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OAKWOOD – A friend
of the Cooper Community
Library is once again spon-
soring a Back-to-School
Drawing for book bags full
of school supplies.
This contest is for all stu-
dents kindergarten through
12th grade. For every book
you read at your reading
level, you can enter your
name in the drawing, which
will be held Aug. 8.
So grab your library card
and any library items you
might have at home that
need to be returned and
head on over to the Cooper
Community Branch Library
in Oakwood. Cooper
Community Library is a
branch of the Paulding
County Library system. For
more information contact
the library at 419-594-3337.
Patrol plans OVI
sobriety local
The Ohio State Highway
Patrol in conjunction with
the Van Wert and Paulding
County Sheriff Offices and
Scott Police Department,
announced Tuesday that
troopers and local law en-
forcement will operate an
OVI checkpoint to deter and
intercept impaired drivers
this week.
The county where the
checkpoint will take place
will be announced the day
prior to the checkpoint; the
location will be announced
the morning of the check-
If you plan to consume al-
cohol, designate a driver or
make other travel arrange-
ments before you drink.
Don’t let another life be lost
for the senseless and selfish
act of getting behind the
wheel impaired.
Visions edition
on July 30
On July 30, the Progress
will publish its annual
Visions of Paulding County:
From the Historical Archives
of the Paulding County
Progress, Volume 15. This
year’s collectable magazine-
style publication focuses on
a timeline of the early histo-
ry of our region and our
county. Don’t miss it!
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Feature Writer
Paulding County Ohio
State University educator
Sarah Noggle said earlier this
week that this year’s county
wheat crop was not only one
of the best in history, but “ab-
solutely phenomenal,” espe-
cially with those farmers who
had over-winter stand issues.
“People were a little sur-
prised when they saw the
yields coming in,” observed
Noggle. “I think most of them
would have been happy for
yields of 70 to 75 bushels-per
acre. This was a good bless-
ing they weren’t planning
Noggle attributed this
year’s successful crop to
seeding rates, nitrogen use
and getting nitrogen at an op-
timum time and using the va-
“Some of the newer vari-
eties are efficient and are dis-
ciplined to use more available
nitrogen,” Noggle said.
“Proper distribution of nitro-
gen at the right time is very
“Nitrogen application at
feekes 8.0 can enhance grain
protein levels,” said Noggle.
“Sometimes it doesn’t raise
‘Phenomenal crop’ of wheat reported
the yield but many times it
does. Feekes 8.0 is when the
plant is putting out the flag
leaf. Sometimes it does in-
crease the yield level.
“There have been a lot of
right things that have come
together this year,” continued
Noggle. “The wheat has been
basically disease free from
powdery mildew, leaf rust,
Stagonospora leaf blotch and
septora glume blotch.”
Noggle credited the cool
June for some of this year’s
response. She noted that cool
temperatures in June can help
increase the yield. They
weren’t above threshold this
year. Because it was cool, it
led to less disease this year.
Wheat is the most widely
grown food crop in the state.
Low prices and major pro-
duction problems from severe
winters in certain areas have
limited the production on
many grain farms.
“When we have one of
those rare dry springs with
low disease levels followed
by a cool June, the yields of
some fields have reached 120
bushels per acre or more,”
commented Noggle.
“Because these growing
seasons are rare, we should
manage for the more normal
weather,” stated Noggle. “It is
the weather that usually pre-
vents us from taking advan-
tage of high management in-
puts such as high seeding
rates and extra nitrogen.”
Paulding men are facing
felony charges after authori-
ties allegedly discovered a
meth lab in a home.
In the early morning
hours of Saturday, July 19,
Paulding County Sheriff’s
deputies accompanied
Paulding County Court
Probation Officer Tony
Gonzales to 759 E. Perry St.
Lot #16 in Paulding to
check on a subject who is on
probation. During a subse-
quent search of the resi-
dence, deputies discovered
an active meth lab, accord-
ing to Sheriff Jason Landers.
Present in the residence
with the meth lab were
Jeffery Holt, age 45, and
John Mobley, age 43, both
of Paulding.
Holt and Mobley were
taken into custody and each
held on charges of illegal
manufacturing of drugs, a
second degree felony, and il-
legal assembly or posses-
sion of chemicals for the
manufacturing of drugs, a
third degree felony.
Holt and Mobley were to
be arraigned Monday, July
21, in Paulding County
The Paulding Police
Department and the
Paulding Fire and EMS also
assisted at the scene.
If anyone has information
regarding drug activity or
any other crime, please con-
tact the sheriff’s office at
419-399-3791. Or, informa-
tion can be relayed via
Facebook by searching
Facebook/Paulding County
Sheriff’s Office or by email
through the sheriff’s website
m. Or, leave an anonymous
tip via the website by scroll-
ing to the bottom of any
page and clicking on “Send
us an anonymous tip.”
Two arrested
after Paulding
meth lab bust
Jim Langham/Paulding County Progress
Area farmers pick up straw after harvesting one of the best wheat crops in county history.
See JAIL, page 2A
Feature Writer
GROVER HILL – Earlier this week,
Paulding County Sheriff Jason Landers said
that he is a little hesitant so far about moving
ahead with restoring the county jail, not be-
cause he hasn’t had favorable response about
the possibility at “pulse meetings,” but because
of the lack of attendance.
Landers told those attending a meeting at
Grover Hill on Friday that he has had fairly
strong support from those attending a series of
meetings at local fire stations.
“The problem is that the levy that shut down
the jail six years ago was a sound defeat. We
had 3,934 citizens voting against the jail at that
time,” Landers said. “If I have 80 or 90 people
total attend these meetings, it doesn’t tell me
much about the 4,000 out there who voted
against it six years ago.”
The defeated levy was a 2.5-mill current ex-
pense levy for the operation of the jail and other
county expenses at the time.
Landers said that these are different times;
none of the current commissioners were in of-
fice at the time. But he said that he would like
to have a stronger indication of what voters are
thinking before going on with the initiative to
reopen the facility.
The sheriff hosted evening sessions on
Thursday at Auglaize and Crane Township fire
departments and Grover Hill and Scott on
Friday. This week, meetings were at Paulding
and Antwerp on Monday and Oakwood and
Payne on Tuesday.
Landers said at Grover Hill that he is consid-
ering putting an operating levy on the ballot this
November, if there is enough sentiment to war-
rant it. The sheriff said that plans would be for
around a 1-mill operating levy that would gen-
erate a little more than $400,000 a year.
He noted that actual operational costs would
be over a $250,000 increase per year adding
just eight full-time employees, and over
$400,000 if they go back to the staffing level
that was in place in 2008, but there is uncer-
tainty about the future.
“What is the cost of running a jail going to be
in five years?” said Landers at Grover Hill.
“What is the economy going to be at that time?
Jim Langham/Paulding County Progress
Sheriff Jason Landers addresses residents
attending a public meeting last week at Grover
Hill. The sheriff hopes to gauge public support
before deciding whether to try a levy to re-
open the county jail.
Small turnout,
strong support
for reopening jail
2A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, July 23, 2014
communicating with law en-
forcement and agreed to sur-
render himself.
Nantz was taken into cus-
tody without incident and
charged with domestic vio-
lence, a fourth degree misde-
meanor. Nantz was booked in
the Paulding County Jail and
later posted bond for $2,570.
He was scheduled to be ar-
raigned Monday, July 21 in
Paulding County Court.
“I cannot tell you how
much I appreciate law en-
forcement and first responders
in this region. These people
are willing to stop what they
are doing wherever they’re at
and bring their skill and re-
sources at a moment’s notice,”
said Landers. “Our goal given
these circumstances is that no
one gets hurt, including the
suspect, and that was the re-
sult here. Our area firefight-
ers, EMS personnel and law
enforcement are topnotch and
the citizens should be proud of
Assisting the Paulding
County Sheriffs Office at the
scene were the Van Wert
County Sheriff’s Office, Allen
County Ohio Sheriff’s Office
Tactical Team and critical in-
cident negotiator, Ohio State
Highway Patrol, Grover Hill
Fire and EMS and Paulding
Fire Department.
week. Residents should call the
village office if they have a
mosquito problem.
There were several com-
ments concerning how village
residents can help control the
mosquito population around
their homes.
Council voted unanimously
to authorize Mayor Greg
White to sign checks for the
village in the absence of a vil-
lage finance director. No one
has been hired yet to fill the va-
cant position of finance direc-
Council voted unanimously
to continue to be involved with
the Paulding County
Economic Development or-
ganization at a year fee of
PAULDING – The old
Barnes Hotel lot may soon be
owned by a private citizen
rather than the Village of
Paulding. At Monday’s meet-
ing, council unanimously
passed Ordinance No. 1483-
14, a legal notice that will be
running in local newspapers
for the next five weeks. The
village will be accepting sealed
bids for the sale of the real es-
tate known as the “Barnes
Hotel” property located at 110
S. Williams St. in Paulding.
Also on Monday, Paulding
Village Council discussed a
persistent water leak, mosquito
spraying and parking in the
new county lot.
The hotel property is to be
sold and conveyed to the high-
est bidder on the following
• Bids must be in a mini-
mum amount of $8,000.
• The successful bidder and
the Village of Paulding will
each pay one-half of the cost of
replacing the sidewalk in front
of the property on South
Williams Street.
• Ten percent of the pur-
chase price is to be deposited
with the bid by certified check,
and the balance is to be paid to
the finance director of the vil-
lage within 30 days after the
acceptance of the bid by the
• The successful bidder for
the property must agree in
writing, to comply with all or-
dinances of the village that per-
tain to possible uses for said
real estate.
If there are any questions,
please contact village adminis-
trator Harry Wiebe at 419-399-
There was some discussion
at the meeting regarding the
water main break at the corner
of Williams and Baldwin
streets. This leak was reported
at the end of last winter. The
water line was scheduled to be
repaired on Monday, May 12,
and it is evident, from the birds
bathing in the huge puddle of
water, that the leak still exists.
Wiebe told council that they
have isolated the problem and
identified the valves that need
to be shut off to make the re-
pairs. Wiebe stated that the
contractor has been notified
and is ready to complete the re-
pairs, but at this time, village
employees are involved with
other scheduled tasks. As soon
as time permits, affected resi-
dents will be notified and re-
pairs will be completed.
There was a question about
the use of the parking lot across
the alley from the village of-
fices as signs have been posted
stating “Courthouse Parking
Only.” The village owns a 20-
foot-wide strip of this parking
lot so it was noted by Mayor
Greg White that once this area
is paved, there will be areas
marked for village use.
Wiebe said the village plans
to spray for mosquitos once a
week for the rest of the season.
He said that a few weeks ago,
the village had sprayed twice a
Grover Hill man was arrested
following a four-hour con-
frontation with law enforce-
ment officers last week near
Grover Hill. A woman es-
caped from the scene without
According to Sheriff Jason
Landers, at approximately
5:25 p.m. on Thursday, July
17, deputies were dispatched
to 1783 Road 151, Grover
Hill, for a domestic situation.
A female caller, via 911, ad-
vised the communications of-
ficer that her husband, Daniel
L. Nantz, age 56, had a gun
and threatened her, and she
was locked in a room.
The initial deputies on
scene were able to extract the
female from an upstairs win-
dow using a ladder.
A perimeter was established
once the female was out of
harm’s way, and the Paulding
County Sheriff’s Office
Special Response Team was
activated. Additional man-
power and resources were
called in from Van Wert
County Sheriff’s Office as
well as Allen County, Ohio,
Sheriff’s Office, as the scene
was treated as a barricaded
subject with a firearm.
After approximately four
hours of attempting to make
contact with Nantz, he began
area ministerial association
and numerous area residents
who have worked hard to put
together an event-filled
Ray and Ona Volk are this
year’s Summerfest Parade
grand marshals. The Volks,
when asked how they feel
about being asked to be pa-
rade marshals, replied, “We
are happy to be included in
the Summerfest activities.
We are proud of all the young
people in our community
who have been working to
improve and preserve
Welcome Park for all future
The Volks also commented
that Grover Hill is a great
place to call home, has been a
wonderful place to raise their
family, and living in Grover
Hill is like being part of a
large family. Ray and Ona
have lived in the Grover Hill
area their entire life.
For a full schedule of
Summrefest events, see Page
9A inside.
community of Grover Hill in-
vites the public to join them
for their annual “Grover Hill
Summerfest in the Park.”
Grover Hill Summerfest
2014 is ready to take center
stage as it becomes the place
to be for fun, games, good
music and worship on Friday,
July 25, continuing on
Saturday, July 26 through
Sunday, July 27. This year, a
Major Girls softball tourna-
ment will be part of the
events all three days.
The village of Grover Hill
promises to be a fun place to
be as Welcome Park and the
village will be transformed as
the main stage for the mid-
summer activity. Grover Hill
will be celebrating their an-
nual Summerfest again this
year at the Grover Hill
Welcome Park thanks to a
group of local citizens con-
sisting of the park board,
Lions Club, ball association,
We can only take a guess right
The county currently pays a
set rate of $62,500 per quarter
($250,000 annually) to
Putnam County to house our
prisoners in their jail.
Using an “open and honest
approach,” Landers was
straightforward in telling vot-
ers everywhere that housing
inmates in Paulding County
was going to cost more up-
front than sending them to
other facilities. But he also
stressed that money that is
now leaving the county will
also come back to the county.
“There will be 8-12 new
full-time jobs and a host of
part-time jobs needed to re-
open,” said the sheriff. “We
will spend more money here;
they will pay their income tax
here and hopefully live here.
Hopefully all of that econom-
ic impact will offset the addi-
tional cost of operating a jail.
“We are a union shop that
never closes and will have two
contract negotiations within
the next five years. That
makes projections a little more
difficult,” continued Landers.
“I project that if we were to
open the jail, it would take at
least a year to get it open,”
continued the sheriff.
“We would have to train
workers, do inspections, make
sure it’s back up to standards
and look at anything else it
would take to properly open
it,” added Landers. “Some
things may have changed be-
cause of the time that has
elapsed (six years) since the
jail was open.”
In a show of hands at the
close of the meeting, nearly
100 percent of those in atten-
dance indicated support for re-
opening the jail. Landers
noted that in his first meetings
at Auglaize, Crane Township
and Grover Hill, the response
of those attending was over-
whelming in favor of reopen-
“The commissioners and I
will have a long meeting fol-
lowing these meetings and
will discuss the matter in
length at that time,” said
SCOTT – The second an-
nual Picnic in the Park will be
held from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 2, at Bressler
Park in Scott. After many
years of not playing ball on
the ball field, volunteers got
together and began working
to cosmetically give the ball
diamond, bleachers and the
concession stand a new look.
Games were played at the
ball field this summer and
once again you could hear the
crack of the bats, the calls of
the umpire and the happy
voices of kids and parents en-
joying the thrill of the sport.
The Picnic in the Park will
be a fundraiser for the Scott
Ball Association and the
Scott Fire Department. The
fire department will be selling
chicken dinners beginning at
11:30 a.m. Also on tap that
day will be bingo, silent auc-
tion, door prizes, a magician,
face painting, games, obsta-
cle course, the Bookmobile
and softball games as well as
a wiffle ball game.
Jeremy Akom, one of the
coaches said, “Anyone inter-
ested in playing softball at
our picnic in the park on Aug.
2, can get with Chris
Martinez, head coach, or my-
self. I’d like to see us get
three or four teams together
to play and two of those
teams to consist of parents
and family of our T-ball
teams. So teams, please let
me know if you are willing
and want to play. We may
need to practice by Aug. 2.”
Some former Scott players
from years gone past may
even show up to show off
their skills.
The Scott Ball Association
is also taking orders for T-
shirts online or fill out a print-
ed form. The pre-sale price is
$12.95 and the price at the
picnic will be $15.
The link to order online is
Please come out on Aug. 2
for a Picnic in the Park for a
lot of fun and to support the
Scott Ball Association and
the Scott Fire Department.
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In Grover Hill
Much to offer at Summerfest
At two separate meetings held
Tuesday, July 15, patrons of Latty
and Scott post offices heard the re-
sults of a recent survey.
In April 2013, the U.S. Postal
Service made some cost-cutting
measures to its Melrose, Grover Hill,
Cecil and Haviland locations. Other
post offices remained in jeopardy of
either being closed, hours of opera-
tion trimmed, getting mail boxes, re-
locating the post offices to a business
or residents going to another post of-
fice to get their mail.
Recently, Latty and Scott postal
customers received surveys about the
future of their post offices. Public
meetings were announced at each lo-
cation. The meetings were conducted
by Katrina Poxson, post office oper-
ations manager, and Greg Bays of
the Lima Post Office.
The Latty Post Office meeting,
which was held at noon, was attend-
ed by 12-15 interested residents. In
Latty, 85 surveys were given out
with 42 being returned. The results
• 79 percent wanted to keep the
post office with reduced hours
• 8 percent preferred general de-
• 2 percent wanted it to be located
in some type of business.
The decision was made to reduce
the Latty Post Office hours to two
hours a day and keep regular hours
the same on Saturdays.
Following a 30-day notice, the
new hours at Latty will be 2-4 p.m.
weekdays and 7:30-11:15 a.m.
Saturdays. However, the lobby will
remain open for mail pick-up 24
hours per day, seven days a week.
The Scott Post Office held its
meeting at 2 p.m. July 15 with ap-
proximately 12-15 attendees and the
same postal workers who, in turn,
explained the results of Scott’s sur-
In the Scott area, 200 surveys were
passed out and 76 were completed.
The results were:
• 90 percent wanted realignment
of hours
• 7 percent preferred delivery op-
• 3 percent made no selection.
Overwhelmingly, Scott residents
wanted to keep their post office in-
tact even with reduced hours.
Following the approximate 30-day
notification period, the Scott Post
Office will be open from noon-4
p.m. weekdays and 9:30 a.m.-1:30
p.m. on Saturdays. Its lobby, too, will
remain open for 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
The administrative post office for
Paulding County will be Paulding,
and Van Wert will be the administra-
tive office for Van Wert County.
Poxson disclosed in her statement
that within the past decade, those
who pay their bills online, bank on-
line, shop and even send greeting
cards online have increased from ap-
proximately 5 percent to a whopping
51 percent.
She said, “We base these decisions
on closings and hours on post office
usage, customers and especially rev-
enue. Remember to spend your
money and mail your postal deliver-
ies from your own home post office.”
Some post office locations may be
smaller, but have more revenue com-
ing in and therefore have the oppor-
tunity to be open longer hours.
Most postmasters have either
taken an early retirement or could be
offered a lower-paying job than what
they had. Poxson said that the post
offices have positions open for part-
time workers and to check the postal
service website.
One attendee at a meeting stated,
“It seems as if we lose our post office
in our towns, we lose our identity as
a community and as people. When
you order something to be delivered
anymore, you have to have a mailing
address and a billing address. If they
don’t match up, then they won’t de-
liver. That is why it is best we try and
keep our post offices located in our
own towns.”
At least for the time being, the lit-
tle post offices are somewhat safe in
that they will remain open. In the
meantime, expect more surveys and
more budget cutting from the U.S.
Postal Service.
Latty, Scott post offices reducing hours
Second annual
Scott Picnic in the
Park set for Aug. 2
Ray and Ona Volk are this year’s Grover Hill Summerfest
Parade grand marshals. The Volks have lived in the Grover Hill
area their entire lives.
Special response team activated for 911 call
Grand jury
indicts 9
PAULDING – A Paulding
County grand jury returned in-
dictments against nine persons
on Thursday, July 16.
The individuals will be ar-
raigned in Paulding County
Common Pleas Court. Those
indicted were:
• Romil J. Frison, 33,
Paulding, one count each re-
ceiving stolen property, felony
of the fourth degree, and traf-
ficking in drugs, felony of the
fifth degree.
• Takisha F. Williams, 35,
Hamtramck, Mich., one count
receiving stolen property,
fourth-degree felony.
• Howard D. White Sr., 37,
Paulding, one count receiving
stolen property, fourth-degree
• Tyler J. Barnes, 22,
Paulding, one count theft, fifth-
degree felony.
• Cara J. Phillips, 26,
Paulding, one count theft, fifth-
degree felony.
• Dallas E. Fortner, 20,
Mendon, one count possession
of drugs, fifth-degree felony.
