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VOL. 140 NO. 7


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Free community
dinner Oct. 8


Mt. Zion United Methodist
Church will hold its free
community dinner from 56:30 p.m. today, Oct. 8. The
church is located on Road
151 north of Grover Hill.
Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy a good meal
and great pie.

Fifth Quarter
set for Friday
after game


5th Quarter event will be
Friday, Oct. 10 after the
Paulding Panther football
High schoolers are welcome any time after 9 p.m.
until midnight in the
Presbyterian Church parking
lot for free food, music and
fun. The church is located at
the corner of Williams and
Caroline streets. Host
churches for this game are
the Paulding First Christian
Church and Divine Mercy.

PAULDING New ordinances
were heard and passed during
Paulding Village Council meeting on
Oct. 6.
Ordinance 1487-14 was introduced
amending Ordinance 961-87 regulating parking within the village. The
measure proposed making all parking
on the streets around the courthouse
two-hour parking.

The rules were suspended and the

vote to approve the ordinance resulted
in a tie. Councilmen Roger Sierer,
Randy Daeger and Barb Rife voted
no; Tom Diaz, Tim Boss and Jim
Guelde voted in favor. Mayor Greg
White broke the tie with his yes vote.
This week, the countys new parking lot opened to the south of the
courthouse, providing parking for
county employees.
Council heard the first readings of:

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Council was approached by resident
Paul Gallagher for curb replacement
and whether a tree would be replaced
that was removed during street work
last year.
The third readings of two proposed
ordinances were heard and voted on:
Ordinance 1484-14 amending the
introduction paragraph of Ordinance
See COUNCIL, page 2A

Park dedication celebrates Monroes legacy

Feature Writer
PAULDING The legacy
of one of Pauldings most
beloved residents was forefront on Sept. 30 when the
long-awaited park in his honor
was dedicated at the corner of
Jackson and Main streets,
even as restorative work was
being done on the beautiful
Paulding County Courthouse
across the street.
Marsha Yeutter, director of
Paulding County Senior
Center and chairman of
Commerce, told those present
that if she would be looking
for the perfect definition of a
word for gentleman in the
dictionary, it would be Herb.
Following the ceremony,
Yeutter commented on the estimated crowd of 100 people
that came out on a soggy and
chilly morning to show their
respect to Monroe in the midst
of the dedication.
Just look at that crowd in
weather like this, see how
much they appreciate him,
said Yeutter. He would come
into the senior center every
day except Thursday because
he knew that was a day when
we had liver and onions,
quipped Yeutter. He always
had such a positive attitude
that reflected on to everyone
He was always very personal. On Mondays, he asked
whether or not I had the opportunity to go to church on
Sunday or whether or not our

A dedication ceremony for Herb Monroe Community Park in Paulding was held Sept. 30. Among
the speakers was his son, Bob (center). Talking with him after the event were Terry Buehler,
Rhonda Smalley and Marge Roughton.
kids had the chance to come
home, said Yeutter. He was a
genuine, caring person.
Yeutter also lauded the
members of the Paulding High
School band who were present
to play the high school alma
mater and Herbs Song,
written in honor of Monroe.
Yeutter said that she knew

Panther pageantry

Retired teachers
plan dinner meet

Paulding County Retired
Teachers Association will
hold a dinner meeting at
5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13
at the Paulding United
Methodist Church, 321 N.
Williams St., Paulding.
Those planning to attend
are asked to make reservations as soon as possible by
calling Marcia Pressler at
419-587-3651 or Karen
Jacobs at 419-594-2138.
The speaker for the
evening will be Kris
Dobbelaere. Dues for 2015
will be collected. Donations
for the food pantries and the
scholarship fund will be appreciated. All retired teachers are invited to attend.

Ordinance 1485-14 designating

that only one-way motor vehicle traffic shall be permitted westbound on
East George Street between North
Water Street and North Main Street.
Ordinance 1486-14 designating
that only one-way motor vehicle traffic shall be permitted southbound in
the alley beside the new parking lot
between Perry Street and the east-west
cross alley.
Pauldings Trick-or-Treating will be

that Monroe would have been

embarrassed to see his name
on a park, but would have
been thrilled to see the community come together.
Monroes son, Robert, repeated similar sentiments in
referring to his fathers humility, but his desire to see
Paulding together as a happy

The project began as a
dream, but with the help of
two Leadership In Action
classes sponsored by the
Commerce, it became a reality. Paulding Village acquired
the property from the Certified
gas station and then leased it to

the chamber to beautify.

Jane Nice, who recently
published the book Married to
Millie: The Humble Life of
Herb Monroe, was on hand to
make remarks and sign copies
of her book about Pauldings
favored son. Monroe had been
named Ohio Caregiver of the
Year in 1997, an honor bestowed on him for his committed care to his wife through her
journey with Alzheimers disease.
On the jacket of her book,
Nice said, I interviewed Herb
Monroe nearly every Friday
for 10 years to write this book
about his life. Herb was locally famous, not because of his
great achievements, but because he loved people. Every
corner of a room shined
brighter when Herb entered it,
and the light tended to linger
long after he left.
Herb would go crazy if he
knew that we named a park
after him, commented former
chamber director Erika
Willitzer, who helped guide
the journey of the parks construction at the site of the
abandoned Certified Gas
Willitzer said that as she
watched the steps unfold in
putting together the tribute to
Monroe, she could see that
God had ultimate plans to
make things better around
I see now that this has reSee PARK, page 2A

New Job & Family Services location opening

PAULDING The Paulding location of Job
and Family Services and the Paulding
OhioMeansJobs (Accent) will be moving into
their new location this coming weekend. Both
agencies will be located together in one building
at 252 Dooley Drive, Paulding, behind Chief
Supermarket and across from Community Health

In order to complete the move, the Paulding

JFS will close at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 and
will reopen in the new location as of 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14. The office will be closed
Monday, Oct. 13 for Columbus Day.
This move will help staff to better serve the
public with more privacy, upgraded technology,
and lower building costs.

Meet the Candidates

on Thursday evening
PHS Yearbook Photo

Paulding hosted Ada for its 2014 Homecoming game

on Friday. During the pregame ceremonies, seniors
Malayna VanCleve and Treston Gonzales were crowned
queen and king. For a photo of the entire Homecoming
court, see inside.

Paulding County voters

have a chance to help question
candidates and levy representatives in the Nov. 4 General
Election during a forum on
Thursday, Oct. 9 at the
Paulding County Senior
The Meet the Candidates
Night is a free public, nonpartisan election forum. The
Paulding County Progress and
the senior center are organizing and promoting the event as
a public service.

Doors open at 6 p.m.; the

event starts at 6:30 p.m. Voters
will have an opportunity to
visit with candidates before
and after the program.
A drawing will be held for
door prizes and refreshments
will be served.
Among the participants who
will speak Thursday:
County commissioner
candidates Bob Burkley,
Georgia Dyson and Mark
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2A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Recorders office digitizes 163 years of deeds

Progress Staff Writer
PAULDING - Walking into
Recorders office located on
the main floor of the picturesque Paulding County
Courthouse you will see a relatively small room tucked
away in the northwest corner
of the building. A brightly lit
office where three diligent employees stay busy doing what
their title indicates recording
important documents and
keeping them safe and secure
for future reference when
One such document that is
popular in the recorders office
is that of various types of
deeds. The recorders office has
been responsible for recording
deeds since 1827.
County Recorder Carol
Temple has worked in the
recorders office for 26 years
and since 2008 as its recorder.
On staff and assisting Carol
are Carolyn Gross, who is a
14-year veteran to the office,
and newcomer Sarah Shuherk,
who has worked in the office
for 1-1/2 years.
As recorder, Temple recognized several years ago the importance of beginning the
process of having the records
in her office recorded in an upto-date fashion. This summer,
a group representing the same
company where Temple purchases all of her computers,
printers and supplies came to
Paulding and spent a week
transferring all of the deed
documents on file from 1827

Joe Shouse/Paulding County Progress

An example of the before and after quality of digitized scanning on one early document
makes it possible to red the handwritten deed from the mid 1880s.
through 1989. Documents
recorded after 1989 were digitally recorded initially and did
not require this type of process
according to Temple.
What happened was quite
amazing. There were four people
Corporation who basically set
up shop here at the courthouse
and they scanned every page
of every recorded deed. They
were here during the summer
and spent nearly a week scanning the pages. We stayed out
of their way and they did a
fantastic job, said Temple,
with laugh.

Sheriffs office receives

over $26,400 in grants

Paulding County Sheriff Jason K. Landers announced Oct. 3

that the Ohio Department of Public Safetys (ODPS) Ohio
Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $26,417.29 in federal
traffic safety funding to his office for federal fiscal year 2015.
Paulding County Sheriff Office has identified traffic areas
with higher number fatalities and serious traffic injuries
throughout the county. To save lives and improve the quality of
life for local citizens, the sheriffs office will use the grant
funds to participate in several blitz campaigns, including the
Click It or Ticket It and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
national campaigns.

The purpose of scanning the

pages is to allow them to be
taken to their Dallas, Texas office where they will be digitized. Once they are digitized,
the documents will be computer friendly.
In the future when people
need access to a particular
deed, they will no longer need
to look through the large
heavy cumbersome books, but
they can simply search for
their needed document and reproduce it from the computer
image, said Temple.
A very costly endeavor, the
scanning included 147,184
pages from 248 volumes.
There were four different
styles of volumes that caused
somewhat of a challenge when
scanning. The more difficult
scanning came from the older
81 volumes that where handwritten and bound followed by
the 18 volumes that were
typed and bound. There were
149 volumes that were loose
leaf and could be removed
from their books for easier
To help the out-of-statescanners have a better under-

WT board accepts treasurers

retirement resignation
From Staff Reports
HAVILAND Wayne Trace Local School
Board of Education held a special meeting at
6:30 a.m. Friday with only one item on the
agenda. The board unanimously voted to accept the retirement resignation of district treasurer Gary Ginter.
Ginters resignation will be effective Nov.
Superintendent Steve Arnold said in a press
release: Mr. Ginter has made a career decision
to retire from his position as treasurer of Wayne
Trace Local Schools so that he can become a
full-time pastor with his United Methodist
Church in Columbus Grove. The board of education and I wish him well.


Ginter has been Wayne Trace treasurer for

just under one year. At its November 2013
meeting, the board voted to employ Ginter as
treasurer to begin Dec. 2 and continuing
through July 31, 2016.
Ginter previously had been treasurer for
Western Buckeye Educational Service Center
In September, Auditor of State Dave Yost
placed Wayne Trace Local Schools on the
unauditable list. During the course of the regular financial audit of the school district for the
period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, it
was determined that the conditions of the
school districts financial records were not adequate to complete the audit.


Thursday, October 9th
at the Paulding County Senior Center
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Program at 6:30 pm
Candidates for
County Commissioner, along
with speakers for 2 levies will be
speaking on a panel with a
Question & Answer session.

Everyone is Invited!!!
Door Prizes and Refreshments
sponsored by the
Paulding County Progress and
Paulding County Senior Center

standing of the magnitude of

the job, Shuherk did some
preparation work prior to the
start of the scanning. She
(Sarah) was such a big help.
Sarah went through every vol-

ume, counted every page and

listed those pages that were either bound pages or loose
leaf, said Temple.
The cost for the project including the scanning, tagging,
linking and loading the
scanned images into the land
records system is approximately $255 per volume.
This has been on the back
of my mind for several years. I
knew it would be expensive
and for several years we have
been saving for this, Temple
said. She went on to explain
how the funding was made
available for the project.
Every document that is
recorded has a fee attached to
it. Half the fee goes to
Paulding Countys General
Fund and half goes to the Ohio
Housing Trust fund. From the
recorders office receives $4.
This portion goes into a supplemental equipment fund that
can only be used for computerization. So, with this supplemental equipment fund, we
were able to pay for this muchneeded project, said Temple.
Temple explained that her
office could have purchased

all the needed equipment and

done the project themselves
but instead of taking just a few
days, she estimates that it
would have taken up to three
Having this done will
make our work much easier
for us. We will not need to lift
those heavy books. It will
make it easier for everyone
who comes in searching information, said Gross.
When the Law Library
Resources Board heard of the
project and the fact that many
from the field of law uses the
recorders office, it was this
board who wanted to help
fund the project.
After receiving a positive
opinion from the Attorney
Generals office that it would
be possible to donate a certain
portion of the Law Library
budget to the project, they
were helpful in making a nice
donation to the cause, said
As a way to keep the
records secure and in tact,
Xerox is also providing a
16mm microfilm of all the
documents that will be preserved at their facility.

The Paulding High School marching band performed at dedication ceremonies for Herb
Monroe Community Park, playing a song written for the parks namesake.


Continued from Page 1A

stored hope in our community, said Willitzer. He would

be smiling at us right now,
knowing how we came together as a community.
Theres been three years
work on this, even a little
longer when you consider acquiring the land, noted
Willitzer. Herb inspired this
park. People donated because
they believe in his vision and
loved him.
Willitzer said that a few
things still need to be done in
order to finish the project.
Signage is ordered, but not all


Continued from Page 1A

1152-96 to remove the phrase

(also known as jake-braking). It was passed unanimously.
Resolution 1294-14 accepting the amounts and rates
as determined by the budget
commission and authorizing
the necessary tax levies and
certifying them to the county
auditor. also It was passed
agreed to transfer $50,000
from Income Tax to Police

of it has arrived yet, and a gas

insert for the fireplace and
mantle pieces need to be set.
Also, engraved bricks from
donors are to be laid under the
We are still selling bricks,
but they wont be laid until
November, said Willitzer.
The money raised will go toward the upkeep of the park.
Newly appointed chamber
director Peggy Emerson said
that she had just come in on
the finishing aspects of the
project. However, she loved
what she saw in the communi-

Council voted on and unanimously agreed to renew the

annual health care policy.
Several meetings were
scheduled this month:
Preconstruction meeting
on Oct. 8.
Zoning board meeting at
4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9.
Recreation board meeting
at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Street committee meeting
at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.
The next council meeting
will be 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20.




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ty involvement.
Anytime you can get people of the community working
together like that, it is a wonderful thing, said Emerson.
It tells me already what a special community this is.

Robert Monroe, son of the

late Herb Monroe, was a
speaker at last weeks park


Continued from Page 1A

Questions are being accepted from the public. Everyone
may submit a question using a
printed form in this newspaper
or in the Weekly Reminder, or
by email to progress@progressnewspaper.org.
This is a unique opportunity
to make your voice heard and
perhaps to influence the outcome of the Nov. 4 election.
For more information, contact the Progress office at 419399-4015.
Plan now to attend this
Meet the Candidates event,
and be sure to cast your ballot
on Nov. 4. Exercise your right
to vote.

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Obituaries Updated weeekdays at wwww.progressnewspaper.org The Amish Cook


LATTY Dorothy W.
Stoller, age 88, died Tuesday,
Sept. 30 at Van Wert Inpatient
Hospice, Van Wert.
She was
born April
in Wolcott,
of William
and Emma
(Farney) Furrer. On Dec. 29,
1946, she married Wayne A.
Stoller, who survives. She
retired in 1995 from Wayne
A. Stoller Honey. She was a
member of Latty Apostolic
Christian Church, National
Association of Mental Illness
and Four County Mental
Health Board, Archbold.
Dorothy also is survived
by two children, Wendell
(Cindy) Stoller, Cookeville,
Tenn., and Dwight (Lori)
Stoller, Latty; son-in-law,
Ron Hofacker, Defiance;
daughter-in-law, Shirley
Stoller, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.;
five brothers, Glen Furrer,
Bluffton, Ind., Vernon
(Janet) Furrer, Lafayette,
Ind., Alvin (Phyllis) Furrer,
Reynolds, Ind., Donald (Rita)
Furrer and Irvin (Shirley)
Furrer, both of Wolcott, Ind.;
three sisters, Janet (Gale)
Stoller, Temperance, Mich.,
Marcella (Steve) Haab,
Syracuse, Ind., Emilie (Jim)
Fulcher, Sellersburg, Ind.; 15
grandchildren; and 39 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; a son, Lonnie
Stoller; a daughter, Karen
Kay Hofacker; a brother,
Kenneth Furrer; and two
sisters, Marilyn Schieler and
Lynetta Hofstetter.
Funeral services were
Sunday, Oct. 5 at Latty
Apostolic Christian, Church,
Latty. Burial followed in the
church cemetery. Den Herder
Funeral Home, Paulding, was
in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to
ALMS Fund: Latty Apostolic
Christian Church or Van Wert
Inpatient Hospice.
Online condolences may
be sent to www.denherderfh.

(Jean) Vogelsong, Defiance;

and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; and siblings,
Wayne Vogelsong, Roger
Vogelsong and Donna Keys.
A Mass of Christian Burial
was conducted Monday, Oct.
6 at St. Isadore the Bend,
with the Rev. Robert J. Kill
officiating. Burial followed
in the church cemetery.
Den Herder Funeral Home,
Paulding, was in charge of
Donations may be made to
CHP Hospice or Masses.
Online condolences may be
made to www.denherderfh.


Keller, 84, of Defiance,
passed away on Thursday,
Oct. 2 at Mercy Hospital,
She was born on Jan. 27,
1930 in Paulding County to
Edward and Mary (Kunesh)
Sponsler. On May 19, 1951,
she married Donald L.
Keller, who preceded her
in death on June 7, 1992.
Mary was a member of St.
Marys Catholic Church,
Defiance, its Altar Rosary
Society and served as a
greeter at the church as well.
She was office manager with
United Telephone Company
from 1948-85. Mary was a
member of the former St.
Marys Catholic Church in
Junction. She was a member
of St. Maximillion Vocations,
DASH, Red Cross, and an
American Cancer Society
volunteer. Mary was also
a member of the Auglaize
Volunteer Fire Department


PAYNE Elmer Bud
Conley, 78, of Payne,
passed away Friday, Oct. 3
at Lutheran Hospital, Fort

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Mary loved music, dancing,
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Mary is survived by her
sister, Betty Chandler of
Defiance; nephews, Lynn
(Becky) Keller, Bret (Jody)
Keller and John (Beth)
Curtzwiler; and a niece, Jane
(Craig) Hasselschwert.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; nephew, Jim
Curtzwiler; great-nephew,
Noah Keller; brother-in-law,
Jim Keller; and sister-in-law,
Virginia Curtzwiler.
Mass of Christian burial
was held Tuesday, Oct. 7 at
St. Marys Catholic Church,
Defiance, with Father John
Stites officiating. Burial
followed in Riverview
Memory Gardens. Schaffer
Funeral Home, Defiance, was
in charge of arrangements.
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charity of the donors choice.
Online condolences can
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Homemade cornbread serves as the foundation for this

delicious layered salad.
impressed. The ears had been
grilled in the husks over the
fire which added a delicious
smoked flavor to a regular cob
of sweet corn.
Wanita Wengerd had
prepared one of my favorite
salads: cornbread salad. Have
you ever heard of corn bread
salad? If you havent you need
to give it a try. Its absolutely
scrumptious. Its made with
cornbread and fresh veggies
from the garden and topped
with cheese, bacon, and a
sauce to moisten everything.
Ill include my favorite recipe
in case you are interested.
After everyone was finished
with the main course several of
us ladies made mountain pies.
We spread cream cheese and
pie filling on a slice of bread
then topped it with another
piece of bread and place it
in a pie iron, sandwich style.
The pie iron is then placed
on hot embers until the bread
is toasted to a golden brown.
After removing the mountain
pie from the iron we spread
powdered sugar on each
side. Mmm, that is always a
delicious campfire treat!
Back to what I mentioned
concerning the tickets we
purchased for the supper.
We purchased them at our
school auction. Every other
year we as a church get
together for an auction. All
the proceeds go to our Amish
school. Everyone is welcome
to bring any items they wish
to donate. Generally theres
a good variety of homemade
items such as clothing, food,
or bigger items like furniture,
a sandbox or a greenhouse.
Its quite interesting to see
what other people come up
with to bring along. Several
sets of certificates for meals
or camp-outs were sold like
the ones we bought to join the
Wengerds for a corn roast.
We paid $23 per plate.
While writing this I had a
little visitor. A hummingbird


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flew within several feet from

where I was sitting. Obviously
it was curious what I was up
to and came to investigate. I
enjoy birds but am definitely
partial to hummingbirds. I
never cease to marvel over
their ability to fly backwards,
sideways or however they
choose. Their tiny quarter
sized nests and teeny little
eggs have always intrigued
me as well.
Heres the cornbread salad
recipe. Use your imagination
and make it according to your
taste. I hope youll enjoy it as
much as I already have! This
is really three recipes in one,
but its worth the effort. First,
you make cornbread (if you
dont have a favorite recipe,
I included one), then you
prepare a dressing, and then
top with layers.
1 cup milk
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 egg (beaten)
1 cup flour
1 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Bake at 350. Cool.
Crumble and put half of it in a
9x13 Tupperware.
1-1/2 cup salad dressing
1 cup sour cream
1/2 package Ranch dressing
Mix and spread half of this
dressing over the cornbread.
Then in separate bowls
have all of the following
ingredients prepared:
1/4 cup pinto beans
1-1/2 cup corn
1 cup tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup pepper, chopped
1 cup bacon
1 cup cheese
Spread half of each
ingredient over dressing.
Repeat layers. Refrigerate.

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The family of Fred Shaffer would like to

express their gratitude for everyones support
during Freds brief illness and passing.
Special thanks to Dr. Gray and his staff,
Shawn Dooley, Pastor Mike and the
Presbyterian Church and Lutheran Hospital.
Thank you also to everyone who provided
food. Your expression of sympathy through
cards, on-line condolences and visitation
to the funeral home was very much appreciated.



Hello to all of you!

