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Eco dev meeting shows need for point person
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:20 PM
Close to 40 city officials, economic development representatives, business owners and concerned citizens met at Delphos Eagles Tuesday night to discuss economic development for the city. DHI Media Advertising Manager Peter Ricker, right, explains the desire to get things moving to the panel, including from left, Safety Services Director Shane Coleman, Van Wert County Economic Development Director Sarah Smith, Mayor Michael Gallmeier, Bob Ulm, Community Improvement Corporation President Dave Roach, Van Wert County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Larry Lee and Allen County Coordinator of Strategic Workforce Development Eric Davis. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)

BY STEPHANIE GROVES

DHI Media Staff Writer

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DELPHOS — Close to 40 city officials, economic development representatives, business owners and concerned citizens met at Delphos Eagles Tuesday night to discuss prospects for the city.

The meeting included a panel of seven individuals belonging to county and city organizations that have been involved in or are offering assistance with the economic development of Delphos. The panel included Delphos Safety Service Director Shane Coleman, Van Wert County Economic Development Director Sarah Smith, Mayor Michael Gallmeier, Bob Ulm, Community Improvement Corporation President Dave Roach, Van Wert County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Larry Lee and Allen County Coordinator of Strategic Workforce Development Eric Davis.

 
Elida resident wins Emmy for Gomer School documentary
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:17 PM
John Ondo

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COLUMBUS — A documentary about the former school in Gomer was honored this past weekend in Columbus with an Emmy Award.

“Echoes of Gomer School” is a film about the school, which opened in 1914 in northern Allen County in the village of Gomer. The school served the community until 1969 when the high school was consolidated with Elida and then eventually reduced to just a kindergarten and then closed in 2012.

 
Lovina's Amish Kitchen — Garden goodies and a midsummer night’s sleepover
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:15 PM

BY LOVINA EICHER

 

We are having all kinds of garden goodies lately. It makes meal planning so much easier. Our first batch of sweet corn is ready. We’ve also been enjoying tomatoes, green beans, buttered red beets, zucchini, cucumbers and hot peppers. The peas are now over for the season.

 
From the Archives — Aug. 6, 2014
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:14 PM

One Year Ago

The 2013 Relay for Life exceeded expectations with a preliminary total $96,902 raised. The goal was $88,000. Expenses are $3,500. The effort was made by 250 participants with 24 teams represented in June at the Community Track. The Kruisin’ for Miracle Team was the top fundraiser with a total of $20,137. The top fundraising team member was Paul Richardson of Team SiF with $10,425.

 

 
From the Archives — Aug. 5, 2014
Monday, August 04, 2014 8:00 PM

One Year Ago

More than three dozen tractors fired up their engines and took to the road Saturday morning for the Jon Amundson Crossroads of American Memorial Antique Tractor Tour VII. The event was sponsored by the Van Wert County Historical Society, Kennedy-Kuhn and Scott Equity Exchange. The tractors and guests toured 38 miles across Van Wert County.

 
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