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ELSMERE – On Friday and Saturday nights in the year 2017, Family Video is still hopping. “We’re packed,” said district manager Matt Hill. But they’re fully stocked with the latest movies and video games. “That’s one of the things that sets us apart from Redbox, there you’ll find about 800 discs, we have 800 discs in just one section here,” Hill said. “We have 10,000 new releases which is what really drives our business.” The business is Family Video, one of several companies operated by Highland Ventures. Family Video is the largest game rental chain in the U.S. They operate more than 750 Family Video stores in 19 states and Canada. Other ventures include Marco’s Pizza stores, Digital Doc, a digital device repair and sales store, and StayFit-24, state-of-theart fitness centers that offer workouts in a clean and safe environment. In 1978, Family Video was founded. Family Video has three stores located in Southwest Ohio and one in Northern Kentucky. Long-time patron Rob Jones frequents the Northern Kentucky location in Elsmere at least three times a week. “It’s the people, really,”
Jones said. “They’re why I keep coming. They’re friendly, very friendly. Coming here is a great way to meet people and they have a great selection of movies.” Hill agrees. In a world of online streaming, that human connection is often lost, he said. That’s not the case at Family Video.
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“We talk to our customers and build a relationship with them,” he said. “It’s a really fun job. You get to talk movies, you learn their favorites and you make suggestions to each other. People come back for that.” Family Video, according to Hill, is also offers a “family experience.” “The entire family can come here and there’s something for everybody. It’s fun to see the kids and adults get excited about what they’re going to bring home and share together.”
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Location is also key. “We look for neighborhoods where there is a need and busy corners,” Hill said. The store at 4135 Dixie Highway in Elsmere is at one of those “perfect” spots. “We also work hard to be a part of the community,” Hill said. That goes beyond just talking shop, but taking action. That comes in the form of donating free rentals to local children who’ve done well in school, Hill said. In addition, for two weeks in the month of March, every Family Video takes up a collection for the Lymphoma Foundation. Together they typically raise $1 million every year. During the holidays, Family Video purchases turkeys and hams to give to local families in need. “We get so much support from our community that we want to give back as much as possible,” Hill said. It’s those personal touches that has kept Family Video around for 39 years. “Times certainly have changed and so has our competition,” Hill said. “But we get a sense that we are complimentary to online streaming businesses. “We offer a different selection. It’s nice to have so many options to choose from. We’re also always looking to the future and how we can adapt. We look forward to the future.”
COVINGTON – As a youngster, Bill Scheyer spent many a day pulling books off the shelves at the library. Having a vivid imagination, Scheyer would put himself “in the action.” Often, he’d discover himself standing in the crowd at the dedication of the Soldier’s National Cemetery in Gettysburg hanging on every word spoken by President Abraham Lincoln. Scroll through the years and there Scheyer was at Walt Disney Studios, next to the famed cartoon inventor himself, watching him squiggle Mickey Mouse on a page. “These things captured my attention,” Scheyer, now 67, said. “I was always interested in reading about people and history.” Walt Disney happens to be a favorite of the soon-to-be retired Northern Kentucky’s Skyward president. “Like all those I read about, I was interested in his background and how he came to be who he was,” Scheyer said. “The thing that fascinated me most about Walt Disney was his ability to create a slightly different reality. He had the ability to create a universe that was like our own, but a little bit brighter. He had vision. He could picture in his mind what he wanted people to see, feel and experience. And he accomplished it.” In Northern Kentucky, in the year 2017, perhaps the same could be said of Scheyer himself. “Bill has passion,” Jill Morenz, Skyward’s director of operations and vibrancy initiatives, said. “It’s a passion that makes people want to be involved. He’s a strategic thinker and has vision for what could be. He is an effective leader because he engages you in his vision.” That vision, Scheyer said, has always been a “brighter” Northern Kentucky. Scheyer, of Union, grew up in Covington. He enjoyed baseball and reading. Through his interest in books he found himself inspired at an early age to make a difference in his community. “I spent a lot of time at the Co-
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vington branch of the Kenton County Public Library and read just about every biography in the young adults section,” he said. “I was interested in people’s story – what they had done with their lives. What that did was create a real desire in me to make a difference with my life. I knew I could do anything I wanted to do and I wanted to do something interesting, something positive.” Scheyer always had an interest in society and communities work and wondered what makes society tick. So, he studied sociology at Northern Kentucky University. For 20 years he worked in health care management at Bethesda and almost 20 years in government administration in Erlanger. Then he found his “perfect fit.” In 2009, Scheyer started serving as president of Vision 2015, now known as Skyward. Skyward is Northern Kentucky’s planning agency whose goal is to implement the five-year myNKY with a focus on early childhood education, people’s health, jobs and making the area more vibrant. On Feb. 9, the Skyward Board of Directors voted to reorganize under a new operating model designed to expand the impact and magnitude of projects in Northern Kentucky. The new organization will be called The Alliance. As a result of myNKY, Skyward has implemented LiveWell NKY, a key plan to provide Northern Kentucky with a common vision for a culture of good health. LiveWell lays the framework for active living, healthy eating and being tobacco-free by engaging communities, work sites, schools and faith-based orSee PRESIDENT, Page 2A
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Mommy, baby yoga a unique way to bond
discussed. Emery said the class encourages moms and lit-
tle ones to bond with each other through playful interaction in the asanas.
One example is a mother lying on her back and having the baby placed on her belly. Moms can then bend forward and reach down to hug, tickle or hold their babies in a fun, lighthearted way. In addition, mothers can connect with other moms. Some are working to return to their normal size and find the camaraderie beneficial. In some cases, they find emotional support and encouragement from other mothers, according to Emery. Often, lifelong friendships are formed. The class is free and open to the public. Phoenix Wilson, 37, a registered yoga and tai chi instructor, teaches the course, unique in Camp-
in the state. In 2015, Pre-K Works was piloted by Erlanger-Elsmere Schools as a demonstration site by implementing an innovative model that includes multiple partners, shared resources, integrated delivery of child care and parent engagement, and collective measurement in the hopes of garnering statewide replication of the model. Last year the district’s kindergarten readiness score jumped from 37.4 percent to 45.5 percent. Scheyer said he is happy with his work at Skyward, but credits his staff and fellow teammates in the process for all its successes. It’s that kind of humbleness from Bill that inspires former Northern Kentucky University president Jim Votruba. Votruba, who now is president emeritus and professor of educational leadership at NKU has known
Bill for more than a decade through their work with Vision 2015. According to Votruba, much of Scheyer’s regional leadership has been achieved behind the scenes. “He has been willing over and over again to allow others to take credit for work that he has nurtured and led,” Votruba said. “Bill has demonstrated over and over again his capacity to convene a broad array of community organizations and leaders on behalf of a shared community agenda. He knows how to connect the dots on behalf of regional economic, social, and civic progress. Jeanne Schroer, president and CEO of the Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky, said Scheyer is a “very high-energy and results-oriented person.” She and Scheyer first met through the Quest
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FORT THOMAS – A yoga class focuses on new mothers who need time to heal from pregnancy and the intensity of giving birth. Their partners in the class, offered at the Campbell County Public Library in Fort Thomas, are their own babies, ages 0-2. Children’s programmer Joyce Emery explains the program. Yoga promotes physical wellbeing in the practice of poses called asanas. These help new mothers recover and restore muscle flexibility lost during a nine-month pregnancy. Yoga can also assist new
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NKY partnership targets food insecurity cording to a study conducted by Feeding America, 22,760 individuals, including 7,610 children, are affected by food insecurity. In Boone County, there are 13,980 and in Campbell there are 12,320 who are food insecure. Feeding America is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people through food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other communitybased agencies. “Food insecurity refers to USDA’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members and limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate foods,” Cook said. “Food insecure households are not necessarily food insecure all the time. Food insecurity may reflect a household’s need to make trade-offs between important basic needs, such as housing or medical bills, and purchasing nutritionally adequate foods.” The Freestore Foodbank works with a network of 350 community partners in 20 counties throughout Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, including food pan-
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Independence and will meet a need for the residents in the Independence community.” That first day on Jan. 14, church member Martin West said Generations fed about 200 people. About 40 church volunteers provided cooked breakfast for the families and then helped them fill their shopping carts with bread, groceries, meat, fruits and vegetables which were then loaded in to their transport for the journey home. “For the first time around we thought that was pretty good,” he said. “We know there are more people out there who need help and we want people to know that our pantry exists. We are a very giving church and we believe that you should help those less off. We feel God said to us that this is what we need to be doing to help people.” The pantry will open on a monthly basis from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 18, March 18, April 8, May 20 and June 17. A cooked breakfast will be served on those days at 9 a.m. Generations Church is looking for volunteers and donations to operate the pantry. For more information, call 859-282-6756.
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NKY Montessori Academy celebrates 50th with gala CRESCENT SPRINGS – Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy is hosting a gala to commemorate its recent accreditation by the American Montessori Society and its 50th year of providing Montessori education to the children of Northern Kentucky. The gala is open to alumni and friends and families of the school and will be 7-11 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Gardens of Park Hills. “Our 50th anniversary gala will honor the school’s founders, Dan and Kitty Salter, and the staff and administration who have been instrumental to the school’s success in implementing Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision over the last 50 years,” said Julia Preziosi, Head of School at NKMA.
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Continuing on with the legacy of Mary Siereveld’s commitment to service, Woodland Middle School students decided to lend their talents in organizing a book drive to benefit the Northern Kentucky branch of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Students held the book drive during the weeks prior to Winter Break in an effort to provide comfort to fellow kids in the community. On Jan. 18, Siereveld and eight of her students had the privilege of delivering nearly 1,400 books. As a special treat, students also had the opportunity to take a tour and learn about a variety of health care careers with operations coordinator Ami Blackburn. Blackburn was impressed with the students and their collection of books stating, “The books entertain our patients and pass the time while they wait to see the doctor. Reading is a perfect opportunity to bond with a child. Our speech coordinator was extremely excited – the bookcase in the speech waiting room has been empty for quite some time.” Children’s added it looks forward to Siereveld’s classes continuing their good works as they connect their love of reading and sharing it with
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Setters, Spata place in national essay contest Sarah Setters, of Covington, and Reed Spata, of Taylor Mill, both earned national recognition after receiving first and second place in the National French Week Essay Con-
test sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Both Setters and Spata are undergraduate students at University of the Cumberlands. Setters, a senior, earned first place for her essay about paternity leave in France and its impact on gender equality and family balance. Spata, a business administration major, placed second for his essay that explored France’s growing role in the intelligence community. Both Setters and Spata are minoring in French and entered the World Languages Department with the intention of becoming fluent in the language.