What a perfect day we are
having! The weather couldnt
be nicer, even if it would
try to improve! Im nestled
in a chair on our new deck
enjoying the birds songs and
other sounds of nature.
Weve had another blessed
week. On Saturday evening
my husband Daniel and I
hopped on our bicycles,
placed Julia in her carrier,
and headed for the Wengerds
where we anticipated a corn
roast. A while ago we had
purchased tickets for this
supper. Perhaps Ill give more
details on that later in this
letter. I had looked forward
to an evening of fellowship
and was curious to find out
what the roasted corn would
be like. Its something I
wasnt very familiar with.
Shortly after arriving at their
house we headed back to the
picnic spot where they had
just completed their grilling.
I glanced around taking it
all in. It was a beautiful fall
evening, the setting was so
perfect, so peaceful. Off to
the right was a little pond with
trees surrounding it. A red
checkered tablecloth covered
the table laden with food that
the Wengerds had prepared
for us.
Other friends who had also
purchased tickets joined in.
We formed a circle around
the fire. Julia was thoroughly
impressed to sit beside Mom
and Daddy on a pink little
camping chair, just her size!
After a word of prayer
and thanks to God we filled
our plates. I was astounded
to see the large selection of
items they had grilled over
the open fire. It all looked
mouthwatering and proved to
be absolutely delicious
First, there were three kinds
of meat to choose from which
included steaks, chicken
breasts and drumsticks. There
were also breads along with
homemade barbecue sauce,
ketchup and pepper mustard
also served. The combination
certainly made for delicious
sandwiches! Diced potatoes
had been marinated and
attractively placed on skewers
and placed on the rack and
grilled until tender. I always
enjoy trying new things so I
was eager to bite into the corn.
Well, this certainly wasnt a
disappointment. In fact, I was

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We would like to thank
everyone for there prayers
and cards for the death
of our grandaughter,
Kody Rae Ann Bryan.
This is something she wrote to
us when she was 10 yrs. old.
We love and miss you.
Grandma & Grampa Adams


Death isnt that bad. Its kin

da sad. Its sometimes for
the best. A chance for the
rest. To have every thing
we had. We all go up to hea
ven. To be in the dream.
That we have never even beg
an to see.
We all will be a person wit
h wings. Everyone will sin
A song of joy. With every toy
we ever wanted.
We will be able to live in pea
ce with every-1 for eternity.
To be with the ones we lov
e. Forever & ever.
By Kody Rae Ann Bryan
Age 10

We Love
Our Pastor!
Thank you, Pastor
Jeremy Thompson,
for your Godly

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4A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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What a strong
library system
can mean

Dear Editor,
Some of my fondest
memories are the times
Mom would take us down
the street to the Bookmobile
and we would bring home
armloads of books to read.
Remember, Mom, sitting on
the front stoop reading them
to us one by one, by one, by
That is when my love of
books and learning really
began. I have always loved
to read. When my first child
was born, I went to the
library and brought home
stacks of books and read
them aloud to her until she
could read them to me!

Remember, Sweetie, all those

bedtime stories?
Time marches on, but one
thing remains the same. Our
public library is still there to
provide an endless supply
of good books, newspapers,
magazines, DVDs, audio
books for the sight-impaired,
computers for public use,
and so much more! Have you
been to the library lately to
see what they have to offer?
If not, youre missing out on
one of Paulding Countys
most beloved treasures.
I still love to read, and
have joined our Black
Swamp Bookworms reading
group and volunteer my time
to help run Buy the Book
used bookstore in the Library
Annex. Have you been in
to visit us yet? Friends of
the Library help with lots of
special projects at all of our
branch Libraries. Consider
joining your local Friends
group this year.
Please take some time to
evaluate what the Library
services mean to the entire
population of Paulding
County and help support
the system that we have
created and have maintained
for nearly 100 years. It is
such an integral part of rural
America, and it would be a
shame to lose it. Remember,
voters, what a strong
library system can mean for
economic development to
bring new businesses and
jobs to Paulding? Vote YES
on Nov. 4.
Victoria Wilhelm
President, Friends of the
Paulding County Library

The term et al. refers to and

others; et vir., and husband; et ux.,
and wife.

Auglaize Township
Marsha J. and Matthew
Hackman to Ryan R. Randall,
et al.; Sec. 25, 64.869 acres.
Warranty deed.
Barbara L. Ratzlaff, et al. to
Ryan R. Randall, et al.; Sec. 25,
64.869 acres. Warranty deed.
Lonny S. and Lori A. Gambler
by Sheriff to Federal National
Mortgage Association; Lot 15
with parts of vacant alleys and
streets, 1.277 acres. Sheriffs
Benton Township
Craig N. and Ashley S. Doctor
to Russ M. Pierce; Sec. 2, 2
acres. Warranty deed.
Brown Township
William M. Mowery to Kruse
Farms Ltd.; Sec. 13, 0.555 acre.
Fiduciary deed.
Kruse Farms Ltd. to Kruse
Farms Ltd.; Sec. 13, 0.555 acre.
Quit claim.
Lorna J. Bronson to Wayne
J. Bronson; Sec. 8, 1.335 acres.
Quit claim.
Carryall Township
Sara A. Green et al. to Lowell
Conley; Sec. 11, 3.432 acres.
Warranty deed.
Crane Township
Kevin Vance, et al. to William
C. Colley; Sec. 25, 1.59 acres.
Warranty deed.
Emerald Township
Roger W. Theis Sr., dec. to
Danny W. Theis and Roger L.
Theis; Sec. 14, 62.577 acres.
Certificate of transfer.
Harrison Township
Craig N. and Ashley S. Doctor
to Russ M. Pierce; Sec. 35, 3.27
acres. Warranty deed.
Barry L. and Donna K.
DeLong to Mark T. and Melanie
A. Smith; Sec. 4, 5 acres.

Warranty deed.
Harold E. and Sandra E.
Wann to Cord O. and Corinee
N. Ehrhart; Sec. 6, 1.949 acres.
Warranty deed.
Myrtle J. Dinger, trustee to
William A. DeVelvis, et al.; Sec.
35, 1.057 acres. Warranty deed.
Jackson Township
Scott L. Good and Leslie
K. Good to Larry Robert and
Cheree Dawn Manz; Sec. 2, 5
acres. Warranty deed.
Latty Township
Cheryl D. and Steven M.
Schauer, et al. to Joseph D.
Ankney; Sec. 35, 1 acre.
Warranty deed.
Stanley Sinn and Thomas
Sinn, trustees to Joshua Sinn, et
al. and Joni Fiechter, et al.; Sec.
18, 40 acres. Quit claim.
Antwerp Village
Karen S. Bank to Mowery
Investments LLC; Lot 44,
Daggett First Addition, 0.103
acre. Warranty deed.
Grover Hill Village
Reginal F. and Melanie
K. Hinchcliff to Amanda K.
Hinchcliff; Lots 20 and 23 with
part vacant alley, Kinkade First
Addition, 0.4 acre. Warranty
Paulding Village
Nancy Kay Miller, trustee to
Daryl W. and Floanne R. Hart;
Lot 10, Coxs Addition, 0.183
acre. Warranty deed.
Ethel H. Jewel to Susan D.
Brown, et al.; Lots 4 and 5, part
alley and part Buffalo Street,
0.388 acre. Quit claim.
Susan D. Brown, et al. to Ethel
H. Jewel Life Estate, et al.; Lots 4
and 5, part alley and part Buffalo
Street, 0.388 acre. Quit claim.
M. Janice Fernow, trustee to
Violet R. Enslow Life Estate, et
al.; Lot 76, 0.22 acre. Fiduciary

Sheriffs Report
Tuesday, Sept. 30
7 a.m. Kyleigh Dawn
Davis, 19, of Melrose, was
charged with failure to control
following a single-vehicle
crash on Ohio 613 east of Ohio
637 in Jackson Township.
She was traveling west on
613 when she changed lanes
to avoid hitting a deer. The
deer entered the eastbound
lane and reports say the driver
swerved to miss the animal.
The 2003 Jeep Liberty went
off the left side of the road
where it flipped twice before
coming to rest on its wheels
in a cornfield. The Jeep was
disabled and towed. Davis
was taken to Paulding County
Hospital by Paulding EMS for
treatment of possible injuries.
Paulding Fire Department
assisted at the scene.
4:57 p.m. Claire Elaine
Nusbaum, 18, of Cloverdale
was cited for failure to control
after a single-car accident on
Road 125 west of Road 263
in Brown Township. Reports
say she was driving east in a
2007 Chevy HHR when she
lost control, went off the north
side of the road, skidding
into and out of a ditch. The
disabled car was towed. She
was not hurt.
Thursday, Sept. 25
1:24 p.m. Possible scam
was reported from Road 87 in
Paulding Township.
3:18 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from Ohio 500 in

Benton Township.
3:19 p.m. An East Daggett
Street resident in Antwerp told
deputies of a dog complaint.
6:25 p.m. Deputies
delivered a message for Ohio
State Highway Patrol on East
Perry Street.
7:22 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from West Wayne
Street in Paulding.
11:10 p.m. Two Grover
Hill fire units and the EMS
responded to a smell of
burning in a kitchen on East
Jackson Street in Grover Hill.
They were there about 30
Friday, Sept. 26
7:55 a.m. Deputies arrested
Jacob Sproul on a warrant.
8:49 a.m. An Auglaize
Township resident of Road
171 reported dump trucks
driving on their private lane,
crushing their new sewer
9:08 a.m. A Brown
Township resident of Road
171 told deputies someone
was parked in their driveway.
3:02 p.m. Identification
theft was investigated in
3:11 p.m. Deputies assisted
Defiance County Sheriffs
office by transporting a
subject to West Perry Street
in Paulding from US 24 in
Emerald Township.
3:24 p.m. Loud noise
complaint came in from Road
95 in Paulding Township.
9:48 p.m. Fight complaint
was handled on East Harmon

Street in Oakwood.
Saturday, Sept. 27
12:04 a.m. As deputies
responded to an alarm at
Wayne Trace High School,
the alarm company told them
to disregard.
6:24 a.m. Witnesses of a
hit-skip accident on Ohio 500
north of Road 132 in Paulding
Township told deputies
someone took out a pole then
12:03 p.m. Dog complaint
was handled on Road 171 in
Paulding Township.
6:27 p.m. Trespassers in a
field were reported on Ohio
111 in Emerald Township.
6:32 p.m. Subjects tearing
property up on Road 60 at
Road 33 in Benton Township
were investigated.
Sunday, Sept. 28
12:23 p.m. Unwanted male
subject at an address on East
Merrin Street in Payne was
1:26 p.m. Building
materials were reported stolen
from Melrose.
4:24 p.m. Theft of a
gun from Melrose was
7:39 p.m. Domestic
situation on South Hyman
Street in Payne was
8:43 p.m. Dispute on Park
Street in Melrose was looked
8:58 p.m. Deputies arrested
Dustin Gee.
9:05 p.m. Report of kids
spray painting in the Melrose

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Park was investigated.

Monday, Sept. 29
12:37 a.m. Telephone
harassment was looked into
in Payne.
1:18 a.m. Suspicious
vehicle with its lights turned
off on Road 177 in Brown
4:39 a.m. Deputies
transported a female to
Antwerp for the Paulding
Police Department.
8:49 a.m. Dog bite on North
Main Street in Payne was
9:52 p.m. Theft of antiques
from a home on Bowman
Road in Jackson Township
was looked into.
3:48 p.m. Deputies
conducted a welfare check
for Defiance County Sheriffs
office on Ohio 111 in
Auglaize Township.
5:09 p.m. Unwanted subject
was handled on North First
Street in Oakwood.
5:10 p.m. Threats were
reported from Ohio 111 in
Auglaize Township.
Tuesday, Sept. 30
9:31 a.m. Unwanted person
was handled at the Paulding
County Fairgrounds.
3:17 p.m. Mailbox damage
was reported by a Emerald
Township resident on Road
Wednesday, Oct. 1
10:12 a.m. Dog complaint
in Latty was handled.
12:57 p.m. Theft on North
First Street in Oakwood was
5:27 p.m. Juvenile matter
was handled on Road 143 in
Emerald Township.
5:32 p.m. Residential alarm
sounded on Ohio 114 in Latty
6:01 p.m. A farmer with
a bean field on Road 143
in Emerald Township told
deputies another person cut
his beans.
7:09 p.m. Violation of a no
contact order was investigated
on West Jackson Street in
Grover Hill.
7:43 p.m. Steven Brown
was arrested on a warrant.
8:14 p.m. Trespassing
in a cemetery on Road 108
in Jackson Township was
9:53 p.m. Deputies assisted
Payne police with a traffic
stop on Ohio 49 north of
Thursday, Oct. 2
2:50 a.m. Loud music
complaint was looked into
on Ohio 111 in Auglaize

The Progress ...

is Paulding Countys
newspaper of record.

Erika Willitzer (left) was installed as the new president of the

Paulding Kiwanis Club for 2015. In charge of the installation was
Rick Kidwell, lieutenant governor for Division 1 South. Willitzer
replaces Jason Landers, who served through 2014.

Common Pleas
Civil Docket
The term et al. refers to and others;
et vir., and husband; et ux., and wife.

First National Bank of

America, East Lansing, Mich.
vs. Joshua L. Collins, Oakwood
and Tina M. Collins, Oakwood
and unknown occupant,
Oakwood and Ohio Department
of Taxation, Columbus and
Paulding County Treasurer,
Paulding. Foreclosures.
In re: the application of
Robert Fessel, John Mohr and
Don Baer, elders of The Calvary
Bible Church, an Ohio nonprofit corp, Paulding. Petition
for the sale of real estate.
Daniel A. Hoffman, Cecil
vs. Cassandra M. Hoffman,
Defiance. Divorce.
Mikel A. Brown, Grover Hill
and Vicki L. Brown, Grover Hill
vs. Steven E. Robey, Ohio City.
Declaratory judgment.
In the matter of: Shawn
Provines, Antwerp and Jill
Provines, Antwerp. Dissolution
of marriage.
Adam Provines, Fort Drum,
N.Y. vs. Miranda Provines,
Maryille. Divorce.
C&Y Oil Company, Inc.,
Payne vs. Zylstra Custom
Manure Application LLC,
Antwerp. Money only.
Marriage Licenses
Kevin Michael Slater,
31, Fort Wayne, machinist,
National Guard and Hannah
Ruth Elizabeth Smith, 27, Fort
Wayne, homemaker. Parents
are Mark Slater and Sandi Perry;
and Samuel Douglas Smith and
Monique Wilson.
Administration Docket
In the Estate of Douglas J.
Reed, last will and testament
In the Estate of Stephen A.
Bland, last will and testament
In the Estate of Sharon
Lucille Chapman, application to
administer file.

Criminal Docket
Martin G. Alejo, 26, address
unavailable, had a bench warrant
with an alert for his arrest
issued Sept. 30 concerning his
indictment alleging possession
of methamphetamine (F5). He
failed to appear in court Sept. 29
for sentencing.
James R. Jewell, 32, of
Paulding, was scheduled for
a pretrial conference on Oct.
16 concerning his indictment
alleging illegal manufacture of
drugs (F2) and illegal assembly
or possession of chemicals for
the manufacture of drugs (F3).
Amy L. Blatteau, 36, of
Paulding, was in court for a
change of plea and sentencing for
domestic violence (F4), felonious
assault (F2) and OVI (M1). The
domestic charge was dismissed
and she was sentenced to two
years in the Ohio Department
of Rehabilitation and Correction
for felonious assault. She was
found guilty of OVI and was
ordered to spend 30 days in jail,
consecutively with a sentence
from another case plus pay
$525 fine and have her license
suspended one year. The 30 days
were served while the case was
pending and she was given 47
days credit toward her prison
term for time served. Court costs
were $1,013 including the fine.
Upon release she is required
to attend drug and alcohol
Alvin S. Hammons, 50, of
Middle Point, was scheduled
for a hearing on a change of
plea concerning his indictment
alleging possession of heroin
(F5). He will be in Court Oct.
Ernest C. Crutchfield, 60,
of Paulding, is being held
on $25,000 bond following
arraignment for possession of
methamphetamine (F5). His
pretrial conference was set for
Oct. 2.

Commissioners Journal
Commissioners Journal September 24, 2014
This 24th day of September, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners
met in regular session with the following members present: Tony Zartman,
Roy Klopfenstein, and Nola Ginter, Clerk. Absent: Fred Pieper.
Brion Hanenkratt, E-911, reported there are three antennas on the 400-foot
public safety tower that are not functioning. He will get an estimate from
ERS. The lights need replaced as well. Hanenkratt noted the need for a base
station to run the 883 frequency. He said one of the E-911 grants can be used
for equipment. The commissioners suggested taking an inventory of the EMA
equipment at the storage facility before purchasing new.
Niki Warncke, MVPO, opened the bids for the CDBG FY13, Paulding
Water Line Improvement Project (see resolution below).
Phil Jackson, INSBIT; Phil Maag and Heather Teegarden, Metalink
Teegarden reported she had reviewed the phone bills for the courthouse. She
noted the phone bills and Internet service bills total over $5,000 per month.
After the upgrade to fiber optic, Teegarden proposed there could be a potential
$800 per month savings. The commissioners will meet with Metalink at a
future date to discuss options.
A motion was made by Klopfenstein to go into executive session at 8:02
a.m. with the Paulding County Prosecutor to discuss legal matters. The motion
was seconded by Zartman. All members voting yea.
At 8:23 a.m. all members present agreed to adjourn the executive session
and go into regular session.
Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby
direct the County Auditor to amend the 2014 Annual Appropriation by
appropriating to the County Court Legal Research Fund (Fund 136), to-wit;
136-001-00001/County Court Legal Research/Other Expenses AMOUNT:
Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the General Fund advanced $5,941.67 to pay 2013 Workers
Comp for Job & Family Services; and
WHEREAS, a line item must be created to allow Job & Family Services to
repay the General Fund; now, therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners does hereby
direct the County Auditor to create the following expense line item for the
Public Assistance Fund (Fund 007), to-wit; Advance Line Item: 007-00199998 - Job & Family Services Building/Advances
This 24th day of August, 2014, being the day advertised in the West Bend
News, a paper of general circulation within the County, as per Section 307.86
of the Ohio Revised Code, bids were received and opened for the CDBG FY
2013 Paulding Water Line Improvement Project, to-wit;
Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay and Ottawa; $66,246; Yes
The specifications will be reviewed with a recommendation to be made
A motion was made by Klopfenstein to go into executive session at 9:40
a.m. with the Paulding County Clerk of Courts to discuss personnel matters.
The motion was seconded by Zartman. All members voting yea.
At 9:55 a.m. all members present agreed to adjourn the executive session
and go into regular session.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 5A

County Court
Civil Docket:
Van Wert County Hospital, Van
Wert vs. Branden D. Kline, Grover
Hill. Other action, satisfied.
Defiance Radiologist Assoc.,
Ottawa Hills vs. Maria Enmark,
Antwerp. Other action, satisfied.
West Bend Printing &
Publication, Antwerp vs. Matthew
Reighter dba Reighter Landscaping
& Design, Payne. Small claims,
Bruce Armstrong, Payne vs.
Daniel Joseph Martinez, Hobart,
Ind. Small claims, satisfied.
Snow & Sauerteig LLP, Fort
Wayne vs. Nicole E. Wannemacher,
Payne. Other action, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of $5,066.90.
Dupont Hospital LLC c/o Slovin
& Associates Co., Cincinnati vs.
Karen M. Price, Paulding. Other
action, judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $371.70.
The State Bank & Trust Co.,
Defiance vs. Michael R. Hasch,
Paulding. Small claims, judgment
for the plaintiff in the sum of
The State Bank & Trust Co.,
Defiance vs. Larry G. Thimlar Jr.,
Hicksville and Holly B. Thimlar,
Hicksville. Small claims, judgment
for the plaintiff in the sum of
The State Bank & Trust Co.,
Defiance vs. Kesia R. Jones,
Paulding. Small claims, judgment
for the plaintiff in the sum of
Van Wert County Hospital,
Van Wert vs. Linda A. Sanchez,
Paulding and Lauro Sanchez Sr.,
Paulding. Other action, satisfied.
Snow & Sauerteig LLP, Fort
Wayne vs. Chad A. Carpenter,
Grover Hill. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in the sum
of $1,446.15.
Snow & Sauerteig LLP, Fort
Wayne vs. Heather Dzib, Antwerp.
Small claims, satisfied.
Defiance Regional Medical
Center, Sylvania vs. Ronald Kline,
Cecil and Tammy Kline, Cecil.
Other action, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of $607.65.
Al-Co Products Inc., Latty
vs. Premier Building Supplies
LLC, West Unity. Small claims,

Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance
vs. Gregory Neer, Paulding. Small
claims, judgment for the plaintiff in
the sum of $38.
Credit Adjustments Inc., Defiance
vs. Wyndy M. Keezer, Antwerp.
Small claims, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of $588.
Criminal Docket:
Michelle A. McCoy, Antwerp,
disorderly conduct; $150 fine, $179
Adan Cruz, Wauseon, disorderly
conduct; $150 fine with $75
suspended, $148.22 costs; complete
an 8-hour program at recovery
service by Nov. 21 and costs to
Jesse Bollenbacher, Defiance,
confinement of dog; $25 fine, $80
Traffic Docket:
Eric J. Autio, Rochester, Mich.,
99/65 speed; $43 fine, $85 costs.
Sarah Jean Doering, Gibsonburg,
78/65 speed; $33 fine, $85 costs.
Devone Lee Albert, Pontiac,
Mich., 87/65 speed; $43 fine, $77
Dustin P. Gilbert, Oakwood,
unsafe vehicle; $68 fine, $77 costs.
Nicholas G. Belancin, West
Lafayette, Ind., 80/65 speed; $43
fine, $80 costs.
Kimberly M. McIntyre-Johnson,
Clinton Twp., Mich., 95/65 speed;
$43 fine, $77 costs.
Karla C. Pace, Taylor, Mich.,
93/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Douglas W. Clouser, Noblesville,
Ind., 76/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
Christina Lynn Waugh,
Greenwood, Ind., 101/65 speed;
$93 fine, $80 costs.
Trenton Henning, Payne, stop
sign; $53 fine, $80 costs.
Jaylyn N. Egnor, Van Wert, seat
belt; $30 fine, $50 costs.
Anthony R. Lopez, Swedesboro,
N.J., 80/65 speed; $43 fine, $85
Juan N. Pyle, Indianapolis, 74/65
speed; $100 fine, $95 costs.
Thaddeus A. Jefferson, Kokomo,
Ind., 79/65 speed; $33 fine, $85
Jered W. Scott, Fort Wayne, seat
belt; $30 fine, $47 costs.

