LaFountain – Roop

Chastity LaFountain of Antwerp, Ohio along with her parents Garry and Dorothy LaFountain are pleased to announce the engagement and…

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Paulding County Hospital Supports Bargain Bin

Pictured are members of the Bargain Bin and Paulding County Hospital Board Chair Mike Winans giving the check to Joyce Lloyd of the Bargain Bin.

The Paulding County Hospital Board of Trustees donated $15,000 to the Bargain Bin of Paulding County, Inc. building fund. The Bargain Bin originated in the 1960s to assist polio victims by funding therapy at Magnetic Springs. When the current Paulding County Hospital was erected the Bargain Bin began supporting patients to receive therapy at the…

Antwerp Continues Winning Streak

Sydney Sheedy delivers a powerful spike against the pilots.

The game at Antwerp started with the Lady Archers on Tuesday, September 13, taking the first two sets fairly easily against the Lady Pilots but after that the tide turned. Ayersville started the third set strong and Antwerp struggled. The sets were tied at 2 each, sending the match to a fifth set when Antwerp…

Public Safety Day

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On Saturday, October 1st, there will be a public safety day at the Payne Village Park. There is to be an assortment of public safety related presentations going on. These include: Paulding Putnam Line Safety Norfolk Southern Crossing Safety Paulding County Sheriff Dept. DARE K9 Demo Paulding County Hospital Blood Pressure Checks, etc Ohio State Patrol…

The Raiders Grab the Win from the Archers

Raider senior Caleb Schultz scores the second touchdown of the game and the first for Wayne Trace.

Wayne Trace hosted the Archers on Friday, September 16th, and right when the game was ready to start a strong wind and a down pour happened. Lightning was seen and the game was delayed setting everyone up for a late evening. When the game finally started everyone was soaked. It was at the beginning of…

LaFountain – Roop

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Chastity LaFountain of Antwerp, Ohio along with her parents Garry and Dorothy LaFountain are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter/granddaughter, Breanna, to Jacob Roop, son of Doug and Melissa Roop, Payne, Ohio. The bride is an Antwerp graduate, attending college at  Ohio State University, majoring in nursing. She is employed…

Warriors Ground the Jets

Samantha Voors serves to Adams Central in the first set.

In ACAC volleyball action, the Woodlan Warriors played against Adams Central on Thursday, September 15th. The Jets started of with a victory, winning the first set, but only just barely. The Warriors, not willing to give up any more footing, took the next 3 sets and ended the game. The score by set goes as…

A little history of the Antwerp Fire Department

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By: Stan Jordan In April 1880 Antwerp purchased the first hook and ladder truck from Ft Wayne second-handed for $800. In 1920, the first piece of motorized fire equipment was acquired by the village and that is the top picture here, a Model T Ford. In 1933, Antwerp purchased the Dodge fire truck. On that…

Bulldogs Defeat the Knights

Senior Cameron Mason, tackles the Norwell ball carrier, ending the play. Photo by Melissa Amstutz.

In Northeast Eight Conference action, the New Haven Bulldogs traveled to Norwell to take on the Knights in a game of football. Friday, September 16th was a rainy, dreary evening, but that didn’t stop these teams from playing on! New Haven is a strong contender this year. They easily dominated against the mighty Leo Lions…

The End of the Lobo Tank Busters – Stan Jordan

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The End of the Lobo Tank Busters By: Stan Jordan The Lobo Tank Busters are no more. Col. Bainebridge came over last night and what he said changed our lives forever. We are going home! The war in Europe is about over and the col. said all four of us qualified to be discharged. We…

CMH provides Antwerp High School with CPR kits

Shown in the picture with some of the donated items are junior Rachel Williamson, senior Matthew Dooley, and freshman Alyssa Fuller.

Thank you to Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) for sponsoring Antwerp Local School and providing the district with two CPR in-school kits, which include 10 manikins each.  In addition to the kits, CMH donated 10 infant manikins. The district’s health teachers will use these supplies to teach CPR to all health students, as well as to…

Homecoming – A Big Win for Woodlan

Homecoming is the first big celebration for the season for the these students. Being seniors, this is their last homecoming parade participation. Be sure to keep the memories.

  Woodlan’s Homecoming was Friday, September 16 against Southern Wells Raiders. The parade started in Woodburn with a remembrance for Cody Osborn as the floats passed in front of Christ Lutheran. He was a junior student at Woodlan who was killed in a tragic Motocross accident in Toledo on Sunday, September 11. Students and parents…

Wayne Trace homecoming Court 2016

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Wayne Trace HS has announced the members of the 2016 Homecoming Court, and they are:  Grade 9:  Ashlynn Parrish who will be escorted by Nathan Gerber.  Grade 10:  Kaylee Shepherd who will be escorted by Austin Reed.  King and Queen candidates are:  Monique Goings, Caleb Schultz, Sarah Dyson, Jayden Sherry, Gabby Gudakunst, Brady Stabler, Danae…

Kenneth R. Simpson

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Cecil, Ohio: Kenneth R. Simpson age 65 died Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus Ohio. He was born in Paulding County Ohio on July 2, 1951 the son of Robert I. and Mable I. (Hartwick) Simpson. On September 16, 1972 he married Deanna D. (Carey) Simpson who survives. He…

Central Lutheran School Celebrates the National Park Service!

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Fourth grade students at Central Lutheran School spent the week celebrating the 100th birthday of the American National Park Service! Lessons in each subject area were designed around this theme.  Students researched many of our national parks and presented their findings through various multi-media reports. They also took a virtual trip to their chosen park.…