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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 Dorotha Schaefer
The use of batteries to power almost everything anymore is a known fact. Naming the many objects would take a lot of time, starting with toys. The little pink rabbit on TV keeps running on batteries forever. The use of batteries for...
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,...
ANTWERP – Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smith of Antwerp will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
Donald Harry Smith and Rebekah Ninnon Lord were united in marriage at half past six on Dec. 26, 1970 at St. James Lutheran Church, Payne, by the Rev...
Paul Searing and Kari Sheveland were united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at the Bethesda Christian Fellowship in Madison, Wis.
Parents of the couple are Chuck and Ruth Sheveland of Oshkosh, Wis. and Stan and Barb Searing of Paulding.
NEW HAVEN – Kevin and Kay (Utterback) DeLong of New Haven were married 25 years ago, Nov. 30, 1985 in Paulding at the United Methodist Church in a lovely Christmas-themed wedding.
The couple’s parents are Jerry and Brenda DeLong of Paulding and...
By JIM LANGHAM
One down and the rest of the conference schedule to go and all is well, was the attitude of Paulding boys’ coach Shawn Brewer on Friday night.
After a tight first half, the Panthers outscored Bluffton 18-10 in the thir...