Chalk Walk Featured at Antwerp’s Day in the Park

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This year’s theme for the first ever Chalk Walk at Day in the Park is, “I Imagine in Antwerp.” So what does this mean? Use your imagination. Featuring the renowned artists of the area, the children will have a great time coloring with chalk on their own piece of black construction paper. All of the…

House Passes STELA Reauthorization with Latta Provision to Eliminate Set-Top Box Integration Ban

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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4572, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which included a provision authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee, and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) to eliminate the current set-top box integration…

Patrol Plans OVI Sobriety Checkpoint this week

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Van Wert – The Ohio State Highway Patrol in conjunction with the Paulding County Sheriff Office and Scott Police Department, announced today that troopers and local law enforcement will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers this week. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior…

Ohio DNR Confirms Increase of Bobcat Sightings

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On July 22, 2014 Paulding County Sheriff, Jason Landers, reported a large cat that might be a Bobcat or Mountain Lion in or around Brown Township. The Ohio DNR is confirming that more of these native species are being sighted in Ohio than previously recorded in sample counts. At one time they were nearly extinct.…

Wild Animal Sighting: Bobcat, Mountain Lion?

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Today we received what we believe to be credible information that a large cat has been seen running north of the intersection of Road 151 & Road 108 on the east side of the road located in Brown Township. Also, several days ago we received information that a resident nearby this location could hear what…

FORT DEFIANCE MEATS Expands Voluntary Recall

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DEFIANCE, OHIO (July 22, 2014)– The products were sold through the plant’s store in Defiance, as well as two local convenience stores in the Defiance area. Fort Defiance Meats, of 1214 South Clinton St., Defiance, Ohio issued a recall for kippered beef products due to a processing deviation, and snack sticks due to being produced…

2014 Woodburn Summer Fest

Emily Dolinski of PNC Bank is face painting Samantha Buchanan (New Haven Middle School student). Samantha said she was having lots of fun.

Friday began the festivities with the Co-Ed Softball Tournament and following was the Trivia Night at 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, July 19 the Woodburn Community hosted their annual Summer fest with the morning starting with the annual Lions Club Donuts being served bright and early at 8:00 a.m. The weather was perfect for the fun…

ACPL August Library Events

New Haven Branch Library August Events Those Witty Brits: Wednesday, August 20, 7:00 p.m. – A book club devoted to British humor. Teen Thursdays: Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. August 7 – Book Mania August 14 – Game On! August 21 – Color in the Lines August 28 – Superheroes vs. Villains   Monroeville Branch Library…

G. Ronald Lane

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PAULDING: G. Ronald Lane, age 78, died Thursday, July 10 at the Tidwell Hospice Center, Arcadia, Florida. He was born March 18, 1936 in Toledo, Ohio the son of William T. and Eliner (Jacqua) Lane. On April 20, 1957 he married Donna J. Lane, who survives. He was a US Army veteran serving during the…

Jail – Letter to the Editor with Response

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Fellow Paulding Residents & Voters: Typical Paulding County. Let’s request a long-term levy, and additional taxes for our cash-strapped citizens, without giving you any of the data and figures to justify their request. Two big articles in the Crescent News so far, multiple TV appearances, and multiple articles in local papers – and – what…

Antwerp School Board Shows Fiscal Responsibility

New Teachers at Antwerp: Ryan Zuber, Wade Sisson and Chad Schindler.

Board Meeting of Antwerp Local School on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Board President Dennis Recker gave the Vantage report. He said the government bond was reneged on the bonds, so they went and got new rates. Because of this, it will save about 4 million over a 20 year period. Kristine Stuart gave the financial…

Woodburn High School Celebrates 100 Years

The last graduating Class of 1959 was represented by Roger Rekeweg, David Hartman, Charlotte Korte, Karen Hostetler, Jim gordon, Larry Doehrman, and Janice Ort.

The Woodburn High School Alumni celebrated at Grant’s Catering Hall in Antwerp on Friday, July 18th in celebration of the high school opened 100 years ago. In attendance this year, was the current East Allen Schools Superintendent, Dr. Ken Folks, who was also the guest speaker. The introduction was given by retired school teacher and…

Gerschutz – Wagner

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David and Vicki Gerschutz of Cecil, OH announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Renee Gerschutz to Stephen Thomas Wagner, son of Scott and Sheryl Wagner of Oakwood, OH. Stephanie is a 2011 graduate of Paulding High School, and a 2014 graduate of Brown Mackie College with an Associates degree of Applied Science in Veterinary…

Sheriff: Do You Want the Jail Reopened?

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Several years ago the jail levy was up for a renewal vote and it failed. After a second rejection, the newly remodeled county lockup was closed, shipping many jobs and prisoners to other counties. Recently, the idea to resurrect the facility has come about for several reasons including people asking why it’s not open. Paulding…

Terry Lee Ross

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Indianapolis Terry Lee Ross, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at home after a short illness. Terry was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 2, 1941, a son of the late Ruth (Stiebeling) and Walter “Joe” Ross. He was a graduate of Ohio State and Indiana Universities. He taught school for…