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December 5th

Board discusses public input on fair move

December 5, 2012

The Auglaize County Agricultural Society, or Fair Board, memberes again discussed the possibility of moving the county fair to June.

Traditionally, the fair has been held the last week on July, though a change in the date is not unprecedented. However, moving it into June would be the earliest date the fair has started.

Auglaize County Fairgrounds Secretary Fred Piehl said the discussion during Monday’s Fair Board meeting does not center on board members trying to push through or a move that they are actively seeking.

December 4th

Happy Holidays from The Bridge

December 4, 2012

Join us at The Bridge for our New Year's Eve Celebration. 937-492-2542, downtown Sidney!

Council asks mayor to resign

December 4, 2012

UNIOPOLIS — Miffed by a narrow election defeat that was swayed by what some councilors are calling misinformation, several councilors railed against Uniopolis Mayor Bill Rolston Monday.

A vote requesting the mayor’s resignation was called, but the measure ultimately failed.

However, it did not stop the harsh words councilors had for Rolston during the meeting.

Motorist evades OSHP

December 4, 2012

The driver of a stolen truck remains at large after fleeing from a trooper with the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) early Saturday morning near Hume Road.

OSHP Wapakoneta Post Commander Lt. Scott Carrico said the trooper attempted to stop the 2007 white Chevrolet truck for a marked lanes violation on at 1:43 a.m. Saturday while traveling north on Interstate 75.

“The driver slowed down as if to stop then got back on the Interstate,” Carrico said.

Wapakoneta city councilor resigns

December 4, 2012

Three-term Wapakoneta Councilor-at-large Steve Walter announced Monday his resignation from Wapakoneta City Council effective Dec. 31 citing health reasons for ending his latest two-year term early.

December 3rd

Merry Christmas from The Spot!

December 3, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the staff at The Spot in Downtown Sidney!

Busy schedule dominates life of W-G junior

December 3, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen High School junior Mindy Brookhart is a self-motivator.

A look at her schedule makes it easy for people to believe her.

Brookhart, who has been a football cheerleader since the second grade, is a basketball cheerleader for the first time this year. The daughter of Heidi and Tom Brookhart has two older brothers, Troy, 18, and Paul, 21.

She keeps herself so busy, she spends her spare time just catching up on the necessities of life.

Jim Harpest retires from post with city

December 3, 2012

With only a couple hours left on this city worker’s last day, he is checking his notes and going over files.

On Friday, Wapakoneta Engineering Department technician Jim Harpest ignored cutting a cake in his honor and instead reviewed 10 pages of notes he made to help others in the office after he leaves.

Santa arrives

December 3, 2012

An annual children’s holiday event drew hundreds of children and adults to Wapakoneta this weekend, as the event organizer says many factors contributed to the large turnout.

Children made holiday memories to last a lifetime Saturday as they filled downtown Wapakoneta streets during the sixth annual Children’s Hometown Holiday.

“There are huge crowds,” Children’s Hometown Holiday organizer Elaine Poppe said, “more than last year.”

Fog delay

December 3, 2012

Due to warm weather arriving in the area, Wapakoneta City Schools and St. Marys City Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay this morning. If any changes are announced, they will be posted. Have a safe morning and a good day.

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