April 20, 2014

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  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Sellers

    LAS VEGAS – Dewana Erica Farley and Matthew Brian Sellers exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony Sept. 15, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay’s Valley of the Falls, by the Rev. Rudy Agiula. The bride is the daughter of Tommy and Daisy Farley of Cecil...
  • AMBER KELLER and ANTONIO GONZALES III

    PAULDING – Amber Keller, of Cloverdale and Antonio M. Gonzales III, of Paulding, announce their engagement and upcoming nuptials. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Mary Keller of Cloverdale. She is a graduate of Ottoville High School and i...
  • Old-fashioned Halloween was a community event

    By Jim Langham: I WILL SURVIVE I admit it. I love reality shows, well some of them. In fact I have been watching some of them since they made their debut on TV. I am such a big fan of some of them, that if I am going out for some reason, I make it a ...
  • Health dept. seeking levy renewal on Nov. 8

      By NANCY WHITAKER Progress Staff Writer PAULDING – The Paulding County Health Department (PCHD) is asking the voters to approve a one-half (0.5) renewal levy on Nov. 8 that will cover the operating cost of the PCHD for the next 10 years. This i...
  • A Penny For Your Thoughts

      By Nancy Whitaker BOO It’s that time of year again. A time to be thinking of Halloween costumes, pumpkins, candy, parties, parades and Trick-or-Treat. Halloween costumes such as: spooky witches, bats and ghosts have been for sale in the stores ...
  • AMY SCHWELLER WIRTS and DAVID BLEKE

    Amy Schweller Wirts and David Bleke, both of Fort Wayne, announce their engagement and approaching nuptials. The bride-elect is the daughter of Don and Jeannie Schweller of Paulding. She is a graduate of Paulding High School and the University of Sai...
  • Manor House, Essen House may be added to suit

    By DENISE GEBERS Progress Staff Writer Parties were in Paulding County Common Pleas Court last week for a hearing of a pending lawsuit concerning The Manor House in Antwerp. Antwerp Holdings LLC, Antwerp/Angola, Ind. filed a money-only suit on Sept...
  • Duck races to benefit Relay for Life

    It is that time of year again for the 3rd Annual Live Duck Races put on by the Foltz Insurance team. The event will be on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Paulding Eagles. All proceeds will benefit the Relay For Life of Paulding County. The past two years ha...
  • Volleyball results

    AHS sweeps tri-meet Antwerp swept past Hilltop and Montpelier in non-league play on Saturday. The Archers defeated the Cadets 26-24 and 25-17 before cruising past Montpelier 25-12 and 25-18. Against the Cadets, pacing the blue and white were Alexi...
  • Ohio's first wind farm dedicated near Payne (full story)

      By MELINDA KRICK Progress Editor PAYNE – A perfect autumn afternoon, with dozens of huge wind turbines lazily turning in the breeze, seemed like an unlikely setting for a revolution. But the hundred or so people gathered near Payne last week were...
  • Charloe Octoberfest is Saturday

    By NANCY WHITAKER Progress Staff Writer CHARLOE — Charloe will be having their third annual October Fest Oct. 15 beginning at 4 p.m. in the park. Proceeds from the event will go towards new playground equipment. There is to be a chili cook off, a...
  • MR. and MRS. PAUL BIDLACK

    GROVER HILL – R. Paul and Shirley Bidlack celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2 with a family dinner. They are the parents of three sons, Dennis (Cheryl), Rudy (Ellen) and Jeffrey (Jenni) Bidlack, and three daughters, Connie (Tom) Bald...
  • Panthers lose contest at Ada

    By KEVIN WANNEMACHER Sportswriter ADA – In weather that felt like more like week nine or week 10, week six wasn’t very friendly to the Paulding football team as the Panthers fell at Ada 56-12 on homecoming night at War Memorial Stadium. The co...
  • Payne Fall Festival set for Oct. 8-9

    PAYNE – The Payne third annual fall festival will be held from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Payne’s two-day festival promises to be a fun event for the whole family. All events are to be held at the park ...
  • Vantage part of Green Energy Ohio Tour Oct. 1-2

    GEO to Host Largest Green Energy Ohio Tour Ever Oct. 1 and 2! Vantage Career Center One of 260 Sites Across Ohio   COLUMBUS – Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, the public is invited to take the FREE “Green Energy Ohio Tour” and network with...
  • In My Opinion

    By Mary Beth Weisenberger Hair today, gone tomorrow I just got a haircut. Please, dear readers, do me a big favor and drive downtown right away so you can see my new haircut and realize what it’s supposed to look like. Come and catch a glimpse o...
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert Phillips

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Phillips will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on September 30, 2011. Robert Phillips and Diane Stumphy were married on September 30, 1961 at Catholic Chapel U.S. Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. They are ble...
  • Lawsuit threatens Manor House

      By DENISE GEBERS Staff Writer ANTWERP – Residents of the Manor House Assisted Living at 204 Archer Drive in Antwerp are in danger of losing their place to stay. In mid-September, Antwerp Holdings LLC, owner of the property, filed a lawsuit in P...
  • Dallas Lamb Home to close doors

    By NANCY WHITAKER Progress Staff Writer PAYNE – The Dallas Lamb Foundation Home in Payne is set to close its doors in 30-90 days. The decision was made following a meeting at Dallas Lamb on Thursday, Sept. 22. The Dallas Lamb Nursing Home, which ...
  • Oct. 11 is voter registration deadline

    All people who are not registered to vote and wish to vote in the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8 must register by Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the board of elections. Or, register to vote at an office of any deputy registrar of the Ohio Bureau ...