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                                             VOLUME 7 – ISSUE 39                            Serving All of Paulding County and Surrounding Areas - 419-258-2000                                      WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011

3RD ANNUAL OAKWOOD COMMUNITY                                                              BENEFIT DINNER &                               tian Life Fellowship Church        PAULDING-PUTNAM ELECTRIC COOPERA-
                                                                                          AUCTION FOR MIKE                               in Greentown, IN and love to
WALK FOR DIABETES                                                                         DELAGRANGE                                     testify of God’s goodness and      TIVE: FORWARD INTO THE FUTURE
                                                                                               Mike Delagrange, a gradu-                     “Amazingly, we have ex-
                                                                                          ate of Woodlan High School                     perienced much peace as the
                                                                                          Class of 1988, was diagnosed                   Lord has remained by our side
                                                                                          with stomach cancer in April                   at all times and has filled us
                                                                                          2011. A baseball sized tumor                   with the Truth of His Word.
                                                                                          was discovered in the stom-                    We are so grateful for the
                                                                                          ach and it had gone through                    ‘hands and feet’ of Christ (His
                                                                                          the stomach wall, filling in a                 children who love Him) who
                                                                                          large area above the stomach.                  have reached out and wrapped
                                                                                          After six weeks of chemother-                  us up in His unfailing love,
                                                                                          apy Mike was able to undergo                   agreeing with us that by His
                                                                                          surgery. All of the stomach,                   stripes, we are healed. We are
                                                                                          15% of the liver and 20 lymph                  so thankful to all our friends
                                                                                          nodes were removed. The small                  and family for standing by
                                                                                          intestine was raised up to the                 our side. We love you all so
                                                                                          lower part of the esophagus to                 much!”
                                                                                          reconnect the digestive tract.                     The Benefit Dinner and
                                                                                          All the cancer was removed.                    Auction for Mike Delagrange
                                                                                          Mike will undergo more che-                    will be held on October 1,         By: Sue Knapp                     drive up window and delivery.
                                                                                          motherapy to ensure any stray                  2011, starting at 4:00 p.m. at         Paulding-Putnam Electric      A room has been set up with
                                                                                          cancer cells are killed off.                   Woodlan High School, 17215         Cooperative in Paulding of-       smart boards that can be used
Sandy Seibert and Sally Armstrong were organizers of this
                                                                                               Mike and wife, Christi,                   Woodburn Road, Woodburn,           fered a demonstration and         as a classroom. For example,
event. Pictured with them are the four children with type
                                                                                          have an eight year old daugh-                  IN. There will be live music       tour of their new headquar-       construction students can
1 diabetes, who participated in the event. Sandy is holding
                                                                                          ter and two foster sons: Jaylen,               from 4:00-6:00 p.m., and an        ters. George Carter CEO/          come in and learn the proper
Haylee Schnipke, and with them are (from left) Sarah Lewis,
                                                                                          who is two years old and Dale                  auction at 6:00 p.m.               General Manager started out       way to wire a home.
Avery Stahl and Landon Neate.
                                                                                          who is 17 months. They are                         For more information or        by explaining the new facil-          There is a wind turbine
                                                                                          planning to adopt both boys                    donations, please contact: Jim     ity and the changes. “Pauld-      and solar panel on the prop-
   The 3rd annual Oakwood                               tual walk. All proceeds for       later this year. They currently                and Marie Delagrange 260-          ing-Putnam is a state of the      erty that does produce energy
Community Walk for Dia-                                 this event are donated to         live in Greentown, IN which is                 632-4666; Melissa Freehling        art facility incorporating the    and is used for demonstration
betes was held on Saturday                              the American Diabetes As-         one hour north of Indianapo-         ;        Jeff   latest technologies in energy     purposes.
September 24, 2011. With                                sociation.                        lis.                                           Delagrange      260-493-4495;      efficiency and renewable en-          A demonstration by Peter
over 150 people in atten-                                                                      Mike’s parents are Jim and                Jayne Delagrange jayne.            ergy.”                            Niagu, Energy Advisor for
dance, it was very successful.                             Missing pictures? We           Marie Delagrange of Wood-                               The new facility was built    PPE, can go into a member’s
A free will donation lunch                              have a stack of pictures here     burn. He also has a brother,                                                      with green energy in mind         home and do an audit on how
and raffle prize give-a-ways                            at West Bend News from            Jeff Delagrange, and two sis-                  CORRECTION                         and the introduction of the       to make your home energy ef-
were held following the ac-                                                               ters: Jayne Delagrange and                                                        Smart Meter. Space was added      ficient. He also demonstrated
                                                        previous publications.                                                                                              in for future employees and       the new Smart Meter. They
                                                                                          Melissa Freehling.                                 In last week’s paper, the
                                                                                               Mike and Christi own and                  press release concerning           growth. The floors all have       can bring your bill up and see
                              p   a ir                                                    operate Kehrer Fish Com-                       Chase Stoller should have          outlets for easy access and       day by day how much electric-
                           Re                   Trusted Mechanical                        pany, selling fishing tackle                   read that Chase attends the        can be replaced easily. It was    ity you’re using and figure out
                  b   le
           r   da                                     Repairs                             to bait shops throughout the                   Latty Apostolic Church and         also designed with safety and     if there is a problem. They can
      fo                                                                                                                                 is a member of the Antwerp         security in mind with cam-        tell if a transformer is over-
 Af                                                                                       Midwest. Mike and his family
                COMPLETE CAR/TRUCK REPAIR                                                 are active members of Chris-                   Lutheran Church.                   eras in the parking lots. There   loaded and can make sure the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (continued on page 3)
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OBITUARIES                          He was preceded in death          There will be a private
                                by two brothers: William          family burial services at a                              SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK
   Ernest Elsworth DeCamp,      DeCamp and Warren De-             later date.
96, of Grover Hill, passed      Camp; and nine sisters: Sarah         Donations may be made            “Though I sit in darkness the Lord will be my Light.” —Micah 7:7
away Monday, September 19,      Grunden, Esther Miller, Del-      to Paulding County Humane
2011, at Vancrest Healthcare    lie Pucket, Ethel Long, Bes-      Society or Master Gardeners
Center of Van Wert.             sie Price, Grace Mosier, Lucy     of Paulding. Online condo-
   He was born in Latty         Adams, Velma DeCamp and           lences may be sent to www.           Eddie C. Shuherk, 83, of      brothers: Andrew (Ruth            Hulda Carlisle, Lydia Price
Township in Paulding Coun-      Florence Daniel.                           Cromwell, IN died peace-         Ann) Gillett of Van Wert,         and Faith Taylor.
                                    Funeral Services were at          Louis B. Miller, 57, of       fully, with his beloved wife     Leroy (Barbara) Gillett of            Funeral services will
                                Brickner Funeral Home on          Paulding      County,      died   of 62 years, Barbara Anne        Bryan, OH, and John Gil-          be conducted 11:00 a.m.
                                September 22, 2011, with Rev.     Wednesday, September 21,          (Rhoad), by his side Thurs-      lett of San Diego, CA; two        Wednesday, September 28,
                                Paul Miller officiating. Inter-   2011 at Lutheran Hospital,        day, September 22, 2011.         sisters: Roberta Norling of       2011 at Den Herder Funeral
                                ment was at Middle Creek          Fort Wayne, IN.                      He was born in Al-            Oakwood, OH, and Lulah            Home, Paulding, with Pas-
                                Cemetery in Grover Hill,              We was born on July 30,       len County, Indiana, May         (Dick) Miller of Edon, OH;        tor Mike Harper officiat-
                                OH.                               1954 in Paulding County, OH       28, 1928, a son of the late      eight grandchildren; 21           ing. Burial will be in Hedges
                                    Memorial Contributions        to the late Evelyn M. “Sis”       Charles and Edna (Peffley)       great-grandchildren; and          cemetery, Paulding County.
                                may be made to American           (Ashbaugh) and Berlin L.                                           eight great-great-grandchil-      Visitation is one hour prior
                                Cancer        Society      and    Miller. On January 12, 1974                                        dren.                             to services on Wednesday.
                                American Heart Association.       he married Cheryll (Foust)                                             She is preceded in death          Donations may be made
                                Condolences may be left           Miller.                                                            by her parents; husband;          in memory of Mrs. Verfail-
                                on our website, www.                  He had worked 31 years at                                      a son, David Verfaillie; a        lie to Den Herder Funeral
                                bricknerfuneralhome.              Johns Manville Plant 8 in De-                                      daughter, Virginia S. Schlat-     Home. Online condolences
                                com        or      sent      to   fiance, OH as a shipping su-                                       man; a granddaughter, Lau-        may be sent to www.denher-
ty, OH, June 25, 1915, to Jo-   brick nerf unera lhome@           pervisor. He was a 1972 grad-                                      ra Hasch; and three sisters:
seph Frank and Susan (Gatt-                       uate of Wayne Trace High
shall) DeCamp who both              Rex E. Boroff, 77, of         School; was a member of the
preceded him in death. On
March 10, 1940, in Mt. Ea-
                                Paulding died Saturday, Sep-
                                tember 17, 2011 at Communi-
                                                                  National Corvette Restora-
                                                                  tion Society of Miami Valley
                                                                                                                                     BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
ton, OH, he married Hazel C.    ty Health Professionals Defi-     and Heart of Ohio; was also a
Mosier of rural Middle Point,   ance Area Inpatient Hospice,      Corvette Judge at many Cor-
OH, who proceeded him in        Defiance, OH.                     vette car shows.
death on January 3, 1997.           He was born October 28,           He is survived by his chil-
    He was a lifetime farmer    1933 the son of Clarence and      dren: Amy (Eric) Hohen-           Shuherk. He is also survived
in Latty Township and had       Anna (Hertel) Boroff. On Au-      berger of Walbridge, OH, and      by his sister, Esther Mor-
worked at the Continental       gust 3, 1956 he married Pau-      Brett (Sarah Flynn) Miller of     row; three daughters: Beth
Can Company in Van Wert.        line V. Warner, who survives.     Paulding.                         Seslar, Carol Shuherk and
He was a member of the          He was a US marine veteran            A private family grave-       Cindy Shuherk; six grand-
Paulding County Farm Bu-        and was a self-employed           side service was held. In lieu    children: Eric Seslar, Cas-
reau and the Ohio Farmer’s      farmer. He was retired from       of flowers, memorials may         sandra Daniels, Josh and
Union.                          GM Power Train, Defiance in       be directed to the family for     Luke Parrish, and William
    He is survived by a son,    1981, and was a self-employed     medical expenses. Condo-          and Walker Zupan; and five
Roger (Nancy) DeCamp of         tree trimmer. He was a mem-       lences may be expressed at        great-grandchildren: Cole
Grover Hill; two daughters:     ber of American Legion Post          Seslar, Caitlin and Crosby
Marilyn (Paul) Hoehn of Ot-     #341, Oakwood.                        Arrangements were han-        Daniels, and Emma and            Randi Jones, Linda and Harold Hasch, Anna and John Henry
toville and Diana DeCamp of         He is survived by his wife,   dled by Alspach-Gearhart          Kyia Parrish.                    Kauser bring their animals for a blessing.
Grover Hill; Three grandsons:   Pauline Boroff of Paulding;       Funeral Home & Crematory,             He was a carpenter, a
Larry (Patti) Hoehn of Bur-     four children: Rex (Vicki)        Van Wert, OH.                     restaurateur and an avid
                                Boroff, Jr. of Paulding, Linda        Grace Florence Reynolds,                                          Animals are amazing cre-       Saturday, October 1 at 12:30
lison, TN, Steve (Jeannette)                                                                        sportsman who loved hunt-
Hoehn of Ottoville, and Da-     (Marc) Bloomstein of Las          82, of Paulding died Saturday,                                     ations of God and the feast       p.m. This event recognizes
                                                                                                    ing, golfing, bowling and        of St. Francis of Assisi is the   the important relationship
vid (Heather) DeCamp of San     Vegas, NV, Tanya (Gene) Ty-       September 17, 2011 at Com-        the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Antonio, TX; A great-grand-     ler of Milford, IN, and Jamy      munity Health professionals                                        perfect time to celebrate the     we have with God’s crea-
                                                                                                    Eddie was a U.S. Navy vet-       wonderful       animals—our       tures. The community is
son, Cody Hoehn; Four step-     (Dan) Manson of Paulding;         Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.      eran. He lived a wonderful
great-grandchildren: Eliza-     eight grandchildren; and two          She was born August 19                                         companions in life. St. Fran-     invited to bring their pet(s)
                                                                                                    life and will be missed by all   cis was a 12th century fol-       to St. Paul for a brief wor-
beth and Bill Cook, Kristi      great-grandchildren.              in Hamilton, County, ohio,
                                    He is preceded in death by    the daughter of Avery and         who knew him.                    lower of Christ and lover of      ship service and blessing.
Hasty, and Lauren Calvert;
and a brother, Andrew (Joyce)   his parents; and a sister, Bar-   Maxine (Studer) Kinnett. She          Service was September        creation. St. Paul Lutheran       Treats for animals and their
DeCamp of Grover Hill.          bara Cline.                       was previously employed as        26, 2011 at Antwerp United       Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive       humans will be provided. If
                                                                  an LPN by Paulding County         Methodist Church, 202 E.         in Paulding will celebrate        you have questions, please
                                                                  Hospital.                         River St, Antwerp. Memori-       the feast of St. Francis with     call the church at 419-399-
                                                                      She is survived by her        als are to Disabled American     a Blessing of the Animals on      2320.
                                                                  children: Greg (Janet) Ste-       Veterans, Box 14301 Cincin-
                                                                  vens of Chunky, MS, Steve         nati, OH 45250-0301.
                                                                  (Elda) Martens of Pauld-
                                                                  ing, Vickie (Brian) Carter of
                                                                                                        Condolences and fond
                                                                                                    memories may be shared at
                                                                                                                                              Divine Mercy
                                                                  Payne, Sue (Stuart) Hirsch of
                                                                  Fort Wayne, IN, Robert (Ve-
                                                                                                    com                                    Catholic Parish Mass
                                                                  vette) Kermer of Payne, Mike          Bernetia C. Verfaillie,
                                                                  (Peggy) Martens of Denver,        86, of Paulding died Thurs-        Schedule:
                                                                  CO and Christa Williams of        day, September 22, 2011 at
                                                                  Paulding; 24 grandchildren;       the Lutheran Hospital of In-                 Saturday – 4:00 p.m. – Payne
                                                                  and six great-grandchildren.      diana, Ft. Wayne, IN.                        Sunday – 8:30 a.m. – Antwerp
                                                                      She was preceded in death         She was born March 9,                   Saturday – 5:30 p.m. – Paulding
                                                                  by her parents.                   1925 in Van Wert County                     Sunday – 10:30 a.m. – Paulding
                                                                      Private family burial will    Ohio the daughter of An-
                                                                  be held at a later date. Online   drew T. and Viola Mae (Cot-
                                                                  condolences may be sent to        terman) Gillett. On January                          All You Can Eat
                                                                                                                                       SpaghettiToast & Beverage
                                                                                                    26, 1945 she married Lucien
                                                                                                    A. Verfaillie who preceded
                                                                                                    her in death on November            Salad, Dessert, Texas
                                                                                                    16, 1996. She was a home-
                                                                                                    maker and was previously                         Thursday, September 29
                                                                                                    employed by the Bargain                             5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
                                                                                                    Bin, Koin Laundry and the                      at St. Jacob’s UCC in Payne
                                                                                                    former Grizzly Manufactur-                           Free-will donation
                                                                                                    ing, Paulding.                          Sponsored by Flat Rock Masonic Lodge #580
                                                                                                        She is survived by three           Proceeds to Benet Special Olympics in Ohio

