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VOLUME 2 – ISSUE 21 Serving All of Paulding County and Surrounding Areas - (419) 258-2000 WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2006
Memorial Day 2006
LOCAL VETERAN TO RECEIVE CPR CLASSES OF- maneuvers for the conscious
and unconscious victim. Par-
HONOR FROM FRANCE FERED AT PAULDING ticipants may choose adult
COUNTY HOSPITAL CPR from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
On April 13, 1944, S/Sgt 450th Bomb Squadron. He and/or child and infant CPR
Frank LaLone and his crew completed 39 missions. Paulding County Hospital form 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
while on a mission to bomb He and his crew was shot cardio-pulmonary services Participants should dress
the port, oil and gun posi- down by German flak on staff will teach American casually and class size is lim-
tions in LeHavre France in April 13, 1944 while on a Heart Association CPR class- ited.
preparation for the Norman- mission to La Havre, France. es on Wednesday, June 7, from For more information or
dy invasion were shot down. LaLone was captured by the 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The classes to register contact Paulding
All of the crew was able to Germans on that same day are held at the hospital. County Hospital at 419-399-
bail out of the stricken B-26 and sent to Stalag 17B Brau- Instructors will teach par- 1133 and ask for respiratory
Martin Marauder, but Frank nau Gneikendorf POW Camp ticipants CPR and choking therapy. Registration dead-
was caught by the Germans near Krems Austria 48-15. line is June 2.
and ended up spending a year MACR 3742 (Missing Air
in a POW camp, Stalag 17B. Crew Report Number 3742) DELIVERY DAY CHANGE
Several years ago, Claude He was returned to the US
Letellier and Georges Den- after the end of WWII in Eu- Due to the Memorial Day
nebouy of France found rope. holiday, next week’s issue of
parts of Frank’s WWII B-26 Pilot 1st Lt. Allen McDon- the West Bend News will be
Bomber. On May 22, just in ald was considered one of the delivered on Thursday, June
time for Memorial Day, these best pilots on the base. 1st instead of Wednesday,
gentlemen are coming to the Co-Pilot 1st Lt. Merlin May 31st. This deadline will
US to give back this WWII Johnson was relatively new to PFC Christopher A. Jackson in Iraq with some Iraqi chil- be Saturday, May 27st at 12
veteran and “Marauder Man” the crew. dren who live near his platoon. He is the son of Ron and Carol noon.
the parts of the B-26 bomber S/Sgt Waldo Shows was Jackson and grandson of Monty and Dell Cornell.
he was flying that day in April considered one of the best ra- CORRECTION
when he was shot down. This dio/navigators on the base.
is their way of saying “Thank
You” for helping to liberate
Due to shortage of B-26
pilots, orders had come down
HELLO FROM ary 20 of this year and is
scheduled to return on Au-
In the May 17th issue of
the West Bend News on page
France. from Headquarters to let co- IRAQ gust 22. 14 in the Fort to Port article a
Frank LaLone is currently pilots fly as pilot in command Chris along with many mistake was made in the cap-
living in Antwerp and is be- to gain more experience so This is the type of pic- from Paulding County are tion. Kurt Schlusser is project
ing considered for the French they could be given their own tures from Iraq that grand- currently serving, have manager not Louise Miller.
“Legion of Honor”. Frank is planes and crews. parents such as Monty and served or soon will be serv- We apologize for any confu-
only the second member of Mission Notes: Dell Cornell from Antwerp ing their country in Iraq. sion this may have caused.
his crew that we have been Co-pilot Johnson was in like to see. This is Marine, Monty and Dell would like
able to find. the left seat and pilot McDon- PFC Chris Jackson, son of to take this opportunity to
An interview between His-
torian Roy Bozych and Frank
ald was in the right seat as
co-pilot. McDonald was let-
Ron and Carol Jackson, Ce-
cil. Chris graduated from
thank everyone for their
continued support of our
We Buy Old Gold
LaLone gave the following in- ting Johnson get experience
formation. as pilot in command per the
Paulding Exempted in 2000 military and share with us TURN YOUR OLD GOLD
and joined the Marines in a small piece of some of the
LaLone entered the US orders from headquarters. 2005. He is based at Camp good that they have been INTO IMMEDIATE CASH
Army Air Force in April, 1942 S/SGT. Frank LaLone–
Pendleton, California and fortunate enough to receive. Fessel Jewelers
at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Flight Engineer was in the top
was deployed to Iraq, Janu-
his US Army Serial number: gun turret. on the square – Paulding
35330498. He was assigned Group was flying in and out
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ton; 15 grandchildren and 1 Payne; two sisters: Marlita (Continued from Page 1) the engine quite thoroughly. by Patton’s 3rd Army. As the
great grandchild. (Jerome) Koester of Burns- of clouds after bombing the Remembering the earlier 3rd Army neared, the camp
Her brother, Stanley ville, MN and Alice Tobens target in LaHavre. LaLone ra- problems the B-26 had with guards just disappeared. Most
Driver has passed away. of St. Mary’s, OH; eight dioed to the cockpit that they its fuel diaphragm, he sug- guards were made up of very
Funeral services were at grandchildren; and two were close to their wingman gested that it be checked. Sure old men or young kids. Due
Dooley Funeral Home, An- great grandchildren. and about to hit him. Johnson enough there was a small hole to lack of proper food and
twerp on May 22, and Sam He is preceded in death banked hard to the left and in it. Once replace, no further supplies everyone was in bad
Steiner officiated. by his parents. put the plane over on its side
She was laid to rest at Mass of Christian burial problems were had with that shape including the guards.
in a violent evasive maneuver. engine and it flew perfectly Some of the older guards
Highland Park Cemetery, was held May 22, at the St. When the call came to the
Fort Wayne. John The Baptist Catholic right up to its demise. stayed with the men so as to
cockpit, McDonald was in the POW Notes: be captured by the Americans
Contributions may be Church, Payne, and Rev. process of sliding his back to
made to the charity of your G. Allan Fillman officiated. LaLone completed 39 rather then the Russians.
let the bombardier, Galloway missions before he was shot One old guard who stayed
choice. Burial was in the church
out of the nose. The violet down. Since he didn’t re- with them was originally a
Condolences and fond cemetery.
maneuver caused McDonalds turn from the last mission he coffee buyer for a German
memories may be shared at Donations may be made
seat to slide all the way to the wasn’t given credit for it. company before the war and
www.dooleyfuneralhome. to St. John the Baptist Cath-
back bulkhead coming off of
com. olic School or to Masses. Was in Stalag 17B, Brau- lived in New York. He was re-
the track. Because of this he
nau, Gneikendorf, near called to Germany when the
was unable to help Johnson,
Charles E. Langmeyer, Rita R. Linder, 84, died Krems, Austria until liberated war started.
an inexperienced pilot, to get
Mary L. Slaughter, 66, of 69, of Payne, died May 17 May 21 in Tiffin, OH.
the plane back under control
Antwerp, Ohio, passed away at Parkview Hospital, Ft. She was born in Payne,
May 18 at Paulding County Wayne, IN. OH, on October 24, 1921, quickly. “And my God will meet all your
In the process of trying
Hospital, Paulding, Ohio. He was born June 25, the daughter of John W. and
to get the B-26 under con- needs according to His glorious
Born in Hartford City, 1936, in Cloverdale, OH, Anna B. (Schall) Linder. She
Indiana on June 16, 1939, the son of Ed and Mollie was a member of St. John trol they had gotten turned riches in Christ Jesus.” Philipians 4:19
she was the daughter of (Horstman) Langmeyer. On the Baptist Catholic Church, around, lost several thousand
the late Clyde E. and Mae August 6, 1960, he married Payne, and a self-employed feet and were now down to
(Sparks) Driver. On March Joyce A. Hohenbrink, who hairdresser. seven thousand feet and in PASTOR: Scott Marsee
4, 1977, Mary married James survives. He was employed She is survived by two the clouds. The maneuver had 704 S. Erie Street
Slaughter, who survives. by B.F. Goodrich/Uniroyal, brothers: James (Pat) Linder disoriented them and they Antwerp, OH 45813
Mary worked as a surgi- Woodburn, IN, retiring in of Payne and Maurice (Vio- were uncertain as to what REAL
cal technician at Lutheran 1997. He was a member of let) Linder of Ft. Wayne; six their current position was. RELAXED
Hospital, Fort Wayne for 30 St. John the Baptist Catholic sisters: Rosemary (Harold) They were in fact pointed & RELEVANT
years. She was a member of Church, Payne, the Knights Perrine and Theresa Baumle in the wrong direction and
now flying back to the Cher- Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School
Antwerp Church of Christ, of Columbus #3617 of Payne, both of Payne, Josephine 10:30am Worship
Bible Study International American Legion Post 297 (Robert) Huguenard of bourg peninsula in France.
and the Royal Neighbors of Payne, and the National Lynn Haven, FL, Genevieve The radio man Waldo Shows
kept trying to tell this to AntwerpCommunityChurch Wednesday: 7:00pm
of America. Mary enjoyed Guard. Wilson, Sister Helen Linder A Church of the Nazarene Adult Bible Study, Kid’s Club,
quilting and poetry. He is survived by his wife, and Sister Jean Linder all of Johnson he was headed in the (419) 258-2069 Middle School thru High School Student Ministry
She will be sadly missed Joyce Langmeyer of Payne; Tiffin; and many nieces and wrong direction, but he re-
by her daughters, Stacy two sons: Kevin (Ann) nephews. fused to believe him thinking
Roof & Tracy Burlage both Langmeyer of Bloomsburg, She is preceded in death the Germans were jamming
of Fort Wayne; sister, Mar- PA and Gregg Langmeyer by her parents and two sis- their radio and bending the
tha Driver of Fort Wayne; of Payne; a daughter, Cin- ters, Catherine Gonya and navigational beam. Per Frank,
brother, Don Driver of Day- dy (Michael) Thompson of Marie Linder. Johnson could be a “bit hard-
Funeral services will be headed at times”.
