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February 13, 2012 It’s Where You Live! Volume 104, No. 38



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Woman dies from fire related injuries Reactions pour in following singer’s death

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As news of singer Whitney Houston’s death Saturday spread, reactions began to pour in from around the world: • “I am devastated by the loss of Whitney. We have lost a true angel. My prayers, my heart goes out to her family. We have lost an extraordinary voice to the world.” — singer Lionel Richie. See Page 7.

FFA fares well in evaluations The Miami East FFA Chapter recently competed in the District 5 Evaluations of the Ohio FFA Association at Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua. Several members of the chapter worked extra hard on their Supervised Agricultural Experience record books to prepare their applications for awards and degrees.

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Greg Joseph, shown filling a box with toys, recently received his Eagle Scout award.

The gift of selflessness Troy teen earns Eagle Scout award by giving to others BY COLIN FOSTER Sports Writer magine being a child stuck in the hospital with an injury or ailment. Then in walks a teenage kid wearing a Boy Scout uniform carrying a box full of presents — and one of those gifts your name on it. Now, what child, or person for that matter, wouldn’t appreciate receiving such a gift? That was the idea that 17-yearold Troy High School senior Gregory Joseph came up with for his Eagle Scout project. In a year-long process, Joseph, with the help and backing of several local businesses and churches, earned his Eagle Scout stripes by completing what he dubbed Project Give. The idea for Project Give came to Joseph in August of 2010. A year later, in August of 2011, with the help of his Boy Scout friends and family, Joseph delivered more than 350 gifts to the patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital — a place that held a soft spot in his heart. “I went there (Dayton Children’s Hospital) two or three times for surgery or to get stitches,” Joseph said. “They helped me, so I wanted to help them in a way. Every Boy Scout has an opportunity to do whatever they want around the community. I thought about what I’ve done or what I’ve been through, and I wanted my project to be something that would actually help the Eagle Scout name.” Joseph admitted he began the

I Foo Fighters, Adele shine at Grammys The Foo Fighters captured five Grammys and Adele won four, including the song of the year trophy for “Rolling in the Deep,” at a Grammy ceremony that had the difficult task of celebrating music’s best while mourning the loss of one of their greatest, Whitney Houston. See Page 11.

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Every Boy Scout has an opportunity to do whatever they want around the community. I thought about what I’ve done or what I’ve been through, and I wanted my project to be something that would actually help the Eagle Scout name. — Gregory Joseph

Joseph approached roughly a dozen area businesses and a few churches. About half of those businesses donated to the cause, including Jay and Mary’s, Wal-Mart, Meijer, Target and All About Books. Those businesses, along with the help some churches and the TroyMiami County Public Library, helped make Joseph’s vision come to life. “It was hard and it was challenging getting people to say, ‘Yes, I will help,’ or ‘No, I can’t but I would have liked to.’ But that actually makes you a leader,” Joseph said. “You need to move ahead instead of just giving up. You just need to push through everything that goes on. You have to journey unsure how he was to lead a come up with a new plan — get out project of such magnitude. Though there and get people interested in his 12 years of Boy Scouting experi- what you are doing.” ence provided him with the raw So, by doing a good deed and by tools to become a leader, he had not becoming a more well-rounded indidone anything like it. But his work vidual in the process, Joseph earned on Project Give only helped polish a spot in the ranks of Eagle Scout — and refine those skills, forcing him the highest honor a Boy Scout can to become a leader, having to dive attain. But if you ask him, seeing right in and learn on the fly. the patients’ smiles was the only “I started by writing a letter of reward he needed. what I was going to say when I “Most kids build something for walked into stores, so I wouldn’t their project,” Joseph explained. stumble when I go in there,” Joseph “Instead of having an area where I said. “I went in there confidently, can say, ‘I did this’ or an area where told them what I was, Boy Scout you can say, ‘I built that,’ I have a Troop 544. I told them what I was whole hospital where I can say I doing and asked them if they could went gave toys to children. The donate items, books and toys, or thing I love the most is making kids even have boxes out in their lobbies.” • See EAGLE on Page 2

A Piqua woman injured during a Wednesday evening house fire located at 821 Willard St. has died. Carol Ann Scherer, 77. passed away Saturday morning at Upper Valley Medical Center ICU, as the result of injuries sustained in the fire. She also had been battling lung cancer At the time of the fire, firefighters were not aware of the cause, but said it was accidental in nature. No more information was available over the weekend. Shearer is said to have sustained smoke inhalation and other injuries as a result of the fire and was found in a neighbor’s yard upon the arrival of the Piqua Fire Department. Damage to the structure was set at $25,000 and $15,000 to contents. Ms. Scherer’s body was donated to Boonshoft Medical School at Wright State University, Dayton. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Northern Ohio hit hard by storm CLEVELAND (AP) — Blizzard-like conditions across parts of Ohio on Saturday contributed to three major chain-reaction accidents involving more than 60 vehicles including several tractor-trailers and closing multiple stretches of highways for hours, but no serious injuries were reported. A snowstorm that centered over a section of the Ohio Turnpike contributed to a string of 18 crashes over a mile stretch on the westbound side of the highway in the Akron area, according to the State Highway Patrol. It started with a two-car crash around 1 p.m. By the time it was over, 32 vehicles were involved in rearend or sideswipe crashes,

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Greek government passes new austerity deal Rioting continues in streets of Athens

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International Monetary Fund to release $170 billion (130 billion) in new rescue loans, without which Greece would default on its mountain of debt next month and likely leave the eurozone a scenario that would further roil global markets. Lawmakers voted 199-74 in favor of the cutbacks, despite strong dissent among the two main coalition members. A total of 37

lawmakers from the majority Socialists and conservative New Democracy party either voted against the party line, abstained or voted present. Sunday’s clashes erupted after more than 100,000 protesters marched to the parliament to rally against the drastic cuts, which will ax one in five civil service


Protesters uses fireworks to attack riot policemen • See RIOTING on Page 2 during clashes in Athens on Sunday.

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BUSINESS ROUNDUP • The Troy Elevator The grain prices listed below are the closing prices of Friday. Corn Month Price Change Feb 6.4200 - 5.25 Mar 6.4200 - 5.25 April 6.4550 - 6 O/N 5.2500 - 8.25 Beans Feb 12.0400 + 1.50 Mar 12.0400 + 1.50 April 12.0750 + 1.50 S/O/N 11.8450 + 1 Wheat Feb 6.3500 - 16 J/A 6.2850 - 19.50 J/A 13 6.6300 - 22.25 You can find more information online at • Stocks of local interest Values reflect closing prices from Friday. AA 10.29 -0.35 CAG 26.65 -0.05 19.90 -0.11 CSCO EMR 52.20 -0.54 F 12.44 -0.25 FITB 13.35 -0.18 FLS 115.35 -0.01 GM 25.50 -0.24 GR 125.35 -0.25 ITW 55.71 -0.63 JCP 42.44 -0.69 67.94 -0.03 KO KR 23.63 +0.05 LLTC 33.58 -0.76 MCD 99.47 -0.52 MSFG 9.55 -0.38 PMI 0.31 0.00 SYX 20.32 +0.14 TUP 61.86 -1.13 USB 29.01 -0.33 37.69 -0.23 VZ WEN 5.21 +0.10 WMT 61.90 -0.06

jobs and slash the minimum wage by more than a fifth. At least 45 businesses were damaged by fire, including several historic buildings, movie theaters, banks and a cafeteria, in the worst riot damage in Athens in years. Fifty police officers were injured and at least 55 protesters were hospitalized. Forty-five suspected rioters were arrested and a further 40 detained. As the vote got under way early Monday, Prime Minister Lucas Papademos urged calm, pointing to the country’s dire financial straits. “Vandalism and destruction have no place in a democracy and will not be tolerated,� Papademos told Parliament. “I call on the public to show calm. At these crucial times, we do not have the luxury of this type of protest. I think everyone is aware of how serious the situation is.� Since May 2010, Greece has survived on a $145 billion (110 billion) bailout from its European partners and the International Monetary Fund. When that proved insufficient, the new rescue package was approved. The deal, which has not yet been finalized, will be combined with a massive bond swap deal to write off half the country’s privately held debt. But for both deals to materialize, Greece had to persuade its deeply skeptical creditors that it has the will to implement spending cuts and public sector reforms that will end years of fiscal profligacy and tame gaping budget deficits. As protests raged Sunday, demonstrators set bonfires in front of parliament and dozens of riot police formed lines to keep them from making a run on the building. Security forces fired dozens of tear gas volleys at rioters, who attacked them with firebombs and chunks of marble broken off the fronts of luxury hotels, banks and department stores. Clouds of tear gas drifted across the square, and many in the crowd wore gas masks or had their faces covered, while others carried Greek flags and banners. Masked rioters also attacked a police station with petrol bombs and stones. A three-story building was completely consumed by flames as firefighters struggled to douse the


A man walks by a burning bus ticket kiosk Sunday in Athens. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. blaze. Streets were strewn with stones, smashed glass and burnt wreckage, while terrified passersby sought refuge in hotel lounges and cafeterias. “I’ve had it! I can’t take it any more. There’s no point in living in this country any more,� said a distraught shop owner walking through his smashed and looted optician store. Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said rioters tried to storm the City Hall building, but were repelled. “Once again, the city is being used as a lever to try to destabilize the country,� he said. Conservative New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said the rioting “hurts the entire country.� “We are seeing scenes from a future that we must do our utmost to avert,� he said. Papademos’ government an unlikely coalition of the majority Socialists and their main foes, New Democracy had been expected to carry the austerity vote. Combined, they control 236 of Parliament’s 300 seats. Still, they faced strong dissent: Besides the 37 lawmakers who

voted against the bill or abstained, a further six voted against sections of the proposed measures. After the vote, the coalition government announced those 43 lawmakers had been expelled. Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said the measures were vital to the country’s very economic survival. “The question is not whether some salaries and pensions will be curtailed, but whether we will be able to pay even these reduced wages and pensions,� he told lawmakers before the vote. “When you have to choose between bad and worse, you will pick what is bad to avoid what is worse.� The new cutbacks, which follow two years of harsh income losses and tax hikes amid a deep recession and record high unemployment, have been demanded by Greece’s bailout creditors in return for a new batch of vital rescue loans. Greece’s eurozone partners, meanwhile, kept up the pressure for real reform. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was quoted as

telling the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday that Greece “cannot be a bottomless pit.â€? Highlighting previous pledges he said weren’t kept, Schaeuble said “that is why Greece’s promises aren’t enough for us any more.â€? Asked whether Greece has a long-term future in the eurozone, Germany’s Vice Chancellor Philip Roesler said “that is now in the hands of the Greeks alone.â€? “It is not enough just to give financial aid they must tackle the second cause of the crisis, the lack of economic competitiveness,â€? he told ARD television. “For that, they need ‌ massive structural reforms. Otherwise Greece will not get out of the crisis.â€? Introducing the legislation Sunday, Socialist lawmaker Sofia Yiannaka said the intense pressure from Greece’s EU partners to pass the measures was the result of delays in implementing already agreed reforms. “The delays have our imprint. We should not blame foreigners for them,â€? she said. “We have finally found out that you have to pay back what you have borrowed.â€?

Storm • CONTINUED FROM A1 blocking traffic completely, the patrol said. Eight more vehicles crashed as a result of the traffic backup, it


said. Two people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries. Westbound lanes of Interstate 76 in northeast Ohio were closed for about six hours after a series of crashes involving more than two dozen vehicles. One of the crashes involved

11 vehicles, including three semitrailers, and sent 10 people to the hospital, according to the highway patrol. Another involved 16 vehicles, including two semis, and sent four people to the hospital. None of the injuries was considered life-threatening. Winds nearing 40 mph

Troy because they helped me reach the goal, which smile. was getting children to “It was by far the most smile.� rewarding thing I have When Joseph first told ever done in my life.� his mom he wanted to And he had nothing but start in Boy Scouts, she gratitude for the people told him one thing. His and organizations that mother Angie said to him, helped aid him in the “If you start this, you are process. going to finish.� “I’d like to thank Boy Now, 12 years later, Scout Troop 544,� Joseph Joseph has finished on top said. “The churches that as his graduation day helped out, United Church looms in the spring. of God in Dayton and my “Only 2 percent of the grandpa’s church in scouts out there are Eagle Portsmouth. Also, the First Scouts. One of five of those Church of Christ in Troy people will say Eagle — and the people who live Scouting has been more in the community. The city rewarding than getting of Troy helped me out so your college degree,� he much through the process. said. “I hope I am one of The library even put a box those five because 12 years out for me. I am just very goes by fast, and this has thankful for the people of been a 12-year process. “It’s shaped my life completely. I could be out there in the worst situation possible, but I’m glad I’m not because I’m in Boy Scouts and I’ve been raised a certain way.�






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WEDNESDAY • WACO SPEAKER: The WACO Air Museum will host guest speaker Jack Mecham at 7 p.m. at the WACO Air Museum, 1865 S. County Road 25-A, Troy. He is a 20year Air Force veteran who logged more than 12,100 flying hours on 20 different aircraft including the SR-71. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 335-9226 or email • KIWANIS MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of Troy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Troy Country Club, 1830 Peters Road, Troy. Lunch is $10. Chris and Linda Tatarian will offer a Valentine’s Day program. For more information, contact Kim Riber, vice president, at (937) 974-0410. • NATURE CLUB: Brukner Nature Center’s Home School Nature Club will feature “Discovering Ohio Wildlife” from 2-4 p.m. Learn about a few of these creatures, where they live and how they survive — especially during the cold winter months. The cost for the hands-on program is $2.50 for BNC Members, $5 for non-members. Registration and payment are due by Feb. 13. • TEAM MEETING: Relay For Life of Miami County will have a team meeting at 6:15 p.m. at Hobart Corporation, 701 S. Ridge Ave., Troy. Anyone interested in learning more about Relay For Life is invited to attend. Teams can turn in fundraising results and collect information from 5:45-6:15 p.m. For more information about forming a team, contact or or call 332-7116. • SUPPORT GROUP: An Alzheimer’s support group will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. at Miami County Hospice. For more information, call the Miami Valley Chapter of the National Alzheimer’s Association at (937) 291-3332. Civic agendas • The Elizabeth Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the township building, 5710

Clinic to benefit from Red Men Club donation For the Troy Daily News The Improved Order of the Red Men Club Tonquas 222 representative Dave Fitzgerald recently presented a donation on behalf of the club to Health Partners Free Clinic Executive Director Deborah Miller. The Red Men Club has an ongoing partnership with the free clinic, donating twice a year. Health Partners Free Clinic is a not-for-profit organization serving the health care needs of the uninsured and underinsured in Miami County. “The support we receive from contributors such as Red Men has been and will continue to be critical to our mission of providing health care for Miami County’s uninsured. Their generosity and ongoing support have helped us increase our services at a time when there is a tremendous need,” Miller said. “We look forward to an ongoing relationship which will benefit the entire community.” The Red Men Club also donates locally to Hospice of Miami County, the Family Abuse Shelter for Battered Women, Junior Baseball, Boy Scouts and,

on a national level, supports Alzheimer’s organizations. The Red Men Club has a long history in Troy, as the current location of the club at 103 ½ Main St. has been home to the club for more than 100 years. Fitzgerald, the Keeper of the Wampum (bookkeeper), hopes to bring awareness to the history of the club and said, “We are not all Indians,” explaining the club’s origin. The club has between 300-500 members locally, women and men, and Fitzgerald emphasizes that it is not representative of an Indian tribe.

TROY The Red Men have picnic grounds, baseball diamonds and a banquet hall, all located on West Stanfield Road in Troy, which are available for rent to the public or at a discounted rate with preference to members. The Improved Order of Red Men traces its origin from the Sons of Liberty patriots, who were active before the American Revolutionary War and are well known for their participation in the “Boston Tea Party.” The Sons of Liberty — and in turn the IORM — emulated in their organization, philosophy and regalia the League of the Iroquois or “Six Nations.” The Red Men Club motto is “Freedom, Friendship and Charity” and it is able to raise funds for Health Partners and other organizations by sponsoring activities and events. Those interested in becoming a member of the Red Men or those who might like to stop by and check things out, make come as a guest. Call Fitzgerald or any club member at (937) 3391076 for information.

