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Published by Forrest R. Church, 2016-09-27 20:41:59

September 28th, 2016

September 28th, 2016





THIS WEEK IN New Officer At Stryker P.D. Is A Little On The Furry Side

THE the organization’s Face- The dogs are evaluated The organization con-
book page states. by K-9 officers for obedi- tacted Mendez and told
vILLAGE reporter ence and temperament, him they had a dog who
The dogs are donated Mendez said.
Habitat For Humanity Project to police departments. CONTINUED TO PAGE 3
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Opens In West Unity REPORTING FOR DUTY ... K-9 officer Rocco rides in
•••• the back of a Charger driven by Sgt. Steve Mendez.
Rocco is trained to sniff out narcotics in different hid-
Metamora Council Appoints ing places.

John Pupos to Fill Vacant Seat

North Central Schools Dedicate By: James Pruitt Mendez refers to Rocco
New High School THE VILLAGE REPORTER as junkyard dog and
likes to show what he
ber of the Stryker Police
“THE HOMETOWN” Department and he can Mendez has been on
be a fun-loving guy most the Stryker force since
he working, he’s all busi- lice dog from another of-
Swanton Lady Bulldogs Shut Out Rival Delta new ness. ficer who went overseas. PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF
That dog served a few
The new guy is Roc- years and had to be re- TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT ... Tanya and Brian Likens of Montpelier can plan for the
co, a 3-year-old German tired and eventually put future now that she has a new kidney. She received a transplant Sept. 14 when her
Shepherd who works to sleep. mail carrier donated one of his kidneys to her after learning about it on Facebook.
with handler Sgt. Steve
new PHOTO BY BILL O'CONNELL, STAFF Mendez on tracking and So Mendez began By: James Pruitt “When Patrick reached out to me,
GAME ON ... Swanton's Kirsten Truckor and Delta's Cas- narcotics. Rocco got his looking for a replacement THE VILLAGE REPORTER there was light at the end of the tunnel,”
Exclusively at sandra Lee battle each other for control of the ball during certification only a cou- and came across the Tanya said.
the game on September 20tEhx.clusively at ple of weeks ago and is Throw Away Dogs Proj- A Montpelier woman has a new lease
working with Mendez in ect. The organization res- on life after receiving a kidney trans- The surgery went well and now Tan-
superior coverage in half the time the village. cues, rehabilitates, and plant from her postal carrier. ya has seen an immediate change in her
relocates thrown away life. She has more energy and she has to
ACE HARDWARE Rocco came to Stryker dogs so they can have a Tanya (Ruble) Likens received her use the restroom more frequently than
through an organization purpose to be honored, new organ Sept. 14 at the University of before.
1495 N. SHOOP AVE. called Throw Away Dogs, respected and trusted as Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. She is
WAUSEON, OH 43567 which rescues and re- Police K-9 working dogs, recuperating at her home and looking She still has to watch her diet as she
stores abandoned dogs. forward to the future. is susceptible to diabetes, and she has
(419) 335-1717 to get rid of the toxic fluids in her body.
Mon33_115288_0811 - Sat: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm The surgery ended a lifelong struggle.
“I learned I had kidney disease when Brian noticed the difference right
superior coverage in half the time I was nine,” Tanya said. “Three years away.
ago I was put on the transplant list.”
33_115288_0811 Time was running out on the 28-year- “She was up and walking within two
old as she began dialysis two years ago. days,” Brian said.
West Unity's Floral Grove Cemetery Obtains She had been undergoing periotoneal
New Medallions Honoring Veterans dialysis where a catheter had been in- Brian has changed as well. A lifelong
serted into body, but that malfunctioned Buckeyes fan, he has yet to take the
PHOTO BY TIMOTHY KAYS, STAFF and, after four surgeries in two months, Michigan bracelet off he put on at the
the catheter never worked again. hospital. The experience showed him a
NEW ARRIVALS … Three new medallions have been installed at the flagpole at Flo- Then she had to go through regular different side to that school up north.
ral Grove Cemetery, southeast of West Unity. Placed by the Junior Wyse Post #669 dialysis a few times a week.
of the American Legion in West Unity, the flag-holding medallions will recognize She learned of her donated kidney “It’s hard not to respect them,” Brian
those who have served in America’s most recent armed conflicts. According to Post Aug. 19 at work in Toledo. She was with said. “They were good to us. They made
Commander, Phil Stotz, the new medallions commemorate those who have served her co-workers when she got the call. sure we were as comfortable as Tanya.”
in the Persian Gulf War, the Afghanistan War, and the Iraq War. “Everybody cheered,” Tanya said.
When she got home, she and Brian, As for her donor, Tanya said she was
her husband of four years, immediate- amazed that someone she did not know
ly began to do a deep cleaning of their would do such a thing.
“We bleached everything,” Tanya “Apparently he didn’t need it (kidney)
said. “I will have to take amino suppres- anymore,” Tanya said.
sants the rest of my life. I wanted a fresh
start.” While family and friends were sup-
They decluttered the house and portive throughout, she wanted to thank
threw out many items. her nurse, Michelle, for her tireless ef-
“If we don’t use it, we don’t need it,” forts in getting the help she needed.
Brian said.
The donor learned of Tanya’s need “She was my biggest advocate,” Tan-
through his son who has saw it on Face- ya said. “She looked for other options.”
book. It was then he asked “Why can’t
I donate,” Tanya said, relaying the con- As for the future, Tanya said when
versation they had. she is healthy enough, she will be get-
ting a banana split. Previously she has
never eaten a banana because of the
potassium. Other experiences include
sleeping on her stomach, a no-no when
she had the catheter.

“The sky’s the limit,” Tanya said “I
am not tied to a machine.”

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Local Obituaries

Todd D. Faunce (1968 - 2016) Phyllis Krieg (1926 - 2016) Donna L. Lump (1928 - 2016)

Todd D. Faunce, 47, Phyllis (Spengler) Krieg, Donna L. Lump, age 88,
of LaGrange died Friday 90, passed away peace- of Edon, Ohio, died at 1:20
September 9, 2016 at his fully the morning of July A.M. on Monday, Septem-
home. He was born on No- 25, 2016. Completing a ber 19, 2016, at Park View
vember 27, 1968 to Den- full life devoted to family, Nursing Center in Edger-
nis & Grace (Hancock) friends, and community. ton, Ohio, where she was
Faunce in Bryan, OH. He She was born March 18, a resident. Mrs. Lump was
married Christine Bunn 1926, in Delta to the late a 1946 graduate of Edon
on September 28, 1991 in William and Maude Spen- High School and worked as
Coldwater, MI. She sur- gler. She was the beloved an editor for Earth Publica-
vives. wife to the late Harold tions in Edgerton, retiring
Krieg. in 1999 with twenty years
Todd worked as a fork- of service. She was a mem-
lift operator and die set- Left to cherish her ber of St. Peter’s Luther-
ter for Ashley Molding. He memory are her children an Church, Edon, where
was very active in commu- John, Keith, and Eric she sang in the choir and
nity sports for LaGrange county. He was a coach from (Vickee); six grandchil- played the organ, and was
1995 in Lakeland baseball and football, LaGrange dren, Erik, Alison, Eric R., Brian, Mathew, Ross, Ve- a member of Edon American Legion Post #662 Auxiliary.
wrestling club, and Shipshewana Soccer. In 2007 he ronica, Corynn, Alexis and Jag. She enjoyed playing the piano any time she could.
started coaching the Wolcottville baseball league. He Phyllis retired from Bowling Green public school Donna L. Lump was born on March 23, 1928, in Gar-
enjoyed the family’s annual pumpkin carving contest system. She was an active volunteer for the American rett, Indiana, the daughter of Vane V. and Esther M.
and the annual fathers’ day trip to the Fort Wayne Zoo. Cancer Society. (Messner) Shook. She married Donald D. Lump on No-
He was active in many fundraisers for the community vember 24, 1954, in Edon, Ohio, and he preceded her in
and was a great cook on the grill. He loved his family, Viola I. Woolace (1916 - 2016) death on June 17, 1999.
all sports, and keeping kids active. Survivors include one daughter, Pamela K. Lump, of
Todd is survived by his wife, mother, three sons – Viola Irene Woolace, Spring City, Pennsylvania; one son, Curtis J. Lump, of
Christopher & Cassandra Marshall of LaGrange, IN, 100 years old, of West Angola, Indiana; and three granddaughters, Alethea Wil-
Nicholas & Tabitha Marshall of Hudson, IN and Josh- Unity passed away Mon- liams, of Henderson, North Carolina, Janelle and Savan-
ua Marshall of LaGrange, IN. One daughter – Jessica day, September 19, 2016 nah Hunt, both of Philadelphia; and one great-grand-
Marshall of LaGrange, IN. five sisters – Lisa & Dennis at Community Health Pro- daughter, Rihanna Williams.
Hinkle, Stacy & Brian McKibben, Cherie Jaggers, Amy fessionals Inpatient Hos- Memorials in the name of Donna L. Lump are request-
Faunce and Jodie Faunce all of Montpelier, OH. eleven pice, Defiance. Viola was ed to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
grandsons – Deion Marshall, Fabian Hammaker, Pey- born April 14, 1916 in Du- To sign the online register or to send condolences,
ton Hammaker, Jayden Marshall, Draven Marshall, pont, Ohio, the daughter please visit
Brody Kurtz, Kaysen Marshall, Chance Marshall, of the late, George W. and
Hunter Anderson, Colt Anderson and Colin Anderson. Eula B. (Elser) King. She Reporter
7 granddaughters – Andrya Marshall, Ivory Marshall, was a 1934 graduate of
McKenzie Marshall, Trinity Marshall, Khloe Marshall, West Unity High School.
McKaylee Smith and Lillian Anderson. Viola married Leo Donald YOUR HOMETOWN NEWS SOURCE FOR WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY, OHIO
Todd was preceded in death by his father. Woolace on November 27,
On-line condolences may be sent at www.carney- 1938 in Bryan, Ohio and he preceded her in death on NORTHWEST OHIO COVERAGE AREAS Carney-Frost Funeral Home, September 17, 1990.
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Inn, and at Fayette Tubular. Virginia enjoyed making and participate in numerous outdoor activities. * It is the goal of “The Village Reporter” to present news in a fair and
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Surviving are her three children, Brenda (Dave) ace of San Miguel, Mexico; four great-grandchildren, ing their own opinions.
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Nancy J. Walz (1931 - 2016)

Nancy Joan Walz, 84 Edward P. Witt (1926 - 2016) 115 Broad Street, Montpelier, Ohio
years, of Alvordton, passed Open: Mon. - Fri. (9 a.m. - 5 p.m).; Sat. (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
away Thursday evening, Edward Paul Witt, age
September 22, 2016 at 90, of Metamora, Ohio, Phone: (419) 485-4851 / Fax: (877) 778-9425
Hillside Country Living, passed away peacefully, Email:
Bryan with her family at surrounded by his loving Website:
her bedside. Nancy was family, Tuesday morning,
born October 10, 1931 September 20, 2016, at Buy A Newspaper Copy At:
in North Baltimore, Ohio, Ebeid Hospice in Sylva-
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Harold LaVerne and Erma 1926 in Adrian, Michi- Main Stop, C-Store Sunday’s Market,
Belle (Northrup) Parsons. gan to Francis Xavier
She was a 1950 graduate and Elizabeth (Dickerson) STRYKER Post Office
of Edgerton High School. Witt. Edward worked for Stryker Main Stop,
She married Richard A. the Jeep Corporation for Stryker General Store WAUSEON
Walz on December 27, 1950 in Williams Center, Ohio, 40 years, retiring in 1991. Chief Supermarket,
and he preceded her in death on February 7, 1991. WEST UNITY Marathon, Walmart
Nancy worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Hillside Country A devout Catholic, Ed- Valero, Shamrock, Courtview Mart Shell,
Living for 10 years. She also provided care as a Pri- ward was a member of Miller’s Country Kitchen, Circle K, Dollar General
vate Nurse’s Aide for several years. In addition to this, Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Assumption. His daily
Nancy was a farmer’s wife, helping operate the family routine was reading the newspaper and drinking cof- Dollar General PIONEER /
farm. She was a member of the Kunkle United Brethren fee. He cut and sold wood and loved his cats. On a nice FAYETTE HOLIDAY CITY
Church, Kunkle, where she ran the Good News Club. day, you would often find Edward sitting outdoors in Main Stop, Village Market,
She was an excellent cook and baker. Nancy collected his chair near the road greeting all the passersby's Circle K, Main Stop,
salt & pepper shakers. She loved to attend her children coming in and out of town with a friendly wave and a Dollar General Dollar General,
and grandchildren’s academic and athletic events and genuine smile. That will be greatly missed by many! ARCHBOLD Hutch’s Marathon,
going to Shipshewana with Richard. Left to cherish Edward's memory are his children, Cornerstone Floral & Gifts
Surviving are her four children, Karen Walz of Al- Diane (Don) Taylor, Timothy Witt, Dan (Deb) Witt, Valero, Super Value, EDON / BLAKESLEE
vordton, Randy (Pam) Walz of Bryan, Millie (David) Christopher (Dawn) Witt and Marissa Witt; grand- Rite Aid, Circle K,
Young of Rockport, Illinois and Robert (Lynn) Walz children, Tamara Frosch, Barb (Doug) Rusin, Mi- Dollar General, Pop Shop Slattery
of West Unity; nine grandchildren, Michelle (Robert) chelle (Chad) Cleland, Andrea Taylor, Mary Pat "Trish" Shamrock
Gibbs of Montpelier, Andrew Walz of Edon, Sarah (Grant) Smith, Henry Witt, Jerry Bingham, Mark BRYAN LYONS
(Mark) Merhoff of Marthasville, Missouri, Joseph (Jill) Bingham, John Bingham, Timothy McLaughlin, Andy Circle K, Main Stop, Main Stop
Young of Robinson, Illinois, Rebekah (Adam) Wilt of McLaughlin, Jason Witt, Shane Witt, Landon Witt, Fountain City Ice House, DELTA
Shelbina, Illinois, Caleb (Annie) Young of Belleville, Matthew Witt, Jessica Witt, Jennifer Witt, and CJ Dollar General, Walmart Dollar General, Kwik Stop
Illinois, Derek (Wendy) Walz of Montpelier, Douglas Witt ; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Samuel Delta Speedway
(Kari) Walz of West Unity and Nicole (Jeremy) Bowers and William Witt; sisters, Betty Coss and Margarette MONTPELIER SWANTON
of Alvordton; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Braun; several nieces and nephews; and of course his Ace Automotive, Dollar General,
Erby of Lufkin, Texas and Verna Hutchison of Cold- cats, Tom and Sophie. Main Stop, Circle K, Swanton Sports Center
water, Michigan; one brother, Charles “Buck” Parsons Edward was preceded in death by his parents; his Dollar General, Rowes, Swanton Pharmacy
of Bryan. She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Sue McLaughlin; sisters, Mary Miller and Millers New Market,
Richard; twin brother, Billy Parsons and one sister, Ar- Helen Franklin; and brothers, James, Charles, Robert Two Brothers Market,
lene Musser. and Raymond Witt. Rings Pharmacy
Those planning an expression of sympathy are Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trin-
asked to consider memorial contributions be made ity Church. Postmaster, please send address corrections to:
to Kunkle United Brethren Church, 400 East Angola Online expressions of sympathy may be made at
Road, Kunkle, Ohio 43531. THE VILLAGE REPORTER
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guest book may be signed at ADDITIONAL OBITUARIES ON PAGE 3 115 Broad Street, Montpelier, Ohio 43543

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2 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016


Donald L. Humbarger, III New Officer At Stryker P.D. Is A Little ...

Donald L. Humbarger, was high-strung, and highly Mendez said. “He is the community’s dog,”
III., age 47, of Montpelier, stressed. Rocco could also be used with Mendez said.
passed away surrounded
by his family on Wednes- “The Humane Society had taken other K-9 units for drug interdic- Mendez gave a demonstration of
day, September 21, 2016 him from the owners for abuse and tion on local roads and the turn- Rocco’s ability to sniff out drugs.
at Community Hospital & neglect,” Mendez said. pike. He is trained to sniff out He has a case with small samples
Wellness Center in Bryan. drugs in buildings and vehicles. of heroin, meth, crack and cocaine
He was born on Janu- So Mendez told Chief Steve and placed them inside a garage
ary 10, 1969 in Bryan to Schlosser he got a free dog, and “We can try to catch this epi- the village uses.
Donald L. and Linda L. then traveled to Pittsburgh, Penn., demic,” Mendez said.
(Green) Humbarger, Jr. and took possession of Rocco. The The drugs were placed by the
Don graduated from Fair- two spent several months together That training has been a lot gas cap of a car, a pipe coming out
view High School in 1987, to bond before going for certifica- cheaper than some departments of a post about 4 feet up from the
where he was a member of tion, Mendez said. who get fresh dogs. Rocco’s floor, in a paper towel dispenser
the football, wrestling and training has cost $2,500 (raised in a restroom and a drawer in a
baseball teams. He honorably served his country in the The officer went through the through donations) where other kitchen.
United States Army. Don was an avid sports fan and training with Rocco, which seems departments have paid $13,000 to
loved bowling. logical, but often does not happen, $18,000 for their dogs for the same When Rocco is off duty, he is
Don is survived by his mother, Linda Lewis of Mont- Mendez said. Some officers let the training. a typical playful, affectionate dog.
pelier; children, Alyssa (Lee) Dean of Kaiserslautern, dog go through training and pick Harmless and happy is a good way
Germany and Daniel Humbarger of Bryan; four sis- them up at the end, he said. Mendez saves money through to describe him.
ters, Connie (Jose) Sandavol, Kathy (Terry) Bostater, getting dog food donated by Cor-
Angie Dennison all of Montpelier and Kim (Mikeal) Mendez and Rocco attended nerstone Critter, a Bryan pet store, Show him his toy and he turns
Cole of Coldwater, Michigan; one brother, Joe (Jenny) the Ohio Peace Officer Training and by using a metal dog cage. His into a different animal. The toy is
Lancaster of Sturgis, Michigan; numerous nieces and Academy to learn all the criteria Charger’s back seat is consumed his signal that’s it’s time to work.
nephews; and special friend, Jennifer Drenning, of for being a proper police dog and by Rocco’s cage. Mendez shows him the toy, a long
Wauseon. handler. Stryker Chief Schlosser white tube and fakes a throw and
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald L. allowed Mendez to take part in the The Stryker department also if Rocco wants to get the toy back,
Humbarger, Jr.; brother, Tom Lancaster; and niece, training. keep their cars longer than some he has to find the drugs.
Kristina Souza.; larger departments who change
Memorials can be made in Don’s memory to the Rocco is certified as “Special vehicles every two to three years, For each drug located, Rocco
American Diabetes Association. Online condolences Purpose,” which covers tracking Mendez said. gets to latch on to his toy until
can be left at and narcotics. There is another Mendez repeats the process.
level “Dual Purpose” that includes The officer’s resources have
LaRue R. Alexander (1927 - 2016) handler protection and bite work been donated including a bullet- Rocco doesn’t know where the
as well. Rocco will get there even- proof vest (valued at $1,000), a K-9 drugs are, but when he gets a
LaRue R. Alexander, tually, Mendez said. heat alarm door popper system whiff he starts scratching the hid-
age 89, of rural Edon, ($1,500), the cage ($250) and the ing spot and barks until the officer
Ohio, died Friday, Sep- “He’s not ready yet,” Mendez dog food ($50 per month). grabs the drug.
tember 23, 2016, in her said.
home surrounded by her “It doesn’t cost a lot to run these At three of the four, he does a
loving family after an ex- When the officer is off duty, programs if you want to put some pretty good job of finding the nar-
tended illness. She was Rocco stays with the family and is footwork into this and find these cotics. At the kitchen drawer, he
an active member of St. good with the kids, Mendez said. resources,” Mendez said. found the scent, but became a lit-
Joseph’s Catholic Church tle distracted.
and the Altar Rosary So- “He’s kind of like a bull in a Rocco is required by the state
ciety in Blakeslee, Ohio. china shop, though,” Mendez said. to train for 16 hours a month and Mendez said he will have to
In her younger years she “He has his hyper moments.” Mendez does that on his own time work with Rocco on that. All of
was employed at Span- and when there is a lull while on Rocco’s reactions have to be writ-
gler Candy Company until While Rocco has not been called duty. The training is good, but he ten down his training log, the of-
her marriage. She was a upon so far, the officer would like would like to use Rocco for actual ficer said.
devoted housewife, mother and grandmother and en- to see him used by other small work.
joyed volunteering with the reading program at St. Jo- towns in the area who need the So if any police department
seph School in Blakeslee. services of a K-9 unit. “I’d like to see the dogs be uti- needs the services of a K-9 unit,
LaRue was born on May 25, 1927, in Blakeslee, lized in the way they were meant Mendez urges them to call.
Ohio, the daughter of Oscar and Julia (Ries) Herman. “Give us a call, we’ll head that to,” Mendez said. “I’d like him to
She married Duane E. Alexander on November 11, way,” Mendez said. be used out in the county schools.” “I’d like to be used more,” Men-
1950, in Blakeslee and he preceded her in death on dez said.
March 12, 2002. That includes going to schools Rocco has given demonstra-
Survivors include three sons, Conrad Alexander, of in Northwest Ohio and searching tions to community organizations For more information, please
Edon, Ohio, Dr. Kerry (Patsy) Alexander, of Staunton, for narcotics, he said. and Scouts. He wants Stryker resi- call Sgt. Mendez at the Stryker Po-
Virginia, Kevin (Stacy) Alexander, of Maumee, Ohio; dents to have a sense of ownership lice Department.
two daughters, Cheryl (Jim) Wilson, of Defiance, Ohio, “The K-9 network is a pretty of Rocco.
Karyn (Jim) Keilholz, of Oregon, Ohio; and nine grand- tight group and we try to help each James Pruitt may be reached at
children. She was also preceded in death by one sister, other out as much as we can,”
Anna Lorene “Dolly” Stryker.
Memorials are requested to Community Health Pro- Edon Council Wants Smaller Setbacks For Residential Areas
fessionals Home Health and Hospice, 127 Blakeslee
Ave, Bryan, Ohio 43506 or St. Joseph Catholic Church. PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF The village now has 20-foot setback requirements
To sign the online register or to send condolences, for its three residential zones. Under the council’s
please visit VILLAGE HALL ... Edon Village Council seeks to plan, the largest lots would have a setback of 10 feet,
change the setback requirements of residential areas while the limit for R-2 and R-3 would be 5 feet.
Harold G. Demaline (1927 - 2016) within the village.
Council also voted 4-2 to modify the motion requir-
Harold G. Demaline, age 89, of Delta, passed away By: James Pruitt ing a survey of the property if a building wanted to
peacefully, Friday, September 23, 2016 at his home THE VILLAGE REPORTER encroach on the setback.
surrounded by his loving family. He was born Febru- Setbacks in residential areas could significantly
ary 3, 1927 in Wauseon to the late Vern and Lillian shrink if the Edon village council has to override the The planning commission does not. It has 60 days
(Markley) Demaline. He was a 1945 graduate of Delta planning commission. now to respond to the council.
High School and served in the Navy during WWII. On The council sent a notice to the planners of its de-
August 3, 1947 he married Patricia Keesling and she sire to reduce the setbacks and asked the commission The Planning Commission has been updating the
preceded him in death in 2008. to reconsider its previous stance. If the planning com- zoning ordinances for the village and the two bodies
mission holds to its decision, council would need five agree on five of six proposed changes.
Harold worked as a supervisor for Boyers Construc- votes to override.
tion in Wauseon and Commomwealth Construction in The council approved an ordinance 04-16 to in-
Holland, OH for many years. He was a member of the crease the maximum for a building on a lot from 499
United Methodist Church and a past member of Delta square feet to 1,400.
Rotary Club and the Lions Club. Harold enjoyed fish-
ing and was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan. He es- The council and planning commission also agreed
pecially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren with the percentage of lot coverage for an accessory
and great-grandchildren. building.

Harold is survived by five children, Jerry (Kristine) IN OTHER ACTIONS:
Demaline, of Delta, Terry (Diana) Demaline, of Ft. My- Council unanimously supported accepting the
ers, FL, Linda (Rick) Baker, of Manitou Beach, MI, Rick 2017 budget rates.
(Lisa) Demaline, of Scottsdale, AZ and Scott (Lori) De- Council approved the re-codifying of the Village
maline, of Swanton; eleven grandchildren; ten great- Book. The update will include legislation passed in
grandchildren and one brother, Vernon “Bud” Dema- 2015, new water and sewer rates, new tax codes and
line. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife of updating local laws to match state laws.
60 years, Patricia, three sisters, Ruth Steward, Donna Approved trick of treating for 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday,
Miller and Alice Ousterhout and two brothers, Howard Oct. 29. Chip
and Bob Demaline. Approved changing Park Street into an alley be-
tween Church and Lane.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Approved changing the fee for rezoning, variances
Visiting Nurses of Fulton County, 230 Westfield Drive, and vacations from $400 to $200.
Archbold, OH 43502 or the Delta American Legion in Officials expressed hope the village would be suc-
his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the cessful in attracting a Family Dollar to town.
family through our website at www.barnesfuneralcha- The next meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 17.
James Pruitt may be reached at

F a l l F e s tWilliams County Historical Society
October 8 • 10 AM - 4 PM
For further information on tickets and to answer any questions you might have,
at the museum 611 East Main Street, Montpelier please call Becky or Kaysie at 419-633-7590 or send us an email.
(adjacent to the fairgrounds) 419-485-8200
On behalf of all the families that will benefit from your donation, we thank you for your support.
Join us for a day filled with fun! Enjoy the craft show, bake sale,

chili contest, butter churning and basket weaving demonstrations,

children’s crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, magic show, Adult Admission $1 Kaysie Kessler, Marketing Coordinator Becky Kimble, Volunteer & Events Coordinator
bounce castle…. AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! Kids 12 and under FREE


