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This week no one officially Asked ME, Miss C. Don’t  be shy! I am waiting to hear from you! Send your questions and letters to me via email: [email protected], visit my Facebook Page to leave a message, or you can send a letter to my attention to the West Bend News! This week I will…

Betty L. Evans

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Hicksville, Ohio Betty L. Evans, 87, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, Ohio. Born on May 1, 1928 in Ashland, Ohio, Betty was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Ash) Wasson. On May 1, 1948, she was united in marriage to Robert D. Evans and he preceded…

Ramco Supply Opening Grandly with New Manufacturing Facility

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Ramco is one of the newest additions to the Industrial Park along State Road 101 outside of Woodburn. The company’s headquarters is located in Rochester, IN about 90 miles away. This last weekend of April, on the 25th, the company celebrated their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting including the officials of Woodburn. Mayor Richard…

Lillian L. Adkins

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Hicksville, Ohio Lillian L. Adkins, 76, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville. Born on April 3, 1939 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Lillian was the daughter of Stephen and Lillian (Hart) Dix. Lillian is survived by two sons, Steve Laney, Jimmy Laney; a daughter, Sarah Lambert; grandchildren; great grandchildren and siblings, Evelyn,…

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety and enforcement

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COLUMBUS – May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Patrol would like to remind motorists that there will be an increase in motorcycles on the roadways with the warmer weather and to remind motorcyclists to ride endorsed, trained and sober. From 2012 – 2014, motorcycle-involved crashes resulted in 440 fatalities and more than…

Three Woodlan Football Seniors to continue w/College Ball

Pictured from left to right are Woodlan Head Coach Sherwood Haydock, Hunter Louden (Defiance College), Austin Conner (Trine University), and Elliott Gunderman (Defiance College).

Three members of the Woodlan High School graduating class of 2015 have announced their decision to continue their football careers at the collegiate level. All three were instrumental in leading the Warriors to back to back 8-4 records and leading the way for current Indiana State Sycamore and former Woodlan Warrior Jaylen Bennett, to rush…

ACDC donates to Antwerp book scholarship fund

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Pictured above is A.C.D.C. President Jim Pendergrast and Mrs. Lynnette Vail representing the Antwerp Academic Boosters receiving a check for $500.00 for book scholarships for graduating seniors of Antwerp High School. Students who have been pride card holders for their high school years are eligible. not shown is Mrs. Kayla Bagley.

Long Range Transportation Planning Meeting set for May 18

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Maumee Valley Planning Organization (MVPO) is currently developing a long range transportation plan for the counties of Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams. The plan is called Moving Together 2040 and the public is reminded that a draft of the plan is currently available for public review and comment. The draft has been posted on…

Ernest “Ernie” Daniels

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PAULDING: Ernest “Ernie” Daniels, age 84 died Monday, May 4, 2015. He was born May 12, 1930 in Tomahawk, KY, the son of John and Esta (Cheek) Daniels. On September 22, 1951 he married Shuba Pack, who survives. He was a US Army veteran serving in the 182nd Airborne Division. He was an auto mechanic…

Joyce E. Barrand

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PAYNE: Joyce E. Barrand age 80 passed away peacefully Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Ft. Wayne. She was born January 19, 1935 in Payne to the late David W. and Bertha M. (Miller) Harshman. On October 20, 1959 she married Richard “Dick” Barrand, who preceded her in death on October 8, 1997.…

Prom, Prom, Prom – They’ve Been Working All Day Long!

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Everywhere one would look today, you would see fancy dresses, suits and tuxes. A beautiful day for the Paulding County schools’ proms. The hair stylists were very busy according to Lindsey Hormann of Lindsey & Company in Paulding. The warm evening brought the crowds to all three of the prom walkin’s. From fancy footwear to…

Fairview High School Athletic Results

Varsity Baseball: Varsity baseball defeated Edgerton on April 16th, 3-0 behind the pitching of Joe Macsay (7 innings, 0 Runs, 4 hits, 2 walks and 12 Strikeouts). Varsity Baseball defeated Antwerp on April 23rd, 20-0 behind the near perfect game from Joe Macsay. He had 13 strikeouts, 1 walk, 0 hits. Leading hitters – Wolfrum,…

Antwerp softball takes a loss to Wayne Trace

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The Lady Raiders of Wayne Trace played the Lady Archers on their home field on Tuesday, April 21st. Antwerp was the home team because of a last minute location change. This change was a disadvantage for Antwerp allowing Wayne Trace to use the home field advantage and clinch a win for their high school softbal…

Jay County beats Woodlan in HS baseball

Woodburn’s Shawn Kitzmiller leads off the base.

By: Jeff Abbott Jay County pounded out 10 hits and scored 11 runs to beat Woodlan in ACAC boys’ baseball at Warrior Field. The top three in the batting order scored 7 runs for the Patriots and had 5 of the hits, including a 2-run home run by Levi Long. Lead-off batter Shawn Kitzmiller scored…

Antwerp Hires New Super and New English Teacher

Pat Ross is ready to hand the metaphorical reigns to Marty Miller.

Since Pat Ross announced her upcoming resignation the Antwerp School Board has been looking to fill the position for the 2015-2016 school year. They selected Dr. Martin Miller from over 20 candidates applied for the Superintendent position to be left open after Pat Ross retires. Dr. Martin Miller was born and raised in Paulding County…