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Thursday, January 3-9, 2013: Vol. 11, No. 39; • 1-888-323-1662 • Fax 330-264-3756

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Index Church: Page 5 Community: Page 5 Entertainment: Pages 8-9 Farm/markets: Page 10 Organic: Pages 11-12 Great Outdoors: Page 14 Obituaries: Pages 16-19 Sports: Page 20 Classified ads: 21-24

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By KELLEY MOHR Staff Writer For quality service for less, Timber Wolff’s Plumbing & Services has a goal of providing plumbing services for area residents. In addition to offering a full range of quality, green and economical plumbing services — everything from installing and repairing water heaters, water lines, sewer drains to the replacement and repair of sewer mains and leaky faucets — Timber Wolff’s also offers special discounts and financial assistance for eligible customers. Holmes board of “What sets me apart is that I try to help peoelections reopens ple,” said owner Timber Wolff, who recently started the company with a goal to get plumbing today services to people who need them. The office reopens for With more than 10 years of plumbing experibusiness at 8 a.m. ence and three years working in the Holmes In order for the Board of County area, the Alaska native saw a need for Elections and staff to attend providing plumbing services at little or no cost Ohio Registered Election to those who are truly in need. Official training, the Hol“I found out that nobody in Ohio does this,” mes County Board of Elecsaid Wolff. “I saw so many people who needed tions will close at noon on the help and couldn’t get it, so I decided to Jan. 8. It will remain closed start out on my own and help the economy until Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. out around nt ranty, help to people who argetting W dar dy,Wby Aihere g Ai gra inst inar He He stica Beer ’sarBe erica’s Regular office hours Am Am really need it. ide! ! ide nw tio tionwto work with people. If they can’t nase nawilling ceth ce rviwhich rvi begin on Jan. 14,se after with wi “I’m & Se cetry ce &out a way that they time the office will be open afford it, will to rvi figure SeIrvi vicines dear g devices 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondayarinntghe can,” heRe said. pair Repair nt he curre ure cu your in rre e inTryo ad Trad Thursday. There will be no Wolff offers discounts of up to 40 percent, ur yo & don’t of yo ur s Cle s & for financial iv e 0 aning aningqualify toeto5 toof5 p iv p% Friday office hours. u uoffering even forCle those who In addition a0 full% range of quality, green and economical plumbce ce re re d d an an * * ts ts Adjustmen Adjustmen ing services, Timber Wolff’s Plumbing & Services offers special discounts and w fa f a ne ofw iceseof icene prha pr se ha rc rc See Pg. 2 — CALENDAR See Pg. 3 — WOLFF’S pu pu al al in in financial assistance for eligible customers. ig ig or or ly of ly of

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Healthy lunches benefitting W. Holmes students, school By KELLEY MOHR Staff Writer More than a year of healthy school lunches has finally paid off for West Holmes cafeterias. The Ohio Department of Education approved Director of Cafeteria Services Dixie Gray’s application to receive an additional 6 cents per student reimbursable lunch, as the school complied with meal pattern requirements set forth by the ODE Office for Child Nutrition. Making the transition from pizza and French fries to healthier offerings of fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the wake the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, West Holmes school

lunches now focus on nutrition, explained Gray. The HHFKA, which was championed by Michelle Obama and signed by President Obama, focuses on aligning school meals with the latest nutritional science. According to the new guidelines for lunch, there should be five food components offered to students — skim milk, fruit, vegetable, grain and meat/meat alternative. A student may choose all five components or may decline up to two components. However, high school students must take at least a half-cup of either a fruit or a vegetable or may choose a quarter cup of both fruit and a vegetable. For the week of Dec.

17-20, for example, WHHS students had daily healthy meal choices: A chicken bowl with the choice of corn or mashed potatoes, a turkey wrap with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese or barbecue rib patty with vegetables or fruit, a pizza burger or meatball sub with green beans, carrots and celery and a chicken patty sandwich with broccoli and a tossed salad. To be approved, Gray submitted certification documentation via the State Claims Reimbursement and Reporting System. Gray submitted weekly menus and nutritional values to the state system, which had to meaSee Pg. 4 — LUNCHES

Wolff’s these plumbing services for area residents who assistance, and works need financial assistance with two nonprofit orga- — through donations nizations to fund projects or simply by using Timber Wolff’s Plumbing for for people in need. One of these nonprofit their plumbing needs. For those who don’t need organizations, Wolff’s Extended Paw, has a goal financial assistance, any to help fund a plumbing additional business will revolution in rural Appa- allow Timber Wolff’s to give lachia, seeking to give assistance to those who do. “We’ve been able to help people hope, dignity and clean water regardless of a few people already, with a lot more hopefully comtheir financial situation. So far, this fund has ing,” he said. “I’m trying to help people who don’t raised $2,413. Wolff also works with have the money to pay for Empowerment Works, a lot of plumbing. Here I takes donations and seeks am getting started.” For everyone — those out government grants to provide these services to who need financial assistance and those who do not people. “The donations all go — Timber Wolff’s Plumbinto a separate account ing offers quality service at to just help people,” low prices, said Wolff. “I do a good job and explained Wolff. Locally, people can give people very good help Wolff in providing prices,” he said, adding so (Continued From Page 1)

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far most of his business has come from word of mouth recommendations. In addition to its low prices, the company offers 24-hour emergency service for anyone who needs it and service is not limited to any certain area. By summer 2013, Wolff plans to begin hiring employees. “We will be hiring people in the area, especially people with disabilities,” said Wolff, who wants to help the community in more ways than one. Timber Wolff’s Plumbing & Services is located at 6997 County Road 68, Millersburg. For more information, call 330-6749999. Reporter Kelley Mohr can be reached at 330674-5676 or kmohr@thedaily-record.com.

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Holmes commissioners wrapping up business for the year By CHRISTINE L. PRATT Staff Writer In their last meeting of the calendar year, the Holmes County commissioners wrapped up some last minute business, but also got a bit of good news about the county’s financial situation. To cover outstanding expenses and satisfy lastminute obligations, the commissioners approved 42 transfers within funds,

two transfers between funds and 11 supplemental appropriations. But, as they balanced the funds within the county budget, they simultaneously learned that it is anticipated that $335,284 in unspent appropriations will be coming back to the general fund from the county’s various offices and departments. That news came from Michelle Gerber, deputy auditor, who said that of

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the $10.5 million budgeted, only about $10.2 million was spent. “I think that the taxpayers of Holmes County should be very grateful,” said Commissioner Ray Eyler, noting it is because of great diligence and frugality, exercised by department heads and elected officials the county general fund has seen a turnaround. Gerber said she anticipates, including what is

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ing in the area while drilling. Final year-end totals will be available shortly after the first of the year, she said. Also at the meeting, the commissioners agreed to renew a three-year lease agreement with John Hipp of Hipp Farms for the farming of 22 acres of land at the former children’s home property and 172.4 acres at the Holmes County Home property.

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ria served more than 1,600 meals a day, an additional 6 sure up to all components cents adds up to nearly $100 of HHFKA. Consequent a day and nearly $500 per menus also will have to week, Gray said. meet the new standards. “(Gray) and kitchens Following the certification, across the district put a the ODE, OCN will con- lot of work into that, they tinue to perform validation worked together to make reviews, annual assessments that happen. We’re excited,” and administrative reviews said Superintendent Kris in following years. Perone. Before being approved for Reporter Kelley Mohr can the additional reimburse- be reached at 330-674-5676 ment, the school received or kmohr@the-daily-record. $2.86 for each free meal com.674-5676 or kmohr@ served. When the cafete- the-daily-record.com.

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returned to the general fund, the county will end the year with a carryover of nearly $2.3 million. And, while receipts from sales tax were largely in line with what was projected by Auditor Jackie McKee, Gerber said, they were up $600,000 from 2011. Additionally, there has been an increase in funds generated by the county bed tax, likely due to an influx of oil workers stay-

Dec. 24 — Holmes County Sheriff’s Office received a report of criminal damaging on Clark Township Road 177. Dec. 27 — Theft was reported on Ruswil Drive at Lake Buckhorn. Theft was reported on Monroe Township Road 257. Dec. 28 — The sheriff’s office received a report of a bad check that was

passed at a business on County Road 373 in Ripley Township. Fraud was reported at a residence on state Route 226 in Washington Township.

Police Dec. 24 — Millersburg Police Department took a report of theft from a business on South Washington Street. Theft was reported from a business on South

According to the lease, Hipp will pay the county $22,550 per year for use of the land. That money is appropriated by the commissioners to the County Home. Renewal of the contract was made in accordance with the prior three-year contract, which was awarded to Hipp, who bid on the option. Previously, the land was leased on an annual See Pg. 5 — YEAR

Washington Street. A report was taken of theft at a business on South Washington Street. Dec. 25 — A report was taken of criminal mischief that occurred at a business on South Washington Street. Dec. 27 — A report was taken of subject making unauthorized charges on a credit card. Dec. 30 — Theft was reported from a residence on Elm Street.

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Community Peaceful potato-chip eating goes way bad There are really specific moments in parenting that make it all worth the while. Obviously, I could name a few of the sentimental ones, like when they first say “I love you,” or take their first steps or twowheeled bike ride, or other such sappiness. Instead I’m going to tell you the story of one such moment that keeps me giggling and wiping the tears away from my wounded eye each time I think of it. We have three children, and the odds of them ever going to sleep soundly and early are truly not in our favor. It seems someone always needs something or simply can’t sleep, or by the time they all fall asleep the two of us are so exhausted we collapse on the spot. So it goes without saying when the miraculous happens and we hear all three kids snoring away and we’re still awake, we do what we rarely get to do. We sit on the couch and read books. And we drink hot tea and beverages that

stain carpet and burn skin when knocked over. And we do not have to listen to the roar of children’s programming on television. It is a real treat, to say the least. It happened to be a dark winter night when we found ourselves in just this situation. He sat himself on a chair with the soft glow of his eReader lighting his night, and I on the couch snuggled under a blanket with an actual paper book I had started about the time paper was invented and was finally getting a chance to finish. A puppy curled up at my feet, we were basking in the peacefulness of the evening. Engrossed in my book, I didn’t see him get up and head to the pantry for a bag of potato chips. In our house, chips are coveted. Knowing a bag will be devoured in mere

seconds by people who should not be eating a bag of potato chips, I rarely purchase them, so I knew just what he was doing. He was having a snack knowing full well the slumbering kids would not rip it from his hands and inhale every last crumb. And although I didn’t see him, I heard him. The telltale “crunch” of a good, solid kettle cooked bit of tasty wonder that made me start to salivate. Instantly, I could think of nothing else and even though my waistline was saying “no!” my taste buds could take it no longer. “Durnnit. Now I need some chips,” I said and uncovered myself and stood up to reach for the bag. Funny things happen when you’ve been married for a while. You know each other’s wants and needs and it so happens the instant I stood up to reach for a chip, he tossed a nice, crisp, big one in my direction. I imagine in slow motion it would have been quite epic because somehow, against all odds and laws of physics, that

potato chip he tossed hit me square in the eye. Not near the eye, not the eyebrow, not even between the eyes. He literally chipped my eye out. If you’ve ever been hit with a kettle chip in the ol’ peeper, you know the salty pain that follows. You know the feeling of your poor eyeball being bruised by a snack high in fat and calories. I’m guessing, however, most people don’t. Let me tell you, your eye begins to water, you clutch your face in pain and you double over laughing so loud waking up the kids would be OK because this is the funniest thing that’s happened to you in weeks. Once you realize you haven’t lost vision, you’re good to go. For me, eventually the pain subsided and I settled back in with my book and my blanket and a tissue to wipe my weeping eye. And, of course, the whole rest of the bag of chips. Send eyeball condolences to KarrieMcAllister@aol.com.

Church notes Join trip to Israel Pastor Bob Fetterhoff of the Wooster Grace Brethren Church will be leading a tour of Israel and Jordan. Call 330-264-9459, Ext. 220. The 12-day trip features first-class hotels, round-trip airfare, two daily meals and admissions to sites like the Temple Mount, Garden Tomb, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Petra, Masada, a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and more. The price is $4,895 per person based on double occupancy from Cleveland including taxes and tips. Call 330-264-9459,

Ext. 220, or email info@ woostergrace.org.

Donations needed Donations are needed to help troubled boys. The Trading Post Thrift Store has recently opened at 7703-B state Route 241, just west of Mount Hope. All proceeds will go to support the Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp. Donations can be taken to the store or dropped off at Ray Shaum’s located at 2678 S. Kohler Road, Orrville. Call 330-857-5516 or 330-464-1261 for information.

Year (Continued From Page 4) basis, according to the commissioners. The meeting also brought about commissioner approval of rates for the County Home. According to the resolution, paying residents are charged $1,545 a month for semi-private and ward rooms and $1,957 a month for private rooms. Also approved were

a $67 per diem rate for respite care and a $2.58 per hour rate for daycare. Because of the coming New Year’s holiday, the next regular business meeting of the Holmes County commissioners is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. Reporter Christine L. Pratt can be reached at 330-674-5676 or by email at cpratt@the-dailyrecord.com.

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She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Army Reserve Grandparents are Gary Pvt. Alec Proper has and Brenda Piatt of graduated from basic Glenmont and Robert combat training at Fort and Bernadette Amore Jackson, Columbia, S.C. of Newark. Great-grandProper is the son of parents are Calvin and Regina and Craig Proper Janet Swagler of Glenof East Jackson Street, mont. Millersburg.

Personal WA L L AC E and FLORENCE CULLEN of Millersburg will mark their 65th wedding anniversary at an open house in their honor on Jan. 6 from 1-4 p.m. at their home, 4831 County Road 314, Millersburg, OH 44654. Family and friends are invited to attend the event, given by their children.

New arrival A DAUGHTER, Annabella Marie, was born Dec. 9 to Trent and Monica Piatt of Glenmont.

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The Wayne Holmes Mental Health Coalition is the local NAMI affiliate for Wayne and Holmes counties. Free NAMI educational programs for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illness are offered. The coalition also offers support services. For more information contact Vicki Slater, coalition coordinator, Wayne Holmes Mental Health Coalition, 637 College Ave., Wooster; 330-2641590 or vslater@whmhc. org.

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and Holmes Counties’ Workforce Development program. Coursework includes six hours of training covering computThe Holmes County er basics, introduction to District Public Library the Internet and an overis in need of all issues of view of the many benefits the 2011 Holmes County of using the Internet. Hub newspaper. The copAfter completing all six ies must be clean and hours of training, parintact. Please contact ticipants are eligible to Susan Corl at 330-674- purchase computers, pre5972 with any questions loaded with software, at or take your copies to the discounted prices. library to donate. Classes will be held January-July at the Goodwill Education and Training Goodwill offers Center, 1034 Nold Ave., computr training Wooster. The class series Goodwill Industries will be offered once a of Wayne and Holmes month on Monday, TuesCounties, in conjunc- day and Wednesdays from tion with Connect Ohio, 10 a.m.-noon. Any adult will continue to offer the can register by calling 330Every Citizen Online 264-1300, Ext. 221. The training is open to free basic computer and Internet training program any Ohio adult. A full list of training locations can through July. The computer and Inter- be found at http://connecnet basic training is being tohio.org/training-facilities presented through Good- or by calling 1-855-669will Industries of Wayne 4226.