Child places at forensics competition Casey Child, of Taylor Mill, placed third in prose interpretation and fourth in duo interpretation for Western Kentucky Uni-
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Trenkamp named to dean’s list Madison Trenkamp, of Crescent Springs, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Baldwin Wallace University. Trenkamp is a graduate of Villa Madonna Academy majoring in neuroscience psychology and psychology. See COLLEGE CORNER, Page 7A
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Bevin touts bright future as many Democrats skip speech Scott Wartman email@example.com
With Republicans in complete control of all branches of state government, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin painted a rosy picture of Kentucky’s future. It was Bevin’s first State of the Commonwealth address since Kentucky Republicans took control of the Kentucky House this past election. That might be why so many Democrats decided to skip it Feb. 8.. Bevin spoke to many empty seats of Democratic lawmakers. Local Reps. Arnold Simpson, D-Covington, and Dennis Keene, DWilder, didn’t attend and couldn’t be reached for comment. State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville, tweeted that she didn’t attend because “she will not endorse the hurtful agenda” of Bevin. But Democratic leaders played coy. There wasn’t an organized boycott by the Democrats, said Minority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook. “Many were here, though,” Adkins said. “There’s many that had different events that they went to. I don’t know.” Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer, RGeorgetown, laughed off the Democrats’ absence. “Elections have consequences,” Thayer said. “The fact of the matter is, there’s just not that many Democrats left over here.” Bevin’s hour long speech, delivered in his typical improvised style without a teleprompter,
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Gov. Matt Bevin delivers the State of the Commonwealth address Feb. 8.
praised Kentucky’s voters. He started by reading glowing emails he’s received from residents, including a custodian from Campbell Ridge Elementary in Alexandria. “You asked for change,” he said. “Change has come in this legislative body. It is humbling to us, inspiring to us the way you voters turned this House around.” He promised Kentucky would become an engineering and manufacturing leader. This will happen through more business-friendly taxes, investment into workforce education and addressing the pension debt, among other initiatives, Bevin said. “I sing it loudly, and I sing it proudly when I’m with other governors,” he said. “We will be the absolute center for excellence with engineering and manufacturing. That pendulum will be swinging back to America. ...” Bevin also pledged tax reform in a special session. It might involve eliminating or reducing the state’s income tax in favor of a sales tax. Many
Republicans use Tennessee as an example of a tax code they admire. Tennessee doesn’t tax wages and relies on a sales tax. Democrats have long opposed relying on sales taxes, seeing it as taxing the poor and the rich alike with no regard to personal income. One thing Bevin didn’t mention until the very end of his speech was heroin. He mentioned it while listing all the people who won’t find Kentucky welcoming – welfare cheats, sexual predators, deadbeat dads and drug dealers. “If you’re a drug dealer, especially someone who is not an addict but is creating addicts, you’re not going to want to live in Kentucky,” Bevin said. But for Northern Kentucky, the region’s heroin scourge will loom large in this session of the General Assembly. A bill filed by Sen. John Schickel, R-Union, would make dealing any amount of heroin and the opiate fentanyl a class C felony punishable by five to 10 years in prison. Currently, the law requires two grams of heroin to make trafficking a class C felony. Bevin ended his speech encouraging people to get involved. “We’re going to clean this state up,” Bevin said. “Get out there, volunteer and take pride in Kentucky.”
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Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the dean’s list.
Crail on dean’s list at University of Akron Karly Crail, of Edgewood, earned dean’s list honors at the University of Akron for the 2016 fall semester. She is majoring in biology. Students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 and be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours to be named to the dean’s list.
Gouiss graduates from UD Mohamed Gouiss, of Fort Mitchell, graduated from the University of Dayton during its 2016 winter commencement ceremony.
Brown named to president’s list Megan Brown, of Independence, was named to the president’s list at Miami University during the 2016 fall semester. She is earning a bachelor of science, majoring in life science education and premedical studies. Students who are ranked in the top 3 percent of undergraduate students within each division for the 2016 fall semester were named to the president’s list.
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Little helpers create muffin recipe Blueberry banana muffins
I could blame a visit from the church ladies for the reason I left the butter out of a muffin recipe I’m sharing today. But I won’t, because even if they didn’t stop to visit I might have forgotten the butter anyway. That sometimes happens when I’m baking with the little ones. (And truth be told, it happens once in a while even when I’m by myself!) My granddaughters, Emerson, 4, and Ellery, 2, wanted to make banana muffins. That was fine with me since the bananas were too ripe to Rita eat so they were perfect for making Heikenfeld muffins. “Can we put some blueberries in RITA’S KITCHEN too?” Emerson asked. My reply was “Sure, why not.” So the banana muffins turned into blueberry banana muffins and even without the butter, they were yummy, not as tender as usual, but A-OK!
Muffins are an excellent item to make with kids, since the batter doesn’t require much mixing, good for their short attention span. For step-by-step photos, check out my abouteating.com site. 1-1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Handful or so blueberries (optional) 2-3 very ripe bananas, mashed smooth 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/3 cup butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350. Spray muffin pans. Whisk flour, baking powder, soda and salt together. If adding blueberries, stir them in gently. In a separate bowl, combine bananas, sugar, egg and melted butter together. Pour flour mixture on top and mix just until dry ingredients are incorporated. Mixture will still be a bit lumpy. Don’t over mix since that may create tunnels in the baked muffin, and they will be less tender. Scoop into pans about 2/3 full. Bake 25 minutes or so until top springs back when lightly tapped.
Readers want to know When is a shoulder a butt? In spite of what the name implies, pork butt comes from the front leg of the pig. It got its name from the wooden barrels, called butts, that it was once packed in. Not only that, the term originated in Boston and that’s why you sometimes hear pork butt called Boston butt. The butt is cut from the upper half of the shoulder on top of the leg. The bottom half of the shoulder is called a picnic roast closer to the foot. Fresh pork butt is the same as fresh pork shoulder. That’s what I use in goetta. What is a French vegetable peeler?” I love this gadget. It’s a “y” shaped peeler and it makes it easy to get very thin, wide slices from zucchini, carrots, etc.
Can you help? Spaghetti, acorn squash and stuffed eggplant recipes needed. Patricia Tierney, a Northwest reader, is looking for ways to cook these nutritious veggies. Any ideas you have would be greatly appreciated for this adventurous cook.
Reduced calories in rice: Clarification I wanted to clarify the information included in my column about reducing the amount of calories in rice by adding coconut oil. Here’s what Dr. Oz has to say about cooking 1 cup rice, which contains about 200 calories, and adding coconut oil:
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Add teaspoon of coconut oil to rice: Coconut oil contains healthy fats that can change the composition of the starch in rice to reduce calories. Rice is made up of both digestible and resistant starches, and coconut oil increases the resistant starch levels of rice – meaning that fewer calories will be digested. Simply add the coconut oil to the boiling water and then add in the rice. Cool and reheat the rice: The process of heating up already-cooled rice makes its resistant starch increase even more to cut out at least 100 calories from your serving. After you precook your rice, let it cool in your refrigerator for about 12 hours. Then reheat it before you serve it. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator, Jungle Jim’s Eastgate culinary professional and author. Find her blog online at Abouteating.com. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line.
Lois Maas’ spinach salad dressing For Mitch, a Milford reader. “I lost the recipe for a spinach salad dressing that had horseradish mustard in it. We really liked it. Can you find it again?” Yes, I can! The recipe originated with Lois Maas, a Cherry Grove reader. Well, this isn’t exactly Lois’ recipe. “My sister gave it to me,” she said. If I remember correctly, Lois makes a spinach salad with hard boiled eggs, bacon and Pepperidge Farm stuffing croutons on top. The recipe here is only slightly adapted. Put everything in blender and blend until well mixed: 2/3 cup canola oil Up to 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup wine vinegar or more to taste 3 tablespoons horseradish mustard (Plochman’s is always good) 1 teaspoon salt 1 medium onion
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Brent Spence Bridge: The time is now For over 50 years now, countless vehicles have traveled from Northern Kentucky into Ohio, and vice versa, on the Brent Spence Bridge. Whether to transport goods, travel or engage in commerce, Brent Spence has been heavily utilized over the years, and this traffic has taken its toll. Currently operating at nearly three times what it was designed to carry, a new bridge is essential, yet this project has repeatedly been kicked to the curb. However, thanks to the current administration, the needs of Northern Kentucky, Greater Cincinnati and the entire Midwest could soon be placed near the front of the line in Washington, D.C. According to recent media reports, replacing the Brent Spence Bridge is No. 2 on the president’s list of infrastructure priorities. While this alone is welcome news for our region, the details are even better. This $2.5 billion project, which will directly create 2,200 jobs, would be half-funded by private investors. This is a boon to taxpayers whose dollars are normally spent without concern. And those
jobs aren’t even accounting for the increased economic activAdam Koenig ity that is sure to COMMUNITY RECORDER GUEST come as a COLUMNIST result of the construction of a newer, more modern bridge. Partnering the private sector with government can produce tangible benefits in a much more efficient manner. This was our thinking behind passage of House Bill 309 last session, which set up a regulatory framework for Public-Private Partnerships, or P3’s, in Kentucky. It was an honor for me to support this legislation, which Governor Bevin signed into law in 2016. P3’s allow the public and private sector to partner in financing capital projects and other government services. This bill allows our government to join with businesses to move forward on transportation projects. As a protection for Northern Kentuckians, HB 309 specified that no
tolls would be put on the Brent Spence Bridge. This ensures that we lessen the burden placed on Northern Kentuckians as the process moves forward. Government needs to be innovative and begin partnering with the other institutions of our society, whether it be other governments or the private sector. Collaboration is key, and P3’s are an invaluable tool for the government to use to more efficiently service its citizens. Although detractors can always find occasional issues, these projects have been extraordinarily successful across the country, and it’s time we capitalize on their effectiveness. It is heartening that President Trump realizes this, as stimulating private business is good for economic growth and job creation. This is particularly important in this case, as the current bridge has been labeled “functionally obsolete” by the National Bridge Inventory. The impact of this move on our region is immeasurable, and fantastic for the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Ken-
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tucky area as a whole. Northern Kentucky is a thriving area with an emerging economy, sound communities and an active and engaged citizenry. New opportunities have allowed businesses to grow and communities to succeed, but our infrastructure has not kept up with challenges of the 21st century. In order to build a 21st century economy, then we must have top-rate infrastructure to match it. This is why it is critically important for construction to begin on a new Brent Spence Bridge, and I look forward to seeing the role that private sector investors will play in the project. While we will continue to wait and see what the final transportation plan looks like, I look forward to seeing the necessary planning and permitting begin. I look forward to seeing the 115th Congress work with the president to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure, so that we have the necessary resources for our industries and people to succeed. I commend the new administration for its decision, and I’m excited to work with our federal delegation to get this project done. Rep. Adam Koenig, RErlanger, represents the 69th District in the Kentucky House. His district includes parts of Kenton and Boone counties.