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SATURDAY • CHILI DINNER: The Troy Senior Citizens Center, 134 N. Market St., Troy, will offer a chili dinner for $6 from 5-7 p.m. Advanced tickets will be availabe at the center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and at the door. For more information, call 3352810. • VIKINGFEST: The Miami East Education Foundation’s VikingFest 2012 will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Miami East Elementary, 4025 State Route 589, Casstown. Admission is free to the school carnival that will include games, baking contests, food, student art show, local vendors, silent auction and Ric Hacker and the Greasers on stage at 1:30 p.m. For more information, visit • BUFFET BREAKFAST: The Sons of the American Legion Post 43, 622 S. Market St., Troy, will offer an all-you-can-eat buffet style breakfast to the public from 7-10:30 a.m. for $7. Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits, fried potatoes, bacon, sausage, toast, juice and coffee. Take out orders will be available by calling 3353502. Wi-Fi also is available. • PORK CHOPS: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a marinated pork chop (non-marinated pork chops available upon request) dinner with baked potato and green bean casserole for $9 from 5-7 p.m. • BLANKET DAY: A Project Linus Make a Blanket Day event and collection site will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ginghamsburg Church Discipleship Center, 7695 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City. Participants can make blankets for children in need of some love and encouragement. Some pre-cut kits will be available, as well as a limited number of “extra” sewing machines. Irons/boards and rotary cutting mats will be available for use. For more information, email

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• BOARD TO MEET: The Miami County Educational Service Center Governing Community Board will meet at 5 p.m. at 2000 W. Stanfield Road, Calendar THURSDAYTroy. • RECORDS MEETING: SUNDAY CONTACT US The Troy City School District Records Commission will • BIRD COUNT: Grab a hold its Annual Meeting at 5 cup of coffee and a doughnut p.m. in the Board of Call Melody and relax in the Brukner Education Office, 500 N. Nature Center Tree-top Bird Vallieu at Market Street. Vista as participants identify 440-5265 to • SOCIETY TO MEET: and count the species seen at The Covington Newberry list your free the feeders. The Great Historical Society will meet Backyard Bird Count is a calendar at 7 p.m. at the Covington national survey of birds across items.You Village Hall. For information, North America coordinated by call (937) 473-2270. can send the Cornell Laboratory of • FAMILY FUN: Family Ornithology. The data collectyour news by e-mail to fun night, “Valentine, ed creates a snapshot of bird Valentine … Be Mine!” for populations and can be used students kindergarten to determine declines in poputhrough fifth grade and their lations, changes in distribution families will be from 6:30and trends in species survival. This program 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Miami County Public is coordinated by the Brukner Bird Club. Library. Participants will hear stories, make a valentine and have refreshments. Call the THURSDAY library at 339-0502. Civic agendas • PSEOP MEETING: A mandatory • Troy City Schools will meet at 5:30 p.m. PSEOP meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at in the board offices. • The Bethel Board of Education will meet Covington High School. Parents of interested students with at least a 2.5 GPA should at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Call 845attend to hear more information. 9414 for more information. • BOARD MEETING: The Covington • The Pleasant Hill Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. at 200 W. Walnut St., Pleasant Exempted Village School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. at the board Hill office in Covington Middle School. • Covington Village Council will meet at 7 • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovp.m. at Town Hall. ery walk for adults will be offered from 8-9:30 • The Police and Fire Committee of Village Council will meet at 6 p.m. prior to the a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, educouncil meeting. • Laura Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. cation coordinator, will guide walkers as they experience the seasonal changes taking in the Municipal building. place. Bring binoculars. • Brown Township Board of Trustees will Civic agenda meet at 8 p.m. in the Township Building in • The Newton Local School Board of Conover. Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the media • The Union Township Trustees will meet center at the school. at 1:30 p.m. in the Township Building, 9497 Markley Road, P.O. Box E, Laura. Call 6984480 for more information. FRIDAY • The Miami County Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet at 5 p.m. • FRIDAY DINNER: The Pleasant Hill at 2000 W. Stanfield Road, Troy. VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls will offer dinner from 6-7:30 pm. TUESDAY for $7-$8. For more information, call (937) 698-6727. • FRIDAY DINNER: The Covington VFW • MEETING SET: The Bradford Post No. 4235, 173 N. High St., Covington, Community Festival Association will hold its will offer dinner from 5-8 p.m. For more infornext regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. mation, call 753-1108. at the Bradford Fire Station. • FILM SERIES: Hayner’s Let’s Go to the • SUPPORT GROUP: A support group, Movies series will continue with a 1957 classponsored by UVMC Cancer Care Center, sic love story starring Cary Grant as playboy for people affected by breast cancer will Nicky Ferrante and Deborah Kerr as night meet at the Farmhouse located at the club singer Terry McKay. The series is free UVMC/Upper Valley Medical Center camand open to the public. Hayner is located at pus, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. The 301 W. Main St., Troy. There will be cafe-style group’s mission is to empower women to seating with popcorn and soda pop. The film deal with the day-to-day realities of cancer series is intended for adult viewership and before, during and after treatment. may not be appropriate for children under 13. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. followed Due to licensing restrictions, Hayner is not by the meeting from 7-8:15 p.m. allowed to publish the names of the films. For Contact Chris Watercutter at 440-4638 or a list of this year’s films, stop by Hayner and Robin Supinger at 440-4820 for more inforpick up a magnet or visit the website at mation. • OPEN HOUSE: The public is invited to • FISH FRY: The Miami County Women of attend an open house in honor of Virginia the Moose will offer an all-you-can-eat fish Kinney from 6-8 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman fry from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 12 S. Dorset Road, Memorial Library in Pleasant Hill. Kinney Troy. Entertainment with Kim Fox will begin at recently retired from the library after 33 8 p.m. years of employment. Light refreshments • BIRD COUNT: Participants are invited will be served and she will be honored for to visit Aullwood from 9:30-11:30 a.m. to her years of service to the library. count birds that visit the center’s feeders. Civic agendas This also is an opportunity to count birds and • The village of West Milton Council will learn to identify our common winter birds. meet at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers. Admission is free.



Walnut Grove Road, Troy. • The Covington Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the Covington Middle School for a regular board meeting.



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Valentine Traditions Hundreds of years ago in England, many children dressed up as adults on Valentine's Day. They went singing from home to home. One verse they sang was: Good morning to you, valentine; Curl your locks as I do mine – Two before and three behind. Good morning to you, valentine.


arrows were magical and even slight contact with one of the arrow tips could make a person fall madly in love. One understanding of romantic love – call courtly love – dates back to medieval times, and sending cards on Valentine’s Day dates back equally far. In 1415, a prisoner in the Tower of London sent a poem to his wife. This is considered to be one of the earliest recorded valentines. For more than 400 hundred years, people made their own valentines by writing poems like this. In the Victorian era, in the mid1800s, companies started producing valentines for people to buy. Now many people buy, rather than make, their valentines. Almost one billion valentines are sent every year. According to the Greeting Card Association, 85 percent of the valentines are bought by women. Of course, people

don’t just buy cards. People buy candles and balloons and many other things, often in the shape of a heart. You can find boxes of candy that are shaped like hearts, or candy that is itself in the shape of a heart! The presents might be something small and sweet or something big

and dramatic. Some people get engaged (promise to marry each other) on Valentine’s Day. Although Valentine’s Day is generally romantic, many people like to use the day to celebrate any kind of love – including love of friends and family.

In Wales, wooden love spoons were carved and given as gifts on February 14. Hearts, keys and keyholes were favorite decorations on the spoons. The decoration meant, "You unlock my heart!" In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their valentines would be. They would wear these names on their sleeves for one week. To wear your heart on your sleeve now means that it is easy for other people to know how you are feeling. In some countries, a young woman may receive a gift of clothing from a young man. If she keeps the gift, it means she will marry him. Some people used to believe that if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on Valentine's Day, it meant she would marry a sailor. If she saw a sparrow, she would marry a poor man and be very happy. If she saw a goldfinch, she would marry a millionaire. A love seat is a wide chair. It was first made to seat one woman and her wide dress. Later, the love seat or courting seat had two sections, often in an S-shape. In this way, a couple could sit together -- but not too closely! Think of five or six names of boys or girls you might marry, As you twist the stem of an apple, recite the names until the stem comes off. You will marry the person whose name you were saying when the stem fell off. Pick a dandelion that has gone to seed. Take a deep breath and blow the seeds into the wind. Count the seeds that remain on the stem. That is the number of children you will have. If you cut an apple in half and count how many seeds are inside, you will also know how many children you will have.

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The Earth Day Groceries Project gives students a chance to create their own environmental messages, using paper grocery bags as their medium. The Miami County Solid Waste District/Green Gals is working with Kroger to provide the bags. All a school has to do to participate in this free activity is to designate a coordinator and fill out the request form below. Requests should be made no later than Friday, March 2 by calling Cindy Bach at 440-3488 x8705 or sending and email to The paper grocery bags will be delivered to your school the week of March 12th (hopefully). Once the bags are decorated, someone from your school should take the bags either to the Kroger store in Piqua or Troy. The stores will distribute the bags to shoppers during the week of April 23rd - 28th. Hundreds of schools nationwide have been involved in this project for years. Students can be as creative as they want in sharing their thoughts on how to respect the Earth. For more information and for ideas on how to decorate the bags, take a look at the website: This activity is also open to organizations other than schools. Cub Scout packs, 4-H groups, environmental camps, homeschooling groups, after-school programs and many other can join in. All are welcome! School: ______________________________________________________ Complete Address: ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ Name of Contact Person: ________________________________________ Bag delivery instructions, if any: __________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ Phone ______________________________________________________ Email________________________________________________________ Number of Students Participating__________________________________ Number of Bags Requested ______________________________________ Which Kroger do you plan to deliver bags to: ______ Troy ______ Piqua Call 937-440-3488 or email Please call or email no later than March 2nd

1. Cut a large heart from brown paper using pinking shears. 2. Using a hole punch, make a series of holes around the edges of the card. Make an even number of holes. 3. String ribbon or yarn through the holes. Tie the ends in a bow (this is the hardest part of this project). If the bow doesn't look good, you can glue the ends of the ribbon to the back of the card instead. 4. Write a message (or draw a picture) on your Valentine card.

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Valentine’s Day Questions Use complete sentences to answer the questions below. 1. Describe how you have celebrated Valentine’s Day. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. From the way it is used in the article, what do you think is the meaning of romantic? ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. How do you think greeting card companies making Valentine’s Day cards affected the holiday? ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Imagine yourself locked up in the Tower of London. Describe how you could let someone know you loved them. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. What do you understand differently after reading about Valentine’s Day? How will you use this information in the future? ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Josh Franklin’s Far Out Family Blog Written by Steven Coburn-Griffis Illustrated by Isaac Schumacher Chapter Four: Week Four September 29, 1862 Wilf, We are in the south of Ohio now, and Kentucky, and we are in it for good or ill. I have had shots taken at me three times and have returned fire, as well. I have taken no hurt, aside from a small cut on my right hand when I stumbled and grabbed another fellow’s bayonet. It was a foolish act on my part and I was the butt of jokes for several days. You needn’t tell Ma of this for it would only cause her needless grief. The injury is almost healed and there is, thankfully, no sign of infection. I have discovered a curious thing down here at the bottom of our great state of Ohio. I have found that there are no few Ohioans who have taken up the cause of the Confederacy. In point of fact, many of those men we hunt through the Kentucky hills are men from Ohio, even from areas as far north as our own home. When we go out on sortie, when we hunt, we try to capture, not kill. And more times than not we do just that. Even so, I have had the chance to talk with a few of these men and they are so wrong-headed as not to listen to reason. One man with whom I spoke went so far as to call President Lincoln the Devil Himself, and just because Mr. Lincoln wishes to free the slaves. That was that man’s worry: that the President would dare to tell another man what to do with his property even when that property is a

man himself! I despair for men such as this, and for the future of our Great Nation should the Union fail in its efforts. This we cannot allow. This I shall not allow. Give my love, again, to Ma. Tell Da I shall be careful. Ethan You know, when I read this letter, I thought, “But Ohio’s in the North and wasn’t this whole thing between the North and the South?” Goes to show you that even someone as wonderful as me can’t know it all. As it turns out, though, we can try. So I went down to the library and then got on the internet to see what was what. And you know what? There were some Ohioans who were pretty important to the Confederate cause. I mean, there were even a couple of generals. Like Bushrod Johnson (seriously, where do they get these names?) and Phillip Luckett, Roswell Ripley, Otho Strahl and Robert Hatton. Charles Clark was from Cincinnati and he led a division in the Army of Mississippi during the Battle of Shiloh and then was made the pro-Confederate Governor of Missouri.

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And then there was William Quantrill, who was born in what is now called Dover, Ohio. Even though he was raised in what they call a Unionist home, he just hated everything about the Union. He worked as a school teacher, a teamster and a professional gambler (if you want to call that work). Then he was made a Captain in the Confederate Army. Quantrill and his gang, known as Quantrill’s Raiders (go figure), were more about messing with families than they were about fighting soldiers. They were bushwhackers, men that weren’t really a part of any army and that liked causing trouble. They operated mostly out in the rural parts of Kansas and were responsible for the Lawrence Massacre. I’d go into detail, but this is a family-oriented blog and I just don’t like violence. If you want to know more, there’s tons of stuff about him out there. You just have to look.

In the United States, Miss Esther Howland is given credit for sending the first valentine cards. Commercial valentines were introduced in the 1800s and now the date is very commercialized. The town of Loveland, Colorado, does a large post office business around February 14. The spirit of good continues as valentines are sent out with sentimental verses and children exchange valentine cards at school.

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EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The Denver Post, on the Komen Foundation and Planned Parenthood: At a time when people routinely mistrust institutions, Susan G. Komen Foundation’s pink-ribboned fight against breast cancer has been a notable exception. Everyone loves the ribbon, which you can find on football fields, yogurt containers and the sides of giant airliners. Komen has done wonders in bringing the issue of breast cancer treatment to the forefront of medical concerns and in getting millions to take part in its Race for the Cure. Why would anyone possibly risk all that good will? That’s the question still being asked of Nancy Brinker, Komen’s chief executive, who jeopardized Komen’s standing by denying grants to Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer screening programs. The move clearly placed Komen in the middle of the abortion controversy. Brinker finally apologized Feb. 3, issuing a As I statement saying, “We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast See It doubt upon our commitment to our mission of ■ The Troy saving women’s lives.” Daily News In defunding Planned Parenthood of nearly welcomes $700,000 in grants, Brinker had clearly columns from our readers. To thrown in with those social conservatives who submit an “As I have helped make Planned Parenthood a See It” send shorthand for abortion provider. Planned your type-writParenthood offers a wide array of medical ten column to: services to underserved women, including ■ “As I See It” abortions. c/o Troy Daily And pro-choice activists are noting how the News, 224 S. apology specifically did not praise Planned Market St., Parenthood for its work and did not, in fact, Troy, OH 45373 promise to fund its programs in the future. ■ You can also And so Komen, facing a public relations dise-mail us at aster, finds itself in the exact wrong place for a editorial@tdnpu charity, with its motives questioned from all sides. ■ Please The challenge now is not just to ensure include your full name and telethere will continue to be a race for a breast phone number. cancer cure, but to find a way forward so that everyone will be running toward the same goal. The Blade, Toledo, on recruiting at for-profit colleges: For years, the U.S. Senate has investigated the recruiting practices of for-profit colleges. The businesses that run so-called career schools depend heavily on federal student aid, cater to low-income learners, and offer flexibility to those who must work while going to class. While scrutinizing the industry, senators discovered a funding loophole that, for the sake of students and taxpayers, deserves to be closed by legislation introduced by Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois. Federal law says that for-profit colleges and universities may not receive more than 90 percent of their revenue from student aid programs in the U.S. Department of Education. Although the rest must come from sources outside the federal government, not counted toward the 90 percent are education dollars from the post-9/11 GI Bill. Between 2009 and 2011, eight of the top 10 recipients of GI Bill education benefits were for-profit schools, accounting for $1 billion in such aid. This gaping loophole encourages schools to target military veterans as applicants. That has to stop. One sure way is to enact Senator Durbin’s bill.


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What’s so super about the Super Bowl, anyway? Remember that thing called the Super Bowl? It seemed like such a big deal a week ago, but now everyone pretty much has forgotten about it. Except me. I’ve been thinking about the Super Bowl – not so much the game, mind you, which was close but still basically was uneventful. Pretty much a snooze fest, really, until the end. I’ve been thinking about the whole Super Bowl experience. You’re probably not going to like me saying this, but the whole thing is an example of what makes me a little uncomfortable about America today -- long on hype and noise and glitter, short on anything of real value. I’m thinking more in terms of things like the halftime show and the advertisements. Let’s start with the halftime show. I always watch the Super Bowl with a big crowd of people and this year we turned the TV off at halftime, which means we missed Madonna and the other singer who I never heard of flipping the bird at the cameras during her performance. This was a big deal to some people, but it’s just the kind of thing we’ve all come to expect at

David Lindeman Troy Daily News Columnist halftime. If it’s not some old rock stars who look half dead and should have retired years ago (Rolling Stones, the Who), it’s someone who has to try to do something more outrageous than the last act to try to get some attention. It’s just embarrassing. Even when the games and the halftime are bad, though, there always were the ads to redeem the Super Bowl. Companies spend bazillions of dollars with advertising firms and buying ad time during the Super Bowl to make a big impact. That has led to some ingenious advertising. But not this year. In fact, Super Bowl ads have become so predictable that they’re basically ineffective. There were a couple OK ads fea-

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turing dogs this year – how can you go wrong with Man’s Best Friend? But on the whole, it seems like all those advertising geniuses figure the only way to sell things is to feature scantily clad women who really have little connection to the product. Or, in David Beckham’s case, a scantily clad man. Does anyone else think that using a soccer player to sell underwear to football fans is a disconnect? Mostly, it was babes on parade to sell cars, flowers and, of course, the Godaddy thing, although I have to admit I’m not actually sure what Godaddy’s day job is. I get the fact that sex and football go together and I guess these people know their market (it is, after all, a bunch of guys watching football), but how about something a little less blatant? How about some creativity? How about making an ad that a dad could watch with his 12year-old son? It seems to me the ads have degenerated to the equivalent of hitting viewers over the head with a naked sledgehammer. No finesse. No originality. I’m afraid the ads mirror our approach to life — we have sold out to style

and glamour while forsaking substance and it has resulted in the opposite of what you would expect. I think they’re boring. Most likely, all I am doing is showing why I never went into advertising and probably would be a failure if I did. I guess I have to face the fact that what we’re selling here are things like Doritos, beer, cars, movies and electronic gadgets – basically the cornerstones of American culture, but not the kind of things that require too much thought. In fact, too much thought probably is counterproductive. I suppose I’m a dinosaur and I’m certain I will be extinct before the Super Bowl and its mind-numbing halftimes and ads go extinct. I just have to resign myself to enjoying the real reason for a Super Bowl – a chance to get together with people, eat a lot of food (including Doritos!), and the opportunity to have something to do on a dreary, cold day in February. Oh, and maybe watch a little football. Former TDN executive editor David Lindeman appears every other Monday in the Troy Daily News

