One Year Ago
• The Kiwanis K-kids have been busy with community service this year. They cleaned trucks and a rescue vehicle, helped out at the Canal Commission Museum, visited and taken care packages to the residents of Vancrest Healthcare Center and last Friday, they filled trash bags with litter in a field next to Elida Road.
25 Years Ago — 1988
• Fellow firefighters, family and friends honored Don Schimmoller Sunday afternoon on his retirement as Delphos fire chief. Schimmoller served 32 years with the fire department, 23 years were as chief. He retired on Jan. 10. A dinner, held at the Firemen’s Clubhouse, was attended by current and former Delphos firefighters and their spouses and preceded the program.
• The Jefferson girls allowed a 19-point lead to dwindle to eight before finishing off Ottoville 55-41 Saturday night at Ottoville. Senior Angie Gonyea’s steadying influence and Cheryl Kortokrax’s rebounding down the stretch helped pulled the Wildcats through. Kortokrax, who led her team in scoring (18) and rebounding (14) hauled in four rebounds in the final three minutes.
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