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“He needs to let the vetting process go on without the ‘so-called’ religious ‘bans.’ If he wants to make the vetting process longer and more thorough, so be it. But he shouldn’t unilaterally stop people from coming into this country who have already been through the process and obtained their right to be here.” Elizabeth Mason-Hill
“Less safe. We rely on immigrants and friends from the seven countries and others to provide us with intelligence and translation services, on the Homeland Security front. This ban is insult-
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ing to all the peace-loving people that have fled and are fleeing persecution and have sought refuge in the United States. This is what Hitler did to the Jews, made people afraid of them. Also, there is already evidence that ISIS is using Trump’s ban as propaganda to recruit more terrorists. I am ashamed of our country and most of all, President Trump for his snap, rash attempt at making us safer, it’s not.” Kathy Shockey Groob
“In a weird way, I feel like it’s made us more safe, not because he did it, but because the Judicial branch overturned it, letting us all know that no one person has say over everything. Checks and balances.” Nora Turner
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I disagree with the guest column by Kimberly Kennedy, supporting the need for Common Core in our schools. I am not a current or former educator, but I was in the workforce for 30-plus years and I believe my education served me well. The world has changed, but I believe some of our fundamental mathematics instruction should remain intact. Yes, states were not mandated to adopt Common Core, but by adopting it, states were in a better position for federal funding (quid pro quo). Eureka Math is aligned with the Common Core. This math equates mathematical concepts to stories, with the aim of developing conceptual understanding. This “concept” method is confusing to say the least, especially to a fourthgrader. These students, struggling with these concepts, unfortunately can seldom get help with their homework from parents or other family members. These are concepts that were never taught to their generation. Needless to say, a simple problem such as 35 divided by 2 will take substantially longer to solve with Eureka Math. You would first have to draw a diagram to determine the area model and then de-
termine the distributive property to solve the problem. I would hate to see this technique applied to real life circumstances, like quickly determining a price per unit! Mathematics have concrete answers, and no amount of “critical thinking” will change the answer. As far as trying to expand the concept of how numbers work, memorization should be a key component of how to solve a problem. I feel this social experiment will be a rerun of other failed educational initiatives. One that comes to mind was learning to spell by teaching only by memorization, versus learning phonics also. There is research and documentation on both sides of this issue. My hat is off to the dedicated educators out there, but in this case, I believe they are doing the wrong thing, for the right reason. Jean Schultz Independence
Kentucky Chamber applauds Thayer The Kentucky Chamber applauds Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer on his leadership to make right-towork legislation a reality during the first week of the 2017 General Assembly, ensuring Kentucky is a state where businesses want to locate.
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The Chamber has long advocated for the passage of right-to-work legislation which simply prohibits requiring a worker to join a union as a condition of employment. We see right-to-work as an economic development issue. Over the years, we have noticed that major companies have not been considering Kentucky because we were not a rightto-work state. Kentucky businessman Steve Branscum, a former member of our board of directors, recently told us that his construction company will be one of the many companies directly benefited by this historic legislation, adding “Passage of rightto-work legislation will help the commonwealth be more attractive to companies seeking to locate their business in the state, leading to more jobs and better opportunities for all Kentuckians.” The Kentucky Chamber, representing thousands of businesses across the state, has advocated right-to-work legislation for at least 30 years. We congratulate the General Assembly and Governor Bevin for having the courage to pass this legislation and to make Kentucky “open for business.” Dave Adkisson President & CEO Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
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Notre Dame Academy and Covington Catholic reasserted their dominance at Saturday’s Region 7 swimming and diving championships at Silverlake and Scott High School by winning 19th consecutive crowns. Notre Dame totaled 520 points, far outdistancing girls’ team runner-up Ryle (316). “Obviously, a victory is always sweet,” said Notre Dame coach Courtney Sorrell, who has guided the Pandas to their last two regional crowns. She was named female coach of the year. “But, our focus since the beginning of the season has been on the state meet. Our attitude is get it done at the region and set us up for state.” The top two finishers in each event automatically qualify for the Feb. 24-25 KHSAA state swimming and diving championships at Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium. CovCath outpaced boys’ team runner-up Highlands, 494375.5, giving rookie coach Scott Vennefron his first regional title. “It feels really good,” Vennefron said. “These kids are an awesome group of young men.” Highlands also continued its regional streak by capturing a sixth straight combined team championship. The Bluebirds boys and girls totaled 644.50 points, far ahead of runner-up Dixie Heights (560.5) “I can’t believe this is my 10th, with four at Beechwood ,” said Bluebirds coach Amanda Johnson, named boys’ coach of the year. “The kids did great. They amaze us.” It was a day featuring record times, multiple winners, program firsts and some oddities, including a pair of ties. Individual regional records were set by Notre Dame’s Sophie Skinner in the girls’ 200-yard freestyle (1 minute and 48.47 seconds), teammate Allie Piccirillo in the 100 butterfly (55.24), and CovCath’s Nick Smith in the boys’ 200 freestyle (1:38.59) and 500 freestyle (4:27.99). Skinner and Piccirillo won all four events they entered. Skinner also won the 100 freestyle and swam legs on the victorious 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams. Piccirillo added a win in the 500 freestyle and swam legs on the winning 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. Skinner, a junior was named outstanding female athlete of the meet for the third year in a row. “It’s just an honor,” Skinner said. “I’ve been practicing really hard and it’s good to see it pay off.” NDA’s Amanda Smith was in on three wins in the 100 backstroke, and 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. CovCath’s Smith also won four events, adding wins in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays en
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route to winning the outstanding male athlete of the meet award for the first time. “I feel blessed. It’s awesome,” he said. Notre Dame and CovCath both swept the relays. The Pandas set a regional record in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:28.31. Dixie’s Daniel Sims won two races, taking the 100 freestyle and tying for first in the 50 free. Twin brother Matthew Sims won the boys’ 100 butterfly. Dixie also received wins from Seth Young in the boys’ 200 individual medley and Kenady Beil in the girls’ 50 freestyle. In the 1-meter boys’ diving competition at Scott, Gus Staubitz of Holy Cross and Highlands’ Finn Murphy fashioned the first-ever tie atop local regional diving standings. Both divers totaled 455.15 points for their first regional crowns. Staubitz is the first Holy Cross swimmer or diver to win a regional title. Scott’s Lindsey Fox (489.60) repeated as girls’ diving cham-
pion. She heads to Lexington looking for her second consecutive state championship. Tying Daniel Sims in the 50 free was Boone County’s Rob Winterman. Both finished with a time of 22.41 seconds. By sharing the win, Winterman accomplished a couple Boone County firsts. He became the first Rebel boy or girl to win a regional swimming event. He’s the first Boone County boy to automatically qualify for state as an individual. Results Saturday’s Region 7 swimming and diving championships at Silverlake and Scott High School. Girls event winners: 200 medley relay-Notre Dame Academy 1:46.46, 200 freestyleSophie Skinner (NDA) 1:48.47, 200 individual medley-Sam Glass (NDA) 2:03.67, 50 freestyle-Kenady Beil (Dixie Heights) 24.08, 1-meter divingLindsay Fox (Scott) 489.60 points, 100 butterfly-Allie Piccirillo (NDA) 55.24, 100 freestyle-
Sophie Skinner (NDA) 51.15, 500 freestyle-Allie Piccirillo (NDA) 4:56.95, 200 freestyle relayNDA 1:40.16, 100 backstrokeAmanda Smith (NDA) 56.10, 100 breaststroke-Mollie Bushelman (Beechwood) 1:03.91, 400 freestyle relay-Notre Dame 3:28.31. All-region: Lindsey Fox (Scott), Sophie Skinner (NDA), Sam Glass (NDA), Kenady Beil (Dixie Heights), Allie Piccirillo (NDA), Amanda Smith (NDA), Mollie Bushelman (Beechwood), Mallory Beil (Dixie Heights), Caroline Sand (Highlands). Girls team standings (top 10): Notre Dame 520, Ryle 316, Dixie Heights 302, Highlands 269, Beechwood 169, Cooper 125, Campbell County 117, Holy Cross 114, St. Henry 97, Conner 96. Boys event winners: 200 medley relay-Covington Catholic 1:39.09, 200 freestyle-Nick Smith (CovCath) 1:38.59, 200 individual medley-Seth Young (Dixie Heights) 1:56.67, 50 freestyle-Daniel Sims (Dixie Heights) and Rob Winterman (Boone County) 22.41, 1-meter diving-Gus Staubitz (Holy Cross) and Finn Murphy (Highlands) 455.15 points, 100 butterfly-Matthew Sims (Dixie Heights) 51.50, 100 freestyleDaniel Sims (Dixie Heights) 48.90, 500 freestyle-Nick Smith (CovCath) 4:27.99, 200 freestyle relay-CovCath 1:28.78, 100 backstroke-Ethan Hanna (CovCath) 52.84, 100 breaststroke-Ty Grubb (Scott) 58.16, 400 freestyle relay-CovCath 3:13.70. All-region: Finn Murphy (Highlands), Gus Staubitz (Holy Cross), Nick Smith (CovCath), Seth Young (Dixie Heights), Rob Winterman (Boone County), Daniel Sims (Dixie Heights), Matthew Sims (Dixie Heights), Ethan Hanna (CovCath), Ty Grubb (Scott). Boys team standings (top See CROWNS, Page 2B
LEXINGTON - Beechwood senior PJ Rump came in with modest expectations after getting too hyped up at least year’s state bowling tourney. The even keel paid off as Rump finished fourth in the KHSAA state singles championship Feb. 9 at Collins Eastland Lanes. He averaged 227 in qualifying before falling 234-216 to Clayton Cox of Pleasure Ridge Park in the first game of the stepladder bracket. Rump was a regional champion last year. This year, when he found out he had made the top four in the state, he got really emotional and hugged his mother. “It’s incredible,” he said. “Last year I came down here after winning Region 6. I had really high hopes, then I came in 22nd so that brought be back down. This year, all I really wanted to do was make top eight. (Finishing top four) was a relief, and nothing else mattered after that.” Rump will look to study aerospace engineering next year at either Alabama- Huntsville or Tennessee. Also in singles, Covington Catholic’s Adam Zimmerman finished 19th with a 586 (195 average). Dixie Heights’ Nathan Hopper was 21st with 582 (194). In girls singles, Alecia Radford of Notre Dame was 24th with a 516 (172). In the team event, Rump and Beechwood were the 12th seed and fell in a tough five-game match to fifth seed West Jessamine. Covington Catholic was the third seed and fell to 14th seed North Hardin 3-0 with a tie. CovCath was the Region 6 champion. In the girls team event, Notre Dame was the 15th seed and fell 3-0 in the first round to two seed and eventual state runner-up Harrison County. Follow James Weber on Twitter @JWeberSports
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Northern Kentucky top finishers, Kara Strong of Boone County and PJ Rump of Beechwood, celebrate with their medals during the KHSAA state bowling singles championships Feb. 9.
