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The Village Reporter - June 7th, 2017

The Village Reporter - June 7th, 2017





THIS WEEK IN Spectrum Festival 2017 Mobile Salon Mission Team
Rocks Downtown Wauseon Prepares For More Trips To
TvHIELLAGE reporter
Serve Toledo Homeless
2017 Graduations For PHOTO BY NATE CALVIN, STAFF events took place on the
Hilltop, North Central & OPENING ACT … Ameilia Airhearts were the first enter- stage setup next to Sul- PHOTOS PROVIDED
tainers to take the stage. livan’s, started off by mu- A LITTLE OFF THE TOP ... Wayne Staszel and his crew
Fayette Schools sic from Amelia Airhearts. recently launched "Better Image Mobile Salon". Above vol-
•••• The Master of Ceremonies unteers start the grooming process.
for the night were Johnny
Bryan Jubilee Events Kane, a 1999 graduate of By: James Pruitt
•••• Delta High School and cur- THE VILLAGE REPORTER
rently a host/reporter for If you got to Toledo and started seeing street people
2017 Fulton County Relay Fox Sports Detroit and Jeff with nice haircuts, you would be seeing the work of a
For Life Activities Rupp along with Lennon Montpelier man.
•••• Tilse of Ace Hardware. Wayne Staszel has launched his “Better Image Mo-
bile Salon” ministry and found it so much fun he has
Gathering In Unity Festival The band Noisy Neigh- been going back. What started out as a desire to help
Information bors, who will also be per- homeless people look and feel better about themselves
•••• forming this summer at has grown into a passion.
the Wauseon Homecom- “It was a very emotional day for all of us involved,”
Pioneer Days List Of Events ing, then hit the stage as Staszel said. The first trip was to the Cherry Street
•••• the crowd settled into their Mission in Toledo. The team had two cosmetology stu-
seats. Before the last per- dents (Wayne’s daughter and a friend) cutting hair,
Fayette Jr. High & High formance of the night, an while Staszel said he gave buzz cuts outside. “We only
School Awards Announced auction was held. The items had one chair, I could have used two,” Staszel said.
up for bid included a quilt In addition to haircuts, the team gave out shoes,
•••• donated by Soaring Arts food and toiletries. One man’s story touched Staszel.
Delta Teachers Ratify New Studio, an autographed The man said he lived by the railroad tracks and
hockey stick from Detroit showed up wearing a flip-flop/croc type footwear on
Three Year Contracts Red Wings player Hen- one foot and a tennis shoe on the other foot. “We were
•••• rik Zetterberg, and 4 suite able to put him in a pair of matching shoes,” Staszel
tickets to a Detroit Tigers said. “I made some good friends that day,” Staszel said.
HOMETOWN ATHLETIC NEWS & PHOTOS FOR WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS IN NORTHWEST OHIO game. The last two items The homeless community received the team well,
were compliments of Fox but did offer some advice on better, more appropriate
“THE HOMETOWN” Sports Detroit. A few indi- supplies to bring. These include sunscreen and femi-
viduals and groups were nine hygiene products. “The reception was awesome,”
commitment to raising au- Staszel figures his team ministered to about two
Blackbird Runners Place Second At State!! By: Nate Calvin child’s life. tism awareness. Dental dozen people May 20. About eight or so people hung
THE VILLAGE REPORTER During the afternoon, Health Associates, Mark Al- out with the team for a couple hours. He believes he
new len of Allen Audio Systems, made friends with many people and that was borne out
This year’s Spectrum kids were able to enjoy a Jeff Rupp and the staff at when he went to downtown Toledo and met up with
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL NAFZIGER, STAFF Festival, an annual event number of art activities on Ace Hardware in Wauseon, many of the same people, Staszel said.
designed to benefit the one of the patios at Sul- Cabe Cordy of Cordy Insur- With an emphasis on the mobile aspects of his
SECOND ... The Pettisville Girls' 4x800 relay ran to a second place finish Autism Society of North- livan’s. For the adults, a ance, the Farmers and mission, Staszel has returned to Toledo to scope out
at the Division III State Track and Field meet. (from left, Elizabeth Sauder, west Ohio, enjoyed perfect wine and canvas class was new spots to park the trailer. While the first time out
Morgan Leppelmeier, Nichole Foor and AleExxacluLseipvepleylmateier) completed the weather which led to great held in the backroom of the CONTINUED ON PAGE 5 at Cherry Street was great, he wants to reach out to
race in 9:12.89. crowd at Sullivan’s Restau- restaurant. This was taught new areas to serve a broader base of the homeless.
rant in downtown Wauseon by Sarah Friess, a local art- “We want to get around the city as much as we can,”
new superior coverage in half the time on Saturday night. The ist, art teacher, and owner Staszel said. “Because it appears these homeless that
event, sponsored by F&M of Brushstrokes by B. Soar- we ran into pretty much localize themselves to a cou-
Exclusively at ACE HARDWARE bank, was created to help ing Arts Studio of Napo- ple-block area. We haven’t even ventured to East To-
raise awareness about Au- leon was on hand with an ledo yet, which I hear is pretty bad.”
1495 N. SHOOP AVE. tism Spectrum Disorder or art sale for people to enjoy The most recent visit was highlighted by a park filled
WAUSEON, OH 43567 ASD. The neurobiological and also Sarah’s Garden with homeless people, many sleeping in the grass. The
brain disorder, which ef- of Wauseon had a display team got some pizzas and pop and they had an im-
(419) 335-1717 fects about 1 in every 68 and a representative there promptu picnic.
people, usually appears in to explain the services “We made contact with a business that’s going to
Mon33_115288_0811 - Sat: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm the first three years of a they provide. The evening allow us to park on their premises to do our work,”
Staszel said.
superior coverage in half the time Being a relative newcomer to Toledo, Staszel wants
to use all avenues to let the city know about his min-
33_115288_0811 istry. He had alerted the local television stations about

Montpelier's Empire Street Grill Hosts Ribbon Cutting CONTINUED ON PAGE 2


RIBBON CUTTING … The Empire Street Grill has been serving customers in Montpelier for several weeks now
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hart, Tasha Thompson, Empire Street Grill Chicken, Becky Simmons, owner Todd Brown, Sonya Deck, Kate
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Spectrum Festival 2017 Rocks Downtown Wauseon

Merchant State Bank, Scott Sullivan and committee of people that actually did most
Sullivan’s Restaurant, and the Wauseon of the work included, Linell Weinberg and
Rotary all received sponsorship loyalty Kristy Rothe from the Autism Society of
awards for their continued support of Spec- Northwest Ohio, Jay Schermond with
trum Fest and autism awareness. Topping sponsorship outreach, Jana Friess and
off the evening was music by Donny Brown Beth Friess who organized the kids art
and The Vandell-Tones. Brown is a former activities, Sarah Friess and Jamie Mor-
member of the 90’s band, the Verve Pipe, ris were in charge of the wine and canvas,
who came into notoriety with their hit song Marty Friess and Kristen Friess with com-
“The Freshman”. munity outreach and general help, Scott
Sullivan and Nick Kline of Sullivans Res-
Derek Friess, one of the organizers of taurant with the planning, and Janet Obee
the event, was excited about the turnout with the art market” added Friess. Anyone
and also very appreciative of everybody who wants to learn more about autism or
who helps make this event a success every would like to donate to the Autism Society
year.” I am humbled by what I am given of Northwest Ohio can visit their website
credit for with this event, where all I am is at
a glorified planner, that puts people with
extraordinary talents in charge of things Nate may be reached at
that they are great at” stated Friess. “The

INFORMATION DISPLAY … Sarah’s Garden of Wauseon and a representative were avail-
able to answer any questions about their services.

PHOTOS BY NATE CALVIN, STAFF ART SALE … The Soaring Arts Studio of Napoleon had items for sale on one of the Sul-
HEADLINERS … Donny Brown and The Vandell-Tones brought Spectrum Festival 2017 livan’s Restaurant patios.
to a close.

WINE AND CANVAS … Art classes were offered for the adults, taught by Sarah Friess.
ROCKING THE STAGE … The crowd enjoyed a mix of current songs and classic rock
from the Noisy Neighbors.

ART CLASSES ... More of the participants of the art classes in Sullivan’s Restaurant.

New Dollar General Proposed
In Amboy Township

KIDS EVENT … Some of the kids enjoying the opportunity to do some art work of their By: James Pruitt sealed bids for a bridge replacement
own. THE VILLAGE REPORTER project until 9:30 a.m., June 27.

