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Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, July 21, 2014 8:23 PM


AP Medical Writer


CHICAGO — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, compared with peers who went to mostly worse schools. The teens were otherwise similar, all from low-income Los Angeles neighborhoods who applied to top public charter schools that admit students based on a lottery system.

East Second Street paving work to begin Tuesday
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Monday, July 21, 2014 10:58 AM

The Shelly Co., contractors for the City of Delphos, will begin the paving project on East Second Street, from Main to Douglas streets.

The contractor will begin milling Tuesday through Thursday and paving will be done Friday through Monday.

From 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. there will be no parking on East Second Street.

Allen County Museum names upcoming programs
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:22 PM
James Pillars



LIMA — The Allen County Museum has announced two upcoming programs.

Eric Collins will present “The Archeological Collection of an Allen County Surveyor” at 2 p.m. Sunday.

From the Archives — July 21, 2014
Written by Staff Reports   
Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:17 PM

One Year Ago

Becoming a paramedic is no easy task. Diane Pack wasn’t afraid of a little hard work and got a hand from her co-workers at Delphos Fire and Rescue to make it through the Rhodes State Paramedic Program. Pack was mentored through the program by Firefighter/Paramedic Cory Meyer.


Free swim on Wednesday
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:13 PM

The City of Delphos would like to thank the citizens who voted and passed the increase in the income tax by opening up the Delphos Swimming Pool for free admission on Wednesday. The pool will be open from noon to 5 p.m.. There will also be free popcorn as part of the thank you.

The pool will close at 5 p.m. to prepare for the Beyond Expectations swim event. Citizens are welcome to stay and watch the activities and offer to help if it is needed.

The city appreciates the support and patience the citizens have given during this financially trying time.