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 3


EDON POLICE (Sept 17) 230 Clinton St, Larceny pired plates. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Jail: 90 days with 87 days suspended.
(Sept 9) Animal Complaint (Sept 17) 230 Clinton St, Investigate Gnam, Kyle R. (Monroe, Michigan). No future violations within next 2 years.
(Sept 9) Speed - Warning Complaint OVI. Fine: $650; Costs: $99; Jail: 20 Feaster, Bradley A. (Montpelier, Ohio).
(Sept 12) Speed - Citation days with 17 days suspended. Opera- Resisting arrest. Fine: $350; Costs:
(Sept 13) Speed - Warning (Sept 17) 229 Commercial St, tor’s license suspended from July 26, $100; Jail: 90 days with 88 days sus-
(Sept 13) Agency Assist Juveniles 2016 to January 22, 2017. 1st Timers pended. No future violations within next
(Sept 13) Lost Property (Sept 17) 125 N Brunell St, 911 Hang Retreat within 90 days. BMV to vacate 2 years.
(Sept 13) Citizen Assist (2) Up Contact In Person ALS and fees. No future violations within French, Jaymie (Defiance, Ohio).
(Sept 13) Traffic Complaint (Sept 17) 845 E Leggett St, Disabled next 2 years. Lanes of travel. Fine: $40; Disorderly conduct. Fine: $250; Costs:
(Sept 14) Citizen Assist Vehicle Costs: $40. $100; Jail: 30 days with 29 days sus-
(Sept 15) Speed - Warning (Sept 18) 1081 Barney Oldfield Dr, Green, Allen R. (Bryan, Ohio). Stop pended.
(Sept 15) Medic Assist (2) Animal Call sign. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Hicks, Thomas J. Jr. (Defiance, Ohio).
(Sept 16) Assist Lost Motorist (Sept 18) 725 S Shoop Ave, Investigate Harper, Roger L. (Napoleon, Ohio). Open container. Fine: $50; Costs: $79.
(Sept 16) Citizen Assist Complaint 69/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Agency to destroy contraband.
(Sept 17) Assist Disabled Motorist (Sept 18) 485 E Airport Hwy, Suspi- Hemminger, Jean (Bryan, Ohio). Kendziorski, Ronald D. (Montpelier,
(Sept 17) Citizen Assist cious Person 41/25 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Ohio). Passing bad check. Fine: $100;
(Sept 18) 309 S Maplewood Ave, Inves- Herzog, Jade W. (Melburn, Ohio). Ex- Costs: $84; Jail: 30 days with 30 days
STRYKER POLICE tigate Complaint pired plates. Fine: $40; Costs: $85. suspended. No future violations within
(Sept 15) Traffic Warning - Speed (Sept 19) 455 E Airport Hwy, Alarm
(Sept 15) Lost Property Drop Hicks, Thomas J. Jr. (Defiance, Ohio). next 2 years. Restitution of $70.04 to
(Sept 16) Assist Other Police Unit OVI. Fine: $750; Costs: $84; Jail: 40 prosecutor.
(Sept 16) Wellbeing Check (Sept 19) 485 E Airport Hwy, days with 30 days suspended. Opera- Larsen, Kelli J. (McKean, Pennsylva-
(Sept 17) Traffic Warning - Headlights Vandalism tor’s license suspended from July 17, nia). Assault. Fine: $300; Costs: $85. No
Required (Sept 19) 485 E Airport Hwy, Larceny 2016 to July 17, 2017. No future viola- future violations within next 2 years. No
(Sept 17) Traffic Warning - Headlights (Sept 19) 1400-B N Shoop Ave, Larceny tions within next 2 years. Recovery Ser- threatening or violent contact with vic-
Required (Sept 19) 303 W Leggett St, Investigate vices of Northwest Ohio. Work release tim.
(Sept 17) Traffic Warning - Stop Sign Complaint granted. Walker, Matthew A. (Bryan, Ohio).
(Sept 17) Ordinance Violation (Sept 19) 1285 N Shoop Ave Unit 71, Hutchison, Brian R. (Swanton, Ohio). Criminal mischief. Fine: $500; Costs:
(Sept 19) Traffic Warning - Stop Sign 911 Hang Up Contact In Person Driving under suspension/FRA. Fine: $90; Jail: 60 days with 60 days sus-
(Sept 20) Assist Other Police Unit (Sept 19) 215 Wabash St, Neighbor- $250; Costs: $79. Operator’s license pended. No future violations within next
(Sept 20) Traffic Warning - Stop Sign hood Trouble suspended from September 22, 2016 to 3 years. Restitution of $195. Letter of
(Sept 20) Traffic Warning - Speed (Sept 19) 840 Parkview, Larceny December 21, 2016. apology.
(Sept 20) Assist Medic (Sept 20) 1170 N Shoop Ave Unit 54, Jones, Viola R. (Bryan, Ohio). 71/55
(Sept 21) Traffic Warning - Speed Threats/Harassment speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. WILLIAMS COUNTY
(Sept 21) Blocked RR Crossing (Sept 20) 555 W Linfoot St, Bomb Kelley Branham, Jacob T. (Bryan,
(Sept 22) Open Door - Commercial Threat COMMON PLEAS
(Sept 22) Open Door - Commercial (Sept 20) 215 N Fulton St, Investigate Ohio). Driving under suspension/FRA. Whitman, Todd A. (Bryan, Ohio).
(Sept 22) Traffic Warning - Speed Complaint Fine: $125; Costs: $79. Failure to con- Reckless operation (M, minor). Assessed
(Sept 20) 510 W Elm St, Civil Matter trol. Fine: $50; Costs: $40. 4 points against driving record. Fined
WEST UNITY POLICE King, Dallas L. (Bryan, Ohio). No $150.
(Sept 12) Suspicious Vehicle motorcycle endorsement. Fine: $200;
(Sept 12) Ordinance Violation (3) (Sept 20) 230 Clinton St, Littering Costs: $79. WILLIAMS COUNTY
(Sept 12) Speed - Warning (Sept 20) 815 Pine St, Domestic Krouse, William D. (Defiance, Ohio).
(Sept 13) Speed - Warning (2) Trouble DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION
(Sept 14) Speed - Warning (2) (Sept 20) 104 W Chestnut Ct, Larceny 66/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Christian, Brian G. (West Unity, Ohio)
(Sept 14) Red Light - Warning (3) (Sept 20) 811 Lawrence Ave, Investi- Kurtz, Sandra K. (Napoleon, Ohio). and Christian, Krystal (Montpelier,
(Sept 15) Alarm gate Complaint 65/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Ohio).
(Sept 15) Arrest on Warrant (Sept 20) 100-B Depot St, Larceny Lantow, Michael J. (Defiance, Ohio). Fulk, Ruby (Bryan, Ohio) and Fulk,
(Sept 15) Found Property (Sept 20) 129 1/2 S Fulton St, 911 89/55 speed. Fine: $121; Costs: $79. Earl (Bryan, Ohio).
(Sept 15) Agency Assist (2) Hang Up Contact In Person Larson, Robert (Hicksville, Ohio). Kirkendall, Nellie (King, North Caroli-
(Sept 16) Agency Assist (Sept 20) 151 S Fulton St, Suspicious 50/35 speed. Fine: $40; Costs: $85. na) and Kirkendall, Randy L. Jr. (Marion,
(Sept 16) Medical Emergency Person Lawson, Cassandra A. (Bryan, Ohio). Ohio).
(Sept 18) 911 Hang Up (Sept 20) 485 E Airport Hwy, Suspi- 40/25 speed. Fine: $40; Costs: $85. Krouse, Kenneth (Bryan, Ohio) and
(Sept 18) Suspended License/Fictitious cious Person Manlove, Jennifer N. (Montpelier, Peglow, Lori (Defiance, Ohio).
Plates/No Front Plate - Citation Ohio). Driving under suspension. Fine: Michael, Amanda Jo (Montpelier, Ohio)
(Sept 18) Animal Complaint WAUSEON FIRE $250; Costs: $90. and Michael, Uriah Q. (Orient, Ohio).
(Sept 18) Menacing (Sept 5) FCHC to UTMC, Transport Mann Hart, Leoral III (Hicksville, Miller, Robert P. (Montpelier, Ohio)
(Sept 6) 303 W Leggett St, Ill Subject Ohio). 70/50 speed. Fine: $55; Costs: and Miller, Misty M. (Montpelier, Ohio).
WAUSEON POLICE $85. Nailor, David S. (Montpelier, Ohio) and
(Sept 14) 515 Parkview, Alarm Drop Mauk, Patricia L. (Bryan, Ohio). Nailor, Susan M. (Montpelier, Ohio).
(Sept 14) 220 N Fulton St, Trespassing (Sept 6) FCHC to Toledo, Transport 68/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79.
(Sept 14) 1496 N Shoop Ave, Larceny (Sept 6) 701 Burr Rd #30, Ill Subject Medina, Daniel (Stryker, Ohio). Seat
(Sept 14) 230 Clinton St, Indecent (Sept 6) 721 S Shoop Ave, Ill Subject belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40. FULTON COUNTY
(Sept 14) 248 N Fulton St, Unwanted TRAFFIC
Subject (Sept 6) 117 E Oak St, Ill Subject Miller, Barbara E. (Bryan, Ohio). Barr, Conner L. (Sylvania, Ohio).
(Sept 14) 230 Clinton St, Investigate (Sept 6) 8591 SH 108, Fall 65/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
Complaint Mohre, Alice J. (Bryan, Ohio). 51/35 Donato, Lisa A. (Fayette, Ohio). 78/55
(Sept 14) 216 Marshall St, Welfare (Sept 6) 303 W Leggett St, Ill Subject speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. speed. Fine: $100; Costs: $88.
Check (Sept 6) FCHC to Defiance, Transport Moore, Caitlin R. (Butler, Indiana). Foist, Sheryl K. (Sylvania, Ohio).
(Sept 15) 129 E Oak St, Neighborhood (Sept 6) 8591 SH 108, Injury Accident 70/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. 81/70 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $80.
Trouble (Sept 7) FCHC to UTMC, Transport Moyseenko, Michael (Montpelier, Ice, Anthony J. (Pioneer, Ohio). Brake
(Sept 15) 555 W Linfoot St, 911 Hang (Sept 8) 7320 SH 108, Ill Subject Ohio). 67/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: equipment. Fine: $150; Costs: $88.
Up Contact In Person (Sept 8) 840 W Elm St #1303, $79. Krutz, Ciara R. (Wauseon, Ohio).
(Sept 15) 231 W Chestnut St, Suspi- Domestic Mseis, Austin C. (Bryan, Ohio). Ex- 70/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
cious Person (Sept 8) 407 Cherry St, Ill Subject pired plates. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Martinez, Juan C. (Wauseon, Ohio).
(Sept 15) 603 N Fulton St, Civil Matter (Sept 8) 12348 US 20 Alt, Gas Leak Nofziger, Wendell S. (Archbold, Ohio). Traffic device. Fine: $47; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 555 W Linfoot St, Suspicious (Sept 8) 8591 SH 108, Injured Subject Expired operator’s license. Fine: $71; Meck, Donald J. (Archbold, Ohio).
Item Found (Sept 9) 130 E Chestnut St, Ill Subject Costs: $79. Expired plates. Fine: $85; 76/55 speed. Fine: $100; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 1000-B N Shoop Ave, Acci- (Sept 9) 210 S Franklin St, CO Costs: $40. Mefferd, Michael (Wauseon, Ohio). Ex-
dent (Property Damage) Detector Price, Teresa F. (Edon, Ohio). 45/25 pired plates. Fine: $37; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 300-B Cedar St, Suspicious (Sept 9) 414 N Fulton St, Ill Subject speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Miller, Stefan K. (Stryker, Ohio). Stop
Person (Sept 9) FCHC to St Lukes, Transport
(Sept 15) E Elm St @ N Shoop Ave, Ac- (Sept 9) 261 Commercial St, Smoke Rupp, Angel W. (Fayette, Ohio). 41/25 for school bus. Fine: $50; Costs: $88.
cident (Property Damage) speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Mitchell, Jeremy M. (Sylvania, Ohio).
(Sept 15) 230 Clinton St, Lost Investigation Sammons, Robert (Bryan, Ohio). 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
(Sept 15) 339 S Shoop Ave, Investigate (Sept 9) 555 W Linfoot St, Bomb Threat 46/25 speed. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Mohr, Micah R. (Delta, Ohio). 75/55
Complaint (Sept 9) 138 E Elm St, Ill Subject Schmidt, Laura L. (Edgerton, Ohio). speed. Fine; $100; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 525 E Linfoot St, 911 (Sept 9) 485 E Airport Hwy, Ill Subject Failure to yield. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Myers, Benjamin T. (Napoleon, Ohio).
Hang Up Shonk, Jacob A. (Bryan, Ohio). Seat 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
(Sept 15) E Walnut St @ Third St, Sus- (Sept 9) Co Rd F & Co Rd 18, Clean belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $45. Myers, Judith B. (Morenci, Michigan).
picious Vehicle Paint Off Road Siegel, Nathan A. (West Unity, Ohio). Stop sign. Fine: $102; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 212 Marshall St, Overdose (Sept 9) 225 S Fulton St, Ill Subject 72/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Parker, Blake M. (Delta, Ohio). Marked
(Sept 15) 304 W Elm St, Welfare Check (Sept 9) FCHC to UTMC, Transport Skiver, Nathan M. (Bryan, Ohio). No lanes. Fine: $37; Costs: $80.
(Sept 15) 151 S Fulton St, Investigate (Sept 9) 1170 N Shoop Ave, Ill Subject motorcycle endorsement. Fine: $200; Pike, Collin M. (Wauseon, Ohio). Traf-
Complaint (Sept 10) 18891 Co Rd D, Ill Subject Costs: $79. Failure to control. Fine: $50; fic device. Fine: $37; Costs: $88.
(Sept 15) 1285 N Shoop Ave Unit 64, (Sept 10) FCHC to Fairlawn Haven, Costs: $40. Rabideau, Maureen M. (Swanton,
Animal Call Transport Snow, Danielle N. (Montpelier, Ohio). Ohio). Marked lanes. Fine: $37; Costs:
(Sept 16) 133-1/2 S Fulton St, Civil (Sept 10) 840 W Elm St #1205, Diffi- Renew registration. Fine: $46; Costs: $80.
Matter culty Breathing $79. Salsbury, Ann M. (Metamora, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 130 W Chestnut St, (Sept 10) FCHC to UTMC, Transport Spicer, Brandi A. (Bryan, Ohio). 70/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
Vandalism (Sept 10) FCHC to Toledo, Transport 70/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Smeed, Thomas H. (Metamora, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 1285 N Shoop Ave 36, 911 (Sept 10) 303 W Leggett St, Ill Subject Stark, Larry P. (Bryan, Ohio). Seat 72/55 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
Hang Up (Sept 10) 8833 Co Rd 11, Ill Subject belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40. Solano, Gabriela (Swanton, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 1290 N Shoop Ave Unit 10, (Sept 10) 1285 N Shoop Ave, Ill Subject
Suspicious Person (Sept 11) 129 Cedar Ct, Lift Assist Steffes, Mathew R. (Alvordton, Ohio). Child restraint. Fine: $45; Costs: $43.
(Sept 16) 230 Clinton St, Investigate 71/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Storer, Lisa A. (Delta, Ohio). 67/55
Complaint (Sept 12) 11831 Co Rd F, Ill Subject Stotz, Melanie A. (Bryan, Ohio). Im- speed. Fine: $77; Costs: $80.
(Sept 16) 230 Clinton St, Civil Matter proper start/back. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Spoerl, Linda C. (Perrysburg, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 403 W Chestnut Ct, Investi- Stoy, Theresa M. (Montpelier, Ohio). Assured clear distance ahead. Fine:
gate Complaint WILLIAMS COUNTY TRAFFIC 71/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. $102; Costs: $80.
(Sept 16) 122 E Linfoot St, Open Door Athy, Isiaha R. (West Unity, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 135 W Linfoot St, Open Door Failure to control. Fine: $50; Costs: $85. Taylor, Tiffany J. (Bryan, Ohio). Stull, Kathryn A. (Swanton, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 840 Parkview, Accident Ballmer, Janna M. (Fayette, Ohio). 69/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. 41/25 speed. Fine: $47; Costs: $80.
(Property Damage) 54/35 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. Thompson, Zechariah H. (Montpelier, Stultz, Robert J. (Swanton, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 212 Marshall St, Domestic Bidlack, Martha S. (Defiance, Ohio). Ohio). Assured clear distance ahead. 68/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $88.
Trouble Failure to yield. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. Torres, Tamra L. (Wauseon, Ohio).
(Sept 16) 1462 N Shoop Ave, Alarm Brown, Zachary A. (Montpelier, Ohio). Townsend, Jennifer S. (Stryker, Ohio). 67/55 speed. Fine: $37; Costs: $88.
Drop 76/55 speed. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. 67/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $84.
(Sept 17) 419 Mattera Dr, Suspicious Bumbaugh, Catherine (Swanton, Wheeler, Clarence R. (Pioneer, Ohio).
(Sept 17) 117 S Fulton St Unit 1, Do- Ohio). 74/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: Stop sign. Fine: $65; Costs: $85. For: Fulton County Health Center
mestic Trouble $79. Wieland, Conor W. (Bryan, Ohio). (Wauseon, Ohio). Against: Brandeberry,
(Sept 17) S Shoop Ave @ E Leggett, Casebere, Audrey (Bryan, Ohio). As- Seat belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40. Allen N. (Toledo, Ohio). $247.80.
Disabled Vehicle sured clear distance ahead. Fine: $71; Wiles, Marla J. (Hicksville, Ohio). For: Fulton County Health Center
(Sept 17) 1120 N Shoop Ave, Investi- Costs: $79. 68/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. (Wauseon, Ohio). Against: Briner, April
gate Complaint Castillo, Jose A. (Bryan, Ohio). 51/35 Williams, Samantha R. (Bryan, Ohio). (Delta, Ohio). $505.85.
speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. 69/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. For: Fulton County Health Center
Coutz, Donald L. (Bryan, Ohio). 40/25 Wilson, Jeanne A. (Montpelier, Ohio). (Wauseon, Ohio). Against: Gast, Hallie
speed. Fine: $40; Costs: $85. Stop sign. 71/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: $79. N.K.A. Garza, Hallie (Swanton, Ohio).
Fine: $110; Costs: $40. Wiseman, Christina M. (Montpelier, $4280.07.
Dockery, Robert D. (Stryker, Ohio). Ohio). 65/55 speed. Fine: $46; Costs: For: Joseph P. Brenna, DDS (Swanton,
OVI. Fine: $650; Costs: $94; Jail: 20 $79. Ohio). Against: Johnson, Derek (Swan-
days with 17 days suspended. Opera- Yocklin, Robert P. (Defiance, Ohio). ton, Ohio). $180.39.
tor’s license suspended from July 1, Marked lanes. Fine: $71; Costs: $79. For: Maxson, David R. D.B.A. Max-
2016 to December 28, 2016. BMV to va- son and Associates (Wauseon, Ohio).
cate ALS and fees. No future violations WILLIAMS COUNTY CRIMINAL Against: Dake, Derek (Metamora, Ohio).
within next 2 years. Costanzo, Matthew J. (Defiance, $585.
Ohio). Violation of temporary protection
Dow, Jennifer E. (Ney, Ohio). Seat order. Fine: $350; Costs: $94; Jail: 180 For: TS Bank U.S.A. (Minneapo-
belt. Fine: $30; Costs: $40. days. lis, Minnesota). Against: Foote, Brook
Dockery, Robert D. (Stryker, Ohio). L. A.K.A. Dunning, Brook L. (Wauseon,
Entenman, Angela C. (Edon, Ohio). Resisting arrest. Fine: $300; Costs: $94; Ohio). $818.59.
Stop sign. Fine: $71; Costs: $79.
Ford, Michelle L. (Bryan, Ohio). Ex-


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Fulton County Court OfScheub-Dawe, Susan E. (Toledo, Ohio) tim. Failure to abide by these conditions
FULTON COUNTY ommended, seek and maintain employ-
ment, and have no contact with the vic-

and Dawe, Michael T. (Swanton, Ohio). could result in Mr. Schroeder serving
Zuchowski, Amber (Bowling Green, 116 days in jail.

Common Pleas Indicts 23Ohio) and Zuchowski, Michael (Wauseon,
Sheriff Roy E. Miller announces that On September 19, 2016, the Fulton 45, of Holland, OH, was indicted on eight
the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office con- County Grand Jury considered indictments counts of Burglary, seven counts of Theft,
FULTON COUNTY ducted a Traffic Enforcement Blitz that charging individuals with Fulton County three counts of Grand Theft, one count of
crimes, according to Fulton County Pros- Safecracking, two counts of Breaking and
COMMON PLEAS ecuting Attorney Scott A. Haselman. Entering, one count of Aggravated Bur-
An Oregon, Ohio man was sentenced ran September 14th through September glary, two counts of Having Weapons While
on September 16, 2016, in the Fulton 19th. Deputies that worked this Blitz Nathan L. Whitehead, age 27, of Arch- Under Disability, and one count of Engag-
County Common Pleas Court. Kevin made 34 traffic stops and issued 11 ci- bold, was indicted on one count of Attempt- ing in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity. On or
Schroeder, age 27, previously pled guilty tations. The citations issued were all for ed Trespass in a Habitation When a Person about September 6, 2016 to September 8,
to Assault. According to Fulton County speed violations. Deputies also issued is Present or Likely to be Present and one 2016, he allegedly trespassed in several oc-
Prosecutor Scott A. Haselman, on or 23 warnings during the Blitz. The Traf- count of Domestic Violence. On or about cupied and two unoccupied residences and
about February 25, 2016, Mr. Schroeder fic Enforcement Blitzes are paid for from August 20, 2016, he allegedly attempted to allegedly stole firearms, blank checks, and
caused physical harm to another. Judge a grant that the Sheriff’s Office received trespass in a habitation in Archbold when a other property valued at $1,000 or more
James E. Barber sentenced Mr. Schro- from the Ohio Department of Public person was present or likely to be present. but less than $7,500. He also allegedly pos-
eder to one year of community control. Safety. Sheriff Miller and his deputies He also allegedly caused or attempted to sessed a firearm when he was not relieved
He ordered Mr. Schroeder to serve 180 are dedicated to protecting the citizens cause physical harm to a family or house- from disability after having been previously
days in CCNO, pay prosecution costs of Fulton County and the motorists who hold member. convicted of a felony offense. Finally, Mr.
and counsel fees, pay restitution in travel its highways. This grant allows Richardson also allegedly participated in
the amount of $740.28 to the victim, extra patrol to enforce the traffic laws Albert R. Merillat, age 27, of Wauseon, the affairs of a enterprise through a pattern
not consume or possess alcohol or il- that will increase the safety of motorists was indicted on one count of Trespass in of corrupt activity.
legal drugs, obtain a GED, be assessed on the roadway in areas that are prone a Habitation When a Person is Present or
for anger management counseling and to a higher number of serious and fatal Likely to be Present. On or about August James D. Miller, age 35, of Wauseon,
successfully complete treatment if rec- crashes. 22, 2016, he allegedly trespassed in a habi- was indicted on one count of Workers’
tation in Wauseon when a person was pres-
ent or likely to be present. Compensation Fraud. On or about March
17 Indicted By Williams David P. Mann, age 47, of Delta, was in- 27, 2014 to July 17, 2014, he allegedly and
with purpose to defraud, received workers’
dicted on one count of Illegal Cultivation of compensation benefits to which he was not
Marihuana, one count of Disorderly Con-
duct, one count of Resisting Arrest, and entitled.
County Grand Jury one count of Harassment With a Bodily Cecilia M. Williams, age 36, of Fayette,
Substance. On or about August 19, 2016, was indicted on one count of Theft and one
he allegedly cultivated marihuana, alleged- count of Workers’ Compensation Fraud.
ly resisted arrest, and allegedly caused an- On or about March 27, 2014 to July 17,
A total of 17 individuals were indict- Havens, Jeremy D. (Bryan, Ohio). noyance to another by allegedly engaging in 2014, she allegedly stole property or ser-
ed by the Williams County Grand Jury Indicted for trafficking in heroin (F4). fighting or violent behavior after a reason- vices valued at more than $1,000 but less
on September 20, 2016. Those indicted able warning. He also allegedly caused a than $7,500. She also allegedly, and with
include: Harrington, Ashley M. (Montpelier, law enforcement officer to come in contact purpose to defraud, received workers’ com-
Ohio). Indicted for two counts unlawful with a bodily substance by expelling the pensation benefits to which he was not en-
Alvira-Catala, Emanuel (Toledo, sexual conduct with a minor or corrup- bodily substance upon the officer. titled.
Ohio). Indicted for nonsupport of de- tion of a minor (F4).
pendents (F5). Jimmy W. Bailey, age 34, of Wauseon, Christopher G. Blake, age 29, of
Hovermale, Barbara J. (Bryan, was indicted on one count of Illegal As- Wauseon, was indicted on one count of
Belknap, Terry A. (Montpelier, Ohio). Ohio). Indicted for two counts of aggra- sembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Theft, one count of Grand Theft, and one
Indicted for two counts gross sexual vated possession of drugs (F5).
imposition (F3). Leazier, Mark A. (Montpelier, Ohio). Manufacture of Drugs. On or about May count of Having Weapons While Under Dis-
Bowers, Devin P. (Pioneer, Ohio). In- Indicted for possession of heroin (F5), 12, 2016, he allegedly possessed chemicals ability. On or about July 15, 2016 to Au-
dicted for theft (F5). and obstructing official business (M2). that may be used to manufacture metham- gust 4, 2016, he allegedly stole a diamond
Cleaveland, Cody D. (Montpelier, Phillips, Bradley W.C. (Montpelier, phetamine. ring valued at more than $1,000 but less
Ohio). Indicted for two counts of unlaw- Ohio). Indicted for aggravated posses- Terry W. Bailey, Jr, age 42, of Wauseon, than $7,500 and allegedly stole a firearm.
ful sexual conduct with a minor (F4). sion of drugs (F5) and endangering He also allegedly possessed a firearm when
children (M1). was indicted on one count of Illegal As- he was not relieved from disability after
Cook, Mary A. (Montpelier, Ohio). sembly or Possession of Chemicals for the having previously convicted of a felony drug
Indicted for aggravated possession of Rosas, Christopher A. (Bryan, Ohio). Manufacture of Drugs. On or about May abuse offense.
drugs (F5) and endangering (M1). Indicted for possession of cocaine (F5). 12, 2016, he allegedly possessed chemicals
that may be used to manufacture metham- Rachel R. Hammond, age 26, of
Davis, Dino T. (Fort Wayne, Indi- Sidle, Mark H. (Bryan, Ohio). Indict- phetamine. Wauseon, was indicted on eight counts of
ana). Indicted for grand theft (F4). ed for vandalism (F5). Tampering with Records and one count of
Jerreme S. Rodriguez, age 27, of New
Dearcia, Armando E. (Seymour, In- Waterston, Brandon L. (Montpelier, York, NY, was indicted on one count of Ag- Grand Theft. On or about June 2, 2013 to
diana). Indicted for nonsupport of de- Ohio). Indicted for possession of heroin gravated Possession of Drugs. On or about March 31, 2016, she allegedly tampered
pendents (F5). (F5). August 29, 2016, he allegedly possessed with records of a governmental entity and
amphetamine. allegedly stole food stamps and Medicaid
Elliot, Michael J. (Van Wert, Ohio). It should be noted that an indict- Benjamin B. Gorski, age 29, of Pitts- benefits valued at more than $7,500 but
Indicted for nonsupport or contributing ment is merely an accusation and that less than $150,000.
to nonsupport of dependents (F5). all criminal defendants are presumed burg, PA, was indicted on one count of Pos-
innocent until and unless proven session of Hashish. On or about August 29, Grant S. Schroeder, age 30, of Wauseon,
Goff, Jessica W. (Sherwood, Ohio). guilty. 2016, he allegedly possessed hashish. was indicted on two counts of Illegal Use
Indicted for theft of drugs (F4). of a Minor in a Nudity-Oriented Material or
Stephanie L. Eckhart, age 28, of Lexing-
ton, KY, was indicted on one count of Ag- Performance and two counts of Pandering
gravated Possession of Drugs. On or about Sexually Oriented Matter Involving a Minor.
August 27, 2016, she allegedly possessed On or about January 5, 2015 to August 6,
a drug. 2015, he allegedly possessed or viewed ma-
Nicholas L. Hicks, age 19, of Wauseon terials or performances that showed a mi-
was indicted on one count of Breaking and nor in a state of nudity. He also allegedly
Entering and one count of Grand Theft of possessed materials that showed a minor
a Motor Vehicle. On or about September 7, participating or engaging in sexual activity.
2016, he allegedly trespassed on the land Brian A. Burns, age 27, of Delta, was in-
of a Wauseon residence and allegedly stole dicted on one count of Failure to Appear on
a vehicle. Personal Recognizance Bond. On or about
Rebecca A. Hopper, age 37, of Pettisville, September 16, 2016, he allegedly after hav-
was indicted on one count of Possession of ing been released on his own recognizance,
Heroin. On or about April 13, 2016, she al- he failed to appear for his sentencing in the
legedly possessed heroin. Fulton County Court of Common Pleas.
Makayla L. Okuley, age 23, of Wauseon, Candance J. Huffman, age 36, of
was indicted on one count of Possession of Wauseon, was indicted on two Counts of
Heroin, one count of Aggravated Posses- Vandalism and one count of Endangering
sion of Drugs, and one count of Endanger- Children. On or about the month of Janu-
ing Children. On or about February 11, ary 2016 to April 23, 2016, she allegedly
2016, she allegedly possessed heroin and caused physical harm to property that the
Fentanyl, and allegedly recklessly created a owner uses in his occupation or profession.
substantial risk to the health or safety of a She also allegedly created a substantial
child by violating a duty or care, protection, risk to the health or safety of a child by vio-
or support. lating a duty of care, protection, of support.
Justin P. Meyer, age 33, of Archbold, Jimmy L. Pearson, age 52, of Hammond,
was indicted on one count of Possession of IN, was indicted on one count of Failure to
Heroin. On or about June 25, 2016, he al- Appear on Personal Recognizance Bond.
legedly possessed heroin. On or about September 14, 2016, he failed
William C. Hawes, Jr, age 40, of Arch- to appear for a pre-trial conference in the
bold, was indicted on one count of Aggra- Fulton County Court of Common Pleas.
vated Possession of Drugs. On or about It should be noted that an indictment is
May 5, 2016, he allegedly possessed meth- merely an accusation and that all criminal
amphetamine. defendants are presumed innocent until
Corey L. Richardson, age 40, of Toledo, and unless proven guilty.
was indicted on seven counts of Burglary,

seven counts of Theft, three
counts of Grand Theft, one
count of Safecracking, one
count of Breaking and En-
tering, two counts of Hav-
ing Weapons While Under
Disability, and one count
of Engaging in a Pattern
of Corrupt Activity. On or
about September 6, 2016 to
September 8, 2016, he al-
legedly trespassed in several
occupied and two unoccu-
pied residences and alleg-
edly stole firearms, blank
checks, and other property
valued at $1,000 or more but
less than $7,500. He also al-
legedly possessed a firearm
when he was not relieved
from disability after having
been previously convicted of
a felony offense. Finally, Mr.
Richardson also allegedly
participated in the affairs of
a enterprise through a pat-
tern of corrupt activity.
Richard M. Schoch, age


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 5

Williams & Fulton County Library News

Meet Magician Jim Barron At Stryker Branch Library

Looking for entertainment for your next event? Barron guarantees to make
yours unforgettable, outstanding and fun! He can be reached at 260-459-1745
or online at

The library program will be filled with fun for all ages! You don’t want to
miss the chance to meet the hilarious and magical Jim Barron. The Stryker
Branch Library is located at 304 South Defiance Street. To learn more, call
Connie Aeschliman at 419-682-5081.

