Larry Mansfield Celebration of Life

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Friends and Family of LARRY MANSFIELD Invite you to Attend “CELEBRATION OF LIFE” PARTY at the Antwerp VFW hall on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 2-8 p.m. Larry was diagnosed in February 2014 with stage 4 lung cancer. He has been undergo- ing chemotherapy since. He and his family welcome you to come out and celebrate…

Area Fiscal Officers attending the 16th Annual 2015 Local Government Officials’ Conference

Front row left to right: Mary Howard-Jackson TWP, Dawn Buskirk-Sherwood Village Defiance, Sue Becher-Auglaize TWP, Chris Ferris-Emerald TWP, Julie Dinger-Benton TWP, Kristine  Stuart-Crane TWP. Back row left to right: Cheryl Halter-Brown TWP, Jane Buchman-Paulding TWP, Auitor of State Dave Yost, Kathy Feasby-Harrison TWP. Missing from picture is Carly Turner-Village of Cecil.

Auglaize Township officers recently attended the Auditor of State 16th annual conference in Columbus. They had the honor of getting their picture taken with State Auditor Dave Yost. Passed during the 130th General Assembly and enacted on March 23, 2015, the Fiscal Integrity Act raises the bar of accountability for fiscal officers across the state.…

Emotional Abuse: A Quiet and Internal Form of Torture

The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck “You are completely worthless.” “Why can’t you do anything right?” “Relax, I was only teasing.” “If you would just listen to me, then we wouldn’t fight all of the time.” “Nobody will ever love you more than I do.” “What’s your problem?” “Nice job, but I thought you’d do…

2015 Antwerp high school hoops for heart

Dunkin’ Donuts Team Trenton Copsey, Sam Williamson, Jarrett Bute with Antwerp’s Boys Basketball Coach TJ Hammer photo bombing the shot.

This year’s Hoops for Heart event was the greatest year yet for Antwerp, raising $4,954.07! The top money raisers were Becca Johanns with $200 and Chelsea Johanns with $200. In the Junior High, Keaton Altimus, Cole Seslar, and Jason Dunstan won the 3 on 3, while Jayvin Landers took the free throw contest and Garret…

Paulding County Court Reports & Land Transfers

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Criminal Dispositions: Amy Denson; Lima, OH; Dom Violence; J-Guilty; Defendent to remain incarcerated; placed on standard probation; shall have a mental evaluation; shall hve no contact with vicitims; report to Paulding County Court Prob. Upon release; warrant and warrant block recinded. Amy Denson; Lima, OH; DOM Voilence; J Guilty;  Same conditions as count A; Jail…

Why Can’t I Ever Be Happy? — Ask Me… Miss C!

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Dear Miss C, I just have one question. Why can’t I ever be happy with my life? —NVRHPYGRL Dear NVRHAPYGRL, I would like to preface this response with a broad qualifier, I do not know you, your situations, your loves, your stressors, or joys. So, I will respond with generality, and hope that a piece…

Grand Jury Indictments in Paulding County

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Paulding County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph R. Burkard announced that the Paulding County grand jury indicted eight persons on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Abbie L. Holton; DOB 2/9/89; Identity Fraud F-5, Escape F-5 Brandy J. Jordan; Paulding, OH; DOB 2/2/82; Obstructing Justice F-5 Samantha M. Mellinger; Fort Wayne, IN; DOB 6/22/96; Possession of Cocaine F-5 Stephen…

Jessie M. Leatherman

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OAKWOOD: One could say Jessie M. Leatherman had two passions in life, family and farming. After living a full life of loving her family and working the soil, Jessie, age 96 passed away in her home in Oakwood, Ohio on Saturday April 11, 2015. It was a beautiful spring day, full of warmth and sunshine,…

Edward J. McCalla

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Hicksville, Ohio Edward J. McCalla, 74, died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville. Born on May 2, 1940, in Antwerp, Ohio, he was the son of the late Eugene and Catherine (Heck) McCalla On June 26, 1965, he was united in marriage to Judy Anderson and she survives. Ed was owner of…

Ask Me… Miss C!

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Dear Miss C, I don’t understand my family. One moment my aunt talks good about me, but behind my back, she is talking bad about me. It hurts and I don’t know what to do. —SammieGirl12 Dear SammieGirl12, Your first step should be to talk to your parents about this concern. Do they know how…

SINGLE MOTHERS & WIDOWS FREE AUTO CLINIC

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Signs of spring are finally here after a long hard winter and part of spring is the Single Mothers & Widows Free Auto Clinic. “This is the 38th year for the Single Mothers & Widows Auto Clinic,” shared Pastor Paul and his lovely wife, Susie. The spring of 1987 was the beginning of a local…

Holy Week Lessons with Mrs. Conley

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Mrs. Conley, Religious Educator Director of Divine Mercy Parish, visits the Divine Mercy Catholic School weekly. She shares in each classroom. This week, she spoke about Holy Week with the children. Together, they recreated Jesus’ footsteps through Jerusalem by making a 3D model. Mrs. Conley is pictured here with grades 1 and 2.

Mr. & Mrs. James Rex celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

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James and Patricia (Snyder) Rex of Woodburn will celebrate 50 years of marriage on April 10, 2015. They were married at the New Haven United Methodist Church on April 10, 1965. James retired in 1985 as a teacher from Antwerp Elementary and Patricia retired after 32 years from East Allen County Schools in 1992 having…