10:00 a.m. Thursday, May They descended until they
JOIN US FOR 25, at St. John the Baptist broke out of the clouds and
Catholic Church, Payne began circling to try and de-
with Reverend G. Allan Fill- termine their position. Un-
man officiating. Burial will fortunately they broke out of
be in the church cemetery. the clouds right over a V-1
Visitation will be 2:00 – position and the Germans be-
At 8:00 p.m. with a rosary ser- gan firing at them eventually
cino Full Service Restaurant
vice at 7:00 p.m. on Wednes- shooting the B-26 down. Cof
day, May 24, at Den Herder The aircraft was so shot C app Drive Thru Service
Funeral Home, Paulding. up that the crew had lost all
Donations may be made
control of the B-26 when the
bail out signal was given. Just
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as he was getting ready to bail 625 S. Erie St.
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Antwerp, OH 45813
Directions: US 24 to Antwerp, South on Harman Road
the plane Frank saw it nosed
over and crash straight into
Antwerp Church of Christ
214 S. Summit St. corner of SR 49 & CR 192.
(by the water tower) East on Canal St. Paulding, OH the ground causing a fireball
45879 about 200 feet across and 100 419-258-3895
For more information, call 877-358-5099 feet high. Frank was captured
shortly after parachuting to Sun. AM Bible Study 9:30 • Service 10:30
He saw McDonald and Sun. PM Bible Study 6:00 • Service 7:00
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Johnson being led away by the
Germans. They already had
been changed into civilian
Wed PM J.A.M. & Bible Study 7:00
Bryce Steiner AM speaker / John Barkman PM speaker
clothes by the French. He be- Listen at www.antwerpchurchofchrist.com
lieves it was either McDonald
or Johnson who flashed the V
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR possible, before we have that
highly concentrated number
50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OF LUMINARIA: A SPECIAL Luminaria gifts support
TRIBUTE research, prevention, early
We were not surprised
with the meeting we had on
of farm factories that will
drive up the value of land.
MR. AND MRS. REX CARR detection, and improved
Hope shines its bright- quality of life for cancer pa-
May 17th with the Paulding It would appear that animal est during the Luminaria
factories can come into our tients.
County Commissioners. We Ceremony at the Relay For
had been forewarned that township and make money Whether or not they are
they did not have any author- on their investment, while the Life. Held after dark, friends present at Relay For Life,
ity to help us. What we did surrounding neighbors LOSE gather around the candlelit luminaria donors light the
find out is that our neighbor- approximately 30% of their track to remember, honor way for hope, progress and
hood can have a hog factory home investments. We’re also and celebrate the lives of answers.
building without any local, told, “don’t worry, it won’t be those who have battled can- The Luminaria Ceremo-
county, or State regulations or too bad”. What’s not too bad? cer. ny will be held at the Relay
requirements. In many com- Odors laden with toxic gases? Luminaries are small
For Life on June 2, 2006 at
munities, residents, environ- Decreased water tables? Re- bonfires – traditional sym-
mentalists and even family duced property values? Con- the Paulding County Fair-
bols that originated in the
farmers are working together stantly sampling well water grounds. Please note new
Southwest region of the
to protect everyone from for nitrate levels? Fighting U.S. since the 16th century., location.
these corporations, disguised the increasing fly infestation? luminaries have burned You are encouraged to at-
as farms. These are not farms, Maneuvering township roads alongside the road or in tend the ceremony and light
they are industrial facilities that are being damaged by churchyards as part of reli- your loved one’s candle.
and should be regulated as the additional heavy trucks? However, if you are unable
gious festivals and celebra-
such. We must ban together What’s not TOO bad? For to attend a volunteer will
to propose restrictions to keep every study that claims there tions. Each luminaria rep-
resents not only a treasured light your luminaria.
these corporations from mov- are no health problems from
ing to states with weak laws, manure contamination, there relationship, but also a con- Be sure to look for the or-
such as ours. We must work is a study that claims there are tribution to the American der form ad on this page of
together to keep our water big problems. Do you want to Cancer Society’s mission. the West Bend News.
safe for drinking, swimming gamble which one is right?
and fishing. We were assured That’s an individual choice. FOR RENT: THIS SPACE
by the commissioners that One point that needs to be Remodeled weekly if you request. High-trafﬁc area.
those counties in Ohio with made, it doesn’t seem right
a highly concentrated num- and neighborly for someone Convenient location. All maint. included.
ber of animal feeding opera- to sneak into our neighbor- Mr. and Mrs. Rex (Tom) Carr of rural Hicksville will cel- Call 419-258-2000 for more info
tions have increased in land hood, and within three weeks, ebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 2, 2006. The
value–not home values–but erect a hog facility, and decide former Joyce Nickels and Rex Carr were united in marriage on
acreage values. So if you raise for us that we must live with June 2, 1956 in Antwerp, Ohio by the Reverend James Turner.
hogs, cattle, or poultry, now THEIR choice. The couple observed this special occasion with a cruise to the
is the time to buy as much —Mary Lou Kallsen Panama Canal in February.
area in Paulding County as MOTOR SALES, INC.
$ CASH FOR JUNK CARS $ BLACK SWAMP STEAM AND MEMORIAL DAY BREAK-
Trucks – Vans – Scrap Iron & Metals GAS SHOW & SWAP MEET FAST AND SERVICES Ofce: 419.784.5590
Aluminum Cans All Appliances PRESENTED BY VFW IN 1809 Baltimore St. Fax: 419.784.4656
Copper – Brass Accepted
Aluminum $10.00 Disposal Fee
Historic Auglaize Village GROVER HILL Deance, Ohio 43512 Home: 419.594.2072
Steel – Tin on Refrigerators & has announced the schedule
See Me For All your Car, Truck, Van and SUV Needs.
Air Conditioners of events for its twenty third Memorial Day will be
annual Black Swamp Steam celebrated in Grover Hill
New & Used Auto & Truck Parts For Sale
and Gas Show & Swap Meet, with a Pancake and Sausage LUMINARIA ORDER FORM
GARMATER AUTO SALVAGE INC. June 10 and 11, 2006. A wide breakfast held at the VFW Luminaria are $10 each. To place your order, please complete
M-F 8-5 Sat. 8-12 variety of events and dis- hall on South Main Street on
$ 14007 Bull Rapids Road • Harlan, IN • 260-657-5129 $ plays will be showcased. Monday, May 29. Serving will
commence at 7:00 a.m. and
the form below and return with your contributions to Wendy
Price, 12792 Rd. 114, Paulding, OH 45879. If you have questions,
Auglaize Village will be please contact Wendy at 419-399-5342.
open 9:00 a.m. till dark Sat- run through 10:00 a.m. The
Prince & Princess urday the 10th and 9:00 a.m. breakfast is an annual event
sponsored by the Veterans of
Your Name ____________________________________
King & Queen to 5:00 p.m. Sunday the 11th
for this show.
Foreign Wars Post 2873 and
its Ladies Auxiliary. A free
of Relay for Life Saturday there will be an
antique tractor pull at 11:00
will offering will be accepted City __________________ State _____ Zip __________
and the event is open to ev-
* June 3rd, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Paulding a.m. eryone. Phone Number: _________________________________
Fairgrounds Sunday there will be a di- Members of the VFW Post Cash _________ Check _____________
vision 1 & 2 points pull at 12 and Auxiliary will also be
* Children 2 years old through 2nd grade from Noon.
“In Honor Of” (Please Print)
conducting memorial servic-
Paulding County may enter. Two age categories: Also on Sunday morn- es to honor all deceased vet- ______________________________________________
2-4 and 5-8 ing, there will be a 10:00 erans at 11:00 a.m. that morn- ______________________________________________
public church service at the ing at the veterans monument
* $10.00 per child, each child must be pre- located at Middlecreek Cem-
historic 1875 Chapel of the
registered by May 30th. Crosses. etery just southeast of Grover “In Memory Of” (Please print)
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _ Hill. The Wayne Trace band ______________________________________________
Both days, there will be a
flea market, with Thursday will be providing the music ______________________________________________
Name of Child: ________________________________ and Boy Scout Troop #64 will
set-ups available for ven- Team Name (if known)
also be assisting in the memo-
Address: ____________________________________ dors. Registration by June 1
rial service. ____________________________________
Phone #: _______________Age: _____Grade ______ Saturday and Sunday,
there will be an operating
School you attend, if any ________________________ steam-powered sawmill,
Checks can be made payable to American Cancer Society & mailed to threshing displays, and
Relay for Life, 738 Tom Tim Dr., Paulding, Ohio 45879 steamed corn.
