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LOCAL NEWS Power outages DAYTON — Some residents may still be without power today as a result of two storms that blew through the area Friday and Sunday. About 175,000 customers lost power Friday afternoon. DP&L had hoped to restore power to those customers by Wednesday. It’s unclear how many people lost power Sunday. According to DP&L’s web site, 3,129 in Greene County do not have power, and 5,303 in Montgomery County do not have power. The Red Cross had opened a shelter at Fairhaven Church at 637 E. Whipp Road in Kettering.

Road closures CENTERVILLE — Note that N. Main St. and Irongate Drive in Centerville will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, July 4 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., for the Americana Festival Street Fair and Auto Show. Street vendors, residents, business owners, and employees will not be allowed access after the barricades are in place from 7:30-9:30 a.m. East and West Franklin Streets will be closed from 7:45 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. for the parade and 5K Family Run. For 39 years, Americana has provided a family day of activities highlighted by a parade, street fair, auto show and fireworks for the community. Attendance at the street fair tops 75,000 and the public viewing of the fireworks is estimated at more than 100,000. Residents and businesses whose vehicular access to North Main and Franklin Streets will be blocked and foresee a need, should park their automobiles on a nearby open street. Free off-street parking has been generously made available to the public at the Routsong Funeral Home, the Church of the Incarnation, the First Church of Christian Scientist and Cross Point Community Church, Maple Street Entrance.

DEATHS • Ervin H. Gibson, Bellbrook • Brenda E. Zell, Centerville Page 5A ➤

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They’ve got talent! Rec Center hosts Americana Talent Show WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — Young entertainers took center stage at Washington Township’s annual Miami Valley Youth and Teen Amateur contest on Thursday, June 28. The public talent show - which included contestants through age 19 - took place at the Washington Township Recreation Center’s Rec West Facility located at 965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road. Many talented participants were confident to strut their stuff in front of parents and community members. Past contestants have included dance, vocal and instrumental performers, plus acts such as a juggler, a comedian, a magician, a harpist and a tumbler. Winners from this year’s competition will join contestants from eight other area competitions to perform at the Miami Valley Youth Talent Show held Aug. 1 at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering. At right, Therese Statler performs Bette Midler’s hit song, “The Rose.” Statler competed in the Vocal/Instrumental, Ages 12 and Under division. You can find more photos from the Talent Show on page 12 of this newspaper. Times photo by Jodi Milburn

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Cousino band to play Sunday CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Arts Commission continues its 2012 Summer Concert Series with a free performance by “The David Cousino Band” at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at Stubbs Park Amphitheater. David Cousino, aka, The Six String Genius, performs an eclectic mix of musical styles. Drawing from a diverse repertoire of jazz, blues, rock, and popular music, David Cousino’s broad range of influence energizes audiences at every performance with an array of both covers and originals. The Stubbs Park

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Times photo by Bill Duffield

Miss Holiday at Home and court There’s a new Miss Holiday at Home and it’s Nancy Walters of Kettering. Pictured above are, from left to right, Princess Justine Templin, 18, of Bellbrook; Princess Jessica Prior, 17, of Miamisburg; Miss H@H Nancy Walters, 19, of Kettering; Princess CC Salzman, 18, of Centerville; and Princess Anne Weidner, 21, of Miamisburg. Centerville’s Bryan Von Der Vellen, 17, was the winner of the Skip Lowe Award. The six honorees receive scholarships. They will also be part of the Holiday at Home Parade, Puttin’ on the Glitz, on Labor Day in Kettering.

Centerville to host drum corps show CENTERVILLE — The best drum corps in the nation will be in competition at Soaring Sounds 33 on July 9 at the Centerville High School (CHS) stadium, 500 E. Franklin Street. A tradition in Centerville since 1980, Soaring Sounds 33, presented with permission of Drum Corps International and hosted by the Centerville Band Boosters, will showcase seven top drum corps in competition. Drum Corps Souvenir Park opens at 5 p.m., preshow festivities start at 6:30 p.m. and the first corps takes the field at 7 p.m. Drum corps taking part in the event include The Cavaliers of Rosemont, Il.; Carolina Crown, Ft. Mill, SC; Madison Scouts, Madison, Wi.; Bluecoats, Canton, Oh.; Spirit of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.; Teal Sound, Jacksonville, Fl.; and Legends, Kalamazoo, Mi. “This is a great activity for a family, band members and anyone who love music,” said Kim Graff, Soaring Sounds chair. “The kids in these corps spend all summer traveling the county in Drum Corps International sanctioned competition,” she continued. “They put on a truly entertaining show.” Tickets are available now by visiting

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Submitted photo Carolina Crown will be one of the drum corps performing at the DCI competition on July 9 at Centerville High School.

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From the Heart - unique gifts at Unique Celebrations CENTERVILLE — After starting her business from home Kathy where she created unique and Jablinski personalized hand-painted gifts and under the encouragement From of her daughters, Kathy the Heart Jablinski opened Unique Celebrations Gift Shop in 2009. She has a degree in art which inspired her to pursue her passion in the creations of unique gifts and party planning. Due to the unique character of her shop, some of the other store owners in the Heart of Centerville and her close friends encouraged her to expand the shop to include a tea room. “I have had a variety of opportunities entertaining and planning themed parties for friends and family and was able to use these skills to open a whimsical tea room designed to create a cozy atmosphere for customers to enjoy,” said Jablinski. The tea room was opened in 2010 and offers seatings Tuesday-Saturday at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m., for guests ranging from two people to a party of 30. “I also plan and host themed birthday parties and other spe-

cial events such as bridal or baby showers,” said Jablinski. “I have plans to continue to expand the tea room to include a tea bar where customers can stop in for a quick cup of tea and a sweet dessert.” Shortly after opening her shop, Jablinski joined the Heart of Centerville organization. “It has been a privilege to be a member and I have made many friendships with my fellow business owners and enjoy the fact that we all work together to enhance the downtown Centerville shopping experience,” said Jablinski. “My business has allowed me to partner with other Heart of Centerville business to contribute to various charities in our community. I am hopeful to remain a member of the Heart of Centerville for many years to come.”

2012 “Heart of Centerville” Happenings! July 20 - 3rd Friday, After Hours Event, “Sounds of the Town” Aug. 17 - 3rd Friday, After Hours Event, “Chic in the Ville” Nov. 18 -10th Annual “Hometown Holiday Walk” in the “Heart of Centerville” Nov. 24 - “Shop Small” Saturday in the “Heart of Centerville” Visit for details.

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CENTERVILLE — “Presidents and Their First Ladies: Dramatically Speaking” event was held recently at Bethany Village, and as you can see, President Roosevelt and Wife Eleanor were in the area. The event was wildly successful, Bethany Village hosted around 140 guests to campus. Many guests asked the retirement facility to bring the actors back for a future performance. The event was held in the facility’s Grand Room. After each performance, the actors William and Sue Wills mingled with guests.


