July 25, 2014

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'Free Food On Us' Tuesday
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:13 PM

Delphos Community Unity will offer its quarterly “Free Food On Us” mobile food pantry from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Delphos Eagles Lodge at 1600 E. Fifth St.

Doors open at 2 p.m.

The food give-away is open to residents in need who live in the Delphos City School District or have a Delphos postal address.

Participants need to bring two pieces of identification: a photo ID and proof of current residency (A recent bill or other official document printed with name, address and a current date.)

Households will sign off if they meet the income guidelines by signing a self-declaration of income form.

2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:12 PM

Associated Press


Two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Force were killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip.

Stuart Steinberg confirmed the death of his son Max Steinberg, 24, to The Associated Press on Sunday. Steinberg, whose family lives in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, was a sharpshooter for the Golani Brigade. He was one of 13 Israeli soldiers and 65 Palestinians killed in fighting Sunday during the first major ground battle in two weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas.

Crash leaves some without power, cable for hours
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:11 PM

DHI Media Staff Reports


A one-vehicle crash on State Route 66 north of Delphos left some without power for nearly four hours Sunday on the north end of the city.

According to reports, Delphos Fire and Rescue was called to the scene at 2:23 p.m. with a trooper from the Van Wert State Highway Patrol also responding.

Ottoville Parish Festival offers homestyle meals
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:10 PM
A group of youth enjoyed a sit-down meal together during the Immaculate Conception Parish Festival Sunday. Beef and chicken dinners with all the trimmings were offered in the Parish Center with games and rides for children in Ottoville Park and baked goods and raffle booths. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)
Anglers try their luck in Coon and Sportman's Club derby
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:09 PM
The Delphos Coon and Sportman’s Club opened the waters of its quarry Saturday morning for the fifth annual Fishing Derby. More than 60 children participated in the three-hour event with one lucky boy and girl angling for a new bicycle. Above left: Lillian Baughn won her bicycle with a 1.25-pound blue gill. Matthew Kriegel won his new ride with a 3.9-pound carp.  Above right: Four lucky fishermen won tackle boxes for their efforts. They include, front left, Tyler Hetrick, .40-pound rock bass; Phoenix Tucker, 3.03 crappie; Matt Warnecke, .036 crappie; and Caden White, .025-pound blue gill. Children and their parents also enjoyed free hot dogs, chips and beverages and every child walked away with a prize. (DHI Media/Nancy Spencer)