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Vol. 144 No. 31
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple, advertisingmanagerLori Goodwin Silette,
circulation managerThe Delphos Herald(USPS 1525 8000) is publisheddaily except Sundays, Tuesdaysand Holidays.The Delphos Herald is deliv-ered by carrier in Delphos for$1.48 per week. Same daydelivery outside of Delphos isdone through the post officefor Allen, Van Wert or PutnamCounties. Delivery outside of these counties is $110 per year.Entered in the post officein Delphos, Ohio 45833 asPeriodicals, postage paid atDelphos, Ohio. 405 North Main St.TELEPHONE 695-0015Office Hours8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.POSTMASTER:Send address changesto THE DELPHOS HERALD,405 N. Main St.Delphos, Ohio 45833
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partlycloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highsin the mid 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy through midnight then becomingmostly clear. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10mph.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highs around70. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highs inthe mid 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showersand thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chanceof showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.Wheat $6.25Corn $5.57Soybeans $13.97
Nov. 5, 1957July 24, 2013
Michael Sterling, 55,of Delphos, died at 6 p.m.Wednesday at Riverside NursingCenter in Dayton.He was born Nov. 5, 1957, inLima, to Ray and Janet (Irwin)Sterling. His mother preceded himin death on Oct. 1, 1994. Hisfather survives in Florida.He was a long haul truckdriver.Mr. Sterling enoyed race cars,truck driving and kick boxing.He was a high school graduateof Delphos Jefferson in 1976 andan Army veteran.Survivors include a son, DylanRue of Minnesota; two brothers,Tom Sterling of Delphos andTracy Sterling of Van Wert; anda grandchild.Funeral services will be at 1p.m. Monday at Harter and SchierFuneral Home, with the Rev.David Howell officiating. Burialwill take place at Ridge Cemetery.Visitation will be from 2-4 and6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeralhome.Memorial contributions canbe made to the American CancerSociety.To leave online condolencesfor the family, go to www.hart-erandschier.com.
ODOT provides local road report
The following is a weekly report concerning construction andmaintenance work on state highways within the Ohio Departmentof Transportation District 1, which includes the counties of Allen,Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert andWyandot.
Interstate 75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent information concerning the I-75 recon-struction project through Lima and Allen County and the safetyupgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’s east side, visit:
between Fourth Street and Ohio 81 in Lima will haveoccasional nighttime lane restrictions during reconstruction of theexisting lanes of pavement, replacement of mainline bridges andreconstruction of the interchanges. Work began in March and willcontinue through fall of 2015. Traffic is maintained two lanes ineach direction the majority of the time. Lane restrictions generallyoccur from 7 p.m. until 10 a.m. the following morning. All rampentrance and exits are currently available.— All entrance and exit ramps at the Fourth Street interchangewith I-75 are now closed. The southbound entrance and exitramps closed July 15 for 60 days for reconstruction. The north-bound entrance and exit ramps closed July 8 until mid-August forreconstruction. Traffic is detoured to the Ohio 65 interchange thennorth on Ohio 65 (St. Johns Road) to Fourth Street. Electronicmessage boards have been placed on I-75 advising motorists touse Ohio 65.·
is one lane in each direction in the eastboundlanes from just west of the interchange with I-75 to BowmanRoad during a safety upgrade project which will reconstruct areasof the pavement and install a raised curb median in the center of the roadway.— Beginning Monday, traffic will be switched from the southside of the roadway to the north and will be two lanes in eachdirection without a center turn lane. Only two lanes of traffic willbe maintained, one lane in each direction, from Willard Avenue(Speedway) to the west of the I-75 interchange where concretepavement has been placed and must cure prior to traffic beingplaced on it. Once the cure time is complete, traffic will remainone lane in each direction from Willard Avenue to the west of theinterchange but will be traveling on the north side of the roadway.·
from just west of Stewart Road to just west of Neubrecht Road east of Lima is one lane in each direction in theexisting eastbound lanes for pavement reconstruction. All rampmovements are currently maintained at the interchange with I-75.
Allen CountyU.S. 30 entrance and exit rams throughout Allen County
will be maintained by flaggers for berm operations.
