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                     VOLUME 7 – ISSUE 13                                             Serving All of Paulding County and Surrounding Areas - 419-258-2000                                        WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011

MICHELIN TO INVEST $50 MILLION TO UP-                                              competitive incentive pack-
                                                                                   age to help secure the invest-
                                                                                                                              ing in the form. The current
                                                                                                                              number of teams at the time
                                                                                                                                                                  LEARNING IS AN ART @ OAKWOOD
GRADE, EXPAND BFGOODRICH TIRE PLANT                                                ment worth more than $3                    of this article is only 15 of the   ELEMENTARY
                                                                                   million, including a personal              normal 100 team schedule.
                                                                                   and real property tax abate-                   We all know how the 24
                                                                                   ment of $2.1 million, which                hour charity basketball mar-
                                                                                   was approved by the Allen                  athon works and we need
                                                                                   County Council on January                  at least two weeks to have
                                                                                   20, 2011. The incentive offers             t-shirts produced, organize
                                                                                   were a cumulative effort that              a schedule and get all the
                                                                                   came from Allen County,                    information to the printers
                                                                                   the Indiana Economic De-                   and newspapers so they can
                                                                                   velopment Corporation and                  be ready for the week of the
                                                                                   WorkOne Northeast.                         marathon. This doesn’t even
                                                                                       “The continued invest-                 mention the time it takes to
                                                                                   ment in Allen County by                    schedule referees and clock
                                                                                   Michelin for its BFGoodrich                workers for the event. Please
                                                                                   Tire plant has provided good               help us raise even more mon-
                                                                                   paying jobs to many North-                 ey than last year’s amount
                                                                                   east Indiana residents for 50              of $7,465.15. The Paulding
                                                                                   years,” said County Commis-                County Society for Crip-
    Michelin North America             mission, WorkOne Northeast                  sioner Nelson Peters. “We’re               pled Children & Adults has
is investing an additional $50         and the Indiana Economic                    looking forward to BFGo-                   been granted $100,000.00 in
million to upgrade equip-              Development Corporation,                    odrich thriving in our com-                matching funds through the
ment and expand production             all of whom were influential                                                                                                  Oakwood Elementary first      where we will be showcasing
                                                                                   munity for another 50 years                Defiance-Paulding Chapter           graders, Tianna Cooper and       some of the really wonder-
capacity at the company’s              in helping to secure this in-               to come.”                                  of Thrivent Financial of Lu-
Fort Wayne BFGoodrich Tire             vestment,” said Dent John-                                                                                                 Mark Butler, are conducting      ful things going on at our
                                                                                                                              therans for the marathon.           a science experiment with        school. You can participate in
manufacturing facility in              son, plant manager. “This
Woodburn, IN, adding ap-               investment enables us to in-                REMEMBER YOUR BASKET-                          Entry forms are available       Tianna’s pony Scooter. Their     SMARTBoard lessons, walk
                                                                                   BALL MARATHON ENTRIES                      from Payne & Paulding Mar-          project, and the projects of     through the science fair, try
proximately 35 new jobs to             crease production capacity                                                             amarts, H&H Cleaners – An-
the local economy. The an-             while continuing to deliver                                                                                                their classmates, will be dis-   your hand at some learning
                                                                                       It’s time to get your 33rd             twerp, Vogel’s Barber Shop,         played at Oakwood Elemen-        games, watch a live musical
nouncement was made today              high-quality products to our                                                           or Benschneider Auto. You
during a ceremony at the               customers. It will also up-                 Basketball Marathon entries                                                    tary’s “Learning Is An Art”      performance or two, study
                                                                                   turned in!                                 may also find entry forms in        open house on Thursday,          class pictures from years ago,
City-County building in Fort           grade the flexibility and ca-                                                          full page ads in prior weeks
Wayne during which Mi-                 pability of this facility to help               Yes, I know March Mad-                                                     April 7th from 6:30 to 8:00.     take a look at several differ-
                                                                                   ness is getting all you basket-            of this newspaper. Remember            The staff and students in-    ence art projects, and much
chelin thanked state and lo-           improve its long-term com-                                                             our motto: “Playing ball for
cal officials and development          petitiveness.”                              ball fans blurry-eyed watch-                                                   vite all neighbors, friends,     more. Please make plans to
                                                                                   ing those Buckeye’s make a                 those who can’t”.                   family, and supporters of        attend our “Learning Is An
agencies for their continued               The 1,900,000 square-
support of Michelin’s invest-          foot facility, which opened in              run for another champion-                                                      Oakwood Elementary to join       Art” evening!
ment in Allen County.                  1961, produces passenger car                ship. But don’t forget the bas-            TINY BUBBLES, UKULELE,              us for this special evening
    “We are deeply grateful            and light truck BFGoodrich                  ketball marathon deadline is               SUN, SURF—YEP, THE
to the state of Indiana, the           Tires and currently employs                 next week, April 5th.                      GRASS IS GREENER
Fort Wayne-Allen County                1,580 people. Upgrades and                      I know you are all think-                                                  bar. The fun and games start     dressed. The Grand Prize is
Economic Development Al-               expansion work will begin                   ing, we always take the en-                By: Sue Knapp                       at 7:00 p.m. At 8:00 p.m. the    tickets to see Kenny Chesney
liance and the Allen County            immediately.                                tries after the deadline and                   This description does not       Junk Yard Band will play un-     in Fort Wayne on May 6.
Department of Planning Ser-                The Fort Wayne-Allen                    it is true the deadline is set a           fit Antwerp, Ohio—this de-          til midnight.                       This fun night is spon-
vices, as well as the County           County Economic Develop-                    few days earlier than we re-               scription is where we wish we           There will be a 50/50 raf-   sored by the United Way of
Council and County Com-                ment Alliance compiled a                    ally need to have them in by.              were at!                            fle and a contest for the best   Paulding.
                                                                                   But, the problem is the time                   The United Way of Pauld-
                                                                                   it takes to mail entries in we             ing County is offering us a

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                                                                                   now the committee has had to
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                                                                                   they simply delayed send-
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   Fling, (in conjunction with Paulding Co. United Way)                                     4:30-7:00 p.m.                        419-399-3071
   Pork Loin Dinner with Full Salad Bar only $10, 4:30–                              Dine-In or Carry-out available               Public Is Welcome!
  7:30. Junkyard Band starting at 8:00 pm. 50/50 re-
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OBITUARIES                         great-grandchildren.              did the angel tell Joseph?           praise from those around us,        pretenses, and be ourselves.        was a shabbily dressed man
                                       You are invited to partici-       6. In Luke 2:4-7, where was      but inside, we will know they       There, when we are real, we         in his late 50s. He was weak
    Paul E. Cramer, 78, died       pate in his memorial service      Jesus born?                          aren’t celebrating us; they’re      can encounter God. The              and shivering; next to him on
Friday, March 25, 2011 at the      Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 2:00       7. In Luke 2:10-11, the an-      celebrating our lie, our abil-      wonderful, forgiving, awe-          the asphalt appeared to be his
Paulding County Hospital,          p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of       gels told the shepherds what?        ity to perform, the fake per-       inspiring, God. So great that       worldly possessions.
Paulding.                          Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2937 CR          8. In Matthew 2:2, the wise      son we have come up with.           He’s the creator of the uni-            The older of the two of-
    He was born in Paulding        424, Antwerp.                     men came to do what?                     There is another path.          verse. Yet so close that He         ficers was stooped over in
County Ohio on February 6,             Memorial contributions            9. How many wise men             It seems sort of crazy. This        loves the real you and me.          front of the man. His partner
1933 the son of Paul G. and        may be made to the Kingdom        were there?                          path is harder to travel but        A God that freely gives us          stood watching intently. My
Esther M. (Ream) Cramer.           Hall. Condolences and fond            10. In Luke 2:22-24 these        way more satisfying. It’s           grace so that when we fail,         initial take was that the older
On June 28, 1958 he married        memories may be shared at         verses tell us Mary presented        to be real yet still strive for     we won’t give up. A God so          officer was frisking the man.
Shirley J. Fulk, who survives.     w w w.dooley funeralhome.         baby Jesus unto the Lord by          perfection, knowing that we         loving, that when we are            Five steps closer, my cynicism
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran         com                               sacrificing what?                    will not attain it on this side     down, we are constantly re-         turned to amazement. The of-
of the Korean War. He was a            Waneta E. “Granny” Ko-            Loved ones, please con-          of the grave, but never giv-        minded that we can get back         ficer wasn’t patting the man
member of the First Christian      chel, 88, died Monday, March      tinue to study the Bible, ask-       ing up. It’s to try to achieve      up and give it another shot.        down; he was bent over tying
Church of Paulding, Ohio.          21, 2011 at CHP Defiance          ing God in prayer to help you.       an ideal that we know we            A God, who, through grace,          the man’s boot laces because
He was a member of Pauld-          Area Inpatient Hospice, Defi-     Comments or questions on             cannot attain. Irrational,          encourages us to be whom            the [homeless man] was in
ing V.F.W. Post #587. He was       ance, OH.                         today’s study, call James Pot-       yes. Liberating, completely.        He has destined for us to           such bad shape he couldn’t
a Mason belonging to Flat              She was born in Hancock       ter at 419-393-4775 or Lon-              John wrote, “If we say we       be, with our faults and all. A      do it himself. As the officer
Rock Lodge #580 F&AM of            County, Ohio on April 23,         nie Lambert at 419-399-5022.         have no sin, we deceive our-        real God for real people like       put one dirty boot on his own
Payne, Ohio. He was a retired      1922 the daughter of Gail         Always remember Jesus loves          selves, and the truth is not in     you and me.                         pant leg and then another, his
Teamster driving for Preston       and Ethel (Williams) Sierer.      you and so does the Oakwood          us. If we confess our sins, he         You can read more of             young partner soft ly talked to
Trucking Company of Co-            On December 20, 1949 she          church of Christ.                    is faithful and just to forgive     Regan’s writings at         the man, trying to determine
lumbus, Ohio.                      married Ralph L. Kochel,              Answers to last week ques-       us our sins and to cleanse us or         what kind of help he needed.
    Surviving are his wife,        who preceded her in death         tions:                               from all unrighteousness”           stop in to worship God with             At a time when a relative
Shirley J. Cramer of Pauld-        on March 12, 1989. She was            1. True; 2. True; 3. Jesus; 4.   [1 John 1:8-9 (ESV)]. Sin is        him and his church family           handful of cowboy cops often
ing; two sons: Michael (Pat-       owner/operator of the former      Jesus; 5. Jesus; 6. Bear witness     imperfection. It’s missing          on Sundays at Riverside at          dominate the news and public
ty) Cramer of Waterville,          Kochel’s Grocery Store, Junc-     of the light (Jesus); 7. Andrew      the mark. And we are all            10:30 a.m.                          opinion, officers of courage
OH and David (Terri) Cra-          tion, OH, for 40 years.                                                sinners. And we will remain                                             and character perform quiet,
mer of Columbus, OH; one
daughter, Christy Cramer of
                                       She is survived by two
                                   daughters: Edna Bernath of
                                                                     FAKING GRACE AWAY                    sinners. Nothing we can do
                                                                                                          will stop us from sinning.
                                                                                                                                              SPECIAL LENTEN                      unnoticed acts of selflessness.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Regarding our treatment
Paulding; six grandchildren:       Bryan, OH, and Mary (Sid-
                                                                     By: Regan Clem, Riverside
                                                                                                          Unless, of course, we want          SERVICES AT TWIN                    of others, especially those
Bradley, Brandon, Kylee, Ian,
Quinn and Cameron; two
                                   ney) McMillan of Defiance;
                                   five grandchildren; eight
                                                                     Christian Church
                                                                                                          to deceive ourselves and be
                                                                                                          fake. But that’s not the path
                                                                                                                                              OAKS UMC                            who are believers, the Apostle
                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul writes the following to
                                                                         Do you ever fail? I do.
great-grandchildren:       Lucy    great-grandchildren; three                                             for us.                                                                 remind us of our responsibili-
                                                                         In the not-so-distant                                                    Twin Oaks United Meth-
and Kaiden                         step-great-grandchildren;                                                  We don’t need to be per-                                            ties:
                                                                     past, it used to be that peo-                                            odist Church is having spe-
    He is preceded in death by     and two great-great-grand-                                             fect. That’s where grace                                                    Romans 12:9-13 (NIV),
                                                                     ple expected their pastors to                                            cial Lenten services each
his parents; and a sister, Mary    children.                                                              comes in. Sometimes the                                                 “9Love must be sincere. Hate
                                                                     be perfect. The pastor had to                                            Sunday night at 6:00 to 7:00
Lou Cramer.                            She is preceded in death                                           people around us forget                                                 what is evil; cling to what is
                                                                     exemplify the best. Unfail-                                              p.m.
    Funeral services were          by her parents; husband;                                               grace. Unfortunately, some-                                             good. 10Be devoted to one an-
                                                                     ing morality. Upstanding                                                     On Wednesday evenings
conducted March 29, 2011 at        a daughter, Wanda Gail; a                                              times the church forgets                                                other in brotherly love. Honor
                                                                     ethics.     Uncompromising                                               a Bible Study is being held
the First Christian Church         grandson, Corey A. McMil-                                              grace. But the Bible never                                              one another above yourselves.
                                                                     convictions. Unquestion-                                                 at 6:00 p.m. focusing on            11
Paulding. Rev. Greg Bibler of-     lan; two sisters: Ellen Man-                                           forgets grace. God never for-                                              Never be lacking in zeal, but
                                                                     able theology. Unwrinkled                                                the last 24 hours of Jesus’s
ficiated. Burial followed at the   son and Irene Justinger; three                                         gets grace. John went on, “If                                           keep your spiritual fervor,
                                                                     clothing. But all that did was                                           life, using the literature by
Paulding Memorial Cemetery         brothers: Harry, Dean, and                                             we walk in the light, as he is                                          serving the Lord. 12Be joyful
                                                                     create a bunch of pastors
where the Paulding V.F.W.          Dick Sierer; and a half-broth-                                         in the light, we have fellow-       Adam Hamilton titled “24            in hope, patient in affliction,
                                                                     who had to act fake around
Post #587 will conduct mili-       er, Ray Rinebolt.                                                      ship with one another, and          Hours”.                             faithful in prayer. 13Share
                                                                     everyone else.
tary graveside rites.                  Funeral services were                                              the blood of Jesus his Son              Twin Oaks is located in         with God’s people who are in
                                                                         Maybe you feel a similar
    Memorials to PC Work-          conducted March 25, 2011 at                                            cleanses us from all sin,” [1       Oakwood at 201 E. Harmon            need. Practice hospitality.”
                                                                     pressure. Everyone expects
shop or the First Christian        the Rock Church, St. Rt. 637,                                          John 1:7 (ESV)]. The blood          St., pastored by Rev. Eric              Ernie Reno, “Small ges-
                                                                     you to be perfect. The per-
Church. Online condolences         Oakwood, with Pastor Art                                               of Jesus. It’s seems a little ar-   Daley. Everyone is welcome          ture on busy street alters view
                                                                     fect mom. The perfect dad.
may be sent to www.denher-         Hulett officiating. Burial was                                         chaic. But it’s still as power-     to attend.                          of police.” Indianapolis Star
                                                                     The perfect grandparent.                          in Hedges Cemetery, Pauld-                                             ful today even if we are so far                                         (2-24-11)
                                                                     The perfect child. The per-
    William Eric Windle, 68,       ing County, OH.                                                        removed from understand-                                                    For more information
of Antwerp died March 18,              Donations may be made to
                                                                     fect student. The perfect…
                                                                     you name it. The list goes
                                                                                                          ing a culture that required         RANDOM ACTS OF                      about the work of Youth
2011 at Defiance Inpatient
Hospice Center.
                                   Paulding Area Visiting Nurs-
                                   es. Online condolences may
                                                                     on and on. The expectations
                                                                                                          blood sacrifices. Jesus’ sac-
                                                                                                          rifice cleanses us from all of
                                                                                                                                              KINDNESS                            for Christ, you may contact
                                                                                                                                                                                  Youth for Christ at 419-782-
                                                                     that surround us are enough
    He was born in Norvell,        be sent to www.denherderfh.                                            our imperfections. Everyone         Winning the Battle for              0656, P.O. Box 111, 210 Clin-
                                                                     to smother us.
MI on January 17, 1943 a son       com                                                                    of them. Even that one that         a Generation Column                 ton Street, Defiance, Ohio
                                                                         Yet Jesus said, “Be perfect,
of the late Ethel (Smith) &                                                                               you’re ashamed to acknowl-          by: Rick Jones, Executive           43512, or email to: defyfc@
                                                                     as your heavenly Father is
William Windle.                    BIBLE QUESTIONS                   perfect,” [Matt 5:48 (ESV)].
                                                                                                          edge to yourself. All of them,      Director, Defiance Area   
    Eric was an electrical engi-                                                                          removed by Jesus. The beau-         Youth for Christ
                                                                         Then the next day comes.
neer at Navistar and an elder      By: James Potter, Oakwood                                              tiful thing in that statement           Random Acts of Kind-
                                                                     You wake up. And the next                                                                                         YOU’RE INVITED
at the Kingdom Hall of Jeho-       Church of Christ                                                       is that we no longer have to        ness as evidenced by a spon-         Payne Knights of Columbus Council #3617
                                                                     thing you know, you’ve al-
vah’s Witnesses, Antwerp.              1. What is the New Testa-                                          live a fake life. We’re free.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Fish Fry
                                                                     ready messed up. Another                                                 taneous gesture of good for
    Eric will be sadly missed      ment?                                                                  Truly free. We can have fel-        another person is something
                                                                     perfect day marred by your
by all who knew him, but es-           2. What is the purpose of                                          lowship with one another.           that we just do not see enough
                                                                     imperfection. Be perfect.                                                                                           (All you can eat)
pecially by his wife, Margaret;    the New Testament?                                                     That’s just churchy-speak           of in our time.
                                                                     Yeah, right. A noble goal.
daughters: Colleen (Vance)             3. In Matthew 1:1-17, the                                          for saying that we can really,          For example, the following       Divine Mercy Catholic Church Hall
                                                                     But why even try? We know
Hugg of Antwerp and Kim-           New Testament begins by                                                truly, be real and be friends       story appeared in a 2011 edi-
                                                                     we’ll fail.                                                                                                          PAYNE, OHIO
berly Ann (Ben) Shaw of            telling what?                                                          with one another.                   tion of the Indianapolis Star.
                                                                         So we take the easy way.
Roanoke, Indiana; broth-               4. In Luke 1:26-35, who       We can always fake it. That’s
                                                                                                              Striving for perfection is      The title read: “Small gesture         Friday, April 1
ers, Wally of Texas, Greg of                                                                              what our response to grace
Utah and Larry of Michigan;
                                   was the angel that came to
                                                                     the easy path that we some-
                                                                                                          should be, even when we
                                                                                                                                              on busy street alters view of         Friday, April 15
                                                                     times find ourselves walking                                             police.”
four grandchildren; and four           5. In Matthew 1:20, what                                           fail day after day, hour after          While walking back to the            Serving from 5-7 pm
                                                                     down. Everyone expects me
                                                                                                          hour. In a small town like          office after lunch, I noticed
                                                                     to be perfect, so I’ll fake it.                                                                                Meal includes Our Delicious Fish,
                                                                                                          ours, we encounter a lot of                                             Scalloped Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Green

