January 29th, 2015
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.
There are a number of hearings today in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom, including a number of pretrials, a couple of sentencing hearings and a change of plea hearing.
Follow www.wapakdailynews.com for more updates throughout the day and be sure to see the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
David Harris Andrews, 26, charged with rape, gross sexual imposition and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor made his pretrial appearance in court with family here to support him.
He did not stand in front of Judge Frederick People.
Wapakoneta 50, New Knoxville 44, final
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Wapakoneta Redskins held off a second half rally by the host New Knoxville Rangers to post a six-point win, 50-44, in a non-league varsity contest Tuesday.
Maddi Stiles had 12 points to lead Wapakoneta (12-3), totaling two 3-pointers with six free throws. Megan Watt had two 3-pointers and tallied 10 points.
Waynesfield-Goshen 47, Hardin Northern 35, final
The new Botkins Village Council president formally accepted the role during this evening's meeting held at 7 p.m.
For more details and coverage of the meeting, see the Wednesday, Jan. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.