2 – The Herald Saturday, August 3, 2013
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Vol. 144 No. 36
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 cloudyin the morning then becom-ing partly cloudy. A 50percent chance of show-ers and thunderstorms.Highs in the upper 70s.Northwest winds around10 mph.
Partlycloudy through midnightthen clearing. Cooler. Lowsin the mid 50s. Northwestwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostlysunny. Highs in the mid70s. North winds 5 to 10mph.
Mostly clear. Lows in thelower 50s. North windsaround 5 mph shifting tothe west after midnight.
MONDAY ANDMONDAY NIGHT:
Partlycloudy. Highs in the upper70s. Lows around 60.
Partlycloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers andthunderstorms. Highs inthe lower 80s.
Partly cloudy with a 30percent chance of showersand thunderstorms. Lowsin the mid 60s.
Partlycloudy with a 40 percentchance of showers andthunderstorms. Highs inthe lower 80s.
Partly cloudy with a 30percent chance of showersand thunderstorms. Lowsin the mid 60s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in theupper 70s. Lows in thelower 60s.Wheat $6.31Corn $5.96Soybeans $13.50
Phyllis J., 72, of Columbus Grove,Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. today at St.Anthony Catholic Church, Columbus Grove, with Fr. TomExtejt officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant RidgeCemetery, Pandora. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Marciel Elizabeth, 93, of Landeck, Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m today at St. John theBaptist Catholic Church, Landeck, the Rev. Chris Bohnsackofficiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Preferredmemorials are to the church.
ODOT provides local road report
The following is a weekly report concerning construc-tion and maintenance work on state highways withinthe Ohio Department of Transportation District 1, whichincludes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin,Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot.
Interstate 75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent information concerning the I-75reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County andthe safety upgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’s east side,visit:
between Fourth Street and Ohio 81 in Lima willhave occasional nighttime lane restrictions during recon-struction of the existing lanes of pavement, replacementof mainline bridges and reconstruction of the interchanges.Work began in March and will continue through fall of 2015. Traffic is maintained two lanes in each direction themajority of the time. Lane restrictions generally occur from7 p.m.-10 a.m. the following morning. All ramp entranceand exits are currently available.— All entrance and exit ramps at the Fourth Street inter-change with I-75 are now closed. The southbound entranceand exit ramps closed July 15 for 60 days for reconstruc-tion. The northbound entrance and exit ramps closed July 8until mid-August for reconstruction. Traffic is detoured tothe Ohio 65 interchange then north on Ohio 65 (St. JohnsRoad) to Fourth Street. Electronic message boards havebeen placed on I-75 advising motorists to use Ohio 65.
Paving of the new lanes on I-75 will begin during theweek in the northbound direction outside the barrier wall.Paving will begin just south of Fourth Street and will movenorth to the Ohio 117/309 interchange. Traffic on I-75 willnot be affected; however, motorists are cautioned to watchfor concrete trucks entering and exiting the highway overthe next several weeks as the operation continues.·
is one lane in each direction in the east-bound lanes from just west of the interchange with I-75 toBowman Road during a safety upgrade project which willreconstruct areas of the pavement and install a raised curbmedian in the center of the roadway.— As of July 29, traffic was switched from the southside of roadway to the north and is maintained two lanesin each direction without a center turn lane. Only two lanesof traffic are maintained, one lane in each direction, fromWillard Avenue (Speedway) to the west of the I-75 inter-change where concrete pavement has been placed and mustcure prior to traffic being placed on it. Once the cure timeis complete, traffic will remain one lane in each directionfrom Willard Avenue to the west of the interchange, but willbe traveling on the north side of the roadway.·
from just west of Stewart Road
to just westof Neubrecht Road east of Lima is one lane in each direc-tion in the existing eastbound lanes for pavement recon-struction. All ramp movements are currently maintained atthe interchange with I-75.
Allen CountyOhio 696
from one mile north of Beaverdam to thePutnam County line will be restricted to one lane throughthe work zone for sealing of pavement cracks.
U.S. 30 westbound from Ohio 65 to Delphos
will berestricted through the work zone for sealing of pavementcracks.
Putnam CountyOhio 634 between Fort Jennings and U.S. 224
willclose Monday for one week for a culvert replacement.Traffic detoured from Ohio 634 to Ohio 190, to U.S. 224back to Ohio 634.
Ohio 12 in Columbus Grove
closed March 15 for asewer replacement. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65 andSycamore Street back to Ohio 12.
is now open.
Van Wert CountyOhio 116 from the Auglaize County line to Van Wert
will be restricted to one lane through the work zone forpavement repair.
three miles south of Van Wert will close Aug.13 for 45 days for bridge repair. Traffic is detoured to Ohio709 to Ohio 118 back to U.S. 127.
