Newsstand price: $.25 PRSRT STD U. S. Postage Paid Paulding, OH 45879 Permit No. 75 VOLUME 3 – ISSUE 49 Serving All of Paulding County and Surrounding Areas - (419) 258-2000 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2007 REMEMBER TO VOTE ON TUESDAY, PAULDING MIDDLE SCHOOL STU- PERFECT HOLIDAY a gift and can enter a region- wide drawing for a $1,000 DECEMBER 11, 2007 GIFT CLOSER THANK DENTS GETS 15 POINT BUCK YOU THINK: GIVE shopping spree. If you are at least 17 years The Board of Elections grounds of Paulding County, Ohio, Latty Twp. And Grover THE GIFT OF LIFE IN of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and are in good wishes to remind voters that Hill – Latty Twp. House, PAULDING COUNTY general health, you may be a special congressional gen- 204 E Jackson St. at Grover eligible to donate blood. All eral election will be held on Hill The holiday shopping donors need to present posi- Tuesday, the 11th day of De- Paulding Twp. And Latty season is well underway. tive identification. For more cember 2007, at the follow- Village – Twp. House, SR Shoppers rush from store to information or to sched- ing locations: 500 and RD 87 store, overloaded with pur- ule your blood donation Auglaize Twp. – Fire Washington Twp. – Twp. chasers, searching for the appointment, please call House, Corner of SR 637 House, SR 114 and RD 177 perfect gift. Many do not re- 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800- alize they carry the perfect 448-3543) and RD 169 The special congressio- gift year round—lifesaving Benton Twp. – Township nal general election to elect: blood. This holiday sea- House at SR 500 and RD 33 Representative to Congress NOTICE TO READERS OF son, donate blood with the Blue Creek Twp – Havi- (5th District), (to fi ll the seat American Red Cross and THE WEST BEND NEWS land Community Center, formerly held by the Honor- give the gift of life. 201 Vine St. able Paul Gillmor) By donating blood you The last issue for 2007, #51 Brown East and Oak- The Polls for the Elec- have the potential to help will arrive in mail boxes on wood and Brown West and tion will open at 6:30 a.m., save up to three lives this December 19, 2007. This will Melrose – Oakwood Legion and remain open until 7:30 holiday season. Your gift be the Christmas/Holiday is- Hall, 112 N First St. p.m. Tuesday, December 11, of life may treat cancer pa- sue. Antwerp Village and 2007. tients, premature babies, The first issue of 2008, #1, Carryall Twp. – St Mary’s Paulding County was burn victims or people with will have a changed deadline Nick Dangler of Paulding and his grandfather, Collie Lamb blood disorders. Giving due to the holidays, but will Center, 303 W Daggett St. one of the counties with the of Payne. blood is always the perfect have the same publish date of Crane Twp & Cecil – Ce- highest percentage of voters Nick Dangler, 11 years old, side. gift. Wednesday, January 2, 2008. cil Fire House, 301 Third St. in Ohio in the November The deadline is Friday, De- Emerald Twp – Town- 6th, Special Election. Vote a sixth grader of Paulding He is in the process of You can help boost the Middle School shot his first having the antlers scored for blood supply this holiday cember 28, 2007 at 12 noon ship House, RD 133 and RD on December 11 and we can for ADS and classifieds. 218 do it again. 15 point buck on the second Buckeye Big Buck Club. Some season by donating blood Harrison Twp. And Feel free to contact the day of “Youth” gun hunting of the points were broken off. on Tuesday, December 18, at season, November 18, 2007 St. Mary’s Catholic Church NOTICE TO THE VILLAGE Payne Village – Payne Le- office with any questions with his grandfather by his from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 OF ANTWERP gion Hall, 229 N Main St. Jackson Twp. and that you may have, the phone number is 419-399- We Buy Old Gold p.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church is located at 303 The village of Antwerp’s Broughton – Township 8230 and the address is 105 Need to checkout a House RD 126 and RD 131 East Perry Street, Paulding, back issue? It’s Free! Vis- TURN YOUR OLD GOLD S. Monroe St. in Antwerp. Each presenting donor at town council will hold its reg- ular council meeting on De- Paulding Village 1, 2 and OH 45879. it www.westbendnews.net INTO IMMEDIATE CASH this blood drive will receive cember 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. OASIS 3 – Co. 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N. of Mall beside Van Castle Mention this ad for a 10% discount PAGE 2 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • firstname.lastname@example.org OBITUARIES restaurant that gave Jim his (Scott) Cummings, Kristin of Hicksville died at Maple LIVE NATIVITY AT FIRST MAGICAL FAMILY CHRIST- real start in business that Noneman, Linda (Jonas) Lawn Medical Care Facil- CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN MAS IN OAKWOOD would develop and evolve Westrin, Steve Baughman, ity on Friday, November 30, PAULDING into a myriad of different James (Rana) Baughman, 2007. The Cooper Community businesses over his lifetime. Jody Zink, Andrew (Ana) She was born on August Library, branch of the Paulding A Live Nativity celebrat- These include hauling coal, Meadows, Stacey (Jason) 21, 1921 in Defiance County, County Carnegie Library, will ing “The Greatest Gift of All” raising honey bees, building Kerr, Nicole (Dylan) How- Ohio the daughter of Charles be joining Oakwood village will take place on December over 500 new homes in and ard, Kylee Noneman, and Eli, and Goldie (Evans) Conley. in celebrating Santa’s arrival 9, 2007 from 6:00–9:00 p.m. around Paulding County, Carter, and Caroline Em- She was married to Jack on Thursday, December 6 at at the First Christian Church, developing subdivisions, mons-Noneman. Tracy. He preceded her in the Fire Station. Take a sleigh 1233 Emerald Road, Pauld- owning Noneman Lumber Surviving also are 25 death in 1982. ride from the Fire Station to ing. Company, farming, raising great-grandchildren: Eric and She was employed by the library and enjoy a magical This event is one night livestock, buying and selling Scott Buchman; Holly, Chris- Weatherhead/Dana, Ant- evening with magician Doug only. It is an outside, drive- all types of real estate, and topher, Alex, and Ashton werp; Syncro, Hicksville and Keesberry. Georgia Kohart will through presentation. Re- operating a hotel and restau- Miller; Erica and Jaime King; as a cook at Hicksville El- be signing her new books from freshments and music will be rant. He was Chairman and Kyle Mohr; Ivy Riggenbach; ementary School. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Be sure and get in the fellowship hall of the Chief Executive Officer of the Taylor, Dallas and Danielle She is survived by three your copy that night. Santa’s church building. Donations James A. Noneman, 90, of National Bank of Paulding Cummings; Jakob, Johanna, daughters: Arlene Fickle of elves have been busy decorat- of canned goods will be col- Paulding, peacefully passed from 1973 to 1979 and was and Isaac Westrin; Cameron, Quincy, MI; Barbara (Dave) ing for this special event and lected for the food bank and away Saturday, December 1, also President of Utility Cen- Courtney, Chloe and Abby Kemp of Horseshoe Bay, TX; things have gone awry. See any monetary offerings will 2007 at his residence. ter, Inc. of Ft. Wayne, Indi- Baughman; Callie and Ana Roxanne (Bill) Metcalfe of how many things you can find go to support the nativity He was born in Paulding, ana. He was actively involved Violet Howard; Katherine Coldwater, MI; and a son, wrong in the library. Refresh- program. Ohio on October 12, 1917 in business until his death. and Jacquelyn Meadows; and Rocky (Charlene) Arnold of ments will be served and the Grayson Kerr. Hicksville; five grandchil- Did you know inserting children will get a “magical” the son of Charles F. and Surviving are four daugh- Rose (Carrier) Noneman. ters and three sons: Kay F. He is preceded in death dren; and 10 great-grandchil- a ﬂier in the West Bend wand to take home with them. On February 25, 1941, James (Tony) Langham of Pauld- by his mother and father; his dren. News is only 7¢ each? You Join us for a fun evening at the married Violet M. (Jackson) ing, Rita A. Baughman of wife; and all of his siblings in- She was preceded in death can save a lot over regu- Fire Station and the Cooper Noneman who died June 22, Round Rock, TX, Nancy E. cluding six brothers and five by her husband; a sister, Alta lar postage. Community Library! 2002. (Richard) Zink, of New Ha- sisters: Arthur, Charles E., Jones; two brothers: Ray and He was a lifelong member ven, IN and Helen L. Non- Frank, Ernest, Willard, and Virgil Conley; a granddaugh- “She will give birth to a son and you are to of St. Joseph Catholic Church eman of Pflugerville, TX, Bernard Noneman, Leona ter, Tami Fickle-Sparks; and give him the name Jesus, because he will in Paulding, Ohio. Robert P. (Gretchen) None- Berg, Mary Daeger, Mildred a son-in-law, Loran Fickle. Jim graduated from man of Paulding, Dennis J. Seibenick, Agnes Heimann, Funeral services were save his people from their sins.” Paulding High School in Noneman of Toledo, OH, and Genevieve R. Rife. on December 3 at Smith & - Matthew 1:21 1935. Prior to being drafted and Alan R. (Lee) Noneman Funeral services will Brown Funeral Home, Hicks- into the Army in 1943, and of Paducah, KY. be conducted at 10:00 a.m. ville with Rev. Clarence Zim- for two years during his hitch Also surviving are 17 Thursday, December 6, 2007 merman officiating. Burial in the Army, Jim and Violet grandchildren: Susan Um- at St. Joseph Catholic Church, was in Six Corners Cemetery, owned and operated a small bach, Michael Miller, An- Paulding, Ohio. Rev. G. Al- Hicksville. tavern in Paulding known as gela (Mark) King, Deborah lan Fillman will officiate. Memorials can be made Jim’s Lunch. It was this little (Ronald) Riggenbach, Myra Burial will be in Paulding to The Kidney Foundation or The Heart Foundation. Donations needed Memorial Cemetery, Pauld- The annual T.G.I.F. give-away will be held on Saturday, ing, Ohio with military hon- December 8, 2007. Giveaway 8-11am at the Cecil ors accord by Paulding V.F.W. Glenn E. Hanna, 86, of Hicksville, died Tuesday, No- Presbyterian Church. Drop-off hours are December 4 Post #587. Visitation will be from 2 till 4 and 5 till 8 pm. December 6 from 2 till 4 on Wednesday, December 5, vember 27, 2007 at his home. He was born on January & 5 till 8pm. Clean used clothing, housewares and toys 2007 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 will be accepted as well as new items. p.m. at the Den Herder Fu- 18, 1921 in Mark Township, neral Home, Paulding, Ohio. Ohio the son of Harry and A Rosary service will be con- Luella (Voght) Hanna. PASTOR: Scott Marsee ducted at 8:00 p.m. Wednes- On August 10, 1941 he was 704 S. Erie Street