Oktoberfest Teen Night Coming
To Bryan Main Library

After the Oktoberfest events, on Flag! Compete in complete darkness…
Saturday, October 8, teens are invit- if you dare.
ed to continue the party at the Bryan
Main Library! Starting at 7:00 pm, The library will not be able to take
games and activities will be held on phone calls during the program. All
the library 2nd floor. Play Ghost in parental arrangements should be
the Graveyard from 7:00 to 8:00 pm made prior to the event. Sign up at
then continue the fun from 8:00 to the Bryan Main Library, located at
9:00 pm with Flashlight Capture the 107 East High Street or call the Adult
Desk at 419-636-6734 ext. 221.

Vintage Medicine Road Show To Be

PHOTO PROVIDED Held At Edgerton Branch Library

MAGICAL ENTERTAINMENT ... Magician Jim Barron will be performing at the Step back in time with the “Black ing groups put on performances ped-
Stryker Branch Library on Monday, October 10th from 3:30 to 4:15 pm! This is a Swamp Medicine Girls” Susan Wiese- dling their miracle cures, elixirs, and
magical event the whole family can enjoy! han and Jeanne Caryer at the Edger- devices guaranteed to improve your
ton Branch Library. Enjoy a show like health.
There are magicians who amaze and comedians who make you laugh but you have never seen before on Mon-
few combine the two art forms like magician/comedian Jim Barron who will day, October 10 at 6:00 pm with the The Black Swamp Medicine Girls will
bring his unique show to the Stryker Public Library on Monday, October 10th Medicine Girls. thrill you with a Violet Ray treatment
from 3:30-4:15 p.m. Barron became interested in magic at the age of 10 and, and will demonstrate other examples
while in the 5th and 6th grades, often performed magic shows for classmates Explore the history of vintage medi- of antique medical devices. Displays
at Hamilton Elementary in Hamilton Indiana. cine bottles and treatments for such of many vintage bottles and advertis-
ailments as consumption, quincy, ing will be exhibited. Follow the girls
“There weren’t as many outlets for learning magic back then as there are lumbago, rheumatism, bad breath as they guide you through treatments
today so I read and re-read every book on magic in the school library. After I’d and gout. Learn about the old medi- of a variety of illnesses and the medical
read all those, I visited the library in Edon, Ohio which was just across the cine show sales pitches and how one- history of vintage pharmacy items.
state line from my home in Alvarado and read all theirs too,” said Barron. half dollar could buy you a treatment
that could cure everything from bald- Please register for this program by
Today, Jim Barron performs for corporate events, festivals, fundraisers and ness to curvature of the spine. Medi- stopping by the Edgerton Branch Li-
even schools. Following his show, it’s not unusual to hear comments like, “I cine shows were popular between the brary, located at 319 North Michigan
haven’t had that much fun in a long time” and “I’ve seen magic acts before but 1850”s through the 1930”s and travel- Avenue, or by calling Shanea Herman
they never made me laugh like this! This show is really unique!” at 419-298-3230.

Unusual and notable performances by Barron include escaping from a Kids Are Invited To Join Art
regulation straight jacket before nine thousand people during halftime at the Works At The Bryan Library
first Ft. Wayne Freedom football game. He also successfully predicted the final
score of a Ft. Wayne Wizards baseball game before a record, sold out crowd. The Bryan Main Library Children’s October 10th. Children should dress
Department will be starting a new pro- accordingly, as the art project could
Barron cites magicians Doug Henning and Harry Blackstone Jr. as major gram, Art Works @ the Library. The get messy.
influences. “One of my favorite memories is performing with my family before program encourages children, ages 7
an audience that included Blackstone himself. Following the show we all got to and up, to be creative and will be held The Bryan Main Library is located
meet him and he told me how much he enjoyed our performance. It’s a thrill I’ll once a month from 6:30 to 7:15 pm. at 107 East High Street. For more in-
never forget!” says Barron. Kids are invited to make leaf art at the formation, please call the Children’s
first Art Works session on Monday, Department at 419-636-6734 ext.
Upon graduation from Vincennes University with a degree in Broadcasting 223.
Technology, he started a career in radio all the while perfecting the speaking
and comedic skills he employs in his live comedy magic performance. Today,
when he’s not appearing with his magic act, he’s part of the award winning
morning team at WBCL radio in Ft. Wayne.

A few of his other radio credits include stints at WOWO Radio and WAJI.
Barron and his fellow performers Phil Reaser and Larry Bower were recently
awarded the Spectrum Award by the Indiana Association of Broadcasters for
“Best Morning Show in Indiana.”




•Stryker Band Tailgate Party 5:00 PM •Williams County Commissioners 9:00 AM •Fulton County Commissioners 9:00 AM
•Bryan Homecoming Game & Festivities 7:00 PM
•Montpelier Homecoming Game & Festivities •Wauseon City Council 5:00 PM WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH
•Archbold Village Council 7:00 PM •Montpelier Park Board 7:00 PM
7:00 PM
•Bryan City Council 7:00 PM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6TH
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST •Delta Village Council 7:00 PM •Williams County Commissioners 9:00 AM
•Bryan Homecoming Dance •Edgerton Village Council 7:00 PM •Fulton County Commissioners 9:00 AM
•Montpelier Homecoming Dance •Lyons Village Council 7:00 PM
•Metamora Village Council 7:00 PM •Friends of Montpelier Parks 7:00 PM
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6 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Montpelier Class Of 1947 Habitat For Humanity
Holds 69th Class Reunion Project Starting In Wauseon


TOGETHER AGAIN ... Montpelier’s Class of 1947 held their 69th class reunion
on September 15, 2016 at Cookies on Demand. The classmates enjoyed delicious
goodies while sharing stories and laughter. Pictured from left to right: Pauline
Echler, Pat McKenzie, Pat Heller, James Best, Mary Jane Faber, James Cheadle,
Bill Crone, and Sally Priest.

Impact Radio Plans To Launch

Williams County Exclusive FM Station Sunday, September 25th marks a new blessed with a wonderful landlord in
beginning for Kim Helmke and her kids Archbold, this decision wasn’t easy, but
Finally! An FM station exclusively for guests discussing the topics that matter as they celebrate the groundbreaking of Kim realized she needs to take respon-
Williams County Listeners. most to our residents. Guests like Brad their new home. The Helmke home is be- sibility for her own future and strive for
Price of the William’s County Health ing built in Wauseon through a partner- independence and security. “The applica-
Impact Radio is pleased to announce Department, Sheriff Steve Towns, and ship with Habitat for Humanity of Fulton tion process was stressful but I decided to
the launch of an all new station spe- News Editor Lynn Groll talking sports County. give the situation to God to handle”, said
cifically for the residence of William’s news with WBNO’s Andy Brigle. The goal Kim, “He knows what’s best and holds my
County. WQCT AM will now be avail- of this station will be to bring the lis- Kim, Meagan, and Tyson Helmke have future.”
able on the FM dial at the 96.5 fre- teners all the Classic Hits music they’ve been working hard to fulfill the partner-
quency. WQCT 1520AM first went on come to love over the years as well as ship requirements necessary to purchase Habitat’s Executive Director, Heidi
air in 1962, and will still be available to to highlight Northwest Ohio talent and a Habitat home, including financial/bud- Kern is thrilled to start this project, stat-
listeners. The 96.5 FM frequency is an experts, to discuss local, national and geting courses, homeownership mentor- ing, “This will be Habitat’s 10th new
FM layer that has been added over top global issues and bring them down to a ing and numerous hours of sweat equity construction in Wauseon, the last being
of the AM to offer a stronger signal and tangible and localized level from people working on Habitat projects. Sweat equity in 2010. Habitat has been blessed with
greater range that only an FM frequency our listeners know and trust. is the physical labor required to purchase donors and volunteers who give of them-
can provide. a Habitat home and replaces the interest selves to help others and I know this proj-
The all new WQCT FM 96.5 can be payment that comes with a typical mort- ect, this family will have that same sup-
WQCT, or the “Q” will bring all new streamed live either via their web site at gage. By not requiring interest, Habitat af- port. I’m excited to see Archbold, Wauseon
content specific to Williams Co. listen- or with the Tune In filiates can keep mortgage payments low, and Delta work together to help someone
ers. Hosted by Bryan’s own Jim Fun- app at providing an affordable option to those who has, and will continue to contribute
derburg, Jim airs five hours of commu- who can’t afford a traditional mortgage to all the communities that hold special
nity focused shows every morning with INFORMATION PROVIDED payment. The Habitat mission provides places in her heart.” Kim adds, “What
a hand up, not a hand out and enables an amazing journey this has been so far!
Fountain City Christian School families to find strength, stability and in- This means so much to us. I don’t want
Announces September Servant Leaders dependence to build brighter futures. them to be just a donor or volunteer; I
hope I get the opportunity to know each
The Helmke family has ties to vari- of them personally and thank them.”
ous Fulton county communities; Kim was
born in Wauseon, grew up and still lives If you are interested in helping Habi-
in Archbold, and works in Delta as a cus- tat build, there are many needs to fulfill
tomer service representative at The State - prayers, monetary donations, meals for
Bank. The Helmkes are active members of the job site and volunteers for the project,
Crossroads Evangelical Church, Wauseon which begins October 10th with our 1st
and volunteer at a Napoleon-based char- Blitz Build – we plan to start decking and
ity that serves surrounding areas. Most have the home fully enclosed in 6 days!
recently, Kim helped with fundraisers for A groundbreaking ceremony is open to
Sara’s Garden and was excited to help the public on Sunday, September 25th at
with the Wauseon Homecoming. This 4:00PM, 230 S. Shoop Avenue Wauseon
move will be bittersweet, as both Mea- (parking in Trinity Lutheran Church
gan and Tyson are Bluestreaks at heart north lot).
but look forward to adding Wauseon-Red
to their wardrobes. Meagan works as an Habitat is a local ministry, serving the
RN at Fulton County Health Center and needs of neighbors in our county. For
Tyson is in his 3rd year at University of more information, to volunteer or donate,
Cincinnati. contact our office at 419-335-7000, visit
us on Facebook or at www.habitatfco.
Urged by a friend, Kim applied for org. Thank you in advance from Habitat
the Habitat partnership because she felt for Humanity of Fulton County and the
it was time for a change. Having been Helmke family.


OUTSTANDING STUDENTS ... Fountain City Christian School’s Servant Leaders
for the month of September are Logan Beck - 3rd grade (left) and Austra Phillips
- 9th grade (right). Teachers and staff choose students each month who exhibit
servant’s hearts as they set an example for their fellow classmates.


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 7


November 11, 2016

Williams County

Veterans Memorial Building

8735 E. Main St., Montpelier, OH 43543

Open To 5:00 - Midnight DJ, Cash Bar
Everyone & Photo Booth


Before Dinner Drinks & Hors d’oeuvers
Prime Rib, Chicken, Shrimp Scampi with sides, salads

Customary Military Ball/Formal Ceremony
(dress formal - black tie)

Help Call 419-636-8812
Tickets $50 per person,
Your limited availability

all proceeds are to benefit veterans programs.

Sponsored by:

Williams County Veterans Service Office

1425 East High Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506



8 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Edon Northwest School Four County Career Center

Board OKs New Bus Routes Students Attend Safety Assembly

By: James Pruitt Butterfly Project, he said.
THE VILLAGE REPORTER “It was to the benefit of our young la-
dies; it was hands-on practical knowl-
The new school bus routes for Edon edge,” Stevens said. “The reality is there
School have been established and offi- are times whey they are traveling by
cials are pleased with the results. themselves and vulnerable to this kind
of scenario.”
The first bus arrives at the school The high school is developing a dual
each day at 7:41 a.m. and the last by sport participation policy and has com-
7:45. There was an adjustment made pleted a proposed addendum to the
after it was determined that 70 children handbooks. While it has been done suc-
ride the new town route and the bus cessfully other places, the school wants
was not big enough. to make sure if it occurs in Edon, it’s
right for the student, Stevens said. The
Still, no student has to ride the bus idea would be to limit participation, he
for longer than an hour, Granger said. said.
“Not to put a student in a bad situ-
“The drivers are driving more than an ation,” Stevens said. “It’s not for every-
hour,” he said. one, two can be an immense weight.
“The idea is to develop a process for
Granger said he likes the town route. having those conversations, and allow-
The kids able to get to the house they ing students who are capable to be in-
belong to with adult eyes on them, he volved.” PHOTO PROVIDED
Participation will take a backseat to A safety assembly for over 500 new Four County Career Center students was re-
Another change is that no staff cars academics. cently held at the school. The assembly was held to promote safety in the Career
are parked out front of the school. Center for all students, personnel, and visitors. Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieu-
High school juniors will be taking the tenant Vern Fisher and Henry County Chief Deputy Arlen Cohrs both stressed the
“We can have eyes on the loop,” ACT this year. The staff is working on importance of safe driving habits. They emphasized that obeying traffic laws is vital
Granger said. “We know who the visi- ways to prepare and motivate the stu- as well as paying attention to speed limits, the actions of other drivers, and avoid-
tors are.” dents leading up to the college-entrance ing distracted driving through cell phone use. Kevin Thomas, Law Enforcement &
exam. Security Tactics instructor at the Career Center, also spoke to the students about
The district is taking Bus 31 out of lab safety issues and general school safety procedures on the school grounds.
the fleet as repairs are no longer finan- “We are planning on taking all our ju- Throughout the year presentations on tool safety, safety in the workplace, proper
cially feasible, Granger said. There is niors to Defiance College for a test run,” handling of industrial materials, and other safety situations will be presented to the
also a hole in the frame. The bus will be Stevens said. students. Pictured with the officers following the assembly are (LEFT TO RIGHT)
used to provide spare parts for a similar Fire & Rescue students Leslie Schroeder (Hilltop); and Levi Sanders (Edgerton);
bus in the fleet. The test will be offered free to all stu- Lieutenant Fisher; and Chief Deputy Cohrs; and Law Enforcement & Security Tac-
dents to eliminate a barrier to access- tics students Abigail Patrick (Montpelier); and Mason Locke (Hilltop).
“It’s officially retired,” Granger said. ing the test. The practice run will let the
In a related note, the district will de- school know what areas it needs to work
velop a plan to replace the school van. on.
High School Principal Anthony Ste- The test will be done on paper to keep
vens said his area had a successful start the format consistent for students, Ste-
to the school year. vens said.
On Aug. 26, nearly every girl in
grades 9-12 participated in a self-de- “We will be bringing kids from 4
fense course, Stevens said. The course
was two hours long with grades 9-10 Senior Center NewsCounty back for this test,” Stevens said
in one group and 11-12 in another, he Other news:
said. Enrollment is at 556, up from 521
“They stressed the idea of being at the end of the 2015-15 school year,
aware of your surroundings,”Stevens
said. “That becomes more important, Bryan Senior Center AnnouncesGranger said.
especially to our girls in grades 11 and “We saw a difference in the high
12, looking at what they are doing post- school classes,” he said. Regular Euchre Party Results
high school.
The course was positively received Granger will start work on the 2017-
around the community, Stevens said. 18 calendar. It will be same as this year.
People have gone out of their way to tell The Edon school district will be re- The Bryan Senior Center hosted its place went to: Bonnie Harrison with a
him what a good idea it was to have the regular euchre party on September 20, 197. The door prizes were won by: Geri
class, he said. ceiving an upgrade in technology and 2016. There were 21 players present. Cliffton, Pat Day, Gary Okuley, Barb
The girls received two hours of in- will give the old equipment to Goodwill, The winners for the day were: 1st place Eschoffen and Marion Hasse. For more
struction in self-defense. The program Granger said. went to: Vinnie Stark with a 297. 2nd information call: 419-636-4047.
was the idea Mrs. Everett and Mrs. Mc-
Bride. It was a joint effort of FFA and the James Pruitt may be reached at Fulton County Senior Center

Announces October Event Schedule

PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF The Fulton County Senior Center Cincinnati. For two years he enjoyed as-
offers Fulton county seniors multiple sisting patients. Later, he spent 22 years
ACT REQUIREMENT ... The Edon Northwest Board of Education discuss the ACT activities and services at its sites in as a truck driver. Tom said it means a
that Juniors are required to take beginning this year. Wauseon, Delta, Archbold, Swanton, lot to him to be able to help seniors in
and Fayette for the fall months. Fulton County. He said he enjoys get-
Trump/Pence Headquarters ting out and meeting different kinds of
Opens In Fulton County Thanks to the care, concern and at- people. “The seniors appreciate it,” Tom
tention to detail of Peggy Rupp, hun- said. “It’s a good feeling and you want to
PHOTO PROVIDED dreds of seniors from Fulton County help out even more,” he added.
have received reliable transportation to
REPUBLICANS ... The Fulton County Republican Committees had their Grand medical appointments all around north- The Senior Centers in Wauseon,
Opening of the TRUMP/PENCE Headquarters, 121 N. Fulton St., Wauseon on west Ohio for almost two decades. Peggy Archbold, Swanton, Delta, and Fayette
Thursday, September 22nd. Chair Sandy Barber stated the Headquarters hours began working with the Medical Trans- offer a wide variety of activities, classes
will be Monday through Friday from Noon until 5:30 p.m. “We have a number of portation program at Fulton County Se- and day trips.
yard signs, pins, T Shirts, hats and campaign literature on all of our candidates, nior Center in November 1998. She has
and we are working hard to elect all of our candidates on the November ballot,” watched the fleet of vehicles increase Highlights for the Wauseon site in-
said Mrs. Barber. Attending the Open House were the following elected officials and from one to seven. She has watched the clude Line Dance: Monday pm, Shop-
candidates: Left to right: Gloria Marlatt, Headquarters Chair, Christine Mayle, can- need for medical transportation for se- ping: Tuesday pm, Tai Chi: every Tues.
didate for the Sixth District Court of Appeals, Tracy Zuvers, candidate for Fulton niors grow steadily. Currently, volun- and Thurs., Food & Fitness: Tuesday at
County Clerk of Courts, Char Lee, Fulton County Treasurer, State Senator Randy teers make an average of 105 trips per 10:00 am, Choir Practice: Tuesday pm,
Gardner, Brett Kolb, Fulton County Auditor, Frank Onweller, Fulton County Engi- month and drive an average of 3,185 Pepper: Wednesday pm, Bingo: Thurs-
neer, State Representative Derek Merrin, Jon Rupp, candidate for Fulton County miles per month. Peggy coordinates day am, Birthday Party: first Friday,
Commissioner, and Sandy Barber, Chair, Fulton County Republican Committees. every trip, matching volunteer drivers Gentle Movement: Mon. & Wed., Golden
with seniors and overseeing trip details. Drummers: Friday am, Toe Nail Clinic:
Peggy said some seniors need transpor- November 16. Call early for appoint-
tation each week to dialysis or a series ment; $10.00 fee; soak feet for 30 min-
of rehabilitation therapy appointments utes before you arrive.
following an injury. Others have recog-
nized it is time to let someone else do Highlights for the Archbold site in-
clude Bingo: every Friday, Blood Pres-
the driving in Toledo and other cities. sure Check: first Wednesday, Birthday
“I appreciate everything our volunteers Lunch: first Friday, Bible Study: Mon-
do. This program could not run with- day morning, Toenail Clinic: October
out those volunteers,” Peggy explained. 19. Call early for appointment; $10.00
At the end of October Peggy will retire, fee; soak feet for 30 minutes before you
completing 19 years of service with Ful- arrive.
ton County. Thank you, Peggy, for your
dedication to the Senior Center. Highlighted events for the Swanton
site include Bingo: every Wednesday,
Val Edwards, Information & Referral Birthday Lunch: first Wednesday, Blood
Specialist, will be available for extend- Pressure Check: second Monday, and
ed hours at various locations to focus Toenail Clinic: October 21. Call early for
on Medicare Open Enrollment. Please appointment; $10.00 fee; soak feet for
make an appointment well in advance 30 minutes before you arrive.
with Val for any of the following dates
by calling 419-337-9299. The dates and Highlights for the Fayette site include
locations are as follows: Wednesday, Bingo: every Thursday, Blood Pressure
October 19, from 9:30 am to 4 pm at the Check: every 3rd Tuesday, Birthday
Delta Library, Thursday, October 20, Lunch: first Thursday, Bible Study:
from 10 am to 3 pm at the Swanton Li- 11th and 25th Toenail Clinic: October
brary, Tuesday, October 25, 10 am to 3 25. Call early for appointment; $10.00
pm at the Evergreen Library, Metamora, fee; soak feet for 30 minutes before you
and Thursday, October 27 from 9 am to arrive.
3 pm in the Wyse Commons Library on
the Fairlawn campus, Archbold. These Highlights for the Delta site include
services are offered at no cost to seniors Bingo: every Thursday, Blood Pres-
in partnership with Wyse Commons and sure Check: second Tuesday, Birthday
the local libraries. Lunch: first Thursday, Toenail Clinic:
October 4. Call early for appointment;
The Fulton County Senior Center $10.00 fee; soak feet for 30 minutes be-
would like to highlight volunteer Tom fore you arrive.
Blosser. It was his life experiences com-
bined with his desire to help others that All area seniors are invited to the
prepared him to volunteer as a medical “Road to Wellness” event at the St. Cas-
transportation driver at the Senior Cen- par’s Church on Tuesday, October 4th.
ter. When he was 23, Tom worked as a
house orderly at Bethesda Hospital in For more information about any of
the programs or services offered at the
area senior centers, you may call the
Wauseon center at 419-337-9299.



Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 9

Mental Health Awareness Week Will Kick-Off
With 17th Annual Candlelight Vigil
Williams County Humane Society

19 percent of all Americans Evander
or 40 million people. Anxi- Evander is an 8 year old
ety disorders include pho- neutered male who is
bias, post-traumatic stress front declawed. Evander
disorder, panic disorder gets along with cats,
and obsessive compulsive dogs, and children of all
disorder. ages. He is very friendly
Anxiety disorders dif- and loves to be snug-
fer from the anxiety that gled. He also has no lit-
most people feel from time ter box problems and is
to time as the disorders up to date on all shots.
are more intense, longer He also tested negative
lasting, and interfere with for feline leukemia. His
work, activities and rela- adoption fee is $70 with
tionships. an approved application.
Depression affects
about 7 percent of the pop- For more information, call or visit the Williams County
ulation or 16 million Amer- Humane Society at 09464 County Road 13, Bryan, Ohio
icans. Women are more 43506, (419) 636-2200. The cost of adoption also includes
likely than men to have the pet’s spay or neuter, disease testing, updating of shots,
symptoms of depression, flea and parasite treatments.
and younger adults (age 18
For the 17th consecutive year, NAMI Four County to 25) are more likely than adults 50 and older to have Four County Board Of
will kick-off Mental Health Awareness Week (October symptoms of depression. Education Approves Club
2-8) with a candlelight vigil starting at 6 p.m. on Sun- Bipolar disorder affects about 2.8 percent of the pop-
day, October 2 at St. John United Church of Christ, 950 ulation. Although some symptoms of bipolar disorder Budgets & New Hires
Webster St., Defiance. are typical of depression, the person with bipolar dis-
order will also experience episodes of mania, which is The September Meeting of the Four County Career
Ron Hofacker, the event coordinator, explained that the opposite of depression. The average age of onset of Center Board of Education was held on Thursday,
when the program was first planned in 1999 having a bipolar disorder is 25. September 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
candlelight walk was an important way to conclude the Schizophrenia affects about one-half of one percent
program. Symbolically, NAMI was shining a light on of the population or 1.4 million people. Typical symp- As part of the Treasurer’s Report, the Board accept-
mental illness -- bringing it out of the darkness of stigma toms might include delusions, hallucinations and with- ed and/or approved the following items:
and misunderstanding that frequently prevent people drawal, among others. Onset in males usually occurs in
from seeking medical treatment. the late teens to early 20s, while with women it is usu- •August Meeting Minutes.
ally late 20s to early 30s. •Financial statements and investments for the
“Every year since, we’ve done the candlelight walk Emotional, behavioral and mental health issues in month of August as presented.
across the Defiance College campus,” he said. “Never children are also common with estimates ranging from 1 •Club Budgets for 2016-17 as presented.
once have we been rained out. We hope the public will in 10 to as high as 1 in 5. The disorders include anxiety, •The Permanent Appropriations for Fiscal Year 17
attend the program and walk on Sunday (October 2) as ADHD, autism, eating disorders, depression, schizo- as presented.
a show of understanding, compassion and encourage- phrenia and more. •The blanket purchase orders for Fiscal Year 17 as
ment for individuals and families dealing with mental For more detailed information on the signs and symp- presented.
illness.” toms of these brain disorders and more, visit the NAMI •The renewal of the Web Based Policy Update Ser-
national website at For information on vice with the Ohio School Boards Association for one
The program begins at 5:50 p.m. with prelude music local treatment resources as well as free mental health year.
provided by NAMI member Ed Clinker. Speakers include education and training programs and support groups •“Then and Now” Certifications as presented.
Wendy Golden, who will be starting a family support offered by NAMI Four County, visit www.namifourcoun- As part of the Superintendent’s Report, the board
group next month in Defiance, Four County ADAMhs accepted and/or approved the following items:
board CEO Les McCaslin, St. John United Church of Hofacker noted that even though mental illnesses are •The resignation of Anita Hieber, Guidance Coun-
Christ pastor Jim Brehler, and NAMI Four County presi- common, and effective treatments are available to con- selor, effective August 31, 2016.
dent Dave Durham. Music during the program will be trol symptoms, only about 1 in 3 persons with a diag- •Additional Certified Substitutes for the 2016-17
provided by Jeff and Sarah Tackett. nosable mental illness will ever seek medical help. school year as presented.
“Instead they needlessly suffer…frequently in si- •Katelyn Flanary for a one-year contract as “Pre-
Mental illness is a common, costly family of illness- lence,” he said. “Why? Sometimes they don’t know school Aide” effective September 6, 2016.
es that affect the brain in ways that aren’t fully under- what’s wrong. But many times, they are ashamed to •Amy Maassel as a Custodial Substitute for the
stood, so there is no cure. However, research continues seek help due to the stigma that is still associated with 2016-17 school year.
to gain insight into the causes, and effective treatments mental illness. •Bryan Parks as a community service site for the
that manage the symptoms of mental illness are suc- “That’s why we invite the public to attend our Candle- Williams County CBI.
cessful about 60 to 80 percent of the time. light Vigil,” he said. And, for those who cannot attend •Napoleon Parks as a community service site for the
the event on Sunday, it will be taped and broadcast on Henry County CBI.
Treatment may involve only therapy; however, medi- TV-26 throughout October. •Fastenal as a vendor for the 2016-17 school year.
cations are often part of the treatment when a severe The air dates are 9 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays •Donations from the following: Jennifer Hutchison
mental illness such as major depression, bipolar disor- and Saturdays on TV-26. Or, the program can be viewed of two pairs of men’s dress pants to serve as uniform
der and schizophrenia is diagnosed. on the TV-26 website: “back up” pants for students at FCCC. A $500 dona-
tion from Janet Jerger for the Larry Jerger Memorial
Sometimes a family doctor can treat the illness as INFORMATION PROVIDED Scholarship. A donation from North Star Steel of $300
most psychiatric prescriptions are written by primary towards the Baumgartner/Bandy Scholarship.
care physicians, but many times a therapist or psychia- Wauseon School Board •Under Board Committee Reports, the Board re-
trist are needed. Approves Overnight Trips ceived updates from: Directors of Operations, Career
Tech Education and Adult Education.
Current statistics suggest that at least 20 percent By: James Pruitt Upcoming meetings involving members of the Four
of all adults in the United States will have symptoms THE VILLAGE REPORTER County Career Center Board of Education include the
of a diagnosable mental illness this year. The disorders Records Commission Meeting at 6:20 p.m., as well as
are non-discriminatory. Mental illness affects men and Finances appear to be in good shape at Wauseon Ex- the Building and Grounds, and Policy Committees at
women, all racial and ethnic groups, young and old, rich empted Village School District. 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular October Board Meet-
and poor as well as those somewhere in the middle, and ing at 7:00 p.m., on October 20, 2016 in the Multi-
persons of all faiths. The Board of Education met Thursday at noon to Purpose Room at Four County Career Center.
handle a few items of business and heard from interim
Mental illness is costly. Lost wages alone total $193.2 Treasurer Ted Penner about finances for this year and INFORMATION PROVIDED
billion a year in the United States. When treatment costs, the future. The board also discussed some personnel
reduced productivity and disability costs are added, it is moves and made decisions on overnight trips for stu- Edgerton Village
estimated that mental illness costs some $300 billion dents. Council Sets Trick
a year, according to the National Institutes of Mental
Health. The district will have a spending budget of $21.085 Or Treat Time
million for 2016-17, Penner said. He asked the board to
And, the cost isn’t only in dollars. approve it so it would be one less task for the new hire. By: James Pruitt
In 2004, the World Health Organization released a THE VILLAGE REPORTER
study on the “Disease Burden in North America.” It com- The general fund accounts for $16.4 million of the Trick or treating in the village of Edgerton will be on
bined the effect of premature death with the number of appropriations for the 1,900-student district. Nearly the Saturday before Halloween this year.
years lived with a disability caused by an illness. Mental $2 million will go for bond retirement and $943,682 for The Village Council set the time for 6-7:30 p.m. Sat-
illness was associated with the greatest disease burden food service. urday, Oct. 29. There will also be a costume contest at
– greater than cardiovascular diseases and cancer. the fire barn.
It found that the disability adjusted years of life lost The plan will be updated in May. In other news, Administrator Dawn Fitzcharles said
totaled nearly 9.5 million years for mental illness while The five-year forecast shows positive balances the village is accepting sealed bids on the two white
the comparable number of years of life lost for cardio- through Fiscal Year 2021. The first two years are solid, Crown Victorias in the parking lot along SR 49. The
vascular diseases was 6.5 million and 5.75 million for Penner said, but the later years are a guess based on bids will be accepted until noon Oct. 3.
cancer. known information. The village is midway through its utilities billing
Although there are many different mental illnesses, Those numbers will likely change after the next ses- conversion, but not without some hiccups along the
anxiety disorders are the most common – affecting about sion of the legislature and the new governor has their way, Fitzcharles said. The conversion on income taxes
say. to RITA is going along smoothly, she said.
The board approved salary adjustments for teachers The council went into executive session to hear
Michelle Winters (lower step) and Brandon Schroeder from a representative of a solar company.
(higher step). No action was taken.
Sherryann Franks was approved as a substitute bus
driver, effective July 21. Kyle Storrer and Chris Thomas James Pruitt may be reached at
were approved as van drivers.
The high school Chorale and Acapella Choir’s re-
quest to attend the Collegiate Clinic and Veterans Per-
formance in New Orleans was approved. The trip is for
April 26-30 and involves 38 students and chaperones.
The FFA club had its request to attend the national
convention in Indianapolis was approved. Twenty stu-
dents could go from Oct. 19-22.
The trips are being paid through money the students
pay, donations and other avenues. The school works
with students so no one is left behind.

