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2 – The Herald Saturday, October 26, 2013
For The Record
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. 96
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
ODOT releases weekly road report
The following is a weekly report concern-ing construction and maintenance work onstate highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 which includes thecounties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin,Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. Thisreport is issued each week beginning in Apriland continues through November.For the latest in statewide construction visitwww.ohgo.com. Please contact us at 419-999-6803 with any information needs.
Construction and Maintenance ProjectsWeek of October 28, 2013
For the most recent information concerningthe I-75 reconstruction project through Limaand Allen County, and the safety upgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’s east side please visit:www.odotlima75.orgI-75 between Fourth Street and Ohio 81in Lima will have occasional nighttime lanerestrictions during reconstruction of the exist-ing lanes of pavement, replacement of mainlinebridges and reconstruction of the interchanges.Work began in March 2013 and will continuethrough fall of 2015. Traffic is maintained twolanes in each direction the majority of the time.Lane restrictions generally occur from 7 p.m.-10a.m. the following morning. The following isproject information for the coming week:
- Traffic in both the northbound and south-bound directions is now traveling on the newconcrete pavement from just south of FourthStreet to a point prior to the Ohio 117/309 inter-change where traffic is then transitioned back tothe existing pavement.- Paving just north of the Ohio 117/309interchange to Reservoir Road in the north-bound lanes outside the barrier wall is largelycomplete. Some paving operations will con-tinue. Traffic on I-75 could be affected at times.Motorists are cautioned to watch for concretetrucks entering and exiting the highway as theoperation continues.-Work in the median area from just northof the Fourth Street interchange to south of theFourth Street interchange continues. Motoristsshould be aware of equipment entering in andexiting out of the work area.-Work in the median between Ohio 81 andStewart Road is under way and will continue forthe next few weeks. Motorists should be awareof equipment entering in and exiting out of thework area.- Motorists should be aware that all entranceand exit ramp merge areas have been shortenedthroughout the project area. Drivers on I-75 areencouraged to use the passing lane through thezone if they do not wish to exit. Signs advisingthis have been placed throughout the projectarea.
Ohio 117/309 interchange
- The southbound entrance and exit ramps toand from I-75 closed on Oct. 7 and will remainclosed until mid November. The closure willallow for the construction of the new ramps atthe interchange and facilitate construction of theOhio 117/309 roadway itself. Traffic wishing toaccess I-75 northbound or southbound will bedirected to Ohio 117 east to Greely Chapel Roadto Fourth Street. I-75 southbound traffic wishingto access Ohio 117/309 will be directed to FourthStreet to I-75 northbound back to Ohio 117/309.-The entrance ramp to I-75 northbound fromOhio117/309 is closed as of Aug. 29 to allow forconstruction of the new northbound ramp andnew northbound pavement on I-75. Traffic onOhio 117/309 eastbound wishing to access I-75northbound will be directed to Ohio 117, GreelyChapel Road to Fourth Street back to I-75. Ohio117/309 westbound will be directed to LostCreek Boulevard, Ohio 117, Greely ChapelRoad and Fourth Street back to I-75.-The exit ramp from northbound I-75 to Ohio117/309 remains open.Ohio 117/309 is at least one lane in eachdirection without a center turn lane from theinterchange area with I-75 to Bowman Roadnear the Allen County Fairgrounds during asafety upgrade project which will reconstructareas of the pavement and install a raised curbmedian in the center of the roadway. This partof the project will be completed this fall. Trafficwill be affected as follows in the coming weeks:Wheat $6.61Corn $4.10Soybeans $12.83
MildredF. (Tucker) Rust, 90, of Allentown, funeral serviceswill be at 10:30 a.m. Mondayin the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville,the Rev. Dennis Hunter offici-ating. Burial will follow inthe Spencerville Cemetery.Friends may call from 5-7p.m. Sunday and after 9:30a.m. Monday at the funeralhome. Memorial contributionsmay be made to Face to FaceMinistries, St. Rita’s Hospiceor to the donor’s choice.
Driver hits parkedvehicle, leaves
A Lima man was cited forfailure to maintain reasonablecontrol after his vehicle strucka parked vehicle.Charles Allenbaugh,22, of Lima, was travel-ing southbound in the 400block of South Main Streetat approximately 6:45 p.m.Thursday when his vehiclestruck a parked vehicle ownedby Rachel Miller of Elida.According to the police report,Allenbaugh left the scene butwas located by officers.No one was injured.