day night. Friends may call united in marriage to Rosa Antwerp, OH 45813 at the church on Thursday Hissong. She survives. He morning one hour before was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He worked Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School services from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. as an electrician, a welder, and 10:30am Worship was a farmer. He also retired Nursery Available Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Preferred memorials are from Landmark, Hicksville. A congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod to the charity of the donor’s Wednesday: 7:00pm 3495 U.S. 24 • Antwerp, OH 45813 • 419-258-6505 choice. He attended Farmer United Methodist Church, and was AntwerpCommunityChurch Adult Bible Study, Kid’s Club, 9:00am - Adult Bible Study - Sunday School 1st & 2nd year Conrmation Classes A Church of the Nazarene Middle School thru High School Student Ministry 10:00 am - Worship Service James E. Williamson, Sr., a life member of Farmer www.antwerpcommunitychurch.net American Legion Post 137. (419) 258-2069 Dec. 5 7:00 pm 1st Advent Service 68, of Antwerp, passed away Wednesday, November 28, He is survived by his wife, Dec. 12 7:00 pm 2nd Advent Service Rosa; a son, Clarence (Jane) Don’t wait for the new year to reclaim 2007 at his residence. Dec. 19 7:00 pm 3rd Advent Service Jim was born in Hilliard, of Marion, OH; a daughter, your life. Dec. 18 6:30 pm A Joyful Christmas Gathering - All the Ladies Kay (Michael) Cleland of Ohio on April 26, 1939, the Dec. 23 10:00 am Children’s Christmas Service during worship Hicksville; eight grandchil- Pastor William E.D. Barlow son of the late Paul and Ruth (Sparks) Williamson. dren; 10 great-grandchildren; WEIGHT MANAGEMENT two step-grandchildren; two He worked at Uniroyal step-great-grandchildren; a AT St. Mary’s Goodrich, Woodburn, and daughter-in-law, Kathy Han- then as a security guard na of Hicksville. at Glenbrook Mall, Fort Catholic Church He was preceded in death Wayne. On August 16, 1958, Jim by a son, James; two brothers: Individualized Program Howard and Ralph; and a sis- Certified Specialists married Irene Rader, who ter, Velma Shettel. 303 S. Monroe St. survives. Funeral services were on Behavioral, nutritional, & exercise Antwerp He will be sadly missed December 1, 2007 at Smith counseling by his wife, Irene; daugh- & Brown Funeral Home, ters: Deborah (Mark) Altic Optifast Nutritional Supplements Weekend Mass of Antwerp and Lou Ann Hicksville with Ted Mathes officiating. Burial was at Service provided by Lutheran Hospital at 6 P.M. Saturday • 8:30 A.M. Sunday (Tim) Shull of Cecil; son, Lost Creek Cemetery with James, Jr. of Antwerp; sis- Military Honors accorded Community Memorial Hospital ters: Mary (Bob) Millington, by Farmer American Legion Hicksville, Ohio Marge (Jim) Sidenstricker Post 137. both of Plain City, OH, Carol Preferred memorials to Call for information & free consultation (Frank) Henry of Marysville, Community Hospitals and (260) 435-7844 OH, Linda (Carl) Bollack of Wellness Centers Hospice, Clearwater, FL and Chris Bryan. (John) Kinney of West Lib- erty, OH; brothers: Clarence (Sharon) of Plain City, OH and Jack (Ann) of Bellevue, Living Water We’re Reaching Up - in Worship Reaching In - Making Disciples Reaching Out - Pouring out OH; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Ministries life through relationships There are no services or Come as you are and join us for visitation. contemporary worship The family requests dona- tions to Paulding Area Visit- Sundays @ 10:00 am & 6:30 pm Thursday Life @ 7 pm Small Groups The Well ing Nurses, American Lung invites kids K-6 to come and join us on Association or American At the Payne Youth Sunday mornings for church, but it’s just Heart Association. Center the “Rock” for you. (Parents are always welcome) Arrangements by Dooley 104 S. Main St. Payne, OH Funeral Home, Antwerp. Sundays from 10:00 till 11:30 a.m. Condolences and fond mem- At the Payne Youth Center the “Rock” ories may be shared at www. 104 S. Main St. • Payne, OH dooleyfuneralhome.com For more info: We can be reached at Join us for: Florence E. Tracy, 86, 419-263-2728 or, by email - worship - bible lessons - games email@example.com - food- and lots of fun of Coldwater, MI, formerly PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • www.westbendnews.net PAGE 3 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 THE HIGH COST OF FOR- mans 12, “If your enemy is DINGER – RANDO THANK YOU else. Have a safe and Happy GIVENESS hungry, feed him. If he is Holiday and remember to thirsty, give him something His spirit lives on and al- keep Christ in your Christ- By: Pastor Joel DeSelm, to drink. Do not be overcome ways will. Times he laughed, mas celebration. Woodburn Missionary by evil but overcome evil with told stories, gave advise, or —Eileen Kochensparger Church good.” Part of the process of just listened echo in the mem- Forgiveness is an amazing forgiveness is taking practi- ories of those whose lives he LETTER TO THE EDITOR thing. The following true sto- cal steps of kindness toward touched. And in being so re- ry is one I ran across awhile the person who has wronged membered, his legacy will live I am sending the follow- back that illustrates this so you. on. Thank you for being a part ing letter in response to a well. It is told by a gentle- By serving the one who of his life and in his death a letter published November man by the name of Omer has hurt us, we not only allow great comfort to us. 21 by Mr. Timothy Dooley. McKinney, who lived in West forgiveness to work its way —Mary & Megan Leinard, Have you received any of Palm Beach, Florida. See if it deeper into our own hearts, Mike, Lidia & Justin the mass e-mails warning speaks to your heart as it did we also allow God to impact Johnson, against the supposed anti- to mine. the person we are seeking to Charlie, Toni & Carlie Christian movie, The Gold- “In West Virginia where forgive. May each of us truly Hanes, en Compass? Mr. Timothy L. I grew up there lived a very seek to not only forgive oth- Mike & Carole Zedaker & Dooley shared some points godly couple. Their next door ers, but also show our for- families, stated in those e-mails in his neighbor was an unbeliever giveness to them in practical Lyle & Karen Leinard & letter published the week of who was just plain mean. He ways. It will release God’s families November 18. The e-mails was cantankerous, hostile, grace in our lives as well and warn parents that the Gold- vile, and downright belliger- in the lives of others. LETTER TO THE EDITOR en Compass movie, based ent. on the first book in the “His “It seems that the couple’s PAULDING COUNTY HOS- Greetings from the John Dark Materials” series by chickens would often am- PITAL ADMISSIONS AND Ted and Julie Dinger of sity. Paulding Historical Society, Phillip Pullman, is target- ble over into the neighbor’s Payne would like to announce Her fiance is a graduate of I want to let you know that ing children with damag- DISMISSALS the engagement and forth- V.E. Instituto Escuela High land which would make him the committee for the 2008 ing concepts. I wish to make seething mad. He would rant coming marriage of their School and a University of Festival of Trees has chosen a two points concerning the Admissions: daughter, Janell Marie to Ro- Santa Maria Graduate with and rave, cuss and snort, call- 11/26 – Louis Miller, Defi- theme and knowing that you book and movie. ing them every name in the berto Antonio Rando son of a Bachelor of Science Degree will want to begin pondering First, having personally ance; Linda Akers, Paulding; Roberto Sr. and Ana Rando in Business Administration. book. Vera Gray, Paulding what you will be doing next read each of the books in One Sunday while the of Caracas, Venezuela. He is currently seeking his year we wanted to let you the series and having read 11/27 – Phyllis Mohr, The bride elect is a 2001 Master’s Degree in Informa- couple was at church, their Oakwood; Mary Lou Gibson, know that it will be: interviews with the Phillip chickens got out and onto graduate of Wayne Trace High tion Systems from Central “A Season To Sparkle” Pullman, I feel confident Cecil School and a 2005 graduate of Michigan University. He is their neighbor’s property. 11/28 – Elizabeth Bessette, Good luck decorators as stating that, while the au- When they came home, they Ohio University, where she employed by Central Michi- you plan for next year. I can thor is atheist and critical of Antwerp earned a Bachelor’s Degree gan University and Steel Case, found every chicken dead. 11/29 – Steven Mohr, Oak- picture all kinds of sparkly organized religion, the writ- The neighbor had rung their in Hearing, Speech and Lan- Inc. in Grand Rapids, MI. things on the trees and lots of ing is critical of government wood; Lucile Coe, Paulding guage Sciences. She is cur- The couple is planning a necks and thrown them back 12/1 – Charles Bair, Pauld- lights. Can’t you? based on theocracy, or gov- over the fence into the cou- rently pursuing her Master’s December wedding in Or- Also it was brought to my ernment whose leaders are ing; Martha Stumphy, Ant- Degree in Speech Therapy at lando, Florida. ple’s front yard. werp attention that in my last arti- thought to rule by divine Later that day there was Bowling Green State Univer- cle I missed a very important guidance. Dismissals: a knock on the mean-spir- 11/28 – Mary Lou Gibson, group that decorated a tree The setting of The Gold- ited neighbor’s door and the Cecil for the first time this year. en Compass takes place in couple stood there with a HICKSVILLE MASONIC ing Breakfast. There were Credit goes to The Oak- a world the government of 11/29 – Vera Gray, Pauld- large plate of beautiful fried ing; Elizabeth Bessette, Ant- LODGE TO HOLD PAST over 100 people that signed wood Arbor Group under the the land is ruled by such chicken. The wife said to the werp MASTER’S CONVOCATION the register. All had a good auspices of the Gleaners In- leaders. Readers quickly see neighbor man, “We had more 11/30 – Louis Miller, Defi- time and experienced some surance group. that this theocracy is decep- chicken today than we could ance Last Wednesday Hicks- excellent degree work. A let- This group of active mem- tive and evil—it’s leaders are use and we thought you might 12/1 – Steven Mohr, Oak- ville members first met at ter was read from Cuyahoga bers from the Oakwood area responsible for severing the like some.” wood Hickory Creek (formerly Community Memorial do volunteer work and receive souls of children in order Is that pretty incredible 12/2 – Charles Bair, Pauld- Fountain Manor) to pres- Lodge informing the Lodge credit for all they do. to keep them as ideological or not?! The Bible says in Ro- ing; Linda Akers, Paulding ent member Bob Cleland that a Masonic Service I hope I didn’t miss