CENTERVILLE — Local Centerville teen Sean Belden received the Male Model of the Year Award at the Mike Beaty Model and Talent Expo June 20-June 24 in Dallas, Tx. The award was presented to him by actress Allie Grant who was also discovered at the model and talent expo. Sean was one of 65 male contestants who competed against him from the junior fashion, commercial print, teen fashion, and adult fashion categories. Sean received 13 callbacks from such prestigious agencies as Wilhelmina, Ford, and New York Models. Sean is 15 and will be a sophomore at Centerville HS in the fall of 2012. He is represented by Wings Model Management, a model and talent agent based in Cincinnati, Oh. owned by Jake Lang. Jake Lang, owner of Wings Model Management, said, “Sean has a great deal of potential and his achievement at the expo is just the beginning of a long career as a model. Wings is proud to represent Sean as a model and we are looking forward to helping him achieve success.”

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Submitted photos Alexandra Dosen (left) accepts the scholarship check from William Burke, President & CEO of Day Air Credit Union. Kelsie Anderson (right) accepts check from Burke.

Day Air Credit Union awards scholarships KETTERING — The winners of Day Air Credit Union’s two $1,000 scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year are Alexandra Dosen (University of Dayton) and Kelsie Anderson (Northmont High School). Day Air Credit Union’s scholarship is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service involvement and an essay on financial literacy. “This is Day Air Credit Union’s fifth year

offering this scholarship and we are excited to name our scholarship winners. At Day Air, we feel it is important to award members and students who are high achievers both in the classroom and in the community,” said William Burke, President & CEO, “and we will continue to award these scholarships on an annual basis.” Alexandra Dosen, is a freshman at the University of Dayton studying Management

Information Systems and is from Broadview Heights, Oh. She is active on campus in the University of Dayton Dance Team, the Kickboxing club and the Red Scare Spirit Club. In addition, she works part time for Flyer Enterprises on campus. During her first year at UD she has been on the Dean’s List and has received the President’s Merit Scholarship. Kelsie Anderson, a 2012 Northmont High School graduate, will be attending Miami

University of Ohio in the fall studying Business. During high school, she was active in Student Government, serving as Student Body President her senior year. She was a member of the Varsity Gymnastics Team and a cheerleader all four years of high school. She will be graduating high school with a 4.0 GPA, was in the National Society of High School Scholars during her junior and senior year and was part of the Northmont Honor Society all semesters.

Singing, ringing, strumming and tapping at Hithergreen sk anybody what they wish for and you’ll probably find health and happiness at the top of their list. Ask them how to attain those states of being and they might hesitate… unless they happen to be a dancer, singer or musician. For them it’s pretty clear - they are happiest and feel their best when they’re doing what they love most. At least that’s the case for the 70 Hithergreen members who will sing, ring, strum and tap during a show at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Hithergreen in celebration of the center’s 30th anniversary. The event is free, open to the public and includes refreshments. Grace Grosse led the way for music at Hithergreen by starting our Soft Shoe Steppers around 20 years ago. Mary Harwood, of Miss Milea’s Smile Awhile Dance Studio in Centerville, came to the center five years ago when Grace was hanging up her tap shoes and Mary “was searching for a way to give back to the community for my many blessings.” Under Mary’s volunteer direction, our 15-member tap troupe, ages 57-93, practice various routines at the center every Monday afternoon and perform in the community throughout the year. Mary describes tap dancing as “the rhythm of the heart” while our youngest and newest dancer, Maureen Hamilton,


Cynthi Fraley Adventures in Aging says it’s not only great exercise but, “It gets me out of my head; helps me connect to my playful side and let’s me ‘just be’ for awhile.” And what does Mumble, the tapdancing penguin in Happy Feet, think? “It’s just like singing… with your body!” While the Soft Shoe Steppers were singing with their bodies, Duard and Mildred Bowron were starting our vocal choir in 1995 as a “relaxed, fun group of mixed singers.” Not much has changed since then except that Rick Lewis took over as choir director and expanded into chimes when the Bowron’s retired: a fitting exchange of batons since Duard was Rick’s first music teacher at Temple Christian School. Rick does a great job juggling his duties as choir director; his other tasks as our Education and Recreation Coordinator and directing the Normandy United Methodist Church bell and vocal choirs. He has no choice in his opinion because, ” I can’t pull my hair out… there isn’t any there to pull!” Bob Cooper has been a member of our vocal and chime choirs since they began as a way to exercise his

mind by learning how to read music. Sid Stansel agreed to join as a concession to his wife Jan if she would play table tennis with him. Logical reasons to begin but if you listen to them sing it doesn’t appear that logic has anything to do with it now. They seem to be following along the path of American Philosopher William James when he said, “I don’t sing because I’m happy. I’m happy because I sing.” So do the other 30 members of the choir whose passion and talent has kept them busy practicing every Thursday morning and performing in the community; one performance they are especially excited about is a 30-minute program for arriving fans at the Dayton Dragons game on July 23. Ella Land, a founding member of our dulcimer group, remembers the Hithergreen Strummers also beginning in 1995, since that was the year she was looking for something to do after retiring from a 35-year career as a registered nurse with Miami Valley Hospital. Under the gregarious leadership of Arlie Brown (who helped Ella and others make their own dulcimers in our woodshop), and talented instruction from Don Sears, Ella progressed from her handmade dulcimer to a Blue Lion (“the Cadillac of dulcimers”) and then to the hammered dulcimer that she plays today. All 30 members of the

group who practice every Monday morning have seen their skills improve thanks to following the motto, “Practice makes Perfect.” Beginning level students start with Boil That Cabbage Down, a song made popular by the Smothers Brothers (the one where Tommy wouldn’t “Take It!” from Dickie), and one that I challenge you to get out of your head after hearing it played repeatedly! But after all these years the group now boils more than cabbages in their repertoire and has advanced to playing a variety of Appalachian folk songs using dulcimers and other acoustic instruments. If past performances are any indication, the July 14 program by our gifted members promises to include an eclectic mix of songs (from old standards to popular show tunes), snappy dancing, lively strumming, nimble ringing and humorous commentary from principal conductor Rick Lewis. Hot dogs, root beer floats and anniversary cake will round out the program that is sponsored by Otterbein Skilled Nursing and Rehab Neighborhoods. This will be a great summer event for the whole family so make your reservations today by calling the center at

Submitted photo Hithergreen will celebrate its 30th Anniversary will song and dance. 435-2415. Just like Will Krill in Happy Feet Two you’ll find that, “It’s a momentary relief from the existential terrors of existence” and “It brings out my happy!” The mission of Hithergreen Center is to

enrich the lives of older adults in our community. For more information, visit or call 435-2415. Cynthi Fraley is executive director of Hithergreen Center.