• Jeffery D. Weible, 25,
Oakwood, one count each
breaking and entering and re-
ceiving stolen property, both
felony of the fifth degree.
• Thomas W. Covey, 40,
address unknown, one count
theft, fourth-degree felony.
• Angela T. Gomez, 39,
Paulding, one count possession
of cocaine, fifth-degree felony.
Paulding to retry selling hotel lot
Bill Sherry/Paulding County Progress
In the new county parking lot, signs are posted stating
“Courthouse Parking Only.” Paulding Village owns a strip of
this parking lot; once this area was paved, areas will be marked
for village use.
R. McClure, 77, of Fort
Wayne, passed away Friday,
July 11. He was born on Jan.
29, 1937 in Continential to
the late Everett and Violet
(Fruchey) McClure.
Surviving is his wife
Barbara; two sons, Jeffrey
(Jane) McClure and Dennis
(Susan) McClure; three
granddaughters, Emily,
Meagan and Madeline. He
has six brothers and sisters
including Dana, Marie,
Cleona, Larry, Earl and
He worked at, and retired
as, a systems analyst
manager at GE for 22 years
and was a member of St
Mary’s Catholic Church and
Knights of Columbus. He
enjoyed traveling the world,
golfng, coaching basketball
at St John’s Catholic Church
in New Haven and St Peter’s
Catholic Church. McClure
voluntered at St Mary’s Soup
Kitchen and for Homebound
A Mass of Christian burial
was held on Friday, July 18 at
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
in Fort Wayne.
Burial was at the Middle
Creek Cemetery in Grover
home for funerals was in
charge of arrangements.
SCOTT – Mary E.
Klopfenstein, 85, died
Tuesday, July 15 at her
She was born Oct. 19, 1928
in Wells County, Ind., the
daughter of Jacob and Minnie
(Baumgartner) Tonner. On
Dec. 10, 1950, she married
Marvin W. Klopfenstein,
who survives.
She is survived by
her husband, Marvin
Klopfenstein, Scott; a son,
Keith (JoAnne) Klopfenstein,
Scott; a daughter, Karen
(Lester) Manz, Paulding; two
sisters, Marcella (Truman)
Yergler and Doris (Dale)
Feichter, both of Bluffton,
Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and
17 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by
her parents; a granddaughter,
Jaymee Klopfenstein; two
sisters, Cordelia Aeshliman
and Lucille Reinhard; and
two brothers, Curtis and
Harry Tonner.
Funeral services were
conducted Friday, July 18 at
the Latty Apostolic Christian
Church with burial following
at the church cemetery. Den
Herder Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
In lieu of fowers, the family
has requested donations be
made to Galilean Children’s
Home in Liberty, Ky. or
Gateway Woods Children
Home, Leo, Ind.
Online condolences may
be sent to www.denherderfh.
ANTWERP – Teresa
C. Hertel, age 87, died
Wednesday, July 16.
Lorna M. Morse, age 41,
of McComb, passed from
this earth and was called to
her eternal heavenly home
by the Lord Jesus Christ on
Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
She was
born in
Paul di ng
on April
6, 1973
to Terry
and Mary
( C o y )
On May
25, 1996 she married the
love of her life, David Morse,
who survives.
She graduated from Paulding
High School in 1991 and went
on to earn her college degree
from Cedarville College.
She was employed at the
McComb Public Library
and taught at the McComb
Elementary School. She was
a member of Findlay First
Church of the Nazarene where
she was a Sunday School
teacher for many years. Lorna
enjoyed cooking, flower
gardening, and spending time
with her family.
Lorna is survived by her two
sons, Samuel and Joseph, at
home; a sister, Marla Gibbs
and her sons, Blake and
Graham, of Findlay; brother-
and sister-in- law, Jonathan
and Heidi Morse of McComb;
sisters- and brothers-in-law
Sandra and David Inbody of
McComb and Elizabeth and
Matthew Naylor of Ottawa,
and their families; father-
and mother-in-law William
and Carla Morse of McComb.
She was preceded in death
by her paternal grandparents,
Paul and Juanita Woodard;
and maternal grandparents,
Daniel and Helen Coy.
Funeral services were
held at the Findlay First
Church of the Nazarene
on Saturday, July 19 with
Pastor Michael McClurg
Lehtomaa Funeral Home was
in charge of arrangements.
Interment was in McComb
Union Cemetery.
Those wi shi ng an
expression of sympathy
are asked to consider
contributions to the Samuel
and Joseph Morse Education
Fund c/o First Federal Bank.
Online condolences may be
sent to the family through the
website at www.lehtomaafh.
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Fire Hydrants and the Water Distribution
System beginning the week of July 21st. The
work may continue for several weeks. You
may notice pressure and color change prob-
lems during the flushing period. We encour-
age residents to check their water before
doing laundry, cooking or using the shower.
When the distribution lines have been
flushed you may still notice problems in your
residential water service lines. You may let
your water run until it is clear again. Hot
water storage may be cleared by running a
washing machine through a full cycle with no
clothes. Questions or concerns may be di-
rected to Mike Winners, Water/Wastewater
Superintendent, at 419-399-2976 or by email
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Susan Hill Pieper, Library Director
As the second branch of the Paulding County
Carnegie Library system, the Payne Branch
Library opened in 1996 as a direct result of
the discontinuing of State of Ohio bookmobile
service in December 1994. Families still share
the stories of their children and the impact the
Bookmobile had on their lives.
The gift of books being delivered to their
community was priceless. So, when Payne
was faced with losing this access to books,
concerned citizens formed the Friends of the
Payne Branch Library. They worked tirelessly
towards securing a “brick and mortar” branch
for their small town and once a building
was obtained (thanks to a local family who
provided the building for the lifetime of the
branch library) they were able to join the
Paulding County Carnegie Library system.
The main library received no additional
funding from the state when this branch
opened and had to once again tighten the
budget belt so this new library family member
could provide the best possible service to the
residents of Payne.
I love this branch library. If I were to
write a novel about a small town, the public
library would be either nestled in a charming
neighborhood or smack dab on Main Street –
like the Payne Branch Library.
When I hear the trains come through Payne,
my heart futters. I see a train rambling through
small-town America as a romantic dream of
travel and adventure – even though the freight
trains running through Payne are carrying
America’s commerce and farm harvests and
not passengers. Trains are as much a part of the
picture of small town America as the small-
town library.
Located at the intersection of State Routes
49 and 500, the library is like a bookend to
the west side of the main downtown block.
The bright white of the building, accented by
maroon awnings is charming and welcoming.
It is at this small branch library where locals
gather in the morning to read the newspaper
and children hop off their bikes in the summer
eagerly waiting for a new adventure found in
a book or movie.
It is the small town library that provides
access to citizens to information that they may
need to make decisions in their lives, a quality
collection of materials, high-speed computer
access and programs for citizens of all ages –
at no charge.
Small town libraries have often been
referred to as the “heartbeat” of the
community. That is probably because the
library seems alive. There is a rhythm to the
library – a pulse of activity. On most days
you will fnd a variety of ages working on
computers, reading magazines, studying,
perusing the collection, borrowing materials,
returning materials. There is something for
everyone at this branch.
Branch manager Suzi Yenser has been
recently joined by her assistant, library
clerk Laina Gross. These two young women
enthusiastically plan compelling library
programs and activities.
The Friends of the Payne Branch Library
is an active group who provides funding for
the maintenance of the storefront building,
programs and other much appreciated support
for branch activities.
The library is funded by the county library
and is one of three “brick and mortar”
branches. The branch is located at 101 N.
Main St. (corner of Ohio 500 and Ohio 49).
Hours are Monday and Tuesday, noon-7:30
p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and
on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The branch
uses the same library card as all library
locations in the county.
For more information call the Payne Branch
Library at 419-263-3333. See you at the
library, and do not forget to wave at the train!
SHERWOOD – Richard
A. Minck, 74, of Sherwood,
passed away Friday, July
18 at Community Health
Professionals Inpatient
Hospice, Defance.
was born
Feb. 20,
1940 in
the son of
the late
John and
Mi l d r e d
Minck. He was a 1958
graduate of Paulding High
School. Richard married
Marilyn Ann Antoine on
June 8, 1968 in Cecil,
and she survives. Richard
was employed by Dana
Weatherhead in Antwerp for
32 years, retiring in 1997. A
lifelong farmer, Richard was
also a bus driver for Paulding
Schools. He was a member of
St. Isidore Catholic Church,
Delaware Bend. He enjoyed
tinkering around in his garage
and watching NASCAR.
Surviving are his wife,
Marilyn, of Sherwood;
five children, Jim Minck
of Lennox, S.D., Robert
(Melissa) Minck of Edgerton,
Mar yAnn ( Ter r ence)
Coe of Saginaw, Mich.,
David (Danielle) Minck
of Bryan and Rose (Jim)
VanCuren of Hicksville;
nine grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and one
brother, Gary (Thyra) Minck
of St. Joe, Ind.
Funeral Mass for Richard
A. Minck will be held at
10:30 a.m. today, July 23 in
St. Isidore Catholic Church,
Delaware Bend, with Father
Robert Kill officiating.
Interment will follow in St.
Isidore Catholic Cemetery.
Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral
Home, Sherwood, is in
charge of arrangements.
Those planning an
expression of sympathy are
asked to consider Masses to
St. Isidore Catholic Church
or memorial contributions
be directed to the family
or Community Health
Professionals Hospice,
Condolences may be sent
to the family or the online
guest book may be signed at
PAULDING – G. Ronald
Lane, age 78, died Thursday,
July 10 at the Tidwell
Hospice Center, Arcadia, Fla.
He was born March 18,
1936 in
T o l e d o ,
the son of
William T.
and Eliner
( J a c qua )
Lane. On
April 20,
1957, he
ma r r i e d
Donna J. Patterson, who
survives. He was a U.S. Army
veteran, serving during the
Korean War. He was a self-
employed coatings specialist
and a former Paulding
County commissioner.
He is survived by his
wife, Donna Lane, Paulding;
children, Tony (Barbara)
Lane, Maumee, Scott
(Susan) Lane, Tontogony,
Christopher (Linda) Lane,
Perrysburg, Matthew (Ann)
Lane, Bowling Green, Alice
Crandell, Toledo, Tina
(Scott) Mekus, Swanton,
and Abby Lane, Rudolph;
12 grandchildren; fve great-
grandchildren; a brother,
Tom (Ruth) Lane, Maine,
and a sister, Bevrly Gruenke,
of Michigan.
He was preceded in death
by his parents.
A memorial service will be
held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29
at Den Herder Funeral Home,
Paulding, with the Rev.
Roger Emerson offciating.
Burial will be held at a later
Visitation will be 2-8
p.m. Monday, July 28 at the
funeral home and one hour
prior to services on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers the
family suggests memorials
made to the Paulding United
Methodist Church.
Online condolences may
be sent to www.denherderfh.
PAULDING – Beatrice
Bush, age 59, died Thursday,
July 17, 2014. Arrangements
are pending at Den Herder
Funeral Home, Paulding.
COLUMBUS – Paulding
County Common Pleas Judge
Tiffany Beckman, County
Court Judge Suzanne Rister,
County Prosecutor, Joseph
R. Burkard, and Deputy Rob
Garcia traveled to Columbus
on June 30 to attend the Ohio
Judicial Symposium on Opiate
Addiction. Practices as well
as treatment options were
approached and discussed
among those in attendance.
Of all the counties in Ohio,
Paulding County was among 83
represented at the symposium,
which included lectures from
Ohio Attorney General Mike
DeWine, Governor John R.
Kasich and Ohio Supreme
Court Justice Maureen
It was noted that unintended
deaths from opiate overdoses
are reaching numbers which
almost double the number of
highway fatalities.
Challenges for addressing
opiate addiction, potential
solutions and treatment plans
supported by community
resources were addressed.
In addition, the practice of
insuring that nonviolent
offenders receive appropriate
interventions and services
in line with their crimes
was a primary focus of the
symposium as well.
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See PROPERTY, page 5A
Jason Landers was the speaker at the recent Kiwanis
meeting He gave a Power Point presentation on what it will
cost to reopen the jail. He is only trying to get the people’s
opinion before putting on the ballot. He said it would bring
back 12 to 15 new jobs to the community and make the total
operation much more effcient by having everything here in the
county. He asked the Kiwanis members how they felt about
his proposal, and if they would support the levy. They voted a
unanimous yes.
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Take the politics
and politicians
out of education
By Brian Gerber
Superintendent, Western Buckeye ESC
Educators should drive educational policy, not politicians.
Education in America has been under constant attack since
politicians started to drive educational policy in this country.
Every decision governing education is made with political
agendas in the forefront. How many of these politicians are
putting students above their own political advanced agendas.
I bet the percentage is fairly high.
Instead of politicians playing politics, they really need
to study effective educational models if they truly want to
improve education. You need to study the best in order to
be the best. Wouldn’t that make sense? Instead you have
politicians believing they are the experts in creating models
of excellence. Don’t get me wrong, we have some good
politicians, but the good ones are in the minority. The good
ones aren’t legends in their own minds. They actually care
about students and high quality education.
One of the most highly effective educational systems in the
world is in Finland. Wouldn’t you think if politicians wanted
to improve education, they would study Finland’s model
a little bit. In Finland, a culture of reading exists in which
parents begin developing the skill in their children at a very
young age and preschool programs emphasize socialization,
the development of interpersonal skills, social responsibility,
play, and reading. In the United States, schools are held
solely responsible for a child’s academic progress. Schools
are being judged by standardized tests given during one week
of the school year. One snap shot in one week is supposed to
determine the students’ academic progress. That is complete
foolishness! That’s like saying you are going to judge the
success of a football team during one week of the season. If
they win during that one week, then the season is a success.
If they lose during that week, then the season is a failure.
What about the other nine weeks of the season? Do they
count? Passing judgment on schools, students, and teachers
during one week of standardized testing is ridiculous. Let’s
make sure we get all this information in the newspapers so
the public can see if we were losers or winners.
In Finland, standardized tests are nonexistent, schools are
not ranked or rated in any way, and the idea of evaluating
teachers based on student test scores would be viewed as
ludicrous. In America, students are tested to death in the
name of school accountability. Policy-makers are developing
new ways to rank schools all the time, and state law has
been passed which mandates that teachers will be evaluated
and paid with an eye towards student performance on a
standardized tests. If a football team goes 9-1 and the coach
is evaluated during the week of the only loss of the year, are
we going to say he and the team is a failure? Absolutely not!
Success and growth should be evaluated over the course of
an entire season, not just one game or one week. Students
should not be pigeon holed into one week of standardized
testing that will determine their labeling as a success or
In Finland, educators drive educational policy. Charter
schools are nonexistent because they are viewed as
ineffective. In the United States, nearly all educational
decisions are made by politicians. Educators are invited to
participate only after policies have failed. They want the
input of educators to fx the problem that was created by the
unqualifed. People in the United States who were educated
prior to the days of politicians taking over our educational
system, turned out to be highly intelligent and productive
citizens. We just need to put some common sense back into
education and let the people who live it and breathe it on
a daily basis have some input on educational policy. This
would be in the best interest of our schools and students.
Brian Gerber is a guest columnist for the Paulding County
The opinions stated are those of the writer, and do not
necessarily refect that of the newspaper.
Weather report weekly summary as recorded at Paulding Village’s water treat-
ment plant
Observations recorded for the 24 hours ending at 7:30 a.m. on the morning of:
July 15 87 58 0.02”
July 16 72 50 -0-
July 17 70 46 -0-
July 18 78 50 -0-
July 19 79 53 -0-
July 20 78 57 0.01”
July 21 84 57 -0-
Civil Docket
The term “et al.” refers to and
others; “et vir.,” and husband; “et
ux.,” and wife.
In the matter of: Megan
B. Florence, Paulding and
James D. Florence, Cecil.
Dissolution of marriage.
Thomas L. Wannemacher
and Lou Ann Wannemacher,
as co-legal guardians of
Anthoney D. Webster, Payne
vs. Stevens Van Lines Inc.,
St. Paul, Minn. and Robert
T. Monhollen, Paulding and
Transportation International
Movers Inc., Lakewood,
Wash. and Edd L. Monhollen,
Oakwood. Personal injury.
Paulding County Treasurer,
Paulding vs. Randy J.
Weaks and his unknown
spouse if any, Defance and
Deutsche Bank National
Trust Company, Pittsburgh.
Foreclosure of real property
Drew A. Davis, Delphos
vs. Megan A. Davis,
Oakwood. Divorce.
Midland Funding LLC,
San Diego vs. Donald
Howard, Paulding. Money
Marriage Licenses
Rollin James Bullinger,
30, Melrose, mechanic and
Jessica Aline Bauer, 30,
Melrose, STNA. Parents are
Rollin Bullinger and Yvonne
Eblin; and John Oleszkewycz
and Mildred McPherson.
Do u g l a s J a me s
Ni g h s wa n d e r , 5 1 ,
Cloverdale, truck driver and
Kimberly Christine Scott, 42,
Cloverdale, packager. Parents
are Albert Nighswander
Sr. and Bernita Moore; and
David Ray Torman Sr., and
Wilma Holley.
Jared Thomas Easley, 26,
Woodburn, administrative
coordinator and Kassi Marie
Kadesch, 24, Woodburn,
coding specialist. Parents
are Thomas G. Easley and
Shelley Hanenkratt; and
Ronnie L. Kadesch and Vicki
Charles Lee Farsht, 32,
Latty, SSI and Angela
Marie Wonderly, 25, Latty,
unemployed. Parents are
Richard Farsht and Barbara
Long; and Deborah Eaton.
Lance T. Sinn, 25,
Paulding, hardware/retail
and Adrianne L. Gerdin, 28,
Cloverdale, graphic designer.
Parents are Thomas Sinn
and Kimberly Schlatter; and
James Gerdin and Marie
Administration Docket
In the Estate of Karen
K. Carlisle, application to
administer fle.
In the Estate of Harry
Bernard Slattman, last will
and testament fled.
In the Estate of Arturo
P. Octaviano, last will and
testament fled.
Criminal Docket
Dale R. Jividen, 51, of
Antwerp, recently entered a
plea of guilty to nonsupport
of dependents (F5) and will
be sentenced on Aug. 25.
Howard E. Adkins, 65,
of Grover Hill and Sidney
H. McMillan, 60, of rural
Defiance were sentenced
recently, having previously
been found guilty of three
counts receiving stolen
property (F4). They were
ordered to serve two years
community control sanctions
for the frst count and one
year each for the second two
counts for a total of four years
of sanctions. Conditions
of the sanctions include a
90 day jail sentence, drug
and alcohol prohibitions,
random tests, obtain and
maintain employment, file
an annual income tax return,
pay $22,370 restitution to his
three victims and pay court
Jon A. Allen, 21, of Grover
Hill, was sentenced recently,
having previously been found
guilty of possession of drugs
(F5). He was ordered to
serve four years community
control sanctions on the
conditions of 20 days in jail,
drug and alcohol restrictions,
random tests, complete
substance abuse evaluation
and treatment, obtain and
maintain employment, obtain
GED and pay $320 court
Philip V. Koenn, 56, of
Cecil, will be in court Aug.
25 for a hearing on a motion
to determine his eligibility
for intervention in lieu of
conviction for possession of
methamphetamine (F5) and
possession of cocaine (F5)
per his motion at pretrial. An
Aug. 5 jury trial was vacated.
Jazzy E. Dudley, 20,
of Allen Park, Mich. and
Jwanza Akeem Scott, 23,
of Columbus had their
indictments alleging identity
fraud (F5) joined upon a
motion of State. Their trial
will be Sept. 16.
Monday, July 14
9 a.m. Karl A. Dawson,
50, of Paulding, was cited for
improper backing following
a two-vehicle crash on
North Water Street. Reports
say he backed a 2012 Ford
Econoline van into a passing
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
driven by Kathy L. Heffey,
60, of Paulding. Both vehicles
received minor damage.
Neither driver was hurt.
Tuesday, July 15
7:50 a.m. Three vehicles
were involved in a wreck
at the intersection of North
Williams Street at East
Jackson Street. Joseph W.