Holmes–Wayne taking scholarship applications Applications are being accepted by HolmesWayne Electric Cooperative for its 2013 high school scholarship program. The member-owned electric utility will award six cash scholarships in all, totaling $12,000 in scholarships.There are male and female divisions for scholarships of $2,500, $2,000 and $1,500. The contest is open to high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.6 or better on a 4.0 scale, will attend an accredited institution of higher learning next fall and whose parents or guardians are members of and live in a home served by the Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative. Local first-place winners will compete in April

for the state-wide Rural Electric Scholarship with scholarships of first place, $3,000; second place, $2,060; third place, $1,750; fourth place, $1,650; fifth place, $1,545; sixth place, $1,440; and seventh place, $1,340, for a total amount of $25,570 awarded. Applications and a complete set of rules can be obtained from school guidance offices or at www.hwecoop.com. The deadline is Feb. 1.

Holmes Red Cross collection for relief The Holmes County Chapter of the American Red Cross is working to help raise funds for the areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Donations can be sent to P.O. Box 70, Millersburg 44654. For more information call 1-800-red-cross or visit www.redcross.org.

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Cookie Tour celebrates Christmas confections Popular event has been held five years Twelve inns of Amish Country presented the ultimate chocolate extravaganza as they celebrated five years of Christmas confections during the fifth annual Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns, Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas, on Dec. 2 and 3. One thousand four hundred visitors from across Ohio and adjoining states enjoyed delectable sweet chocolate treats as they toured through chocolate themed inns. Hosted by the Amish Country Lodging Council, all net proceeds benefit Hospice of Holmes and Wayne Counties and the Love Center Food Pantry. On their self-guided tour, guests received a specialty chocolate cookie at each inn. The delectable delights included a Triple Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookie, Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookie and Santa’s ChocolatyChocolate-Chip Cookie. Inns on the tour presented a chocolate lovers journey of irresistible chocolate exploration. The Barn Inn showcased a beautifully decorated dining table dressed with a truffle cake and lemon-meringue mice atop chocolate cupcakes. The Berlin Grande Hotel offered up an old-fashioned chocolate penny-

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A Hershey-themed tree decorates a “dark chocolate” room at the Comfort Suites Berlin. candy bar for guests to enjoy. Berlin Hotel and Suites served their Almost Healthy Chocolate Cookie in a beautifully decorated lobby. A cocoa bar, stocked with marshmallows, chocolate chips, chocolate and caramel syrup, and whipped cream warmed guests at the Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek. Guests entering the Carlisle Inn Walnut Creek were greeted with the delicious scent of chocolate candles, poured special for the event. The Comfort Suites Berlin showcased two guest rooms, one decorated in a white-chocolate theme, the other in a dark-chocolate theme. Santa and

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Gospel groups to perform Sunday

Hartzler and Dan Allen (basses). The Sweet Spirit Quartet includes Maggie Two area gospel groups Leatherman, Patti Philwill come together Sun- lips, Melissa Sarnowski day, Jan. 6, at 6:30 p.m. and Janie Terwilliger. There is no admission for “An Evening in Christ Centered Four-Part Har- charge. A free-will offermony” at Shreve United ing will be received, with Methodist Church, 430 N. proceeds benefitting the Shreve UMC mission trip Main St. His Bridge Builders to Cuba in February. Prior to the concert, the Quintet is composed of Dennis Rinehart (tenor), church will host a black Jeffrey Terwilliger (lead), bean soup and corn bread Tom Schwarzwalder meal, beginning at 5 p.m. (baritone), and Dan Again, there is no charge

for the meal, but donations will be accepted. Shreve UMC is one block west of Ohio 226. Parking is free and the church is handicapped accessible. For more information, contact the church at 330567-2051.

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Time to set goals for the new year By OWEN YODER Goals are dreams with deadlines. A goal without a plan is just a wish. It is the time of year that a lot of people are setting goals for the new year, and so am I. The thing that frustrates most people by the third week into their new goals

i s t h a t t h e y d o n ’t m e e t t h e i r g o a l s. And why not? Most likely it is because you haven’t clearly defined your goal or maybe you didn’t write out a plan to reach your goals. Wh e t h e r y o u a r e trying to eat healthier, lose weight or any other goals you may want to meet,

we may be able to help. Call Owen Yoder today at West Holmes Naturals. We have been helping people reach their weight loss goals since 2009. Yoder has a few evening appointments open yet for January. Call today for a free consultation at 330567-2464.

Club notes Knights Gaming Society Knights of Gaming Board Gaming Society meets the third Saturday of the month from noon-6 p.m. at the Holmes County District Public Library, Millersburg.

Arts Council Holmes County Arts Community meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m., at Young Uniforms

and Scrubs, Millersburg. Contact Phyllis Young 330-674-0676 or 1-866-3862026.

“Our Town, Memories of Holmes County Project” — Do you have old pictures of an event or people in Holmes County? Please consider sharing or donating your photos to the “Our Town” project. The images or scanned representations will be gathered in a book and shared at the Holmes County Library as well as on its web site. Contact Susan Corl at 330-674-5972 with questions or for more information. The Wayne Community College library has

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Euchre Party Public Euchre Card Party will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m., at St. Luke Community Center, Rambo Street, Danville (turn west at

traffic light, go one-half block — directly across street from Danville High School) Admission is $1; prizes and refreshments.

Baltic Area Historical Society The Baltic Area Historical Society Museum will be open 1-5 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month. It is located in the basement of the Baltic State Bank.

offered to provide community cards to Holmes County residents. To apply for the card and see card holder benefits, you may download an application from https://wayne.uakron. edu/library/communitymembers.dot or visit the Central Library in Millersburg for a paper form. All applications must e returned to the Holmes County Library for processing. For information, contact Susan Corl at 330-674-5972, Ext. 227 or email scorl@holmeslib. org.

— One-on-One eReader Help Sessions at the Central Library — The Holmes County Library is now offering one-onone help for those with ereader devices. Sessions will be up to 30 minutes showing patrons how to check out and download library ebooks and other digital media. Participants must have a valid Holmes County District Public Library card with an account in good standing. To set up an appointment call 330674-5972.

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ister at the Wooster Community Center or online at http://www.woosteroh. com/parksandrec.php. For more information contact the Wooster Recreation Department at 330-2635207.

Library programs

Monday — Winesburg Elementary, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Kurtz TownZen Society ship Road 606, 2:30The Zen Society of Wooster meets for 3 p.m.; South Bunker meditation and discussion on Mondays Hill School, 1:15-2 p.m.; at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Winesburg Public, 2:303186 Burbank Road, Wooster. For 6:30 p.m. information, see zensocietyofwooster. Tuesday — Nature org or contact Steve Berg at 330-893-

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Department is taking registrations for wedding and Latin dance classes to be held Thursdays from Jan. 10-March 14 at the Community Center. Wedding dance class will be held 7-7:50 p.m. and Latin dance will be held 8-8:50 p.m. The cost is $45 a person for residents and $55 for nonresidents. Ballroom and swing are separate classes. A parter is required. The registration deadline is Jan. 8 before 4:30 p.m. Reg-

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View School, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Oak Grove School, 1:45-2:30 p.m.; Mount Hope Post Office, 3:155 p.m.; Hiland Bike, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday — Holmes County Training Center, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Holmes Seniors/HCTC, 10:45-11 a.m.; Scenic View School, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Hillcest School, 1:45-2:30 p.m.; Fryburg School, 2:45-3:30 p.m.; Nature’s Food Market, 3-6 p.m.

Thursday — Township Ridge School, Township Road 369, 9-10:30 a.m.; Becks Mill, 11-11:45 p.m.; Doughty Valley School, noon-1 p.m.; Sunshine Villa, 1-2 p.m.; Killbuck Public, 3-6 p.m. Friday — Spring Meadow School, 9-10:15 a.m.; North Bunker Hill School, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Dublin School, 1-2 p.m.; Sunset View School, 2:153:15 p.m.

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A vaguely planned escape from the holidays You know someone like my mother-in-law. Overbearing control freaks are all around us. There’s typically one in every workplace. They crop up on committees and councils. One might even coach your kid’s youth sports team. The nice thing about encountering this unique and endearing personality type in those situations is that you at least have a few options for dealing with it. You can get another job, you can volunteer for a different committee, and you can hope for a better tee ball coach next year; but when you’re married to the lovely and amazingly wonderful daughter of a pathological crazy-maker your options are decidedly limited. I can almost see your mouths dropping open as you read these words. And I can practically hear you mumbling something like, “Lorson is really going to get it when his mother-in-law reads this!”

The truth is she won’t read it. Kristin and I have been at this business of sharing our family’s adventures for 16 years straight — that’s 832 weeks in a row — and I’d wager my wellworn station wagon that mother-in-law has yet to read a dozen of them. I’m cool with that — after all, she’s one of my favorite subjects, and I’d hate to cause a family rift over something as trivial as our life’s work. The holiday season is when mother-in-law really flashes her fangs. And believe me, I could go into endless, venomous detail about all of the ways in which she makes my life a monthlong misery beginning at Thanksgiving each year, but the truth is I actually owe her a thank you this

time around! This year Thanksgiving was such a hopeless train wreck of uncomfortable moments and unfulfilled expectations that on the drive home we hatched a plan to save Christmas from a similar fate. “Hey, what if we just took off for Christmas?” I said, breaking the posttraumatic silence that so often consumes the car as we travel home from such events. “If we just get the heck out of here, we won’t have to deal with the inevitable Christmas fiasco at all!” Within hours our plan was in place: We would pack the family into the Suburban and start driving south until we ran into temperatures of around 75 degrees, then we’d turn left and drive until we found the ocean. An intentionally vague plan, the only real objective (aside from escaping the Christmas wrath, of course) was to find a bit of sand and sun for our little family unit. No presents, no tree, no crazy relatives; just a

chance to seek out our own little smidgen of peace on Earth.

Kristin and I hope your Christmas was merry and wish you all a

healthy, happy, prosperous and especially fun New Year.

Winter Story Celebrations helps kindergarten transition lary, letter recognition and repetition, skills that will help prepare children for entering school, she said. Then, Story Celebrations involve more stories, a song or an action rhyme and a craft appropriate for the theme. For example, said Skolmutch, if the theme is winter animals, the children will do a craft involving a penguin or a polar bear, “with possibly a little assistance from mom. It’s something that mom and child can do together and allows kids to have a safe environment to try something new.” Children can learn to use markers appropriately in a supervised, nonmessy setting, or learn the etiquette required when handling scissors. “In addition to being something fun that the kids enjoy, the crafts help build motor skills, such as the ability to use scissors, and they do artwork to get them familiar with that. So they have a chance to use (those skills) before they get to kindergarten where they are exposed to all those materials,” Skolmutch said.

Story Celebrations also can familiarize children to the school environment in other ways. “It gives kids a new environment and exposes kids to being with other people so that when they go to school, being with a group is not such a foreign thing. Story Celebrations teaches routine and how to interact with other kids their age,” Skolmutch said. Wintertime is an excellent season to invite children and parents into the library, added Skolmutch. “The excitement of Christmas is over, kids have cabin fever and it’s a great activity for moms because when they come to the library, not only is (it) something to do with their child but there is

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something for the whole family,” she said. “They can take a brake from the TV.” In addition, the library offers a warm respite from the cold, with plenty of books to choose from. “Who doesn’t want to snuggle up with a cup of coca and read a book?” asked Skolmutch. “There

are comfy places in our children’s room where they can snuggle up with their child and read a book together.” All children between the ages of two and five are encouraged to attend. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 6, Central Branch Story Celebrations will be held

Wednesdays at 11 a.m. The East Branch located in Walnut Creek will host Winter-Spring Story Celebrations for parents and children ages 2-5 on Mondays at 11 a.m. from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11. Registration is requested. Call 330-674-5972, Ext. 211, or stop by the Children’s Desk to register.

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By KELLEY MOHR Staff Writer Children can discover a new world this season with Winter Story Celebrations at the Holmes County District Public Central Library in Millersburg. Children ages 2-5 are invited along with their parents and caregivers to join the Children’s Department for stories, songs, crafts and more. The Story Celebrations, however, are more than just story time. Through fun activities, children will learn skills to help them transition into preschool and kindergarten, said head of Children’s Services Michelle Skolmutch. In the Children’s Department, Ellen Weaver chooses a theme and a corresponding picture book to actively engage children in the act of reading. “In between reading, she teaches the children finger play or some activity that helps reinforce — without the kids actually knowing it — what kids need to understand in order to become readers,” Skolmutch said. This includes vocabu-

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By BARB LUMLEY Columnist “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter, when the snow comes to cover the ground. It’s a time for play, it’s a whipped cream day, I wait for it all year round.” These are lines from a song written in 1949 by Carl Segman, and recorded and made popular by Dean Martin. It has been a “marshmallow world” the last few days, as we have had lots of snow. It is January and this kind of weather is to be expected. Children will be happy,

as they can try out the new sleds Santa brought. They can build snowmen and forts, and have snowball fights. They will return to the house with rosy red cheeks, soaking wet clothes and smiles on their faces. Years ago on snowy days Grandma would sit in her rocker close to the fireplace, with her mending basket at her side, and she would sew on buttons, darn socks and put patches on pants. I wonder how many of today’s housewives know the “art” of patching pants? Today

those jeans come with the holes already in them and at a high price when purchased new. Grandma would be amazed! Keep the coffee pot on, as seed and fertilizer salesmen will be knocking at the door. They will be encouraging you to “think spring” and plan ahead for the crops you want to plant this year. Seed catalogs will be arriving with mouth watering pictures of tomatoes, corn, etc. and beautiful flowers on the cover. It is interesting how a snowstorm is the one

thing that can bring almost everything to a grinding halt. A comment was made the other day as to what a shame it was to have such a nice snowstorm on a day when there was no school! We are lucky to have the equipment in this day and age to get moving again. Years ago it was sometimes weeks before everyone was plowed out! It’s the time of year for hot soup and lots of it. On these cold, snowy days it seems to be the one type of food that satisfies most. There are so

many kinds to make and enjoy, and they all seem to be “soup for the soul.” We are all being encouraged to eat healthy and most soups fill that bill. Darkness comes early in the evenings. It’s a good time to curl up in an easy chair and read a good book. The local libraries are filled with books of all kinds. How about a steaming cup of hot cocoa topped with whipped cream or a cup of your favorite herbal tea. You could put on some soft music, kick back, close your eyes and just relax and enjoy.

Or rent a movie that you have wanted to watch. Just don’t relax too much or you might just nod off and miss a few scenes. Set up a card table and put together a big puzzle. Sometimes it takes hours to find where that piece with a little bit of red on the tip goes! If none of these things appeal to you, call up a friend and just talk awhile. On these dark, dreary, snowy January days there are lots of enjoyable things to do to get you through them. And remember, spring is on the way!

