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The Village Reporter - September 20th, 2017

The Village Reporter - September 20th, 2017

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W E E K LY N O RT H W E S T O H I O - W I L L I A M S & F U LTO N C O U N T Y N E W S

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2017 (USPS 168-440) - VOLUME 9 EDITION 38

THIS WEEK IN Wauseon Boy Scout Builds Montpelier To Offer Tax
Dog Beds For Humane Society Abatements On New Construction
TvHIELLAGE reporter & Renovations In Residential Areas
PHOTO PROVIDED said of what sparked the idea. Once Bau-
Swanton Code Enforcement er translated his passion into the project, PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF
Officer Gives Presentation PROJECT ... Jackson Bauer stands by the community responded. The PVC pipe
his 24 dog beds he built and donated and screws required for the beds were NEW OFFICER ... Montpelier Police Lieutenant Higbie
To Village Council as part of his Eagle Scout project to the completely donated by ACE Hardware introduced new patrol officer Nathan Allen to the vil-
•••• Fulton County Humane Society. of Wauseon while the nylon mesh fabric lage council Sept. 11.
(made to be replaceable when worn out)
Montpelier Student Council & By: Cory Johnson was funded by community donations. By: James Pruitt
Class Officers Announced THE VILLAGE REPORTER THE VILLAGE REPORTER
•••• At age 14, Jackson Bauer shares many Manpower for the project came from The Village of Montpelier is serious about econom-
Williams County interests with his classmates while he’s 17 volunteers, made up of scouts of Boy ic development and is going to take a two-prong ap-
Upcoming Road Closures involved with football, swimming, track, Scout Troop 8 and relatives of Bauer. In proach to bringing growth and people to town. The Vil-
•••• and the youth group at St. Casper’s Cath- just his share alone, however, Jackson lage Council discussed residential tax abatements and
Williams County Fair olic Church, However, Bauer has been de- has logged 55 hours between the planning a long-range community development committee. The
Band Show Enjoyed termined to go above and beyond to give and production to see the project come abatement program is new to the county and Montpe-
•••• back to the furry friends he holds a fond- to life. Prior to the project, many of the lier would be the first to use it, Administrator Kevin
ness for. animals had only a blanket on a concrete Brooks said.
Wauseon Primary School Gets Just recently, Bauer completed his floor to rest in, which is a reason Steve The program would require the establishment of a
Active For Sports Week project for the rank of Eagle Scout- the Wanner, executive director of the humane Community Reinvestment Area. A CRA is an area of
•••• highest award Scouting offers with only 5 society, is so pleased with the project. “I land designated by a municipality or county where in-
percent of Scouts across the nation ever thought it was great. I thought that was vestment has been discouraged to encourage revital-
Delta Welcomes New Village achieving the pinnacle Bauer is set to earn really considerate (of Bauer),” Wanner ization of the existing housing stock and the develop-
Council Member & MetalX before his fifteenth birthday. The project, said. ment of new structures. This would cover remodeling
Expansion During Meeting completely planned and led by Bauer, or renovations of at least $5,000 and for new construc-
came together in about a three month Making the project even more impact- tion of homes. The abatement would be for 15 years
•••• time period and consisted of building el- ful is that the Fulton County Humane So- and could range from 100 percent or a sliding scale
Archbold Officials Await evated PVC pipe beds for the dogs housed ciety is still in its infancy in their location. down to 25 percent, Brooks said.
Township Negotiations ON at the Fulton County Humane Society. Steve and Tracy Wanner bought the build- The administrator likes the step down approach. He
Fire Department Before While he borrowed the start from an ing from an April auction and opened it up gave an example of 100 percent for years 1-5; 50 per-
online blueprint, the dimensions were to house animals in July. cent for years 6-10 and 25 percent for years 11-15. To
Taking Internal Action made to fit the specific housing units in those who may argue why the village is giving up so
•••• the humane society with the care put into A goal of the project is to better serve much revenue, Brooks said the village is getting noth-
each one also all his own. “I’m a pretty big the organization’s mission of “taking ani- ing now so abating the new space is not a loss. The
Hilltop Class Officers & animal lover and hearing that the Fulton mals that are unwanted and turning them property owner would have to obtain a building permit
Student Council Named County Humane Society opened up again, into adoptable pets for people to take in and then have the county assessor reassess the prop-
I knew they would need some kind of help their homes,” as Wanner described. Now erty. The abatement would only be on the new con-
•••• being a non-profit organization,” Bauer that the 24 beds are donated, Bauer still struction or renovations, he said.
Archbold Teen Selected To wants to be involved with the organization The legislation for the abatement will be ready for
Sing In State Choir For The by socializing with the animals to make a first reading by Nov. 6 so the village can launch the
them more adoptable and helping wher- program Jan. 1. The Land Bank will be a player in
Third Time ever he can as the non-profit continues to all this as well. It has acquired three properties in the
•••• provide vet service and resources to ani- village and will acquire more, freeing land up for fu-
mals they house and to those they do not ture development. Council should not expect immedi-
Williams County Fair have room to house. ate growth, but come 2020 and beyond there should
be some tangible signs of growth, Brooks said. That
S SReporter A freshman at Wauseon High School, will include a jump from the 40 building permits filed
PORT Bauer contributes much of his love for so far this year, he said. The committee will be key in
animals and success of the project to his developing a succession plan overall that will set the
WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY (NORTHWEST OHIO) SPORTS ACTION parents, Jim and Andrea. “They really course for the community to grow.
kept me motivated, helped me stick to it, In other actions: Montpelier is planning its fall 2017
Archbold Adds New Archbold Blanks Swanton 11-0 and gave me support whenever I needed curbside large trash collection guide for residential
Scoreboard To Football Field it,” he said. To see the beds in action or customers only. All items must be large bulky items
join Bauer in caring for the animals and such as furniture, appliances (except those with Fre-
$11,248.74. the organization, the humane society is on). If it can fit in a box or a bag, it needs to be put in a
As for the football open 10:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday customer’s ARS trash container and set out Thursday
field, the school replaced and 10:00 am-3:00 pm on Saturday at for garbage pick-up. Any senior citizens needing as-
its original 2005 score- 14720 County Road J, Wauseon. sistance should contact 419-485-5543. To ensure all
board. “The video board residents will have an opportunity to participate, ...
was not working properly Cory can be reached at CONTINUED ON PAGE 16
and hadn’t functioned the publisher@thevillagereporter.com
way we wanted it to for
years,” Rex said. “The
old scoreboard was 32
feet long and included
a video board.”The new
scoreboard is 25 feet tall,
but also features a larger
video board that is over 9
feet tall and 16 feet wide.
The side and bottom ad-
vertising, along with the
top accent piece do make
the scoreboard appear
larger in size, Rex said.
PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF Cost breakdown: PHOTOS BY BILL O'CONNELL, STAFF
FACILITY IMPROVEMENT ... This is the new score-
board at Archbold High School’s football field. The OES Model 8625
structure is smaller than its predecessor but with a Scoreboard- $91,984.00,
larger video board, and advertising it appears larger. installation- $13,787.94,

supplies for installation-
$125.94, fiber in press
By: James Pruitt high football and soccer. box-$749.43, person-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER “We upgraded the nel overtime for instal-
lation- $152.33, total
With the goal of pos- sound system this year installation-$14,815.64,
sessing top-notch facili- and also re-seeded the grand total- $106,799.64,
ties for its student-ath- field with a heartier all recycle scrap materi-
letes, Archbold Schools sports grass mix,” Su- al-$345.00, recycle scrap
has upgraded two of its perintendent Aaron Rex material $220.55, sale
fields.The football sta- said. The sound system of old scoreboard
dium now sports a new cost $6,217.97, while the $1,500.00.
scoreboard with a larger, re-seed added another
operational video screen. $9,995. The village put in James can be reached at
Spengler Field got a new $1,253.74 worth of water james@thevillagereporter.com
sound system for junior to date. The total cost was

Pettisville Volleyball Coach

Notches 200th Win

By: James Pruitt have been a great source of support. “I Local Golf new
THE VILLAGE REPORTER have had coaches who have been with Courses See
me a long time: my wife Rachel and as- Hole-In-One VIEW ALL PHOTOS OF THIS EVENT FOR
John Horning reached a milestone sistant/JV coach Rebecca Dorosz who FREE AT WWW.THEVILELxAcGlEuRsEPivOeRlTyERa.CtOM
with his 200th win of his career. He is I coached in high school. She teaches Action
in the middle of his 12th year as varsity English at Pettisville. Horning said he ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON PAGE 23
volleyball coach (He started in 8th grade has had some very athletic players who On September 13,
and did some JV in the past as well). have bought into the concept of getting 2017, Kim Weldy of Arch-
Horning graduated from Pettisville and better every day (physical skills, mental bold, Ohio, aced the par
attended Huntington University before toughness and developing team chemis- 3, 130 yard 3rd hole at
coming to teach at Pettisville 21 years try throughout the season. Riverside Greens G.C. in
ago. He reached 100 wins in 2011. Stryker Ohio. His club of
He also credits having had a very sup- choice was a 5 Hybrid.
What has been the key to his suc- portive administration and community.
cess? “A patient, loving and supportive “Brian Leppelmeier has been a great AD PHOTO PROVIDED
wife, (Rachel), and sons, Austin, Josh to work for and supports every part of ACE ... Elijah Kuszmaul,
and Luke.” Horning said. “I could and our program,” Horning said. “We want to a Hilltop 8th grader, had a
would not do it without them. “They do things the right way and push to get hole-in-one on hole #6 at
are in the gym all the time with me and better every day as coaches. We try and Suburban Golf Course last
stay current with the game and attend week. He finished with a
clinics, scout and invest on and off the score 49. Rumor has it that
court to give our student-athletes the he called it happening walk-
best opportunities to win in the game ing up to hole 6’s tee box.
and become better people in the process.

“I think we have had some very com-
petitive girls who come from supportive
families who have bought in because
they want to be the best they can be. I
stress that every day you either get bet-
ter or worse and it’s your job to get bet-
ter and for the most part we have had
girls who have done that. “It takes a lot
of supportive and dedicated people for
something like this to happen. I am
blessed and honored to have the op-
portunity to teach, coach and live in the
Pettisville School District.”

James can be reached at
james@thevillagereporter.com

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Local Obituaries

Margie Lord (1941 - 2017) Virginia Utley (1946 - 2017) Billie Harper (1944 - 2017)

Margie Mae Lord, 76 Virginia A. Utley, 70, of Montpelier passed away af- Billie L. Harper, 72, of
years, of Edgerton, and ter a very short illness early Monday morning at Defi- Bryan, passed away at her
a former resident of Kim- ance Area Inpatient Hopsice. home on Friday, Septem-
mell, Indiana, passed ber 15, 2017.
away Tuesday, Septem- She was born on September 23, 1946 in Montpelier
ber 12, 2017, at Genesis to William Jewell and Gertrude Bell (Lash) Utley. Vir- She was born on Sep-
Healthcare-Bryan Center, ginia was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, tember 17, 1944 in Eliza-
Bryan, Ohio. and a former member of the Montpelier Moose and bethtown, Kentucky to
Margie was born Janu- Eagles. Lawrence and Mildred
ary 9, 1941, in Defiance (Devore) Harper. Billie re-
County, Ohio, the daugh- Virginia is survived by her son Elijah S. Utley of tired from General Tire,
ter of the late Byron G. Montpelier; siblings Mary Baker Tressler, James Ray now Titian Tire, in Bryan
and Ruth V. (Steingass) Baker, Dolores Viers, Carol Parsons, Jewel Head and in 1996. She also worked
Bauer. She was a 1959 Cherie Utley; and several nieces and nephews. for five years for Commu-
graduate of Holgate High nity Health and Wellness
School. Margie then grad- She was preceded in death by her parents, and sib- Center in Bryan in envi-
VETERAN uated from Mercy School lings Audrey Welker, Dorothy Harmon, John W. Baker, ronmental services.
of Nursing, Toledo, Ohio, Leonard P. Baker, Russell Baker and W.T. Utley. Billie is survived by her children, Karl (Lori) Reeves
as a Registered Nurse. of Pioneer, Sheila (Joe) Bertke of Farmer and Tracy
An Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Me- (Rick) Bruce of Edgerton; seven grandchildren; and
she married Thomas Lord on July 22, 1967, and he morial contributions may be made to her family. Con- five siblings, Larry (Judy) Harper of Kentucky, Sharon
preceded her in death on January 15, 2016. Margie dolences can be left at www.thethompsonfuneralhome. Harper of Napoleon, Lonnie (Deb) Harper of Montpe-
worked as a Registered Nurse in the hospital setting com. lier, Alma Skinner of Maine and Arnold (Catherine)
in New Jersey, Ohio, and Indiana, ending her career Harper of Kentucky.
working for Doctors’ Clinics in the State of Indiana. Dolores Halleron (1930 - 2017) She was preceded in death by her parents, daugh-
She enjoyed sewing and making quilts, doing cross- ter, Vicki Wilson, granddaughter, Alexa Reeves and
stitch and tending to her garden, camping and baby- Dolores E. “Mackie” siblings, James Ray Harper, Debra Harper, Lois Odom
sitting for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Halleron, 87 years, of To- and Donald Harper.
and just spending quality time with her family and ledo, passed away Friday, Services for Billie will be private. Donations may be
friends. September 15, 2017 at made in her memory to Ohioans Home Healthcare Inc.
Surviving are her three daughters, Cheryl (Gary) Elizabeth Scott Care Cen- Online condolences may be left at www.thethompson-
Mock of Bryan, Ohio, Tina (Marty) Bosse of Hamil- ter, Maumee. funeralhome.com.
ton, Indiana and Dawn Lord of Columbus, Ohio; four
grandchildren, Amber Leppelmeier, Tom Hicks, Devon Dolores was born June Reporter
Bosse, and Camren Bosse; six great-grandchildren, 12, 1930 in Gibsonburg, www.thevillagereporter.com
Caden, Braden, MaeLynn, and Kaitlyn Leppelmeier, Ohio the daughter of the
Tatum Hicks and Tegan Hicks; two sisters, Virginia late Cleotis and Rosalie YOUR HOMETOWN NEWS SOURCE FOR WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY, OHIO
Osborn and Janice (Gene) Cain, both of Holgate, Ohio; (Magrum) McIntosh. Do-
one brother, Larry (Lois) Bauer of Defiance, Ohio. She lores was raised in St. NORTHWEST OHIO COVERAGE AREAS
was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mary’s Parish, Toledo,
Thomas; two brothers, James Bauer and Daniel Bau- and she was a 1948 grad-
er, and one sister, Nancy Augsburger. uate of Notre Dame Acad-
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked emy.
to consider memorial donations be given to Commu- Dolores married James F. Halleron on August 30,
nity Health Professionals Home Health and Hospice, 1952 in Burtonwood, England and he preceded her
1215 South Portland Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506. in death on December 29, 2000. Dolores worked as
You can send your condolences or share your mem- a secretary and bookkeeper for Lucas County Rec-
ories with the family by visiting Margie’s obituary page reation Center and several other small companies.
at www.oberlinturnbull.com She was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic
Church, Maumee. She was very passionate about
Norman Coles (1927 - 2017) helping others and volunteered at the soup kitchen REGULATION & POLICY:
at Our Lady of Lourdes. She along with her husband
Norman D. Coles, age James, helped form the local Cystic Fibrosis Chapter * “The Village Reporter” holds the right to refuse service and/or deter-
90, of Edon, Ohio, passed in Toledo, and were instrumental in many of the fund- mine information posted within our publication.
away at 5:47 P.M. on raising activities including the 65 Roses Fall Dance. In * Order a subscription via a few mouse clicks at www.thevillagereport-
Thursday, September 14, her free time, Dolores enjoyed reading, cooking, and er.com or by calling our Main Office at (419) 485-4851.
2017, at Evergreen Nurs- spending time with her family and friends, especially * All subscription and advertisement sales are final, refunds are not
ing Home in Montpelier, gathering every Thursday with her sisters. issued.
Ohio, where he was a resi- Surviving are her three children, Deborah (Dave) * Newspapers are mailed concurrently and cannot be held. Please sub-
dent after an extended ill- Langell of Waterville, Ohio, Rebecca Szymanski of mit change of mailing address to the Main Office Address.
ness. Maumee, Ohio and Rev. James Halleron of Bryan, * “Letters To The Editor” are welcomed. Publication is left to the discre-
Mr. Coles was a 1945 Ohio; son-in-law, Dave Scherting of Waterville; sev- tion of the publisher/editor with respect given to opinion, yet protection
graduate of Edon High en grandchildren, Megan (Jon) Smith, Melissa (Lou) given to the subject. Letters must be limited to a word count of 500.
School and a veteran of Trippel, Matt (Anne) Langell, Andy (Lindsey) Schert- * It is the goal of “The Village Reporter” to present news in a fair and
the United States Navy ing, Anna Scherting, Nikki Szymanski and Joe Szy- balanced format. “The Village Reporter” makes every effort to stay neu-
serving during World War manski; six great-grandchildren, Abbie, Sam, Alex, tral in political and other debatable issues. It is the desire of the com-
II. A lifelong farmer and Claire, Max, and James; three sisters, Rose Mowka, pany to print facts and allow our readers to process information, draw-
he had been a seed sales- Carrie Corser, and Barb (Jerry) Noonan; two brothers, ing their own opinions.
VETERAN man for forty-five years, Jim (Joyce) McIntosh and Joe (Angie) McIntosh. Do- * Newspaper counter sales are available throughout Williams and Ful-
drove school bus for the lores was preceded in death by her husband, James; ton Counties in Northwest Ohio.
two daughters, Diane Halleron and Margaret “Peggy” * Newspaper deadline for submitting news releases, sports statistics
Scherting; four sisters, Ruth Sturtz, Bev Blake, Jean and advertisements stands at the Friday prior to publication by 5:00
Westphal, and Pat Terry as well as three brothers, Ken p.m.
McIntosh, Bill McIntosh and Infant McIntosh. * “The Village Reporter” publishes 49 editions per year with two non
Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turn- print weeks during the summer and one non print week around the
bull Funeral Home, Bryan, Ohio. holidays.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are
Edon Northwest Schools asked to consider memorial donations be given to the
and also drove an oil truck for Burkhardt Oil for a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Scleroderma Founda-
number of years. He was a member of the Edon United tion, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Maumee, St. Pat-
Methodist Church, Edon American Legion Post #662, rick Catholic Church, Bryan, or Sacred Heart Catholic
the Farm Bureau, and served on the board of Directors Church, Montpelier.
of the Edon Co-op for nine years. He was also an avid You can send your condolences or share your
fisherman. memories with the family by visiting Dolores’s obitu- 115 Broad Street, Montpelier, Ohio
Norman D. Coles was born on May 22, 1927, in Hill- ary page at www.oberlinturnbull.com Open: Mon. - Fri. (9 a.m. - 5 p.m).; Sat. (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
sdale, Michigan, the son of Bert R. and Jennie (Shay)
Coles. He married Annabel L. Thompson on June 1, Kent Thiel (1957 - 2017) Phone: (419) 485-4851 / Fax: (877) 778-9425
1946, in Angola, Indiana, and she preceded him in Email: publisher@thevillagereporter.com
death on March 12, 2011. Kent A. “Longhair” Thiel, age 59, of Blakeslee, Ohio, Website: www.thevillagereporter.com
Survivors include one son, Randy (Janette) Coles, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, in
his home, surrounded by family, after a courageous Buy A Newspaper Copy At:
year-long battle with cancer.
of Edon; one daughter, Paula (Don) Kramer, of Edon; STRYKER EDGERTON
three grandchildren, Ashleigh (Jeremy) Trent, of Edon, Kent was a 1976 graduate of Edon High School Stryker Main Stop Main Stop, C-Store
Seth (Angie) Coles, of Edon, and Abbey Kramer, of and the Four-County Career Center. While in school WEST UNITY
Fishers, Indiana; five great-grandchildren, Grace Reit- he played football and basketball for the Bombers. He Valero, Shamrock, WAUSEON
zel, Emma and Brady Trent, and Ian and Evan Coles. was employed by Adventure Homes in Auburn, Indi- Chief Supermarket,
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold ana, as a trimmer. He was a member of St. Joseph Dollar General Marathon, Walmart
Coles and one sister, Berdene Henry. Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council FAYETTE Courtview Mart Shell,
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 21, #3883 in Blakeslee and was a former member of Bry- Circle K, Dollar General
2017, from 3:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, an Eagles Aerie #2233. He was a friend to all and was Circle K, Main Stop,
204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Services will be held a hard worker who was always willing to lend a hand. Dollar General PIONEER/HOLIDAYCITY
on Friday, September 22, 2017, at 1:30 P.M. in the He especially loved his time spent with friends and ARCHBOLD Main Stop, Village Market,
Edon United Methodist Church with Pastor Doug Wid- family at Sam’s in Blakeslee. Valero,
dowson officiating. Interment will follow in the Edon Super Value, Dollar General,
Cemetery with grave side military rites conducted Kent A. Thiel was born on October 8, 1957, in Hutch’s Marathon,
by Edon American Legion Post #662 and the United Montpelier, Ohio, the son of Donald R. and Kuba R. Rite Aid, Circle K, EDON / BLAKESLEE
States Navy Honor Guard. (Karnes) Thiel. He married Rosemary A. (Augustine) Dollar General, Pop Shop
Memorials are requested to the Edon United Meth- Alexander on July 4, 2014, and she survives. Slattery
odist Church. DELTA Shamrock
To sign the online register or to send condolences, Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Dollar General, Kwik Stop LYONS
please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com. Samantha Butler, and her companion, C.J. Krontz, Main Stop
of Auburn; one son, Donald Thiel, of Blakeslee; two Delta Speedway SWANTON
FULTON COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB IS PLEASED TO HOST grandchildren, Dalton and Broxton Butler; one step- MONTPELIER Dollar General
son, Lincoln Calvin, of Stryker, Ohio; one stepdaugh- Ace Automotive, METAMORA
WOMEN & YOUTH TRAP SHOOTING ter, Deidre Calvin, also of Stryker; two brothers, Dal-
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1st Sunday of each month: 10:00 am to ??? one sister, Reneé Thiel, of Blakeslee; his former wife Circle K, BRYAN
7700 County Road 14 • Wauseon, OH 43567 and mother of his children, Nancy (Bigger) Thiel, of Dollar General, Rowes, Circle K, Main Stop,
Auburn; four aunts; and many loving nieces, neph- Millers New Market, Fountain City Ice House,
FREE Shells & Targets for Women & Youth under 17. ews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death Two Brothers Market, Dollar General, Walmart
Shotguns are also provided by his parents. Rings Pharmacy Phil’s One Stop

** This trap event is made possible from a grant from the Ohio Division of Wildlife Memorials in the name of Kent Thiel are requested PETTISVILLE
to the family or to Community Health Professionals Sunday’s Market
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Obits (Continued) Fulton County
Sportsmen Club To Host
Jerry Kline (1945 - 2017) Clarence Whipple (1942 - 2017) Annual Chicken Dinner

