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Meetings for 4-H leaders fo tomorrow

The Leaders of Tomorrow 4-H club had their first two meetings on September 21, 2017 and November 16, 2017 at the Youth Leadership Building, Paulding, Ohio.  At the first meeting, they selected new officers.  The officers for 2018 will be Haleigh Stoller, President; Claudia Sinn, Vice President; Bethany Klopfenstein, Secretary; Jacob Klopfenstein, Treasurer; Katie Anna…

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from continued cold temperatures

Forecasters are predicting continued frigid temperatures and very cold wind chills across Ohio. Current temperatures are well below average for this time of year, with single-digit lows and negative wind-chill readings. “Older adults are at increased risk for complications from conditions including snow, ice, bitter cold and more. Factors like age-related changes and medication side…

Grand Jury Indictments in Paulding County

Paulding County Prosecuting Attorney, Joseph R. Burkard announced that the Paulding County Grand Jury indicted 25 persons on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Brandon D. Kunkle, Paulding, OH; 6/6/1984; Domestic violence, F-4 Estynn M. Brown, Grover Hill, OH; 5/7/1988; Corrupting another with drugs, F-2 Jeremy E. Shaffer, Oakwood, OH; 8/12/1980; Aggravated burglary, F-1; Burglary, F-4 Randi…

Paulding County Real Estate Transfers

BENTON TWP 1/8/18 – Wilson Rex L to Van Wert Farming Company Llc; Rd 48; 80 acres;  N1/2 Nw 1/4 Benton Twp S-19 1/10/18 – Winans Michael Etal @(3) to Winans Jean C Le; Rd 60; 40 acres;  Se1/4 Sw1/4 Benton Twp S-7 1/10/18 – Winans Jean C Le to Winans Jean C Le; Rd…

Paulding County Court Records

Paulding County Court RecordsCriminal/Traffic Disposition Report Justin L. Cupp, Defiance, OH; Burglary; Preliminary hearing held; Court finds probable cause; Case shall be bound over Jeremy Shaffer, Oakwood, OH; Aggravated burglary; Preliminary hearing held; Court finds probable cause; Case shall be bound over; Bond conditions continue Jeremy Shaffer, Oakwood, OH; Assault; Preliminary hearing held; Case shall…

Habitat turns keys over to Sholl Family

Autumn Sholl, Dane Sholl, Tavin Sholl, receive the keys to the house from Laurie Lucas. Back in June, the West Bend News reported a foundation was started for the Sholl home in the Antwerp Community. Paulding County Habitat for Humanity regularly chooses a family to build a house for and this year it happened to…

Think Spring with the Paulding SWCD Trees

By: Patrick Troyer, Education Specialist It’s that time of the year again for the Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District Spring Tree Sale! This year includes the return of many of your favorite tree species along with several new species that are carefully selected native tree species that are well suited for our area. Our…

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church makes donation to local food pantry

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Antwerp recently donated $1000 to the Caring and Sharing Food Pantry in Paulding. The Mt. Calvary donation will provide support to the food pantry’s need for food to hygienic and paper supplies. Food banks and food pantries like Caring & Sharing Food Pantry organize the collection of food donations and…

Wolfrum files petition for U.S. seat

VAN WERT — U.S. Fifth District Congressional candidate Todd Wolfrum, Van Wert, filed his petition Wednesday at the Lucas County Board of Elections to be on the May Primary ballot. Wolfrum is seeking the seat of incumbent Bob Latta, (R, Bowling Green). Despite being in Washington for a decade, Wolfrum says Latta has failed to…

Virgil Meyer

Virgil J. Meyer, 84, of Antwerp, passed away at home on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Virgil was born in   Antwerp on December 25, 1933, a son of the late Mary (Zuber) and Edward  Meyer. Virgil worked at Irving Ready Mix for 47 years, farmed and drove many Amish families,  but his best years were spent…

SPORTS CARD SHOW

Saturday, January the 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Ramada Plaza Center and Travel Hotel (formally the Hotel Fort Wayne) located at 305 E Washington Center Rd (exit 312a off of I-69) in Fort Wayne, Indiana there will be a sports card and collectibles show.  Dealers from the tri-state region will be…