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Girls basketball » Beechwood senior Ally Johnson is the LaRosa’s MVP of the Week for Feb. 7. A five-year varsity starter in basketball, Johnson has scored 2,000-plus points in her varsity career. She is having another great season this year with many doubledigit games, including scoring 34 points vs. Dayton, 29 points vs. Harrison County and 27 points vs. Lloyd. The all-star point guard surpassed 1,000 career points her sophomore year, and entering this season, she already had scored 1,643 career points, including 251 three-pointers. Her junior year, Johnson averaged 18.1 points per game and earned numerous honors, including being named first team
All-Ninth Region, named to the all-tournament team of the Regional All “A” Classic and the District championships and was first team All-Northern Kentucky (Enquirer). She has been named by Northern Kentucky Basketball Coaches as a Division II all-star four times. This season, she was recently named to the all-tournament team of the Ninth Region All “A” Classic. Johnson will play at Bucknell University. She is also a cross country all-star who twice was named to the all-state team. And, she is a stellar academic student who is active in community service. » Lloyd beat Pendleton County Feb. 11. Devin Cheatum scored a school record 39 points and went over 1,500 for her career.
Boys basketball » Scott senior Jake Ohmer was the LaRosa’s MVP of the Week for Jan. 31.
A four-year varsity starter, Ohmer upon graduation will leave Scott High School with a slew of basketball records and will go down in Eagles’ history as one of the best ever. He already has scored more than 2,000 points in his varsity career, the first Scott player to accomplish this feat. So far this season, Jake has big-time scoring games with 40-plus points vs. Holy Cross (44 points), Mason County (41) and Pendleton County (40). His junior year, Jake averaged a singleseason school record of 26.5 points a game, the top average in Northern Kentucky. His 54 points scored vs. George Rogers Clark set a school single-game scoring record, and his 796 points scored is a school single-season record. Jake’s numerous honors include last year being named to the district and regional all-tournament teams, first team
Northern Kentucky and honorable mention all-state. Also a baseball player as an infielder and pitcher, Jake last season hit .333 with 21 RBI and on the mound went 5-3 with a 1.98 ERA. He was honorable mention allstate and was selected to play in the Kentucky State Junior All-Star Game. Very active in community service, Jake plans on playing basketball at the next level but has not yet selected a college. “Jake’s will to win supersedes all personal accolades. His humble, but competitive, nature is what makes him a great,” Scott coach Steve Fromeyer. » Holy Cross beat Ryle 58-50 in overtime Feb. 9. Ty Houston led four Indians in double figures with 12 points. » Lloyd beat Highlands Feb. 10. Game story and pictures here http:// cin.ci/2kvIAKN.
Youth baseball » Crosstown Baseball is looking for teams for their preseason tournament. Tournament will start March 24 and is a two-and-out setup. The tournament is open to ages 8U-13U, and the entry fee is $150 per team. They are looking for any teams interested in playing in the league. Those age groups are 5U-18U and the fee varies by age. 5U-7U is $100, 8U-13U is $150 and 14U-18U is $200 per team. Crosstown will also find a team for anyone interested in playing baseball but may not have a team already. Visit http://www.leaguelineup.com/ welcome.asp?url=crosstownbaseball or contact Dave Epplen at 859-640-2031. Follow James Weber on Twitter @JWeberSports
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TMC women stay unbeaten Pioneers win rare title Thomas More College women’s basketball team clinched the Presidents’ Athletic Conference regular season out-right Feb. 11 with a 89-56 win at Waynesburg. With the win, the Saints improve to 23-0 overall and 16-0 in the PAC. By winning the PAC regular season, Thomas More clinches the No. 1 seed in the PAC Championship Tournament and will host the tournament’s semifinals and championship rounds on Feb. 24 and 25. Sophomore guard Madison Temple (Anderson) led all scorers with 25 points. She was joined in double-figure scoring by junior forward Nikki Kiernan (Newport Central Catholic) with 15 points and sophomore forward Shelby Rupp (Batesville) with 10 points. Rupp led the team on the boards with seven rebounds, while Temple pulled down six rebounds. Temple led the team in assists with four, while Kiernan led the team in blocked shots with four.
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TMC head coach Jeff Hans embraces forward Nikki Kiernan before giving her a ball for her 1,000th career point during Thomas More’s 109-43 win over Westminster in NCAA Division III women’s basketball Feb. 8.
TMC freshman center Emily Schultz (Brossart) steals the ball on defense.
Michaela Ware of TMC (NewCath) pressures a Westminster player.
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Despite producing some of Northern Kentucky’s most decorated wrestlers over the years, it has been three decades since Simon Kenton has had a regional championship team. The Pioneers broke that streak Saturday in the Region 6 championships at Dixie Heights, coming from behind to win the team title. SK scored 216 points to edge Walton-Verona by 8.5. It is SK’s fourth all-time championship and first since 1987 The Pioneers were trailing the Bearcats for virtually the entire tournament before coming up with several clutch performances in the championship round. SK had a region-best 10 state qualifiers overall and three champions versus eight qualifiers and two champs for the Bearcats. The Pioneers went 3-1 in championship matches and 5-1 in the third-place bouts. W-V had finalists in seven of the 14 weight classes but went 2-5 in those matches. SK had the most titlists of any school with senior Dante Castellano winning at 132, senior Casey Cornett at 170 and senior Elijah Jackson at 182. Castellano improved to 34-1 with four dominant wins. Cornett, ranked first in Kentucky and 14th in the nation, improved to 51-3 with three pins in a total of five minutes, seven seconds. Jackson, a senior, improved to 36-8 by upsetting Dixie Heights senior Roy Bowers in the final. Jackson won by forfeit when Bowers ran out of injury time midway through the third period with the wrestlers locked up in a 1-1 tie. Meanwhile, seven of the 12 entering teams had a regional champion, and six had at least two. All 12 teams had a state qualifier and eight had at least four of them. Only eight of the 14 No. 1 seeds in the weight classes defended those seeds with first-place medals.
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ONLINE EXTRAS PHOTOS: Region 6 wrestling tournament http:// cin.ci/2l1Db1x via @enquirer Region 6 results Team scores: Simon Kenton 216, Walton-Verona 207.5, Scott 179, Dixie Heights 156.5, Campbell County 138, Cooper 38, Ryle 107.5, Newport 99, CovCath 35, Holmes 35, Boone County 30, Conner 27.5. Individuals (top four advance to state. Fifth place is an alternate). 106: Championship: Pye (Scott) d. Ocasio (SK) 21-6, Third: Macaraniag (WV), d. Delong (Dixie) fall 3:27, Fifth: Dodge (Ryle) d. Herald (Newport) 9-6. 113: Championship: Horton (Ryle) d. Spalding (WV) 3-0, Third: Frietsch (SK) d. Vaske (Boone) fall 0:44, Fifth: Simmons (Holmes) d. Bowers (Campbell) 7-0. 120: Championship: Wells (Campbell) d. Roth (WV) 3-2, Third: Whisner (SK) d. Lutes (Scott) 2-0, Fifth: Dabbs (Cooper) d. Spicer (Holmes). 126: Championship: Moore (WV) d. Yenter (Campbell) 5-3, Third: Brossart (Ryle) d. Lutes (Scott) 6-4 OT, Fifth: Scaggs (Dixie) d. Usleaman (Newport) 10-9. 132: Championship – Castellano (SK) d. Burton (Newport) 15-5, Third: Barrett (Campbell) d. Rone (Holmes) 4-2, Fifth: Coovert (Boone) d. Mayer (WV) 11-3. 138: Championship - Holub (Cooper) d. Nixon (Dixie) 6-4, Third: Mardis (SK) d. Boyd (Conner) 9-7, Fifth: Holden (Campbell) d. Harris (WV) 7-0. 145: Championship – Duke (Ryle) d. Jones (Newport) 2-0, Third: Roland (Scott) d. Carpenter (SK) fall 4:53, Fifth: Howell (Campbell) d. Gibson (WV) 3-2. 152: Championship – Huston (Cooper) d. Teipe (WV) fall 3:30, Third: Scott (SK) d. Mardis (Newport) 11-3, Fifth: Shackleford (Campbell) d. Thompson (Scott) 8-5. 160: Championship – Smith (WV) d. Kelsay (Scott) fall 1:46, Third: Barrie (Dixie) d. Osborne (Newport) 14-2, Fifth: Joering (Campbell) d. Geiser (SK) 4-2. 170: Championship – Cornett (SK) d. Mulcahy (WV) fall 1:26, Third: Campbell (Cooper) d. Lampe (CovCath) injury forfeit, Fifth: Cunningham (Scott) d. Russell (Newport) fall 4:15. 182: Championship – Jackson (SK) d. Bowers (Dixie) fall 4:48, Third: Lake (Cooper) d. Watson (Scott) fall 4:40, Fifth: Nelson (Campbell) d. Shields (CovCath) fall 1:46. 195: Championship – Seeney (Scott) d. Lonkard (Ryle) fall 5:17, Third: Cundiff (Dixie) d. Bailey (Cooper) 3-2, Fifth: Kramer (CovCath) d. Leicht (Campbell) fall 1:35. 220: Championship – Peters (Dixie) d. Watkins (Ryle) fall 1:55, Third: Rolf (Campbell) d. Justice (Scott) 1-0, Fifth: Hughes (SK) d. Hameidan (Boone) 5-3 OT. 285: Championship – Washington (Dixie) d. Ruber (WV) fall 5:20, Third: Holliday (SK) d. Daniels (Newport) 11-5, Fifth: Wolf (Cooper) d. Hunter (Scott) 12-4.
