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April 9th, 2015

Wapakoneta Theatre Guild spring play debuts Friday

April 9, 2015

The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild will debut its spring play this weekend at the Eagles.

"Squabbles," a comedy written by Marshall Karp and directed by Christopher Butturff, will open April 10, followed by performances on April 11 and 12. The play will continue next weekend, with shows on April 17, 18 and 19.

For more information, read the full story in the Thursday, April 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

April 8th

Cridersville man awaits sentencing on sexual assault charges

April 8, 2015

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – A 23-year-old Cridersville man may face up to 10 years in prison for having sex with a then 15-year-old New Richmond, Wis. boy.

Tyler S. Nye, 23, of 2101 Rose Ave., Cridersville, pleaded no contest Monday to a single third-degree sexual assault charge of a child younger than 16 in St. Croix County Court, which is located on the west side of the state of Wisconsin.

His sentencing hearing is set for July 6. 

April 6th

Botkins school to hold arts event

April 6, 2015

Botkins Local School will be having its annual Evening With the Arts this Friday. 

See the full story in the Monday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

April 4th

Baseball, softball games canceled

April 4, 2015

 
From staff reports
 
Due to cold temperatures overnight and this morning, the following varsity games have been canceled.
 

Easter activities for today

April 4, 2015

The second Saturday of Easter events has come upon us, and the Wapakoneta Daily News will have it all covered with pictures.

Starting at 10 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt (First United Methodist Church) 

April 3rd

City-wide power outage update

April 3, 2015

The city was thrust into darkness for several hours Thursday night.

At about 7:30 p.m., power shut down as officials scrambled to find an answer.

Mayor Rodney Metz told the Wapakoneta Daily News at about 8 p.m. that they weren’t sure of what caused the problem. He added that, at that time AEP was aware of the situation and hoped to begin restoring power one subdivision at a time to try to localize the problem.

Dense Fog Advisory for this morning

April 3, 2015

  • Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 a.m. this morning. 
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The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a dense fog advisory for West Central Ohio.

April 1st

New design unveiled

April 1, 2015

It’s no joke.

There’s a new look to the newspaper you are holding.

The staff at the Wapakoneta Daily News wanted a fresh look that makes the paper easier to read and enjoy.

First, we looked at the masthead — the part of the newspaper that tells readers the name of the publication and the date.

March 31st

Tuesday, March 31 local roundup

March 31, 2015

 
 
BASEBALL
Piqua 10, Wapakoneta 0, final, 6 innings
Jackson Center 9, Waynesfield-Goshen 4, final, 8 innings
Botkins 10, Ansonia 0, final, 5 innings
 
SOFTBALL
Wapakoneta 20, Sidney 3, final
Waynesfield-Goshen 19, Jackson Center 12, final
Ansonia 24, Botkins 3, final, 5 innings
 
BOYS TRACK & FIELD
Wapakoneta 88, St. Henry 49, final

New exhibit to open at Riverside Art Center

March 31, 2015

A new exhibit featuring the works of Riverside Art Center members John Rausch and Jerry Knoch will be on display in the gallery starting next week until May 2.

See the full story in the Tuesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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