The 2013 Wayne County Agriculture Outlook Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC campus in Wooster. Registration will open at 10 a.m. and the educational program will begin at 10:30 and run until 3 p.m. The outlook meeting is sponsored by OSU Extension and First National Bank. Primary program speakers include Barry Ward, Matt Roberts and Cam-

eron Thraen, OSU Extension specialists from the department of agricultural, environmental and development economics. Additional speakers include Dianne Shoemaker, OSU Extension Field Specialist Dairy Production Economics, and Tom Stocksdale of First National Bank. Topics that will be covered include: Examining Potential Profitability in 2013: Land Values, Cash Rents and Crop

Inputs; Working with Your Ag Lender; Grains Outlook; Ohio Farm Business Summary and Dairy Market and Policy Watch 2013. The cost of the program is $10 per person, which includes refreshments, lunch and handouts. More information is available on the web at: wayne.osu.edu. Preregistration is requested to the Wayne County Extension office at 330-264-8722 by Jan. 18.

able at the OSU Extension office, 75 E. Clinton St., Millersburg. This eighth edition publiUrban Coyote Ecology cation has been prepared to and Management Bulserve as a guide for the small letin is available at The impoundment owner andOhio State University or manager. The practices Extension Office, 75 E. Controlling outlined apply principally Clinton St., Millersburg. to the management of small Diseases and impoundments for fishAccount book Insects ing and other recreational refills available Controlling Diseases uses. Cost is $3.99 (includes The Ohio Commer- and Insects in Home Fruit tax) phone 330-674-3015 for cial Farm Account Book Plantings Bulletin 780 more information. Management and Marrefill, Bulletin FA3, is is available at the OSU now available from OSU Extension office, 75 E. keting Bulletin Brambles-Production Extension office, 75 E. Clinton St., Millersburg. Growing fruit crops in Management and MarClinton St., Millersburg. the home garden can be a keting Bulletin 782 is rewarding experience and available at the OSU Weed control a source of enjoyment for Extension office, 10 S. guide ready Clay St., Suite 102, Millmany years. This bulletin details the ersburg. This bulletin is The 2011 Ohio and Indiana Weed Control Guide kinds of decisions that intended to serve as a is available at the OSU must be made for success- complete source of inforExtension office, 75 E. ful pest control in home mation on brambles. Cost fruit production with and is $9.85 (includes tax) Clinton St., Millersburg. This publication is an without pesticides and phone 330-674-3015. essential part of all crop the decisions that apply Grain Field production systems. Weeds to each approach. reduce yields by competGuide ing with crops for water, Pond Management Corn, Soybean, Wheat nutrients, and sunlight, Ohio Pond Manage- and Alfalfa Field Guide and may directly reduce profits by hindering har- ment bulletin 374 is avail- bulletin 827 is available at

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Greenhand Lock-in night of fun for freshmen On Nov. 16-17, West Holmes FFA held the annual Greenhand LockIn in the High School gymnasium. At this lock-in, the freshman members participated in a fun and educational evening geared to preparing them for success in their FFA careers. The evening started out with icebreakers prepared by the seniors and officers with added participation from the state officers in attendance Casey Schlauch, Adam Rine and Nicole Stiener. Casey and Nicole are currently serving the Ohio FFA as District officers,

and Adam is the Ohio FFA Sentinel. After the icebreakers, the freshman members broke into groups with the state officers to participate in their workshop. The workshop allowed members to create their own “FFA Jacket” where they put where they wanted to be in FFA and what they want to do, which allowed them to be creative and put specific goals they had set for the year. Then with the small individual jackets, they created a large jacket. Once the workshop ended, freshman members enjoyed watching a

humorous parliamentary procedure presentation. After the presentation, the freshmen attended a wide variety of sessions prepared by the seniors and officers. The presentations highlighted a wide range of events and opportunities through FFA ranging from contests to community service to member development. Each of the activities highlighted an activity or part of the FFA. After the short demos, the freshmen had the opportunity to run for a Greenhand office.

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Schlabach had lots of reasons to be thankful By ART HOLDEN Outdoor Editor Mark Schlabach didn’t sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner. He was mighty thankful, though. With his family out of town, the Mount Hope man went hunting Thanksgiving Day, and returned with a northern Coshocton bruiser that’s been on the radar of many a hunter west of New Bedford. “If I didn’t see anything, I was going to squirrel hunt,” said Schlabach, a salesman for Keim Lumber in Charm. “Then this thing came along at 8 a.m. I was fortunate just to get a shot at him. A lot of things went right for me that morning.” Schlabach, 27, was hunting on property of a Keim Lumber co-worker, and many a deer enthusiast in the area knew of the 22-pointer. It had showed up on trail cameras for years, and by some estimations, was 5 1/2 years old, “maybe 6 1/2.” “We started in the summer hanging stands,” said Schlabach, who goes by the nickname, ‘Beef.’ “But then I started second guessing my choice to hunt the property, because I wasn’t seeing deer. The crops on the property are all on the perimeter, so there’s no bedding areas to keep the deer. We would only catch deer passing through.” But the more Schlabach hunted, the more deer he started seeing. “I passed up a couple

“It is a blessing to be alive, walking and hunting.” Mark Schlabach 130-class bucks,” he said. “I’m glad I did.” The fact Schlabach was in the woods on Thanksgiving wasn’t unusual, it was just the woods that he was in that was unusual. He had planned to hunt that week in West Virginia as he had done in the past, but the land he had permission to hunt on was sold weeks earlier, and he lost his privileges. “I had the week off, so I figured I might as well stay home and hunt in Coshocton. I hunted the same stand three days that week,” said Schlabach Even the fact that Schlabach could go hunting is a story, as two years ago he was riding a motorcycle and collided with a van. He broke every limb on his body and was laid up in bed for four months. “It is a blessing to be alive, walking and hunting,” said Schlabach. As for his Thanksgiving Day hunt, Schlabach was set up close to a pile of corn, figuring that with the rut over, the big bucks would be hungry, and that’s exactly what happed. Showing no fear, the bruiser walked right in on Schlabach, eyeing him in the process. “He knew the stand was there, but he wasn’t scared,” said Schlabach. “He wanted to get something to eat.”

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‘Beef’ was in a predicament, though, as the buck didn’t offer a shot, never quartering toward or away from Schlabach. “He looked at me three different times,” said Schlabach, who arrowed the big buck with a PSE crossbow and an arrow tipped with a Rage twoblade broadhead. “I told myself, ‘the first shot I get, I’m going to take it.’” Although Schlabach called the shot risky, it worked out, as he aimed high and tight over the deer’s shoulder, and the arrow caught a rib and ricocheted into the buck’s lungs. “I didn’t feel confident in the shot,” Schlabach said. “(The deer) took off, and I could see the arrow didn’t go through. I was a complete wreck. I took my phone out and called my buddies, and they talked me into letting him lay, not to track him and have him run off. “So we went and had some coffee, and I told them about the shot. They reassured me it was a good shot.” Schlabach and his friends went back a couple hours later to track the deer, and found it some 150 yards from where it was shot. The buck, which hasn’t been officially scored, has 26-inch main beams, an 18-inch inside spread, and its right G2 is almost 12 inches long. It has one drop tine. “They found last year’s sheds from this deer and it had two drop tines,” said Schlabach. “Last year it scored 213, but I don’t think it’s that big this year. I think it was on the downhill side of its life. But, it did pick up nearly an inch in mass at the base of his antlers.”

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Mark “Beef” Schlabach, of Mount Hope, went hunting on Thanksgiving morning and arrowed this majestic 22-pointer in northern Coshocton County. Schlabach’s friends put a tape to the buck and it is still in the 200 class. “I never expected to

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Tour (Continued From Page 7) with his wife, Dorothy, codirects of the Love Center. “This contribution has come at the right time, when we are providing food to more and more people who have fallen into hard times.” The Amish Country Lodging Council, operating under the auspices of the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to excellence in hospitality and “embraces the concept of giving back to the community,” stated Loretta Coblentz, Cookie Tour chairperson. “Christmas is about love and sharing. Chocolate and cookies are a delicious vehicle to deliver that love. It is our mission to showcase our lovely inns, Submitted photos while at the same time Amy Yoder (top photo) stands next to the Coblentz Chocolate display A chocolate truffle cake and a lemon meringue bless our wonderful char- mouse atop a chocolate cupcake awaited at the with milk chocolate and dark chocolate fountains at the Carlisle Inn Walnut ity partners who provide Barn Inn. Creek. care at a time when it is most desperately needed. On behalf of our hospiBliss Coblentz (photo at left) holds her tour tickets while sitting in front of tality partners, supporting the Hershey Chocolate decorated Christmas tree at Comfort Suites Berlin. businesses, vendors, and volunteers, we thank you for your contribution to this very worthy cause.” The tour is scheduled in 2013 for Dec. 8 and 9. For more information, visit www.christmascookietour.com, facebook.com/ christmascookietour, or woman’s magazine call the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau at 330-674-3975.

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Fun (Continued From Page 12) The Greenhand officers elected are: President, Carter Smith; Vice President, Jason Jenkins; Secretary, Hannah Schelgel; Treasurer, Paige Miller; Reporter, Melanie Atherton; Historian, Gabe Armstrong; Sentinel, Matt Gardner, and

Student Advisor, Tyler Grassbaugh. After the election process was complete, members went to the Ag room and made T-shirts that they wore on the day of initiation. Once the shirts were complete, the members gathered in the cafeteria and enjoyed pizza, chips and snacks. After the late

night snack, the freshmen participated in the sessions prepared by the seniors. Once the sessions ended, everyone gathered in the gym for the rest of the evening to play basketball, wiffle ball, kick ball, board games and participated in line dancing.The night concluded with a movie.

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Obituaries Frances Starner, 83 Frances L. Starner, 83, of Big Prairie, died Sunday morning, Dec. 30, 2012, at Majora Lane Care Center in Millersburg, following an extended illness. Graveside memorial services will be announced at a later date. There will be no calling hours. Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, is handling the arrangements. Frances was born Oct. 1, 1929, in Coshocton County, a daughter of Harvey Dale and Elizabeth (Clowe) Matheny, and moved to Holmes County as a child. She had served as president of Pomerene Hospital’s auxiliary, Pink Ladies, for several years. She leaves her children,

Anita (Herb) Gray of Big Prairie, Rita (Chuck) Wilson of New Waterford, and Jim (Bonnie) Mellor of Dover. She is also survived by two sisters, Ruth Gray of Florida and Gertrude McVickers of Millersburg; 10 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul B. Starner, in 1998; a daughter, Donna Hutton; a grandson, Craig Zuercher; four brothers, Willis Clowe, Samuel Matheny, Harvey Matheny and Welby Matheny; an infant brother; a sister, Mary Raymond, and her parents. The family suggests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

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guidelines, they need to call Carol Mathews at 800-945-4250, Ext. 4905. In-home assistance is also available to anyone who needs help with the HEAP application process and is unable to leave home. The total household income of an applicant must be at or below income guidelines.

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Thelma Stitzlein, 90 Thelma L. Stitzlein, 90, of rural Loudonville, died Saturday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2012, in Hospice of North Central Ohio, Ashland, after a brief illness. Thelma was born June 7, 1922, near Ashland, the daughter of the late Austin and Nancy (Crone) Moherman. She was a 1940 graduate of Ashland High School and resident of the Loudonville area since 1942. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Sewing Group of the church, the Women of Zion, and made the Zion Children’s Activity Bags. She was past president of the Loudonville Lioness Club, a Melvin Jones Fellow, and sewed quilts for many Lioness projects. Thelma was a member of the Dixie Club, the G, H & L Farm Bureau Council, Ashland County Agricultural Appreciation Council, the Women’s Committee of the Cattlemen’s Association, the Mohican Quilters, the Ashland County TB and Respiratory Committee, as well as a former 4-H Advisor and Cub Scout Den Mother. She was married in Ashland by her grandfather on Dec. 17, 1942, to Carl H. Stitzlein, who preceded her in death on May 1, 2001. She is survived by five daughters, Saundra (Tom) Rhamey of Lakeville; Linda (Edward) Weitz of Richardson, Texas; Diana (Lee) From-

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me of Loudonville; Judith Bridger of Wooster; and Tamela (Jaime Messenic) Adams of North Canton; 12 grandchildren, Scott Rhamey, Karissa Ulmer, Elizabeth Ferguson, Anna Brownsted, Rebecca Barron, Sarah Domyan, Adam Fromme, Seth Bridger, Abigail White, Hannah Carlson, Todd Adams, and Marc Adams; 16 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ruth (Clovis) Stitzlein of Loudonville. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Edward E. Stitzlein; her granddaughter, Nicole Adams; and five brothers, Harley, George, Will, Dale, and Robert Moherman. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loudonville, with the Rev. Scott Henderson officiating. Burial was in Loudonville Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 222 East Main Street, Loudonville, 44842; Loudonville Fire Dept. EMS Inc., 200 N. Market Street, Loudonville, or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, 44805.

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Mary Ellen (Kingan) White, 65, of Brinkhaven, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at her residence. She was born Jan. 15, 1947 in Coshocton to the late Kenneth and Edna May (Wilson) Kingan. On Aug, 20, 1967, she married Melvin White. She was a member of the Riley Chapel Baptist Church, and she loved her pets and her horses. Mary is survived by her husband, Melvin; d a u g h t e r s, Dianna (Brian) Wise of Howard and Kathy (John)

Gene Robinson, 80 Gene E. Robinson, 80, of Berlin, died Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2012, at Hospice C a r e Center VNS, Akron, Ohio following a short illness. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Jan. 3) at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Berlin, with Pastor Tom Nye officiating. Burial will be at the Berlin Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., today at the church. He was born April 22, 1932, in Upper Sandusky and was the son of Francis and Ellen (Sours) Robinson. He was formerly married to Ethel Young and she preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 2006.

He worked 35 years for General Electric in Tiffin, retiring in 1989, and was a skilled glass blower at Tiffin Glass House. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Berlin. Surviving are two daughters, Norma Brown of Perrysburg, and Beth (Randy) Urban of Auburn Hills, Michigan; three sons, Denver Robinson of Findley, Robert Robinson of Upper Sandusky and Joseph Robinson of Angleton, Texas; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jean “Trixie” Robinson; and a son-inlaw, Walter Brown. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church of Berlin, P.O. Box 343, Berlin, 44610.