Zhang Xinhna, Andover, Mass.,

81/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Adam M. Goodman, Fort Wayne,
81/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Bethany A. Smith, Ottawa, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Colton N. Ames, Bluffton, Ind.,
seat belt; $30 fine, $50 costs.
Ronald Stephen Saunders,
Edgerton, Wis., 77/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Joshua A. Kosakowski, Toledo,
84/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Sommer E. Reichert, Van Wert,
67/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Catina M. Schneider, Zionsville,
Ind., following too close; $53 fine,
$77 costs.
Curtis M. Johnson, Carey, seat
belt; $30 fine, $52 costs.
Scott R. Herring, Warsaw, Ind.,
85/65 speed; $43 fine, $85 costs.
Brandon S. Clay, Columbus,
FRA susp.; dismissed at the States
Brandon S. Clay, Columbus,
unsafe vehicle; $68 fine, $77 costs;
POC by Oct. 31.
Brandon S. Clay, Columbus, stop
sign; $53 fine; points waived, POC
by Oct. 31.
Brandon S. Clay, Columbus, seat
belt; $30 fine, pay or collection by
Oct. 31.
Colten E. Kreiger, Fort Wayne,
79/65 speed; $33 fine, $85 costs.
Bryon L. Rohda, Oakwood, 70/55
speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Hillard W. Miller, Defiance,
66/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
David Blanco, Antwerp, driving
without license; $50 fine, $87 costs;
complete 10 hours of community
service, may not operate a motor
Christine M. Floyd, Berkley,
70/55 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Keanna D. Hanefeld, Continental,
71/55 speed; $63 fine, $77 costs.
Michelle Renee Hill, Melrose,
67/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
James M. Wellman, Defiance,
68/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Meagan J. Weller, Oakwood,
68/55 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Daniel S. Eidson, Canton, Mich.,
85/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Nathaniel D. Wickey, Grabill,
Ind., 76/55 speed; $43 fine, $77

Police Report



Thursday, Sept. 25
5:25 p.m. Police were called
for a domestic situation on Tom
Tim Drive.
8 p.m. A female caller told
officers two subjects in makeup
and masks were outside a West
Perry Street business harassing
people. They were gone when
police arrived.
8:48 p.m. Neighbor problems
were looked into on South
Williams Street.
11:45 p.m. A West Jackson
Street resident told police a
woman was trying to sell his
CDs on Facebook. Officers
recovered one CD from the
Saturday, Sept. 27
3:11 a.m. Officers were called
to Caroline Street near Summit
Street where there was a car
parked in the street and people
were being loud. Officers found
several subjects in and out of the
vehicle yelling at one another.
The people in the car were told
to go home.
12:24 p.m. Police were called
to assist Paulding EMS with an
unresponsive male on North
Main Street. He was transferred
to Paulding County Hospital
where he was pronounced dead.
Sunday, Sept. 28
3:54 a.m. Children were
heard crying in the 700 block of
North Walnut. Police arrived,
finding a vehicle with the door
open and a pile of clothes at
the end of the driveway. The
female who answered to door
told officers all was well.
1:56 p.m. A McDonald
Pike facility reported a female

4:44 p.m. Theft of a guitar
and a hand sweeper, total value
around $300, was reported from
West Perry Street.
5:44 p.m. Two milk cans
were reported stolen from a
Sugar Street location.
9:16 p.m. Neighbor problems
involving loud music and a
barking dog were looked into
on North Sherman Street.
9:28 p.m. Neighbor problems
were reported by a Miles Street
10:51 p.m. An East Perry
Street resident told police they
heard a knocking at their door.
No one was seen in the area.
Monday, Sept. 29
4:06 a.m. Following a 911
hang-up, officers found a female
sitting in a vehicle on Tom Tim
Drive. After investigation,
police asked a deputy to
transport her to her Antwerp
3:48 p.m. Threats were
reported from South Williams
Street. Those involved were told
to avoid one another.
6:54 p.m. Police responded
to an alarm on McDonald Pike,
finding all to be secure.
11:39 p.m. The female
walkaway from the previous day
was located on Tom Tim Drive
and returned to the McDonald
Pike facility.
Tuesday, Sept. 30
8:07 a.m. Damage to a vehicle
overnight on West Perry Street
was reported.
3:50 p.m. A mother of a
Paulding High School student
called to report another instance
of bullying to her child while at
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4:02 p.m. Officers spoke

with a door-to-door salesman
on North Main Street following
a call about an unwanted man.
Upon learning a solicitors
license was required, the man
had his boss pick him up.
4:22 p.m. Juvenile matter was
handled on Nancy Street.
10:33 p.m. Prowler was
seen on West Jackson Street.
Officers were unable to locate
the subject. A second call came
in a short time later; again the
subject was gone when officers
Thursday, Oct. 2
3:14 p.m. Window damage to
a structure on Bittersweet Drive
was investigated.
4:30 p.m. The Gardens of
Paulding told officers medicine
was missing.
4:55 p.m. Neighbor problems
on South Williams Street were
looked into. Subjects involved
were told to avoid one another.
7:45 p.m. A Tom Tim Drive
resident told officers of threats
made while at a store in town.
10:30 p.m. Officers were
called to Sugar Street for a
family disturbance. They
transported a male to a relatives

Woodchuck Implement &
Repair LLC, Oakwood; auto
mechanical and electrical repairs.
Joshua D. Koenig, dba
Koenig Consulting, Paulding;
management, scientific, technical
consulting services.

Sarah J. Garrison, Lafayette, Ind.,

no brake lights; $68 fine, $82 costs.
Saud A.R. Almarri, Carbondale,
Ill., 85/65 speed; $43 fine, $77
Balra Singh Chandare, Brampton,
Ont., 84/65 speed; $43 fine, $77
Christopher J. Egan, Ajax, Ont.,
80/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Derrell A. Burks, Southfield,
Mich., 86/65 speed; $43 fine, $80
Terry L. Daniels, Paulding, stop
sign; $53 fine, $77 costs.
Michelle C. Dunham, Grover
Hill, 68/55 speed; $33 fine, $77
Amy J. Yates, Defiance, seat belt;
$30 fine, $50 costs.
Rebecca L. Byers, Toledo, 74/65
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Aaron Contreraz, Paulding, stop
sign; $53 fine, $77 costs.
A. Dean Louth, Columbus Grove,
66/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Christine E. Shrider, Paulding,
failure to control; $73 fine, $77
Faisal R. Almarri, Carbondale,
Ill., 107/65 speed; $93 fine, $80
Amber Tisha Doctor, Defiance,
88/65 speed; $63 fine, $80 costs.

Noblesville, Ind., 79/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Juan A. Rodriguez-Galdamez,
Silverspring, Md., 80/65 speed;
$100 fine, $112 costs.
Ryan M. Sprow, Sherwood,
driving under suspension; $100
fine with $75 suspended, $87 costs,
POC by Oct. 31; physical license
was given back in open court.
Ernest C. Crutchfield, Montpelier,
FRA susp.; $75 fine, $107 costs;
POC by April 24, 2015.
Mujtaba S. Mohammed, Peoria,
Ill., 83/65 speed; $43 fine, $85 costs.
Anthony S. Halbgewoks,
Continental, 70/55 speed; $63 fine,
$77 costs.
Toija M. Johnson, Fishers, Ind.,
82/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Robley J. Albright, Toledo, 87/65
speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Konswayla L. Houston, Toledo,
87/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Marci Michelle Stanley,

Indianapolis, 88/65 speed; $43 fine,

$80 costs.
Kendra L. Perrine-Johnson,
Birmingham, Mich., 91/65 speed;
$43 fine, $77 costs.
Daniel L. Gunderman, Celina,
71/55 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Lacinda K. Conley, Oakwood,
67/55 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Sherry Heibein, Monkton, Ont.,
77/65 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Vincent K. Perkins, Indianapolis,
80/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Jamy M. Sherlock, Dearborn,
Mich., 84/65 speed; $43 fine, $80
Christopher J. Mallett, Denton,
Texas, 79/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
Lorie A. Baughman, Paulding,
71/55 speed; $63 fine, $80 costs.
Lucas A. Clark, Convoy, seat belt;
$30 fine, $50 costs.
Ashley Weaver Cuthbertson,
Buffalo, N.Y., 79/65 speed; $33 fine,
$80 costs.
L. Paul Gallagher, Paulding, 71/55
speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Kenneth W. Ogle, Delphos, 68/55
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Nicole M. Harvey, Defiance, seat
belt; $20 fine, $52 costs.
Justin B. Parlato, Zionsville, Ind.,
79/65 speed; $33 fine, $85 costs.
Corey Tramell Johnson, Belleville,
Mich., 89/65 speed; $50 fine,
$112.49 costs.
Michael A. Tucker, Marion, Ind.,
80/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Philip Lee Clark, Kaneohe, Hawaii,
79/65 speed; $33 fine, $77 costs.
Lindsay R. Pawlowski, New
Baltimore, Mich., 88/65 speed; $43
fine, $80 costs.
Ben Shmuel, New Haven, Ind.,
79/65 speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Daniel J. Gillem, Richmond,
Mich., 95/65 speed; $93 fine, $80
Carrie E. Soto, Adrian, Mich.,
87/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Myka R. McGaffic, Newell,
W.Va., assured clear distance; $68
fine, $80 costs.
Richard J. Schock Jr., Centerville,
72/55 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
James Ci Sutter, Indianapolis,
79/65 speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Teresa L. Linick, Avon Lake,
81/65 speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.

Commissioners offer proclamation

supporting United Way
Feature Writer
Following a meeting with Paulding County
United Way director Sonya Herber, the Paulding
County commissioners offered a proclamation of
support for the United Way of Paulding County.
We urge residents to participate in the fundraising
campaign in support of the United Way of Paulding
County and its partner agencies, thereby making
ours a more caring and compassionate community
where we all Give. Advocate. Volunteer. Live
United, states the proclamation.
The commissioners feel that the United Way is a
very important part of the community, commented
Commissioner Tony Zartman. We feel that its so
important from the commissioners standpoint to
have this involvement. They offer so many services
that cant be offered in the public arena.
They have a wonderful skill set and experienced
network to make it all happen, noted Commissioner
Roy Klopfenstein. They dont have to go through
all of the bureaucracy that we do on the county
government level.
Herber said that when people approach her with

needs, she always says, Lets see if we can figure

this out. Lets see what we can do to help you.
The commissioners praised the local organization
for advancing the common good and creating
opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on
the three key building blocks of education, income
and health.
The United Way movement creates long lasting
community change by addressing the underlying
cause of problems that prevent progress, said
Herber said that the local agency is constantly
working on ways to help situations where there is
continual need to become more self-sustaining.
We are prepared to help take care of
emergency needs, but in cases where there is
cyclical poverty, we are doing all we can to train
those involved to become more self-sustaining,
said Herber.
We wanted to make the public aware of the
good that comes out of the United Way office and
how it helps our community, said Zartman. The
commissioners back them and we encourage others
to do the same.

Oakwood Gleaners to meet Oct. 23

Arbor 759 met together on Sept.
25 for the monthly meeting.
Since the last meeting the
group has been active with a
variety of activities that are a part
of the requirements of the Gleaner
Insurance Co.
The group met at Henrys
restaurant in Ottawa for their
annual dinner to celebrate the end
of a good year and to introduce
what events are planned for the
coming year.
The group sponsored a blood
mobile on Aug. 25 in cooperation
with the John Paulding Historical
society. Another bloodmobile is
planned for Dec. 15 hosted by


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Arbor at the museum location.

A window was designed for the
Labor Day festivities at Oakwood,
sharing that Oakwood Arbor has
donated more than $70,000 back
into the community through their
volunteers hours over the last ten
years. Members of Arbor cleaned
the grounds and streets after the
homecoming festivities, and
also manned the bingo game on
Monday of the festival.
CSRA recipients will be
honored at the October meeting.
A teenager, a young adult and a
senior adult who volunteer are
chosen yearly for the award.
Representatives of organizations
that will have a levy on the ballot

in November and those who are

being opposed for an office are
invited to speak. An additional
activity is the semiannual roadside
pickup along Ohio 66 north of
A new venue for volunteer
hours for the coming year was
introduced. Arbor members no
longer need to keep an accurate
account of the month volunteer
Hosts for the evening were
Dale and Edna Mae Spitnale.
Next meeting will be Oct. 23 at 7
p.m. at the Twin Oaks Fellowship
Hall in Oakwood. Visitors are
always welcome to attend the

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6A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, October 8, 2014



MR. and MRS.

Mrs. Gary Gerken of rural
Paulding will be celebrating
their golden wedding
Gary Gerken and Linda
Kay Porter were married
Oct. 10, 1964, at Mount
Zion United Methodist
Church, near Grover Hill,
by the Rev. Mark Burden.
The couple are the
parents of two children,
Rich (Heather) Gerken
of Defiance and Angel
(Steve) Schroeder of
Paulding. They also have
six grandchildren.

Emily Noggle and Ryan

Reinhart, both of Convoy, have
announced their engagement
and approaching marriage.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Dave and Amy
Noggle of Payne. She is a
graduate of Wayne Trace
High School and currently
attending the University
of Northwestern Ohio for
business administration. She
is employed at Cooper Farms
in Van Wert as the human
resource assistant.
The prospective groom, a
graduate of Paulding High
School, is the son of Chris and
Anne Reinhart of Paulding
and Don and Nora Arbuckle
of Fort Wayne. He is a 2013
graduate of the University of
Northwestern Ohio where he
earned his diesel mechanics
degree. He is currently
employed at Crow Lift Trucks
in Fort Wayne.
The couple will exchange
wedding vows at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at
Trinity United Methodist
Church in Van Wert.

(The Paulding Progress maintains
a file of birthdays and anniversaries.
To make any changes, please call
our office at 419-399-4015 during
business hours, email to progress@
progressnewspaper.org, or drop us a
note to P.O. Box 180, Paulding.)

Oct. 11 Mary Jane Clark,

Kristal Coil, Fran Connin,
Zelma Dickerhoff, Rhonda
Downing, Hannah Dunham,
Andrea Estle, Chris D. Etzler,
Kacy Hornish, Gabriel Keith,
Chad Lantow, Carter Manz,
Mary Ann Waters, Ashley
Wenninger, Terry Wilhelm.
Oct. 12 Angie Bennett,
Densmore, Justin Doel, Mary
Jane Fulk, Alan Griffiths,
Shane Jeffreys, Ceiarra
Mekus, Bryce Mills, Aiden
Provines, Chelsey Straka,
Betty Stubberfield.
Oct. 13 Lydia Brewer,
Amanda Estle, Chelsie
Goyings, Madison Harpel,
Skyler Huth, Kade Krouse,
Brandi Lengacher, Caleb
Schlegel, Donnie Schmidt, Jo
Ellen Singer, Nate Overmyer.
Oct. 14 Kameron Apple,
Jessica Carnahan, Ava Foltz,
Soren Hessler, Mary Jewel,
Dennis Recker, Nicholas
Secrist, Dylan Shawver,
Bobbie Sherry.

Oct. 15 Anastasia
Gonzales, Yolanda J. Guerra,
Duane Riggenbach, Chelsa
Ripke, Elaine Sierer, Cheryl
Stromski, Phillip Wharry,
Landyn Whitman.
Oct. 16 Cinday Campbell,
Bruce Caris, Riley Coil,
Lelabel Dangler, Josiah
Gordon, Brandon Griffiths,
Nicholas Guelde, Allyssa
Shaffer, Kenneth Skeldon,
Laura Thornell, Logan Vance.
Oct. 17 Carolyn Baird,
Taiann Bartley, Tisha Elliott,
Grace Goyings, Steve
Heilshorn, Sarah Knapp,
Neleen McMillen, Norman
Moore, Tara Shuller, Travis
Stoller, Courtney Young.

Oct. 11 Keith and Tiffany
Oct. 12 Dan and Darlene
Knapp, Bruce and Debra Miller.
Oct. 13 Carl and Cara
Oct. 15 Jerry and Karen
Bortel, Al and Jo Ellen Singer.
Oct. 16 Cledith and Rita
Farris, Joseph and Jennifer
Stanford Jr.
Oct. 17 Tony and Kelly
Ankney, Richard and Janet






Van Wert Co Fairgrounds

US 127, Van Wert, OH

FridAy, Oct. 17
SAturdAy, Oct. 18
Crafts galore in all three buildings!
All day long both days:

Wagon Rides Apple Butter Cookin

Fresh Caramel Corn Makin
Maple Syrup Cookin Pony Rides
Van Wert County Art Show Kids Games
Working Model Train Display
Face Painting
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
at the American Legion Chicken Shack

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Ad Pa r k in
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R i ainme
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Administration Building: Flu shots from 4 to 6pm

Friday, October 17

Junior Fair Building Stage:

Trinity from 5 to 6pm
Pams School of Dance from 6:30 to 7:30pm
Blind Date Band from 7:30 to 9pm
All buildings open 11am to 9pm

Saturday, October 18

Apple Festival
dedicated to
Coral Marbaugh
Thanks for
your years of

Jim Langham/Paulding County Progress

CONTRIBUTE TO ALS RESEARCH Employees from Taylor Products in Payne recently raised money toward ALS research and
presented to the Mills familys fundraising effort, Miles for Mills. Since July, the family has contributed $3,800 to research for
the disease at Northwestern University. Accepting the check are (left) LeeAnn Hook, Edie Mills and Bob Mills. Other employees
include Josh Duslak, Zoey and Chaney Crimsen, Ashley McMichael, Eric Tigner, Nicole Goings and Josh Williams.

Homestead Donkeys & Petting Zoo

North Gate: Mile Fun Run at 11:30am
Administration Building: Flu shots from 10am-2pm
Junior Fair Building Stage:
Katlyn Wendel 9 to 9:30am
Kim Hohmans Dance Works 10 to 11am
Hilligans Bluegrass Band 11:30am to 1:30pm
Happy Daz 2 to 4pm
All buildings open 11am to 5 pm
Apple Festival Sponsors:

VW Co. Foundation Eaton Corp.

Gold Sponsors Brickers Funeral Home
Murphys Trash Service Van Wert Federal Savings Bank
Van Wert Best Auto Hall Lumber Company, Inc.
Greif Bros., Inc. Isaac Van Wert Post 178, Inc.
Silver Sponsors Van Wert Propane, Inc.
Venedocia Lions Club Cowans Funeral Home
Laudicks Jewelry, Inc. Cooper Farms Cooked Meats
1st Federal Savings & Loan Wilkinson Printing Co.
Motor Inn Family Restaurant McCoys Flowers & Diamonds
Bronze Sponsors Brookside Convenience Store
Alexander & Bebout, Inc. Alspach Gearhart Funeral Home
Farm Credit Mid-America Pond Seed Co. Photostar
Balyeats Coffee Shop Bee Gee Realty and Auction Co.
Collins Fine Foods Frickers Lee Kinstle GM Sales & Service
Manley Meats Northwestern Ohio Welch Trophy
Taylors Auto Sales Tractor Supply Company
J&A MechanizingGrocery Willshire Scott Variety Store
The Orchard TreeHohh Hauter Chinatown Express
Flat Land SupplyJerry Koening
Barrys Family Market, Rockford
Something from the Garden P&R Home IV Services
Lees ACE Hardware F&S Floor Covering
Honorary Life Members Vera Pruden

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 7A

All keyed up!

