Paulding Hospital Replies to Suit

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The lawsuit filed against Paulding County Hospital (PCH) by former employee Dr. James Gray does not involve issues with patient care. Rather, the allegations relate to the ending of Dr. Gray’s employment with PCH. In 2010, PCH and Dr. Gray agreed that PCH would purchase his medical practice and Dr. Gray would become an employee…

Attempted Robbery

Attempted Robbery at the Charloe Store

Paulding, Ohio—At approximately 9:00 p.m. this evening, deputies responded to a robbery in progress at the Charloe Store Gas Station located at 20144 Road 138 in Brown Township. There was only one suspect that entered the store, and no other occupants were observed in the get-a-way car. A physical description of the suspect is; white…

DARE is Back in Paulding County

Pictured above are the essay contest winners. The fifth grade winner was Kyle Slade (left), and the sixth grade winner was Madison Wright (right).

Fifth and sixth graders at Divine Mercy have spent the last ten weeks with Officer Nick Mendez, who taught the students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives. Officer Mendez covered topics from peer pressure, effective communication, bullying, effects of drugs on health, resistance strategies, risk and consequences, responsible decision making,…

Max Edward Hoeppner

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Max Edward Hoeppner, 76, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Born in Woodburn, IN, Max worked for over 55 years in the construction field, with the last 25 years as an owner of Hoeppner Construction Corporation before retiring. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Woodburn, a past elder and served on various…

Trausch’s Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Michael Trausch will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Michael Trausch and Tracy Cameron were married April 13, 1991 at Calvary Chapel in Defiance, OH. The couple has nine children: Andrew of Nashville, TN; Danielle, Nathaniel, Stephiane, Joshua, Jennifer, Hannah, Chloe and Allianna Trausch all of Paulding. Mrs. Trausch is a homemaker. Mr.…

WLS Chimes Choir Plays for Van Crest Residents

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The WLS 6th-8th Grade Chimes Choir recently traveled to Vancrest of Antwerp Assisted Living to share their musical talent with the residents. The students played a few different songs for the residents while they were there. The Chimes Choir also plays several times a year at both Christ and Zion Lutheran churches. They practice every…

400′ Tower Closing Fairground Drive

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  Road Closure-Restricted Area Paulding, Ohio—Local officials are taking safety precautions regarding a recent engineering study on the county-owned communications tower located at the west end of the county fairgrounds parking lot located in the Village of Paulding. Paulding Putnam Electric, who rents space on the tower, conducted a load study on the tower with…

Master Gardener Volunteers to Hold Garden Treasures Contest

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By: Karen Jacobs, OSU Extension, Master Gardener Volunteer, Paulding County If thoughts of winter are swiftly being replaced by visions of sunshine yellow daffodils, cherry red tulips and tiny crocuses, if you are dreaming of a colorful landscape and if your hands are itching to dig in the soil, then the Master Gardeners Volunteers of…

Patent & Intellectual Property Law Program to be Offered at Library

The Paulding County Carnegie Library will be hosting a free program on intellectual property protection covering inventions, patents, trademarks and copyrights. The program will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6:30 until 7:45 p.m. All businesses have intellectual property in one form or another. Entrepreneurs, inventors, and business leaders interested in learning more…

Klopfenstein Awarded Outstanding Senior Award from CFAES 

Gary Klopfenstein, of Haviland, Ohio, has been selected as one of 20 students to win the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. Award winners are selected via a competitive process, and are evaluated on excellence and demonstrated personal and professional growth in…

Paulding FFA Members Are Growing

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By: Chantal Monnier, Reporter The Paulding FFA Chapter and FFA Alumni members have been busy preparing for their annual plant event. From mixing soils, planting seeds, transplanting plant starts to labeling, cleaning and watering, the students have been learning in a hands-on environment. They have enhanced their knowledge of plant products and greenhouse operations, while…

Vantage FCCLA Collects/Donates for Humane Society

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FCCLA members from Vantage Career Center Megan McKee, Stacey Partin, and Breanne Magner donated idem’s to Kari Kuhn at the Van Wert Humane Society. The group collected $471.43 from a recent Jeans Day held at the school. The group spent money at Walmart on supplies and presented a check to the Shelter