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Ulm to lead first-ever Delphos ‘Bark of Life’
BY NANCY SPENCER nspencer@delphosherald.com DELPHOS — The Relay for Life of Delphos will mark its 11th year on June 21 and 22. However, this year will be a little different. Several hours after the closing ceremonies Saturday at the Community Track, dog-lovers will meet from 2-5 p.m. at Leisure Park in Delphos for the first-ever “Bark for Life.” Delphos Animal Hospital is sponsoring the event with Dr. Bonnie Jones as chair. “This is a great way for dogs and their owners to participate in the fight against cancer. We are seeking team captains as well as participants,” Dr. Jones said. “Dog-walkers need to pre-register at our office at 1825 E. Fifth St. and then start raising money for the cause. Perhaps they could take their furry friend with them. It’s hard to resist a cute dog.” She has recruited Bob Ulm and his guide dog, Pippa, as grand marshals. “I think the event sounds like a lot of fun and will hopefully raise some funds, too. When Dr. Bonnie called to ask if I’d volunteer, I was happy to say yes,” Ulm said. Many members of Ulm’s family have been touched by cancer. “Like so many other people in this area, my family has been adversely affected by the ravages of cancer,” Ulm said. “I lost my sight because of it at 11 months old. The same retina cancer resulted in the loss of vision in one eye for three of my five sisters and our daughter, Gina, during childhood. I lost my father, William Ulm, and a sister, Sue Hickey, to cancer. “I think it’s important to do all we can to fight this disease and this fundraiser sounds like a fun way to do so. Incorporating something as important as our pets in to the struggle sounds like a great idea and I hope we’ll have a big turnout.” Ulm wants the focus to be on the event. “My story is like dozens of others you can hear all too often in Delphos,” he said. “I hope that some day people will talk about cancer in the same way we talk about polio but it’s going to take a lot of research and a lot of money to make that happen.” While Ulm doesn’t consider Pippa his caregiver, others may disagree. “I had to remind Bob that cancer is the reason he has Pippa and she does take care of him on many levels,” Dr. Jones said. See BARK, page 10

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The National Association of Letter Carriers will hold its 21st annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on May 11 and Delphos Post Office carriers will participate. All customers within the city and the surrounding rural routes are asked to place nonperishable food items, including baby food and pet food, by their mailbox or in some cases, in the place designated for their mail delivery for pick up by carriers during their normal delivery times. Rural route customers are asked to either hang them from their mailbox or place them inside the box with the red flag raised. There will also be a box inside the post office. All donations will be divided equally between the St. Vincent dePaul Society, the Interfaith Thrift Shop and the First Assembly of God Food Bank. Last year, the Delphos area contributed 2,780 pounds of food.

Basketball camps slated Both St. John’s and Jefferson are taking applications for their respective June basketball camps. Aaron Elwer, St. John’s head boys cage coach and camp director, will have his camps at St. John’s High School for Delphos and surrounding communities from 8:30-11:30 a.m. (boys) and 12:30-3 p.m. (girls) June 3-6. These are for students entering grades 2-9. Applications are available in the high school/ grade school offices and must be returned by May 30. The 9th annual Wildcat Summer Youth Boys Basketball Camp held by Jefferson head boys hardwood coach Marc Smith and staff will be held from 3-5 p.m. June 4-6 (baseball players can be dismissed early upon request) at Jefferson Middle School. The camp is open to all boys in grades 2-6 (as of 2012-13 school year). Players will receive individual instruction from the camp staff and will participate in daily games and contests and will be grouped by their ability. The cost of the camp is $30, which includes a camp T-shirt. Registration forms are available at Franklin and Landeck elementaries and Jefferson Middle School. For more information, contact Coach Smith at (419) 615-7233. TODAY Baseball: Paulding at Elida (DH), 10 a.m.; Lima Senior at Columbus Grove (DH), 10 a.m.; Waynesfield-Goshen at Kalida (DH), 11 a.m.; Ottoville at Lima Temple Christian, 2 p.m. Softball: Columbus Grove at Waynesfield-Goshen (DH), 11 a.m.; Crestview at St. Marys, 11 a.m.; Miller City at Spencerville (DH), noon Track and Field (9 a.m.): Spencerville and Lincolnview at Cardinal Invitational (New Bremen); Columbus Grove at Liberty-Benton Invitational. Partly cloudy today. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows around 50. Mostly sunny Sunday morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows in the upper 40s. See page 2.

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Cancer survivor Bob Ulm and his guide dog, Pippa, will be the grand marshals for the first-ever “Bark for Life” in Delphos from 2-5 p.m. June 22 at Leisure Park. Pippa, a 2-year-old black Lab, is Ulm’s 6th guide dog and was named after the sister of British royalty Kate Middleton by an area 4-Her. (Delphos Herald/Nancy Spencer)

Light Primary Tuesday
Staff reports DELPHOS AREA - Local voters will see a light Primary Election on Tuesday. Delphos Republicans will decide between two lifelong Delphos residents, Del Kemper and Greg Etgen, both of West Second Street, for the 3rd Ward seat on city council to be vacated by Jim Knebel. Kemper is semi-retired from Statewide Ford in Van Wert and sells real estate. He said Delphos is in need of a solution to its budget problems. “Our income tax collection is down and when this year’s budget was done, they had expected a 3-percent increase. That didn’t happen so they had to re-do the budget,” he said. “We have some tough choices ahead. We need to be fiscally responsible and ask others to do the same. We need to get a grip on what’s coming in and what’s going out.” Kemper also said he sees money problems in the future. “We have a water plant that is supposed to increase its collections by three percent each year. That is not happening but it has been budgeted,” he said. “In the next several years, council will be making some really hard decisions. “I have been in management and reading financial statements most of my adult life and with this experience,

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City filling pool for upcoming season
The Delphos Recreation Department began pumping water into the swimming pool on Friday. Supervisor Craig Mansfield said it will take approximately 5-7 days and 550,000 gallons of water to completely fill the pool. The facility will be open Memorial Day Weekend and then open for the season on June 1. (Delphos Herald/Stephanie Groves)

Andrew Daley I’ve had to keep a balanced budget. I know when times get especially tough, variable expenses are scrutinized and a large portion of variable expenses is manpower. I don’t want to see anyone lose their job and I don’t know what other expenses could be cut. I’m on the outside looking in right now. I don’t see a lot of fat out here or easy answers.” See PRIMARY, page 10

Van Wert Co. Relay For Life exceeds team goal
BY LINDSAY MCCOY DHI Correspondent VAN WERT - Hundreds of people joined together to walk for a cure Friday evening and all through the night as a part of the annual American Cancer Society Van Wert County Relay for Life. A goal was set for 30 teams, and the Van Wert community went above and beyond this goal with 32 teams participating in the annual event. Over 234 participants signed up to be a part of this year’s event at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds with many additional people making appearances to show their support. The event kicked off Friday at 6 p.m. with the survivor’s lap for those who have survived cancer as well as their caregivers. By Thursday night with the conclusion of luminaria sales, Van Wert Relay had already successfully raised $21,896 that will go directly towards finding a cure for cancer. Top fundraising teams included Leland Smith Insurance Services Inc. and Legs for Liberty First Federal of Van Wert. “We are out here to support a fellow co-worker, Lori Schaffer, who lost her fight with cancer,” said Leland Smith Insurance team member April Korte. To raise funds, the team sought out online donations, sold pedometers, luminarias, and T-shirts. This team alone signed up over 50 walkers.

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Relay for Life participants took part in the Survivors Lap at the 2013 Van Wert County event on Friday night. The teams exceeded the fundraising goal for the year. (Times Bulletin/Lindsay McCoy) When not walking, event-goers could visit mulWalkers could continually be seen making their way around the track as one member of each team tiple vendors to show their support of Relay for must be walking at all times for the endurance of Life. the event because cancer never sleeps. See RELAY, page 10

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IT WAS NEWS THEN
One Year Ago St. John’s Elementary School second-grade teacher Kathy Holdgreve knew she wanted to be a teacher since she attended Fort Jennings Elementary. On Tuesday, Holdgreve was rewarded for her dedication by the Catholic Diocese of Toledo with one of seven annual Golden Apple awards.

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Answers to Friday’s questions: U.S. President Chester A. Arthur, in 1882, raised money to redecorate the White House by auctioning off presidential artifacts — including a pair of Abraham Lincoln’s trousers. Other items auctioned off included 24 wagonloads of furniture and 30 barrels of china. Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 47 in G Major is known as the Palindrome Symphony because the third movement is the musical equivalent of a palindrome — it’s the same played forward and backward. Today’s questions: What baseball legend hit a record three consecutive home runs in a World Series game — on the first pitch thrown by three different pitchers? What practical household use was made of the very first gold nugget discovered in the U.S.? Answers in Monday’s Herald