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Billionaires vs. billionaires For those who believe money already has too much power in American politics, 2012 will be a miserable year. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, lassitude at the Federal Election Commission and the growing audacity of very rich conservatives have created a new political system that will make the politics of the Gilded Age look like a clean government paradise. Americans won’t even fully know what’s happening to them because so much can be donated in secrecy to opaque organizations. It’s always helpful for voters to know who is trying to buy an election, and for whom. This time, much of the auction will be held in private. You can be sure that the candidates will find out who helped elect them, but the voters will remain in the dark. We do know that the playing field this year is tilted sharply to the right. Journalists often focus on the world of rich liberals in places such as Hollywood and Silicon Valley. But there are even more conservative millionaire and billionaire donors who hail from less mediagenic places. There is, for example, a lot of oil money in Texas. Then there’s Wall Street. Once a bountiful source of Democratic as well as Republican cash, it has shifted toward the party of Mitt Romney, John Boehner and Mitch

McConnell. And then there’s Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon By E.J. Adelson, whose $10 million donation to the super PAC supporting Romney was reported Wednesday. Republicans argue that turnabout is fair play. Barack Obama shunned the public financing system in 2008 and vastly outspent John McCain. Democrats, they say, are complaining now because they are at a disadvantage. That’s at best half right. It’s true that Obama struck a blow against public financing, though the system was insufficiently financed and would eventually have collapsed under its own weight. And four years ago, Obama filled his coffers through the regulated system that limited the size of contributions and required disclosure. This year, there are no guardrails, no limits on what can be raised and spent. A remarkably small number of very wealthy people will be able to do what hasn’t been done for generations. And their influence will be especially large in congressional races where the outside groups can swamp what the candidates themselves spend. Those who claim that this is all about free speech need to explain how speech

is free when one side can buy the microphone and can set the terms of debate, especially in contests below the presidential level. What is to be done? The IRS could and should crack down on political committees legally disguised as “charities.” The Federal Election Commission and Congress could promote disclosure. The Supreme Court could undo its error, or we could do it by embarking on the cumbersome process of amending the Constitution. Ultimately, we need to democratize the money chase by providing, say, 5-to-1 public matches for small donations. But it’s highly unlikely that any of this will happen before November, so here is a modest proposal: A small group of billionaires, aided perhaps by a few super millionaires, should form an alliance to offset the spending of the other billionaires and super millionaires. They might call themselves Billionaires Against Billionaire Politics. These public-spirited citizens would announce that they will match every penny raised by the various super PACs on the other side. In principle, they could commit themselves to balancing off whichever side — conservative or liberal, Republican or Democrat — is



dominating the airwaves and the fundraising. The idea would be to destroy the incentives for the very rich to buy the election. If shrewd wealthy people realized that every $10 million they put up would be met immediately by $10 million from the other side, they might lose interest in the exercise. As a practical matter, it’s conservative dollars that need to be offset, so this balancing act would likely be financed by non-conservatives. George Soros, Warren Buffett and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg come to mind. But there may be other, less high-profile wealthy folks who want to do their patriotic bit. The hope is that this would be a one-shot deal. After one nuclear winter of an election, rich partisans could agree to mutual disarmament. It’s preposterous that our system has handed over so much power to those with large fortunes that the only way to get matters under control is to have one group of rich people check the power of another group of rich people. Maybe the absurdity of it all will finally force the Supreme Court and Congress to bring us back to something more reasonable. It’s called democracy. Veteran Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne offers reasoned political analysis from an energetic progressive viewpoint.

Editorial Neither candidate details hard choices of fixing the economy

Running for magician-in-chief Republicans are embracing a dangerous Marxist philosophy Our long national nightmare is over. Mitt Romney has won the Republican nomination for president. Let the etch-a-sketching begin. Romney was officially put over the top by the Texas primary last month, although in truth his victory had been a foregone conclusion ever since Rick Santorum (remember him?) packed it in weeks before. His task now is to persuade moderates and independents that he’s not as crazy as he’s sounded so far, while simultaneously convincing the Republican right wing that he is. It’s not an easy task, but it’s one he’s well suited to. Pick your issue — health care, abortion, gay rights, immigration, gun control, Planned Parenthood, Libya — and at one time or another Romney has been on two sides of it. Sometimes three. It’s likely, however, that he’ll try to finesse the question of what he’s for in favor of attacking the incumbent. President Barack Obama just can’t seem to do anything right, according to Mitt. He’s too soft on Russia and China, too hard on Israel, too mean to business, and too nice to unions. Romney admits the economy is getting better, but he thinks that’s despite Obama’s policies rather than because of them. “Obamacare” is a terrible idea. Romney would get rid of it on “Day One” of his presidency. Oh yes, he would also cut the deficit and lower the price of gas, all the while spending more on the military without raising taxes. In other words, Romney isn’t running for president. He’s running for Magician-

COMMENTARY By Donald Kaul OtherWords Columnist in-Chief. So far it seems to be working pretty well for him. He’s nearly even with Obama in the polls and the election is five months away. Anything can happen. I must admit, I don’t quite get it. The Republican Party has turned its back on immigrants, gays, blacks, Latinos, unions, and women. Who’s left? Most white guys, I suppose. Homophobes, women threatened by feminism, people who don’t believe in the separation of church and state, and those who don’t believe in evolution or global warming. Rich people. It puts me in mind of the passage from Huckleberry Finn where one con man says to the other: “Hain’t we got all the fools in town on our side? And ain’t that a big enough majority in any town?” I suppose both candidates will, at some point or other, announce that this is the most important election of our lifetime. Presidential candidates always say that. It’s not. Campaign rhetoric always overstates the power of the president, who is hostage to events beyond his control. If the European Union goes down, for example, we

go down with it, regardless of who’s residing in the White House. And that doesn’t even factor in the dangers of Marxism embraced by Republicans in Congress. I mean the philosophy Groucho espoused, of course. Our Republican legislators resemble nothing so much as the faculty of Huxley College in the 1932 Marx brothers film Horse Feathers. The opening scene features Groucho Marx as Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the school’s newly installed president, bouncing around in his academic robes singing: I don’t know what they have to say, It makes no difference anyway — Whatever it is, I’m against it! No matter what it is or who commenced it, I’m against it. Your proposition may be good, but let’s have one thing understood — whatever it is, I’m against it! And even when you’ve changed it or condensed it, I’m against it. Now we know where Mitch McConnell and John Boehner get their material. This could be an historic election if the electorate were to rise up and throw the Republicans out into the middle of the street, but I can’t see it happening. And even then, we’d still be left with Democrats, who look good only when compared to Republicans. The election is less than five months away. A new nightmare begins. OtherWords columnist Donald Kaul lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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The Washington Post, June 16 The dueling economic speeches by President Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday were both clarifying and obscuring. Neither candidate broke substantive new ground, but they offered a useful distillation of their conflicting analyses of the nation’s current economic problems. Even more important, the candidates presented sharply different visions of the economic road ahead, in particular the proper scope and function of government. The more disappointing, obscuring part: Neither candidate presented anything close to an honest portrayal of what it would take to achieve the reforms each presents as essential. … In terms of the road ahead, the two candidates differ dramatically on how government can best help achieve both economic growth and fiscal stability. Mr. Romney’s view is that the government should basically back off, slim down and let the private sector carry on. Mr. Obama’s prescription is for a more robust governmental role, investing in education, research and infrastructure. And this is where the bipartisan obfuscation comes in. Mr. Romney offers the bait of lowered tax rates without the painful hook of details about what popular tax preferences he would cut — the mortgage interest deduction, employersponsored health care, retirement savings? — to avoid adding trillions to the debt. He vows that “I’m going to go after the deficit” without being clear about the painful cuts and threats to the safety net that will entail. The few specifics that Mr. Romney mentions, such as cutting the number of federal employees through attrition, are not nearly up to the magnitude of the cuts that would be required. Mr. Obama is obscure in his own way. As the president tells it, tackling the debt will require asking for sacrifice — but only from the wealthiest Americans. Scarcely mentioned: the simultaneous need to tackle entitlement spending. The president jabbed at politicians for “saying you really care about the deficit when somebody else is in charge, and then you don’t care when you’re in charge.” But he has been in charge — and failed to be the fierce advocate for reform some hoped for. Voters might be forgiven for wondering whether, if they give the president a second term, he will be more passionate in pursuing it than he has been in the first. And they have reason to question, if they give Mr. Romney a shot, whether he will veer from the intransigence of the campaign trail to adopt the sort of balanced approach to dealing with the debt that the president has endorsed and that will be essential to any acceptable solution. — The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio

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- Centerville Police Reports June 27 9:30 a.m. - A 19-year-old male Centerville resident with warrants through our department for inducing panic, inciting violence, telephone harassment and disorderly conduct turned himself in to the Kettering Municipal Court. He was later incarcerated in the Montgomery County Jail. 11:41 a.m. - Officers were dispatched to a Piper Lane residence on a drug complaint. A male and a female, both 18year-old Centerville residents, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and were summonsed into court. 2:32 p.m. - A Revere Village Court resident reported a family dispute. The investigation is pending. 10:50 p.m. - An officer stopped a vehicle on E. Franklin St. and discovered a drug complaint. A 16-year-old female Centerville resident was charged with possession of marijuana. A 16-year-old male Centerville resident was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. They were both released to a guardian. 11:03 p.m. - An officer was dispatched to a Roselake Drive residence on the report of an unruly juvenile that left in a vehicle without permission. The 17-yearold male resident was located in the vehicle and arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and being an unruly juvenile. He was incarcerated in the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center.

June 26 11:07 a.m. - A Wilmington Pike business reported a break-in to a soft drink machine. There are no suspects. 12:09 p.m. - A Fireside Drive resident reported being harassed by a known subject. The incident is pending further investigation. 2:15 p.m. - A Centerville Business Parkway business reported a possible fraud. The incident is pending further investigation. 4:48 p.m. - While following up on a previous investigation, an officer charged a 37-year-old male Centerville resident with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and child endan-

gering. He was released on his own recognizance.

The investigation is pending further investigation.

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8:56 a.m. - The Dayton Police Department located and arrested a 20year-old male Dayton resident who was wanted by our department on a failure-tocomply warrant. He was incarcerated in the Montgomery County Jail. 9:32 a.m. - The Vandalia Police Department located and arrested a 25year-old male Dayton resident who was wanted by our department on a failure-tocomply warrant. He was incarcerated in the Montgomery County Jail. 5:33 p.m. - An officer was dispatched to a Feedwire Road business on a theft complaint. There are no suspects. 6:39 p.m. - The Huber Heights Police Department located and arrested a 44-year-old male Springboro resident who was wanted by our department on a failure-to-comply warrant. He was incarcerated in the Montgomery County Jail.

June 24 12:21 a.m. - Officers were dispatched to a Chase Drive residence reference a family trouble incident. The matter was resolved. 1:05 p.m. - A Dobbs Drive resident reported receiving harassing text messages. The incident is pending further investigation. 1:52 p.m. - An officer was dispatched to the area of Seminary View Drive on a report of a criminal damage of property at two houses. There are no suspects. 6:18 p.m. - Officers were dispatched to a Fireside Drive residence on the report of a verbal dispute in progress. Upon arrival, the parties involved were separated and the dispute was resolved. 8:45 p.m. - A Fireside Drive resident reported receiving harassing text messages. The investigation is pending further investigation. 10:58 p.m. - Officers were dispatched to a Clareridge Lane residence on the report of two young children inside the residence with a male who appeared to be unconscious. Upon arrival, entry into the residence was made. The male adult was awakened and subsequently illegal narcotics were found inside the residence.

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1 a.m. - While following up on a previous complaint on Concept Court, officers issued a summons for disorderly conduct to a 19-year-old male Centerville resident. 3:02 a.m. - Officers were dispatched to the area of Centerville Station Road and Parkeast Court in reference to assisting Washington Township Fire the Department with the victim of an assault. The victim was uncooperative and there are no suspects in the investigation. 11:18 a.m. - Officers were dispatched to a Bigger Road residence on a domestic dispute. The matter was resolved. 6:51 p.m. - A S. Main St. business reported receiving harassing phone calls. There are no suspects. 8:20 p.m. - A group of disorderly subjects was reported outside of a residence on Clareridge Lane. Upon arrival, four adults were warned about the noise. 11:22 p.m. - A traffic crash was reported on I-675 and Wilmington Pike. Upon arrival a 49-year-old male Kettering resident was arrested for OVI. He was processed at the police department and released to a family member. 11:24 p.m. - Two subjects were observed in a fenced area of a closed business on Clyo Road. Upon arrival, the business was checked and the suspects had left prior to the officer’s arrival.

Brenda E. Zell Brenda E. (Spacht) Zell, age 72, of Centerville, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, after a 35 year battle with myatonic muscular dystrophy. Brenda was born on November 29, 1939 in Preble County, OH. She was a retired school teacher with the Centerville City Schools. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Janis (Moses) Spacht, and two brothers, Bob and Clyde. Survived by brother and sister-inlaw, John and Susan Spacht; sister-in-law, Sheila Spacht; nephew, Greg Spacht; niece and great-niece, Beth and Savannah Sinclair; former husband, Stan Zell; cousins and friends. Special thanks to Brenda’s long-time caregivers, Jackie, Irene, and Mary, for their loving and compassionate care. Visitation was held Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Tobias Funeral Home-Far Hills Chapel. Services followed with Pastor Larry Lindstrom officiating. Inurnment of cremains is in Twin Valley Cemetery in Preble County. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 East Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718, or to the Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Online condolences may be made at

June 22 12:33 a.m. - A Roselake Drive resident reported an unruly juvenile. A 16-yearold male Centerville resident was charged with being unruly and released to his parents. 3:42 a.m. - An officer made a traffic stop on E. Franklin St. and issued the driver, a 24-year-old male Mason resident, a summons for possession of marijuana. 12:50 p.m. - A Marycrest Lane resident reported a fraud complaint. The incident is pending further investigation. 2:44 p.m. - An officer stopped a vehicle on W. Franklin St. and subsequently charged a 25-year-old female Franklin resident with drug possession. She was issued a summons and released.

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June 26 2 a.m. - A wanted person was located on Yankee Street at MiamisburgCenterville Road. The 21-year-old male was arrested for the outstanding warrants. 11:11 a.m. - A wanted person was located in the 900 block of Far Hills Avenue. The 50-year-old male was arrested on the outstanding warrant. 12:44 p.m. - A misdemeanor assault was reported at a business on Miamisburg-Centerville Road. A juvenile


continued from 1A Amphitheater is located at 255 W. Spring Valley Road in Centerville. The amphitheater offers only lawn seating, but blankets and chairs are permitted, and parking is free. The concession stand is operated by Centerville Pizza & BBQ and no alcohol is permitted. In case of inclement weather, call the concert hotline at (937) 433-7155 for updates. The Centerville Arts Commission was created by Centerville City Council to involve the citizens of the Centerville area in the visual and performing arts. For more information on the Arts Commission, contact the City of Centerville at (937) 433-7151 or go to You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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Each year, more than 8,000 students audition for the fewer than 3,500 positions available in top-tier DCI member corps. As an added bonus, a day of show educational clinic featuring Carolina Crown is offered, 12-5 p.m. at CHS. Participants will learn from and perform with this award-winning corps. Clinic registration is available at Through the annual Drum Corps International (DCI) Tour and more than 35 World Championships in 17 North

