The Big Engine That Could

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This summer has turned out to be quite eventful for the people living along the the Norfolk & Southern Railroad between Fort Wayne and Detroit. The Train route began in Allen Park, Michigan and made it’s way through northwest Ohio into northeast Indiana, along New Haven tracks into Fort Wayne, ending up on E. Superior…

Ronda Sue (Kreager) Wynne,

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Ronda Sue (Kreager) Wynne, 60, of Sherwood, OH died unexpectedly on 11/17/2013 in Guangdong, China where she was teaching Spoken English. Ronda graduated from Antwerp Local in 1971 and was an avid crafter and seamstress. Survivors are her husband Steve; sons Josh and Chris (Penny); parents Harold and Ruby Kreager; siblings Rod (Susan), Cindy (Terry),…

Paulding County Baseball Pee Wee Champs!

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After finishing third last season, the Latty Lions won the Paulding County Pee Wee Tournament this year.  The Latty Lions finished the regular season undefeated and finished the year with an impressive 19-1 record. The team consisted of Ezra Sinn, Lance Maenle, Tyson Gerber, Tucker Antoine, and Nolan Walls in the front row. In the…

Recipes: Not Always Tried and True

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck While eating natural, unprocessed foods is the best diet to follow, it’s often unrealistic to assume we will never eat processed foods. In fact, we eat 31% more packaged food than fresh food. For many, eating packaged food is easier and faster than preparing meals with fresh food. Foods…

Dianna Clemens

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PAULDING Dianna Clemens, 63, of Paulding died at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN. She was born February 24, 1951 in Prosser, WA to George and Ramona (Place) Stahl. Her father is deceased, her mother survives in Melrose. On July 15, 1967 she married George Clemens who survives…

Paulding Boy Scouts Travel to Philmont

Shown in this picture in the front row is Phillip Jackson and in the back row from left to right are Jeremy Couts, Alan Kohart, Michael Kohart, Brian Matson, Shawn Jackson, Luke Jackson, and Travis Couts.

A crew of teenage Scouts and their leaders went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Philmont covers 214 square miles of vast wilderness with trails that climb from 6,500 feet to as high as 12,441 feet. During their trek Boy Scout…

Ann’s All Summer Kids gets a visit from Johnny Appleseed

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Ann’s Bright Beginnings All Summer Kids were recently visited by Mr. Bill Grimes portraying Johnny Appleseed. We learned all about his life and legacies through some awesome storytelling. Shown here in the back are: Mr. Grimes, Lily Roehrig and Madi Schilt. In the middle are: Noah Schilt, Emiliano Turner, Jasmin Minck, Hayden Gorrell, Brynn Reinhart,…

Busy times in Bryan & Edgerton This week!

By: Sally Whitford The Day in the Park in Bryan was a great success despite a brief afternoon down pour. The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the folks as it was jam-packed. Lots of food, fun, and rides including a pony (my favorite as a kid). Senior Bingo was well attended and the fireworks…

Spotlight: New Haven Optical, LLC

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Tucked away in the Lutheran Health Plaza on the corner of Minnich Road and Highway 30E you will find New Haven Optical, LLC. Inside you will find not only an array of eyeglass frames, but a group of people that are very committed to healthy eyes for your family. Attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Dr.…

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Overmyer celebrates 70 years of Marriage

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The children of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Overmyer invite you to join them in celebrating their parents’ 70th wedding anniversary. “Bud” and Ruth were married on July 20, 1944, in Napoleon, OH. Their children are Joan (David) Myers of Nora Springs, Iowa; Suzanne Overmyer of Hicksville; Denise (Keith) Culbertson of Fort Wayne; and Troy (Mindy)…