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ROGRESS
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are approved by the siting
board and we have everything
we need to proceed. What we
dont have is a contract with a
utility to buy the power. And
with the two-year freeze we
wont have a contract due to
the standard changes.
Timber Road II is Ohios
first industrial scale wind farm
consisting of 55 wind turbines
producing 99 mega watts of
clean renewable energy. In
2013, Timber Road II provid-
ed approximately $1.3 million.
With the passage of Senate
Bill 310 and House Bill 483,
the county could lose $2.6 in
projected new income.
With the freeze and
changes taking place, it basi-
cally takes away from us the
ability to market our product,
said Bowser.
State Representative Tony
Burkley, supporter of the wind
farms said, The thought was
By JOE SHOUSE
Progress Staff Writer
PAULDING Within the
past few weeks, the future for
wind energy in Paulding
County and neighboring Van
Wert County has most likely
taken on a new look. Two re-
cent changes from Columbus
may reverse the future coun-
tryside scenery for several pro-
posed wind farms in Paulding
County. However,
more important than the
change of scenery will be the
financial impact and potential
loss of income. Wind farm
revenue has been responsible
for benefiting schools as well
as several county and town-
ship entities.
On Friday, June 13, Senate
Bill 310 was signed into law
by Ohio Gov. John Kasich,
putting a two-year hiatus on
renewable-energy standards in
the state. Then Monday, June
16, Kasich put his signature on
House Bill 483 without using
a line item which would have
eliminated stiffer requirements
for setbacks of wind turbines
from property lines.
EDP Renewables, which
operates the Timber Road II
Wind Farm, will be forced to
shelve their next two phases
for clean renewable energy.
We have two projects we
want to build but will need to
shelve for now, said Erin
Bowser, director of Project
Management. Our permits
that a review be made con-
cerning the previous standards
and how they are being met. I
certainly would have preferred
not to go with the two-year
moratorium. This is certainly
not going to benefit Paulding
or Van Wert county, he con-
cluded.
While no official announce-
ment has been made concern-
ing the future of locally con-
structed wind farms by
Iberdrola Renewables, Project
Developer Dan Litchfield said
on Tuesday, June 17, We are
disappointed with the two re-
cent changes in Ohios energy
policy, both their substance
and the process by which the
setback requirements were
changed. The setback provi-
sion specifically had no oppor-
tunity for public comment or
input.
Iberdrola Renewables has
37 turbines in Paulding
County with a total of 152
within the entire Blue Creek
wind farm project.
This is the fourth attempt
in three years to make changes
and get this particular bill
passed. The setback change
was done a little sneaky. The
budget bill was a 1,200-page
document and the setback pro-
vision was stuck on the last
page. There was no opportuni-
ty for testimony or comment,
said Litchfield.
See WIND FARMS, page 2A
This file photograph shows wind turbines on a local wind farm. Two new pieces of legisla-
tion signed into law this month have made changes to Ohios energy policy. These changes
may affect the construction of future wind farms in the county.
Day on the river
Randy Shaffer/Paulding County Progress
A small but enthusiastic group of paddlers participated in the Auglaize River Regatta near
Oakwood on June 21. Four teams manned canoes and four individuals took to the river in
kayaks. A bluegrass band played in the park. The new event was organized by Oakwood
Development Co. and Oakwood area businesses.
Will we see any more new wind farms?
By JAROD
ROSEBROCK
Correspondent
PAULDING Paulding
auto parts manufacturer
Herbert E. Orr Co. has re-
cently began the process of
expanding its manufacturing
facility significantly. While
the expansion is contingent
on certain funding issues, if
completed it
will be a
major addi-
tion to the
factory.
The plan
is to attach a 10,000-square-
foot building to the current
paint line facility on the
south end of the factory. The
company estimates the real-
property addition to cost ap-
proximately $686,000, and
with the purchase of new
equipment, the total cost of
the project would be about
$1 million.
In addition to the building
and equipment, Herbert E.
Orr Co. plans to add four or
five new positions to its ex-
isting labor force. According
to CEO Donna Garman, the
jobs that will be available
depend on where the need
exists after the expansion is
complete.
The project depends on
the approval of certain tax
abatements. To help fund the
new project, the company
has applied for a 10-year tax
abatement on 100 percent of
new real estate taxes in-
curred by the expansion.
If the tax abatements are
approved, the company can
finalize design plans and
start applying for permits.
Garman points out that, if
everything goes as planned,
the hope is to start construc-
tion this fall.
Herman E. Orr Co.
makes various auto parts for
multiple automobile manu-
facturers. Some of the parts
include wheel wrenches,
which the factory supplies
to all Honda and Toyota
plants in North America,
and hood
prop rods,
which it
makes for
many of the
Honda and
Toyota vehicles.
According to Garman,
the purpose of the expan-
sion is to allow Herbert E.
Orr Co. to consolidate dif-
ferent areas of its manufac-
turing business in different
areas of the factory. The
hope is that it will also
allow for potential new
business in the future.
The new area will house
the wire forming equip-
ment, which is used to man-
ufacture its hood prop rods.
All of the current wire
forming equipment will be
moved to the new area, the
company will be purchasing
new equipment needed to
manufacture the prop rods,
including a CNC wire ben-
der, wire drawing equip-
ment and various air ben-
ders.
With the wire forming
equipment moved out of
other areas of the plant, it
will allow Herbert E. Orr
Co. to better organize the
other equipment those areas
house and will provide for a
more efficient manufactur-
ing process.
Orr Co. looks to
expand this fall
See RECORDS, page 2A
By JAROD ROSEBROCK
Correspondent
PAULDING Paulding County Hospital
has recently completed its implementation of
a new electronic health record system that
would allow the facility to keep a patients en-
tire record as part of an electronic database.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act of 2009 requires that hospitals and physi-
cians switch over from paper records to elec-
tronic records in order to improve quality,
safety, efficiency, and reduce disparities; en-
gage patients and family; improve care coor-
dination; prevent duplication of services; and
provide global access to medical records
while maintaining privacy and security of pa-
tient health information.
According to Paulding County Hospital
CEO Randy Ruge, the hospital officially went
live with the new system on June 1. This
phase of the implementation was stage two;
with stage one being completed a few years
ago. Previously with stage one, a very limited
amount of data was recorded electronically in-
cluding a small percentage of prescriptions;
patient demographic data for 50 percent of pa-
tients to include preferred language, gender,
race, ethnicity and date of birth; and various
other data. The remainder of the data was col-
lected in a traditional paper chart.
Stage two, which started June 1, requires
that everything regarding a patients care and
Hospital implements
electronic record keeping
2A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, June 25, 2014
n WIND FARMS
Continued from Page 1A
The Paulding County
Carnegie Library Bookmobile
has released the 2014 summer
schedule for mobile library
service:
Monday: 1:30-2:30 The
Gardens of Paulding; 2:45-
3:30 Country Inn and
Assisted Living
Tuesday: 12:30-1:30
Scott (Lions Club); 1:45-3:15
Haviland (Community Park
on 114); 3:30-4:15 Latty
(Township Hall); 4:30-5:30
Briceton (Lutheran Church)
Wednesday: 12:30-1:30
Melrose (United Methodist
Church); 1:45-3:15 Grover
Hill (Elementary School
Parking Lot); 3:30-4:30
Broughton (Across from the
Town Hall)
Thursday: 12:30-1:45
Junction (Look for us at one of
the churches!); 2-3 Brentwood
Mobile Home Park (CR 424
West of Vagabond Restau rant);
3:45-4:30 Cecil (In front of
Harts)
Friday: 11:30-12:30
Visit to Branch Libraries; 2-
2:30 Mandale (Church on SR
66); 2:45-4 Blue Water
Camp Ground; 4:15-5:30
Woodbridge Camp Ground.
The Bookmobile travels
over 4,000 miles per year de-
livering library service to rural
and isolated populations who
do not have easy access to a
branch library location.
For more information con-
tact the Bookmobile directly at
419-670-3761.
live, physicians, nurses and
other hospital employees are
still in the learning process
and finding out everything
the new system can do. Ruge
explains that this might cause
some delays at first, but once
the initial learning process is
past, patient care will be
much more efficient than it
was previously.
Now that the system is up
and running, Paulding
County Hospital is ensuring
quality checks are in place to
make sure everything is
being recorded as required by
the government.
tem so we are consistently
delivering care in accordance
with national protocols, says
Ruge.
This means that Paulding
County Hospital can put
guidelines into its new elec-
tronic system that suggest to
health care professionals
what kind of care to provide
for a certain diagnosis. Ruge
points out that this means pa-
tients at Paulding County
Hospital will get the same
care they would at a hospital
specializing in that diagnosis.
Months of preplanning
went into the switch to a full
electronic record keeping
system, and now that it is
health history is now record-
ed electronically. This in-
cludes all test results; all or-
ders for tests and medications
must be ordered via the com-
puter; progress notes; histo-
ries and physicals; problem
lists; and treatment plans.
In addition to streamlining
healthcare by allowing pa-
tient records to be more easi-
ly accessed anywhere in the
country, another purpose of
this switch from paper to
electronic records is to ad-
dress a nationwide problem
involving the delivery of
healthcare services.
Ruge explains that hand
written records and verbal in-
formation can be misunder-
stood. This has been a nation-
wide issue in the medical
field.
For example, in the past,
patients could have been
given the wrong medication
because it sounded similar to
another medication and was
heard wrong by a health care
provider; however, with the
new electronic system, that
isnt an issue.
Additionally, there are as-
pects of the new system that
allow for consistency of care
within the hospital and be-
tween hospitals.
We can now pre-build
care templates into the sys-
Ohio law says turbines had
to be 1,250 feet away from the
nearest inhabited residence.
The new revision of House
Bill 483 now states turbines
must be 1,250 from the nearest
property line.
The new setbacks will make
any new wind farm difficult to
design. Of the 150 turbines at
Blue Creek Wind Farm, only
12 would adhere to the new
law. But even with the new
setback distances in force,
Ohio State Senator Cliff Hite
stated that property owners
could still proceed if a waiver
was signed.
If somebody wants to
waive that stipulation, they
may. (You would only lose
that many turbines) only if no-
body waives their rights, Hite
pointed out.
Hite voted in favor of both
measures.
Litchfield said, We are cur-
rently assessing our options
for future investment in Ohio,
but theres no question that
more investment in Ohio just
became a much riskier propo-
sition. Weve made no deci-
sions on Ohio. We are dis-
cussing and evaluating our op-
tions. Its frustrating but it ap-
pears that for Ohio everything
looks almost impossible.
A statement directly from
the American Wind Energy
Association was harsher in
tone, quoting AWEA CEO
Tom Kiernan as saying that
Kasich and the legislature are
creating an unfriendly busi-
ness environment in Ohio.
Kiernan went on to say,
Legislators rammed through
restrictive rules without due
process, and millions of dol-
lars already invested based on
the previous set of rules may
now be lost without any public
debate. This will force clean
energy developers and manu-
facturers to move to neighbor-
ing states with similar re-
sources and friendlier business
climates.
Sen. Hite, a wind energy-
backer, explained that with
changes in the marketplace,
perhaps having 25 percent of
the states energy coming from
renewable energy by 2025
needed to be reexamined.
It was time to have another
look at exactly what we were
doing with our in-state stan-
dards and making sure that the
average Ohioan is getting the
best bang for their buck, Hite
shared.
That was the purpose of
this. Things have changed
since we set up those stan-
dards. We didnt know about
natural gas and the supply that
exists today. That has kind of
changed the game a little bit as
far as what does give the best
bang for your buck. Its a com-
petitive game and a its market
game and we have to look at it
and try to find out what is the
best we can do for Ohioans. So
to have a pause for a couple of
years is not a bad thing.
Hite noted that Blue Creek
will be grandfathered in to the
new rules. Actually, any wind
farm approved by the Ohio
Power Siting Board currently
qualifies to be built. Any
changes to the specifics of the
development cannot be
changed without being
brought under the new meas-
urements for setbacks.
Hite concluded simply, Im
not as optimistic for new proj-
ects as I was a year or two
ago.
This is an Ohio job killer,
pure and simple, wrote Mark
Goodwin, president of Apex
Clean Energy. With the set-
back requirement, he wrote,
Apex will have no choice but
to take its investment and its
business elsewhere. Given the
need to find new carbon-free
sources of electricity in Ohio,
we cannot imagine a worse
time to send wind energy com-
panies packing.
Whether Iberdrola comes to
the same conclusion remains
to be seen. In a statement, the
AWEA said, The American
wind industry has generated
major economic benefits for
Ohio, which ranks first in the
nation for the number of wind
energy manufacturing facili-
ties with more than 60 in the
state
Yet there was no opportu-
nity for the regulators at the
Ohio Power Siting Board, nor
a single wind company operat-
ing or developing in Ohio, to
comment or provide testimony
on this matter during its short
one-week consideration in the
General Assembly
Gov. John Kasich and the
Legislature abandoned $2.5
billion in current wind energy
projects, which now face can-
cellation along with jobs, leas-
es, payments to local govern-
ments, and orders for factories,
over a needlessly restrictive
setback requirement that
Kasich signed into law.
Additional reporting by
Ed Gebert, DHI Media
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At the Auglaize River Regatta at Oakwood, several teams competed in kayak and canoe
races. Reports indicated one team of canoers ended up overturning into the river. No one was
hurt and the Oakwood Fire Departments boat crew assisted the pair back to shore.
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electronic record keeping
MARY CLARK
1925-2014
BLUFFTON Mary Eliz-
abeth Clark, 88, passed away
at 6:47 p.m. Monday, June 16
at the Mennonite Memorial
Home, Bluffton.
Mary was born Aug. 26,
1925 in McGuffey to the late
John M. and Merle M. (Lewis)
Canaan. On April 29, 1944, she
married James A. Cappy
Clark, who
preceded
her in
death on
April 13,
1981. She
was a 1943
gr aduat e
of Ada
H i g h
School. Mary retired from
Triplett Corporation, Bluffton,
and also worked at the Shan-
non Theatre in Bluffton follow-
ing retirement. She was a
member of the Beaverdam
Church of Christ and had been
a volunteer for the Bluffton
Hospital Auxiliary. She en-
joyed crocheting, reading and
most of all her family.
Survivors include two sons,
J. Steven (Mary) Clark of
Paulding and Thomas G. Clark
of Fischers, Ind.; a grand-
daughter, Catharine (Eric
Robinson) Clark of London,
Ontario; a grandson, Hayden
James Clark of Fischers, Ind.;
a great-granddaughter, Naomi
Clark-Robinson; and a sister,
Marjorie Jordan of McGuffey.
Mary was preceded in death
by four sisters, Maxine Barfell,
Ruth Runser, Ople Dranzyk
and Elsie Wilson; and two
brothers, Gail Canaan and
Austille Jarvis.
Graveside services were
held Saturday, June 21 at
Maple Grove Cemetery,
Bluffton, with Pastor Sam
Wireman officiating. Chiles-
Laman Funeral & Cremation
Services was in charge of
arrangements.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the American Dia-
betes Association, Bluffton
High School Athletic Boosters
or Beaverdam Church of
Christ.
Condolences may be ex-
pressed to the family at
www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
BETTE GOLLIVER
1921-2014
OAKWOOD Former
Oakwood resident Bette Gol-
liver, age 92, died Tuesday,
June 17 at the Maple Lawn
Medical Care Facility, Cold-
water, Mich.
She was born Aug. 14,
1921 in Paulding County, the
daughter of Lloyd and Lela
(Miller) Jones. She married
George W Golliver, who pre-
ceded her in death on June 4,
1990.
Bette is survived by three
children, Shirley Gilmore,
Lima, and Nila (Michael)
Quimby and Richard Gol-
liver, both of Quincy, Mich.;
six grandchildren; 13 great-
grandchildren; and two great-
great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; husband; a
brother, Wayne Jones; two
sisters, Gae Golliver and
Wilma Post; a grandson, and
a great-grandson.
Funeral services were Sat-
urday, June 21 at Den Herder
Funeral Home, Paulding.
Burial followed in Little
Auglaize Cemetery, Melrose.
In lieu of flowers, the fam-
ily requests donations made
to the Bette Golliver Family.
Online condolences may be
left at www.denherderfh.com.
RUSSELL
HANEY
1954-2014
PAULDING Russell Ed-
ward Haney, age 59, died
Tuesday, June 17 at his resi-
dence.
He was
born Aug.
30, 1954
in Pauld-
i n g
Co u n t y,
the son of
C h a r l e s
and Irene
(Scott) Haney. On Oct. 10,
1981, he married Molly D.
Riggenbach, who survives.
He was a U.S. Army veteran,
retired in 2012 from BF
Goodrich, and was a member
of Paulding Church of the
Nazarene.
He is survived by his wife,
Molly Haney, Paulding; three
children, Tim (Monica)
Haney of Gibsonburg, Scott
Haney, Antwerp, and Clint
Haney, Paulding; grandchil-
dren, Collin, Jaxson, Joseph,
Abigail; two brothers, Virgil
(Tina) Sentel, Paulding, and
Charles Todd Sentel, Pio-
neer; and a sister, Joyce
(Everett) Nichols, Oakwood.
He was preceded in death
by his parents.
Funeral services were
Tuesday, June 24, at the
Paulding Church of the
Nazarene, with the Rev. Je-
remy Thompson officiating.
Burial was in St. Paul Ceme-
tery, with military graveside
rites accorded by VFW Post
#587. Den Herder Funeral
Home, Paulding, was in
charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the fam-
ily requests donations made
to American Cancer Society
or Community Health Profes-
sionals & Hospice.
Online condolences may be
sent to www.denherderfh.com.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 3A
Obituaries
Updated weekdays at www.progressnewspaper.org
The Amish Cook
By: Lovina Eicher
about Izzy. Izzy is most of the
time a quiet puppy. She stays
quiet during the night and
only weighs 1-1/2 pounds so
she cant cause too much
trouble. Spikey would jump
on our beds waking us up be-
fore it was time to get up.
Timothy brings Spikey along
sometimes, so we still get to
play with him. I take care of
Izzy while Elizabeth is at
work. She is pretty well litter
box trained already.
Friday night our family
was invited to Timothys
brother JR and Rachels
house for a birthday party for
Elizabeth. Elizabeth will be
20 on June 14th. Rachel
baked and decorated a very
nice cake for Elizabeth. JR
and Rachel have 10 children
ages 11 months to 14 years
old, so she is a busy mother.
We had a lot of fun with the
little children. On the menu
for supper was homemade
pizza, ice cream, cake and
watermelon.
Saturday evening cousins
Elizabeth, 17, Emma, 16 and
I went to the community
building where all the youth
gather on Saturday evenings.
We took Jacob and Emmas
horse Silver and the buggy.
He is a big gray horse and
seems to do a good job to let
us drive him. The youth play
games such as volleyball,
basketball and board games,
etc. There are usually two sets
or more of parents at the
building to chaperone us
youth. They bring snacks and
drinks for everyone. Ivan and
Ruth and another couple that
By Verena Eicher, age 16
Hello! This is Lovinas
daughter, Verena. Mom has
been extra busy lately, so I
wanted to help her out by
writing the column for her
this week.