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AFFIRMING OTHERS’                                  the stencils on the workers’         MR. & MRS. NATHAN DOCTOR CELEBRATE                                   LIFE IS DIFFICULT                    wicked; for they bring down
ABILITIES                                          lockers said, “Dr.” and then                                                                                                                   suffering upon me and revile
                                                   the worker’s name.                   50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY                                             Winning the Battle for a             me in their anger (Ps. 55:2-3).
By: Pastor Joel DeSelm,                                What was happening here?                                                                              Generation Column by:                    “There are wicked people
Woodburn Missionary                                The workers in the mainte-                                                                                Rick Jones, Defiance Area            in this world. The psalm-
Church                                             nance department believed                                                                                 YFC                                  ist is aware of it as he writes:
    Several years ago, a Cali-                     their work was important—                                                                                      Every generation has faced      ‘Confuse the wicked, O Lord,
fornia aerospace company                           just like a doctor’s work is im-                                                                          the prospect of calamity and         confound their speech, for I
hired a motivational consul-                       portant. And because some-                                                                                evil. With the onset of media        see violence and strife in the
tant to examine and stimulate                      one affirmed them in such a                                                                               and instant messaging, there         city…” (Ps. 55:9-11).
its work force. The consultant                     way that they saw worth and                                                                               is little down time between an           “Three thousand years
interviewed one of the senior                      value in what they were do-                                                                               event and its impact upon us.        later, it’s the same thing. We
vice presidents who told him                       ing, their productivity and at-                                                                                In his message the Sunday       shouldn’t be surprised. Life
about a particular section                         titude improved.                                                                                          after 9/11, John Huffman said,       is difficult. There are wicked
where production and perfor-                           I believe that success in a                                                                           “Accept the fact that life is not    people in this world. Some-
mance were extremely high.                         business, in a family setting,                                                                            easy and that there are wicked       times the wicked person is
    Turnover and absentee-                         or in a church ministry can                                                                               people in this world.                someone else. Sometimes
ism in this department were                        be realized when each person                                                                                   “In 1978, M. Scott Peck         I’m the wicked person. More
the lowest in the company.                         recognizes that he or she has                                                                             catapulted onto the Ameri-           often there’s a strange alche-
Morale was very high. What                         worthwhile gifts, talents, and                                                                            can literary scene with his          my in which there’s a mix of
seemed to puzzle the execu-                        abilities. But I also believe that                                                                        best-selling book The Road           wickedness and goodness in
tive was the fact that work                        encouragement and affirma-                                                                                Less Traveled. It was labeled a      both the other and in me.
done there was mechanical                          tion are the keys that unlock                                                                             ‘new psychology of love, tra-            “That’s why the apostle
and repetitive.                                    the door to success.                                                                                      ditional values and spiritual        Paul made it so clear in Ro-
    This group of employees                            How can you encourage                                                                                 growth.’ I’m convinced the           mans 3:23 where he wrote:
maintained the pipes in the                        and affirm someone today?                                                                                 key to its success was embod-        ‘for all have sinned and fall
plant. Their job was checking                      Who in your own family can                                                                                ied in the first sentence which      short of the glory of God.’ We
temperatures and pressures.                        you encourage and build up                                                                                simply reads: ‘Life is difficult.’   are all in this boat together!”
The delicacy of the equipment                      today? What work associate                                                                                     “Accept that fact, and              For more information
meant that the pipes had to                        could use some kind words of             Nathan and Carol Doctor         Kent, passed away in 2008.       everything else sort of falls        about the work of Youth
work within strict tolerances                      encouragement?                       of Antwerp celebrated their         They have six grandchildren:     into place. We are fallen            for Christ, you may contact
or expensive damage would                              To whom within your              50th wedding anniversary on         Jennie, Nicholas, Amanda         men and women living in a            Youth for Christ at 419-782-
result. But why was morale so                      church could you jot a note to       September 24, 2011. In honor        and Charlene Resor and Ash-      fallen world. The Psalmist           0656, P.O. Box 111, 210 Clin-
high?                                              encourage them in their min-         of this event, they left for a      ley and Anthony Bradtmuel-       nails it with these words: My        ton Street, Defiance, Ohio
    The consultant visited the                     istry and efforts? If we would       trip to the Gulf Coast on Sep-      ler. They also have two great-   thoughts trouble me and I            43512, or email to: defyfc@
department and the foreman                         develop the habit of encourag-       tember 25, 2011.                    grandchildren: Brionna and       am distraught at the voice of
took him on a tour. The con-                       ing, motivating, and affirming           They have had three chil-       Mercedees Resor.                 the enemy, at the stares of the
sultant noticed that all the                       others, the potential for suc-       dren: Tammy (David) Bradt-              Nathan and Carol live on
workers wore green surgical                        cess and increased effective-

                                                                                                                                                                 Flu Shots
                                                                                        mueller and Cindy Resor,            the farm that has been in the
smocks. He questioned the                          ness would be limitless.             both of Antwerp. Their son,         family for 175 years.
foreman about it.                                      Check out the maintenance
    The foreman explained                          “surgeons” from the Califor-
that he got them from his son,                     nia aerospace company if you         MR. & MRS. ROBERT PHILLIPS CELEBRATE
                                                   don’t believe me.
a cardiovascular surgeon. The                                                           50 YEARS OF MARRIAGE
consultant said, “Oh, I see,

you wear the surgical gowns                        FELLOWSHIP CHURCH OF-
for comfort.”                                      FERS FREE SERVICES
    “No, no!” the foreman said.
“It’s because we are basically
like surgeons… very much
like my son. He takes care of
                                                      Starting October 4th, the
                                                   Fellowship Church will be
                                                   offering FREE blood sugar,
                                                                                                                                                              Flu Shot Clinic
the pipes of the body; we take                     blood pressure, neuropathy,
                                                                                                                                                               Antwerp Exchange Bank
care of the pipes of the plant!”                   and screenings. This free ser-
    “The plant isn’t going to                      vice to the community will
have any breakdowns as long
                                                                                                                                                                305 S. Main, Antwerp
                                                   take place on the first Tues-
as we’re working on its ‘ar-                       day of each month from 9:00
teries.’ We take care of these                     a.m. – 12 noon. The Fellow-
pipes exactly the way a doctor                     ship Church is located across
                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesday, October 4th
takes care of your heart.”                         from the Antwerp Pharmacy
    Upon further investigation                     in Antwerp.
                                                                                                                                                                          9:30 to 11:30 am
the consultant even noticed

                     In Memoriam                                                                                                                               Covered by Medicare Part B
 Time goes on and so does our love for you both.                                                                                                                      (bring your card with you)
            We miss you very much.                                                                                                                             For all others (18 and older) $20
                                                                                            Mr. and Mrs. Robert Phil-       1 great-grandchild: Emerson.
                                                                                        lips will be celebrating their         Robert is self-employed                at time of service
                  Andy Berenyi • 6/13/50 — 9/27/95                                      50th wedding anniversary on         with Phillips Used Tires of
                   Bill Berenyi • 6/17/26 — 6/12/05                                     September 30, 2011. Robert          Antwerp, and Diane retired
                                                                                        Phillips and Diane Stumphy          from BAE Systems of Fort
                                      —The William Berenyi Family                       were married on September           Wayne in 2006.
                                                                                        30, 1961 at Catholic Chapel            Robert and Diane will cel-
                                                                                        U.S. Naval Air Station in Cor-      ebrate their 50th wedding an-
                                                                                        pus Christi, Texas.                 niversary with a family din-          419-399-4080 ~ 800-741-1743
                                                                                            They are blessed with 4         ner hosted by their children.       www .pauldingcountyho spital. com
           Where can you find a helping hand                                             children: Brian (Katherine)
                when you need it most?                                                  of Stony Brook, NY; Kathy
                                                                                        (Don) of Antwerp, OH; Ly-
                                                                                        nette (Steve) of Fort Wayne,
                                                                                        IN; and Bob (Danielle) of
                                                                                        Paulding, OH.
                                                                                            They are the proud grand-
                                                                                        parents of 11 grandchildren:
                                                                                        Thomas, Sarah, Patrick, Brit-
                                                                                        tany (Grant), Taylor, Alexis,
                                                                                        Garrett, Nathan, Emilee, Alex
                                                                                        and Jared. And, they are the
                                                                                        proud great-grandparents of