         Divine Mercy
                                                                     I’ll act like I’m perfect. In-                                           two burly Indianapolis Met-         Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Roll and Drink
                                                                                                          people faking perfection.           ropolitan Police Department
                                                                     side though, I’ll know that                                                                                             Adult $8.00
                                                                                                          We have fake neighbors.             officers outside Circle Centre                6-11 yrs $3.00
                                                                     I am living a lie. And at the
      Catholic Parish Mass                                                                                We run across fake people                                                       5 and Under Free
                                                                     end, we find that a path of                                              mall. Between them, sprawled
                                                                                                          around town. We have fake           on the hood of one of the pa-       CARRYOUT DINNER & FISH ONLY AVAILABLE
                                                                     being fake leads to loneli-
                                                                                                          co-workers. And if we’re            trol cars, his arms at his sides,    Charity - Unity - Fraternity - Patriotism
                                                                     ness and despair. No, that’s
                                                                                                          honest, we can find our-
  Schedule:                                                          not the path for us. Despite
                                                                                                          selves being fake. All of this
                                                                     its allure. Despite its ease.
            Saturday – 4:00 p.m. – Payne                             Faking perfection will only
                                                                                                          faking life makes us forget
            Sunday – 8:30 a.m. – Antwerp                             lead to a charade that emo-
                                                                                                          grace. Yet grace will persist
                                                                                                          in trying to release us from
                                                                                                                                                                                  Irene DeVore
           Saturday – 5:30 p.m. – Paulding                           tionally and spiritually de-                                                                                 3-20-30         3-30-02
           Sunday – 10:30 a.m. – Paulding                                                                 all the fakeness. That real
                                                                     stroys us. We might receive
                                                                                                          person we run into, the one
                                                                                                          that is flawed and comfort-                                 Our lives go on without you
                                                                                                          able being flawed. Oh, how                                  but nothing is the same. We
                                                     Would you like to work with                          they are a breath of fresh air                              have to hide our heartaches
                                                                                                          in a toxic, phony world.                                     when someone speaks your
                                                     funeral directors who understand                         We need to be that. A
                                                     how valuable it is for you and your                  breath of realness in a town                               name. Sad are the hearts that
                                                                                                          of fakeness. A light in the                                love you, silent the tears that
                                                     family to have a truly meaningful                    darkness. Because even                                      fall, living our hearts with-
                                                     funeral experience?                                  when we have tried to act             out you is the hardest part of all. You did so many
                                                                                                          like we are perfect and don’t
                                                                                                          need grace, God has never              things for us, your heart was kind and true, and
          FUNERAL HOMEs                    When the time comes to honor a                                 stopped offering us grace.             when we needed someone we could always count
                                           loved one’s memory in a personal                                   Grace is so often mis-              on you. The special years will not return when
   Antwerp                    419-258-5684 way, give us a call.                                           understood. Some use it               we were all together, but with the love within our
   Payne                      419-263-0000                                                                as a license to sin. Others
                                                                                                                                                      hearts, you will walk with us forever.                                                          2011
                                                                                                          view grace as a weakness to
                                                                                                          rely on. But living right in
                                                                                                          the center of God’s grace is                             Sadly missed by,
                                                                                                          where we can take off our                       John, Linda, Jack, Mike & Families
   For a Life Worth Celebrating                                                                           mask, throw away all false
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                                                                                            CMH PURCHASES BLANKET WARMER                                         Community Memorial
                                                                                                                                                             Hospital (CMH) is a 25-bed
                                                                                                                                                                                              Clellan, Shauna Darrigo,
                                                                                                                                                                                              Taylor Dotson, Nicole Ge-
By: Rachel Steiner                          pureed beans or nut butters                     AND EPIDURAL PUMP                                                Critical Access Hospital lo-     bers, Stephanie Gerschutz,
    Hey everyone. So this                   to get the right consistency                                                                                     cated in Hicksville, Ohio.       Jacob Gideon, Grant Hard-
week I’ll be answering some                 and add flavor.                                                                                                  For more than 50 years,          er, Sam Heilshorn, Melissa
common questions about                          Milk and liquids – Try us-                                                                                   CMH has been serving the         Holley, Alex Knodel, Sarah
making healthy substitu-                    ing different flavored options                                                                                   citizens of Northwest Ohio       Koenig, Kayla Kurtz, Tre-
tions in cooking and baking.                to really give your cooking                                                                                      and adjoining Indiana com-       slynn Laney, April Manz,
These are all second nature to              a punch. Try using coconut                                                                                       munities. CMH offers inpa-       Jack Meriwether, Connor
me now and seem to work in                  milk in place of regular for a                                                                                   tient and outpatient servic-     Pease, Alyssa Price, Rachel
all the recipes I’ve made over              nice added flavor and sweet-                                                                                                                      Razo, Shantel Schott, Aubrey
                                                                                                                                                             es, 24-hour emergency care,
the last few years. It’s also a             ness or use some 100% fruit                                                                                                                       Sierer, Alex Snyder, Alyssa St
                                            juice or flavored tea instead                                                                                    obstetrics, comprehensive
great way to make your food                                                                                                                                                                   John, Alysha Valdez, Wesley
fat free and full of extra fruits           of water to add more flavor.                                                                                     rehabilitation and wellness      Zeller
and veggies. Plus, it ends up                   White Sugar – Recipes                                                                                        programs, and the region’s           3.0-3.49 – Joseph Bales,
being a more wholesome                      often contain way more sugar                                                                                     only open high field Mag-        Kayla Barnes, Ricky Ber-
meal and is often cheaper                   than is necessary for a sweet                                                                                    netic Resonance Imaging          galowski, Devan Bermejo,
to make. Below is a list of                 end result. You can easily cut                                                                                   (MRI). Community Me-             Kay Christlieb, Spencer
common ingredients used                     back 50% of the sugar called                                                                                     morial Hospital is affi liated   Gross, Beau Hahn, Nicholas
in cooking and some healthy                 for in recipes and make up                                                                                       with the Lutheran Health         Hanenkratt, Jessica Manz,
new ideas you can try to re-                the flavor with some ex-                                                                                         Network.                         Ashley Myers, Tiffany Nel-
place them with.                            tra vanilla, cinnamon or                                                                                                                          son, Derrick Pease, Chris
    Butter and Oil – This is                whatever flavorings would                                                                                        PAULDING MIDDLE SCHOOL           Pier, Kaitlin Relyea, Jared
the easiest. You can use pu-                pair nicely. The best option                                                                                     HONOR ROLL 3RD 9 WEEKS           Renollet, Brendon Schlosser,
reed applesauce, mashed ba-                 would be to use something                                                                                        2010-11 SCHOOL YEAR              Logan Stoller, Jessica Vance,
nanas, tofu, or cooked and                  unrefined like honey or pure                                                                                                                      Levi VanVlerah, Bradley
pureed sweet potato/pump-                   maple syrup instead of over-                    Tara Garza, RN, with the newly purchased blanket warmer                                           Wilcox, Kari Young
                                                                                            at CMH.                                                              GRADE 6:
kin or carrots. If you grind                processed white sugar. These                                                                                         All A’s – Brittany Brown,        JUNIORS:
your own apples or other                    really give a deep, rich flavor                     Community Memorial          reduced incidence of heart       Christine Clapsaddle, Wil-           4.0 – Kristen Beck, Drew
veggies, you get the added                  boost to the food. To do this,                  Hospital (CMH) has pur-         problems.                        liam Deisler, Hannah Farr,       Burnett, Lindsey Hitchcock,
fiber (essential for digestion)             cut the sugar called for in                     chased a blanket warmer             In 2010, 784 surgeries       Preston Johanns, Alexa           Mesa Pracht, Kelli Schlatter,
by leaving the skins on. This               the recipe by half, then use                    and will be ordering an addi-   and procedures were per-         Jury, Emily Knodel, Skyler       Derek Shrider
works great in bread, cookie                that much liquid sweetener.                     tional epidural pump. Funds     formed at CMH, ranging           McCullough, Ava Moats-               3.5-3.99 – Anthony Arel-
and cake recipes and you                    For example, if you need 1                      to purchase this equipment      from colonoscopies and           Landis, Chantal Monnier,         lano, Jill Busch, Derrick
just replace with the exact                 C sugar, replace it with 1/2 C                                                                                   Dayton Pracht, JoEllyn Sa-       Echols, Jessica Farr, Jenna
                                                                                            were raised through the         nerve blocks for pain man-
amount the recipe calls for. If             honey.                                                                                                           linas, Ashley Snipes, Brooke     Gasser, Jamie Gonzales,
                                                The flavor of your new                      hospital’s annual end of year   agement, to total knee/hip                                        Daniele Guarnaschelli, Jes-
oil is necessary, try using ex-                                                                                                                              Weidenhamer
tra virgin olive oil, or if you             goodies will be a little differ-                appeal to CMH Foundation        replacements and a variety                                        sica Harpel, Katie Kohart,
                                                                                            supporters and the commu-       of arthroscopic orthopedic           All A’s & B’s – Leona Al-
need a butter-like consisten-               ent from how you remember                                                                                        dred, Robbie Bowers, Angel-      Kyle Mohr, Ian Moore, Aly
cy, try cold pressed coconut                them, but they will be full of                  nity at large.                  surgeries. Hospital officials                                     Munger, Audra Phlipot,
                                                                                                The theme of the 2010 ap-   say CMH is on track to per-      ica Chandler, Daleigh Davis,
oil as both have beneficial                 vitamins and minerals and                                                                                        Robert Deitrick, Kameron         Brittany Roberts, Amber
fats in them.                               you’ll have peace of mind                       peal was Warmth, Comfort,       form approximately 1,000                                          Simpson, Marissa Thomas,
                                                                                                                                                             Echols, Griffin Harder, Pres-
    Cream, Mayo and Sour                    (and body!) that you are tak-                   and Privacy, which are all      surgeries and procedures                                          Tawnika Weller
                                                                                                                                                             ton Ingol, Caylin Johanns,
Cream – If making dips,                     ing care of yourself. Like all                  issues important to patients.   this year.                       Sanora Keck, Bailey Pieper,          3.0-3.49 – Jessica Antoine,
salad dressings or sauces,                  whole-foods diets, it takes a                   The goal of the campaign was        The additional epidural      Laramie Rhodes, Rebecca          Lorelle Baker, Tanya Collins,
try using some of the yo-                   bit of getting used to, and it is               to raise $12,300 to purchase    pump will be used for pain       Rohrs, Simeon Shepherd,          Logan Englehart, Alberto
gurt you’ve been making                     an acquired taste, but it won’t                 a blanket warmer (warmth),      relief during the delivery of    Cameron Strahley                 Flint, Skie Foster, Iesha In-
instead. Store bought would                 be long before you decline                      an additional epidural          a baby, as well as after sur-        GRADE 7:                     gol, Ashley Kesler, Jason
also work. You can also use                 those Walmart cupcakes for                      pump (comfort), and priva-      gery. The very small amount          All A’s – Kelsey Beck, Al-   Koenn, Norberto Naal-Ruiz,
your milk of choice and boil                your own healthier fare. En-                    cy curtains for the Medical-    of pain medicine from an         lison Harpel, Taylor Manz,       Kayla Owens, Andrew Smi-
it down until it reduces and                joy!                                            Surgical Department (pri-       epidural provides the same       Matthew Martinez, Taylor         ley, Rebecca Wilhelm
becomes thicker.                                If you have questions or                    vacy). To date, $9,835 has      pain relief as a larger dose     Schooley, Jordan Shull               SOPHOMORES:
    Eggs – Eggs are essential-              topics you’d like to see dis-                   been raised to purchase this    given by mouth or vein. Us-          All A’s & B’s – Alex Arel-       4.0 – Savannah Rough-
ly thick liquids measuring 2                cussed, you can email punk                      equipment. Funds for the        ing less medicine decreases      lano, Lucas Arend, Victoria      ton, Dalton Sholl, Patrick
ounces, so try using one of                                       epidural pump came from         the side effects, which can      Bradford, Kasandra Cog-          Troyer, Maggie Wilhelm,
                                                                                                                                                             swell, Damon Egnor, Megan        Zane Wilhelm
                Come Sunday, April 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Admission - $3.00                       a grant from Monsanto’s         slow recovery. In addition,
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                                                                                            ing Communities fund and
                                                                                                                            with an epidural, patients
                                                                                                                            are awake and alert, but able
                                                                                                                                                             Fife, Mayah Goings-Nance,
                                                                                                                                                             Jowaine Grimes, Luke Jack-
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   157 E. High • Hicksville • 419-542-9553 •                   of Hicksville.                      If additional funds are                                       Provines, Jacey Schroeder,
                                                                                                A blanket warmer was        raised, the privacy curtains     our, Sabrinha Leaman, Vic-
  Richard Rozevink & David                                                                                                                                   toria Meadows, Samantha          Courtney St John, Steven
  Bennett bring you story                                                                   needed for the Medical-         will be purchased for the
                                                                                                                                                             Meggison, Branson Minck,         Strayer, Kayla Warnimont
  lines and pictures of our                                                                 Surgical Department for a       Medical-Surgical rooms to
                                                                                                                                                             Bridgett Moore, Emily                3.0-3.49 – Emily Foltz,
  area’s volunteers of the                                                                  variety of reasons. A warm      provide additional privacy
                                                                                                                                                             Moore, Krista Mullins, Hal-      Mackenzie Hanenkratt, Ty-
  adventures, sacrifices and                                                                 blanket brings both comfort     protection for patients. Gifts                                    ler Hayner, Kayla Laney,
  suffering of the soldiers-                                                                                                                                  ey Porter, Megan Reineck,
                                                                                            and a feeling of security to    can be made to the CMH           Emilee Ringler, Johnathon        Sarah Myers, Samantha Ow-
  many of whom never left                                                                   a patient. Keeping patients     Foundation, Attn: Annual                                          ens, Mikayla Pieper, Chance
  the Maumee River area.                                                                                                                                     Rose, Brenna Schmidt, Jar-
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  making of “Camp 3”, you                                                                                                                                    Katherine Stork, Tzu-Mei
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  will experience a history                                                                  ing means patients are more     The CMH Foundation is a          Tenwalde, Jaycie Varner,
  lesson to remember.            You thought this winter was cold? Consider 199 years ago   relaxed and can breathe eas-    501(c)(3) organization and       Cullen Wenzlick, Katlyn              FRESHMEN:
                                                                                            ier; warm patients come out     gifts to the foundation are                                           4.0 – Andrew Lay-
                                    THE WAR OF 1812                                                                                                          Wesley, Michelle Young
                                                                                                                                                                                              man, Brad Matson, Kaitlyn
                                                                                            of the anesthetic faster; and   tax-deductible as permitted          GARDE 8:
 Sunday, April 3rd @ 2:00 p.m. Admission - $3.00                                            warm patients also show a       by law.                              All A’s – Katie Carnahan,    Roughton, Julian Salinas,
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MR. AND MRS. BILL WOODRING                                                    GLOBAL WARMING: FACT                surface. Some of this heat en-      will be oppressively humid        I will try my best to answer
                                                                              OR FICTION?                         ergy will not be absorbed by        and hot (this description was     these questions and put them
CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF MARRIAGE                                                                                   the ground so it is reflected       made a fact by what happened      in the newspaper.
                                                                              By: Josh Steiner                    back into the sky. One of the       in 2010). With an increase in
                                                                                  Global Warming is one of        greenhouses in the sky such         global temperatures, oceans       A LILY’S DEW DROP FLO-
                                                                              the most controversial issues       as water vapor (or methane)         will become much hotter,          RAL SHOPPE WELCOMES
                                                                              in America and the World.           will absorb this reflected heat     with ocean surface tempera-       JANA BARKMAN
                                                                              Global Warming is the effect        energy and transfer the heat        tures approaching 100 degrees
                                                                              of human emissions over the         back to earth further warm-         Fahrenheit in subtropical and         A Lily’s Dew Drop Floral
                                                                              past 150 years that have cre-       ing the surface. Water vapor is     tropical areas. This will lead    Shoppe, Harlan, Indiana,
                                                                              ated greenhouse gases which         also important in heating the       to an increase in hurricanes      the area’s premier florist, is
                                                                              trap and transfer heat back         earth’s atmosphere because          during the hurricane season       proud to make the official
                                                                              to Earth’s surface. According       when a parcel of warm, moist        with it being said that in the    announcement and wel-
                                                                              to scientists, the temperature      air rises and cools to its dew      next fift y years, there could    come Ms. Jana Barkman as
                                                                              of the Earth has risen about        point, the water vapor in the       be the development of super       its Designer and Manager.
                                                                              1.1 degrees Celsius (approxi-       mass of air will condense. The      hurricanes. These super hur-      Jana comes to A Lily’s Dew
                                                                              mately two degrees Fahren-          process of condensation actu-       ricanes are theorized to be       Drop from Bird-in-Hand,
                                                                              heit) over the past century         ally releases heat back into the    able to produce 500 mile per      PA with a passion and desire
                                                                              because of the Greenhouse           atmosphere fueling a storm          hour wind gusts and will be       to be involved with the arts
                                                                              Effect. Meteorologists and          and heating the atmosphere          able to sustain their life as     of floral arrangements and
                                                                              climatologists have also found      surrounding the storm. Car-         a hurricane as much as 600        with strong conviction and
                                                                              that the rate of warming has        bon dioxide and methane are         miles inland (a study done        dedication to walking in the
                                                                              increased dramatically ev-          the greenhouse gases that sci-      by the World Meteorologi-         will of God for her life. “I am
                                                                              ery decade since the 1970’s.        entists are concerned may have      cal Organization, a branch of     so excited about the oppor-
                                                                              Many scientists and political       been the key factor in Global       the United Nations). A recent     tunity to carry on the strong
                                                                              leaders have pushed for re-         Warming. There is about 370         study during the past week or     reputation of excellence
                                                                              ducing greenhouse emissions         parts per million of carbon         so by Carnegie Global Ecol-       that A Lily’s Dew Drop has
                                                                              and have promoted the use of        dioxide in the atmosphere.          ogy has shown that a decrease     duly acquired over the past
                                                                              “green” energy such as solar        About 200 years ago this was        in carbon dioxide will lead to    six years,” says Jana, “And
                                                                              power, hydroelectric power,         only at 280 parts per million.      the development of more and       I’m also looking forward to
                                                                              wind energy, and many oth-          This isn’t a very large amount      excessively heavy rainfall all    growing with the shop as we
                                                                              ers. Many theories have devel-      of gas, but since carbon diox-      over the world. Another ef-       reach to higher heights.”
                                                                              oped of what could possibly         ide is efficient at transferring    fect could be that supercells         Jana has already been
                                                                              happen ranging from extreme         heat back to earth’s surface, it    and tornadoes will be more        taking part in imparting
    Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wo-                    Unity, OH, Mrs. Shelly (Jim)     storms to severe coastal flood-     is considered very dangerous        common. These strong storm
odring of Antwerp are cel-                   Murlin of Antwerp, and Rick                                                                                                                new ideas and programs
                                                                              ing along all continents to         even though it makes up less        systems will be able to provide   at A Lily’s Dew Drop. One
ebrating their 50th wedding                  of Fairfield, OH. They have 10   cold winters that lead to very      than a thousandth of a per-         enough lift for widespread se-
anniversary this Sunday,                     grandchildren and four step-                                                                                                               of which is their new “Sav-
                                                                              hot summers. There is a catch       cent of the atmosphere.             vere and tornado outbreaks.       ings Club”. And if that isn’t
April 3. Bill Woodring and                   great-grandchildren.             though. As of right now, scien-         Another gas that has been       This will also allow for heavy
Nancy Wannemacher were                           The family will celebrate                                                                                                              enough, members will also
                                                                              tists do not have enough tem-       on the rise is methane. Meth-       rainfall from a system that       be able to receive friendly
married on January 28, 1961                  the special occasion with an     perature data to support the        ane is located in very small        normally would not even pro-
at St. John the Baptist Catho-               open house on Sunday, April                                                                                                                reminders of upcoming
                                                                              theory, mainly because it only      portions of the atmosphere,         duce even light rainfall. With    birthdays and anniversaries
lic Church in Payne by Rever-                3, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.   goes back one hundred years         and there is about 50 times         greenhouse gases and human
end Charles Ruess.                           at Divine Mercy Church hall                                                                                                                so they’ll never forget to or-
                                                                              in many places. So if tempera-      less methane than there is          emissions being trapped in        der flowers again! (Wives, be
    The couple have five chil-               in Antwerp and with a trip       tures have been rising over the     carbon dioxide. But, methane        the middle troposphere, this
dren: Bill (Angie) of Edgerton,              to the Canadian Rockies in                                                                                                                 sure to sign your husband’s
                                                                              past 100 years in many places,      is about 50 times more effi-        creates a cap for the air mass.   up as members, too!)
IN, Mrs. Chris (Bruce) Ferris                August.                          we still can’t be totally sure of   cient at transferring heat, so      When the sun heats the air be-
of Cecil, Dan (Lisa) of West                                                                                                                                                                “We want to be a flower
                                                                              what is going to happen next,       if methane is on the rise then      low this inversion it becomes     shop that our customers
                                                                              whether the temperatures will       temperatures will warm cor-         hotter than the inversion it      can trust and rely on…”