VETERAN Jerry Lee Kline, age 72, Clarence A. “Son- The Fulton County Sportsmen Club will hold its
passed away on Wednes- ny” Whipple, age 74, of third annual Chicken Dinner at its clubhouse on Sun-
day, September 13, 2017, Wauseon, passed away day, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m. until all meals have
in his home. on Friday, September 15, been sold.
Mr. Kline was a 1963 graduate of Edon High School 2017, at Swanton Health
and entered the United States Army, serving in com- Care and Retirement Cen- Located at 7700 County Road 14, the clubhouse lies
munications on the DMZ in Korea. He later attended ter. just north of the Wauseon Walmart, and club mem-
International Business College and went on the work bers will welcome the public to the dinner.
for the 50 Corporation for a number of years. He also Prior to his retirement
drove truck, worked as an appraiser and in well drill- he had been and over-the- According to Greg Ruger, president of the club, the
ing. Jerry enjoyed working around his home, loved road truck driver for Hol- chicken dinner proceeds will benefit the many youth
sports, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleve- land Freight, for over 30 activities sponsored by the organization. “We want to
land Indians, playing baseball and gardening. Most of years. promote and sponsor outdoor activities for every age,
all he loved kids and his cats. but we feel it is extremely important to get our kids in-
Jerry Lee Kline, was born on February 9, 1945, Sonny was born in To- volved in hunting, fishing, and all other outdoor sports.
at home in Edon, the son of Ray H. and Dorothy B. ledo on October 31, 1942, Some of the youth events we sponsor include the FFA
(Childs) Kline. the son of Clarence and Trap Shoot of schools, free Hunter’s Education classes
Survivors include one sister, Patricia Kline, of Ir- Neomi (Hamp) Whipple. for youth, and our annual Kid’s Fun Day.”
vine, California; two brothers, Willard (Paula) Kline, of On November 24, 2000, he married Deanna Ritter, and
Bryan, Ohio and John (Gala) Kline, of Edon; numerous she survives. He was a member of St. Caspar Catholic Mary’s Famous Fried Chicken will be featured at the
nephews and nieces; and great-nephews and nieces. Church in Wauseon. chicken dinner. Sides for the dinner include mashed
He was preceded in death by his parents. Surviving are his wife, Deanna, step-children, De- potatoes with gravy, green beans, carrots, cole slaw,
Memorials may be given to charity of the donor’s nise (Travis) Drenning of Wauseon and Mike (Roberta) a roll, a variety of desserts, and a drink. Dinners will
choice. Noe of Toledo; five grandchildren; eight grandchildren; cost $8, and people are welcome to eat in the club-
To sign the online register or to send condolences, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded house, but carryout service will also be available.
please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com. in death by two sisters, Shirley Bastian and Sandra
Steusloff, one brother, Robert Keeler, one grandson, “We hope to earn more proceeds this year than last
Joan Kuntz (1928 - 2017) Jacob Baumgartner, and nephew, Butch Seaman. year so that we may continue to offer our youth pro-
Online condolences may be offered to the family grams,” Ruger said. Last year the club had 125 chick-
Joan Grace (Fraker) at www.grisierfh.com. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in ens to serve the public, and the group obtained over
Kuntz, age 89, born in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements. $700 for their various programs.
Fulton County and re-
maining a life-long resi- Dennis Upell (1954 - 2017) For more information about the Fulton County
dent in the Delta area Sportsmen Club, visit the website www.fultonco-
passed away early Mon- Dennis L. Upell, age sportsmenclub.org/about_us.html or follow the club
day morning, September 62, of Liberty Center, on Facebook.
11, 2017 at Fulton Manor peacefully passed away
in Wauseon. at his home on the river Scott Wagner Resigns From
Tuesday September 12, Fayette Village Council
She was a loving wife 2017 surrounded by his
and mother, talented loving family. By: Nate Calvin
seamstress and gardener. THE VILLAGE REPORTER
She was also a member Denny was born in The Fayette Village Council met in regular session
of the Delta Church of Wauseon on December on Wednesday September 13th at the Fayette Village
Christ. 30, 1954 to Kenneth Up- Hall. Following the approval of the agenda and the pre-
ell and the late Beverly A. vious meetings minutes Mayor David Borer reported to
Born January 31, (Andrews) Upell. council that himself and Village Administrator Genna
1928, Joan was the daughter of the late Charles and Biddix recently attended an EPA conference in Bowling
the late Grace (VanAman) Fraker. She was a 1946 On September 19, Green, which Biddix detailed in her report. Biddix stated
graduate of Delta High School. 1975 he married Betty because of new legislation from the State of Ohio that
Repka and she survives. water providers must have an Assest Management Plan
Joan married Edward Kuntz Jr. on January 8, 1949 in place by October 1st, 2018. The program basically
and he preceded her in death in 2003. Denny graduated from requires that municipalities have an inventory of every-
Liberty Center High School in 1973 and was a proud thing involved with their water distribution, from the
She enjoyed her grandchildren, had many hobbies member of the cross country team that achieved third water plant to the lines in the ground and everything in
and in her spare time liked to read and try out new at state. Also in his high school years he was remem- between. Part of program also is maintaining a mainte-
recipes. bered as an accomplished and talented drum major nance log on equipment tracking the age and condition
with the band. Denny worked at the Fulton County of your water lines. The idea is to help struggling water
Surviving Joan and the late Edward Kuntz Jr. are Health Center as a physical therapy assistant, an or- systems keeps tabs on what they have so they can bud-
their two children, Rodney Warren (Janet) Kuntz; derly in the ER and later with the medical records di- get accordingly. Biddix said the feeling is grant money is
daughter, Colleen Jean Thompson; grandchildren, Lisa vision. He was also a proud member of the Barnes going to be harder to secure so the state is going to this
(Patrick) Miller, Ian Kuntz, Julie (Rich) Bame, Joel (Jen- Funeral Chapel team; where he served as a greeter and to help water servicers become more self-sufficient. Bid-
nifer) Thompson, Justin (Traci) Thompson, Jessica J. staff member for many years. Denny was a member dix said while the project is going to be a lot of work, the
Thompson; great grandchildren, Alaeni Miller, Lindsay of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Napoleon and was an village is in good position to begin and the EPA doesn’t
Miller, Marin Miller, Natalie Kuntz, Miles Kuntz, Grace avid University of Michigan fan, “Go Blue”. expect everything to be done but they would like to a
Bame, Corrine Bame, Claire Bame, Kaylie Thompson, plan underway. She also reported that the second dehu-
Madison Thompson and Harper Thompson. Along with his father, Kenneth; He is survived by his midifier at the water plant is up and running and was
wife of almost 42 years, Betty Upell; son, Brock Upell; able to be fixed instead of replaced, a replacement was
In addition to her husband, Edward Kuntz, she was daughter, Kylie (Derek) Schultz; grandchildren, Madi- going to cost the village about $3000.
preceded in death by her sister, Herma Jane Hunt; son, Kennedy, Evan and Storm; brother, Doug (Ruth) Council then had the second reading of Resolution
brothers, Andrew “Jack” Fraker and Fred Carlton Upell and sisters, Denise (Barry) Vollmer, Deann (Gale) 2017-09- a resolution to establish unclaimed monies
Fraker; daughter-in-law, Emily J. (Thompson) Kuntz Shumaker and Danette (Nathan) Hesson. fund. In legislative action, a motion was made to waive
and granddaughter-in-law, Melissa Kuntz. any hearing before the Fulton County Budget Commis-
In lieu of flowers, a show of sympathy can be di- sion and agree to accept the sum of $31,911.99 as the
In lieu of flowers, a show of sympathy can be made rected by contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church village’s share of the Undivided Local Government Fund.
to The United Way, 604 S. Shoop Ave, Suite 122, or Hospice of Henry County, 1843 Oakwood Ave., Na- With their being no new or old business council ad-
Wauseon Ohio 43567 or the American Cancer Society, poleon, OH 43545 in Denny’s memory. Online condo- journed into executive session to discuss the hiring
P.O Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 in her lences may be sent to the family through our website of personnel at 6:20pm. Upon exiting the session at
memory. Online condolences may be sent to the fam- at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com 7:55pm, council took no action regarding the hiring of
ily through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel. personnel. Mayor Borer then read a letter of resignation
com Cora Kwascigroh (1929 - 2017) from Councilman Scott Wagner effective immediately.
Wagner stated in the letter that he feels he can be better
Irene Streeter (1928 - 2017) Cora Pearl Kwascigroh, serve the village in a manual labor role and he felt being
age 87, of Stryker passed on council was a conflict. The Mayor and other council
Irene B. Streeter, age away early Friday Sep- members thanked him for his service and wished him
89, of Edgerton, Ohio, tember 15, 2017 at Fair- the best of luck in his future endeavors.
died at 6:50 P.M. on Fri- lawn Haven in Archbold.
day, September 15, 2017, Nate can be reached at
at Community Health Pro- Prior to her retire- sports@thevillagereporter.com
fessionals Inpatient Hos- ment she had worked as a
pice after a brief illness. mail carrier. She had also sammonscarpetcleaning.com
worked in area factories
Mrs. Streeter was a and in sales.
graduate of Paulding High
School attended the Mel- Mrs. Kwascigroh was
bern United Methodist born on October 29,
Church. She began her 1929 in Swanton, Ohio
work career with Edgerton the daughter of the late
Metal Products and would Ernest and the late Inez
later retire from Fleetwood (Richardson) Meyer. In
Industries in Edgerton. In 1976 she married Frank E. Kwascigroh and he pre-
retirement she and her husband worked as security ceded her in death in 1990. She enjoyed living on the
guards at Strydel in Stryker, Ohio. Irene cherished the farm, gardening, dancing, fishing and going to garage
time she spent with family, especially her great-grand- sales and flea market
children and a special niece, Kathy Saco-Gill. Surviving are her children; Jean (Ivan) Phillips of
Irene B. Streeter was born on May 22, 1928, in West Unity, Charles (Patrecia) VanderHorst of Aldvor-
Bluecreek Township, Paulding County, Ohio the ton, and Paul (Barbara) Watkins of Bryan. Also sur-
daughter of John and Mary Elizabeth (Lee) Saco. She viving are many grand, great-grand and great-great-
married Richard Streeter on July 19, 1952 in Colum- grandchildren and sisters; Dorothy Taft, Betty Dennis
bia City, Indiana, and he preceded her in death on De- and Mae (Lloyd) Kelley all of Swanton. Preceding her in
cember 16, 2010. death besides her parents and husband were children,
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Whitney, of Steven Watkins, Linda Traxler, Rosemary Borton,
Edgerton; two granddaughters, Dawn Tocaciu and Ali- grandson Brian Tennant and siblings; Alfred, Robert,
cia (Mitchell) Christlieb; three grandsons, Jason, Jar- Donald, Ernie, Edna Weigel and Leona Light.
rod and Richard Streeter, three great-grandchildren, The family requests that memorial contributions be
Brianna Kaydine Shankster, Brantley Roger Vincent made to the Filling Home of Mercy in memory of Brian
Shankster and Elizabeth Strasbourg; two brothers, Tennant. Online condolences may be made to the fam-
Gerald (Carol) Saco of Defiance, Ohio and John (Bri- ily at www.GrisierFH.com.
gitte) Saco, of, Paulding; and a special niece, Kathy
Saco-Gill, of Bellefontaine, Ohio. She was preceded in COMBINED 20 YEARS LOCAL PAINTING EXPERIENCE
death by her parents; two stepsons, Doug and Edward
Streeter; her son-in-law, Junior Whitney; two grand- (Residential, Business, Church, Agricultural & More)
sons, Edward Vincent Whitney and Michael Whitney; • 3D & Flat Murals • Interior Painting & Theming
and two sisters, Delores Saco, and Violet Stockman; • Exterior Painting
a nephew, Gary Saco; and a brother-in-law, David Call Dustin at
Streeter. LaBo’s Creative Design
Memorials are requested to the Melbern United today for your free quote
Methodist Church or to Community Health Profession- and to view examples
als Inpatient Hospice. (419) 633-2934
To sign the online register or send condolences,
please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com.

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POLICE, EMT, FIRE, TRAFFIC & COURT NEWS

WEST UNITY POLICE bris/item in roadway up Hunt, Reuben L. (Montpelier, Ohio).
(September 11) Citizen assist (September 10) 1493 N. Shoop Ave. Unit (September 7) Crabapple Dr., non-inju- 68/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 11) Domestic dispute A, Suspicious activity ry accident
(September 11) Speed / warning (September 10) 100-B Fulton St., Inves- (September 7) Veronica St., Unruly ju- Kaiser, Craig A. (Edon, Ohio). 45/35
(September 12) Lock out tigate complaint venile speed. Fine: $40; Costs: $85.
(September 12) Speed / Warning (September 10) Lawrence Ave. @ Leggett, (September 7) E. Airport Hwy., Unwant-
(September 13) Traffic crash Disabled vehicle ed person Keller, Michael R. (Montpelier, Ohio).
(September 13) Drug complaint (September 10) 840 W. Elm St. Unit (September 8) Brookside Dr., Found Driving under suspension. Fine: $300;
(September 13) Medical Emergency 1201, Family problem item Costs: $133.18; Jail: 90 days with 90
(September 14) Medical Emergency (2) (September 10) 840 W. Elm St. Unit 200, (September 8) E. Airport Hwy., Assist days suspended. No future violations
(September 15) Juvenile problem Suspicious activity rescue - injury within next 3 years.
(September 15) Agency Assist (2) (September 10) 0 Parkview, Investigate (September 8) Fairfield Dr., Assist res-
(September 15) Well-being check complaint cue injury Kendall, Andrew S. (Stryker, Ohio).
(September 15) Noise complaint (September 10) 310 N. Brunell St., Bark- (September 8) W. Airport Hwy., Keys Driving under suspension. Fine: $750;
(September 15) Speed / warning ing dog locked in vehicle Costs: $119; Jail: 180 days with 150
(September 15) Red light / warning (September 10) 300-B Barbara Dr., Ju- (September 8) N. Maind St., Domestic days suspended. Operator’s license
(September 16) Disorderly conduct veniles playing in roadway violence suspended from July 8, 2017 to July 8,
(September 16) Equipment / warning (September 10) 119 N. Fulton St., Inves- (September 9) S. Main St., Suspicious 2018. Willful reckless operation. Fine:
(September 17) Medical Emergency tigate complaint vehicle $150; Costs: $40.
(September 17) Speed / Warning (September 10) 224 Jefferson St., Wel- (September 9) Allen Dr., Door-to-door
fare check sales Kendall, Andrew S. (Stryker, Ohio).
WAUSEON POLICE (September 11) Glenwood St. @ E. Lin- (September 9) Airport Hwy., Reckless Driving under suspension – FRA. Fine:
(September 6) 1108 Arrowhead Trail, In- foot St., Animal call driver $750; Costs: $99; Jail: 180 days with
vestigate complaint (September 11) 104 W. Chestnut Ct., (September 9) St. Richard Crt., 911 120 days suspended. Operator’s license
(September 6) 230 Clinton St., Investi- Unwanted subject hang up suspended from July 22, 2017 to July
gate complaint (September 11) 428 E. Chestnut St., Ju- (September 9) Sanderson St., Domestic 22, 2018. No future violations within
(September 6) 200-B E. Walnut St., In- veniles violence next 5 years. Failure to file report. Fine:
vestigate complaint (September 11) 00 W. Leggett St., Do- (September 9) Memorial park, Juvenile $150; Costs: $40.
(September 6) 147 W. Leggett St., 911 mestic trouble (September 9) Airport Hwy., Reckless
hang up contact in person (September 11) 00 W. Leggett St., Do- driver Kittle, Delvain E. IV (Bryan, Ohio).
(September 6) 325 Frances Dr., Unruly mestic trouble (September 10) Woodland Ave., Car 89/55 speed. Fine: $121; Costs: $79.
juvenile (September 11) 1051 N. Shoop Ave., Ju- Repo
(September 6) 840 Parkview, Open door veniles (September 11) W. Airport Hwy., Reck- Krontz, Scott W. (Edgerton, Ohio).
(September 7) 840 W. Elm St. Unit 302, (September 11) 415 Cole St., Suspicious less driver 66/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
Investigate complaint person (September 11) Hallett & Airport, Acci-
(September 7) 425 Robert Dr., Investi- (September 11) 141 N. Fulton St., 911 dental alarm Lopez, Phillip C. (Defiance, Ohio).
gate complaint hang up contact in person (September 11) W. Garfield, Assist fire Driving under suspension – FRA. Fine:
(September 7) 230 Clinton St., (September 11) 1275 N. Shoop Ave., In- department $200; Costs: $85.
Narcotics vestigate complaint (September 11) Memorial Park, Suspi-
(September 7) 230 Clinton St., (September 11) 485 E. Airport Highway, cious person Marsee, Sean M. (Defiance, Ohio).
Narcotics Threats/harrassment (September 11) W. Airport Hwy., Suspi- Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40.
(September 7) 1270 N. Shoop Ave. Unit (September 12) 485 E. Airport Highway, cious act
A, Down lines 911 hang up contact in person (September 11) Paigelynn St., Phone ha- McCann, Kipp B. (Defiance, Ohio).
(September 7) 805 Cherry St., Welfare (September 12) 260 W. Chestnut St., rassment Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40.
check Larceny (September 12) Black Canyou Sr.,
(September 7) 840 W. Elm St. Unit 1208, (September 12) 525 Wood St., Juveniles Harassment McGill, Jeffrey L. (Bryan, Ohio).
Larceny (September 12) 800-B N. Shoop Ave., (September 13) Carriage Lane, Rental 67/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 7) 810 N. Shoop Ave., 911 Accident-injury scam
hang up contact in person (September 12) E. Walnut St. @ Third (September 13) Black Canyon Dr., As- Miller, Leroy D. (Napoleon, Ohio).
(September 7) 446 E. Oak St., St., Juveniles sist rescue - ill Stop sign. Fine: $65; Costs: $85.
Animal call (September 12) 112 Depot St., Counter- (September 13) Birch St. ,Custody
(September 7) 500-B Ottokee St., Loud feit issue Noto, Breonia E. (Hicksville, Ohio).
noise (September 12) 465 E. Airport Highway, (September 14) W. Aiprort Hwy., 75/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 7) 1497 N. Shoop Ave., In- Alarm drop Assault
vestigate complaint (September 14) Crestwood Dr., Lost Payne, Jason L. (Montpelier, Ohio).
(September 7) 940 E. Oak St., Alarm SWANTON POLICE child - found Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40.
drop (September 1) Drookside Dr., Unlock ve- (September 14) High School, Non-injury
(September 8) 555 W. Linfoot St., 911 hicle crash Perry, Steven M. (Montpelier, Ohio).
hang up contact in person (September 1) Woodland Ave., Unruly (September 14) Garfied & Browning, 68/55 speed. Fine: $45; Costs: $79.
(September 8) 665 E. Linfoot St., Animal juvenile Fight
call (September 1) Airport & S. Main, Unlock (September 14) E. Airport Why., Quick Piasecki, David S. (Sherwood, Ohio).
(September 8) 839 Lawrence Ave., Alarm vehicle change attempt FRA suspension. Fine: $500; Costs: $79.
drop (September 1) Airport & S. Main, Assist (September 14) Kierra Lane, Weapons Operator’s license suspended from July
(September 8) 332 Barbara Dr., Welfare rescue injury information 24, 2017 to July 24, 2018.
check (September 1)Hallett & Airport, Hit-skip (September 14) Scott Rd., Accidental
(September 8) 840 W. Elm St. Unit 1300, accident alarm Raabe, Lisa M. (Montpelier, Ohio).
Suspicious vehicle (September 2) Willow Run & Airport - 67/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 8) 415 Cole St. Unit 39, Wel- Gunshot noise WILLIAMS COUNTY TRAFFIC
fare check (September 3) Cass St., Barking dog Alig, Richard J. Jr. (Wauseon, Ohio). Riley, Jody A. (West Unity, Ohio).
(September 8) 413 W. Elm St., Narcot- (September 3) Cass St., Barking dog 90/70 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Failure to control. Fine: $71; Costs: $79.
ics/overdose (September 3) Brookside Dr., Suspi- Baker, Joel L. (Alvordton, Ohio). Seat
(September 8) 209 E. Walnut St., Inves- cious person belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40. Roth, Madalyn G. (Archbold, Ohio).
tigate complaint (September 4) N. Munson Rd., Assist Barton, Brandon L. (Bryan, Ohio). 74/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 8) 135 W. Linfoot St., Inves- rescue - ill Permit/no adult. Fine: $65; Costs: $85.
tigate complaint (September 4) Munson & Dodge - reck- Improper pass. Fine: $110; Costs: $40. Rubel, Cathy J. (Bryan, Ohio). 51/35
(September 9) 230 Clinton St., Unruly less vehicle Belcher, Tracy A. (Pioneer, Ohio). speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
juvenile (September 5) Bassett St., Scam 65/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 9) 840 W. Elm St. Unit 1106, delivery Bertz, Heidi L. (Napoleon, Ohio). Snow, Rene P. (Montpelier, Ohio).
Loud noise (September 5) Marshall Dr., Scam deliv- Driving under suspension. Fine: $125; 68/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(September 9) 413 E. Oak St., Theft ery Costs: $79.
(September 9) 400-B Fulton St., Investi- (September 5) S. Munson Rd., Assist Bostater, Brandon (Ney, Ohio). Ex- Stover, Lisa S. (Montpelier, Ohio).
gate burning trash complaint Rescue - ill pired registration. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40.
(September 9) 1058 N. Shoop Ave., Ani- (September 6) Hallett & Airport, Suspi- Bowlin, Treysa L. (Bryan, Ohio).
mal call cious person 45/35 speed. Fine: $40; Costs: $85. Stuckey, Johnathan (Edgerton,
(September 9) 415 Cole St. Unit 45, Sus- (September 6) Dodge St., Civil dispute Forbes, Terry L. (West Unity, Ohio). Ohio). Failure to display operator’s li-
picious activity (September 6) E Airport Hwy., Expired plates. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. cense. Fine: $100; Costs: $109.
(September 9) 216 E. Linfoot St., animal Menacing Gambler, Jennifer L. (Montpelier,
call (September 7) S. Main St., Accidental Ohio). No driver’s license. Fine: $300; Wadman, Eugenia M. (Montpelier,
(September 9) 135 Darlene Dr., Alarm Costs: $92. Operator’s license suspend- Ohio). Violation of restriction. Fine:
Littering (September 7) Paigelyn St., Reckless ed from August 19, 2017 to October 18, $500 with $400 suspended; Costs: $120.
(September 9) 227 McKinely St., Acci- driver 2017. Stop sign. Fine: $25; Costs: $40. No future violations within next 2 years.
dent (Property damage) (September 7) Hallett ave., Abondoned Hartman, Gregory T. (Bryan, Ohio). 59/50 speed. Fine: $25; Costs: $40.
(September 9) 316 Madison St., DOA vehicle Stop sign. Fine: $71; Costs: $79.
(September 9) 1285 N. Shoop Ave. Unit (September 7) Church St., Neighbor dis- Haury, Corey L. (Bryan, Ohio). 68/55 Westfall, Bradley A. (Pioneer, Ohio).
10, Animal call pute speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40.
(September 10) 100-B Depot St., De- (September 7) E. Airport Hwy., 911 hang
Wickerham, Andrew B. (Stryker,
Ohio). Stop sign. Fine: $65; Costs: $85.

WILLIAMS COUNTY CRIMINAL
Crigger, Rachel L. (Bryan, Ohio). Dis-
orderly conduct. Fine: $100; Costs: $90;
Jail: 30 days with 30 days suspended.
No future violations within next 3 years.
Frazer, Brock D. (Bryan, Ohio). Solic-
iting. Fine: $200; Costs: $210; Jail: 30
days with 30 days suspended. 75 hours
community service. No future violations
within next 2 years. No contact with vic-
tim.
Gile, Tabetha L. (Napoleon, Ohio).
File City Tax 2015 – Bryan. Fine: $200
with $200 suspended; Costs: $149; Jail:
30 days with 30 days suspended. No fu-
ture violations within next 2 years. 30
days to file taxes and make payment ar-
rangements.
Kendall, Andrew S. (Stryker, Ohio).
Flee/elude. Fine: $350; Costs: $119;
Jail: 180 days with 150 days ...

