Caroling in Downtown NB Tonight!

The NBHS Music Department invites you to come out TONIGHT Dec. 17 for Christmas Caroling in Downtown North Baltimore!

Join in for caroling in front of the Fire Hall!

The North Baltimore Music Department invites you to come out TONIGHT Dec. 17 for Christmas Caroling in Downtown North Baltimore!

 On Monday, December 17 at 7pm, please join the high school choir for Christmas caroling outside the fire hall. Hot chocolate will be provided.

Please bring a canned good to donate. 

On Tuesday, December 18 at 7pm, the North Baltimore Bands grades 5-12 will present their annual Holiday concert in the high school auditeria. Both of these events are free and open to the public!

Doris J. Eckman, 83

Doris J. Eckman, 83, of North Baltimore passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Doris J. Eckman, 83, of North Baltimore passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018.

She was born on September 26, 1935 in Van Buren to the late Orville and Lillian M. (VanScoder)Nungester. Doris married Carl Dewane Eckman on August 15, 1953 and he preceded her in death on January 1, 2015.

She is survived by four children: Dewane (Donna) Eckman of North Baltimore; Lilly (Jeff) Beltz of Florida; Steven (Joanne) Eckman of Ottawa; and June (Bruce) Cole of Lore City, Ohio. She is also survived by her sister, Julia M. Oswald; brother, Laurence E. Nungester; sister-in-law, Patricia A. Nungester; nine grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren. Mrs. Eckman was preceded in death by three sisters: Ada V. Bauman, Shirley A. Wittenmyer, and Esther L. Bloomfield; and a brother, Ivan Nungester.

Doris retired from the North Baltimore Local Schools after 17 years as a cook and baker. She also worked for the Day Care Center for five years. She was a life member of the North Baltimore American Legion Auxiliary Post #539. Doris also served many years on the Wood County Board of Elections as a judge.

She volunteered her time to help give away food to needy people. Doris loved camping and roller blading with her husband Carl. She also bowled in the ladies league for over 20 years. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore.

Funeral services were Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Duane Weaver officiating. Burial in New Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice.

The family would like to thank Mrs. Eckman’s nurse Ginny for all the care she provided. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

NB School Board meets Tuesday

NB SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR Meeting AGENDA for the December 18, 2018, 6:00 PM


This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the School District’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.

Here is the agenda in pdf:

School Board December Agenda 2018

NB Mens Basketball League

Results from 12-2- 2018.

Men’s League Week Results 12-2-18:

Game #1:

Millers Insurance: 67

Gerdeman Insurance: 68

Leading Scorers for Millers Insurance:

Brody Naugle with 21

Chase Nichols with 15

Leading Scorers for Gerdeman Insurance:

Gage Beaber with 24

Ryan Clark with 16

Game #2

Patterson Sanitation: 62

Reineke Family Dealership: 64

Leading scorers for Patterson Sanitation:

Gabe Delosreyes with 19

Jacob Frost with 18

Leading scorers for Reineke:

Nick Brossia with 20

Chad Wright with 18

Game #3:

Casey’s Sales: 52

Wymer ServiceMaster: 61

Leading Scorers for Casey’s Sales:

Sean Watson with 19

Noah Brian with 17

Leading scorers for Wymers:

Chase Drewes with 21

Cory Stewart with 14

Game #4:

Mak & Ali’s Pizza: 53

Hagemyer Trucking: 56

Leading Scorers for Mak & Ali’s Pizza:

Mitch Wolfrum with 17

Troy Rayle with 15

Leading Scorers for Hagemyer Trucking:

Joey Hagemyer with 25

Julian Hagemyer with 17

Records after week 12-2-18:

Mak and Ali’s Pizza: 0-4

Millers Insurance: 2-2

Casey’s Sales: 2-2

Reineke Family Dealership: 3-1

Patterson Sanitation: 0-4

Gerdeman Insurance: 4-0

Hagemyer Trucking: 3-1

Wymers ServiceMaster: 3-1

Next Week’s Schedule for 12-9-18:

