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September 14th

Redskins rebound by dominating the 'Dawgs, 42-0

September 14, 2013

Sports Editor

A hot week of practice for the Wapakoneta Redskins became even more heated in the aftermath of last Friday’s loss to Kenton. The result this time was a sound 42-0 victory Friday over the Elida Bulldogs in a Western Buckeye League varsity football contest at Harmon Field.

Wapak lost 52-16 last Friday to Kenton in its WBL opener.

“I’m just so proud of our kids this week,” Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye said. “We upped the heat in the kitchen, and the kids responded.

Mechanicsburg dismantles W-G, 54-16

September 14, 2013

Staff Writer

WAYNESFIELD — Once again, it appeared the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers may have been ready to get the season started.

However, what happened after the first nine minutes of game time was a complete massacre, as Mechanicsburg ran away with the game early.

The Indians put the game away after a rough start, rolling up a 54-2 lead before the Tigers finally reached paydirt for the first time this season, doing so twice in the second quarter.

September 13th

Mini horses help in a big way

September 13, 2013

Brushing the long white mane of Sunny, a rural Waynesfield woman talks about how her miniature horses are fulfilling her dream to help people through therapy and literacy programs she created.
Tava Ridenour, president of Mini Adventures Inc., a miniature horse therapy and literacy program which travels to nine Ohio counties to provide its non-profit services, said even though she dreamt that one day she would be able to offer something like this to help others, she never imagined how big it would become.

Save the roof

September 13, 2013

Melva Robinson says she has worked hard all of her life.
And at times, she felt she didn’t have a whole lot to show for it.
That was why Robinson got excited when she learned two of her neighbors, Cindy and Greg Warner, nominated her for the national No Roof Left Behind program in March. Later on, she was named one of four finalists to receive a free roof from Frost Roofing, of Wapakoneta.
For complete story see the Saturday, Sept. 14, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Man burned at factory

September 13, 2013

A man working second shift at a Wapakoneta factory Friday night was transported by Life Flight after receiving severe burns.
The 51-year-old employee was burnt by boiling water while working at General Aluminum, 13663 Short Road, Wapakoneta, shortly after 7 p.m., according to local scanner traffic from the Wapakoneta Police and Wapakoneta EMS.
The man, whose family had not yet been identified, suffered what was described as second-degree burns to between 50 and 60 percent of his body.

Karen S. Sheipline, 72

September 13, 2013

Karen S. Sheipline, 72, of Hershey, Pa., formally of Columbus, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at her home, while under Hospice care.
She was born Sept. 10, 1940, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Sylvia (Wear) and Roy Reed.
Surviving are her husband, Larry L. Sheipline, of Hershey, Pa. (formally of Wapakoneta); and two brothers, Frank J. Reed Sr., of Columbus, and William (Bill) A. (Sheila) Reed, of Bexley.

County to add charge

September 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
County offices and agencies using a fuel complex at the Auglaize County Engineer’s Office are to pay an additional 15 cents per gallon to help maintain the system.
The decision was made recently after Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart approached the county commissioners about a way to pay for upgrades needed to keep the fuel complex operational.
Fourteen agencies other than the Engineer’s Office use the fueling station ‘sfuels at cost. All 15 agencies would be charged the 15 cent per gallon fee.

Mom enters arena

September 13, 2013

BOTKINS — With three school-aged children and one preschooler, Casey Deitz never pictured herself as a politician.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak fire truck sale moot, must be advertised for bids

September 13, 2013

A local village took steps to move forward this week with the purchase of a fire truck from the city of Wapakoneta, but the sale may have hit a snag.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak clinches share of WBL regular season title

September 13, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins clinched a share of the regular season Western Buckeye League title Thursday.
Wapak, with a 5-0 win Thursday over the St. Marys Roughriders, improved to 8-0 in the WBL through eight matches with one to play.

The Redskins will face Van Wert on Monday in its league finale.

A win by Wapak against Van Wert would clinch the league’s regular season title outright and would give Wapak 10 points for first place entering the WBL tournament.

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