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August 19, 2013
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50¢ dailyDelphos, Ohio
Telling The Tri-County’s Story Since 1869
‘The Butler’ serves up top spot inBox Office, p4 Wildcats open scrimmage season, p6
UpfrontSports
Forecast
Obituaries 2State/Local 3Announcements 4Community 5Sports 6-7Classifieds 8TV 9World News 10-11Fort Fest 2013 12
Index
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Getting to know ...
Kylie Fritz, daughterof Eric and Gina Fritz of Delphos is the 2013 AllenCounty Fair Pork Princess.She is the Delphos FFAChapter president thisyear and is also vicepresident of the DelphosLivestock 4-H Club. Fritzrode in the Allen CountyFair Parade on Saturday.(Submitted photo)
Mostly sunnytoday andmostly cleartonight. Highsin the lower80s and Lowsin the lower 60s. See page 2.
 Fort Fest draws huge crowds to Jennings
Ohio joblessrate steady
FROM STAFF AND WIREREPORTSnews@delphosherald.com
COLUMBUS — A steadyunemployment rate is bet-ter news than many Ohioansfeared.Just one month after the statereported the second-largest jobloss for any state in the union inJune, employment in the BuckeyeState increased by 5,300 jobs,providing good news.According to the OhioDepartment of Job and FamilyServices (ODJFS), the numberof unemployed workers wasalso up — about 3,000 people.That was enough to keep theJuly jobless rate in Ohio rightwhere it was last month, at 7.2percent. That figure is exactlythe same as July 2012, but itremains a little higher than thefirst few months of this year.
BY STEPHANIE GROVESStaff Writersgroves@delphosherald.com
DELPHOS—On Saturday after-noon between 2-4 p.m. during CanalDays, take a short hike up to theSocial Tent at Fourth and Mainstreets where Basket Bingo will be infull swing .Basket Bingo chair Diane Sterlinggot involved with Canal Days whenshe was hired for the ExecutiveDirector position for the chamber in2003. The board of directors, EricFritz and Jim Grothouse, asked if shewas interested.“I took the job and I’ve beenhooked on Canal Days ever since,”Sterling said with passion. “I alwaysloved helping family members withweddings and other family functionsbut I would have never thought thatlove of organizing events would leadme to Canal Days.”As the Event Coordinator forCanal Days, Sterling is always look-ing for something different to do tobring people to downtown Delphos.When the purse bingo rage camethrough the area, Sterling thoughtthey needed to do something similarduring the festival.“Three years ago, we had pursesbut then it evolved into Basket Bingowhen we had country-themed events,”Sterling explained. “Each picnic bas-ket holds a prize and some prizes arebig and some are very small.”Preparation for the event beginsduring the winter months whenSterling collects picnic baskets at fleamarkets and auctions. In May, shegathers prizes for the 20 baskets.Sterling and The Toast committeegirls work the Basket Bingo eventon Saturday afternoon. She said anhour before the event, the committeeworkers put signs on the tables underthe Social Tent to reserve the tablesfor Bingo. Then they get the basketslined up and wait for the women toappear.“It’s a great time especially whenyou are a winner,” she said excitedly.The idea of the game is you winat Bingo and then pick a basket, notknowing what’s in the basket.“We cross the prizes off the listas the games continue so every-one knows what is still left,” sheexplained. “Last year, the 42-inch flatscreen TV was one of the last itemsto go.”Her favorite part of Canal Days isthe planning and she has been doingit for 11 years.“We have such a great core groupand the committee heads are wonder-ful that help with Canal Days,” sheadded. “We are like one big familyand would do anything to help eachother out. Our common bond is a suc-cessful Canal Days.”
... the Canal Days Basket Bingo Chair
See BINGO, page 10See JOBLESS, page 10Lima YMCA host-ing Youth Fall Soccer/ Flag Football leagues
The Lima YMCA is host-ing a Youth Fall SoccerLeague for boys and girls4 years old through sixthgrade. The league beginsSept. 21 and registrationis through Sept. 3. Feeis $30 for members and$45 for non-members.It is also hosting aCo-ed Youth Flag FootballLeague for ages 5-9 (samefees). Games will be playedMonday/Wednesday eve-nings and Saturday morn-ings at Robb Park.Registration isthrough Sept. 4; gamesbegin Sept. 23.For more informa-tion, contact Alicia Bellat 419-223-6045 orbell@limaymca.net
We have a good bingo! (Herald file photo)Diane Sterling
 Fritz 2013 Allen County Fair Pork  Princess
Fort Fest was filled with activities for young and old this weekend in FortJennings. At left: Andrew Aldrich tries his hand at building his vision of what FortJennings looked like when it was constructed on the banks of the Auglaize River.Above: Huey helicopter rides were offered all weekend. Several lucky people wonrides through various fundraisers. See more photos on page 12. Don’t miss the FortFest 2103 photo gallery at delphosherald.com. (Staff photos)
The 2013-14 St.John’s Elementary andJunior High Back-to-School Open House willbe held at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday in the RobertA. Arnzen Gymnasiumand ElementarySchool building.The meeting will intro-duce parents to new staff members, give them infor-mation about pizza salerewards, SCRIP informa-tion, PTO information andschool policies informa-tion. The Open House willcontinue for parents to seeclassrooms from 7-8 p.m.A reminder for kin-dergarten parents: themeeting is from 6-6:25p.m. Tuesday in theLittle Theater. Theirchildren are invitedto stay in their class-room during the ParentOrientation Meeting.
