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Paulding
County
Retired teachers
meet April 8
PAULDING – The
Paulding County Retired
Teachers Association will
meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday,
April 8, at the Black
Swamp Nature Center on
Fairground Drive in
Paulding. Following a
potluck luncheon, Mark
Holtsberry, the full-time ed-
ucator for the Paulding Soil
and Water Conservation
District, will speak to the
group. All retired teachers
are invited to attend. No
reservations are necessary.
Donations for the food
pantry and the scholarship
fund will be appreciated.
‘Learning Is An
Art’ night at
Oakwood Elem.
OAKWOOD – Oakwood
Elementary is celebrating
the wonderful successes
happening in its building
from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday,
April 11. All family mem-
bers, friends, neighbors,
and community supporters
are invited to join in the
“Learning Is An Art” open
house.
This special evening is an
opportunity for students
and staff to showcase some
really great things going on
at Oakwood Elementary.
Tour the building and enjoy
special events taking place
in the classrooms and hall-
ways. Participate in
SMARTBoard games, walk
through a science fair, try
your hand at some educa-
tional games, watch a live
musical performance or
two, take a look at several
different art projects, and
much more.
Library to close
for staff meet
PAULDING – The
Paulding County Carnegie
Library system will be
closed all day on Friday,
April 12 so the staff may
attend the Ohio Library
Council Chapter
Conference in Toledo. The
library will reopen normal
hours on Saturday, April 13.
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Moving day into the new emergency room area at Paulding County Hospital began on Thursday, March 28 and con-
tinued into Friday morning. Shelves and drawers were stocked, computer stations set up and equipment moved in
preparation for opening day, March 29.
Paulding County Hospital’s
new ER facility now open
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By NANCY WHITAKER
Progress Staff Writer
PAULDING – The first phase of
the Paulding County Hospital re-
modeling project is now complete.
An open house for hospital employ-
ees was held on Thursday, March 28,
to unveil the large new emergency
room area. Staff members are very
excited about this state-of-the-art
project as they now have more space
and modern equipment which makes
it more convenient for patients.
There are currently five examina-
tion rooms instead of four. There is
also a glassed in centralized nurses
station so the nursing staff can see
into each room. The nursing station
is light, roomy and convenient. The
ER is equipped with a patient rest-
room as well as a break room and
restroom for staff.
A total of 800 square feet was
added to the ER, bringing the total
space utilized to 2,000 square feet as
other space was repurposed.
Two sets of exterior doors have
been added which will create an air
lock and will keep the cold air from
coming directly into the facility.
The facility is staffed with person-
nel 24/7.
CEO Gary Adkins said, “We are
very excited to have this Phase One
complete. This was actually in the
planning stage five years ago. The
staff is moving their supplies in today
and we are all very excited.”
“The new Emergency Department
is working out well, said Lisa
Nicelley, RN, Emergency Room su-
pervisor. “There are a few growing
pains, staff has to get used to where
supplies are, etc., but overall, the pa-
tients really seem to appreciate the
enhanced privacy and roomy sur-
roundings.
“The large nursing station is a big
improvement and the staff is really
impressed with the fact that they can
monitor all of their patients more ef-
ficiently,” Nicelley added.
Marketing director Brenda
Wieland was very proud of the new
ER, stating that it was a very exciting
time for the hospital and community.
Wieland also noted that this would
be one of the biggest projects com-
pleted by the hospital since the
Medical Office Building was added.
Patients can now enter the ER at
the back drive-up entrance or by
walking into the main lobby.
In the next phase of the building
project, the testing lab will be perma-
nently moved to the east end of the
building. A pneumatic tube, similar
to what the banks use, will be used to
send blood draws and reports to the
lab from the draw area without hav-
ing to manually transport it.
The final phase of the project will
include the addition of a trauma
room. The space for this area will be
taken from the former lab next door
to the ER.
When all phases are complete,
seven exam rooms will be available.
The room that will be finished in
Phase 3 will have two rooms with
folding glass doors that can be made
into one large trauma room for mul-
tiple patients.
Projected total cost of the ER/lab
renovation and expansion is $1.2
million. Completion is scheduled for
this summer.
Records fall
as annual
Basketball
Marathon
raises over
$10,000
By JIM LANGHAM
Feature Writer
PAYNE – Two significant
records fell this past weekend at
the 35th annual Basketball
Marathon. A record number of
teams participated in the 24-hour
event held at the Payne
Elementary School (126) and
most important, the event netted a
record $10,400. All money profit-
ed from this year’s Marathon will
go to assist the efforts of the
Paulding County Society for
Crippled Children and Adults.
Society official Marcia Pressler
noted that the local organization is
based on an all volunteer corps
and meets in any public building
that will extend a welcome for
usage for meetings. It majors in
speech, occupational and physical
therapy, some assistance with
medications and various educa-
tional seminars and mileage.
Pressler credited good weather
and sentiment for the 35th
Marathon as contributing factors
to this year’s success.
“This was a nice smooth
marathon in every way,” said
Pressler. “The weather undoubt-
edly helped us. Good weather al-
ways contributes to a good
Marathon.
“It helped us that people knew
at the door what the purpose of
the Marathon was. They realized
that they were making a donation
and what for. Some years we have
to explain things, but this year,
everyone seemed to be focused on
the purpose of the Marathon,”
Pressler said.
Pressler said that she is thankful
for the money to bolster the soci-
ety’s funds. She noted that there
are many things in Paulding
County where there is not assis-
tance available.
“We are able to offer several
services, including limited medi-
cine assistance. We can also help
guide them to potential assistance
when the medications are more
expensive,” added Pressler.
Longtime library employee Vicky Hull has been named the new assistant li-
brary director. She will continue serving as director of adult services.
Hull promoted to assistant
director at Paulding Library
PAULDING – Vicky Hull, an 18-
year employee of the Paulding
County Carnegie Library, was pro-
moted to assistant director at the
board of trustees regular meeting on
March 19.
Hull was hired in September 1995
as a part-time library clerk. She
worked as a library clerk until 1998
when she was named head of adult
services. She follows Diana Coy, who
retired in 2012. She will still hold the
title of head of adult services as well
as assistant director.
“I am so excited that Vicky accept-
ed this new position,” said library di-
rector Susan Pieper. “Vicky is phe-
nomenal at customer service and is
passionate about working with the
public. This, teemed with her tena-
ciousness for research, is why I want-
ed her at the desk by the front door.
“Plus,” added Pieper, “she will
bring her experience and expertise as
a part of the library’s administrative
team, helping plot the library’s course
for the next decades.”
Hull said, “I have always enjoyed
working with the public and interact-
ing with patrons each day. This posi-
tion will allow me a better opportuni-
ty to greet patrons and to provide
them with information they may be
seeking. Making the connection be-
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Around
Paulding
County
Weather report
A summary of March’s
weather highs and lows, as
recorded at Paulding’s water
treatment plant:
• Maximum temperature:
59° on March 11.
• Low temperature: 16°
on March 21.
• Most rain/melted snow
in a 24-hour period: 0.77
inch on March 6; most
ice/snow: 5.5 inches on
March 25.
• Total rainfall/melted
snow for the month: 1.79
inches; total ice and snow:
10.8 inches.
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COLUMBUS – The Ohio
Power Siting Board (OPSB)
announces that Northwest
Ohio Wind Energy LLC will
hold a public informational
meeting on Tuesday, April 9
to inform the public of its
plans to develop a 100
megawatt (MW) capacity
wind farm in Paulding
County.
The meeting will be held
from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Wayne
Trace Junior/Senior High
School at Haviland.
Northwest Ohio Wind
Energy, (OPSB Case No. 12-
0197-EL-BGN) proposes to
build approximately 50 wind
turbines and associated infra-
structure, including collection
lines and a step-up trans-
former.
This project encompasses
more than 9,000 acres in Blue
Creek and Latty Townships in
Paulding County and would
connect to the electric grid at
AEP-Ohio’s Haviland Sub -
station.
The OPSB requires project
developers such as Northwest
Ohio Wind Energy to hold a
public informational meeting
before submitting an applica-
tion to the board. This meeting
is intended to provide area
residents with the opportunity
to review a map of the pro-
posed project and discuss the
project with company repre-
sentatives. Representatives
from the OPSB will also be
available to answer questions
about the process and explain
how members of the public
can participate.
tween patrons and their infor-
mational needs is very re-
warding.”
Vicky, the daughter of the
late Charles and Mary
Mapes, was born in Fremont,
Ohio, but has lived in
Paulding County since the
mid-1960s. She graduated
from Paulding High School
in 1972. She is married to
Phillip Hull and has five chil-
dren and seven grandchil-
dren.
Stop by the main historic
library in Paulding and say
“Hello” to the library’s new
assistant director.
The Paulding County
Carnegie Library serves a
predominately rural popula-
tion through the main historic
Carnegie library in Paulding;
branches in the villages of
Antwerp, Oakwood and
Payne; and a Bookmobile
that travels throughout the
county providing library
service to communities, head
start programs, preschools,
and assisted living facilities.
“Things went really
smooth. Like always, we had
great help with volunteers
who helped run the clock,
referee, do concessions and
help with many other impor-
tant things,” commented
event coordinator Chad
Benschneider. “I think that
some of the nostalgia of the
35th Marathon contributed
some to this year’s success.
We had a lot of people put in
some extra teams.”
Once again, this year’s
Marathon had competition in
seven divisions.
Top awards were captured
by the following teams in
each division:
• Mini-Tots – first place
Ditmyer at Lee Kinstle 66
points, second place Dealey
Accounting 55 points, and
Sportsmanship: Williamson
Insurance
• Tots – first place John’s
Manville 52 points, second
place Napa True Value 38
points, and Sportsmanship:
Noggle Farms
• Mini-youth – first place
East Allen Ag & Turf 56
points, second place Bubble
Gum Babes 48 points, and
Sportsmanship: Dealey
Farms
• Youth – first place Foltz
Insurance 76 points, second
place Midwest Federal
Community Credit Union 75
points, and Sportsmanship:
Junior Leaders
• Men – first place The
Linder Clan 160 points, sec-
ond place Walnut Street
Warriors 92 points, and
Sportsmanship: Lace up, sec-
ond Sportsmanship awarded
to: In Memory of Nate
• Women – first place
Hooker Enterprise Painting
41 points, second place Save
Da Ta Ta’s 32 points
• Co-ed – first place
Antwerp Pit Stop 99 points,
second place Slattery Oil 88
points, and Sportsmanship:
Lichty’s Barber Shop.
“The Traveling Plaque was
awarded to Marcia Pressler
for her long time of service as
our society’s treasurer and all
that she has done to help co-
ordinate the event behind the
scenes for the Marathon dur-
ing our 35-year history,” said
Benschneider.
“As always, this success
speaks well of those who par-
ticipated and their commit-
ment to the society,” added
Benschneider. “Obviously,
people felt like they could
give and commit themselves
this year.”
The Ohio State football
raffle winner was Mike
Denning from Payne.
Contact Benschneider for
any information concerning
trophies or lost items at 419-
769-4708 or
basketball24hour@yahoo.com
Jim Langham/Paulding County Progress
On Friday evening, the teams SAC Attack and T.O.T. competed in the co-ed division on the
35th annual Basketball Marathon in Payne. It was the largest-ever event with 126 teams and
raised more than $10,000 for charity.
Staff photo/Paulding County Progress
Wayne Trace High School seniors must complete a 30-hour community service project
in order to graduate. This group of young men took on the task of spreading two dump
truck loads of mulch along trails at the Black Swamp Nature Center recently. They com-
pleted the project last week. Mark Holtsberry, left, education specialist with the center con-
gratulated the youth on a job well done. With him, from left, are – Zack Moore, Nathan
Holtsberry, Andrew Moore, Derek Langmeyer and Eric Maassel.
Staff Photo/Paulding County Progress
Two of the employees at Paulding County Hospital who assisted with moving emergency
room supplies into the newly renovated ER last week. The facility was opened for public use on
Friday, March 29.
Paulding Council considering one-way street to help school traffic
By BILL SHERRY
Correspondent
PAULDING – Damage from
trucks, congested traffic around the
school and a vacancy on the recre-
ation committee had Paulding
Village Council’s attention during
its regular meeting Monday, April 1.
Councilman Randy Daeger ad-
vised council that there had been
discussion at the recent street com-
mittee meeting regarding truck traf-
fic on village streets. Complaints
have been raised regarding trucks
making short turns and leaving huge
tracks in various yards. The village
street committee decided that vari-
ous streets should be designated as
truck routes.
The street committee also dis-
cussed traffic at the school and rec-
ommended to council that the block
on Jefferson Street between Water
Street and Main Street should be
made a one-way street going west.
Daeger told council that currently
there is a terrible bottleneck on
Jefferson when kids are dropped off
or picked up. Daeger told council
that Police Chief Randy Crawford
has agreed with the recommendation.
Council unanimously approved the
street committee report and sched-
uled a street committee meeting at
5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 to dis-
cuss both the truck traffic and one-
way street. Village solicitor Mike
Jones was asked to draft legislation
for the one-way street situation.
The recreation committee met
last week to discuss how the very
wet spring was affecting various
ball schedules. The immediate solu-
tion was presented to council that
the junior high boys can play on
Field 2 at the reservoir to get on
drier ground. They may have to put
in 80 foot base pegs if they are not
there already. Also, the high school
or junior high girls could play at the
reservoir instead of Jeffery Park if
Jeffery Park was too wet.
The committee discussed picking
up branches at the reservoir park
with Bruce Whitman and also dis-
cussed where the village would like
them placed for pickup by village
crews. The committee also asked
Whitman to check to see if he could
handle a few maintenance issues
around the various parks.
Council was informed that Elaine
Sierer had resigned from the recre-
ation committee. Council approved
putting an ad in the Paulding
County Progress to see if they can
find a replacement.
Council unanimously approved
village administrator Harry Wiebe’s
agenda, which included a water,
sewage and refuse assessment for
residences owned by Todd R.
Dearing and Bridget D. Fulton.
Wiebe’s agenda also included the
renewal premium of $49,342 for in-
surance coverage with the Ohio
Plan. It was noted that the Village of
Paulding has used the Ohio Plan for
the village insurance for 25 years
and because of this longevity re-
ceived a reduced rate.
A question was raised regarding
the insurance for the new water
treatment plant when it is finished.
Finance Director Melissa Tope
commented that the insurance
would be adjusted for the new water
plant on next year’s policy.
Tope informed council that the
state auditors came in on March 19
but the actual audit team had arrived
on April 1 and started the audit.
The next regular council meeting
will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April
15.
Four qualify for State Science Day
Four Paulding Middle School students qualified for the State Science Day competition to be
held later this year in Columbus. These four students received a “superior” rating at the West
Central District Science Day competition held March 23 at Ohio Northern University. The quali-
fiers are, from left – Cade McGarvey, who won “Best Zoology” project; Marcus Miller, “Best
Chemistry” and “Best Use of Computers” projects at districts; Jordan Weidenhamer, also a
winner in “Best Chemistry” and “Best Use of Computers”; Shawn Jackson, “Best
Microbiology” project. All of these students are seventh graders at Paulding. Overseeing the
science fair is Mrs. Leann Favorito, a seventh grade science teacher at Paulding Middle School.
Public informational meeting
scheduled for wind energy project
TRAVIS DAVIS
1977-2013
PAULDING – Travis
Davis, 35, of Paulding, died
Tuesday, March 26.
DONELDA KECK
1921-2013
OAKWOOD – Donelda C.
Keck, 91, formerly of Oak-
wood, died at 3:55 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27 at The
Meadows of Leipsic, where
she was a resident. Donelda
lived at the Country Inn,
Paulding, before moving to
The Meadows.
She was
born Sept.
4, 1921 in
Melrose to
Orrin and
R o s a
( Fi s h e r )
Workman.
Her father
died when
she was only 6 years old and
her mother died when she
was 17. On March 14, 1942,
she married Durward C.
Keck, who died March 19,
2004.
Donelda was a 1939 grad-
uate of Oakwood High
School. She was a home-
maker and later an employee
at Sylvania GTE of Ottawa.
She and her husband farmed
in Leipsic from 1946 to 1981.
At retirement they moved
back to Durward’s 100+ year
old farm near Melrose.
Donelda was a member of
Melrose United Methodist
Church and was active in the
Leipsic United Methodist
Church. She enjoyed her fam-
ily and loved flowers and gar-
dening. She will be missed by
her family and friends.
She is survived by two
sons, Dannie (Darlin) Keck
of Marion, Iowa and Gary
(Marty) Keck of Leipsic; five
grandchildren, Dawn (James)
Gilman of Jacksonville, Fla.,
Dean (Heather) Keck of
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Kori
(Jerry) Daniels of Cincinnati,
Scot (Angie) Keck of Desh-
ler, and Kent (Stephanie)
Keck of Fremont; 10 great-
grandchildren, Suzanne,
Keigon, Avarie and Harper
Keck of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
Horatio and Sophia Gilman
of Jacksonville, Fla., Raelynn
and Hunter Keck of Deshler,
and Spencer and Cayden
Keck of Fremont.
Donelda was preceded in
death by seven brothers,
Arthur, Gerald, Bernard,
Harold, Lionel, Leon and
Raymond Workman; and six
sisters, Navarro Fagan,
Hellen Workman, Colneda
Varner, Bernice Ross, Eunice
Deatrick and Ondelea Keezer.
Donelda was the last survivor
of Orrin and Rosa’s 14 chil-
dren.
Funeral services will be
held 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
April 6, at Heitmeyer Funeral
Home, Oakwood, with the
Rev. Eileen Kochensparger
officiating. Burial will be in
Sherman Cemetery, Oak-
wood.
Visitation will be from 4-7
p.m. Thursday, April 4 at
Love-Heitmeyer Funeral
Home, Leipsic, and from 4-7
p.m. Friday, April 5 at Heit-
meyer Funeral Home, Oak-
wood.
Memorials may be made to
Melrose United Methodist
Church or Leipsic United
Methodist Church.
Condolences can be ex-
pressed at www.heitmeyerfu-
neralhome.com.
RACHEL WYANDT
1940-2013
HAVILAND – Rachel L.
Wyandt, 73, of Haviland,
died at 8:58 a.m. Wednesday,
March 27 at Van Wert Inpa-
tient Hospice Center, Van
Wert.
ARTHUR DOSTER
1927-2013
SCOTT – Arthur C. Doster,
age 85, died Friday, March 29
at Community Health Profes-
sionals Inpatient Hospice,
Van Wert.
He was born Aug. 11, 1927
in Paulding County, the son
of Erna and Lula (Smith)
Doster. On July 1, 1950, he
married LaDonna F. Ham-
man, who preceded him in
death on April 8, 2004. He
was employed as a lineman
for Sprint Company, retiring
in 1993.
He is survived by three
sons, Dan (Pat) Doster,
Toledo, Don (Cheryl) Doster,
Van Wert, and John (Marsha)
Doster, Scott; two sisters,
Methel Densmore, Melrose,
and Ethel Sutton, Toledo;
several grandchildren; and
several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death
by his parents; wife; a daugh-
ter, Carla White; three broth-
ers, Lawerence, Vadis and Ira
Doster; a sister, Mary
Hartwig.
Funeral services were con-
ducted Tuesday, April 2 at
Den Herder Funeral Home,
Paulding, with the Rev. Ben
Lowell officiating. Burial was
in Hedges Cemetery.
Donations may be made to
Community Health Profes-
sionals Inpatient Hospice,
Van Wert.
Online condolences may be
sent to www.denherderfh.com.
RICHARD LUGINBUHL
1932-2013
PAULDING – Richard E.
Luginbuhl, age 80, died Fri-
day, March 29 at Parkview
Regional Medical Center,
Fort Wayne.
He was
born Oct.
16, 1932 in
Bl uf f t on,
Ohio, the
son of
Ma y n a r d
and Alice
( S i mo n )
Luginbuhl.
On Aug. 3, 1952, he married
Donna “Joan” Ream, who
survives. He retired in 1992
from AEP Ohio after 40 years
and was recently a carryout
man for Chief Supermarket
for 10 years. He was a mem-
ber of Paulding United
Methodist Church and was an
a avid bowler, golfer, fisher-
man and Ohio State Buckeye
fan.
He is survived by his wife,
Joan Luginbuhl, Paulding; his
stepfather, Roe Lansing, Ada;
three children, Rebecca Jo
(Donnal) Corbitt, Fort
Wayne, Kim R. (Kim M.)
Luginbuhl, Bridgman, Mich.,
and Holly (Kevin) Vance,
Paulding; one half-sister,
Cindy Luginbihl; two half-
brothers, Michael Luginbihl
and Patrick (Kim) Luginbihl;
nine grandchildren, Stref,
Seth, Shawn, Michelle, An-
drew, Adam, Kelsie, Kera and
Troy; and 20 great-grandchil-
dren.
He was preceded in death
by his parents.
Funeral services will be
conducted 11 a.m. Friday,
April 5 at Paulding United
Methodist Church with the
Rev. Ben Lowell officiating.
Burial will be at 3 p.m. in
Huntersville Cemetery, Hard-
ing County, Ohio.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m.
Thursday, April 4 at Den
Herder Funeral Home, Pauld-
ing, and one hour prior to
services on Friday at the
church.
Donations may be made to
the Paulding United
Methodist Church Roof
Fund.
Online condolences may be
sent to www.denherderfh.com.
