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P aulding C ounty

VOL. 138 NO. 9

PAULDING, OHIO 419-399-4015

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Local issues top Nov. 2 ballot
If you are heading to the polls this Tuesday, what will you see on your ballot for the Nov. 2 General Election? The following candidates, levies and ballot issues will be decided: COUNTY CANDIDATES COUNTY COMMISSIONER Republican – Fred Pieper Democrat – Edward Straley COUNTY AUDITOR Republican – Claudia J. Fickel Democrat – Susan K. Simpson JUDGE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS (Full term commencing Jan. 1, 2011) Tiffany Beckman Joseph R. Burkard JUDGE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, PROBATE & JUVENILE DIVISION (Full term commencing Feb. 9, 2011) John A. DeMuth STATE CANDIDATES GOVERNOR & LT. GOV. Republican – John Kasich and Mary Taylor Libertarian – Ken Matesz and Margaret Ann Leech Green – Dennis S. Spisak and Anita Rios Democratic – Ted Strickland and Yvette McGee Brown ATTORNEY GENERAL Democrat – Richard Cordray Republican – Mike DeWine Libertarian – Marc Allan Feldman Constitution – Robert M. Owens AUDITOR OF STATE Libertarian – L. Michael Howard Democratic – David Pepper Republican – Dave Yost SECRETARY OF STATE Libertarian – Charles R. Earl Republican – Jon Husted Democratic – Maryellen O’Shaughnessy TREASURER OF STATE Democratic – Kevin L. Boyce Libertarian – Matthew P Cantrell . Republican – Josh Mandel U.S. SENATOR Constitution – Eric W. Deaton Democratic – Lee Fisher Socialist – Daniel H. LaBotz Republican – Rob Portman Michael L. Pryce REPRESENTATIVE TO CONGRESS, 5th DISTRICT Democratic – Caleb Finkenbiner Republican – Bob Latta Libertarian – Brian L. Smith STATE SENATOR, 1st DISTRICT Republican – Steve Buehrer Democrat – Erik M. Cranmer STATE REPRESENTATIVE, 75th DISTRICT Democrat – Cletus Schindler Republican – Lynn R. Wachtmann CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT (Full term commencing Jan. 1, 2011) Eric Brown Maureen O’Connor JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT (Full term commencing Jan. 1, 2011) Judith Ann Lanzinger Mary Jane Trapp JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT (Full term commencing Jan. 2, 2011) Paul E. Pfeifer JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, 3rd DISTRICT (Full term commencing Feb. 9, 2011) Richard Rogers JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, 3rd DISTRICT (Full term commencing Feb. 11, 2011) Stephen R. Shaw BALLOT ISSUES AND LEVIES ISSUE 2 WAYNE TRACE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT – renewal, income tax, threequarters of 1 percent (0.75%), 5 years ISSUE 3 VANTAGE CAREER CENTER – renewal, seven-tenths (0.7) mill, 5 years, permanent improvements ISSUE 4 PAULDING COUNTY – additional, 2 mills, 5 years, current expenses ANTWERP VILLAGE – renewal, 1 mill, 5 years, current expenses ANTWERP VILLAGE – Local option petition HAVILAND VILLAGE – renewal, 3 mills, 5 years, current expenses MELROSE VILLAGE – renewal, 0.6 mill, 5 years, fire protection MELROSE VILLAGE – 1.2 mills, 5 years, fire protection MELROSE VILLAGE – renewal, 3.3 mills, 5 years, current expenses PAYNE VILLAGE – replacement, 0.5 mill, 5 years, EMS PAYNE VILLAGE – replacement, 1 mill, 5 years, police protection PAYNE VILLAGE – repeal of Ordinance 2010-4 SCOTT VILLAGE – renewal, 3 mills, 5 years, current expenses AUGLAIZE TOWNSHIP – renewal, 0.9 mill, 5 years, EMS CARRYALL TOWNSHIP – replacement, 0.5 mill, 5 years, EMS CARRYALL TOWNSHIP – replacement, 0.6 mill, 5 years, cemeteries JACKSON TOWNSHIP – renewal, 0.6 mill, 5 years, fire protection For any questions concerning the upcoming election, contact the county election board office at 419-399-8230.

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Around Paulding County
Blood drive An American Red Cross
Blood Drive will be held from noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Lafarge Corp., located at 11435 Road 176 in Paulding. Please call 419399-4861, ext. 200 to schedule your blood donation appointment.

Continental woman dies in two-vehicle crash near Arthur
ARTHUR – A two-car crash south of Arthur on Saturday afternoon claimed the life of an area woman. Dead is Angelique F. Connin, 56, of Continental. According to troopers from the Van Wert Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23, on Road 178 at Road 209 in Auglaize Township. A 1993 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer, driven by Jacob M. Powell, 16, of Defiance, was westbound on Road 178 and reportedly failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Connin, driving a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville, was southbound on CR 209 and her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side. The Blazer then went off the southwest side of the road and struck a sidewalk. The car went off the southwest side of the roadway and struck a power pole. Connin was pronounced dead at the scene by Paulding County Coroner Dr. Joseph Kuhn, then was transferred to the Paulding County Hospital by the Oakwood EMS. Connin is the county’s seventh traffic victim of the year. Powell was transported to Parkview Hospital by Samaritan LifeFlight. Troopers were assisted on the scene by the Oakwood Fire and EMS. The crash remains under investigation, but alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Seatbelt use and information is not available at this time.

Kiwanis building to open election night, Nov. 2

PAULDING – The Kiwanis of Paulding County will be opening the Kiwanis Community Center (the old armory on the east-side of the square) on election night. The building will be open from 8-11 p.m. A large-screen television will be airing statewide and national results. Local volunteers will gather unofficial precinct results as they become available and from the election board when they are released.

Teresa Arend and her sons, Ethan and Nathan, share a bag of Reese’s Cups the evening before her first surgery.

Arend recovering from life-threatening disorder
By NANCY WHITAKER Progress Staff Reporter The past year has brought many changes into the life of Teresa Arend. In May 2009, the young wife and mother suffered a series of brain stem hemorrhages with each hemorrhage leaving her with more symptoms. Teresa Breckler Arend was born in Hicksville and grew up on a small farm outside of Defiance. On Aug. 14, 1999, she married Brian Arend of Paulding and she taught special education classes until their first son, Ethan, was born. Ethan had some medical problems so Teresa became a stay-at-home mom. The Arends had another son, Nathan. She noted, “My initial hemorrhage only brought about blurred vision. My vision worsened with each hemorrhage and eventually my right eye turned in towards my nose due to the pressure on the nerve that controls the outside muscle.” In a year’s time, Teresa suffered seven brain hemorrhages. In May 2010, Teresa had her first brain surgery to attempt to remove what was determined to be a cavernous angioma in her brainstem. A cavernous angioma is a malformed blood vessel which had probably been present at birth. During her first surgery, they removed two quarter-sized pieces of skull so they could reach the brainstem. After seven hours of surgery, it was determined that the malformation could not be removed without a great risk to her life. So they closed her back up. In June, an MRI determined that the cavernous angioma was continuing to hemorrhage and was taking up 80 percent of her brain stem. She said, “What had started out as being a nuisance of symptoms was becoming life-threatening, as everything goes through the brainstem. “Each time the malformation grew, it gave me new symptoms and if it continued to grow at that rate, I could stop breathing or my heart could have just stopped.” Teresa underwent a second surgery in July to attempt to remove the malformation. She was told by her surgeon that following surgery, she may come out of the operation with a trach [tube], feeding tube and other issues. “But,” Teresa continued, “it was either that or risk dying from another hemorrhage at home.” She said, “It is amazing how God can conquer all possible risks. I woke up from surgery with no trach or feeding tube. I had no new symptoms. In fact, some of my pre-op symptoms had disappeared. See AREND, page 2A

Annual turkey supper nears

The Rose Hill Church of God will be hosting a turkey supper from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. A free will offering will be accepted. Carryout dinners will be $7. The church is located at the corner of 637 and Charloe Trail (Road 138).

PHS After Prom parents to sponsor donkey basketball
It’s wilder than a rodeo! It’s funnier than a circus! A donkey basketball doubleheader extravaganza will be at Paulding High School on Monday, Nov. 1. The starting time is at 7 p.m. A playoff game between the winning teams will determine this year’s winner. Real live donkeys, specially selected for donkey basketball, will be used for this fantastic show, presented by the Paulding After Prom parents. Featured riders for this event will include staff from each of the Paulding schools and two teams of Paulding High School students. Also participating are several community representatives: John Claymiller, Chief Supermarket; Jay Dachenhaus, Stykemain’s; Phil Recker of Edward Jones; Justin Boss, Huntington Bank; Pastor Dave Meriweather, Paulding First Presbyterian Church; Brad Beck; Justin Schroeder; and Jordan Phlipot. Tickets will be available for the presale price of $6 at the school on Friday, Oct. 29 and Monday, Nov. 1, and will be $8 at the door. Buckeye Donkey Ball of Columbus provides the donkeys for this hilarious experience. Buckeye, in business since 1934, is the oldest and largest donkey ball company in the world.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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First ‘4-H Fun-raiser’ is slated for Nov. 6
The Paulding County 4-H Program is hosting a 4-H Fun-raiser Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Paulding County Fairgrounds. The event will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and feature a chicken barbecue, kids’ games, live auction and a scavenger hut. All proceeds from this event will go to help fund the Paulding County 4-H Program. The event kicks off with a 4-H chicken barbecue from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The meal will include a half chicken with baked beans, potato salad, dinner roll and a drink for $7. Tickets are available at the OSU Extension office or from 4-H members and advisers. There will be a variety of kids’ games and activities such as straw maze, cake walk, pop ring toss, and much more with tickets just 25 cents a piece. The kid’s games will run from 11 a.m.3 p.m. Also for the kids, “Sassy the Clown” will to do face painting and balloon animals. At 2 p.m., there is a scavenger hunt around the fairgrounds. Get a four-person team together and join the hunt. At noon, a corn hole tournament is scheduled. Come on out and show off your skills. Register early at the Extension office 419-3998225 or register that day for $5 per team with a 50 percent payback for the winning team. A live auction begins at 1 p.m. with items donated from local businesses. Some of the auction items include gift certificates and crafts, along with themed baskets of goodies. Anyone who would like to donate items to the auction may contact the Extension Office. Please remember all proceeds from this event will go to help support the 4-H program. This wonderful day will conclude with an award ceremony. The ceremony will feature the 2010 Ohio State Fair Queen as the 4-H speaker, a slide show of the 2010 4H year, along with officer book and adviser awards. Please attend support the Paulding County 4-H program. The day will be fun for the entire family while investing in the youth of Paulding County.

Jarod Rosebrock/Paulding County Progress

Jonathon Lichty of Payne began as the new county veterans service officer Oct. 1. The Veterans Service Office is located at 810 E. Perry St. in Paulding.

Iraq veteran is new veterans service officer
By JAROD ROSEBROCK Correspondent Iraq veteran and Payne resident Jonathon Lichty has recently come on as Paulding County’s veterans service officer. He started on Oct. 1 and has been working to serve the veterans of Paulding County since. Lichty joined the Marine Corps in 2002 as an infantryman. He did two tours in Iraq and was part of Operation Phantom Fury during which the Marines cleared Falujah in 2004. While serving, he earned a number of awards and medals including the Purple Heart, a Gold Star in lieu of a second Purple Heart, a Combat Action Ribbon and the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal. Lichty’s job as the veterans service officer is to help veterans file claims and get financial assistance through Veterans Affairs and to help the families of veterans in times of need. “We’ve all done our job for our county and I wanted to help the veterans who came before me,” he says. One of the biggest issues Lichty is facing currently is trying to get to know all new veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and are now coming home, and helping them get claims and paperwork filed. His goal is to make sure every vet receives his or her entitlements and financial assistance and are taken care of. Any veteran in need of assistance or information is welcome to stop by the Veteran’s Service Office on Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. or call 419-399-8285 for an appointment. The office is located at 810 E. Perry St. in Paulding, next to the health department. Lichty adds that he will gladly take time out of his day to meet after hours with veterans who might not be free during the day.

Martinez benefit planned
PAULDING – A benefit will be held for Eric Martinez from 2 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Nov. 6, at Paulding VFW. Eric Martinez was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in April. Since he is a CCNO corrections officer, he has been unable to work for the past six months because of being hospitalized and ill. As a result he and his family lost their insurance and benefits from his job at the end of July. The benefit is being held for Eric and his family to help with expenses. There will be an auction, 50/50 raffle, dinner, kids’ games, music and a corn hole tournament. The corn hole tournament costs $25 for a two-person team. For more information or to register for the corn hole tournament, call Janet or Danny Martinez at 419-399-5733; Melissa Martinez at 419-7691681; or Angie Martinez Burtch at 419-769- 3830.

Payne Council accepts street
By AMBER McMANUS Correspondent PAYNE – Payne Village Council met in regular session Monday night and several topics were discussed as well as ordinances passed. A letter was received from the planning and zoning board that they approved the plat and naming a street as Parkway Drive, a newly dedicated street within the village. Council voted to approve Ordinance No. 201010 to accept the dedication of Parkway Drive, which is situated in block “A” to the village as a duly dedicated street. The village needs to have voters’ support for the EMS levy for 0.5 mill and the police levy for 1 mill to allow the community to provide necessary services to the residents. It is encouraged that all vote yes. Again, confusion apparently exists on which property the initiative petition, appearing on the Nov. 2 ballot, is requiring a zoning classification change from a B-1 to R1. The initiative petition is not for the lot between the Dollar General store and Ann Bachellor’s property, but for the Dollar General lots. The village administration strongly encourages village residents to vote no on the initiative petition requiring a zoning classification change from a B-1 (business) to R-1 (residential). As a reminder, the grand opening of Dollar General will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Special thanks were offered to Maumee Valley Planning Organization for the work done on South Main Street and to the Paulding County commissioners for working with the village in giving property back to the village. Council passed a motion to contract with Dan Gamble to do the leaf pick-up. Tiffany Beckman spoke at the meeting about running for the Paulding Common Pleas Court judge.

Halloween By The Numbers
Halloween is Oct. 31. The observance of Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires. Over the years, Halloween customs and rituals have changed dramatically. Today, Halloween is celebrated many different ways, including wearing costumes, children trick or treating, carving pumpkins, and going to haunted houses and parties. Trick or Treat! 36 million – The estimated number of potential trick-ortreaters in 2009 – children 5 to 13 – across the United States. This number is up about 190,000 from a year earlier. Of course, many other children – older than 13, and younger than 5 – also go trick-or-treating. 111.3 million – Number of occupied housing units across the nation in 2009 – all potential stops for trick-ortreaters. 92% – Percentage of households with residents who consider their neighborhood safe. In addition, 78 percent said there was no place within a mile of their homes where they would be afraid to walk alone at night. Jack-o’-Lanterns and Pumpkin Pies 931 million pounds – Total production of pumpkins by major pumpkin-producing states in 2009. Illinois led the country by producing 429 million pounds of the vined orange gourd. California and Ohio were also major pumpkin producing states: each produced at least 100 million pounds. Where to Spend Halloween? Some places around the country that may put you in the Halloween mood are: • Transylvania County, N.C. (30,203 residents) • Tombstone, Ariz. (population 1,562) • Pumpkin Center, N.C. (population 2,228); and Pumpkin Bend, Ark. • Cape Fear in New Hanover County, N.C. (population 15,711); and Cape Fear in Chatham County, N.C. (population 1,170). • Skull Creek, Neb. (population 274) Candy and Costumes 1,317 – Number of U.S. manufacturing establishments that produced chocolate and cocoa products in 2008, employing 38,369 people. California led the nation in the number of chocolate and cocoa manufacturing establishments, with 146, followed by Pennsylvania, with 115. 422 – Number of U.S. establishments that manufactured nonchocolate confectionary products in 2008. These establishments employed 16,860 people. California led the nation in this category, with 47 establishments. 24.3 pounds – Per capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2009. 1,814 – Number of costume rental and formal wear establishments across the nation in 2008.

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“The first few weeks of recovery were slow and painful. I walked with a great deal of assistance and in two weeks was able to use a walker without aid. “I graduated to a cane and five weeks later was walking independently, my facial droop had corrected itself, my right eyelid functioned normally, my stutter was gone and my hand tremor no longer makes a daily appearance.” Her recovery time is to be approximately six months, but she said that it could take longer before she is back to “normal.” She commented, “My surgeon contributes my progress to my tremendous family support. The road ahead is still sprinkled with difficulty, but as a family and with the prayers of others, we will conquer each difficulty.”

Local events this fall
Teresa and her sister, Lisa Bauer of Florida, right before her trip back to the operating room. OCTOBER Recycle Ohio Month Oct. 23-31 – Red Ribbon Week Oct. 31 – Halloween NOVEMBER Nov. 2 – General Election Day (Polls are open 6:30 a.m.7:30 p.m.) Nov. 6 – Annual “Beacon of Hope” dinner and auction, presented by Community Health Professionals of Paulding at the county extension building. Call 419-399-4708 Nov. 7 – Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 10 – Veterans Day Celebration at Paulding County Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 11 – Veterans Day Nov. 18-21 – John Paulding Historical Society Annual Christmas Open House. Theme: “Christmas Bells Are Ringing” Nov. 20 – Paulding County Hospital Auxiliary Annual Craft Fair at the county extension building at the fairgrounds Nov. 25 – Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27 – OSU vs. Michigan game, at Columbus

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Auxiliary craft fair set Nov. 20

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEFLatty LATTY – The

Teresa Arend just two weeks after her surgery.

PAULDING – The Paulding County Hospital Auxiliary Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 20, at the Paulding county Fairgrounds. There are still booths available. For more information, call Sharon Johanns at 419-399-4235 or Linda Weidenhamer at 419-3932372.

Friends United Methodist Church will be hosting its 51st annual Trick or Treat for UNICEF on Oct. 31. Everyone participating should meet at the church at 3 p.m. to participate in the collecting. Costumes are optional. The traditional Harvest Soup supper will follow at 4 p.m. in the church basement. All ages are welcome to attend.

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Burial was in the church cemetery. Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, handled arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church ALMS Fund. love of her life, Jimmy R. Zielke, who survives. She was employed at ParkerHannifan Corporation in New Haven and was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert. She was also an avid golfer and bowler. Also surviving are her children, Dawn (Brad) Wright of Paulding, and Tracy (Todd) Wehner and Kalin (William) McDowell, both of Convoy; six sisters, Bonnie (Cecil) Teeter, Pat (Joe) Mowery, Linda (Phil) McDowell and Sally (Jeff) McDowell, all of Convoy, and Susan (Bill) Schlink and Sharon (Jerry) Bendele, both of New Haven; and nine grandchildren. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 at the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Father Michael Zacharias officiating. Burial will be in the Convoy IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today, Oct. 27, at Gearhart, Mack and Jurczyk Funeral Home in Van Wert. Preferred memorials may be directed to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. Condolences may be emailed to agfhc@embarqmail.com

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Paulding County Progress - 3A

The Amish Cook
By: Lovina Eicher

The children have been Our six scholars just left tle small bow that we gave for school. Everything seems Benjamin for Christmas last saying that they hope it snows so quiet around here when year and not made to hunt soon. I am not ready to see they leave. deer. It is mostly used for tar- that yet. Our gardens are history for ANGIE CONNIN My husband Joe has fin- get practice. ished my shelves in the canGLENN STOLLER 1954-2010 Meanwhile, our commu- 2010. I have green tomatoes ning room down in the nity was saddened to hear that the girls picked that are 1923-2010 CONTINENTAL – Angie basement. The girls and I about the death of a 68-year- gradually turning ripe on the PAULDING – Glenn Allen Connin, 56, of Continental, died have the shelves all filled old Amish bishop from this back porch. Stoller (87) of Paulding went at approximately 3:30 p.m. SatTry this great recipe to use with the full and empty jars. area. He died suddenly while to his eternal rest on Tuesday, urday, Oct. 23, from injuries reJoe built shelves on both in Wisconsin with plans to at- up some of your homemade Oct. 19. ceived in a motor vehicle walls so I have more than tend his grandchild’s wed- applesauce (Editor’s note: the He was born May 22, accident in Paulding County. plenty of room. It is so much ding the next day. This was salad dressing in the recipe 1923, one of eleven children, She was born May 29, 1954, nicer and more organized to the first of his grandchildren would be like a Miracle Whip to Dan and Minnie (Huber) the daughter of Bill and Faye have a place to go with all the to get married. Our sympathy found in stores; some also Stoller. He married Edith (Adams) Tracy, who survive in jars of home-canned food in goes to the lonely widow and make their own homemade “Ede” Fisher on Sept. 17, Continental. She was emversion). one place. 1950. To this union five chil- ployed at Family Christian family. APPLESAUCE CAKE I always feel grateful when dren were born: Shirley (Har- Center in Defiance as a minisWe have so many leaves I walk in there and see all the covering our yard. The chil- 1 cup sugar lan) Metzger of Eureka, Ill., tering arts lay leader and was canned food for the winter dren have been kept busy 1 cup salad dressing Connie (Steve) Bauman of also employed by the Horvath months ahead. It makes all raking them up but more 1/2 cup milk Sterling, Dan (Deb Frank) of Law Office in Defiance. the hard work worthwhile. keep falling. We will proba- 2 cups unsweetened appleKentland, Ind., Julie (Jerry) Also surviving are her husLike now when Joe’s work is bly have to go out one sauce Rager of Van Wert, and Dale band, Tim Connin of Continenslow, we know we have evening and get them all 3 cups all-purpose flour (Jodi Brigner) of Paulding. tal; two daughters, Carrie (Sam, plenty to eat. God has given picked up at once. Like the 2 teaspoons baking soda Eighteen grandchildren and a U.S. Army captain) Galyk of us so many blessings in life. saying goes, many hands 2 teaspoons cinnamon 20 great-grandchildren are Schweinfurt, Germany, and Sometimes we take every- make light work. We have a 1 teaspoon vanilla extract the legacy of his life. His Abbey (Scott) Plummer of thing for granted and we neg- lot of trees, which I enjoy, but 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg brother, Victor of Del Ray Tucson; five brothers, Kim lect to thank He who sends us when the leaves start falling it 1/2 teaspoon allspice Beach, Fla., survives him. (Konnie) of Phoenix, Tim (Jill) 1/2 teaspoon salt all these blessings. He was a member of the of Defiance, Tom of San Antomakes a lot of work. Preheat oven to 350° F. We have finished canning Apostolic Christian Church nio, Texas, Ted (Timberly) of I hope to get to my sewing our applesauce now. We this week. I started sewing Grease and flour a 9x13-inch for 70 years and faithfully Defiance and Tony (Buff) of made 21 quarts total. And we Kevin a pair of pants a few pan and set aside. supported and served his Continental; and three grandCream sugar, salad dressalso enjoyed just eating many weeks ago and never finished local church those many sons, Ian, Titus and Jonas ing, and milk together. Beat in of the apples as snacks. I like it yet. years. Galyk. to use a variety of apples to He was a lifelong farmer Services will be held at 11 The mornings have been applesauce and vanilla. In a make sauce. I think it makes very chilly with the tempera- separate bowl, combine all of the “Paulding County a.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. for a better flavored sauce. tures dropping to the low 30s dry ingredients. Add the dry Clay” as he called it. He 27, at the Family Christian Life This time we used Northern Saturday morning. Some peo- ingredients, a little at a time, raised his children with a Center. Arrangements are Spy, Cortland and Golden ple have their stoves going but to wet mixture. Batter will be good work ethic helping him being handled by HanenkrathThe following is a weekly Delicious for our applesauce. we are just letting our gas thick and slightly lumpy. Pour raise turkeys and hoe beans. Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral report regarding current and I think we are now done lights burn a little longer. I into the prepared pan and He had a great appreciation Home in Defiance. upcoming highway road con- with canning until this winter hope the cold weather holds bake for 35-40 minutes, or for God’s glorious creation struction projects in the Ohio when we do our meat, unless off as we still haven’t bought until a toothpick inserted in DONNA ZIELKE and instilled that love in his Department of Transporta- Joe is lucky deer hunting our coal for the winter yet. 1953-2010 the center comes out clean. family as they traveled. His CONVOY – Donna J. tion District One, which in- next month. happiest memories were of Joe and the boys have been those trips with his family. (Gromeaux) Zielke, 56, of cludes Paulding County: • Ohio 613 west of U.S. having fun setting up their Glenn was a faithful and lov- Convoy, died at 6:15 a.m. ing husband and a devoted Monday, Oct. 25, at the Van 127 – Pavement repair will pop-up tent for hunting seareduce traffic to one lane son which, as I said, begins and affectionate father and Wert Inpatient Hospice. through the work zone. She was next month. Our neighbor grandfather and will be • Ohio 637 south of Ohio has been so kind to let Joe Oct. 29 born Nov. “Church Corner” listings deeply missed. Soup luncheon 613 – Pavement repair will use their woods for hunting are free. If your church is He was preceded in death 25, 1953, in PAULDING – The Pauld- having any special services reduce traffic to one lane deer. by his brothers, Jesse, Arthur, D e c a t u r , through the work zone. the Yesterday. Joe took me to ing United Methodist Church or programs, please call the Harvey, Clyde, Louis, David Ind., • River Street (County their hunting spot to show me will be holding a soup, sand- Paulding County Progress at and Eugene, and his sisters, daughter of Road 424/old U.S. 24) from where they set it up. It was wich and dessert luncheon 419-399-4015 or email us Aldine Leman and Caroline Elmer C. and Arsulia B. (Gaskill) Main Street to Island Street the first time I have been from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, your information at (stillborn). Funeral services were held Gromeaux, who both pre- in the village of Antwerp – back there. It is fixed up Oct. 29. A free will offering progress@progressnewspaper.org Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Latty ceded her in death. On Oct. Project is essentially com- pretty neat and has two fold- will be accepted. ing chairs inside. He took an Nov. 7-10 Apostolic Christian Church. 26, 1973, she married the plete. Revival extra one in case the boys DUPONT – The Dupont want to go along hunting Church of the Brethren will with him sometime. Data recently released by Kevin sat in the little chair be holding a revival at 7 p.m. the U.S. Census Bureau and looked so relaxed. He nightly from Sunday through shows that nearly 51 milsaid he wants to come along Wednesday, Nov. 7-10. Paslion Americans lacked and watch Dad shoot a deer. tor Patrick Bailey, an ordained pastor in the Northern health insurance coverage The Paulding Soil and Water Conservation Benjamin, 11, and Joseph, 8, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in 2009, marking an inDistrict will hold its 61st annual meeting on • Cast a ballot at the annual meeting Nov. 4 are also very excited and pre- District Church of the Nov. 4 at Grant’s Reception Hall in Antwerp. tend they are deer hunting in Brethren. He serves as senior crease in uninsurance by from 5:45-6:45 p.m. There will be an election of a supervisor, dinThe district is governed by a five-member the hay field with Benjamin’s pastor at both the Danville more than 4 million Americans since 2008. ner buffet, door prizes, awards presentation, board of county residents. Board members serve bow and arrow. It is just a lit- and Clear Fork branches. and entertainment. staggered three-year terms. 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For the Record
Vote ‘No’ on ordinance repeal
Dear Editor and the voters of Payne, There is a small group of citizens in your community who are trying to impede a new business in your community and possibly any future business that might like to locate there. They have a petition, which was signed by local residents and filed for you to vote on Nov. 2. Be careful when you vote on this because it might be confusing. They want to repeal Ordinance 2010-4. The town council passed Ordinance 2010-4 to attract or establish new business, which was the starting point that brought the new Dollar General to town. This group of people want to restore B-1 or Business One [zoning] back to R-1 or Residential One, which is their right, but why? From what I’ve seen already, the store is a huge success and it’s only been open a couple of weeks. Like all new things, time will tell. People look for bargains and that is what you get at Dollar General. I’m sure that many of our surrounding neighbors would appreciate your “No” vote to not repeal this ordinance. A town that does not grow with the times will soon die, and that is exactly what has been going on in Payne for the last 40 years. I know this firsthand because I grew up in Payne and still consider it my home even though I no longer liver there. So once again, I’m asking the voters in the Payne community to vote “No” – do not repeal Ordinance 2010-4 and let businesses know that Payne is open for business. Jerry Crone Antwerp

