August 22, 2014

Subscriber Login

Don't have a username and password? Phone 419-399-4015 or email to get yours today.
Click the E-Editions image below to see E-editions of the Progress, Weekly Reminder and special sections
Example of Section Blog layout (FAQ section)
Two post offices reducing hours
Monday, July 21, 2014 5:15 PM

By NANCY WHITAKER • Progress Correspondent

At two separate meetings held Tuesday, July 15, patrons of Latty and Scott post offices heard the results of a recent survey.

In April 2013, the U.S. Postal Service made some cost-cutting measures to its Melrose, Grover Hill, Cecil and Haviland locations. Other post offices remained in jeopardy of either being closed, hours of operation trimmed, getting mail boxes, relocating the post offices to a business or residents going to another post office to get their mail.

Grand jury indicts 9 in July
Monday, July 21, 2014 3:19 PM


PAULDING – A Paulding County grand jury returned indictments against nine persons on Thursday, July 16.

The individuals will be arraigned in Paulding County Common Pleas Court. Those indicted were:

Special response team activated for 911 call
Monday, July 21, 2014 2:59 PM


GROVER HILL – A Grover Hill man was arrested following a four-hour confrontation with law enforcement officers last week near Grover Hill. A woman escaped from the scene without injury.

Payne camp meeting begins Saturday PDF Print E-mail
Monday, July 21, 2014 2:17 PM

PAYNE – The annual camp meeting of the Church of God for northwest Ohio will begin Saturday, July 26, and run through Friday, Aug. 1. Worship services will be held each evening at 7 p.m., with this year’s theme, “Close Encounters of the Real Kind.”

This year’s evangelist is the Rev. Dr. Ed Beck, of Ravenna and former pastor of the Church of God in Van Wert. Worship leader will be Dan Betts, Akron. A youth camp is held each day for students in grades 7-12, led by youth directors John and Melyssa Trussel, of Marengo.

Kids’ Camp is held each day, Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m.–noon for children ages kindergarten through grade six. Linda Smith, former Paulding County resident, will direct the camp, with this year’s theme as BLITZ (Bold Living in the Zone).

Young adult conferences will be conducted daily by Pastor Mike Harmon and Jed Worline, both of Owosso, Mich. Harmon is originally from Paulding County.

Daily adult conferences will be led by various individuals.

Christian Women’s Connection will host a women’s conference on Wednesday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., led by guest speaker, Joy Sherman of Springfield.

A cafeteria, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a snack stand are available on the campgrounds Also available is camping and dormitory rooms. For further information, contact caretakers Ken and Roxanna Gifford at 419-263-2113.

The Church of God, with its general offices in Anderson, Ind., held its first Payne camp meeting 1895 by Daniel S. Warner.

Albright returns home as 2014 state champion
Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:51 AM

Krystal Albright, daughter of Kevin and Nancy Albright, loves riding her bike. Many of you may have seen her as she rides around Paulding and the surrounding area.

Krystal first started competing in Special Olympics, in cycling, in 2010. In 2011, she finished female third place in the State of Ohio. In 2012, she moved up to female second place in the State of Ohio and in 2013, she advanced to first place, earning her the title of female State Champion 2013.

Steve Clark benefit Saturday at Eagles
Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:51 AM



PAULDING – A benefit for Steve “Spock” Clark will be held Saturday, July 19 at 5 p.m. at the Paulding Eagles. Clark was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, and the money raised will be used to help pay for medical expenses, bills, travel expenses and other costs