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Pacesetters to be honored Two well-known Clermont County residents and the county’s only university will be honored at this year’s Clermont Chamber of Commerce Pacesetter Dinner. The pacesetter dinner is designed to honor individuals, organizations and corporations that have contributed to the economic vitality of Clermont County and have a concern for the county and its residents. Full story, A3

Senior services ask to renew levy Meals on Wheels, adult day care, home care, medical transportation – these are all services seniors in Clermont County receive through Clermont Senior Services. When voters decide the fate of Issue 13 Nov. 8, these are the services that could be impacted. Full story, A3

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STONELICK TWP. — A tearyeyed Neil Leist announced Oct. 17 that he would be leaving his post as the superintendent of the Clermont Northeastern Local School District. The decision came after Leist was offered a job as the superintendent of Eastern Local School District in Pike County, Ohio. Leist is from Beaver, which is in Pike County, and his parents still live there. “This has been an amazing district to work for and I am only leaving to go home to be with my family,” he said. “When we moved to Mt. Orab 10 years ago, it was so we could be with my daughters and

my parents were in good health. Now (my parents’ health) is not so good and my daughters are older, so we’re moving back.” Leist’s last day will be Dec. 31. About 10 years ago, Leist was hired to be the assistant high school and middle school principal. He then moved to the middle school for the assistant principal position and later the elementary school principal. Five years ago, he took over as superintendent. Since then Leist has made his mark on CNE by improving the school’s rating on the Ohio report cards and building an administrative team that works together. “In the last five years, we’ve put a lot of energy putting an administrative team in place that will do what needs to be done and that will

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focus on the area on instruction,” said Assistant Superintendent Wayne Johnson. “We’re working to connect the dots between buildings and create strands between grade levels to make sure the kids are being delivered what they need to do well. I think we’ve made improvements.” Leist also published “Superintendent Savings Strategies” about ways other districts, like CNE, can cut costs. Leist has been on local and national news broadcasts talking about the book and saving money at CNE. “He’s really been the pied piper of CNE and people around the state recognize us for a lot of positive reasons,” Johnson said. The school board held back tears as they accepted Leist’s letCNE Treasurer Brian Switzer, right, watches while Superintendent Neil Leist checks out his award. The school board and administration presented this award to Leist at the Business Partners Dinner to thank him for his years of service and contributions to CNE. Leist is resigning effective Dec. 31 to move home and take a job in Pike County.

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CNE recognizes business partners By Kellie Geist-May kmay@communitypress.com

STONELICK TWP. — Seven local businesses and one volunteer were recognized at the Clermont Northeastern Business Partners Dinner Oct. 20. The dinner is a way for the district to thank and honor business leaders who are willing to work with the school, Superintendent Neil Leist said. These businesses have made donations to the school, partnered to offer assistance and job opportunities to students and more. Leist thanked the community for supporting what CNE is doing. He said more than 240 sent reservations for dinner. “That just outstanding for a community of this size and the number of businesses we have,” Leist said. “These partnerships

have been one of the key elements in our not having to run a levy in this district and still … provide opportunities for the kids.” Ohio School Boards Association President-Elect Sharon Manson of Waverly, Ohio, said, “What you’ve done is amazing and we are hoping to share some of this with schools around the state.” Seven businesses were given OSBA Business Honor Roll certificates. Those businesses were Duke Energy, ITI, Melink, Mercy Hospital, McIntire Photography, Sheffer Corp. and Tata Consultancy Services. ITI also was given the Distinguished Business Partner Award and Sheffer was given the Corporate Education Partner Award. Long-time “Voice of the Rockets” volunteer Brian Adams was named volunteer of the year. Ad-

ams passed away this summer and his family accepted the award on his behalf. The CNE volunteer of the year of award will now be called “The Brian Adams Volunteer Award.” “We appreciate all of our volunteers, but sometimes people come around who do more than volunteer. Brian was an amazing man and he lived volunteering heart and soul,” school board member Pattie Spencer said. Julie Adams, Brian’s wife, thanked the board and the community for the award. “I cannot tell you how overwhelmingly supportive the school and community have been … Brian saw the value of investing in our students,” she said. At the end of the program, the school board and administrative See BUSINESS, Page A2

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ter of resignation. “There’s a lot we could say. It’s been an honor to have Mr. Leist leading our district and I know that he has great things in his future,” school board President Jayne Mummert said. “Although we’d love to hold onto his ankles kicking and screaming, we’re supporting his decision because it’s the best thing for his family.” The school board appointed Johnson as the interim superintendent effective Jan. 1. The superintendent job will be posted internally for10 days and, if nocandidateishired,willbeadvertised outside the district. “No matter who we get, they’ll have a big set of shoes to fill. He’s a remarkable man,” board member Mike Freeman said.

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WAYNE TWP. — A roadside historical marker that recognizes the significance of a pioneer trail through Clermont County was knocked over in an apparent attempt to steal it, possibly for its scrap metal value. The post holding the marker, at 6577 Ohio 133 near Edenton, was bent over sometime Oct. 13 or or Oct.14, said Pam Helton, who rents a home on the property. Thedamagewasreportedtothe Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, and deputies turned the information over to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Josh Wallace, Clermont County manager for ODOT, said state workers removed the marker from the damaged post. He said workers will install a new post and replace the marker. “Wewillputitbackupassoonas we can,” he said. In a report on the damage to the marker, Deputy Nicholas Crouch wrote the sign was made of metal, “and it is possible someone was trying to scrap it.” Ron Hill, president of the Clermont County Historical Society, said the marker was installed in 2000 as part of the county’s bicentennial celebration. “The signs were put up throughout the county,” he said. “Every township got at least one.” The marker commemorates the path of the Bullskin Trace, an old Indian and pioneer trail that ran through the county, Hill said. Paul Emery, who owns the property, said there also is a nearby stone monument marking the trail. That monument, built in the 1920s, was not disturbed by the people who bent the marker post, he said.

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team approached the podium. They gave Superintendent Neil Leist a special award thanking him for his time and contributions to Clermont Northeastern. Leist’s last day at CNE will be Dec. 31. He’s returning to his hometown to be with his family and to take the superintendent’s position at Eastern Local School District in Pike County. “It’s been an honor to be part of CNE,” Leist said. “Thank you.”

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CLERMONT CO. — Meals on Wheels, adult day care, home care, medical transportation – these are all services seniors in Clermont County receive through Clermont Senior Services. When voters decide the fate of Issue 13 this election day, these are the services that could be impacted. Issue 13 is the renewal request for the 1.3-mill levy that pays for services provided to seniors. The money from this levy goes to Clermont County and the commissioners contract with Clermont Senior Services to provide the services. The current levy expires Dec. 31 and, without a new levy, Clermont Senior Services will not be able to operate. “The senior services levy is the cornerstone of our funding. It’s 75 to 80

percent of our budget and it allows us to meet the required local match for state and federal dollars,” said George Brown, Clermont Senior Services executive director. “If the levy doesn’t pass, we would be faced with having to put a plan together for closing down our operations.” Brown said Clermont Senior Services provides some type of service to about 5,000 older adults. At least half of those would have to go into a nursing home to receive the necessary services - like transportation to medical appointments - especially dialysis - steady meals and adult day care. Only about three percent of the funding the organization receives is spent on senior center activities, he said. If the levy passes, it will bring in about $5.4 million per year for the next five years. According to Chief Deputy Auditor Chuck Til-

NEW CONTRACT During the Clermont County commissioners’ work session Oct. 18, the board agreed to renew the contract with Clermont Senior Services. The existing contract is for three years including two renewals. This is the final renewal year. Clermont County Adminstrator Dave Spinney said the new contract is contigent on the passage of Issue 13. Without levy dollars, the county cannot fund Clermont Senior Services, he said. Although the election is Nov. 8, the contract must be renewed this month. The commissioners are expected to take an official vote on the contract the week of Oct. 24.

bury, the 1.3-mill levy will cost $37 per $100,000 of homevalue. That totals about $3.16 per month. This is what taxpayers are paying today. “This is a renewal that will not raise taxes. There was no justification, in these hard economic times, to propose an increase. Families are struggling and our board made a conscious and deliberate effort to button down the hatches and do everything we could to reduce spend-

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ing so we could just ask for a renewal,” Brown said. The organization instituted a wage freeze in 2008, increased employee health care contributions and eliminated eight fulltime and several part-time positions. Operational changes made include changing Meals-onWheels to weekly delivery. For more information about Clermont Senior Services or Issue 13, visit www.yesforclermontseniors.com.

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Levy will maintain Clermont Senior Services By Kellie Geist-May kmay@communitypress.com

CLERMONT CO. — Meals on Wheels, adult day care, home care, medical transportation – these are all services seniors in Clermont County receive through Clermont Senior Services. When voters decide the fate of Issue 13 this election day, these are the services that could be impacted. Issue 13 is the renewal request for the 1.3-mill levy that pays for services provided to seniors. The money from this levy goes

to Clermont County and the commissioners contract with Clermont Senior Services to provide the services. The current levy expires Dec. 31 and, without a new levy, Clermont Senior Services will not be able to operate. “The senior services levy is the cornerstone of our funding. It’s 75 to 80 percent of our budget and it allows us to meet the required local match for state and federal dollars,” said George Brown, Clermont Senior Services executive director. “If the

center activities, he said. If the levy passes, it will bring in about $5.4 million per year for the next five years. According to Chief Deputy Auditor Chuck Tilbury, the 1.3-mill levy will cost $37 per $100,000 of homevalue. That totals about $3.16 per month. This is what taxpayers are paying today. “This is a renewal that will not raise taxes. There was no justification, in these hard economic times, to propose an increase. Families are struggling and our board made a conscious and deliberate

levy doesn’t pass, we would be faced with having to put a plan together for closing down our operations.” Brown said Clermont Senior Services provides some type of service to about 5,000 older adults. At least half of those would have to go into a nursing home to receive the necessary services - like transportation to medical appointments - especially dialysis - steady meals and adult day care. Only about three percent of the funding the organization receives is spent on senior

effort to button down the hatches and do everything we could to reduce spending so we could just ask for a renewal,” Brown said. The organization instituted a wage freeze in 2008, increased employee health care contributions and eliminated eight fulltime and several part-time positions. Operational changes made include changing Meals-onWheels to weekly delivery. For more information about Clermont Senior Services or Issue 13, visit www.yesforclermontseniors.com.

