Ask Me… Miss C!

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Dear Miss C, I am single but want to someday be married. My friends tell me that I probably won’t find the guy I am looking for because I expect too much from marriage. So my question is: Do you think that people expect too much out of marriage? —High Expectations Dear High Expectations, The…

Break Routine With New Adventures

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Many of us are creatures of habit. Some of us go to the extreme of eating the same things daily. But having a routine is not necessarily a bad thing. We often benefit from routines because we can accomplish more, we can remember things easier, we can be more…

Fewer IRS Tax Paper Tax Forms Available

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The Paulding County Carnegie Library system has been a partner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Form Outlet Program (TFOP) for over twenty years, providing federal tax forms to the public at our library locations. However; the library has been informed that because of cuts to the IRS, there will be very few forms…

Two New Troopers Assigned to the Van Wert Patrol Post

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Van Wert – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has two new troopers serving at the local patrol post. Troopers Kara Kavaliauskas and Daniel Thompson graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy on October 10, 2014 after 26 weeks of intense paramilitary training. Courses completed by the 156th class included…

Antwerp Wrestlers Battle Ayersville & Parkway

After fierce competition, Tyler Bauer pins his opponent at the Antwerp meet. More pictures at westbendnews.net

On January 13th, Antwerp hosted a wrestling tri-match with Ayersville and Parkway. Individually, the Archers bested their opponents, but the team scores are also recorded and since Antwerp’s team is still growing, the scores went to Parkway and Ayersville. Team: Parkway 42, Antwerp 24 106 – Antwerp forfeits to Tristen McKee (P) 113 – Antwerp…

Antwerp Athletic Boosters Set January Meeting Date

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The monthly Antwerp Athletic Boosters Board of Directors Meeting will be held January 28, 2014, in the Board of Education Meeting Room at 7:00 pm. This is a public meeting. The boosters is a group of volunteers dedicated to assist the athletic department financially through various projects to better the facilities, uniforms and equipment of…

Debbra L. Kauser

PAULDING: Debbra L. Kauser, age 53 died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at CHP Hospice, Defiance, OH. She was born November 15, 1961 in Napoleon, Ohio, the daughter of Kent E. and Alberta (Fouts) Ziegler. On September 29, 2012 she married Walter L. Kauser, who survives. She was employed by Antwerp Hardware as manager; and previously…

Joan Teresa Buchman

PAULDING, OH Joan Teresa Buchman, 81, of Paulding, died Sunday, January 18, 2015. She was born March 16, 1933, in New Washington, OH, the daughter of Anthony C. and Ruth A. (Ehrat) McCarthy. On August 10, 1957, she married Richard J. “Dick” Buchman, who preceded her in death on February 23, 1996. Joan is survived…

Ruth E. Fessel Hitchcock

PAULDING: A loving mother and servant of God, Ruth E. Fessel Hitchcock went home to her Lord on January 17, 2015. She was born November 20, 1915 in Pierceton, Indiana, the daughter of Samuel and Nellie (Outcelt) Cormany. She was a graduate of Pierceton High School. Ruth married E. C. “Bud” Fessel in 1941 and…

William Porte Smith

William Porte Smith, of Payne, passed away at home on Saturday Jan. 10, 2015. He was born in Highland Center on Jan. 18, 1935 a son of the late Porte & Kathryn (Baum) Smith. He proudly served in the U.S. Army; was a  member of the Payne Masonic Lodge & St. Paul United Methodist Church. He…

Greenwood – Yenser Engagement Announced

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Mark and Sandy Greenwood of Antwerp, Ohio are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Greenwood, to Isaac Yenser, son of Mr. Tim Yenser & the late Jackie Yenser, of Antwerp, Ohio. The Bride is a 2010 graduate of Antwerp High School and plans to graduate from Rhodes State College to earn a…

Wallace L. Geyer

ANTWERP: Wallace L. Geyer, age 92 died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at CHP Hospice, Defiance, OH. He was born in Paulding County on July 22, 1922 the son of George A. and Ada (Whirrett) Geyer. On March 30, 1947 he married Alice Eileen Kauser, who preceded him in death on July 21, 1992. He was…

Ask Me… Miss C!

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Hello Miss C, I’m in my 40s and have been with several ladies over the years, but I’m at the point in my life when I want to be with “the one” long term. Right now I am in a relationship and we have been together for about 4 months. She is about my same…

Tax Fraud causes ODT to implement safeguards

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In order to better protect Ohio taxpayers and prevent tax fraud, the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) is implementing additional safeguards that will inevitably cause some refunds to be delayed this upcoming income tax filing season. These steps are being taken to further bolster defenses in anticipation of a continuing increase in attempted tax fraud…

Be a Fan, Not a Fanatic

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The Nurturing Well by: Jill Starbuck Sports are one of the best ways to bring together communities, families, and friends. The excitement, environment, and anticipation attract people from all walks of life. Fans begin to feel connected to their favorite teams. In fact, some fans love these aspects so much that they become fanatics. You…