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Crash leaves man in critical condition
HARROD —A man remains in critical condition following a Friday morning single-vehicle car crash.William P. Mack, 58, of Harrod, was driving a 1990 Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck eastbound on Faulkner Road near Johnston Road. Mack traveled off the left side of the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a large tree. The crash occurred around 9:28 a.m.Mack was not wearing a seat belt and was trapped inside the vehicle. He had to be freed by mechanical means by the Westminster Fire Department.Mack was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital by Westminster Fire/EMS, where he was treated for severe injuries. He was later life-flighted to a Toledo area hospital and is currently listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit.The Lima Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash and the crash remains under investigation.Also assisting on scene was the Allen County Sheriff’s Office and Miller’s Auto.
One Year Ago
Local dancers will appear in the Ohio Northern “Holiday Spectacular” at the Civic Center in Lima this weekend. They are Kennedy Sterling, Madeline Brantley, Allison Miller, Hayleigh Bacome, Cassidy Schafer, Gracie Renner, Anna Menke, Kristina White, Jade Schafer, Aryon McClurg and Camden Schafer.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Six Delphos high school students are cur-rently competing in the county Americanism and government tests sponsored by the American Legion. Students include Aimee Stough, Julie Mosier, Garrett Thompson, Chad Sybert, Cindy Houdeshell of Jefferson and Bryan Kimmet of St. John’s.Delphos Senior Citizens Center will hold its monthly evening euchre party Dec. 1 at the center, 301 E. Suthoff St. Winners of the October party were Clarence Gable, first; Pauline Gremling, second; Mary Hirn, third, and Jim Pohlman, free admission tick-et Lucille Carder, Floyd Schlereth and Jim Pohlman were 50-50 drawing winners.Melanie Miller scored 18 points to lead Ottoville to a Putnam County League win over Fort Jennings 50-38 Monday night at Fort Jennings. Shirley VonSossan and Amy Maag led Fort Jennings with 11 points each. Ottoville held a 27-26 rebounding edge. Cheryl Klima led Ottoville with 10 rebounds.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Delphos St. John’s Blue Jays and “Old Timer” Alumni cagers lifted the lid on the parochial school’s 1963-64 basketball season Wednesday night in the annual Prevue at the local gym. The Blue Jay varsity squad set the pace in the evening’s main event and routed the “Old Timers” 50-36. The “Old Old Timers” defeated this year’s Reserve cagers 29-25 in the preliminary game. Old Old Timers seeing action were John Giesken, Ralph Wagner, Chuck Cramer, Barney Altman, Whitey Wannemacher, Gip Pohlman, Dick Vogt, Jerry Fischer, John Wellman, Arnie Fischer, Paul Etgen and Jim Clement.The Nifty Sixties Club met recently at the home of Dianna Hammons, North Main Street, with games being played. Prizes were awarded to Marilyn Stant and Janet Feathers. During the business session, plans were made to hold a dinner and theater party for the December meeting.Rebecca Circle of Trinity Methodist Church met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Robert McDonald, North Jefferson Street. Mrs. Paul Rozelle was in charge of the meeting. Mrs. Don May presented the lesson. She was assisted by Mrs. Harry McCue, Mrs. Neil Leininger, Mrs. Gilbert Mericle, Mrs. McDonald and Mrs. Rozelle.
75 Years Ago – 1938
At a regular meeting of Delphos Aerie of Eagles held Monday night, preliminary plans were made for the annual Eagles Christmas party which will be held Dec. 23. D. G. Gengler has been named as general chair-man of the program for the party. The regular monthly wrestling show will be held follow-ing the regular meeting on Dec. 19 and the Family night party will be held Dec. 22.The Ottoville Birthday Club members were hostesses on Sunday evening at their annual party given for the pleasure of their husbands. A three-course chicken dinner was served at Millie’s. Mayme Harman provided the music during the dinner hour and for the dancing. German and old-time songs were sung by the guests led by Mrs. Alex J. Wannemacher.An art and handicraft display is being exhibited at the Delphos Public Library. The display consists of soap sculpture, wood carv-ing and weaving done by sixth-grade pupils of St. John’s School under the supervision of Sister Mary Hildalin. There are also plaques, silhouettes and figure drawings by the sev-enth- and eighth-grade art classes of Jefferson School under the supervision of Ruth Steinle.
Ralph E., 56, of Delphos, funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Pastor Wayne Prater officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the family.
Winfred E. “Bud,” 88, of Spencerville and formerly of Grover Hill, funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Keith Hamblin offi-ciating. Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery, with military graveside rites con-ducted by the Spencerville Veterans. Preferred memori-als are to Roselawn Manor Nursing Home Activities Fund. Condolences may be expressed at email@example.com.
Alice M., 83, of Fort Jennings, Mass of Christian burial will be at noon today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings, where there will be a memorial visitation one hour prior to the service with the Rev. Charles Obinwa offici-ating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church. To leave online con-dolences for the family, visit www.harterandschier.com.
