Jan. 10, 1963 . . . Bernard H. Witsberger of Defiance has been named the new teacher of foreign language at Paulding High School.

Captain Coe F. Gordon Jr., of Paulding has been assigned to the 341st Strategic Air Command Missile Wing.

Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Fullmer returned home Friday after a six week long trip to Missouri and Kansas. They were accompanied home by Mr. Fullmer’s grandson and wife Keith and Shirley Johnson.

Mr. and Mrs. Sank Dankelfson of Paulding celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary and received a gift package from Heinz of their 57 varieties of products.

The Paulding Cinema is showing “The Spiral Road” this weekend.

Mr. and Mrs. Bud Strahley and Rolland, Paulding and Jim Reeb, Ney, were New Years Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Adams and Carol, rural Oakwood.

Mr. and Mrs. Arley Miller and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stahl and Brent Sutton were Fort Wayne shoppers, Saturday afternoon and attended the hockey game in the evening.

A play, “The Gates of Christmas” was performed by the children and young people of the Centenary E.U.B. church on the evening of Dec. 23.

The Paulding freshman boys basketball team beat Hicksville to win their fourth straight game.

Mr. John J. Clark, captain at the Federal Reformatory in Chillicothe as been promoted and reassigned to the Federal Correctional Institution at Ashland, Kentucky as associate Warden. Clark is a Paulding native.

Mrs. Dorothy Hobeck visited Mrs. Carrie Preston last week.

Jan. 10, 1973 . . . Lester Ludwig is the newly appointed Paulding County commissioner.

Mrs. Pearl Hardesty and George spent the weekend in Columbus with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stahl and son, Steven, who is spending some time at home on furlough from the Army base in Virginia.

Mrs. Anna Arnold of Paulding is set to retire after 30 years as a LPN at Paulding County Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Barton Didrick and family of Orville, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fensch of Shelby, David Fensch of Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Dana Didrick of Grover Hill, all spent the Christmas weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fensch and daughters at Schuss Mountain, Michigan.

29 teens from Paulding County were part of a larger group of 102 teenagers that attended the YFC Holiday teen convention in Niagara Falls.

Pearl Winters and Mrs. and Mrs. Calvin Dunlap and Alicia were Wednesday afternoon visitors of Ethel Sanderson.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Wobler were in Findlay over New Year’s to visit with the latter’s sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Spence.

Don Crossland received his eight gallon donor award from Bloodmobile chairman, Mrs. Paul Wilhelm.

Mrs. Diana Stoller has been appointed as the new Paulding County Area 4-H program coordinator.

Robert Gilbert was elected as President of Paulding School Board.

The Raiders boys basketball team plowed over Crestview with a score of 83-65.

Jan. 12, 1983 . . . Paul Keeler accepts position as Paulding police chief.

Three young men, all sons of Dick and Ethel Flaugh of Payne, have chosen careers in the Navy.

The World Twirling Association held a contest on Jan. 8 at Tinora.

Eddie and Sandy Crisp of Oakwood came back Jan. 7 from Antigua, West Indies. They went for a visit for two weeks with Jim and Julie Crisp who are missionaries there, serving for the last three years.

Dennis Wenninger, Haviland, has been named Teenager of the Month by the Van Wert Elks.

Ronald Eschbach was named branch manager and loan officer at the Paulding branch of Maumee Valley National Bank.

Antwerp received grant money to repair the storm sewers in town.

Roger Strable was elected president of the Paulding Chamber of Commerce.