2:09 a.m. - An auto theft was reported on Chapin Street. The vehicle was recov-

The rest of this summer’s schedule is: Sat., July 14 - Tom Daugherty Orchestra transform you back in time to when Sinatra’s smooth voice ruled the airwaves and dancing is encouraged at the 2nd annual Dance Night. July 15 - Originally formed in 1963, The Stumps play list includes the best of the best of the 60‘s along with a sampling of 70’s favorites. July 22 - Dulahan will perform their unique mix of original tunes with classic pub favorites, sea shanties, tender ballads, and lively rebel songs with a special appearance by Dwyer School of Irish Dance. Sat., July 28 - Our hometown, Centerville Community Band plays every type of music from jazz to Broadway to beloved patriotic tunes. July 29 - Now in its 21st Season, the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra continues its tradition of bringing high quali-

ty symphonic music and entertainment to the Miami Valley. Aug. 5 - U.S. Air Force Band of Flight performs a diverse repertoire which includes original band compositions and orchestral transcriptions, popular Broadway and show tunes, marches, and patriotic selections. Aug. 12 - Crowd favorites Phil Dirt & The Dozers perform vintage rock and roll hits from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Aug. 19 - Cincinnati’s favorite party band, Soul Pocket brings a high energy mix of Soul, Motown, R&B, Rock and Funk. Aug. 26 - The number #1 Jimmy Buffett tribute act in the country, the Parrots of the Caribbean will be sure to entertain. Sept. 16 - From 4-7 p.m., enjoy myriad guitar styles at the annual Guitar Fest, sponsored by the Dayton Classical Guitar Society.

American cities, DCI provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-televised events. For more information, visit and What is a Drum Corps? Originally called drum and bugle corps, these groups include a brass section, percussion section and color guard (flags, rifles and sabers.) The activity traces it start to the end of World War I when veterans formed corps to participate in patriotic performances such parades. Since that time, Drum Corps have evolved to competitive music and marching units who perform on a football-size field with

movements choreographed to music. Who performs in a drum corps as a member of DCI? Active participants in U.S.-based drum and bugle corps hail from more than 15 countries. DCI corps members are generally performers between the ages of 13 and 22. They travel throughout the summer for an eightweek competitive season that includes contests in 35 states and two Canadian provinces. These corps travel in an entourage that includes buses, tractor trailers for equipment and mobile kitchens and a truck for souvenir sales. A competitive corps logs as many as 15,000 miles as they travel from location to location.

June 25 8:54 a.m. - A report of misuse of a credit card was received from a residence on Folkstone Drive. 3:23 p.m. - A misdemeanor theft from a vehicle was reported at a residence on Chilton Lane. 7:17 p.m. - A fraud was reported from at a residence on Motter Lane.

June 23 3:04 a.m. - Deputies located an occupied suspicious vehicle on Falls Creek Drive. The driver fled from the vehicle on foot. Deputies arrested the 17-year-old male driver for underage possession of alcohol, reckless operation, and obstructing official business. 9:54 a.m. - A misuse of a credit card complaint was reported on Freeman Road.

June 22

DAYTON — Girl Scouts of Western Ohio in Dayton has announced the Call for Nominations for its annual Woman of Leadership Awards. Woman of Leadership honorees are role models for girls and women, have made the world a better place, and demonstrate initiative, integrity, and leadership. Nominees must live or work in the Dayton region — Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble or Warren Counties. Honorees will be recognized in one of three areas of achievement, including leadership in community volunteerism, professional achievement or philanthropic work. Nominations are due Friday, July 13 and may be submitted electronically to: or by mail at: 450 Shoup Mill Road, Dayton, OH 45415. More information can be found at The Woman of Leadership Awards Celebration will be held on Sept. 18.

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9:49 a.m. - A misdemeanor theft was reported at a business on MiamisburgCenterville Road. 9:53 a.m. - An identity theft was reported at a residence on Millgate Lane. 1:24 p.m. - A burglary was reported at a residence on Shelbourne Lane. 5:53 p.m. - A felony theft was reported at a residence on Feather Wood Lane. 7:09 p.m. - A misdemeanor theft was reported at a business on MiamisburgCenterville Road.

ered on Denise Drive. 4:13 a.m. - A breaking and entering was reported on Denise Drive. 8:26 a.m. - A misdemeanor theft was reported at a business on MiamisburgCenterville Road. A 20-year-old female was arrested for misdemeanor theft. 9:01 a.m. - A breaking and entering was reported on Denise Drive. 9:27 a.m. - A breaking and entering was reported on Silbury Lane. 3:56 p.m. - An assault was reported on Millwheel Drive. 8:51 p.m. - A domestic violence was reported on E. Spring Valley Pike. A 56year-old male was arrested for domestic violence. The suspect was also charged with assault on a police officer after attempting to assault a deputy while being arrested. 11:53 p.m. - An attempted theft from a vehicle was reported at a business on Miamisburg-Centerville Road. A 15year-old male juvenile was charged with attempt theft.

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Ervin H. Gibson, age 85, lifelong resident of Bellbrook, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012 after a lengthy illness. He was born February 22, 1927 in Dayton to Maude and Harry Gibson. Ervin served his country honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. He worked at Hobart Manufacturing until he retired in 1992 as an inspector. Ervin was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds He is preceded in death by his grandson Scotty Huey. Ervin is survived by his children, Stanley Ray Gibson (Ann) of Bellbrook, Debra Sue Holmes (Richard) of Grand Rapids, Michigan, six grandchildren Angie (Shaun), Sarah, Kaitlin, Jennifer, Michael and Victoria, and 1 great grandson. The family received friends Friday, June 29 at Conner & Koch Funeral Home, 92 W. Franklin St. (S.R. 725), Bellbrook. Funeral services followed. Interment is in Bellbrook Cemetery. In memory of Ervin, memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society, 40 S. Perry St. Ste. 120, Dayton, OH 45402. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Ervin will be lovingly remembered and admired for being a hard worker all his life and for passionately loving and caring for his family.

