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One Year Ago

Landeck recently finished the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Math-A-Thon. The 48 students who participated raised a total of $1,195.98 this year. Some of the students earning prizes were Lauren French, Levi Rode, Leila Jefferson, Kaylee Buzard and Braxton Scalf.


25 Years Ago – 1988

The Orioles recently won the Delphos Youth Soccer League tournament for 9-to-12-year-olds. Team members are Adam Daugherty, Kevin Grothouse, Lisa Kerner, Marcie Gilles, Gina Martz, Kellie Armstrong, Kristy Holdgreve, Melissa Gasser, Craig Fischer, Wesley Burgei, Mike Martz, Brian Dunlap, Eric Kerner, Brian Hoffman, Matt Brickner, Andy Hoffman, Benjamin Norbeck and Tony Rahrig.

Two Columbus Grove runners, Mondo Tijerina and Jeff Smith, were named to the Class A All-District 7 boys cross country team. Jerry Bunn of Columbus Grove was named Class A coach. Bridgett Suever of Spencerville and Amy Coburn of Lincolnview were named to the Class A girls teams.

Putnam County’s annual 4-H greased pig show demonstrated the excellent job of raising and showing of swine that 40 young people exhibited. Showing the grand champion was Carmella Tobe of Miller City Eveready 4-H Club, and reserve champion was Cory Meyer of Fort Jennings Showmen. In the showmanship classes, the championship trophy was won by Alan Wrasman of Fort Jennings Showmen, with reserve being Aaron Kahle of the Kalida Go Getters.


50 Years Ago – 1963

Six teachers of the Franklin School attended a “New” Mathematics Conference held at Anthony Wayne High School at Whitehouse on Nov. 9. Teachers attending were Loretta Bockey, Freda Buchanan, Elizabeth Rozelle, Helen Rozelle, Robert Bennett and Arden Blythe.

Today’s Home Demonstration Club met this past week at the home of Mrs. John Fischer, with Cecilia Beckman and Mrs. Dennis Siefker as hostesses. During the business portion of the meeting, it was decided to give Thanksgiving baskets this year instead of Christmas baskets. Myra Philpott, Allen County home demonstration agent, presented the evening’s program on Wardrobe Planning.

A meeting of Catholic Daughters of America Junior counselors was held this past week in the lounge room at St. John’s School with the Juniors’ chaplain, the Rev. Francis Gallagher, attending. Final plans were made for an outing to be held Saturday with Rosemary Huysman and Jeanne Clark in charge of the activities.


75 Years Ago – 1938

The Blue and Gold opened their season with a double victory at St. John’s auditorium Wednesday night, the varsity taking the long end of a 25 to 20 count in their contest with the Wren High team and the Best Evers defeating the Wren reserves by a score of 12-6. In the third game of the triple bill for the evening, the St. John’s CYO team lost to the Ohio Oil Lincos of Findlay 14-12.

Plans for a Christmas party were made Wednesday evening when the members of the American Legion Junior Auxiliary met in the Legion rooms. The party will be held on Dec. 21 at the home of Mrs. Dell Cochensparger. Serving on the committee are Dorothy Munday, Mary Louise Krendl and Ladonna Clement.

The silver anniversary of the organization of the Election Club was held in Delphos on Election Day at the home of Mrs. Robert Johantgen, Lima Avenue. Members at the meeting were Maggie Duprey, Louise Tomlinson, Lela Myers, Katherine Fugate, Mrs. Covale Morris, Bessie Heiss, Clara Hanby, Ethel Martin, Mary Rogers, Elsie Johnson, Helen Owens, Mrs. Clarence Owens and Elizabeth Duprey.


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