Antwerp Sends Sam to State

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Sam Williamson left for the Ohio State Cross Country Finals with Antwerp students, faculty and parents cheering him on. It all took place at noon on Friday, October 31. The school was closed for the day and it was perfect for everyone to show their appreciation and support for one of Antwerp’s own top notch…

Be Cautious Around Sweet Attractions

The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Nearly everyone loves me. This may sound conceited, but it’s a fact. People become addicted to me—literally. When they see me, they just can’t get enough. I’m very popular. My secret is my versatility. I change my appearance all the time. Therefore, I’m always attracting new friends and convincing…

Scott Fire Dept. receives donation

Pictured here are (l-r) Pioneer Sales Rep Kevin Wenninger, Volunteer EMS/Firefighter Keith Klopfenstein, and DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Trent Brisby.

The Scott Volunteer Fire Department received a $5000.00 DuPont Pioneer Community Investment Grant for the purchase of a grain rescue tube. This grain rescue tube will help the department better serve the local community and is one of two in 12 surrounding fire departments. The Scott Volunteer Fire Department will also provide aid across neighboring…

3 County Commissioners vs. Single County Executive

From the desk of Mayor Terry McDonald… On November 4th, you will be asked to vote on a very important question about the future organization of our Allen County Government. Should we change from our present three County Commissioner system to one elected County Executive (Commissioner), and should the Allen County Council be reorganized from…

Woodlan FFA attend SOAR Conference

Pictured above are (first row) Indiana State FFA Officers; (second row)  Karli Bricault, Trinity Wright, Tori Miller, Dan Herschberger, Gus Wyss, Henry Wyss; (third row) Sophi Schultz, Kassie Copper-Helmke, Kayla Resor, and Janae Sowles.

Several Woodlan FFA members recently attended the SOAR, FFA conference held at the Indiana FFA Leadership Center located near Trafalagar, Indiana in Johnson County. SOAR is an acronym for Seek Opportunities and Achieving Results. This conference is for students who are beginning their FFA careers in grades 7–10. The SOAR curriculum is on a three…

Antwerp High School Class OF 1974 Celebrates 40th Reunion

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The Antwerp High School class of 1974 recently celebrated their 40th class reunion. Pictured here are (1st row, l-r) Rita Rodriguez and Tonya (Cottrell) Alleshouse; (2nd row) Cindy Bell Susan (Vail) Spirek, Vic (Moser) Kemerer, Cheryl (Mobley) Roberts, Deb (Friend) Karallus, Leesa (Kemerer) Battershell, Ann (Hertel) Steup; (3rd row) Nancy (Cromley) Lichty, Carol (Scott) Jackson,…

About this Year’s Election

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By: Stan Jordan The following column is of my own opinion and not of the WBN. To me, the local issues are as equally important as the people running for offices. The Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities needs to be approved as it is a renewal and not an increase in your taxes. The…

Halloween City of New Haven Road Closure

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October 28, 2014 ROAD CLOSURE (City of New Haven) Broadway Street from Powers Street to Lincoln Highway and Broadway Street from Lincoln Highway to Park Avenue in New Haven will be closed Friday, October 31st, 2014 from 4:30 pm until 7:30 p.m. for the Downtown Businesses Trick or Treat and Halloween Carnival in Schnelker Park.…

FedEx Delivers Ribbon Cutting at New Hub

State and Local Officials, Mayor McDonald along with the New Haven Chamber of Commerce welcome Fedex at the ribbon cutting on Saturday, October 25.

Mayor Terry McDonald was happy to announce the grand opening ribbon cutting of the brand new FedEx facility by US 30 and I-469. “It’s a great location. With the new US 24, US 30, 469 and I-69 so close, New Haven is the best location without having to drive through the city of Fort Wayne.”…