Out of the past


Out of the past



100 years

Jan. 6, 1916

The township trustees completed their organization last night with the selection of Ira Killian, president; Rolla Laughlin, vice president; and George Ehrhardt as road superintendent. Harry Tennery, clerk, will be located at the fire department on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday afternoons.

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Miss Ethel Singer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Singer, E. Poplar Street, has completed her course in nurses training at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus and received her diploma.

75 years

Jan. 6, 1941

Seven-year-old Joe Hunter received treatment at Wilson Memorial Hospital for injuries about the face and neck received in an auto accident yesterday at the intersection of West Avenue and South Street. He was riding with his father, Zenna Hunter, when their car was involved in a collision with a Buck’s Taxi. The elder Hunter received minor injuries, while Robert Ely, driver of the taxi, escaped practically uninjured.

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Jackson Center – Jackson Center Village Council will consider seeking bids for swimming pool renovation Monday. The council will meet at 7 p.m. in council chambers. They will consider an ordinance authorizing the village administrator to prepare specifications and award a contract for swimming pool renovation. They will also consider an appointment to the Planning Commission since Gary Meeker’s term expires. The council will organize for 1991.

50 years

Jan. 6, 1966

Herbert Schlater was installed Wednesday as president of the Sidney Kiwanis Club for 1966, replacing Edwin Frey in the service club’s top position. Other officers seated included Raphael Echemann, first vice president; Robert Peters, re-elected secretary; and John Klipstine, treasurer. New directors of the club are James Brentlinger, Earl Davis and Paul Needles. Carry-over directors include Hugo Meyers, Edwin Neuce, Paul Potter and John Shinn. Carl Rueth, post district governor of Ohio Kiwanis, served as installing officer.

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Members of the Sidney Lions Club heard plans for their annual Queen of Hearts Dance outlined when they held their regular weekly meeting Wednesday evening at the Shelby House. Dale Harlamert, dance chairman, announced that the affair will be held Feb. 12 at Lindhaus Park, north of Newport. The Les Shephard Orchestra will furnish the music.

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A bloodmobile will be held Tuesday at the Moose Lodge located at 1200 North Broadway in Sidney. Donation hours will be from noon to 6 p.m. January is National Blood Donor Month and people are being encouraged to donate if they have never done so before. “Only people can manufacture blood,” states Irene Boerger, county coordinator of the Shelby County Blood Bank. “It takes an hour of your time to give someone a chance to live,” she continued. Donors were reminded to be free of cold or flu symptoms and have had no medication for 24 hours. For more details, call the Shelby County Blood Bank. The bloodmobile is being sponsored for the first time by the National Management Association with Jane Fair as chairperson.

25 years

Jan. 6, 1991

Copeland Corp. of Sidney has received the Emerson Electric Company Technology Award for 1990. Copeland, an Emerson subsidiary, was cited for its Compliant Scroll Compressor. The Emerson Technology Award Program recognizes outstanding achievements in major new product programs. To capture an award, projects must incorporate significant new technology or design concepts, and the product must have been in the marketplace for at least one year.

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Out of the past

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