HEAR dad’s words of wisdom Fulton County will convene a public The bridge to be replaced will be
this Father’s Day! hearing about a new Dollar General. T23.7. County Engineer Frank T. On-
weller estimates the cost at $222,000.
Lead by example. The proposed site has brought about Bids will be opened and read aloud.
Show your children the a proposed amendment to the Am-
importance of caring for boy Township Zoning Regulations. The For plans, specifications, proposals
hearing is set for 10 a.m., June 20 at and estimated quantities may be ob-
their hearing. the commissioners’ office in Wauseon. tained at the engineer’s office, 8 a.m. to
Take the first step ... The hearing is about a request to rezone 4:30 p.m. at 9120 CR 14, Wauseon.
schedule a hearing 1.79 acres from Agricultural/Rural Real
Estate to Commercial. The applicant is At the May 30 meeting:
demonstration!* Swanton DOHP, LLC, on behalf of the The commissioners approved a con-
Heintshel Family Farm. tract with Garmann/Miller and Associ-
Schedule a FREE Be the hero your children ates for architectural services for reno-
in-office hearing know you are! The county’s Rural Zoning Commis- vation to the Fulton County Courthouse.
demonstration* today! sion conducted a public hearing on the The county is paying $170,000 for the
CHKeeennatrweironogd matter May 17. The property is located architect and more than $2 million for
*The purpose of this in-office demonstration is to determine if the patient(s) on the north side of U.S. 20 just west of the renovation.
may benefit from using hearing aids. Any determination made is not a medical 725 South Shoop Avenue CR 2. Public water is available, but the The county has collected nearly
diagnosis. Information within this offer was correct at time of printing. Offer Wauseon, OH 43567 there will be a private onsite septic sys- $3.29 million in sales taxes through
expires 6/23/17. CCRGPF;C tem, county documents show. May 30. That’s up from $3.163 million
(855) 824-0340 through the same period as last year.
C-3 zoning is compatible with the This is the third straight year the county uses in the area which includes com- has topped $3 million through May 30.
mercial to the west and low-density resi- The commissioners reviewed the Dog
Joyce Kinker-Johnson, M.A., CCC-A dential to the east. Warden’s report for May 14-20.
Emily A. Sansom, Au.D., FAAA The office picked up 18 strays and
The new business would add $15,000 saw 16 dogs redeemed. There were two
to $20,000 a year to local tax revenues. rescue dogs. The office collected $170 in
The county will have Lawns and More The commissioners approved the
LLC mow several county properties promotion of Jobs and Family Services
for 2017-19 at $705 per mow, county employee Stephanie Gerken to Public
documents show. The county will pay Assistance Specialist 3. The board au-
$21,360 for the first year. thorized the JFS director to find a re-
placement for Gerken.
The county will be paying Maxon and
Associates $13,104 for work on the Air- James can be reached at
port Sewer system improvements. The
firm will serve as a consultant to the

The county board will be accepting


Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 5

2017 North Central Graduation


U-Pick or ~ Strawberries ~ FFaumni!ly
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Monday - Saturday
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Sunday • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Saturday June 24, 2017
Activities 3:00 - 7:00 • Auction at 7:00 pm

Strawberry Shortcake • Hog Roast • Car & Tractor Show
Country Store • Inflatables • Petting Zoo

Dunk Tank • Live Music • Wagon Rides • Silent Auction

Auction Items:

Family Outings: Lake Diane cottage week with pontoon; Suader Village;
Shipshewana Blue Gate Garden Theater; Golf Outings; White Taild Deer
Ranch; Father John’s Bed & Breakfast; Airplane Outing; Wa-Wen resort
on Drummond Island. Antiques & Collectibles: Quilts; hand made items;
roll top desk; and more. Home: Grill; Freezer; Cleaning supplies. Just
for ladies: Vera Bradley Blankets; Vera Bradley Handbags, Salon gift
baskets. Recreation: Scooter; Bicycle; Toys; Camping and grilling gear.
Garage & Tools: Socket Sets; Car care kit, Semi-tractor trailer race car
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more to list!

For an up-to-date list of auction items and photos, visit

Meal and activities by donation.
All proceeds to complete new church building

Call 517-567-4428 for more information.


6 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Fulton County Sportsmen Club Wauseon Middle School

Holds Annual “Kid’s Fun Day” Announces Honor Roll Students

The Fulton County Sportsmen Club at the club’s range under the supervision Wauseon Middle Aaliyah Glover* Josephine Callan*
held its annual “Kid’s Fun Day” on Satur- of club member Doug Olwick. Another School announces 4th Braxton Goings Cameron Cantu
day, June 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. club member, Todd Bingham, provided a Quarter Honor Roll stu- Lawson Grime Gentry Carter
Kids from ages 8-17 attended this free day chance for the kids to test their archery dents. Students who ob- Caden Case*
of outdoor activities and a free lunch. skills. All equipment was provided by the tained a 3.0 grade point Kaitlyn Gype
club. average or above are Daniel Hite Maddux Chamberlin
Participants were entertained as well named to the honor roll. Marie Hutchinson Ayden Cheney
as instructed during the event by FCSC Another program kids always enjoy was *Denotes students who Marriah Ibarra*
members. The youth fired 22 caliber rifles presented by the folks from Nature’s Nurs- obtained a 4.0 grade point Shanon Jackson Kaitlynn Christenson
ery in Whitehouse. For almost 30 years average and are on the all Jasmin Jimenez Olivia Clark
PHOTOS PROVIDED this nonprofit group has been rescuing “A” Honor Roll. Makayla Kebschull Ava Conti
FORM ... Jakob Pahl of Wauseon demon- injured wildlife. Nature’s Nursery staff Jordan King* Jacob Couts
strates good form while participating in brought a rat snake, a red tailed hawk, a GRADE 6 Colin Kinnersley*
the archery shoot. barn owl, a tortoise, and a possum for the Austin Aeschliman Grace Kuntz* Kolton DeGroff*
kids to meet. Deacon Laney* Uzziah DeLaCruz
Ella Albright Aliina Lange Easton Delgado*
Finally, fire fighters from the Wauseon Mary Andrews Jasmine Love Evaan Dominique*
Fire Department gave the youngsters a Jude Armstrong* John Martinez
chance to see the department’s trucks. Avery Baldwin Serena Mathews Darren Dong*
Members of the EMS team educated stu- Jazmine Barajas Emma McCarley Brayden Everly
dents on various aspects of health safety. Parker Black* Myley McGinnis Andrew Figgins
Ethan Borton* Tucker McKean BreAnn Garcia
According to Greg Ruger, the presi- Isaiah Bourn* Eva Mennetti* Mykah Garrison*
dent The Fulton County Sportsmen Club, Kelsey Bowers Darwin Montano Hunter Gault
funds from an Ohio Division of Wildlife Jackson Callan* Kyle Moore* Rosston Gerken
grant covered the costs of all the “Kid’s Grace Calvin Riley Morr Kamron Goolsby
Fun Day” activities. Megan Carder Selena Mullins
Danielle Carr* Connor Nagel* Dylan Grahn
For more information about the club, Addyson Case* Carter Nofziger Jacob Hageman
visit the club’s website www.fultonco- Jillian Colon* Paige Pahl Noah Harman* or the club’s Facebook Avery Coronado Nainsi Patel
page. Autumn Pelok Alexis Haury*
Eli Delgado* Kaylee Poorman Carter Hite
SPORTSMEN CLUB REPORTER Justin Duncan Erica Rabe Andrew Hoeffel
Mason Felzer Isaac Ramirez Jordan Holthues*
SHOOT ... Eleven year old Logan Paul NATURE’S NURSERY ... Marquita Tillot- Ashley Fisher Jane Richer
learns to fire a .22 rifle on the range at the son, from Nature’s Nursery, displays a red Jaxton Fisher Braelyn Riley Brent Jutze
Fulton County Sportsmen Club. tailed hawk to the children attending Kid’s Kya Foote Noelle Ringler Nancy Kelb
Fun Day. Ashley Freestone* Mason Ritter* Ethan Kessler
Joshua Freestone Zachary Robinson* Cooper Lane*
RAT SNAKE ... John Steck, from Nature’s Nursery, lets four year old Yesenia Hatt and Macy Gerig* McKenna Roderick Audrey Leininger
her dad, Andrew, pet a rat snake brought into the rescue organization. Calaway Gerken Ellie Rodriguez Katie Lynch
Jackson Gleckler Evan Rose Iziah Maya
West Unity Post Office Operations Lyric Gleckler Amber Rufenacht Bailey McGuire*
Temporarily Suspended Samuel Gonzalez Salvador Sanchez Lexe McQuillin
Dawson Goodman Chase Santiago Mackenzie Menningen
An in-depth USPS June 2, 2017. the West Unity Post Of- Caleb Grisier Kara Satkowski* Natasha Miller
safety and health inves- Negotiations are un- fice. In the interim, retail Benjamin Gype Andrew Scherer Damon Molina
tigation of the West Unity operations provided by Jadyn Hall Sebastian Schultz Logan Moore
Post Office has revealed derway with the property the West Unity Post Of- Keaton Hartsock Marisa Seiler Landon Nisely
high levels of black mold owner of the facility to fice have been relocated Katelyn Hays Kyle Shehorn Hunter Nofziger*
in the building basement. abate the black mold is- to the Bryan Post Office, Layne Henricks Colton Sluder Hayley Orzechowski
In accordance with OSHA sue. If the issue is abat- 142 N Main St, Bryan, OH Landon Hines Jayden Snyder Eleanor Oyer*
and USPS regulations, ed, the Post Office will 43506. Special rotating Isaiah Holsinger Samantha Stein* Jakob Pahl
and to safeguard the reopen at its current lo- Post Office Box units are Jayme Hoot Cameron Stevens Emily Parker*
health and safety of cus- cation. If the health issue being installed in the Bry- Hudson Hull* Faith Stinner Connar Penrod*
tomers and employees, is not abated, the Postal an Post Office to provide Zaidan Kessler* Alyssa Stricklen Andrew Perez
the Postal Service sus- Service will initiate the West Unity Post Office Natalie Kuntz* Bryson Stump Morgan Plotner
pended operations at the process of locating an al- Box customers with 24- Henna Law Clay Stump* Leanne Pownall
West Unity Post Office on ternative site within the hour access to their mail. Jack Leatherman* Shannon Sweeney Chelsie Raabe*
community to relocate Customers presently re- Alden Leininger* Cody Taylor Jaxon Radabaugh
ceiving rural delivery will Kage Little Jonas Tester* Logan Richer
not experience a change Alona Mahnke Luke Tester* Victoria Rios
in service, with the excep- Ryan Marks Connor Twigg Maysyn Rodriguez
tion of retrieving parcels Lindsey Mathews Logan Waldron* Serenity Rogers*
and accountable mail at Carter McClain Hunter Wasnich* Sophia Rosa
the Bryan Post Office that Ashton Meraz Janelle Wilkie Lance Rupp*
the carrier was unable to Hayley Meyer Traven Yarbro Sarayna Russell
deliver. West Unity Post Noah Nagel Mia Zuniga Noah Sauber
Office delivery customers Reece Nation GRADE 8 Jac Schroeder*
will continue to use West Mitchell Neuenschwander Payton Albright Kamdyn Shaffer
Unity, OH 43570 as their Carter Nisely John Shema
line of delivery. Lily Nofziger Ian Arps Jaden Short
Hannah Oconnor Elizabeth Baker Chaney Sigg*
Window service hours Aidan Pena Jaden Banister Amber Smith
at the Bryan Post Of- Lyndsey Pence Nicolas Barone Haylee Smith*
fice are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 Joseph Perez Jackson Bauer Loren Starkweather*
p.m., Monday through Hailey Rademaker Kiara Stutzman*
Friday and 8:30 a.m. to Jayde Ramos* Noah Becker Brady Thomas
12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Beau Reeder* Harmony Bell* Mackenzie Thornsberry
Grace Rhoades* Megan Black* Hayden Uribes
No final decision has Yasmin Roblero Gabriella Bowers* Braden Vernot
been made to permanent- Dane Rose Tyson Britsch* Benicio Vielma
ly discontinue or close the Lukas Rotroff Jettie Burget* Jayden Walther
West Unity Post Office. In Drue Roush Lucas Wheeler
the event the identified Madison Rufenacht Layton Willson
safety and health issue is Jordan Schmidt Isaac Wilson*
not resolved, a communi- Karley Shadbolt Haleigh Wurst
ty meeting will be held to Zebedee Siefker*
explain USPS plans and Zephaniah Siefker* INFORMATION PROVIDED
solicit community com- Samuel Smith*
ments. Clay Soltis*
Jacob Spiess
Jocelynne St. John