James Pruitt may be reached at


10 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Archbold Board Of Education Accepts Edgerton Schools Cracking
Athletic Workers & Substitute Pay Rates Down On Those Who Are Not

Archbold Area Schools Board of Edu- Superintendent Report Vaccinated Against Meningitis
cation: We have had a great start to the
school year, Aaron Rex states. Thank you
Approved donations as follows: to all of our staff members for their part
Stone, $157.50, Middle School, from in making it a successful first few weeks.
Anonymous A reminder that this year we will be
Cash, $80, District, from DeTray Chi- moving to eight cancellation days before
ropractic Center we make up days for both teachers and
Play Clocks, $6,589, Football Stadi- students.
um, from Creighton Electric The 1988 State Football Champion
Play Clocks, $715.50, Football Sta- sign arrived and was placed near the
dium, from Ridgeville Telephone scoreboard in the south end zone.
Approved 2017 Appropriations. Thanks were given to the group that is
Approved high school and middle in charge of the Bluestreak Bag Program
school athletic workers for the 2016- and also the community for supporting
2017 school year. this endeavor that feeds children on the
Authorized the following advance: weekends. They are now supplying al-
009 - Uniform Supplies to $7,000 most 40 of our young people with meals
001 - General Fund from $7,000 or supplemental foods.
Approved Fund Transfer of $7,607.11
from GF to Turbine Maintenance, 003- Elementary PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF
9001. Super Streaks- The start of the year
Approved Fund Transfer of $9,356.73 has gone well. The staff and students are STUDENT WORK ... HS/MS Principal Roger Cade demonstrates a robotic elephant
from GF to HB 264 Loan Fund, 002- settling into the routines. created by students at the recent school board meeting.
9914. This year, the elementary school is
Approved a contract with Harbor Be- continuing to focus on new behavior ex- By: James Pruitt High School and Middle School Report
havior Health for services rendered. pectations. THE VILLAGE REPORTER Robotics is becoming a popular class
Authorized the following transfer: “We are looking for those students
200 9020 - Class of 2021 to $2,900 who demonstrate respectful, responsi- With one-third of seniors and a quar- at the school, according to Principal
200 9125 - French Club from $2,900 ble, and safe behavior in all areas of the ter of seventh-graders still not vacci- Roger Cade.
Approved revisions to Neola Policy school,” Principal Dorothy Lambert said. nated for meningitis, the halls at Edg-
#3223, Standards-Based School Coun- “We are also planning to celebrate our erton High and Middle schools could be Cade brought in two examples of the
selor Evaluations. successes with Super Streak Fridays.” sparsely populated. work the students have done this year,
Approved a change of daily pay rate Each month, there will be a theme for an elephant and a machine.
for substitute teachers from $80 to $90, Super Streak Friday and the school will The district is setting a deadline for
effective Oct. 1. have an assembly where “Super Streaks” compliance or setting up an appoint- The students have made it so the el-
Accepted resignation of Kelley Phillips for the month will be recognized. Stu- ment to be vaccinated or students will ephant robot can climb stairs.
as substitute Speech Pathologist effec- dents will receive recognition at the as- be sent home starting Sept. 20. The
tive Sept. 16. sembly, a certificate, and a special re- deadline is coming after direction from “The kids put it together and pro-
Approved a one-year contract for Jen- ward donated by McDonald’s. The first the state which issued the mandate be- grammed it,” Cade said. “The kids are
nifer Fisher as a Classified Sub for the Super Streak Friday is scheduled for fore the school year began. excited about doing this. “We’ve got to
2016-2017 school year. Sept. 30. The theme is Blue & Gold. pry them away from it to get to their
Approved Tony Schutte as a volunteer S.O.A.R. Reading Program (Support- All students in seventh and 12th next class.”
swim coach for the 2016-2017 school ing Outstanding Archbold Readers)- This grades have to be vaccinated to remain
year. will be the eighth year that the S.O.A.R. in school. Students can design their robots
Approved a one-year contract for Bai- reading program will continue at Arch- through the Chromebooks they receive
ley Short as a student worker for the bold Elementary School. Students are School board officials say the district from the district.
2016-2017 school year. eligible to receive monthly prizes for has sent out numerous notices and let-
Approved a contract for Brenda Beck their dedication to reading through the ters warning parents. The Marching Band performed at the
as study table tutor, 1 hour per week ef- S.O.A.R. Reading Program. Williams County Fair and Cade thought
fective 9/15/2016 through 5/11/2017. The district’s enrollment report is not they were the most entertaining band.
Approved a one-year supplemental Middle School ready yet, but there is speculation the
contract for Brenda Beck as Junior Class Enrollment is up to 391 students, 10 school’s numbers are down slightly. Important upcoming dates:
Advisor for the 2016-2017 school year. more than 2015, Principal Shields re- Oct. 7 Homecoming
Approved resolution for hiring a non- ports. Eighth and fifth grade each have The access road behind baseball field Oct. 11 Group photo day.
licensed individual for Junior Class Advi- 100 students, while there are 94 seventh looks nice, Superintendent Andy Morr
sor. graders and 92 sixth-graders. said. Elementary School report
Approved a one-year supplemental Fifty-eight eighth graders have signed The Elementary School will start its
contract for Jodi Gerken as Junior Class up for the Washington D.C. trip. The trip The district needs to start a bus ro- annual Yankee Candle fundraiser, Prin-
Advisor for the 2016-2017 school year. will require two buses. Each student has tation for a new 72-passenger bus. The cipal Kermit Riehle said.
Approved one-year supplemental con- earned $176 toward the trip following district held off last year due to mild The fundraiser began with an assem-
tracts for Spring Coaches for the 2016- successful fundraisers. winter, which actually helped the fleet, bly Sept. 21. The student who sells the
2017 school year. All eighth graders will take one se- Morr said. most candles will be named “Principal
Approved a contract for Diane Wyse mester of Introductory Spanish this year. of the Day.” For every $200 in sales, the
as a substitute Speech Pathologist as The district will likely pay in the mid- student will be entered in a drawing for
needed, through November 14, 2016. Archbold High School $80,000 range for a new bus. The dis- a Reading tablet.
Approved a contract for Deb Opdycke Royal Short - Principal trict will likely get bids around Christ- The PTO has set up spirit tables at
as a substitute Speech Pathologist as Study Table- September 15 marked mas and be ready for next year, he said. home football games for fans to pur-
needed through Nov. 14. the beginning of this year’s study table. chase Bulldog apparel. Purchases sup-
Approved a contract for Cathy Selgo “We saw great results the last three The district owes $44,000 on a bus port the elementary school.
as a substitute Speech Pathologist as years and want to continue this pro- and it has been suggested making dou- Third graders will be participat-
needed through Nov.14. gram,” Principal Ryan Short said. “This ble payments to get it off the books. ing in a square dance and parents and
Approved a one-year contract for hour of tutoring every Thursday is open grandparents are invited to attend. The
Jennifer Cobb as a certified substitute to anyone who wants a little more help The board also discussed the need for event begins at 2:15 p.m. Oct. 19. Lona
teacher for the 2016-2017 school year, each week. a new scoreboard at the football field. Krill and John Minor are organizing the
effective Aug. 30. “We will have a high school teacher as dance.
Approved a one-year contract for Les- well as student tutors from the National The current scoreboard is old and is Fire Safety Week is Oct. 4-10 and the
lie Simon as a student worker for the Honors Society ready to help students not compatible with modern updates. kindergarten will get a tour of the fire
2016-2017 school year. each week.” The clock did not work at a recent game hall.
Approved the following one-year con- Homecoming Bonfire – The tradition- and an old plug had to be reinserted to Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-31. Ac-
tracts for Resident Educator Mentors for al Homecoming Bonfire will be Thursday get the device working. tivities will bring awareness of drug
the 2016-2017 school year: Oct. 6, with a dance Oct. 8 organized by abuse and addiction in the county.
Lauren Frey - year 1 - mentor Shelby the student council. A new board will cost between Grandparents Day is Oct. 7 and
Graber The cheerleaders are planning a spirit $10,000 and $50,000. The new board plans are in place to make it better than
Jody Schwyn - year 2 - mentor Krysti week with a dress-up theme for each day. could have advertising to support the before.
Bowerman They will also plan a pep rally for that cost much like the new unit in Edon.
Miranda Sumpter - year 2 - mentor Friday afternoon. This year officials are James Pruitt may be reached at
Alissa Stockburger hoping to have a district wide pep rally. A new controller could run the
Dana Hilfinger - year 3 - mentor Jes- Mrs. Voll is coordinating another alumni 25-second clock.
sica Miller band performance for the pregame show
Courtney Froehlich - year 3 - mentor during the Homecoming game. The district would need to order a
Kent Vandock National Honors Society- Sept. 25 was new board in the spring to get ready for
Abbey Nafziger - year 3 - mentor Bren- the NHS induction ceremony. next fall. Donations will be sought to
da Beck Upcoming Events pay for it.
Jamie Anderson - year 3 - mentor An- Oct. 3 Spirit Week
drea Thiel Oct. 6 Two-Hour Delay – In-service Four County Graduates Fifteen
Approved the following one-year con- Oct. 6 Homecoming Bonfire From Paramedic Programs
tract for Resident Educator Mentor for Oct. 7 Alumni Band
the 2016- 2017 school year. Oct. 8 Homecoming Dance
Miranda Wills - year 2 - mentor Jen- Oct. 16 Fall Choir Concert 2:30 pm
nifer Hurst Oct. 23 End of the First Quarter


Sesqui Study Club Honors Members
For Years Of Dedication & Service


HONORED LADIES ... Recognized for their years of dedication and service to the OFFICIAL ... Four County Career Center Adult Education Division recently had
Sesqui Study Club and the community are pictured from left, Joanne Dohm, 20 15 students graduate in the Paramedic Programs held at the Career Center and
years; Donna Eidenier, 60 years; and Loralee Mercer for 50 years. Arrowhead in Maumee. The eighteen month program includes classroom and lab
training, clinical rotation at area hospitals and trauma centers in Toledo, and ride
time with area EMS life squads. Dan Frederick, Public Safety Coordinator and Tom
Samson, Paramedic Education Program Director, coordinated the program. Super-
intendent Tim Meister welcomed graduates and guests. Keynote speaker for the
evening was Chrys Peterson, former Toledo news anchor and ProMedica consul-
tant and correspondent for ProMedica’s HealthConnect website. Shown following
the graduation program are Paramedic graduates with Peterson (LEFT TO RIGHT)
David Dubry (Wauseon); Paul Nieberding (Delta); Tyler Ellis (Toledo); Jamie Eisen-
brandt (ProMedica Transport Network); Sarah Dempsey (Napoleon); Tim Miller (Pro-
Medica Transport Network); Wade Bockert (Toledo); Dillon Flick (Northwood); Ken
Jackson (ProMedica Transport Network); Ben Lowe (ProMedica Transport Network);
Codie Carlisle (Williams county); and Peterson.


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 11

Bryan Barn Fest 2016 Full Of Autumn Fun For All Who Attended

By: James Pruitt over the 39 years. Last year the 28-mem-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER ber club donated $12,000 from proceeds
from the event.
Shoppers flocked to downtown Bryan
for two opportunities to purchase autumn “It’s women giving back to the commu-
and country-themed art and crafts on nity,” Muehlfeld said. “We fund women in
Sept. 24 need, scholarships, and Scouts.”

The Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce Shoppers paid a $2 admission fee to
hosted Fall Fest at the Courthouse Square, browse the arena filled with 60 vendors,
while the Newlyn Quest Club hosted the with club members selling soup, cookies
39th Annual Barn Fest at the MacDonald- and kettle corn. Club members dressed in
Ruff Ice Rink. Both sites were popular des- old-time country garb to add to the ambi-
tinations, albeit the ice rink had a larger ence.
Entertainment was provided by the
Barn Fest is an annual fundraiser High Country Grass Band.
sponsored by Newlyn Quest Club. Its mis-
sion is to provide charitable contributions Downtown the offering included wares
to local organizations in need. from local merchants, a new model car
show, and many other offerings.
Member Tasha Muehlfeld said the or-
ganization has donated nearly $300,000 James Pruitt may be reached at


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Montpelier Locos

Montpelier High School 2016 Homecoming Court Announced

By: Chelsie Firestone to become a pathologist. at Bill’s Locker Room. In her PHOTO BY MONICA SMITH, STAFF
THE VILLAGE REPORTER Emma will be escorted spare time Katie enjoys art ROYALTY... Representing Montpelier High School for Homecoming 2016 will be Freshman
and photography and also Attendant Emma Clair; Sophomore Attendant Maya Taylor; Senior Queen Nominees McK-
The Montpelier football by Chandler Byers, son of likes to read, write, draw, enna Quaderer, Meili Leung, and Misheala Robertson; and Junior Attendant Katie Scott.
team will host Ottawa Hills Christine and Randy Byers, paint, shop, and spend time
this year for their annual and by Connor Yahraus, son with her friends and family. Jan Roth, and by Nick Bueh- petting her rabbit, Kevin. of Emmett. Misheala is in-
homecoming game. The of Bailey and Ryan Yahraus. Katie’s future plans are to go rer, son of Dave Buehrer and She notes that she also en- volved in volleyball, Locomo-
homecoming parade will to college to major in biology Brian and Laura Beck. joys singing in the shower. tion, Honors Choir, Spanish
begin at 6:00 PM and leave Maya Taylor will repre- or anthropology so that she Meili’s future plans are to at- Club and track; where she
from the Montpelier Pool sent Montpelier as Sopho- can work in a career related Meili Leung is the daugh- tend The Ohio State Univer- participates in pole vault.
parking lot. A banner pre- more Attendant. Maya is the to forensic science. ter of Sherri Leung and the sity to major in biology while Outside of school, Misheala
sentation by grade will then daughter of John Taylor and sister of Jacob and Kobe. minoring in English. She is employed at Arps Dairy
take place on the track of the Jenny Taylor and the sister Katie will be escorted by Meili is involved in band, jazz then plans to go to the Uni- and Kesas Cove Resort. She
football field at 6:15. The of Maya. Maya is involved in Jaden Vantog, son of Nick band, choir, Locomotion, and versity of Toledo for medical enjoys spending time with
Homecoming Ceremony will choir, basketball, softball, and Pon Champman, and by Spanish Club. She is also school so that she can pur- family and friends as well as
begin at 6:25 with crown- quiz bowl, and drama club. Kolden Uribes, son of Aaron the Student Council Public sue a career as an obstetri- watching Netflix. Misheala’s
ing at 6:35 PM. Pictures will Outside of school, Maya en- and Nicki Uribes. Representative and serves as cian/gynecologist. future plans are to go to col-
be taken at that time. The joys reading, hanging out National Honor Society Pres- lege. Her major is undecided
National Anthem will play at with friends, and watching The Homecoming Queen ident and Class President. Meili will be escorted by at this time.
6:55 and kick-off will follow Netflix. Upon graduation will be selected from one of Outside of school, Meili is Michael Blake, son of Joe
at 7:00 PM. from high school, where the three Senior Attendants. involved in honor bands and and Midge Blake, and by Misheala will be escorted
Maya intends to earn her In the running for the crown volunteering. She is also em- Bryce Cooley, son of Brian by Caleb Haines, son of Paul
Representing their school honors diploma, Maya will and to represent the school ployed at Cool Beanz as well and Bess Cooley. and Melony Haines, and by
this year as the Homecoming be looking to attend college. as Queen this year are McK- as a housekeeper at Holiday Zac Mason, son of Leslie
Court will be: enna Quaderer, Meili Leung, Inn. In her spare time, Meili Misheala Robertson is the Mason.
Maya will be escorted by and Misheala Robertson. enjoys spending time with daughter of Tracy and Phil
Emma Clair, daugh- Andrew Frisby, son of Mike her friends and family and Robertson, sister to Clayton Chelsie can be reached at
ter of Mike and Sher Clair, and Gloria Frisby, and by McKenna is the daugh- and Webster, and is the aunt
will represent Montpelier Bryer Bentley, son of Rob ter of Kerren Scott and the
as Freshman Attendant. and Kami Bentley. late Stephen Quaderer and
Emma is the sister of Caysee is also the sister of Grant,
and Bradey and is a member Representing Montpe- Steve, Mike, Matt, and
of Turning Point Pentecostal lier as Junior Attendant will Dusty. McKenna attends Life
Church in Archbold. Emma be Katie Scott. Katie is the Changing Realities Fellow-
is involved in the Montpe- daughter of Kevin and Amy ship in Edgerton and is in-
lier High School Band, Stu- Scott and the sister of Bran- volved in basketball, track,
dent Council, softball, and don Scott. Katie is a mem- FCA, Science Olympiad,
winter track. In her spare ber of St. John’s Lutheran Student Council, and Span-
time, Emma enjoys spending Church in Montpelier. Along ish Club. McKenna is also
time with family and friends. with serving as vice president a member of the National
Emma plans to attend a four of her class, Katie is also in- Honor Society. Outside of
year college in the future and volved in Science Olympiad school, McKenna is em-
then to go to medical school and Spanish Club. Outside ployed at Cool Beanz during
of school, Katie is employed the summer and fall. In her
spare time, Katie enjoys run-
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 13

2016 Fulton County Jr. Fair Skillathon & Exhibitor Winners Announced

The Swine, Beef, and Sheep Skillathons held at the Ful- The Outstanding Market Exhibitor for Sheep for 2016 and the 2016 winners of the Senior Division, ages 15-18
ton County Fairgrounds on August 31st were an opportu- was Garrett Krasula, son of Carrie and Shawn of Wauseon. were: 1st place – Mason Creager, son of Todd and Patti of
nity for Jr. Fair youth to display their knowledge of their Sponsor of this award was: PNC Bank of Wauseon. Also, Wauseon; 2nd place – Mac Warncke, son of Todd and Amy
4-H or FFA animal projects. The youth who entered the the Craig Goldsmith Family of Wauseon sponsored a fold- of Wauseon; and 3rd place – Taylor Smith, daughter of Ste-
skillathons answered questions on feeding, care, medica- up bag chair and a trophy in memory of Hollis Richer. ven and Nancy of Lyons. Winners in the Intermediate Divi-
tion, parts of the animal, meat cuts and breed identifica- sion, ages 12-14 were: 1st place – Eli Warncke, son of Todd
tion. Winners of the 2016 Beef Skillathon for the Senior Divi- and Amy of Wauseon; 2nd place – Hayley Orzechowski,
sion, ages 14-18 were: 1st place – Lynnsey Crouch, daugh- daughter of Bill and Cindy of Wauseon; 3rd place – Ashton
The Outstanding Market Exhibitor Award is given to ter of Jeremy and Kimberly of Wauseon, 2nd place – Adam Dominique, son of Trent and Angelique of West Unity. Ju-
one exhibitor from each of the three species of swine, beef Kinsman, son of Rod and Joyce of Archbold; and 3rd place nior Division winners, ages 8-11 were: 1st place – Maddie
and sheep. That award, given at the Fulton County Fair – Nate Herr, son of Tommy and Jenny of Metamora. The Thiel, daughter of Rich and Andrea of Archbold; 2nd place
is based on the exhibitor’s skillathon score, showmanship Junior Division winners, ages 8-13 were: 1st place –Han- - Shane Suchora, son of George and Lynn Kati of Ottawa
placing and market class placing. nah Kovar, daughter of Terry and Jean of Fayette; Kendall Lake, MI; and 3rd place – Hannah Kovar, daughter of Terry
Wyse, daughter of Neil and Jamie of Wauseon; and 3rd and Jean of Fayette.
The Sheep Skillathon winners for 2016 in the Senior place – Kelly Miller, daughter of Eric and Marla of Archbold.
Division, ages 14-18 were: 1st place – April Beaverson, Sponsors of the Swine Skillathon who provided cash
daughter of Jeri and Paul of Fayette; 2nd place – Garrett Alternative Management Resources, Inc., of Swanton awards to the winners were: Just Mulch of Archbold; J & B
Krasula, son of Carrie and Shawn of Wauseon; and 3rd again sponsored the cash awards for the Beef Skillathon Feeds of Wauseon; and Friends of Everett & Virginia Ricker
place – Graeme Jacoby, son of John and Callie of Wauseon. and rosettes were sponsored by Phil and Donielle Herring who were past sponsors of the Swine Skillathon. Rosettes
The Junior Division winners, ages 8-13 were: 1st place – Family of Wauseon. were given by the Fulton County Pork Producers.
Kassidy Zientek, daughter of Josh and Amy of Wauseon;
2nd place – Karter Zachrich, son of Larry and Alice of The winner of the 2016 Outstanding Market Exhibitor The Outstanding Market Exhibitor for Swine for 2016
Wauseon; and 3rd place – Hannah Kovar, daughter of Ter- for Beef award was Lynnsey Crouch, daughter of Jeremy was Mason Creager, son of Todd and Patti of Wauseon.
ry and Jean of Fayette. and Kimberely of Wauseon. This award was sponsored by Sponsors of this award were: Moorman ShowTec Feeds of
Alternative Management Resources, Inc. of Swanton and Archbold, Fayette Feed Mill of Fayette and Gerald Grain
Beck Family Show Lambs of Wauseon again sponsored Pettisville Grain Company. The Phil and Donielle Herring Company. The Fulton County Pork Producers sponsored a
the cash awards for the Sheep Skillathon. Rosettes were Family sponsored a fold-up bag chair for the participant. fold-up bag chair for the winner. (INFORMATION PROVIDED)
sponsored by the Randy Burkholder Family of Fayette.
The Swine Skillathon, is divided into three age groups

Exhibitor: Eleanor Oyer, daughter of Jared & Kylee of hibitor: Elise Hoylman, daughter of Brent & Vicki of Pet-
GRAND CHAMPION MARKET FRYER RABBIT ... Exhibi- Wauseon. Buyer: Wauseon Masonic Lodge #349, repre- tisville. Buyer: Kenn-Feld Group, represented by Brad
tor: Cassidy Vanderveer, daughter of Shawn & Katrina sented by Trent Dominique. Short and Chris Liechty.
of Wauseon and 2016 Rabbit Queen Buyer: Country
Corral of Delta, represented by Julie Miller.

Exhibitor: Kyle Smith, son of Tom & Janice of Lyons. hibitor: Hannah Fahrer, daughter of Mike & Tricia of Wyatt Borer, son of Adam & Mindy of Archbold. Buyer:
Buyers: Countryside Animal Clinic, represented by Dr. Wauseon. Buyers: Falor Farm Center, represented by A & M Welding, represented by Adam Borer.
Spiess; and Jenny’s Snack Shack, represented by Kylle Troy Najarian; Barnes Funeral Chapel, represented by
Hogrefe. Bill Pacak; and Pettisville Grain/Delta Feed, represent-
ed by Kurt Rychener.

Kiersten White, daughter of Kirk & Nancy of Wauseon. hibitor: Claire Foor, daughter of Clayton & Beth of Exhibitor: Aaron Rupp, son of Mark & Darla of Pettis-
Buyer: Cris Johnson Trucking, represented by Cris Archbold. Buyers: Brown Bag Market, represented by ville. Buyers: Pettisville Grain, represented by Neil Rupp
Johnson. Glenn Coblentz; and Janice Foor. (far left) and Kurt Rychener (far right); Tri Flo, Inc., rep-
resented by Terry Rufenacht; Sauder Woodworking, rep-
resented by Roel Galvan.

Exhibitor: Andrea Smithmyer, daughter of Dave & Lisa Claire Smith, daughter of Kurt & Marcene of Metamo- Angela Garbers, daughter of Martin & Michele (pictured
of Swanton. Buyers: Falor Farm Center and The Rack ra. Buyers: Countryside Animal Clinic, represented on the left) of Wauseon. Buyer: Archbold Radiator, rep-
Shack, represented by Troy Najarian; Full Pull Charters, by Dr. Spiess; and Jenny’s Snack Shack, represented resented by Josh Grime.
represented by Greg Meyer; and Willson Farms. by Jenny & Kylle Hogrefe.


14 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

2016 Fulton County Jr. Fair Skillathon & Exhibitor Winners Announced

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET SHEEP ... Exhibitor: hibitor: Garett Krasula, son of Shawn Krasula/Carrie nah Kovar, daughter of Terry & Jean of Fayette. Buyers:
Casen Burkholder (not pictured), son of Randy & Carol Krasula of Wauseon (Craig Goldsmith holding trophies) Brookview Farm Meats & BBQ, represented by Jon Lug-
of Fayette (Demi Storrs holding lamb and Kelsie Storrs Buyers: Amber VanGunten, representing VanGunten bill; and Jones Crop Insurance, represented by Curtis
holding trophies). Buyer: Fayette Feed Mill, represented Law Office. Outstanding Market Exhibitor Award Sheep Jones.
by Dawn Stockburger. Sponsor: PNC Bank, represented by Darcie Clark, Linda
Wolf and Pat Pilliod.