I-75 entrance and exit ramps throughout Allen County
will be maintained by flaggers for berm operations.
Putnam CountyOhio 189
is now open.
Ohio 12 in Columbus Grove
closed March 15 for 90 daysfor a sewer replacement. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65 andSycamore Street back to Ohio 12.
Ohio 108 just south of Ohio 613
closed June 17 for embank-ment repair. The route will remain closed for several more weeks.Traffic is detoured from Ohio 108 to Ohio 15, to Ohio 613 backto Ohio 108.
Van Wert CountyOhio 116 from the Auglaize County line to Van Wert
will berestricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair.
U.S. 127 three miles south of Van Wert
will close Aug. 13for 45 days for bridge repair. Traffic is detoured to Ohio 709 toOhio 118 back to U.S. 127.
Alcohol factor in single-vehicle crash
LIMA – The Lima Post of TheOhio State Highway Patrol reportsalcohol was a factor in a single-vehi-cle injury crash that occurred Fridaymorning on Interstate 75 south of Breese Road.Justin L. Reynolds, 22, of Venedocia, was operating his vehiclesouthbound on I-75 when he drove off the left side of the roadway into themedian and struck the retention cable.Reynolds was trapped inside hisvehicle. Shawnee Fire and EMSresponded to the scene and extricatedhim from the vehicle. He was takento St. Rita’s Medical Center for treat-ment of his injuries.Corey D. Holt, 24, Van Wert, wasa passenger in the vehicle at the timeof the crash. He fled on foot fromthe scene and was apprehended, withthe assistance of Shawnee PoliceDepartment, approximately a mileaway on Dixie Highway. He sufferedan injury to his head as a result of the crash and was taken to St. Rita’sMedical Center for treatment.This crash remains under investi-gation. Seat belts were in use by bothoccupants at the time of the crash.I-75 was reduced to one lane of travel at the Breese Road interchangefor a short period of time, whilethe investigation and clean-up wereundertaken. The Shawnee PoliceDepartment also assisted Lima PostTroopers at the scene.
Ruth E., 87, of rural Spencerville, funeral ser-vices will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, with Pastors Gary Hohman andJim Mortemore officiating. Burial will follow in SpencervilleCemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and after9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may bemade to the Hartford Church Building and Missions fund.
Sonya Kay, 46, of Delphos, funeral services will beat 1 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, with PastorJody Harr officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visitationwill be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieuof flowers, donations can be made to the family. To leaveonline condolences for the family, visit www.harterandschier.com.
One Year Ago
Marbletowners will see a very familiarface in this year’s parade marshal. Bev Cross-McNeal has been chosen to represent theneighborhood. Cross-McNeal is a sergeantwith the Delphos Police Department and apast Delphos Herald Tri-County woman of the Year. She also grew up in Marbletownand is fiercely loyal to her stomping grounds.
25 Years Ago – 1988
July 31 will be the first anniversary forPastor Warren Jacobs at Marion BaptistChurch, Defiance Trail at Bloomlock Road.Special music will be presented at the 10:45a.m. and 7 p.m. services, with Pastor Jacobspreaching at both services. Pastor Jacobs grad-uated from Auglaize Rural High School. Mrs.Jacobs was the former Ruby Zimmerman andattended Spencerville schools.Winners of the Delphos Bass Club’s thirdtournament was Norm Kunz, with three fishweighing eight pounds, 13 ounces. MikeParsons took second place with two fishweighing one pound, 13 ounces. ArnoldOsting was third with a fish weighing onepound, nine ounces.Trustees of Washington Township areinstalling numbered signs throughout thetownship identifying residences for emer-gency vehicle runs. Installing a sign at theresidence of Raymond Holdgreve were VinceHoersten and Cletus Baumgarte, trustees; andTom Knebel, roadman for the township.