anyone slaves. It is up to a brave girl his 60-year pin and certifi- was held in Parma, OH for (Continued on Page 4) Hicksville’s fift y-year mem- HECKLEY cate. Bob’s entire family was Because the world hasn’t seen your face there for the presentation. ber Ted Karageorge that had And no one’s cradled you in their arms Bob was raised January 30, passed away. You are thought of as merely a choice, not a life 1948 and graduated from The Past Master’s Convo- Auto/Diesel & Tire Service Hicksville High School in cation and LEO Conference So it’s legal to bring you harm will be held at Hicksville You have no name, no one knows who you are 1942. Later at the Lodge, WM Saturday, December 8. Reg- 260-632-4135 Though your heart is beating strong Jim Kline opened the Lodge istration will begin at 8:00 Complete Automotive & Truck Service You live in an age where many people here in due form and the pledge a.m. with the welcome start- ing promptly at 9:00 a.m. A Family Owned Since 1993 was given. The fift y year Don’t think that ending your life is wrong members in attendance in- light lunch will be served at SR101 in Woodburn They can’t see your eyes and your hands and your feet, cluded Doyle Johnson, Der- 12:00 noon followed by elec- Under the Water Tower Your perfect little form rill Kline, Elmer Woodcox, tion of District Officers and They can’t see your smile or know your desire and Estel Cottrell. Others the Past Master’s Degree. in attendance were Russell All Past Masters are encour- 2007 Antwerp Christmas Collector’s Ornament Just to be kept safe and warm aged to attend. St. John, Ron Farnsworth, O little one so precious and sweet Walter Schilb, George Un- Hicksville’s pre-inspec- So small and innocent too derwood, Randy Brooks Sr., tion will be held at our next I pray you will live to see light of day Hanson Lilly, Robert Stotler stated meeting December Jr., Lee Kallsen, Scott Rup- 12. RWB Dominique will For you’re a life, not a choice, this is true. be at the Lodge early to meet pert, Norman Byers, Jim Kline, Bill Metz, and John with the Secretary, Treasur- This Christmas, consider giving the gift of life. Gordon. er, and LEO. The annual in- Adoption is an option...Please CHOOSE LIFE and give a The first item on the spection has been scheduled longing couple hope at the holidays. agenda was the Thanksgiv- for January 4, 2008. Proceeds benet Antwerp Chamber of Commerce PAGE 4 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • firstname.lastname@example.org (Continued from Page 3) LOCAL SCOUTS EARN PAULDING COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BAS- PAULDING COUNTY HIGH were ferocious in claiming CITIZENSHIP IN THE COM- SCHOOL BASKETBALL victory again over the Lady named Lyra to save the chil- dren. She endures great ad- MUNITY MERIT BADGE KETBALL CHARGES FORWARD IN SEASON CHARGES FORWARD IN Archers with a final score of ventures and displays cour- SEASON 45-32. age not because she is made Scouts from Payne Boy On Friday, November 30 to, but because it is what she Scout Troop 137 attended On Tuesday, November 27, Antwerp Archers headed to feels is the right and moral a seminar to earn the Citi- 2007 the Antwerp Lady Ar- Fort Jennings for JV and var- thing to do. I want to make zenship in the Community chers traveled to Edon, Ohio sity play. clear that the theme is the Merit Badge. This Merit to face off against the Edon In JV the Archers lost to danger of ideological tyr- Badge focused the Scouts on Lady Bombers. In the var- the Musketeers in a score of anny and lack of critically their community of Pauld- sity game the final score was 31-25. JV’s record now stands thinking. ing County. They discussed 50-37 with the Lady Archers at 0-2. Second, if these themes the state and local govern- boasting a victory. Scoring for the JV Archers are in opposition to your ments; mapped out the lo- The 7th grade Panthers de- were: Bryson North 2, Travis family’s belief system, then cation of service facilities; feated the Lincolnview Lanc- Woodard 14, Beau Kobee 4, the hype surrounding The and spoke with Sheriff Dave ers 30-18 on Tuesday, Novem- Justin Johnson 3, and Hayden Golden Compass movie Harrow. ber 27, 2007. In the season Krick 2. provides an excellent op- The Scouts were to ask opener, Neal Roehrig led the In varsity play the Archers portunity for you to dis- Sheriff Dave Harrow about Panthers with 10 points, 6 fell short in a final score of cuss your beliefs with your local crime; what is being blocks and 5 rebounds Lance 56-47. The varsity now has a children. Communication done to stop local crime; Foor chipped in with 6 points record of 1-1. between family members is and what youth can do to and 4 steals. Their record now Scoring for the varsity an excellent way to impart help. Sheriff Harrow noted stands at 1-0. game against the Musketeers values and explore answers that one direct action youth The 8th grade was defeated were Boston Hormann 4, Bob to questions that could oth- can take to reduce crime is by the Lancers 32-22, Kyle Bragg 14, Tim Ryan 10, An- erwise be answered by the to become active in church, Mohr led the way with 7 thony Smith 2, Adam Taylor media. school, sports, and Scouting points and 6 rebounds. Eric 10, TJ Short 5, Jared DeLong In closing, please resist programs. Adams also scored 4 points 2. the urge to make decisions Next, the Payne Troop is and collected 5 rebounds for On Saturday, December 1, based on mass–forwarded planning for a trip to the Air the Panthers. Their record 2007 the Fayette Eagles trav- e-mails. The Golden Com- Force Museum at Wright- now stands at 0-1. eled to Archer country for pass is a beautiful work of Patterson Air Force Base, On Thursday, November some basketball. fiction that creates stunning and the Klondike Derby 29, the Antwerp Lady Archers In JV: the Archers lost in imagery, high adventure winter camp and sled race. played host to the Kalida Lady a final score of 44-35, with a and classic good versus evil If you would like to know Wildcats in JV and Varsity record standing of 0-3. drama. It would be a shame more about Payne Boy basketball. Scoring for the JV against to miss out on this book Scouts, contact Scoutmaster In JV: the Wildcats the Eagles were: Issac Yenser based on skewed facts. Angie Gordon at (419) 399- pounced enough for a victory 6, Bryson North 9, Travis Wo- —Carla K. Bauman- 2725, or email Asst. Scout- in a final score of 29-22. odard 7, John Rindahl 3, Jus- Franks master Kip Long at rev. 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Williams Street Paulding, OH 45879 Riverside priced right Hardware Phone: 419-399-2542 Antwerp Senior Boston Hormann scores against the Eagles Monday-Friday 2pm–4pm ! Hours: on Saturday, December 1st. More pics at www.westbend- Everyday Mon.-Sat. 10:30 - 9:30 No additional discounts will be available on these advertised specials. Sun. 11:00 - 9:30 news.net Spruce up your home for the holidays! We can “Color Match” your paint. Christmas lights PLEASE HELP & Decorations too! Phone: 419-258-1917 • 14777 S.R. 49 - Antwerp • “North of Antwerp, just before the bridge.” The Village Players of Hicksville, OH, proudly present WIN A FREE MRI UNIT View our video entered in the Siemens “Win an MRI” contest and at the Huber Opera House and Civic Center vote at downtown Hicksville, Ohio www.winanmri.com Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8, 7:00 p.m. Archers Amanda Riebersal (12) and Bryn Schlatter (11) work Sunday, December 9, 2:30 p.m. VOTE DAILY THROUGH to keep the ball away from the Kalida Wildcats in their No- vember 29th game. More pics at www.westbendnews.net Ticket Prices: Adults - $10 Seniors/Students - $8 Children - $6 DECEMBER 31ST 65 & Over $1 Off Admission with donation of canned food for FOR RENT: THIS SPACE 13 & Under Christ’s Cupboard or new toy for Christmas for Kids! Remodeled weekly if you request. High-trafﬁc area. This is a great asset for our community! Tickets will be available at the door or order online at Convenient location. All maint. included. www.HicksvilleVillagePlayers.com Call 419-258-2000 for more info For questions or to reserve seats for a large group, please call 419-487-0976 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • www.westbendnews.net PAGE 5 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 RaidRrport e reality is that the people you You will then be pulled person, who remains anony- 3-pointers), TJ Short 4, Tim unfortunately, are not always love the most are the people by horses around the eight mous. What a difference Ryan 4, Anthony Smith 12, able to personally cover all the e that hurt you the most. So, when they hurt you it cuts decorated acres filled with Christmas lights and piped in it makes to the cost of the new home. If anyone within Nate Ganger 5, Jared DeLong 9, and Travis Woodard 2. sports happenings in the area. If you do not see your school’s deep because they are sup- music. You will enjoy the nos- Paulding County has proper- The Lady Archers and coverage in The West Bend pose to be your shoulder to talgia of riding in the open ty they would like to donate to Lady Eagles also took it to the News please, contact your cry on, and not the thing that just like they did back in the Habitat we would be so grate- net on December 1. school and ask them to get the makes you cry. You do not day (some still do). ful. We would prefer in town In JV the Lady Archers information to us. They can e- want to forgive them for hurt- Nativity scenes, Santa where we have water and sew- came out on top with a final mail it at www.westbend@ve- ing you, but you have to and Clauses, snowflakes along er. Again this keeps the cost score of 32-19. rizon.net or fax it at 419-258- that’s a fact. Why do you need with a tunnel of lights are just of the home down consider- In Varsity action the Lady 1313 or drop it by the office in to forgive them though? some of the sights you will ably. That is our goal to build Archers pulled off a victory Antwerp between the hours of I do not like to forgive see. a house that is very nice but over the Fayette Lady Eagles 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mon- people because I fear they Bring your cameras to still reasonably priced. in a final score of 45-29. day through Friday. will hurt me again. Forgiving take a picture of your chil- Habitat for Humanity is The Paulding Panthers elsy Lynne Mansﬁeld by: ChShuherk is necessary though because dren talking to Mr. and Mrs. going to expand our opera- and Wayne Trace Raiders if you do not you will lose a Santa Claus. The children will tions and take on remodel- battled in basketball action in Dog Grooming & Boarding lot of friendships through- also receive a treat. ing or rehabilitation of homes Panther country on Decem- 2187 CR 144, Has anyone heard the say- out your life. Friends are not This is a good way for you within our county. Should ber 1 as well. Antwerp, OH 45813 ing,” forgive