Evelyn M., 83, of Delphos and formerly of Lima, funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville with the Rev. John Spyker offi-ciating. Burial will follow in the Goodwin Cemetery near Elgin. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association. Condolences may be expressed online at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. John’sWeek of Dec. 2-6
Monday: Chicken nuggets/roll, broccoli, Romaine salad, pears, fresh fruit, milk.Tuesday: Coney dog/onions, carrots, Romaine salad, cherry cobbler, fresh fruit, milk.Wednesday: Rotini/ meatsauce/ garlic toast, green beans, Romaine salad, peaches, fresh fruit, milk.Thursday: Tacos/ hard/ soft/ lettuce/ tomato/ cheese/ onion, black beans, Romaine salad, juice bar, fresh fruit, milk.Friday: Pancakes and sausage, hash browns, Romaine salad, orange juice, fresh fruit, milk.————
Delphos City SchoolsWeek of Dec. 2-6
Monday: Chicken and noodles, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, raspberry sherbet, milk.Tuesday: Franklin/ Landeck/ Middle: Hot dog sand-wich; Senior: Footlong hot dog, baked beans, diced pears, milk.Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, Romaine salad, fruit, milk.Thursday: Chicken patty sandwich, green beans, chilled peaches, milk.Friday: Hamburger sandwich, cheese slice, french fries, juice bar, milk.————
OttovilleWeek of Dec. 2-6
Monday: Hamburger, tomato slice, french fries, pud-ding, cookie, milk.Tuesday: Taco salad with cheese/ lettuce/ tomato, refried beans, corn chips, corn K-3, pineapple, milk.Wednesday: Turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, butter bread, corn, applesauce, milk.Thursday: Corn dog, tator tots, tossed salad, strawber-ries, milk.Friday: Chicken nuggets, cheesy potatoes, butter bread, green beans, mixed fruit, milk.————
Fort JenningsWeek of Dec. 2-6
Chocolate, white, or strawberry milk served with all meals. High School - additional fruit and vegetable daily. High school - a la carte pretzel and cheese every Friday and salad bar every Wednesday.Monday: Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, broccoli, fruit.Tuesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, carrots, dinner roll, fruit.Wednesday: Shredded chicken sandwich, cheese stick, green beans, fruit.Thursday: Cheesy rotini, breadstick, mixed vegetables, fruit.Friday: BBQ pork sandwich, baked beans, cheese slice, cookie, fruit.————
SpencervilleWeek of Dec. 2-6
Monday: Meatball sub with mozz. cheese, corn, carrots and dip, pineapple, milk.Tuesday: Doritos taco salad, lettuce and cheese, salsa and sour cream, peaches, milk.Wednesday: Breakfast pizza, 100% juice, carrots and dip, warm cinnamon apples, milk.Thursday: Cheeseburger sandwich, baked beans, fresh veggies and dip, pears, milk.Friday: K-4th grade: Chicken tenders, cheesy mashed potatoes, carrots and dip, soft pretzel rod, applesauce, milk. Grades 5-12: Chicken wings of fire instead of chicken tenders.
Today is Saturday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2013. There are 31 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Nov. 30, 1782, the United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.On this date:In 1803, Spain completed the process of ceding Louisiana to France, which had sold it to the United States.In 1835, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born in Florida, Missouri.In 1874, British statesman Sir Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace.In 1900, Irish writer Oscar Wilde died in Paris at age 46.In 1936, London’s famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the Great Exhibition of 1851, was destroyed in a fire.In 1939, the Russo-Finnish War began as Soviet troops invaded Finland.In 1962, U Thant of Burma, who had been acting secre-tary-general of the United Nations following the death of Dag Hammarskjold the year before, was elected to a four-year term.In 1966, the former British colony of Barbados became independent.In 1981, the United States and the Soviet Union opened negotiations in Geneva aimed at reducing nuclear weapons in Europe.In 1982, the Michael Jackson album “Thriller” was released by Epic Records.In 1988, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co. was declared the winner of the corporate free-for-all to take over RJR Nabisco Inc. with a bid of $24.53 billion.Ten years ago: U.S. soldiers in Iraq fought back coor-dinated attacks throughout the northern city of Samarra. Two South Korean contractors were killed in a roadside ambush. Nathaniel Jones, a black man, died during a fight with Cincinnati police in a case that heightened racial ten-sions. Walt Disney Co. vice chairman Roy E. Disney stepped down from the board of directors. Mark Philippoussis gave Australia its 28th Davis Cup title, beating Spain’s Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 2-6, 6-0. Former U.S. congressman and World Bank chairman Barber B. Conable Jr. died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 81. Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel, died in Wyckoff, N.J., at age 98.Five years ago: Space shuttle Endeavour returned to Earth after a nearly 16-day mission to repair and upgrade the international space station. The world’s most comprehensive legalized heroin program became permanent with over-whelming approval from Swiss voters who simultaneously rejected the decriminalization of marijuana.One year ago: Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Egypt, denouncing President Mohammed Morsi and a draft constitution that was approved earlier in the day by his Islamist allies. Citing insufficient evidence, prosecutors in Los Angeles dropped the murder case against Lois Goodman, a tennis referee who had been arrested before a match at the U.S. Open in connection with her husband’s death.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
: Mostly clear through midnight then becom-ing partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.ST. RITA’SA boy was born Nov. 21 to Ciara Burrell and Chris Boneta of Spencerville.A boy was born Nov. 22 to Julie and Rodney Brenneman of Elida.A boy was born Nov. 23 to Holly and Tyler Giesege of Cloverdale.A girl was born Nov. 26 to Ashley Jettinghoff and Chad Reynolds of Delphos.A girl was born Nov. 26 to Kristen and Ryan Stechschulte of Kalida.
Lois Keck, 88, of Delphos, passed away Friday evening at St. Rita’s Medical Center.Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Monday with Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday.Arrangements are incom-plete at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.CLEVELAND (AP) — These Ohio lotteries were drawn Friday:
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