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Rocklin, Smith, UC to be honored By Kellie Geist-May kmay@communitypress.com

CLERMONT CO. — Two well-known Clermont County residents and the county’s only university will be honored at this year’s Clermont Chamber of Commerce Pacesetter Dinner. The dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov.10, at Holiday Inn and Suites Cincinnati Eastgate, 4501 Eastgate Blvd. The awards will start at 6:30 p.m. The pacesetter dinner is designed to honor individuals, organizations and corporations that have contributed to the economic vitality of Clermont County and have a concern for the county and its residents. The Edward J. Parish Pacesetter Award will be presented to Tom Rocklin. Rocklin has been involved with Clermont 20/20, the Clermont Chamber of Commerce, the Clermont

Northeastern Local School District, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Clermont Senior Services, the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties, the United Way and more. Chris Smith will be given the 2010/2011 The Martha Dorsey Pacesetter Award. Smith served as the executive director of Clermont 20/20. Clermont 20/20 closed earlier year amid economic hardship. For 23 years, the non-profit provided services such as adult leadership, college readiness programs and hosted the annual Salute to Leaders event. Smith also has held multiple county and state positions regarding economic development. The 2010/2011 Corporate Pacesetter Award recipient will be given to the UC Clermont College for the contributions they’ve made to the county. While UC Clermont continues to

see increases in enrollment, they’ve expanded their campus in Clermont County. The college also hosts multiple events to support the community and boasts a career center and public library as well as groups committed to educational outreach and community arts. “This year’s recipients are the epitome of what a Pacesetter should be. They have been leaders within Clermont County, continue to do great work and make selfless contributions to the county’s quality of life,” said Matt Van Sant, president/CEO of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce. Tickets for the dinner are available and the cost is $70 for chamber members and $85 for non-members. For more information or to register, call the chamber at 576-5000 or visit www.clermontchamber.com.

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MILFORD — Dr. Robert Farrell, superintendent of Milford schools, will visit China in November as part of a program to promote the teaching of Chinese language and culture. The program is sponsored by the College Board in the United States in cooperation with Hanban, a institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education that is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide.

Farrell said the College Board is paying all expenses for the trip; it will not cost the Milford school district anything. Milford offiFarrell cials have looked into the possibility of getting Chinese language instruction in the schools, Farrell said. “I’m hoping I could bring some information back to the district,” he said. Farrell will leave for China Nov. 3; he will return Nov. 11.

He said he will be traveling with other educators from the U.S. and will visit schools in Beijing and other areas of China. “Participants will gather valuable resources to help them build and expand their Chinese programs,” according to information posted on the College Board website about the trip. George Lucas, Milford school board president, said Farrell’s trip will be beneficial to the district. “He will bring back information that will be helpful to the schools,” Lucas said.

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Teachers from all Milford schools collected canned goods to help the needy. Deborah Talbert, a teacher and president of the Milford Education Association, and Steve Reis, from Milford Miami Ministries, prepare to load up the boxes of donations Oct. 20 at McCormick Elementary School. Reis' organization will distribute the items to the needy.

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GOSHEN TWP. — The doors opened at 7 a.m. Oct. 18 for the annual Muffins with Mom event at Spaulding Elementary School in Goshen Township. Several hundred students and their mothers filled the gym and cafeteria of the school to enjoy muffins served up by staff members and volunteers. “It’s a great turnout,” said Spaulding Principal Teresa Rohrkemper.

Third-grader Carlee Lynch and her mom, Angie Lynch, attend Muffins with Mom.

Rohrkemper said the event has been held for several years. The school also holds a Donuts with Dad event every year, which also is well-attended, she said. Angie Lynch, who attended Muffins with Mom with her daughter, third-grader Carlee Lynch, said this is the first time she attended. “It’s really nice,” she said. Third-grader Sarah Sebastian said she liked having her mom, Shannon Sebastian, visit her at school. Her younger sister, second-grader Brianna Sebastian, also was at the event.

Moms and students fill the gym at Spaulding Elementary School in Goshen Township Oct. 18 for the Muffins with Mom event.

Shannon Sebastian joins her daughters, Brianna Sebastian, left, and Sarah Sebastian, right, at Muffins with Mom.

Fourth-grader Kaleigh Matthewson joins her mother, Dena Matthewson, at Muffins with Mom.

Jessica Deffinger spends time with her son, third-grader Matthew Deffinger, during Muffins with Mom.

Donna Willemin and her son, Ryan Willemin, attend Muffins with Mom.

Melissa Kassmer joins her son Brandon Pizzoffernato for Muffins with Mom.

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Abby O'Connor with the Cincinnati Zoo shows an armadillo to students Oct. 14 at Milford Christian Academy. The presentation was part of grandparents day at the school.

MIAMI TWP. Grandparents were invited to school Oct. 14 as part of grandparents day at Milford Christian Academy. The grandparents visited classrooms and were treated to a special presentation by the Cincinnati Zoo.

Janet and Ray Spaulding of Florence, Ky., sit in the back of the classroom of their granddaughter, fourth-grader Ashley Smith, during a visit Oct. 14 for grandparents day at Milford Christian Academy.

Fifth-grader Ashlyn Brock interviews her grandmother, Geri Brock of Batavia, during grandparents day Oct. 14 at Milford Christian Academy.

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In a battle of arguably the two best girls soccer teams in Clermont County, Milford posted a 4-1 victory against Amelia, Oct. 20, in the Division I sectional semifinals. The Barons – two-time defending Southern Buckeye Conference American chamipions – entered the game with a sparkling 15-2 record but struggled to contain the Eagle attack. Kat Bare, Kayla Byrnside, Tara Claus and Morgan Wolcott each scored goals. Carli Fallon had two assists. The Eagles improved to 14-2-1 with the win. They played Oak Hills in the sectional title game, Oct. 24, after Press deadlines. Other local highlights from last week’s tournament action included:

Oct. 18. Senior Jeff Johnson scored for the Rockets. » Goshen’s season ended with a loss to Norwood in the Division II sectional semifinals, Oct. 22.

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» The Goshen girls nearly qualified for regionals as a team. They finished fifth in the Division II district meet, Oct. 22, at Voice Of America Park in West Chester. The top four teams advanced. The Warriors did advance two individuals. Freshmen Brittany Clark (ninth in 20:35.42) and Courtney Turner (15th in 21:20.89) each earned regional berths. The regional meet is Saturday, Oct. 29, in Troy. Sophomore Sterling Briggs was the top Goshen boys finisher. He placed 21st in the Division II boys district race, with a time of 18:37.78. » Milford, too, fell just short of moving on to the regional meet. The Eagle girls took fifth place in the Division I district meet race B. Freshman AnneE Dalziel earned an individual regional berth, after finishing fourth in 18:48.30. Seniors Lorin Conti (22nd), Kristen Brady (25th) and Sara Savitz (33rd) closed their careers with solid outings. Senior Trevor Chase ran a 17:14.21 as the top Milford finisher in the Division I district meet race A.

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» Milford opened tournament play with a 10-2 thrashing of Winton Woods, Oct. 19. Sam Rodgers, Kyle Grothaus and Rodolfo Castillo each scored two goals to lead the rout. The Eagles followed with a 5-0 win against Anderson in the semifinals, Oct. 22. The two teams tied 3-3 when they played during the regular season. Rodgers scored two more goals, and Jonathon Taylor had the shutout. Milford (13-3-2) played Moeller, Oct. 25, in the sectional finals after Press deadlines. » Clermont Northeastern lost to New Richmond 2-1 in the first round of the Division II sectional,

Milford High School senior Trevor Chase hits the home stretch in the Division I district meet race A, Saturday, Oct. 22, at Voice Of America Park in West Chester.BEN WALPOLE/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

» Clermont Northeastern advanced to the Division II sectional championship game with a 2-0 win against Georgetown, Oct. 20. Kylie Sumner and Callie Willis each scored goals. Jessica Kirby made five saves to earn the shutout. The Rockets played No. 3 seed Summit Country Day for the sectional title, Monday, Oct. 24, after Press deadlines. » Goshen bowed out of the Division II sectional in the first round with a loss to Taylor, Oct. 17.

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» Milford rallied from two games down to beat Sycamore 2426, 23-25, 28-26, 25-21, 15-11 in the Division I first round, Oct. 20. The Eagles lost to Kings in the semifinals, Oct. 22. They ended the year with a 12-12 record, good for fifth place in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference East. » Goshen’s season ended with a tough five-game loss to Ross in the first round of the Division II sectional, Oct. 15. The Warriors finished the season with a 14-7 record, the runners-up for the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division title, behind Western Brown. “Our goal was to win the league,” Goshen head coach Lisa Smith said. “But they (Goshen) made a great effort, and Western Brown has a great team.” Senior setter Kelly Parriman led the team with 475 assists. “She was pretty much the heart and soul of the team,” Smith said. Senior Kiley Collins was the top hitter, with 161 kills. » Clermont Northeastern lost to third-seeded Jamestown Greeneview in the Division III sectional, Oct. 20, 25-15, 25-9, 25-14. The Rockets had previously scored a four-game win against Waynesville in the first round.

Gridiron struggles continue Week nine was unkind to the high school football teams in northern Clermont County.

Blanchester 35, Goshen 13

The Warriors dropped their fourth straight game to go to 4-5 overall. The team closes the season, Friday night, Oct. 28, at Greenville.

East Clinton 34, Clermont Northeastern 8

Junior quarterback Derick Schmidt passed for 101 yards, in-

cluding a touchdown toss to Dallas Miracle. The Rockets fell to 2-7 with the loss. They host Blanchester, Oct. 28, in the season finale.

Harrison 44, Milford 0

Harrison continued its march toward the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye title with its sixth straight win. Senior Bryan Kerber rushed for 71 yards to lead the Eagles (2-7). Milford plays its final FAVC game, Oct. 28, at home against Loveland.