                                                                              continue rising or will begin       respondingly.                       will finally break through the    says Jana, “We’re going out
                                                                              to fall.                                I have looked at many tem-      “cap” with enough force and       of our way to be sure that
                                                                                  There are many different        perature graphs for the aver-       strength to sustain extremely     people have a good under-
                                                                              greenhouse gases in the atmo-       age worldwide temperature           large and violent supercell       standing of our capabilities
                                                                              sphere that have a very pro-        over the past century. Every        thunderstorms that can pro-       and availability, and I want
              HEATING & COOLING                                               found effect on the weather.
                                                                              One of the most efficient heat
                                                                                                                  time I look at them the trend
                                                                                                                  is always up—with the tem-
                                                                                                                                                      duce violent tornadoes.
                                                                                                                                                          Even though there may be
                                                                                                                                                                                        to be the first to invite you
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                                                                              absorbers in the atmosphere is      peratures in some years dip-        sufficient evidence that the      if you haven’t done so al-
      ANTWERP, OHIO                                                           one of the most essential gases     ping to very cold levels (espe-     earth is warming, the topic       ready!”

                                                                              on earth—water vapor. Water         cially in the late 70’s and early   is still controversial. We do         On behalf of all of the
                                                                              vapor causes at least 36 to 70      90’s)—while other years have        not have measurements that        management and staff at A
                                                                              percent of the greenhouse ef-       sky-rocketed to abnormally          go back 500 years or more.        Lily’s Dew Drop, we wel-
                                                                              fect. There is a notion that the    warm levels (such as 1998, the      So, right now, all we have to     come Jana Barkman, and
                                                                              greenhouse effect is bad for        third warmest year on record        do is wait to see if the earth
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                                                                                                                                      RUBIE NERN
                                       In 1877 a man named
                                   Shadowood selected a site         1984 AHS GIRLS BASKETBALL                                                                          away from the coast. Heat,
                                                                                                                                                                        insects and rain was mis-
                                   along the Fort Worth and                                                                           By: Stan Jordan                   erable. When they moved
                                   Denver City Railroad. This                                                                             Rubie was born in Oakh-       the train with supplies for
                                   site had a good water supply.                                                                      ill, Ohio, that’s in Jackson
                                   This railroad brought in sup-                                                                      County, Ohio. Her parents
                                   plies and took out cattle. This                                                                    were John and Dovie Scar-
                                   made Amarillo a fast-growing                                                                       beery and they had fifteen
                                   metropolis and in the 1890’s                                                                       children. Both parties came
                                   was one of the world’s busiest                                                                     from big families.
                                   cattle shipping points. Then                                                                           They moved to Paulding
                                   they started to raise wheat                                                                        County in 1942. Rubie at-
                                   and small grains, then they
                                                                                                                                      tended high school in Havi-
                                   discovered natural gas and
                                                                                                                                      land-Scott and graduated
AMARILLO, TEXAS                    even helium. The U.S. started
                                                                                                                                      there in 1947. She partici-
                                   to operate a plant under the
                                   Federal Bureau of Mines.                                                                           pated in the sports program
By: Stan Jordan
                                       Highways 60, 87, 287 and                                                                       there, especially softball. Af-
    Amarillo is situated in
North Texas, almost the cen-       66 all merge at Amarillo. This                                                                     ter high school she worked
ter of the Texas Pan Handle.       was an up and coming city                                                                          at U.S. Rubber Company for
Most of it is in Porter County     until the early 1930’s when                                                                        four years. She met Harold        China or the Ledo Road the
but it runs over into Randall      the famous ‘Dust Bowl’ hit        By: Stan Jordan                 Robin Walk, Pam Rasey, Tam       Nern while working there.         people rode on the train for
County also. It is the four-       that whole area of the U.S.          The 1984 Girls Basketball    Rasey. Front Row (l-r) Mary          She and Harold were           free and hung on or rode
teenth largest city in Texas.          But U.S. 66 was made a        Team, the Antwerp Archers,      Meyer, Mary Weatherhead,         married at the Woodburn           anyplace they could find. I
It is a busy, bustling city now,   scenic highway later. And         had a good record of 16-4.      Cindy Banks                      Lutheran Church in 1949.          never met another soldier
but it has had it’s growing        from the tourist traffic, and        Back Row (l-r) Mr. Hart-        See ya!                       They have four children:          who was in a railroad out-
pains.                             the Air Force making big use      man, Coach; Cindy Leinard,                                       Pam has four children and         fit. He was most interesting
    Back in the late 1860’s and    of the Strategic Air Com-                                                                          lives in Antwerp; Keith lives     to talk to. Harold was dis-
the 1870’s and even later it was   mand after WWII (and all                                                                           in Fort Wayne; Kathy has          charged in 1945 at Camp
a big cattle town. At that time    of the WWII money poured                                          MASONIC CHICKEN BBQ              three children and lives in       Atterbury, Indiana.
the large herds of Texas cattle    into the city) it was and is a                                    DISCUSSED                        Antwerp; and Robin has                I talked to Rubie about
called Longhorns used this         big step forward in opening                                                                        three children and lives in       hobbies, and she had a num-
route on their way to Abilene      up the great Southwest.                                               WM Scott Ruppert             Hicksville.                       ber of them. She likes sew-
and the other western rail             You talk about a coinci-                                      opened the Lodge and the             They moved to Antwerp
                                   dence, just as I finished the                                                                                                        ing, cooking and baking
heads to the Kansas-Pacific                                                                          Pledge was given. Birthday       in 1952. They lived there         and spending time with her
Railroad.                          column about Amarillo, I got                                      cards were signed and sent
                                   an Email from Amarillo.                                                                            on the Harrmann Road for          children and grandchildren.
    During the first big cattle                                                                      to Tom Culler, Bill McAlex-      over forty years. She worked      They attended all the ac-
drives after the Civil War the         It was from Doyle R.          By: Stan Jordan
                                   Wheeler and he had some                                           ander, George Underwood,         at Distron Plastics in Bryan      tivities at the Antwerp High
country was a very dangerous                                            One Sunday, a pastor         Don Haver and Gene Mc-
                                   very interesting information                                                                       for about twelve years.           School when the children or
area. The Indians occupied                                           told his congregation that      Clellan. A get well card was
the Red River country—and          about that area. If you re-                                                                            Her husband, Harold,          grandchildren participated.
                                                                     the church needed some          signed and sent to Robert
at that time the Red River War     member Patricia Eblen lived                                                                        was born in Fort Wayne in             Then her eyes lit up and
                                                                     extra money. He asked the       Stotler Sr.
was going on. I wrote about it     across from the old shell Sta-                                                                     1924. He was called to the        we talked about fishing. They
                                                                     people to consider donat-           50-year members Dick
a few months ago. That was         tion, that is now the Pit Stop.                                                                    U.S. Army and took basic          had a fift h wheel camper
                                                                     ing a little more than usual    Savage, Elmer Woodcox,
Indian country. Sometimes          That beautiful old house was                                                                       training in Camp Perry and        and spent many many days
                                                                     into the offering plate. He     Derrill Kline, and Estel Cot-
they would charge ten cents        built by C.A. Quisno for Wat-                                                                      was sent to Louisiana and         at Turkey Lake. They had a
                                                                     said that whoever gave the      trell stood and announced
a head for crossing over their     ten and Pearl Seslar. Well,                                                                        then later to Clovis, New         pontoon boat. When you
                                   Patricia, married in 2006 to      most would be able to pick      their years of service. Other
land. Sometimes they would                                                                                                            Mexico for more training.         fish for bluegills from a pon-
                                   Doyle Wheeler and they now        out three hymns. After the      member present included
just steal a few heads.                                                                                                                   I talked to Harold a few      toon, you are in the shade in
                                   live in Amarillo and her son,     offering plates were passed,    George Underwood, Ken
    This area is about 3,000                                                                                                          times about our Army times        a soft easy chair and you just
                                   Rick, lives in that area also.    the pastor glanced down         Crouch, Lee Kallsen, Dick
feet elevation but is very flat                                                                                                       and he told me he was in the      relax with a cool drink. That
                                   Her two daughters still live in   and noticed that someone        Wann, Jesse Steiner, Robert
for miles. The ground can be                                                                                                          727th Railroad Battalion and      is about as close to being a
very hard and dry, or flooded      Antwerp.                          had placed 10 one hundred       Stotler Jr., Scott Ruppert,      served in the CBI. That is        banker at leisure as it gets.
by big rivers. The town was            Well, Pat and Doyle, we       dollar bills in the offering.   Bill Metz, Jim Kline, Jamie      short for the China-Burma-        Yes, sir, at heart Rubie is a
never wild and rowdy like          were very glad to hear from          He was so excited that       Chapman, Steve Schilb, Tim       India Theater.                    fisherman.
Tulsa, Dodge and Tuscon, for       you and that you are all okay.    he immediately shared his       Betts, Mike Villena, Mike            He talked about how bad           Well, Rubie, I sure en-
instance. The cowboys saved            Thank you for the info and    joy with his congregation       Mazur, Dick Altman, Mike         things were in India in the       joyed talking to you and
all that hoopla until they         we here at WBN wish you all       and said he’d like to person-   Altman and Hanson Lilly.
                                   the best.                                                                                          cities. You are either very       Keith and Kathy. It brought
reached the end of the drive                                         ally thank the person who       Brother David Downs of
                                       See ya!                                                                                        rich or very poor. Rodents,       back a lot of memories talk-
at Abilene.                                                          placed the money in the         Bryan Lodge 215 was intro-       animals and fi lth every-         ing about Harold.
    Originally it was called                                         plate. A very quiet, elderly,   duced as a visitor.
                                   PERI APRIL MEETING                                                                                 where. He served mostly               See ya!
Oneida, it was in the Llano Es-                                      saintly-looking lady all the        A letter was read from

                                                                                                                                          Homeplace Pantry
tacado region. It is also called                                     way in the back shyly raised    Doug Miller, Hicksville Fire
The Yellow Rose of Texas be-          PERI Paulding Chapter          her hand. The pastor asked
                                   10 meeting April 6, 2011 at                                       Chief, requesting sponsors
cause of the Spanish words.                                          her to come to the front.
In later years is was called Ro-   the Paulding Senior Center.                                       for the “Firepup” program
                                                                        Slowly she made her way      they are conducting. Sup-
tor City because they built the    Lunch will be served at 11:30     to the pastor. He told her
Air Force’s V-2 Hybrid Os-         a.m. with the meeting to fol-     how wonderful it was that
                                                                                                     porters of this program will
                                                                                                     have their contribution ac-
                                                                                                                                         will be closing on April 2nd at noon
prey. It was called Amarillo       low at noon. Guest speaker is
because of the yellow flowers      Mike Arend, CPA of Arend,
                                                                     she gave so much and in         knowledged and named on                  We would like to thank our
                                                                     thanks asked her to pick out
along the river bank in the        Laukhauf & Stoller. The topic
                                                                     three hymns.
                                                                                                     the prestige page of all fire
                                                                                                     safety activity manuals un-
                                                                                                                                         customer for their patronage over
spring and also the soil is yel-   of the evening will be “New
low. Oneida means yellow in        Tax Laws”. Call 419-399-3650         Her eyes brightened as
                                                                     she looked over the congre-
                                                                                                     der the heading: Provided as                  the past 6 years.
Spanish. There are still some      for lunch reservations.                                           a Public Service by People
big ranches in the area.                                             gation, pointed to the three    Who Care. The Lodge then              Remember to buy local & buy American
                                                                     most handsome men in the        agreed be a sponsor for the
                                                                     building and said, “I’ll take   event and will send a check
                                                                     him and him and him.”
                    DOG FOOD FOR SALE                                   See ya!
                                                                                                     for the “Firepup” materials.
                                                                                                         Scott Ruppert reported
                                                                                                     that the “Turkey Shoot”
                                   Available at:                     BIG BOY’$ TOYS$ CAR             Committee will meet before
                      SMALLEY’S BODY SHOP                                                            the next meeting to incorpo-
                                                                                                     rate the details of the event.
                    Located 3 Miles South of Antwerp on the             Big Boy$ Toy$ Car Club       He also set up a Chicken
                            corner of SR 49 and 111                  once again is going to have     Bar-B-Q Committee con-
                                                                     a car show downtown An-         sisting of Jamie Chapman
                           Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00               twerp on July 23, 2011. The     (Chairman), Mike Villena,
                           or by Phone at 419-258-2584               club will be looking for        Mike Mazur, Steve Schilb
                                                                     sponsors of trophies.
                                                                                                                                          Seventh Annual Dinner
                                                                                                     and Scott Ruppert. They will
                                                                        Also, this year we would     meet before the next meet-
                                                                     like to get together a flea     ing and report on a date for
               COMING SOON                                           market and food court. If       the event.
                                                                                                                                         Tuesday, April 12, 2011
      I am pleased to announce that Hicksville                       anyone is interested please         Ruppert called for a Tem-
                                                                     contact 419-258-3175 or         ple Board meeting to take
    Family Eye Care is scheduled to open and
    continue Jim’s practice on April 18th. I am
                                                                     419-506-2333. If you get a
                                                                     voice mail, please leave your
                                                                                                     place at the stated meeting               Social Time 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                     on April 27 to discuss the
    confident that Hicksville Family Eye Care                        name and number and a           leak in the wall and various               Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
    will provide the same quality of eye care                        brief message.                  other topics.
    you have received at this deep-rooted family                                                         With no further busi-          Grant’s Catering Hall - Antwerp
                                                                                                     ness, Scott Ruppert then
    oriented office for so many years.                                                               closed the Lodge in full           Learn More About How the Foundation
      In the meantime, if you need immediate                            If you mailed 11,500 Post-   form and harmony and all
    optometric care, I recommend you call                            cards (circulation of West      retired to the dining room
                                                                                                                                         Can Help You and Your Community
    Hockemeyer Family Eye Care in New                                Bend News) it would costs       for food and fellowship. The             EVERYONE IS WELCOME
                                                                     $3220 not including print-      next stated meeting will be
    Haven, IN at 260-493-1505.                                       ing cost. A postcard size ad                                                Reservation Please
                                                                                                     Wednesday April 13 @ 7:30
                                            Luci Hilbert             only cost $96                   p.m.                                 $15 per person - call 419-399-8282
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    The West Bend News                                                                                           PEVS BREAKFAST & LUNCH                         Answers to “Sudoku puzzle 2/23/11”
                                                                  “Will Rogers Quotes”                           MENUS FOR THE WEEK OF