Third-place Scott was led by sophomore Brendan Pye, who won at 106 to improve to 45-2, and junior Gerald Seeney at 195. Fourth-place Dixie won the last two crowns of the day, with senior Jacob Peters winning 220 and junior Kairus Washington at 285. Both won by pin. Washington came from a 3-1 deficit in the third period to win his second straight title. A junior, he improved to 47-4 and was voted most outstanding wrestler of the meet. “It’s crazy,” Washington said. “It’s exciting to go on to state.” Fledgling CovCath enjoyed its second-ever state qualifier after junior Brett Lampe finished fourth at 170. Kenton County state qualifiers are: Covington Catholic: Brett Lampe 4th at 170. Dixie Heights: Joey Delong 4th at 106, Austin
Nixon 2nd at 138, James Barrie 3rd at 160, Roy Bowers 2nd at 182, Keegan Cundiff 3rd at 195, Jacob Peters champion at 220, Kairus Washington champion at 285. Holmes: Diontae Rone 4th at 132. Scott: Brendan Pye champion at 106, Seth Lutes 4th at 120, Layne Seibert 4th at 126, Cody Roland 3rd at 145, Jared Kelsay 2nd at 160, Nathan Watson 4th at 182, Gerald Seeney champion at 195, Nathan Justice 4th at 220. Simon Kenton: Migdoel Ocasio 2nd at 106, Trevor Frietsch third at 113, Michael Whisner 3rd at 120, Dante Castellano champion at 132, Salim Mardis 3rd at 138, Spencer Carpenter 4th at 145, Brennon Scott 3rd at 152, Casey Cornett champion at 170, Elijah Jackson champion at 182, Dalton Holliday 3rd at 285. Follow James Weber on Twitter @JWeberSports
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Dixie Heights’ regional medalists during the KHSAA Region 6 wrestling meet Feb. 11.
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10): Covington Catholic 494, Highlands 375.5, Dixie Heights 258.5, Beechwood 180, Holy Cross 155.5, Boone County 148.5, Cooper 125, Scott 107, Simon
Kenton 99, Ryle 95. Combined team standings: Highlands 644.5, Dixie Heights 560.5, Ryle 411, Beechwood 349, Holy Cross 269.5, Cooper 250, Campbell County 193, Scott 167, Conner 166, St. Henry 160, Boone County 156.5, Simon Kenton 153, Villa Madonna 28.
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What’s the hype about coconut oil? Have you heard the health claims about coconut oil? There are rumors that it can do everything from cure Alzheimer’s disease and prevent cancer to prompt weight loss. Coconut oil has been deemed the new miracle food – and it makes a tasty pie crust, too. Could it be true? Our friends at Michigan State University Extension have written an informative article on this subject. They say, the first question might be “How is coconut oil different from other oils?” Well, it is the most saturated fat known to us. Coconut oil is 92 percent saturated, therefore
it is solid at room temperature. Technically we should be calling it Kathy R. coconut Byrnes fat – not oil. By EXTENDING KNOWLEDGE contrast, other vegetable oils are only around 15 percent saturated, lard from beef fat is only 50 percent saturated and butter is 63 percent saturated. Coconut oil also has a different chemical structure than other oils. The chemical structure of co-
Tree Summit happening on Feb. 25 Taking Root is inviting concerned community members to attend the Great Tree Summit 2017 at 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Boone County Extension Enrichment Center in Burlington. The summit will be an educational and inspirational event with ideas and discussion about how to plant and protect more trees in our communities. The event will feature keynote and local speakers, a question-and-answer session, and a brief awards ceremony along with light refreshments, door prizes, exhibits and post-session options for continuing discussion about community projects, a film viewing or a Boone County site tour. Taking Root is a collaborative, broad-based partnership working to inspire and empower all to conserve and improve our region’s unique and threatened tree canopy. Local trees are facing a crisis from the impacts of invasive insects and plants and a host of other threats that are, in turn, affecting the natural and built environments, public budgets and quality of life. Taking Root’s goals are for better tree management, greater awareness of tree benefits, stronger sense of stewardship and the planting of 2 million trees by 2020 – one for everyone in the eight-county region. The event’s keynote speaker, renowned horticulturist Tom Smarr, will share his experience in managing and designing natural areas and expanding green space for Louisville’s 21st Century Parks and the New York High-
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MARRIAGE LICENSES Maggie McMillan, 20, and Denver Ball, 19, both of Edgewood, issued Dec. 13. Darcie Poor, 24, and David Mefford, 28, both of Edgewood, issued Dec. 13. Jennifer Diesman, 41, of Erlanger and Nicholas Lee, 26, of Dayton, issued Dec. 14. Jennifer Eilers, 45, of Covington and Kenneth Harnist, 53, of Cincinnati, issued Dec. 15. Samantha Teegarden, 26, of Fort Thomas and Mark Dahms
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conut oil is about 60 percent medium chain triglyceride (MCT) with only about 40 percent long chain triglyceride (LCT). Other oils, those that are less saturated, are nearly 100 percent LCT. What does that mean to our bodies? Because MCTs are transported directly from the intestine to the liver for fuel, they are more likely to get burned for fuel than deposited as fat. That sounds great, but overall the potential for benefit to our waistline and our cardiovascular
health seems to be minimal at best, lagging behind canola and olive oil. If we let go of the wild and largely unfounded health claims about coconut oil, what we might actually be looking for is permission to escape the lowfat diet. The Harvard School of Public Health takes the stance that we need adequate healthy dietary fat instead of a diet as devoid of fat as possible . Rather than abstinence or a low-fat diet, Harvard is asking that we make the best possible choice when
choosing dietary fat. Could this be good advice? Over the last decade Americans have struggled with obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Our primary mantra has been to balance the calories eaten with the calories expended, lose the weight and get healthy. Little attention has been paid to the actual quality of the calorie eaten. Research is showing us that there is a correlation between the kind of calories eaten and health – regardless of weight.
For best overall health, balance your calories and activity levels, but choose high-quality calories, including those fats from nuts, seeds and healthy oils. Resist the urge to believe health claims that are too good to be true, trusting instead impartial, critical reviews of the research. Kathy R. Byrnes is Kenton County family and consumer sciences agent for University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.
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Just throw up your hands As a parent, obedience is a subject we cover often in our house. From obedience regarding daily chores, to being obedient in our prayer and devotion time, we find ourselves covering the topic a lot. Today, during my reading time, I found myself in the book of Exodus. Expecting to be refreshed about the fact that God has great plans for my family and we are all headed to the Promised Land, I was a bit shocked at the revelation that surfaced for me. As I was reading in the book of Exodus, I learned what
seemed like a totally new aspect of obedience. Some may call Julie it “active House obedience.” FAITH NOTES As a Christian I regularly remind myself and others around me that even in hard times, God is fighting for us and sometimes we need to simply wait, be patient, and let God do His work. Although I agree, in the book of Exodus as Moses
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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD FRIDAY, FEB. 17
Presented by Boone County Public Library. 342-2665; www.bcpl.org. Burlington. Vitals Screening, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Homan Chiropractic Covington, 713 Scott Blvd., Blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, temperature. Free. 291-0333; www.homanchiro.com. Covington.
Art Exhibits Lineillism Revealed, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, In 2000, artist Jim J.C. Hall suffered attack of shingles which caused him to see world in vertical bands of color. He began painting what he saw and created new art form, Lineillism. Exhibit follows Hall’s journey as artist and features 10 of his Lineillism works. $9, $8 ages 60 and up, $5 children, free members. Discounts for Cincinnati Museum Center members. 491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.
Exercise Classes Strong By Zumba, 6-7 p.m., Move Your Body Fitness, 22 Commonwealth Ave., Combines high intensity interval training with synced music. $6. 322-4425; www.moveyourbodynky.com. Erlanger.
Literary - Story Times Art Storytime Class, 10-11 a.m. Home., Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Weekly art enrichment and storytime with members of Kenton Co. Library. Ages 3-6. Free. 431-0020; www.bakerhunt.org. Covington.
On Stage - Student Theater Godspell, 7:30 p.m., The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on gospel according to St. Matthew. $15, $10 students and children. Presented by Holy Cross High School. 9571940. Covington.
Recreation Bingo, 5:30-10 p.m., Erlanger Lions Club Hall, 5996 Belair Drive, Clubhouse. Jitney starts at 7 p.m., regular games at 7:45 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Prices vary. Presented by Erlanger Lions Club. 727-0888. Erlanger.
Sports Winter/Spring Meet, 6:15 p.m., Turfway Park, 7500 Turfway
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SUNDAY, FEB. 19
Sugar Camp: Making Maple Syrup, 10-11:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m. 2-3:30 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m., Middleton-Mills Park, 3415 Mills Road, Visit working sugar camp and learn how to make maple syrup old fashioned way. Visitor participation encouraged. Dates may vary due to weather but historically this is best week for maple sugaring in Kentucky. Free. Reservations required for all dates except Feb. 25. Presented by Kenton County Parks and Recreation. 525-7529. Independence.