Take pride in our county; vote yes
Dear Editor, This is the first time ever that I have wrote anything for public consumption, and will probably be my last. Some of you may agree with me and some will disagree, but that’s okay. I am writing on behalf of the upcoming county tax levy on the ballot in November. There is nothing that I hate more as paying taxes, especially those we send to Columbus and Washington. The local tax the commissioners are asking for is a very small sum, in order to run the county and provide the basic things that the county commissioners normally provide. Every penny that we pay stays here; none is sent out to pay for things not needed, and should not be provided by government. We have a lot to be proud of in Paulding County, and the levy will help keep it that way. We have one of the best county highway systems of any county in the state, our farmers are the most productive of any in the US. We have some of the best schools to be found anywhere. We have the very low crime rate, compared to other places you can read about in the newspapers every day. I could go on and on, but anyone living here already knows this. The 2-mill levy will generate about $613,268 gross, expenses from the top takes away approximately 10 percent, leaving a net of nearly $551,942. This amounts to a home worth $100,000 would have an additional $70 per year tax.

I realize that there are a lot of people laid off work and are hurting, but we can find reasons for not doing something if we want to, myself included. But now is not the time to feel down in the dumps. Let’s all take the attitude we can get the job done, pull together, take pride in our county and restore it to the place we all want to live. A place that our children will look back and say, “Thanks, Dad and Mom. What a great thing you did.” Dan Nutter Paulding

Keith Wiesehan (left), chairman of Paulding Soil & Water, presents Richard Parrish a check from CAP for a special project for planting a cover crop.

Property Transfers
The term “et al.” refers to and others; “et vir.,” and husband; “et ux.,” and wife.

Everyone helpful in courthouse

Dear Editor, For quite a while now, we have wanted to say nice things about all of the remarkable people who work at our courthouse. This year especially, we had many questions about descriptions, taxes, and procedures concerning small parcels of our land. Everyone – especially in the engineering office, the recorder’s office, the title office, and the auditor’s office (and in particular Carol Temple), were so very helpful to us – just ordinary folks who were treated with the utmost of patience, kindness, courtesy, and professional guidance in answering our questions and guiding us to the proper sources. Thanks to all of you. John & Nancy Morse Payne

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The term “et al.” refers to and others; “et vir.,” and husband; “et ux.,” and wife.

Auglaize Township Rodney D. Chandler to Rodney D. Chandler, trustee; Sec. 22, 2.4 acres. Warranty deed. Ladonna F. Johnson, dec. to Roscoe Johnson; Sec. 20, 1.429 acres. Affidavit. Benton Township Doyl R. Mohr to Doyl R. Mohr, trustee; Sec. 25, Lot 8, 80.44 acres. Warranty deed. Brown Township Floyd D. and Tina M. Robinson by Sheriff to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.; Sec. 19, 1.928 acres. Sheriff’s deed. William L. Sherry, trustee to The Ann Sherry Foundation; Sec. 20, 104.88 acres and 52.5 acres. Warranty deed. Carryall Township Samuel R. and Sharold L. Jailor to Olen G. McMichael; Sec. 28, 27.541 acres. Warranty deed. Crane Township Michael R. and Jeanene L. Lewis, et al. to Thomas A. and Melissa D. Ringler; Sec. 10, 0.62 acres. Warranty deed. William K. and Sue A. Hobeck, et al. to George H.

Pike Jr.; Sec. 2, 38.564 acres. Warranty deed. Jackson Township Wilma Tenwalde, dec. to Virgil Tenwalde Life Estate; Sec. 35, 13.159 acres. Affidavit. Paulding Township Fannie Mae to Shirley and Robert L. Trammell Sr.; Sec. 7, Lot 2, RW Morrow Arena Parcels, 0.56 acres and Sec. 7, 0.293 acres. Warranty deed. Washington Township Charles G. Lockie and Betty Alexander to Dwight J. Lockie; Sec. 13, 80 acres. Warranty deed. Gregory O. and Carol Jeffery to Adam W. and Mindy K. Elkins; Sec. 10, 1.91 acres. Warranty deed. Kelley and Segur Enterprises LLC to Brook E. Thrasher; Sec. 8, 1 acre. Warranty deed. Segur Farms and Real Estate LLC to Brook E. Thrasher; Sec. 8, 2 acres. Warranty deed. Brook E. Thrasher to Brook E. Thrasher; Sec. 8, 3 acres. Warranty deed. Antwerp Village Norma Jean Lothamer, dec. to The Antwerp Exchange Bank Company; Lots 17 and

Herbert E. Orr Company, Paulding and Kenneth Metzger, Auburn, Ind. and Donna Garman, Hamilton, Ind. vs. Earl Morris, Delphos and Burl Morris, Delphos. Money only. Ronda S. Payton, Bryan vs. Robert W. Payton, Antwerp. Divorce. First Place Bank, Ravenna vs. Robert J. Scott II, Antwerp and Stephanie Scott, Antwerp and Chase Bank USA, Newark, Del. Foreclosures. GMAC Mortgage LLC, Fort Washington, Pa. vs. Billie F. Webster, dec. and Dionicia R. Webster and her unknown spouse if any, Paulding and Paulding County Treasurer, Paulding. Foreclosures. Marriage Licenses Timothy Robert Goodwin, 47, Defiance, mechanic and Dianna Sue Richards, 47, Defiance, homemaker. Parents are Robert T. Goodwin and Judith Heinze; and Lester Branham and Louise Miner. Terry Lee Bush, 46, Paulding, machinist and Sheila Annette Jones, 47, Louisa, Va., retired. Parents are Roger Ivan Bush and Barbara French; and Calvin L. Jones and Loretta

PUBLIC NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO DELINQUENT MANUFACTURED HOME TAX LIST NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Public Notice To Delinquent Manufactured Home Taxpayers

Smith. Administration Docket In the Estate of Marie Irene DeCamp, application to administer file. In the Estate of Donna M. Dangler, application to administer file. Criminal Docket Robert D. Gerber, 60, of Paulding, was in court Oct. 14 for a hearing on his competency to stand trial following his evaluation by the Court Diagnostic and Treatment Center. He was found competent to stand trial and the case was continued for further proceedings. He had been indicted in May on allegations of passing bad checks (F5). Clinton J. Willis, 22, of Antwerp, will be sentenced Nov. 29 following an Oct. 18 pretrial conference. His original indictment alleged rape (F1). Donald L. Smith, 55, of Antwerp, was in court Oct. 18 when he was found competent to stand trial. He was indicted in August on allegations of having weapons while under disability (F3). A hearing on a motion to dismiss will be Nov. 9. Kyle W. Weaver, 20 of Payne, was in court Oct. 19 for a hearing on a change of plea. He will be sentenced Nov. 30. His original indict-

ment alleged two counts trafficking in drugs (F2 and F4). Brian K. Brown, 40, of Paulding, was arraigned Oct. 19 following his recent indictment for importuning (F5). His pretrial conference was set for Nov. 17 with a Dec. 1 jury trial date. He is being held on $30,000 with 10 percent privilege. Marie Lynn Wheeler, 21, of Payne, had burglary (F3) charges against her dismissed following the Oct. 14 session of the grand jury. The State filed a motion to dismiss Oct. 18 and the case was dismissed without prejudice the same day. Michael Shawn McNeely, 40, of Oakwood, was arraigned last week following his recent indictment alleging sex offender registration violation (F1). He waived extradition and was released on his own recognizance due to the fact he is being held at CCNO for Defiance County. His pretrial conference will be Nov. 17 with a Dec. 1 jury trial date. Joshua J. Schmidt, 27, is being held in jail on $25,000 bond without cash privilege following his indictment for sex offender registration violation (F3). He was arraigned Oct. 19 when his pretrial conference was set for Nov. 17 with a Dec. 1 jury trial date.

Police Report
ACCIDENT REPORTS None. INCIDENT REPORTS Monday, Oct. 18 1:40 p.m. A West Perry Street resident reported locks had been changed on their rental. Report was sent to the prosecutor. 2 p.m. Drive-off theft of gas was reported from East Perry Street. Driver was contacted. Tuesday, Oct. 19 1:50 p.m. Harassment complaint was lodged from West Jackson Street. Case remains open. 7:48 p.m. Money was reported missing from a Partridge Place apartment. Wednesday, Oct. 20 4:55 p.m. Officers were called to West Perry Street regarding a towed vehicle. The matter was discovered to be landowner/renter dispute. Thursday, Oct. 21 11:10 a.m. Police arrested Carl Benjamin Wright IV on a warrant from Defiance County and took him to Paulding County Jail. 1:35 p.m. Officers investigated an ordinance violation on West Perry Street. They told persons to put out a fire they had burning.

In My Opinion

18, Webber’s First Addition, 0.206 acres. Executor deed. Timothy D. Smith to Timothy D. and Jennifer K. Smith; Lot 22, Block C, 0.5 acres. Survivorship deed. Marjorie A. Krutsch to Village of Antwerp; Sec. 33, Outlots, 0.411 acres. Quit claim. Michael A. Krutsch, et al. to Village of Antwerp; Sec. 33, 0.411 acres. Quit claim. Fritz J. Ehrhart to Sheila M. Ehrhart; Lots 5 and 6, Maumee Timbers Addition, 0.197 acres and Sec. 28, Outlots, 0.57 acres. Quit claim. Broughton Village Sandy K. Forgette to Jamie M. and Kristina K. Varner; Lots 28 and 29, White’s Second Addition, 0.694 acres. Warranty deed. Melrose Village Adam W. and Mindy K. Elkins to Shawn D. Gribble; Sec. 29, Lot 3, Outlots, 3 acres. Warranty deed. Payne Village John Wobler to Francis A. Wobler; Lot 132, Gibson’s First Addition, 0.26 acres. Quit claim. John J. Wobler to Russell L. Baker; Lot 116, Gibson’s First Addition and west half of alley; 0.152 acres. Quit claim.

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Susan K. Simpson Paulding County Auditor

The County Treasurer’s tax books will be open for payment of manufactured home taxes from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (closed Friday).
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Notice is hereby given that an interest charge accrued on accounts remaining unpaid after the last day of November unless the taxpayer enters into a written agreement to pay such taxes with the County Treasurer. Persons owing manufactured home taxes, who have not received a bill through the mail, should inquire in the County Treasurer‘s Office.

Any taxpayer who is currently in arrears on tax payments or who has not entered into an agreement under the provision of Section 323.31; Revised Code of Ohio, is regarded as delinquent under the law, and is subject to publication.

In order to have names stricken from the published list, payment must be paid in full at least 7 days (1 week) before the date of the FIRST publication. Names will NOT be removed after this date or between publications.

A list of delinquent taxpayers for manufactured homes will be published on November 17 and November 24, 2010.

Under Section 4503.06 of the Ohio Revised Code, it is mandatory upon the County Auditor to cause a list of all manufactured homes upon which the taxes and assessments (including penalties) become delinquent as shown on the Treasurer’s books to be published after the August settlement each year.

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We are pretty sure that we shouldn’t profile our fellow human beings. The newer and more sensitive ethic dictates that we do not judge. This is different than back in the day. The old common thinking was that first impressions were critical. Now, if you are accused of making a judgment, it’s close to being aligned with a caveman. It’s difficult to make any general statement about anyIn My thing anymore even if you’re Opinion staring right at it. I profile. I think you should take the time to present yourself in a Ron fashion that avoids confuLane sion. If you want to avoid confusion, then be careful about your appearance. If you don’t care, just remember that there are a few of us “first impression” people still around. Let’s say a guy sits next to you on an airplane clearly dressed like a Middle Easterner. When he crosses his leg and you notice he has a wick in the sole of his sneakers, should you react in some way? A guy like me will go to the flight attendant. Soon, about three air marshals show up. Two of them pin my seatmate’s arms to his seat and the third sticks his foot in a bucket of water. Sure, you feel bad when you find out it’s just a foot deodorizer, but I feel he should have been more careful about his appearance. What do you do if while standing in line at the bank, a guy comes in wearing a ski mask and a trench coat? The modern, more sensitive person would assume this guy has a thyroid problem and low body temperature. I’m pretty sure he should have given his attire more thought. Here’s one. Let’s say it’s your job to hire the new third grade teacher. This guy shows up with words shaved in his hair and so much jewelry in his face he looks like his tackle box blew up. See, this would be really hard for me to overlook. You hire him; I wouldn’t even if he was the best teacher in the world. I’m going with my first impression. I think it’s our job to try to fit in. I read somewhere once that sometimes the road less traveled is for a reason. By the way, you profile, too. You may want to be sure no one feels you have a bias about anything. Turn it back a few clicks. It’s okay. Finally, let me say this. When a foreigner comes to our country, it’s because they feel it will be an improvement. Having said that, they should assimilate. Join in. Become part of what they admired. Become an American. Learn English. Cherish freedom and protect it. I profile and so do you. See you in church. Ron Lane is a guest columnist for the Paulding County Progress.

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CONCLUDED CASES Civil Dockets Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Leslie A. Egnor, Antwerp and Don E. Egnor, Antwerp. Money only, satisfied. David M. Allen D.D.S., Cincinnati vs. Charles E. Oliver, Grover Hill. Money only, satisfied. Glenbrook Dodge, Cincinnati vs. Melissa Scott, Paulding and Timothy Scott, Paulding. Money only, satisfied. Beneficial Ohio Inc., Elmhurst, Ill. vs. Jason J. Flint, Paulding. Money only, satisfied. Harry Cottrell, Antwerp vs. Wendy Baumert, Antwerp. Money only, satisfied. Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Chad E. Jones, Antwerp. Money only, judgment in the sum of $383.07. Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Nancy J. Gamble, Payne. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $7,307.33. Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Rhonda K. Stahl, Grover Hill and Danny J. Stahl, Grover Hill. Money only, judgment for defendant Rhonda Stahl only in the sum of $1,264.75. Credit Adjustment Inc., Defiance vs. Toni S. Searfoss, Haviland and George G. Searfoss, Haviland. Money only, dismissed. Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Matthew E. Kuhn, Payne. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $922.52. Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance vs. Adam Garcia, Paulding. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $1,469.29. Glenn H. Troth, member Cook, Troth, Burkard & Gorrell Ltd., Paulding vs. Neil Egnor, Paulding. Money only, judgment in the sum of $600.17. Glenn H. Troth, member Cook, Troth, Burkard & Gorrell Ltd., Paulding vs. Ryan W. Helle, Van Wert. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $661.68. Glenn H. Troth, member Cook, Troth, Burkard & Gorrell Ltd., Paulding vs. Valerie Plummer, Defiance. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $1,137.93. Glenn H. Troth, member Cook, Troth, Burkard & Gorrell Ltd., Paulding vs. Jennifer Osborn, Defiance. Money only, dismissed. Glenn H. Troth, member Cook, Troth, Burkard & Gorrell Ltd., Paulding vs. Christopher R. Steel, Continental. Money only, judgment for the plaintiff in the sum of $444.74. Criminal Dockets Shane Pease, Paulding, no liability insurance; $100 fine, $95 costs, pay $20 weekly, pay all by Jan. 26 or appear in court; pay two unpaid cases from 2006, 190 days jail reserved for two years. Shane Pease, Paulding, failed to register dog; upon motion of State, case dismissed. Shane Pease, Paulding, failure to confine dog; upon motion of State, case dismissed. Joshua J. Schmidt, address unknown, sex offender registration; defendant indicted by grand jury, preliminary hearing vacated, matter transferred to the docket of Common Pleas Court, $25 costs. Vicki Cunningham, Paulding, theft; $100 fine, $161 costs, pay by Dec. 8 or appear in court; community control ordered, compliance on same date and time for mental health/anger management evaluation; 180 days jail reserved for two years, no contact with victim for two years. Traffic Dockets Stacy W. McDougle, Continental, O.V.I./breath low; $375 fine, $87 costs, pay all by Feb. 9 or appear in court, three days jail, six-month license suspension; may attend DIP program in lieu of jail, 177 days jail reserved. Stacy W. McDougle, Continental, marked lanes; $50 fine, pay all by Feb. 9 or appear in court. Timothy J. Shinn II, Richmond, Ind., stop sign; $53 fine, $77 costs. Blake J. Kalie, Wooster, 87/65 speed; $63 fine, $77 costs. Charles D. East, Van Wert, traffic control sign; $53 fine, $77 costs. Robert C. Shively, Columbia Stn., 68/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Jin Neng Bin, Toledo, 76/55 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs. Bradley A. Beck, Paulding, 65/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Jeffrey W. Partee, St. Marys, 68/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Chad R. Price, Paulding, 79/55 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs. Christine L. Welty, Paulding, 67/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Anthony Persyn, Fort Wayne, 80/65 speed; $43 fine, $82 costs. Larry J. McKee, Grydon, Ky., seat belt; $30 fine, $47 costs. Michele R. Webster, Lima, 70/55 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs. Christopher C. Aufrance, Paulding, 76/55 speed; $63 fine, $77 costs. Deraina D. Miller, Fort Wayne, 85/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs. Kyle M. Wilson, Brookville, Ind., 77/65 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Kevin E. Duncans, Missouri City, Texas, seat belt; $30 fine, $47 costs. Tyler E. Thomas, Paulding, seat belt; $30 fine, $47 costs. Janice A. Cross, Cecil, failure to control; $68 fine, $77 costs. Estil Lee Hatfield, Oakwood, failure to control; $68 fine, $77 costs. Bradley A. Simon, Paulding, stop sign; $53 fine, $77 costs. Cynthia J. Brewer, Paulding, left of center; $53 fine, $77 costs. Christopher S. Skiver, Archbold, 75/65 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Todd J. Wilhelm, Cecil, stop sign; $38 fine, $77 costs. Dean T. Schwinnen, Delphos, 70/55 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs. Zachary A. Miller, Marengo, 79/65 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Kevin James Bice, St. Joe, Texas, seat belt; $30 fine, $37 costs. Elizabeth Anne Mannir, Fort Wayne, 75/65 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Dale E. Riepenhoff, Ottawa, improper backing; $53 fine, $77 costs. Britni Ann Sharp, Paulding, 65/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs. Stanley G. Hale Jr., Continental, seat belt; $20 fine, $37 costs.

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Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays and the autumn season has been a much-loved season for me because there is nothing like the activities that accompany a chilly evening. Looking back, I’ve had many amazing Halloween memories and some really good costumes! Over the years I’ve been Barbie, a puppy, Minnie Mouse, even Charlie Chaplin and Elton John. No, that isn’t a typo, I really was Sir Elton one year, and I might add that it was a stellar ensemble complete with a balding head and sparkling oversized glasses and platform shoes. That said, it isn’t just the In My dressing up and the sugar rush from Trick-or-Treating Opinion that I adore; I also love to be scared. I’m always excited to see what frightening flicks Amber will be in store for the month McManus of October from “Pet Sematary” to “The Shining” and of course the classic “Poltergeist.” It never ceases to amaze me at how I still have to sleep with a night light on after watching these. This time of year never fails to entertain people of all ages and I’ve found some interesting facts on this spooky holiday. Halloween, referred to as All Hallows Eve, was originally a pagan holiday to honor those who passed. It was celebrated on Oct. 31 since this was the last day of the Celtic calendar and the celebration dates back over 2,000 years. The Jack-O-Lantern tradition comes from an old Irish folk tale about a man named Stingy Jack. Rumor has it that he was unable to get into heaven and was turned away from the devil because of his tricky ways, so he set off to wander the world looking for a resting place. For light, Stingy Jack used a burning coal ember in a hollowed-out turnip. When the Irish immigrated to the U.S., they found that turnips were not as readily available like they were in their homeland, so they started carving pumpkins as a replacement for their tradition. In the movie “Halloween,” the mask worn by the character Michael Myers was actually formed from William Shatner’s face and was then painted white. Eighty-six percent of American homes decorate for Halloween. The number one candy of choice is Snickers, and looks like there were a few of these chocolate bars handed out, as last year each American ate an average of 24.5 pounds of candy! Are you deathly afraid of Halloween? If you are, then you suffer from Samhainophobia. More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly nine billion pieces, which would be enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end. Here’s to everyone having a happy and safe Halloween and let us also remember to be thankful for our bountiful harvest. Amber McManus is a correspondent for the Paulding County Progress. The opinions stated are those of the writer, and do not necessarily reflect that of the newspaper.