Oskar Strezinski

Zaden Torres*
Collin Twigg*
Brynn Valvano
Antonio Vasquez
Rylee Vasvery*
Sunny Vielma
Emilie Wasnich
Savannah Wenzel
Mayim William
Gage Yackee
Madyson Yackee*
Chloe Zuniga*

Tatum Barnes
Evan Bauer*
Annastin Bellmore
Carson Burt*
Caiden Campbell
Kadence Carroll*
Breanna Coleman-Davis
Estefania Coronel
Dakota Demaline
Kaylyn Demoulin*
Magdalena Duden*
Tucker Dulaney*
Andrew Eberle*
Cameron Estep*
ChieAnne Fitch
Ian Fruchey*
Adriana Garcia

Olivia Gigax


Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 7

Several Young Ladies Compete For The Great Food & Genealogy Tips Will
Be Featured At Annual Banquet Of
Title In The Miss West Unity Pageant Fulton County Genealogical Society

The eleventh annual Addison Whitman is the 9 Isabella Ackley is the 9 year Nayah Rodriguez is the 6 DELTA – The next Fulton County Genealogical
Miss West Unity year old daughter of Corey old daughter of David and year old daughter of Josh Society meeting is Tuesday, June 13 for the Annual
Pageant will be held Whitman and Cherie Whit- Sherry Ackley. Her sponsor and Emily Rodriguez. Her Banquet. Dinner prepared by the ladies of Trinity
Friday, June 9 at man. Her sponsor is Loves is The Ackley Family. sponsor is Arbonne Inde- Lutheran Church will begin at 6:30 p.m. The menu
7:00 pm in the Hilltop Travel Stops. Gyllyan Proper is the 8 year pendent Consultants - Jen includes Smothered Pork Chops, Baked Chicken
Commons. Fifteen Emily Marvin is the 8 year old daughter of Paul Prop- Yoh & Emily Rodriguez. & Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Garden
beautiful girls are old daughter of Jason and er and Tiffany Proper. Her Kenley Routt is the 9 year Salad, Rolls, and Desserts with Coffee, Water, Tea or
competing for the Jennifer Marvin. Her spon- sponsor is Team Molina old daughter of James and Lemonade. Cost is $15.00 per person and reserva-
titles of Little, Junior, sor is Main Line Fitness. Boxing. Melissa Routt. Her sponsor tions are due by June 6, 2017. Reservations can be
and Miss West Unity. is Rupcol. sent to PO Box 337, Swanton or to Maryam Berta at
Doors open at 6:30 or 419-878-2267.
and the pageant
begins at 7 PM. Margaret Cheney will present the program on
Tickets at the door “Researching Before 1850 - Methods and Tips on
are $5. How to Research Earlier Records”.
Mallory Zuver is the 8 year
old daughter of Zac and Margaret Cheney is currently the president of the
Mary Zuver. Her spon- Ohio Genealogical Society located in Bellville, Ohio.
sors are Clark’s Lawncare The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state
& Snow Removal, Pioneer genealogical society in the United States with over
Fabrication, Pikes Refuse, 5,500 members. The state-of-the-art library is now
and Bones Auto. six years old. Margaret also chairs First Families
of Ohio, a lineage society that honors over 20,000
ancestors who lived in Ohio prior to the end of 1820.

Margaret has served on numerous committees
for the Ohio Genealogical Society and has served
as trustee and first vice-president. She helped form
Century Families of Ohio (another lineage society)
and has worked on forming the newest lineage so-
ciety, The Society of Families of the Old Northwest

Fulton County Genealogical Society meetings are
held at Trinity Lutheran Church. 410 Taylor St.,
Delta. Parking and entry is on the back side of the

Visitors are welcome. Hope to see you there!


Four County Career Center
Board Of Education
Holds Special Meeting

Matayvia Van Zile is the 11 Gabrielle Rodriguez is the McKenna Wendorf is the 14 Vivien Ewing is the 14 year A Special May Meeting of the Four County Career
year old daughter of Paul 11 year old daughter of year old daughter of Tobey old daughter of Jenn Nich- Center Board of Education was held on Thursday,
Proper and Tiffany Proper. Josh and Emily Rodriguez. Wendorf and Lisa Wendorf. ols-Ewing and James Ew- May 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. As part of the Super-
Her sponsor is Loco Sounds Her sponsor is Miguel’s Her sponsor is B&G Out- ing. Her sponsor is Burger intendent’s Report, the board accepted and/or ap-
- Nune Molina. Trucking. door Power Equipment. Dairy. proved the following items:
Tayler Bleikamp is the 14 Taylor Kuhn is the 15 year Zoi Bauer is the 16 year old Kyra Knapp is the 15 year
year old daughter of Dan old granddaughter of Tim daughter of Greg Bauer and old daughter of Tim Knapp • The three (3) year Master Contract between
and Ginny Bleikamp. Her and Lynn Belding. Her Justin Carrines. Her spon- and Misty Knapp. Her spon- the Four County Joint Vocational District Board of
sponsor is Advantage Ma- sponsor is Knead for Ther- sor is Jim & Connie Priser. sor is Airtight Insulating. Education and the Four County Joint Vocational
chine & Manufacturing. apy. School Education Association July 1, 2017 through
June 30, 2020 as presented.

• The contract between the Northwest Ohio
Educational Service Center Governing Board and
Four County Career Center for Speech Therapy Ser-
vices for the 2017-2018 school year.

As part of the Treasurer’s Report, the Board ac-
cepted and/or approved the following items:

• The updated Five-Year Forecast and as-
sumptions for Fiscal Years ending June 30, 2017
through 2021 as presented.

Upcoming meetings involving members of the
Four County Career Center Board of Education in-
clude the regular June Board of Education Meeting
on June 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose
Room at Four County Career Center.




