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Lions Club sets annual dinner
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:18 PM | Updated ( Friday, April 18, 2014 1:46 PM )

The Middle Point Lions Club will hold its 41st annual chicken dinner April 27 at the Lincolnview School.

Dinners will be served from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the Lincolnview cafeteria. Carry-out service will also be provided.


$18M released to expand access to credit for small businesses, manufacturers
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:17 PM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thursday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), chair of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, announced the availability of more than $18 million in new federal funding to help Ohio small business and manufacturers grow operations and create jobs by increasing access to available credit. The funding will be made available through the U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), a program Brown worked to include as part of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010.

Pajama Storytime ends week
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:16 PM
The “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” Preschool Storytime ended the local National Library Week celebration. Delphos Public Library Children’s Librarian Denise Cressman, right, reads “When the Moon Smiled” to pajama-clad children.  The library is closed today for Good Friday. (Delphos Herald/Nancy Spencer)
Spencerville FFA brings accomplishments to board
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:15 PM


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SPENCERVILLE — FFA students were highlighted during the Spencerville Board of Education meeting Thursday.

Twelve students were in attendance to receive the award presented to them with a certificate of recognition for their hard work.

Kalida woman has first U.S. FDA-approved bionic eye
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:12 PM
Linda Schulte shows her glasses featuring a camera that sends a message to the computer she is holding. This computer then sends a message wirelessly to the prosthesis with electrodes that are installed on her retina. The board (at right) is used as the training to help Schulte recognize shapes. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline)


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KALIDA — Linda Schulte said she cried when she found out there may be a way that she could “see” once again.

The 65-year-old Kalida woman was diagnosed with retinas pigmentosa when she was in her forties. Retinis pigmentosa is an inherited retina degenerative disease that causes slow but progressive vision loss due to a gradual loss of those light-sensitive cells. Patients with RP experience loss of side and night vision and later central vision, which can result in near blindness.