February 12th, 2015
During Monday's Village Council meeting, council took the necessary steps forward to get the Legacy Park project off the ground and running. Funds were the main talk regarding the project Monday. To see more on the story on Legacy Park, be sure to grab your Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
The Botkins village administrator spoke of plans to make the town more aesthetically pleasing during Tuesday night's village council meeting. For more details about the meeting, see the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
The Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership (DWP) presented six awards to local businesses and a city department Tuesday night during its Annual Meeting and Dinner held at the the Eagles.
Merit Award winners included The Concrete Protector, James F. Hearn Law Office and Interior Motifs.
Gift to the Community Award winners were the Auglaize Roots and Shoots Garden Club, Village Green and the Wapakoneta Electric Department.
For more on the DWP meeting, see tomorrow's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Coldwater 49, Wapakoneta 42, final
WAPAKONETA — Trailing by six, 25-19, at halftime, the Redskins managed to tie the game at 32-32 entering the fourth quarter, but Coldwater scored 17 in the fourth quarter to land the seven-point win.
Sarah Kanney had 14 points to lead Coldwater (11-8). Riley Culver scored 11 to pace Wapakoneta (14-5).
Waynesfield-Goshen 61, Cory-Rawson 54, final
Monday's special meeting of Buckland Village Council saw the mayor, the village clerk, a councilman and the street commissioner resigning.
Cridersville Village Council meeting was held tonight. During the meeting, council approved several EMS contracts with an area village and township.
Council is also moving forward with the implemention of having a One Call system in place to notify residents of various emergencies.
For more on Monday night's meeting, see the Tuesday, Feb. 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Midwest Electric will have a 15-minute planned power outage Thursday, between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. to perform minor maintenance at the Amanda substation. The Amanda substation serves from north of Wapakoneta to west of Elida, west of Cridersville, north of Buckland, east and northeast of Spencerville. If you have any questions or concerns about the outage, call Midwest Electric at 1-800-962-3830.
There are plenty of happenings in and around Wapakoneta this week. Here is a running list of things to look forward to seeing in this week's print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Buckland Village Council - A special meeting will be held followed up the village's budget meeting. Story will be in Tuesday's paper.
Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education - Story in Tuesday's paper.
Western Buckeye League Tournament
1. Defiance 225; 2. Wapakoneta 189.5
OTTAWA — The Redskins attempt to take down Defiance for the league title came up short.
Wapakoneta had eight wrestlers reach the finals, with three of them — Tyler Copeland, Dallas Ambos and Landon Hall — winning their weight class. Ten of the 12 wrestlers the Redskins came to the tournament with placed in the top four.
Ottawa-Glandorf 63, Wapakoneta 52, final
OTTAWA — The Titans sustained a nine-point lead they had at halftime and held off the Redskins when they cut their deficit to five points, 50-45, inside 4 minutes left in the Western Buckeye League game.
Noah Bramlage paced Ottawa-Glandorf (11-5, 4-2 WBL) with 17 points. Adam Henderson led Wapakoneta (9-9, 2-4 WBL) with 15.
Botkins 52, Fairlawn 43, final