JUNE 9TH, 2017 - JUNE 16TH, 2017

FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH SUNDAY, JUNE 11TH •Bryan Jubilee begins
• Miss West Unity Pageant 7:00 PM AREA GRADUATIONS: •North Central School Board 6:30 PM

•Gathering in Unity - Bryan 2:00 PM •Edon School Board 5:30 PM
See detailed schedule in this week’s edition MONDAY, JUNE 12TH
•Williams County Commissioners 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14TH
•Pioneer Days - •Montpelier Village Council 6:00 PM •Fayette village Council 6:00 PM
See detailed schedule in this week’s edition •Pioneer Village Council 7:00 PM
•Stryker Village Council 6:00 PM THURSDAY, JUNE 15TH
•Fulton County Relay for Life - •Wanton Village Council 7:00 PM •Williams County Commissioners 9:00 AM
See detailed schedule in this week’s edition •Fayette School Board 7:00 PM •Fulton County Commissioners Meeting 9:00 AM
•Edgerton School Board 6:00 PM
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Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 13

Delta Teachers Ratify New 3-Year Contract

PHOTOS BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF ing Access+. For those taking HDHP, the amount is pro- lowing individuals: Peggy Damman, Brandy Sutton, Kerri
STUDENT OF THE MONTH ... Zach Mattin was recog- rated based on the teacher work time percentage. Simon, Audra Tolson, Jayme Burgoon, Jamie Knauss,
nized as the Delta Middle School student of the month at Nancy Butcher, Amanda Strayer, and Jamie Rulka
the PDY Board of Education meeting May 31. In other news:
• The board recognized the following “Students of The board approved the following overnight trips:
RECOGNITION ... Randy Wyse was recognized as the Del- the Month”: Delta Elementary School – Randy Wyse, Del- • The High School Girls Basketball team - over-
ta Elementary School student of the month at the PDY ta Middle School – Zach Mattin, Delta High School – Jose night basketball camp at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike,
Board of Education meeting May 31. Arroyo Sierra was not present. Ohio.
• The board approved Superintendent Ted Hansel- • The High School Football team - National Wing-T
By: James Pruitt man’s recommendations to approve: Camp at Trine University in Angola.
THE VILLAGE REPORTER • The High School Wrestling team - Bobcat Duals
The teachers union and the school board of the Pike- o Resident Educator Mentors for 2016-2017 school at Ohio University in Athens.
Delta-York Local School District have reached a contract. year - Mary Katherine Currier-Ford, Beth Juby, Michelle The board approved the following summer programs
The new deal takes effect Sept. 1 and runs through Egan (worked with two educators), Michelle Stickley, and staff:
Aug. 31, 2020. The contract features a 2 percent raise for Wendy Gutowitz, Nate Fox, Jill Anderson, Ron Zdunczyk, • The high school Summer School for credit recov-
the first year and second year and a 1.5 percent increase Andrea Johnson RESA Coordinator. ery program will run from May 30 through June 30 (15
in the third year. In the second year of the contract, a sessions). Ryan Ripke and Diane Lohman will cover class-
step will be added at Step 25 for individuals with a mas- o Sue Stamm Part-time Elementary Technology room per negotiated Master Agreements. Ripke will serve
ter’s degree, a master’s +15 and a master’s +30. The cur- 1-year contract as teacher of record for summer credit recovery courses
rent pay schedule ends at Step 18. at the tutor rate of pay as established in the negotiated
Both athletic supplemental and non-athletic supple- o Deedra Darby High School English Teacher Master Agreement.
mental contracts were increased to bring salaries up and 1-year contract • The Summer Reading Academy for the third
comparable with neighboring districts. grade reading guarantee will run June 12-16. Program is
Union members will pay a larger percentage of the o Nicole James Middle School/High School Span- set up for students who have not met the TGRG passing
premium for health care under the Access+ plan. In year ish Teacher 1-year contract score. The assessment will be given June 16. Anita Price
one, it will remain at 11 percent; in year two, the share will serve as the Summer Reading Academy tutor at the
rises to 13 percent and 14 percent in year three. Since o Brenda McCullough Food Service Director 2-year current tutor rate of pay as established in the Negotiated
Access+Plan is more expensive to the district, it benefits contract Master Agreement. Title I money will be used to cover
the schools if the members opt for the High Deductible cost.
Health Plan. If a member opts for the HDHP, they will o Janet Jacob District Building Custodian (AM) The board approved the NWOESC Migrant School Pro-
receive a $500 incentive for a single plan and $1,000 for Voluntary Transfer gram. The program will use the elementary school for the
a family plan. Should they want to opt for Access+, they Region VI Migrant Education Summer Educational Pro-
would be required to reimburse the district two-thirds o Mary Schmidt District Building Custodian (PM) gram from June 19 through Aug.3. The program will use
of the bonus after the first year and one-third after the Voluntary Transfer two Pike-Delta-York buses at a rate of $1.55 per mile.
second. The new contract has no share increase for the The Migrant School Program will hire bus drivers from
single plan, but a $75 increase for the family plan. For o Denise Burgoon Food Service 1-year contract the PDY drivers.
part-time employees, they will receive a single plan only o Sue Griesinger District Aide 1-year contract In highlights from the various department reports:
and be required to pay 20 percent of the premium if tak- o Anita Price, Elementary School teacher, The high school had 77 juniors take the ACT April 19
continuing with an average score of 18.7. The score is a little lower
o Michelle Stickley, Elementary School teacher, than last year, but not all of the juniors took the ACT and
continuing their scores will be factored in later.
o Sharon Smith, Elementary School teacher, • The high school sent out letters to 78 students
continuing about the Summer School for credit recovery.
o Patty Slagle Elementary School teacher, 1-year • Students for 2017-18 will be able to pick up
contract their schedules. Pictures, IPad distribution and paper-
o Gail Durfey High School Intervention teacher, work turn-in will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information will be
1-year contract mailed home in August.
o Bruce Histed High School Intervention teacher, • The high school recognized 191 students at its
1-year contract awards and honors event May 2.
o Katie Butler Elementary School Guidance, 2-year • High school teacher Michele Engel was recog-
contract nized by the University of Toledo School of Engineering.
o Samantha Kaczmarek Elementary School teach- She was nominated by alumni Logan Sherman as the
er, 2-year contract most influential educator in the decision to study engi-
o Jeff Mazurowski Elementary School Intervention neering at the university.
teacher, 2-year contract • Two juniors (Katie Walker and Elizabeth Posey)
o Mark Nagel Middle School Intervention teacher, were inducted into the National Technical Honors Society
2-year contract at the Four County Career Center.
o Johanna Young High School Math teacher, • Three students received “Outstanding Senior
2-year contract Awards” at Four County CC.
o Lynn Hull Elementary School teacher, 3-year o Anastacia Hite in the Visual Arts Career Techni-
contract cal Program
o Peggy Smith Middle School teacher, 3-year o Ariel Thebeau in the Medical Office Technologies
contract Career Technical Program.
o Katie Hamilton Middle School teacher, 3-year o Lane Heck in the Computer Networking and Re-
contract pair Career Technical Program.
o Laura Brown District School Nurse, 3-year • The high school will implement a school-wide ac-
contract ademic assist period. The period will be called PAWS and
The board also approved the following resignations: will run for 30 minutes, three times a week.
• Chad Smith, administrator contract, effective • The middle school ran nine fire drills, three
July 31 school safety drills and two tornado drills this year.
• Paige Triana, Middle School teacher, effective • The Panther Den Summer Camp will run June
July 31 5-16.
• Hayley Brown administrative assistant to super- • The elementary school reported 80 children for
intendent, effective Sept. 15, EMIS Coordinator kindergarten screening at the end of April. Ten students
• Deedra Darby, High School English, effective are registered for the two-year program.
July 31, 2018 • The school saw improvements in the percentage
• Janet Jacob Elementary School Aide, effective of students on track for ELA. The only grade to show a
May 31 drop from the first of the year to the end was the fourth
• Mary Schmidt Aide/Crossing Guard, effective grade because the gifted students missed the final STAR
May 31 testing window.
• Brenda McCullough Transportation Secretary, • Math was a mixed bag, but students get tougher
effective July 31 questions as they master problems, Principal Ellen Ber-
The board approved the hiring of temporary summer nal said.
staff: James can be reached at
• Authorize additional summer hours for Brenda
McCullough as transportation secretary, not to exceed 80
• Authorize additional temporary staff positions for
painting and maintenance work to take place during the
summer months. The total number of hours by employ-
ees is not to exceed 2,200 hours. Employees will be paid
per OAPSE Negotiated Agreement of 75 percent of base
custodial rate. Positions and hours to be filled by the fol-

Four County Career Center Marks 48th Annual Recognition Day Ceremony

Four hundred nineteen seniors were awarded cer- panied by the Armed Services Recruiters and seniors Technologies, and James Branham (Edgerton) Weld-
tificates along with other student achievements and enlisted in the armed services. Superintendent Tim ing Fabrication.
Career Passports marking the end of their career and Meister introduced Board of Education members. Ma-
technical training during Four County Career Center’s son Locke (Hilltop) Law Enforcement & Security Tac- Forty-five students were named Outstanding Se-
48th annual Recognition Day Ceremony with over tics, and Taylor Snyder (Liberty Center) Early Child- niors for exemplary performance in their career and
1,800 parents and guests in attendance. hood Education, announced student achievement technical and academic programs and presented
activities. Guest speakers for the Recognition Day with award plaques by their department supervisors.
Career and Technical Education Director Rick Ceremony were senior students Kathariena Foster Awards and scholarship monies of over $616,000 to
Bachman was Presiding Chairman of the ceremonies. (Hilltop) Health Careers, Anastacia Hite (Delta) Visu- be used to further students’ education at community
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Abigail Weller (Na- al Art & Design, Jaryd Hobbs (Archbold) Automotive colleges and universities were also awarded during the
poleon) Law Enforcement & Security Tactics, accom- ceremony.