The Auglaize Village
Railroad will be in full op-
eration both days, featuring
Partridge Place its BRAND NEW passenger
car at its first major event.
Apartments Also open will be one of the
largest model railroad dis-
400 Partridge Place Dr., Paulding, Ohio 45879 plays in Northwest Ohio.
Phone: 419-399-3822 there will be horse-drawn
wagon rides both days. The
SPECIAL: FIRST FULL
concession stand will be
open, and food and refresh-
MONTH OF RENT IS FREE!!* ments will be available.
Auglaize Village is lo-
cated on Krouse Road, three
• One & Two Bedroom apartments miles west of Defiance on
currently available US24 and one mile south on
Krouse Road. Auglaize Vil-
• Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and lage consists of over twenty
buildings, both vintage and
garbage disposal included. modern, with displays of
• No application Fee local history, agricultural
history, and industrial,
• Equal Housing Opportunity commercial, and railroad
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LIVING LIKE CHRIST to answer us. KOENN – GRIFFITH LETTER TO THE EDITOR OUR VETERANS
Last night, we were talking
By: Pastor Jeff Shadowen, about confession and forgive- Since moving to this area By: Rose Kever
Westwood Fellowship, ness – pointing out that after in 1966, Paulding County While sitting in the emer-
Woodburn we confess our sins, we should Hospital has served me and gency area of the Veteran’s
This is our eighth week wait before God until he gives my family 24/7. We have re- Hospital waiting for a nurse
together on this topic. Our us a sense of His forgiveness ceived preventative health or doctor to see Gary, we
simple definition for living – a peace, a calm, a release care, treatment for illness got into quite an interesting
like Christ or Christian dis- that floods our lives as we hear and accidents, assistance at conversation with other vet-
cipleship is the following, “a Him speak forgiveness to us. times of birth and death, erans. What a fine group of
trained attentiveness to God Many people have recog- candy stripe training for people – men and women,
in prayer, in Scripture reading, nized that prayer is meant to three teens and a source of who put their lives on the
and in spiritual direction.” be “conversation with God” employment for one. live to protect us. Many had
To be attentive or “in tune rather than simply “talking at The tree of Celebration war related injuries and ill-
with God” is a wonderful God”. Others have recognized in the hospital foyer spon- nesses, some were there for
thing – a personal relationship that “Scripture reads us” as sored by Paulding County treatment of later illnesses.
with God that is real and alive. we read Scripture – that is, it Hospital Foundation is a There was this one old
It is the second word in our speaks to us in very personal, very beautiful symbol of ap- guy sitting across from us.
definition – “trained” – that specific ways. preciation. I was very proud He was a slight man, with
is the tough one because it im- What I “discovered” last of my family when they re- clod-hopper boots on hat
plies work, effort, discipline, night – what God spoke to me cently chose to surprise me slapped the floor when he
and training. And our atten- – is that dialogue – hearing as with the purchase of a gold shuffled by. He has a very
tiveness to God does not just well as speaking – is always to leaf on this project. white beard and it looks like
happen by itself. Without the be desired above monologue During May and June, he has his whole life packed
training, the effort, and the in the Christian walk with as we all pay special tribute into his shirt pockets. He is a
work we will never have the God. To move from mono- to family members or their very bright person and very
relationship that we desire. logue – speaking at God – to memories, perhaps other serious about his thoughts
Just last night in our prayer dialogue – conversing with readers may consider this that he put into our conver-
meeting time, I recognized God – is to make a significant personal gift which in turn sation.
a key idea in this whole idea step forward in your relation- helps fund a meaningful Sitting close to Gary is
of attentiveness to God. It in- ship with God. Dialogue reaf- community service in the a woman in a wheel chair.
volves silence and solitude, firms that you do indeed have healthcare field. What a pleasant person she
two disciplines that we have a relationship. To dialogue, is. She was an air traffic con-
mentioned, almost in passing, you must wait for God. And —Mary Davis troller in Vietnam. Her son
Bill and Rainell Koenn of of Defiance College, is em- takes care of her plus he’s in
in past weeks. to wait, you need silence and
Cecil announce the engage- ployed as a history teacher by LETTER TO THE EDITOR College, so I’d say they both
Why are silence and soli- solitude. We speak, we wait,
ment and forthcoming mar- Defiance Junior High School. have their plates full.
tude so important in the and the God of the universe
riage of their daughter, Jodi Her fiancé, a 1999 alumnus of Our group of neighbors Speaking of full plates –
Christian life? Because they responds to us personally. A
Lynn to Jacob Ryan Griffith, Continental High School, is who will be adjacent to the it was lunch time and Gary’s
encourage us to “wait on personal relationship! Real!
son of Terry and Darlene employed by Lingvai Excavat- hog facility on County Road sugar was plummeting, so
God”. To wait on God is sim- Exciting! Griffith, Continental. ing. The couple will exchange
ply to wait for Him to respond, 7, thank all of the concerned we went to grab something
The bride-elect, a 2000 wedding vows Saturday, June citizens who have supported out of the machines. When
alumna of Paulding High 17, in St. Joseph Catholic
BAILEY’S MEADOW School and a 2004 graduate Church, Paulding.
us in any way, whether it
was signing petitions, mak-
we came back, the lady in
the wheelchair said she’d
Open Memorial Day 9:00 - 5:00 ing phone calls, helping with like a cup of coffee. She sent
our research, and in general her son to get a cup for me
CITIZENS OF CARRYALL for agriculture is not avail-
Bedding Plants, Flowers, Concrete TOWNSHIP MEET WITH able, but if the citizens find a just being sympathetic to and herself. There was an-
other woman beside of me
Statues, Herbs PAULDING COUNTY COM- new issue that has not already
been addressed, and it is a lo-
our cause. We want to share
with you the results of the who had a dry cough, so we
MISSIONERS said to get her coffee, too,
Mon-Fri 9:00 - 5:00 cal issue, such as water table Commissioners meeting on
May 17th. Our commission- but she had a bottle of wa-
Sat: 10:00 - 5:00; Sun: 11:00 - 4:00 Approximately 35-40 levels dropping, they can pe-
ter. Her husband had served
tition to meet with the State ers were polite and informa-
Until Further Notice concerned citizens attended tive, and they did listen to in Korea, and in his older
legislators to suggest a pos-
Call 419-506-0209 the May 17th commissioners
sible amendment to current our questions and gave us years, he developed Parkin-
meeting. It was held in the the best answers they had. son’s Disease. So sad to see!
OSU building at the Pauld- laws. They further stated they He did have quite a sense of
would be glad to help, should They do not set regulations
ing County fairgrounds. TV or restrictions required for humor though.
stations channel 15, 21, and the citizens find a legitimate Most of these veterans are
issue they would like to dis- this size hog factory. All
Homes, Campers, Porches, Decks, Sidewalks, 33 were there to report on plans by the commissioner very pleasant and also very
the meeting. Many questions cuss with the State represen- humble about their years
Buildings, Businesses, Parking Lots, etc. tatives. are suggested, advised or en-
Give us a call we will give you an estimate. were asked of the commis- couraged. All submissions in the service. They’ll talk
Must have water connection sioners. The questions includ- will be voluntarily followed about it only if asked a di-
ed: the possible pollution of LOCAL RESIDENT RECEIVES by the owners. Rest assured, rect question. The men and
well waters, the level of water AWARD FROM TAYLOR UNI- we are continuing to seek women who served and are
tables, air pollution, allowable VERSITY FORT WAYNE council to protect our qual- serving us now are plentiful.
Phone: 419-258-1686 C & T Powerwash manure applications, permit- ity of life and health. We If you want to see what war
Cell: 419-769-6450 P.O. Box 344 ting of animal factory opera- Traci Koenig, current will be vigilant and watch does, visit a Veterans’ Hos-
419-769-6451 Paulding, OH 45879 tions, devaluation of property student at Taylor University pital. No matter which war
carefully as this factory
values, possible fly infesta- Fort Wayne, has been nomi- progresses. One way we all they were in, or even serving
tion, handling of dead hogs, nated to be included in the can help is to write our con- during peace time, “Thank
Mobley Radiator Repair is now deterioration of township 2006 edition of “Who’s Who gressmen, or call them to let God” for them. They are the
T’S R17342 Co. Rd. 73 REPAI
roads, how the ODA was giv- Among Students in American them know how unhappy “real” heroes, and, as far as
I can tell, the very backbone
en the authority for permit- Universities and Colleges” we are that they have not up-
at ting instead of the EPA, the during a special Recognition held their duty to properly of our country. God Bless
Cecil, OH 45821 short notice of the Schlatter’s Convocation Chapel, which protect us from this type of them all!
building the barn, possible was held May 10. fiasco. Their phone num-
cell (419) 852-4255 tax relief if the re-appraisals Traci, daughter of Glenn bers are Lynn Wachtmann If you mailed 10,000 Post-
on private homes are lowered, and Veronica Bakle, Pauld- – (614)466-8150 and Jim cards (circulation of West
pollution of ponds from air ing, is a senior majoring in Hoops – (614)466-3760. Bend News) it would costs
419-542-0704 contaminates, contaminated pastoral ministries at Taylor $2400 not including print-
Jim Hunt Joe Hunt run off surface waters, and if University Fort Wayne. —The Kallsens ing cost. A postcard size ad
contamination in waters or Traci was selected to the & Neighbors only cost $60
soil are found, who is respon- “Who’s Who” as a result of
sible for the clean up. her academic achievement,
MILAN CENTER FEED & GRAIN
Ice Cream Depot
The commissioners ad- service to the community,
vised the citizens, they are a leadership in extracurricular
Whole Hog Sausage Patties non-regulatory branch of the activities and potential for
or Bulk, Brats—Great for your State Government. They do continued success. Traci joins
not establish regulations or an elite group of students se-
Memorial Day Barbecues
Phoenix Grills make an excel-
restrictions, that is done by
the Ohio State Legislature.
