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Delphos FFA members attend camp
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:18 PM
Members in attendance include, from left to right, Alex Theobald, Riley Claypool, Danielle Dancer, Halee Heising and Kaitlyn Cress. (Submitted photo)



CARROLL COUNTY — Five Delphos FFA members recently embarked on a journey to FFA Camp Muskingum. Their trip would take them to Carroll County, 4 1/2 hours from Delphos, to the home of FFA Camp.

The week-long session members attended was packed full of leadership, team-building, communication and recreational activities. The members had the opportunity to meet and visit with this year’s State FFA Officer Team, relax and enjoy different aspects of camp and most importantly, create friendships with close to 300 other FFA members from across the state.

VW Outdoorsmen hold Youth Day fundraiser
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:17 PM
Approximately 125 area youth participated in the Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Youth Day in 2013. This year’s event will be held Sept. 13. (Submitted photo)



MIDDLE POINT — The Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Association is holding a raffle to raise funds for its Youth Day Program. The winner of the raffle will receive $500 in meat from Hall’s Custom Cut Meats and a freezer to store it in.

Three other cash prizes will also be awarded.

Tickets are just $10 for two chances to win and can be purchased at Hall’s Custom Cut Meats, 732 W. Main St. in Van Wert, BHS Gun Shop in Ohio City and from club members.

This year’s Youth Day is scheduled for Sept. 13. It is free for area youth ages 17 and under and features hands-on instruction for archery, air rifles, 22 rifles and trap shooting.

Lunch will be provided to all participants and accompanying adults. Last year’s event had approximately 125 participants.

Funding for Youth Day comes from corporate sponsorships, member contributions, fund raisers and a grant from the Friends of the NRA.

Van Wert Junior Fair royalty applications are due Friday
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:16 PM



VAN WERT — The Coronation Committee is pleased to announce the search for candidates for a king and queen of the Van Wert County Fair.

These people would be chosen to be ambassadors not only to the Junior Fair but also to the entire Van Wert County Fair.

Candidates must be 15 years of age and must have an open schedule throughout the fair to perform special duties such as handing out awards and trophies, giving radio interviews and making special appearances. Any Van Wert County Junior Fair youth meeting these qualifications may apply.

New this year are the Species Prince and Princess. Candidates must be at least 15 years of age and also be flexible in their scheduling during fair week. Species included with this application include beef, horses, poultry, sheep, goats and swine. Applicants may run for more than one species if desired.

From the Archives — July 16, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:14 PM

One Year Ago

Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc., has announced it has plans to close the Delphos facility on Sept. 18. The decision will leave 104 people without jobs and nearly a $1 million hole in the city’s utilities collections. “This was based on economics at the specific location,” Reser’s Management Director Linda Stock said Monday.

Remembering Canal Days past
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:13 PM

Remembering the Canal Days of the past…

The Delphos Herald is looking for residents to participate in a series of articles reminiscing about Old Fashioned Canal Days of the past.