           Crossword Puzzle                                                                                      3/30 THROUGH 4/5

                                                                                                                     MS/HS – Breakfast:
                                                                                                                                                      8      6      9      3         4       5      7       2       1
                         1                                                         2                                 3/30 – Ham, egg & cheese
                                                                                                                 croissant, juice, milk
                                                                                                                                                      1      5      2      7         9       8      4       6       3
                                                                                                                                                      4      3      7      2         1       6      9       5       8
3              4                                                                              5                      3/31 – Cinnamon/sugar
                                                                                                                 apple bread stick, juice, milk
                         6                                7
                                                                                                                     4/1 – Sausage gravy w/bis-
                                              8                                                                  cuits, juice, milk
                                                                                                                     4/4 – Breakfast pizza,
                                                                                                                                                      3      9      4      5         2       7      1       8       6
9                                  10                                                                            juice, milk
                                                                                                                     4/5 – Tator tots w/cheese,       5      1      8      4         6       9      3       7       2
                                                          11                                                     sausage links, juice, milk
                                                                                                                     MS/HS – Lunch:
                                                                                                                     3/30 – Pizza sticks w/sauce,
                                                                                                                                                      7      2      6      8         3       1      5       4       9
                                                          13                                  14                 green beans, or BBQ pork w/
                                                                                                                 bun, cheddar munches, as-            9      4      3      6         7       2      8       1       5
                                                                                                                 sorted fruit, milk
                                                                             15         16
                                                                                                                     3/31 – Chili soup, cheese
                                                                                                                 bread stick, assorted fruit,
                                                                                                                                                      2      7      5      1         8       3      6       9       4
                                                                                                                     4/1 – Chili dog w/bun,           6      8      1      9         5       4      2       3       7
                                                                             18                                  oven potatoes, assorted fruit,
                                                                                                                 milk                               toast, pineapple, milk               focused on treating people
               19                  20                                                                                4/4 – Chicken nuggets,            4/1 – Chicken or cheese           and saving lives, and this
                                                                                                                 whipped potatoes, gravy,           quesadilla, tossed salad,            bill will give them and other
                                                                                                                 bread, or Corn dog, vegetable,     peaches, milk                        medical personnel the pro-
                                         22                                                   23                 fruit, milk                           4/4 – Breaded chicken             tection they need when do-
                                                                                                                     4/5 – Southwest chicken        sandwich, french fries, apple,       ing their jobs in a crisis situ-
      24                                                                                                         salad, cinnamon apple crispi-      milk                                 ation.”
                                                                                                                 to, milk                              4/5 – Rotini/meat, green              The bill would grant civil
                                                   25                 26                                             Paulding         Elementary    beans, cheese stick, peaches,        liability to doctors and other
                                                                                                                 – Breakfast:                       milk                                 health care professionals in
                                                                                                                     3/30 – Cereal bar, graham         Menus are subject to              compliance with the federal
                         27                                                                                      crackers, juice, milk              change.                              Emergency Medical Treat-
                                                                                                                     3/31 – Assorted cereals,                                            ment and Labor Act, which
                                              28                                                                 graham crackers, juice, milk       BACON AND HITE TO                    requires medical profes-
                                                                                                                     4/1 – Pancakes, apple-         INTRODUCE BILL TO HELP               sionals to care for patients
                                                                                                                 sauce, milk
                                                                                                                     4/4 – Assorted cereals,        ENSURE OHIOANS HAVE                  in an emergency situation,
                                                                                                                                                    ACCESS TO QUALITY                    regardless of their ability to
     Across                                                    Down                                              graham crackers, juice, milk                                            pay or their insurance sta-
                                                                                                                     4/5 – Muffin, graham           EMERGENCY CARE
4. What would the letters "XXX" be on?                  1. John Chapman was also known as Johnny                                                                                         tus. Current law already
                                                                                                                 crackers, applesauce, milk
                                                           WHO.                                                                                        State Senators Kevin Ba-          grants qualified civil immu-
6. Black Bart would leave this at the scene of a                                                                     Paulding         Elementary
                                                                                                                 – Lunch:                           con (R-Minerva Park) and             nity to physicians working
   crime.                                               2. Pearl _____ was the only woman known to                                                                                       in free clinics, and EMT’s
                                                                                                                     3/30 – Chicken strips,         Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) an-
                                                           have robbed a stagecoach.                                                                                                     and paramedics perform-
7. A lethal weapon was called this. (2 words)                                                                    whipped potatoes, gravy,           nounced they will introduce
                                                 3. Harry Longbaugh was also known as WHO?                       bread, fruit, milk                 legislation granting limited         ing pre-hospital emergency
9. Wild Bill Hickok could hit a ____ 9 out of 10                                                                                                                                         care.
                                                    (2 words)                                                        3/31 – Hamburger w/bun,        liability to physicians who
    times.                                                                                                       corn, fruit, milk                  provide emergency medi-                  “We need to protect the
                                                 4. Unbranded cattle were called this.                                                                                                   doctors who may have to
11. The town in which the gun fight at OK Corral                                                                     4/1 – Cheese manicotti         cal services, ensuring they
                                                                                                                 w/meat sauce, green beans,                                              make life or death decisions
    took place.                                  5. The last name of the man who invented the                                                       will be able to provide the
                                                                                                                 bread, fruit, milk                 best care possible to those          in seconds, without the ben-
12. In which country did the term 'cowboy'                                                                           4/4 – Ham, sweet potatoes,     in need without fear of be-          efit of knowing the patient
    originate?                                   8. Last name of the man who killed Jesse James.                 corn on cob, dinner roll, milk     ing sued. Similar legislation        or having their medical
                                                                                                                     4/5 – Pizza, corn, fruit,      was introduced and passed            background,” Hite said. “If
14. A more common name for a "peacemaker".              10. This outlaw wore socks over his shoes so he                                                                                  we leave them open to be-
                                                            couldn't be tracked. (2 words)                       milk                               in the Ohio Senate by for-
15. This weapon became known as "the gun that                                                                        Oakwood          Elementary    mer Senator Steve Buehrer            ing sued for their efforts, it
    won the west."                                      13. The Earp brothers & Doc Holliday fought the          – Breakfast:                       during the last General As-          could hamper our ability to
                                                            Clanton's and McLaury's in THIS fight. (2                3/30 – Egg/bacon/cheese        sembly.                              ensure that everyone has ac-
17. Wild Bill Hickok was killed here.                                                                            pizza, fruit, milk                                                      cess to high-quality medical
                                                            words)                                                                                     “Physicians should not
20. Doc Holliday died of this disease.                                                                               3/31 – Breakfast burrito,      be in fear of prosecution            care in the event of an emer-
                                                        16. This young man invented jeans with his               fruit, milk                                                             gency.”
                                                                                                                                                    for simply providing care
21. This Earp brother was never killed or maimed            canvas.                                                  4/1 – Assorted cereals,                                                 The bill will be formally
                                                                                                                                                    to those who need it,” Ba-
    by gun fire.                                                                                                 crackers, fruit, milk                                                   introduced in the coming
                                                        18. The name of the wagon that went across the                                              con said. “They should be
22. Henry McCarty went by this alias. (3 words)             Allegheny Mountains.                                     4/4 – Pancake wrapped                                               days.
                                                                                                                 sausage on stick, fruit, milk
24. This famous Indian is rumored to have his           19. The sheriff who killed Billy the Kid.
                                                                                                                     4/5 – Warm cinnamon
    grave robbed and head stolen.                                                                                cheese bread stick, fruit, milk
                                                        21. Where would you find a reach, a hound, a
                                                                                                                     Oakwood          Elementary

27. The name of the longest canal built in the U.S.         jockey box, and a boster?                            – Lunch:
    in 1880.
                                                        22. This famous westerner is not associated with a           3/30 – Chicken nuggets,
28. This outlaw wrote his own press release for             gun. (last name)                                     whipped potatoes, gravy,
    one of his robberies. (2 words)                                                                              bread, fruit, milk
                                                        23. The profession of Doc Holliday.                          3/31 – Hamburger w/bun,                                         17197 Road 45 • Antwerp, Ohio 45813

  Be sure to tell the businesses you
                                                        25. THESE boys were the first to rob a bank              pickles, green beans, fruit,
                                                                                                                                                                                          (419) 542-8450
                                                            during business hours.
patronize, that you saw their ad in the                                                                              4/1 – Cheese lasagna, let-
                                                        26. Which younger brother lived to a ripe old age        tuce salad, bread, fruit, milk         Stone & Dirt Hauling • Backhoe & Dozer work •
West Bend News.                                                                                                                                                  Snow Removal • Demolition
                                                            and wrote about his exploits.                            4/4 – Corn dog, baked
                                                                                                                 beans, fruit, milk

           KLOPFENSTEIN REPAIR                                                Emerald                                4/5 – Salisbury steak,
                                                                                                                 whipped potatoes, gravy,                         ission
                                                                                                                                                            ee Admrking                     rc e
           AUTO • TRUCK • FARM • INDUSTRIAL                                   Cleaning                           bread, fruit, milk
                                                                                                                     Menus are subject to
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                                                                                                                 LOCAL SCHOOLS FOR THE
                                                                                                                 WEEK OF 3/30 THROUGH
                                                                                                                                                                                          April 1:   5-8pm
    Tim Klopfenstein                      19718 Notestine Road
    657-5700 shop                          Woodburn, IN 46797
                                                                                  419-399-7181                   4/5                                                                      April 2: 9am-3pm
                                                                                                                    Breakfast:                        Van Wert County Fairgrounds
                                                                                                                    3/30 – Pancakes, sausage,
           Junction Bible Christian Church                                                                       juice, milk                            Something for Everyone!
                                                                                                                    3/31 – Egg/cheese omelet,
                                  Rev. C. Joseph Fifer, Pastor                                                   toast/jelly, juice, milk
                                                                                                                    4/1 – Turnover, juice, milk
                                                                                                                                                        • Wide Variety of Vendors
                                    18878 CR 111 (Junction)
                                     Deance, Ohio 43512
                                                                                                                    4/4 – Pizza, juice, milk
                                                                                                                    4/5 – Egg/cheese/bacon
                                                                                                                                                        • Entertainment for All!
                                          (419) 393-2671
                                                                                                                 muffin, juice, milk                    • Food & Beverages
                                                                                  3/30 – Cook’s choice, milk          • Drawings, Cash & Prizes
                                                                                                                    3/31 – Rotini/meat, green
               “Where all are welcome…Come and See!”                                                             beans, cheese stick, garlic                For more info call 419.238.4390
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ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS… DON’T ROCK THE BOAT                                                    Morgan Cramer, Cassandra         PC CARNEGIE LIBRARY                  flea market/craft show and,
                                                                                                     Harter, Ty Lee, Jessica Mar-     BOARD AND COMMITTEE                  of course, concessions. Also
                                                                                                     lin, Alysha Stuck, Thomas        MEETING                              Self-Driving Tours to Ron &
                                                                                                     Taylor, Hannah Tempel                                                 Rose Nahrwold and Allen &
                                                                                                         3.329-3.0 – Zachary              The Finance Committee            Colleen Adams are available
                                                                                                     Dunlap, Hayley Feichter, Jo-     for the Board of Trustees of         from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
                                                                                                     seph Hilton, Corbin Jones,       the Paulding County Carn-            At 2:00 p.m. there will be a
                                                                                                     Alex North                       egie Library will meet at 1:00       Make It & Take It Workshop
                                                                                                         SOPHOMORES:                  p.m. on Friday, April 8th in         for Ladies and at 4:00 p.m. a
                                                                                                         4.0-3.67 – Nicholas          the main historic Carnegie           Seminar on To be Electrical
                                                                                                                                      library meeting room. The            Systems is available.
                                                                                                     Bragg, *Shawn Dooley,
                                                                                                                                      Board will meet in regular               On Saturday April 2 from
                                                                                                     Morgan Williamson, Jesse                                              9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The
                                                                                                     Wilson                           session for the April meeting
                                                                                                                                      on Monday, April 11, 2011            Tractor and Engine Show
                                                                                                         3.669-3.33 – David Altic,                                         continues including all makes
                                                                                                     Katlyn Bissell, Kacy Bru-        at 6:00 p.m. in the meeting
                                                                                                                                      room. Both meetings are              and models, antiques, farm
                                                                                                     mett, Justin Bute, Cameron                                            toys, parts, model engines,
                                                                                                     Huss, Edward Reinhart            open to the public. For more
                                                                                                                                      information contact Susan            flea market/craft show and
                                                                                                         3.329-3.0 – Andrew Cole-                                          concessions. And at 10:00
                                                                                                                                      Pieper at 419-399-2032.
                                                                                                     man, Megan Fry, Braeden                                               p.m. another Ladies’ Make It
                                                                                                     Hormann, Alexis Jones,                                                and Take It; also at 4:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                      MAUMEE VALLEY ANTIQUE
                                                                                                     Taylor Jones, Megan Smith,                                            a Seminar on State Police
                                                                                                     Lydia Yenser                     STEAM & GAS ASSOCIA-                 DOT, transportation laws &
                                                                                                         FRESHMEN:                    TION HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL               regulations and at 6:30 p.m. a
                                                                                                         4.0-3.67 – Erik Miesle,      WINTER TRACTOR & EN-                 Banquet, Allis Chalmers/Ad-
                                                                                                     Aaron Schneider, Kirsi           GINE SHOW                            vance Rumely Tractor Col-
                                                                                                     Smith, Brock Taylor                                                   lectors (Coliseum Blue Room,
                                                                                                         3.669-3.33 – Dalton             The Maumee Valley An-             Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
                                                                                                     Gremling, Katie Hunt, Kyle       tique Steam & Gas Associa-               On Sunday, April 3 from
Allyssa Jackson; 2nd row: Bethany Dunderman, Eddie Reinhart, Ann Reinhart, Katie Hunt;                                                tion’s Winter Tractor and En-        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tractor
3rd row: Ty Lee                                                                                      Recker, Nathan Zuber
                                                                                                         3.329-3.0 – Zachary De-      gine Show will be held at the        and Engine Show with all the
                                                                                                     long, Jenna Hankinson, Na-       Allen County War Memorial            displays, vendors and conces-
    Take the TV show The         jogger, and a gung-ho nurse        ren Cline, Antonio—Ty Lee,                                        Coliseum in Fort Wayne, In-          sions and at 1:00 p.m. a Make
Love Boat, season with Mu-       who practices giving hypos         Cody—Erik Miesle, Captain        thanael Hawley, Madeline
                                                                                                                                      diana on April 1, 2, & 3, 2011.      It & Take It Workshop for La-
tiny on the Bounty, serve        by stabbing oranges—and            Tom Butterworth—Steven           Reinhart, Megan Slattman,                                             dies.
                                                                                                                                         On Friday, April 1 from
Pirates of Penzance for des-     anything else that’s handy.        Girlie, Victor Bey—Aar-          Colton Stout                     9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. You can            You are invited this week-
sert, and you get some idea      To top it all off, there’s a hi-   on Schneider, Miss Mar-              EIGHTH GRADE:                enjoy the Tractor and Engine         end to view the new (and old)
of what Don’t Rock the Boat      jacking at sea by a misguid-       shall—Tiffany        Romero,         4.0-3.67 – Nicole Hughes,    Show including all makes             farm machinery, enjoy the
is all about!                    ed group of pirate loonies.        Nurse—Jessica Marlin, 1st        Remien Jackson, Sarah            and models, antiques, farm           flea market and craft show
    This is a youthful com-         If this isn’t enough to         Old Lady—Jessica Betzer,         Neace, Jacob O’Donnell,          toys, parts, model engines,          and listen to the Seminars.
edy cruise that has laughs       sink the Vengeance, there          2nd Old Lady—Samantha            *Collin Perry, *Joshua Stein-
coming faster than torpe-        may be a shark in the pool.        Seslar, Max—Ed Reinhart,         er, Olivia Tempel
does. Tom Butterworth is         There is definitely a storm        Trixie—Ann Reinhart, Pi-             3.669-3.33 – Julia Balser,       Antwerp Athletic Boosters presents
determined to be the young-      and a sandbar that prove           rate #1—Katie Hunt, Pirate       Maria Bradbury, Michaela
est cruise ship captain in       unfriendly. One other              #2—Bethany Dunderman,            Burns, Lydia Carr, Alston                    REVERSE RAFFLE/DANCE
history, even if this means      thing: the ship has no insur-      Pirates: Beth Hawley, Al-        Doctor, Samantha Provines,
                                                                                                     Alexander Vail                       JIMMY BUFFETT – MARGARITAVILLE STYLE
sailing on a converted gun-      ance. However, by the final        lyssa Jackson; Passengers:
boat named Vengeance,            curtain, it’s all romance          Maria Bradbury, Lydia Carr,          3.329-3.0 – Colten Ben-
                                                                                                     nett, Steven Bowers, Dioni-
                                                                                                                                             SATURDAY, APRIL 9TH
with a crew of rejects from      and hilarity. If you sail on a     Maggie Reinhart, Erin Mc-
the Maritime High School         cruise ship, do it with Ven-       Creery                           cia Burk, Jarrett Bute, Logan           GRANT’S RECEPTION
and a trio of girl singers who   geance—but make sure you               Directors: Mary Smith,       Emerson, Magdalene Re-                    HALL, ANTWERP
are passing themselves off       can swim. And laugh!               Chris Feichter, Julie Hall       inhart, Bailee Sigman, Na-
as a famous show biz act.           Cast List (in order of ap-          Stage Crew: Tayler Shaf-     than Swenson, Kelsey Titus,                             • Buffet Style Dinner
No wonder the engineer is        pearance): Boris—Danny             fer, Ellise Wetli, Amanda        Claire Van Vlerah                                     • Entertainment & Dance
seasick and the cruise host-     Manella, Douglas—Mitch             Zielke                               SEVENTH GRADE:                                         “The Wannabees”
ess is pulling her hair in       Buchan, Mike—Andy Stew-                Tech Team: Deb Altic,            4.0-3.67    –     Mikayla                     • Reverse Raffle & Door Prizes
frustration. What about the      art, Mr. Crankmeyer—Ryan           Caleb O’Donnell, Shawn           Boesch, Emily Derck, Aud-                           • Guest must be 21 to attend
passengers? There’s a fabu-      Giradot, Arlene Zane—Sa-           Dooley, Alaine Wetli             rie Longardner, Joshua                               • Tickets $40, presale only
lous Hollywood star, Honey       mantha Smith, Jogger—Jay-              Come and see the cast on     Longardner, *Anne Miesle,
Hotchkiss, who is deter-         la Chamberlain, Brenda—            Friday, April 1 and Satur-       Aaron O’Donnell, Kiana                           Doors open at 5:00 pm;
mined to star in Gone with       Kirsi Smith, Jan—Hayley            day, April 2 in the Antwerp      Recker, Iann Roebel, Jacob             dinner served at 5:30 pm
the Wind, Part Two—only          Feichter, Penny—Mikayla            High School Auditeria as         Sukup, Allison Taylor, Sam-
the producer would sooner        Boesch, Honey Hotchkiss—           they present the dramatic        uel Williamson, Jenna Wil-          Tickets may be purchased by con-
walk the plank. There’s also     Beth Reinhart, Miss Bu-            comedy Don’t Rock the Boat!      son, Cayla Woodcox                  tacting Barbie Wales (419) 258-6401
a clumsy pair of thieves, a      ford—Kelsea Burns, Com-            Tickets can be purchased in          3.669-3.33 – Sidney             or Denise Coleman (419) 258-5421
lady who loves pets but is       modore Withers—Bryant              the high school office or at     Barnhouse, Avery Braaten,
                                                                                                                                         ext: 2200
allergic to fur, a non-stop      Miesle, Mrs. Withers—Lau-          the door prior to each per-      Erik Buchan, Justice Clark,
                                                                    formance.                        Domino Daugherty, Serena
                                                                                                     Drake, Elizabeth Hawley,                                     your source for
           Antwerp Ball Association…                                ANTWERP JR/SR HIGH               Kayle Slattery
   wishes to thank all of you who volunteered to help and/
    or participated in the Live Duck Race. All your help
                                                                    SCHOOL HONOR ROLL 3RD
                                                                    NINE WEEKS 2010-2011
                                                                                                         3.329-3.0 – Sierra Cline,
                                                                                                     Jeff rey Coleman, Breanna
                                                                                                     LaFountain, Kennedy Mc-
                                                                                                                                        YANKEE CANDLE®
              made the evening a great success!                     SCHOOL YEAR                      Michael, Drake Neace,                               The Gift of Home Fragrancing™
                    Work Day
                  is scheduled for
                                                                        *denotes 4.0
                                                                                                     Kirsten Price, Devin San-
                                                                                                     chez, Brittany Smith, Haley                 3 CANDLES!
                                                                        4.0-3.67 (with no grade
                                                                                                                                                                       Our April
          Saturday, April 2nd at 10:00 am                           less then a B-) – Rachel
                                                                                                     ANTWERP LOCAL SCHOOL                                      Fragrances of the Month Sale
             @ the Essen House Fields                               Banks, Tyler Bok, Shaile
                                                                                                     LUNCH MENUS FOR THE
                                                                    Chamberlain,         *Vanessa
                                                                    Gordon, Logan Lucas, *Ka-        WEEK OF 3/30 THROUGH
                                                                    leb O’Donnell, Anthony           4/5

