ANTWERP – The third annual “Antwerp Has Talent” show will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, in the Antwerp School Auditeria.
Formerly known as “Antwerp Dancing with the Stars,” this year’s event will feature five dancing groups, two sin...
By Susan K. Simpson
Many questions have been raised with recent tax bills and the 2010 Paulding County Revaluation. As Paulding County auditor, it has always been a priority to keep the public informed. Even though my time as county audi...
OAKWOOD – Get ready to set sail on The Love Boat on Feb. 5 and 6. The Love Boat, which will be loaded down with huge amounts of chocolate delicacies, is about to set sail out of the Cooper Community Library in Oakwood as planners are preparing for the ...
HAVILAND – Wayne Trace got a much-needed victory and hopefully ignited a fresh start to the second half of the season as the Raiders rolled past cross-state rival Woodlan 83-52 in non-league boys basketball acti...
By JIM LANGHAM
BRYAN – After taking it on the chin in the Bryan Holiday Tournament, the Paulding girls basketball team is regrouping for conference competition. The first challenge will come on Thursday night when the Panthers host Colum...
Varsity Games of the Week
Wayne Trace 71
Ft. Jennings 45
ROUTE 49 TOURNEY
From Staff Reports
Last week, Gov. Ted Strickland appointed Suzanne Shuman Rister to fill the vacancy in Paulding County Court.
Rister, 48, a private practice attorney from Antwerp, will take the bench effective Friday, Jan. 7, replacing Judge Tiffany...
By NANCY WHITAKER
Progress Staff Writer
ANTWERP – A Missouri man led Antwerp police on a foot chase on Sunday evening, Jan. 2. Charges of pandering and importuning were filed against the adult male who authorities say traveled to Ohio, believing he w...
By MELINDA KRICK
Part 2 of 2
A continuation of the recap of 2010 local news stories as reported by the Progress:
Week of July 7 – As part of the Hometown Marine billboard campaign, Staff Sgt. Mark S. Barnes of Paulding was ho...
During a recent session, Commissioners Tony Zartman, Tony Burkley and Edward Straley met with members of the Audit Committee.
Lou Ann Wannemacher announced the tax bills would be sent Dec. 27. First half taxes are due Feb. 8.
Wannemacher also noted a...
The Paulding County Carnegie Library is sponsoring two programs to introduce children and their parents to Paulding County’s exceptional 4-H program.
A representative from the Extension office will be on hand during each program to answer questio...
After visiting with Cheryl a few days ago, I’ve had a totally different outlook this holiday season.
It’s nearly a year and a half since she found out that she was suffering from a rare form of bile duct cancer, one so rare that even the Mayo Clinic...
By Nancy Whitaker
A PAIR OF SHORTS AND A HOT STOVE
It is always nice to feel warm in the winter and cool in the summer. In today’s world, staying warm or keeping cool is a lot easier than it was years ago.
One of my first memories of how to get war...
By STEVE MAJOR
ANTWERP – The Lady Archers won the 49 Classic last week by besting Edgerton in the championship game 43-38 after beating Edon 33-27 in the opening round.
The victory marks just the third time that the Antwerp girls h...
By JIM LANGHAM
PAULDING – Following Paulding’s narrow 54-51 loss to Van Wert on Dec. 21, Panther head coach Shawn Brewer was convinced that his club can be competitive with any team in the area, regardless of how strong.
By MELINDA KRICK • Progress Editor
Part 1 of 2
What will you remember most about 2010?
Although many families are still struggling with economic conditions, unemployment and home foreclosures, problems don’t appear as dire now as they did one...
By DENISE GEBERS
Monday was the last day of scheduled court dates for Paulding County Common Pleas Court Judge J. David Webb. After four terms, a total of 24 years, he is stepping down from the bench and into retirement.
His last off...
HAVILAND – For most of its existence, the Wayne Trace girls’ basketball program struggled to gain an identity and was never able to put up wins consistently in the history of the program.
The program posted ...
Paulding County General Fund Budgets 2005-11
By MELINDA KRICK
The county commissioners have increas...
By STEVE MAJOR
PAULDING – Paulding Exempted Village Schools held a board meeting on Dec. 21 where superintendent Pat Ross reported to the board about the proposal to run single bus routes.
“It will be an administrative decision,...