Washing dishes, sweeping
and mopping floors, and wa-
tering flowers has filled my
day. With having sisters
Loretta, 13 and Lovina, 10,
home from school, they can
help out a lot around the
house already. I like to send
Lovina after my things when
I feel a little lazy. Smile!!
I enjoy helping mom keep
her gardens and flowers wa-
tered. She depends on me to
keep the flowers watered, so
I try my best to keep them
looking nice. They are nicely
hung on our porch, making it
look beautiful from the view
on the road. I want to help
mom do some weeding in the
garden if we get time tomor-
row. We want to also wash
laundry tomorrow, if it
doesnt rain.
Sister Elizabeth has a York-
shire terrier puppy. Shes only
had it for a week. She is
named Isabella. We call her
Izzy for short. She is such a
little ornery puppy some-
times. She loves to play and
all the attention she gets
around here. Elizabeth also
has a Shih Tzu dog named
Spikey. Her boyfriend Timo-
thy keeps Spikey at his house
because he was way too
lively in our house for Mom.
Mom never allowed us to
have pets in the house, but so
far she hasnt said anything
I didnt recognize were chap-
erones on Saturday evening.
They treated us all to pizza
and pop which we all en-
joyed. Elizabeth, Emma and I
decided to spend the night at
our friend Rhondas house in-
stead of driving home after
dark. We started for home the
next morning after it was day-
light.
Sunday night, cousins Eliz-
abeth, Emma and I took our
horse Itty Bit and our buggy
to the youth singing. It was at
Tim and Violets house which
is probably around eight
miles from here. For supper
they had a casserole, hot dog
sandwiches, salad, water-
melon, strawberries, cake and
ice cream.
I need to get busy and I
hope I wrote the column okay
for you readers. Take care and
God bless!
For a recipe Ill share this
beef nacho casserole:
BEEF NACHO
CASSEROLE
3 pounds ground beef,
browned
1 quart (32 oz.) salsa
1 quart corn
1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
3 tablespoons chili powder
6 cups corn chips
6 cups shredded colby-jack,
cheddar or mozzarella cheese
Mix first five ingredients.
Put half in the bottom of a large
casserole. Then put in half of
chips, then half of cheese. Re-
peat layers. Bake until heated
through. You may top with let-
tuce and tomatoes if you would
like. Note: Omit chili powder
if using hot salsa.
Commissioners Journal
ANDREW SCOTT
1987-2014
HICKSVILLE Andrew
L. Scott, 26, died Wednesday,
June 18 at Parkview Regional
Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
He was
born on
July 5,
1987 in
Paulding,
the son of
Da r r o l d
Scott Jr.
and Rita
Gardner.
Andrew is survived by his
children, Destiny Wells and
Andrew Scott, both of
Hicksville; his mother, Rita
Gardner of Hicksville; father,
Darrold (Deb) Scott of Pauld-
ing; four brothers, Dwain
(Heather) Bigger of
Hicksville and Chad (Tessa)
Rosalez, Alex Scott and
Aaron Scott, all of Paulding;
and grandparents, Dwain and
Nola Gardner of Hicksville
and Karen Scott of Paulding.
He was preceded in death by
a sister, Melissa Gardner; and
grandfather, Darrold Scott Sr.
Services for Andrew were
held Saturday, June 21 at Smith
& Brown Funeral Home,
Hicksville. Burial was in St.
Paul Cemetery, Paulding.
Memorials may be made to
Smith & Brown Funeral
Home.
Online condolences may be
shared at www.smithbrownfu-
neralhome.com.
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Winning the Battle for a Generation
By Rick Jones
Defiance Area Youth for
Christ executive director
Are you living for tomorrow?
At one time or another we all have probably
used a calendar, a monthly flip calendar, a cal-
endar on a smart phone, a Franklin Planning
Calendar or some similar calendar planning
device. The idea of having a calendar to plan
is to consider mapping the future, planning for
tomorrow, but can our obsession with plan-
ning for the next day be too presumptive? Do
we think more about living for tomorrow
without consideration for living for today? In
other words, Are you living for tomorrow? I
read the following story on living for tomor-
row in PreachingToday.com.
Kefa Sempangi (whose story is told in the
book A Distant Grief), was a national pastor
in Africa and barely escaped with his family
from brutal oppression and terror in his home
country of Uganda. They made their way to
Philadelphia, where a group of Christians
began caring for them. One day his wife said,
Tomorrow I am going to go and buy some
clothes for the children, and immediately she
and her husband broke into tears. Because of
the constant threat of death under which they
had so long lived, that was the first time in
many years they had dared even speak the
word tomorrow.
Their terrifying experiences forced them to
realize what is true of every person: There is
no assurance of tomorrow. The only time we
can be sure of having is what we have at the
moment. To the self-satisfied farmer who had
grandiose plans to build bigger and better
barns to store his crops, the Lord said, You
fool! This very night your soul is required of
you, (Luke 12:20). He had already lived his
last tomorrow.
For more information about the work of
Youth for Christ, you may contact Youth for
Christ at 419-782-0656, P.O. Box 111, 210
Clinton Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512, or
email to defyfc@embarqmail.com.
Commissioners Journal June 9, 2014
This 9th day of June, 2014, the Board
of County Commissioners met in regu-
lar session with the following members
present: Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfen-
stein, Fred Pieper, and Nola Ginter,
Clerk.
MEETING NOTES OF APPOINT-
MENTS
Chris Banks met with the commis-
sioners to discuss the courthouse land-
scaping needs. He indicated he is an
installer; however, would consider
maintaining the grounds once the instal-
lation is complete. Banks suggested set-
ting a budget and working on a section
of the courtyard at a time.
Aaron Timm and Chad Crosby, En-
gineers Office; Ben Kauser, Kauser
Trucking and Excavating Timm
opened the bids for the county/village
parking lot project (see resolution
below).
Luke Jackson met with the commis-
sioners to finalize the paperwork for his
Eagle Scout project. He chose to plant
flowers on the courthouse square cor-
ners. Jackson reported he had received
donations for most of the plants and he
has had wonderful response from local
businesses in donating supplies.
The commissioners thanked Jackson
for a job well done. They extended their
appreciation for his time and contribu-
tion to the community. The commis-
sioners further encouraged Jackson as
he pursues his Eagle Scout commenda-
tion.
Jim Guelde spoke with the commis-
sioners about the courthouse landscap-
ing needs.
Commissioners traveled to Defiance
County for a Joint Ditch Assessment
meeting, Defiance/Paulding Consoli-
dated JFS meeting, and Four County
Solid Waste District meeting.
IN THE MATTER OF RECEIVING
BIDS FOR THE COUNTY/VIL-
LAGE PARKING LOT PAVING
PROJECT
This 9th day of June, 2014, being the
day advertised in the West Bend News,
a paper of general circulation within the
County, as per Section 307.86 of the
Ohio Revised Code, bids were received
and opened for the County/Village
Parking Lot Paving Project, to-wit;
BIDDER/BID AMOUNT
Kauser Trucking Services/Kauser
Excavating, Paulding $52,010.77
(County/Asphalt $42,765.74,
Village/Asphalt $9,245.03); $65,583.66
County/Concrete
Ward Construction Co., Leipsic
$49,502 (County/Asphalt $37,745, Vil-
lage/Asphalt $11,757); $52,135
County/Concrete
Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay
$61,226.70 (County/Asphalt
$48,983.50, Village/Asphalt
$12,243.20); $84,550 County/Concrete
Midwest Contracting Inc., Holland
$105,330 County/Concrete
The Paulding County Engineer will
study the specifications with a recom-
mendation to be made later.
IN THE MATTER OF MAINTE-
NANCE ASSESSMENTS FOR THE
DUPLICATE YEAR 2014, COL-
LECTED IN 2015, ON JOINT
DITCHES WITH DEFIANCE
COUNTY ORC 6137.03
This 9th day of June, 2014, the Joint
Board of County Commissioners of
Paulding and Defiance counties met in
regular session in the Conference Room
of the Defiance County Commissioners
office with the following members pres-
ent: PAULDING COUNTY Fred
Pieper, Present; Tony Zartman, Present;
Roy Klopfenstein, Present. DEFIANCE
COUNTY Thomas Kime, Absent;
Otto L. Nicely, Present; James E. Harris,
Present.
Harris moved to adopt the following
resolution:
WHEREAS, Ryan Mapes, Paulding
County SWCD Ditch Maintenance, has
reported the proposed maintenance col-
lections for the 2014 duplicates with
Paulding and Defiance counties, infor-
mation sheets attached, and should be
placed on the 2014 tax duplicate, to be
collected in 2015, for maintenance; now,
therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Joint
Board of County Commissioners of
Paulding and Defiance counties, that in
order to provide such maintenance
funds, it is deemed necessary to run the
attached listed ditches on the 2014 tax
duplicate, to be collected in 2015, for
collection for one year only, at the per-
centage and the amount provided based
on the benefits, and that the same be and
is hereby levied upon such benefited
areas as aforesaid, all in accordance with
the provisions of Section 6137.03 of the
Revised Code of Ohio; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Auditors of
Paulding and Defiance counties are
hereby ordered and directed to place
such ditch maintenance assessments on
the 2014 tax duplicate, to be collected in
2015, of the respective counties; and be
it further
RESOLVED, that it is found and de-
termined that all formal actions of this
Board concerning and relating to the
adoption of this Resolution were so
adopted in an open meeting of this Board
and that all deliberations of this Board
and any of its committees that resulted
in such formal action were in meetings
open to the public in compliance with all
legal requirements, including Section
121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZ-
ING THE PAULDING COUNTY
ENGINEER TO ADVERTISE FOR
BIDS FOR THE 2014 PAULDING
COUNTY ROAD IMPROVE-
MENTS PROJECT
Klopfenstein moved to adopt the fol-
lowing resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board
of County Commissioners does hereby
authorize Travis McGarvey, Paulding
County Engineer, to advertise in a paper
of general circulation within the County
for three consecutive weeks for bids for
the 2014 Paulding County Road Im-
provements Project.
IN THE MATTER OF RESCIND-
ING A RESOLUTION REQUEST-
ING THE AUDITOR TO
COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF
ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX
REVENUE
Pieper moved to adopt the following
resolution:
WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a res-
olution was adopted (found in Journal
54, Page 136) requesting the County Au-
ditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated
Property Tax Revenue to certify the total
current tax valuation and the dollar
amount of revenue that would be gener-
ated by 1.25 mills on behalf of the Pauld-
ing County Carnegie Library; and
WHEREAS, it has been determined
the resolution is not the proper protocol
and is, therefore, unnecessary; now,
therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board
of County Commissioners does hereby
rescind the resolution dated May 28,
2014, requesting the County Auditor to
issue a Certificate of Estimated Property
Tax Revenue to certify the total current
tax valuation and the dollar amount of
revenue that would be generated by 1.25
mills on behalf of the Paulding County
Carnegie Library.
IN THE MATTER OF RESCIND-
ING A RESOLUTION REQUEST-
ING THE AUDITOR TO
COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF
ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX
REVENUE
Pieper moved to adopt the following
resolution:
WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a res-
olution was adopted (found in Journal
54, Page 136) requesting the County Au-
ditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated
Property Tax Revenue to certify the total
current tax valuation and the dollar
amount of revenue that would be gener-
ated by 1.50 mills on behalf of the Pauld-
ing County Carnegie Library; and
WHEREAS, it has been determined
the resolution is not the proper protocol
and is, therefore, unnecessary; now,
therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board
of County Commissioners does hereby
rescind the resolution dated May 28,
2014, requesting the County Auditor to
issue a Certificate of Estimated Property
Tax Revenue to certify the total current
tax valuation and the dollar amount of
revenue that would be generated by 1.50
mills on behalf of the Paulding County
Carnegie Library.
IN THE MATTER OF RESCIND-
ING A RESOLUTION REQUEST-
ING THE AUDITOR TO
COMPLETE A CERTIFICATE OF
ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX
REVENUE
Pieper moved to adopt the following
resolution:
WHEREAS, on May 28, 2014, a res-
olution was adopted (found in Journal
54, Page 137) requesting the County Au-
ditor to issue a Certificate of Estimated
Property Tax Revenue to certify the total
current tax valuation and the dollar
amount of revenue that would be gener-
ated by 1.75 mills on behalf of the Pauld-
ing County Carnegie Library; and
WHEREAS, it has been determined
the resolution is not the proper protocol
and is, therefore, unnecessary; now,
therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board
of County Commissioners does hereby
rescind the resolution dated May 28,
2014, requesting the County Auditor to
issue a Certificate of Estimated Property
Tax Revenue to certify the total current
tax valuation and the dollar amount of
revenue that would be generated by 1.75
mills on behalf of the Paulding County
Carnegie Library.
Author with local roots to
visit the Paulding Library
Theis writes of rejection, suicide, faith
PAULDING Robin Theis
is a veteran on the topic of re-
jection.
She spent several years of
her childhood in a childrens
home. She married at a young
age and raised her children to
love life and to appreciate the
simplest of things.
She found that the rejection
she had experienced caused
many problems in her early
years of child rearing and in her
marriage. Losing her son to
suicide set her on a search for
answers, and what she found
was the rejection in his mar-
riage led him to take his life.
Surrendered Identity chal-
lenges readers to look at rejec-
tion through new eyes. The
amount of people who have
been rejected is staggering and
the result is painful.
Rejection leaves damage in-
side a person that manifests in
many ways. These include
anger, rebelliousness, relation-
ship problems, depression,
thoughts of suicide, wondering
if the people in a circle of
friends reject or accept you, re-
jecting people before they re-
ject you, self-pity, the inability
to take constructive criticism or
correction very well, the need
to be loved, blaming God, in-
security, self-rejection, self-
condemning, self-hate, feeling
worthless and even feeling that
there is no hope.
Theis shares her faith-based
journey and provides strategies
on how to be set free from the
bondage of rejection.
Robin Theis will be the guest
at a special meet and greet
from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on the
main floor of the historic
Carnegie library in Paulding on
Thursday, June 26. Visitors will
have an opportunity to drop in
during the two hour period,
meet the author, and if they
want, purchase this special
book.
For more information con-
tact the main desk at the
Carnegie library at 419-399-
2032.
Big Boy$ Toy$
Car Show
ANTWERP Big Boy$ Toy$
Car Club will host a car show on
July 12. The show will take
place in downtown Antwerp
with registration from 3-5 p.m.
Awards will be announced at 8
p.m.
This will be a judged show
with three classes including,
2000 and older, 2001 and newer
and a rat rod class. Dash plaques
will be given to the first 100 en-
tries.
A total of 74 trophies will be
awarded and will include 48
two-foot trophies. Three foot tro-
phies will be awarded to the po-
lice choice, mayors choice,
hospice choice, VFW choice,
president choice and best engine.
Two four-foot trophies will be
given to the Best of Show and
the Peoples Choice.
A percentage of proceeds will
be donated to support the local
hospice. To register your vehicle
or if you have questions con-
cerning the show call 419-506-
2333.
The Progress ...
is Paulding Countys
newspaper of record.
4A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Common Pleas
Guest Column
Lessons from the
public records
audit: 10 years after
By Dennis Hetzel, ONA executive director
Theres good news for Ohio citizens in the results of a
statewide, county-by-county public records audit that was
conducted by more than 60 Ohio media outlets in April
under the auspices of the Ohio Coalition for Open Govern-
ment.
But you shouldnt get too excited. Problems with open
records in Ohio are deeper and more complicated than ever.
Let me explain why.
Why were this years results so much better? I suspect the
main reason is greater awareness by government officials
and it also suggests that, stereotypes to the contrary, local
newspapers continue to keep local officials on their toes.
The training of local officials on the importance and require-
ments of Ohios records laws is far broader and more consis-
tent than it was in 2004, the last time such an audit was
conducted.
However, keep the results in perspective. This is all the
audit showed: When you request a record from local govern-
ment, and theres no doubt its a public record, the chances of
obtaining the record in the correct manner are quite good.
Emphasize that phrase no doubt. Attorneys who are experts
on Ohio laws checked our requests in advance. Records such as
meeting minutes, salary information and expense reports, are
unquestionably public records.
The problem is this: A string of court decisions and legislative
changes over the past 10 years have closed more records than
ever and shifted the burden of proof strongly against citizens
when there is any ambiguity.
In other words, when a government official wants to say
no, unless it is 99 percent clear that the record is open, it is
getting harder and harder to win. Even if you do, the Ohio
Supreme Court has taken what legislators made difficult and
now made it nearly impossible to collect attorney fees. This
means only the wealthiest can afford to pursue these cases, giv-
ing government a tremendous tactical advantage. Unlike most
states, there is no way to fight a state agency and the majority of
local governmental denials in Ohio without hiring a lawyer and
going to the time and expense of litigation.
Consider the 2012 case, Zidonis v. Columbus State, a wrong-
ful discharge action. The Supreme Court gave governmental
agencies new latitude to claim records requests are overly
broad. Today the standard appears to be that overly broad is
whatever government says it is.
While we were told that the Zidonis case involved narrow
facts and wouldnt apply to many situations, it is popping up in
cases as arguments in favor of keeping records secret. That was
the same argument made in another noteworthy case in which
the Cincinnati school board did an end-run around the open
records law by using a post office box and a search firm to hide
the names of school superintendent applicants. And, guess
what? Lawyers for Kent State University cited the Cincinnati
case to keep names of candidates secret in KSUs recent presi-
dential search.
Meanwhile, exceptions are ever-growing. Ten years ago, there
were far fewer in the law. Theyve now run out of single letters
to attach exceptions to Ohio Revised Code 149.43 the open
records law. Were at exception bb now. Hundreds of other
exceptions are peppered in the statutes. One of the most abused
exceptions is the trade secrets exemption. Meanwhile, legis-
lators and courts have made it harder to get information about
tax-dependent organizations such as JobsOhio, charter schools
and privatized prisons.
Then there is Ohios actual definition of public records. Be-
fore a court will even consider if something is open, it must fit
the definition of an actual government record. It cant be an
open record if it isnt a public record. We need a broader defini-
tion that the courts will support.
Finally, consider the sheer volume of content that government
is creating, just like the rest of us. It takes time and expense to
review hundreds of documents. I agree with government groups
that this is a genuine issue. Were not unsympathetic, but maybe
if we had fewer exceptions and ambiguities, those searches
would go a lot faster.
So, lets be grateful for the progress that the audit showed
but keep our focus on fixing the big problems that remain so
Ohio citizens have the access to information they deserve.
Dennis Hetzel is executive director of the Ohio Newspaper
Association and president of the Ohio Coalition for Open
Government.
County Court
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Floats and noodle devices are allowed, however if
you are under the age of 12, you must be
accompanied by an adult/parent.
Concessions and popcorn
will be available.
Admission $3 for everyone
The movie will be cancelled if it rains.
Paulding Pool Movie Night
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June 27th
Doors open at 8:30 pm
Movie starts at 9 pm
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July 4th Schedule
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Hi, friends! Remember me, Ben? Its hard to believe, but I am
still here at the kennel waiting for my forever family to come and
adopt me! I am such a handsome and sweet guy, I will be a great
addition to your family! I am a Mastiff mix and am about a year
and a half old. I get along well with my doggy friends and love
to run and play. I am a real lover boy and just want to be your
buddy! Please come by the kennel and visit me .... Ill be waiting!