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Sheriff’s Report

ACCIDENT REPORTS Sunday, Oct. 10 6:56 a.m. Four people were injured in a single-car accident on Ohio 111 east of Road 115 in Emerald Township. Shane M. Johnson, 32, of Paulding, was driving his 2006 Pontiac G6 west on the highway when four deer ran in front of him. He swerved to miss the animals, went off the south side of the road and struck an electrical pole head-on. The vehicle was severely damaged and towed from the scene. Two passengers, Saleen Johnson, 7, and Saige Johnson, 6, were airlifted to Parkview Hospital. The third passenger, Sierra Johnson, 9, was transported to Paulding County Hospital by the Paulding EMS. Shane was later taken to Parkview by a relative. He was cited for failure to control. INCIDENT REPORTS Monday, Oct. 18 6:17 p.m. Theft was reported from Road 122 in Brown Township. Tuesday, Oct. 19 5:26 a.m. A business on East Perry Street in Paulding called for the fire department due to a hot breaker box making noises. A Paulding fire unit and an EMS responded for less than 20 minutes. 4:47 p.m. Trespassing complaint was lodged from Road 177 in the Oakwood area. 7:04 p.m. Domestic problems were investigated on Ohio 111 in Auglaize Township. 10:21 p.m. Telephone harassment complaint was lodged from Road 1038 in Auglaize Township. Wednesday, Oct. 20 1:40 a.m. A deputy looked into a report of a brush fire on U.S. 127 in Emerald Township. No fire units were called. 4:32 p.m. Theft complaint came in from Road 123 in Emerald Township. 4:46 p.m. A Scott fire unit responded to a mulch fire.

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They were on the scene about 20 minutes. 4:52 p.m. A pole and grass fire report came in from Road 99 in Crane Township. Three Cecil/Crane Township fire units, an Antwerp fire unit and an Antwerp EMS responded for up to 40 minutes. 6:11 p.m. A deputy assisted Post 81 with a consent search on U.S. 24 at the intersection of Road 83 in Crane Township. 10:05 p.m. Assistance was given the Fort Wayne Police Department by delivering a message to a citizen. Thursday, Oct. 21 8:35 a.m. Property dispute brought deputies to Road 115 in Emerald Township. 2:26 p.m. Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office requested Grover Hill Fire Department for a combine fire on Ohio 637 south of Grover Hill. Two Grover Hill units and three Scott units responded for up to 90 minutes. Friday, Oct. 22 9:58 a.m. A Scott fire unit and two from Payne responded for less than ten minutes to a grass fire on Ohio 500 in Benton Township. 10:14 a.m. A road rage incident reportedly occurred on Road 95. 1:16 p.m. Deputies were called to Road 184 in Auglaize Township for a domestic complaint. 7:07 p.m. Three Oakwood fire units and the EMS responded to a fire in Melrose. They were on the scene less than 10 minutes. 7:52 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported at the cemetery on Road 163 in Auglaize Township. Saturday, Oct. 23 9:46 a.m. Deputies assisted the Napoleon Police Department by delivering a message to a citizen. 2:28 p.m. Two Auglaize fire units responded to a house fire on Road 1038 in Auglaize Township for about 30 minutes.

3:49 p.m. Two Antwerp fire units and the EMS responded to a field and wagon fire on Road 250 in Carryall Township. They were on the scene about 45 minutes. 4:40 p.m. Three Cecil/Crane fire units responded to a grass fire at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery on Road 424 in Crane Township. They were there less than an hour. Sunday, Oct. 24 5:42 a.m. Deputies were called to Road 171 in Auglaize Township where

property owners caught a woman attempting to break into their home. 9:28 a.m. Juvenile problems were investigated on Ohio 637 in Auglaize Township. 2:10 p.m. An assault report was made from Ohio 500 in Harrison Township. 11:13 p.m. Broughton resident reported a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood. 11:52 p.m. Deputies assisted Post 81 by checking on a trooper who was not responding.

Black cat folklore
Black cats have long been associated with Halloween, and frequently found in myths and folklore. Some people believe that black cats are witches’ familiars, or close companions. Others think that black cats are witches reincarnated. In the Middle Ages, black cats were regarded as evil. Perhaps because cats are largely nocturnal, and beings of the night are often feared. Today, Halloween and black cats go hand-in-hand, primarily because decorating often involves pictures of witches and their feline companions. Depending on geography, black cats are thought to bring bad or good luck. Here is some of the common folklore and beliefs: • Finding a white hair on a black cat brings good luck. • To dream of a black cat is lucky. • In Asia, a black cat is considered lucky. • It is unlucky to have a black cat cross your path. • A funeral procession that comes across a black cat indicates another death in the family will be imminent. • Some believe if a black cat lay on the bed of a sick person, he or she would die. • A black cat seen from behind brings a bad omen.

Free early childhood screening is Nov. 5
A free developmental screening for children from birth to age 5 will be held Friday, Nov. 5 at two locations. The event will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Payne Elementary. In case school is canceled, the screening will be held Nov. 12. The early childhood years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid learning and growth. Early screening is a quick and simple way to identify, at an early stage, possible learning or health concerns so that children can get needed help before starting school. This screening will be used for checking age-appropriate development in the areas of communication, motor, cognitive, social and adaptive behaviors. The event is coordinated by Help Me Grow, Departments of Education, Paulding County Hospital, Ohio Department of Health, NOCAC, Paulding County EI/DD, Family and Children First Council, Antwerp Local Schools, Paulding Exempted Village Schools and Wayne Trace Local Schools. Call 1-800-686-2964, extension 1116 for registration information. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be accepted. The next developmental screening will be Jan. 14 at Paulding and Oakwood elementaries.

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Community
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By: Dortha Schaefer

Engagement
AMANDA GERSCHUTZ and DALE STEEL PAULDING – Mr. and Mrs. David Gerschutz are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, to Dale Leo Steel, son of David Steel and the late Nancy Steel. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Paulding High School and is employed by Fort Defiance Meats. Her fiancé is a 1997 graduate of Paulding High School and is employed by Defiance Metal Products. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at the Paulding Church of the Nazarene.

Friends of the owner tell this story of Samantha, a 3year-old Labrador retriever. The dog has always been well-behaved for its owner Aaron, while riding beside the man in his dump truck. Until last week, when the animal spotted another dog through the open window and started a chain of events. Such excitement had never been experienced before by owner or dog. “Suddenly, she leaped out the window,” said Aaron, “and was gone before I realized what had happened.” Samantha weighs 80 pounds and when she landed, it was directly upon a fellow who had been mowing the roadside with his lawn tractor. She hit him square in the chest and knocked him to the ground. The man and the dog rolled around together on the grass while the riderless tractor kept on going. It charged onto the roadway, then banged into a Chevy auto driven by a very surprised fellow and finally stopped upside down in a ditch quite a ways away. ••• When you are thinking of eating, and most of us are a great amount of the time, ponder this curiosity – what is the proper name for a sandwich bulging with meat, cheese, onions, peppers and other good stuff? In Philadelphia it is called a hoagie, in Los Angeles it is a submarine, in Des Moines it is a grinder, in Houston it is a poor boy, and in Buffalo it is a bomber. In Paulding County,

what is the correct name? ••• Wedding receptions and honeymoon foul-ups provide lots of laughs for people not too closely involved in the goings-on and snafus. Here are a few I have heard about lately. A couple went to get married at the courthouse where they had purchased the license a few days before. The groom had lost the license while getting his household goods moved to a new apartment. He was told he would need to buy a new one to replace the lost one at a cost of $55, although the first one had cost much less than that. The bride-to-be sat on the courthouse steps and bawled. The groom knew a friend who would loan him the amount he needed and the wedding was performed. Hank reports on his honeymoon, saying they were driving down I-69 north of Fort Wayne when the car started vibrating a lot. They stopped at a motel for the night while he worried about the shaking of the car. The next day they took off toward the honeymoon destination and drove a short ways when suddenly a wheel fell off the car. Ben and Hannah were driving to church together for their wedding ceremony when they came upon a traffic jam. It proved to be four and one-half hours long. A semi had jackknifed, blocking all four lanes. The groom called the minister who was to marry them and told him of the problem. He promised to wait for the couple. Hours late for their important date, the couple was

married. Jenna said her perfect wedding was ruined by something silly. As she walked down the aisle toward her groom, she was amazed when a ping pong ball rolled out right at her feet and that of her father who was escorting her. She was spooked. But just for the moment. She kicked the ball vigorously back where it came from. Her advice to other brides: “Watch out for stray balls on your wedding day.” ••• Mary reports on her trials to prepare Halloween costumes for her 7-year-old twin granddaughters. Each year since they were old enough, Justine and Vivian have told Grandma what they wanted in the way for the proper garb for the Trick-or-Treat season. This year is proving to be a problem since Justine declared she wanted to appear as a green pickle! ••• Are you ready for the spooky holiday, having wedding problems, or naming your sandwich? Tell us, we’ ll tell everybody.

Joe Dorko named CEO of Lutheran Health Network
FORT WAYNE – In a unanimous vote, the Lutheran Health Network Board of Directors named Joe Dorko chief executive officer of Lutheran Health Network. He has been serving in the interim role since June. Dorko, who has 30 years of healthcare experience, began his career as a pharmacist in Pennsylvania. He held leadership positions at hospitals in Pennsylvania and Ohio, including serving as CEO of Paulding County Hospital until 1999 when he joined the administrative team at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was COO at Lutheran for eight years before moving to the top post of CEO in 2007. During his tenure at Lutheran, the facility has seen significant growth both operationally and from a leadership perspective. He has spearheaded numerous leadership development initiatives and facility expansions. “Joe’s dedication to improving the experience for patients, enhancing the commitment to quality and being a good steward of limited resources makes him the natural choice to lead the network,” said Todd C. Rumsey, MD, Dupont Hospital board chair and LHN board member. “He has gained a reputation for being a leader who does the right things for the right reasons. We will continue to benefit from that approach.” Dorko’s community involvement is extensive, ranging from initiatives with the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Vision 2020 to his board roles with the United Way of Allen County, Super Shot, Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the Little River Wetlands Project, among others. He is also an avid runner and participates in races in Fort Wayne as well as all over the US. “I am honored that the board of directors has entrusted me with the responsibility to lead such a vibrant network,” said Dorko. “One would be hardpressed to find a better example anywhere of hospitals and healthcare providers with such unique identities and strengths working together to achieve the common goal of providing unsurpassed patient care.” Lutheran Health Network is an integrated delivery system incorporating healthcare providers owned by subsidiaries of Community Health Systems in northeastern Indiana, including Lutheran Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, Dupont Hospital, The Orthopaedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, Kosciusko Community Hospital, Bluffton Regional Medical

JOE DORKO Center, Dukes Memorial Hospital, business health and urgent care provider RediMed, and Lutheran Health Physicians. LHN is northeastern Indiana’s largest healthcare provider, with more than 43,000 yearly admissions and 976 inpatient beds.

Birthdays
(The Paulding Progress maintains a file of birthdays and anniversaries. To make any changes, please call our office at 419-3994015 during business hours, email to progress@progressnewspaper.org, or drop us a note to P.O. Box 180, Paulding.)

Nov. 4 – Nancy Gilbert, Helen Kelly, Patty LaBounty, Grace McClure, Morgan Proxmire, Mike Thompson. Nov. 5 – Stephanie Arend, Sue Dangler, Betty Hammon, Edla Head, Margaret Hissong, Seth Puckett, Bill Snodgrass, Oct. 30 – Scott Bauer, Pete Alexis Sterrett, Ashley Suder, Clemens, Tonda Colwell, Rob Welch, Doyle Whitaker, Katie Kipfer, Marcus Allan Mildred Zielke. McVay, Lucile Proxmire, Elaine Rice, Betty Tanner, Anniversaries Ralph Wyatt. Oct. 31 – Randy Crawford, Oct. 30 – Darnell and Jonathon Mize, Joan Murlin, Renae Goings, Brion and AuJoe Proxmire, Monica Santo. Nov. 1 – Nicholas Foltz, drey Hanenkratt, Norman Kail Goldfuss, Jennifer and Mary Jo Schoenauer. Nov. 1 – Richard and Habern, Joseph Niel McVay, Diana Larimore. Krystal Miller, Emily NarNov. 3 – Kevin and Laura done, Vern Schwartz. Bond, Don and Cheryl Nov. 2 – Kathryn Deatrick, Victoria Johanns, Danialle Doster, Troy and Melissa Thatcher, Rob and Darla Ripke. Nov. 3 – Dakota Bradford, Wright. Nov. 4 – R. Eugene and Weston DeLong, Karsen Donat, Orpha Elston, Wesley Irene Andrews, William and J. Goings, Brenden Gonza- Tracy Rau, Jerry and Rosie les, Sierra Gonzales, Richard Sholl. Nov. 5 – Don and Marlene Gunderman, Weldon Madison, Charlotte Price, Alisha Kipfer, Richard and JoAnn M. Shepherd, Melissa Martin, Albert and Mary Thatcher, Connie Wehrkamp, Monroe, Ray and Cherry Staley. Dan Workman.

Gracie Gudakunst, daughter of Kerry and Jeff Gudakunst of Grover Hill, has been selected as a finalist in the Ohio Pre-teen Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held Nov. 5-7 in Columbus. Pre-Teen Ohio is a by-invitation only scholarship and recognition event.

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Rob Major was the  speaker at the Paulding Kiwanis Club meeting. He is the owner and instructor of Malice MMA training center, located on the south side of the  square, next to the Hometown Pizza. He teaches martial arts and exercise classes to all. To date, he has about 47 young people who participate in his program. Tony Burkley was program chairman.

The October meeting of the Northwest Ohio Rug Hookrafters Guild was held at the Old Red Barn, Defiance. There were 17 members present and three guests. The hostesses were Virginia Degler, Pam Sanford and Susan Pasterz. Under old business, Carla Allshouse placed first at the Williams County Fair with her hooked chickadees. Her hooked snowman placed second. Carla Allshouse, Rose Tadsen, Eilene Eis and Lori Neff gave a report on the hook-in they attended in St. Joe, Mich. Under new business, there will be a rug hooking workshop that will focus on edging and braiding for hooked rugs. The workshop will be held in Angola on March 2-4. Doreen DeLisle will bring sign-up information to the next meeting. Susan Pasterz is arranging an outing to Kindred Spirits in Dayton. Many members have expressed an interest in attending. The guild Christmas gathering will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the Bloomfield House, Napoleon. There will the usual guild gift exchange. Menu options will be voted on at the next meeting. After the meeting, the staff from the Old Red Barn told the group about the shop. Local artists have consigned handmade items for purchase including jewelry, greeting cards and felted handbags. There are also many antique items for sale. The Old Red Barn Christmas open house will be held on Nov. 13-14. The next guild meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Stryker Library. Members will work on hooked Santas. For more information contact Lori Neff, 419-428-5000.

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Private pesticide applicator categories consolidated to 7
By Jim Lopshire OSU Extension educator All Ohio private pesticide applicators will receive a new pesticide license this fall due to the consolidation of pesticide categories. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has reduced the number of categories for private applicators from 13 to seven. This reduction could mean fewer categories listed on the new applicator’s license. This consolidation reflects the changing needs of farming operations. Several smaller-use categories have been combined for applicators. For example, growers who raise produce will now only need one category for fruit and vegetable crops. The new categories for a private pesticide applicator’s license are: Category 1: Grain and Cereal Crops Category 2: Forage Crops & Livestock Category 3: Fruit & Vegetable Crops Category 4: Nursery & Forestry Crops Category 5: Greenhouse Crops Category 6: Fumigation Category 7: Specialty Uses Some applicators will have fewer categories listed on their license, but will be able have the first six categories on their license. An example would be someone who only does wood preservation on lumber and does not need any other crop categories. Their license would reflect this by only having Category 7. If an applicator has any other category on their license, they do not need Category 7. The Core category, which covers safety and stewardship for pesticide use, remains unchanged and is required for all applicators. This consolidation of categories does not change the private applicators’ recertification requirements. A minimum of three hours of approved training is required to recertify the license. Of the three hours, at least one hour shall consist of core training material and at least one half hour shall consist of training material specific to each pesticide-use category in which the private applicator is licensed. If applicators have any questions on these changes, please contact the Paulding County Extension office at 419-3998225. More detailed information about the new categories is also available at the Pesticide Safety Education Program Web site http://pested.osu.edu/private.html or the ODA Web site at http://ohioagriculture.gov

A Penny For Your Thoughts....
By: Nancy Whitaker
MURDER VIA THE MAYFLOWER Why is it that some people feel that their religion is the only right one in the world? We all have the right to freedom of religion, but does that make each belief and each faith the so-called “right way?” The Pilgrims came to America, via the Mayflower in 1620 to escape religious prosecution. However, the Pilgrims, according to some reports, thought they were “religiously right” and called themselves “Saints” and everyone else they called “Strangers.” We are usually introduced to The Mayflower in grade school. We have read about the passengers’ tales of woe, disease, starvation and of their long journey to get to the New World. But, did you know that also on The Mayflower, among the saintly group of Pilgrims, rode the first American murderer, John Billington? To me, this story was so interesting that I had to share it with readers. Now don’t take this personally if you are a Mayflower descendent. It seems that the promoters of the Mayflower had asked the Billington family (John, his wife Elinor, and their sons, John Jr. and Francis) to leave London with them, so that they too, could make a fresh start. Some historians believe that the Billington family was Catholic, the branch of Christianity most hated by the Pilgrims. John Billington gained recognition when he scored three firsts in the New World. He was the first person in the Plymouth Colony to commit a crime, the first to be convicted of murder and the first colonist executed. (What a legacy!) If the Billingtons were nicer people and kept their mouths shut, things might have gone better for them. The pious Pilgrims, of course, were suspicious of the Billingtons, because they didn’t like the strangers. So, the friction increased as the voyage wore on. Illness and filth took their toll and hot tempers often flared. The Billington family became more and more unruly and eventually John Billington and a few of his cronies attempted a mutiny on the Mayflower in November 1620. (I can’t believe this actually occurred on the Mayflower.) Then one of John’s sons fired off his father’s gun in a room full of passengers. It was stupid of him, because the young man could have have blown up the ship. He was standing next to an open barrel half-filled with gunpowder when he pulled the trigger. (Kaboom!) However, when questioned, the Billingtons denied any participation in the mutiny plot. (I wouldn’t admit it, either.) Upon arriving in America, the Billington family worked their plot of ground and dealt with various problems. John’s wife, Elinor, slandered one of the neighbors (a Pilgrim) and was whipped and locked in the stocks. She was also fined 5 pounds of sterling. Governor William Bradford did not like the family either, and he called them one of the most profane families in Plymouth Colony. During the first year of the colony, an epidemic struck the colony and everyone but 50 people died. Wouldn’t you know it? Only the Billington family was not affected. (Was this because their faith was stronger or just a stroke of luck?) Of course, the Pilgrims thought that since the Billington family didn’t fall ill, that it was a sign of the devil. This scared the other colonists. In March 1621, the court sentenced John Billington to be tied up by his neck and heels, because he refused to obey Captain Miles Standish’s order to do military duty. He was also involved in some possible arson crimes in 1622. He continued to criticize the colonial government in 1624. Following everything else, Billington had a quarrel with a man named John Newcomin. Evidence shows that the quarrel was probably over a woman in a tavern. Of course, some brew caused a brawl between the two men. Witnesses testified that John Newcomin left the tavern early and shortly afterward, Billington also left. It was reported that Billington laid in wait in the forest where he shot and killed Newcomin. He was arrested, tried and found guilty of the murder. Governor William Bradford was reluctant to actually execute the prisoner, and he asked John Winthrop, the governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, to examine the evidence and the trial records before proceeding with the hanging. Winthrop agreed with Billington’s death sentence, and he was hung in 1630. Sometimes we can be so judgmental of others. I wonder if Billington would have got into these messes if he would have been a Pilgrim? Perhaps they wouldn’t have been so quick to judge. I have always been taught not to argue politics or religion, so I will drop it right here by asking this, “If the Pilgrims came here to avoid religious persecution, why did they persecute others who didn’t believe as they did?” Would you have made a good Pilgrim? Do you ever look at people and call them “strange” because they don’t look like or agree with you? Do you think we are too judgmental? Let me know and I’ll give you a Penny for Your Thoughts.

to purchase and use the same pesticide products as before. The specialty categories of seed treatment, non-cropland, aquatics, tobacco and wood preservation are consolidated into the first six categories. This means an applicator would be able to purchase materials for these applications with at least one category on their license. For example, an applicator with Category 1: Grain and Cereal Crops on their license will still be able to purchase pesticide products for grain crops, but will also be able to buy pesticide products to treat seed and manage stored grain, non-crop areas and ponds on their farm. Tobacco and wood preservation were also consolidated. Category 7 represents specialty uses. This category is only for applicators that do not

Election board announces Nov. 2 election information
The Board of Elections of Paulding County, Ohio, wishes to inform voters that the GENERAL ELECTION will be held on Tuesday, the 2nd day of November, 2010 at the following locations: • AUGLAIZE TWP – Fire House at SR 637 & Rd. 169 • BLUE CREEK TWP – Haviland Community Center, 201 Vine St. • BROWN EAST & OAKWOOD and BROWN WEST & MELROSE – Oakwood Fire & EMS Station, 201 N. Sixth St. • ANTWERP VILLAGE and CARRYALL TWP – Antwerp Catholic Church Hall, 303 W. Daggett St. • CRANE TWP & CECIL – Cecil Fire House, 301 Third St. • EMERALD TWP – Township House at Rd. 133 & Rd. 218 • BENTON TWP and Payne Village and HARRISON TWP and Payne Village – Payne Legion Hall, 229 N. Main St. • JACKSON TWP & BROUGHTON – Township House at Rd. 126 & Rd. 131 • PAULDING VILLAGE 1, 2 and 3 – County Extension Building at Fairgrounds • LATTY TWP & GROVER HILL – Township House, 204 E. Jackson St. • PAULDING TWP & LATTY VILLAGE – Township House at SR 500 & Rd. 87 • WASHINGTON TWP – Township House, SR 114 & Rd. 177, for the purpose of choosing the following offices: • Governor and lieutenant governor • Attorney general • Auditor of state • Secretary of state • Treasurer of state • United States senator • Representative to Congress (5th District) • State senator (1st District) • State representative (75th District) • County commissioner • County auditor • Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (commencing 1/1/11) • Justice of the Supreme Court (one commencing 1/1/11 and one commencing 1/2/11) • Judge of the Court of Appeals (3rd District – one commencing 2/9/11 and one commencing 2/11/11) • Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (General Division – commencing 1/1/11) • Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Probate & Juvenile Division – commencing 2/9/11) and determining the following questions or issues: • Wayne Trace Local School District – income tax for current expenses • Vantage CCJVSD – permanent improvements • Paulding County – current expenses • Antwerp Village – current expenses • Antwerp Village – local liquor option for particular use • Haviland Village – current expenses • Melrose Village – (2) fire protection • Melrose Village – current expenses • Payne Village – EMS • Payne Village – police • Payne Village – repeal Ordinance 2010-4 • Scott Village – current expenses • Auglaize Township – EMS • Carryall Township – EMS • Carryall Township – cemeteries • Jackson Township – fire protection. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Please VOTE and help make Paulding the county with the best voter turnout in Ohio. Questions should be directed to the Paulding County Board of Elections at 105 E. Perry St., Paulding or call 419-399-8230. The office email address is paulding@sos.state.oh.us Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Additional hours for the election are 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 30. Board members are chairman Stanley D. Harmon, David H. Cline, Ronald L. Farnsworth and Ellen R. Schlegel. Brenda J. Crawford is director and Janet L. Commers, deputy director.

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Being a working man all of my life, I know what it is like standing on your feet for an 8-12 hour shift in a hot factory in many cases smelling dangerous chemicals. Working outside in the hot sun, or cold freezing temperatures. Working 12 feet or more below the ground, or sometimes it may be 100 feet in the air, relying on safety equipment to protect you and hope that it doesn't fail. I have never felt that the working man is being paid too much, for these labors. I feel that people in all classes should be paid fairly and equally. I want to go down to Columbus to work for all of the people, not just a specified few. Taking all of these things in account and looking at the whole picture, I hope that I can count on your vote on November 2 and I can become your State Representative for all of the people in the 75th District.
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The Western Buckeye ESC Governing Board held its regular monthly board meeting Oct. 14 in the Van Wert ESC office with all board members present. Superintendent John Basinger reviewed with board members several personnel changes made recently for the 2010-11 school year due to staff illnesses. He also presented board members the latest board policy recommendations to be reviewed at the November board meeting and approved at the December meeting. In the business portion of the meeting, the board: • accepted the resignation of Julie McGrath, speech-language pathologist, effective Oct. 8. • adjusted Cathy Bonifas’s contract from part-time to fulltime for the 2010-11 school year, effective Oct. 18. • approved a contract with Northwest Physical Therapy Inc. for license-required supervisor hours for Cathy Bonifas and Michelle Hanneman. • approved a contract with Therapy Solutions LLC for speech therapy services for the 2010-11 school year, to be used on an as-needed basis. • Increased the daily rate for Substitute Teachers to $80 per day, effective Oct. 11. • approved budget revisions to the FY11 Northwest PEERS History Grant, FY11 Black Swamp History Grant and the FY11 21st Century Grant. • accepted reimbursement and approved appropriations for the Teacher Leader Project in the amount of $1,800. • approved a bank agreement with First Financial Bank N.A., through Oct. 15, 2015. The next regular Governing Board meeting of the Western Buckeye Educational Service Center is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Paulding ESC office.