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25 Years Ago – 1988 Ottoville Up To Date 4-H Club recently met in the high school cafeteria. Demonstrations were given by Michelle Calvelage on cereals. Cindy Meyer reported on accessories and clothing. Niki Giesken reported on stains and how to remove them, and Roger Meyer demonstrated 3-D drawing. Fort Jennings pounded Mendon Union 15-0 Tuesday at Fort Jennings. Dave Luersman was the winning pitcher. Leading hitters for Fort Jennings were Todd Hoehn, 3-for- Ronald E. “Ron” 3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs, Dave Luersman, 2-for-4 with 3, Bitters Steve Nichols, 2-for-4 with 1 and Brad Yerick, 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. Baton Twirlers who competed recently in a Twirling Feb. 15, 1965 Unlimited Association contest included Gina Martz, Tricia April 1, 2013 Elwer, Dana German, Jessica Moorman, Melissa Miller, Allison Alt, Leah Miller, Audra Miller and instructor Ronald E. “Ron” Bitters, Jessica Moorman. Melissa won second-place in the “Special Beginners” twirling competition, a third-place ribbon in 48, of Lima and formerly of “Beginning Miss Springtime Modeling” and a third-place Delphos, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. ribbon in “Novice Solo Twirling.” He was born on Feb. 15, 1965 in Lima to Richard 50 Years Ago – 1963 The Ottoville High School paper, the High Light E. and Patricia (Copeland) Review, received a superior rating recently at the annual Bitters. His mother survives Northwestern Ohio Journalism Association meeting held in Wapakoneta. His father preat Bowling Green. Francis Kern, journalism teacher at ceded him in death. Survivors include two Ottoville High and two editors of the paper, Judith Bockrath and Dorothy Turnwald, with three students from the junior daughters, Crystal A. Bitters of Wapakoneta and Kassandra grades, attended the session at Bowling Green. Gary Harris, a sophomore at Columbus Grove High, and Shulaw of Florida; one grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris, was named to receive daughter, Ravyn Bitters of the Lion’s music award, a two-week workshop at Ohio Wapakoneta; one sister, Diana University in Athens, June 16-29. Kathleen Wright, a fresh- L. Leffler of Lima; three man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wright, was named brothers, Richard E. (Teressa) Bitters of DeGraff, Russel E. alternate. Delphos St. John’s big right hander Dan Cramer pitched (Beverly) Bitters of Delphos a two-hitter against Findlay High Thursday afternoon at and Rex E. Bitters of Lima; Faurot Park, and the Blue Jays nicked Findlay’s Gianotta and several nieces and nephfor four hits and a 2-1 win decision to advance the local ews. He was also preceded in team to the semi-finals of the Class AA sectional baseball tournament. At the plate Tom Geddings went three for three, death by a sister-in-law, Julie pounding out two singles and a double. Gene Klaus got the Bitters. Mr. Bitters attended the only other Blue Jay hit. First Church of the Nazarene and was a former member of 75 Years Ago – 1938 Lewis Leonard was appointed as Chief of the Delphos St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. Fire Department. The appointment was made Tuesday by He graduated from Delphos Mayor D. L. Baringer and took effect immediately. Leonard Jefferson High School in succeeds Nicholas Hummer as head of the Delphos depart- 1983. He was a member of ment. Hummer died several weeks ago. The appointment the Boy Scouts, the Army and was made by Mayor Baringer from an eligibility list for fire the Army National Guard. He was an avid camper. chief as furnished by the Delphos Civil Service. Services will be held at Pictures of special interest to sportsmen were shown at a meeting of the Delphos Kiwanis Club at the Beckman Hotel 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Chiles Tuesday night by George H. Garrison, representative of the Laman Shawnee Chapel Remington Arms Company. Garrison was introduced by O. and Cremation Services at J. Birkmeier, chairman of the program committee, who was Shawnee Chapel on Shawnee Road in Lima, Pastor Michael in charge of the program for the evening. Mrs. W. S. Diller, South Main Street, received the mem- Hughes officiating. Interment bers of the Delphos Mothers Study Club into her home will be at Walnut Hill Tuesday evening. Mrs. William Kissell presented an article Cemetery in New Hampshire, on the subject “Sex Education in the Home.” On May 17 the Ohio. Family and friends may club will hold a dinner and social meeting. Reservations are call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on to be made to Mrs. L. K. Shaffer by May 14. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the family.

Walter D. Byrne will celebrate his 90th birthday on Tuesday. A family celebration is planned. Walter and his wife, Eileen, have one son, Timothy (Ann) Byrne of Delphos; and one daughter, Joyce (Greg) Early of Lima. They also have three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Walter is retired from RG Dunn.

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By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, May 4, the 124th day of 2013. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1776, Rhode Island declared its freedom from England, two months before the Declaration of Independence was adopted. On this date: In 1626, Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on present-day Manhattan Island. In 1862, after a monthlong siege, Union forces prepared to unleash a massive bombardment against Confederate troops at Yorktown, Va., only to discover the Confederates had slipped away during the night.

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Libraries are the heart of every community and this was very apparent with the great turnouts to our activities during National Library Week. Thank you to the following individuals and businesses that helped to make the week such a success: Marco’s Pizza and Mary Fetzer, Tyler Nygren, Chik-n-House and Derek Dempsey, Baked to Perfection and Alex Benavidez, Paula Schumm, the Delphos Herald, Amber Merriman and Vancrest Assisted Living Residents, St. John’s Principal Nate Stant and Melissa Myer’s third grade class from St. Johns, The Point and Bonnie Merschman, the Delphos Library board members and staff members and our loyal patrons. The month of May is busy with preparations for our children’s, teen and adult summer reading programs. Many activities are being planned for the summer; please watch the newspaper, Facebook, twitter and our website for details. Please remember the Delphos Library on May 7 with a “YES” vote for this vital 0.6 mill levy renewal. DVD titles added to the collection this month: Angus Buchan’s Ordinary People The Beverly Hillbillies Collection Fun Size The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Hyde Park on Hudson Les Miserables Life of Pi Lincoln Parental Guidance Playing for Keeps Public Pizza: Pizza to the People Red Dawn Ring the Bell Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Friends Forever To the Attic Music CD’s added to the collection this month: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Michael Bolton All That Echoes by Josh Groban Just Feels Good by Thompson Square Pioneer by the Band Perry Wheelhouse by Brad Paisley FICTION The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs Tess Delaney makes living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners. People like Annelise Winther, who refuses to sell her long-gone mother’s beloved necklace— despite Tess’s advice. To Annelise, the jewel’s value

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is in its memories. But Tess’s own history is filled with gaps: a father she never met, a mother who spent more time traveling than with her daughter. So Tess is shocked when she discovers the grandfather she never knew is in a coma. And that she has been named in his will to inherit half of Bella Vista, a hundred-acre apple orchard in the magical Sonoma town called Archangel. The rest is willed to Isabel Johansen. A half-sister she’s never heard of. Against the rich landscape of Bella Vista, Tess begins to discover a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family, Phillip, the man who hurt her early on in her career. Brooke, Samantha, and Katherine don’t know each other, but their stories are about to intertwine in ways no one could have imagined. 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of the warm earth beneath her bare feet. A world where family comes first and the roots of history run deep. A place where falling in love is not only possible, but inevitable and in a season filled with new experiences, Tess begins to see the truth in something Annelise once told her: if you don’t believe memories are worth more than money, then perhaps you’ve not made the right kind of memories. All you could ask for by Mike Greenberg All You Could Ask For, debut novel by Mike Greenberg, cohost of ESPN’s Mike and Mike in the Morning, is a tender and insightful story of friendship and love, heartbreak and renewal, played out in the lives of three unforgettable women. Brooke has been happily married to her college sweetheart for fifteen years. Even after the C-section, the dog poop, the stomach viruses and the coffee breath, Scott always winks at her in just the right moments. Newlywed Samantha learns of her husband’s cheating heart when she finds the goods on his computer. High-powered career woman Katherine works with heartbreaker

Sobel Steam Train, Dream Train In Memory of: John Linder Given by: the John Linder Family Fly Away by Hannah In Memory of: Polly Geise Given by: The Family FROM THE CHILDREN’S CORNER: Bailey at the Museum by Harry Bliss Author and illustrator, Harry Bliss is a well-known cartoonist and the creator of “Bailey,” an adorable, if ornery pup who goes to people school every day. Today is a much anticipated field trip to the Museum of Natural History. Not only are there lots of bones, i.e. dinosaurs, there are tepees, an aquarium and a very large drinking/garden fountain. No wonder the museum guard

becomes Bailey’s special partner as they find one adventure after another. David Macaulay: Jet Plane, How it Works David Macaulay: Castle, How it Works, both by David Macaulay These two titles are readers that have been pared down from Macaulay’s original works, but still manage to pack lots of fascinating information and illustration. Macaulay is best known for his groundbreaking ‘The Way Things Work,” originally published in 1989. Youngsters who like to read true information will enjoy these. White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan MacLachlan has a way of writing stories that touch the heart in a special way (Sarah Plain and Tall). Two families live across the steam from one another. Zoe’s family rescues dogs, their home a house full of pet noise and ‘white fur flying.’ The other houses a family and a boy named Phillip, who is always silent. Can Zoe and the healing power of dogs help Phillip find his voice again? MacLachlan has delivered another short and powerful story. Bomb, the Race to Build — and Steel — the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin Sheinkin’s nonfiction work has four medals across the front, including the Newbery Honor, attesting to its superb writing. This is the story of the atomic bomb, a story that begins in 1938, when a German chemist discovers for the first time that a uranium atom can be split in two. Written like a spy thriller, complete with sabotage, intrigue and historical information, this narrative will keep the reader’s attention, while learning of an important piece of times past. ANNIE AND HELEN by Deborah Hopkins The title, of course refers to Helen Keller and the woman and friend who unlocked her silent world and taught Keller to communicate, Annie Sullivan. The beautiful illustrations make this picture book an ideal way to share this historical and poignant story. Scattered throughout are parts of letters written by Sullivan to her family during the most difficult times of their relationship and mentoring. Keller went on to learn Braille and even to graduate college, all with Annie Sullivan’s help.

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“When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” — Henry J. Kaiser, American industrialist (1882-1967)

Me and mine will ‘bark’
As you can imagine, the upcoming “Bark for Life” is right up my alley. Little Ringo, his dad and I will be there with bells on. OK. Maybe not bells but we are excited to be part of such an event. Ringo is a walking machine. During his school years (Puppy Kindergarten, Advanced Obedience and Canine Good Citizen classes), we would walk him for two or three miles before each class to wear him out and calm him down. Unfortunately, it seemed to put more of a pep in his four-pawed step than the effect we were seeking. My husband wanted to bring our furry kid to Relay last year and I had to tell him no. He was looking forward to showing him off and, yes, wearing him out by walking more laps than anyone — ever. As you can tell, my husband is a little competitive. “Bark for Life” will give us the opportunity to walk for the cause together. I appreciate how much love, comfort and affection my fur-bearig companion gives me daily and I’m healthy. In the coming weeks, The Herald will share stories from several cancer survivors who count their canines as caregivers. They feel their animals were as much help in beating the disease as the medication and treatments that sometimes robbed them of “good” days and left them weak and exhausted. Here is a letter from a cancer survivor from London, England, I found on the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivor Network website. Brought a little tear to my eye. This may be silly, but I wanted to write a thank you note to our dog Daisy. Daisy is a 6 year-old beagle and has been with us since she was a pup. She howls a little too much but once those big brown eyes catch you, you don’t care.

NANCY SPENCER

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Dear Daisy: I want to thank you for all your help with the family for the last year. As you know, there is a darkness in the house and although we don’t understand it either, we know that it’s here and we need to huddle even closer together for warmth on the cold nights to come. You’re such a gentle, affectionate little sweetheart, you’ve lifted our spirits when we least expected it, acted as my nurse when no one else was around, listened to my fears and complaints without judgment and made me stop and think about things a few times when you gave me that disapproving look. So thank you for being such a great dog/ pet/companion/nurse/friend, and I want you to know that you have added greatly to the number of happy days I’ve enjoyed in the last year. Love always and forever, Lee See what I mean? I agree with Bob Ulm. It’s important we do what we can to fight cancer and there’s nothing wrong with having a little fun while we do it. The event is something different and I hope that is enticing enough to draw a good crowd and add a few more dollars to research so someday we can talk about how everyone survives cancer or perhaps — how cancer is a disease of the past.