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Lottie Schaub, 98 Lottie A. Schaub, 98, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Majora Lane Care Center, where she was a resident. She was born July 12, 1914, near Gambier to Wa r n e r and Eva (Snyder) Ransom and married Richard B. Schaub. He preceded her in death. She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Jefferson Grange and Garden Club. She enjoyed quilting, flower gardens, bird watching, and watching bowling, basketball and baseball. Surviving are children, Louise Ward of Loudonville, Charles (Lunetta) Schaub of Hayesville, Paul Schaub of Greer, Rosalie Gainer of Tucson, Ariz., Jim (Joan)

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Kenneth “Lemoyne” Armstrong, 81, of Wooster, woke up in Heaven Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, after a lengthy illness at his home. He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Shreve to Kenneth L. and Betty (Phillips) A r m strong and married Shirley Alexander on June 10, 1956, celebrating 56 years of marriage. She survives. He was a graduate of Shreve High School and served his country stateside during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. He retired from Columbia Gas, after many years of service. Lemoyne was a member of Ripley Church of Christ, where he had served as a deacon, elder, and Sunday school teacher. He served on Shreve See Pages 18-19 for more OBITUARIES Village council, and was a member of Farm Bureau Richard Briggs, 71 and Shreve Lions Club. Richard Gordon Briggs, attended Ohio State Uni- lyne Parker Briggs; a sis- beth Ann Briggs. He was very active in the 71, of Millersburg, passed versity, and had worked for ter-in-law, Myrle Wright Funeral services were Triway Capers and will away Wednesday, Dec. 26, the Ohio Department of Briggs; three nephews; Saturday, Dec. 29 at Alex- fondly be remembered 2012, at Majora Lane Care Natural Resources. He was two nieces; a cousin, Jane ander Funeral Home, by those who knew him Center, Millersburg. a member of First Presby- Braddock and Todd Bick- Millersburg. Burial was in for his keen sense of He was born Nov. 30, terian Church of Millers- el, who provided compas- Oak Hill Cemetery, Mill- humor. 1941, in Wooster, the son of burg. sionate health care. ersburg. He was the proprietor Warren Leland and EleaSurviving are a brother, He was preceded in The family suggests of Armstrong Minianor (Stricklen) Briggs, and Warren Lee (Ruth Ann) death by his parents; a contributions be made to ture Donkey Farm, was a graduate of Wooster Briggs of Fort Wayne, brother, Gerald Bruce a charity of the donor’s raising miniature donHigh School. He had Ind.; his stepmother, Pau- Briggs; and a sister, Eliza- choice. keys, sheep and angora Schaub of Frisco, Texas, Sharon Kline (Donnie Dial) of Glenmont, Robert (Debra) Schaub of Butler, Mike (Linda) Schaub of Warren, and Linda (Dave) Kelley of Holmesville; 27 grandchildren; 50 greatgrandchildren; 28 greatgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Mary Durbin; grandsons, Spencer Schaub and Jeremy Kelley; a brother, John Ransom; and a sister, Venice Ferrell. Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 28 at Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with pastor Larry Houck officiating. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.

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Obituaries Amanda Wengerd, 80 Amanda H. Wengerd, 80, 4377 County Road 168, Millersburg, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at her home. She was born July 21, 1932, in Holmes County to the late Harvy and Susan (Gingerich) Schlabach, and married Roy E. Wengerd on Nov. 12, 1953. He survives. She was a member of the New Order Amish Church. Surviving in addition to her husband, are children, Wayne (Mary) Wengerd, Betty (Allen) Schrock, Esther (Irvin) Miller, Martha (Marion) Miller and Paul (Carol) Wengerd, all of Millersburg, Stephen (Beth) Wengerd of Flat Rock, Ill., David (Diane) Wengerd of the home and Daniel (Julia)

Wengerd of Millersburg; 47 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a brother, Emanuel (Mary) Schlabach of Millersburg; a sister, Mary (Monroe) Miller of Martinsburg; and a brother-in-law, Ervin Mullet of Shipshewana, Ind. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Mattie (Ura) Troyer, Ella (Ervin) Mullet and Verna Schlabach. Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 29 at the residence, with Bishop Pete S. Miller officiating. Burial was in Berlin Township Cemetery, Berlin Township, Holmes County. Arrangements were handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.

Roman Weaver, 64 Roman B. Weaver, 64, 9614 James Road, Fredericksburg, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Aultman Dunlap Hospital in Orrville. Roman was born May 21, 1948, in Millersburg, the son of the late Ben and Katie (Weaver) Weaver, and married Effie Gingerich on May 30, 1970. She preceded him in death on March 2, 2002. On May 1, 2008, he married Clara J. Yoder. She survives. He worked for Millwood Inc. for the past 22 years and was a member of the Old Order Amish. Surviving in addition to his wife, Clara, are children, Linda Weaver of the home, Laura (Aden) Miller of

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Delmar Peebles, 77 Delmar E. “Spike” Peebles, 77, of Lakeville, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland. He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in McConnellsville to Carl and Mary (Huffman) Peebles and married Marilyn Doty Dec. 19, 1958, having just celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed by the Diamonite Co. in Shreve for 47 years. Spike loved horses and was a member of the American and Ohio Quarter Horse Assoc. He was an avid NASCAR fan and was instrumental in the formation of Lakeville Speedway. He always looked forward to his Sunday morning cof-

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daughters Donna (Dave) Warner, Kathy (Dave) Greegor, Eileen (Craig) Hackett, Patty (Kelly) Becker, all of Dalton. and Nancy (Terry) Cumberland of Kingwood, W.Va.; grandchildren Betsy (Tim) Eggers, Ben (Tasha) Warner, Brad Warner, Rachel (Eric) Quillin, Dave and Seth Greegor, Heather (Joel) Marshall, Elizabeth (Mark) Wagner, Daniel (Katie) Hackett, Becka (Andy) Hackett Lash, Holly, Leiah and Gavin Hackett, Michaela, Logan, Courtney, Aaron and Dillon Becker; 25 great-grandchildren, with one more due in May; and a sister, Beatrice (Jim) Chaney of Millersburg. Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 28, at Dalton Baptist Church, 400 Lincolnview Drive, Dalton, with pastors Dave Greegor and Terry Cumberland co-officiating. Burial was in Dalton Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Dalton. Memorials may be made to Dalton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 110, Dalton 44618.

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Obituaries Wanda Arnold, 80 Wanda F. Arnold, 80, of Killbuck, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 20, 2012, at her residence after an extended illness. Wanda was born Oct. 29, 1932, in Colcord, Okla, the daughter of Charles L. and Fannie (Riley) Hughes, and married Homer W. Arnold on May 3, 1950. He preceded her in death Oct. 26, 2012. Surviving are children, Anita (Rick Felton) Arnold of Warsaw, Wayne (Deb) Arnold of Killbuck and Cheryl (Roger) Emick of Orrville; grandchildren, Shelley (Brian) Artip, Joey (Tim) Starner, Jesi Shaw, Bill (Brandy) Broadwater, Duane (Nikki) Yutzy, Jeri (Brian) Phillips, Jason (Steph) Arnold, Brad (Katie) Arnold and Melissa (Jason) Brooks; 18 great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; five step-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Charles Hughes of California. In addition to her husband, she was preceded

in death by a son, Larry Joe Arnold; a sister, Juanita Jensen; and brothers, J. Hughes, L.D. Hughes, Warren Hughes and Wayne Hughes. Graveside services were Sunday, Dec. 23 at Killbuck Cemetery, with Chaplain Ginger Pflueger officiating. Arrangements were handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg. The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne/ Holmes County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or Holmes County Kidney Fund, in care of Miriam Weaver, 6521 County Road 189, Millersburg 44654.

Danikah Miller, infant Danikah Janae Miller, one-day-old daughter of Norman L. and Emily M. (Brown) Miller of Beach City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Akron. In addition to her parents, she is survived by grandparents, Lester and Verna Miller of Beach City and D.J. and Patricia Brown of Wilmot; g r e a t - g r a n d p a r e n t s, Mary Miller of Mill-

ersburg, Richard and Eunice Brown of Liverpool, N.Y., and Elizabeth Lloyd of Deposit, N.Y. Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 22 at Pleasant View Mennonite Church, 3391 U.S. Route 62, Millersburg, with pastors Dennis Hostetler and Myron Troyer officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton handled arrangements.

Donald Slanczka, 17 Donald “DJ” Slanczka, 17, of Shreve, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence. He was b o r n June 18, 1995, in Lorain to Michelle Slanczka, and had played football and baseball in the Amherst Youth Organization. He enjoyed dirt bikes, four wheelers, shooting guns, spending time outdoors, and spending time with his mother

and sister. He was a loyal friend. Surviving in addition to his mother of Shreve, are a sister Breanna of the home; maternal grandparents, Donald “Papa” and Bonnie Slanczka of Shreve; and numerous aunts and uncles. He was preceded by his great-grandparents. Services, due to the weather, were rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 28 at Schlabach Funeral Home in Shreve, with the Rev. Bill Lawson officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home.

Charles ‘Rick’ Semer IV, 68 Charles Richard Semer IV, 68, Gainesville, Fla., formerly of Wooster, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Chuck “Rick” was born Nov. 18, 1944, in Shreveport, La., to Charles R. and Mary Lee (Roberts) Semer, and spent most of his youth in California. He graduated from Alhambra High School, Martinez, Calif., in 1962 and served four years in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. He received his bachelor’s degree from Akron University and his master’s degree from Ohio State University in plant pathology. He retired from the University of Florida, IFAS in July of 2011, where he helped to establish and coordinate the plant medicine program clinical trials, and found it most fulfilling to work with students. He also worked for several years at Yoder Brothers in southern Florida. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir, and the Florida Track Club. He had just completed his Second Half Marathon and was training for the Five Points of Life Marathon in February of 2013. He was an avid reader, and loved to travel and be with his family. Chuck spent his retirement time learning wood working skills, and had just completed gifts for his family. Chuck married Lois

Franks on Jan., 31, 1970. She survives. Also surviving are children, Angela (Robbie) Monk of Gainesville, Fla., and Ben (Nancy Peterson) Semer of Seattle, Wash.; granddaughters, Ashley and Amber Monk of Gainesville, Fla.; brothers, George Craig (Marilyn) Semer of Pollock Pines, Calif., John Christoph (Melodye) Semer of Hay Fork, Calif., Mark Semer of Beaverton, Mich., and Steve (Lynn) Semer of Wooster; sisters, Susan Buss of Worcester, Mass., Anne (Ross) Murphy of St. Joseph, Minn., and Judith (Jim) Gillick of Akron; his motherin-law, Nancy Irving of Millersburg; a brother-in law, Brad Franks of Bradenton, Fla.; a sister-inlaw, Edalynn (Tim) Weiss of Marion; and many beloved nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. His parents, and a sister, Mary Claire, are with him in heaven. A celebration of life was Saturday, Dec. 22, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13th St., Gainesville, Fla. 32609, with the Rev. Dr. Richard. L. Palmer officiating. Private burial was planned for a later date. Forest Meadows Funeral Home in Florida, assisted the family (www.forestmeadowsfh.com). Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International at http:// secure1.heifer.org/webtexgiftregistry/index/registry/ id/TYOUX51VJ37E/ or through contributions to Grace Presbyterian Church.

Arden Nussbaum, 65 Arden W. Nussbaum, 65, of Dalton, died Fri., Dec. 21, 2012, at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon. He was born in Wooster on Nov. 10, 1947, to the late Willis E. and Edna (Geiser) Nussbaum and married Marilyn J. Gerber on Oct. 6, 1974. She survives. He retired from Kidron, Inc. and was a member of the Canaan Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Jody and Joy Nussbaum; a sister, Arvilla (Dean) Kaufman of Boise, Idaho; step-brothers and sisters, Virgene

Lehman of Millersburg, Karen (Joe) Garnett of Shirley, Ark., Curt Lehman of Orrville, Darrel (Cathy) Lehman, Craig (Kelly) Lehman and Lori (Angelo) Napolitan, all of Dalton, and Joyce (Ken) Weaver of Apple Creek. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Elrena Nussbaum; an infant daughter, Monica; and a brother, Elton. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church Cemetery.  Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton handled the arrangements.

Leonard Ramsey, 69 Leonard R. Ramsey, 69, of Lakeville, passed away M o n d a y, Dec. 17, 2012, at Akron General Hospital. He was born July 14, 1943, in Marion County, W.Va., the son of the late Rev. Eli Hue and Arlene (Brown) Ramsey, and married Glenda Tennant on June 13, 1964. She survives. He had worked for 33 years as a mechanic for Pallotta Ford in Wooster, and loved pitching horseshoes. He was a member of Wooster Horseshoe Club. Surviving in addition to his wife, are chil-

dren, Richard (Claudia) Ramsey of Akron, Gary (Lina) Ramsey of Homer, Tracy Stutzman and son-in-law, Shawn Stutzman, both of Smithville; grandchildren, Jenny, Kory, Joshua, Toni, Kyle, Julie and Morgan; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Russell of Columbus and Pearl Thorn of Alabama; and a brother, Cary “Bud” (Elizabeth) Ramsey of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Linda Cole. Memorial services were Thursday, Dec. 20 at Alexander Funeral Home. The family suggests contributions be made to Lakeville Fire Department, P.O. Box 27, Lakeville 44638.

John Kestner Sr., 72 John W. Kestner, Sr., 72, of Wooster, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday evening, Dec. 22, 2012, at Wooster Community Hospital. He was born on M a r c h 26, 1940, in Glade Springs, Va., to Earnest and Virginia C. (Null) Kestner and has lived in the Wooster area for the last 45 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict for nine years. He started working at Akron Brass and then with Wayne Steel as a fabricator for many years before his retirement. He married Iris D. Faught on Oct. 6, 2001, in Smithville. She survives. He attended the Zion Lutheran Church in Wooster; enjoyed playing the banjo and loved listening to bluegrass music. In addition to his beloved wife, he is sur-

vived by two sons, Jon W. Kestner, Jr., of Wooster and James E. (Angie) Kestner of Ferndale, Wa.; seven daughters, Deborah (Dave) King of North Canton, Nancy M. (Paul) Markel of Biloxi, Miss., Jerri Lee Bragg of Alvin, Texas, Terri Harrouff of Austin Town, Judie (John) Hoyman of Millersburg, Julie (Albert) Gilbert of Wooster and Tracy Kolarovsky of Smithville; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; several sisters and brothers all of Virginia; and his faithful canine companion, “Lady.” In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant son, Robert Lee Kestner. Services were Thursday, Dec. 27, at Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, 2284 Benden Drive, Wooster, with the Rev. Dr. Allan Nathan officiating. Interment with military honors was at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman

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Rohskopf falls to St. Ed’s Bright in 145 final “He’s the third or fourthbest wrestler in the country.” Bright led 4-2 after the first period, scoring two takedowns against Rohskopf. Another takedown in the second, and after the West Holmes senior scored an escape to start the third, Bright notched a counter move for the final score.  “He’s one of the best kids in the country, so I know where I’m at,” Rohskopf said. “He did everything I expected him to do. I didn’t do everything I expected myself to do. He wrestled his match and he took me out of mine.” “That’s why we come here to face competi-

SPORTS FANS! Who Am I? Since becoming a starting quarterback in the NFL in 2006, I ranked second in total passing yards entering the 2012 season (25,288), second in wins (66), third in touchdowns (170), third in yards per attempt (8.0), and sixth in passer rating (95.7). Any guesses? The answer is San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers, who led the Chargers to four straight playoff appearances from 2006 through 2009, but had yet to carry them to a Super Bowl appearance. It might have come as a surprise to NBA fans that Randy Wittman was still a head coach at the start of the 201112 season, his third with Washington after stops in Cleveland and Minnesota. Overall, Wittman’s record as a head coach was 118-238, never winning more than 32 games in any one season. That’s a winning percentage of .331 – not only the lowest among active NBA coaches, but also the lowest in league history for anybody who has coached at least 350 games. Among the college football teams that appeared in the BCS title game since 2000, the 2005 Trojans of Southern California and the 2001 Miami Hurricanes shared the mark for most players drafted into the NFL in the top three rounds with 24 apiece, well ahead of the next highest, 2005 Texas with 15. But based on performance at the NFL level, it’s Miami over Southern Cal by a lot. Those 24 Hurricanes had played a combined 176 NFL seasons through 2011 and made an astounding 36 combined Pro Bowls. The 24 Trojans – 107 combined seasons and a mere eight Pro Bowls entering the 2012 campaign.

tion like that,” Woods said. “Now we know what we’ve got to work on.” Rohskopf’s first loss dropped his ledger to 15-1 on the season. In the battle for third place at 126 pounds, Tuslaw’s Dion Perez took on another Eagle, St. Ed’s senior Chance Driscol. Driscol took control right from the start taking a 6-1 lead in the first period and rolled to a 9-1 major decision to claim third place. “He was quick on his shots,” Perez said. “I don’t know if I was completely mentally ready.” The Mustang senior said he wasn’t intimidated going up against the St. Ed’s senior.  “I don’t get intimidated. I just try to go out and wrestle my best,” he said.   St. Ed’s led in the team standings heading into the finals, and their strong showing did little to hurt the Eagles’ chances of letting the lead slip away. Perry was second, followed by Detroit Central Catholic and Cuyahoga

Valley Christian Academy.  Tuslaw was tied at 26th. West Holmes was 30th and Northwestern 31st. Kevin Lynch can be reached at 330-674-5676 or klynch@the-dailyrecord.com.