Tarlton, 36, of Scott, was
stopped at the light in a 2003
Pontiac Bonneville. Behind
him, in a 1999 Pontiac Grand
Am, was William T. Vance,
21, of Paulding. Reports say
a 1996 Buick Regal operated
by Melinda K. Porter, 17, of
Paulding, struck the second
vehicle from behind and
pushed it into the frst. All
three vehicles had minor
damage. No one was hurt.
Porter was cited for following
too close.
Friday, July 11
8:50 p.m. Neighbor
problems involving a broken
table were investigated on
North Williams Street.
9:25 p.m. Police handled
neighbor problems on North
Cherry Street.
11:26 p.m. Juvenile matter
was looked into on West
Wayne Street.
11:46 p.m. A Nancy Street
resident told police their
home had been ransacked and
$400 in cash was taken.
Saturday, July 12
1: 01 a. m. Prowl er
complaint came in from
North Dix Street. Officers
were unable to locate the
11:50 a.m. Dog bite was
investigated on North Main
2:53 p.m. Dog complaint
was handled on South
Williams Street.
9:50 p.m. Offcers provided
assistance to the Ohio State
Highway Patrol by being a
9:56 p.m. A subject on
Tom Tim Drive was warned
after a freworks complaint.
10:05 p.m. Officers
responded to a fght complaint
on North Williams Street.
10:16 p.m. Report of a
girl yelling for help while
being carried by a man along
North Cherry Street was
investigated. The child had
been told to go home and had
11:17 p.m. Offcers found
discharged freworks along
Sugar Street after being
dispatched to the area for a
Sunday, July 13
12:10 a.m. Damage to a
fence was investigated on
West Jackson Street.
4:08 p.m. An alarm on
Dooley Drive proved to be
6:37 p.m. Unusual activity
involving an 8-year-old
girl accepting a ride from
strangers was investigated
after a call from North Main
8:39 p.m. Police arrested
a man on Johnson Road for
aggravated menacing and
disorderly conduct.
Monday, July 14
1:05 a.m. Neighbor
problems involving loud
music were handled on
Partridge Place Drive.
12:45 p.m. Harassment
on North Cherry Street was
investigated and a subject
2:14 p.m. Scam by mail
was reported by a North
Williams Street resident.
2:20 p.m. A village resident
told police about threats
and harassment by text and
phone were looked into. Two
subjects were warned.
11 p.m. Police warned
a subject following a
harassment complaint from
West Perry Street.
Tuesday, July 15
12:45 p.m. An East
Baldwin Avenue resident told
police a window had been
broken out of their house in
the early morning hours.
10:22 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from Sugar Street.
11:48 p.m. Dog complaint
was lodged from West Perry
Wednesday, July 16
4:35 p.m. Change was
reportedly taken from a car
on West Caroline Street.
9:49 p.m. A hit/skip
backing mishap in a North
Williams Street business
parking lot was documented.
10:32 p.m. Offcers cited a
male for disorderly conduct
after receiving a call about
a man urinating behind a
10:52 p.m. Offcers were
called to South Cherry Street
where a subject was wanting
to fght.
Thursday, July 17
7:45 a.m. A woman came
on station reporting that
items had been stolen from
her father’s grave in Live Oak
9:30 a.m. Theft of a bike
was reported from East Perry
Street. The caller later notifed
police a family member had
returned it.
11:35 p. m. Family
disturbance was investigated
on North Cherry Street.
Friday, July 18
1:32 a.m. A North Walnut
Street resident told offcers
someone had been knocking
on their door then running.
Offcers were unable to locate
the subjects.
The term “et al.” refers to and
others; “et vir.,” and husband; “et
ux.,” and wife.
Benton Township
Ryan W. and Tamara R.
Warner to Corporation of
the Presiding Bishop of the
Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints; Lot 50,
Mooney Meadows, 0.31 acre.
Warranty deed.
Blue Creek Township
Irene J. Stoller, dec. to
Brian R. Waters and Kirk
A. Stoller, trustees; Sec. 10,
76.879 acres and Sec. 11,
158.24 acres. Affdavit.
Crane Township
Harry A. Rodriguez
to Harry A. and Sarah
Rodriguez; Sec. 12, 6 acres.
Quit claim.
Harrison Township
Jeanne L. Bullock to Jeanne
L. Bullock Life Estate, et al.;
Sec. 14, 40 acres. Warranty
Latty Township
Robert J. Fisher and
Jennifer N. Wistner (Fisher)
to Christopher B. Shoup; Sec.
12, 2.005 acres. Warranty
Ruth M. Crone et al. to
Maurice R. and Cheryl K.
Wistner; Sec. 28, 1 acre. Quit
Robb A. and Laurene
Wistner to Maurice R. and
Cheryl K. Wistner; Sec. 28, 1
acre. Quit claim.
Chad E. and Darci Wistner
to Maurice R. and Cheryl K.
Wistner; Sec. 28, 1 acre. Quit
Maurice R. and Cheryl K.
Wistner to Maurice R. and
Cheryl K. Wistner; Sec. 28,
1.91 acres. Quit claim.
Paulding Township
Gary A. Grant and Linda K.
Grant, dec., trustees to Gary
A. Grant; Sec. 33, 1 acre.
Washington Township
Marcus G. Hipp, dec. to
Andrew L. Hipp; Sec. 19,
150.93 acres. Certifcate of
Anthony G. Schmersal to
AG Farms II LLC; Sec. 25,
40.315 acres. Warranty deed.
Jerry A. and Linda L.
Scarbrough, trustees to Matt
and Balynda McGough; Sec.
19, 4.37 acres. Fiduciary
Antwerp Village
Robert W. and Laura
A. Johnson to Judith A.
Rosebrock; Lot 79, Wilhelm
Addition, 0.2 acre. Warranty
Paulding Village
Dennis R. and Janet A.
Krick to Jeffery A. and
Brenda A. Clark; Lots 9 and
10, Olds and Apprentice
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Sheriff’s Report
In My Opinion
The Word “Caring”
Caring what others think of us is just one aspect of the
word “CARING.” The Bible teaches us to love our neighbor
as ourselves and to care about each other. Did you know the
focks of birds in the air care about each other?
The other morning when walking back from the post
offce, I saw two birds at the side of the road. One bird wasn’t
moving and so I assumed it was deceased. The other little bird
looked like it was tending to the dead one attempting to give
it “beak to beak.” As I stood there and watched the one little
bird took the dead one and began to carry it, moving it with
his beak. He had the main street to cross with tractors and
cars coming, but he made
it safely to the other side.
I was amazed to see how
those animals cared about
their own and how tenderly
he moved and probably
grieved over his unfortunate
feathered friend.
Another form of the word
caring is caring what other
people think of us. We try and please our parents, teachers,
preachers, others in our classroom or workplace, on the sports
feld, and in college. We all care about how others perceive
In fact, what others think of us permeates every facet of our
being and we typically are not even aware of it. Caring about
what others think infltrates the ordinary, everyday aspects
of our lives. For instance, if you see your minister coming
towards you, would you be careful about your vocabulary?
Yes, we all tend to get embarrassed if we fall down or drop
a plate of food, we look around and think, “OOPS. I wonder
who saw me do that?”
Now, sometimes, I believe that the more we age, the less
we care about anyone else’s opinion of us. I like glittery shiny
clothes, jewelry, boots, tight jeans and blonde hair. Yes, I am
sure people say, “She is too old to dress like that.” But you
know, the older I get the less it matters.
While seeking approval from others may be inevitable,
problems may arise depending on how far one goes. When
caring how other people perceive us interferes with our own
caring of others, that’s when we may need to simply follow
our heart and do what we feel is right. If you fnd yourself
biting your lip from saying a quirky comment out of fear that
others will raise their eyebrows in judgment, maybe that’s a
time to try to just be yourself.
Like the bird who was going to take care of his dead friend,
he could have cared less that he might get hit by a car or what
anyone or any other bird thought of him. I know it taught
me a lesson about caring. If the birds and animals can care
about their own, we as humans should also. We should just be
ourselves the way God created us. Caring about what others
think of us and caring about each other are just two parts of
the word Caring.
Nancy Whitaker is a correspondent for the Paulding
County Progress.
The opinions stated are those of the writer, and do not
necessarily refect that of the newspaper.
County Court
In My
Jason Landers was the speaker at the recent Kiwanis
meeting He gave a Power Point presentation on what it will
cost to reopen the jail. He is only trying to get the people’s
opinion before putting on the ballot. He said it would bring
back 12 to 15 new jobs to the community and make the total
operation much more effcient by having everything here in the
county. He asked the Kiwanis members how they felt about
his proposal, and if they would support the levy. They voted a
unanimous yes.
Three car/deer
Thursday, July 10
3:49 p.m. Theft of a motorcycle was
investigated on Road 180 in Carryall
3:59 p.m. Van Wert County Sheriff’s
offce relayed information about a feld
fre in standing wheat on Ohio 49 near
Road 12. Three Payne fre units and the
EMS responded for almost an hour.
8:54 p.m. A Brown Township resident
of Ohio 66 reported being assaulted
while at work.
Friday, July 11
12:28 a.m. A juvenile was entered
as missing for the Payne Police
12:53 a.m. Jason A. Brown was
arrested on a warrant.
4:51 a.m. One Cecil/Crane fre unit
responded to a call about a dock over a
pond being on fre on Road 230 in Crane
Township. They were on the scene less
than 15 minutes.
12:30 p.m. Neglect of a pony was
reported from Road 95 in Paulding
1:43 p.m. Theft of an antique corn
sheller was investigated on Road 170 in
Auglaize Township.
4:29 p.m. A Carryall Township
resident of Road 43 told deputies
someone is spraying their garden with
weed killer.
7:06 p.m. Dog complaint came in
from Emerald Road.
8:19 p.m. Theft of signs was reported
from Road 218 in Auglaize Township.
8:23 p.m. Theft of items from a shed
was investigated on Road 1021 in
Auglaize Township.
9:57 p.m. Deputies conducted a
vehicle search on North Williams Street
in Paulding.
10:55 p.m. Prowler complaint came
in from South Harrison Street in Grover
Saturday, July 12
2:02 a.m. Suspicious vehicle was
seen in the area of Roads 192 and 8 in
Emerald Township.
10:45 a.m. Unwanted solicitors were
rousted from Brentwood Trailer Park on
US 127 in Crane Township.
11:52 a.m. Dog bite was investigated
on North Main Street in Paulding.
12:22 p.m. Theft from a barn was
looked into on Road 12 in Blue Creek
12:59 p.m. Juvenile matter was
handled in Melrose.
2:34 p.m. Threats were reported from
Road 151 in Latty Township.
3:23 p.m. Dog complaint was lodged
from South Williams Street in Paulding.
5:54 p.m. Dog bite was investigated
on West Perry Street in Paulding.
7:29 p.m. Dog complaint came in
from Johnson Road in Paulding.
7:49 p.m. Deputies assisted a Haviland
resident of North Harrison Street with an
unwanted person.
10:54 p.m. Fireworks were reported
from US 127 in Crane Township.
10:54 p.m. Harassment by telephone
and text was handled on Road 102 in
Jackson Township.
Sunday, July 13
2:37 a.m. A deputy backed into a pole
in a West Gasser Street business after
checking on a vehicle.
6:45 a.m. Business alarm sounded on
North Main Street in Payne.
11:11 a.m. Deputies responded to a
domestic situation in Latty Village.
2:17 p.m. Theft of guns was reported
from Road 192 in Crane Township.
4:39 p.m. Suspicious activity was seen
on Ohio 114 in Washington Township.
7:16 p.m. Both Oakwood EMS units
made runs, as did an air ambulance,
from the scene of a two-vehicle crash
on Ohio 613 near Road 187 in Brown
Township. Oakwood and Grover Hill
fre departments assisted at the scene.
No further information was available.
8:45 p.m. Dog complaint was handled
on North Harrison Street, Haviland.
8:51 p.m. Deputies assisted Paulding
police with a subject with a knife on
Johnson Road for about 30 minutes.
9:05 p.m. Dog complaint came in
from North Harrison Street in Haviland.
9:16 p.m. A West Oak Street resident
of Payne made a dog complaint.
9:29 p.m. People were messing with a
truck on Road 177 in Brown Township.
10:51 p.m. Suspicious people were
seen at a fence along McDonald Pike.
10:53 p.m. Report of a prowler shining
a fashlight in people’s windows came in
from Flatrock at Payne.
11:16 p.m. A 16-year-old male was
reported missing from West Harrison
Street in Paulding.
11:25 p.m. A home owner in Payne
told deputies they found their door open
upon arriving home.
11:41 p.m. Prowler complaint was
handled on Leslie Street in Paulding.
Monday, July 14
1:58 a.m. Sexual harassment
complaint was lodged from Road 171 in
Brown Township.
3:39 a.m. Suspicious vehicle was seen
along Road 43 in Carryall Township.
4:08 a.m. A box truck parked along
Road 176 in Crane Township caught the
eye of passersby.
5:42 a.m. A car/deer collision was
documented on Road 171 south of Ohio
637 in Auglaize Township.
8:21 a.m. Theft of a tractor from
Ohio 637 in Jackson Township was
1:45 p.m. Deputies were called to
Road 12 for a dog complaint.
2:13 p.m. Paulding Putnam Electric
Cooperative reported a theft from Road
169 in Auglaize Township.
8:42 p.m. Juvenile matter was handled
on US 127 in Crane Township.
11:25 p.m. A car/deer mishap on
Road 144 near Road 103 in Paulding
Township was documented.
Tuesday, July 15
2:03 p.m. Deputies assisted a Crane
Township resident of Road 230 with an
unwanted person.
4:30 p.m. Theft complaint came in
from Road 95 in Paulding Township.
4:36 p.m. Possible identifcation theft
was looked into on West Canal Street in
4:42 p.m. Theft was reported from
Road 178 in Auglaize Township.
5:37 p.m. Hit-skip accident involving
a parked truck while the owner was
farming was documented on Road 82 in
Jackson Township.
5:51 p.m. Theft of medication was
investigated in Melrose.
6:53 p.m. Theft complaint was lodged
from Road 82 in Jackson Township.
10:02 p.m. Deputies were called to an
argument in Melrose.
Wednesday, July 16
9:37 a.m. Paulding Village Utilities
employee was involved in an accident,
which was documented by deputies.
12:14 p.m. Dog complaint came in
from Paulding Police Department.
12:17 p.m. Dog complaint from
Paulding police was handled.
12:18 p.m. A West Wayne Street
resident of Paulding lodged a dog
1:34 p.m. A South Williams Street
resident in Paulding made a dog
2:23 p.m. Van Wert County Sheriff’s
offce relayed information about a theft.
3:42 p.m. Deputies were called to
a dispute on East Harmon Street in
4:46 p.m. Paulding EMS was called
to Broughton Pike in Jackson Township
where a woman had been run over by a
7:59 p.m. Jonathan Overmyer was
arrested on a warrant.
9:49 p.m. A car/deer crash was
documented on Ohio 613 in Paulding
10:25 p.m. Telephone harassment
was investigated on Road 82 in Brown
11:37 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was
seen on Railroad Street in Cecil.
Thursday, July 17
10:25 a.m. Dog complaint came in
from Road 148 in Brown Township.
11:42 a.m. Deputies advised they
were completing a vehicle search on US
127 at the crossover.
2:03 p.m. Vandalism to a pool on
Road 163 in Auglaize Township was
2:23 p.m. Putnam County Sheriff’s
office requested mutual aid from
Oakwood Fire Department for a stubble
fre. One Oakwood unit responded for
about an hour.
4 p.m. A man came on station to
report vandalism on Tom Tim Drive in
5:19 p.m. A caller from Road 156
in Emerald Township told deputies
someone had cut their fowers.
5:56 p.m. Prowler complaint was
handled on Road 163 in Auglaize
9:26 p.m. A resident of Road 179 in
Brown Township told deputies someone
in a “Scream” mask was stalking them.
10:46 p.m. Harassment was the
complaint from Road 48 in Benton
11:22 p.m. Domestic situation was
handled on Road 169 in Auglaize
Friday, July 18
5:15 a.m. Deputies delivered a
message on Auglaize Street in Oakwood
for the Defance Police Department.
Addition, 0.4 acre. Warranty
David L. and Melinda
L.S. Wenzlick by Sheriff to
Federal National Mortgage
Association; Lot 77, Noneman
Emerald Acres Allotment #1,
0.258 acre. Sheriff’s deed.
Jayson G. Dangler to Sarah
M. Klima; Lots 52 and 53,
Noneman Addition, 0.196
acre. Warranty deed.
Danny Riggenbach, dec.
to Almalee Riggenbach; Lots
24-26, 0.22 acre. Affdavit.
Rhonda S. Miller by Sheriff
to Fannie Mae; Lots 16 and
17, Dix First Addition, 0.21
acre. Sheriff’s deed.
M15S LP to ACM Vision
V LLC; Lot 26, Dix First
Addition, 0.2 acre. Warranty
Payne Village
Anna (Taylor) Bachellor
to Jason R. McClain; Lot 11,
Block B, 0.28 acre. Warranty
Continued from Page 5A
Civil Docket:
Sarah J. Mowery DDS
Inc., Antwerp vs. Patricia
K. Thomas. Small claims,
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Stefany J. Font,
Paulding and Johnathon
Font, Paulding. Small claims,
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defiance vs. Jessica N.
Deming, Paulding. Small
claims, satisfed.
Paul di ng Col l ect i on
Services, Paulding vs.
Penney Gruszeki, Defance.
Other action, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of
Midland Funding LLC,
San Diego vs. Wendy
Rittenhouse, Cloverdale.
Other action, dismissed.
Mercy Health, Toledo,
Mercy Medical Group Physi.,
Toledo, Mercy Integrated
Lab, Toledo, and Mercy
Health Physicians, Toledo vs.
William S. Deatrick, Cecil.
Other action, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defiance vs. Michael D.
Johnson, Antwerp and
Lidia B. Johnson, Antwerp.
Small claims, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Jack C. Smith
Jr., Paulding. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $1,010.71.
Midland Funding LLC,
San Diego vs. Raymond
McCloud, Paulding. Other
action, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Jess F. Munger,
Paulding. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $1,176.59.
The Antwerp Exchange
Bank Co., Antwerp vs. Scott
A. Lamb, Paulding. Small
claims, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of $280.
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Beverly Carr,
Defiance. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $455.61.
St. Rita’s Medical Center,
Lima vs. Joanette Rue,
Grover Hill and Thomas Rue.
Other action, dismissed.
The Antwerp Exchange
Bank Co., Antwerp vs.
Jamie Holbrook, Payne.
Small claims, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Teresa D. Stahl,
Melrose. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $1,125.14
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defiance vs. Travis E.
Stevenson, Antwerp. Small
claims, dismissed.
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defance vs. Debra C. Wyatt,
Antwerp. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $1210.24.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Courtnie M.
Heater, Paulding. Small
claims, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of $516.
Credit Adjustments Inc.,
Defiance vs. Ashley N.
Unger, Grover Hill. Small
claims, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of
Grange Mutual Casualty
Co. , Col umbus vs.
Christopher M. Stemen,
Paulding. Other action,
judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $4,465.56.
Criminal Docket:
Steven D. Johnson,
Paulding, theft; $110 costs,
30 days jail, 150 suspended;
complete Ridge Project,
credit for 30 days served,
curfew set 10pm-8am, 40
hours community service,
complete Thinking for a
Change, anger management,
no contact with victim.
Steven D. Johnson,
Paulding, assault; 30 days
jail, 150 suspended.
Steven D. Johnson,
Paulding, criminal damages;
90 days jail suspended.
Steven D. Johnson,
Paulding, menacing; 30 days
jail suspended.
Amy Blatteau, Paulding,
domestic violence; $95 costs;
39 days jail; pay all costs.
Steven D. Johnson, assault;
$100 fne, $87 costs; 44 days
jail, 136 suspended; pay all,
44 days credit, maintain good
behavior, no contact with
Jeffrey A. Harter, Paulding,
confnement of dog; $25 fne,
$75 costs.