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by Sara Berelsman

Shine a light on mental illness in May
I love to write. Besides newspaper writing, I also write for an organization called the We Care People, which focuses on mental health. May is Mental Health Month. While many of us try to shine a light on mental health issues throughout the year, in May we really try to illuminate many aspects of mental health which remain stigmatized and misunderstood by many people. I have been very open about my struggle with bipolar disorder and recovery from alcoholism — two components that provide me with a daily challenge when it comes to staying mentally healthy. And I know I’m not alone here. According to the website Psych Central, mental health concerns affect 1 in 10 Americans today, yet fewer than 25 percent of people with a diagnosable disorder seek treatment. The stigma is still there. It’s still there, and it shouldn’t be. Mental illnesses, and treatable ones at that, include, bipolar disorder, clinical depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder and so many more. For some reason, we exist in a society in which there is no shame to admit that we have cancer or diabetes, yet there is still shame associated with having a mental illness. I so badly wish this weren’t the case. I am not ashamed at the way I was created. My disorders and addictions do not define me. They are a part of me, but they do not define who I am. I have learned along the way that the more open and willing I am to discuss these “taboo” topics with others, the more open and willing others are to talk about their own issues; they more readily realize they are not alone and there is no shame. There is help. I was lost before I came forward about what I perceived to be my shortcomings. I felt lost, alone, scared, ashamed…now I feel liberated…empowered. Because I am not letting my illness control me. I am taking control of it. I feel that, in turn, I have found my life’s purpose, which is to not remain silent about things that matter. I hope that by my breaking my own silence, I will give others the courage to break theirs. I think we need a strong dialogue in our society about mental illness, and we just don’t have one. Yet. It is my hope that the more people who realize that there is nothing fundamentally wrong with them, and that it’s okay to ask for help, the more, and sooner, the stigma associated with mental illness will fade away…until nothing is left of it at all. Nothing but knowledge. And knowledge is power. You can do your part. Become part of the public dialogue on mental illness. Ask questions. Open up when you feel comfortable… and the more you open up, the more comfortable you, and those around you, will be. This country strongly, strongly needs a good, solid, ongoing conversation regarding mental health issues. Find a way to do your part today. Sara Berelsman lives in Fort Jennings with her husband and their two daughters. You can check out her blog at www.sarasoccupiedmind.blogspot.com.

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WASHINGTON — They lost me at the word “women.” As so often happens with The Delphos Herald welcomes letters to the editor. Letters contemporary debate, argushould be no more than 400 words. The newspaper reserves ments being proffered in supthe right to edit content for length, clarity and grammar. Let- port of allowing teenagers as ters concerning private matters will not be published. young as 15 (and possibly Failure to supply a full name, home address and daytime younger) to buy the “mornphone number will slow the verification process and delay ing-after pill” without adult publication. supervision are false on their Letters can be mailed to The Delphos Herald, 405 N. Main premise. St., Delphos, Ohio 45833, faxed to 419-692-7704 or e-mailed Here’s an experiment to to nspencer@delphosherald.com. Authors shouldwww.edwardjones.com clearly demonstrate. state they want the message published as a letter to the editor. Question 1: Do you think that women should have Anonymous letters will not be printed. access to Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, to be used at their own discrewww.edwardjones.com www.edwardjones.com tion? Yes! Question 2: Do you think Tax-free Income Is the that girls as young as 11 or With an Edward Jones Roth IRA, any earnings are Best Gift You Can Give 12 should be able to buy tax-free, and distributions can be taken free of Yourself at Retirement. the morning-after pill withpenalties or taxes.* You may even benefit from out any adult supervision? With an Edward Jones Roth IRA, any earnings are converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. Didn’t think so. tax-free, and distributions can be taken free of With an Edward Jones Roth IRA, any earnings are Question 3: If you penalties or taxes.* You may even from *Earnings distributions from benefit a Roth IRA may be subject to taxes and a tax-free, and distributions can be taken of old and the owner answered yes to Question 10% if the account is less thanfree five years is converting apenalty traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. under age 59½. penalties or taxes.* You may even benefit from 2, are you a parent? Didn’t *Earnings distributions from a Roth IRA may be subject to taxes and a 10% penalty if the account is less than five years old and the owner is converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. think so. under age 59½. Perhaps a few parents At Edward we spend getting *Earnings distributions from a RothJones, IRA may be subject to taxes and time a 10% penalty if the account is less than five years old getting and the owner is answered yes to Question 3, At Edward Jones, we spend time to know your goals so we can help you under age 59½. to know your goals so we can help you but I suspect not many. Yet, reach To about learnwhy more an reach them. Tothem. learn more an about why repeatedly in the past several At Edward Edward Jones, we spend time getting Jones Roth IRA can make sense Edward Jones Roth IRA can make sense days, we’ve heard the arguto for know your goals so we can today. help you you, call or visit today. ment that any interference for you, call or visit reach them. To learn more about why an with the over-the-counter Edward Jones Roth IRA can make sense sale of Plan B to any female for you, call or visit today. of any age is blocking a Andy North woman’s right to self-deterFinancial Advisor Andy North mination. Fifteen-year-olds, 1122 Elida Avenue Delphos, OH 45833 Financial Advisor where the limit is currently 419-695-0660 set, are girls, not women. Andy North 1122 Elida Avenue And female parts do not a Financial Advisor Delphos, OH 45833 woman make any more than 419-695-0660 1122 Elida Avenue a correspondingly developed Delphos, OH 45833 419-695-0660 male makes the proud possessor a man.

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reduces the chance of pregnancy. If a child waits too long to take the pill, however, a fertilized egg could reach the uterine wall and become implanted, after which the drug is useless. You see how the word “child” keeps getting in the way. There’s no point debating whether such young girls should be sexually active. Obviously, given the potential consequences, both physical and psychological, the answer is no. Just as obvious, our culture says quite the opposite: As long as there’s an exit, whether abortion or Plan B, what’s the incentive to await mere maturity? Advocates for lifting age limits on Plan B, including Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, insist that the pill is universally safe and, therefore, all age barriers should be dropped. From a strictly utilitarian viewpoint, this may be well-advised. But is science the only determining factor when it comes to the well-being of our children? Even President Obama, who once boasted that his policies would be based on science and not emotion, has parental qualms about children buying serious drugs to treat a condition that has deeply psychological underpinnings. What about the right of parents to protect their children? A 15-year-old can’t

get Tylenol at school without parental permission, but we have no hesitation about children taking a far more serious drug without oversight? These are fair questions that deserve more than passing scrutiny — or indictments of prudishness. A Slate headline about the controversy goes: “The Politics of Prude.” More to the point: The slippery slope away from parental autonomy is no paranoid delusion. Whatever parents may do to try to delay the ruin of childhood innocence, the culture says otherwise: Have sex, take a pill, don’t tell mom. Where, finally, do we draw the increasingly blurred line for childhood? Americans may disagree about what is sexually appropriate for their children. And everyone surely wishes to prevent children from having babies. But public policy should be aimed at involving rather than marginalizing parents. To say that this controversy is strictly political is no argument against debate. Politics is the debate about the role of government in our lives. And the debate about Plan B is fundamentally about whether government or parents have ultimate authority over their children’s wellbeing. Kathleen Parker’s email address is kathleenparker@ washpost.com.

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TODAY 9 a.m.-noon — Interfaith Thrift Store is open for shopping. St. Vincent dePaul Society, located at the east edge of the St. John’s High School parking lot, is open. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Delphos Postal Museum is open. 12:15 p.m. — Testing of warning sirens by Delphos Fire and Rescue. 1-3 p.m. — Delphos Canal Commission Museum, 241 N. Main St., is open. 7 p.m. — Bingo at St. John’s Little Theatre. SUNDAY 1-3 p.m. — The Delphos Canal Commission Museum, 241 N. Main St., is open. MONDAY 11:30 a.m. — Mealsite at Delphos Senior Citizen Center, 301 Suthoff Street. 6:30 p.m. — Shelter from the Storm support group meets in the Delphos Public Library basement. 7 p.m. — Delphos City Council meets at the Delphos Municipal Building, 608 N. Canal St. Delphos Parks and Recreation board meets at the recreation building at Stadium Park. Washington Township trustees meet at the township house. 7:30 p.m. — Spencerville village council meets at the mayor’s office. Delphos Eagles Auxiliary meets at the Eagles Lodge, 1600 Fifth St. 8 p.m. — The Veterans of Foreign Wars meet at the hall. Every week, it seems I have someone come into the museum and they ask me questions about various subjects that involved the post office and some of the questions send me back into the reference books for answers. This week was no exception. This past Thursday, we had a former postal worker from San Angelo, Texas, stop in for his second visit to the museum. He had been in several months ago while visiting his son in Ottawa. He was so impressed with his visit that this time he brought me some artifacts that I had never seen before. The US Postal Service operated several training centers throughout the country. One of the largest facilities was located just outside Oklahoma City and adjacent to the University of Oklahoma campus. It was so large that the postal service contracted with Marriott Corporation to build and maintain a hotel that was attached to the training facility. Some might think that the items that were donated have little if any monetary value, but the unique nature of them really peaked my interest. The items were large bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo that were labeled with a picture of the training facility along with the USPS logo and trademark. Besides the contents of the items (which really have little to do with the Post Office), it is the fact that the logo and trademarks, which are guarded like the gold in Fort Knox, were used in this manner. But now to the question…. He asked me about fractional currency and how it related to the Post Office Department in the mid 1800s. As many realize, postage was used as a form of currency. When I was a kid,

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items would be advertised on cereal boxes or in the newspaper and for some time postage stamps were accepted as payment for the items. Later when I became a teenager, I noticed the last line of many of these ads read, “No postage stamps, please.” But fractional currency was paper money used just prior to and after the Civil War. So what was fractional currency? Fractional currency came into existence by an act of Congress to meet the growing demand for currency that could be used in place of coins. Many people throughout the country began to hoard the gold, silver and even copper coins that were in circulation at the time. Because of the shortage of coins, the public began using postage as legal tender. Notes were issued by what later became the US Bureau of Printing and Engraving. They were issued in denominations of 3, 5, 10, 15, 25 and 50 cents. The US government produced these notes from August 21, 1862, until February 15, 1876. I can hear your question from the background: “What did these notes have to do with the Post Office?” Congress and President Lincoln approved the Postage Currency Act on July 17, 1862. Although the Post Office was not fond of using stamps as currency and even refused refunds for soiled stamps, the notes were redeemable at face value at the Post Office for postage. Many different types, designs and pictures were printed on these notes. At one point in time, the images of Sherman and Grant were considered, however, because of the laws of that period, neither was allowed. The law stated that no image could be See CURATOR, page 10

Miko has a sweet disposition to match his sweet face. He’s a gentle giant with a large head that’s perfect for petting. He walks well on a leash and knows how to sit on command. If you like a big, solid dog with a calm demeanor for his age, Miko is your guy.

