Payne Relief 5K

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Serious Crash on US 24 in Paulding Co.

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Emerald Township – The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Van Wert Post is investigating a serious injury traffic crash that occurred on US 24 at the intersection of County Road 115 in Paulding County. Today at 1:21 PM a 2011 Mercedes-Benz delivery van, driven by Kent C. Mattingly, age 60, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana was southbound…

New Law Firm Opens in Paulding

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  North of the Courthouse in Paulding a satellite office of Putman Law Offices opened in Paulding this past week with a ribbon cutting. The event had people from all over the county watching the grand opening. Shaun Putman and Rachel Franklin, both attorneys at this office, also work in Van Wert. This office will…

Local youth participate in Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

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Megan Niese from Miller City High School and Maggie Wilson from Antwerp High School represented Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op in the 2015 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The high school seniors-to-be gained a personal understanding of American history, their role as a citizen and insight to the important roles electric cooperatives play in…

Paulding County 4-H Fair Results (cont’d)

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Float Results: 1st place – Campground Kids 4-H Club 2nd place – Leaders of Tomorrow 4-H Club 3rd place – Brown Betty & Buster Browns Poster Contest: (Jr. Division 13 and under) Poultry – 1st Bethany Klopfenstein; 2nd Ryan Rupp Rabbits – 1st Ella Cook; 2nd Hailey Weidenhamer Goats – 1st Hunter Kesler; 2nd Kaitlin…

“Lost In My Dreams” – Dear Miss C

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Dear Miss C, I usually remember about one dream per night. So, I regularly remember them. But I have a reoccurring dream theme that has come and gone through my life. What does it mean when you dream that you keep getting lost? Like, I will be coming home from school and get lost, even…

Hite Recognizes Defiance High School Boys Baseball Champions

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OH State Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) recognized the Defiance boys baseball team for winning the 2015 Division II State Championship. Defiance High School defeated Poland Seminary 5-3 to capture the school’s third state title. Several of the student athletes recognized were also a part of the 2015 Division II State Basketball Championship team that visited…

Payne Relief 5K

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The Payne Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Payne Relief 5K on July 25, 2015 for the local food bank. Run or walk to raise money to stock up the local food bank. Everyone will receive a t-shirt with a pre-registration. Start time is 8:00 a.m. and you can also register that day. First and…

Facebook: A Personal Choice

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Social media presents the biggest and easiest way to stay connected with other people, whether they are friends, acquaintances, family, colleagues, or others. Of all the social media options, Facebook is the number one choice today. On a monthly basis, approximately 1.44 billion people use Facebook, with an average…

Anna (Marge) Clem

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ANTWERP, OH Anna (Marge) Clem, 88, of Antwerp passed away Monday, June 29,  2015 at the Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio. She was born on March 12, 1927 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Walter and Lucinda (Carter) Brofford. On April 6, 1946 she married Rolland G Clem Sr. in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He died…

Lynn Michael “Mike” Emenhiser

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WOODBURN, IN Lynn Michael “Mike” Emenhiser, 76, of Woodburn, IN passed away unexpectedly on June 25, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born September 18, 1938, the youngest of 15 children, to Charles and Irene (Heckler) Emenhiser. Mike retired from BF Goodrich, Woodburn, IN in 1994 after 30 plus years. He was a faithful member…

Margaret F. Moss

Harlan, IN Margaret F. Moss, 94, died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at The Laurels in Butler, IN.  She was born on January 27, 1921 in Woodburn, IN to the late John & Grace (Rogers) Mettert. Surviving are sons, Michael W. Moss, Fort Wayne, IN; Max L. Moss, Harlan, IN; Grandchildren: Andrea L. Watts, Ft. Wayne,…