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2 – The Herald Friday, August 23, 2013
For The Record
ODAY IN HISTORY
ROM THE ARCHIVES
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.
Vol. 144 No. 50
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple,advertising manager
Lori 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
Wheat $6.01Corn $6.08Soybeans $13.75ST. RITA’SA boy was born Aug. 18 toBridget and Jeffery Bockey of Delphos.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly sunny.Highs in the lower 80s. Northeastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Clear. Lows inthe mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10mph.
Sunny. Highsin the lower 80s. East winds 5 to10 mph.
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper50s. Southeast winds around 10mph.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAYNIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highs inthe mid 80s. Lows in the upper60s.
MONDAY AND MONDAYNIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highsaround 90. Lows in the lower 70s.
Jay F., 78, a formerFrankfort, Ind., resident, funeralservices will begin at 11 a.m.today with visitation beginningat 10 a.m. at Goodwin FuneralHome, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort.Entombment will be in GreenLawn Mausoleum. Memorialdonations may be made to theElks National Foundation. Onlinecondolences may be made atgoodwinfuneralhome.com.
Joan E. (Hawk),83, of Spencerville, funeral ser-vices will be at 10:30 a.m. todayat the Thomas E. Bayliff FuneralHome in Spencerville. Visitationwill be prior to the services. Inlieu of flowers, preferred memo-rials are to the CommunityHealth Professional Adult DayCare Center and the CommunityHealth Professional In-patientHospice Center, both of Van Wert.
Juanita I., 81, of Spencerville, memorial servicewill be at 2 p.m. Saturday in theFriends Church in Spencerville,the Rev. Charles H. Johnson offi-ciating. Burial will follow in theSpencerville Cemetery. Friendsmay call from 1-2 p.m. Saturdayat the church. Memorials maybe made to the Roselawn ManorActivities fund.
One Year Ago
The winners in the kiddie tractorpull at St. Joseph’s Parish Festivalhave been announced. First place inthe 3- and 4-year-old division wasCal Menke. Winner in the 5- and 6-year-old division was Camryn Recker.Winner in the 7- and 8-year-old divi-sion was Gavin Schimmoeller. Winnerin the 9- and 10-year-old division wasNathan Davisson.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Direct descendants of Francis ScottKey, the author of “The Star-SpangledBanner,” Mrs. Kellee Johnson of Adaand her mother, Mrs. Gray of Lima,displayed a replica of the 15-star and15-stripe flag seen by Key after thebombing of Fort McHenry, Baltimore,during the War of 1812. It was thissight of the flag still flying intactthat inspired Key to pen the song thatbecame our national anthem.Miss Ohio, Sarah Ann Evans of Van Wert, plans to be herself nextmonth when she competes in the MissAmerica Pageant in Atlantic City, N.J.The 23-year-old singer captured thestate title in June on her third trip tothe Miss Ohio Scholarship Pageant.Delphos Senior Citizens Centerwill hold its monthly euchre partyAug. 25 at the center. Last month’swinners were Grace Miller, first;Pauline Gremling, second; and FloydSchlereth, third. Fifty-fifty winnerswere Art Miller, Anna Rose Klemanandd Rueben Kramer.
50 Years Ago – 1963
At the livestock auction that was oneof the highlights of the final day of theAllen County Fair Thursday, some of the champions were purchased locally.Equity Elevator Company bought twoof Harold Ebbeskotte’s hogs from hischampion pen of three. The other,which was the grand champion mar-ket hog, was purchased by Pangle’sMaster Markets. Peoples NationalBank of Delphos bought six of MikeOsting’s pigs and Ronald Warnecke’ssteer.Members of the I D Bridge Clubmet Thursday for a 12:30 luncheonat NuMaude’s Restaurant and laterplayed bridge at the home of Mrs. FredReinemeyer on North Canal Street. Atthe conclusion of the games, first prizewas awarded to Mrs. William Gladenand second and traveling to Mrs. CarlRehringer.Defending champion Son’s Bar wasknocked out of the Delphos Invitationalslo-pitch tournament Wednesday nightwhen they were blanked 9-0 by LimaBrien’s Carry-Out. In other games,Defiance Dairy routed Myers Cleaners22-5, and Cloverdale topped the ParkCafé 9-5. Thursday night’s games willsee league and city champion LandeckTown Tavern pitted against DefianceDairy and Harold’s Bar againstCridersville.