Benny is a 7-year-old large grey tabby who is the perfect home accessory. He loves to sit in a window, watch a little birdy TV and then take a nap or ten… Benny is one handsome guy and he knows it. Did you know if you are over the age of 60 Benny’s adoption is free? He’s truly priceless anyway.

The Humane Society of Allen County has many pets waiting for adoption. Each comes with a spay or neuter, first shots and a heartworm test. Call 419-991-1775. The following pets are available for adoption through The Van Wert Animal Protective League: Cats M, 3 years, shots, neutered, yellow, black and white, name Buttercup and Rexy Kittens M, F, 7 weeks, calico, gray M, F, 6 months, angora, gray striped Dogs English Springer Spaniel, F, 1 year, name Babe Pyrenees Lab, M, 3 1/2 years, blonde, shots, name Carson Lab/Beagle/Dalmation, M, 3 years, fixed, shots white with black spots, name Casper Shepherd mix, F, 3 years, fixed, yellow, name Foxy For more information on these pets or if you are in need of finding a home for your pet contact The Animal Protective League from 9-5 weekdays at (419) 749-2976. If you are looking for a pet not listed call to be put on a waiting list in case something becomes available. Donations or correspondence can be sent to PO Box 321, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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May 5 Cheryl Burnett May 6 Sebastian Brown

For Older American’s Month this May, consider saving lives
BY KAITLYN THOMPSON Community Outreach Coordinator You’re never too old. Older Americans make up 33.2 million of the United States population today and live longer lives thanks to advancements in medical technology.1 As years extend and the retirement age of 65 stays the same, older Americans have more time than ever to make every day count. But for 18 people every day waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant, time is running out. May is Older Americans Month, an opportunity to dispel the age myth keeping those 65+ from registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. While 57.9 percent of people in Allen county make the decision to donate, these same Ohioans take themselves out of the Ohio Donor Registry as they get older. Only 42.4 percent of Allen county residents 65 and older are registered donors today. Some of the reasons that keep older people from registering include the following: “I can’t be an organ donor. I have diabetes, cancer, etc.” er than anyone considering registering in the Ohio Donor Registry. Medical professionals and clinical teams evaluate all organs and tissues to be sure only strong, healthy organs and tissues are used to save lives. “My organs are too old to be used. Only young people can be organ, eye and tissue donors.” More than 117,500 Americans are on the national waiting list right now waiting for their last chance at survival: a transplant. Without heroes who register as organ, eye and tissue donors, these people will die. For a candidate waiting whose organ has failed, organs recovered from older Americans can be transplanted to extend that patient’s life. There are no age limits for donation. The oldest organ donor in the U.S. was 92 at the time of death. You’re never too old to donate. Say Yes. Unleash your power at any age. Register as an organ, eye and tissue donor today at your local Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) location or by visiting www.DonateLifeOhio.org.
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Thompson No medical condition should prevent you from registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor. At the time of death, trained organ recovery professionals will review your medical history to determine if donation is possible. Recent advances in transplantation have allowed for more people to be eligible donors. For example, people with diabetes can donate; people who have had cancer, but have been cancer-free for five years, can be donors; and people with poor eyesight can donate their corneas. “You don’t want my organs. They’re too unhealthy, too damaged, etc.” People waiting for a transplant are typically much sick-

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Panthers run-rule error-prone Lady Wildcats
By JIM METCALFE jmetcalfe@delphosherald.com DELPHOS — Defense in the game of baseball or fast-pitch softball is all about catching, throwing and fielding. Jefferson’s softball squad struggled with that part of the game Friday night, committing nine miscues in the field in falling 12-1 to Paulding in six innings in Northwest Conference action at Lady Wildcat Field. It was that defensive struggle that was on the mind of first-year Jefferson head man Josiah Stober. “We beat ourselves tonight with our defense. We made a lot of mental mistakes in those physical errors as well,” Stober began. “We talk to our girls a lot about thinking ahead and knowing where to go with the ball, as well as focusing on finishing the plays. We have to get better there, no doubt.” Paulding head man Matt Carr was just happy his team put the ball in play. “No doubt, we got help from their defense but we made them make those plays. We are hitting the ball hard,” Carr acknowledged. “That has been a big stress this week for us; make contact.” Those errors meant that only one of the Lady Panthers’ 12 runs that Jefferson starter Taylor Branham (0-9) gave up in her six innings was earned. The Panthers (5-7, 3-3 NWC) got their only earned run in the top of the first on a walk, a single (Kelsey Beck) and a wild pitch, plating Alexis Rue. Jefferson (0-11, 0-6 NWC) tied it up in the home half against freshman Kristen Schilt

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In the 5th inning, Jefferson junior Kamie Pulford gets dirty on a sinking liner for the first out against Paulding on Friday afternoon. The visiting Lady Panthers grabbed a 12-1 rout in six innings. (Delphos Herald/Tom Morris) (2-1) on a leadoff triple to left by Fallon Van Dyke and a wild pitch. However, junior first sacker Jasmine McDougall had to leave the lineup due to injury. The Panthers opened up a 6-run lead in the top of the second, piecing together three miscues along the way. They also had a walk, a hit batter and three hits, including back-toback 2-run singles by Breana Schmidt and Jerika Bland, to gain that 7-1 spread when the smoke had cleared. The Wildcats tried to answer in the second on 1-out back-to-back singles (Samantha Branham and Alexis Cook) and a sacrifice bunt (Kayla Kill) but could not score. Paulding left two stranded in the third and the bases loaded in the fourth, though they did score a run in the latter on a leadoff triple by Beck (3-for-4, 3 runs) and an error. Delphos again put two on in the home half of the fourth on 2-out infield hits (S. Branham

and Cook) but again, could not score. The visitors made it 10-1 in the fifth as they used two more misplays by the Wildcats and one single, a run-scoring liner to left by Beck. Paulding tacked on their final two tallies in the top of the sixth, once more gaining help via a pair of errors, plus adding a free pass and a hit. Trying to get two runs to extend the game, Jessica Pimpas led off the Jefferson sixth with a bloop to right but was eliminated on a Sarah Thitoff grounder. She advanced on a Kamie Pulford groundout and stole third but got no farther. Stober was pleased with the offensive attack. “Our bats have come alive the last three or four games. We’ve worked hard on our form and we’re swinging them well,” Stober added. “We’re putting the ball in play and not striking out nearly as much as we were earlier this season. We even had some hard-hit balls go right to them, so we had some bad luck. Taylor also pitched better than the result.” Carr was extremely happy with his pitching. “That was only Kristen’s third varsity start and she did fine,” he added. “When she throws strikes, she is very effective. That allows her to mix her changeup in with her other pitches and our defense is on its toes, like tonight.” Both teams return to NWC action 5 p.m. Monday: Jefferson at Crestview and Paulding at Allen East. See WILDCATS, page 7

Wide-open race expected in Bowlers receive year-end awards 139th Kentucky Derby
AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A trainer flooding the field with five horses. A black jockey trying to make history, and a woman rider, too. Louisville coach Rick Pitino seeking a double — champions in racing and basketball. He’s sure in the right place. The 19-horse field for today’s Kentucky Derby is balanced, with no definitive favorite. Orb is the pre-race choice, just barely. Nearly overshadowed is his trainer, Shug McGaughey, who really, really wants this race. Doug O’Neill trying to win back-toback. And then there’s the threat of rain, which has done in some of the best-laid plans on race day. It sure looks like a topsy-turvy Derby. “I don’t think we’ve got Secretariat in this bunch, even Seattle Slew,” four-time Derbywinning trainer D. Wayne Lukas said, “so I think it’s going to boil down to the trip and the pace and a lot of other things.” Todd Pletcher will saddle a record-tying five horses — undefeated and early second choice Verrazano, Revolutionary, Overanalyze, Palace Malice and Charming Kitten. “We laid out a plan to get here with them, and it’s all come down pretty much like we hoped,” said Pletcher, who has one Derby win with 31 previous starters. Verrazano is 4-0 in his young career, not having run as a 2-year-old. He’ll be trying to disprove an old Derby jinx: no horse since Apollo in 1882 has won without racing as a juvenile. Relative unknown Kevin Krigger will be aboard Goldencents, trying to become the first black jockey to win since Jimmy Winkfield in 1902. “I’m going to ride us the race that should get us to the Kentucky Derby winner’s circle,” Krigger said. The colt is partly owned by Pitino, whose Cardinals won the NCAA championship last month. The coach recently got elected to basketball’s Hall of Fame, so a Derby win would The Delphos Recreation Center held its annual bowling banquet on Friday night. (bottom) Jason Mahlie was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He has been an active bowler for 15 years, the Association President, coach of the Junior Bowlers and coach of high school bowling. Pictured from the left, Chris, Jason, Marianne and David Mahlie. (top right) Lenny Hubert took home the Bowler of the Year Award. He had the most games over average and points for tournaments. (middle right) Lisa VanMeter took home the Bowler of the Year Award. She had the most games over average and points for tournaments. (Delphos Herald/Stephanie Groves)

complete the ultimate trifecta. Rosie Napravnik wants to grab history for herself, too. No female jockey has ever won the Derby, although she came closest, with a ninth-place finish in 2011. Napravnik will ride 15-1 long shot Mylute. “He feels great, he’s acting great and I’m very confident heading into the Derby,” she said. Orb was the narrow 7-2 early favorite for the 139th Derby. He comes in on a four-race winning streak for McGaughey, the 62-yearold trainer whose Hall of Fame resume lacks a Derby victory. He’s making his second appearance since 1989, when he finished second with Easy Goer. “I hope the track is fast and safe for everybody and nobody has any excuses, and let the best horse win,” McGaughey said. Goldencents will be trying to deliver for more than Krigger and Pitino. He’s trained by O’Neill, who put unknown Mario Gutierrez aboard I’ll Have Another last year and won. The trainer is following the same script this time, giving Krigger a big break while trying to become the first trainer to win back-to-back Derbies since Bob Baffert in 1997-98. See DERBY, page 7