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POLICE, EMS, FIRE & COURT NEWS

suspended. Operator’s license sus- Lyons, Ethan A. (Bryan, Ohio). Fail- possess Cocaine, and he had a firearm 2017, Mr. Parsons prepared for ship-
pended from July 8, 2017 to July 8, ure to control. Fine: $102; Costs: $80. in his possession while having been ment or transported marihuana for dis-
2018. Possession. Fine: $150; Costs: placed under disability due to a prior tribution.
$40. Metcalf, Beth A. (Edgerton, Ohio). conviction. Between March 9, 2016 and
69/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. November 8, 2016, he a sold synthetic Judge Jeffrey Robinson sentenced
Miler, Audrey M. (Bryan, Ohio). Re- cannabinoid. Mr. Parsons to 125 days of communi-
sisting arrest. Fine: $200; Costs: $325; Miller, Kayce A. (Bryan, Ohio). 70/55 ty control, to be served at CCNO with
Jail: 90 days with 80 days suspended. speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $88. Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced credit for time served. Mr. Parsons was
No future violations within next 5 years. Mr. Sweidan to prison for 36 months for ordered to pay prosecution costs and
Renewed Minds. Thinking for a Change. Miller, Michael Z. (Archbold, Ohio). Possession of Marihuana, 24 months in the cost of his court-appointed attorney.
Possession of drug instruments. Fine: 56/40 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $88. prison for Having Weapons While Under
$200; Costs: $45; Jail: 180 days with Disability, 12 months in prison for At- Failure to abide by these conditions
180 days suspended. Agency to destroy Nygard, Terry A. (Metamora, Ohio). tempted Possession of Cocaine, and 12 could result in Mr, Parsons serving six
contraband. Obstructing official busi- 67/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. months in prison for Aggravated Traf- months in prison.
ness. Fine: $200; Costs: $45; Jail: 90 ficking in Drugs. Said sentences to be
days with 90 days suspended. No fu- Overmier, James K. (Liberty Center, served concurrently with one another, Two individuals were sentenced
ture violations within next 5 years. Pos- Ohio). 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: for a total prison term of 36 months. on September 15, 2017, In the Fulton
session. Fine: $150; Costs: $40. Opera- $80. County Common Pleas Court according
tor’s license suspended from September His real property located at 11484 to county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman.
5, 2017 to March 4, 2018. Drug para- Peppers, Laura A. (Metamora, Ohio). US 20, Lyons, along with cash in the
phernalia. Fine: $150; Costs: $40. 68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. amount of $56,280, was ordered to be Chester Allen, 64, of 208 Oakview
forfeited to the State. He was also or- Drive, Delta, previously pleaded guilty
Miller, Tonya R. (Angola, Indiana). Potter, Joshua D. (Wauseon, Ohio). dered to pay prosecution costs. to Assault. On February 10, 2017, he
Domestic violence. Fine: $350; Costs: 64/50 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $88. caused physical harm to a police officer
$169; Jail: 180 days with 180 days A Wayland, Iowa man was sentenced while he was performing his official du-
suspended. No future violations within Quintanilla, Noah A. (Wauseon, on September 12, 2017, in the Fulton ties.
next 5 years. No violent or threatening Ohio). Assured clear distance ahead. County Common Pleas Court according
contact with victim. Fine: $102; Costs: $88. to county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman. Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced
Mr. Allen to 3 years of community con-
Pack, Brooks A. (Montpelier, Ohio). Robertson, Patricia (Defiance, Ohio). Dustin Palmer, 26, previously plead- trol and ordered him to stay out of
Theft. Fine: $500; Costs: $95; Jail: 180 Signal lights. Fine: $37; Costs: $88. ed guilty to Possession of Hashish. On bars/taverns, not possess or consume
days with 150 days suspended. No fu- April 10, 2017, he possessed Hashish, alcohol, not to possess or own any
ture violations within next 2 years. No Sandidge, Billy R. (Wauseon, Ohio). and the amount of the drug equaled or fixed blade knives, continue treatment
contact with victim, Circle K, Montpe- 68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. exceeded 10 grams, but less than 50 through the Maumee Valley Guidance
lier. Work release granted. grams. Center, including taking medications,
Stevens, Andrew T. (Swanton, Ohio). complete 10 sessions of ON TRAC, not
Waidelich, Tyler (Wauseon, Ohio). 74/55 speed. Fine: $102; Costs: $80. Judge Jeffrey L, Robinson sentenced to enter the Speedway or BP stations
Criminal damages. Fine: $250; Costs: Mr. Palmer to 1 year of community con- in Delta, and to serve 2 days In CCNO
$90; Jail: 60 days with 60 days sus- Sweidan, Faten J. (Metamora, Ohio). trol and ordered him to pay prosecution within 30 days.
pended. No future violations within 74/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80. cost, and pay for court appointed coun-
next 3 years. Restitution of $50. sel fees. Failure to comply could result Failure to comply could result in Mr.
WILLIAMS COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Vaculik, Karen L. (Lyons, Ohio). in Mr. Palmer spending 6 months in Allen spending 12 months in prison.
70/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $88. prison.
Day, Alexander J. (West unity, Ohio). David Tressler, III, 34, of 7950 Co.
Failure to notify change of address, a Vonier, Alec S. (Wauseon, Ohio). A Milwaukie, Oregon man was sen- Rd. 8, Delta, previously pleaded guilty
fourth degree felony. Sentenced to a 12 Failure to control. Fine: $102; Costs: tenced on September 12, 2017 in the to Illegal Use of Supplemental Nutrition
month term of incarceration through $80. Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Assistance Probation Benefits or WIC
ODRC with a discretionary period of up Program Benefits. On November 13,
to 3 years post release control. Ordered Wiley, Tracy A. (Liberty Center, Ohio). Andrew Parsons, age 29, previously 2016, he possessed and used another’s
to pay all costs of prosecution, any 68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. pled guilty to Trafficking in Marihuana. food stamp card.
court-appointed counsel costs, and any According to Fulton County Prosecutor
supervision fees permitted. Willson, Allen R. (Lyons, Ohio). Scott Haselman, on or about May 11, Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced
69/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. Mr. Tressler to 7 months in prison.
FULTON COUNTY TRAFFIC
Bailey, April T. (Fayette, Ohio). Fail- Wyse, Landon P. (Archbold, Ohio). Swanton Code Enforcement Officer
ure to yield. Fine: $102; Costs: $88. 83/70 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. Gives Presentation To Village Council
Barnes, Abbigail N. (Liberty Center,
Ohio). 81/ 70 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: Ziegler, Alyssa B. (Archbold, Ohio). By: Bill O’ Connell
$88. 68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $88. THE VILLAGE REPORTER
Blake, William D. (Swanton, Ohio).
68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. FULTON COUNTY CIVIL At the Monday Vil-
Bruner, Jennifer L. (Wauseon, Ohio). For: Gary L. Smith (Swanton, Ohio). lage Council meeting held
70/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80. Against: Chears, Verdis (Toledo, Ohio). on 9/11, Dennis Brown,
Clawson, Katherine E. (Delta, Ohio). $2476.84. Swanton’s Code Enforce-
79/55 speed. Fine: $77; Costs: $80. For: Herriott, John (Swanton, Ohio) ment Officer, gave an up-
Dunlap, Lauren R. (Swanton, Ohio). and Herriott, Jody (Swanton, Ohio). dated presentation of the
66/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. Against: Smith, David (Swanton, Ohio) progress that has been
Eitniear, Kendra J. (Swanton, Ohio). and Smith, Kim (Swanton, Ohio). made since his hiring of
69/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. $5506.69. approximately 15 months
Fickle, Ronald A. (West Unity, Ohio). ago. Mr. Brown showed
Improper left turn. Fine: $102; Costs: FULTON COUNTY the Council several “be-
$88. PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE fore” slides of properties
Foster, Linda L. (Swanton, Ohio). A Mobile, Alabama man was sen- that had been neglected
69/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80. tenced on September 13, 2017, in the and were in violation of lo-
Franklin, Tyler L. (Delta, Ohio). Fulton County Common Pleas Court cal ordinances in terms of
65/55 speed. Fine: $77; Costs: $80. according to county prosecutor Scott A. property maintenance and
Fricke, Dana N. (Wauseon, Ohio). Haselman. therefore deemed a nui-
67/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $88. Tomas Fashbaugh, 26, pleaded sance. These violations
Harman, Amanda L. (Napoleon, guilty to Attempted Felonious Assault. included everything from
Ohio). 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: On July 7, 2017 he attempted to cause trash, garbage and aban-
$80. physical harm to another by means of a doned cars littering yards
Hoot, Zachary D. (Wauseon, Ohio). deadly weapon, to overgrown landscapes
Failure to yield. Fine: $102; Costs: $88. Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced and unmowed lawns,
Mr. Fashbaugh to 18 months in prison, things that were extremely
and ordered him to pay prosecution unsightly and would lower
costs and pay court-appointed counsel surrounding real estate
fees. values.
A Lyons man was sentenced on Au- PHOTO BY BILL O’ CONNELL, STAFF
gust 24, 2017, in the Fulton County After notifying the APPEARING BEFORE COUNCIL ... Dennis Brown,
Common Pleas Court according to
county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman.
Jad Sweidan, 69, of 11484 US 20,
previously pleaded guilty to Possession
of Marihuana, Having Weapons While
Under Disability, Attempted Possession
of Cocaine/ and Aggravated Traffick-
ing In Drugs. On November 4, 2015, he
possessed Marihuana and attempted to

Defiance Post Investigating property owners of the vi- Code Enforcement Officer, presents to the Council.
Serious Injury Crash olations and giving them
time to correct the situa-
tion, Mr. Brown returned
zle reported that both the Village’s web-
to monitor and photograph the progress. site redesign and the upcoming quarterly
He showed “after” slides of these prop- newsletter are on track for launch in ear-
erties and labeled them successes that ly October. There is a signup sheet at the
had begun as failures, with respect to Municipal Building for those who wish
amount of cleanup that had taken place. to subscribe for the newsletter. Only a
BRYAN – The Defiance Post of The Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne by Sa- “We really depend not only on Mr. handful of printed copies will be avail-
Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently maritan Flight. A seatbelt was not in Brown’s personal observance of these able for each edition.
investigating a single vehicle injury crash use by Mr. Harrington at the time of the properties but we welcome phone calls The Planning Commission unani-
which occurred on September 13, 2017, crash. Drugs and speed are believed to from anyone who wants to report any- mously approved a request from Jason
at approximately 7:17 pm on County be factors in the crash. thing,” commented Mayor Ann Roth. Divoll, Director of Transportation Ser-
Road 10, .2 miles south of County Road “And we feel we should be diligent that if vices for Swanton Schools, for accessory
G. 4 miles west of the city of Bryan. Assisting at the scene were the Wil- we get a report that we immediately fol- use for a propane tank at the District’s
liams County Sheriff’s office, Bryan City low up. Because not everything is view- bus garage at 118 W. Airport Highway.
A 1999 Honda Civic being driven Fire Department, and Williams County able from the street when Mr. Brown is Swanton Schools are gradually convert-
by James Aaron Harrington, age 26, of EMS. The Ohio State Highway Patrol driving around. So, we share with Vil- ing to propane-fueled buses.
Martin, Michigan, was northbound on encourages drivers and occupants to lage residents that they should feel com- The Commission also approved three
county road 10. The vehicle traveled off always where their seat belts, to never fortable in reporting something of this variances, front yard setback, landscape
the left side of the roadway and struck drive distracted or impaired, and to re- nature.” perimeter and signage, for the McDon-
a pole. Mr. Harrington was flown to duce speed during inclement weather.

In Fire Department news, the Coun- ald’s at 14223 Airport Highway. A com-
cil approved a motion to reclassify Gary plete demolition and rebuild for the res-
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Roytek from a salaried employee to an taurant is tentatively scheduled to begin
Announces Traffic Blitz Results hourly employee with a wage of $17.50 in October with a grand re-opening in
per hour and subject to a six-month December, weather permitting. Rite Aid
probationary period. Mr. Roytek will be Pharmacy is currently working on a full
credited with an additional six hours of interior remodeling. No zoning permits
vacation leave for 2017 and will accrue were required for the proposed interior
Sheriff Roy E, Miller announces that for from a grant that the Sheriffs Office 4.6 hours of sick leave for every 80 hours work.
the Fulton County Sheriffs Office con- received from the Ohio Department of of work. Also, based on their success- In other news involving a requested
ducted a Traffic Enforcement Blitz that Public Safety. ful completion of probationary periods, variance, Ms. Hoelzle stated the Mail
ran from September 13th thru Septem- Fire/Rescue employees Chad Branum Pouch Saloon ownership was given 30
ber 17th. Deputies who worked this Sheriff Miller and his deputies are and Jeremy Chesser were removed from days to remove storage trailers from the
Blitz made 32 traffic stops and issued dedicated to protecting the citizens of probation. property after that variance request was
16 citations. The citations issued were Fulton County and the motorists who Fire Safety Day at the station on rejected for a third and final time. The
for 14 speed violations, driving under a travel its highways. This grant allows Church Street is scheduled for October next meeting will take place on Septem-
revoked or suspended driver’s license, extra patrol to enforce the traffic laws 8, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A ber 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Village
and expired registration. Deputies also that will increase the safety of motor- press release with details will be issued Offices Building.
issued 18 warnings during the Blitz. ists on the roadway in the areas that are soon.
The Traffic Enforcement Blitzes are paid prone to a higher number of serious and Village Administrator Rosanna Hoel- Bill can be reached at
fatal crashes. publisher@thevillagereporter.com

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Montpelier Student Council & Class Officers

STUDENT COUNCIL ... In no particular order: Addi Thompson, Alex Vankham, Alexis Marihugh, Alexis Wildenthaler, Allison Sommer, Ashton Dick, Aubree Moss, Blake
Bumb, Braden Saneholtz, Chandler Byers, Chelsea Graham, Connor Yahraus, Elizabeth Fritsch, Emily Fritsch, Ethan Marihugh, Hanna Bumb, Jacqueline Carlson,
Jaden VanTong, Jaret Dye, Jessi Bumb, Jozee Sentle, Katie Scott, Katie Taylor, Keiylee Bentley, Kennedy Caudill, Kimme Engels, Kolden Uribes, Lydia Grime, Peyton
Houk, Rachel McIntosh, Rheanna Stoy, Sonja Alvire and Angela Chang.

FRESHMAN OFFICERS ... President: Addi Thompson, Vice President: Sonja Alvira,
Secretary: Lyndsi Engels, Treasurer: Jessica Bumb.

SENIOR OFFICERS ... President: Katie Taylor, Vice President: Katie Scott, Secre-
tary: Kolden Uribes, Treasurer: Bradey Clair.

Montpelier High School
To Celebrate Homecoming

Montpelier High School Homecoming festivities will be held September
21st, 2017 at 8pm. Festivities will take place at the back of the Montpelier
High School (1015 E Brown Road). The public is invited to celebrate. Festivi-
ties will include a parade (athletes, marching band, cheerleaders, class ban-
ners, and the 2017 homecoming court), a snake dance from the field house
down Brown Road, and bone fire. In case of rain, please come to the Superior
Gym.

SOPHOMORE OFFICERS ... President: Chandler Byers, Vice President: Emma
Clair, Secretary: Kennedy Caudill, Treasurer: Brinn Miller.

JUNIOR OFFICERS ... President: Andrew Frisby, Vice President: Kimme Engels, PHOTOS PROVIDED
Secretary: Hanna Bumb, Treasurer: Elizabeth Fritsch.
HOMECOMING COURT ... Left to right: Addison Thompson 9th, Sage Gauden
10th, Jacqueline Carlson 12th, Summer Moon 12th, Aubree Moss 12th, and
Rheanna Stoy 11th.

September 26, 2017 5–7 p.m. Call for appointments: 419.633.0755
Get more information at chwchospital.org/OBGYN
at Bryan Hospital
the spectrum of OB/GYN care to women of all ages,
It gives us great pride and pleasure to invite from teens to expecting moms to menopausal and post-menopausal women.
the community to meet Obstetrician

Gynecologist Hanan Bazzi, MD, and to tour
our completely new Women’s Health Clinic.

Clinic phone: 419.633.0755
More information: chwchospital.org/OBGYN

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CHWC-Montpelier Hospital Auxiliary Senior Center News
Membership Kickoff Begins Sept. 27

The “Pink Ladies” are at it again! receipts have totaled over $36,000. The Birthday Day Held At Bryan Senior Center
The public is asked to help our CHWC- gift shop is located by the main waiting
Montpelier Hospital Auxiliary! During area and admissions office. Browsers are PHOTO PROVIDED
September and October, members are welcome.
encouraged to renew their annual mem- ENTERTAINMENT ... The Bryan Senior Center hosted Birthday Day on September
bership and the auxiliary welcomes new Other auxiliary projects include book 14, 2017. They were entertained by: (sitting left to right) Bob Leidigh on the fiddle,
members to join for a small annual dues fairs, December memorial musical pro- Jack Mullins on the guitar, Marilyn Mullins on the dulcimer, Keith Hancock on the
donation. Auxiliary volunteers in pink gram, angels and luminary program, guitar and Bob Flory on the guitar. The seniors had a great time!!!
smocks will promote membership and staff appreciation tea, celebration of doc-
offer information about the auxiliary tor’s day and nurse’s week, monthly pa- Birthdays & Anniversaries
at Miller’s New Market, Whitaker Way, tient favors, silent auction, maintaining Celebrated At Edgerton Senior Center
Montpelier, Wednesday, Sept. 27th 9 current magazines for visitors in waiting
a.m.-3 p.m. area, and supplying puzzle and reading
books for patients. Since its organi-
The local Community Hospitals & zation over 60 years ago, the auxiliary
Wellness Centers-Montpelier auxiliary has donated more than $250,000 to as-
meets regularly October through June sist in purchasing hospital equipment
on the second Monday of each month and other necessary items and monetary
usually at 1 p.m. in the conference gifts to CHWC Share Foundation.
room with a varied program featuring lo-
cal speakers. Luncheon meetings at 12 Current auxiliary officers serving
noon are held in March, December and through June 2018 are President Arme-
June. The auxiliary’s main purpose is to da Sawmiller, Vice President & Sunshine
offer financial support to the local hos- Chr. Carol Eriksen, Treasurer Barb Di-
pital, supply volunteers for the hospital etsch, Secretary Connie Dunseth and
gift shop, show appreciation to the hos- Past President Joyce Schelling. Other
pital staff for their continuous efforts in volunteers on the Executive Board are
excellent patient care, assist at hospital Ruth Cooley, gift shop manager, recre-
blood drives and educate hospital aux- ation & magazines; Marty Brace, histo-
iliary members regarding various health rian; and Gloria Poorman, program com-
concerns and local hospital services. mittee member.

Auxiliary projects include the hospi- Board members met Monday,
tal gift shop which is open to the pub- Sept.11th to discuss plans for the new
lic, offering a variety of items including year starting with the Monday, Oct. 9th
Rada knives, gift baskets, silk flowers general meeting in the conference room
in vases, books, snacks, candy, crys- at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be CHWC
tal & glassware, greeting cards, stuffed President & CEO Phil Ennen. Auxil-
animals, games, toys, dolls, figurines, iary members are encouraged to bring
personal hygiene items and handmade guests. New 2017-18 program booklets
items such as scarves, slippers, kitchen for auxiliary members are now available.
towels, “scrubbies”, dishcloths, afghans For more information regarding the aux-
and plastic canvas gifts. Since the hospi- iliary, please contact President Armeda
tal gift shop started operations in 1991, Sawmiller 419-485-4567 or Treasurer
Barb Dietsch 419-485-3229.

PHOTO PROVIDED PHOTO PROVIDED
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL ... CHWC-Montpelier Hospital Auxiliary Executive Board
members are preparing to begin a new year with a special membership promotion CELEBRATION ... Celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, front row: Ruth Kim-
Wednesday, Sept. 27th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Miller’s New Market, pel, Mary Sanders, Nira Thiel. Second row: Lee Gilbert, Dee Gilbert, Doug and Jane
Whitaker Way, Montpelier. Pictured with new program booklets for the 2017-18 Snyder (anniversary) and Cloard (Nick) Thiel.

year in front of the hospital entrance are from left, Ruth Cooley, Barb Dietsch, Mar-
ty Brace, Connie Dunseth, Armeda Sawmiller, Carol Eriksen, and Joyce Schelling.

Bryan Senior Center CelebratesThe first regular auxiliary meeting for the new year will be Monday, Oct. 9th at 1:00
p.m. in the hospital conference room with Phil Ennen, Community Hospitals and Birthdays & Anniversaries
Wellness Centers President & CEO, speaker.

Williams County
Upcoming Road Closure

The Williams County Engineer’s Of- pavement planning (milling the surface),
fice would like to advise the public of pavement repairs (extra depth asphalt
upcoming resurfacing work on County patching along the edges), a course of
Road D from State Route 576 west thru intermediate asphalt, a surface course
the intersection of County Road D and of asphalt, and pavement marking.
County Road 7.
Traffic is to be maintained during the
Pavement planing work is proposed to resurfacing operations. Williams Coun-
begin the week of September 25, 2017. ty regrets the inconvenience that will be
However, as with all paving projects wet caused by the Construction. For further
weather can alter schedules. The work information please contact the Williams
is projected to be completed within a six County Engineer’s Office 419-636-2454
week time frame. The work will include Ext. 36

Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES ... The Bryan Senior Center hosted Birthday &
& Milkweed Pod Collection Anniversary Day on September 14, 2017. It was hosted by Fountain Park of Bryan
and we had entertainment by a Blue Grass Band. The folks that are in the pic-
Due to the drastic decline in the into paper bags or paper grocery sacks. ture are: Sitting-left to right- Buelah Dilyard, Zelma Blakely, Thelma Stecher, Lilly
population of the Monarch butterfly, Avoid using plastic bags because they Staynor, Phyllis Jolly and Dorothy Davis. Standing- left to right- Glenn Hughes,
the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative can attract moisture and allow mold to Kathy Smith, Charles Smith, Bonnie Weldon, Ron Hardesty, Mike Corwin, Olan
(OPHI) is seeking public involvement develop. Store seeds in a cool, dry area Zigler and Margaret McBride.
to collect and drop off common milk- until you can deliver to the closest pod
weed seed pods from established plants, collection area. It is recommended to Driving Class Anniversa5r0ytChelebration
September 1st through October 30th, wear disposable gloves when picking At Bryan
at collection stations around the state. and handling pods. Harvesting seed Solid Rock Community Church
The seeds will be used to establish new pods from milkweed plants will not have Senior Center 102 EGLY DR., WEST UNITY, OH
plantings and create additional habitat any effect on the population of milkweed
for the Monarch butterfly throughout in established areas. The Bryan Senior Cen- Sunday, September 24
Ohio in the coming years. ter, 1201 South Portland 9:30 - 11:30 Worship Service
OPHI was formed in response to the Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506,
“Common and swamp milkweed is 2014 petition to list the Monarch butter- is hosting the AARP Driving No Sunday School • No Children’s Church
essential to the survival of Monarch fly as federally endangered. Its partners Class on Thursday, Octo- Nursery (0-2 yrs.) WILL be available
Butterflies in Ohio,” said Marci Lininger, include state of Ohio agencies, univer- ber 26, 2017 from 8:30 am
biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife sities, corporations, and non-profit or- to 2:00 pm with an hour Guest Speaker: Mike Beasley
Service. “Ohio is a priority area for Mon- ganizations. OPHI’s mission is to inform break for lunch. The se-
archs. This generation of Monarchs are citizens, landowners, farmers, and gov- nior center has lunch for (SRCC Pastor 2001-2008)
also responsible for starting the life cy- ernment agencies of the importance of a donation of $ 3.00. The
cle all over again in the spring, and lay- pollinators and the habitat they need to class could save you money Everyone is invited to stay and join us to a meal after the Worship
ing the following year’s first generation survive. Members of the initiative are a on your car insurance and Service. (Table service and meal is being supplied by the church.)
of Monarchs in late summer” core group of professionals that provide bring you up to date on the
education, outreach, and technical as- new laws and auto safety.
The Williams County Soil and Water sistance to all that have an interest in The class size is limited to
Conservation District (SWCD) at 1120 pollinators and protecting our food sup- 25. It is $ 15.00 for mem-
West High Street in Bryan will be a drop ply. bers of AARP and $ 20.00
off site for your milkweed pods. Seed for non-members. For more
pods from common milkweed should For more information on OPHI or the information please call the
be collected when the pods are dry and seed pod collection, visit the OPHI web- senior center and speak
gray or brown in color. If the center site at www.ophi.info or contact the Wil- with the site-manager at
seam pops with gentle pressure, they liams SWCD office at 419-636-9395 Ext 419-636-4047.
can be picked. It is best to collect pods 3.

