May 13, 1971 ... School board members prepare a survey to be sent to each household before making a decision on the forming of a new school district in the county.

New postage rates go into effect. First-class mail weighing up to one ounce will now be 8 cents.

Congressman Delbert Latta is guest speaker at Men’s Prayer Breakfast in Payne.

Willie Saums and His Boys perform on Country-Western Night at the Gaiety in Paulding.

Ohio Power increases rates for electric service.

Grover Hill Lions Club holds its annual Memorial Day Chicken Dinner at the Community Building.

During the Cecil Yankees 4-H Club meeting, Jeff Strahley gives a demonstration on swine.

At Parson’s Market in Paulding, a full quart of fresh California strawberries is on sale for 59 cents. A one-pound package of Dinner Bell sliced bacon is also 59 cents.

May 13, 1981 ... The Paulding School Task Force, created to assist and collect information useful to the school board, is asked to continue its work with the addition of someone to take shorthand.

Citing an increase in juvenile delinquency, Paulding County commissioners pass a countywide 11 p.m. curfew on weeknights and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays for juveniles.

Monica Brune retires as deputy village clerk after 27 years of full-time work at the Paulding utilities office.

Paulding Panther boys track team crushes Crestview 111-16.

Paulding Mayor John Faust is the first to purchase a Buddy Poppy from VFW Post 587 Poppy chairman Lois Long. Buddy Poppies are being sold to benefit disabled and needy veterans and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans.

Payne and Paulding firemen are called to a fire at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ames of rural Paulding, where a spark ignited the barn roof. At the time the fire broke out, a crew of men were re-shingling the roof.

Leisa Hill, daughter of Mrs. Maxine Hill of Paulding, and Craig Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Myers of Oakwood, are named top seniors at Paulding High School.

A customer service rep from the United States Postal Service explains how the new nine-digit ZIP code will work at Kiwanis meeting.

May 15, 1991 ... Improvements are being made to the dog kennel north of Paulding after a public outcry about insufficient conditions at the facility.

New events, including “Family Day,” are slated for John Paulding Days.

Wayne Trace superintendent Steve Keller thanks district voters for passing a 3/4 of 1 percent income tax levy.

Members of Greenpeace, the international group which supports environmental issues, visit the Lafarge plant in Paulding.

Students of PARC Lane Training Center will be traveling to Cedar Point. Winkle Chevrolet in Paulding donated the use of a van for the trip.

Tom and Pudge Myers invite friends and family members of Cpl. Marty Beck to a welcome home surprise party at the Paulding Eagles.

Lloyd Parson Sr. receives his 65-year pin in Royal Arch Masons, a first for Paulding. Lloyd Parson Jr. presented his father with the pin.

Twenty-four children from the Grover Hill, Scott and Haviland areas present “Kids’ Praise! 8” at the Middle Creek United Methodist Church, under the direction of Nola Ginter and Jane Bloom, with Nancy Lambert accompanying on the piano.

Lions Club president Max Hibbard presents a certificate of appreciation to Dan Workman for being a guest speaker at the Lions Club meeting and demonstrating the compact portable breathing equipment recently purchased by the Paulding Volunteer Fire Department.