February 4th, 2015
The Hickory Pit BBQ has opened at the Shell station on Bellefontaine St.
Two people were cited for marijuana possession after being pulled over by Auglaize County Sheriff's deputies.
Read about these crimes and more in tomorrow's paper.
Timothy Scott Workman has appeared in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court this morning on grounds for sentencing on 79 charges of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented and tampering with evidence.
UPDATE: A hearing earlier this morning, several motions, including motion for a new trial, was denied by Judge Frederick Pepple.
The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office is advising residents to be prepared for slick roadways as the county may see 1 to 2 inches of snow throughout this evening.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock has announced the formation of a new program that provides an opportunity for officers to meet with residents in specific neighborhoods within the city in the hope of increasing positive interaction between citizens and law enforcement.
PACT, which stands for “police and citizens together,” is an expansion of National Night Out, an annual event meant to enhance police-community partnerships and promote involvement in crime prevention activities.
Duchouquet Township trustees heard from hunters and residents of the Oakwood Hills subdivision on Tuesday regarding goose hunting on the Auglaize River.
Yesterday, the Wapakoneta Family YMCA kicked off its Annual Family Support Campaign. In today's paper, we have a story on the campaign, including testimonials from two members of the assistance program, and an update on the Y's newest program, Silver Sneakers.
Wapakoneta 50, Elida 24, final
Defiance 35, Wapakoneta 33, final
In the final league dual match of the season, in a meeting between two 8-0 teams, Defiance prevailed Tuesday at Wapakoneta High School.
The two teams will compete again Saturday in the Western Buckeye League championships in Defiance.
Wapakoneta 69, Sidney 67, final, double overtime
Waynesfield-Goshen senior Brandon Bly will sign a National Letter of Intent to play at Ashland University on Wednesday, which is National Signing Day for high school recruits looking to play at an NCAA school.
Bly participated in the Blue-Grey All-American Game last month in Tampa, Fla.
For a story covering Bly's signing, see the Thursday, Feb. 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Monday, Feb. 2
Wapakoneta 52, Bellefontaine 34
BELLEFONTAINE — Megan Watt tied a school record with seven made 3-pointers Monday in a non-league win over Bellefontaine.
Watt had 21 points for the game from the seven 3s. Carly Buzzard added 12 points for Wapakoneta.
For a game recap, see the Tuesday, Feb. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.