They do work with and are
lected from more than 1,400
institutions of higher learning
in all 50 states, the District of
Starting June 1st
lent Father’s Day Surprise! working with the Schlatters Columbia and several foreign
in suggested best manage- nations.
ment plans for the operation Taylor University Fort
Check out our other great gift of their facilities and the ma- Wayne is regionally accred-
ideas for Dad on Father’s Day. Now 10- nure applications. The com- ited by the North Central
15% off. missioners stated their goal is Association of Colleges and
to be educational and all sug- Schools. 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.
gestions are followed volun- Within the context of Tay-
Large or Small We Feed ‘em All. tarily. There is no regulations lor University’s Christ–cen- Monday-Friday
Stop by and shop in our quaint country store. or permitting required for this tered mission and core values,
size facility. Schlatter’s hog fa- the Fort Wayne campus is a
Milan Center Feed & Grain
cility is private business, and
there is no authority to stop
covenant community, pre-
paring individuals, through
Saturday & Sunday
15402 Doty Rd, New Haven, IN
(260) 657-5461 or 866-861-7252
it. They advised the citizens
to be vigilant and keep com-
applied learning and spiritual
formation, for their profes- 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Hours: M-F 8-6; Sat. 8-3 www.mcfeeds.com munications open with the sional, service and ministry
Schlatters. They stated zoning callings.
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MEMORIAL DAY IS AN IM- designed to re-educate and AREA STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN COM- Artichokes: A Fun, Quick & Healthy Veggie
PORTANT TRIBUTE TO OUR remind Americans of the
NATION’S SERVICE MEN true meaning of Memo- MENCEMENT CEREMONY AT INDIANA TECH (NAPSA)—If you’re looking for
AND WOMEN rial Day. The Commission something to liven up your meal,
artichokes offer a terrific, tasty
is also charged with uniting solution. This culinary favorite is
Throughout our nation’s the country in the National fun to eat, can be quick to prepare
Moment of Remembrance at and completes a “green serving” of
history, millions of brave the 5 a Day the Color Way regimen.
service men and women 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day. Besides being delicious, arti-
have selflessly laid their lives Over the last two years, chokes are naturally low in sodium
the 126th Ohio General As- and have no fat or cholesterol.
on the line to defend our They’re a rich source
nation’s freedom, preserve sembly has worked hard to of vitamin C, folate
the strength of its ideals support Ohio’s troops and and dietary fiber.
veterans through legislative There are several
and protect the hopes and ways to enjoy arti-
dreams of future genera- action. Most recently, in re- chokes; they can be for dips and sauces, such as this
tions of Americans. In fact, sponse to a disturbing series steamed, boiled, quick-to-make Balsamic Mint
of protests at the funerals of Pivonka grilled, sautéed or Dressing.
for more than two centu- roasted. But for any-
ries, from the first battles U.S. soldiers, the legislature one who is short on time, arti- Artichokes with Balsamic
of the American Revolution is working to pass a bill that chokes have a speedy cooking time Mint Dressing
in the microwave, making them a Recipe courtesy of Ocean Mist
through two World Wars, would prohibit protest ac- wonderful quick-meal solution.
Vietnam, the Persian Gulf tivities within 300 foot ra- To Microwave: Place one rinsed 4 extra large or jumbo
and the current conflict in dius of any funeral, moving and trimmed artichoke upside artichokes
down in a glass bowl with 1⁄2 cup of 1
⁄2 cup packed fresh mint
Iraq, more than a million funeral procession or burial water, 1⁄2 teaspoon each of lemon leaves
American soldiers have service. This legislation will juice and oil. Cover with plastic 2 tablespoons extra virgin
died defending our way work to protect the privacy wrap and cook on high 7 to 10 olive oil
minutes. Time can vary depending 1
⁄3 cup balsamic vinegar
of life. In remembrance of of the soldier’s grieving fam- on size of artichoke. 3 tablespoons honey
our fallen military heroes ily and preserve the honor When shopping for artichokes, 1
⁄2 teaspoon salt
and respect that these fallen select ones that squeak with a 1
⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground
and the sacrifices they have squeeze of the leaves for freshness black pepper
made on our behalves, every heroes deserve. I believe in and pick artichokes with thorned
May, people from all across our troops and this legisla- petals, as those varieties have a Rinse artichokes under run-
tion and, as a co-sponsor, bigger, meatier heart. Just trim ning water. Cut off stem and top
the country gather at local the thorns with scissors when quarter of artichoke. Trim tips
parades, family barbeques, will do whatever I can to en- ready to prepare. The “jumbo”- of petals with kitchen scissors,
and veteran’s memorials to sure its swift passage. sized artichoke is a culinary if desired. Pour 3 inches of
While Memorial Day favorite and can be found in your water in large pot. Add arti-
celebrate Memorial Day. Mandy (Rister) Shelton, ates Degrees in Business local market throughout the year. chokes and simmer, covered,
Originally known as is an important tribute to Artichokes will keep for about until a petal pulls out easily,
our nation’s service men Brenda (Zornes) Ross, and Management and are pursu- a week in a plastic bag stored in about 45 minutes, depending on
Decoration Day because it Christy (Guiterrez) Billman ing Bachelor Degrees in var- your refrigerator. Their peak sea- size. Drain artichokes upside
was a time set aside to honor and women, the sacrifices down on paper towels. Using a
they have made to defend were among a group of 550 ious fields. They would like sons are spring and fall, but new
the nation’s Civil War dead students to participate in to thank all of their family varieties developed by Ocean Mist large spoon, scoop out and dis-
by decorating their graves, our freedoms and protect are available year-round. card the soft inner leaves and
our way of life should be re- commencement ceremonies and friends for all of their To eat, pull the base of each fuzzy choke. Arrange arti-
Memorial Day was made for Indiana Tech on May 13, love and support, without petal through your front teeth to chokes in serving bowl, cup
official in 1868 by General membered year around. On strip off the “meat,” then discard side up. In a blender or food
2006 at the Allen County them this would not have
John A. Logan of the Grand May 29th, I encourage every the rest. The artichoke’s center processor, blend remaining
War Memorial Coliseum. been possible! “heart” is often considered the ingredients. Pour balsamic
Army of the Republic, an or- Ohioan to take just a little
All three received Associ- tastiest part and the prize of your honey mixture into the centers
ganization of former sailors time away from their busy work. The stem is an extension of of the artichokes. Serve warm,
and soldiers. This tradition schedules to reflect on the the heart and also completely edi- at room temperature or chilled.
ble and delicious. Makes 8 shared appetizer servings.
continued through World true meaning of the day and, Salad Packs A Health Punch For more information about Nutrition Information per
War I when people began if you see a veteran, thank (NAPSA)—Eating plenty of artichokes online, visit www.ocean Serving: calories: 106, total fat:
them for their service. Then, fruits and vegetables can help you mist.com or www.artichokes.org. 3.5g, saturated fat: 0.5g, % of calo-
honoring those who died ward off heart disease, stroke and For more information on the 5 A ries from fat: 26%, % of calories
in all of America’s wars. hopefully this year we can Day the Color Way plan, visit from saturated fat: 4%, protein:
certain types of cancer. Include
Finally, in 1971, Congress all carry on the tradition of dark green, leafy vegetables, yel- www.5aday.org. 4g, carbohydrates: 19g, choles-
honoring our real life heroes low, orange and red fruits and Artichokes’ sweet, mild flavor terol: 0mg, dietary fiber: 5g,
declared Memorial Day a veggies, cooked tomatoes and cit- make them a marvelous partner sodium: 276mg
national holiday to be cel- with a renewed understand-
rus fruits. If you consume 2,000
ebrated the last Monday in ing and appreciation of their calories a day, aim for at least
May. service to our country and nine servings or 41⁄2 cups of fruits
Your one stop salon specializing
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on events commemorating
freedoms, we continue to beta-carotene. They help replen- sour cream, yogurt and
recognize the valuable con- Memorial Day in your area, ish energy. Sweet potatoes are the cilantro; mix well. Refrigerate
tributions of all those who contact your local veterans’ most nutritious and heart-healthy until ready to serve. At serving
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ANTWERP IS THE HOME Last Week’s answers to “Armed Forces Day”
The West Bend News “Truth, Legends & Myths” OF BIG T’S SMOKED BBQ 1 2 3 4
SAUCE, INC. U B A R M Y
S L D A T
That’s right, after two A A
A A C R H
years of trial and error and I S G C V I I E
experimentation using his R H R K I T N C
1 2 3 10
wife Cathy and their children F T E & D I C E L A N D
4 5 Kelli, Holly, Austin, Coleton O O G G S Z S I
and any extended family he R N B O T E S
could round up as guinea C L I L R N S
11 12 13
pigs, Terry Stout has finally T E A M E D F O R D E F E N S E O L
done it: Big T’s Smoked BBQ N W F M O N O
Sauce was born. Terry’s boys C I L M L S U
are the genius behind the 14
T H I S W E L L D E F E N D
A O I
8 9 name Big T’s. O I E N S
Terry has a big commer- R
F I V E R G J
cial cooker and you probably 17
S O L D I E R R O O
have seen him at different oc- A S S H
casions around Antwerp and W P N
12 surrounding areas, such as: 18
A M E R I C A N C I V I L W A R S
Arts in the Park in 2005 at the Y C O
13 14 15 Antwerp Community Church 19
T H E M A R I N E H Y M N
stand or at the Grabill Fair.
