One Year Ago
St. John’s Elementary School third-graders in Teresa Recker’s class are filming “Inside a Barn in the Country.” Students used puppets purchased with MAC Grant funds several years ago. Librarians Jean Mueller and Karen Densel assisted with the production.
25 Years Ago – 1988
More than 100 of Allen County’s outstanding graduating seniors will be recognized for their scholastic achievements April 20 at an academic excellence dinner. Delphos students being honored include Mark Downey, Angie Gonyea, Angie Moore, Deana Schmersal and Kent Wiechart from Jefferson Senior High School; and Kathy Keipper, Cyndi Kortokrax, Mike Schlereth, Jeff Schwinnen and Diane Suever from St. John’s High School.
Senior pitcher Brian Heitz picked up the win and belted his team’s first home run of the season as St. John’s beat Antwerp Monday 7-4 at Stadium Park. Brent Reidenbach was the only Blue Jay with more than one hit as he went 2-for-3. Randy Mueller and Scott Schulte had two RBIs each.
Delphos Future Farmers of America member Doug Eggeman showed third-grader Kim Keyton, a student at Franklin Elementary School, how to milk a cow at Tom Hempfling’s dairy farm. Third-graders from St. John’s, Landeck and Franklin elementary schools visited area farms Monday, with Delphos FFA members giving farm tours and demonstrating various farm procedures used to make food.