Feb. 13, 1980 . . . Mayor John Faust signs a proclamation declaring Feb. 11-15 as Vocational Education Week in Paulding.
The second annual Basketball Marathon is held at the Payne Elementary School gymnasium.
The Oakwood Area Widow’s Club meets with a carry-in luncheon at the Legion Hall at noon. All area widows are urged to attend.
Gerald Burgoon remains a patient at the Paulding County Hospital, where he has been for five weeks. Keep sending cards to cheer him up.
J.C. Stiver Chev-Olds-Pontiac, Inc. in Paulding has a special on front-end alignments for $19.95 for most American-made cars. Pick-up trucks and vans are $24.
Students in fifth and sixth grades at Payne Elementary School are visited by Dave Norris, a Comet hockey player and Bob Chase, voice of the Comets.
Baughman’s Markets in Melrose and Grover Hill has Bunny Bread on sale for 89-cents for two 1-1/4 lb. loaves. A dozen Grade A large eggs is 79-cents and Pure Seal cottage cheese is 59-cents for a 12-ounce carton.
Fred Pieper, a graduate of Anderson College, opens a family recreation center called “The Attic” above the gym in the Armory in Paulding. “The Attic” is furnished with pin ball machines, arcade games, a foosball game, a professional pool table, a ping pong table and a juke box. Snacks will be available.
Mike Kauser, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Kauser and a junior at Paulding High School, is elected president of the Paulding Chapter Future Farmers of America.
An ad in the classifieds reads, “Lost - elbow-length black kid gloves in Paulding downtown. Reward.”
Feb. 14, 1990 . . . Paulding Exempted Village School Board acknowledges individuals in the district for their extraordinary leadership in helping to pass the recent one-percent school levy. Special recognition is given to Tam Stoller and Cheryl Schier for their support.
Napoleon native Lew Bechtol is hired as assistant Paulding County prosecuting attorney.
The Wood-U Drive Inn Skating Rink in Oakwood presents “Skate with KISS 99.7 fm” every Tuesday in February, 7-9 p.m.
Ben Suvar wins the Grover Hill Elementary School spelling bee by correctly spelling “wrinkly” and “wingspan.”
Joseph M. Kuhn, D.O. is currently accepting new patients.
Jason Whitman scores 14 points and grabs nine rebounds to lead the Wayne Trace Raiders to a 41-27 victory over the Holgate Tigers.
Airman Brian K. Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger P. Moore of Oakwood, graduates from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
A gallon of whole milk is $2.25 at the Brookside Beverage Warehouse on 127S in Paulding.
Al Beamer is hired as new Paulding County Fire Marshal.
Feb. 9, 2000 . . . Nearly 50 people gather in the Paulding County Extension Building to voice their concerns about a third mega dairy being proposed within a six-mile drive west of Paulding.
Residents from Ohio and Indiana hear about the latest developments in the proposed US 24 project and voice their concerns.
Paulding Exempted Village Schools art instructor Sandy Dobbelaere and several elementary students sculpt a panther, complete with basketball in its front paws, from a pile of snow outside the elementary building.
Mary Fowler, daughter of Charles and Catherine Fowler of Paulding, is named to the Ohio Northern University dean’s list for the 1999 fall quarter. She is a senior majoring in chemistry.
Payne mayor Mike Brigner reminds village residents not to park on streets where signs are posted during certain times for snow removal. Cars parked in those areas will be towed away at the owner’s expense.
Paulding County Treasurer Betty Layman reminds residents that real estate taxes are due by Feb. 11.
Congressman Paul E. Gillmor will meet with county elected officials at the Red Owl Inn in Paulding.
A benefit and auction is held for 44-year-old Terry Bok of Antwerp. He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer early in 1999. He was a former employee of Sims Manufacturing, Payne, before the factory closed its doors in December.
Dr. Evarista Nnadi is now accepting new patients in her practice of family medicine at the Snyder Medical Arts Building.
Paulding High School wrestlers Chad Long and Luke Clemens are among the top-rated wrestlers in the state, according to the recently released Brakeman Wrestling Report.