A boy was born Oct. 24to Megan Niese and DonaldHuffman of Delphos.A girl was born Oct. 25 toWendy and Derrick Gardnerof Spencerville.
Mary Jane Kromer
March 25, 1922-Oct. 23, 2013
Mary Jane Kromer, 91, diedat 3:01 p.m. Wednesday at herresidence in Lima.Jane was born on March 25,1922, in Delphos to Stephenand Theresa [Sendelbach]Eickholt, who preceded her indeath.On Saturday, June 30, 1951,she married Gerald C. Kromer.He died on June 12, 1990.She was a member of St.Rose Catholic Church, theAltar Rosary Society and St.Rita’s Alumni Association. Aregistered nurse, she gradu-ated from St. Rita’s School of Nursing, class of 1943. Shewas formerly employed at St.Rita’s Medical Center and theLima Convalescent Home.Her nursing skills were lov-ingly directed towards herchildren, grandchildren, great-grandchild and her friends. Sheenjoyed spending time in hergarden.Surviving is a daughter,Mary Ann Kromer of Lima;two sons, Steve Kromer andJohn (Helen) Kromer of Lima;two grandchildren, Zachary(Meghan) Kromer and TheresaKromer; and one great-grand-child, Penelope Jane Kromer.She was also preceded indeath by a brother, GordonEickholt.The family will receivefriends from 10-11 a.m.Monday at St. Rose CatholicChurch in Lima.A Memorial Mass willbegin at 11 a.m. Monday atSt. Rose Catholic Church, theRev. David M. Ross officiat-ing. Interment of the ashes willbe in Gethsemani Cemetery.Memorial contributionsmay be made to St. Rita’sHospice.Condolences may beexpressed at www.chamberlai-nhuckeriede.com.
Delphos St. John’sWeek of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Monday: Hamburger sandwich/pickle and onion,sweet potato fries, Romaine salad, peaches, fresh fruit,milk.Tuesday: Chicken nuggets/roll, corn, Romaine salad,pears, fresh fruit, milk.Wednesday: BBQ rib sandwich, peas, Romainesalad, applesauce, fresh fruit, milk.Thursday: Italian grilled chicken sandwich, broccoli,Romaine salad, mixed fruit, fresh fruit, milk.Friday: Tacos/ soft/ hard/ lettuce/ tomato/ cheese/onion, black beans, Romaine salad, juice bar, freshfruit, milk.
Delphos City Schools
Grab and go lunches are available every day andmust be ordered by 9 a.m.
Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Monday: Chicken and noodles, dinner roll, mashedpotatoes, raspberry sherbet, milk.Tuesday: Hamburger sandwich, cheese slice, ovenpotatoes, juice bar, milk.Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, tossed salad, pine-apple tidbits, milk.Thursday: Macaroni and cheese, bread and butter ordeli sandwich, cole slaw, fruit sherbet, milk.Friday: Menu not available.
OttovilleWeek of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Monday: Hot dog, corn, tossed salad, pineapple,milk.Tuesday: Chicken noodle soup with crackers, butter/peanut butter bread, carrot stix, peach crisp, milk.Wednesday: Sausage link, tri tator, French toast stix,OJ, applesauce, milk.Thursday: Chicken patty, french fries, tossed salad,peaches, milk.Friday: Chicken fajita with cheese/lettuce/tomato,green beans, mandarine oranges, milk.
Fort Jennings Local Schools
Chocolate, white or strawberry milk served with allmeals. High school - A la carte pretzel and cheese everyFriday. Additional fruit and vegetable daily for highschool. Salad bar will be Wednesday and pretzel andcheese on Fridays.
Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Monday: Ham and bean soup, corn bread, mixedvegetables, fruit.Tuesday: Popcorn chicken, green beans, dinner roll,fruit.Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, cookie,fruit.Thursday and Friday: No school, parent/teacherconferences.
Spencerville SchoolsWeek of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Monday: Grades K-4: Mini ravioli, cheesy bread-stick, salad with carrots, applesauce, milk. Grades 5-12:Cavatini, salad with carrots, garlic bread, applesauce,milk.Tuesday: Hot dog on a bun, baked beans, fresh veg-gies and dip, peaches, milk.Wednesday: Breakfast pizza, smiley fries, mandarinoranges, milk.Thursday: Grades K-4: Chicken nuggets, corn,pumpkin pretzel, 100 percent juice, milk. Grades: 5-12:Chicken nuggets, corn, pumpkin pretzel, 100 percent juice, milk.Friday: Menu not available.
