2 – The Herald Friday, January 24, 2014
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Vol. 144 No. 159
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WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Windy. Areas of blowing and drifting snow in the afternoon. Highs 15 to 20. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Wind chills 15 below to 25 below zero in the morning.
: Snow. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. Windy. Snow accumulation around 2 inches. Not as cold. Lows 10 to 15. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Wind chills 5 below to 5 above zero.
: Cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning. Then partly cloudy with a chance of flurries in the afternoon. Areas of blowing and drifting snow through the day. Windy. Highs in the mid 20s. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 50 percent. Wind chills 10 below to zero in the afternoon.
: Very cold. Partly cloudy. A 20 per-cent chance of snow after midnight. Lows zero to 5 above. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Wind chills 5 below to 15 below zero.
: Snow likely. Highs in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 5 to 10 above.
: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 5 to 10 above.
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
: Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 below. Highs zero to 5 above.
A boy was born Jan. 21 to Kearsten Lamb and Josh Oleson of Elida.A girl was born Jan. 22 to Briana Wreede of Delphos.Corn $4.09Wheat $5.50Soybeans $12.85
Caroline ‘Tiny’ Pavel
Aug. 23, 1935-Jan. 23, 2014
Caroline “Tiny” Pavel, 78, of Delphos died at 8:43 a.m. Thursday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.She was born Aug. 23, 1935, in Delphos to George and Dora (Kitchen) Hoffman, who preceded her in death.She married Lowell “Topp” Pavel, who preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 2003.Survivors include two sons, Ronald (Linda) Pavel of Leipsic and Keith Pavel of Chillicothe; a daughter, Janet (Vernie) Gales of Spencerville; six grandchildren, Sandra Miller, Eric Pavel, Jackie Wood, Brian Pavel, Allen Pavel and Heather Pavel; and eight great-grandchildren.She was also preceded in death by two children, Gregory and Gordon Pavel; one broth-er; and five sisters.Mrs. Pavel was a home-maker and member of Delphos Wesleyan Church and American Legion Post 268 in Delphos.Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Pastor Pam King officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.Preferred memorials are to Vancrest Healthcare Center.Leave condolences at hart-erandschier.com.
One Year Ago
Fort Jennings Elementary students are springing into action the second half of the school year by taking part in an after-school program focusing on remarkable things – exercise, education and creative enrichment. The initiative, Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS), is a unique Federal grant-making program.
25 Years Ago – 1989
Bill Roth explains the story of Christianity in “geographic hieroglyphics in God’s own handwriting.” Roth is painting his geo-graphic hieroglyphics on a wall in the alley between Second and Third streets, east of Main Street. He started his project about July 4 and said he does not know when it will be finished or “if there will be enough wall to finish it.”Former Delphos resident, Staff Sergeant Daniel J. Wrasman, recently graduated from a four-week non-commissioned offi-cers leadership school held in the United Kingdom at Royal Air Force Upwood Base. Wrasman is the son of Melvin and Ruth Wrasman of Delphos. He is a 1982 graduate of St. John’s High School.Ray McKowen Council 1362, Knights of Columbus, has announced the local free throw winners who will advance to district compe-tition Feb. 12 at Van Wert St. Mary’s gym. Local winners are Cynthia Etzkorn, Douglas Geary, Sarah Langhals, Ryan Murray, Stacy Elwer, David Blockberger, Brian Miller, Kim Feathers and Kevin Mumaw.
50 Years Ago – 1964
Members of the 1917 Club met Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Virgil Buchanan on West Fourth Street, with Mrs. W. H. Rinehart serving as hostess. Mrs. O. J. Truesdale presented a reading entitled, “I Fooled My Rainy Day Blues,” by Dorothy Blake. In several contests conducted, prizes were won by Mrs. Paul Harter, Sr., Mrs. Roy Feathers, Mrs. O. J. Truesdale, Anna Metcalfe and Mrs. Buchanan.Junior Court of the Catholic Daughters of America attended a cooking demonstration recently at the Ohio Power Company office with Gael Bourquin, home economist, in charge. Mrs. Lee Pitsenbarger assisted. Food prepared by the economist was later served to the girls and their counselors.Mrs. Howard Hahn welcomed the members of the Priscilla Circle of Trinity Methodist Church to her home on West Sixth Street Wednesday evening. Mrs. Dell Cochensparger and Mrs. Ray Barnes served as co-hostesses. The meeting was opened by the circle leader, Mrs. Robert Dorman. Southern Asia was the topic of the lesson for the evening and was presented by Mrs. Harold Heitzman.
75 Years Ago – 1939
Improvements are being planned by Delphos Aerie No. 471, Fraternal Order of Eagles, which will provide for the members one of the finest homes in this section of the state. The building committee consists of Al Huysman, Robert Lyle, Henry Lang, Joseph Ostendorf and Frank Holden.Mr. and Mrs. Charles Horine, North Jefferson Street, are now making an eight-week tour with the Tatterman Marionettes. They have been employed for the past several seasons by this organization. They will play three weeks in the east and will spend the remainder of the time in Detroit, Indianapolis, Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and a number of other cities.Helen Moenter was chosen as prefect Monday evening at the monthly meeting of the Young Ladies Sodality of St. John’s Church held at the school. Other officers chosen were: Rita Lindeman, vice prefect; Rita Kill, secretary; Mary Lindemann, trea-surer; and Janis Kaverman, sacristan.
