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BY ALEX WOODRINGawoodring@delphosherald.com
FORT JENNINGS —Dr. Wess Klir is a lover of history and heritage. Thisis why he and many othersstrived to save the historicJennings Memorial Hall. Itwas built in 1916 to serveas a municipal building,civic center and a memorialto those who fought in theWar of 1812. The buildingwas constructed thanks tofinancial support from thetownship, the village andthe state. The building isremembered mostly for host-ing wedding receptions andhigh school proms. The hallalso used to be home to thelibrary and an abundance of memories. However, whenthe American Legion wasbuilt, most weddings weremoved out, the library wasmoved to the old school andthe building closed.“The doors were closedand it essentially just satcompletely unused exceptfor various storage,” Klirsaid.In 2011, Klir felt called todo something for the build-ing that used to be full of life. However, five years of vacancy would make it adaunting task.“The whole building need-ed remodeling. Not just smallrepairs. It was something thatneeded to be more than justgovernment assistance; itneeded to be more. It neededvolunteers,” he said.One of the biggest inspi-rations came from the bicen-tennial.“It was a big task but thebicentennial garnered excite-ment to get the work done.With celebrating a town thathas its foundations in the Warof 1812 and having a build-ing built to honor those whofought in that war, it is hardto imagine a festival to com-memorate a 200th anniver-sary when this building isn’tbeing used for anything,” hesaid. “So, with more thanfive years of no upkeep anda wreck of a building, thebicentennial and a desire tosee life brought back to thisbuilding, our group of dedi-cated people got together toget this project done. Thisbuilding has the history wewant for this festival.”As with any project oneof the biggest concerns ismoney.“It didn’t cost the townanything,” Klir proudly stat-ed. “The 20 or so of us havebeen working off donationsand volunteers. It is all dedi-cations and all hard work.”The Historic JenningsMemorial Hall will host anarray of events during theFort Jennings Bicentennialcelebration. Klir said thehall’s future beyond the eventlay with the community.“My goal is to have some-thing presentable to the com-munity, then the communitycan evaluate it for them-selves. We want people tohelp decide what the futureshould be. We hope that allwill have a use for it. It isall for not if this buildingisn’t used. We want to seeit continue to live past justone weekend. We will letthe community decide howto do that.”The bicentennial scheduleincludes a heritage dinnerand dance on Friday. Thedinner starts at 6 p.m. withthe dance to follow from 8-10p.m. Tickets are $10 per per-son. A War of 1812 periodband Fiddlesix will providemusic. The buffet will alsoserve food that was com-mon during the War of 1812.Period attire is optional.Throughout the evening,members of the 1812 reen-actment will give the eventa true 1812 feel. The pro-ceeds will go to help providefood for actors. This eventwill be significant as it willbe the first the hall hostsin 30 years. Tickets can bereserved or purchased at thedoor.Saturday at 11 a.m. willbe a rededication with a brief ceremony. The entire facil-ity will be open for pub-lic viewing which includesthe Military Museum. Themuseum will be open Sundayas well.Saturday afternoon, thehall will hold a fort-build-ing contest for children, asthey attempt to redesign theFort Jennings fort as theysee fit. The children will useLincoln log type materials.Digital photos of the fortswill be taken judges willpick the winner.On Saturday evening,the hall will host the GoodOle’ Days Dance. The aimof the dance is to rekindleold memories for those whorecall days of the hall as itstood over 30 years ago.This will be held upstairsand refreshments will beprovided. The band provid-ing the throwback tunes isthe Owls Mixed up Band.According the Klir, thisevent is to relive the past andbring life to the old hall.Admission is free.
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Free car seatcheck at Limacar dealership
Goodwill Easter SealsMiami Valley and TomAhl Hyundai Service willprovide free car seat safetychecks to families withchildren in car seats.The event will be heldfrom 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. onSaturday at Tom Ahl HyundaiService, located at 2605Allentown Road in Lima.Registration is required.Lima-area residents may call419-228-3498 to schedulea free, 30-minute appoint-ment for a car seat check.Certified technicians willbe on hand to ensure chil-dren are riding safely.
