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Public solution: More overpasses needed on US 24 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, August 08, 2014 7:59 AM

By JOE SHOUSE • Progress Staff Writer

PAULDING – On a very emotional evening, the Ohio Department of Transportation conducted an open forum at the OSU Extension Office in Paulding to discuss U.S. 24 and the accident rate along the 19-mile stretch of highway in Paulding County.

The meeting was led by Kirk Slusher, ODOT District 1 deputy director along with Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Shawn Cook. Nearly 60 people attended the two-hour presentation, including family and friends of those who have lost lives in recent accidents on U.S. 24.

 
Schools set open houses, opening days PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, August 07, 2014 11:41 AM

It’s back to school time in Paulding County. Here’s a list of school information for students and parents:

Antwerp School

Elementary open house is from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18

First day of school grades 1-12: Tuesday, Aug. 19; kindergarten starts Aug. 22; preschool starts Aug. 25

 

Divine Mercy School

Open house: Monday, Aug. 18, 5-6 p.m.

First day of school: Wednesday, Aug. 20

 

WT/Grover Hill Elementary

Open house: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5-6:30 p.m.

First day of school: Wednesday, Aug. 20

 

Oakwood Elementary

Open house: Thursday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7 p.m.

First day of school: Monday, Aug. 25

 

Paulding Elementary

Open house: Thursday, Aug. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

First day of school: Monday, Aug. 25

 

Paulding Middle School

Open house: Thursday, Aug. 21, 6:30-8 p.m.

First day of school: Monday, Aug. 25

 

Paulding High School

Open house: Thursday, Aug. 21, 6:30-8 p.m.

First day of school: Monday, Aug. 25

 

WT/Payne Elementary

Open house: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5-6:30 p.m.

First day of school: Wednesday, Aug. 20

 

Wayne Trace Jr./Sr. High

Grade 7-12: Schedule and laptop pickup Aug. 11 from 7:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Aug. 12 from 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Grade 7-12: Final day of schedule and laptop pickup: 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 13

Open house: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5-6 p.m.

7th grade orientation: 6-7 p.m. Aug. 19

D.C. trip meeting: 7-8 p.m. Aug. 19

First day of school: Wednesday, Aug. 20

 

Vantage Career Center

Two orientations:

Aug. 11 - 7 p.m. New student orientation – Trade and industrial programs

Aug. 12 - 7 p.m. New student orientation – Business and service programs

Aug. 19 – First day of school for new students

Aug. 20 –  First day of school for returning students

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Maddox to receive new kidney next week PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014 9:42 PM

By NANCY WHITAKER

Correspondent

A kidney donor has been approved for Maddox Dean Franz, son of Brian and Sarah (Deatrick) Franz. Sarah formerly was the principal at Wayne Trace Payne Elementary and currently serves as guidance counselor at Wayne Trace Jr./Sr. High. The transplant will happen on Aug. 13 in Indianapolis.

 
Boar wins state fair championship PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014 4:54 PM

COLUMBUS – Doug Kisamore, Rick Kisamore, Olivia Cramer, Bill Johnson, Angie Johnson, Chuck Davis and Mitch Kisamore pose with with the Grand Champion Yorkshire Boar at the 2014 Ohio State Fair. The boar was bred and raised by Johnson Show Pigs, operated by Bill and Angie Johnson and Chuck Davis of Paulding.

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Broughton Redneck Jamboree schedule PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014 3:25 PM

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - Broughton Redneck Jamboree Saturday, Aug. 9, 4-11 p.m.

4 p.m. Jamboree begins

4-9 p.m. Face Painting?4:30 p.m. Honoring of Veterans and Service Men & Women

National Anthem and Prayer

5 p.m. Food Line Begins – "Burgers, Brats and Dogs" - Please bring a covered dish to share. Also bring lawn chairs.

7-11 p.m. This year’s band – “DVB” Dale Vaughn Band

Throughout the evening: Raffles, 50/50, Games – Old Maid, Lottery Tree with over $100 of lottery tickets, Adult Tug of War

Morgan Bland - Fiddle Player

For the kids: face painting; inflatables for the kids; magician and balloon animals

Kids will also have their own raffle with prizes, game tent and craft tent

T-shirt sales, koozie sales, raffle ticket sales

Fireworks at the end of the festival!

Plenty of fun and surprises in store

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Another 'dive-in' movie Aug. 8 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:38 PM

PAULDING – Paulding Pool is preparing for its third “dive-in movie” of the season: “Despicable Me.” It is slated for Friday, Aug. 8. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk.

See

Admission is $3 for all ages. Floats and noodle devices are allowed. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Concessions and popcorn will be available.

In the case of rain, the movie will be canceled.

Paulding Pool is located at 700 Lincoln Ave. Call 419-399-9593 with any questions.

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