FRANKLIN
FERRELL
1921-2013
GROVER HILL – T.
Franklin Ferrell, age 91, of
Grover Hill, died at 8:03 p.m.
Saturday, March 30 at Van
Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was
born Aug.
16, 1921 in
R i t c h i e
C o u n t y ,
W.Va., the
son of
Raymie and
Edith (Bur-
diss) Fer-
rell. A 1939
graduate of
Washington
Irving High
School in
Clarksburg,
Va., he was
a veteran of
the U.S.
Army Air
Corps dur-
ing WWII as a radio operator
and gunner with the 386th
Bombardment Group in the
552nd Squadron. He retired
from General Motors in Defi-
ance after 29 years of service
and was a member of the
Grover Hill VFW and Lion’s
Club.
Surviving are his children,
Allison (Earl) McClure of
Payne and Tom (Brenda) Fer-
rell and Leslie (Vinal) Mc-
Clure, both of Grover Hill; a
son-in-law, Dick Stahl, New
Haven; a sister, Betty Gilroy of
Victor, N.Y.; and grandchil-
dren, Carrie (Duane) Sinn, Erin
(Tim) Farrell, Matt (Jenni) Fer-
rell, Nathan Ferrell, Nick
(Mary) Ferrell, Thomas Ferrell
and Mitch (LeAnn) McClure.
He was preceded in death by
his wife, Maxine (Matthews)
Ferrell; a daughter, Maureen
Stahl; brothers, Charles Ferrell,
and Walter Lee Ferrell in in-
fancy; and a grandson, Bryan
Ferrell.
Services will be held at noon
today, April 3 at Grover Hill
Zion United Methodist Church
with the Rev. Michael Waldron
officiating. Burial will be in
Middle Creek Cemetery,
Grover Hill. Alspach-Gearhart
Funeral Home & Crematory is
in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is from 10 a.m.-
noon prior to services today at
the church.
Preferred memorials are to
Grover Hill Zion U.M. Church,
Van Wert Inpatient Hospice or
Grover Hill EMS.
Condolences may be ex-
pressed at
www.alspachgearhart.com.
CONNIE SMITH
1924-2013
CONVOY – Caroline
“Connie” Smith, 89, of Con-
voy, died at
3:15 p.m.
Sat ur day,
March 30 at
Lu t h e r a n
Hos pi t a l ,
F o r t
Wayne.
She was
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The Amish Cook
By: Lovina Eicher
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking rolled
oats
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Lightly grease a 9x13-inch
pan and set aside.
To make the filling: In a
medium saucepan over low
heat, cook the rhubarb, water
and sugar until bubbling.
Then add the cornstarch and
stir until the cornstarch is
mixed throughout and the
mixture has thickened. Add
the almond flavoring and stir.
Keep on the stove over low
heat.
To make the crust: In a
large bowl, combine the
shortening, sugar, baking
soda, vanilla, flour, oats, and
cinnamon until the mixture
forms coarse crumbs.
Take half of the crumbs
and pat them into the bottom
of the prepared pan. Remove
the filling from the heat and
pour over the bottom crust,
spreading it evenly. Then
crumble the remaining half of
the crumbs evenly over the
filling.
Bake until the crust is
golden and a toothpick in-
serted in the center comes out
clean, 40 minutes.
When I was growing up,
we would have rhubarb short-
cake a lot of times right out of
Rhubarb finds its way into
so many baked goods. It just
adds a nice, tart taste to
everything. Mom baked with
her homegrown rhubarb often
and she never had trouble
growing rhubarb.
If you want to start your
own rhubarb patch, plant the
rhubarb one year and then use
it the second year. I have al-
ways done this and always
had good luck. You don’t use
the rhubarb for a year, so that
you can give the plants time
to develop strong roots.
I got my starts from a lady
in church and just planted a
whole row of them. Every
year they get fuller and
spread out more. I plant my
rhubarb in full sun, because I
don’t think the plants do as
well in the shade.
A lot of times people will
plant them right at the edge of
their garden. We do this and
also put horse manure around
the plants in the spring which
seems to help them grow. The
rhubarb is one of the first
goodies ready to be harvested
in the spring, and this recipe
is a great way to start using it.
RHUBARB SQUARES
Filling:
4 cups rhubarb cut into 1/4-
inch pieces
2 cups water
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon almond flavor-
ing
Crust:
3/4 cup shortening, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
the oven for supper in the
evenings. Mom would sprin-
kle sugar and cold milk on
top. We never had it for
breakfast unless it was left
over. My dad wouldn’t put
milk on it; he would just eat
it warm. I have fixed rhubarb
shortcake for my children
many times and some like it
more than others.
If we have ice cream in the
freezer, they would prefer
that ice cream be served with
it. We never had that choice
growing up. They don’t act like
they care for the milk on the
rhubarb like I did when I was
younger. The children do really
like rhubarb juice and jam.
RHUBARB SHORTCAKE
3 cups sour milk
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups chopped rhubarb
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, combine the
soda, baking power, flour and
salt. Then gradually add the
sour milk until a really soft
dough forms. Spread a layer of
this dough in a 9x13-inch cake
pan and then add a thick layer
of rhubarb. Put the sugar on the
rhubarb.
Put rest of the dough on top
and bake until the rhubarb is
tender, about 45 minutes.
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The Family of
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Bill, Patty Raymond
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born Feb. 3, 1924, in Pauld-
ing County, to the late Lewis
and Wilhelmina (Gombert)
Myers. Her husband, Robert
L. Smith, died Nov. 19, 2012.
They were married March 23,
1947. She retired in 1986
after 25 years of service as a
secretary with Crestview
Schools. She was a member
of Trinity Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Convoy, a
past member of Japonica
Garden Club of Convoy, a
member of the Lady Board of
Managers of Van Wert County
Hospital and Fidelitas Guild of
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Church.
Survivors include her chil-
dren, Martha Smith of Colum-
bus and Marilyn Smith of
Greensboro, N.C.; a sister, Joan
(Wilbur) Eddy of Van Wert;
sisters-in-law, Ruby Myers and
Phyllis Myers, both of Van
Wert, and Colleen Myers of
Haviland; a granddaughter, Re-
becca (Troy) Gray, and her
mother, Debra.
She also was preceded in
death by a son, Larry Smith;
brothers, Lewis, Maurice and
Thomas Myers; and a grand-
son, Gregory Smith.
Services will be held at 11
a.m. Thursday, April 4 at Trin-
ity Evangelical Lutheran
Church, Convoy. The Rev. Rita
Bair will officiate. Burial will
be in Convoy I.O.O.F. Ceme-
tery, Convoy.
Visitation will be held at 4-8
p.m. today, April 3 at Gearhart-
Jurczyk Funeral Home, Con-
voy, and one hour prior to
services Thursday at the
church.
Preferred memorial is Trin-
ity Evangelical Lutheran
Church.
Condolences may be ex-
pressed at
www.alspachgearhart.com.
ISABELLE
KOEHLINGER
1916-2013
ANTWERP – Isabelle
Koehlinger, 96 of Antwerp,
passed away Monday, April 1
at Defiance Inpatient Hospice
Center.
Caring for the
outdoor pet
By Mark Holtsberry
Education specialist
Paulding SWCD
If you have a pet that is housed outside, or you take care of
that stray cat that now uses your home as his, make sure that
adequate shelter is provided to shield from wind, moisture, and
basically that Northwest Ohio weather. Take extra care to en-
sure that your pet or stray is comfortable and can get into and
out of their housing easily.
Several pet and feed stores carry safe heated floor mats or
non-electric warm bedding. Deeply bedded straw or hay is an-
other good insulator. If you can, leave that barn door open just
enough so the strays can get inside. Do not use heat lamps or
home heaters, as this type of heating can cause fire.
Pets need to have fresh water at all times. Make sure the
water is not frozen during this time of year. Heated pet bowls
are a solution for frigid temperatures. These bowls are very
handy to have during the cold winter months and are available
in stainless steel or plastic. You can find them at most pet sup-
ply and feed stores.
Also, pets that live outdoors may need additional food (calo-
ries) to sustain body temperature as well. Please check with
your vet to decide if your pet needs additional nutritional in-
take. Keep your indoor or outdoor pets happy and healthy.
4A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Sheriff’s Report
Weather report weekly summary as recorded at Paulding Village’s water treatment plant
Observations recorded for the 24 hours ending at 7:30 a.m. on the morning of:
PRECIPITATION
24-HOUR AMOUNTS Snow/Ice on
DATE HIGH LOW Rain-Melted snow Snow-Ice the ground
March 26 35 28 0.13” 1.3” 3”
March 27 40 30 -0- -0- 1”
March 28 44 27 -0- -0- -0-
March 29 51 27 -0- -0- -0-
March 30 52 26 -0- -0- -0-
March 31 56 25 -0- -0- -0-
April 1 61 30 0.01” -0- -0-
KIWANIS DONATES TO DIAPER CHAPTERS – The Kiwanis
Club of Paulding County has been supporting the Paulding
County Carnegie Library’s Diaper Chapters for many years. Their
financial support helps purchase the books that go into these
emerging literacy kits given to new parents in Paulding County.
Here, Kiwanis treasurer Stan Searing, presents library director
Susan Pieper with a check to help with the cost of books for Di-
aper Chapters. “We are so grateful for the ongoing support we
have received from the Kiwanis Club,” said Pieper. “The board
of trustees of the library has determined that creating new read-
ers is our number one priority and Diaper Chapters helps us
meet that objective by putting literacy information and a book
into the hands of those with new babies.” A new set of Diaper
Chapter kits will be available soon at any of the locations of the
Paulding County library system.
Police Report
For the Record
It is the policy of the
Paulding County Progress to
publish public records as they
are reported or released by
various agencies. Names ap-
pearing in “For the Record”
are published without excep-
tion, to preserve the fairness
and impartiality of the
Progress and as a news serv-
ice to our readers.
FORUM Reader’s Opinion
Express your opinion
The Paulding County Progress provides
a public forum through “FORUM Reader
Opinion” Letters to the Editor for area res-
idents to express their opinions and ex-
change ideas on any topic of public
interest.
All letters submitted are subject to the
Publisher’s approval, and MUST include an
original signature and daytime telephone
number for verification. We won’t print un-
signed letters.
Letters should be brief and concise.
Letters must also conform to libel law and
be in good taste. Please limit letters to no
more than 500 words. We reserve the right
to edit and to correct grammatical errors.
We also reserve the right to verify state-
ments or facts presented in the letters.
The opinions stated are those of the
writer, and do not necessarily reflect that
of the newspaper.
Where to write: Letters to the Editor,
Paulding County Progress, P.O. Box 180,
Paulding OH 45879; or drop them off at
the office, 113 S. Williams St. The deadline
is noon Thursday the week prior to publi-
cation.
Second chance
for historic jail
Dear Editor,
Congratulations to Jeff
and Cassie Hollis, the proud
new owners of the historic
Paulding County Jail! It is
satisfying to know this his-
toric building that has stood
for so long will continue to
be a useful part of the down-
town area.
Many thanks to the Pauld-
ing County Progress for the
critical role they played in
securing a second chance for
this historic structure. Com-
munities thrive through the
strength and vision of its in-
formed citizens.
Kim McMichael
Cutler, Ohio
Parent’s grave
marker moved
Dear Editor,
Last week I went down to
Hedges Cemetery at
Broughton to check on my
dad’s grave. The marker was
gone and moved someplace
else without permission.
This marker was set in ce-
ment and had been there
since 1965.
I found out a worker (and
probably some help) had
done all this damage. I got
about three different stories
what happened, but I don’t
believe any of it. I feel this
person should be repri-
manded somehow, not just a
slap on the wrist. I want my
dad’s grave restored to origi-
nal state, and I am getting it
done. What a heartbreaking
time.
Jackie Lamb
Paulding
Bookmobiles
are bringing
the world to you
Dear Editor,
On Wednesday, April 17,
libraries across the country
will celebrate National
Bookmobile Day, a time to
remind the public about the
integral and vital role that
bookmobiles provide Amer-
ica’s libraries every day. For
over 100 years and counting,
America’s bookmobiles pro-
vide access to information
and technology and supply
resources for lifelong learn-
ing to all Americans, no
matter where they live – in
rural areas, cities or suburbs.
A part of National Library
Week, National Bookmobile
Day recognizes the impor-
tant contributions of today’s
bookmobiles as modern,
changing and dynamic mo-
bile information centers for
the 21st century, that bring
the world to their communi-
ties.
Bookmobiles offer almost
every service that patrons
find in library branches, in-
cluding readers advisory
services, entertainment re-
sources, preschool story-
times, and other programs –
services that are vital for
emerging literacy and pa-
trons’ needs.
As a vital extension of
your Paulding County li-
brary system, our Bookmo-
bile visits around 20
locations a week, including
preschools, head start pro-
grams, nursing homes, and
communities and neighbor-
hoods throughout the county.
Wondering what that big
blue colorful bus seen all
over Paulding County is
about? Come join the Pauld-
ing County Carnegie Library
Bookmobile as we celebrate
our mobile outreach on Na-
tional Bookmobile Day.
The Bookmobile will be
parked at the Chief Super-
market parking lot in Pauld-
ing from noon-7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 17. Mark
your calendars and be sure
to visit. The Bookmobile
team, Kathy and Tawnya,
will be on hand to answer
your questions, give tours
and distribute summer
schedules. Plus, you might
win a prize!
How can bookmobiles
help you thrive? National
Bookmobile Day during Na-
tional Library Week is the
perfect time to find out. And
if you pass your Bookmobile
on the road, honk and give a
wave! Our team will be
thrilled to give a wave right
back.
Happy reading!
Susan Pieper, director
Paulding County Carnegie
Library
Bargain Bin
still changing
after 51 years
Dear Editor,
If I were to ask you if you
knew where the best bar-
gains in Paulding are, how
would you answer? I hope
you would say the Bargain
Bin of Paulding County Inc.
The BB has been in opera-
tion for 51 yrs. An article
was found recently in a
scrapbook that was donated
to the John Paulding Histori-
cal Society by the family of
Jean Stuart. It was written in
the Toledo Blade. The article
stated that a group of ladies
gathered together during the
polio epidemic and decided
that there was a great need
for a therapy department so
those who were afflicted
with the illness would not
have to travel great distance
for rehab.
The ladies began by seek-
ing donations of clothes, etc.
from the community and
selling them at a small cost.
In time they were able to
provide physical therapy
equipment to the Paulding
County Hospital. Since that
time, thousands of dollars
have been given to the phys-
ical therapy department for
purchase of items that
maybe you have used. We
have one of the nicest ther-
apy departments in the area.
The BB is opened every
Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
and Saturday from 9 a.m.-
noon. Monday is usually the
work day when new items
are put on the shelves from
donations that came in dur-
ing the week.
Every item that is dis-
played is checked for rips,
stains, etc. We sell only nice
items that you would be
pleased to wear.
For your convenience, we
have a small building at the
back of the BB for you to
drop off your donated items
any time throughout the
week.
Items that are not accepted
are donated to the Fort
Wayne Missions. Old T-
shirts are put in a bag and
sold for grease rags.
Recently it was decided
that the men’s pants and suit
coats would be sized. This
has proven to be a good
move. People can come in
and see the size on the tag
and know immediately what
the waist size and inseam is.
In time we hope to do this
with more of our items. We
do our best to keep the sizes
separated in all of the areas
for convenience of our cus-
tomers.
Watch the paper for special
bag sales. No where can you
get a large bag of clothes for
$5. We do this quite often and
many customers have taken
advantage of the sale.
One of our most recent do-
nations is a beautiful brand
new wedding dress. The price
tag was left on the dress. We
would love to sell it to you at
a minimal cost. We also have
a few other wedding dresses
along with prom dresses.
Come in an see what we have.
The BB is located on West
Perry across the street from
the Eagles, next to the old
theater. We are bursting at
the seams and are looking
for a new place of residence.
In the past 51 years the BB
has been in a variety of
places. We are hoping that
someone might step forward
and offer us a place that
would give us more room.
Until then we will continue
business as usual. A bigger
place would allow us to sell
large items that right now
we have no room for.
New members are always
welcome to join the BB.
Rhonda Smalley is presi-
dent. Want to join? Just ask
Rhonda or any member and
we will gladly fill you in on
what you need to know.
Meetings are held the second
Monday at the hospital edu-
cation room at 10:30 a.m. in
the months of July, Septem-
ber, November, January and
March. Our reorganization
month is May and we cele-
brate with a luncheon.
So I wish the Bargain Bin
of Paulding County Inc. a
very happy birthday and best
wishes for continued suc-
cess.
Eileen Kochensparger
secretary
May hearing set
to resolve Manor
House, Essen
House matters
By DENISE GEBERS
Progress Staff Writer
PAULDING – A third
amended complaint was filed
last week against Manor
House Assisted Living Ltd.
and Essen House Restaurant
Ltd. by Antwerp Holdings
LLC.
The four-page document
filed with the Paulding
County Court of Common
Pleas, asks for judgment
against the two in the sum of
$579,245.63. The request is
based on a claim of unjust en-
richment and would cover
back rent.
Additionally, the plaintiff is
seeking prejudgment interest
on that sum plus “all other
just and proper relief in the
premises.”
Both businesses were for-
merly housed in the property
now occupied by Vancrest of
Antwerp LLC.
Antwerp Holdings alleges
in the complaint that it held a
lease with TDM3 Ltd. for the
property in question, bearing
addresses on Archer Drive
and Woodcox Street in
Antwerp. It further said that
entity allowed Manor House
and Essen House to take pos-
session of the property with-
out the consent of the
landowner or a lease with
them.
Further allegations say nei-
ther business paid rent to the
plaintiff during their time in
the premises owned by
Antwerp Holdings.
A recent judgment entry in
the case file showed several
actions taken by the Court.
Attorney Joseph Burkard
was allowed to continue as
Receiver over Manor House
and Essen House businesses.
He will retain full financial
control over both accounts
and is the only authorized re-
cipient of Medicaid checks
for Manor House services
provided through Feb. 28.
He was authorized to pay
the outstanding water and
sewer invoices due to
Antwerp Village.
The Court retained juris-
diction in three areas. First it
will determine priority of all
other claims or expenses re-
lated to Manor House and
Essen House. Three were
specified: repairing the fire
alarm system, paying real es-
tate taxes, and paying accrued
vacation pay to employees.
Next the Court may deter-
mine payments made out of
the business accounts. Of
special note here were previ-
ously unauthorized payments
totaling $55,996.05 by defen-
dant Louis Lengacher.
The Court will also decide
issues relating to removal of
personal property from the fa-
cilities without prior Receiver
or Court approval.
Motions regarding the re-
maining issues of this case
are to be filed by May 3 with
responses due by May 17. A
May 23 hearing on all these
matters was set.
ACCIDENT REPORTS:
Monday, March 25
8:15 a.m. Jeremy A.
Pence, 30, of Middle Point
was cited for failure to con-
trol following a single-vehi-
cle mishap on Ohio 49 north
of Ohio 111 in Harrison
Township. Reports say he
was driving a 2006 Chevy
van owned by Buckeye Ex-
terminating Inc. when he lost
control on the icy pavement
and slid off the right into a
utility pole. The van was
towed. The driver was not
hurt.
12:10 p.m. Jacob D.
Roose, 27, of Defiance, was
cited for failure to control
after a single-car crash on
Road 140 west of Ohio 66 in
Brown Township. Reports
say he was eastbound when
his 2009 Ford Focus went
out of control on the slick
pavement and slid off the
right into a pole. Damage
was minor. Roose was un-
harmed.
INCIDENT REPORTS:
Friday, March 22
9:45 a.m. Deputies inves-
tigated a suspicious pickup
with a trailer after a boat on
Road 177 in Brown Town-
ship.
10:12 a.m. Deputies were
called to a business on Road
111 in Jackson Township to
speak with an employee.
1:59 p.m. Possible scam
was reported from Road
1039 in Auglaize Township.
2:10 p.m. A subject came
on station reporting vandal-
ism at Hedges Cemetery.
8:58 p.m. Domestic com-
plaint was handled on Road
163 in Auglaize Township.
Saturday, March 23
11:42 a.m. Deputies as-
sisted the Antwerp Police
Department on Shaffer Road.
2:52 p.m. Theft of diesel
fuel from a truck was inves-
tigated on Road 230 in Car-
ryall Township.
10:14 p.m. Deputies han-
dled an accident on Ohio 613
near Road 151 in Brown
Township. No further infor-
mation was available.
Sunday, March 24
6:14 p.m. Loud booms that
shook a home on US 127
were reported in Crane
Township. There had been
four booms.
7:57 p.m. Antwerp Police
Department stood by during
a run by Antwerp EMS in the
village.
Monday, March 25
6:20 a.m. Motor vehicle
accident on Road 33 in Ben-
ton Township was investi-
gated.
6:27 a.m. Slide-off acci-
dent on US 127 near Road 38
was handled.
7:48 a.m. Deputies docu-
mented a slide-off accident on
US 24 in Emerald Township.
10:41 a.m. Antwerp Police
said a woman came in to re-
port an alleged rape in the
county.
7 p.m. Deputies arrested
Decoda Blake on a Putnam
County warrant.
Tuesday, March 26
2:59 a.m. Deputies con-
ducted a vehicle search near
the intersection of Road 138
and 151.
8:06 a.m. Three Paulding
fire units and the EMS re-
sponded to a call in the village
where smoke was billowing
from a furnace. They were on
the scene more than 25 min-
utes.