and forget?” I am something that you should let and your family to experience you feel you might have a The varsity game was hard sure most of you have, and I slip through your fingers. So, an old fashioned experience home that we could either re- fought and ended with a score 419-258-1442 am sure most of you know forgive people for their mis- that will create a new holiday model or repair for a family of 60-36, the Raiders victori- Pickup or how hard it is to do that. Peo- takes because you would want tradition. let us know. The house would ous. delivery available on ple are taught all their lives to them to do the same for you. Call for an appointment, have to be owned by Habitat Editor’s note: We, at West forgive. It starts when you are select days, Payne & Lastly, move on because bring your holiday spirits and until the cost is received from Bend News, do our best to a young child, and your mom if you spend too much time enjoy the nostalgia. the work that we would put serve all of Paulding County Antwerp areas. tells you to tell a sibling or Is your dog missing? Call Dave dwelling on the bad things Look for more informa- in it but then it would be the including the schools. We, Cline at our local shelter 399-9728 another child “sorry.” Then, then you will miss out on a tion in the ad in this week’s owners free and clear. throughout the rest of your Hunt’s Engine & Machine lot in life. Life is too short to WBN. We see a great need to put life you also apologize for the miss out on a single moment families in homes that would same reasons. Those reasons in life. So, readers go forgive NEW PHONE NUMBER FOR replace the ones they are liv- 110 North Main Antwerp, OH 45813 are hurting someone either someone, or ask for their for- HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ing in at the present time that emotionally or physically. Of giveness and remember that are not worthy of them. This Complete Auto, Truck, course, when you are older it friends will never give up on At the recent meeting of new endeavor would get fam- Lawn & Garden Repair is usually more serious than you no matter what you do to the Habitat for Humanity of ilies into homes much quicker NEW SUMMER HOURS: Mon, Wed, Thur 9:00-6:00; taking a kid’s toy or pushing them. Paulding County it was de- than building a brand new Tues 9:00-8:00; Fri 9:00-5:00; Closed Saturday & Sunday them on the playground, but cided that we will be using a one. Engines Transmissions Tune-ups no matter what the offense is CLASSIC COUNTRY HOLI- different phone number for We have revised the in- Lube, Oil & Filter Batteries Shocks you must forgive that person. DAY HORSE DRAWN RIDES applicants and for people come guidelines for the Habi- Tires Stereos & Speakers Brakes There are many reasons why Remote Starters Alarms Systems Accessories who are interested in our or- tat application in hopes that it is hard to forgive, and why we will be able to help more Bill Hunt • Ph. 419-258-1800 By: Sue Knapp ganization who wish to con- FINANCIAL SERVICES you should forgive. If you want to do some- tact us. From now on please people in our county. To ap- Whether you are trying thing special this holiday contact the secretary Eileen ply for a home, an applicant to forgive a friend, or you are asking for a friend’s forgive- ness it is hard. Why is it hard season, if you need to just get away from the stress of traf- Kochensparger at 419-399- 5818 or by snail mail at 15261 must have earned income. Child support and food New Year’s Eve Dance though? Well, before I tell fic and shopping, head out to SR 613, Paulding, Ohio. stamps are not earned in- at Classic Country and enjoy a It is hoped that we can be- come. Monthly income must you, listen to what William horse drawn ride. gin building the fourth house be a least $1000.00 a month. VFW Gold Star Post 5087 Antwerp Blake says, “It is easier to for- This is the second year really soon if the weather We are finding that families 9:00 pm till ? give an enemy than to forgive for the rides. You will enter cooperates with us. It will who need our assistance are a friend.” the barn decorated with fiber be located on West Jackson those who receive only SSI Music by: Brighter Days DJ’s One of the main reasons which does not meet the min- that I feel why it is hard to optic trees and lights, among Street next to the first house imum criteria. Thus we are Members & Guests other things and you can even in Paulding. Ground break- forgive is because friends are pet the baby horse. ing was in October and will considering the remodeling Invited • Mon. Dec. 31st not supposed to hurt you. The be owned by Marla Hersh- or repair of a home should we berger and her children. You feel that it would be accept- can drive by and see the big Habitat for Humanity sign able to the Habitat rules. We are in need of mem- Country Mercantile bers on the board. We are out in front. Gifts and Decorations in the Farm House Clip-n-Tan To refresh your memo- ries, a Habitat house is owned by our committee until the in the process at this time of looking for anyone within the community or in the Our old farm house is ﬁlled with ornaments, centerpieces, wreaths, angels, stars, red hat, gingerbread, OSU, Purdue, IU and great stocking stuffers. We have useful gifts and homedecor in lodge, primitive, rustic, Tuscany mortgage is paid which is county who would be willing and Victorian styles. We do not carry brand name collectibles or antiques. Holiday Gift Baskets & usually a 20 year mortgage. to come to our meetings and We carry very affordable, unusual items that aren’t available in most stores. The mortgage is interest free help with the work of Habitat Open Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday thru Dec. 30th. Gift Certicates Available but payments are due each for Humanity. We meet once New Holiday Hours: Friday & Saturday 10-5, a month as a board and on oc- Sunday 12:30-5; Cash & Checks only Whatever your holiday needs are we can specialize a basket month by the family. The cost for you with hair, nail, tanning or massage products. If you of the house depends on how casion as a committee. At the We are located 1½ miles south of State Route 613 on the IN/OH State Line Road. don’t need a gift basket, Gift Certificates are always available. many volunteer workers we present time we have several can bring in and also how who are not able to be on the Haircare by - Stacy, Tammy & Jessi much the building supplies board because they have ful- Barbering by - Lynn will cost us. The more we can filled their three year term Massage by - Kay get donated, including the but still kept their committee Facial waxing by - Stacy & Jessi labor, the cheaper the house. position. You can only be on We are hoping to have lots of the board six years and then Nails by - Rosie * HOLIDAY SPECIAL * you must go off for a year. volunteers to help with this Manicure - $11.00 * Pedicure - $23.00 house since it is in Paulding Members of the board are: Tanning certificates & basket sets also available this time. Keith Klopfenstein, Roger The Hershberger family Gasser, Eileen Kochensparger 260-632-4091 will be expected to put in 250 (Max), Lisa McClure (Terry), Karen Fetter (Jack), Mary hours of sweat equity hours. 22133 Main St. • Woodburn Marla has already completed Clark (Steve), Chris Corwin her required hours at NO- (Gerald), Donna Miller, Paul CAC, Northwest Ohio Com- Stabler, Candy Hawk (Paul), munity Action Committee, Jane Gray (Tony), Jan Com- out of Defiance, where she mers. Committee members joined a money management are Evelyn Goings (Robert), course. When an applicant Al Leininger, Keith Wiese- does this, they are required to han, Tom Diaz, Paul Hawk By Appointment Only!!! start a savings account with and Amy Haines (Ken). NOCAC and when the house Please feel free to contact is completely finished and all any member and we will be papers are signed, then NO- glad to talk to you. We are CAC will match the funds in- also open to coming to a vested by Marla and this will meeting that you might need go back to Habitat to cover a speaker for. any closing costs, or if there should be a down payment (Continued from Page 4) needed on the property that tin Johnson 5, Hayden Krick the house would be built on. 2, and Shaile Chamberlain 3. Marla received credit to- In the varsity game the Ar- wards her sweat equity hours chers came out on top of the by going to the classes and Eagles in a final score of 62- also she and the children 30, giving the varsity Archers helped at the Guyton home in a record of 2-1. Melrose. Scoring in the varsity The property for the first game against the Fayette Ea- house and this fourth house gles were Boston Hormann 4, were donated by a generous Bob Bragg 22 (6 scored were PAGE 6 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • firstname.lastname@example.org The Last week’s answers to “Before & After” The West Bend News “Christmas Trivia” AHS Crossword Puzzle 1 2 3 D U M B J 4 U P U Angle 5 S A M C 6 1 2 3 I P P O W E R 7 N E O S 4 8 9 By: Chelsea Vail E M E R G E N C Y C U 5 S O O B Oh, the weather outside S 10 L O N D O N D S 6 is frightful… Just as some A T I T 7 would deem the upcoming B R L I ASVAB test. An assessment 11 12 F O O D H E A R T required of all eleventh I L U graders, the ASVAB will be 13 14 8 C N A T administered this Wednes- 15 16 17 day. Take heart, though, M H G N A V Y T I M E 9 juniors. Formal testing pro- A R E I I 18 19 20 10 cedures being conducted by G U I T A R M A R K M 21 11 a man or woman in uniform I S S O D A O E at least makes for an inter- C T L 22 C R U I S E esting atmosphere. M K But the fire (in the Archers’ 23 C L A S S 12 13 14 basketball performances) is S so delightful… JH Boys Basketball: De- 15 16 17 cember 6, 4:45, @ Holgate; December 11, 5:00, Hicks- 18 ville 19 20 Freshman Boys Basket- ball: December 8, 10:00, Holgate; December 10, 5:00, @ Crestview Varsity Girls Basketball: 21 December 6, 6:00, Conti- nental 22 Varsity Boys Basketball: 23 December 8, 6:30, Conti- nental; December 11, 6:00, Ottoville Across 1. In "Frosty the Snowman" this person brought Down 2. Visions of these danced in the children's And since we’ve no place to go (that could possibly be Barb’s Custom Embroidery Frosty back to life. heads. more amusing than this)… Contract Embroiderer The third and fourth grade Applique, Transfers & Sign Vinyl 5. These glittery bits of metal are hung on a 3. Most elves wear these on the tips of their classes will present a Winter Christmas tree. shoes. and we offer Carlson Craft Wedding Choral Concert next Mon- day, December 10. Their Invitations & Varsity Jackets 6. The name of the little girl in "The 4. This country is attributed to starting the Since 1997 Nutcracker". traditions of Christmas gifts. noteworthy (pun intended!) performance will begin at 14845 State Route 111, Deﬁance, OH 43512 8. This is Scrooge's first name? 6. The fruit that St. Nick's nose is like. 7:30 p.m. in the auditeria. 