DELPHOS — Plans have been finalized for the seventh annual Marbletown Festival set Aug. 10 and 11. The celebration kicks off with the Kid’s Cake Decorating Challenge at 5 p.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Each child will be provided a 4-inch round cake, icing and decorations. Ribbons will be awarded. The mayor of Marbletown will be sworn in by outgoing Mayor Susie Teman and Delphos Mayor Mike Gallmeier after the challenge. Paula Rodriguez and John Diltz will turn in their votes to Treasurer Jim Knebel on Thursday. The new mayor will then preside over the fourth annual Little Miss Marbletown pageant and ride in the parade at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Pageant registration is from 7-7:30 p.m. with the pageant at 7:30 p.m. Contestants ages 4-9 will compete in talent and a question-and-answer session. The 2011 Little Miss Marbletown, Rosey Bollinger, will crown her successor. The 2012 Little Miss Marbletown will preside over the children’s games at 10 a.m. on Saturday and ride in the parade.
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