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West Holmes senior 145-pounder Max Rohskopf (left) battles against Lakewood St. Edward’s Edgar Bright during the finals of the Medina Invitational Tournament Saturday. The nationally ranked Bright scored an 8-3 decision in their title bout, handing Rohskopf his first loss of the season.

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LEGAL COUNTY : HOLMES The following applications and/or verified complaints were received, and the following draft, proposed and final actions were issued, by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) last week. The complete public notice including additional instructions for submitting comments, requesting information or a public hearing, or filing an appeal may be obtained at: http://www.epa.ohio.gov /actions.aspx or Hearing Clerk, Ohio EPA, 50 W. Town St. P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216. Ph: 614-644-2129 email: HClerk@epa.state.oh.us

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AND OPERATE MILLCREEK LUMBER 1617 TR 106 M I L L E R S B U R G OH ACTION DATE : 12/19/2012 FACILITY DESCRIPTION: AIR IDENTIFICATION NO. : P0112061 PTIO Renewal permit for a 125 hp diesel/natural gas engine used as a primary power source. The engine was converted from single to dual fuel with an overall decrease in emissions. VOC emissions increased (but are less than the de minimis threshold)

MILLCREEK LUMBER 1617 TR 106 M I L L E R S B U R G OH ACTION DATE : FINAL ISSUANCE OF 1 2 / 1 9 / 2 0 1 2 F A C I L I T Y P E R M I T - T O - I N S T A L L DESCRIPTION:

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West Holmes’ Max Rohskopf (left) and Lakewood St. Edward’s Edgar Bright get set to tangle during their 145-pound championship bout at the Medina Invitational Tournament Saturday. Bright won with an 8-3 decision. 10100178

By KEVIN LYNCH Sports Writer Lakewood St. Edward’s is one of the premier high school wrestling programs in the country, and on Saturday night in the finals of the 38th Annual Medina Invitational Tournament, the Eagles denied a pair of locals in the finals. West Holmes senior 145-pounder Max Rohskopf squared off against St. Ed’s senior Edgar Bright for the 145-pound championship and the Knight suffered his first loss of the season, dropping an 8-3 decision. “It was his first loss and his last,” said West Holmes coach Jeff Woods.

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C A T I O N T O PERMIT-TO-INSTALL FINAL ISSUANCE OF AND OPERATE OAC CHAPTER 3745-31 MODIFICATION T O ROBIN DEVELOPMENT P E R M I T - T O - I N S T A L L CENTER AND OPERATE 5200 CR 120 B E R L I N T W P . MILLCREEK LUMBER OH ACTION DATE : 1617 TR 106 12/19/2012 FACILITY M I L L E R S B U R G DESCRIPTION: OH ACTION DATE : AIR 1 2 / 1 9 / 2 0 1 2 F A C I L I T Y IDENTIFICATION NO. : DESCRIPTION: P0110234 AIR Administrative modification IDENTIFICATION NO.: of no. 2 dip coating adhesive P0112072 to metal parts to include fedChapter 31 modification to e r a l l y enforceable 220 hp ICE. Engine was restriction(s) to limit HAP converted from diesel to dual emissions to minor source fuel (natural gas & diesel), levels and is now subject to 40 Publish Holmes County Hub Publish Holmes County Shopper CFR Part 60 Subpart IIII

ROBIN DEVELOPMENT CENTER 5200 CR 120 B E R L I N T W P . OH ACTION DATE : 12/17/2012 FACILITY DESCRIPTION: AIR IDENTIFICATION NO. : P0110080 Installation of Dip tank no. 2 with facility-wide restrictions on materials usage to limit single HAP and combined HAP emissions so that FINAL ISSUANCE OF ADfacility retains minor HAP MINISTRATIVE MODIFI-

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LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICE 12/27/2012 Issuance of Draft Air Pollution Permit-To-Install and Operate Mullet Cabinets Inc 7488 SR 241, Millersburg, OH 44654 Holmes County FACILITY DESC.: Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing PERMIT #: P0112176 PERMIT TYPE: Initial Installation PERMIT DESC: FEPTIO for a crossdraft, spray booth for the manual spray application of stain, glaze, finish, primer, and paint to wood products, emissions unit R008. The Director of the Ohio En-

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$2,500 Sign-On Bonus! Dediv i r o n m e n t a l P r o t e c t i o n Blizzard's garage must be removed by the DRIVERS: cated Account! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Agency issued the draft per- end of January. (330) 674-4276. Weekly Home-Time & More! mit above. The permit and CASH FOR scrap metal: trucks, buses, Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3109 complete instructions for re- cars, heavy equip., farm equip., copper, questing information or sub- batteries, brass, aluminum, and any 200 Antiques Collectibles mitting comments may be metal. Call (330) 473-8410. o b t a i n e d a t : SALE: Antique wood burning wash h t t p : / / e p a . o h i o . g o v / d a p c 70 Business Opportunity FOR stove, 2 burner, 6 inch stove pipe, model /permitsonline.aspx by entering 288C. New Home. $300.00. the permit # or: Tracy Gu, GREENHOUSE, 20 ft x 60 ft, hoop style, 740-502-7451. Ohio EPA DAPC, Northeast includes ventilation fan system, natural HOLMES COUNTY Antique Festival District Office, 2110 East gas heater, wire mesh tables & misc. Lamps, Opera House, Holmes County Aurora Road, Twinsburg, supplies. $2500. Call (330) 204-7366. Home, Pomerene Hospital, only 50 of OH 44087. P h : 200,000 HARD MAPLE wooden shapes each made. (330) 231-2515 in 115 different profiles - great small (330)425-9171. business opportunity. Shapes are cut to 3/8 & 3/4 inches, & tumbled & ready for painting. Bins included. For more information, call (330) 231-2696.

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BUYING JUNK batteries, aluminum, copper, brass, ele. motor, farm machinery, appliances, cars, trucks. 330-279-2142 NOTICE: Horse Training available from start to finish, riding and driving. Stop in at Woodside Stables 6694 TR 607, Fredericksburg OH, 44627. 2 miles South of Fredericksburg FOR RENT: 2 cooler trailer with freezers. New one for 2013 season with more space: Jason E. Miller, 3197 TR 166, Sugarcreek, OH. 44681. (330) 852-1909. SNOW REMOVAL. Millersburg, Killbuck, Lake Buckhorn area. (216) 403-6584

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WANTED: NH 352-353 Feed Grinder in Good Working Condition. Allen Miller, Baltic 330-897-0349 500 GAL Mueller Bulk Tank, Cooling Unit, 3 Delaval Milker Units, 1 Bucket. David Brown 1200 Tractor. Allen Miller (330) 567-2249 JOHN DEERE 450C dozer, good shape, $10,000. (330) 359-1127.

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FOR SALE: Alfalfa Mixed Hay. Call 330-844-3516 FIRST CUTTING, 850# round bales, $90.00. Also small square good horse hay, 40#, $7.00. (330) 472-2613. 1ST CUTTING small square mixed hay, $5.75 each. Will deliver. Phone (740) 552-1722.

6 POLY Calf Hutches, Fork for Skid Loader. 330-674-0305 Ext 2.

ORGANIC BEEF by the quarter, whole or half, call for price. Place your order now. (330) 897-1348 x1

NEW MANURE bucket, 66" for Uniloader. Call (330) 695-6793

LARGE SQUARE alfalfa & straw bales for sale. Will deliver. (573) 823-0258.

FOR RENT: S185 BobCat with steel tracks, forks & bucket. $18./ hr. Call (330) 897-1222 ext 3.

2011 TIMOTHY Alfalfa 1st Cutting, 5x6 1200# $100/Bale. Also 2nd and 3rd Cutting 4x4 Bales. 330-359-5730

Appliances Electronics 2006 CASE 410 skid loader with cab,

GE ELECTRIC range, 4 burner, white, good cond. $150. (330) 674-1203.

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FOR SALE Split seasoned firewood, slab wood & also boom truck loads available. Also hollow cmpfire logs 330 231-8462. SPLIT AND Round Seasoned Firew o o d . GB Yoder 3-1/2 mi SW New Bedford on SR 643. $50 pickup load. FOR SALE: Firewood, season cut split hardwood, near Big Prairie, $140/cord. You haul, delivery available. 330-231-3980 FIREWOOD. Seasoned hardwood and split. $30-$60. pickup load. Robert M Raber, 8218 TR 568, Fredericksburg. Delivery available. (330) 279-9083, VM.

heat, 650 hrs, $19,500, or make offer. (740) 291-7019

FOR SALE: Seasoned firewood, $50 per pickup load. Can deliver. 330-897-1306.

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105 General BUILT-IN convection double oven, exc. as Case IH, Platform, Perkins 85HP En- WESTERN TOP quality dairy hay, (330) 674-1945. gine, 24 Spd Power shift, 260 Hrs. Like haylage, certified organic available. Call WANTED: SOMEONE to stack lumber for lumber grader. (330) 231-3236. Experienced Horse Stall cleaners needed, this is a physically labor intense job. Those who are not hard workers, need not apply. Part time AM job. Call (330)674-2503 Leave message with horse experience description.

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cond., $300. (330) 359-0125

New. $25,200 Call Joe (330) 852-3029

Jason 330-473-7905.

HIGH EFFICIENCY natural gas furnace, Rheem Classic 90 Plus, good condition, $650/ obo. (330) 279-2041.

FOR RENT - Bobcat T300 skid loader, $25/hr.; Bobcat Mini Hoe, $22/hr. (330) 231-6196

WESTERN Alfalfa, high quality, 1000# square bales-$250/each. Will load. 330-231-7500

30" MAGIC CHEF kitchen stove, $75. (330) 674-4426

300 GAL Mueller Bulk Tank, like new. Surge Vacuum Pump, Good Condition. Pioneer Forecart w/Brakes. JL Round Hay Feeder. (330) 852-1703

FOR SALE: 1 yr. old laying hens, $3.00/each. (330) 852-0102

CLEVELAND DORNBACK Hot Air Furnace, no electric. $400 330-893-7009

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Kaufman Auction House 3149 SR 39, Millersburg OH Location: Kaufman Auction House next to Amish Country Theater, Directions 3.3 miles east of Berlin or 0.5 mile west of Walnut Creek, Ohio in Holmes County. From I-77 take SR 39 west approximately 12 miles to Auction House

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(Selling in 2 rings both starting at 5:00 PM) Antiques/Collectibles * Household/Furniture * Tools Antiques/Collectibles: DeLavalle cream separator (not complete); early phonograph in cabinet with records, marked Compton-Price Coshocton; early sideboard with mirror; plastic pig cookie jar; carnival glass; misc. toys, bottles; claw foot piano stool, cast iron dog, 1952 singer portable sewing machine; primitive furniture. Crocks; beveled glass mirror; polar cub fan; anniversary clock. Child’s wooden rocking horse. Household/Furniture; Wooden baby cradle on stand; glass top caned bottom end table; solid wood desk; wooden bookshelves; radio controlled battery operated toy tractor; exercise equipment, some new; jewelry, tricycle style wine rack; tires, Harley Davidson Leathers, motorcycle saddle bag; telescope with stand. Helm scene picture with tiger maple frame; German etching painting; original water color. Tools: Cabelas gas smoker; Kerosene camping lanterns, various lawn and garden and hand tools. Note: Visit www.kaufmanrealty.com for photos and updates by 5:00 pm Friday, January 4. For more information contact David Conn, auction manager at (330) 204-4453. Terms: Cash, check, or any major credit card with valid I.D. 3% buyer’s premium will be waived for cash sales Receiving Hours: Wednesday, 8:00-10:30 and noon to 4:00

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Construction Equipment

'05 JD 650J LT w/winch and screens $65,000. '04 JD 650H LGP only 2600 hrs $40,000. '06 Case 850K dozer 1600 hrs. $64,500. '04 Case 850K dozer, dab, 5300 hrs $35,000. '04 Allied winch for Case 850K $15,750. JD550H Dozer $30,000. '97 JD450G LC-IV Dozer $22,500 '92 JD 650G w/winch, arch, screens $35,000. '95 Cat D4H-II Dozer 1400 Hrs on complete rebuild $30,000. JD 850B w/winch $26,000. Cat D4D Dozer $15,000. '06 Komatsu PC2100LC-8 $74,000. '10 JD35D Excavator $32,000. '06 Yanmar VIO35 Mini Hoe $18,500. '04 Yanmar VIO35 Mini Hoe, w/hyd thumb $20,000. '04 Yanmar VIO35 Mini Hoe, $14,000. Ford A62 Wheel Loader $8,500. '07 JD605C Crawler Loader w/forks $55,000. JD 555G Crawler Loader, Rebuilt Trans. $21,000. '89 JD455G Crawler Loader Cab, Tooth Bucket $19,500. Case 455C Loader $17,500. '90 Cat 953 Loader cab, heat, air $17,000. '97 Case 580SL 4x4 cab, extendahoe, 4-in-1 bucket $22,500. JCB 214S Grademaster 4x4 Loader Landscaper $14,750. Case 450 Loader $5000. '03 JD 648G-III Grapple Skidder $55,000. '94 JD 648E Skidder $24,500. '95 JD 548E Skidder $24,500. '96 Franklin 170 Grapple Skidder, new rear tires $18,500. JD 640 Skidder $17,000. (2) JD 440C Skidder $16,000 to $22,000 each. '97 Timberjack 460 Skidder dual arch grapple $40,000. Hamm Smooth Drum Roller $17,500. Case 602 Vibromax Pad Foot Roller $14,500. '00 Genie Lift Z60/34 articulated boom $22,500. '94 Moxy MT30S-3 6x6 Off Road Dump $14,500. '71 Cat 613 Self Loading Scraper, 3208 cat engine. $8,500. Lots of misc. forks and buckets. Call Firman 330-464-1428 OR 330-567-3886 20 PLASTIC 2X4X12 sidewalk forms & cams. Good shape. $600. (330) 674-1203. FOR RENT: Case 1150 E Dozer with log Arch. Ready for the Woods. Andy Miller 13590 TR 472, Lakeville, OH 44638

FOUR 5 ft horse mowers with dually wheels, two 2 speed Ohio mowers, One #5 Case mower. Working condition to A1 condition. Priced to sell. Lois Webb, 5621 CR 68, Millersburg, OH 330-473-8232 or 330-674-6662.