  IT’S PROM TIME!                                                   Reid, *Sierra Short, Taylor
                                                                    Vail, Loni Walk, *Alaine            3/30 – BBQ rib or Taco dog
                                                                                                     on bun, orange jello w/fruit,
              Best Bottom Line Prices                               Wetli, Toni Winslow
                                                                                                     cooked carrots, milk; PLUS:
                                                                        3.669-3.33 (with no grade
                                                                    less than a C+) – Brandi Al-     Salad bar or Jello
                                                                                                        3/31 – Ham & cheese or
                                                                    drich, Jessie Arnold, Tanner
                                                                                                     Grilled chicken on bun, green
                                                                    Copsey, Zachary Kimmel,          beans, pears, milk; PLUS: Sal-
                                                                    Jordan Koppenhofer, Cody         ad bar or Veggie basket
                                                                    Mabis, David Morrow, Bre-           4/1 – NEW Flatbread
                                                                    Anne Murlin, Jacob Shook         cheese & garlic pizza or Ham
                                                                        3.329-3.0 (with no grade     salad sandwich, carrots/cel-
                                                                    less than a C) – Crystal
                                                                    Banet, Jessica Betzer, John
                                                                                                     ery, applesauce, milk; PLUS:
                                                                                                     Salad bar or Cook’s choice          $1400            $1650             Lilac Blossoms
                                                                                                                                                                          Pineapple Cilantro
                                                                    Brown, Dylan Crawford,              4/4 – Grilled chicken on         MEDIUM             LARGE
                                                                    Andrew Ehlinger, Bethany         bun or Cook’s choice, broc-           JAR               JAR              Pink Sands
                                                                    Polter, Paula Slattman, Au-      coli w/cheese, pears, milk;         Come visit us for the only candles that are Famous for Fragrance.™
                                                                    drey Winhover                    PLUS: Salad bar or Ham salad
                                                                        JUNIORS:                     w/crackers                                                                                      GOOD
                                                                        4.0-3.67 – Jayla Cham-          4/5 – Tex mex chili or                                                                       PHARMACY   ®

                                                                    berlain, Brandon Dunder-         Chicken poppers, corn, mixed
    Bridal Village & Alterations                                    man, Jessica Langham, Bry-       fruit, milk; PLUS: Salad bar
          122 E. High St. • Hicksville, OH 43526                    ant Miesle, Ann Reinhart,        or Veggie basket
   M,W,F 9am-5pm • Tues 9am-7pm • Thurs 9am-Noon • Sat 9am-3pm                                          Menus are subject to
                                                                    Tricia Smalley, Ellise Wetli
  419-542-0055 •                              3.669-3.33 – Kelsea Burns,   change.
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                                                             PAULDING EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOLS
                                                                                  APRIL 2011 NEWSLETTER