75 Years Ago – 1938
The Delphos girls won fromSpencerville at Waterworks ParkMonday night by a score of 14-7.Those playing on the Delphos teamwere Fair, Tegenkamp, Mericle,Beckman, Nolan, Bond, Schwinnen,Van Autreve and Schosker. Mericle hittwo home runs.The members of the Sunshine Classof the Middle Point PresbyterianSunday School and their teacher,Margaret Dolbey, enjoyed a picnicat Waterworks Park Monday. Presentwere the following: Miss Dolbey, BettyJean Benroth, Helen Ringwald, MaryLouise Davies, Corinna Straley, ErmaJean Johnson, Juanita Summersall andPeggy Neer. A special attraction willbe presented twice at the Delphos Fair.Fred Wreede’s Junior Square Dancerswill be presented on Wednesday eve-ning at the fair dance pavilion on EastThird Street and Friday evening atthe free act platform on South MainStreet at the Pennsylvania Railroad.The Junior Square Dancers are allsmall Delphos children and perform themost difficult square dances with ease.
Today is Friday, Aug. 23, the 235thday of 2013. There are 130 days left inthe year.Today’s Highlight in History:On August 23, 1973, a bank rob-bery-turned-hostage-taking began inStockholm, Sweden; the four hostagesended up empathizing with their captors,a psychological condition now referred toas “Stockholm Syndrome.”On this date:In 1305, Scottish rebel leader SirWilliam Wallace was executed by theEnglish for treason.In 1775, Britain’s King George IIIproclaimed the American colonies to bein a state of “open and avowed rebellion.”In 1858, “Ten Nights in a Bar-room,”a play by Timothy Shay Arthur about theperils of drinking alcohol, opened in NewYork.In 1912, actor, dancer, director andchoreographer Gene Kelly was bornEugene Curran Kelly in Pittsburgh.In 1913, Copenhagen’s Little Mermaidstatue, inspired by the Hans ChristianAndersen story, was unveiled in the har-bor of the Danish capital.In 1914, Japan declared war againstGermany in World War I.In 1926, silent film star RudolphValentino died in New York at age 31.In 1927, amid protests, Italian-bornanarchists Nicola Sacco and BartolomeoVanzetti were executed in Boston for themurders of two men during a 1920 rob-bery.In 1939, Nazi Germany and the SovietUnion agreed to a non-aggression treaty,the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, in Moscow.In 1944, Romanian prime ministerIon Antonescu was dismissed by KingMichael, paving the way for Romania toabandon the Axis in favor of the Allies.In 1960, Broadway librettist OscarHammerstein II, 65, died in Doylestown, Pa.In 1982, Lebanon’s parliament electedChristian militia leader Bashir Gemayelpresident; however, Gemayel was assas-sinated some three weeks later.Ten years ago: Former priest JohnGeoghan, the convicted child molesterwhose prosecution sparked the sex abusescandal that shook the Roman CatholicChurch nationwide, died after anotherinmate attacked him in a Massachusettsprison. All-Star baseball player BobbyBonds, slugger Barry Bonds’ father, diedat age 57.Five years ago: Democratic presiden-tial candidate Barack Obama introducedhis choice of running mate, Sen. Joe Bidenof Delaware, before a crowd outside theOld State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Twoforeign journalists, Canadian AmandaLindhout and Australian Nigel Brennan,were kidnapped near Mogadishu,Somalia; both were freed after 15 monthsin captivity. At the Beijing Olympics, theUnited States won gold in the women’sand men’s 1,600-meter relay track events.The U.S. women’s basketball team beatAustralia 92-65 to win a fourth straightgold medal. Angel Matos of Cuba and hiscoach were banned for life after the tae-kwondo athlete kicked the referee in theface following his bronze-medal matchdisqualification.One year ago: First lady MichelleObama consoled relatives of worshippersgunned down at a Sikh temple in subur-ban Milwaukee. Lance Armstrong chosenot to pursue arbitration in the drug casebrought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, setting the stage for hisTour de France titles to be stripped and hisname to be all but wiped from the recordbooks of the sport he once ruled.
The following is a weekly reportconcerning construction and mainte-nance work on state highways withinthe Ohio Department of TransportationDistrict 1, which includes the coun-ties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock,Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wertand Wyandot. This report is issuedeach week beginning in April andcontinues through November.For the latest in statewide con-struction, visit www.ohgo.com.Please contact us at 419-999-6803with any information needs.