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Dasha Fitness offers state of the art fitness services MIAMISBURG — Dasha Fitness, LLC has recently opened at Sycamore Medical Center, 4000 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, suite 215. Owned by Springboro resident Brenda Schumacher, ACE, Dasha Fitness provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art fitness and health-education services that go beyond the typical health club or “big box” locations. Starting with an experienced staff that is certified with two of the most respected and accredited organizations within the fitness industry, Dasha Fitness provides personalized training, lifestyle monitoring, and diagnostic tools that are unique to this region. Schumacher’s credentials include certification as a Certified Personal Trainer from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Her background includes marketing and management. The name “Dasha” is derived from Ayurvedic medicine defined as “daily living” and “knowledge or science of life.” The base word is “dosha,” or bodily humor. The balancing of three doshas is necessary for the maintenance of life. “We offer a variety of cardio-respiratory machines, resistance equipment, free weights, and other fitness tools such as behavioral strategies and nutritional awareness to increase wellness,” Schumacher explained. “Most importantly, we’re not here to sell bulk memberships, but to be “lifestyle educators” for people regardless of age, capabilities or size and shape,” she continued. Clients do not have to sign long-term contracts, but may purchase a monthly, discounted-yearly, or daily membership. (Her staff does not work on commission.) A market that Dasha Fitness serves, which is not being met elsewhere, is bariatric patients who undergo surgery to help correct health-related weight problems. “We are quickly becoming a pioneer in serving this market,” Schumacher points out. She excitedly reports that a bariatric patient has been coming to Dasha from Columbus, after he could not find suitable fitness equipment there. A partner in this cause is her husband, Dr. David Schumacher, whose practice, Kettering Bariatrics, is also located in the Sycamore Medical Center. Dr. Schumacher, a graduate of The Ohio State University School of Medicine, treats and performs surgery on patients who need to improve their health through weight loss. In general, these patients have up to 100 pounds to lose and suffer from ailments such as diabetes-type 2, hypertension, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. Having 12 years of experience, Dr. Schumacher has treated patients weighing up to 770 pounds. His surgeries include laparoscopic or minimallyinvasive approaches for gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy, a relatively new procedure that Dr. Schumacher introduced in the Miami Valley. With bariatric clients, Dasha’s mission is as much rehabilitation as fitness. With obesity being a national epidemic, the Schumachers see a greatly increased need for serving this “special population.” Dasha is currently in the process of gathering research in an effort to obtain recognition as “bariatric rehab” for this specialty from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Medicare. One client, Shelly Tebbe of West Alexandria, received gastric bypass surgery from Dr. Schumacher in early March, and has been a conscientious and a very determined client of Dasha since April. “Someone with my needs can’t just walk into the local “Y” to receive qualified help,” she explained. Even though Shelly works full time, she visits Dasha twice a week. “We are working on my balance as I lose weight, and Brenda has been doing a wonderful job!” she stresses. The special equipment found only at Dasha has been particularly helpful. “I’m building up endurance I never had,” she proudly points out. Interestingly, Dasha also works with clients who are thin, but still may not be fit. The lack of physical activity is a predictor for cardiovascular disease. A large percentage of Americans

Bailey receives award MIAMISBURG — Linda L. Bailey, financial advisor recently received an award from RiverSource Life Insurance Company. The award recognizes Ameriprise financial advisors who have helped clients use annuity solutions to help plan for a more confident retirement in 2011. As a financial advisor, she works to help clients plan for their financial goals for a lifetime - through a personal longterm financial planning relationship. In addition to variable, fixed and income annuities, she is knowledgeable on a variety of topics and strategies including retirement, tax and estate planning, and asset management strategies. Bailey’s office is located at 3045 Newmark Drive, Miamisburg. Bailey can be reached at 937-312-8186 or via

Brenda Schumacher want to be active, but don’t know how active they need to be to get fitness benefits. Another group that Dasha enjoys working with is hospital and healthcare employees, who don’t take care of their own health needs as they busily care for others during stressful shifts. Equipment unique to Dasha includes the InBody230, a bodycomposition analysis testing device that precisely analyzes body composition by fat, muscle mass, and muscular development so that clients can understand how diet, lifestyle and exercise influence a body’s composition. It provides information about the healthiest range for your gender, height and age. It also divides the body into quadrants to show how muscle mass is distributed for balance and proportion. “This goes beyond the standard BMI (body mass index) with which most people are familiar,” Schumacher said. Additionally, it can accommodate clients who weigh up to 550 pounds. Exercise equipment at Dasha that is not available elsewhere includes the NuStep T5xr Recumbent Cross Trainer - with a weight limit of 600 pounds - which provides a seated, total body workout that burns calories, builds strength and improves cardiovascular fitness - while minimizing joint stress and lower back pain. This allows for a comfortable workout, which in turn encourages ongoing participation and interest. They also have specialized fitness analysis software that is unique in this area to provide detailed fitness tracking. This information allows the trainers to design exercise programs tailored specifically for each client while monitoring progress. Dasha Fitness offers a complimentary 30-minute training session. Each Thursday, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., they conduct a group exercise class for $7. For further information, contact Dasha Fitness at 937-2479456, or visit them on Facebook. Dr. Schumacher can be reached at 937-914-7510; Dasha’s web site will soon provide additional information at

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Moore earns DBJ’s 40 under 40 honor CENTERVILLE — Minda Moore, Managing Partner/CEO for KLSS Inc., is a recipient of the Dayton Business Journal 40 under 40 Award. The 40 under 40 program honors the region up-andcoming leaders. Winners are based on three main criteria business leadership, community leadership, and career path.KLSS is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), focused on delivering integrated technical and business solutions for the federal government organizations. They are the fastest growing provider of business management, engineering services, intelligence services, logistics management and modeling and simulation. Visit

Allstate agency owners earn special designation COLUMBUS — Centerville Allstate exclusive agency owner Steve Fenstemaker has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2012. Bestowed upon less than one-third of Allstate’s agency force, this designation is presented to agents who demonstrate a commitment to putting the customer at the center of their agencies’ work. Honorees demonstrate excellence in delivering an accessible, knowledgeable and personal customer experience, and in achieving outstanding business results. Fenstemaker, whose agency is located at 1031 S. Main St. in Centerville, can be reached at 434-5242.



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team’s new agent recruitment, average monthly commissions as well as participation in company best practices. “RE/MAX ALLIANCE’s performance is a result of the best in customer service combined with exceptional expertise in the local real estate market,” said Mike Seagraves, Broker of RE/MAX ALLIANCE. RE/MAX is one of the leading real estate franchise companies with the most productive sales force in the industry and a global reach of more than 80 countries. With one of the most recognized brands in the world and one of the most trafficked web sites,, RE/MAX leads the industry with experienced, professional agents - agents who are trained and educated through the award-winning RE/MAX University. For more on Mike and John Seagraves, visit


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Miss Holiday at Home competition And Skip Lowe Award Princess CC Salzman, 18, of Centerville

Skip Lowe Award winner Bryan Von Der Vellen, 17, of Centerville

Princess Jessica Prior of Miamisburg Scholarship chairperson Brittany Everett welcomes those in attendance