SUPERENTENDENT’S MESSAGE                              year. Notes will come home to remind you          chosen to become involved in all extra cur-          NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
Dear Friends of the Paulding Exempted                 of these dates as we get closer. Keeping a        ricular activities. Please come out and sup-         April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week, es-
Village Schools,                                      routine where homework is completed, re-          port our kids in action. Look for schedules          tablished in 1974 as a way to honor the ser-
April is an exciting month at Paulding Ex-            laxation time is set aside and consistent sleep   on the school website.                               vice of people who volunteer. Paulding Ex-
empted Village Schools. Many of our stu-              hours are set, will help your child do their      The school year is winding down VERY                 empted Village Schools wishes to take this
dents are preparing for state academic and            best. Attendance on these dates is essential      FAST. Please encourage your child to con-            opportunity to express our appreciation to
extracurricular competitions; the result of           in giving your child the best opportunity to      tinue performing well in school. It doesn’t          everyone who gives of their time and talents
outstanding performances at regional compe-           show what they know. Thank you for en-            take many failing grades to pull down a year         to make a big difference in our schools.
titions. Our Science Olympiad Teams will              couraging your child to put forth the best        of hard work. We all have spring fever, but
be th
    competing at the state competition for the        effort they can, to show you what they can        we must also accept the responsibilities that        RESEARCH PROJECT CALCULATOR
24 consecutive year. Three middle school              do.                                               we all have, to do our job here.                     The Research Project Calculator offers stu-
students and three high school students have          Thank you for your continued support for          Finally, I cannot say enough about needing           dents a simple and comprehensive five-step
earned a spot at the State Science Fair com-          your child and their school. If you would         your help and support for the upcoming State         model for navigating the research process.
petition with Superior ratings at our regional        like to get involved with being a part of the     of Ohio Achievement Assessment tests.                The skills involved in this process will pre-
competition. One high school student, An-             PTO or volunteering, contact the Paulding         Kids always think these tests are unimportant        pare students not only to conduct academic
drew Favorito, will be representing Paulding          Elementary School office. Together we all         and don’t mean anything. This is just not            research, but to make life decisions. The
High School at the International Science and          become stronger. Enjoy the changing of the        true. We get a lot of important information          calculator helps students to set goals, develop
Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California           seasons to Spring!                                from these tests and they stay in the student’s      necessary information and technical skills,
in May. He is one of only 1200 students                                                                 permanent file for life. PLEASE stress to            manage a timeline and evaluate the product.
selected from the world. The Engineering              Oakwood Elementary-Jennifer Manz                  your child just how important it is that they        Combining a paragraph from an encyclope-
Team placed 6th at the Regional JETS/                 Hello from Oakwood Elementary! I am writ-         give these tests their best effort. We will          dia with a couple of paragraphs from Web
TEAMS competition. Brooke Otto received               ing this on the third day of spring; and I, for   follow this schedule for testing in the middle       sites is not research it is plagiarism. Reword-
4th place at the State FFA Job Interview Con-         one, certainly welcome the change of sea-         school: th                                           ing each phrase is just a summary of facts
test. Several teams of FFA members com-               sons! It is well known at Oakwood Elemen-         6th, 7th, 8th grade READING — April 28               with someone else's name on them. Re-
peted at the District I Invitational and did          tary that Ms. Manz is not a fan of winter.        6th, 7th, 8 grade MATH — May 3                       search is going beyond facts and old ideas.
well. Both our high school band and choir             We do ask parents to be mindful of how            8th grade SCIENCE — May 5                            Research is taking a new look at the informa-
will be competing at the OMEA State Con-              quickly temperatures can change during early      Make sure to schedule appointments, vaca-            tion and taking a stand.
test after receiving Superior ratings at Dis-         spring – please have your child dress in lay-     tions, etc. away from these dates so that your       The Research Project Calculator is available
trict competition. We are very proud of the           ers and be sure they wear a coat or warm          child is here to take the test on the scheduled      at If you need a password,
academic and extracurricular achievements             jacket to school each day.                        date. Also, please help them to get a good           please contact Mrs. Williams in the Media
of our students, and the many outstanding             We have made a good beginning to the final        night’s sleep and a good breakfast on these          Center.
staff members who work with these students            nine weeks of the 2010-2011 school year.          dates. This will help the kids perform at
on a daily basis. Also congratulations to our         For grades 3-6, the month of April is a month     their utmost potential.                              ATHLETIC CALENDAR EVENTS
Boys Basketball Team who won at the Dis-              full of review as we make our final prepara-      Again, I thank you for your continued sup-           JH Boys/Girls Track
trict level for the first time since 1965, and to     tions for the Ohio Achievement Assessments        port of Paulding Middle School. Please do            Apr. 4   Shawnee@Spencerville-T              4:30
Shawn Brewer, who was named the Associ-               which will be given on April 28, May 3, and       not hesitate to contact me at the school if I        Apr. 7   Hicksville@Bryan-T                  4:30
ated Press NW District III Coach of the Year          May 5. As you may know, all students in           can be of any further assistance.                    Apr. 12 Van Wert@Wayne Trace-T               4:30
                                                      grades 3-6 in the State of Ohio take a Read-                                                           Apr. 14 Crestview/Lincolnview-H              4:30
and Associated Press Ohio Coach of the Year           ing and Math assessment; 5th graders also                                                              Apr. 19 Antwerp-H                            4:30
in Division III.                                                                                        High School-Todd Harmon                              Apr. 21 Wayne Trace Invitational-T           4:30
The poor economy and high unemployment                take a Science assessment. If you have not        I would like to thank all the teachers, aides,       Apr. 25 Fairview/Lincolnview-H               4:30
rate continues to have a direct effect on many        already done so, please mark these dates on       parents and students, whose cooperation              Varsity Boys/Girls Track
of our families. Please be aware that stu-            your calendar. It will be very important for      made the process of state testing go without         Apr. 5   Defiance/ Van Wert-H                4:30
dents may apply for Free or Reduced                   your child to be at school, to have plenty of     incident. I am confident the students’ per-          Apr. 9   Bath Invitational-T                 4:00
Lunches at any time during the school year.           sleep, to eat a good breakfast, and to receive    formance will help them graduate. Thanks to          Apr. 12 Lincolnview@Continental-T            4:30
I encourage families who have a change in             tons of your support and encouragement dur-       all the participants of our winter sports and        Apr. 15 Grove Bulldog Invitational-T         4:30
                                                      ing the State Testing week. Please encour-        extracurricular activities as your efforts con-      Apr. 19 Spencerville@Parkway-T               4:30
their income to apply or re-apply for these           age your children to continue to give their                                                            Apr. 23 Ayersville Diller Invitational-T     9:00
benefits by picking up an application in any                                                            tinue to improve our programs. A big con-            Apr. 28 Hicksville/Antwerp-H                 4:30
of our building offices, or calling the build-        very best effort through the final quarter of     gratulations goes out to the cast and crew of        JV Baseball
ing secretary to have an application mailed to        the school year, finishing on a strong, posi-     the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" and             Apr. 1   Elida-H                             5:00
your home. Also, please take advantage of             tive note.                                        their Directors LeeAnn Favorito and Jill             Apr. 2   Ottawa-Glandorf –T                 11:00
your online account for checking lunch ac-            On March 30, a 5th grade and two 6th grade        Hatcher.                                             Apr. 4   Defiance-H                          4:30
count balances. If you do not know how to             teams will compete in the Oakwood Elemen-         There is still time to purchase tickets to the       Apr. 7   Napoleon-H                          5:00
access this account, contact our office at 419-       tary Battle of the Books Competition. This        Band Booster’s "Music of the Night". This            Apr. 11 Ayersville-T                         4:30
                                                      program is sponsored by the Paulding              is an evening of live music while being              Apr. 12 Archbold-H                           4:30
399-4656, ext 1512.                                   County Carnegie Library to promote a love                                                              Apr. 15 Ottoville-H                          4:30
Paulding Exempted Village Schools will be                                                               served      good     food       provided      by     Apr. 18 Delphos Jefferson-T                  5:00
making changes to the school day for the              of reading and to encourage reading books of      Grant's Catering. There is also a silent auc-        Apr. 23 Celina -T                           12:00
2011-2012 school year. The entire district            many different genres. Good Luck to all           tion that happens through the evening that is        Apr. 28 LCC-H                                5:00
will be on an 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. schedule.         teams as they work for the right to represent     intended to raise funds for the band pro-            Apr. 29 Crestview-H                          5:00
This change will allow our students to have           Oakwood Elementary at the Paulding County         gram.                                                Apr. 30 Edgerton-T                          10:00
more time with teachers each day, as well as          Battle ofththe Books finals on April 12.          The FFA Banquet will be April 16th at 5:30           Varsity Baseball
offer the district flexibility in using staff be-     April 15 is the date of Oakwood Elementary        p.m. in the auditeria. Every year this pro-          Apr. 2   Ottawa-Glandorf (DH)-H             11:00
                                                      Kindergarten Screening. If you have, or           gram is well prepared and recognizes so              Apr. 4   Defiance-T                          4:30
tween buildings. We also think it will be a           know a child living in the Oakwood school                                                              Apr. 7   Columbus Grove-T                    5:00
positive change for families who currently                                                              many achievements that the students have             Apr. 11 Crestview-H                          5:00
have students in more than one building.              area who will be five before August 1, 2011,      made in the FFA throughout the year.                 Apr. 14 Delphos Jefferson-T                  5:00
I appreciate the cooperation of our students,         please call and set up a screening and regis-     As we move closer to May, a reminder goes            Apr. 15 Tinora-T                             4:30
parents and community as we continue to               tration appointment (419-594-3346). We            out to students and parents about school             Apr. 18 LCC-H                                5:00
work together to improve the education our            look forward to meeting many new students         fees. Students will not be allowed to partici-       Apr. 19 Continental-H                        4:30
students receive at Paulding Exempted Vil-            on April 15!                                      pate in prom activities if all fees are not paid.    Apr. 21 Lincolnview-T                        5:00
lage Schools.                                         We have a very special evening coming up          Seniors who do not have all fees paid will           Apr. 24 Celina (DH)-H                       12:00
                                                      on Thursday, April 7!          We invite all      not be able to participate in the graduation         Apr. 25 Ada-T                                5:00
Pat Ross                                              neighbors, friends, family and supporters of                                                           Apr. 26 Archbold-H                           4:30
Superintendent                                                                                          ceremony or receive their diploma. We want           Apr. 28 Spencerville-H                       5:00
                                                      Oakwood Elementary to join us for                 to see students have a positive end of the           JV Softball
NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPALS                             “Learning Is An Art” from 6:30 to 8:00pm.         school year, so please help in the fee paying        Apr. 2   Ottawa-Glandorf (DH)-T             11:00
Paulding Elementary-Wendy Nashu                       This special evening is an opportunity for us     process. As spring sports heat up, please en-        Apr. 4   Defiance-H                          4:30
This year is quickly coming to an end. We             to showcase some of the really wonderful          courage your child to finish the last nine           Apr. 5   Parkway-H                           5:00
are in the last nine weeks and need to finish         things going on in our building. Please plan      weeks strong and keep up with homework.              Apr. 7   Bryan-T                             5:00
strong. I am very proud of the students here          to come tour Oakwood Elementary and enjoy                                                              Apr. 9   Lima Bath (DH)-T                   12:00
at Paulding Elementary. We have a fine                special events taking place – SMARTBoard          FCCLA NEWS                                           Apr. 11 Crestview-T                          5:00
group of children who are caring, well be-            lessons, a science fair, educational games,       Savannah Roughton recently earned her                Apr. 12 Delphos Jefferson-T                  5:00
                                                      live musical performances, and much more.         Power of One at competition. She will be             Apr. 15 Montpelier-H                         4:30
haved and try their best. Continue to encour-                                                                                                                Apr. 16 Van Wert (DH)-T                     12:00
age this positive attitude throughout the rest        We hope you will be able to join us as we         recognized April 14th at the FCCLA
                                                                                                        State Leadership Conference in Columbus.             Apr. 19 Bryan-H                              4:30
of the year. Thank you parents, for assisting         share our students’ successes!                                                                         Apr. 25 Ayersville-T                         4:30
your children to be better each day.                  Middle School-David Stallkamp                     GUIDANCE OFFICE                                      Apr. 26 Wauseon-H                            4:30
Kindergarten screening is scheduled for                                                                 Many scholarships will be available during           Apr. 30 Crestview-H                         11:00
                                                      Our Science programs continue to excel in                                                              Varsity Softball
April 1st and 8th. If you have a child who            all competitions. Our Science Olympiad            the month of April. Students should check
will be entering kindergarten please call 419-                                                                                                               Apr. 1   Antwerp-T                           4:15
                                                      Team traveled to Regional competition at          the school website for more informa-                 Apr. 2   Ottawa-Glandorf (DH)-H             11:00
399-4656 and ask for the Paulding Elemen-             Lima and came home with a second place            tion, including deadlines. The deadline to           Apr. 7   Columbus Grove-T                    5:00
tary office to schedule a time on one of these        finish out of 16 competing schools. Winning       register for the June 11th ACT is Friday May         Apr. 9   Lima Bath (DH)-T                   12:00
days. This screening is important for your            medals for the Middle School Panthers were:       6th. Senior Awards program is May 10th at            Apr. 11 Crestview-H                          5:00
child so we can prepare to serve them when            First Place- Allison Harpel, Kathryn Clap-        7pm.                                                 Apr. 12 Montpelier-T                         4:30
they come to school next year.                        saddle, Christine Clapsaddle, Isaac Nice,                                                              Apr. 14 Delphos Jefferson-T                  5:00
Reminder about Tardies: If your child is                                                                AFTER PROM FUNDRAISER                                Apr. 15 Parkway-H                            5:00
                                                      Michael Tope, and Alexis Howell. Second                                                                Apr. 16 Van Wert (DH)-T                     12:00
consistently tardy, this is an issue that could       Place Medals – Laurel Wehrkamp, Katie             The after prom committee will be hosting a
be turned over to our truant officer. Please                                                            Dodge Ball Tournament on Friday, April 1st,          Apr. 18 LCC-H                                5:00
                                                      Carnahan, Isaac Nice, Christine Clapsaddle,                                                            Apr. 21 Lincolnview-T                        5:00
make sure that your child has enough time to          Megan Reineck, and Kathryn Clapsaddle,            starting at 6:00 p.m. Contact Shelly Vogel at        Apr. 23 Ottoville (DH)-T                    11:00
get in the building before 9 am in the morn-          Third Place – Laurel Wehrkamp, Matthew            419-399-4335 for information.                        Apr. 25 Ada-T                                5:00
ing. Students who are here for breakfast may          Martinez, Isaac Nice, Megan Reineck, Mi-                                                               Apr. 26 Stryker-T                            4:30
come in as early as 8:35am. Students not                                                                PAULDING ATHLETIC BOOSTERS                           Apr. 28 Spencerville-H                       5:00
                                                      chael Tope, Taylor Manz, and Kathryn Clap-        The Athletic Boosters will be selling 2011-
eating breakfast here, are not to be dropped          saddle.
off until 8:40 or later. Thank you for follow-                                                          12 ‘300 Club’ tickets ($25) from April 1-            DISTRICT CALENDAR EVENTS
                                                      Our school sent 14 students to the District       June 30 as well as Maroon and White Club             Apr. 1,8 PE Kindergarten Registration
ing these guides for morning drop off times.          Science Day at Ohio th Northern University on                                                          Apr. 4   Band Bstr Mtg-Band Room         7:00p
With warm weather on the way please make                                                                memberships ($10). Please contact Patti Bis-
                                                      Saturday, March 19 . They were: Tori              sell, Mike Mott, Heather Becker, Jackie              Apr. 6   PE Spring Pictures
sure your child comes prepared each day for           Bradford, SeSe Bullard, Miranda Dermon,                                                                Apr. 6   Athletic Booster Meeting        7:00p
changing temperatures. We all know in                                                                   Pease, Melissa Hanenkratt, Debbie Carter,            Apr. 7   OE ‘Learning Is An Art’         6:30p
                                                      Allison Harpel, Alexis Howell, Tori Johanns,      Bridget Ruppert, Rocky Dangler, Linda Dan-
Northwest Ohio the morning can be much                Kacie Karlstadt, Taylor Kochenour, Matthew                                                             Apr. 9   Music of the Night-Auditeria    6:30p
different than the afternoon. Layered cloth-                                                            gler or Jacque Gonzales.       The Athletic          Apr. 11 Sci. Olymp. Bstr. Mtg.-Auditeria 7:00p
                                                      Martinez, Victoria Meadows, Emily Moore,          Boosters appreciate all your support in help-        Apr. 12 Battle/Books Finals,Fairgrounds 12:30p
ing with a jacket will assist your child with         Emilee Ringler, Jordan Shull, and Katie
being comfortable throughout the day.                                                                   ing our Panther Athletes. GO PANTHERS!!              Apr. 15 OE Student/Month Lunch
                                                      Wesley. Congratulations to all involved in                                                             Apr. 15 OE Kdg Registration/Screening
Thank you to all who have made arrange-               our Science students and programs.                MUSIC OF THE NIGHT                                   Apr. 19 Board Meeting,Oakwood Cafe       7:00p
ments to pay their school fees. If you have           Our Paulding Middle School “Student of the        The Band Boosters are hosting a night of             Apr. 22 NO SCHOOL-Good Friday
not done so yet, please make arrangements to          Month” for the WestBend News was sixth            food, fun, silent auction and prizes. ‘Music         Apr. 26 FFA Petting Zoo-Ag Rm
clear this up by the end of the school year If        grader, Emily Knodel. Emily is an excellent       of the Night’ will be April 9th in the Audite-       Apr. 28 OE Band/Choir Concert
you have any questions about the fees, please         student who enjoys Reading, Math, cheer-          ria, with doors opening at 6:30 with the meal        Apr. 28 OAA Reading Test-Gr. 3-8
call the Paulding Elementary office.                  leading, and hanging out with her friends.        being served at 7:00 p.m. Entertainment will         Apr. 29 OE Kdg. Family Reading Day       3:00p
The Ohio Achievement Assessments will                                                                                                                        Apr. 29-30 State Sci. Olympiad-OSU-Col.
                                                      She is the daughter of Jeff and Kelly Knodel      be provided by the High School and Middle            Apr. 29-30 State OMEA Band/Choir-Findlay
take place on April 28, May 3 and May 5 for           of Paulding.                                      School bands. Tickets are $15. Contact any
grades 3 through 5. Teachers have been                Our spring sports are up and running. We          band member or Vicki Gerschutz in the ad-
working on the skills that will be assessed           have many, many kids out for track, baseball,     ministration building for tickets or informa-
with your children throughout the school              and softball. THANK YOU to all that have          tion.
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                                                                                                                                                                                          PAULDING COUNTY
GODZILLA® SMASHES CLEM’S                                                           exceeded even our wildest ex-
                                                                                   pectations. Godzilla has laid
                                                                                                                        All A’s & B’s – Hailee
                                                                                                                     Carothers, Kaitlyn Clevinger,
                                                                                                                                                         drew Layman (9, distance),
                                                                                                                                                         Julian Salinas (9, high jump,    HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS &
                                                                                   waste to an amazing number        Noah Cline, Jacob Dunder-           mid-distance)                    DISMISSALS
                                                                                   of comic book stores on these     man, Zeb Getrost, Dakota               Paulding’s         greatest
                                                                                   covers, resulting in the big-     Griffis, Brooke Hatlevig,           strength this season is a           Admissions:
                                                                                   gest single press run we’ve       Brandon Laney, Becca Mc-            strong returning class and          3/14 – Linda Akers, Defi-
                                                                                   ever done. And that just feels    Croskey, Amelia Miller, Ash-        great incoming class; while      ance
                                                                                   appropriate for Godzilla’s re-    ley Miller, Jon Pendergrast,        their weakness for the sea-         3/15 – James Miller, Ant-
                                                                                   turn.”                            Callie Perry, Dylan Peters,         son is lack of experience.       werp,
                                                                                       The new comics from IDW       Kortney Smith, Kylee Trau-          Overall outlook, according          3/18 – Ernest Gonzales,
                                                                                   Publishing and Toho Co.,          terman, Rachel Williamson           to Coach Alvarez, “Paulding      Paulding
                                                                                   Ltd. will feature the King of        6TH GRADE:                       looks to be a mid pack con-         3/18 – Ronnie Hostetler,
                                                                                   the Monsters™ himself, along         All A’s – Emma Butzin,           tender for NWC’s. We hope        Cecil
                                                                                   with other a dozen other fan-     Matthew Dooley, Zach-               to improve our position in          Dismissals:
                                                                                   favorite monsters that have       ary McDaniels, Erica Meyer,         our conference.”                    3/13 – Richard Windsor,
                                                                                   never before been featured in     Brandon Pendergrast, Derek             Girls Roster: Sidney Sali-    Paulding
                                                                                   comic books. Bringing these       Reeb, Jaime Ryan, Jarrison          nas, Meagan Weller, Chelsie         3/15 – Zelma Dickerhoff,
                                                                                   fearsome creatures back to        Steiner, Maggie Wilson              Schophlein, Natasha Garcia,      Paulding
                                                                                   comics is a larger-than-life         All A’s & B’s – Joshua Eh-       Ashley Johanns, Sierra Mc-          3/17 – James Miller, Ant-
                                                                                   creative team, led by co-writ-    linger, Marissa Elkins, Evan        Cullough, Cece Weiden-           werp; to Lutheran Hospital
                                                                                   ers Eric Powell (The Goon)        Hilton, Becca Johanns, Trey         hamer, Katie Kohart, Allissa
                                                                                   and Tracy Marsh. Artist Phil      Mills, Emilee Phillips, Hanna       LaFountain, Megan Coak,
                                                                                   Hester (Kevin Smith’s The                                             Alesha Simon, Rachel Kes-            Have Something to sell?
                                                                                                                     Richey, Arron Romero, Pey-
                                                                                   Green Hornet) will capture        ton Short, Hayden Spryn,            sler, Emily Shuherk, Em-
                                                                                   every monster moment. In                                              ily Albert, Katie Back, Alli      Classified ads are $7.50 for 20
                                                                                                                     McKenzie Turpening
                                                                                   addition to the retailer exclu-                                       Singer, Amanda Carlisle,          words or less and only $.15 for
                                                                                                                                                                                              each additional word.
                                                                                   sive covers, issue #1 will also   PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL                Kayla Simon, Kasi Edwards,
                                                                                   feature two painted covers        PRESENTS ITS TRACK &                Abbey Edwards, Sarah Nar-
                                                                                   offered on a 50/50 basis: Eric                                        done
                                                                                                                     FIELD TEAM FOR 2010-11
                                                                                   Powell will provide a gatefold                                           Boys Roster: Travis
                                                                                   wraparound cover featuring        SEASON                              Jones, Mike Coak, Joe
                                                                                   many beloved Toho mon-                                                Smith, Dylan Carnahan,
                                                                                   sters, and fan-favorite artist        Coach Nic Alvarez will          Drew Brunett, Ian Moore,
                                                                                   Alex Ross contributed an im-      coach the high school track         Trenton Bradford, Nick
                                                                                   posing image of Godzilla®. An     & field team for Paulding           Hitchcock, Wade Carnahan,
                                                                                   additional painted cover by       High School for this 2010-11        Colton Bollenbacher, Nick          APRIL 1ST, 2011
                                                                                   Eric Powell is available as an    school year.                        Clippings, Storm Dunakin,
                                                                                                                         Girls Track:                                                      Paulding High School
                                                                                   incentive cover, as well.                                             Cody Jarrell, Ricky Ber-
                                                                                       In GODZILLA®: KING-               Lettermen Lost from             galowski, Ryan Schindler,          Games start at 6 pm
    The biggest star in Japan        but promotion, seventy-five                                                     Last Year – Jaclyn Carr, 4-
prepares to wreak havoc once                                                       DOM OF MONSTERS, a                                                    Chazz Hahn, Chase Stoller,          Team arrival: 5 pm
                                     comic retailers will each of-                                                   year letter winner, distance;
again! IDW Publishing re-            fer a unique cover, featuring                 full-scale apocalypse is brew-                                        Brett Mason, Beau Hahn,              $10 per team fee
                                                                                   ing. The monsters are a force     Stephanie Donaldson, 3-             Bruce Sowder, Cal Ward,
cently announced the return          Godzilla®’s foot smashing                                                       year letter winner, thrower                                               Cost: $1 at door
of Godzilla® and the hugely          their comic book store. Indi-                 of nature whose attacks can                                           Caleb Hernandez, Brendon
                                                                                   be no more predicted or ra-           Lettermen       Returning       Schlosser, Ethan Wolfley,               Questions or to
successful retailer-exclusive        vidually drawn from photo                                                       – Kasi Edwards (10, throws),
program of GODZILLA®:                reference, these stunning                     tionalized than a lightning                                           William Mefferd, Andrew                  sign up call:
                                                                                   strike. There will be no clean-   Abbey Edwards (10, dis-             Layman, Kyle Mohr, Jacob
KINGDOM OF MONSTERS                  covers are destined to drive                                                    tance and long jump), Sarah                                                  Shelly Vogel
#1. Clem’s is bringing the           thousands of fans to local                    cut heroes with perfectly                                             Luderman, Chris Pier, Cam-
                                                                                   chiseled chins and capes bil-     Nardone (10, distance and           eron Mohley, Julian Salinas             419-399-4335
King of the Monsters to Fort         comics stores, and send com-                                                    high jump), Emily Shuherk
Wayne with its very own,             pletest on a nationwide search                lowing in the wind; only or-
                                                                                   dinary human beings strug-        (11, high jump, relays, hur-
smashing cover. Clem’s cover         for each and every cover.                                                                                                                               Mon.-Fri. 8-5 • Sat. 8-12
                                                                                   gling desperately to survive      dles), Allissa LaFountain
is one of seventy-five variants         “This promotion has re-                                                      (11, sprints and relays), Ka-
available throughout North           sulted in unprecedented sup-                  in a world gone mad.
                                                                                       With an impressive cast       tie Kohart (11, throws)
America, celebrating the dra-        port and participation by an                                                        Promising Newcomers
matic return of Godzilla to          amazing number of comic                       of monsters both old and
                                                                                   new, IDW’s series will treat      – Meagan Weller (9, sprints
comics.                              book retailers,” said Ted Ad-                                                   and relays), Sidney Salinas
    “We feel very privileged to      ams, IDW’s CEO/Publisher.                     fans to both familiar themes                                              BUYERS & PROCESSORS OF SCRAP IRON & METAL
                                                                                   and original takes on the         (9, pole vault, sprints, relays),
be a part of the relaunch of a       “We thought it was a fun idea                                                                                                   JUNK CARS • ALUMINUM CANS
                                                                                   pop culture legends that          Natasha Garcia (9, hurdles),              USED MOTOR OIL ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING
beloved film icon,” said Ryan        when it was conceived, but                                                      Ashley Johanns (9, dis-
                                                                                   have stomped, smashed, and                                                    USED AUTO & TRUCK PARTS FOR SALE
White, Assistant Manager of          thanks to so many retailers                                                     tance), Sierra McCullough
Clem’s.                              excited about having Godzil-                  fought their way across movie
                                                                                                                     (9, high jump and distance),         Steve Garmater          PO Box 186, 14007 Bull Rapids Rd.
    In an unparalleled de-           la stomp their shop, it has                   screens for over four decades.                                         260-657-5129                             Harlan, IN 46743
                                                                                                                     Cece Weidenhamer (9, dis-
                                                                                                                     tance and hurdles), Megan
                                                                                   ANTWERP ELEMENTARY

                                                                                                                     Coak (9, sprints and relays),
                                                                                   SCHOOL 3RD NINE WEEKS             Alesha Simon (9, sprints
                                                Sales                              HONOR ROLL 2010-11
                                                                                   SCHOOL YEAR
                                                                                                                     and relays), Rachel Kessler
                                                                                                                     (9, hurdles and relays), Em-
                                                Parts                                                                ily Albert (9, sprints and re-

                                                                                       3RD GRADE:                    lays), Katie Back (9, throws),
                                               Service                                 All A’s – Madison Boesch,
                                                                                   Aleyah Cline, Alyssa Fuller,
                                                                                                                     Alli Singer (9, hurdles and
                                              Located at:                          Adison Hindenlang, Chloe              According to coach Al-
                                             4816 ST. Road 101 N.                  Saul, Blake Schuette, Elyse       varez, Paulding’s greatest
    3 Generations of Experience to Serve You Woodburn, IN, 46797                   Steury, Melanie Wann              strength this season is a
                                             Phone: (260) 632-4815                     All A’s & B’s – Karsyn Bru-   large freshman class; and             STOP: Harassing phone calls, collection letters,
                                                                                   mett, Alyvia DeVore, Boston       weakness for the season is               garnishments, seizures, and law suits.
                                                                                   Dunderman, Jacob Eaken,           lack of competitive expe-

                                   Phone: 419-258-1917 • 14777 S.R. 49 - Antwerp
                                    “North of Antwerp, just before the bridge.”    Chase Friend, Izik Garrett,       rience at the high school