Undefeated Redhawks: The Milford Redhawks 12UA softball team finishes their 2011 SOGFSA league season undefeated. For some of the girls, this is their second undefeated season with this team, but their first as an A-Level team. Every time they put on their uniform they play as a team, have fun, and play to win. The team is very thankful to the sponsors in our community including Rinaldi Orthodontics, Mike Castrucci Ford, New Attitudes Hair and Tanning Salon, Schottmiller’s Auto Body and Auel’s Fine Chocolates. The team will play 14UA next season. In back are Coach Randy Gilman, Clare Cartheuser, Val Thompson, Amanda Zanola, Olivia Zamudio, Abby Swensen and coach Scott Bullock. In front row are Taylor Caldwell, McKinley Dumm, Kelly Carraro, Tori Gilman, Emily Stamper and Hannah Bullock.THANKS TO RANDY GILMAN

CNE’s Sumner excels on pitch, in barnyard By Ben Walpole bwalpole@communitypress.com

Summer mornings before soccer practice usually found Kylie Sumner awake early. The Clermont Northeastern High School soccer star entered her senior season as one of the most highly regarded soccer talents in the area – a Division I college recruit. So it’s not surprising that her work ethic had her greeting the dawn. She would awake very early in June. Like 6 a.m. early. She had a very specific schedule. A warmup jog? Individual skill drills before team practice? No. First she had friends to visit. Friends down on her grandparents’ farm – Stone Valley Farm – in Batavia. Her hogs. “You have to take them for a morning walk,” Sumner explains. See, Sumner isn’t just one of the area’s best soccer players. She also shows award-winning hogs in the Clermont County Fair. “It really showed me the responsibility it takes to do anything,” Sumner said. “I had to put a lot aside. It’s just an amazing experience.” Sumner has been showing animals, mainly hogs and goats, at the Clermont County Fair since she was 9, following in the footsteps of her parents, Tracey and Jim Sumner, and older brother, Tanner. Her mom has been with her every step of the process, as an adviser for the fair, helping organize the Stonelick Shamrocks 4-H Club, even helping her walk the hogs during those early summer mornings. Whereas many kids’ interest in the animals tends to wane as they get older, Tracey said, Kylie’s passion for the fair has only increased. The last two years Kylie’s hogs – Petrie in 2010 and Bobby McGee in 2011 – won Grand Champion Market Barrow honors, judged on everything from their weight to their muscle tone to their behavior. “I went to the fair this year, and I saw her pigs,” CNE head girls soccer coach Misty Goetz said. “Kylie’s definitely responsible to her team just as much as she is to her animals. Responsibility and dedication would carry

Clermont Northeastern High School senior Kylie Sumner is a Division I college soccer recruit, but she lets her hog, Bobby McGee, know where her true passions lie.THANKS TO TRACEY SUMNER

over to both of them.” Kylie was a senior captain for the Rockets this season. After earning league player of the year honors last season, she garnered all the attention of opposing defenses this fall. As a result, her scoring (22 goals as a junior) went down but her assists went up – especially helpful to CNE’s very talented freshman class. “The teams we’re playing know how good she is,” Goetz said. “Just about every game she’s had two marks on her, so she’s been the playmaker. Her assists have given a lot of opportunities to other players to score.” The coaches at Indiana State University were impressed enough to offer Kylie a scholarship. She picked the Sycamores over Ohio University and the University of Dayton, among others. When Kylie was younger, as it became clear that her talents on the soccer field might warrant playing year-round, the family had to discuss the possibility of cutting back on her time with the animals. “Definitely not,” said Kylie, still adamant about the choice all these years later. “I would never take back showing.” Tracey remembers talking about it. “She said, ‘I don’t want to stop showing my pigs.’ So we explained it to her coaches going in. They understood. They were very supportive. And fortunately the schedule was OK,” she said. “She was able to balance it. She’s

a pretty determined kid when she puts her mind to something.” Those summer days that started at 6 a.m. would often include a morning CNE soccer practice, a practice in the evening with her club team and multiple trips to her grandparents’ farm in between to tend to the hogs. Safe to say many of her Cincinnati Soccer Alliance Elite club teammates, hailing from more urban high schools like Ursuline Academy and St. Ursula, were not checking in on their pigs in between practices. “None of them get it,” Kylie said. “They’ve never seen a pig show. But I’m proud of it.” Kylie gets her new set of pigs every spring. She gives them all names – this year’s theme was old-time country music names. And then they are sold at the end of the Fair in late July. “Every year when I would have to sell my hog, I would cry and cry and cry,” Kylie said “They’re basically like my pets for three to four months.” This summer’s fair was especially emotional for the family. Kylie’s college soccer commitments next summer will likely make it impossible for her to show hogs at the 2012 fair – a fact that dawned on mother and daughter this past summer. “When we went and did the final cleaning for the pigs,” Kylie said. “We were like, ‘This is the last time.’ And of course me and my mom started crying.” Kylie said she still plans to stay involved as an adult adviser for the fair in the future. She also will help her friend Maria Hill breed pigs at the Hills’ farm in Batavia. “It’s going to be hard,” Kylie said. “I have been to fair every year since I was born.” Fittingly, her two passions cross paths, on the calendar at least, next summer. The first week of her new life as a member of Indiana State’s soccer team – a team-bonding retreat – falls on fair week. “She works very hard at both of her things that she’s in love with. And it paid off,” Tracey said. “If you’re going to do something, you do it 100 percent or you don’t do it at all. And she has been able to put 100 percent into both of them.”

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With experience as our former prosecutor and as a successful defense attorney, George Pattison understands the court room from both sides of the law. Combine that with his integrity and commitment, George is the most qualified attorney for municipal court judge. After elected prosecutor in 1980, George organized cases into civil, criminal, juvenile and appellate divisions. He hired outstanding attorneys to head the divisions. They have proven George to be a good judge of character and responsibility. Several remain in the prosecutor’s office including one of the top assistants; another heads the appellate division; one is our current sheriff; at least three are current judges in our courts. George also developed programs for victim-witness assistance and for those struggling within the court system with issues of child abuse, sex offenses, domestic violence and child support. Along with the sheriff and local police, George formed the multi-agency narcotics unit. He also co-founded Clermont County Citizens Law Enforcement Association and has sponsored the an-

nual police appreciation dinner for 28 years. When George left the prosecutor’s office, he returned to a successful private practice with the reputation as a firm, yet caring, attorney. Vote for George Pattison for municipal court judge. Rita McKenzie Fisher Miami Township

Vote ‘yes’ on Issue 2

Our local communities now spend as much as 80 percent of their budgets on rising labor costs, resulting in an endless demand for more levies and higher taxes. Issue 2 provides fair and reasonable reforms to help those communities balance budgets and get the cost of government under control. Without the common sense reforms of Issue 2, implemented over time, Ohio will be forced to balance their budget by reducing labor costs resulting in more workers losing their jobs. And because the system is based on seniority and not merit, the result will be eliminating jobs of public servants we want to keep, and keeping those we want to eliminate. In addition, Issue 2 prevents the payroll deduction of mandatory union dues. If people want their union and what it does, they

can pay their dues. If they do not, then they can withhold their dues. This is a big transfer of power from the union bosses back to the rank and file workers. Voters should take note of who is opposing Issue 2: The Democratic party, the unions, the “progressives,” the environmental extremists, and yes, even the President. We must change this course and vote “yes” on Issue 2. Larry Heller Miami Township

Vote ‘yes’ on Issue 3

Although we have an off-year election on Nov. 8, there is a very critical issue on the ballot - the Ohio Healthcare Freedom Amendment. Issue 3, the Ohio Healthcare Freedom Amendment, is to preserve and protect Ohioan’s freedom to make their individual healthcare and health insurance decisions. It is the important first step to stopping the federal government’s individual healthcare mandate and preventing Ohio’s state government from enacting a state-level individual mandate that requires individuals to purchase any level of insurance coverage. Over 500,000 signatures were secured by this citizen-based grass-root movement effort to

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“The best Halloween costume I've ever worn is, hands down, my Jawa costume. It was Halloween 1978. Star Wars was the BIG hit in the theaters the previous year (May 1977). My mom made our costumes! I was a Jawa; my brothers were C3PO and Darth Vader; and, our friend up the street was Chewbacca. I can honestly say ‘I remember it like it was yesterday.’ I can. And I'll remember that one as long as I'm a Star Wars fan, which will be forever and a day.” J.K.

“Back in the ’80s, when my kids were small, I built a wooden frame on top of the frame of an aluminum backpack that had a head like ball on top. I then draped the whole thing in black cloth to become a 10' tall black specter, very scary.” F.S.D.

“That would be the one I wore at a neighbor's party about 15-20 years ago. It was a simple black bathrobe that looked like the ones professional boxers wear into the ring. Across the back, I had affixed golden letters which said simply ‘Iron Mike.’ I brought a pair of boxing gloves to finish it off. It was a big hit!” Bill B.

“Not really a costume, but we would put painting equipment props next to the port-o-lets at one local haunted house, and a speaker behind one of them waiting for the perfect victim to enter one. Then we would wait a minute or so, and calmly tell the occupant to ‘hurry up, we are trying to paint the basement and they are blocking the light!’”

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O.H.R. “In college I went to a party as a graffiti ghost - cut eyeholes in a plain white sheet, took some markers with me, and asked other guests to ‘write on my wall. It was a great costume because everyone had such fun writing things and then reading what others wrote - I became the hit of the party. “I remember it because 40something years later I still have that sheet. We take it to outdoor concerts and events, and sit on it. It still draws attention and comments.” J.R.B. “The best costume I ever wore was actually two costumes. We had a lady in our neighborhood who gave out a dime for Halloween. Back in the early ’60s, this was a real haul. We would wear one costume and get our dime and later we would come back with a different costume later and get another dime. That is one of my best Halloween memories. D.D.

Rise will give back on Goshen BOE I want to thank Theresa Herron and the Community Press for the opportunity to write this guest article. I am privileged to be a candidate for Goshen local board of education. I am seeking this position because of my passionate belief in the value of quality George Rise III public educaCOMMUNITY PRESS tion. I believe GUEST COLUMNIST that education has always been extremely important but is especially so in today’s global economy. I am retired after over 40 years in public education. I have found that I miss that interaction with young people and attempting to have a

positive impact on their lives. Many years ago I was the product of a public school education. Many people in that school made a significant impact on my life. I told myself back then that I would repay those people by attempting to have a similar impact on young people. If I am elected to serve on the board of education I look forward to working with the administrators, teachers, parents and community to make the lives of Goshen students better. I have lived in Goshen for 40 years. It is my home. My wife and I raised our family here. We believe in the Goshen school system so much that we sent our own children to the Goshen schools. All four of our kids were educated by the school district and are Goshen alumni.

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The Milford Miami Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to support the Clermont Senior Services levy. We have done so for several reasons. First, Meals-on-Wheels, medical transportation, adult day care and other service provided by Clermont Senior Services are good for business. These services allow family caregivers to stay on the job instead of having to miss work to care for older family members. Secondly,ClermontSeniorServices has a proven track record of providing quality cost effective services, and the agency has a strong presence in the MilfordMiami Township community. And most importantly, this is a renewal levy which means there will be no increase in taxes. Please join the board of directors of the Milford-Miami Chamber of Commerce in voting for Is-

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amend the constitution of the state of Ohio. This is the first such effort in the history of Ohio and first in the country. Vote “yes” on Issue 3 to help stop government run healthcare, to protect state sovereignty of Ohio, and to be part of Ohio political history.