10:41 a.m. Telephone ha-
rassment complaint came in
from Road 230 in Crane
Township.
4:09 p.m. A car/deer acci-
dent was documented on Ohio
637 near Road 156.
5:02 p.m. Deputies assisted
Putnam County Sheriff’s of-
fice by attempting to locate in
Oakwood a subject who left
the scene of a domestic.
7:29 p.m. A Grover Hill fire
unit responded for less than 10
minutes to a call involving a
carbon dioxide alarm.
9:41 p.m. Deputies deliv-
ered a message for Payne Po-
lice Department on Ohio 500.
Wednesday, March 27
12:54 p.m. A subject came
on station to report threats to
burn a house in Broughton.
2:51 p.m. A Carryall Town-
ship resident of Road 230 re-
ported their 9-year-old son
missing.
6:53 p.m. Theft complaint
was lodged from Road 163 in
Auglaize Township.
9:31 p.m. Suspicious person
was seen in a woods along
Road 201 in Auglaize Town-
ship.
9:54 p.m. An Emerald
Township resident of Road
139 told deputies someone
was on their property with a
flashlight.
Thursday, March 28
11:53 a.m. Multiple sale of
firearms was recorded by an
Antwerp business.
12:17 p.m. A Defiance busi-
ness reported a multiple sale of
firearms.
ACCIDENT REPORTS
None.
INCIDENT REPORTS
Wednesday, March 13
8:30 a.m. Officers responded to a family disturbance on
South Dix Street.
Monday, March 25
10 a.m. Assistance was provided Defiance County Sher-
iff’s office by delivering a message on Maple Avenue.
3 p.m. Violation of a no contact order was reported from
East Perry Street.
7 p.m. Decoda Blake was arrested on a Putnam County
warrant.
8 p.m. Officers were called to East Perry Street to assist
the dog warden.
9:35 p.m. Neighbor problems were called in from Bryan’s
Alley.
Tuesday, March 26
2 p.m. Paulding County Hospital reported a theft. The
matter is under investigation.
7:15 p.m. Family disturbance on West Harrison Street was
handled.
9:45 p.m. Suspicious person seen on North Main Street
was gone when officers arrived.
10:04 p.m. Officers looked into a suspicious person report
on North Walnut Street. They were unable to locate the sub-
ject.
Wednesday, March 27
1:40 p.m. School bus violation on Klingler Road was re-
ported.
Thursday, March 28
12:15 a.m. A North Main Street resident requested
charges after receiving harassing texts from a person who
had been warned.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Paulding County Progress - 5A
Common Pleas
Property Transfers
County Court
In My Opinion
A happy place
There is one season of the year that really warms my heart
and makes me feel good all over (or at least as good as can be
expected at my age); that season is spring. I have experienced
many spring seasons and in my opinion this has been one of the
coldest, most miserable springs I have ever experienced! But, I
know that my own advice would be, “Just wait a month or two
and you will be complaining
about the hot weather as we
enter the summer months.”
Now on to the good news.
I now have a few flats of
plants started. When the
weather breaks I will be
ready to get out the tiller and
plant several rows of toma-
toes, cabbage, onions and
peppers with lots of other vegetables to follow. You see, I love
to garden and watch things grow, then maybe or maybe not eat
the vegetables I have grown. It is hard, backbreaking work, but
it is therapeutic as the hoeing and growing gives me some qual-
ity time to think about the important things in life. You certainly
understand about these important things like: Should I get the
hose out and give the garden some water? Should I plant some
more melons? Should I harvest the cabbage? You know, those
important things that make my garden a happy place.
But in all seriousness, I do spend time thinking about more
important things when I am gardening. Things like some pas-
sage from the Bible that is on my mind, a comment or question
someone shared with me, sometimes I even hum or think about
a happy tune and might even find myself whistling a bit or lis-
tening to the birds. My garden is truly a happy place for me. It is
also a place of solitude where I can get in touch with something
or someone that means so much to me. I have even been able to
think through the flow of many sermons as I do mundane tasks
like point the hose to get the right amount of water where it is
needed, pull out/hoe weeds, run the tiller and even pick toma-
toes.
Friends come to my garden and they look around and say,
“How nice” or “You sure have a lot of tomatoes.” Sometimes
friends even try to give me advice, which is not necessary be-
cause I will do it my way. That is part of the peace that I find in
my garden each year. I always grow something, in spite of
everything in and out of my control. I am able to pass something
on to the world, even if it is just a smile because I have spent
some time in the solace of my garden and may even have talked
to a few plants (I don’t think they ever understand, but they are
good listeners).
I hope to see you in church this Sunday; we might have
something in common.
William W. Sherry is a correspondent for the Paulding County
Progress.
The opinions stated are those of the writer, and do not neces-
sarily reflect that of the newspaper.
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CONCLUDED CASES
Civil Dockets:
Cavalry Spv. I LLC, Valhalla, N.Y. vs.
Glen A. Miller, Oakwood. Money only,
satisfied.
LVNV Funding LLC, Columbus vs.
Joseph A. Slattman, Paulding. Money
only, matter stayed in bankruptcy.
Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs.
Kris Kleman, Paulding. Money only, sat-
isfied.
Michael M. Mott DDS Ltd., Paulding
vs. Seth Overmyer, Antwerp. Money
only, satisfied.
Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs.
Tess N. Van Vlerah, Defiance. Small
claims, satisfied.
Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs.
Aaron Fellers, Oakwood. Small claims,
satisfied.
Unifund CCR Partners, Cincinnati vs.
Elena G. Fultz, Payne. Other action,
stayed in bankruptcy.
LVNV Funding LLC, Columbus vs.
Gregory Bowersox, Oakwood. Other ac-
tion, satisfied.
Schweller Electric LLC, Paulding vs.
Mary Kay Martin, Payne. Other action,
satisfied.
Equable Ascent Financial LLC, Buf-
falo Grove, Ill. vs. Donald P. Akom,
Scott. Other action, stayed in bank-
ruptcy.
Snow and Sauerteig LLP, Fort Wayne
vs. Eric Bielser, Payne. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of
$505.96.
Snow and Sauerteig LLP, Fort Wayne
vs. Beth A. Davenport, Paulding. Small
claims, judgment for the plaintiff in the
sum of $625.
Snow and Sauerteig LLP, Fort Wayne
vs. Melanie R. Forrer, Payne. Small
claims, dismissed.
Darrin L. Cottrell, Antwerp vs.
Michele McCoy, Antwerp. Small claims,
dismissed.
Criminal Dockets:
Darrin L. Cottrell, Antwerp, disorderly
conduct; $75 fine, $151 costs.
Curtis R. Inman, Grover Hill, para-
phernalia; $50 fine, $87 costs, six-month
license suspension.
Curtis R. Inman, Grover Hill, posses-
sion; $50 fine, six-month license suspen-
sion.
Amber Vance, Paulding, assault; dis-
missed at State’s request.
Traffic Dockets:
Collan Robert Baker, Canton, Mich.,
80/65 speed; $43 fine, $82 costs.
Pardeep Singh Mangat, Brampton,
Ont., 65/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Harold J. Carr, Brantford, Ont., 65/55
speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Christopher M. Fisher, Shipshewana,
92/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Jonathan Q. Rister, Antwerp, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Wayne J. Bowser, Clayton, 67/55
speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
James L. Blaising, Hicksville, stop
sign; $125 fine, $107 costs, pay by June
12 or appear in court.
Eladio M. Martinez, Palmdale, Calif.,
62/55 speed; $100 fine, $95 costs.
Jason M. Dircksen, Antwerp, failure to
reinstate; $100 fine, $87 costs, pay by
June 12 or appear.
Jason M. Dircksen, Antwerp, failure to
control; $68 fine, pay by June 12 or ap-
pear.
Jason M. Dircksen, Antwerp, display
plates; $68 fine, pay by June 12 or ap-
pear.
Aaron James Crutchfield, Fort Wayne,
failure to reinstate; $100 fine with $50
suspended, $87 costs, pay by June 21 or
appear.
Robbin A. Gates, Brownstown Town-
ship, Mich., 75/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
costs.
Julie E. Gray, Anderson, Ind., 79/65
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Debra L. Howell, Paulding, seat belt;
$30 fine, $47 costs.
Della E. Woodring, Cecil, turn signals;
$53 fine, $77 costs.
Curtis R. Inman, Latty, no brake
lights; $68 fine, $77 costs, pay $25
monthly, pay all by Oct. 9 or appear.
Joseph Neil McVay, Paulding, seat
belt; $30 fine, $47 costs.
Derek J. Bevington, Lewisburg, 65/55
speed; $33 fine, $82 costs.
Jeffrey A. Fleck, Ney, 77/65 speed;
$33 fine, $77 costs.
Les J. Guelde, Paulding, seat belt; $30
fine, $47 costs.
Lana K. Stoops Bowers, Payne, stop
sign; $53 fine, $77 costs.
Scott R. Vonier, Wauseon, 66/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Joseph D. Heard, Benton, Ill., 65/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Eric D. Pemberton, Muncie, Ind.,
65/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Robert A. Switzer, Melrose, seat belt;
$30 fine, $47 costs.
Jonathan A. Kellogg, Hicksville, no
drivers license; dismissed at State’s re-
quest.
Jonathan A. Kellogg, Hicksville, ficti-
tious registration; dismissed at State’s re-
quest.
Jonathan A. Kellogg, Hicksville,
65/55 speed; $150 fine, $120 costs, pay
$50 monthly, pay all by Oct. 9 or appear,
provide proof of financial responsibility.
Gregory A. Kahle, Ottawa, failure to
reinstate; $100 fine, $95 costs, pay $50
monthly, pay all by Aug. 14 or appear;
provide proof of financial responsibility.
Gregory A. Kahle, Ottawa, fictitious
registration; dismissed at State’s request.
Gregory A. Kahle, Ottawa, changing
lanes; $50 fine, pay by Aug. 14 or ap-
pear.
Dustin A. Boroff, Oakwood, failure to
reinstate; $300 fine, $107 costs, 10 hours
community service.
Sherie A. Summers, Paulding, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $85 costs.
Tyler Alan Dickey, Kingsville, 71/55
speed; $43 fine, $82 costs.
Fonetha A. Rau, Defiance, 79/65 speed;
$33 fine, $80 costs.
Jorge C. Gomila, Georgetown, Texas,
65/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Joseph L. Henzel, Joliet, Ill., 65/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Jason Chad Kremer, Van Wert, 80/65
speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Jason Chad Kremer, Van Wert, seat belt;
$30 fine, $47 costs.
Neil Richard Eibling, Payne, seat belt;
$30 fine, $47 costs.
Jedadiah L. Sharp, Hicksville, tinted
windows; $68 fine, $77 costs.
David D. Weirich, Montpelier, 71/55
speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Kimberly A. Martin, Paulding, failure to
control; $68 fine, $77 costs, pay $25
monthly, pay all by Aug. 14 or appear.
David R. Brown, Grover Hill, FR sus-
pension; $100 fine, $87 costs, pay by April
10 or appear.
David R. Brown, Grover Hill, no license
plate; $25 fine, pay by April 10 or appear.
Paul Yant, N. Highlands, Calif., 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $82 costs.
Ali Abdullah Alhamed, Toledo, 81/65
speed; $43 fine, $85 costs.
Larren W. McDonald, Washington, Ind.,
80/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Kimberly J. Custenborder, Versailles,
65/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Bobir A. Djuraev, Nashville, Tenn.,
66/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Carrol D. Smith, Youngstown, 76/65
speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Kayla K. Owens, Paulding, 71/55 speed;
$43 fine, $77 costs.
Connie M. Diemer, Ottawa, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Gary J. Mielke, Paulding, 75/55 speed;
$43 fine, $77 costs.
Thomas W. Brickner, Fostoria, seat belt;
$30 fine, $47 costs.
Rocky A. Good, Paulding, failure to
control; $68 fine, $77 costs.
John B. Fredericks, Defiance, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Hannah M. Butcher, Antwerp, stop sign;
$53 fine, $80 costs.
Civil Docket
The term “et al.” refers to and oth-
ers; “et vir.,” and husband; “et ux.,”
and wife.
In the matter of: Louis A.
Wannemacher, Payne and
Nicole E. Wannemacher,
Payne. Dissolution of mar-
riage.
The State Bank & Trust
Company, Defiance vs. Carol
L. Hahn, aka Shaffer and her
unknown spouse if any, Defi-
ance and Chad C. Hahn and
his unknown spouse if any,
Oakwood and Paulding
County Treasurer, Paulding.
Foreclosures.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van
Wert vs. Seth Bidlack, Oak-
wood. Civil stalking protection
order.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van Wert
vs. Karen Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection order.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van Wert
vs. Terry Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood vs.
Terry Bidlack, Oakwood. Civil
stalking protection order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood vs.
Karen Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood vs.
Seth Bidlack, Oakwood. Civil
stalking protection order.
The State Bank & Trust
Company, Defiance vs.
Theresa M. Grunden, aka
Mehring, aka Eakins and her
unknown spouse if any,
Antwerp and Paulding County
Treasurer, Paulding. Foreclo-
sures.
Mark A. Marenberg,
Antwerp vs. Chun M. Maren-
berg, Hamilton, Ind. Divorce.
First Place Bank, Ravenna
vs. Daniel Jones, Antwerp and
Patricia Jones, Antwerp and
PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Foreclosures.
Amber N. Adams, Antwerp
vs. Christopher L. Adams,
Sparta, Tenn. Divorce.
Marriage Licenses
Nathan Alan Gill, 34,
Antwerp, laborer and Angelina
M. Smith, 27, Antwerp, pro-
duction. Parents are William
Gill and Karen Rhoad; and An-
thony Smith and Gina Santos.
Gregory A. Schultz, 35,
Paulding, laborer and Jessica
M. Akom, 34, Paulding, serv-
ice writer. Parents are
Woodrow W. Schultz and
Roswitha Spiecer; and Terry
M. Martin and Theresa
Tegenkamp.
Administration Docket
In the Estate of Leo F. Davis,
application to administer file.
In the Estate of Larry L.
Weible Jr., application to ad-
minister file.
In the Estate of Ronald R.
Grote, last will and testament
filed.
In the Estate of Phillip L.
Helms, application to adminis-
ter file.
Criminal Docket
Shawn R. Ingol, 43, of
Paulding, had her theft (F5)
charge dismissed without prej-
udice on March 21 upon a mo-
tion of State because the parties
agreed to settle the matter in
Paulding County Court. Her
costs are $133.
Jacob M. Sproul, 44, of Oak-
wood, was sentenced recently,
having been found guilty of
trafficking in drugs (F4) by a
jury of his peers. He was or-
dered to serve 17 months with
the Ohio Department of Reha-
bilitation and Corrections plus
have his driver’s license sus-
pended for six months.
Amber Vance, 23, of Pauld-
ing, was sentenced recently
having been found guilty of ag-
gravated assault (F4). She was
ordered to serve four years
community control sanctions
on standard conditions, plus 60
days in jail with credit for 29
days spent, comply with drug
and alcohol restrictions, submit
to random tests, obtain and
maintain employment, mental
health evaluation and treat-
ment, obtain a GED and to pay
$272 court costs.
Civil Docket
The term “et al.” refers to and oth-
ers; “et vir.,” and husband; “et ux.,”
and wife.
In the matter of: Louis A.
Wannemacher, Payne and
Nicole E. Wannemacher,
Payne. Dissolution of mar-
riage.
The State Bank & Trust
Company, Defiance vs. Carol
L. Hahn, aka Shaffer and her
unknown spouse if any, Defi-
ance and Chad C. Hahn and
his unknown spouse if any,
Oakwood and Paulding
County Treasurer, Paulding.
Foreclosures.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van
Wert vs. Seth Bidlack, Oak-
wood. Civil stalking protec-
tion order.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van
Wert vs. Karen Bidlack, Oak-
wood. Civil stalking protec-
tion order.
Ronald A. Bidlack, Van
Wert vs. Terry Bidlack, Oak-
wood. Civil stalking protec-
tion order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood
vs. Terry Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection
order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood
vs. Karen Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection
order.
Cinda Hubert, Oakwood
vs. Seth Bidlack, Oakwood.
Civil stalking protection
order.
The State Bank & Trust
Company, Defiance vs.
Theresa M. Grunden, aka
Mehring, aka Eakins and her
unknown spouse if any,
Antwerp and Paulding
County Treasurer, Paulding.
Foreclosures.
Mark A. Marenberg,
Antwerp vs. Chun M. Maren-
berg, Hamilton, Ind. Divorce.
First Place Bank, Ravenna
vs. Daniel Jones, Antwerp
and Patricia Jones, Antwerp
and PNC Bank, Pittsburgh,
Pa. Foreclosures.
Amber N. Adams, Antwerp
vs. Christopher L. Adams,
Sparta, Tenn. Divorce.
Marriage Licenses
Nathan Alan Gill, 34,
Antwerp, laborer and An-
gelina M. Smith, 27,
Antwerp, production. Parents
are William Gill and Karen
Rhoad; and Anthony Smith
and Gina Santos.
Gregory A. Schultz, 35,
Paulding, laborer and Jessica
M. Akom, 34, Paulding, serv-
ice writer. Parents are
Woodrow W. Schultz and
Roswitha Spiecer; and Terry
M. Martin and Theresa
Tegenkamp.
Administration Docket
In the Estate of Leo F.
Davis, application to admin-
ister file.
In the Estate of Larry L.
Weible Jr., application to ad-
minister file.
In the Estate of Ronald R.
Grote, last will and testament
filed.
In the Estate of Phillip L.
Helms, application to admin-
ister file.
Criminal Docket
Shawn R. Ingol, 43, of
Paulding, had her theft (F5)
charge dismissed without
prejudice on March 21 upon
a motion of State because the
parties agreed to settle the
matter in Paulding County
Court. Her costs are $133.
Jacob M. Sproul, 44, of
Oakwood, was sentenced re-
cently, having been found
guilty of trafficking in drugs
(F4) by a jury of his peers. He
was ordered to serve 17
months with the Ohio Depart-
ment of Rehabilitation and
Corrections plus have his dri-
ver’s license suspended for six
months.
Amber Vance, 23, of Pauld-
ing, was sentenced recently
having been found guilty of ag-
gravated assault (F4). She was
ordered to serve four years
community control sanctions
on standard conditions, plus 60
days in jail with credit for 29
days spent, comply with drug
and alcohol restrictions, submit
to random tests, obtain and
maintain employment, mental
health evaluation and treat-
ment, obtain a GED and to pay
$272 court costs.
County officials take steps to
repair 127-year-old courthouse
By JIM LANGHAM
Feature Writer
PAULDING – Paulding County Commission-
ers have taken action toward repairs on the
county’s courthouse with the awarding of con-
tracts to redo the roof and do painting below the
roof line.
Gregg Huey Construction, Inc. of Pennville,
Ind. put in the lowest bid of $109,762.40 for roof
restoration. Bids ranged between the Huey bid
and and one from General Restoration Contrac-
tors from Columbus for $229,400. Other firms
submitting bids which fell between the two
ranges were Bebout and Houg, Van Wert, Tri-
County Roofing, Paulding and Traditions,
Columbus.
“Huey has installed 17,000 square feet of
Decra shingles commercially,” commented
Commissioner Tony Zartman. “He knows what
he is doing. We feel confident with him that the
job will be completed in timely and professional
manner.”
Last summer, work was done on the dome fol-
lowing the June 29 storm that passed through the
county.
The painting contract was awarded to Monroe
Painting of Lima for submitting a bid of $32,875.
Bids for that project ranged between that bid and
one for $94,400 from General Restoration from
Columbus. Other bids were received from All
Trades Historical Restoration of Tampa, Fla.,
who also recently purchased the old jail, and Tra-
ditions.
“Everything below the roof line, windows,
and all, will be painted this year. Everything
above the roof line was painted last year,” said
Commissioner Fred Pieper. “They will take the
storm windows off, caulk original windows and
do what needs to be done in that area.”
Other projects at bay, but hopefully to be ad-
dressed within the next year, include much
needed repairs of the sandstone where commis-
sioners are concerned about erosion that is set-
ting in.
“This is going to be a major expense, it is not
cheap,” said Pieper. “Eventually, we are going
to have to do the high efficiency lighting. That
is more difficult than it seems because it is more
than simply replacing bulbs. It means replacing
fixtures and other needed repairs. We are hoping
there is a possibility that we might be able to do
that yet this year.”
Commissioner Roy Klopfenstein noted that
another area of concern is the wood work on the
main floor, especially the east entrance.
Pieper said that many of the repairs had been
postponed because of a major financial crunch
that took place in 2009. County officials at that
time were forced to cut courthouse hours and
take other measures in order to avert a worse fi-
nancial crisis at the time.
“The economy has turned around enough
and we have had increased sales tax and in-
creased general fund receipts to begin doing
these much-needed repairs,” Pieper said.
Commissioners noted that the general fund
receipts for the first two months of this year
have increased 11 percent since 2009 and that
sales tax receipts have increased 21 percent.
On the “down side,” general fund expendi-
tures for the first two months of this year are
23 percent higher than 2009.
“We can only put off the responsibility to this
courthouse so long,” said Pieper. “We feel that
now is the time that we need to go with this.”
The current courthouse was built in 1886
and is the third courthouse to serve the resi-
dents of Paulding County. In 1974, it was
listed on the National Register of Historic
Places.
