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January 8th, 2015

Planning helps keep local pantry stocked

January 8, 2015

The end of the holiday season brings a drop in donations for many food pantries.

January 7th

Committee mulls projects for 2015

January 7, 2015

The Wapakoneta City Council’s Streets and Alleys Committee reported Monday evening that it recently discussed a number of possible future projects and the status of current projects.

Pending final cost estimates and completion of the city’s annual budget, the committee is considering curbing on Gibbs Street, grinding and overlay for Cherry Street and Rauthland Avenue, and grind and overlay on West Pearl Street with some curb repair.

Winter brings challenges for the elderly

January 7, 2015

It seems winter weather has finally made its way to Wapakoneta, and with it comes risks and complications for the elderly.

Problems they face include hypothermia and frostbite, Debbie McElroy, administrator of the Gardens at Wapakoneta said.

Vape lounge opening soon

January 7, 2015

A new e-cigarette shop will soon open in Wapakoneta, specializing in selling not just the products themselves, but also creating a lounge area where vaping enthusiasts can socialize.

CAS Vapors will tentatively open on Jan. 19, and will be located in the building that previously belonged to The Fourth Wall comic book shop on 28 W. Auglaize St. 

January 6th

Mabry case delayed

January 6, 2015

A hearing on several motions filed by the attorney of a Celina man charged in the 1981 death of a St. Marys man has been delayed for several weeks.

City, county, state ready for snow ... are you?

January 6, 2015

By the time you’re reading this, a couple inches of snow are on the ground, area schools were delayed and you’ve probably been out or know someone who has been out shoveling snow.

Rest assured though, the city of Wapakoneta and area businesses are prepared for the weather, and so can you. 

Zoning issue raises fears

January 6, 2015

A zoning request brought three residents before council Monday evening to express their displeasure.

According to Mayor Rodney Metz, Chuck Kentner has requested that a property he owns along the railroad spur east of Willipie Street be rezoned from commercial to manufacturing.

January 5th

County welcomes first baby of 2015

January 5, 2015

ST. MARYS — The first baby of the new year at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys is Kennady Jo Slife, daughter of Alyssa Rockwood and Kyle Slife, who was born at 11:59 p.m. Friday.

The first child for Rockwood and Slife, Rockwood said the birth was a quick three hours.

“It was fast and painful, but worth it,” Rockwood said.

Botkins school dedicated

January 5, 2015

BOTKINS — Botkins community members, faculty and students piled into the new school’s gymnasium on Sunday afternoon for its dedication ceremony.

“Today, we dedicate this school to the community of Botkins and to the students of Botkins Local School district,” superintendent Connie Schneider said. “This facility holds a future of possibilities built on the foundations and rich traditions of the past. The future awaits.”

Wapakoneta gas supplier named

January 5, 2015

The city of Wapakoneta has selected IGS Energy of Dublin, Ohio, as the supplier of natural gas to participants in its Natural Gas Aggregation Program, according to a letter sent to residents and small businesses throughout the city last week. 

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  From staff reports Wapakoneta High School sophomore Brandon Kennard won the 2014-15...
The following varsity sporting events scheduled for Saturday have been canceled.  ...

 

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