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FFA fares well in evaluations For the Troy Daily News The Miami East FFA Chapter recently competed in the District 5 Evaluations of the Ohio FFA Association at Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua. Several members of the chapter worked extra hard on their Supervised Agricultural Experience record books to prepare their applications for awards and degrees. Several current officers submitted their officer books for review. Amanda Bartel, 2011-12 Miami East FFA treasurer, received a Gold rating for her Treasurer’s Book (100 out of 100 possible points). Emily Johnson, 2011-12 Miami East FFA secretary, received a Gold rating on her Secretary’s Book (100 out of 100 possible points). Danielle Sands, 2011-12 Miami East FFA reporter, received Gold Rating on the chapter’s scrapbook (100 out of 100 possible points). Applying for the State FFA Degree were seniors Jake Eideimiller, Meagan McKinney and Bartel and junior Emily Johnson. Their application will be reviewed at the state evaluations in March and then be approved at the Ohio FFA Board of Directors meeting in March. If approved, they will be receiving their State FFA Degrees in May. Graduate Kyle Roeth applied for the American FFA Degree. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree for the national FFA organization. His application was approved and will be forwarded onto the State and National FFA Evaluations for further review. If approved,

CASSTOWN he will be receiving his American FFA Degrees in October. In Proficiency Awards, members are recognized for having Outstanding Supervised Agricultural Experience programs in the multiple areas sponsored by the FFA. Dylan Kinnison applied in the area of Agricultural Mechanics and Repair for his 250 hours of job placement at his family’s business, Kinnison Excavating. He has learned to repair and service a large variety of equipment and work on a large construction site. He placed in the top two in the district and will have his application forwarded to state for further evaluation. Macaleh Thompson applied in a new citatory, Agricultural Research — Integrated Sciences. She conducted a research project in which she competed at the state and national Agriscience fair. Her research topic was “Public Education — Topic Agriculture.” Her application placed first in the district and will be forwarded to state evaluations. Bartel placed in the top five in the district in the area of Poultry Production. She purchased chicks, raised and cared for them and then sold chicken meat to family and friends. She developed a marketing program and learned to efficiently feed 500 market broilers. Her application was forwarded to state for further evaluations. Johnson applied in the area of Sheep Production. She owns 13 Dorset ewes in which she breeds to sell

Brockle market lambs to fellow 4-H and FFA members. She had a lambing percentage of 150 percent and learned to properly care for lambs and their mothers after birth. She placed first in the district and her application will be forwarded to state for additional evaluations. McKinney secured job placement at Petco in Troy where she worked 560 hours in the pet care industry. She assisted customers and helped keep the store organized and clean. She placed in top two in the district in area of Small Animal Care and Production Proficiency. Her application will be forwarded to state for additional evaluation. Lauren Williams applied in the area of Vegetable Production for her basil and tomato garden. She marketed her produce at the Tipp City Farmer’s Market and to family and friends. Williams learned to care for her plants and create an eye-appealing display for marketing. She placed in the top two in the district and will have her proficiency reviewed at state. All award and degree applications are being sent to the State FFA Evaluation March 1-2 at the Ohio FFA Center in Columbus. At that time, the applications will again be reviewed and final selections made on the recipients. The top four in the state will be interviewed, judged and recognized at the state FFA convention in May. Ohio’s winner will be forwarded to national evaluations in July.


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WESLEY R. LEIGHTON TIPP CITY — Wesley R. Leighton, 84, of Tipp City, Ohio, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, Ohio. He was born July 15, 1927, in Falmouth, Maine, to Edward and Ethel (Peterson) Leighton. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved of 48 years, Margaret M. (Coyne) Leighton; and a grandson, Michael L. Rosenberg. He is survived by his children, Deborah (Glenn) Rosenberg of Nashua, N.H., Thomas Leighton of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., Kathleen (Carl) DuDevoir of Nashua, N.H., and Susan (Don) Clark of Davenport, Fla.; a brother, Forrest “Red” (Dorcas) Leighton; a brother-in-law, Thomas Coyne; grandchildren, Stephen Rosenberg, Kevin Rosenberg, Jennifer DuDevoir, Evan DuDevoir, Cairreann Leighton, Deirdre Leighton, Jim (Angie) Clark, Tammy (Clark) Snapp, Matt Clark, Stephen Clark, Christopher Clark and Bradley Clark; great-granddaughter, Erica (Dan) Clark Longman; and several nieces and nephews. Wesley was born on a family farm, which is now a historical site, in the town of Falmouth, Maine. He was also a high school varsity athlete in multiple sports. Wesley served in the Marine Corps from 1945-1949 as a Sergeant in the VMFB-533 and was stationed in North

Carolina, China and Hawaii. A 1952 graduate of Boston University, he worked for TWA as an aircraft mechanic for 40 years. He had been a very loyal and faithful member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 586, a member of the VFW Post No. 4615, and the Tipp City Jaycees. Wesley participated in Tipp City’s Senior, Inc. and was a very passionate and dedicated volunteer at the Needy Basket. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends. A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 753 S. Hyatt St., Tipp City, with Father R. Marc Sherlock serving as celebrant. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, will include a prayer service at 5 p.m., at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371. Online condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Wesley to the Needy Basket, Box 118, Tipp City, OH 45371.

FUNERAL DIRECTORY • Mary L. LeVan TROY — Mary L. LeVan, 59, of Troy, passed away at 11:30 A.M. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Dayton. Arrangements are entrusted to FisherCheney Funeral Home, Troy.

• Louise Sebo Black TROY — Louise Sebo Black, 89, of Troy, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home in Piqua. Arrangements are entrusted to FisherCheney Funeral Home, Troy.

SCHOOL MENUS french fries, diced peaches and milk. Friday — (elementary) Turkey wrap, Fritos, diced pears and milk (high school) build your own wrap and milk. • PIQUA CITY SCHOOLS Tuesday — Grilled cheese, tomato soup, Goldfish crackers, tater tots, fresh fruit and milk. and milk. Wednesday — General Tos’s chicken, fried rice, corn, mandarin oranges, fortune cookie and milk. Thursday — Cheese omelet, hash browns, fruit juice, applesauce, cinnamon roll and milk. Friday — No school. • PIQUA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Tuesday — Lovable lasagna Be Mine Broccoli, Texas toast, Sweetheart Strawberries and milk. Wednesday —Chicken strips, green beans, butter bread, choice of fruit and milk. Thursday — Enchiladas, corn, choice of fruit, graham crackers and milk. Friday — Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, choice of fruit and milk. • ST. PATRICK Tuesday — Pizza, peas, strawberries, strawberry cheesecake, milk. Wednesday — French toast, sausage, hash browns, pears, milk. Thursday — Hot dog/coney dog, baked beans, potato chips, apple slices, milk. Friday — Chicken sandwich, scalloped potatoes, mixed fruit, milk. • TROY CITY SCHOOLS Tuesday — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, dinner roll, fruit, milk. Wednesday — Beef Rib-BQ on a bun, green beans, sherbet cup, milk. Thursday — Hamburger on a bun, potato smiles, fruit, milk. Friday — Chicken tenders, corn bread, California vegetable medley, fruit, milk. • TIPP CITY HIGH SCHOOL Tuesday — Soft taco or walking taco, lettuce, tomato, choice of fruit, rice pilaf, milk. Wednesday — Pizza, steamed green beans, choice of fruit, milk. Thursday — Chili soup or cheeseburger on a bun, baked potato, choice of fruit, milk. Friday — No school. • UPPER VALLEY CAREER CENTER Tuesday — Spaghetti or veggie lasagna, spinach salad, assorted fruit and milk. Wednesday — Pizza or quesadilla, glazed carrots, assorted fruit and milk. Thursday — Soft taco or chicken fajita, black beans and brown rice, assorted fruit and milk. Friday — General Tso’s chicken or popcorn chicken, fried or sweet brown rice, oriental veggies, assorted fruit and milk.


In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, Whitney Houston performs at the 37th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles.

Friends, fellow artists react to Houston’s death LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Clive Davis’ glittery pre-Grammy showcase was winding down after a number of electric performances when the grandest name of all, Whitney Houston, walked on stage to close the evening with what promised to be a show-stopping tribute to her famous cousin, Dionne Warwick. Instead, what transpired was yet another troubling display of erratic behavior from the superstar, and a foreshadowing perhaps of what was to come. Though she looked spectacular, her once-stunning voice sounded frayed and hoarse. She didn’t seem to follow the rehearsed plan and looked out of sorts at times. Even when Davis, her longtime mentor and producer, announced that the show was over, Houston appeared to try to get back on the microphone, only to be stopped by Davis with the joke: “I found you when you were 19; I’m still your boss!” On Saturday, Houston was once again the focus of Davis’ annual party, but her presence was a posthumous one. Pop

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music’s former queen, until her majestic voice was ravaged by drug use and her regal image was tarnished by erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died on the eve of the Grammy Awards she once reigned over. She was 48. Houston was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon in her room on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills police Lt. Mark Rosen said. “There were no obvious signs of any criminal intent,” he said. The cause of death was unknown, said Houston’s publicist, Kristen Foster. As news of Houston’s death spread, reactions began to pour in from around the world: • “I am devastated by the loss of Whitney. We have lost a true angel. My prayers, my heart goes out to her family. We have lost an extraordinary voice to the world.” — singer Lionel Richie. • “This is a sad day today, all I want to talk about is her music. She was the most beautiful woman I think I ever saw …. Thank you for giving us your talent, and one of the

most beautiful voices I’ve ever heard.” — Elton John, from the stage at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, before dedicating the song “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” to Houston. • “Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed.” — Dolly Parton, who wrote the original version of “I Will Always Love you,” which Houston later sang for the film “The Bodyguard.” • “She had everything, beauty, a magnificent voice. How sad her gifts could not bring her the same happiness they brought us.” — Barbra Streisand. • “She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth.” — Mariah Carey. • “Whitney Houston was the greatest singer I’ve ever heard and she will be truly missed.” — Tony Bennett in a post on Twitter


• BETHEL Tuesday — Chicken noodle soup, uncrustable, carrots, choice of fruit; high school only - pizza. Wednesday — Sloppy Joe, green beans, choice of fruit, milk. Thursday — Tacos on flour tortilla with cheese and lettuce, rice, corn, choice of fruit, milk. Friday — Pizza, broccoli, fruit, milk. • BRADFORD SCHOOLS Tuesday — French toast or peanut butter and jelly, sausage patty, hash browns, assorted fruit juice and milk. Wednesday — Pizza slice or peanut butter and jelly, corn, fresh fruit, graham cracker, cookies and milk. Thursday — Fiesta stick with cheese or chef salad, egg and cheese omelet, hash browns, assorted fruit juice and milk. Friday — No school. • COVINGTON SCHOOLS Tuesday — Pepperoni or taco pizza, garden salad, pineapple and milk. Wednesday — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed fruit, dinner roll and milk. Thursday — Chicken tenders, broccoli with cheese, assorted fruit and milk. Friday — No school. • MIAMI EAST SCHOOLS Tuesday — Hamburger, corn, cheese slice, Jell-O and milk. Wednesday — Taco salad, chips, Cinnamon Crunch Bar and milk. Thursday — Homemade vegetable soup, crackers, cheese stix, peanut butter sandwich, pineapple and milk. Friday — Pepperoni pizza, potato stix, apple, cookie and milk. • MILTON-UNION ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS Tuesday — Heart shaped chicken nuggets with sauce, roll, mashed potatoes with gravy, fruit, milk. Wednesday — Middle school-Pizza sticks; elementary school-cheese pizza, green beans, fruit, milk. Thursday — Rockin’ cheeseburger on a bun with pickles, french fries, fruit, milk. Friday — Homestyle popcorn chicken, butter bread, corn, fruit, milk. • MILTON-UNION HIGH SCHOOL Tuesday — Chicken fryz, roll, broccoli, fruit, milk. Wednesday — Rockin’ cheeseburger, french fries, fruit, milk. Thursday — Spaghetti with meat sauce, breadstick, salad, fruit, milk. Friday — Pizza sticks, green beans, mixed fruit, milk. • NEWTON SCHOOLS Tuesday — Dinosaur nuggets, green beans, white cake with strawberries and milk. Wednesday — Cook’s choice and milk. Thursday — Chicken patty sandwich,

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Shining Path’s Artemio had been injured in earlier battle LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian troops captured on Sunday the wounded leader of a remnant of the once-powerful Shining Path rebel group, effectively dismantling a wellarmed outlaw band that lived off the cocaine trade, President Ollanta Humala said. Humala, a former army lieutenant colonel, flew to the remote coca-growing Upper Huallaga Valley of central Peru to congratulate the police and soldiers who had snared the 50year-old rebel, Comrade Artemio, and two of his confederates. Artemio, whose given name is Florindo “Juan” Flores, was later flown to Lima where doctors at a police hospital were removing two bullets from his stomach, said Raul Sanchez, spokesman for the chief prosecutor’s office. Artemio also had shrapnel wounds in both hands, he said. From a distance, journalists saw Artemio raise his right arm and shout something indiscernible as he was wheeled on a gurney from the a plane after arriving in Lima. “Mission accomplished,” Humala told state TV earlier from the police counter-

narcotics base where Artemio was taken. He said that with the capture of Artemio and several of his top lieutenants in recent weeks the Upper Huallaga had been pacified, making agribusiness, cattle ranching and tourism now possible. Analysts consider Artemio’s capture a crippling blow to a roughly 150-strong band that represented about half of what remains of the Shining Path, which killed thousands during the 1980s and 1990s. He was apprehended three days after being wounded under circumstances neither Humala nor other officials explained. The other remaining Shining Path faction, also involved in the drug trade, is centered further south in the valley of the Apurimac and Ene rivers. Humala said security forces would now focus efforts on fighting that group, which was blamed for an attack on a remote police station last Monday in which two police officers were wounded. Humala expressed pride at announcing the capture of the guerrilla who was the Shining Path’s regional


One of the Shining Path’s top leaders, Comrade Artemio, whose given name is Florindo “Juan” Flores, is carried on a stretcher upon his arrival to a police base in Lima, Peru, Sunday. chief in the early 1990s when Humala commanded a local army garrison. The Shining Path largely collapsed after the 1992 capture of its leader, Abimael Guzman, who is serving a life term for waging a brutal war that slaughtered peasants and city-dwellers alike. Humala said security forces had been “closely following” Artemio in recent weeks and had acted at an opportune moment when civilians wouldn’t be in harm’s way. Defense Minister Alberto Otarola said Friday that Artemio was wounded in combat with government forces early Thursday in the village of Puerto Pizana. But local journalists have reported that at least one of his own men may have turned on him. The mayor of the La Polvora district encompassing the village, Nanci Zamora, told The

Associated Press that Artemio was brought before dawn Thursday to an emergency medical technician in the nearby town of Santa Rosa de Mishoyo. She said that after he was treated subordinates took him down the Mishoyo river, a tributary of the Huallaga. It was not immediately clear how troops located him. The United States had offered a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest. Such rewards have proven highly effective in neighboring Colombia in persuading some rebels to turn against their leaders. Today’s Shining Path is a tiny vestige of the movement that in its 1980s heyday controlled large swaths of the Peruvian countryside. In December, Artemio told visiting journalists that his cause was lost and

he was seeking a truce with the government. The self-described Marxist said he wrote Humala twice but received no response. Previous Peruvian governments had also refused to negotiate a truce, he said. Artemio said the only way to change the capitalist system was through a socialist government, “but at this moment that is not possible.” Peru is the world’s No. 2 producer after Colombia of coca, the basis for cocaine, although the U.S. Drug E n f o r c e m e n t Administration says it has now surpassed its Andean neighbor in potential cocaine production. DEA officials say that’s because comparatively little coca crop eradication occurs in Peru, where plantations tend to be more mature and higher-yieldling.

Venezuela’s opposition chooses challenger Capriles had been the front-runner in pre-election polls among five contenders. The 39-year-old governor of Miranda state has attracted a large following as a charismatic, youthful alternative to Chavez. “He’s going to be the candidate who can get us out of this giant hole we’re stuck in,” said Carmen Gloria Padilla, a 66-year-old telephone company employee who voted for him. Hundreds of supporters celebrated the win outside Capriles’ campaign headquarters, holding small flags emblazoned with the slogan “There is a way.” Some revelers stood on cars to get a view.Some of Capriles’ supporters said they think he has a good chance of winning over Venezuelans who otherwise

might lean pro-Chavez because he has taken a largely non-confrontational approach while promising solutions to problems including 26-percent inflation and one of the highest murder rates in Latin America. Diego Prada, a 23-yearold marketing manager, said he thinks Capriles’ inclusive approach offers a much better shot against Chavez than other competitors who have taken a hard line against the president. “People are tired of so much confrontation,” Prada said. As for Capriles, he said, “he has a message of unity.” The once-divided opposition has gained popularity in recent years, and the race could end up being the toughest re-election bid of


Henrique Capriles, the front-runner among five opposition presidential contenders, holds up his ballot before casting it at a polling station in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday. Chavez’s career. The lefist president easily won re-election with 63 percent of the vote in 2006, but since then his popularity has declined, in part due to ills including crime and economic troubles. Chavez’s approval ratings have topped 50 percent in recent polls, and his struggle last year with cancer doesn’t appear to have hurt his popularity. The 57-year-old president says he’s cancer-free after undergoing surgery and chemotherapy last year, and has been energetic in his hours-long television appearances, apparently trying to show he can still keep up with a younger challenger. Chavez remains a hero to many of his supporters and maintains a visceral connection to a significant segment of the poor in Venezuela. He also will use the full powers of his government and a bonanza of public spending to try to ensure a victory in the

Oct. 7 election. Chavez has already kicked his campaign machinery into gear. He has increased government spending by launching new social programs that offer cash benefits for the poor and invested heavily in new railways, public housing and cable car systems in Venezuela’s sprawling hillside slums. As the election nears, he will inaugurate other big-ticket projects that grab attention, including the planned launch of Venezuela’s second Chinesemade satellite shortly before the October vote. But Chavez has warned voters that if they don’t reelect him, his social programs called “missions” would vanish. That threat, though disputed by Capriles, could have an influence on some in the run-up to the vote. For the opposition, the primary showed its ability to mobilize voters, a key asset in its efforts to compete with Chavez. Lines formed on Sunday at polling stations in some poor neighborhoods that have traditionally been pro-Chavez strongholds. “I decided to come to vote to express my complete unhappiness. In these 12 years, the country has gone downhill,” said Ruben Rodriguez, a 59-year-old construction worker who was waiting in line to vote. In order to compete, Capriles probably will need to win over voters who leaned pro-Chavez in the past, who have grown disillusioned with the government and who don’t strongly identify with either side.