Roger L. Lehman, Payne,
sex with minor, count A
Roger L. Lehman, Payne,
sex with minor; $500 fne,
$198 costs; 180 days jail;
pay for stay at jail, a review
of hearing is set on Oct. 2,
complete Ridge Project,
obtain employment before
released from probation,
secure valid driver’s
license, complete GED, med
Roger L. Lehman, Payne,
sex with minor; count C
Angelica L. Martz,
Haviland, domestic violence;
$175 costs; 1 day jail, 29
suspended with one day
credit; no unlawful contact
with victim, 10 hours
community service, complete
Ridge Project, probation
ordered, repay court appt.
Nathan J. Woodby, Cecil,
falsifcation; $375 fne, $147
costs; 3 days jail, 87 days
suspended; pay for stay at
jail, complete Ridge project,
evaluation at Westwood and
complete such counseling,
20 hours community service,
shall not consume alcohol,
probation ordered.
Linda S. Franklin,
Paulding, theft; $129.48
costs; 180 days jail
suspended; pay restitution if
Tasha J. Alvarado,
Defance, theft; $135 costs;
pay restitution if requested,
no contact with victims or
Dollar General, probation
Donelda Hemenway,
Haviland, confinement of
dog; $25 fne, $87 costs.
Virgil W. Lee, Grover Hill,
disorderly conduct; $50 fne,
$87 costs.
Traffc Docket
Freddy Mitchell Wilson,
Manning, S.C., failure to
reinstate; $100 fine, $87
costs, pay all by Aug. 29 or
sent to collections.
Freddy Mitchell Wilson,
Manning, S.C., 91/65 speed;
$43 fne, pay all by Aug. 29
or sent to collections.
Lonnie D. Smith, Antwerp,
FRA suspension; $150 fne,
$87 costs.
Saul Perez Gomez,
Paulding, driving without
license; $100 fne, $87 costs.
Saul Perez Gomez,
Paulding, unsafe vehicle; $68
Saul Perez Gomez,
Paulding, 68/55 speed; $33
Saul Perez Gomez,
Paulding, seat belt; $30 fne.
Linda Marie Baker,
Columbia, S.C., 83/65 speed;
$48 fne, $77 costs.
Diana R. Bakle, Paulding,
stop for school bus;
defendant found not guilty
costs waived.
Christopher v. Allen, Fort
Wayne, seat belt; $30 fne,
$47 costs.
Matthew James Howe,
Brighton, Mich., 83/65
speed; $43 fne, $77 costs.
Darrel J. Powell, Falmouth,
Ky., stop sign; $53 fne, $82
Manj o K. Meht a,
Dorchester, Ont., 79/65
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Timothy J. Lengacher,
New Haven, Ind., seat belt;
$30 fne, $47 costs.
Abbie Grandlienard,
Bluffton, Ind., 78/65 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
Dustin William Havenar,
Carmel, Ind., 84/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Amy L. Shoaf f ,
Mechanicsburg, Ill., 81/65
speed; $43 fne, $77 costs.
Stephanie Y. Olnhausen,
Beavercreek, 72/55 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Stephanie Marie Noyes,
Carmel, Ind., 82/65 speed;
$43 fne, $77 costs.
Kenneth R. Durbin,
Noblesville, Ind., 77/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Michael T. Bennett,
Warrenton, Mo., 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Jennifer Marie Geiger,
Carmel, Ind., 77/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Alexander D. Sodeman,
Ottawa Hills, 78/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Jeremy R. Starling,
Birmingham, Mich., 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Sandra D. Sowers,
Indianapolis, 79/65 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
Thomas N. Roseman,
Camby, Ind., 77/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Jeffery A. Wieland,
Antwerp, 65/55 speed; $33
fne, $77 costs.
Jodi L. Strawser, Van
Wert, 67/55 speed; $33 fne,
$77 costs.
Lisa A. Wilkes, Detroit,
84/65 speed; $43 fne, $80
Simran Gulati, Fort
Wayne, failure to yield to
emergency vehicle; $68 fne,
$80 costs.
James C. Moyer, Avon,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80
Jerry L. Hundl ey,
Blacklick, stop sign; $53 fne,
$80 costs.
Jagdeep S. Sohal, Stoney
Creek, Ont., seat belt; $30
fne, $55 costs.
Mi chael D. Owen,
Fremont, 77/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Brittany Lynn Garcia-
Sallinas, Indianapolis, 84/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Ronald James Calvelage,
Van Wert, assured clear
distance; $68 fne, $80 costs.
Ronald James Calvelage,
Van Wert, seat belt; $30 fne.
Indy Devera, Indianapolis,
80/65 speed; $43 fne, $80
Jessica Fotte, Olathe, Kan.,
82/65 speed; $43 fne, $80
Richard W. Moellering,
Harper Woods, Mich., 79/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Yani ra P. Torres,
Richmond, Texas, 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Melinda J. Wesolowski,
Monclova, 76/65 speed; $63
fne, $80 costs.
Nancy J. Wilson, Payne,
68/55 speed; $44 fne, $77
Miranda R. Merz, Fort
Wayne, 79/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Trudy M. Ashenfelter,
Swanton, 75/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Preston J. Meng, Westfeld,
Ind., 78/65 speed; $33 fne,
$80 costs.
Emily Christian Farr,
Paulding, seat belt; $30 fne,
$47 costs.
Dwayne J. Scot t ,
Indianapolis, 99/65 speed;
$93 fne, $80 costs.
Philip E. Hablitzel,
Delphos, 68/55 speed; $33
fne, $77 costs.
Firas Marrugi, Warren,
Mich., 80/65 speed; $63 fne,
$80 costs.
Shane A. Grenko, Castle
Rock, Colo., 81/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Tony Schear, Pekin, Ind.,
81/65 speed; $43 fne, $80
Kimberly A. Brennan,
Martinsville, Ind., 78/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Mary F. Harvey, St. Louis,
Miss., 94/65 speed; $43 fne,
$80 costs.
Christopher Leck, Fishers,
Ind., 76/65 speed; $33 fne,
$80 costs.
Tamara L. Sitton, Cecil,
79/65 speed; $33 fne, $80
Jason M. Wilks, Clinton
Twp., Mich., 92/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Jill R. Chader, Monticello,
Ind., 89/65 speed; $43 fne,
$80 costs.
Joan S. Lanza, Carmel,
Ind., 79/65 speed; $33 fne,
$80 costs.
Brent L. Kauser, Paulding,
seat belt; $30 fne, $47 costs.
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July 25 – Barb Betts,
Colten Christo, Anthony
“Tito” Diaz, Jeanette
Dimock, Britney Dobbelaere,
Joanna Garcia, Robert
Goings, Nathan Hodge, Tom
Johnson, Emma Stouffer,
Gail Stout, Ann Zielke.
July 26 – Edward
Andrews, Eternity Bassler,
Jodi Carpenter, Jean DeLong,
Donna Place, Robert Santo,
Haden Sholl, Charlene
Shrider, Thomas Zuber.
July 27 – Thelma Hill, Alys
Keck, T.J. Moreno, Shelley
Shinners, Harley Zuver.
July 28 – Bob Dobbelaere,
Linda Escobedo, Steve
Foltz, Doug Gross, Tammy
Mekus, Brittlyn Sitton, Staci
July 29 – Jerry DeLong,
Shari Guyton, David
Hammer smith, Virginia
Her shber ger , Pr est on
Johanns, Keith Leatherman,
Wilma Pepper, LaDonna
Pfrost, Ryan Piper, Altha
Reighter, Patti Stoller, Pam
Weippert, Betty Wilks.
July 30 – Addalee Fulk,
Abby Gross, Jesse Rios, Kate
July 31 – Joni Arend,
Dawson Bradford, Ann
Fuerst, Sheryl Garza, Evan
Gordon, Caleb Merritt,
Janice Miller, Byron Stoller.
Aug. 1 – Madilyn Brigner,
David Galnares Sr., Nolan
Johanns, Olivia Meraz,
Shannon Nardone, David
R. Scott Sr., Cyndi Stoller,
Shaaron Whitman.
NOCAC Summer Food
Service Program for children
served 11:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m. at LaFountain Park in
Monday, July 28 -
Friday, Aug. 1
MONDAY – Chicken and
noodles, mashed potatoes,
pineapple, milk.
TUESDAY – Swiss steak,
baked potato, apple juice,
dinner roll, milk.
patty sandwich with bun,
potato salad, fruit cup, milk.
THURSDAY – Hot dog
bun, baked potato, banana,
chips, milk.
FRIDAY – Menu not
July 26 – Steve and Leslie
Heilshorn, Kevin and Cyndi
July 27 – Jack and Joan
July 28 – Steve and Kathie
July 29 – Robert and
Heather Fields, Ralph and
Frieda Hammons, Joe and
Denise Shouse.
July 30 – Loretta and
Don Heingartner, Jeff and
Michelle Webb, Ted and
Cathy Wunderle.
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PAULDING – David and
Vicki Gerschutz of Cecil
announce the engagement
of their daughter, Stephanie
Renee Gerschutz, to Stephen
Thomas Wagner, son of
Scott and Sheryl Wagner of
Stephanie is a 2011
graduate of Paulding High
School and a 2014 graduate
of Brown Mackie College
with an associates degree of
applied science in veterinary
technology. She is employed
at the Animal Clinic of
Paulding in Paulding.
Stephen is also a 2011
graduate of Paulding High
School. He is a diesel
mechanic at Defiance
Truck Sales and Services in
The couple will be married
Sept. 6, 2014 at the Paulding
Church of the Nazarene by
the Rev. C. Joseph Fifer.
The Church Corner
Jamie S. McClone, Warsaw, Ind., 76/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Kathryn M. Gacsal, Toledo, 95/65 speed;
$93 fne, $80 costs.
Hector Bonilla, Indianapolis, 75/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Michelle Marie Pilon, Romulus, Mich.,
77/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Amy B. Royal, Newburgh, Ind., 76/65
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Eric M. Simindinger, Payne, 70/55 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Jeremy P. George, Colorado Springs, Colo.,
79/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
John Joseph Lopes, Zoinsville, Ind., 85/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Alexa Monroe, Hicksville, failure to
control; $68 fne, $80 costs.
Nikki E. Bruckman, Indianapolis, 85/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Myra A. Rivers, Atlanta, Ga., 80/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Carlleria N. Hakim-Muhammad,
Indianapolis, child restraint; $68 fne, $80
Colton J. Magan, Fort Wayne, 87/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Michael G. Skiles, Anderson, Ind., seat
belt; $30 fne, $47 costs.
Kevin M. Dove, Indianapolis, 78/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Tiffany A. King, Beech Grove, Ind., 89/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Joshua S. Puckett, Mason, 77/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Timothy J. Laughlin, Brownsburg, Ind.,
88/65 speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Sofa Abell, Noblesville, Ind., 80/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Jacque L. Bartlett, Indianapolis, failure to
yield to emergency vehicle; $68 fne, $80
Eugene Carson, Detroit, 83/65 speed; $43
fne $80 costs.
Amit K. Dewan, E. Amherst, N.Y., 79/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Brock J. England, Upper Sandusky, display
plates; $68 fne, $80 costs.
Dustin J. Freiburghaus, Columbia, Ill.,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Kevin Field, Burdett, N.Y., 81/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Anthony J. Hoellrich, New Bavaria, 79/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Nicholas E. Kowalkowski, New Lenox, Ill.,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Daniel E. Martinez, Paulding, seat belt; $20
fne, $50 costs.
Dezrale Williams, Indianapolis, 97/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Monica A. Shaw, Oakwood, seat belt; $20
fne, $47 costs.
Donald Dwayne Johnson, Billings, Mont.,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Darren M. Kenworthy, Lafayette, Ind.,
80/65 speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Patricia Lyn King, Palm Bay, Fla., 81/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Danyel M. Franklin, Indianapolis, 79/65
speed; $33fne, $80 costs.
Kristen M. Egly, Fort Wayne, 79/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Gary Michael Lawrence, Livonia, Mich.,
80/65 speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
David W. Marlin, Antwerp, 94/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Lakisha D. Favorite, Saginaw, Mich., 79/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Santana M. Villarreal, Defiance, 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Chelsea P. Terrell, Brownsburg, Ind., 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Michael E. Shaw, Monroe, Mich., 78/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Sujoy Phookan, Muncie, Ind., 77/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Jeffrey D. Thrasher, Richmond, Mich.,
display plates; $68 fne, $80 costs.
Matthew Vincelli, Lynbrook, N.Y., 90/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Timothy J. Vogt, Napoleon, 79/65 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
Kazimierz Luszcki, Windsor, Ont., 82/65
speed; $43 fne, $77 costs.
Jade D. Wisener, Celina, following to close;
$53 fne, $80 costs.
Dominique J. Martinez, Dallas, 69/55
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Jonathan R. Rozevink, Holgate, 76/65
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Thomas Walker, Fort Wayne, 77/65 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
John G. Curran Jr., Chicago, Ill., 82/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Landis Smith, Fort Wayne, driving without
license; dismissed at the state’s request.
Landis Smith, Fort Wayne, failure to yield
to emergency vehicle; $75 fne, $87 costs; pay
all by Sept. 26 or sent to collections, show
proof of insurance by July 18.
Ameka L. Garner, Indianapolis, 81/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Ethan A. Pedersen, Morristown, Ind., seat
belt; $30 fne, $50 costs.
Ronald L. Cupp, Hamilton, 82/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
Monica M. Frazier, St. Louis, Mo., 75/65
speed; $43 fne, $77 costs.
Catherine L. Golden, N. Canton, 65/55
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
James E. Dunno, Warren, Ind., 65/55 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
Angel Luis Guevara-Mesa, Clovis, N.M.,
failure to yield to emergency vehicle; $68
fne, $80 costs.
Cheyenne K. Miller-Sweet, Hicksville, seat
belt; $30 fne, $47 costs.
Frank H. Tracy Jr., Payne, seat belt; $30
fne, $47 costs.
Kevin G. Rode, Troy, 65/55 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Becky J. Morgan, Troy, Ill., 75/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Tin San, Fort Wayne, 75/65 speed; $33 fne,
$77 costs.
Edward J. Schlatter, Paulding, seat belt;
$30 fne, $47 costs.
Elizabeth M. Hudspeth, Commerce Twp.,
Mich., 75/65 speed; $25 fne, $77 costs.
Joey I. Henderson, Sherwood, 65/55 speed;
$33 fne, $77 costs.
Chanse Ebel, Van Wert, improper backing;
$53 fne, $80 costs.
Teresa M. Lucido, Grosse Pointe, Mich.,
failure to yield to emergency vehicle; $68
fne, $80 costs.
Jackie M. Travis, Defance, failure to yield
to emergency vehicle; $25 fne, $87 costs.
Shawn J. Truckenbrod, Fishers, Ind., 76/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Alan R. Grahm, Liberty Center, 75/65
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Jeremiah S. Hruschak, N. Royalton, 77/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Matthew D. Lambert, Cloverdale, failure to
control; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Timothy J. Loula, Madison Lake, Minn.,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Aliana Adkins, Brownsburg, Ind., 77/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Gary D. Baldwin, Franklin, Ind., 75/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Ian Knobel Holloway, Greenfeld, Ind.,
78/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Stephanie L. Ralston, Goshen, Ind., 81/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Cory D. Boecker, Delphos, 66/55 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Judith D. Haring, Evanton, Ill., left of
center; $53 fne, $77 costs.
Brian William Shield, Indianapolis, 78/65
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Aug. 3-7
Vacation Bible School
Christian Church will be
holding its vacation Bible
school with the theme “Weird
Animals: Where Jesus’ Love
is One-of-a-Kind.”
It will start Aug. 3 and
run through Aug. 7. Classes
start at 6 p.m. each day and
end at 8:30 p.m. For more
information, call 419-399-
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 7A
Continued from Page 6A
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9:30 A.M. Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:30 A.M.
Location: Extension Building, Paulding County Fairgrounds,
Paulding, Ohio (Air Conditioned Building)
All money raised will go toward local Youth for Christ ministries. Youth for Christ
presented the gospel of Jesus Christ to approximately 3,000 students last year.
1991 Mazda hatchback 1.6 liter engine 129,322 miles (New exhausst, front mid-pipes and
muffler, new brakes, new alternator & water pump - Tickets to all OSU home football game
tickets (4 tickets each game: Virginia Tech, Kent State, Rutgers, Indiana & Michigan, 2 tickets each
game: Cincinnati & Illinois), another car donated by Estle Chevrolet in Defiance, Cub Cadet RTZ
zero-turn mower, Cub Cadet LT 1045 riding mower, 2006 4’x8’ utility trailer, Canoe, self-propelled
lawn mower, assortment of Ohio State Autographed memorabilia, laptop computer: Lenovo, Many
Vintage items, packaged whole hog sausage patties, whole steer ground for hamburger, 2 sides of
pork (processed to your request), 2 new chest freezers, 6 melody Seiko chime clock, Seiko men’s
watch, Pretty Place Bed and Breakfast (3 mi. from Shipshewana), Sauder Village Barn Restaurant
and overnight at Heritage Inn, 2 nights at the Holiday Inn in Defiance, hand carved cork wood
duck decoy by Master Carver Dave Cline Jr., Stihl chainsaw, Craftsman hedge trimmer, NEMCO
popcorn popper, Duck Commander calls, Duck Dynasty items, many concert tickets for various
groups, Huntington University $1000.00 scholarship
Wannemacher Auctioneers
“Call Us–We’re the Other Guys”
106 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH
Maurice Wannemacher
Jeff Strahley
Kevin Anspach
Poison hemlock or wild carrot?
By Mark Holtsberry
Education specialist
Paulding SWCD
This invasive weed is
a member of the carrot
family, so it shares many
characteristics with other
weeds found in Ohio
including native wild carrot,
also called Queen Anne’s
lace. The hemlock has a
biennial (two year) life cycle.
Poison hemlock may be
distinguished from wild
carrot fowers by looking at
the stem. Poison hemlock has
purple spots or blotches an no
hairs along the fower stem.
Wild carrot has blotches and
is usually covered with hairs.
All growth stages of poison
hemlock have bluish-green
leaves that are fern like and
wild carrot has more rounded
that sharp pointed leaves.
Poison hemlock is a highly
visible plant reaching five
to seven feet tall this time of
year. The favored location is
along streams, ditches and
old barn lots although it can
be found about anywhere.
There is an odor to the plant
that is sometimes described
as “mousy”, which is like
finding a mouse nest and
the odor that follows. Also,
clusters of tiny white fowers
are borne on structures called
umbels (look like upside-
down umbrellas) on the upper
part of the fowering stalks.
Flowering season will last
from now through August.
True to its name, the plant
is moderately to highly
poisonous to cattle, horses,
swine and sheep. The most
toxic parts of the plant are
roots and seed. Affected
animals show signs within
hours of eating it. Most
animals do not eat it other
than nibbling on the leaves.
To create a toxic condition
requires cattle to eat one or
two pounds of the material.
The risk to animals should
be minimal unless they have
nothing else to eat. Symptoms
i ncl ude ner vousness,
trembling, incoordination and
death in some cases. Pregnant
cows that graze poison
hemlock may experience
birth defects in their calves
such as cleft palate and spinal
abnormalities. The critical
time in the pregnancy for
cattle is 40 through 70 days.
Poison hemlock is also
toxic to people who touch the
plant. Care should be used if
removing by hand as some
individuals have reported
becoming sick after working
in and around it. Poison
hemlock spreads by seed,
which may be distributed by
birds and rodents. It is best
to control while in the rosette
stage, particularly in the fall.
However, control at this time
of year will prevent additional
seed production.
Control or eradication can
include mowing and tilling.
Mowing should be done in the
bloom stage. Using selective
herbicides (2,4 D), dicamba,
crossbow or non-selective
herbicides such as glyphosate
(Roundup) Glyphosate
appears to work the best. It
can be eradicated by applying
any of these herbicides early
in the year. Every effort
should be made to minimize
seed production. Another
recommended control is to
use Remedy Ultra, Tordon
22k or Grazon P+D before
poison hemlock bolts in the
early spring. It may also
control it in the fall in the
rosette stage. I have seen and
also mowed hemlock at the
Nature Center, so be aware of
what you are touching. Have
a safe and wonderful walk
this summer.
Recent Paulding High School graduates Kelsi Manz and Tiffany Spangler participated on the
national level at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) conference in
San Antonio, Texas. They recorded the highest score and a gold medal for their project. The two
raised over $30,000 to help build a library in Mekele, Ethiopia.