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                                                                                        transformers can handle the
                                                                                        changes made in your home.
                                                                                           The old facility will be sold.
    REHABILITATION SERVICES                                                             The new building is 72,000
 Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapies
                                                                                        square feet and cost $75 a
                     to learn more call or visit us Online
                                                                                        square foot adding up to five
                                                                                        and one half million dollars.
                                                                                        This cost each member will
                             THE GARDENS                                                see is less than $5.00 a year.
                                                                                           An Open House for the
                                            of Paulding                                 public is scheduled for Fri-
                                                                                        day, September 30, 2011 at
                  199 CR 103, Paulding, Ohio 45879
                                                                                        8:30 a.m. with the ceremony
        Tel: 419-399-4940 Web:
                                                                                        beginning at 9:00 a.m. All are
              Part of the Peregrine Family of Ohio-Based Health Services Communities    invited to attend.
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BAKE SALE & LUNCHEON             OCTOBERFEST IN HICKS-                                                  is what we strive to do; teach    BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT                     at Wayne Trace Jr/Sr High
FOR MISSIONS                     VILLE                                                                  people how to be healthy.”                                               School Lecture Hall. The
                                                                                                            He says stress is a major        Audrey Fay Reuille en-              Presenter of the evening will
    The Mission Ladies of the       St. Michael’s Catholic                                              contributor to a wide range of    tered the world on Septem-             be Rob Cunningham, Ph.D.
Paulding United Methodist        Church of Hicksville is host-                                          ailments that manifest them-      ber 20, 2011 at 2:39 p.m. at           former Director of Disabili-
Church will host their annual    ing their annual Octoberfest                                           selves through the body. Clin-    Community Memorial Hos-                ty Services, BGSU. This pre-
Bake Sale – Soup and Sand-       on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at                                          ical studies have shown that      pital, Hicksville. Audrey              sentation will examine some
wich Luncheon on Thurs-          the church.                                                            mind body techniques can          weighed seven and a half               of the differences in the laws
day, October 13 beginning at        For more information call                                           reduce stress and effectively     pounds and was 19½ inches              that mandate services be
10:00 am. The menu includes      419-542-8202.                                                          enhance a person’s health.        long.                                  provided to students with
sloppy joe and hot dog sand-                                                                            Programs at the Kachmann             Audrey was welcomed                 disabilities, as well as some
wiches; chicken noodle, pota-    PCRTA TO MEET OCT. 3RD             KACHMANN TO SPEAK AT                Mind Body Institute encour-       home by parents, Lee and               key terms and definitions
to and vegetable soups; chips,                                      CMH                                 age stress reduction by focus-    Cindy Reuille and brother,             used in the higher education
pie and beverages. There will        The Paulding County Re-                                            ing on proper nutrition, exer-    Conner.                                environment. In addition,
be lots of home made baked       tired Teachers Association             Rudy Kachmann, MD,              cise, relaxation, meditation,        Audrey’s grandparents               some of the accommoda-
goods available for purchase,    will meet Monday, October          will discuss “Mind, Body, and       creative expression and social    are Mark and Penny Reuille             tions used most frequently
all for a free-will donation.    3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Paulding    Wellness” on Wednesday,             connections. Often, medical       of Payne and great-grand-              will also be discussed.
    The church is located at     United Methodist Church in         September 28 at 11:00 a.m.,         patients utilize the services     parents are Don and Linda                  There is no cost to attend.
321 N. Williams St. in Pauld-    Paulding. Karen Walker, Joe        in Community Rooms 1 and            of the Kachmann Mind Body         Reuille of Paulding and                Pre-registration is preferred
ing, Ohio. The event is in       Speiser, and Marge Rhodes          2 at Community Memorial             Institute to supplement their     Kathy Whitney of Payne.                by contracting Cathy Ruiz,
their lower level Fellowship     will speak on the National         Hospital, 208 N. Columbus           conventional treatment.                                                  Parent Mentor, 419-263-2512
Hall and there is an elevator.   Testing Program. Dues for          St., Hicksville, Ohio. This                                           COFFEE & DESSERT PAR-                  (select opt. 4, Payne Elemen-
The public is welcome and in-    2012 will be collected. Mem-       lunch and learn educational         MR. & MRS. JIM HUNT               ENT–PROFESSIONAL FALL                  tary bldg., ext. 454) or 419-
vited.                           bers should make reserva-          session is geared towards se-       CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF             TRAINING                               399-4711, or email Cathy at
                                 tions by September 28 by           nior citizens, but anyone is        MARRIAGE                                                       
COMMUNITY HOT DOG                calling Marcia Pressler at         welcome to attend. There is                                              Topic of the evening for                Certificate of Attendance
ROAST AT MELROSE UMC             419-587-3651.                      no charge to attend this event,                                       the Coffee & Dessert Par-              available upon request.
                                                                                                            Jim and Clarehilda Hunt
                                                                    and a complimentary brunch                                            ent–Professional Fall train-           “Coffee & Dessert” Parent –
                                                                                                        of Antwerp will celebrate                                                Professional Training Series
    The Melrose United Meth-     DR. MILLER BENEFIT                 is provided by the hospital. A      their Golden Anniversary          ing will be “Accommodating
                                                                                                                                                                                 made possible by the Par-
odist Men are hosting a          SUPPER                             nurse will also be on hand to       on October 8, 2011. They          Students With Disabilities:
                                                                                                                                                                                 ent Mentor Grant Program
Community Hot Dog Roast                                             take and record blood pres-         were married in Grover            The Transition From High
on Saturday, October 1, at                                          sure measurements. Reserva-                                           School to College.” The ses-           and Western Buckeye ESC,
                                    Hicksville Christian Fel-                                           Hill at the Church of Christ                                             Paulding County.
6:30 p.m. the event will take    lowship Church, 03672 Buck-        tions are requested and can         on October 8, 1961. Rev.          sion will take place on Octo-
place, weather permitting, at    skin Road, Hicksville, Ohio        be made by contacting Lori at       Cameron officiated and the        ber 3, 2011 at 4:30–6:30 p.m.
the shelter house in the park-   will host a benefit for Dr.        419-542-5560.
                                                                                                        reception was at the Lyons
ing lot of the Melrose United    Miller on October 7, 2011 at           For over 40 years, Dr.
                                                                    Rudy Kachmann has been a            Club in Grover Hill.
Methodist Church.                4:00–8:00 p.m.
                                                                    highly-regarded neurosur-               They have two children,
    Food will be hot dogs,          Dr. Miller has had some
s’mores, marshmallows and                                           geon. Dr. Kachmann founded          Shelly (Rick) Burns and
                                 medical problems. To help                                              Joe (Mary) Hunt, and had
chips. Drinks include cider      him and his family, a benefit      the Kachmann Mind Body
and punch.                                                          Institute with a firm belief        two foreign exchange stu-
                                 supper has been planned.
    Residents of Melrose Vil-       The menu includes hay-          that participation in the arts,     dents through Youth for
lage and the surrounding         stack, homemade bread, pie,        yoga, meditation, and main-         Understanding. Ana Maria
                                                                                                        (Paulo) Buischi de Soveral                         Your Transportation Solution
area are invited to come join    homemade ice cream. You            taining a positive attitude are
church members for a time of     may also make donations to         keys to a long and happy life.      from Brazil in 1972 and                           Buy Here... Pay Here!
fun and fellowship.              Hicksville Fellowship Church           Dr. Kachmann observes           Pablo (Sandra) Coromina                   Apply online at
    Please bring lawn chairs     at First Federal Bank in           that the typical approach to        from Spain in 1982. Both                      or contact Rachel, Dawn or Doug
and gather around the warm       Hicksville.                        medicine today is centered          exchange students have re-             1053 S. Shannon St., Van Wert • 419-238-7314
fire to enjoy the Autumn eve-                                       on technology, with x-rays,         turned and visited with the
ning.                                Have Something to sell?        CAT scans, and MRIs serving         family several times.
    For more information                                            as the primary basis for diag-          Jim and Clarehilda also
contact Rick Noggle at 419-       Classified ads are $7.50 for 20   noses that often lead to surgi-     have six grandchildren: Kel-
594-3411.                         words or less and only $.15 for   cal solutions. Dr. Kachmann         sea and Kayla Burns, Katie
                                     each additional word.          believes that the missing ele-      Hunt, Deborah Soveral in           Don’t let the road construction hinder you from visiting us, we are open!
                                                                    ment in this technology-fo-         Brazil and Lara and Juan
                                                                    cused approach is the failure       Coromina in Spain.
             Mullen Archery                                         to account for the incredible
                                                                    power the mind has over a
                                                                                                            The couple celebrated
                                                                                                        their anniversary early by
               & Gun Shop                                           person’s well-being.
                                                                        “We are dedicated to bring-     going to Brazil in May and
                   Rd. 171, Oakwood, OH 45873                                                           visiting Ana and her family.
                                                                    ing wellness to the commu-
                     1-800-248-6625                                                                     They traveled to the north of

                                                                                                                                               Flu? Not You!
                                                                    nity,” states Dr. Kachmann. “I
                                                                    believe that the vast majority      Brazil and spent a few days
                                                                    of people who go to a doc-          in Rio de Janerio.

         SALE ON ALL                                                tor are actually in need of a
                                                                    coach. It is interesting that the
                                                                                                            Their children are host-
                                                                                                        ing an open house on Sat-
                                                                                                                                               Protect yourself and your family.
      GUNS & CROSSBOWS                                              Latin origin of the word “doc-
                                                                    tor” means “teacher,” and that
                                                                                                        urday, October 1, 2011
                                                                                                        from 2:00–5:00 p.m. at the
                                                                                                        Antwerp United Method-
                                                                                                        ist Church Fellowship Hall.
                   WOODBURN LUTHERAN SCHOOL                                                             Friends and family of Jim
                    BENEFIT DINNER / AUCTION                                                            and Clarehilda are invited
                                                                                                        to come. In lieu of gifts, they
                                                                                                        have requested bringing
                    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH                                                              non-perishable food items
      (Woodburn Lutheran Gymnasium, 4502 ST RT 101, Woodburn, IN.)                                      to help fi ll the Community               All patients welcome in all locations. In addition to the
                                                                                                        Food Pantry, if you so wish.              special clinics listed below, all family physicians will
    DOORS OPEN @ 4:30                  DINNER @ 5:30                AUCTION @ 7:00                                                                also offer flu shots by appointment during normal
                                                                                                        B.F. GOODRICH RETIREES                    business hours. Cash price for flu shots $26. Insurance
                Dinner Provided by - Wedding Dreams by Linda Grant                                                                                is also accepted. Everyone 6 months of age and older
                                                                                                                                                  should get a yearly flu vaccine. For more information
    Auctioneers - Schrader Real Estate - Jerry Ehle / Max Woebbeking                                                                              on who should receive the flu vaccine and why please
                                                                                                           B.F. Goodrich retirees                 visit or call your physician’s office.
                                  Cost $20 Per Person                                                   breakfast will be held at the
                                                                                                        Vagabond Restaurant on
                                                   Come and bid on this 2000 lb., single                October 1 at 9:00 a.m. Come          HICKSVILLE CLINIC
                                                                                                        join the fellowship and have a       Location: Dr. Miller’s Office, 208 N. Columbus St., 419-542-7718
                                               axle, with ramp gate, trailer donated by
                                                                                                        good time.                           Dates: Weekly flu shot clinics Monday - Thursday (Sept 26 -
                                               Bridge Mfg. , Woodburn ($600 value).                                                          Oct 31) from 7:30 AM - 12 PM
                                               Other quality items include labor to in-                 CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS
                                               stall 25 sq. of siding or roof by Dewayne                BENEFIT SOFTBALL TOUR-                     SPECIAL EVENING CLINIC
                                                                                                                                                   October 5 and Oct 19 from 4 PM - 8 PM.
                                               Graber ($2000 value), Vera Bradley, signed               NAMENT @ RESERVOIR
                                               sports memorabilia, gift certificates, pony              PARK                                       SPECIAL SATURDAY CLINIC
                                                                                                                                                   Oct 8 and Oct 22 from 8 AM - 12 PM.
                                               rides for a birthday party, water softener
                                                                                                           Christnas For Kids benefit
                                               and purifier, futon bunk bed, jewelry ar-                softball tournament will be          ANTWERP CLINIC
                                               moire, custom made fishing rod, baked                    held on October 8th at Pauld-        Location: Dr. Wiley’s Office, 422 W. River St., 419-258-5195
                                               goods, Cherry Hill/Autumn Ridge golf                     ing Reservoir Park. Mens             Date: Oct 12 from 8 AM - 2 PM
                                               passes, and much, much more - other                      and Coed (need at least three
                                                                                                        women per team) tourna-              EDGERTON CLINIC
                                               items being collected daily.                             ments will be played. Pro-
                                                                                                                                             Location: Dr. Kooistra’s Office, 104 S. West St., 419-298-2458
                                                                                                        ceeds to benefit Christmas
     If you would like to donate an item or make a donation                                             For Kids.                            Dates: Sept 30 and Oct 14 from 8 AM - 12 PM
 please contact Stephanie or Sally at Woodburn Lutheran                                                    For more information,
 School / 632-5493. Proceeds from this event will be used                                               please call Ron at 419-399-          HARLAN CLINIC
 to repair the roof and to purchase desks and/or smart boards                                           2981 or ronzneonz@hotmail.           Location: Dr. Water’s Office, 18218 St. Rt. 37 E., 260-657-5159
 for the classrooms. Any donation would be greatly appreci-                                             com. Deadline to enter is Oc-        Dates: By regular appointment.
 ated!                                                                                                  tober 5th.
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BILLY METZGER’S JOUR-              gry—that was our best meal         to be generous with the food        to be back on the trail going                        and fellow as a model for El            but about 200 yards.
NAL CHAPTER 25: ON EAST            for a long time.                   for the animals, as it had been     west by March 1, 1850. Well,                         Paso Sam Rivers.                            It was cold and dark, he
TO FORT KEARNEY                        We all slept in my wagon       a long hard day.                    yes, but we are still in Ft. Ke-                         I joined the outfit in a little     had on winter underwear, his
                                   and we talked until way af-            The old timer remembered        arney and it is January 17th.                        farm community called Re-               O.D.’s—that’s winter clothes
By: Stan Jordan                    ter dark. Slim said, “We have      us from before and said, “I’m       It is very cold right now here                       nange which was in Northern             plus his tanker’s zipper jacket
    I haven’t written for a        enough beans for another           glad to see you boys for more       and we wait a couple days for                        France. Well, Luxembourg                and litter winter hat and hel-
couple days, too much excite-      meal but no more biscuits.”        reasons than one. I know you        the temperature to get more                          and Alsace Loraine are all in           met. While he was walking or
ment, I guess. Well, let me            We traveled a couple days      left the gold fields and are        back to normal.                                      that part of Europe and I don’t         running he was plenty warm,
start back on the day we met       heading for Fort Kearney. It       heading for Independence,               We left on January 19th                          know how good my memory                 but soon cooled off when
with Limping Buffalo…              can’t be too far, but the sky      Missouri and that is a long         for Missouri, we will have to                        is. Now don’t forget this was           he stopped. This went on all
    After Sam and I went over      looks very ominous and it          trip. I’m glad you’re here be-      push right along and average                         told to me by our tank driv-            night and at daylight he found
to meet with the Indians,          started to snow with a little      cause I predict we are in for a     10 miles each day. It can be                         ers—it is not my experiences.           a culvert that went under a
Slim got out my oil burner         wind out of the north.             big blow of extra cold weather.     done.                                                    Floyd said in that area of          road. It had weeds and junk
and made coffee for Hiram              It was snowing a little        Tomorrow morning won’t be               It was down to zero in the                       the Ardennes and the Snee               around the entrance of the
and himself and the two In-        harder and Slim said, “Kear-       too cold but the next morn-         morning when we left Ft. Ke-                         Iffel, the American Troops              big tile and he didn’t disturb
dians.                             ney has to be just up the road     ing it will be close to twenty      arney, but that is better than                       were spread awfully thin. The           any of it. He got down on his
    The Indians, after a fash-     so let’s forego lunch and just     below and that will stay for a      18 below. There are drifts                           Army thought the Germans                hands and knees and backed
ion, liked the coffee but had      keep driving until we get to       few days.”                          around but the trail is open                         and the U.S. would settle               into this big drain tile, he said
to be told a number of times       Kearney.”                              This old feller was just full   pretty good. The Wells Fargo                         down and wait until spring to           it was about 30 inches high.
it was hot. They were really           Well, that sounded pretty      of bad news, but he was wor-        Stage Line leaves a good trail.                      start hostilities again.                He stayed there all day while
amazed at the little oil stove     good and we all agreed we          ried about us and was plenty        It is 21 miles to the next stop                          Well, the Germans started           the traffic went by overhead.
after they saw how quick and       could get off the trail and rest   glad to see us pull in.             going east and that will be our                      a big push on December 16th             After awhile he just had to
easy it was. The offered two       up.                                    He also said to bring in        goal for tonight.                                    and the Americans were not              relieve himself and he had to
Indian ponies for it.                  Well, that’s not as easy       your bucket of grease so it             Next week: Action Along                          prepared for it. For instance,          lay there in the hiding place
    After they had their coffee,   as it sounds. It was snowing       will stay warm and pliable—         the Little Blue                                      the tank outfit had not been            and do it. It felt very good and
Sam took a large kettle and        so hard that each one of us        in cold weather it will set up          See ya!                                          resupplied—no gas or field              warm but soon turned to cold
put in soup beans and a large      walked ahead and held on to        like tar and you can’t use it.                                                           rations. The Americans had              and ice.
amount of jowl bacon that          the harness of the left hand           We all shook hands with         THE FLOYD WILLIAMS                                   nothing but small arms, little              When night came he
he had bought back at North        animal to help keep on the         him and he said the hotel was       STORY PART 1                                         of that, or ammunition.                 slipped out and started west
Platte and then boiled it for      trail.                             full, but maybe we could sleep                                                               Floyd said his tank stopped         to our lines and he stayed a
about six hours.                       We kept this up for hours      in the big main room on the         By: Stan Jordan                                      and he coaxed it off the road.          distance from the road and
    When Sam and I returned,       and we all thought that Ke-        floor, where the big fire place        Dear readers and friends,                         All the men left the tank. The          walked and ran and rested.
the boys had fed and cared for     arney had disappeared. We          is.                                    The following story is all                        Krauts were coming down the             This went on all night with a
the animals and had all the        walked and squinted into               The old timer was right,        true and I’ve had it in my head                      road. Floyd said the bullets            lot of big fires in the distance.
work done. We were all very        the snow and after awhile it       the clerk said for us to bed        for over 66 years and maybe I                        were as thick as bumble bees.           All kinds of rumbling from
tired and hungry.                  got dark, but the white snow       down in front of the fire place     might miss a little of the facts,                    We dived behind the blade on            the artillery. But he didn’t
    Oh, but that bean soup         made it sort of light.             and it would be our job to          but I don’t think so.                                the front of his tank. The bul-         see anyone nor was he seen.
was good! Slim had some                The fort finally showed up     keep the fire going.                   I was not in The Battle of                        let just bounced off the blade          When it got a little light he
biscuits that were very good       and we stopped at the main             The dining room was             the Bulge. I was a replace-                          and he laid in there until all          looked for another place to
after they soaked in the soup      gate. The guard said, “Are you     about empty as it was about         ment in a tank outfit for the                        the action had moved on and             hide during the day light.
for awhile.                        the 3M Wagon Train?”               9:00 p.m. We four had a nice        boy who was captured and                             he was behind the German                    He spotted an old chicken
    We sat out in the waning           He said, “A Pony Express       table in the center of the din-     became a prisoner of the                             lines.                                  house on the edge of town. It
sunlight with our backs to the     rider stopped about three          ing room and we could really        Germans. This story was told                             He remembered to the east           had weeds all around it and
wind. We all had two bowls of      days ago and said he had           stretch out and talk without        to me a couple times by our                          was Germany and the west                some broken windows and
beans and two pieces of hard       passed you. So we knew you         any interference.                   tank driver. He was T-4 Floyd                        was the Allies, but he had to           certainly looked like it was
tack and two coffees each. Oh,     were coming and about due.”            We asked the lady what          Williams of Como, MS. Yes,                           go around the Kraut Army to             unused. He sat and laid in it
what a feast, we were so hun-          The livery stable man was      she had left and she said, “I       you’re right, you have heard                         get to safety. He crawled out           all day and never was found
                                   still on duty and I asked him      have a good supply of boiled        of that town. In my story on                         of that place after dark and            at all. He was too tired and
                                                                      dinner to start with and also a     Billy Metzger I use that town                        went parallel to the highway,                (Continued on Page 6)
                                                                      lot of apple cobbler left.”
                    DOG FOOD FOR SALE                                     We did away with both of
                                                                      those items and we just sat
                                                                      and talked because the day
                                    Available at:                     had been difficult and we dis-
                      SMALLEY’S BODY SHOP                             cussed the weather report.
                                                                          We went into the big room