                                                                                   Destiney Gerken, Carlie           level. His overall outlook for
 priced right Hardware!
                                                                                   Hanes, Codee Hathaway, Ni-        Paulding is that they look to
              Everyday                                                             cole Kashner, Jayvin Landers,     be a mid-pack contender for
                                                                                   Garrett Laney, Mallory Man-       NWC’s. Coach hopes to im-
         Warmer weather will be here
                                                                                   sfield, Nicholas McCreery,        prove their position in the
            before you know it!                                                                                      conference.
                                                                                   Kendyl Miller, Sydney Miller,
               Now is the time to get your
              lawn mower ready for Spring
                                                                                   Randall Mills, Ashton Minck,
                                                                                   Heather Oberlin, Alex Phil-
                                                                                   lips, Holly Sanders, Julia
                                                                                                                         Boys Track:
                                                                                                                         Lettermen Lost from Last
                                                                                                                     Year – John Mack, sprinter,
                   Drop off your mower   to
                                                                                   Steiner, Tim Taylor, Kaitlyn      1-year letter winner; Jarrett           We are a debt relief agency. We help people fi le for
                 Jerr y soon to avoid delays.                                      Titus, Ellie Wolf                 Carr, distance, 1-year let-              bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
                                                                                       4TH GRADE:                    ter winner; Derek Schlatter,
                                                                                       All A’s – Kendall Billman,    thrower, 1-year letter win-
      BLUE WATER CAMPGROUND                                                        Austin Chirgwin, Jason Dun-
                                                                                   stan, Aidan McAlexander,
                                                                                                                         Lettermen       Returning                 Call or stop in today.
    SEASONAL AND WEEKEND SITES AVAILABLE                                           Iris Sorrell, Aubree Sproles,     – Chris Pier (12, sprints and
                                                                                   Joel Steiner, Jared Sukup,        relays), Bruce Sowder (12,
     APRIL 15TH THRU OCTOBER 15TH                                                  Joshua Sukup                      pole vault and relays), Ethan
               • Blue Water Camper Sales & Parts                                       All A’s & B’s – Keaton Al-
                                                                                   timus, Ashton Barnhouse,
                                                                                                                     Wolfley (12, high jump, re-
                                                                                                                     lays, hurdles), Drew Brunett
                                                                                                                                                           Hyman & Hyman, LTD
                          • Golf Cart Parts                                        Adam Butzin, Kati Carr,           (11, distance, long jump, re-          ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW
                    • Propane Refilling Station                                     Braden Evans, Brett Fulk,         lays), Beau Hahn (12, sprints
            • Camp Store With Made To Order Pizza,
                                                                                   Gene Garrett, Kaitlyn Ham-
                                                                                   man, Karleigh Hook, Nathan
                                                                                                                     and relays)
                                                                                                                         Promising Newcomers
                                                                                                                                                                     123 N. Main Street
                       Subs, And More                                              Lee, Aubree Rager, Char-          – Travis Jones (9, distance),                  Paulding, OH 45879
                                                                                   ity Roebel, Jake Ryan, Gage       Dylan Carnahan (9, sprints
            • Hand Dipped Ice Cream And Slushies
                                                                                   Speaks, Kole Titus, Alexis        and pole vault), Cody Jarrell
                    • Weekend Entertainment
                          & Activities
                                                                                   Wright, Corey Zartman
                                                                                       5TH GRADE:
                                                                                                                     (9, distance), Ryan Schindler
                                                                                                                     (9, throws), Chazz Hahn
                    (419) 587-3186
                                                                                       All A’s – Brian Geyer, Al-    (9, sprints), Cal Ward (9,
     2791 CO. RD. 176 • GROVER HILL, OH 45849                                      exandra Hindenlang, Josh          sprints), Caleb Hernandez    
                                                                                   Poulson, Riley McAlexander        (9, high jump, hurdles), An-
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PAULDING-PUTNAM ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE                                                                                                     Greg White, Paulding County                                  million in 2010 and member          REMARKABLE “R” DAY WITH REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY                                                                                                              Commissioner Tony Burkley,                                   equity is at $41.2 million, or      REBECCA!
                                                                                                                                         Rep. Phyllis Pond (Indiana)                                  66 percent.
                                                                                                                                         and Sen. Cliff Hite (Ohio) of-                                   Hayden said of the $28.2
                                                                                                                                         fered special proclamations                                  million in expenses incurred
                                                                                                                                         and words of congratulations.                                by the cooperative, $20.5 mil-
                                                                                                                                         A special resolution from Rep.                               lion was for purchased power.
                                                                                                                                         Lynn Watchmann (Ohio) was                                    “Out of every dollar you pay
                                                                                                                                         also read.                                                   on your electric bill, nearly
                                                                                                                                             Pond, a 46-year member                                   70 cent goes directly for pur-
                                                                                                                                         of Paulding-Putnam Electric                                  chased power,” he said.
                                                                                                                                         Cooperative, even shared                                         Hayden noted expenses
                                                                                                                                         some recollections from her                                  increased by $1.2 million in
                                                                                                                                         childhood when her family’s                                  2010, with $524,000 of that
                                                                                                                                         farm southwest of Fort Wayne                                 going toward right-of-way
                                                                                                                                         first received electricity from                              maintenance intended to im-
                                                                                                                                         a cooperative.                                               prove reliability.
                                                                                                                                             Board President Dr. John                                     In spite of increases in
                                                                                                                                         Saxton said Paulding-Putnam                                  wholesale power rates in
                                                                                                                                         EC works to maintain quality                                 recent years, Hayden said                Ann’s Bright Beginnings         Becky are from left: Macy
                                                                                                                                         service and reasonable rates                                 Paulding-Putnam’s          retail   Preschoolers were recently           Nutter, Emma Townley and
Beginning new three-year terms on the Paulding-Putnam                                                                                    while trying to keep govern-                                 rates remain very competi-
Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees are (from left) Dr.                                                                                                                                                                                visited by Mrs. Becky Suvar          Riley Stork. These children
                                                                                                                                         ment regulations from nega-                                  tive, and the Indiana mem-          from the WMEA program.               are in the afternoon class of
John Saxton, Gerald Sorg and Gary Hayden.                                                                                                tively impacting members.                                    bers have some of the lowest
    What began as a group of Ohio and no planned in-                                                                                                                                                                                      She shared her super powers          four and young five year olds
                                                                                                                                             Board members are lead-                                  rates in their state. “In fact, a   with us so we would all pick         with Mrs. Chris Adams and
of rural residents coming creases in 2011.”                                                                                              ing the fight to protect the                                 recent review of power bills
together to better their lives                                                                                                                                                                                                            up trash when we see it and          Mrs. Ann Miller.
                                    During his remarks, Cart-                                                                            members and the coopera-                                     shows Paulding-Putnam with          recycle too! Shown here with
reached a milestone this past er discussed ways the cooper-                                                                              tive, he said.                                               the lowest residential rates in
weekend when Paulding-Put- ative has worked to maintain                                                                                      “You may wonder what                                     Ohio,” he added.
nam Electric Cooperative’s reliable electricity at a stable                                                                                                                                                                               Jennings), Jared Ross (second        beginning at 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                         some of our board members                                        Pat O’Loughlin, the chief       place, Paulding) and Aus-               Men’s softball leagues
Annual Meeting was centered cost.                                                                                                        are like,” Saxton said. “It is                               operating office for Buckeye
on celebrating the member-                                                                                                                                                                                                                tin Germann (third place,            will be on Tuesday or Thurs-
                                    “Many      things      have                                                                          almost as if we have a statue                                Power, Inc., the wholesale          Concordia Lutheran). Girls’          day nights. Women’s softball
owned utility’s 75th anniver- changed since 1936, but one                                                                                of Lady Justice sitting on the                               power provider for PPEC’s
sary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     scholarship winners includ-          league will be Wednesday
                                 thing hasn’t changed and                                                                                board room table with her                                    Ohio members, talked about          ed Alaine Wetli (first place,        night along with a 6-player
    “Folks back in 1936 knew that’s our commitment to our                                                                                scales extended in front of us.                              how meeting government
the REA (Rural Electrifica- members to provide quality                                                                                                                                                                                    Antwerp), Ashley Schmenk             team wiffleball league. Sum-
                                                                                                                                         On one side of the scales are                                regulations will have an affect     (second place, Miller City)          mer co-ed softball league will
tion Administration) meant service and value for the en-                                                                                 member rates, on the other                                   on wholesale rates.
a better life,” CEO/General ergy dollar,” Carter said. “It is                                                                                                                                                                             and Katelyn Utendorf (third          be held on Monday nights.
                                                                                                                                         hand is the overall health and                                   “We project our wholesale       place,     Ottawa-Glandorf).            If you would like to or-
Manager George Carter told the mission of your coopera-                                                                                  well being of the cooperative.                               rates will continue to move
a group of approximately 600 tive to provide our members                                                                                                                                                                                  Emily Osting (Lincolnview)           ganize or sponsor a team for
                                                                                                                                             “We must work hard each                                  up modestly over the next           was the winner of the at-large       any of the leagues, please con-
members and guests. “The and communities with quali-                                                                                     meeting to keep the scales                                   couple years, due primarily to
REA brought electricity to the ty electric service, sustainable                                                                                                                                                                           scholarship.                         tact Ron at 419-399-2981 or
                                                                                                                                         balanced. We are very aware                                  environmental investments              Alysha Valdez of Paulding For
homes. People in 1936 knew a energy solutions and superior                                                                               that a change on either side                                 necessary for the long-term
good value when they saw it.                                                                                                                                                                                                              High School was recognized           more info visit our website at
                                 customer service at fair and                                                                            affects the other.”                                          operation of our coal-fired         as the winner of the Touch-
    “Paulding-Putnam con- reasonable prices.”                                                                                                Secretary/Treasurer Gary                                 generating plants, coupled
tinues to provide a good value                                                                                                                                                                                                            stone Energy Achievement
                                    As part of the recognition                                                                           Hayden told the members                                      with increases in costs for
today with the lowest residen- of Paulding-Putnam’s 75th                                                                                 the cooperative’s assets had                                 basic commodities such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Scholarship.                         EASTER PARTY PLANNED
tial electric rates in the state Anniversary, Paulding Mayor                                                                                                                                                                                 Winners of the Youth              AT THE PAULDING LIBRARY
                                                                                                                                         grown by $4.1 million to $61.9                               coal, copper, steel and other       Tour to Washington, D.C.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      necessities for operating our       were April Horstman, a stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      plants,” he said.                                                            “Here comes Peter Cot-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dent at Ottoville High School,       tontail!” Hop on down to
                                                                                                                                                                                                          O’Loughlin also noted           and Kelsey Hoehn, a student
                                                                                                                                                                                                      how regulations being con-                                               the Children’s Room for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at Ottawa-Glandorf High              fun-filled Easter party. Chil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sidered by the Environmen-          School.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      tal Protection Agency (EPA)                                              dren, ages preschool through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             caption: Beginning new

                                                                                                    2520                                                                                              could have adverse affects on                                            1st grade, will enjoy crafts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          three-year terms on the

                                                                                                                                                       % 48
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the final cost to members.                                               games and refreshments. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paulding-Putnam       Electric       highlight of the party will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                          He said the proposed rules      Cooperative Board of Trust-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      “either ignore or distort the                                            a visit from the Easter Bunny.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ees are (from left) Dr. John         Children will enjoy having
                                                                                                                                                       FOR                                            cost of meeting these new
                                                                                                                                                                                                      regulations and underesti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saxton, Gerald Sorg and Gary         their pictures taken with this
                                                                                                                                                        MONTHS1                                       mate both the limits of cur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hayden.                              springtime celebrity! This ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      rent technology and the time                                             citing event will be held on
                                                                                                                                                                                                      required to make required           PAULDING RESERVOIR                   Monday, April 11th from 6:00–
                                                                                                                                                                                                      improvements.                       LEAGUES HOLD MEETING                 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Room at the main historic
                                                                                                                       1,000 off with purchase of two
                                                                                                                                 or more implements                                              2
                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Those in the power gen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      eration business term this             The league meeting for the        Carnegie library in Paulding.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the ‘EPA compliance train           Paulding Reservoir Softball          Don’t miss out! Join the fun!
                                                                                                                      • 26.4 gross engine/20.5 PTO hp*
                                                                                                                                                                                                      wreck,’” O’Loughlin said. He        and Wiffleball Leagues will          For more information contact
                                                                                                                      • Twin Touch™ hydrostatic transmission
                                                                                                                                                                                                      encouraged members to stay          be held April 3rd at TJ’s Bar        the library at 419-399-2032.
                                                                                                                      • Cruise control and power steering
                                                                                                                                                                                                      informed on these issues by
                                                                                                                                                                                                      reading their monthly Coun-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      decisions.                                  OFFICE HOURS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Family Owned since 1967
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Authorized IRS E-File Provider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mon & Sat 9:00 to 5:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                          O’Loughlin concluded by              Tues, Wed, Fri 9:00 to 8:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                      encouraging PPEC members                 Closed Sunday & Thursday

                                                                                                                                                                                                      to continue supporting their                For an appointment call anytime or drop off return.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      cooperative. “We have a com-                                   260-632-4898
                                                                                                                                                                                                      manding lead in the indus-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      try for customer satisfaction
        300 off                                with purchase of two
                                               or more implements3
                                                                                                          400 off                                with purchase of two
                                                                                                                                                 or more implements3
                                                                                                                                                                                                      because all our efforts are
                                                                                                                                                                                                      directed toward getting you                Sherry Sales And Service
      • 43.2 gross engine/35 PTO hp*                                                                   • 66.0 gross engine/56.0 PTO hp*                                                               the best price at the highest
      • eHydro™ transmission                                                                           • Up to ve hydraulic valves for                                                                quality. We are all in this to-         TIRES AT WHOLESALE PRICES
      • LoadMatch™ electronic power management                                                           maximum versatility                                                                          gether,” he said.                                     All Brands and Sizes
                                                                                                       • Optional 540/540 economy PTO for                                                                 Seats on the PPEC Board of                 cars • trucks • motorcycles • atvs
                                                                                                         greater fuel savings                                                                         Trustees in districts 1, 6 and 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                      were up for election this year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Only current trustees Gerald                    Out of the Way But Less to Pay!
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sorg (Dist. 1), Saxton (Dist. 6)
                                                                              JOHNDEERE.COM                                                                                                           and Hayden (Dist. 9) submit-                    9917 Road 171, Oakwood, OH
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ted nomination petitions and,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      following procedures in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      co-op’s code of regulations,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      were announced as being re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      elected by affirmation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paulding-Putnam         also
                                                                                                                                                                                                      recognized a number of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      young people served by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      cooperative with the an-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      nouncement of scholarship
   0% for 48 months offer ends 5/2/11. Some restrictions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Subject to approved
  credit on John Deere Financial Installment Plan. 2 Offer ends 5/31/11. $1,000 off any 2320 and 2520 with purchase of two or more John Deere– or Frontier-branded implements. 3 $300 off any 3000    and Youth Tour to Washing-
  Series and $400 off any 4000 Series with purchase of two or more John Deere– or Frontier-branded implements. Offers valid 2/1/11 to 8/1/11. Offers not available at all locations; see your local
  John Deere dealer for details. *Manufacturer’s estimate of power (ISO) per 97/68/ED. John Deere’s green and yellow color scheme, the leaping deer symbol and JOHN DEERE are trademarks of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ton, D.C., winners.
  Deere & Company.                                                                                                                                                                                        Winner for the boys’
                                                                                                                                                                                                      scholarships were Andrew
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Huntsman (first place, Fort
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                                                           RABBIT DAMAGE TO TREES

 PUBLIC AUCTION                                            & SHRUBS                                  CLASSIFIED ADS
                                                           By: Jim Lopshire, Exten-
                                                           sion Educator
                                                               The eastern cottontail rab-
                                                                                                  Sell it in the Classifieds!
                                                                                                   Classified ads are $7.50 for 20 words or less
                                                                                                         and $.15 for each additional word.                          Than k You!
                                                           bit can be responsible for a
                                                                                                             Bold is $1.00 additional.                                                  We Appreciate Your Business
                                                           considerable amount of dam-
            ~ EVERYONE WELCOME ~                           age throughout the year. In         Fax: (419) 258-1313 • Email:
                                                                                                        P.O. Box 1008, Antwerp, OH 45813                              Please let us know if we can serve you with any
 PORTER AUCTION                                            the spring rabbits are feast-
                                                           ing on the new green veg-            Deadline for classified ads is Mondays at 12 Noon.
                                                                                                                                                                         ~ PRINTING or ADVERTISING ~
                              19326 Co. Rd. 60
                                                           etation, such as clover, herbs,             Classifieds MUST be paid upfront!!
                               Grover Hill, OH                                                                                                                      West Bend News • 419-258-2000 •

                         For Info Call: 419-587-3770
                                                           and flowering plants. This
                                                           leaves enough time for fruit           Dump cable and DIREC-              CULLER CONSTRUCTION

                                                           and vegetable crops to ripen,
 Tired of being                                            which are the preferred sum-
                                                                                              TV. We have the LOWEST
                                                                                              priced packages GUARAN-
                                                                                                                                 LLC: Mike Culler. New Con-
                                                                                                                                 struction – Remodel – Decks
  overweight?                                              mer foods. Once fall and win-
                                                           ter roll around, rabbits turn to
                                                                                              TEED! FREE installation,
                                                                                              DVR, HD Programming and
                                                                                                                                 – Painting – Complete Home
                                                                                                                                 or Office. 35 years experi-
       Need to get back                                    the woody plants for nourish-      much more! (888) 459-DISH,         ence. Home: 419-258-2243.
                                                                                                                                                                          CONTRACT SOYBEAN
          in shape?                                        ment. They will eat the bark,
                                                                                                                                                                            SEED GROWERS
                                                                                                                                      LEINARD MOBILE HOME
                                                           buds, stems, and tender twigs          HUSS & SONS CONTRACT-
      Need more energy?                                    of a variety of shrubs, vines,     ING & HANDYMAN SERVICES.
                                                                                                                                 COMMUNITY: Across from

             A.C.E. can help you                           and young trees.                   Call us for all your carpentry,
                                                                                                                                 the A&W, Antwerp has lots
                                                                                                                                 available, homes for sale, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     Premiums Paid
                                                               This winter’s above aver-      electrical, plumbing, con-
              Call J.R. for your                                                              crete/masonry, decks, porch-
                                                                                                                                 rentals. Contracts available.
                                                                                                                                                                    Contact Darren Yerks at Yerks Seed Inc.
                free samples                               age snow fall and extended                                            Application and references re-
                                                           period of snow cover posed         es, honeydoos. Robert Huss,        quired. 419-258-2710.        tf        20202 Notestine Rd • Woodburn, IN 46797
                                                                                              419-258-2510.               eot                                                866-657-5127 • 260-657-5127
                         419-542-1505                      serious problems for rabbits.                                             FT. DEFIANCE Antiques.
                                                           Denied access to food on the           LLC RECYCLING SERVICE          Find your treasures at our
                                                                                              now accepting your scrap           over 4,000 sq. ft. location at
As sure as it’s going                                      ground, rabbits fed on small
                                                                                              appliances, refrigerators,         402 Clinton Street, Defiance.
                                                           trees and shrubs above the         freezers, air conditioners,        Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM–5PM.                Hickory Creek at Hicksville,
    to rain, the                                           snow. In my yard the dam-          microwaves, lawn mow-              Phone: 419-782-6003.         tf       a charitable non-profit nursing facility, is seeking
                                                           age occurred on our winged                                                                                           a licensed beautician
  classifieds sell.                                        euonymus (burning bush)
                                                                                              ers, cars, trucks—anything             WANT WINDOW COVER-
                                                                                                                                 INGS that look great for years?
                                                           and pussy willow shrub. The
                                                                                              metal. We will pick up! Call
                                                                                                                                 Drapes, valances, verticals,
                                                                                                                                                                         to come in two to three days a week.
                                                                                              419-769-2638.                 tf
                                                           damage ranged from prun-               HAIR STYLIST WANTED at         shades, etc. Measured and                                 For details contact:
                                                           ing of the burning bush to         Lindsey & Company Hair Stu-        installed. Call Judy McCalla,                             Bill Langschied, Administrator
                                                           removal of bark completely         dio, Paulding. Must have man-
                                                                                                                                 Hicksville, 419-542-6182.    tf                           Hickory Creek at Hicksville
                                                           around the stems of the wil-       agers license. Send resume
                                                                                                                                     FLEA        MARKET/BARN                               401 Fountain Street
                                                                                                                                 SALE: Multiple party sale                                 Hicksville, OH 43526
                                                           low, effectively girdling each     to 114 W. Jackson, Paulding,       (first weekend each month)                                419-542-7795
                                                           stem of the plant.                 45879. No phone calls. 13-14p      April 2nd & 3rd through                         
                                                               The good news is that most         AL GRIFFITHS CON-              October 1st & 2nd 2011. Col-
                                                           multiple-stemmed shrubs in-        STRUCTION – Windows,               lectibles, Antiques, Camp-
    2 BEDROOM                                              cluding the burning bush,          light electrical, dry wall,        ing, Hunting, Fishing, Tools,
                                                           viburnums, and rhododen-           siding, doors & more. Call Al      Toys, Domestics, New vend-          PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
    APARTMENT                                              drons, can recover from this       for your repair or construc-       ers welcome. 211 Emerald

