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Lincolnview Local Schools to hold open house
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Saturday, August 09, 2014 8:00 PM

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MIDDLE POINT — Lincolnview Local Schools will hold an open house on Aug. 18, from 6-7:30 p.m.

 
OSU-Lima welcomes new dean and director
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Saturday, August 09, 2014 8:00 PM

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LIMA — The Ohio State University at Lima welcomes its new dean and director, Charlene D. Gilbert, on Monday. This will be Dean Gilbert’s first day on the job.

Dean Gilbert will serve as Ohio State Lima’s dean and director and will join the university with the rank of professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Before coming to Ohio State Lima, Dean Gilbert was professor and chair of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Toledo. She was the founder and director of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences. Prior to joining the University of Toledo as director of the Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women in 2007, she was an associate professor in the School of Communication at American University.

 
On the Banks of yesteryear...Through the Eyes of Teens, part II
Written by By the Delphos Canal Commission   
Saturday, August 09, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Friday, August 08, 2014 8:02 PM )
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On a visit to the museum at the end of the school year, 8th grade language arts students researched items that interested them. These are a few of their findings.

Early Football Equipment

By Brenen Auer

The early football equipment is nothing compared to what we use in today’s game.

In the early years of football they had leather helmets they called “head harnesses.” The leather helmets were designed to protect the ear area. It made communicating extremely difficult. Between 1915 and 1917, the first skull protection helmets were introduced, also the first ear holes and suspension in the helmets causing them not to be placed directly on your head. A couple years later harder leather was added and a more tear-drop shape evolved into the helmets.

Other teammates in the early football years did not like when you put extra padding underneath your jersey. The first shoulder pads were made out of sewn leather.

The first pair of football pants were made out of rough canvas with light padding in the thigh and knee. The pants design never changed. They still only go about knee length with a lace-up fly.

 
Delphos BOE meets Monday
Written by Nancy Spencer   
Saturday, August 09, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Sunday, August 10, 2014 7:54 PM )

The Delphos City School Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the administrative building.

Items on the agenda include approval of the federally mandated increase of lunch prices.

 
Marbletown Cake Decorating Contest draws 61 confectioners
Written by Nancy Spencer   
Friday, August 08, 2014 8:19 PM
The icing was slathered and the decorations placed just so during the annual Marbletown Kids’ Cake Decoration Contest Friday in Marble Hall at Delphos Wesleyan Church. Local baker Alex Benavidez provides each child with a 4-inch round cake, icing and gummy worms, frog, gum drops, etc., to create their own sweet masterpiece. Above: Brianna Bowen, 6, and Zaria Harter, also 6, make sure their cakes have enough decorations. Events continue today with the 5K at 8 a.m., children’s events from 10 a.m. to noon, the parade at 1 p.m. and the Golf Cart Poker Run at 2 p.m. (DHI Media/Nancy Spencer)
 
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