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Oakwood Homecoming: 125 years of memories PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:35 PM


Progress Staff Writer

OAKWOOD – “There is something for everyone” is certainly an understatement when it comes to the annual Labor Day weekend homecoming celebration at Oakwood. From a variety of food to a cemetery walk, family entertainment including games and movies to races on the river, Oakwood will set the stage for what will not only be a time to celebrate 125 years of memories but to make new ones as well.

Commissioners sign contract for courthouse renovation PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:34 PM


Feature Writer

PAULDING – On Monday morning, Paulding County commissioners signed a contract with Grunwell-Cashero, Toledo, for restoration of crucial Paulding County Courthouse repairs.

The cost of restoration will be $92,400 and is to be completed in 14 weeks, or 98 days. Commissioner Tony Zartman said that the agreement is based on completing the project before the winter season sets in. He anticipates that work will begin soon.

Lake Erie Nutrient Reduction Program promotes cover crops PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:34 PM

Deb Hubbard of Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District weighed in on the Lake Erie Nutrient Reduction Program (LE NRP) recently.

She said it is a voluntary program that cost shares with farmers to plant cover crops or install drainage management devices such as controlled drainage structures or blind tile inlets.

Names drawn for jury duty PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:33 PM

The following is a list of prospective jurors who were summoned by the Paulding County Court of Common Pleas for the term of Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2014:

Grand Jurors – Angela A Beber, Terry L Colley, Charles B Fowler, Danny D Gordon, Marcia L Hernandez, Linda K Jackson, Alice E Johnson, Andrew S Kashner, Mary L McMaster, James C Miller,

John R Mutschelknaus, Jerald A Overmyer, Chad R Price, Mark Alan Price, Paula S Schoepflin, Aaron J Shepherd, Tamera K Showalter, Barbara S Sinn, Virginia M Spangler,

Around Paulding County PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:18 PM


Around Paulding County...

Oakwood F.D. breakfast set

OAKWOOD – Oakwood Fire Department will host its annual breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy. The station is located at 201 N. Sixth St., Oakwood.


Factory farm opponents to meet Sept. 2

PAULDING – The next meeting of those favoring “no more factory farms” will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Black Swamp Nature Center in Paulding. The guest speaker and consultant will be Vickie Askins from Wood County who, along with her husband, has recently filed a lawsuit against the ODA, the Ohio EPA, and the US EPA for violating the Clean Water Act.


Senior center to host garage sale

PAULDING – Paulding County Senior Center will hold a huge garage sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 27-29, Everything sells for a donation. Proceeds go to the senior center. The senior center is located at 401 E. Jackson St., Paulding.


Park dedication

PAULDING – Paulding Chamber of Commerce will host a dedication program for the new Herb Monroe Community Park at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3.


Blood drive set

PAULDING – An American Red Cross bloodmobile will be held from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 N. Williams St. in Paulding. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to make an appointment or for more information.



Correspondents needed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 9:57 AM

Do you like meeting new people and sharing new experiences? Do you enjoy a challenging, thought-provoking pastime? Do your written communications skills need polishing? Could you use some extra cash?

The PAULDING PROGRESS is seeking some motivated, enthusiastic, dependable individuals who enjoy writing to cover the following meetings:

•    Oakwood Village Council (second Mondays of each month)

•    Wayne Trace school board (second Mondays of each month)

•    Paulding school board (third Tuesdays of each month)

•    Paulding County Hospital board (first Thursdays of each month)

If you are interested in joining our award-winning team, send a copy of your resume or qualifications and a writing sample by email to or by mail to Paulding County Progress, PO Box 180E, Paulding OH 45879. No phone calls, please.




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