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Day in the Park at Antwerp

It was a beautiful day for the Antwerp Day in the Park for 2017. It was nice to see the crowds along the street and the parade this year was exceptionally long. This year the Gems of the Year were Tim and Brenda Copsey. It was nice to see them with all the work they…

NSCC’s Phlebotomy Technician Students Recognized in Ceremony

Nine students completing Northwest State Community College’s phlebotomy technician certificate program were recently recognized in a special ceremony held for the graduates. This program leads to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students earning the phlebotomy technician certificate may choose to continue their education for an associate degree in medical assisting. The following…

Parkinson’s Program

Pictured are participants in Paulding County Hospital’s first Delay the Disease program for Parkinson’s Disease. The twelve-week long program features the use of low level exercises to develop the mind and body to overcome limitations caused by the disease. Observers have stated that the progress made by participants is nothing short of miraculous enabling them…

Planting Your Fall Garden Program

Presented by Jenny Wyss, Advanced Master Gardener at Woodburn Branch Library, Tuesday, August 22, 7:00 p.m., 4701 State Rd. 101 N. Woodburn, IN. Learn about what you can plant in a fall garden.  There are many plants that are suitable for cool/warm weather.  Jenny will talk about grow times of different vegetables along with starting…

Antwerp’s Foreign Exchange Student

By: Stan Jordan Johannes Faust was born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany on October 28 of 1998. There are three children in the family. He went to school at Bingen Am Rhein. He likes math, physics, chemistry and biology. When he gets home, he will start his junior year. His father, Stefan, is and architect and…

Wedding Announcement

Wedding plans have been announced for Steven James Bok, son of Robert & Anita Bok of Antwerp, and Robin Renee Diers, daughter of Judy & (the late) Ned Diers of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. Steven is a 2004 graduate of Antwerp High School, and graduated from Defiance College in 2008 witha Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He…

Solar Eclipse Coming August 21st: Protect Your Eyes

From: Grabill Eye Center An exciting astronomical occurrence is coming our way Monday, August 21st.  During the solar eclipse, the moon will pass directly between the earth and sun casting a shadow on the earth and temporarily blocking sunlight.  While the greatest effect, a total eclipse, will be seen further south in western Kentucky and…

St. Paul United Methodist Church Hosts Chicken BBQ

St. Paul United Methodist Church in Payne, Ohio is planning a chicken barbecue on Saturday, August 19th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Menu includes: Quarter chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, roll and butter, dessert and beverage. Carryout and delivery will be available. For delivery call: 419-263-3017 or 419-786-9223. The barbecue will be cooked by Pickett…

Register Now For Precision Ag Field Day

Plan to attend the Precision Ag Field Day to be held August 23 at Kellogg Farms, 17392 Township Road 50 near Forest. Aaron Heilers, project manager for the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms will give an overview of the water quality and nutrient management goals of the three farms in Hardin and Hancock County. Greg LaBarge,…

How to Cope With Grief Explored at Lifetree Café

Strategies for finding peace after a loss will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Thursday, August 17th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The program, titled “Coping with Grief: Find Your Path to Peace,” features a filmed interview with Ken Doka, a grief counselor and author of more than 20 books, including Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding…

Grover Hill & Antwerp Elementary Class Lists

Grover Hill Elementary Class Lists 2017-18  KA: Mrs, C Miller Adkins, Mia; Ames, Jax;  Beining, Brenna; Caldwell, Chantz; Carlisle, Tegan; Clark, Landyn; Coffman, Calvin; Crosser, Tibby; Howell, Jordan; Hurles, Landen;  Jackson, Journey; Kohorst, Remmington; Mabis, Jocelyn; Miller, Gracelyn; Miller, Griffin (Griffy); Noffsinger, Carter; Reader, Brooklynn;  Schnipke, Zoey; Shoup, Jaydon; Sinn, Tylan; White, Traiden; KB: Mrs.…

Celebrating 70 Years

James and Joan (Hughes) Sidenbender, residing in Venice, FL, were married August 16, 1947. They have 4 children: Dave (Betty), Vicki Coil (Terry, dec.), Terri (Steve) Feasby and Brian (dec.). They also have 4 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren,. The couple will enjoy the day by being together.

The Western Buckeye ESC Hires New Treasurer

The Western Buckeye ESC Governing Board held a special meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017, in the Van Wert office for the purpose of appointing a new treasurer. Following a brief introduction to the board, Mrs. Tricia Taylor was offered a three-year administrative contract to serve as the treasurer for the Western…