For more information about me, please contact the Paulding
County Dog Kennel at 419-399-3791.
Civil Docket:
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Jillian D. Pre-
ston, Cecil. Money only, sat-
isfied.
Capital One Bank, Rich-
mond, Va. vs. Raymond G.
Heck, Payne. Money only,
satisfied.
Cavalry Spv I, Buyer of
HSBC Bank, Valhallah, N.Y.
vs. Bruce W. Essex, Antwerp.
Other action, dismissed.
West Bend Printing,
Antwerp vs. Matthew
Reighter, dba Reighter Land-
scaping & Design, Payne.
Small claims, judgment for
the plaintiff in the sum of
$827.35.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Celena M. De-
larosa-Estrada, Paulding.
Small claims, judgment for the
plaintiff in the sum of $724.44.
Returned To You, Ltd.,
Paulding vs. Aaron Villarreal,
Sherwood. Small claims, judg-
ment for the plaintiff in the sum
of $1,781.27.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Nathan E.
McAlexander, Antwerp and
Jennifer McAlexander,
Antwerp. Small claims, judg-
ment for the plaintiff in the sum
of $838.88.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Melissa Martinez,
Paulding. Small claims, judg-
ment for the plaintiff in the sum
of $2,720.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Jeremy Ritten-
house, Paulding. Small claims,
judgment for the plaintiff in the
sum of $801.54.
Robert E. Miller, Cecil vs.
James Kraegel, Oakwood and
Erika Miller, Oakwood. Small
claims, judgment for the plain-
tiff in the sum of $677.30 from
James Kraegel and $327.30
from Erika Miller.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Teresa A. Reel,
Paulding. Small claims, judg-
ment for the plaintiff in the sum
of $563.24.
Credit Adjustments, Inc.,
Defiance vs. Michelle K.
Clevinger, Antwerp. Small
claims, dismissed.
Daniel Griffiths, Paulding
and Bonnie Griffiths, Paulding
vs. Richard Parker, Paulding.
Evictions, dismissed.
Criminal Docket:
Keenan D. Spencer, Pauld-
ing, aggravated burglary; $53
costs; defendant waived pre-
liminary hearing, case bound
over to Common Pleas Court
of Paulding County.
Bradly M. Russman, Ingalls,
Ind., possession; $75 fine, $87
costs; 6 months license suspen-
sion.
Edward Carnahan, Latty,
open container; $95 costs; dis-
missed per state.
Botir Hawley, Antwerp,
theft; $500 fine, $140 costs, 30
days jail, 150 days suspended;
pay for stay at Paulding County
jail, 30 hours community serv-
ice, complete the Third Mille-
nium online theft course,
probation ordered.
Talisha R. Darby, Ypsilanti,
Mich., possession; $50 fine,
$87 costs; 6 months license
suspension.
Traffic Docket
Christopher S. Bauer, Oak-
wood, seat belt; $20 fine, $47
costs.
Jack E. Janssens Jr., Ft.
Wayne, 75/65 speed; $33 fine,
$80 costs.
Misty Dawn Owens, Oak-
wood, failure to reinstate; $100
fine, $87 costs, 100 days jail
suspended.
Cameka S. Dickens, Green-
wood, Miss., seat belt; $20
fine, $47 costs.
Sarah J. Small, Lafayette,
Ind., 87/65 speed; $40 fine, $83
costs.
Russell G. Chandler Jr., In-
dianapolis, 90/65 speed; $43
fine, $80 costs.
Gary Lynn Marshall, Payne,
failure to control; $68 fine, $77
costs.
Andrew J. Fisher, Knox,
Ind., 77/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
costs.
James R. Cooper, Oakwood,
traffic sign control; $53 fine,
$77 costs.
Nathaniel J. Brown, Ypsi-
lanti, Mich., 80/65 speed; $43
fine, $85 costs.
Carol Elaine Jordan, Wilm-
ington, N.C., 78/65 speed; $33
fine, $85 costs.
Larry J. Kralowski, Livonia,
Mich., 89/65 speed; $43 fine,
$80 costs.
Anthony Wayne Cunning-
ton, Tecumseh, Ont., 81/65
speed; $43 fine, $77 costs.
Alanna Eurtis Price, W.
Bloomfield, Mich., 84/65
speed; $43 fine, $80 costs.
Jeffery R. Bechtol,
Napoleon, 81/65 speed; $43
fine, $80 costs.
Lamon D. Williams, Detroit,
97/65 speed; $43 fine, $80
costs.
Melissa Kay Draper, Defi-
ance, stop sign; $50 fine, $83
costs.
Virginia G. Manlove, Per-
rysburg, 77/65 speed; $33 fine,
$80 costs.
Janet L. McClure, Indi-
anapolis, 79/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Jason M. Jett, Indianapolis,
84/65 speed; $43 fine, $77
costs.
Samuel D. Elliott, Haviland,
67/55 speed; $33 fine, $80
costs.
Brandon C. Hughes,
Kokomo, Ind., 77/65 speed;
$33 fine, $80 costs.
Jad Dean, Rosenberg, Texas,
78/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
costs.
Joan D. Wells, Woodburn,
68/55 speed; $33 fine, $77
costs.
Bledi Bregu, Shelby Twp,
Mich., 89/65 speed; $100 fine,
$95 costs.
Suljo Zilic, Aurora, Ill.,
75/65 speed; $33 fine, $77
costs, pay all by July 28 or
turned in for collection.
Ylonne Evette Washington,
Cleveland, OVI/under the in-
fluence; $375 fine, $95 costs, 3
days jail, drivers license sus-
pension; may attend the DIP
program in lieu of jail by Sept.
26, ALS vacated, fines and
costs to be taken from the
bond, 87 days jail days re-
served.
Ylonne Evette Washington,
Cleveland, failure to reinstate;
$200 fine; taken from bond.
Ylonne Evette Washington,
Cleveland, 76/65 speed; dis-
missed at the States request.
Ylonne Evette Washington,
Cleveleand, seat belt; dis-
missed at the States request.
Edward Carnahan, Latty,
OVI/under the influence; dis-
missed at the States request.
Edward Carnahan, Latty,
OVI/breath low; $375 fine, $95
costs, pay by November 21 or
turned in for collection, 3 days
jail, liscense suspension, may
attend the DIP program in lieu
of jail, ALS vacated, evaluation
at Westwood, 87 days jail re-
served.
Edward Carnahan, Latty, left
of center; $50 fine, pay by No-
vember 21 or turned in for col-
lection.
Vince Allen Kline Jr., Port-
land, Ind., OVI/under the influ-
ence; $375 fine, $87 costs, 3
days jail; license suspension 6
months, may attend the DIP
program in lieu of jail, pay by
July 25 or turned in for collec-
tion, community control two
ordered, 20 hours community
service, evaluation at West-
wood, Third Millenium, 87
days jail reserved, to be finger-
printed.
Vince Allen Kline Jr., Port-
land, Ind., OVI/breath high;
Count B merged with count A.
Vince Allen Kline Jr., Port-
land, Ind., loud exhaust; $50
fine, pay by July 25.
Vince Allen Kline Jr., Port-
land, Ind., seat belt, $30 fine;
pay by July 25.
Cara J. Phillips, Berea, FRA
suspension, $300 fine, $107
costs; $200 fine could be sus-
pended if defendant provides a
valid operators license, pay all
by Sept. 16.
Julie Brown, Grover Hill,
seat belt, $30 fine, $50 costs.
Maria A. Toon, Fishers, Ind.,
79/65 speed, $33 fine, $80
costs.
Debra R. Mullins, Oxford,
Mich., 85/65 speed; $43 fine,
$80 costs.
John T. Mays, Defiance, seat
belt; $30 fine, $50 costs.
Farhan S. Qureshi, Arling-
ton, Va., 99/65 speed; $93 fine,
$80 costs.
Gregory T. Veigel, Malinta,
seat belt; $30 fine, $50 costs.
Randall L. Richards Jr.,
Paulding, 75/55 speed; $63
fine, $80 costs.
Jeff E. Bailey, Toledo, 77/65
speed; $33 fine, $80 costs.
Andrew R. Holbrook,
Paulding, Assured clear dis-
tance; $68 fine, $77 costs.
Joseph A. Taron, Fishers,
Ind., 79/65 speed; $33 fine, $80
costs.
Ricky E. Plummer, Pauld-
ing, 69/55 speed; $48 fine, $77
costs.
Justin S. Cook, Henderson-
ville, Tenn., 78/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Brent A. Bohner, Oakwood,
66/55 speed; $100 fine, $87
costs.
Brent A. Bohner, Oakwood,
seat belt; $30 fine.
Justin J. Corwin, Defiance,
seat belt; $30 fine, $50 costs.
Sue Lynn Treber, Saline,
Mich., 87/65 speed; $43 fine,
$80 costs.
Paul J. Valponi, Fishers, Ind.,
81/65 speed; $43 fine, $80
costs.
Darryll Lester Boggs, Lo-
gansport, Ind., 78/65 speed;
$33 fine, $80 costs.
Rian Francis Barton, Defi-
ance, seat belt; $30 fine, $47
costs.
David E. Oravec, W.
Alexandria, 66/55 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Taliesha Renee Darby, Ypsi-
lanti, Mich., no drivers license;
$50 fine, $87 costs; pay all by
Sept. 26.
Taliesha Renee Darby, Ypsi-
lanti, Mich., 79/65 speed; $33
fine; pay all by Sept. 26.
Klint Svec, Van Wert, 65/55
speed; $75 fine, $95 costs; pay
all by July 31 any further pre-
trial conference date set in the
matter is hereby vacated.
Kristina Poulsen, Fisher,
Ind., 93/65 speed; $43 fine, $82
costs.
Julius L. Walker, Toledo,
89/65 speed; $63 fine, $80
costs.
Victor Sean Greutman,
Paulding, seat belt; $30 fine,
$47 costs.
David E. Gilmore, Lima,
seat belt; $30 fine, $47 costs.
Michael D. Harrelson, Bran-
son, Mo., 79/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Steven E. Foddrill, Indi-
anapolis, 79/65 speed; $33
fine, $80 costs.
Civil Docket
The term et al. refers to and oth-
ers; et vir., and husband; et ux., and
wife.
In the matter of: Scott A.
Figert, Cecil and Rebecca
Figert, Cecil. Dissolution of
marriage.
Dwight Jay Lockie, Grover
Hill and Debra Millett Lockie,
Grover Hill vs. Douglas J.
Reed, Cloverdale. Money only.
Allied Physicians Inc., Fort
Wayne vs. Scott Chlebek, De-
fiance. Money only.
Pekin Insurance Co., Cleve-
land vs. Charles A. Harris, ex-
ecutor for Walter Harris estate,
Mount Victory and Harris
Family Trust, Van Wert and
Central Mutual Insurance Co.,
Van Wert. Money only.
Marriage Licenses
Philip Amos Frederick Jr.,
27, Cecil, Johns-Manville and
Amber Rae Athy, 21, Cecil,
Fountain Park. Parents are
Philip Frederick Sr. and Carol
Diven; and Robin Athy and
Kimberly Killion.
Jason Daniel Dennis, 29,
Payne, lab tech and Megan
Josette Sutton, 35, Payne, qual-
ity inspector. Parents are
Daniel D. Sutton and Diana E.
Sanchez; and John R. Vanover
and Wanda Robinson.
Douglas A. Arend, 51,
Paulding, quality control tech
and Robin M. Leininger, 49,
Paulding, office manager. Par-
ents are Herman G. Arend and
Eloise DeLong; and Richard
G. Eby and Loretta Hansen.
Ronald L. Riggenbach, 51,
Oakwood, die setter and Hope
Johnston, 37, Oakwood, finan-
cial accounting. Parents are
Ray Riggenbach and Dorthy
Smith; and Joel Aguilera and
Frances Rangel.
Shawn S. Kruse, 47, Oak-
wood, factory and Kelly M.
Porter, 44, Oakwood, factory.
Parents are Norman Kruse and
Susan Doda; and Robert
Stevens and Kathy Leach.
Jeremiah Johnson, 28,
Antwerp, steel worker and
Tashia M. Curtis, 26, Antwerp,
hair stylist. Parents are Mark
Johnson and Kathy Dennison;
and Tony Curtis Sr. and Shelly
Berry.
Criminal Docket
Raymond Sandoval, 29, of
Paulding, made a change of
plea to guilty of assault (F4).
He waived extradition and was
released on his own recogni-
zance on the conditions of no
arrests and that he complies
with drug and alcohol prohi-
bitions. He will be sentenced
on Aug. 4.
Charles A. Ratcliff, 39, of
Paulding, had a plea of not
guilty by reason of insanity
filed by his attorney along
with a motion to determine
Ratcliffs competency to
stand trial. He is accused of
burglary (F2) and vandalism
(F5).
Christina Dunderman, 29,
of Antwerp, had a charge of
breaking and entering (F5)
dismissed without prejudice
on a motion of the State be-
cause she was indicted on a
similar charge arising from
the same incident. Costs were
waived.
Keenan Spencer, 33, of
Paulding, had aggravated
burglary (F1) charges against
him dismissed without preju-
dice upon a motion of the
State because the case was
presented to the grand jury
and he was not indicted.
Costs were waived.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 5A
Sheriffs Report
Property Transfers
Police Report
Guest Column
Do something
By Kirk Dougal
This week we stumbled across the fun sort of item we love
to find from time to time. It was a copy of Isaac Asimovs
guest column for the New York Times following his visit to
the 1964 Worlds Fair in New York City.
Asimov - a professor of biochemistry at Boston University,
noted futurist, and author of such science fiction classics as
the Foundation and Robot series - was fascinated by what he
saw at the event. At the height of the Cold War, the theme
expressed hope with Peace Through Understanding, a line
of thinking that also ran through most of his writings.
However, what caught our eye is that Asimov offered sev-
eral of his own visions of what someone in 2014, 50 years
after the New York Worlds Fair, would find at a current ex-
position.
Here is a partial list of what Asimov thought we would see
in 2014:
House windows would be self-dimming. This technology
is available today in not only building windows but also in
aircraft glass, boats, automobiles, and even in eye glasses
(Yes).
An underground house at the Fair in 1964 made Asimov
theorize entire neighborhoods, especially in suburbia, would
be underground for easily controlled temperatures and en-
ergy savings. The surface would be used for agricultural
means so food could be grown closer to urban markets (No).
Gadgets would be everywhere in 2014, saving people the
time of performing all sorts of mundane tasks. Coffee pots
would turn on with a timer and have a hot cup of joe ready in
the morning (Yes). Auto meals would do much the same
thing. A person could order their breakfast to be ready at a
certain time and it would heat itself (No). Complete meals
would be frozen and ready to be warmed in just a few min-
utes (Yes).
He predicted 3-D movies would be very popular (Yes).
Oddly, for a man who wrote about harmony between
mankind and robots in the future, Asimov predicted robots
would not be common or very good in 2014. He said at
best there might be an exhibit of a slow and clumsy robot
maid and perhaps a robot landscaper but the machines would
still not be fully functional yet (Yes).
Appliances would not have electric cords but instead be
powered by batteries (Yes). Unfortunately, he said the power
in those batteries would come from radioisotopes, a byprod-
uct of all the fission power plants supplying more than half
of the U.S. energy demand (No).
Asimov said the world would have become much smaller
by 2014. Not in size, but in the amount of time it took to
travel from place to place as faster planes (Yes) and a much
more thorough road infrastructure (Yes) made it easier to get
from Point A to Point B. However, just as every other futurist
predicted, he believed flying cars would be available by now
as well (No). However, what made those flying cars possible
would be computer navigation that would leave the humans
inside as just riders and not drivers. Google is experimenting
with this technology and Nevada, Florida, and California
have passed laws making it legal for driverless cars to oper-
ate on the roadways. (A marginal Yes).
Communications will entail both sight and sound (Yes),
enable the studying of documents and books (Yes), and uti-
lize geosynchronous satellites to make it possible to dial di-
rectly to any place on earth (Yes). The transmission of
communications and data would be possible on modulated
laser beams through plastic pipes (Yes).
We would have permanent colonies on the moon (sadly,
No, as we have not landed humans on the moon since 1972).
Unfortunately, Asimov predicted not everything in 2014
would be rosy. He also predicted:
Massive overpopulation as the world would now have
6.5 billion people (actually 7.2 billion, No) and the U.S. 350
million (actually 318 million, No). He saw the Boston to
Washington D.C. corridor as one massive city with 40 mil-
lion residents (No). He predicted the overcrowding would
make humans begin colonizing undersea cities (No). He be-
lieved most developed countries would have adopted legisla-
tion to regulate the number of children by now to reduce
population (No).
Food shortages and starvation would be rampant until
scientists invented microorganism farms. A dinner out would
most likely include a mock-turkey sandwich or a pseudo-
steak (No).
Asimov saw America remaining on the cutting edge of
technology but the gap between the haves and have-nots
would widen with third world countries falling even further
behind in machinery, medicines, etc. (Yes)
Students would be taught the fundamentals of computers
as a routine part of classroom studies. Those students who do
not keep up with those studies or lived in areas where com-
puter studies were not taught would be reduced to low-level,
menial jobs in the workplace - if they could find work at all
(a qualified Yes).
Perhaps most frightening, because of all the automation
that would be in place by 2014, Asimov foresaw mental dis-
ease spreading quickly through large parts of the population.
Without healthy, fulfilling work, these segments would suffer
through grave emotional and sociological consequences that
could lead to introverted and narcissistic tendencies, forcing
the need to be treated by the fastest growing medical profes-
sion: psychiatry. (Yes)
So why was this the time we found Asimovs predictions
so compelling? Because as we think of all the high school
and college graduates stepping out into the real world for the
first time, we know they will be receiving an overabundance
of advice about their futures. Here is our contribution:
Do something.
Do something that in 50 years, when your work life is
completed, you will be able to look back upon and say, I did
that.
Do something that your friends and neighbors will remem-
ber. Do something so people who never met you will be able
to reap benefits.
That something may be as important as finding a cure for
cancer or inventing the Internet. That something may be cre-
ating a piece of art or writing a book. That something may be
only important to your family and friends.
Fifty years ago, the Worlds Fair in New York envisioned a
pathway to the future. Scientists and inventors saw that path-
way as a set of goals. Some of what Asimov predicted has
come true and some is still just science fiction. But the im-
portant thing is people pushed the limits of what already was
and strove for what could be.
The first step of that process is to decided you are going to
do something.
Kirk Dougal, DHI Media, is a guest columnist for the Pauld-
ing County Progress.
The opinions stated are those of the writer, and do not nec-
essarily reflect that of the newspaper.
See SHERIFFS REPORT, page 6A
Weather report weekly summary as recorded at Paulding Villages water treat-
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Observations recorded for the 24 hours ending at 7:30 a.m. on the morning of:
DATE HIGH LOW PRECIPITATION
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June 21 79 60 0.13
June 22 81 60 0.79
June 23 83 61 0.16
ACCIDENT REPORTS
Thursday, June 5
9:46 p.m. Michael R. Thompson, 64,
of Paulding, was injured as he attempted
to cross South Williams Street on foot.