TUESDAY, FEB. 21
Take Time for Your Heart, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Institute, 1 Medical Village Dr., 8-week class. Each class gives valuable tips from clinical experts. $50. Registration required. Presented by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. 3019355; www.stelizabeth.com/ taketimeforyourheart. Edgewood.
Lineillism Revealed, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, $9, $8 ages 60 and up, $5 children, free members. Discounts for Cincinnati Museum Center members. 491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.
Sugar Camp: Making Maple
“Annie,” premieres 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Dietz Auditorium, 305 Bartlett Ave., Erlanger. A community matinee will be performed at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. This classic Broadway musical will be brought to life by students of the Erlanger-Elsmere school district. General admission tickets are available at door. Admission is $7. Call 727-1555; visit www.lmhsmusical.com. Road, Live horse racing. Free, except March 25. 371-0200; www.turfway.com. Florence.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18 Art Exhibits Lineillism Revealed, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, $9, $8 ages 60 and up, $5 children, free members. Discounts for Cincinnati Museum Center members. 491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.
On Stage - Student Theater Annie, 3-5 p.m., Dietz Auditorium, 305 Bartlett Ave., Classic Broadway musical brought to life by students of ErlangerElsmere school district. General admission tickets available at door. $7. Presented by Lloyd Memorial High School. 727-1555; www.lmhsmusical.com. Erlanger. Godspell, 7:30 p.m., The Carnegie, $15, $10 students and children. 957-1940. Covington.
Sports Winter/Spring Meet, 6:15 p.m., Turfway Park, Free, except March 25. 371-0200; www.turfway.com. Florence.
Lineillism Revealed, 1-5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, $9, $8 ages 60 and up, $5 children, free members. Discounts for Cincinnati Museum Center members. 491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.
Dining Events Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Notre Dame Academy, 1699 Hilton Drive, $6, $4 children. Presented by Sisters of Notre Dame. 392-8109; www.sndky.org. Park Hills.
On Stage - Student Theater Godspell, 3 p.m., The Carnegie, $15, $10 students and children. 957-1940. Covington.
MONDAY, FEB. 20 Health / Wellness Suicide Prevention Training, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Boone County Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Provided by Larry McNabb, certified QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Trainer and member of Ky Suicide Prevention Group. Free. Registration required.
$5 children, free members. Discounts for Cincinnati Museum Center members. 491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.
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Syrup, 10-11:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m., Middleton-Mills Park, Free. Reservations required for all dates except Feb. 25. 525-7529. Independence.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23 Art Events The Art of Food: An Atomic Dinner Party, 6-9 p.m., The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Intimate dinner party with food from some of Cincinnati’s top chefs, open bar, engage with art and artists, and guided tastings from Maker’s Mark. $100, $75 members. Reservations required. 957-1940; www.thecarnegie.com. Covington.
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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22 Art Exhibits Lineillism Revealed, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, $9, $8 ages 60 and up,
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REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS COVINGTON 3123 Beech Ave.: Vanessa and Brandon Hamilton to Jeffrey Jones; $114,000. 611 E. 21st St.: Landis and Edward McDannold to Cathy Carlisle and Thomas Rose; $100,500. 57 E. 41st St.: Amie Napier to Cecily Hunt; $70,000. 2549 Evergreen Drive: Olivia and David Schlachter Jr. to Karen and Terrence Ivery; $136,000. 3526 Glenn Ave.: Melissa and Steven Stanton to Jade Sheldon; $400,000. 1821 Greenup St.: Stacey and Thomas Deaton to Shane Collins; $59,000. 777 Highland Ave.: Zelena Allen to Rachel Hiraldo and Juan Calderon; $110,000. 10 Horizen Circle: Joseph Sibrel to Courtnee Clark-Hessling and Devin Carr; $99,000. 410 Kyles Lane: Equity Trust Co. to Greg Hayes; $275,000. 2117 Maryland Ave.: Michael McDole to Ashley Neal and Joshua Gunn; $275,500. 717 Philadelphia St.: Brian Crosby to Courtney and Matthew Tripp; $175,000. 2475 Rolling Hills Drive, Unit 7-201: Fischer Attatched Homes II LLC to Christina Ziegler; $188,000. 1334 Scott St.: Katherine Kidder to Charla and Steven Perry; $60,000.
CRESTVIEW HILLS 561 Napa Valley, Unit 2: Amy Schult-Bruckner Family Trust to Debra Bowling; $92,500.
EDGEWOOD 541 Village Drive: Jennifer and Matthew Winterhalter to Caron and Kenneth Martin; $191,500.
ERLANGER 613 Hallam Ave.: Debra and Emmett Buckley to Mary and Mark Sprague; $116,500. 875 Lakerun Lane: The Drees Co. to Michelle and Derrick Jones; $300,000.
FORT WRIGHT 1432 Henry Clay Court: Lynda McGuffey to Jenna and Robert Burger; $260,000.
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PARK HILLS 1067 Jackson Road: Emily Minardi and Edward Miles to Jennifer and Erik Kruze; $418,000. 525 Scenic Drive: Kathleen Gray to Kimberly Kauza and David DeSutter; $530,000.
TAYLOR MILL 673 Leland Drive: Paula and William Baker to Toni and Benjamin Scalia; $133,500.
WALTON 332 Chardonnay Valley: Archway Homes & Properties LLC to Charles and Jennifer Fulwood; $170,000. 394 Molise Circle: Jennifer Tritschler to Megan Bailey and Josh Berling; $193,500. 1214 Walton Nicholson Pike: Judy and Michael DeCrescenzo, Laura and Daniel Corbin, Norma Dorsey, Donna Jacobs and Cassidy Dorsey to Michael Schmidt; $150,000.
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DEATHS Lisa Alsip Lisa Ann Alsip, 53, of Ryland Heights, died Feb. 4 at her home. Her parents, James Donald and Grace Case, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Richard L. Alsip; sons, Mitchell Alsip and Patrick Alsip; daughters, Shannon Burton and Erin Alsip; and five grandchildren.
Robert Bley Robert Bernard Bley, 82, of Crescent Springs, died Feb. 2 at his home. He was a self-employed over the road truck driver. His wife, Carol Ann Bley, died previously. Survivors include his children, Michael Bley, Debra McGuire, Tina Hummelgard, David Bley, and Cathy Dungan; brother, Francis Bley; sister, Helena Blades; and 18 grandchildren along with 35 great-grandchildren. Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Lucille Bright Lucille Bright, 94, of Erlanger, died Feb. 5. She was a graduate of Holmes High School and was a USO dancer for troops after World War II. She also worked at the Printing House for the Blind in Louisville and was a librarian for Miles Elementary School. Her husband, Kenneth W. Bright, died previously. Survivors include her children, Kimberly Bright Voorhees, Karen Bright Godsey, and Keb Bright; and five grandchildren along with two greatgrandchildren. Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017.
Jeffrey Buehler Jeffrey Buehler, 45, of Fort Wright, died Jan. 29.
Darlene Cain Darlene Cain, 52, of Independence, died Feb. 5 at St. Elizabeth Covington. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her children, Derrick Embry, Brandon Cain, Jordan Cain, Bridget Embry Moore, and Michael Embry; siblings, Rev. Glenn Hyden, Walter Hyden, Daniel Hyden, Judy Price, and Brenda Rodgers; and 15 grandchildren.
Lisa Cain Lisa Ann Cain, 42, of Independence, died Jan. 28. She enjoyed being in nature and riding four wheelers. Her parents, Larry and Juanita Wayman; and brother, John Wayman, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Kirby L. Cain Sr.; son, Kirby L. Cain Jr.; and brothers, Andrew Wayman and Matthew Wayman.
Donna Christy Donna L. Christy, 58, of Erlanger, died Feb. 1. Her mother, Katherine White, died previously. Survivors include her husband, John Christy; twin sister, Deborah Landers; sister Linda Middelberg; and dogs, Tyler and Megan. Memorials: To an animal organization of donor’s choice.
Susan Duncan Susan M. Borg Duncan, 74, of Taylor Mill, died Feb. 5 at University Hospital. She loved sports, water, travel and celebrations. She will be remembered for her kind spirit, thoughtfulness, cheerful, friendly nature and forever smile. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Duncan; sons, Tony, Troy, and Mark Duncan; siblings, Dudley, Tommy, John, Danny, and Carol Deming; and six grandchildren. Memorials: St. Anthony, 485 Grand Ave., Taylor Mill, KY 41015.
Irene Howard Irene Deatherage Howard, 83, of Independence, died unexpectedly Jan. 31 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. She was a merchandiser for American Greetings for nearly 30 years. She enjoyed attending
St. Henry Bingo and traveling. Her daughter, Connie Spencer, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Larry D. Howard; daughter, Karen Wells of Greendale, Indiana; brother, Charles Deatherage of Erlanger; and six grandchildren along with six great-grandchildren. Memorials: American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227; or Trinity Christian Center, 18687 Pribble Road, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025.
Peggy McKinley Peggy Burtnett McKinley, 55, of Edgewood, died Jan. 31 from ovarian cancer at St. Elizabeth Hospice. She earned her BSN at Northern Kentucky University and worked for Medpace. Her career also saw her have experiences, which included EMS, court reporter, orthodontist assistant, and legal secretary. Her son, Adam Premec; and parents, Ruth and Bob Burtnett, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Scott McKinley; daughter, Paige Premec; siblings, Judy Mayiras, Kathy Krupitzer, Bob Burtnett, Carol Burtnett, Donald Burtnett, Barbara Kessinger, Joan Thomas, Mary Mapes, Sue DiDonna, and Eileen Moran. Memorials: Center for Addiction Treatment (CAT House), 830 Ezzard Charles Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45214; or Covington Catholic High School STEM endowment, 1600 Dixie Highway, Park Hills, KY 41011.
Therese Moore Therese C. Moore, 80, of Erlanger, died suddenly Jan. 30 at her home. She retired as a reservationist with American Airlines after 36 years of employment and was a member of St. Henry Church in Erlanger. She loved to travel. Her son, Philip Patrick Moore; and sisters, Dorothy Bruegge, Julia Isabelli, Joan Dressman, and Rose Doud, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Philip G. Moore; son, Andrew Moore; and sisters, Margaret Wood and Frances Arens. Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or St. Henry Church, 3813 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY 41018.