Manz, Spangler team up for gold
Paulding pair raise $30,000 for Ethiopian library
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – More than 7,000
Family, Career and Community Leaders
of America (FCCLA) members, advisers,
alumni, and guests from across the country
gathered in San Antonio, Texas for the 2014
National Leadership Conference. Kelsi Manz
and Tiffany Spangler, recent graduates of
Paulding High School and members of the
Paulding High School – Vantage Career
Center Satellite FCCLA, were among the
members that took part in STAR Event
Competitions at the conference.
FCCLA offers over 30 Family and
Consumer Sciences related events, also
known as STAR (Students Taking Action
with Recognition) events. Members compete
at the district, state and national level. This
year, Kelsi Manz and Tiffany Spangler were
among over 4,200 STAR Event participants
who competed in San Antonio. This is the
largest number of competitors at any National
STAR Events competition.
Kelsi and Tiffany competed in the National
Programs in Action STAR Event – Leadership
Service in Action. Their project was titled
“Bookin’ it to Ethiopia.” They raised over
$30,000 to build a library in Mekele, Ethiopia.
After graduation, they traveled to Ethiopia to
paint, furnish and dedicate the new library.
Kelsi and Tiffany received the highest
award, a gold medal, for their project. They
scored a 99.3 out of 100 points.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of
America is a national Career and Technical
Student organization that provides personal
growth, leadership development, and career
preparation opportunities for students in
Family and Consumer Sciences education.
FCCLA has 200,000 members and more than
5,500 chapters from 49 state associations,
Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The
organization has involved more than ten
million youth since its founding in 1945.
FCCLA is unique among youth
organizations because its programs are
planned and run by members. It is the only
career and technical in-school student
organization with the family as its central
focus. Participation in national programs and
chapter activities helps members become
strong leaders in their families, careers, and
New staff members introduced
to Antwerp school board
Progress Staff Writer
ANTWERP – The Antwerp Local School
Board meet in regular session on Thursday,
July 17. New teachers for the 2014-15 school
year were introduced, summer maintenance
projects were updated, and it was reported the
district closed out with a positive fnancial
Attending the meeting were Chad
Schindler, Wade Sisson and Ryan Zuber. Both
Sisson and Zuber will be part of the science
department while Schindler will be teaching
the preschool class. Elementary principal Tim
Manz reported that 60 students are enrolled in
the preschool program.
Superintendent Patricia Ross updated the
board concerning the maintenance projects
being done throughout the facility. The four
educational wings have been completed and
additional painting is being done. One of the
major projects taken on by the maintenance
staff has been the dismantling of all the steps
on the bleachers in the gym and having them
power washed.
“This was a huge undertaking by our people
and they did a great job,” commented Ross.
Kristine Stuart updated the board concerning
the district fnances. For the month of June,
the district had receipts totaling $435,591.73
with expenses totaling $552,046.85. For the
fscal year, the district had receipts totaling
$8,184,663.07 while total expenses were in
the amount of $7,833,458.78.
“It’s exciting to end up in the black,” said
board president Dennis Recker.
Stuart also reported the district received
$1,530.86 in interest on their checking and
savings accounts for the month of June.
In other business:
• Superintendent Ross reported that the
following staff positions are still open:
family and consumer science, Spanish and
elementary secretary.
• High school principal Mike Bute
welcomed Denise Coleman as the new
• Teacher workday is Aug. 18.
• The frst day of school is Aug. 19.
• Elementary school open house is Aug. 17
from 5 - 6:30 p.m.
• Fall sports pictures will be taken at 9 a.m.
on Friday, August 15
• OSBA Capital Conference is scheduled
for Nov. 9-12.
The board approved the following consent
• Offcial certifcate of estimated resources
for fscal year 2015.
• Mitch Buchan as summer STS worker at
$10.50 per hour effective July 7.
• Susan Jewell as assistant cross country
coach for the 2014-15.
• Mary Smith as Washington, DC trip
advisor and freshman class advisor.
• NEOLA policy updates.
• One-year teaching contract for Wade
Sisson (pending records).
• Middle School/High School and athletic
handbook .
• Jassmine Reyes as National Honor
Society advisor.
• Lisa Girlie Jordaan as senior class
• Amy Sorrell as co-sophomore class
• Amy Hammer as mini-Archer volleyball
• Letter of resignation from Alexandria
Gillis effective at the end of the 2013-14
school year.
Laura Luz, Oshawa, Ont., 77/65 speed; $33
fne, $77 costs.
Kaiya Deshee Coleman, Detroit, 78/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Hillary K. Budd, Sylvania, seat belt; $30
fne, $50 costs.
Catherine Rose Caruso, Indianapolis, 84/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Brandon L. Harris, Berea, 79/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Daniel M. Miller, Elyria, 75/65 speed; $33
fne, $80 costs.
Ryan K. Murray, Cincinnati, no brake
lights; $68 fne, $77 costs.
Dawn M. Williams, Dearborn Hts., Mich.,
82/65 speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Gary M. Lewis, Avon, Ind., 74/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Maggie J. Smith, Fort Wayne, 75/65 speed;
$33 fne, $80 costs.
Chelsie M. Cooper, Martinsville, Ind.,
75/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Gary W. Napier, London, Ky., failure to
yield to emergency vehicle; $68 fne, $80
Ganashyam Subramaniyan, Fort Wayne,
77/65 speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Robbin R. Puckett, Indianapolis, 83/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Anthony Lee Dargo, Fisher, Ind., 76/65
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Joseph Tirnauer, Monroe, N.Y., 81/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Jeremy J. Batt, Oakwood, seat belt; $30
fne, $47 costs.
Thomas R. Sauer, Venice, Calif., 97/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Debora A. Pearson, Indianapolis, 80/65
speed; $43 fne, $80 costs.
Teresa L. Richter, New Bremen, 69/55
speed; $33 fne, $80 costs.
Christopher D. Gheen, Ohio City, 68/55
speed; $33 fne, $77 costs.
Joshua R. White, Fowler, Ind., 88/65 speed;
$43 fne, $80 costs.
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each month. We also need someone to cover
Wayne Trace school board 7:30 p.m. on the
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professional demeanor and be able to attend
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8A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Paulding County Church Directory
Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 North Williams Street,
Paulding, church telephone number is 399-3591, Rev. Ben Lowell,
Worship service at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 11:15 a.m.; Wed. wor-
ship at 6 pm. Church offce 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, Pauld-
ing, Rev. Chuck Oliver, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at
10:30 a.m., and Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. including a youth service
on at least three Wednesday evenings.
Rose Hill Church of God, corner of SR 637 and Charloe Trail, Pauld-
ing, 399-3113, Pastor Ron Hofacker, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday service from 7-8 p.m. with children’s
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 Karen Stetins, church telephone number is 399-
2320, Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 203 W. Townline, Payne, 399-2576,
Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 4 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..
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
location information, contact Pastor Rich Phelan, 419-263-2728.
Payne Church of Christ, 220 West Merrin Street, Payne, Pastor Mikeal
George. Sunday worship at 9:30 am. 419-263-2092; 419-574-2150 (cell).
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
a.m, Church service-10 a.m.
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 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 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 offce to notify of Sunday service
evening worship at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
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
Calvary Bible Church, Ohio 111 West across from Paulding County
Hospital, 399-4919, elders John Mohr, 260-632-4356, Bob Fessel 419-
399-3398, Don Baer 419-399-5805. Sunday school at 9 a.m., morning
worship at 10:15 a.m.
Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil. Pastor Ted
Ramey. Sun. school 10:00 am, Worship service 11 am, Sun. eve. 6
pm, Wed. eve. 6 pm.
Cecil First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Cecil, Sunday wor-
ship 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.; Sun-
day 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 a.m., Worship service 10
a.m. Interim pastor is Rev. Dr. Paul Biery.
First Presbyterian Church, 114 West Caroline Street, Paulding,
399-2438, Rev. David Meriwether, 9:00am Sunday school (youth and
adult), 9:15 a.m. praise singing, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship. Commu-
nion 1st Sunday each month. No 1st Wednesday supper.
House of Love Ministries, 220 N. Williams St., Paulding. Pastor
Predest (Dwayne) Richardson or Sister Brenda Richardson, 419-
399-9205 or 419-796-8718, Sunday worship at 3 p.m. Jail Ministry,
Food Ministry, Outreach Ministry. Overcomer Outreach - a Christian
12-steap meeting, Sundays at 5 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, Pastor Jeremy Thompson, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 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 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.
Pastor Jonathan L. Hoagland, 587-3376, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.,
Morning worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening gospel hour at 6 p.m.,
Wednesday 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).
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:20 a.m., nursery avail-
able 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 6 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.
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,
Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11:15 a.m.
Harvest Field Pentecostal Church of God, 13625 Road 12, Scott, Pas-
tor Terry Martin, 419-622-2026, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morn-
ing worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 6 pm, Wednesday
evening worship at 7:00 pm, Wednesday Youth Group at 7 pm.
Friends United Methodist Church, Latty, Pastor Ron Johnson. Sunday
worship at 9 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m.
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 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
Prairie Chapel Bible Church, one mile east and a half-mile north of
Oakwood on the corner of Roads 104 and 209, Pastor Earl Chapman,
594-2057, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.,
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. Offce: 417
N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses:
Sunday at 8:30am.
First Baptist Church, 5482 CR 424, Pastor Todd Murray, 258-2056,
Sunday 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 11:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:00 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.
Apostolic Christian Church, 13562 Road 147, Defance (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 7:30 p.m.
Bethel Christian Church, Ohio 66, Defance (Arthur), Pastor Christo-
pher Baker, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Church of Christ, corner of County Roads 166 and 191, Evangelist
Lonnie 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, Defance (Junc-
tion), 393-2671 or, Rev. C. Joseph Fifer, Sun-
day 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, Defance
(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., Sun-
day evening worship at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening worship at 7 p.m.,
Youth Service Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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.
Grover Hill Church of the Nazarene, Maple and East Jackson streets,
5538 Road 13, Ottawa
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Child’s passing leaves caregiving
mother with a broken heart
Several weeks ago I wrote
a column about a special
situation a few miles away in
Decatur, Indiana. It involved
a mother who purposely
adopted a little girl with
cancer in order to give tender
love and care to her during
her time of illness.
That was four years ago;
Beth Ann Fawcett took little
Ebony into her arms and
cared for her as an “angel-
mother” during the duration
of her fight with cancer.
During that time, Beth Ann
lost her job and made major
sacrifces on behalf of Ebony,
who just celebrated her ninth
birthday. But none of that
meant anything compared
to the heart full of love she
poured out on her little girl.
On July 8, at 1:08 p.m.,
Beth Ann’s arms were
emptied of her bundle of joy
when her daughter and best
friend passed in her presence
in Decatur. Since then, it has
not only been Beth Ann who
has grieved the loss of Ebony,
an entire community and
surrounding area who knew
this special bond has mourned
the loss of Ebony and sought
to bring comfort to a mother’s
broken heart.
But not only did Beth Ann
lose the companionship of
her precious daughter, as a
caregiver, she also lost the
object of her greatest love
and the daily acceptance of
serving God as the girl’s
At the moment of Ebony’s
passing, Beth Ann penned in
her journal, “A golden heart
stopped beating, your tender
hands at rest, God took you
home to prove to us He only
takes the best. Ebony Ann,
you will forever be in my
heart, Mommy loves you,
Ebony Ann! You will forever
be in my heart; Ebony Ann
went to Jesus’ loving arms at
1:08 today (July 8, 2014).”
While my heart goes out to
this broken-hearted mother,
this entire episode gives me an
even deeper appreciation for
caregivers everywhere. True,
there is exasperation and
fatigue that goes with such a
role, but my heart reaches to
the love and courage to risk a
loving heart on behalf of the
one being taken care of.
As I sit and type this
column, I am aware that there
are hundreds of caregivers
within a radius of me that
are worn out, but still trying
to think of one more thing
to bring comfort and peace
to those that they are caring
for. My suggestion is that at
the moment this is being read,
the reader takes fve minutes
to meditate or pray on behalf
of caregivers everywhere.
What made Ebony’s story
even more touching was
her courageous approach.
In spite of her extreme pain,
she was determined to keep
going. Early this spring, her
community had a beneft and
birthday party for her on her
ninth birthday. On Memorial
Day, she insisted on attending
the dedication of a Veteran’s
Wall in honor of those who
had served our country.
Most recently, just three
weeks ago, she insisted on
being transported around the
track during the “Survivor’s
Lap” of her local Relay for
Life. Ten days later she
It’s no wonder that her
mother expressed this past
Sunday that “I am completely
lost without my beautiful
daughter, Ebony Ann, needing
her hugs and kisses today
more than ever.”
And now for that five
minutes of silence, on behalf
of Ebony’s beautiful mother,
and all of those who are
currently in caregiving roles
in the area.
Paulding County selected for
Good Life community grant
The Paulding County Board of Developmental Disabilities
(PCBDD) was recently selected as a GOOD LIFE Community
Network participant.
The GOOD LIFE grant was awarded to the Ohio Association
of County Boards in Columbus who then selected the Paulding
County Board of DD as a participant.
Local team members for this project include: Lisa Recker,
PCBDD superintendent; Pat Ross, Antwerp Local School
superintendent/PC Workshop Inc. board president; Nancy
Albright, parent; Rachel Rosebrock, service and support
administrator; Michael Schweinsberg, service and support
administrator; Dennis Recker, Integrity Ford; Janelle Couts,
PCW adult services director; Brenda Miller, PCW director of
operations; Sharon Franklin, Champaign Residential Services
Inc.; Bridget Keezer, PCW adult services provider, and Krystal
This 11-member team will have access to fve national
experts on a monthly basis and will focus on helping individuals
work, live and connect in our community.
Thirteen counties were selected in Ohio and the grant runs
through May 2015.
A public meeting July 31 in Hicksville will provide an opportunity for those who live, work and
play in the Upper Maumee Valley to gain a better understanding of their watershed.
Public invited to learn more
about Maumee watershed plan
HICKSVILLE – Are you interested in
learning about the new watershed management
plan that has been developed for the Upper
Maumee River Watershed? Interested in
touring the Huber Opera House? Here is an
opportunity to do both.
On July 31, the Upper Maumee Watershed
Partnership along with the Defance and Allen
County Soil and Water Conservation Districts
are excited to extend an invitation to the public
to join us for an in-depth look at the new Upper
Maumee River Watershed Management Plan.
The event will be at the Huber Opera House,
157 E. High St., Hicksville
The free public meeting begins at 7 pm.
Optional Huber Opera House tour (free)
begins at 6:30 p.m. Tour the facility then join
the public meeting. Refreshments provided.
Several years ago, the partners involved
with this project recognized the growing
concern of high nutrient and sediment levels
entering Lake Erie through the Maumee River
causing massive algal blooms and flling the
Toledo harbor with sediment. Therefore,
the Allen County, Indiana and Defiance
County, Ohio Soil and Water Conservation
Districts applied for and were awarded
Clean Water Act 319 grants from the Indiana
Department of Environmental Management
and the Ohio Environmental Protection
Agency, respectively, to create a Watershed
Management Plan for the Upper Maumee
River Watershed.
The purpose of the management plan is to
identify areas of concern in the watershed
and develop an action register, guided by
local stakeholders, to reduce the amount
of pollution entering the river system, and
improve overall water quality and the quality
of life for those that live around and rely on
the river.
The July 31 public meeting provides
an opportunity for those who live, work
and play in the watershed to gain a better
understanding of their watershed, the role
they play in protecting water quality and the
role of federal, state and local governmental
For any questions about the event, please
contact the Allen County Soil and Water
Conservation District at 260-484-5848 Ext.
3 and ask for Sharon Partridge, watershed
program manager or, the Defance County
Soil and Water Conservation District at 419-
782-8751 Ext. 3 and ask for Stephanie Singer,
watershed program manager.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 9A
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• Heavy Equipment
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• Utility Trailers
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1201 N. Williams St., • Paulding, OH 45879
Sandra J. Mickelson &
Tamyra L. Humes
Cell: 419-506-1015
Over 40 Years Combined Real Estate Experience
“Serving you from Sign Up to Sign Down!”
Offered In 1 Parcel ….. FSA indicates 61.07+- tillable acres - USDA Soil
Survey indicates approximately 21.5 acres of highly productive Mermill soil with
areas of Toledo, Granby and Bixler - this is where the “tall corn grows” ----- Call
for Brochure, Survey, FSA and other auction information or visit our web
site ……Terms: $10,000 earnest money on the day of the auction; Closing
on before Sept. 23, 2014, upon delivery of Deed and Attorney’s Certificate Of
Title; Possession at closing as the 2014 crops are harvested. Possession of
wheat field on day of auction to prepare for 2015 crops; Seller reserves the
2014 crops ……….. Farm Location: ¾ mi south of Arthur, OH or 6 mi. north
of Oakwood, OH on Rt. 66 to Rd. 178; Then east on Rd. 178 for 1 mi. - farm
has frontage on Rd 209 and Rd. 178 ……… Auction Location: Gorrell Bros.
office and auction facility at 1201 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH Seller: Family
Of Irvin & Dolores Retcher ……. Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers; Don Gorrell Sale
Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker; Sandra Mickelson - Aaron Timm - Nolan
Shisler - Auctioneers
65 Acres
Sec. 25, Auglaize Twp.
Paulding Co., OH
Farm Land Auction
Sat., Aug. 23rd @ 10 A.M
Offered In 3 Parcels Of 40+- acres, 38.5+- acres & 40+- acres & Combinations
Auction Parcel 1 --- 40.8+- acres ….. FSA indicates 39+- tillable acres - frontage on Rd. 140 and
Paulding/Putnam Co. Line; wheat planted for 2014 …… Auction Parcel 2 --- 38.5+- acres ….. FSA indicates
37+- tillable acres - frontage on Rd. 140 and Co. Line; corn planted for 2014……. Auction Parcel 3 ---
- 40+- acres ….. FSA indicates 39+- tillable acres - frontage on Rd. 140; beans planted for 2014 ----
Auction Parcels 2 & 3 are contiguous tracts located north of Rd. 140 - Auction Parcel 1 is located south of Rd.
140 ….USDA Soil Survey indicates all Toledo type soil for all tracts ----- Call for Brochures, Surveys, FSA and
other auction information or visit our web site …… Auction Procedure & Terms: Multi Parcel Bidding with
bidder able to bid on individual or combination of Auction Parcels … $5,000 earnest money for each Parcel
on the day of the auction; Closing on before Sept. 20, 2014, upon delivery of Deed and Attorney’s Certificate
Of Title; Possession at closing as the 2014 crops are harvested. ……….. Farm Location: 3 mi. north of Oak-
wood, OH on Rt. 66 to Rd. 140; Then east on Rd. 40 for 1 ½ mi. ……… Auction Location: Twin Oaks Fellowship
Hall, Corner Main & 2nd St., Oakwood, OH (1 block east of the Cooper Community Library ……Seller: Mickey
G. Mowery Estate, William M. Mowery Ex., Pldg Co. Probate Crt Case 20131115 and William & Betty
Mowery------- James M. Sponseller, Attorney For Seller ……. Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers; Nolan Shisler, Sale
Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker; Sandra Mickelson - Aaron Timm - Don Gorrell - Auctioneers
Farm Land
Thurs., Aug. 14th @ 6:00 P.M
119 Acres
Sec. 12 & 13, Brown Twp.
Paulding Co., OH
Offered In 2 Parcels Of 121+- acres & 40+- acres & Combination
Auction Parcel 1 --- 121+- acres ….. FSA indicates 117.77 tillable acres; USDA Soil Survey indicates
all Latty type soil - nice “square” level and productive 121 acre parcel with frontage on Rd. 95 and Rd. 98;
drainage sump pump in northeast corner with shade trees and old well …… Auction Parcel 2 --- 40+-
acres ….. FSA indicates 38.35 tillable acres ---- USDA Soil Survey indicates mostly Latty type soil with areas
of Nappanee. Rager Ditch meanders through this parcel. ….. Call for Brochures, Surveys, FSA and other
auction information or visit our web site …. The farm has been farmed by a professional farmer for many
years - look at the corn ……Auction Procedure & Terms: Multi Parcel Bidding with bidder able to bid on either
or both Auction Parcels … $10,000 earnest money for Parcel 1 and $5,000 earnest money for Parcel 2 on
the day of the auction; Closing on before Sept. 15, 2014, upon delivery of Deed and Attorney’s Certificate Of
Title; Possession at closing as the 2014 crops are harvested. ……….. Farm Location: 1 mi. southwest of
Paulding, OH on Rt. 500 to Rd. T-95; Then south on T-95 for 1 ½ mi. ………Auction Location: Gorrell Bros.
