March 10, 1982 ... Steve Pulzer, an apartment builder and developer from Avilla, Ind., presented his plan to council for “North Garden Place,” a 24-apartment complex, to be built on the site of the old lumber yard on North Main Street in Antwerp.

Vantage Joint Vocational School Board adopts its 1982-83 calendar.

Paulding Kiwanis Club sponsors a dance program for the residents of the Dallas Lamb Foundation and the Paulding County Home. Dancers include instructors Paula Thompson and Jan Stoller, along with students Pam Moore, Louisa Trevino, Jody Price and Diane Sholl.

Kircher’s Flowers features St. Patrick’s Day specials on cut flowers. “Wee Bit O’ Luck” green carnations in a bud vase sells for $2.49, while “Blarney Bunch,” a hand bouquet of mixed green flowers, sells for $3.79.

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Grover Hill Elementary School Building is in the planning stages but no date has been officially set.

Paulding resident Kenneth Barnes organizes a self-help group for people with emotional problems such as alcoholism, drug abuse, marital problems, child abuse, anxiety fears, stress and depression.

March 11, 1992 ... Demand for tickets for the John Paulding Historical Society’s annual spring play, “The County Fair Secret,” prompts the addition of a third performance.

Mayor Vera Miles notes there is a need for more emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in the village. A report prepared by Susan Crossland, EMS coordinator, states there were three days in February that the squad was out of service due to lack of personnel.

County officials, firefighters, EMTs, law enforcement personnel and other emergency service providers conduct mock disaster exercise at the OSU Extension Building.

Paulding High School drama department presents “Sing On!” under the direction of Robert E. AuFrance.

Paulding High School junior Matt Davis qualifies for Division II state wrestling competition. Davis is only the third wrestler in the school’s history to advance to state competition.

Antwerp Scholastic Bowl team takes second place in a field of 12 teams.

The North Pole, located on Emerald Road, opens for the season on March 16.

Paulding resident Tony Langham announces he plans to seek the Republican nomination for county commissioner in the May 5 primary.

March 13, 2002 ... Mark Steven Miller, former executive vice president and CEO of the Oakwood Deposit Bank, pleads not guilty to charges of embezzlement and money laundering.

Strong winds approaching 60 mph leave about 50 percent of county residents without electricity. Some damage was reported but there were no injuries.

Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District proposes plan to clean out and maintain Flat Rock Creek.

Warren and Sue Thomas of Oakwood celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Europe to visit previous exchange students and their families in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

Paulding County Engineer Mark R. Stockman is nominated for National Rural County Engineer of the Year.

Thirteen-year-old Kody Kadesch, son of Ron and Vicki Kadesch, is chosen by the People to People Student Ambassador Program to represent his country, community and his school in their program by traveling to Australia.

Payne Church of the Nazarene hosts free family movie night.

Andrew Estle is named Paulding Progress Boys All-County Player of the Year.