419-393-2226 Come and enjoy one of the email@example.com 9. This person lost $8,000 in "It's A Wonderful 7. Put this on top of the tree if you don't have a few instances in which the Life". star. little darlings are actually 10. His eyes were made of coal. 10. This is how much Lucy charges for her encouraged to be louder psychiatric services in "A Charlie Brown and more energetic (insert 11. This snowflake tells you she's in town by "tap, knowing grin here). Collision - Custom - Restoration Christmas." tap, tappin' at your windowpane". Word of the Week: 13. This man wrote "A Christmas Carol." Yen \YEN \ noun/verb 12. The author of "The Night Before Christmas" compares St. Nick's cheeks to these flowers. 1. A strong desire or in- 14. This is the name of the most famous clination; a longing Jaimie L. Larson 15. In the song, "Grandma Got Run Over By A Christmas ballet. 2. To have a strong desire 626 N. Williams St. Reindeer", Grandma went to get this. 16. This is the city where "Miracle on 34th Street or inclination; to long Paulding, Ohio 45879 took place. Example: “The frost on Phone: 419-399-9544 19. This popular Christmas toy is based on a 1903 my windshield that necessi- firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 419-399-0534 political caricature. 17. Frosty's nose was made of this. tates the use of an ice scrap- er makes me yen for warmer Huber Opera House 21. Brenda Lee was doing this "Around the 18. This type of canned pie filling is a big seller at Christmas Tree." Christmas. weather.” Let it snow, let it snow, let 22. The color of the Grinch. 20. The name of the first reindeer Santa calls in it snow… Early dismissal, & Civic Center Upcoming Events anyone? 157 E. High • Hicksville • 419-542-9553 23. One of the three gifts given to the child Jesus. "The Night Before Christmas". Fri., Sat., 12/7-8 7pm; Sun 12/9 2:30pm - Village Players present ANNUAL HOLIDAY DINNER “THE BEST LITTLE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER” AT PAYNE ST. PAUL UNITED Healthcare Staff and Family Dynamics Sat. 12/15 - 10-12 - Casting Call for “SHOWBOAT” METHODIST CHURCH Sun. 12/16 - 3-5pm - Casting Call...in Auditorium. This Rogers & Hammerstein Musical was produced in the The Payne St. Paul United FREE CEU Presentation with Methodist Church is once again holding their Holiday Huber 30 years ago. Directed by Keith Countryman. It will again grace the stage February 8-10th. Call Huber ofﬁce if you cannot be present for auditions. Dinner. This event will be Lunch Provided held on Saturday, December 8, in the church fellowship Mon. 12/17 - 7:30pm - Hicksville High School Chorus Christmas Concert hall. Serving will be from Thurs. 12/20 - 7:30pm - ANTWERP COMMUNITY BAND Presented by Jackie Snyder, RN Clinical Liaison for 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. CONCERT Healthcare Ventures of Ohio There will be door prizes Fri. 12/28 - Private Party given throughout the eve- Tuesday, Dec. 11th from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Main BUSTED ning. Following the swiss steak Conference Room at Paulding County Hospital meal everyone is invited to enjoy Christmas music and KNUCKLES Sponsored by: Hawthorn Court of Paulding carols led by David Snyder, church organist. Music will and Brookview Care Center of Deance begin at 7:00 p.m. and will RSVP Required for Lunch at 419-399-4940 last approximately a half hour. 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Everyone wel- come. 419-399-5360 or 419-39-WE FIX PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • www.westbendnews.net PAGE 7 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 it’s where they want to down east to Florida, Ohio, rest. they have nested in that area The grass is short and well- for years. I am very happy mowed, to see them work their way the weeds are all gone. up to our area. I knew Ray Not a voice is raised in Gross has seen them around laughter, the river and Cindy and everyone sleeps alone. Terry Bowers have watched Every cemetery is still them also. except for the birds. Right in the area we have Why does it make a differ- a lot of wild life. We also ence? have deer, fox, coyote, Ca- It really seems absurd. nadian Honkers, mallards, Cold, dry, hard dirt is all ducks, pheasants, wild tur- the same keys and all the smaller ro- the Universe around. dents and pests. John Potter, NOW READ THIS ed the Flag, the only sounds So, why do I want to go who lives south of Sherwood heard were from the birds in back home and lay in Ant- on US 127, says he has more By: Stan Jordan that big oak. werp’s ground? wild turkeys than he does I read a letter from a good As I looked around, I knew This poem was written by sparrows. friend of mine over in Bluff- if I closed my eyes I could Rubie Meredith, my sister. In the winter when Gale ton. She had gotten notice imagine that I was in the An- See, Ya! drives the Vantage school that she must go to a funeral twerp Cemetery, she writes. bus, he says south of Payne in Maryland. Except for the tombstones ANTWERP HISTORY when the deer bunch up, When they left Bluffton and American Flags, Antwerp it is common to see 80 in a it was January 10 and a cold Cemetery was just as well kept By: Stan Jordan group. Other people say the bristly day in the 30’s. When and as beautiful. I think the I had a very interesting same. Bob Lichty, the bar- they arrived in Annapolis it flags on the veteran’s graves talk with Jim Pendergrast ber, has seen them. was 71 degrees. It was a beau- in Antwerp makes the scene the other day about our ea- Back in the late 1940’s tiful day, even flowers bloom- so much more meaningful. gles. and into the 1950’s, Pauld- ing in protected places. They There is the centuries old The other morning I fi- ing County was the Pheas- STAN AND PAULINE ON THE The Kelbles came from felt strange wearing winter thoughts or quotation, “I nally saw one of the eagles ant Capitol of Ohio. We had ROAD the Baden-Baden area clothes and the weather so want to be buried at my old that frequent our area. pheasants all over, some- in Germany and settled nice. hometown”. I remember my About ¼ of a mile north of times you had to slow your By: Stan Jordan around Blakeslee in Wil- Bill’s funeral service was father singing two songs back the river bridge on the east The story this week is not liams County, Ohio. Don’s car down to let them cross in a beautiful, strange little in the 1930’s about this same side is where that old brick of Antwerp History, but of grandfather, Nickolas Kel- the road. Well, after a few church that had been built in situation: “As I Walked out in house used to sit. Well, it Payne History. We made a ble, the main person in the years of heavy hunting and the mid 1700’s. the Streets of Loradeo” and has been torn down now for couple trips to Payne to see column today, was born the farms using insecticide, Burial was in a huge cem- “Oh Bury Me Not on the Lone years, but a couple of good Jeff Temple’s memorabilia there on February 4, 1868. the pheasants just disap- etery that looked strange also, Prairie”. They paid no heed to sized trees are still there. collection and I became ac- The family came south to peared. As I understand, Payne in later years. Nicko- because there were no tomb- his dying prayer. Up in the very top I saw the insecticide would kill quainted with Don Kelble stones only a rectangular After much thinking the this huge bird. He was no and his sister Sue Baumle. las operated a meat market the embryo in the eggs and in Payne (around 1900) for brass marker set down even lady wrote the following less that three feet from his the hen could not raise a live They had numerous pictures in the grass with the inscrip- poem: of the old timers cutting ice many years. It was the need head to his feet and it looked chick. Well, that soon done tion there on. Why do all men think out of the Flat Rock Creek of ice to chill his meat and like he was 8 or 9 inches away with the pheasant As Bill was a serviceman their hometown is the best? and storing it until it was products in the hot weather through, he wasn’t fat like a population. But now here, from 1947-1954, it was a mili- And when they pass the used the following summer. that inspired him to cut the buzzard. That was my first 40 years later, we are get- tary funeral. As the men fold- Golden Strand, First we’ll talk about ice in the winter and store it eagle sighting. ting some pheasants back. Don Kelble. He was born until needed in summer. So I was telling Harry A few of the people and the He had about a 12x38 Cottrell about it and he said Conservation Club has re- in Payne in July of 1950. He Local Manufacturer of that he has seen that bird in leased some partly grown attended St. John’s Catholic building. It was located a School and then finished little behind what is now the Quality Animal Feeds the same tree a couple times birds and we are having and graduated at Payne Payne Masonic Temple. It and it is an eagle. some around now. But they for over 85 years. Jim Pendergrast says they are still scarce. It’s a sudden High School in 1969. He is was close to the river’s edge so will eat anything, it doesn’t semi-retired now. (Continued on Page 9) pleasure to see one along the Serving Since 1920 Joe Smalley - Kennel Mate Dealer in have to be alive. They will road and you can out north Paulding County – 419-258-7245 • 419-258-2584 also eat carrion like buz- around the Conservation zards will. He says from Club. P.O. 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See us for all your 5045 U.S. 24 East Gale’s mother-in-law, Mrs. Barbara Girlie, lives Yes, this story started out about eagles, under the insurance needs Antwerp, OH 45813 two miles south of Power heading of “Antwerp’s His- Dam and all those people in tory”. But wildlife is part Quality Service (419) 258-2727 that area see the eagles oc- of Antwerp’s history. We casionally. I know that on have quite a bit of wildlife Antwerp Insurance Agency now and always have. I can remember back in the early 312 S. Main St. 1930’s, everybody hunted Antwerp, Ohio 45813 and ate the game they got. Nothing was wasted. Like 419-258-5511 I said, the pheasants dwin- firstname.lastname@example.org HIGH-SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET dled out in a few years. 