July 23, 2014

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Eagles to host blood drive
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:51 PM )

There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Delphos Eagles.

Call 1-800-Red-Cross, or go to redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “eaglesdel” to schedule a donation appointment.

Spots available for volleyball, corn hole
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM

Spots are still available for the Kiwanis Fourth of July Volleyball Tournament set 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Stadium Park on the newly-renovated beach volleyball courts.

The cost is $50 per 5-6 player team with the first 14 teams accepted. Each 5-player team must have at 2 women and each 6-player team must have three. Players must be at least 16 years of age for this double-elimination contest.

The winning team will receive $500.

The annual corn hole tournament will be held from 1-4 p.m.

Contact Scott Wiltsie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-692-2067 to register for both events.

Optimist Fishing Derb Friday
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM

The Delphos Optimist Club will hold its annual fishing derby for ages 2-12 from 8-10 a.m. Friday on Miami-Erie Canal from Tenth Street to the locks.

Registration begins at 7:30 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded for the largest three fish caught by a girl and a boy in each age group.

Court orders review in Ohio birth control case
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law, following its ruling that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.

Highway crisis looms as soon as August, US warns
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gridlock in Washington will lead to gridlock across the country if lawmakers can’t quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs, the Obama administration warned Tuesday.

States will begin to feel the pain of cutbacks in federal aid as soon as the first week in August — peak summer driving time — if Congress doesn’t act, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a letter to states. That’s because the balance in the federal Highway Trust Fund is dropping and will soon go below $4 billion, the cushion federal officials say is needed for incoming fuel tax revenue to cover outgoing payments to states.