Miss Holiday at Home Nancy Walters of Kettering

Princess Anne Weidner of Miamisburg

Times photos by Bill Duffield

Princess Justine Templin of Bellbrook

Master of Ceremonies Kim Faris of Lite 94.5

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Kentucky gets it right in year two By SHAWN BAUMAN Times sports editor SPARTA, Kent. — For most of the month of June, we have been running a NASCAR page in each of our newspapers and to this point the feedback has been extremely positive. Unfortunately, with the Fourth of July holiday upon us, this week’s newspapers are simply to chock full of local news to include our weekly NASCAR update. It becomes even more unfortunate when you consider that this week follows Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, less than a two-hour drive for most of our readers. In case you missed it, myself and former Times sports writer and current Vandalia editor Darrell Wacker made the trip south to participate in just the second-ever Sprint Cup Series event at the track. To clarify, when I say participate, I mean follow around the drivers and their cars like a couple of school kids experiencing their first brush with celebrities. I am happy to report that I didn’t ask for a single autograph, although I did con one not so gracious driver into a quick photo-op, but more on that in a minute. We arrived at the Speedway approximately six hours before the race started, plenty of time to visit the garages, hit the pits and even sit in on the driver’s pre-race meeting. We pulled out of Dayton around noon and after five hours of pre-race festivities, a nearly three-hour race and some unfortunate departure delays, we pulled back into Dayton around 3 a.m. the next morning. There were a lot of things I took from my 15hour experience, but four names in particular stood out to me on Saturday. Brad Keselowski. If you watched Saturday night’s race, you will understand why I am starting my list out with the drive of the number 2 Dodge Miller Lite car. After trailing Kyle Busch for most of the night, Keselowski took over late and cruised to the checkered flag for his series-high third Cup win of the 2012 season. Keselowski’s victory was significant to me for one reason and one reason only - it should have happened at this track a season ago as well. Keselowski dominated the inaugural Cup race at Kentucky Speedway last year only to falter late and watch old nemesis Busch escape with the win. The roles were flipped this year as Busch dominated for most of the evening before running into trouble in the final 50 laps and fading to a 10th place finish. I wasn’t exactly rooting for Keselowski at the start of the race, but I found it fitting that he turned the tables on Busch and finished what he started a season ago at this track. Kevin Harvick. Different from Keselowski, if you watched Saturday night’s race, you probably have absolutely no idea why Harvick made an impression on me. Harvick, who sits sixth in the overall driver standings, was average at best for the entire night on Saturday. He started fourth, but quickly faded to ninth and hovered somewhere between eighth and 12th for what seemed like the entire race. I mention him only because he is my favorite driver and this is my column. I’m not proud of it, but I want to get it out there. Darrell and I followed the number 29 Budweiser Chevrolet as it left the garage and rolled through each step of the pre-race inspection process. His crew was very gracious both before and after the race, including allowing us to take some of the pink-painted lug nuts used on the car during the race, something my nineyear old daughter appreciated greatly. Harvick was the driver I picked out of a hat to follow when I first began watching NASCAR some five years ago and I have stuck with him ever since. He’ll need some better performances than Saturday night if he would like to guarantee it is going to stay that way. Seriously, I kid. Kyle Busch. If you are a supporter of Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski or any other driver for that matter, the chances are you absolutely loath Kyle Busch. He is NASCAR’s perfect villain. He made his impression on my not with his performance on the track, but long before the green flag waved. Busch was one of the first driver’s to step into the driver’s meeting and I quickly pointed him out to Darrell. It is no secret that Harvick and Busch have some history, so it makes sense that I’m no fan of Busch’s. However, after watching him in the meeting and then watching him hang around with his wife afterward for the worship service, I started to think maybe my impression of NASCAR’s bad boy was the wrong one. So following service, I found myself standing a few feet away from him as his wife talked up another wife near the exit. I decided to take a shot. I walked over and asked him if he would mind a quick picture. Now mind you, fans that were allowed in the meeting were posing with their favorite driver both before and after and the majority of the driver’s were very gracious with their time. I quickly found out Kyle wasn’t like most drivers. He quickly let out an obvious grunt of frustration and rolled his eyes as he leaned in for a quick photo. As Darrell pulled the camera up, I could see Kyle turn his frown upside down for the three additional seconds it took for that flash to go off. He huffed again, quickly turned away and made his way out the door without his wife like he was behind the wheel of his number 18 M&M’s Toyota. I went through a range of emotions for Kyle Busch on Saturday but I ended up right back where I started. I simply loath that guy. Officer Bill. The truth is, I have no idea what the officer’s name was that had the unenviable task of manning the tunnel that was the only thing standing between me and freedom from the infield at Kentucky Speedway Saturday night. The track had some much publicized traffic issues last year and after what seemed to be a flawless entry from the estimated 105,000 people that attended the event, everything appeared to be working very smoothly. That is, unless you were one of the few given a terrific parking spot on the infield. As traffic backed up exiting the track, Officer Bill was forced to hold all cars trying to exit the infield. We sat in my car for over two hours without budging. Officer Bill felt our pain, but was under strict orders to hold us against our will. Seriously, I kid. After two hours, we began our crawl out of the infield, back onto Interstate 71 and arrived back home shortly after 3 a.m. It was a somewhat minor glitch in what was otherwise a terrific experience at Kentucky Speedway. If you get the opportunity next year or in the future, attending a race should absolutely be crossed off your bucket list. Kentucky Speedway does not have the same appeal as Bristol, Daytona or Talladega, but with it practically in our own backyard, it is more than worth the two-hour drive to Sparta. If you missed it, hopefully this column will give you your NASCAR fix for the week in place of our usual full page. With that in mind, I would love to hear your comments on our weekly NASCAR page, this column or anything else sports realated. Please e-mail me at and let me know what you think.

Submitted photo The Elks 4x800-meter relay team that competed at the New Balance Nationals included (from left to right): Caleb Andreason, Josh Steible, Dan McCoy and Garrett Morrison. Centerville steeplechaser Ryan Larkin (below) posted the second fasted time in Centerville history at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Elks compete in national events CENTERVILLE — Five members of the Centerville Elks boys track and field team continued their season this weekend by qualifying for National-level meets based on times run earlier in the season. “This was an amazing opportunity for all of these kids,” stated head coach Matt Somerlot. “This is the first group of athletes that CHS has had compete at the high school national level.” The All-Ohio 4x800 meter relay team of Dan McCoy, Garrett Morrison, Caleb Andreason and Josh Steible traveled to the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, NC where they finished in 22nd place. “All four boys in the 4x800 relay got a taste of elite competition and saw that they can compete at that level now,” said Somerlot. “This will greatly benefit all of them as they continue their running careers.” Elk sophomore Ryan Larkin headed to Bloomington, Ind. where he competed in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships finishing in 19th place. Larkin’s time places him as the number one tenth grader in the US and number two all time at Centerville High School. “Ryan’s race puts him in elite company and sets him up to grow from this race and go after big goals the next two years,” said Somerlot. “Overall, this was a great end to a great season,” said Somerlot in closing.

Patterson Park squad claims runner-up title The Patterson Park 12U Traveling All-Stars finished as runners-up of the Vandalia Invitational Tournament this past weekend (June 23-24). The squad finished the tournament with a 4-2 record, dropping both of their decisions to the eventual champions, a very tough Wapokoneta Redskins team. The team includes players from Oakwood, Kettering, Dayton, Beavercreek, Centerville and Bellbrook and play in the Patterson Park Youth Baseball program on Irving Avenue. Members of the team include, front row (from left to right): Kaes Drumheller, Ben Thomas, Matt Wagner, Joe Geraghty, Jake Kollars, Connor Morris; middle row (left to right): Tyler Spurlock, Terrence Engle, Luke Stechschulte, Logan Koch, Josh Knox, Aidan Hand; back row (left to right): Coach Morris, Coach Koch, Alec Warren and Coach Kollars. Submitted photo

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245 Manufacturing/Trade


Local asphalt company has openings for sealcoating laborers.

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305 Apartment 235 General

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2004 Chrysler T&C minivan AT/PS/PW 3-row seating. Drives nice, 5-doors, cold/AC. $4900. Excellent financing, good or bad credit. Terry, 513-392-3332.

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ROTTWEILER PUPPIES, Full-Blooded, no papers, Mom & Dad on premises, tails docked, dew claws removed, 1st shots, $250, Jason, (937)542-9673.

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ONE OWNER 2009 Pontiac Vibe-1.8l, 51,000 Miles, 5 Speed MANUAL-32-36 MPG, A-1. Pay $18,000 Sell For $10,150.00, Retail $12,500.00 1-937-912-9210 1975 16' Trihull BOAT with 85 HP Chrysler motor, new seats, needs some work, shoreline single trailer, $1000, call (937)372-3763.

