Category: Health

Volunteer Drivers Needed To Transport Cancer Patients To Treatment

Getting to and from medical treatments is one of the greatest concerns cancer patients face during treatment. To ensure patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery’ program. The Society is currently looking for volunteer drivers in Paulding County so that all patients have transportation…

Don’t Let Six More Weeks Of Winter Get You Down On The Ground

  Both Punxsutawney Phil and Buckeye Chuck saw their shadows February 2nd, predicting a late arrival for spring weather. While temperatures this winter have been warmer than average, forecasters and groundhogs alike warn that snow and ice are likely before this winter is over. Slippery conditions can lead to a fall which, for many older…

Bargain Bin Celebrates Grand Opening!

It was back in the early 1960’s when the Bargain Bin of Paulding County began as a rummage sale in the back businesses. That’s right – it’s been serving Paulding County for over 50 years. What does this store do? Of course, you get great items at very good prices, but did you know that…

Seasonal Depression? What can I do?

By: Angel Steiner The dark months of winter are officially upon us all and with it comes many things. The various activities of the season – the aftermath of the holidays, basketball games, wearing hats and gloves everywhere, shoveling snow – keep us busy, but shadow what many people suffer through in silence – seasonal…

New Banner Unveiled @ Hand of Hope

Hands of Hope Pregnancy Services in Paulding was excited to unveil the new banner donated to them by West Bend Printing and Publishing. Seen in the picture is Exec. Director Melinda Stoller standing by the newly hung banner. Hands of Hope is excited to start offering free ultrasounds to the public.

D.A.R.E. graduation at Paulding Elementary

The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program held its graduation for Paulding Elementary fifth graders on December 5, 2016. Each student was required to write an essay before they could graduate. D.A.R.E. program consist of 12 lessons and the essay gives the students a chance to reflect back on the lessons. Essays describe what they…

Sholl Recognized for Board Service

Community Health Professionals, Inc. (CHP) recognized Janet Sholl of Oakwood for 20 years of service on the nonprofit organization’s corporate board. Brent Tow, president and CEO, presented her a plaque to mark her tenure. The board governs the operations of CHP Home Care & Hospice which has offices in Ada, Archbold, Bryan, Celina, Defiance, Delphos,…

Fire Safety Week

Fire week with Sparky Mrs.Beth Bauer and Mrs.Kim Walls’ Kindergarten classes from Wayne Trace Grover Hill Elementary visited the Grover Hill Fire Department in honor of fire prevention week. The students enjoyed climbing in the trucks, getting checked out in the EMS, trying on fire gear, rolling up hoses and visiting Sparky the Fire Dog.…

Noah’s Ark Fund Supplies Items for Hospice Center

Generous donations collected at the CHP Hospice dinner/auction in April are enabling the Noah’s Ark Fund at Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center to purchase items to benefit hospice patients and families during their stay at the center. Tisha Fast and Tonia Verville, members of the Noah’s Ark Fund committee, posed recently with some of…