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One Year Ago

Ottoville received one of the numerous Ohio Boards of Education Community Service awards during the Northwest Regional Spring Conference held at the Penta Career Center in Perrysburg. The school received the award for Go-Getters After-school Program “Pocket Flags.”


25 Years Ago – 1989

Robert Van Meter, president of Delphos Emergency Medical Service Volunteers, received an award of $250 for Delphos EMS Tuesday evening at the Gold Rule Award banquet at Lima Civic Center. Van Meter was honored for his fund-raising efforts for Delphos Ambulance Fund.

Catholic Ladies of Columbia met recently with President Mary Topp presiding. Poetry contest chairman Mary Young reported there were 220 entries including 85 from high school students. Members celebrating April birthdays were presented rosaries made by committee member Mary Hirn. Winners of the African violets were Moneta Calvelage and Dorothy Honigford.

Delphos Cub Scout Pack 42 held graduation for tiger cubs at its monthly meeting at St. John’s Annex. Cubmaster Jerry Kemper welcomed the tiger cubs into the pack with a candle-lighting ceremony. Kemper said the district Pinewood Derby will be April 20 at West Junior High School, Lima. Pack 42 will be represented by Eric Kill, Andy Siefker, Mike Binkley and Josh Ricker.


50 Years Ago – 1964

The Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening in the church basement. The next meeting will be held May 12 with the unmarried young ladies on the committee for the Mothers Day Party. Constance Goedde and Judith Rode are chairladies and will be assisted by Carole Miller, Diane Ulrich, Jane Suever, Roseann Clement, Margie Kill, Sandra Schwinnen, Kathleen Kill, Juanita Kill, Patricia Clement, Mary Ann Ulm, Jolene Klima, Loretta Kill and Linda Schwinnen.

Club Tuesday met last week at the home of Mrs. James Schimmoller. After a short business meeting a parlor auction was held with Mrs. Thomas Etgen as chairman. Door prizes were awarded to Mrs. Etgen and Mrs. Joseph Horstman. One guest, Mrs. Gerald Kortokrax, was present.

Officers for the coming year were elected at the VFW Auxiliary’s regular monthly meeting. Mrs. William Stemen was selected as president, Mrs. Gilbert Sanders as senior vice president, junior vice president is Mrs. Hubert Gladen, treasurer, Mrs. Edward Schrader; Gertrude Feter, guard, Mrs. Med Granger three year trustee, and Mrs. Roy Lasswell as second year trustee.


75 Years Ago – 1939

The home economics classes at Jefferson High School, under the supervision of Lillian Dill, completed Wednesday the second of a series of formal dinner demonstrations which are being given in connection with the class work. In the kitchen for the second dinner were: Ethel Pearce, chairman, Pauline Duncan, LaDonna Clement and Lynette Paul. Leah Dunlap was guest hostess and Velma Martin, Lois Trempert and Ramona Rahrig were guests.

The members of the Men’s League of St. John’s Church will convene at the Idlewild clubhouse, northwest of Delphos, Wednesday evening for a dinner meeting. The following committee has charge of arrangements: John F. Helmkamp, chairman; Oscar A. Kolkmeyer, H. C. Imholt, Donald, Edmund and Carl Imber, Cyril and Cletus Hickey, Otto Kavermann and Edmund Hoffman.


More than 200 members of the Order of Eastern Star were present for the annual inspection of the Delphos chapter conducted in Masonic Temple Tuesday evening. Special music was rendered by Mrs. Guy Tilton and Anne Roberts Davies, vocalists, and by a quartet, Mrs. Davies, Margaret Roebuck, Florence Morris and Alice Edwards.


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