|It Was News Then|
|Monday, December 10, 2012 11:56 AM|
One Year Ago
• Fort Jennings girls defeated Ayersville Monday night 50-39. Linda Inkrott led Fort Jennings with 14 points and eight rebounds. The Musketeers were 20 of 52 from the field and 10 of 21 at the foul line. Fort Jennings won the battle of the boards 31-27. Ann Krietemeyer had seven rebounds for Fort Jennings.
• A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Citizens National Bank was held Saturday morning for its new branch bank in Elida. Mike Romey, president of Bluffton Citizens National Bank, and Joyce Roop, assistant vice president and branch manager, cut the ribbon. Elida Mayor Paul Scholfield, local dignitaries, businessmen and school officials attended.
• The Putnam County Welfare Department has put out a call for dolls and toys which can be repaired and used for Christmas presents for needy children. Mildred Landwehr, County Welfare Director, said a woman in the county has offered her services to repair dolls and make clothes for them. Persons may take them to the court house and give them to the janitor on the first floor.
• Goldie Stopher was hostess to the members of the Ladies Bible Class of Trinity Methodist Church Friday in the home of her daughter, Ruth Buchholtz. Ten members and one guest, Joy Arnold, were present. Sadie Strayer, president of the class, presided. Mrs. Stopher gave the devotions. The lesson was presented by Myrtle Talbot.
• Harrod found Delphos Jefferson to be a fighting host Tuesday night when the two teams from their played here for the first time in history. The Red and White forces won both games of the double-header, the Jefferson Reserves winning by a score of 23 to 4 and the Varsity by a 29 to 19 count.
• Edna Scherger, instructor in piano, will present a group of her pupils in recital Saturday afternoon at her home at 605 N. Main St. Taking part are Dorothy Lindeman, Mary Wiechart, Marilyn Brenneman, Mona Lou Bardo, Beatrice Benson, Margaret Furrell, Dorothy Mae Brendle, Marjorie Lou Dunn, Betty Ann Hotz, Virginia Becker, Sylvia Rode, Lewis Dunn, William Molter, Lucile Kurber, Margaret Becker and Rita Marie Hotz.