Category: Community

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…

Lady Panthers end regular season with Big Win

On October 12th the Montpelier Locomotives steamed their way to Paulding only to boil over for a loss against the Panthers: 25-16, 25-14, 25-23. Paulding closes the regular season with a record of 11-10. Senior night took place with the girls with the most time receiving recognition before the varsity game. Seniors include Caitlyn Myers,…

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…

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…

Aces fall to Panthers

The Panthers traveled to Hicksville for a win, 25-19, 25-19, 25-21, bringing Paulding’s record to 9-9 for the season. Megan Tope led her Panthers in serves with 12-12, Caitlyn Myers at 9-10, Macy Iler with 6 aces and Sadie Estle with 3 aces. Megan Tope also led in digs with 14. Sadie Estle led in…

ACDC DONATES TO MAC PICKLE BALL

With the growth of a new sport in Antwerp, Pickle Ball, the Antwerp Community Development Committee is helping by donating $200 for equipment. Also discussed at the recent meeting was the development of a new electronic sign in downtown Antwerp to announce upcoming community events and local business advertising.  The ACDC, Antwerp Rotary and Antwerp…

Peter Pan is Flying in to the Huber House

Broadway’s timeless classic musical, Peter Pan, whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Peter Pan is one…

Patrick Troyer visits Divine Mercy Catholic School

Pictured with Patrick Troyer, the Educational Specialist from the Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District , are the Kindergarteners from Divine Mercy Catholic School. Holding animal pelts are Miranda McCord, Wyatt Head, Wyatt Flynn, Madisyn Morehead, Kalel Mead, and Ross Carter. Mr. Troyer brought in the pelts of a possum, coyote, raccoon, black bear, white-tailed…

AMERICAN LEGION NAMES ‘TEACHER OF THE YEAR’

Mr. Mike Lance, teacher a Leo High School was recently named Secondary Teacher of the Year for the State of Indiana by the American Legion at its annual State convention. Mr. Lance was selected by the Leo American Legion post 409 for the district level award. He was nominated for his ever present connection with…

ACC Fall Raffle Winners

This past week, the winner of the Antwerp Conservation Club fall gun raffle picks up his new riffle from The Ammo Can of Hicksville, Ohio. Tony DeLong is shown holding the top prize of a Henry Golden Boy 22 rifle along with ACC President Mike Knight. The winner of $100 gas card was Susan Kessinger.…

Bulldogs run past Archers in GMC battle

ANTWERP – Edgerton ran for 386 yards and the Bulldogs scored the game’s first 35 points in rolling past Antwerp 56-13 Friday night in Green Meadows Conference football action. Hunter Prince rushed for 194 yards on 13 carries and Cameron Jordan added 134 yards on nine rushes to lead the Bulldogs, who improve to 5-2…