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Funeral & Estate Planning

Understanding Life Insurance

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Keep Your Pet On A Grooming Schedule

In addition to food, shelter and medical care, pets dogs only every two to four months unless the dog has dog walks. Pet owners will soon learn to guage the length
require grooming to keep them healthy. Small animals, gotten into something dirty or very smelly. Cats do not of time between trimming, but a good rule of thumb is
such as hamsters and gerbils, may groom themselves to need to be bathed very often, and even then only if they every two weeks.
keep clean, but large pets often require more than tongue get into a sticky mess or smell bad.
baths can offer. The Humane Society of the United States says that
BRUSHING trimming cats’ claws helps prevent deep scratches when
Grooming is an important process that keeps pets’ Brushing is a grooming technique that can be done people play with cats. Trimming also protects furniture
coats, nails, skin, and ears clean and healthy. Regular much more often. One or two brushings per week with and other household items. Trim claws every few weeks.
grooming sessions also offer other benefits, such as pro- help keep cats’ healthy glows, as brushing removes dirt,
viding one-on-one socialization with an owner or profes- grease and dead hair. Cats that tolerate grooming well Other foot care involves trimming fur from between the
sional groomer. Routinely handling a pet will help him or may enjoy more frequent brushings. pads of feet and inspecting feet to ensure there are no
her become more acclimated to people and close contact,. Regular brushing of dogs’ coats helps to slough off cuts or other foot injuries.
dead skin and distribute natural oils. Brush a dog’s coat
How frequently pet owners should have their pets every few days, regardless of fur length. Look for brushes EARS
groomed depends on the disposition of the animal as well that are designed for particular coat types. A few different Dogs and cats may need some help keeping their ears
as its coat type and level of activity. For example, dogs types of brushes may be necessary. clean. Keeping the inside of pets’ ears clean will make pets
that spend a good deal of time indoors may not become as feel good and can prevent ear infections. Discharges or
dirty as those that go on frequent jaunts through muddy FOOT CARE unusual smells emanating from an ear or ears should be
yards. Cats handle a lot of their own grooming, but may A variety of tasks are involved in pet foot care. Nails are addressed by a veterinarian.
benefit from periodic brushing and other care. Once pet one area that need to be addressed. Long nails on dogs
owners see how fur grows and when paws need tending, can be cumbersome and even painful if left unattended.
they can develop a routine that works. Many groomers and vets recommend trimming nails when
they’ve become so long they click on the ground when the
BATHING
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8 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


Pettisville School Board Creates New Positions

By: James Pruitt decrease (11c to 10c per 1,000 coverage per month). supplies, but have an adequate supply of these items at
THE VILLAGE REPORTER The district’s enrollment is are down about 10 students the current time.
when compared with last year’s start, with 528 this year
The Pettisville Board of Education has created an as compared to 538 last year. Cash will also be accepted. The money collected will
additional aide position. The board also offered Heidi be used to buy items to help stock the pantry. Please
Klingensmith a one-year contract on an hourly as-need- Testing: Kindergarten Readiness Assessment- KRA: make checks payable to Pettisville Schools-Blackbird
ed basis as an educational aide. She is assisting with August 31 and September 1. The KRA includes ways for Pantry. All food and hygiene items and donations will
transportation of special needs students. The board teachers to measure a child’s school readiness. Ohio’s be collected throughout the entire school year.
may be adding a second position in the near future. Early Learning and Development Standards (birth to
kindergarten entry) are the basis for the assessment. It Families in need may request a particular item at
The board added a temporary third supplemental has six components: social skills (including social and any time. The district will also have a “Bird Pack” pro-
position to assist with the Quiz team. The team has had emotional development, and approaches toward learn- gram where backpacks will be filled with non-perish-
a high number of students this year. School officials ing), mathematics, science, social studies, language able items to create a meal. Families may fill out the
will evaluate the program’s status after this year to de- and literacy, and physical well-being and motor devel- food pantry request slip indicating their request for up
termine if it should be an ongoing position. The supple- opment. to two meals per week. “Bird Packs” will be sent home
mental position will be compensated in the amount of on Fridays or the last student day of each week.
.148 percent of the base ($510.) as assistant quiz team Diagnostics: First administration by Sept. 30th. The
advisor. This amount equates to half of the supplemen- district will be using the State Diagnostics and Stars. START OF SCHOOL: The district has had a very
tal for the high school quiz advisor. smooth beginning to the 2017-2018 school year. New
Reading Diagnostic: K-3 State Tests students have quickly made friends and are enjoying
Supplemental contracts for Michael Short as play Grade 3 English language arts – Five consecutive the new change. Teachers, custodians, bus drivers,
director and Myra Frazer as co-sophomore class advi- school days, including make-ups, within the Oct. 23- cafeteria workers and the office staff have worked very
sor were approved for 2016-17. Short is a non-licensed Nov. 3 window. (Oct. 24 & 25), Grades 3-6 English lan- hard to have all of the individual components of school
individual. The board approved an addition to Policy guage arts - March 26 to April 27, Mathematics and ready to create this smooth opening, and I thank them
4421: Benefits for Classified Employees. This policy science - April 2 to May 11. all for their time, efforts and dedication to our students
essentially codifies benefit offerings for classified staff The school has extended an invitation to all new and district.
that have been in place and extends dental benefits students in grades 3 - 6 to a special “Get Acquainted”
for a few additional employees. It will become effective ice cream party. Mr. Shumaker and Mr. Waldvogel will DRILLS BEGIN: State law requires schools to hold
Jan. 1, 2018. General guidelines are as follows: Clas- also get a chance to introduce each other and explain six fire drills, three school safety drills, one tactical
sified employees who work 2,000 or more annual hours their positions as Guidance Counselor and Principal. school safety drill, and two severe weather drills during
qualify for family health coverage. Classified employees Primary Bus Safety: Grades K-3 were instructed the course of the school year. The administrative team
who work 1,400 or more annual hours qualify for single on Bus Safety on Aug.23. Mrs. Burkholder and Mrs. has put together the annual plan and it will be submit-
health coverage. Graber conducted the training which included loading ted to the state. In the first week of school, our fire
an actual bus. Bullying Incident Report Grade K-6: The drill went smoothly as our students and staff exited the
Employees who are offered single health insurance, Ohio Revised Code, Section 3313.666 has established a building quickly and efficiently.
will also be offered single dental and vision; those of- requirement that the district administration semiannu-
fered family health insurance will also be offered fam- ally provide a written summary of all reported bullying EXCELLENT SENIOR CLASS: The Class of 2018,
ily dental and vision. All regular employees will receive incidents and post the same on the district Web site, to consisting of 43 seniors, is an outstanding group of role
single vision insurance All employees who work over the extent permitted by section 3319.321 of the Revised models and leaders for the rest of the school. There are
1,000 hours annually (based on previous year) will re- Code. 35 seniors are in the high school, 7 seniors attend Four
ceive $60,000 of term life insurance from a carrier se- Number of Bullying Incidents 2016-17: Semester I County Career Center, with 1 senior taking all college
lected by the board. Insurance rates were set Sept. 11 – 4; Semester II - 4The Fulton County Third Grade Ag classes at Northwest State Community College. Expect
by the Northern Buckeye Health Plan general assembly. Fest will be Sept. 20 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. to hear a lot of good things from this year’s seniors.
Changes will be as follows and will be effective Jan. 1, The Pettisville Elementary School will be continuing the
2018 pantry program to help district families in these diffi- MR. HORNING: Pettisville High School volleyball
cult economic times. The school will be collecting non- coach John Horning, recently earned his 200th vic-
Access+ (Health Plan), 4 percent Increase (2017 was perishable food and personal hygiene items to stock our tory. At the conclusion of last Thursday’s match, Coach
5 percent increase); Dental Plan, 2 percent Increase pantry. The pantry will also distribute coats and school Horning’s varsity coaching record stood at 200 wins and
(2017 was no change); Vision Plan 2 percent Increase 77 losses, with a conference record of 102 wins and only
(2017 was 4.8 percent increase) and Life Insurance, 1c 15 losses. Over Coach Horning’s 11 seasons as varsity
coach, the Blackbirds have won 6 BBC Championships,
Free Admission To Sauder Village On Sunday 8 sectional championships, and one district champion-
September 24 For Williams County Residents ship, and have been district runner-up on 3 occasions.

Archbold, OH – On Sunday, September 24 all resi- Threads of Tradition Quilt Shop, the Village Gift Shop UPCOMING EVENTS: Sept. 22, Jostens Senior Grad-
dents of Williams County will receive free admission and the many craft shops. uation Meeting; Jostens Freshman Class Ring Meeting;
to Historic Sauder Village for Williams County Com- Student Council Picnic at the Park; Oct. 6, FFA Pump-
munity Appreciation Day. Have fun in the past with “Many people in our region don’t realize that Saud- kin Fest; Oct. 14-15, Fall Play – Flowers for Algernon
your family and Williams County neighbors while vis- er Village is Ohio’s largest living history destination,”
iting Ohio’s largest living-history destination! shared Krieger. “Each year Sauder Village welcomes James can be reached at
nearly 100,000 guests with even more people dining james@thevillagereporter.com
“We look forward to having many Williams Coun- at the Barn Restaurant, staying at the Inn and Camp-
ty residents join us on September 24 for this special ground or enjoying our many retail shops.” Local History Center
opportunity to visit Sauder Village for free,” shared Offers Family Research
Kim Krieger, PR/Media Relations. “Williams County The Sauder Village mission is to provide guests
residents are invited to spend time together exploring with experiences rich in history, hospitality, creativity, Classes In October
historic homes and shops, visiting barnyard animals and fun. Sauder Village includes the award winning
and trying hands-on activities – with no admission Historic Village, the 98-room Sauder Heritage Inn, an October is National Family History Month and in cele-
fee, with valid ID. Whether it’s a couple looking for a 87-site campground, the 350-seat Barn Restaurant, bration of this event, the Williams County Public Library
relaxing day away, a fun day with grandchildren or a the DoughboxBakery, and banquet seating for 750 in and the Williams County Genealogical Society will be of-
special outing with good friends – Sauder Village is Founders Hall. The Historic Village preserves more fering a series of classes for those who are beginners in
the perfect destination for a memorable get-away!” than 75 historic structures and nearly 50,000 arti- the realm of family research (Genealogy 101).
facts where history is brought to life through stories,
As a non-profit organization, Sauder Village un- demonstrations, and programs. Proceeds from the The Saturday classes will be held in the Harmon
derstands the importance of giving back to the com- retail and hospitality areas, along with admissions, Room and the Computer Lab of the Local History and
munity. Thanks to our sponsor Community Hospitals memberships, and donations, contribute to the finan- Genealogy Center, 107 East High Street, Bryan, OH,
& Wellness Centers, we are inviting all Williams Coun- cial support for this 501(c)(3) organization. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 7, 14, and 21. Each
ty residents to receive free admission to the Historic session will deal with different areas of genealogy. Topics
Village on Sunday, September 24. The County Days Other upcoming Sauder Village events include Fi- covered will include utilizing best genealogical practices,
events have been a great way to encourage people in ber Arts Fest on September 30 and October 1, Trans- filling out forms correctly, interviewing relatives, using
local communities to visit and see all the changes that portation Exploration on October 7 & 8, Fall on the the census, employing genealogical online resources,
have taken place over the years at Sauder Village. Farm/Scout Day on October 14 and Community pursuing land and military records, evaluating probate
Health Day on October 21. For a complete list of up- records, and more.
On Williams County Day guests can visit with coming events visit www.saudervillage.org
costumed guides in historic homes and communi- Pam Lash, WCPL Library assistant, WCGS publica-
ty shops. Guests will also enjoy watching the many To receive free admission on Sunday, September tions chair and area genealogist, will be instructing these
craftsmen at work in the Village including the glass- 24 all Williams County residents should be prepared classes. The cost per session is $5, which will cover the
blower, potter, weaver, spinner and many others! This to present a drivers license or other form of identifica- cost of the participant’s lunch. Seating is limited to the
will be a great opportunity for Williams County resi- tion to verify county residency. Historic Sauder Village first 12 with a waiting list, so call WCPL at 419.636.6734
dents to take a “Walk Through Time” while visiting is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. ext. 275 or email Pam at pam@mywcpl.org to reserve
Natives and Newcomers, Pioneer Settlement and the – 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon-4:00 p.m. The a spot in these classes geared for those who wish to
1928 Grime Homestead. Families will also enjoy visit- Village is closed on Mondays, except holidays. Regu- start a family history project. Your ancestors will be
ing the new exhibits now open in the Museum Build- lar admission is $17.00/adults, $11.00/students (6- thrilled.
ing to learn more about the construction of barns and 16) and free for members and children 5 and under.
homes, transportation and roadways. A visit to Saud- Again this year, children 16 and under are free every
er Village would not be complete without a ride on the Sunday this season!
horse and buggy or the Erie Express Train. Other fa-
vorite stops include a visit to the Ice Cream Parlor and For more details about Williams County Communi-
Lauber’s General Store. There also are many unique ty Appreciation Day or other events planned at Saud-
shopping opportunities at Sauder Village including er Village call 800.590.9755, visit www.saudervillage.
org, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter or
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Pioneer Village Council Temporarily Montpelier School Board Hears Of
Tables Baby Box Discussion Winzeler Stamping Intern Program

By: Melissa Ewers type included speed (3), stop sign (1), and By: Melissa Ewers Boosters in the amount of $3400 to the
THE VILLAGE REPORTER no operator’s license (1). THE VILLAGE REPORTER football account, Montpelier Athletic
Boosters in the amount of $439 to the
The Village of Pioneer met for regu- The types of incident reports were 4 The Montpelier Board of Education cross country account.
lar session on September 12, 2017. The agency assists, 3 disorderly conducts, 1 held their regular meeting September
agenda, minutes from August, financial theft, 1 criminal damage, 1 burglary, 1 12th, 2017 with the following items Montpelier Athletic Boosters in the
report, and payment of bills were ap- fraud, and 1 telecommunications harass- discussed. 2018-2019 School Calendar amount of $1960 to the cheerleader
proved. Discussion of the Safe Haven ment. Mike Pennington (Storm Dog Tacti- with feedback concerning the start of account, Montpelier Athletic Boost-
Baby Box resulted in a tabled discussion cal) listed on the agenda was canceled. school in August vs staring after Labor ers in the amount of $2500 to the mu-
until Don Bertke is able to get in writing a Further discussion has been tabled for Day, teachers will be sent an email with sic program(Disney trip), Michael and
waiver from the Ohio Health Department the time being. Chief Tackler presented any changes and sent to the State to en- Mary Weirich in the amount of $10 to
stating that they understood the chal- the fire report with 11 runs. He also let sure any changes meet the needs. the Montpelier Athletic Department
lenges Pioneer has to supporting 24/7 the council know that the Fire Depart- Ensign Memorial, Montpelier Rotary
watch over the Baby Box which would be ment is in the 3rd week of training with The Career-Technical Education Pro- in the amount of $500 to the archery
located at the police department. 7 people from Pioneer and 2 from Alvord- gram currently has 7 students interning club, Allied Moulded in the amount of
ton. at Winzeler Stamping for 7 weeks. 6 of $35 to the Montpelier Athletic Depart-
Chief Livengood presented the police the students are on the production floor ment Ensign Memorial, amended cer-
report for August 2017. Calls received The council discussed raising Lake- switching each week with a new men- tificate, fund to fund transfer from the
total 105 with 39% officer initiated, 35% shore Drive. More information is needed tor in order to learn hands-on skills. 1 general fund to the Recreation Center
dispatched, 12% walk in/in person, 10% and the issue will be revisited. The coun- student is interning in the human re- fund ($1,300,000), revised OASBO 457
telephone, and 3% other agency/officer. cil also discussed projects for Mulberry sources department. The school is also Plan under the 457 district section plan
43% of the calls were located in Zone 4 Street, Clear Fork Drive, T&W Parkway, partnering with Northwest State Com- and adding Roth 457, five year forecast,
(Southeast) with Zone 2 (Northeast) fol- and Briarwood. Katie Wells (Reifel Indus- munity College. Positive Behavior Inter- permanent Appropriations fund for the
lowing at 22%, Zone 3 (Southwest) 19%, tries) will join the Williams County Eco- ventions and Supports (PBIS) program FY 2018 ($20,237,884.04), moved Char-
Zone 1 (Northwest) 11%, and Zone 5 nomic Development Corporation (WED- and expectations continue with remind- lene Johnson to Master’s + 24 for 2017-
(outside the village) at 5%. The report CO) taking the place of Mayor Kidston. ers through banners, signs, and pro- 2018, moved Stacie Yagelski to Master’s
showed Friday being the busiest day of The council also discussed a $200 elec- grams to reinforce respect and respon- + 24 for 2017-2018, moved Megan Shil-
the week at 25%, followed by Thursday at tric rebate to be voted on in October. sibility. ling to Master’s Degree for 2017-2018.r
18%, Saturday at 16%, Tuesday at 12%, rescinded two 3 Year Entry Year Men-
Wednesday and Sunday both at 10%, Four ordinances were passed: pur- Hats for Harvey on Fridays with a $1 tor supplemental contacts for Anthony
and Monday at 8%. chase agreement for the purchase of real donation to hurricane victims with a fu- Coleman 2017-2018, resignation of
property to close in November, amend- ture donation event for hurricane Irma. Cory Wilcox August 31, 2017, FMLA
From 8/1-8/31 The Police Depart- ments for appropriations 2017 and de- Other discussion items set the date of Amy Riggenbach September 1, 2017,
ment reported 12 incident reports, 18 claring an emergency, enacted ordinance Homecoming as September 27th with FMLA Yoli Saneholtz November 24 –
traffic warnings issued, 4 traffic citations section 351.15 establishing no parking a dance to follow Saturday, improving February 2, 2018, student workers at
issued, no criminal charges, no warrant areas and declaring an emergency, and ACT scores, and making sure parents $4.25 per hour 2017-2018-Caleb Null,
arrests, and 2 accidents (1 private prop- enacting ordinance section 305.06 pro- can enroll their student(s) with Final Huntre Swalley, Tyler Michael, Dan-
erty and 1 non-injury). The average re- hibiting truck traffic on portions of Bau- Forms. iel Banks, and Travis Lewellen, change
sponse time was 42 seconds and the av- bice Street and declaring an emergency. Order Number 4 with Michael Kinder &
erage time out on on a call was 9 minutes The Montpelier Board of Education Sons, Inc contract for work changes per
and 11 seconds. 13 house checks were The council will hold its next meeting approved the following items: financial the contractor’s contract Section XV,
reported. Traffic warnings by type includ- October 9th, 2017 at 7pm at the Pioneer statements and investments as pre- $800 for two concession stands August
ed, speed (11), headlights (4), tail lights Community Center. The public is wel- sented, donations-VFW Post 944 Me- 16, 2017, FMLA Kaylee Fortney Janu-
(1), marked lane violations (1), and light- come to attend. morial Parade in the amount of $200 ary 2, 2018- April 2, 2018, Gwenn Mass
ed lights required (1). Traffic citations by to the band, St. Paul’s United Method- as substitute EMIS coordinator 2017-
Melissa can be reached at ist Church in the amount of $500 for 2018.
melissa@thevillagereporter.com workbook fees, St. Paul’s United Meth-
odist Church in the amount of $500 to Melissa can be reached at
Edon Northwest Schools the nurse’s fund, Red Robin program in melissa@thevillagereporter.com
the amount of $2.81 to the Elementary
To Form Business Council Principal’s account, Montpelier Athletic

By: James Pruitt athletic entrance this summer and finish Evergreen Schools To Allow
THE VILLAGE REPORTER the work in 2019. High School Dance Team

Edon Northwest Schools will approach Revenues are above expenses by By: Cory Johnson high school cook, all per the district’s
the local Chamber of Commerce about $221,335 through August 2017. Overall THE VILLAGE REPORTER negotiated Ohio Association of Public
forming a Business Advisory Council to FY2018, revenue is over expenditures by School Employees agreement.
help with modifying curriculum to meet $595,668. The district received $846,638 The Evergreen Local Schools Board
job needs. Superintendent Anthony Ste- in real estate taxes; $1,250 from the mo- of Education signaled approval for stu- In financial news, the board ap-
vens informed the Board of Education bil home tax settlement and $14,393 dents to organize and participate in a proved the August financial reports
about the need to form a council and how from casino revenues. high school dance team for the 2017 - presented by the treasurer and the fol-
it will work with the district. The district 2018 school year with no financial ties lowing fund-to-fund Transfer and Ad-
is required to form a board based on the The board approved the following to the district during their September vance: $30,000 from 001-7410-921
biennium budget and Board Policy 9141. supplemental contracts for 2017-2018. 11th meeting. Performances, for enter- Advances to 006-5100 Advances-In
Hilary Staten - Softball (High School tainment, not competition, purposes (Food Service), $65.23, the balance from
Among the topics the council will ad- Girls); Brien Moore - Baseball (High will be scheduled and an agreement 018-9222 General Activity-Elementary
vise the board are (but are not limited to) School Boys); Terry Whitney - Track written between a dance team advisor Teachers to 018-9221 General Activ-
the delineation of employment skills, de- (High School Boys & Girls); Paul Ledyard and high school Principal Josh Clark for ity-Evergreen Elementary (Principal),
velopment of curriculum to instill these - Sub Food Service/Cashier; Audra Nest- the school year. Clark will be expected $109.11, the remaining balance from
skills; changes in the economy and job er - Entry Year Mentor Program-Men- to evaluate the program and report to the 200-9366-Class of 2017 to 200-
market and the types of employment in tor; Cathy Frastaci - Entry Year Mentor the board to determine the team’s fate 9367- Class of 2018.
which future job may be available. The Program-Mentor; Jamison Wisel - Entry for the 2018-19 school year.
council will meet with the board at least Year Mentor Prog/Entry Year Teacher; Also approved was the Auxiliary Ser-
quarterly. Stevens will approach the Sarah Vogel - Entry Year Mentor Prog/ The board also approved a motion al- vices Grant for FY18 in the amount of
chamber at its Sept. 21 meeting. Entry Year Teacher lowing high school athletes to compete $91,507.50 for benefit of Holy Trin-
in the 2017-2018 indoor track and field ity School and amended resources and
The board will wait until its October The board approved bus driver con- season under the school’s name while modified appropriations accordingly,
meeting to decide on a proposed agree- tracts for 2017-2018 for: Debbie Derck the district assumes no cost or liability. the FY18 NBHP Employee Wellness Ini-
ment from Montpelier Exempted Vil- - Sub Pupil Transportation/ extracurric- In personnel decisions, the board ap- tiative Grant, 019-9037 in the amount
lage Schools for supervisory services for ular events driver - approval dependent proved the following coaching assign- of $2,460.00, permanent appropriations
the Care Coordinator position. Stevens upon successful completion of remaining ments under supplemental contracts or for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018,
spoke with Bob Thiel about the issue requirements; Darlene Thiel - Sub Pupil volunteer status: amended estimated resources for the
with the concrete outside of the Athletic Transportation / extracurricular events fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 and
Entrance. Thiel indicated his crews are driver - approval dependent upon suc- Andrew Langenderfer (Volunteer the District in-state tuition rate for the
looking at next summer to complete the cessful completion of remaining require- Golf), Jake Dawson (Boys Mini-Vikings 2017-2018 school year at $8,544.27,
work. “I really appreciate their thought- ments; Erin DeGroff - Sub Pupil Trans- Basketball), John Langenderfer (7/8 and the out-of-state tuition rate at
fulness in considering our activities and portation / extracurricular events driver; Boys Basketball), Steve Marks (7/8 $13,006.54 as established by the Ohio
calendar in scheduling this work,” Ste- Mindy Edwards - Sub Pupil Transporta- Boys Basketball), Brian Nagy (Freshman Department of Education.
ven stated in his report. tion/ extracurricular events driver; Matt Boys Basketball), Brittaney Cymbolin
Holcomb - Sub Pupil Transportation/ex- (Girls Mini-Vikings Basketball), Jared Also accepted were the following do-
The Building/Grounds & Transporta- tracurricular events driver. Walker (7/8 Girls Basketball), Todd nations: $50.00 donation from Bryan
tion committee discussed parking lot re- Woodring (7/8 Girls Basketball), Olivia and Susan Imes (Snowies) to 018-9221
pairs, football bleachers, the possibility Homecoming Week is Sept. 25-29 Terry (Volunteer Girls Basketball), Chris General Activity – Elementary, $40.00
of a new weight room, and busing needs. with the game Sept. 29. The elections Sintobin (Varsity Wrestling Assistant), donation from Fulton Co. Ag Teachers
The primary topic centered on the park- have been successfully completed. FFA Adam Gleckler (7/8 Wrestling), Lucas to 200-9210 FFA, and softball/baseball
ing lot repair and the timeline for com- Greenhand Camp is Sept. 22-24. Burkholder (Volunteer Wrestling) and Press Boxes from the Evergreen Athlet-
pletion. It is likely the school will pave Mike Schmidlin (Head High School Boys ic Boosters at a cost of $151,618.17 in
the front half of the parking lot and the James can be reached & Girls Bowling Coach). materials and labor, to Evergreen Local
at james@thevillagereporter.com School District.
Mark Cymbolin, DJ Schuster, Heath-
Fulton County Board Of Commissioners er Schuster and Tiffany Spurgeon were Overnight trips were approved for
Accepting Applications approved as high school and junior high the National FFA convention in India-
paid and volunteer event workers while napolis, IN for October 25-27, 2017 and
The Fulton County Board of County or government service. teachers Nicole Brock, Monica Car- the Evergreen Girls Basketball Team to
Commissioners is seeking applicants to One of the members to be appointed rizales, Amber Doble, Catlin Huff, Jan participate in a scrimmage to be held at
fill two upcoming board vacancies on Grieser, Tammy Nofziger, Karin Walk- Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, OH No-
the Board of Fulton County Board of De- shall be an immediate family member of er, Melanie Yoder. Brittaney Cymbolin, vember 3-4, 2017.
velopmental Disabilities for terms com- an individual eligible for early interven- Nelson Holliday, Andy Langenderfer and
mencing on January 1, 2018 and ending tion services or services for preschool or Katie Pierce were approved to supervise The board commended Hannah Pren-
on December 31, 2021. school-aged children. Any interested in- and/or instruct students assigned to a tiss and Addy Worline on being selected
dividual should submit in writing a re- homework club, after school detention, for the 2018 OMEA All State Choir. The
All persons appointed to the Board quest to be considered to serve on the or a Friday school, at a rate of $27.50 two-time honorees will perform in Feb-
shall be persons interested and knowl- Board; including the reasons why he or per hour during the 2017-2018 school ruary at the Ohio Music Education As-
edgeable in the field of intellectual dis- she might wish to be considered. year. sociation State Convention held in Co-
abilities and other allied fields. To the lumbus, OH.
maximum extent possible, appointees Interested applicants shall send their The board also approved one hour
shall be individuals who have profes- information to Superintendent, Fulton of additional time per day for Liz Hiatt, Also thanked was Christ the Word
sional training and experience in busi- County Board of DD at 1210 N. Ottokee elementary and middle schools custo- Church for sponsoring a free sports
ness management, finance, law, health Street, Wauseon, OH 43567. Applica- dial helper, to allow for more extensive physical night for Evergreen student
care practice, personnel administration, tions will be accepted through October 6, cleaning and disinfecting at both build- athletes on July 31. Approximately 30
2017. ings. Cynthia Ricica was approved as a families received sports physicals for
part-time, substitute aide to be used on their children, and the church is con-
Connor Sullivan Placed Through an as-needed basis for the 2017 – 2018 sidering making “Free Physical Night”
UF Student Teacher Program school year, effective October 1, 2017, an annual event for Evergreen student
while Tami Bonaminio was granted an athletes.
Connor Sullivan, of Stryker, (43557) has been placed as a student teacher for the additional two hours to fill a PM bus
University of Findlay’s fall semester. Sullivan is in a student teaching position at Van driver position, Melissa Miller was given The next Board of Education meet-
Buren Middle School in Van Buren, Ohio. two additional hours as a middle school ing will be held on October 23, 2017 at
cashier, and Terrie Ketring-Copeland 7:00 PM in the Loren Pennington Learn-
Sullivan is working on a degree in middle childhood education. was transferred from a middle school to ing Center.

