We will try to keep an up-to-date list of current closings, cancellations and operations hour changes for Paulding County business and organizations. We will try to update the list as frequent as possible, but please keep in mind that we are human and open to errors. If you have something you would like to submit, please e-mail progress@progressnewspaper.org or call our office at 419-399-4015. Thank you. 


Antwerp Local Schools: Newsies has been postponed until April 24, 25, and 26. The Good News Club, Hoops for Heart and Spring Book Fair have been cancelled. Kindergarten screening has been postponed; the date is to be determined.

Ball Associations for Antwerp, Grover Hill, Oakwood and Payne have delayed all practices and all events until April 6.

The Chocolate Extravaganza hosted by the Oakwood library scheduled for March 25 has been cancelled.

Defiance and Paulding County Consolidated Job and Family Services cancelled that Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Sessions for March 27, 28 and 29.

Haviland Village cancelled the Easter Egg Hunt.

The Health, Business and Industry Fair scheduled for March 25 has been rescheduled for May 8.

The Kenny Eagleson Benefit scheduled for March 21 has been postponed to July 11.

Lifewise Academy’s Information Night at Wayne Trace High School on March 16 has been cancelled.

Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Success in the 60s series scheduled for March 24 is postponing the event; the date is to be determined.

Paulding Church of the Nazarene has cancelled the Apron Show.

Paulding Presbyterian Church has cancelled all Lenten Lunches.

Paulding Exempted Village Schools have postponed the Second Annual Relay for Life Bingo Night. The date is to be determined.

Paulding Village Easter Egg Hunt has been postponed until further notice. 

Payne Village Easter Egg Hunt has been canceled.



Susie’s Bakery - Carryout only. Call and place you order and they will have it ready. 6 a.m. - noon

Past Time Cafe - Carryout only. Menu is available on Facebook.

Five Span Inn - Closed until further notice.

Pancake House - Delivery from 11-2, 4-6:30. Carryout available. Monday 7-3, Tuesday-Saturday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday, 7 - 3

K of C - All fish fries are cancelled for the rest of the year.

Fiesta Habaneros - Take out and delivery only. Open at 11 a.m. but hours may vary.

McDonalds - drive-thru only.

Subway - Carryout only.

Dairy Queen - drive-thru only.

Red Angel – Use drive-thru window to pick up all orders.


Good Times Saloon - Carryout only. Orders will be brought to your car. Open only in the evenings.

Blueberry Pancake House 2 - carryout available.

Puckerbrush – Limited menu, no hour changes.


Papa Oley’s Pizzaria - Carryout only and some deliveries.

Oasis Bar and Grill - Carryout from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Delivery within five miles of Antwerp.

Antwerp Alleys - Carryout still available from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Call to order.

Genesis House- Open for take-out only.


Oakleaf - Carryout available and some local delivery.


The Paulding County Courthouse will be closed to the general public. Court cases will still be conducted but with only plaintiff, defendant, counsel and witnesses will be permitted to enter. Sheriff's sales will continue as planned for right now. Please call or e-mail the department needed for more information.

Paulding Putnam Electric: Office and drive-thru closed indefinitely. Disconnects are suspended.

Defiance/Paulding Consolidated Job and Family Services will be closing each of their agency’s buildings to the public.

Village of Payne, the street and water department are locking its doors. Please contact 419-263-2514 with any questions or concerns.

All Dollar General Stores will close at 9 p.m. The first hour of business (8-9 a.m.) is reserved for elderly shoppers only.

WMEA has canceled the recycling pick up in Payne scheduled for 3/21/2020. The next pick up is scheduled for 04/18/2020.

Williamson Insurance will only be doing business via phone or electronically. The staff will be in the office, but the doors will remained locked.

The OSU Extension office in Paulding is closing the offices effective today. The staff is dedicated to serving the county and will continue to work remotely and will be available via email and phone. The decision is in accordance with the decision of The Ohio State University's decision to close all campuses. All Extension-planned activities from now through April 20 are now postponed, scheduled to be held virtually, or canceled. Please contact your local extension contact for information if you have not already been contacted. The Extension office staff appreciates your cooperation and collaboration related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). They sincerely appreciate your flexibility and support during these unprecedented times. For questions please call 419-399-8225 or please visit extension.su.edu/lao for office phone numbers and a direct link to each office's website and staff directory. If you reach a voicemail please leave a message with your name and contact information and you will be contacted as soon as possible. 

The Bargain Bin in Paulding will be temporarily closed effective immediately. Please do not drop off any donations during this time. The store is set to re-open in April.