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Friday, December 13, 2013 9:05 PM

One Year Ago

The Fort Jennings High School 2013 Homecoming Court will be presented between the junior high and varsity games Friday when Fort Jennings will play host to Ottoville. The court includes, Kristen Maag, Queen Kaitlin Stechschulte, King Alex Von Lehmden, Adam Kleman, Austin Kehres, Alyssa Louth, Nathan German, Jamie Saum, Jordan Horstman and Alex Berelsman.


25 Years Ago – 1988

Ottoville Senior Citizens Social Club recently held its annual Christmas party at the Veterans of Foreign Wars clubrooms. Door prizes went to Frances Hoehn and George Schmersal. Winners in pinochle were Beatrice Stepleton and Frank Clementz. Euchre winners were Philip Schimmoeller, high; and Joe Klima, second.

Joyce Day and Becky Wiechart hosted members of Sunrise-Sunset Mother’s Club recently at Day’s home. The December meeting included a Christmas gift exchange among secret sisters. Rosie Hesseling furnished the goodie raffle which was won by Mary Ann Hoersten. January meeting will be at the home of Dolores Shumaker.

Pope John Paul II greeted seminarians from the North American College in Rome recently. In the group was Kent Kaufman, 22, of Ottoville. He was selected to study theology at the North American College in Rome and is currently the only seminarian from the Toledo Diocese to be studying there. Kent is a 1984 graduate of Ottoville High School.


50 Years Ago – 1963

In the final seconds Friday night at Bluffton, the Wildcats’ Monte Druckemiller hit from the field and from the bonus stripe to sink the Pirates 73-70 in a hotly-contested game. Gordie Vogt and Kenny Jackson shared high-point honors for the ‘Cats with 19 points each and Jack DeWitt and Druckemiller joined them in the double figures with 13 and 11, respectively.

Mrs. Robert Christy was hostess to the members of the Sorosis Study Club Thursday in her home on East Third Street. Mrs. Christy played a medley of Christmas carols and Mrs. Carroll Brenneman sang “Silent Night.” At the conclusion of the program tea was served with Mrs. Nile Brenneman and Mrs. Christy pouring.

Delphos St. John’s Blue Jays went over the century mark to post their fourth win of the season Friday night at the local gym, defeating the Kenton Wildcats 105-83. Co-captains Jim and Jerry Carder came through with 27 and 20 points, respectively, John Rupert hit nine from the field for 18 points, Mark Sever had seven from down court for 14 and Dan Grothaus added 13.


75 Years Ago – 1938

Ten members of the Trinity M. E. Church of Delphos completed various courses in the training school of Religion and Life Tuesday evening. Those persons who completed the courses were Mrs. C. W. Corderman, Bernice Fortener, Mrs. Russell Judkins, Mrs. Ralph Mericle, Mayme Point, Betty DelCurrey, Janice Becker, Louis Rozelle, Cleo Fuller and Paul Harter, Jr.

Three members of the Teman family in this city have joined the Lamond Orchestra, Paulding, a seven-piece organization. The Temans have been known as the Delphos String Trio. They will make their initial appearance with the Lamond Orchestra Saturday evening at a dance to be held in the armory building in Paulding.

Mrs. Arthur Bodkin was chosen president of the Dorcas Class of the Lutheran Church Tuesday evening when the members of the class met at the home of Mrs. H. F. Buchholtz, South Main Street. Other officers named at that time were Mrs. Arthur Miller, vice president, and Lucille Werner, secretary-treasurer.


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