Annual Soup and Supper for PC Republicans

The Paulding County Republican Party will be hosting their annual soup supper Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the Paulding United Methodist Church. With the theme this year being, “Meet the Candidates Night, they are offering the public an opportunity to meet and talk with local candidates from around the area. For more information contact Jackie…

Patrol Prepared for National School Bus Safety Week

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be participating in National School Bus Safety week, which runs October 20 through October 24. This year’s theme, “At My Stop, You Stop” reminds us that the most dangerous part of the school bus ride for children is when they get on and off the bus. Throughout the week,…

Becker Receives Award at Antwerp Board Meeting

Rachel Becker accepts the award she earned after taking the PSAT and scoring exceptionally well.

Thursday, October 16 the Antwerp Local School Board met for the monthly meeting. Rachel Becker was presented an award – A Commended Student for the National Merit Scholar Program. This is due to her high PSAT scores. Dennis Recker gave the Vantage Report. New signage will be put up for the new construction going on.…

Woodlan Pulls Off Nail-Biter Football Game

Shawn Kitzmiller scores the touchdown reviving Woodlan after the severe deficit in the second quarter. More pictures at westbendnews.net

Adams Central dominated the first part of the game looking like there was no hope left for the Warriors on Friday, October 17. The game took place on the Etzler Field. The warm winds brought rain and soon the strong breeze was much cooler. Last year the Warriors went to the Jets’ field and Woodlan…

Raiders Crash Aces Party

Phil Karacson scores Hicksville's lonely touchdown.

Two excellent head coaches, Bill Speller and Lucas Smith, took their teams head to head in football action on Friday, October 17 at the Aces field. An uneventful first quarter passed with neither team getting to the endzone. For the Raiders, the second quarter was all theirs. Touchdown after touchdown, racking up 32 points and…

Antwerp Wins 1st Sectional VB

Avery Braaten bumps the ball back to Hilltop.

Only one set of the first game of the sectionals with Antwerp competing against Hilltop on Thursday, October 16 was even close. Kiana Reckera and Emily Hammon were at the top of their game on kills with Peyton Short topping out the assists to them. Antwerp took down Hilltop 25-14, 25-14, 23-25, 25-17 Emily Hamman…

Wayne Trace Wins 1st Round Sectional Match

Wayne Trace Senior Carrigan Critten saves the ball and earns 13 digs in the sectional matchup against Riverdale. More pictures at westbendnews.net

The Raiders took on Riverdale in the Palace on Thursday, October 16. Lady Raiders volleyball was up to the challenge and handily eliminated the competition from the tournament. Wayne Trace won over Riverdale 25-18, 25-23, 25-19 Wayne Trace is now 14-9 on the season and will travel to Leipsic (19-3) in sectional final action Saturday…

Inez B. McIntosh

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Inez B. McIntosh, 99, of Payne  passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at Mercy Hospital of Defiance. Inez was born in Paulding County on December 12, 1914, a daughter of the late Ardella (Wilson) and Clinton  Matthews. She was a homemaker; a member of the former Haviland Baptist Church, Haviland Community Club, Blue Creek Grange and was…

Latta Calls for Travel Restrictions to Combat Ebola

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over public health issues and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, today called for immediate travel restrictions to West African nations. In addition, Congressman Latta stressed the need that those being monitored for potential exposure to Ebola should be…

Paulding Elementary Collect Pop Tabs

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Cameron and Gavin Williams are shown with two huge tubs of pop tabs brought to school for the Paulding Elementary Ronald McDonald House Collection. The tabs will be given to the Ronald McDonald House in Toledo where they will turn them in to be recycled and receive money for the value of the aluminum in…

OHIO’S EBOLA PREPAREDNESS – REACTIVE or PROACTIVE

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Key Points Ohio activated its Ebola preparedness plan when it learned that an Ebola patient visited the state: Ohio was notified Wednesday morning by the CDC that a Dallas nurse who has tested positive for Ebola visited Summit County on Oct. 10-13. Ohio has been planning for months for a possible Ebola incident and it…

Major League Player Garver Speaks at Antwerp Rotary

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It was an eventful day on Thursday, October 9 as Antwerp’s Rotary convened at 12:05 for a speaker they wouldn’t soon forget. Ned Garver approached the podium at the Essen House Restaurant for a quick history lesson and little comedy finesse as he talked about his experiences as a Major League baseball player. Ned Garver…