from Williams county included (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Caleb Overmyer (Bryan)
Computer Design/3D Modeling; Chyanne Cameron (Stryker) Visual Art and De- AWARDS ... Students receiving awards from Fulton county included (FRONT - LEFT
sign; Zoe Stantz (Montpelier) Chef Training; Jewell Knapp (Hilltop) Interior Design; TO RIGHT) Anastacia Hite (Delta) Visual Art and Design; Rachelle Wyse (Arch-
Josh Landel (Edon) Software Development & Game Design; Brandon Thompson bold) Culinary Arts Management; Paige Blad (Fayette) Veterinarian Assistant; Jared
(Edgerton) Auto Collision Repair and Government; Alyssa Imm (Edgerton) Build- Fahrer (Evergreen) Diesel Mechanics; Alexa Martinez (Wauseon) English; (BACK -
ing Trades/Carpentry and Financial Math; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Alexandrea LEFT TO RIGHT) Jared Blosser (Wauseon) English and Government; Jaryd Hobbs
Warner (Montpelier) Math; Breana Ervin (Montpelier) Health Careers; Jerall Jack (Archbold) Automotive Technologies; Kaitlyn Couts (Wauseon) Cosmetology; and
(Bryan) Early Childhood Education; Kathariene Foster (Hilltop) Health Careers - Andrew Wyse (Archbold) Powersports. Absent from the photo are Noah Gacken-
Mentoring Program and English; Kolton Myers (Bryan) Fire and Rescue; and Alex bach (Pettisville) Automotive Technologies; Lane Heck (Delta) Chemistry and Ameri-
Miller (Bryan) Hospitality Services. Absent from the photo are Bristle Dix (Stryker) can Government; and Ariel Thebeau (Delta) Medical Office Technologies.
Pre-Engineering; Jayden Keesbury (Edgerton) Advanced Math; and Mariah Streeter
(Bryan) English.


14 - “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Library News

Field Trip Mysteries Detective Academy Teen Summer Reading

At Bryan Main Library Children’s Dept. At Swanton Library For Grades 6-12

The Bryan Main Library Children’s Department is excited to offer the Field Trip Mys- This summer at the Swanton Public pizza party. Prizes to win will be: $50.00
teries book series! Meet Egg, Gum, Sam, and Cat four sixth grade detectives and best Library, teens can read it to win it! All cash gift card, $20.00 gift card to Barnes
friends who find more than souvenirs on their class field trips to the Grand Canyon, the who have just finished grades 6-12 are & Noble, 4 Skye Cinema movie passes, Ice
Everglades, Yellowstone National Park and more. They solve crimes, catch crooks, crack welcome to participate in the teen sum- Cream Crossing gift certificates, and more!
codes and then ride the bus back to school. Wherever field trips take them, mysteries mer reading challenge. To win, teens just
are not far behind. need to read 400 minutes between June After June 5, go to our website at
5 and July 31. Teens who make it to 200
Kids’ ages 8-12 interested in the Field Trip Mysteries book series are invited to at- minutes receive a free cheesy bread cer- teen-summer to print out a reading calen-
tend the Detective Academy on Thursday, June 22 from 6:30 to 8:00pm in the Chil- tificate to Tano’s; winners who make it to dar, or come to the library to pick one up.
dren’s Department. Young detectives will learn detective skills, make their own spy kit, 400 receive a free book of their choice, an Teens can also win a weekly small prize for
and check-out their first Field Trip Mysteries book (library card required). Registration earbuds/cell phone stand, an entry in the every 50 minutes read. Check the reading
begins on June 5th and is open to the first 25 kids. grand prize drawing, and an invitation to calendar to see what prize is on offer for
the end-of-summer Pizza Party in August! which week.
The Bryan Main Library is located at 107 East High Street. For more information,
please call Vickie Zippay at 419-636-6734 ext. 243. Every 200 minutes past four hundred Please call the library at 419-826-2760,
garners another free book and another en- stop by, or visit our website for more infor-
INFORMATION PROVIDED try in the drawing. The drawings for the mation. Swanton Library is located at 305
grand prizes will take place at the August Chestnut Street in Swanton.
Meet Jim Basketball Jones At

Stryker & Edgerton Branch Libraries Swanton Public Library Announces June 2017 Events

