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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
to the 322nd Bomb Group,          (Continued on Page 2)                                                                                                 STORE HOURS:
                                                                                                                                               Mon-Thurs 9-5:30; Fri 9-6; Sat 9-2:30

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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.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Nursery Available
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

        Grant’s Hall
                                                                   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

                   10:30 a.m.-3p.m.
                                                                       Donations may be made
                                                                   to Masses.
                                                                                                    control of the B-26 when the
                                                                                                    bail out signal was given. Just
                                                                                                                                                       Country Times Market
                                                                                                    as he was getting ready to bail                                       625 S. Erie St.
   Spend time with your family on Sunday                            K-9 Custom Styling              out “the plane went straight                                        Antwerp, OH 45813
       instead of cooking & cleaning!                               MICHELE THOMAS, OWNER/GROOMER   up in the air about 2,000
                                                                                                                                                                             (419) 258-2600
                                                                                                    feet” making it impossible to
               OPEN EVERY SUNDAY                                     Quality Grooming with          get out. Then all of a sudden                            “Broaster” Chicken & Fish
                                                                        a Gentle Touch              the B-26 leveled off allowing                                Sunoco Gas & Oil
     Location: 503 E. Canal Road                                   Phone: (419) 399-3155 or         them to bail out.
                                                                       (877) 646-2607                   Once everyone was out of
         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
                                                                                                    the ground.
                                                                                                        He saw McDonald and                    Sun. PM Bible Study 6:00 • Service 7:00

         Ethics Automotive                                                          LLC
                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                    lieves it was either McDonald
                                                                                                    or Johnson who flashed the V
                 Get Ready For Winter                                                               for victory sign.
                                                                                                        41-31968 Aircraft Notes:           KRM Specialties
           Complete Automotive Maintenance & Repair                                                     41-31968 had sat on the
                    -Factory Recommended Maintenance                                                ground for quite a while be-
                                                                                                    cause it would always loose                        419-393-2953
                   Fuel System Service $99.95 $79.95                                                an engine. The plane was giv-         CR 232 20495 Hammersmith Rd. • Defiance
         November Cooling Service $59.95 $49.95                                                     en to Lt McDonald because
                ls Transmission Service $129.95 $99.95
                                                                                                    he was considered one of the
                                                                                                                                                           Fabric & Quilt Store
         Specia    Oil Change $23.99 $19.99
                                                                                                    hottest pilots in the Squad-
                                                                                                    ron to see if he could sort out
                                                                                                    the problem. The first time he               Sewing Machines & Repair
        Computer Diagnostics                                       Alignments                       took it up it did in fact have
        Air Conditioning Service & Repair                          Tune Up                          that engine die. Luckily they                Books & DVD’s on sewing & quilting
        Gas & Diesel Performance Modifications                     DOT Inspections                  were still near the airfield and             Notions
                                                                                                    he was able to make an emer-
                                                                                                    gency landing.                               Quilt Frames
             CERTIFIED                                         HOURS:                                   The engine problem con-
                                                       8 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. M-F                       tinued for some time. Mc-                    Sewing & Ott Lights
                                                     Sat. – By appointment only                     Donald had taken the crew                    Machine Quilt Tops
                                                                                                    chief up with him several
                                                          17508 State Rd. 37                        times on test flights but they               All makes of thread available & in stock
                                                     Harlan, IN • 260-257-5561                      could never isolate the prob-
                                                                                                    lem. One day while LaLone              If we don’t have it we can get it for you.
                                                                                                    was on the flight and observed                   Bring this ad in for your 10% discount
PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 •                                                                                    PAGE 3 – WEST BEND NEWS – MAY 24, 2006
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-
                                                                                                                                         SHELLY DOBBELAERE
               Trucks – Vans – Scrap Iron & Metals                    GAS SHOW & SWAP MEET             FAST AND SERVICES                                                         Ofce: 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                       Deance, 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
                                                                                                                                         Address _______________________________________
           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.                     ____________________________________
                                                                      is required.
 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.
                                                                          Weather        permitting,
            Phone: 419-399-3822                                       there will be horse-drawn
                                                                      wagon rides both days. The
                                                                      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