Boosters meet Thursday
St. John’s AthleticBoosters will meet at7 p.m. Thursday inthe Little Theater.
Bob Evans buysKettle Creations
The Columbus-based BobEvans Farms announcedTuesday its subsidiary, BEFFoods Inc., has acquired a100,000 square-foot foodmanufacturing plant in Limathat makes mashed pota-toes, macaroni and cheese,and other side dishes fromKettle Creations LLC.According to a pressrelease, Kettle Creationshas been a co-packer forBEF Foods’ side dish busi-ness since 2009 and BEFFoods has comprised a sig-nificant portion of KettleCreations’ sales. About 100Kettle Creations employeesbecame employees of BEFFoods and are expected tostay with the company.“We are excited to haveKettle Creations as part of the Bob Evans family andthis gives us opportuni-ties for growth to perhapsincluding new product linesand a greater reach into thefood service market,” BobEvans Director of CorporateCommunications MargaretStanding said this morning.
Jefferson Meet the Teammoved
The Jefferson Meet theTeam night (6 p.m. tonight)has been moved to the middleschool due to repaving at thehigh school parking lot.
Jennings prepares to turn 200
BY ALEX WOODRINGawoodring@delphosherald.com
FORT JENNINGS — FortJennings will celebrate itsbicentennial this weekend, aswell as commemorate the Warof 1812.The village, which borrowsits name from U.S. ColonelWilliam Jennings, was home toa supply fort during the War of 1812. Now, 200 years later, thetown is ready to celebrate itsstoried history and community.The celebration is 200 yearsin the making and took morethan two years in planning.“We started planning forthis over two years ago,” saidone of the head planners, JimDickman. “This isn’t some-thing we threw together; wehave been working on it for along time.”The weekend-long celebra-tion has been the culmination of hard work from Dickman andmany others.“How we planned was byforming committees and eachcommittee was in charge of their specific task,” he said.Dickman also went intomulti-layered reasons for theweekend.“Yes, the main focus andpurpose of the weekend is tocelebrate the 200th anniversaryof our community but also we just want people to have fun.We want anyone from any-where to be able to come andhave a good time. Above all,however, we want to honor thetroops,” he said. “For example,we have a Huey 369 helicopterthat will be on display. Thisis to honor the veterans of theVietnam War and of course thewe want to honor the veteransof the War of 1812 as well asall military conflict.”The Chained Eagles of Ohiowill honor those lost in theVietnam War with the OhioPOW/MIA Vietnam WallDisplay at the old high school,as well. Both of these are togive the veterans of Vietnam“the welcome home they nevergot.”Going back further in histo-ry will be the War of 1812 reen-actment. On Sunday, those inattendance will get the chanceto step back into the year 1812and witness how life was forthose who fought in the secondbattle for independence.“They will really give usa feel for life in the fort thatwas right here in our town,”Dickman stated. “It should befun and interesting.”Other highlights include theMotor Madness Weekend thatwill take place during the bicen-tennial.“They decided that this yearthey would combine MotorMadness with the bicenten-nial,” said Dickman. “That isalways a good time if you are into that sort of thing. There willbe a cruise in Friday and thenSaturday night will be the lawnmower races. Those are crazy.They really go all out on thosethings.”The committee has some-thing special for those whowant to remember the celebra-tion and how it came about.“We wanted to make some-thing that people can buy andtake with them that way theywill have something to remem-ber it by,” said Dickman. “Sowe made a really nice videothat highlights some of the FortJennings heritage.”The video features rare8-mm footage of Fort Jenningsfrom home videos and commer-cials made by local businesses.The DVD also includes inter-views of familiar Fort Jenningsresidents and their stories. Itwill be for sale at the bicenten-nial for $20. The money for thevideo will help fund bringing inthe Huey Helicopter.See the schedule of eventson page 3.