Keys, keys keys. We have
keys for everything. There are
keys to get in the house, start
our cars, mowers, golf carts
and keys to get in the garage.
I really dont like carrying
keys because I can never
find them, especially in my
cluttered purse. By the way,
has anyone ever invented a
remote control beeping key
I personally have had two
experiences with lost keys
in the past two weeks. Of
course, I only had one set and
they were the only keys to get
in my house.
The first time I lost my
house keys, I had gone to
the Bluffton Street Fair with
my daughter. It was a nice
glorious day and we had fun
playing games and eating.
We got back to my house and
I was going to get my keys
out of my purse to open the
front door. After all, I knew I
put them in that pocket of my
Oh no! I dug down deep
and no keys. I was on the
back patio and decided to
dump my purse out on the
table. No luck! No keys. How
was I ever going to get in the
house? I only have one set
and if I lost them I was up the
creek without a paddle.
After searching doggedly
for about a half hour, my
daughter finally said, Well
lets try going in the window.
She proceeded to get a ladder
out of the garage, and lifted
up a window and climbed
in. She came around back,
unlocked the door and she
was holding my keys in her
hand. Very calmly she said,
Mother, you never took your
keys, they were right where
you keep them. Oh, did I
feel bad, but we did retrieve

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Nancy Whitaker
my keys.
The other night, I had a
gig in Defiance. When I got
home, it was dark and I started
fishing in my purse for my
keys. I opened my car door so
the lights would stay on and I
mean I looked and looked for
those keys.
I thought, Oh no. Dear
God, please help me, I sure
dont want to lose my keys
again. Well, no luck. Those
important, lousy keys were
missing again. It was getting
late, but I had to call my
daughter, who lives a street
over, to come to my rescue.
When I called her she said,
Oh no. Not again!
I was sobbing, but replied,
I am so sorry, but I lost my
keys and just cant find them
in my purse or in the car.
She arrived within a few
minutes, got out the ladder
and again climbed in a
window. Meanwhile, I was
crying and yelling, I am so
sorry, but your mama just
isnt responsible enough to
handle a set of keys.
After we got in the house,
we looked and looked for
those keys and they were
nowhere to be found. I called

the landlord who didnt have

access to his set at that time.
I called my friends and they
promised me they would look
around the venue site the next
I just cannot tell you how
irresponsible I felt and how
worried I was. I went to bed
and tossed and turned most
of the night. I was not only
worried about the missing
keys, but I just felt very
immature and careless.
The next morning I was
looking around the house and
I heard a knock on my back
door. I peeked out and there
stood my next door neighbor
holding a set of keys.
He asked, Are these
I said, Oh, Lord, yes!
Where did you find them?
He replied that he was
putting a collar on his cat
and looked down and saw
them on the ground. This was
close to the spot where I had
retrieved my ghost Halloween
decoration which had blown
over. I repeatedly thanked
him and and offered to pay
him. I commented, You just
dont know how worried Ive
been. That is the only set I
The key finder did not want
any reward, but he just didnt
realize how happy he made me
by finding those elusive keys.
I said, Thank you, Jesus.
Lord, help me never to lose
them again.
I have always lost things
such as my purse, cellphone,
glasses and, yes, my car keys
as well as house keys.
Am I scatterbrained? Do
I not pay attention to what I
am doing? Is it because I am
blonde? You tell me and Ill
give you a Penny for Your

Zoetis granted license

for PED virus vaccine
By Mark Holtsberry
Education specialist
Paulding SWCD
Zeotis Inc. has announced that the U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) has
granted a conditional license for a vaccine
to help fight epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv)
in pigs. The two-dose inactivated vaccine,
licensed for use in healthy pregnant sows
and gilts is designed to help them develop
antibodies that can be transmitted to their
newborn piglets, Zoetis anticipates the
vaccine will be available to veterinarians and
pork producers later in September.
The vaccine is given as a 2 ml intramuscular
(IM) injection to sows or gilts prior to
farrowing. Two doses given three weeks
apart are recommended, with the second dose
given two weeks prefarrowing. Previously
vaccinated sows should receive a single dose
given two weeks before farrowing.
To receive the conditional license, the
vaccine was shown to be safe in a field
safety study, and a reasonable expectation of
efficacy was demonstrated. Zoetis is working
to complete the studies necessary to obtain
full licensure in the United States.
Zoetis continues work with Iowa State
University on a second vaccine approach
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these vaccine research programs could

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Paulding County fields being scouted

Palmer amaranth found in Putnam County

By Sarah Noggle
OSU Extension Educator
major noxious weeds:
palmer, spiny, and water
hemp (amaranth) have
been found in Putnam
County, according to Steve
Prochaska, area agronomist
for OSU Extension.
Prochaska and Jim
Hoorman recently found
Palmer amaranth on one
farm near Continental, spiny
amaranth on two farms in the
Sugar Creek flood plains near
Kalida, and water hemp at one
site near Continental along the
road and near a corn field.
Upon further inspection, it
was seen that the plants have
viable black seeds which are
extremely small, tip-of-apen size. Pigweeds, of which
amaranth is a member, has
both male and female plants,
so the plants can cross pollinate
with native pigweed and they
have a lot of hybrid vigor.
Profiles indicate amaranth
plants are highly adaptable
and can be extremely hard to
control. Yield losses as high
as 80-90% may be common
on fields where the weeds
are not controlled. Officials
say farmers should be on the
lookout for strange patches of
weeds or even single weeds.
Paulding County OSU
Extension Educator, Sarah
Noggle has been out scouting
fields in Paulding County over
the last week.
I truly feel that if this
becomes an issue, the first
thing is to act quickly.
We need to have a notolerance philosophy on the
Palmer amaranth species.
If a producer questions any
weeds, I am willing to walk
the fields in question with
local farmers and help identify
the difference between the
Palmer, spiny and water
I have free resources
available also in my office to
help with the identification
process. We have the means
to send in any sample to the
labs at Ohio State for final
identification or to determine
resistance to herbicides.
Please, if (you are) in question

take action now.

Contact the Paulding
County Extension office
to have an unknown weed
identified by calling 419-3998225, or Noggles cell phone
number, 419-506-1890.
The Palmer amaranth was
discovered first in a 100-acre
soybean field on the edge
of the field in neighboring
Putnam County. However,
several plants were found
in patches and scatted
throughout the field.
Palmer was also found in
a sweet corn patch that had
6-year-old solid manure which
was infested with Palmer seed.
So far, these are the only two
sites found. It was indicated
that a Putnam County dairy
supplying the manure had
stopped using cotton seed meal
six years ago. Anyone using
dairy manure from a neighbor
should check to make sure they
are not using cotton seed meal
imported from Southern states.
Humans easily transport
the small seeds through grain,
seed, or feed contamination;
or on equipment such as
combines. Used equipment
bought from the South like
combines, harvesters, and
even tires can hold thousands
of seeds and easily infest
nearby fields. It is thought
the 100-acre field was likely
infested by a sprayer or
mower used to spray the
corn patch because they
were separated by several
buildings, a windbreak, and
away from prevailing winds.
Extension personnel say
farmers should avoid buying
Southern-used equipment
because it is almost
impossible to clean the
machine adequately.

It is easy to misidentify
Palmer amaranth because it
looks similar to three other
common amaranth species:
redroot pigweed (Amaranthus
retroflexus), smooth pigweed
(Amaranthus hybridus),
and common water hemp
(Amaranthus rudis). The
resemblance is especially
strong during the seedling
stages of growth.
Palmer amaranth looks
like many pigweed species
and can reach a height of
6- 8 feet tall. It is extremely
competitive and aggressive.
It has a rapid growth rate of
up to 2.5 inches per day, high
drought tolerance, a high
seed production of 100,000500,000 seeds per plant and
has developed herbicide
resistance to glyphosate or
Roundup and/or ALS.
Palmer amaranth has
smooth stems and leaves with
no hairs that help to distinguish
it from native pigweeds and
Powell amaranth. The male
plant has a smooth long
tail while the females tend
to be extremely prickly.
Unfortunately, Palmer plants
appear to mature quicker than
local authorities first thought,
with seed heads appearing on
plants only six inches tall.
Since the seed heads are
so small, Palmer amaranth
germinates from very shallow
depths, less than .25 inch. If
a severe infestation occurs, it
is suggested that plowing the
soil to a depth of six inches
will prevent germination as
long as the seed is completely

buried. The seed only lasts

three to four years. The field
needs to be no-tilled and soil
disturbance minimized for the
next five to six years for this
strategy to work.
Cereal rye, radish, and
cover crops can be utilized
in the fall to compete with
the weeds for sunlight and
nutrients. Cereal rye and
radish both have natural
herbicides or allelopathic
effects that prevent weeds
from germinating in the fall
and early spring. Regular crop
rotation is also beneficial,
especially away from
Farmers are encouraged
to harvest fields with known
infestations of Palmer, spiny,
or water hemp last to prevent
weed seed spread. However,
birds, deer, and the wind are
known to disperse the seed.
Herbicides that control
Palmer amaranth include
Liberty Linked Soybeans,
atrazine, 2-4D, banvel,
metribuzin, metachlor and
several other herbicides.
One strategy is to use a preemergence herbicide with
residual control followed by
another herbicide treatment
at a later date with both a
pre-emergence and a postemergence herbicide to give
longer weed control.
For more information,
see the Purdue fact sheet
biology, identification,
and management: https://

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PAULDING The Paulding County Hospital Board of
Trustees met on Oct. 2. Robert Goshia, Chief Financial Officer,
reported that the month of August resulted in a modest income.
This is the first financial gain reported in many months. The
positive income was attributed largely to the steps taken to reduce
expenses to offset the declining payments made by Medicare,
Medicaid and insurance carriers.
The board authorized the CEO to enter into a contract with
United Allergy Services to develop an allergy testing and
treatment program at Paulding County Hospital. This program
will offer testing for 60 airborne and mold allergies through each
of the hospitals seven physician offices.
Patients found to have allergies may be able to participate in
a program to help them to become resistant to the allergy. The
program has proven successful in treating patients and eliminating
the common symptoms that allergy sufferers must endure.
For those patients found to have allergies, the physician may
order a custom formulation of the allergy source. The patient will
self-administer the solution through injection with a very small
needle. Ideally, through repeated exposure to the source of the
allergy the patient becomes desensitized to the allergy source.
Randy Ruge, CEO, reported that the hospital will be offering
a special reduced price for mammograms during the months of
October and November. The American College of Radiology
recommends that women aged 40 and over have an annual
The special rate of $100 paid at the time of the examination
includes the mammogram, the interpretation, and a bone density
screening test. Women wishing to schedule a study should contact
the hospital at 419-399-1131.

Public invited to share ideas

at entrepreneurship forum
ARCHBOLD If you have
ever dreamed of owning your
own business or turning an idea
into a product, the upcoming
Entrepreneurship Forum at
Northwest State Community
College (NSCC) may be the
launching pad you are looking
for. Attendees will have five
minutes to present their ideas
to a panel of entrepreneurship
experts who will provide
feedback and advice.
Television shows like
Shark Tank have helped
put entrepreneurship in the
spotlight. However, many
who have great ideas for
a product or business never
pursue them because they
dont know where to go or
what to do, said Lisa Becher,
business faculty at Northwest
State. Our goal with this event
is to provide an opportunity
for people to share their ideas,
receive feedback from experts
in the field and walk away with
an outline of how to make their
dream a reality.
The entrepreneurship forum
is open to anyone who would
like to present an idea, but
reservations are required. We
are excited to include local high
school students and Northwest
State Community College
students, and we hope to have
community participants as
well, said Becher. A variety

of perspectives and ideas will

really enhance the event and
provide for some excellent
The panel will include
Jerry L. Zielke, director of
Paulding County Economic
Development; Joel Miller,
executive director of
Henry County Chamber
of Commerce; Diamond
Zimmerman, coordinator
for the Williams County
Economic Development
Corporation; Matt Gilroy,
executive director of the
Fulton County Economic
Development Corporation;
Isaac Lee, president/CEO of
the Defiance Area Chamber
of Commerce; Mike Wolfe,
Ph.D., dean of business at
NSCC; and representatives
from the commercial lending
department at First Federal
The entrepreneurship forum
will take place from 10 a.m.noon Tuesday, Oct. 28 in
the Voinovich Auditorium
at NSCC. Lunch, sponsored
by First Federal Bank, is
included. The event is free, but
reservations are required by
Friday, Oct. 24.
To reserve a presentation
time or for more information,
contact Lisa Becher at
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress -9 A

We Salute Paulding County 4-H During

National 4-H Week - October 6-12

4-H campers practicing their archery skills

and aiming for the bulls eye.

Youth showing their market steer projects.

A large group photo of all 4-H members in Paulding County. The shirts We Care About Our Animals were donated by Farm Bureau and many county sponsors.

Paulding County 4-H is a

wonderful opportunity for everyone and anyone. 4-H offers over
200 different projects ranging from
animals to rockets, cake decorating,
art, clothing and many other projects. If you are interested in joining
4-H please contact the Extension
Office at 419-399-8225 and we can
help you find a club and a project
that fits you. Enrollment forms are
available online along with a listing
of the 4-H Clubs in Paulding County
at our website paulding.osu.edu.
Enrollment deadline for new members is February 1st. 4-H is a great
way to meet new friends and take
part in fun activities. Come Join in
the Fun!

4-H cake made by Sydney Miller for her

cake decorating project.

Pictured here is camp counselor Alec Kuhn with

campers canoeing their way back to 4-H Camp Palmer
after playing dead fish hockey on Harrison Lake.

The Blue Ribbon Workers had the local volunteer fire departments teach 4-H youth about fire and smoke safety during their 4-H meeting.

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The mystery journey

of monarch migration
If I were asked to list one
of the great mysteries of the
natural world around me, it
would be the migration of
the monarch butterfly. Each
fall, at the right time and
signal, monarchs launch an
unbelievable journey from
places like Paulding County,
Ohio to the fir forests of westcentral Mexico.
There, they will spend the
winter on south-facing slopes
in numbers large enough to
break tree boughs. No one
knows exactly what tells them
to leave their northern habitat
but it is believed that they are
influenced by such factors
as shortened days, cooler
temperatures and possibly, the
chemical compounds found in
the late-season milkweeds the
caterpillars feed on.
The fascinating thing about
all of this is that a monarch
butterfly can leave the Black
Swamp Reserve in Paulding
and miraculously somehow
travel 3,000 miles to join its
fellow species brothers and
sisters in central Mexico
without any teaching, training
or instruction.
No one apparently teaches
the butterflies of their long
trip. It seems that the itinerary
is passed along through
generations as programmed
information. They just
somehow know.


This summer as I have spent
hours and hours walking on
various trails in wetlands and
woodlands, I have become
fascinated more than ever
by monarchs. For one thing,
they are extremely hard to
photograph. They are so
squirmy. They never stand or
sit still long enough to focus
through the lens. Perhaps
the 3,000-mile journey is
what they need to work the
willies out of them.
These days, I keep
comparing their upcoming
journey to life itself. None of
us know what is ahead of us
anymore than the monarchs
do about their journey. We
dont really know which way
we will go or where we will
land. Yet, we just keep going.


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October 11

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Paulding County Progress
to publish public records as
they are reported or released
by various agencies.
Names appearing in For
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without exception, to
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Soybean harvest is in full swing these days as farmers spend afternoon and evening in their
bean fields.

Harvest off to a good start

Feature Writer
PAULDING Ohio State University
agriculture extension agent Sarah Noggle
said earlier this week that harvest is getting
in full swing in many parts of the county. In
particular, bean harvest is increasing, with
yields ranging from the 40s to mid-60s being
reported in her office early on. Many beans
are dry with moisture rates of 11-13 percent
common in most fields.
Also, silage harvest is still going on in
many parts of the county, but is finishing up
Its interesting; even though some beans
look green, the moisture rate is pretty dry,
noted Noggle. Pod size, seed size and the
number of pods all affect the test weight.
In addition, many farmers also continue to
cut hay.
The tons of silage being harvested is
phenomenal, said Noggle. Its been
very high. Its making some of those fields
farmers thought would go to silage under
consideration for regular corn harvest.
Noggle said that all indications are that
farmers are going to have another very
productive corn harvest.
Corn is at black layer or past and is
hardening, observed Noggle. The kernels
are drying down now. Some people have
started corn harvest.
Noggle said that current moisture in corn
harvest is 22 percent, compared to desired

Scott Wagner


5-8 pm


There is something innate

about intuitive trust in our
Creator that keeps us on a
path we do not know as we
travel down a road where
weve never been before. We
dart and land, dart and land,
and yet somehow, we arrive!
This summer, I had such a
wonderful personal friendship
with Ronnie, the red-winged
blackbird. They started their
migration in early August. I
often think about Ronnie and
wonder where his migration
took him. Apparently, redwinged blackbirds, especially
those from wetlands in the
north, often end up in southern
pasture fields.
The power of the intuitive is
indeed fascinating. Somehow
we often make moves that
lead us to realms where things
seem right. The power of the
journey within continues to be
extra fascinating, but I think
I know who is in charge of the
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The recent warm-up was a good help to
the corn, observed Noggle. Its helping dry
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Noggle said that last Friday she made 72
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Cecil and Antwerp. She noted that she is
working on the random rate throughout the
county in an attempt to scout soybean fields.
Corn harvest will be a long harvest this
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Paulding County Church Directory

Antwerp Community Church, 704 S. Erie St., SR 49, Antwerp; Pastor
Ricky L. Grimes 419-258-2069. Bible Study Fellowship 9:30 am; Contemporary Worship 10:30 am, Wednesday Discipleship Study, 7:00 pm
Antwerp United Methodist Church, East River Street, Rev. Pastor Mike
Schneider, church telephone number is 258-4901, Comtemporaty service
Sunday 8:30a.m., Sunday school 9:30a.m., Traditional Service 10:30a.m.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N.
Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Sunday at 8:30am.
First Baptist Church, 5482 CR 424, Pastor Todd Murray, 258-2056,
Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.,
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 126 W. River St., Pastor Mike Pennington,
258-2864, Sunday school at 11:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:00 a.m.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 2937 US 24, 258-2290. Public
talk 10 a.m. Sunday, Congregation Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School
& Service Meeting, Theocratic school 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert Becker. Sunday school at 9
a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.
Riverside Christian Church, 15413 St. Rt. 49, (corner Ohio 49 and Road
192), Antwerp. 258-3895, Pastor Regan Clem.
Apostolic Christian Church, 13562 Road 147, Defiance (Junction), 3993121, William Schlatter, Elder, Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and 12:30
p.m., Sunday school at 1 p.m., Wednesday services at 7:30 p.m.
Bethel Christian Church, Ohio 66, Defiance (Arthur), Pastor Christopher
Baker, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Church of Christ, corner of County Roads 166 and 191, Evangelist Lonnie Lambert, 399-5022, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Bible
study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Junction Bible Christian Church, County Road 111, Defiance (Junction),
393-2671 or JunctionBible@copper.net, Rev. C. Joseph Fifer, Sunday
school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship follows at 10:30 a.m & Bible Study on
Wed. at 7pm.
Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, County Road 180, Defiance
(Junction), Rev. Alan Ray Newsome, Sunday worship at 11 a.m., evening
service at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m.
Rock Church, SR 637, Five Span-Arthur area, Pastor Bobby Branham
393-2924, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m., Sunday
evening worship at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening worship at 7 p.m., Youth
Service Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Grover Hill Church of the Nazarene, Maple and East Jackson streets,
Pastor Jonathan L. Hoagland, 587-3376, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Morning worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening gospel hour at 6 p.m., Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m.
Grover Hill Zion United Methodist Church, corner of First and Harrison,
587-3941; Pastor Mike Waldron, 419-238-1493 or 419-233-2241 (cell). Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:20 a.m., nursery available
during all services.
Mandale Church of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio 66, Pastor Justin Sterrett, 419-786-9878, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30
a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting at 7 p.m.
Middle Creek United Methodist Church, County Road 24, Grover Hill,
Pastor William Sherry, Sunday worship at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:15
a.m., Sunday evening Bible study at 6 p.m.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Grover Hill, County Road 151, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Pastor David Prior, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.,
Wednesday evening prayer meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Roselms Christian Church, Ohio 114, Pastor Gary Church, 594-2445,
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Apostolic Christian Church, 12867 Road 82, Haviland, 399-5220, worship service at 10:30 a.m.
Country Chapel United Methodist Church, Haviland, 419-622-5746, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m.
Latty Zion Baptist Church, Latty, Pastor Levi Collins Jr., 399-2748, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11:15 a.m.
Harvest Field Pentecostal Church of God, 13625 Road 12, Scott, Pastor
Terry Martin, 419-622-2026, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 6 pm, Wednesday evening worship at 7:00 pm, Wednesday Youth Group at 7 pm.
Friends United Methodist Church, Latty, Pastor Ron Johnson. Sunday
worship at 9 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m.

Auglaize Chapel Church of God, rural Oakwood, 3 miles south and half
mile west on County Road 60, Pastor Stan Harmon, 594-2248, Sunday
worship at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday services for
children, youth and adults at 7:00 p.m.
Melrose United Methodist Church, Melrose, 594-2076, Pastor Eileen Kochensparger 399-5818; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30
a.m., Wednesday Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m.
Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, corner of Harmon and Second
streets, Oakwood, Pastor Eric Dailey. 419-594-2992. Sunday worship at
9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10:45 a.m., Bible Study Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Bible Baptist Church, corner of Cleveland and Perry streets, Grover Hill, Prairie Chapel Bible Church, one mile east and a half-mile north of OakPastor Pat Holt, 587-4021, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 11 wood on the corner of Roads 104 and 209, Pastor Earl Chapman, 594-2057,
a.m., Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer meeting at 7 Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., evening worship
at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.


Bethel United Methodist, Forders Bridge, Cecil, Pastor Kevin Doseck
(419) 899-4153, worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Bethlehem Temple Pentecostal, 818 West Jackson Street, Paulding,
399-3770, Rev. Burpo, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 12 p.m.
Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil. Pastor Ted Ramey.
Sun. school 10:00 am, Worship service 11 am, Sun. eve. 6 pm, Wed.
eve. 6 pm.
Cecil First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Cecil, Sunday worship
at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m.
Christian Fellowship Church, Paulding High School Auditeria, 10 a.m.
Sunday. Pastor Greg Cramer.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday at
10:30 a.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1275 Emerald Road, Paulding, 419-3995061, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6
p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Drew Gardner.
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1233 Emerald Road,
Paulding, 419-399-4576, Sunday school 9 a.m., Worship service 10
a.m. Interim pastor is Rev. Dr. Paul Biery.
First Presbyterian Church, 114 West Caroline Street, Paulding, 3992438, Rev. David Meriwether, 9:00am Sunday school (youth and adult),
9:15 a.m. praise singing, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship. Communion 1st
Sunday each month. No 1st Wednesday supper.
Grace Community Church, Ohio 111 West across from Paulding County
Hospital.Sunday school at 8:45 a.m., service at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Cameron
House of Love Ministries, 220 N. Williams St., Paulding. Pastor Predest (Dwayne) Richardson or Sister Brenda Richardson, 419-399-9205
or 419-796-8718, Sunday worship at 3 p.m. Jail Ministry, Food Ministry,
Outreach Ministry. Overcomer Outreach - a Christian 12-steap meeting,
Sundays at 5 p.m.
New Beginnings Church (Church of God), Cecil, Pastor Roy Burk,
399-5041, Sunday worship at 11 a.m.
Paulding Church of Christ, East Perry Street, Paulding, Minister
Christopher Reno, 419-399-4761. Bible school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m.
Paulding Church of the Nazarene, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding, 3993932, Pastor Jeremy Thompson, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 p.m.: Kids Summer Jam
(ages 4-4th grade), Preteen class (5th-6th grade), Teen group (7th-12th
grade), and adult service. Wednesday at 7 p.m.: Teen group (7th-12th
grade), adult bible study and prayer. Nursery available for all services.
Paulding Family Worship Center, 501 West Perry Street, Paulding,
399-3525, Rev. Monte Moore, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 North Williams Street, Paulding, church telephone number is 399-3591, Rev. Roger Emerson, Worship
service at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 11:15 a.m.; Wed. worship at 6 pm.

Church office is located at 308 N. Main St.