Hines, daughter of Joe & Tina of Delta. Buyer: The An- 2nd; Karter Zachrich-Jr. 2nd; April Beaverson-Sr. 1st; tor: Trey Keefer, son of Brian & Danni of Fayette. Buyer:
dersons, represented by Joe Miklavic. Kassidy Zientek-Jr. 1st; Hannah Kovar-Jr. 3rd. Culligan Water, represented by Wayne Michaelis.

hibitor: Christina Norman, daughter of Roy & Anna of tor: Lynnsey Crouch, daughter of Jeremy & Kimberly of Lynnsey Crouch-Sr. 1st; Kendall Wyse-Jr. 2nd; Kelly
Wauseon (Jenna Norman holding trophy). Buyer: AMRI Wauseon. Buyers: Nofziger Seeds, Greg, Lucas & Dean; Miller-Jr. 3rd; Hannah Kovar-Jr. 1st; Adam Kinsman-
of Swanton & Napoleon. Farm Credit Mid-America; and Fulton County Cattle Sr. 2nd.
Feeders. Sponsors: Pettisville Grain, represented by Neil
Rupp (in photo); and Alternative Management Resourc-
es, Inc. (A.M.R.I.)

tor: Kennedy Keller, daughter of Matthew & Alicia of hibitor: Oliviah Banister, daughter of Troy & Jen of Nevaeh Powers, daughter of Ryan & Amy of Fayette. Buy-
Delta. Buyers: Pettisville Grain/Delta Feed, represented Wauseon (Jaden Banister holding calf). Buyers: First ers: Davis & Kris Powers, represented by Davis Powers;
by Kurt Rychener and Neil Rupp; Berkey Farm Center, Federal-Wauseon, represented by A.J. Genter and Tam- Farm Credit Mid-America, represented by Mike Evans;
represented by Chuck Ruetz; and First Federal of Delta. my Bowser; J & B Feed Company-Wauseon & Swanton, Poet Biorefining-Leipsic, represented by Mike Knueven;
represented by B. Neuenschwander; Lawns N More, rep- and Fulton County Cattle Feeders, represented by Max
resented by Troy Banister; and Schuette Construction. Aeschliman.

tor: Mackenzie Mitchey, daughter of Cheri & Michael of ING MARKET EXHIBITOR ... Exhibitor: Mason Creager Adam Kinsman (right), son of Rod & Joyce of Archbold.
Metamora. Buyers: Machacek Concrete, represented by (center), son of Todd & Patti of Wauseon. Buyers: First Holding trophies: Kassie Gigax (left) & Adison Kinsman
Shawn Machacek; and Cris Johnson Trucking, repre- Federal-Wauseon, represented by A.J. Genter & Tam- (right). Buyers: Brookview Farm Meats & BBQ, repre-
sented by Cris Johnson. my Bowser; Gerald Grain Center, Inc., represented by sented by Jon Lugbill; Archbold Radiator, represented
Randy Heldman; Farmers and Merchants State Bank, by Josh Grime; Fulton County Processing, represented
represented by Randy Rice; and Falor Farm Center, rep- by A.J. Genter; State Bank & Trust; and Mert Kinsman.
resented by Jared Burkholder. Outstanding Market Ex-
hibitor Award Swine Sponsors: ShowTec Feeds, Fayette
Feed Mill, and Gerald Grain Center.


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 15

Sunshine Bathes Attendees At Wauseon’s Annual Chili Cook-Off

By: James Pruitt “It’s more to give back to the commu-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER nity,” Nelson said. “It’s a nice fall activity.”

Under bright sunny skies, the annu- This was the 12th year for the event.
al Chili Cook-off was a hit in downtown There was a two-year hiatus, but the pub-
Wauseon Saturday, Sept. 24. lic wanted it back and it has been growing
in popularity again.
People came to listen to live music, look
at the offerings of several vendors and of “This year we incorporated a farmer’s
course, sample some chili from nine ven- market,” Nelson said.
dors. The event attracted several hundred
people during the afternoon. Patrons could sample the chili for free,
but if they wanted voting rights, it cost
The cook-off had fewer entrants this them $5 for three votes.
year, but there were 45 vendors on hand.
There were also several free event for kids Awards were given out for People’s
and adults to take advantage of as well. Choice and the Judges. A separate contest
pitted the police against the fire depart-
There were special appearances by Ron- ment. Last year the matchup ended up in
ald McDonald and McGruff the Crime Dog. a tie.

The cook-off is not a fundraiser, pro- “We couldn’t believe it,” Nelson said.
ceeds go back into the event and pay out
awards. James Pruitt may be reached at

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16 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Hilltop High School Holds West Unity Homecoming Festivities

By: Kent Hutchison The court, presided over by Queen Sydni Rivera and At halftime, as usual, the Hilltop Marching Band per-
THE VILLAGE REPORTER King, Quinn Smith, arrived on a float adorned to corre- formed. However, for one song several graduates and
spond with the Hawaiian theme. Other members of the former band members joined in for an alumni jam ses-
WEST UNITY- Homecoming, the time of year that court included: Senior attendant and escort Colleen Bell sion. There was also one very special alumni appear-
alumni return to their alma mater to celebrate with and Tim Maneval, Junior attendant and escort, Molly ance as Hilltop graduate and current school secretary,
classmates and other friends. In West Unity Homecom- Roesch and Baron Bleikamp, Sophmore attendant and Cathie Batt, took center stage with baton in hand. The
ing also includes many other events for past and cur- escort, Zoi Bauer and Nash Kuney, and Freshman at- former majorette drew high praise from the crowd. As
rent students to partake in. Homecoming in the land of tendant and escort, Kendall Roth and Jay Garrett. Also the baton took spins in the air is was clear to all that
the Cadets is definitely an occasion for the entire com- riding the float were Crown Bearer, Ezra Mahlman, Cathie still had it! Following the alumni performance
munity to come together. This was quite evident given Flower Girl, Miriam Richer, as well as Nayah Rodriguez was a resounding round of applause for the high school
the activities that took place on Friday, September 23. and Caelan Nofziger who were assigned to give out Ha- band and all the alumni that were brave enough to
waiian leis to the court. showcase their still sharp skills.
The evening’s festivities began at 5:30 pm as the pa-
rade participants gathered in downtown West Unity. The court marched down the fifty yard line as their Although the Cadets were unable to down the Bomb-
From there the convoy, led by the West Unity Police, names were announced. After pausing for photos and ers on the football field, it was still a night of celebra-
continued down Main Street finally arriving at Daft to receive their leis, the group once again assembled on tion. A celebration that continued on to Saturday with
Field. The parade included students of all ages who rep- the float for more photos. the dance that was held from 8-11pm.
resented their grade, or club, as well as several adults
and alumni. All posed for photos, as well as assembling With the crowning completed the football game be- Kent Hutchison can be reached at
for the arrival of the Homecoming Court. gan. That did not mean an end to the nights’ festivities.


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 17

Looking Back At What
We Read Years Ago


Gross receipts for Labor to his ancestral home in torical Society, introduced an from 1882-1886, 1890-
Day, $1,786.80. Net earnings northwest Ohio with a stop Dole to the crowd. Dole had 94. He died in 1901.
$278.03. at the 4-H Show barn in a great-uncle Robert D. Dole
Montpelier at the Williams who fought in the Civil War Debate over who will serve
Miss Ruth Hook has ac- County Fairgrounds. Dole at- for an Ohio Infantry unit be- the electricity needs of the
cepted a position at OSU as tracted 1,500 people for his fore returning to Williams village of Edon. Toledo Edi-
Physical Education Instructor. unprecedented stop. Edon’s County where he was elected son merged with Ohio Edison
Karl Mauerhan, president as the county recorder. He to form First Energy. North
A son was born to Mr. and of the Williams County His- later was postmaster of Bry- Western is planning to bring
Mrs. Hubert Boynton of Pu- power to new apartments.

JULY 6, 1881 A son was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Willard Fox of Pulaski on BEAVER CREEK GERMAN REFORMED CHURCH ... Today in Williams County history (June
The 4th of July celebra- August 30. 12, 1881): The cornerstone of the Beaver Creek German Reformed Church was laid. The
tion here was tempered with brick Beaver Creek German Reformed church was built in 1881 on the north side of County
quietness. On account of the Miss Beatrice Parsons of Road M between County Roads 18 and 19, replacing a log house of worship on the site.
news that President Garfield Camden, MI. became the bride The church’s 70-foot bell tower housed a 40-inch, 1,200-pound bell, reportedly the largest
could not possibly live, W.A. of Richard Etoll on September church bell in Williams County at that time. Inside, behind the pulpit, was a wall painting
Reed, the speaker engaged 14. of St. Stephen’s Gates that appears three dimensional in vintage photographs. The Beaver
for the 4th telegraphed that Creek church was part of what was known as the “Bunker Hill charge,” and shared a minis-
he could not be here. The 60 YEARS AGO ter with German Reformed churches at Pulaski and Bunker Hill (on County Road J, west of
military parade and the sham SEPTEMBER 1956 U.S. 127). The Beaver Creek church closed in late 1926 or early 1927 due to declining mem-
battle were abandoned. bership, and some members of its congregation joined Presbyterian churches in West Unity
Miss Helen Potts of Defi- and Kunkle. The church was dismantled in the 1930s. The Williams County Historical Soci-
SEPTEMBER 28, 1881 ance became the bride of Fred- ety mounted the church cornerstone on a concrete pedestal at the former site of the church
erick Griesier on September 8. in 1958. This May 21, 2016 photograph is from the Kevin Maynard collection--Courtesy of
Thirty-two years ago last the Williams County, Ohio, Local History Exchange.
Wednesday, the first grave Dale Carlin has sold the
was dug in Floral Grove Stryker Hardware and Imple- 1919 MONTPELIER BOYS BASKETBALL
Cemetery. A.W. Hayes dug ment Store to Denver Rupp.
the first grave and attended 1919 MONTPELIER BOYS BASKETBALL ... Top Row: Younce, Pettit, Sanders, coach, Pownell, Miller.
the grounds ever since it has Keith Nofziger is a polio pa- Bottom Row: Robison, Stevens, captain, Story.
been used for burial pur- tient in Maumee Valley Hospi-
poses. A total of 412 persons tal in Toledo.
have been buried there.
MARCH 2, 1887 SEPTEMBER 1966

Mrs. Severence, aged Rhonda and Debbie Gen-
about 90 years, died in her tit of Philadelphia, returned
home in Millcreek Township home after vacationing with
Feb. 17. Mrs. Severence had Mr. and Mrs. Verle Gentit.
been a widow since 1884 and
had lived in Ohio and Michi- Sixty-seven members of
gan, in Hillsdale, Williams the United Brethren Sunday
and Fulton Counties, in School enjoyed a picnic Sun-
Springfield, Brady, Millcreek day at Springfield Park.
and Gorham Townships
without ever moving. (During Sue Heer, daughter of Mr.
the Ohio-Michigan boundary and Mrs. Ralph Heer, has en-
disputes.) rolled as a freshman in the
school of nursing at Lima Me-
STRYKER morial Hospital.
James Howard completed SEPTEMBER 1946
20 years of continuous service
as engineer for the Manufac- According to statistics,
turing Co. there are more deaths and
injuries to spectators in traf-
Fred Louys has purchased fic accidents going to and
of S.P. Louys the double house from football games than to
on Defiance Street known as the athletes on the gridiron.
the Rank property.
Charles Scheer moved his SEPTEMBER 1956
household goods to Wauseon,
where he will be employed in Miss Linda Keiss, daughter
a shop. of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Kiess
will be hostess for the Ba-
A daughter was born to Mr. ton and Talent Revue at the
and Mrs. G.D. Wiederkehr on Paulding County Fair.
September 19.
The Lucky 13, the Go-Get-
Born to Mr. and Mrs. ters and the Blakeslee Busy
Charles Haines on September Scissors 4-H clubs are among
14, a daughter. 24 clubs in the county to be
on the honor roll for their out-
A son was born to Mr. and standing achievement in 4-H
Mrs. E. Stuckey on September Club work this year.
Three families recent-
100 YEARS AGO ly moved into new homes.
SEPTEMBER 1916 Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kaiser
moved into a new home. Mr.
Mary Lucille, the 10-month and Mrs. Wayne Patee moved
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. into the Kaiser’s old home.
Wilfred Colon, died September Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Thomas
19. will move into the Patee’s old
Miss Golda Mae Sines be-
came the bride of Frank Young 50 YEARS AGO
on September 19. SEPTEMBER 1966

Mrs. Florence Johnston Twenty-two keenly inter-
returned to her home in An- ested students have enrolled
tioch, CA. following a visit with in Distributive Education,
her parents here. a new course offered in the
Edon-Northwest School.
SEPTEMBER 1926 Top Gun Award for out-
standing sales and service
Roger Babson predicts a was presented to Larry Hake
distinct recession in business at the annual convention of
and possible panic within two the Murphy Products Co.,
or three years. held last week at Lake Lawn
Lodge in Wisconsin.
Theodore Taylor had his
right arm broken while work- 30 YEARS AGO
ing in a factory in Ft. Wayne. SEPTEMBER 1986

80 YEARS AGO Edon cable TV subscrib-
SEPTEMBER 1936 ers will begin paying an ad-
ditional charge effective Oct.
William Miller Jr., 49, died 1. Four new channels were
at Cameron Hospital in Bryan, added by Triax Cablevision
following an accident when he for $2.05 per month.
was run over by a tractor.

Republican presidential
candidate Bob Dole returned


18 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

North Central Schools Bryan High School Students
Dedicates New High School Learn About Personal Finances

PHOTOS BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF Nathan Keel, business teacher at the Sept. 13.
high school, provided a report on the Sharon Jacobs, Bus Driver, 3.5
MAKING THINGS OFFICIAL ... North Central staff and students gathered for the $5,000 grant received from H&R Block.
official dedication of the new school building. hours per day, 6 years’ experience, ef-
The 12-week program focused fective Sept. 13.
PROCLAMATION ... State. Sen. Cliff Hite, Superintendent Ken Boyer, and Mayor Ed around learning to manage personal fi-
Kidston pose for a shot with Boyer holding a proclamation from the state Senate. nances. The students used a computer Joseph Robb, 3rd shift PK-5 Custodi-
program to log into a practice site that an, 8 hours per day, 0 years’ experience,
By: James Pruitt pressed gratitude for being able to open included a bank account. effective Sept. 1.
THE VILLAGE REPORTER the school as planned in September.
He said there were times when people Students learned to pay bills, balance One Year Limited Teaching Contract:
Pioneer residents came out in force doubted it could be done. bank statements, and handle many oth- Laura Springer, Grade 5 Interven-
Sunday to celebrate the dedication of er common financial transactions. The tion, 10 years’ experience, MA+20 level
the new North Central High School. He also thanked Hite and Kidston for top 22 students in the nation had an op- on the A-1 salary schedule
their efforts in keeping the project going portunity to win a $25,000 scholarship. Transfer Classified Personnel:
The event gives a communal start after it had stalled for a bit. Amanda Blank to 6-12 Campus Serv-
date to the school and helps bridge the COMMUNICATIONS er, 3.5 hours per day, effective Sept. 8.
generations, many which had attended Fee was proud the district was able Four County Career Center School Nancy Rusk to 2-5 Campus-PK-5
the old high school the new structure to build the new school without raising Board Report Dish Room, 3.5 hours per day, effective
replaced. Several dignitaries attended taxes, making itself the envy of other Mrs. Keeler reported: Sept. 8.
the event as well as school board mem- districts around the area. He acknowl- •Enrollment for the 2016-2017 Kathy Frank to 1 on 1 Educational
bers, staff members and the high school edged the sacrifice of the community’s school year currently stands at 939 with Aide, 7.0 hours per day, effective Sept.
Marching Band. senior citizens who lost a part of their 473 juniors and 466 seniors. 13.
memories with the demolition of the old •The lunch expos will be starting Dee Herman to 1 on 1 Educational
The 35-minute ceremony featured school. soon where the Four County students Aide, 8.0 hours per day, effective Sept.
comments from Superintendent Ken and staff visit local schools to speak to 13.
Boyer, Board President Jim Fee, Pio- For Kidston, it was a good feeling to eighth graders. A date will soon be set to Paula Memmer Crites to Educational
neer Mayor Ed Kidston and State Sen. see a school that had been talked about visit Bryan students. Aide, 4.25 hours per day, effective Sept.
Cliff Hite. Senior Class President Jes- for years finally come to fruition. •Spangler Candy Co. has hired a se- 13.
sica Cummins represented the student nior student through Four County’s job Kathleen Ottenweller to Preschool 1
body. Hite talked about coming up to Mont- placement program. The senior who is on 1 Aide, 4.75 hours per day, 4 days
pelier when he was doing color com- enrolled in the welding program at Four per week, effective Sept. 13.
Pastor Gene McBride gave the invo- mentary for WBNO’s boys basketball County is working in the maintenance Bridget Smith to Educational Aide,
cation and benediction. coverage. He said he has always loved department at Spangler. 2-5 Campus, 4 hours per day, effective
Montpelier and could not pass up an The board accepted the following do- Sept. 13.
“We are here for the love of the chil- opportunity to help celebrate the new nations. Change in Classified Personnel
dren of North Central,” McBride said. school. $360 worth of choral music from Dr. Hours:
Brad Pierson and the University of To- Shelley Duran, Educational Aide, to
The Marching Band, decked out in Boyer pointed out that two old doors ledo to the Bryan City Schools Choir 6 hours per day, effective Sept. 13.
their red, black and white uniforms per- from the old high school auditorium had program. Robyn Horg, Educational Aide, to
formed the National Anthem and the been revamped and placed on either $40 from Detray Chiropractic Center 7.75 hours per day, effective Sept. 13.
North Central Fight Song. side of the stage in the commons area in Defiance to Bryan City Schools. Extended Day Contract for the 2016-
linking the future and the past. 2003 Box Truck from Spangler Can- 2017 School Year:
The North Central Choir performed dy Company to the Bryan City Schools Hannah Renollet – 10 days
the school’s alma mater. James Pruitt may be reached at Music Program. Salary Schedule Placement: $4772.20 from the Class of 1964 for Colleen Goehler to MA+20 level on
Boyer, beaming with pride, ex- two flagpoles and flags along with Amer- salary schedule A-1
ican flags for the classrooms at the new Joyce Golz to MA+20 level on salary
6-12 building schedule A-1
$125 from Bob Rowan for cost of Kris Hall to MA+10 level on salary
Freedom Flag in the 6-12 building schedule A
$100 from American Legion Post 284 Brooke Inselmann to MA level on sal-
for classroom flags in the 6-12 building ary schedule A-1
Approval of Affiliation Agreement Mentor Teacher:
with BGSU for graduate students in Lisa Heslop – HS Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology: Nikki Malanga – Fountain City
Approval of Braden Hahn who has Jamie Morris – Fountain City
met all graduation requirements for Supplemental Contract:
Bryan City Schools and the State of Megan Lytle – Co-Academic League
Ohio at this time. Advisor
Reduction in Force of Classified Staff Lisa Heslop – Co-Academic League
for the 2016-2017 School Year: Advisor
Jennifer Andrews and Lydia Smith, Lisa Heslop – Jr High Quiz Bowl Ad-
educational aides. visor
Resignations: Substitutes:
Jennifer Balser, educational aide, ef- Teacher – Amy Azzarello, Jennifer
fective Aug. 18. Bergman, Joy Chase, Jon Ely, Amanda
Amy Brandt, lunchroom worker, ef- Kunz, Mary Segur, Vicki McBride,Vicki
fective Sept. 6. Rathbun, Emily Starnes, Alexandra
Becky Livengood, lunchroom worker, Will, Tim Bowers,
effective Aug. 18. Classified – Jennifer Andrews, Tere-
Marvin Matthews, bus maintenance, sa Gambler, Lydia Smith, Earl Snyder,
effective Dec. 31. Jackie Wilson, Ashley McCandless
Megan Lytle, academic league advi- Upcoming Meeting Dates:
sor Board of Education Regular Meeting
Hire Classified Personnel: – 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, Field House
Jackie Curl, Bus Driver, 1.5 hours Conference Room.
per day, 1-year experience, effective

Stryker Board Of Education Fiber Arts Fest & Train Event Coming To Sauder Village
Approves Improvement Bonds
Archbold, OH – If you are interested in fiber arts, ber 30 & Saturday, October 1), is a new event – “The
The Stryker Board of Education approved a res- model trains or antique tractors, the first weekend in Great Planting Northwest Ohio”. During this two-day
olution for $1,215,000 in school facilities improve- October is the time to be at Sauder Village. With a Fi- event at Sauder Village, Massey Collectors will gather
ment refunding bonds. ber Arts Fest, “All Aboard” Train Event and the Great with their antique tractors and farm implements to
Planting Northwest Ohio all taking place – there’s tru- help plow, disc and plant winter wheat on 100 acres
The board approved the following donations: ly something for everyone to enjoy September 30 thru of farmland around Sauder Village. Massey collectors
Kirk Eichler – 12 cases of water for the football October 2 at Sauder Village! and other antique tractor lovers from throughout the
team valued at $120. Midwest are expected to participate and watch this
Sue Miller – Bundy Flute to the band valued at Again this year artisans from throughout the re- amazing farming demonstration of days-gone-by.
$300. gion will be gathering at Founder’s Hall for the annual Nearly 100 antique tractors and farm implements are
Anonymous – $250 toward academic purposes Fiber Arts Fest on Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, Oc- expected to be used during this two-day event. There
Anonymous - $5,000 toward football athletic field tober 2. Guests will be able to watch spinning, weav- will also be antique tractors on display, a tractor give-
improvements ing, knitting, crocheting, tatting, and flax demonstra- away, and a Friday evening banquet (pre-registration
tions. There will be fiber exhibits, looms and spinning required). Collectors of Wallis, Massey Harris, Fergu-
Principal’s Report to Superintendent wheels on display, hands-on activities and dyeing son and Massey Ferguson tractors are all invited to
1. All K-3 Reading Improvement Plans (RIMPS) demonstrations. Select vendors will be selling hand- participate in “The Great Planting Northwest Ohio,”
have been identified. made items and fiber arts supplies. Fiber arts classes but pre-registration is required. Call Gary Sager to
2. Star (ELA/Math) progress monitoring – Fall pre- are also scheduled on Friday and Saturday to offer register at 309-238-8698.
test complete. guests an opportunity to learn new techniques, ex-
3. Teacher Evaluations – Student Growth mea- pand their creativity and connect with fellow fiber arts For one admission fee guests can enjoy the many
sures (SLOS) initiated. enthusiasts. Scheduled workshops include Beginning activities and events taking place in the Historic Vil-
4. Reading Diagnostics Grades K-3 complete. Spindle Spinning, Tapestry Weaving, Spinning for lage and take time to watch the antique tractors at
5. Sept. 29– Picture Retakes Lace and many others. A special exhibit of Coverlets & work as well! Admission is $16.00 for adults and
6. Sept.30- Band Tailgate 4 – 7 Home Textiles will also be a highlight of the 2016 Fiber $10.00 for students ages 6-16. Children 5 and under
7. Oct. 9 – 15th is Fire Prevention Week. Arts Fest. This exhibit will feature items from Melinda are always free with family and Sauder Village mem-
8. Oct. 13– 1:00 Character Building Assembly – Zongor’s personal collection of home textiles. Melinda bers receive free admission to the Historic Village for
Ted DiBiase Million Dollar Man presents is the Director/Curator of The National Museum of an entire year. Senior, Military and AAA discounts are
9. Oct. 20 – Elementary Quiz Bowl @Hilltop – 6:30 the American Coverlet in Bedford, Pennsylvannia. Ms. also available. And again this year, children 16 and
pm Zongor will also present a free lecture on Saturday at under are free every Sunday this season (even for the
10. Oct. 21– End of 1st 9 weeks. 2 p.m. For event information or workshop registration special events)! Note – while there will be no admis-
11. Oct. 24 – 28 Fall OGT make-up week. details visit sion fee charged to view the planting in the fields on
12. Oct. 24 – JH/HS Choir Concert 7 pm on the special-events/fiber-arts-fest Friday and Saturday, guests are encouraged to make
Stage. this a one or two day get-away to enjoy the old-time
13. Wish all the Fall sports teams good luck in the The annual “All Aboard” Train event will also take planting demonstrations and also take time to experi-
tournament. place on October 1 and 2 in the Historic Village. Again ence Ohio’s historic past at Ohio’s largest living-his-
A. The Board approved Tim Oberlin, Steve Pe- this year, the Swanton Area Railroad and Model Club tory village (fee charged for admission to the Historic
ters and Betty Ross as Classified/Certified Personnel and other train collectors will have a variety of model Village).
and Transportation Driver Substitutes for the 2016- trains and garden-scale train displays set-up in the
17 school year, contingent upon required BCI/FBI Museum Building. Guests of all ages will enjoy look- Historic Sauder Village is open Tuesday through
background check and all required documents. ing at these detailed displays, visiting with the train Friday from 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday from
B. The Board approved Holly Schultz as an educa- club members and watching the trains travel around 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and each Sunday afternoon
tional tutors for 2016-17 at the rate of $100 per day. the tracks. Throughout the weekend guests can also from noon-4:00 p.m. The Historic Village is closed
C. The Board approved the resignation of Kamie register for a chance to be a “guest conductor” on the on Mondays, except holidays. For more information
Beck, as administrative assistant effective Sept. 27. Erie Express train, enjoy a train-themed story and phone 1-800-590-9755, visit,
craft activity and play at the “Thomas the Train” play like Sauder Village on Facebook or follow us on Twit-
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 19

Metamora State Bank Celebrates Stryker Village Council OKs Public
“Viking” ATM Grand Opening Hearing For Possible Retail Store

PHOTOS BY BILL O’CONNOL, STAFF By: James Pruitt Council discussed the potential 2017
ATM GRAND OPENING ... On September 16, Metamora State Bank held a
grand opening for their newest ATM located on the Evergreen High School cam- The Stryker Village Council approved Crews from CCNO have done some
pus. Tailgating followed for the Evergreen football game that evening. three pieces of legislation at its meeting painting at the depot.
Sept. 12.
Council discussed blighted proper-
Council passed Ordinance 2016-05 ties and what impact the county’s Land
which repealed Ordinance 2015-8 which Bank will have on cleaning up those
set the salaries, benefits and certain du- sites. The county is waiting to hear back
ties for elected and appointed officials from the state on its application to be
and hourly employees. The legislation approved for grants up to $500,000.
was needed to set the salary for new Ad-
ministrator Alan Riegsdecker. There are two properties in Stryker
that are on the county’s list for the Land
His salary will be $1,816.80 bi-week- Bank, Mayor Beck said.
Council also talked about what to do
No other salaries were affected. with some unsightly yards with grass
The council approved Resolution and straw. There was talk about hav-
09-2016-4 which sets a public hearing ing the village solicitor send out letters
for 5 p.m. Oct. 10 to hear a proposal informing property owners they need to
to amend the Zoning Map. The request clean their yards.
comes from Joe Johnston of Gresham,
Smith and Partners, to build a retail Police Chief Schlosser cautioned
outlet across from the school track against having the solicitor send letters
south of downtown. without citing sections of village ordi-
It is believed the request is for a Dol- nances. He said he won’t ticket people
lar General store. who yards are in bad shape since there
The council also approved Resolution is nothing in the codified ordinance that
09-2016-5 to approve the state to come prohibits grass or straw over drains.
in and inspect the village’s bridges.
In other news: The solicitor said it would be helpful
Village revenues were 111,000 and if the ordinance was more specific.
expenses 102,000 since last meeting,
Fiscal Officer Beth Rediger reported. Council will discuss specifics in the

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Patten Insurance Agency Opens In West Unity BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Asher James Faulhaber

PHOTO PROVIDED Allen and Lucinda Faulhaber of Edon are hap-
py to announce the birth of their grandson, Asher
OPEN FOR BUSINESS ... The West Unity Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting for the Patten James.
Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of Farmers Insurance. Pictured from left to right (front): Glen Shaffer (family),
Landon Patten (son of Karrie), Marlene Morarity (family), and Larry E. Long (Chamber Board Member). Back: Asher, the son of Amber Faulhaber of Montpe-
Jane Schmucker (West Unity Chamber of Commerce President), Sam Silva (Farmers District Manager), Peg lier, was born May 24, 2016 at Community Hos-
Bernath (West Unity Mayor), Ryan Patten (Karrie’s husband), Brytton Patten - being held by father (Karrie’s pitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.
daughter), Allison Patten (Karrie’s daughter), Karrie Patten (owner) Russ Patten (family), Amy Patten (family),
Kathy Merillat (Chamber Member), Angel Higgins (Chamber Member) and Cheryl Boldman (Chamber Member). The young lad weighed in at 9 pounds, 8 ounc-
es and was 21 and 3/4 inches long.

Welcoming Asher home was big sister, Ava

Great-grandparents are Roy and Suz Held of
Edon and the late Elwood and Oleen Faulhaber.