3X3X8 BALES, 1st cutting hay, Timothy, Orchard Grass mix. Horse, dry cow quality. $275/Ton. 330-698-0514 Ext 2

JOHN DEERE #33 PTO manue spreader, 135 bushel, single beater, good cond. $1500.00. (330) 698-1778.

1ST CUTTING HAY, 4x5 round bales, mediocre horse hay / beef hay, $250/ton. (330) 852-2466.

FOR SALE: Case International 5220 tractor, 115 HP, 6800 hours. Good rubber on tires. $17,900. (330) 893-3299.

FIRST CUTTING HAY, 8 round bales, sitting outside since June, $45.00. Delivery available. (740) 291-7019.

POPCORN PROFITEER Machine on 4 wheel popcorn wagon. Propane popper will make 280 servings per hour. Bags, accessories, battery, popcorn; is all ready to go. $1,750 OBO. Holland Legacy Grill, stainless steel top of the line model. $250 Millersburg 330-473-7647

20X80 TUNNEL house, 22 arches, fasteners with perlins, good condition. $1450. (330) 231-6373.

FOR RENT: 20' Shantler Chicken Litter Spreader, (330) 359-1127. FOR SALE: New Idea 14-A Manure Spreader, New traction tires, Composite floor, Excellent Condition. $895. 330-763-4660 POWER UNIT, 35HP, Vanguard w/clutch, 4 Hyd outlets, In Good Condition. 35HP John Deere Diesel w/Clutch. In very good Condition. 1250 Hrs. $4000 each. (330) 567-9009 CASE IH 5250 4x4 cab, heat, air $24,500. '06 Bobcat S130 Skid Steer 1570 hrs. $17,250. '05 Case 410 Skid Steer 805 hrs $16,750. 5635 Gehl Skid Steer with Tracks $10,500. Call Firmen at 330-464-1428 OR 330-567-3886

HORSE HAY, wheat straw, small squares, round bales & large squares. Call Jason 330-473-7905. SEMI LOAD, (approx 600 bales) First cutting horse hay. $7.00/bale. Free delivery in Holmes County. (330) 472-2613. 1ST CUTTING round bales, nice horse hay. $270./ ton. Will deliver. (740) 552-1722.

FOR SALE: Oil Free Vacuum Pump for milking. Also 400 Gal Sunset Bulk Tank (330) 359-0752

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FOR RENT: D5C Cat Dozer with Winch and log arch. $31/Hour. Eli Weaver 7841 CR 373 Big Prairie, Ohio 44611

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FOR SALE: Hay wagon 8'x16' Bed, Very good condition. $800 Nathan Mast (330) 852-4925

FOR SALE: Gehl 55 Grinder Mixer, $1,200. Gravity Wagon w/Steel Wheels, $600, John Miller (740) 622-1109

2010 MF diesel tractor, 74-hp, 4x4, 800 hours, very good condition. (330) 231-6196

FORD 9N, Runs great, nice paint, 85% tread. $2,750. (330) 852-0109

Albert Lea Seed - Organic, Non-GMO. Save by pooling orders and early discounts. Try our red clover and hulless oats. Cloverland Ag Service 330-231-4484

WILL SPREAD or dump chicken manure, clean out & buy. Chicken manure available sometimes. Call Dennis, 330-844-3516.

3 POINT 6' tractor blade, older medium duty, slides, rotates & tilts, ideal for grading driveways & snow. $250. Phone (330) 852-2466.

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7 YR old Black Gelding. TSS. Dbl. Gaited. Boys or family horse. (330) 674-0621†x1 FOR SALE: 3 yr Old Bay Morgan Mare. Broke, TSS, $750. U.J.P 5865 CR 58, Millersburg OH 44654 PONY FOR Christmas! 5 month old dark brown and white. 9 yr old girl has handled her a lot. Mother is 51". $300 (330) 567-9348 4 Yr. old gelding, Cash Hall, strong surrey horse; Also, 3 yr. gelding, Mutiheer, nice family horse-both fresh. David Miller, 4691 TR 613, Fredericksburg, N. Mt. Hope. MORGAN GELDING, 10 yrs old, Fancy driving horse, Single & Double. $1500. 330-231-7500

FOR SALE: 24 Ton Organic Ear Corn. $430/ton. (330) 567-0088

FOR SALE: 2 Bucket Milker Complete. 40lb. $300 each or both for $550. Also 60 lb Bucket only. John Miller (740) 622-1109

26" TORO snow blower, model 7260E Power Max, 2011 model, used very little., $899. Sulky with platform, $550. (330) 674-4426.

CHICKEN HOUSE Equipment Dispers a l , Metal Feeders, Waterline, & More. Call for more information. (330) 893-2585†x2

3RD CUTTING large square bales alfalpha. Horses or dairy hay, good quality. Testing 22 protein, 175 feeding value. $385. ton, will deliver. (740) 552-1722.

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3 YR OLD Standard Bred Morgan C r o s s Dark Chestnut with 3 white socks and snip. Broke to drive single and double. Will also ride. (330) 852-4738 3 YR old Hackeny Standard Bred Cross, Mare, Bay with 3 white socks and stripe. Green broke to drive. (330) 674-7434

FOR SALE: Standard Bred Horses. We just got a load of fresh horses from harp drivers. Loran Schlabach (330) 852-3096 FOR SALE: 4 yr old Donkey Jack, (330) 893-3673 5 YEAR old standard bred gelding, safe for older people, well mannered. John Zook, 10309 Speelman Rd, Fredericksburg, OH 44627. 2 YEARS old white pony, 54", green

Firewood Fuel broke, $600. (330) 893-7001.

WOOD BURNER, model 28-3500. Manufactured by: England Stove Works, $300. Small oxygen tank in carrying case, $50. (330) 897-1459. FOR SALE: Firewood, split, seasoned and dried. $50 a rick. Noah Yoder, 6928 CR 407, Millersburg OH (330) 674-1000

CUSTOM SADDLES new & used, made in USA. Cowboy & barrel. Starting at $450. Call 330-231-7500 FOR SALE: Good broke Percheron geldings or mares. Registered. 1 mare in foul. David A Miller, 8859 Barrs Mill Road, Sugarcreek. (330) 852-1447 ext 1.

SEASONED FIREWOOD, round & spit hardwood, $55./ pickup load. Roy Miller, (330) 567-2477, VM.

6 YR old Dutch Harness Cross G e l d i n g , Black, Star, TSS, Women can drive. Andy Raber (330) 893-0303

FOR SALE: Partly seasoned split firewood. $40/Rick, Slabwood $15/Bundle. Mullet Run Lumber, 5474 TR 117, (8 mi S of Millersburg) (330) 893-4085

Coming. 3 yr old Bay Standard Bred Gelding. Well broke, TSS, All Trot $1000 OBO. Mose Yoder, 10627 Senff Rd., Dundee, Ohio 44624.

FIREWOOD KILN DRIED cut offs, $45

6 YR. old standard bred gelding. Buggy

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women can drive, $1200. Levi E. Zook, 7423 TR 652, Millersburg, OH 44654.

Farm Products Produce per full-sz. pickup load. Call Yoder Lum- size, TSS, all trot, stands good to hitch,

NEW SEEDING, wrapped 4x4 round bales, 19 bales, $100. each. Fredericksburg. 330-791-5345.

FOR SALE: Wood/coal furnace, natural gas insert. Water pan for humidity. Exc. cond. $675. John Bush, (419) 994-5156

10 REGISTERED Jersey Heifers, 8-10 month old, (330) 567-0081

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YEARLING BLACK Perchion Morgan Filly $650, Yearling Saddlebred Paint Cross, Sorrel with Strip and one white hind sock. $350. (330) 897-4006

FOR SALE: 6 YR. OLD brown standard bred gelding, big surrey horse, women can drive, nice family horse, traffic safe. (330) 893-3720

FOR SALE: DS20 Standby generator with Isuzu 4LE diesel engine, 5100 hours. Jacob Weaver, 10559 Salt Creek Rd., Fredericksburg, OH 44627.

6 YEARS old standard bred mare, TSS, been in buggy. Boy's horse. John Miller, (330) 695-2517.

FOR SALE: 6 yr old Black Crossbred Gelding, Buggy size & sound. $900 (330) 674-2922. Aden Troyer, 5512 CR 407, Millersburg OH 44654

20,000 BTU Empire Natural Gas Vent free wall mount heater.$75.00 Eli W e a v e r 7841 CR 373 Big Prairie, Ohio 44611

4 YR old Quarter Horse, Broke to Ride, Needs work, 330-466-0562

16 FT tandem flat bed trailer, good cond. Also 30,000 BTU vented gas heater. Henry Yoder, (330) 674-0862.

8 YR OLD Mare, Sire is King Konch, Dam is Balance Image, Nice Family Horse, A couple Geldings, that drive nice. Marcus Schlabach, 330-852-1979 8 yr old Standard Bred TSS. Been in a buggy, drives with snap. Roy A. Miller, Baltic, 330-600-1109 CONRAD KAUFMAN Horseshoeing. Now accepting new customers for barn calls. (330) 893-4546. HORSEMAN Position avail. Windy Hill Farms has an opportunity for a full or part-time exp'd horseman. Instruction and housing available. 330-231-7500 FOR SALE: 15 yr old Red Soro Belgian Gelding, Broke the best. $950. Aaron Coblentz (330) 852-2047 FOR SALE: 5 years old gelding, TSS, big enough for surrey. Women can drive. 10686 James Rd., Fredericksburg, OH 44627. (330) 621-4982. 6 YR. Old white and brown Pony. Broke to ride, $300. 9080 S. Carr Rd., Fredericksburg, OH 44627 BLUE YAMAHA Blaster 4-Wheeler. Good Condition $1200. Helmet included. Contact aft 4pm. (330) 556-9991 6 YR old Toronto Arnies Exchange gelding, safe for women. Also 4 yr old DHH standard bred cross gelding, needs work. (330) 893-9976. FOR SALE: 6 yr old Standard Bred Gelding. In buggy one year. Surrey size. Eli E. Miller, 12377 Saltcreek Rd. Fredericksburg OH 44627 11 YR old Standard Bred Mare, Trotter, TS, Good for long trips, Also 2 yr old colt. Both Dark Bay. Gaylord Yoder (330) 674-2008 7 YR. Registered Morgan Mare. T.S.S. broke, single & double. Anybody can dirve. Davis Hershberger, 8205 TR 654, Fredericksburg, OH 44627 FOR SALE: 6 yr old Gelding. TSS, Women can drive. John Mast 4117 Buss Rd (330) 698-0328 FOR SALE: 5 yr Black Gelding, Big enough for Surrey. Also other horses on hand. Loran Schlabach (330) 852-3096 9 YEARS old sharp standard bred gelding. Trotter, TSS, nice driver. Ready for miles. $1900. Ruben Schlabach, 5028 TR 351, Millersburg. (330) 674-7517. SMOKEY LANE HORSE AUCTION Friday Jan.11. Tack 5:30 PM Followed by horses. Expecting good loads of dealer horses as well as good locals. Sound horses are always in demand. Accepting consignments through sale day of new and used tack and all types of horses. We are reserving numbers for the Special Trotting Sale Feb. 22. Give us a call to reserve your number. Will accept consignments through sale day. Smokey Lane Stables, 686 Smokey Lane RD, Sugarcreek, OH. 44681. 330-852-2237 Auctioneer Myron Miller 8 YR. OLD BLACK gelding 100% trot traffic safe and sound, drives nice, 16.1 H.H. Henry Stutzman, 27825 SR 643, Fresno, OH 43824. 6 YEAR old standard bred gelding, black, TSS, slow, anybody can drive. Also 5 year old bay gelding, TSS. (330) 600-1762, leave message. FOR SALE: 9 YR. old Qtr. horse gelding, good, broke to ride. Good trail horse. Registered, T.S.S. Also wanted set of used Haflinger harness. 330-893-0026 FOR SALE: Heifer Calves, (330) 359-0752 TRAIL HORSES, well broke, western ranch bred, starting at $1000. 330-231-7500 FOR SALE: 7 yr old Standard bred Gelding, TSS, Has speed, good boys horse. (330) 473-5880

8 YEAR old brown gelding, TSS, something for older people. (330) 359-5940. AUSTRAILIAN LABS. 8 wks old 5 puppies. David D Miller, 6888 CR 77, Millersburg, OH 44654 3 YEAR old Gelding Surrey Size S o r r e l . 4 whites and strip. 1/2 Dutch-1/2 Standard bred. Broke. $2500 330-897-0092 BAY STANDARD Bred Weanling Filly, $100 OBO. (330) 763-4669

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CHINA GLASS display cupboard, solid oak, nice, $350. (330) 695-9961. FOR SALE: In very good Condition, Living Room set that includes: Sofa, Recliner, Love Seat, & Braided Rug. Blue & Tan. $1,100 OBO. (330) 464-2705 SOLID OAK night stand & Bureau (330) 763-1310 DOUBLE FIBERGLASS TUBS on legs with mixing faucets. Abe Raber, 5150 CR 229, Fredericksburg, 44627. (330) 695-6793. TWO MAUVE Queen Anne Chairs, Excellent Condition $75 each. (330) 897-0547 NOTICE: WILL re-upholster used couches, loveseats, rockers, hassocks, etc. Also boat seat cushions. Will make new cushions for outdoor furniture. Raber's Upholstery, 1939 TR 110, Millersburg, 44654. VM, (330) 674-1300.

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3000 WATT Yamaha Inverter generator, runs good, uses some oil, $750. 15,000 BTU propane wall heater, GC, $100. obo. Amos Schlabach, (330) 674-9451†x2

ATTENTION DEER hunters. For sale: Ear corn. 40# bag for $6.00. No Sunday Sales. Eli A Yoder, 4484 TR 371, Millersburg. (330) 893-2037.

PERFORMANCE SERIES weight bench for sale. 150 pound weights plus 2 dumb bells, $100 OBO. 330-674-0730 FOR SALE: Kiln Dried Lumber, 4/4 Prime PA. R.O. $1.45. 4/4 Prime Brown Maple $1.25. 4/4 1-COM Brown Maple .85¢. 4/4 Prime Hickory $1.30. 4/4 Rustic Hickory .95¢. 4/4 Prime Pop. $1. 4/4 Prime Cherry $1.40. 4/4 Sap Cherry $1.25. 4/4 Rustic Cherry .95¢. 4/4 Sassafrass 1 & Bet. .85¢. 4/4 Walnut, (millrun) .95¢. Mullet Run Lumber, 5474 TR 117, Baltic. (8 mi South of Millersburg.) (330) 893-4085 FOR SALE: Bakery equipment. Jacob Weaver, 10559 Salt Creek Rd., Fredricksburg, OH 44627 LADIES SIZE 8 Bogs Boots. New. Great gift for winter, $50.00. Call (330) 231-1467.

