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Ottoville Parish Festival offers homestyle meals
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:10 PM
A group of youth enjoyed a sit-down meal together during the Immaculate Conception Parish Festival Sunday. Beef and chicken dinners with all the trimmings were offered in the Parish Center with games and rides for children in Ottoville Park and baked goods and raffle booths. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)
 
Anglers try their luck in Coon and Sportman's Club derby
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:09 PM
The Delphos Coon and Sportman’s Club opened the waters of its quarry Saturday morning for the fifth annual Fishing Derby. More than 60 children participated in the three-hour event with one lucky boy and girl angling for a new bicycle. Above left: Lillian Baughn won her bicycle with a 1.25-pound blue gill. Matthew Kriegel won his new ride with a 3.9-pound carp.  Above right: Four lucky fishermen won tackle boxes for their efforts. They include, front left, Tyler Hetrick, .40-pound rock bass; Phoenix Tucker, 3.03 crappie; Matt Warnecke, .036 crappie; and Caden White, .025-pound blue gill. Children and their parents also enjoyed free hot dogs, chips and beverages and every child walked away with a prize. (DHI Media/Nancy Spencer)
 
Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point.

 
Five local Scouts earn Eagle
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:05 PM
Boy Scouts from Delphos Troop 65 earning their Eagle Scout rank include, from left, Clark Etzler, Nicholas Bockey, Anthony Siefker, Bradley Klausing and Jackson Donley. (Submitted photo)

BY NANCY SPENCER

DHI Media Editor

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DELPHOS — Five Scouts from Delphos Boy Scout Troop 65 attended a recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Nicholas Bockey, Jackson Donley, Clark Etzler, Bradley Klausing and Anthony Siefker earned their Eagle Scout Awards.

Bockey, son of Mark and Karen Bockey, built cat trees and benches for the Allen County Humane Society. While in Scouts, he earned 28 merit badges and held the following leadership positions: Patrol Leader, Troop Guide and Senior Patrol Leader. He is a recent St. John’s High School graduate.

 
Curator's Corner — Musical performers
Friday, July 18, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Friday, July 18, 2014 6:49 PM )

BY GARY LEVITT

A group of us were discussing our music favorites as we watched the band “Nashville Crush” set up for the Music in the Park series last Sunday. It was a great day for an outdoor concert and by the looks of the crowd several hundred others felt that way also. As you can imagine, everyone had their favorite genres and were very committed to following numerous artists in each. My favorite is jazz and specifically musical pieces that lean towards the blues. My tastes go back to the 1920s and 30s – Jelly Roll Morton, Satchmo, Duke Ellington, and the list goes on. At the museum this coming Friday, July 25, we are going to introduce some cool jazz featuring Chuck Sommers and his trio. This highly versatile saxophonist and his crew will take you from Hotlanta to Cool Jazz and the Big Band sound. He’s a self-taught musician who has an excellent following in Northwestern Ohio.

 
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