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From the Archives — April 2
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:15 PM

One Year Ago

The St. George Deanery Youth Ministry and high school youth from Putnam County hosted the Senior Citizen Prom on Sunday at the American Legion in Fort Jennings. This year’s theme was “New York, New York.” A drawing for a new king and queen was held; Robert Meyer was crowned as the king and Marge VonSossan the queen.

 

25 Years Ago – 1989

Delphos Young Farmwives member Martha Miller explained how wheat is grown and harvested and its uses to St. John’s preschoolers. Students Neil Brotherwood, Cindy Rode, Scott Hedrick and Rachel Pohlman planted their own wheat seed. The preschoolers also had cookies made with wheat flour and colored the picture, “The Story of Wheat” in observance of National Agricultural Week.

 
Holdgreve reaches $50K goal for cancer research
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:13 PM
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DUBLIN — In December of 2010, three months after his testicular cancer diagnosis, 1994 St. John’s High School graduate Jay Holdgreve established the Jay Holdgreve Endowment for Testicular Cancer Research at The Ohio State University’s James Comprehensive Cancer Center. In just over three years, the goal of raising $50,000 was reached.
With this milestone attained, the Jay Holdgreve Endowment for Testicular Cancer Research at The Ohio State University’s James Comprehensive Cancer Center becomes officially endowed, meaning it will fund testicular cancer research for decades to come.

 
Hiking with Faith: A journey of hope and encouragement
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:12 PM
Amy Stull Kwiatkoski and her dog, Faith, are hiking the North Country Trail (NCT) in hopes of becoming the first woman and dog team to complete the 4,600-mile trek. (Delphos Herald/Stephanie Groves)

BY STEPHANIE GROVES

Staff Writer

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DELPHOS — Amy Stull Kwiatkoski and her dog, Faith, are hiking the North Country Trail (NCT) in hopes of becoming the first woman and dog team to complete the 4,600-mile trail. Their journey began on March 22 at the Michigan/Ohio state line and based on a 15-20-mile-per-day schedule, the duo we will be at end of their itinerary on or around Nov. 1 in Alton/Lowell, N.Y.

“Our daily miles will most likely fluctuate due to our stamina/health, the terrain and weather,” Kwiatkoski said. “We have not scheduled any days off but will take those as needed.”

 
Eight to vie for Peony Queen title Friday
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:11 PM
Contestants for the 2014 Peony Pageant vying for the title of Queen Jubilee XXXIX are, front from left, Chelsea Hancock of Crestview, Amberlyn Miller of Lincolnview, Claire Gamble of Van Wert and Cheyenne Stant of Parkway. Also (back row, from the left): Elizabeth Griffin of Spencerville, Mackenzie Haney of Wayne Trace, Rachel Nicelley of Paulding and Victoria Suever of Delphos Jefferson. (Times Bulletin file photo)

DHI Staff Report

VAN WERT — Eight young ladies will be competing for the title of Queen Jubilee XXXIX Friday night. The Peony Pageant will be held once again at the Marsh Foundation Auditorium. The pageant will begin at 7:30 p.m. The contestants are high school seniors.

Chelsea Hancock is representing Crestview High School. The daughter of Eric and Danielle Hancock, Chelsea is involved in several different extra-curricular activities, including Pleasant View Youth Group, 4-H Ohio Challengers, Grand Lake Orchestra where she plays violin, cross country, Knight Vision, National Honor Society and band. In her spare time she enjoys painting, cooking, and watching movies. After high school, she plans to attend the University of Toledo, majoring in pharmacy.

 
Calamity bill saves Elida’s Easter Break
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:11 PM

BY CYNTHIA YAHNA

Herald Correspondent

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ELIDA — House Hill 416 saved Easter Break at Elida Local Schools. The bill signed by Gov. John Kasich on March 26 allowing school districts an additional four calamity days once they have used the days included in their contingency plans for inclement weather.

Elida School Board President Christine Ulrich announced the news Tuesday after a special school board meeting.

 
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