April 19, 2014

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OEPA approves new WTP design
Monday, April 07, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Monday, April 07, 2014 5:21 PM )


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SPENCERVILLE — Mayor P. J. Johnson read Village Administrator Sean Chapman’s report which contained some very good news for the village when he announced that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) has approved the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) design on Monday night.

“Sean had a meeting with Richard Kirk of Kirk Bros. (KBC) and Todd Jenkins (Peterman Associates) recently to discuss updates on the status of the WTP project,” Johnson said.

The new WTP building has been constructed and KBC plans to be back on site and begin footer/foundation work on the 17 of April.

Johnson said a Purchase Order has been issued to Buschur Electric by KBC for all of the electrical components and all state permits have been submitted and approval is expected within two weeks. In addition, Industrial Fluid Management (IFM) will deliver treatment process equipment in May.


Voter registration deadline Monday
Friday, April 04, 2014 8:33 PM

Delphos Herald Staff Reports


For those planning to vote in the May 6 Primary Election, the deadline for registration is 9 p.m. Monday.

The Allen, Putnam and Van Wert County boards of elections will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday for those needing to register.

ODOT spent over $3.3M on snow removal in tri-counties
Friday, April 04, 2014 8:32 PM

Staff Reports


VAN WERT — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) spent well over $3.3 million so far this winter keeping the Tri-County highways free of snow and ice.

Allen County has the most number of miles to maintain at 455, with Putnan at 422 and Van Wert at 370.

Kramer, Fischer Legion’s Buckeye Girls State delegates
Friday, April 04, 2014 8:31 PM

Staff Reports


DELPHOS — Two seniors, one from Jefferson and one from St. John’s high schools, will be among the 900 girls participating in the 68th annual session of Buckeye Girls State June 15-21 at the University of Mount Union.

Kelli Kramer will represent Jefferson and Rebekah Fischer will represent St. John’s.

First-ever Zombie Prom set April 26
Friday, April 04, 2014 8:30 PM

Time to party your brains out at the first-ever Delphos Zombie Prom from 6-10 p.m. April 26 at the Smokin’ Chrome Saloon.

This is an adults-only event. Participants must be 21 to enter. Zombie makeup and prom attire is required.