Pentecostal Church of God, 601 W. Caroline St., Paulding, Elder
George Robinson, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at noon,
prayer services Monday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at noon, Bible study at
6 p.m. Tuesday.
Pioneer Christian Ministries, County Road 108 and Ohio 637, Paulding,
Rev. Chuck Oliver, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30
a.m., and Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. including a youth service on at least
three Wednesday evenings.
Rose Hill Church of God, corner of SR 637 and Charloe Trail, Paulding,
399-3113, Pastor Ron Hofacker, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday service from 7-8 p.m. with childrens hour.
St. John Lutheran ChurchELCA, 7611 Road 87, Briceton, Pastor Karen
Stetins, church telephone number is 419-399-4962 or 419-399-2320. Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive (P.O. Box
156), Paulding, Pastor Karen Stetins, church telephone number is 399-2320,
Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 203 W. Townline, Payne, 399-2576, Pastor
Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 4 p.m.
Edgerton Wesleyan Church, 1717 Bertha St., Woodburn, (Edgerton)
Ind. 46797, Pastor Dave Dignal, church telephone number is 260-632-4008,
Sunday school at 9 a.m., childrens church at 10 a.m., worship at 10 a.m.,
home groups at 6 p.m., Wednesday evening services at 6:30 p.m..
Living Water Ministries, Contemporary worship service Sunday nights at
10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., The Well church for kids, Sunday mornings from 1011:30 a.m. The church is currently in the process of relocating. For location
information, contact Pastor Rich Phelan, 419-263-2728.
Payne Church of Christ, 220 West Merrin Street, Payne, Pastor Mikeal
George. Sunday worship at 9:30 am. 419-263-2092; 419-574-2150 (cell).
Payne Church of the Nazarene, 509 E. Orchard St. (Ohio 500) Payne,
Pastor Mike Harper, 263-2422, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship
at 10:30 a.m. Sunday night service at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting
at 7:30 p.m.
St. Jacob United Church of Christ, southwest corner of Oak and Hyman
streets, Payne, Rev. Jim Langham, 263-2763. Sunday School 9 a.m, Church
service-10 a.m.
St. James Lutheran Church NALC, West Townline Street (P.O. Box 42),
Payne, 263-2129, Pastor Fred Meuter, 260-492-2581. Sunday School at 9
a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, (P.O. Box 154) 312 South Main
Street, Payne, Rev. David Rohrer, church telephone number is 263-2418,
parsonage telephone number is 263-2017, Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday
worship at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
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Co-op names Willitzer marketing,

economic development manager
PAULDING Paulding Putnam Electric
Cooperative has named Erika Willitzer their
marketing and economic development manager.
Its a move that CEO George Carter hopes will
ensure a more competitive business environment
and position for economic growth in the PPEC
The electric company serves more than 12,900
member-owners in Paulding, Putnam, Defiance,
Van Wert and Allen counties in Ohio, and Adams
and Allen counties in Indiana.
This is a chance for PPEC to assist local
economic development directors and our
commercial and industrial member/consumers with
their growth potential. This is about leveraging local
efforts with several state and federal programs that
PPEC has access to and can assist and deliver those
programs through the local economic development
offices, said Carter.
Willitzer comes to the PPEC after three years
with the Paulding Chamber of Commerce, where
she was involved with many projects that focused
on the betterment of the community. One of the
most notable was the demolition of an abandoned
gas station at the corner of Jackson and Main streets
in downtown Paulding. Its now been transformed
into a beautiful community park. Willitzer also has a
strong background in marketing and has developed
many campaigns for small and large businesses.
My goal is to be aggressive and bring new
development to the areas we serve. Also, our vision
is to be a leader in economic development. We want
existing business owners and prospects to come to

PPEC for many reasons, but the two that jump out
to me personally, are 1.) PPEC is a trusted company
and 2.) Im dedicated to following through and
getting results that have great impact for businesses
and those that live in this region, stated Willitzer.
Prior to her work with the Paulding Chamber, she
was the morning news anchor for News talk 1190
WOWO where her focus was covering political
and economic news. She has covered many news
conferences and interviewed many well-known
political figures such as Governor Mitch Daniels,
Governor Mike Pence, President Bill Clinton,
First Lady Hilary Clinton, Colin Powell, and many
others. She earned her bachelor of science degree
in communications and journalism and has a minor
degree in political science.
Willitzer has also served on several boards and
currently is the incoming president for the Kiwanis
Club of Paulding and is the secretary for the United
Way of Paulding County.
Willitzers first day in the position was Monday,
Sept. 29.
She is excited to get started and welcomes phone
calls and emails for those that wish to meet with
her and start making strategic plans for business
growth. Call: 1-800-686-2357 or you can email her
at ewillitzer@ppec.coop.
Carter went on to say, This is a great opportunity
for PPEC and our members to bring someone with
Erikas experience and knowledge on board. We are
very fortunate to be able to attract someone of her
caliber to our organization. I want to welcome her
to the cooperative family.

EMA director Bohn stresses

winter preparedness
Feature Writer
PAULDING With the recent
surge of chilly air funneling into
the county, Paulding County
EMA director Edward Bohn
stressed earlier this week that now
is the time to begin winter weather
We dont wait until the day of
the storm to start thinking about
winter preparedness, said Bohn.
Now is the time to make our lists
and prepare for impending winter
weather which will be here sooner
than we think.
Even though we hope we
are still weeks away from the
first winter blast, stranger things
have happened in our Midwest
weather, continued Bohn. The
weather is already erratic. Then,
with the big transition to colder
weather underway, it is better to be
safe than sorry.
Bohn advocated that families
plan winter preparedness together
so that each family member
understands where things are and
what needs to be done in the face
of a surprise weather emergency
Before the watches and

warnings are issued, prepare a

winter storm plan that will enable
you and your family to survive for
up to 72 hours without any outside
assistance, said Bond. Have extra
blankets on hand. Ensure that each
member of your household has a
warm coat, gloves and mittens, hat
and water-resistant boots. Make
sure all family members know
what to do when a winter storm
watch or warning is issued.
Bohn recommended the
following necessities in preparing
a disaster supply kit for your home:
flashlight and extra batteries,
portable, battery-operated NOAA
weather radio and AM/FM
radio with extra batteries, first
aid kit, one-week supply of food,
including items that do not require
refrigeration or cooking in case of
power loss, non-electric can opener
and bottled water.
Also, a one-week supply of
essential prescription medications,
extra blankets and sleeping bags,
fire extinguishers and a list of
emergency phone numbers and
numbers of closest of kin.
Develop an emergency
communications plan, said Bohn.
In case family members are

separated from one another during

a winter storm (a real possibility
during the day when adults are at
work and children are at school),
have a plan for getting back
together again. Ask an out-of-state
relative or friend to serve as the
family contact.
Make sure all family members
know how to respond after a severe
weather storm, continued Bohn.
Teach children how and when to
call 911, police or fire department
and which radio station to tune to
for emergency information.
Concerning the home, Bohn
advocates servicing snow
removal equipment and having
ice-melting means available,
insulating walls and attic,
caulking and weather-stripping
doors and windows, installing
storm windows or covering
windows, prepare for keeping
warm in the event electricity
goes out, taking steps to keep
pipes from freezing and keeping
faucets dripping to avoid
(This is the first of a series of
winter preparedness articles
resulting from discussion with
EMA director Edward Bohn.)

Red Cross volunteer

garners regional award
supporter of the Paulding
County Chapter of the
American Red Cross was
recently honored at the
regional level for his work
with Disaster Services.
American Red Cross
Disaster Action Team (DAT)
volunteer Lynn Phil
Wells of Paulding received
the Presidential Award at
the annual meeting of the
American Red Cross of
Northwest Ohio. The award
ceremony was held Sept. 18
in Maumee.
The Presidential Award
honors a volunteer who has
made a measurable impact
on the American Red Cross,
community and clients
served by the Red Cross.
In his role as a DAT
member for Red Cross
Phil volunteers in Paulding
County. Wells is a valuable
contributor to our DAT
team, said Sandy Lane, Van
Wert Red Cross community
chapter executive.
He has taken many
classes online, attended
regional meetings and
combined meetings with
Van Wert DAT. He responds
to house fires at a moments
notice and is available
when the need arises, Lane
continued. Most recently,
he took the lead for a
county preparedness drill by
opening a shelter, training
the volunteers, making note
cards for each station and
rotating volunteers through
the various stations so they
would know what to do
should a real-life situation
arise. We are grateful for his
commitment and dedication
to the Red Cross.
When I took over as
disaster chairman of Paulding
County a couple years ago I
was it. Just me doing fire
calls and all that goes with
being the disaster chairman.
Then along came Phil Wells.
Phil has been a blessing to
me and Paulding, said Rick
Noggle, Paulding County
DAT chairman. He has
become my right hand man,
helping in so many ways. If I

Volunteer Phil Wells from Paulding County Chapter of the

American Red Cross recently received the Presidential Award.

need him for a fire or anything,

I can count on Phil,and I dont
have to worry if it is going to
get done or not. He is great for
coming up with new ideas, and
following through with them
and will not hesitate to go up
and beyond the call if needed.
Our Red Cross in Paulding
County has benefitted greatly
by having Phil as part of our
Larry Flick from the Lima
DAT said, Phil can be
counted on to be there and
working above his comfort
level. During the recent
exercise, Phil was ready; his
planning was again above
what was expected. All areas
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Paulding Homecoming court

ODOT projects

The following is a weekly

report regarding current
and upcoming highway
road construction projects
in the Ohio Department of
Transportation District One,
which includes Paulding
Ohio 49 in the village
of Payne will be restricted
through the work zone for
pavement core sampling.
Ohio 114 in the village of
Grover Hill will be restricted
through the work zone for
pavement core sampling.
Ohio 637 in the village of
Grover Hill will be restricted
through the work zone for
pavement core sampling.
U.S. 127/Ohio 111 in
the village of Paulding will
be restricted through work
zone for the installation of
PHS Yearbook Photo Ohio 114 from east of
Paulding High School celebrated its Homecoming last weekend. The coronation was held prior to Fridays game against Ada. Homecoming court members were, Gideon Road to west of Pease
front row from left King Treston Gonzales, Queen Malayna VanCleve, ball carriers Madison Schmidt, Bralan Miller and Nicholas Hatcher; back row last years Road is open after pavement
king and queen, Sean Bentley and Jade VanCleve, freshmen attendants Anthony Garcia and Miah Coil, sophomore attendants Faith Vogel and Alex Schlegel, junior repairs.
attendants Jarrett Sitton and Kristen Schilt, senior attendants Tomarra Ingol, Lorenzo Salinas, Claudia Foltz and Preston Gross, and grand marshal Jeanne Windsor.

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John Winday, communication specialist for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
displays different types of pelts represented in Ohio through the years. Many of the various
animals are no longer found in Ohio as they were many years ago.

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Peggy Emerson, newly named executive director of the Paulding Chamber of Commerce, takes a
moment to look over the downtown landscape. On the job just a few weeks, Emerson is excited about
working with community leaders and business groups in developing the county in a positive way.

Emerson looking forward to

serving as chamber director
Feature Writer
PAULDING Peggy Emerson only stepped
into the position as executive director of the
Paulding Chamber of Commerce a few weeks ago,
but it already seems like she has served out a much
greater period of time.
Emerson spent her first few days as director
working with former director Erika Willitzer at the
Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival.
I was here a week and a half before I got behind
this desk, said Emerson. The first week I was
running around setting up for Flat Rock. Then there
was cleaning up at Flat Rock. I really appreciated
working with Erika during that time.
Emerson said that a major advantage of coming
into the director position during the Flat Rock
event was that it gave her the opportunity to meet
many of the towns residents and leaders in a short
period of time. She noted that the involvement
enabled her to start thinking ahead already about
next years event.
I listened to a lot of people and visited with
them, said Emerson. That information, plus
guidance from the board, has been very helpful as
I step into this position.
Emerson grew up in the Hamilton-Cincinnati
area. She graduated from Hamilton High School
while her husband, Rev. Roger Emerson, pastor
of the United Methodist Church in Paulding,
graduated from Mount Healthy High School out
of Cincinnati.
The couple met through mutual friends who
were married. She served as maid of honor at their
wedding and Roger served as best man. Initially,
Roger was a teacher and Peggy worked for the
Hamilton Journal where she edited documents
from the government as a copy editor.
They were married in 1989 and had three
children. Shortly after, they felt the call to ministry.
Following ministerial training, they served United
Methodist churches in Hamilton, a circuit of
Harrod and Maysville for 11 and a half years and
then moved to Paulding in June.


Over the years, the ministering couple has made it

a practice of getting involved with community needs
in the area where they serve.
Beginning in 2004, Emerson served as a contract
trainer involving presentations in Ohio, Michigan,
Kentucky and West Virginia.
The major portion of that job involved contract
writing and publishing nationally used training and
nationally published articles.
For a year, she was involved as recruitment and
community outreach team leader for Girl Scouts of
Western Ohio. During that time she led a team of
recruitment managers to establish and implement
a recruitment plan for new girls and adults through
troops, volunteer led series, camp, events and
experiential adult recruitments in assigned service
until it met council and service unit membership
Over the years, Emerson also served as a
membership extension specialist for the Girl Scouts
of Western Ohio, public information coordinator
for the Allen Soil and Water Conservation District,
a Public Information Level 1 Clerk for the City of
Hamilton and a trainer/technical writer and database
Emerson will never forget the moment she saw
the chamber job advertised.
I said right away, There is my next job, said
Emerson was especially impressed by the effort that
had gone into the Herb Monroe Community Park.
I said in the interim before the ceremony, This
is exactly the kind of thing they need in Paulding,
said Emerson. It provides a sense of hopefulness and
positive thinking. It replaced an eyesore with a place
that is going to be full of activity, visiting, concerts and
community life opportunities.
I love every day. I see people out there visiting or
with laptops and it makes me happy and excited for
this opportunity. I see a friendly community wanting
to progress, said Emerson.
The public can meet Emerson at a chamber Business
After Hours from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at
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Curtis Young from the Van Wert OSU Extension displays a variety of wood from trees located
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5th Grade Field Day both fun and educational

Progress Staff Writer
PAULDING Fifth graders
from all Paulding County
schools traveled to the Black
Swamp Nature Center on
Sept. 9 to experience hands
on educational opportunities
dealing with various
outdoor topics. Over 260
students converged on the
center as several speakers
demonstrated and shared
information concerning an
array of outdoor subjects for
Fifth Grade Field Day.
The large group of eager
students was divided into
smaller groups in order to
rotate to seven areas that
were set up. The seven area
learning centers included
forestry, water science,
Global Positioning System
(GPS) technology, plant
life, recycling, wildlife and
Those leading the the
sessions at the various stations

Forestry Curtis Young,

Van Wert County OSU
Water Science Jocelyn
Henderson, Ohio Department
of Natural ResourcesPollution Abatement and
Resource Management.
GPS technology
Ken Kottenbrock, Natural
Resources conservation
service and Deb Hubbard,
district technician from the
Paulding County Soil and
Water Conservation District
Plant science Members
from the Paulding County
Master Gardeners.
Recycling Michelle
Ryder, Werlor Waste
Wildlife John Winday,
Ohio Department of Natural
Resources, Wildlife division.
Agronomy Staci Miller,
Paulding County OSU
Extension, 4-H program
assistant and 4-H youth

I think the kids had a

great time. We had excellent
speakers and the day
turned out to be a fun-filled
educational experience for
both the students and many
of the teachers, said Mark
Holtsberry, educational
specialist for the Paulding
Along with the speakers
were co-workers Coral Fetzer,
Sam Smith and Ryan Mapes,
who assisted Holtsberry in
providing a great field day for
the county fifth graders.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 13A

Among those celebrating their September birthdays at the Paulding County Senior Center Paulding County Senior Center celebrated September birthdays, including, from left Norma
were, front from left Helen Treat, Judy Sentel, Sharon ONeal, Gloria Briones; back row John Jacob, Carol Merz and Kathleen Brown. October birthdays and anniversaries will be observed at
Jelinek, Jim Arend, Marty Laukhuf.
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Guess what Helen Treat did on her 88th birthday! She went for a motorcycle ride. Helen had gone
on a motorcycle ride with her son, Tony, on her 85th birthday and had said she would like to again
on her 88th. So Tony arranged for her to get her motorcycle ride. She was joined by the rest of her
family to celebrate this special occasion with her by sharing ice cream cake and birthday wishes.

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Wednesday, October 8

Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Wax Beans,

Orange Juice, W.W. Bread, Raisins

Thursday, October 9

Hot Dog, Baked Beans, California Blend, Applesauce, Yogurt

Friday, October 10

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Cranberry & Pineapple Salad, Pumpkin Cake

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events during October.
The inaugural Cancer Survivor Luncheon will be held Wednesday,
Oct. 22. In observation of October being Cancer Awareness Month,
the center will host a complimentary cancer survivor lunch for senior
guests. No matter the type of cancer youve endured, the center
wants to celebrate life and survival.
Appetizers will be served at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30.
Call for meal reservations at 419-399-3650.
Jane Nice, author of Married to Millie: The Humble Life of Herb
Monroe, will be at the center for a book signing from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Oct. 10.
Also on Oct. 10 will be a flu shot clinic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
presented by Community Health Professionals; celebration of
October birthdays; and a Humana healthcare seminar from 1-3 p.m.
A country concert fundraiser for the senior center is planned for
Saturday, Oct. 18 featuring Yvonne Stahl and the Boogie Grass
Band. Dinner will start at 5 p.m. with the music and dance from 6-8
On the menu will be grilled cowboy steak (bologna), wieners, hot
chicken sandwiches, and a variety of soups, salads and desserts.
Tickets are now available at the center. The cost is $10 for adults
and $5 for kids under 12. All proceeds benefit senior center programs.
The senior center, in conjunction with the Paulding Progress, will
host a Meet the Candidates Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9.
A fall festival and costume party are planned for 11:30 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 31. Prizes for the most creative costume, a visit to Anns Bright
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014



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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 15A

Bulbs that surprise you in fall

Fall is the time when we
plan for spring color by
planting bulbs, but there are
some that would seem as if
they have their seasons mixed
up because they put their best
blooms forward in fall.
One of the first bloomers in
spring is the crocus, but one
of the most interesting doesnt
do its thing until fall. Several
years ago I planted Crocus
sativus - saffron crocus. It
looks very much like the
crocus that blooms in the
spring, but even though you
may see grass-like foliage in
spring that will go dormant
through summer, it will
reappear in October, when it
will bloom.
Saffron crocus differs in
another way too. Its stigmas,
the part of the flower that
receives pollen, are where
we get saffron, used in many
culinary dishes such as
Spanish paella. In spite of the
saffron stigmas being bright
red, they impart a yellow
color to the dishes in which
theyre used.
The saffron crocus stigmas
are very thin, almost threadlike; in fact, thats what
theyre called. Each bloom
only has three of them, which

In the

Kylee Baumle
must be plucked by hand
when harvesting, so you can
understand why saffron is
such an expensive spice.
It is normally produced
in countries like Spain and
Iran, due to it liking the
Mediterranean climate,
but its also commercially
produced in the area around
Lancaster, Penn., in the U.S.
We can grow saffron crocus
here in Paulding County, too,
and I have done so for several
years now. I have harvested
the threads each fall by using
tweezers so that I get the
entire stigma. I let them sit out
to dry and then theyre kept in


an airtight container.
Another unique fallblooming bulb is the
Colchicum, often called
autumn crocus, even though
it isnt a crocus at all. Its
blooms emerge in September,
are much larger than those of
crocuses, and stand about 6-8
inches in height.
I grow a particularly
beautiful Colchicum variety
called Waterlily and thats
exactly what the bloom
resembles. Its lavender-pink
in color and is a double, with
many more petals than the
average Colchicum.
Yet another interesting bulb
(corm, actually) that I love is
hardy cyclamen (Cyclamen
hederifolium). You might
be familiar with the florists
cyclamen, often seen around
Easter in grocery store floral
departments, but these are
not hardy and are generally
finicky once the blooms have
wilted away.
I have yet to have one of
those beauties survive much
past its bloom period, but
these hardy ones are another
story. Theyve got gorgeous
leaf forms and patterns and
the blooms, though tinier than
the florists cyclamen, are

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Kylee Baumle/Paulding County Progress

Crocus usually bloom throughout the summer but pictured here is the saffron crocus that
remains dormant in the summer but blooms in the fall.
nonetheless just as beautiful.
Theyre a pinky-lavender
color and erupt in fall, usually
September, before the foliage.
Foliage can be ivy-shaped
and have beautiful silver
markings or simply solid
pewter. But the show doesnt
end there. As the flowers are
pollinated and they set seed,
they form the quirkiest mauve

coils which then guide the

seeds to the soils surface.
They will eventually germinate
and in a few years will begin to
Though dormant in summer,
these bulbs give autumn
interest to the garden, when not
as much is going on. The best
time to plant hardy cyclamen
and saffron crocus is in spring

and colchicums in early

August. Several online sources
exist, but be prepared to pay a
little more for these unusual
bulbs. Trust me, theyre worth
Read Kylee Baumles blog,
Our Little Acre at www.
ourlittleacre.com and on
Facebook at www.facebook.

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Week of Oct. 13
Grab & Go Breakfast available
MONDAY Lunch: Pizzaburger
on bun, green beans, pineapple,
milk. Plus: Salad bar.
TUESDAY Lunch: Hot dog on
bun, baked beans, mixed fruit, milk.
Plus: Taco bar.
WEDNESDAY Lunch: Salisbury
steak on bun, tossed salad, mixed
fruit, milk. Plus: Salad bar.
THURSDAY Egg and cheese
muffin, hashbrowns, orange juice,
milk. Plus: Salad bar.