Wright, where she sang in the choir for many years. In 1960, she founded Mrs. White’s Kindergarten. She taught for 19 years touching the lives of more than 450 Northern Kentucky children in an era when few women owned and operated their own businesses. Her brother, Albert Edward Perraut; and sister, Virginia Katherine Green, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Glenn Allan White; children, Michael Allan White of Lexington, James Byron White, Patricia White Yost of Louisville, Jo Ann White Davy of Houston, and Jane White
Woodruff of Cincinnati; and 12 grandchildren along with 14 great-grandchildren. Memorials: Northern Kentucky Heritage League, P.O. Box 104, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017.
Emily Wilmhoff Emily Louise Wilmhoff, 34, of Lakeside Park, died Feb. 5. Survivors include her son, Ryely Wilmhoff of Lakeside Park; parents, Greg and Debbie Wilmhoff of Lakeside Park; and sisters, Katie Wilmhoff of Covington and Beth Whitaker of San Diego, California. Memorials: American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
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Gerard “Gary” E. Smith, 84, of Bromley, died Feb. 5 at his home. He was a retired line pipe welder for Newport Steel. He loved working on antique cars, crossword puzzles and spending time with his grandchild and great-grandchildren. He was former mayor and city councilman for the city of Bromley for many years. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Smith; son, Steven Smith of Powder Springs, Georgia; daughters, Gail Smith of Bromley and Kathy Courtney Smith of Crittenden; and a grandchild along with three great-grandchildren. Memorials: The Parish Kitchen, 141 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011.
Gwendolyn Tibbs Gwendolyn C. Tibbs, 88, of Park Hills, died Jan. 31 at Emerald Trace in Elsmere. She was a retired teacher at Redwood Rehabilitation Center in Fort Mitchell and a member of Lakeside Christian Church. She loved teaching and cooking. Her husband, James O. Tibbs; and brothers, Cecil and C.D. Cress, died previously. Survivors include her sons, James Tibbs III of Oakland, California, and Lawrence Tibbs of Taylor Mill; daughters, Laura Milburn of Florence and Janis Tibbs of Fort Wright; and three grandchildren. Memorials: Lakeside Christian Church, 195 Buttermilk Pike, Lakeside Park, KY 41017; or Redwood Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Road, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017.
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Homes for Sale-Ky 31 Ac. Pendleton Co., Hwy 22 mostly wooded, secluded home site, city water, $109,900. $4,000 down 1 Ac. So Grant., 2BD & 1 Ba single wide, fixer upjper, city water, $52,900 $5,000, $440 per mo 4 Ac. Northern Pendleton Co., pasture, woods, view,doubl wides, welcome, city water, $2,000 down, $370 per mo 5 Ac. Grant Co., pasture, small pond, lays great, paved frontage, city water, $42,900, $2,000 down 7 Ac. Pendleton, co., pasture, w/septic system, water & electric hook ups, drive way, $2,500 down, $420 per mo10 Ac. Pendlton Co., rolling wooded, barn, pond, corner lot, city water, close to Hwy 27 $59,900, $2,5000 down 30 Ac, Carroll County, pasture, woods, 2 small ponds, ideal for livestock, hunting, city water, $76,900, $3,000 down, $695 per mo. TRI-STATE LAND CO. Walton, KY (859) 485-1330
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WALTON 2 acre residential lots, (Homes Only), 2 mi. South of Walton. Price Reduced, $48-$52K 859-802-8058
Independence/Taylor Mill: Cottage, 1BR loft, No Pets. $550/mo + dep. 859-356-3822
OFFICE SPACE-4977 DELHI AVE 10 MINS TO DOWNTOWN ON BUS LINE, IDEAL FOR ANY PROFESSIONAL 3 ROOMS, HEAT & AIR INCLUDED CALL NOW 513-532-0857
Maintenance Worker For a multi-family property management company in NO.KY. Must have a good work ethic, knowledge of electrical and plumbing required. Previous experience in multi-family environment a plus. Salary based on experience. Health care and vacation provided Applicant must have valid driver’s license and own transportation. We are a drug free work place.
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Retired Nurse with references , will care for elderly in your home. Call Dianna 859-620-3935
Responsible for delivering, removing and hauling roll off waste containers to and from customer sites.This is a physically demanding job that requires extensive physical exertion.
Responsible for servicing assigned route(s) with the collection and hauling of acceptable recycling materials to a recycling plant. This is a physically demanding job that requires extensive physical exertion.
Steady work with competitive pay, benefits & 401(k)
Civil Engineering Designer
Evans CivilPro Engineers, LLC, in Mason, OH area seeking Civil Engineering Designer with 5+ years experience in Private Development, Stormwater, Roadway and Public Sewer & Water design.
great places to live... FT M i t c h e l l / K Y - 2BR apt, Ground level, 4 fam. bldg, gar w/opener, park like setting, just renovated, $750/mo, no pets or smoking, 513-316-2498
Alexandria/Wellington Place 2BR, 2BA, CONDO new appliances & carpets, garage No pets/smoking $800 + de p 859-391-5591 Cold Spring- RECENT REMODEL, 2BR, 1.5BA, balcony, W/D, carport, $649/mo. No Pets. 859-441-5129 Destin, FL, Gulf front, 2BR, Condo Rentals, in Beautiful Destin, Local owner. 513-528-9800 Office., 513-752-1735 H
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www.RumpkeJobs.com ASSEMBLER / PACKER NEEDED Step by Step Packaging needs Detailed, quality-minded associate to join our team.
Sr. VP, FP&A, Vantiv LLC, Symmes Twp. OH. Req. BS in acct’g, actur. sci., fin. or bus. admin. + 120 mo. progressively responsible exp. in FP&A, corporate finance, or related broad-based financial mgmt, incl. 72 mo. in a senior leadership role. Also req: CPA; excellent organizational& problem-solving skills; proven expertise attracting, motivating & retaining top talent in a developmental culture that fosters excellence; & an entrepreneurial spirit & comfort working w/in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Apply at www.vantiv.com/careers .
8-4 shift. Comfortable clean environment. Mandatory background check and drug screen. Call Jim at 513-247-0133 to discuss job if interested.
Bakery Help Needed Production Help (AM Hours) Sales Help- (Late mornings/ Early Afternoons) Apply in person- 3805 Shady LN, NORTH BEND, OH 45052
Janitorial Part time evening cleaners needed in the Newtown, Sharonville, Anderson areas. 2-7 hrs per night depending on location. IDEAL FOR COUPLES! Call 513-315-0218 Part-time Housekeeper or Janitor Flexible day time hours Starting $10-$12/hour Apply On Site 5300 Hamilton Ave. Cin., OH 45224 513-541-5252 (College Hill)
Spring Grove… A Great Place to Work! Spring Grove ( www.springgrove.org ) is actively looking for highly-motivated team players with impeccable standards to fill part-time Mowing Positions (up to 40 hours/week, possible full-time opportunity) at Spring Grove Cemetery. Primary responsibilities include mowing and string trimming and other general grounds maintenance as needed. Must have a valid driver’s license. Drug screen required. Email Resumes to Mark Brown : firstname.lastname@example.org Qualified candidates can complete an application at the Administrative office at Spring Grove Cemetery (Monday– Saturday. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum 4521 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
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Extension 4-H Program Assistant Boone County Extension Service The University of Kentucky is accepting applications for the position of 4-H Program Assistant housed/working in Boone County. The major duties of this position include: teaching school clubs, after school programming, and summer project classes; also assist the Extension 4-H Agents as needed. High school diploma or GED required. The starting salary is $11.50-12.00 per hour. To apply for RE09650, a UK Online Application must be submitted to www.uky.edu/ukjobs . The qualifications and job responsibilities may also be viewed on the website. Application deadline is February 26, 2017. For more information or assistance call 859-586-6101. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.
Foster Care Case Manager Provide case management services to children in foster care in the Cincinnati, OH area. Requires travel, on-call rotation & flexible hours to meet the needs of children & families. Degree and current state of Ohio LSW, LPC, or MFT license required. Foster care, mental health, or child welfare experience preferred. www.buckeyeranch.org EEO AA Employer
INSIDE SALES REP Sentimental Productions, video publishing company, Seeking Inside Sales Representatives Part-Time, 20 hours/week, hourly + commission. Sales experience required, no telecommuting. Call 513-244-6542
Experienced Roofer/Helper Great Pay and Benefits Must have driver’s license. Call: 513-821-2985
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Drivers, CDL Class A or B: TruckMovers, New Singles from Williamstown, WV Be Your Own Boss!! truckmovers.com/apply Call: 1-855-225-8483
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Auction**ABSOLUTE AUCTION**Auction EXERCISE EQUIPMENT Moved For Convenience of Auction to: 1296 St Rt 28, Loveland, OH 45140 SAT., FEBRUARY 25, 2017 Starting 10:00AM CYBEX EQUIP : Seated Leg Curl, Leg Extension, Seated Leg Press, Hip Abduction, Dual Axis Overhead Press, Back Extension, Torso Rotation, Arm Extension, Lateral Rise, Dual Axis Chest Press, Arm Curl Machine, Ab Crunch, Fly Machine, Dual Axis Row/Rear Delt and Dual Axis Pull Down Machine; Hammer Strength ISO Wide Chest & Lateral Front Pull Down, Behind Neck Press, Dead Lift Machine; (4) SciFit Hill Climb Machines w/Electronic Readout; (6) SciFit AC5000 Treadmills w/Electronic Readouts; (2) Endurance B3R Recumbent Cycles; Sports Art 8007 Elliptical Trainer; Weight Benches; Stereo Systems; Exercise Balls, etc. SEE AUCTIONZIP.com, AUCTIONEER #6832 For Pictures TERMS: We Will Accept Cash, Local Check, Visa, MC & Discover w/Picture ID. All Items Must Be Paid In Full At Conclusion Of Auction. A 13% Buyer’s Premium In Effect. If You Pay By Cash Or Check, We Will Give You A 3% Discount On The Buyer’s Premium. All Items Sold "AS IS", Please Rely On Your Own Inspection. 2 Day Removal. DIRECTIONS: I-275 to Exit #57 (Milford/Blanchester) Go East Toward Blanchester 2.7 Miles to Auction on Left. Watch For Signs. Court Ordered Receivership Auction, Licking County Court of Common Pleas, Case # 2014CV01031 Frank McCullough, Auctioneer (513) 831-4866
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WEDN. Feb. 22, 2017 9:00AM Selling at 3-L SELF STORAGE Located at 3333 Madison Pike Fort Wright, KY 41017. Take I-275 to 3-L HWY (Madison Pike) Go North Next door to Golf Driving Range.
