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One Year Ago

Columbus Grove High School will hold its commencement ceremonies Friday in the high school gymnasium. Speakers are Malerie Baldazo, Darrion Gant and Rachel Schroeder. Baldazo is the daughter of Guadalupe Baldazo and Christine Dunlap. Gant is the son of Raymond Gant and Deandre and Denise Wakefield. Schroeder is the daughter of Jeff and Louann Schroeder.



25 Years Ago – 1989


Since 1945, W. B. (Brownie) Bowersock and members of his family have been serving Delphos and the area with quality meat products from the Delphos Food Locker, 528 N. Washington St. A new phase of the meat business was officially opened Thursday at the plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. A new retail sales department is the focus of the most recent expansion at the business.

The Grand Slam Baseball Card Shop, a new business at 516 W. Fifth Street, will hold its grand opening Friday and Saturday. Owner-managers Randy and Ed Holdgreve said, “Stop in and see our large selection of baseball cards and memorabilia, available for the young and older collector.”

Brent Reidenbach, a kicker on St. John’s High School football team, will attend Ashland College and play football for Coach Fred Martinelli. A 6-foot 185-pounder, Reidenbach was honorable mention All-Midwest Athletic Conference in football as a junior and senior.

50 Years Ago – 1964

Mrs. William Syfert was installed as president of the Women’s Fellowship of the Ottawa River United Church of Christ at Rimer Thursday evening. Mrs. Charles Wood served as installing officer. Mrs. Norman Fish of Columbus Grove took the group on a tour of the world as she showed colored slides of her 1963 trip.

The annual Community Auction sponsored by Delphos Junior Chamber of Commerce will be held Monday night at the shelter house at Stadium Park. Tom Osting, chairman of the project, reports that both new and used merchandise will be knocked down to the highest bidders. Auctioneers who have donated their services for the occasion are Homer Pollock and Joe G. Kasler.

Gene Herr, a resident of Delphos for the past three years, graduated in April from R.E.T.S. Electronic School in Toledo. Herr graduated with excellent grades in radio, television and industrial electronics. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Herr of Beaverdam and the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pitsenbarger of Delphos.


75 Years Ago – 1939

Sheila Kaye-Smith, probably the best woman novelist of the present period, and two of her works were discussed at some length Wednesday evening when the Rev. Edward C. Herr, assistant pastor of St. John’s parish, gave a book talk at the Delphos Public Library under the sponsorship of the Library Association.

Exercises for the graduates of St. John the Baptist School in Landeck will be held in the school auditorium June 4. A class play, “Black Derby,” will also be presented at that time. The cast consists of Arnold Miller, Anglene Freund, Joseph Miller, Rosemary Rahrig, Rita Bonifas, Kathleen Freund, Richard Schwinnen, George Bohnlein and Paul Klaus.

Mrs. William B. Snow, East Fourth Street, entertained the members of the Afternoon Bridge Club and one guest, Mrs. George Weber, at her home Wednesday afternoon. Anna Lindemann held the high, Mrs. George Laudick second and Mrs. Harry Boerger third. The next meeting of the club will be in two weeks at the home of Mrs. Berheide on North Moening Street.

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