Memorial Hall
Memorial Hall: Restoring history and heritage
City school raises lunch prices
BY NANCY SPENCERnspencer@delphosherald.com
DELPHOS — Students,teachers and administrators willpay more for lunch at DelphosCity Schools this year. Theschool board voted unanimous-ly Monday to raise lunch prices10 cents across the board tomeet a federal mandate whichstates the price of a paid lunchwith the state reimbursementmust equal the reimbursementfor a free lunch. Districts mustraise their prices 10 cents peryear until the two meet. Pricesare now $2.10 for elementa-ry students; $2.35 for middleand high school students; and$2.60 for adults. This is the firstincrease at the city schools intwo years.Jefferson Middle SchoolSocial Studies teacher Jeff Stantpresented a proposal for eighth-graders to take an educationaltrip to Washington, D.C., yearlybeginning in May 2014. Stant,board members Joe Rode andMichael Wulfhorst and JaniceDitto prepared the presentationfor the trip.Stant handed out sample itin-eraries from area schools whotake a similar trip and informa-tion from K&K Tours of Celina.He said the group has done asmuch as they can without boardapproval to move forward.“We have gathered all theinformation and looked intotour companies for the mostreasonable price and now weneed board approval to organizefundraisers and take this to thenext step,” Stant said.The board did not make adecision on the trip at Monday’smeeting.Reiter Dairy will again pro-vide the district with milk, beat-ing two other competitors forthe bid with fat-free chocolateat 20.8 cents per gallon; 1 per-cent white milk at 16.25 centsper gallon; skim milk at 18.95cents per gallon; and fat-freestrawberry at 20.7 cents pergallon. Arps Dairy and PrairieFarms also submitted bids athigh rates.Following a short publichearing prior to the regular meet-ing, Doris Knebel was rehiredafter retiring as a bus driver.In other business, the board:
• Recognized middle school
students Tori Schleeter andZoey Porter for their partici-pation at the national FCCLANational Conference in Florida;
• Approved Scott Boggs
and Chris Sommers as volun-teer football coaches pendingcompletion of the necessarypaperwork;
• Moved Kim Bohn to the
Masters Plus level of the salaryschedule and John Vennekotterto the 150-hour column; and
• Approved the agreement
with the Wood County JDC toprovide services as needed.The next meeting will beginat 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in the admin-istrative building.
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Orville W. “Bud” Carder,89, of Delphos, died on July 31at St. Rita’s Medical Center.He was born June 6, 1923,in Ottoville to Frank and Elsie(Blockburger) Carder, whopreceded him in death.He was married to Clara H.Topp for 67. She preceded himin death on Jan. 28, 2012.Survivors include threesons, Jim (Lois) Carderof Lima and Jerry (Diana)Carder and Kenny (LisaStinson) Carder of NorthCarolina; four sisters, LoisOsting of Delphos, Jeanette(Donnie) Mesker and MaryLou (Rollin) Bullinger if Oakwood and Millie Bullingerof Fort Jennings; a brother,Rich Carder of Ottoville; fivegrandchildren, Kara (Tom)Bussard, Matt (Ann) Carder,Ali (Jeremy) Fritz, RyanCarder and Emma Carder;seven great-grandchildren,Joshua Carder, Carter andCaden Fritz, Tommy andTyler Bussard and Jasonand Jesse Carder; the wifeof the late Todd Carder, JodiCarder; and sisters-in-law,Lucy Carder and Viola Topp.He was also preceded indeath by a grandson, ToddCarder; two brothers, Don andDelbert Carder; and two sis-ters, Myrtle Brotherwood andColleen Carder.Mr. Carder worked forCentral Soya for 37 years andafter retirement, worked atDelphos Ace Hardware. Hewas a member of St. John’ theEvangelist Catholic Churchand was a 1941 Ottoville HighSchool graduate.He was a loving and dedi-cated husband, father andgrandfather. To his great-grandchildren, he was knownas Grandpa-Great. He wasa very devoted father tohis three sons. He coachedtheir Little League and PonyLeague baseball teams andwas instrumental in initiatingand constructing the LittleLeague baseball facility atDelphos Stadium Park.He was a long-time seasonticket holder for the St. John’sbasketball program and in hislater years, enjoyed