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Paulding County Girl Scouts enjoy Nature Center Field Day

By: Patrick Troyer, Education Specialist Girl Scouts from across Paulding County gathered at the Black Swamp Nature Center on Sunday, September 24th for an afternoon filled with great activities courtesy of the Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District. This event brings all girl scout troops in Paulding County together to kick off their calendar full…

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing approximately $8 billion in payments under the ARC and PLC programs for…

Rohrs Announces Run for Antwerp Town Council

Mike Rohrs has announced that he is seeking reelection for the for Antwerp Town Council. Mike Rohrs has served in the Village of Antwerp on the council and for the Antwerp School. Whether at the school or on the council, Mike understands how government works, “I look forward to continue working with the community to…

Steve McMichael FOR MAYOR OF NEW HAVEN

New Haven, Indiana. New Haven resident and local business owner Steve McMichael will hold a Press Conference for an announcement seeking the Republican nomination for Mayor of New Haven in 2019. The Press Conference will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 16th at the historic City Hall building located at 428 Broadway Street in…

Stan’s Ramblings

Sam Rivers, Indiana Agent Chapter 54 By: Stan Jordan This is the middle of October 1859. We are here at the Indian Agency in Broken Bow, Nebraska Territory. We have gathered in all of the garden produce, and stashed it away for the winter. Hunter and the boys took a wagon and a tripod and…

NEW PAULDING COUNTY PARK OPENING

Everyone is invited to help the Paulding County Park District celebrate the Grand Opening of New Rochester County Park. On Sunday, October 22, at 2:00 p.m. a ceremony will be held at the park, which is located along the north side of County Road 424 (old U.S. 24) about a half mile west of U.S.…

HISTORIC NKP CABOOSE REPAINTED At Payne

The historic Nickel Plate Railroad caboose displayed at the Payne Community Park in Payne recently received a fresh coat of paint thanks to the cooperative efforts of the Village of Payne, the Payne Chamber of Commerce and Hooker Enterprises Painting. A memorial donation in 2016 from Mrs. Ron ‘Charlotte’ Woods of Payne also helped with…

Mr. & Mrs. Greg Geyer Celebrate 50 years of Marriage

Greg and Charlene Geyer are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 28, 2017. They were married at St. Lutheran Church in Paulding in 1967. They have two children: Melissa Deputy of Fort Wayne, IN and Chad (Missy) Geyer of Antwerp. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family celebrated the occasion with the…

Vantage Cosmetology Salon Opening 10/17

Vantage is proud to announce that the Avantage’ Salon will soon be open for business. The salon will be open from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and is operated by seniors in the program. A variety of cosmetology services including hair care, skin care, manicures, pedicures, permanents, hair cutting and styling will…

WCCH Auction = Huge Success

This year the annual Woodburn Christian Children’s Home Benefit Auction took place at the Community Center in Woodburn, as usual, and had a terrific turnout. The event is one of the major ways the children’s home receives its funding. Along with the silent auction and the regular auction, there was a prepared meal which many…

Mary Ellen Clark

Former Paulding resident, Mary Ellen Clark age 87 died Monday, October 16 at Brookview Health Care Center, Defiance. She was born March 5, 1930 in Farmer, Ohio, daughter of the late Jesse “Don” and Mary (Barnes) Gorrell.  On April 9, 1951 she married Thomas J. Clark who preceded her in death on April 1, 2001. …

Perry Richard Sinn

Perry Richard Sinn died after an aggressive illness. July 13, 1960 – October 15, 2017 Perry was passionate about his family and community. Perry was born at the Paulding County Hospital. He was the fourth of six children born to Don and Juleah (Smith) Sinn. Perry lived in the same town, Latty, and basically the…

Quick start propels Aces to Homecoming Win over Archers

HICKSVILLE – It was Homecoming Night in Hicksville Friday night and the hometown Aces wasted no time getting their crowd into the game. Hicksville scored 21 points in the first quarter and the Aces never looked back from there as they cruised to a 47-7 victory over visiting Antwerp. Jake Greer threw for 193 yards…