Big T’s is now available at
16 Kammeyer’s IGA in Antwerp. I AM A VETERAN served on the base
Terry is very appreciative to I bound up the wounded, and
17 Bob Kammeyer for being By: Andrea C. Brett, used begged for God’s grace
the first to carry Big T’s BBQ by permission I gave orders to fire, I followed
18 19 Sauce. You can find Big T’s commands
BBQ Sauce on the meat case You may not know me the I marched into conflict in far
at Kammeyer’s by the Spare first time we meet distant lands
Ribs. I’m just another you see on
Terry will be coming out the street In the jungle, the desert, on
20 21 in the future with different But I am the reason you walk mountains and shores
BBQ sauces and a meat rub. and breathe free In bunkers, in tents, on dank
I am the reason for your lib- earthen floors
erty While I fought on the ground,
THANK YOU in the air, on the sea
I am a Veteran My family and friends were
We would like to thank home praying for me
all of our family and friends I work in the local factory all
for their prayers, memorials, day For the land of the free and
Across Down floral arrangements, visits, I own the restaurant just the home of the brave
food and cards we received down the way I faced my demons in fox-
4. Cinderella's slippers were originally made of 1. These are small brass plates used to hold holes and caves
this. cannonballs on the decks of sailing ships. after the sudden death of our I sell you insurance, I start
father, Lawrence Cromley. your IV Then one dreaded day, with-
5. It is said that these birds are pink because they 2. Laws were originally called this because they We also appreciated the I’ve got the best-looking out drummer or fife
eat shrimp. were printed on blue paper. help from Antwerp United grandkids you’ll ever see I lost an arm, my buddy lost
Methodist Women, Pastor his life
7. The castle of King Arthur and seat of power in 3. This phrase comes from French words "Haut Mike Schneider, the Veterans
Great Britain. toit" meaning "high roof". I’m your grocer, your banker
for the military services they Your child’s schoolteacher I came home and moved on,
8. The White House obtained its name after 6. This phrase is derived from the burning of the conducted, and the Dooley I’m your plumber, your but forever was changed
WHO burned it in 1814. ballots used to elect the Pope. Funeral Home for all of their barber The perils of war in my mem-
personal services they did for Your family’s preacher ory remained
10. Employees used to be dismissed by these 9. This phrase was coined in the early 1900's by us. Thank you all from the I don’t really say much, I don’t
notices. a cartoonist who couldn't spell "dachshund". But there’s part of me you
bottom of our hearts. don’t know very well feel like I can
11. An english king was so delighted with this 10. This bread is so named after a horse named —The family of Just listen a moment, I’ve a But I left home a child, and
"loin" of beef, he dubbed it. "Nicol". Lawrence Cromley story to tell came home a man
12. This is what a group of kangaroos are called. 13. These reptiles see through their eyelids. There are thousands like me,
I am a Veteran
thousands more who are
14. What is a young kangaroo called? 14. A person who gets what he deserves is said to
I joined the service while still gone
have received his WHAT?
16. These fruits are named thus because they are But their legacy lives as time
bedded in straw. 15. This bird can sprint at 30 mph. GET YOUR MESSAGE in my teens
I traded my prom dress for
18. This Dr. Suess book has fewer than 50 17. Disputed parentage of a child born aboard a OUT IN THE camouflage greens White crosses in rows, and
names carved in queue
different words. ship was resolved by listing the newborn as a WEST BEND NEWS. I’m the first in my family to
Remind us of what these
WHAT? do something like this
20. This animal is a marsupial, not a bear. I followed my father, like he brave souls had to do
19. How many feet can penguins jump in the air?
22. This dog is said to have yellow eyes. News items followed his
I’m part of a fellowship, a
21. It is said that these kinds of bear are left- strong mighty band
23. This is the only animal that cannot jump.
handed. are always Defying my fears and hiding
Of each man and each wom-
24. Hat makers became crazy from the fumes my doubt
produced by mercury-soaked felt, hence the
free!!! I married my sweetheart be- an who has served this great
fore I shipped out land
name . . . And when Old Glory waves, I
I missed Christmas, then
Easter, the birth of my son stand proud, I stand tall
But I knew I was doing what I helped keep her flying over
had to be done you, over all
I served on the battlefront, I I am a Veteran
Cecil Fire Department
Pancake & Sausage
Free Will Donation
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PAULDING COUNTY COM- proclamation. Healthy Ideas
MISSIONERS The May 2 primary elec- (NAPSA)—To encourage kids to
be more active and reduce child-
tion was also discussed. The hood obesity, the University of
The Paulding County Commissioners noted that North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(UNC) and The Gatorade Com-
Commissioners met in reg- the Ohio Secretary of States pany created the Get Kids in
ular session on Wednesday, Office delayed announc- Action partnership and the Get 60
ing any election results till program, which inspires children
May 10 and Monday, May to get 60 minutes of physical activ-
15. 9:30 p.m. due to problems ity each day. Visit www.GetKidsin
The fate of the old jail in Cuyahoga County. The Action.org for information and
tools to help you live a healthier,
and Sheriff ’s Office received Paulding County Election more active lifestyle.
attention at the May 10 Board ran the second elec- ***
The health care discount pro- Inc. and Alcon, offers eye exams
meeting. Although no ac- tion with the new touch gram, HealthSaver, has teamed and care to seniors who are with-
tion was taken at the meet- screen voting machines with up with Jenny Craig to offer great out an ophthalmologist.
savings on a variety of weight loss ***
ing there was discussion no major problems. programs. Members can save Good news for the millions of
about the concept of a study Corey Walker, Director money on the sensible, compre- people who suffer from cold sores
of the Paulding County Job hensive weight loss programs, is that, according to new
group of county citizens to Left: Kirkk Simpson of Howard Painting Co. Defiance Ohio which focus on a healthy relation- research, a full course of therapy
look at alternatives for the and Family Services Office has brought new life to the Freedom Play Station located at La ship with food, an active lifestyle in a single dose of the oral antivi-
facility. The Commissioners (JFS), reported on activities and a balanced approach to living. ral Famvir from Novartis Phar-
Fountain Park in the Village of Paulding. The big yellow school HealthSaver offers discounts of 20 maceuticals Corporation was
noted that a number of ideas to the Commissioners on bus is just one of the features being repainted in the Play Sta- percent on vision care, prescrip- shown to be an effective treat-
have been mentioned and Monday, May 15. Corey re- tion. tions and alternative health care ment option. For more informa-
treatments. For more informa- tion, see http://www.famvir.com.
an advisory group would be ported on a new program to Right: Repair work and painting has also been taking place tion, visit www.healthsaver.com. ***
helpful. obtain reimbursement from at the Water Park located in La Fountain Park. Mr. Simpson is *** An over-the-counter item that
If you think you might have has come to the rescue of rough,
The Commissioners ap- individuals who have used shown painting the pool on one of the nicer days. cataracts, you can call EyeCare cracked feet and hands for almost
proved a proclamation fraud to obtain food stamps America’s Seniors EyeCare Pro- 50 years is Pretty Feet & Hands
or other benefits. gram at 1-800-222-EYES (3937). Rough Skin Remover. You can
naming Mothers Day Week,
May 14 to May 21 as Mari- At both meetings the REPAIR WORK AND PAINT- staff changes for this year’s The program, sponsored by the
Knights Templar Eye Foundation,
learn more at www.prettyfeetand
anne Jones Hospice Week Commissioners dealt with ING TAKE PLACE IN PAULD- pool season.
regular county business ING VILLAGE PARKS Rachel Jones a graduate
in Paulding County. Jones of Paulding High School and
is walking 300 miles on US such as approving expenses
currently a junior at OSU will
127 to increase awareness for the county and respond- The opening day was ten-
tatively set for Monday, May be stepping into the position
of hospice programs. Jones ing to correspondence and of Pool Manager. This year
recognizes the contribution telephone calls. 29, Memorial Day. Rainy
weather has put the paint- Head Life Guards, Conces-
hospice programs provides The Paulding County sion stand and Front desk will
Commissioners meet in reg- ing behind schedule. The
to patients and the fami- also have some new faces. 17197 Road 45 • Antwerp, Ohio 45813
paint will need to harden for
lies and the Commission- ular session from 8:00 a.m.