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — State governor Henrique Capriles handily won a primary vote Sunday to become the single candidate who will challenge Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, launching a race to try to dislodge a leader who after 13 years in power still has a loyal following. Opposition election chief Teresa Albanes announced the preliminary results, saying that Capriles won about 62 percent of the vote, beating Zulia state Gov. Pablo Perez by a margin of more than 30 percentage points. Chavez’s opponents lined up to vote in many areas, surpassing most expectations with a turnout of about 2.9 million ballots cast out of Venezuela’s 18 million registered voters.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader has called for the ouster of Syria’s “pernicious, cancerous regime,” raising fears that Islamic extremists will try to exploit an uprising against President Bashar Assad that began with peaceful calls for democratic change but is morphing into a bloody, armed insurgency. The regime has long blamed terrorists for the 11-month-old revolt, and al-Qaida’s endorsement creates new difficulties for the U.S., its Western allies and Arab states trying to figure out a way to help force Assad from power. On Sunday, the 22nation Arab League called for the U.N. Security Council to create a joint peacekeeping force for Syria, but Damascus rejected it immediately. In an eight-minute video message released late Saturday, al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri called on Muslims to support Syrian rebels. “Wounded Syria is still bleeding day after day, and the butcher (Bashar Assad) isn’t deterred and doesn’t stop,” said al-Zawahri, who took over al-Qaida after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces last May. “However, the resistance of our people in Syria is escalating and growing despite all the pains, sacrifices and blood.” The United Nations estimates more than 5,400 people have been killed in Syria since the uprising began in March. But that figure is from January, when the U.N. stopped counting because the chaos in the country has made it all but impossible to check the figures.

Santorum plans aggressive strategy PORTLAND, Maine — A day after Mitt Romney regained some momentum in the Republican presidential contest, his rival Rick Santorum went on the attack, calling the frontrunner “desperate” while promising to compete aggressively to win the state where Romney grew up. Santorum said Sunday he could do “exceptionally well” in Michigan, where Romney’s father served as governor. The Midwestern state and Arizona host Republican presidential nominating contests on Feb. 28. “We’re going to spend a lot of time in Michigan and Arizona, and those are up next. And that’s where we’ve really been focusing on,” Santorum told ABC’s “This Week.” He suggested that a strong showing in those contests would make the presidential contest “a two-man race,” dismissing current rivals Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. Santorum shrugged off his third-place finish Saturday in caucuses in Maine, where he didn’t actively compete, as well as his second-place finish in a straw poll of conservative activists. Romney has been painting Santorum as a long-time Washington insider who pursued home-state projects. Santorum on Sunday described Romney’s recent criticism as “desperate.”





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Dear Annie: "Ron" and I have been living together for more than a year. I love him and believe he loves me. We are both in our 60s and retired. Ron is good to me in all but one way: He can't seem to cut off contact with his old girlfriend. He was still with this woman when we met, although he was the one who broke it off. He hadn't heard from her in months, and then she called him on his birthday. That started it. I told Ron I wouldn't share him and don't believe it is good for our relationship if he keeps in touch with her. I admit I went a little nuts at first, and it affected our relationship. While I was out of town with my sisters, he made plans to see her, although I don't know whether he actually did. This betrayal caused me to have a mental breakdown, and I ended up in the hospital for a week and had therapy for another two. After that, Ron told me he loves me and wants us to spend the rest of our lives together. I thought we were happy. Now I find that he is still in touch with this other woman. So far, it is only via Facebook, but I am afraid a personal meeting is only a matter of time. I can't understand why he doesn't see how much this hurts. It shows a total lack of respect for me and our relationship. I want to trust him, but it's hard when he lies. Any thoughts? — Expecting To Be Two-Timed Dear Expecting: You have two problems: The first is that Ron is undermining your relationship by staying in contact with this woman. The second is that you allow that contact to push all your buttons into hyperdrive. Not all communication between exes is threatening, but Ron seems determined to keep in touch with his, and this is not a good sign. Talk to Ron as calmly as possible, and explain how hurtful and disturbing it is to you when he goes behind your back to contact his ex. Ask why he feels the need to do this. If the answer doesn't resolve the problem for you, we don't know whether the relationship can be saved. Dear Annie: We have boxes of memorabilia associated with each of our several children who are now in their 40s and 50s. Most of it is good report cards, honors and achievements, cute drawings they made, etc. However, some of it is not so good. We also kept the disappointing report cards, unfavorable teacher comments, letters and other documents that recall failures, problems and disappointments, etc. We don't know what to do with all this stuff. Should we give each child their own things as is? Should we pass along only the good things? Should we toss all of it out? My husband favors giving them only the good stuff, but I would not have wanted my parents to make those decisions for me. What do you say? — Undecided Mom Dear Undecided: It's sweet that you still want to protect your children from their childhood flaws, but they are not fragile little flowers. They can handle disappointing report cards and failing notices from teachers. They've already lived through it. We vote to give them everything and let them decide what to keep. Dear Annie: I, too, am a "Worried Driver." A few years ago, I purchased 100 bumper stickers on the Internet that say "Hang Up and Drive." We put one on our car, and my daughter and I have been handing them out to anyone who sees it and shares the sentiment. I have about 20 left, and when they are gone, I will buy more. I am very passionate about this subject, but I would not risk my life to make a hand signal to a perpetrator. Most people who text or talk while driving think their business is more important than anyone's safety. But if they can read, they get the message. — Sandra in Fort Myers Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.








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HOW TO PLAY: Complete the grid so that every row, column and 3x3 box contains every digit from 1 to 9 inclusively. Find answers to today’s puzzle in tomorrow’s Troy Daily News. SATURDAY’S SOLUTION:


Explosive soda made an unfortunate mess Dear Heloise: Years ago, I had a sticky mess on my pantry floor and discovered that a soda can had burst. After cleaning it up, I placed the 12-pack boxes in a plastic container to contain the liquid if they exploded again. I have a sticky mess again! A few of the sodas don’t have an expiration date, only a code. I have searched online, but can find no information on storage times for these. Any ideas? — Cindi in Texas Wow! This is a sticky situation! Guess what? Sodas have different storage times, depending on content. Most cans and bottles have a “best by” date

Hints from Heloise Columnist located somewhere on them, usually the bottom. Others probably have a production code. In those cases, you can call the manufacturer to find out the info. The soda doesn’t really expire or spoil. The “best by” date just means that the flavor is at its best by that date. Soda

can lose carbonation. Diet drinks have a shorter storage life because the artificial sweeteners in them break down quicker. Hint: Do a taste test — you’ll know if the soda is flat! — Heloise FAST FACTS Dear Readers: How to use packaged boxes of cheese as drawer organizers: • Desk drawer: Store pens and pencils. • Bathroom: Store small hair barrettes or bobby pins. • Kitchen drawer: Use for corncob holders and wineglass charms. • Child’s room: Use for small toy accessories (let the child

decorate the boxes). • Garage drawer: Store screws, nails and bolts. — Heloise MAIL CALL Dear Heloise: I send in numerous donations by mail. As a result, I get even more requests for donations, so many that I couldn’t possibly respond to all. I have learned, however, not to just toss the requests without opening them, because some charities are now putting stamps on their return envelopes. I cover their addresses and the bar codes on the envelopes with labels and use them for other mailings. — Linda H., Omaha, Neb.



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HOROSCOPE Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 Past experiences, both bitter and sweet, will aid you more than you ever imagined in the year ahead. Even though some of the lessons may have been harsh, they now will prove to be of immense help to you in handling some ticklish problems. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Go out of your way to find some time to be with an old friend, because it’ll give you a lift in a big way. Seeing him or her will be just what you need. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Successful end results can be achieved through persistence and tenacity. Any early setbacks that you might experience can be transformed into victories. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Regardless of what you’re working on, even if it is something new, results should be pleasant and copious. If you should need some advice along the line, it will be there. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — It may have taken more time than it should have, but that acknowledgement and compensation you deserve for something that had to be done the hard way will finally be there. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Because you won’t be intimidated or taken for granted, you’ll manage to be practical about how you handle things. Seeing your job for what it is will really be a big help to you. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — If you’re in need of someone to confide in, be sure to seek out a practically minded recipient whom you can open up to without fear of reprisal. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Because you’re willing to be cooperative and to make some hard concessions, you’ll set the example for those you’re dealing with. They’ll follow whatever script you write. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — A singleness of purpose and total dedication to your objectives will be the reason for your success. You’re likely to accomplish things that others find impossible to do. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — You’re not likely to feel comfortable or effective when around individuals whose philosophy or standards don’t match yours. When you have parity in your party, anything is possible. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — A longstanding personal matter that has been hanging around your neck for far too long may finally be put to rest. It’ll be concluded in your favor, but with a big lesson attached. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Go ahead and ask for that muchneeded advice, but be prepared to receive some bittersweet counsel. Heed it, because the medicine will make you well. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Although there won’t be any free rides offered, that doesn’t mean your powers of acquisition will be totally impotent. Hard work is your ticket to success. COPYRIGHT 2012 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.













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Cleveland 34° | 18°

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NATIONAL CITIES Temperatures indicate Sunday’s high and overnight low to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Hi Lo Prc Otlk Albany,N.Y. 23 09 Snow Albuquerque 41 26 PCldy Anchorage 40 28 Cldy Atlanta 40 20 PCldy Atlantic City 32 19 .12 Clr Austin 44 29 .01 Rain Baltimore 32 22 Clr Birmingham 42 20 Cldy 49 37 Cldy Boise Boston 29 16 PCldy Buffalo 25 10 .01 Clr Charleston,S.C. 48 25 Clr Charleston,W.Va. 31 16 Clr Charlotte,N.C. 43 19 Clr Chicago 35 16 Snow Cincinnati 35 13 Cldy Cleveland 26 17 .06 Clr Columbia,S.C. 47 26 Clr Columbus,Ohio 28 15 .04PCldy Concord,N.H. 21 09 Cldy Dallas-Ft Worth 42 27 Rain Dayton 31 12 PCldy Denver 20 05 PCldy Des Moines 28 06 Snow Detroit 32 17 Clr Greensboro,N.C. 41 19 Clr


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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Monday, Feb. 13, the 44th day of 2012. There are 322 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 13, 1861, Abraham Lincoln was officially declared winner of the 1860 presidential election as electors cast their ballots. On this date: • In 1542, the fifth wife of England’s King Henry VIII, Catherine Howard, was executed for adultery. • In 1920, the League of Nations recognized the perpetual neutrality of Switzerland.

• In 1935, a jury in Flemington, N.J. found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap-slaying of the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. (Hauptmann was later executed.) • In 1945, during World War II, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. The Soviets captured Budapest, Hungary, from the Germans. • In 1980, the 13th Winter Olympics opened in Lake Placid, N.Y. • In 1991, during Operation Desert Storm, allied warplanes destroyed an underground shelter in

Baghdad that had been identified as a military command center; Iraqi officials said 500 civilians were killed. • Today’s Birthdays: Former test pilot Charles E. “Chuck”Yeager is 89. Actress Kim Novak is 79. Actor George Segal is 78. Actress Carol Lynley is 70. Singer-musician Peter Tork (The Monkees) is 70. Actress Stockard Channing is 68. Talk show host Jerry Springer is 68. Singer Peter Gabriel is 62. Actor David Naughton is 61. Singer Henry Rollins is 51. Actor Neal McDonough is 46. Actress Mena Suvari is 33.

Foo Fighters, Adele win big at Grammys LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Foo Fighters captured five Grammys and Adele won four, including the song of the year trophy for “Rolling in the Deep,” at a Grammy ceremony that had the difficult task of celebrating music’s best while mourning the loss of one of their greatest, Whitney Houston. Houston’s death on the eve of the awards forced a delicate balance between the exuberance of the show’s winners and performances with the loss. Adele, who owned the year’s best-selling album with “21,” was triumphant in her first performance since vocal chord surgery forced the cancelation of a tour and months of vocal rest. As the world wondered whether her voice would still soar, she answered with her performance of her hit “Rolling in the Deep,” and received a rousing standing ovation from the crowd. The song also won her one of the night’s most prestigious awards, song of the year, as well as one for best pop vocal performance. “I can’t believe I’m getting emotional already,” she said after picking up the latter award. “And seeing as it’s a vocal performance, I need to thank my doctors, I suppose, who brought my voice back.” The night’s other big winners, the Foo Fighters, noted that they made their album “Wasting Light” in a garage declared. “To me this award means a lot because it shows that the human element of making music is what’s most important. Singing


Adele performs during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. into a microphone, learning to play an instrument and learning to do your craft, that’s the most important thing for people to do,” he said as the band accepted their best rock performance trophy for “Walk.” ”It’s not about being perfect. It’s not about sounding absolutely correct. It’s not about what goes on in a computer. It’s about what goes on in here (your heart) and what goes on here (your head). … Long live rock ‘n’ roll!” Among the evening’s performances was a dance-heavy number by Chris Brown, a performance by Paul McCartney and Bruce

Springsteen, who kicked off the show by performing his new song “We Take Care of Our Own,” a rousing song that references the troubles of the nation. But soon after the show opened, a somber LL Cool J, the show’s host, appeared in black, and told the audience: “There is no way around this. We’ve had a death in our family.” He then led the audience in prayer to “our fallen sister, Whitney Houston. “Heavenly father, we thank you for sharing our sister Whitney with us,” he said, as celebrities like Lady Gaga and

Miranda Lambert bowed their heads in prayer. “Though she is gone too soon, we remain truly blessed to have been touched by her beautiful spirit.” He introduced a clip of a glowing Houston singing one of her best-known songs, “I Will Always Love You.” LL Cool said afterward: “Whitney, we will always love you.” In his performance of “Runaway Baby,” Bruno Mars also mentioned the death: “Tonight we’re celebrating. Tonight we’re celebrating the beautiful Miss Whitney Houston.” A tribute to Houston featuring Jennifer Hudson was to take place during the main ceremony. Houston died on the eve of the Grammys at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was preparing to attend a pre-Grammy party. Before the death of one of pop music’s most important figures, the pre-Grammy buzz focused on whether Adele 2011’s top-selling artist and set to make her first public performance on the show since having vocal cord surgery would be the queen of the Grammys. Although Kanye West led all nominees with seven and Bruno Mars and the Foo Fighters tied Adele with six nominations, she was favored to sweep all of her categories. Still, while Houston’s death cast a shadow over the night’s winners, it did not obscure them. Among them was Chris Brown, who was performing on the stage for the first time since he dropped out of 2009’s broadcast;

his attack on Rihanna the night before led to both their absences, an assault charge for Brown and a career low. But 2011 marked an amazing comeback for Brown and he was rewarded with two planned performances during the show, the first time he and Rihanna performed at the same event since the attack (she sang solo and with Coldplay during the ceremony). Brown also won best R&B album: “First and foremost, I gotta thank God, and thank the Grammys for letting me get on this stage and do my thing,” he said “All my fans, I love you. We got one. Thank you.” The Grammys did their best to keep a tone that balanced the many moods of the night: The Foo Fighters performed in a tent outside the Staples Center, where the awards were being held, amid a throng of bouncing fans; but moments earlier, Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt paid tribute to Etta James, the legend who died last month. There was also a tribute to the recently reunited Beach Boys that featured Maroon 5, Foster the People and Mike Love, Al Jardine and Brian Wilson, the three remaining members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, all pitch-perfect as they brought the groups California rock sound and harmonies back to life. Glen Campbell, who announced his retirement last year after disclosing he had Alzheimer’s disease, also performed with The Band Perry and Blake Shelton.

‘The Artist’ named best picture at UK film awards LONDON (AP) — Silent movie “The Artist” had a night to shout about Sunday, winning seven prizes including best picture at the British Academy Film Awards. Britain’s equivalent of the Oscars rewarded the French homage to old Hollywood over a homegrown favorite, espionage thriller “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” “The Artist,” a black-and-white picture that has charmed audiences around the world since its Cannes debut in May, was named best film, and its rubber-

limbed star Jean Dujardin took the male acting prize. Its filmmaker, Michel Hazanavicius, won prizes for directing and his original screenplay. Dujardin said it was “incroyable” incredible to win a prize in the homeland of acting titan Laurence Olivier, William Webb Ellis the inventor of rugby “and Benny Hill.” Hazanavicius thanked presenter Brad Pitt for pronouncing his name correctly and academy voters for recognizing that his silent film even had a screenplay. “So many people thought there was

no script because there was no dialogue,” he said. Another homage to early cinema, Martin Scorsese’s Parisian fantasy “Hugo,” took prizes for sound and production design. John le Carre adaptation “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” went into the ceremony with 11 nominations compared to 12 for “The Artist,” but won just two prizes, for British film and for adapted screenplay. Writer Peter Straughan dedicated the screenplay award to his wife and co-

writer Bridget O’Connor, who died of cancer before the film was completed. “She wrote all the good bits and I made this coffee,” Straughan said. “So, Bridget I love you, I miss you. This is for you.” The British prizes, known as BAFTAs, are considered a strong indicator of likely success at Hollywood’s Academy Awards, to be held on Feb. 26. The trophies give more momentum to “The Artist,” which has already won three Golden Globes, and has 10 Oscar nominations.



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■ Bowling

• BASEBALL: The Troy High School Baseball Parents Boosters and coach Ty Welker will be holding an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria. Important information for the upcoming season will be discussed. • BASEBALL: Troy High School will host a baseball clinic for ages 9-14 from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The cost is $25 if registered by Wednesday or $30 for late registration. Download the signup form at or contact coach Ty Welker at • BASKETBALL: No Limit Sports is offering the No Limit Sports Spring Preview basketball tournament on March 9-11 for grades 3-9. The cost is $250 per team with a three-game guarantee. Visit or call (937) 335-0738 for more information. • HOCKEY: Registrations are now being taken for the Troy Recreation Department Introduction to Youth Hockey program. The three-week instructional program for those who have never played in an organized hockey program before is for the beginning hockey player ages 5-10. Dates are March 14, 21 and 28. Rental equipment is available through the Jr. Hockey Parents’ Association. Please contact the Recreation Department at (937) 339-5145 for more information, or register online now at • SOFTBALL: Registrations are now being taken for the Troy Recreation Department Girls Youth Softball program. This program is for girls currently in grades 1–8. You may register online at: ms.html. Please contact the recreation department at (937) 339-5145 for more information. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at

Troy boys win GWOC bowling crown Staff Reports


The Troy boys bowling team accomplished something Sunday at Poelking South Lanes that eluded it last year even in the midst of a state championship season — a Greater Western Ohio Conference championship. Troy came into the GWOC tournament tied with Fairmont for the lead in the point system used by the conference, but steadily pulled away from the Firebirds as the day progressed and then outdueled Butler down the stretch to claim the tournament

championship, as well as the overall GWOC crown. The boys used the same blueprint the Trojan girls did a day earlier — building an early lead, creating some separation at the top of the leaderboard heading into baker play, and then bowling solid during the 10 games of baker to cement their place atop the 18-team field. Troy began the day with a 1,073 team game to establish a 48-pin lead over Fairmont — the team Troy needed to keep an eye on as the day

progressed. The Trojans followed with a 1,090 to open a 229-pin edge over Fairmont as the Firebirds rolled a subpar 909. Troy finished the team games with a 1,043, while Faimont roared back with a 1,093 to cut Troy’s advantage to 179 pins. But that was as close as the Firebirds would get the rest of the day. It was Butler that gave the Trojans a run for the lead during baker play. The Aviators started baker play in second place, 56 pins behind the Trojans. After the first four baker games, Butler caught and passed Troy to put

Trojans to play Aviators Vikings, Bees, Buccs all in same bracket BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor Even after drawing the fifth seed, Troy still got to pick third. The Trojans — who got the No. 3 seed last season to start their district tournament run — were seeded fifth in this year’s Division I Sectional tournament, but after Northmont and Centerville, the third and fourth seeds, passed, Troy still got to go up on the board third. STAFF FILE PHOTO/JIM HOUSER

The Milton-Union and Waynesville teams stand on the court for the National Anthem during Tuesday night’s contest in West Milton.

TUESDAY Boys Basketball Madison at Milton-Union (7:15 p.m.) Miami Valley at Troy Christian (7:30 p.m.) Springboro at Piqua (7:30 p.m.) Lehman at Tri Village (7:30 p.m.) Girls Basketball Division III Tippecanoe Sectional Miami East vs. Arcanum (7:30 p.m.) WEDNESDAY Girls Basketball Division I Lebanon Sectional Piqua vs. Tecumseh (6 p.m.) Division II Xenia Sectional Tippecanoe vs. Northeastern (7:30 p.m.) THURSDAY No events scheduled

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the Trojans down by 29 pins. But Troy rattled off games of 253226-268 in the next three baker games to not only reclaim the lead, but push the advantage to 99 pins over the Aviators. Butler was unable to get closer than 77 pins after that as Troy closed out the tournament with baker games of 212-212-190. A.J. Bigelow led the Troy with games of 214-266-234 (714). Jared Sierra finished with a 663 series with games of 246-202215. Those scores were good

Bitter-sweet moment Milton-Union to play final game in gym Tuesday BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor For Andy Grudich, Tuesday night will be a family history night of sorts. After all, the Bulldogs’ coach has ties to the first game ever played in the Milton-Union High School gymnasium. So when he leads the MiltonUnion boys against Middletown Madison in the final varsity game to be played in the building – the team will move into the new high school next year – it will be the final chapter of Bulldog basketball written in the gym, it will also mean that history has finally come full circle. “My grandpa played in the first-ever game in the gym,” Grudich said. “He played here,

WEST MILTON my uncle played here, I played here in my playing days — plus I’ve been coaching basketball on and off for the last 20 years. So it’s a little bittersweet. “I’ve spent many a hot summer days and a cold winter nights in that building over the years. It’s kind of sad to see it close in that way.” The first game was played on Feb. 18, 1939, a game in which the Bulldog boys defeated West Carrollton 42-26. It was Ralph Stickel’s — Grudich’s grandfather – senior year, and even though the basketball court has seen many changes over the years, part of it still is in the building. The floorboards make up the floor of the stage and mezzanine. And Stickel’s legacy carried

on beyond that one game. “He was a huge basketball guy,” Grudich said. “He used to go to almost all of the games. He’d sit in the top row of the home side. He saw pretty much every game I played there.” The Bulldogs have struggled this season, going 5-13 and entering the game on a fourgame losing streak. Of those five wins, though, the team has made some lasting memories to take away from the last season in the gym. “Beating Tippecanoe here this year at home was good,” Grudich said. “We had a great crowd, it was a close game and we played well. Also, beating Dixie, which was 11-3 or 11-4 at the time when they played here. That was a big win for us.”

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MIAMI COUNTY “There were three brackets, and the top two teams went to two of the other ones,” Troy coach Tim Miller said. “That left a whole bracket open, and we wanted to get on there and see who would come our way.” That someone ended up being No. 12 Butler – which Troy has already defeated twice this season en route to an outright Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division championship. The Trojans will face the Aviators at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at Trotwood. “We’ve got Butler for a third time, so we’re going to try to make it work one last time,” Miller said. Should Troy win, it would have another rematch on its hands with the winner between either No. 6 Fairborn or No. 11 Tecumseh, with No. 3 Northmont as the probable sectional finalist from the other side of the bracket. No. 18 seed Piqua will face No. 2 Springboro in the first round at 6:30 p.m. Feb 24 at Centerville. If Indians win, they will

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Red Devils, Bulldogs find out opponents BY COLIN FOSTER Sports Writer

Mickelson wins at Pebble Beach Phil Mickelson rallied from six shots behind to win for the fourth time at Pebble Beach, a final round made even more memorable by the guy in a red shirt who was among the first to congratulate him Sunday on the 18th green. Turns out that Tiger Woods was just along for the ride. See Page 13.


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By landing No. 6 seed, Tippecanoe coach Matt Pond had a choice of where he wanted his team to go in the Division II sectional bracket. As a No. 10 seed, MiltonUnion coach Andy Grudich didn’t have much to say in where his team would end up. No. 1 overall seed Urbana (161) and No. 2 seed Trotwood (10-7) chose to go in the top half of the

MIAMI COUNTY Springfield bracket on Sunday, then Pond chose to take his Red Devils (8-11) to the bottom half. And No. 9 seed Ben Logan (811) — a team that Tipp beat by a count of 67-30 on Dec. 3, 2011 — soon followed, electing to take on the Red Devils in the first round of the Springfield sectional on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. “We played them up there and beat them earlier in the year,” Pond said. “Obviously, they have gotten a lot better since then —

both teams have. But I think our seed is as good as we could have hoped for. There weren’t a lot of decisions to be made — we got on the bracket and they chose us.” And four spots later, MiltonUnion landed a date with Urbana on Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. “We were down to Trotwood and Urbana,” Grudich said. “Those were the two spots we could take. We didn’t want to take a bye and wait four days to play, we decided to go ahead and play them early.” With Urbana and Trotwood in

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their side of the bracket, the Bulldogs have an uphill battle to reach district. Never-the-less, the preparation for tournament started for Grudich immediately following the draw. “I know a little about Urbana, but not a lot,” Grudich said. “I’ll get some more information and I’ll do my homework. Hopefully our kids will be ready to play.” On the opposite side, Tipp’s bracket features many familiar foes in No. 3 seeded Graham, No. 4 seed Shawnee, No. 5 seed

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Lin, Rubio revive teams, bolster NBA abroad MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One point guard has practically been a household name since he started playing professionally at 14, a lottery pick who has made the twoyear wait for his flashy passes well worth it. The other went undrafted out of Harvard and unwanted in his first two stops in the NBA before a desperate team and a desperate coach gave him the chance he needed on the game’s biggest stage. In their own different, yet equally dynamic ways, Ricky Rubio and Jeremy Lin have put their dormant franchises on their backs and given a jolt to the NBA’s long-standing mission of bringing the game to every

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Milton Union’s Ashleigh Bishop takes the opening tipoff in the girls last game in the gym Saturday against Arcanum in West Milton.

Milton ■ CONTINUED FROM 12 The girls team finished its time in the building with a 57-30 victory over Arcanum on Saturday, and the boys expect another big crowd for the finale Tuesday. “We’re looking forward to the new gym and facilities,” Grudich said. “Practice time is pretty limited with all of the teams that use that floor right now, so it’s going to make a world of difference for the program. Still, there’s a lot of great memories in that gym.” And Grudich gets to leave his mark on what his grandfather played a part in starting. “Especially with my grandpa playing in the firstever game here and with myself having the opportunity to be the head coach for the last game here, that’s very cool,” he said. “It’s a bittersweet thing.”

corner of the world. As the first Americanborn player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, Lin is re-opening doors in Asia that some feared to be closing in the wake of Yao Ming’s retirement. He’s led the New York Knicks to five straight victories and has become an instant fan favorite at Madison Square Garden after Golden State and Houston both sent him packing. Rubio is the Spanish sensation who has fans in Barcelona watching on Internet feeds in the wee hours of the morning. His infectious play has made him an instant rock star in the Twin Cities and has the Timberwolves gunning for

the playoffs for the first time since 2004. Together, they give the NBA two fresh young faces to trumpet to hoops-hungry hotbeds in Asia and Western Europe. “The world is changing,” Rubio said after his Wolves lost to Lin’s Knicks 100-98 on Saturday night. “It’s not only America, it’s not only Europe. The world is the world. It’s growing up. Everybody’s following the NBA and they love if they have some players from their cities.” Star players from overseas or with international appeal are nothing new to the NBA, which has marketed itself globally better than the other three major

American sports of football, baseball and hockey. Germany’s Dirk Nowitzki is a former MVP who won a title last year, Spain’s Pau and Marc Gasol are highprofile players and Yao helped shepherd the league into China. But as point guards, Lin and Rubio have the ball in their hands and control of the game at all times. And while their games, backgrounds and upbringings have been nearly polar opposites, the electricity they provide serves as a tie that binds. “Both fill up the stat sheet, both play extremely hard and both are just infectious not only in their play but their personality as

well,” Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love said. “People just seem to love both of them. “Ricky was kind of a fairy tale before he came over here and has really blossomed into a tremendous player and is only going to get better. But Lin, he really came out of nowhere.” Lin is the scorer, having poured in 109 points in his first four starts, including 38 in a victory over the Lakers on Friday night that pushed coverage of the Super Bowl champion Giants off the back pages of the Big Apple tabloids. That’s more than any player has had in his first four starts since the NBA-ABA merger, besting Allen Iverson, Michael

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rallied from six shots behind to win for the fourth time at Pebble Beach, a final round made even more memorable by the guy in a red shirt who was among the first to congratulate him Sunday on the 18th green. Turns out that Tiger Woods was just along for the ride. Mickelson closed with an 8-under 64, beating Woods by 11 shots in a onesided showdown at the Pebble Beach National ProAm. “I just feel very inspired when I play with him,” said Mickelson, who has posted the better score the past five times he has played alongside Woods in the final round. “I love playing with him, and he brings out some of my best golf. I hope that he continues to play better, and better, and I hope that he and I have a chance to play together more in the final rounds.” Woods, one shot out of the lead on the sixth hole after 54-hole leader Charlie Wi fell apart early, followed his first birdie of the final round with three straight bogeys, starting with a three-putt from 18 feet on the par-3 seventh. It never got much better from there. He finished a miserable day with another three-putt on the 18th for a 75, the only consolation coming from belief that he’s closer than ever to putting it all together. “I didn’t hit it as bad as

■ CONTINUED FROM 12 enough to place Bigelow and Sierra on the all-tournament team. Brad Johnson also topped the 600 mark with games of 235-191-196 (622). Andrew Spencer shot games of 261-204, Kyle Neves rolled 188-194, and Cameron Hughes rounded out the scoring with games of 190-170. Troy averaged 216.9 for the 10 game baker set. Sierra, Johnson and Bigelow were also recog-

Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal. “It’s been pretty surreal,” Lin said. “I’m just really trying to wake up every day and enjoy, soak it all in, but at the same time stay focused on what we’re doing, which is playing basketball games and trying to help the team win. Besides that, just really enjoying the whole experience.” He’s become an Internet sensation, increasing his Twitter followers from fewer than 10,000 to nearly 200,000 in the week since he’s taken over the starting job. More people have mentioned him on Twitter than LeBron James and his No. 17 Knicks jersey is the league’s top seller over the last eight days.

nized with first-team GWOC North honors while Neves, Spencer, and Hughes were recognized as GWOC North second team members. Jared Sierra was GWOC North bowler of the year, finishing GWOC conference play with a 227.6 average. Troy begins postseason play with the sectional tournament this week. The boys bowl on Wednesday and the girls on Friday at Woodman Lanes.

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Phil Mickelson hits out of the sand during the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday in Pebble Beach, Calif. the score indicated, but I putted awful,” Woods said. “As good as I felt on the greens yesterday, I felt bad today. Anything I tried to do wasn’t working. Consequently, I made a ton of mistakes on the green.” • Women’s Aust. Open MELBOURNE, Australia — Jessica Korda broke out her father’s trademark scissor-kick celebration Sunday when she won the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne for her first LPGA Tour

title. She decided against the cart wheels that her father, Petr, did when he won the 1998 Australian Open tennis title. Maybe she was still dizzy following a topsyturvy final day of the tournament. After losing the lead with a late bogey run, the 18-year-old American fought back to take the last spot in an improbable sixplayer playoff, then won with a 25-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole.

■ CONTINUED FROM 12 Bellefontaine and No. 7 seed Shawnee — all of whom the Red Devils have played this year. If Tipp wins its game against Ben Logan, it will have to get by Graham, who will be awaiting the winner with a firstround bye. The Red Devils lost to the Falcons on 57-54 on Jan. 24. “There’s a lot of good teams in our bracket and a lot of familiarity,” Pond said. “We lost to Graham in a close one. We’ve played KR, played Shawnee. So, I think anybody is capable of beating anybody in this bracket.” • Division IV - Piqua Jackson Center’s dream season continued on Sunday, as the Tigers — the No. 2 ranked team in Division IV at 19-0 — landed the No. 1 overall seed at the Division IV Piqua

Sectional. And waiting in the wings is No. 11 seed the Bradford Railroaders’ (316), which has a first-round bye and will await winner of the Jackson CenterMississinawa Valley game that will take place on Feb. 25. Bradford will take on the winner of that game on Feb. 29 at 6:30 pm. Lehman (10-8) landed a No. 3 seed with a record of 10-8. The Cavaliers are on a different side of the bracket then Bradford and Jackson, but Lehman’s bracket does feature tough competition in No. 2 seed Russia (12-6) and No. 4 seed Houston (9-10). The Cavaliers take on No. 10 Ansonia (6-12) on Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. for the right to play Houston in the second round. All games will take place at Garby Gymnasium in Piqua.

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Troy falls to Springboro, places 2nd in SWOHSHL tourney Staff Reports


After a huge win against Centerville on Saturday, the Troy Trojans fell short in the Southwestern Ohio High School Hockey League Championship game on Sunday, losing to Springboro 6-3 at

Cincinnati Gardens. Troy got out to an early 1-0 lead 13 seconds into the game, as Will Schober scored on an assist by Sean Clawson. But in the end, the Trojans couldn’t overcome the performance by

Springboro’s Austin Reynolds, who had five goals in the game. After the Schober goal, the Panthers rattled off four unswered goals, but the Trojans had multiple shots hit off the post and a goal negated after an inadvertent whistle by the referee

during that span. Clawson got another Troy goal before the second ended, making the score 4-2 at the end of two. That goal was assisted by Schober and Clay Terrill. “We were really off our game in the second,” Troy coach Larrell Walters said. “They were able to score a

good thing. “It’s a little different,” Covington coach Roger Craft said. “But this makes the transition a little easier preparationwise, at least for the first game.” No. 16 awaits the winner of the Vikings’ game in the second round, while the Bees or Buccaneers will face either No. 6 Greeneview — which Bethel knocked off last week — or No. 14 Madison. • Division IV With a 13-5 record, the Troy Christian Eagles earned themselves a No. 4 seed in the Division IV Troy Sectional — giving them a clear path to a sectional final matchup with an old Metro Buckeye Conference rival. The Eagles face No. 11 Cedarville to open the

tournament, with the winner taking on No. 8 Arcanum. Whichever team emerges from the top half of the bracket will likely face top-seeded Jefferson in the final. In order to reach the sectional final, Jefferson must first beat two teams with a combined three wins between them. The Broncos first have to get by No. 12 seed TriCounty North (2-17) on Feb. 24, then beat No. 13 seed Xenia Christian (117) on Feb. 28. In the other half of the sectional, Newton drew the No. 7 seed — but with the top four teams spreading out over the bracket, the Indians’ options were limited. Not wanting to take a bye, Newton will play No. 3 Springfield Catholic Central in the first round.

power play, which kind of took the wind right out of our sails. Despite that, I thought the score could have been 4-2 us. We had a goal waived off and a few shots go off the post. “But when you make a mistake in the championship game, that’s when

things go wrong.” Brandon Beaty scored Troy’s last goal on a Michael Walter assist. The Trojans resume play in the state tournament Sunday at 3 p.m. Troy plays the winner of the St. Xavier-Olentangy game at Columbus Ice House.

