|It was News Then|
|Friday, February 22, 2013 1:56 PM|
One Year Ago
• Changing Times League of Ohio Child Conservation League met in the home of Mary Ellen Hemker with Dolly Haunhorst co-hostess. Devotions were by Claire Geier. Plans were made for the husbands party to be held in April. The raffle gift was won by JoAnn Liebrecht. It was donated by Marilyn Lause and JoAnn Liebrecht.
• Students from Fort Jennings Elementary School in Putnam County Schools’ “Publish-a-Book” contest, who were awarded certificates and will have their stories sent to the publishing house in Milwaukee are Michael Ricker, Susanne Calvelage, Stephanie Hellman, Erin Pothast and Nathan Meyer. The sixth grade students from Mrs. Hellie Wurst’s class submitted stories about their favorite holiday to the contest sponsored by Putnam County District Library in cooperation with the Putnam County Education office and local schools.
• The Library benefit card party held Thursday night at the Delphos Public Library and sponsored by the Green Thumb Garden Club, was well attended. Proceeds from the party and donations received will be used to add to the indoor and outdoor plantings of the centrally located community building.
• A white elephant sale formed the evening’s entertainment when the American Legion Auxiliary of Fort Jennings met this week in the Legion hall. A potluck supper was served with Mrs. Frank Hohenbrink and Mrs. Leo Martin serving as co-chairmen for the event. The president, Mrs. Robert Good, was in charge of the business portion of the meeting during which time plans were made to hold an Easter bake sale April 13.
• An evening of good cage sport was enjoyed at Jefferson auditorium Monday night by the large crowd of cage fans which turned out for this big event in the local sports world, the closing games of the regular seasons for the two local high schools. The two schools divided honors on this occasion, each winning a game. St. John’s captured the main event by a score of 31 to 23 and the Jefferson reserves were victorious in the preliminary, 17 to 13.
• A large number of Delphos sportsmen are planning to participate in the second of a series of fox hunts being sponsored by the Spencerville Field and Stream Association on Thursday afternoon. The chase will be held on the Mack, Eisley and Swartz farms, southeast of Spencerville.