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10 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


Archbold Teen Selected To Sing In Hilltop Student Council Named
State Choir For The Third Time

PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF dock said. So making it PHOTOS BY MONICA SMITH, STAFF
three years in a row is a
STATE CHOIR ... Archbold High School senior Han- rare occurrence to say the SENIORS ... President – Austin Schaffner, Vice President – Teryn Ganster, Secre-
nah Bowers stands by a piano with her teach Kent least, “It’s a big accom- tary – Aubrey Wyse, Treasurer – Sam Shilling, Student Council – Chase Williams
Vandock. Bowers, 17, will be signing in the state choir plishment. It’s something and Baiden Jones.
in Columbus Feb. 10 for the third year in a row. to be proud of,” Vandock JUNIORS ... President – Riley Burdine, Vice President – Madisyn Underwood, Sec-
said. retary – Morgyn Siegel, Treasurer – Mark Pearly, Student Council – Hannah Ream-
By: James Pruitt The solo must come from snyder and Zoi Bauer and Student Council Rep – Haley Stephens.
THE VILLAGE REPORTER a list of songs through For Hannah, this year SOPHOMORE ... President – Katie Geis, Vice President – Emmi Ryan, Student
the OMEA, Vandock said. offers something new: Council – Zakk Horton and Kendall Roth. Missing from photo Secretary – Maddie
An Archbold high The application has to be traveling to event alone Schaper and Treasurer – Lilly Dunsworth.
school student has been digitized and submitted. as she won’t have oth- FRESHMAN ... President and Student Council – Emmitt Burdine, Vice President
chosen to be part of the “The students wait and er classmates to hang – Hannah Riley, Secretary – Laurynn Wieland and Treasurer and Student Council
state choir at this year’s are usually notified mid- around. “I am really ex- – Jaden Rising.
OMEA convention in Feb- to late August,” Vandock cited,” Hannah said. “It’s
ruary. Seventeen-year- said. “There are no guar- kind of pushing me out to
old Hannah Bowers has antees for the number of make even more friends.”
beaten the odds with her kids selected from each
selection. This is the third school. If a singer had She is required to at-
straight year she has been selected the previ- tend two regional re-
been named to the choir. ous year, there’s no guar- hearsals at Bowling
antee they will be selected Green before attending
Only one other Arch- the following year.” a mandatory group re-
bold student has ever hearsal at Otterbein Col-
achieved the feat, Will In her sophomore year lege in January. The choir
Collins. Vandock did it as Vandock said he told will rehearse for two days
well as a student and has Hannah “to enjoy it now in Columbus preceding
even directed the OMEA because you may never their performance Feb.
choir. Hannah has been make it in again.”The 10 to close out the OMEA
singing in choirs at school competition for selection Professional Development
since the 5th grade and is intense as each school conference. Their audi-
also sings in her church is going to submit their ence will be parents and
choir. best singer and when all 4,000 music directors
those are stacked togeth- from all over the state.
“I like doing it in big er, the degrees of “great- The directors will be rep-
groups of people,” Han- ness” as Vandock likes to resenting elementary,
nah said. “I just like describe it, becomes very middle and high schools
making music.”Hannah narrow. All of the sing- as well as college.
doesn’t have a favorite ers are great, but the se-
genre. In Show Choir, lection committee has to Since the experience
she sang current songs. look at shades of great- can’t be recreated in high
Her tastes are eclectic ness, Vandock said. Just school, Hannah will have
and cover a broad brush two years ago, he was do- to pace herself learning
stroke, her teacher, Kent ing the choosing and was the music, lyrics and her
Vandock, said. limited to 15 openings per part. The goal is to be
voice part and he would confident at the rehears-
The process to select have 60-70 applicants. als and the main show.
the choir begins the pre-
vious spring with an ap- “It gets pretty competi- There is a fee to be part
plication process, vocal- tive for those spots,” Van- of the choir, but the boost-
ization and a solo that is ers have picked up the
recorded and submitted. tab, Vandock said. The
music will be challeng-
ing and often includes a
foreign language. Han-
nah would like to con-
tinue in music education
after high school. Two
students from Evergreen
were also chosen. Kent
Vandock has been teach-
ing at Archbold as Choral
Director for 12 years.

James can be reached at
james@thevillagereporter.com

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Welcomes Guest Speakers Montpelier High School To

Hold Financial Aid Night

Montpelier High School will hold a financial aid night on October 2, 2017 at
7pm. The event will be located at the Montpelier High School Auditorium 1015 E
Brown Rd. Seniors and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are encouraged to attend. Jen-
nifer Stark from Defiance College will present information on FAFSA.

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er Rotary Club about Trinity Place and other programs and facilities offered by The
Filling Homes. Trinity Place, located at 3570 State Route 576 in Bryan, currently Saturday, September 16 and September 30
serves 18 people on a regular basis. The facility was opened in the former Trinity 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Episcopal Church by The Filling Homes in 2010. The adult day services provide a
wide range of needs for people in the local area. Sue Ellen Davis spoke to the club CHWC Radiation Oncology Center: 524 W. High St., Bryan
and told them she enjoys playing keyboard, drawing, and writing. Filling Homes Appointments preferred. Please call 419.636.9800 to schedule.
has used her work on a number of publications. Lori said residential services and
community services are provided for many communities in the area. Residential Brought to you in partnership by
services are provided in Bryan, Napoleon and West Unity. The people served come
with different needs from social interaction to learning skills for employment. The
staff is also able to people who have a high level of medical needs. The growth in
facility locations has also grown the number of people served and they are cur-
rently at 140 individuals. Transportation is also provided and the fleet of vehicles
has grown by ten units in just the last two years. Pictured from left to right are
Lori Siclair, Betty Beck, Sue Ellen Davis, and Nicole Rigelman. The three spoke as
a guest of Betty Beck.

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Stryker Fest Is Here To Character Program Kick-Off
Stay Council President Says At Fayette Elementary

By: James Pruitt ed properties cleared after the Williams
County Land Bank completes foreclo-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER sure, Beck said. He asked residents to
be patient. Council approved a change
The promotional aspects of the order of $95 for two exit signs to public
Stryker Festival and the positive feel- restrooms.
ings it instills in residents far offset the
bottom line and should be continued. Administrator’s report: The U.S. 2
That is the sentiment of the Stryker paving project is pretty much complete.
Village Council as the body reviewed Village Administrator Alan Riegsecker
the Aug. 26 festival. The festival ap- told council. The ODOT project still
peared to be a good draw and everyone has some concrete work on manholes
appeared to enjoy themselves. and the construction of handicapped
sidewalks. The Village will be installing
“People came they had fun,” Council stop sign bumpouts along U.S. 2 and
President Robert Sperling said. “Even if Maple and Cherry streets will receive
it cost us money, we threw a party for “Children Playing” signs, he said.
the village and people had a good time,
it was well worth it.” The Stryker Police are looking to go
In other news: The village had reve- wireless, Chief Steve Schlosser said.
nues of $94,573 since its August meet- This will be the first such upgrade
ing and expenses of $67,017, leaving a since 2005. The department is looking
surplus of $27,556, Fiscal Officer Beth replace a decade-old printer as well.
Rediger said. Income tax revenues are The department had 95 reports and
up 6 percent, she said. The council set officers issued 40 traffic warnings and
aside 5-6:30 p.m., Oct. 28 for trick-or- one citation (accident). There was one THE EAGLE WAY ... The Fayette Elementary preschool-sixth grade Character Pro-
treating this year. Michelle Ryder from adult and one juvenile arrested. gram Kick-Off was held on Wednesday, September 13th. The teachers, principal,
ARS spoke of the contract for trash and guidance counselor dressed up as Character counts superheros representing
collection which expires Oct. 1. ARS is Council member Lana Tompkins the 9 character traits we will be recognizing this year. Students will be recognized
looking for a 3-year renewal and she and Schlosser debated the policy of is- and rewarded each month at an assembly for that month’s specific “trait.” The
said the service has been able to re- suing warnings. The chief doesn’t want students helped out by participating in a skit to show examples of “caring. Also
solved conflicts quickly. to scare people away from town for fear incorporated was “The Eagle Way”, which are three values and expectations to live
of getting a ticket. Tompkins said she by year-round: 1) Be Responsible, 2) Be Respectful, 3) Be Safe.
The village has heard outstanding wouldn’t react like that and wanted a
things about the company, Mayor Joey good way to deter people from violating
Beck.“We have received nothing but traffic laws. Archbold Officials Await Township
good positive statements,” Beck said.
The village is in line to have two blight- James can be reached

at james@thevillagereporter.com Negotiations On Fire Department

Delta Welcomes New Village Before Taking Internal Action
Council Member & MetalX
Expansion During Meeting By: Cory Johnson remains cautiously optimistic.
THE VILLAGE REPORTER “I know we thought we’ve been close
By: Cory Johnson a recommendation from the village’s
THE VILLAGE REPORTER planning commission. Archbold Village Council unani- before, but there’s some things I’ve laid
mously tabled discussion regarding the on the table that I think are enticing
Longtime Delta resident and previ- Also approved was an amendment village’s ongoing fire department dispute to them; some things that I’m working
ous village council member Frank Wil- to the Village of Delta zoning ordinance with German Township at their Septem- towards that we’ve all agreed to in the
ton was sworn into office as a council- to add recycling/processing facilities as ber 11th meeting. The action came at past. They’re coming back to life,” he
man in their September 11 meeting. having permitted uses within the M-2 the request of Mayor Jeff Fryman who said.
Wilton fills the term of Richard Mauer general industrial zoning classification. told council he’s had promising discus-
who resigned earlier in the summer. sions with township trustees. “Bruce In other new business, council voted
In new business, council approved Lauber (president of the German Town- to accept under emergency language the
Council previously appointed Austin to set village Trick-Or-Treat for Octo- ship Trustees) and I have had some very appointment of John Borton as a pro-
Johnson to the unexpired term before ber 31 from 5:30-7:00 PM and a mo- good discussions, and I want to keep bationary part-time police officer and a
approving his resignation during Mon- tion allowing the village to spend up those going forward and not sink the change order with an increase of $93.11
day’s meeting as he moved from the vil- to $30,000 in legal fees to Bricker & ship,” Fryman told council. Lafayette Street sidewalk and storm
lage before being sworn in. Wilton has Echler LLP of Columbus, OH to assist sewer contract. $52,014.31 stands as
filed to run for the seat as a write-in in setting up legalities for a municipal Council was set to discuss any po- the new cost of the project. Also ap-
candidate for the upcoming general electric system. tential action on the subject, including proved was an ordinance prohibiting
election. At the forefront of Wilton’s a resolution asking the Fulton County parking on Woodland Drive with emer-
first meeting was the passing of an or- Under old business, council ap- Auditor to not collect .7 of a mill of the gency language, a temporary amend-
dinance with emergency provisions to proved the second reading of an or- village 3.3-mill property tax levy as part ment to Code Section 92.01 prohibiting
authorize and direct the mayor to ex- dinance to retain an employment of a deal between the township and vil- open containers, the acceptance of a
ecute an annexation agreement with contract for Nathan Hartsock as the vil- lage where the township will ask voters recommendation from the city engineer
York Township for the proposed MetalX lage’s police chief and a first reading to to pass a new 2-mill levy for the fire de- to purchase a large format copier under
scrap processing plant development. retain the employment of Brad Peebles partment and ask the auditor to not col- emergency language and the apportion-
as the village administrator. Council lect two current levies totaling 1.1-mil. ment of local government fund in the
The proposed annexation encom- also placed, with emergency language, The 2-mill levy proposed for the upcom- amount of $67,812.
pass 46 acres of land at the site on the a one-year moratorium on the issuance ing general election would cover opera-
corner of US 20-A and State Route 109. of permits within the Village of Delta tions, maintenance, and the purchase The Norfolk-Southern railroad cross-
Announced in August, the $35 million which would facilitate the cultivation, of equipment for shared fire service. The ing project on West Barre Road was also
project would create 85 jobs with plans processing or sale of marijuana. levy would also equalize the amount briefly discussed. After it was discovered
to expand to over 100 jobs and a volume village and township residents pay for utilities ran underneath the proposed
of 700,000 tons within a year of opera- Ordinances regarding apportion- services in proportion to property taxes. cantilevered arm and moving it would
tion. This will be Metal X’s second Delta ment and certifying of tax funds from be costly, Village Administrator Donna
location after they acquired the former the village that must be sent to Fulton Council found last November that vil- Dettling told council engineers are “get-
M&K Metal Processors on County Road County Auditor were also approved lage residents have paid up to 84 percent ting creative” to find the most efficient
5 in July. The newly proposed location with emergency language in order to of the village fire department budget for solution.
sits across from NorthStar Blue Scope meet necessary time requirements. Vil- both the village and the township. The
Steel, with whom company executives lage Administrator Brad Peebles told township, which represents 33 percent A solution put forth by the Ohio Rail
hope to form a partnership with. council that bids will be sought for de- of constituents, pays only 16 percent. Development Commission proposes a
sign work on the shelterhouse project The proposed levy would increase what smaller installation of beacon traffic
“We are pleased with how welcom- in Delta Park after the village received a township residents pays for fire service lights, diversified between the through
ing the Village of Delta and Fulton fundraising extension through June 30, to 33 percent. The collection request traffic and turn lanes on the road. The
County have been, and look forward to 2018, while Finance Director Stephanie from both the village and township rides village awaits a response from Norfolk-
becoming an active and contributing Mossing reported that insurance rates on the passage of the new 2-mill levy, Southern before seeking approval from
member of the community. We’ve been would rise two percent next year- much which could be jeopardized if village the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
impressed with the character of the lower than the budgeted 10 percent. trustees remove the levy from the bal-
community, and consistent with our lot in the upcoming general election as The next village council meeting will
normal practice, intend to hire from the A handful of residents attended a previously discussed. However, Fryman be held Monday, September 25th at
local area and support area business- public hearing at the start of the meet- 7:00 pm.
es as we grow,” MetalX’s CEO Danny ing to discuss the Wilson Street Bridge
Rifkin said in an August press release. Project after it was announced that un- Cory can be reached at
der a state mandate, residents on the publisher@thevillagereporter.com
The annexation agreement will be south side of the road will have to pay
delivered to York Township Trustees the projected $21,000 over 20 years to Stryker School Board Approves
through Fulton County Economic De- connect their properties to the city’s Financial Requests
velopment Director Matt Gilroy to await sewer system to prevent raw sewage
further approval. Council also agreed to from backing into Bad Creek. The as- By: James Pruitt 7-12 OHYES survey administration,
amend the zoning map for the MetalX’s sessment requires council approval at THE VILLAGE REPORTER Sept. 29 - Band Tailgate 4:30 – 6 p.m.,
new property from M-3 Planned In- a later meeting. Oct. 6 – Picture retakes 7:45, Oct. 9 – 13
dustrial to M-2 General Industrial per The Stryker Board of Education met is Fire Prevention Week, Oct.13 – End of
Cory can be reached at briefly Sept. 12 for its regular meeting. first 9 weeks.
publisher@thevillagereporter.com The board approved the application for
Student Accident Insurance through The board approved a supplemental,
Direct Access Testing Love Insurance Agency, as presented 1-year contract for 2017-2018, for Cam-
The board approved the permanent ap- eron Frey as football assistant. The next
now at CHWC propriations for FY18. board meeting is scheduled for 5:30
p.m. Oct. 16 in the HS Art room
Direct access testing (DAT) eliminates the need for a doctor’s order for The board approved the amend-
certain lab tests. Patients who are uninsured, have a health savings ed certificate of estimated resources. Highlights of the General Fund ac-
account, have a high deductible, or who don’t want to file a claim to their The board approved to close the Senior tivity for August: General fund cash
insurance may request the tests they need at a low out-of-pocket expense. Class 2017 fund and transfer $4,769.24 balance of $4,941,524.70, total rev-
to the general fund. The board approved enue of $1,209,754.78, real estate of
Available on a walk-in basis: to transfer $1,000 from the general fund $574,234.03, personal property tax of
to the Student Council 200-961A fund $312,003.04, unrestricted grants in
Archbold Medical Center 121 Westfield Dr. M–F 8 a.m.–4 p.m. and $3,769.24 to the HS Principal fund. aid of $284,171.73, restricted grants
M–F 8 a.m.–8 p.m. in aid of $5,393.95, all other operat-
Bryan Hospital 433 W. High St. M–F 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Principal Dave Schultz gave the fol- ing revenue $33,952.03, total expenses
lowing report: All K-3 Reading Im- of $497,477.87, personnel services of
Montpelier Hospital 909 E. Snyder Ave. provement Plans (RIMPS) have been $191,602.86, retirement/insurances
identified. Star (ELA/Math) progress of $97,881.64, purchased services of
More information & pricing is available at chwchospital.org/DAT. monitoring – Fall pretest complete. $111,919.75, supplies of $47,965.58 ,
Teacher Evaluations – Student Growth capital outlay of $25,047.95, all other
measures (SLOS) initiated. Reading Di- expenses of $23,060.09.
agnostics Grades K-3 complete.
James can be reached at
Upcoming events: Sept. 22 – Grades james@thevillagereporter.com

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Williams County Fair - Enjoyed By Attendees Of All Ages

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Williams County Fair Band Show Celebrated

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Wauseon Primary School Gets Active For Sports Week

By: James Pruitt Hutchinson Austin Rotroff, Olivia Leini- pating in the kickoff. Staff will encourage necessary in today’s marketplace. All
THE VILLAGE REPORTER nger Carter Stump, Matthew Manson students and teachers to move at least fifth-grade students will complete CoGAT
Ally Tefft, Marin Miller and the following 1 hour a day and drink plenty of water. / IOWA testing to determine gifted stu-
The Wauseon Exempted Village Board students as pool workers: Branden Ar- Matt Hutchinson has agreed to provide a dents who were not previously identified.
of Education met September 11 and con- rendondo, Daisy Giguere and Tony Sch- “reward” to the students from the classes
ducted the following business: weinhagen. who move the most this week. There will Upcoming events include Picture Day,
be a winning class in each grade level. Sept. 28; Title Night, Oct. 3 and Food for
• The board approved the follow- • The board approved a service agree- Students from the winning classes will America Oct. 5.This year the program will
ing donations: $100 from Heartland of ment for speech therapy services between receive free entry to the home football involve fourth and fifth graders, rather
Wauseon to be used toward Chromebook the Wauseon Exempted Village School game at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 versus than third and fourth graders (since third
Insurance Protection Fund payments and District and the Northwest Ohio Educa- Bryan. grade goes to Ag-Fest, a similar program,
50 buckets with lids from Ace Hardware tional Service Center for 2017-18. in the fall).
valued at $375 to be used towards the Fall Fest: The Fall Fest Committee met
“bucket brigade” to aide Texas and Flori- • The next Board of Education meeting to begin preparation for this year’s event. Wauseon Middle School: WMS and
da hurricane victims will be at noon Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, With the help from FFA and other volun- WHS will be meeting with Wauseon Ro-
at the Wauseon Middle School teers the event will be held on Oct. 13. tary Club to determine the feasibility of
• The board approved the following Academic News: Primary students com- teaming up with them to participate in a
personnel items: BUILDING REPORTS: pleted the STAR Reading and other diag- program to promote community and eco-
Wauseon Primary School nostics last week. Staff is now analyzing nomic engagement. WMS will again be
• Offered a one-year limited certifi- Enrollment: Preschool 14; Kinder- the data to determine which students conducting the fundraiser which enables
cated non-athletic supplemental contract garten 122; first grade, 112 and second will receive services and where to shift the school to fund a variety of things for
to the following teachers as district men- grade, 139. Total WPS 387. Bus Evacu- resources. Benchmark meetings are this the entire school year. The proceeds pay
tors for the 2017-18 school year: Mark ations/Tommy the Bus: The transporta- week. 69 percent of current first graders for assemblies, student activities, and
Britsch Step 8+; Lynelle Nofziger Step 2; tion department came to WPS Sept. 8, to tested into STAR reading compared to special events.
Don Clark Step 1; Michelle Winters Step go through bus safety with all students 52 percent testing in at the beginning of
1; Julie Grime Step 0; Amber Wonderly K-2. Students learned how to ride safely, 2016-2017. Our early Kindergarten inter- The school is participating in an effort
Step 2 and April King Beck Step 2 what to watch for when crossing streets, ventions were successful. The kindergar- to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
and in emergency situations, how to ten staff has begun working on the KRA Thanks to the donation of 5-gallon buck-
• Accepted the resignation of Saman- evacuate the bus properly. Tommy the diagnostic. All kindergarten students will ets from ACE Hardware, each classroom
tha (Sherman) Foltz as a WPS Cook, ef- Bus will be visiting the kindergartners. be administered the Kindergarten Readi- is filling a bucket of goods to send down
fective July 31, 2017 Movement Week: The primary build- ness Assessment (KRA) before Nov. 1. to Texas. Each teacher is contributing the
ing will be having Sports Week Sept. 18- $5 for the shipping fee.
• The board approved the following 22. High school athletes will be partici- Wauseon Elementary School :Enroll-
students as athletic department workers: ment: 3rd grade 142; 4th grade 152; 5th Picture day is set for Friday, Sept.
grade 146. Total WES Students 440. 22nd. The 21st Century Before/After
• Brooks Gype, Jaelyn Myers, J.T. School program is set to start up again
Academic News & Recent Events: All Oct.23rd. Joe Friess has been selected to
CONTINUED FROM THE FRONT PAGE reading and math teachers attended a serve on the “Ohio Deans’ Compact.” It
GAT meeting coordinated by Michelle is a State level committee that is tasked
Montpelier To Offer Tax Abatements ... Leatherman. Teachers were updated on with evaluating and making suggestions
the new requirements and changes for to the Ohio universities’ teacher educa-
the process will encompass two, to and from the mutual aid site. Peter- teaching gifted students. Teachers will be tion programs, especially in the area of
three-day sessions: Oct. 9-11 and 16- son Construction Company is the win- receiving several hours of ongoing training exceptional children. It is comprised of
18. Customers must have their large ning bid for the village’s Waste Water to comply with new legislation. The hope the deans of colleges of education and
trash out to the curb by 7 a.m. or it will Treatment Plant improvement project. is that the upcoming training will benefit some school administrators.
not be picked up. the students, teachers, and the district
The Wapakoneta firm submitted report card. Fall STAR testing window will The school is at 100 percent comple-
Village crews will only go through an its bid of $2.29 million June 29. Oth- be coming to a close tomorrow, Septem- tion of InfoSnap forms through Power-
area once to pick up items. Items the er bidders included Crosby Construc- ber 12th. The fall scores provide teachers School! Enrollment: 6th Grade 143 (+5) •
village will not accept includes: con- tion $2,687,900 of Fort Wayne, Ind.; with starting point data for each student 7th Grade 144 (+4) • 8th Grade 136 (+3)
crete or bricks; grass or yard waste; Kirk Bros. Company, lnc., of Alvada,, in reading and math. Online registration • MD 2 • Total 425 (+12 enrollment from
roofing - construction materials; liquid $2,756,000 and R. G. Zachrich Con- has gone exceedingly well this year with last year at this time). Professional Devel-
household cleaners; car or truck tires struction, lnc., of Defiance, $2,939,258. only three students who have not com- opment Day scheduled for September 25.
and chemicals; appliances that have or pleted the process to date.
have had Freon; paint cans with liquid The project needs to be completed Wauseon High School: Enrollment:
paint (To dry, remove lid several days 15 months following notification by the Wauseon Machines is continuing the Grade 9 133; Grade 10 147; Grade 11
in advance of pickup). For those want- village. The engineer’s estimate was Student of the Week program. The com- 161; Grade 12 144; Grade 13/14 1. To-
ing to get rid of sensitive documents se- $2,883,650. The council will have to pany is offering a certificate, $40 Skye tal 586. Gifted Training and Science Cur-
curely, please attend Montpelier’s com- approve the first change order for more Cinema card and a $25 Dairy Queen riculum: All math and English teachers
munity shred day. This event runs 10 than $60,000 in October. The changes card to the recipient each week. Addi- will receive training in the area of gifted
a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 21 at came after a review of the project found tionally, they are providing a large poster services. There has been a revision in
the Montpelier Street Department, 1010 deficiencies in the amount of parts re- each week which is displayed outside the the Ohio Operating Standards for Gifted
East Main St. quired. The change order will still keep WES office. WES has completed both a Students requiring changes in how the
the project cost below the engineer’s es- fire drill as well as a bus evacuation drill. school serves the gifted population.
Residents can have up to three bags timate. The building will be expanding its safety
or boxes of documents shredded for free. drills throughout the year to incorporate The science department will be review-
Additional bags or boxes will be shred- The council approved a resolution reverse evacuations, situational safety ing new science materials this year for
ded at a cost of $3 each. Bags can be (1189) which sets the salary range for drills, etc. implementation in 2018-2019. Pep Rally:
no larger than 33 gallons and no larger the Deputy Financial Director. The range “Meet The Team” Pep Rally was Aug. 25.
than 12 inches x 15inches x 18inches/ will be $2,100 to $2,800 bi-weekly. The Upcoming Events: The United Way All athletes of the fall teams were intro-
Service provided by AccuShred a cer- position will only be valid for 130 days, Grant for WES and WPS has been re- duced as well as all senior band mem-
tified, bonded and insured document until Financial Director Kelly Hephner newed and in the works for this fall. Stu- bers.
destruction company. The council also retires. The village collected $163,104 dents will follow a regimen of movement /
approved a Mutual Aid Policy for em- in income taxes in August. Year to date snack / enrichment / reading to complete Upcoming Activities: Sept. 21 - JOS-
ployees who respond to calls for help totals are 1.335 million. the two-day, one hour per week support. TENS rep take class ring orders (5:30
following natural disasters. STAR Benchmark meetings are set to be p.m.); Sept. 22 - JOSTENS rep takes ring
That amount is about 12 percent completed in the next two weeks. Teach- and graduation orders during lunch;
The policy covers how the employees lower than 2016. The Friends of Mont- ers will have recent data for every student Sept.22 - Pep Rally at end of day to an-
are compensated under Federal Emer- pelier Parks is seeking two new mem- in reading and math. nounce Queen Sept. 25 - District Wide
gency Management Agency guidelines. bers. The group meets four times a year professional development day; Sept. 29
Workers will be paid double time for and receives updates on what’s hap- During the staff in-service day Sept. - Pep Rally at end of day to announce at-
the first 40 hours and 2.5 times after pening with the parks. The group raises 25, teachers will visit local businesses, tendants; Oct. 5 - Snake Dance, 7 p.m.;
40 hours. Workers will be paid for travel money for the parks and supports some hear questions and answers from a panel Oct. 6 - Homecoming Pep Rally - Home-
time and for all hours actually worked programs as well. Interested individuals and complete Public SchoolWorks online coming Football Game vs. Swanton; Oct.7
in excess of 40 hours while on mutual should talk to Sandy Gordon or Kelly PD. Local businesses will share job skills - Homecoming Dance
aid assignment. Travel time consists of Hephner.
the time the employee spends traveling James can be reached
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•Montpelier Homecoming game 7:00 PM •Williams County Commissioners Meeting 9:00 AM •Williams County Commissioners Meeting 9:00 AM
•Fulton County Commissioners Meeting 9:00 AM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD •Metamora Village Council 7:00 PM
•Wauseon Chili Cook-Off •Montpelier Village Council 6:00 PM •Wauseon Board of Education Noon Meeting
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•Fayette School Board 7:00 PM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH •Bryan High School Band
•Solid Rock 50th Celebration TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH 2nd Annual Alumni Night
with special guest Mike Beasley •Fulton County Commissioners Meeting 9:00 AM
•Fall Festival - First Lutheran Church, Stryker •Archbold Homecoming game 7:00 PM
•Archbold Village Council 7:00 PM •Edon Homecoming game 7:00 PM
10:00 AM •Hilltop Homecoming game 7:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH
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Fulton County Furniture Bank Archbold Curriculum Director
Featured At Archbold Rotary Meeting
Speaks To Rotarians

