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Pamela Eloise ‘Pam’(Patton) Meyer
Jan. 2, 1947-May 14, 2013
Pamela Eloise “Pam”(Patton) Meyer, 66, passedaway Tuesday in Fort Worth,Texas.She was born Jan. 2, 1947,in Lima.Survivors include hermother, Patricia “Pat” Patton;her husband, Jim; children,Kimberly (Steve) Page, Jason(Michelle) Meyer, Heather(Shane Randell) Meyer andAmanda Meyer; and grand-children, Landon Page,Mitchell Page, Avery Meyerand Rylee Meyer. She is alsosurvived by Candice (Patton)Shaffer, Mike Patton, PatrickPatton, Jay Patton, NorlynLabrano and Lonnie GreweMiller.She was preceded in deathby her grandfather, OscarHeyser; her father, Ronald“Bud” Patton; and MadonnaHeyser, Orvin Heyser, Robertand Lola Heyser, Elvin andJuanita Patton and Clarabelleand Norbert Grewe.Mrs. Meyer gradu-ated from St. John’s HighSchool in Delphos in 1965and from Nazareth Collegein Kalamazoo, Mich., in1970. She was a dedicatedand devoted teacher, earn-ing Teacher of the Year inAlbuquerque, N.M., in 2007.She enjoyed the outdoors, hotair ballooning with friendsand spending time with herbeloved dog, Cheyenne.Funeral services willbegin at 11 a.m. Friday at St.Elizabeth Ann Seton CatholicChurch, 2016 Willis Lane,Keller, Texas. Friends maycall from 6 to 8 p.m. todayat Lucas Funeral Home, 137E. Hill St., Keller, with theRosary being recited at 7 p.m.
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Today is Thursday, May 16, the 136th dayof 2013. There are 229 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On May 16, 1943, the nearly month-longWarsaw Ghetto Uprising came to an endas German forces crushed the Jewish resis-tance and blew up the Great Synagogue. Anestimated 7,000 Jews were killed during theuprising, while about 7,000 others were sum-marily executed. The remaining Jews, morethan 40,000 of them, were deported to con-centration camps.
On this date:
In 1763, the English lexicographer, authorand wit Samuel Johnson first met his futurebiographer, James Boswell.In 1770, Marie Antoinette, age 14, marriedthe future King Louis XVI of France, whowas 15.In 1868, the U.S. Senate failed by onevote to convict President Andrew Johnsonas it took its first ballot on the 11 articles of impeachment against him.In 1920, Joan of Arc was canonized byPope Benedict XV.In 1939, the government began its firstfood stamp program in Rochester, N.Y.In 1948, CBS News correspondent GeorgePolk, who’d been covering the Greek civilwar between communist and nationalist forc-es, was found slain in Salonika Harbor.In 1961, Park Chung-hee seized power inSouth Korea in a military coup.In 1988, the Supreme Court, in Californiav. Greenwood, ruled that police can searchdiscarded garbage without a search warrant.Surgeon General C. Everett Koop releaseda report declaring nicotine was addictive inways similar to heroin and cocaine.
Ten years ago:
President George W. Bushlaunched his re-election campaign. The Senatecommitted $15 billion to fight global AIDS.
Five years ago:
President George W. Bushvisited Saudi Arabia, where he failed to winhelp from Saudi leaders to relieve skyrocket-ing American gas prices. Osama bin Ladensaid in an audio statement that al-Qaida wouldcontinue its holy war against Israel and itsallies until the liberation of Palestine. RobertMondavi, the patriarch of California winecountry, died in Yountville at age 94.
One year ago:
Mary Richardson Kennedy,64, the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr.whose death sent America’s great politicalfamily into grief again, died in Bedford, N.Y.,a suicide.
