September 3, 2014

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Boy’s birthday turns into a real celebration


By JOE SHOUSE • Progress Staff Writer

OAKWOOD – Maxwell Fohner just had a birthday. On Aug. 30, the Paulding Elementary student celebrated his 7th birthday. For most 7-year-olds, celebrating your birthday on that one special day each year and receiving presents is a big deal. But for Maxwell, he has been celebrating for over a week and he doesn’t mind at all.

You see, it’s really not about Maxwell but about finding a special way to help, in a different kind of way.

Raiders roll in Black Swamp Bowl

By KEVIN WANNEMACHER • Progress Sportswriter

HAVILAND – While both Wayne Trace and Paulding came into Friday’s game with lots of questions, only one of those teams provided any answers.

Tyler Showalter had a part in eight Raider touchdowns and the red, white and blue rolled past the Panthers 53-13 in the high school football season opener at Raider Field.

Archers strike early in 27-12 season opener win

By JOE SHOUSE • Progress Sportswriter

ANTWERP – After 2-1/2 hours of football, played on a hot sticky Friday night, players tired and fighting cramps, and yet it seemed like no one was wanting to leave Archer Field. You couldn’t blame them. It was a night to remember, a night to celebrate, a night to join with family and friends, under the lights, following the Archers’ opening night victory over Edon, 27-12.

Grand jury indicts 26 in August

PAULDING – A Paulding County grand jury returned indictments against 26 persons on Thursday, Aug. 21.

The individuals will be arraigned in Paulding County Common Pleas Court. Those indicted were: