Archive - Apr 29, 2014
Louise E. Neuman, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Auglaize Acres. She was born Dec. 14, 1933, in Allen County, the daughter of Cloyd and Iona (Hager) Sakemiller, who preceded her in death. On April 18, 1952, she married G. Delbert Neuman, and he died on Sept. 11, 1999.
WAYNESFIELD — For the second straight meeting, a lengthy discussion ensued regarding the benefits of keeping Waynesfield Village Administrator Fred Rowe versus bringing back a three-person board of public affairs.
At a regular village council meeting Monday night, Waynesfield resident Barb Earle asked each council member if ridding the village of an administrator was something that was under serious consideration.
A night of singing, dancing, awards, dinner and much more will help close out the season for this year’s members of the Wapakoneta Singsation.
On Friday, Singsation will present their Cabaret, beginning with dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the Wapakoneta High School cafeteria. Although tickets for the dinner portion are no longer available, members of the community are encouraged to buy tickets for the show portion of the evening for $5. Those tickets will be available at the Performing Arts Center door starting at 6:45 p.m.
A family discovered a stranger on their couch when they woke up at 5:19 a.m. on Sunday, April 27 at 917 West Auglaize St., Wapakoneta.
Tasha Sheipline, 33, of the residence called police after noticing the intruder in the house. Sheipline said she had heard a noise around 3:30 a.m., but dismissed it, thinking it was her children.
When police arrived at the door of the residence, the intruder, Bryan Leonard 41, of 620 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, unlocked the door for the officers.
Leonard was incarcerated at the Auglaize County Jail for burglary.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins held on for a 5-4 win Monday against the Kenton Wildcats in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game at Wapakoneta High School.
Since a loss in the league opener to Van Wert, the Redskins have won five straight WBL games and are currently tied for second place.
Wapakoneta’s win Monday set up a showdown scheduled for this afternoon between Wapakoneta (12-4, 5-1) and unbeaten Defiance, which is alone in first place in the WBL standings.