Auction Facility - 1201 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH ….. Seller: Dwight E. Smith and Rae M. Smith Rev-
ocable Living Trusts; Robert C. Hall, Successor Trustee ------- James M. Sponseller, Attorney For
Seller …… Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers; Don Gorrell, Sale Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker; Sandra
Mickelson - Aaron Timm - Nolan Shisler - Auctioneers
Farm Land
Sat., Aug. 9th @ 10:00 A.M
161 Acres
Sec. 27, Paulding Twp.
Paulding Co., OH
Offered in 4 Parcels Of 54+- acres, 50+- acres, 40+- acres & 38+- acres & Combinations
Parcel 1 --- 54.065+- acres in Sec. 36, Benton Twp. - 6 mi. south of Payne on Rt. 49 to Paulding/Van
Wert Co. Line; then east for 1 ¼ mi. …… Parcel 2 --- 50+- acres in Sec. 30, Blue Creek Twp. - 5 mi
south of Payne, OH on Rt. 49 to C-24; then east on C-24 for 2 ½ mi ………Parcel 3 ----- 40.609+-
acres in Sec. 1, Benton Twp.- 1 mi south of Payne on Rt. 49 to C-72; then east on C-72 for 1 ¼ mi…
….. Parcel 4 ----- 40.609+- acres in Sec. 1, Benton Twp. - 1 mi. south of Payne, OH on Rt. 49 to C-
72; then east on C-72 for 1 ¼ mi. to T-55; then north ¼ mi. - north of and adjacent to Parcel 3 ……
These parcels are nearly all Tillable Hoytville type soil …. Call for Brochure, Surveys, FSA,
Hand Written Tile information and other auction information ….. Multi Parcel Bidding System
with the bidder being able to bid on one, all, or any combination Terms: $10,000 earnest money each
parcel; Closing on or before Sept. 20, 2014; Possession at closing as the 2014 crops are harvested …
. Auction Location: Divine Mercy Catholic Church Reception Hall / Gym - 203 W. Townline St. (Rt. 613)
Payne, Ohio - ½ block west of Rt. 49 …… Seller: Virgil W. and Helen R. Thompson Trusts, Marvin V.
Thompson, Trustee --- Steve Keister of Keister & Baker, Attorney …. Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers; Larry
D. Gorrell, Broker; Don Gorrell - Sandra Mickelson - Aaron Timm - Nolan Shisler - Auctioneers
Farm Land
183 Acres
Benton & Blue Creek Twp.
Paulding Co., OH
Sat., Aug. 16th @ 10 A.M
Thurs., July 24 @ 5:00 P.M
Location: 5737 Rd 33, Payne, OH- 1 mile south-
west of Payne on SR 500 then south on RD 33 for
¼ mile… Watch For Auction Signs
Economical 2 BR county home, 2 car det. garage….
The property needs some work and updating that
probably leaves room for the investor or speculator…
All sits on 3+- acres with trees and beautiful setting…
Terms: $500.00 earnest money on the day of auction
upon the signing of the purchase agreement; balance
due at closing on or before August 22, 2014 upon de-
livery of Deed and Evidence of Marketable Title. All
statements made day of auction from the auction
block takes precedence over prior printed matter. …
..… Seller: Maxine G. West; Brian Gorrell, Atty –
Cook, Burkard & Gorrell, LTD……. Don Gorrell Sale
Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker - Aaron Timm, Sandra
Mickelson, Nolan Shisler Auctioneers
3 BR Country Home
Real Estate Auction
Thurs., August 7 @ 5:00 P.M
Location: 18987 Rd. 15, Hicksville, OH …. . 2
mi south of Hicksville (4 mi north of Antwerp)
on Rt 49 to C-8 (Defiance / Paulding Co Line);
then west for 1 ½ mi. to auction - watch for
IH 1086 Tractor (bought new by Kemerer family)
……. AC 180 Tractor……… 1936 JD Model A Trac-
tor ……. JD MaxEmerge 1780 Conservation
Planter …… Hesston 8400 Windrower/Swather …
…. Hesston 4800 Big Square Baler …… AC 2300
Hyd Fold 20’ Disc …… 18’ Danish Tine Field Cul-
tivator With Rolling Basket ……. Cutilpacker …..
Harrows ….. 15’ Rotary Hoe ….. 20’ Harrogator …
… 12’ Snow Mobile Trailer …… ….…. 12’ Case
Chisel Plow ….. 12’ Case Wheel Disc …. 30’ Bale
Elevator ….. 6 Gravity Wagons (includes 2 Kilbros
350, 3 Kory, McCurdy) …… IH 15’ rotary hoe …
…15’ Harrow …… Ford Chisel Plow ……. 6 Row
Anhydrous Tool Bar …… 6 Row Lilliston Rolling Cul-
tivator ….. 3 Pt. 6’ blade …… New Holland 451
Mower 9’ …… Corn Head Carrier …… 13 Row 3
pt. 28% Tool Bar …… 40’ Elevator …… Dual Axle
Implement Trailer …… 20’ Hyd Poly Transport Seed
Auger ……Hog Oiler … Corn Sheller …. Yard
Sprayer …. Safe …. Bolt Bins, etc …… Several
More Items … Preview Ad - Call for brochure or
visit our web site for detailed list and photos ….
Terms: Cash or approved check day of auction …
… Seller: Mary Lou Kemerer - Peter Trust,
Thomas Kemmerer & Richard Shininger, Co-
Trustees and Various Neighbors….. Don Gorrell,
Aaron Timm; Larry Gorrell, Sandra Mickelson;
Nolan Shisler, Auctioneers
Farm Equipment Auction
Contents Of 2 Story House & Large Barns
Sat., Aug. 2 - 10 A.M.
Location: 4560 Rd. 52, Payne, OH …. 2 ½ mi
south of Payne on Rt 49 to Rd 52; then west on
Rd. 52 for ½ mi- watch for signs
2002 Chevy 1500 Pickup; Automatic; Odometer
reads 147,897 mi. ……… Stevenson .22 cal Model
62 Rife ……. Binoculars, Knives, Outdoor Items
& Related …….. Crafsman 21 HP Lawn Tractor
……Lawn Trailers ……. 3500 E Portable Electric
Generator ….. 7 Sections of Scafolding & Acces-
sories ….. 3 wagons full of hand & shop tools &
related including jacks,
battery charger, shovels, rakes, hoes, extension
cords, power tools, wrenches, etc., etc., etc. ……
Step & Extension Ladders …… Wagon Full Of
Primitives including large crock, old tins & boxes,
rug beaters, wash board, old leather jackets, wall
mirrors, old tools, wood rake, LP records ……
Sigma Guitar …… Dog Cages, Bird Cages & Re-
lated ….. Horse Saddle & Tack……Hay Slings &
Old Barn Items …… Oak Plant Stand ….. Metal
Trunk …… Oak Chest Of Drawers …… Newer
Chests Of Drawers …… Samsung Flat Screen TV
& Other Electronics…… Acer Computer …….
Frigidaire Washer & Dryer ….. Refrigerator ……
Small Kitchen Appliances ……. Sofa ….. 3 Pc Bed-
room Suite ……. Side Chairs ……. Duncan Phyfe
Style Dining Table …… Other Household includ-
ing pots, pans, general household, etc., etc., etc.
… wheel chair and related ……Many, Many,
Many more items - still unboxing and looking
through drawers, closets and barns ….. Partial List
------ Call for brochure or visit our web site…….
Terms: Cash or approved check day of auction
…… Seller: Richard K. Zierten Estate, Paulding
Co. Probate Crt Case 20141020, Daniel Zierten,
Executor; Shane Lee, Attorney….. Don Gorrell, Aar-
on Timm; Larry Gorrell, Sandra Mickelson; Nolan
Shisler, Auctioneers

Contents Of 2 Story House & Large Barns
Sat., Aug. 2 - 10 A.M.
Location: 4560 Rd. 52, Payne, OH …. 2 ½ mi south of Payne on Rt 49 to Rd 52; then west on
Rd. 52 for ½ mi- watch for signs
2002 Chevy 1500 Pickup; Automatic; Odometer reads 147,897 mi. ……… Stevenson .22 cal
Model 62 Rifle ……. Binoculars, Knives, Outdoor Items & Related …….. Craftsman 21 HP
Lawn Tractor ……Lawn Trailers ……. 3500 E Portable Electric Generator ….. 7 Sections of
Scaffolding & Accessories ….. 3 wagons full of hand & shop tools & related including jacks,
battery charger, shovels, rakes, hoes, extension cords, power tools, wrenches, etc., etc., etc. ……
#1643 Unique home,
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$149,000. Call Sandra/
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#1635 118 Bittersweet,
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To see nice color pictures & interior shots of properties offered
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Multiple Listing
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um, formal dining, beau-
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$125,000. Call Sandra/
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Call Joe Den Herder
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#1650 4 Bdrm, 2 bath, in-
ground pool! 18x36 bath
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Beautiful kitchen. 2157 sq.
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$179,900. Call Sandra/
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MALL, 108 W. Main Street,
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Garage Sale/Produce -
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424 (OLD 24), CECIL. 6
JULY 25,26,27 FROM
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Lots of mens, womens, Jrs,
kids clothes. Some brand
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play houses, toys, candles,
ceramics, paints, little kid
aprons, bake goods, much
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2 party garage sale. Air
conditioner, fans, micro-
wave, coffee pot, TV, food
saver (like new), glasses,
cups, other kitchen items,
capris & tops size 16-20,
pictures, misc. WED. 7/23
9AM-5PM THRU 7/25. 535
W. GASSER RD., 1/4 MI.
9-7; 27, 11-4. Girls clothes
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swing, stroller, toys, re-
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If it’s time to
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sell it
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reaching up to
10,500 homes
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June 6-7 – Payne Commu-
nity Garage Sale. Contact
Nancy Speice at 419-263-
June 13-14 – Antwerp Com-
munity Garage Sales & Side-
walk Sales. Contact Antwerp
Chamber of Commerce,
Aug. 7-10 – Highway 127
Corridor Sale, also called the
“World’s Longest Yardsale,”
covering Michigan to Ala-
bama along U.S. 127. Visit
Aug. 7-9 – Annual Lincoln
Highway BUY-WAY Yard Sale
in Ohio. Visit www.historicby-
Aug. 21-22 – Paulding
County Senior Center’s an-
nual garage sale, 401 E.
Jackson St., Paulding
June 6-7 – Payne Commu-
nity Garage Sale. Contact
Nancy Speice at 419-263-
June 13-14 – Antwerp Com-
munity Garage Sales & Side-
walk Sales. Contact Antwerp
Chamber of Commerce,
Aug. 7-10 – Highway 127
Corridor Sale, also called the
“World’s Longest Yardsale,”
covering Michigan to Ala-
bama along U.S. 127. Visit
Aug. 7-9 – Annual Lincoln
Highway BUY-WAY Yard Sale
in Ohio. Visit www.historicby-
Aug. 21-22 – Paulding
County Senior Center’s an-
nual garage sale, 401 E.
Jackson St., Paulding
Baughman Tile Co.
is now hiring
Full-time Positions
• Must be dependable,
team oriented and
able to lift up to 70 lbs
Competitive wages and
complete benefit pack-
age. No phone calls
please, apply within.
Baughman Tile Com-
pany, 8516 Twp. Rd.
137, Paulding, OH.
Located 4 miles east of
US 127 on SR 613, to
Twp. Rd. 137 go North
1/4 mile 45c3
Join a team focused on quality and excellence!
Responsible for the leadership of design engineering activities
including the development of staff and processes for the
corporation. Qualifications include an Engineering Bachelors
degree with five years’ experience, familiarity with DOT &
FMVSS regulations. Prior management experience required.
Responsible for engineering and computer programming of multiplex
electrical systems; qualifications include an electrical degree (or
equiv) and experience in CAD of wiring diagrams, use of electrical
test equipment, and designing of 12v DC and 125v AC electrical
systems in a mobile application.
Provide administrative coordination for the sales operations;
qualifications include HS diploma, proficient in Microsoft office and
prior clerical experience required.
We are also accepting applications for several
production positions including but not limited to -
welders, bodywork, electrical, and assembly operators.
Applications are available online at or you
may apply at: Braun Industries, Inc., 1170 Production Drive, Van Wert
OH 45891, or fax resumes to 419-232-7066.
Full Time
Valid Driver’s License
18+ years old
Please apply in person
from 8am-5pm at
3242 Mentzer Church Rd.
Convoy, OH
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 11A
Home located at
535 Fox. Ave.,
2 bedroom, full
basement, 2 car
attached garage,
new furnace
installed, fresh
paint & some new
Appointment can
be made by calling
A full-time fabricator with own
hand tools is needed at a local
trucking company. Must be able
to weld steel & aluminum for trac-
tor/trailer repair or modifcation. A
strong background in tractor/trailer
repair & understanding of d.O.T.
Regulations is preferred. Compet-
itive wages, health insurance, uni-
forms. Please call 419-785-3100
& ask for Steve Waxler M-F 7-5 or
apply in person at Fountain City
Leasing, 2060 E. Second St. Def-
ance Ohio 43512 E.O.E.
Paulding County Hospital
1035 W. Wayne Street
Paulding, OH 45879
Full and Part Time RN openings in the ER Med/
Surg, Surgery, and ASU Departments. Requires
a current State of Ohio RN License and Prior ex-
perience is preferred.
Med Tech or MLT
Full Time MT/MLT neededd in the laboratory.
Requires a degree in Medical Technology or
Medical Lab Technology, along with ASCP Cer-
tification. Prior experience preferred.
Dietary Worker
Part Time Dietary Worker needed to prepare and
serve food for patients, employees, and visitors;
and perform a variety of other cooking, prepara-
tion, and sanitizing duties.
To apply: Please go online at www.paulding- and complete an application,
or email a resume to mrittenour@pauldingcoun-, or mail a resume to: Paulding
County Hospital, 1035 W. Wayne Street, Pauld-
ing, OH 45879.
Farm and Livestock Equipment- Tack- Harness
Tools- Lawn and Garden Tools-Furniture
Saturday, July, 26- 2014
Location:11205 Roth Rd Grabill, lN 46741
Horse and Pony rates 6% Horse and Pony Consignment
$25 Commission Rates Max $200 on Horses
$2 - $100: 20% $101 - $500: 15% $501 and up 10%
Wecome Vendors And Garage Sale Tables
Consignment Contacts:
Jacob Miller (260)414-0064 Eldon Miller (260)437-1084
8 a.m. Hitching horses 9 a.m. Selling tack 10a.m. Selling Horses
Auctioneer Eldon Miller #au-10700050 and other local Auctioneers.
Accepting only Quality Consignments
Not responsible for accidents. Food stands on ground.
Breakfast and Lunch Served By School Benefit....
Air Compressors-Generators-Air Tools-Hand Tools-Power Tools
Makita Angle Grinders-Step Ladders-Wheel Barrows-BB Guns-Fiberglass
Handle Dirt Shovels-Yard Rakes-Homelite Weedeaters-Homelite Leef Blow-
ers-Power Washers- Makita Tool Sets-2 and 3 gal Sprayers-2 and 3 Tier Roll-
ing Toolboxes-Makita Air Compressors-Sledge Hammers-3,500 and 6,000
Watt Genorators-Large Safe-5gal air Tanks-Shop Vacs- Cords-2 Wheel Dolly
Carts-Makita Circular Saws-500 gal LP Tank-Commercial Meat Saw
258 New Holland Hay Rake- International Hay Rake-82 International
Combine-9’ Cultimulcher-5’ International High Gear Side Bar Mower-Kill Bro
Hopper Wagons 6’ Wheel Disc Like New-20 Hole John Deere Grain Drill w/
Grass Seeder-2 Roll New Idea Corn Picker Sheller-Used Chop Buggy-3Pt
6’ Finish Mower-12’ 947 Ford Bush Hog-7’ Woods Bush Hog-S220 Bob-
cat Skidloader w/Backhoe Attachment- 256 New Holland Hay Rake-12A
Manure Spreader-#9 Reg gear International Sickle Mower-40’ Little Giant
Elevator-45’ New Idea Elevator-Case Hay Rake-#17 New Idea Manure
Spreader-Gang Mower For Yards-1 row Ford Corn Picker Ground Driven w/
Hvdrolics-2 1 Bottom Oliver Plows-6’and 4’ Garden Disc
Flower Pots-House Brooms Push Brooms-Clothes Dryers- PVC Tables- Life-
time Tables* Water Hoses-Lawn Chairs-Ball Bats-Folding Chairs-Card Tables
New Amish Made Bedroom Suit-Hickory Rockers-Bath Towels-Popcorn
Poppers-Coffee Makers-Maytag Washing Machine Excellent Condition
From 469; go east on 37 approx. 3 mi.; turn left on
Barnett Rd 3/4mi., turn left on Notestine Rd.,
tum right on Roth, Auction Place 1/2mi. on left.
From Grabill; east to first stop, turn right 1 1/2mi. on right.
And Much More... More Consignments Wanted...
Miller’s Consignment
Auction LLC
A Star-Seal Preferred
are delinquent and
past due. If delinquent
charges are not paid
within ffteen (15) days
after the publication of
this notice the Village
Council of the Village
of Paulding, Ohio shall
authorize said charges
to be entered upon the
tax duplicate and be a
lien upon such proper-
ties from and after the
date of entry.
The list of property
owners and lot de-
scription is as follows:
Viola Williamson
Lot 71 Nl/2 Dix 1st
Paulding Village
In the Estate of:
Charles Lee Bernard
Randy Bernard
Administrator of the
Estate of Charles
Lee Bernard
Charles L. Bernard,
Jr., et. al. Defendants
Case No. 20141032(A)
All persons who claim
to be a child or a grand-
child, great grandchild,
great great grandchild
or other descendent of
Charles Lee Bernard
of 14511 Co. Rd. 31,
Antwerp, OH 45813,
who died on July 25,
2008, will take notice
that Randy Bernard, the
administrator of Charles
Lee Bernard’s estate,
has fled a petition to
determine heirship in
the Paulding County
Probate Court. The
deceased, Charles Lee
Bernard, had two chil-
dren by his frst wife,
Rebeccah Bernard, to
wit: Charles L. Bernard,
Jr. and Randy Bernard.
He also had four (4)
children by his second
wife, Bonnie Walters
Bernard, to wit: Robert
(Bobby) L. Bernard,
Toni Katschke, An-
thony Quinn Bernard
who left a daughter,
Brittany (last name
unknown), and Shawn
Allen Bernard who is
deceased and whose
children are unknown.
Charles Bernard was
also alleged to have
a son by the name of
Gregory Bernard who
is deceased and his
children are unknown.
He had a son by the
name of Scott Bernard
whose last known ad-
dress was either Ten-
nessee or Kentucky.
It is believed he had a
daughter by the name
of Tamara Thompson
who’s deceased and
children are unknown.
It is believed he is the
father of Sharon Ber-
nard whose address and
children are unknown.
The deceased children
of Charles Lee Bernard
may have had children
or grandchildren that
the administrator is not
aware of. Any person
who claims to be a rela-
tive of Charles Lee Ber-
nard of Antwerp, Ohio,
who died on July 25,
2008, should fle a re-
sponse with the Pauld-
ing County Probate
Court, Courthouse, 115
N. Williams St., Room
202, Paulding, OH
45879-1284 (419) 399-
8255 and send a copy
of the response to James
E. Hitchcock, Attorney
for Randy Bernard, 650
W. First St., Defance,
OH 43512 (419) 782-
5134. If you fail to
fle a timely response,
any claim you have in
the estate of Charles
Lee Bernard would not
be recognized, and you
may be barred from
inheriting any property
or assets or monetary
benefts from Charles
Lee Bernard’s estate.