He was taken by Paulding EMS to the
Paulding County Hospital for treatment
of non-incapacitating injuries. Reports
say Jackson A. Carter, 20, of Paulding,
stopped at the intersection Wayne Street
and South Williams in a 2000 Ford
Ranger pickup truck then turned onto
Williams, striking Thompson. Carter
was not hurt; his truck had minor dam-
age. No citations were issued.
Thursday, June 12
10:02 p.m. Joan C. Hoover, 85, of
Paulding, was cited for failure to yield
following a two-vehicle crash at the in-
tersection of West Perry and South Cherry
streets. She was traveling northbound on
Cherry Street in a 1996 Ford Ranger
pickup truck. Jeremy E. Wright, 43, Pauld-
ing, was driving west on Perry Street. Re-
ports say Hoover failed to yield at the stop
sign and pulled into the intersection, strik-
ing Wrights 2007 Dodge Rampage
pickup. Neither was hurt. Damage to their
trucks was minor.
Tuesday, June 17
4:35 p.m. Elizabeth D. Bates, 73, of
Oakwood, was cited for failure to yield
after a two-car collision at the intersection
of Walnut and Harrison streets. She was
northbound on Walnut in a 2006 Ford 500
as Kody A. McCague, 20, of Paulding was
driving west on Harrison in a 2008 Toyota
Prius. Reports say Bates did not see
McCague and pulled into the intersection
where her car was struck. Neither driver
was injured. Functional damage was in-
flicted on both vehicles.
INCIDENT REPORTS
Friday, June 13
5:04 p.m. A male requested a police no
contact order with two females. All were
warned.
10:10 p.m. Officers were asked to at-
tempt to locate a male juvenile missing
from East Baldwin Avenue. They were un-
able to find him.
Saturday, June 14
11:30 p.m. Police investigated a call
concerning people yelling in the roadway
on North Walnut Street. Several people
were located in a driveway and two others
were seen walking in the area. Officers
were told there had been an argument, but
nothing physical.
Sunday, June 15
Noon. Loud music complaint was
lodged from the 800 block of Emerald
Road.
1 p.m. Fulton County Hospital ER called
about a 9-month-old with a severe sun-
burn. The matter was turned over to Job &
Family Services.
7:35 p.m. Stolen bike was reported from
North Water Street.
Monday, June 16
1:10 a.m. Suspicious vehicle was seen
near South Main Street with its parking
lights on. The complaint was unfounded.
9:38 a.m. A North Water Street business
called about an unwanted person.
11:50 a.m. Theft of an xBox, shoes, a
laptop, cash and guns was reported at a
South DeWitt Street location.
12:57 p.m. Officers called for a dis-
abled/abandoned vehicle to be towed from
the intersection of Dix and Perry streets.
The owner returned and the vehicle was
taken to his home.
4:40 p.m. A West Harrison Street resi-
dent reported their pit bull stolen.
4:50 p.m. Theft of two rifles and an
xBox was reported from South DeWitt
Street. The matter is under investigation.
8:20 p.m. Police handled a family dis-
turbance on West Jackson Street.
8:45 p.m. A West Perry Street business
requested an officer for an unwanted per-
son who was causing trouble. The woman
was gone when officers arrived, but was
located in the area and transported to Mc-
Donald Pike.
9 p.m. Report of a suspicious vehicle
parked at a West Wall Street business was
looked into. Two juveniles were discov-
ered, waiting for a relative to get off work.
Tuesday, June 17
12:42 a.m. Officers were called to West
Perry Street for an unwanted person com-
plaint. They intercepted the male as he was
walking away. He was warned not to return
to the residence.
Wednesday, June 18
7 a.m. Theft from a vehicle parked in a
business lot on Road 103 was investigated.
A check was taken from a purse.
9 p.m. Help was given on West Wayne
Street where an unwanted person com-
plaint was lodged.
Thursday, June 19
2:25 p.m. Officers were called to
LaFountain Park for a report of a couple
engaged in sexual conduct. The pair denied
the allegations.
3:25 p.m. Harassing texts were reported
by a South Williams Street resident. A sub-
ject was warned.
4:30 p.m. The police department re-
ceived a copy of an Order of Protection for
Elizabeth Scott against Shaun Mullins, is-
sued by the Vinton County Common Pleas
Court.
7:35 p.m. A West Perry Street resident
requested a no contact order with a male
subject.
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The term et al. refers to and oth-
ers; et vir., and husband; et ux.,
and wife.
Auglaize Township
Secretary of HUD to
Tiffany M. Anderson; Lot 77,
Auglaize H., 0.45 acre. War-
ranty deed.
Benton Township
Thomas L. and LouAnn
Wannemacher to Khozy Time
Acres LLC; Sec. 1, 43.86
acres. Warranty deed.
Blue Creek Township
Wade B. Griffis, et al. to
Wade B. Griffis, trustee, et
al.; Sec. 30, 85.63 acres and
Sec. 31, 85.31 acres. Quit
claim.
Angela J. Knepper, et al. by
Sheriff to Wells Fargo Bank,
N.A.; Sec. 9, 2.11 acres. Sher-
iffs deed.
Vera M. Laukhuf, dec. to
Dwain Alan and Wanita
Laukhuf; Sec. 16, 1 acre. Af-
fidavit.
Brown Township
Gerald R. Picker, trustee to
David M. Picker, et al.,
trustees; Sec. 8, 0.86 acre. Fi-
duciary deed.
Crane Township
David H. Smith, trustee to
Robert P. and Gretchen A.
Noneman; Sec. 4, 67.096
acres. Warranty deed.
Emerald Township
Arthur F. and Latasha
Cheri Price to Victor E. and
Amy D. Schlegel; Sec. 1,
16.856 acres. Warranty deed.
Paulding Township
Patricia A. Buchman to Pa-
tricia A. Buchman Life Es-
tate, et al.; Sec. 27, 6.37
acres. Quit claim.
Antwerp Village
Cynthia K. Yenser, fka
Lyons and Timothy P. Yenser
to Timothy P. Yenser and
Cynthia K. Lyons; Lots 15 A
and B, Block G and Lot 16,
Maumee Land Subdivision
Phase II, 2.14 acres. Quit
claim.
Latty Village
Diane K. Bair, et al. to
Ethan E. Wolfle; Lot 13, Out-
lots, 1 acre. Warranty deed.
Fannie Mae to Nu View
IRA Inc., fbo IRA account;
Lots 14 and 15, 2 acres. War-
ranty deed.
Oakwood Village
Forever His Christian Min-
istries LLC to Phillip R. and
Charlene R. Stuckey, trustees;
Lot 4, Shisler Addition, 0.04
acre. Quit claim.
Wilma M. (Mae) Hall to
Roger C. and Patricia L.
Eckart; Lots 3 and 5, Estle
Subdivision, 0.44 acre and
Lots 32-38 and part vacant
Fourth Street, 2.238 acres.
Warranty deed.
Paulding Village
Fannie Mae to Caleb B.
and Amanda M. Witchey;
Sec. 13, part of Outlots 4 and
13, 5.615 acres. Warranty
deed.
April E. Gross to Brenda
K. LaFountain; Lots 7 and
10, Hixons Addition, 0.2
acre. Warranty deed.
Matthew C. Butler to
Stacey L. Butler; Lots 25 and
28, Schultz Addition, 0.29
acre. Warranty deed.
Linda K. Wellman to Lisa
A. Adams; Lot 1, Keim Sub-
division and Outlots s. 12,
0.31 acre. Quit claim.
Lisa A. Adams and Martin
R. Adams to Linda K. Well-
man Life Estate, et al.; Lot 1,
Keim Subdivision and Out-
lots s. 12, 0.31 acre. Quit
claim.
D. Joan Luginbuhl to D.
Joan Luginbuhl Life Estate,
et al.; Lots 18 and 19, Schultz
Addition, 0.29 acre. Quit
claim.
David A. Bryan to James
R. Guelde and Pamela D.
Verfaillie; Lot 10, 0.27 acre.
Warranty deed.
Payne Village
CC REO Group LCC to
Scott L. and Kathy S.
Phillips; Lot 8, Block D, 0.19
acre. Warranty deed.
Norman H. and Beulah L.
Eschbach Life Estates, dec. to
Billie D. Eschbach, et al.; Lot
12, Block G, Outlots, 0.22
acre. Affidavit.
ACCIDENTS:
Tuesday, June 3
2:26 a.m. Michelle A.
McCoy, 37, of Antwerp, was
cited for failure to control fol-
lowing a single-car accident on
Ohio 49 at the north edge of
Antwerp. She was driving
south in a 1998 Dodge Neon,
when reports say she veered
left of center and off the left
side of the highway. Her car
ran over one road sign before
coming to rest against a sec-
ond. The vehicle suffered
minor damage and was towed.
McCoy was not hurt.
INCIDENTS:
Thursday, June 12
8:50 a.m. Dog complaint
came in from West Wayne
Street in Paulding.
8:53 a.m. Crane Township
Trustees requested a deputy
standby as they probed a grave
on Road 424 in Crane Town-
ship.
9:34 a.m. An anhydrous tank
leaking along Road 115 in
Emerald Township was taken
care of by the farmer renting
the equipment.
1:18 p.m. Dog complaint
was handled on Duquesne
Street in Cecil.
1:35 p.m. Deputies assisted
Paulding County Services by
delivering a message in Havi-
land.
4:09 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from East Harmon
Street in Oakwood.
5:49 p.m. Suspicious vehicle
complaint was looked into on
Road 72 in Latty Township.
7:44 p.m. Theft of four rings
was investigated on Road 178
in Auglaize Township.
Friday, June 13
8:44 a.m. Dog complaint
was handled on Grant Street in
Scott.
1 p.m. Office personnel as-
sisted Paulding police by enter-
ing a vehicle as stolen in the
computer data base.
8:26 p.m. Report of a suspi-
cious person taking items from
a house came in from North
Main Street in Cecil.
Saturday, June 14
2:10 a.m. Assault complaint
was handled on Road 169 in
Brown Township.
3:32 a.m. Report of a
prowler was investigated on
East Wayne Street in Grover
Hill.
8:53 a.m. A dog complaint
came in from South Dix Street
in Paulding.
10:30 a.m. Deputies assisted
Defiance County Sheriffs of-
fice by conducting a welfare
check on Road 209 in Brown
Township.
11:11 a.m. A dog complaint
came in from Road 173 in
Washington Township.
1:57 p.m. A dog complaint
was made from McDonald
Pike in Paulding Township.
3:51 p.m. Deputies re-
sponded to a residential bur-
glary alarm on Ohio 111 in
Paulding Township.
7:18 p.m. Break-in investi-
gation was conducted on Road
180 in Crane Township.
7:51 p.m. While fishing near
Road 179 in Brown Township,
a subject told deputies some-
one was shooting across the
river from them and the shots
were falling in front of him.
11:54 p.m. Car/deer collision
on US 127 in Jackson Town-
ship was documented.
Sunday, June 15
3:30 a.m. Deputies con-
ducted a vehicle search on
Road 176 in Emerald Town-
ship.
12:40 p.m. Dog complaint
was lodged from Road 156 in
Auglaize Township.
1:54 p.m. Theft of a canoe
was investigated on North
Maple Street in Grover Hill.
8:15 p.m. Harassment by
text was reported from South
Laura Street in Payne.
8:26 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from Road 232 in
Emerald Township.
8:55 p.m. Attempted bur-
glary was investigated on Arc-
turus Street in Payne.
Monday, June 16
2:03 a.m. Prowler complaint
was investigated on Road 106
in Harrison Township.
8:04 a.m. Juvenile matter
was reported from US 127 in
Jackson Township.
10:40 a.m. Theft complaint
was lodged from Road 79 in
Blue Creek Township.
11:24 a.m. Theft from a ve-
hicle was looked into on West
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P.O. Box 180, Paulding.)
June 28 Paul Doan, Bon-
nie Graf, Ethan Johnson,
Scott Kipfer, Heidi Knapp,
Kenneth Snellenberger,
Kylee Zizelman.
June 29 Jessica Banks,
Erica Bauer, Jessica E.
Childs, Jason LaBounty, Bri-
ana Ripke, B.J. Roughton,
Kadee Unger.
June 30 Ryan Bostelman,
Macy Doster, Brice Ferris,
Larry Grace, Emery Keeler,
Ethan Marlin, Kelly Porter,
Darsie Ripke.
July 1 Donna Etter,
Amanda LaBounty, Carmen
Lieb, Chloe Rose Parker,
Breck Ripke, Steven Shull,
Randy Wilhelm.
July 2 Sarah Flynn, Eu-
gene D. Wirts.
July 3 Jaclyn K. Buch-
man, Sandy Crisp, Ryan
Mapes, Jacob McDougall,
Miranda Mericle, Joe Ro-
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Caris, James Genero Jr., Lil-
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Rose Rios, Ashly Stafford,
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VanHorn, Audrey Walk.
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June 28 Greg and Jessica
Hicks.
June 29 Bill and Peggy
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Eddy.
June 30 Mr. and Mrs. Roger
T. Miller, Stephen and Larraine
Papp.
July 1 Randy and Debbie
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July 2 Steve and Mary
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July 3 Bill and Georgia
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July 4 Lloyd and Shirley
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American Pickers
show picks Van Wert
VAN WERT American Pickers will
make their way to western Ohio and Indiana
and are looking to spend some time picking
in Van Wert County. The History Channels hit
television series American Pickers will be
in this area July 14-27 and is now actively
seeking locations to feature in Van Wert
County.
The documentary-style show follows pro-
fessional pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank
Fritz on adventures that bring them to small
towns across the country in search of unique
Americana and fascinating people.
Were looking for people with barns, ware-
houses and out buildings full of odd, unique,
and interesting collections, said Anthony Ro-
driguez, casting associate producer with Cine-
flix USA. We also love to explore the history
of the locations tied to the items. Mike and
Frank are always looking for great characters
too the kinds of people within the nooks,
crannies and back roads of this big country.
Our favorite picks feature multiple buildings
crammed with lots of cool stuff. We love for
our guys to really work for what they find,
digging through piles and coming up with
treasure.
Mike and Frank area longtime pickers or
as they call themselves modern archaeolo-
gists. They drive the back roads of America
knocking on doors, digging through barns and
basements, and sifting through junkyards and
warehouses. The dirty, rusty treasures and an-
tiques they pull out of these places are not just
given a new life; theyre saved for future gen-
erations to appreciate. Along the way the guys
meet the amazing people and interesting
places that make America great.
How exciting for the Van Wert commu-
nity! Many of our county residents have treas-
ure troves waiting to be discovered by Mike
and Frank, commented Van Wert Chamber
president/CEO Susan Munroe. The stories
and journeys attached to those treasures as
shared by their owners is often whats the best
part of the show.
American Pickers is not currently looking
for: farming / agriculture items, tools, glass-
ware, appliances, tractors, crocks, stoves,
country primitives. The American Pickers do
not go to shops, antique malls, auctions or flea
markets. The shows producers will scout the
Van Wert area to find the best locations and
casting opportunities before filming begins.
Anyone with items listed below that might
be interested in being featured on the show
should email your name, phone number, ad-
dress and a brief description of the items,
along with pictures to chamber@van-
wertchamber.com no later than Friday, June
27. For additional information about the show
visit www.history.com/shows/american-pick-
ers.
Heres what they are looking for:
Airline collectibles Pan Am, TWA, etc.
Antique casino or gaming machines
Bicycles pre-1960s to turn of the cen-
tury
Casino tables
Civil War antiques
Classic motorcycle memorabilia
Early Boy Scout items
Early Halloween items
Extraordinary mobster memorabilia
Firefighter collectibles
Folk art
Hawaiiana or Tiki collectibles
Late 1970s and earlier military items
Motor scooters Vespas, Lambretta,
Cushman
Motorcycles
Musical instruments
Old advertising signage
Old movie posters
Old rodeo items
Old toys tin, windup, cast iron
Pinball and slot machines
Pre-1940s Christmas items
Pre-1940s telephones
Pre-1950s vending machines
Pre-1950s Western or equestrian gear
Pre-1960s TV merchandise
Pre-1960s vintage diner collectibles
Pre-1970s old neon signs
Strange woodcarvings
Taxidermy
Unusual radios transistor or tabletop
Vintage advertising items
Vintage BB guns or cap guns
Vintage collegiate collectibles
Vintage concert posters and T-shirts
Vintage election memorabilia
Vintage gas pumps
Vintage movie memorabilia
Vintage police officer collectibles
Vintage sports collectibles
Main Street in Haviland.
12:07 p.m. An Antwerp res-
ident of Madison Street re-
ported a dog bite.
12:18 p.m. Dog complaint
was handled on Road 203 in
Washington Township.
2:23 p.m. Report of dogs at-
tacking dogs in Latty Village
was investigated.
2:33 p.m. Paulding and Oak-
wood EMS units were encoded
for an assault on Road 171 in
Brown Township. The Pauld-
ing unit made a transport.
5:12 p.m. Dog complaint
came in from Latty Village.
Tuesday, June 17
7:09 a.m. Prowler report
came in from Ohio 637 in
Auglaize Township.
7:20 a.m. An owner of prop-
erty on Road 144 in Paulding
Township reported someone
had been tearing up their park-
ing area.
7:35 a.m. Dog complaint
came in from Road 232 in
Emerald Township.
12:15 p.m. A dog complaint
was handled on Ohio 66 in
Auglaize Township.
12:59 p.m. Theft of a purse
was investigated in Latty Vil-
lage.
1:56 p.m. Possible identifi-
cation theft was reported by a
subject who came on station.
6:16 p.m. A Crane Township
resident of US 127 told
deputies someone was messing
with their house.
6:26 p.m. Sean Sprouse was
arrested by deputies.
10:08 p.m. A consent search
of a vehicle was conducted on
US 24 at Road 83 in Crane
Township.
11:36 p.m. Telephone ha-
rassment was looked into on
Ohio 637 in Jackson Township.
Wednesday, June 18
12:03 a.m. Threats were
made to a resident of Road 169
in Brown Township.
10:28 a.m. Theft complaint
was investigated on West Oak
in Payne.
10:47 a.m. Deputies arrested
Josh Kochenour.
4:14 p.m. Dog complaint
was lodged from West Wall
Street in Paulding.
5:01 p.m. Payne Fire De-
partment was encoded for
weather watch at the request of
the EMS director.
5:27 p.m. A Payne resident
of South Laura Street made a
dog complaint.
6:11 p.m. Dog complaint
was handled on West Merrin
Street in Payne.
8:29 p.m. Four-wheelers
were seen on Main Street in
Cecil.
Thursday, June 19
7:20 a.m. Deputies had a ve-
hicle towed from a traffic stop
on Road 143 in Emerald
Township.
Mawer named chief nursing officer
PAULDING Kyle Mawer
has been appointed to the po-
sition of Chief Nursing Offi-
cer at Paulding County
Hospital.
He joined the hospital in
2007 as a Registered Nurse
and most recently held the
dual position of director of
surgery and nursing informa-
tion systems. In his new role
he will be responsible for the
provision of nursing care
throughout the facility and
physician offices.
He holds an associate of
science in nursing from the
University of Saint Francis;
bachelor of science in nursing
from Western Governors Uni-
versity; and is currently com-
pleting a masters of business
administration in healthcare
management.