                                                                                                             YOU COULD HUNT ALL YEAR AND
                    Located 3 Miles South of Antwerp on the           and laid our bed rolls out on
                            corner of SR 49 and 111                   the floor and big chairs.

                                                                                                               NOT FIND A BETTER DEAL.»
                                                                          We woke up early, as usu-
                           Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00                al, the dining room was open
                           or by Phone at 419-258-2584                and about half full when we
                                                                      went in. We found a corner
                                                                      table because we knew we
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Gator™ XUV 825i 4x4
              Antwerp Manor House                                     would stay awhile. We all had
                                                                      pancakes and sausage and a
        Fall Basketball League                                        lot of coffee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     • $600 OFF»
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   Boys/Girls Grades 3-6 (open to all area schools)                   and down to the livery stable.                                                                                                 • 16.4-cu.-ft. cargo box
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                                                                      ing on the shoes on the ani-
    $20 entry (includes T-shirt) Deadline Oct. 6                      mals. We got my saw horses
                                                                      from the wagon and started
  Contact Tim Copsey @ 419-506-0108 or Voicemail                      the greasing job. I’m sure glad
                 @ 419-258-2024
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                                                                      that we had moved the grease
                                                                      bucket inside for the night.                                                                                            2.9%
                                                                          After we got all the main-
                                                                      tenance done we went back to                                                                                       FINANCING FOR
   VAGABOND VILLAGE                                                   the hotel and had a nice lunch.
                                                                      Now that is a treat for us as we                                                                                    60 MONTHS                                  ***23

            Homecooked meals:                                         generally forego lunch when
                                                                      we are on the trail.
          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner                                        We talked to the stable
                                                                      man and he again said that it
           WEDNESDAYS SPECIAL:                                        would be very cold the next
              MEXICAN MENU                                            couple of mornings. We asked
                  (Regular Menu also Available)                       if he could put a horse blanket
                                                                      on each of our animals. He
         THURSDAYS SPECIAL:                                           said he would.
                                                                          Well, he was right, we have
     Alaskan Walleye Dinner or Sandwich                               been here four days and it is
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     Fish & Chicken Buffet 4 – 7:30 PM                                Yellow Pencil Hiram, he does                2.9% FINANCING FOR 60                                                0.0% FINANCING FOR 36
                                                                      work on his papers and re-
                                                                      cords a lot.
                                                                                                                        MONTHS                             ***23
                                                                                                                                                                                             MONTHS                   ***23

                                                                          Our wagons sit under the
                  SATURDAY:                                           overhang at the livery stable
     PRIME RIB & STEAK SPECIALS                                       and look just like any other
                                                                      wagon and we don’t worry
        Full Soup-Salad-Dessert Bar                                   much about the gold.
                                                                          Hiram figures it’s about
   SUNDAY Smorgasbord 10 am – 7 pm                                    200 miles from Kearney to
    OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK AT 6AM                                         Independence, Missouri and
                                                                      we want to be there on Feb-
        Located 7 Miles East of Antwerp on US 127                     ruary 14, 1850. That will give
                  Exit 13 off new US 24                               us plenty of time to do all the
                                                                      maintenance on these wagons
                      419-899-2938                                    and to care for the animals
                                                                      and rest them up. We want
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WOODLAN BRINGS DOWN ARCHERS                                              LATTA LETTER TO                 AUDITIONS SOUGHT FOR
                                                                                                         OHIO HAS TALENT
                                                                                                                                                LADY PANTHERS WIN AGAINST CG
                                                                         PRESIDENT OBAMA ON
                                                                         OZONE STANDARDS                    Auditions are being sought
                                                                                                         for a statewide talent show
                                                                             On September 19th, Con-     now in its fift h year, held in
                                                                         gressman Bob Latta (R-          Van Wert called “Ohio Has
                                                                         Bowling Green) sent a letter    Talent.” The show features
                                                                         to President Obama asking       acts competing for cash prizes
                                                                         him to support his amend-       based on audience votes. Pro-
                                                                         ment to the Transparency in     ceeds from the show benefit a
                                                                         Regulatory Analysis of Im-      nonprofit hospice organiza-
                                                                         pacts to the Nation (TRAIN)     tion.
                                                                         Act, H.R. 2401. The amend-         Auditions will be held No-
                                                                         ment would ensure that the      vember 4th and 5th in Van Wert
                                                                         Environmental Protection        and are limited to the first 50
                                                                         Agency (EPA) Administra-        applicants with the final 18
                                                                         tor is able to consider eco-    acts selected to perform in
                                                                         nomic costs when updating       the show on March 31, 2012
                                                                         the National Ambient Air        at the Niswonger Perform-
                                                                                                         ing Arts Center of Northwest
                                                                         Quality Standards.
                                                                                                         Ohio. Deadline for audition
                                                                             Congressman Latta’s let-    applications is October 17.
                                                                         ter comes after President       There is no cost to audition or
                                                                         Obama told the EPA to back      perform.
                                                                         down from implementing             Winners from the show
                                                                         new ozone rules. In a state-    will be awarded cash prizes of
                                                                         ment President Obama said,      $500 (first place), $250 (sec-
                                                                         “I have continued to under-     ond place), $100 (third place).
                                                                         score the importance of re-     Audition applications, infor-
                                                                         ducing regulatory burdens       mation and video of previous
                                                                         and regulatory uncertainty,     performances are available
                                                                         particularly as our economy     at
                                                                         continues to recover. With      Ohio_has_Talent.php or by              The Lady Panthers took Columbus Grove Tuesday, Septem-
The Lady Warriors went to Antwerp for volleyball and won                 that in mind, and after care-   searching Ohio Has Talent on           ber 20 at a home volleyball event. The game last 5 matches
in 3 rounds against the Archers. Shown here is Antwerp ju-               ful consideration, I have re-   Facebook and YouTube.                  with Paulding finishing on top (25-23, 11-25, 25-22, 21-25, 8-
nior Lydia Yenser blocking Woodlan sophomore Morgan                      quested that Administrator                                             15). Shown here is sophomore Sierra McCullough and senior
Spencer’s spike, with Lauren Braaten and AJ Stuck support-               [Lisa] Jackson withdraw the        (Continued from Page 6)             Jessica Farr rising to challenge the block! More pictures at
ing their teammates. More pictures at www.westbendnews.                  draft Ozone National Ambi-                                   
net                                                                      ent Air Quality Standards at    scared to sleep. He was still
                                                                         this time.”                     nervous as he told me this. It
   The Lady Archers played               Rachel Colley – 9 kills, 13                                     was only about three weeks
                                                                             The TRAIN Act would
host to the Woodlan Lady              assists                                                            ago.
                                                                         require an interagency com-
Warriors in High School                  Katie Bissell – 7 assists                                          He had room to move
                                                                         mittee to analyze the cumu-
volleyball action on Septem-             Ashlee Smith – 4 kills, 3                                       around and thank goodness,
                                                                         lative economic impacts of
ber 22nd.                             digs                                                               he had a package of K-ra-
                                                                         certain environmental reg-
   The varsity Archers fell              Antwerp JV won in 3.                                            tion toilet paper in his jacket
                                                                         ulations in an effort to bet-
in three: 22-25 W, 20-25 W,              Varsity Record now                                              pocket. He also had one of
                                                                         ter understand how these        those K-ration chocolate bars
9-25                                  stands at 3-8.
                                                                         policies affect American        that he made to last two days.
   Archer stats:
                                                                         manufacturing, global com-      They are as hard as cement.
   Alexis Jones – 16 digs,               Be sure to tell the busi-       petitiveness, energy prices,       Next week: Part 2 More
18-18 serve receive                   nesses you patronize, that         and jobs.                       Misery
   AJ Stuck – 9 digs, 5 kills         you saw their ad in the West
   Lydia Yenser – 7 kills             Bend News.                                                            See ya!

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                                                                                                   Program. Students from
                                                                                                   grades K-6th are taking part        HOMECOMING RESULTS FOR
                                                                                                   in the opportunity to learn
                                                                                                   about science and technol-
                                                                                                                                       PAULDING & WOODLAN
                                                                                                   ogy while incubating fertil-
                                                                                                   ized chicken eggs into cute
                                                                                                   fluff y chicks at the end of 21
                                                                                                   days. Students will be taking
                                                                                                   part in experiments as well
                                                                                                   as monitoring the chickens
                                                                                                   as they begin to develop in
                                                                                                   the eggs. This program gives
                                                                                                   students the opportunity to
                                                                                                   explore and see agriculture
                                                                                                   up close and in person. At
                                                                                                   the conclusion of this pro-
                                                                                                   gram, students get to take a
                                                                                                   virtual tour of an egg farm
                                                                                                   and actually see how the
                                                                  WAYNE TRACE JR/SR HIGH           eggs are packaged and sent
                                                                  ANNUAL FALL AWARDS               to grocery stores around the
                                                                  CEREMONY                         country.
                                                                                                      The incubation equip-
                                                                      The annual Fall Awards       ment being used was made
                                                                  Ceremony was held at Wayne       possible by a grant from
                                                                  Trace Jr/Sr High School on       Cooper Farms and The Mar-
                                                                  Tuesday, September 13, 2011.     shall Memorial Supporting
                                                                  This program honored stu-        Foundation.
                                                                  dents based on their cumu-
                                                                  lative GPA at the end of the     WARRIORS SCORE RECORD
                                                                  2010-2011 school year.           POINTS
                                                                      1st Year Academic Letter:
                                                                      Front –Seniors: Zach Cot-    By: Jeff Abbott
                                                                  terman, Gary Klopfenstein,           Woodlan found the win
                                                                  Kari Myers, Sadie Wasser-        column, racking up a team
                                                                  man, Emily Molitor, Aus-         record 69 points, at Prairie
                                                                  tin Scheiner, Stephen Van        Heights. The Warriors’ previ-
                                                                  Vlerah.                          ous team scoring record was         Paulding took on Greenville for their homecoming game
                                                                      Row 2 – Juniors: Jonathan    set in 1971 with 67 points.         Friday, Sept 23. The game started with both scoring quickly
                                                                  Harper, Staci Wenninger, Ka-     The Panthers led 10-0 over          in the first quarter. The final score was 20-27 with Greenville
                                                                  leigh Young, Emma Schmidt,       Woodlan when the Warriors           on top. Shown here is senior Anthony Arellano scoring the
                                                                  Courtney Seffernick, Tyler       scored the next 21 points, all      first touchdown for Paulding. More pictures at www.west-
                                                                  Ruiz.                            in the first quarter, to take the
                                                                      Row 3 – Sophomores:          lead for good. Brock Hines
                                                                  Kendall German, Rachel           burned the Panthers defen-
                                                                  Kreischer, Matthew Klopfen-      sive secondary for 409 pass-
                                                                  stein, Maddie Baumle, Madi       ing yards in the game and six
                                                                  Poling, Haley Linder, Libby      touchdowns. T.J. Sewell, Alex
                                                                  Stabler, Sean Durre.             Emenhiser, and Cody Zink
                                                                      Back – Sophomores: Jake      were each the recipients of
                                                                  Gerber, Jared Sherry, Maddie     two TD passes from Hines.
                                                                  McClure, Janey Janka, Abigail    Hines also added six PATs in
                                                                  Shepherd, Sylvia Young.          the game for Woodlan. Sewell
                                                                      2nd Year Academic Letter:    had 153 receiving yards in the
                                                                      Front – Seniors: Christian   game and Emenhiser had 96
                                                                  Raab, Ryan Jewell.               yards.
                                                                      Row 2 – Juniors: Adrean          Woodlan – 26 17 20 6=69
                                                                  Ross, Andrea Scharf.                 Prairie Heights – 17 0 0
                                                                      Back – Juniors: Andrew       16=33
                                                                  Moore, Grady Gudakunst.              PH – Corey Johnson, 38yd
                                                                      3rd Year Academic Letter:    field goal
                                                                      Front – Seniors: Rachel          PH – Joey Barry, 79yd pass
                                                                  Long, Kelly Zartman, Megan       from Woody Riha (Spencer
               Mark your calendar & visit Payne’s                 Pierce, Sarah Feasby.            High kick)
                                                                      Back – Seniors: Tyler Ar-        W – T.J. Sewell, 65yd