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to play close to home was one of the deciding factors. “We’ve still got two regular season games left. We’re going to focus on going undefeated in the Cross County Conference on Friday, then we’ll focus on finishing our first season in our new gym undefeated on Saturday. Then we’ll focus on Brookville.” Fifth-seeded Bethel also ended up with a familiar opponent — 15th-seeded Covington. “They definitely jumped on us,” Bethel coach Rick Hickman said. “There were a lot of tough decision to make today. The top 15 teams in this sectional are all really tough.” Covington, playing its first season in D-III, decided that more familiarity early would be a


■ CONTINUED FROM 12 play No. 19 seed Belmont on Feb. 28. • Division III All three of Miami County’s Division III representatives ended up staying close to home. With top-seeded Versailles going into the Tecumseh bracket, Miami East, Bethel and Covington all decided to play their games relatively close to home, going up on the board in the D-III Tippecanoe Sectional bracket. The second-seeded Vikings will face No. 19 Brookville in the first round at 6:30 p.m. Feb 24. “It wouldn’t have made a lot of sense to go in with the No. 1 seed, and being one of the higher seeds, we weren’t going to pass,” Miami East coach Allen Mack said. “Getting the opportunity



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TROTWOOD DIVISION I BOYS 20. Edgewood (1-17) 3. Northmont (13-6)

Wed. Feb. 29 6:30 p.m.

Sat. Feb 25 4:30 p.m.


Records in parentheses

Dayton 1

1. Beavercreek 3. Northmont 5. Troy 6. Fairborn

17. Lebanon (2-17) Sat., March 3, 6 p.m. UD

5. TROY (13-6) Sat. Feb. 25 6 p.m.

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Sat., March 10, 1 p.m. at UD Arena against the winner of Cincinnati 1 sectional

12. Butler (9-10) Wed. Feb. 29 8 p.m.

6. Fairborn (11-7) Sat. Feb. 25 7:30 p.m.


CENTERVILLE DIVISION I BOYS Records in parentheses

19. Belmont (4-15) 2. Springboro (14-4)

2. Springboro 4. Centerville 7. West Carrollton 15. Springfield

Tues. Feb. 28 6:30 p.m.

Fri. Feb 24 6:30 p.m.

18. Piqua (3-14) Sat. March 3 9 p.m. UD

7. West Carrollton (11-8) Sat. Feb 24 8 p.m.

15. Springfield (6-12) Tues. Feb. 28 8 p.m.

4. Centerville (9-9)


Dayton 3

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Sat., March 10, 7 p.m. at UD Arena against the winner of Cincinnati 3 sectional

Sat. Feb 25 7 p.m.

11. Tecumseh (13-5)

16. Sidney (3-15) 8. Xenia (11-7)

Dayton 2

9. Miamisburg (11-6)

Tues. Feb. 28 6:30 p.m.


Fri. Feb. 24 6:30 p.m.

10. Wayne (8-11)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Sat., March 10, 9 p.m. at UD Arena against the winner of Cincinnati 4 sectional

Sat., March 3, 7:30 p.m. UD

1. Beavercreek (14-4) 13. Fairmont (7-11)

Tues. Feb. 28 8 p.m.

Fri. Feb. 24 8 p.m.

Records in parentheses

Tippecanoe 16. Stivers (7-12)

Fri., Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.

19. Brookville (3-16)



12. Greenville (2-17)

1. Urbana 2. Trotwood 3. Graham 4. Spr. Shawnee

Tues., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.

1. Urbana (16-1) Fri., Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.

10. MILTON-UNION (5-13) 13. Indian Lake (1-16) 2. Trotwood (10-7)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Wed., March 7, 8:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Miamisburg Upper sectional

Fri., March 2, 6:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28, 8 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

11. Northwestern (4-13)

Winner advances to District Final, Thurs., March 8, at 7 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Turpin sectional

Fri., March 2, 9 p.m. at UD Arena

15. COVINGTON (9-9) Fri., Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

5. BETHEL (12-5) 6. Greeneview (13-5)

Wed., Feb. 29, 8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

14. Madison (8-10)


3. Waynesville (16-2)

11. Dayton Christian (12-6) Tues., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25, 5 p.m.

12. Preble Shawnee (10-8)

Winner advances to District Final, Thurs., March 8, at 8:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Western Brown sectional

Fri., March 2, 6 p.m. at UD Arena

4. Anna (14-5) Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.

3. Graham (11-7)

18. West Liberty-Sal. (6-13)

6. TIPPECANOE (8-11)

7. Fenwick (11-8)

Wed., Feb. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 28, 8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 3 p.m.

1. Versailles 2. Miami East 3. Waynesville 4. Anna

Wed., Feb. 29, 6:30 p.m.

2. MIAMI EAST (16-2)

14. Stebbins (10-8)


20. Triad (3-15)

9. Ben Logan (8-11)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Wed., March 7, 5:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Mason Lower sectional

Fri., March 2, 9 p.m.

5. Bellefontaine (11-7) Sat., Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m.

8. Greenon (9-10) 7. Kenton Ridge (6-13)

Tecumseh 17. Northridge (7-11) Tues., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.

21. National Trail (2-16) Sat., Feb. 25, 5 p.m.

1. Versailles (15-2) Wed., Feb. 29, 8 p.m.

8. TV South (12-7)

Sat., Feb. 25, 6 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.

4. Spr. Shawnee (12-5)

9. Carlisle (12-7) 10. Dixie (12-7)

TROY DIVISION IV BOYS Records in parentheses

13. Northeastern (9-10)

SEEDS 1. Jefferson 2. Tri-Village 3. Catholic Central 4. Troy Christian

4. TROY CHRISTIAN (13-5) Tues. Feb. 28 6:30 p.m. Fri. Feb. 24 (6:30 p.m.)

11. Cedarville (3-16)

Fri., March 2, 7 p.m.

13. Xenia Christian (1-17)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Fri., March 9, 5:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Oak Hills Lower sectional

Tues. Feb. 28 8 p.m.

Fri. Feb. 24 (8 p.m.)

Tues., Feb. 28, 8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

8. Arcanum (6-12)

1. Jefferson (15-4) 12. TC North (2-17)

PIQUA DIVISION IV BOYS Records in parentheses 4. Houston (9-10) 3. LEHMAN (10-8) Fri., Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.

10. Ansonia (6-12)

Fri., March 2, 7 p.m.

2. Russia (12-6) Tues., Feb. 28, 8 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

SEEDS 1. Jackson Center 2. Russia 3. Lehman 4. Houston

Tues., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.

9. Ft. Loramie (4-15)

9. Yellow Springs (5-12) 2. Tri-Village (15-3)

Winner advances to District Final, Thurs., March 8, at 5:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Monroe sectional

Fri., March 2, 7:30 p.m. at UD Arena

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Fri., March 9, 7 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Oak Hills Upper sectional

5. Botkins (8-10)

Wed. Feb. 29 6:30 p.m.

Sat. Feb. 25 (5:30 p.m.)

11. BRADFORD (3-16)

10. Emmanuel Chr. (4-14)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Fri., March 9, 8:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Piqua Lower sectional

Sat. March 3 7 p.m.

5. Franklin Monroe (12-7) Sat. Feb. 25 (7 p.m.)

6. Southeastern (11-8) 3. Catholic Central (13-4)

Wed. Feb. 29 8 p.m.

1. Jackson Center (19-0)

Wed., Feb. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 25, 6 p.m.

12. Miss. Valley (2-16)

Sat., March 3, 7 p.m.

8. Riverside (7-12) Wed., Feb. 29, 8 p.m.

6. Mechanicsburg (12-6)

Sat. Feb. 25 (8:30 p.m.)

Winner advances to Dayton District Final, Fri., March 9, 8:30 p.m. at UD Arena against winner of Troy Lower sectional

Sat., Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.

7. NEWTON (9-10)

7. Fairlawn (5-14)

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College Baseball Scores Sunday Carson-Newman 6, Davis & Elkins 5 Catawba 2, Shippensburg 1 Davenport vs. Union (Ky.), ppd., rain East Stroudsburg 8, St. Augustine’s 0 Georgetown (Ky.) 9, Martin Methodist 5 Hendrix 4, Freed-Hardeman 3 Maryville, Tenn. 11-4, Berea 10-2 Mount Olive 10, Wingate 8 Notre Dame College vs. Pikeville, ccd., rain Northwestern Ohio 7-5, Bethel (Tenn.) 2-6 Pfeiffer at Barton, ppd., weather Rhodes 2-7, Huntingdon 0-11 Shepherd vs. Tusculum, ccd. WVU Tech 10, Tenn. Wesleyan 9 William Woods 5, Christian Brothers 3 Young Harris 19, King (Tenn.) 8

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Pct GB W L 19 9 .679 — Philadelphia 15 12 .556 3½ Boston 13 15 .464 6 New York 9 20 .310 10½ Toronto New Jersey 8 21 .276 11½ Southeast Division Pct GB W L 21 7 .750 — Miami 18 10 .643 3 Atlanta 17 11 .607 4 Orlando 6 22 .214 15 Washington 3 24 .111 17½ Charlotte Central Division Pct GB W L 23 7 .767 — Chicago Indiana 17 10 .630 4½ 12 15 .444 9½ Milwaukee 10 16 .385 11 Cleveland Detroit 8 21 .276 14½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division Pct GB W L 19 9 .679 — San Antonio Dallas 17 11 .607 2 16 11 .593 2½ Houston 14 13 .519 4½ Memphis New Orleans 4 23 .148 14½ Northwest Division Pct GB W L Oklahoma City 21 6 .778 — 16 12 .571 5½ Denver Portland 15 13 .536 6½ 13 12 .520 7 Utah 13 15 .464 8½ Minnesota Pacific Division Pct GB W L L.A. Clippers 17 8 .680 — L.A. Lakers 16 12 .571 2½ 12 15 .444 6 Phoenix Golden State 9 14 .391 7 Sacramento 10 17 .370 8 Friday's Games Chicago 95, Charlotte 64 Toronto 86, Boston 74 Atlanta 89, Orlando 87, OT Miami 106, Washington 89 L.A. Clippers 78, Philadelphia 77 Milwaukee 113, Cleveland 112, OT Detroit 109, New Jersey 92 Portland 94, New Orleans 86 Dallas 104, Minnesota 97 Memphis 98, Indiana 92 New York 92, L.A. Lakers 85 Oklahoma City 101, Utah 87 Saturday's Games L.A. Clippers 111, Charlotte 86 Denver 113, Indiana 109 Philadelphia 99, Cleveland 84 New York 100, Minnesota 98 San Antonio 103, New Jersey 89 Dallas 97, Portland 94,2OT Orlando 99, Milwaukee 94 Phoenix 98, Sacramento 84 Sunday's Games L.A. Lakers 94, Toronto 92 Boston 95, Chicago 91 Washington 98, Detroit 77 Miami 107, Atlanta 87 Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m. Utah at Memphis, 9:30 p.m. Monday's Games Philadelphia at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Orlando, 7 p.m. Utah at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Tuesday's Games Miami at Indiana, 7 p.m. New York at Toronto, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Chicago, 8 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Houston at Memphis, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Denver, 9 p.m. Washington at Portland, 10 p.m. Atlanta at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. This Week's Top 25 Fared 1. Kentucky (25-1) beat No. 8 Florida 78-58; beat Vanderbilt 69-63. 2. Syracuse (25-1) beat No. 12 Georgetown 64-61, OT; beat UConn 85-67. 3. Ohio State (21-4) beat Purdue 8784; lost to No. 11 Michigan State 58-48. 4. Missouri (23-2) beat Oklahoma 71-68; beat No. 6 Baylor 72-57. 5. North Carolina (21-4) lost to No. 10 Duke 85-84; beat No. 19 Virginia 70-52. 6. Baylor (21-4) lost to No. 7 Kansas 68-54; lost to No. 4 Missouri 72-57. 7. Kansas (20-5) beat No. 6 Baylor 68-54; beat Oklahoma State 81-66. 8. Florida (19-6) lost to No. 1 Kentucky 78-58; lost to Tennessee 75-

70. 9. Murray State (24-1) lost to Tennessee State 72-68; beat Austin Peay 82-63. 10. Duke (21-4) beat No. 5 North Carolina 85-84; beat Maryland 73-55. 11. Michigan State (20-5) beat Penn State 77-57; beat No. 3 Ohio State 5848. 12. Georgetown (19-5) lost to No. 2 Syracuse 64-61, OT; beat St. John's 71-61. 13. San Diego State (20-4) lost to No. 14 UNLV 65-63. 14. UNLV (22-4) beat No. 13 San Diego State 65-63. 15. Florida State (17-7) lost to Boston College 64-60; beat Miami 6459. 16. Saint Mary's (Cal) (23-3) lost to Gonzaga 73-59; beat Santa Clara 8267. 17. Creighton (21-5) lost to Evansville 65-57; lost to Wichita State 89-68. 18. Marquette (21-5) beat DePaul 89-76; beat Cincinnati 95-78. 19. Virginia (19-5) beat Wake Forest 68-44; lost to No. 5 North Carolina 7052. 20. Mississippi State (19-6) beat Mississippi 70-60; lost to Georgia 7068, OT. 21. Wisconsin (19-6) beat Minnesota 68-61, OT. 22. Michigan (19-7) beat Nebraska 62-46; beat Illinois 70-61. 23. Indiana (19-6) beat Illinois 84-71. 24. Louisville (20-5) beat UConn 8059; beat West Virginia 77-74. Harvard (21-3) beat 25. Pennsylvania 56-50; lost to Princeton 70-62. This Week's Women's Top 25 Fared 1. Baylor (25-0) beat Oklahoma 8154; beat No. 15 Texas A&M 71-48. 2. Notre Dame (24-2) beat Syracuse 74-55; lost to West Virginia 65-63. 3. UConn (23-2) beat No. 20 Louisville 56-46; beat No. 14 Georgetown 80-38. 4. Stanford (22-1) beat Southern Cal 69-52; beat UCLA 82-59. 5. Duke (21-3) beat No. 23 North Carolina 96-56; beat Boston College 71-62; beat Florida State 67-57. 6. Miami (22-3) beat No. 23 North Carolina 61-37; beat No. 8 Maryland 76-74. 7. Kentucky (21-3) did not play. 8. Maryland (21-4) beat No. 22 Georgia Tech 64-56; beat Clemson 9161; lost to No. 6 Miami 76-74. 9. Green Bay (21-1) lost to Detroit 70-58; beat Wright State 64-59. 10. Ohio State (22-3) beat Wisconsin 72-58; lost to Illinois 66-65; beat No. 16 Purdue 80-71. 11. Tennessee (17-7) lost to Vanderbilt 93-79. 12. Delaware (22-1) beat Old Dominion 76-63; beat Georgia State 94-56. 13. Nebraska (19-4) lost to Michigan 63-52. 14. Georgetown (19-6) beat Seton Hall 56-51; lost to No. 3 UConn 80-38. 15. Texas A&M (17-6) beat Kansas State 67-36; lost to No. 1 Baylor 71-48. 16. Purdue (19-6) lost to No. 10 Ohio State 80-71. 17. Rutgers (17-7) lost to St. John's 61-52. 18. Penn State (20-5) beat Wisconsin 69-54; beat Northwestern 77-63. 19. Gonzaga (22-4) lost to BYU 7040; beat San Francisco 79-59. 20. Louisville (18-7) lost to No. 3 UConn 56-46; beat Syracuse 89-62. 21. Georgia (19-6) beat Vanderbilt 76-63. 22. Georgia Tech (18-7) lost to No. 8 Maryland 64-56; beat No. 22 North Carolina 56-54. 23. North Carolina (17-8) lost to No. 5 Duke 96-56; lost to No. 6 Miami 61-37; lost to No. 22 Georgia Tech 56-54. 24. South Carolina (19-6) lost to Arkansas 68-47; beat Florida 62-58. 25. St. Bonaventure (24-2) beat UMass 69-54; beat Dayton 56-55.