     HU                                                     R
                                                                       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,

                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                     Summer Hours
                                                                                                                                                     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                        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                                  or          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-                                                            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
                                    how great a debt we truly           and vegetables.                           1 cup water
    Today, as thousands of                                                 Try mangos and sweet pota-             2 tablespoons vegetable oil                 in Elegant & Stylish up-do’s for
U.S. military personnel             owe them.                           toes. Mangos are high in fiber,           Prepare Sweet Potato
                                        For more information            have no cholesterol or saturated       Cumin Crisps; set aside. For                     Prom and Wedding Parties
work tirelessly to defend our                                           fat and are high in potassium and      dressing, combine chutney,
                                    on events commemorating
                                                                                                                                                                   Creative Hair
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
                                    affairs organization. You           vegetable, according to the            time, toss greens with dressing
died during military service.                                           National Center for Science in the     and arrange on salad plates                          20990 Rd. 140 • Oakwood, Ohio
Within the last few years,          can also visit the U.S. De-         Public Interest. They’re fat-free,     with apple and cucumber
                                    partment of Defense web-            cholesterol-free, low in sodium        slices. Sprinkle raisins and
                                                                                                                                                                            419-594-HAIR (4247)
Congress established the                                                and high in fiber. Besides the         cashews over each serving and                            “Your one stop family salon”
White House Commission              site at,        great taste, the sweet potato is a     serve sweet potato crisps on
on the National Moment of           or the Governor’s Office of         wonderful source of vitamins A, C      the side. Makes 6 servings.             Open Monday - Friday 9:00 - 6:00; Sat 8:00 - 1:00
                                    Veterans’ Affairs website at        and E. Cumin is a good source of          Note: For a main dish salad,                            Evenings by appt. - walk-ins welcome
Remembrance, an indepen-                                                iron and cumin seeds promote a         toss 3 cups of cubed cooked chicken
dent government agency                   healthy digestive system.              with some dressing and arrange on
                                                                                                               plates with greens.
                                                                         Spring Salad with Chutney
                                                                         Dressing and Sweet Potato-
                                                                               Cumin Crisps
                                                                                                                  Combine all ingredients in a
                                                                                                               bowl; mix well. Spray an 8-inch
                                                                                                               nonstick skillet or omelet pan
                                                                                                                                                                     Country Mercantile
    McKeever’s Invisible Fence                                            1 (9-ounce) bottle mango             with cooking spray and place
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                                                                           ⁄2 cup reduced-fat sour             hot, add 2 tablespoons batter
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                                                                           ⁄2 cup plain lowfat yogurt          evenly. Cook until golden
                                                                           ⁄4 cup finely chopped fresh         brown, about 2 minutes, then                 We are located on the Indiana/Ohio State Line Rd.
                                                                              cilantro or mint                 turn and cook on other side            From Payne, take SR 613 west to the IN/OH State Line, then south 1½ Mi.
                                                                          8 to 10 cups mixed spring            until golden brown and crisp                                  From US 30 go north 4 miles on the State Line.
                                                                              greens                           around edges. Repeat with
   Clip this ad for $25.00 off a dog containment system.                  1 apple, thinly sliced               remaining batter, spraying pan
              Call to schedule a free estimate.                           1 cucumber, sliced                   as needed to prevent sticking.                                       Open 1-7 Wed, Fri, Sat. and Sun.
                                                                              Golden raisins and toasted       Place rounds in a single layer
                                                                                                                                                                                            Cash and Checks only.
                                                                              cashews                          on paper towels after removing
                                                                                                               from skillet, then place in a sin-
                                                                         Sweet Potato-Cumin Crisps
                                                                                                               gle layer on a lightly greased
                                                                          1 cup Bruce’s Sweet Potato           cookie sheet. Bake in a 325°
                      CONSTRUCTION                                            Pancake Mix
                                                                          2 teaspoons toasted cumin
                                                                                                               oven for 10 to 15 minutes or
                                                                                                               until crisp and dry. Cool before

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                                                                              seeds                            serving. Makes about 1 dozen.               The
                                                                           ⁄4 teaspoon Bruce’s Ma                 For more healthy recipes, visit
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                    Pole Buildings • Garages • Room Additions                                                                                                Sweet Potato Plants
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                       Siding • New Construction • Roofing                 Fabled Fenway Park in Boston, home of baseball’s Red Sox since
                    Decks • Replacement Windows • Concrete              1912, also served as home field for the NFL’s Boston Redskins (1933-
                                                                        36) and AFL’s Boston Patriots (1963-68).