           Haunted House
           HauntedHouse                                           nett, Reuben Stoller, Peter

                                                                  DIVINE MERCY STUDENTS
                                                                                                   pass from Brock Hines (kick
                                                                                                       W – Brad Nelson, 6yd run
                                                                                                   (Brock Hines kick)
        Downtown @ 119 N. Main                                    KICK OFF THEIR SCHOOL                W – Alex Emenhiser, 34yd

   Oct 28 & 29 – 7:00 pm
                                                                                                   pass from Brock Hines (Brock
                                                                  YEAR WITH 4-H CHICK              Hines kick)
                                                                  QUEST PROGRAM!                       PH – Woody Riha, 16yd           Woodlan also had their homecoming Friday, September 23

    Halloween Weekend                                             By: Staci Hiler, 4-H Pro-
                                                                  gram Assistant, Paulding
                                                                                                   run (Spencer High kick)
                                                                                                       W – T.J. Sewell, 24yd
                                                                                                   pass from Brock Hines (kick
                                                                                                                                       against Garrett. Woodlan started the game well in the first
                                                                                                                                       half being on top for much of it. The 2nd half Garrett took
                                                                                                                                       the lead. Woodlan scored another goal right at the end of the
         $5 Donation                                              County Extension                 failed)                             game, but it wasn’t enough to pull in the win. Final Score: 35-
                                                                                                                                       16. Shown above is Warrior sophomore John Sefton strug-
                                                                     Divine Mercy Catholic             W – Cody Zink, 61yd pass
                                                                  School has teamed up with        from Brock Hines (Brock             gling to withstand the tackle. More pictures at www.west-
       * Interested in helping?                                   the Paulding County 4-H                                    
         Contact Matt Saylor*                                                                      Hines kick)
                                                                  Program to begin its school          W – Brad Nelson, 1yd run
            419-263-2371                                          year with the Chick Quest        (Brock Hines kick)                      W – Brock Hines, 24yd        Beckman, Logan Bradford,
                                                                                                                                       field goal                       Blake Dobbelaere, Ben Estle,
                                                                                                                                           W – Alex Emenhiser, 7yd      Noah Johnson, Alex Keysor,
                                                                                                                                       pass from Brock Hines (Brock     Corbin Kohart, Ethan Let-
                                                                                                                                       Hines kick)                      so, Drew Lumpkins, Brian
                                                                                                                                           W – Cody Zink, 68yd          Matson, Ben Stuck, Joshua
                                                                                                                                       fumble recovery (Brock Hines     Trausch and Coach James
                                                                                                                                       kick)                            Lucas.
                                                                                                                                           W – Cody Zink, 2yd pass
                                                                                                                                       from Brock Hines (kick           ANTWERP LOSES TO
                                                                                                                                       failed)                          TINORA
                                                                                                                                           PH – Spencer High, 9yd
                                                                                                                                       run (Spencer High run)              The Antwerp varsity vol-
                                                                                                                                           PH – Bobby Blum, 26yd        leyball team lost in a match
                                                                                                                                       run (Bobby Blum run)             up with Tinora on September
                                                                                                                                           W – Nathan Brown, 68yd       20: 14-25, 18-25, 26-28
                                                                                                                                       run (kick failed)                   Archer stats:
                                                                                                                                                                           AJ Stuck – 10 kills, 14 digs
                                                                                                                                       PAULDING SOCCER WINS                Jessica Langham – 6 kills
                                                                                                                                       OVER GLANDORF                       Emily Hamman – 3 kills,
                                                                                                                                                                        2 blocks
                                                                                                                                          Last night, September 19,        Ashlee Smith – 10 digs
                     Defiance        Bryan        Napoleon       Van Wert      Bowling Green     Holland                               the Paulding County Soccer          Alexis Jones – 8 digs
                   419-782-6016   419-636-3633   419-592-8778   419-232-4681    419-353-7600   419-867-6778                            Club’s U-12 Boys team ral-          Rachel Colley – 9 digs
                                                                                                                                       lied in the fourth quarter to       Alex North – 9 digs, 14-14
                                                                                                                                       a 2-1 victory over Glandorf.     serve receive
                                                                                                                                       Winning team consisted              Lydia Yenser – 3 blocks
                                                                                                                                       of Andrew Adams, Payton             Antwerp JV lost in 2.
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                                                       PAULDING EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOLS
                                                                             OCTOBER 2011 NEWSLETTER

    SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE                       quarter of the 2011-2012 school year! Stu-         was proud of them.                                  PARENTS AS VOLUNTEERS
                                                   dents are settling into routines and should be     Paulding Middle School PICTURE DAY                  A number of opportunities are available to parents
Dear Friends of the Paulding Exempted Village      able to tell you what is expected of them in       will be Friday, October 14th. The First Nine        who wish to volunteer their time. The following
Schools,                                           their classrooms. If you have a chance to sit      Weeks Grading Period ends on October                groups work with and support students. The
I would like to thank our district parents for     down with one of our children, please ask          21. Grade cards will be mailed home on              groups and the current officers are listed below.
their patience as we have made the change          them what is happening at school. Once you         October 26th.                                       Please consider contacting anyone on the list to
from double bus routing to single routing and                                                                                                             see how you can help.
                                                   get past the initial response of “Nothing,” I      Congratulations go out to the following stu-        Athletic Booster Officers
our 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. school day. We           am sure they can teach you some new con-           dents that have been elected to represent their
have made many adjustments to routes since                                                                                                                Pres: Mike Mott, V. Pres: Linda Dangler, Secre-
                                                   cept from math or science class, or give you       peers on this year's edition of the Paulding        tary: Bridget Ruppert, Co-Treasurers: Patti Bis-
the first day of school and continue to make       a detailed account of the story their teacher      Middle School STUDENT COUNCIL:                      sell & Jackie Pease
changes to improve the routes. Preliminary         read to them! We are off to a positive start       6th Grade: Kalen Kelly, Audrey Manz, Joce-          Paulding Elementary PTO Officers
figures show we have reduced our fuel usage        here at Oakwood Elementary!                        lyn Camposano. 7th Grade: Molly Meeker,             Pres: Deb Herman V. Pres: Denise Kinder,
for the first 18 days of school by 1,371 gal-      One of the routines teachers have been estab-      Estee Miller, Preston Johanns, Aaron Horst-         Treas: Stephanie Hull
lons, which is a savings of approximately          lishing is what is expected of students in re-     man, Alex Schlegel, Chantal Monnier. 8th            Oakwood Elementary PTO Officers
$5,000 in fuel costs in only 18 days! If we        gards to homework. Students at all grade           Grade: Kasandra Cogswell, Kelsey Beck,              Pres: Deedi Miller, V. Pres: Kim Grimes, Sec:
continue on a similar path, fuel savings will                                                                                                             LouCinda Horstman, Treas: Karin Weible
                                                   levels have some form of homework                  Emily Moore, Taylor Schooley, Sam Rough-            Science Olympiad
amount to about $50,000 this year. We are          throughout the week. In the lower elemen-          ton, and Taylor Manz.
also predicting approximately $90,000 sav-                                                                                                                Pres: Laurie Wilhelm, Sec: Jane Nice, Treas:
                                                   tary grades, the homework often requires a         Please continue supporting our Middle               Nancy Wehrkamp
ings in personnel costs due to fewer routes        parent’s signature, indicating you are aware       School athletes, students, and cheerlead-           Band Boosters
being driven each day. Fewer miles driven          of what your child has been completing.            ers. They are working extremely hard repre-         Pres: Rachel Harpel, V.Pres: Shelly Roughton,
on our busses each year should also equate to      Homework is generally designed to practice         senting our school in various activi-               Sec: Laurie Schlatter, Co-Treas:Vicki Gerschutz
savings in maintenance costs.                      skills being introduced in the classroom. It is    ties. Football, Volleyball, Cross Country,          & Jennifer Nicelley
The start of the school year has been very         not meant to be a frustration to students or       Cheerleading, Band, Choir, Science Olympi-
busy, with many activities being held in each                                                                                                             FFA ALUMNI
                                                   parents; and if your child continually has dif-    ad and Science Fair to just name a few. Stop        The Paulding FFA Alumni meets quarterly in the
of the buildings. I hope you have had the          ficulty completing assigned tasks, please          by and watch our kids perform. Schedules            Ag Room at Paulding High School. Future meet-
opportunity to attend one of the extracurricu-     contact the classroom teacher to share what        are       available       on       line      at     ings are Nov 21 and Feb 21, 2012. You didn’t
lar events this fall. Did you know that resi-      you are observing at home. Together, you                              have to wear the “Blue Jacket” to join the Pauld-
dents of our school district who are at least      can clarify expectations and brainstorm ways       PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE stay on your                 ing FFA Alumni Association! Whether you were
65 years old are eligible for a free all-sports    to make things go more smoothly.                   kids to turn in their work and stay on top of       a FFA member or not, you can join the Alumni
pass? This is one of the many ways we              We are implementing the positive behavior          what is assigned to them. The biggest reason        and be a part of an organization that prides itself
thank our senior residents for their support of    support system, PAWS, again this year.             for poor grades is that they get behind and         in helping make FFA students’ lives better. Your
our school system. If you have not received                                                                                                               commitment helps ensure the continued success of
                                                   Pride, Attitude, Work habits, and Self-            can never catch up. Keep on top of the work         America’s premier youth leadership organization.
a pass yet, stop in at the Administration          control are the building blocks of our behav-      daily so that this does not happen.
Building on Water Street and pick yours up                                                                                                                To join, please contact one of the following offic-
                                                   ior plan. Students who display positive be-        Thank you for your continued, fantastic sup-        ers: Pres: Russ Rager, V. Pres: Mike Kauser,
today. Office hours are Monday – Friday            havior and work ethic earn the right to attend     port of Paulding Middle School.                     Sec: Cheryl Schlatter, Treas: Rena Rager
from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The pass is good        our monthly PAWS rewards. Sometimes the
for admission to all home junior high and          students know ahead of time what the reward        High School-Todd Harmon                             PRESCHOOL SCREENING
high school athletic events.                       for the month will be; sometimes it is a sur-      Paulding High School has enjoyed an excel-          A free Preschool screening will be available
The Honeywell Instant Alert System is a            prise. Always, a good time is had by all who       lent start to the 2011-12 school year. It is a      to all children in Paulding County, up to five
great method of communication for school           earn the right to participate! (For the month      privilege to work with terrific teachers who        years of age. The screenings will be held on
activities and weather delays. You can make        of September, our PAWS reward will be              are also terrific people and great team players     October 7 at Oakwood Elementary from 8:30
changes to your account through the Honey-         attending the Oakwood Elementary Pep Ral-          that share in the vision of doing what is best      -11:00 a.m. and at Paulding Elementary from
well          website         at        https://   ly with our PHS Varsity Athletes.)                 for kids.                                           12:30-3:00 p.m. To make an appointment, or click on the         Our 3rd graders will be taking the Fall Ohio       Our mission is simple and straight forward:         please call 1-800-686-2964, Ext 1116. Walk
Instant Alert System link on our district web-     Reading Achievement Assessment on Tues-            “College Preparation. Career Training. Com-         -ins will be accepted, but may have to wait
site at Users may         day, October 4th. Third grade Reading is the       munity Values. PHS". This seems like a              for an opening in the schedule.
add or delete phone numbers, email address-        only subject the State of Ohio requires us to      simplistic theme, but it cuts to the core of
es, or text message numbers. You may also          assess in the fall. We encourage our 3rd grad-     what we all need to do to make a living, raise               ATHLETIC CALENDAR
choose the type of alerts to receive by check-     ers to do their very best on the Reading           a family, obtain gainful employment, and
ing the appropriate boxes. Instructions for        OAA. We know they can shine!!                      make a difference to those around us. We            Jr. Hi Football
account setup are on our website. Call the         We are well on the path to a successful            live in a culture today that looks for "cutting     Oct. 6 Delphos Jefferson-H                   5:00
administration office if you are having trou-                                                         corners" and doing the least possible, and          Oct. 13 Bluffton-T                           5:00
                                                   school year! As always, we need and appre-                                                             Oct. 20 Ada-H                                5:00
ble with your account.                             ciate the support of our whole community to        still expect to obtain great rewards. This is
Yours in Education,                                                                                   an illusion that takes hard work to over-           JV Football
Pat Ross                                           make it happen – thank you for being there                                                             Oct. 1 Liberty Center-T                     10:00a
                                                   for us!                                            come. We are surrounded by so much media            Oct. 8 Allen East-H                         10:00a
                                                   **NOTE: The Paulding County Health De-             and technology that can be used for broaden-        Oct. 15 Columbus Grove-T                    10:00a
  NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPALS                                                                           ing our minds to possibilities, or could be         Varsity Football
                                                   partment will be at Oakwood Elementary on
Paulding Elementary-Stephanie Tear                 Thursday, October 20, to give flu shots.           used to perpetuate the "couch potato" com-          Oct. 7 Allen East-T                          7:30
We are well on our way in the 2011-2012            They will set up on our stage and will be giv-     placency that wastes potential. Please help         Oct. 14 Columbus Grove-H                     7:30
school year! The positive attitudes and ex-        ing shots from 9:00 to 11:30. This is open to      in this mission to hold your child accounta-        Oct. 22 Bluffton-H                           7:30
citement for learning is evident at Paulding                                                          ble to "Work Harder" to keep as many doors          Oct. 29 Crestview-T                          7:30
                                                   the community (our stage is handicap acces-                                                            Cross Country
Elementary School! I want to say a special         sible). If you have any questions regarding        open for their education, future careers,
                                                                                                      dreams and aspirations to explore.                  Oct. 1 Kalida Inv-T                          9:00a
thank you to students, parents, teachers and       the shot, please contact PCHD and speak to                                                             Oct. 6 @Edgerton/Ayersville-T                4:30
the community for making our school year           the nurses there.                                  We do not want to see any child left behind,        Oct. 11 @Wayne Trace@Antwerp-T               4:30
start off with pride and joy to be here.                                                              so please contact your child's teacher when         Oct. 15 NWC Meet-H                          10:00a
The State of Ohio rates schools by their per-      Middle School-David Stallkamp                      you have questions. Look over the mid-terms         JH Volleyball
formance and I am proud to announce that           Hello From Paulding Middle School:                 that were sent out to know what progress            Oct. 3 Spencerville-T                        5:00
Paulding Elementary increased their rating to      This school year has gotten off to a very          your child is making, and plan on coming to         Oct. 6 Columbus Grove-H                      5:00
an “Excellent” status!        Congratulations!!    good start. I wish to THANK everyone for           the Parent-Teacher conferences that are cur-        Oct. 8 NWC Tournament                        TBA
This is a huge accomplishment. It proves           all of their efforts in getting us off on the      rently scheduled for November 1st and 3rd           Oct. 10 Delphos Jefferson-T                  5:00
                                                   right foot. I hope the entire year goes as         from 4:30 -7:30 p.m. The last week of Octo-         Oct. 13 Defiance-H                           4:30
students and teachers are working hard to                                                                                                                 Oct. 17 Van Wert-H                           5:00
improve student achievement and student            smoothly as the first couple of weeks. If that     ber will be another opportunity to take the
                                                                                                                                                          Freshman Volleyball
academic growth. We will continue to moni-         happens, we will be in for a fantastic year.       OGT 10 which is required by the State for           Oct. 3 Tinora-T                              4:30
tor student growth and achievement to meet         You will be receiving the first nine weeks         graduation. The Guidance office will be             Oct. 10 Parkway-T                            5:00
the needs of all students this year, as we         mid-term reports very soon. PLEASE look            making the arrangements to have students            Oct. 13 Leipsic- H                           5:00
work to maintain an Excellent rating from          these over very carefully. This is the prime       who did not pass in the Spring to take these        Oct. 15 Leipsic Tourney-T                    9:00a
the State of Ohio.                                 time to examine these reports to determine         important tests that week, so please make           JV/Varsity Volleyball
The month of October holds many activities         just how your child has started the year aca-      sure your child gets proper nutrition and           Oct. 1 Archbold Inv-T                        9:00a
for our school. The PTO fund raiser is un-         demically. If all is going great - fantastic. If   sleep if they need to have these tests admin-       Oct. 3 Hicksville-T                          5:30
                                                   you notice that the grades are not where they      istered to them.                                    Oct. 4 Lincolnview-H                         6:00
derway and due back by October 3. Picture                                                                                                                 Oct. 6 Ada-H                                 6:00
day is October 12, so have your best smile         should be at this time, please contact the         PHS is proud of our students that are in-
                                                                                                                                                          Oct. 10 Wauseon-T                            5:30
ready! Report cards will be coming home            school or your child's teacher to discuss how      volved in extra-curricular activities. They         Oct. 11 Spencerville-T                       6:00
October 26, with conferences right around          to improve their performance. Here are just        are working hard in practices and are show-
the corner. Remember, our parent teacher           a couple of quick, helpful hints to look for if    ing this effort for the community to be proud           DISTRICT CALENDAR EVENTS
communication is essential to your child’s         they are having difficulty.                        of. Whether it is the band playing on Friday
success. Information for conferences will be       a. Are all of their assignments being written      nights, Cheerleaders, Cross Country, Golf,          Oct. 3 Band Booster Mtg                   7:00
coming home in mid-October. October 28             down in their agenda?                              Football or Volleyball, we are thankful for         Oct. 4 3rd Grade OAA Test
the PTO will host our children at the park         b. Is the work they are turning in accepta-        those that work with students to develop their      Oct. 5 Athletic Booster Meeting          7:00p
                                                   ble, grade level work?                             character and help them perform at high lev-        Oct. 5 College Fair-Vantage          6:30-8:00p
providing apples and fun. That afternoon                                                                                                                  Oct. 7 PS Screening– OE            8:30-11:00a
will be our Fall Parade. Please watch for the      c. Is their work getting returned to the           els through these activities. Thank you PHS
                                                                                                                                                          Oct. 7 PS Screening—PE            12:30– 3:00p
Parade letter to be coming home giving you         teacher finished and on time?                      community for all of your support.                  Oct. 10 Science Olympiad Mtg-Aud          7:00p
more details about this annual community           d. Are they taking the time to properly                                                                Oct. 10 Picture Day-Oakwood
                                                   study for tests and exams?                         SCHOOL LUNCH/BUS SAFETY WEEK
event.                                                                                                October 10-14 is National School Lunch Week.        Oct. 11 FFA District Meeting
I once read, “There is no exercise better for      e. Are they taking their responsibility of         We would like to recognize all the individuals      Oct. 12 Picture Day-Pldg Elem.
the heart than reaching down and lifting peo-      school seriously?                                  who work in our food service program.               Oct. 12 PSAT Test-Juniors         7:45a-12:00p
ple up.” There are a lot of healthy people         All of these hints are important steps for your    October 17-21 is National School Bus Safety         Oct. 14 FFA Fruit Sales Begin
surrounding me because I see people serving        child to be successful in school.                  Week. This year’s theme is “Avoid Harm, Obey        Oct. 14 OE Student of the Month lunch
                                                   Our annual fund raiser has ended and I do          the Stop Arm”. Thanks to everyone that works in     Oct. 14 OE KDG Grandparents Day 8:00-9:00
and lifting others throughout the day! I am                                                                                                               Oct. 14 Picture Day– Middle School
blessed to be a part of such a wonderful           not yet know the final profit total. I will put    our transportation program.
                                                                                                                                                          Oct. 17 Jostens Mtg w/Seniors
school district. It has been a spectacular Sep-    that out in a future newsletter once I find                                                            Oct. 18 FFA Chapter Mtg-Ag Room          6:15p
                                                   out. THANK YOU to all that purchased               BOARD OF ELECTIONS NOTE
tember and I am looking forward to an Out-                                                            The deadline to register to vote on November 8,     Oct. 18 Choir Concert-Auditeria          7:30p
standing October!!                                 items and helped support Paulding Middle           2011 is October 11. If you have moved or            Oct. 18 Board Mtg.-OE Café                7:00p
                                                   School. Your generosity is greatly appreciat-      changed your name since the last time you voted,    Oct. 19 Mobile Dentist-Oak. Elem.
Oakwood Elementary-Jennifer Manz                   ed. Thanks again. The items should arrive          you should contact the Board of Elections. Re-      Oct. 19-22 National FFA Convention-Indianapolis
It is very quiet at Oakwood Elementary to-         for delivery around October 14th or so.            member to take your valid driver’s license with     Oct. 20 PE Title I Family Night
day! My students and staff are at home en-         The week of September 12-16 was Safe               you when you vote.                                  Oct. 21 Jostens Senior orders due
joying the beautiful day that emerged when         Schools Week. We practiced the following           Anyone who chooses to vote an absentee ballot       Oct. 21 END OF FIRST NINE WEEKS
the fog lifted mid-morning! We attempted to        safety drills so we will be fully prepared for     may request one by calling the Board of Elections   Oct. 22 ACT Test at Paulding       7:45a-12:00
use our newly implemented 3-hour delay, but                                                           office at the number listed below, or by visiting   Oct. 24-28 OGT Testing for Jr/Sr
                                                   emergencies should they occur, (hopefully                                                              Oct. 26 Grade Cards Go Home
even that did not buy us enough time to safe-                                                         the website at: Absentee
                                                   that day never comes): Fire Drill, Tornado         ballots will be available in October. If you have   Oct. 28 OE Kdg Family Read Day            2:30p
ly send out our buses and bring the children       Drill, Protective Environment Drill, Evacua-                                                           Oct. 28 OE PS Family Day
                                                                                                      any questions about your voting status, please
in to school. (Don’t forget: If we do go to        tion Drill, Lock Down Drill and a Stay Put         contact the Paulding County Board of Elections,     Oct. 28 PE PTO Party in the Park
school on a 3-hour delay, school is not dis-       Drill. The staff and students did a fantastic      105 East Perry Street, Paulding, 419-399-8230 or    Oct. 28 PE Fall Parade
missed until 4:00.)                                job of taking these drills very seriously. I       email                     Oct. 31 Sounds of the Stadium             7:00p
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WAYNE TRACE GOLF VS AYERSVILLE                                  REINVESTING DIVI-                  of investments to provide
                                                                                                   you with income, assuming
                                                                DENDS CAN PAY OFF                  you need some income from
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                                                                                                   come provided by dividends,
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                                                                                                                                    Vantage junior Cosmetology student Ashley Antoine (Pauld-
                                                                you can control—the num-           “FROM THE VANTAGE                ing) is all smiles as she practices some newly acquired skills
                                                                ber of shares you own. And         POINT:” A CUTTING EDGE
Emily Linder putting for Wayne Trace at Pleasant Valley                                                                             on her mannequin during lab.
                                                                in the long run, share owner-
Golf Course                                                                                        CAREER
                                                                ship may be more important
                                                                than rising stock prices in                                         including hair care, skin care,    herself) teaching the junior
                                                                                                      The Vantage senior Cos-       manicures, pedicures, perma-       class, Mrs. Susie Smith, the
                                                                determining your long-term
                                                                                                   metology class is proud to an-   nents, hair cutting and styling    senior Cosmetology teacher
                                                                investment success.
                                                                                                   nounce that the Avantage’ Sa-    are being offered. Groups are      and Mrs. Maureen Teman,
                                                                    Of course, you might
                                                                                                   lon is now open! Don’t let the   always welcome. It’s a great       who is teaching the related
                                                                think that the advice of “buy
                                                                                                   construction project get in      way to have a ladies morning       portion of Cosmetology for
                                                                more shares” is easier said
                                                                                                   the way of visiting the salon.   out. Please be sure to call 419-   both juniors and seniors.
                                                                than done. After all, not ev-
                                                                                                   There’s plenty of parking in     238-5411 ext. 177 to make an           Students completing the
                                                                eryone can easily find a lot
                                                                                                   the new front parking lot and    appointment. Please note that      cosmetology course of study
                                                                of extra money to invest. But
                                                                                                   easy access into the building.   if school is on a delay, cosme-    and meeting the required
                                                                you don’t need access to vast
                                                                                                      This year brings more         tology services are cancelled      competencies have the op-
                                                                wealth to increase your share
                                                                                                   specialty services than ever     for the day.                       portunity to graduate with a
                                                                ownership—you just need
                                                                                                   before! New spa services in-         In addition to serving         diploma and a license issued
                                                                to consistently reinvest your
                                                                                                   clude “Paraffin Dipping” for     customers, students are also       by the Ohio State Board of
                                                                stock dividends.
                                                                                                   extremely dry hands, “Tea        taught salon management            Cosmetology. This program
                                                                    Just how important are re-
                                                                                                   Tree Experience”, deep con-      skills, retailing practices and    continues to boast a high rate
                                                                invested dividends to wealth
                                                                                                   ditioning treatment and aro-     communication skills. Stu-         of graduates who receive their
                                                                accumulation, as compared
                                                                                                   matherapy. The salon will        dents also study the specifics     license prior to or immedi-
                                                                to capital gains (the increase
                                                                                                   now be open from 8:30–11:00      of anatomy and chemistry           ately upon graduation from
                                                                in stock prices)? Over the
                                                                                                   a.m. and 12:00 noon – 2:30       related to the hair care in-       high school. All 25 members
                                                                135-year period from 1871
                                                                                                   p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednes-        dustry. This year’s instructors    of the class of 2011 who took
                                                                through 2003, owning stocks
                                                                                                   days and Thursdays. A vari-      are Mrs. Amy Grothouse, (a         the state Cosmetology exam
                                                                and reinvesting the dividends
                                                                                                   ety of cosmetology services      Vantage Cosmetology grad           passed with flying colors!
                                                                produced 97% of all stock
                                                                market returns, with only 3%
                                                                coming from capital gains,
                                                                according to a major study                                                       45th Annual
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   Grady Gudakunst 33           Claud 46                        ies have also pointed to the
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   Andrew Moore 41              Jerna 42                        component of total returns.
                                                                    What are the implications
   Brian Myers 44               Howard 53
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                                                                importantly, your focus on
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  “VOLLEY FOR THE CURE” AT THE PALACE                                        113th overall, was Sarah Nar-      nities across the state have        ARCHERS TAKE FIRSTS & SECONDS IN
                                                                             done earning her season best       registered in what will be
                                                                             of 25:06. Fourth for the ladies,   the largest tour yet. Fift y-one    CC INVITE
                                                                             131st, was Melissa Durham          counties are represented in
                                                                             26:28. And 5th for the lady        this year’s tour as are an in-
                                                                             panthers, 132nd overall, was       credibly diverse array of re-
                                                                             Taylor Farr with a career best     newable energies. According
                                                                             26:29.                             to the Ohio Energy Resources
                                                                                 Next was the boys who          Division, a majority of sites
                                                                             finished 12th as a team. First     on this tour have created 764
                                                                             for the team, 42nd overall, was    jobs and retained an addi-
                                                                             Travis Jones with a career         tional 1146 jobs.
                                                                             best of 18:33. Next was Storm          The “Green Energy Ohio
                                                                             Dunakin, 69th overall, with a      Tour” tour features not
                                                                             career best of 19:13. Third was    only solar, but tour sites
                                                                             Andrew Layman, 70th overall,       with wind, energy efficiency,
                                                                             with a time of 19:14. Fourth       biomass and other green en-
                                                                             for the team, 89th overall, was    ergy technologies. This free
                                                                             Ian Munger who tied his ca-        statewide event on October
                                                                             reer best of 19:47. Next was       1–2 provides the unique op-
                                                                             Patrick Troyer, 133rd overall,     portunity for people to visit
    The Wayne Trace Varsity         50/50 drawing will be held,              with a time of 21:34. Sixth        hundreds of open house sites
Volleyball Team is sponsor-         and there will be a bake sale.           was Jacob Dye, 149th overall,      and talk with owners living
ing “Volley For The Cure” on        All proceeds go to the Susan             with a time of 22:38.              and working with clean en-
Saturday, October 1 at their        G. Komen for the Cure. Pic-                  Junior High boys was the       ergy technologies, including
tri-match vs Hicksville and         tured above are Senior Raider            third competition on the day.      solar electric (202), solar ther-
Lincolnview, beginning at           Volleyballers: Kari Myers,               Dayton Pracht had a terrific       mal (47), wind (35), geother-
10:00 a.m. Pink ribbons will        Carli Sinn, Rebecca Habern,              performance earning 95th           mal (40), passive solar (37),
be available for purchase, a        and Sarah Feasby.                        overall and a career best of       LEED (17), Energy Star (12),
                                                                             13:26. Griffin Harder also had     Biomass (15), and energy ef-
PAULDING CC BATTLE                      Starting off the day was             a great performance 17:18,         ficient features (74).
INCLEMENT WEATHER                   the Lady Panthers, who fin-              which is a career best, 196th          Learn how friends and           Antwerp freshman Bailee Sigman and senior Tricia Smalley.
AT VAN WERT HOSPITAL                ished 14th as a team. We had             overall.                           neighbors are combating ris-        More pictures at
                                    Ashley Johanns coming in 1st                 Junior high girls finished     ing energy costs, slashing
INVITATIONAL                                                                 the day with two career bests.     utility bills, utilizing incen-         The Archer runners hosted     1st overall; Senior Joe Hilton
                                    for the team, 102nd place over-
                                    all, with a 24:44. Next was Ra-          First was Allison Harpel who       tives and tax credits. Learn        a Cross Country invite with       earned 2nd for the Archers (7th
   On Saturday the Paulding                                                  ran a 17:19 and earned 136th       about opportunities for all         Ayersville, Paulding, North       overall); Junior Isaac Rein-
Panthers participated in the        chael Kesler, 108th place, with
                                    a career best 24:58. Rachael             overall. Next was Daleigh Da-      Ohioans to invest in a bright-      Central, and Holgate on Tues-     hart came in 3rd for the team
Van Wert Invitational with                                                   vis who ran a 17:28, who was       er, cleaner future by joining       day, September 13.                (17th overall); Senior Bryant
great performances despite          eclipsed her previous mark by
                                    nearly two minutes. Coming               142nd overall.                     Green Energy Ohio during                The HS girls took 1st place   Miesle earned a 4th place for
the weather.                                                                                                    the 9th Annual Green Energy         for their team, with Senior       the Archers (18th overall); and
                                    in 3rd for the lady panthers,
                                                                             THANK YOU                          Ohio Tour, Saturday and Sun-        Ellise Wetli coming in 1st for    sophomore Matt Reinhart
                                                                                                                day, Oct. 1–2.                      the Archers (2nd overall). Se-    earned 5th (22nd overall).

