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Rainbow Child Care Treats Clinic Kids

It began as a fun activity and turned into a community project. Rainbow Child Care of Leo, Indiana, asked their students to begin collecting used children’s books, and the results were much greater than expected! So they decided to bless other kids in the community by donating their collection to Christian Community Health Care in…

Antwerp Rotary Dedicates New Tennis Court to Town

Numerous townspeople and area Rotarians congregated in the valley next to the Antwerp Village Town Hall on Saturday morning, April 22nd to support the Antwerp Rotary’s dedication of the new and improved tennis court to the village of Antwerp. Antwerp’s Rotary board members, Floyd Ramsier and Don Oberlin discussed the history of the land where…

One Injured in Motorcycle Crash on US 24

Paulding County – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle injury crash that occurred on US 24 near the US 127 interchange in Paulding County. At approximately 4:56 pm a 2006 Honda Goldwing motorcycle driven by Michael W. Richards, age 52, of Marion, Indiana was traveling eastbound…

Dancing Scientist Visits Antwerp Elementary

On Friday, April 21st, students at Antwerp Elementary School enjoyed an assembly with the Dancing Scientist (Jeffrey Vinokur). He is a nationally renowned act and has been on NBC’s Today Show, The View, America’s Got Talent, Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet, Rachael Ray, The Queen Latifah Show, Home & Family, AMHQ, and Fox & Friends. He…

Raider Softball Crushes Jefferson

On Saturday, April 22 the Raider field played some high school softball double header action. Game One: Game one ended in the Mercy Ruling after 5 innings: Wayne Trace 20, Delphos Jefferson 1 Score by the Innings: Delphos Jefferson – 1 0 0 0 0 = 1; 4H, 2E Wayne Trace – 4 9 0…

Leroy M. Halter

   OAKWOOD – Leroy M. Halter, 81, of Oakwood died at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born May 28, 1935 in Mandale to the late Michael and Susan (Hammons) Halter. On November 27, 1959 he married Edna Ladd who survives in Oakwood. Also surviving…

Panthers Fall to Pirates

On Tuesday, April 18 the Paulding Panthers played Continental Pirates In Baseball at Paulding’s home. It was an exciting game between the two teams. The Panthers started the night off taking the lead, but losing it to the Pirates in the 4th Inning. Pirates won, 5 – 2. Score by the Innigns: Continental – 0…

Bible Questions

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. Jude 1:6; What type of darkness is this verse talking about? Physical or spiritual? Ref. 2 Peter 2:4 2. Jude 1:6; Will physical chains hold spiritual beings? 3. Jude 1:6; Will light penetrate the darkness of hell? Yes or no? 4. Jude 1:6; What is the great…

Sewing Seminar Offered at the Oakwood Branch Library

The Cooper Community Branch of the Paulding County Carnegie Library system, located in Oakwood, Ohio, is sponsoring a Sewing Seminar on April 29th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Have an unfinished project? Or just want to discuss sewing with people who love to sew? Due to funding by the…

Leo Jr. Sr. High Students Win Barnes & Noble Essay Contest

Recently, Barnes & Noble held a Teacher Appreciation Essay contest throughout the nation. Students could write an essay, poem, or thank-you letter (500 words or less), sharing how a teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire them. The students who authored the winning essays received a certificate of recognition and were…

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Mount Vernon Nazarene University recently honored donors and friends at the annual Donor Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Foster Hall, Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus. The luncheon recognizes those generously supporting the university through endowment scholarships and annual giving and gave MVNU the opportunity to present its philanthropy awards. “Our vision…

STEAM Visits Antwerp Elementary

Right before spring break, the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Museum visited Antwerp Elementary School. Students visited many stations–including a friction raceway, robotics, gears, Newton’s Cradle, structures, 3D printing, and a plasma sphere–to engage in hands-on learning.