January 29th, 2015
Wapakoneta 43, Defiance 42
After trailing most of the game, Defiance briefly took the lead twice in the fourth quarter Thursday, only to see Wapakoneta reclaim it both times.
The Redskins (13-3, 5-1 WBL) held off the visiting Bulldogs in the final minute-and-a-half.
For a complete game story, see the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
WAYNESFIELD - The lawsuit against the Village of Waynesfield continues as a former employee and council member attended a mediation yesterday in Dayton with the village's insurance company.
Howard Traucht met with a mediator to hash out a settlement with Block Agency, a local agent of Scottsdale Insurance Company. If a settlement is not mediated by the conclusion of the meeting, a village-wide investigation may follow, according to a phone conversation with Traucht Wednesday afternoon.
Harvest Baptist Church will be having its annual Harvest Sportsmen Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 31. The event will be open to the public.
See the Friday, Jan. 30 issue of the Wapakoneta Daily News for more details about the event.
The city council's finance committee meets Thursday to try to put finishing touches on the 2015 budget.
From staff reports
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has approved a list of referendum items to be voted upon by its member school principals this May.
Nothing on this year's May ballot is as significant as past years, when arguably the most controversial topic in the state's high school sports landscape — competitive balance — was voted upon (and finally approved last spring).
A full summary of the items up for vote will appear in the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
With rising temperatures, the previous advisory has been canceled, according to the Sheriff's office.
The village of Cridersville has some big plans in store for 2015. Village council, Cridersville Adminstrator Jarid Kohlrieser and Cridersville Police Chief John Drake, along with Executive Director of the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council Greg Myers, shared their plans Wednesday night during the Committee of a Whole meeting with what they would like to see done throughout 2015.
For more details, be sure to grab Thursday's copy of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Tonight's Committee of the Whole meeting in Cridersville has been moved to the shelter house at Tower Park. Start time is still 7:30pm.
OHSAA State Dual Team Tournament — Division II, Region 16-B quarterfinal
Bellefontaine 38, St. Marys Memorial 30
Wapakoneta 49, Bellefontaine 22
The Wapakoneta Redskins advanced past Bellefontaine on Wednesday in a Division II, Region 16-B quarterfinal at Wapakoneta High School.
They will appear in a regional semifinal against Indian Lake at 5 p.m. Feb. 4 at Graham High School in St. Paris.
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.