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Lady Jays runners-up at Shawnee SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The St. John’s girls were runners-up at the Shawnee Track and Field Invitational Friday night. Elida finished fourth in the 9-team event. On the boys side, the Bulldogs finished second and the Jays fifth. St. John’s is in the Wayne Trace tri 5 p.m. Tuesday; Elida is hosting a meet 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Points 10-8-6-4-2-1 Girls Team Rankings: Shawnee 111.50, St. John’s 72, Lima Senior 71, Elida 56.50, Lima C.C. 54, Bath 35, Allen East 28, Bluffton 20, Perry 16. Boys Team Rankings: Lima C.C. 95, Elida 89, Lima Senior 83, Shawnee 76, St. John’s 44, Allen East 26, Bath 26, Bluffton 15, Perry 11. Girls 100 Meter Hurdles: 1. Marlowe (SH) 16.05; 2. Khiarea Deshazer (E) 17.59; 3. Reineke (BL) 17.94; 4. Hardy (SH) 18.04; 5. Samantha Bonifas (SJ) 18.12; 6. Bok (BA) 18.19. Boys 110 Meter Hurdles: 1. Jackson (LS) 15.67; 2. Frieson (SH) 16.35; 3. Kevin Russell (E) 16.37; 4. Graham (LS) 16.40; 5. Jones (BA) 17.80; 6. Schlumpberger (LC) 18.17. Girls 100 Meter Dash: 1. Ayers (BA) 12.60; 2. Roberts (SH) 12.88; 3. Maddie Burgei (SJ) 13.23; 4. Griffin (LS) 13.30; 5. Rinehart (SH) 13.39; 6. Rufus (LS) 13.56. Boys 100 Meter Dash: 1. Rogers (LC) 10.86; 2. West (LC) 10.95; 3. Mays (LS) 11.18; 4. Turner (P) 11.26; 5. Nick Pauff (E) 11.55; 6. Desmend White (E) 11.88. Girls 1,600 Meter Run: 1. Mohler (LC) 5:34.62; 2. Cohorn (SH) 5:35.92; 3. Sarah Suever (E) 5:42.26; 4. Megan Joseph (SJ) 5:49.48; 5. Kuhlman (SH) 5:55.64; 6. Aly Turrentine (E) 5:58.72. Boys 1,600 Meter Run: 1. Rigg (LC) 4:43.75; 2. Sevitz (SH) 4:43.79; 3. Gaerid Littler (E) 4:53.79; 4. Conley (BL) 4:56.41; 5. Kuhlman (SH) 4:58.08; 6. Currens (LC) 5:09.08. Girls 4x100 Meter Relay: 1. Lima Senior 52.97; 2. St. John’s (Maddie Burgei, Samantha Bonifas, Halie Benavidez, Emilie Fischbach) 53.09; 3. Lima C.C. 53.44; 4. Shawnee 53.75; 5. Allen East 54.15; 6. Elida (Tori Bown, Megan Tracy, Erin Kesler, Aubrey Williams) 54.30. Boys 4x100 Meter Relay: 1. Lima C.C. 43.15; 2. Lima Senior 44.70; 3. Elida (Nick Pauff, Clark Etzler, Khory Kesler, Brandon Stinson) 44.93; 4. St. John’s (Evan Mohler, Will Buettner, Ben Youngpeter, Nick Martz) 45.48; 5. Allen East 45.67; 6. Perry 46.59. Girls 4x800 Meter Relay: 1. Shawnee 10:30.25; 2. Bluffton 10:39.33; 3. Lima C.C. 10:43.05; 4. St. John’s (Megan Joseph, Brooke Zuber, Anna Mueller, Rebekah Fischer) 11:17.55; 5. Bath 11:37.65. Boys 4x800 Meter Relay: 1. Shawnee 8:33.75; 2. Lima C.C. 8:37.23; 3. St. John’s (Tyler Conley, Jared Knebel, Curtis Pohlman, Jake Hays) 8:42.61; 4. Perry 9:00.72; 5. Lima Senior 9:38.04; 6. Elida (Gaerid Littler, Chase Watson, Eric Anthony, Glenn McVey) 9:41.95. Girls 4x200 Meter Relay: 1. Shawnee 1:50.59; 2. St. John’s (Maddie Burgei, Samantha Bonifas, Halie Benavidez, Erin Williams) 1:53.56; 3. Lima Senior 1:54.06; 4. Allen East 1:54.75; 5. Bath 1:56.17; 6. Perry 1:59.47. Boys 4x200 Meter Relay: 1. Lima C.C. 1:30.31; 2. Lima Senior 1:31.44; 3. Allen East 1:34.14; 4. Shawnee 1:34.84; 5. St. John’s (Will Buettner, Nick Martz, Ben Youngpeter, Mark Boggs) 1:35.16; 6. Elida (Drew Freels, Clark Etzler, Desmend White, Khory Kesler) 1:35.18. Girls Distance Medley: 1. Shawnee 13:57.39; 2. Lima C.C. 14:25.93; 3. Bluffton 14:42.48; 4. Elida (Jalisha Henry, Hailey Hurst, Sarah Suever, Aly Turrentine) 14:46.87; 5. Bath 14:47.79; 6. St. John’s (Erin Williams, Brooke Zuber, Anna Mueller, Megan Joseph) 14:55.75. Boys Distance Medley: 1. Lima C.C. 11:37.60; 2. Shawnee 11:51.10; 3. Elida (Austin Lopez, Deshea Hughes, Chase Watson, Gaerid Littler) 12:38.40; 4. St. John’s (Tyler Conley, Curtis Pohlman, Cole Fischbach, Aaron Hellman) 13:01.70; 5. Bluffton 13:11.90; 6. Allen East 13:18.40. Girls 800 Sprint Medley: 1. Shawnee 1:53.71; 2. Allen East 2:01.81; 3. Lima Senior 2:02.36; 4. Lima C.C. 2:02.39; 5. St. John’s (Ashlyn Troyer, Halie Benavidez, Samantha Bonifas, Rebekah Fischer) 2:04.06; 6. Perry 2:04.14. Boys 800 Sprint Medley: 1. Lima Senior 1:35.64; 2. Allen East 1:37.13; 3. Lima C.C. 1:38.54; 4. Shawnee 1:39.95; 5. Perry 1:41.80; 6. Elida (Desmend White, Deshea Hughes, Khory Kesler, Brandon Stinson) 1:42.10. Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Iron Woman: 1. Shawnee 57.45; 2. Bath 58.14; 3. St. John’s (Emilie Fischbach, Sydney Fischbach, Madison Kreeger, Madelyn Buettner) 58.22; 4. Lima Senior 1:01.26; 5. Elida (Keely Kipp, Rachel Foust, Courtney Honcell, Bailee Kuhn) 1:01.84; 6. Perry 1:05.34. Boys 4x100 Meter Relay Iron Man: 1. Elida (Bradon Conn, Khory Kesler, Desmend White, Quentin Poling) 47.47; 2. Shawnee 50.76; 3. Lima Senior 50.98; 4. Lima C.C. 51.26; 5. St. John’s (Derek Anthony, Trent Closson, Connor Britt, Nate Schroeder) 52.11; 6. Bath 52.26. Girls 4x400 Meter Relay: 1. Shawnee 4:11.45; 2. Allen East 4:14.73; 3. Lima Senior 4:43.80; 4. St. John’s (Brooke Zuber, Erin Williams, Rebekah Fischer, Ashlyn Troyer) 4:48.72; 5. Bath 4:55.36; 6. Elida (Sarah Suever, Savana Sligh, Tori Bown, Jalisha Henry) 4:56.79. Boys 4x400 Meter Relay: 1. Elida (Clark Etzler, Nick Pauff, Brandon Stinson, Quentin Poling) 3:29.61; 2. Allen East 3:31.96; 3. St. John’s (Jared Knebel, Will Buettner, Mark Boggs, Jake Hays) 3:32.83; 4. Lima Senior 3:41.55; 5. Shawnee 3:42.34; 6. Lima C.C. 3:43.10. Girls High Jump: 1. Alyssa Faurot (SJ) 5-2; 2. Davis (P) 5-0; 3. Aubrey Williams (E) 4-10; 4. Kidd (LC) 4-8; 5. (tie) Lauren Huffer (E) and Adams (SH) 4-6. Boys High Jump: 1. Daniel (LS) 6-0; 2. Bell (SH) 6-0; 3. Kahle (BL) 5-10; 4. Graham (LS) 5-10; 5. Stechschulte (LC) 5-6; 6. Wilson (BL) 5-6. Girls Pole Vault: 1. Tori Bown (E) 9-0; 2. Pajka (LC) 8-6; 3. Lutes (A) 8-0; 4. Alicia Buettner (SJ) 7-6; 5. Adams (SH) 7-0; 6. Sydney Fischbach (SJ) 6-6. Boys Pole Vault: 1. Nick Pauff (E) 13-0; 2. Rolland (SH) 12-0; 3. Thomas (SH) 11-6; 4. Isaac Altenburger (SJ) 10-6; 5. Eric Gerberick (SJ) 10-0; 6. (tie) Kaiser (A) and Emerick (A) 9-0. Girls Long Jump: 1. MacDonald (SH) 14-6.50; 2. Braun (LC) 14-1.50; 3. Holland (LS) 14-0; 4. Blasiman (BA) 13-11; 5. Ashlyn Troyer (SJ) 13-10; 6. Madison Kreeger (SJ) 13-8.50. Boys Long Jump: 1. Rogers (LC) 21-4.50; 2. Brandon Stinson (E) 19-11.50; 3. Ben Youngpeter (SJ) 19-8.50; 4. Jackson (LS) 19-0.50; 5. Watson (LS) 17-6.50; 6. Adkins (BA) 17-6. Girls Discus: 1. Rachel Foust (E) 98-4.50; 2. Williams (LS) 97-7; 3. Madison Kreeger (SJ) 94-2.25; 4. Cox (P) 91-7; 5. Crockett (LS) 88-11; 6. Stephanie Honingford (SJ) 80-6. Boys Discus: 1. Quentin Poling (E) 144-2; 2. Jones (BA) 139-10.25; 3. Nate Schroeder (SJ) 131-1.50; 4. Bennett (LC) 123-11; 5. Kahle (BL) 115-7; 6. Stidham (LS) 107-4. Girls Shot Put: 1. Williams (LS) 35-10.50; 2. Upthegrove (LS) 34-8; 3. Rachel Foust (E) 33-2.50; 4. Brandon (BA) 28-5; 5. Paige Lucas (SJ) 28-0; 6. Cox (P) 26-3. Boys Shot Put: 1. Quentin Poling (E) 50-7; 2. Jones (BA) 44-4; 3. Garland (BA) 43-6; 4. Colley (LS) 40-11.50; 5. Mark Boggs (SJ) 40-8; 6. Bradon Conn (E) 39-8.