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Living life well is an art
Naomi was 96 years old but her age was no impairment to the keenness with which she perceived the world around her. In fact, she had an uncanny knack for noticing the little details that others often missed. “Look how blue the sky is today,” she would say as she rode across the open countryside near her home. “Look how dark green the leaves are today.” “Look how the wheat waves in the summer breeze.” “Have you noticed how the gulls have been hovering over the lake recently?” Ordinary things to most people, but indications of God’s precise way of working to Naomi. No one around was more perceptive in looking for the sharpness of God’s ways than Naomi. Three of her six children had passed away. She had spent months by the bedside of a spouse as he slowly dwindled from cancer. She had faced numerous surgeries and had been hospitalized for six weeks once, following a serious accident. She had weathered the disappointments and hard times during the Great Depression. Still, instead of allowing the storms of life to drag her down, she had always found something positive to focus on, some source of strength to lift her potential pain that could have left her in endless

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depression. Life had taken its toll on her, but it had also sharpened her focus. She had learned several artistic secrets, such as the darker the surroundings, the sharper the light focuses the object it highlights. A verse written in the front of her tear-stained Bible read, “In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith, of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire.” My father never had an art class and he never learned rules of mixing colors. but he was excellent at capturing pictures. “Just catch what God has put in front of you,” he would say. “People say that blue and green don’t go together, but look how beautifully it blends when God mixes the colors.

“Find something to frame your pictures with,” he would say as he captured slide photos with his Argus C-3 camera. “You can always find something to bring out the subject in your picture.” I’ll never forget one of life’s final moments with Naomi. Her body had finally worn down and she was confined to a hospital bed in the family room of one of her children. As I walked up to her bedside, seeking to bring her some type of comfort, it was obvious that her frail body was weak and that she was suffering. But she never focused on how she felt. She lifted her head and rested it on on her arm. Then she said, “God’s grace is sufficient. He always gives enough grace to make it through each moment. Focus on His grace rather than the pain. It makes everything look better.” I stood there in disbelief and wondered how I might look at things if I were ever in the situation that she was. Even in life’s darkest hour, she was still focusing on bright colors of her soul. One artist was asked what contributed to the secret of His success and he replied, “Just paint the way God does. It always works best that way.” Ask Naomi; she learned the secret of his advice in artistry and in life.

The Continental Masonic Lodge #570 hosted a dinner to honor the Oakwood/Continental area Boy Scout leaders for their dedication and community service to the area youth. Here, Lodge Master Harold “Bud” Shilt (center) presents a check to Troop/Pack 19 representatives Loren Swager (left) and Howard Shepard.

Antwerp’s enrollment steady
By STEVE MAJOR Correspondent ANTWERP – At the monthly meeting on Oct. 21, the Antwerp Local School board heard from the administration that unofficial enrollment figures show a total of 648 students enrolled in grades K through 12. In addition, another 24 students from Antwerp are attending Vantage Vocational School. These figures are very similar to last year’s total of 684 students, including Antwerp students attending Vantage. In addition, there are 19 youngsters in the Head Start program and 40 in pre-school this year. “Kids are still coming and going all the time, but these figures are pretty close to our count for last school year,” said superintendent Mark Hartman. The administration also reported that the scope of work was ready for a potential share of the $400 million awarded to state of Ohio from the Race to the Top federal education program. Antwerp hopes to receive up to $100,000 of those funds over the next four years, but there are still many questions about the program. “The scope of work will be reviewed at the state level and we expect that we will have to make some further changes as directed by the state. And other issues need to be clarified by the state like can the annual amounts be rolled over into the next year,” said Hartman. The construction of the all-weather track has been completed, but some final steps need to be taken. Hurdles need to be purchased and a pole vault pit installed. To fund the final construction and equipment, the Athletic Boosters have taken out a loan of approximately $42,000, which will be repaid by fund-raising. The board and administration gave their congratulations to the varsity volleyball team which won its third-straight Green Meadows Conference title. In a change to what the school has done for the past several years, the board approved that this year’s After Prom will be held at Crazy Pins in Fort Wayne. Recentlym the After Prom has been held in the Antwerp school auditeria, but after consulting with students and parents, the change has been adopted. The board approved the following personnel actions for this school year: Patti Kammeyer as elementary student council adviser; Jason Hormann as JV boys’ basketball coach; Joe Smalley as JV girl’s basketball coach; Zac Feasby as a junior high boys’ basketball coach; Bill Brown as a junior high boys’ basketball coach; Jon Short as a junior high girls’ basketball coach; Pat Miesle as a junior high girls’ basketball coach; Jeremy Koesch as head volunteer wrestling coach; Robert Kennedy as assistant volunteer wrestling coach; and Kevin Taylor as Mini-Archers girls’ basketball coach. The board also accepted the resignation of the district’s treasurer and chief financial officer (CFO) Jane Limber. She will retire as of Dec. 31. “Jane has done a wonderful job for the school. She has served for 33 years under five different superintendents. She will definitely be missed,” said Hartman. Antwerp is currently accepting applications for a new treasurer/CFO. The administration reported that all student athletes drug tested at random this fall had negative results. Upcoming school events include: Oct. 28, parents meeting for eighth grade students going on Washington, D.C. trip; Oct. 29, Academic Boosters chicken dinner before the last football game; financial aid meeting Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.; fall sports awards night Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.; PTO meeting Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.; and winter sports meetings Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. The next school board meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18.

HOGANS WINS BY TKO – Ryan Hogans, fighting out of Malice MMA in Paulding, won his match this Saturday night in Fort Wayne with a devastating technical knock out of Lou Delgado of Archbold. Ryan came up wrestling for Paulding County wrestling programs and spent the past few months training mixed martial arts prior to beginning his cage fighting career. The TKO was awarded after two minutes of the first round due to multiple unanswered strikes that caused his opponent to become unresponsive. Malice was also represented by Adam Kosch and David Ratliff on Saturday, both of whom fought valiantly. Kosch competed in his cage debut against a seasoned veteran with a record of 13-1 and 11 wins by knock out. Kosch controlled his opponent every minute of the first two rounds, winning each round convincingly, only to make a mistake in the third round causing him to be caught in a submission. For information, photos and videos of local fighters, go to www.malicefighters.com.

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By Richard N. Waldman, MD President, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists We know that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. And while we can’t predict who those women will be, research has shown that certain lifestyle habits play a significant role in lowering breast cancer risk. Help protect yourself against breast cancer by: • Maintaining a healthy weight. Women who gain excess weight, especially after menopause, are more prone to breast cancer. Extra body fat produces estrogen, which can fuel certain cancers, such as some breast and endometrial cancers. Find your ideal body mass index (BMI) – a measure of body fat in comparison to your height and weight – at www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi. • Being active. Women who exercise regularly have a 20-30 percent reduction in breast cancer risk. Physical activity keeps weight in check and may have a positive effect on harmful factors that can raise the risk of cancer, such as inflammation and meta- CLASS REUNION – The Paulding High School Class of 1945 met Oct. 8 for its 65-year class reunion. Classmates present were, seated from left – Kathryn (Stoller) Oesch, Imogene (Thompson) Estock, Jean (Deisler) Stuart; back row – Jack Moore, Mack Endbolic hormones. Thirty minutes of walking each day is a good start and may be sley, George Thompson, Dr. Bill Busteed, Bill Winterhalter, Lee (Mouser) Sunday and Clifford Hummell. enough to provide some protection. As your strength and stamina increase, add more time, intensity, and variety to your workout schedule. • Drinking less. Despite the often-touted cardiovascular benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, drinking has been linked to a higher risk of breast cancer. If you choose to drink, limit it to one drink or less per day. And avoid supersizing – remember that 5 oz. of wine, 1.5 oz. of hard liquor, or one 12-oz. beer equals one drink. • Eating Healthier. Aim to eat a balanced diet rich in a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lowfat dairy, and lean protein. By filling your plate with healthy whole foods, you have less room for foods that are high in fat, sodium, and processed sugar. Substances found in healthy foods, including omega-3 fatty acids (in fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, and lake trout) and vitamin D (in fish and fortified milk and dairy products, cereals, and juices), may also offer some protection against breast cancer. The American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that almost 40 percent of breast cancer cases in the US – roughly 70,000 cases a year – could be prevented if women stayed within a healthy BMI range, exercised more, and cut down the amount of alcohol they consumed. The good news is that every woman has control over all of these factors. During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, make a conscious effort to understand the habits that may raise your risk and THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES TO OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY – Recently Bake, Jim and Ruby Bakle and many then try your best to reduce it. friends and relatives traveled along with the Paulding County Progress to Columbus to attend the graduation of Clint Bakle from Ohio State University. The Progress helped Clint keep in touch with home during his educational endeavor. OH - IO. Go Bucks! Are you headed to some distant, exotic destination? Take the Progress along with your camera and send a photo and a little information about your trip to progress@progressnewspaper.org.

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Paulding schools in Race to the Top
By STEVE MAJOR Correspondent PAULDING – At its monthly meeting on Oct. 19, the Paulding Exempted Village Schools Board of Education heard that the district completed drafting a proposal for Race to the Top funding. A special committee of teachers and administrators prepared the proposal that was submitted to the state for review. Ohio has been granted a total of up to $400 million in funding by the federal education program. Paulding hopes to receive up to $140,000 over four years from the program. The proposal focuses on professional development, including evaluation of teachers and administrators. The board also approved a resolution to send approximately 50 students on a Washington, D.C., history trip April 3-6 at an estimated cost of $599 per student. The fee is to be paid for by the students. Juniors and seniors will be eligible to attend the trip. Also approved was the eighth grade history trip that will send approximately 51 students to Chicago and Springfield, Ill., May 11-14 at an estimated cost of $411 per student. It will be paid for by the students and fund-raisers. The following personnel were approved for one-year limited extracurricular contracts: Danielle Dangler, 8th grade girls’ basketball coach; Ron Smith, assistant marching band director; Jason Thomas, JH wrestling head coach; LeeAnn Favorito, Ted Wunderle and Jerry Hessel, technical directors; Jeanne Windsor, HS Science Olympiad adviser; and Cheryl Moore, 8th grade girls’ basketball coach (volunteer). The resignation of Shawn Brewer as high school track coach was accepted by the board. A resolution was approved setting the prices for winter sports season tickets, as follows: boys’ basketball, adults $45 and students $30; girls’ basketball, adults $50 and students $30; and all sports, Family Pass $200 (includes children in grades K-12), adults $75, students $40 and student athletes $10. Presale tickets for boys’ basketball are $5 for adults and $4 for students, with all tickets at the door $6. Tickets for girls’ basketball and varsity wrestling are $5 for adults and $4 for students at the door. Tickets for JH basketball and wrestling, and freshman basketball are $3 for adults and $2 for students. By a vote of 4-1, the board approved raising pay for substitute teachers from $70 to $80 per day. The single dissenting vote was cast by board member Greg Reinhart. The board rescinded the one-year limited contract previously given to Don Clark, instrumental music teacher, and approved him as a substitute teacher effective Oct. 25. Also, if at any time during the 2010-11 school year while school is in session, Clark would present the superintendent with a current professional license, he shall be offered a one-year limited contract for the remainder of the school year. As superintendent Pat Ross explained, Clark is completing some final course work to attain his professional license, which he expects to do before the end of this school year. This is a similar situation to that of the Paulding’s high school Spanish teacher Tatiana Wright, who earlier this year completed her certification in the state of Ohio, and therefore has been given a two-year limited contract.

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‘Winning the Battle for a Generation’
By Jim Daly and Dr. Juli Slattery
QUESTION: Our 14-yearold daughter is asking us about dating, and my husband and I have told her she’ll have to wait until she’s 16 for maturity reasons. But this doesn’t seem to satisfy her questions. Can you help? We want her to know this is about love, not control, and that we want to help protect her from sexual temptation. JULI: Dating is one of those parenting issues that every family seems to approach differently. First, how do you define “dating”? Does it mean an exclusive relationship with a boy? Going out for actual dates? There’s a big difference between two kids who have a crush on each other and an exclusive relationship involving emotional and physical intimacy. I’d approach this situation by normalizing your daughter’s desire to “date.” A lot of her friends are probably “dating,” and having a boyfriend may be a big aspect of popularity. It’s great to get to know the opposite gender and it’s OK to like someone. However, explain to her that a lot of the things people do in dating relationships are harmful – such as frequent breakups, sexting, or sharing too much emotionally or physically. In addition to putting kids at risk for early sexual activity, dating in the young teen years interferes with the many healthy activities kids this age need to be doing. In fact, many kids start dating young just because they’re bored. Keep your daughter busy discovering activities that match her interests, like sports, volunteering or babysitting. Encourage her to develop healthy friendships with many peers – guys and gals – rather than focusing her attention on one individual. Your daughter may still not be satisfied with that approach, and that’s OK. Most 14-year-olds think their parents are out of touch or too strict. We thought that about our parents, too. But in hindsight, she’ll be grateful for your protection during these early teen years. QUESTION: Do you have a list of questions a father should be asking his daughter’s potential boyfriend? JIM: I had a friend, retired from the military, who would make sure that his shotgun was prominently displayed nearby whenever a suitor came calling on his daughter. While she was getting ready, he’d sit each guy down on the couch and say something along the lines of, “My daughter is more important to me than anything. I’d go to jail for her. I expect you to treat her with the utmost respect, or you will answer to me.” One guy jumped off the couch and said, “I’m sorry, sir, but I don’t want to run the risk of letting you down!” and headed out the front door. I’m not suggesting you take this approach! But you could use more subtle means to convey the same message: that while your daughter still lives under your roof, she is primarily your responsibility and you expect her to be treated with the utmost care and respect. As for other questions, the tried-and-true “What are your intentions with my daughter?” is a good measuring stick. Try to find out what his interests are, how he’s doing in school, and what his own family is like. His answers to these questions can reveal much about how he feels about your daughter (and women in general), the degree to which he respects authority, and his own value system. Realistically, a first-time interview is not the most effective means of evaluating a young man’s character. If he continues to pursue your daughter, invite him to spend more time with your family. That will better enable you to evaluate whether or not he’s a worthy suitor. By Rick Jones executive director, Defiance Area Youth for Christ We find ourselves living in times of great paradoxes, where what the Bible teaches may run counter culture to what many live and believe. For example, Pastor Kevin Miller, Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, Ill., writes... “In Ephesians 6:14-18, the Apostle Paul writes: ‘Stand firm, then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.’” Sadly, according to Pastor Miller, there are a lot of Christians who wish Paul had written the following words instead: “Lay back and relax, then, with the belt of evasion buckled loosely around your waist, with the breastplate of defensiveness in place, and with your feet fitted with the pluralism that offends no one. In addition to all this, take up the shield of grudges, with which you can hold on tightly to hurts and slights. Take the helmet of entitlement and the bludgeon of the flesh, which is the word of anger. And air what’s been done to you on all occasions, with all kinds of criticisms and complaints.” For more information about the work of Youth for Christ, you may contact Youth for Christ at 419-782-0656, P.O. Box 111, 210 Clinton Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512, or email to: defyfc@embarqmail.com

Paulding County Pedigree By: Caroline Zimmerman
FRONTIER HOG “EARMARKS” It was not until after the Treaty of Greenville in 1795 that the frontier in Ohio became relatively safe from the Indians. When the new settlers streamed into the new land, they brought with them one of the earliest meatpacking industries – HOGS! Because hogs could fend for themselves while the frontier people were clearing land and building their cabins, they were fairly easy keepers. They were allowed to run free in the woods eating nuts and worms and anything else they could find. These pigs were not the breed that we think of today. They were taller and much more narrow-bodied. They were wild and unfriendly with dispositions to match, therefore they were called Razorbacks. Other names were Land Sharks, Prairie Rooters and Elmpeelers. In late Autumn came roundup time for the Razorbacks for butchering and the farmers would allow them to clean up the corn fields after the corn was picked. This type had little fat on them and were poorly suited for hams and fat, so it was salted and used for other things. If the hogs were too wild, they were merely hunted and shot with guns just like deer hunting. Just about every farm family raised hogs for eating or to sell. If the hogs were fenced in an area, there was usually no problem, but if they roamed, that’s when the problem of identification came into being. (Our retired greyhound dog has her birthdate tattooed in one ear and her serial number tattooed in her other ear.) Of course, tattooing was not conventional in frontier days, so what was? The practice of notching ears. A specific pattern would be registered with a county official of what a certain “mark” was, and this would be the lawful mark. Some people cropped off a tip of the ear or made slits in certain ears. Hog earmarks were published in newspapers because sometimes swine would roam over several townships and people would have trouble locating them. Township clerks usually held the registry to avoid duplication and anyone convicted of altering an earmark could be fined $50. Hogs were valuable and once they were butchered (or their ears cut off), nothing could be proven. Earmarks provided some legal protection for frontier farmers. It’s hard to believe, but drovers actually herded hogs, cattle, and sheep across southern Ohio into standing pens along the river so they could be shipped to meat packers. Overall, the Ohio frontier became an important livestock country and farm families relied on pork plus cattle and sheep. Wool, cheese and butter were also important incomes. Note: Parts of this writing were from The Ohio Frontier by R. Douglas Hurt.

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Paulding County Church Directory
ANTWERP AND SURROUNDING Antwerp Community Church, 704 S. Erie St., SR 49, Antwerp; Pastor Ricky L. Grimes 419-258-2069. Bible Study Fellowship 9:30 am; Contemporary 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. Church of Christ, 15413 St. Rt. 49, P.O. Box 1150, Antwerp. 258-3895. Sun. class 9:30 am, Sun. worship 10:30 am, Sun. eve. class 6:00 pm, Sun. eve. worship 7:00 pm. Wed. night J.A.M. at 7:00 pm. Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Sunday at 8:30am. First Baptist Church, US 24 East, Rev. Jim Edwards, 258-2056, band, praise team and message 8:30-9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 126 W. River St., Pastor Mike Pennington, 258-2864, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:35 a.m. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2937 US 24, 258-2290. Public talk 10 a.m. Sunday, Congregation Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School & Service Meeting, Theocratic school 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor William Barlow. Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 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, Rev. Dr. Paul G. Bunnell, 587-3941, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:20 a.m., nursery available during all services. Mandale Church of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio 66, Rev. Don Rogers, 587-3829, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Middle Creek United Methodist Church, County Road 24, Grover Hill, Pastor William Sherry, Sunday worship at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:15 a.m., Sunday evening Bible study at 7 p.m. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Grover Hill, County Road 151, Sunday 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. a.m. Bethlehem Temple Pentecostal, 818 West Jackson Street, Paulding, 399-3770, Rev. Burpo, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 12 p.m. Calvary Bible Church, Ohio 111 West across from Paulding County Hospital, 399-4919, elders John Mohr, (260) 632-4356, Bob Fessel 419-399-3398, Jack Fetter 419-587-3660, Brad Sisson 419-2633108. Sunday school at 9 a.m., morning worship at 10:15 a.m., Adventure Club and youth group at 6 p.m. Wed. Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil. Pastor Ted Ramey. Sun. school 10:00 am, Worship service 11:00 am, Sun. eve. 6:00 pm, Wed. eve. 6:00 pm. Cecil First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Cecil, Sunday worship at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m. Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1275 Emerald Road, Paulding, 419399-5061, 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, Rev. Gregory Bibler, 419-399-4576, Sunday school 9:00 a.m., Worship service 10:00 a.m. First Presbyterian Church, 114 West Caroline Street, Paulding, 3992438, Rev. David Meriwether, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:15 a.m. praise singing, 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship. House of Love Ministries, 220 N. Williams St., Paulding. Pastor Predest (Dwayne) Richardson or Sister Brenda Richardson, 419-3999205 or 419-796-8718, Sunday worship at 3:00 p.m. Jail Ministry, Food Ministry, Outreach Ministry. Overcomer Outreach - a Christian 12steap meeting, Sundays at 5:00 p.m. New Beginnings Church (Church of God), Cecil, Pastor Roy Burk, 399-5041, Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Paulding Church of Christ, East Perry Street, Paulding, Minister Christopher Reno, 419-399-4761. Bible school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Paulding Church of the Nazarene, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding, 3993932, Revs. Kim and Cindy Semran, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m.: Kids’ Summer Jam (ages 4-4th grade), Preteen class (5th-6th grade), Teen group (7th-12th grade), and adult service. Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.: Teen group (7th-12th grade), adult bible study and prayer. Nursery available for all services. Paulding Family Worship Center, 501 West Perry Street, Paulding, 399-3525, Rev. Monte Moore, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 North Williams Street, Paulding, church telephone number is 399-3591, Rev. Ben Lowell, Sunday School, 9:00 a.m.; Worship service at 10 a.m.; Youth Group, Sunday, 6:30 p.m.; Bible studies on Monday, 10:30 a.m. & Wednesdays 7 p.m.; Wed. worship at 6:00pm.

HAVILAND/LATTY/SCOTT Apostolic Christian Church, 12867 Road 82, Haviland, 399-5220, worship 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. ARTHUR/FIVE SPAN AREA Harvest Field Pentecostal Church of God, 13625 Road 12, Scott, Pastor Apostolic Christian Church, 13562 Road 147, Defiance (Junction), Terry Martin, 419-622-2026, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning 399-3121, William Schlatter, Elder, Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 6:00 pm, Wednesday 12:30 p.m., Sunday school at 1 p.m., Wednesday services at 8 p.m. evening worship at 7:00 pm, Wednesday Youth Group at 7:00 pm. Bethel Christian Church, Ohio 66, Defiance (Arthur), Pastor Christopher Friends United Methodist Church, Latty, Pastor Ron Johnson. Sunday Baker, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. worship at 9 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.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., OAKWOOD/MELROSE AREAS Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Auglaize Chapel Church of God, rural Oakwood, 3 miles south and half Junction Bible Christian Church, County Road 111, Defiance (Junction), mile west on County Road 60, Pastor Stan Harmon, 594-2248, Sunday Pastor Pat Shepard, 393-2671 or 594-3794, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday services Sunday worship follows at 10:30 a.m. for children, youth and adults at 7:00 p.m. Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, County Road 180, Defiance Melrose United Methodist Church, Melrose, 594-2076, Pastor Eileen (Junction), Rev. Alan Ray Newsome, Sunday worship at 11 a.m., evening Kochensparger 399-5818; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at service at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m. 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening worship at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Bible study Rock Church, SR 637, Five Span-Arthur area, Pastor Bobby Branham and prayer at 6:30 p.m. 393-2924, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m., Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, corner of Harmon and Second Sunday evening worship at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening worship at 7 p.m., streets, Oakwood, Pastor Eric Dailey. 419-594-2992. Sunday worship at Youth Service Wednesday at 7 p.m. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10:45 a.m., Bible Study Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. GROVER HILL AND OUTLYING Prairie Chapel Bible Church, one mile east and a half-mile north of Bible Baptist Church, corner of Cleveland and Perry streets, Grover Hill, Oakwood on the corner of roads 104 and 209, Pastor Earl Chapman, 594Pastor Pat Holt, 587-4021, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 2057, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., evening 11 a.m., Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer meeting at worship at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. 7 p.m. PAULDING AND OUTLYING Grover Hill Church of the Nazarene, Maple and East Jackson streets, Bethel United Methodist, Forders Bridge, Cecil, Pastor Kevin Doseck Pastor Jonathan L. Hoagland, 587-3376, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., (419) 899-4153, worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30

Pentecostal Church of God, 601 W. Caroline St., Paulding, Elder George Robinson, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at noon, prayer services Monday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at noon, Bible study at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Pioneer Christian Ministries, County Road 108 and Ohio 637, Paulding, Rev. Chuck Oliver, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., Thursday eve. 7:00 pm. Rose Hill Church of God, corner of SR 637 and Charloe Trail, Paulding, 399-3113, Pastor Ron Hofacker, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday service from 7-8 p.m. with children’s hour. St. John Lutheran Church–ELCA, 7611 Road 87, Briceton, Pastor Joseph Allen, parsonage telephone number is 263-2580, church telephone number is 399-4962, Sunday worship at 8:15 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m. St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive (P.O. Box 156), Paulding, Pastor Kare Stetins, church telephone number is 3992320, Sunday Worship at 10:15 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m. PAYNE AND OUTLYING AREAS Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Edgerton Wesleyan Church, 1717 Bertha St., Woodburn, (Edgerton) Ind. 46797, Pastor Dave Dignal, church telephone number is 260-6324008, Sunday school at 9 a.m., children’s church at 10 a.m., worship at 10 a.m., home groups at 6 p.m., Wednesday evening services at 6:30 p.m. (Indiana time). Living Water Ministries, Contemporary worship service Sunday nights at 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., The “Well” church for kids, Sunday mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. All services are held at Payne Community Center “The Rock” 104 S. Main St., Payne. Pastor Rich Phelan, 419-263-2728. Payne Church of Christ, 220 West Merrin Street, Payne, Minister Dan Staifer. Sunday worship at 9:30 am. 419-263-2092. Payne Church of the Nazarene, 509 E. Orchard St. (Ohio 500) Payne, Pastor Mike Harper, 263-2422, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday night service at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting at 7:30 p.m. St. Jacob United Church of Christ, southwest corner of Oak and Hyman streets, Payne, Rev. Jim Langham, 263-2763. Sunday School-9:00 am, Church service-10:00 am. St. James Lutheran Church–ELCA, West Townline Street (P.O. Box 42), Payne, 263-2129, Pastor Joseph Allen, 263-2580. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church, (P.O. Box 154) 312 South Main Street, Payne, Rev. Julia Ronngren, church telephone number is 263-2418, parsonage telephone number is 263-2017, Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Editor’s Note: If your church doesn’t have service times listed, please contact the Paulding County Progress office to notify of Sunday service times.

