Category: Community

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…

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…

New Haven’s 2017 Veterans’ Memorial Ride Announced

The 8th Annual Veterans’ Memorial Motorcycle Ride is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 in New Haven. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post 330 and will benefit the Schnelker Veterans’ Memorial Park. (The rain date for this event is set for June 3, 2017.) After the opening ceremony, salute to…

Easter Egg Hunt At The Antwerp Conservation Club

On April 8th the Antwerp Conservation Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt. It was a picture perfect day. Sunshine, green grass, slight breeze, excited children and families members. Children were jumping out of the family cars with their baskets and bags in hand. They were ready to go. Some were so excited that they…

Leaders Of Tomorrow 4-H Club Meeting

The Leaders of Tomorrow 4-H club gathered at the Youth Leadership Building on March 30 to have their monthly meeting along with the required demonstrations given by each member. They started off with pizza for supper. A short meeting followed where they voted to have gray club t-shirts this year. You can watch for them…

PCH Announces Regional Health Center Construction

Paulding County Hospital announces construction will begin on a Regional Health Center serving the surrounding area of western Paulding County including Antwerp, Hicksville, Payne, and Woodburn. The facility will be located near the US 24 and SR 49 interchange in Antwerp. The center will include twice the space of the current Antwerp facility with 6…

39th Annual P.A.S.S. Basketball Marathon Awards & Results

The 39th Annual PASS Basketball Marathon took place over Easter weekend in Payne at the Payne Elementary gym. Below are the results from the divisions. Mini-tots Division: 1st place: Williamson Insurance Agency with 24 points 2nd place: Benschneider Auto with 22 points Sportsmanship: Burkley Trucking Tots Division: 1st place: Antwerp Exchange Bank with 44 points…

Allen County Public Library To Celebrate National Library Week

The Allen County Public Library will celebrate National Library Week the week of April 9, 2017, with various events throughout its 14 locations. National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association that began in 1958 to recognize the contributions libraries of all types make to their communities. This year’s theme,…

Benefit Dinner Auction Planned For Litzenberg

Ted Litzenberg, a 1971 graduate of Woodlan High School, lives near Harlan with his wife, Marian. Ted and Marian have two children and three grandchildren. Ted is a carpenter and worked as a construction superintendent for Colonial Homes for many years. Due to struggling with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) , Ted has been unable to work…