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                                                                                                          p     shops, workforce training and       as a team. Senior Colin Krick     Evan Hilton took 5th for the
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                                                                                4. Paulding Auto Group                                              scale solar array; The McK-       Van Wert will be a host site,
                                                                                                                Buckeye State.                      elvey/Isaacs Residence, with      with a presentation at 1:30
                                                                             5-6                                    GEO Executive Director
         Hours:                      Dr. Tom Wilkin                             5. T.J.’s 1-10                  Bill Spratley said, “We are
                                                                                                                                                    Solar Thermal and 2.3 kW          p.m. about the upcoming
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                                                                                                                to hold a statewide tour effort     that it produces all the energy   Iberdrola Renewables rep-
                                                                             EVER; VANTAGE CAREER               in 2011, building on our 2010
                                                                                                                                                    it needs.                         resentative. Following the
                                                                             CENTER ONE OF 260 SITES            Tour that was the largest in            **Southeast: A Guided         presentations, guests will be
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FARM EQUIPMENT ROAD-                                 farmer has safely moved over                                                                               VILLAGE OF ANTWERP                           many lots inside the village that have

                                                                                             CLASSIFIED ADS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             never been billed for storm water (emp-
WAY SAFETY                                           and there is plenty of room to                                                                             REGULAR COUNCIL MEET-                        ty lots). These property owners will re-
                                                     get by.                                                                                                    ING MINUTES FOR 9/19/11
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ceive a letter stating in 2012 they will

                                                                                          Sell it in the Classifieds!
                                                                                                                                                                                                             start receiving storm water bills. Th is
By: Jim Lopshire. Exten-                                Farmers must remember                                                                                                                                collection could result in an additional
sion Educator                                        to place slow moving vehicle                                                                                     The regular meeting of the Village     $3,000 to $3,500 in revenue.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Keeran stated the village needs
    With the beginning of                            (SMV) emblems on equip-                Classified ads are $7.50 for 20 words or less                        of Antwerp Council was called to or-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             a new (used) dump truck and will
                                                                                                                                                                der at 5:30 p.m. by Mayor Ray DeLong.
the harvest season comes                             ment traveling at less than 25               and $.15 for each additional word.                            Council persons present: Rudie Reeb,         be pricing one. The purchase can be
                                                     mph and make sure they are                       Bold is $1.00 additional.                                 Steve Derck, Karen Lee, Larry Ryan,          through the sewer fund. Rohrs stated
increased farm equipment                                                                                                                                        Mike Rohrs and Council President Jan         the village needs an additional truck
traffic and greater potential                        clearly visible, clean and not     Fax: (419) 258-1313 • Email:                      Reeb. Also in attendance at the meet-        anyway. Th is truck will not be full-
for farm vehicle roadway col-                        faded.                                      P.O. Box 1008, Antwerp, OH 45813                               ing: Solicitor Melanie Farr, Adminis-        sized but one that the grit spreader can
                                                                                                                                                                                                             be installed on.
                                                                                                                                                                trator Sara Keeran, and Fiscal Officer
lisions. The National Safety                            Farm equipment op-               Deadline for classified ads is Mondays at 12 Noon.                      Loretta Baker. Media: Peter Greer                 November 1st village employee
Council estimates some                               erators should use warn-                   Classifieds MUST be paid up front!!                              from Defiance Crescent. Visitor: Keith       health insurance must be renewed and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Keeran presented the renewal options.
                                                     ing flashers as well as signal                                                                             Nern.
15,000 collisions involving                                                                                                                                           The minutes from the regular           Finance committee feels they will need
farm vehicles occur each year                        lights or proper hand signals        CULLER CONSTRUCTION                  AL GRIFFITHS CONSTRUC-           council meeting held August 15, 2011,        to meet to discuss this and the bud-
                                                                                                                                                                were reviewed.                               get. Finance committee will meet on
on United States roadways.                           to indicate to motorists their   LLC: Mike Culler. New Con-           TION – Windows, light electri-             Motion made by Rohrs, seconded         9/26/11 at 4:00 p.m.
These farm equipment road-                           location and intentions in ad-   struction – Remodel – Decks          cal, dry wall, siding, doors &       by Ryan to accept the minutes from                New business:
                                                                                      – Painting – Complete Home           more. Call Al for your repair        August council meeting. 6 yeas, 0 nays.           No new business reported or dis-
way collisions result in an                          vance of turns.                                                                                                                                         cussed.
                                                                                      or Office. 35 years experience.      or construction needs. 419-          Motion carried and approved.
average of 94 fatalities each                           Operators should consider                                                                                     The August disbursements were               Police report:
                                                                                      Home: 419-258-2243.         eot      506-2102.                       tf                                                     Written report by Chief Clemens
year according to the United                         using an escort vehicle and                                                                                reviewed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             showed 162 calls for service with 51 of-
                                                     other warnings to oncoming           THE COMPUTER DEPOT: M-F              FOR RENT IN PAYNE, OH: A               Motion made by Jan Reeb, sec-
States National Traffic Safety                                                        9a-9p, Sat. by appt. 1-419-258-                                           onded by Derck to approve the August         fenses for the month of August.
                                                     motorists when moving wide                                            4 bedroom house. References          reconciliation report. 6 yeas, 0 nays.            EMS report:
Administrations         Fatality                                                      0015 or 1-866-464-2815, www.         and deposit required. Call 419-      Motion carried and approved.                      EMS billing clerk Merriman pro-
Analysis Reporting System.                           equipment on roadways, es- Getting            258-8314.                   39-40          Visitors:                              vided a written report showing depos-
    The U.S. Department of                           pecially at night.               your computer back on track!                                                    One visitor present, Keith Nern,       its for August of $6,859.09.
                                                                                                                               FOR SALE: Twin bed mat-          who stated “only observing.”                      Committee reports:
Transportation notes the                                Be patient and think safe-    eot
                                                                                                                           tress and bookcase style                   Fiscal officer report:                      Jan Reeb stated the public service
most common time of day for                          ty first when approaching or         LLC RECYCLING SERVICE            headboard with drawers be-                 Baker read resolution no. 2011-19:     committee met concerning village wide
                                                                                                                                                                A resolution accepting the amounts           garbage pick up and could not come to
collisions is between 4:00 p.m.                      operating farm equipment         now accepting your scrap             neath. $125.00. Please call          and rates as determined by the budget        an agreement. Th is topic is tabled.
and 8:00 p.m. and that studies                       on our roadways. With com-       appliances,       refrigerators,     419-399-2239.                        commission and authorizing the nec-               Mayor’s report:
                                                                                      freezers, air conditioners,                                               essary tax levies and certifying them to          Mayor DeLong reported that
show that left-turn, rear-end                        mon-sense care and caution,                                               LEINARD MOBILE HOME              the county auditor, and declaring the        mayor’s court collected $5,139 for the
                                                     motorists can reach their des-   microwaves, lawn mowers,                                                                                               village for the month of August after
and passing collisions are the                                                        cars, trucks—anything metal.         COMMUNITY: Across from the           same an emergency.
                                                     tinations safely, farmers can                                         A&W, Antwerp has lots avail-               Motion made by Ryan, seconded          court costs. R.I.T.A. Collections are
most common types of farm                                                             We will pick up! Call 419-769-                                            by Rohrs to suspend the rules regard-        $12,068.68 above last year’s collections
vehicle roadway accidents.                           get their work done safely,      2638.                         tf     able, homes for sale, and rent-      ing resolution no. 2011-19. 6 yeas, 0        at this time.
    Here are a few roadway                           and needless roadway injuries                                         als. Contracts available. Appli-     nays. Motion carried and approved.                Mayor DeLong asked for council’s
                                                                                          HAUGHN'S AMMO & ORD-             cation and references required.            Motion made by Jan Reeb, second-       support in moving the museum con-
safety tips that can help mo-                        and fatalities can be avoided.   NANCE: Clearance on all Ruger                                             ed by Derck to accept resolution no.         tents into storage upstairs on a tem-
                                                                                                                           419-258-2710.                   tf   2011-19. 6 yeas, 0 nays. Motion carried      porary basis, providing more room for
torists and farm equipment                                                            firearms. 419-636-7994    eot                                                                                          the police department. ACDC, police
                                                                                                                               FOR RENT in Woodburn: Very       and approved.
operators make Northwest                             PAULDING RESERVOIR                   THE APPLE BARN, 25033            nice 2 bdrm home, 2 car garage,            Baker notified council that the        deputies and village workers are will-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ing to help with this endeavor.
Ohio roadways safer during                           PARK SOFTBALL STAND-             Maumee Center Road, Wood-            a/c, w&d, lawn maintained,
                                                                                                                                                                fi re contracts have been signed and
                                                                                                                                                                approved by Harrison and Carryall                 Motion made by Ryan, seconded
the coming harvest season                            INGS AS OF 9/23                  burn. Mid to late season va-         NO pets. $595mo/$595 dep. +          townships for the years 2012, 2013 and       by Lee to move museum contents up-
and throughout the year.                                                              rieties available. Jelly, jam        utilities. Call for appt. 260-632-   2014.                                        stairs for temporary storage. 6 yeas, 0
                                                                                      and apple butter. Fresh apple                                                   Administrator’s report:                nays. Motion carried and approved.
    Keep alert and watch                                 Tuesday Coed League                                               5123.                           tf         Oley McMichael indicated he                 Motion made by Rudie Reeb, sec-
                                                                                      cider weekly, custom cider                                                                                             onded by Derck to adjourn the meet-
closely for slow-moving ve-                             1. Archbold Equipment         pressing. Tue, W, Sat 10:00–             5-FAMILY GARAGE SALE:            wanted to be on the agenda to discuss
                                                                                                                                                                with council the deadline to apply           ing. 6 yeas, 0 nays. Meeting adjourned
hicles, and slow down im-                            10-0                             4:00pm; Thu & F 10:00–               Thurs & Fri, Sept 29 & 30, 9–5.      the fi nal coat of asphalt in the Mau-       at 6:20 p.m.
mediately upon spotting one.                            2. Blackies 7-1               6:00pm; closed Sunday &              402 E. Canal. Housewares,            mee Landing subdivision. He was not
Most agricultural equipment                                                           Monday. 260-704-8058, 260-           Christmas decor, combo car-          present at council meeting. Solicitor
                                                        3. Bruce Kunesh Auto 7-2                                                                                Farr reviewed the May 17, 2010 coun-
travels at 25 miles per hour or                                                       622-6693 or 260-704-8056. tf         seat/stroller, Jr. golf club set,    cil meeting minutes with council. The
                                                        4. Hitmen 6-6                                                      adult golf bag, new 12' pool,
less. A motorist traveling at 55                                                          FOR SALE: 1995 Ford 250                                               May 2010 meeting minutes reflect that
                                                        5. Grace Home Improve-                                             small computer desk, clothes
                                                                                                                                                                council approved a one extension for
miles per hour approaching a                         ments 2-8                        van, 216,000 miles, runs                                                  the fi nal coat of asphalt to be applied.
                                                                                      good, 6 cylinder, AC, $700.          – boys 8-10, scrapbooking &
farm vehicle going 25 miles                                                                                                                                     The one year extension was until Sep-
per hour can close a distance
                                                        6. Hoff man Builders 2-8
                                                        7. Jones Home Improve-
                                                                                      TAPCO PRO 3, 14" throat with         much, much more. Priced to
                                                                                                                           sell.                           p
                                                                                                                                                                tember of 2011. Farr advised council
                                                                                                                                                                that it could ask the developer to pro-
                                                                                      sidewinder and cut-off, siding                                                                                              Randy L. Moore, Auctioneer
of 300 feet in a few seconds.                        ment 1-9                         cut-off cable, $1300. 419-506-           GARAGE SALE: New items           vide either a performance bond or let-
    Farm equipment can be                               Thursday Coed League          1900.                           p    added! Old/new glass, old/
                                                                                                                                                                ter of credit to the village for assurance
                                                                                                                                                                that the funds are available to cover the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Call: 419-303-4894
longer and wider than it ap-                            1. TCB 11-1                       WANT WINDOW COVERINGS            new books, cookie jars, can-         expenses related to the application of
pears. Motorists should be                              2. TJ’s Bar 9-3               that look great for years? Drapes,   ister sets, Boyd bears, VHS          the fi nal coat of asphalt. Mayor DeLong       AUCTIONS FOR 2011
                                                                                                                                                                stated he will speak with Oley McMi-
patient since the farmer may                            3. Eds Car Care 9-3           valances, verticals, shades, etc.    tapes, Christmas items, and          chael about his intentions and bring          Van Wert County Fairgrounds Jr.
not be able to move over to                                                           Measured and installed. Call         much more. Sept. 30–Oct. 1,          information to the next meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fair Building • US 127 S.,
                                                        4. Cap N Cork 2-10                                                 9-5. 8068 Road 230 (corner                 Keeran reported that Gorrell will
allow you to pass. Only pass                            5. Smalleys Body Shop 4-8     Judy McCalla, Hicksville, 419-                                            have the appraisals ready next week           Van Wert, Ohio • Starts at 5:30 pm
                                                                                      542-6182.                       tf   of 230/73). About 5 miles east       regarding the Dutchman’s Cove ease-
the farm equipment when the                             6. Nasty Habits 1-11                                               of Antwerp, left on 73, 1 1/4        ment. Keeran stated that the village
                                                                                          BEAUTIFUL NEW 3 AND
                                                                                      4 bedroom single family              miles to 230, turn right. First      could proceed with the project this
                                                                                                                                                                fall if it could reach an agreement with
                                                                                                                                                                                                              AUCTION DATES
                                                      FT/PT Seasonal
                                                                                                                           house on right. Rain or shine!
 PUBLIC AUCTION                                                                       homes. 2 car attached garage                                              property owners on the appropriation
                                                                                      & quiet community AT De-                                             p    of the easement.                                   October 3rd
                                                      HELP WANTED                     fiance Crossing on Ottawa                FT. DEFIANCE Antiques.                 Bids received for the Depot Project
                                                                                                                                                                came in $15,950 over the total award
EVERY SATURDAY AT 6PM                                                                 Avenue, Defiance, OH. Rents          Find your treasures at our           grant. Keeran told ODOT the village           October ................. 3rd & 17th
                                                        CDL and AG                    starting at $629, income lim-        over 4,000 sq. ft. location at       would not pay the additional $15,950.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              November ..............7th & 21st
 LARGE VARIETY OF                                     Experience Helpful
                                                                                      its apply. Contact the leasing       402 Clinton Street, Defiance.        ODOT included a statement in the last
                                                                                                                                                                bid notice that only prequalified bid-        December ............. 5th & 19th
   MERCHANDISE                                                                        office at 419-782-0997 or visit
                                                                                      our website at defiancecross-
                                                                                                                           Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM–5PM.
                                                                                                                           Phone: 419-782-6003.            tf
                                                                                                                                                                ders could respond. Th is excluded lo-
                                                                                                                                                                cal contractors from bidding. ODOT
             ~ EVERYONE WELCOME ~                          Call                               eot        SCHWARTZ ODD JOBS
                                                                                                                                                                has stated that it will not bid the proj-
                                                                                                                                                                ect again. A meeting will be held with         Auction Held on 1st & 3rd
 PORTER AUCTION                                        260-632-4284                       PONTOON TRAILER RENTAL:
                                                                                      Outboard & I/O Winterization.
                                                                                                                           Amish Crew: Specializing in all
                                                                                                                           types of construction. Interior
                                                                                                                                                                ODOT, the mayor, Keeran and the
                                                                                                                                                                fi nance committee to discuss the con-          Monday of each month
                            19326 Co. Rd. 60                                          Flat Rock Marina. 13453 Rd. 171,                                          cerns Keeran has should the village bid
                                                                                                                           & exterior remodeling & build
                             Grover Hill, OH                                          Defiance, OH 43512. 419-393-         new. We also restore old barns.
                                                                                                                                                                the project.
                                                                                                                                                                      Aimee Lichty is reviewing the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Personal Auction