Franklin’s open housewill be held from 6-7 p.m.Wednesday, followed bythe Landeck ElementaryOpen House from 7-8 p.m.A kindergarten parents-only meeting with Franklinkindergarten teachers willbe held at 6 p.m. today.
Local schoolsset open housesSign up forBattle of theBusinesses
The deadline is quicklyapproaching for the Battleof the Businesses.Registration dead-line is Aug. 31.The cost is $100 perteam. Register for theBattle of the Businessesand get a discount on theregistration for the WaterBall contest. Register forboth for only $125. WaterBall starts at 12:30 p.m.on Canal Days Saturday.
 
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At 11:54 p.m. Friday, Delphos Police and FireDepartment were called to the 300 block of South MainStreet in reference to a fire at the rear of a residence in thatarea. Upon officers’ arrival, they met with the homeownerwho advised that a subject known to the resident had beenat that location and an argument had occurred. Shortlyafter the argument, the subject went outside and returnedseveral minutes later. Delphos Fire Department put the fireout. The case remains under investigation.At 7:16 a.m. Thursday, Delphos Police were called tothe 500 block of East Third Street in reference to a theftfrom a motor vehicle at a residence in that area. Uponofficers’ arrival the victim stated that sometime in theovernight hours, someone entered the unlocked vehicleand removed electronic equipment from inside.At 9:43 p.m. Tuesday, Delphos Police were calledto the 300 block of South Main Street in referenceto an attempted burglaryat a residence in that area.Upon officers’ arrival, theylocated Timothy Short, 29,of Delphos, outside of theresidence. The victim statedthat Short had attempted togain entry into the residencebut was unable to. As aresult of the officers’ inves-tigation, Short was arrested,charged with criminal tres-passing and was transportedto the Allen County Jail.Short will appear in LimaMunicipal Court on thecharge.At 4:33 p.m. Tuesday,Delphos Police were calledto the 200 block of EastFifth Street in reference toa domestic violence com-plaint. Upon officers’ arriv-al, the victim stated that afamily member had threat-ened harm to the victim andthat the family member wason the way to that locationto harm the victim. A shorttime later, the family mem-ber did arrive in the area, atwhich time officers stoppedthe subject for questioning.The victim did state thatcharges of domestic vio-lence were wanted by the victim and the victim did signpaperwork to press charges on the family member. As aresult, officers arrested Derrick Coil, 32, of Delphos, andtransported him to the Allen County Jail. Coil will appearin Lima Municipal Court on the charge.At 9:50 a.m. Monday, Delphos Police were contactedby a residence of the 400 block of South Clay Street inreference to a theft complaint from the residence. Uponspeaking with the subject, it was found that someone hadtaken a snow blower from outside of the residence.2 The Herald Monday, August 19, 2013
For The Record
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The Delphos Herald wantsto correct published errors inits news, sports and featurearticles. To inform the news-room of a mistake in publishedinformation, call the editorialdepartment at 419-695-0015.Corrections will be publishedon this page.