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It is guys like Jim Pender- grast, the Antwerp Conser- chuck’s tires New & Used Tires • Lube, vation Club and all the oth- Oil, Filter, Batteries, Brakes and more for Call es er clubs in Paulding County US 24 West Pric and the bird watchers and all of us who love the wild Antwerp, OH 45813 life we will help see that this M-F 8-6; Sat 8-3; Sun 10-4 dream comes true. See, Ya! (419) 258-8895 SAN ERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRES ANTWERP TIRE PAGE 8 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • email@example.com PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • www.westbendnews.net PAGE 9 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 which shall not include the committee that any project and Sera Doughty, 5385 Museum for the winter. It is cost of land acquisition. that exceeds a cost of over Peachtree Dunwoody Road, not closed the entire month The following minutes are $45,000.00 will be required Apartment 520, Atlanta, GA of January (even though it from the committee meet- by State law to advertise for 30342. will probably be a cold, cold ing that was held to discuss “Request for Qualification” To help with daily expens- month). JPHS will begin 2008 the construction of four ball from any engineering firm es Sera continues to make her with its annual meeting on fields, concession stand, rest interested in this project. jewelry to sell. She uses qual- Sunday, January 20, 2008, at rooms and a 200 space park- Travis McGarvey will pre- ity stones and sterling silver 2:00 p.m. There has been dis- ing facility and storage room. pare an add to be published accessories. The jewelry con- cussion about having a “mini The Village Recreation Com- in area newspaper for the tinues to be sold at the Tips- antique road show-type pro- mittee and Parks Board and R.F.Q.’s. N-Tan Day Spa in Antwerp gram” in conjunction with representatives of the Pauld- Toney Hoeffel will have and also will be featured at that meeting. This is subject ing Ball Association met on the actual acreage needed for the Huber Opera House in to change, but please watch November 26, 2007 at the vil- the next meeting. Hicksville on Saturday, De- your West Bend News for lage council chambers. Also, The committee recom- cember 1 beginning at 10:00 more information. in attendance were Mayor mends not to downsize the a.m. or on Sunday, Decem- Regular Tuesday open-to- Cutting ice out of Flat Rock Creek Greg White, Tony Hoeffle project. ber 2 beginning at 1:00 p.m. the-public days begin January (Continued from Page 7) sold some to his friends who and Todd Roth of Hoeffle En- In all probability this will The Huber is allowing this 22, 2008 (10–4). If you have had an ice box. gineering, Bryan, Ohio and become a village park. sale, since Jim has been one “cabin fever” by the middle they didn’t have to move the Nickolas Kelble had six Dennis Miller of Maumee The extra land can be used of their sound technicians in of January, please come out to ice too far. children, four boys and two Valley Planning. for future park expansion, the past. Fairground Drive in Paulding This one picture shows girls. His one son, Nick, oper- There were 15 members such as tennis courts, shelter Gifts to the Jim Doughty and see what the Museum has Nick with his ice saw. It had a ated the Dew Drop Inn, a bar present. house, picnic and playground Foundation can be made at St to offer! powerful gasoline engine that and grill in Payne for over 40 Chairman Randy Daeger area. John Lutheran Church, 812 E. —Cara Lou Strahley, operated a saw blade that was years. Joseph was Don’s fa- opened the meeting with the Travis will contact the High Street, Hicksville or at JPHS Secretary about three feet from side to ther. He was an employee of Paulding Ball Association committee for the next meet- the Antwerp Exchange Bank, side. They would take a line the Paulding County R.E.A. presenting an update on the ing when the Ball Association Antwerp. PAULDING COUNTY ANNUAL and mark out a section about and later on was an electri- 10 possible locations for the has narrowed down the land LETTER TO THE EDITOR FINANCIAL REPORT 18 inches each way, some- cian for Dana in Fort Wayne. 30 acres needed for the com- location and Grant informa- thing like a checkerboard and He later retired there. plex. tion. The Paulding County an- as deep as the water was fro- Mrs. Kochensparger and Nickolas died on February It was decided that the lo- committee went “over and nual financial report is now zen. They would cut the ice as 14, 1940 and is buried in St. cations be prioritized for ap- JIM DOUGHTY UPDATE AND completed and is available for close to the lines as possible. above” in putting on this John’s Cemetery in Payne. praisals when needed. JEWELRY SALE year’s Festival of Trees at the inspection at the office of the After being cut, the 18 At the time of his death, Dennis Miller will be County Auditor. inch pieces would be lifted by John Paulding Historical So- Nick owned quite a bit of land working on grant funding Jim Doughty is preparing ciety Museum. I am at a loss —Susan K. Simpson, those pliers type ice tongs at east of Payne, that is still un- for the purchase of the land. for his bone marrow trans- Paulding County Auditor that time. Once they got this for words to express just how der the family name and is Dennis explained two grants plant which is scheduled for much time and effort it took on piece of ice on top of the sur- likely to stay there. that are available. Land and December 6 (which is also the part of everyone involved, PAULDING COUNTY COM- face of the river it was fairly Don has a sister, Sue Kelble Water Conservation Fund, Sera’s birthday). Jim is the MISSIONERS easy to slide them over to the but it was well worth it! Do- Baumle, who was very helpful which has a 50% assistance son-in-law of Don and Re- nors of silent-auction items elevator that lifted them up to with this report. She has two program. bekah Smith of Antwerp. For The Paulding County the storage barn. They had a were very generous again boys and a girl and lives in the Nature Works Grant, with five days prior to the trans- this year, and I hope readers Commissioners will meet in pole that they could push the Payne area. a 75% assistance. plant, he will receive another special session to discuss the ice chunks easily along. will patronize their establish- See, Ya! It was noted that the pro- regiment of out-patient high- ments. Without faithful do- Paulding County Jail Con- This picture shows the ele- gram has only $7,500.00 for dose chemotherapy and then struction on Thursday, De- vator with a large gasoline en- nors and generous members, PAULDING BASEBALL COM- Paulding County at the pres- will be hospitalized for the the Museum couldn’t serve cember 13, at 1:30 p.m. at the gine that furnished the power ent time. Grant deadline is Nature Center located across to operate the elevator. PLEX LAND ACQUISITION transplant itself. Providing he Paulding County as it does at February 1, 2008 for Natures does not have any reactions from Parc Lane School on The storage building had a AND GRANT FUNDING Work Grant. the present time. or fevers, they will let him go I have read both of her Fairground Drive. complete inside wall and that Tony Hoeffle will check “home” that same day. They was filled with saw dust, this This project has been made interesting reports on the on the Major League Baseball would continue their normal Festival; however, as an of- being a very good insulation possible from funds available of Tomorrow Grant deadline Be sure to tell the busi- from the Lela McGuire Jef- “everyday visit to the clinic” ficer at the Museum, I felt I material. Even the ceiling was January 1, 2008 or April 1, routine for 60 to 100 days. nesses you patronize, that insulated. Nick used the ice fery Trust. These funds shall should clarify the statement you saw their ad in the West 2008. Their new address is Jim concerning the closing of the for his meat market and also be used for Construction only Roger Sierer informed the Bend News. Call 419-258-2000 Fax 419-258-1313 Email firstname.lastname@example.org www.westbendnews.net PAGE 10 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • email@example.com “FROM THE VANTAGE Paulding County’s POINT”: HEALTH CAREERS AT VANTAGE Students of the Month What are the first few NOVEMBER 2007 jobs that come to mind when + Paulding County has great students and we want to recognize them and their achievements. someone talks about a career Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative, Inc. has teamed up with the West Bend News to bring in the field of healthcare? you this information. We will be delivering different schools’ students each month (2 elementary You’re probably thinking and 1 High School) from OUR county. Congratulations to these young people! A doctors, dentists and nurses. Antwerp HighRobert andStudent of the Monthhas one sibling,isWade, who is aLynn is a senior this year and is the daughter of School’s Diane Haller. She for November Lynn Haller. sophomore. But those are only three of more than a hundred differ- Lynn keeps very busy with her part time job in the bakery at Kammeyer’s located in Antwerp. She also volun- ent health care professions. teers at the Manor House Assisted Living Facility on the weekends helping with activities and lunch. At school, Health care professions are she is a teacher’s aid and a member of FTA (Future Teachers of America). She is in Art Club, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl and choir. She has also tutored and she helps with the food pantry in Paulding. As you can jobs that maintain the health see, Lynn loves to serve others in the community. and condition of the human She loves math and wants to be a CPA. She is not quite certain which college she will attend, but she is ready body. Those include athletic to be independent. trainers, physician assistants, Lynn and her family love their pets. They have a black lab mixed named Bubba, who came to them as a stray, pharmacy technicians, radi- ﬁsh and birds, Pauly and Sonny. Her hobbies include listening to music and reading. ology technologists, respi- Last but not least, Lynn is very thankful to her parents for all their help and encouragement they have given her. ratory therapists, surgical We are proud to name Lynn Student of the Month! technologists and emergency medical technicians just to S t. John the Baptist Catholic School’s Student of the Month for November is Libby Stabler. She is in 6th grade and Mrs. Harp is her teacher name a few! The Vantage Health Ca- Libby is the daughter of Kenny and Rhonda Stabler of Payne. She is an out- reers program prepares stu- standing honor roll student. Her favorite subject is math. Libby is a very active dents for entry-level positions participant St. John’s Church. She has been a server, lector, and plays the piano in the field of health. In this during Mass. Her hobbies include summer softball and playing basketball for St. two-year program, students John’s School. Libby’s favorite sports team is Ohio State. Congratulations Libby! are taught a wide variety of Paulding County is proud of you! patient health care skills. The Dustin Geckle, a junior from Continental in the Vantage junior Health Careers class Health Careers program, uses a microscope to identify N athan Zuber has been chosen as Antwerp Elementary’s Student of the Month for November. Nathan