——— Bearcats pull out last-inning win over Big Green By BOB WEBER The Delphos Herald sports@delphosherald.com SPENCERVILLE - On a beautiful Friday night, the Ottoville Big Green traveled south on Route 66 to take on the Spencerville Bearcats in a non-league baseball matchup. In a see-saw battle, the Bearcats scored last and pulled out a 7-6 win. The Bearcats got on the scoreboard first in the second inning on an error, a bunt (Bubba Shimp) and See ROUND UP, page 7

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Risner outduels Rice, Pirates edge Wildcats 2-1
Staff Reports BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s Nathan Risner outdueled Jefferson’s Tyler Rice Friday night, leading the host Pirates to a riveting 2-1 Northwest Conference baseball triumph over the Wildcats in Bluffton. Risner threw an efficient 77 pitches (44 strikes) in his complete game, ceding only one hit, one unearned run, two free passes and fanning two in fanning 26 batters. Rice tossed 90 pitches (60 for strikes) in his gem, giving up six hits and two unearned runs in also facing 26 batters. After neither team scored for 5 1/2 frames, the Pirates got their two tallies in the home half of the sixth. With one out, James Harrod singled and advanced as Drake Lugibihl’s fly ball was dropped. Brett Rumer’s single loaded the bases. Michael Sheehan got on board via an error, allowing Harrod and Lugibuhl to score and putting runners at second and third. Rice bore down and got the next two batters to bounce out to keep the Wildcats (13-8, 2-5 NWC) within striking distance. Tyler Wrasman bunted his way aboard to lead off the Delphos seventh but was eliminated on a Drew Kortokrax grounder. The latter advanced on a Jordan Herron groundout and a misplayed grounder hit by Zavier Buzard. Buzard

Weekly Athletic Schedule
For Week of May 6-11 MONDAY Baseball Jefferson at Crestview (NWC), 5 p.m. Ottoville at Miller City (PCL), 5 p.m. Ayersville at Fort Jennings, 5 p.m. Spencerville at Ada (NWC), 5 p.m. Lincolnview at Bluffton (NWC), 5 p.m. Fairview at Elida, 5 p.m. Kalida at Antwerp, 5 p.m. LCC at Columbus Grove (NWC), 5 p.m. Softball Jefferson at Crestview (NWC), 5 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf at Ottoville, 5 p.m. Spencerville at Ada (NWC), 5 p.m. Lincolnview at Bluffton (NWC), 5 p.m. Elida at Wayne Trace, 5 p.m. LCC at Columbus Grove (NWC), 5 p.m. Tennis Van Wert at LCC, 4:30 p.m. TUESDAY Baseball Parkway at St. John’s (MAC), 5 p.m. Jefferson at Wayne Trace, 5 p.m. Botkins at Spencerville, 5 p.m. Continental at Lincolnview, 5 p.m. Bath at Elida (WBL), 5 p.m. Kalida at Allen East, 5 p.m. Van Wert at Wapakoneta (WBL), 5 p.m. Crestview at Ayersville, 5 p.m. Softball Ottoville at Antwerp, 5 p.m. Lincolnview at Waynesfield-Goshen, 5 p.m. Elida at Bath (WBL), 5 p.m. Wapakoneta at Van Wert (WBL), 5 p.m. Crestview at Coldwater, 5 p.m. Track and Field Paulding at Jefferson, 4:30 p.m. Ottoville and LCC at Van Wert, 4:30 p.m. Lincolnview and LTC at Spencerville, 4:30 p.m. Columbus Grove Quad, 4:30 p.m. St. John’s and Crestview at Wayne Trace, 5 p.m. WEDNESDAY Baseball St. John’s at Lima Central Catholic, 5 p.m. (ppd from April 10) Fort Jennings at Ada, 5 p.m. Bath at Crestview, 5 p.m. Softball Kalida at Columbus Grove (PCL), 5 p.m. Track and Field Meet at Elida, 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY Baseball Ada at Jefferson (NWC), 5 p.m. Wayne Trace at St. John’s, 5 p.m. Ottoville at Kalida (PCL), 5 p.m. Allen East at Spencerville (NWC), 5 p.m. Columbus Grove at Lincolnview (NWC), 5 p.m. Van Wert at St. Henry, 5 p.m. Crestview at LCC (NWC), 5 p.m. Softball Ada at Jefferson (NWC), 5 p.m. Pandora-Gilboa at Ottoville (PCL), 5 p.m. Allen East at Spencerville (NWC), 5 p.m. Columbus Grove at Lincolnview (NWC), 5 p.m. Kalida at Hardin Northern, 5 p.m. Crestview at LCC (NWC), 5 p.m. Track and Field LCC at Lincolnview, 4:30 p.m. Kenton and O-G at Van Wert, 5 p.m. Spencerville at Crestview, 5 p.m. Tennis WBL Meet (Celina host) at UNOH, 9 a.m. FRIDAY Baseball St. John’s at Fort Recovery (MAC), 5 p.m. Lincolnview at Ottoville, 5 p.m. Continental at Fort Jennings (PCL), 5 p.m. Elida vs. Lima Senior at UNOH, 5 p.m. Kalida at Miller City (PCL), 5 p.m. Softball New Bremen at Spencerville, 5 p.m. Perry at Elida, 5 p.m. Miller City at Kalida (PCL), 5 p.m. Van Wert at LCC, 5 p.m. Crestview at Ayersville, 5 p.m. Track and Field Jefferson at Antwerp Invitational, 4:30 p.m. PCL Meet at Ottoville, 4:30 p.m. SATURDAY (BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN) Baseball Softball Track and Field Spencerville at Ada Invitational, 9 a.m. Van Wert at Oak Harbor Invitational, 9 a.m. Tennis WBL Meet (Celina host) at UNOH, 9 a.m.

stole second and a wild pitch scored Kortokrax. However, Seth Wollenhaupt was retired to end the contest. Jefferson visits Crestview 5 p.m. Monday. JEFFERSON (1) ab-r-h-rbi Ross Thompson ss 3-0-0-0, Zach Ricker 2b/1b 2-0-1-0, Austin Jettinghoff c 3-0-1-0, Zach Kimmett 1b 1-0-00, Tyler Wrasman 2b 1-0-1-0, Drew Kortokrax dh 3-1-0-0, Jordan Herron 3b 3-0-0-0, Zavier Buzard cf 3-0-0-0, Seth Wollenhaupt lf 3-0-0-0, Tyler Rice p 2-0-0-0. Totals 24-1-3-0. BLUFFTON (2) ab-r-h-rbi Trent Phillips ss 3-0-1-0, Austin Bricker 2b 3-0-0-0, Chris McClain 1b

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2-0-0-0, James Harrod 1-1-1-0, Drake Lugibuhl cf 3-1-1-0, Tyler Belcher c 2-0-1-0, Brett Rumer c 1-0-1-0, Michael Sheehan rf 3-0-0-0, Nathan Risner p 3-0-1-0, Jordan Skilliter 3b 3-0-0-0, Josh Bracy dh 2-0-0-0. Totals 26-2-6-0. Score by Innings: Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 Bluffton 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 - 2 E: Thompson 2, Wollenhaupt, Skilliter; LOB: Jefferson 4, Bluffton ; SB: Ricker, Buzard, Lugibuhl; POB: Ricker (by Belcher). IP H R ER BB SO JEFFERSON Rice (L, 4-2) 6.0 6 2 0 0 0 BLUFFTON Risner (W) 7.0 3 1 0 2 2 WP: Rice, Risner.

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(Continued from page 6) a 2-out single by James Schaad to score Aaron Crider. The third inning saw the Big Green get things started with a 1-out walk to senior Jacob Turnwald. Sophomore Brandon Boecker took a 2-2 pitch over the fence in left to put the Big Green ahead 2-1. The Big Green increased its lead to 3-1 in the top of the fourth inning on two walks and a run-scoring single by Derek Schimmoeller to bring home Alex Horstman. In the bottom half, the Bearcats took the lead. An error and a single put Joel Shimp and Sean Monfort on, with Bubba Shimp lacing a 2-run double to center. He scored on a single by Mitchell Youngpeter, giving the Bearcats a 4-3 lead. The Big Green tied it at 4-4 in the sixth. Two 1-out hits and a 2-out single by Schimmoeller plated freshman Jared Fanning. The Bearcats went up 6-4 in the home half with two down. A single (Bubba Shimp) and walk (Wyatt Krouskop) set up Youngpeter 2-run rocket to centerfield for a double. In Ottoville’s seventh, a hit batter (Boecker; Wes Markward pinch-running) and wild pitch preceded a runscoring hit by Zach Weber for a 6-5 deficit. An out later came a play that gives a lot of coaches gray hair. The Bearcats seemingly had won the game with a strikeout of Joel Beining but the ball bounced away from the Bearcat catcher; a hesitant throw and an error put runners on second and third. Craig Odenweller walked to load the bases and Weber tied the game on a walk to Schimmoeller. The Bearcats had the final answer in the bottom half. Freshman Hunter French led off with a single and reached second on a groundout. Joel Shimp laced a single to center that looked like the game-ender but the Big Green executed a perfect play to cut down French at the plate with sophomore Joe Van Oss blocking the plate and applying the tag. The Big Green intentionally walked Monford to set up a force