listeningto the local area basketballteams on the radio. He wasalso a Cincinnati Reds fan.Throughout his life, Carderhad many hobbies, includingwoodworking, stained glass,painting and crocheting. Withgreat pleasure and a generousheart, he gave most of hiscreations away to family andfriends. One of his proudestmoments last year was giv-ing the St. John’s, Jeffersonand Ottoville girls basketballteams and cheerleaders cro-cheted hats in their schoolcolors.He also enjoyed play-ing bingo at St. John’s andVancrest Health Care Center.A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will beginat 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St.John the Evangelist CatholicChurch, the Rev. CharleObinwa officiating. Burialwill be in St. John’s Cemetery,with military graveside ritesconducted by the DelphosVeterans Council.Friends may call from 3-8p.m. Friday at Harter andSchier Funeral Home, wherea parish wake will begin at7:30 p.m.; and one hour priorto the Mass Saturday at thechurch.In lieu of flowers, memori-als are to St. Rita’s Hospice,Delphos Senior CitizensCenter or St. John’s AthleticAssociation.The Putnam County Sher-
iff’s Ofce is investigating a
single-vehicle crash reportedat 7:34 p.m. Tuesday on RoadF-6 just west of St. Rt. 109.Reports indicate JacobKahle, 16, of Ottawa, waswestbound when his vehicletraveled off the left side of the roadway, overcorrectedand then went off the rightside of the roadway. The carcame to rest on its top in aditch.Passengers in the vehiclewere Calen Liebrecht, 15,and Grant Hershberger, 15,both of Ottawa.Kahle and Liebrecht weretreated and released at thescene. Hershberger wastransported to St. Rita’sMedical Center by OttawaEMS. He was later transport-ed to Nationwide Children’sHospital in Columbus, wherehis condition is not known.
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PHILADELPHIA — Anaccreditation warning issuedto Penn State is serious andnecessary given the issuesraised by a recent child sex-abuse scandal, but the schoolis unlikely to lose the all-important designation, expertssaid Tuesday.They also expect the uni-versity to comply quicklywith demands to show thatits governance, finances andintegrity meet standards set byits accreditation agency, theMiddle States Commission onHigher Education.“This is an entirely appro-priate and anticipated action byMiddle States given the strate-gic importance of voluntarypeer review,” said AmericanCouncil on Education presi-dent Molly Corbett Broad.“It’s really the basis onwhich public accountability isachieved in American highereducation.”The Philadelphia-basedMiddle States Commissionissued the warning last weekbased on the school’s han-dling of molestation allega-tions against Jerry Sandusky, aformer assistant football coachconvicted in June of sexuallyabusing 10 boys.Concerns include whetherPenn State trustees providesufficient oversight of theadministration, the strength of the university’s ethical stan-dards and the school’s compli-ance with government poli-cies, such as those requiringcampus crime reports, saidMiddle States spokesmanRichard Pokrass.The commission also wantsthe school to address its finan-cial status in light of a $60million penalty imposed bythe NCAA and any lawsuitsfrom Sandusky’s victims.Penn State must submit areport to the agency by Sept.30. A small team of accreditorswould then visit the school inState College.“The university has beenvery cooperative,” Pokrasssaid Tuesday. “The leader-ship of the university is awareof what the concerns are andhave been taking very positivesteps.”Penn State is now one of about 15 schools in the Mid-Atlantic region with a warn-ing.Most institutions work theirway off warning status withina year to 18 months, Pokrasssaid. Those that don’t are puton probation.Schools lose accreditationafter two years of noncompli-ance, starting with the warning.Students cannot use federalfunds — including Pell grantsand government loans — toattend unaccredited schools.Penn State stressed that itremains accredited and thatacademic programs are notbeing questioned.“This action has nothingto do with the quality of edu-cation our students receive,”Blannie Bowen, vice provostfor academic affairs, said in astatement.