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The DelphosHerald
Vol. 143 No. 47
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager,Delphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising managerLori 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
Delores ‘Dolly’ V.Sheeter
March 16, 1928-Aug. 16, 2013
Delores “Dolly” V. Sheeter,85, of Delphos, passed awayon Friday afternoon at her resi-dence surrounded by her lovingfamily.Her FamilyShe was born on March 16,1928, in Ottoville, to Alphonsand Rose (Klima) Markward,who preceded her in death.She married Donald L.Sheeter on Oct. 2, 1948. Hepreceded her in death on Oct.12, 1981.She is survived by threedaughters, Ginger (Tony)Martin, Carol Calvelage andDiana (Robert) Pavel all of Delphos; two sons, Gary(Becky) Sheeter of Spencervilleand Paul Sheeter of Delphos;16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Art(Barb) Markward of Lima; asister, Bea Dray of Fremon; anda sister-in-law, Lois Markwardof Delphos.She was preceded in death bya grandson, Jessie J. Pavel; threebrothers, Richard, Urban andWilbur Markward; and three sis-ters, Alice Wolfinger, GenevieveRupert and Valeta Grewe.Her LegacyDolly was a devoted home-maker. She worked at severalplaces throughout her life. Shewas a member of St. John theEvangelist Catholic Church andthe Delphos V.F.W. Post 3035Auxiliary. She loved to spendtime with her family and travelwith friends and family.Her Farewell ServicesMass of Christian Burialwill begin at 11 a.m. Thursdayat St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, with the Rev.Chris Bohnsack officiating.Burial will follow in St. John’sCemetery.Visitation will be from 2-8p.m. Wednesday at StrayerFuneral Home, Delphos, wherea Parish Wake Service will beheld at 7:30 p.m.Memorial contributions maybe made to a charity of thedonor’s choice.Condolences may be sharedat www.strayerfuneralhome.com.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West windsaround 5 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Lightand variable winds.
TUESDAY:
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwestwinds around 5 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwinds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear.Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.
Gwendolyn E ‘Red’Fiig
April 12, 1939-Aug. 17, 2013
Gwendolyn E “Red” Fiig, 74,of Defiance, passed away unex-pectedly, Saturday evening.She was born April 12, 1939,in Edgerton to Rupert and Gladys(Gallant) Fiig, who preceded herin death.Gwendolyn is survived by adaughter, Deanne “Dee” Johnsonof Defiance; a grandson Shane(Christy) Johnson of Defiance;six great-granddaughters, Shyann,Stefany, Sierra, Saleen, Saige andChevelle Johnson; a great-grand-son, Brandon; two sisters, SharonSiler of Delphos and Donna Perryof Convoy; and many nieces,nephews, cousins and friends.She is also preceded in deathby a sister, Beverly Burt.Red worked for the GreyhoundBus Lines/City Taxi of Defiancefor 25 years. She enjoyed spend-ing time with her grandchildrenand attending their sporting events.Funeral service will begin at11 a.m. Wednesday at SchafferFuneral Home, Defiance, the Rev.Paul Myers officiating. Burial willfollow in Riverside Cemetery,Defiance.Calling hours will be from 2-8p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions maybe made to the family in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may bemade at www.schafferfh.com.
SMITH, 
Janet E., 57, of Spencerville, funeral serviceswill be at 10:30 a.m. today inthe Thomas E. Bayliff FuneralHome in Spencerville, theRev. Andrew J. Atkins offici-ating. Burial will follow in theSpencerville Cemetery. In lieuof gifts or flowers, memorialcontributions may be made tothe Humane Society of AllenCounty.
Alma Marie Minnig
Feb. 1, 1923-Aug. 9, 2013
Alma Marie Minnig, 90,of Delphos, died at 1:47 p.m.Aug. 9 at Vancrest HealthcareCenter of Delphos.She was born Feb. 1,1923 to Jacob and Veronica(Ricker) Burgei, who pre-ceded her in death.She was united in marriageto Camillus J. Minnig on June4, 1946. He preceded her indeath on July 22, 1986.Survivors include foursons, Frank (Mary) Minnigand Robert (Jean) Minnigboth of Van Wert and Jeff Minnig and Joe Minnig bothof Delphos; three daugh-ters, Diane Feathers of Monroeville, Ind., Karen(Robert) Adkins of Delphosand Sharron Minnig of FortWayne; three sisters, RuthPohlman of Delphos, IreneMiller of Ottoville andNorma Vonderembse of Delphos; three sisters-in-law, Avonelle Burgei, NormaBurgei and Ethel Burgei; abrother-in-law, Kenny Rode;a daughter-in-law, KimRalston; 17 grandchildren;and 27 great-grandchildren.She was also precededin death by her son, JimMinnig; her twin sons, Johnand Joseph; her twin daugh-ters, Marilyn and Carolyn;two sisters, Gertrude Rodeand Rosemary Pohlman;three brothers, John Burgei,Thomas Burgei and OrvilleBurgei; four brothers-in-law,Arthur Pohlman, JeromePohlman, Ralph Miller andGus Vonderembse; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Minnig; anda grandchild.Mrs. Minnig was a home-maker. She was a memberof St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, LadiesAux. V.F.W. 3035 and a lifemember of the Altar RosarySociety.Mass of Christian Burialwill be at 10:30 a.m.Wednesday at St. John theEvangelist Catholic Church,the Rev. Dave Reinhart offi-ciating. Burial will be atResurrection Cemetery.Visitation will be from2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Harterand Schier Funeral Home.There will be a Parish Wakeat 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.Memorial contributionscan be made to AmericanBreast Cancer Awareness.To leave online condo-lences for the family, visitwww.harterandschier.com.