FURNITURE PROGRAM ... The Fulton County Furniture Bank has been matching home ROCKS PROGRAM ... Archbold curriculum director Michele Bagrowski updated Arch-
furnishings that are no longer needed by one family with families who need exactly what bold Rotarians (September 8 meeting) on a federally funded before and after-school
someone else has given away. Now affiliated with St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, the enrichment program for fifth through eighth graders that is starting its eighth and final
furniture bank accepts donations of home furnishings (large and small) except enter- year of grant funding. Called Archbold ROCKS, some 100 students participated in the
tainment centers and stores them in a warehouse located in the 300 block of West Barre program last year. She explained that the 21st Century Community Learning grant,
Road. Jerry Rohrs (left), the program’s coordinator, said some of the donations come worth $150,000 a year, has four requirements that the program must provide partici-
from families making room for new furniture, some from furniture stores (such as Rupp, pants: academic support, recreation, enrichment and nutrition. Every morning for an
Grieser and Sauder TV) who have accepted used, but still usable items from customers hour before school participants can get help with their homework and after school from
who have bought something new as well as new furnishings from Sauder Woodworking. 3 to 5:15 p.m. a variety of enrichment and recreation programs are offered. An average
Every Saturday morning, the furniture bank holds an open house where people come to of 40 to 50 students participate in the after-school program Monday through Thursday.
select items that they can use. If they can’t carry the items home in their vehicle, Jerry Bagrowski noted that the grant also funds a summer camp, which is essentially an ex-
and his volunteers will deliver to Fulton and parts of Henry counties. He said mattress- tension of the school year program. She said that additional community partners are
es are always needed as well as kitchen tables and sofas. He added the needs are amaz- needed, especially any who could provide an opportunity for the students to learn and
ingly large -- from young persons moving into their first home, families leaving abusive provide a community service. “ROCKS” stands for Recreation, Opportunity, Commu-
situations and persons who cannot make their rental payments and have furnishings nity, Knowledge and Success. The program was arranged by Matt Shields.
taken away. He encouraged persons who don’t have furnishings to donate to consider a
cash donation that can be made to Fulton County Christmas Cheer (furniture program)
or to St. Martin’s Church. The program was arranged by Pastor Paul Reichert.

Looking Back At What
We Read Years Ago

WHAT WE READ YEARS AGO IN THE WEST UNITY REPORTER, THE STRYKER ADVANCE & THE EDON COMMERCIAL

*Note - West Unity Reporter OH on the local grounds, Sun- Inc. of West Unity were hon- on Isenhart, Otis Dick, Leo at the Bryan Jubilee in July.
Files Damaged or Missing day, by a score of 11 to 10. ored by West Unity business- Roan, Irvin Cook, and Ellis Owners of the C & L Store
men at a retirement break- King spent Saturday night
From This Time Frame.. Lois Kennedy and 30 of her fast. and Sunday at Camp Palmer (formerly Herman’s Store) in
students will give a piano recit- on Harrison Lake attending Edon, Larry and Carol Buck,
STRYKER al at Pulaski Grange Hall. The engagement of Thom- Stag Camp. celebrated their Grand Open-
ADVANCE as Gordon Flint was an- ing Friday and Saturday.
Miss Alma Schnur became nounced by Mr. and Mrs.
110 YEARS AGO the bride of Ernest Heer of Defi- Gordon Flint. Tom will marry 50 YEARS AGO 30 YEARS AGO
AUGUST 1907 ance County line. Marjorie Colvard of Florida, AUGUST 1967 AUGUST 1987
Riverside Greens to hold a
Wauseon has gates and a Charles Leichty of Toledo is Grand Opening September Mrs. Melba Sobreck will Barbara Shankster and
watchman on the main street now perched upon the pole on 17. They have a new club have an auction of her store Barbara Steffes made t-shirts
crossing the Lake Shore but top of the courthouse in Bryan house. at Cooney Wednesday eve- for the Depot during Edon
wants another watchman. where he is determined to stay ning. Daze.
10,000 people, 1,200 teams, for three weeks. Ms. Joyce Leupp, a native
44 automobiles, and 330 bi- of Stryker, has assumed the Ronald Hake and fam- Mollie Dollies from Edon
cycles passed over the cross- Fifty members of the Hills- position of health educator at ily, Deas Bowles and family Church of Christ sand at the
ing in one day. dale WMA met with the Stryker the Williams County Health and Mrs. Hazel Bowles at- outdoor service. Included in
society on the U.S. parsonage. Dept. 940 students enrolled tended the Riemke and Kid- the troup are Pat Tingley,
“Billy” Sunday, the famous at Hilltop Schools for 1977. ney reunion at the Northwest Lorraine Rockey, Carolyn
baseball evangelist, has tak- 80 YEARS AGO School Sunday. VanDeVoorde, Arlene Hake,
en the Winona assembly by AUGUST 1937 30 YEARS AGO and Marlee Burkholder.
storm. AUGUST 1987 Elvin Newcomer of near
The Springfield Garden Club Bryan was a guest speaker 20 YEARS AGO
Valentine Hoffman will will operate the cafeteria at the A new Superintendent for the combined Sunday AUGUST 1997
move to Stryker following a Stryker Homecoming. and one new teacher greeted school classes at the Method-
sale of farm equipment and students as Stryker schools ist Church Sunday morning. Edon’s varsity golf team
household goods. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne opened for the 1987- 88 competed in a tri-match last
Clark on August 19, a daughter school year. Dr. David Nich- 40 YEARS AGO week with Hicksville and
Rev. O. Shreves died at El- named Peggy Ann. ols is the new Superintendent North Central as they moved
ida Saturday. and Brian Nagey is the new AUGUST 1977 their record to 6-1, 1-0 in the
Mrs. Emma Bourquinn, 68, high school biology teacher. Mrs. Susan V. Spangler, BBC.
Over 200 people attended passed away on August 9. Fremont, has been hired to
the annual reunion of the The Fiber Reinforced Plas- teach the Edon Community Helen Rigelman of rural
Coy, Hall, and Snyder fami- Herman DeGroff, 13, died on tics Operation business unit, Preschool this fall. Montpelier will celebrate her
lies at the Cameron Grove in Monday in a hospital in Hills- plants of products, of Ferro Yvonne Mocherman, 80th birthday on Wednes-
Evansport Sunday. dale following an injury. Corporation’s Coatings Divi- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. day, September 10. Her fam-
sion (Cleveland) have been Lamar Mocherman, placed ily will honor her with an
Evansport Magdalene Re- Clemma Lehman and Lucille transferred to the company’s third n strutting and twirling Open House.
bekah Lodge No. 636 cele- Young have been engaged to Stryker Thermoplastics Divi-
brated their first anniversary teach in the schools in Bryan. sion. 1985 EDON’S HAKE SUBSTITUTES
Friday evening.
John McConeghy was robbed Current mayor, Rich-
E. D. Jolly died at the home of $100 by gypsies in Evansport. ard Nofziger is not seeking
of his daughter in Bryan, Aug. re-election but did file as a
14. 70 YEARS AGO candidate for Millcreek West
AUGUST 1947 Unity Board of Education.
George F. Goll has pur-
chased the Pequet lot and W. F. Boheme is the new Angela Carey and Jena
expects to build a business Superintendent of the Stryker Hibbard each placed overall
room either this fall or in the Schools. in the Ohio State Fair Blue
spring. Ribbon Food Sale. Angela
Miss Ruth Hayes became placed in the Brownie Divi-
100 YEARS AGO the bride of John Beyer of sion and Jena in the Junior
AUGUST 1917 Iowa on August 23, 1947. Girls Scout Division. They
are pictured being congratu-
Of the 156 Williams Coun- A son Dennis Lee was born lated by Governor Richard
ty men secured by the first to Mr. and Mrs. L. L. DeGroff
and second calls in which 635 on August 21, 1947. Farragut. County com-
were examined, missioners met with a state
Mrs. N. J. Hill, 78, died on official and signed the nec-
Springfield and Stryker August 18, 1947. essary papers in a $334,000
furnished 20, a number con- state grant approved for Ka-
siderably in excess of its pro- A farewell party was given mco Industries, Inc., a new
portion based on registration. by Mrs. O.W. Hawes by the industry already under con-
N. F. Club Tuesday evening. struction in West Unity. The
Mrs. Margaritte Waters, They will move to Columbus. CDBG grant will help offset
76, died in Evansport on Au- the costs of a street and wa-
gust 21, 1917. 60 YEARS AGO ter lines being constructed
AUGUST 1957 on the site.
Stryker has ten new hous-
es for rent for the T and I Stryker Schools will open
trainmen. on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Hello Girls Naomi Spin- Miss Phyllis Ann Mayes
dler and Marie Rataiczac are became the bride of Larry
back at the switchboard after Stuckey on Aug. 4.
a weeks outing at Manitou
Beach. Clara Aschemeir of Na-
poleon and Byrl G. Short of
Stryker were united in mar-
riage on Aug. 14, 1957.

90 YEARS AGO THE ADVANCE EDON MASTER MIXER ... ANNABELLE HAKE SUBSTITUTED AT
AUGUST 1927 REPORTER COMMERCIAL EDON FOR MILLIE LUKE WHO WAS OUT PART OF THE
YEAR BECAUSE OF ILLNESS. MRS. HAKE HAS THREE
Rev. W.W. Troop has been (MERGE 1976) 60 YEARS AGO YEARS EXPERIENCE.
returned as pastor of the U.B. AUGUST 1957
Church. 40 YEARS AGO
AUGUST 1977 Tom Bostater, Jesse
Mrs. Gertrude Clark has Eyster, Harry Stiefel, Mari-
purchased the Charles Kelly- Mr. and Mrs. Bob Altman,
meyer residence. Owners of AA Poultry Farm

The Stryker ball team defeat-
ed the Ohio Art team in Bryan,

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Pastor’s Ponderings FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES

BY: PASTOR STEVE WILMOT - “MY” BODY BY: REX STUMP - “WHO ARE YOU?”

“It’s my body. I can do your soul is getting along id question. What would As I was driving same time. Even Jesus and worldliness to deal
whatever I wanwith it.” well.” For most of my life, I Jesus do? What would he through a city, I noticed said, you cannot serve with, so do we. But in
That’s the voice of the understood that God was eat? What would he look something peculiar two masters - “For you the midst of a confused
person who fills his or interested in my soul. I at? What would he say? about a church. It was will hate one and love world, let’s make sure
her body with alcohol or was to nurture it. I was to The startling fact is that an older brick church the other; you will be that we are not con-
drugs to ease the pain of draw closer to God. I was whatever we do with our building, one that spoke devoted to one and de- fused about our identity
life for few hours. It’s the to grow spiritually. But I bodies is what Jesus is tradition and godliness. spise the other.” (Mat- in Jesus Christ and how
justification of the preg- never gave much thought forced to participate in. I noticed that etched in thew 6:24). we display our faith on a
nant woman who opts for to the truth that God Years ago, my wife sug- stone near the top of daily basis.
an abortion It’s the rea- was also interested in my gested we put a note on the church building was “Such friendship
soning a teen-ager gives body. Because it’s not my the top of our television the name of the church with the world means Don’t just pray at
for losing her virginity body. It’s his. Because set. It read, “Would Jesus and its denomination. that one is on a footing the end of the game
and an adult give for en- it’s the home where the watch this with you?” However, on the ground of hostility towards God, - live out your faith
gaging in promiscuous Holy Spirit lives. was another sign for the for it defies His will and throughout the compe-
sex. Good question. May- church, but it contained despises His purpose; tition. Don’t just attend
Because the healthier be we should ask that a different denomina- disguise it as one may, church on Sunday or a
If we’re honest, it’s a I keep it, the more time I question in several more tional name. Hmmm. it is an implicit chal- Huddle meeting one day
philosophy all of us use will have to serve Jesus areas of our lives. Our lenge to God.” (Moffatt) of the week, and then
whenever we want to on earth. Most believ- verse in 1 Corinthians 6 live in contradiction the
overeat or skip exercise ers have never realized tells us that your body is So, are you friends rest of the week. That’s
or engage in our bad hab- that what we’ve believed a temple of the Holy Spir- with God or the world? messed up.
it of choice or do whatev- about our bodies isn’t it. Just like God used to Which one? You can’t
er we feel like doing. But true. We’ve gone along dwell in the tabernacle in do both. You can try, Let your actions,
is it true? Are our bodies with the way the world the days of Moses and the but you will only be- words, and lifestyle
really ours to do with as thinks, that our bodies temple in the days of Da- come confused, ineffec- match your faith - so
we please? The Bible says belong to us and that vid, God now lives in the tive, and damaging to that no one is confused
no, it’s not true. The Bi- God isn’t that much in- bodies of believers. We those who don’t have about your identity!
ble says that our bodies terested in our bodies don’t go to church; we are faith.
are God’s, not ours. “Do except to avoid sin. We’ve the church. We are where For more reading
you not know that your never even stopped to Jesus lives. What would Let’s be real, just as check out John 15:18-
bodies are temples of evaluate whether that’s you do if you passed a the early church had 27; James 1:5-8; I Peter
the Holy Spirit, who is in the truth or not. The church building and saw plenty of temptation 2:10-12
you, whom you have re- truth is that our bodies a group of people vandal-
ceived from God? You are belong to God. They are izing it? Would you call Inside that sign was Fall Festival To Be
not your own; you were his, not ours. That leads the police? Would you try listed two kinds of ser- Held In Stryker At
bought at a price. There- to some important con- to stop them? vices you could attend First Lutheran Church
fore honor God with your siderations. One of the - traditional or contem-
bodies (1 Corinthians most important is how Here’s a better ques- porary. In my warped
6.19-20). would I use my body if I tion: Are you participat- mind, I chuckled aloud,
really believed that it was ing in the vandalizing the as I felt this church may
Your body is not your God’s and not mine? home where God lives to- be having an identity
own. It was bought by the day – your body? To be a crisis. You could almost
costly death of Jesus on How would I use my good manager of the body say this church was all Join First Lutheran Church, Stryker on Sunday,
the cross. Have you ever tongue? What would I God has given you in- things...all denomina- September 24th for our 5th Annual Fall Festival.
heard that before? I’ll ad- say? Would it be dif- cludes at least four areas tions...to all people. I’m The chili-cook off begins at 10:00 am along with
mit that even though I’ve ferent from what I say that demand attention: sure this church is not hotdogs and assorted goodies. There will be games
been a Christian since now? How would I use right food, regular exer- confused about their and activities for kids of all ages. You are also wel-
my school years and my eyes? Would I watch cise, enough sleep, and spiritual identity. I’m come to worship with us at our outdoor service at
have read those verses the same TV shows I do reducing stress. Where hopeful they have one 8:45 am. So bring the whole family and cast you
in 1 Corinthians 6 hun- now? Would I look at the do you want to be three mission, as they serve vote for your favorite chili or enter your own tasty
dreds of times, it never things I look at now? How months from now with the one and only true chili. Call the Church office at 419-682-4401 for
really sunk in until a would I care for my body? your physical health? God. more information.
small group I’m part of Would I pay more atten-
watched a video on phys- tion to what I eat and What is one thing you But what about you
ical health. We turned off how much I eat? Would will do to take a step and me? When the av-
the DVD and looked at I exercise regularly? in that direction? You erage person walks by
each other dumbfound- Would I make sure I got can’t do a complete 180 us, do they know whom
ed. We’d never heard enough rest? Would I re- in a day or a week, but we serve? Is it clear that
anything like that before. duce the stress in my life you need to start. Start we serve the one and
It’s already started to rev- by changing some things small, but start. Maybe only true God of the Bi-
olutionize that part of our in my hectic schedule? It you could cut out pop. ble? Is it clear to others
lives. We learned that the kind of boils down to the Or take a long walk daily. that Jesus Christ is our
truth is: “It’s God’s body. four word question that Or go to bed earlier. Or Savior and Lord? Or do
We have it on loan. So we was popular in Christian hit the gym a few days our actions and words
need to manage our body circles in the 70s: What each week. Or…Ask God confuse people?
the way he wants.” would Jesus do? the first step he wants Do we act one way
you to take. Then do it around some people,
Another verse we If my body is actu- every day for the next and act another way
learned about in the DVD ally his, if he lives inside three months. Then add around a different set of
was 2 John 1.3: “I pray me and wants to con- a second step. God is in- people? Are we trying
that you may enjoy good tinue his work on earth terested in your physical to be one thing to one
health and that all may through the body he health. You should be group of people, and an-
go well with you, even as loaned to me, that’s a val- too. other thing to another
group of people?
James, the brother of
Jesus, wrote these con-
victing words, “Don’t
you realize that friend-
ship with the world
makes you an enemy of
God? I say it again: If
you want to be a friend
of the world, you make
yourself an enemy of
God.” James recog-
nizes that we cannot
both be friends a world
system that is in rebel-
lion against God, and
friends of God at the

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GROUP PHOTO ... Participants in the 31st annual Steps for Life Walkathon pose for a group shot at MacDonald-Ruff Ice Arena, Sept. 16 in Bryan.

By: James Pruitt Nature Fresh To Have All 45 Acres Available For Production
THE VILLAGE REPORTER
Delta, OH (September 14th, 2017) – While most green- cal and regional consumer response has been extremely
What a difference a year makes. The 31st annual house tomato growers in the Northeast are nearing the positive. Our social media activity has increased since we
Steps for Life Walkathon was greeted with pleasant end of a growing season, NatureFresh™ Farms in Delta, launched the brand over a year ago and the consumers
temperatures and clear sunny skies in Bryan, Sept. OH, is just getting started. With an abundance of off-peak throughout Ohio and neighbouring states are pleased to
16. Last year the event was nearly thwarted by rain, power available from the grid, NatureFresh™ is using have a winter source of local tomatoes.”
which cancelled all the soccer games at the park. The High Pressure Sodium (HPS) lighting to supplement it’s
event is a fundraiser for the CPC Women’s Health Re- growing practices. This will allow them to grow the Ohio- NatureFresh™ will be at the PMA Fresh Summit in
source. It was held at MacDonald-Ruff Ice Arena. Red® and TOMZ® tomato brands through the fall, winter New Orleans this October, and will have the OhioRed®
and spring. tomatoes on display along with the TOMZ® snacking to-
The event featured a 5K Color Run and a 1-Mile matoes. “This will mark the first PMA where we will have
Fun Run. There were also games and other activities This will mark the first season that NatureFresh™ all of our new crop on display” said Matt Quiring, Ex-
for kids, a bake sale, and the opportunity to win priz- Farms will have all 45 acres in Delta, Ohio available for ecutive Retail Account Manager, NatureFresh™. “Stop by
es. Proceeds will be used to fund free client services production. This growing season will allow NatureFresh™ our booth and taste our OhioRed® and TOMZ® snack-
provided by the CPC. Executive Director Mark Pitman to offer fresh, locally grown tomatoes during a time of the ing tomatoes. PMA Booth #5029” “As the new crop takes
said he expected to raise around $35,000 for the orga- year when retailers typically transition to distant sources shape in Delta, I am excited to see what the future of our
nization, the same as last year. of supply to fill their displays. 45 acres here in Ohio holds”, said Peter Quiring, Presi-
dent and Owner. “Having all three of our 15-acre growing
James can be reached at The OhioRed® category of tomatoes will include: TOV’s, phases start this September will increase our ability to
james@thevillagereporter.com Red Beefsteak, Roma, and Green Beefsteak. Through the service our customers demand for locally grown tomatoes
Delta facilities, NatureFresh™ Farms will allow retailers through the winter season.
will be able to promote locally grown tomatoes through-
out the winter. The OhioRed® tomato category has ex- Demand has pleasantly increased over the year for our
perienced tremendous consumer popularity within the Ohio product, and this growth will guide us toward in-
region. creasing future production to meet the demand.”To learn
more about NatureFresh™ Farms and their Ohio grown
The popularity of the TOMZ® brand also continues project, visitnaturefresh.ca/Ohio-Fresh.About Nature-
to skyrocket throughout the snacking tomato category. Fresh Farms™ NatureFresh Farms™ has grown to be-
The TOMZ® snacking category includes: Red Grape, Red come one of the largest independent, vertically integrated
Cherry, Yellow Grape, Orange Grape, Mixed Medley, and greenhouse vegetable growers in North America. Growing
Cocktail varieties and will also all be available from the in Leamington, ON and Delta, OH, NatureFresh™ Farms
Delta location. prides itself on exceptional flavor & quality. Family owned
NatureFresh Farms™ ships Non-GMO greenhouse grown
“We want to ensure that consumers clearly under- produce year-round to key retailers throughout North
stand that this product is grown in Ohio, said Ray Wow- America.
ryk, Director of Business Development, and this is why
we branded our Ohio tomato category OhioRed®. The lo-