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555 Garage Sales/Yard Sales

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CENTERVILLE, Green Brier Commons, July 6 & July 7, 8am-4pm. 6815 Kanwell Lane. Furniture, kitchenwares, patio sets, grill, books, lamps, tools, golf clubs & pull cart, Chinese art & decorations. Something for everyone! Everything must go!!

Garage Sale- Glenridge Estates-9703 Maxwell's Crossing, Centerville. July 5-6. 8 am to 4pm. Tweens/Teen clothing, nurse uniforms, books, videos, collector Barbie's , jewelry beads , jewelry. Gameboy w/games, puzzles, end tables, American Girl dolls/clothes, Avon Cape Cod pieces, craft supplies, bedding and more.

July 14, 9 – 3 8492 Maltbie Road, Centerville, OH 45458 Craft supplies ished items!



Scrapbook and cardmaking supplies and products, Stampin’ Up, beads, stamps, kits‚ paper, books, magazines, candle wax, clothing samples, picture frames, and much more! No early sales.

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Washington Township 5536 Lotusdale Drive, July 6-7, 10-5pm. Antiques Collectibles, Decorator Items, Furniture, Victorian Wicker, 19C Paintings, Crystal, Silver, China, Steiff, And More! Visit www.parkaveantiques For More Information. Please Join Us!

Do you possess a minimum of two years of sales experience (preferably in advertising or media), have strong professional skills and appearance; and have the ability to talk with major and national accounts? If you’re highly motivated with the ability to adapt and meet client expectations, we may have a perfect position for you to consider. Call in confidence to learn more: 937-674-3202, or submit your resume to Phelps, Cutler & Associates, Consultants to Media at Compensation: Guaranteed Draw plus commission. Unlimited Commission/Bonuses. Company Benefits: Paid Vactions/Expenses/Health/Dental/401k 2295162


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AIR SHOW Featured Performers U.S. Navy Blue Angels The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar through the Dayton skies in a breathtaking display of speed, skill, power and precision!

USMC C-130 Hercules "Fat Albert" Demo Check out the impressive demo from the Blue Angels support aircraft, Fat Albert.

Tora Tora Tora Relive that fateful morning of December 7th, 1941 with an emotional reenactment of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

U.S.A.F. Heritage Flight A remarkable display of U.S. air power history, the Heritage Flight, will consist of the QF-4 Phantom fling with the P-51 Mustang "Quick Silver."

Mike Goulian With more than 20 years of experience performing in the world's top air shows and races, Michael Goulian puts on an awesome aerobatic performance filled with challenging, awe-inspiring maneuvers.

Sea Harrier F/A2 Watch in amazement as the Harrier hovers in mid-air. This is the first time the Sea Harrier has made an appearance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show presented by Kroger.

Misty Blues As the only all-woman skydiving team in the world, the Misty Blues put on an unforgettable performance.

P-51 Mustang Quick Silver Step back in time as the "Cadillac of the Skies" P-51 Quick Silver performs twists and loops.

Gene Soucy Wingwalking and Solo Experience the glorious barnstorming era of big bi-planes and wingwalking with Gene Soucy and Teresa Stokes!

A-4B Skyhawk Witness the intense action of the ground-attack aircraft, the Douglas A-4B Skyhawk, as it soars across the sky.

and many, many more! Photos courtesy of Vectren Dayton Air Show

* All acts subject to change

2012 Dayton


FeaturingThe United States Navy Blue Angels Hold onto your hats! Here come the Blues! Returning to Dayton in 2012, the celebrated US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron is eagerly sought after by air show venues all over the world. Performing at 35 show sites during the season, the Blue Angels have been seen by over 400 million spectators since their first demonstration in 1946. Thrilling audiences for over 60 years, the Blue Angels fly six powerful F/A – 18 Hornets during their tightly choreographed, high-energy demonstration. The 110-member Squadron is led by Blue Angel #1 Commander Greg “Boss” McWherter along with 15 officers and 94 enlisted personnel. Typically 45 members of the team will travel to each show site. Hosting the team in Dayton will be GE Aviation Systems of Vandalia, Ohio. A Blue Angels flight demonstration exhibits choreographed refinements of skills possessed by all naval aviators. It includes

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The Vectren Kids’ Hangar


Our Classic Cheeseburger Lunch Special is served everyday 11am-3pm


The Vectren Kids’ Hangar is a special place that permits children to dig in a huge sandbox, enjoy face painting and crafts, climb on a backyard gym and so much more. And the best part Moms and Dads--it's free! It's the perfect place to take a break out of the sun and enjoy quality family time. Air Show performers sometimes stop by to sign autographs for the littlest fans as well. Moms and dads love this special attraction as much as the kids do! Packed with activities for the little ones, The Vectren Kids’ Hangar will be open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Food, beverages and restroom facilities are located conveniently nearby. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to enjoy The Vectren Kids’ Hangar.

2012 tentative feature show schedule

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Gates Open: 9 a.m. Feature Flying Show: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Gates Close: 6 p.m.

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Opening Ceremonies Begin at 10:30 a.m. Flag Drop J-3 Cub Salute Gene Soucy Showcat A-4B Skyhawk Demo Tora Tora Tora Misty Blues Skydiving Michael Goulian USAF Heritage Flight Gene Soucy/Teresa Stokes Wingwalking Sea Harrier Demo P51 Quick Silver Demo US Navy Blue Angel Fat Albert Demo at 3:00 p.m. US Navy Blue Angels Jet Demonstration

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* All acts and times subject to change


• These UD distance learning programs are accredited as distance learning programs by the North Central Association. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked our programs second in the nation in faculty credentials, 26th in student services and technology, and 35th in student engagement and accreditation. • All courses are offered in the classroom at the same time as they are broadcast live via Blackboard Collaborate (a UD-supported program) and then recorded. These courses are offered twice weekly over the noon hour, in the late afternoon, and in the evening. Access to the live class requires only a computer with Internet access. 2297176

The 2012 Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce Dayton Air Show Parade is Friday, July 6th. While the parade officially steps off at 7 p.m., preparation begins as early as 3 p.m. and can create traffic congestion in the parade staging area. Don't miss this great community event through downtown Vandalia. The route begins at St. Christopher’s parking lot (on U.S. 40 near I-75), travels west to the historic Crossroads of America, turns north on North Dixie and finishes at the Delphi plant on Northwoods Blvd. Motorists should exercise great caution and patience in the area because of the increased pedestrian traffic.

the graceful aerobatic maneuvers of the four-plane Diamond Formation, in concert with the fast-paced, high-performance maneuvers of its two Solo Pilots. Finally, the team illustrates the pinnacle of precision flying, performing maneuvers locked as a unit in the renowned, six-jet Delta Formation. For Blue Angel #2, right-wing pilot, Lt. John Hiltz, the show will be a homecoming of sorts as he hails from Ft. Mitchell, KY. The 1998 graduate of Covington Catholic High School will be joined by three other Blue Angels from Ohio: AM1(AW) Damien Hurrier and AM1(AW) Chris Simon of Cincinnati along with AM1(AW) Joseph “Bo” Tullis of Miamisburg. The team is stationed at Forrest Sherman Field, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, during the show season. However, the squadron spends January through March training pilots and new team members at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California.

• The FALL Semester will start August 22nd.

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