Mawer is a native of Pauld-
ing County and is currently
building a new home in the
area. He, his wife, Sarah, and
infant daughter, Hannah, re-
side in Paulding. KYLE MAWER
Barnes awarded department honor
Paulding native Laurie Barnes was recently
named among the University of Cincinnatis
Communications Department as an alumni
champion.
Barnes, who received her BA in 1983, is pres-
ident of Maple Tree Lab Consulting in Chicago.
She is a 1979 alumna of Paulding High School.
Three reasons were given for naming these
champions. First, in anticipation of the depart-
ments 50th anniversary in Oct. 9-11. Next, it
builds value for the program by showing what
can be done with a BA or MA degree.
Finally, the champions are expected to be
looked to for advice and support for the depart-
ment in an effort ...to move the Friends of
Communication from an umbrella concept to
a more formal advisory board and organiza-
tion...
Barnes is the daughter of the Burl and Ellie
Barnes of Paulding.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 7A
A FOODIE BUCKET LIST
I have always been a foodie.
I like to eat, read recipes, try
different ingredients and love
to cook. Cooking methods that
I use today are somewhat dif-
ferent than what my mama and
grandma used. Grandma
would tend to fry up good old
greasy ham, fried potatoes,
bacon and pork chops. One
special dish she cooked was
red kidney beans and cream
style corn mixed together. She
called it
kali-kamash. To some foodies
this combination may sound
strange, but actually it is quite
delicious. I know also that
when she made a salad, it was
usually head lettuce chopped
up with a homemade mayon-
naise dressing on it. I grew up
believing that was the only
kind of salad dressing that ex-
isted.
It was after I was grown that
I began to experiment in the
kitchen. Of course, one new
food item in the 60s was pizza.
Remember the boxed pizza
you made yourself called Chef-
Boy-Ar-Dee? I havent made
one of those in years, but they
still have them on the shelves.
One pizza I now enjoy making
is a bacon and mashed potato
pizza. This may sound strange,
but it is really good. Would you
try it?
I also like food such as lob-
ster, crab legs, shrimp cock-
tails, all types of fish and
seafood. I love Italian and Chi-
nese food and experimenting
with different stir-frys and
sauces.
One thing I have never really
had the desire to cook or eat is
wild game. Not too long ago, a
friend of mine hit a raccoon
with his car. He stopped his car
and got out and another vehicle
pulled up behind him. The oc-
cupant in the other car said,
What are you going to do with
that coon?
My friend replied, I dont
know, but want to get it off the
road.
The guy said excitedly, Oh
my! Can we have it?
Of course, said my friend.
What are you going to do with
it?
The delighted driver of the
other car said, Hey we are
going to have coon for supper
tonight! Want to join us?
There is a lot of food I have
A Penny For
Your Thoughts....
By: Nancy Whitaker
not tried, but I prefer not to eat
road kill.
There is actually a foodie
bucket list of 100 foods you
should try before you die. I am
not going to list all of them, but
it is fun to see how many you
have eaten. Read the list and
cross off those you have tried.
Here they are: abolone; alliga-
tor; bagel and lox; bird nest
soup; carp; caviar; fondue;
fried green tomatoes; smores;
snake; crickets; chocolate cov-
ered ants; dandelion greens;
black pudding made with
blood, Pon Hoss; snake; wild
hog; buffalo; mashed potato
pizza; liver; and last but not
least, raccoon.
I counted and I have only
tried six, however, to try some
of those foods is not a top pri-
ority on my food bucket list. I
would rather live dangerously
and eat ice cream, pizza, pie,
cake, lots of whipped cream
and homemade fudge. To eat
more of them would be on my
list.
How many food items have
you tried on this list? What is
on your food bucket list? Let
me know and Ill give you a
Penny for Your Thoughts.
Signs of Asian longhorned beetles
By Mark Holtsberry
Education specialist
Paulding SWCD
Trees in Ohio are under attack by foreign in-
vaders. The Asian longhorned beetle was ac-
cidentally introduced to the United States
from Asia in 1996 and has been wreaking
havoc on trees in Massachusetts, New York,
New Jersey, Illinois and now Ohio. The Asian
longhorned beetle was found in Clermont
County in June 2011. The beetle threatens
Ohios $2.5 billion in standing maple timber
and the $5 billion nursery industry, which em-
ploys 240,000.
In an effort to prevent the spread of this in-
sect, numerous restrictions regarding the
transportation of branches, roots and stumps
have been implemented. These efforts have
successfully led to the eradication of the beetle
in Illinois and New Jersey. Citizens can assist
in these efforts by checking trees for the
spread of the Asian longhorned beetle by look-
ing for the telltale signs of infestation.
The pest loves to munch on maple, ash,
birch and elm trees. It bores into the tissue that
conducts water and nutrients to the tree, caus-
ing it to starve.
Mature beetles emerge from trees in late
May through October and will leave behind
dime-size (a quarter of an inch or larger), per-
fectly round exit holes. There will also be shal-
low scars in bark where the eggs are laid.
Sawdust-like materials called frass, can be
seen on the ground and the branches. The
branches themselves may be dead or dying.
The final sign is spotting the beetle itself.
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FSA: Possible compensation to
farmers who suffer disaster loss
By JIM LANGHAM
Progress Feature Writer
Farmers who experienced
livestock forage loss, espe-
cially in the drought summer of
2012 or who experienced live-
stock loss, especially in this
past hard winter, could be eli-
gible for assistance through the
Livestock Forage Disaster Pro-
gram, says Paulding County
Farm Service Agent (FSA)
Philip Lautenschlager.
According to Lauten-
schlager, the 2014 Farm Bill
makes the Livestock Forage
Disaster Program a permanent
program and provides author-
ity retroactive to Oct. 1, 2011
to cover eligible losses. The
program provides compensa-
tion to eligible livestock pro-
ducers who suffered grazing
losses on or after Oct. 1, 2011
due to drought or fire.
Eligibility of a county af-
fected by drought is deter-
mined by the U.S. Drought
Monitor severity index and the
duration of the designations
during the normal grazing pe-
riod.
Paulding County met the
lowermost eligibility tier, being
assigned a D2 (severe drought)
index for eight consecutive
weeks between June 19, 2012
and Aug. 13, 2012, said Laut-
enschlager. Those signing up
for grazing losses that occurred
between Oct. 1, 2011 and Dec.
31, 2014, have until Jan. 30,
2015 to sign up for the pro-
gram.
The new farm bill also
makes the Livestock Indemnity
Program a permanent program
and provides retroactive au-
thority to Oct. 1, 2011 to cover
eligible losses, said the agent.
This legislation provides
compensation to eligible live-
stock producers who have suf-
fered livestock death losses in
excess of normal mortality due
to adverse weather and attacks
by animals reintroduced into
the wild by the federal govern-
ment, Lautenschlager said.
The final date to submit a
notice of loss and application
for payment for livestock that
died between Oct. 1, 2011 and
Dec. 31, 2014 is Jan. 30, 2015.
Lautenschlager said that
there is particular interest in
Paulding County for available
assistance for those who have
lost honeybees due to disease,
adverse weather, or other ex-
treme conditions such as bliz-
zards or wildfires. He noted
that assistance is available in
defined circumstances for
those not covered by the forage
disaster plan or livestock in-
demnity plan. However, appli-
cation for assistance must be
filed by Nov. 14, 2014.
Also of benefit to Paulding
County farmers could be pro-
viding financial assistance to
qualifying orchardists and
nursery tree growers to replant
or rehabilitate eligible trees,
bushes and vines damaged by
natural disasters.
Of immediate concern, said
Lautenschlager, is for farmers
to submit production reports
for ACRE participants by July
15 of this year.
Of immediate interest is the
importance for ACRE partici-
pants to submit records of their
2013 production by no later
than this July 15.
Also, Lautenschlager noted
that the Paulding County FSA
office has been assigned a new
FAX number. Those submit-
ting documents by FAX are
asked to use the number, 855-
841-6796 when doing so.
Paulding County Farm Service Agent (FSA) Philip Lautenschlager
explains several programs to help compensate county farmers who
have encountered a variety of disasters in recent years.
Richard Lauffer, facilitator from Ohio Emergency Management, instructs many of the partici-
pants who were actively involved in the Local Emergency Planning Commission exercise. The
mock tornado disaster took place on Saturday at Latty.
Large turnout for LEPC
safety training exercise
By JIM LANGHAM
Feature Writer
LATTY In excess of 86
people turned out last Satur-
day for a full scale Local
Emergency Planning Com-
mission (LEPC) exercise.
Following a briefing at the
operations Emergency Oper-
ations Center (EOC), the exer-
cise split up into different
phases including the Mercer
Landmark (Latty facility),
Nazarene Church (blood draws)
and Paulding County Hospital
(to receive the injured).
The planned exercise began
when a (fictitious) call was
made from Mercer Landmark
that a strong tornado had hit the
facility and a number of anhy-
drous ammonia nurse tanks had
been ruptured. As a result, it ap-
peared that there was a valve
leakage on a 30,000 gallon stor-
age tank and numerous anhy-
drous ammonia cars had rolled
over. There were also a couple
of farmers hauling chemicals at
the site when the tornado hit and
there were a number of employ-
ees injured.
The 911 dispatch was respon-
sible for paging Scott Fire De-
partment which had jurisdiction
of the area. Mutual aid was re-
quested from Payne and Grover
Hill fire departments. The
Emergency Management
Agency (EMA) was already ac-
tive in the situation because it
was tracking the storms as they
moved through the county.
Following the passage of the
tornado and front, winds had
switched to the east, gusting to
25 miles per hour, which carried
the vapor plume over the village
of Latty.
At that point of the exercise,
the Incident Command System
(ICS) was responsible to deter-
mine how personnel could
safely approach the scene and
remove the victims for transport
to the hospital. Also, the ICS
was to determine whether occu-
pants of the homes in the area
should shelter in place or evac-
uate.
Instructions for the exercise
required that the EOC would
give support on weather deci-
sions, evacuation decisions and
input on the product involved.
Any victims were transferred to
Paulding County Hospital with
the emergency room testing
their hazmat protocol and treat-
ment of inhalation/burns vic-
tims.
Julie Rittenhouse, EMA di-
rector for Defiance County,
noted there were several objec-
tives that were outlined for the
exercise. Those included the ini-
tial notification of response
agencies, incident command,
emergency operations center,
population protection actions,
traffic and access control, shel-
ter management, EMS and hos-
pital services.
We manage the resources
here (EOC) and the event is
simulated in Latty, said Ritten-
house on Saturday.
The EOC was located in a
conference room of the Pauld-
ing County Sheriff Department,
which was actively involved in
the exercise.
Paulding County Sheriff
Jason Landers said that while
there are always areas to im-
prove, he was very pleased with
the turnout and diligence of
those who signed up to be in-
volved in the training.
The interest and work in-
volved in this was outstanding,
said Landers. This was a big
step in training our county peo-
ple for such an incident. Im
sure we learned a lot in these
few hours.
This is a full scale emer-
gency operation exercise, said
Richard Lauffer, facilitator for
the Ohio Emergency Manage-
ment. This is large enough that
we felt the need to open an EOC
to coordinate this event from the
Paulding County Sheriffs Of-
fice.
The general assessment of
the exercise is that it was
done to learn mistakes that
were made so we will per-
form better when an actual in-
cident occurs, said Paulding
County Commissioner Roy
Klopfenstein. Communica-
tion is always a challenge when
we have multiple sites and a lot
of things that we need.
Richard Lauffer took all of the
evaluation sheets with him, said
Klopfenstein, to compose and
mail back to county officials.
Those involved in planning
the exercise were Bob Herber,
Cecil Fire Department; Bill Ed-
wards, health department and
chairman of the LEPC; Sheriff
Landers; Jamie Mansfield,
Payne Fire Chief; Ben Snyder,
Mercer Landmark safety chair-
man; Rittenhouse, Defiance
County EMA; and Commis-
sioner Klopfenstein.
8A - Paulding County Progress Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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Worship service at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 11:15 a.m.; Wed. worship
at 6 pm. Church office is located at 308 N. Main St.
Pentecostal Church of God, 601 W. Caroline St., Paulding, Elder
George Robinson, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at noon,
prayer services Monday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at noon, Bible study
at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Pioneer Christian Ministries, County Road 108 and Ohio 637, Paulding,
Rev. Chuck Oliver, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30
a.m., and Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. including a youth service on at
least three Wednesday evenings.
Rose Hill Church of God, corner of SR 637 and Charloe Trail, Paulding,
399-3113, Pastor Ron Hofacker, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday wor-
ship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday service from 7-8 p.m. with childrens hour.
St. John Lutheran ChurchELCA, 7611 Road 87, Briceton, Pastor
Karen Stetins, church telephone number is 419-399-4962 or 419-399-
2320. Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive (P.O. Box
156), Paulding, Pastor Karen Stetins, church telephone number is 399-
2320, Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.
PAYNE AND OUTLYING AREAS
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 203 W. Townline, Payne, 399-2576, Pas-
tor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 4 p.m.
Edgerton Wesleyan Church, 1717 Bertha St., Woodburn, (Edgerton)
Ind. 46797, Pastor Dave Dignal, church telephone number is 260-632-
4008, Sunday school at 9 a.m., childrens church at 10 a.m., worship at
10 a.m., home groups at 6 p.m., Wednesday evening services at 6:30
p.m..
Living Water Ministries, Contemporary worship service Sunday nights
at 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., The Well church for kids, Sunday mornings from
10-11:30 a.m. The church is currently in the process of relocating. For lo-
cation information, contact Pastor Rich Phelan, 419-263-2728.
Payne Church of Christ, 220 West Merrin Street, Payne, Pastor Mikeal
George. Sunday worship at 9:30 am. 419-263-2092; 419-574-2150 (cell).
Payne Church of the Nazarene, 509 E. Orchard St. (Ohio 500) Payne,
Pastor Mike Harper, 263-2422, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday wor-
ship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday night service at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday prayer
meeting at 7:30 p.m.
St. Jacob United Church of Christ, southwest corner of Oak and
Hyman streets, Payne, Rev. Jim Langham, 263-2763. Sunday School 9
a.m, Church service-10 a.m.
St. James Lutheran Church NALC, West Townline Street (P.O. Box
42), Payne, 263-2129, Pastor Fred Meuter, 260-492-2581. Sunday School
at 9 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, (P.O. Box 154) 312 South Main
Street, Payne, Rev. David Rohrer, church telephone number is 263-2418,
parsonage telephone number is 263-2017, Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sun-
day worship at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Editors Note: If your church doesnt have service times listed, please
contact the Paulding County Progress office to notify of Sunday service
times.
worship at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.
PAULDING AND OUTLYING
Bethel United Methodist, Forders Bridge, Cecil, Pastor Kevin Doseck
(419) 899-4153, worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Bethlehem Temple Pentecostal, 818 West Jackson Street, Paulding,
399-3770, Rev. Burpo, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 12
p.m.
Calvary Bible Church, Ohio 111 West across from Paulding County
Hospital, 399-4919, elders John Mohr, 260-632-4356, Bob Fessel 419-399-
3398, Don Baer 419-399-5805. Sunday school at 9 a.m., morning worship
at 10:15 a.m.
Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil. Pastor Ted Ramey.
Sun. school 10:00 am, Worship service 11 am, Sun. eve. 6 pm, Wed.
eve. 6 pm.
Cecil First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Cecil, Sunday worship
at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m.
Christian Fellowship Church, Paulding High School Auditeria, 10
a.m. Sunday. Pastor Greg Cramer.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 417 N. Main, Paulding, 399-2576,
Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday
at 10:30 a.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1275 Emerald Road, Paulding, 419-399-
5061, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., worship services at 10:45 a.m. and
6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Drew Gardner.
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1233 Emerald Road,
Paulding, 419-399-4576, Sunday school 9 a.m., Worship service 10
a.m. Interim pastor is Rev. Dr. Paul Biery.
First Presbyterian Church, 114 West Caroline Street, Paulding, 399-
2438, Rev. David Meriwether, 9:00am Sunday school (youth and adult),
9:15 a.m. praise singing, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship. Communion 1st
Sunday each month. No 1st Wednesday supper.
House of Love Ministries, 220 N. Williams St., Paulding. Pastor
Predest (Dwayne) Richardson or Sister Brenda Richardson, 419-399-
9205 or 419-796-8718, Sunday worship at 3 p.m. Jail Ministry, Food
Ministry, Outreach Ministry. Overcomer Outreach - a Christian 12-steap
meeting, Sundays at 5 p.m.
New Beginnings Church (Church of God), Cecil, Pastor Roy Burk,
399-5041, Sunday worship at 11 a.m.
Paulding Church of Christ, East Perry Street, Paulding, Minister
Christopher Reno, 419-399-4761. Bible school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m.
Paulding Church of the Nazarene, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding, 399-
3932, Pastor Jeremy Thompson, Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., Sunday
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 p.m.: Kids Summer Jam
(ages 4-4th grade), Preteen class (5th-6th grade), Teen group (7th-
12th grade), and adult service. Wednesday at 7 p.m.: Teen group (7th-
12th grade), adult bible study and prayer. Nursery available for all
services.
Paulding Family Worship Center, 501 West Perry Street, Paulding,
399-3525, Rev. Monte Moore, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Jonathan L. Hoagland, 587-3376, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.,
Morning worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening gospel hour at 6 p.m.,
Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m.
Grover Hill Zion United Methodist Church, corner of First and Harrison,
587-3941; Pastor Mike Waldron, 419-238-1493 or 419-233-2241 (cell).
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:20 a.m., nursery avail-
able during all services.
Mandale Church of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio 66, Pastor Justin
Sterrett, 419-786-9878, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at
10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday prayer meeting at 7 p.m.
Middle Creek United Methodist Church, County Road 24, Grover Hill,
Pastor William Sherry, Sunday worship at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:15
a.m., Sunday evening Bible study at 6 p.m.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Grover Hill, County Road 151, Sun-
day school at 9:30 a.m., Pastor David Prior, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.,
Wednesday evening prayer meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Roselms Christian Church, Ohio 114, Pastor Gary Church, 594-2445,
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
HAVILAND/LATTY/SCOTT
Apostolic Christian Church, 12867 Road 82, Haviland, 399-5220, wor-
ship service at 10:30 a.m.
Country Chapel United Methodist Church, Haviland, 419-622-5746,
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m.
Latty Zion Baptist Church, Latty, Pastor Levi Collins Jr., 399-2748, Sun-
day school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11:15 a.m.
Harvest Field Pentecostal Church of God, 13625 Road 12, Scott, Pastor
Terry Martin, 419-622-2026, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning
worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 6 pm, Wednesday
evening worship at 7:00 pm, Wednesday Youth Group at 7 pm.
Friends United Methodist Church, Latty, Pastor Ron Johnson. Sunday
worship at 9 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m.
OAKWOOD/MELROSE AREAS
Auglaize Chapel Church of God, rural Oakwood, 3 miles south and half
mile west on County Road 60, Pastor Stan Harmon, 594-2248, Sunday
worship at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday services
for children, youth and adults at 7:00 p.m.