PHOTO PROVIDED tricks. As his skills grew, Thursdays, June 15 from 7:00 pm to for grades K, 1, and 2. Meet a professional
GUEST SPEAKER ... “Jim Basketball Jones” will perform his disability shrank com- 8:00 pm – Writers’ Group. Do you want photographer who’s worked all over, like
on Tuesday, June 13 at the Stryker Branch Library at pared to his new found to write but are not sure how? Are you a at zoos and sports games, and learn to
11:00 am, then at the Edgerton Branch Library at 1:00 confidence. It wasn’t long writer interested in input on your work? If take some of your own photos. Children
pm. Both events are free to the public, and all ages are before people would see so, you’re invited to join the writers’ group who just completed these grades are in-
welcome to attend! Jim all around town spin- led by local freelance author Nathan Ja- vited. Free! No registration required.
ning basketballs at Boy cobs. Attendees should bring works to
“Jim Basketball Jones” someday become so good Scout meetings, nursing share, both finished and in-progress, and Thursdays, June 15, 22, and 29 from
first started spinning a that he would be asked homes, handicapped group be ready to discuss ways to improve writ- 10:15 am to 11:45 am – Intro to Yoga.
basketball in the 6th grade to perform at NBA games, homes, churches, festivals, ing skills. Registration is requested, but Join us for a yoga class taught by Aimee
to try and fit in that awk- nor that his escape would and parades. walk-ins are welcome. Strohbeck. Please bring a yoga mat and
ward middle school age. eventually become his ca- towel and wear comfortable clothing for
For him, it was a time to be reer. Jim began to share his Mondays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, easy movement. No experience necessary.
creative and let his imagi- story at these events, and 10, 17, and 24 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm – Class fee is by donation with proceeds
nation go. He would dream As a young child, Jim spoke on hard work and Music & Movement. Music and movement benefiting the library. There is no class on
of someday performing his was diagnosed with dys- overcoming life obstacles are tied together with literacy in this sum- June 1 or 8.
new tricks in front of an lexia. The same hard work all while having a little fun mer family series on Monday afternoons.
audience. At that time he Jim used to overcome this along the way. 15 years Sing, dance, play instruments, and read! Thursdays, June 15, 22, and 29 from
had no idea that he would adversity, he also applied and 5,000 assemblies later Focus is on preschool and early grades, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Chair Yoga. This
to learning new basketball Jim continues to inspire but the entire family is welcome. Free! class involves the same poses done in
by bringing his story to as- other yoga classes, but modified to make
semblies nationwide. Mondays, June 5 and 26 from 6:30 pm them gentler while sitting or sometimes
to 8:00 pm – Essential Oils. Come to the standing with a chair for balance and sup-
You can meet “Jim Bas- library for a brief introduction to essential port. Class fee is $5. No yoga mat is re-
ketball Jones” and watch oils and their relationship to health and quired for this class. There is no class on
him perform on Tuesday, well-being. Registration is required for this June 1 or 8.
June 13th at the Stryker free program; please call us at 419-826-
Branch Library at 11:00 2760, come in, or visit our website. Thursday, June 15 at 4:00 pm – Fan-
am and then at the Edg- dom Wars for grades 6-12. Come to the
erton Branch Library at Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, library for fandom fun! Be prepared to
1:00 pm. Both events are 18, and 25 at 10:30 am – Storytime. Week- advocate for your own fandom and to find
free to the public and the ly classes offered at Swanton Library for out more about others to see if you’re in-
whole family is welcome to children ages 6 months to 5 years. Chil- terested in joining in. Snacks, videos, priz-
attend! dren can help build a better world through es, and other stuff included! FREE! Teens
stories, music, and crafts. Free. No regis- who just completed these grades are in-
For more information on tration required. vited. FREE!
the Stryker Branch Library
event, which is located at Wednesday, June 7 from 10:30 am to Thursday, June 15 from 6:30 pm to
304 South Defiance Street, 11:30 am – Sense Surround for grades 3, 8:00 pm – Cardmaking. Create lovely
please call Connie Aeschli- 4, and 5. Use your senses to figure out friendship cards during the next install-
man at 419-682-5081. what that weird stuff is. Children who just ment in our series of cardmaking classes
To learn more about the completed these grades are invited. Free! with instructor Anna Geis. A $6.00 supply
Edgerton Branch Library No registration required. fee covers three cards. Children 8 years
event, which is at 319 and older are welcome when accompa-
North Michigan Avenue, Wednesdays, June 7 and 21 from 4:00 nied by an adult. Registration is required;
contact Shanea Herman at pm to 5:30 pm – Anime Club for grades please call us at 419-826-2760, come in,
419-298-3230. 6-12. Two meetings this month! Japanese or visit our website.
snacks, food and drinks, and three epi-
Swanton Public Library Children’s Summer sodes of anime chosen by the attendees. Monday, June 19 at 7:00 pm – Swan-
Reading Program “Build a Better World” Begins Free! ton Public Library Board of Trustees meet-
ing. The public is welcome to attend.
Explore all kinds of building this sum- • The final party for grades K and up Thursday, June 8 from 10:30 am to
mer with Swanton Public Library’s 2017 and their families will be on Friday, July 11:15 am – Makes Sense for grades K, 1, Wednesday, June 21 from 10:30 am to
children’s Summer Reading Program! The 28 at 10:30 am. Beverly Meyer aka The and 2. Use your senses to figure out what 11:15 am – Castles in the Sky with local
reading goal: Read for 500 minutes (8 Music Lady will be here to do her amazing that weird stuff is. Children who just com- architect Kevin Young for grades 3, 4, and
hours, 20 minutes) between June 5 and show! Audience participation, silliness, pleted these grades are invited. Free! No 5. Castles, buildings, bridges, even your
July 28 – that’s only about ten minutes a and more! The Grand Prize Drawing will registration required. school — all were designed by architects.
day. All children up through fifth grade follow immediately at 11:15 am. Children who just completed these grades
can sign up beginning June 5 all the way Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 are invited. Free! No registration required.
through July 27. Children 2 and under Dinosaur School: Children ages 4 up pm – Native Plants with Hal Mann, local
can sign up with their guardians to do through second grade can attend weekly Master Gardener. What are native plants? Thursday, June 22 from 10:30 am to
an activity sheet instead. Winners will sessions of the “Incredible Years Preven- Why are they important? While showing 11:15 am – Capturing Castles with local
get prizes and their names entered in the tion Program” or “Dinosaur School” at pictures, Hal will discuss the importance architect Kevin Young for grades K, 1, and
Grand Prize Drawing. 11:15 am on Tuesdays, starting June 6. of these plants to pollinators, butterflies, 2. Castles, buildings, bridges, even your
This is a program that builds social skills birds, and our local environment. He will school — all were designed by architects.
Weekly parties are also offered during through fun and learning, put on by Four also offer free potted plants to partici- Children who just completed these grades
June and July for fun and prizes. Children County Family Center. pants. are invited. Free! No registration required.
attend according to the grade just com-
pleted in school. Times for each age group Music & Movement: Preschoolers and Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 pm – Adult Thursday, June 22 from 6:30 pm to
are as follows: their families can also attend a Monday book discussion led by Marty Kaback. This 8:00 pm – Guitar Classes. Beginner class-
afternoon series focusing on literacy and month’s topic is This Was Not the Plan by es will be at 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm, while
• The kickoff for all ages will be the learning through music and songs! Chil- Cristina Alger. a more intermediate/advanced class is at
“Build a Better Sundae” Ice Cream Party dren will play instruments, learn simple 7:30 pm. This program is free; registration
on Monday, June 5 at 10:30 am. Come dances and songs, and hear stories relat- Mondays, June 12, 19, and 26 from is required. Please bring a guitar if you
to the library for a build-your-own-ice- ing to the songs and theme of the week. 10:15 am to 11:45 am – Beginning Yoga. have one.
cream-sundae bar, stories, games, and The focus is on preschoolers but all ages This class is slightly more advanced than
more. Bring the whole family! This is also are welcome. Thursday morning’s yoga class, offering Wednesday, June 28 from 10:30 am
the first time kids can sign up for the read- students an opportunity to expand their to 11:15 am – Community Builders with
ing. Come on Monday afternoons at 4:30 skill level. Class fee is $10.00 per ses- Swanton Fire (and fire dog!) and Police
pm, June 5 through July 24. sion with multi-session tickets available. Departments for grades 3, 4, and 5. Meet
• Toddlers (ages 2 and under with Please bring a yoga mat and towel and police officers and firefighters and try out
guardian) meet on Tuesday mornings at Contests: There are contests for chil- wear comfortable clothing. There is no some of their gear. Children who just com-
10:30 am, June 6 through July 25. dren at the library as well throughout class on June 5. pleted these grades are invited. Free! No
June and July. Every week, a picture of a registration required.
• Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) meet on beaver will be hidden in a new place. Find Wednesday, June 14 from 10:30 am to
Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, June 6 it and fill out its location on the entry slip, 11:15 am – See the World with Rebecca Thursday, June 29 from 10:30 am to
through July 25. then bring the slip to the front desk to get Fry for grades 3, 4, and 5. Meet a profes- 11:15 am – Community Builders with
a prize. Only one submission per week, sional photographer who’s worked all over, Swanton Fire (and fire dog!) and Police
• Grades K, 1, and 2 meet on Thursday please. In June, children can also look like at zoos and sports games, and learn to Departments for grades K, 1, and 2. Meet
mornings at 10:30 am, June 8 through for fifteen pictures of monuments hidden take some of your own photos. Children police officers and firefighters and try out
July 27. in the children’s area. Find all fifteen and who just completed these grades are in- some of their gear. Children who just com-
pick a prize from the Stash! vited. Free! No registration required. pleted these grades are invited. Free! No
• Grades 3, 4, and 5 meet on Wednes- registration required.
day mornings at 10:30 am, June 7 through For more information call 419-826- Thursday, June 15 from 10:30 am to
July 26. 2760, visit the library’s website at http:// 11:15 am – Picture It! with Rebecca Fry INFORMATION PROVIDED
• On Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 am, all reading-program or visit the library at 305 Swanton Public Library Kid’s Events
ages are invited to the halfway through Chestnut Street in Swanton.
show with the Toledo Zoo and real ani- This week at Swanton Public Library: Family Center.
mals! • Preschoolers and their families can • Children who just completed grades
find out “How Does Your Garden Grow?”
Bryan Public Library Announces during Music & Movement on Monday, 3, 4, and 5 can “See the World” with pro-
Special Hours For Jubilee Week June 12, at 4:30 pm. fessional photographer Rebecca Fry on
• Toddlers ages 6 months to 2 years Wednesday, June 14, at 10:30 am.
The Main Library in Bryan will have special hours during Jubilee Week. The with an attending adult can learn about
Bryan Library will be open Monday through Friday, June 12 through June 16, from “Growing Gardens” on Tuesday, June 13, • Children who just completed grades
10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The West Annex of the Bryan Library will be open Monday at 10:30 am. K, 1, and 2 can “Picture It!” with pro-
through Thursday, June 12 through June 15, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and will • Children ages 3-5 can come to the fessional photographer Rebecca Fry on
be closed on Friday, June 16. Branches of the Williams County Public Library in “Construction Induction” on Tuesday, Thursday, June 15, at 10:30 am.
Edgerton, Edon, Pioneer, Stryker and West Unity will NOT be affected by these June 13, at 10:30 am.
special hours. • Children ages 4 up through second • Teens who just completed grades
grade can attend the “Incredible Years 6-12 are invited to compete and have fun
INFORMATION PROVIDED Prevention Program” or Dinosaur School in the “Fandom Wars” on Thursday, June
at 11:15 am on Tuesday, June 13. This is 15, at 4:00 pm.
a program that builds social skills through
fun and learning put on by Four County For more information call 419-826-
2760, visit the library’s website at http:// or visit the
library at 305 Chestnut Street in Swanton.



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Hilltop Jr. & Sr. High Academic Awards Announced