Actor George Gaynesis 96. Jazz musician Billy Cobham is 69. ActorBill Smitrovich is 66. Actor Pierce Brosnan is60. Actress Debra Winger is 58. Olympic goldmedal gymnast Olga Korbut is 58. ActressMare Winningham is 54. Rock musicianBoyd Tinsley (The Dave Matthews Band) is49. Rock musician Krist Novoselic (noh-voh-SEL’-ik) is 48. Singer Janet Jackson is 47.Country singer Scott Reeves (Blue County)is 47. Actor David Boreanaz is 44. Politicalcorrespondent Tucker Carlson is 44. ActressTracey Gold is 44. Tennis player GabrielaSabatini is 43. Country singer Rick Trevino is42. Musician Simon Katz is 42. EntrepreneurBill Rancic (TV: “The Apprentice”) is 42.Actress Tori Spelling is 40. Actress LynnCollins is 36. Actress Melanie Lynskey is 36.Actress Megan Fox is 27. Actor Jacob Zacharis 27. Actor Marc John Jefferies is 23. ActorMiles Heizer is 19.
Aug. 13, 1934-May 15, 2013
Leona L. Holloway, 78,of Lima, died at 12:28 a.m.on Wednesday at ShawneeManor.She was born Aug. 13,1934, in Delphos to ClydeE. and Elsie I. (Miller) Clark,who preceded her in death.On April 25, 1957, shemarried Laymon G. “Junior”Holloway, who died March30, 2012.Survivors include ason, Charles David (Kim)Holloway of Lima; a daugh-ter, Debra Sue (Steve) Cleavesof Fort Jennings; four grand-children, Bret S. Holloway,Shane M. Holloway, MorganHolloway and NicholasHoffman; a brother, Dallas(Nelly) Clark of Vieques,Puerto Rico; two sisters, SallySelvaggio of Lima and Carol(Timothy) Keane of FortWayne; and one niece andfour nephews.She was also preceded indeath by two nephews.Mrs. Holloway was agraduate of Continental HighSchool. She was a memberof the the Fraternal Orderof Eagles Aerie 370 and theVeterans of Foreign Wars Post1275, Ladies Auxiliary. Sheand her husband had winteredin McIntosh, Fla., for 18 years,where she was a member of theOrange Lake Baptist Churchand First Baptist Church of Citra. She loved being inMcIntosh, which is a quaintlittle Victorian town, whereshe loved to socialize and taketrips to the flea markets. Herhobbies included cooking andtending to her garden, takingspecial care of her roses. Shewill be remembered for herlove of reading, shopping andspending time with her familyand friends. She was fiercelydevoted to her children andgrandchildren.Funeral services willbegin at 1 p.m. Friday atShawnee Chapel, Chiles-Lehman Funeral & CremationServices, the Rev. Rob Whiteofficiating. Burial will be inMemorial Park Mausoleum,Lima.Friends may call from2-7 p.m. today at the funeralhome.Preferred memorials are tothe American Cancer Society.
Leona L. Holloway
One Year Ago
Retirees were hon-ored at Tuesday’s meet-ing of the Elida Board of Education. Participating inthe ceremony were KathyMay, Marsha Johnson,Carol Gibson, Janice Flick,David Wollenhaupt, BruceSommers, Constance Cramer,Board President DennisFricke and SuperintendentDon Diglia.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Stacey Becker, 7, got anassist from her father, JoeBecker, as they tried to gettheir small kite airborne at theannual Delphos Jaycees kitefly Sunday at Stadium Park.Stacey was winner of thesmallest kite category. Otherwinners were Josh Wade,funniest, Aaron Becker, big-gest, Stacey Heindel, high-est, and Tony Heindel, mostoriginal.Renovation of the his-toric Deep Cut rest area onState Route 66, south of Spencerville is scheduledto begin next week. TheNational Park Service desig-nated the Deep Cut RoadsidePark, a Registered NationalHistoric Landmark in 1966.Deep Cut, an area 6,600 feetlong and up to 52 feet deep,is the deepest excavation of the canal, which originallyextended from Toledo toCincinnati.Seven members of St.John’s baseball team whichfinished second in theMidwest Athletic Conferencewon league honors. PitcherBrian Heitz and outfielderDuane Wieging received all-conference honors. Namedhonorable mention wereMark Moscinski, BruceOdenweller, Scott Noonan,Randy Mueller, and ScottSuever.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Jerry Hilvers, son of Mr.and Mrs. George Hilvers of Ottoville, was awarded thedegree of State Farmer at therecent convention of the OhioFuture Farmers of America,held in Columbus. Jerry wasone of the two percent of members in the state that isselected yearly for this honor.He is a 1961 graduate of Ottoville High School and isnow engaged in farming withhis father.The program at the Rotaryluncheon meeting Wednesdaywas presented by Ned Fry,who is a great student of theCivil War period. In his pre-sentation Fry played a numberof records all from the stand-point of the Confederacy.Before the meeting PresidentPaul Harter, Jr. presented acheck of $100 to the DelphosChamber of Commerce forexpenses on the DelphosClean-up, Fix-up campaign.Landeck Catholic Ladiesof Columbia met Tuesdayevening in the church meet-ing room with 47 memberspresent. Plans were made tohold a white elephant sale atthe next meeting. The com-mittee for the June 11 meet-ing includes Jane Bonifasand Beatrice Kavermanas co-chairmen, GertrudeKnebel, Lucille Illig, DeloresKill, Viola Clement, ThelmaHoersten, Dorothy Kill,Leona Suever and MildredRayman.