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Ruge begins as hospital CEO
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 5:11 PM



PAULDING – The Paulding County Hospital (PCH) Board of Trustees met June 12 for their monthly meeting in the hospital conference room.

This is one week later than usual due to John Paulding Days last week.

Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer Randy Ruge announced that Dr. Gilreath, family practice physician, is back to work full-time.

Master Gardener volunteers landscape at park
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 5:06 PM

PAULDING – “‘Many hands make light work!’ This is a saying my mother taught us as a child and one I have heard many times throughout my life,” says Extension educator in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sarah Noggle.

There was a special group of volunteers from Paulding County that gave graciously of their time and efforts. Over the weeks leading up to May 30, The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers worked diligently purchasing plants, preparing the site and re-installing the landscape around the Paulding Reservoir flag pole.

Adopt a Dog: Ben PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:08 PM
Adopt Ben today!

Hello, my name is Ben and I am a very handsome Mastiff mix. I am a pretty big boy and am about a year and a half old.

I am a good boy, very smart, I love to go for walks and car rides, I also love to run and play, I am looking for a new home where I will be spoiled and loved forever! Do you have a home for me, one with a big bed and lots of toys and treats? If so, then you are the family that I have been waiting for!

Please call or visit the Paulding County Dog Kennel at 419-399-3791 if you have any questions or would like to meet me. I sure hope to see you soon!

'Dive-in' movie night June 27 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:01 PM


PAULDING– The Paulding Pool will have its first movie night of the season on Friday, June 27, featuring Walt Disney Picture’s “Frozen.”


Doors will open at 8:30 p.m. with the movie starting at 9 p.m. Cost is $3 for everyone.

No food or drink will be allowed in the pool. Floats and noodle devices are allowed. Those under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult or parent. Concession and popcorn will be available. The movie will be canceled if it rains.

Water tower upgrades, new fire truck levy receives first reading
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:59 AM

By JOE SHOUSE • Progress Staff Writer

ANTWERP – A $16,800 upgrade to the water tower telemetry system was approved at Monday night’s Antwerp Village council meeting.

One vacant seat remains on Oakwood Council
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:57 AM

By BILL SHERRY • Progress Correspondent

OAKWOOD – Oakwood Village Council met Monday, June 16 with only four council members present. Councilwoman Heather Huff tendered her resignation at last month’s meeting and Council President Melissa Figert was absent Monday.

Council is still short one council person and is looking for a community-minded individual to fill the spot.