I am proud of that and am proud of Goshen. I want the students of Goshen to understand they are the best. Goshen student should believe in being a Warrior and always bleed red and gray. I care deeply about Goshen and I feel that with my expertise in education that is where I can make a positive contribution to the community I care so much about. Again, I want to thank everyone who has supported me in this endeavor. I will work tirelessly to make everything associated with Goshen local schools – excellent. Yours in Education.

George Rise is a candidate for the Goshen Local School District Board of Education on the Nov. 8 ballot.

In1972, operations began at the landfill in Jackson Township now known as CECOS. Before being shut down to accepting delivery of waste in 1988, the site became home to thousands of tons of highly toxic chemical industrial waste. Sealed in drums, the waste was stacked in pits in the ground that was lined with Joe clay and plastic Uecker being COMMUNITY PRESS before covered. As GUEST COLUMNIST time goes by, obviously the metal drums will decay and the chemicals will leak to the surrounding dirt. The theory is that the pits are impervious to ground water getting in and likewise getting out. That’s the theory. The question is, is the 1970s technology of sealing acres of soil working? Some do not think so. What happens if the nasty chemicals leak into the area ground outside of the pits? What happens if they mix with other nasty chemicals? What happens if it gets into the ground water then into the aquifer? Can the chemicals make their way into the nearby creek and then into our water supply? Who is to monitor and report if these chemicals escape? These are questions the state and federally-required “Post-Closure Plan” is supposed to address. While the report deadline is quickly approaching, this is not something you want to rush - and it has not been. I was recently asked by Jackson Township residents to assist other legislators who have been asked to intervene on their behalf. While the Jackson Township site is not officially in my district, the watershed of the site, including Harsha Lake at East Fork State Park is. I met a few days ago with the Ohio EPA in their Dayton offices. They responded to my request for a full briefing with enthusiasm and professionalism I have not often experienced in other state agencies. For several hours, five professionals and scientists ex-

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plained what they have required of CECOS and what they will continue to require long into the future. They realize the stakes are high. If contaminants get out, you could have another “New York Love Canal” incident of the 1970s where an entire community was contaminated by buried chemicals, which by the way is now buried at the CECOS site. Many have reservations and conflicted feelings about the OEPA. An arm of both the state and U.S. EPA, it is sometimes considered an over-regulating agency that impedes certain progress. In this case I am finding that some are considering them to be both over-reaching and under-reaching at the same time. After looking at the considerable data that they continue to collect on the CECOS site, I at least feel comfortable that they are spending a considerable amount of time and resources to see that Republic Services (the current owners of CECOS) is held accountable to the extent the law permits them to. In dealing with the “Post Closure Plan” where it will be determined how industry and government is going to work together to continue to monitor and protect our community, we still have a long way to go to where all sides agree. My hope is that it does not become a set-in-stone static document, but rather changes with the needs of the community. Perhaps it will contain a requirement for an annual committee review to see if the plan is providing the best protection. One thing is certain, as long as there is chemical waste in the ground at the site, neither industry nor government can walk away from it. That is state and federal law. There are more meetings set up in the next couple of weeks I will be attending to continue to address this issue and I’ll represent the people of Clermont County to the fullest extent allowed.

Joe Uecker is the state representative for Ohio’s 66th House District. He can be reached at his state office in Columbus at (614)466-8134 or locally at (513) 532-0912 or email a response to: Joe@JoeUecker.com.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011 Five veterans were honored and presented their medals during a ceremony Oct. 12 at the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission. From left are: Ralph Woodruff, Fred Knopf, Glenn Talley, Pauline Craig who accepted the medals on behalf of her late husband Charles Craig Jr., and Elmer Tucker.

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Howard Daugherty, right, Veterans Service Commission president, reads a list of medals Elmer Tucker earned during his time in both Korea and World War II. Tucker, left, lives in Amelia and served with the U.S. Navy. His medals were presented during a ceremony Oct. 12.

Five Clermont veterans presented medals, honored who lives in Union Twp., served in World War II with the U.S. Navy. He earned the American kmay@communitypress.com Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific CLERMONT CO. — Five ClerCampaign Medal, European mont County veterans received African Middle Eastern Camtheir medals during a ceremony paign Medal and the World War Oct. 12 at the Clermont County II Medal. Veterans Service Commission. “I don’t deserve anything for Veterans Service Commisserving my country, but I am sion Executive Director Dan proud to receive these medals,” Bare said it was important to he said. recognize these veterans for » Glenn Talley - Talley lives their service and commitment to in New Richmond and served in their country. Korea with the U.S. Army. He “We are so very very proud earned the National Defense of you. The whole country is Service Medal, Korean Service proud of you,” Bare told the Medal (with two bronze stars), United Nations Service Medal and Combat Infantry Badge. “I just want to thank the angels who saved my life in the Korean War,” he said. » Elmer Tucker - Tucker of Amelia served in Korea and World War II with the U.S. Navy. He earned the Veterans Service Commission President Howard Navy Good Combat Daugherty, right, presented Ralph Woodruff Medal, American with his medals during a ceremony Oct. 12. Campaign Medal, Woodruff, who lives in Union Township, served European African in World War II with the U.S. Navy. Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, World War II veterans during the ceremony. Victory Medal, National Defense “We are so pleased, as a country, Service Medal and Korean Serto have these patriots who vice Medal. stepped up to defend us.” “I am just proud I could be The veterans honored are: here today and that I could » Charles Craig Jr. - The late serve my country. Thank the Craig served in Vietnam with lord for this country and for our the U.S. Army. His medals were freedom,” he said. accepted by his wife Pauline » Fred Knopf - Knopf who Craig, who lives in Amelia. The lives in Milford served in Korea medals he earned include the with both the U.S. Navy and the Bronze Star with “V” Device, Air Medal, Army Commendation U.S. Army. During that time he earned the National Defense Medal, Army Good Conduct Service Medal and the Korean Medal, National Defense SerService Medal. He worked as a vice Medal, Vietnam Service medic. Medal, Vietnam Meritorious “I was in the medical field Unit Citation (gallantry cross and I did the best I could with with palm), Vietnam Campaign what I had to work with. I think I Medal, Presidential Unit Citasaved a few lives,” he said. “I tion, Overseas Service Ribbon, appreciate the infantry who Combat Infantry Badge and backed me up while I worked on Sharpshooter Rifle. » Ralph Woodruff - Woodruff, their comrades.” Story and Photos by Kellie Geist-May

Pauline Craig of Amelia accepted a case full of medals earned by her late husband Charles Craig Jr. during a medals ceremony Oct. 12. Charles Craig Jr. served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army. From left are: Veterans Service Commission President Howard Daugherty, Pauline Craig and Veterans Service Commission Executive Director Danny Bare.

Fred Knopf of Milford, left, smiles after receiving his medals during a ceremony Oct. 12 at the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission. Commission President Howard Daugherty, right, presented the medals Knopf earned while serving in Korea with both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.

Glenn Talley of New Richmond, left, shakes hands with Veterans Service Commission President Howard Daugherty during a medals ceremony Oct. 12. Talley served in Korea with the U.S. Army.

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Beechmont Squares, 7:30-10 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Westernstyle square dance club for experienced dancers. Family friendly. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Anderson Township.

Ohio 131, Fish sandwiches, chicken fingers or six-piece shrimp dinner. Includes cole slaw and French fries. Carryout available. $6 and up. Presented by Ladies Auxiliary Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562. 5752102. Milford.

Drink Tastings Wine Tasting, 6:30 p.m., 20 Brix, 101 Main St., Five wines presented by Christine Hanna of Hanna Winery in Sonoma Valley. Food pairings by Chef Paul Barraco. Paired with food. Reservations required. 831-2749; email Clay@20brix.com; www.20brix.com. Milford. Friendly Zumba Fitness Class, 7 p.m., Rplace, 23 Swan Lane, $5. 310-5600; www.zumbawithrobin.webs.com. Amelia. Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, 5767 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road, Fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing. Family friendly. $38 per month. Presented by Jazzercise Milford. 476-7522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford.

Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 4767522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford.

The Loveland Greenhouse, 11924 Lebanon Road, will host Haunted Tours from 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29. Admission is $12, $10 advance. Call 683-1581 or visit www.lovelandgreenhouse.com/haunted-tour-tickets.html. PROVIDED Holiday - Halloween Zumba Fitness Classes, 6:307:30 p.m., Nothin’ But Net Sports Complex, 4343 Mount NothinCarmel Tobasco Road, Combines body sculpting exercises with high-energy cardio. Ages 16 and up. Family friendly. $5. Presented by Zumba Fitness with Sue. 379-4900. Mount Carmel.

Health / Wellness

Health Screenings, 10 a.m.noon, Homan Chiropractic Eastgate, 4380 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Brief health questionnaire, blood pressure, height, weight, pulse and spinal/ postural evaluation. Free. 7536325. Union Township.

Holiday - Halloween The Haunted Woods, 7-10:30 p.m., Williamsburg Junior Athletic Association Sports Complex, 3759 Old Ohio 32, Haunted 40-minute walk through woods. Includes concessions, movie tent, hay rides, bonfire, music and more. $10, $5 ages 9 and under. Presented by Williamsburg Junior Athletic Association. 724-1041; wjaahaunted.wordpress.com. Williamsburg.

Home & Garden Bird Seed Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Black oil seed, bluebird nuggets, no-mess mix, peanuts, safflower seed, suet and thistle seed. Selection of bird houses,

bird feeders and pole systems. $8, free for members. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Music - Blues

The Haunted Woods, 7 p.m.midnight, Williamsburg Junior Athletic Association Sports Complex, $10, $5 ages 9 and under. 724-1041; wjaahaunted.wordpress.com. Williamsburg.

Home & Garden Bird Seed Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, $8, free for members. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Nature Primitive Skills Program, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, With Tom Brown III, founder of the Primitive Arts Collective. Ages 18 and up. Price varies. Registration required. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Pets

Blue Chip Jazz Band, 6:30 p.m., Front Street Cafe, 120 Front St., 553-4800. New Richmond.

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Puppy Play: Free Dog Park, 1-3 p.m., KennelResorts, 5825 Meadowview Drive, Cedar Grove Dog Park. For puppies up to age 1. All puppies must have completed, at minimum, their second round of puppy shots. Family friendly. Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.

