Archive - Jan 29, 2014
Virginia M. â€śGinnyâ€ť Hundley, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. She was born in Clay Township on Nov. 15, 1933 to Glenn and Ethel (Dudgeon) Hittepole, who preceded her in death. She married Lowell D. Hundley and he passed away on Nov. 27, 2009.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins and the St. Marys Roughriders will meet today for the second time this season in a dual match.
This time, however, the Auglaize County rivals will meet far from the county borders, as the two schools will travel to Toledo this afternoon to continue their participation in the state dual team tournament.
After tonight’s round of competition, the 24 state tournament participants will be determined.
Snow rollers, seen along Dixie Highway north of Wapakoneta, are a rare, natural phenomena, according to the National Weather Service, that require the right mix of snow, wind and cold. The snow must be icy and crunchy underfoot and falling snow cannot stick to the lower layer for them to occur.
Wendell Hampp, 91, has lived in the area since 1940 and said he has never seen anything like it.
BOTKINS — At a regular Botkins Village Council meeting, Village Administrator Jesse Kent addressed council with concerns about the village roadways.
“County Engineer Bob Geuy said at this point there’s no more salt to be had,” Kent said. “We’re under a statewide shortage. We’re going to make do with what we have.”
If there is an urgent need for salt, Kent said the village will be able to get by. He said the village still has a sufficient supply of grit.