has already learned about pathogens on a slide during lab. is a 6th grader who has outstanding grades for the ﬁrst 9 weeks. His parents, Mr. & Mrs. Steve Zuber, hospital bed making, feeding are very proud of his accomplishments. patients, giving a bed sham- ed in the field of health. Many Vantage for their academic poo and shave, teeth and nail His favorite subject of study is Social Studies and he is deﬁnitely cheering for the OSU Buckeyes in their of the students continue their classes and then work in a care for patients and the im- next game. He loves corn on the cob. He also enjoys hunting, farming and sports. He also thinks his friends education and study to be- health care setting, under portance of hand washing. are pretty cool in school! The T.V. show “Mail Call” on the History Channel is tops too. come nurses and medical close supervision of a partici- They have also learned One would think that with all he enjoys doing he wouldn’t have time for anything else, but he does. He assistants,” says Mrs. Reesa pating employer and senior how to operate the autoclave likes to read and his favorite book is the Red Badge of Courage. Keep up the good work Nathan! Rohrs, junior Health Careers Health Careers instructor (which sterilizes equipment) instructor. “This curriculum Mrs. Shirley Jarvis. In addi- and how to transfer a patient PAULDING-PUTNAM ELECTRIC from a bed using three differ- is rigorous. In addition to lab, all Health Careers students tion to receiving lab credits for their job, they also earn a COOPERATIVE, INC. ent techniques – the mechan- ical lift, a wheelchair and lift take anatomy, physiology and paycheck. chemistry which helps them If you’re interested in find- sheets. so much as they continue in ing out more about the Health ASKS THE STUDENTS TO KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. Students have started a the field.” Careers program at Vantage, new unit on CPR using the During the senior year, call Student Services at 1- OHIO FARM BUREAU HON- “Heartsaver CPR in Schools” Health Careers is a Co-op 800-686-3944 ext. 140. ORS GILLMOR program provided by the program. Students attend American Heart Association. COLUMBUS, OH—A In addition to CPR certifica- Earl Johnston crowded room of over 800 people watched Thursday tion, they will also be certified in the use of the Automated Missing pictures? We have a stack of pictures here at West Bend News from previous publications. General Home Repair night as the Ohio Farm Bu- External Defibrillator (AED). Christmas Gif t Wrap Also Specializing in Mobile Home Repair reau Federation (OFBF) hon- In December, students ored the late Congressman will begin their clinical skills Paul Gillmor (R-Tiffin) for practice. Each student is re- quired to spend 16 hours in Bows & Bags P.O. Box 621 his commitment to agricul- ture in the state. Gillmor was a long term care facility with Antwerp, Ohio 45813 Ph: (419) 506-0425 a clinical instructor. Van- honored with four additional agricultural leaders who re- tage students go to VanCrest ceived the OFBF’s Distin- HealthCare Center in Van ESALE guished Service Award at its Wert and are instructed by Everyday Greeting Cards 2 for $1.00 Fran White, RN. During clin- O L R ES annual meeting in Columbus. Accepting his award was the late Congressman’s wife, Dr. icals, students perform skills that they’ve been taught at DOLLAR STORE I 837 N. Williams Street • Paulding, OH • (419) 399-2960 WH Karen Gillmor, a former two- Vantage. This 16 hour clinical Mon-Sat 9-6; Sun 12-5 experience completes the 75 T term Ohio State Senator. hour state mandated Nurse Congressman Gillmor was serving in his tenth term Aid Training Program. Upon TAZ Construction Services LLC completion, students are eli- Tony Zartman All Brands and Sizes as a member of the United States House of Representa- gible to take the two part State 4376 Rd. 33, Payne, Ohio 45880 cars • trucks • motorcycles • atvs tives when he passed away in Nurse Aid test. The Nurse Aid September. During his long Training Program is now an Phone 419-263-2977 career in Congress, Gillmor entry-level requirement for Customer Satisfaction is Our Specialty Sherry Sales and Service most college health career held numerous leadership *Remodeling & New Construction 9917 Road 171, Oakwood, OH roles including serving as programs. Vantage Health the Ranking Member of the Careers students get a jump * Free Estimate 419-594-3305 Subcommittee on Financial start on their future plans by * Insured Institutions and Consumer receiving this certification during their junior year. I Cor. 10:31 - whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Credit, Chairman of the Sub- committee on Environment Dustin Geckle, a junior and Hazardous Materials and as Vice President of the from Continental and one of five young men in the pro- SPECIAL Jim’s NATO Parliamentary As- gram is happy with his choice. sembly. Prior to his election “I want to be a pediatrician, so to Congress, Gillmor served coming to the Health Careers in the Ohio Senate for twenty- program at Vantage helps me two years. As a State Senator, learn and experience what it he was unanimously elected will be like to work with pa- Republican leader five times, tients of all different ages.” and he served as President of Michele Foertch, a Van Wert junior said, “I really hadn’t Daily Lunch Specials the Senate for three General PI ZZ A Assemblies. planned on coming to Van- The Paul and Karen Gill- tage. When I came for Sopho- mor family has been a mem- more Day and visited Health Careers, I realized how much Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - Close ber of Seneca County Farm Bureau since 1973. The Gill- I wanted to care for people and make a difference in their Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:30 am mor family farms more than 800 acres in Seneca and San- lives. My plan is to become an LARGE 1 TOPPING PIZZA OB nurse.” CJ King, another New Owners: Teresa & John dusky counties. Among the many initiatives Congress- man Gillmor championed in Van Wert junior chose Health Careers “because I like a chal- only $5.99 + tax lenge. I want to be an RN and 122 W. Perry St. the House, he was recently successful as the only Ohioan named to the Energy Confer- this class gives me good expe- rience.” 1-260-632-9700 419-399-9453 (Continued on Page 12) “There are so many career options for students interest- Woodburn, IN Special expires December 31, 2007 • Must bring coupon in for offer. PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • www.westbendnews.net PAGE 11 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 CLASSIFIED ADS GET YOUR MESSAGE Have Something to sell? Sell it in the Classifieds! OUT IN THE WEST BEND NEWS. Classified ads are $5.00 for 25 words or less and only $.10 for Classiﬁeds are $5.00 for 25 words or less each additional word. and $.10 for each additional word. Bold is $1.00 additional. News items Fax: (419) 258-1313 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org P.O. Box 1008, Antwerp, OH 45813 are always free!!! HOLIDAYS CATCHING UP FOR RENT: 3 BEDROOM Sylvia’S Country with you! No time to clean! Give me a call, 419-393-2702 mobile home in Leinard’s Manufactured Home Commu- Portraits ask for Anne. 47-49p nity. $425 a month includes Starting Nov. 26 thru Dec. 8 DESIGN YOUR FUTURE with sewer/water & garbage. De- Christmas Pictured are Mrs. Jami Nathan, Joe Snyder, Sydney Provines, Home and Garden Party! Con- posit required, no pets. Call Auctions Family Photographs tact Designers Jason or Kelly, 419-258-2710. tf FRI., DEC. 7 & 21 AT 6 P.M. Tiffany Spangler, Mallory Laney, Rick Small and Jade Van- 419-749-2646. Job opportu- WEST BEND PRINTING & ♦ LARGE VARIETY OF ITEMS! ♦ Packages are $30.00 Cleve. nites, Book A Party, or shop on Publishing can take care of all for 3 - 8x10 sheets CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS our student council members line @ homeandgardenparty. your printing needs! We do PORTER AUCTION com. Use ID jasonandkelly. invitations, bulletins, business 19326 Co. Rd. 60 Session Fee Included CAME TO OAKWOOD EL- presented Joe Snyder and 47-50 cards—you name it, we prob- Grover Hill, OH 419-587-3770 www.sylviascountryportraits.com EMENTARY Mrs. Jami Nathan a check ably do it! Call us today at 419- Christmas Auction for $928.80 for the Oakwood HOLIDAY GIFT SPECIAL: Full body massage and hot stone 258-2000. Every Saturday at 6 pm. 419-258-2207 Capture a moment in time Rick Small for WDFM Christmas Elf Collection. massage. $10 off Carla’s Cut-n- FOR SALE: 1997 OLDS for a lifetime of memories. (98.1) visited Oakwood El- This money was donated by Curl, 258-2829. Marsha Cross Achieva. New brakes, battery, ementary on Wednesday, No- Oakwood Elementary stu- Licensed Massage Therapist. tires. Needs engine work/re- The Village of Cecil is accepting bids for vember 28. dents during their annual Gift certificates available on placed $600 or would trade for seasoned firewood. 419- Snow Removal within the Village Limits. During his live broadcast, penny pitch. Dec. 3,10,17. p 258-2821. p Please submit your bid along with proof of insurance to: RONZ NEONZ, OPEN DAI- FOR SALE: WHEEL CHAIR LY 11–1 & 3-5pm or by ap- Village of Cecil, PO Box 164, Cecil, OH 45821 lift for van. Works good, still in before December 15, 2007. , Carlene A. Turner, Clerk-Treasurer pointment (419-399-2981). van. Can see it operate. New, Neons, clocks, mirrors and bar signs. Great gifts!! Ohio $2,300.00, sell for $600 obo. 943 East High Street State, Harley, NFL, NASCAR Antwerp, 419-258-2362 or cell & more. Downtown Pauld- 260-760-8156. p Hicksville, OH 43526 YOU ARE INVITED TO A ing. www.ronzneonz.com Ph. 419-542-8913 49-51 weekly bible study w/ James Fax 419-542-7972 HANDYMAN FOR HIRE: 20+ and Mary Potter. Tuesdays yrs. experience; residential 6-8pm. 14396 CR 171, 1/2 mi. maintenance, woodworking, S of Cabbage Patch Restau- Clean & Comfortable! plumbing, electrical, paint- rant. 45-51 ing, carpentry. Can handle WANT WINDOW COVER- Motel & RV Camping those honey-do lists that have INGS that look great and work grown too big for honey to well, year after year? Custom do. 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Auctions first Sat. of every month, 6pm, Dec. 1st. Auctions the third NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS listings in the West Bend News stone, Inc. 602 East Perry St., Tues. every month, 6pm, Dec. 2008 DOG TAGS ARE Paulding, OH 45879. Office 18th. A variety of used and NOW ON SALE AT THE ANTWERP/PAULDING SCHOOLS hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Phone: new merchandise at each sale; used consignments accepted FOLLOWING PLACES: 419-399-2419. After office so call ahead to consign, 419- Cabbage Patch, Junction; Payne hours: 419-399-2419 or 419- 576-8117. 