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County high school football stats
Week 9 Player statistics for Paulding County high school football, compiled by sportswriter Steve Major.

RECEIVING
PLAYER/HS J. Koppenhofer/AHS S. Chamberlain/AHS Kim Bickford/WT Gage Critten/WT Jessie Glass/PHS No. 50 45 20 25 16 Yds 721 697 289 277 185 Y/R 14.4 15.5 14.4 11.1 11.6

TEAM OFFENSE
Yards per game Wayne Trace Antwerp Paulding Pass 101 187 79 Run 244 150 194 Total 345 337 273

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TEAM SCORING
Team Antwerp Wayne Trace Paulding Ppg. 25.8 24.3 20.2

TEAM DEFENSE
Yards per game Wayne Trace Paulding Antwerp Pass 167 158 125 Run 157 197 246 Total 324 355 371

SCORING
Team Wayne Trace Antwerp Paulding Ppg. 25.8 30.6 36.6

RUSHING
Player/HS Dylan Horner/WT Kim Bickford/WT A. Arellano/PHS T. Copsey/AHS Kory Plotts/PHS Att. 167 108 129 134 112 Yds. 923 350 639 606 603 Yd/Att 5.5 6.0 5.0 4.5 5.4

PASSING YARDS
PLAYER/HS J.Brown/AHS R. Jerome/WT J. Phlipot/PHS
Att Comp Pct Yds TD Int.

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By STEVE MAJOR Correspondent ANTWERP – At their regular meeting on Oct. 18, the Antwerp Village Council heard INDIVIDUAL SCORING details about zoning ordinances that are creatPLAYER/HS TDs XPs FGs Total ing problems for homeowners and also disS. Chamberlain/AHS 13 0 0 78 Kim Bickford/WT 12 2 0 74 cussed actions to correct the situation. Village zoning inspector Gabe Oberlin reKory Plotts/PHS 9 6 0 60 ported that most all of River Street, east to Dylan Horner/WT 8 2 0 50 A. Arellano/PHS 7 6 0 48 west in the village, had been zoned as a business zone in the late 1970s. This means that homeowners in this area cannot legally build TACKLES additions that normally would require an apPLAYER/HS No. proval from the zoning board. Tanner Copsey/AHS 103 It also means that homeowners could not reAustin Speice/WT 83 build their homes after a disaster such as a fire, Justin Bute/AHS 78 which is making it difficult for a prospective Shaile Chamberlain/AHS 69 homeowner to get a loan approved by a local Sawyer Temple/WT 67 bank. While the council agrees that it wants to INTERCEPTIONS promote business along the main road through the village, it is not reasonable to prevent PLAYER/HS No. homeowners from making home improveJake Taylor/WT 4 ments nor to rebuild. Shaile Chamberlain/AHS 4 Council members instructed village solicitor Tyler Arnett/WT 3 Melanie Farr and Oberlin to work on draft lanJordan Koppenhofer 2 guage to the zoning regulations to allow imKim Bickford/WT 2 provements to and rebuilding of homes. The Tom Taylor/AHS 2 process of changing the zoning ordinances will require a public hearing and eventual FUMBLE RECOVERIES council approval, so it will take at least anPLAYER/HS No. other several weeks. Tanner Copsey/AHS 2 Tony Langham, Paulding County Economic Jake Taylor/WT 1 Development, presented details of the proSawyer Temple/WT 1 posed investment in the Manor House/Essen Dillon Sensabaugh/AHS 1 House complex in Antwerp, for which the inGage Critten/WT 1 vestors are requesting village approval of a Shaile Chamberlain/AHS 1 Community Reinvestment Agreement (CRA). Colby Speice/WT 1 The proposed project, totaling over $5 million, would include adding senior care facili-

ties and investing in new public facilities like the swimming pool and a fitness center. As part of the CRA, the village would be asked to provide 100 percent abatement of new real estate taxes on the new investment for 10 years. However, the CRA would also provide that the village receive an annual payment equal to 10 percent of what the new taxes would have been. Louis Lengacher, chief executive officer of the Midwest Senior Trust, also spoke about the investors’ commitment to the facility and the community, as demonstrated by both the initial investment and this new proposed investment. The improvements would take approximately 18 months to complete and may begin yet before the end of this calendar year. Council instructed Farr to draft a resolution approving the CRA for consideration at the November meeting. The council expressed its appreciation to Marjorie Krutch and her family for their donation of a small strip of land that the old railroad depot partially sits on. The land ownership transfer was one of the final issues to be are resolved before the village can proceed with final application for distribution of state grants already awarded for the depot renovation. The monthly police report showed a total of 64 offenses cited in the month of September and 151 calls for services. A report submitted to the council showed a total of 31 EMS runs for Sept. 17 through Oct. 16. No report was submitted by the EMS billing clerk. The next scheduled meeting is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

GREENSPACE
By Becky Suvar WMEA Program Manager October is Ohio Recycle Month! October has been designated this for years. But, you know, you need to recycle the other 11 months as well. Everyone who lives on the planet earth has an obligation to help keep the environment clean and safe. This obligation starts in our homes, in our yards, on the roads and in the office work areas. As environmental issues become more visible, more and more of us are getting on board the “green train” and becoming more eco friendly. We have started to reuse paper and paper products, to buy recycled and recyclable products thus closing the recycling loop. What exactly does RECYCLABLE mean? Recyclable means that the products’ chemical composition is such that it could be transformed, with a large amount of similar substances, into something else. What about RECYCLED? Recycled items are defined as products made from either postindustrial waste or post-consumer waste materials. Paulding County residents have many opportunities to recycle. You can take your recycling to the county recycling center located at Kohart’s on Ohio 613. A new recycling business has opened in Antwerp: Erie Recycling. They have a 24/7 drop off facility in Antwerp and they offer curbside recycling in Paulding, Antwerp and Payne.

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AEP Ohio announces long-term pact to purchase solar energy
COLUMBUS – AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, joined with Turning Point Solar LLC, a joint venture of Agile Energy Inc. and New Harvest Power, to announce the largest commercial solar development east of the Rockies. Turning Point will develop a 49.9megawatt (MW) solar generating facility on approximately 500 acres in southeastern Ohio. The project is expected to bring approximately 600 permanent and construction jobs to Ohio through Turning Point’s negotiations with Prius and Isofoton, solar equipment manufacturers from Spain, to supply solar modules and solar trackers for the project from facilities constructed in the state. It is estimated that 300 jobs would be new, permanent positions created at those facilities, while the remaining 300 jobs would be related to construction. AEP Ohio will negotiate a long-term power purchase agreement for the energy from the project. “We are proud to play an instrumental role in bringing new jobs to Ohio while advancing renewable energy technologies in the Midwest,” said Joe Hamrock, president and chief operating officer for AEP Ohio. “Our continued leadership in supporting the development of in-state solar projects leverages Ohio’s renewable energy requirements in the right way – generating new investment in our state and creating new, permanent manufacturing jobs to help grow our economy.” AEP Ohio entered into a memorandum of understanding to negotiate a long-term power purchase agreement for solar energy with Turning Point Solar. If executed as expected, AEP Ohio would purchase through a 20-year agreement all of the output, including renewable energy credits, from the 49.9-MW solar generating facility to be located in southeastern Ohio, on approximately 500 acres including reclaimed lands owned by AEP Ohio adjacent to The Wilds, one of the largest conservation centers in North America. Construction and commercial operation of the solar generating facility will be phased in over three years. Approximately 20 MW is expected to be in commercial operation by late 2012. An additional 15 MW will be added by the end of 2013 and the remaining 14.9 MW will be online by the end of 2014. Terms of the power purchase agreement were not disclosed for competitive reasons.

Community Recycling Activity Items taken and how to prepare First zero-energy
Newspaper Glass Steel Cans Aluminum cans Plastics – #1 Brown paper grocery bags, plastic bags, cardboard boxes or tied up with string Rinsed and caps off – Dark green and brown bottles sorted from clear glass Rinsed Rinsed – can be crushed or whole Rinsed – can be pop bottles, water bottles, any bottle with #1 in the triangle on bottom of container Rinsed – can be two kinds: a) milk jugs or any container similar in looks b) detergent bottles – hard plastic LEAVE ALL LIDS ON PLASTIC Must be broken down. In boxes, if possible, easier to handle

Twenty-seven percent of adults say that organic and/or natural foods comprise more than a quarter of their total food purchases this year, up from just 20 percent a year ago.

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ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: Plate glass – window glass Drinking glasses Crockery Dishes Aerosol cans Large metal objects Plastics other than # 1 & # 2 NO trash

Home Energy Checklist: Get Started

To Do Today •Turn down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120°F). You’ll not only save energy, you’ll avoid scalding your hands •Start using energy-saving settings on refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers. •Survey your incandescent lights for opportunities to replace them with compact fluorescents (CFLs). These lamps can save three-quarters of the electricity used by incandescents. The best targets are 60-100W bulbs used several hours a day. New CFLs come in many sizes and styles to fit in most standard fixtures. •Check the age and condition of your major appliances, especially the refrigerator. You may want to replace it with a more energy-efficient model before it dies. •Clean or replace furnace, air-conditioner, and heatpump filters. •If you have one of those silent guzzlers, a waterbed, make your bed today. The covers will insulate it, and save up to one-third of the energy it uses.

Reducing sources of Green economy indoor air pollution
(NAPS) – If you like to think of your home as a safe haven to escape pollution, you may want to take a deep breath before stepping through your front door. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor pollution levels are two to five times greater than those found in the outdoor air. While this can be a serious problem for those suffering from asthma, allergies or emphysema, it’s not healthy for anyone, especially small children. Because they breathe in 50 percent more air per pound of body weight than adults, children are more vulnerable to the effects of pollution. Efforts to rid your home of dust, dirt and allergens could even make things worse, as many poorly sealed and filtered bagless vacuums add to the pollution by releasing lung-damaging particles back into the air. Here are a few tips to help reduce indoor air pollution. • Properly maintain heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems, changing filters regularly. • Use only nontoxic household detergents and cleaning agents. • Open the windows when weather permits. • Clean up water leaks that can lead to the formation of mold. • Choose a vacuum cleaner with a filtering dustbag and reputation for providing superior dust retention and filtration. Bagless vacuum cleaner bins can be an environmental hazard when emptied into the garbage. Dust poured from a bin emits fine particles back into the air. That’s also true for any open bag that’s pushed into a garbage bag. A recent independent scientific study shows that some vacuums with HEPA filters do not effectively protect a home’s air quality and unfiltered air may escape, releasing as much as 2–14 million lung-damaging particles per minute into the air on average. These particles can pollute indoor air quality for hours after the vacuum is turned off.

The first zero-energy building (ZEB) skyscraper will open this fall in Guangzhou, China. The building, called the Pearl River Tower, was designed by architects from the Chicago-based SOM firm. It is a 71-story skyscraper that will use solar and wind systems to produce power to fuel itself. Because much of the power used in skyscrapers is in place to cool the building and offset heat gain from sunlight, indoor lighting and computer usage, the tower will use solar panels to operate perforated metal blinds on the building’s windows. The blinds will automatically track the sun and open and close accordingly to minimize heat indoors. Other heat-minimizing features will enable the Pearl River Tower to use an air conditioning system that is 80 percent smaller than those in conventional skyscrapers.

Ag director challenges Ohioans to eat local foods
REYNOLDSBURG – Earlier this month, Ohio Agriculture director Robert Boggs extended a challenge to all Ohioans to consume local foods. At a kickoff celebration at the Local Roots Market and Café in Wooster, Boggs encouraged citizens to support Ohio agriculture. “With an abundance of local food products readily available, everyone in Ohio should have access to fresh and healthy food,” said Boggs. “As the department kicks of its Eat Local Challenge Week, I encourage all Ohioans to plan and prepare one meal every day using foods that are made, grown or raised in Ohio.”

The economic downturn has caused many people to rethink the amount they consume. Saving money often translates into using less. On the bright side, we’re naturally reducing our waste in order to cut down on our expenses. A study conducted by the National Geographic Society and Globescan found that the world’s consumers are spending less and paying more attention to their environmental impact. Out of the 17,000 consumers polled, a whopping 85 percent indicated the primary reason for their drop in energy consumption was to save money. The question that’s on recyclers minds now is will this trend of reducing, reusing and recycling continue once the economy is back on its feet? Or is it simply increasing because of America’s weak financial state? In short, recyclers are hoping that this boost in recycling isn’t just a trend – but a habit. For more information, visit http://earth911.com

Interior Dept. signs 1st U.S. offshore wind energy lease

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) and Cape Wind Associates signed the nation’s first lease for commercial wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) on Oct. 6. The leased area covers 25 square miles on Horseshoe Shoals in Nantucket Sound, off the coast of Massachusetts. Cape Wind is planning to build 130 wind turbines in the leased area to generate up to 468 megawatts (MW) of wind power, with an average anticipated output of 182 MW. The 28-year lease will cost the company $88,278 in yearly rent prior to production, and a 2-7 percent operating fee during production. The Cape Wind energy plan would be the first wind farm on the OCS, and could generate enough power to meet 75 percent of the electricity demand for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket Island combined.

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Wednesday, Octoer 27, 2010 Paulding County Progress - 13A

PAULDING EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOLS
NOVEMBER 2010 NEWSLETTER
SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE Dear Friends of the Paulding Exempted Village Schools, The inaugural class of the Paulding Exempted Village Schools Academic Hall of Fame was inducted during Commencement last May. It was truly a pleasure meeting the inductees and learning about their experiences and memories of Paulding Exempted Village Schools. It is time to begin nominations for the Academic Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Graduates of any high school currently within the boundaries of the Paulding Exempted Village Schools district are eligible for nomination. Other criteria for nominations and the application can be accessed on our website at pauldingschools.org under Academic Hall of Fame. All applications are due by February 1, 2011. November 14-20 has been designated as American Education Week. This is the 89th observance of the event. The annual theme is “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility”. American Education Week spotlights the importance of providing every child in America with a quality public education from kindergarten through college, and the need for everyone to do his or her part in making public schools great. Research shows that parental involvement in schools improves student achievement, reduces absenteeism, and restores confidence among parents in their children's education. I am thankful for the dedicated faculty, staff, administration and parents that we have working with our children daily. Education is the key to a better future for our children. Yours in Education, Pat Ross Superintendent NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPALS Paulding Elementary-Wendy Nashu The year is quickly progressing. One quarter of learning is complete which has assisted teachers with getting to know your child’s strengths and weaknesses. Conferences will be on November 4th and 9th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.. Please make every effort to attend your child’s conference. It is important that a strong connection be made to assist your child with progressing through the curriculum in their current grade. You may have heard some information about grade level academic content standards, but do not really know what this means for your child. On the Ohio Department of Education Website, there is information called Standards guides for Families. The direct web link is: http://education.ohio.gov/GD/ Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx? page=3&TopicRelationID=1696&ContentID =14936&Content=88488 . You can go to this link and look up, per grade level, what is expected of your child. Your knowledge of these will be helpful in understanding the high expectations for students. If you need a copy of these expectations, please let us know or stop in the office. The following are tips for preparing for your child’s conference: Look for the strengths in your child, review your child’s grade card before attending the conference, write down questions you have about your child’s progress, let the teacher know how your child does on homework, let the teacher know the areas of study that your child enjoys the most, and clarify anything that you are not clear about with the teacher. A conference is an important checkpoint in your child’s progress in school. We look forward to your attendance. Together we can help your child be successful. Let us know if there is anything we can do to assist your child. Oakwood Elementary-Jennifer Manz Exciting things continue to take place at Oakwood Elementary! By the time you read this, we will have completed the first quarter of our 2010-2011 school year; and we have already had some wonderful successes this school year. We will be acknowledging our Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance students at an awards assembly in the near future. In October, we recognized Fire Safety Week. We were visited by the Oakwood and Auglaize firefighters and Oakwood EMTs. They conducted our monthly fire drill, visited the Pre-School through 2nd Grade classrooms, and gave students a tour of different types of fire trucks and an ambulance. We want to extend a very special thank you to the local firemen and women who took time out of their busy schedules to come teach us some important safety tips. October 25th -29th is Red Ribbon Week. Activities for this week are planned by our guidance counselor, Karen Schlatter, to reinforce and to promote the importance of living a drug-free lifestyle. Each day during Red Ribbon Week, we have a special theme to help draw students’ attention to the drug-free message and to remind them of the importance of making good choices. Ms. Schlatter also arranged for our 3rd through 6th graders to listen to a special program about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, put on by our local Sheriff and State Highway Patrol departments. In early November, we hold our first Parent/ Teacher Conferences. Conferences are an opportunity for parents to ask questions about what they are seeing their child learn and do in the classroom, on assessments, and for homework. If you have questions or concerns, if you are wondering why your child is expected to master a certain skill, or if you are looking for ideas of how to help reenforce new concepts with your child at home, parent/teacher conferences are the perfect time to address any of these topics. The children who are most successful in school are those who know their parents and teachers are working together in their best interests. By forming a solid team, we can help our children excel. Oakwood Elementary invites all Veterans to our Veteran’s Day Program on Thursday, November 11th, at 9:30. In mid-October, Oakwood Elementary received a Certificate of Commendation from The State Board of Education for achieving the designation of Excellent on our Local Report Card for 2009-2010. We are very proud of this award and will have it on display right next to the Certificates of Commendation we have received in the two previous years! Now you know why I frequently say great things are happening at Oakwood Elementary. As always, we need and appreciate the support of our whole community to meet goals such as this and to help our children be successful – thank you for being there for us! Middle School-David Stallkamp Hello From Paulding Middle School: A big THANK YOU to everyone that supported our middle school fund raiser. The final totals are not officially in yet, but it looks like we netted a profit of close to $6500. The items have been delivered and should be in your hands. If you are writing a check, please make all checks payable to Paulding Exempted Village Schools. Thank you again for your continued support. Grade cards for the first nine weeks grading period will be mailed home on October 27th. Please look over this report very carefully and discuss any pertinent information with your student. For the most part, I have been very pleased with the academic progress of the students. Our fall sports seasons have ended. Congratulations to all coaches, players, cheerleaders, and fans for making the fall sports fun and exciting - now on to the winter sports of wrestling and basketball. Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday evening, November 4th, and Tuesday evening, November 9th. You will be receiving a letter requesting a conference if the teacher wishes to see you or needs you to come in. If you do not receive a letter and still wish to see your child's teachers, please feel free to contact Marcy at the school office and set up an appointment to do so. I highly encourage ALL parents to visit their child's teachers to make sure home and school are always on the same page. On Wednesday, November 10th, our 8th graders will be taking their annual tour of the Vantage Career Center. They will be going by bus to tour this wonderful facility. We thank Vantage for allowing our students to visit. On Wednesday, November 17th, our students will be treated to an all school assembly entitled, "Dare to Move." It is a wonderful assembly that deals with how to deal with hardships that we all encounter in life. The students will discover that courage is not the absence of fear, but the judgment that something else is more important than fear. It will start at 8:30 in the auditeria. On Friday, November 19th, we will be having our annual 6th grade HOG ROAST. This is always a great event and the 6th graders put in countless hours preparing for this day. I thank everyone that is involved and especially those that have donated their time, money, energy, and supplies to help with this event. I would especially like to thank Mr. Ted Wunderle, a sixth grade teacher, who chairs this event every year. He, along with Mr. Joel Parrett and Mr. Mike Leach, stay up all night cooking the hog for the next day's feast. A special THANK YOU to Mr. Brent Davis, who every year graciously donates the hog to the school. It is always delicious and we look forward to a great meal for the day. Picture Re-Take Day is scheduled for Monday, November 22nd. Mid Term reports for the second nine weeks grading period will be coming home on November 23rd. There will be NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, November 24th. This is the start of Thanksgiving break. School will resume on Monday, November 29th. Have a Very Happy Thanksgiving. I THANK YOU for your continued support of Paulding Middle School and I look very much forward to seeing many of you at Parent-Teacher Conferences. Have a great month. will open at 6:00 p.m.. The tickets are $6 presale and $8 at the door. Kindergarten and younger are free. There will also be donkey rides at half time. All proceeds go to the after-prom committee.