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Mary Alice Fethers,Jefferson student, will com-pete in the alto clarinet com-petition in the Region Three,National solo and ensemblecontest, to be held May 19at Elkhart, Indiana. It is thesecond straight year that shehas been selected as Ohio’srepresentative to the nationalcontest in the alto clarinetdivision.One of the most delight-ful social affairs held atJefferson School this year,was the Rainbow Promgiven Saturday night for themembers of the senior class.The prom was given by themembers of the junior class.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingmostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable windsbecoming northwest up to 5 mph in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwinds around 5 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingmostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunder-storms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chanceof showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Eastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY:
Partly cloudy witha 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows inthe lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percentchance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.
Mostly cloudy with 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percentchance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
OJ Simpson testifies inbid for new Vegas trial
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — His leg shackles rattling as he shuf-fled to and from the witness stand, O.J. Simpson made his owncase Wednesday for a new trial on armed robbery charges withtestimony that he relied on the advice of his trusted attorneywhen he tried to reclaim mementos from his football glorydays.“It was my stuff. I followed what I thought was the law,”the 65-year-old former NFL star and actor said. “My lawyertold me I couldn’t break into a guy’s room. I didn’t break intoanybody’s room. I didn’t try to muscle the guys. The guys hadmy stuff, even though they claimed they didn’t steal it.”Simpson said he took the advice of his longtime formerlawyer, Yale Galanter, and didn’t testify in his Las Vegas trial atwhich he was convicted in 2008 of armed robbery, kidnappingand other charges and sentenced to nine to 33 years in prison.
Harrison, Gloverface off on ‘Idol’
LOS ANGELES (AP)— Randy Jackson isn’t surewhich budding diva will takethe crown on “AmericanIdol.”The veteran judge of the Fox talent competitiondeclared Wednesday’s finalperformance round at theNokia Theatre a dead heatafter finalists Kree Harrisonand Candice Glover each per-formed three songs.“Dude, this is so close,”beamed Jackson, whoannounced last week that he’sleaving the panel after his12th season. “Everybody govote!”At the beginning of thenight, Jackson declaredGlover, the 23-year-old vocalpowerhouse from St. HelenaIsland, S.C., the winner of thefirst round.
Marilyn A.,82, funeral services willbegin at 11 a.m. Friday atGomer United Church of Christ, Gomer, Pastor GaryGinter officiating. Burialwill be in Cairo EastsideCemetery, Cairo. Friendsmay call from 2-8 p.m. todayat Hartman Sons FuneralHome, Columbus Grove.Preferred memorials are tothe Gomer United Church of Christ Memorial Fund or thechurch’s organ fund.Corn $6.81Wheat $6.59Soybeans $14.91CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries weredrawn Wednesday:
09-10-13-15-26-34,Kicker: 1-5-6-1-3-2Estimated jackpot: $35.39million
Estimated jackpot: $190million
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Answers to Monday’s questions:
A wallaby is pictured on bottles of Yellow Tail wine. Ayellow-footed rock wallaby, to be exact. The wallaby is amarsupial native to Australia that is smaller than its cous-in, the kangaroo. Yellow Tail wine is made in Australia.Tennis great Billie Jean King, in 1972, was the firstwoman to be named Sportsperson of the Year by
magazine. It was the year after she became thefirst woman athlete to earn more than $100,000 in oneseason.
How many animals were sentenced to death in 1692 atthe infamous Salem witch trials?
What popular appetizer bears a common Mexicanname?
Answers in Thursday’s Herald.