6A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Anniversaries
Birthdays
April 6 – Gene and Sheryl
Cox, Annetta and Orman Go-
ings, Ivan and Lois Woodard,
Tim and Robin Worline.
April 7 – Ernest and Linda
Farris, Robert and Laura
Glancy, Paul and Angela
Keezer.
April 8 – Jason and Jill
Schlegel.
April 9 – Bruce and Tammy
(The Paulding Progress maintains a
file of birthdays and anniversaries. To
make any changes, please call our of-
fice at 419-399-4015 during business
hours, email to progress@progress -
newspaper.org, or drop us a note to
P.O. Box 180, Paulding.)
April 6 – Jim I. Bissell,
Vanessa Garcia, Zachary Jivi-
den, Carolyn Roughton, Sarah
Scarbrough, Jim Sitton.
April 7 – Christopher
Bercaw, Stephanie Bowman,
Tricia Gordon, Chelsie Mapes,
Scott Mapes, Olga Napoles,
Thomas Bret Place, Norma
Priest, Brittany Scott, Ryan
Vogel, Jane Volk, Audry
Walk.
April 8 – Haiden Bendele,
Ben Blankenship, Madison
Hull, Joan Moser, Gene
Roughton, Nelson Roughton.
April 9 – Spencer Beck-
man, Orman (O.J.) Goings II,
Marissa Gray, Tim Mabis.
April 10 – Nicole Bercaw,
Marjorie Foust, Chad Pease,
Nikki Stanton.
April 11 – M. Joan Burtch,
In The
Garden
By
Kylee Baumle
Tough love in the garden
Every year I make the same
vow – no more plant heroics.
If a plant isn’t performing
well, it’s outta here. With
perennials alone, there are too
many wonderful things avail-
able so there’s really no room
or reason for keeping strag-
glers and prima donnas. One
of the nurseries I occasionally
order plants from has over
1,000 perennials suitable for
our zone (5b/6a) alone – more
than enough from which to
choose!
Yet there they are – surviv-
ing, not thriving – and still
green. If they still have green
on them, they’ll be fine,
right? If the sun shines in just
the right way, the rain falls at
the perfect time, and I re-
member to fertilize when they
need it, they’ll make a turn-
around and eventually live up
to the expectations I had
when I planted them.
It’s not likely that all of that
is going to happen or even
two out of three. The garden
of my dreams isn’t the garden
of my reality. Still, for some
reason it feels wrong to com-
post “living” plants. I sound
like a hoarder, don’t I? A
plant hoarder.
Well, this year will be dif-
ferent. As I walk around the
garden, and survey the state
of things at the start of a new
season, I see new growth,
dead stuff, and things that are
somewhere in between. It’s
those things hanging in limbo
that may or may not live to
see another season.
It’s early yet, so I can’t
ugly and eventually fall off.
The flowers are still lovely, but
the plant ends up looking like
lollipops on thorny sticks.
There are ways to treat black
spot, but there are many roses
that aren’t as affected by it and
I’m going to stick with those.
For several years now, I’ve
tried to grow things that aren’t
happy with my alkaline soil.
Soil pH is more important to
some plants than others and
those that prefer it on the acidic
side simple don’t do well for
me. These include azaleas, rho-
dodendrons, blueberries,
astilbes, bergenias, and fox-
glove, among others.
It doesn’t mean I can’t grow
these acid lovers; it just means
in my garden they may be un-
derwhelming, and I’ve found
that to be true. I skirt the issue
with blueberries by growing
varieties that do well planted in
containers where I can control
their soil environment.
Part of the enjoyment I get
from gardening is learning
what plants require to keep
them happy. That means the
stars and the supporting players
in the garden change as time
goes on and I learn new things.
Sometimes it’s tough to give up
a plant we love when we real-
ize it’s not right for us. Some-
times life in the garden is
like…well…life.
Read more at Kylee’s blog,
Our Little Acre, at www.ourlit-
tleacre.com and on Facebook
at www.facebook.com/OurLit-
tleAcre. You can contact her at
Paul di ngProgre s s Gar-
dener@gmail.com.
make that decision on some
of them until later, like hardy
hibiscus (Hibiscus
moscheutos) and Rose of
Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus).
Butterfly bush (Buddleia) and
varieties of milkweed (Ascle-
pias spp.) are also late sleep-
ers in the garden, so if you
grow these, don’t give up on
them too soon.
Probably the biggest deter-
mining factor for what stays
and what goes will be
weather-related. As the hot
and dry summers are tending
to be more normal for us than
not, my plants of choice will
be those that are drought-tol-
erant. That doesn’t mean I’m
going to grow only succu-
lents or prairie wildflowers,
but if a plant is perpetually
thirsty, that means extra work
for me and unless we’re talk-
ing hydrangeas – I’m reluc-
tant to make the extra effort.
I’ll likely be parting with
some roses this year, too. Until
a couple of years ago, I never
had issues with black spot, that
malady that affects many roses
and causes their foliage to get
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April 10 – Tom and Danielle
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April 11 – Kenneth and Eve-
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Nicholas, Tom and Lou Ann
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April 12 – Glenn and Gladys
Detmon.
Best-selling inspirational
author to visit Paulding
PAULDING – Philip Gul-
ley, best-selling inspirational
author of many books includ-
ing the Harmony series, will
be speaking at 6 p.m. Tues-
day, April 16 at the Paulding
County Extension Building,
503 Fairgrounds Drive in
Paulding. This event is a
Paulding County Carnegie
Library Centennial Celebra-
tion Event.
Philip Gulley is a Quaker
pastor and beloved writer and
speaker from Danville, Ind.
An eclectic writer, Gulley has
published 17 books, includ-
ing the acclaimed Harmony
series chronicling life in the
eccentric Quaker community
of Harmony, Ind., and the
best-selling Porch Talk series
of inspirational and humorous
essays. Gulley’s memoir, I
Love You, Miss Huddleston:
And Other Inappropriate
Longings of My Indiana
Childhood recounts his com-
ing-of-age years in Danville.
Today, Gulley still lives in
Danville, with his wife, Joan,
and their sons, Spencer and
Sam, in a comfortable house
with a welcoming porch.
Many of his characters and
recollections are taken from
his boyhood in this small
Midwestern town.
“I picked up Home to Har-
mony a few years ago and it
was exactly what the doctor
ordered,” shared Susan
Pieper, library director. “The
stories of this small-town
church and its members was
as though I was reading about
some of our small churches. I
laughed and I cried and found
I could not get enough of
Harmony. Philip Gulley is
now one of my favorite au-
thors. His Harmony series is
pure delight.”
This is a free event, but
space is limited, so call the li-
brary at 419-399-2032 to
claim an available seat.
Pre-sale of Gulley’s dis-
counted books are available
at the main historic library for
$10 each. Titles for sale are
Home to Harmony, I Love
You, Miss Huddleston and
Front Porch Tales. Purchase
books ahead of time and have
the author autograph them.
Books also will be avail-
able for sale the night of the
event. Refreshments will be
served.
For more information, con-
tact the library at 419-399-
2032.
PHILIP GULLEY
Annual walleye migration under way
on Maumee and Sandusky rivers
COLUMBUS – The annual
appearance of migrating wall-
eye in the Maumee and San-
dusky rivers brings fantastic
spring fishing opportunities,
according to the Ohio Depart-
ment of Natural Resources
(ODNR).
And local fishermen say it
is on!
Anglers can see the latest
on the walleye bite or review
the 2013-2014 Ohio Fishing
Regulations at wildohio.com.
This phenomenon in north-
west Ohio occurs each spring
when a portion of Lake Erie’s
walleye population moves up
the Maumee and Sandusky
rivers to spawn. The run
brings hundreds of thousands
of fish within casting distance
of eager shore anglers.
Walleye spawning nor-
mally occurs in these rivers
from mid-March through
mid-April, with peak activity
usually the first week of April
when the water temperatures
range from 40 to 50 degrees.
Moderately-high water lev-
els also increases the number
of walleye in the rivers, espe-
cially if river temperatures
are warmer than lake temper-
atures.
The best fishing areas in
the Maumee River are from
Orleans Park in Perrysburg
upstream to the end of Jerome
Road in Lucas County.
Sandusky River anglers
will find better success from
Brady’s Island to Rodger
Young Park in the city of Fre-
mont. Fishing is prohibited
upstream from Rodger Young
Park to the Ballville Dam.
Anglers are reminded the
bag limit for Lake Erie and its
tributaries is four walleye
until April 30. There is a year-
round 15-inch length limit for
walleye on Lake Erie and its
tributaries to the first dam or
designated landmark.
Fishermen who are wading
also need to ensure they are
prepared to experience an un-
expected cold water immer-
sion and should consider
wearing a flotation device as
well as fish with a partner.
Some anglers choose to
fish from boats. ODNR ad-
vises them to always properly
wear life jackets, take precau-
tions against overloading
their boats and capsizing, be
well dressed to avoid the
onset of hypothermia and be
prepared to handle any emer-
gency. Boats should never be
anchored off the stern.
Special regulations are in
effect for Maumee and San-
dusky rivers during March
and April. Fishing is only al-
lowed between sunrise and
sunset in specified areas, and
treble hooks are prohibited.
Anglers may only use a
single hook that is no larger
than 1 inch from shank to
point. Only fish that are
hooked inside the mouth may
legally be taken, and any
snagged fish must be imme-
diately released.
The sales of fishing li-
censes, along with the Sport
Fish Restoration (SFR) pro-
gram, continue to fund
ODNR Division of Wildlife
fish management operations.
No state tax dollars are used
for these activities. These are
user-pay, user-benefit pro-
grams.
The SFR is a partnership
between federal and state
government, industry and an-
glers/boaters. When anglers
purchase rods, reels, fishing
tackle, fish finders and motor
boat fuel, they pay an excise
tax. The federal government
collects these taxes, and the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv-
ice administers and disburses
these funds to state fish and
wildlife agencies. These
funds are used to acquire
habitat, produce and stock
fish, conduct research and
surveys, provide aquatic edu-
cation and acquire and de-
velop boat accesses.
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SWCD hardware sale to benefit
nature center paving project
PAULDING – Paulding SWCD is
holding a huge hardware sale from 9
a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April
4-5 at the OSU Extension building at the
Paulding County Fairgrounds.
The inventory – donated by Alco of
Paulding – is all brand new and deeply
discounted from retail value. Everything
must go: hardware, tools, plumbing
products, variety of cleaning supplies,
lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, portable
tool boxes, paint and supplies and much
more.
All proceeds will be used towards a
parking lot paving project at the Black
Swamp Nature Center.
The Paulding SWCD also will be sell-
ing and taking orders for bird, bat and
duck houses.
In addition, hot dogs, brats, chicken,
pulled pork, ribs and more will be avail-
able for purchase.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Paulding County Progress - 7A
In good times business peo-
ple want to advertise. In bad
times they have to. Learn how
your community newspaper can
help you – call the Progress
today at 419-399-4015.
A Penny For
Your Thoughts....
By: Nancy Whitaker
PAMPERED OR SPOILED?
Our dog, Baylee, is a
spoiled little Shih Tzu. At age
seven, he is still frisky and
has became an important part
of our family. Born with only
one testicle, cross-eyed and
with a double set of teeth, we
fell in love with him at first
sight.
At the time we got Baylee,
we also had an old wiener
dog named Brownie. Baylee
and Brownie became best
friends until Brownie hit age
19, became ill and left this
earth for “Doggie Heaven.”
Since then, Baylee gets all
of our attention and trust me,
he knows it. He turns his nose
up at his dog food almost
daily and knows we may just
share our dinner with him if
he doesn’t eat his own.
Of course, we don’t want
Baylee to starve, so we use
different tactics to get him to
eat. I really hate to tell this,
but one day, my husband told
me, Baylee ate all his lunch
today. I fed him with a
spoon.”
I said, “Oh no. I spoon-fed
my kids when they were ba-
bies and I sure don’t want to
spoon feed a dog.”
Aren’t dogs fun? You al-
most have to be a strict disci-
plinarian or a soft hearted
spoiler, because we have
found no middle ground.
We have bought him count-
less little toys and he con-
stantly carries a favorite one
around in his mouth. When
making his trips out to the
fenced in back yard, he usu-
ally will take a toy out with
him. However, he will usu-
ally drop the toy and strut
around the back yard sniffing
and lifting his leg on every-
thing.
He will occasionally see a
stray cat in the yard and will
corner it and bark ferociously.
One day, he met up with a big
old yellow cat. This kitty was
not about to let little squawk-
ing Baylee scare him and he
hissed once, bared his claws
and ran after our poor little
dog.
Baylee made a bee line for
the back door yipping and
crying and he knows now not
to mess with that cat.
Occasionally he will es-
cape out of the back yard and
prance around the neighbor-
hood. At first it was difficult
to round him up as he can run
faster than we can.
One day as Baylee was
running loose, my husband
got in the car to go find him.
Baylee happened to hear the
car motor and see him in the
car and came running. He
loves car rides, so the best so-
lution now to convince him to
come to us is to simply open
the car door and he will jump
in.
We have not determined
yet if he would just jump in
our car or anyone’s car.
The older he gets, it seems
as if he learns new ways to
challenge us. When he is out
in the back yard and wants to
come in, he will jump on the
back door and let us know.
However, lately, he jumps
on the door, waits until we
come to open it and runs back
out in the yard. He does it
over and over and the other
day it took 20 minutes to get
him to come back in.
I am starting to wonder if
somehow our little dog has
outsmarted us? But, you
know, whenever we get home
from being out, he is so
happy to greet us and love us
that we forget all about his
many quirks.
Pets can bring a lot of joy
and happiness into our lives.
They accept us for who we
are and show their love and ap-
preciation maybe by just wag-
ging their tail.
I cannot imagine life without
our dog who brings a lot of joy,
happiness, and love into our
lives. In fact, don’t tell, but I
am planning on maybe getting
a little playmate for Baylee.
Shhhhh.
Do you have a dog who re-
ally brings love and joy into
your life? Have you ever fed a
dog with a spoon? Do you
think your dog has a personal-
ity?
Let me know and I’ll give
you a Penny for Your thoughts.
By Jim Lopshire
OSU Extension educator
All fertilizers will have a
series of three numbers dis-
played prominently on the
label. These numbers repre-
sent the percentage by weight
of nitrogen, phosphorus, and
potassium.
For instance, a 24-4-8 fer-
tilizer will have 24% nitro-
gen, 4% phosphorous as
P2O5, and 8% potassium as
K2O. A 46-0-0 fertilizer will
have 46% nitrogen and no
phosphorous and potassium.
Though all three elements
are important in maintaining
a healthy turf stand, nitrogen
will cause the greatest re-
sponse. Because of this, most
fertilizer recommendations
for lawns are listed as pounds
of nitrogen per 1,000 square
feet.
If late fall fertilizer was ap-
plied last October or Novem-
ber, then make only one
fertilizer application this
spring, preferably in late
April or early May, using no
more than 3/4 pound actual
nitrogen per 1,000 square
feet.
If a late fall fertilizer was
not applied, then make two
applications this spring; the
first application in early
April, the other in mid- to
late-May using 3/4# actual N
per 1,000 square feet each
time.
Fertilizing with phosphorus
and potassium is also impor-
tant in maintaining a healthy
lawn. The best way to deter-
mine how much phosphorus
and potassium to apply annu-
ally is to follow the recom-
mendations of a soil test.
In lieu of a soil test, a gen-
eral recommendation is to
apply 1/4 as much phospho-
rus and 1/2 as much potas-
sium as nitrogen. For a
one-year fertilization cycle, if
you apply 4 pounds nitrogen
per 1,000 square feet per year,
you should apply 1 pound
phosphorus and 2 pounds
potassium per 1,000 square
feet per year.
It is best to fertilize lightly
in spring and early summer,
little to none in summer, and
heavy in fall. A heavy fall fer-
tilization program will pro-
duce the healthiest turf
throughout the year. Applying
high rates of nitrogen in the
spring and summer stimulates
excess leaf growth at the ex-
pense of root growth. Not only
does this force you to mow
more often, it reduces turf qual-
ity during the summer. High
application rates of spring and
summer nitrogen can also stim-
ulate disease, weed and insect
activity.
If you apply a pre-emer-
gence herbicide that is com-
bined with fertilizer in April,
the May fertilizer application
should be skipped. Profes-
sional lawn care companies
may increase the number of ap-
plications while decreasing the
rate of nitrogen per application.
This can give a more gradual
feeding of the grass plants and
produce a high quality lawn.
Lawn fertilizer labels
and application rates
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Revolving Loan Fund is
mainstay of Paulding Co.
Economic Development
PAULDING – In 1993,
Paulding County Commis-
sioners Tony Langham,
Maurice Wannemacher
and Elaine Harp created an
economic development of-
fice for Paulding County.
Monthly meetings were
held with an advisory
board, the commissioners,
and its first director, Sara
Keeran. In 1999, the com-
missioners asked the two
Community Improvement
Committees (CICs) in the
county to form what is
today known as Paulding
County Economic Devel-
opment (PCED), and they
directed that the PCED
board be responsible for
the PCED office and its
operations.
From the start, one of the
primary programs that was
used, and still is to this day,
is the Paulding County Re-
volving Loan Fund (RLF).
The goal of the RLF Pro-
gram is to provide financ-
ing to corporations,
partnerships or sole propri-
etorships. This financing
can be for building acqui-
sition, new construction
and/or expansion, equip-
ment, or remodeling for
businesses located in
Paulding County.
The source of funds for
this program is derived
from Community Devel-
opment Block Grants
(CDBG) that are adminis-
tered by Ohio Develop-
ment Services (ODS). The
loans made to Paulding
County businesses are re-
paid to the Paulding
County RLF so that the
money will be available to
re-loan to other businesses.
To be eligible for this
program, the following cri-
teria must be met: Projects
must create or retain jobs;
51 percent of all jobs must
be made available to per-
sons from low to moderate
income households; busi-
ness must be located in
Paulding County.
The loan amount can be
up to $25,000 for each new
job created or up to 40 per-
cent of the project,
whichever is less. The in-
terest rate is at a low fixed
rate, currently 3 percent,
with the fixed term of up to
20 years. As an example, a
typical loan would be 40
percent RLF, 50 percent
local bank, and 10 percent
owner equity.
The minimum require-
ments are: creation of new
jobs; financial participa-
tion by at least one private
lender; adequate collateral
as loan security.
Necessary documenta-
tion includes: independent
project cost estimates; his-
toric and projected finan-
cial statements;
commitments for new eq-
uity and private lender par-
ticipation; and an
environmental impact
study.
All applications are
made to the PCED office
located at 101 E. Perry St.
in Paulding. The staff there
will be helpful in explain-
ing details regarding the
documentation required.
Applications are reviewed
by the Paulding County
RLF Committee, and ODS
approval must be made
prior to a business starting
its project. The entire
process will take a mini-
mum of 90 days to com-
plete.
PCED administers the
Paulding County Revolv-
ing Loan Fund, maintains
records, and completes re-
quired reports to the state
and the Paulding County
commissioners.
The PCED office has
tabulated data over the
years on Revolving Loan
Fund loans made in Pauld-
ing County. These tabula-
tions show that the RLF
program has assisted
county businesses with 32
loans totaling $2,618,315,
and 376 new jobs have
been created. This has re-
sulted in millions of dol-
lars in Paulding County
employer payroll to date.
It is the mission of
Paulding County Eco-
nomic Development “To
assist business, industry
and local government in
developing job opportuni-
ties and prosperity in
Paulding County.”
To learn more about this
program as well as others,
call 419-399-8282, or
email pced@bright.net.
Also check out their web-
site at www.pced.net.
United Way Community Impact
Grant applications now available
PAULDING – United Way
of Paulding County is now
considering applications from
qualified agencies for the
2013-14 campaign allocation
process.
Agencies/organizations
wishing to submit programs for
consideration may either pick
up Community Impact Grant
(CIG) packets at the United
Way office at 101 E. Perry St.,
Paulding, or may request an
electronic packet by emailing
the executive director at
pcuwdirector@gmail.com.
Electronic files can be sent
immediately; paper CIG
packets will be available be-
ginning Monday, April 8.
Completed requests are due
by May 22 at 3 p.m. Late or
incomplete packets will not
be accepted. Completed ap-
plication grant packets may
be may be sent to 101 E.
Perry St., Paulding OH
45879, or dropped off at the
UWPC office before 3 p.m.
May 22.
United Way of Paulding
County office is a part-time
office; Monday and Tuesday
are the best days to reach the
director in the office at 419-
399-8240 or leave a message.
A qualified agency must be
established as tax-exempt or-
ganization under the IRS
Code Section 501(c)(3) and
provide services/programs in
United Way’s focus areas of
education, income or health.
The allocation packet re-
quests agency information in
the areas of: constitution and
bylaws, management, finan-
cial reports, statement of co-
operation and statement of
nondiscrimination, to name a
few. The agency must addi-
tionally meet the funding cri-
teria, financial accountability,
community needs, program
priorities and program effec-
tiveness, which include out-
come measures.
United Way of Paulding
County and its partner agen-
cies share two common goals
in the allocation process rela-
tive to the overall mission: 1)
To fund real community
needs as fully as possible and
2) To allocate available funds
for optimum effect among
these needs. Whereas, each
agency views community
needs from its own specific
viewpoint, the United Way
must look at agencies and
needs from the view of the
total community.