Melrose United Methodist Church, Melrose, 594-2076, Pastor Eileen
Kochensparger 399-5818; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at
10:30 a.m., Wednesday Bible study and prayer at 7 p.m.
Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, corner of Harmon and Second
streets, Oakwood, Pastor Eric Dailey. 419-594-2992. Sunday worship at
9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10:45 a.m., Bible Study Wednesdays at 10
a.m.
Prairie Chapel Bible Church, one mile east and a half-mile north of Oak-
wood on the corner of Roads 104 and 209, Pastor Earl Chapman, 594-
2057, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m., evening
ANTWERP AND SURROUNDING
Antwerp Community Church, 704 S. Erie St., SR 49, Antwerp; Pastor
Ricky L. Grimes 419-258-2069. Bible Study Fellowship 9:30 am; Contem-
porary Worship 10:30 am, Wednesday Discipleship Study, 7:00 pm
Antwerp United Methodist Church, East River Street, Rev. Pastor Mike
Schneider, church telephone number is 258-4901, Comtemporaty service
Sunday 8:30a.m., Sunday school 9:30a.m., Traditional Service 10:30a.m.
Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 303 S. Monroe, Antwerp. Office: 417 N.
Main, Paulding, 399-2576, Pastor Very Rev. G. Allan Fillman, Masses: Sun-
day at 8:30am.
First Baptist Church, 5482 CR 424, Pastor Todd Murray, 258-2056,
Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.,
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 126 W. River St., Pastor Mike Pennington,
258-2864, Sunday school at 11:15 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:00 a.m.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 2937 US 24, 258-2290. Public
talk 10 a.m. Sunday, Congregation Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School
& Service Meeting, Theocratic school 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastor Robert Becker. Sunday school at
9 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.
Riverside Christian Church, 15413 St. Rt. 49, (corner Ohio 49 and
Road 192), Antwerp. 258-3895, Pastor Regan Clem.
ARTHUR/FIVE SPAN AREA
Apostolic Christian Church, 13562 Road 147, Defiance (Junction), 399-
3121, William Schlatter, Elder, Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and 12:30
p.m., Sunday school at 1 p.m., Wednesday services at 7:30 p.m.
Bethel Christian Church, Ohio 66, Defiance (Arthur), Pastor Christopher
Baker, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
Church of Christ, corner of County Roads 166 and 191, Evangelist Lon-
nie Lambert, 399-5022, Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Bible
study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Junction Bible Christian Church, County Road 111, Defiance (Junction),
393-2671 or JunctionBible@copper.net, Rev. C. Joseph Fifer, Sunday
school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship follows at 10:30 a.m & Bible Study on
Wed. at 7pm.
Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, County Road 180, Defiance
(Junction), Rev. Alan Ray Newsome, Sunday worship at 11 a.m., evening
service at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m.
Rock Church, SR 637, Five Span-Arthur area, Pastor Bobby Branham
393-2924, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m., Sun-
day evening worship at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening worship at 7 p.m.,
Youth Service Wednesday at 7 p.m.
GROVER HILL AND OUTLYING
Bible Baptist Church, corner of Cleveland and Perry streets, Grover
Hill, Pastor Pat Holt, 587-4021, Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship
at 11 a.m., Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer meeting
at 7 p.m.
Grover Hill Church of the Nazarene, Maple and East Jackson streets,
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HOMESPUN
By
JIM LANGHAM
My new friend in wings
Its been nearly two weeks
ago now that I became aware
of a brand new friend. He
may have actually been there
sooner, but he caught my eye
the day he greeted me with a
song and dance that was
graceful and beautiful as any
Ive ever seen in nature.
Ronnie Redwing, who
poses as a red-winged
blackbird, has quickly be-
come the gatekeeper to the fa-
mous trail that I enjoy so
much when I walk in the
Limberlost Loblolly. Its a re-
stored wetland just south of
Geneva, Ind., developed in
honor of famed naturalist
writer, Gene Stratton-Porter.
It is no secret to those who
know me that the Lob, as
we call it around the area, has
become my refuge, my re-
storer of every kind of health
and my prayer garden of
quietness, usually several
times a week.
It took two or three visits
with Ronnie perching on a
small dead bush at the open-
ing of my trail before I re-
alized that he was introducing
himself for friendship. Once I
realized, I called him out, Hi
Ronnie, and he responded
with jumping up and down,
flapping his wings and actu-
ally singing his own tune to
me.
Day after day, I would
come to the Lob. Some days
as I approached and parked in
the parking lot right across
from the trailhead, the tree
would be empty but as I
drove into the parking lot,
suddenly, he appeared and
was chirping and waiting for
me at the trailhead.
One day about a week ago,
I took Joyce with me. I had
told her about Ronnie, on
faith, that the journey would
continue. Sure enough, as we
approached, Ron had already
perched himself in the tree
and was waiting for us. She
sat in the parking lot and read
a book while I did the trail.
But its not just about arriv-
ing, he is also waiting for me
when I return.
Joyce was astounded.
When I came to the car, with
Ronnie chirping in the back-
ground, she said, Jim, he
watched you for a long ways
on the trail. Finally he flew
off and flew around. But
when he saw you return, he
came flying out of the woods
and made sure that he was
waiting for you on the bush
when you returned.
As we left, I smiled. Joyce
rolled down the window of
the car and said, Bye, Ron-
nie, indicating that he had
won her heart.
One day late last week,
storms were approaching the
Lob while I was on the trail. I
kept my eye on the dark
clouds rolling in and geared
my walk according. As I
reached the end of the trail,
the wind was kicking up and
I could see sheets of rain in
the distance.
I said, Ronnie, you had
better take shelter, theres a
storm coming.
Ironically, he stayed in the
bush and watched until I got
into the car. As the rain
started to pelt the car, I
looked back and he was gone.
The next day, I saw him
hurrying toward the tree as
my car approached. And there
he was; my tender heart nearly
melted as I realized that he had
been taken care of during the
vicious storm. As I approached,
he flapped his wings and
chirped.
I said, Ronnie, youre safe,
God took care of you, and he
just chirped and turned his
head and looked at me. Then,
in a moment of a total spiritual
epiphany, I sang an old hymn
to him about God hiding us in
His shelter during the storm.
Goose bumps overtook me and
tears literally fell down my
cheeks as he sang his own song
while I was singing with him.
Last Friday was the 16th day
in a row that Ronnie appeared
on site. I was driving into the
parking lot and the bush was
empty. Suddenly, a little
shadow dove over the car and
on the bush at the head of my
trail.
When I returned, a man was
sitting in a van in the parking
lot taking in the sounds and
solitude of the Lob. Sure
enough, Ron came flying to his
perch and started chirping,
flapping his wings and talk-
ing to me.
That bird acts like he
knows you, said the gentle-
man. I smiled and said, Oh he
does, thats my friend, Ron-
nie, as I got into the car and
said, Bye, Ronnie, and drove
away.
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Commissioners Journal
Commissioners Journal June 11, 2014
This 11th day of June, 2014, the Board of County Com-
missioners met in regular session with the following
members present: Tony Zartman, Roy Klopfenstein, Fred
Pieper, and Nola Ginter, Clerk.
MEETING NOTES OF APPOINTMENTS
Joe Burkard, Claudia Fickel, Lou Ann Wannemacher,
Travis McGarvey, Cindy Peters Burkard reviewed the
recent revisions/modifications in the county employee
manual. The county commissioners adopted
CCAO/CORSAs manual by resolution on Dec. 20, 2012,
effective Jan. 1, 2013. The revisions made related to cal-
culating vacation benefits for full-time employees, specif-
ically those who have had previous full-time (with benefits)
employment with a political subdivision.
Fickel emphasized the importance of year-end employee
attendance reports. Because each office has the authority to
determine its own full-time hour requirements, it was sug-
gested that each office indicate the number of hours that of-
fice considers full-time on the attendance reports. By so
documenting, it will make calculating and accruing the em-
ployees vacation time easier and more accurate.
Vacation time must still be accrued the first year of full-
time employment (regardless of prior work experience) be-
fore the employee has paid time off. It was also noted that
accumulated sick leave is only paid out upon an employees
retirement.
Sheriff Jason Landers presented the sheriffs status/pro-
jection reports for the commissioners review. He noted the
inmate transport vehicle has been ordered. Sheriff Landers
also reported one of his deputies will be able to equip the
new EMA vehicle with the proper lights, radio, etc. He then
reminded the commissioners his office will begin union ne-
gotiations in October.
Jerry Zielke, Paulding County Economic Development,
was excited to announce the future expansion at the Herbert
E. Orr Company Inc. in Paulding. He. reported they plan to
file an EZ (enterprise zone) agreement and will apply for tax
abatement.
Herbert E. Orr Company plans to construct a 10,000-
square-foot building at an estimated cost of $680,000. The
expansion projects total cost is estimated to be $1 million
(building and additional equipment).
Zielke noted they will be working with the economic de-
velopment regional office for possible funding options.
Through the expansion, the company hopes to create five
new positions. Herbert E. Orr Company Inc. manufactures
auto parts for a variety of models.
Zielke further noted he is hopeful the recent improve-
ments to the Cecil sewer system will make the US 127/US
24 interchange more marketable for new business activity.
Niki Warncke, Maumee Valley Planning Organization
(MVPO); Janet Stroup, Mayor of Melrose; Ron Hunter,
Mayor of Broughton Warncke chaired the Second Public
Hearing for the FY 2014 CDBG Community Development
Program. She presented those present with a report that in-
cluded the seven projects as applied for by various entities.
Paulding County was allocated $75,000 for the FY 2014
CDBG Community Development Allocation Program.
MVPO retains $15,000 for administration and fair housing.
The remaining $60,000 may be awarded to up to three proj-
ects from the applications submitted.
After review of the submitted projects, the commissioners
elected to award to the Villages of Melrose and Broughton
and to Auglaize Township all three entities requesting new
tornado sirens. Warncke will work closely with the villages
and township during the bid process. The FY 2014 awarded
grant projects have a Dec. 31, 2015 completion date.
Warncke then focused on the FY 2014 CDBG Commu-
nity Development Competitive Critical Infrastructure Pro-
gram. This grant is based on citizen input and assessment of
need by local officials. Paulding County may apply for up to
$300,000. She reported the Village of Antwerp has submitted
a request for $145,000 for improvements to their village
water facility. MVPO will include their administrative allot-
ment and request a total of $165,000. Warncke emphasized
the Critical Infrastructure Program grant is competitive on a
statewide basis.
Tori Sinclair, CEBCO wellness coordinator; Kim Oliver,
Huntington Insurance Inc. Oliver reviewed Huntington In-
surances wellness services available. She also supplied sev-
eral reports generated from the medical information
employees entered on Formfire, being Medical Condition
Rating Summary, Rx Summary, Employee BMI Compari-
son.
APPOINTMENT OF A PAULDING COUNTY EMA
DIRECTOR
Klopfenstein moved to adopt the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of
Paulding County, Ohio, has received from the Paulding
County EMA Director Search Committee the recommen-
dation to appoint Mr. Edward Bohn as the Paulding
County Interim EMA Director; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Edward Bohn has accepted the posi-
tion and will begin his responsibilities as such on Monday,
June 16, 2014; now, therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Com-
missioners does hereby appoint Mr. Edward Bohn as the
Paulding County Interim EMA Director, effective Mon-
day, June 16, 2014.
IN THE MATTER OF MODIFYING THE 2014 AN-
NUAL APPROPRIATION (FUND 042)
Pieper moved to adopt the following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Com-
missioners does hereby modify the 2014 Annual Appro-
priation and hereby directs the Paulding County Auditor
to transfer funds in the Extension Center Fund (Fund 042),
to-wit; FROM: 042-001-00004/Extension Center/Sup-
plies TO: 042-001-00003/Extension Center/Repairs
AMOUNT: $500.
IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING AND DI-
RECTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF
PAULDING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO SUB-
MIT A FISCAL YEAR 2014 COMMUNITY DEVEL-
OPMENT ALLOCATION PROGRAM GRANT
APPLICATION FOR THE SMALL CITIES COM-
MUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
FUNDS TO THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERV-
ICES AGENCY
Pieper moved to adopt the following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED,
SECTION 1: That the Paulding County Board of Com-
missioners authorizes the President of the Board of Com-
missioners as official representative of the Paulding
County Commissioners upon the approval of a Commu-
nity Development Allocation Program application in the
amount of $75,000 to participate in the State of Ohio, De-
velopment Services Agency, Small Cities Community De-
velopment Program and provide all information and
documentation required in said application for submis-
sion.
SECTION 2: That the Paulding County Board of Com-
missioners hereby approves filing an application for fi-
nancial assistance under the Small Cities Community
Development Block Grant Community Development Pro-
gram.
IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORIZING AND DI-
RECTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF
PAULDING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO SUB-
MIT A FISCAL YEAR 2014 COMMUNITY DEVEL-
OPMENT COMPETITIVE CRITICAL
INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM GRANT APPLI-
CATION FOR THE SMALL CITIES COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS TO THE
See COMMISSIONERS, page 9A
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PHS grad faces long road to recovery
EDITORS NOTE: Sue and
Bob Brown of Oakwood
shared with us the following
story about their son, Derric
Brown, a Paulding High
School graduate, who is cur-
rently recovering from a
stroke.
On April 12, we got the
devastating news our son,
Derric, was being taken to
Riverside Hospital via an
EMS. He had suffered a
stroke at his sons baseball
game. On Sunday, he was
very talkative, but it was evi-
dent he had aphasia. On Mon-
day, his church family called
together a prayer service to be
held at 7:30 that night; later,
the priest told me had never
seen this done and for 75 peo-
ple to show up was amazing.
What was truly amazing,
divine intervention I would
say, is that late Monday after-
noon Derric went into a coma
and his brain began to swell.
So at the time his church fam-
ily was praying, he was being
wheeled into surgery for an
emergency craniotomy. We
were told without the surgery
he had maybe six hours to
live. The next few days are a
blur that I dont want to re-
member. We spent 10 days at
Riverside with NO idea what
the future held.
On April 21, he was moved
to the Ohio Rehab facility,
where for the first time, we
were given hope. Derric does
have aphasia, meaning the
words do not come, and he is
right side weak. He virtually
has no use of his right arm,
but is able to walk a short dis-
tance with a quad cane. We
are cautiously optimistic that
he regain use of his right side
and his speech will return. We
are blessed that he under-
stands us and has not lost his
incredible sense of humor.
During our weeks at rehab,
when he was napping, I
would try to catch up on read-
ing the newspapers. Several
times I noticed him looking at
the paper and I would ask if
he wanted to see it, and he
would say no. Then it dawned
on me he was looking for
the Progress! So I asked him,
and yes, that is what he
wanted. I always saved them
and he would read them when
he came home.
So he was looking at the
Progress when Darsi Face-
Timed him and she jokingly
said we should send his pic-
ture in reading it.
There is a carepage online
for Derric that at last count
had 784 signed up and many
of them are from Paulding
County, if not now, but origi-
nally. So I thought I would
send you this short synopsis
and perhaps you would want
to print it.
We brought Derric back to
his home in Marysville on
May 31, finding his street
lined with over 100 people.
The Marysville Journal Trib-
une did an article on him.
Derric was within weeks of
buying the funeral home that
he has worked at for 18 years,
so he has touched many peo-
ple in that capacity, as well as
being very involved with Ki-
wanis, Knights of Columbus,
Hospice, and other organiza-
tions as well as sports. But he
has lots of friends and family
here, too.
The Marysville Kiwanis
had a benefit for him Satur-
day, June 14. They stood,
along with Noahs baseball
team and friends, for six
hours at the main street inter-
sections in Marysville and
collected money. We are so
humbled by the outpouring of
love and support and will for-
ever be paying it forward. He
saw the surgeon last Friday,
who was amazed at how far
he has come. Derric is sched-
uled for surgery Wednesday,
June 25, to replace the piece
of skull removed.
We have been amazed at
the generosity shown him. In
reality, the future is very
scary now since he was the
principle bread winner. We
just take it one day at a time
and pray God has another
great plan for Derric.
Cards and well wishes may
be sent to Derric Brown at
1170 Bay Laurel, Marysville
OH 43040. A bank account
has been set up at Fifth Third
Bank in Derrics where dona-
tions can be directed.
THE PAULDING COUNTY PROGRESS GOES ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY The Paulding
Progress went to the Ohio Health Rehab in Columbus with Derric Brown and he would like to
thank everyone in his hometown for their continued prayers as he recovers from a massive stroke.
Derric Browns homecoming
By Corinne Bix
Special to the Progress
MARYSVILLE Some
would say any sporting event is
a metaphor for life. You win
some, you lose some and you
learn to rely on your teammates
because as the old adage goes,
there is no I in team.
Growing up my father
would talk about the Church
of Baseball, a reference from
the 1988 movie Bull
Durham. Annie Savoy
(played by Susan Sarandon)
said she had tried all the major
religions, worshipped Bud-
dha, Allah, Brahman, Vishnu,
Siva, trees, mushrooms, and
Isadora Duncan. However, it
is baseball that truly feeds the
soul, day in and day out.
While Church is a lofty term
for anything other than a true
House of God, perhaps Annie
was on to something. If we
look at life as our Church, and
find God anywhere and any-
time, we wont be limited to
communing with God just on
Sundays.
I find it interesting that I con-
nect Derric Brown and his
family with the game of base-
ball as it has been through
baseball that I have learned so
much about Derric, his family,
and their journey back from a
life altering event.
About a year ago I had the
opportunity to chat with Derric
Brown as we watched our
daughters play softball. Derric
is a funeral director at Manna-
smith Funeral Home and while
I have known Derric, Dee and
their two children, Noah and
Leah since 2007, I had always
been curious about why any-
one would choose mortuary
science as their career path.
Derric said it was simple... I
was led. Led to do something
that makes so many others
cringe, led to do something that
is a part of life that cant be
skipped. People dont ask ob-
stetricians why they like deliv-
ering babies, but the idea of
willingly consoling grief-
stricken families who have lost
loved ones, not to mention
preparing corpses for viewings
and burial. Well, that is some-
thing most people would do
anything to avoid.
At another ball game, this
time for Noah and my son, I
noticed a man and boy walk by.
After the man passed Derric,
he promptly turned to the boy
and said, That guy there (ges-
turing towards Derric)hes a
good guy. I inferred that Der-
ric had no doubt consoled this
anonymous man at a time of
grief, and Derrics kindness
would never be forgotten.
On Saturday, May 31 at 1:45
p.m., Derric Brown came
home to Bay Laurel Drive in
Marysville filled with family
and friends celebrating his
homecoming. On April 12,
seven weeks prior, Derric suf-
fered a massive stroke at his
sons 12U Mitts baseball game.
His son, Noah, had just hit a
game-saving triple allowing
play to continue as the team
was in danger of being run-
ruled. Had Noah not hit that
double, Derric would have
been driving home alone at the
time of his stroke. His wife
credits Noah, and in part the
game of baseball, for saving
her husbands life.
Derric Brown loves his wife,
loves his children, family and
friends. That was evidenced the
last weekend of May as Derric
made his way down the side-
walk greeting, hugging, and
kissing so many who have fol-
lowed his amazing journey,
prayed and cheered on his suc-
cesses.