This ad will run once
a week for six weeks.
You have 28 days after
thelast publication to
fle a response. 44c6
Notice is hereby given
that persons owning
properties, described
in the continuation of
this notice, are hereby
notified that certain
water and/or sewer
charges against the
described properties
12A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Back to school: School supply lists
Mark all supplies clearly with student’s
frst and last student name including
clothing and shoes.
No mechanical pencils or individual
sharpeners allowed in Grades 1-5.
Sharpen all pencils at home before frst
day of class.
Trapper Keepers are not allowed in
Grades 1-5. Desks/lockers are not big
enough for them.
No plastic school boxes (except 1st
Roll of paper towels
Open or zip-top book bag (at least
14”x16”) should be easily manipulated
by student and large enough to hold
10”x12” papers
1 box tissues
2 Expo brand black (low odor) dry
erase markers
2 plain pocket folders
Package of paper napkins
Girls – 1 box quart sized Ziploc bags
Girls – 1 pkg. small paper plates
Boys – 1 box gallon size Ziploc bags
Hand sanitizing gel
1 box of 200 count tissues
Gym shoes (rubber soled)
2 boxes Crayola crayons (24 count)
1 Elmer’s white school glue (7 5/8 oz.)
8 pencils sharpened
School box
Two 2-pocket folder
Fiskars pointed scissors
Book bag
Short sleeve shirt for painting
Girls – 1 box Ziploc sandwich bags
Boys – 1 box Ziploc gallon freezer
4 Expo brand black low odor dry erase
1 Pink Pearl eraser
4 Glue Sticks
Hand sanitizing gel
2 boxes of 200 count tissues
Gym shoes (rubber soled)
2 boxes Crayola Crayons, 24 count
Elmer’s White school glue & glue stick
#2 pencils, 10 or more sharpened
1 “Pink Pearl” eraser
Watercolor paints
3 wideline notebooks, 70 pages
3 pocket folders: red, yellow, blue
Ruler, metric and standard
Medium-sized pointed scissors,
Markers, 8 count
Hand sanitizing gel
4 Expo brand (low odor) dry erase
Girls – 1 box Ziploc sandwich bags
Boys – 1 box Ziploc gallon size
freezer bags
NO pencil bags, binders or school
NO Wheeled backpacks - do not ft in
3rd grade cubbies
1 box of 200 count tissues
Gym shoes (rubber soled)
1 bottle Elmer’s school glue, 4 oz. or
Crayons, 24 or larger
#2 pencils, 6 or more sharpened
2 wideline spiral notebooks, 70 pages
3 2-pocket folders : yellow, red, blue
Ruler, metric and standard
Pointed scissors
Markers, 8 count
4 -10”x13” manila envelopes - no
names on them
2 red grading pens or pencils
Colored pencils
2 highlighter markers
2 boxes of 200 count tissues
Gym shoes (rubber soled)
Crayons, 24 count only or less
#2 pencils, 1 dozen - not mechanical
1 plastic 2-pocket folder, no clasps
Markers (8 count, medium point)
Colored pencils, sharpen at home
4 red pens and 4 blue pens
2 Expo brand low-odor dry erase
2 Highlighters
2 Composition notebook, different
Pencil pouch
Teachers will let students know of any
other needed materials frst day of class.
Please mark your child’s name on all
Art supplies (all grades, pre school
through sixth). 1 black sharpie marker,
1 spiral notebook, 1 container of
disinfectant wipes (optional).
Large book bag that students can
open and close
1 pocket folder
1 box markers
6 glue sticks
1 box Kleenex
1 box gallon size Ziploc bags (Tues./
Thurs. class)
3 containers disinfectant wipes
2 rolls paper towels (Tuesday,
Thursday class)
1 box baby wipes (Monday,
Wednesday class)
1 box sandwich size Ziploc bags
(Mon./Wed. class)
Extra set of clothing (pants, shirt,
socks, underwear)
Wear clean gym shoes on PE days.
1 box of 8 count Crayola crayons
2 boxes of 24 count Crayola crayons
5 #2 pencils
1 pair of safety scissors
2 bottles of Elmer’s glue
5 glue sticks
Plastic school box (sturdy, 9x6 size)
Clean gym shoes, (if your child cannot
tie their shoes, velcro if preferred)
Large book bag
1 container disinfectant wipes (boys)
2 Expo dry erase markers (thin size)
1 box sandwich size Ziploc bags (girls)
3 boxes of Kleenex
1 box of Dixie cups
1 pkg. of napkins
old sock for dry erase board
2 boxes of 24 count Crayola crayons
2 bottles of Elmer’s glue
2 pkgs. #2 pencils with erasers
1 plastic school box (9x6 size)
2 boxes of 200 count Kleenex
1 pair of Scissors
2 pocket folders, sturdy
1 roll of paper towels
1 pkg. of dry erase markers
1 clean sock for dry erase boards
Large book bag
2 large pink erasers
Clean gym shoes
1 box Ziploc quart bags (boys)
1 container disinfectant wipes (girls)
2 boxes of 24 Crayola crayons
2 bottles of Elmer’s school glue
30 pack of #2 pencils with erasers
(please sharpen if possible)
1 plastic school box
4 blue folders for homework papers
1 pkg. of large pink erasers
1 container disinfectant wipes
Clean gym shoes
4 glue sticks
1 large box of Kleenex 1
1 pair of Fiskars scissors
2 pkg. of dry erase markers
24 #2 pencils with erasers
2 boxes of Kleenex
1 tablet or notebook paper
Ruler with inches and metric markings
2 bottles of Elmer’s glue
School scissors
2 boxes of 24 crayons
School box
2 folders for homework
1 box sandwich size Ziploc bags
1 box gallon size Ziploc bags (girls)
4 erasers
6 Expo dry erase markers
Shorts, t-shirt, shoes and gym bag
1 container disinfectant wipes (boys)
1 roll paper towels (girls)
48 pack of pencils
1 pack of blue ink pens
1 container disinfectant wipes
2 pkgs. dry erase markers
2 boxes of Kleenex
1 box colored pencils
Erasers for pencils
1 box crayons
Art box (9x6)
1 clean sock for dry erase board
1 roll paper towels
1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
1 glue stick
4 spiral notebooks
1 ruler with inches and metric
1 pencil pouch for 3 ring binder
3 ring binder or Trapper Keeper
6 pocket folders
Clean gym clothes, shoes, deodorant,
gym bag
48 pack of pencils with erasers
2 pkgs. colored ink pens
1 pkg. blue or black ink pens
3 packs of 100 index cards
1 pkg. colored pencils
1 box of crayons
Art box
1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
4 glue sticks
5 spiral notebooks (1 subject-
preferably different colors)
1 pencil pouch for trapper keeper
5 folders that can go in Trapper
Pkg. of erasers for pencils
3 boxes Kleenex
Clean gym clothes, clean gym shoes
Gym bag & deodorant for gym
1 roll of paper towels
1 disinfectant wipes
4 dry erase markers (not thin or
Trapper Keeper (no binders please)
1 48 packs #2 pencils with erasers
1 package of colored ink pens (not
blue or black)
1 package of blue and black ink pens
1 pack of hi-lighters
2 boxes of Kleenex
1 pkg. of colored pencils
1 box of crayons
1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
Ruler with inches and centimeters
4 Expo dry erase markers (not thin)
3-ring binder with 6 folders inside or a
Trapper Keeper
4 Expo dry erase markers (not thin)
Clean gym clothes, clean gym shoes,
gym bag & deodorant
Art Box
1 pkg. of disinfectant wipes (girls)
1 bottle of hand sanitizer with pump
1 roll paper towels
Composition notebook
5 spiral tablets (1 subject)
1 box thin markers ( no permanent)
1 pkg. of erasers
1 package of glue sticks
4 Expo dry erase markers (not thin)
Everyone - Please put name on all
supplies. Only one art/school box per
student is needed.
Clean tennis shoes to be kept at
school (no high tops or tie shoes)
Book bag, large
4 folders with pockets on bottom not
Large eraser
4 boxes Crayola crayons, 24 count
4 #2 lead pencils with erasers
5 bottles of 4 oz. Elmer’s school glue
1 art box
1 pair of Fiskars round-tip metal
1 box of Ziploc quart bags
1 box of Ziploc gallon bags
2 binders, 1 inch-3 ring
Watercolors for art
Crayola markers for art
Wet Wipes for art
Black Sharpie for art
2 rolls paper towels
1 box Puffs tissues
1 loose ftting T-shirt
3 #2 pencils with erasers
Tennis shoes for Phys. Ed. - no heels,
zippers or hiking boots
1 box of Puffs tissues
2 boxes Crayola crayons
1 pair scissors
Old clean sock
1 large book bag
1 art supply box
1 big eraser
1 highlighter
5 pocket folders
2 spiral notebook wide-ruled (one for
1 roll of paper towels
1 package dry erase markers
Spiral notebook for art
Watercolors for art
Crayola markers for art
Wet Wipes for art
No Trapperkeepers or mechanical
6 #2 lead pencils with erasers
2 boxes Crayola crayons
3x5 lined index cards – 1 pkg., 100
3 red pens with name taped on them
2 spiral notebook – 70 sheets, wide
1 large book bag
2 bottles Elmer’s glue (no paste)
1 big eraser
Tennis shoes for Phys. Ed. – no heels,
zippers, or hiking boots
2 highlighters
Dry erase markers
2 boxes tissues – 200 count
1 small art box
6 pocket folders
1 spiral notebook for art
Metal scissors for art
Crayola markers for art
Watercolors for art
Wet wipes for art
Black sharpie for art
THIRD GRADE: No Trappers or ring
binders or mechanical pencils
6 pocket folders
1 small art/school box
2 red pens w/names taped on them
1 book bag
2 highlighters
1 bottle glue
1 pkg. loose leaf notebook paper
1 pair pointed tip metal scissors
1 box tissues – 200 count
12 sharpened pencils with erasers
2 boxes crayons
1 large eraser
3 spiral notebooks – 100 pages (one
for art class)
1 pair phys. ed. shoes, shorts and
small gym bag with handles
2 dry erase black Expo markers
Crayola markers for art
Watercolors for art
Wet Wipes for art
Black Sharpie for art
FOURTH GRADE: Folders for 5
subjects will be provided. No binders or
6 separate spiral notebooks – 8
1/2x11 – not multi-subject (one for art)
Big erasers
8 pack markers
2 home folders with 3 holes punched
for home and music
1 pkg. loose leaf notebook paper
6 or more #2 pencils sharpened
1 pencil pouch
2 or more red and blue or black pens
3 BOLD blue or black dry erase
markers – ODORLESS please
2 boxes tissues
2 pkg. 100 count 3x5 note cards
1 pkg. colored pencils
2 highlighters
3 gluesticks
1 box Ziplock quart bags
1 large bottle hand sanitizer for
1 bottle Elmers glue for art
Watercolors for art
Wet wipes for art
Metal scissors for art
Crayola markers for art
Black Sharpie for art
1 box 16 or 24 crayons for art
1 small Phys. Ed. bag with tennis
shoes (no slip on or zipper), t-shirt,
athletic shorts, stick deodorant, comb
Folders for 5 subjects will be
4 separate spiral notebooks-81/2 x 11-
not multi-subject (1 for art)
2 folders with 3 holes punched for
home and music
1 #2 pencil sharpened
1 pencil pouch
1 package black ink pens
1 package red ink pens
1 package colored pencils
3 glue sticks
1 package 3x3 Post-It-Notes for Art
1-4 pack dry erase markers
Big erasers
2 packages 100 count 3x5 note cards
2 boxes tissues
1-12 oz. bottle hand sanitizer for
1 highlighter
1 Trapper or binder
3 composition notebooks (2 for math
and 1 for language arts/reading)
1 ream white copy paper (500 sheets)
1 box quart bags (ffth grade)
1 box gallon bags (sixth grade)
1 small phys. ed. bag with tennis
shoes (no slip on or zipper), t-shirt,
athletic shorts, stick deodorant, comb
1 bottle Elmers glue for Art
Metal scissors for Art
1 box 16 or 24 crayons for Art
Crayola markers for Art
Black Sharpie for Art
Wet Wipes for Art
Watercolors for Art
ALL STUDENTS: A box of tissues and 1
roll of paper towels. All students should
have pencils, pens and Expo markers
with them at all times.
Language Arts - 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 2 folders, highlighters
Reading - 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 1 folder
Math - (Mr. Miller) - 4 one-subject
spiral notebooks - one for each nine
Social Studies - 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 1 folder
Science - 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 1 three-ring binder, 1 folder
Keyboarding - 1 folder
Language Arts - 1 one-subject
notebook, 1 folder, 1 three-ring binder
Reading - 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 1 folder, highlighters
Math - (Mrs. Kemler) - One 1-1/2 inch
three-ring binder and loose leaf paper for
the binder
Science – 1 one subject spiral
notebook, 1 three-ring binder, 1 folder
Social Studies – 1 one-subject spiral
notebook, 1 folder
Art – #2 pencils, 1 One subject spiral
notebook, erasers and 1 folder
All Children:
1 large book bag
1 single subject, spiral bound
1 small glue stick (.24 oz. size)
1 Crayola watercolors paint box
1 pkg. of misc. craft/art supply – you
get to pick! From: stickers, glitter, glitter-
glue, craft foam shapes.
1 extra set of clothes – shirt, pants,
underwear, socks (Please put in a large
Ziploc type bag with your child’s name on
1 box Kleenex
1 box of 24 Crayola crayons
1 bottle Elmer’s school glue (4 oz.)
A.M. Boys:
1 box of Crayola washable markers –
broad tip
1 package small, white paper plates
A.M. Girls
1 box Crayola Washable markers-fne
1 package napkins
1 roll paper towels
1 can of shaving cream
P.M. Boys:
1 refll pack of wet wipes
1 package plastic spoons
P.M. Girls:
1 box 5 ounce Dixie cups
1 box gallon sized Ziploc bags
4 boxes Crayola crayons
4 (4 oz.) bottles of Elmer’s school glue
10 glue sticks
1 pkg. Crayola thin markers
1 pkg. Crayola wide markers
1 folder with pockets
2 boxes of Kleenex
1 pkg. of colored pencils
1 plastic school box
1 large book bag with name on it.
( not on rollers)
1 pkg. napkins
Small pillow and blanket to ft into
Paint shirt
Girls – 1 pkg. of brown paper bags,1
container of hand sanitizer
Boys – 1 container of Clorox,
1 box gallon size Ziploc bags
(Please bring supplies to Kindergarten
2-inch three-ring binder
Baggies - gallon or quart size
2 black dry erase markers
1 pkg. 5 tab dividers
2 large erasers
2 boxes (24) crayons (small size)
1 pair blunt Fiskars scissors
1 8 oz. Elmer’s glue (no Ross or glue
1 school box
2 large boxes of Kleenex
3 boxes #2 lead pencils
1 book bag with name on it
1 old paint shirt with name on it
8 folders with pockets and fasteners: 2
red, 2 yellow, 2 blue, 2 green
1 pair of headphones - to keep at
Girls – 1 box of markers & 1 pkg.
Post-it notes
Boys – 1 container disinfectant wipes
3 pkg. #2 lead pencils with erasers
2 boxes (16 or 24) crayons
1 pair pointed scissors
2 (4 oz.) Elmer’s school glue
1 small zippered pencil case
1 school bag (not on wheels)
2 boxes of Kleenex
2 large erasers
1 one-subject spiral notebook
1 one-inch three-ring binder with
4 folders with pockets and metal
fasteners, no holes: 1 red, 1 yellow, 1
blue, 1 green
1 old paint shirt
2 Expo markers (black)
2 highlighters (any color)
1 pair of headphones to keep at school
1 pkg. #2 lead pencils, sharpened
1 large eraser
2 boxes (24) Crayola crayons
2 boxes colored map pencils,
2 black dry erase markers
1 pair pointed scissors
2 large boxes of tissues
1 old paint shirt
1 one-inch 3-ring binder
1 zippered pencil case, no school
4 glue sticks
4 one-subject wide-ruled spiral
notebooks (with perforated sheets)
6 folders with pockets and fasteners,
no holes: red, yellow, blue, green, purple,
orange and one decorative one
1 highlighter
1 pkg. post-It-notes
1 pkg. 3x5 index cards
1 pair of headphones to keep at school
Please no Trapper Keepers
Girls – 1 pkg. Styrofoam cups
Boys – 1 pkg. 3x5 index card FOURTH
2 pkg. (20 count) #2 lead pencils with
erasers, sharpened
1 hi-lighter pen, your choice of color
1 box of Crayola (24) crayons
1 box colored pencils, sharpened
1 pair of pointed scissors
1 8 oz. Elmer’s glue
3 large boxes of Kleenex
2 pkgs. wide-ruled white theme paper
(to be replenished throughout the year)
2 folders with pockets, no holes, with
1 zippered pencil case
1 old paint shirt
2 red pens
2 Expo low-odor dry erase, black
1 1-inch 3-ring binder
1 set of headphones (no ear buds)
Last name A-F: One box Ziploc
sandwich size bags
Last name G-L: One box Ziploc gallon
freezer size bags
Last name M-Z: 1 ream of colored
(your choice) printer paper
BOYS: 1 pkg. of 3.5 x 5 lined index
GIRLS: 1 pkg. of standard size Post-It-
notes (any color)
No Trapper Keepers, no pencil
sharpeners, no mechanical pencils
2 highlighters
1 two pocket folder
2 big erasers
2 pkgs. #2 lead pencils with erasers
1 box Crayola crayons or 1 box
Crayola markers
1 fash drive
Expo dry erase markers (8 pack any
3 boxes Kleenex
1 one-inch 3-ring binder
1 70-page spiral notebook
2 D Batteries
1 container disinfectant wipes
1 pair of headphones to keep at school
No Trapper Keepers or large binders
This is a tentative list; other supplies may
be needed during the school year.
1 pkg. #2 pencils
1 box of colored pencils
1 box of dry erase markers (16 or
2 pkgs. loose leaf paper
3 spiral notebooks (70 or more
2 composition notebooks
2 two-pocket folders
1 three-ring binder (2” or 3”)
1 pkg. of glue sticks (2 or more)
1 pkg. of ruled index cards 3” x 5”
1 box Kleenex
Bring your school-issued calculator from
previous year or recommend Texas
Instrument (TI-30X2S)
1 USB fash drive (8 GB)
2 pkgs. of pencils #2
1 box colored pencils
1 pkg. of red pens
1 box of dry erase markers (16 or
2 highlighters
5 pkgs. loose leaf paper
5 three-ring binders (1 1/2”-2”)
3 two-pocket folders
3 spiral notebooks
1 pkg. of 3 x 5 ruled index cards
1 box of Kleenex
*Advanced reading with Ms.
Paputsakis also includes: 1 three-ring
binder (1-1 1/2”) maroon with clear front
pocket cover, inside pockets and 5 tab
index dividers, 1 spiral notebook, 1
Bring your school issued calculator from
previous years or recommend Texas
Instrument (TI-30x2S)
1 USB fash drive (8 GB)
3 highlighters
2 pkgs. of 10 #2 pencils
1 box colored pencils
1 pkg. of red pens
1 box dry erase markers (16 or more)
2 three-ring binder (1” or larger )
2 pkgs. loose leaf paper
3 spiral notebooks
3 two-pocket folders
1 pkg. of 3 x 5 ruled index cards
1 box Kleenex
*Advanced reading with Ms.
Paputsakis also includes: a 3-ring binder,
(1-1 1/2” black with clear front pocket
cover, inside pockets and 5 tab index
dividers, 1 dictionary/thesaurus)
*Classes with Mrs. Schier also
includes the following items to stay in
her room: 10 #2 pencils, 2 folders with
pockets, 1 box of broad tip permanent
markers, 1 pkg. of 100 count loose leaf
paper, 2 boxes of Kleenex
*Classes with Mr. Ball includes the
following: Math - 2” binder, pack of 5-6
dividers, ruler, graph ruled notebook
paper, graph ruled composition
notebook. ELA - 2” binder, pack of 5-6
dividers, composition notebook, loose
leaf paper.