May 21, 1914-Aug. 14, 2012
Anna Kahle Wehri, 98,died Tuesday.She was born May21, 1914, to Ignatius andKatherine (Duling) Kahle inCuba, Ohio.On Oct. 15, 1941, she mar-ried Alphonse Joseph Wehri,who died Aug. 21, 1982.She is survived by herchildren, including Elaine(Daniel) Daly, Marilyn,Dorothy (Kenneth) Lammers,Elizabeth, Carol (Jerry)MacDonald, Carl (Marlene)Schroeder, Norman (Cathy)Sagester, Joan (Daniel)Vennekotter, Karen (Steven)Meyer, Anita (David) Delger,Linda (Paul) Felcyn andTimothy Wehri. She is alsosurvived by 18 grandchildren,eight great-grandchildren;and her sister-in-law, TheclaWehri Miller and brother-in-law, Alfred Miller.She was preceded in deathby her four brothers, Amos,Henry, Herbert and Lawrence;three sisters, Frances Borgelt,Clara Liebrecht and MarcellaMiller; six brothers-in-law,Edward Borgelt, SylvesterLiebrecht, Norbert Wehri,Joseph Langhals, AlphonseMiller, Virgil Horstmanand Eugene Horstman; andfive sisters-in-law, MarthaKrienbrink Kahle, IreneLanghals Kahle, MagdalenWehri Langhals, ImaJeanHamilton Wehri, Clara WehriHorstman and Anna WehriHorstman.Mrs. Wehri was a home-maker and mother to 12 chil-dren. She was a full workingpartner along with her husbandon the family farm. Together,they built up the farm andthrough hard work and sav-ing, were able to give all theirchildren a college education.Her hobbies included sewingand the needle arts, gardening,singing and playing the pianoand electric organ. Laterin life she enjoyed readinghistory and newspapers andloved the ensuing discussions.In her later years after shedeveloped macular degenera-tion, she continued studyinghistory with books on tape.Academically, she graduatedfirst in her eighth-grade classof four one-room schools andstill remembered her bacca-laureate address. She wasa member of St. Michael’sCatholic Church and itsCatholic Ladies of Columbiaand Altar Rosary Societies.Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 10:30 a.m. Fridayat St. Michael’s CatholicChurch. Burial will be at St.Michael’s Cemetery.Friends may call from 2 to8 p.m. on Thursday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home,Jackson Township, at the cor-ner of US 224 and SR 634where a scripture service willbe held in the afternoon and aCLC and Altar Rosary servicewill be held at 7 p.m.Memorials may be madefor masses or to Heartbeat of Lima.Condolences may beexpressed at: www.lovefuner-alhome.com.
Delphos weather
High temperature Tuesdayin Delphos was 75 degrees,low was 64. High a year agotoday was 78, low was 60.Record high for today is 95,set in 1965. Record low is 43,set in 1962.
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: Partly cloudy.A 20 percent chance of show-ers in the morning. Not aswarm. Highs in the mid 70s.Northwest winds 5 to 10mph.
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01-07-08-24-25Estimated jackpot:$110,000Corn: $7.95Wheat: $8.25Beans: $16.21In the Roman calendarJuly was originally calledQuintillis, meaning fifth,because at one time it was thefifth month. However, JuliusCaesar added two monthsat the start of the year andso July became the seventhmonth.ATHENS (AP) — TheAthens Community Centerpool has been very popularthis summer.Temperatures around tri-ple digits and storm-causedpower outages helped hiketypical usage. The AthensArts, Parks and Recreationdepartment says on an aver-age summer day, some 300people visit the pool. But thatnumber more than tripled onseveral days in early July.The pool was free to thepublic for nine days after amajor power outage after apowerful storm hit much of Ohio began June 30.Officials tell The AthensMessenger that the pool’srevenues are down as a resultas it prepares to close for theseason Aug. 19. Nearly 6,000people swam free when thepool was functioning as acooling station in southeastOhio.
