|It was News Then|
|Friday, April 12, 2013 11:58 AM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago – 1988
• Kathy M. Keipper, daughter of Larry and Joyce Keipper and Cynthia A. Kortokrax, daughter of Gerald and Phyllis Kortokrax, have been admitted to Defiance College for the fall semester “with distinction”. They are students at St. John’s High School. Each year applicants for the freshmen class include several students who have shown outstanding qualities in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in their high schools, churches and communities.
• Receiving awards at the annual banquet of Elida Young Farmers and Young Farmers’ Wives were Joan Adam, 15-year pin and chapter community service award; Jeanne Wright, 10-year pin and chapter farm wife of the year and Jane Heidlebaugh, who applied for state Young Farm Wife of the Year.
50 Years Ago – 1963
• Betty Line entertained the members of the Rainbow Club Thursday evening in her home on West Seventh Street. A business session was held and the game Rack-o was played. Prizes were awarded to Mildred Williamson and Donna Tyo. Light refreshments were served at a table centered with a lovely pencil drawing, done by the hostess in keeping with Holy Week.
• The youth of First United Presbyterian Church will sponsor an Easter Sunrise Service. Participating in the service will be Kathy Kissell, Sheryl Smith, Doris Gabel, Greg Redmon, Penny Gabel, Kathy Giller and Earl Alspach. Ushers will be Randy Bowersock, Phillip Fronk, David Lundgren and David Wilcox.
75 Years Ago – 1938
• Ladonna Lockhart received the members of the Phi Delta Sorority into her home on West Second Street Monday evening. Final arrangements for the annual Easter egg sale were completed. The sale will be held Saturday at the West Ohio Gas office. In hearts, Elsie Steinle was high and Ruth Steinle, second.
• The students of Fort Jennings schools will be dismissed at noon Thursday for the annual Easter vacation. Supt. Clarence Specht announced the officers for Chapter No. 2048 of the National Honor Society as follows: Eleanore Wittler, president; Joseph Mack, vice president; and Ruth Kohls, secretary-treasurer.