One Year Ago
• Costume winners at the Delphos Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Tuesday were Jack Bertling, a water cooler; Sheila Looser, Buckeye No. 12; Amy Zalar, clown; Casey Paddubay, “I don’t know what I am,” and Nikki Duvall, Lady Gaga.
25 Years Ago — 1987
• More than 6,440 dinners were served Saturday and Sunday during the annual St. John’s fall festival. Dinners totaled 6,448, an increase of 68 over last year, according to festival general chairman George Adams. First place winner of the cash drawing was Sally Fortener.
• Like the Kansas City Royals did two years ago, the Minnesota Twins are turning the St. Louis Cardinals into “Whitey’s Whiners.” After the Twins bludgeoned the Cardinals for the second straight game, 8-4, Sunday night, Manager Whitey Herzog was busy making up excuses for his claustrophobic Cardinals, who can’t wait to get back outdoors in St. Louis for Game 3 Tuesday night.
• Charles Steele, president of Van Wert city council, was one of the key speakers at the dedication of the new municipal court facilities Sunday. The new court was originally built as a U.S. post office in 1915 and in 1982 action was taken by city officials to move the court from the courthouse to the building which is on the Ohio historical building register.
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