Today is Friday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2014. There are 341 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 24, 1942, the Roberts Commission placed much of the blame for America’s lack of prepared-ness for Imperial Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Lt. Gen. Walter C. Short, the Navy and Army commanders.On this date:In 1742, Charles VII was elected Holy Roman Emperor during the War of the Austrian Succession.In 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California, a discovery that led to the gold rush of ‘49.In 1908, the Boy Scouts movement began in England under the aegis of Robert Baden-Powell.In 1924, the Russian city of Petrograd (formerly St. Petersburg) was renamed Leningrad in honor of the late revolutionary leader. (However, it has since been renamed St. Petersburg.)In 1939, at least 28,000 people were killed by an earth-quake that devastated the city of Chillan in Chile.In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill concluded a wartime confer-ence in Casablanca, Morocco.In 1961, a U.S. Air Force B-52 crashed near Goldsboro, N.C., dropping its payload of two nuclear bombs, neither of which went off; three crew members were killed.In 1963, a U.S. Air Force B-52 on a training mis-sion crashed into Elephant Mountain in Maine after encountering turbulence and losing its vertical stabilizer; seven of the nine crew mem-bers were killed.In 1965, Winston Churchill died in London at age 90.In 1978, a nuclear-powered Soviet satellite, Cosmos 954, plunged through Earth’s atmo-sphere and disintegrated, scat-tering radioactive debris over parts of northern Canada.In 1984, Apple Computer began selling its first Macintosh model, which boasted a built-in 9-inch monochrome display, a clock rate of 8 megahertz and 128k of RAM.In 1989, confessed serial killer Theodore Bundy was executed in Florida’s electric chair.Ten years ago: Howard Dean sharply questioned John Kerry’s judgment on Iraq as Democratic presidential rivals raced through a final week-end of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary. NASA’s Opportunity rover landed on Mars, arriving at the Red Planet exactly three weeks after its identical twin, Spirit.
Dale J., 63, of Kalida, Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. today at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, Father Mark Hoying officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Putnam County Library or Planned Pethood, P.O. Box 350908, Toledo 43635. Condolences can be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Bernice, 87, of Delphos, funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will fol-low in Woodlawn Cemetery in Van Wert. Memorial contribu-tions may be made to American Cancer Society or Relay for Life.
Ervin “Butch” E., 70, of Delphos, a Military Committal Service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, Van Wert. Friends may call from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert American Legion or DAV.CLEVELAND (AP) — These Ohio lotteries were drawn Thursday:
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Est. jackpot: $152 million
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04-16-20-30-32Est. jackpot: $100,000At approximately 5:43 p.m. Jan. 17, officers received a com-plaint from a male stating that two subjects had just stolen his wallet. Officers were given the names of the suspects and the description of the wallet. Moments later, officers located the suspects and retrieved the item matching the description. As a result of the investiga-tion, Christian Hubbard, 17, of Delphos will be charged with theft and Scott Bowen Jr., 18, of Delphos will be charged with receiving stolen proper-ty. Bowen will appear in Lima Municipal Court and Hubbard in Allen County Juvenile Court to face the charge.Delphos Police officers were on patrol at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for equipment infractions. During the traffic stop, officers con-ducted a search of the vehicle and located a small amount of marijuana. As a result, 25-year-old Joshua Hurles of Delphos was issued a citation for possession of marijuana and an equipment violation. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge.At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday, a Delphos officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation. Upon making contact with the driver, 28-year-old Jason Stevenson of Delphos, it was found that Stevenson’s driving status was suspended. As a result, Stevenson was issued a citation for driving under suspension and the registration expiration. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court at a later date.At 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, officers made contact with a female and her two children at the Delphos Fire Department. The woman had been in a motor vehicle crash outside of Delphos and had driven to the fire department to receive medical attention for her children. During the investigation of the incident, probable cause was found to arrest the female driver, Tanya Neal, 42, of Delphos for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Neal was ultimately charged with the OVI as well as child endan-germent, both misdemeanors of the first degree. She will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charges. Neal is also facing charg-es in Van Wert County pending the Sheriff’s Office investigation.The Delphos Police Department Detective Bureau is currently investigating a series of breaking and enterings at area businesses. The first occurred on Sunday in the 600 block of Elida Avenue. The next two occurred on Thursday, both in the 800 block of Ohio Street. In all three incidents, forced entry was made into the businesses. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Delphos Police Department.
Ottawa man dies in one-vehicle crash
OTTAWA — A man died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon after his vehicle drifted off the right side of the roadway for an unknown reason.Ronald J. Miehls Jr. of Ottawa was driving a 2006 Jeep Commander north-bound on SR 65 (Perry Street) near Oakview Drive in Ottawa when his vehicle drifted off to the right at around 4:22 p.m.The Jeep struck a traf-fic sign, a metal post and a mobile home before com-ing to a final rest against the mobile home. Seconds later, the vehicle burst into flames and burned out of control until the Ottawa Fire Department arrived and put the fire out.Miehls was pronounced dead at the scene by Putnam County Coroner Dr. Horstman. Miehls was transported to Love’s Funeral Home and will undergo an autopsy to determine the cause of death.The Lima Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash.The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Ottawa Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Ottawa Fire Department, Ottawa EMS, Putnam County EMA and Huggins Towing.
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