Local volunteers serving
on the Citizens Review Panel
and the volunteer members of
the United Way of Paulding
County Board of Directors
determine where the funds
will be invested. These volun-
teers reflect a cross-section of
the community.
United Way of Paulding
County is proud of helping
our friends and neighbors for
21 years and is one of over
1,300 local, independent
United Ways across the coun-
try.
Local events this spring
APRIL
April 6 – United Way of Paulding County luau, 6 p.m.-midnight at Pauld-
ing Eagles
April 11 – The Paulding County Township Association’s fish and chicken
fry, 5-7 p.m., at the county extension building.
April 12 – Paulding County Area Foundation Annual Meeting and Din-
ner at Grant’s Catering Hall, Antwerp, social time 5:30-6 p.m., dinner at 6
p.m. Call 419-399-8296 for more information.
April 13 – Paulding High School bands will present “Music of the Night”
fund-raiser in the auditeria; doors open at 6:30 p.m.
April 14-20 – National Library Week will be observed with the theme,
“Communities Matter @ Your library”
April 15 – Deadline to file federal income tax returns
April 16 – Annual “Battle of the Books” county finals, 12:30 p.m. at
the Youth Leadership Building at the fairgrounds
April 16 – Volunteer recognition at 1:30 p.m. at Paulding County
Senior Center; RSVP on or before April 12 by calling 419-399-3650.
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Paulding County Church Directory
Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 North Williams Street,
Paulding, church telephone number is 399-3591, Rev. Ben Lowell, Wor-
ship service at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 11:15 a.m.; Wed. worship at
6:00pm. Our church office is located at 308 N. Main St.
Pentecostal Church of God, 601 W. Caroline St., Paulding, Elder
George Robinson, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at noon,
prayer services Monday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at noon, Bible study
at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Pioneer Christian Ministries, County Road 108 and Ohio 637, Paulding,
Rev. Chuck Oliver, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30
a.m., and Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. including a youth service on at
least three Wednesday evenings.
Rose Hill Church of God, corner of SR 637 and Charloe Trail, Paulding,
399-3113, Pastor Ron Hofacker, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday wor-
ship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday service from 7-8 p.m. with children’s hour.
St. John Lutheran Church–ELCA, 7611 Road 87, Briceton, Pastor
Karen Stetins, church telephone number is 419-399-4962 or 419-399-2320.
Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive (P.O. Box
156), Paulding, Pastor Kare Stetins, church telephone number is 399-2320,
Sunday Worship at 10:15 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m.
PAYNE AND OUTLYING AREAS
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 203 W. Townline, Payne, 399-2576, Pas-
tor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
Edgerton Wesleyan Church, 1717 Bertha St., Woodburn, (Edgerton)
Ind. 46797, Pastor Dave Dignal, church telephone number is 260-632-
4008, Sunday school at 9 a.m., children’s church at 10 a.m., worship at 10
a.m., home groups at 6 p.m., Wednesday evening services at 6:30 p.m.
(Indiana time).
Living Water Ministries, Contemporary worship service Sunday nights
at 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., The “Well” church for kids, Sunday mornings from
10-11:30 a.m. The church is currently in the process of relocating. For lo-
cation information, contact Pastor Rich Phelan, 419-263-2728.
Payne Church of Christ, 220 West Merrin Street, Payne, Minister Dan
Staifer. Sunday worship at 9:30 am. 419-263-2092.
Payne Church of the Nazarene, 509 E. Orchard St. (Ohio 500) Payne,
Pastor Mike Harper, 263-2422, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday wor-
ship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday night service at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday prayer
meeting at 7:30 p.m.
St. Jacob United Church of Christ, southwest corner of Oak and Hyman
streets, Payne, Rev. Jim Langham, 263-2763. Sunday School-9:00 am,
Church service-10:00 am.
St. James Lutheran Church– NALC, West Townline Street (P.O. Box
42), Payne, 263-2129, Pastor Fred Meuter, 260-492-2581. Sunday School
at 9:00 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:00 a.m.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, (P.O. Box 154) 312 South Main
Street, Payne, Rev. David Rohrer, church telephone number is 263-2418,
parsonage telephone number is 263-2017, Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sun-
day worship at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Editor’s Note: If your church doesn’t have service times listed, please
contact the Paulding County Progress office to notify of Sunday service
times.
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., evening worship
at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
PAULDING AND OUTLYING
Bethel United Methodist, Forders Bridge, Cecil, Pastor Kevin Doseck
(419) 899-4153, worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Bethlehem Temple Pentecostal, 818 West Jackson Street, Paulding,
399-3770, Rev. Burpo, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 12
p.m.
Calvary Bible Church, Ohio 111 West across from Paulding County Hos-
pital, 399-4919, elders John Mohr, 260-632-4356, Bob Fessel 419-399-
3398, Brad Sisson 419-263-3108, Don Baer 419-399-5805. Sunday school
at 9 a.m., morning worship at 10:15 a.m., Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wed.
Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil. Pastor Ted Ramey.
Sun. school 10:00 am, Worship service 11:00 am, Sun. eve. 6:00 pm,
Wed. eve. 6:00 pm.
Cecil First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Cecil, Sunday worship
at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m.
Christian Fellowship Church, Paulding High School Auditeria, 10
a.m. Sunday. Pastor Greg Cramer.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576,
Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday
at 10:30 a.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1275 Emerald Road, Paulding, 419-399-
5061, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., worship services at 10:45 a.m. and
6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Drew Gardner.
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1233 Emerald Road,
Paulding, 419-399-4576, Sunday school 9:00 a.m., Worship service
10:00 a.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 114 West Caroline Street, Paulding, 399-
2438, Rev. David Meriwether, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:15 a.m. praise
singing, 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship.
House of Love Ministries, 220 N. Williams St., Paulding. Pastor Pre-
dest (Dwayne) Richardson or Sister Brenda Richardson, 419-399-9205
or 419-796-8718, Sunday worship at 3:00 p.m. Jail Ministry, Food Min-
istry, Outreach Ministry. Overcomer Outreach - a Christian 12-steap
meeting, Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
New Beginnings Church (Church of God), Cecil, Pastor Roy Burk,
399-5041, Sunday worship at 11 a.m.
Paulding Church of Christ, East Perry Street, Paulding, Minister
Christopher Reno, 419-399-4761. Bible school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m.
Paulding Church of the Nazarene, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding, 399-
3932, Revs. Kim and Cindy Semran, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sun-
day worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m.: Kids’ Summer
Jam (ages 4-4th grade), Preteen class (5th-6th grade), Teen group (7th-
12th grade), and adult service. Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.: Teen group
(7th-12th grade), adult bible study and prayer. Nursery available for all
services.
Paulding Family Worship Center, 501 West Perry Street, Paulding,
399-3525, Rev. Monte Moore, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Grover Hill Church of the Nazarene, Maple and East Jackson streets,
Pastor Jonathan L. Hoagland, 587-3376, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Morn-
ing worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening gospel hour at 6 p.m., Wednes-
day evening service at 7 p.m.
Grover Hill Zion United Methodist Church, corner of First and Harrison,
587-3941; Pastor Mike Waldron, 419-238-1493 or 419-233-2241 (cell). Sun-
day school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:20 a.m., nursery available
during all services.
Mandale Church of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio 66, Pastor Justin
Sterrett, 419-786-9878, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at
10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting at 7 p.m.
Middle Creek United Methodist Church, County Road 24, Grover Hill,
Pastor William Sherry, Sunday worship at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:15
a.m., Sunday evening Bible study at 7 p.m.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Grover Hill, County Road 151, Sun-
day school at 9:30 a.m., Pastor David Prior, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.,
Wednesday evening prayer meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Roselms Christian Church, Ohio 114, Pastor Gary Church, 594-2445,
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
HAVILAND/LATTY/SCOTT
Apostolic Christian Church, 12867 Road 82, Haviland, 399-5220, wor-
ship service at 10:30 a.m.
Country Chapel United Methodist Church, Haviland, 419-622-5746,
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m.
Latty Zion Baptist Church, Latty, Pastor Levi Collins Jr., 399-2748, Sun-
day school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11:15 a.m.
Harvest Field Pentecostal Church of God, 13625 Road 12, Scott, Pastor
Terry Martin, 419-622-2026, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 6:00 pm, Wednesday
evening worship at 7:00 pm, Wednesday Youth Group at 7:00 pm.
Friends United Methodist Church, Latty, Pastor Ron Johnson. Sunday
worship at 9 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m.
OAKWOOD/MELROSE AREAS
Auglaize Chapel Church of God, rural Oakwood, 3 miles south and half
mile west on County Road 60, Pastor Stan Harmon, 594-2248, Sunday
worship at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday services for
children, youth and adults at 7:00 p.m.
Melrose United Methodist Church, Melrose, 594-2076, Pastor Eileen
Kochensparger 399-5818; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at
10:30 a.m., Wednesday Bible study and prayer at 7:00 p.m.
Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, corner of Harmon and Second
streets, Oakwood, Pastor Eric Dailey. 419-594-2992. Sunday worship at
9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10:45 a.m., Bible Study Wednesdays at 10:00
a.m.
Prairie Chapel Bible Church, one mile east and a half-mile north of Oak-
wood on the corner of roads 104 and 209, Pastor Earl Chapman, 594-2057,
ANTWERP AND SURROUNDING
Antwerp Community Church, 704 S. Erie St., SR 49, Antwerp; Pastor
Ricky L. Grimes 419-258-2069. Bible Study Fellowship 9:30 am; Contem-
porary Worship 10:30 am, Wednesday Discipleship Study, 7:00 pm
Antwerp United Methodist Church, East River Street, Rev. Pastor Mike
Schneider, church telephone number is 258-4901, Comtemporaty service
Sunday 8:30a.m., Sunday school 9:30a.m., Traditional Service 10:30a.m.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N.
Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Sun-
day at 8:30am.
First Baptist Church, 5482 CR 424, Pastor Todd Murray, 258-2056, Sun-
day school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.,
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 126 W. River St., Pastor Mike Pennington,
258-2864, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:35 a.m.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2937 US 24, 258-2290. Public
talk 10 a.m. Sunday, Congregation Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School
& Service Meeting, Theocratic school 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert Becker. Sunday school at
9 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.
Riverside Christian Church, 15413 St. Rt. 49, (corner Ohio 49 and Road
192), Antwerp. 258-3895, Pastor Regan Clem.
ARTHUR/FIVE SPAN AREA
Apostolic Christian Church, 13562 Road 147, Defiance (Junction), 399-
3121, William Schlatter, Elder, Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and 12:30
p.m., Sunday school at 1 p.m., Wednesday services at 8 p.m.
Bethel Christian Church, Ohio 66, Defiance (Arthur), Pastor Christopher
Baker, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Church of Christ, corner of County Roads 166 and 191, Evangelist Lon-
nie Lambert, 399-5022, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Bible
study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Junction Bible Christian Church, County Road 111, Defiance (Junction),
393-2671 or JunctionBible@copper.net, Rev. C. Joseph Fifer, Sunday
school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship follows at 10:30 a.m & Bible Study on
Wed. at 7pm.
Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, County Road 180, Defiance
(Junction), Rev. Alan Ray Newsome, Sunday worship at 11 a.m., evening
service at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m.
Rock Church, SR 637, Five Span-Arthur area, Pastor Bobby Branham
393-2924, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m., Sunday
evening worship at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening worship at 7 p.m., Youth
Service Wednesday at 7 p.m.
GROVER HILL AND OUTLYING
Bible Baptist Church, corner of Cleveland and Perry streets, Grover Hill,
Pastor Pat Holt, 587-4021, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at
11 a.m., Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer meeting at
7 p.m.
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QUESTION: We’re strug-
gling to get our children to
be organized and keep their
rooms clean. Do you have
any tips that would help?
JIM: As the father of two
boys, I know how you feel!
Every parent has his or her
own method of handling such
challenges. It’s fair to say that
“discipline” isn’t usually the
best way to deal with a situa-
tion like this.
As a matter of fact, a hard-
nosed approach could prove
counterproductive. You could
end up transforming thought-
less irresponsibility into pre-
meditated rebellion.
We recommend you take
full advantage of “natural
consequences.” Use masking
tape to mark off a boundary at
the doors of your kids’ rooms,
between their personal
“messy zone” and the rest of
the house.
Then say, “Inside the
messy zone, you can do as
you please. But if you want
anything that’s been left on
the floor outside the messy
zone, make sure you pick it
up before bedtime. After that,
it will be confiscated and
placed in quarantine until you
have enough money to buy it
back. The going price is $1.”
If nothing else, this is a
good way to reduce clutter in
the house. It can also provide
you with a handy fund for a
family pizza night. The mess
inside their rooms will likely
disappear when they get tired
of it and when they realize
you’re not going to hound
them into doing the job.
If these strategies don’t
work, consider whether there
might be something more se-
rious going on. Our counsel-
ing team notes that there can
be physical or emotional
causes, such as attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD), for a child’s inabil-
ity to follow through on sim-
ple tasks. In that case, you
should see a family counselor
who is trained to diagnose
and deal with such condi-
tions.
More than likely, your kids
are just being kids. Best
wishes as you help them take
responsibility for keeping
their rooms presentable!
QUESTION: How can I
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That’s why nearly 15 years
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We believed (and still do) that
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Rita Thelen presenting “Quilts & the Underground Railroad” at a meeting of the Paulding County Chapter of the Ohio Genealog-
ical Society. Quilt patterns displayed are, from left – Basket, Tumbling Blocks, Star, Log Cabin and Monkey Wrench.
Genealogists learn mysteries of the Underground Railroad
PAULDING – The Under-
ground Railroad was neither
underground nor was it a rail-
road. It was a network of trails
and safe-houses used by the
slaves on their way to freedom
in Canada. Rita Thelen of Lima
was the speaker at the March
13 Paulding County Chapter of
the Ohio Genealogical Society
meeting.
A map of the UGRR routes
in Ohio showed a trail in east-
ern Paulding County. Thelen
explained that Ohio was a
“free state” with over 3,000
miles of trails and at least 23
points of entry along the Ohio
River. This inspired her to
find, purchase and use her an-
tique patterned quilt collec-
tion in a presentation called
“Secret Stitches: Coded for
Freedom?”
The book Hidden in Plain
Sight contains a code used by
the family of Ozella
Williams. Each quilt pattern
transferred information about
how best to successfully es-
cape north. Ten quilt patterns
were used in the following
code: The monkey wrench
(pattern) turns the wagon
wheel (pattern) toward
Canada on a bear’s paw trail
(pattern) to the crossroads
(pattern). Once they got to the
crossroads they dug a log
cabin (pattern) on the ground.
Shoofly (pattern) told them to
dress up in cotton and satin
bow ties (pattern) and go to
the cathedral church, get mar-
ried and exchange double
rings. Flying geese (pattern)
stay on a drunkard’s path
(pattern) and follow the stars
(pattern).
At first reading, one is
struck by the imagery and po-
etic descriptions. But beneath
the language lies a much
deeper, larger story, a story
that reaches back to Africa
and forward to the Carolinas,
connecting African symbols
to familiar quilt patterns, all
tied together with the sounds
of spirituals and the African-
American struggle to escape
the bonds of slavery.
Legend has it that in 1831 a
runaway slave slipped into the
Ohio River with his owner in
hot pursuit. He swam for his
life across the great river while
the other man sought out a boat
to row after him. The slave
landed in Ripley, Ohio, and im-
mediately ran from view. The
owner, giving up his search,
declared the slave had “gone
off on an underground rail-
road.”
For the safety of all in-
volved, few records were
kept of the numbers and iden-
tities of persons who reached
freedom along the railroad,
but it is estimated that at least
40,000 passed through Ohio.
Area folklore tale: an Under-
ground Railroad safe-house is
still standing on North
Williams Street, Paulding.
Chapter vice president
David Betts called the meet-
ing to order with 15 members
and four guests in attendance.
Jill (Rood) Noyes of
ACRES Land Trust, which
owns over 80 preserves in In-
diana and Paulding County,
Ohio, will be the next speaker
at 6:30 p.m. April 10 at the
Paulding County Carnegie
Library ground level meeting
room.
To be included as a 2013
Century Family member,
your ancestors must have
been living in Paulding
County Ohio by Dec. 31,
1913. First Families member-
ship requires your ancestors
to be living here by Dec. 31,
1880. For applications, please
contact Ray Keck at 419-399-
4415 or Karen Sanders by
email at
karen15806@gmail.com.
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OSU-Lima: A good fit for Brady Schroeder
By JOE SHOUSE
Sportswriter
Former Paulding High
School athlete Brady
Schroeder recently completed
his four-year college basket-
ball career and I recently
caught up with the eight-time
letter winner who wore the
maroon and white back in
2008. The energetic student
athlete is attending The Ohio
State University at Lima
where he was a four-year
starter for the Barons and fin-
ished with over 1,000 points.
While playing at Paulding,
the young Schroeder played
for his dad his junior and sen-
ior year but the coaching con-
sistency was much different
once Brady entered college.
His college career started
with a brief stop at Otterbein
University just outside of
Columbus in Westerville.
With basketball being such a
passion for Brady, he wanted
to play as a freshman and
make a contribution to the
team.
“It was tough. The team
was pretty much established
and there were probably 20
freshmen trying to make the
team. I realized I wasn’t
going to get to play much so
I decided to move on and I
am thankful that I did.”
Without missing a beat,
Brady was able to make the
move to Lima and play for
the Barons right away.
“We checked it all out and
since I hadn’t played in any
games I would be eligible to
play without sitting out,” said
Brady. But the coaching
carousel started and after his
freshman season the head
coach left, forcing the team to
adjust to another leader.
His sophomore season, it
would be a new coach and
several new players whom
Brady would need to adjust to
but would end up being his
best year as a Baron.
“Our new coach was
Quincy Simpson and I had to
work hard to prove that I
could not only play the game,
but could start. I didn’t start
when the season opened but I
continued to work hard using
my quickness and playing
strong defense in practice. By
the fifth or sixth game I was
in the starting line up,” said
Brady.
According to Schroeder,
his sophomore season was a
good year with the team fin-
ishing second in the confer-
ence behind Miami
University at Middletown.
Unfortunately, for Coach
Simpson it would be one and
done and Schroeder would be
looking at his third new head
coach in as many years.
At the close of his sopho-
more year, Schroeder con-
templated leaving and going
to Defiance College or Ohio
Northern. But he was happy
at OSU-Lima and although it
didn’t have anything to do
with basketball, Brady was
always considering the finan-
cial cost of his education.
Majoring in business with an
emphasis in family financial
management, Brady is ex-
cited about the idea of getting
his degree from The Ohio
State University and knowing
it will cost much less than
from a private institution.
“I think back at the fact that
I could go to OSU-Lima for a
year and it would cost the
same as going to Otterbein
for a quarter.”
As a junior and senior
Brady was able to settle in
with former Miller City coach
Nick Pittman who took over
the helm two years ago. The
Barons completed the 2012-
13 season with a record of
just three wins and 27 loses
with all three wins coming in
conference play. One of the
wins came back on Dec. 13
when Schroeder canned a 3-
pointer as time expired to
give the Barons a 79-76 win
over University of Akron at
Wayne. “Shooting is proba-
bly my strength. There was a
game where I made six 3-
pointers.”
Schroeder feels that the
team would have done much
better but the Barons lost
their 6-foot-7 center when he
broken his ankle early in the
season. For the year, the
Paulding product, who was
the team captain and the only
senior on the team, averaged
nearly 14 points per game and
nine rebounds.
Also, an avid golfer who
shoots about 75 on the links,
Brady admits that basketball
is his passion and golf is just
something he does. While at
Paulding, Brady was named
first team All-Northwest Con-
ference while still holding the
school record for nine holes
with an impressive 33.
Schroeder followed up his
high school golf credentials
by earning the state runner
player of the year honors fea-
turing individuals from the
Ohio Regional Campus Con-
ference along with several
other small colleges and jun-
ior colleges in Ohio.
Brady hopes to someday be
a coach like his dad, Chuck,
who still teaches at Paulding.
“I liked playing for him at
Paulding. He coached for 20
years and he always im-
pressed me with what he
knew about the game,” com-
mented Brady. Playing the
game since he was able to
walk, Brady knows his col-
lage playing days are over,
but he relishes what the game
has taught him. “Well, I’ve
learned that nothing is just
handed over to you but that
you have to work hard to suc-
ceed because nothing comes
easy.”
A younger brother, Trey,
was a member of the Panther
basketball team this past sea-
son and plans to follow
Brady’s footsteps and play at
OSU-Lima. Brock, another
brother, is 20 years old and is
an EMT in Cleveland.
The Ohio Regional Cam-
pus Conference was estab-
lished in 1978 with regional
campuses representing Ohio
State, Ohio University,
Miami University, Wright
State, and University of
Akron.
Varsity
Games
of the
Week
Sports
schedule
THURSDAY, APRIL 4 –
Softball: Antwerp at Continental;
Paulding hosts Wayne Trace
Baseball: Antwerp hosts Hilltop;
Wayne Trace hosts Lima Bath
Track/Field: Antwerp and Wayne
Trace at Tinora; Paulding and Fort
Jennings at Ottoville
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 –
Softball: Antwerp hosts Paulding
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 –
Softball: Antwerp at Defiance;
Paulding hosts Ottawa-Glandorf;
Wayne Trace at Lima Central
Catholic (DH)
Baseball: Antwerp at Lincolnview
and Delphos St. John’s; Paulding
hosts Ottawa-Glandorf; Wayne
Trace hosts Edon (DH)
MONDAY, APRIL 8 –
Softball: Antwerp at Parkway;
Wayne Trace hosts Heritage (Ind.)