One Year Ago
Mitt Romney and the Republicanteam will be in Elida for a rally onTuesday at the Elida Fieldhouse. GinnyRice, Kay Sellati, Phil Sellati and DaveRodney worked on signs attendees willhold at the rally. All attendees will gothrough airport-like security. Camerasare permitted.
25 Years Ago – 1988
A fired up, capacity crowd was onhand to greet Vice President GeorgeBush when he arrived at the LimaVeterans Memorial Civic Center. Bush’svisit to Lima Tuesday, the second visit toOhio in five days, indicates the impor-tance the campaign places on gainingOhio’s electoral vote in the Novemberelection.The Ottoville class of ‘48 celebratedits 40th reunion recently with a dinnerat Lock 16, Ottoville. A short businessmeeting followed the dinner. A com-mittee, elected for the next reunion infive years, included Mel and Rita MaePohlman, Bob and Jeanette Brickner andBernard and Norma Reindel.Andrew Cano of Delphos placedsecond in the Ohio Jaycees state com-petition at Shelby. The 12-year-old cat-egory had 27 competitors. He is theson of Temi and Bath Cano. Four otherDelphos youths competed in the statemeet. They were Rob Clark, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Clark; James Smith,9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Smith; JoshTheobald, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs.Daniel Theobald; and Jon Casemier, 11,son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Casemier.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Drs. Burl Morris and Earl Morris willmove their offices to the new MorrisChiropractic Clinic on Elida Road start-ing Thursday. They will spend Thursday,Friday and Saturday preparing to opentheir clinic on Nov. 4. The two brothershave conducted their practice for the pastseveral years at 113 N. Main St. Drs.Morris are planning an open house attheir new clinic on Nov. 17.James L. Feathers of Delphos firedhis way to a pair of championships lastweek in the Knoxville, Tenn., Gun Club’sannual Fall Festival Trapshoot. Featherswon the Class B crown by breaking 99 of 100 targets in the 16-yard firing and tookthe handicap by defeating W. C. King of Lexington, Ky., in a 25-target shoot-off.Spencerville’s Bearcats continued ontheir romp to the Northwest conferencetitle as they won their eighth straightgame with a convincing 48-0 victoryover the Leipsic Vikings Thursday night.Halfback Phil Sensabaugh went overfor three touchdowns. Marvin Young,seemingly the other half of the Bearcatoffense, got two of the Spencerville TDs.
75 Years Ago – 1938
The Guards defeated the Treasurersin three straight games Tuesday nightat Recreation Club alleys in the Knightsof Columbus bowling team. The finalscore was 2021 to 1851. The Guardstook the first game 651 to 616, the sec-ond 722 to 633 and the third 648 to 597.Satterthwaite rolled the highest gamescore of the evening. In the second game,he sent the pins toppling for a 193.Final plans for the Halloween Zarbawere made at an enthusiastic meetingof the Catholic Youth Organization of St. John’s Parish held in the high schoolbuilding. Donald T. Say, newly-electedpresident, was in charge. Louis Schergeris chairman of arrangements for theZarba which will be staged in St. John’sauditorium on Oct. 30.Of interest to voters of Delphos arethe motion pictures being shown at theCapitol Theatre this week of the Huntersseashore pool at Vincennes, Ind., simi-lar to the one it is proposed to build inthis city. The Delphos pool, however,is planned to be adjacent to an athleticfield with a combination stadium andbath house between the two.
Today is Saturday, Oct. 26,the 299th day of 2013. Thereare 66 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 26, 1861, the leg-endary Pony Express official-ly ceased operations, givingway to the transcontinentaltelegraph. (The last run of thePony Express was completedthe following month.)On this date:In 1774, the FirstContinental Congressadjourned in Philadelphia.In 1825, the Erie Canal openedin upstate New York, connectingLake Erie and the Hudson River.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingmostly cloudy. Windy. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwestwinds 20 to 30 mph becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the after-noon.
: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Westwinds 5 to 10 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingmostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rainshowers. Highs in the mid 50s.
: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
: Mostlycloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper50s. Lows in the upper 40s.
: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers anda slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs around 60. Chance of measurable precipitation 50 percent.
See ODOT, page 10
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