March 18th, 2015
The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education on Tuesday approved a lease agreement to provide students in grades six through 12 with their own Chromebooks as part of the district's one-to-one computing initiative.
For more of the board meeting, read the Wednesday, March 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Four local basketball players earned Special Mention honors within the Northwest District, as the Associated Press released Friday the end-of-season all-district teams for the 2014-15 high school basketball season.
Adam Henderson, Carly Buzzard, Maddi Stiles of Wapakoneta and Abbie Van Horn of Waynesfield-Goshen were named Special Mention performers for their efforts on the hardwood this winter.
Representatives of AIP Logistics, 300 Industrial Drive, Wapakoneta, will make their court appearance today at 10 a.m. in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom with regard to gas leaks in August, November and December of last year.
The case has been rescheduled once the city of Wapakoneta filed a motion to intervene last month.
We have a busy week of news for our readers this week in our edition of "What's on Tap" for this week.
By now, you have already seen today's paper, so below, we will have a list of what to expect to see in this week's papers.
For a full story on all of this week's news, be sure to grab your print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
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Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash on state Route 67.
Jason A. Lashlee, Jr, 20, of Lima, drove left of center and struck a vehicle driven by Tracey A Regula, 36, of Wapakoneta.
Lashlee was pronounced dead at the scene by Auglaize County Coroner. Regula was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital by Wapakoneta EMS.
The crash occurred at 6:42 a.m. Monday. A partial story is in Monday's newspaper. A more complete story will be in Tuesday's newspaper as information becomes available.
Tyler Copeland finished fifth and Landon Hall placed sixth as they concluded their appearances in the state championships Saturday.
The two Wapakoneta Redskins sophomores each entered the final day of the Division II state meet in the consolation semifinals Saturday and lost their first match to move into the fifth-place consolation match.
COLUMBUS — Landon Hall and Tyler Copeland survived the second day of the state tournament, while Heath Newman was eliminated with consecutive losses.
The three representatives of the Wapakoneta Redskins competed throughout the day Friday in the high school Division II wrestling state championships at the Jerome Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University.
Hall and Copeland will each wrestle their consolation semifinal matches Saturday. They have both secured a state placement between third and sixth place.
This week's top stories in the print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News:
Monday: Wapakoneta High School's Signsation hosted the annual "Music and More" event for the 14th year.
Tuesday: A proposal to raise the rates the city charges for EMS services drew criticism from one Wapakoneta resident.
Wednesday: The judge in the AIP case will withhold his ruling on whether the city will join the case as AIP and the Ohio EPA work out details on whether the logistics company can safely handle a toxic substance.
The Wapakoneta Redskins captured the high school girls bowling Division I state title Friday.
The Redskins defeated Mentor in the finals, three games to one, in a best-of-five Baker match to clinch the title.
This is the first ever state championship for the Wapakoneta girls bowling program.
For a story about the Redskins' state title, read the Saturday, March 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
COLUMBUS — Wapakoneta Redskins sophomore Landon Hall won his 182-pound championship quarterfinal match Friday morning at the state wrestling tournament.
Hall will wrestle in the championship semifinals Friday evening, having now secured a place of sixth or better at state.
Wapakoneta's other two state qualifiers, Tyler Copeland (132) and Heath Newman (170), each lost their championship semifinal match Friday morning.