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K-9 unit to begin duties next week
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 9:17 AM

By DENISE GEBERS • Progress Staff Writer

FORT WAYNE – Fifteen weeks of hard work have paid off for the newest member of the Paulding County Sheriff’s work force, K-9 unit Jano. His first shift is scheduled to begin Jan. 14.

Near-blizzard conditions shut down county
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 9:11 AM


Worst conditions since Blizzard of ’78, says EMA director

By JIM LANGHAM • Progress Feature Writer

The worst snowstorm since the Blizzard of ’78 roared full force into Paulding County on Sunday, closing most roads, businesses and county offices in its wake.

Sports Roundup Jan. 3
Saturday, January 04, 2014 10:08 AM

Sports Roundup Jan. 3


Girls Basketball -

Hicksville 37 Antwerp 31

Wayne Trace 62 Fairview 45. Wayne Trace's Lauren Speice set a new single game record with 20 rebounds in the game to go along with her 22 points. The old record was 19 set by Lisa Johnson.


Boys Basketball -

Paulding 47 Liberty Center 42


Paulding Village’s income tax rate increases to 1%
Friday, January 03, 2014 5:57 PM

By BILL SHERRY • Progress Correspondent

PAULDING – Paulding Village Council adopted an ordinance raising income tax rates when it met in special session on Dec. 30.

Council heard the third and final reading of Ordinance #1468-13 amending Ordinance #1239-00 (income tax ordinance), suspended the rules, declared an emergency and unanimously passed the measure. The new ordinance will increase the village income tax from .5 percent to 1 percent.

2014 Ohio fairs schedule now available
Thursday, January 02, 2014 1:54 PM

REYNOLDSBURG – Ohioans can start planning visits to all of their favorite fairs across the state. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has released the official dates for the 2014 fair season, which includes Ohio’s 94 county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair.

The Paulding County Fair will kick off the 2014 fair season on June 9, and the season will wrap up on Oct. 11 with the Fairfield County Fair. For a complete schedule, visit the department’s website at www.agri.ohio.gov. Schedules are available in alphabetical order or chronological order.

In addition to setting and approving the dates for the independent and county fairs, the department is responsible for helping to assure the safety of fair amusement rides, monitoring livestock shows to help assure honest competition and coordinating animal health efforts with local veterinarians.

Bids accepted for courthouse work
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 11:01 AM

By JIM LANGHAM • Progress Feature Writer

PAULDING – This past week, Paulding County Commissioners accepted a bid from All Trades Historical Renovation for major painting in the Paulding County Courthouse. There were four bids, described by commissioners as, “all over the place,” but All Trades’ $23,250.50 got the nod.