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Family Night: Free Dog Park, 6-9:30 p.m., KennelResorts, 5825 Meadowview Drive, Cedar Grove Dog Park. All dogs welcome. Dog owners required to bring proof of dog’s vaccinations. Family friendly. Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.

South Milford Artisan Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Milford Pottery at Arrowhead Farm, 780 Garfield Ave., Variety of pottery, jewelry, photography, wearable art, florals, copperwork and stained glass. Free. Presented by Milford Pottery. 831-0412; www.downtownmilford.com/milfordpottery. Milford.

Head of the Hidden Dragon 5K Walk/Run and 5K Regatta, 8 a.m., East Fork State Park, Ohio 125, Hilly 5K course starting and finishing at Harsha (East Fork) Lake’s public beach (south side). Benefits local rowing clubs. 5K rowing regatta begins at 10 a.m. Course starts at Bethel boat ramp, heads west, winds through series of s-turns and finishes at beach. $25. Registration required. Presented by Clermont Crew. 334-0216; www.clermontcrew.net. Bethel.

Sonny’s Solo Blues, 7-11 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 6405 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, 697-9705; www.mamavitas.com. Loveland

Music - Jazz

Friday, Oct. 28 Dining Events Fish Fry, 6-7:30 p.m., Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562, 1596

Home & Garden Bird Seed Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, $8, free for members. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Dining Events Bethel Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Bethel-Tate High School, 3420 State Route 125, Includes pancakes, sausage, potato cake, coffee, orange juice or milk. Benefits the Lions Club’s many community activities. $4, $3 ages 11 and under. Presented by Bethel Lions Club. 734-6980. Bethel.

Education Ohio Driver Intervention Program, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clermont Recovery Center, 1088 Wasserman Way, State-approved Adult Remedial Driving Program for two-point credit against drivers license. $85. Registration required. 735-8100; www.recoveryctr.org. Batavia.

Exercise Classes Jazzercise, 7:45-8:45 a.m. and 9-10 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 476-7522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford.

Holiday - Halloween The Haunted Woods, 7 p.m.midnight, Williamsburg Junior Athletic Association Sports Complex, $10, $5 ages 9 and

Volunteer Events Grailville Garden Volunteer Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Grailville Education and Retreat Center, 932 OBannonville Road, Theme: Putting the garden to bed. Work in organic garden and kitchen. Wear clothes and footwear that can get dirty. Bring gloves, water, sunscreen, hat and snacks. No experience required. Work one day or the whole season. Free. 683-2340; www.grailville.org. Loveland.

SUNDAY, OCT. 30 Craft Shows South Milford Artisan Show, Noon-5 p.m., Milford Pottery at Arrowhead Farm, Free. 8310412; www.downtownmilford.com/milfordpottery. Milford.

Dining Events All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, American Legion Hall Milford, 450 Victor Stier Drive. 831-9876.

Milford Basketball Association 2011-12 Player Registration

Grades 7-12 The Milford Basketball Association is hosting in-person player registration for the 2011-12 season per the following schedule:

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Make a bowl of Chex with some kick inside One of my favorite Halloween traditions is taking the grandkids to buy their Halloween costumes. Luke is going to be a ninja, Will a SWAT team member and Jack a Transformer bumblebee. I’m not sure at this writing what Little Eva will be, but I think she’s favoring Tinkerbell.

Spicy Buffalo Chex Mix

“Help! I lost the recipe for spicy buffalo Chex mix. It was a hit for my Halloween party last year and I want to make it again.” The recipe has taken on cult status – it’s that popular. 3-4 cups each: Rice Chex and Wheat Chex cereal 2 cups favorite cheese flavored crackers 2 cups tiny pretzel twists 1 stick butter or margarine Up to ¼ cup Buffalo hot wings sauce or to taste 1 pouch dry ranch salad dressing mix 2 teaspoons celery seed

Mix cereals, crackers and pretzels. Set aside while bringing butter, hot sauce, dressing mix and celery seed to a simmer. Pour over cereal mixture and mix. Microwave on high, uncovered, 4-5 minutes, stirring thoroughly every 2 minutes. Spread on

paper towels to cool and store in covered container.

Marshmallow tombstones, balls or ghosts This is one of those recipes that lends itself to endless variations. Add up to 1 cup M&M candies, chopped peanuts, raisins or your favorite combo to the popped corn. ½ cup popcorn, popped or 1 bag microwave popcorn, popped (10-12 cups popped corn) 10 oz. bag mini marshmallows 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla

Melt marshmallows and butter over low heat. Add vanilla and blend. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture. Mix gently with sprayed spatula and form into shapes with sprayed hands or pour into sprayed l3x9 pan (when chilled, use cookie cutters in desired shapes or just cut into squares).

Scott & Sandy Autenrieb’s Zuppa Toscana soup like Olive Garden For Steve Braden, along with a “loyal reader” who wanted this for an adult

Halloween party. Reader John Walker sent in a recipe, as well – “dead on like Olive GarRita den’s,” he Heikenfeld said. I RITA’S KITCHEN couldn’t open the recipe attachment the way he sent it so I’m hoping he’ll re-send. 1½ cups sausage ¾ cup diced onion 6 slices bacon 1-1/4 teaspoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons chicken broth 1 quart water 2 potatoes, sliced 2 cups kale ¼ cup whipping cream Optional but good: pinch red pepper flakes.

Cook sausage and leave in chunks. Drain. Cook onion and bacon until onion is translucent. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add rest of ingredients and simmer up to 30 minutes.

Rita’s Zuppa Toscana soup like Olive Garden A class favorite. 1 pound Italian sausage, regular or hot (I used hot) 1 generous pound potatoes,

peeled if you want and diced 1 large onion, chopped 5-8 slices bacon, fried and crumbled 1 tablespoon garlic Several handfuls fresh greens, torn (Swiss chard, spinach or kale) 1 quart chicken broth 2 cups water 1 cup whipping cream or half & half Salt and pepper Sprinkling of Romano for garnish

Sauté sausage, potatoes, onion and garlic together. Drain fat. Add broth and water and bring to boil. Lower to simmer and cook

until potatoes are done. Add bacon, greens and cream. Heat through.

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Soup not thick enough? Start adding instant mashed potato flakes a little at a time, stirring and allowing time for them to thicken.

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Blueberry muffins with lemon glaze. My sister, Madelyn Zimmerman, brought blueberry muffins to a luncheon I had. They had a tart/sweet lemon glaze that made everyone want seconds.

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Miami Township's law Enforcement Explorer Post 426 was recently recognized as the area’s outstanding student organization of the year at the CrimeStopper’s annual award banquet. The post earned the recognition for the work they do assisting the police department. For instance: The Explorers donate hundreds of volunteer hours a year assisting in crime prevention, community outreach and community relations. Below is a partial list of some of the ways they help deter crime or assist the police in the performance of their duties: 1. Provide roving security foot patrols, assist with directing traffic and help man the Lost Children Booth at the annual MidSummer at the Meadows festival. 2. Pass out road closure fliers in preparation for the annual holiday parade, then block streets and directing traffic during the parade. 3. They work with the investigators by attempting to make underage alcohol purchases from alcohol vendors within the township to audit their compliance with alcohol sales laws. 4. They provide security for the Dan Beard Coun-

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Here are a few facts about Clermont Senior Services I would like to share some little known facts about Clermont Senior Services. Probably the biggest little known fact is that we are a private, nonprofit organization. People as-

sume that we are part of county government, but we are not. The agency was founded as a private, nonprofit organization more than 40 years ago by Lois Brown Dale, who saw that seniors needed help

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to live independently. She was instrumental in getting state law changed Linda Eppler to allow COMMUNITY senior RECORDER GUEST COLUMNIST services levies on the ballot. Today, about 80 percent of our revenue comes from the Clermont County senior services levy. Fact two is the senior services levy dollars do not automatically come to Clermont Senior Services. We must apply for levy money. Clermont Senior Services has enjoyed a contract partnership with the county commissioners. This is a great partnership because we are able to combine levy dollars with

support from the United Way, state and federal dollars and other resources to provide quality services to seniors. As a private, nonprofit agency, we are governed by a volunteer board of business leaders and citizens who assure resources are used effectively. This brings me to another little known fact. Although Clermont Senior Services is a human service organization, it is run like a business. The trustees and Executive Director George Brown take performance improvement and financial accountability very seriously. We continually seek ways to operate more efficiently and raise the quality of service. Exemplary customer service is our product and one of our company values. Every dollar we

spend must benefit the customer. Here is fact four. In addition to dedicated staff, we have more than 500 volunteers who help deliver services every year. Their service helps stretch resources even further. Another fact: Our staff and volunteers do a whole lot more than transport people to medical appointments and deliver Meals-on-Wheels. Our mission is to help seniors live independently, so we do things like bathe people, wash their hair, clean their homes, go to the grocery, pick up prescriptions, install grab bars and build ramps. We provide information and referrals, help fill out forms, conduct caregiver and bereavement support groups and provide adult day care. And for those able to leave home, we

provide socialization opportunities throughout the county. It’s much healthier to spend time with other people than to sit at home alone. I admit a certain bias toward CSS. I consider it a gift to have a job I love, to work with people I respect, and do something that makes a difference in people’s lives. After nearly 17 years, I have come to know CSS inside out. I sincerely believe it is run like a fine-tuned machine, providing help to nearly 5,000 people a year. The current levy ends Dec. 31, 2011. That’s why the passage of the senior services renewal levy (will not raise taxes) Nov. 8 is so important. Without it, we would have to close our doors - after 40 years. Linda Eppler is director of Communications and Lifelong Learning for Clermont Senior Services.

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Jeff Lykins, president and CEO of Lykins Companies presented Amanda List, executive director of CASA For Clermont Kids, with a check for $30,100 for the organization. Since 2000, Lykins Companies has donated more than $290,000 to CASA, which utilizes volunteers as court appointed special advocates for children.

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2000, said Amanda List, executive director of the organization. “The Lykins donation is a huge part of our operating budget,” List said. “Without them, we wouldn’t be able to serve near as many kids as we do.” Since the donation was made last year, CASA volunteers - court appointed special advocates - represented 190 children, List

said. Jeff Lykins said they started donating to CASA because they wanted to be able to give back to a local organization. "This is a great group that goes largely unseen in our community and they work with children who would slip through the cracks,” he said. “It’s really a calling for these volunteers and we’re happy we can be a part of that.”