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WALKERS ... Some ran while others chose to walk. Saturday September 30, @ 9:30 am
Saturday, October 14 @ 10:00 AM
Williams County Soil & Location: 710 E. Church St., West Unity, OH. 43570
SWCD To Host September LOCATION: 21572 CO. RD. K, WEST UNITY, OH 43570
Tractors-Farm Eq-Auto-Lawn-Boat: (sells @ 11:00 am) Ford 671 Gas, Selecto-
Pasture Walk REAL ESTATE SELLS FIRST @ 10:00 AM Speed, Clean; Ford 8N; Ford 2x 3pt Plow; 7’ 3pt Blade; 3pt Boom; ’83 AMC Eagle 4WD,
4spd, 107K mi; Wheel Horse “Raider 10” w/Deck, Front Blade, & Snowblower; Vintage
Join Williams Soil and Water Conservation District This immaculately cared for 1 ½ story country home Toro Zero Turn w/Briggs & Front Deck; Cub Cadet #105 Hydro (for parts); Snapper 4hp
(SWCD) and Williams County OSU Extension on an and lovely 15 acres setting Push Mower; Weedeaters; Lawn Spreaders; Meyers 13’ Alum Boat; Shop Eq-Misc: At-
educational September ‘Pasture Walk’. The Pasture las Lathe w/8” 4 Jaw Chuck & 32” Table; Foot Operated Punch Press; Floor Model Drill
Walk will be held at Bert Brown’s farm on Thursday, Offered in Two Tracts via the Wilson Multi-Parcel method allowing Press; Craftsman $150 Stick Welder; Craftsman 1/3 hp Pedestal Grinder; Heavy Duty
September 21, starting at 5 p.m. for an interactive you to bid on one tract or the combination of both. Welding Bench w/Vise; Oxy-Acety Torch w/Cart; Hand Tools; Wards 10” RadialArm Saw;
evening of pasture information. Presenters will help Tract #1: 10 acres featuring this 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath updated ru- Sanborn 3hpAir Compressor; 1hp Brand New Elect Motor; Car Ramps; Screw Jack; 14’&
evaluate forage quality and discuss pasture manage- ral home. Home has all the modern conveniences with lovely oak 28’Alum Ext Ladders; Shovels; Ford 8N Side Mtd Dist Engine; Small Round Wood Stove;
ment practices. Presenters will include Gary Wilson, a kitchen, replacement windows, vinyl siding, 3 seasons room and Shop Manuals-Literature: I&T Manuals Include: Ford 2N-8N-9N; 600-900; Ford “120”
retired OSU Extension Educator who will discuss for- much more. Attached 2+ car finished garage w/full kitchen & auto Engine; JD 3010-5020; Ferguson Tractor & Plow; AC “60” Combine; Car Motor Repair;
age quality and pasture management practices. Dean doors and screens, Quonset shop and lg. hip roof barn all in good Collectibles: Mail Pouch 6’ Thermometer; WW1 Army Coat & Pants; (2) Army Blan-
Houchen, Williams County NRCS Soil Conservationist, usable condition. Be the next proud owner. kets; Victor Victrola; Numerous Victrola Records; Tom Mix Child’s Cowboy Outfit (chaps,
will discuss weed pressure management. Joey Brown, Tract #2: 5 acres to the immediate east of tract #1 with 330’ of vest, & holster); Jetson’s & Robin Hood Lunch Pails; Handmade Girl’s Sweater & Coat;
an OSU graduate student in the vet med program, frontage, excellent building site with very nice elevation and great Nabisco Cracker Tin; Sohio Radio “In Dutch” Jig Saw Puzzle; Bagatelle Game; Vintage
will discuss herd health practices. There will be plen- location. Games; Harmony Child’s Guitar; Regal Guitar; Sketch-A-Graph; Hoyt Glider Sled; Ger-
ty of time for open discussion and questions for the This could be a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this beautiful man Bible & Books; (2) Vintage Picture Viewers & Pictures; Sida Optic 35mm Camera;
benefit of the group. Bert Brown’s farm is located at property you have driven by and admired for years. Call Bart 419- Kodachrome 8mmm Movie Camera; Tin Picture Projector; Leich Electric Telephone;
06323 County Road K in Edon. Please call the Wil- 553-0323 for viewing and be prepared to bid and own this great Universal Toaster; Bull’s Eyes, Westlock, & Timex Pocket Watches; Kiddie Christmas
liams SWCD office at 419-636-9395 Ext 3 to preregis- offering. Cards; Flour Sack (Russell’s Mill Bryan, OH); Washboards; Small Washer Hand Wring-
ter. This event is sponsored by the Williams SWCD and Taxes: $1,238.16 per ½ year ($193.67 Homestead Exemption.) er; Oil Lamp; Waterbury Mantel Clock; Milk Bottles Include: Manley Dairy of Montpelier,
Williams County OSU Extension. Terms: 10% of the bid(s) down day of auction balance at closing. Sparlings of Hillsdale, MI, Sterling; and more.
Household-Misc: 3 pc Full Size Bedroom Set; Fostoria Glassware; Food Scale; Donut
Letter to the Editor PERSONAL PROPERTY Master; Hen on a Nest; Crock Pots; Silverware; Kitchen Utensils; Dresser; Exercise
Swanton Corn Festival Immediately following the sale of the Real Estate Bike; Telescope; Vintage Christmas Ornaments; Various Books; Ice Cream Maker; Tan-
Committee Issues Apology Selling a large amount of Antiques – Collectibles – Household – dem Bicycle; Gas Grille; and more.
Furniture – Farm items - Shop Tools - Misc. Featuring a fully re- Note: Lots of interesting items too numerous to list. We will be running 2 rings, so bring
The Swanton Corn Festival Committee would like stored 1947 Oliver 60 tractor. a friend. Pictures www.colsteinkerealty.com. or auctionzip.com #13471. Shane Sumner
to offer our community, the American Legion, the VFW Visit our web site or watch later issues for descriptive list of per- 419-212-3448.
and all veterans and currently serving military person- sonal property. Terms: Cash or good check (no debit/credit), full payment sale day. Not responsible
nel our most sincere apologies for the mistake made in Terms on Personal Property: Cash, Visa or M/C day of sale. for accidents or items after being sold. Susie’s Lunch available.
this year’s parade lineup. There was never any inten-
tion of disrespect to the flag, our country nor those Osa Louys-Green, owner Property of
who served or are serving to protect our freedoms.
Please be assured that we have done and will do ev- Visit Our Web Site for More Info. The Late Garnett & Eloise Smith
erything in our power to correct the situation for next
year’s parade and know that the presentation of the WILSON AUCTION & REALTY CO., LTD. Elaine McBride & Dick Smith, Owners
American Flag will once again be leading our parades
in years to come. 825 N. Main St. Auctioneers: Col Steinke - Shane Sumner - Bert Brown
Bryan, OH 43506
Sincerely, COL. STEINKE REALTY, AUCTION & APPRAISAL SERVICE
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LEGAL - On September 12, 2017, the Council of the 6 accepting applications Monday thru Friday from 7:30
Village of Pioneer, Ohio passed the following legislation: am until 4:30 pm. Starting rate is $12.97 per hour plus stop in our Bryan, Ohio office.
bonus incentive for an average hourly rate of $17.50 per
Ordinance No. 10-2017: A ORDINANCE RATIFY- hour. We offer health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid 1115 West High Street • Bryan, Ohio • 419-519-3320
ING THE ACTIONS OF THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR vacations and a 401k program. First shift only. We will
IN EXECUTING A PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR THE train but experience is a plus. IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!
PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY, AUTHORIZING THE
VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO PERFORM ALL NECES- Press Operators Needed MACHINE OPERATORS, ASSEMBLY,
SARY ACTS TO EFFECTUATE THE PURCHASE OF REAL and GENERAL LABOR
PROPERTY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. This Or- Applicants must have the ability to lift 75 lbs consistently, basic
dinance authorizes the Village Administrator to enter into tool knowledge, and the ability to follow instructions. Willing to work UP TO $15.00/HR.
a purchase agreement and take all actions necessary to overtime and weekends is necessary. We offer great medical, den-
purchase the property located at 306 First St., Pioneer, in Henry, Defiance & Williams Counties
Ohio and declares an emergency. All provisions of this tal, vision, P401rke, svascaOtionp&eartteantdoanrcse bNonueseesded
Ordinance go into full force and effect immediately. STARTINAGpWpAlGicEa$n1t1s/HmRuPsLtUhSaOvFeF-tShHeIFaTbDilIFitFyERENTIAL Why Time Staffing?
OPPOtRoTUliNfItTI7E5S lFbOsR. cRoAnPIsDisGteRnOtWlyT,HbTaOsi$c15/HR + Qualified associates receive:
Ordinance No. 11-2017: AN ORDINANCE AMEND- • Competitive Pay at Premier Companies
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EMERGENCY. This Ordinance modifies appropriations in • 401(k) & Profit Sharing Plan
the Cemetery Fund during the fiscal year 2017 and de- Qualifiteod cwanodridkatoevs ewriltl ihmavee aannudndweersetaknednindgsand working • Vacation and Holiday Pay
clares an emergency. All provisions of this Ordinance go knowledgeisofnalel cpheassseasroyf. tWheeinjoecftfioenr mmoleddinigcparlo,cess. Struc-
into full force and effect immediately. tural foamdeexpnetraieln,cveipsrieofenr,re4d0b1ut(kno),t rveaquciaretdio. Snh,ould have a • Discretionary Bonuses
working knowleadngedoaf tPtLeCn’sdaanndcCeonbtoronlsu. Cseansd. idate must have
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CODIFIED ORDINANCE SECTION 351.15, ESTABLISH- ence in hydPraluuliscsO/trofufb-lSehshiofottiDngi;fPfreorbelenmtsioalvler; Decision
ING CERTAIN NO PARKING AREAS WITHIN THE VIL- (567) 264-4022
LAGE OF PIONEER AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. maker; GoodOcompmpuonrictautinonitsikeillss;fAobrleRtoampuiltdi task; Organiza-
This Ordinance restricts parking on Third Street from tional skills; SafeGty rooriewnttehd. tMous$t1b5e/wHillinrg. t+o work any shift and www.timestaffinginc.com <EOE>
First Street to Mill Street and declares an emergency. All
provisions of this Ordinance go into full force and effect Asollmaepwpeleikceanndsts. Smhifut psrtebmeiumats alepaplsicta1bl8e. QUALITY SUPERVISOR
immediately. StartingyWeaagres$o1f5+a/HgReboarseodldonere.xperience
All applicants muAstpbpe layt leWasitt1h8inye:ars of age or older.
Ordinance No. 13-2017: AN ORDINANCE ENACTING
CODIFIED ORDINANCE SECTION 305.06, PROHIBITING 405 N.APplpelaysWanitthvinie:w Dr.
TRUCK TRAFFIC ON PORTIONS OF BAUBICE STREET OLOfifbfifcTeiercripetHyloeHCuDroesiaunfmrrtoseo:mrn,8dO8aPmaHlmas-4tto4i3cp5s4m3p2m
WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF PIONEER AND DECLARING 405 N. Pleasantview Dr. • Liberty Center, OH 43532
AN EMERGENCY. This Ordinance restricts truck traffic
on Baubice Street from State Street to Clark Avenue and
declares an emergency. All provisions of this Ordinance
go into full force and effect immediately.

The complete text of the above legislation can be ob-
tained or viewed at the office of the Village Fiscal Officer at
409 South State Street, Pioneer, Ohio 43554. This sum-
mary was prepared or reviewed and approved by Thomas
A. Thompson, Village Solicitor for the Village of Pioneer,
Ohio.

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WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY (NORTHWEST OHIO) SPORTS ACTION

Archbold Adds New Archbold Blanks Swanton 11-0

Scoreboard To Football Field

PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF $11,248.74. PHOTOS BY BILL O'CONNELL, STAFF
As for the football
FACILITY IMPROVEMENT ... This is the new score-
board at Archbold High School’s football field. The field, the school replaced
structure is smaller than its predecessor but with a its original 2005 score-
larger video board, and advertising it appears larger. board. “The video board
was not working properly
By: James Pruitt high football and soccer. and hadn’t functioned the
THE VILLAGE REPORTER “We upgraded the way we wanted it to for
years,” Rex said. “The
With the goal of pos- sound system this year old scoreboard was 32
sessing top-notch facili- and also re-seeded the feet long and included
ties for its student-ath- field with a heartier all a video board.”The new
letes, Archbold Schools sports grass mix,” Su- scoreboard is 25 feet tall,
has upgraded two of its perintendent Aaron Rex but also features a larger
fields.The football sta- said. The sound system video board that is over 9
dium now sports a new cost $6,217.97, while the feet tall and 16 feet wide.
scoreboard with a larger, re-seed added another The side and bottom ad-
operational video screen. $9,995. The village put in vertising, along with the
Spengler Field got a new $1,253.74 worth of water top accent piece do make
sound system for junior to date. The total cost was the scoreboard appear
larger in size, Rex said.

Cost breakdown:
OES Model 8625
Scoreboard- $91,984.00,
installation- $13,787.94,
supplies for installation-
$125.94, fiber in press
box-$749.43, person-
nel overtime for instal-
lation- $152.33, total
installation-$14,815.64,
grand total- $106,799.64,
recycle scrap materi-
al-$345.00, recycle scrap
material $220.55, sale
of old scoreboard
$1,500.00.

James can be reached at
james@thevillagereporter.com

Pettisville Volleyball Coach

Notches 200th Win

By: James Pruitt have been a great source of support. “I Local Golf new
THE VILLAGE REPORTER have had coaches who have been with Courses See
me a long time: my wife Rachel and as- Hole-In-One VIEW ALL PHOTOS OF THIS EVENT FOR
John Horning reached a milestone sistant/JV coach Rebecca Dorosz who
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in the middle of his 12th year as varsity English at Pettisville. Horning said he ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON PAGE 23
volleyball coach (He started in 8th grade has had some very athletic players who On September 13,
and did some JV in the past as well). have bought into the concept of getting 2017, Kim Weldy of Arch-
Horning graduated from Pettisville and better every day (physical skills, mental bold, Ohio, aced the par
attended Huntington University before toughness and developing team chemis- 3, 130 yard 3rd hole at
coming to teach at Pettisville 21 years try throughout the season. Riverside Greens G.C. in
ago. He reached 100 wins in 2011. Stryker Ohio. His club of
He also credits having had a very sup- choice was a 5 Hybrid.
What has been the key to his suc- portive administration and community.
cess? “A patient, loving and supportive “Brian Leppelmeier has been a great AD PHOTO PROVIDED
wife, (Rachel), and sons, Austin, Josh to work for and supports every part of ACE ... Elijah Kuszmaul,
and Luke.” Horning said. “I could and our program,” Horning said. “We want to a Hilltop 8th grader, had a
would not do it without them. “They do things the right way and push to get hole-in-one on hole #6 at
are in the gym all the time with me and better every day as coaches. We try and Suburban Golf Course last
stay current with the game and attend week. He finished with a
clinics, scout and invest on and off the score 49. Rumor has it that
court to give our student-athletes the he called it happening walk-
best opportunities to win in the game ing up to hole 6’s tee box.
and become better people in the process.

“I think we have had some very com-
petitive girls who come from supportive
families who have bought in because
they want to be the best they can be. I
stress that every day you either get bet-
ter or worse and it’s your job to get bet-
ter and for the most part we have had
girls who have done that. “It takes a lot
of supportive and dedicated people for
something like this to happen. I am
blessed and honored to have the op-
portunity to teach, coach and live in the
Pettisville School District.”

James can be reached at
james@thevillagereporter.com

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Archbold’s Run Defense Stops Wauseon

By: Nate Calvin mez on a 31 yard pass play, and Arch- covered with about 3:30 remaining. The touchdowns. Owen Newlove was his fa-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER bold capped off the 13 play drive with a Indians then forced Archbold into their vorite target as the senior pulled in five
8 yard touchdown pass from Peterson to only punt of the night to give themselves receptions for 142 yards and two scores.
Going into the game Archbold knew Devon Girdham and it was 17-0 Arch- one last chance down by three and 1:28 Archbold gained 300 yards rushing on
stopping the Wauseon running attack bold with the lead at the half. on the clock. From their own 37-yard line the night, with Gabe Petersen carrying
was going to have to be their top prior- and facing a third down and two, Yackee the ball 32 times for 160 yards followed
ity. Thru their first three games the In- After going three and out on their tried to hit Newlove again down the left by his brother Sam who had 139 yards
dians had been averaging 253 ypg on opening drive of the second half, sideline but the Archbold secondary was on 18 carries and two touchdowns. The
the ground with Everett Bueter, Junior Wauseon finally caught the break they ready as Gabe Petersen intercepted the Blue Streaks were outstanding on third
Martinez, and Xavier Torres account- were looking for when Nic Rodriguez pass to seal the win for Archbold 24-21 and fourth downs converting 8/15 on
ing for most of that yardage. The Blue fumbled the punt from Dawson Rupp and give the Blue Streaks the Lions Club third and 3/4 on fourth, to help them to
Streaks defense proved to be up to the and when Cam Sauber recovered at Trophy for the first time since 2012. a decided advantage in time of posses-
task as they held the Indians to just 54 the 36-yard line of Archbold the Indi- sion as they had the ball for 32:15 while
yards rushing while gaining 300 yards ans were in business. Two plays later The story of the game was the play Wauseon had it for just 15:45. Arch-
on of their own on the ground as they Wauseon quarterback Hunter Yackee of both the Archbold offensive and de- bold, now 1-0 in the NWOAL and 3-1
knocked off Wauseon 24-21 at Harmon hooked up with Owen Newlove down the fensive lines. Wauseon was held to just overall, returns home this week to face
Field. sideline for the 35-yard touchdown pass 54 yards on the ground with Xavier Tor- Patrick Henry (1-0, 2-2) while Wauseon
and it was suddenly a 17-7 game. The res their top rusher with 32 yards on 5 (0-1, 3-1) will try and bounce back at
Archbold showed everyone early on Indians got the ball back at their own 22 carries. Yackee was forced to throw the home against Bryan (1-0, 2-2).
what the game plan was as methodically after stopping Archbold on fourth down ball because of this and he had success
moved the ball down the field with an and they continued to build the momen- going 12/18 for 183 yards and three Nate can be reached at
eight-play opening drive highlighted by a tum. After converting on a fourth down sports@thevillagereporter.com
34-yard run by Sam Petersen. The drive from their own 32, Torres would run for
stalled however at the Indians four-yard 15 yards and then Yackee found New- PHOTOS BY BILL O'CONNELL, STAFF
line so Archbold settled for a Kaiden love again, this time for 43 yards and
Bedsole 21-yd field goal to take an early the Indians were knocking on the door.
3-0 lead. Wauseon drove to the Archbold Yackee went back to the air and bit Ev-
36-yard line on their first possession erett Bueter out to the left and he took
but was stopped on fourth down. It was it in from 16-yards out for the score and
more of the same by the Blue Streaks on now the Indians were within three at 17-
their next possession, this time though 14 going to the final quarter.
they found the end zone when Sam Pe-
tersen broke two tackles and took it 41 Archbold seized back control of the
yards for the score and with 47 seconds game on this drive going 14 plays and 65
to go in the opening quarter Archbold yards, all on the ground including two
now had a 10-0 lead. Archbold used the fourth down conversion by Gabe Peters-
passing game on their next possession en on runs up the middle, ending with
as quarterback Gabe Petersen hit wide a 6- yard scoring run by Sam Petersen
receiver Nick Rodriguez over the middle and the Streaks pushed the lead to 24-
for 37 yards to eventually lead to a 35- 14 using almost 8:30 off the game clock.
yd field goal attempt by Rodriguez that Wauseon struck back quickly with Yack-
was no good and it remained 10-0 Blue ee again through the air to Newlove for
Streaks. After another Indians drive end- 58 yards and the touchdown to bring
ed in a punt, Archbold was again on the Wauseon back to just a three-point defi-
move using the passing game to get this cit at 24-21. Wauseon then attempted
drive going. Gabe Petersen hit Isaiah Go- an onside kick that the Blue Streaks re-

Fall 2017 Sports Schedules

September 22-28

FOOTBALL (Sep 23) Whitmer @ Evergreen
(Sep 22) Bryan @ Wauseon (Sep 25) Ayersville @ Montpelier
(Sep 22) Delta @ Liberty Center
(Sep 22) Edgerton @ Hicksville (Sep 25) Delta @ Paulding
(Sep 22) Evergreen @ Swanton (Sep 25) Hamilton @ Edon
(Sep 25) Hilltop @ Antwerp
(Sep 22) Hilltop @ Edon (Sep 25) Liberty Center @ Fayette
(Sep 22) Patrick Henry @ Archbold (Sep 25) Wauseon @ Stryker
(Sep 22) Toledo Christian @ Montpelier (Sep 26) Antwerp @ Edgerton
(Sep 26) Archbold @ Swanton
(Sep 25) Stryker @ Paulding (JV) (Sep 26) Bryan @ Patrick Henry
GOLF (Sep 26) Delta @ Evergreen
(Sep 26) Edon @ Pettisville
(Sep 22) NWOAL @ Auglaize (Sep 26) Fayette @ North Central
(Sep 23) Hilltop/Montpelier @ Edgerton (Sep 26) Montpelier @ Hilltop
(Sep 26) Wauseon @ Liberty Center
Invitational (Sep 28) Bryan @ Antwerp
(Sep 25) North Central @ Wauseon (Sep 28) Edgerton @ Continental
(Sep 28) Evergreen @ Start
(Sep 25) Stryker @ Bryan (Sep 28) Hilltop @ Stryker
(Sep 26) Edon @ Edgerton (Sep 28) Kalida @ Archbold
(Sep 28) North Central @ Edon
TENNIS (GIRLS) (Sep 28) Pettisville @ Montpelier
(Sep 23) Bluffton @ Archbold (Sep 28) Wauseon @ Hicksville

(Sep 23) Bryan @ Shawnee SOCCER (BOYS)
(Sep 25) Archbold @ Wauseon (Sep 23) Archbold @ Liberty Benton
(Sep 26) Ayersville @ Wauseon
(Sep 26) Maumee Valley Country Day @ (Sep 23) Defiance @ Bryan
(Sep 23) Genoa @ Wauseon
Bryan (Sep 23) Pettisville @ Cardinal Stritch
(Sep 26) Toledo Christian @ Archbold (Sep 23) Toledo Christian @ Delta
(Sep 25) Wauseon @ Continental
(Sep 28) Start @ Wauseon (Sep 26) Archbold @ Delta
CROSS COUNTRY (Sep 26) Bryan @ Liberty Center
(Sep 26) Emmanuel Christian @ Swan-
(Sep 23) Archbold/Delta/Edgerton/
Evergreen/Fayette/Hilltop/Montpelier/ ton
North Central/Pettisville/Stryker/Swan- (Sep 28) Bryan @ Pettisville
ton @ Liberty Center Widewater Invite (Sep 28) Napoleon @ Wauseon
(Sep 23) Bryan/Wauseon @ Van Wert (Sep 28) Springfield @ Delta
(Sep 28) Whitmer @ Swanton
County Hospital Invitational
(Sep 26) Ayersville/Bryan/Fairview @ SOCCER (GIRLS)
(Sep 23) Evergreen @ Rossford
Wayne Trace (Sep 23) Ottawa Hills @ Delta
(Sep 26) Antwerp/Hicksville/Holgate @ (Sep 23) Swanton @ Eastwood
(Sep 23) Woodmore @ Archbold
Edgerton
(Sep 26) Archbold/Delta/Evergreen/ (Sep 25) Bryan @ Napoleon
Fayette/Pettisville/Wauseon @ Fulton (Sep 25) Fremont Ross @ Wauseon

County Invitational (Wauseon) (Ssep 25) Springfield @ Swanton
VOLLEYBALL (Sep 25) Waite @ Evergreen

(Sep 23) Archbold @ Golden Spike (Sep 26) Archbold @ Continental
(Springfield) (Sep 26) Delta @ Genoa
(Sep 28) Delta @ Archbold
(Sep 23) Bryan/Wayne Trace @ Van
Wert (Sep 28) Liberty Center @ Bryan
(Sep 28) Wauseon @ Evergreen
(Sep 23) Continental @ Fayette
(Sep 23) Fairview/North Central @

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Bryan Comes From Behind To Beat Swanton 27-24

