Reading Does a Body Good

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Lots of things are good for us. Eat your veggies and fruit. Get enough rest. Brush your teeth. Dress according to the weather. Wear sunscreen. Exercise daily. And the list goes on. These are all things that we do physically, on the outside. And they are things we often…

Come to the Oakwood Fire Dept. Soup & Sandwich Supper

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The Oakwood Fire Department will host a Soup & Sandwich Supper on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. This will take place at the Oakwood Fire Station. On the menu for the evening will be: Soups – ham & bean, potato, chili; Sandwiches – ham, beef, sloppy joe, hot dogs; Drinks – coffee, lemonade;…

Diligence Catches Bomb Scare Suspect!

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It was in lunch high school lunch period when the students heard they had to rush out at Antwerp Local Schools on Tuesday, January 27. Why? “It’s a bomb. We must evacuate the school!” The teachers and administrators began moving the young people to their appropriate bus numbers on this cloudless day. Kindergartners and some…

Thomas James Reinhart

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PAULDING: Thomas James Reinhart, age 76 died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 31, 1938 in Broughton, Ohio the son of Earl and Helen (Ludwig) Reinhart. On February 13, 1978 he married Kathleen Ellen Foust who survives. He was a US Army veteran and retired in 2001 from Uniroyal Goodrich,…

Raiders Pick Up Win But Not by Much

Darius Hale picks up two of his six points for the Raider Nation against Lima's Shawnee HS. Photo by Jarrison Steiner. More pictures at westbendnews.net

The Raider boys were back in action on Saturday, January 25 at the Palace against stiff competition from the southeast as Shawnee High travelled up for an intense match. It was a game packed with action from the beginning to the end and even has the Raiders nearly let it go. Both teams were in…

Watch out! Phone Scammers on the Rise

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It’s been reported recently to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office that people have been receiving phone calls from the IRS. Though after researching the case, it’s not from the IRS at all. Instead phone scammers are acting as agents for the government office. Rich Fraley of the Antwerp/Paulding area said he received a call and…

Raymond McCloud

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PAULDING: Raymond McCloud, age 74 died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at CHP Hospice, Defiance, Ohio. He was born September 10, 1940 in Harts, West Virginia, the son of Edgar and Clista (Stollings) McCloud. On January 22, 1966 he married Joyce Sue Workman, who preceded him in death on October 22, 2009. He was a US…

Ask Me… Miss C!

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Dear Miss C, I am single but want to someday be married. My friends tell me that I probably won’t find the guy I am looking for because I expect too much from marriage. So my question is: Do you think that people expect too much out of marriage? —High Expectations Dear High Expectations, The…

Break Routine With New Adventures

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Many of us are creatures of habit. Some of us go to the extreme of eating the same things daily. But having a routine is not necessarily a bad thing. We often benefit from routines because we can accomplish more, we can remember things easier, we can be more…

Fewer IRS Tax Paper Tax Forms Available

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The Paulding County Carnegie Library system has been a partner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Form Outlet Program (TFOP) for over twenty years, providing federal tax forms to the public at our library locations. However; the library has been informed that because of cuts to the IRS, there will be very few forms…

Two New Troopers Assigned to the Van Wert Patrol Post

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Van Wert – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has two new troopers serving at the local patrol post. Troopers Kara Kavaliauskas and Daniel Thompson graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy on October 10, 2014 after 26 weeks of intense paramilitary training. Courses completed by the 156th class included…

Antwerp Wrestlers Battle Ayersville & Parkway

After fierce competition, Tyler Bauer pins his opponent at the Antwerp meet. More pictures at westbendnews.net

On January 13th, Antwerp hosted a wrestling tri-match with Ayersville and Parkway. Individually, the Archers bested their opponents, but the team scores are also recorded and since Antwerp’s team is still growing, the scores went to Parkway and Ayersville. Team: Parkway 42, Antwerp 24 106 – Antwerp forfeits to Tristen McKee (P) 113 – Antwerp…

Antwerp Athletic Boosters Set January Meeting Date

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The monthly Antwerp Athletic Boosters Board of Directors Meeting will be held January 28, 2014, in the Board of Education Meeting Room at 7:00 pm. This is a public meeting. The boosters is a group of volunteers dedicated to assist the athletic department financially through various projects to better the facilities, uniforms and equipment of…