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February 25th, 2015

Wapak BOE discusses calendar, choir trip

February 25, 2015

Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner and Wapakoneta High School Choir Director Kathleen Pellington gave reports to the board regarding the 2015-16 school calendar and an overnight show choir trip during a regular board of education meeting Tuesday night.

For more on the meeting, see the Wednesday, Feb. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Village of Botkins discusses budget

February 25, 2015

The Village of Botkins administrator and council members spent some time discussing the Village's 2015 proposed budget during Tuesday night's council meeting.

For more information on the meeting, see the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

February 23rd

No natural gas for the Village of Waynesfield

February 23, 2015

Waynesfield Village Council met Monday night with the big news from village administrator Fred Rowe announcing that the Village of Waynesfield will not be getting natural gas from Ohio Rural Natural Gas Company after investors pulled out of the business.

More on the news will be in Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

UPDATE: Rowe is not ruling out working with Rural Ohio Natural Gas in the future but as of now, deal with the company is on hold.

Arraignment dates announced for Uniopolis murder case

February 23, 2015

Two of the three men who have each been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a Uniopolis man in June have dates set for their arraignment hearings.

Joseph Ray Furry, 30, 821 E. Main St., Van Wert and James P. Dinsmore, 28, currently being held at the Allen County Jail both have their arraignment hearings set in March.

Furry, Dinsomre and Aaron M. Dietrich Sr., 26, of Wapakoneta are charged in the connection with the death of 54-year-old Charles E. Hicks, of Uniopolis, on June 9.

What's on tap for this week

February 23, 2015

There are a few things to look forward to as we wrap up the final week of February. Be sure to grab this week's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News to see the full stories of this week's content.

Monday:

Cridersville Elementary night at Happy Daz - Pictures in Tuesday's paper.

Waynesfield Village Council Meeting - Story will run in Tuesday's paper.

Uniopolis murder case - Arraignment dates have been announced, more in Tuesday's paper.

Heritage Trails Park District Meeting - Story in Tuesday's paper

Tuesday:

Euchre Club - Story in Wednesday's paper.

February 22nd

Wind Chill Advisory for Auglaize County

February 22, 2015

A wind chill advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to 11 am Monday.

Wind chill readings could be as low as 21 below zero. Wind chills will drop past 10 below zero later tonight and stay that low into Monday morning. 

Exposure to such low temperatures may cause frostbite. 

Shooting on Blackhoof Street

February 22, 2015

A 29-year-old male was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center for non-life-threatening injury as a result of a gunshot wound he received early Sunday morning in the 600 block of South Blackhoof Street. Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock said the case remains under investigation.

February 20th

Arrests made in Uniopolis murder case

February 20, 2015

Three men, including a Wapakoneta resident, have been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a Uniopolis man in June.

During a news conference Friday morning, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce announced the arrest of Aaron M. Dietrich Sr., 26, of Wapakoneta, Joseph Ray Furry, 30, of Van Wert, and James P. Dinsmore, 28, of the Allen County Jail, in connection with the death of 54-year-old Charles Hicks, of Uniopolis, on June 9.

WHS to hold a capella festival

February 20, 2015

Wapakoneta High School will be hosting an a capella festival on Saturday, April 11.

For the full story, see the Friday, Feb. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

February 19th

Delays for Friday, Feb. 20

February 19, 2015

Several schools are delayed for Friday, Feb. 20.

One-Hour Delay

Botkins Local School

Two-Hour Delay

Wapakoneta City Schools

Waynesfield-Goshen Local School

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