Bryce Steiner

A Better Branch Experience at FPFCU Ribbon Cutting

Several years in the making finally brought about this day. On Wednesday, January 18 Financial Partners Federal Credit Union opened its doors to a brand new building with a community ribbon cutting. Dave Shuey, CEO, has been working hard with the Board to make sure there will be a better experience for Financial Partners Federal…

PHS Class of 1966 Meets at Eagles – 50 Year Reunion

By: Bryce Steiner In 1963, on a cold November day, the students remembered the President, John F Kennedy, being shot in Texas. The man taking his place would be Lyndon B Johnson, who would soon escalate the US involvement of the war known as Vietnam. The class of 1966 would be at center and forefront…

The Paulding County Fair Ends with Lots of Winners

  Paulding County Fair Jr. Fair Livestock Show Results Senior Rabbit Showmanship: First place, Alexis Howell Junior Rabbit Showmanship: First place, Katy Williamson Beginning Rabbit Showmanship: First place, Katie Anna Baumle Champion of Champion Rabbit Showmanship: First place, Haleigh Stoller Beginner Market Skillathon (8 to 11 yrs. old): First place, Carter Manx Intermediate Market Skillathon…

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”

  “Randall Smith” called out by Bob Habern. “Randall Scott Smith” The roll call took place in complete silence. Though others responded, Randall does not answer. Bob, District Disabled Veteran’s Commander Chapter 54, calls again, louder this time, “Petty Officer, Second Class, Randall Smith”. After a short delay Sheriff Jason Landers stands and answers, “Petty…

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Edgerton Concedes District Championship to Wayne Trace

Regional game at Bowling Green on Tuesday, March 17 at 6:15pm.On Friday, March 13 the Wayne Trace Raiders and the Edgerton Bulldogs competed for the District Championship title at Van Wert High School. The game came after the Bulldogs won a hotly contest match against Hicksville and the Raiders winning against Antwerp. This match started…

Edgerton to Compete in District Championship

The game tied and went into overtime against the AcesThe Den at Van Wert High School played host on Tuesday, March 10 to the OHSAA District games between the Sectional Champions from the first week of March. Oddly enough, they were all from the Green Meadows Conference. The first game was between the Hicksville Aces…

Tigers Claw Woodlan Down for Win

The Bluffton Tigers went to Woodlan for the boys basketball game on January 12. The game began with Woodlan getting the ball in the tip off and then scoring the first basket. It was a short lived lead as the Tigers overtook and climbed the point ladder quickly. Nearing the end of the first the…

Panthers Beat Antwerp in 2nd Quarter

The night before the Paulding team travelled to Antwerp to scout the competition for the next game they would be playing at the Archer court. Would it be close? The game began Saturday, December 6 and the Archers were giving the Panthers a run for their money, going into overdrive and scoring 22 points in…

A Carolin’ We Will Go at the Festival of Trees

A great hometown annual event.Sounds of the season began in Paulding this weekend with the John Paulding Historical Society’s Festival of Trees. The Poor Bottom Boys entertained the visitors with easy listening bluegrass music on Friday night, as they milled about the museum enjoying holiday lights and decorations. The jingle of coins hitting the bottom…

Sheriff’s Training Saves Life of Autistic Child

It was a life-saving opportunity at the Antwerp PD.It could have been bad. A call comes into the Police Department. “A child is playing in the highway. I don’t know who it is.” “Okay, I’ll be right down.” Victoria hangs up the phone and immediately opens the door to the office. She looks to the…

Woodlan Takes 2nd Win of Tournament

Only 25% of the teams left in the tournament.After winning the first game of the tournament against the Eagles last week, the Warriors moved on to face the Blazers on Friday night’s game at the home field. Few fans showed up for the tournament matchup against Eastside because of the nasty weather. Woodlan scored early…

West Bend News Endorses Paulding County Library Levy

The West Bend News has an exciting announcement! We want to make public that we give our official endorsement of the Paulding County Carnegie Library and its effort to pass the renewal levy that is on the ballot this November 4th. This library system has serviced residents of all ages in Paulding County for almost…