February 19th, 2015
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Edwin Pierce will be holding a News Conference at 10 a.m. Friday at the Auglaize County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
This News Conference will be addressing recent developments in the murder investigation of Charles Hicks who was found murdered in the village of Uniopolis on June 9th, 2014.
We have court coverage today as AIP Logistics makes their first appearance in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom this morning.
Be sure to follow our website for updates and grab your Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the full story.
UPDATE 8:33 Court orders today's hearing to be vacated, rescheduled for March. 17 at 10 a.m.
Parties shall submit joint status reports informing the court on the progress of the case every 30 days beginning March 19.
The March 17 hearing is motion to intervene of the city of Wapakoneta.
UPDATE: 7:48 a.m. - Waynesfield-Goshen schools are closed.
Botkins Local Schools, Wapakoneta City Schools and Waynesfield-Goshen Local School are all on a two-hour delay for tomorrow, Feb. 19, 2015. There will be no AM preschool.
The Cridersville Village Park Committee meeting will be held tonight at the Village Hall at 6:30 p.m. The main event, discussing what steps to further to on the complete redesign of Legacy Park, which is slated to happen later this year.
Be sure to grab an edition of Thursday's Wapakoneta Daily News to see what village administrator Jarid Kohlreiser and others on the committee had to say as the construction of the park nears.
A two-car accident occurred at the intersection of State route 501 and Infirmary Road, about a half-mile north of Wapakoneta.
For a complete story on the accident, see the Thursday, Feb. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
National Weather Service has put a Wind Chill Warning in effect until noon Thursday, as the wind chill will range from 25 to 30 degrees below zero.
NWS has also put a Wind Chill Advisory into effect from 4 p.m. today until noon Friday with readings 10 to 24 degrees below zero.
Snow squalls will be possible through early Wednesday evening, along with gusty winds making white out conditions possible.
Minster 52, Wapakoneta 45, final
MINSTER — After holding an 11-point halftime lead, the Wildcats held off a pesky Redskins effort in the second half.
Alexis Wuebker led all scorers for Minster with 20 points and Rosie Westerbeck had 11 points.
Riley Culver led the Redskins with 10 points.
Parkway 60, Waynesfield-Goshen 54, final
ROCKFORD — Four of the five Tigers starters reached double figures in scoring during the loss.
The Wapakoneta Sertoma Club will hold its 40th Annual Chili Day on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the K of C Hall.
Tickets are $7 each. Proceeds go to Speech and Hearing Therapy.
The Auglaize County Cattleman's Association crowned this year's Beef Queen and Princess and presented a local veterinarian with the Cattleman of the Year award at its annual banquet Tuesday night.
Eighteen-year-old Michaela Kramer was named queen and 14-year-old Jenna Heitkamp was selected as princess during the banquet, which took place at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
Dr. Andy Mack, a veterinarian at Tri-County Veterinary Service, was presented with the 2015 Cattleman of the Year award.
BOTKINS — Mitch Stone and the Botkins Trojans nailed the visiting Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers early and often Monday during a 64-35 win in a non-league varsity boys basketball game.
Botkins took a 37-16 lead into the locker rooms at halftime, with Stone tallying 13 of his game-high 17 points in the first half.
Mitch Goubeaux added 12 points, and while Reid Manger and Cameron Flora had nine points for the Trojans.
Collin Lowe scored 11 of the Tigers’ 19 points after halftime, totaling a team-high 15 for the game.