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November 4th, 2014

Unofficial election results

November 4, 2014

Unofficial election results show the Heritage Park District levy and the Buckland levy failing. Details in Wednesday's WDN.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 4, 2014

Pro Football Weekend Recap
Thursday 10/30
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)

New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
Sunday 11/2
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)

City street projects moving forward

November 4, 2014

At-Large Councilman Dan Graf gave council members an update on activities at the Streets and Alleys Committee at council’s regular meeting Monday.

As part of the report, Graf said that the sidewalk on state Route 501 to the north edge of the Happy Daz property would be completed this fall by either Happy Daz or the city.

Threats on school bus lead to arrest

November 4, 2014

A Wapakoneta High School student was taken to the West Central Juvenile Detention Center Monday after making threats to other students on a school bus.

“We basically had a kid who became very disruptive on a bus, making threats, that type of thing,” Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner said. “The bus driver very appropriately called the police, and that student is now incarcerated.”

Cat spat leads to altercation

November 4, 2014

The Auglaize County Humane Society, located on 616 N. Dixie Highway in Wapakoneta, shelters animals of all kinds such as cats, dogs, birds, guinea pigs, ferrets and rabbits, but does not have enough room to shelter kittens and cats.

November 3rd

Library expands offerings

November 3, 2014

The Auglaize County Public Library not only allows patrons to rent out books, CDs and DVDs, but now kitchenware. 

Yes, kitchenware. Anything from pots and pans to cookie cutters and oven mitts the library launched its Kitchen Collection campaign on Saturday in hopes of broadening its audience.  

Acres seeks to replace 2 vehicles

November 3, 2014

Allocating funds to replace two vehicles was the top priority discussed among county commissioners and Auglaize Acres Administrator Kim Sudhoff during a budget meeting Oct. 30. 

The retirement home currently owns a wheelchair-accessible van and a Ford Crown Victoria car that are used for transporting residents. Both vehicles are starting to break down in one way or another, Sudhoff said, and will “definitely” be replaced within the next year. 

Talent shines at Revue

November 3, 2014

What do you get when you cross beloved classic tunes, modern hits, dancing and a magic show? The Wapakoneta High School’s Redskin Revue, that’s what.

The Redskin Revue, held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night, was comprised of 20 acts, all performed by high school students who auditioned for a spot. It was held in the Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center and was broken up into two acts with a brief intermission in between.

James E. “Jimmy” Shields, 68

November 3, 2014

James E. “Jimmy” Shields, 68, of Jackson Center, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Jimmy was born on June 21, 1946, in Lima, to the late Garl E. and Eva A. Buffenbarger Shields. He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Harold; two brothers, Kenneth L. Cook Sr. and Harold E. Minnich; a niece, Theresa Minnich; and a nephew, David Minnich.

October 31st

Wapakoneta goes 10-0, wins league

November 1, 2014

What a treat for the Redskins on a wicked night of weather on Halloween, as Wapakoneta captured the Western Buckeye League title outright and finished the regular season unbeaten with a 10-0 record Friday. Wapakoneta last completed a 10-0 season in 1986.

The Redskins also unofficially secured the first seed in Division III, Region 10, with their 31-0 win Friday over the Shawnee Indians in varsity football action at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta.

A 3-pointer by Bluffton’s Bret Rumer with 3 seconds left in the fourth quarter tied the...
Facing their best opponent of the season — the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds —...
The lightswitch turned back on for the Wapakoneta Redskins’ offense in the third quarter...


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