Annie Savoy would tell you
sometimes you make a bad
trade but bad trades are a part
of baseball. The stroke on
April 12 was a bad trade, but
Derric is strong and I believe his
wife may be even stronger and
this bad trade is but a detour
that has already brought about
great things.
Derric was led to his career,
led to his family and now led to
inspire and motivate so many as
he has come back so valiantly
from a life-changing event.
Its a long season and you
gotta trust it. Ive tried em all.
I really have, and the only
church that truly feeds the soul,
day in, day out, is the church of
Baseball.
Annie Savoy, Bull
Durham.
Corinne Bix is a writer from
Marysville.
OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERV-
ICES AGENCY
Pieper moved to adopt the follow-
ing resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED,
SECTION 1: That the Paulding
County Board of Commissioners au-
thorizes the President of the Board of
Commissioners as official represen-
tative of the Paulding County Com-
missioners upon the approval of a
Community Development Competi-
tive Critical Infrastructure Program
application in the amount up to
$300,000 to participate in the State of
Ohio, Development Services
Agency, Small Cities Community
Development Program and provide
all information and documentation
required in said application for sub-
mission.
SECTION 2: That the Paulding
County Board of Commissioners
hereby approves filing an application
for financial assistance under the
Small Cities Community Develop-
ment Block Grant Community De-
velopment Program.
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ACME Baseball
Pauldings Gonzales no-hits Lancers
By Nick Johnson
DHI Media Correspondent
PAULDING Rising senior Treston Gonzales
was on his game early as Pauldings ACME squad
hosted Lincolnview last Thursday night. Gonzales
overpowered the Lancers, striking out the side in
order in the opening inning, and held Lincolnview
without a hit as the Panthers claimed a 3-0 win.
Gonzales fanned 13 in the no-hitter. He walked
five.
Treston has been a workhorse since he was a
freshman, said Panther coach Matt Arellano. He
has a great fastball and has good command most
days. He works really hard on the mound. Keep-
ing him focused sometimes is hard, but he is a
very good pitcher and he is very talented pitcher.
Gonzales talent was on display throughout the
evening. He recorded at least two punch outs in
each of the games first four innings, reaching
double digits before the fifth.
Lincolnview southpaw Jalen Roberts was able
to match Gonzales through the front four frames,
but the Panthers finally broke through with a two
out single in the bottom half of the fifth for the
games first hit.
Im proud of Jalens performance, said
Lancer coach Dana Roberts. We have not seen
the field in a week and weather didnt help us out
(Wednesday). Im tipping my hat to Paulding and
(its) pitcher, tonight. We just couldnt get the
timely hits when we needed to.
Paulding took advantage of some spotty Lin-
colnview defense, staking its pitcher to an early
2-run advantage in the home half of the first. Gon-
zales and Alex Arellano each scored a run thanks
to Lincolnview errors.
The Panthers tacked on a run in the sixth, ex-
tending to a 3-0 lead. Once again, sloppy defense
aided in the rally. Arellano reached base via a
Lancer miscue and Jarrett Sitton cashed hm in
with a run scoring double to deep center field.
Roberts held the Panthers to one run in the inning,
getting a comebacker and a strikeout to escape
further damage.
Errors really cost us, conceded the elder
Roberts after the game.
With the no-hitter intact, Gonzales faced Tyler
Richey to begin the seventh. Richey scorched a
liner back to the mound that Gonzales gloved for
the first out. He struck out the next two batters,
but needed to get one extra hitter thanks to a wild
pitch on the third strike to Nick Motycka, who
beat a throw to first, extending the game. Motycka
eventually wound up at third, but was stranded
there as Gonzales induced a ground out to com-
plete the gem.
Paulding moves to 8-4 on the ACME season
while Lincolnview falls even at 2-2 this summer.
Paulding Jr. ACME
lose two in tournament

The Paulding junior varsity ACME baseball team participated
in the opening sectional round of the state tournament this week-
end. The double elimination tourney had the Panthers traveling to
Hicksville where the host Aces defeated Paulding 10-3 in game.
In the second match up the Aces managed three runs in the bottom
of the fourth to outlast the Panthers 3-2.
Both Hicksville and Paulding each had only one win entering
tournament action with the Aces at 1-7 and Paulding 1-5.
Game 1:
Hicksville 5 Paulding 3
In the first game Hicksville picked up a quick run in the opening
frame to take a 1-0 lead. Paulding answered with three runs of
their own in the top half of the second to take a 3-1 lead. Unfor-
tunately for the Panthers, the home team Aces tacked on four runs
in their half of the second to hold a 5-3 advantage. Hicksville went
on to add a run in the fourth and fifth innings and three more in
the sixth.
The winning pitcher for the Aces was Blake Stairhime. He went
the distance, allowing just four hits while striking out five.
Alex Estrada was on the mound through five innings for Pauld-
ing and gave up eight runs while allowing eight walks and three
hits. Estrada totaled nine strike outs in the loss. Blake Dobbelaere
pitched one inning in relief and allowed two runs on two hits while
walking two.
At the plate, Ryan Nicelley led the Panthers with a single and
double with teammate Adrian Daniel adding an RBI single. The
other Panther hit was delivered by Blake Dobbelaere.
Leading hitters for Hicksville included Brady Hootman with
two singles and Dante Klender also with a couple of singles. Each
player also contributed an RBI.
Game 2:
Hicksville 3 Paulding 2
After three scoreless innings, the Paulding Panthers finally
crossed home plate with two runs in the top half of the fourth in-
ning. The two runs placed Paulding in the drivers seat with a 2-
0 lead, but the Aces had other ideas.
In the bottom of the fourth, Hicksville exploded for three runs
to hold on for the one run win and eliminate Paulding from ACME
junior varsity tournament play.
The loss drops the Panthers to 1-8 on the year.
Dakota Bradford was the only Panther to have any success at
the plate. The sophomore delivered the only Panther hit with a
single.
Gage McGarvey pitched for the Panthers and in four innings
of work gave up three hits and three walks while striking out four.
The 2-5 Aces were plagued with four errors but got enough
timely hits in the fourth inning to secure the win. Trevor Kreiling
and Gage Yoder each had a single with Colin Sholl adding an RBI
single.
ACME tournament
begins Saturday
The ACME varsity base-
ball sectional will square off
on Saturday, June 28. The
Defiance tournament will fea-
ture the host Bulldogs,
Fairview, Hicksville,
Antwerp and Paulding.
The double elimination
tourney will open with a dou-
ble header on Saturday with
the Paulding Panthers (8-4)
playing Hicksville at 5 p.m.
followed by the Defiance (15-
3) vs. Fairview match up at
7:30.
The winner of the 7:30
game will return on Sunday
to play Antwerp at 7:30. The
survivor of the Paulding vs.
Hicksville game will play the
winner of the contest between
Antwerp and the earlier win-
ner of the Defiance/Fairview
game.
The tournament will run
through July 2 with the cham-
pionship game scheduled for
5 p.m.
Golf tourney
slated in July
VAN WERT The 60th an-
nual Ohio Left Hander State
Golf Tournament will be held
July 19-20 at Hickory Sticks
Golf Course in Van Wert.
The tournament will in-
clude divisions for juniors,
seniors, super seniors,
womens and mens open.
To register or for more in-
formation, contact Al Welch
at 419-771-9450 or via e-mail
at jill_al_welch@yahoo.com.
NWC names Scholar Athletes
Several Paulding spring
sports athletes were recently
named Northwest Conference
Spring Sports Scholar Athletes
in a release by the conference.
Baseball players receiving
the honor included Preston Jo-
hanns, Aaron Mock, Aaron
Contreraz, Jarrett Sitton,
Corbin Edwards, Guy Harder,
Alex Arellano, Damon Egnor,
Gerod Harder, Javier Gonzales,
Quentin Vance and Treston
Gonzales.
Members of the Lady Pan-
ther softball squad named were
Jerika Bland, Emily Farr,
Kandee Manson, Abby Pease,
Alyssa Shelmadine, Alesha
Simon, CeCe Weidenhamer,
Erin Johanns, Kastin Kelly,
Suzanne Reinhart, Morgan
Riley, Jessica Schroeder and
Kristen Schilt.
Boys track athletes selected
included Lucas Arend, Cody
Jarrell, Andrew Layman, Sean
Bentley, Dylan Carnahan,
Ryan Schindler, Cullen Wen-
zlick, Drayson Wenzlick, Ron
Mercer, Brendon Lothamer,
Zach Buchman, Simeon Shep-
herd, Dayton Pracht, Jacob Ro-
driguez, Kaleb Hernandez and
Preston Ingol.
Participants of the girls
track team that received the
award were Tori Bradford,
Meagan Weller, Ashley Jo-
hanns, Sidney Salinas, Shayla
Shepherd, Melissa Martinez,
Karolina Jaczuken, Emilee
Ringler, Caylin Johanns, Chris-
tine Clapsaddle, Bailey Meyer,
Joellyn Salinas, Destiny Reed,
Taylor March, Molly Meeker,
Malayna VanCleve and Emily
Albert.
Myrtle and Owen Lovejoy Jeffery raised a family of 10 children
in Paulding County. Owens father, James Jeffery, was report-
edly a conductor with the Underground Railroad at his home in
Wayne County. The elder Jeffery moved to Paulding County later
in life and is buried here.
Ten children born to Myrtle and Owen L. Jeffery were the grandchildren of a former Underground Railroad conductor, James
Jeffery. They grew up hearing tales recanted about how the familys involvement in assisting slaves get to freedom. Members of
the sibling group are, from left - Ray, Merle, Frank, Gale, Delbert, Dorris, Owen Jim, Harold Leo, Zella and Lenna.
Jeffery family heritage strengthened through the years
By NANCY WHITAKER
Progress Staff Writer
Part 2 of 2
In part one of this story we
learned about the Jeffery familys
adventures in Ohio and information
about the Underground Railroad.
James Jeffery married four times.
His last wife was Marietta Barnes
and that is where the Paulding
County connection comes about.
James Jeffery spent the last four
years of his life in Paulding County
and is buried at Live ak Cemetery.
Owen Jeffery, one of James sons,
came to Paulding County when he
was 21. Owen married Myrtle
Baker Jeffery and they had 10 chil-
dren, eight boys and two girls. The
family of 10 included Ray, Merle,
Gale, Frank, Del, Dorris, Zella,
Owen James, Lenna and Leo. Five
of the sons remained in farming.
Ray Jeffery was only 7 when his
mother passed away.
He said, She used to make all of
our clothes, including shirts, pants
and everything. He noted, I was
never so glad in my life to get a pair
of store-bought pants to wear.
In her obituary it says: She was
an exceptionally fine woman, de-
voted to her home and family al-
ways striving for their welfare,
inspiring them in school work, in-
dustrious lives and in the better
things of life. Her love and motherly
care will be greatly missed from the
family circle. Her hands were al-
ways open, her heart ready to assist
neighbors and friends. The commu-
nity in her death has lost a noble
woman.
He then married Onata Birk-
holder, who Ray said was a good
mother to him. The family resided
on a farm east of Paulding currently
owned by the Paulding School.
With eight sons around, the Jef-
ferys liked to play baseball and
Owen was often seen pitching a ball
to his sons. One game that was
played was against another big fam-
ily by the name of Outland. The
game was going to pit one family
against the other to see who was
best at baseball.
The day of the game came and
Ray said, Well I think the Outlands
got some other players that werent
family members. Well, anyways it
rained and we didnt play that long,
but we won.
The Jefferys attended Paulding
School and walked about 3/4 of a
mile.
One daughter became a teacher and
another daughter worked as a social
worker for the YMCA. She was a
graduate of Defiance College and got
her masters degree from Columbia,
in New York City. Frank became a
teacher and principal of an elementary
school while also holding a position
with the Defiance College.
Many Jefferys were active in com-
munity events and the local political
arena. Del was a state representative,
some of them served on various
boards such as township trustees and
on the school boards. Owen himself
was a county commissioner for 18
years.
The Jeffery children had such deep
respect and love for their parents they
requested that their sons be pall bear-
ers at their funerals.
Ray Jeffery is currently in his 90s,
lives in Antwerp, and is the last sur-
viving child of Owen Jeffery. Ray is
sharp, witty and knows many stories
about life in his era. Ray married
Dorothy Smith whose father owned a
car dealership in Antwerp. It was re-
ported that it was the oldest Buick
dealership in the world. Ray and
Dorothy had four children.
Ray also has a deep resonant voice
and he recalls singing the Life Buoy
commercial to his children. He sang it
to me and it goes:
Singin in the bath tub, Singin for
Joy, Livin the life of Lifebuoy, Cant
help singin cause we know Lifebuoy
really stops B.O.
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HOSTED BY: Don Gorrell (399-7699),
Aaron Timm (769-5808), Joe DenHerder (769-7684)
GORRELL BROS Larry D. Gorrell - Broker
1201 N. Williams, Paulding 419-399-4066
PUBLIC AUCTION
SATURDAY, JULY 12
TH
, 2014 - 9:30am
1-story home w/ 2-3BRs, 2 Full Baths & 1 Car Garage
2011 MALIBU AUTOMOBILE -ANTIQUES GENTLY
USED FURNITURE & PERSONAL PROPERTY
*See our website: www.guilford-realestate.com
for a more complete list and photos.
*Auctioneers Note: Tom & Jean Schmunk were long time residents
of Antwerp and were particular about the maintenance and condi-
tion of their property. Everything is in excellent condition.
LOCATION: 503 S. Erie St., Antwerp, Ohio 45813 AKA State Route 49 South
HOUSE: The house is immaculate inside & out. NEW BACK UP GENER-
ATOR SYSTEM in case of power outages, newer kitchen cupboards, newer
thermopane windows, nat. gas hot water heat, central A/C, custom draperies,
water conditioner, some newer flooring, kitchen appliances, extra wide concrete
drive & much more. PREVIEW BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Home sells
around 11:30-12:00 pm! AUTOMOBILE: 2011 Chevy Malibu LT, 4-dr w/
4,186 miles, 2.4L, 4cyl, power seats, locks & windows, & cloth seats
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Oak Rocker w/ upholstered seat, old
records, piano music (sheets & books), oak framed mirror, oil painting by Jean
Hughes, Antwerp & Hicksville yearbooks, pocket knives, Tiffany lamp, 1886
Mourning Bask Velvet Vest (worn for 1 yr after death of loved one)
APPLIANCES: Maytag washer and dryer, Westinghouse upright freezer FUR-
NITURE: 1 power lift recliner, 3 overstuffed recliners, hide-a-bed sofa, over-
stuffed sofa, coffee table & end tables, 2 maple (matching) platform rockers, TV
trays, entertainment center, 2 flat screen TVs, Fisher Stereo system w/ CD
changer, turntable, cassette w/ wireless remote, TV stand, bookshelves, VCR
players, quilt rack, maple drop leaf w/ 4 chairs, oak table w/ leaves & chairs,
desk & chair, lamp stands, 6 place wooden gun cabinet, misc chairs, clocks, 4
piece queen size Maple bedroom suite, 5 piece white wooden full size bedroom
suite w/ cedar chest MISC: set of Corelle-ware dinner set & glasses, pot & pan
utensils, spice set, New (ORECK) upright sweeper, step ladder, step stool, ex-
tension ladder, lawn & garden tools, aluminum walker, canes, crutches, books,
mystery & romance, afghans, blankets, comforters, lots of bedding queen & king
size, bull horns, alarm clocks
TERMS: Cash or check w/proper ID
AUCTIONEERS: Bruce Guilford, Steve Zuber, Kevin Anspach,
RINGMAN: Oley McMichael
OWNER: KATHRYN JEAN SCHMUNK
419-542-6637 www.guilford-realestate.com
*Statements made day of sale take precedence over printed matter*
Bruce Guilford Real Estate & Auctioneering
103 E. High St., Hicksville, OH 43526
419-542-6637 fax 419-542-6639
bruceg@bright.net guilford-realestate.com
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LEGALS
LEGALS
LEGALS
IN THE COURT OF
COMMON PLEAS
OF PAULDING
COUNTY, OHIO
PROBATE
DIVISION
JEROME
MROKOWSKI,
Executor,
Plaintiff
vs.
MARY K.
WILLIAMS, ET.AL.
Defendants.
Case No. 20131083(A)
NOTICE OF PUBLI-
CATION
To: Unknown Cousins
or Descendants, Un-
known Heirs and Lega-
tees of Sydney Karl
Evans.
Please take notice that a
Complaint has been
filed in the above-cap-
tioned action against
you seeking a com-
plaint for will construc-
tion involving the
subject real estate, and
court authorization to
sell or otherwise dis-
pose of the real estate
that is described as fol-
lows:
Tract 1:
Situated in the Town-
ship of Brown, County
of Paulding, and State
of Ohio and known as:
All that part of the
North half (1/2) of the
Southwest Quarter
(1/4) of Section Seven-
teen (17), Township
Two (2) North, Range
Four (4) East, Pauld-
ing County, Ohio,
lying West of the
Auglaize River, and
more particularly de-
scribed as follows: to-
wit: Commencing at
the Northwest corner
of said Southwest
Quarter (1/2) of said
Section Seventeen
(17), Township Two
(2) North, Range Four
(4) East, Paulding
County, Ohio; thence
East on the half sec-
tion line of said Sec-
tion 22.65 chains to
the West bank of the
Auglaize River;
thence Southeasterly
along the West Bank
of said river to the
of the Southwest cor-
ner of said Northwest
Quarter (1/4) of said
Section Seventeen
(17); thence North
7.25 chains to a point;
thence East parallel
with the North line of
said section 17.25
chains to the West
bank of said Auglaize
River; thence in a
Southeasterly direction
along the West bank of
said river to a point
where said river inter-
sects to the half section
line running East and
West through said Sec-
tion Seventeen (17);
thence West on said
half-section line 20.55
chains to a place of be-
ginning, containing
13.70 acres; excepting
therefrom .42 of an
acre out of the South-
east corner thereof
used for cemetery pur-
poses, containing after
said exception, 13.28
acres of land, more or
less.
Tract 1 and Tract 2
contain, after said ex-
ceptions, 68.25 acres of
land more or less, but
subject to all legal high-
ways.
Tract 3:
Situated in the Town-
ship of Brown County
Southeast corner of
the Northeast quarter
(1/4) of said Southwest
Quarter (1/4) of said
Section; thence West
and parallel with the
south line of said Sec-
tion, 39.62 chains to
the West line of said
Section; thence North
Twenty (20) chains to
the place of beginning,
containing 62.30
acres; excepting there-
from .42 of an acre out
of the Northeast cor-
ner, used for cemetery
purposes; containing
after said exception,
61.88 acres of land,
more or less, but sub-
ject to all legal high-
ways.
Tract 2:
Situated in the Town-
ship of Brown, County
of Paulding, and State
of Ohio and known as:
All that part of the
South Half (1/2) of the
Northwest Quarter
(1/4) of Section Seven-
teen (17), Township
Two (2) North, Range
Four (4) East, Pauld-
ing County, Ohio,
lying West of the
Auglaize River, and
more particularly de-
scribed as follows: to-
wit: Commencing at a
point 2.10 chains east
of Paulding and State
of Ohio and known as:
All the RIGHT, TITLE
AND INTEREST of
the said Grantor, in
and to all other land
owned by Grantor, lo-
cated in the West Half
(1/2) of Section Seven-
teen (17), Township
Two (2), Range Four
(4) East, Paulding
County, Ohio.