GPA STUDENTS Quinn Smith Art II-Johnnie Roth Carother, Logan Fleming, Art 7-Leanna Baker BE E2 SMART LOGO
3.30 – 3.64 9TH GRADE HONOR Art IV-Shelby Kuney Ganster,Felicity Jackson, Spanish 8-Jaden Rising
Samuel Shilling Emily Banks Spanish I-Brianna Bell Shelby Kuney, Jaclyn
Shanti Wyse Brianna Bell Spanish II-Veronica Lovejoy, Sydni Rivera, SAM BOEHNLEIN JH PRINCIPALS AWARD
Chase Williams Hayden Brown Pre-Algebra-Brody Mc- 7TH GRADE
Ethan Eberly Murdaugh Johnnie Roth,
Kurestin Bowers Joshua Fugate Spanish III-Baron Blei- Ben Routhier, Joel Neal Justin Ayala Aguilera
Mitchel Tule Chelsea Funk Lana Baker
Blake Funkhouser kamp Sauber,Austin KEN BROWN Leana Baker
Stefanie Weaver James Garrett Spanish IV Abby Schaper Schaffner,Abigail Pre-Algebra-Bryce Bueh- Tori Bauer
Joel Sauber Katie Geis Schaper, Ethan
Haley Geis SAM BOEHNLEIN Schoonover,Sam rer Chascity Brehm
Jeremiah Miller Zakkary Horton Algebra I-Isaac McKinney Shilling,Quinn Smith, Integrated Math-Olivia Bryce Buehrer
Kara Brown Kayleen Jennings Financial Algebra-Quinn Tyler Suboski, Makalie
Kyra Knapp Swisher, Chase Williams, McKinney Ella Calvin
11TH GRADE Alexia Long Smith Aubrey Wyse & Marisa Brennon Carter
3.65 – 3.99 Isaac McKinney Applied Algebra II-Shanti SARAH BURKHOLDER Jamie Chester
Morgan Norden Yates Pre-Algebra-Emily Stick- Kacy Connolly
Leslie Schroeder Blue Repp Wyse ISWEEEP & GENIUS
Tyler Suboski Kendall Roth JANICE BRUNER ney Ty Creamer
Emmi Ryan American History-Nash OLYMPIAD Damon Crooks
Austin Schaffner Madelyn Schaper Colleen Bell KATIE FREY Ericka Dennison
Jordan Bell Daniel Shilling Kuney SAM MARAN Intro to AFNR-Laurynn Andyn Haynes
Johnnie Roth Katelynn Smith American Government- HS Band-Marisa Yates
Elisabeth Summers Music History-Veronica Wieland Ian Hoffman
Audrey Funkhouser Benjamin Wieland Tyler Suboski Murdaugh Alexandra Horton
Benjamin Routhier Current Events-Tyler NATHAN MASSIE DAN HURD Carson Jennings
10TH GRADE HONOR Algebra I-Faith Ward JH Quiz Bowl- Emmitt
Becca Miller ROLL STUDENTS Suboski ANDREW MILLER Holly Jermeay
12TH GRADE Samantha Appleton Economics-Collen Bell Algebra II-Johnnie Roth Burdine Jozlyn Jones
Luis Ayala Aguilera Advanced Math-Jeremiah Ian Hoffman Blake Kuszmaul
3.30 – 3.64 Alisha Bauer KATIE FREY Carson Jennings Elijah Kuszmaul
Felicity Jackson Zoi Bauer AFNR-Mady Underwood Miller Ethan Siebenaler Sarah Laney
Ethan Stiltner Riley Burdine III Animal & Plant Science- Geometry-Brianna Bell Hunter Leupp
Aubrie Calvin SAM MARAN Gabriel Matthews
Jewell Knapp Easton Heer Chelsea Funk LENA MILLER 7th Grade Band
Caden Wiechers Nash Kuney Structural Engineering- HS Choir-Brianna Bell Elijah Kuszmaul Isabel May
Chance Grapengeter Christian McKinney Women’s Choir-Aubrie 8th Grade Band Olivia McKinney
Veronica Murdaugh Austin Schaffner Ethan Siebenaler
Tim Maneval Joshua Pace TONY GERIG Calvin Avrie Reed
Christopher Rhoades Health 9-Jay Garrett Career Search I-Ryan Language Arts 7-Hunter Kaleb Schaffner
Kamry Gray Haylee Sexton Phy. Ed. I/II-Brayden Alexander Swany-Rich-
Taylor Trent Morgyn Siegel Brooker Leupp
Ethan Dunson Gorsuch Early Childhood Language Arts 8-Kodi mond
12TH GRADE Madisyn Underwood CRISTIN HAGANS Development-Riley Matthew Wyse
3.65 – 3.99 Braden Yates Physics-Colleen Bell Brenner
Kathariena Foster Biology I-Veronica Burdine 8TH GRADE
Kailah Sowles OUTSTANDING Financial Management HELEN PHILLIPS Sara Barnum
Shelby Kuney STUDENT AWARDS Murdaugh Careers 8-Taryn Grant Tayler Bleikamp
Jasmine Haynes Anatomy & Physiology- Tim Maneval Kodi Brenner
Marisa Yates FOR 2016-2017 Healthy Safe Foods- Transitions Careers Emmitt Burdine
Leah Carothers Ariana Brown Calena Hallock
11TH GRADE MARION ALLEN Bausch & Lomb Science Ethan Dunson Kasin Deck
Yearbook-Marisa Yates TOM SCHAPER JANIE RIVERA Michael Garcia
4.0 Physical Science-Brianna Award-Johnnie Roth English I-Brianna Bell American History
Molly Roesch State Science Fair- English II-Veronica Tayler Bleikamp Taryn Grant
12TH GRADE Bell Colleen Bell, Ariana World Cultures-Kacy Karter Gray
Brown,Steven Riley & Murdaugh Americus Maddox
4.0 DESIREE ARPS ABBIE SMITH Connolly Brody McNeal
Mason Locke Art I-Blake Funkhouser Sydni Rivera HS Quiz Team Stephanie Moncaleano
Colleen Bell NATIONAL Colleen Bell,Katie Foster, ABBIE SMITH Hannah Riley
Ariana Brown HONOR SOCIETY Shelby Kuney, Logan Science 7-Ian Hoffman Jaden Rising
Sydni Rivera Colleen Bell, Ariana Fleming, Makalie Swish- Science 8-Arleigh VanA- Connor Schlosser
Abigail Schaper Brown, Kara Brown, er & Sage Repp Ethan Siebenaler
Landrey Brown, Leah JV QUIZ TEAM rsdalen McKenna Wendorf
Brianna Bell,Teryn JH State Science Fair Kolin Zuver
Edon Northwest Local Schools Stephanie Moncaleano
Announces 2017 Class Awards Ben Wieland, Nash Hannah Riley ROLL

TOP 10% Alyssa Maier 2016-2017 CLASS Kuney, CAMERON THOMPSON Lana Baker
Alyssa Maier Shaylee Manahan OFFICERS Haylee Sexton & Morgyn Digital Skills 7-Andyn Leanna Baker
Eliza Zulch Haynes
Paige Schaffter Jared Best, President Siegel Tori Bauer
HONOR GRADUATES Karissa Sonneberger Eliza Zulch, V. President CAMERON THOMPSON JENNIFER YOH Chascity Brehm
Karissa Sonneberger Samantha Trausch Hannah Kaylor, Secretary Digital Skills HS-Ethan Reading Skills A Bryce Buehrer
Jordan Winebernner Alyssa Maier, Treasurer Ericka Dennison
Valedictorian Eberly Reading Skills B Ella Calvin
Paige Schaffter Eliza Zulch 2017 EHS SENIOR JEN YOH Jamie Chester
CLASS POST HIGH English III-Sam Shilling Sarah Laney Kacy Connolly
Salutatorian 2016-2017 STUDENT English IV-Shelby Kuney Ericka Dennison
2017 DIPLOMAS WITH Physical Education I/II Ian Hoffman
HONORS Samantha Trausch 4 Year college - 42% son Alexandra Horton
Jared Best President Work - 32% CCP Composition I-John- Connor Schlosser Carson Jennings
Josh Braun Karissa Sonneberger 2 Year College - 24% nie Roth Hunter Leupp
Hannah Kaylor Vice President Military - 1% CCP Composition 2-Leah DANCE Olivia McKinney
Sarah Lemmon Paige Schaffter 8th Grade
Sarah Lemmon Carothers Breanna Lehnartz Avrie Reed
Evan Schoonover Ragen Roesch
World Studies-Brianna 7th Grade Matthew Wyse
Tori Bauer
Bell Brennon Carter 8TH GRADE HONOR
American History-Beau Kacy Connolly ROLL
Haley Lloyd
Zuver Tayler Bleikamp
HS Perfect Attendance Emmitt Burdine
Jamie Chester – Winner Taryn Grant
Justin Lesniak Mark Vivien Ewing – 1st Run- Jaden Rising
ner Up Connor Schlosser
& Blue Repp Arleigh VanArsdalen
Chase Whitman
Ella Calvin Laurynn Wieland


Four County Fulton County Relay For
Perfect Attendance Life Book Sale To Be Held

Jewell Knapp The Fulton Co. Relay for Life Book Sale will be held
Thursday June 8 from noon to 9pm, Friday June 9 from
PHOTOS PROVIDED FOUR COUNTY noon to midnight and Saturday June 10 from 7am to
ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS ... Edon Alumni Scholarship left to right: Josh Braun, Brayden STATE COMPETITORS noon.
Bauer, McKenna Trausch, Austin Batt, Jared Cook. Katie Foster – Nutrition
It will be held under the Grand Stand at the Fulton Co.
Knowledge Test Fairgrounds. Books will be $2 bag after 10am Saturday
Katie Foster – State and Books Free after 11 am. People from the community
have been donating books and we have a wide variety
HOSA including cook books, children’s, craft, self help, medical,
Officer of the Year inspirational, business, biographies and fiction.