48-50 542-7530 or 419-258-5605. Automotive, Payne; Morningstar, 48-50 Melrose; Charloe Store, Charloe; FOR RENT: 2 bedroom FIND YOUR TREASURES house with appliances. No AT Fort Defiance Antiques Grover Hill Hardware, Grover Hill, COUNTRY HOME – RECENTLY REMODELED. River Road 192. 3 bedrooms. 2 1/2 car garage. Pond. Please call pets. $400 plus utilities. De- across from Defiance Coun- Ace Hardware, Paulding; Antwerp Hardware, Antwerp; 399-3443 for appt. 47-51 posit required. Paulding. 419- ty Courthouse. 511 West County Auditor’s Ofﬁce, Court House 399-4653 leave message. Second St., 10-5, Mon-Sat. 2008 dog tags are on sale at the above places through HAVILAND Phone 419-782-6003. 42-50 49-50 NEED PHOTO PRINTS for Jan. 31, 2008 without penalty. All dogs three months old LOTS FOR RENT, HOMES those holiday scrapbooks? or older are required to have a license, (State Law Sec. for sale in Leinard’s Manufac- tured Homes Community in Call West Bend Printing & 955.01) Antwerp, 419-258-2710. tf Publishing! 419-258-2000. A ﬁfteen dollar ($15.00) penalty will be added for each 2001 MANSION 16x80 mo- DEADLINES FOR CLAS- license issued after January 31, 2008. bile home for sale. Only ask- SIFIEDS IN THE WEST BEND ing $28,000! Call 419-258-1809 NEWS IS MONDAYS @12 To avoid penalty, save time and gas, clip and mail this ap- U.M. CHURCH PARSONAGE. Wayne Trace School to schedule a viewing. NOON! plication blank with $15.00 for each dog license fee plus District. 3 BR, 1 1/2 bath, new well, softner, new roof, detached garage, extra lot. Replacement windows, ex- a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Paulding County cellent condition, $54,000. Please call 419-622-3244 or SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL businesses. Their advertising Auditor’s Ofﬁce, Court House, 115 North Williams St., 419-622-3017 for apppointment. B48-49 pays for your paper! Paulding, OH 45879 HAVILAND License fee for each dog - $15.00; Hiring Kennel License $75.00 Part-time RNs! Owner _______________________________________ Address ______________________________________ _____________________________________________ Phone Number ________________________________ Yrs. _________ Mos. ____________ Sex _______________ Color _________ Hair __________ Breed _______________ Contact: Peggy Carnahan, RN ______________M/F _____________ S/L ______________ FIXER UPPER! 2/3 BR, 1 bath. We outgrew it before we ﬁnished. Paulding Area _________________________________________________ Upstairs remodeled w/new windows. Finished and heated shop and shed. $19,500. 419-587-3461. oam Visiting Nurses & Hospice _________________________________________________ 250-A Dooley Drive, Paulding _________________________________________________ Ready to Sell? 419-399-4708 PAULDING COUNTY AUDITOR Call the West Bend News Today! email@example.com Susan K. Simpson PAGE 12 – WEST BEND NEWS – DECEMBER 5, 2007 PH: 419-258-2000 • FAX: 419-258-1313 • firstname.lastname@example.org PAULDING EDUCATION ASSOCIATION LOCAL STUDENTS RECEIVED NATIONAL TAYLOR BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION GRAND PRESENT CHECK TO BRETT KAUSER DEGREE OPENING IN GROVER HILL By: Ashley Yant, Paulding ricultural program included FFA Reporter helping families in the South INDIANAPOLIS, IN— rebuild after Hurricane Ka- Chelsie Goyings, Tara Span- trina, selling sweet corn and gler, Evan Schlatter and mums, raising dairy feeders Travis Schlatter received the and working on his families American Degree at the 80th 2,200–head hog farm. He National FFA Convention in is the son of Ed and Cheryl Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, Schlatter. October 27, 2007. The Ameri- Travis’s agricultural ex- can Degree is the highest de- perience … overseeing the gree awarded by the National feeding, managing the heif- FFA Organization and recog- ers, caring for the calves and nizes Chelsie, Travis, Tara and helping with milking on his Evan’s demonstrated leader- family’s dairy farm … has Taylor Brothers Construc- 10x16 to 10x20 feet. The rental ship abilities and outstanding been so satisfying that he’s tion held a grand opening contact office is located at the achievements in agricultural now studying business man- of their newly constructed Grover Hill Hardware Store. business, production, pro- agement at Northwest State self-storage building in Gro- Pictured from L to R are cessing and service programs. Community College and ver Hill. Refreshments were Loy Taylor, Mark Figert, Lyle To be eligible, members must making plans to start a dairy served and door prizes were Ebel, Latty Township Trustee, On behalf of the Paulding Education Association, Adam have earned and productively farm of his own. His off-the- given out. Diana Booher, Grover Hill Renollet and Michelle Vorst presented $2,000.00 to Brett invested $7500 through a su- farm jobs include extracting The building has 16 stor- Hardware and Rodger Taylor. Kauser to benefit the Wellness/Fitness Center that is to be pervised agricultural experi- honey and raising turkeys age units varying in size from built at Paulding Schools. (Continued from Page 10) sional district. But it is more FOR RENT: THIS SPACE ence which created the first than just an important indus- try to so many of our family, Remodeled weekly if you request. High-trafﬁc area. comprehensive energy policy in more than 30 years. The friends, and neighbors; it is in Convenient location. All maint. included. Energy Bill which Gillmor fact a way of life,” said Karen Call 419-258-2000 for more info helped craft increased energy Gillmor. “Elections are about exploration and production, connecting with people and Don’t Pay Retail improved efficiency; and, most importantly, developed Paul would not have been as successful for four decades if SANDERS Auto Sales Save $$$$ renewable fuels. Prior to the he did not share in the hopes 2005 bill Congressman Gill- 2005 Buick LaCrosse CX, 4 dr., V-6, Was $13,950, 26K mi. Now only $12,495 and dreams of his friends mor passed, there were no and neighbors. Paul truly be- 2005 Kia Optima LX, 4 dr., 4-cyl, was $9150, 38K mi. Now only $8,595 ethanol plants operating in lieved in the values of people 2000 Pontiac Montana, 4dr V-6, 112K mi. was $5,900 Now only $5,200 the State of Ohio. Today, there are eight planned in the Fift h of Northwest Ohio and the Sale prices good through December 31, 2007! people of Northwest Ohio District alone, some of which 4 mi. East of Antwerp off US 24 have already broken ground. believed in Paul’s values. My 8-5 weekdays—9-12 Saturday husband would have been “Farming was always at the heart of Paul’s Congres- proud to accept this award (419)399-5955 today because the Ohio Farm ence (SAE) program. and he earned his chapter’s Bureau Federation stands for Less than one in 156 FFA DeKalb Award. Travis is our way of life and the hopes members advance through the son of Denny and Laurie HAVE A WEDDING, and dreams of so many across their local, chapter and state Schlatter. Northwest Ohio.” degree programs to earn this They are all members of ENGAGEMENT “Ohio Farm Bureau is national degree. Chelsie has the Paulding FFA Chapter OR ANNIVERSARY? conquered her fear of speak- pleased to recognize these five and their agricultural educa- Let your friends and individuals for their passion ing in front of a group by tion instructor and FFA Ad- LLC neighbors know for and commitment. Their con- serving as a chapter officer and entering in the Creed, visor is Sarah Noggle. Tara, Chelsie, Evan and 260-657-5561 FREE in the tributions to Ohio agriculture Prepared, Advanced Prepared 17402 State Road 37 • P.O. Box 135 West Bend News. are admirable,” said John C. and Extemporaneous Public Travis received a gold Ameri- (pictures are extra) (Jack) Fisher, executive vice Speaking Career Develop- can Degree key and certificate Harlan, IN 46743 president of OFBF. in a blue leatherette frame to Hours: 8 am - 5:30 pm Mon.-Fri. • Sat. Appointment only ment Events (CDEs). In fact she has been a semi finalist in commemorate the achieve- ment, one of only 3,168 to Lastiatg eTon ches n u three state level public speak- ing contests. Besides growing be recognized in 2007. The mums and raising chickens, recognition program is spon- turkeys and ducks for the fair, this Miami of Ohio mi- sored by Case IH, The Farm Credit System, Pioneer Hi- iv C o Decor crete crobiology student has also Bred International, Inc. and “We Make Your Old Concrete Look New Again worked on her family’s 2,700 & Your New Concrete Look Even Better!” Syngenta, as a special project acre grain farm. Chelsie is of the National FFA Founda- Concrete Concrete the daughter of Doug and Hand-Carved Stained - Engraved tion. The National FFA Con- Diane Goyings is planning vention is the nation’s largest RESURFACE your on becoming a pediatrician annual youth gathering, wel- old concrete, and working in a small local clinic. coming students, parents and and make it look Although Tara grew up educators from all over the new again! United States. raising beef cattle and show- Call for Winter Specials on ing them at the state and The National FFA Organi- zation, formerly known as the Garage Floors & Basements! county fairs, she’s now chart- Future Farmers of America, is Call us for Your Free Estimate! ing a new course. She’s already working as a state–tested a national youth organization Located in Paulding ofﬁce 419-399-4717 nurse’s aide at a nursing facil- of 495,046 student members Serving NW Ohio cell 419-796-9253 www.lastingtouches.net ity in Payne, where she helps all preparing for leadership Saturday, December 8, 2007 the residents with their meals and careers in the science, and personal needs. Tara in- business and technology of tends to begin working as a radiologist after completing agriculture as part of 7,242 local FFA chapters in all 50 Open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. her training in radiology and licensed practical nursing at Rhodes State College in Lima. states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The National FFA Organization changed SALT SALE Tara is the daughter of Jeff and Melinda Spangler. its present name in 1988, in recognition of the growth H20 TO GO® Whether he’s working on and diversity of agriculture his family farm, with his co- workers at a paving company and agricultural education. All Salt or at an FFA activity, Evan … who recently completed his The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives Pallet training in diesel mechan- of the student by developing their potential for premier Pricing ics … is finding that good communication is the key leadership, personal growth to preventing problems and and career success through solving existing ones. His ag- agricultural education. 208 S. Main St. Antwerp, OH (419) 258-2684 Come join the Northwestern 128 East High St. Ron Paul for President group. Hicksville, OH December 11 at 7:00 p.m. Doghouse Diner (419) 542-8604 in downtown Antwerp. All are invited.
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