You are required to an-
swer the Complaint
within 28 days after the
publication of this No-
tice, which will be pub-
lished once a week for
six (6) successive
weeks, the date of the
last publication will be
on July 6 2014, and the
28 days for answer will
commence on that
date.
Dated:5/20/14
Robin Dobbleaere,
Clerk Paulding Pro-
bate Court Of Pauld-
ing County, Ohio 115
N. Williams Street
Paulding, Ohio 45879
JOSEPH R.
B U R K A R D
(#0059106)
COOK, BURKARD &
GORRELL, LTD.
112 N. Water Street
Paulding, OH 45879
(419)399-2181 40c6
Attorney for Plaintiff
LEGAL NOTICE
PUBLIC
COMMENTS RE-
QUESTED ON
RESOLUTION OF
INTENT TO
ESTABLISH DESIG-
NATION OF SOLID
WASTE FACILITIES
On June 9, 2014, the
Board of Directors of
the Defiance, Fulton,
Paulding & Williams
Four-County Joint
Solid Waste Manage-
ment District (the "Dis-
trict"), adopted
Resolution No. 2014-
02, identifying the list
of solid waste facilities
the Board proposes to
designate for the receipt
of solid waste generated
within the District in ac-
cordance with O.R.C.
343.014. A copy of
the resolution is avail-
able for review at the
Districts office located
at 500 Court Street,
Suite E, Defiance, Ohio
43512.
The Board will receive
written comments from
the public concerning
the Boards Resolution
of Intent to Establish
Designation from July
1, 2014, until the close
of business on July 22,
2014, at the Districts
office, at the above ad-
dress.
Please direct any in-
quiries to Mr. Timothy
J. Houck, District Coor-
dinator, Defiance, Ful-
ton, Paulding &
Williams Four-County
Joint Solid Waste Man-
agement District, 500
Court Street, Suite E,
Defiance, Ohio 43512.
Timothy J. Houck,
District Coordinator
Defiance, Fulton,
Paulding & Williams
Four-County Joint
Solid Waste Manage-
ment District 44c1
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Paulding County Progress - 11A
PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD
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$125. Call 419-399-2027. 44p1
$150 QUEEN PILLOWTOP
MATTRESS SET. New in
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YEARS AGO ANTIQUE
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30+ Dealers. Closed Tues-
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2 BDRM. MOBILE HOME in
Payne for rent. 1 month rent
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NICE 2 BDRM. RANCH
STYLE COUNTRY HOME, at-
tached garage in Paulding are.
Central AC/heat, no pets,
$600/month. Mail personal
contact info & references to PO
Box 222,Oakwood, OH,
45873. 43c2
NICE 1 BDRM. UPSTAIRS
APT. - water/sewer /trash in-
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Antwerp. 260-373-2370 42c5
3 BDRM. HOUSE in Oak-
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ROOMMATE WANTED to
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2 BDRM. APARTMENTS
FOR RENT in Paulding and
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HOUSE FOR SALE - 4875
FLATROCK TRAIL, PAYNE
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2.5 baths, 2.5 acres, many
recent updates! Call Seth
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JUNE 28 AND JULY 12. 8 AM
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117A South First St., Oak-
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The Stahls. Womens, teens,
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womens tops S-XL, knick-
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3 party 720 Emerald Rd -
Paulding. June 27 & 28;
9am-3pm. Wedding dress
and items, girls & boys
clothes, baby items,
womens shoes. 44p1
June 25 & 27; 8:30am-5pm.
13634 Helen St., Paulding.
Junior girls (Hollister, AE,
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womens clothes all sizes,
shoes, purses, Ohio State
decor and curtains, HP
printer, canopy 9x9, home
decor, bar patio set/table w/4
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June 26-28, 9-5. Inline
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COINS, GOLD, SILVER,
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collections. Across bridge 127
south, Paulding. 419-399-
3353. Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
42p7
If interested in a FREE KJV
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Bible, please contact 419-
786-9309. We welcome loca-
tions interested in helping to
distribute Bibles. 50k1
Free kittens, 3 female, 2
male. 419-594-3411. 44k2
FOR SALE
ANTIQUES
FOR RENT
HELP WANTED
HOME FOR SALE
SERVICES
TRAVEL
GARAGE SALES
MISC.
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Melrose United
Methodist
Church
will be sponsoring a
Garage Sale and
Scrap Metal Recycling
July 12 9 am-3 pm.
A Koharts Salvage bin
will be available for the
metal items only
no garbage, cans,
paper, etc.
At the church parking lot
For information
call 419-399-5818
GARAGE SALE
11628 Rd. 131, Paulding
(off Charloe Trail)
June 26, 27, 28 @ 8 a.m.-?
Lots of boys and girls clothes, Adult
and jr. girls size also, 6 ft. dog ken-
nel, new underground pet fence,
Simplicity riding mower, golf clubs
(assorted woods & Ping irons),
exercise equipment, bikes, stroller,
tvs, entertainment center, movies
and books, lots of misc. items,
We also have a variety of adorable
kittens looking for a new home!
44p1
Medical Social Worker
Full-time or Part-time LSW/LISW
Home health, hospice & inpatient hospice
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Minimum of 1-year health care social
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Current Social Worker license
Home health/hospice experience a plus
Organizational & communication skills
Submit resume by June 26 to:
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Screening dates set for
approaching school year

A group of state and local entities is cosponsoring eight free
child screening sessions in Paulding County beginning in Sep-
tember through March of next year.
Children from birth to five years of age will be checked for
developmental milestones, hearing, speech and vision.
Grover Hill Elementary will host the first session, from 11
a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sept. 5. If school is canceled the event will
be held Sept. 12.
On Oct. 3 there will be two sessions. The first will be from
8:30 until 11 a.m. at Oakwood Elementary School. Screenings
will continue from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Paulding Elementary
School. If school is delayed or canceled these will be held on
Oct. 10.
Payne Elementary School will be the location of screenings
on Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. If there is no school that
day, the event will take place Nov. 7.
2015 screenings begin on Jan. 16 at 8:30 a.m. in the Paulding
Elementary. This ends at 11 a.m., with afternoon sessions at
Oakwood Elementary from 12:30 until 2 p.m. A Jan. 23 date
is held in reserve in case of cancellation.
Antwerp United Methodist Church will host screenings on
Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. If school is canceled, the event
will be on Feb. 13.
The final session on the schedule is from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
March 13 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Paulding.
No walk-ins will be taken for Paulding Exempted Village
School children for the March screenings. Appointments will
be required for this date. On all other dates walk-ins are ac-
cepted, but appointments are preferred.
Call 1-877-473-8166 for registration information. If calling
after hours, dial x41 and leave a message.
These screenings are coordinated by Help Me Grow, Pauld-
ing County Hospital, Ohio Department of Health, Departments
of Education, NOCAC, Paulding County EI/DD, Family &
Children First Council, and all three county school districts.
Summer cooling assistance
program set to begin soon
Northwestern Ohio Com-
munity Action Commission
will be accepting application
for the HEAP summer cool-
ing program starting July 1,
continuing through Aug. 31.
Assistance with a payment of
an electric bill and/or distribu-
tion of a free air conditioner
will be provided.
Applicants must be within
175% of the federal poverty
guidelines, $41,737.50 annual
income for a family of four,
and meet one of the qualifica-
tions below.
Individuals with a docu-
mented medical condition
A member of the household
must have a documented med-
ical condition verified by a li-
censed physician or registered
nurse practitioner stating that
Due to an illness, this client
would benefit from continued
electric service and/or air
conditioning.
Individuals aged 60 and
over
At least one member of the
household is 60 years of age
or older. No medical docu-
mentation needed.
Households served by un-
regulated utilities with a
disconnect notice
Customers of an unregu-
lated electric utility company
(municipals or cooperative)
threatened with disconnection
regardless of age or medical
condition.
Residents of Paulding
County should contact the local
NOCAC Community Service
Office for more details or to
schedule an appointment at
419-399-3650.
Income for the past 90 days,
electric and gas bills, social se-
curity cards for everyone in the
household, and disability proof
(if applicable) are required for
every appointment.
In Paulding County, phone
419-399-3650 and ask for
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Defiance County 419-784-
5136
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8601
Henry County 419-599-
2481
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4544
Williams County 419-636-
4924
IN THE COURT OF
COMMON PLEAS
OF PAULDING
COUNTY, OHIO
PROBATE
DIVISION
In the Estate of:
Charles Lee Bernard
Randy Bernard
Administrator of the
Estate of Charles
Lee Bernard
Plaintiff
vs.
Charles L. Bernard,
Jr., et. al. Defendants
Case No. 20141032(A)
LEGAL NOTICE
All persons who claim
to be a child or a grand-
child, great grandchild,
great great grandchild or
other descendent of
Charles Lee Bernard of
14511 Co. Rd. 31,
Antwerp, OH 45813,
who died on July 25,
2008, will take notice
that Randy Bernard, the
administrator of Charles
Lee Bernard's estate,
has filed a petition to de-
termine heirship in the
Paulding County Pro-
bate Court. The de-
ceased, Charles Lee
Bernard, had two chil-
dren by his first wife,
Rebeccah Bernard, to
wit: Charles L. Bernard,
Jr. and Randy Bernard.
He also had four (4)
children by his second
wife, Bonnie Walters
Bernard, to wit: Robert
(Bobby) L. Bernard,
Toni Katschke, Anthony
Quinn Bernard who left
a daughter, Brittany (last
name unknown), and
Shawn Allen Bernard
who is deceased and
whose children are un-
known. Charles Bernard
was also alleged to have
a son by the name of
Gregory Bernard who is
deceased and his chil-
dren are unknown. He
had a son by the name
of Scott Bernard whose
last known address was
either Tennessee or
Kentucky. It is believed
he had a daughter by the
name of Tamara
Thompson who's de-
ceased and children are
unknown. It is believed
he is the father of
Sharon Bernard whose
address and children are
unknown. The deceased
children of Charles Lee
Bernard may have had
children or grandchil-
dren that the administra-
tor is not aware of. Any
person who claims to be
a relative of Charles Lee
Bernard of Antwerp,
Ohio, who died on July
25, 2008, should file a
response with the
Paulding County Pro-
bate Court, Courthouse,
115 N. Williams St.,
Room 202, Paulding,
OH 45879-1284 (419)
399-8255 and send a
copy of the response to
James E. Hitchcock, At-
torney for Randy
Bernard, 650 W. First
St., Defiance, OH
43512 (419) 782-5134.
If you fail to file a
timely response, any
claim you have in the
estate of Charles Lee
Bernard would not be
recognized, and you
may be barred from in-
heriting any property or
assets or monetary ben-
efits from Charles Lee
Bernard's estate. This ad
will run once a week for
six weeks. You have 28
days after thelast publi-
cation to file a response.
44c6
LEGAL NOTICE
2014 Paulding
County Road
Improvements
Sealed bids will be re-
ceived by the Board of
County Commission-
ers of Paulding, Ohio,
at its office in the
Court House, 115 N.
Williams Street, Rm.
B-l, Paulding, Ohio,
45879 until 9:00 A.M.,
D.S.T. on July 16,
2014.
PROPOSAL:
Asphalt Paving of var-
ious roads in Paulding
County, Ohio.
The owner intends and
requires that the proj-
ect be completed no
later than October 31,
2014.
Engineer's Estimate
= $1,083,723.43
Each bidder is required
to furnish with its pro-
posal, a Bid Guaranty
and Contract Bond in
accordance with Sec-
tion 153.54 of the Ohio
Revised Code. Bid se-
curity furnished in
Bond form, shall be is-
sued by a Surety Com-
pany or Corporation
licensed in the State of
Ohio to provide said
surety.
Each Proposal must
contain the full name
of the party or parties
submitting the pro-
posal and all persons
interested therein. The
owner intends and re-
quires that this project
be completed as listed
above.
All contractors and
subcontractors in-
volved with the project
will, to the extent prac-
ticable use Ohio prod-
ucts, materials,
services, and labor in
the implementation of
their project. Addition-
ally, contractor compli-
ance with the equal
employment opportu-
nity requirements of
Ohio Administrative
Code Chapter 123, the
Governor's Executive
Order of 1972, and
Governor's Executive
Order 84-9 shall be re-
quired.
Bidders must comply
with the prevailing
wage rates on Public
Improvements in
Paulding County as de-
termined by the Ohio
Bureau of Employ-
ment Services, Wage
and Hour Division,
(614) 644-2239.
All contractors shall
follow all applicable
Federal and State
OSHA regulations.
The contractor shall
also hold the County
Engineer harmless for
any violations or fines
received while en-
gaged in this project.
All contractors must
provide current Certifi-
cate of Liability Insur-
ance Coverage for
$1,000,000 along with
a current Certificate of
Worker's Compensa-
tion Coverage, before
they can be hired to
perform any type of
work for Paulding
County.
All materials shall
conform to the latest
revision of the State
of Ohio Department
of Transportation
Construction and
Material Specifica-
tions.
Sealed bids shall be in
writing and in accor-
dance with specifica-
tions furnished by
Paulding County and
on file in the Offices of
the Paulding County
Engineer and Commis-
sioners.
Bids are to be sealed
and addressed to the
Clerk of the Board of
Commissioners of
Paulding County,
Ohio, and bids on the
above named items to
be marked:
PROPOSAL: "2014
Paulding County
Road Improve-
ments"
The Board of County
Commissioners re-
serves the right to re-
ject any and/or all bids
received.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS PAULD-
ING COUNTY,
OHIO
Nola R. Ginter
Clerk, Board of Com-
missioners
44c3
LEGALS
LEGALS
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In The
Garden
Hot fun in the summertime garden
Summer really just began
four days ago, when the sun
reached its most northern po-
sition for those of us in the
Northern Hemisphere. But it
got really hot at least a week
before that and the craziness
that passes for weather these
days continues.
When it gets like this, when
Im wishing it would rain so
that I dont have to haul the
hoses all around the yard to
rescue the plants that are
parched by the sun and the
hot winds, I start looking at
my garden a little differently
than I did in the freezing cold
days of winter.
Somehow, back in January
as I looked out at the snow,
being so far removed from
the heat and humidity of sum-
mer, I forgot that I had said
just a few months before, that
I was going to start gardening
smarter. I had vowed to extri-
cate any plant that needed
coddling, especially in the
way of watering. Dont you
remember me saying that last
year? (In case you dont, it
was Sept. 18, to be exact.)
The harsh winter took care
of some of the plants that
were fussy, but the Ligularia
is still there, still pouting over
the lack of moisture. I should-
nt have planted it in the first
place, but you know how that
is when youre at the garden
center. Something pretty
catches your eye and you
think it wont be that much
work, right?
I bought it anyway, and
every year Ive had it, the
thing looks like its lacking
something. You know, like
water. I have a hard time tak-
ing something out of the gar-
den if its still alive, but two
wrongs dont make a right, so
this time its coming out. Im
saying it out loud so that you
will hold me to it. I promise
Ill dig it up after it blooms
one last time. No use wasting
blooms.
That will leave space in the
garden for something else and
it has to be a drought tolerant
plant. Im sure you have your
favorites that take a beating
from the dry heat, and Id
love to know what they are.
(Email me!). Here are some
of mine:
Sedums. A long, long time
ago, I did a smart thing with-
out even knowing it and
planted a bunch of creeping
sedums on the west side of
our house. The soil was awful
and I didnt know back then
that you could swap out exist-
ing soil with new good stuff,
so I asked at the garden center
what would survive hot sun,
drying winds, and a neglect-
ful gardener? They told me
sedums, and boy, were they
right.
I dont have to do a thing.
They just grow and spread
and look dandy, all on their
own. Why, some of them you
dont even have to plant. Ive
taken a fistful of Sedum acre
from one place in the garden
and thrown it down in another
and it takes root and grows.
Its almost like magic.
You cant really do that
with the taller sedums like
Autumn Joy or the one I
like even better, Autumn
Fire, but theyre just as easy
to grow after theyre planted.
By the way, have you been
cutting your tall sedums back
so they dont flop later in the
year when they bloom? Do
for them just like you do your
mums, pinching by one-third,
stopping by July 4 so that
they have time to set flowers
for fall.
Daylilies. You either love
em or hate em. But really,
its hard to hate a plant that
you merely have to dig a
hole, any hole, anywhere,
stuff it in, tuck the soil back
in around it, give it a squirt of
water, and then watch it go to
town.
Some are better than oth-
ers, for sure, when it comes to
yellowing foliage late in the
season, after theyve
bloomed, but you know what
to do, right? Cut them off,
then see how fast and how
pretty and green it grows
back. Want to know which
one knocks my socks off?
Primal Scream. Perfect
name for not-just-another-or-
ange daylily. Trust me on this
one and get it.
Natives. Im going to lump
several all together, and you
know these are all going to do
well, because they were born
here. Theyve seen their fair
share of droughts, floods, and
frigid winters, and theyve
adapted, much better than we
have. For an easy summer-
blooming garden, plant cone-
flowers, tickseed, blanket
flowers, and black-eyed Su-
sans. And dont forget the
milkweed the monarchs
will thank you for that.
Now, does anyone want a
Ligularia? Ive got one you
can have.
Read Kylees blog, Our Lit-
tle Acre, at www.ourlit-
tleacre.com and on Facebook
a t
www.facebook.com/OurLit-
tleAcre. Contact her at
Paul di ngProgre s s Gar-
dener@gmail.com.
Kylee Baumle/Paulding County Progress
Ligularia dentata Osiris Cafe Noir has mysterious bronze-green foliage and deep gold daisy-type blooms in midsummer. Its
perfect for that shady wet spot in the garden.


























AUGUST
Aug. 7-10 Highway 127
Corridor Sale, also called the
Worlds Longest Yardsale,
covering Michigan to Ala-
bama along U.S. 127. Visit
www.127sale.com
Aug. 7-9 Annual Lincoln
Highway BUY-WAY Yard Sale
in Ohio. Visit www.historicby-
way.com
Aug. 21-22 Paulding
County Senior Centers an-
nual garage sale, 401 E.
Jackson St., Paulding
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Monroe Community Park on the square in Paulding. The Paulding Kiwanis Club was in charge of preparing and serving the food.
Here, as co-op general manager/CEO George Carter mans the grill, people enjoy the food and fellowship on a beautiful day.
Autumn Rose Banks, an eighth grade student at Wayne Trace
Junior High School, has earned a position on Ohios state Na-
tional Junior High Rodeo team. She traveled with teammates to
Des Moines, Iowa, to compete at the 10th annual National Junior
High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR), June 22-28. Her events will include
the barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying competitions. Par-
ticipants have come from 42 states, five Canadian provinces and
Australia. They compete for more than $75,000 in prizes, over
$100,000 in college scholarships and a chance to be named a
national champion. The Saturday championship rounds will be
televised on RFD-TV. Live broadcasts of each NJHFR perform-
ance will air online at NHSRATV.com. Performance times are at
9 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day. To follow her progress at competi-
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