Jan. 9, 1974

The first baby of the year in Paulding County was a daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hefner of Latty, She has been named Lori Lynn.

Carl Sinn is re-elected president of the Wayne Trace School Board during its re-organizational meeting. Kenneth Laukhuf was re-elected vice president.

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thompson of Scott announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Nancy Lou to Anthony J. Burkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Burkley of Payne.

After 22 years and seven months, Robert Wagner of Haviland has retired from the Grizzly Manufacturing Co. Mr. Wagner is married and has four sons; George of Grover Hill; Floyd of Lima; Bobby and Richard at home.

Helen Maddock of Hopewell, New Jersey spent the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Doris Maddock of Oakwood.

Virgil Taylor, Walnut Street, Paulding, has been nominated and selected to appear in the 1974 edition of “Who’s Who in Ohio,” a compilation of biographical info on outstanding citizens of the State of Ohio.

Oakwood Volunteer Fire Department met Dec. 28 at the town hall. Fourteen firemen and one guest were present. They voted in two new firemen, Bill Mowery and Ron Speiser.

Ben Franklin Store in Paulding is having its January White Sale. Big, thirsty first-quality irregular bath towels are now $1.57 each; Cannon white no-iron muslin sheets, full-size, are $3.22 and acetate fiber-filled sleeping pillows are $2.47.

Jan. 4, 1984

A freak snowmobile accident takes the life of a 15-year Paulding girl who was a passenger on a snowmobile driven by her friend.

Work on renovation of the old TGS Glass Co. property near Grant and Caroline streets for the new PC Workshop is scheduled to begin in mid-January. Completion is set for 120 days.

Paulding County Carnegie Library, the first county library funded by Andrew Carnegie, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Jessie McClure of Grover Hill spent the Christmas weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hale and children and Larry Hale near Hedges.

Circle P Saloon now has grilled and deep-fried food specials. Located five miles north of Paulding on US 127 to County Road 224, then west 0ne-half mile. Next to Wagon Wheel Auction Barn, Cecil.

At Kammeyer’s IGA in Antwerp, a five-pound bag of Fame sugar is 99-cents; Folger’s coffee crystals are $4,99 for a 12-ounce jar; Tide powdered laundry detergent is $6.39 for a 171-ounce box; and three 3-ounce cans of Armour potted meat are 89-cents.

Catherine S. Ptak, a sophomore at Wright State University in Dayton, is named to the Dean’s List for the fall quarter with highest honors - a 4.0 grade point average.

Wednesday night the Rev. and Mrs. David Dooley and family were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kupfersmith.

Jan. 5, 1994

A new trial is ordered for the 1989 Wayne Trace bus accident that left Paulding resident Donald Buchman a quadriplegic.

When Glendine Crain, daughter of Paulding hardware store founder John P. Crain, died in 1992, her will provided for establishing a scholarship program for Paulding County high school graduates. The J.P. Crain Family Scholarships last year awarded $1,000 each to 18 students.

Paulding Village Administrator Harry Wiebe informs village council that Paulding County is one of 16 sites being considered by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction for a $68 million maximum security prison.

Paulding Community Theatre presents “Love, Sex and the IRS,” a comedy in three acts.

Paulding County residents Rex L. Williamson and John Henry Kauser are named to the Paulding County Advisory Board of the State Bank & Trust Co.

A fire completely destroys the home of Steve Handsan in Scott.

Kay Conley, R.N., is named Employee of the Year for 1993 by Paulding Area Visiting Nurses.

Jeffrey W. Schultz of Paulding graduates with an Associate Degree in the Automotive Technology program. He also had outstanding attendance while attending Northwestern College. He is a 1991 graduate of Wayne Trace High School and the son of Jack and Rosa Schultz.