March 11th, 2015
The Botkins Village Council met Tuesday evening. They discussed plans to open the community park as well as the upcoming Veteran's Park dedication ceremony.
See the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the full story.
Wapakoneta, Botkins and Waynesfield-Goshen schools are on a 2-hour delay for today (Wednesday, March 11). No AM Preschool.
UPDATE: 7:45 a.m. Botkins Local School is on a two-hour delay.
UPDATE: 8:05 a.m.
Wapakoneta City Schools are closed.
Waynesfield-Goshen Local School is closed.
Wapakoneta City Schools will have two days added to the end of the school year in addition to a make-up day on April 6.
UPDATE: 8:40 Botkins Local School is on a three-hour delay for today.
Today is the sentence hearing of Bernard W. Carver, 64, in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
Carver is charged with 15 counts of an illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material of performance and voyeurism. In all, Carver is looking at 14 years in prison if Judge Frederick Pepple decides to sentence him to the maximum term.
We will have updates on today’s sentencing, which starts approximately at 2 p.m. Be sure to follow the wapakdailynews.com and our Twitter page @WapakDaily.
From staff reports
Youngstown State senior Heidi Schlegel was named a First-Team All-Horizon League selection for the second straight season, as the all-league rosters were announced Monday.
The 2010 Wapakoneta High School graduate is the fifth player in Penguins women’s basketball history to be first-team all-conference twice in a career.
Schlegel, a Wapakoneta native, finished the regular season ranked third in the Horizon League in scoring and rebounding with per-game averages of 17.9 and 9.6.
We have a busy week of news for our readers this week in our edition of "What's on Tap" for this week.
By now, you have already seen today's paper, so below, we will have a list of what to expect to see in this week's papers.
For a full story on all of this week's news, be sure to grab your print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Cridersville Village Council
Cridersville Village Council met Monday in the village hall. During the meeting, Council approved the committee members who will be responsible for overseeing the funding for the Legacy Park project.
For more on the entire council meeting, see the Tuesday, March 10, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock announced Monday that an early morning traffic stop on Saturday resulted in the arrest of a Waynesfield man for possession of a controlled substance.
Scanner traffic reports, along with confirmation from both the Wapakoneta Police and Fire Departments, that a child was struck this morning by a vehicle at the intersection of Lima and Water streets. There was someone who was transported by Wapkoneta EMS to St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
No further details were available by press time as of Monday.
PAULDING — The Wapakoneta Redskins managed to hold a one-point halftime lead, 18-17, before the Bath Wildkittens zoomed past the Redskins with a 21-8 advantage in the third period to effectively seal their fifth straight district title.
The Wildkittens tallied a 51-34 win Saturday in a high school girls basketball Division II district final at Paulding High School.
Madison Dackin had 20 points for Bath (23-1), which will face Rogers in a regional semifinal Tuesday.
Megan Watt led Wapakoneta (18-7) with 13 points.
Wapakoneta wrestlers Tyler Copeland, Heath Newman and Landon Hall each qualified for the state championships Saturday after placing in the top four at districts.