play but pinch-hitter Jon Long ended the game with a single to right that just sneaked past the outstretched glove of Odenweller at second. Schaad picked up the win in relief of Bearcat starter Joel Shimp (5 1/3 IP) and Tanner Koverman (1 1/3 IPs). Weber suffered the lost for the Big Green in relief after junior Alex Horstman pitched the first four innings. The Big Green are back in action Tuesday night as they travel to Miller City for a big PCL game (5 p.m.). The Bearcats travel to Ada for an NWC showdown 5 p.m. Monday. Ottoville (6) Derek Schimmoeller 4-0-2-3, Jacob Turnwald 3-1-0-0, Luke Schimmoeller 4-0-1-0, Brandon Boecker 3-1-1-2, Wes Markward 0-1-0-0, Cory Fischer 4-0-00, Alex Horstman 1-1-0-0, Zach Weber 2-1-1-1, Jared Fanning 4-1-1-0, Joel Beining 4-0-1-0, Craig Odenweller 2-00-0 Totals 31-6-7-6 Spencerville (7) David Wisher 4-0-0-0, Joel Shimp 4-2-1-0, Sean Monfort 3-1-1-0, Aaron Crider 3-1-0-0, Jon Long 1-0-1-1, Bubba Shimp 2-2-2-2, Wyatt Krouskop 2-1-0-0, James Schaad 1-0-1-1, Mitchell Youngpeter 2-0-2-3, Tanner Koverman 3-0-0-0, Danny Settlemire 2-0-0-0, Hunter French 1-0-1-0 Totals 28-7-9-7 Score by Innings: Ottoville 0-0-2-1-0-1-2 - 6 Spencerville 0-1-0-3-0-2-1 - 7 WP - Schaad; LP - Weber. 2B: Spencerville - B. Shimp, Youngpeter. HR: Ottoville - Boecker. ———Kalida doubles up Jennings By DAVE BONINSEGNA The Delphos Herald zsportslive@yahoo.com FORT JENNINGS — It’s not often that one sees a balk called in high school baseball. Friday afternoon at Village Park in Fort Jennings, the fans saw five as the Kalida Wildcats beat the Musketeers 8-4 in Putnam County League action. Austin Swift started on the mound for the Wildcats, going 4 1/3 innings,

giving up four runs and committing two balks in collecting his second win of the season. Ryan Rau started for the hosts; he went five innings, giving up seven earned runs and committed three balks. Randy Zeller was 2-for-4 at the plate for Kalida. Neil Recker reached three times in four at-bats with a hit and two runs. Kurt Warnecke had a double and single with a run scored for the hosts; Mark Metzger went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run scored. The ’Cats’ bats came alive early in the game, scoring three times in the top of the first: a walk (Brent Hovest), single (Swift), 2-run double (Rob Kleman) and two balks. Fort Jennings answered with a run in the second after a leadoff double by Warnecke. He scored on a Rau sac fly. The Wildcats added two in the third on a single (Recker) and walk (Kyle Kehres). Both scored, one on a Kleman sac fly, the other on a Trent Gerding single. Jennings wasted no time in getting back into the game, scoring two in the bottom of the inning. Dylan Van Loo led off with a double, Metzger walked and Warnecke launched a 2-out, 2-run double. Kalida added one more in the fourth and another in fifth. Gerding led off the fifth with a single and came into score three batters later on a Hovest hit, giving the Wildcats a 7-3 advantage. Alex Vetter led off the home half of the fifth with a single and scored on a Caleb Bankey 2-out base hit. The ’Cats added an insurance run in the top of the seventh. Vorst led off with a double and scored on an error on Recker’s fly ball that got caught up in the swirling wind. Kalida (3-10) hosts WaynesfieldGoshen for an 11 a.m. doubleheader today; Jennings (3-11) hosts Ayersville 5 p.m. Monday. Score by Innings: Kalida 212 110 1 — 8 10 3 Ft. Jennings 102 010 0 — 4 5 3

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(Continued from page 6) PAULDING (12) ab-r-h-rbi Morgan Riley 3b 3-1-00, Alexis Rue cf 2-2-0-0, Suzanne Reinhart ph/cf 1-00-0, Kelsey Beck c 4-3-31, Breana Schmidt 1b 4-11-2, Jerika Bland ss 4-0-12, Emily Farr dp 3-0-1-0, Kandee Manson rf 0-0-0-0, Alyssa Shelmadine rf 0-0-00, Kristen Schilt p 3-2-2-0, Brooke Combs 2b 3-1-0-0, Melissa Durham 2b 1-0-0-0,

Abby Pease lf 3-1-0-0, Kastin Kelly ph 1-1-0-0. Totals 32-12-8-5. JEFFERSON (1) ab-r-h-rbi Fallon Van Dyke cf 3-11-0, Hannah Sensibaugh 3b 3-0-0-0, Taylor Branham p 3-0-1-0, Jasmine McDougall 1b 1-0-0-0, Jessica Pimpas 1b 2-0-1-0, Sarah Thitoff dp 3-0-0-0, Kimber Kill lf 0-00-0, Brandy White lf 0-0-00, Kamie Pulford ss 3-0-0-0,

Samantha Branham c 2-0-20, Alexis Cook 2b 2-0-2-0, Kayla Kill rf 1-0-0-0, Bailey Gorman rf 0-0-0-0. Totals 23-1-7-0. Score by Innings: Paulding 1 6 0 1 2 2 - 12 Jefferson 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 E: Pimpas 3, S. Branham 2, T. Branham, Pulford, Kay. Kill, White; LOB: Paulding 9, Jefferson 6; 2B: Beck; 3B: Beck, Van Dyke; SB: Schilt, Pease, Kelly, Thitoff; CS:

Riley (by T. Branham); Sac: Ka. Kill. IP H R ER BB SO PAULDING Schilt (W, 2-1) 6.0 7 1 1 05 JEFFERSON T. Branham (L, 0-9) 6.0 8 12 1 5 3 WP: T. Branham 4; PB: S. Branham 4; HBP: Rue (by T. Branham).

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(Continued from page 6) “We think it is our time,” O’Neill said. “We think it is us.” Don’t look for the white-haired Baffert on Saturday. The three-time Derby winner isn’t saddling a horse this year, but like everyone, he had an opinion. “Whoever has the heart will win it,” he said. The forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of rain and a high of 59 degrees. The last Derby run on a sloppy track was in 2010. “It’ll make the Derby that much more wide open,” said trainer Ken McPeek, who has two starters, Frac Daddy and Java’s War. Lukas has two horses — Oxbow and Will Take Charge — ready for his 27th Derby. The four-time winning

trainer planned to sleep soundly the night before. “I don’t get uptight, don’t even get excited when they go in the gate,” he said. At 77, Lukas would be the oldest trainer to win. Oxbow’s jockey, Gary Stevens, will be pulling double-duty Saturday. He’ll ride in his first Derby since ending a seven-year retirement earlier this year, and then return to his job as a racing analyst on NBC’s telecast. The 50-yearold rider has won the race three times. “You go out there with the highest hopes,” he said. “I’ve walked back too many times after the Kentucky Derby and it’s a disappointment if they don’t run their race. If we’re fortunate enough to win it, I know how to celebrate.” Calvin Borel is one jockey always

worth watching in the Derby. He and Revolutionary will break from the No. 3 spot in the starting gate, putting Borel near his favorite path on the track — the rail. The rider nicknamed “Bo-rail” for his fence-skimming rides has three Derby wins in the last six years. “This is his home court,” Lukas said. “He does better here than anywhere else.” Normandy Invasion can count on his own rooting section among the expected throngs at Churchill Downs. The colt named for the Allied assault on Normandy in World War II has four D-Day veterans backing him. They were flown in for the race by owner Rick Porter, and met the colt up close on Friday.

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Dear Annie: I am a of the year. We love our 57-year-old man with grandchildren, but I feel no siblings, and my this is too much. mother is deceased. My The problem is, 82-year-old father is when I talk to my wife physically healthy, but about doing less so we he’s in the early stages could take the winter off of dementia. He has a and spend it in a warmer few hobbies to keep him climate, she refuses. I busy, but for want to enjoy some reason, my retirement. he has become Winters here obsessed with are depressing me. and limit our Dad has physical acbecome rathtivities. I don’t er “needy.” feel it would Sometimes he be right for calls me three me to travel or four times by myself or a day, even spend time in when I am at a warmer and work. He in- Annie’s Mailbox more enjoysists that I go able place to his house every day, while she stays home even if there is no par- and babysits. ticular reason. How can I get her I know Dad is prob- to realize that the years ably lonely, but still. slip by, and that if we He doesn’t have a lot don’t enjoy ourselves of friends due to his at- now, it may be too late titude and sharp tongue. when the grandkids no He has become de- longer need us to babymanding, insisting I sit? –Richard in New do things immediately England rather than when I have Dear Richard: It’s time. He also has grown possible your idea of a very mean-mouthed and wonderful retirement pouts if he doesn’t get is not the same as your his way. wife’s. She may enjoy This is getting to being around her grandme and putting a strain children and want to be on my family. What do close to them (and of you suggest? –Crazy in assistance to your chilKansas dren) as long as she is Dear Kansas: We capable of doing so. think Dad is frightened. Since you have three He knows he is slipping months “off,” begin by and finds reassurance planning some special in your constant pres- trips during that time. ence. Dementia also When winter comes, can affect his personal- use your weekends or ity. Call and visit him school vacations to get when you can. When away. You might even you don’t have time to take the grandchildren run errands, calmly and on longer trips if they repeatedly say that you are old enough and you will get to them on the can afford it. If you apweekend (or whenever), proach this in the spirit and follow through. Ig- of compromise, perhaps nore the rants. We also your wife will listen and suggest you go with even offer some suggeshim to his next doc- tions of her own. tor’s appointment and Dear Annie: This is discuss your concerns. in reply to the widow in And please contact the Florida who complained Alzheimer’s Associa- that she is unable to tion (alz.org) for infor- make new friends. mation on resources and I suggest she find assistance, because this a local animal shelter is likely to get more dif- where she can volunteer ficult for you over the her time. Most shelters next several years. welcome volunteers, Dear Annie: I am especially during the married to a wonderful week. Whether or not woman who is gener- she makes new human ous and helpful. We are friends, the animals she both retired, in good works with will apprecihealth and live comfort- ate the time she spends ably. We are currently with them and will disbabysitting two of our play a love and loyalty grandchildren five days she will treasure foreva week, nine months out er. –Steve