Metamora Council Appoints John Pupos To Fill Vacant Seat

Metamora Council Fulton County Budget to each the VFW National hot dogs and drinks. ter pits so can old valve
met in regular session Commission alternate Home for Children and Mayor’s Report sleeves be removed.
Monday, September 12, Fiscal Officer’s report plan of apportionment the Berkey Congrega- Sauerlender suggested
•Council waived a of the Local Government tional Christian Church. •Three sections of asking NEWS to remove
2016 at 7:00 p.m. hearing on the transfer Fund on the basis of sidewalk on East Main sleeves from old system.
Council members of a liquor license from need and prior year’s ap- •Trick-or-Treating – Street may be heaving
present: Council presi- Heather Mulinix to Kurt portionment. will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. due to water shut-off •Maumee Valley Plan-
dent Karon Lane, John Peebles. Council waived Monday, Oct. 31 with the valves, Mayor Wysong ning inviting elected offi-
Hudik, Richard Sauer- the park shelter fee for •Amboy Township annual Village Halloween said. Fulton County Util- cials to a Rural Consul-
lender, Justin Kreischer Amber Moore-Espinoza, would like to know the Party at the Fire Station ities Director Ziad Mus- tation meeting at 1:30
and Suzie Stough who reserved one for a hourly fee for leaf pick on Mill Street from 6 to allam suggested pull- p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in
Other officials pres- benefit for Bob Moore up this fall. Charged $95 8 p.m. All area children ing concrete to see who the auditorium of NW
ent: Mayor Ken Wysong family. last year. It will remain and their parents are in- is responsible to repair. State Community Col-
and VFO Sue Clendenin •The hours at the Re- unchanged. vited to attend and enjoy New valves were placed lege in Archbold.
Guests: John Pupos, cycle Center will remain complimentary donuts, in newly installed me-
Kenna Elizardo and Am- unrestricted despite re- •Ordinance 937 – Re- INFORMATION PROVIDED
newing agreement be-
ber Moore-Espinoza ports some people are tween ODOT & Metamora
A vacancy on the leaving trash. To keep for 3-year Bridge Inspec-
Metamora Village Coun- snow out the overhead tion Program. Current
cil did not last long. door will be closed dur- agreement ends Dec.
The council appointed ing the winter months 31,. Justin Kreischer
John Pupos to fill the and opened in the motioned to suspend the
seat vacated by Andrew spring. Residents will be rules, renewing bridge Coming soon
Carr. Pupos had ex- able to enter through the inspection agreement to Bryan Hospital!
pressed interest in the side door during winter with ODOT for three
opening. Pupos’s term months. years. Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers
will expire Dec. 31, 2017. •Motion required
The council sched- waiving Budget Hearing •Fall Newsletter- re- Orthopaedics Clinic
uled a public information and accepting apportion- viewed draft made revi- at Bryan Hospital
meeting on the half-mill ment of Undivided Lo- sions and approved to
Park levy for 6:30 p.m., cal Government Fund, form. To be mailed out Dr. Satheesh Ramineni,
Oct. 17 at the village of- and accepting the sum first week of October.
fice. The issue will also of $20,690.43 for Undi- orthopaedic surgeon
be dealt with in the com- vided Local Government •Zoning Position –
munity newsletter. Fund and agreeing to with Steve Brown’s im- and assistant professor, UT College of Medicine
pending resignation, the
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 21

Fountain City Christian School Health Officials Discuss
Welcomes New Staff Members Marijuana Law, Smoke-Free

Parks With Wauseon Council

PHOTO PROVIDED By: James Pruitt Richardson explained the legislation for
THE VILLAGE REPORTER bridge inspection services with the Ohio
FRIENDLY FACES ... Fountain City Christian School is excited to welcome new Sharon Morr, director of corporate and Department of Transportation (Res.
staff for the 2016-2017 school year. From left to right are the following: Kelly Hop- community health promotion at the Ful- 2016-20). Several years ago county engi-
son, 3rd/4th grade teacher; Amanda Miller, PE teacher; Kim Warner, Jr/Sr High ton County Health Center, talked about neers inspected bridges for their counties
English and history; and Bryan Hopper, Jr/Sr High math. Missing from the photo the benefits of smoke-free parks. As of but for liability reasons they stopped do-
is Linda Lockhart, Reading Specialist. July 1, there were 1,266 municipalities ing it.
in the nation that have total smoke-free
Electric Rate Options Heard At park ordinances, Morr said.. For a period of time the city had to
Delta Village Council Meeting While many communities in Ohio contract with consulting engineers but
have bans in place, Delta and Archbold not enough people were complying with it
By: Bill O’Connell don’t have ordinances for smoke-free so ODOT convinced the state legislature
THE VILLAGE REPORTER parks, but they have put up signs. The to let them coordinate, so they now have
only thing is,if someone doesn’t comply, contracts with consultants throughout
An unusually large there is no recourse. However, it has the state to do the inspections.
number of Delta residents been conveyed to her that it hasn’t been
attended the Delta Vil- an issue for them. Obviously the reasons Richardson reported last month staff
lage Council meeting on are many to have a smoke-free park; not did the walk-through on the Linfoot
9/19/16 to participate in exposing other people to second-hand Street project and they are now complet-
a question and answer smoke and providing a role model for the ing the punch list and getting the road
session with Palmer En- kids that are there playing activities. finished up.
ergy of Toledo regarding Councilor Chamberlin asked if she
electrical power rate op- would also recommend that ban include Richardson reported the pool bids
tions that would be avail- vaping. Morr said she would recommend were opened Sept. 14. The city received
able with the government that it be extended because the more that one bid for the pool and one for the bath-
aggregation the Village is learned about it, it is not harmless. house.
voters passed during last Councilor Kost asked about the word-
November’s election. ing included in the ordinance. Morr rec- The pool bid was close to the engi-
Palmer Energy, an en- ommended that a source for information neer’s estimate but the bathhouse was
ergy consulting firm, sent is the website considerably higher than the estimate.
representative Amy Hoff- Beth Thomas, program director for
man to the meeting to Healthy Choices Caring Communities at The city is back to working with the
give a presentation then the Fulton County Health Department engineers to formulate some revisions
field questions from the talked about the Medical Marijuana law. and get it closer to the money that we will
audience as well as the The state has two years to become fully have.
Council. Ms. Hoffman ex- operationa, Thomas said. It will be divid-
plained that the service ed between the Board of Pharmacy, De- Fall Clean-up has been scheduled
her company offers is to partment of Commerce and Ohio Medical from Oct. 7-15.
“shop” around on behalf Board to finalize the details.
of the Delta customers to There will be a 12-member advisory Archbold Refuse Service will be pro-
get the best rates possible council that will advise the governing or- viding the boxes and disposal. Unaccept-
from other power suppli- PHOTO BY BILL O’CONNELL, STAFF ganizations how to go forward. able items are listed on the website.
ers. Thomas said the physician can make
DISCUSSING OPTIONS .. .Amy Hoffman of Palmer En- a recommendation to use marijuana but Jamie Giguere reported the Finance
Nine separate sup- ergy explains power rate options to Delta residents. it is not a prescription. There is a list of Department reports are in the process of
required conditions in order to receive a being transferred over to a new software
pliers have already been effect at the beginning of 2017. Overall, recommendation to use marijuana, she system. She anticipates that it will be
contacted and quotes of fixed and vari- the average savings per household is es- said. completely done soon.
able prices is expected soon. These pric- timated to be between 40 and 50 dol- Ohio does list chronic or severe pain
es will be offered to Delta residents on lars. as a condition, she said. “Not many states Director of Law Thomas McWatters
contracts that will be for 12, 24 or 36 do that.” reported he recently attended a seminar
months in length. In other Council business, a resolu- In Ohio, experts are predicting and one of the things covered was the
tion declaring it necessary to levy a tax 116,000 to 232,000 people to fall in the new Medical Marijuana law.
“We will compile all the results, put in excess of the 10-mil limitation to ac- 1-2 percent of required conditions.
together a very thorough presentation commodate the operational levy for the Chief Torbet added marijuana is a A webinar is being set up provided by
back to council, and we’ll explain our Delta Police Department passed on its “Schedule 1” drug. According to the fed- the Ohio Municipal League. The city is
recommendation,” said Ms. Hoffman. third reading. A Village ordinance au- eral government it has no medicinal pur- trying to put together an event for other
“What that will show them exactly is thorizing Administrator Brad Peebles to poses. entities in the area to view it. This will
what each offer was from every supplier. enter an agreement with OH Exchange “You cannot prescribe it through a provide information on ways for munici-
We will show what the energy costs are, Facilities Networks for a broadband regular pharmacy” Torbet said. palities to handle the new law.
what the tax costs are and what makes communications tower to be placed on Since it is illegal under federal law
the most sense.” Village property was also passed on its pharmacies cannot legally dispense it, FIRST READING OF LEGISLATION OR
Village Administrator Brad Peebles third reading. The tower location would Thomas said. It will be achieved through EMERGENCY
related the Village’s experience buying be in the Wood Street parking lot next to dispensaries, she said.
power in a similar fashion. “I will tell you Memorial Hall. Marijuana will not be allowed to be Mayor Huner read out loud by title the
that the Village of Delta has been buying A resolution authorizing Mr. Peebles smoked but it can be vaped. Employers following legislation presented for first
power on the open market the last sev- to enter an agreement with the Ohio will still be able to enforce their drug free reading or emergency.
eral years,” he stated. “I can tell you that Department of Transportation for the workplace policies.
last year in our efforts to save money we inspection of bridges under the control They will still be able to fire a person Amend the Budget
went out to bid and received proposals of Delta for the calendar years of 2017, for use of medical marijuana and those Resolution 2016-18 – Amend Ordi-
from four different companies and this 2018 and 2019 was passed with a sec- individuals will not be eligible for unem- nance 2015-16 Annual Appropriation
year we saved in excess of $15,000 ver- ond reading. ployment benefits even though it was Ordinance by Authorizing the Director of
sus what we would typically would have Another resolution accepting the physician recommended. Finance to Increase or Decrease Certain
bought from First Energy Solutions.” amounts and rates as determined by the Thomas said Archbold and Swanton Line Account Appropriations within the
Some residents already have con- budget commission and authorizing the have already passed moratoriums. “You Various Funds Listed within the Year of
tracts with suppliers and would not be necessary tax levies and certifying them have the ability to restrict or ban dispen- 2016
eligible to participate in this program. to the county auditor was passed with saries in your community,” Thomas said.
All other users will be given the option an emergency second reading. She also added in Colorado which has Necessary Tax Levies
to stay with their current provider, First The next Delta Village Council Meet- recreational and medicinal marijuana, Resolution 2016-19 – Accepting the
Energy Solutions, or opt out of the pro- ing is scheduled for 10/3/16 at 7:00 PM actually 68 percent of the municipalities Amounts and Rates as Determined by the
gram’s recommendation. Residents will in Memorial Hall. have chosen to ban it. Budget Commission and Authorizing the
receive a letter explaining their choices Healthy Choice Caring Communities’ Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying them
and the program is scheduled to go into Bill O’Connell may be reached at concern includes the increased ability for to the County Auditor youth to obtain marijuana in the com- Councilor Kost moved and seconded
munity. Other states that have legalized by Councilor Scott Stiriz to pass Resolu-
West Unity Resident Interns At medical marijuana use have seen an in- tion 2016-19
Farmers & Merchants State Bank crease in adult as well youth use. Vote: 6 yeas – 0 Nays Resolution 2016-
Other concerns are: will employers 19 Passes and is Now in Affect
ASHLAND, OH -- West Unity resident to-day operations, including what goes on find employees that pass the drug test
Justin Ashenfelter, who is a sophomore within a bank facility. I also learned more and traffic safety. Bridge Inspection Services
finance major at Ashland University, com- about how different departments worked Council President Stiriz asked if you Resolution 2016-20 – Authorizing the
pleted a summer internship with Farmers and how they communicate and perform don’t get a prescription for it, what hap- Mayor to Enter into a Contract for Bridge
& Merchant State Bank in Archbold, Ohio. their jobs. I also learned about business pens if you get stopped. Chief Torbet re- Inspection Services with the Ohio Depart-
communication and being more profes- plied the state will have to come up with ment of Transportation; and Declaring an
Ashenfelter is the son of Lisa and Glenn sional,” he said. an identification card or some sort stat- Emergency
Ashenfelter. He is a 2015 graduate of Hill- ing people are allowed to have it and at SECOND READING OF LEGISLATION
top High School. Ashenfelter completed projects like what quantity and what strength. Mayor Huner read out loud by title the
working with different departments in the Director of Public Service Dennis following legislation presented for second
“I worked for Farmers & Merchants as bank such as accounting and IT. He also Richardson introduced Nel Rodriguez, reading:
a float teller,” said Ashenfelter. “My daily reports that being a float teller was a proj- the new recreation superintendent.
duties involved me identifying customers ect in itself because he learned a lot more Rodriguez gave a brief summary of his Adopting a Classification Plan
properly with either social security num- about banking and how to properly per- background and said he is looking for- Resolution 2016-15 – Adopting a Clas-
ber or driver’s license, taking in and dis- form his particular job. ward to working for the city. sification Plan
tributing money to customers, handling
a good relationship with customers, com- “The internship experience will help me Department Reports Adopting a Compensation Plan
municating effectively with coworkers, and by figuring out what I want to be after col- Fire Chief Rick Sluder said he is still Resolution 2016-16 – Adopting a
handling problems with customers such lege, and help me focus on what classes I working with the townships on the Fire Compensation Plan
as account problems or debit card issues.” need to better prepare me for my future,” Protection contracts. He is also getting Resolution 2016-17 – Accepting the
he added. ready for the Chili Cook-off. Recommendations of the Revolving Loan
“I learned more about banking and day- The Police Department will host a ses- Fund Committee; Authorizing the mayor
sion called “Use of Force, You Make the to enter into an agreement with Shannon
Call.” Backyard Barbeque and Grill, LLC and
Police Chief Keith Torbet said the ses- its principals
sion will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. Ordinance 2016-10 – Amending Chap-
3. The department will present different ter 148, Wage and Compensation Plan,
scenarios for people to make a decision of the Codified Ordinances of the City of
on making the right call. This is a way Wauseon
for people to know what officers deal with
every day. Sidewalk Projects for 2017
Code Administrator Tom Hall said Councilor Chamberlin asked Tom Hall
work has begun on the sidewalk project for some numbers for the cost of a side-
this week. There is one new house under walk to the Leggett Street School for con-
construction at Arrowhead Subdivision. sideration in next year’s budget.
Also a new Habitat for Humanity house Huner asked if he had talked with
is planned to be built on Shoop Avenue. anyone at the hospital or school about
Director of Public Service Dennis their plans.
Council President Stiriz stated it was
conveyed to him that it was going to be
brought up at the next Hospital Board
Wauseon Recreation Association

Councilor Chamberlin asked McWat-
ters about whether the city has any leg-
islative oversight pertaining to the WRA.
McWatters replied the city was not able to
find any legislation and there is no direct
oversight that he is aware of.

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When I drive, I will to give the ball away. if there are things that The Boston Globe carries a daily col- Every successful business develops a
listen to all kinds of How many times will we’re holding onto, that umn designed to answer readers’ ques- marketing strategy that includes both a
things on the radio in- an athlete go against we need to give away. tions. After years of printing this column, slogan and a symbol. “What’s in your wal-
cluding Christian mu- the coaches call, believ- Are we holding onto an they listed the top ten unanswerable let?” makes you think of Capital One. “It
sic, Dave Ramsey, ser- ing that their choice will emotion like anger or questions. Here’s one: “I am nine years melts in your mouth, not in your hands” is
mon podcasts, and talk produce better results? seeking revenge? In- of age and have a cat that eats regularly the slogan for M&M’s. The Golden Arches
radio. Recently I lis- How many times will an stead of being forgiving and needs to go on a diet. He also eats gets your mouth watering for a Big Mac at
tened to a Sport’s Talk athlete try to make a play or seeking forgiveness mice when he is out. How many calories McDonald’s.
program, featuring a on their own, instead of and giving it up to God, in a mouse?”
college coach being in- making the assist and are we hanging on to an- Jesus gave us a slogan and a symbol
terviewed on his weekly giving the opportunity ger? How about some- Some questions are just unanswer- for following him, too. It’s what distin-
radio show. I was very to another player? In thing physical like mon- able. Others are challenging. guishes most clearly between being a fan
intrigued and impressed basketball we call them ey or another material and being a follower. Let’s examine the
by this coach’s maturity, “ball hogs!” They would object? Instead of hold- Last year around this time, those in the slogan this column and look at the sym-
speech, and wisdom. It rather shoot the ball ing onto it, we should church I attend were asking this question: bol next week.
is obvious to me why his instead of passing to a give it away! “If you knew you only had one month to
team is very successful. teammate. Sometimes live, how would you live today?” It was a Jesus had different slogans for each
One particular caller it’s intentional and I’m learning in life great question because it helped us focus of the three kinds of groups that gathered
asked this coach about sometimes it’s just that that I need to trust God on doing the things that are really impor- around with him.
his quarterback and his player trying to do more more. I’m learning that tant.
failure to pitch the ball than what is expected my ways, although it For the curious who had heard about
to the running back. It of them. It’s amazing seems good, will never This year we are asking another chal- him and his miracles and his teaching,
appeared that the quar- that in spite of know- make a gain like His lenging question: “Am I a fan of Jesus or a Jesus’ slogan was “Come and see.” No
terback made the wrong ing what is right, we still ways will. (Isaiah 55:8) follower of Jesus?” pressure, no expectations, no require-
choice by keeping the sometimes choose to do I’m learning in life that ments. Just come and check him out. See
ball and trying to run on things our way. when I give things away, There is a difference, you know. Think if he really was who he claimed to be.
his own. Had he pitched there is a better return about it in the arena of sports. A fan is
the ball to the running What we see in com- of investment. When I an enthusiastic admirer. He knows every- Those curious who were satisfied that
back, the offense would petition is a reflection learn to delegate, when I thing about his favorite team. He cheers Jesus was who he said he was became
have easily gained an- of society and culture. learn to encourage, and them on. He talks about them with oth- the convinced.
other 30+ yards. The How many times in life when I learn to give gen- ers. Sometimes he travels long distances
coach immediately re- have we chosen to do erously – there is always to attend a game in person. While there, To them, Jesus’ message was “Come
called that particular things our way instead a gain. Like the quar- he may do things that some consider cra- and follow.”
play, thanked the caller, of what we are told to terback, it’s hard to give zy – like writing something in paint on his
and shared that it was a do? When in life have something up when you chest and taking off his shirt in sub-zero But a time always came for the con-
learning moment for his we chosen to hold onto believe you can do some- weather. vinced followers to invited to be become
quarterback. He agreed the glory, instead of giv- thing to help your team. the committed. The slogan for the commit-
that the right thing to do ing it away? But sometimes the best But despite all that, he’s still a fan. He ted is spelled out in this key verse: “Then
would have been for the way to help your team, sits in the stands, but he’s not on the field he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be
quarterback to give that “They share freely is trust the coach and playing alongside teammates. He hasn’t my disciple must deny themselves and
ball to his running back. and give generously to give it away. committed himself to hours and hours take up their cross daily and follow me’”
those in need. Their of practice, to endless exercise in sea- (Luke 9.23).
Two things stood out good deeds will be re- For more reading, son and out of season. He doesn’t watch
in the coach’s evalua- membered forever. They check out Romans 12:7- what he eats or make whatever sacrifices In these words of Jesus we discover
tion; the players choice will have influence and 9; Psalm 112; & Ephe- are necessary to become the best athlete the slogan of a follower. It’s one fans run
to do things his own honor.” (Psalm 112:9) sians 4:32 he can be. from, but true followers embrace it, hard
way and the inability though it is. The slogan is: “Come and
Maybe we should ex- Pioneer Church The fan of Jesus takes the comfortable Die.”
amine our life and ask Of The Nazarene path. The follower does whatever Jesus
Celebrates 75th asks him to do no matter the cost or the Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who lived as a
sacrifice required. Christ-follower in Germany under the
Anniversary oppressive hand of Adolf Hitler, wrote
If you could choose between a Tempur- “When Christ calls a man, he bids him
The Pioneer Church Pedic mattress and a box-spring, which come and die.”
of the Nazarene will cel- would you choose?
ebrate its 75th anniver- If you don’t know the message behind
sary with an open house What about having to choose between a slogan, you’ll get confused.
on Saturday, October 1 your favorite pair of tennis shoes and
from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 some wooden clogs? “What’s in your wallet?” I’m about to
p.m. A free lunch will be get robbed!
provided for your family. If you could choose between a week-
Come and tour the facili- end at the beach or a weekend camping It keeps going & going & going.” If
ties and get a free gift! in the desert at the hottest time of the you didn’t know that slogan was talking
year, what would you choose? about a battery, you might think it was
A special 75th An- about a laxative!
niversary Celebration Ever heard of the show Dirty Jobs?
Service will be held on It’s a show in which Mike Rowe travels If you don’t know the meaning behind
Sunday, October 9th at around the country to check out some the slogan “Come & Die” you’ll get con-
10:00 a.m. with guest of the filthiest, most uncomfortable jobs fused. “You mean I have to die to follow
speaker Rev. Ken Per- imaginable. We watch, laughing or winc- Jesus?” But that’s not what Jesus said
due. A buffer lunch will ing, as we sit on our cushioned couches that we had to die – though we must be
follow. with a snack and drink all the while willing to die for him if it comes to that.
grateful we don’t have to work that job.
The Pioneer Church Kyle Idleman describes what
Of The Nazarene is locat- We are by nature comfort seekers. But it means to come and die. “Death. That
ed on the corner of State there is a danger in loving comfort too is really what it means to follow Jesus.
Route 15 and County much, and I don’t mean just putting on a We choose to die to ourselves and live for
Road S in Pioneer. The few extra pounds. The danger is that our him.”
public is welcomed to craving for comfort can easily slip into our
join celebrate these spe- faith. We die to self – our plans, our dreams,
cial occasions. our desires, getting our own way. A dead
We can make salvation comfortable man has no will of his own. He has no
and easy. We can make the Christian life plans or hopes or desires. He doesn’t care
comfortable and easy. We can set a moral what anyone thinks of him. He has no
standard that is comfortable and allows interest in possessions or accumulating
us to do what we want without guilt. wealth.

We’ve even made the cross comfort- And that’s what Jesus is inviting us to.
able. To die to ourselves and live for him.

In light of this, how would you answer
the question, Are you a fan or a follower?


Robert C. Chrismer
Registered Representative



Securities Broker/Dealer Member FINRA/SIPC

111 Chase St., PO Box 3600
Stryker, Ohio

Fax: 419-682-4213
Home: 419-682-1231

River of Life
Worship Center

Pastor Homer Miller

14226 US Hwy 20-A • Montpelier • 419-485-5029

Sunday: Praise & Worship - 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday Evening - 7:00 p.m.

Hallett, Hallett
& Nagel

Attorneys At Law


132 S. Fulton Street
Wauseon, OH

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Three Arts Club Back In Action After Summer Break

PHOTO PROVIDED After a summer break the Three President Mel Burrowes then called
Arts Club met on September 19 at the meeting to order. Eighteen mem-
NEW MEMBERS ... The Three Arts Club welcomed three new members at their Sep- Bobbie Clark’s to start a new year. bers answered the roll call “What
tember meeting. From left: Mel Mercer, Melinda Horton, and Connie Brandeberry. Three new members joined the club: fun things did you do this summer.”
Mel Mercer, Melinda Horton, and Con- Thank yous were read from Lauren
nie Brandeberry. Garrett and Haleigh Westfall for re-
ceiving the Three Arts Club Schol-
Guest speakers were Colleen Bell arship in the amount of $500 each.
and Sydni Rivera, seniors at Hilltop Also, a thank you was read from Hill-
High School. Last June as Juniors top High School for donating towards
they attended Buckeye Girl’s State the Academic Banquet held last May.
held at Mt. Union University. They
were delegates sponsored by the club It was decided to start our own
and the West Unity American Auxil- facebook page. Fundraiser ideas were
iary. They spoke of the great experi- discussed. It was voted to have an
ences they had. Colleen was appoint- election-day supper on November 8.
ed city engineer and Sydni was elected More details would be available at the
as county coroner. They learned a lot next meeting.
about government and met girls from
all over the state of which some have The meeting was then adjourned
become lifelong friends. They recom- and delicious refreshments were
mend that all Junior girls apply to be served by co-hostesses Cathie Batt
a delegate. and Gayle Hilkert.





Help Wanted Help WantedF U L T O N Help Wanted
Williams, Henry, Lucas and Wood Co.
wiAlDl VbEeRTcISoEnM-ENT (PREPAID ONLY) IS DUE THE FRIDAY BEFORE PUBLICATION AT 5PM. We are hiring for General Labor, Assembly, Machine Opera-
HELP WANTED - The tors, CNC Operators, Forklift, Sanitation, Production Workers,
ducting a Police Officer entrance exam on Oct 15. Can- QA, Maintenance, Shipping, Call Center and Receptionist.
didates should review our website or inquire within. Ap-
plications must be submitted by Oct 12. Certified Officers We offer a 30 day attendance bonus of $100 (No missed
only. 419-485-3$1281FwOwRw1.m-2on0tpWelOierRoDhS.n,e$t/1p0olFicOe R 20-40 WORDS; +$2 FOR EACH 20-WORD BLOCK days and on time every day). We also offer referral bonuses of
$25 for every person you refer once they have worked 40 hours.
HELP WANTED - Americare Home Health is looking for General Production - All shifts
a Full Time Office Associate. Interested applicants may Please call 567-444-4004 to schedule your appointment or
fill out an application at our Bryan office at 102 W. Bryan Seeking to fill multiple full-time production positions on email a resume to
Street or send your resume to ALL SHIFTS and multiple part-time positions on all shifts.
EOE. Qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent, Career Staffing, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
excellent attendance record, your own reliable transpor-
tation, and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
NEW STARTING WAGES of $10.50 with an extra $0.25 shift
premium for 3rd and $0.50 for 2nd shift.

Please apply at 201 Ohio St. in Pioneer, or download an
application from our website

and return it to the address above.

Machine Operators and
General Laborers Wanted

No experience necessary. We are a plastic injection molder pro-

ducing a variety of large plastic products. We have four crews

covering 2 Shifts (6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.). Work 15 MOLD SETTER

days out of 30 days a month with a 3 day weekend every other CK Technologies, LLC, a leading plastic injection molder
and painter within the Commercial Truck and Bus Industry is
week. Starting wage is $11.50/hour entry or $12.50/hour skilled seeking a Mold Setter to join our team in Montpelier, Ohio.

based on experience. Shift premiums of $1.00/hr if applicable. Responsibilities include:
• Perform mold changeovers on large tonnage injection machines
All applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment • Understand and assist with basic machine and tooling

20/20Drug screen. Send resume to preventative maintenance
Custom Molded • Participate in internal problem solving and continuous

Fax to: 419-485-5929 improvement activities
• Assist with material handling and basic processing activities
or apply at:
14620 Selwyn Dr., • Minimum of one year experience in injection molding

Plastics, LTD Holiday City, OH 43543 mold changing.
• Crane & Rigging experience required.
HELP WANTED - Looking to make a few extra dollars? Have
reliable transportation? Available every Wednesday morn- Apply online at You may also apply in
ing - afternoon? Join our newspaper processing team. Ap- our lobby (1701 Magda Drive, Montpelier).
proximately 4-6 hours per week inserting flyers, processing
labels and delivering newspapers to local Williams & Fulton CK Technologies Celebrates Diversity
County stores. Send resumes to publisher@thevillagere- EOE or fill out application at 115 Broad Street, Mont-
pelier, Ohio 43543 during normal business hours.

HELP WANTED - (Evening & Weekend Photographers) – Enjoy photography? Come REFRIGERATION/UTILITIES TECHNICIAN
join the team! We are expanding our evening and weekend photography team which
covers such events as high school sports, pageants, musicals, festivals, etc. throughout Join our team at SPANGLER CANDY COMPANY as a
Williams and Fulton Counties. Try your hand at one of the most enjoyable lines of work 1st shift Refrigeration/Utilities Technician.
available. Room for quick advancement – pay increases based off performance. Send
resumes to or fill out application at 115 Broad Street, Plans and performs required work, insulation work and repairs to industrial
Montpelier, Ohio 43543 during normal business hours. air conditioning systems, HVAC controls and other associated A/C and
refrigeration related equipment.

EPA Universal (Type I, II and III) Refrigeration certificate required.
Additional desired certifications: Pipefitter’s certification (Ohio Braising
Certification-Pipe) or a Steam System Certification (Ohio High Pressure

Boiler Operator License).

Requires a high degree of technical knowledge and experience with A/C
chiller, light commercial HVAC systems.

Proficient in equipment troubleshooting skills.
Temperature controls experience a plus.

Competitive wage and benefit package includes:
Health, dental, vision, accident and life coverage,
paid vacations and holidays, pension program, 401k, company provided
YMCA membership and tuition reimbursement.

