Advances and small victories such as the one achieved on Robert Scott’s hill overlooking the Munda airstrip continued the following day. Slowly the Americans were gaining ground and were not within 1,000 yards of their objective. On the last day of J
“It was a heart-rending moment for Mr. and Mrs. Young, followed by anxious hours during which Rodger had been taken to the hospital, still unconscious. But Rodger was a kid with lots of heart, and as long as there was life, there was hope. A flicker
The July 22, 1949 issue of the Bellevue Gazette provided a lengthy story about the bravery of a former Bellevuean,Rodger Young. Rodger was the first serviceman from Ohio to win the nation’s highest honor, “The Congressional Medal of Honor.” The Belle
“Although the orchestra was organized at the same time as the band, it had grown much more rapidly. No doubt this is due to the fact that the high school has had the orchestra for ten years. Miss Stella Latham instructor of vocal music had charge in
My memories of growing up during the Great Depression were not overly harsh due to the hard work of our father, who sometimes held down three jobs to support us. My two older brothers, Jack and Frank, as well as my older sister Dorothy, were married
Bobby’s McDermott’s brother Jim McDermott wrote a special article for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette in July 2015 detailing the career of his brother during the early days of professional basketball. “I’m Jim McDermott, 95, brother of Bobby. I’m the
To supplement his income, Bobby McDermott would get into ‘nickle-and-dime’ games. ‘An interesting fact about basketball (back then) was that no two basketball counts in the country (seemed) uniform, and the players had to constantly adjust to new sur
“The Hecks kept the name and the winery, and have added extensive vineyard plantings. In the course of time, and with the held of innovative technology, Korbel has become the country’s largest producer of this bottle-fermentedsparkling wines, with 75
Robert Kirtland, a reporter for the Toledo Blade, wrote this interesting story about a Bellevue native in its April 15, 1997 issue. The article was one of many featured stories of various subjects in our area. And this area had many small wineries, p
Harry Strobel announced his resignation at Bellevue on April 15, 1946, it accept a three-year contract as head football coach and assistant basketball coach at Barberton Central High School. Strobel, who was selected from over 60 applications, said,
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