Doris Mae Williamson

Doris Mae Williamson, 83 of Antwerp passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born in Van Wert on Nov. 20, 1933 a daughter of the late Glenn & Gertrude (Edwards) Mohler. Doris was a valued employee at the Antwerp Local School and the Antwerp Exchange Bank, but being a…

Balancing Nutrient Needs With Soil Health

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By: Patrick Troyer, Education Specialist Paulding SWCD In recent years, an intense focus has been placed on excess nutrients making their way into our streams, rivers, and lake leading to algae blooms becoming a problem. It is not necessarily the nutrients themselves that we are placing our concern on, it is when these nutrients show…

Ohio’s Young Hunters Harvest Nearly 6,000 Deer during Youth Gun Season

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Ohio’s young hunters braved less than ideal weather conditions over the weekend and checked 5,930 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 19-20, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s youth gun season, 7,223 white-tailed deer were checked. Youth hunters could pursue deer with a legal shotgun, muzzleloader,…

Clarification On Open Burning

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As reported in the Defiance Crescent News on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. It was noted that the Village has open burning hours until 5:30 p.m. during the week and on Saturday and Sundays at 8:00 a.m. Please note this is NOT CORRECT.  Discussion was held during council meeting on Monday, November 21, 2016 that the…

Sholl Recognized for Board Service

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Community Health Professionals, Inc. (CHP) recognized Janet Sholl of Oakwood for 20 years of service on the nonprofit organization’s corporate board. Brent Tow, president and CEO, presented her a plaque to mark her tenure. The board governs the operations of CHP Home Care & Hospice which has offices in Ada, Archbold, Bryan, Celina, Defiance, Delphos,…

Woodburn to Celebrate The Christmas Season With A Lighted Parade

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There’s definitely a chill in the air…so we’re thinking about the annual Woodburn Lighted Christmas Parade!  Mark your calendars once again for what has become a family tradition for many people in our community — the parade begins at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2016! Since the first year, the parade has quickly grown…