Tag: Ohio

Richard Lee Hitchcock

Richard Lee Hitchcock, 66, of Antwerp, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Dick was born in Lima  on August 11, 1951 a son of the late Charles & Mary (Minch) Hitchcock. He retired from General Motors in 2011. He enjoyed bowling, fishing & mushroom hunting. Dick will be…

Paulding County Election Results are in!

Paulding County Election results were delayed due to a technological issue with the internet but are now resolved and the West Bend News has posted them below. The PDF will be the highest quality and easiest to print if needed but the JPGs will be more easily readable for some devices. res

Sheriff: Major Drug Bust in Paulding, Ohio

Paulding, Ohio—Early this morning, agents with the Multi Area Narcotics Taskforce (MAN Unit) and deputies with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for suspected Methamphetamine at 758 North Walnut Street, Paulding. During the execution of the warrant, 7 adults and a 3-year old child were located in the residence and detached garage.…

Leslie J. Weidenhamer

Paulding, Ohio: Leslie J. Weidenhamer age 72 died October 25, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. Leslie was born in Napoleon, Ohio on June 26, 1945 the son of Bernard and Vivian (Coressel) Weidenhamer who preceded him in death. On June 6, 1964 he married Sandra M. (Bowholtz) Weidenhamer who survives.…

Marilyn J. Jump Utterback

Paulding, Ohio: Marilyn J. Jump Utterback age 90 died October 25, 2017 at the Town House Retirement Community of Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born September 30, 1927 in Fort Wayne, Indiana the daughter of Guy F. and Nora J. (Smith) Jump. On October 22, 1949 she married Earl E. Utterback who preceded her in…

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…

Richard “Dick” Gordon

Richard “Dick” Gordon 82 of Antwerp, passed away at home Saturday, September 30, 2017. Dick was born in Antwerp on Feb. 25, 1935. He was always there to lend a hand, helping people with appliance repair after retiring from General Motors. He was also active as an Antwerp Village Council member. Dick will be sadly…

One Killed in Three Vehicle Crash on US 30

Van Wert County – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US 30 west of Richey Road in Van Wert County. At approximately 10:45 a.m. a 2018 International semi driven by David Knight, age 45, of Industry, Pennsylvania was traveling westbound on…

Senior Events for the area

Paulding County Senior Center Dining Center Menu 9/20 – 9/26 9/20 – Baked ham, redskin potatoes, spinach, applesauce, birthday cake, cornbread 9/21 – BBQ rib sandwich, seasoned potatoes, mixed vegetables, blushing pears, apple granola bar 9/22 – Hot chicken sandwich, macaroni salad, coleslaw, ambrosia, apple juice 9/25 – Turkey Manhattan, mashed potatoes, tomato, cabbage &…

Robert “Bob” Unger

PAULDING, OH: Robert “Bob” Unger age 88 died Sunday, September 10. He was born in Paulding on January 19, 1929 son of the late James I. and Florence M. (Ludwig) Unger. On September 14, 1958 he married Pauline J. Jackson, who preceded him in death on November 26, 2009. He was a US Army Corporal…

Defiance Post investigating Fatal Crash

Defiance — The Defiance State Highway Patrol Post is currently investigating a single vehicle fatal crash which occurred on September 8, 2017, at approximately 2:10am on State Route 111, near milepost 2, south of the city of Defiance. A 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Darius King, age 39, of Defiance, Ohio, was northbound on State…