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GENEVA (AP) — SyrianPresident Bashar Assad’sforces and pro-governmentshabiha fighters have perpe-trated war crimes and crimesagainst humanity on Syriancivilians, a U.N. expert panelconcluded today in a reportthat provides in chilling detailfurther evidence of a conflictspiraling out of control.The panel appointed bythe U.N.’s 47-nation HumanRights Council blamed thegovernment and allied militiafor the killing of more than100 civilians in the villageof Houla in May, nearly half of them children, and saidthe murders, unlawful killing,torture, sexual violence andindiscriminate attacks “indi-cate the involvement at thehighest levels of the armedand security forces and thegovernment.”The panel also concludedin its final report today tothe Geneva-based councilthat anti-government armedgroups committed war crimes,including murder, extrajudi-cial killings and torture, but ata lesser frequency and scale.Its release came hoursafter a bomb exploded in theSyrian capital of Damascusoutside a hotel where U.N.observers are staying. Thebomb was attached to a fueltruck and wounded at leastthree people, Syrian stateTV reported. Activists alsoreported fighting near thegovernment headquarters andthe Iranian embassy, both inDamascus, along with clashesin different parts of Syria.The expert panel appoint-ed to probe abuses in Syriahas had hardly any access toSyria, with only its chairmanallowed into Damascus. Mostof the report, which coversthe period between Feb. 15and July 20, was conductedduring field interviews and inGeneva with Syrian refugeesoutside the country.The panel conducted 1,062interviews, but emphasizedtheir lack of ability to carryout their U.N. mandate withinSyria hampered their investi-gation.The commission is head-ed by Brazilian diplomatand professor Paulo SergioPinheiro and also includesKaren Koning AbuZayd, aU.S. citizen and former headof UNRWA, the U.N. agencythat aids Palestinian refugees.
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Fort Jennings BicentennialCelebration schedule
8:30 a.m. — Registration for Camp 1812— Fort Jennings Park9 a.m. — Morning Colors Flag Ceremony— Fort Jennings ParkCamp 1812 begins11:30 a.m. — Lunch at Camp 1812— Fort Jennings ParkHuey Arrives3 p.m. — Evening Colors and Camp 1812Ends — Fort Jennings Park5 p.m. — Concessions Begin — Second Street5 p.m. — Cruise-In Car Show — Water Street6 p.m. to 11 p.m. — Free Bounce Houses —St. Joseph’s Catholic Church6 p.m. — Lima Company Memorial — Fire Station6 p.m. — Vietnam/MIA Wall — Old High School6 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Vintage Photos — Rectorygarage6:30 p.m. — Heritage Dinner — Memorial Hall7 p.m. — Duck Races — Second Street8 p.m. — Heritage Dance — Memorial Hall10 p.m. — Live Band–Blind Ambition— Second Street
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Craft Show — Old High School9 a.m. — Morning Colors Military Flag— Fort Jennings ParkCeremony9 a.m. — 1812 Village/Encampmentopens — Fort Jennings Park9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Post Office BicentennialCancellation on WaterStreet — Water Street9:30 a.m. — Militia Muster and Drill— Fort Jennings Park10 a.m. — 1812 Dance Workshop —Fort Jennings Park10 a.m. — Lima Company Memorial— Fire Station10 a.m. — Military Vehicle Show — Water Street11 a.m. — Jennings Memorial HallRe-Dedication — Memorial Hall11 a.m. — Ohio National Guard Exhibit— Memorial Hall11 a.m. — Concessions in the Park— Fort Jennings Park11 a.m. — Vietnam/MIA Wall — Old High School12 p.m. to 1 p.m. — Soldiers of History— Old High School12 p.m. — Exotic Animal Display —Fort Jennings Park12 p.m. — Inflatable Rides/Kid’sGames — Water Street12 p.m. — Pony Rides — Fort Jennings Park12 p.m. — Concessions in Town — Water Street1 p.m. — Huey 369 Honor Flight —Old High School1 p.m. — Lawn Mower Poker Run — Water Street1:30 p.m. — 1812 Soldiers’ GravesCommemoration — Monument2 p.m. — Fort Building Contest Memorial Hall3 p.m. — Military and Civilian Parade Of Fashion — Fort Jennings Park3 p.m. — Old Time Baseball — Fort Jennings Park4 p.m. — Military Camp Closes — Fort JenningsPark - Village Remains Open4:30 p.m. — BBQ Chicken DinnersStart — Second Street5 p.m. — Veteran’s Mass — St. Joseph’sCatholic Church6 p.m. — Class Reunions — Water Street6 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Vintage Photographs— Rectory garage7 p.m. Lawn Mower Races — Fort Jennings Park7 p.m. — 1812 Village Closes —Fort Jennings Park8 p.m. — Good Old Days Dance — Memorial Hall8 p.m. — Live Band - KYXX —Second Street `
10 a.m. — Morning Colors Military FlagCeremony — Fort Jennings Park10 a.m. — 1812 Village/EncampmentOpens — Fort Jennings Park10:15 a.m. — 1812 Encampment ChurchService — Fort Jennings Park11 a.m. — Militia Muster and Drill— Fort Jennings Park11 a.m. — Lima Company Memorial— Fire Station11 a.m. — Ohio National Guard Exhibit— Memorial Hall11 a.m. — Vietnam/POW Wall —Old High School11 a.m. — Huey 369 Exhibit — Old High School12 p.m. — Concessions Begin — Second Street12 p.m. — Chicken Wings available atSaloon — Second Street1 p.m. — Parade3 p.m. — Kid’s games and rides — Water Street3 p.m. — 1812 Military Demonstrations— Fort Jennings Park4 p.m. — Evening Colors Military FlagCeremony — Fort Jennings Park1812 Village and Encampment closes— Fort Jennings Park4 p.m. — Live Music - Someone’sKids — Second Street6 p.m. — BIG TICKET DRAW — Water Street
Times are approximate and subject to changedue to weather or other conditions. Changes toschedule during event will be announced from Big Ticket Booth. In the event of severe weather,shelter is available at St. Joseph’s Church, Memorial Hall and the old high school.
LANCASTER (AP) —After months of emotionaldebate and protests, a centralOhio county will no longerbe euthanizing stray dogswith carbon-monoxide gas.Fairfield County com-missioners voted Tuesdayto switch to lethal injec-tion, which is seen as morehumane. The shelter said ithad been using gas becauseit was cheaper.The change puts FairfieldCounty among the major-ity of Ohio’s 88 counties.Animal-welfare organiza-tions and the Ohio CountyDog Wardens Associationsay fewer than a dozen shel-ters still use gas.The emotional issue cul-minated in protesters holdingsigns in front of the countycourthouse this past weekcalling for the change.The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette reports that the coun-ty southeast of Columbuseuthanized 578 dogs in2011.
Ohio shelter willstop gassingdogs
TOLEDO (AP) — Chrysleris seeking more than 1,100new hourly workers for itsToledo Assembly Complex.The (Toledo) Blade reportsthat the plant started takingapplications online Tuesdayfor the jobs that start nextyear. Starting pay is $15.78per hour.Chrysler says applicationwill be taken online only,at www.ChryslerCareers.com. Applications will not beaccepted at the plant.Chrysler spokesman JodiTinson said it wasn’t clearhow long the application pro-cess will remain open.
Chrysler flling 1,100 jobs in Toledo
TOLEDO (AP) — Policesay they’ve arrested three menin connection with last week’sshooting of two small childrenin a Toledo apartment.The suspects, two age 20and one 18, were chargedwith obstructing justice. Acourt document related to thearrest of one of the men saidhe gave false information topolice after the Thursday nightshooting that left a 1-year-oldgirl dead and her 2-year-oldsister seriously injured.Nobody has been chargedyet with firing the shots intothe sliding glass door of theapartment, striking the chil-dren in the living room.
Police arrest 3in apartmentshooting

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