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One Year Ago

Each year, the current graduating class officers of Jefferson High School choose an Honorary Wildcat. This person is someone who did not graduate from the district but they feel is a Wildcat all the same by their support to the class and school. During commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Ed Ulrich was announced as the 2013 Honorary Wildcat.


25 Years Ago – 1989


Scott Snyder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Snyder, Grover Hill, was presented the Lincolnview Local Education Association John Dixon Memorial Scholarship. The $500 award is presented a Lincolnview graduating senior planning to attend an institution of higher learning. The presentation was made during graduation exercises in Lancer Gym. Snyder plans to attend the University of Toledo to major in mathematics.

Sixteen members were present for the recent meeting of the Ottoville Senior Citizens Social Club. Euchre winners were Laura Haselman, first; and Frances Hoehn, second. In pinochle, Hildagard Unterbrink was first, and Beatrice Stepleton, second. Named to serve for both parties in June were Frances Hoehn, Alberta Wieging, Beatrice Stepleton and Edwina Byrne.

Co-chairmen for the St. John’s Scholarship Golf Benefit were Don McGue, Bob Ulm and Gip Pohlman. The event attracted 31 four-member teams. Golfers came from Delphos, Lima and several area communities. Lunch and dinner were served all participants. Proceeds will be used to assist low to moderate income families that want to send their children to St. John’s Schools.

50 Years Ago – 1964

Delphos Jay-C-Dels held a regular meeting this past week at the Jaycee club rooms at which time plans were completed for a husbands party on June 6. Plans were made also for a bake sale to be held June 3. Details for the Jaycee annual 4th of July celebration were discussed. A lunch was served by Sue Pothast and Beverly Schlagbaum, co-hostesses.

Following a smorgasbord buffet supper recently, Margaret Howsman was installed president of the Welcome Wagon Club held in her home. Sally Kiggins served as installing officer. Others installed were Betty Ludwick, vice president; Marilyn Boyers, secretary-treasurer and Karen Butler, publicity chairman.

Newly-elected president of the Columbus Grove Chamber of Commerce, Virgil Stechschulte, has named Rolland Renner as chairman of the committee to select a queen for the Grove centennial slated Aug. 1-8. Other committees named for the coming year include John Lugibill, civic improvement; Robert Adams, public relations; Robert Barkimer, retail merchant division; Waldo Dilsaver, industrial development and Robert Verhoff, membership.

75 Years Ago – 1939

The Delphos business district has seen considerable improvement during the past year or so. The installation of a new front in the Rustic Ice Cream Parlor was only recently completed. The front was installed by Norman Edwards, owner of the building, and Jos. Beckman, proprietor of the store, has been making other changes to modernize the store.

The members of the St. John unit of the Catholic Students Mission Crusade held their concluding meeting of the school year in the high school assembly hall Friday morning. Gerald Will, the outgoing ?president was in charge. Howard Ditto, manager of the Theta Club (Senior Class) gave a brief address during which he presented to the school the senior class gift.

A regular meeting of the Mary Martha Bible Class of the Christian Church was held Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Charles Gould, South Washington Street. In addition to the members of the class, Mrs. Peter Backus and Mrs. Earl Gould were present. In a contest, Mrs. Ben Allen received the honors.

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