ers agreed to help publicize to the close of business on
a number of days after the All employees are either
presently attending High (419) 542-8450
painting is completed. At that
her effort by approving the Mondays and Wednesdays. School at or have graduated
time water and chemicals can
from Paulding, Antwerp, and Stone & Dirt Hauling • Backhoe & Dozer work •
be added. Health inspection
will then take place by Pauld- Wayne Trace Schools. Snow Removal
ing County Health before Hours will be from 12:00
opening to the public. p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday
Park Board members through Saturday. Longer
Elaine Sierer, Jan Commers, evening hours may be added
Harpo Productions is the name of the production company owned Mereidith Davis, Jon Snod- depending on the number of
inquiries from the public.
by the popular entertainer Oprah Winfrey. Harpo is Oprah spelled
grass and Tom Diaz reports 4 consecutive Tuesdays
June 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th
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ANTWERP HISTORY B-17 bomber of the 339th
of being quilted and a com- REMEMBERING OUR Bomb Squadron of the 96th
GRANGE MONTH Bomb Group. He was born in
pleted quilt she has sewn. FALLEN HEROES
These are a couple of yearly 1913 and was shot down and
projects which the Grange By: Stan Jordan killed in 1944. His memory is Celebrating Our Past
sponsors. Various displays of Generally when I write on special to me because on the (NAPSA)—The newest thing is
other projects in which the the history of Antwerp, it is first day of school in 1930, old. From classic TV to retro fash-
grange members participate on the lighter side, but today he carried me all the way to ions, nostalgia is in. As we grow
school on his shoulders. I had older, decades past can seem bet-
were available for the public it is on the darker side. Here ter and better in our memories,
to view. in this time of Memorial Day stepped on a thorn of a Locust and we look for reminders—in art,
There are also some non- let us stop and reflect on those Tree and I couldn’t walk that in entertainment and in cultural
grange membership proj- that paid the ultimate price distance. Yes, I miss him. artifacts—that hearken back to
William Cottrell was the Good Old Days as we remem-
ects for others to participate. for America to be free and for ber them.
Paulding County Pomona us to enjoy that freedom. known to me and my 1942 Vintage advertising imagery is
Grange presented the Ant- Let us remember our sons classmates as “Billy”. He was particularly popular. For example,
werp Fire Department and and our friends and neigh- a PFC and served in the 12th many restaurants display vintage
A.A.A. group of the C.A.C. posters and memorabilia on their
the Payne Fire Department bor’s sons who have gone walls to lend a whimsically deco-
the Grange Citizen’s Award on before. Those young men He was born on March 28, rative touch. More and more
Retro fashions, styles and icono-
1923 and died on May 1, 1945 graphy are in.
who gave their life in defense Americans are replicating this in
for their dedicated services
they perform for our com- of their country. Stop and say in Germany. their own homes, with ads-as-art and packaging. For its 100th
Wendell Mettert S/Sgt. growing in popularity every year. anniversary, Kellogg is celebrating
Donna Flagg seated at munity. a prayer for all of America’s In fact, some ads are art. Over the beauty and historical staying
a quilting frame, David The Ohio State Bowling fallen comrades, men and with the 308th Bomb Group the years, some of America’s best- power of iconic images such as
Krouse, Payne Fire Depart- Tournament Director, David women, and please pay re- was born February 28, 1915 loved artists, such as Norman Cornelius the Rooster and Snap!
ment receiving Grange Citi- Johnston, awarded the first spect and homage and rever- and was killed in a bomb raid Rockwell, Alfred Buell, J.C. Crackle! Pop! by partnering with
on December 24, 1943. He Leyendecker and Andrew Loomis, licensees to create nostalgic, vin-
zen’s Award being presented place winners trophy for the ence to these local boys that have contributed significantly to tage merchandise. It will be avail-
by James Laker, Pomona men’s doubles to James Laker we knew and miss so badly. had already been awarded the companies’ visual legacies and able through a broad range of
Master. Ray Friend received and Tom Eatherton. The all The local American Le- Purple Heart. brand identities. retail outlets, allowing consumers
the Grange Citizen’s Award events winner for the men gion Post 253 is called The Graydon Edens was a S/ For example, Kellogg Com- of all ages to enjoy and celebrate a
SGT with I Co. of the 313th pany’s archives department is century of cereal. Modern-day
for the Antwerp Fire De- was awarded to James Laker. Cottrell-Boylan Post. It is like a walk through history, docu- icons will be reunited with such
partment. A poem was spoken by named after two men from Inf. of the 79th Division. He menting a century of American old friends as Smaxey the Seal
Alice Vetter that reflected on Antwerp that were killed in was born in 1916 and killed history and social change, includ- and Sugar Pops Pete from the
Payne and Fairview Com- in combat in 1944 in France. ing a significant shift in eating 1940s and Milton “Milty” the
munity Granges recently a portion that reflected on a WWI. habits and family lifestyles. It is Toaster from the 1970s, sure to de-
portion of the history of the Mr. Cottrell was killed in Francis G. Lero T-5: he a time capsule of nostalgic light audiences of all ages.
hosted an open house for was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Ed
the public. There were seven Grange since it is over a hun- France in WWI. His body imagery, evoking emotion, humor, These product lines will com-
dred years old. Deb Case sang was returned and he is bur- Lero. He was killed in action warmth and fond memories. To bine the nostalgic imagery of the
counties represented, namely in North Africa on July 11, get a virtual glimpse inside, visit past with the sophisticated design
Auglaize, Defiance, Hancock, a solo and James Laker closed ied in the cemetery in Hicks- www.kellogg100.com. and quality product that you have
the program by singing “Un- ville. 1943. Now the company is cracking come to expect.
Mercer, Miami, Richland and Kenneth W. Peffley was
Williams. Several State Offi- failing Love”. Daniel Boylan, born in open the vault and tapping into its For more information, go to
Refreshments were served Antwerp in 1893, served with with the SQD-B of the 1377 archive of original artwork, design www.shopkelloggs.com.
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the social gathering following of the 37th Division. He was and died in 1947.
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pects of the Grange as a com- France on August 22, 1918. a S/St in the 173 Airborne
by the American Legion Post Brigade. He held the BMS
#297. The Payne Church of
the Nazarene Pastor, Mike
I’m going to start with
Antwerp’s WWII fallen he- and OLC, AM and AA Com. MAY IS BETTER SPEECH
He was born in 1935 on July
Harper gave the Invocation, Pomona Lecturer roes, with the five boys from
Canal Street. 5th and died July 14, 1969 in & HEARING MONTH!
Caroline Hall, a niece of one Vietnam.
of the Grange’s seven found- Forest Ours was a PVT. In • Have you had a baseline hearing test
the 141st Inf. He was born in Robert A. Banks, son of
ers, was portrayed by the State Sammy & Ilene Banks, served (since grade school)?
Lecture, Dorothy Eckert. She Antwerp in August 1925. He • Do you use hearing protection in noise?
with the 303 Transportation
gave the events of Caroline’s was killed in France on June
14, 1944. Co. in Vietnam. He was born • Can you hear and understand your family?
life which were involved in in Antwerp on May 20, 1949. • Do you use your hearing aids?
www.sylviascountryportraits.com Arthur Muir S/Sgt served
forming the Grange as a fam- He was killed in Nam on • Do you have difficulty communicating with a loved
ily oriented organization. with A Co-148th Inf. of the
37th Division. He was killed March 4, 1970. one due to hearing loss?
David Cline was present to LEST WE FORGET
show some of his woodcarv- in the Bouganville Area on • SCHEDULE NOW FOR BETTER HEARING THIS
May 5, 1944. Grover Blalock of R.R.1
ings and some helpful hints Hicksville has spent hun- SUMMER!
for those who are interested Max Seslar was a Captain
419-258-2207 B Co. Commander in the dreds of hours compiling a For an adjustment to your current aids or for a hearing
in carving. Donna Flagg was book of all the WWII veter- test, call 419-399-1135 to schedule an
Capture a moment in time 148th Inf. in the 37th Divi-
present with her feed sack ans of the Antwerp & Hicks- appointment with Kimberly Molitor,
quilt that is in the process for a lifetime of memories. sion. B.S.M. & P.H. He was
born August 13, 1918. He ville area. Au.D.—Doctor of Audiology. Conve-
was killed February 11, 1945, We are indebted to him niently located in the Paulding Hospital
hunt’s engine while fighting on the streets
for sharing his information
and data. A tip of my ball cap
& machine Glenn Sudlow S/2, as I
understand he was serving
to you, Grover. Thanks for
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PAULDING RESERVOIR HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL:
LEAGUE RESULTS WAYNE TRACE VS. PATRICK
ANN’S BRIGHT BEGINNINGS Slimming Down For Summer
HENRY OBSERVE FIRE SAFETY WEEK (NAPSA)—Hectic summer
schedules can distract even the
Tuesday Night Men’s most dedicated exerciser, while
League: The Wayne Trace Baseball backyard barbeques tempt Ameri-
1.Miller Lite/Red Owl, 3-0 team ended their run in the cans with high-calorie foods and