Qualified individuals should apply to:

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Be One of “The Pops People!” Our company is a stable, but growing
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QUALIFICATIONS: Reliable, effective communication skills,
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HELP WANTED - Drivers: Home DAILY or Weekly! Avg Antiques Location: 13651 Co Rd 26, Fayette, Ohio. Located on Co. Rd 26 1.5
$175-$200/day. CDL-A, 6mos OTR. mi north of Harrison Lake or ½ mile south of US 20.
Description: 80 acre farm located in Section 25, Gorham Twp, Ful-
ton County, Ohio. Gorham-Fayette School District. To be offered in two
parcels as follows:

MAINTENANCE HELP WANTED - Miracles ANTIQUES - Fort Defiance Antiques - 402 Clinton Parcel 1: Small farmstead on approx. 1.8 acres with 2 story brick
TECHNICIAN Child Care has part time St., downtown Defiance. 419-782-6003. Mon.-Sat., home and large barn, two sheds, plenty of yard and garden space- even
teaching positions avail- 10-5. apple trees and a chicken coop. Home has a downstairs den / bedroom,
Full time position open for able. Send resume to: Full bath w/ laundry, kitchen & pantry, dining and living rooms. Upstairs
Maintenance Technician with Miracles Child Care, 1209 “We buy estates, one piece or whole collections!” are 3-4 bedrooms. Lots of character inside with original woodwork, but
at least one year of CNC repair E. High St., Bryan, OH it needs some updating and fixing up. Newer hot water heat boiler, new
experience preferred. Knowl- 43506 or email miracles@ For Sale septic system installed and large 2-car garage.
edge of plumbing, electrical, or stop by
and fabrication preferred. Good Miracles to pick up an ap- FOR SALE - Everything Must Go - See our Orange Parcel 2: Approx 78.2 acres farmland with approx 63.4 tillable acres
communication skills and basic plication. and Black Yard Sale signs and our Orange and Black and 12.6 in woodland. Soil type is primarily Blount Loam.
computer skills needed. HELP WANTED - Seeking Sale Tags at Rupp Furniture Co. Bryan Location. 419-
qualified substitute teach- 636-1121. Note: Many possibilities- expand your farming operation or start your
EEO Employer. ers/aides for Bryan Parks WANTED - Looking for old yearbooks. Please call 419-630- hobby farm with a big barn and a garden. Come visit us at the open
Please send your resume to: and Rec Preschool. Please 4305. house Thursday, Sept 29 & Oct 6 from 4pm to 6pm. Call or email for a
Dalton Corporation Stryker call 419-636-3272 for more detailed buyers guide.
information. For Rent
Machining Facility, RE Terms: 10% down sale day with balance due on or before 45
HR Department, FOR RENT - Nearly new 2 br. duplex in West Unity. $525 per days at closing. Possession at closing, crops reserved. Sold subject to
PO Box 2600, Stryker, OH 43557 month, security deposit required. 419-630-5193. immediate seller confirmation.

No phone calls. Legals Watch for personal property list!

HELP WANTED - Do you possess strong writing skills and STRYKER VILLAGE - ORDINANCE 2016-04 Seller: Estate of Mabel Jacoby
enjoy photography? “The Village Reporter” is expanding its AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT Fulton County Probate 20161106
coverage team throughout Williams and Fulton Counties in FOR BIDS FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE OWNED
Northwest Ohio. Prior journalism experience not required. BY THE VILLAGE OF STRYKER PURSUANT TO OHIO Robert G. Frey, Auctioneer - Broker
Join our community based newspaper. Part time with pos- REVISED CODED SECTION 721.03 AND DECLARING Archbold, OH 43502
sible future full time position openings. Send resumes to or fill out application at THE SAME TO BE AN EMERGENCY. 419-445-3739 •
115 Broad Street, Montpelier, Ohio 43543 during normal Mayor: Joey Beck
business hours. Att: Beth Rediger, Fiscal Officer Public Auction
Passed: July 11, 2016
Press Operator Needed All Shifts All Village Ordinances may be viewed in full text at Saturday October 8, 2016 – 9:30am
the Village Hall, 200 N. Defiance St., Stryker, Ohio
Applicants must have ability to lift 75 lbs consistently, 43557. Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Real estate offered first!
basic tool knowledge, and ability to read, write and follow
instructions. Willing to work overtime and weekends is nec- STRYKER VILLAGE - ORDINANCE 2016-05 Location: 9956 Co Rd 17, Wauseon, Ohio. 3 miles north of US
essary. We offer medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insur- AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE # 2015-08 20a on Road 17.
ance, 401K, vacation, perfect attendance bonus and safety
awards. SETTING THE SALARIES AND FRINGE BENEFITS Real Estate: Here’s your opportunity to live in the country with plenty
AND DEFINING CERTAIN DUTIES OF ELECTED, of space for farm or hobbies. Approx. 2.79 acre homestead located
Starting Wage $10.00 per hour and with shift premium for APPOINTED AND HOURLY EMPLOYEES OF THE northeast of Tedrow, rural Wauseon, Ohio. Home is a two story, 3 bed-
second and third shift. room with Kitchen, Dining and Living rooms, Rustic den and 2 full baths
VILLAGE OF STRYKER, OHIO. downstairs. There is a mudroom and 1 car attached garage. Outbuild-
All applicants Must be at least 18 years of age or older. Mayor: Joey Beck ings include 40x104 pole barn with office, 20x22 detach garage and
Att: Beth Rediger, Fiscal Officer classic old barn. There is 3 phase power on site and a 5” well. Call to
Maintenance Technician: Passed: September 12, 2016 arrange viewing. RE Terms: 10% down sale day with balance due at
Strong Electrical All Village Ordinances may be viewed in full text at closing on or before 45 days. Sold subject to sellers confirmation.
the Village Hall, 200 N. Defiance St., Stryker, Ohio
Must be safety-oriented with experience in hydraulics, 43557. Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Antiques, Primitives & Vintage: Large Assortment of Indian
mechanical and strong electrical. Experience in structural artifacts, arrowheads, stones found in Tedrow area. Refinished cup-
foam is helpful and must be willing to work overtime. Must LEGALS - On September 20, 2016, the Council of the board; Garlike Ice Box; 50# Coffee box; 5 leg drop leaf table & 3 leaves;
be a problem solver and a good decision maker with good Village of Pioneer, Ohio passed the following legislation: 4 cane bottom chairs; oak curved glass secretary; glass door cabinet;
communication skills. wood medicine cabinet; uph. settee; rockers, parlor table; Antique Furni-
Ordinance No. 10-2016: AN ORDINANCE AMEND- ture & Treadle Sewing Machines to refinish; Antique Cabinets; Cabinet
Starting pay range based on experience $15 to $23 per hour. ING APPROPRIATIONS FOR 2016 AND DECLARING AN w/ Pitcher Pump; Library Table; Jenny Lind Headboard & Crib; Mirrors,
All applicants must have: EMERGENCY. This Ordinance modifies appropriations Frames, Small Wood Desk & Chair; Butter Churn; handmade potato
within the General, Street Maintenance, Motor Vehicle slicer; 50’s blonde dressers; wall lanterns, hanging lamp; white bas-
• The ability to multi-task. License Tax and Capital Project Funds during the fiscal sinet, Teeter bed; Ohio Art pictures; advert thermometers, Rolls Razor,
• Good organizational skills year 2016 and declares an emergency. All provisions of Regulator wall clock, folding wood rulers, canes, derby hat; buttons;
• Be able to demonstrate initiative to identify, this Ordinance go into full force and effect immediately. paper weights; toy racer car; F-P toys, toy pistols / holster; Primitive
Tools, scythes, axe, ox yoke, planers, corn planter, etc; graniteware,
recommend and implement continuous improvements. Resolution No. 02-2016: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZ- apple peeler, lunch pails. Milk glass, cruet, tea leaf, S&P shakers, Pyrex
ING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR AND FISCAL OF- bowls, Candlewick crystal; glass paperweights, VW Bug items & more.
We offer, medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D FICER TO EXECUTE A FIRE PROTECTION CONTRACT Household: 2012 Whirlpool HE washer; ‘08 GE dryer; 21cf refrig-
insurance,401K , vacation, perfect attendance bonus and WITH MADISON TOWNSHIP AND DECLARING AN erator; 15cf chest freezer; twin bed, 9 ft. plate wall shelf; card table &
safety awards. EMERGENCY. This Resolution authorizes the Village Ad- chairs, Rag Rugs, small appliances, pots, pans & utensils; costume jew-
ministrator and Fiscal Officer to enter into a fire protec- elry; Upholstery fabric, tablecloths, bedding, needlework; canning jars.
Please Apply in Person: Between 9 am – 3:30 pm tion contract between the Village of Pioneer and Madison
405 N. Pleasantview Dr. • Liberty Center, OH 43532 Township, Ohio for the years 2017, 2018, and 2019 and Farm & Shop: 1987 Chevy CD10 Pickup, V8 Auto, A/C, 100k mi,
declares an emergency. All provisions of this Resolution Red- nice. Hercules 1.5hp Hit & Miss Engine w/ Jack Pump on cart; Ear-
or email resume to: go into full force and effect immediately. ly 1900s JD & Other tractor catalogs & manuals; Simplicity Broadmoor
16hp Hydrostat 44” Mower; Lawn Sweeper, Mower Wagon; 1000g Die-
Maintenance Positions Resolution No. 03-2016: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZ- sel Tank; 1000g LPG Tank; WB Corn Planter, Lawn Roller; Stihl 031AV
ING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO DESIGNATE Chainsaw; Elec. Hedge Trimmers; Lawn & Garden Tools; Cookmaster
Spangler Candy Company is currently seeking Process Mechanics to fill THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE AND AN AUTHO- Smoker / Grill; Vintage: Barn Door & Misc. Siding, Old French Doors;
full time positions. RIZED ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE TO SERVE AS Old Wood Wheels; Old Furniture Hardware; Old Ohio License Plates;
THE VILLAGE OF PIONEER, OHIO’S REPRESENTATIVE Old Brass Grease Gun & Tire Pump; Murry Tot Rod Pedal Car; Old Gas
Responsibilities include: Troubleshoots process and related machinery ON VARIOUS COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF TRUST- Reel Mower. Vintage Craftsman Drill Press; Dewalt 8” RA Saw; Crafts-
breakdowns on the production floor and throughout the plant to determine EES OF AMERICAN MUNICIPAL POWER, INC. AND DE- man Contour Belt Sander; 125k Kero Torpedo Heater; Handtools, Cres-
repair requirements. Performs daily preventative maintenance. Disas- CLARING AN EMERGENCY. This Resolution authorizes cent & End Wrenches; Sm. Air Comp.; Assorted Walnut & Oak; Toolcarts
sembles equipment, makes repairs by replacing or fabricating needed the Village Administrator to designate the authorized rep- & Workbenches; Misc. Hardware & more!
parts for reassembly. Services all types of packaging and equipment re- resentatives to serve as the Village of Pioneer’s represen- Terms: Pay in full sale day by cash or check with ID. Items sold as-is,
lated to process machinery. Machines parts, solders, brazes and welds; tatives on the various committees and board of American where-is.
installs piping, tubing and sheet metal, fabricating as needed. Municipal Power, Inc. and declares an emergency. All
provisions of this Resolution go into full force and effect Sellers: Harlen & Joan Lawrence
Qualified candidates must possess industrial maintenance experience in immediately.
a production process atmosphere. Robert G. Frey, Auctioneer - Broker
The complete text of the above legislation can be ob- Archbold, OH 43502
Competitive wage and benefit package includes: Health, dental, vision, tained or viewed at the office of the Village Fiscal Officer at
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pension program, 401k, company provided YMCA membership and tu- mary was prepared or reviewed and approved by Thomas
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(Oct 3) Evergreen @ Rossford GIRLS SOCCER
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(Oct 1) Archbold @ Miller City
(Oct 3) Wauseon @ Lake (Oct 1) Bowling Green @ Bryan
(Oct 4) Archbold @ Delta
(Oct 4) Evergreen @ Liberty Center (Oct 1) Maumee @ Wauseon
(Oct 4) Fayette @ Edon (Oct 3) Archbold @ Napoleon
(Oct 4) North Central @ Montpelier
(Oct 4) Pettisville @ Stryker (Oct 4) Evergreen @ Bryan
(Oct 4) Wauseon @ Bryan (Oct 4) Swanton @ Wauseon
(Oct 4) Wayne Trace @ Edgerton
(Oct 6) Hilltop @ Pettisville (Oct 4) Waite @ Delta
(Oct 6) Montpelier @ Fayette (Oct 6) Bryan @ Defiance
(Oct 6) Stryker @ North Central (Oct 6) Kalida @ Swanton

(Oct 1) Archbold @ Kalida (Oct 1) Wauseon @ Napoleon

Wildcat Invitational (Oct 3) Scott @ Archbold
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2 - The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Good Luck As You Enter Post Season Play

ArchboldBlue Streaks

GOLF TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Brock Ranzau, Mitch Grosjean, GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Manager Rayne
Kade Kern, Noah Grieser, Ben Zuver, AJ Mahnke. BACK ROW: Drew McCarty, Kinsman, Lexa Richardson, Andi Peterson, Kierstyn Repp, Elizabeth Schmucker,
Reese Knapp, Trevor Rupp, Brandon Miller, Ian Radabaugh, Kreighton Simms, Emily Roth, Manager Adison Kinsman. BACK ROW: Volunteer Coach LaRoy Mar-
Hudson Childs, Head Coach Mike Rosebrook. tinez, Shylo Richardson, Caitlyn Beldon, Dakota Stamm, Kennedy Miller, Rosalyn
Flores, Head Coach Rachel Kinsman. MISSING FROM PHOTO: Gwynn Riley, Nata-
lie Roth, Maura Riley.

GIRLS TENNIS TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Itzy Gaona, Amanda Payne, BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Managers Adi-
Caroline Kinsman, Belle Clark, Sara Lovejoy, Melayna Stuckey. BACK ROW: Head son Kinsman, Rayne Kinsman. ROW 2: TJ Rice, Eli Wyse, Caden Garrow, Bryson
Coach Logan Wyse, Morgan Perry, Elizabeth Mignin, Isabel Krieger, Darby Stevens, Taylor, Cory Erbskorn, Noah Blankenship, Devin Witte, Ivan Cobb, Adam Kins-
Callie Rohrs. MISSING FROM PHOTO: Leah Miller, Volunteer Coach Kayla Wyse. man, Edward Rash. BACK ROW: Volunteer Coach LaRoy Martinez, Collin Miller,
Adam Walker, Ben Oyer, Hunter Beaverson, Andrew Wyse, Noah Cheney, Luke
McQuade, Logan Garrow, Brendon Johns, Head Coach Rachel Kinsman. MISSING
FROM PHOTO: Danny Nieves.

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Managers: Mad- LETS GO
die Thiel, Meg Ames, Nyah Grime. ROW 2: Gabby Nafziger, Peyton Dickman, Blair
Bucklew, Brooke Aeschliman, Taylor Miller, Lauren Miller. BACK ROW: Volunteer BLUE
Coach Dale Grime, Elee Kammeyer, Julia Lambert, Morgan Miller, Macey Rupp, STREAKS
Malinda Lugbill, Alyssa Ziegler, Assistant Coach Amy Baden, Head Coach Jill Hold-
greve. MISSING FROM PHOTO: Volunteer Coach Julie Nofziger.

Best wishes athletes VARSITY BOYS SOCCER TEAM ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Logan Garrow, Austin Welch, Andrew
Hogrefe, Gerson Calderon, Caleb Wooley, Kaiden Bedsole, Kegan Ott, Jared Kidder, Josh Kidder. BACK ROW:
Head Coach Sean Stewart, Luke McQuade, Denver Beck, Connor Hagans, Jack Fisher, Alex Short, Jereme
Rupp, Lucas Yoder, Trevan Kindinger, JV Coach Phil Bontrager. MISSING FROM PHOTO: Assistant Coach Ali
Gracia, Jonah Waidelich, Nick Waidelich, Manager Isaiahs Gracia.

Northwest Ohio’s Sporting VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Kamryn Hostetler, Kennedy Miller, Riley John-
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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY ... Pictured above are FRONT ROW: Alex Morr, Jarred Ke- GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY ... Pictured above are Coach Emily Nagy, Audrey Zim-
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle - 5

Wauseon Indians Top Archbold 7-0 In Defensive Battle


VARSITY FOOTBALL Montpelier had accumulated 31 points.
September 23rd, 2016 The addition of 13 in the third quarter
was icing on the cake for the Locomotives.
Edon 30, Hilltop 14 Austin Grubbe got the scoring started
The Bombers took a 8-0 lead into with a 70-yard run less than three min-
the locker room at the half after a 18- utes into the game. Michael Blake scored
yard pass from Austin Kiess to Preston the next six points with an interception
Klingler at the 8:09 mark of the second return with 7:20 remaining giving the Lo-
quarter. Kiess found Payton Pease for the comotives a 12-0 first quarter lead. Bryce
two-point conversion. Edon expanded Cooley got the second quarter’s first score
its score to 16-0 on a three-yard run by with a 52 yard run. Evan Friend added
Carson Brandt with 8:25 remaining in the point after touchdown as Montpelier
the third quarter. Brandt connected with enjoyed a 19-0 advantage. With 9:43 re-
Klingler for the extra two points. The Ca- maining in the half, Grubb added his sec-
dets got on the board for the first time on ond score with a four yard run. The final
a 27-yard sprint by Christian McKinney Montpelier score of the first 24 minutes
with 2:50 left in the third quarter. Quinn came with 7:34 left on a pass from Zac
Smith passed to Taylor Trent for the extra Mason to Colin Rockey covering 17 yards.
points to close the gap to 16-8. Pease ran Toledo Christian scored their only touch-
for a 65-yard touchdown as he answered down of the game with :33 second left in
the Cadet’s score. Not to be outdone, Hill- the half with a 19-yard pass. The second
top’s Jacob Champion came back with a half began with a 74 yard kickoff return
26-yard run with :15 seconds remaining by Blake to put the Locomotives up 37-7.
in the third quarter to cut Edon’s lead to The final score of the night came with a
22-14. Brandt answered with the final 49 yard run by Kolden Uribes. Friend’s
score of the night with an eight-yard run kick was good and Montpelier walked
to seal the BBC win for Edon. Pease led away with the easy win. Grubb again led
all rusher with 220 yards on 28 carries. Montpelier with 152 yards on 11 carries
Hilltop’s Quinn Smith led in the passing and two touchdowns.
category completing 12 of 28 attempts for
119 yards. Hicksville 27, Edgerton 24
The Bulldogs dug themselves a huge
Wauseon 7, Archbold 0 19-0 hole in the first quarter. They out-
It took just one Brendan Wilson to scored the Aces 24-8 thereafter, but it
Sean Brock 30-yard strike with 4:47 left in was not enough. Edgerton got their first
the game to give the Indians the NWOAL points in the second quarter with a 38
victory. The game was as hard fought as yard pass from Clayton Flegel to Devin
the statistics indicate. Each team ran 50 Herman. Derek Blue added the two-point
offensive plays with Wauseon getting the conversion to close the gap to 19-8. The
edge gaining 263 yards to 200 for Arch- Bulldogs scored twice in the third quar-
bold. The Bluestreaks’ Gabe Petersen ter to take a 24-19 lead. The first of the
hit on 16 passes for 187 yards while his two scores came on a 10 yard run by Her-
counterpart Brendan Wilson was good on man as Blue again added the two-point
10 passes for 160 yards. Wauseon’s Ever- conversion. The lead came in the fourth
ett Bueter was the leading ground gainer quarter when Blue ran for five yards and
with 61 yards on eight carries. Flegel added the conversion. Hicksville
managed to come back to score the win-
Montpelier 44, Toledo Christian 7 ning touchdown on a Jacob Greer to Pay-
The Locomotives gave up just one ton Tunis pass covering 40 yards. Greer
score in the second quarter as they steam- added the two-point conversion to send
rolled Toledo Christian in a non-confer- the Aces home victorious. Blue led the
ence game. Before the first half was over, Bulldogs with 78 yards on 24 carries.



6 - The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Junior Varsity Football Action

Montpelier & Stryker Battle It Out On The Locomotive Gridiron



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Good Luck As You Enter Post Season Play


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Coach Jason Zumbaugh, Jake Herman, Austin Harvey, Eric Gruver.

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL... FRONT ROW: Managers Addie Cape, Taylor Smith. ROW
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8 - The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Varsity Volleyball Action

Bryan Lady Golden Bears Win At Home Against Edgerton





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Hilltop Lady Cadets Claim Victory In Battle Against Fayette


Varsity Volleyball 26-24, 25-13, 25-20. The overall record
September 19th, 2016 for the Bombers is 5-7 and they are 4-2
in the BBC.

BEST OF LUCK Delta Falls To Ayersville Montpelier Claims Victory
Ayersville defeated Delta in three sets The Montpelier Lady Locomotives got
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ing the Panthers were: Kinsey Finnen Monclova Christian Thunder 25-19, 25-
Athletes with 17 kills, one block, 17 digs and two 11, 25-16 making them 3-9 overall. Lead-
aces. Also contributing for Delta includ- ing the Locos were: Landri McKelvey with
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Fayette Defeated By Antwerp
Antwerp defeated Fayette in three Pettisville Defeats Fayette
sets with scores of 25-14, 25-11, 25-13. The Blackbirds remained perfect in the
No game stats received. BBC with a record of 7-0 (and 9-2 over-
all) as the defeated Fayette with scores of
September 20th, 2016 25-18, 25-16, 25-14. Pettisville’s leaders
included: Kyra Behnfeldt- 10/11 Serving
Hilltop Defeats Fayette w/ 1 Ace, 18 Digs; Teagan Kauffman-
Hilltop defeated Fayette 27-25, 25- 6/9 serving with 2 Aces, 18/22 Hitting
23, 19-25, 23-25, 15-8. The Cadets (3- w/8 Kills; Morgan Leppelmeier- 12/13
8, 2-4) were led by Ariana Brown. Brown Serving w/2 Aces, 23/25 Hitting w/13
was 28/32 serving with one ace and was Kills; Jess Youse- 8/8 Serving, 25/28
credited with 24 points. She also led with Hitting w/10 Kills; Carly Bontrager-
nine kills on 30/30 attacking. Aubrey 12/12 Serving, 87/89 Setting w/32 As-
Wyse followed with 14/15 serving in- sists; Harper Nolander- 2/2 Serving and
cluding four aces and was credited with 6 digs; Morgan Sauder- 7/8 Serving w/1
11 points. She finished 26/30 attacking Ace; Ezzie Hernandez- 6/7 Serving w/1
with four kills. Marisa Yates also played Ace. Fayette was led by: Bailee Smith 6/6
strong at the net finishing 11/14 attack- serving; 4 kills; 7 digs; Kelsey Fruchey 2
ing with seven kills. Her seven-kill effort aces; 10 kills; 7 digs; McKenzee Schaff-
was matched Zoey Abner who was 22/24 ner 9/9 serving; 11 digs; 6 assists;
attacking. Kaitlin Brubaker 7/7 serving; 10 digs;
11assists; Rhys Ruger 2 aces.
Pettisville Tops North Central
Pettisville (8-2, 6-0) defeated North Hilltop Falls To Edon
Central (6-4, 4-2) with scores of 25-15, Edon varsity defeated Hilltop; scores
25-21, 25-17 in a BBC battle. The Black- were: 25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 23-25, 15-4.
birds were led by Kyra Behrfeldt with 8/9 The Bombers improved to 7-5 overall and
serving including two aces, Teagan Kauff- 5-2 with the BBC win. Hannah Kaylor
man 17/19 with five aces and 22/24 hit- and Shaylee Manahan led Edon with 16
ting with nine kills, Jesse Youse 14/14 and 12 kills respectively. Netta Halonen
serving with two aces and 14/20 hitting and Sarah Lemmon provided Edon with
with 10 kills ad Carly Bontrager 83/84 six service aces apiece. Halonen also had
setting with 31 assists. Alyssa Swank three kills and 10 digs. The Cadets were
finished with 11 good serves for the Ea- led by Ariana Brown at the net as she
gles. Makayla Knapp led with 16 assists finished with nine kills on 28/32 hitting.
while Sidney McKerns led at the net with Johnnie Roth was 19/20 serving with
five kills and three blocks. two aces. Marisa Yates contributed with
six kills on 15/18 hitting while Roth add-
Delta Stops Wauseon ed five kills also on 15/16 hitting.
Delta (5-5, 2-2) defeated Wauseon (6-
6, 1-3) in a NWOAL match. The Panthers September 23rd, 2016
were led by Kinsey Finnen who finished
with five aces, 15 kills and 12 digs. Abby Montpelier Defeats Stryker
Freeman added one ace, 15 assists and Montpelier was victorious over Stryk-
seven digs. Darian Elendt had two aces, er 29-27, 25-23, 25-19 in a BBC battle.
four kills and two blocks. Destiny Hil- The Locomotives improved to 4-9 overall
dreth had 20 assists and five digs. Emily and 3-4 in the conference. Leading the
Clifton served up one ace, six kills, one Locos were Landri McKelvey with 9 kills
block and 13 digs. Mary Miller had three and 11 assists, Rebekah Carr with 9 kills
aces, 12 kills, five blocks, one assist and and 2 blocks, Caitlyn Nixon with 4 kills
three digs and Tatiana Ruiz had three and 5 blocks, and Jaelyn Lyons with 3
aces and seven digs. kills and 4 blocks.

Stryker Falls To Edon
Edon defeated Stryker. Scores were:



Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle - 11

Stryker Falls To The Edon Lady Bombers In Panther Territory


Girls Varsity Tennis (10-8). The Streaks evened their record
September 19th, 2016 at 7-7 for the season.

Fremont St. Joe 4, Archbold 1 Wauseon 4, Rossford 1
The Bluestreaks got their only victory The Indians came away with an easy
in the First Doubles match where Darby win over the Bulldogs. Sweeping the
Stevens and Isabel Krieger were 7-6 (7- singles matches were Paige Moden (First
5), 6-1 winners. Caroline Kinsman was Singles 6-0, 6-0), Sarah Becker (Second
defeated in First Singles 6-3, 6-2. Belle Singles 6-0, 6-2), Maddy Wendt (Third
Clark fell in Second Singles 6-0, 6-1 and Singles 6-0, 6-0). The only loss suffered
Itsy Gaona was defeated in Third Singles by the Indians were in First Doubles
6-0 and 6-2. Archbold’s Second Doubles where Samantha Martin and Liv Ladd
team, Morgan Perry and Amanda Payne were defeated 6-3, 6-6 (7-4). The Second
were defeated 6-1, 5-7,10-4. Doubles team of Kaitlyn Sager and Sierra
Rupp won 6-3, 6-6 (7-5).

September 20th, 2016 September 22nd, 2016

Ottawa Glandorf 3, Archbold 2 Wauseon 4, MVCD 1
The Titans swept singles play while The Indians took the match with just
the Bluestreaks returned the favor by one set back coming in First Singles
taking both double matches. Caroline where Maddy Wendt was defeated 6-0,
Kinsman was defeated 6-0, 6-0 in First 6-1. Serra Rupp evened the match with
Singles. Belle Clark fell in Second Sin- her win at Second Singles with scores of
gles with the same scores of 6-0, 6-0. Itzy 6-4, 7-5. The Third Singles match was a
Geona was downed 6-2, 6-3 in Third Sin- forfeit. In doubles action the Wauseon
gles. In the doubles matches Archbold’s duo of Paige Moden and Liv Ladd won
Isabel Krieger and Darby Stevens were in First Doubles (no scoring reported) as
6-3, 6-1 winners in First Doubles and did Second Doubles partners Samantha
in Second Doubles Morgan Parry and Martin and Kaitlyn Sager 6-2, 6-0.
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Bryan Lady Bears Fall To Swanton In League Volleyball Battle


Junior High Cross Country 13:40) and Eli Eberly (7th, 14:03). Phil-
September 20th, 2016 lip Whiteside ran 11th in 15:04. Other
Fayette finishers included: Tyson Bai-
GIRLS ley (12th, 15:17), Jeremiah Venia (13th,
Three teams competed in the BBC 15:21), Troy Shoemaker (26th, 17:19),
Jamboree. Fayette captured the win with Drew Beauregard (30th, 20:06, Austin
36 points followed by Pettisville with Fetterman (33rd, 21:02) and Andrew
42 points and Stryker with 44. Trinitie Stough (34th, 21:53). Edon finished sec-
Woolace ran first for Stryker with a time ond with 54 points. Finishing eighth and
of 13:46. Zarhea Carroll (4th, 16:11), ninth for the Bombers were Jacob Case-
Kaila Patterson (8th, 17:00) rounded bere (14:20) and Gage Eicher (15:01).
out the Pathers participants. Pettisville’s Also finishing for Edon were: Trey Whit-
Karsyn Hostetler was second in the race ney (15th, 15:47), Thad Howard (17th,
with a time of 14:31. Her team mate El- 16:27), and Cory Brooks (18th, 16:34).
lie Wixom was fifth in 16:47 followed by Stryker ran in third place with 72 points.
Blackbird runners Madeline Shumaker Kaleb Holsopple finished third for the
(10th, 19:20), Anna Hudspeath (12th, Panthers in 13:01. Brandon Bowers was
22:00) and Mayzie Clark (13th, 23:32). fifth in 13:42 and Amos Sloan finished
Champions Fayette got a third place fin- 28th in 18:13. Pettisville was in fourth
ish from Chloe Merillat in 15:21. Amber spot with 83 points. Max Leppelmeier
Gaona (6th, 16:50), Emma Leininger won the race for the Blackbirds with a
(7th, 16:54), Miah Beauregard (9th, time of 11:39. Josh Basselman was the
17:30), Jocy Figgins ( 11th, 20:19) and second Pettisville runner over the line in
Jada Reinking (14th, 25:27) were the 25th in 17:15 followed by Dominic Heis-
other Eagles finishers. ing in 32nd with a time of 20:20. Hilltop
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Delta Panthers Power Past Wauseon In Four Sets


Junior High Volleyball Fayette in three games with scores of 25-
September 19th, 2016 9, 23-25 and 25-7. Pettisville improved
to 7-4 overall and 5-2 in the BBC. The
North Central Tops Hicksville Blackbirds were led by: Mauricea Crouch
North Central’s 7th grade team de- - 38/38 setting, 4 assists and Danielle
feated Hicksville 25-12 and 25-10. They King- 19/19 serving with 4 aces.
are currently 8-1 on the season. The Ea-
gles 8th grade squad also collected a win Edon defeated Hilltop with scores of:
defeating Hicksville in three sets 25-12, 25-20, 25-14. The Bombers improved to
19-25, and 25-18. Their record is now 9-3 overall and a perfect 7-0 in BBC play.
JV Volleyball
JV Volleyball September 23rd, 2016
September 20th, 2016
Montpelier won 10-25, 25-23, 25-18
Hilltop downed Fayette in two sets over Stryker as they improved to 5-8
with scores of 25-15 and 25-13. No other overall and 3-4 in the BBC.
games stats were available.
Junior High Volleyball
Pettisville defeated North Central with September 23rd, 2016
scores of 25-17, 25-10. The Blackbirds
were led by Mauricea Crouch 10/10 Fayette defeated Pettisville in an
serving with seven digs, Mikayla Graber eighth grade BBC contest with scores of
9/10 serving with one ace, 25/25 set- 25-12, 25-9.
ting with six assists, 9/9 hitting with two
kills, Danielle King 9/10 serving with one Montpelier’s 7th grade team lost to
ace, and Ryeana Klopfenstein 10/10 hit- Stryker in two sets. Their record is now
ting with two kills. 2-6. The 8th grade remained unbeaten in
eight games with a two-set win over the
Edon JV defeated Stryker scores Panthers.
were: 10-25, 25-21, 25-16. Their overall
record is 8-3 and are 6-0 in BBC.

