Flooding update

A number of residences in and around the Village of Payne and surrounding area were impacted by the flooding of…

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Flooding: The Day After

The Paulding County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency would like to help those experiencing flooding to read this and to contact them for any help. Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency When returning to your home after a hurricane or flood, be aware that flood water may contain sewage. Protect yourself and…

Flooding update

A number of residences in and around the Village of Payne and surrounding area were impacted by the flooding of the Flatrock Creek due to heavy rainfall amounts over the past two days. Volunteers in the Payne and Paulding areas have filled over 2500 sandbags that were made available to residents. Additional sandbags had been…

My Trip To Philly

By: Stan Jordan I just got back from a trip to Philadelphia to see my old buddy Ben Franklin. All the talk around there is about the coming Revolutionary War. My other old buddy, Juan Valdez, was there also, you know he is the guy that rides the burrow and sells coffee. He is something…

Flooding: Watch Out!

Today and tomorrow you must be extra careful when driving. The areas around Payne to Paulding along the Flatrock Creek are flooding with waters rising quickly. Residents said the flood waters began to cover State Road 49 around 4pm when another downpour added to the deluge. State Road 500 between Payne and Paulding has areas…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 22

Ohio State Highway Patrol and Law Enforcement Will Show Zero Tolerance As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign will…

Area Valedictorians & Salutatorians Announced

Harlan Christian School Arianna Seigel was named valedictorian for the Class of 2017 at Harlan Christian School. She plans to attend Oral Roberts University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. “I have spent time in the hospital and know what it is like having good and bad nurses. I want to be the nurse that…