      All Electric
                                                           type of wildlife damage. New       tion needs.
                                                                                                  BOOTH RENTAL POSI-
                                                                                                                                 Rd., Paulding, OH. Call for
                                                                                                                                 available space, 419-769-
                                                                                                                                                                           VILLAGE OF ANTWERP
                                                           buds just below the feeding                                           5626.
   DEFIANCE RIDGE                                          damage will emerged and de-        TION open in Paulding salon.
                                                                                              Must have managers' cosme-             HAUGHN'S AMMO & ORD-             Monday, May 2 , 2011, at 5:00 p.m.
    APARTMENTS                                             velop new growth. Simply cut                                          NANCE: Bryan, Ohio 43506
                                                           these plants back to a point
                                                                                              tologist license. Call 419-399-                                       The Village of Antwerp will hold a public hearing
                                                                                                                                 419-636-7994 Summer Sale:
 1221 Ayersville Avenue                                                                       2230.                     12-14                                       on Monday, May 2, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. in Council
                                                           just above the new shoots.                                            5% off all firearms, 10% off all
    Defiance, Ohio                                          Though these plants can be
                                                                                                  SUMMER HELP WANTED:
                                                                                                                                 ammo, reloading supplies and       Chambers to consider the recommendations of the
                                                                                              Bartender/cook. Wed. eve-
                       419-784-0394                        drastically reduced in size,       nings, Sat. evenings, Sun.
                                                                                                                                 firearms accessories       eot     Plan Commission, which recommendations are as
                                                           the plants will gradually re-                                             LARGE GARAGE/MOVING            follows:
                       $450 per month                                                         afternoon. Apply within at         SALE: 11745 Co. Rd. 424 (old
                                                           gain their previous size and       Paulding VFW, (419)399-                                                Zoning map amendment to rezone Lots 22 through
                        plus electric                      form.                              3071.                     12-13
                                                                                                                                 24), Cecil. Sat. Apr. 2, 10-2.
                        Income Limits Apply                                                                                      Dining table & 6 chairs plus        Lot 31, Jump’s Addition, Johnson’s Addition Lot 1,
                                                               On a tree where the rabbits        JONES HOME IMPROVE-            buffet, $525. 419-399-4297.
                         IMMEDIATE                         have completely debarked an        MENTS: Siding – Roofing – Ga-                                          Lots 7 through Lot 16 of Block F, Lots 1 through Lot
                                                                                                                                     DEADLINE FOR THE CLAS-
                                                           area around the tree trunk, the                                                                           4 of Deventers Subdivision, and outlots S-34 PT
                        OCCUPANCY                                                             rages – Room additions – New       SIFIEDS & “FOR SALE BY OWN-
                                                           damage to the tissue beneath       construction. 419-786-8135 or      ER IN THE WEST BEND NEWS”           NW 1/4SE1/4; PT W1/2NE1/4; PT NW1/4 SE1/4
                        No Rental Assistance
                            on this unit                   the bark can disrupt the flow      Lora: 419-670-3076.      11-14p    IS MONDAYS AT 12 NOON!              and PT NW1/4 SE1/4, which Lots are adjacent
                                                           of carbohydrates from the                                                                                 to South Erie Street in the Village of Antwerp,
                                                           leaves to the root system and                                                                             from Single Family District (R-1) or Multiple Family
                                                                                                        FOR RENT: THIS SPACE
 HELP WANTED                                               the flow of nutrients and wa-
                                                           ter from the root system to the        Remodeled weekly if you request. High-traffic
                                                                                                                                                                     District (R-2) to Business District (B-1).

                                                           leaves. If the damage is severe        area.Convenient location. All maint. included.                    Detailed information may be viewed at Antwerp

 Good Times                                                enough, the tree will gradual-
                                                           ly decline and eventually will
                                                           die. For most homeowners re-
                                                                                                        Call 419-258-2000 for more info                             Village Hall, 118 N. Main Street, Antwerp, Ohio, during
                                                                                                                                                                    normal business hours.

   Saloon                                                  placing the girdled tree is the
                                                           best course of action. There
                                                           are no applications that will
                                                           reduce the effects of rabbit
          Payne, OH                                        damage or save severely dam-
                                                           aged trees. Wound dressings,
                                                           pruning paints, latex paints,
 Apply Within:                                             wrappings and other protec-
                                                           tive barriers do not help.
   Cook &                                                      One option to save a
                                                           girdled, single-trunk tree is
   Waitress                                                to perform a “bridge” graft.
                                                           However, since bridge grafts
                                                           can be tricky to perform, the
                            MOORE                          recommendation is to hire
                                                           a certified nursery profes-
                              Auction                      sional or certified arborist to
                              Service                      perform the procedure if the
                                                           damaged tree is extremely
                      Randy L. Moore, Auctioneer
               Call: 419-303-4894                              You can reduce the chance
 AUCTIONS FOR 2011                                         of girdling damage to your
                                                           landscape plants in the fu-
Van Wert County Fairgrounds Jr.                            ture by enclosing the trunks
   Fair Building • US 127 S.,                              of young trees in protective
Van Wert, Ohio • Starts at 5:30 pm                         cylinders fashioned from ¼
                                                           inch mesh hardware cloth or
 AUCTION DATES                                             plastic drainage pipe. Bury
 April ... 4th & 18th                                      the bottom of the cylinders
                                                           under several inches of soil
Apr ..... 4th & 18th                Sept No Auctions
                                                           to prevent mice and voles
May..... 2nd & 16th                 Oct...... 3rd & 17th   from burrowing under them.
June ... 6th & 20th                 Nov ..... 7th & 21st   Also make the cylinders tall
July .... 4th & 18th                Dec ..... 5th & 19th   enough to cover the trunk up
Aug..... 1st & 15th                                        to the lowest set of branches
                                                           to prevent rabbits from get-
 Auction Held on 1st & 3rd                                 ting at the bark while perched
  Monday of each month                                     on top of crusted snow that
   Personal Auction                                        may be several feet deep.
  Services Available
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“FROM THE VANTAGE POINT:” REGISTER                                      Thursday. This is a pre-kin-
                                                                        dergarten class for 4 and 5
                                                                                                           Dominique, Brock Schooley,
                                                                                                           Bailey Manz, Tristan Kinder,                     PERRY – BUENGER
NOW FOR VANTAGE PRESCHOOL!                                              year-olds. Preschoolers pack       Dustyn McCloud, Madison
                                                                        their lunch.                       Hull, Haleigh Stallbaum,
                                                                           Vantage Preschool pro-          Mary Cate Panico, Shana
                                                                        vides developmentally appro-       Manz, Hailey Harris, Casey
                                                                        priate activities for the total    Holman, Carson Shull, Macy
                                                                        development of children ages       Iler, Sydney Price, Fletcher
                                                                        three through five years old.      Cook, Ethan Matty, Cole
                                                                           The children experience         Heller, Megan Tope, Joseph
                                                                        many hands on activities in        Reineck
                                                                        language arts, science, math,          5TH GRADE:
                                                                        kindergarten readiness, lit-           All A’s – Audrey Manz,
                                                                        erature, and social skills.        Isaac Baldwin, Brianna Gor-
                                                                        High school juniors and se-        rell, Cade McGarvey, Brian
                                                                        niors who are preparing for        Matson, Caitlyn Myers, Kalen
                                                                        a career in early childhood        Kelly, Kaylee Plummer, Mar-
                                                                        education work directly with       cus Miller, Emma McMaster,
                                                                        the preschoolers by planning       Michael Kohart, Zach Mc-
                                                                        and conducting the lessons. A      Corkle
                                                                        major benefit for the children         All A’s & B’s – Ethan Domi-
                                                                        who attend the Vantage Pre-        nique, Alexia Griffith, Shelbie
                                                                        school is the very low staff-      Stahl, Chloe Foltz, Blake An-
                                                                        child ratio. There is usually      derson, Travis Couts, Jordan
                                                                        one high school “teacher” to       Weidenhamer, Lily Arend,
                                                                        every one or two preschool-        Gabriella Stahl, Clay Dock-
                                                                        ers, supervised by the direc-      ery, Shawn Jackson, Corbin
                                                                        tors. The high school students     Kohart, William Postelwaite,
                                                                        also receive additional train-     Cassidy Posey, Devon Smith,           Tammy Perry of Bryan,                  The bride-to-be is a Phar-
                                                                        ing in first aid, CPR and com-     Abbie Adams, Ryan Wo-              OH and Roger Buenger of               macist at Community Hospi-
                                                                        mon childhood illnesses.           odring, Abbigaile McMichael,       Hamler, OH are happy to an-           tals and Wellness Centers in
                                                                           The Early Childhood Edu-        Miah Coil                          nounce their engagement and           Bryan, OH. The groom-to-be
These Vantage preschoolers and high school students Angela              cation program uses the Early                                         forthcoming marriage.                 is a truck driver at Walmart
Wells (Crestview) and Joseph Shoppell (Lincolnview) enjoy               Learning Content Standards         MONEY MANAGEMENT BY                   Parents of the couple are          in Coldwater, MI.
time on the slide out in the playground. Vantage Preschool              to meet the guidelines for         MENTORING                          Eddie and Gwen Perry of                   An April 30, 2011 wedding
registrations are now being accepted for the 2011-2012 school           preschool education deter-                                            Hicksville, OH, and George            is being planned at Trinity
year.                                                                   mined by the Ohio Depart-              You don’t have to be a fi-     and Annabelle Buenger of              United Methodist Church in
                                                                        ment of Education. These           nancial wizard to help others      Hamler, Ohio.                         Hicksville, OH.
     Climbing on the outdoor           most popular choice. The         early learning standards serve     plan for success with their
playground         equipment…          morning preschool ses-           as a framework for designing       money. Master Money Men-
hands on science… making               sion meets Monday through        and implementing meaning-                                             p.m. in Fulton County and             expectations. Participants do
                                                                                                           tor is a new training open to      in October on the 3rd and the         not need to have financial or
goobligook and play doh…               Thursday from 8:30 a.m. un-      ful lessons and intentional        anyone who is interested in
listening to the library lady          til 10:50 a.m. and is taught     learning experiences within                                           10th in Henry County.                 counseling expertise. These
                                                                                                           learning more about personal           Trained participants be-          programs are open to all.
reading a story… These are             by Mrs. Marcia Osenga, Mrs.      the preschool.                     finance or for those who help
just a few of the fun activities       Donna Myers and the senior          For more information                                               come Master Money Mentors                In 2011, there is an in-
                                                                                                           others with personal finance       and will be capable of success-       creased need for money man-
Vantage preschoolers experi-           Early Childhood students.        about the Vantage preschool,       through Ohio State Univer-
ence. Interested in sending            This session is for 3 year-old   please contact Donna Myers                                            fully helping families manage         agement skills due to job loss,
                                                                                                           sity Extension.                    their spending, recognize bet-        changes in family structure,
your preschooler to Vantage?           children and young 4 year-       or Marcia Osenga at 419-238-           Master Money Mentor
Registration is now under-             olds.                            5411 ext. 137.                                                        ter ways to pay bills and save        and high debt loads. It is the
                                                                                                           will provide participants with     for future needs. They will           goal of Ohio State University
way for the 2011-2012 school               The afternoon session                                           an overview of basic personal      have the capability to work           Extension to reduce the num-
year. Registration is on a             also meets Monday through        PAULDING ELEMENTARY                finance tools and will address     with families about record            ber of foreclosures and bank-
first-come, first-served basis.        Thursday from 12:00 noon         3RD 9 WEEKS HONOR ROLL             how to work with others in a
There are three options for            until 2:20 p.m. and is taught                                                                          keeping, budgeting, work-             ruptcies filed. These legal ac-
                                                                        2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR              coaching model. Topics cov-        ing with creditors and using          tions are hard on the family
preschool classes this year.           by Mrs. Marcia Osenga, Mrs.                                         ered will be “Budgeting and
For all options, children must         Donna Myers and the junior                                                                             community resources.                  and hard on the community.
                                                                            3RD GRADE:                     Record Keeping Systems,”               Qualifications for par-              For more information, see
reach the age of 3 by August           Early Childhood students.                                           “Reviewing a Credit Record,”
                                                                            All A’s – Jacob Deisler, Ju-                                      ticipants include an interest         the website at
1st. There is a registration fee,      This is a pre-kindergarten                                          “Discovering a Net Worth
                                                                        lianna Fife, Kaylie Tressler,                                         in coaching others, listening         or to register for one of these
which can be paid when you             class for 4 year-olds and                                           Statement,” and “Establish-
                                                                        Jaden Verfaillie, Sidney                                              and recognizing that fam-             sets of classes, call Ohio State
come in to complete the ap-            young 5 year-olds.                                                  ing a Plan for Working with
                                                                        Kohart, Zoe Kochel, Tyler                                             ily needs vary, and an under-         University Extension in Hen-
plication.                                 The Full Day option is                                          Debt.” Participants will help
                                                                        Snipes, Savannah Shepherd,                                            standing of the uniqueness            ry County at 419.592.0806.
     The traditional half-day          available from 8:30 a.m.                                            fictitious families with bud-
                                                                        Tyrel Goings, Katie Strayer,                                          of families due to values and
preschool sessions are the             – 2:20 p.m., Monday through                                         geting problems throughout
                                                                        Kolson Egnor, Sydney Mc-
                                                                        Cullough                           the course to learn how to

                    Clip-n-Tan                                              All A’s & B’s – Kiarra
                                                                        Hawn, Tommy McGrath, Ri-
                                                                        ley Coil, Megan Garrity, Jor-
                                                                                                               This two part training
                                                                                                           will provide a certificate of
                                                                                                                                               DERCK’S LANDSCAPING SUPPLIES
                                                                                                                                                       15193 Rd. 45
                                                                                                           completion for all who com-              Antwerp, Ohio 45813
                       Spring Tanning Special                           dan Mudel, Tyler Stahl, Bran-
                                                                        don Jackson, Ivy Riggenbach,       plete the course. What will                  419-258-2512
              $10 off 1 month unlimited with this ad                    Mayla Wolfrum, Nathan              you gain by attending? You                   419-506-1902
                                                                        Hodge, Joel Schneider, Olivia      will gain techniques to help
                                                                                                                                                    Mulch Colors:
           *Must present Coupon* Offer expires May 31st, 2011
                                                                        Stallard, Noah Pessefall, Ja-      change money management
  NEW CUSTOMERS • Try before you buy • 1st visit FREE                   cob Rose, Gracie Burtch, Seth      behaviors, an understanding                Red, Brown, and Gold;
    UNLIMITED OFFER valid April 1st thru May 31st                       Dysinger, Cole Mabis, Alex         of a spending plan and alter-              NEW COLOR: BLACK
                                                                        Smith, Julia McMaster, Mat-        nate ways to offer plans to dif-         Black Dirt and Small Gravel.
        Woodburn, IN • 260-632-4091                                     thew Schroeder                     ferent kinds of families. You               Everything is in Bulk
                                                                            4th GRADE:                     will learn strategies for deal-
                                                                                                           ing with debt and will obtain
  EICHER’S WOODWORKING SHOP                                                 All A’s – Nicholas Barnett,
                                                                        Daniel Mefferd, Courtney           tools to help mark success.                                Animal Clinic of Paulding
  22319 Ward Rd., Woodburn, IN 46797 • 260-632-1065                     Luderman, Abbie Leaman,            Most importantly, you will
 Now Refacing Old Cabinetry.                                                                               learn coaching skills as com-                                        308 E. Jackson
                                                                        Lexie Beckman, Taylor Jury,
 Get that New Look you’ve been                                          Heather Manz, Mallory Tay-         pared to lecturing families                                        Paulding, OH 45879
  dreaming of in your kitchen                                           lor, Jaret Miller                  about managing their assets.                                          419-399-2871
    Granite & Formica &                                                     All A’s & B’s – Alex Ar-           This program is being of-
 Solid Surface Countertops                                              end, Kamdyn Etzler, Eugene         fered across Northwest Ohio
       And Much More                                                    Hemenway, Alana Newsome,           in a variety of locations.
                                                                        Alex Cardin, Luke Brewer,          March 21st and 28th in Put-                  Hours:                         Dr. Tom Wilkin
 3600 Square Ft. Store & Display
                                                                        Ethan Letso, Zoe Shepherd,         nam County at the Putnam                  Tues – 12-5                     Dr. Missie Bowman
       Furniture Store Hours:                                                                              County United Way, April
  M-F 8-4:30; Sat 8-2:30; Closed Sun
                                                                        Brandon Scott, Kristen Razo,                                           Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri – 9-5          Audrey Hanenkratt, Mgr
                                                                        Charles Clapsaddle, Haylee         20th and 27th from 1:00 to 3:00

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