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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 AM

One Year Ago


The top winners in each age group for women in Marbles 5K Run/Walk are Taylor Coronado, age group 14 and under; Kelly Lindeman, age group 30-34; Jessica Basinger, age group 25-29; Jami Pontsler, age group 50-54; Kim Binkley, age group 35-39; Jane Schnipke, age group 55 and over; Megan Moreo, age group 20-24; and Adrian Kimmet, age group 15-19.


25 Years Ago – 1988


Matt Nusbaum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Nusbum and a senior at Elida High School, was selected to attend the National Institute on Cooperative Education (NICE), held recently in Rochester, N.Y. Nusbaum was selected to participate in the Youth Scholar program, along with 500 other school students sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

Dorothy Herr of Van Wert has been named recipient of the 1988 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for Van Wert County. Herr received the award at the Ohio State Fair. Her nursing career spanned 29 years. Herr performs regular duties for Elderly Nutrition Services and the Senior Center. At the center, she assists with fund raising project, the Health and Learning Fair and blood pressure clinics.

Glenn J. Dickman of Elida was one of the winners in the Ohio State Fair Clorets Chili Cook-off. Dickman won for selling the most sample tickets with his “Maria’s” chili. David Lancione of Columbus, was winner of the first prize, $2,500, with his “Senatorial Chili.” He edged out Katie Warren’s “Devil’s Revenge,” which won the second prize of $1,000.


50 Years Ago – 1963


Two Columbus Grove boys, seniors this year in high school, have returned from a 5200 mile trip, over 3000 of which was on motorcycles. Their trip took them through the eastern part of the United States and into Canada. Phillip Hawkey and David Welty left Columbus Grove June 24 with cycles loaded. Asked if they plan to make another trip, they both stated they have made out applications paper to work at the World’s Fair in New York.

The Jennings Twirlers will sponsor a dance for all western type dancers Aug. 18 in Fort Jennings Memorial Hall. Billy Bates of Anna will be the caller. At a recent dance Mr. and Mrs. Joe Janka were elected new secretaries for the club. Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Lucke are the present presidents and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brinkman, the vice presidents.

The Ottoville Lumber Company will be the official sponsor in this area for the WONW Bat Boy contest. All boys between the ages of 8 and 16 are eligible. The winner, accompanied by his parents and the mayor of his community, if possible, will attend a luncheon with Cleveland Indians officials Sept. 1, and receive numerous gifts. He will sit in the Cleveland dugout with the team during the Cleveland-Detroit double header and have his picture taken with Manager Birdie Tebbetts and his favorite player.


75 Years Ago – 1938


The Delphos Eagles band and drill team and a large number of members of Delphos Aerie will leave at 1:30 a.m. Sunday for Cincinnati to be in attendance at a parade to be held in connection with the joint state and national convention of Eagles now in progress. The delegates who have been at the convention since Thursday are Al Huysman, Frank Holden and Clarence Hoelderle.

Approximately 200 new local units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States will be represented for the first time at a national convention by their delegates to the 39th annual national encampment convening at Columbus, the week of Aug. 21-26, Among the encampment delegations will be that of Walterick-Hemme Post 3035 of this city.

Sally Jauman, East Third Street, had the members of the Entre Nous Club as her guests at her home Friday evening. Alice Jettinghoff was high in pinochle, Helen Moenter, second and Mary Louise Kurber, consoled.



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