12:15 Hagemyer Trucking vs. Caseys Sales

1:15 Mak & Ali’s Pizza vs. Gerdeman Insurance

2:15 Patterson Sanitation vs. Millers Insurance

3:15 Wymers ServiceMaster vs. Reineke Family Dealership

Tigers Pick Up a Win

The Tigers beat Hardin Northern Saturday night at the Jungle…

by Suzanne Bucher

High School Boys Basketball Results-Hardin Northern @ N Baltimore – 12/15/18


N Baltimore  12-22-12-22—68

Hardin Northern  26-4-14-18—62

Levi Gazarek – 39

Clayton Heineman – 14

Alex Snyder – 8

Jaden Bucher – 5

Mitch Clark – 2

FTM-A: NB 14-25 (56%)

Rebounds: NB 29 (Gazarek 16), HN 27

Turnovers: NB 17, HN 20

Varsity Overall Record 1-3, BVC 0-1


NB – 50

HN – 44

Gunner Kepling – 20

Hunter Baker – 10

Isaac Sexton – 6

Nick Morales – 5

Brayden Holloway – 2

Austin Gibson – 3

Brock Baltz – 2

Hunter Vogelsong – 2

JV Overall Record 1-3, BVC 0-1

Upcoming Boys Games

Fri 12/21 Riverdale (home), 6:00

Sat 12/29 @ New Riegel, 6:00

High School Girls Basketball Results

Saturday at Bluffton…

by Suzanne Bucher
North Baltimore @ Bluffton – 12/15/2018

Varsity Girls

Bluffton 17-10-12-21—60

North Baltimore 15-9-11-15—50

Grace Hagemyer – 17

Mia McCartney – 12

Leah Lee – 8

Alivia Light – 7

Hailey Watson – 2

Simone Thompson – 2

Halie Inbody – 2

Varsity Overall Record 2-5, BVC 2-1

JV Girls

Bluffton – 44

NB – 26

Halie Inbody – 8

Lexi Long – 6

Kenzie Perez – 5

Hailey Lennard – 3

Caitlin Schwartz – 2

Gabby Estrada – 2

JV Overall Record 3-4, BVC Record 1-2


Thur 12/20 @ Leipsic, 6pm

Thur 12/27 Miller City (home), 6pm

Henry Township Trustees

Official Minutes from November 2018….


November 27, 2018

The regular meeting of the Henry Township Trustees was called to order by Chairman Stewart with the following members responding to roll call:  Present:  Baltz, Stewart, Wymer.  Absent:  None.

It was moved by Wymer seconded by Stewart to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 14, 2018  as presented.   Roll call:  Ayes:  Baltz, Stewart, Wymer.  Nays:  None.

Motion carried.

It was moved by Baltz seconded by Stewart that bills be approved for payment and checks issued for expenses totaling:  $  348,833.78

Roll call:  Ayes:  Baltz, Stewart, Wymer.  Nays:  None.  Motion Carried.

Guest Present – Kevin Laughlin and Jason Sisco – Wood County Eng. Office, Skip Baltz – Interim Road Supt.


Old Business

Stewart reported to the board that he informed Mr. Guy that he could construct a fence on his property assuming it meets appropriate height regulations.

Stewart reported that he made contact with selected applicants for the road maintenance position and they were no longer interested.

New Business

Mr. Laughlin presented information regarding the creation of a storm water district.  This is in the feasibility study stage and he will keep the board informed.

Mr. Sisco reviewed the current operations of the Engineer’s Office and answered questions regarding the role that the office would provide to the township and the proper procedures for making these requests.

It was moved by Stewart, seconded by Baltz to cancel the 2nd meeting in December, which was scheduled to be held on 12/25/2018.  This meeting will not be rescheduled and all necessary end of year business will occur at the meeting on 12/11/2018.

Roll call:  Ayes:  Baltz, Stewart, Wymer.  Nays:  None.  Motion Carried.

It was moved by Baltz, seconded by Wymer to award a holiday bonus to S. Baltz in the amount of $500 in recognition for his dedication and service to the citizens of Henry Township.

Roll call:  Ayes:  Baltz, Stewart, Wymer.  Nays:  None.  Motion Carried.

Road maintenance priorities were discussed and trustees will evaluate and create a prioritized list to be presented to the Wood Co. Eng. office by 1/23/2019.

Status of Rudolph Rd project was discussed.  Shelly Co. has requested to seed the road sides this fall.  Approval was given with the understanding that if the seed does not survive then re-seeding will occur in the spring of 2019.

There being no further action to come before the Board the meeting was adjourned upon motion.

Submitted by Matt Davis, Clerk