One Year Ago
Plans have been finalized for the seventhannual Marbletown Festival set Aug. 10 and11. The celebration kicks off with the Kid’sCake Decorating Challenge at 5 p.m. Fridayat Trinity Methodist Church. The mayor of Marbletown will be sworn in by outgoingMayor Susie Teman and Delphos MayorMike Gallmeier after the challenge.
25 Years Ago – 1988
A method for looking trimmer and slim-mer is available at 249 N. Main St., thesecond floor of the Old Commercial Bankbuilding. The new business, Rapha EuropeanBody Wrap, is owned by Phoebe Wurst andChristine Brinkman. It opened this weekand employs an age-old treatment of a bodywrap to help its customers obtain the lookthey want.The Cloverdale Community Club’s annu-al carnival will kick off at 4 p.m. Aug. 13 atthe club hall, highlighted by the crowning of the king and queen. Candidates for queen areNichole Sroufe and Amy Wehri. King can-didates are Jim Burkhart and Brent Wright.Members of the Delphos Blue PonyLeague baseball team celebrated the comple-tion of a 17-0 season. Team members arecoach Dave Kemper, coach Chad Weber,Mark Ridgeway, Kevin Wieging, ChrisKemper, Jeff Wieging, batboy Adam Weber,Brad Holdgreve, Ted Vonderwell, ClarkGable, Scott M. Elwer, Todd Schulte, man-ager Don McDougall, Paul Sadler, Keith“Turkey” Jackson, Scott Scalf and AdamReidenbach.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Putnam is the state’s leading county inthe production of tomatoes, with over 2,600acres planted to them. Thursday morning,the county extension service and tomato menfrom the Leipsic plant of Libby, McNeil andLibby got together to lead a tomato tour.About 20 interested growers, company offi-cials and agriculture students went along.Our Lady’s Cook and Sew 4-H Clubwill meet Wednesday at the home of NancyKill with refreshments in charge of PatYoungpeter, Corine Klausing, Sue Genglerand Nancy Kill. On July 24, the girls helda Mother-Daughter tea with entertainmentbeing provided for the occasion.Next Tuesday, the Delphos Country Clubwill hold its special Ladies Day programfor the month. Reservations are to be madewith the hostesses for the day, Mrs. RichardShirack, Mrs. William Wisenberg or Mrs.Elsworth Staup. On the remaining Tuesdaysof the month of August, reservations forcards and lunch may be made with Mrs. R. B.Rozelle, Mrs. William C. Brennan and Mrs.Robert Hall.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Miller’s Opticians defeated the LimaWestinghouse Small Motors in a gameplayed Tuesday evening at Waterworks Park.The score was 2-0. W. Briggs of the Miller’steam pitched a no-hit, no-run game. Thelocals collected seven hits off Cover of Lima.Mrs. Lewis Eiche, South Main Street,entertained the members of the Nira Cluband a group of guests at her home Tuesdayevening. Her guests were Clara Tegenkamp,Mrs. Milton Altman, Mrs. Frank Bowers,Mrs. Robert Lyle, Mrs. John Ayers andMrs. John F. Stire. Tables were arrangedfor euchre and at the conclusion of thegames, Margaret Collette was high and ClaraTegenkamp second.Word has been received here that JamesR. Buchholtz, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F.Buchholtz, has appeared in “Romancers”and “Break of Silence,” studio theatre playspresented Aug. 1 at Northwestern University.Buchholtz is among 51 students who areattending the eighth five-week session of theNational Institute for high school students of debate and dramatics at the university.