1 backpack-style book bag, large
1 entire change of clothing, labeled
(no shoes);
1” 3-ring white binder (new students
1 pkg. of straws
1 box of Kleenex
1 pkg. of napkins
1 bottle Elmer’s glue
A.M. class only: 1 box of Crayola or
Prang watercolor paints
P.M. class only: 1 pkg. Crayola
1 box of 10 #2 yellow pencils
4 boxes 24 count Crayola crayons
1 box thin Crayola markers
1 box wide Crayola markers
1 box of colored pencils
10 Elmer’s purple glue sticks
1 Crayola watercolor paintbox
1 box Kleenex or Puffs tissues
Boys – 1 roll paper towels
Girls – 1 pkg. napkins
The above items will be community
supplies and shared by all students.
Please do not label the supplies with your
child’s name.
Please label the following items:
1 two-pocket folder with horizontal
1 backpack-style book bag, large
enough for folder and art projects
10 #2 pencils with erasers
2 boxes 16-count Crayola crayons
(regular, not scented)
2 bottles white school glue
1 pair of pointed tip scissors
1 school book bag
2 boxes 200 count tissues
1 three-ring binder, 1-1/2”
2 glue sticks
1 sturdy 2-pocket folder
1 eraser
Boys – 1 pkg. of napkins
Girls – quart size baggies
10 #2 pencils with erasers
1 eraser
2 glue sticks
1 pair pointed-tip scissors
1 school box
2 sturdy folders with pockets
2 boxes 200 count tissues
1 box 24 Crayola crayons
1 1-subject spiral notebook (wide
1 fne-point black dry erase marker
1 box of 10 #2 pencils with erasers
1 box of colored pencils
1 box 16-count Crayola crayons
2 glue sticks
1 pointed scissors
1 1” 3-ring binder
1 eraser
1 small pencil sharpener
1 folder with pockets
1 pencil pouch zipped or school box
2 boxes 200 count tissues
1 highlighter
3 dry erase markers
10 #2 sharpened pencils with erasers
1 zippered pencil pouch
1 1” 3-ring binder
1 pkg. loose leaf paper 200 count
1 eraser
2 spiral wide-ruled notebooks
1 folder with pockets
2 blue 3-prong folders with pockets
2 green 3-prong folders with pockets
1 pair pointed-tip scissors
2 rolls of Scotch tape
2 highlighters
2 boxes of colored pencils
2 boxes 200 count tissues
2 glue sticks
4 dry erase markers
10 #2 pencils with erasers
2 dry erase markers (any color)
2 red ball point pens
2 box colored pencils
1 box of crayons
2 pkgs. 200 count loose leaf paper
1 pocket folder
1 box 200 count tissues
1 pencil pouch
1 large eraser
1 highlighter
2 3-ring binders 2”
2 rolls Scotch tape
1 pair scissors
10 #2 pencils with erasers
2 ball point pens, red
1 large eraser
3 1” 3-ring binders
2 pkg. Post-It notes
1 folder with pockets
2 70-page college-ruled spiral
2 dry erase markers (any color)
1 highlighter
2 pkgs. loose leaf paper
1 box 200 count tissues
1 box colored pencils
1 box markers
1 pair scissors
2 rolls Scotch tape
No Trapperkeepers, no rolling book
We recommended that all students in
grades K-6 bring tennis shoes to keep
in their lockers at school for physical
education class.
Please label all items.
All glue needs to be placed inside a
reclosable plastic bag.
Children must wear a pair of clean
tennis shoes for physical education
Please – No large notebooks – 3-ring
binders are NOT needed by any student.
No mechanical pencils or pencils that
require separate lead.
Supplies to be shared:
1 bottle of Elmer’s school glue in a
plastic bag & 4 glue sticks
1 scissors
A continuous supply of #2 pencils
2 basic 16 packs of crayons
1 basic 8 pack of broad-tip markers to
be used for art time
3 boxes of Kleenex
2 rolls of paper towels & 2 containers
of antibacterial wipes
Put name on:
1 paint shirt
3 2-pocket folders
ABC fashcards to keep in book bag
(store bought, homemade, etc.)
GRADES 1 & 2
Write names on supplies
A continuous supply of #2 pencils
School box
Erasers-pencil top
2 2-pocket folders
1 large box of tissues
Box of 16 crayons
White glue in plastic bag (NO glue
Paint shirt with name on it
2 antibacterial wet wipes
Paper towels
**Strongly suggest that you have sets of
addition and subtraction fashcards for
use at home.
2nd grade will need multiplication and
division, this is for home use.
GRADES 3 & 4:
I suggest that the students have the
following available to them at home:
Set of addition, subtraction, and
multiplication fashcards.
Write names on supplies:
A continuous supply of #2 pencils
School box with name on it
White school glue inside a plastic bag
Box of crayons (not more than 24)
1 set (10 or less) felt tip-washable
2 pocket folders
5 pocket folders with prongs
10 spiral notebooks (70 pgs ONLY
– wide-lined. College-rule will be sent
1 ruler with inches and centimeters
(must be easy to read)
1 small set of colored pencils – 12 or
Roll of paper towels
Continuous supply of erasers
Large box of tissues
Jump drive, 1G or larger 3rd Grade
Paint shirt with name on it
GRADES 5 & 6
Our classroom has tables and not
desks. Students share a common supply
bin with other classmates. Some of
these supplies will be shared with the
class, while other supplies will be for
your student’s personal use (personal
use supplies are listed below – please
put your student’s name on these items).
Each student is responsible for bringing
in the required supplies listed below.
Supplies to be shared:
#2 pencils – each student should bring
in 100 pencils – no mechanical pencils
2 boxes (25 count) of pencil erasers
5 red grading pens
1 set of fne-line washable markers
1 set of regular washable markers
1 set of colored pencils
1 highlighter
1 box of crayons
8 Expo low-odor dry erase markers
(any color is fne)
2 socks (we use these to erase
individual white boards during math)
White school glue (in a plastic bag)
4 glue sticks
2 large boxes of tissues
1 roll of paper towels
1 container of antibacterial wipes
1 pack Post-It notes
Supplies for personal use:
10 spiral notebooks (wide line)
5 pocket folders
Standard protractor
Standard and metric ruler (wood, hard
plastic or metal please)
Scissors with a point
1G jump drive (does not have to be
brand new)
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Getting up close and personal in the garden
With the gardening season
in full swing, I’m not the only
thing that gets a workout in
the garden; my camera is
right there with me. I’ve
always enjoyed photography,
and when I began gardening
with gusto, a whole new
world opened up to me with
endless subject matter.
There weren’t just fowers
to capture, but also birds,
butterfies, and other insects.
I’m often asked about my
camera and while having a
decent one helps, you don’t
have to spend a fortune to be
able to capture the beauty in
your gardens.
I’m a huge fan of macro
photography, especially fond
of capturing the details of
fower blooms. I visited our
local botanical conservatory a
few years ago when they had
an orchid display, and I was
blown away by the intricacies
of the tiniest blooms – so tiny
that you nearly needed to use
a magnifying glass to really
see the details.
That’s where the macro
setting on my camera is
invaluable. Just as I’ve used
my 50x optical zoom in a
binocular capacity, I’ve used
my macro setting to bring
tiny details closer. Most
cameras have a macro setting,
indicated by the flower
symbol, which allows me to
get very close to my subject
to record those interesting
I’ve been asked for tips on
taking pictures in the garden,
so here are some tips for
adding more interest to the
photographs you take in your
own garden or those you visit:
• Beyond the technical
aspects of macro photography
is the choice of subject. The
bloom, right? Sure, but try
looking at it from different
angles – top, side, underneath.
• Pay attention to what
else is in the photo. You can
be so mentally focused on
the subject that you fail to
observe what else shows up
in the background. Though it
will likely be blurred because
of the limited depth of feld,
the color or shapes may be
distracting. Move around
until you get a pleasing
• Photograph parts of a
plant other than the bloom
or capture it in different
stages of fowering. One of
my favorite macro shots is
of Virginia bluebells before
they’ve opened up.
• Instead of using the
macro setting to capture the
details of the fower, leave the
camera in its normal setting,
move away and use your
zoom to come in close to your
subject. You can get a macro
effect this way, too.
• Trying to capture a bee
or other insects as it visits
a bloom? Patience has its
rewards. Rather than chasing
the bee, observe its habit and
then focus on a fower and
wait for it to fy into the frame.
• Most digital cameras
have a preview feature,
which allows you to focus
on a specific element of
your scene by depressing
the shutter about halfway.
I use this feature nearly
always when composing and
capturing an image. Every
camera has a focal point on
the screen which the camera
uses to read a scene for proper
exposure and focusing. You
can make sure the main
subject of your photo is in
focus and properly exposed
by frst aiming the camera
so that its focal point is on
your subject, then depressing
the shutter halfway. Hold it
down to maintain that focus
and then frame your scene
before depressing the shutter
release all the way. Sure, this
takes practice but you’ll be
surprised at how quickly it
becomes second nature.
• Some cameras have a
“burst” feature. This can
be useful when trying to
photograph insects and birds.
With this setting engaged,
you can hold down the shutter
release button and the camera
will shoot continuously. The
result is a good number of
photographs and the more
you have, the better chance
that one of them will be good.
And that brings me to a fnal
word of advice – take a LOT
of photos. For a typical macro
shot, I’ll take a minimum of
about ten photos and many
times more. It’s really hard to
tell whether or not your photo
is acceptable and in sharp
focus on the small review
screen on your camera. When
you bring those images up
on your computer, you’ll see
many things you didn’t at the
time you took the photo. The
beauty of digital photography
is that your only limit is the
size of your memory card.
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The following is a weekly
report regarding current
and upcoming highway
road construction projects
in the Ohio Department of
Transportation District One,
which includes Paulding
• U.S. 24 at U.S. 127 will
be restricted to one lane
through the work zone for
shoulder work.
• Ohio 111 between the
Indiana line and Birkhold
Road will be restricted to one
lane through the work zone
for drainage tile replacement.
• Ohio 49 in the village
of Payne closed July 7 for
approximately two weeks
for a railroad crossing repair.
Traffc detoured.
Commissioners’ Journal
Commissioners’ Journal June 30,
This 30th day of June, 2014, the
Board of County Commissioners met
in regular session with the following
members present: Tony Zartman,
Roy Klopfenstein, Fred Pieper, and
Nola Ginter, Clerk.
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There was nothing noteworthy for a
news article.
Edward Bohn, EMA director,
presented his weekly reports for the
commissioners’ review. He reported
he has been working closely with
Rich Lauffer on the completion of
reports. Defance County and Van
Wert County EMA directors have
also been a resource for information.
Bohn noted he has been spending
some of his time acclimating himself
to the offce and its contents. He has
also been busy distributing equipment
to various entities.
Treasurer Lou Ann Wannemacher
presented paperwork for the
commissioners’ signature.
Klopfenstein moved to adopt the
following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the
Board of County Commissioners
does hereby direct the County
Auditor to amend the 2014 Annual
Appropriation by appropriating the
following in Emergency Management
Agency Fund (Fund 079), to-wit; 79-
001-00005/Emergency Management
A g e n c y / C o m m u n i c a t i o n s
AMOUNT: $3,000.
Fred Pieper moved to adopt the
following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the
Board of County Commissioners
does hereby modify the 2014 Annual
Appropriation and hereby directs the
Paulding County Auditor to transfer
funds in the WIC Fund (Fund 041),
to-wit; FROM: 041-001-20143/WIC/
Travel TO: 041-001-20145/WIC/
Supplies AMOUNT: $2,400.
Commissioners’ Journal July 2, 2014
This 2nd day of July, 2014, the
Board of County Commissioners met
in regular session with the following
members present: Tony Zartman, Roy
Klopfenstein, Fred Pieper, and Nola
Ginter, Clerk.
Deb Atchley met with the
commissioners to discuss use of the
river trail on county property north
of U.S. 24. She is aware of the recent
signage posting admittance by written
permission only.
The commissioners explained the
reason for the signage is to hopefully
eliminate the county’s liability should
an accident occur. Also, by posting
the signage, the sheriff’s deputies
may ticket any offenders.
The tenant farming the ground
recently reported the access roads
have been abused from unauthorized
vehicles being on them when it is too
wet, causing ruts and other damage
to crop area when they veer off the
roadway and into the feld.
Atchley noted she and her husband
enjoy riding their four-wheeler and
picnicking along the trails beside the
river. She admitted the access roads
have been abused; but, stated once
you get to the river trail, it has been
well taken care of by those who use it.
She reported several horse groups that
enjoy riding along the river.
The commissioners agreed it is a
shame to close the trail to those who
enjoy and take care of it. However,
there seems to be no other alternative
to attempt to keep the abusers off
the property. The commissioners
will follow up with the prosecuting
attorney to learn what their options are.
Atchley understood their position; but
said it is too bad that a few people spoil
it for everyone else.
Jim Guelde met with the
commissioners to review his proposal
for landscaping and improving the
courthouse lawn. The commissioners
agreed to accept his landscape cost
and labor cost of landscaping (see
resolution below).
The commissioners requested a
breakdown of the services included
in the annual maintenance labor cost
quote. Guelde agreed to provide a
A motion was made by
Klopfenstein to go into executive
session at 8:10 a.m. with the Paulding
County Prosecutor to discuss legal
matters. The motion was seconded
by Pieper. All members voting yea.
At 8:40 a.m. all members present
agreed to adjourn the executive
session and go into regular session.
Pieper moved to adopt the
following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the
Board of County Commissioners
does hereby accept the proposal for
landscaping and lawn improvement
services for the courthouse square
from Jim’s Handyman Service LLC,
110 Fairground Drive, Paulding,
for a total amount of $5,533.10 for
landscaping and the labor cost of
14A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Door-to-door handymen
bring concern at Antwerp
Progress Staff Writer
ANTWERP – The Antwerp Village Council
met briefy Monday evening. Two resolutions
unanimously passed and Police Chief George
Clemens sent out a warning concerning door-
to-door handymen.
Clemens reminded council that during
the summer months there is a higher level
of crime even in a small community like
Antwerp. Recently, there has been an infux
of “so-called” handymen combing the area
promising to do work and then taking people’s
Clemens said he would like to see the
council take action in developing procedure
that would force door-to-door contractors to
get a permit through the police department.
“If we had something on the books that
would force people to come to the station and
get a permit, we could a background check
and make sure they are legitimate,” said the
The council agreed that something needed
to be done in order to protect the citizens.
In the future they hope to have something
in place to help curb some of the problems
people are encountering.
Right now, Clemens encourages people to
call his offce if someone stops by who seems
to be suspicious, and have them checked out.
A 1-mill renewal levy that would give the
village $18,042 annually unanimously was
approved for placement on the fall election
ballot. The purpose of the levy is to provide
street lighting in the downtown area of
A new resolution passed that would place
on the ballot a 2.63-mill levy that would allow
the village to purchase a new fre truck and
additional fre equipment. The levy would
generate $50,000 each year for the next fve
Village administrator Sara Keeran, who has
been away from her job for a month due to
health issues, is back on the job. In her report,
Keeran said letters have been sent out to people
who have tall grass, garbage issues and junk
vehicles on their property.
“It appears when people receive the notice
in the mail to clean something up, they usually
respond and do a pretty good job,” said Keeran.
The administrator also shared with council
that National Signal Company would be
installing new signals and bells at the railroad
crossing on Main Street in the next couple of
Keeran told council she had received word
from the Paulding County United Way that a
Week of Caring will take place in September
and that Antwerp is on the list as being one of
the villages that will get a clean-up downtown
as a part of the week of caring campaign.
Restrooms at the city park have been painted
and since the security measures have been
made in the park, there has been no vandalism.
Facility improvements, initial
drug testing date set at WT
Progress Staff Writer
HAVILAND – Improved
athletic facilities, staff
changes and the date for
the first drug testing was
established at the Wayne
Trace Local Board of
Education meeting held
Monday, July 14.
The board voted to
give a 3.43 percent raise
to non-bargaining unit
members including Jody
Dunham (Payne Elementary
principal), Jerry Hessel
(technology coordinator) and
Greg Leeth (Wayne Trace
junior/senior high school
The board agreed to give
superintendent Steve Arnold
the go-ahead to seek bids
for painting the metal roof
at Grover Hill Elementary.
According to Arnold, the
roof has leaks and painting
the existing structure will
hopefully improve the
In addition to the roof
improvement at Grover Hill,
the superintendent informed
the board on the upgrade
projects at the junior/senior
high. Generators have been
installed that will allow the
school to remain functional
and electricity still running
during an outage. With
the generators in place,
the school is considered a
community storm shelter.
Nearly 500 computers have
been purchased for students
use in grades 7-12. The new
computers is part of the new
1:1 program.
Arnold shared various
upgrades that will beneft the
overall athletic department at
Wayne Trace. The old weight
room facility is now the new
wrestling practice facility.
New and larger lockers have
been installed for the athletes.
In the gym area, painting
continues during the summer
In looking to the future,
the board is in the process of
discussing and considering
new press boxes for both
the softball and baseball
facilities. The new press
boxes would serve a dual
purpose with one being a
storage area and the other a
concession stand.
Arnold will continue to
seek additional information
about the new structures in
hopes of having approval at
the next board meeting.
Details of the newly passed
drug screening policy are
taking place. The draw the
line testing date for Wayne
Trace student athletes will be
Aug. 12.
Concerning staff, there
were two individuals
who were given one-year
contracts. Rachel Hire at
Payne Elementary as a
transitional kindergarten
teacher and at the junior/
senior high Collen Saylor
was hired for the school year
as secretary.
Contracts were approved
of Amy Noggle as
transportation director and
JoEllen Sisson for classroom
technology specialist. Both
received three year contracts
running from Aug. 1, 2014
through July 31, 2017. A
one-year contract for Ann
Olwin, who will serve as the
superintendent’s secretary
was approved for the 2014-
15 school year.
The board approved the
overnight trip on Aug. 7-8 to
Columbus for the golf team.
The resignation was
received and accepted from
Darcie Breier effective July 1.
The Paulding County Retired Teachers Association recently honored teachers who retired
in 2014 with 25 or more years of service to the students of Paulding County. At the July 14
meeting, nine educators were recognized. Each of the three teachers in attendance was given a
certifcate. Honored teachers in attendance were, from left – Deb Hornyak of Paulding Schools,
Ruby Crossland of Paulding Schools, and Judi Snook of Wayne Trace Schools. The names
of all those recognized will be added to a plaque that will hang in the front hall of the John
Paulding Historical Society building. The committee members that organized the program were
chairperson Pam Young, Karen Walker and Ron Grabianowski. Randy Overbeck, 2014 Ohio
Retired Teachers Association western vice-president, updated the group on new information
from ORTA and presented a tribute titled “Teachers: the Real American Heroes.” Following the
meeting, door prizes donated by local merchants were awarded.
Payne camp meeting begins Saturday
PAYNE – The annual camp meeting of the
Church of God for northwest Ohio will begin
Saturday, July 26, and run through Friday,
Aug. 1. Worship services will be held each
evening at 7 p.m., with this year’s theme,
“Close Encounters of the Real Kind.”
This year’s evangelist is the Rev. Dr. Ed
Beck, of Ravenna and former pastor of the
Church of God in Van Wert. Worship leader
will be Dan Betts, Akron. A youth camp is
held each day for students in grades 7-12, led
by youth directors John and Melyssa Trussel,
of Marengo.
Kids’ Camp is held each day, Monday
through Friday, from 9:30 a.m.–noon for
children ages kindergarten through grade
six. Linda Smith, former Paulding County
resident, will direct the camp, with this year’s
theme as BLITZ (Bold Living in the Zone).
Young adult conferences will be conducted
daily by Pastor Mike Harmon and Jed
Worline, both of Owosso, Mich. Harmon is
originally from Paulding County.
Daily adult conferences will be led by
various individuals.
Christian Women’s Connection will host
a women’s conference on Wednesday from
9 a.m.-2 p.m., led by guest speaker, Joy
Sherman of Springfeld.
A cafeteria, serving breakfast, lunch and
dinner, as well as a snack stand are available
on the campgrounds Also available is camping
and dormitory rooms. For further information,
contact caretakers Ken and Roxanna Gifford
at 419-263-2113.
The Church of God, with its general offces
in Anderson, Ind., held its frst Payne camp
meeting 1895 by Daniel S. Warner.
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