SENIOR CITIZEN BREAKFAST The annual Senior Citizen Breakfast will be on December 8. All district residents 60 years and older are invited to join us at 8:00 a.m. for a great breakfast, fellowship and entertainment. Doors will open at 7:45 a.m.. We will be showcasing the talents of our students from each building. Please call the administration office at 419-399-4656 to High School-Todd Harmon As November approaches, we prepare to reserve a seat. exercise our rights to vote and give multiple forms of communication as to YEARBOOK SALES NOTICE the performance level of our elected repre- All high school students will be receiving a sentatives. November also gives opportunity yearbook flyer in the mail in early Novemto evaluate the performance of your children ber. Students may now order their 2010through parent-teacher conferences. I hope 2011 yearbook online by following the inforyou will be able to meet with your teachers mation on the flyer, or they may fill out the concerning your child's progress as we move flyer and return it to school with a check eninto the second nine weeks and begin to wrap closed . A second flyer will be mailed in the up the semester. Conferences will be Thurs- spring if a book has not been ordered by day, November 4th, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and then. At that time, the cost of the book will Tuesday, November 9th from 4:30- go up from $50.00 to $52.00. Students are 7:30. Our staff looks forward to meeting you encouraged to order their book before January 31 to get the book at the curand working to help your child. Thank you to the Student Council and their rent price. Please contact Carolyn Connelly advisors Shawn Brewer and Julie McCul- at 419-399-4656 ext. 1157 if you have any lough and all the teachers who helped make questions. Homecoming a big success. Thanks to the students for their cooperation and helping SEARCH FOR CHILDREN WITH DISmake the activities of Homecoming ABILITIES Our school district is participating in an efa positive experience. A big thanks to all the fall coaches and assis- fort to identify, locate and evaluate all chiltants who have helped work with our stu- dren from birth through 21 years of age who dents. Paulding High School's extra- may have disabilities. Disability, in this incurricular activities thrive on positive student stance, means such conditions as hearing leadership. Thanks to the Seniors for their impairments, visual impairment, speech or efforts to demonstrate positive leader- language disabilities, mental retardation or ship efforts as it is necessary for continued other health impairments, physical impairsuccess for our programs. May this time of ments, autism and traumatic brain injury. the year, with the holidays approaching, Our school has responded vigorously to fedbring families together and let you enjoy that eral and state mandates requiring the provision of a free and appropriate public educatime with each other. tion, regardless of a child’s disability. But before we can serve children they must be NOVEMBER 2 - ELECTION DAY All residents are encouraged to vote Tues- found. Many children with disabilities are day, November 2. This is a great example not visible because they cannot function in for the students to see their family members the mainstream of the community. Also, participate in the most basic citizen’s respon- many unidentified children with disabilities are preschoolers. Parents may not be aware sibility-the right and opportunity to vote. their child has a disability, or that there are programs and services available. Our school PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES The first parent-teacher conferences for the district is interested in meeting the needs of 2010-2011 year are scheduled for November the children with disabilities. If you know of 4 and 9 from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. each day. a child who may have a disability, contact These conferences not only provide an op- the school for information or help. portunity to learn about your student’s work ATHLETIC CALENDAR but allow you to show your student that his/ her education is important to you. Attending the conference will give you ideas on how Varsity Girls Basketball Scrimmages 8 6:00p you can help your child be more successful Nov. 11 Wapak/Edon-H Nov. Stryker-H 5:00p in school. If you are not contacted for a con- Nov. 16 Riverdale-T 6:00p ference, please feel free to call the school Nov. 20 Fayette-T 11:00a offices to schedule an appointment. Nov. 30 Antwerp-T first game 6:00p WINTER SPORTS SEASON TICKETS Tickets for PHS winter sports will be on sale in the commons at all the home girls and boys scrimmages, at Meet the Team Night, and also during lunches the week of Nov 29 at the following prices: SEASON TICKET: Adult/Student Boys’ Basketball: (9 games) $45/$30 Girls’ Basketball: (10 games) $50/$30 All Sports (all winter sports) $75/$40 Family Pass: $200 (Includes children in grades K-12) Student Athlete: $10 Boys’ basketball presale tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students . All tickets at the door are $6. Girls’ basketball and varsity wrestling are $5 for adults and $4 for students at the door. Jr. High basketball and wrestling, and freshman basketball are $3 for adults and $2 for students at the door. BASKETBALL PLAYERS in Grades 4-6 Our Mini-Panther Basketball league for boys in grades 4-6 begins on Saturday, January 8. Registration forms will be sent out the first week of December. If you don’t receive one, you may go to the school’s website at www.pauldingschools.org, click Athletics, click High School, under the Winter tab click Boys Basketball, and download a form there. Forms will be available at Oakwood Elementary, Paulding Elementary and Paulding Middle School after December 3. If you have any questions please contact Coach Brewer at 419-399-4656, ext. 1147. DONKEY BASKETBALL The after-prom parents will be hosting a donkey basketball game on Monday, November 1, in the high school gym at 7:00 p.m., doors
Varsity Boys Basketball Scrimmages Nov. 12 Elmwood/Swanton-H Nov. 16 Edgerton-H Nov. 20 Liberty Center-T 5:30p 5:00p 10:00a

DISTRICT CALENDAR EVENTS
Nov. 1 Band Boost Mtg. Band Room 7:00p Nov. 1 Donkey Basketball 7:00p Nov. 2 Band Concert 7:00p Nov. 3 IPFW College Rep 1:45p Nov. 3 Athletic Booster Meeting 7:00p Nov. 4 Parent/Teacher Conf 4:30-7:30p Nov. 5 Deadline for Dec 11 ACT Test Nov. 9 Parent/Teacher Conf 4:30-7:30p Nov. 10 8th Graders Tour Vantage Nov. 11 MS/HS Vet Day Bkfst & Prog 8:00a Nov. 11 PldgEl Veteran’s Day Celebration Nov. 11 OakEl Veterans’ Day Program 9:30a Nov. 11 PLAN Test Nov. 12 OakEl Student/Month Lunch Nov. 15 FFA Chapter Mtg Nov. 15 FFA Alumni Mtg Ag Room 7:00p Nov. 15 HS Picture Retakes Nov. 16 PldgEl Band Performance 7:00p Nov. 16 Board Mtg. Admin. Bldg. 7:00p Nov. 17 FFA Fruit Sales End Nov. 17 MS Assem “Dare to Move” 8:30a Nov. 18 FFA Dist Food Science Nov. 19 MS Hog Roast Nov. 19-20 HS Play “The Cow Tippers” 7:30p Nov. 22 MS Picture Retake Day Nov. 22 PldgEl Picture Retake Day Nov. 22 OakEl Picture Retakes Nov. 23 MS/HS Mid-Terms sent home Nov. 23 Meet the Team Night-HS Gym 5:00p Nov. 24 NO SCHOOL (due to teacher conf) Nov. 25-26 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break Nov. 30 PTO Movie Night

School Menus
Menus are subject to change ANTWERP LOCAL SCHOOLS Week of Nov. 1 MONDAY – Cheeseburger or pizzaburger on bun, french fries, pears, pickle, milk. Plus: Salad bar or pudding cup. TUESDAY – Breaded chicken or meatball sub on bun, green beans, peaches, milk. PLUS: Salad bar or fruit. WEDNESDAY – Grilled cheese or pork fritter on bun, noodle soup, salad, pineapple, milk. PLUS: Salad bar or celery and peanut butter. THURSDAY – Chicken strips, or cook’s choice, peas, mixed fruit, milk. PLUS: Salad bar or pie. FRIDAY – Fiestado or egg salad sandwich, celery with dip, applesauce cup, milk. PLUS: Salad bar or cook’s choice. PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL Week of Nov. 1 MONDAY – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, juice, milk. Lunch: Stuffed crust pizza or turkey club sandwich, corn or summer blend, fruit, milk. TUESDAY – Breakfast: Tator tots with cheese sauce, sausage links, juice, milk. Lunch: Oriental chicken salad, breadstick, fruit, milk. WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Ham egg, and cheese croissant, juice, milk. Lunch: Taco salad or cheeseburger with bun, baked beans, chips, fruit, milk. THURSDAY – Breakfast: Cinnamon bread sticks, juice, milk. Lunch: Chili soup, cheese bread stick, fruit, milk. FRIDAY – Breakfast: Sausage gravy with biscuits, juice, milk. Lunch: Popcorn fish and shrimp, oven potatoes, fruit, milk. OAKWOOD ELEMENTARY Week of Nov. 1 Packed lunch A - Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, vegetable, fruit, milk. MONDAY – Breakfast: Warm whole grain, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk. Lunch: Chicken strip wrap, green beans, fruit, milk. TUESDAY – Breakfast: Pancake-sausage on a stick, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger with bun, peas, fruit, milk. WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Assorted cereals, crackers, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog or chili dog on bun, corn, fruit, milk. THURSDAY – Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Lunch: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, gravy, bread, fruit, milk. FRIDAY – Breakfast: Assorted cereals, crackers, juice, milk. Lunch: Cheese pizza, lettuce salad, fruit, milk. PAULDING ELEMENTARY Week of Nov. 1 Packed lunch: Turkey deli sandwich, vegetable, fruit, milk. MONDAY – Breakfast: Cereal bar, graham crackers, juice, milk. Lunch: Cheese sticks with marinara sauce, green beans, brownie, fruit, milk. TUESDAY – Breakfast: Assorted cereals, graham crackers, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fajita wrap, lettuce, cheese, salsa, fruit, milk. WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Muffin, graham crackers, applesauce, milk. Lunch: Vegetable beef soup with crackers, bread with margarine or peanut butter, fruit, milk. THURSDAY – Breakfast: Muffin, graham crackers, applesauce, milk. Lunch: Fish nuggets, broccoli tots, bread, fruit, milk. FRIDAY – Breakfast: Pancakes, juice, milk. Lunch: Breaded chicken with bun, oven potatoes, fruit, milk. WAYNE TRACE SCHOOLS Week of Nov. 1 MONDAY – No school, parent teacher conferences 5:30-8:30. TUESDAY – No school, parent teacher conferences 1-8 p.m. WEDNESDAY – Breakfast: Pancakes, sausage. Lunch: Pizza cheese or pepperoni, tossed salad, mandarin oranges THURSDAY – Breakfast: Egg, cheese omelet, muffin. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, tator tots, peaches. FRIDAY – Breakfast: Turnover. Lunch: Cheeseburger, french fries, pineapple. DIVINE MERCY SCHOOL Week of Nov. 1 Same menu as Wayne Trace.

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Trick-or-Treat Times
ANTWERP Trick-or-Treat 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Parade 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Costume judging at fire house following the parade – BROUGHTON Trick-or-Treat 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 — CECIL Trick-or-Treat 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 — GROVER HILL Trick-or-Treat 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Parade Parade at 7:30 p.m. — HAVILAND Trick-or-Treat 4:30 -6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Treats at the carryout made available by carryout and village council — MELROSE Trick-or-Treat 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 Costume judging at 7:15 p.m. and free hot dogs at the park — OAKWOOD Trick-or-Treat 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 Costume judging at the school at 8 p.m. — PAULDING Trick-or-Treat 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Parade 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Costume judging at the gazebo following the parade (line up in front of library) Sponsored by the Paulding Lions Club — PAYNE Trick-or-Treat 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Parade 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Costume judging afterward at Payne Fire Station The Payne Chamber of Commerce Halloween Festival will be on Oct. 30 on West Merrin Street. — SCOTT Trick-or-Treat 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 Village Party 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at the fire station — OTHER Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Sunday, Oct. 31 Latty Friends’ United Methodist Church Meet at the church at 3 p.m. to participate — Trunk O’ Treat 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Paulding Church of the Nazarene parking lot. Trunks of cars and truck beds will be decorated to entice kids to come for treats. Free hot dogs and refreshments will be provided.

GROVER HILL COMMUNITY Halloween Festivities
Sat., Oct. 30th
Sponsored by Grover Hill Firefighter’s & EMT’s
TRICK-OR-TREAT 5:00-6:30 PM
Eat in or Carryout available All proceeds from the meal will benefit the Grover Hill Welcome Park Restroom Fund

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The letters section of newspapers and magazines is one of the mostread sections of the publications. The high readership offers you and your organization an effective way to spread your message and to reach your target audiences. 1. Outlet Policies – Outlets have rules that are important to consider when writing a letter to the editor. Check them first before starting your letter. Common length restrictions are 250 to 300 words; the Progress asks that letters be limited to 500 words. Most require you to provide your name, address and telephone number so that you may be contacted to verify the letter before it is printed. The Progress requires that letters be signed; anonymous letters won’t be published. 2. Timing – The chances your letter will be published increases if you coordinate your letter to refute, contribute to, or correct recently published pieces from the outlet. You can also write your letter in conjunction with current anniversaries, events and other news. 3. Proper Reference – If your letter is a response to a piece or in relation to a specific event, make note of this in your letter. Quote referenced headlines and date of publication near the beginning of your letter. 4. To the Point – Be concise. Make sure the letter complements the broader strategy to move your target audience. How does the letter fit in your communications plan? Make your point. 5. Know Your Facts – You need to be able to verify any statistics or other facts if the outlet inquires. 6. Control Outrage – You may care to express outrage or dissatisfaction in your letter. This is acceptable as long as you maintain comprehensibility. If you are extreme, you will sacrifice credibility. 7. Write in Good Times and Bad – You do not have to limit your letter writing to times of adversity. If an outlet or event positively covers your issue, write a letter praising or thanking this coverage or support. 8. Write More Than One Letter – Don’t limit yourself to one outlet. Change the content of your letter to match the perceived audience of an outlet, the scope of the outlet, and the location or regional characteristics of the outlet. 9. Many Angles – Try writing your letter from different angles. Different angles reach different audiences and strike different chords on the same people. Diversify your approach to get through barriers while maintaining your objectives. 10. Follow Up – Clip published letters and send them to people that can pass them on to your target audience in case they missed them. Keep writing.

Oakwood Elementary and Paulding Elementary Schools had special guests put on a presentation to kick off Red Ribbon Week. Several students from Oakwood Elementary are shown with the guests. In the photo are State Trooper Alec Coil, Jared Paschall, Matthew Karia, Deputy Jason Landers, Breanna Stephey and Deputy Shane Dyson.

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Simple tips to keep your vehicle running its best
(ARA) – All motorists want their vehicle to last on the road and perform at its best. As the summer finally begins to wind down, it’s important to make sure your car is properly prepared for cooler weather and weekend road trips. Since a car is typically the second largest investment Americans make, and families are now keeping their vehicles longer than ever, protecting and maintaining this investment is key to keeping cars running smoothly and efficiently. Sometimes vehicle maintenance can be one of the more daunting aspects of automobile ownership. For many drivers, spending a few hours under the hood or taking their car into the dealer can be like having a tooth pulled – necessary, but painful. Lifelong automotive enthusiast Bob Long, Gumout spokesperson and host of the nationally syndicated “AutoWorld Radio,” the “Motor Trend Radio” program and “The Long Drive” feature, has helped educate drivers about their vehicles for more than two decades. He has a few simple tips for maintaining your vehicle’s longevity and helping to avoid preventable repair costs down the road. “As a passionate car enthusiast, I constantly stress that there’s no substitute for preventative maintenance. A little TLC can go a long way when it comes to taking care of your vehicle and avoiding repairs,” says Long, an automotive expert with 25 years in the industry. With a little planning and some willpower, there are a few smart and easy ways to get your vehicle ready for the road. The key is to plan ahead and know the basics. Below are a few essential maintenance tips from Long that can pay off in the long run. • Change your oil regularly A regular oil change is the service most likely to help prolong the life of your vehicle, and it’s especially important to keep in mind before you head out on any long road trips. Changing the oil, not just topping it off, with a high-quality motor oil that meets the specifications recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer can help your engine get the lubricant protection it needs. • Protect critical engine parts Just because you can’t see a problem, doesn’t mean it’s not there. Before taking a long trip or if you drive a lot, visit a trusted professional and make sure your car is properly tuned. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, regular vehicle maintenance can improve gas mileage by an average of 4 percent. If your car is experiencing poor fuel economy, decreased horsepower, hesitation and/or rough idling, consider using a fuel additive to help your vehicle’s critical engine parts work more efficiently. Fuel system cleaners can help reduce carbon buildup deposits and emissions. By removing deposits in the fuel system, the combustion efficiency is improved, which in turn improves miles per gallon (MPG) and performance. • Keep your tires properly inflated Make sure your tires are at the correct pressure and not over- or under-inflated. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, keeping tires at the correct pressure can improve your gasoline mileage by about 3.3 percent. Proper air pressure is also essential for automotive safety and optimum driving performance. • Use quality gasoline and don’t run on empty A number of consumers have switched to low-quality gasoline due to the struggling economy. That’s understandable, but what most people don’t know is that lower-quality gasoline can leave behind carbon deposits that can rob the vehicle of performance which may reduce gas mileage. Running your vehicle on empty is also not a part of good car care, because sediment from gasoline settles at the bottom of the gas tank and when the gas level in your car runs low, your car uses the dirtiest gasoline in its tank. Driving on a nearempty tank puts your car at risk to get this dirt into the fuel line and possibly the engine. “Maintenance ‘musts’ include regularly checking your vehicle’s oil, fluids and filters,” says Long. “These basics are a critical part of any maintenance regime and relatively inexpensive. By keeping these simple car care tips in mind, you can help keep your car running at its best for years to come.”

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battery tested before taking a long trip or after it’s been recharged. • Inspect the battery cables, posts and fasteners: Preparing your car for the winter doesn’t end with the battery itself. You need to inspect your battery cables, posts and fasteners. Make sure the cables are in good shape and are secured firmly to the battery. Corrosion keeps power from flowing freely from the battery, reducing the power that is available to start the car.

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How to drive in dangerous conditions
Individuals who live in areas of the country where the temperature and weather changes throughout the seasons have to adapt their driving to meet the road conditions. Weather-related accidents are some of the most prevalent but can be largely prevented if the proper driving techniques are followed. Some of the more dangerous driving conditions include heavy rain that causes hydroplaning, driving on ice and driving in heavy snow. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning occurs when water on the roadway accumulates in front of a vehicle’s tires faster than the weight of the vehicle can push it out of the way. The water pressure can push the vehicle up on a thin layer of water, essentially breaking the tires’ contact with the road. In a matter of seconds, a driver can lose control and end up swerving out of his or her lane. It is important to follow a few guidelines to prevent hydroplaning. First, keep tires well maintained. Worn-out tread can contribute to hydroplaning, as can inadequately inflated tires. Certain tread patterns are more capable of diverting water away from the tires. Ask a professional about which tire tread to choose. Next, realize that the higher the speed, the higher the propensity to hydroplane. At lower speeds, it is generally rare to hydroplane, unless the water puddles driven through are exceptionally deep. Reduce speeds when it is raining. Also, lighter vehicles are more prone to hydroplaning. Again, if driving a compact or lightweight vehicle, slow down when water is on the road. Should hydroplaning occur, let off the gas and do not apply the brake or turn the wheels. Once the car slows down and retains traction once more, steer and brake accordingly. Ice Ice is a problem that plagues drivers when the temperature drops. While some ice can be detected on the roadway, thin sheets of ice blend in with the asphalt and are known as “black ice.” Black ice can be undetectable until a car begins to skid. Many people have trouble driving on icy roads. In fact, winter conditions often lead to accidents. More than 500 fatalities were attributed to snowy, icy roads in the 2008-2009 winter season in the U.S. It is important to make some modifications to a vehicle if driving on ice will be commonplace this season. At the least, proper tire inflation is important to maintain traction. Tires should also be checked for tread, as bald tires will do little to grip the road. Individuals who want even more protection should consider switching to snow tires for the winter. These tires are made from a softer rubber so they can better grip the road. They may also feature a different tire tread for even more traction. Snow chains can be used to offer greater grip. However, speeds will have to be greatly reduced when chains are in place. Reducing speed is helpful when driving in an inclement condition, including on ice. It helps a driver to better correct a situation and react. If skidding is experienced, gently steer in the direction of the skid without applying the brakes. When traction is resumed, slow down and correct the car. Heavy Snow Driving in snow is different from driving on ice, but they share some similarities. Snow can be melting and freezing on roads simultaneously, depending on whether salt and sand have been applied by road service personnel. Therefore skidding from hydroplaning and ice may occur. Another hazard from snow is reduced visibility. Driving under blizzard conditions is very dangerous. Wind and snow can cause white-out

situations, essentially wiping out any visibility. In these instances, a driver should pull over to a safe area and wait out the storm. Some people experience trouble with snow accumulation on roads that have not been plowed. A lowerprofile car with smaller tires may not be able to navigate through snow drifts and end up getting stuck. This can prove dangerous if the car stalls in the middle of a road where visibility is poor. The best advice for driving in snow is to assess the situation. If it is falling heavily, it can be safer to stay home. If a person must drive, reduce speed and leave a very large buffer zone between the vehicles to allow for emergency stopping. When approaching intersections or stop signs, begin braking early to prevent skidding through. Also, be extremely cautious of other vehicles, as they may be experiencing trouble stopping as well.

5 ways to ensure your older car costs less to keep running
(ARA) – Which is cheaper – a monthly car payment for a new vehicle that will almost certainly have lower maintenance and repair costs than an older car? Or keeping on top of regular maintenance and repair of an older car, and saving yourself the monthly car payment? If the numbers are any clue, it would seem more Americans believe holding on to an older car costs less than paying for a new one. The average age of passenger cars is now more than nine years, according to data from R.L. Polk. And the average price of a new car tops $28,000, according to the Federal Trade Commission. What’s more, older cars depreciate less and often cost less to insure. Hanging on to a car – and taking care of it – can definitely save you money versus taking on a new-car payment. The key to maximizing your savings on an old car is actually to spend a little on regular maintenance. That will allow you to avoid more costly, emergency repairs caused by the breakdown of poorly maintained parts. Follow these simple steps to ensure good maintenance helps you avoid expensive repairs: 1. Get to know the owner’s manual. Your owner’s manual will provide vital information on your vehicle’s systems, and should include a maintenance schedule. If you no longer have the owner’s manual or want more detailed maintenance information for your car, you can buy a factory service manual online. Auto parts retailer RockAuto.com sells manuals for $12 to $50 – money well spent if it helps you avoid a repair that costs hundreds or even thousands. 2. Take care of the timing belt. Most cars newer than 20 years old have timing belts that need to be changed, sometimes as often as every 60,000 miles. When the timing belt breaks it may either simply leave the car immobile or, worse, if the car has what the RockAuto.com auto parts catalog calls an “interference engine,” then a broken timing belt will likely cause expensive damage to other engine parts. Look in your owner’s manual to see if your car has a timing belt and when it must be replaced.

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How parents can help teen drivers
(NAPS) – There’s good news for parents of teens who are about to get behind the wheel. Because experts agree that parents can have a tremendous impact on the safety of their teen drivers, AAA has created a new Web site to help parents get involved in their teen’s driver education and training. TeenDriving.AAA.com is designed to be easy to use and provides users with specific information based on where they live and where their child is in the learning process – from preparing to drive (pre-permit) through the learner’s permit and solo driving. Plus, it can help eliminate confusion and guesswork, with everything parents need to know in one place. “Parental involvement is critical in developing safe and prepared teen drivers,” said AAA president and CEO Robert L. Darbelnet. “AAA recognizes the learning-to-drive process can be intimidating, particularly for today’s busy families. TeenDriving.AAA.com is a unique and comprehensive teen driver safety Web site that simplifies the process by offering parents the tools and resources they need as they progress through each stage of the process. This makes what can be a daunting task for parents and teens much easier to manage.” Featured on the site is StartSmart, a series of online newsletters and webisodes based on the National Institutes of Health’s Checkpoints program, which has been scientifically shown to help parents improve teen driver safety and is being offered nationally for the first time. Some of the topics covered in these 18 newsletters and webisodes include: • Nighttime driving • Distracted driving • Alcohol and other drugs • Developing parent-teen driving agreements. The site also offers an online version of the Dare to Prepare workshop and lessons from the motor club’s Teaching Your Teen to Drive coaching program, both of which assist both young people learning to drive as well as their parents. Parents can also find information about their state’s graduated driver licensing (GDL) system, how to select a driving school and finding the right vehicle for their teens. Parents will also learn how to better prepare their teen for common risks and about driving in adverse conditions. In a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, only 25 percent of teens practiced under a variety of conditions, including bad weather and nighttime driving. For more information, visit TeenDriving.AAA.com. And for additional safety tips and for information on other AAA services, visit AAA.com.

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By STEVE MAJOR Sportswriter BRYAN – The Antwerp Archers volleyball team claimed its fourth consecutive Division IV sectional title by beating Edgerton last Saturday in Bryan, 25-7, 2325, 25-14 and 25-20. With the win, Antwerp advanced to face Toledo Christian (18-5 season record) in the Paulding District IV in a match played Tuesday night (results not available at press time). If successful against Toledo Christian, the Archers will play for a district title this Saturday at 3 p.m. at Paulding against the survivor of Pettisville-Edon. The win over Edgerton is a positive start to the post-season and enabled the Archers to improve to 20-3 overall record. But, at times, Antwerp struggled against the Bulldogs and it wasn’t the kind of effort that will allow a long tournament run when facing better teams like Toledo Christian. “We came out strong in the first game; we were fired up and ready to go. But we lost our intensity in the second game and Edgerton picked it up. Games three and four

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were OK, but we are still not playing our top game,” said Amy Hammer, Antwerp’s coach. Hammer thought illnesses and a long layoff between matches were some of the reasons for her team’s performance. “We had a week off since the last matches and that gets you out of your routine. And at tournament time, every team is fighting and Edgerton came in ready to play,” said Hammer. “Also, we have had several girls out sick the last few weeks and their legs are still recovering and their timing was off,” added the Antwerp coach. But one solid throughout the whole season has been the play of a trio of seniors – Taylor Vail, Toni Winslow and Loni Walk. Vail again played big in the front row with 35 for 39 hitting for 22 kills and six blocks. Walk was 98 for 100 setting and 37 assists. Winslow put together a good all-around game on 34 of 37 hitting for 12 kills, 13 digs and 26 of 26 serving. Antwerp is very familiar with Toledo Christian having beaten that team last year in the district finals. “They have a good setter who also tips the ball well. Plus they have a good middle hitter. We remember both of them from last year,” said Hammer. “We need to shut down the middle hitting and be ready on defense for the tips. Also, we have to hit more consistently against them than we did against Edgerton. We will also have to have good all around hustle,” added the Antwerp coach.

Football
Antwerp .............57 Ayersville............22 Bluffton..............49 Paulding ............24 Fairview .............28 Wayne Trace .......14

Volleyball
DIV. III SECTIONAL Coldwater def. Paulding ..............25-17, 25-22, 25-18 DIV. IV SECTIONAL Antwerp def. Edgerton.....25-7, 23-25, 25-14, 25-20 Wayne Trace def. Ottoville ..........25-22, 25-24, 25-22
The Antwerp Archer volleyball team won its fourth straight D-IV Sectional title last Saturday in Bryan by besting Edgerton in four games.  Archers advance to play this week in the Paulding Districts against Toledo Christian. The

By KEVIN WANNEMACHER Sportswriter VAN WERT – It wasn’t easy, but Wayne Trace rallied for a 25-22, 26-24 and 25-22 win over Ottoville in Division IV Sectional final volleyball action at Lincolnview on Saturday. Sarah Feasby had 14 kills to lead the Raiders with Taylor Baumle adding seven and Krystal Wannemacher chipping in five. Ottoville jumped on top early on in each of the three sets, posting a 9-4 advantage in set one. Two Baumle kills and slams by Janelle Davis and Rebecca Habern helped Wayne Trace rally for a 10-9 lead. “We started slow in all three games today,” noted Raider head coach Sara Pugh. “We have to come out ready to play and can’t afford to have slow starts like we did today.”