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FOR SALE: Dornback 120,000BTU Natural Gas Furnace, Good Condition. $500 Aaron Coblentz. (330) 852-2047 KNOTTY PINE siding, 925' 1x8. 5PIP-Tap, .30¢ per ft. 330-852-2865 2.5 HP Honda for washing machine with mounts, excellent condition, $175. (330) 893-1716.

NOTICE Will mount deer antlers on boards for $35; Also, Europeon mounts - $50. Jonathan Weaver - (330) 674-0073 CVA BUCKHORN 50 Cal. Light Gun, $120 OBO CVA Firebolt 50 Cal. SS Barrel, Camo Stock, 3x9 Scope, $350 OBO Excellent Condition. (330) 674-5718 HORTON LEGEND SL crossbow, good shape. With scope. $300. (330) 674-1203 WANTED: TRAIL Cameras. Cheap ones, any condition, working or not working. (330) 695-9963 Ext 2 THOMPSON CENTER encore muzzle loader with scope, good cond. $600. (330) 359-5304.

UNVENTED EMPIRE Natural Gas Wall Heater, 18,000BTU, Very Good Condition. $200 (330) 674-6743

(4) 3/4 Bulldog Puppies, 3 mostly white, 1 Brown, Good Bulldog features. $300 ea. OBO. Born 11-8-12. (1) Tri Color Lhasa-Apso male, Born 11-10-12. Gaylord Yoder (330) 674-2008

FOR SALE: Like New Lazy-Boy Wall-Hugger Recliner, $250 OBO. 330-231-2832

FOR SALE: AKC Pug Male, 3 yrsold, Cute & Adorable, Pet Only. $300 OBO. 330-231-2043

Maple Syrup EZ RO Reverse Osmosis

FOR SALE: ACA Registered Cocker Spaniel Male, Chocolate, 1 year old. $150. Also, Black Poodle Male, $25. (330) 674-9900† x1 FOR SALE: Boxer Mix pups, 6wks old, Males & Females, all colors. Great Christmas Gifts. $20 Abe Troyer, 8393 CR 235, Fredericksburg. (330) 473-0928 FOR SALE: Christmas puppies, 6 AKC Yorkies, parents are 4 lbs, very cute, ready by Christmas. 330-893-3988

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FOR SALE: 7 wk. old Yorkie puppies, $300/each. In time for Christmas. Raymond Hershberger, 7739 CR 189, Holmesville, OH 330-279-3867

• Gas or Electric Motors 10100539 • Save Time & Money • Cut your evaporating time by 2/3! Call 330.674.1838 or Leave Message

3 AKC PUG females, 1 black & 2 fawn. Also 3 AKC Boston Terrier males, 6 months old. (330) 893-1951

Timbermill Sugarhouse

AKC YORKIE Puppies, 2 females, $475 1 Male, $350. Born 11-5-12. (330) 893-1916 VM

7928 St. Rt. 241 Millersburg Ohio 44654 Order By Dec. 31 for Next Season Now Taking Orders

MINI SURREY - Needs some repair. $1300. (330) 893-1999 FOR SALE: TWO HEATING STOVES Large D&S Hardcoal basement stove $500/obo; Also, large Hitzer stove $100. Andy Weaver, 4881 CR 207, Millersburg, OH 44654 STAINLESS STEEL metalbestos chimney, double wall, 8" 7-2 ft 5 in pcs, and one tee, $425.00. Marty Schbach, 7930 TR 567, Holmesville, 4633. (330) 279-2378 ext 3. 1 HORSE Manure Spreader, in good condition, $600 (330) 897-1038

FOR SALE: Surrey with Rubber Tires, sliding doors, brakes and lights. In good condition. $2000 (330) 674-0608 SPACE HEATER, kerosene, 65,000 BTU. $75.00. (330) 279-2378 ext 3.

SOLAR & BATTERY WATER PUMPS SYSTEMS

BLACK LAB Puppies, 1st shots & wormed. Born 11/7/12. $275. OBO (330) 359-0147 YORKIE FEMALE puppy will be ready Dec. 24th, shots, wormed. $250. Call (330) 852-7094†x3. ATTENTION DOG BREEDERS: Annual Christmas banquet, Jan. 10, 6 p.m. at Jonas N Yoder's, 4596 TR 156, Millersburg, near Charm. Call Freeman Raber, 330-893-9140 for reservations. Donations will be accepted. FOR SALE: 2 Beagle females bred to English Bulldog. (330) 567-3377 MALE BERNESE Mountain dog for stud service. $350. (330) 695-2153.

RODENT BLASTER uses mixture of propane and oxygen to humanely dispose of burrowing pests such as groundhogs, rats, ground squirrels, etc. No traps, poison, etc. Unit is card mounted and will easily fit into truck bed. Can be pulled by ATV or lawn mower. Good pest control business possible. $1,250. Millersburg 330-473-7647

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FOR SALE: Weight bench, wedding dress size 18, massager mat with heat, jewelry armoire, Dell computer. (330) 763-0927. SINGER TREADLE sewing machine in stand with button hole maker, $200. Works good. Becks, 330-893-9304.

Miscellaneous Merch.

FOR SALE: Salomon Snow Skis & Dal Bello Boots. Size 9-1/2. Poles included. Only used 3 times. $500 (330)857-0131 VM

FOR SALE. Water softener, non-electric. $125. Paul Schlabach, (330) 674-2680.

SNOW SKIS & poles with size 9 1/2-10 boots. Excellent condition. $200. Phone (330) 897-7290.

great Christmas Gift for the young hunter on your list. (330) 496-3143

AKC GERMAN Shepherd Male, 2 yrs old. Liver & Tan, Big Body Dog. $175 Roy Hershberger (740) 295-0791 FOR SALE: UKC Bluetick beagle male, 4 years old, hunts real good. Call Marvin Schmucker, (330) 852-3717. FOR SALE: 4 yr old White Cock-a-Poo female. Good mother, raised 6 pups in last litter. $250 Also Maltese male, Proven $100 Eli Burkholder 330-674-0356 x2 WANTED: YOUNG Breeding age AKC Bernese Mountain male. Will consider puppy. 330-852-4807. BEABULL, 3/4 BULLDOG & 1/4 Beagle, 8 wks old, 4 female, 1 male, all colors. $450 (330) 674-4572

FOR SALE: Small Hipzer Wood Stove, $250. John Miller (740) 622-1109

CORN HOLE BAGS: $12/set of 8 bags...5 sets or more, $10/set of 8 bags. Norman

VINYL STORAGE Barns, and Portable Garages. Built to last. 2012 lot models on sale. Also 8x12 Wood Barn. Affordable Barn Co. ltd, Mt. Hope (330) 674-3001

setup, tutoring, (Batch) label & other custom templates. WP Solutions, Mark Miller (Holmesville). PH#(330) 763-1589

NEW PFAFF Sewing & Embroidery Machines and Sergers for sale. Available at Lackman's Sewing Center, Apple Creek, OH 330-698-3060.

Lawn & Garden C. Yoder, 4256 TR 374, Millersburg.

2011 SCAG Tigercat 61" Zero Turn Mower, rops, 27HP Kohler Engine, like new with only 280 Hours. December special $6,150. Call Joe @ (330) 852-3029

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ENTERPRISE SAUSAGE stuffer No. 35, good condition, complete with lard basket, $175. Marty Schlabach, 78930 TR 567, Holmesville, OH 44633. Phone (330) 279-2378 ext 3.

SHAVINGS ANIMAL Bedding. Mostly Planner Shavings $4.25 a bale. Delivery Available. (330) 279-2146 DOUBLE SIEVE honey pail, capping comb, pierco frames, waxed cardboard nucs, hive tools, bee suit XL, fume board, escape board, slatted rack, 1/2 gallon jugs, etc. Grazing barrel water tanks with jobe valve, 1" plastic pipe coil, pipe fittings, clamps, compression fittings, moveable fence. Come & see, make an offer. 6523 TR 346 Millersburg 330-473-7647

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Pets Supplies

KENNEL REDUCTION SALE - 1 male ACA Bulldog- 1-1/2 yr. old proven breeder; (12) half-Bulldog females-3 yrs. and under. (330) 893-4157. CUR SQUIRREL dog that will tree squirrel, 4 years old male, $300. Phone (330) 897-7830. SHELTIE PUPS AKC, sable & white, very cute! Shots & wormed, M-$350, F-$400. Ready to go Dec. 20th. 330-893-9512 x 3. Andy. AKC BICHON Small male, vet check, shots, & ready to go. $350 (330) 359-5143 FOR SALE: 7 month old puppies, Beagle/ Bull dog cross. (330) 567-3377 FOR SALE: (2) Bichon & Pekingese cross females; 1 Yorkie male; 1 Maltese female; 1 Australian Cattle Dog female. Need room - $30/each. (330) 897-4103, 2380 CR 114, Baltic, OH. 43804 BLACK LAB/BORDER Collie Cross Puppies. Mother is very smart & friendly. $30 OBO. (330) 600-1502 KENNEL REDUCTION - 5 Yorkie females, 2 Maltese females, 1 Yorkie male, some females are bred. Work Phone: (330) 897-8650 LABRADOODLE FEMALE, tan, 6 yrs. old, $50. Phone (330) 897-1425 VM. 4 YR old Male, Pomeranian Sable, $250 330-275-8706 ENGLISH BULLDOGS, AKC, full registration, up to date with shots. Have a puppy under your Christmas tree! $1500 (330) 359-5143 8X12 KENNEL with four 3x4 inside runs, four 3x10 outside runs, $1200. Also 4 inside & outside wire cages, $200. Call (330) 893-9190. GERMAN SHEPHERD male, pup, AKC, 8 weeks old, first shots & wormed. $350. (330) 893-2010. FREE: BEAUTIFUL Cats & Kittens 330-674-1900 FOR SALE: MALE BEAGLE, 7 years. old,

GOLDEN COMPANION Mobility CUR/COONHOUND YOUNG Female, UKC/AKC, great hunter, $200. Call WORD PROCESSOR SERVICES Hunting Fishing Scooter, Candy Apple Red, Large seat, smart, sweet & beautiful. Would make (330) 473-8646 Word processors, QuickBooks & misc Excellent Cond. $500 OBO (330)

FOR SALE: Hoyt compound bow, used 1 1/2 years, $450. (330) 695-9304.

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• Solar 02800 PanelsAD12708210 - 15-215 watt 216 10085444 • Charge Controllers • Inverters (AIMS, Power Bright, Magnum, Outback) • Batteries US Battery • Wind Turbines 400 watt-20 kw • Gridtie & Offgrid - Solar Systems • Wiring for Houses, Shops & Barns

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5425 CR 77 • Millersburg, OH 44654

330.893.3866

FOR SALE: Electric operated hospital bed & mattress, $175. Geriatric chair, $75. 330-364-6552. 90,000 BTU fuel oil furnace, good working condition, $250.. Also aluminum 8 ft truck cap, $50. (330) 231-4706.

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CHRISTMAS FOX TERRIER puppies, shots & vaccinations. Call (330) 893-4548. FOR SALE: 6 wk. Terrier puppies. 2 females, shots and wormed, $50. Willis Yoder, 330-359-0329 FOR SALE: Brindle 3/4 bull dog, 1/4 boxer, 1 3/4yr old female, $700. 330-275-2407. BLACK & WHITE AKC Shih-Tzu male puppy. 8 lb mother. Ready by Christmas week. 330-852-4283 VM for Neva. 1-1/2 YR old Basset Hound Female, makes a great pet, $150 OBO. (330) 275-6518 FOR SALE: Toy Fox Terrier, male, tan/white, born 10/19/12, $100/obo. Jacob Mast - (330) 279-2486 8 WKS old Terrier Blue Heeler Cross Pups, $10 each. (330) 852-1703

3 MONTH old Registered German S h e p herd Puppies, 2 black, $500 ea. (330) 359-5760

TOY POODLE puppies for sale, 2 females($500/ea.), 1 male($450), parents are 5 lbs. (330) 600-9120. FOR SALE: 8 month old part Border Collie, would make nice farm dog with little training. Very energetic. 330-275-6079. GOLDEN RETRIEVER puppies, AKC, shots & wormed, ready for Christmas Beautiful puppies! $395. 330-893-9414, or 330-600-2488/cell. FOR SALE: (2) Beagle females, $50/each. 8335 TR 652, Millersburg, OH. 44654. BLACK LAB mix female, very friendly, 6 mo. $25. Adult female poodle, house trained. Great pet, $25. 18 mo. Chihuahua female $150. Aden Troyer, 11461 Saltcreek Rd, Fredericksburg 44627. 6 MONTHS OLD Jack Russell Terrier mix female, $50. (330) 893-0912. KENNEL REDUCTION, AKC German Shepherds, 2- Adult Females. 1 - Male, 6 month old. 3- Young Females. Henry Wengerd. (740) 295-0914 YOUR PERFECT Christmas gift. A pair of parakeets along with a nice big cage. Please call (330) 852-2263 for more information. 5 YR old Red Pom male, Proven, 4-1/2 yr old Chihuahua, male, Chocolate with white markings, proven. 5 yr old White Poodle Cross, female. Red Dashund, male, proven. Ivan Yoder (330) 897-0128 FOR SALE: Cute Puggle puppies. Ready for Christmas gifts. Born 11-1-12. Asking $50. Call 330-674-4999 ext. 1.

Pets Supplies AKC REGISTERED 2 year old brindle For Sale: 16H, 6 yr old Crossbred Geld-

GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies, 8 weeks old. (330) 674-1885.

boxer male with white markings, proven breeder, $125. Also fawn boxer male with white markings, born 8/13/12, $100. Mark Troyer, 330-464-2209.

ing, Chestnut, 2 socks, strip, TSS, most anybody can drive $2,400. Jonas A Schlabach 31642 SR 643, Fresno, OH 43824. 330-897-7706 x3

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GOLDEN DOODLES for Sale, young breeding age females, 1 breeding age male, Call Jason 330-231-9602 FOR SALE: 3 year old Female AKC Beagle Pug cross. $100 (330) 674-2500 GOLDEN RETRIEVER Female, 9 months old, up to date with shots, AKC. $475 (330) 359-5143 PUG BREED Sell Out! Four Young Females and One Male, $250 each. (330) 897-1038 JACK RUSSELL mixed puppies, 8 wks. old, shots, $20/each. Call 330-674-2162 DOG KENNELS and cages for large breed and small breed. Different sizes and lengths. Whelping units made by Vinyl Tech. Plastic Feeders. Steven Hershberger, 5400 SR 557, Millersburg (330) 674-0509 FOR SALE: 8 MO. old black & white Boxer female, nice markings, $1000. (330) 231-5484

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FOR SALE: Auger drive unit for skid loader, used, $1500; Augers also avail. to fit bobcat. 330-359-0150 Mt. Eaton Trailer LLC. Evening calls OK. IVECO DIESEL 11,684 hr. Good cond. Hydraulic tank, hydraulic motor and pumps. 330-897-0014 18V DEWALT 6-PIECE set. $300, Jigsaw Set $125, Drill and Impact Set $100, Impact Set $50. New Charger $15, 15 minute Charger $20, New Vehicle Charger $40. (330) 893-7515 RIDGID MODEL 300 pipe threader, quick release heads, 1/2 - 2 inch, with spoiler tub. (330) 231-1824.

