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Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:17 PM

One Year Ago

The 59th annual Putnam County Science Fair showed off the best area students had to offer on Saturday at Glandorf Elementary School. Seven students received a score of 40 on their projects. They included Madison Heckman and Tyler Ebbeskotte from Glandorf; Kelsey Miller from Continental, Abigail Hilvers and Alexis Thorbahn from Ottoville, Victoria Warnecke from St. Anthony’s and Abby Schroeder from Miller City-New Cleveland.



25 Years Ago – 1989


Lee Farris, manager of the new Hardee’s Restaurant, 203 W. Fifth St., is prepared for the restaurant’s grand opening Saturday. A boys bicycle and a girls bicycle will be raffled at the grand opening. Ferris said 73 people from the area are employed at the restaurant.

Jefferson defeated the Perry Commodores 52-24 Monday in the first round of the Northwest Conference freshman tournament at Spencerville. Doug Haunhorst led Jefferson with 12 points. Todd Reynolds had nine points and Max Wisher, Mike Ahten and Dan Schleeter, eight points each.

Angie McKee, a senior at Jefferson High School, was recently presented with the La Sertoma Youth Service Award from the Lima chapter. It is given to students for their involvement in community, school and church. Angie wrote about her experience with the First Assembly of God Church Youth Group, which went to Cleveland and worked in the inner-city parks.

50 Years Ago – 1964

Alva Ditto was hostess to the members of the Sorosis Study Club Thursday afternoon in her home on South Franklin Street. Roll call responses were given with a patent medicine. Mrs. Nile Brenneman was in charge of the program and reviewed the book “One for a Man – Two for a Horse” by Gerald Carson.

Enlarged operations are being completed by Schumacher Soil Service of Columbus Grove, it was reported this week by Arthur Schumacher, operator of the company. Shumacher will be joined by his brothers Vernon and Nelson in the operation of the company.

Mrs. Hubert Altenburger entertained the Once-A-Month Pinochle Club in her home at Ottoville this week with first award going to Mrs. Carl Greulich, second to Mrs. Harry Thomas and low to Mrs. Robert Fortener. Mrs. Andy Altenburger received the traveling prize. Mrs. Harry Thomas will be hostess to the club for a buffet supper March 2.


75 Years Ago – 1939

A lengthy discussion treating on “Prohibition” took place Monday evening when the members of the CYO held their regular meeting in their clubrooms. Norman Geier and James Hotz served as leaders of the discussion. The CYO will sponsor a skating party to be held at the rink on North Washington Street Thursday evening of this week.

Five candidates were initiated into Delphos Aerie of Eagles at the regular monthly local initiation held Monday night. It was announced that the Family Night party to be held Wednesday will be in the form of a Valentine party. Henry Clinger and J. Carl Stopher were named by Frank Bowers as captains of the membership teams.

The Daughters of Ruth of the Methodist Church held their monthly session at the church Monday evening. Mrs. Lloyd Wilson was in charge of the lesson. A contest was enjoyed during the social session. Honors in the contest were awarded Mrs. F. K. Dye. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Ralph Mericle, Mrs. O. G. Miller, Mrs. Walter Rupert, Mrs. Blaine Metcalfe, and Mrs. Paul Geier.

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