FRIDAY Southwest pizza,

carrots w/ dip, applesauce, milk.
Plus: Salad bar.
Week of Oct. 13
MONDAY No school, waiver
TUESDAY Breakfast: Egg and
sausage burrito, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: Oriental chicken salad,
egg roll, tomatoes, Rice Krispy or
sandwich on bun, oven fries, fruit,
WEDNESDAY Breakfast:
Sausage, egg and cheese muffin,
fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Walking taco,
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THURSDAY Breakfast: Mini
pancakes, sausage links, juice, fruit,
milk. Lunch: Corndog, kettle baked
beans, cauliflower or Big Daddy
pizza, baby carrots w/ dip, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY Breakfast: Sausage
gravy and biscuit, juice, fruit, milk.
Lunch: Southwest chicken wrap,
salsa, lettuce, oven potatoes or salad
bar and breadstick, fruit, milk.
Week of Oct. 13
Packed lunch: Ham and cheese
on whole grain bun, fruit, milk.
MONDAY No school, waiver
TUESDAY Breakfast: Mini
pancakes, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch:
Breaded mozzarella sticks, green
beans, marinara sauce, fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY Breakfast:
Breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Chicken nuggets, whipped
potatoes, gravy, lettuce salad, bread,
fruit, milk.
THURSDAY Breakfast:
Breakfast burrito, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Shredded chicken on whole
grain bun, broccoli, carrot sticks,
fruit, milk.
FRIDAY Breakfast: Assorted
cereals, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch:
Cheese pizza, green beans, three
bean salad, fruit, milk.
Week of Oct. 13
Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
available daily instead of main
MONDAY Breakfast: Yogurt,
Goldfish grahams, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Hamburger on whole grain
bun, carrots, fresh vegetable choice,
fruit, milk.
TUESDAY Breakfast: Pancakes,
fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Taco salad
w/ crackers, refried beans, lettuce,
cheese, salsa, fruit, milk.
WEDNESDAY Breakfast:
Burrito, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch:
French toast w/ sausage, oven
potatoes, tomato juice, fruit, milk.
THURSDAY Breakfast: Muffin,
string cheese, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Salisbury steak, whipped
potatoes w/ gravy, corn, whole grain
bread, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal or
cereal bar, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch:
Tuna salad or chicken salad on bun,
salad, fresh vegetable choice, fruit,
Week of Oct. 13
MONDAY Breakfast: Sausage
pizza, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Mini
corndogs, French fries, baked
beans, fruit, milk. Also offered to
HS: Chef salad, pizza sub or grilled
chicken on bun with salad bar.
TUESDAY Breakfast: Egg,
cheese muffin, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich,
cooked carrots, fruit, milk. Also
offered to HS: Chef salad, pizza sub
or chicken sandwich with salad bar.
WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Mini
pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, milk.
Lunch: Salisbury steak, mashed
potatoes, cooked peas, dinner roll w/
butter, fruit, milk. Also offered to HS:
Chef salad, pizza sub or pretzel with
cheese, salad bar.
THURSDAY Breakfast: Cheese
omelet, toast, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch:
Rotini w/ meat sauce, green beans,
cheese stick, garlic bread, fruit, milk.
Also at Jr./Sr. High School Chef
salad, pizza sub or chicken sandwich
on bun with salad bar.
FRIDAY Breakfast: Fruit stick,
fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza
Bosco sticks, romaine lettuce
salad, fruit, milk. Also at Jr./Sr. High
School Chef salad, pizza sub or
cheeseburger sandwich with salad
Week of Oct. 13
Same menu as Wayne Trace; no
breakfast served.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 1B

Varsity Games Sports

of the Week Adas experienced QB
turns back Panthers effort

Wayne Trace................49


Hicksville def. Paulding 2517, 25-20, 22-25, 25-16

Tinora def. Antwerp 25-22,
19-25, 25-23, 6-25, 1510
Hicksville def. Wayne Trace
25-16, 25-19, 25-21
Lincolnview def. Paulding
25-17, 25-19, 25-22
Wayne Trace def. Fairview
25-15, 25-10, 25-19

Cross Country
At Antwerp:

Boys meet
Patrick Henry..............68
Girls meet Holgate.......................36
Hicksville................... NS
Patrick Henry............. NS
At Edgerton:

Boys meet
Girls meet Edgerton.....................20

Boys meet Fairview......................65
Antwerp................... 102
Ayersville.................. 112
Blackhawk............... 119
Tinora...................... 140
Edgerton.................. 164
Parkway................... 202
North Central........... 232
Paulding.................. 242
Holgate.................... 266
Wayne Trace............. 295
Canterbury............... 375
Stryker..................... 379
Girls meet Edgerton.....................47
Tinora ..................... 114
Holgate.................... 124
Archbold.................. 149
Antwerp................... 160
Ayersville.................. 163
Parkway................... 263
Paulding.................. 271
North Central........... 272
Wayne Trace............... NS

Girls golf

W. Trace 11th........... 423

Boys golf

W.Trace 15th............ 370


Volleyball: Antwerp hosts Wayne

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 Football: Antwerp hosts Hicksville;
Paulding hosts Allen East; Wayne
Trace hosts Edgerton
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11 Cross Country: Wayne Trace
hosts GMC (Antwerp and Wayne
Trace); Paulding at NWC Meet at

Pigskin Preview Week 7

Game: Antwerp (1-5, 0-3) vs. Hicksville (3-3, 1-2)

Time: 7 p.m. at Antwerp
Last weeks result: Edgerton 54 Antwerp 31

Tinora 56 Hicksville 8
Last years result: Hicksville 46 Antwerp 6
This year: Antwerp 20.8 ppg.; 32.8 points allowed
Hicksville 25.0 ppg.; 36.2 points allowed
This weeks match up: Antwerp showed some life in the second
half in last weeks loss to Edgerton. Trailing 40-6 at halftime, the
Archers outscored the Bulldogs 25-14 in the second half. An effort
like that is needed for all four quarters for a win over Hicksville this
Friday. The Aces have been up and down all season and were
easily handled last week by a very talented Tinora team.
Game: Paulding (1-5, 0-3) vs. Allen East Mustangs (2-4, 1-4)
Time: 7:30 p.m. at Keysor Field
Last weeks result: Ada 61 Paulding 14

Allen East 39 Bluffton 34
Last years result: Allen East 30 Paulding 20
This year: Paulding 22.0 ppg.; 47.8 points allowed
Allen East 26.5 ppg.; 39.0 points allowed
This weeks match up: This weeks match up features two
teams that give up a lot of points. This may come down to who
has the ball last wins. Paulding played a good first half last week
against Ada and trailed by a couple of touchdowns. The second
half was a different story as the Panthers were held scoreless
and Ada went on to score a total of 61 points. For the Mustangs,
they picked up their first NWC win with a 39-34 high scoring affair
over Bluffton.
Game: Wayne Trace (5-1, 3-0) vs. Edgerton (3 -3, 2-1 )
Time: 7 p.m. at Wayne Trace
Last weeks result: Wayne Trace 49 Holgate 15

Edgerton 54 Antwerp 31
Last years result: Wayne Trace 45 Edgerton 0
This year: Wayne Trace 46.0 ppg.; 21.5 points allowed

Edgerton 32.8 ppg.; 20.3 points allowed
This weeks match up: Wayne Trace seems to hit their stride.
Since their loss to Crestview the Raiders have won their last three
games by an average of 30 points. Look for another GMC win this
Friday by a large margin.

Raider golfers
come up short
BOWLING GREEN Wayne Traces boys golf team saw
its season come to a close on Thursday as the Raiders failed
to advance out of the Division III district at Stone Ridge Golf
Course in Bowling Green.
Ottawa Hills (311), Ashland Crestview (323), Van Buren (325)
and Lima Central Catholic (327) took the top four spots to move
on to next weeks state tournament.
Minster was fifth at 329 followed by Kalida (331), Ayersville
(342), Arlington (343), Sandusky St. Marys (344), Stryker (348),
New London (356), Cardinal Stritch (357), Mohawk (361), Allen
East (364), Wayne Trace (370), McComb (375), North Central
(376) and Patrick Henry (385).
Luke Miller led the Raider efforts with an 80 while senior
Corbin Linder concluded his Raider golf career with an 88.
Evan Baughman (91), Alec Vest (111) and Brady Stabler (125)
completed the Wayne Trace lineup.

PAULDING A bigtime performance by Ada
quarterback Seth Conley
outlasted Pauldings attempt
to bring about a homecoming
upset at home on Friday
Conley passed for a
massive 375 yards and five
touchdowns, plus crossed the
line with the football twice
on his own effort to lead his
Bulldogs to a 61-14 win over
the Panthers. With the win,
Ada, who has lost a number
of close games, improved its
overall mark to 3-3 and 2-2
in the Northwest Conference
while Paulding slipped to 1-5
overall and 0-3 in conference
They are a different style
of football team. Coach
Owens (Bob) has an overall
great history behind him. His
players play hard. I have a lot
of respect for him; he has a
traditional winning program,
commented Paulding head
coach Kyle Coleman. Even
though they lost some games,
they are going to be right
there. They caught us on a
couple of big plays.
We were down by 12
points (26-14) at the halfway
mark, continued Coleman.
I was hoping that maybe we
could get a couple of things
going in the second half and
come up on them but they
had a couple of big plays and
broke away.
Once again, Pauldings
Treston Gonzales was the
big point-getter for Paulding.
In the first quarter, he took
off on a 79-yard pass play
from sophomore quarterback
James Mourey. Then, in the
second quarter, Gonzales
created his own big play,
grabbing the ball and
scampering across the goal
line for his second touchdown
of the game.
With Ada leading 26-14
going into the third stanza,
the Bulldog defense was able
to shut down the Panther
offense while tallying 21
points on its own to grab a
47-14 lead at the end of the
quarter. It was all-Ada in
the final 12 minutes as the
Bulldogs won going away.
In addition to Conleys
performance, Blake Ansley
added three touchdowns for
the visitors, one through the
air and two rushing.
Overall, I thought our
defense played a little better,
commented Coleman. Were
still not where we need to be
in getting the stops. We make
three plays and then give up
a big play. Weve got to stop
giving up these big plays.
Were going to keep
working on the same stuff
weve been working on,

continued Coleman. I feel

that we will be successful if
we continue to buy in to what
we are practicing.
Coleman said that he would
like to see the squads ability
to continue to be effective
in reading the opponents

adjustments, we have to do a
better job of reading them,
said Coleman. Our guys are
young. We missed a couple or
three big plays that I feel we
should have handled.
Coleman said that he
understands that sophomore
quarterback Mourey is young
in age and in the position
where he is being trained.
Adas quarterback has
no doubt been working
that position since pee wee
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league, observed Mourey.
Its tough when you go Preston Ingol #27 rips off good yardage on a kick return
against an offense like that. against NWC foe Ada last Friday night.

Jim Bowers/Paulding County Progress

Pauldings Branson Minck #22 holds for an extra point attempt by Corbin Edwards #2 in the
first half against Ada.

Jim Bowers/Paulding County Progress

Senior Preston Gonzales #24 breaks out for a nice gain against Ada on a chilly homecoming
night last Friday.

Raiders strike quickly to rout Tigers

HOLGATE Wayne Trace scored on
three of its first six plays from scrimmage as
the Raiders rolled to a 49-15 win at Holgate
Friday night in Green Meadows Conference
The red-white-and-blue found the
endzone on their first, third and sixth play of
the night in opening a 28-0 advantage after
one quarter.
From there, Wayne Trace added 21 more
second quarter points and cruised the rest of
the way to move to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in
league play.
Jake Dingus rumbled 57-yards on the

games first play for a Raider touchdown

on homecoming night at Tiger Stadium.
Tyler Showalter then ran in the two-point
conversion to make it 8-0 Wayne Trace.
After Holgate was unable to answer, the
red-white-and-blue needed only two plays
to score again.
Taking over at Holgate 48, Showalter
hooked up with Cole Shepherd on a 23-yard
pass on first down before running the final
25 yards on the next play to make it 14-0
The Tigers appeared to be ready to move
into scoring position on their next possession
as quarterback Dylon Szabo found Andrew
Blakeley for a reception into Raider territory.
However, Showalter then made a sterling

defensive play, stripping Blakeley of the ball

as he was running down the sideline to give
Wayne Trace possession at its own 24 yard
Two plays later, Showalter hooked up
with Shepherd on a 64-yard scoring strike
that, combined with Dingus running in the
two-point conversion, made it 22-0 with
6:00 left in the first quarter.
Showalter connected with David Sinn
on the next Raider possession for a 17-yard
touchdown toss as Wayne Trace posted a
28-0 advantage after one quarter.
Sinn added a 60-yard touchdown
reception of a Dingus pass for the first of

Archers cant overcome blitz

Antwerp outscores Dogs 25-14 in second half
EDGERTON The Edgerton
Bulldogs took a bite out of the
Antwerp Archers in the first half
on Friday. The bite was enough
to put Edgerton in control at 40-6
at intermission. Although the
Archers outscored the Bulldogs
in the second half, the damage
was already done in the opening
two quarters.

Using a potent offense, the

Route 49 neighbor to the north
scored on every one of their six
first-half possessions. During
a span of just under seven
minutes in the second quarter,
Edgerton ran just five offensive
plays and in the process scored
four touchdowns. The Bulldogs
enjoyed a 40-6 halftime margin
and went on to post a Green
Meadows Conference win, 54-

With the win, Edgerton evens
their season at 3-3 overall and
2-1 in league play. For the
Archers, head coach Drew
Altimus and his crew fall to 1-5
overall and 0-3 in the GMC with
another opportunity to pick up
their first GMC win this Friday
when they host Hicksville.
Edgerton jumped out to an
early 14-0 lead in the first quarter

and on their third drive that

continued into quarter number
two the Bulldogs increased their
advantage 20-0 with 11:08 on
the clock.
Antwerp finally lit up the
scoreboard on a seven-play
possession covering 76 yards. A
large portion of the drive came
on a 59-yard scamper by junior
See ANTWERP page 4B

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Antwerps Gabby Zuber #3 serves against Tinora last Tuesday The Raiders Sarah Young #12 gets set up for an slam against The Lady Archers Emily Hamman #7 prepares for a kill
in GMC play. Tinora won in five sets.
against Tinora last Tuesday night.
GMC foe Hicksville last week.

Volleyball: Varsity Results

WT sweeps Apaches

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Wayne Traces Erin Mohr #32 winds up for a kill against

Hicksville last Tuesday. The Aces won in straight sets.

The Wayne Trace Raiders gained a

three-set sweep of Fairview in non-league
action Thursday night at the Palace.
The Apaches hung tough in the first set
before Wayne Trace used a 10-point run
to pull away for a 25-15 victory. In the
second set, the Raiders cruised to a 2510 win before taking the third game 2519.
With the win, Wayne Trace moved
to 12-7 overall on the season while the
Apaches dropped to 9-9.
Our defensive effort was very good
tonight, noted Raider head coach
Angie Speice. I thought it was a total
team effort and we were able to build on
it and play with confidence.
Mackenzie Swary had a dozen digs
and an ace for the Raiders while Erin
Mohr topped the red-white-and-blue
with 17 kills. Addison Baumle chipped
in 16 digs, six kills and three blocks and
Gina Sinn posted eight digs.
Blair Baumle led Wayne Trace with
25 assists while adding seven digs.
Danae Myers recorded four blocks and
six kills and Sarah Young added five
kills and four blocks. Haley Saylor also
posted three kills and one ace for the
Fairview took the junior varsity match

in three sets, defeating the Raiders by

scores of 18-25, 25-16 and 25-22.
In the freshman match that started the
night, Wayne Trace got past county rival
Paulding 25-21, 20-25 and 26-24.

Lancers sweep PHS

Lincolnview kept the momentum

rolling with a 3-set sweep of conference
rival Paulding on Thursday evening.
The host Lancers won the match 25-17,
25-9, 25-22.
It was a good conference win for us.
I felt that Paulding was very scrappy,
and we kind of came out a little slow to
start the game, said Lincolnview coach
JaNahn Evans.
The Panthers dropped to 5-14 on the
year and 2-5 in the NWC, good enough
for seventh place.

Aces post win

Wayne Trace dropped a Green

Meadows Conference battle as visiting
Hicksville swept the Raiders in a 25-16,
25-19 and 25-21 victory.
Leading the way for the Raiders
were Mackenzie Swary (14 digs), Blair
Baumle (eight digs, 25 assists), Haley
Saylor (17 digs), Sarah Young (nine
kills) and Erin Mohr (11 kills).
The Raider junior varsity posted a 2523, 25-18 win over the Aces.

Tinora wins in 5 sets

In GMC action, Antwerp fell to leagueleader Tinora in five sets.

The Rams won game one 25-22 before
Antwerp took the second set 25-19. After
Tinora won the third game 25-23, the
Archers answered with a 25-6 fourth set
win. However, the green and white outlasted
Antwerp 15-10 to pick up the decisive fifth
set victory.
Top players for Antwerp included Sydney
Sheedy (10 kills), Emily Hamman (10 kills,
three blocks), Rachel Williamson (five kills,
two blocks), Emily Derck (five kills), Peyton
Short (31 assists, six aces, six digs), Avery
Braaten (11 digs), Kiana Recker (six kills,
seven digs) and Audrie Longardner (four

Panthers fall in 4

Paulding battled Hicksville in a non-league

battle last Monday with the Aces recording a
25-17, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-16 victory.
Jaycie Varner (eight kills, six digs), Faith
Vogel (seven kills, two digs), Brooke Combs
(six kills), Malayna Van Cleve (five kills),
Cassidy Posey (five kills), Audrey Manz
(11 assists), Morgan Riley (20 digs), Kristen
Schilt (18 assists, two digs), Suzanne Reinhart
(three digs) and Sam Meggison (three kills,
two digs, two blocks) led the way for the

Archers, Raiders to host

in volleyball sectionals

Antwerp and Wayne Trace
each earned the right to host
opening round tournament
games in volleyball sectional
pairings released Sunday
The Lady Archers open
tournament action on Thursday,
Oct. 16, as the blue and white
will host Hilltop in a contest that
starts at 6 p.m.
The Antwerp-Hilltop winner
then takes on the winner of
the opening round matchup
between Hicksville and Stryker
on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Other first round games in
the district include Fayette at
Cardinal Stritch, Montpelier
at Holgate, North Central at
Jim Bowers/Paulding County Progress Pettisville and Edgerton at
Rachel Williamson #8 successfully blocks a Tinora offensive Edon.
shot last Tuesday night.


winner of the Cardinal

Stritch-Fayette match while
Toledo Christian will play the
Holgate-Montpelier victor. The
Pettisville-North Central winner
plays the Edgerton-Edon victor
as well.
District semifinal action will
take place on Tuesday, Oct. 21,
at Defiance while the district
championship is slated for
Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Wayne Trace also got a
first round home game in the
Division IV district tournament
hosted by Ottawa-Glandorf.
The Lady Knights open play
on Thursday, Oct. 16, with a
6 p.m. contest against Miller
City. The winner of that match
plays the winner of the ArcadiaPandora Gilboa match on Oct.
Riverdale makes the trek
to Wayne Trace for an Oct.
16 match before the victor

advances to play at Leipsic on

Oct. 18.
The other first round games in
the district include Miller City at
Crestview, Kalida at Patrick
Henry, Van Buren at North
Baltimore and Continental at
Cory Rawson will take on
the winner of the Patrick HenryKalida match on Oct. 18. The
victors of the matches featuring
Van Buren-North Baltimore and
Continental-McComb also will
play on Oct. 18. Winners from
the matches of Crestview-Miller
City and Arcadia-Pandora
Gilboa will square off as well
that evening.
District semifinal action
takes place on Tuesday,
Oct. 21, with the district
championship battle on Oct.
Paulding opens sectional
play on Oct. 18 as the Lady

Panthers take on the winner

of the Kenton-Liberty Benton
first round matchup.
Other games in the first
round include Kenton at
Liberty Benton, Allen East at
Coldwater, Parkway at Fort
Recovery and Bluffton at
Lima Central Catholic.
The Kenton-Liberty Benton
winner takes on Paulding while
Delphos Jefferson plays the
Allen East-Coldwater victor.
Columbus Grove will host
the Lima Central CatholicBluffton winner as well, with
all three district quarterfinal
games being played Oct. 18.
Ottawa Glandorf hosts the
victor of the Parkway-Fort
Recovery match as well.
District semifinal action
will take place on Thursday,
Oct. 23, while the district
championship is slated for
Saturday, Oct. 25.

Antwerp scorers included Chase

Friend (56), Austin Lichty (61),
Austin Cheywin (61), Izik Garrett
(61), Gene Garrett (71) and Nick
McCreery (74).
Junior High Volleyball Wayne
Trace moved to 9-2 on the season
with a 25-17, 25-19 win over Ottoville
last Monday.

Junior Varsity Football Wayne

Trace defeated Otsego 24-14 in
action earlier this year. Jayden
Sherry scored on a 60-yard run while
Sherry also tossed a six-yard scoring
strike to Noah Glass. Jake Kuhn also
had a 50-yard interception return for
a score. Liam Marihugh, Jon Sinn
and Sherry also added two point
conversions for the Raiders.
Junior Varsity Football The
Raiders slipped past Crestview
22-14 with Glass (15-yard run),
Sherry (10-yard run) and Josh
Kuhn (15-yard run) all scoring
touchdowns. Sherry and Kuhn also
added two-point conversion runs for
Wayne Trace. Defensively, Caleb
Schultz recorded a fumble recovery
and Austin Kuhn picked up an
Junior Varsity Football In its first
Green Meadows Conference game,
the red-white-and-blue defeated

Fairview, 36-6. Hunter Showalter

scored on an eight-yard touchdown
reception with Jake Kuhn finding the
end zone on a 25-yard strike. Eli Sinn
also picked up receptions for scores
from 25 yards, 40 yards and six
yards. Jake Kuhn had a pair of twopoint conversions and Seth Yenser
recorded a safety for Wayne Trace.
Junior Varsity Football Also in
GMC play, Wayne Trace rolled to
a 46-16 win over Ayersville. Picking
up touchdowns for the Raiders
were Schultz, Marihugh, Eli Sinn
and Showalter. Sherry scored twice
for Wayne Trace. Sherry found
the end zone three times on twopoint conversion attempts while
Showalter and Jon Sinn each picked
up one. Josh Kuhn and Noah Glass
each recorded an interception for
the Raider defense with Schultz,
Braxton Asher and Emil Stoller
picked up fumble recoveries.

