March 5th, 2015
The arrest of a Wapakoneta man has affected his current court case and eliminates him from being able to file for intervention in lieu of conviction.
Silas Josiah Roy, 18 of 608 North St., Wapakoneta, was arrested Feb. 24 and charged with illegal manufacturing of drugs, a second-degree felony.
Ashley Knippen (Wapakoneta 2012) went 5 for 8 at the plate Wednesday in a doubleheader for the Bluffton University Beavers softball team.
Knippen had two singles and scored twice Wednesday in the Beavers’ 13-10 win over Mount St. Marys in Cape Coral, Fla.
In the second game, Bluffton run-ruled Northland College, 17-4, in five innings.
Knippen batted twice in the Beavers’ nine-run first inning against Northland, tallying a bunt single and a two-run home run.
A follow-up on the August chemical leak at AIP Logistics Inc. was among several topics discussed during Wednesday morning's LEPC meeting.
For the full story, see the Thursday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Site Selection magazine has released its rankings of the top communities in the nation. Wapakoneta/Auglaize County is in the top 25.
Wapakoneta High School will be selling tournament tickets in advance for its girls and boys games.
Tickets for the girls district semifinal game Thursday against Wauseon will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at WHS. Tickets for the boys game Friday against Upper Sandusky will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at WHS.
Tickets for both games cost $6 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets at the door for both games will cost $6.
WHS receives a portion of each ticket sold in advance.
COLDWATER — The Ridgemont Golden Gophers survived a valiant effort by the Waynesfield-Goshen to win a 56-55 nailbiter Tuesday in a high school boys basketball Division IV sectional semifinal at Coldwater High School.
Ridgemont's Trevor Stover led all scorers with 21 points. Collin Lowe had 14 for W-G. Cheyne Tate collected 14 rebounds for the Tigers.
Read about the tight ball game in the Wednesday, March 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Day three of arraignment hearings for the trio charged in the Uniopolis murder case wraps up today as James P. Dinsmore will make his appearance in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom today.
Wapakoneta and Waynesfield-Goshen schools are on a 2-hour delay for today (Tuesday, March 3).
Botkins Local School is on a two-hour delay for today (Tuesday, March 3).
UPDATE: 7:37 a.m. Wapakoneta City Schools are closed.
UPDATE: 8:04 a.m. Waynesfield-Goshen Local School is closed.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Auglaize County from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Light freezing rain is possible beginning as or mixing with sleet.
About a tenth if an inch of light ice may accumulate and will change to rain by noon Tuesday.
Light amounts of icing will cause some roads and sidewalks to become slippery. Use caution when outdoors as areas that look wet may be icy. If you must drive, be cautious as you may encounter nice on the roads.
Waynesfield-Goshen High School has offered to pay for students' meals prior to its boys basketball tournament game Tuesday in Coldwater.
The WGHS athletic department will pay for students' meals at McDonald's in Celina between 5:30-6:15 p.m. Tuesday.
This offer is for students only and students must be wearing Waynesfield-Goshen "spirit wear."
McDonald's in Celina is located at 101 Grand Lake Rd., Celina, Ohio.