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ODAY IN HISTORY
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VAN WERT COURT NEWS
Vol. 143 No. 113
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A boy was born Nov. 17 to Tiffany and Jared Bailey of Delphos.A girl was born Nov. 17 to Maranda Tummel of Delphos.A boy was born Nov. 18 to Sheena and Nathan Carder of Elida.
Arraignment Joel Crawford,
25, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea to a charge of vandalism, a felony of the fifth degree.His bond was set at $10,000 and a pretrial was set for Nov. 27.
Bond violationJean Sweet,
38, Van Wert, was found to have violated her bond by failing to report to probation.She was ordered held until she qualifies for electronic house arrest and sentencing on her original charge is set for Nov. 28.
Changes of pleasWilliam L. Smith,
37, Delphos, changed his plea to guilty to three counts of trafficking in heroin, each a felony of the fifth degree, reduced from three counts of trafficking hero-in, each a felony of the fourth degree.The court ordered a pre-sentence investiga-tion and set sentencing for Jan. 8.
, 20, Delphos, entered a plea of guilty to possession of cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree.He then requested and was granted treat-ment in lieu of conviction and his case was stayed pending completion of his treatment program.
65, Delphos, was sentenced on one count of trafficking drugs, a felony of the third degree; and two counts of trafficking drugs, each a felony of the fourth degree.She was sentenced to three years com-munity control on each count, to be served concurrently, 30 days jail at a later date, 100 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treatment, ordered not to pos-sess more than two months’ supply of pain medicine with documentation to probation, two years intensive probation, driver’s license suspended for six months, ordered to pay $1,400 restitution to the West Central Ohio Task Force, also to pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees.A nine-month prison term on each of the three counts, concurrent, was deferred pend-ing completion of community control.
44, Convoy, was sen-tenced on a charge of attempted forgery, a misdemeanor of the first degree.Her sentence was one year community control, 30 days jail, 200 hours community service, substance abuse assessment and treat-ment, enroll in and complete Nova House program, ordered to pay restitution of $122.79 to Wanda Sowers, to have no contact with Wanda Sowers, to pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees; 180 days jail and $1,000 fine were deferred pending completion of community control.
55, Chillicothe, was sen-tenced on two counts of importuning (each a felony of the third degree); and one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, (felony of the fifth degree).He was sentenced to 30 months prison on each of the importuning charges and 11 months on the disseminating charge, to be served concurrently and concurrently with his sentence from Ross County. He was also ordered to pay court costs.
St. John’s senior Ryan Shumaker’s name was mis-spelled in the St. John’s/ Tiffin Calvert football story in Monday’s newspaper.Associated Press
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2013. There are 41 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey.On this date:In 1620, Peregrine White was born aboard the Mayflower in Massachusetts Bay; he was the first child born of English parents in present-day New England.In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.In 1910, revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I. Madero.In 1925, Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Mass.In 1929, the radio program “The Rise of the Goldbergs” debuted on the NBC Blue Network.In 1945, 22 out of 24 indicted Nazi officials went on trial (one in absentia) before an international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany.In 1959, the United Nations issued its Declaration of the Rights of the Child.In 1962, President John F. Kennedy held a news con-ference in which he announced the end of the naval quar-antine of Cuba imposed during the missile crisis, and the signing of an executive order prohibiting discrimination in federal housing facilities.In 1967, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Clock at the Commerce Department ticked past 200 million.In 1969, the Nixon administration announced a halt to residential use of the pesticide DDT as part of a total phaseout. A group of American Indian activists began a 19-month occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain’s General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before his 83rd birthday.In 1982, in one of college football’s oddest finales, the University of California used five laterals to score a disputed winning touchdown on the last play of a game against Stanford, 25-20.In 1992, fire seriously damaged Windsor Castle, the favorite weekend home of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.In 2000, Lawyers for Al Gore and George W. Bush battled before the Florida Supreme Court over whether the presidential election recount should be allowed to continue.Ten years ago: Michael Jackson was booked on suspi-cion of child molestation in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Jackson was later acquitted at trial.) Record producer Phil Spector was charged with murder in the shooting death of an actress, Lana Clarkson, at his home in Alhambra, Calif., in February 2003. (Spector’s first trial ended with a hung jury in 2007; he was convicted of second-degree murder in 2009 and sentenced to 19 years to life in prison.) Suicide bombers blew up trucks in Istanbul, Turkey, at the British consulate and at a London-based bank, killing 32 people. Tens of thousands of demonstrators in London burned an effigy of President Bush to show their anger over the Iraq war. In Miami, trade ministers from across the Americas gave final approval to a framework for the world’s largest free trade bloc as police clashed with hundreds of dem-onstrators.Five years ago: Sen. Ted Stevens, the chamber’s longest-serving Republican, delivered his swan song address following his failed re-election bid; he was salut-ed by his colleagues as a staunch friend and teacher. The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose new sanctions aimed at reducing the arms flowing into Somalia and the lawlessness and piracy that were flour-ishing there. Betty James, co-founder of the company that made the Slinky, died in Philadelphia at age 90.One year ago: Former boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho was shot while sitting in a car in his hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. (Camacho died three days later after doctors removed him from life support.) Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned from “Sesame Street” amid allegations he sexually abused underage boys. Jack Taylor, a guard for the Grinnell College basketball team, shattered the NCAA scoring record with a 138-point performance as the Division III school beat Faith Baptist Bible, 179-104.Today’s Birthdays: Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer is 90. Actress-comedian Kaye Ballard is 88. Actress Estelle Parsons is 86. Comedian Dick Smothers is 75. Singer Norman Greenbaum is 71. Vice President Joe Biden is 71. Actress Veronica Hamel is 70. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is 67. Actor Samuel E. Wright is 67. Singer Joe Walsh is 66. Actor Richard Masur is 65. Opera singer Barbara Hendricks is 65. Actress Bo Derek is 57. Former NFL player Mark Gastineau is 57. Reggae musician Jim Brown (UB40) is 56. Actress Sean Young is 54. Pianist Jim Brickman is 52. Rock musician Todd Nance (Widespread Panic) is 51. Actress Ming-Na is 50. Actor Ned Vaughn is 49. Rapper Mike D (The Beastie Boys) is 48. Rapper Sen Dog (Cypress Hill) is 48. Actress Callie Thorne is 44. Actress Sabrina Lloyd is 43. Actor Joel McHale is 42. Actress Marisa Ryan is 39. Country singer Dierks Bentley is 38. Actor Joshua Gomez is 38. Actress Laura Harris is 37. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes is 37. Country singer Josh Turner is 36. Actress Nadine Velazquez is 35. Actress Andrea Riseborough is 32. Actor Dan Byrd is 28. Actress Ashley Fink (TV: “Glee”) is 27. Rock musician Jared Followill (Kings of Leon) is 27. Actor Cody Linley is 24.
