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By Chris Looser Canal Days are here again. I'm looking forward to the weekend because it has become a weekend of traditions.
Main Street in Delphos may have changed through the years but a visit to the Canal Commission Museum can bring back some memories of what "used to be." One of our more popular items is signs from stores.
According to The Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there are nearly four million unfilled jobs in the U.S. due to the number of unqualified candidates in the workforce who have not attended college or received any form of training beyond high school. Furthermore, millions of adults don't have high school diplomas and lack the skills and knowledge required to succeed in today's job market.
The man accused of shooting his wife to death in a cornfield east of Delphos on Aug. 14 will face the death penalty according to an indictment filed Thursday. Patrick D. Coller, 43, of Delphos, was indicted on aggravated murder with a felony murder specification and a gun specification, and kidnapping with a gun specification.
A driver was cited for failure to have assured cleared distance ahead after rear-ending a vehicle at 3:11 p.m. Tuesday. Jane Lehmkuhle, 58, of Delphos was traveling northbound on Clay Street when she stopped at the posted stop sign at the intersection at Second Street.
Keeping our readers informed about local community issues has been a tradition in Delphos for over 138 years. The first issue of The Delphos Herald rolled off the press in 1869 as a weekly newspaper.
Norma J "Nukker" Pohlman, 80, of Delphos passed away at 5 a.m. Monday with her son Dale by her side at his residence in Delphos. She was born in Lima on Aug. 19, 1934, to Marcus and Lauretta Miller, who preceded her in death.
A corn crib on the Gordon Moenter property at 9874 Shenk Road was damaged by what Van Wert County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy is calling an unconfirmed EF-0 tornado. INFORMATION SUBMITTED VAN WERT COUNTY - On Thursday afternoon, Van Wert Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy met with several officials from the National Weather Service Office in Northern Indiana to conduct a complete damage survey from Wednesday afternoon's storms that moved through the county.
In 1969, Becky Strayer and Phyllis "Phud" Calvelage were both spurred by their boyfriends to compete for the title of Miss Delphos - the first Miami-Erie Canal Queen Pageant during Old Fashioned Canal Days. "I wore a brown leather bathing suit," she said.
The Delphos Recreation Center will host After School Bowling from 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. every Friday, except when the bowling alley has tournaments . Those interested should phone, text or Facebook Dianne Wiltsie by Wednesdays and no later than Thursday mornings to arrange for the bus drop-off and so enough pizza can be prepared.
Despite the rainy weather Wednesday afternoon, the Buick Driving Enthusiasts Club rolled into Delphos to tour the Postal Museum, Canal Commission Museum, Black Swamp Trading Post and have lunch. Above: Club members present an award to the Postal Museum for its assistance with promoting the group and organizing the event.
Director Rick McCoy said a storm cell moving through the eastern portion of the county at 5:10 p.m. may have produced a tornado. McCoy reported minimal damage over a 1.5 mile stretch.
Former Van Wert County Dog Warden Rich Stunkenburg stands for his arraignment Wednesday on four felony charges of prohibition concerning companion animals on Wednesday. Strunkenburg was fired earlier this year when an investigation uncovered poor conditions at the animal shelter in Van Wert BY ED GEBERT Times Bulletin Editor email@example.com VAN WERT -- The man who for ten years served as Van Wert County Dog Warden found himself in Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas facing four felony counts.
It's that time of year when the severe weather season starts ramping up again in Northwest Ohio. According to Van Wert County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy, each year storms start hitting shortly after Labor Day and continue through the Thanksgiving season.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:52 pm
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