Virgil Meyer

Virgil J. Meyer, 84, of Antwerp, passed away at home on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Virgil was born in   Antwerp…

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ODOT winter operations update Information current as of 1/5/18

The following is an update regarding snow and ice operations on state highways within Defiance, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert. DEFIANCE  The Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 includes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. To receive information regarding winter operations in other counties, please go to  https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/OHDOT/subscriber/…

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from continued cold temperatures

Forecasters are predicting continued frigid temperatures and very cold wind chills across Ohio. Current temperatures are well below average for this time of year, with single-digit lows and negative wind-chill readings. “Older adults are at increased risk for complications from conditions including snow, ice, bitter cold and more. Factors like age-related changes and medication side…

Habitat turns keys over to Sholl Family

Autumn Sholl, Dane Sholl, Tavin Sholl, receive the keys to the house from Laurie Lucas. Back in June, the West Bend News reported a foundation was started for the Sholl home in the Antwerp Community. Paulding County Habitat for Humanity regularly chooses a family to build a house for and this year it happened to…

Think Spring with the Paulding SWCD Trees

By: Patrick Troyer, Education Specialist It’s that time of the year again for the Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District Spring Tree Sale! This year includes the return of many of your favorite tree species along with several new species that are carefully selected native tree species that are well suited for our area. Our…