                       For Info Call: 419-587-3770                                    2587                       38-39p    (260)710-1345.             33-44p    storm water customer list and found             Services Available
                                                                                          FOR SALE: Fiberglass                 FLEA MARKET/BARN SALE:

     Huber Opera House
                                                                                      shower stall, approx. 30" x          Multiple party sale (last sale
                                                                                      30", $20.00. Oak round table,        of year) October 1st & 2nd.                                                           Mon.-Fri. 8-5 • Sat. 8-12
                                                                                      $125.00. Jason hugger top            Collectibles, Antiques, Camp-
                              & Civic Center Upcoming Events                          for S10 pick-up, $150.00. Old        ing, Hunting, Fishing, Tools,
           157 E. High • Hicksville • 419-542-9553 •     combination safe, on wheels.         Toys, Domestics, Two Estate
                                                                                      Call 260-632-4675, no reason-        liquidations,         Household
                               The Singing Auctioneer                                 able offer refused.             p    items, yarn, quilting, glass-
             will be coming back to the Huber by popular demand!                          FOR SALE: NUT MEATS. Black       ware, Beanie Babie collection,
                                                                                                                           New items added, New vend-                 BUYERS & PROCESSORS OF SCRAP IRON & METAL
               Patriotic, Gospel, Show Tunes, - all your favorites                    walnuts, Hickory nuts, English
                                                                                                                                                                              JUNK CARS • ALUMINUM CANS
           insterspersed with Dane Bailey’s humor and enthusiasm.                     walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Bra-       ers welcome, 211 Emerald Rd,
                                                                                                                                                                        USED MOTOR OIL ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING
                October 2nd at 2pm with admission by donation                         zil nuts, Hazel nuts, and Raw        Paulding, OH. Call for avail-
                                                                                                                                                                          USED AUTO & TRUCK PARTS FOR SALE
                                                                                      peanuts. Karl Wilhelm, 260-403-      able space, 419-769-5626.
 Send your early memories of the Huber to us by October 1st and                       5868.                      39-40p       DEADLINE FOR THE CLASSI-            Steve Garmater                    PO Box 186, 14007 Bull Rapids Rd.
  keep in mind that the dedication will be October 23rd at 2 pm                           1 BEDROOM Efficiency             FIEDS & “FOR SALE BY OWNER IN          260-657-5129                                       Harlan, IN 46743
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PAULDING COUNTY                      warnings.                          OAKWOOD ELEMENTARY HAPPENINGS!                                       own conclusions.                  throughout the day.
CHRONICLES II                            4. Do not worry if others                                                                               1) HEALTHY EATING                9) BETTER ROLE MOD-
                                     do not understand you. Wor-                                                                             HABITS – It is well estab-        EL – Help your children to
By: Caroline Wells Zim-              ry if you do not understand                                                                             lished that people who con-       develop healthy eating habits.
merman                               them.                                                                                                   sume breakfast eat less total     Monkey see, monkey do.
  Chinese Proverbs By Con-               5. Reading without think-                                                                           fat and cholesterol and more         10) FUN! – Eating is a fun,
 fucius (Spring And Autumn           ing will confuse you. Think-                                                                            vitamins, minerals and fiber      pleasant and enjoyable expe-
            Period)                  ing without reading will place                                                                          than people who skip it.          rience. Maple syrup anyone?
    1. A tyrannical govern-          you in danger.                                                                                              2) WEIGHT MANAGE-                The best breakfasts con-
ment is worse than a man-                6. When you have faults,                                                                            MENT – The National Weight        tain whole grain carbs to give
eating tiger.                        do not fear to abandon them.                                                                            Control Registry reported         you immediate energy, lean
    2. A man’s time has passed           7. The wise man is satisfied                                                                        that those people who con-        protein to give you lasting
if he is despised at forty.          and composed, the mean man                                                                              sume breakfast have an easier     fullness and energy, and some
    3. There are four abuses:        is always full of distress.                                                                             time managing their weight.       type of fruit or veggie for fi-
desire to succeed in order to            8. While you do not know                                                                                3) REDUCED DIABE-             ber, water and nutrients. Here
make oneself famous; taking          life, how can you know about                                                                            TES RISK – A report by the        are some simple ideas to jazz
credit for the labors of oth-        death?                                                                                                  American Heart Association        up a ho-hum breakfast table.
ers; refusal to correct one’s            9. Going too far is as wrong                                                                        showed that breakfast eaters         —Slow cooking oats or
errors despite advice; refusal       as falling short.                                                                                       are less likely to have diabe-    steel-cut oats with kiwi, man-
to change one’s ideas despite            10. There are three things                                                                          tes.                              go, banana, green grapes, and
                                     against which the wise man                                                                                  4)    MORE       ENERGY       honey.
                                     guards: (a) lust when young,                                                                            – Breakfast supplies the nu-         —Waffles with warm pea-
   When I grow up I                  (b) quarrels when strong, (c)                                                                           trients to stay energized for     nut butter, banana slices, and
     wanna be a                      and covetousness when old.         Oakwood Elementary students who passed the Ohio                      longer.                           chopped walnuts and a glass

 Rock Star!
                                         11. Repay resentment with      Achievement Assessments last spring were treated to a Scav-              5) FITNESS – Those who        of milk or milk substitute.
                                     justice. Repay virtue with vir-    enger Hunt on Friday, September 16th. One of the stops was           eat breakfast are more likely        —Fruit Bruschetta: Whole
                                     tue.                               at Oakwood Hardware. Enjoying the friendly dog who met               to participate in fitness regi-   grain bread topped with hon-
                                         12. It is a disgrace for       them at the door are Zach Herman, Jacob Black, Kylie Lane,           mens                              ey, peanut butter, and fresh
                                     a gentleman’s words to be          Stephanie Powell (hidden behind the dog), Jacee Harwell,                 6) FOCUS – The American       fruit.
                                     greater than his deeds.            and Colton Lloyd. After the hunt was over, the students              Dietetic Association says that       —Yogurt with granola,
                                         13. Boasts are harder to       walked to the park to enjoy some pizza.                              those who eat breakfast have      nuts, seeds and fruit.
                                     honor than promises.                                                                                    an easier time focusing and          Happy eating! If you have
                                         14. A great man is hard on                                                                          are more productive through-      any questions or topics you
                                                                        philosopher of the Spring and      ty, ancestor worship, respect
                                     himself; a small man is hard                                                                            out the day than those who do     would like discussed, please
                                                                        Autumn Period. He empha-           of elders by their children
                                     on others.                                                                                              not.                              email punkyprune@yahoo.
                                                                        sized personal and govern-         and respect of husbands and
                                         15. Everyone is entitled to                                                                             7) MEMORY – improve-          com
                                                                        mental morality, correctness       wives for each other.
                                     an education.                                                                                           ments in memory and learn-
                                                                        of social relationships, justice
 If you see this rock                    Note: Confucius was tra-                                                                            ing abilities.                       Be sure to tell the busi-
                                     ditionally b. 28 September
                                                                        and sincerity. Jesus Christ        THE PUNKY PRUNE                       8) BETTER MOOD –
  star around, wish                                                     would have been aware of his                                                                           nesses you patronize, that
                                     551 BC — d. 479 BC. He was                                                                              Skipping breakfast can lead to    you saw their ad in the West
   her a happy 40th!                                                    teachings, even though no          By: Rachel Steiner
                                     a Chinese thinker and social                                                                            feeling grumpy and fatigued       Bend News.
                                                                        texts survive that he authored.        Hi again! This week I
                                                                        He was thought to have been        thought I would discuss one
 DERCK’S LANDSCAPING SUPPLIES                                           the editor or author of all of
                                                                        the “Spring and Autumn
                                                                                                           of my favorite things ever.
                                                                                                           Breakfast! I am a firm be-
                                                                                                                                                     Sherry Sales And Service
         15193 Rd. 45                                                   Annals” and the “Classic of        liever in eating a good, hearty        TIRES AT WHOLESALE PRICES
      Antwerp, Ohio 45813                                               Rites”. He expressed: “Do not      breakfast, and foods of this                       All Brands and Sizes
          419-258-2512                                                  do to others what you do not       genre are often sweet and sa-
                                                                        want done to yourself”, one                                                    cars • trucks • motorcycles • atvs
          419-506-1902                                                                                     vory which is perfect for my
                                                                        of the earlier versions of the     taste buds! There is tons of
      Mulch Colors:                                                     Golden Rule.
                                                                            Confucius’ principles have
                                                                                                           information and studies out                  Out of the Way But Less to Pay!
        Red, Brown, and Gold;                                                                              there showing why breakfast
        NEW COLOR: BLACK                                                had a common Chinese tra-          is so important, but here I                  9917 Road 171, Oakwood, OH
                                                                        dition and belief. He had a
      Black Dirt and Small Gravel.
         Everything is in Bulk                                          strong belief for family loyal-
                                                                                                           have gathered a few facts to
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