snacks. Since it’s the time of year
2. Spec Temp, 3-0 tourney Thursday night May to start trading winter wraps for
3. Blackies, 3-1 18 at Patrick Henry by going warm-weather clothes, many are
4. Team USA, 1-2 down to defeat 6 – 2 to the trying to slim down for summer
and find healthy ways to improve
5. Bud Light, 1-3 Patriots. The Raiders took their lifestyles.
6. Jim Schmidt, 1-3 advantage of 2 miscues from According to a recent survey by
Wrigley, nearly 85 percent of
7. Cherry Bend, 0-3 PH to jump out to a 2 – 0 lead Americans believe a key to losing
Wednesday Night Wom- Wednesday evening May 17 weight is to consume fewer calo-
en’s League: but then the rains came and ries. Most experts agree that com- Gee offers these additional tips
bining physical activity while to help people manage their
1. Budweiser/Red Owl, 3-0 suspended the game. Riley watching calorie intake is impor- weight for the summer months:
2. Carpet Wholesalers, 3-1 Linder pitched a 6 great in- tant in the quest for weight man- • Steer clear of temptation—
3. Jay Dangler Excavating, nings for the Raiders allow- agement and a healthier lifestyle. have conversations far from the
“There is no need for a total picnic table where the food rests;
2-1 ing 4 hits and 2 runs before diet makeover; taking small steps • Party hearty, not hungry—
4. Holiday Inn, 1-2 relinquishing duties to Rhees to enjoy a variety of foods and don’t skip meals—“saving your-
being more active can go a long self” for parties or barbeques can
5. VFW, 1-3 Ross. PH came up big in the way for Americans trying to lose lead to binging;
6. Todd Excavating, 0-3 7th scoring 4 times to put the some weight for the summer,” • Move more—take advantage
Thursday Night Men’s game out of reach. The Raid- says Molly Gee, registered dietit- of the warm weather by taking
ian at Baylor College of Medicine. walks around the neighborhood or
League: ers end the season 10-10 while One easy way to control calories through the park;
1. LaFarge, 2-0 PH moves on to play Cold- Ann’s Bright Begin- got to practice dialing 911 is to reduce high-calorie snacks or • Stay active—fill your days
2. Red Owl/AmVets, 2-0 water in the district finals at nings Preschoolers were re- and reporting an emergency choose low-calorie alternatives. with warm-weather activities that
3. Trey Dawgs, 1-0 Elida. cently visited by the Pauld- at our houses. Shown here Chewing gum works well as a low- don’t emphasize food, including a
calorie snack substitute at an aver- trip to the zoo, gardening or win-
4. Red owl/ Coors Lt., 1-1 Line Score: ing Firefighters during fire outside the smoke house age of five to 10 calories a piece, dow shopping;
5. Lake Recycling, 0-1 Patrick Henry 0-0-0-0-0- safety week. They brought are from left: Garrett Black, and may be able to help Americans • Chews wisely—replace high-
along a fire truck and the Hannah Wilhelm, Faith Or- cut some excess calories during the calorie snacks with a piece of chew-
6. River Rats, 0-2 2-4 6 – 7 - 2. days before summer. In fact, a ing gum (average of five to 10 calo-
7. Current Office Solu- Wayne Trace 0- 0- 1 –1- 0- smoke house. We were able dway and Firefighter Matt recent study out of the University ries). Chew gum when preparing
tions, 0-2 0- 0 2 – 0 - 2. to experience smoke com- Hodge. These children are of Liverpool, conducted by Dr. Mar- meals to avoid nibbling and pack it
ion Hetherington, shows that chew- when you travel to divert attention
Winning Pitcher – Krauss ing into the bedroom area in the afternoon class of ing gum before snacking can help from high-calorie snacking.
3 innings, 0 Run, 0 hits. and we had to crawl under 4 & 5 year olds with Mrs. reduce hunger, diminish cravings For more information about the
the smoke and out the pa- Chris Adams and Mrs. Ann for sweets and decrease snack benefits of chewing gum, visit
Lynne Mansﬁeld Losing Pitcher – Riley
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Antwerp, OH 45813 – 4, Haas 1 - 3. REPRESENTATIVE GILLMOR ered by combining hydrogen
419-258-1442 DRIVES INTO THE FUTURE with oxygen in order to gen-
Pickup or erate electricity as opposed Homeless Youths Are Finding A Home And Hope
Have Something to sell? Congressman Paul Gill- to the internal combustion (NAPSA)—A program commit-
mor (R- Tiffin) took time engine which gets its energy ted to helping young people make
on select days, Classified ads are $4.00 for 25 away from his Congressional from gasoline. the transition from homelessness
and hopelessness to stability and
Payne & Antwerp words or less and only $.10 for schedule recently to learn “Hydrogen cars have many success is celebrating its 20th
areas each additional word. more about alternative fuels. benefits beyond greatly im- anniversary.
Each year, more than one mil-
Gillmor, test drove a Hydro- proved mileage including our lion young people under age 21
gen powered Toyota High- ability to produce a never- find themselves homeless in the
chuck’s tires lander around the Capitol and
to a Hydrogen filling station
in Washington, D.C.
ending supply of hydrogen to
power our cars for centuries.
But perhaps the greatest ben-
United States. Many are run-
aways, throwaways (young people
asked to leave home) or youths
who have aged out of the foster
Celebrating its 20th anniversary
is a program that gives homeless
youths a place to live while they
learn a vocation, work a steady
New & Used Tires • Lube, Oil, Filter “One of the many things efit of a hydrogen car is the care system.
job or earn a GED.
For these homeless youths, life
Batteries, Brakes and more I enjoy about my job is the byproduct- water. If the day
on the streets means not knowing said Bruce J. Henry, Executive
Call a t e s !
opportunity to see how new comes when we can produce where or when they will get Director of Covenant House New
US 24 West hydrogen without creating another meal. Often, life on the York and a Founder of the
technologies will help move
Antwerp, OH 45813 our nation forward. I have any carbon monoxide during streets can lead to more danger- Covenant House Rights of Pas-
ous and damaging activities such sage Program. “During the past
(419) 258-8895 now test driven both the Hy- production, we may actually as drug abuse, gang affiliation, 20 years, thousands of youths at
For more information visit brid Ford Escape and the Hy- have a completely clean burn- prostitution and panhandling. Covenant House sites throughout
Fortunately for these young the U.S. and Canada have gradu-
ing fuel,” Gillmor said.
www.chuckstires.com drogen powered Toyota High-
lander. These technologies Congressman Gillmor is a
people, Covenant House adminis-
ters a program called Rights of
ated from ROP and entered the
world as self-sufficient adults.
Chuck’s Tires!!! truly are the future of the auto senior member of the Energy Passage that’s designed to assist
motivated young people ages 18 to
Their individual stories of strug-
gle and ultimate achievement
market and will be part of the and Commerce Committee 21 who need a place to stay while are the reason Covenant House
solution to our increasing oil where he has served as Chair- they train for a job with a future. means so much to all of us.”
dependence,” Gillmor said. man of the Subcommittee on Celebrating its 20th anniver- While some young people only
Environment and Hazardous sary this year, the Rights of Pas- went to a Covenant House site for
The Fuel Cell Hydrogen sage program enables young peo- short-term crisis care—such as a
Vehicle (FCHV) Toyota High- Materials for the past six years. ple to live at Covenant House for hot meal, a bed and new clothes—
lander can reach a maximum Gillmor was also a member of up to 18 months while they learn others worked with counselors
the Energy Conference Com- a vocation, earn a GED, work a and eventually enrolled in the
speed of 90 miles per hour steady job or take college courses. Rights of Passage program.
and gets 64 miles per gallon mittee which last year created
Tires for your, car, light- When these young people gradu- Covenant House has ROP pro-
combined. The Hydrogen our first national comprehen- ate from the program, most are in grams in Alaska, California,
truck, 4x4, Van, Trailer, R.V., sive energy policy in the past a position to live stable and pro- Florida, Michigan, New Jersey,
ATV and lawn, plus.
Highlander is actually faster ductive lives off the streets. New York, Louisiana, Pennsylva-
than the regular four-cylinder three decades. While serving In 2005, Covenant House nia, Texas, Toronto, Vancouver
M-F 8:00-6:00, SAT 8:00-3:00 gasoline powered Highlander. on the Conference Commit- enabled nearly 60,000 young peo- and Washington, D.C.
tee, Gillmor advocated for al- ple throughout the U.S. to take Approximately 85 percent of
Hydrogen vehicles are pow- their first steps toward a brighter the funding for Covenant House
ternative energy sources and
future thanks to Rights of Passage programs comes from private
enhanced clean-burning fuel and the many other programs donors. Their continued financial
programs. Among the ini- offered by Covenant House—a support is crucial. In addition, vol-
nonprofit child welfare agency unteers are needed to serve as
tiatives which the committee with 15 sites in the United States. mentors to young people in the
passed was a doubling of re- “For Rights of Passage to reach ROP program.
THE NEWEST MEMBER newable fuels by 2012. this historic mark is a very special To learn more, visit www.co
moment for Covenant House,” venanthouse.org.
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles napolis, IN, Cheri (Michael) 11, 12, and 13, 2006. p Carwile, Alston Doctor, 2A: Anne Miesle.
alone? Run errands or just
(a.k.a. Jerry) Noll are cel- Oxender of Napoleon, OH Nicole Hughes, Rebecca 3A: Alston Doctor.
and Evan (Laurie) of LaPorte, INTERNATIONAL 6200 take a little time off for
ebrating their 50th Wed- yourself? Available week- Major, Collin Perry, Jessica 3B: Justis Harvey.
