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One Year Ago

As part of Indiana Tech’s Warrior Pride program, each month the athletic department will name one male and one female athlete the Warrior of the Month. The Warrior of the Month Award winner is Josh Miller of the baseball team. Miller, a senior from Delphos Jefferson, helped the team get off to a great start posting a 5-0 record in five starts with a 1.22 ERA.


25 Years Ago – 1989

Lori Brinkman, seventh-grade student at the Middle School, and her teacher, Karen Courtney, displayed the plaque Brinkman received at the regional spelling bee in Fort Wayne. Brinkman, accompanied by family and friends, ranked sixth among 19 participants. Joel Kammeyer, Paulding, won the regional and will compete in national competition.

Members of Guiding Hands League, Ohio Child Conservation League, met recently at the home of Kathy Dickman. Co-hostesses were Carolyn Brickner and Marcy Brickner. Devotions were given by Ginnie Hellman. The goody basket was won by Carolyn Brickner. Guest speaker was the Rev. James Peiffer of St. John’s Church who showed slides and spoke on his trip to the Holy Land.

St. John’s boys and girls track teams placed fourth in the Spencerville Bearcat Relays. Marion Local won the boys event outdistancing Spencerville 97-87. In the girls competition, Spencerville and Marion Local tied for first with 92 points. Columbus Grove took third with 61. St. John’s was fourth with 30.


50 Years Ago – 1964

Pupils of the four parallel seventh grades at St. John’s School, attended a lecture Thursday afternoon in the Little Theater. Donald Schimmoeller of the Delphos Fire Department was the speaker. Schimmoeller demonstrated the proper use of different kinds of fire extinguishers. The four seventh-grade teachers are Sister Mary Angelora, Charles Gedert, Richard Pantalone and Sister Mary Azeveda.

Richard Rinehart, president of the EUB Men, was the toastmaster at the Father-Son Banquet held in the social rooms Thursday evening. Toast to sons was given by Elmer Dray and the toast to dads was given by John Dray. The Gospel Aires Quartet of Spencerville furnished a number of gospel songs. Charles Wells gave the closing prayer.

Delphos Recreation Board will sponsor a free two-day tennis clinic at Stadium Park on May 2 and 3. It will be under the direction of Donald Patthoff, Sr., former Delphos coach. Youth Director Nelson Lauless, Lima Senior High School tennis coach for the past 16 years, will assist the second day of the clinic.


75 Years Ago – 1939

Eugene Shenk has a position in the television development laboratory of RCA Communications. He is working in the RCA building at 66 Broad St. in downtown New York City. Shenk, son of Postmaster and Mrs. Alex J. Shenk of Delphos, graduated recently from the RCA Institute in New York City. He is a graduate of St. John’s High School and is well known here.

A group of 20 Delphos students, eight from Jefferson and 12 from St. John’s, were taken on a sight-seeing trip to Columbus Monday through the courtesy of the Commemorative Post, Delphos American Legion. The trip was a local reward given to winners of the Legion essay contest, which was conducted in the Delphos high schools this season.

Arrangements for a skating party to be given Thursday night at the rink on North Washington Street were completed Monday evening at a regular meeting of the Catholic Youth Organization conducted in the clubrooms on East First Street. A cordial invitation is extended to the public to attend. William Gladen, Jr., is in charge.


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