January 28th, 2015
A longstanding restaurant that has been a staple in the community of Lakeview has gotten a facelift thanks to a new owner who transformed it from a nautical-themed seafood and steak restaurant to an upscale, casual Italian bistro.
J. Capitano's, formerly known as Captain's Point, will open its doors to the public Feb. 5, 6 and 7 for a soft opening, and will begin regular business hours starting Feb. 11.
There are a number of hearings today in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom, including a number of pretrials, a couple of sentencing hearings and a change of plea hearing.
Follow www.wapakdailynews.com for more updates throughout the day and be sure to see the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
David Harris Andrews, 26, charged with rape, gross sexual imposition and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor made his pretrial appearance in court with family here to support him.
He did not stand in front of Judge Frederick People.
Wapakoneta 50, New Knoxville 44, final
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Wapakoneta Redskins held off a second half rally by the host New Knoxville Rangers to post a six-point win, 50-44, in a non-league varsity contest Tuesday.
Maddi Stiles had 12 points to lead Wapakoneta (12-3), totaling two 3-pointers with six free throws. Megan Watt had two 3-pointers and tallied 10 points.
Waynesfield-Goshen 47, Hardin Northern 35, final
The new Botkins Village Council president formally accepted the role during this evening's meeting held at 7 p.m.
For more details and coverage of the meeting, see the Wednesday, Jan. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 26, 2015) — A new penalty system for an unnecessary delay in starting or resuming play in high school volleyball was approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball Rules Committee at its January 5-7 meeting in Indianapolis.
Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey has announced that the deadline to purchase dog tags without a penalty has been extended from Saturday, Jan. 31 to Monday, Feb. 2.
Read the full story in the Tuesday, Jan. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock is advising residents who have been parked on a city street for 48 hours or more to move their vehicles by this evening, Jan. 27.
Due to Sunday's snowfall, several vehicles have remained on public streets without being moved, Hunlock said.
If they are not moved by tonight, drivers may be issued a parking ticket.
The 48-hour parking law is part of a city ordinance.
The village of Waynesfield has voted a new solicitor effective immediately through 2017.
New president elected on council.
See the Tuesday, Jan. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for more details.
There is plenty to look forward to in this upcoming week's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Waynesfield Village Council meeting at 7:30 p.m., look for the story in Tuesday's paper.
Snow pictures in Tuesday's paper!
Botkins Village Council meeting at 7 p.m., look for the story in Wednesday's paper.
Story Time at the Auglaize County Public Library, look for pictures in Wednesday's paper.
Court cases, look for the story in Thursday's paper.
Preview of upcoming events at the Auglaize County Library in Wednesday's paper.
The owners of the new Holiday Inn Express are seeking a loan from the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council as part of their financial plan.