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One Year Ago

The Rotary guest for the May 15 meeting was Paul C. Carbetta II. He is the CEO and founder of Comprehensive Wealth Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial in Worthington. He gave a presentation on financial, wealth and estate planning. JoAn M. Smith, Ameriprise Financial – Delphos, has merged with Comprehensive Wealth Partners.


25 Years Ago – 1989


Ottoville High School will hold baccalaureate May 26 in Immaculate Conception Church. Graduation will be in the high school gym. Graduation speakers are Carmen Flores, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Flores; Maria Honigford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Honigford, Kelly Kaufman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Kaufman; and Jodi Niedecken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Niedecken.

Guiding Hands Chapter of Ohio Child Conservation League held its annual installation dinner at Tudor’s in Lima. New officers installed by outgoing president Sue Knippen were Sue Kimmet, president; Darlene Alt, vice president; Carol Odenweller, secretary; Sandy Suever, treasurer; and Chris Looser, reporter.

The Black Swamp Rifle/Pistol Club Wednesday pistol league was won by J.R. Schnipke of Fort Jennings with Dana Martin, Fort Jennings, second, and Charlie Davis, Van Wert, third. The Thursday rimfire rifle match was won by Bob Martin of Delphos. Second was Pete Sakemiller of Lima and third was Bob Maloney of Delphos.

50 Years Ago – 1964

The schedule for graduation exercises at Delphos Jefferson High School was announced Tuesday by Robert H. Christy, superintendent of Delphos City Schools. Commencement will be May 25. Baccalaureate will be May 24, with Rev. Don R. Yocom, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, delivering the sermon. Rev. Fred Zangmeister, pastor of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, will give the invocation and benediction.

Mrs. Tom Dillion was elected president of the Agenda Class of Trinity Methodist Church Monday evening during a meeting of the class held at the home of Mrs. Paul Rozelle. Mrs. Kenneth Harpster served as co-hostess. Mrs. George Gandee was named vice president, Mrs. Rozelle was elected secretary and Mrs. Charles Howsam, treasurer.

The Friday Night Ladies Bowling League held its end of the year banquet this week at the Knights of Columbus Home on Elida Avenue. League officers for the past year have been Peg Mansfield, president; Janis Blankemeyer, vice president, Bettie Maurer, secretary, Norman Wannemacher, treasurer, Rachel Wannemacher, sergeant-at-arms, and Jo Horstman, flower fund chairman.

75 Years Ago – 1939

Work is progressing on the CCC camp at Middle Point and according to officials will be ready for occupancy by June 30. Twenty-three buildings have been constructed to take care of CCC boys and construction engineers and carpenters during the building program. A total of nine railroad cars of lumber for the permanent buildings arrived at the camp location Wednesday and eight more carloads are expected to arrive before the end of the week.

The sixth-fourth annual commencement exercises will be held at Jefferson High School auditorium Tuesday night. A group of 39 seniors will receive diplomas at that time. The class is composed of 26 girls and 13 boys. Dr. Bland I. Stradley, dean of Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences, will be the commencement speaker.

Mrs. J. Otto Davis, South Canal Street, received the members of the Mary Martha Bible Class of the Christian Church and two guests, Mrs. Carl Dury and Ruth Dury into her home Thursday evening. Readings were given by Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Peter Fuerst. In a contest, Mrs. Harold Weaver received the honors.

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