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Fall garden is doing very well We got a very exciting phone call one morning last week. Our granddaughter Michelle called to say she got engaged to a fine feller named Brad Felix. Both of these kids are special we are so happy for them. Congratulations to you we love you both. Last week, Ruth Ann and I were watching television. We could hear the cat, “Summer” scratching on the screen door, it is a sliding screen door. He finally pulled the screen door open. Here he came and jumped on the couch then in Ruth Ann’s lap. He was very happy and rolled around her lap. After a while I opened the screen door and called him. He jumped down and ran outside. After this he went and curled up in his corner to sleep. Since he is the only cat we have, he is surely taking advantage of this opportunity. That is OK with us. We lost Dixie a couple weeks ago then the next week we lost Richoette. Last week there was a group of folks from the Bethel United Methodist Church that went down to Moscow for a steamboats and steamboating program. The program was held in the Rivervalley Community Center. Last week I dug the sweet potatoes. We got a bushel and they will be wonderful to eat this winter along with corn bread, fish and a good salad. Makes you hungry. Friday we had our group from church here

The late garden crops are so good. The lettuce we planted is sure doing good. We are so thankful for the good garden. It is lots of work, but so good. Sunday at the Bethel United Methodist Church they had a chili cook off. Several of the men made their good chili. There was some that was great. It would get your taste buds really working and needed lots of water to put the fire out. That is what I like. Sunday afternoon we went to our daughter Debby's house for a birthday and an anniversary celebration. We like to put several together when they are all close together. Our great granddaughter was the star at this party. Brooklyn is now walking or rather running. She has everybody's attention and

for a fish fry. There were 20 people here and each couple brought a covered dish. We George furnished Rooks the fish OLE FISHERMAN crappie that we caught here at East Fork Lake. Ruth Ann fried 62 crappie filets and they were about all eaten. This was the biggest group of folks we ever had in our house. There were several folks that had never eaten crappie and they were really impressed with the way Ruth Ann fried the fish. She rolls them in pancake mix. We pulled the last of the carrots and picked green beans last week.

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BUILDING PERMITS Brookstone Homes, Crestview Hills, Ky., new, 6219 Sand Hills Drive, Goshen Township, $140,000. Jeanne Collins, Milford, new,

1682 Huntley Road, Goshen Township, $260,000. ASAP Construction, Hooven, pole barn, 4779 Burdsall, Jackson Township, $9,300.

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Recker & Boerger, Cincinnati, HVAC, 1878 Main St., Goshen Township; HVAC, 1062 Weber Road, Miami Township.

BAPTIST

EPISCOPAL

LINDALE BAPTIST CHURCH

ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH & ST. THOMAS NURSERY SCHOOL

3052 ST. RT. 132 AMELIA, OH 45102 797-4189

Sunday School..............................9:30am Sunday Morning Worship............10:30am Sunday Evening Worship...............6:30pm Wednesday Prayer Service ...........7:00pm

509 Roney Lane Cincinnati Ohio 45244 T: 513.528.3200 E: admin@clconline.us

Services: Sunday Worship 10:30 AM - Children’s Church Wednesday Worship 7:00 PM - Rangers and Girl’s Ministry Friday 24 hour prayer 6:00 PM

RIVER OF LIFE Assembly of God 1793 U.S. 52, Moscow, Ohio 45153 Pastor: Ralph Ollendick Sun. Contemporary Service SS -9:45am,Worship 11:00am Wed.- Informal Biblestudy 7-8pm Come Experience The Presence of the Lord In Our Services

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CLOUGH PIKE BAPTIST CHURCH 1025 CLOUGH PIKE

Sunday School 9:30am Morning Worship 10:45am Wednesday Night Worship & Prayer Service 7:00pm Nursery provided for all services/ Youth & Children’s Programs

www.cloughpike.com

752-3521

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MT REPOSE 6088 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike Ken Slaughter, Pastor

Sunday School 9:45am - Worship 11am (nursery provided) Sunday Evening Service 6pm-Youth 6pm 513-575-1121 www.mtrepose.org MONUMENTS BAPTIST CHURCH

2831 State Route 222 Mark Pence, Pastor 513-313-2401 Sunday School....9:30AM Sunday Worship....10:45AM Childrens Church & Nursery Avail Wednesday Prayer Service & Youth Meeting....7:00PM Nursery & Children’s Activities www.monumentsbaptist.org

BAPTIST BATAVIA BAPTIST TEMPLE

770 South Riverside, Batavia OH 45103 Raymond D. Jones, Pastor 732-2739

Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Sunday Evening Service 6pm; Wednesday Eve. Prayer Service & Bible Study, 7:00pm

Reaching the Heart of Clermont County

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GOSHEN 1828 Woodville Pike • 625-5512 Pastor Junior V. Pitman Sunday School – 10:00am Morning Worship – 11:00am Prayer Time – 5:30pm Sunday Evening – 6:00pm WED. Prayer & Bible Study – 7:00pm Nursery provided for all services

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FELICITY 212 Prather Rd. Felicity, OH Pastor: Chad Blevins 876-2565

Sunday School Sunday Worship Sunday Eve. Childrens Mission Sunday Eve. Adult Discipleship Sunday Eve. Worship Wed. Eve. Adult Bible Study

9:45am 10:45am 6:00pm 6:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm

www.lindalebaptist.com

Northside Baptist Church 320 Brown St. Bethel, Ohio 45106 Pastor: Ben Hurst Ph: (513) 734-6040 Sunday School 10:00-10:45 Children’s Church Provided Worship 11:00 Wednesday Prayer Service 7PM Come grow with a church on a "mission"

ROMAN CATHOLIC Saint Mary Church,Bethel 3398 Ohio SR 125 Phone 734-4041 Rev. Michael Leshney, Pastor Saturday Mass – 5:00 PM Sunday Mass – 10:30 AM www.stmaryparishfamily.org

Saint Peter Church

1192 Bethel-New Richmond Rd New Richmond, Ohio 45157 Phone 553-3267 Rev. Michael Leshney, Pastor

Saturday Mass - 5:00 PM Sunday Masses – 8:30 & 11:00 www.stpeternewrichmond.org

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CHURCH OF CHRIST GLEN ESTE CHURCH OF CHRIST 937 Old State Route 74 (Behind Meijer) 513-753-8223 www.gecc.net

Sunday Worship: 8:30 & 10:30am Bible Study: 9:30am & 6:00pm Youth Groups: 6:00pm

OWENSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST

A fellowship where God changes people for life. Come visit us! 2545 Highway 50 Owensville, OH 45160 513-732-2324 Sunday School 9:00am Childrens Church 10:00am Worship 10:00am Contemporary and traditional with live music and multi-media.

CHURCH OF GOD GOSHEN CHURCH OF GOD

Real People...In a Real Church... Worshipping a Real God! 1675 Hillstation Road, Goshen, Ohio 45122 722-1699 www.goshenchurchofgod.org Pastor Tim McGlone Service Schedule Sunday School 10:00am Sunday Worship 10:45am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00pm Wednesday Youth Service 7:00pm Saturday Service 7:00pm

Contemporary and Traditional live Worship Music and Multimedia

Township. Freedom Homes, Milford, new, 3452 No. 9 Road, Wayne Township, $180,000. Arnold Cornett, Blanchester, alter, 6281 Marathon Edenton, Wayne Township.

UNITED METHODIST

UNITED METHODIST

BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 402 W. Plane St. Bethel, Ohio 513-734-7201 www.bumcinfo.org

“Encircling People with God’s Love”

100 Miami Ave, Terrace Park,OH 831-2052

www.stthomasepiscopal.org

Sunday 8am Holy Eucharist, Rite I 9:15am Christian Formation & Discovery Hour for all ages* 10:30am Choral Eucharist, Rite II*

Blended Worship 8:00 & 10:45 am Contemporary Worship 9:30 am Sunday School 9:30 & 10:45 am Nursery Care for Age 3 & under Full Program for Children, Youth, Music, Small Groups & more Handicapped Accessible

*Child care for children up to 4 in a staffed nursery from 9-noon

THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN

Bill Bowdle -Sr. Pastor Steve Fultz - Assoc. Pastor; J. D. Young - Youth Director Janet Bowdle - Children’s Director

25 Amelia Olive Branch Rd.

Sunday 10:30am ... Holy Eucharist 10:30am...Sunday School (Lil’ Samaritans) Handicap Accessible 513-753-4115 www.GoodSamaritanEpiscopal.org

EVANGELICAL FREE 5910 Price Road, Milford 831-3770

2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 Sunday Worship: 9:00 & 10:30 AM with Childrens Church & Nursery PASTOR JONATHAN KOLLMANN

www.cloughchurch.org

732-1400

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Sunday School 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Children’s Worship and Childcare 10:30 am http://www.emmanuel-umc.com

LUTHERAN

Services Saturday at 5 p.m. Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Worship Services Contemporary Sat 5pm & Sun 9am Traditional Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Full childcare & church school at all services. 513-677-9866 Dr. Doug Damron, Sr. Pastor (across from the Oasis Golf Club) Rev. Lisa Kerwin, Assoc. Pastor www.epiphanyumc.org

6635 Loveland Miamiville Rd Loveland, OH 45140

Pastor James Dinkel 513-528-9142

PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA)

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101 South Lebanon Rd. Loveland, OH 45140 683-4244 Lead Pastor Jonathan Eilert Pastor Grant Eckhart Saturday Service 5:00pm Sunday Services 8:00, 9:30am & 11:00am Sunday School 9:30am http://www.princeofpeaceelca.org

UNITED METHODIST Amelia United Methodist Church

GOSHEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 6710 Goshen Rd, Goshen Across from Goshen High School 513-722-2541 www.goshenmethodist.org Sunday School 9:30am Worship 10:30am Blended Worship Traditional and Contemporary Youth Fellowship 6:00pm Nursery Available

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am Classes for every age group

Worship Service 10:45 a.m.

A Blend of contemporary and traditional styles, with a relevant message for today! Nursery / Children’s Church during 10:45 Worship Service

Sunday Worship: 9 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School: 9 a.m.

Ark of Learning Preschool and Child Care Ages 3 through 12

681 Mt. Moriah Drive • 513.752.1333

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Owensville United Methodist Church

513.753.6770

These requests have been filed with the Clermont County Permit Central.

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NON-DENOMINATIONAL

Trinity United Methodist Traditional Worship.......8:15am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship..................9:30am Sunday School...............................9:30am Nursery Available 5767 Pleasant Hill Rd (next to Milford Jr. High)

513-831-0262 www.trinitymilford.org

SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES Morning Worship 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m. High Voltage Youth 6 p.m.

