One Year Ago
• For the 2012 Delphos Relay for Life, committee members wanted to find a fun and upbeat way to help promote breast cancer awareness. Chairwoman Cindy Metzger and the rest of the committee are launching the first-ever “Decorate the Girls” decorated bra contest, which encourages participants to decorate a bra and give it an appropriate name or slogan.
25 Years Ago — 1988
• The Delphos Area Chamber of Commerce spearheaded the new welcome to Delphos sign project. According to Edgar Schwieterman, project chairman, to keep the cost to a minimum, the project had to become a community project. They are participating to erect seven new signs at locations outside Delphos. Nine organizations already have their logos up and three more are expected to be up in the near future.
• Marie Hiett has retired from The Delphos Herald, employment she held since 1930 with the exception of five years she spent with Warner Cable. Although she worked mostly with the newsroom staff and most recently as a proofreader, she said, “I did spend about a month in advertising when L. C. Laudick and A. J. Laudick were at the paper.”
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