Baseball: Wayne Trace hosts
Antwerp; Paulding at Defiance
Track/Field: Antwerp hosts
Fairview and Holgate; Wayne
Trace, Stryker and Hilltop at
Hicksville
TUESDAY, APRIL 9 –
Softball: Antwerp at Delphos Jef-
ferson
Track/Field: Paulding and Defi-
ance at Van Wert
NWC announces
Scholar-Athletes
The Northwest Conference
has announced its All-League
Scholar Athlete Team for winter
2012-13. Scholar Athletes must
maintain a 3.0 grade average or
better for the grading period,
and receive a varsity letter in
their sport to earn this status.
Students from Paulding County
are:
Cheerleading – Alli Singer,
Emily Albert, Haley Schlegel,
Kayla Simon, Kara Burak,
Alexis Howell
Girls Basketball – Abbey Ed-
wards, Sarah Nardone, Sierra
McCullough, Jerika Bland,
Abby Pease
Boys Basketball – Quentin
Vance, Kyle Kauser, Logan
Doster, Lance Foor, Julian Sali-
nas, Neil Roehrig, Guy Harder,
Steven Strayer, Trey Schroeder
Wrestling – Sidney Salinas,
Branson Minck, Taylor
Deatrick, Cotey Nichols, Cody
Jarrell, Ryan Schindler, Tyler
Ash
School Lunch Menus
Menus are subject to change
ANTWERP LOCAL SCHOOLS
Week of April 8
MONDAY – Meatball sub, sweet
potato fries, mixed fruit, milk. Plus:
Salad bar.
TUESDAY – Corn dog, wax
beans, pineapple, milk. Plus: Salad
bar.
WEDNESDAY – Taco, peas, and
carrots, peaches, milk. Plus: Salad
bar.
THURSDAY – Salisbury steak on
bun, garbanzo beans, pears, milk.
Plus: Salad bar.
FRIDAY – French bread pizza or
egg salad sandwich, tossed salad,
applesauce, milk. Plus: Salad bar.
PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL
Week of April 8
MONDAY – Breakfast: Breakfast
pizza, juice, fruit, milk. Lunch: Mac
and cheese, chicken dippers, veg.
blend or salad bar with bread stick,
assorted fruit, milk.
TUESDAY – Breakfast: Sausage
links, tator tots with cheese, juice,
fruit, milk. Lunch: Chicken chunk
salad, pretzel bread stick or sand-
wich on bun, oven fries, assorted
fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY – Breakfast:
Sausage biscuit, tator tots, juice,
fruit, milk. Lunch: Pizza, corn, fresh
vegetable or top your burrito, as-
sorted fruit, milk.
THURSDAY – Breakfast:
Sausage links, waffles, juice, fruit,
milk. Lunch: Sloppy Joe or BBQ with
bun, green bean casserole or honey
mustard tenders, broccoli and
cheese, roll, assorted fruit, milk.
FRIDAY – Breakfast: Sausage
gravy with biscuits, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: Salad bar with breadstick or
cheeseburger with bun, pickle
spears, oven potatoes, fruit, milk.
OAKWOOD ELEMENTARY
Week of April 8
Packed lunch A: Peanut butter
and jelly sandwich, vegetable,
fruit, milk.
MONDAY – Breakfast: Mini-pan-
cakes, fruit, milk. Lunch: Corn dog,
baked beans, celery sticks, fruit,
milk.
TUESDAY – Breakfast: Sausage
biscuit, fruit, milk. Lunch: Breaded
mozzarella sticks w/ marinara sauce,
green beans, fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Warm
cinnamon roll, fruit, milk. Lunch:
Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes,
gravy, bread, lettuce salad, fruit,
milk.
THURSDAY – Breakfast: Break-
fast burrito, fruit, milk. Lunch: Shred-
ded chicken w/ whole grain bun,
broccoli, carrot sticks, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY – Breakfast: Assorted ce-
reals, crackers, fruit, milk. Lunch:
Cheese pizza, lettuce salad, carrot
sticks, fruit, milk.
PAULDING ELEMENTARY
Week of April 8
Each day a peanut butter and
jelly sandwich, crackers, Gogurt,
and milk will be available.
MONDAY – Breakfast: Yogurt,
Goldfish crackers, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: Hamburger or hot dog w/
whole grain bun, carrots and celery,
fruit, milk.
TUESDAY – Breakfast: Pan-
cakes, juice, fruit, milk. Lunch: Taco
salad, lettuce, cheese, salsa, refried
beans, crackers, fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY – Breakfast:
Breakfast burrito, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: French toast, sausage, tator
tots, juice, fruit, milk.
THURSDAY – Breakfast: Muffin,
string cheese, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Salisbury steak, whipped po-
tatoes, gravy, bread, corn, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY – Breakfast: Assorted ce-
reals or cereal bar, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: Fish or hot dog w/ whole
grain bun, romaine salad, vegetable
choice, fruit, milk.
WAYNE TRACE SCHOOLS
Week of April 8
MONDAY – Breakfast: Sausage
pizza. Lunch: Popcorn chicken, Cal-
ifornia blend vegetables, fruit, milk.
TUESDAY – Breakfast: Egg
cheese muffin. Lunch: BBQ pork
sandwich, broccoli, fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Mini-
pancakes and sausage. Lunch:
Walking taco w/ meat, cheese, let-
tuce, salsa, refried beans, fruit, milk.
THURSDAY – Breakfast: Cheese
omelet, toast, juice, milk. Lunch:
Grilled chicken sandwich, French
fries, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY – Breakfast: Fruit
turnover, fruit, milk. Lunch: Chicken
quesadilla, carrot/celery sticks, fruit,
milk.
DIVINE MERCY SCHOOL
Week of April 8
Same menu as Wayne Trace; no
breakfast served.
Paulding libraries,
Bookmobile celebrate
National Library Week
PAULDING – The Paulding County Carnegie Library sys-
tem, including the Bookmobile, will be celebrating National
Library Week the week of April 15-20. Visit any of the library
locations to celebrate what is wonderful about public libraries.
The highlights of the week will include the Battle of the
Books County Finals at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. Come
cheer on your favorite school team at the Youth Leadership
Building as they battle for county bragging rights.
Philip Gulley, best-selling inspirational author will also be
speaking at 6 p.m. on April 16 at the Extension building. Be
sure to call the library to reserve a spot for this free event at
419-399-2032.
The Bookmobile will celebrate National Bookmobile Day
on Wednesday, April 17 at the Chief parking lot in Paulding.
The Bookmobile will be on display from noon-7 p.m. and open
for tours. Regularly scheduled stops for that day will be can-
celed.
Visit the main historic Carnegie library in Paulding to regis-
ter for prizes during National Library Week and enjoy library
service that has been supported for over 100 years in Paulding
County!
Poll results
Results from last week’s poll
question on our website
www.progressnewspaper.org:
“Do you prefer Standard Time
or Daylight Saving Time?”
• 45% – Daylight Saving
Time
• 25% – Keep time changes
twice a year
• 20% – It doesn’t matter –
pick one and keep it the same
year-round
• 10% – Standard Time
Visit our website and cast
your vote in this week’s poll
question.
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APRIL SPECIAL
DONATES TO NEW PARK – Werlor Waste Management & Control has donated $1,000 toward
the Herb Monroe Community Park. Here, Werlor owner Casey Wertz (left) is thanked for the do-
nation by Leadership In Action (LIA) class member Greg Good from Cooper Farms. Donations
continue to come in for the future green space, to be located at the corner of Jackson and Main
streets in downtown Paulding. The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s LIA class is responsible
for raising the funds.
CLUB DONATES TO BALL ASSOCIATION – Maneca Huner (back row, left), representing The
Wetzel Motorcycle Club, presents a generous donation to Joel Parrett and Mandy Woods, repre-
senting the Oakwood Ball Association. The donation will be used for park improvements. Also
pictured are, front row from left – Jocelynn Parrett, Jalynn Parrett, Hailee Huner, Jack Woods and
Sam Woods.
What has big whiskers and is found on Easter morning, but isn’t the Easter Bunny? Danny
Sutton of Paulding went for a morning walk at the reservoir on Sunday and came across this
sight. He went home and got his camera because he had never seen a catfish this big out of our
reservoir – it was approximately 10 inches across the head and over 3 feet in length. Sutton be-
lieves it’s from winter kill and just floated to the shoreline.
Wassenberg Art Center
announces spring classes
VAN WERT – The
Wassenberg Art Center an-
nounces their new line up of
classes for the spring quarter.
Classes are available for
adults and youth and include
summer studio camps for
young people of all ages.
To enroll in classes or
workshops, call the Wassen-
berg Art Center at 419-238-
6837, email
info@wassenbergartcenter.or
g or visit the website: wassen-
bergartcenter.org.
The Wassenberg Art Center
is located at 643 S. Washing-
ton St. in Van Wert.
Classes are as follows.
• Animé/Manga (ages 12
and up), April 6, 13, 20, 27,
from 10 a.m.-noon. Instruc-
tor: Matt Temple.
• Drawing on the Right
(adult) April 8, 15, 22, 29
from 10 a.m.–noon. Instruc-
tor: Pat Rayman.
• Classic Watercolors
(adult) April 9, 16, 23, 30
from 10 a.m.–noon. Instruc-
tor: Pat Rayman.
• Action Acrylics (18-130)
May 6, 13, 20, 27 from 6:30–
8:30 p.m. Instructor: Pat Ray-
man.
• More Classic Watercolors
(adult) May 7, 14, 21, 28,
from 10 a.m.–noon. Instruc-
tor: Pat Rayman.
• Restorative Yoga (adult)
May 7, 14, 21, 28, from 6–7
p.m. Instructor: Carla Nib-
lick. Please bring a yoga mat
and always check with your
doctor before starting a new
exercise program.
• All Weekend Scrapbook-
ing Crop! May 10, 6–10 p.m.;
May 11, 9 a.m.–midnight;
May 12 9 a.m.–5 p.m. All
proceeds benefit the Wassen-
berg Art-fitter campaign to
benefit the renovation of the
Wassenberg’s new location.
• Even More Classic Wa-
tercolors (adult) June 4, 11,
18, 25, from 10 a.m.–noon.
Instructor: Pat Rayman.
• Sgraffito Ceramic Carv-
ing (Ages 18 to 130), June 5,
12, 19, 26, 10 a.m.–noon. In-
structor: Matt Temple.
• Summer Animal Art Stu-
dio (ages 5-7) June 12, 13,
19, 20, 26, 27, from 10–11:30
a.m. Instructor: Diane Ben-
dele.
• Summer Animal Art Stu-
dio (ages 8 and up) June 12,
13, 19, 20, 26, 27, from
12:30–2:30 p.m. Instructor:
Diane Bendele.
• Tom Lynch Watercolor
Seminar, Aug. 6, 7, 8, 9. An
intense watercolor workshop
by popular and world
renowned watercolorist, Tom
Lynch. Learn secrets to
achieving bold and innova-
tive watercolor effects.
[New wound care clinic opens at ProMedica Defiance
DEFIANCE – ProMedica an-
nounces the opening of a wound care
clinic at the ProMedica Defiance Re-
gional Hospital.
Patients will be seen at the clinic,
located in the Medical Office Build-
ing at 1250 Ralston Ave., every other
Friday. Physicians Truman Weigand,
M.D., F.A.C.S. and Stan Dajczack,
M.D. are specially trained to diag-
nose and provide wound sufferers
with comprehensive treatment plans
to alleviate symptoms and facilitate
healing.
ProMedica Wound Care treats in-
dividuals with hard-to-heal wounds
caused by diabetes, poor circulation,
pressure sores or other medical prob-
lems. The wound clinic at DRH pro-
vides a full complement of
diagnostics and treatment for wound
sufferers. Treatments may include
behavior modification techniques,
traditional medical treatments, or ad-
vanced surgical treatments if neces-
sary.
Areas of specialization include
pressure ulcers/wounds, delayed
wound closure, burn wound manage-
ment, lymphedema, and many more.
Physicians and nurses will work with
referring physicians to create a spe-
cialized plan of care for the patient.
Many health plans cover wound
care treatment. To schedule an ap-
pointment at the DRH wound care
clinic call 419-783-6931 or speak
with your physician for a referral.
For more information about wound
care or DRH, visit
www.promedica.org or call 419-783-
6955.
Library board
sets meetings
PAULDING – The Pauld-
ing County Carnegie Library
Board of Trustees regular
April meeting has been
moved to Monday, April 15 at
6 p.m. The regular meeting
date, Tuesday, April 16 will
feature best-selling inspira-
tional author, Philip Gulley, at
the Paulding County Exten-
sion Building.
The board of trustees fi-
nance committee will meet at
1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 11.
Both board and finance meet-
ing will be held at the main
historic Carnegie library in
Paulding.
12A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Garrett Fisher - Miss Brimmer - Oakwood Elementary
Phil’s Diner
Downtown Oakwood • 419-594-3330
Dine-In or Carry-out
Matthew Henry - Mrs. Troyer - Paulding Elementary
925 W. Gasser Rd.
Paulding, OH 45879
419-399-4050
Boston Dunderman - Mrs. Mabis - Antwerp Elementary
Mercer Landmark, Inc.
Antwerp – 419-258-8465 • Grover Hill – 419-587-3334 • Payne – 419-263-2351
Grant Baumle - Mr. Linder - Divine Mercy
Mercer Landmark, Inc.
Antwerp – 419-258-8465 • Grover Hill – 419-587-3334 • Payne – 419-263-2351
Emma Zielke - Mrs. Mabis - Antwerp Elementary
Mercer Landmark, Inc.
Antwerp – 419-258-8465 • Grover Hill – 419-587-3334 • Payne – 419-263-2351
Cooperative selects
new trustees
PAULDING – Two incum-
bents were returned to their
seats on the Paulding-Putnam
Electric Cooperative Board of
Trustees during the coopera-
tive’s 76th annual meeting on
Saturday, March 16, at the co-
operative office.
Re-elected to serve District
2 in Van Wert County was
Ronald Neiswander of Con-
voy, and re-elected to serve
District 4 covering parts of
Paulding and Defiance coun-
ties was Karl “Bud” Koenig
of Paulding.
Steve McMichael was
named the new trustee for
District 5, which covers por-
tions of Allen County in Indi-
ana. Ronald Ehinger, who
had been serving District 5,
decided not to run for re-elec-
tion and no other candidates
submitted nominating peti-
tions prior to the filing dead-
line. McMichael was
appointed by the board fol-
lowing steps spelled out in
the cooperative’s code of reg-
ulations.
CEO/general manager
George Carter talked about
the Paulding-Putnam’s mis-
sion statement, saying that
the cooperative will provide
electric rates that are “fair and
reasonable.” He said Pauld-
ing-Putnam’s rates are fair
and lower than the state aver-
age.
“We are cost based. We
look at the actual cost to pro-
vide service to your home and
base our rates on that cost,”
Carter said. “We don’t add
any profit margin for out-of-
state shareholders.”
Carter also talked about
value – value for the energy
dollar. He asked the members
present if they felt they re-
ceived a good value for the
money they paid for electric-
ity. Carter compared the aver-
age daily cost of electricity
with various products one
could purchase for the same
price and then asked for vol-
unteers to have their power
disconnected for one day in
exchange for a product for the
same cost. No one was will-
ing to take him up on his
offer.
“Price is what you pay –
value is what you get,” Carter
said.
During his address to mem-
bers, board president John
Saxton asked that co-op
members to step forward and
be brave, emulating the pio-
neering members who cre-
ated the cooperative.
“We must continue to tell
the younger generations
about the cooperatives. Many
think of us as just another
power company,” Saxton
said. “You see we have ene-
mies out there today. There
are those who would force us
to use energy sources that
could double or triple your
electric rates.”
Saxton asked members to
join ACRE Co-op Owners for
Political Action to fight for
affordable rates and help push
Washington and Columbus in
the right direction.
Secretary-treasurer Gary
Hayden told the meeting that
PPEC strives to control costs
and keep electric bill afford-
able. The total operating ex-
penses increased just over 1.5
percent in 2012 demonstrat-
ing the board and manage-
ment’s commitment to con-
trolling costs.
Hayden added that the
board remains committed to
improving service by replac-
ing old and outdated electric
lines and aggressively cutting
trees. Improving member re-
liability while controlling
costs is a difficult task, but
one that the cooperative is
committed to achieving, he
said.
George Carter announced
the 2013 scholarship winners
during the meeting. Carrie
Gerding (Kalida High
School) and John Schaub
(Ottawa-Glandorf High
School) earned the first-place
awards. Logan Gable (Ot-
toville High School) and
Emma Scheumann (Heritage
High School) were the sec-
ond-place winners, Jennifer
Leis (Miller City High
School) and Caleb Blanke-
meyer (Vantage Career Center)
were the third-place winners
and Brandi Gerschutz was
named the at-large winner.
Paulding-Putnam also
named the winners of the
Youth Tour to Washington,
D.C. Alexander Horstman
(Ottoville) and Jessica
Schmenk (Miller City) will
represent the cooperative on
this year’s trip.
The approximately 650
members present at the meet-
ing were welcomed by Pauld-
ing-Putnam employees and
were given a gift bag of prod-
ucts produced by area vendors.
Paulding-Putnam Electric
Cooperative serves nearly
13,000 members in Paulding,
Putnam, Defiance, Van Wert
and Allen counties.
Beginning three-year terms on the Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees
are, from left – Steve McMichael, Bud Koenig and Ron Neiswander.
THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES TO PUERTO RICO – A group of Paulding County res-
idents recently flew to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they boarded the cruise ship “Brilliance of the
Seas” and toured the southern Caribbean. Ports of call included St. Thomas, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe,
Antigua, St. Croix and San Juan. The group included from left - Kathy Lanz, Rod Laukhuf, Rick Plum-
mer, Edie Laukhuf, Denise Plummer, Kerry Lanz, Tam Stoller, Alice Manz Widmer and Jim Stoller. Their
source for exclusive Paulding County news? The Paulding County Progress! Are you headed to some
distant, exotic destination? Take the Progress along with your camera and send a photo and a little
information about your trip to progress@progressnewspaper.org.
ELECTED OFFICIALS SUPPORT LIA PROJECT – Paulding County Treasurer Lou Ann Wan-
nemacher, Recorder Carol Temple and Clerk of Courts Ann Pease are shown presenting a dona-
tion to the Herb Monroe Community Park. Receiving the contribution is Ron Williamson, LIA
fund-raising chair and food service program director at the Paulding County Senior Center. Ex-
citement is in the air as groundbreaking for Phase I nears. Donations are still being accepted.
Checks should be made out to “Friends of the Paulding Chamber” and mailed to Paulding Cham-
ber of Commerce, Attention: Herb Monroe Community Park, 220 N. Main St. Paulding OH 45879.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Paulding County Progress – 13A
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Among those celebrating March birthdays at the Paulding County Senior Center were, front
from left – Joan Buchman, Ann May, Mary Ellen Clark; back – Doris Phlipot, Rae McMichael,
Anna Bigelow.
CASINO TRIP APRIL 15 – The Paulding County Senior Center will be hosting a casino trip to
Hollywood Casino in Perrysburg on Monday, April 15. Anyone 21 years of age or older is wel-
come to join the chartered bus trip and enjoy the fun. Bus leaves the center at 8 a.m. The $35
cost includes motor coach transportation, $20 in complimentary slot money and fun and games
during the bus ride. Please mail payment to the Paulding County Senior Center at 401 E.
Jackson St., Paulding, OH 45879, Attn: Marsha. Checks should be made to the PCSC Steering
Committee. Sign up early to guarantee a seat! Proceeds from this trip will benefit the 2013 van
campaign. Call 419-399-3650 for more information.
Others celebrating their March birthdays at the Paulding
County Senior Center included, from left – Joyce Creek, Louise
Grant; back – Mildred Noggle, George Underwood.
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this page?
Call the
sponsors on
this page and
tell them!
