Wayne Trace Wins Over Lancers

Wayne Trace’s David Sinn jumps high through the air to grab the ball for the first possession. More pictures at westbendnews.net

Wayne Trace had a host of top scorers in the game against Lincolnview on Saturday night, December 20. The Lancers travelled to the Palace to compete in both the boys’ JV and varsity games. The first game was a close match and an all-out war by the fourth quarter. Lincolnview fought to keep the lead…

Doris Y. Brown

HICKSVILLE, OH Doris Y. Brown, age 78, died Thursday December 18, 2014 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Doris was born October 4, 1936 the daughter of the late John Frederic and Clara Marie (Sackrider) Brown at Hicksville, Ohio. She was a 1956 graduate of Hicksville High School. Throughout her working career Doris was employed at…

Paulding Boys Win Again

Corbin Edwards scores a three point basket at the half time buzzer. More pictures at westbendnews.net

The game was on PJ day for the kids, the last day before school was out for the holidays. The school year is nearly half over.  The Bearcats travelled to the Panther court on Friday, December 19 for the game second to the last game before the new year. The first quarter was a tight…

Guiltless Tips for Pizza Lovers

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Whether you like yours with pepperoni and mushroom, thick or thin crust, extra cheese or light cheese, pizza is one of America’s favorite meals. In fact, most Americans eat pizza, with 94% of us eating at least one pizza per month. Through nearly 70,000 pizzerias, we sell more than…

Wonderful Concert by Antwerp Students

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The band and choir concerts for the high school students took place at Antwerp on December 18. The evening began with the full band that sounded like an orchestra. The Jazz Band followed with Mrs. Nuell leading both groups. While the Jazz group was finishing up the choir began setting up for their risers for…

Ask Me Miss C

Dear Miss C, My sister has recently gotten engaged to a real jerk. He doesn’t treat her with respect and seems to manipulate her to do whatever he wants pretty much all the time. I love my sister but how can I be a part of a celebration that I do not really support? —Sisterly…

Antwerp Student Council Hosts 1st Senior Citizen Breakfast

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On Thursday, December 11, Antwerp Local School hosted its first-ever Senior Citizen Breakfast. Guests enjoyed a meal prepared by the cafeteria staff and served by student leaders, cookies made by the gourmet foods class, decorations compliments of various art students, a video prepared by the broadcast class, many performances by the music department, readings by…

Donna Mae Thacker

LATTY, OHIO: Donna Mae Thacker, age 73 died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her residence. She was born April 23, 1941 in Coal Run, Kentucky the daughter of Grover C. and Esta (Hunt) Thacker. She was previously employed by the Broughton Cannery. Donna is survived by five children: Roy Mullins, Baytown, TX, Larry Mullins, Melissa…

Antwerp Falls To Fort Jennings

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The Archers hosted the Fort Jennings team on Friday, December 12. The first and second quarters were a pretty intense matchup with 16-19 at half. The game continued on with a slow and steady increase by the guests and by the end of the game the Fort Jennings team declared victory with a 58-49 lead…

Carolyn Mae Straley

CECIL: Carolyn Mae Straley, age 72 passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 to be with the Lord Jesus Christ. She was born in Dayton, Ohio, on July 28, 1942 the daughter of Lloyd and Ruth (Shawver) Link. On November 25, 1961 she married Rudy K. Straley, who survives. She was employed as a realtor for…

Charlene Jarrell

Charlene Jarrell, 57, of Payne passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Charlene was born in Louisa, KY on February 20, 1957, a daughter of the late Pauline (Marcum) and James Roy Endicott. She was a member of Payne Church of the Nazarene. Charlene’s joy in life was singing and living…

Antwerp Spelling Bee Winners Announced

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Antwerp Local School held its spelling bee on Friday, December 12th for students in grades five through eight.  After over 30 rounds, sixth grader Grace Tuttle (middle) won the bee when she spelled the word “granulation” correctly. Eighth grader Iris Sorrell was the runner-up (left) and will be an alternate if needed at the county…

Wayne Trace Overpowers Paulding

Corbin Linder scores.

The annual game between Paulding and Wayne Trace took place on Saturday, December 13 at the Palace. The Raiders won the JV game 42-37 and the varsity match was able to start early. The Raiders scored the first baskets and quickly the boys had an early lead with Corbin Linder’s points. Paulding was trounced in…

Ruth Marie Crone

GROVER HILL: Ruth Marie Crone, 89, went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, December 11, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 26, 1925 in Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of Lee M. and Belva (Sherry) Ross Sr. On November 12, 1942 she married George Crone who preceded her in death on…

Mary Kathryn Rogers

Hicksville, Ohio Mary Kathryn Rogers, 94, died Monday December 8, 2014 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville. She was born on June 16, 1920 in Mark Center, Ohio, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Balser) Schliesser. Mary was a 1938 graduate of Hicksville High School. She worked as a librarian in the Antwerp school…