|It was News Then|
|Friday, March 08, 2013 1:38 PM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago — 1988
• Girl Scout Troop 209 top cookie sellers are Melanie Martin, Crystal Sherrick and Chrissy Shumaker. Sherrick has been top cookie seller for Delphos in all age groups for the past two years. Among activities honoring scouts was a mother-daughter tea Sunday at St. John’s Annex.
• The Jefferson seventh grade girls basketball team won the Spencerville Invitational Basketball Tournament. Members of the team were Jennifer DeWitt, Kristi Poling, Brenda Renner, Kim Feathers, Heather Truesdale, Leslie Linder, Coach Jim Martin, Stephanie Berry, Chris Youngpeter, Lori Schimmoeller, Mandy Fischer, Keri McDougall, Ginger Joseph and coach Marv Brenneman.
50 Years Ago – 1963
• New officers of the 4-H Delphos Tractor Club are the following: Jim Dunlap, president; Dave Mayer, vice president; Bill Thompson, secretary; Jim Luersman, treasurer; Tom Brenneman, reporter; Harold Heidlebaugh and Dave Fischer, health and safety, and John Fischer and Noah Miller, advisors. The Fischer Implement Company on South Pierce is the meeting place for the club.
• One hundred and fifty members of the Order of Eastern Star, from Delphos Chapter 26, as well as those from area chapters were present for the annual inspection conducted during the regular meeting of the local chapter Thursday night in the Masonic Temple. Mrs. Walter Clark, Worthy Matron, and Arthur Davey, Worthy Patron, presided.
75 Years Ago — 1938
• It will be Delphos vs. Delphos at the Junior High basketball tournament at Columbus Grove Wednesday night. Delphos St. John’s won its game with Leipsic by a score of 21 to 19 in the opening game of the semi-finals Monday night and Jefferson made the evening perfect by taking their contest, defeating Bluffton by a 31 to 14 count.
• The Old Time ‘Coon Hunters Association met in regular session on Monday night at Fanger’s Mayflower. The members decided to meet jointly in the near future with the Kiwanis Club. The Old Time ‘Coon hunters plan to furnish a portion of the program by obtaining the services of George Garretson of Delphi, Indiana. Garretson is an authority on guns and ammunition and his lecture is illustrated by motion pictures.