Archive - 2013
Wapakoneta Zombie Walk - Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 - starting at the Wapakoneta Middle School and walking thru downtown and back to the middle school.
The Grand Marshall's Award at the Wapakoneta Parade went to: "Monster" Kiss Tribute Band. See today's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily for all awards given.
Don't miss the Wapakoneta Varsity Football Game tonight at Van Wert - 7:30 pm.
BOTKINS — Many families bond around an activity, hobby or event that they enjoy doing.
For some, it may be traveling, boating or hunting.
For members of the Flora family in Botkins, they bond and learn through running.
The mother, Tina, 41, and the father, Matt, 44, each run on their own, as Tina runs on her own to stay in shape, while Matt competes in events every so often.
Tina has run the longest event of anyone in the family, having run a 50K marathon before.
BOTKINS — Cameron Flora and Chloe Flora are having virtually identical success in 2013 during their sophomore years.
The twins’ respective cross country teams qualified for the regional meet last Saturday after districts.
Cameron and Chloe earned placed third overall in their respective Shelby County Athletic League meets Oct. 12.
They were each third individually at districts also.
Cameron described what he believes Chloe’s strengths are as a competitive runner.
Wapakoneta Kapow Club, Wapakoneta Daily News and the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce Costume Contest is at 6:00 tonight in front of the announcement booth.
A 60-year-old rural Wapakoneta man was arrested Wednesday following a grand jury indictment for charges involving the use of a minor in nudity-oriented material.
Gregory N. Hengstler, 60, 13690 Brown Road, faces one count of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material, a second-degree felony, one count of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a fifth-degree felony.
A few high school seniors were caught playing with Barbie dolls Wednesday morning in the main hall of the Wapakoneta High School.
The âMath Modelingâ class, a college transition math class, spent its class time bungee jumping Barbie dolls off a 16-foot, 7-inch drop at the high school.
âThey are learning how to use mathematics to predict things,â math teacher Darrell Heintz said.
Wapakoneta Halloween Parade tonight at 6:30 p.m.
For the second straight game, the Wapakoneta Redskins will face a winless opponent.
Wapak, after playing the 0-7 St. Marys Roughriders last Friday, will travel to Van Wert this coming Friday to play the 0-8 Cougars in the second to last regular season game, a Western Buckeye League contest in varsity football action at Eggerss Stadium.
The Redskins, after seeing St. Marys’ wing-T offense last Friday, will face another spread offense from Van Wert this Friday.