513-735-2555

www.kingswayfellowship.com

4359 E. Bauman Lane | Batavia, OH 45103 Pastor, Troy P. Ervin

Williamsburg United Methodist Church Sunday Morning Schedule: 9AM - Worship: Traditional 10AM - Classes & Groups 11AM - Worship: Contemporary Nursery care provided

330 Gay Street, Williamsburg, OH 45176

One block north of Main Street at 3rd 513-724-6305 WburgUMC@aol.com

A New Life - A New Prospective A New Song Pastor: Michael Fite info: 753-3159 c 3868 M Man Rd., Withamsville, OH 45245 (behind the Water Works car wash) Sunday Worship. 10:00am www.newsongohio.com

www.williamsburgumc.com

Pastor: Rev. Jay Madigan

FIRST CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST

NAZARENE Bethel Nazarene Church Rev. Scott Wade, Senior Pastor Rev. Cynthia Church, Discipleship Pastor Rev. Dale Noel, Congregational Care Pastor Rev. Kent Davenport, Youth Pastor SUNDAY: Sunday School (All Ages) Worship Service Children’s Worship. (1st-5th Grades) Discipleship Hour Nursery Care Provided Handicapped Accessible MONDAY: Ladies’ Bible Study/Prayer Group WEDNESDAY: ‘Bethel Chapel’ Prayer Service Youth Group - Grades 6-12

9:30am 10:30am

6:00pm

A Loving Church in Jesus’ Name Sunday School..............................10:00AM Sunday Morning Worship..............10:45AM Thurs Prayer & Bible Study..............7:00PM Nursery Provided for Sunday Morning Worship www.FirstChurchofJesusChrist.org 6208 Guinea Pike, Milford, Ohio 45150 Pastor: Melvin Moore Church: 513-575-5450

PRESBYTERIAN (USA) LOVELAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

A Loving, Praying, Caring Church Join us for Sunday Services

Worship Service ...................... 10:00am Church School......................... 11:15am Fellowship/Coffee Hour after Worship Nursery Provided/Youth Group Activities 360 Robin Av (off Oak St) Loveland OH

683-2525

www.LPCUSA.org • LPCUSA@fuse.net 10:30am

7:00pm 7:00pm

S.Charity & E. Water Sts. Bethel, Ohio 45106 513-734-4204 Office: M-F 8:00am - 2:00pm E-mail: bethelnaz@fuse.net www.bethelnazarenechurch.org

PRESBYTERIAN CALVIN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Amelia/Withamsville - 3mi. East of I-275 1177 West Ohio Pike (SR125)-Phone 752-2525

Sunday School 9:30am Worship 10:30am

NON-DENOMINATIONAL FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Active Youth • Outreach • Fellowship Music Ministries • Bible Studies

Come visit us at the

www.ameliaumc.org

ABOUT BUILDING PERMITS

Dee J. Rust, 34, 5618 Garrett, drug paraphernalia, physical control, Oct. 4. Juvenile, 13, tobacco prohibition, Oct. 5. Daniel M. Knuckles, 23, 1115 S. Timbercreek, receiving stolen property, Oct. 5. Lonnie Richardson, 32, 3340 Weaver Road, driving under suspension, Oct. 5. Steven King, 28, 3975 Mt. Carmel Road, drug instrument, Oct. 5. Steven T. Brinegar, 46, 5856 Highview No. 6, domestic

Nursery care provided www.calvin-pc.org

19 E. Main St., Amelia OH 45102 ‘To become and make disciples of Christ”

You Are Invited!

Bertke Electric, Cincinnati, alter, 6388 Branch Hill Guinea, Miami Township.

EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Amelia-Olive Branch Road

Services 8:00 am, 9:15 am & 11:00am Steve Lovellette, Senior Pastor Nursery proivided at all services

All Saints Lutheran Church 445 Craig Road Mt. Carmel, Ohio 45244 513-528-0412

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Welcomes You

www.faithchurch.net

Located at 2580 US Hwy 50 (next to the library) or (1mile east of Owensville on 50)

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ASSEMBLIES OF GOD

John Hill Construction, Loveland, addition, 6670 Ridgetop Court, Miami Township; new, 1231 Ridgewood, $239,000. Fischer Single Family Homes, Crestview Hills, Ky., new, 1093 Sophia Drive, Miami Township, $120,622. Poirier Electric, Milford, alter, 24 Winnebago Drive, Milford City. Tim Hitt, Batavia, alter, 102 Short St. Owensville Village. Jamie Barkhurst, Goshen, wood stove, 2329 Wilshire Circle, Stonelick Township. People Working Cooperatively, Cincinnati, HVAC, 2818 Ohio 50, Stonelick Township. Loma Howard, Blanchester, addition, 6859 Ohio 133, Wayne Township, $10,000. Steve Meadors, Blanchester, alter, 3509 Lucas Road, Wayne

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Contemporary Service.......................9:00am Traditional Service.......................10:30am Something for children at each service

Prayer and Fasting Wednesday at 6:00pm

Pastor Mike Smith

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513-732-2211

Sunday Morning 10:00AM Contemporary Worship Practical Message Classes for Children & Teens Nursery Care Sunday 6:00PM Avalanche Youth Service Wednesday 7:00PM Bible Study (adults) / Avalanche Youth We have many other groups that meet on a regular basis 4050 Tollgate Rd, Williamsburg, OH 513-724-3341 www.cmcchurch.com Mark Otten, Pastor

199 Gay Street Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 Phone: 513-724-7985 Sunday School: 9:30A.M.

Worship:10:30A.M.(SupervisedNursery) PRESCHOOL: Tues, Weds, Thurs

WESLYAN MULBERRY WESLEYAN CHURCH 949 SR Bus. 28, Milford 831-3218 Eric George, Pastor Kent Underwood, Minister of Worship & Music

Sunday School 9:30am Worship/Children’s Church 10:30am Tuesday Adult Bible Study/Prayer Mtg 7:00pm Wednesday Youth Mtg. 7:00pm Friday Young Adult Mtg. 7:30pm “A friendly Church for the Whole Family”

LIFE

OCTOBER 26, 2011 • CIN-MMA • B7

DEATHS William Brown

William F. Brown, 82, Milford, died Oct. 18. He was an Air Force veteran. Survived by children Mark (Elizabeth), Todd (Kathy), Blake (Kathleen) Brown, Kelly Rudd (Thomas); eight grandchildren. Preceded in death by first wife Mary Lou Brown, second wife Elizabeth Brown. Services were Oct. 24 at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Arrangements by Craver-Riggs Funeral Home. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

Barney Burke

Barney Edmund Burke, 75, Milford, died Oct. 15. He was a real estate agent. He was a Marine Corps veteran. Survived by wife Patricia Burke; children Kelly (Alex) Norwalk, Jully (Elliot) Barlog, Brian Burke; granddaughters Caroline, Madeleine, Claire Norwalk. Preceded in death by sister Barbara Daly. Services were Oct. 22 at the Presbyterian Church of Wyoming. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home.

Catherine Feighery

Catherine M. Feighery, 77, Milford, died Oct. 18. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Services were Oct. 22 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Arrangements by Craver-Riggs Funeral Home. Memorials to: Scratching Post, 6958 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236.

Melissa Hoffman

Melissa Yvonne Hoffman, 41, Milford, died Oct. 15. She worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance. Survived by husband Michael Hoffman; children Seth, Emma Stewart; mother Carol Puckett; brothers Tod, Lee Purtee; parents-in-law Larry, Betty Hoffman; sisters-in-law Debbie McCarthy, Kathy Weinstock.

ABOUT OBITUARIES Basic obituary information and a color photograph of your loved one is published without charge. Call 248-7134 for a submission form. To publish a larger memorial tribute, call 242-4000 for pricing details. Preceded in death by father Carl Purtee. Services were Oct. 21 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home.

Norma Jungclas

Norma I. Jungclas, 83, Milford, died Oct. 17. She founded Jay’s Garden Center. She found a support group, The Visionaries, after losing her sight. Survived by husband Jay K. Jungclas; children Jay N. (Jan) Jungclas, Donna (Joe) Stamper; grandchildren Ashley Jungclas, Joseph, Stephanie Stamper; sibling Jame Pray. Preceded in death by sister Dorothy Wilson. Services were Oct. 20 at Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: The Visionaries, 10100 Cozaddale Murdoch Road, Loveland, OH 45140 or Belfast United Methodist Church, 2297 State Route 131, Goshen, OH 45122.

Clara King

Clara King, 90, Goshen Township, died Oct. 16. She was a homemaker. Survived by her children Jim, Lowell (Gail, Bill King, Judy (Phil) Purkiser; siblings Roy Flanary, Lelia Barker; 13 Clara King grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren;

many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by husband Ed King, siblings Goldie Stanton, Talmadge, Merrill, Glenn Flanary, Estelle Estep, Lois Short. Services were Oct. 22 at Tufts-Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home. Memorials to: Crossroads Hospice, 4360 Glendale-Milford Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Billie Mullins

Alma J. “Billie” Mullins, 73, Milford, died Oct. 18. She worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cincinnati for 37 years. Survived by siblings Jerry (the late Ruby) Mullins, Kay (the late Elmer) Jones, Peggy Fox, Janice (Ralph) Gibson; nephews and nieces Tony Carter, Greg (Holly) Jones, Kim (Jim) Combs, Tracy Mullins, Casey (Chris) Seal; great-nephews and nieces Nicholas, Jacob Jones, Alexandra, Brianna Combs, Cylee, Calyn Seal. Preceded in death byparents Albert, Faye Mullins, sister Barbara Mullins Carter, niece Stacy Mullins. She donated her body to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

worked in management for Cincinnati Bell. Survived by wife Joyce Marksberry Sipe; son Mark (Silke) Sipe; brother- and sister-in-law Ralph, Gloria Marksberry Koenig; niece Sherri Pasternostra; nephew Derek Koenig; three greatnieces; one great-nephew; friend Connie Oliver. Preceded in death by brother William Ashpaugh, nephew Brad Koenig. Services were Oct. 19 at Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: Shriners Hospital, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229.

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Ralph Sipe

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LIFE

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IN THE COURTS The following cases have been filed with Clermont County clerk of courts.