50 Years Ago – 1963
A Tri-County tennis tournament opento players 12 to 21 years old will be held atStadium Park in Delphos during the latterpart of August. City Recreation Board andDelphos Optimist Club will jointly spon-sor the tournament. According to Optimistand recreation board member Wilbur Ayers,emphasis will be on playing rather thanwinning. Interested Delphos and Tri-Countyplayers should register with RecreationDirector Robert Arnzen.The building that housed what is believedto have been the first milk pasteurizingplant in northwest Ohio is now a two-cargarage. It’s located on the Melvin Hempflingfarm, about two miles west of Delphos onRoute 30. When the plant was moved toDelphos, Melvin’s brothers, Albert and FredJr., together with John Falter, ran it under thename Lincoln Highway Dairy. Today it hasbecome the San-A-Pure Dairy.Reservations for the ladies luncheon nextTuesday at the Delphos Country Club are to bemade with Mrs. Robert Hall, East ClevelandStreet, by noon Monday. Cards will be playedafter lunch until 4 p.m. Tuesday’s golfing pro-gram will include Two Ball, Best Ball, withthe drawing set for 8:30 a.m.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Representatives of the boards of countycommissioners of Van Wert, Allen, Pauldingand Mercer counties have agreed to furnishthe sum of $2,500 for the location of a CCCcamp in Delphos. The camp would be locat-ed at the city farm near the sewage disposalplant. Those meeting here Wednesday vis-ited the proposed site and approved the placeas ideal for the building of barracks, etc.A picnic for the members of the D.F.D.L.Club and one guest, Dorothy Hummer, washeld at the Firemen’s clubhouse near thiscity Tuesday evening. A delicious turtle soupdinner was served. In the bunco games,which followed dinner, Mrs. Nick Hummerheld high score and Mrs. Carl Ditto wasconsoled. Mrs. Lewis Leonard was mostsuccessful in progressive hearts and Mrs.Lloyd Foley was low.The members of the Delphos Eaglesband were honored guests at a dinner andprogram given Tuesday evening at theMethodist church. The program consisted of the following: vocal solos, Robert Kiggins,Daniel Rupert and Mrs. Frank Linder; clari-net solo, Mary Alice Fethers; quartet pre-sentation, Robert Kiggins, Daniel Rupert,Carl Erickson and Carl Miller; trumpet solo,Donald Weideman; and address, the Rev.Swearingen.
Today is Saturday, July 27,the 208th day of 2013. Thereare 157 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight inHistory:On July 27, 1953, theKorean War armistice wassigned at Panmunjom, endingthree years of fighting.On this date:In 1789, President GeorgeWashington signed a measureestablishing the Departmentof Foreign Affairs, forerunnerof the Department of State.In 1861, Union Maj. Gen.George B. McClellan tookcommand of the Army of thePotomac during the Civil War.In 1866, Cyrus W. Fieldfinished laying out the firstsuccessful underwater tele-graph cable between NorthAmerica and Europe. A previ-ous cable in 1858 burned outafter only a few weeks’ use.In 1909, during the firstofficial test of the U.S. Army’sfirst airplane, Orville Wrightflew himself and a passenger,Lt. Frank Lahm, above FortMyer, Va., for one hour and12 minutes.In 1921, Canadianresearcher Frederick Bantingand his assistant, Charles Best,succeeded in isolating the hor-mone insulin at the Universityof Toronto.In 1940, Bugs Bunny madehis “official” debut in theWarner Bros. animated car-toon “A Wild Hare.”In 1942, during WorldWar II, the First Battle of ElAlamein in Egypt ended in adraw as Allied forces stalledthe progress of Axis invaders.The Allies went on to win aclear victory over the Axisin the Second Battle of ElAlamein later that year.In 1960, Vice PresidentRichard M. Nixon was nom-inated for president on thefirst ballot at the RepublicanNational Convention inChicago.In 1967, President LyndonB. Johnson appointed theKerner Commission to assessthe causes of urban rioting,the same day black mili-tant H. Rap Brown said inWashington that violence was“as American as cherry pie.”In 1974, the HouseJudiciary Committee voted27-11 to adopt the first of three articles of impeachmentagainst President RichardNixon, charging he had per-sonally engaged in a course of conduct designed to obstruct justice in the Watergate case.In 1980, on day 267 of the Iranian hostage crisis, thedeposed Shah of Iran diedat a military hospital outsideCairo, Egypt, at age 60.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries weredrawn Friday:
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