One Year Ago
• The 2012 Ottoville Homecoming ceremonies will take place Saturday during the boys basketball game vs. Liberty-Benton. The senior homecoming candidates are Megan Bendele, daughter of Dan and Sue Bendele; Lindsey Eickholt, daughter of Jim and Ceil Eickholt; Kylee Schweller, daughter of Jim and Bev Schweller; Blake Gerdeman, son of Jed and Joann Gerdeman; Travis Maag, son of Tim and Mary Jo Maag; and Kevin Schnipke, son of Barb Schnipke.
25 Years Ago – 1988
• St. John’s was climbing a mountain all Sunday afternoon against the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds. And just as they overtook the T-birds in the third quarter LCC clambered to a new height. The Blue Jays pursuit paid off in the fourth quarter and sent the game into overtime. With some extra time on their hands they reached the top of the mountain with a 63-60 win.
• Fort Jennings Lions donated three typewriters to the elementary school. Lion President John VonSossan and project chairman, Gene Krietemeyer, presented the typewriters to David Miller, principal of Fort Jennings Elementary School. The typewriters will be used by the sixth grade to help them in their computer studies.
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