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Doe-C-Doe 4-H Meeting

The Doe-C-Doe 4-H club had their meeting at the Antwerp United Methodist Church on Sunday the 5th of February at 3 o’clock pm. Members gave demonstrations about their projects. The next meeting will be on March 5th at 3 o’clock p.m. at the Antwerp United Methodist Church.

Leo Jr. Sr. High School Baseball Coach Honored For 300th Win

Dave Boyce, varsity baseball coach at Leo Jr. Sr. High, reached the milestone of recording his 300th victory during the 2016 high school baseball season. Mr. Boyce received special recognition on January 20 at the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Banquet and also at a recent East Allen County Schools Board…

State Patrol Investigating Two Vehicle Injury Crash

Pleasant Township – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Liberty Union Road and Van Wert Willshire Road south west of Van Wert, in Van Wert County. On February 18, 2017, at approximately 3:52 P.M. a 2012 Nissan Titan…

Bombers Crash and Burn by Archer Arrows

The game started off on Saturday, February 11 about like any game—Edon and Antwerp, low scoring but competitive. Antwerp spread the points across Trey Mills, Brandon Pendergrast and Hunter Noel while Braden Miller was the lone scorer for Edon, chipping in 2-3 pointers and a 2 point field goal. The first period was 9-8 and…

Grover Hill January Students of the Month

Front (L-R) Brady Miller, Kathleen Stoller, Macy Doster, Brielle Sheets, Lexi Moore, Allsion Schilt, Mary Lands and Nick Fleming.  Back (L-R) Olivia Tarlton, Madison Densmore, Audrey Dougal, Minuet Thomas, Leah Bland, Luke Miller, Cheyenne Brimmer, Ximena deLeon and Logan Schnepp.

Hinton Signs with Albion University

It’s not every day that dreams come true, but for one Woodlan student, it did. On Friday, February 10th, Rain Hinton signed with Albion University to play basketball. Albion offered Hinton a full ride scholarship to play for the team, an exciting and sought after opportunity by many young basketball players. It was a very…

Patrol Investigates Williams County Fatal Hit-Skip

DEFIANCE – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers located and seized a vehicle that was involved in a fatal traffic crash in the village of Edgerton. Troopers identified and questioned a driver for potential involvement with the incident. Charges will be pending until the investigation is completed and presented to the Williams County Prosecutor. The Ohio…

Pirates Walk the Plank at Wayne Trace

Senior night for Wayne Trace’s only senior – Danae Myers – was on Tuesday, February 7 against the home game against Continental. Danae Myers has been playing varsity for 4 years now for the Raiders and has been one of the start players the entire time. Her teammates certainly will miss her as her high…

Multimillion Dollar Sewer Plant To Be Built In Woodburn

The City of Woodburn would like to formally invite all residents and any interested parties to attend an informational presentation describing plans to implement a mechanical plant within the City limits. This new plant will replace the wastewater lagoon system that is currently in place. This conversation will start off the City Council meeting on…

Second Training Session Sponsored By Ohio RCAP Held

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.  When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.’  – Jack Welch On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the Black Swamp Nature Center was a-buzz.  The second of many training session sponsored by Ohio RCAP (Rural Community Assistance Program) was held from 9:00…