If you would
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on this page,
Call
419-399-4015
Wednesday, April 3
Roasted Chicken, Redskin Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Mixed Fruit,
Cake, W.W. Bread
Thursday, April 4
Beef Stew, Betty Salad, Orange Juice, Chocolate Pudding, Biscuit
Friday, April 5
Beef Lasagna, Brussel Sprouts, Cinnamon Applesauce,
Fruit Crisp, Cheesy Garlic Bread
Monday, April 8
BBQ Rib Sandwich, Butter Beans, Spinach, Tropical Fruit
Tuesday, April 9
Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables,
Apricots, Cookie, Dinner Roll
Wednesday, April 10
Chicken Salad Sand., Bean Soup, Orange Juice,
Perfection Salad, Crackers
Thursday, April 11
Baked Pork Chop, Baked Potato, Carrots, Grapes & Pineapple,
W.W. Bread
Friday, April12
Swiss Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Peas & Onions, Fruit Cocktail,
Cake, W.W. Bread
Monday, April 15
Pepper Steak w/Rice, Scandanavian Blend, Apple Juice,
Tropical Fruit, Dinner Roll
Tuesday, April 16
Cabbage Roll Casserole over Rice, Fruit Crisp,
Grape Juice, Dinner Roll
Wednesday, April 17
Beef Stroganoff over Egg Noodles, Brussel Sprouts,
Apricots, Banana, Dinner Roll
Thursday, April 18
Pork Cutlet, Cheesy Mash Potatoes, Cauliflower, Sherbet,
Apple Cranberry Salad, Dinner Roll
Friday, April 19
Liver & Onions, Mashed Potatoes, Wax Beans, Apple Juice,
Tropical Fruit, Roll, Liver Alt: Swiss Steak
Monday, April 22
Hamburger Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Carrots, Ambrosia,
Fruit Slush, Biscuit
Tuesday, April 23
BBQ Pork Sand., Potato Salad, Coleslaw,
Pineapple, Orange & Banana Cup
Wednesday, April 24
Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole,
Pears, Cookie Bar, W.W. Bread
Thursday, April 25
Brd. Pork Cutlet, Mashed Potatoes, California Blend,
Grapes, Cookie, Dinner Roll
Friday, April 26
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Tossed Salad, Hot Fruit,
Cheesy Garlic Bread
Monday, April 29
Turkey & Cheese on Rye, Chicken Vegetable Soup, Coleslaw,
Cinnamon Diced Apples, Crackers
Tuesday, April 30
Smoked Sausage, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut,
Banana, Tomato Juice, Dinner Roll
Paulding County Senior Center
401 E. Jackson St., Paulding
Served 11:30 a.m. Mon.–Fri. • Reservations: 419-399-3650
This Menu Is Sponsored
By Ohio Gas.
Professional Chefs Prefer
Cooking With Natural Gas.
GALA MENU
April 2013
50 years or older? Want to
start your own business?
TOLEDO – Area residents age 50 and
older are invited to attend a Toledo Encore
Entrepreneur Mentor Month Workshop
Monday, April 29. Free counseling will be
available on April 30 to workshop partici-
pants.
This is a free workshop designed for
entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs
who are 50-plus years of age.
Learn about the counseling, capital and
contracting programs available through the
U.S. Small Business Administration
(SBA). Participants will also hear directly
from Northwest Ohio SCORE and the
Ohio Small Business Development Center
at the Toledo Regional Chamber of
Commerce about the resources available to
begin and grow a small business.
The event will be held from 10:30 a.m.-
noon April 29 at the Toledo Chamber of
Commerce, 300 Madison Avenue, 8th
Floor, Toledo. Register at
http://events.sba.gov/eventmanagement/E
ventListing.aspx?state=OH
Read ‘Senior
Times’ April 24
The Paulding County
Progress is getting ready to
publish our annual “Senior
Times,” geared toward
today’s senior citizens who
are living longer, healthier
and more active lives. We will
highlight the benefits of
growing older and how to
enjoy the freedom that retire-
ment brings. The section will
be included in our April 24
edition. Don’t miss it!
Senior center
tai chi classes
PAULDING – Paulding
County Senior Center will
begin free tai chi classes on
May 1 and continuing through
July 24. The weekly sessions
will be held from 10:30 a.m.-
noon. Phone 419-399-3650 to
register.
This program is led by a
senior and designed for the
mature population. Tai chi
teaches balance, body align-
ment, coordination, postural
stability, lower extremity
strength and therapeutic move-
ments.
The best place to find it,
sell it, buy it and announce it.
To place your ad in the Reminder,
call 419-399-4015.
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419 W. Ervin Rd.
Van Wert, OH 45891
EVERYTHING WE TOUCH....TURNS TO SOLD!
Realty & Auctioneers, Inc.
419-238-9733
800-727-2021
32c2
ABSOLUTE FARM AUCTION
Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 10 AM
Sale Location: Divine Mercy Catholic Church; 303
S. Monroe St., Antwerp, OH
Farm Location: Paulding County; Carryall
Township; Sections 2 & 11; 4 miles east of Indiana,
4 miles north of Antwerp, 4 miles south of Hicksville;
Immediately east of SR 49
182 ACRES—3 PARCELS
PARCEL 1: Paulding County; Carryall Township;
Section 2; 77.320--New Survey; Road frontage on
Road 230; All tillable except for road frontage &
small creek; Soil types are mostly Latty Silty Clay,
Latty Silty Clay Loam, and Nappanee Loam; Farm
has older clay tile
PARCEL 2: Paulding County; Carryall Township;
Section 2; 79.208--New Survey; Road frontage on
Road 230; All tillable except for road frontage; Soil
types are mostly Latty Silty Clay, Latty Silty Clay
Loam, and Nappanee Loam; Farm has older clay tile
PARCEL 3: Paulding County; Carryall Township;
Section 11; 25.744--New Survey; NE corner of
Road 220 & Road 45; all tillable except for road
frontage; Good outlet; Soil types are mostly Latty
Silty Clay Loam and Nappanee Silty Clay Loam;
Farm has older clay tile
ALL SELL TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER(S)
www.straleyrealty.com
TERMS: $20,000 deposit per parcel; Balance due
on or before May 14, 2013; Trustee Deed(s) award-
ed; 2012 taxes to be paid; Buyer to receive 2013
Cash Rent payment and pay 2013 taxes; Possession
upon fall 2013 harvest or December 31, 2013;
Seller to pay transfer tax and survey fees; Farms to
be sold via the Mulit-Parcel Method—individually
then in any/all combinations requested
SELLER: The Frieda I. Gordon Family Trust (by) Mr.
Len P. Gordon—Trustee; Mr. Aaron Baker, Attorney,
Keister & Baker Law Office, Van Wert
AUCTIONEERS: Chester M. Straley (Sale Manager)
100 East Jackson St., Paulding, Ohio
419-399-4444
www.straleyrealestateinc.com
STRALEY REAL ESTATE
PLEASE CALL
Carolyn Straley @ 419-769-1352 or 419-399-3721,
Matt Straley @ 419-785-5161 or Rudy Straley @ 419-769-8996
for information concerning buying, qualifying for loan or selling
QUALITY CONSTRUCTED describes this 3 bedroom 3 bath
home built by John Herzig with almost 2600 sq. ft. of living area,
setting on a two and one quarter acre site. Inside the home
there's 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, family room with wood burning brick
fireplace, formal dining room, private living room with trey ceiling,
spacious eat in kitchen with lots of cabinets and appliances, car-
pet & ceramic floor covering, heat pump and central air plus
more. Outside the home is all brick, there's a pond toward the
rear of the site, an attached garage that measures approx. 1273
sq. ft. in size which is larger then many houses and can be used
for a workshop, storage or parking for up to 4 vehicles. Mr. Herzig
who is a master builder and stonemason used only the best of
materials and quality workmanship in the building of the home.
There's much more visible intricate items that can be seen in the
building of this home such as the interior, exterior, the crawl
space area and the attic area. Listing #344
NEW LISTING A 3 bedroom, 2 bath home built in 2000 with
1500 sq. ft. living area, equipped kitchen, central air, attached
garage, and rear patio/deck surrounded by large yard. Located
less than 2 miles north of the Paulding School. $115,000. #316
NEW PRICE 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located on a corner lot in
Latty, built in 1970 and remodeled in 1997. Now listed at
$49,500. #346
NEW PRICE: 3 bedroom home with 1.5 baths situated on 1.75
acres, has central air, dining room, basement, 2 car garage, and
small barn. Located on Paulding's south side. Now $77,900 #341
BUILDING SITES: Two to choose from-One is 2.296 Acres, the
other is 1.928 Acres located just west of the intersection of Road
107 & 132 approx. one half mile south of the Paulding County
Hospital. Listings #348 & 349
FOLTZ REALTY
Donald K. Foltz, II - Broker: 106 N. Williams St. Paulding
www.foltzrealty.com • 419-399-2347
REALTORS: Tim Boss 419-769-0823, Maurie Wannemacher 419-769-9090
Christine Hartman 419-506-1017
#2802 13771 Rd.
162 Paulding: All mod-
ern, 1650 sq. ft. 3 BR,
1 1/2 Bath, Ranch
home with 70x30
heated & air condi-
tioned metal building,
large pond all on 2
acres within 2 miles of
Paulding. $174,900
Seller says " MOVE
IT ". Call Maurie
#2818 14334 Rd.77
Antwerp: Completely
remodeled 3 Br, 2 Ba,
home on 5 acres w/
electric forced air heat,
crawl space & appli-
ances remain with
home. Call Don
$79,900
#2783 PRICE RE-
DUCED 138 N. Main
St. Payne: Great busi-
ness opportunity &
location. Concrete
building 33' x 100'.
City water & sewer
with natural gas. Good
location across from
Marathon station. Call
Maurie $50,000
Open to offer!
#2804 5809 SR 500
Payne: Nice 3 Br., 1
3/4 Ba. Home in
country with hard-
wood floors in living
room and bedrooms,
vinyl siding, attached
garage and 36'x 24'
building w/ concrete
floor. Call Maurie
$50,000
#2821 NEW LISTING!
7705 Front St.
Broughton: Factory
built home offering 3
BR., 2 baths and nice
family room w/fireplace.
40'x60' Morton Building
all insulated, concrete
floor, 220 electric,
12'x16' and 16'x18'
overhead doors.
$129,900 Call Maurie
#2819 REDUCED!
401 W. Canal St.
Antwerp: Nice 3 Br, 2
Ba, brick & vinyl sided
home with 2 car at-
tached garage on a cor-
ner lot in Antwerp. City
water and sanitary
sewer on a crawl space.
Call Don $79,900
CHECK OUR NEW WEBSITE @ foltzrealty.com
TOUR THESE
COUNTRY
HOMES!
1 - 2:00 PM...13617 Rd 115 (Emerald Rd) -1612 sq. ft., 4 Bdrm, 2
Baths, lg. Deck & Gazebo; formal dining, bsmt. (partially finished);
Major Remodeling in 2007 (Roof, vinyl siding, replacement windows &
C/A )....................................................................................... $105,900
1 - 2:00 PM... 9574 SR 500 - 3 Bdrm, 1-1/2 Baths, partial bsmt., C/A .
Open floor plan w/eat-in kitchen, family room w/ fireplace, patio/wood
deck; lg. master bedroom w/half bath......................................$139,900
1 - 2:00 PM... 9056 Rd. 8 (from Cecil take Rd. 105 N. across Cecil
bridge for 2 mi., then W on Rd. 8 for 4 miles.) - 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath home,
C/A, deck, 1.8 Acres, 28 x 40 bldg........................................New Price
2 - 3:00 PM... 9255 Rd 98 - 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home, 3.5 Acres, 2-Car
Garage, plus newer 4-Car pole type Garage w/ upstairs Rec room; stocked
pond; etc. New Price ................................................................$159,000
2:30 - 3:30 PM...18367 Road 60 (Grover Hill) SR 127S to Rd 60 then
E on Rd 60 - 1,910 sq.ft.; 4 Bdrm, 2 Bath All Brick 2003 home, wood
laminate & ceramic flooring, Anderson double-hung tip-in windows; 2
Car garage & 34 X 24 bldg; .....................................................$172,500
GORRELL BROS., 1201 N. Williams, Paulding, OH
Hosted by: Sandra Mickelson & Tamyra Humes (419) 506-1015 and
Don Gorrell (419) 399-7699 & Joe DenHerder (419) 769-7684
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
TH
, 2013
Auction
Thurs., April 11
6:00 P.M.
3 Parcels From 23 acres to 52 acres
Farm Location: Northeast edge of Paulding, OH - From McDonalds at
the north edge of Paulding on Rt. 127 go east 1/2 mi. on Dooley Drive to
Emerald Rd; Turn north on Emerald Rd. & go 1/2 mi. to Rd. 154 (John-
son Rd.); Then east on Johnson Rd. for 1/4 mi. -watch for auction signs
Auction Parcel 1 —52.462 acres with frontage on Johnson Rd.... 48+-
tillable acres with Emerald Acres to the west, Auction Parcel 2 to the south
and Auction Parcel 3 to east.... USDA soil survey indicates a mixture of
Latty and Nappanee type soils ...... There is a .67 acre CRP filter strip on
Parcel 1 and Buyer will succeed to the CRP contract.
Inspection: A Gorrell Bros. Representative will be at Auction Parcel
1 on Sat., March 30th from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 P.M. with an ATV util-
ity vehicle
Auction Parcel 2 — 23.112+- acres of wooded, recreational land with
Flat Rock Creek meandering through it.... Much seclusion and close to
Paulding ... This parcel includes a lot in the southeast corner of Emerald
acres at the intersection of Helen St. and Dennis St. that is the access - the
lot has city water & sewer and concrete slab.
Call or Stop In The Office For Survey, Aerial Map & Information
Auction Parcel 3 — 50.326+- acres of wooded, recreational land ... Ac-
cess to this parcel is at the southeast corner of the parcel from a small area
that has frontage on C-l 11 at the curve near the old County Home .... It is
very difficult to enter with a small amount of frontage along the curve in
the road -- once you enter, the surroundings consist of trees, brush, logs,
water & wildlife - stop in the office for information
Auction Location: Gorrell Bros. Auction Facility At 1201 N. Williams
St., Paulding, OH. Auction Procedure: Multi Parcel Bidding with the
bidder able to bid on one, all, or any combination of Auction Parcels Terms:
$5,000 earnest money for each parcel on the day of auction; balance due at
closing on or before May 11, 2013 upon delivery of warranty deeds and cer-
tificate of title. Possession: At closing - buyer farms the land for 2013 Seller:
Horizon Land I, LTD - Dale E. Duncan, Member .... Gorrell Bros. Auc-
tioneers; Don Gorrell, Sale Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker; Sandra
Mickelson - Aaron Timm - Nolan Shisler- Auctioneers
126 Acres
Paulding, OH
Wooded
Recreational
Hunting
Farm Land
1991 Redmond Lakeside 16x80 - 3 bedroom mobile
home with 2 bathrooms, kitchen & living room....The
mobile home roof “could use some coating to really
look sharp” -- the inside has been updated and might
fool you .... Nice garage/shop with storage building
that Roger used to store & repair his equipment ....
Investors, speculators, money makers are welcome -
probably the price range of many used pickup trucks
.... Terms: $500 earnest money; balance due at clos-
ing on or before May 3, 2013 (Roger L. Eagleson Es-
tate owns the mobile home and Roger’s mother -
Betty L. Copsey owns the real estate with both mo-
bile home and real estate selling as one offering) ....
Auctioneer’s Note: Furniture, household, tools,
vehicles, lawn & garden of the Roger L. Eagleson
Estate sells on Wed., April 3 at 5:00 P.M. at Gor-
rell Bros. Auction Facility - watch this paper for
ad or call the office at 419-399-4066 or visit our
web site @ www.gorrellbros-paulding.com ....
Seller: Roger L. Eagleson Estate, Kendra Kauser,
Adm., Pldg Co. Probate Crt Case 20121120,
David A. Hyman, Attorney & Betty L. Copsey ....
Don Gorrell, Auction Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Bro-
ker; Aaron Timm - Sandra Mickelson - Nolan
Shisler, Auctioneers
Auction
3 BR Mobile Home & Garage
Large Corner Lot
Wed. April 3 – 4:00 P.M.
Location: 502 Sugar St., Paulding, OH
Open Inspections: 4 P.M. to 5 P.M.
Thurs., March 28
29c1
1998 Ford Windstar Mini Van (odometer shows
87,000+- miles) - Tony R. Billman Trust..... Large
Amount Of Glassware & Related(remaining glass-
ware from William D. Weber, Sr. Estate) plus glass-
ware, collectibles, etc. from three other estates
including many pieces of Ruby Red & Queen Mary
Depression..... Large sets of Currier & Ives, Wheat Pat-
tern Sets, 100+ pieces Wedgewood, etc., etc., etc.....
Collector & Decorator Plates..... Baby Cradles and Re-
lated..... Over 50 Beer advertising signs, lights, etc.,
etc., etc..... Over 70 Pocket Knives including Parker,
Imperial, Camillus, Germany, Hammer Brand,
Sheffield..... Knife display case..... Postcards..... Old
Ionians..... 45 & LP records ..... Etc., etc., etc. Bedroom
suite..... Curio Cabinet..... Sofas..... Decorator items.....
Holiday items..... Side Chairs .... End tables & other
tables..... Lights & lamps..... TV Stand & Other Stands
..... TV's..... 15 Sauder style Book Shelves..... Kitchen
Table..... Small electric organ..... Baby crib, cradle,
swing, bed and related..... Dressers and night stands.....
Pots, Pans, Dishes & Related .... 3 Wagons Full Of
Hand Tools, Garage Items & Related..... Many Lawn
Ornaments, Etc., Etc., Etc..... Very Partial Listing - 2
Auction Rings ... Inspection Fri., April 12 from 3 P.M.
to 5 P.M. and day of auction beginning at 8:30 A.M.....
Terms: Cash or approved check day of auction; VISA,
Master Card or Discover Card..... For photos & more
detailed list watch this paper, visit our web site @
www.gorrellbros.com or call for free brochure..... Sell-
ers: William D. Weber, Sr. Estate, Defiance Co. Pro-
bate Crt. Case 17362, Carol Maag, Ex., Stan Yoder,
Attorney - & - Frances Litzenberg - & - Tony R.
Billman Trust, Jutly Billman, Trustee, Floyd Ramsier,
Attorney -&- Dee Huston.... Gorrell Bros. Auction-
eers - Don Gorrell, Larry Gorrell, Matthew Bow-
ers, Aaron Timm, Sandra Mickelson, Nolan Shisler
Large Auction
Sat, April 13 @ 10:00 A.M.
Glassware - Beer Advertising
Pocket Knives - Collectibles
Household - Tools
1998 Ford Windstar Van
LOCATION: Gorrell Bros. Auction Facility -
1201 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH
2005 Ford Freestar Mini Van (081632 +- Miles) -
Roger Eagleson Estate...... 1991 Chevy S14 Pick Up
Truck - Roger Eagleson......1998 Ford F 250 (075,980
+- Miles) consigned by Village of Paulding...... Large
Amount Of Shop & Hand Tools & Lawn & Gar-
den — variety of ammunition...... Steel traps......
Clean Troy Bilt Bronco riding mower...... Wheel
Horse 310-B riding mower .... Huskee 20 HP riding
mower...... Wheel Horse Raider 12 riding mower
parts...... Snow Mobile .... Huskee 5HP snow blower
...... Craftsman 6 spd 46" cut lawn tractor...... small
gas engine...... Several push mowers...... garden
seeder...... Orchard sprayer...... rakes, shovels, hoes,
trimmers, saws, blowers, etc., etc., etc...... Several bi-
cycles...... Honda Rear Tine Tiller...... Tandem axle
implement trailer...... over 4 wagons full of shop and
hand tools and related items including Sanborn 1 HP
air compressor...... Magna & Shop Master Table Saws
...... 1300 PSI pressure washer...... 6" grinder...... 14"
cut off saw...... Delta sander...... Craftsman Router......
Delta 12" miter saw...... DeWalt Power Shop electric
saw...... Sears 12" Band Saw...... Cummins & Master
Mechanic Drill Presses...... Several tool boxes ....
Wrenches, pliers, etc., etc...... Nuts, bolts, clamps,
parts...... Battery charger ...... chains .... Several lawn
and patio furniture sets .... Gas grills .... Lawn orna-
ments...... visit our web site or call for brochure......
Household and Furniture including 2 Armoires......
2 gun cabinets...... bedroom suites...... Computer
Desk...... Curio Cabinetv.... Sofas...... Small kitchen
appliances...... Decorator items .... Side Chairs .... End
tables...... lamps...... TV Stand & Other Stands......
TV's...... Book Shelves...... Kitchen Table...... Dressers
and night stands...... Office Equipment From Dr.
Beatty's office including (5) 4 drawer metal file cab-
inets ... horizontal file cabinet.... 2 small file cabi-
nets...... desk...... desk chairs & side chairs...... Wall
panels...... Apt or office refrigerator...... Microwave
Small water heater......Very Partial Listing - 2 Auc-
tion Rings...... Inspection the week prior to the auc-
tion from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. and auction day
...... Terms: Cash or approved check day of auction;
VISA, Master Card or Discover Card...... For photos
& more detailed list visit our web site @ www,gor-
rellbros.comSellers: Roger Eagleson Estate, Pauld-
ing Co. Probate Crt Case 20121160, Kendra Kauser,
Ex., David A. Hyman, Attorney - and - Frances
Litzenberg - Tony R. Billman Trust - and - other con-
signors...... Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers - Don Gor-
rell, Larry Gorrell, Matthew Bowers, Aaron
Timm, Sandra Mickelson, Nolan Shisler
Spring Equipment Auction
Wed., April 3 @ 5:00 P.M.
Lawn & Garden & Riding Mowers
Shop & Hand Tools
2005 Ford Freestar Mini Van
1991 Chevy S14 Pickup
1998 Ford F-250
Office Equipment & Household
LOCATION: Gorrell Bros. Auction Facility -
1201 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH
Come and join our team!
We are opening a new 24 hour home
and need you to make a difference in
the lives of individuals with develop-
mental disabilities. Services include
personal care assistance, community
activities, and daily living skills for vary-
ing levels of disabilities. We are offer-
ing flexible schedules, overnights, 24
hour shifts, and/or some weekends.
Must have a high school diploma or
GED, valid driver’s license, and clean
background record. Due to company
vehicle insurance requirement, appli-
cants must be 21 years old. The job
openings are in Putnam County.
