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January 21st, 2015

Snow, ice need to be cleared

January 21, 2015

Residents are reminded of the need to keep walkways, driveways and steps clear of snow and ice. While the area is getting a brief break from winter’s chill, ice and snow will return.

January 20th

Council OKs Summer Moon changes

January 20, 2015

The Wapakoneta City Council approved the route for this year’s Women At Risk 5K run/walk along with changes to this year’s Summer Moon Festival.

Laura Schwartz came before council to seek approval for the second annual run, which supports Women At Risk International, a nonprofit Christian mission organization with the goal of rescuing, teaching and providing empowerment to women and children around the world who are victims of illegal trafficking and slavery.

Village re-elects council president

January 20, 2015

CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Village Council got down to business during its meeting Monday night to kick off the new year including the election of a new council president, setting dates for this year’s events and changing the time of future council meetings moving forward.

Wapakoneta native was drawn to Africa

January 20, 2015

At the age of 16, Wapakoneta native Melissa Odira knew what she wanted to do with her life.

While on a trip to Africa with her church, Harvest Baptist, she fell in love with the continent.

January 19th

Baby faces heart issues

January 19, 2015

Ellie needs your help, and there are opportunities to help her.

Ellie is the four-month-old daughter of Brandon and Jackie Ward. She is struggling with heart issues that will require several surgeries and possibly a heart transplant.

These surgeries will keep her under hospitalization for the next few months at a minimum and with medical cost through the roof for the Ward family, the family is hosting a benefit to help with Ellie’s mounting expenses. 

Nursery to offer program on miniature gardens

January 19, 2015

BOTKINS — Spend some time perfecting your green thumb and learning about miniature gardens at Kah Nursery and Garden Center’s Miniature Garden Seminar.

January 16th

Unused items up for auction

January 16, 2015

If you’re looking to purchase a used car, you would likely search local car dealerships first to find the best deal. Your best option, however, may be found in a place you would not expect.

The county commissioners are running an online auction on the county’s website,, where local residents can find three vehicles up for sale, as well as flashlights, AC adapters and lens filters. 

Wellness Center gets a makeover

January 16, 2015

The Wapakoneta YMCA looks to have its relocation and remodeling of the Wellness Center’s free weight area wrapped up this weekend.

The work began about two or three weeks ago and was brought on by the suggestions of facility members, CEO Josh Little said.

Carver faces 14 years

January 16, 2015

A Wapakoneta man, originally charged on 15 counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance and voyeurism, is now set for his sentencing hearing after the completion of his pre-sentence investigation. 

Bernard Carver, 65, currently being held at the Auglaize County Jail, will attend his sentencing hearing on Friday, Feb. 20 in the Common Pleas Courtroom in front of Judge Frederick Pepple.

W-G re-elects officers

January 16, 2015

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education re-elected Dave Pepple and Jeff Schultz as president and vice president during an organizational meeting this week. 

W-G Superintendent Chris Pfister said he and the other board members are excited to have the two men back to serve another term. 

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