Paws for a Cause

Sheriff Jason K. Landers will be participating in the upcoming “Paws for a Cause” event. “The community’s support of this…

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Dorothy Phyllis (Brenneke) Benzinger

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Woodburn, IN Dorothy Phyllis (Brenneke) Benzinger, 95, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at St. Anne Home, Fort Wayne.  Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late William and Rose (Gunzenhauser) Junk.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Woodburn.  She was always ready for a card game and never held…

Erwin Jason Bandy

Erwin Bandy

PAULDING: Erwin Jason Bandy age 68 died Friday, April 24, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 11, 1946 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Joseph Y. and Martha (Young) Bandy. On August 29, 1971 he married Sandy S. Hendricks, who survives. He was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War; a…

Sharon E. Forrer

Sharon Forrer

PAYNE: Sharon E. Forrer, age 72 died Sunday, April 26, 2015. She was born in Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of Raymond and Beulah (Anderson) Weisman. On July 2, 1982 she married Robert L. Forrer, who survives. She was a graduate of Huntington College; retired in 2001 from BF Goodrich-Uniroyal and was a member of…

2nd annual Celebration of Arts & Artists of Paulding County

The John Paulding Historical Society will be hosting their 2nd Annual Celebration of Arts and Artists of Paulding County. The display will be open to the public beginning May 16 and will run through the month of June. This year will feature wood carvings, pencil drawings, charcoal and graphite pictures. The display, which is free…

Wildflower Hike on April 25

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Spring wildflowers love to show off at McNabb-Walter Nature Preserve. Located not far from the historic Spencerville covered bridge, this 195 acre natural area borders the St. Joe River on the west. There are picturesque views of ravines of Davis Creek and an old growth maple woods still shows remnants of a sugar camp used…

Paws for a Cause

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Sheriff Jason K. Landers will be participating in the upcoming “Paws for a Cause” event. “The community’s support of this event has been great and should be a fun time,” states Sheriff Landers. “Paulding County Dog Warden Jared Renollet has been fortunate to have volunteers assuring the county’s dogs are properly taken care of and…

Terry Lee Wright

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Terry Lee Wright, 63, of Paulding passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Terry was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on April 18, 1952, a son of the late Martha (Doty) and Herbert  Wright. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army & U.S. Navy. Terry was a kind, gentle man who was a friend to…

18th Annual Cruise-in on Broadway

18th Annual Cruise In

The 18th Annual Cruise In on Broadway is July 8, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Broadway Street in New Haven, IN. The car show is open to everyone. Car show will feature classics, restorations, muscle cars, antique cars, trucks, and street rods, motor cycles. There is no admission fee for spectators or cars.…

Divine Mercy Receives Donation of Music

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Pictured here is Mrs. Stoller’s 3rd and 4th grade class with Mr. John Morse. Mr. Morse generously donates his time weekly to teach the 3rd through 6th grade classes about musical instruments. Students are taught a lesson about the instrument, given a history of its use, and given an opportunity to play the instrument. Today’s…

EACS BOARD HONORS ACADEMIC ALL-STATE ATHLETES

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At a recent board meeting, the Board of School Trustees along with Dr. Ken Folks, Superintendent honored the Academic All-State Fall athletes. To receive this distinguished All-State award, an athlete must have played in 70% of games this season, have a minimum of a 3.40/4.0 or 9.1/12.0, and a minimum SAT of 1660 or a…

Rotary Club to Sponsor Exchange Student

Derek Reeb

The Antwerp Rotary Club learned they will be hosting an inbound exchange student from Germany for the 2015-2016 school year. “Hanne” (pronounced Hannah) arrives in August and will reside with three different host families during her stay. The club is also sponsoring Derek Reeb as an outbound student from Antwerp School who will be traveling…

Turn Disappointment Into an Advantage

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Disappointment is a part of life. A part that we don’t enjoy, but we can still recover from and learn from. After all, most famous people did not become famous overnight. They had to work hard, make mistakes, and recover from big disappointment. Some of these include Michael Jordan, who was cut from his high…

“Woodburn Thrives” Announced at Banquet

Love’s Gas Station, located in Woodburn on the State Road 101 Exit, nears completion.

The Woodburn Chamber of Commerce had a fantastic evening on Thursday, April 26 at the American Legion Post 377 on Main Street. This is the first annual banquet the chamber put forth for the members. Kevin Heckley of Heckley Auto gave the Invocation and following that was the dinner for all invited. The entertainment was…

Parent Mentor Program at Western Buckeye

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“SPRING into SUMMER EXPO” Coffee & Dessesrt Parent–Professional Training A “Spring into Summer Expo” will be presented by the Parent Mentor Grant Program and Western Buckeye, ESC on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This training expo will be located at Parc Lane Board of D.D., 900 Fairground, Paulding. Parents, caregivers, district staff, and…