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Invitational at Auglaize Golf Course,

Lincolnview won the tournament
with a 189 while Spencerville
finished second at 199. Paulding
was third with a 200 followed by
Archbold (209), Tinora (223), Wayne
Trace (223), Antwerp (239) and
Wauseon (245).
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Cole Heller (52), Ty Plotts (55) and
Blake McGarvey (57) completed the
Paulding lineup.
Wayne Trace was led by Kaden
Sutton at 50 and Josiah Linder with
a 56. Other Raider players were
Reid Miller (58), Dane Moore (59),
Hayden Williamson (72) and Garrett
Williamson (80).

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Williamson first, Archer boys

third at Antwerp Invite
ANTWERP Antwerps Sam Williamson
claimed the Antwerp Cross Country
Invitational championship in the varsity boys
race with a time of 16:26 to help lead the
Archers to a third place finish as a team.
Williamson won the race by 67 seconds
over Blackhawk Christians Jonathon Rush,
who finished second. Antwerps Erik Buchan
took fifth in the race with a time of 17:44.
Fairview captured the team title with
65 points followed by Archbold at 98 and
Antwerp with 102. Paulding took tenth with
242 points and Wayne Trace was 12th at 295.
Brandon Laney placed 11th for Antwerp in
18:24 and Chase Gerken was 44th in 19:54.
Other blue and white racers were Drake
Gerken (52nd, 20:18), Jerett Godeke (62nd,
20:36), Matthew Dooley (68th, 20:55), Evan
Hilton (71st, 20:59), Justis Harvey (76th,
21:06), Aaron ODonnell (118th, 24:06) and
Josh Steiner (126th, 28:31).
Simeon Shepherd paced Paulding by posting
a 26th place finish in 18:53. Other Panther
placers were Lucas Arend (37th, 19:32),
Dayton Pracht (54th, 20:19), Michael Kohart
(72nd, 20:59), Shawn Jackson (89th, 21:32)
and Corbin Kohart (113th, 23:04).
Wayne Traces Chandler Thompson and
Staff Photo/Paulding County Progress Chance Elliott placed 55th and 56th with times
Wayne Trace runner Shayna Temple works her way through the crowd of competitors during of 20:26 and 20:27, respectively. The Raiders
Tanner Cook took 58th in 20:30 and Ruger
the Antwerp Invites last Saturday. Temple finished 74th with a time of 26:01.
Goeltzenleuchter placed 73rd in 21:03. Kolyn
Hilkey (95th, 21:43) and Levi Priest (123rd,
26:12) were the other two Raider runners.
The varsity girls portion was won by
Edgerton with 47 points while Fairview (87)
took second and Canterbury (99) finished
third. Antwerp placed seventh with 160 and
Paulding took tenth with 271.

Bailee Sigman led the Lady Archers with

a time of 21:57, good for eighth place. Annie
Miesle (35th, 23:25), Sam Provines (48th,
24:20), Brooke Hatlevig (51st, 24:33), Callie
Perry (57th, 24:57), Rachel Becker (85th,
27:35) and Olivia Tempel (86th, 27:40)
completed the Antwerp list of participants.
Paulding was led by Brooke Clemens, who
placed 54th in 24:47. Other maroon and white
placers included Shayla Shepherd (59th,
25:09), Emilee Ringler (63rd, 25:24), Caylin
Johanns (93rd, 28:28), Melissa Martinez
(94th, 28:31) and JoEllyn Salinas (103rd,
Wayne Traces Hollie Wannemacher,
Shayna Temple and Estie Sinn competed as
individuals. Wannemacher finished 11th in
22:19 with Temple taking 74th in 26:01. Sinn
ran a 30:26, good for 102nd place.
In the junior high girls division, Paulding
finished fourth as a team with 66 points.
Wayne Traces Gracie Laukhuf paced
county runners by taking 15th in 15:27 while
Pauldings Savannah Shepherd took 16th in
Other Lady Panthers were Mary-Cate
Panico (20th, 16:07), Alex Cardin (25th,
16:36), Montserrat Martinez (33rd, 17:03),
Abbie Leaman (34th, 17:07) and Sidney
Kohart (39th, 17:57).
The Raiders Taylor Long took 21st in
16:15 and Antwerps Julia Steiner was 29th
in 16:44.
None of the three county schools fielded
junior high boys teams but each had
individuals participate.
Pauldings Bailey Manz placed ninth in
12:30 with teammate Carson Shull taking
21st in 12:57. Antwerps Garrett Laney took
34th in 13:26 and Fernando Gonzalez was
64th in 14:54. Wayne Traces Jose Aguilar
finished 76th in 16:08.

Cross Country: Local Results

Paulding in tri-meet

Paulding finished third in

both the boys and girls meets
in a tri-meet with Fairview
and Edgerton.
The Apache boys won
the meet with 20 points
while Edgerton totaled 38
and Paulding finished with
71. Dayton Pracht led the
Panthers with an 11th place
finish and Lucas Arend took
(13th), Mike Kohart (20th)
and Shawn Jackson (21st)
were the other Panther
Edgertons girls took first
with 20 points followed by
Staff Photo/Paulding County Progress Fairview (47) and Paulding
Antwerps Erik Buchan took advantage of the home course to finish seventh on Saturday at the (78). Brooke Clemens paced
Antwerp Invitational cross country meet. Buchan had a time of 17:44 to help his team secure a third the maroon and white by
finishing ninth. Rounding
place finish. Behind Buchan is Wayne Trace competitor Brandon Laney, who finished 11th.

out the Panther lineup were

Shayla Shepherd (22nd),
JoEllyn Salinas (29th) and
Melissa Martinez (30th).
Pauldings junior high
girls team took second
with Fairview defeating the
Panthers 27-30.
Savannah Shepherd, MaryCate Panico and Montserrat
Martinez placed sixth, seventh
and eighth, respectively.
Abbie Leaman (11th), Alex
Cardin (12th) and Sidney
Kohart (13th) completed the
Paulding runners.
Bailey Manz was third and
Carson Shull took seventh as
the only two Paulding junior
high boys participants.

Archers place first

Holgates girls took first in
a cross country meet from
The Archer boys totaled 51
points with Hicksville second
at 53 and Patrick Henry took
third with 62.
Antwerps Sam Williamson
won the individual portion
with a time of 16:56 while
teammate Erik Buchan was
fourth and Brandon Laney
finished sixth.
In the girls meet, Holgate
won the meet with 36 points
followed by Tinora (41) and
Antwerp (45).
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For the past 10 seasons the Paulding Kiwanis Youth Soccer program has
provided the opportunity for young children to learn the fundamentals of soccer
in a safe, fun environment. Looking ahead to 2015 the Kiwanis Club of Paulding County
needs help from parents and the community to keep the league moving forward.
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4B - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Continued from Page 1B

three Wayne Trace scores in the

second quarter.
Dingus also recorded a
60-yard run for a score and
Shepherd scampered in from 10
yards out to widen the lead to
49-0 at halftime.
From there, Wayne Trace
played a rotation of reserves in
the second half, but Holgate did
find the endzone twice.
Szabo got the Tigers on the
scoreboard with a two-yard
touchdown run in the third
quarter. Holgate had taken over
at the Raider two yard line after
a 55-yard fumble recovery
return from Nick Luderman.
The purple-and-whites final
score of the night came with
22 seconds left in the contest as
Baily Hohenberger plunged in
from two yards out, setting the
final margin at 49-15.
Dingus led the Raider ground
game with 140 yards on four
carries while Jayden Sherry
added 62 yards on five tries.
Showalter (23 yards), Darius
Hale (21 yards), Caleb Schultz

(19 yards) and Shepherd (10

yards) also contributed to the
Raider rushing attack.
Wayne Trace finished the
night with 268 rushing yards on
28 attempts while also posting
202 yards via the passing attack.
Through the air, Showalter
completed five of nine passes for
140 yards and the Tigers Szabo
connected on 12 of 21 attempts
for 128 yards.
Blakeley led the Tigers with
four receptions for 56 yards and
Devin Hohenberger recorded 47
yards on three catches.
David Sinn paced Wayne
Trace with three receptions for
95 yards and Cole Shepherd
chipped in a pair of catches for
87 yards. Dingus (18 yards) and
Nick Glass (two yards) also had
receptions for the Raiders.
Holgate totaled 61 rushing
yards and 138 yards through the
Wayne Trace returns to
action Friday as the Raiders
host Edgerton, a 54-31 winner
over Antwerp Friday night. The

Bulldogs will come into the

contest at 3-3 overall and 2-1 in
the league.


Edgertons other two wins came

over Hicksville (48-12) and
Edon (59-20) while the Bulldog
losses have been to Patrick
Henry (26-23), Lima Central
Catholic (45-0) and Tinora (4813).
of the seven teams in front of
Wayne Trace in the playoff
chase, only one of the seven
lost. Lima Central Catholic, who
entered the week ranked second,
fell to Spencerville 35-21.
Winners in Division IV
Region 20 included Tinora (568 over Hicksville), Crestview
(27-14 over Delphos Jefferson),
Van Buren (47-6 over Vanlue),
Gibsonburg (62-35 over Edon)
and Bucyrus Wynford (62-6
over Crestline).
Carey, who entered the week
ranked 12th, also picked up a big
35-14 win over Buckeye Central
(4-2) Friday night.

Continued from Page 1B

Justice Clark when he carried

the ball to the two yard line.
Nick Barnhouse capped off the
successful drive on a one-yard
plunge with 8:45 remaining in
the second frame.
Starting from their own
48 yard marker on their next
possession, Bulldog QB Duane
Miller picked through the
Archers defense and rambled
52 yards to tack another
touchdown on the scoreboard.
Following a successful extra
point, also from Miller,
Edgerton was on top, 27-6.
Following an Antwerp
found themselves in excellent
field position at the Archer 18
yard line. Needing just two
plays to find paydirt, Miller
connected with Alex Michael
for an 18-yard scoring
strike. With the extra point
good, the Bulldogs and their
homecoming crowd enjoyed
a 34-6 lead.
Unable to generate any
offense, and deep in their own
territory, the Archers were
again forced to punt, giving
the ball back to the Bulldogs.
From the Archers 20 yard
line, Miller needed just one
play to scoot 20 yards for the
final score of the first half.
In the first half, we didnt
execute at all offensively.
Edgerton has some good
athletes and maybe that had
something to do with our first
half play. I was disappointed
and frustrated with our play
in the first half, said Coach

With Antwerp trailing 40-6
at intermission, the running
clock went into effect with
the Bulldogs holding at least
a 30-point lead. However, the
running clock would be shortlived as the Archer defense
stepped up and stopped
their opponent on their first
possession. The Archers took
advantage of their defensive
stop and used a quick 62-yard
burst from Barnhouse to put
the Archers in scoring position
at the four yard line. After a
couple of tries up the middle,
Clark finally answered the call
on a one-yard plunge to put
the lead at less than 30 for the
Bulldogs. Following a Jarrett
Bute extra point, the Archers
trailed 40-13.
The following Edgerton
drive would produce very
little and was eventually
snuffed out when Clark
intercepted a Miller pass, but
the Archers could not take
advantage of the turnover.
The third quarter would end
with the Bulldogs hanging on,
Early in the fourth period,
with the pigskin in the hands
of the Archers, Barnhouse
again barreled his way
through the teeth of the
Bulldog offense on a 14-yard
run to inch the Archers a little
closer, 40-19.
Edgertons Miller used little
time, needing just one play to
answer the Archer score with
a keeper up the middle that

covered 81 yards of real estate

and placing the home team
lead at 47-19. Miller finished
with 243 yards rushing and
126 yards passing.

determination, the outmanned
Archers continued to represent
themselves with character
as they pushed the Bulldog
defense. Facing a third down
play, freshman quarterback
Josh Poulson teamed with
Clark on a 57-yard strike
with 8:21 remaining. Clark
finished the night with 147
rushing yards and 63 yards
receiving on two catches and
one interception. Barnhouse
totaled 103 yards on the
ground on 13 totes including
two touchdown runs.
Edgertons final score
covered 63 yards on three
plays capped off with a 26yard run by Logan Daniels.
After an unsuccessful Archer
drive and Edgerton leading 5425, the Bulldogs were looking
to add points to their total
when Antwerps sophomore
defensive linebacker Mike
Taylor snatched the ball away
from the Bulldog runner and
ran it in from the 21 yard line
for the final score.
At halftime we had a talk.
Not a whole lot needed said.
We just communicated to
the team the need to execute
better. We didnt change
anything for the second half,
but I thought the guys came
out and played with heart and
passion, said Altimus. The
first half was disappointing
and the second half was much
Altimus is looking for that
style of execution to carry
over to this Fridays home
game with the Aces.

Staff Photo/Paulding County Progress

For the Paulding Lady Panthers, Brooke Clemens put together a solid run to finish first for the
Panthers and 54th overall with a time of 24:47.

MAC Gym volleyball

takes center court
ANTWERP The Antwerp fall volleyball league has
completed five weeks of competitive play and will culminate
this Saturday with a season end league tournament. Ten teams
in the sixth grade and under division, and three teams in the
fourth grade and under division, will battle for the right to be
crowned champion.
The fourth grade and under division will begin the day
with Antwerp third grade playing the Antwerp fourth grade.
The winner takes on Paulding for the first ever crown in this
In the sixth grade and under division, Antwerp Sara,
Defiance Melissa, Fairview Black and Antwerp Kara teams
will take aim at Tinora to try and represent one bracket, while
Antwerp Morgan, Edon, Defiance Megan and Fairview Gold
will try and upend Paulding to represent the other bracket.
Two games will be played hourly from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.
before the two brackets face each other for all the marbles at
2 p.m. on the main court. This years champion will follow in
line behind 2012 champion Lincolnview and 2013 champion
This tournament will be followed by the Mt. Calvary
Lutheran Church sponsored junior high tournament Oct.
18, the Pumpkin Smash tournament Oct. 25, and an adult
volleyball tournament the first weekend of November.
All upcoming schedules and events for fall and winter can
be found on the gym website www.macgymohio.com

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Pearl, Graphite Cloth, Only 7K.
2014 CAdILLAC A.T.S. 4 d AWD Black
5K Turbo 4cyl
2014 2-CHEVY ImPALA LTd 1-Red
Pearl, 1-White, under 10K, Great Value!
2013 FORd EdgE LTd 4 Dr.,Diamond
White,Brown lether trim, loaded 12K mi
2013 BUICk LACROSSE 4 Dr., Black
Met., 16K, 3.6 V-6, Chromes, Loaded.
2012 CHRYSLER 200 TOURINg 3.6
V-6, Sunroof, Nav, Black, Black.
Hot Leather, DVD, Inferno Red Met.
2012 dOdgE AVENgER RT 3.6,
Inferno Red, Graphite Cloth, 22K.
2012 TOYOTA RAV 4 White, FWD, V-6,
Tan Cloth, Only 12,500 Miles.
met., dbl. sunroof, chromes, hot leather, 33k
CAB LTZ. Only 12K, 4X4, Victory Red.
2011 CAdILLAC CTS 4 Dr., AWD, Black,

Graphite Leather, Full Power, Only 25K.

White, 30K, 1.4 Turbo, Tan Leather.
2010 BUICk LACROSSE CXS Di-white,
3.6 motor, dbl sunroof, NAV, cocoa/
cashmere met., 33K.
2010 CAdILLAC dTS 4 Dr., Di. White,
Tan Leather, 60K, Sun Roof, Nav., Heated/
Cold Seats, Heated Steering Wheel.
2010 dOdgE gRANd CARAVAN
SXT Must see, one of a kind, only 250
miles, White
2009 dOdgE JOURNEY RT Blk, V-6,
AWD, DVD, NAV, Sunroof, chromes, only 25K
2008 BUICk LUCERNE 4 door Silver Lt
grey leather Chromes 6 pass 35 K
2007 CAdILLAC dTS Silver, Lt. Gray,
Leather, 25,000 miles
2006 CAdILLAC dTS 4 Dr., Silver, 105K.
2006 HONdA OdYSSEY EXL Nav.,
Silver, Dk. Gray, Leather, Nav., Sunroof, DVD,
Loaded, Extra Clean, 162K
2005 CHEVY ImPALA Silver, full power,
only 23K.
2005 dOdgE mAgNUm 2.7 V-6,
White, Graphite, Cloth, Full Power, 92K.
2002 JEEP WRANgLER SE 4X4, Black,
New Soft Top, 4 Cyl., 5 Speed, A/C, Alum.
Wheels, 106K, Fla. Vehicle.
2000 CHEVY EXPRESS VAN Starcraft
Conversion, White, Gray Cloth, 5.7 V-8, New
Mich. Tires, 178K.
1988 FORd mUSTANg ASC McLaren
302 V-8, convert., 5 speed, bk cherry, 82K.

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Residential Roofs
Barn Restoration
25502 River Rd.. Woodburn, IN 46797

Cell 260-580-4087


Paulding Countywide Recycling Day

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Where: Old Terra Fertilizer Plant
7506 US 127, Latty, Ohio (just south of railroad tracks)
Time: 9:00 11:00 a.m.
Tires .................................................................................$3.00
(stoves, refrigerators, freezers, hot water heaters, emptied,
humidifiers, etc.)
Televisions ......................................................regular - $10.00
..........................................................Console or large - $15.00
Computers ............................................................... $1.00/item
Magazines ........................................................ NO CHARGE.
The Paulding County Waste Management Education & Awareness
Program (WMEA) and the Paulding County Commissioners are
sponsoring this event. If you have any questions, please call Becky
Suvar at 419-399-3630.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 5B

JUST PHONE 419-399-4015
Multiple Listing
To see nice color pictures & interior shots of properties offered
by Gorrell Bros. go to: www.gorrellbros-paulding.com

#1620 - 20648 Wetzel

Rd. Van Wert... 3
bdrm country home
on 2.2 acres w/ newer
roof, windows & vinyl
siding w/some wiring
updates. C/A, lg. wood
sided barn & 2 smaller bldgs. $89,000 Call
Joe Den Herder


726 Tom Tim Dr.,
Pldg - 3 bdrm 2 bath
home w/corner lot...
HALLWAY... newer
roof & family room
addition .. seller is relocating and says sell...
will look at all offers...
Agent Owned Call
Don Gorrell 399-7699


NOTE: NOW $117,500,
PLUS, at closing Buyer
will receive a check from
Seller for one years
gas cost based on 2013
figures!! 4 BR, 1.5 bath,
beautiful kitchen. Call
Sandra or Tamyra 419506-1015

#1664 2 miles S. of
Melrose, delightful 3 BR
home, 4 acres w/pond,
gazebo & 2 car garage,
C/A, 12 x 20 sun room
$109,500. Call Sandra
or Tamyra 419-5061015


15 to 20 acres of Wild
N Wooly Terrain.
Ravine, swales, big
trees and some tillable
ground. $57,000. NE of
Charloe. Call Sandra
or Tamyra 419-506
#1649 Affordable 4
Home! 1015
Lg. bdrm at back entry
could be a family room.
Beautiful corner lot,
partially fenced backyard. C/A, replacement
Paulding .Call Sandra/
#1646 3 or 4 bdrm
Tamyra 419-506-1015
home w/newer metal
#1635 2 bdrm 2 bath roof, det. garage,
condo w/sunroom. 2-car pristine yard!! 721 W.
garage... large open Perry, Pldg. Reduced
rooms... $124,500. Call $49,900.. Call Don
Don Gorrell 419-399- Gorrell 419-399-7699

Don K. Foltz II - Broker
Paulding, OH 106 N. Williams St. 45879
Maurie Wannemacher: 419-769-9090 Tim Boss: 419-769-0823 - Realtors

#2890 17519 R. 218 Cecil, 2 Story

Country Home (New roof 2012) on
1.83 ac. Includes 4 BR, 1 1/2 baths,
pond and 2 metal blds. $99,000

#2868 New Listing, 7555 Rd. 1031

Antwerp. 4 bdrm, 2 bath home. Eat-in
kitchen, newer replacement windows,
sunroom, pond. $77,000.