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seventh grade match. was able to win in two sets with scores of
25-17, 25-17.
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Soccer Action

Lady Bulldogs Leave Delta Scoreless In Swanton


September 19th, 2016 September 20th, 2016

Pettisville – 3, Swanton 1 Woodmore 9, Delta 2
The Blackbirds three goals game from Woodmore took a quick 3-0 lead as
Detric Yoder, Connor Wyse and Cani- the they held the Panthers scoreless in
date Vickery. Riley Hensley scored Swan- the first half of play. The second half saw
ton’s lone goal. Pettisville took 10 shots Woodmore score two more goals to go up
on goal while the Bulldogs had 15. 5-0 seven minutes into the second half
before Delta’s Anthony Russell found the
Archbold 7, Miller City 0 net for the Panthers first goal with 27
The Bluestreaks stayed unbeaten in minutes remaining in the game. Russell
nine tries with the shutout win. Josh was assisted by Thomas Cupp. Wood-
Kidder scored a hat trick in the win while more responded with two goals of their
Jared Kidder, Kaiden Bedsole, Austin own to expand the lead. Russell scored
Welch and Clay Gerig also contributed Delta’s second and final goal of the game.
with goals. All but one of the Archbold
goals came in the first half to put the Continental 4, Wauseon 0
game away early. No game stats received.

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The young Blackbirds improved their The Golden Bears record went to 6-1-
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record to 3-2-0 with a solid win. Pet- league loss. Bleus Creek scored the goal
tisville had six different scorers. Bryce for the Golden Bears, unassisted.
Beltz, Jay-R Allison, Ben Morris, and
Blake Eyer each netted one for their Swanton 5, Delta 2
team, and Isaac Cisneros added two. AJ The Panthers scored the first goal of
Hulbert recorded a hat trick, finishing this NWOAL battle 15 minutes in the
off three good assists from Ben Morris, contest. Delta’s Jared Gilders was the
Bryce Beltz, and Blake Eyer (who also scorer on an assist from Logan Albring.
had another assist). Both teams kept make multiple advanc-
es until Trevor Schaller scored a goal for
GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER Swanton 23 minutes into the game. Del-
September 20th, 2016 ta responded with another goal of their
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Wauseon 4, Archbold 0 an assist by Jared Gilders just six min-
Jadelyn Vasvery scored a hat trick utes later. Both teams finished out the
and the Indians improved to 5-4-1 and half strong and a score of Delta 2 and
2-1 in the NWOAL. Vasvery’s first of three Swanton 1. Delta held of many Swan-
goals came at the 19:59 mark of the first ton advances in the first few minutes of
half on an assist from Avery Giguere. the second half but Swanton’s Trevor
Wauseon carried the 1-0 lead into the Schaller scored 13 minutes into the half.
half. The Indians expanded their lead to He then went on to put a third one in
2-0 on the foot of Vasvery ten minutes for Swanton seven minutes later. Seven
into the second half with another assist minutes after that, Josh Adcock scored
from Giguere. Her third and final goal Swanton’s fourth goal and then went on
came with 29:29 remaining. Amanda to score their fifth at the 70-minute mark
Hammontree added the fourth and final to conclude the scoring and earn the win.
goal with 24:08 remaining in the game.
Bryan 3, Continental 1 September 23rd, 2016
Bryan’s (3-3-2, 2-1) goals came from
juniors Allye Minor and Gracie Voigt. Mi- Springfield 8, Delta 0
nor and Voigt each tallied an assist as (No game stats received)
well. Lauren Robinson was superb in
goal for the Bears.



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Wauseon Lady Indians Victorious Against Archbold


Varsity Cross Country (102). Cameron Reed of Edon won the
September 20th, 2016 racewith a time of 19:29. Other Bombers
finishers included: Dru Walkowski (8th,
GIRLS 20:44), Hunter Hodap (14th, 21:49),
Five BBC teams took part in the con- Chad Howard (15th, 21:51), Jacob Long
ference’s Jamboree at the Archbold Res- (17th, 21:58), Logan Bloir (18th, 22:02),
ervoir. Pettisville (16), Hilltop (52), Fay- Josh Landel (20th, 22:25), Josh Braun
ette (78), Edon (94) and Stryker (104) (26th, 23:01), Cameron Siebenaler (36th,
were the teams competing. The Black- 24:39), Aiden Muehfeld (39th, 25:01),
bird’s were represented in the top four Lincoln Brown (43rd, 26:24), Jordan
spots. Winning the race was Alexa Lep- Bohn (44th, 26:52), Clayton Fitch (46th,
pelmeier (20:40), the second through 27:46). The winning Blackbirds were
fourth place finishers included: Eliza- paced by: Ben Gray (2nd, 19:39), Logan
beth Sauder (2nd, 20:40), Nichole Foor Rufenacht (3rd, 19:53), Caleb Nolander
(3rd, 21:11) and Kelly Miller (4th, 22:42). (10th, 21:18), Evan Warner (12th, 21:27),
Other Pettisville finishers included: Kate Jacob Myers (16th, 21:58). Hilltop’s third
Stuber (6th, 23:26), Sarah Foor (11th, place finish was accomplished with the
25:49), Sarah Herring (13th, 27:30), Ka- following finishes: Sam Hartman (5th,
tie Hauter (20th, 37:32). The Cadets were 20:07), David Carpenter (9th, 21:13),
led by Landrey Brown’s fifth place fin- Baron Bleikamp (13th, 21:44), Luis Ay-
ish as she covered the course in 22:50. ala-Aguilera (19th, 22:12), Blake Funk-
Other Hilltop finishers included: Kara houser (23rd, 22:43), Blue Repp (28th,
Brown (7th, 23:45), Syndi Rivera (10th, 23:31), Ryan Brooker (33rd, 24:25).
25:36), Shanti Wyse (12th, 26:13), Emily Stryker had two finishers in the top 10.
Coleman (18th, 35:45), Veronica Nickols Izayah Ferguson was 6th in 20:37 and
(19th, 35:56). Fayette’s Jillian Figgins Emanuel Villanueva was 7th in 20:38.
finished ninth to pace the Eagle run- The other Panthers runners included:
ners. Figgins ran the distance in 25:27. Logan Boetz (21st, 22:31), Luke Holsop-
Other Fayette finishers included: Kati Ni- ple (22nd, 22:32), Thomas Bost (24th,
skanen (15th, 27:52), Zoee Keiser (16th, 22:49), Israel Aguilar (25th, 22:53), Dan-
28:45), Addison Bentley (17th, 29:36). iel Fether (27th, 23:31), Dustin Teschke
Wendy Braun led Edon with an eighth (47th, 28:23). Fayette was led by Clayton
place finish in 25:11. Joining Braun for Pheils who ran 4th in 20:05. Pheils was
the Bombers was Taylor Brown who ran followed by: Alex Jaramillo (11th, 21:19),
20th in 37:32. Stryker’s one finisher in Bryce Conklin (29th, 23:33), Caden Cole-
the race was Paige Speelman who was grove (30th, 23:33), Jacob Garrow (31st,
14th in 27:35. 23:53), Austin Lopez (34th, 24:26), Trey
Keefer (35th, 24:28), Jason Stuckey
BOYS (37th, 24:41), Jake Myers (38th, 24:50),
Pettisville took the top spot in the five- Christian Renner (40th, 25:55), Mason
team BBC Jamboree. The Blackbirds fin- Maginn (42nd, 26:22), Porter Maginn
ished with 43 points followed by: Edon (45th, 27:05), Grant Reinking (48th,
(55), Hilltop (69), Stryker (80) and Fayette 28:36), Gabe Maginn (49th, 31:06).


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle - 19

Varsity Golf Action

Area Teams Come Together At Ironwood For BBC League Meet


Varsity Golf prove to 5-1 in the BBC and 32-18 over-
September 19th, 2016 all. Brock Zuver earned medalist honors
with 38. Others for the Eagles were Da-
Bryan 174, Patrick Henry 193 vid Pinc 38, Chace Boothman 43, Allyson
Case Hartman was the medalist for Hutchison 49, Landon Patten 50, and
the Golden Bears with a 41 as they were Jack Bailey 52. Hilltop scores were Jay
winner in the NWOAL dual match. Owen Garrett 41, Andrew Denton 45, Jestin
Beaver added a 42, Connor Shirkey 45, Maddox 45, Skyler Butterfield 46, Steven
Peyton Lamberson 46, Conner Lemons Riley 53, and Zakk Horton 58.
50 and Zhane Cupp 52 to help Bryan to
the win. Bryan 169, Defiance 174,
Wauseon 188
Archbold 161, Liberty Center 185,
Wauseon 198 Chase Hartman was the medalist for
the Golden Bears as they won the non-
The Bluestreaks ran away with the league tri match. Following Hartman for
NWOAL tri-match win. Ian Radabaugh Bryan included: Peyton Lamberson (410,
led the way as the match medalist Owen Beaver (42), Connor Shirkey (46),
with a round of 38 for Archbold. Other and a pair of 49s by Conner Lemons and
Bluestreak scores were: Brandon Miller Andrew Heller. The Indians were led by
(39), Trevor Rupp (41), Mitch Grosjean CJ Moser’s round of 44. Eric Parker (47),
(43), Kreighton Sims (44), Cade Kern (45). Trent Armstrong (48), Caleb Leu (49) and
Wauseon’s low score was turned in by CJ Logan Blackman (65) were the other In-
Moser with a 41. Eric Parker added a 48, dians golfers competing.
Trent Armstrong (51), Caleb Leu (58) and
Logan Blackman (64). Fayette 183, Edon 214
Tharyn Colegrove was the medalist
Antwerp 179, Hilltop 181 with a round of 42 in Fayette’s BBC win
Antwerp squeaked by the Cadets in over Edon. Noah Brinegar and Travis
non-conference play. Jay Garrett was Wagner shot rounds of 46 while Tanner
low man for Hilltop with a round of 43. Lemley and Jaryd White had matching
Right behind was Skyler Butterfield’s 44. 49s for the Eagles. Edon was led by Evan
Jestin Maddox and Andrew Denton had Fisk’s round of 48. Brayden Bower (51),
matching 47s, Steven Riley finished with Tatum Schaffter (55), Nathan Myers (57),
a 51 and Zakk Horton 81. Austin Batt (60) and Melody Nofziger (61)
were the other scorers for the Bombers.
Delta 191, Evergreen 191,
Swanton 192 Stryker 171, Pettisville 214
Hayden Clingaman led the Panthers
The Panthers came away with the to the BBC win playing the front nine
NWOAL tri-match victory with their sixth at Ironwood in Wauseon. Clingaman
score produced by Chris Brick with a won medalist honors with his round of
57. Drew Mattin led Delta with a round 37. Abe Montigue fired a 43 while Aaron
of 45 along with: Jay Vann (47), Brady Sidle had a round of 48. Other Stryker
Wymner (51), Chase Sandusky (54) and scores included: Austin Frisbie (49), Kaid
Cole Mattin (55). The Vikings’ Evan Con- Woolace (52) and Colin Anders (55). Pet-
rad carded a 45 to lead Evergreen. Also tisvile was led by a pair of 52s from Aus-
finishing were: Travis Mersing (47), Ka- tin Horning and Drew Canada. Other
leb Lumbrezer (49), Zach Lumbreser Blackbird scores included: Graeme Ja-
(50), Noah Kreuz (55) and Nick Hudik coby (53), Isaac Noor (57), Dalton Myers
(58). Swanton was just one shot back in (62) and Josh Graber (63).
the close match. Swanton produced the North Central 169, Hilltop 177
matches’ medalist with a round of 39 by Brock Zuver won medalist honors
Austin Lace. Other Bulldog scores in- for North Central with a round of 38 to
cluded: Carter Swank (47), Brady Lem- lead the Eagles to the BBC win at Pa-
ons (51), Randy Slink (55), Raymond triot Hills. David Pinc was one stroke off
Schad (58). the pace with a 39. Other North Central
scores included: Chace Boothman (43),
Stryker 156, Fairview 172, Allyson Hutchison (49), Landon Patten
Montpelier 203 (50), Jack Bailey (52). Hilltop’s low score
was a 41 turned in by Jay Garrett. Fol-
Stryker used the strength of Hayden lowing Garrett were: Jestin Maddox (45),
Clingaman”s medalist round of 34 to Andrew Denton (45), Skyler Butterfield
win the non-conference tri-match. The (46), Steven Riley (53), and Zakk Horton
Panthers other scores included: Austin (58).
Frisbie (39), Abe Montague (41), Aaron
Sidle (42) and Colin Anders (54). The Lo- Stryker 156 Fairview 172
comotives low score of 49 was turned in Montpelier 203
by Braden Saneholtz. Matching scores of
51 was shared by Aaron Stoy and Tyler Stryker won the non-conference tri-
Rupp. Montpelier’s other scores includ- match. Leading Montpelier was Braden
ed: Roman Sommer (52), Garrett Witte Saneholtz with a round of 49. Aaron Stoy
(53), Brock O’Neal (53). and Tyler Rupp shot matching 51s while
Roman Sommer finished with a 52 and
Varsity Golf Garrett Witte and Brock O’Neal had a
September 20th, 2016 pair of 53.

North Central defeated Hilltop 169-
177 at Patriot Hills Golf Course to im-



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Good Luck As You Enter Post Season Play

Stryker Panthers

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aman, Kaid Woolace. BACK ROW: Coach John Ruffer,
Abe Montague, Aaron Sidle, Colin Anders, Noah Huff-


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Good Luck As You Enter Post Season Play

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GOLF ... BACK ROW: Mark Lair, Randy Slink, Brady CROSS COUNTRY ... FRONT ROW: Taylor Bateson, VARSITY VOLLEYBALL ... FRONT ROW: Managers So-
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle - 21

NWOAL Golfers Tee Off At Auglaize Golf Course


Junior High Golf (Edon) 138; 41. Dalton Myers (Pettis-
September 20th, 2016 ville) 139

Montpelier 201, Archbold 206 Varsity Golf
The young Locomotives disposed of September 23rd, 2016
the Blue Streaks in a match played at
Riverside Greens. Montpelier, with an Northwest Ohio Athletic
impressive 18-1 record this season, were League Championship
led by medalist Tylor Vahraus with a Auglaize Golf Course
round of 46. Other Locomotive scorers September 23, 2016
included: Ethan Marihugh (49), Col-
lin Crisenbery (53), Hunter Burlew (53), 1. Archbold 308 (Ian Radabaugh
Jake Clinger (57), Brayden JoHantgen 76, Brandon Miller 80, Trevor Rupp
(61), Stephen Cluckey (70). 79, Kade Kern 73, Mitch Grosjean 88,
Kreighton Sims 87); 2. Bryan 338; 3.
Varsity Golf Delta 365; 4. Wauseon 366; 5. Patrick
September 22nd, 2016 Henry 373; 6. Swanton 378; 7. Liberty
Center 378; 8. Evergreen 387.
Buckeye Border Conference
Ironwood Golf Course 1. Kade Kern (Archbold) 73; 2. C.J.
September 22, 2016 Moser (Wauseon) 74; 3. Ian Radabaugh
(Archbold) 76; 4. Case Hartman (Bry-
1. Stryker 335 (Hayden Clingaman an) 79, Trevor Rupp (Archbold) 79;
72, Austin Frisbie 83, Abe Montague 6. Brandon Miller (Archbold) 80, Jay
86, Aaron Sidle 96, Colin Anders Vann (Delta) 80; 8. Austin Luce (Swan-
95, Kaid Woolace 94); 2. No. Central ton) 81; 9. Connor Shirkey (Bryan) 83;
348; 3. Fayette 356; 4. Hilltop 374; 5. 10. Kreighton Sims(Archbold) 87, Pey-
Montpelier 422; 6. Edon 422; 7. Pet- ton Lamberson (Bryan) 87; 12. Mitch
tisville 439. Grosjean(Archbold) 88; 13. Kenton
Shoemaker (Patrick Henry) 89, Travis
1. Hayden Clingaman (Stryker) 72; Mersing (Evergreen) 89, Owen Beaver
2. David Pinc (No. Central) 82; 3. Aus- (Bryan) 89; 16. Drew Mattin (Delta) 90,
tin Frisbie (Stryker) 83, Noah Brinegar Carter Swank (Swanton) 90, Sam Raby
(Fayette) 83, Skyler Butterfield (Hill- (Liberty Center) 90; 19. Andrew Heller
top) 83, Chace Boothman (No. Central) (Bryan) 91; 20. Jordan Moore (Pat-
83; 7. Abe Montague (Stryker) 86; 8. rick Henry) 92; 21. Trent Armstrong
Travis Wagner (Fayette) 89; 9. Tharyn (Wauseon) 93; 22. Zachary Lumbrezer
Colegrove (Fayette) 90; 10. Landon (Evergreen) 95, Kameren Kern (Liberty
Patten (No. Central) 91; 11. Brock Zu- Center) 95; 24. Olivia Zacharias (Lib-
ver (No. Central) 92; 12. Kaid Woolace erty Center) 96, Caleb Leu (Wauseon)
(Stryker) 94, Tanner Lemley (Fayette) 96, Kaiden McGraw (Patrick Henry)
94; 14. Colin Anders (Stryker) 95; 15. 96, James Gerken (Patrick Henry) 96,
Andrew Denton (Hilltop) 96, Aaron Chase Sandusky (Delta) 96; 29. Finn
Sidle (Stryker) 96; 17. Jestin Maddox Haughn (Liberty Center) 97; 30. Chris
(Hilltop) 97, Tatum Schaffter (Edon) Brick(Delta) 99; 31. Cole Mattin (Delta)
97, Jaryd White (Fayette) 97, Brayden 100; 32. Conner Lemons (Bryan) 101,
Bauer (Edon) 97; 21. Brett Merillat Evan Conrad(Evergreen) 101, Brady
(Fayette) 98, Garrett Jay (Hilltop) 98; Wymer (Delta) 101, Randy Slink( Swan-
23. Tyler Rupp (Montpelier) 100, Ally- ton) 101; 36. Kaleb Lumbrezer (Ever-
son Hutchison (No. Central) 100; 25. green) 102; 37. Eric Parker (Wauseon)
Evan Fisk (Edon) 102; 26. Garrett Witte 103; 38. Noah Kreuz (Evergreen) 104;
(Montpelier) 104; 27. Austin Horning 39. Nick Hudik (Evergreen) 105; 40.
(Pettisville) 105; 28. Zakk Horton (Hill- Brady Lemons (Swanton) 106; 41. Ray-
top) 106; 29. Riley Steven (Hilltop) 107; mond Schad (Swanton) 110; 42. Clay
30. Andrew Canada (Pettisville) 108; Schwiebert (Patrick Henry) 112, Zach
31. Aaron Stoy (Montpelier) 109, Brock Clemens (Patrick Henry) 112; 44. An-
O’Neal (Montpelier) 109; 33. Jack Bai- drew LaPoint (Swanton) 130; 45. Logan
ley (No. Central) 111; 34. Josh Graber Blackman (Wauseon) 133; 46. Manny
(Pettisville) 113, Graeme Jacoby (Pettis- Keller (Liberty Center) 134; 47. Cole
ville) 113, Roman Sommer (Montpelier) Zeiter (Liberty Center) 152.
113; 37. Isaac Norr (Pettisville) 117; 38.
Braden Saneholtz (Montpelier) 118; 39.
Colin Dulle (Edon) 126; 40. Austin Batt



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Good Luck As You Enter Post Season Play

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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY... FRONT ROW: Nolan Flint, Andon Raker, Cole Walbolt, GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY ... Coach Tom Vernot, Megan Carroll, Brooke Schuette,
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 The Village Reporter / The Hometown Huddle - 23

Assorted Sports Action

Bryan Bear Golf Team Captures Gregg DeTray Takes Fifth Win
Trophy At Edgerton Invite
Of The Year At Oakshade

PHOTO PROVIDED Championships were decided, $1,000 up second and retired to the pits with two
WINNERS ... The Bryan Golden Bear golf team took home a win at the Edgerton Invite was won, candy was distributed and some laps to go. Just about the same time, Tim
with a score of 349. Pictured left to right are: Conner Lemons (97). Connor Shirkey race cars had no roofs on the final Satur- Fisher's car came to a stop to bring out a
(94), Case Hartman (84), Owen Beaver (84), and Peyton Lamberson (87). day night racing program of the season at late yellow and set up a two-lap race to the
Oakshade Raceway. After last week's rain finish. Bob Gregory out of Swanton, Ohio,
Rain Fails To Stop Punt, Pass out, Season Championship Night for the restarted second and immediately jumped
& Kick Event In Montpelier UMP Sportsman, Bombers and Compacts to the outside. Gregory was able to power
was rescheduled for to run along with Sat- by Smith to earn his first feature win of the
PHOTO PROVIDED urday night's $1,000 to win Chris 'Papa year. Joe Smith settled for a second place
SWEET, SOAKED SUCCESS … When torrential downpours threatened to douse the Boiler' Howard Bomber Spectacular. Also finish followed by Rusty Smith, Bruce Stu-
lights of the Montpelier Rotary-sponsored Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Septem- rescheduled from the week before was art and Billy Brown. George Lindsey man-
ber 10, the contestants accelerated the pace and soldiered on with the event. By the the topless UMP Late Models and Trick or aged to finish sixth, but Jessen's ninth
time that the event was completed, everyone was drenched, but smiling. By category, Treat night for kids making for a fun-filled place finish was enough to unofficially
the winners of the event were: 6-7 Boys - CJ Fidler; 6-7 Girls - No winner. 8-9 Boys - night for all. claim the 2016 Sportsman Championship.
Griffin Cooley; 8-9 Girls - Grace Hardin. 10-11 Boys - Jackson Richmond; 10-11 Girls -
Reese Hand. 12-13 Boys - Kendric Robison; 12-13 Girls - No winner. 14-15 Boys - Blake The main event of the night was the Richard Riffe's seven Sport Compact
Altaffer; 14-15 Girls - No winner. Bomber Spectacular/Season Champion- feature wins earlier in the season were
ship feature. Jeff Foks Jr. nursed a 15 all he needed to have the championship
Wauseon Chamber Of Commerce point advantage over Gregg DeTray enter- wrapped up before the night's competition
Golf Outing Sets Records ing the final event. Jerry Signor started on began. Cory Gumm snatched the early lead
the pole of the 25-lap feature until Craig in the Season Championship feature after
Dippman took over on lap four. DeTray starting on the pole. Waldron, Michigan's
and Foks worked through the top five and Brogan Rehklau got to the inside of Gumm
DeTray took the lead away on lap 17. Foks on lap two to take the lead and went on to
got by Dippman for second a couple laps pick up his third feature win of the year.
later. A late caution tightened the field with Gumm finished second with the unofficial
just two laps to go. DeTray, from Swanton, 2016 champion, Richard Riffe, third. Matt
Ohio, held on to win his fifth A Main of the Brazeau and Jeff Foks Sr. were the rest of
year. Foks' second place finish earned him the top five finishers.
his third Bomber Championship unoffi-
cially. Dippman finished third just barely Josh Proffitt got by Chris Leonard on
edging out Tim Murphy. Tim Hancock was lap three for the lead en route to the Sport
fifth. Compact B Main win. Leonard ended up
second followed by Nathan Goodman, Hai-
Ryan Missler started on the outside of ley Hottenstein and Jason Deshler.
the front row of the topless UMP Late Mod-
el feature and got the early lead over pole- A couple of make up B Main events
sitter Steve Kester. Kester regrouped and from July 30th were also ran. First was
got by Missler on lap three and then pulled the make up Compact B Main in which
away. Rusty Schlenk closed in on Kester Aaron Van Pelt led the first part, but Matt
late in the race while working through Brazeau tracked him down and was able
lapped traffic. Schlenk was able to get to to get by for the win. Van Pelt settled for
the inside of the Holland, Ohio, driver go- a second place finish followed by Jason
ing into turn three with just a couple laps Deshler, Cole Walbolt and Kenny Wats.
to remaining. The two drivers made con-
tact a couple of times and both got out of Dave McMannamy led the first lap of the
shape, but were able to gather it back in. make up Bomber B Main until Jarrett Ren-
Kester came away from the contact with del from Clayton, Michigan, passed him on
a slight lead coming to the white flag and the inside on lap two. Rendel pulled way
eventually went on to pick up his first fea- to pick up the easy win. Jeff Warnick got
ture win of the year. Rob Anderzack was by McMannamy to finish second. Rob Price
able to get by Schlenk to finish second. and Brian Barden were the rest of the top
Missler wound up finishing fourth with five finishers.
Devin Shiels fifth.
Racing will switch to the four-legged
Mike Jessen maintained a 26 point kind next week at Oakshade Raceway with
lead over George Lindsey headed into their the 13th Annual Wiener Dog Nationals on
Sportsman Season Championship feature Saturday, October 1st. There will also be
event. Brian Fisher passed Billy Brown a Kid's Power Wheels Demolition Derby.
for the lead on lap three of the 20-lap fea- Registration for the Wiener Dog Nationals
ture. Ten laps later, Joe Smith closed in will start at 11am with racing at 12pm.
and took over the top spot. Fisher tried to Admission is free with only a $5 charge to
battle back, but Smith held on. Fisher gave participate in either the Wiener Dog Na-
tionals or the Power Wheels Demo Derby.
By: James Pruitt had 15 holes sponsored last year, he said.
“We got 47 new members since I took BY SCOTT HAMMER
The Wauseon Chamber of Commerce’s
golf outing turned out to be one for the re- over,” Drummer said. “I brought Melinda Edon JV Volleyball Beats Fremont
cord books. J. Robinson back.”

The Sept. 7 event attracted more teams Drummer said he got more selective
and hole sponsors than ever before and on who would be on the golf committee so
much of the credit can be attributed to the as to widen the cross-section that could
golf committee meeting earlier in the year, be reached. From the committee started
Director Bill Drummer said. meeting in April, which allowed members
to reach companies to sponsor the event,
The event drew 32 foursomes, 44 hole he said.
sponsors, 10 major sponsors and 13 silent
auction sponsors, he said. Many companies will only sponsor two
outings at the most, so by reaching at the
“It was a record day,” Drummer said. start of summer, the chamber was able to
“The money raised will go toward scholar- secure more commitments. All the teams
ships for Wauseon High School students.” were lined up by the first of June, he said.

In the past, the event drew 12-15 “People said they would come back next
teams, but this year each of the 10 com- year,” Drummer said. “It’s encouraging.”
mittee members was told to sign up three
teams, Drummer said. The chamber only James Pruitt may be reached at

Bryan K Of C Hosting
Golf Scramble In Stryker

The Bryan K of C is having a golf Scramble at Stryker, Sat. Oct. 1, 9am registration, PHOTO PROVIDED
10 am Tee Time. $50 per person includes 1/2 cart, 18 holes dinner, prizes. WE’RE NUMBER ONE ... The Edon JV Volleyball team displays their trophy after beat-
ing the Fremont, IN team last week in tournament action.


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