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October 31, 2013

In the contested race for Wapakoneta City Council’s three councilors-at-large seats, the four candidates laid out their decision-making process from relying on research to depending on experience, as well as their talents in consensus building or having the fortitude to make a decision based on their character.
The candidates for councilor-at-large — Rachel Barber, Tom Finkelmeier Jr., Randy Fisher and Dan Graf — addressed approximately 30 people Wednesday gathered at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA.

Wapakoneta, Shawnee heading in opposite directions

October 31, 2013

Sports Editor

The two teams in Friday’s matchup are heading in opposite directions.

The Wapakoneta Redskins (8-1) have won seven consecutive games, have unofficially clinched a playoff berth and are virtually scoring at will.

The Shawnee Indians (2-7) have lost six straight games, have two wins against opponents with zero wins and are struggling to score points.

The two teams will meet Friday in Lima in the 2013 regular season finale for the varsity football year, in the ninth and final Western Buckeye League game.

October 30th

Janice A. Myers, 77

October 30, 2013

Janice A. Myers, 77, of Cridersville, died at noon Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Lima to Derwood and Genevieve Arnold Aspinall, who preceded her in death. She married Ned Edward Myers in 1953 who survives in Cridersville.

TRICK OR TREAT

October 30, 2013

WAPAKONETA TRICK OR TREAT has been changed noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 due to expected inclement weather conditions on Thursday, Halloween, Wapakoneta Mayor Rodney Metz declared today.

The village of Cridersville has changed trick or treat to 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 due to expected inclement weather conditions on Thursday, Halloween.

Miller's buys Sun Industrial

October 30, 2013

Sun Industrial Chemical Inc, a business that has been in operation in Wapakoneta for nearly 30 years, will be under new ownership beginning Friday. The company sold to Miller’s Textile Service.
“I’d like to thank all our customers, and especially Wapakoneta, for its cordialness and support over the many years,” owner Pat Koester said.
Sun Industrial Chemical has been providing commercial cleaning products and hygienic paper supplies in 12 counties, with Auglaize County and Wapakoneta serving as the main “hub.”

Dinner supports area cancer group

October 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — All year long, the Cancer Association of Auglaize County (CAAC) provides nourishment for cancer patients who are losing weight due to treatment, but Friday the group will feed the community at large while raising the money to support those patients for the rest of the year.
Its annual spaghetti dinner, in its 10th year, is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at the St. Marys Eagles Club.

Poppe: Hasan case exposes conflict in Bill of Rights

October 30, 2013

Representing the man who is responsible for the worst mass murder on a military base in U.S. history and who wants to die for his crimes, his attorney says military justice officials are now realizing a conflict can arise from the U.S. Constitution.
Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, who had an informal discussion with members of the Auglaize County Bar Association Tuesday, said the trial of Maj. Nidal Hassan, who killed 13 people and shot nearly three dozens others, brings into conflict two provisions in the Bill of Rights.

Wapakoneta moves from 1st to 3rd in region

October 30, 2013

From staff reports

After three straight weeks as the top team in their region, the Wapakoneta Redskins moved to third in the penultimate weekly computer ratings for prep football, released Tuesday by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.

Wapakoneta (8-1) was ranked first in Division III, Region 10 from Oct. 8 until Tuesday.

October 29th

3 write-ins on ballot

October 29, 2013

With three candidates officially running as write-ins in Tuesday’s general election, voters have been curious how to properly cast ballots in their favor.
Auglaize County Elections Board Director Michelle Wilcox explained that the ballot has a space on it that says “write in” followed by a line, on which the candidate’s name should be written. An oval beside “write-in candidate” must also be filled in to indicate a desire to vote for that person.

Traditions keep Fall Fest alive

October 29, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Halloween creatures paraded Cridersville in a search for candy and family fun during the annual Fall Festival and parade Monday night.
Locals crowded East Main Street to get a glimpse of the businesses and organizations participating in the parade. More than 200 parents and children followed the parade back to the Cridersville Fire Department, where the facilities hosted the annual costume contest and fall festivities. 

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