GOLF PGA-Pebble Beach Scores Sunday p-Pebble Beach Golf Links, 6,816; Par 72 m-Monterey Peninsula CC, Shore Course, 6,838; Par 70 s-Spyglass Hill Golf Club, 6,953; Par 72 Pebble Beach, Calif. Purse: $6.4 million Final round played on Pebble Beach Mickelson (500), $1,152,00070s-65m-70p-64—269 Charlie Wi (300), $691,200...61m-69p-69s-72—271 Barnes (190), $435,200........70s-66m-70p-67—273 Baddeley (135), $307,200....66m-72p-69s-67—274 Kevin Na (105), $243,200.....66s-69m-70p-70—275 Johnson (105), $243,200......63p-72s-70m-70—275 Harrington (88), $206,400 ....68m-66p-72s-70—276 Ken Duke (88), $206,400......64p-73s-65m-74—276 Levin (68), $153,600.............69m-69p-71s-68—277 Walker (68), $153,600...........69s-68m-71p-69—277 Jason Kokrak (68), $153,60068m-67p-72s-70—277 Greg Owen (68), $153,600 ..68s-67m-72p-70—277 Streelman (68), $153,600.....70m-69p-68s-70—277 Brendon Todd (68), $153,60067p-69s-69m-72—277 H. Lee (54), $102,400...........65m-71p-73s-69—278 Bowditch (54), $102,400.......71s-67m-72p-68—278 Mahan (54), $102,400 ..........65m-70p-70s-73—278 Bob Estes (54), $102,400.....67s-70m-69p-72—278 Tiger Woods (54), $102,400.68s-68m-67p-75—278 Davis Love III (49), $71,936..70s-70m-70p-69—279 Garrigus (49), $71,936..........68m-69p-71s-71—279 Brian Gay (49), $71,936 .......69s-65m-74p-71—279 Brian Harman (49), $71,936 64p-73s-71m-71—279 Ryan Moore (49), $71,936 ...72s-64m-71p-72—279 Danny Lee (45), $51,040......63p-73s-74m-70—280 Vijay Singh (45), $51,040 .....68p-68s-71m-73—280 Geoff Ogilvy (45), $51,040 ...70m-69p-68s-73—280 Kevin Stadler (45), $51,040..69s-70m-73p-68—280 Angel Carballo (40), $40,69369m-71p-69s-72—281 Sean O'Hair (40), $40,693....68p-74s-69m-70—281 Zach Johnson (40), $40,69367m-72p-72s-70—281 Brian Davis (40), $40,693.....70p-74s-68m-69—281 Ryan Palmer (40), $40,693 ..72p-71s-64m-74—281 Rocco Mediate (40), $40,69371s-66m-76p-68—281 Goggin (34), $31,552............69m-71p-69s-73—282 Anderson (34), $31,552........69p-71s-71m-71—282 Josh Teater (34), $31,552.....64m-71p-77s-70—282 Hoffman (34), $31,552..........67m-73p-73s-69—282 John Huh (34), $31,552........71s-71m-71p-69—282 D.J.Trahan (27), $21,850.......70s-69m-71p-73—283 Jonas Blixt (27), $21,850......70p-69s-69m-75—283 Summerhays (27), $21,850..65m-73p-73s-72—283 Joseph Bramlett (0), $21,85066m-69p-73s-75—283 Nick Watney (27), $21,850 ...66s-73m-69p-75—283 JimFuryk (27), $21,850.........69s-69m-74p-71—283 Tom Gillis (27), $21,850........74p-72s-66m-71—283 Nathan Green (27), $21,85066m-76p-71s-70—283 Heath Slocum (27), $21,85074p-71s-68m-70—283 Harris English (27), $21,850.75s-68m-70p-70—283 Joe Ogilvie (20), $15,584......68p-73s-70m-73—284 Castro (20), $15,584.............70m-68p-73s-73—284 Bobby Gates (20), $15,584..72p-70s-69m-73—284 Ian Poulter (20), $15,584......69m-72p-72s-71—284 Thatcher (16), $14,656 .........71p-68s-70m-76—285 Pernice Jr. (16), $14,656.......72s-70m-70p-73—285



SPORTS ON TV TODAY MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Syracuse at Louisville 9 p.m. ESPN — Kansas at Kansas St. NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — San Jose at Washington WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Kentucky at Tennessee 9 p.m. ESPN2 — UConn at Oklahoma

TUESDAY MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Florida at Alabama ESPN2 — Texas A&M at Texas Tech 9 p.m. ESPN — Ohio St. at Minnesota NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Anaheim at Minnesota SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FSN — UEFA Champions League, APOEL Nicosia at Lyon 8 p.m. FSN — UEFA Champions League, Barcelona at Bayer Leverkusen (same-day tape)

WEDNESDAY MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Villanova at South Florida 8 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at Miami 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Oklahoma St. at Missouri NBA BASKETBALL 10 p.m. ESPN — Portland at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Boston at Montreal SOCCER 8 p.m. FSN — UEFA Champions League, Arsenal at AC Milan (same-day tape)

THURSDAY GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Avantha Masters, first round, at New Delhi (same-day tape) 12:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA Thailand, first round, at Chonburi, Thailand (same-day tape) 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Northern Trust Open, first round, at Los Angeles MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Wisconsin at Michigan State ESPN2 — Virginia Tech at Florida State 9 p.m. ESPN — West Virginia at Pittsburgh ESPN2 — Vanderbilt at Mississippi FSN — Arizona at Washington St. 11 p.m. ESPN2 — Gonzaga at Santa Clara FSN — Arizona St. at Washington NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT — Boston at Chicago 10:30 p.m. TNT — L.A. Clippers at Portland Gary Christian (16), $14,65672s-70m-70p-73—285 Hunter Haas (16), $14,656...72s-69m-72p-72—285 Bettencourt (12), $14,208.....73s-69m-70p-74—286 John Mallinger (12), $14,20870s-71m-72p-73—286 Pat Perez (12), $14,208........67m-72p-74s-73—286 Shane Bertsch (9), $13,760.68p-75s-65m-79—287 Tim Petrovic (9), $13,760......70m-70p-72s-75—287 Tringale (9), $13,760.............71s-71m-70p-75—287 Sang-Moon Bae (9), $13,76068s-73m-72p-74—287 Lee Janzen (6), $13,376.......72s-71m-70p-75—288 Kyle Reifers (6), $13,376 ......69m-72p-72s-75—288 D.A. Points (4), $13,120 ........72s-65m-74p-78—289 Stuart Appleby (4), $13,120 .72p-71s-70m-76—289 Made cut did not finish Kevin Chappell (1), $12,224.......71s-70m-73p—214 Graham DeLaet (1), $12,224.....66p-77s-71m—214 Kent Jones (1), $12,224.............71p-74s-69m—214 Kris Blanks (1), $12,224.............70m-72p-72s—214 Billy Horschel (1), $12,224.........70m-72p-72s—214 Ryuji Imada (1), $12,224............67m-74p-73s—214 Martin Flores (1), $12,224..........73p-73s-68m—214 Bryce Molder (1), $12,224.........67m-74p-73s—214 Martin Laird (1), $12,224............70s-71m-73p—214 Derek Lamely (1), $12,224 ........74p-68s-72m—214 John Peterson (0), $12,224........70s-75m-69p—214 Sam Saunders (0), $12,224 ......72m-68p-74s—214 PGA Champions-Allianz Championship Scores Sunday At The Old Course at Broken Sound Boca Raton, Fla. Purse: $1.8 million Yardage: 6,807; Par: 72 Final Round (x-won on first playoff hole) x-Pavin (270), $270,000 ........64-70-71—205 Peter Senior (158), $158,40066-68-71—205 Allen (118), $118,350 ............70-67-69—206 Langer (118), $118,350.........66-69-71—206 John Cook (79), $78,750.......71-67-69—207 Jay Haas (79), $78,750 .........68-70-69—207 Calcavecchia (58), $57,600...67-68-73—208 Gary Hallberg (58), $57,600 .69-69-70—208 Nick Price (58), $57,600........70-73-65—208 Olin Browne (40), $39,960 ....70-70-69—209 Brad Bryant (40), $39,960.....70-70-69—209 Russ Cochran (40), $39,960.71-71-67—209 Fred Funk (40), $39,960........66-72-71—209 John Huston (40), $39,960....67-72-70—209 Brad Faxon (0), $28,800........68-71-71—210 David Frost (0), $28,800........68-71-71—210 Bill Glasson (0), $28,800.......68-71-71—210 J.L. Lewis (0), $28,800...........70-67-73—210 Joey Sindelar (0), $28,800 ....68-69-73—210 Jay Don Blake (0), $21,600...69-71-71—211 Mike Goodes (0), $21,600.....68-70-73—211 Jim Rutledge (0), $21,600.....70-73-68—211 Jeff Sluman (0), $21,600.......69-72-70—211 Loren Roberts (0), $18,900...69-72-71—212 Tom Byrum (0), $16,050........71-73-69—213 Joel Edwards (0), $16,050 ....73-69-71—213 David Eger (0), $16,050 ........71-72-70—213 Steve Lowery (0), $16,050 ....70-75-68—213 Larry Mize (0), $16,050 .........69-74-70—213 Mark Wiebe (0), $16,050.......72-74-67—213 Joe Daley (0), $12,420 ..........71-70-73—214 Peter Jacobsen (0), $12,420.72-65-77—214 Tom Lehman (0), $12,420.....71-72-71—214 Kenny Perry (0), $12,420.......70-75-69—214 Bruce Vaughan (0), $12,420 .70-69-75—214 Hale Irwin (0), $10,125 ..........69-73-73—215 Tom Jenkins (0), $10,125......72-77-66—215 Chien Soon Lu (0), $10,125..70-74-71—215 Mark McNulty (0), $10,125....71-70-74—215 Phil Blackmar (0), $8,640......71-75-70—216 Jim Carter (0), $8,640............69-72-75—216 Dan Forsman (0), $8,640......72-73-71—216 Jeff Hart (0), $8,640...............72-72-72—216 Andy Bean (0), $6,840 ..........74-71-72—217 Chip Beck (0), $6,840............67-78-72—217 Fernandez (0), $6,840...........70-75-72—217 Jim Gallagher, Jr. (0), $6,840 72-70-75—217 Blaine McCallister (0), $6,84072-75-70—217 Scott Simpson (0), $6,840.....69-74-74—217

Ben Crenshaw (0), $4,896 ....73-71-74—218 Bob Gilder (0), $4,896 ...........74-74-70—218 John Harris (0), $4,896..........75-70-73—218 Lonnie Nielsen (0), $4,896....69-72-77—218 Steve Pate (0), $4,896...........73-71-74—218 Greg Bruckner (0), $3,600 ....69-72-78—219 Bruce Fleisher (0), $3,600.....72-75-72—219 P.H. Horgan III (0), $3,600 .....71-76-72—219 Wayne Levi (0), $3,600..........73-73-73—219 Gil Morgan (0), $3,600...........75-71-73—219 Rod Spittle (0), $3,600...........76-70-73—219 Craig Stadler (0), $3,600 .......72-72-75—219 Tommy Armour III (0), $2,88071-70-79—220 Mark Brooks (0), $2,430........67-76-78—221 Mark W. Johnson (0), $2,430 70-72-79—221 Tom Kite (0), $2,430...............74-75-72—221 Jim Thorpe (0), $2,430 ..........75-73-73—221 D.A.Weibring (0), $1,980.......74-71-77—222 Allen Doyle (0), $1,692 ..........70-75-78—223 Mike Reid (0), $1,692 ............72-71-80—223 Fuzzy Zoeller (0), $1,692.......73-73-77—223 Morris Hatalsky (0), $1,476...69-81-74—224 Larry Nelson (0), $1,272........71-75-79—225 Tom Purtzer (0), $1,272.........73-73-79—225 Dana Quigley (0), $1,272 ......75-75-75—225 Mike Hulbert (0), $1,116........75-76-75—226 Curtis Strange (0), $1,044.....70-82-75—227 Bob Tway (0), $972 ................75-73-80—228 Bobby Wadkins (0), $900 ......72-75-82—229 Mike Smith (0), $828..............77-77-77—231 John Jacobs (0), $774...........81-76-77—234 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Scores Sunday At Royal Melbourne Golf Club Melbourne, Australia Purse: $1.1 million Yardage: 6,505; Par: 73 Final x-won on second playoff hole; aamateur x-J. Korda, $165,000 ...........72-70-73-74—289 Stacy Lewis, $63,784..........69-73-77-70—289 Julieta Granada, $63,784 ...70-72-76-71—289 Brittany Lincicome...............70-75-73-71—289 SoYeon Ryu, $63,784 ........71-69-76-73—289 Hee Kyung Seo, $63,784....75-66-75-73—289 Jenny Shin, $31,743 ...........72-74-74-70—290 Katie Futcher, $26,406........74-72-71-74—291 Yani Tseng, $26,406............70-76-71-74—291 Anna Nordqvist, $21,911....76-77-71-68—292 Beatriz Recari, $21,911......76-72-72-72—292 Caroline Hedwall, $16,948 .73-77-74-69—293 Eun-Hee Ji, $16,948...........72-79-71-71—293 Sarah Kemp, $16,948.........69-79-73-72—293 Giquel-Bettan, $16,948.......72-74-74-73—293 Melissa Reid, $16,948 ........71-71-77-74—293 Nikki Campbell, $16,948.....72-74-70-77—293 Jiyai Shin, $13,933..............72-74-74-74—294 a-Lydia Ko............................74-76-72-73—295 Cydney Clanton, $13,372...74-72-75-74—295 Mina Harigae, $12,922 .......78-72-74-72—296 Suzann Pettersen, $12,24880-71-74-72—297 Lorie Kane, $12,248............72-73-72-80—297 Kristy McPherson, $10,34676-75-76-71—298 Jennifer Song, $10,346.......74-79-73-72—298 Ha-Neul Kim, $10,346 ........77-71-77-73—298 Kyeong Bae, $10,346..........77-75-72-74—298 Francella, $10,346...............73-76-75-74—298 Mo Martin, $10,346.............76-73-74-75—298 Lexi Thompson, $10,346 ....74-74-75-75—298 Ryann O'Toole, $7,987........76-75-78-70—299 Azahara Munoz, $7,987 .....76-75-76-72—299 Chella Choi, $7,987 ............74-79-73-73—299 Morgan Pressel, $7,987 .....76-74-75-74—299 Jennifer Johnson, $7,987 ...73-75-75-76—299 Angela Stanford, $7,987.....75-74-73-77—299 Lee-Anne Pace, $6,630......75-74-78-73—300 Alison Walshe, $6,630 ........74-79-74-73—300 Giulia Sergas, $6,630 .........74-79-72-75—300 Victoria Tanco, $5,843.........72-75-82-72—301 Brittany Lang, $5,843..........74-77-76-74—301 Cindy LaCrosse, $5,843.....77-74-74-76—301 Jody Fleming, $5,070 .........74-78-79-71—302

Monday, February 13, 2012 Meena Lee, $5,070.............76-74-77-75—302 Becky Morgan, $5,070........77-71-78-76—302 Gwladys Nocera, $5,070....74-74-75-79—302 Stephanie Na, $4,354.........80-72-80-71—303 Lindsey Wright, $4,354 .......79-74-77-73—303 Lee-Bentham, $4,354 .........73-80-73-77—303 Belen Mozo, $4,354............72-77-76-78—303 Cristie Kerr, $3,708..............75-78-76-75—304 Sandra Gal, $3,708.............71-74-83-76—304 Jimin Kang, $3,708 .............72-79-77-76—304 Gerina Piller, $3,708............72-77-78-77—304 Beth Allen, $3,708...............77-75-73-79—304 Hee-Won Han, $3,146........74-79-78-74—305 Ashleigh Simon, $3,146......72-81-77-75—305 Tiffany Joh, $3,146..............78-74-77-76—305 Christine Song, $3,146.......78-74-74-79—305 Karrie Webb, $3,146 ...........75-75-75-80—305 Katherine Hull, $2,781 ........81-72-77-76—306 a-Annie Choi........................75-76-78-77—306 a-Cathleen Santoso ............75-75-78-78—306 a-Su-Hyun Oh .....................76-77-74-79—306 Blumenherst, $2,781...........74-78-73-81—306 Jodi Ewart, $2,669 ..............75-77-78-77—307 Danielle Kang, $2,669 ........75-76-78-78—307 Janice Moodie, $2,585........73-80-76-79—308 Joanna Klatten, $2,500.......74-78-80-77—309 Sandra Changkija, $2,500..75-72-77-85—309 Alison Whitaker, $2,388 ......77-76-78-81—312 Karin Sjodin, $2,388............77-76-76-83—312 Lynnette Brooky, $2,303 .....78-72-82-81—313

HOCKEY National Hockey League All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 54 36 13 5 77153110 Philadelphia 56 31 18 7 69182169 Pittsburgh 56 32 19 5 69175148 New Jersey 55 31 20 4 66154155 N.Y. Islanders 55 23 24 8 54131159 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 53 34 17 2 70184120 58 28 22 8 64169181 Ottawa Toronto 56 28 22 6 62171166 56 23 24 9 55149149 Montreal Buffalo 55 24 25 6 54136158 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 55 27 17 11 65141152 Florida Washington 55 28 22 5 61153155 57 26 25 6 58139161 Winnipeg Tampa Bay 55 24 25 6 54155185 56 20 25 11 51142172 Carolina WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 57 38 17 2 78182135 Detroit St. Louis 55 34 14 7 75139111 56 32 18 6 70158148 Nashville 56 29 20 7 65174171 Chicago Columbus 56 16 34 6 38131185 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 55 34 15 6 74178138 56 26 22 8 60134151 Calgary 57 28 25 4 60146159 Colorado Minnesota 55 25 22 8 58125144 Edmonton 55 22 28 5 49147165 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 53 30 17 6 66153127 San Jose Los Angeles 57 27 19 11 65124124 56 27 21 8 62148144 Phoenix 55 28 24 3 59145157 Dallas 55 22 24 9 53144163 Anaheim NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday's Games Buffalo 3, Dallas 2, SO Detroit 2, Anaheim 1, SO Colorado 4, Carolina 3, OT San Jose 5, Chicago 3 Saturday's Games Boston 4, Nashville 3, SO Calgary 3, Vancouver 2, SO Florida 3, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Islanders 2, Los Angeles 1, OT N.Y. Rangers 5, Philadelphia 2 Edmonton 4, Ottawa 3, OT Pittsburgh 8, Winnipeg 5 Tampa Bay 2, Buffalo 1 Montreal 5, Toronto 0 St. Louis 3, Colorado 2, OT Columbus 3, Minnesota 1 Phoenix 3, Chicago 0 Sunday's Games N.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 2 Florida 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Anaheim 5, Columbus 3 Los Angeles 4, Dallas 2 Pittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 2 St. Louis 3, San Jose 0 Detroit 4, Philadelphia 3 Monday's Games San Jose at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Tuesday's Games N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Buffalo, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Columbus, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Dallas at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Anaheim at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m. Toronto at Calgary, 9 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS Sunday’s Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League TEXAS RANGERS_Agreed to terms with C Mike Napoli on a oneyear contract. American Association FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS_Signed INF Zach Penprase. Traded INF Jesse Hoorelbeke to Laredo for RHP Dan Griffin. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS_Traded RHP Griffin Bailey to Grand Prairie for a player to be named. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS_Signed RHP Tom Heithoff. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Traded RHP Cody Railsback to El Paso (AA) for a player to be named. ROCKLAND BOULDERS_Signed INF Matt Nandin. Traded OF Keith Brachold to Shikoku Island (Japan) for cash. WORCESTER TORNADOES_Traded INF Dom Ramos to Laredo (AA) for INF JB Brown and cash. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MIAMI HEAT_Signed C Mickell Gladness to a 10-day contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANES_Recalled F Jerome Samson from Charlotte (AHL). Reassigned F Drayson Bowman to Charlotte. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS_Assigned D Dalton Prout to Springfield (AHL). MONTREAL CANADIENS_Recalled F Ryan White and F Ian Schultz from Hamilton (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS_Assigned G Jeff Frazee to Albany (AHL).