WEDN. Feb. 22, 2017 @ Approximately 11:00AM Located at 206 Vine St. Wilder, KY 41076 Take I-275 to Wilder exit 77 go North (left) on Route 9/AA HWY to left on Vine Street
WEDN. Feb. 22, 2017 @ Approximately 12:15PM. Located at 91 Banklick Rd. Wilder Ky.41076 From Vine St. Go North (left) on Route 9/AA HWY. The managers have contracted me to sell the contents of storage units for past due rents Pursuant to KY Law K.R.S. 35.9-504 Sold by unit only, buyer must take total contents or will not be allowed to Bid again Terms : CASH. Not responsible for accidents No buyer’s premium KANNADY -MOORE AUCTION
Randy A. Moore Auctioneer Williamstown KY. 859-393-5332
CASH PAID for unopened unexpired Diabetic Strips. Up to $35 per 100. 513-377-7522 www.cincytestrips.com
Announce announcements, novena... Special Notices-Clas Kenton Co Men’s Senior Golf League starting soon Since 1969 fun, friendly competition, must be 55 or older Set up for 80-2 man teams in 4 flights representing players ability. League format is 9 holes ea Thursday morning on the Pioneer Course, first tee time is 8am starting play is April 20 and continues thru September. For more info and registration form, please call Larry Bennett @ 859-581-8012 or inquire at the clubhouse
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Lost Ring: yellow stone, with moon shapes on each side. REWARD!! 229-386-0731
DO YOU NEED A RIDE to doctors office, store, ect.? Groceries delivered? All errand types considered. Call Paul 859-250-2885
Reasonable, No Job Too big or Too Small. Call Steve 513-491-6672
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BUYING-RECORD ALBUMS & CDs, METAL, JAZZ, BLUES, ROCK, RAP, INDIE, R&B & REGGAE. 513-683-6985
All Ohio’s REPTILE Sale & Show Buy, sell, trade! Sat, Feb. 18, 9a-3p Adults $5. 10 & under $1 NEW LOCATION Franklin County Fairgrounds 5035 Northwest Pkwy Hilliard, OH 43026 614-459-4261 / 614-457-4433 http://allohioreptile shows.webs.com
AKC Lab Pups, silver/chocolate & other colors available, utd on vaccines & deworming, vet exam, health tested parents, Health & Hip Guarantee, $900-1200. Located in Center, KY. Can meet closer. www.carterfarm labs.com (270)565-2583
Call 614-946-6853 for more info
Dogs, AKC Registered Lab Pups, males and females, $$400 to $600, 7 weeks old, Silver, Charcoal, Blacks and Whites, calm Beautiful Lab Pups....Mom is silver..Dad is Charcoal. Gonna be big dogs. Shots... micro chipped and wormed...Ready to go to good homes. Limited Registration..Full Registration available.... Call or text. 812-209-9337 (812)209-9337 larrbear_54 @yahoo.com German Shepherd Pups, 12 wks old AKC reg., POP, vet ckd, up to date on shots & worming, Exc.Tempermanet $600. 765-265-0233
Golden Retriever Puppies AKC, 1st Shots & Wormed. 859-375-5015
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JEEP 2002 Grand Cherokee, Limited, 4x4, Excellent Condition Call 859-525-6363
The following storage units from Stronghold of Kentucky will be sold at public auction by Don Bates Auctioneers, at 3700 Holly Lane, Erlanger, Kentucky, 41018 on February 28, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. and will continue until all items are sold. Unit 196, Andrew Baker, 507 Birch Road, Covington, KY 41015 Unit 368, Joddie Fortner, 518 Vivian Street, Elsmere, KY 41018 Unit 102, Marceo Morton, 1839 Jefferson Avenue, Covington, KY 41014 COM,Feb16,23,’17#1910510
Italiano Cane Corso Pups, Blue AKC Exc bloodlines, 4 F’s, shots & wormed. $500. 513-338-9916 or 513-658-1413 Lab puppies, Champ bloodlines, shots, wormed, Yellow, Blk & Choc, 7wks, $400-$600. 513-344-0324
SHIH TZU Puppies (8) Blk & Wht, 8 wks, 1st shots & wormed $300 Cash. 859-462-3402 West Highland White Terrier Pups - AKC Reg, 8 wks, Females, shots & wormed, $600. 859-242-0499
Yorkies, Yorkie Poos, Poodles, Chihuahua pups, $375-$600. Vet chkd, s&w. Blanchester, OH 937-725-9641
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Specializing in new and old replacement of driveways, patios, sidewalks, steps, retaining walls, decorative concrete work, basement and foundation leaks & driveway additions.We also offer Bobcat, Backhoe, Loader, and Dumptruck work, regrading yards & lot cleaning. • Free Estimates • Fully Insured • Over 20 Years Experience Currently Offering A+ Rating with Better 10% DISCOUNT Business Bureau OFFICE CHRIS
Public Notice To any Prospective Creditor of Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley Co., L.P.A.: Take Notice that an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors has been filed at Case No. 2016003659 in the Hamilton County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division, 230 East Ninth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (“Court”). Any person or entity holding a claim against Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley Co., L.P.A. must submit a Proof of Claim form to the Court on or before May 1, 2017. To obtain a Proof of Claim form, contact: By mail: Eric W. Goering, Assignee 220 West Third Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 Or by e-mail: email@example.com Or by phone: (513) 621-0912 This Notice is being published by Michael A. Galasso, Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker, LPA., 7 West Seventh Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, OH 45202, attorney for Eric W. Goering, Assignee. KNT,Feb9,16,23,’17#1898893 PUBLIC NOTICE
Havanese Bichon puppies ($900) AKC registered (nonshedding and hypoallergenic). They have been vet checked w/first shots and dewormed. (513)633-0027 j firstname.lastname@example.org
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Wanted - A used 12-15 passenger van, 4-5 yrs old to be donated, We are a 501(c)3 corporation, Your donation is tax deductible. Please contact Tim Weber, Sea Scout Ship 717 B.S.A. 859-750-2402
German Shepherd Pups, AKC reg. FB:2 F, 3 M, mostly black, Ex-
5-Year guarantee on all workmanship
We Treat Your Family Like Our Family Too. Care Giver for Hire, BA Degree in Social Work, 8 yrs exp, FBI, Police Check, Exc. refs, $13/hrs. Overnights drop down to $12/hr. Please call Angie 859-801-4344
CASH for junk cars, trucks & vans. Free pick up. Call Jim or Roy anytime 859-866-2909 or 859-991-5176
SATURN 2002 SL, Silver, Single Overhead Cam 4 cyl., New tires, Exc. Cond., 99K mi., Call 859-525-6363
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PUG PUPPY AKC, Pug Puppy AKC, 1 F, Fawn, 1- M, Black, $700. 513-305-5528
WILL BUY USED FURNITURE & APPLIACES 937-798-1257
Buying ALL Sports Cards Pre 1970. Please Contact Shane Shoemaker @ 513-477-0553
IRS REFUND SPECIALS Living Room, Dining Rooms, Mattresses, Bunkbeds, Futons, Electric Adjustable Beds w/ memory foam mattresses. REALLY LOW MATTRESS PRICES FAST DELIVERY 100’s of premium king sets Lots of floor model specials. SHOP US TODAY! Lowest Prices---Highest Quality 8455 Winton Rd* Brentwood Plaza Call BILL, w/ your questions 513-383-2785! Mattress & Furniture Express mattressandfurnitureexpress .com Apply online everyone approved. Guaranteed financing, No Credit Check
Winter Equip & Truck Auction Sat, February 25th @ 9am Cincinnati Auction Facility Warren Co. Fairgrounds 665 SR 48 Lebanon, OH 45036 Commercial Trucks, Trailers, AG Tractors, Implements, Lawn & Garden, Construction Excavating, Mining Equip., Wagon Loads of Small Tools & More! Auction Units accepted until Weds, Feb. 22nd @5pm Auctionzip.com #6240 www.dunndealauctions.com Secured Creditors 674 Sales LLC Consignors Owners
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Cin. OH Estate Sale 8332 Jadwin St Cincinnati OH 45216 2/17 & 2/18/17 Fri-9-4; #’s @ 8:45; Sat-9-4 Contents of home & basement. Salt crock bowls & pitchers, granite ware, old quilts & linens, Poppytrail pottery, 1922 baseball uniform (Elkart, Indiana) ant. Infant’s clothing, dolls & books. Furs costumes, craft, floral & sewing items, kitchen gadgets, old clocks, lamps, pictures, pocket watches, Hummels, foreign coins, CUTCO knives, old wood boxes, some tools, rocker, misc. chairs & tables, room screens, stools, lots of misc. items. Great Sale, too much to list-all priced to sell. Info & picshsestatesales.com or 859468-9468.DirectionsGalbraith Rd - Jadwin St
Union, KY Estate Sale, 10106 Indian Hill Drive, Fri 2/17 & Sat 2/18, 9a-3p Auto parts, tools, household items, old singer sewing machines, furniture, box truck, van, windows/ doors, wheelbarrows, job box & more
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Union, KY Estate Sale 2540 St. Charles Cir Union, KY 41091 2/18 & 2/19/17 Sat-9-4; #’s @ 8:45; Sun-1-5 Short Notice Estate Sale Cherry Thomasville bedroom set, leather sofa & chairs, mid century bedrooms, signed & numbered prints. Oak office furniture, bookcases, patio set, fur coats, dining room set, tools, 1950s playboys, barware, Waterford, silver, washer & dryer, costume jewelry, Old fishing tackle, old saddle, please bring your own help. too much to list – all priced to sell! Info & pics – hsestatesales or 859–468–9468 directions – Highway 42 – old Union Road – Orleans Blvd – 3rd St in circle – Marcais Dr- St Charles Cir
Garage Sales Florence: 2042 Stonewall Tr Saturday, Feb 18 9am lots of misc items
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