One Year Ago
With hope their belovedschool will find continued-life at an upcoming auc-tion, those who were onceGomer Bobcats rememberwhen this community hadits own school district. Builtin 1914, the former SugarCreek Township/Gomerschool had a vibrant lifeof its own before dissolv-ing into the Elida SchoolSystem in 1969.
25 Years Ago – 1988
“Putnam County Past toPresent” is the theme cho-sen for the 116th PutnamCounty Pioneer Days paradeon Sept. 11. Pioneer Daysactivities will start at 6 p.m.Sept. 8 and conclude with acash drawing at 9:40 p.m.Sept. 11. General chairmenfor this year’s celebrationsare Tim Wehri and BarryWoodyard from the LionsClub, and Glen Fortman andRon Buss of the VolunteerFire Department.Reminiscing about the“good ole days” is a partof everyone’s life. A groupof present and former Elidafriends and neighbors from50 years ago accomplishedthat remembrance on Aug.14. The “Back Street AlleyRats” of Elida held its firstreunion at the home of Donand Cleo Kruse, Elida, withabout half-a-hundred “Rats”and their spouses attending.Marilyn Ricker, FortJennings, an independentbeauty consultant and direc-tor for Mary Kay CosmeticsInc., has just returned fromDallas, Texas, where sheparticipated in a three-daybusiness management semi-nar and joined 5,000 otherconsultants to celebrate thecompany’s 25th anniversary.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Butler University’s batonclinic was held Aug. 14-16,on the university campusat Indianapolis, Ind. Lindaand Dee Ann Westrich wereon the teaching staff againthis year. Linda taughtdance and twirling and DeeAnn assisted her sister andtaught baton. Also attend-ing were Kay Westrich, LoisShumaker, Sonnie Osting,Ann Wulfhorst and JanetScherger.Five Delphos young
Janet S. “Jan”Siedel
July 2, 1949-Aug. 17, 2013
Janet S. “Jan” Siedel, 64,of rural Spencerville, diedat 2:58 a.m. Saturday at St.Rita’s Medical Center. Shehad been ill since December2012.She was born July 2,1949, in Lima, to GeraldE. and Frances A. ProtsmanThompson. Her father sur-vives in Spencerville andher mother preceded her indeath.On Aug. 7, 1971, shemarried Alan W. Seidel,who died Aug. 30, 2007.She is survived by herson, Scott A. Seidel anddaughter, Kris J. Seidel,both of Spencerville; herbrother, Gary E. (Peggy)Thompson of BowlingGreen; and two nephews,David E. (Kati) Thompsonand Jason E. (Britanie)Thompson and a niece,Crystal A. Thompson, all of Bowling Green.Graveside funeral ser-vices will be at 10:30a.m. Tuesday in the NewSalem Cemetery, south of Monticello, the Rev. TimSmith officiating.Friends may call from4-8 p.m. today and from9-10 a.m. Tuesday at theThomas E. Bayliff FuneralHome in Spencerville.Memorial contributionsmay be made to the family.
ShortCoil
CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnSunday:
Mega Millions
Estimated jackpot: $51 million
Pick 3 Evening
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Pick 3 Midday
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Pick 4 Evening
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Pick 4 Midday
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Pick 5 Evening
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Pick 5 Midday
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Powerball
Estimated jackpot: $70 million
Rolling Cash 5
04-06-10-12-25Estimated jackpot: $190,000
See ARCHIVES, page 10
 
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Niswonger Performing Arts Center volunteers receive sweet treatment
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VAN WERT — They are not called theBest Volunteers In The Land for nothing!Over 150 Niswonger volunteers attended avolunteer appreciation dinner on Aug. 12.The stage was the backdrop for a BobEvan’s dinner served by the NiswongerPAC Board directors and staff. An icecream sundae dessert bar and deliciouscupcakes provided by Cakecrazy added asweet ending to the dinner.Niswonger volunteers are essential tothe operation and success of the NiswongerPerforming Arts Center. Their dedicationand contributions over the years have builta very positive reflection of performing artsin the Northwest Ohio region.From Decatur to Ottoville to Celina,and right from our back yard in Van Wert,volunteers come from far and wide tomake the performing arts continue to shinefor guests who walk through the doors toexperience something far from ordinary.Great gratitude spills over for these specialindividuals.As a new season gets underway, thesebeautiful faces will greet guests and be readyto provide personable customer service tothe respected patrons of the Niswonger.Learn more about becoming aNiswonger volunteer at www.npacvw.orgor call (419) 238-NPAC.
