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Sunday, December 01, 2013 9:00 PM

One Year Ago

Do Right Motorcycle Club members Mark Dempsey, Donny Ardner, Rick Boop, Carol Boop and Jared “Tiny” Fisher presented Diane Hetrick with a $1,000 donation for the Christmas Community Project. The donation is comprised of funds by individuals and from the sale of tickets for the organization’s annual Christmas party.


25 Years Ago – 1988

The Jefferson freshman basketball team opened its season with a 47-34 win over Lincolnview Tuesday at Lincolnview East gym. Led by the shooting of Max Wisher, the Wildcats broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Lancers 17-6 to take a 37-19 lead. Wisher led all scorers with 22 points. Mike Ahten added nine and Dan Baumgartner seven.

Students at Jan Reed’s class at Gomer Elementary School are Stephanie Johnson, Jessica Mosher, Justin McCall, Jason Potter, Nicholas Taflinger, Melissa Short, Angela Webb, Daniel Brickner, Jimmy McClain, Courtney Lapham, Brian Garmatter, Robin Altenburger, Christopher Hughes, David Stander, Matthew Riley, Summer Swaim, John Solomon and David Niemann.

Associated Charities, Inc., a private foundation with headquarters in Van Wert, presented a $550 check to the city Thursday. The donation, along with city funds, will be used to trim trees in the Westside Cemetery. Winfred Teman, executive director of the foundation, presented the check to Jim Hodgson, acting safety-service director.


50 Years Ago – 1963

Delphos St. John’s Blue Jays continued their winning ways Sunday afternoon at Toledo as they upset the highly-touted Irish of Central Catholic 73-64. Co-captain Jerry Carder was top scorer for the Blue Jays with 21 points followed closely by Dan Grothaus with 20 and St. John’s other co-captain, Jim Carder with 17. John Rupert boosted the local score with 10 points.

St. Joan of Arc Juniorette troop met recently at the home of Rose Nomina. Following roll call, the girls worked on their project. New troop officers are Maria Michael, president; Ruth Johns, secretary; and Diana Klima, reporter. The next meeting will be Dec. 4 at the home of Carol Beckman.

The Lincolnview Lancers led all the way as they downed the Parkway Panthers, 75-69, Saturday night. High point man in the game was Dave Overholt of Lincolnview, who rippled the nets for 12 field goals and six free throws for a total of 30 points. Al Motycka with 17 and John Stemen and Frank Stoops, each with 10, were also in the double figures.


75 Years Ago – 1938

Ed. H. Hoelderle, proprietor of the Hoelderle Plumbing and Heating Shop on North Main Street, has purchased a lot at the north side of his residence at 1035 N. Main St. and workers have started the construction of a foundation for a building which will house his business in the future. When the new building is completed, the Hoelderle Plumbing and Heating Shop will be moved from the present location in the Eagles building to the new location.

A skating party under the sponsorship of the Delphos WPA Recreation Association will be held Friday night at the rink on North Washington Street. The profit received from the skating party will be used to further the work at the Delphos Recreation Center on East Fourth Street. Supplies will be purchased for boys and girls who gather at the recreation center to learn various crafts and for supervised recreation.

Mary Walterick, South Canal Street, entertained the Bow Bridgettes and one guest, Gene Hovermann, at her home Wednesday evening. Miss Hovermann was high in bridge and Alma Gerdemann second. The next meeting of the club will be held in two weeks at the home of Dorothy Weger, East Third Street.


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