PHOTOS BY FORREST CHURCH, STAFF

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September 14th, 2017 15-14 at halftime. McKinney then ac-
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Montpelier d. Stryker 16-8 the second half as he ran for one score
and passed for two more, the first one
(7th grade football) a 15-yard strike to Tyler Suboski and
Archbold d. Wauseon 18-16 the last one a 50-yard connection with
Champion to provide the final mar-
(8th grade football) gin. McKinney finished the game 9/14
Wauseon d. Archbold 30-8 passing for 115 yards and two touch-
downs while running the ball 20 times
September 15th, 2017 for 69 yards and two scores. Suboski
was stellar in the running game for
Liberty Center 56 Evergreen 20 Hilltop, rushing for 235 yards on 24
The Vikings found themselves in carries as Hilltop rolled up 355 yards
a 14-0 hole just halfway through the rushing against the Cardinal Stritch
first quarter thanks to a 1-yard touch- defense. Hilltop (1-0 in TAAC, 3-1
down run by Liberty Center’s Caleb overall) travels to Edon (0-1, 0-4) this
Carpenter and then Evergreen quar- week to face the Bombers.
terback Jack Etue had a pass inter-
cepted and returned for a touchdown Northwood 41 Edon 28
by the Tiger’s Maguire Vollmar. Lib- After Northwood struck quickly with
erty Center added two more scores touchdown runs of 86 and 3 yards in
and it was 28-0 Tigers after the first the first quarter, the Bombers fought
quarter. Evergreen got on the board back to take the lead. Quarterback
in the second when Etue completed a Carson Brandt put Edon the score-
16-yard scoring pass to Brian Floyd to board with a 5-yard touchdown pass
make the score 28-7 at halftime. The to Travis Siebenaler to close the open-
Tigers put four more touchdowns on ing quarter and make it 14-6 in favor
the board in the second half while Ev- of the Rangers. Brandt then connect-
ergreen got touchdown runs by Etue ed with Keagan Romine on a 13-yard
and Hunter VanWert to try and keep score followed by Siebenaler throwing
the Vikings close. Etue went 14/27 for a touchdown this time going 32
passing on the night for 154 yards yards to Austin Kiess and Edon now
with one touchdown and four inter- had the lead 22-14. Northwood added
ceptions. Evergreen was led in rushing a score and two-point conversion be-
by VanWert as he carried the ball 20 fore halftime and the game was tied
times for 48 yards and a touchdown. at 22 going to the break. The second
Free Canales pulled in six receptions half was all Northwood as the Rangers
for 78 yards for Evergreen. The Vi- scored three straight touchdowns, all
kings (0-1 in NWOAL, 2-2 overall) go from the running game, to pull away
on the road this week as they travel to for the win. Carson Brandt ended up
Swanton (0-1, 2-2). 18/36 passing for 346 yards, 3 tds,
3 int and he was also Edon’s lead-
Toledo Woodward 64 Montpelier 7 ing ball carrier with 16 touches for 96
The Locos dropped to 0-4 on the yards. Travis Siebenaler had an out-
standing game from his wide receiver
season with a lopsided loss to the Po- position with 10 catches for 242 yards
lar Bears. Woodward would lead 30-0 and a touchdown to go with his one
after the first quarter en route to the touchdown pass. Edon (0-1 in TAAC,
win. The lone Montpelier score came 0-4 overall) is back home this week
on a 3-yard run by Chandler Byers. hosting their rivals from Hilltop (1-0,
Byers was the Locos top rusher on 3-1) in league play.
the night with 28 yards on 8 carries
while Kolden Uribes had 24 yards on Other scores:
5 totes. The Locomotives were unable Patrick Henry 35 Delta 22
to get any offense going as they had
just 53 yards of offense for the game. Bryan 27 Swanton 24
Montpelier opens TAAC play this week September 16th, 2017
when they host Toledo Christian.
(JV Football)
Hilltop 35 Cardinal Stritch 15 Wauseon 34 Archbold 12
The Cadets scored the last 35
points of the game after falling behind Swanton 20 Bryan 8
early 15-0 deficit to get the win in their Stryker 43 Montpelier 0
opener in league play. Christian McK-
inney had a one-yard touchdown run
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Edgerton Rolls Past Stryker JV Football Wins
Fairview After Slow Start Easily Over Montpelier

September 15th

Edgerton 43

Fairview 18
The Apaches
struck first on the
road with an Ian
Groves interception
return for a touch-
down to give Fair-
view an early 6-0 lead
over the undefeated
Bulldogs. Edgerton
quarterback Clayton
Flegal answered back
with a 1-yd touch-
down run to give the
Bulldogs the lead
7-6. Fairview scored
again before the end PHOTOS BY FORREST CHURCH, STAFF

of the first quarter
on a Jackson Hart
to Groves touchdown
pass to regain the
lead 12-7. The second
quarter was dominat-
ed by the Bulldogs as
they scored 21 unan-
swered points, with
Flegal passing for
one score and run-
ning for another and PHOTOS BY KENT HUTCHISON, STAFF

Hunter Prince scor-
ing on a 2-yd run to
give the Bulldogs a
28-12 halftime lead.
Prince added two
more touchdown
runs in the second
half, the first one 10
yards and the second
one from one yard out
as Edgerton pulled
away. Prince finished
the game with 28
carries for 162 yards
and three touch-
downs. Flegal went
11/15 passing for 91
yards with a touch-
down and one inter-
ception as Edgerton
outgained Fairview
315-189. Flegal along
with Nolan Swank
had interceptions for
the Edgerton defense
with the Bulldogs
forcing three Fairview
turnovers. Edgerton
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overall) will now trav-
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Bryan & Delta Play To A 3-3 Tie

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Archbold Blanks Swanton 11-0
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September 12th, 2017
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Downtown Bryan 0. Josh Kidder scored a hat trick (3 goals) to go
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man added two goals, and a goal apiece by Andrew
Hogrefe, Denver Beck, Connor Hagans, Clay Gerig,
Kaiden Bedsole, and Ethan Hagans with Archbold
putting 28 shots on goal compared to just 4 by
Swanton.

Delta 3 Bryan 3
Evan Smith had 2 goals and an assist for Bryan
as they played the Delta Panthers to a 3-3 draw in
this NWOAL contest. Tyler Manon scored the other
goal for the Golden Bears who are now 1-1-1 in
league play. Delta was paced by Jared Gilders with
two goals and an assist and Anthony Russel with
a goal and two assists.

Pettisville 4 Toledo Christian 0
The Blackbirds did all their scoring in the first
half as they picked up the shutout win at home
against the Toledo Christian Eagles. Detric Yoder
tallied two goals while Connor Wyse and Eli Gri-
eser had one apiece. This was the third win in a
row for Pettisville, improving their record to 4-2-1
on the season.
Other scores:
Liberty Center d. Wauseon 8-0
Continental 2 Bryan 0
The Golden Bears were unable to generate any
offense against the Pirates in this loss at home.
Reese Jackson had 10 saves in goal for Bryan to
keep them close. The Bryan JV also fell to Conti-
nental by a score of 1-0.

September 15th, 2017
Pettisville 1 Kalida 0
Detric Yoder scored the Blackbirds lone goal of
the match with an assist from Connor Wyse as
Pettisville improved to 5-2-1 on the season.
September 16th, 2017
Archbold 4 Maumee 2
Josh Kidder scored a hat trick and Trey Theo-
bald added a goal as Archbold improved to 7-1-
1 on the season. Kidder’s third goal came on a
penalty kick while the other two were assisted by
Kaiden Bedsole and Trevan Kindinger. Kidder and
Kyle Robinson each added an assist for the Blue
Streaks as well. The Archbold JV were 6-0 winners
over Maumee also.
Other scores:
Bowling Green d. Bryan 2-0

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Bryan Lady Bears Shutouts Delta Panthers 2-0

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Wauseon 0 Napoleon 0 CHRYSLER - DODGE - JEEP - RAM
Outstanding play by the goalkeepers for both
teams resulted in this game ending in a 0-0 tie.
Wauseon put 27 shots on goal while the Wildcats
had 12 shot attempts but neither team could find
the back of the net.
Other scores:
Archbold 1 Liberty Benton 0
Springfield 4 Delta 1
Swanton 5 Toledo Central Catholic 1
September 14th, 2017

Bryan 2 Delta 0
Gracie Voight scored on assist by Allye Minor
and Jess Mueller added the other goal unassisted
as Bryan defeated the Panthers in NWOAL play.
The Golden Bears are now 2-1 in league play and
2-4-2 overall, while Delta falls to 1-2 in the league
and 3-4-1 overall.
Other scores:
Liberty Center d. Wauseon 7-1
Archbold d. Swanton 1-0

September 16th, 2017
Bryan 7 Miller City 0
Senior striker Allye Minor scored four goals and
fellow senior striker Gracie Voight added three
goals as Bryan won convincingly on their home
field. The Golden Bears goals were assisted by
Voight, Baylee Krupp, Maddie Reiser, McKenna
Grube, and Meggie Voight. The Bryan JV team
was also victorious over Miller City by the same
7-0 score.
Archbold 5 Ottawa-Glandorf 1
Chloe Nofziger gave the Lady Blue Streaks an
early 1-0 lead with a goal at the 34:41 mark of the
first half. Emie Peterson, Andi Peterson, and Rea-
gan Ramirez also added first half goals as Arch-
bold enjoyed a 4-0 halftime lead. Grace Mayer
found the net for the only Archbold goal of the sec-
ond half. Mayer, Macy Peterson, Brooke Kohler,
and Emie Peterson each had an assist for the Lady
Blue Streaks.
Wauseon 4 Toledo Central Catholic 0
Jaydelin Vasvery, Jessica Perez, Mya Suarez,
and Kendra Gorczyca all had a goal each in this
one for the Lady Indians. Hannah Spadafore was
solid in goal for Wauseon to preserve the shutout.
Other scores:
Cardinal Stritch d. Evergreen 3-1
Swanton d. Maumee 8-2

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Bryan Wins Golden Evergreen Wins Tri-Match
Bear Invitational Over Delta & Liberty Center

PHOTOS BY NATE CALVIN, STAFF

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September 14th, 2017 and Jay Vann of Delta were co-med-
alists with rounds of 37. Kaleb Lum-
Evergreen 181 Delta 181 brezer shot a 47 for Evergreen followed
Liberty Center 193 by Zach Lumbrezer with a 48 and Noah
Kruez with a 49. For Delta, Cole Mat-
The Vikings picked up two league tin had a 45, Brady Wymer a 46, and
points thanks to winning the tiebreaker Chase Stickley with a 53.
over Delta. Travis Mersing of Evergreen

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ARCHBOLD HIGH SCHOOL WAUSEON HIGH SCHOOL
Bryan Wins Golden Bear
Invitational He scored a hat trick (3 goals) Sauber helped Wauseon to three
and added two assists in an impres- victories beginning on September
Bryan’s Case Hartman fired a sive win over Swanton 11-0 on Sep- 11th by going 21/24 serving with 6
72, good for second place as an in- tember 12th. Kidder followed that aces, 31/35 hitting with 17 kills and
dividual, as the Bryan Golden Bears performance with another hat trick 16 digs in a win over Rossford. On
won their invitational at Riverside and an assist in a win on September September 12th in a league win over
Greens in Stryker with a 302. Pey- 16th over Maumee 4-2 Patrick Henry she was 9/10 serving,
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Montpelier Defeats Edon Montpelier Takes Down
In BBC Golf Action Edon In Three Sets

September 14th, 2017
Montpelier 3 Edon 0

The Lady Locomotives improved to 4-2 in BBC play with a 25-12, 25-19, 25-
19 win at home. Erin Prekop paced Montpelier with 11 kills. Claire Radabaugh
was outstanding for Edon with 56 assists to go with 7 digs while Reagan Galle-
hue added 33 assists. Also for the Lady Bombers, Olivia Radabaugh and Jor-
dan Runyan added 15 and 12 digs respectively.

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Edon in a BBC match at Windwood
September 12th, 2017 Hollow Golf Course. He was followed
by Tyler Rupp with a 49, Garrett Witte
Bryan 161 Van Wert 182 with a 51, and Brock O’ Neal who shot
Connor Shirkey fired a 37 to earn a 52.
medalist honors as Bryan won on the
road at Willow Bend Country Club in Stryker 164 North Central 173
Van Wert. Peyton Lamberson (39), An- Abe Montague and Spencer Clin-
drew Heller (42), and Case Hartman gaman of Stryker along with Chace
(43) were the low scores for the Golden Boothman of North Central all fired
Bears. Van Wert was led by Jared Her- 37’s to share medalist honors at Sub-
nandez with a 40. urban Golf Course. Logan Boetz (43),
Aaron Sidle (47), and Devon Weirach
Pettisville 190 Edon 270 (47) rounded out the scoring for the
Max Lepplemeier and Tom McWat- Panthers. The Eagles received rounds
ters tied for medalist with 45’s for Pet- of 44 by Landen Patten and Levi Wil-
tisville as they picked up the league win liams with Zayde VanAuken adding a
at Windwood Hollow Golf Course near 48.
Edon. Austin Horning shot a 48 and
Caleb Nofziger a 52 to help the Black- Edgerton 186 Pettisville 187
birds to the win. Edon’s low score came Hilltop 191
from Dayton Cope with a 51 followed
by Hayden Price (59), Tyler Trevino Dacoda Faber paced the Bulldogs
(77), and Tamara Mills (83). with a 43 as they finished first in a
non-league tri-match at Ironwood in
North Central 187 Pettisville 234 Wauseon. Brody Michael (47), Cam-
Hilltop 235 Montpelier 240 eron Schaper (48), and Hannah Slees-
(Junior High) man (48) helped Edgerton gain the two
wins. Max Leppelmeier was the low
The Locomotives placed fourth in score for the Blackbirds with a 45, fol-
a tightly contested BBC Jamboree at lowed by Caleb Nofziger with a 46, Aus-
Suburban Golf Course. Jake Clinger tin Horning a 47, and Tom McWatters
was medalist for Montpelier with a 52, with a round of 49. Skyler Butterfield of
Ashtyn Mason fired a personal best 60, Hilltop was match medalist with a 37.
and Rylee Ehman also had a personal Jestin Maddox fired a 49 for the Cadets
best round of 62. Klayton Gearhart had with Dominic Schmitt adding a 51 and
a 66 to round out the Montpelier scor- Ethan Siebenaler a 54.
ing.
Montpelier 206 Antwerp 211 (Girls)
Montpelier 206 Brookelyn Dye was medalist for the
Defiance 305 (Girls)
Brookelyn Dye was medalist with a Lady Locos with a 46 as Montpelier im-
45 as the Lady Locos improved to 8-3 proved to 9-3 on the season. Elizabeth
on the season. Elizabeth Fritsch shot a Fritsch (49), Taylor Brown (55), and
51, Taylor Brown fired a 56, Katie Tay- Addison Thompson (57) completed the
lor a 57, and Addison Thompson with scoring for Montpelier.
a 59 as Montpelier put together some
solid rounds in this match. Other scores:
Archbold 161 Patrick Henry 178
Other scores: Swanton 182
Archbold d. Holgate 161-221
Swanton d. Liberty Center 176-195 September 15th, 2017
Fayette d. Hilltop 177-209
Antwerp 174 Fairview 178 Edgerton Stryker 162 Fayette 175
188 Caleb Brinegar of Fayette and Abe
Montague of Stryker shared medal-
September 13th, 2017 ist honors with 38s as the Panthers
picked up the BBC home win. Aaron
Scores: Sidle with a 40, Spencer Clingaman
Toledo Central Catholic 169 Whit- and Colin Anders each with 42s con-
mer 174 Swanton 176 tributed for Stryker. Travis Wagner
fired a 44 for the Eagles, followed by
Tanner Wagner with a 46, and Tanner
Lemley with a 47.

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Evergreen Vikings Defeat Varsity Volleyball hitting with 9 kills. Maddy Underwood
Edgerton Bulldogs In Three Sets added 15/20 hitting with 8 kills and
September 11th, 2017 Aubrey Wyse went 15/15 serving with
PHOTOS BY KENT HUTCHISON, STAFF Ayersville 3 Pettisville 2 8 digs and 5 kills. Hilltop won the JV
The visitors form Ayersville grabbed match defeating North Central 25-18,
the first two sets before the Blackbirds 25-19.
fought back to win the third and fourth
set to force a fifth set which Ayersville Delta 3 Toledo Waite 0
took 15-10. Pettisville, now 5-3 on the Delta played host to the Waite Indi-
season, was led by Kyra Behnfeldt with ans from the Toledo City League and
40 digs and 16-17 serving, Jess Youse came away with the win 25-11, 25-13,
12-12 serving with 2 aces and 22 kills, 25-11. Abby Freeman led the Panthers
Morgan Lepplemeier 14-15 serving with with 8 aces, 3 kills, 17 assists and 11
2 aces, 14 kills, 7 digs, and Kendra Pur- digs while Kinsey Finnen added 5 aces,
sel who was 9-10 serving with 25 as- 17kills, 1 block and 3 digs.
sists. The Pettisville JV beat Ayersville
16-25, 25-23, 25-22, and the freshmen Hicksville 3 Pettisville 2
team lost to Swanton 10-25, 24-26. The undefeated Lady Aces came to
Liberty Center 3 Montpelier 1 town and had all they could handle
In a matchup of former NWOAL ri- from the Blackbirds but Hicksville was
vals, the Lady Locos fell in four sets 21- able to escape with the five-set win, tak-
25, 17-25, 25-17, 15-25. Montpelier’s ing the last set 18-16. Pettisville, now
Jaelyn Lyons had 11 kills, 2 blocks and 5-4 on the season, battled back for two
Rheanna Stoy added 7 kills and 27 digs sets down to force the fifth and deciding
as the Locos fell to 3-5 on the season set. Kyra Behnfeldt had a big night for
the Lady Blackbirds going 10-12 serv-
Wauseon 3 Rossford 1 ing and 30 digs, Jess Youse was 19-20
The Indians improved their record to serving with 3 aces and 21 kills, and
.500 at 4-4 on the season overall with Morgan Leppelmeier went 12-12 serv-
a 25-17, 28-30, 25-11, 25-21 win over ing with 13 kills and 19 digs. Hicksville
the Lady Bulldogs. Lexi Sauber (21-24 also won the JV match 27-25, 25-18.
serving with 6 aces, 31/35 hitting with
17 kills, 16 digs), Madison Trejo (10/13 Stryker 3 Fayette 1
serving with 1 ace, 45 assists), and Kar- The Lady Panthers are now 3-2 in
li Penrod (19/21 serving with 4 aces, the BBC after a four-set win at Fayette
25/27 hitting with 9 kills and 2 blocks) 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-15. The Lady
were among the statistical leaders for Eagles battled on their home floor led
the Tribe. by Bailee Smith who was 18/20 serv-
Other scores: ing with 2 aces, 10 kills, 18 digs, Brylee
Lake d. Evergreen 3-0 Riegsecker 21/22 serving, 5 kills, 24
(7th grade volleyball) assists, 11 digs and Dakota Blosser 8/8
Pettisville d. Delta 2-0 serving 3 kills and 17 digs.
(8th grade volleyball)
Pettisville d. Delta 2-0 Wauseon 3 Holgate 1
The Lady Indians earned their third
September 12th, 2017 win of the week, this time defeating
Delta 3 Liberty Center 0 Holgate 25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 25-22.
The Panthers were winners at home Senior Chloe Lane was perfect serving
in this NWOAL match 25-16, 25-21, and receiving going 16/16 and 26/26
28-26. Abby Freemen tallied 5 kills, respectively along with her 24 digs. Lexi
1 block, 25 assists, and 12 digs with Sauber was 13/15 serving with 1 ace, 7
Kinsey Finnen adding 3 aces, 17 kills, digs, 39/41 hitting with 15 kills and 4
2 blocks, and 21 digs. Raelyn Hutchi- blocks. Karli Penrod contributed 17/18
son added 1 ace and 17 digs as Delta serving with 1 ace, 36/37 hitting with
improved to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the 12 kills and 8 digs while Madison Trejo
league. was 13/15 serving and 117/119 setting
Montpelier 3 Ottawa Hills 0 with 37 assists and 5 kills.
It was a three-set victory for the Lady Other scores:
Locos over Ottawa Hills 25-18, 25-19, Evergreen d. Edgerton 3-0
25-22 to push their record to 4-5 on the Swanton d. Toledo Start 3-0
season. Rebekah Carr led Montpelier (7th grade volleyball)
with 7 kills, 3 blocks, and 2 aces. The Wauseon d. Napoleon 2-0
Montpelier JV won their match versus Edon d. Montpelier 2-0
the Green Bears in three sets. (8th grade volleyball)
Edon d. Montpelier 2-0
Wauseon d. Napoleon 2-0
Fayette d. Stryker 3-0

September 16th, 2017

Wauseon 3 Patrick Henry 0 Montpelier 3 Fremont (IN) 2
Lexi Sauber put up 29/35 hitting Montpelier improved to 6-5 on the
with 22 kills and added 14 digs in help- season battling back from down two
ing the Lady Indians to a straight set sets to none to defeat Fremont in five,
win over Patrick Henry 25-19, 25-20, 10-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-20, 15-12.
25-14. Madison Trejo was 17/18 serv- Jaelyn Lyons helped lead the comeback
ing with 1 ace, 3 kills and 79/80 setting with 7 kills and 23 digs, while Keiylee
with 40 assists as Wauseon moved to Bentley added 6 kills and Aubree Moss
2-1 in the NWOAL. Senior Karli Penrod had 24 digs.
went 13/13 serving with 3 aces, 21/23
hitting with 8 kills, 9 digs, and 2 blocks Continental 3 Hilltop 0
in the win. The Lady Cadets lost on the road to
Other scores: Continental 13-25, 21-25, 19-25 to fall
Swanton d. Evergreen 3-0 to 1-8 on the season. Morgan Norden
Bryan d. Archbold 3-0 was 17/21 hitting with 7 kills while
Hicksville d. Edgerton 3-1 Mady Underwood went 37/37 setting
Toledo Waite d. Fayette 3-0 with 8 assists. Underwood was also
(7th grade Volleyball) 11/11 serving and Aubrey Wyse was a
Wauseon d. Patrick Henry 2-0 perfect 4/4 on the serve and she also
had 8 digs. The Hilltop JV also lost to
the Pirates 20-25, 20-25.

(8th grade Volleyball) Other scores:
Patrick Henry d. Wauseon 2-0 Otsego d. Evergreen 3-0
Swanton d. Ottawa Hills 3-0
September 14th, 2017 Bryan d. Lima Bath 2-0
North Central 3 Hilltop 1 Bryan d. Old Fort 2-0
The Eagles improved to 4-1 in the St. Henry d. Bryan 2-0
BBC and remained one game back of Toledo Central Catholic d. Delta 2-0
first place Pettisville with a 25-16, 21- Delta d. Cardinal Stritch 2-0
25, 25-19, 25-23 win at Hilltop. Kendall Delta d. Toledo Central Catholic 2-0
Roth was perfect serving for Hilltop go- Fairview d. Archbold 2-1
ing 20/20 with 1 ace and also 27/29 Archbold d. Napoleon 2-0

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Bryan With League Swanton Remains Undefeated
Win Over Archbold With Win Over Evergreen

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the Girl’s Blue Division, Archbold placed Sakos 36th-19:13.5, Josh Wehrle 42nd- next for Delta in 20th (19:33), Nicklas
September 12th, 2017 third with 94 points with their top finisher 19:36.8, Zach Turner 51st-19:47.4), Sherick was 25th (19:49), and Walter
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Division race, Edgerton was second with Bryson 21st-22:59.9), 5th Edgerton 124 20:02, Dru Walkowski 64th-21:23).
Wauseon placed second as a team with 109 points led by Tyson Curry in 11th (Stefanie Thiel 19th-22:50.1, Hanna Hug Montpelier was the top placing area team
106 points led by Kyle Vernot who won the (18:03.3), Coby Jones in 16th (18:28.2), 27th-23:22.1, Rebecca Schroeder 32nd- in the girl’s race finishing fourth with
Boy’s Blue Division in a time of 16:55.3. and Connor Thiel with a 25th place fin- 23:40.9), 7th North Central 200 (Chloe 106 points. The Lady Locos were led by
Michael Cheezan (3rd, 17:05) and Josh ish (18:50.1). They were followed by Baker 42nd-25:11.1, Madelyn Scott 59th- Jacqueline Carlson who placed 7th with
Lowry (4th, 17:09.6) both placed in the Stryker in third with 111 points as they 26:56.2, Michelle Sierra 67th-27:50.2) a time of 22:05, Kimme Engels (16th-
top five for the Indians. Freshman Braden were led by Emmanuel Villanueva (10th- Stryker (no team score, Trinitie Wallace 23:02), and Brinn Miller (31st-24:44).
Vernot had a 19th place finish with a time 17:55.3), Kaleb Holsopple (21st-18:36.8), 9th-21:36.1, Abby Grice 73rd-28:23.5). Delta was sixth with a total of 142 led by
of 17:56.4. Other area teams and their top and Izayah Ferguson (22nd-18:38.1). The Jenna Hallett (9th-22:14), Grace Sonick
finishers were as follows: 10th Bryan 256 Pettisville Blackbirds placed fourth as a Delta Boys Place Third & Montpelier (20th-23:39), and Keirsten Culler (33rd-
(Austin Johnson 11th-17:37.9, Andrew team with 120 points as Max Leppelmeier Girls Are Fourth At Fayette Invite 24:47). Other individual finishers were:
Knight 48th-18:47.9, Ethan Cox 52nd- (5th-17:35.0), and Logan Rufenacht (8th- Hayden Davis finished sixth with a Edon (Wendy Braun 30th-24:35), Fayette
18:52.3), 13th Archbold 297 (Caden Gor- 17:48.2) both placed in the top ten. Other (Amber Ganoa 26th-24:00), and Swanton
row 18th-17:55.9, Brendan Johns 32nd- area teams and their top finishers were time of 18:20.6 to lead the Panthers to a (Natalie Newman 21st-23:42).
third-place finish in the boy’s race with

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