Miller City falls to Antwerp in HS volleyball

Antwerp vs. Miller City Beth Hawley

Antwerp beat Miller City on August 27th: 25-11, 25-9, 25-15 Archer Leaders: Rachel Williamson – 12 kills, 1 ace, 1 block Emily Derck – 26-26 serving with 2 aces, 3 kills, 5 digs Kiana Recker – 11-11 serving, 2 aces, 4 kills, 10 digs Sidney Barnhouse – 18-19 serving, 3 aces, 1 dig Sydney Sheedy…

Antwerp Broadcasting class receives Operation Round Up grant

The Antwerp school broadcasting team is pictured here: Broadcast teacher Kayla Bagley (holding the check); standing from left: Aaron O’Donnell, Brian Geyer, Joel Steiner, Taylor Provines, Brittany Smith, and Callie Perry; seated from left: Josh Ehlinger, Matt Dooley, and Jarrison Steiner.

The broadcast program at Antwerp High School has received a grant from Operation Round Up through the Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative Trust. With money from the grant, broadcast students will visit North Canton’s Hoover High School Video Productions and Broadcast Journalism classes this fall. Hoover’s student-run NCCS TV-11 is a fully-operational television station that provides…

Twin Oaks UMC Upcoming Events

Twin Oaks United Methodist Church will sponsor two special events during the Oakwood Homecoming weekend, to be held at Twin Oaks UMC Fellowship Hall, 200 Main Street, Oakwood: Friday, September 4, from 7 to 9 PM features a FREE “Kids Fun Night” that will include face painting, fun activities, movie and snacks. Parents & families…

Gerald “Jerry” Sholl

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OAKWOOD: Gerald “Jerry” Sholl age 89 died Tuesday, September 1, 2015. He was born March 28, 1926 in Paulding County, Ohio the son of Theodore and Estella (Link) Sholl. On November 4, 1950 he married L. Rosalie Bryan, who survives. He retired in 1991 from John Manville, Defiance, and was a life long farmer. He…

Panthers Falls to WT after Scoring on First Play

Driving in the for another touchdown is Wayne Trace Senior Cole Shepherd as he enters the end zone. More pictures at westbendnews.net

With only 12 seconds used on the clock, Paulding posted its first touchdown to the score board on the first play by the incredibly speedy junior Preston Ingol. Next, Wayne Trace got the ball, but struggled to know what to do in the first few minutes. The Panthers got the ball back and this time…

Defiance Post Investigating Fatal Crash

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Bryan – The Defiance Post of the Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle fatal crash which occurred on Saturday August 29, 2015, at approximately 5:40pm, on US 6, near milepost 13, in Williams County. A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Amy Bibler, age 32, of Findlay, Ohio, was westbound on US 6.…

Ken Conkle and His Garden

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By: Kimberly Smith Last year, around the beginning of spring, a citizen of Antwerp who goes by Ken Conkle started a community garden for himself and the community of Antwerp. I couldn’t help myself but to wonder why he spontaneously grew a garden… so why did he? Mr. Conkle has a burning passion and has…

The Maumee River Raft Race

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By: Stan Jordan The Advance Chassis’ 2015 Regatta on the Maumee was a blast this year. There was plenty of water in the river and no one had to portage. Just sit with your feet in the water and drift along. Dan said there were three rafts, five kayaks, and three canoes. A total of…

Help was On the Way! – Stan Jordan

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The Lobo Tank Busters By: Stan Jordan We took off this morning on dawn patrol and we headed over towards Germany, Ruhr Valley. That is the Pittsburgh of Germany. Many factories, foundries, and defense plants. We were up about a thousand feet altitude, so we could see all around. And we did. We spotted a…

Public Phone Etiquette – Miss C

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There were no questions in the Miss C question queue this week. So, instead of answering a reader question, I am going to give some unsolicited advice (and perhaps a bit of a soapbox stance). In the meantime, please feel free to submit your questions to Ask Me… Miss C. I have confidential email (AskMeMissC@gmail.com),…

Consistency Is Key to Fitness Results

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Have you ever tried an exercise program only to be discouraged by the results? You gave it everything you had, but you either didn’t lose weight or you didn’t build muscle or tone to the extent that you had hoped. Chances are that you may not have given it…

Richard L. Stroup

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MELROSE: Richard L. Stroup, age 79, died Sunday, August 23, 2015. He was born June 2, 1936 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Viola (Beard) Stroup. On October 17, 1959 he married Janet P. (Schlegel), who survives. He was a US Army veteran during the Korean War and retired in 1995 from GM…

Are The Recent OHSAA Rule Changes Consistent With Its Mission?

By: Jim Lowther, Matt McGowan Are the recent OHSAA rules changes consistent with its Mission? “The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s mission is to regulate and administer interscholastic athletic competition in a fair and equitable manner…” COMBINED ENROLLMENT The new rules treat cross country differently than the other 23 sports the OHSAA sponsors. For cross…