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October 28th, 2013

Election forum planned for Wednesday

October 28, 2013

Locals are invited to come out and meet the candidates for 2013 general election during an election forum to be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Wapakoneta’s YMCA Community Room. 

The Wapakoneta Daily News is organizing the event as a service to the community, Publisher Deb Zwez said. 

“It’s really important for the community to ask questions,” Zwez said, noting that the forum is open to the public.

Funding forecast

October 28, 2013

An anticipation of more funding from the state is a highlight of the Wapakoneta City School’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.

Celebrity cat missing downtown

October 28, 2013

Moon Florist owners have been missing their calico cat “Alice,” for more than two weeks.
“She was just sitting outside at noon watching the cars go by,” 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.
“They say a cat picks you for the owners,” Kiser said about when Alice came pawing at their door. “I guess she picked us.”

Airport continues to plan for future

October 28, 2013

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 — water and sanitary — 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.

October 25th

Wapakoneta Zombie Walk

October 25, 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.

Grand Marshall's Award

October 25, 2013

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.

FOOTBALL ACTION

October 25, 2013

Don't miss the Wapakoneta Varsity Football Game tonight at Van Wert - 7:30 pm.

October 24th

Costume Contest

October 24, 2013

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.

Local arrested, charged with three felonies by Sheriff's Office

October 24, 2013

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.

Bungeeing Barbies

October 24, 2013

A few high school seniors were caught playing with Barbie dolls Wednesday morning in the main hall of the Wapakoneta High School.
The “Math Modeling” 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.
“They are learning how to use mathematics to predict things,” math teacher Darrell Heintz said.

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