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HOME IN Country 3Br, 2Ba, Mlbg area, $600/month, Assist pets only, 330-284-3429

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1400 SQ ft office space for rent. Available now. Call for rates. Internet available. 2394 CR 168, Dundee, OH. 330-275-4624.

WANTED: HOLSTEIN heifer calves, one week old, 90 lbs and up. (330) 852-9701

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Mobile Home Rentals

2 BR mobile home, 14 x 70. 7 miles West of Millersburg. $425/ mo. + dep. 330-674-1203.

500 WANTED: 800-1200 Gallon Bulk Tank. Call (330) 567-3432

Automobiles

FOR SALE: 91 Honda Prelude SI, 2.0, auto, 136K miles, brand new battery, asking $1500. (330) 464-7147.

Mobile Home 1999, silver, Excellent on gasFor Sale SAAB 30+miles per gallon, 5-spd., needs handyman, $3,200.00. Call 330- 275-6998.

NEW 4 Bed Double Wide

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12” - Diamond Blade 10-12” Concrete Blade 1 - Quart SEF Fuel Mix ($135.00 Value)

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Fencing

old fence. Have ambusher to clear multifloral rose & brush. Also will build new fence. 18 yrs exp. Call 330-359-6136.

FREE w/ Power Cutter

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• Optional Wheel Kit • While Supplies Last

TRUCKLOAD SALE

12” Saw Reg. $799.95 SALE $74995 14” Saw Reg. $899.95 SALE $83995

Berlin Gravely Sales

4319 County Rd 168 • Millersburg, OH 44654

330-893-2421

FOR SALE: Good used Mullet hard coal stove w/glass door, $600. Robert J. Hershberger, 6750 E. Moreland Rd., Fredericksburg, OH 44627

GORILLA PAINTING We can work within the parameter of your budget for interior work. Call for free consultation. 740-294-4501.

FOR SALE: 1993 Olsen Propane furnace and some duct work. Good condition, $75. Aden Raber, 6800 SR 514, Big Prairie, OH 44611

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CRAYTON CARPENTRY can take care of your remodeling or addition. Quality Comes Standard. 330-231-7195

2002 DODGE 15 pass. van. 194K. Very good cond. $4500 OBO. 330-601-4517

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NEED LANDSCAPING? Fall cleanup. Trim & prune. Envisions 330-641-4109

Building Materials

Landscaping

WHITE DRIP edge for sale, full box quanities, $2.50/each. Jay Yoder, 4260 TR 617, Millersburg, OH. (330) 674-3001

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3 1/2 inch cherry door casing w/ Acres stain, approx. 270 ft. 7 ft 10 in. thru 11 ft. $550. (330) 231-6373.

NOTICE: WILL clean up your property in exchange for old metal scrap & old farm machinery. Have ambusher, can do multifloras roses, etc. (330) 763-0497.

Printing

Twin Pine Printing & Advertising Catalog & Brochure Designing Custom Forms- Pens- Calenders & More Ph 330-359-2453 - Fax 330-359-0106

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Taxidermy

MILLER'S BEETLE CLEANING, Clean Preservation Without Bone Damage. Shipping Available. Wayne and John Mark Miller, 6405 TR 413, Dundee, OH 44624. (330) 893-3571.

Painting

1996 FORD Ranger, 175K miles, 4WD, regular cab, 5 spd standard, $2800. Phone (330) 231-1218.

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4 DOOR taxi service available, located outside of Millersburg. 70¢ per mile. Call 330-600-2890.

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Heating

MANUFACTURING & storage space for rent in Berlin, 3-phase & 120-V electric. Sections avail. starting at $500. (330) 231-5193.

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1978 CHEVY Silverado, quadcab, room for 8 people, with truck cap, 1 ton, dually, completely redone, 70,670 miles, trip to Florida & back in 2012, exc. cond. $3800. obo. (330) 262-8477.

Storage

God is Love

2002 FORD Escape XLT 4x4, power windows, power locks, leather interior. Runs great,158,000 miles. Call (330) 231-7497.

545 MANUFACTURING & storage space for rent in Berlin, 3-phase & 120-V electric.

affordable housecleaning service tailored to meet your needs. Insured/bonded. Call Michelle at (330) 844-1604.

Motorcycles ATVs WILL CLEAR your fence rows, take out

'92 Ford F-150, 4x4, runs good, trans good, new battery, fair condition, good work truck. $1500/negotiable. (419) 827-2162.

231-5193.

WANTED: TREADMILL in good condition. (330) 674-2680.

530

cond. Runs exc. $800. 330-763-1475 after 4 pm.

Wanted to Buy Sections avail. starting at $500. (330)

WANTED: HONDA motors, working or non working. Call (330) 473-8989

A CAR Parts Swap Meet, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, 8 am. Medina Co. Fairgrounds Community Center, (Rt 42) Lafayette Rd. Admission $5. Jon 330-653-6710.

Lawn & Gardening 1035

Quality Since 1927

Classic Antique Autos DUST BUNNIES Cleaning Co. offers an

Comm. Property - Rent 2000 POLARIS Trail Blazer, 250 cc, good

TRAILSIDE RENTALS, 8000 sq ft facility, ideal for Thanksgiving & Christmas banquets. Catering options available. Family reunions, weddings, receptions, birthday parties, family gatherings, business seminars. Call for rates and dates. 1/4 mile East of Highway 515 on Weaver Ridge Rd, (CR 168) in Trail. 330-275-4624.

Cleaning 865

TIRES, SET of Four, Firestone Touring, P195/65R15 89T. Excellent Tread, $240 Firm. (330) 763-1954

Vacation Rentals 525

WINTER IN FLORIDA Waterfront 2 BR home directly on Gulf of Mexico, located in quaint Horseshoe Beach, fish off your own dock. Weekly$745, Monthly, $1950. View online: vacationrentals.com #56520. 386-235-3633

Auto Parts Accessories 695

Taxi Limo Shuttle

1120

Welding

Troy Ridge Mfg

3998 Cr 168 Millersburg, OH 44654 (330) 473-7727 Custom Welding Specializing in Aluminum 11200 AD12378029 144 Truck Beds • Tool Boxes TRUCK no 1

Roofing & Spouting

MILLER ROOFING and construction. Call now to schedule your new roof. Metal, shingles, conklin and rubber roof. Call 330-231-6196.

1130

Windows

FOGGED HOUSE WINDOWS? We can fix them without replacing the entire window.

Lawn & Gardening 1035

Storage (330) 674-7556.

STORAGE UNITS available just outside of Nashville Ohio on Route 39. Starting at $29.00 per month. 330-674-4365.

VINYL WINDOWS, new construction & replacement with heavy duty aluminum screen. Free estimates. Free Installation. Hillside Windows, 1951 TR 152, Baltic, OH 43804. (330) 897-1222 ext 3

207 Doors & Windows • Vinyl Windows 06500 AD11797131 72 • Free Installations 43399 • Free Estimates 4881 CR 207 Millersburg, OH

www.kaufmanrealty.com 4339900

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1047 West Main Street Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681 330-852-4111 (330) 852-4111 40 West Jackson St., Millersburg, Ohio 44654 888-852-4111 330-674-7355 www.kaufmanrealty.com Toll Free: 888-852-4111

49,511

$

04150 AD12674621 108 use Midwest Homes ad key 1002255700 for text

740-828-2750

mymidwesthome.com 10076764

460

Apartment Rentals

2 BR apt. for rent, newer condition$475/mo +utils. in Shreve. (330)465-5442

112 S. BROADWAY, SUGARCREEK Great Commercial location with access from 3 streets. 2 Bldgs with office area, storage and warehouse space and over 7700 sq ft total. Property can be split, bring any and all offers. $170,000 Curt Yoder 330-204-2447 Kate Overton 330-204-9339

7774 TR 671, WINESBURG Fantastic 2-story 4 BR home on 2 acres. Eat-in kitchen with oak cabinets, breakfast bar & double pantry. Master suite with 2 closets & full bath. Home also features a finished lower level and geothermal heating/ cooling. $279,500. Cliff Sprang 330-464-5155

4977 W. MAIN ST., BERLIN Now offering a 1.6 acre commercial property in Berlin. Over 7500 sq ft of retail and warehouse space. $395,000 D. Anthony Kaufman 330-231-4211 Kate Overton 330-204-9339

SR 557, BALTIC A good location for residential or commercial use is available. This building offers an open interior waiting for your plans and finishing touch. $70,000 Robert Schlabach 330-401-7010

VERY NICE 2 BR apt in Baltic, large living/dining/kitchen area with non-burning FP, laundry hkup. in bsmt. Water/trash & lawn care provided. $400+dep. 330- 897-9045, M-Thurs., 8-4.

Duplex Rentals

FOR RENT: 2 BR apt., Shreve Village, upstairs, newly remodl'd, very clean, w/d, stove, refrig. incl'd. $420 +dep+utils. 330-466-6351

10104769

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The Holmes County Shopper News

04 Jeep Liberty Sport 4x4

02 Chevy Trailblazer LT 4x4

04 Dodge 1/2 Ton Crew 4x4 SLT

04 Chevy Colorado Ext. 4x4 Z71

Power Windows & Locks, Roof Rack, CD Stereo, Alloy Wheels, Air.

3rd Rear Seat, Power Seats, Windows & Locks, CD Bose Stereo, Cruise Control.

Power Windows & Locks, Nerf Bars, CD Stereo, Air, Tow Package.

Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, CD Stereo, Alloy Wheels, Air, Tow Package.

9,981

SALE PRICE

$

06 GMC 1/2 Ton Ext. 4x4 SLE Power Windows & Locks, Bedliner, Alloy Wheels, Air, CD Stereo, Offroad, Tow Package.

14,987

SALE $ PRICE

9,988

SALE PRICE

$

SALE PRICE

17,951

$

07 Chevy Tahoe LTZ 4x4

Crew MEGA Cab, Power Seat, Only 52,000 Miles! CD Stereo, Power Windows & Locks, Tow Package.

Power Seats, Remote Start, Power Sunroof, Heated Leather, TV/DVD, Bose Speakers.

98 00 98 04 97 02 02 95 02 04 03 02 03 05 04

23,973

$

$

10 Chevy 1/2 Ton Reg. 4x4 05 Chevy 3/4 Ton Ext. 4x4 Power Windows & Locks, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Air, Tow Package.

07 Dodge 1/2 Ton SLT 4x4

SALE PRICE

9,997

SALE PRICE

24,988

SALE $ PRICE

Dodge Durango SLT 4x4. .................... $2,975 GMC 1/2 Ton Ext SLT............................. $3,488 Chevy 1/2 Ton Ext 4x4 ........................... $4,988 Chevy 1/2 Ton Reg 4x4. ......................... $5,977 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 ................................. $5,988 Jeep Liberty Limited 4x4 ....................... $5,991 Suzuki Grand Vitara ................................ $5,995 Chevy 1/2 Ton Reg 4x4 .......................... $5,997 Jeep Liberty Sport 4x4 ........................... $6,987 Chevy 3/4 Ton Ext 4x4 HD ................... $7,951 Honda Pilot EX AWD ............................ $8,943 Chevy Trailblazer LT ............................. $8,991 Ford 1/2 Ton Ext 4x4 ............................ $8,997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 ..................... $8,997 Ford 1/2 Ton Ext 4x4 ............................ $9,991

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Nerf Bars, Tilt Wheel, Bedliner, Alloy Wheels, Air, Tow Package.

SALE PRICE

17,996

$

SALE PRICE

10,987

$

25,966

SALE $ PRICE

11,688

$

10 Chevy Equinox AWD

08 Buick Enclave

Power Windows & Locks, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Keyless Entry, CD Stereo, Alloy Wheels, Air.

All Wheel Drive, Power Sunroof, Power Seats, Alloy Wheels.

SALE PRICE

19,821

$

07 Chevy 1/2 Ton Ext. 4x4 LTZ 08 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4x4 Only 21,000 Miles! Power Seats, Sunroof, Heated Leather, CD Stereo, Alloy Wheels, Tow Package, Long Bed.

SALE PRICE

Only 28,000 Miles! Rear Captains Chairs, TV-DVD Entertainment System, Leather Seats, 3rd Rear Seat.

27,943

SALE $ PRICE

Ford 1 Ton Ext 4x4 ........................... $10,974 Mitsubishi Outlander 4x4 ................. $11,677 Ford Escape XLT 4x4 ........................ $11,975 Chevy Trailblazer 4x4 ....................... $12,988 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 $13,987 GMC Yukon SLT 4x4 ........................ $15,944 Honda Ridgeline 4x4 ......................... $15,963 Saturn Outlook AWD ......................... $15,992 Chevy Trailblazer ................................ $16,987 Chevy 1/2 Ton EXT 4x4 .................... $17,962 Chevy Trailblazer 4x4 ....................... $17,977 GMC Envoy Denali 4x4 .................... $17,997 Nissan Rogue AWD ...............................$18,996 GMC 1/2 Ton Ext 4x4 SLE ....................$19,787 Chevy 1/2 Ton Reg 4x4 .................... $19,951 Chevy 1/2 Ton Crew 4x4 LT ........... $19,997

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20,861

SALE $ PRICE

12 GMC Acadia SLT AWD Only 16,000 Miles! Power Seats, Remote Start, Power Sunroof, TV/DVD.

34,988

SALE $ PRICE

Chevy 1/2 Ton Crew 4x4 LT ........... $19,997 GMC Canyon Crew 4x4 SLE ........... $20,975 Dodge 1/2 Ton Crew 4x4 ................... $21,788 Chevy Tahoe LTZ ............................... $23,966 GMC 1/2 Ton Ext 4x4 SLE ................ $23,981 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4x4 ........ $24,983 Chevy Traverse LT AWD ................... $26,980 Chevy Equinox AWD ...........................$27,981 Chevy Traverse LT AWD ................. $28,997 Chevy Traverse LTZ AWD ............... $29,466 Chevy Equinox LTZ AWD ................ $29,562 Chevy Avalanche 4x4 ........................... $29,947 Chevy Tahoe LTZ ............................... $32,977 Chevy Suburban LT ............................ $39,967 GMC Yukon Denali AWD ......................$45,687

CHUCK NICHOLSON Sale Good Thru 12/20/12

1-800-803-8209 TOLL FREE 330-674-4015

Chuck Nicholson

Barry Nicholson

Jim Simo

The Original

SUPER STORE

Rt. 62 EAST OF MILLERSBURG

Christi Wengerd

Dale Brown

Kevin Fair

Gary Schrock

Tom Carder

Bill Hatfield

• Mon. & Thurs. til 9 PM • Tues., Wed. & Fri. 5 PM • Saturday til 3 PM

Pat Kaiser

Brad Eades

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05 Ford Escape XLT 4x4 Power Windows & Locks, Power Seat, Air, Tow Package, Alloy Wheels.

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