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No. 10 OSU tops Purdue COLUMBUS — Samantha Prahalis, the only senior on Ohio State’s roster, has been through a lot of battles on the court. So it figured that when the No. 10 Buckeyes were badly in need of a bucket on Sunday against No. 16 Purdue, it was their most experienced player who supplied a dagger of a 3pointer with 41 seconds left to pave the way to an 80-71 victory. “We grinded it out, we played as a team and we won,” said the diminutive point guard, who notched 21 of her 26 points after halftime. Down as many as eight points earlier in the half, Ohio State fought back with a 12-3 run capped by a pair of free throws from Prahalis to take a 51-50 lead with 12:32 left. The teams then traded baskets and the lead to the finish. The Buckeyes (22-3, 9-3 Big Ten) finally took the lead for good on a hustle play. With a loose ball sitting on the floor between two Purdue players in the Boilermakers’ backcourt, Prahalis swooped in, scooped it up and went the length of the court to put the Buckeyes up 67-65 with 4:07 remaining. But the Boilermakers (19-6, 9-3) wouldn’t go away. Courtney Moses hit a left-handed follow with just over a minute left to narrow what had been a six-point deficit to 73-71. Ohio State called timeout with 43 seconds left. Prahalis, the Big Ten’s second-leading scorer at 21.4 points a game, tossed an inbound pass to center Ashley Adams, who quickly kicked it right back to her. Prahalis’ 3-pointer from the right wing pushed the lead to five and spurred a clinching 70 run over the final minute. “Ashley posted up pretty strong and I saw that she was open, so I passed to her,” Prahalis said. “She made a great pass back and I hit it.” Purdue coach Sharon Versyp regretted a slip by her defense. “We just made a mistake, a big one,” she said. “If we could have had a good defensive stand, then we had a play set up to come down and execute. Them nailing that shot, obviously, was the big key.”


Jackets top Ducks COLUMBUS (AP) — Corey Perry scored three goals for his fifth career hat trick and second against Columbus this season to lead the surging Anaheim Ducks past the Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night. Bobby Ryan had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Getzlaf added three assists for the Ducks. Jason Blake also scored for Anaheim, which was playing the second game of a season-long, eightgame road trip. The 41-year-old Teemu Selanne, who leads Anaheim in points in his 20th season, picked up an assist to tie Brett Hull for 21st on the NHL’s career list with 1,391 points. Fedor Tyutin had a goal and an assist, and Aaron Johnson and Antoine Vermette also scored for the last-place Blue Jackets, who had won three of four but were mostly sloppy in the second of back-to-back games.

16 • Troy Daily News • Classifieds That Work • Monday, February 13, 2012

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PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD ONLINE-24/7 245 Manufacturing/Trade NIGHT SHIFT MACHINIST/ TOOLMAKER Our company has an immediate opening for experienced machinist/ toolmaker for night shift operations. This individual should possess at least ten years manual machine experience. Ability to work overtime as scheduled. We offer excellent working conditions, salary commensurate with experience. We offer medical, vision/ dental insurance.

125 Lost and Found FOUND Set of 8 keys Sunday the 5th on Experiment Farm Road. (937)339-7092

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200 - Employment


or Creative Extruded Products Inc. 1414 Commerce Park Dr. Tipp City, OH 45371

235 General EXTRA INCOME! Cleaning Professional Offices

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Evenings Sat & Sun morning 5-10 hrs per week Troy and Piqua Start: $7.75/ HR

Drug screening is MANDATORY for employment

280 Transportation

Extruder Operator/

TRAINEE Due to continued growth, plastic extrusion company located north of Dayton currently looking for qualified applicants to join our team as an extrusion operator trainee. Prior extrusion experience a plus, but not required. Applicants must be mechanically inclined, fast learners with basic computer skills. Current needs for 2nd and 3rd shift positions only and would require training period on day shift up to 12 weeks. High school diploma/ GED required. Training and tools provided. Full time positions with paid vacation, medical, prescription, dental/ vision insurance available.


Great Pay Local Runs Off 2 days per week Health + 401K Must live within 50 miles of Tipp City, OH. Class A CDL w/Hazmat required.

Drug screening MANDATORY for employment LABOR: $9.50/HR

APPLY: 15 Industry Park Ct., Tipp City (937)667-1772 REMODELING ASSISTANT Experience with residen tial remodeling and cabinets preferred. Clean background. Must have reliable transportation. Fax resume: (937)669-5739

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DODD RENTALS Tipp-Troy: 2 bedroom AC, appliances $500/$450 plus deposit No pets (937)667-4349 for appt.

TROY, 1 Bedroom, 2nd floor, private entrance, $425 includes water $425 deposit, No pets (937)339-0355

WEST MILTON Townhouse. 2 Bedroom 1.5 bath. $495 month plus deposit (937)216-4233.

320 Houses for Rent 3 BEDROOM, 2 bath, 3214 Magnolia. $1000 a month plus deposit. (937)440-9325 RENT-TO-OWN PIQUA Nice finished 3 bedroom, central air, garage, yards, $500-$600 monthly. $3000 Down (937)778-8093 TROY, 1/2 double, 2 bedroom, garage, C/A, nice. All appliances, washer and dryer. $650 plus deposit. (937)339-2266 TROY, 2555 Worthington, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, great room, appliances, $1,150 monthly, (937)239-0320, (937)239-1864,

330 Office Space DOWNTOWN, TROY Executive Suite. Utilities, kitchenette, included. Nice (937)552-2636

425 Houses for Sale TROY, 2555 Worthington, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, great room, $159,500, financing available, (937)239-0320, (937)239-1864,

500 - Merchandise

510 Appliances REFRIGERATOR, Kenmore, Side by side, almond & black, 33 inches wide, 68 inches high, $200.00 (937)295-2772

WANTED TO BUY Windows XP computer with DVD burner. Call (937)335-5885 after 5pm

545 Firewood/Fuel FIREWOOD, $125 a cord pick up, $150 a cord delivered, $175 a cord delivered and stacked (937)308-6334 or (937)719-3237

560 Home Furnishings 345 Vacations TIMESHARE: GATLINBURG Times Square. Gatlinburg, TN. Week of Feb. 24-Mar. 2. $400. No pets. (937)698-3691

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POLICY: Please Check Your Ad The 1st Day. It Is The Advertiser’s Responsibility To Report Errors Immediately. Publisher Will Not Be Responsible for More Than One Incorrect Insertion. We Reserve The Right To Correctly Classify, Edit, Cancel Or Decline Any Advertisement Without Notice.

525 Computer/Electric/Office


877-844-8385 We Accept

EMBROIDERY MACHINES, Husqvarna Scandinavian 400, $500 OBO. Husqvarna Topaz 20 embroidery machine, $1750 OBO. Husqvarna Topaz 30 embroidery machine, $1750 OBO. Will sell separately. (937)538-8625. EXTERIOR DOORS, beautiful. (1) beveled leaded glass, $300. (1) 12 pane glass door, $200. All steel insulated doors. Retail for $500-$900 each. Also 2 interior doors (1) beveled leaded glass, (1) Reed glass. $125 each. (937)418-8199 SLEEPER SOFA, queen size, Chair with ottoman, needs re-upholstered. $100 for all. (937)335-0427 SOFA, Dual reclining, black leather, like new, $300 (937)596-6271 TV ARMOIRE, Cherry wood, 45" wide X 23" deep X 73" high $700. EXCELLENT CONDITION! (937)698-3691 WICKER FURNITURE, indoor. Settee, (2) chairs and table. Excellent condition! $375. (937)448-0714

CURIO CABINET, 46x 74x15, 5 adjustable shelves, piano hinged doors, mirror back, lights with dimmer. $800 or best offer. (937)332-1194

WHEELCHAIR condition. (937)214-6473

KEROSENE HEATER, Queen size sleeper sofa, chairs, end tables, lamps, queen size bedroom suit, maple table with 2 leave (937)335-0635,

CLOTHES, Men's A+ condition blazers 48R, suits 48R, pants 44/29, black tux with accessories 46R, pants 42/29, all extra hem. (937)335-2320

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570 Lawn and Garden Good $90.

577 Miscellaneous

CRIB COMPLETE, cradle, Pack-N-Play, small crib, Porta-Crib, saucer, walker, car seat, booster chair, guide rail, blankets, clothes, potty, tub, good condition (937)339-4233 HOCKEY TABLE, Sport Craft, 90 inch express turbo air, with table tennis conversion table top. $150, Snow Tubes, 2 tube Snow Pro, brand new, $150, (937)335-6910 LIFT CHAIR, used. (937)448-0714

Gently $400.

LOTS (2) in Miami Memorial Park (Gethsemene), Covington. 2 crypts, 2 markers, current market value $4700, will sell for $3000 OBO. (937)335-4673 PISTOLS, Judge 6.5" barrel with ammo, $450. 'Sig. 40 cal. P229, $800 with ammo. 'Glock 9mm, NIB, model G19, $500. 'H&R model 929, 22LR, 9 shot, like new, $120 with ammo, NIB LMT 308, $2400 Knight Hawk 10-8 1911 45CAL $2500, Ammo 7.62X39 plus 308 (937)698-6362 or (937)216-3222 Chuck.

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CDL Grads may qualify Class A CDL required Great Pay & Benefits! Call Jon Basye at: Piqua Transfer & Storage Co. (937)778-4535 or (800)278-0619 ★

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For Rent

1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, Houses & Apts. SEIPEL PROPERTIES Piqua Area Only Metro Approved (937)773-9941 9am-5pm Monday-Friday FIRST MONTH FREE! 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms Call for availability attached garages Easy access to I-75 (937)335-6690

235 General

(937)673-1821 Troy, 2 bedroom townhouse, $510. 1.5 Bath, stove, refrigerator, garbage disposal, dishwasher, w/d, A/C, No Dogs, near I75. (937)335-1825.

2012 Baby Pages Publication Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Whether posting or responding to an advertisement, watch out for offers to pay more than the advertised price for the item. Scammers will send a check and ask the seller to wire the excess through Western Union (possibly for courier fees). The scammer's check is fake and eventually bounces and the seller loses the wired amount. While banks and Western branches are Union trained at spotting fake checks, these types of scams are growing increasingly sophisticated and fake checks often aren't caught for weeks. Funds wired through Western Union or MoneyGram are irretrievable and virtually untraceable. If you have questions regarding scams like these or others, please contact the Ohio Attorney General’s office at (800)282-0515.

(Babies born January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2011)

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Pa Jennifer Smith rents & And Indianapolis rew Knotts , IN Grandpa Ken & Beck rents Kim & Glen y Smith n Honeycutt

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TROY, 1 Bedrooms, appliances, CA, water, trash paid, $425 month.

305 Apartment


2 BEDROOM in Troy, Stove, refrigerator, W/D, A/C, very clean, cats ok. $525. (937)573-7908


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TROY: SPECIAL DEALS 3 bedroom townhome, furnished & unfurnished. Call (937)367-6217 or (937)524-4896.


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1,2 & 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS Troy and Piqua ranches and townhomes. Different floor plans to choose from. Garages, fireplaces, appliances including washer and dryers. Corporate apartments available. Visit Call us first! (937)335-5223


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577 Miscellaneous

592 Wanted to Buy

899 Wanted to Buy

PROM DRESSES, cinderellas to the red carpet styles, sizes 4-14. Call if you want a deal (937)778-0522

CASH, top dollar paid for junk cars/trucks, running or non-running. I will pick up. Thanks for calling (937)719-3088 or (937)451-1019

Cash paid for junk cars and trucks. Free removal. Get the most for your junker call us (937)732-5424.

WALKER, tub/shower benches, commode chair, toilet riser, grabbers, canes, Elvis items, Collectable dolls, Disney phones, bears, all good condition (937)339-4233

925 Legal Notices

595 Hay

BEAGLE Puppies, 7 weeks, 2 females, 4 males, good hunters and pets, shots, $150, (937)726-0662 after 5pm

592 Wanted to Buy


800 - Transportation

Legal Copy Number: 120132

850 Motorcycles/Mopeds 2009 HARLEY Davidson Ultra Classic, Light & Dark Root Beer, 11,785 miles. Like new condition. Vance & Hines pipes and fully chromed front end. Lots of added extras. Must see to appreciate. $22,000. (937)726-4227

BUYING ESTATES, Will buy contents of estates PLUS, do all cleanup, (937)638-2658 ask for Kevin

925 Legal Notices

925 Legal Notices

HAY for sale, 30 500lb round bales of mixed orchard grass, clover and alfalfa. $15 each (937)667-8477 (Tipp City area)

583 Pets and Supplies AMERICAN BULLDOG, with papers. 1 1/2 years old, male. $500 OBO. Includes cage. Call for more details. (937)489-3007

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Sealed proposals will be accepted from pre-qualified bidders at the ODOT Office of Contracts until 10: a.m. on March 8, 2012. Project 120132 is located in Miami County, IR-75-(11.49)(11.58) and is a CULVERT REPLACEMENT project. The date set for completion of this work shall be as set forth in the bidding proposal. Plans and Specifications are on file in the Department of Transportation.


Case No.: 11-269 Judge: Robert J. Lindeman Kimberly Arnold Plaintiff, -vsSamantha E. Koverman, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF PUBLICATION TO: Defendant, Samantha E. Koverman, whose last known address is 701 S. Stanfield Road, Apt. 187, Troy, Ohio, otherwise the place of residence being unknown, will take notice that on April 14th, 2011, Plaintiff Kimberly Arnold, filed a Complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, alleging that Defendant negligently operated her motor vehicle in violation of O.R.C. 4511.21A resulting in serious injury to Plaintiff Kimberly Arnold. Plaintiffs demand judgment against the Defendant in a sum in excess of $50,000.00, plus interest and costs. The Defendant named above is required to answer on or before the expiration of twenty-eight days after the last publication of this notice, which date will be April 4th, 2012. Respectfully submitted, Thomas W. Kerrigan, II (0011848) Kerrigan, Boller, Beigel & Schneble Co., L.P.A. 126 N. Main Ave., P.O. Box 987 Sidney, Ohio 45365-0987 Telephone: (937) 492-6125 Facsimile: (937) 492-2532 E-mail: tkerriganii-kbsg@ Attorney for Plaintiff 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5-2012

The Bank Of New York Mellon fka The Bank Of New York, As Trustee For The Certificateholders Of CWALT, Inc., Alternative Loan Trust 2005-3CB, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-3CB,

1997 CADILLAC DEVILLE CONCOURS White with heated leather seats, automatic, A/C, power steering, windows & locks, dual air bags, cassette player, trunk mounted CD player, 90,000 miles. Good condition. $4,000. Call (937)773-1550


1998 SUZUKI KATANA GX7 18,900 miles, asking $2000. Call (937)710-3559

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The Defendants, Michael C Brokschmidt, Unknown Heirs, Legatees, Devisees, Executors, Administrators and Assigns and their Spouses, if any, of Michael C Brokschmidt, and Unknown Spouse, if any, of Michael C Brokschmidt, are required to answer the Plaintiff's Complaint within twenty-eight (28) days after the last date of publication of this notice. In the event that the Defendants, Michael C Brokschmidt, Unknown Heirs, Legatees, Devisees, Executors, Administrators and Assigns and their Spouses, if any, of Michael C Brokschmidt, and Unknown Spouse, if any, of Michael C Brokschmidt, failed to respond in the allotted time, judgment by default can be entered against them for the relief requested in the Plaintiff`s Complaint.


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Charmane Fogt: Sisters share families, health problems and heartaches. Don’t forget the blessings from Jesus who made us sisters. I love you! Happy Valentine’s Day! Beulah “Boots” Elliott

Barbara Ditmer How many friends share each other’s life for 65 years? Now we’re elderly, growing old and love like sisters. Happy Valentine’s Day! Beulah “Boots” Elliott

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