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SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013 There are two major areas that will command your focus in the year ahead. One pertains to a creative endeavor, while the other involves romance. Success is indicated in each. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- When you put the needs of others before your own, your probabilities for getting what you want become excellent. Fate will make sure things go your way. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You’re not likely to have much control over a major change in your affairs. You might interpret this happening negatively, but it will prove to be a good thing. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Although you might have to take a little heat on behalf of a friend, you’re doing the right thing and your loyalty won’t be forgotten. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- When you apply yourself, you will find the opportunities you need to succeed. Once you make up your mind, woe to those who try to block your path. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Don’t hesitate to take a calculated risk if you feel it’s necessary. If you believe the odds favor you, it’s OK to gamble once in awhile. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -Any major issues in which you and your mate are in agreement will have far-reaching, favorable results. You’ll quickly discover that a united front brings many benefits. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Rather than criticize or dominate others, you’ll be inclined to set an example of leadership. Doing so will make your methods constructive, not contentious. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You should give full rein to your enterprising side, especially if you’re in need of some extra cabbage. Your moneymaking instincts are unusually keen. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- If you feel that those in charge of a current endeavor aren’t effectively handling things, don’t hesitate to assert yourself and show them how to do a better job. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- The possibility of achieving two important personal objectives is quite good. When you’re determined to be successful, you will be. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Sometimes it’s necessary to take a calculated risk to achieve something big. If you honestly believe the odds favor you, go ahead and take a chance. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- If you wait for things to go your way, you’re not likely to get very far. You’ve got to make things happen yourself if you want to move forward. MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013 People with whom you’ve had successful dealings will prove lucky for you once again in the coming months. The same might not be true with new or untrusted associates. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -Make sure any tips you receive are reliable before acting on them. If you don’t do your homework, you could get yourself in big trouble. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Take nothing for granted when conducting business with an unfamiliar firm or person. Be sure to check out all the facts and figures first. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -Regardless of how good you believe an alliance to be, without harmony of purpose it won’t get you far. Make sure everyone’s on the same wavelength. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- If you are too busy checking on your colleagues’ work, you could easily neglect your own. Focus primarily on your assignment, not theirs. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- It behooves you to avoid any and all speculative involvements, especially those controlled by others. A conflict of interest could ruin everything. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- An old, unresolved issue that has caused problems in the past might rear its ugly head again. Sadly, both you and your opponent will still be at loggerheads. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Although you’re a keen observer, your focus might only be on the negative. A biased viewpoint invites confrontation, so strive to be fair. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23Dec. 21) -- Your financial picture is uncertain at this time, so be extra careful when it comes to the management of your funds. Any error, even a small one, could be very costly. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Demands imposed on you by others could prevent you from doing what you had planned. Take the inconvenience in stride, and things will work out. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don’t make this a day where you create your own difficulties through self-sabotage. Think carefully before you act. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -When out socializing with friends, don’t hesitate to say no if they want you to participate in something that you can’t afford. Be bold, not broke. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You often push yourself beyond your limits, and you could become overtaxed today. Excessive effort will do you in. COPYRIGHT 2013 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

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(Continued from page 1) Kemper and his wife, Scarlett, have three grown children and six grandchildren. They attend St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Etgen is currently employed with the City of Van Wert and says his experience working in a municipality will be invaluable on council. “I have a background in construction, water line repair and snow removal and I know how a city runs,” Etgen said. “I have thought about running for a while and the time was never right. When I heard Mr. Knebel wasn’t running, this time it was right.” Etgen said he knows the budget is not in good shape. “We aren’t going to be able to spend a lot of money so we need to take care of what we have and make good, logical decisions with the citizenry in mind.” Etgen and his wife, Joelyn, have four children: one is grown, two attend the University of Toledo and the youngest is a freshman at St. John’s High School. Voters will also decide if Spencerville native Andrew Daley or Kalida native Andrew Knueve will appear on Nov. 5 General Election ballot for the open 1st Ward seat on Delphos City Council. Both men have moved their families to Delphos and would like to become active in decisions affecting their new home. “City government is the closest to the people,” Daley said. “This is where my family works and my children will grow up and go to school. I want to provide my children with a hometown that is growing.” Daley would like to start with the city’s budget. “We need to get the budget where it needs to be,” he began. “We need responsible leadership to promote growth and work with all groups to see what we can do here.” Daley said he is impressed with the parks system and would like to see it continue to be self-sustaining. “We also need to take a look at the conditions of our roads,” he added. Daley and his wife, Andrea (Wrasman), reside on East Fourth Street. He is a Spencerville High School and

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Rhodes State College graduate and works at Unverferths in Delphos. Knueve also agrees the budget is a top priority. “The budget is a huge concern,” he said. “The last time Mr. Jettinghoff gave numbers, we didn’t have a budget at a place I’m comfortable with and I’m sure council isn’t comfortable, either.” Knueve, an associate lawyer with Huffman, Kelley, Brock & Gottschalk, LLC., in Lima, said he has the time to devote to the position, if not the experience. “I have the time to give this the full effort it deserves and requires and what I lack in experience, I hope my legal background will make up for,” he added. Knueve and his wife, Amanda (Recker), live on Wildwood Circle and attend St. John’s Church. A renewal of the Delphos Public Library’s 0.6-mill levy, which was first approved in 1978, will also be decided upon. The levy, which has provided the library $49,000 a year since the last renewal, comprises 13 percent of the library’s annual budget. “This levy is important because it allows us to continue to offer services the community has come to value and use,” Director Kelly Rist said. “We need this because of all the budget cuts from the state. If it doesn’t pass, we’ll have to look at the budget some more and look at some things to cut.” Elida Local Schools will make a request for new money, its second request in the last year. This time Elida hopes

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voters will pass a 5.95-mill property tax levy, which would provide some financial stability for the next five years, generating $2.1 million annually. After the failure of November’s levy, the school board approved a $465,569 reduction plan that will still go into effect regardless of whether or not Tuesday’s attempt succeeds. If it fails, more reductions will be made. District officials are stumped as to where those reductions will come from. “It’s an impossible task to say what’s next, because anything less than what we have now will be devastating to our district,” Superintendent Don Diglia said. Elida has cut 43 staff positions over the last 10 years and is currently at just 14 teachers above the minimum to meet state standards. Further cuts could include letting go of a building coach at the elementary, a science teacher, language arts teacher and foreign language teacher at the high school, a foreign language teacher at the middle school and a return to half-day kindergarten. Diglia says cuts could be made to extracurriculars and other course offerings but doing so would result in a less thorough education and would make Elida’s students less competitive in college. Elida will also ask for a renewal of its 1-mill permanent improvement levy. This is a renewal and does not increase district residents’ taxes. Apollo Career Center has an item on the ballot Tuesday with a bond issue for enlarging, improving and rebuilding structures, including the

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maintenance of classroom facilities, at a rate not exceeding 0.19 mill for each one dollar of valuation. The levy will cost $2.56 per month per $100,000 assessed home value and, if passed, Apollo will receive $23 million in matching funds from the state of Ohio. The income will be used to improve, expand and renovate buildings and facilities to acquire career-technical equipment and upgrade the school site to meet the needs of 21st-century learning. The current Apollo Career Center is 36 years old and has plumbing, heating and electrical issues. In recent years, space and technology upgrades have also become critical to the career center. Ohio School Facilities Commission funds have now been made available and the administration believes this is the time to take advantage of this opportunity. Apollo plans to keep all current structures and renovate the buildings, also adding to the house programs. The project will include renovating the high school, Adult Education and Automotive Building, and conversions in adult programming, Public Safety, HVAC and Motorcycle and Law Enforcement. A .75-mill replacement levy for Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District (JAMPD) is on the ballot, which is the only levy the Park District has and represents the primary source of funding for all operations. Park District Director Kevin L. Haver said the West Central Ohio Board of Realtors reported the average home value in Allen County is $105,900. For an average home, the replacement levy will cost $24.32 per year, or approximately seven cents per day. Residential property values decreased by six percent last year and it is estimated the parks will lose an additional $127,000 due to delinquent property taxes because of the drop. The levy was first approved by the citizens of Allen County in 1993. It is estimated the district this year will collect $156,000 less than it received in 2011. According to Haver, the levy will secure the finances needed to operate an effi-

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improvements. Local monies are also needed to apply for outside grants. The replacement levy represents 80 percent of the Park District’s entire operating and capital improvements budget. one of the best things we do in Van Wert County to give back.” Once dark, everyone gathered around the track for a very special lap. Luminarias are lit and each person who lost their life to cancer is recognized. It is a very touching moment that often brings silence and tears as lost loved ones are remembered.

(Continued from page 1) “As a group, vendors can raise more money in two hours and during the full time of the event through paying for vendor spots, bingo and the sale of items,” said vendor and Once I Was owner Vickie Shulte. “It is important for me to do this because I have a long history of cancer in my family, and this is

(Continued from Page 5) could be used of anyone who had not been dead for at least two years. You may recall from previous articles that we only started producing postage stamps in the US after 1847. So within 15 years of their inception, stamps were being needed in greater demand and were considered with the same value as other currencies. During the Civil War, many Union soldiers received their pay in fractional currency. In fact, the first issues of fractional currency were called the Postage Stamp Currency because they bore the images of the 5- and 10-cent postage stamps (George Washington and Benjamin Franklin). We have large images on display of these stamps since they were the first ever used in the US. Do you enjoy history? Enjoy taking a look back into colonial America? Then you need to be registered for our next excursion to benefit the museum. We will be spending 6 days and 5 nights touring Jefferson’s home, Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown during the most beautiful time of the year - Fall. We will leave on Saturday, Sept. 28 and return on Oct. 3. Our lodging is in a suite hotel just a mile from the main entrance of Williamsburg. All the transportation, lodging, entrance fees and entertainment costs, tips, taxes, and some of your meals are all included. Cost for double occupancy is $979 and you can reserve your seat by sending a $200 deposit per person to Museum of Postal History Tours (MPH Tours), PO Box 174, Delphos OH 45833. Have questions or want more information? Call Gary Levitt @ 418-303-5482 or Ruth Ann Wittler @ 419-296-8443. Everyone over the age of 62 will receive a Lifetime Pass for the entrance fees for all the national parks - it is a bonus for signing up early. Send your deposit today. (Continued from page 1) The heart of the Bark For Life is the relationship between survivors and their canine companions. Every family, coworker, friend or community member who has been close to a cancer experience and has a dog in their life, is invited to support the American Cancer Society by registering and fundraising through the Bark For Life. Teams will consist of 10-14 members with the pre-registration fee being a minimum donation of $10 per member. The goal is for each team member to raise at least $100. Team captains will receive free T-shirts while the dogs will be awarded bandannas to wear during the walk. “Delphos Creamery owner Dan Warnement is partnering with us to provide free ice cream treats to human participants and there will be free dog treats for the canines as well,” Dr. Jones added.

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