One Year Ago
Delphos FFA recently participated in the sub-district Parliamentary Procedure Contest. Senior team members included Karen Cline, Sophia Wilson, Courtney Vanschoyck, Tatiana Olmeda, Kylie Fritz, Caitlin Landwehr, Wes Roby and Jordan Barclay. Beginning team mem-bers are Halee Heising, Rileigh Tippie, Asya Hamilton, Sophia Thompson, Sophia Wilson, Deisree Wessel, Triatan Fetzer and Kiersten Teman.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Ground has been broken for East Towne Plaza on Elida Avenue. Major tenants of the new shopping plaza will be Chief Supermarket, Val’s Discount Store and Rite Aid Drugs. Representatives of these stores and Lanecor representa-tives, Irvin and Mary Grone and Dr. John Grone, representing the Grone family who sold the land to Lanecor, and other city and county officials attended a luncheon Friday at NuMaude’s where the announcement was made.Delphos Family Physicians observed its 100,000th patient visit recently. The medical center, 1775 E. Fifth St., is served by Dr. Carl Wehri and by Dr. Karri L. Krendl, who has practiced fam-ily medicine there since April 1987. Dr. Wehri started his family practice with the opening of the center in September 1979.Seniors Mark Youngpeter of Jefferson and Jason Oakman of Spencerville were named Division V first-team offensive linemen on the Associated Press All-Northwest Ohio football team. Scott Schulte and Kevin Wrasman of St. John’s and Jeff Poling of Jefferson received special men-tion. Nate Wannemacher of St. John’s and Matt Barkimer and Dennis Alt of Columbus Grove were honorable men-tion.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Edna Jane Nolte, Catholic Daughters of America state vice regent, and Mrs. Linus Schmelzer, grand regent of Court Delphos, were in Ashtabula Sunday attending a reception of members into that city’s Court. Nolte represented the state court and extended greetings in that capacity.The Modern Mothers Chapter of the Child Conservation League observed guest night Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Edward Fritz. Chapter president, Mrs. Roger Briggs, called the meet-ing to order and devotions were given by Mrs. Bill Wilcox. At the close of the evening, a dessert luncheon was served by the hostess, who was assisted by Mrs. John McRedmond and Mrs. Robert Shenk. Mrs. Rudolf Lucas entertained the members of the Beta Delphian Study Club Monday evening in her home on North Clay Street. Mrs. Don Penn was program chairman for the evening and presented a review of the book “View To The Southeast,” by Santha Rama Rau.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Officers of St. Elizabeth’s Benevolent Society were re-elected Friday after-noon at the annual meeting of the soci-ety held in the C. L. of C. rooms. They are: Mrs. Frank Kaverman, president; Mrs. John A. Metzner, vice president; Mrs. Joseph Auer, secretary; and Anna Krieft, treasurer.St. John’s Varsity made an excep-tionally fine showing Friday night in their game with Karr Business College of Van Wert with a final score of 42 to 12. Every man but one of the ten Blue and Gold players partici-pated in the scoring. Miller, center, and Mickey Mueller, guard, accounted for all of Karr scoring, each chalking up six points.The monthly meeting of the Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Church was held Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Alspach, West Third Street. Mrs. C. W. Cordermann presided at the meeting which was opened with the singing of hymns led by Mrs. Frank Linder. The lesson on India was in charge of Mrs. E. Burnett.
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Nancy, 76, memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Brethren in Christ Church, with Pastor Jody Harr offici-ating. Calling hours are 9-11 a.m. Saturday prior to the service. Interment will follow at a later date of Maple Grove Cemetery in Bluffton. Preferred memo-rials are to the First United Brethren in Christ Church.
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Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, dies
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her home in Napa, Calif. She was 79.Her death Tuesday was confirmed by The Walt Disney Co. The cause was complications from a fall, according to the Los Angeles Times.Miller, the eldest daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney, was born Dec. 18, 1933.She played a key role in the completion of the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, bucking city leaders who wanted to remove Gehry from the project.She also founded the Walt Disney Family Museum, which opened in 2009 in San Francisco’s Presidio, as a trib-ute to her family’s legacy.She is survived by her husband, Ronald, and seven children.CLEVELAND (AP) — These Ohio lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
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