Construction andMaintenance ProjectsWeek of August 26, 2013I-75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent informationconcerning the I-75 reconstructionproject through Lima and AllenCounty and the safety upgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’s east side,visit: www.odotlima75.org· I-75 between Fourth Street andOhio 81 in Lima will have occasion-al nighttime lane restrictions duringreconstruction of the existing lanesof pavement, replacement of main-line bridges and reconstruction of theinterchanges. Work began in March2013 and will continue through fallof 2015. Traffic is maintained twolanes in each direction the majority of the time. Lane restrictions generallyoccur from 7 p.m.-10 a.m. the follow-ing morning. The following is projectinformation for the coming week:-The entrance ramp to I-75 north-bound from Ohio 117/309, and theexit ramp from northbound I-75 toOhio 117/309 will close Tuesday from10 p.m.-6 a.m. to allow for installa-tion of a storm sewer. NorthboundI-75 traffic wishing to access Ohio117/309 will be directed to Ohio 81to I-75 southbound back to Ohio117/309. Traffic wishing to accessI-75 northbound from Ohio 117/309will be directed southbound on I-75to Ohio 65 back to I-75 northbound.-The I-75 northbound exit rampto Fourth Street reopened Aug. 15.The northbound entrance ramp isexpected to reopen by the Labor Dayholiday. The southbound ramps areanticipated to be reopened in approxi-mately one month.-Electronic message boards havebeen placed along I-75 to guide traf-fic for the Allen County fair to theappropriate exits. Northbound trafficon I-75 may use exit 124 (FourthStreet), southbound traffic on I-75can use exit 125 (Ohio 117/309) orexit 122 (Ohio 65). Exit 124 south-bound will remain closed throughoutthe fair. There will be no access toI-75 from Fourth Street during thefair. Use Ohio 65 or Ohio 117/309to access I-75 from the fairgrounds.Signs have been placed throughoutthe area to guide traffic to and fromthe fairgrounds.-Paving of the new lanes on I-75in the northbound direction outsidethe barrier wall from just south of Fourth Street to Ohio 117/309 is nearcompletion. Paving in the southboundlanes from south of Fourth Street toOhio 117/309 interchange is expectedto begin during the week. Trafficon I-75 could be affected at times.Motorists are cautioned to watch forconcrete trucks entering and exitingthe highway over the next severalweeks as the operation continues.· Ohio 117/309 is two lanes ineach direction without a center turnlane from just east of the interchangewith I-75 to Bowman Road duringa safety upgrade project which willreconstruct areas of the pavementand install a raised curb median inthe center of the roadway. All trafficis currently traveling on the northside of the roadway while work takesplace on the south.Only two lanes of traf-fic are maintained, onelane in each direction,from Willard Avenue(Speedway) to the westof the I-75 interchange.This part of the projectwill be completed thisfall.· Ohio 81 from justwest of Stewart Road to just west of NeubrechtRoad east of Lima isone lane in each direc-tion in the existingeastbound lanes forpavement reconstruc-tion. All ramp move-ments are currentlymaintained at the inter-change with I-75.
Pavement repair will take placeat the following locations during theweek with traffic maintained throughthe work zone. Work is being per-formed by Allen County ODOTmaintenance garage:-Ohio 66 south of Spencerville-Ohio 309 between village of Elidaand Eastown Road-Ohio 196 at the Ohio 117 inter-section-Ohio 65 at Bluelick Road-Ohio 117 between Lima and theAuglaize County line
Ohio 15 between Township 15Cand 16C will be restricted through thework zone for shoulder work. Workis being performed by the PutnamCounty ODOT maintenance garage.
Van Wert County
Ohio 49 inside the corporationlimits of the village of Convoy willbe restricted to one lane through thework zone for pavement repair andresurfacing. The project was antici-pated to begin Thursday. Work isbeing performed by Shelly Company,Findlay.Ohio 66 north of its intersectionwith U.S. 30 will close Monday fortwo days for a culvert replacement.Traffic will be detoured onto U.S.224 to U.S. 127, to U.S. 30 back toOhio 66. Work is being performed bythe Van Wert County ODOT mainte-nance garage.Ohio 117 near its intersectionwith Ohio 116 will close Sept. 3 fortwo days for a culvert replacement.Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio116 to Ohio 81, to Ohio 66, back toOhio 117. Work is being performedby the Van Wert County ODOT main-tenance garage.U.S. 127 three miles south of Van Wert closed Aug. 13 for 45days for bridge repair. Trafficis detoured to Ohio 709 to Ohio118 back to U.S. 127. Work isbeing performed by BrumbaughConstruction, Arcanam.
ODOT releases weekly road construction report
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