YWCA thanks United Way
As the 2013 YWCA Summer Food Program draws to a close, staff and children stop to thank UnitedWay of Van Wert County for their continuous and generous support of this needed program in our com-munity.Pictured is R.J. Coleman, president of the United Way Board of Directors, and Hannah Philpot, SFPSupervisor, surrounded by summer food participants in the 10 and over age group.If you, your organization or business is interested in helping with the Summer Food Program, pleasecontact Philpot at 419-238-6639.General operating hours are Monday – Thursday 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ClosedSaturday and Sunday. The YWCA is a United Way and Van Wert County Foundation funded agency.(Submitted Photo)
Proposal would help Ohiocities raze vacant homes
TOLEDO (AP) — Ohio’s big cities this year will raze hun-dreds of vacant homes that are a danger and a drag on neighbor-hoods, but it’s not enough to keep up with the backlog of emptybuildings that number in the thousands.A proposal in Congress backed by Ohio’s Republican U.S.Sen. Rob Portman is aiming to speed up the work.Portman has been meeting with mayors and big city officialsthis summer to tout a bill that would transfer $60 million leftover from foreclosure relief funds to housing demolition in thestate.An estimated 100,000 homes in the state are dilapidated andshould be torn down, according to The Western Reserve LandConservancy, a land conservation based in suburban Cleveland.Cities want to get rid of vacant buildings to stabilize propertyvalues, reduce crime, and improve the quality of life in neigh-borhoods. Vacant buildings are convenient targets for arsonistsand drug dealers.City officials in Cleveland said last year that there are 8,500houses ready to be razed. In Toledo, the city says 3,000 homesare in need of being torn down. Dayton plans to spend more than$5 million to demolish 475 abandoned structures this year in aneffort to speed up the number of vacant houses and buildingsbeing demolished.Portman wants unspent money in a fund Congress createdin 2010 to help states that have had the biggest decline in homeprices to be freed up for home demolitions. U.S. Reps. MarciaFudge, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur — all who representparts of northern Ohio — also are behind the plan.“This is a partnership, one place we can help, to improvehome values, which is where the money started with,” Portmansaid while in Lima in July. “If you have houses like this in theneighborhood, it’s hard to see your home value go up.”Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, thinks a biggershare of the money should go toward housing counseling andforeclosure prevention.Lima Mayor David Berger said his city has 1,200 that areworthy of being demolished. The city normally spends about$150,000 a year to get rid of about 30 structures. Berger said thecity would need more than $5 million needed just to deal withall of its abandoned properties.“We just don’t have that,” he said.Portman attended the demolition of a vacant home in Toledothat was cheered by neighbors on Friday.
Ohio aiming to raise child support collection
COLUMBUS (AP) — A statewide push toimprove child support collection rates is gettingmixed results from county to county in Ohio.The varying outcomes can be attributed main-ly to two things, say child support experts: howmuch money counties spend to find those whoowe child support and the economy in the indi-vidual counties.Ohio last year set a goal of increasing collec-tions to 70 percent by the middle of 2015 so thatit can to apply for federal grants to pay for case-workers and programs to help parents.The state average is about 66 percent, which isstill better than the national average of 61 percent,said Benjamin Johnson, a Department of Job andFamily Services spokesman.Around the state, Geauga and Delaware coun-ties each collected over 80 percent of the child-support money owed in the last fiscal year.Both of those counties have some of the lowestunemployment rates in the state, The ColumbusDispatch reported.Two of Ohio’s biggest counties, Cuyahogaand Hamilton, were among those with the low-est collection rates. Meigs County in southeastOhio, which had the worst unemployment ratein the state in June, also was near the bottom incollections.The director of Franklin County’s ChildSupport Enforcement Agency said that the num-ber of parents with late child-support paymentsgrew in recent years with the economic downturn.Almost a third of those who owe in thecounty that includes Columbus have limitededucation and are likely to earn lower wages,said Susan Brown, director of Franklin County’sagency.Another factor is government funding.Each county decides how much it wants tospend on collecting child support, meaning thatthe number of cases assigned to child-supportcaseworkers differs by county.
Volunteers for the Niswonger Performing Arts Center attended a volunteer appreciation dinner last week. (Submitted photo)
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