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After the Big Green rallied for a 12-11 lead, a Feasby kill and a pair of Davis aces gave the red, white and blue a 15-12 advantage. With the lead at 1715, the Raiders picked up kills by Feasby, Baumle and Carlee Sinn along with a Kari Myers ace for a 22-16 margin. Ottoville closed to within 2422 on a Natasha Kaufman slam before a block for the gamesealing point by Davis gave the Raiders the win. “It was big to get the first win,” Pugh noted. “It gave the girls confidence and got momentum on our side.” However, the Big Green looked to take control in set two. Ottoville scored the first eight points, using a pair of aces by Kaitlyn Ditto and kills from Natasha Kaufman and Tonya Kaufman. Wayne Trace then slowly chipped away at the deficit. The Raiders got to within 15-10 on a Davis kill and pulled to within 18-16 on a Feasby slam. After a kill by Ottoville’s Abby Siefker, two Feasby points and a Wannemacher block for a point evened the contest at 19-19. The Big Green responded with four straight points, two of which came on Natasha Kaufman kills, to take what appeared to be a commanding 23-19 advantage. Wayne Trace had other ideas. Two Big Green hitting errors, a kill by Baumle and three more Ottoville mistakes gave Wayne Trace a 25-24 advantage. Myers then sealed the victory with an ace to put the Raiders in control in the match. “That was big for us to come back like that,” Pugh said of the second set. “I think that really lifted us up but we can’t dig ourselves holes like that either.” Game three was very similar to the first two. Ottoville jumped on top 11-5 only to see the Raiders rally. Kills from Habern, Feasby and Wannemacher pulled the Raiders within 12-11. After a Tonya Kaufman ace to put the Big Green on top 1411, Wayne Trace answered with a 6-2 run to take a 17-16 lead. The run was capped by a dig/save from the trio of Kelsey Heck, Davis and Baumle that kept the rally going and led to a Sinn slam. “We did a good job of getting to a lot of balls,” Pugh continued. “The girls really played hard today and gave it everything they had.” With the Big Green leading 20-18, the Raiders picked up a Davis kill, a Sinn ace and two Feasby slams for a 23-20 advantage. After Ottoville pulled to

Cross Country
DIV. III DIST. 1 Boys meet – Delta 1st............34 Antwerp 10th ....249 W.Trace 12th .....323 DIV. III DIST. 2 Girls meet – Fairview 1st .......42 Antwerp 6th.....117 Paulding 7th ....193 DIV. II Boys meet – Shawnee 1st......66 Paulding 13th ...383

Sports schedule – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29
Football: Antwerp hosts Holgate; Paulding hosts Crestview; Wayne Trace hosts Ayersville SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 – Cross Country: Regionals at Tiffin Volleyball: Div. IV Districts – Finals at 3 p.m., played at Paulding; Finals at 3 p.m., played at Coldwater

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Wayne Trace’s Janelle Davis #5 sets for Sarah Feasby against WAYNE TRACE Ottoville in sectional play. within 24-22, Feasby then iced the sectional championship with a slam to give the Raiders the victory. “This was a total team effort,” Pugh concluded. Davis and Sinn also had three slams each. Davis led Wayne Trace with five aces with Myers adding two. Sinn also had one for the Raiders. Davis chipped in with 27 assists as well. Kelsey Heck led the Raiders with 15 digs followed by Myers (nine), Jalyn Egnor (eight) and Abbey Linder (six). Natasha Kaufman recorded 11 kills for the Big Green while Siefker picked up six. Megan Bendele (three), Jamie Rieger (two), Tonya Kaufman (four) and Gayle Rayman (one) also had slams. Natasha Kaufman also had two aces as did Ditto for the Big Green while Bendele, Tonya Kaufman and Rieger all had one.

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Junior High Football – Wayne Trace moved to 7-0 with a 52-0 win over Holgate. Jacob Arend scored four touchdowns for the Raiders with Tyler Showalter adding three. Kyler Showalter picked up the other score. Jacob Dings, Tyler Showalter, Kyler Showalter and Corey Davis also had two-point conversions for the Raiders.

Panthers place 4 on NWC team

The Northwest Conference recently announced its 2010 all-league volleyball teams with four Paulding players being named to the squad. Paulding’s Jessica Farr was one of seven girls named to the all-NWC First Team. Garnering Second Team honors was Paulding’s Kristen Beck. The Panthers’ Ashley Myers and Mesa Pracht received Honorable Mention honors.

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Wayne Trace’s Sarah Feasby #18 gets up high to spike the Taylor Baumle spikes for the Raiders against Ottoville. With the win, Wayne Trace advanced ball as it comes down after a set, against Ottoville. to face Marion Local in Div. IV Districts.

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Paulding’s Daniele Guarnaschelli,  leads a Bryan runner Wayne Trace’s Lindsey Matthews ran in fourth position most of Antwerp’s Dylan Crawford races to the finish at Ottawa and the race and finished fourth in the DIII District Cross Country Meet across the finish line in the DII District Cross Country Meet at qualifies for the Regional Meet on Saturday at Tiffin. Ottawa. at Ottawa.
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Div. II Cross Country

Trio of runners advance to regionals
By KEVIN WANNEMACHER Sportswriter Antwerp’s Dylan Crawford and Vanessa Gordon and Wayne Trace’s Lindsey Matthews all advanced to regional cross country competition after placing in their respective district meets on Saturday. Crawford took 11th in the Division III boys race at Ottawa with a time of 17:14 to advance. As a team, Antwerp finished in 10th place while Wayne Trace was 12th. Other blue and white finishers were Joe Hilton (53rd, 19:17), Zack Kimmel (67th, 19:47), Nick Berry (68th, 19:49), Colin Krick (69th, 19:56), Andrew Ehlinger (73rd, 20:30) and Isaac Reinhart (75th, 20:52). Andre Spinner led Wayne Dennis Saam/Paulding County Progress Trace by taking 46th in 18:51 Archer teammates Harlee Hudson and Vanessa Gordon run side by side during the DIII District with Eli Cook finishing 56th in Cross Country Meet. Vanessa finished 16th and qualified for the regional meet. 19:29. Colton Bidlack (81st, 23:25), Brandon Zartman (82nd, 23:25), Kenny Ganter (83rd, 23:30) and Logan Fast (84th, 23:40) completed the Raider runners. Matthews advanced to the regional meet after finishing fourth in 20:56 at the district race. Gordon also moves on with a 16th place finish in the district and a time of 21:57. Matthews, Gordon and Crawford all will run on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Hedges Boyer Park in Tiffin. Crawford is scheduled to run at 11:05 a.m. while Matthews and Gordon will hit the starting line at 1:20 p.m. As a team, Antwerp finished sixth and Paulding took seventh in the meet. Rounding out the Antwerp participants were Alaine Wetli (27th, 23:05), Harlee Hudson (30th, 23:12), Sierra Short (41st, 23:40), Katie English (42nd, 23:50), Ellise Wetli (49th, 24:32) and Jessie Marlin (57th, 25:34). Amanda Hill took 24th for Wayne Trace in 22:52 and Brook Wilcox was 51st in 25:05. Sarah Nardone led Paulding by crossing the line in 23:13, good for 32nd place. Completing the list of Panther runners were Abby Pease (43rd, 23:50), Melissa Durham (59th, 26:32), Cece Weidenhamer (62nd, 27:21), Megan MacFarlane (64th, 28:13) and Taylor Farr (65th, 28:15). In Division II at Ottawa, the Paulding boys finished 13th as a team. Daniel Guarnaschelli led the way for the Panthers by taking 54th in 18:39 while Travis Jones was 68th in 19:15. Other maroon and white runners included Andrew Layman (86th, 21:12), Nicholas Flint (87th, 21:22), Storm Dunakin (88th, 21:34), Trenton Bradford (89th, 24:37) and Brett Mason (90th, 25:02).

Apaches hold off Raiders
By KEVIN WANNEMACHER Sportswriter SHERWOOD – In a battle of two teams looking to get victory number five, it was host Fairview who held on to post a 28-14 win over Wayne Trace in Green Meadows Conference football action Friday evening. The Apaches move to 5-4 overall and 5-1 in the league with an outside chance to still get a portion of the league crown. Tinora remained unbeaten at 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the conference with a win over Holgate on Friday but the Rams must beat Edgerton this week to claim the outright title. Wayne Trace falls to 4-5 in all games and 3-3 in the conference. Fairview struck first in the contest, using a two-yard touchdown by Brock Mosier to get on the board. The play was set up by a 69-yard pass from Mosier to Willy Flanary on the preceding play. The Apaches struck again on their next possession. Mosier hooked up with Matt Tobin on a 33-yard pass play to give Fairview a first down at the Raider 43. Three plays later, the duo hooked up on a 43-yard touchdown pass that pushed the black and gold lead to 14-0. Wayne Trace answered on its next possession. The Raiders drove 62 yards, capping the drive on a 10-yard Dylan Horner touchdown run to get the red, white and blue within 14-7 at halftime. “We talked to these kids about coming in and putting up a good hard fight and playing some good defense,” said Wayne Trace head coach Bill Speller. “They bought into the game plan and they did it.” A Jared Sherry interception set up the Raider offense early in the second half and Wayne Trace took advantage. Kim Bickford capped the scoring drive with a six-yard plunge to knot the contest at 14-14. However, special teams would haunt Wayne Trace on the ensuing kickoff. Flanary took the Raider kick and rumbled 83 yards for the touchdown as the Apaches took the momentum and the lead all in one quick play. “That was a big momentum changer,” noted Speller. “We had the momentum and just like that everything changed on a couple of breakdowns.” Wayne Trace was able to move the ball consistently but the inability to finish drives was too much to overcome for the Raiders. Mosier and Tobin hooked up for a 46-yard touchdown pass that sealed the Apache victory. “We need to finish drives on our own,” said Speller. “We had our opportunities tonight. You get down to the six yard line; you’ve got to punch that in. Horner and Bickford did a real nice job running the ball for us and we found a couple of things here and there. I thought our offensive line did a tremendous job.” Mosier finished the night 19 of 33 for 316 yards. Flanary picked up five receptions for 110 yards while Tobin had six catches for 150 yards for the Apaches. Wayne Trace’s Ryne Jerome was 8 of 23 passing for 88 yards. Horner rushed 27 times for 132 yards and one score while Kim Bickford had 61 yards on 14 carries and a touchdown. For the night, the Raiders totaled 250 yards on the ground. Wayne Trace closes the season at Raider Field on Friday when it hosts Ayersville. Jim Bowers/Paulding County Progress The Pilots come into the Wayne Trace’s Jacob Taylor #81 gets up to tip a Fairview pass contest at 3-6 overall and 1-5 in the conference. Ayersville away from the potential receiver last Friday night on the Apaches’ averages just over 13 points home turf. per game while allowing over 35 points a night. The Pilots have dropped their last four games by a combined margin of 212-28 in losses to Edgerton, Hicksville, Tinora and Antwerp.

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Panthers bow out at sectionals
By KEVIN WANNEMACHER Sportswriter VAN WERT – Volleyball sectionals opened across northwest Ohio Tuesday night with Division III action taking place at Van Wert High School. A pair of Midwest Athletic Conference schools picked up victories at the Cougars’ Den as Fort Recovery and Coldwater each advanced to sectional championship action with wins over Fairview and Paulding, respectively. Paulding opened leads in both game one and game two but it was Coldwater who would rally for the win. The lady Cavaliers posted the victory by scores of 25-17, 25-22 and 25-18. The Cavaliers got 15 kills from senior Bethany Werling and ten from Brittanie Niekamp in recording the victory. Erika Hartings also added nine slams for the orange and black. The Panthers led 6-1 in game one but it would be all Coldwater from that point on. The Cavaliers put together a 92 run, highlighted by two aces from Courtney Wellman and blocks by Niekamp and Emily Kahlig, to take a 10-8 advantage. With the lead at 15-12, the Cavaliers picked up two Megan Stose aces and a pair of Werling slams in widening the margin to 19-14. After Paulding pulled to within 19-17, Coldwater finished the set with three Hartings kills and a Wellman ace to seal the 25-17 win. “We were very inconsistent tonight,” noted Panther head coach Todd Harmon. “At times, we played well but then we would have a stretch where we didn’t play very well. Going against a school like Coldwater who is used to tournament success and the pressure that goes with it, we just didn’t handle the situation as well as we would have hoped.” In game two, the Panthers led 22-20 late in the set after a Nicole Gebers kill. However, the Cavaliers scored the game’s last five points, capped by a Macy Reigelsperger slam to ice the 25-22 victory. “Mental mistakes and a lack of mental toughness were costly,” Harmon continued. “That was one of the things we talked about this week but it was the difference in the match.” Game three saw Paulding leading 9-7 after a Mesa Pracht kill. However, it would be the last advantage for the Panthers. Coldwater rallied with four consecutive points and would never trail again as the Cavaliers pulled away for the 25-18 victory. Jessica Farr recorded seven kills for Paulding, which closes the season at 15-7. Pracht added four while Gebers and Ashley Myers picked up three each. Reigelsperger added six kills for Coldwater, who advances with a record of 14-9. Wellman finished with four aces with Stose and Taylor Hess adding three each. Fairview let a game one lead slip away and never recovered in falling by scores of 28-26, 25-18 and 25-12. The Apaches led 20-15 in the first set but rallied for the win. Fort Recovery then used that momentum to cruise to the victories in sets two and three. Sarah Polter led the Apaches with six kills while Meagan Johns added four. Chelsey Bostater and Miranda Steffes each had aces for Fairview, which closes the year 6-17. Holly Brunswick paced the Indians with 15 kills and four aces with Olivia Thien recording a dozen kills and two aces. Kayla Kahlig also had five slams while Shelby Brunswick and Kelsey Fiely picked up four each.

Kayla Owens digs a hit ball for Paulding against Coldwater.

Paulding’s Nicole Gebers bumps to a teammate for the set.

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Archer offense hits high gear in win over Pilots
By STEVE MAJOR Sportswriter ANTWERP – Antwerp broke a five-game losing streak by posting a season high points total in a 57-22 win at Ayersville. The offense was led by a trio of seniors – QB John Brown, wide receiver Shaile Chamberlain and running back Tanner Copsey. Brown connected on 15 of 25 passes for five touchdowns, tying a school record for TD passes in a game set by Brian Billman in 1998. Brown’s 302 yards through the air also ranks him second all-time at Antwerp to Quinn Tempel’s 319 yards in 2007. Chamberlain snagged eight passes for a total of 122 yards and scores of 57, 21 and five yards. Copsey rambled to 119 yards on 22 carries – often making additional yards after the first hit and only going down in gang tackles. The senior running back also tailed on runs of five and one yards. “It was exciting to be on the right side of one of these games,” said Antwerp’s head coach Drew Altimus. “Everyone got in the game and everyone contributed.” “Obviously I was really pleased with the offense. Ayersville loaded the box against us and dared us to pass. They played man-to-man on our outside receivers and this really opened the passing game for us,” explained Altimus. The Antwerp coach had lots of praise for his skilled position players, but he was also very pleased with his offensive line of Angelo Manella, Grant Dunderman, Cody Knapp, Colton Hamman and Justin Bute. “The line never gets much credit, but our guys have been slowly getting better and better. We have had the same five starters all nine games and they will all be back next year. It will certainly be a strength for us,” said Altimus. With his three TD catches, Chamberlain extended his school record to 13 scoring receptions on the year. “Shaile has been our most consistent performer; he is the guy. He is one of the better receivers we, or even the conference, has ever had,” said Altimus. The attention Chamberlain receives from defenses opens up other options for the Antwerp offense. “Other teams have to game plan for Shaile. They put their best guy on Shaile or they double him, which opens things up for other people. He has allowed others like John Brown, Jordan Koppenhofer and Tanner Copsey to have big years,” added Altimus. Brown has also developed into a very effective quarterback. “I’m proud of the way John has controlled the offense and led the team. He has grown up a lot this last year. He is playing at a level above where I

Senior Ashley Myers gets ready to spike the ball for Paulding Mesa Pracht shoots the ball and scores for Paulding in Secagainst Coldwater in sectional volleyball at Van Wert last Tues- tional Volleyball against Coldwater. day.

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By JIM LANGHAM Sportswriter BLUFFTON – One bad quarter was what it took for Bluffton to deny Paulding the opportunity to win a Northwest Conference (NWC) game on Friday night as the Pirates muscled out a 49-24 win over the visiting Panthers. Early on, the Panthers jumped into an 8-0 lead when Anthony Arellano crossed the goal line from the three yard line a little over two minutes into the game. A Drey Gamble two-point run iced the score for Paulding. The Panther defense then fought back Bluffton for the remaining part of the first quarter as the local squad prevailed at the end of the stanza. Things changed, however, halfway through the second quarter when the Pirate attack began to find its way through the Paulding defense. Bluffton’s first tally came with 6:22 left in the half on a two-yard run by Jeremy Basinger and a twopoint conversion consisting of a pass from Hunter Joseph to Jesse Gudakunst. Then, three minutes later, the Pirates struck again, this time on a 12-yard pass from Joseph to Drew Lunginbuhl. Christian Koch’s kick gave Bluffton a 15-8 lead they would never lose. Perhaps the backbreaker came with just 14 seconds in the second quarter when Basinger scored again, this time a two-yard push. Koch’s kick was good again to give Bluffton a 22-8 advantage at the half. “There’s no doubt that that touchdown hurt,” said Paulding head coach Chris Etzler. “The fact that it was so close to the half hurt more. Obviously, it would have been nice to go into the locker room only trailing by one

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1988 GMC Cube Van – 1996 Olds Ciera JD 475 Garden Tractor – Alpha Twin Motorcycle 1996 Olds Ciera SL, clean & sharp, auto, air, 94.450+ mi.. 3100 SF1 V6 Motor, vehicle was bought new by Wayne-- Seller, Ivah Lothamer..... JD X475 Garden Tractor, Hydrostat, 62C mower deck, 201 Hrs. & JD 46 Quick Hitch Snow Blower & JD 25 Gal. Tractor Mt 12V Lawn Sprayer - Seller Bruce C. French, Trustee in Bankruptcy HE AULDINGCase 10-31443.....1988 GMC VanOUNTY dura 3500 Cube Van with 14 ft. Box, Auto.....2003 Hyosung Alpha Twin Motorcycle; 1,211 mi. NASCAR & Scale Models Sports Collectables & Older Toys & Related Including 25 Autographed Cars NASCAR In Cases With Certificates Of Authenticity Plus P.O. Box 180, Paulding • 419-399-4015 P.O. Box 180, Paulding • 419-399-4015 P.O. Box 180, Paulding •Box Replica Models, Toy Tractors &70+ReOther New In 419-399-4015 www.progressnewspaper.org call for free lated - visit our web site www.progressnewspaper.org www.progressnewspaper.org or With Certificates brochure.....70+ Autographed Baseballs Of Authenticity Such As Jim Palmer, Sandy Koufax, Rollie Fingers, Wade Boggs, Harmon Killebrew, Mike Schmidt, Dave Parker, Frank Robinson, Juan Location: 12740 Rd. 111, Paulding, Ohio Marichal, Fred Lynn, Willie Stargell, Tom Seaver, Bob 45879, Northeast of Paulding on Rd 111 Feller, Rod Carew, Paul O'Neill, Al Kaline, Tony Perez, Don Sutton, Boog Powell, Ferguson Jenkins, Warren Spahn, Nice 1.513 acre country lot with a 14’ x 65’ MoSteve Carlton, George Foster, Joe Morgan, Duke Snider, bile Home. This property offers a breezeway atWhitey Ford, Lou Brock, Tony Gwynn, Johnny Bench, tached 28’ x 30’ garage, well, septic & mature Barry Larking, Ken Griffey Jr., Ozzie Smith, trees. If you are looking for affordable county Brooks Robinson, Carl Yastrzemski.....Ned Garver "Touchliving this property may be for you!!! Taxes: ing All The Bases" book; & 2 Rawlings Big Stick Autographed Bats by Harmon Killebrew & 4 Auto$211.86 per ½ year. Terms: 10 % down day of Dan Fowler Dan Tomano graphed Footballs With Certificates Of Authenticity (2) Auction balance due & possession at closing. Gale Sayers, Franco Harris, Deacon Jones & 5 AutoAntwerp Office Paulding Office Contact Bart Westfall at 419-553-0323 for an graphed NHL Hockey Pucks With Certificates Of 112 W. Jackson St 112 W. Main St. appointment to view!! 419-258-1363 419-399-5121 Authenticity (3) Bobby Hull, (2) Gordie Howe.....Older (419) 399-5121 (419) 258-1363 Plastic & Metal Toys including Starsky & Hutch www.shislerinsurance.com *Visit our Website for More Info* Radio Controlled Car; Rosbro plastic red clown with green w hat on wheels; J. Chein & Co Tin Wind Up Duck; Tin Wind www.lelandsmith.com 5c1 William L. 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Auction Facility.....3 Real Estate Parcels Of Randy Ball Estate Sell @ 9 AM, Immediately Followed By Sale Of Personal Property - Real Estate Parcel 1 is 20 acres with buildings located at 08382 Christy Rd., Defiance; Parcel 2 is .8 acre with barn at east edge of JeweIl; Parcel 3 is .75 acre wooded lot, Columbus Ave. Defiance (call for brochure or visit our web site for real estate information).....Personal Property Inspection: 3 - 6 P.M. on Fri. Oct. 29 and beginning at 8:00 A.M. day of Auction.....Forphotos & more detailed list visit our web site ww.gorreIlbrospaulding.com or call for brochure ...... Sellers: Randy A. Ball Estate, Defiance Co. Probate Crt Case 00016326, Daniel N. Wink and 9c1 Christopher Schlegel Fiduciaries; James E. Hitchcock, Attorney - and - Rhetta Yoder and Mary Sloop and Productive Tillable Acreage • Potential Country Building Site Other Consignors .....Gorrell Bros. Auctioneers Don Pet Grooming Gorrell, Larry Gorrell, Aaron Timm, Nolan Shisler, AUCTION LOCATION: De ance Co. Fair Grounds, Hicksville, Ohio. Joseph Barker, Sandra Mickelson, Stephen Sprow Large & Small Directions: From Main Street in Hicksville, Turn south onto Maple Street, (next to McDonalds) and follow to the Fairgrounds Building. We do them all PROPERTY LOCATION: The property is located on the Southeast corner of “Born or Buried – Div orced or Married” Cats & De ance/Paulding County Line Road and Township Road 53. From S.R. 49 Dogs Life Changes...But one thing South of Hicksville, turn East onto the County Line Road and follow to property.