Jaclyn Lovejoy There will also be DVDs CDs, Puzzles and Board
Career Health Display Games. The Relay starts at 6pm on Friday at June 9 with
many fun activities planned for the whole family.
Kiley Wilson
Advanced Office Systems COMBINED 20 YEARS LOCAL
& Procedures
Collin Todd • 3D & Flat Murals
Computer Network Tech- • Interior Painting & Theming

nology • Exterior Painting
Caden Wiechers
Systems Administrations Call Dustin at LaBo’s Creative Design today for your
free quote and to view examples. (419) 633-2934
Using Cisco
(Residential, Business, Church, Agricultural & More)
AWARDS ... Front Row left to right: McKenna Trausch, Karissa Sonneberger, Eliza Four County National
Zulch, Murphy Smith, Paige Schaffter, Samantha Trausch, Shaylee Manahan, Alyson Technical Society
Bergall. Second Row left to right: Josh Braun, Josh Landel, Alyssa Maier, Hannah Kay- TBA
lor, Sarah Lemmon, Jared Best, Cole Dietsch, Hunter Dennis. Third Row left to right:
Evan Fisk, Brayden Bauer, Austin Batt, Jared Cook, Preston Klingler, Jordan Wineber- JH OUTSTANDING
nner, Levi Brandt. STUDENT AWARDS

FOR 2016-2017



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Assorted Sports Action

Wauseon Players From FCA Soccer Boys Advances To Michigan State Youth State Cup

FCA Soccer Boys 05 Pre-Academy ad- the game, Liverpool is sunk back inside Rusty Schlenk Takes Second
vanced in the Michigan State Youth Soc- their box, but their left back defender Consecutive Win At Oakshade
cer Association (MSYSA) State Cup. The made an unfortunate error and handles
U12 (05) division had 44 teams in the the ball inside the penalty area. Hunter Rusty Schlenk is starting off this sea- Main. Craig Dippman worked his way up
their division, with the FCA 05 Boys ad- Keivens with another penalty kick goal son in championship form with his $2,000 to third, but ended up spinning on a re-
vancing to the Round of 16 held in Sagi- and the score is tied 3-3! With no time American Late Model Series (ALMS) fea- start which brought out another yellow
naw, MI on May 20. FCA has an early left, FCA is awarded a free kick from 35 ture victory Saturday his second consecu- and forced him to the rear of the field. Foks
morning game on Saturday (8:30am yards out. Manny Gante from Wauseon tive win at Oakshade Raceway. was able to get by Henry to pick up his first
kick off) vs Michigan Rush Lansing 05. takes the shot, the Liverpool goalie A Main win of the year. The Holland, Ohio,
FCA got an early lead of 3-0 by halftime (standing 5 foot 4 inches tall) makes a Schlenk faced some stiff competition driver also took over the Bomber point lead
with goals by Jack Stamats and two from huge save and gets his finger tips on the early in the 30-lap ALMS feature event with the win. Henry settled for a second
Luke (Bubba) Morris. But the winds had rebound shot from Hunter Keivens. We from outside pole-sitter Curtis Roberts. place finish followed by Ryan Gorey, Tim
changed and FCA found themselves are heading to overtime AGAIN! After 10 Roberts took the initial lead at the drop Hancock and Richard Riffe.
tied 3-3 with 15 min left in regulation. mins of a hard fought battle, at 10 min of the green flag. Schlenk was able to get
FCA scored with 8 min left to make it and 15 second of OT, Liverpool #5 hits by Roberts for the top spot on lap seven, Brogan Rehklau started seventh in the
4-3 (goal by Hunter Keivens, assisted by a screamer from 25 yards out that goes but Roberts fought back and the two driv- Compact feature event and quickly darted
Christian Orta). However, with 3 min left upper 90, crossbar and down into the ers exchanged the lead a few times until out to the front of the field. Rehklau, from
in the game Rush Lansing scored an in- goal. The FCA Boys fell 4-3 in the State Schlenk finally was able to dispose of Rob- Waldron, Michigan, improved on his 13th
credible goal to draw 4-4. This sent the Quarter finals. Excellent weekend from erts for good on lap 10. Multiple caution place finish from a couple weeks ago with
game into Overtime. At the end of the the team and a very proud coach. flags in the final ten laps kept the field his first feature win of the year. Carter
first 10 min overtime period, the teams tight behind Schlenk. The last caution pe- Murday finished second with Jeff Foks Sr.
were still tied 4-4. With 6 min left in the Roster (Round of 16 winners photo riod came out with two laps to go. Mathew ending up third. Clinton Urban took home
game, FCA is awarded a penalty kick for order) – (Back row) Joel Gray, Chesney Chapman was running second and pulled a fourth place finish after posting a heat
a Rush Lansing player handball inside Wilke, Christian Orta, Jack Stamats, up alongside Schlenk after the restart. The race win earlier in the night. Matt Brazeau
the penalty area. Hunter Keivens takes Braden Vajen, Jamari Williams, Beni- McClure, Ohio, driver was able to fend off started 12th and worked his way up to a
the penalty kick and scores! FCA is up cio Torres, Jesse Miller, Manuel Gante. the challenge and went on to take the earn fifth place finish.
5-4. The momentum was building and (Bottom) Hunter Keivens, Luke (Bubba) his 24th career ALMS feature win. Chap-
the crowd surround the field is mak- Morris. With Coach Andrew Olnhausen man settled for a second place finish with Wauseon, Ohio, driver Dylan Hough got
ing a rumble. With 4 min left Christian Devin Shiels in third. Defending track by Duane Fletcher on the first lap of the
Orta plays a through ball into Bubba FCA Soccer now has four locations champion Brian Ruhlman worked his way night’s final event, the Bomber B Main.
(Luke Morris) for another goal, FCA is throughout Northwest Ohio and South- up to a fourth place finish after starting Fletcher would fall off the pace early and
up 6-4. With under a min left in the sec- east Michigan. Locations in Ohio are in 15th. Steve Kester finished fifth. retire to the pits after running up near
ond Overtime, Bubba steals a pass from Wauseon, Oregon, and Toledo/Rossford. the front. Cody Laney began to pressure
Rush Lansing and takes the ball down Locations in Michigan are in Lenawee Sylvania Ohio’s Drew Smith won the Hough for the lead and actually was able to
the field, makes two feints and places County cities of Adrian and Tecumseh. last UMP Sportsman feature at Oakshade get in front of Hough, but a lap six caution
the ball in the back of the net. FCA wins Tryouts are coming up for each area this Raceway a couple weeks ago. After start- flag would save Hough’s lead . Laney was
7-4 with an overtime shutout from Joel June for the 2017-2018 season. ing on the pole, he and outside pole-sit- unable to repeat his pass for the lead as
Gray as the FCA Goalkeeper. ter Mike Jessen battled early for the lead. Hough held on to pick up the victory. Zach
Tryout dates: Rusty Smith worked his way toward the Stotz started 10th and worked his way up
The team advances to the Quarter fi- Wauseon – June 2 at Biddle Park front, but ended up spinning on lap 14 to to a third place finish behind Laney. Tom
nals held on Sunday, May 21. The day Oregon/Toledo – June 6 (girls) and avoid another car which ended his chanc- Roller and Jacob Rothenburger were the
was completely different. On Saturday, June 7 (boys) at Oregon Rec Soccer es at a top five finish. Drew Smith went rest of the top five finishers.
it was sunny, but cold. On Sunday, it Complex on to pick up his second consecutive fea-
was hot, humid, raining on and off, and Lenawee – June 17 at Mitchell Park ture win with Jessen hanging on to finish Oakshade Raceway will host another
overcast of clouds pushing through. in Tecumseh second. Brandon Moore, Brandon Gregory full racing program of UMP Late Models,
FCA is taking on Liverpool (a newly and Chane Stuckey were the rest of the top UMP Sportsman, Bombers and Compacts
merged club from Force FC and a small Register for tryouts at http://fca. five finishers. this coming Saturday, June 3rd. Gates will
club out of Oakland County). FCA found open at 4pm, hot laps start at 6pm and
themselves back on their heels. Within Jeff Foks Jr. and Chris Henry were the racing begins at 7pm.
the first 30 seconds of the game, FCA FCA Soccer hosts an overnight camp front runners of a crash-filled Bomber A INFORMATION PROVIDED BY SCOTT HAMMER
Goalkeeper, Joel Gray from Wauseon, is July. With a partnership with Major
came up with a huge save off his head League Soccer – Chicago Fire, FCA hosts
and tackled FCA was down 3-0 in the an overnight and commuter camp in
first 15 min of the game. The FCA boys Brooklyn, MI – July 16-20
dug their feet in and pushed back. With
a goal by Hunter Keivens, FCA was down Profession Chicago Fire Coaching
3-1 at the half. After the half, the FCA staff
boys seemed to have the Liverpool team
on their heels now. Things were chang- Special Guest Christie Rampone from
ing. 8 mins into the second half, FCA is the US Women’s National Team
only down by one with another goal from
Hunter Keivens. With 5 mins remaining Lasse Lassen from Movement Maps
in Denmark

Austin Tuckerman Band
For more information and to register
for FCA Soccer Camp, visit: http://fca.


Huston Signs Letter Of Intent To Lourdes College

LETTER OF INTENT ... Swanton High School senior Tyler Houston has signed a Letter Repair & Road Service
of Intent to continue his wrestling career at Lourdes University. At Lourdes, Tyler ex- TO All Area
pects to wrestle in the 165 or 174 pound weight class, similar to the weight classes he
wrestled in high school. He also plans to major in biology with the future possibility of Athletes
becoming a veterinarian. Pictured above are (left to right): Swanton Assistant Wrestling
coach Joe Carone, Tyler Houston, Lourdes Head Wrestling coach Dock Kelly III. Artesian of Pioneer

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