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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
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                                                                                                                done it: Big T’s Smoked BBQ                          N           W           F                                     M           O                         N        O
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                                                                                                                Arts in the Park in 2005 at the                      Y                                                                                      C                     O
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                                                                                                                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
                               22                                        23
                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       marches on
                                                                                                                                                    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

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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                                                                     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
an advisory group would be       ported on a new program to            Right: Repair work and painting has also been taking place     tion, visit                          ***
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

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                                                                                                    inquiries from the public.
by the popular entertainer Oprah Winfrey. Harpo is Oprah spelled
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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-                                                  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
cers also were present to help                                                                                                              AAFBU. He was born in 1928
us celebrate this occasion.                      and everyone participated in                            I Co. of the 145th Regiment
                                                 the social gathering following                          of the 37th Division. He was       and died in 1947.
                                                                                                                                                                                Buckeye Hearing Health, LLC
    The Start of our program                                                                                                                    Theodore Mendeg was
was the posting of the colors                    this brief but informative as-                          a Corporal and was killed in
                                                 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
                                                 munity organization.
                                                          —Patsy Blankenship,
                                                                                                             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
                                                   Sylvia’S Country
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?
                                                                    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
                                                                                                         in Manila.
                                                                                                                                            for sharing his information
                                                                                                                                            and data. A tip of my ball cap
                                                                                                                                                                                               Outpatient Clinic.

              & machine                                                                                      Glenn Sudlow S/2, as I
                                                                                                         understand he was serving
                                                                                                                                            to you, Grover. Thanks for
                                                                                                                                            your help.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       EXPERTISE AND PROFESSIONALISM
                                                                                                                                                                                                              CLOSE TO HOME.
                     • Engine Overhauls, Gas & Diesel
                     • Cylinder Head Service                                                             on the Cruiser Juneau in the
                     • Lawn & Garden Equipment Repair                                                    South Pacific, it was sunk in
                     • Custom Welding & Fabrication                                                      a night engagement at Boin,

                                                                                                                                               EVERYBODY READS THE
                     • Auto & Truck A/C Repair                                                           February 2, 1918. Glenn was
                                                                                                         missing and declared dead in
                     • Powder Coating                                               FINANCIAL SERVICES

                                                                                                         October 1945.
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                                                                             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
                                                                     tio doors to a waiting and         Miller.                             intake by 36 calories.       
 Dog Grooming & Boarding         Linder, 6 innings, 4 runs, 6
                                                                     friendly firefighter. We also
      2187 CR 144,                   Leading hitters – Krauss 1
    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-
   delivery available
                                                                     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.
                                        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
                                                                                                                                            moment for Covenant House,”  
                                                                                                            Two of the federal pro-

                                                                                                        grams sponsored or contin-
                                                                        OF THE                          ued by President George W.
                                                                                                        Bush and supported by Con-
                                                                                                        gressman Gillmor which ad-           Trucking/Excavating