IN are inviting their friends Grain Drill with grass seed-
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married in the First Presby- couple at a open house being 6B: Dalton Skeens, Han-
held in the Antwerp Ameri- BAD CREDIT/NO CRED- 1805. 20-22 Schroeder, Parker Swenson,
terian Church in Antwerp and Kelsey Titus. nah Tempel, and Amanda
can Legion Hall located at 518 IT. Own your own home FOR SALE: two formal Zielke.
on Sunday, June 3, 1956 with dresses. One is a red hal- Fourth Grade: Dayna
the Rev. Arthur Kenney of- South 49 on June 4 from 2:00 today! Special financ- 2006-2007 President’s
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ficiating. They are the proud Zach Delong, Bethany Dun- Award for Educational Ex-
Community. 419-399-3322 a matching shawl; the
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GILLMOR ANNOUNCES Motycka is a senior at Van PAULDING AREA VISITING
WINNER IN FIFTH DISTRICT Wert High School. Alex has NURSES OFFERS SCHOL-
ART COMPETITION been invited to attend a rib- ARSHIPS
bon-cutting ceremony in
Congressman Paul Gill- Washington, D.C. where his This is the 17th year that
mor (R- Tiffin) called Alex painting, a watercolor, will be the Paulding Area Visiting
Motycka of Van Wert High unveiled in the Cannon Tun- Nurses Auxiliary is offer-
School yesterday to inform nel. ing scholarships to Paulding
him that his painting, Au- Gillmor thanked the more County residents who are
tumn Barn, won the first on- than 1,000 residents of the pursuing registered nurse
line Congressional Art Com- Fift h District who voted in the training or are now registered
petition. Alex’s painting will competition for their partici- nurses working to earn a de-
be sent to Washington, D.C. pation. “I felt it was important gree in a specialized medical
where it will hang in the Can- to open this decision up to the field.
non Tunnel which connects entire Fift h District because Applications may be
offices of Members of Con- this artwork represents the picked up at the VNA of-
gress with the U.S. Capitol entire Fift h District. Between fice, 250 Dooley Dr., Suite A,
Building. the artists, their teachers, Paulding. Reference letters
“This year’s art competi- their parents and more than from two people acquainted
Vantage Career Center “Award of Distinction” winners. Front (l to r): Josh Miller (Paulding), a thousand voters, this truly
Casey Hoersten (Ottoville), Scott Frisch (Delphos Jefferson), Sara Pitney (Continental), Nancy tion was a huge hit. There with the applicants are re-
were more than 1,000 votes was a district-wide success,” quired. The deadline is Au-
Powell (Van Wert), Codey Meyer (Crestview), Kevin Klinger (Crestview), Lisa McNabb (Wayne Gillmor said. For more infor-
Trace), Heather Binkley (Wayne Trace). Back (l to r): A.J. Miller (Van Wert), Daniel Prowant for artwork from across the gust 1, 2006.
Fift h District and because all mation on Gillmor’s initia- Two Paulding County
(Continental), Josh Brueckner (Crestview), Chris Scott (Wayne Trace). tives such as the art competi-
constituents were free to vote, residents will be awarded a
Alex’s painting will truly tion and his Service Academy $500.00 scholarship.
represent the Fift h District,” program visit his website at
Gillmor said. “Constituents www.house.gov/gillmor.
and I walk through the Can-
non Tunnel on a daily basis to
go to the Capitol Building and
Alex’s artwork will be viewed
this year by literally hundreds
of thousands of people from
across the world.”
Gillmor’s art competition
was a first-of-its-kind contest,
allowing students from across
the district to display their
artwork on his website. In
all, 26 entries were displayed
online last week on which
constituents could vote. Alex
Vantage Career Center Scholarship winners. Front (l to r): Sean Romes (Paulding), Dan-
iel Prowant (Continental), Deidra Basinger (Continental), Lisa McNabb (Wayne Trace), Kevin
Klinger (Crestview). Back (l to r): Jon Anderson (Parkway), Josh Brueckner (Crestview), Chris recognized, as well as Nation-
Scott (Wayne Trace), Alan Bendele (Kalida), and Matthew Woodcox (Antwerp). Unavailable for al Technical Honor Society
the picture was John DeMuth (Paulding). members, students receiving
academic awards, perfect at-
tendance awards, student am-
“FROM THE VANTAGE dustrial Mechanics, all from state scholarship for placing bassadors and Girls and Boys
POINT”: SENIOR AWARDS Crestview; Daniel Prowant, first in the state of Ohio in her State delegates.
ASSEMBLY HELD AT VAN- Ag Diesel Mechanics and Sara competition event. Lisa also CONGR ATULATIONS
TAGE Pitney, Cosmetology from received the Elks scholarship to the Vantage Career Center
Continental; Scott Frisch, and a scholarship from Sulli- class of 2006!
Awards of Distinction and Welding from Delphos Jef- van State College. In addition
ferson; Casey Hoersten, Car- to the Tech Prep scholarship,
scholarships highlighted the
30th annual Awards Assem- pentry from Ottoville; Joshua Kevin Klinger from Crestview
Miller, Precision Machining was the recipient of the Ohio
bly at Vantage Career Center
on Tuesday, May 16. The en- from Paulding; A.J. Miller, Board of Regents scholarship,
tire student body, along with Auto Technology and Nancy the Van Wert Rotary scholar-
staff members, home school Powell, Food Careers from ship and a Paulding-Putnam
Van Wert; and Heather Bin- Electric Co-op scholarship. *For 38” model at participating dealers.
representatives, family and
Special Sale Price
friends, joined together at kley and Lisa McNabb, Culi- Sean Romes from Pauld-
this event to recognize the nary Arts, and Chris Scott, ing received a scholarship to
achievements and accom- Auto Technology, all from Northwest State to major in
plishments of students en- Wayne Trace. Precision Machining. Chris
rolled in Vantage career-tech- Scholarship recipients Scott from Wayne Trace re-
nical programs. were also recognized at the ceived a J.P.Crain scholar-
Special guest speakers at assembly. The Robert C. Ste- ship and the Scholarship for
the assembly were seniors vens Scholarship is given by Outstanding Effort from the
Christine Fetzer, a Cosme- the Vantage Teacher’s Orga- Wayne Trace School District.
tology student from Delphos nization in memory of Bob Matthew Woodcox from
Jefferson and Robert Ken- Stevens, who taught Occu- Antwerp received the J.P.
nedy, a Culinary Arts student pational Work Experience Crain scholarship, a Paulding
from Wayne Trace. Christine (OWE) at Vantage from 1976 County Foundation scholar-
reminisced on events dur- until 1984. Students who are ship and an Antwerp Edu-
ing her two years at Vantage, awarded this scholarship have cation Foundation scholar-
and thanked staff members shown outstanding achieve- ship. Joshua Brueckner from
for their encouragement and ment in their program area, Crestview received the Beta
guidance. Robert’s message while demonstrating initia- Delta Psi Iota Scholarship and
was “Get Involved”. He re- tive and perseverance. This the Van Wert Rotary Scholar-
flected on the ways his in- year, the Robert C. Stevens ship.
volvement in many activities Scholarship winners are Jon National skills contestants
made a difference in his last Anderson from Parkway, were recognized during the
two years of high school. Both Daniel Prowant from Conti- assembly. Business Profes-
student speakers thanked nental and Matthew Wood- sionals of America (BPA) na-
their classmates and teachers cox from Antwerp. tional contestants were Amber
The Joshua Ralston Me- Thatcher (Van Wert), Sarah
for their friendship and sup-
morial Scholarship was es- Richardson (Lincolnview), • Stand-up deck for easy
Each year, career-techni- tablished in 2003 in memory
of Josh Ralston, a Vantage Ag
Ashley Huizenga (Continen-
tal), Jessica Valle (Paulding),
cal teachers select outstand-
ing students to receive an Diesel student from Parkway. Mike Pollock (Ft. Jennings), • Easy-to-use joystick steering.
This scholarship is given to a Dustin Younker (Parkway)
“Award of Distinction”. To
student pursuing a career and and John DeMuth (Pauld- • Welded, all-steel construction.
be eligible for this award, a
student must demonstrate further education in mechan- ing). Lisa McNabb (Wayne • True zero-turn performance
leadership qualities at school, ics. Josh’s parents, Scott and Trace) will be representing
have outstanding achieve- Jennifer Ralston presented Vantage when she competes Feature for feature, dollar for dollar, nothing else even comes close.
ment in their program area, this scholarship to Daniel at the national Family, Career See your Country Clipper dealer today:
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reer-technical club and dem- arships were Nathan Adams Shobe (Delphos St. Johns)
and Kevin Klinger, both from and Ross Warnecke (Kalida) Kevin Heckley Skip Lehman
onstrate cooperation, initia- O U T D O O R P O W E R
tive and responsibility. Crestview, Deidra Basinger were recognized for their first
This year’s “Award of Dis- from Continental, John De- place finish in the state Skill- PARTS SALES SERVICE
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Alan Bendele from Kalida. compete at nationals in June.
Brueckner, Interactive Media,
Kevin Klinger, Network Sys- Lisa McNabb from Wayne
Trace received the FCCLA
Other students who par-
ticipated in state contests were
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