Today is Saturday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2013. There are 150 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On August 3, 1863, the first thoroughbredhorse races took place at the Saratoga RaceCourse in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.On this date:In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail fromPalos, Spain, on a voyage that took him to thepresent-day Americas.In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burrwent on trial before a federal court in Richmond,Va., charged with treason. (He was acquitted lessthan a month later.)In 1914, Germany declared war on France atthe onset of World War I.In 1936, Jesse Owens of the United Stateswon the first of his four gold medals at the BerlinOlympics as he took the 100-meter sprint.In 1943, Gen. George S. Patton slapped a pri-vate at an army hospital in Sicily, accusing himof cowardice. (Patton was later ordered by Gen.Dwight D. Eisenhower to apologize for this anda second, similar episode.)In 1949, the National Basketball Associationwas formed as a merger of the BasketballAssociation of America and the NationalBasketball League.In 1958, the nuclear-powered submarine USSNautilus became the first vessel to cross theNorth Pole underwater.In 1966, comedian Lenny Bruce, 40, wasfound dead in his Los Angeles home.In 1972, the U.S. Senate ratified the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty between the UnitedStates and the Soviet Union. (The U.S. unilater-ally withdrew from the treaty in 2002.)In 1981, U.S. air traffic controllers went onstrike, despite a warning from President RonaldReagan they would be fired, which they were.In 1988, the Soviet Union released MathiasRust, the young West German pilot who hadlanded a light plane near Moscow’s Red Squarein May 1987.In 1993, the Senate voted 96-3 to confirm U.S.Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Ten years ago: The Episcopal Church’s Houseof Deputies further paved the way for the Rev.V. Gene Robinson to become the church’s firstopenly gay elected bishop, approving him ona 128-63 vote. Annika Sorenstam completed acareer Grand Slam at the Women’s British Open,beating Se Ri Pak by a stroke in a head-to-headshowdown. Hank Stram, Marcus Allen, JamesLofton, Elvin Bethea and Joe DeLamielleurewere inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Five years ago: Nobel Prize-winning Russianauthor Alexander Solzhenitsyn died near Moscowat age 89. Al-Qaida confirmed the death of a topcommander (Abu Khabab al-Masri), apparentlyin a U.S. airstrike in Pakistan; he was accusedof training the suicide bombers who’d killed 17American sailors on the USS Cole in 2000. Atleast 145 people were killed in a stampede of pilgrims at a remote mountaintop Hindu templein India.One year ago: The U.N. General Assemblyoverwhelmingly denounced Syria’s crackdownon dissent in a symbolic effort meant to pushthe deadlocked Security Council and the worldat large into action on stopping the country’scivil war. Michael Phelps rallied to win the 100-meter butterfly for his third gold of the LondonGames and No. 17 of his career. Missy Franklinset a world record in the 200 backstroke for the17-year-old’s third gold in London. Falling atspeeds of up to 220 mph, nearly 140 skydiversshattered the vertical skydiving world record asthey flew heads-down in a massive snowflakeformation in northern Illinois.Today’s Birthdays: Author P.D. James is93. Football Hall-of-Fame coach Marv Levyis 88. Singer Tony Bennett is 87. Actor MartinSheen is 73. College and Pro Football Hallof Famer Lance Alworth is 73. Lifestyle guruMartha Stewart is 72. Singer Beverly Lee (TheShirelles) is 72. Rock musician B.B. Dickersonis 64. Movie director John Landis is 63. ActressJoMarie Payton is 63. Actor Jay North (“Dennisthe Menace”) is 62. Hockey Hall-of-FamerMarcel Dionne is 62. Country musician RandyScruggs is 60. Actor Philip Casnoff is 59. ActorJohn C. McGinley is 54. Rock singer-musicianLee Rocker (The Stray Cats) is 52. Actress LisaAnn Walter is 52. Rock singer James Hetfield(Metallica) is 50. Rock singer-musician EdRoland (Collective Soul) is 50. Actor IsaiahWashington is 50. Country musician DeanSams (Lonestar) is 47. Rock musician StephenCarpenter (Deftones) is 43. Hip-hop artistSpinderella (Salt-N-Pepa) is 42. Actress BrigidBrannagh is 41. Country musician Jimmy DeMartini (Zac Brown Band) is 37. NFL quarter-back Tom Brady is 36. Actress Evangeline Lillyis 34. Actress Mamie Gummer is 30. Countrysinger Whitney Duncan is 29. Actor Jon Fosteris 29. Singer Holly Arnstein (Dream) is 28.Actress Tanya Fischer is 28. Pop-rock musicianBrent Kutzle (OneRepublic) is 28.
Michael Ansara, who playedoriginal Klingon, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The actor who played theoriginal Klingon on TV’s“Star Trek” has died.A longtime friend andspokesman for MichaelAnsara says the actor diedWednesday at his home inCalabasas, Calif. after along illness. He was 91.Besides playing Kangthe Klingon in various“Star Trek” series, Ansaraappeared on dozens of TVshows, including “BrokenArrow,” ”Law of thePlainsman,” ”I Dream of Jeannie,” ”Hawaii 5-0” and“Murder, She Wrote.”His film credits include“Julius Caesar,” ”Voyageto the Bottom of theSea,” ”The Greatest StoryEver Told” and “TheComancheros” with JohnWayne.Ansara was predeceasedby his son, Matthew, withformer wife Barbara Eden.He is survived by his wifeof 36 years, Beverly, a sis-ter, a niece and nephew.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnFriday:Mega Millions06-21-23-25-39, Mega Ball: 4Megaplier2Pick 3 Evening8-6-8Pick 3 Midday2-1-9Pick 4 Evening9-7-7-4Pick 4 Midday8-2-6-6Pick 5 Evening0-1-1-7-8Pick 5 Midday1-2-0-6-3PowerballEstimated jackpot: $290 mil-lionRolling Cash 511-14-23-27-37Estimated jackpot: $120,000
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