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September 25th

WingFest raises funds for local veterans

September 25, 2013

Sweet habenero, bourbon barbecue, hot and spicy, mustard marinade — “Northwest Ohio’s Original Wing Competition” has seen every chicken wing recipe in Ohio — or has it?
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 24th

Redskins outlast Ottawa-Glandorf, win by 1 goal

September 24, 2013

Sports Editor

Though they are essentially out of contention for the league title, the Wapakoneta Redskins enjoyed handing the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans the same fate Monday, as Wapak edged O-G in a Western Buckeye League varsity girls soccer game, 3-2, at Ryan Field.

The Redskins held onto a 2-1 lead for 25 minutes, since just before halftime.

September 23rd

Wapakoneta's Zofkie top singles seed at sectionals

September 23, 2013

From staff reports

Statewide sectional tournament draws were held Sunday for the start of the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls tennis individual state championships.

The Wapakoneta Redskins will be participating in the Division I Northwest District sectional tournament Oct. 3 and 5 at Findlay.

Wapakoneta freshman Allie Zofkie is the first overall seed in the singles bracket.

Zofkie, who is undefeated as of Monday, will play Perrysburg freshman Nora Abdul-Aziz for her first match in the round of 16.

Harold J. Baumann, 75

September 23, 2013

Harold J. Baumann, 75, of Kenmore, N.Y., a retired Buffalo school teacher, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Hospice, at the Beechwood residence.
He was the first student from Regis High School to attend Canisius College. He began his career with Sears in the credit department and then decided teaching was the job for him.
He spent 30 years with the Buffalo Board of Education as a teacher and a truant (attendance) officer. He was a member of the school masters association and the Tuesday Morning Retired Attendance Teachers Breakfast Club.

Glenna Shirley, 63

September 23, 2013

Glenna Mae Shirley, 63, of Quincy, died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Cridersville Healthcare Center in Cridersville.
She was born March 17, 1950, in Welch, W. Va., a daughter of the late Rebecca Jane (Shepherd) and William Eli Lester.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers; Okey and Osie Lester.
She was married to Roy Shirley and he died Oct. 12, 1997.

Carolyn McCreary, 93

September 23, 2013

Carolyn McCreary, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 22, 1919, in Lima, to Carrie (Billiter) and Edward “Butch” Nebcour. On Sept. 21, 1956, she married Carl Thomas McCreary, who preceded her in death in 1994.
Mrs. McCreary had been a housekeeper and a waitress at the Delite Cafe in the 1960s.
Survivors include a grandson, Matthew (Ciera Carpenter) McCreary, of Wapakoneta; and four great-grandchildren, Destiny McCreary, Tiah McCreary, Ayden McCreary; and Landon Miller.

Volunteers key

September 23, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Auglaize County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) members continue to prepare for the possibility of a disaster and what might be needed.
New LEPC Secretary Don Jump said the volunteer Citizen Corps continues to work toward developing and tweaking a plan for a Volunteer Reception Center. The plan was tried out during a full-scale training exercise in June.
Jump said after that training, they are putting the final touches on the plan.

Cook-off winners gain ‘bragging rights’

September 23, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — Turkey Day came two months early in Waynesfield, where locals participated in their annual cook-off to see who makes the best Thanksgiving turkey.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Jury returns guilty verdict

September 23, 2013

Defense attorney Gerald Siesel argued during closing arguments Friday that the state simply had not proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Robby Barnett was present and therefore responsible for the death of 53-year-old Jeffrey Aldrich.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 21st

Redskins beat Bath, 21-0; record 2nd straight shutout

September 21, 2013

Sports Editor

Amid the rainy conditions and mud-soaked field, Wapakoneta Redskins senior running back Zach Schmerge ran for all three of his team’s touchdowns in the first half Friday.

The Redskins recorded a 21-0 victory over the Bath Wildcats in Western Buckeye League varsity football action in Lima.

Schmerge accounted for 177 yards on 34 carries Friday, leading the Redskins’ rushing attack, which sits atop the WBL.

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