Sam Adams wins Paulding Ex. Village Schools Geography Bee

Students from Oakwood Elementary, Paulding Elementary, and Paulding Middle School competed in the district level of the National Geographic Bee Finals on January 12, 2017. Sam Adams will advance to the next level of competition, a written examination. Sam will move one step closer to a chance at a $50,000 scholarship, and a prize vacation!…

ACC Holds First Event

It’s been a great start to the year for your Antwerp Conservation Club (ACC). We held our first event on New Year’s Day. It was a shotgun Ham Still shoot. It was attended by many shooters of all ages. Shooters came from all over the surrounding area, Antwerp, Hicksville, Payne, Woodburn, Auburn, Ft Wayne, Sherwood…

Dangerous Winds Cause Damaging Fire

On Tuesday, January 10, the wind was incredible with strong gusts. Well this was not without ill effect around the area. At Sauder Feeds in Grabill it was noticed on the south end of the manufacturing campus the building housing the trucks was sparking where the power lines coming in to the facility with the…

Sherry Foundation Awards Funds for Maker & Creative Spaces for Paulding County Libraries

The Ann Sherry Foundation has awarded generous funding to incorporate “Maker & Creative Spaces” into all branches of the Paulding County Carnegie Library (PCCL) system. In addition, the foundation has granted funds to enhance the book clubs and reading events sponsored by the Cooper Community Branch Library located in the village of Oakwood. Funds will…

Old Phrases and Sayings – Stan Jordan

OLD PHRASES AND SAYINGS By: Stan Jordan Hi old timer! Our family was exiting a fine restaurant in Fort Wayne a few weeks ago when the following incident took place: We a met a man who looked to be around 80 years old with his family, entering the restaurant. I suppose it was his daughter…

New 3D Printer Demonstrated @ Antwerp Board Meeting

Antwerp Local School recently purchased a 3-D printer with funds from the 21st Century Learning grant. The printer will be used by the after-school tutoring program and by a variety of other classrooms in the district, including industrial arts/auto CAD. Upon returning from winter break, students and staff from elementary through high school watched in…