Heckley Automotive Expands into New Market


Heckley Auto & Diesel Service has been a family-owned local company servicing all makes of cars & trucks since opening their doors in April of 1993. Owners, Kevin & Tiffany Heckley, expanded the business in July of 2004 to include the sales and service of lawn & garden equipment. This July, they expanded the company once…

New Staff Announced at Schools

Flashing Lights and Sign on School Bus

It’s that time of year again. The hallways are bustling with children pushing their way to the locker for the first time of the school year. Teachers are struggling to find their place in the world as much as the students. And sports are in full swing, all while the principals and staff are trying…

City Recognizes Target for Volunteerism

Mayor Terry McDonald, Karie Gregory, Angela McVay, Jeremy Screeton, Police Chief Stephan Poiry, and Jenny Blackburn

By Beth Stauffer The City of New Haven and the New Haven Police Department recently recognized the Fort Wayne area Target Stores for their volunteer efforts in conjunction with the police department’s annual National Night Out event which was held this year on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014. Mayor Terry McDonald, Police Chief Stephan Poiry, and…

Paulding Soccer Game Ends in Draw

Paulding Girls Soccer

Paulding Soccer Club U -12 girls had their opening game on Tuesday, August 19.  The score was 2-1 and in the final seconds, Miller City tied the game. Pictured in the front row left to right, Maddie Wright, Hannah Trausch, Hailey Weidenhamer, Kalyn Goshia, Olivia Sprouse, Gillian Porter.  Second row, Coach Lanetta Goshia, Tiana Cooper,…

Paulding Football Team & Schedule

Paulding FB Team Color

The Paulding Panthers 2014 team will start their first game against the Might Wayne Trace Raiders team. This game is the annual Black Swamp Bowl and Wayne Trace has won it for the last 3 years. The Panthers are looking to take the trophy back home this year, but it will undoubtedly be a tough…

Antwerp Football Team & Schedule


The Antwerp Football is starting their football season off right with a win at the Hardin North scrimmage last Friday. Here is their list of games and rosters with the 2014 Team picture. We thank the sponsors for supporting their local schools. For more pictures see here:



The City of New Haven will spray for mosquitoes (weather permitting) throughout the New Haven area on the following date(s): Wednesday, August 20th 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight Spray areas will concentrate in the Sunnymede subdivision and will consist of a one-half mile radius around the 2000 block of Dellwood Drive in the City of…

Kitson Joins Antwerp Exchange Bank Team

Kitson AEB

The Antwerp Exchange Bank is pleased to announce the employment of Michelle L. Kitson as a loan officer in the Antwerp office. Michelle has over 30 years of banking experience, most recently with Farmers and Merchants State Bank in Bryan, Ohio. Ms. Kitson is a native of Antwerp and graduated from Antwerp High School. She…

Latta to Host Cybersecurity Event with FBI and CentraComm at Defiance College

Defiance College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) will host a cybersecurity seminar at Defiance College tomorrow. The event, which is held in coordination with the FBI and Findlay’s CentraComm, focuses on protecting one’s personal identity and business online. It also includes presentations that provide measures to prevent theft of intellectual property, phishing and spear phishing,…

Hospital Announces Staff Reduction

PCH Sign

Paulding County Hospital announced that it is reducing a number of staff positions to offset losses resulting from lower utilization of services and due to reductions in reimbursement. High deductable insurance plans require that patients pay more money out of their own pockets thereby causing many to choose not to utilize healthcare services. Insurance plans…