Dec. 19, 1915
The following grocers announced today that their places of business will be closed all day Christmas: Albers Grocery Co., H.N. Dickensheets, Sam Piper, W.H. Clayton, Taylor Faulder, and C.A. Sexauer.
Carrying everything before them in a game characterized by close guarding, splendid teamwork and accurate shooting, Sidney High School basketball team defeated Versailles High School last night by a score of 59 to 19. Pence was the man of the evening, with valuable assistance coming from Bob Roth, Spin Edwards, Flatt, Rusty Blake and Dick Wolf.
Dec. 19, 1940
Members of the Toy Hospital committee of the Charity League said today that the hospital in the new city building will be open Monday from 4 to 5 p.m., and parents may call there during that hour to take home any of the unrepaired toys. All toys that workers were able to repair will be distributed to less fortunate children of the city on Monday and Tuesday.
Jane Robinson was hostess to the fourth grade girls of the Methodist Sunday School last evening with nine members and two guests present in the Robinson home with teacher, Mrs. Raleigh Taylor. Present for the affair were: Lorainne Blake, Peggy Flinn, Virginia Moon, Joan DeWeese, Jeannette Layton, Jacqueline McVay, Joanne Gerlach, Mary Katherine Epler, Barbara Steinle, Barbara Jean Cain, Elizabeth Robinson and the hostess.
Dec. 19, 1965
The Sidney Jaycees are conducting an essay contest for seventh and eighth graders in the public and parochial schools “to instill in the youngsters a greater love of America and a deeper appreciation of her heritage.” Richard Gossard is chairman of the Jaycee project in which prizes will be awarded for the top three essays.
George Dowell, Ohio State University, and Spec. 4 Barbara Dowell, Fort George Meade, Md., are holiday guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dowell, R.R. 2. George, a second-year student in electrical engineering, plans to drive back to Maryland with his sister Dec. 26.
Dec. 19, 1990
The Board of Directors for Bank One, Sidney have announced the promotion of John C. Hoying to president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1 with the election of Jerome A. Wagner Jr. to chairman of the board. Wagner has been president and chief executive officer since 1976.
Christmas Sketch: A friendly snowman gets the attention of a flock of blue-birds in this sketch by James Brandt, 19421 Wells Road, Jackson Center. He is a sophomore at Jackson Center High School. There are now six days left before Christmas.
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