#2861 3 Bedroom, Bath and a Half

Home with newer Roof, Windows, siding, concrete Drive w/turnaround, and
fenced in Back Yard on Gasser Road.
Has separate FR/LR and an electric
Fireplace insert in LR. $115,000

#2854 Country Home 10133 SR

127, Paulding. Fireplace, big deck,
gazebo, 1892 sq. ft. $119,900

#2850 Price reduced to $29,000

on Commercial Lot at 495 E. Perry
St., Paulding
View other listings @ www.foltzrealty.com Office : 419-399-2347


Saturday, Oct. 11 @ 10:00am

Location: 13453 Road 171 Defiance, OH;

approximately 2 miles SOUTH of the 5 Span Bridge

Junction, OH (Paulding County) on Road 171; EAST
side of the intersection of Flat Rock Creek and the
Auglaize River known as FLAT ROCK BAY sale
on site at the marina; watch for signs-----

Same family- many decades; PARCEL # 1 (south)
4.3 acres w/pond; 2 bed 1 bath 1000 s/f (+/-) one story
home; x 3 mobile home pad rentals; 1071 of water
frontage; other buildings needing repair; PARCEL # 2;
(middle) - 1.8 acres w/ 329 of water frontage; metal
marina building of 2000 s/t (+/-) including showroom;
1400 s/f (+/-) one story home w/partial bsmt; 3 beds;
1 baths needs modernization; PARCEL # 3 (north)
6.2 acres w/750 of water frontage; 42 lot rentals (+/); stone circular drive; many lots have water frontage;
more details; AGENT on site Wed., Oct 1 and Oct 8
4PM-6PM--- city sewer available to all parcels but not
yet installed--- recent survey provided by sellers--


TERMS: $5,000 deposit each parcel; balance in 30
days; warranty deed(s) awarded w/taxes and lot rents
prorated; possession 45 days after closing; parcels
offered individually and then in any combination
requested; more details on the website; Sellers:
Darren Blockberger/ Jason Blockberger Attorney
Glenn Troth, Paulding, OH; Betty Blockberger- Attorney
Stephen Snavely, Defiance, OH;


aUctionEERS: William C. Straley, CAI; Chester M.
Straley, Warren J. Straley, App

419 W Ervin, Van Wert, OH

419.238.9733 | 800.727.2021

Aaron Timm


Committed to Excellence


Wed., Oct. 29 @ 6:00 P.M

Wed., Oct. 29 @ 6:00 P.M

Location: 104 North High, Oakwood, OH - near the north edge of Oakwood on Rt. 66
north of the school) turn west on North High St. for Block (watch for auction signs)


Location: 104 North High, Oakwood, OH

- near the north edge of Oakwood on Rt. 66
(2 blocks north of the school) turn west on
North High St. for Block (watch for aucOpen Inspections
tion signs)
Wed., Oct. 15 & Wed., Oct. 22
From 5 P.M. to 6 P.M.
3 Bedroom, 1 Bath 1 Story Home on
$500 earnestlot
on thelarge
day of auction
the balance
due at closing
on or be
Nov. 28 upon delivery of Deed and Certificate of Title . Sellers: Johnnie and Rob

. Nolan
Sale Mgr;
Larry D. Gorrell,
- Aaronwith
Timm, S
Gorrell Auctioneers
Electric Water Heater, City Gas
and Water Investors and speculators
welcome - it looks like the money has already been spent fixing this up - disregard
previous asking price of $26,900 - motivated
sellers want to sell before winter.
Open Inspections
Wed., Oct. 15 & Wed., Oct. 22
From 5 P.M. to 6 P.M.
Terms: $500 earnest money on the day of
auction w/ the balance due at closing on or
before Nov. 28 upon delivery of Deed and
Certificate of Title . Sellers: Johnnie
and Robin Adkins . Nolan Shisler Sale
Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker - Aaron
Timm, Sandra Mickelson, Don Gorrell

3 Bedroom, 1 Bath 1 Story Home on shaded lot with large trees Newer Metal Ro
Large Kitchen ... Utility with Gas Furnace, Electric Water Heater, City Gas and Wate
Investors and speculators welcome - it looks like the money has already been spent fix
up - disregard previous asking price of $26,900 - motivated sellers want to sell before


Now Reduced! 11091 Rd. 93, Paulding. One level, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath,
all brick home, on 1.76 acres. New roof in 2012, replacement windows and
beautiful landscaping. Pole barn with finished work area. Country living but
minutes from town reduced to $149,900 or Seller says SELL!

Real Estate
Oakwood, OH

Saturday, October 25 10:00 A.M.

40 Acres With Home & Outbuildings
Offered In 3 Parcels & Combinations
Open Inspections:
Thurs., Oct 9 & Wed., Oct. 22 From 4 P.M. to 5 P.M


1201 N. Williams St., Paulding, OH 45879

Sandra J. Mickelson &

Tamyra L. Humes
Cell: 419-506-1015

Over 40 Years Combined Real Estate Experience

Serving you from Sign Up to Sign Down!

Location: 21025 Rd. 178 Oakwood, OH - 5 mi north of Oakwood on Rt. 66 to Rd.

T-178; then west on T-178 for 2 mi (at the corner of T-178 and T-169) --- Auction held
at the buildings on Parcel 1 . Parcel 1 - 4+- acres with 1,472+- sq. ft. one
story county home built in late 1960s with 3 BR, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen,
utility, attached garage with approximate 36 ft. x 60 ft. pole type machinery / livestock
barn and approximate 24 ft. x 30 ft. pole type storage barn .. the interior of the
house needs finish work and repair that probably leaves room for the investor or speculator Parcel 2 - 10+- acres of farm land; Lays east of parcel 1 and south
of the ditch .. Parcel 3 - 26+- acres of farm land; Lays north of the ditch ..
Call or stop in the office for brochure or visit our web site @ www.gorrellbros-paulding.
com Terms: $3,000 earnest money for each parcel on the day of auction with
the balance due at closing approximately 30 days from the date of the auction upon
delivery of such instruments to convey marketable title as ordered by the Court ..
Being Sold Pursuant to Journal Entry Dated Sept 16, 2014, In The Common Pleas
Court Of Paulding County, Ohio in Case NO. CI-13-145; Complaint for Partition;
Lester O. Hardesty & Lisa Hardesty Plaintiffs (David A. Hyman, Attorney) vs. Dorothy
L. Hoagland & Jonathon Hoagland, Defendents, (Erwin Bandy Attorney) . Nolan
Shisler Sale Mgr; Larry D. Gorrell, Broker - Aaron Timm, Sandra Mickelson, Don
Gorrell Auctioneers

6B - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, October 8, 2014



ALADDIN CLASSIC, magnifying instrument for vision impaired.
ALSO: washer & dryer for sale. 4197p2
GE UNDERCOUNTER MICROWAVE. Less than 2 yrs. old.
$200. 418-399-2204.
14X80 MOBILE, 3 BR., 2 BA.
on 1.5 acres. $36,900, $2,000 down,
$400 mo. 567-344-0589.
DEVILLE - 4.9 engine, 109,000
miles. Power everything, runs and
drives good. $2,500. Call or text 4196p2
MATTRESS SET. New in plastic,
can deliver 260-493-0805.


Direct Waterfront Condo. Turnkey
furnishings included. Priced below
builder cost. Was $504,500Now
only $194,900. Deal with seller direct.
Only one! Call (888)848-4620 ext. 102

MALL, 108 W. Main Street, Van
Wert (419) 238-3362, 30+ Dealers.
Closed Tuesdays. Buy & Sell. 27ctf

PAYNE. 419-263-4700 or 419-2638304
IN PAYNE. 419-263-4700 or 419263-8304
FOR RENT in Grover Hill 419-4387c2
RENT in Paulding and Defiance.
Please call Al at 419-399-2419 for
more details.
IN PAULDING - Whispering Pines
- 2 bdrm. Call 419-670-4655 or 419399-2419

Paulding. Please call Straley Real
Estate at 419-399-4444 or 419-3993721 for more information
PAULDING STORAGE CENTER: Now renting storage units.
Different sizes available. Call 419399-2419 for info.
UNITS. For more information
please call Straley Real Estate at
419-399-4444 or 419-399-3721 25ctf



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Rained out last week garage sale.
720 W. WAYNE. OCT. 9, 10
& 11; 9AM-5PM. Lots of good

for new fliers! Oct. 10-12Moses
in Lancaster $479pp Nov.15 (Sat)
Chicago Shopping $79 2015July
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SALE IN PAYNE. Nearly 2 acres.
1/2 mile west of town. please call
419-263-2380 after 5 pm for more


NEAR SCHOOL. Please call 419263-2380 after 5 pm for more information

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toys, antiques, military, old magazines, estates, collections, 419-3993353

Metal Frame Buildings 30+ Yea

Pole Barns
Commercial & Residential

25720 Notestine Rd., Woodburn, IN 46797

(260) 433-5628 Mon. - Fri. 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014, 9:30AM

18176 ROUTE 127,
CECIL OH, 45821


Federal-Mogul is a leader in design and

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Applications for

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Maintenance Technicians

BUYERS PREMIUM: 2% on each item $2,501 & greater

10% on each item $2,500 & less

Alex Products, Inc.

P.O. Box 326
Ridgeville Corners, OH 43555
Visit our website at www.alexproducts.cc

Auctioneer: Nic Smock #2014000084

6531 S. SR 13 Pendleton, IN 46064


Office Coordinator
InSource Technologies, Inc, a contract manufacturer in
Paulding, OH, is currently accepting applications for a
full-time Office Coordinator position.
Responsibilities include: Handling Calls, Hosting Guests,
Scheduling, Ordering Supplies, Data Entry, Filing & Keeping Records, Coordinating Events, Assisting Employees,
Recruiting & General HR Support.

Immediate full-time position available.

Experience Required
Top Pay Sign-On Bonus Available
401(k) available Medical Benefits
Paid vacation
A friendly family atmosphere


ADOPT: Happy, young, successful
couple promise to give your baby LOVE,
endless joy and security. Expenses paid.
Private adoption. James & Samuel.
LONGS to adopt newborn. Well provide a beautiful life, unconditional love,
opportunities & security. Expenses paid.
Tricia & Don anytime at 1-800-348-1748.


Join The Best of the Best!



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B&W GRAPHICS - We spe-cialize in custom vinyl lettering, signs and
truck/semi lettering. For more info., call
Michele Laney at 419-576-9153 47ctf
AL GRIFFITHS CONSTRUCTION: Windows, light electrical,
drywall, siding, doors and more. Call
Al for your repair or construction
needs. 419-506-2102


Requirements: Cheerful & Approachable, Willing to

Learn, Represents Company Values, Honest, Maintains
Confidentiality, Multi-Tasker, Detail Oriented, Technology
Literate, Organized, Excellent Grammar, Spelling, & Typing
Skills, Clear Written and Verbal Communication Skills.



Environmental Health Director Position
Applicant must have a certificate of registration as
a Registered Sanitarian issued by the Ohio State
Board of Sanitarian Registration.
Position requires a valid Ohio Drivers License,
Auto Insurance and reliable transportation.
Compensation is $22.00 per hour for this full time
position of 35 hours per week. Please forward
resume for consideration to:
Paulding County Health Department,
800 East Perry Street, Paulding, Ohio
45879 or email to paulcohd@odh.ohio.gov
Paulding County Health Department is an
equal opportunity employer.

will be accepted in person or by mail beginning

October 6th at the plant, 150 Fisher Ave. Van
Wert, OH 45891. Pay for these positions starts
at $18.62/hr and will support production on any
of the 3 shifts. Comprehensive benefit package
offered including medical, dental, vision, short
term disability, 401k, vacation and holidays.
This work may include overtime and weekends.
Those interested must also apply online at:
High School Diploma or GED; or 10 years
manufacturing experience required and 5 years
maintenance experience preferred. Applicants
will be required to pass a criminal background
check and drug test.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/
No telephone calls please

AA or BA degree in business field with at least 2 years

of experience is preferred.

Apply at StateWide Ford

1108 W. Main St. Van Wert, Ohio

Call 419.238.0125 .Ask for Tony Fox.

Inside Sales

Salary commensurate with experience, benefits and

bonus plan included. Send resume to
humanresources@insource-tech.com or apply at
InSource Technologies, Inc.,
12124 Co Rd 111, Paulding, OH 45879


Manufacturing Engineer

InSource Technologies, Inc, a contract manufacturer in

Paulding, OH, is currently accepting applications for a
full-time Inside Sales position.
Responsibilities include: Outside Sales Support,
Customer Service, Quoting, Order Processing, Schedule
Monitoring, Forecasting, Reading BOMs, Reverse
Engineering, Reading Technical Drawings
Requirements: Motivated, Personable, Willing to Learn,
Represents Company Values, Honest, Maintains
Confidentiality, Mobile Technology Literate, Organized,
Detail Oriented, Engineering Aptitude, Excellent
Grammar, Spelling, & Typing Skills, Clear Written and
Verbal Communication Skills.

InSource Technologies, Inc, a contract manufacturer in

Paulding, OH, is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer
in their Assembly Solutions Business Unit.
Responsibilities include: Technical Drawing, BOM
Entry, Prototype Builds, First Sample Approval, ECNs
Work Instructions & Documentation, Improve Work Flow,
Production Troubleshooting, Customer Support
Requirements: Motivated, Willing to Learn, Represents
Company Values, Honest, Detail Oriented, Leadership
Abilities, Organized, Project Management Experience,
Written & Verbal Communication Skills

AA or BA degree in Business or Engineering or

equivalent field experience is required.

BS degree in Engineering and

10 years experience preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience, benfits and bonus plan included. Send resume to humanresources@
insource-tech.com or apply at InSource Technologies,
Inc., 12124 Co Rd 111, Paulding, OH 45879

Salary commensurate with experience, benefits and bonus plan included. Send resume to humanresources@
insource-tech.com or apply at InSource Technologies,
Inc., 12124 Co Rd 111, Paulding, OH 45879




well kept 3 bedroom 2 bath brick ranch
w/large sunroom plus large lot only 1
block from the school & park. $90,500 206 BUFFALO ST., ANTWERP:
Bill Priest #376
Large rooms in this 3 bedroom, 2
story, close to downtown & the school.
Many updates plus a large yard.
$129,900. Bill Priest #407

2883 ST. RT. 66, CLOVERDALE:

Many updates in this 3 bedroom, 1
1/2 bath ranch w/attached garage.
Ready to move into and affordable at
$69,900. Bill Priest #346


HILL: 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch w/2
car attached & 30x24 pole building
on 1.77 acres. $142,900. Bill Straley

128 ACRES, Jackson Township,

HARRISON ST., GROVER HILL: 1 acre Paulding County. Highway frontage &
lot & 2 storage buildings includes city close to elevators. $6,900 per acre. Bill
Priest #612
septic. $18,500. Bill Priest #721

2568 ST. RT. 114,

4 bedroom home on 1 1/2 acres w/
large 40x26 detached garage.
Ready to move into and affordable at
$69,900. Bill Priest #346

502 MAIN, HAVILAND: Beautiful

spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath
manufactured home w/2 car
attached. Was built in 2001 but like
brand new for only $89,900. Warren/
Robbin #375

25 ACRES with 7,680 square foot

building on Road 179, Oakwood. Bill
Priest #640

419 W Ervin, Van Wert, OH

419.238.9733 | 800.727.2021 | www.StraleyRealty.com

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 7B


at 3 p.m.

October 12
TIME: 1 to 3 P.M.
PLACE: 13113 Nancy
Street, Paulding
MLS: 5078556 WELCOME MAT IS OUT! We had an
open house a couple weeks ago and if you missed it,
you have a second chance to see it. A symphony of colors are found in this beautifully decorated immaculate
3 bedroom, one bath home. Situated on an approx.
60X150 lot, it features a 10 ft wooded privacy fence for
the upground swimming pool, patio with table top fire
pit and a storage shed. Sue Rau 419-596-3904 will be
there, she hopes you will be too. Listed at $72,000
DIRECTIONS: Take Emerald Road to Helen Street, tun
left on Robert St. then right on Nancy St. Home on left.


1012 Ralston Ave., Defiance, OH
Ph. 419-782-7916



Date to Run: October 22, 2014

Deadline: October 16, 2014
The Paulding Progress will be featuring a
special page in honor of
Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Call for pricing...any size accepted.




Saturday, October 18th, 2014 10 am

Location: 1034 Weswood Dr., Van Wert, Ohio

VEHICLES: 02 & 03 GMC 2500HDs pickups w/tool box & ladder racks
02 GMC 2500 Box truck(14 box, 163,000 mi.)
CLARK FORK LIFT: Model GPX 25, propane, 10 lift(nice)
TRAILERS: 04 E Z Dump HD trailer, Cargo(box) S/A trailer:(see pictures)
MISC. TRUCK ACCESSORIES: Ladder rack, tool box, 8 truck cap.
MISC. BUILDING MATERIALS: New entry doors, window samples, patio
doors, storm doors, garage doors & tracks, misc. vinyl siding, misc.
roofing (2-3 sq. ea.percolor), vinyl decking & fencing, chain link fence,
misc. gutters & acces., misc. lumber, ( 5) New Eden Pure electric
heaters. & other misc. materials.
MISC. SHOP TOOLS & EQUIP: Air compressor, B&D table saws. Delta
jointer, Victor torch set w/tanks, comp. hoses, roof jacks, wheel
barrows, (2) 10 aluminum brakes, step & ext. ladders, (2) hepa
vacs, misc. hand tools, work bench w/vice & grinder, (14) HD storage
racks(4x8xl5long), several lawn mowers. Plus many other misc.
tools & equipment items
OFFICE EQUIPMENT: Desks, filing cabinets, misc. cabinets, refrigerator,
TV, microwave.
NOTE: Dilly Door Co. is closing the doors on their Van Wert, OH. Store &
will no longer need the items to be sold. This is a nice clean sale with
many new items. Pictures can be seen on auctionzip.com


P.O. Box 180, 113 S. Williams St., Paulding, OH 45879

Phone 419-399-4015 Fax 419-399-4030

Susies Lunch Wagon on site

View pictures at auctionzip.com and samswitzerrealty.com

Sale conducted by: Sam Switzer Realty & Auction Co.

Auctioneers: Larry Plummer & George Taylor


AUCTIONEERS: Larry L. Plummer and George Taylor

Licensed and bonded in favor of the State of Ohio.

Any statement made day of sale will take precedence over all written statements.

In the Matter of the
Application of Robert
Fessel, John Mohr and
Don Baer, Elders of the
Calvary Bible Church,
1040 West Wayne
Ohio, an Ohio NonProfit Corporation, to
Convey Real Estate
Case No. CI 14169
Notice is hereby given
that Robert Fessel,
John Mohr and Don
Baer, Elders/Trustees
of the Calvary Bible
Church, 1040 West
Wayne Street, Paulding, Ohio, an Ohio not
for profit corporation,
have filed their Petition
in the Court of Common Pleas of Paulding
County, Ohio under
Case No. CI 14 1 6 9
praying for the authority to convey the following described real
property, upon such
terms that the court
deems reasonable, to
the Grace Community
Church of Fremont,
Ohio. Said real property
is described as follows:
A parcel of land being
situated in the West
half 1/2) of the Southeast quarter 1/4) of
Section 11, Town 2
North, Range 2 East,
Paulding Township,
Paulding County,
Ohio, and which is
more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at a steel
monument box at the
Southwest comer of
the Southeast quarter
1/4) of said Section
11; thence North 007
West (assumed bear-

ing for the purposes of

this description) on the
West line of the Southeast quarter 1/4) of Section 11, two hundred
eighty and zero hundredths (280.00) feet
to a railroad spike and
the point of beginning;
---- thence North 007
West on the West line
of the Southeast quarter
1/4) of Section 11, two
hundred fifty and zero
hundredths (250.00)
feet to a railroad spike;
thence South 8946
East, six hundred
twenty and zero hundredths (620.00) feet
to an iron pin; thence
South 007 East, two
hundred fifty and zero
hundredths (250.00)
feet to an iron pipe;
thence North 8946
West, six hundred
twenty and zero hundredths (620.00) feet to
the point of beginning.
Containing 3.558
acres more or less
but subject to all
legal highways and
easements of record.
Parcel now known
as Outlot 11012 in
the Village of Paulding, Paulding County,
Ohio. Paulding County
Engineers Office carries
this parcel as 3.386 acres.
Beginning at a point, said
point being the southwest
comer of the Southeast
Quarter 1/4) of Section
Eleven (11), Township
Two (2) North, Range
Two (2) East, Paulding
County, Ohio; thence
280 feet north on north
and south half section
line; thence 320 feet S
89 46 E.; thence 280
feet south to the south
section line; thence 320
feet N 89 - 46 W. on
the south section line to
the point of beginning.

Said parcel contains

2.057 acres, more
or less, subject to all
legal highways and
easements apparent and of record.
Parcel now known as
Outlot 11011 in the
Village of Paulding,
Paulding County, Ohio.
Paulding County Engineers Office carries this
parcel as 1.864 acres.
Please take notice
that said Petition has
been set for hearing
before said Court on
November 4, 2014 at
9:00 Oclock A.M.
Robert Fessel, John
Mohr and Don Baer,
Elders/Trustees of the
Calvary Bible Church,
1040 West Wayne
Street, Paulding, Ohio,
By: James M. Sponseller,
Their Attorney
Dated: September 25,
Notice is hereby given
to all residents of Defiance, Fulton, Paulding,
and Williams counties,
Ohio. There will be
a meeting of the Joint
Solid Waste Management District of Defiance, Fulton, Paulding,
and Williams Counties
Board of Directors. The
date of the meeting is
Monday, October 27,
2014. The meeting will
be held in the Fulton
County Commissioners
Office. The time of the
meeting is scheduled
to begin at 1:30 p.m.
oclock DST. A Solid
Waste District Coordinators session will immediately follow.
Otto L. Nicely
Policy Committee

National Newspaper Week October 5-11

8B - Paulding County Progress

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

School Zone

Fifth graders at Payne Elementary in Mrs. Stouffers science

classes at Payne Elementary spent a few days learning and
using different science tools that they will be using throughout
the year in their lessons. Students moved to different stations
First grade students at Antwerp Elementary made a snack mix using a Recipe for Success. The ingredients included a spoonful of effort,
where they used spring scales, microscopes, hand lenses,
measuring tapes, balances, stop watches, beakers and gradu- a spoonful of kindness, a spoonful of honesty, a spoonful of teamwork, a spoonful of excitement for learning, and a sprinkle of pride in their
work. Pictured here is the first grade class and teachers with our new chef (Family and Consumer Science teacher) in the high school.
ated cylinders.

Third graders at Oakwood Elementary are busy learning many

things about our wonderful world of science. Jocelynn Parrett, a
student in Mrs. Beth Thornells class, is shown reading the thermometer in a liquid.

The preschoolers in Mrs. Koharts class at Paulding Elementary

were visited by the Science Fairy. The Science Fairy read a book
about frogs to the children to help them learn more about frogs and
even brought some real tadpoles for them to watch at their Science
Center. Cameron Williams is pictured with the Science Fairy.

Third grade students in Mrs. Pfeiffers class at Payne

Elementary have been reviewing how to tell time. Lucas Kennedy
and Caitlyn Thomas show how to tell time to the minute and write
it two different ways.

Lance Whitman, Kamara Halliwill, Micah Sinn, and Izzy Foust prepare
to set sail into Mrs. Nouzas first grade class at Wayne Trace Grover
HillElementaryfor the 2014-2015 school year.

Junior Kodi Sensabaugh (Antwerp) starts her

first day of school at Vantage successfully!

The Divine Mercy Catholic School students of Grades 1 & 2 are busy studying all about dinosaurs. They are discovering many facts about the various dinosaurs. They have made maps of
Mrs. Davis sixth graders at Grover Hill Elementary are looking forward to a stache of knowl- Pangaea, and are making fossils. They are finding so many facts through books and the Internet.
edge. Starting off the year with a well groomed room and mustache.
Shown here, the children are showing off their own dinosaur discovery that they created in art.

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