                                                                                                        dress alternative fuels are the        Deliveries of Gravel,
                                                                                                        Hydrogen Fuel Initiative and          Brown or Black Top Soil
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                                                                                                            —Increased transporta-                       Red, Brown, Gold and Natural
                                                                                                        tion and distribution of hy-
                                                                                                        drogen power.                          Black Dirt and Small Gravel. Everything is in Bulk
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                                                                                                                                      ANTWERP ELEMENTARY                   Sixth Grade: Kelsea
                                                                              CLASSIFIED ADS                                          SCHOOL HONOR ROLL AND            Burns, Morgan Cramer,
                                                                                      Sell it in the classifieds!                     PERFECT ATTENDANCE               Brandon Dunderman, Zach
                                                                                                                                      FOR 2005-06 SCHOOL               Dunlap, Hayley Feichter,
                                                                             Classifieds are $4.00 for 25 words or less
                                                                                                                                      YEAR                             Corbin Jones, Jessica Lang-
                                                                                and $.10 for each additional word.                                                     ham, Ty Lee, Jessica Mar-
                                                                                    Bold is $1.00 additional.                            All A’s all year:             lin, Jessica McCreery, Bry-
                                                                         Starting June 7th base price will be $5.00                      Third Grade: Steven           ant Miesle, Jasmine Price,
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                                                                        fax: (419) 258-1313 • Email:                                              fer, Tricia Smalley, Alysha
                                                                                                                                      O’Donnell, Olivia Tempel,
                                                                                                                                      and Alex Vail.                   Stuck, Thomas Taylor, Han-
                                                                                                                                         Fourth Grade: Nathan          nah Tempel, Ellise Wetli,
                                                                         THE ANTWERP HIGH                1993 BONNEVILLE SSEi:                                         Troy Womack, and Amanda
                                                                     SCHOOL CLASS of 1956            supercharged, CD, eq/            Zuber.
                                                                                                                                         Fift h Grade: Shawn Dool-     Zielke.
                                                                     is trying to locate these       bass boost, PWR locks/                                                Perfect Attendance all
                                                                     classmates: Dora Camp-          windows/steering, 9-way          ey and Morgan Williamson.
                                                                                                                                         Sixth Grade: Jayla Cham-      year:
                                                                     bell Crawford, Marilyn          leather seats, info system,
                                                                                                                                      berlain.                             KA: Brandon Laney and
                                                                     Winn Dashel, Rocile Fraser      compass, white w/ gold
                                                                     Rowan. Please contact Ter-      rims. Asking $2300. Call            All A’s All 6 Years: Jayla    Jonathon Pendergrast.
MR. AND MRS. CHARLES              parents of three children and      ry Derck—(419)258-8655.         Jen at 419-258-7665 or           Chamberlain.                         1A: Brandon Pender-
NOLL CELEBRATE 50                 6 grandchildren. In honor of       P.O. Box 92, Antwerp, OH        260-409-2508.          20-23p       All A/B’s all year:           grast.
YEARS TOGETHER                    their parents’ anniversary,        45813. Their 50th Class is                                          Third Grade: Maria Brad-          1B: Joshua Ehlinger and
                                                                                                         CONCERNED ABOUT                                               Houston Mansfield.
                                  their children: Mark of India-     planning a reunion August       leaving your loved one           bury, Lydia Carr, Tristan
    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
                                  to 5:00 p.m.                       ing available. Brentwood        ter floor length gown with       Conley, Madison Delong,
ficiating. They are the proud                                                                                                         Zach Delong, Bethany Dun-        Award for Educational Ex-
                                                                     Community. 419-399-3322         a matching shawl; the
                                                                                                     other is a black sleeveless      derman, Dalton Gremling,         cellence went to Jayla Cham-
      Garage Sale — Guys too!                                            LELAND SMITH IN-
                                                                                                     knee length cocktail dress
                                                                                                     with sequins. Call 419-258-
                                                                                                                                      Nathan Hawley, Jenna Han-
                                                                                                                                      kinson, Katie Hunt, Justin
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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
                                                                                                        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,

                                                                                                                      TURN K
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:
show exceptional skills in the    Prowant, an Ag Diesel stu-        and Community Leaders of
subject area, participate as an   dent from Continental.            America (FCCLA) competi-                        4706 State Rd. 101
active member of a school ca-         Receiving Tech Prep schol-    tion in July. Juniors Nathan                   Woodburn, IN 46797
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
tinction” winners are: Joshua     Muth from Paulding and            sUSA competition and will                                                          * WE SERVICE ALL MAKES & MODELS *
                                  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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tems and Codey Meyer, In-

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