PAULDING COUNTY AWARDED GRANT

Paulding County HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM. Paulding County has been chosen to receive $4,555.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that…

EMPIRE GALAXY SCULPTURE CONTEST

First Place: Katelyn Bertsche, Corey Bennett, Braedin Schwartz, Dilyn Rose, Linda Moreno

      Recently at Woodlan Intermediate School, teams of students worked together to choose a theme and in turn find celestial objects that would symbolize that theme. Students had to complete a research paper on their celestial object and explain how it is symbolic of that theme. When the research and writing was complete,…

Earth Day at Paulding Elementary

Paulding Preschoolers

The Preschoolers at Paulding Elementary have been working with Ms. Becky to get ready for Earth Day. Ms. Becky has been helping the preschoolers learn about things they can do to help keep our Earth clean and healthy. They created this display to inspire others to help out as well. Shown with Mrs. Becky Suvar…

Letter to the Editor

Representative Tony Burkley

Dear Editor, I would like to tell you and Northwest Ohio about the help state representitive Tony Burkley has done for me. Since last September 2013 I had been in a dispute with the Ohio Dept. of Taxation. My accountant and I provided the Tax Department with the requested documentation several times, and numerous phone…

Annual Honors Convocation recognizes student achievements

DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College held its annual Honors Day Convocation recently to recognize academic achievements of students. Special recognition was also given to faculty and staff. Dr. Richard W. Stroede Distinguished Faculty Citation was awarded to Dr. Nathan Griggs, associate professor of biology. Outstanding Service Awards for faculty and staff and the Gerald Mallott…

LEO ELEMENTARY MATH SCHOLARS WIN NATIONAL COMPETITION

Sumdog National Winners

Recently, Mrs. Peters Leo Elementary pre-algebra math class won the 7-day Sumdog National Competition! They won by 100 points, beating 788 other schools in the country. There were 3 Leo Elementary students that placed in the top 10 out of 46,600 students! Out of 1000 questions, Andrew Tkacz placed 3rd overall with all 1000 correct,…

Changing School Culture

The Paulding/Van Wert Transition Council, The Parent Mentor Program of Paulding County, and the State Support Team Region 1 are pleased to sponsor “Changing School Culture”, an inspirational evening presentation with nationally recognized spoken word poet, playwright, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and advocate, LeDerick R. Horne. This special evening presentation takes place Wednesday, April 30, 2014,…

Students of the Month at Wayne Trace

Addison Baumle

Wayne Trace JH-HS is proud to announce the March Student of the Month nominees and winners. Those nominated by their teachers include: 7th Grade: Keagann Parish, Rachel Ringler, and Gracie Laukhuf. 8th Grade: Gracie Gudakunst, Garrett Silance, and Adam Stoller. 9th Grade: Blake Miller and Seth Saylor. 10th Grade: Kelsey Fleagle, Austin Kuhn, Jayson Nowak,…

Parente – Heck Engagement

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Ryan D. Heck and Julianne M. Parente announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Julio Parente and Ms. Beatriz Martins. Julianne was born in Fortaleza, Brazil and is currently living in Florida. She is a 2008 Medical Doctor graduate from Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. She moved to the…

High 5 Volleyball Club Finishes Strong

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The High 5 VBC, coached by Mike Kammeyer, had a great season. The team won 3 of the 6 tournaments that they participated in. They finished their last tournament on April 13th, in Rockford, OH, going 5-0, with another gold championship. The 16U team consists of girls from Antwerp, New Haven, Wayne Trace, and Woodlan…

TOP STATE HONORS FOR TWO EAST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2012-2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in three ISTEP-based categories. A total of 311 schools received the award throughout the state which includes East Allen County Schools’ Cedarville Elementary…

Vicky Rae Long

OAKWOOD: Vicky Rae Long, 69, of Oakwood died at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at her residence. She was born September 6, 1944 in Paulding to the late Dorris and Myrtle (Wilcox) Steele. She married Leonard Jack Feeney, who preceded her in death. On July 5, 1975, she then married Fred W. Long,…