Out of the past


125 years

Thursday, April 27, 1892

The bakery connected with the Timeus Grocery Co. has a machine for making noodles. It operates on the principle of a cutting box and shapes each noodle to gulping size.

100 years

Thursday, April 27, 1917

Reports from over the county indicate that a capacity crowd will fill Sidney next Tuesday, May 1, for the Patriotic Day celebration. Large delegations will come from every township in the county. Many boards of education are planning to bring their school children to the city. Employees of factories will join those of business houses for the affair.

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The armory was a busy place yesterday afternoon when the patriotic ladies of Sidney started their work for the Service League. There were about 40 ladies present and another 40 called and enrolled in the league. Instructions were given by Miss Ruth Kilborn. There is an urgent need for donations of supplies to be used in carrying on the work of the sewing days.

75 years

Thursday, April 27, 1942

Members of the senior class have started practice for their operetta to be presented May 13-14. Leads will be played by George Bradley, Mary Rubekas, Charlotte Cooke, Ruth Clark, Jane Masteller, Bill Kenton, Dick Henke, Carl Timeus, and Fred Stang.

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Dick Davis and Bill Klipstine, home on furlough from Patterson Field, were the honored guests at a dancing party for young people held Saturday evening at the Sidney Country Club.

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Government officials in charge of the gasoline rationing program, which will be launched about the middle of May, expressed the hope today that the average motorist’s ration of motor fuel can be fixed at between 7 ½ to 10 gallons a week. Earlier it was thought the amount might be as low as 2 ½ to 5 gallons.

50 years

Thursday, April 27, 1967

Plans for the construction of a sizable addition to the plant of Ross Pattern and Foundry, Inc., North Oak Avenue, were cleared following a public hearing Tuesday afternoon before the Sidney Zoning Appeals Board. William A. Ross Jr., president of the firm, said the new addition would replace the present wooden structure of some 10,000 square feet on Oak and add an additional 5,000 square feet along Park Street. Ross pointed out that the new construction is another part of the $1,500,000 expansion program planned by the firm between 1965 and 1970.

25 years

Thursday, April 27, 1992

Photo: “X” marks the spot for 1992-93 Anna High School varsity cheerleaders Christa Schemmel, 16, Paula Smith, 17, Suzanne McGrath, 15, Molly Wyen, 15, and Jennifer Jones, 14.

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A program in which Sidney City Schools elementary students are offered voluntary religious education classes apparently does not violate Ohio Department of Education regulations, local school officials were told recently. Timothy Bickel, direct of curriculum for the Sidney schools, said Thursday that state education officials have indicated there is no problem with the program, but there are some procedural questions concerning how the program is operated that should be addressed.

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These news items from past issues of the Sidney Daily News are compiled by the Shelby County Historical Society (937-498-1653) as a public service to the community. Local history on the Internet! www.shelbycountyhistory.org

These news items from past issues of the Sidney Daily News are compiled by the Shelby County Historical Society (937-498-1653) as a public service to the community. Local history on the Internet! www.shelbycountyhistory.org