Please call Deb at 419-986-6290.
EOE / DFWP 32c2
Due to growing customer demand,
Hornish Bros. Inc. of Defiance, OH,
has immediate openings and is
currently accepting applications for
COMPANY DRIVERS and OWNER
OPERATORS to run van and flatbed
trailers in the Great Lakes area and 48
states. We provide a competitive
wage, assigned and well-maintained
equipment, health, vision and dental
insurance, direct deposit and paid
vacations. If you have a Class A CDL
and at least 2 years experience then
call 1-800-334-2231 Mon-Fri 7-3:30
and ask for Recruiting. E.O.E.
32c2
HELP WANTED
Full Time Positions Available
Cooper Hatchery, Inc. has full time positions available on our turkey
farms located in the Oakwood, Paulding, and Venedocia area.
• All positions are day shift
• Full insurance benefits available after 90 days including dental,
vision, life and health.
• Full time positions start at $9.00 an hour with increases at
3, 6 & 12 months possible.
• Benefits include gainsharing bonuses, profit-sharing bonuses
and wellness programs.
Apply online at www.cooperfarms.com or in person at
10731 State Route 66 Oakwood, OH 45873
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14A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, April 3, 2013
PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD
QUICKLY...EASILY...
JUST PHONE 419-399-4015
$125 QUEEN PILLOWTOP
MATTRESS SET. New in
plastic, can deliver 260-493-
0805. 29p4
FOR THE LATEST NEWS
updates, check our website
any day of the week at
www.progressnewspaper.org
. Unlimited access is free to
current Progress subscribers
- call 419-399-4015 or email
subscri pt i on@progress-
newspaper.org for password.
CENTRAL BOILER OUT-
DOOR FURNACES 25 year
warranty. Call today. 419-267-
5196. 19p52
YEARS AGO ANTIQUE
MALL, 108 W. Main Street,
Van Wert (419) 238-3362,
30+ Dealers. Closed Tues-
days. Buy & Sell. 27ctf
LAWN ROLLING, GARDEN
TILLING. Al Beamer 419-
399-5005 32c4
P&H MASONRY RESTORA-
TION & REPAIR Specialist.
Foundation,basement and
chimney repair or replace-
ments. Fully insured, Free Es-
timates 419-438-2101. 13ctf
*P&H MASONRY* Founda-
tion & Chimney Repairs,
Free Estimates. Peter
Ankney, 419-438-2101 36ctf
AL GRIFFITHS CONSTRUC
TION: Windows, light electri-
cal, drywall, siding, doors
and more. Call Al for your re-
pair or contruction needs.
419-506-2102 51ctf
ROOM FOR RENT. 1
BDRM., share full bath,
share whole house. Nice
area, large lawn. Telephone,
DISH, wifi & all utilities in-
cluded - plus more.
$390/mo., plus last month’s
deposit. Call Terry 419-770-
5267. 32p1
IN PAULDING - Whispering
Pines - 2 bdrm. Call 419-
506-2102, 419-670-4024 or
419-399-2419 8ctf
3 BDRM. 2 BATH HOME
$450 rent or own in Brent-
wood Community next to
Vagabond Restaurant 419-
388-9977. 43ctf
PAULDING STORAGE
CENTER: Now renting stor-
age units. Different sizes
available. Call 419-399-2419
for info. 18ctf
NOW LEASING: ONE &
TWO BEDROOM APART-
MENTS. Deposit & lease re-
quired. No pets. Please call
Straley Apts. at 419-399-
4444 or 419-399-3721 35ctf
PAULDING MINI STOR-
AGE UNITS. Located at
south side of Paulding on
US 127. Various sizes.
Please call 419-399-4444
or 419-399-3721 20ctf
REPLACING FOOTER AND
FOUNDATION - basement
repair floor leveling, roofing,
cement work. Call Bill Miner
419-596-3018 26p8
3 ACRE LOT $9,900, $500
DOWN, $119 mo.; 3 acre lot
with well, septic, electric and
driveway $29,900, $1,000
down, $325 mo. 828-884-
6627. 32ctf
768 N. CHERRY ST.. PAULD-
ING. Just Reduced. 3 bdrm., 2
full bath, beautiful oak floors, 2
fireplace, FR, Game Rm, full
dry basement. Too many up-
dates to mention, yet keeping
the home’s original character
and charm. I have listed my
home with Sandra Mickelson
of Gorrell Bros. Please contact
her for more information, 419-
506-1015 or www.gorrellbros-
paulding.com 22ptfn
IN HOME CAREGIVER FOR
ADULT CARE to
prepare/serve meals and light
housekeeping duties. Daytime
and evening hours. Experi-
ence preferred. References
required. Mail resume with ref-
erences to P.O. Box 222, Oak-
wood, OH 45873 32c3
MUST BE 18 YEARS OR
OLDER. LAZY? We don’t
need you! Large Company
looking for motivated men
and women to start immedi-
ately. We offer excellent in-
come, $500 per week p.c.p.
Awesome atmosphere, in-
centive based, vacation
packages, incentives and
bonuses. All training pro-
vided, advancement oppor-
tunities available. Call now
for interview. 419-785-
4510. 32p1
PAULDING AREA OFFICE
SEEKING part-time employee
with computer experience. Ac-
curacy and attention to detail a
must along with the ability to
enjoy working witht the public.
Please send resume to P.O.
Box 180R, Paulding, OH
45879. EOE 31c2
BROOKSIDE EXPRESS -
VALERO GAS Station/Con-
venience Store, Paulding is
now accepting applications
for opening & closing shifts.
Please apply in person,
Mon.-Fri., 9am-4pm. Appli-
cants must be neat, clean &
dressed in appropriate work
attire. 30c3
I WILL CARE FOR THE
ELDERLY in their home.
part-time or full-tiime. Best
references. Reasonable
Rates. Call 419-771-
7366. 31p2
COINS, ANTIQUES, OLD
KNIVES, postcards, OLD
toys, jewelry, watches,
stamps, estates. Ausin White
419-399-3353 28p7
$50.00 REWARD. Year 2000
Men’s Class ring from Pauld-
ing High School. Lost in the
area of house that used to be
at 820 W. Wayne St. in
Paulding. Ring has the ini-
tials ‘KWE’ on it. If you have
any information on this ring,
please call 419-399-4426.
Thank you! 31p2
CHARTER BUS TOURS.
Call for new fliers. Lots of day
and multi-day tours. April 27-
May 1—Norfolk, Virginia
Beach, Va. & Wash. DC Sur-
prises galore--$699. May 21
23—Niagara Falls, USA side
& Erie Canal--$449Evelyn’s
Excursions 877-771-4401
419-737-2055 Ivah
Lothamer—399-2386 32c2
DARK BLUE, FULL-SIZE
fiberglass truck cap for Ford
or Dodge, $75. Call 260-706-
1235. 32k1
2006 GMC CANYON CREW
CAB. 5 cyl., 83,000 miles,
very clean. $10,800. 419-
212-2349 31p2
FOR SALE
SERVICES
ANTIQUES
FOR RENT
LOTS FOR SALE
WORK WANTED
HOME FOR SALE
ELDERLY CARE
WANTED TO BUY
LOST
TRAVEL
FREE ZONE
HELP WANTED
TRUCKS
Pet Grooming
Large & Small
We do them all
Cats &
Dogs
*Bathing, Nails,
Glands & Grooming
Phone: 419-399-3389
S & S SANITATION
Serving Northwest Ohio
Roll-off containers available, Commercial
and Residential Clean-up
1-888-596-3805
20c8
M.L. Zehr Construction
The quality of our work speaks for itself and
will remain long after.
Metal Frame Buildings
Pole Barns
Commercial & Residential,
30+ years experience
Free Estimates
25720 Notestine Rd., Woodburn, IN 46797
(260) 433-5628 Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Decks • Fences • Gazebos
DECKS-N-PLACE
Defiance• 419-782-5514
Paulding• 419-399-2703
15804 St. Rt. 613
Paulding, OH 45879
Mark Holtsberry
TAZConstruction Services LLC
Tony Zartman
4376 Rd. 33, Payne, Ohio 45880
Ph. 419-263-2977
Customer Satisfaction Is Our Speciality
*Remodeling & New Construction
*Free Estimates
*Insured
1Co 10:31- whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
BUYERS OF SCRAP METALS
Check Out Our Prices Before You Sell!
Roll-Off Container Service
419-636-5215 • Bryan, Ohio
Mon.-Fri. 8am-4pm; Sat. 8am-12pm
12475 City Road H
NORTHWEST
RECYCLING
FITZENRIDER, INC
HEATING•AIR CONDITIONING•
REFRIGERATION•SHEET METAL
Cut your heating and cooling cost with a High
Efficiency Trane Heating and Cooling System.
827 Perry St.
Defiance, OH
Call 419-784-0828
Buckle Up * Drive Safely * Don’t Drink & Drive
Breakdown or
Mishap. Request
Gideon’s for all
your towing needs.
GIDEON’S
24/7 Towing
& Recovery
419-399-4242
Your business card will
publish twice per month in either the
Weekly Reminder or the Paulding
Progress at a cost of .........
Only $35.00 per month!
*Three month minimum.
“Your Alternative Heating Specialists”
RURAL ENERGY PRODUCTS, L.L.C.
9296 Van Wert - Willshire Rd.
Van Wert, Ohio 45891
1-800-546-3319
Fax: 1-419-232-4200
e-mail:
staywarm@earthlink.net
www.ruralenergyproducts.com
STOVES–INSERTS–FIREPLACES–FURNACES–BOILERS
• CORN
• COAL
• PELLETS
• GAS
• WOOD
KROUSE CHIROPRACTIC
110 West Oak, Payne
419-263-1393
FRIENDLY STAFF ~ AFFORDABLE CARE
SAME DAY APPOINTMNENT
CONVENIENT SCHEDULING
*MASSAGE THERAPY
MARSHA CROSS, LMT
AMBER COMBS, LMT
~Now Accepting New Patients~
~In Network with Most Insurances~
HERE’S MY CARD
DOG FOOD FOR SALE
Available at:
SMALLEY’S
BODY SHOP
Located 3 Miles South of
Antwerp on the corner of
SR 49 and 111
Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 or
by Phone at 419-258-2584
Don’t miss out on the best deal around! Call 419-399-4015
GUN
REBLUING &
REPAIR
Thinking of building a new home,
updating an older home?
NEW HOMES, EXPERIENCED IN
ALL PRICE RANGES.
Room additions and remodel projects.
Local contractor • Local prices
Give me a call
Steve Denning with
DENNING
HOME IMPROVEMENTS
419-263-2110
Built by Denning Home Improvements
IN THE COMMON
PLEAS COURT OF
PAULDING
COUNTY, OHIO
PROBATE DIVI-
SION
IN THE MATTER OF
THE GUARDIAN-
SHIP OF:
MASON CLYNTON
SMITH
CASE NO. 20132004
NOTICE OF HEAR-
ING ON APPLICA-
TION FOR
GUARDIANSHIP
THE COURT hereby
gives notice to Shawna
M. Smith, aka Shawna
Hostettler, biological
mother of Mason Clyn-
ton Smith, (DOB:
8/03/01) and, Unknown
Father of Mason Clyn-
ton Smith, that Clynton
Tracy Smith filed an
Application for Ap-
pointment of Guardian
of said Minor in the Pro-
bate Court of Paulding
County, Ohio. Said
hearing on appointment
of guardian will be held
on: WEDNES-
DAY - MAY 22, 2013 at
9:00 a.m. at the Pauld-
ing County Probate
Court - Courthouse 2nd
Floor - Office 202 - 115
N. Williams Street,
Paulding Ohio. 28c6
John A. DeMuth, Judge
SHERIFF’S SALE
OF REAL ESTATE
General Code, Section
11681 Revise Code,
Section 2329.26
THE STATE OF
OHIO, PAULDING
COUNTY:
FIFTH THIRD MORT-
GAGE COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TYSON N. SCHILT,
ET AL., Defendants,
Case No. CI 13 003
Pursuant to an Order of
Sale in the above enti-
tled action, I will offer
for sale at public auc-
tion, at the East door of
the Courthouse in the
Village of Paulding, in
the above named
County, on Thursday,
the 25th day of April,
2013 at 10:05 o’clock
A.M., the real estate lo-
cated at:
104 North Fifth Street,
Oakwood, Ohio 45873
Parcel Number: 10-
15S-032-00 and 10-
15S-033-00
Said premises appraised
at Thirty-nine Thousand
and No/100
($39,000.00) Dollars
and cannot be sold for
less than two-thirds of
that amount.
The appraisal of this
property was completed
without an interior in-
spection. Neither the
Sheriff’s Office nor the
appraisers are responsi-
ble for the condition of
the property at the time
the purchaser takes pos-
session.
TERMS OF SALE:
Ten percent down on
day of the sale and bal-
ance before deed is to
be issued.
Sheriff Jason K. Landers
Paulding County, Ohio
pauldingohsheriff.com
Charles V. Gasior, At-
torney for Plaintiff
30c3
SHERIFF’S SALE
OF REAL ESTATE
General Code, Section
11681 Revise Code,
Section 2329.26
THE STATE OF
OHIO, PAULDING
COUNTY:
THE HUNTINGTON
NATIONAL BANK
SUCCESSOR BY
MERGER TO SKY
BANK, Plaintiff,
vs.
AARON T. POWELL,
ET AL., Defendants,
Case No. CI 12 054.
Pursuant to an Order of
Sale in the above enti-
tled action, I will offer
for sale at public auc-
LEGALS
tion, at the East door of
the Courthouse in the
Village of Paulding, in
the above named
County, on Thursday,
the 25th day of April,
2013 at 10:00 o’clock
A.M., the real estate lo-
cated at:
20842 Road 60, Pauld-
ing, Ohio 45879
Parcel Number: 32-
17S-002-00
Said premises appraised
at Fifteen Thousand and
No/100 ($15,000.00)
Dollars and cannot be
sold for less than two-
thirds of that amount.
The appraisal of this
property was completed
without an interior in-
spection. Neither the
Sheriff’s Office nor the
appraisers are responsi-
ble for the condition of
the property at the time
the purchaser takes pos-
session.
TERMS OF SALE:
Ten percent down on
day of the sale and bal-
ance before deed is to
be issued.
Sheriff Jason K. Landers
Paulding County, Ohio
pauldingohsheriff.com
Robert H. Young, At-
torney 30c3
LEGAL NOTICE
The Village of Payne,
Paulding County, Ohio
is letting bids to enter
into a contract for the
collection and removal
of garbage, rubbish, re-
fuse, and bulky waste
pickup from the Village
of Payne, Paulding
County, Ohio and allow-
ing businesses to inde-
pendently contract for
such service. Bid pack-
ets are available from
the Mayor and Fiscal
Officer Offices. Bid will
be accepted till April 22,
2013 at 7 pm when all
bids shall be opened and
taken under advisement
for awarding. 32c3
PUBLIC NOTICE
Ohio Department of
Agriculture
Date of Public Notice:
April 3, 2013
Name and address of
applicant: Bruce Ross-
wurm; 5062 Road 71,
Payne, OH 45880
In accordance with
OAC rule 901:10-6-01,
public notice is hereby
given that the Ohio De-
partment of Agriculture
has issued a final Permit
to Operate and Permit to
Install for Bruce Ross-
wurm Swine Farm.
The final Permit may be
appealed. The notice of
Appeal and the filing fee
as may be required must
be sent to: The Environ-
mental Review Appeals
Commission (ERAC),
77 South High Street,
17th Floor, Columbus,
Ohio 43215, (614-466-
8950) by May 3, 2013
at 5 p.m. Questions re-
garding the appeal
process may be directed
to ERAC. A copy of the
appeal must be served
on the director of agri-
culture within three days
after filing the appeal
with ERAC. 32c1
PUBLIC NOTICE
3/21/2013 Issuance of
Draft Air Pollution
Permit-To-Install
and Operate
GERKEN MATERI-
ALS, INC. HMA 21
13762 County Road 179,
Oakwood, OH 45873
Paulding County
FACILITY DESC.:
Asphalt Paving Mixture
and Block Manufactur-
ing
PERMIT #: P0108266
PERMIT TYPE: Re-
newal
PERMIT DESC: FEP-
TIO Renewal permit ac-
tion superceding
synthetic minor permit
(PTI#04-970) originally
issued on 10/25/1995 for
portable hot mix asphalt
plant operations. The re-
newal action involves a
correction to the maxi-
mum source operating
rate and will establish
more stringent synthetic
minor restrictions based
on a further reduction is
asphalt production.
The Director of the Ohio
Environmental Protec-
tion Agency issued the
draft permit above. The
permit and complete in-
structions for requesting
information or submit-
ting comments may be
obtained at:
http://epa.ohio.gov/dapc/
permitsonline.aspx by
entering the permit # or:
Andrea Moore, Ohio
EPA DAPC, Northwest
District Office, 347
North Dunbridge Road,
Bowling Green, OH
43402. Ph: (419)352-
8461 32c1
COUNTY : PAULDING
The following applica-
tions and/or verified
complaints were re-
ceived, and the follow-
ing draft, proposed and
final actions were is-
sued, by the Ohio Envi-
ronmental Protection
Agency (Ohio EPA) last
week. The complete
public notice including
additional instructions
for submitting com-
ments, requesting infor-
mation or a public
hearing, or filing an ap-
peal may be obtained at:
http://www.epa.ohio.go
v/actions.aspx or Hear-
ing Clerk, Ohio EPA, 50
W. Town St. P.O. Box
1049, Columbus, Ohio
43216. Ph: 614-644-
2129 email:
HClerk@epa.state.oh.us
PROPOSED REVO-
CATION OF NPDES
PERMIT
DANA COMPANIES
LLC
5278 US RTE 24 E
ANTWERP OH
ACTION DATE :
03/28/2013
RECEIVING WA-
TERS: MAUMEE
RIVER
FACILITY DESCRIP-
TION: METAL FIN-
ISHING
IDENTIFICATION
NO.: 2IC00004*MD
32c1
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Paulding County Progress - 15A
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Geranium
SALE
4 1/2 inch pot
$3.50
Red, White or Pink
Order from any member until
April 22nd.
Delivery on May 3rd at the
Paulding County Hospital.
Hanging Baskets will also
be available on a
first come basis.
Checks payable to the Paulding
County Hospital Auxillary.
April Special
Bring in this ad for
20% OFF
Purses
:Just Me:
8641 Cty. Rd. 144
Paulding, OH 45879
(3 1/2 mi. west of McDonald’s)
Thurs. & Fri.: 10-6
Sat.: 10-2
Phone: 419-399-2248
After Hours: 419-399-5489
32c1
THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES TO GERMANY – Paulding native Eric Adams
works for Draeger Safety Inc., which has its headquarters in the port city of Lübeck, Germany.
The church steeples behind him are from the St. Mary’s Church, built over 600 years ago. The
church was almost destroyed by fire after Allied bombing during World War II, and was rebuilt
after the war. Adams reports the church has had the pews removed, most things restored and
can be rented out for weddings and fancy occasions. His source for exclusive Paulding County
news? The Paulding County Progress! Are you headed to some distant, exotic destination? Take
the Progress along with your camera and send a photo and a little information about your trip to
progress@progressnewspaper.org.
THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES TO ARIZONA – Karl and June Bredemeyer of Fort
Wayne were traveling on Bush Highway at Mesa, Ariz., and stopped for a photo with Hooker En-
terprises Painting’s Adopt A Highway sign. Hooker Enterprises is owned by Paulding County’s
Jim Hooker. Their source for exclusive Paulding County news? The Paulding County Progress!
Are you headed to some distant, exotic destination? Take the Progress along with your camera
and send a photo and a little information about your trip to progress@progressnewspaper.org.
THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES TO FLORIDA – Charlie and Sue Simpson of Cecil
recently traveled to Gainesville, Fla. to visit their daughter, Amber. She is attending Santa Fe Col-
lege Teaching Zoo. It is the only teaching zoo in the United States. Students care for over 200 an-
imals in the public zoo while attending classes. Amber wants to become a zookeeper. Their source
for exclusive Paulding County news? The Paulding County Progress! Are you headed to some
distant, exotic destination? Take the Progress along with your camera and send a photo and a
little information about your trip to progress@progressnewspaper.org.
LOWER PRICES. BETTER DEALS.
BOB GUARANTEES IT!
1515 N. Clinton St., Defiance Toll-Free 1-888-782-8015
NOCAC seeks help with summer food program
The hunt is on for organizations, businesses,
and individuals who would like to help with
Northwest Ohio Community Action Commis-
sion’s (NOCAC) 2013 Summer Food Service
Program (SFSP).
Opportunities will be available at NOCAC
sites in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and
hopefully, Williams counties. These fun op-
portunities include serving children lunch and
planning and/or participating in educational
and recreational activities.
For more information, please contact Heidi
Keween at 419-784-2150, ext. 1110 or hke-
ween@nocac.org.
Are you a caterer, a food vendor or own/op-
erate a restaurant? NOCAC is also interested
in contracting the food service for the SFSP.
Please contact Kim Reed at 419-784-2150,
ext. 1123 or kreed@nocac.org.
WBESC to meet
PAULDING – Western Buckeye Educa-
tional Service Center will hold its regular
monthly governing board meeting at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10 at the Paulding ESC Of-
fice, 202 N. Cherry Street, Paulding.

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