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Jordan to speak in Van Wert
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:19 PM

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VAN WERT — U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan, a Republican from Ohio’s 4th District, will speak at a barbecue luncheon in Van Wert on Aug. 22. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Wassenberg Art Center in downtown Van Wert and is sponsored by the Van Wert County Republican Central Committee.

Pool hours change next week
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:18 PM

Mayor Gallmeier and Park Superintendent Craig Mansfield have announced that beginning Monday, for the last week of operation, the pool will have reduced hours due to staffing shortages and cool morning temperatures.

The revised pool hours will be from 2-6 p.m. The last date of the pool season will be Aug. 24.

Fort Fest Family Finder offered this weekend
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:17 PM

The Fort Jennings Historical Society will sponsor Fort Fest Family Finder at the Memorial Hall from 3-7:30 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Ruth Wilhelm, curator of local history at the Putnam County Library; Evy Martin, family genealogist; and Rob Warnecke, a teacher at Fort Jennings High School, along with some of his students will be on hand in the Memorial Hall to help patrons find their relatives or military records on the computer.

Legion offers 4th Veteran's Appreciation Festival
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:16 PM
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DHI Media Staff Reports


DELPHOS — Delphos American Legion Post 268 will host its fourth annual Veteran’s Appreciation Festival on Saturday.

The day starts with opening ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. and a poker run at 3 p.m. (Registration for the run begins at 2 p.m.)

SilverSneakers enjoy day at Stadium Park
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:15 PM
Members of the SilverSneakers gathered at Stadium Park Friday for a potluck lunch and yard games. Croquet, horseshoes, corn hole and Jarts were among the offerings. Above: Pyllis Turnwald, left, gives a croquet ball a whack toward the hoop as Viola Miller, Kelly Stevenson and Jim Puma look on. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults. One in five are covered by their Insurance and/or Medicare for the program. Contact Shelley Kreeger at PEAK 24-Hour Fitness for more information. (DHI Media/Nancy Spencer)