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EMERALD ISLE. Ocean Front luxury vacation homes with community pool. Call for free brochure. 1-252-354-5555 Spinnaker’s Reach Realty www.SpinnakersReach.com

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Gina M. Walker, et al., vs. Kroger Co., et al., other tort. Crystal Tarvin vs. Jimmy Smith, et al., other tort. Louis W. Vaughn vs. Crown Services Inc./Steve Buehrer Administrator, worker’s compensation. Darlene Parsons vs. Peterman LLC/Stephen Buehrer, worker’s compensation. Howard Denham vs. William E. Mabe, et al., worker’s compensation. U.S. Bank NA vs. Laura Malott, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Rhonda McCart, et al., foreclosure. Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Erric L. Hutchins, et al., foreclosure. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA vs. Jason A. Stapleton, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. Jon Dickten, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Cynthia A. Daniel, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. Monica M. Branham, et al., foreclosure. CitiMortgage Inc. vs. Gerald E. Clust Jr., et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA John T. Clark III, et al., foreclosure. Fifth Third Mortgage Co. vs. Michael R. Mullins, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Hilary H. Riffe, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Shawn A. Musil, et al., foreclosure. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Robert Kruthaup, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. William B. Merten, et al., foreclosure. Bank of New York Mellon vs. William McCubbin, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Carl J. Wolford, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Gerald N. Starkey Jr., et al., foreclosure. Flagstar Bank FSB vs. Matthew W. Smith, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Michael R. Whitman, et al.,

foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Mark Horsley, et al., foreclosure. LCNB National Bank vs. Jonathan Vance, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. John S. Ackerman, et al., foreclosure. Citimortgage Inc. vs. Marian Rieke, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Ronald L. Sanders II, et al., foreclosure. Bank of New York Mellon vs. Candace Bachelier, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Angela Neulist, et al., foreclosure. Citibank NA vs. Marc Smit, other civil. Atlantic Credit and Finance Inc. vs. Holly L. Van Over, et al., other civil. James R. Wilcox vs. Ford Motor Co., other civil. Patricia Bowling vs. Crystal Tarvin, et al., other civil. Porch Front Properties LLC vs. Tasha Lee, et al., other civil. LVNV Funding LLC vs. Lois Hill, other civil.

Divorce Joshua G. Loop vs. Ronna Loop Kelly Bates vs. David E. Bates Richard E. Danner vs. Angela M. Danner Deborah S. Moore vs. David A. Moore Christopher J. Prewitt vs. Cynthia Prewitt Chantell L. Huebner vs. Tobin W. Huebner Annette M. Calhoun vs. Mark M. Calhoun Colleen Overton vs. Delmar Overton Brenda A. Hall vs. Lowell A. Hall Amber R. Hunter-Steele vs. Shawn D. Steele Todd S. Stephenson vs. Shantina M. Stephenson

Dissolution Kimberly A. Hall vs. Charles W. Hall Kenneth E. Eickenhorst vs. Pamela K. Eickenhorst Karen M. Nimmo vs. Gregory F. Nimmo Judith A. Mohrhaus vs. Joseph G. Mohrahaus Michael D. Wick vs. Andrea L. Wick Jonathan D. Grooms vs. Melissa D. Grooms

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The following people have been indicted by the Clermont County grand jury to the Court of Common Pleas. This means members of the grand jury decided enough evidence has been collected to warrant filing charges. Grand Jury Heather Lynn Elizabeth Rasnick, 36, 4413 Allison St. Apt. 1, Cincinnati, receiving stolen property, forgery, Miami

Township Police. Ian Thomas Steele, 22, 1280 Kent Drive, Milford, trafficking in marijuana, Miami Township Police. Vincent J. Drabick, 48, 1849 Princess Court, Hebron, theft, Miami Township Police. James Calvin Muth, 30, River City Correctional, breaking and entering, Pierce Township Police. Paul Junior Vicars, 45, 505 Old Ohio 74 No. 2, Cincinnati, receiving stolen property, Union Township Police. Walter William Powell, 31, Clermont County Jail, receiving stolen property, forgery, Goshen Township Police. Douglas Edward Neal, 40, Clermont County Jail, possession of heroin, Union Township Police. Ryan Leroy Ferrell, 29, 513 West Osborne St., Bethel, trafficking in heroin, permitting drug abuse, endangering children, possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs, Bethel Police. Shawna Sue Parm, 28, 513 West Osborne St., B ethel, trafficking in heroin, permitting drug abuse, endangering children, possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs, Bethel Police. James Edward Tolbert Jr., 52, 2911 Old Ohio 32, Batavia, carrying concealed weapons, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Sylvia Ann Beckelhymer, 45, 208 East Osborne St., Bethel, burglary, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Austin Wayne Hundley, 26, 134 S. Union St. No. 13, Bethel, breaking and entering, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Jessie Lee Perry, 30, Clermont County Jail, burglary, theft, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Michael Ray Kautz, 57, Simpson County Jail, Kentucky, grand theft of a motor vehicle, theft, forgery, Union Township Police.

Appeals The following decisions were rendered through the Twelfth District Court of Appeals. Interested persons are urged to obtain copies of actual decisions by visiting the court’s Web site, www.twelfth.courts.state.oh.us\newdecisions.asp so that the full text of the court’s opinions can be carefully read. In the matter of: Jennifer Golden, et al. v. Milford Exempted Village School District Board of Education, et al., presiding Judge Robert A. Hendrickson, judges Robin N. Piper and Rachel A. Hutzel. The appeals court affirmed the trial court's decision.

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Applicants will not be able to fill out an application online at the Authority’s website www.clermontmha.org while the waiting list is closed. If you have any questions, please call the Administrative Office at 513-732-6010 or for the hearing impaired call TDD 7326010.

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LEGAL NOTICE FORTRESS STORAGE 697 ST. RT. 28 MILFORD,OH 45150 513-831-9150 Michael Morse 9694 Rich Road, Loveland, OH 45140 #43 You are herby notified that your personal property now in Fortress Storage Milford, Ohio may be obtained by you for the balance due plus all other expenses or the property will be sold at public sale. The last day to obtain your property is 11/2/11. 2397

LEGAL NOTICE Jennifer Griffith D54 890 Lindasue Drive Cincinnati, OH 45245 Colton Griffin B45 3164 Lindale Mt. Holly Amelia, OH 45102 Richard Chandler, Jr E48 3889 Mark Street Cincinnati, OH 45255 Amanda Dodson D45 9526 Beech Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45231 You are hereby notified that your personal belongings stored at: Eastside Storage, 1170 Ohio Pike Amelia, OH 45102 will be sold for payment due. 1672287

LEGAL NOTICE In support of the Agenda for Community Impact, United Way of Greater Cincinnati is offering the opportunity for nonprofit organizations to apply for funding. Organizations do not need to be physically located in the region, but do need to show how their services are provided to residents of the service area. A Letter of Intent must be submitted by all organizations, including United Way agency partners, who are interested in being considered for funding that will begin January 2013. Information can be accessed beginning November 3, 2011 at www. uwgc.org/2013Loi. Letters of Intent must be submitted by Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. 1001672429

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513.242.4000 Sell it quicker by selling it closer to home.

POLICE REPORTS Continued from Page B6 violence, Oct. 6. Shaun P. Walls, 27, 890 W. Loveland Road, falsification, criminal tools, theft, Oct. 7. Kelsey B. Walls, 24, 200 University Lane No. 104, falsification, drug instrument, Oct. 7.

Incidents/investigations Criminal trespass, criminal mischief Male reported these offenses at 5656 Wolfpen Pleasant Hill No. D, Oct. 4. Domestic violence At Highview Drive, Oct. 6. Public indecency Male exposed himself at area of Ohio 28 at Ohio 28 by-pass, Oct. 3. Theft Pressure washer taken from Roof USA; $783 at Ford Circle, Oct. 3. Tile saw not returned to owner; $500 at 5688 W. Day Circle, Oct. 3. Wallet taken at Tresters Auto Parts at Ohio 28, Oct. 3. Laptop computer taken; $800 at 1998 Stillmeadow, Oct. 3. AC unit taken; $1,200 at 5700 Longfield, Oct. 4. Medication taken at 5926 Woodspoint, Oct. 4. Bobcat steel track taken; $1,000 at 5656 Wolfpen Pleasant Hill, Oct. 5. Merchandise taken from Kohl’s; $228 at Ohio 28, Oct. 5. Two airsoft guns taken from Meijer at Ohio 28, Oct. 5. Chrome exhaust tip covers taken; $129 at 743 Bramblewood, Oct. 5. Pocket knives and radio taken from vehicle; $600 at 1331 Ohio 28, Oct. 5. Trash can taken at 6264 Shagbark, Oct. 5.

MILFORD Arrests/citations Kenneth L. Brewer, 47, 903 Center St., domestic violence, Oct. 9. Leroy Brewster, 41, 1023 Matthews Drive, recited, Oct. 16. Jamie M. Campbell, 33, 7706 Top Ridge Drive, drug abuse, paraphernalia, Oct. 15. Cristinia M. Criscillis, 35, 980 Ohio 131, recited, Oct. 8. David Garcia, 23, 6282 Corbly Road, recited, Oct. 16. Brandon J. Grissom, 35, 4394 Eastern Ave., criminal trespass, recited, Oct. 11. Neil J. Krieger, 45, 1224 Neale Lane, recited, Oct. 15. Kevin F. Meyer, 34, 7501 School Road, contempt of court, Oct. 10. Thomas S. Morgan, 34, 927 Mohawk Trail, contempt of court, Oct. 11. Adam D. Smith, 31, 633 Forest Ave., recited, Oct. 8. Minh H. Truong, 41, 5541 Old Blue Rock No. 71, driving under influence, Oct. 8. Austin J. Wilson, 20, 1688 Wilderness Drive, driving under influence, Oct. 16.

Incidents/investigations Criminal trespass Trespassing on property of Kroger at 824 Main St., Oct. 11. Domestic violence At Center Street, Oct. 9. Lost/stolen Debit card taken at 302 Valleybrook Drive, Oct. 8. Missing Female juvenile reported missing at 1100 block of Edgecombe Drive, Oct. 10. Theft Female reported a theft from vehicle at Finley Ray Fields at 900 Finley Ray Drive, Oct. 8. Items removed from two vehicles at 107 Race St., Oct. 11. Wallet, left in shopping cart at Walmart was taken at 201 Chamber Drive, Oct. 11. Merchandise taken from Kroger at 824 Main St., Oct. 11. Two plastic lawn chairs taken at 864 Garfield Ave., Oct. 12. Unlisted property taken at 226 Main St., Oct. 12. Unlisted items taken at 707 Ohio 28 No. 504, Oct. 12. Medication taken at 973 Riverside, Oct. 12. Construction materials taken at 107 Race St., Oct. 13. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers at 100 Chamber Drive, Oct. 14. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers at 100 Chamber Drive, Oct. 15. Unlisted property taken at 5392 S. Milford Road, Oct. 15.


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