#2653 NEW PRICE! $129,900. 215 S Main, Payne: A home to be proud of. 2284 sq. ft. of oak woodwork, pocket door, wood floors, leaded glass window, Oak staircase, Front covered porch, covered patio in back. 5 Brs., Three bedroom home near the Auglaize River. In great con6 if needed. 2 Baths & so much more. Call Maurie or Elaine. 419dition. Outside is an attached wood deck patio, shade trees and a two car detached garage. $29,500. #325. 263-2523 or 419-769-9090. 821 Greenbriar Ave., Paulding. 3 bedroom, 2 bath home having #2682 415 Orchard Payne: 3 Br. ranch on 60’x 252’lot. Attached C/Air & Heat, vinyl & stone siding, $146,900. #355 garage. Call Maurie. THREE-BEDROOM HOME near the Paulding School and Senior-Center with recent new roof, siding, C/Air & Heat, #2683 5491 RD 72, Payne 2143 sq. ft. + basement. 4 Brs., 2-1/2 plus many new windows. $64,900. #305 SPACIOUS beautiful home with almost 2900 square feet of living Baths. C/A, FP, all on 2 acre lot. $184,900. Call Maurie. 419-263area, large attached garage and 14’x38’ workshop. Some of the 2523 or 419-769-9090 many features are separate family rm., living rm., formal dining rm., fireplace, 3 bdrms. 2 & 1/2 baths, sunroom for year around use, lots of storage, brick exterior, concrete driveway, trees, pond and #2686 27 PRIME BUILDING LOTS IN YOUNG ACRES SUBalmost 2 acres. Located near the Paulding hospital. #326 DIVISION. City water, sewage, paved streets, street lights. Call SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME with partial basement located Maurie. 419-263-2523. near downtown Paulding, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, living room, family room and lots of space. #317 #2704 6801 Rd 47, Payne: Spacious 3 Br., 2 Bath ranch built “INVESTORS & INCOME SEEKERS” 2000. Call Becky. 419-769-1157 Side by Side Duplexes. Priced at $69,000 each. 3 separate units available. #309 #2712 621 Plainfield Payne: 1878 sq ft. in this 3 Br., 1-1/2 Bath Stately 1 1/2 story 4 bedroom home with beautiful woodwork and wood floors, formal dining room, many closets and a 2 car ranch. Immediate possession. Motivated Seller. $79,900. Call detached garage. Located in Antwerp on South Main. #308 Maurie. 419-263-2523 or 419-769-9090 10 ACRES NE of Paulding with pond, two large pole buildings, trees at rear and space to build your new home. #331 #2707 110 N High, Antwerp: Secluded lot 14.480 Acres located near Paulding’s west side at the interwith 3 Br., 1 1/2 Baths. Full Basement. FP. section of State Route 111 and State Route 500. Village water NICE! Call Don. available. Acreage can be split. #334 Owner will consider your offer for this home located in Paulding #2701 5117 Riverview Dr. Payne: All on corner lot with detached garage. #314 painted inside & out, New drywall & oak COUNTRY 10 ACRES: 3 bedroom 2 bath home with 2 car attached garage, pond, trees, 30x36 pole barn, & 12x18 tool shed located NW trim, immediate possession. $76,500. of Paulding. $154,900 #306 Call Maurie or Elaine. 419263-2523 or 419-769-9090 Four-Bedroom home with with many updates including roofing, windows, heating, electrical, floor covering and most #2698 7288 SR 500, Payne: NEW PRICE. $59,900. 3 Brs., 2 windows. $49,900. #321 Baths. C/A, nice garage. Call Maurie. 419-263-2523 or 419-7693-bdrm. home having new roof shingles and windows installed 9090. within the last three years. The home has been well maintained, has a sunroom, a spacious living room, hardwood under carpet#2696 NEAR SR 24 Exchange. 15925 SR ed floors, and more for you to see. Located at 720 Miller Parkway Dr., Paulding. Listed at $64,900. #323 111, Paulding PERFECT READY TO MOVE INTO. ALL REMODELED. 1841 Please call SQ. FT. 3 Br., 2 Bath ranch on 2.489 wooded acres/pond. 40’x26’ pole barn. Call Maurie or Elaine. 419-263-2523 or 419-769-9090. Carolyn Straley 419-399-3721 or Rudy Straley 419-39-3721 #2691 16684 RD 100, Paulding: LoJean Cramer - Woodring - 419-399-4676 cated on dead end road with lots of priEmail us at straleyrealestate@windstream.net or vacy. WT Schools but Paulding across see us on the web at www. straleyrealestateinc.com the road. 5 + acres with creek. 3 Br., 2 Bath ranch. 1624 sq. ft./attached garage & barn. $96,900. Call Maurie. 419-263-2523 or By Order COUNTY 419-769-9090 HE PAULDING COUNTY THE PAULDING of U.S. Bankruptcy Court T Mobile Home on 1.5+/- Acres PUBLIC AUCTION Need Health Insurance??? Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 @ 4:00 PM
Three Bedroom Home situated on 1.1886 Acres near Pauldng’s Shopping Center. The owner has recently installed new roof shingles, replaced almost all windows, refinished hardwood floors and more. There’s also fresh paint inside and a partial basement and attached garage. $89,000. #301 3 bedroom one story home, pond, situated on almost 1 & 3/4 acres north of Paulding. #319

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1:00 – 2:00......226 Fairground Dr., Paulding – S. Williams St. to Fairground Dr: 3-4 bdrm house w/2.7 acres, pond, barns, fence. Adjacent lots sold separate or together. Motivated Seller!...............................................................$109,000

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1:00 – 2:00......321 N. Cherry St., Paulding – US 127 to Garfield then W to Cherry St.: Lg 5 Bdrm 2 Bath Home on Corner Lot. Large Open Rooms, Priced to Sell..................................................................$60,000 2:15 – 3:00......211 W. George St., Paulding – N. Williams to George, then W 2-1/2 blocks: immaculate 2 Bdrm Home w/many updates incl. roof, windows, flooring, etc. Motivated Seller!..........................$65,000 2:30 - 3:30 New Listing 13200 US 127, Paulding - Country home N of Pldg 1 mi: 3 bdrm home w/partial basement.....................................$85,000

3:15 - 4:00 421 W. Perry St., Paulding - From downtown, W. 4 blocks on Perry: Neat & clean 4 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath home w/ C/A, F/P, fenced yard, shed, many updates throughout..................................................$69,900 3:45 - 4:15 ....312 E. Caroline St., Pldg - Williams St. to Caroline, E 2 blocks: 2 bdrm home w/ lg 2 car attached garage, separate workshop area ......................................................................................................................$62,000

4:15 - 5:00 609 Lincoln Ave., Paulding - N. Williams to Baldwin Turn E then S on Lincoln: 3 bdrm home w/ fireplace, det. Two car garage .......................................................................................................$46,500 Hosted By: Don F. Gorrell / Joe DenHerder

4:15 - 5:00 ....709 Flat Rock Dr., Paulding - From downtown, E on Jackson to Flat Rock then N 1/4 mile. 3 Bdrm home w/ lg bath & open living area. Updates incl. roof & windows.....................................................$65,900

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2006 6x12 Cargo express trailer. Side & ramp door $2,000. 419-3999p5 9719. whirlpool dishwasher - white, 2 years old, works great, excellent shape. also: microwave, treadmill, filter for water line. 419-399-4539 9p2 firewood for sale seasonal firewood, mostly hickory and oak. call 419769-2329 8p2 seasoned firewood for sale. $60 full size pickup load. 419-203-8084 8p2 used furniture: sofa, 2 winged back chairs, 2 leather reddish brown trunks and small table. call 419-3999p1 4930. ask for anna. Central Boiler outdoor furnaCes - Buy now and save big. limited time offer. classic comfort. 6c13 888-296-3875 seasoned firewood 6ctf call 419-587-3518 new queen pillowtop mattress still sealed in original wrapper, $75. call 2607p4 220-1596. $125 queen pillowtop mattress Set, new in plastic. can deliver: 260493-0805. 9p4

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small tree removal and gutter clean out. Free estimates. call 419-399-3167. 9c2 ask for adam. amish ConstruCtion Crew - new construction, reroofing, remodeled barn and houses and additions. 4198c7 953-8215 allen Harruss jet ContraCting: roofing, garages, pole barns, steel siding, concrete. Free esti8p4 mates. 419-296-9107. amish Crew: any type constuction. no job too big or too small. eicher construction. 6ctf 260-849-2489 don’t rake! let us vaCuum your leaves and haul them away. 419-399-5005, 419-769-0994 al Beamer. 419-399-0507 Jim guelde. 6c7 al griffiths ConstruCtion is now bidding on drywalling, drywall finishing, siding and replacement windows. no job too big or too small. call al for a quote 41951ctf 506-2102

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paulding storage Center: now renting storage units. different sizes available. call 419-399-2419 for info. 18ctf now leasing: one & Two bedroom apartments. deposit and lease required. no pets. please call Straley apts. at 419-399-4444 or 35ctf 419-399-3721 BriCk 2 Bdrm home in paulding mini storage paulding. detachted one car units. located at south side garage. includes appliances, of paulding on uS 127.various hardwood floors, nice home. sizes. please call 419-39920ctf $400 plus deposit. contact 4444 or 419-399-3721 kevin Fife, 419-786-9877 9p4 for rent or option to Buy - 3 bdrm. home in cecil. perdito Bay in garage. $400/month. 419- pensaCola, florida. 789-9650. 9p2 vacation home available by 1 room effiCienCy week, month, or season. call apartment in paulding - 419-576-7385 9p2 $275 month, includes utilities. call 419-771-9450. 9c2 niCe & affordaBle ground level 2 bdrm. apt. y e a r s a g o a n t i q u e located 1 mile west of mall, 108 w. main Street, antwerp, ohio. 1-877-337van wert (419) 238-3362, 4276 or 260-385-8799. 9ctf dealers. closed huge apartment for 30+ 27ctf rent - 1,400 sq. ft., uptown Tuesdays. Buy & sell. paulding. $450 mo. call 419769-2962 or 419-399-56328c2 reduCed for rent - 3.3 aCre lot with new moBile home: 3 miles west septiC, well, driveway electric. $27,900. of payne on Sr 613, and nice/clean, 2 Br, no pets, $300 $1,000 down, $279 mo. 8282ctf mo + deposit, 260-705-7594 8c2 884-6627. 1 Bdrm, all eleCtriC, new carpet, great shape, good location, paulding. 419- replaCing footer and 399-4388 or 419-439-28718ctf foundation - basement 3 Bdrm. house in payne. repair floor leveling, roofing. 1st month’s rent plus deposit. call Bill miner 419-596-3018. 1p17 419-786-8628 7c3 Country, 2 Bdrm. house. 1-1/2 bath, attached 2 car garage. available now. Buying Coins, stamp 419-594-2869 7p3 ColleCtions, old toys, room for rent/whole postcards, military items, home in beautiful paulding watches, jewelry, antiques, house; couple okay, no children. includes utilities, long old magazines, estates. 3p7 distance phone, wi-Fi & 419-399-3353 more. $300 mo. + deposit. call Terry 419-3992242or419-770-5267 7p3 young farmers look2 & 3 Bedroom moBile ing for farm land to 8p2 homes for rent in payne rent. 419-786-8324 area. 1st month’s rent plus deposit. 419-786-8628 7c3 1 and 2 Bdrm. apts. the western BuCkeye paulding and payne. esC’s unaudited financial 419-399-5225 anytime. 6c4 statements for the fiscal year 4 Bdrm. upstairs apt. ended June 30, 2010 are in payne. $300 a month. available for public inspection 419-399-5225. 6c4 3 Bdrm. 2 Bath home at the western Buckeye eSc $450 rent or own in fiscal office located at 202 n. Brentwood community next cherry St., paulding, oH 8c2 to vagabond restaurant 419-388-9977. 19ctf

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drummer needed. House of love ministries. $10 per 9c2 hour. 419-796-8718 seCuritas seCurity serviCes usa is currently hiring professional individuals who are energetic and enthusiastic with a desire to succeed for Full and part time security officer positions. previous security or military experience is preferred. interested applicants must be available to work any day any shift. Securitas offers medical, dental & vision, 401k, Free uniforms, and life insurance. you can now apply online at www. securitasjobs.com. please select the Toledonorthwestern ohio tab for opportunities. eoe aa 9c1 m/F/d/v. learn to drive truCk in 20 days! accent of paulding county, 250 dooley drive - paulding, november 3 1:30 – 3:30 pm, www.driveTheBigrigs.com, 9c1 member BBB eoe looking for a BaBysitter for twin 8 month olds. one has minor health issues. Thursday afternoons and other days as needed. call 419-399-3134 for more infor9c1 mation.

2 day yard/garage ChiCago/downtown. sale, oCt. 29 & 30. 805 e. saturday nov. 6. sue wayne st., paulding. BeCk - 419-399-3806. 9p1 10-5pm. push lawn mower, aireator, 20" Sharp Tv, snowmobile helmet, george Foreman grill, bedding, mens & womens clothes and firewood, not split, $40 for all you can odds & ends. 9p1 Huge gS. Tons of baby girl load on a pickup. 4199k1 clothes and adult clothes. lot 399-9125. of other misc. things. 7690 gas dryer (propane) printer for rd. 87 paulding, in $25. $50. BriCeton. fri and sat, Computer 29th-30th; 9am-5pm. 9c1 Swimming pool never multi-family gs: friday, uSed $50. 419-263-2615. oCt.29, 9 – 5 ; saturday, 9k1 oCt.30, 8 – 5; Saving the best for last…Something for everyone from baby items, clothes all sizes, computers, The Quickest Way tv, nursing uniforms, tools, Home interior, greeting cards, to and much more. 13754 rita street, paulding. 9p1 Become Extinct is gs saturday 10/30 9:003:00 at mike and deedi to NOT Advertise miller's 9167 rd 177, oakwood. kids clothes, bedding, toys, and lots of miscellaneous items! 9p1

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SKY BANK, MORTGAGE LOAN D E PA RT M E N T, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD R. CLINE, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 132. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the 18th day of November, 2010 at 10:05 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 6438 County Road 8, Antwerp, Ohio 45813 Parcel Number: 1101-003-02 Said premises appraised at One Hundred Eighty-nine Thousand and No/100 ($189,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. 7c3 Harrow Paulding County, Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Robert H. Young, Attorney for Plaintiff SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. TRAVIS S. YOUTSEY, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 139. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the 18th day of November, 2010 at 10:00 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 202 South Harrison Street, Grover Hill, Ohio 45849 Parcel Number: 2610-006-00 Said premises appraised at Twentyfour Thousand and No/100 ($24,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than twothirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. 7c3 Harrow Paulding County, Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Jennifer E. Powers, Attorney for Plaintiff SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. THOMAS J. RUNYON, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 159. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the Second day of December, 2010 at 10:05 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 9969 Road 24, Scott, Ohio 45886 Parcel Number: 0528S-008-00 Said premises appraised at Forty-five Thousand and No/100 ($45,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. Harrow Paulding County, 8c3 Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Jill L. Fealko, Attorney for Plaintiff SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: TEACHERS CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. CYNTHIA HAINES, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 206. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the Second day of December, 2010 at 10:00 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 11433 State Route 613, Paulding, Ohio 45879 Parcel Number: 2826-007-00 Said premises appraised at Fifty-one Thousand and No/100 ($51,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. Harrow Paulding County, 8c3 Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Marc F. Warncke, Attorney for Plaintiff SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MARY LAWSON, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF LARRY E. BRILL, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 209. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the Second day of December, 2010 at 10:10 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 13880 Road 3, Antwerp, Ohio 45813 Parcel Number: 1131S-011-00 Said premises appraised at Forty-eight Thousand and No/100 ($48,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. Harrow Paulding County, 8c3 Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Lori N. Wight, Attorney for Plaintiff NOTICE OF ELECTION ON TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATION Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the COUNCIL of the VILLAGE of ANTWERP, Ohio, passed on the 17th day of May, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the GENERAL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NOVEMBER, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of ANTWERP VILLAGE, for the purpose of CURRENT EXPENSES. Tax being A RENEWAL OF A TAX OF 1 MILL at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 NOTICE OF ELECTION ON TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATION Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the TRUSTEES of the TOWNSHIP of AUGLAIZE, Ohio, passed on the 26th day of July, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the GENERAL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NOVEMBER, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of AUGLAIZE TOWNSHIP for the purpose of PROVIDING AMBULANCE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. Tax being A RENEWAL OF A TAX OF 0.9 MILL at a rate not exceeding 0.9 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.09 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 NOTICE OF ELECTION ON TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATION Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the TRUSTEES of the TOWNSHIP of CARRYALL, Ohio, passed on the 12th day of July, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the GENERAL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NOVEMBER, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of CARRYALL TOWNSHIP, for the purpose of PROVIDING AMBULANCE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. Tax being A REPLACEMENT OF A TAX OF 0.5 MILL at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair of NOVEMBER, Brenda J. Crawford, 2010, the question of Director levying a tax, in Dated: 10/7/2010 excess of the ten mill NOTICE OF limitation, for the benELECTION ON efit of HAVILAND TAX LEVY IN VILLAGE, for the EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMI- purpose of CURRENT EXPENSES. TATION being A Notice is hereby given Tax that in pursuance of a RENEWAL OF A Resolution of the TAX OF 3 MILLS at TRUSTEES of the a rate not exceeding 1 TOWNSHIP of mill for each one dolCARRYALL, Ohio, passed on the 12th day lar of valuation, which of July, 2010, there amounts to $0.30 for will be submitted to a each one hundred dolvote of the people at lars of valuation, for 5 the GENERAL years. Election to be held at The polls for the electhe regular places of tion will open at 6:30 voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NOVEM- a.m. and remain open BER, 2010, the ques- until 7:30 p.m. on tion of levying a tax, election day. in excess of the ten By order of the Board mill limitation, for the of Elections, of benefit of CARPaulding County, RYALL TOWNOhio SHIP, for the purpose Stanley D. Harmon, of MAINTAINING Chair AND OPERATING Brenda J. Crawford, CEMETERIES. Director Tax being A Dated: 10/7/2010 REPLACEMENT OF A TAX OF 0.6 NOTICE OF MILL at a rate not ELECTION ON exceeding 0.6 mill for TAX LEVY IN each one dollar of val- EXCESS OF THE uation, which amounts TEN MILL LIMIto $0.06 for each one TATION hundred dollars of val- Notice is hereby given uation, for 5 years. that in pursuance of a The polls for the elec- Resolution of the tion will open at 6:30 TRUSTEES of the a.m. and remain open TOWNSHIP of until 7:30 p.m. on JACKSON, Ohio, election day. passed on the 22nd By order of the Board day of July, 2010, of Elections, of there will be submitted Paulding County, to a vote of the people Ohio at the GENERAL Stanley D. Harmon, Election to be held at Chair the regular places of Brenda J. Crawford, voting on Tuesday, the Director 2nd day of NOVEMDated: 10/7/2010 BER, 2010, the question of levying a tax, NOTICE OF in excess of the ten ELECTION ON mill limitation, for the benefit of JACKSON TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TOWNSHIP for the TEN MILL LIMI- purpose of FIRE PROTECTION. TATION Tax being A Notice is hereby given RENEWAL OF A that in pursuance of a TAX OF 0.6 MILL at Resolution of the a rate not exceeding COUNCIL of the 0.6 mill for each one VILLAGE of HAVI- dollar of valuation, LAND, Ohio, passed which amounts to $0.06 for each one on the 12th day of hundred dollars of valJuly, 2010, there will uation, for 5 years. be submitted to a vote The polls for the elecof the people at the tion will open at 6:30 GENERAL Election a.m. and remain open to be held at the regu- until 7:30 p.m. on lar places of voting on See LEGALS, page 10B Tuesday, the 2nd day

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Thousand and No/100 ($45,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. 9c3 Harrow Paulding County, Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Melissa N. Meinhart, Attorney for Plaintiff LegaL Notice Paulding County Agricultural Society will be holding its annual meeting on W e d n e s d a y , November 10, 2010 at 9c1 7:30 p.m.

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election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 Notice oF eLectioN oN taX LeVy iN eXceSS oF tHe teN MiLL LiMitatioN Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the couNciL of the ViLLage of MeLRoSe, Ohio, passed on the 21st day of June, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of MeLRoSe ViLLage, for the purpose of cuRReNt eXPeNSeS. Tax being a ReNeWaL oF a taX oF 3.3 MiLLS at a rate not exceeding 3.3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.33 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of MeLRoSe ViLLage, for the purpose of PRoViDiNg aND MaiNtaiNiNg FiRe aPPaRatuS, aPPLiaNceS aND FiRe PRotectioN. Tax being a ReNeWaL oF a taX oF 0.6 MiLL at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.06 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 Notice oF eLectioN oN taX LeVy iN eXceSS oF tHe teN MiLL LiMitatioN Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the BoaRD oF couNty coMMiSSioNeRS of the couNty of PauLDiNg, Ohio, passed on the 26th day of July, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of PauLDiNg couNty, for the purpose of cuRReNt eXPeNSeS. Tax being aN aDDitioNaL taX oF 2 MiLLS at a rate not exceeding 2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.20 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 Notice oF eLectioN oN taX LeVy iN eXceSS oF tHe teN MiLL LiMitatioN Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the couNciL of the ViLLage of PayNe, Ohio, passed on the 14th day of June, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of PayNe ViLLage, for the purpose of PRoViDiNg aND MaiNtaiNiNg MotoR VeHicLeS, coMMuNicatioN aND otHeR equiPMeNt uSeD DiRectLy iN tHe oPeRatioN oF a PoLice DePaRtMeNt, oR tHe PayMeNt oF SaLaRieS oF PoLice PeRSoNNeL, oR tHe PayMeNt oF tHe coSt iNcuRReD aS a ReSuLt oF coNtRactS MaDe WitH otHeR PoLiticaL SuBDiViSioNS iN oRDeR to oBtaiN PoLice PRotectioN. Tax being a RePLaceMeNt oF a taX oF 1 MiLL at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 Notice oF eLectioN oN taX LeVy iN eXceSS oF tHe teN MiLL LiMitatioN Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the couNciL of the ViLLage of PayNe, Ohio, passed on the 14th day of June, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of PayNe ViLLage, for the purpose of equiPPiNg aND MaiNtaiNiNg oF aMBuLaNce, PaRaMeDic, oR otHeR eMeRgeNcy MeDicaL SeRViceS. Tax being A RePLaceMeNt oF a taX oF 0.5 MiLL at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 Notice oF eLectioN oN ScHooL iNcoMe taX Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the Board of education of the Wayne trace Local School District, County of Paulding, Ohio, passed on the 12th day of april, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people of the Wayne trace Local School District at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting, on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying an annual income tax of three-quarters of one per centum (0.75%), on the school district income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the WayNe tRace LocaL ScHooL DiStRict, to renew an income tax expiring at the end of 2011, for 5 years, beginning January 1, 2012, for the purpose of cuRReNt eXPeNSeS. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010 IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO THE UNION BANK COMPANY, Plaintiff vs STEVEN L. FENTER, et al., Defendants Case No: CI-10-245 Legal Notice Jane Doe, unknown spouse, if any of Steven L. Fenter, real name and address unknown, will take notice that Jerry M. Johnson, Attorney for The Union Bank Company, did on the 15th day of September, 2010, file a Complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Paulding County, Ohio in Case Number CI-10-254 asking foreclosure on the hereinafter described real estate, located at: 22581 Road 122 Oakwood, Ohio 45873 PARCEL NO. 08-22022-00 A complete legal description of the parcel may be obtained from the Paulding County Recorder. The person above mentioned will further take notice that she has been made party defendant to said Complaint and that she is required to answer the same on or before twenty-eight (28) days from the last publication of this notice. 9c3 Respectfuly sumitted, HUNT & JOHNSON, LLC By: Jerry M. Johnson SCR#0006509 Attorney for Plaintiff The Union Bank Company 400 W. North Street Lima, Ohio 45801 Telephone: (419) 2221040 Notice oF DeLiNqueNt utiLity accouNtS 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 are delinquent and past due. If delinquent charges are not paid within fifteen (15) days after 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 properties from and after the date of entry. The list of property owners and lot description is as follows: Michael H. Gonzales Lot 101 W47’ & Lot 102 E21’, Noneman Emerald Acres, Allotment #3 Paulding 9c1 Village SHeRiFF’S SaLe oF ReaL eState General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: THE STATE BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. MARILYN R. ORDWAY, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 146. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the Second day of December, 2010 at 10:20 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 302 East Walnut Street, Oakwood, Ohio 45873 Parcel Number: 1015S-012-00 Said premises appraised at Thirty Thousand and No/100 ($30,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. The appraisal of this property was completed without an interior inspection. Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the appraisers are responsible for the condition of the property at the time the purchaser takes possession. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent down on day of the sale and balance before deed is to be issued. Sheriff David I. 9c3 Harrow Paulding County, Ohio pauldingohsheriff.com Stanley J. Yoder, Attorney for Plaintiff SHeRiFF’S SaLe oF ReaL eState General Code, Section 11681 Revised Code, Section 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY: CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. KELLY R. TEMPLE, ET AL., Defendants, Case No. CI 10 052. Pursuant to an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the East door of the Courthouse in the Village of Paulding, in the above named County, on Thursday, the Second day of December, 2010 at 10:15 o’clock A.M., the real estate located at: 13795 Nancy Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879 Parcel Number: 2351B-121-00 Said premises appraised at Forty-five

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Notice oF eLectioN oN taX LeVy iN eXceSS oF tHe teN MiLL LiMitatioN Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a Resolution of the couNciL of the ViLLage of MeLRoSe, Ohio, passed on the 21st day of June, 2010, there will be submitted to a vote of the people at the geNeRaL Election to be held at the regular places of voting on Tuesday, the 2nd day of NoVeMBeR, 2010, the question of levying a tax, in excess of the ten mill limitation, for the benefit of MeLRoSe ViLLage, for the purpose of PRoViDiNg FiRe PRotectioN. Tax being a ReNeWaL oF a taX oF 1.2 MiLLS at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.12 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years. The polls for the election will open at 6:30 a.m. and remain open until 7:30 p.m. on election day. By order of the Board of Elections, of Paulding County, Ohio Stanley D. Harmon, Chair Brenda J. Crawford, Director Dated: 10/7/2010
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