Category: Community

Day in the Park at Antwerp

It was a beautiful day for the Antwerp Day in the Park for 2017. It was nice to see the crowds along the street and the parade this year was exceptionally long. This year the Gems of the Year were Tim and Brenda Copsey. It was nice to see them with all the work they…

NSCC’s Phlebotomy Technician Students Recognized in Ceremony

Nine students completing Northwest State Community College’s phlebotomy technician certificate program were recently recognized in a special ceremony held for the graduates. This program leads to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students earning the phlebotomy technician certificate may choose to continue their education for an associate degree in medical assisting. The following…

Parkinson’s Program

Pictured are participants in Paulding County Hospital’s first Delay the Disease program for Parkinson’s Disease. The twelve-week long program features the use of low level exercises to develop the mind and body to overcome limitations caused by the disease. Observers have stated that the progress made by participants is nothing short of miraculous enabling them…

Antwerp’s Foreign Exchange Student

By: Stan Jordan Johannes Faust was born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany on October 28 of 1998. There are three children in the family. He went to school at Bingen Am Rhein. He likes math, physics, chemistry and biology. When he gets home, he will start his junior year. His father, Stefan, is and architect and…

Wedding Announcement

Wedding plans have been announced for Steven James Bok, son of Robert & Anita Bok of Antwerp, and Robin Renee Diers, daughter of Judy & (the late) Ned Diers of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. Steven is a 2004 graduate of Antwerp High School, and graduated from Defiance College in 2008 witha Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He…

Solar Eclipse Coming August 21st: Protect Your Eyes

From: Grabill Eye Center An exciting astronomical occurrence is coming our way Monday, August 21st.  During the solar eclipse, the moon will pass directly between the earth and sun casting a shadow on the earth and temporarily blocking sunlight.  While the greatest effect, a total eclipse, will be seen further south in western Kentucky and…

Register Now For Precision Ag Field Day

Plan to attend the Precision Ag Field Day to be held August 23 at Kellogg Farms, 17392 Township Road 50 near Forest. Aaron Heilers, project manager for the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms will give an overview of the water quality and nutrient management goals of the three farms in Hardin and Hancock County. Greg LaBarge,…

Celebrating 70 Years

James and Joan (Hughes) Sidenbender, residing in Venice, FL, were married August 16, 1947. They have 4 children: Dave (Betty), Vicki Coil (Terry, dec.), Terri (Steve) Feasby and Brian (dec.). They also have 4 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren,. The couple will enjoy the day by being together.

Board Of School Trustees Recognize Technology Team

The EACS Board recently recognized the EACS Technology Department. The technology team shut down the entire network: phone systems, computer systems, copier systems, and district Internet for 9 days, from July 2 to the afternoon of July 10 while they moved from Park Hill over to New Haven Elementary. A combination of 179 virtual servers and…

PCBDD Week of Service: Always There Ohio

The week of July 17-21st, the Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities (PCBDD) showed how they are “Always There” for their community by participating in a Week of Service, coordinated by the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB). County Boards are celebrating their 50th anniversary and appreciate the strong support from the…

The Bargain Bin Exceeds Its Goals

It’s been just over two years since the Bargain Bin groundbreaking and Paulding. They have reached their goals and they are excited. The original donation goal was $250,000 for the cost of the building they were constructing to house all of the clothes and goods that they were selling to earn money for Paulding County…

Harlan Days: Another Great Year!

It was the 70th Annual Harlan Days Fair that began this year. Harlan Days is known for its full crowds at the Parade, giving away t-shirts constantly and, of course, the famous Harlan Days Grilled Chicken. The main events started on Thursday, August 3 with the Midway Rides starting and the food tent opening. This…