Archive - 2013
An anticipation of more funding from the state is a highlight of the Wapakoneta City Schoolâ€™s five-year forecast, the district treasurer says.
District administrators are expecting to receive approximately $14.1 million in state funding for fiscal year 2014, thanks to a new funding model approved in House Bill 59, Wapakoneta City Schools Treasurer Angie Sparks said.
Moon Florist owners have been missing their calico cat â€śAlice,â€ť for more than two weeks.
â€śShe was just sitting outside at noon watching the cars go by,â€ť Moon Florist Owner Deb Kiser said, recalling Oct. 11.
Alice is an old, heavyset and multi-colored cat that has been living in the Moon Florist for six years.
â€śThey say a cat picks you for the owners,â€ť Kiser said about when Alice came pawing at their door. â€śI guess she picked us.â€ť
Plans for future growth continue at the Auglaize County airport.
Neil Armstrong Airport Manager Sean Stroh is working with Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart on plotting parcels to accommodate an annexation into New Knoxville for access to extended village utility lines.
The extension of the underground utility lines â€” water and sanitary â€” is deemed necessary as the existing infrastructure would not be acceptable for a new facility to be tied into, Stroh said.
For more information on the airport's growth, see the Saturday, Oct. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily news.
The Western Buckeye League’s leading rushing team had virtually no issues against the league’s worst run defense Friday, as the Wapakoneta Redskins gained 473 yards on the ground against the winless Van Wert Cougars in their 61-20 win in varsity football action at Eggerss Stadium in Van Wert, on a night when the temperature slowly descended toward freezing.
Friday’s win was Wapakoneta’s seventh consecutive, moving the Redskins to 8-1 overall and 7-1 in the WBL.
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.