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DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 3 today: • Vera E. Gudorf • Dolores Ann “Dee” Elsass • Paul David Wogaman • James C. Condon • Janet M. Evans

INDEX Amish Cook ..........................6 City, County records..............2 Classified .......................12-13 Comics................................14 Jackson Center.....................8 Hints from Heloise.................6 Horoscope ..........................14 Localife ..............................6-7 Nation/World.........................5 Opinion..................................9 Obituaries..............................3 Sports............................15-17 State news ............................4 ’Tween 12 and 20 .................8 Weather/Sudoku/Abby/Out of the Past/Dr. Roach ........11

TODAY’S THOUGHT “Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily.” — Dorothy Day, American reformer (1897-1980) For more on today in history, turn to Page 5.

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CITY FOOD Coordinator Paige Barker (left) and Recreation Specialist Jennie Rogers unload boxes of food to the used in the city’s new Backpack Program. Each Friday at the free lunch program site, children will be given bags of food that they can eat over the weekend. The program is funded through a grant from Cargill.

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BY TOM MILLHOUSE Service officials over the agency’s targeting of the groups in processing requests The Shelby County Liberty for tax-exempt status. group is among 25 conserva“Americans are not going to tive groups named in a law- be bullied and intimidated by suit filed by the American our government,” Jay SekuCenter for Law and Justice low, ACLJ chief counsel, said against Attorney General Eric in a statement Wednesday Holder and Internal Revenue after the suit was filed.


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“I think the suit is very accurate in describing the way they (IRS) trampled on our Constitutional rights,” said H.R. Pence, communication director of the Shelby County Liberty Group. “We are standing up for all Americans,” she said. Shelby County Liberty

A Sidney woman and her stepdaughter were taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital after her SUV went off the road and snapped a power pole at the intersection of Russell and Hardin-Wapakoneta roads early Thursday morning. The SUV came to rest on its top. Nicole V. Bruggeman, 29, 232 Franklin Ave., and her stepdaughter, Lillian Keith, 8, of the same address, were taken to the hospital by the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad with non-life-threatening injuries. Shelby County Sheriff ’s deputies report Bruggeman was driving west on Russell Road at about 12:10 a.m. Thursday when her SUV went off the right side of the road where it struck a See CRASH/Page 2

Group officials have maintained that the IRS targeted their organization by making detailed and time-consuming requests for information. They contend the IRS demanded the group provide a wide variety of documentation, ranging from a list of all See LAWSUIT/Page 2

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A CAR SITS upside down with a woman trapped inside after colliding with a utility pole on the 10000 block of Russell Road at around 12: 40 a.m. Thursday. Sidney firefighters had to wait for electricity to be shut off before extracting the woman. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded.

The Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Amy Breinich will be joining its organization as director of the Downtown Sidney Business Association, effective Thursday. Breinich Breinich replaces Maureen Smelewski, who has been with the Chamber and has served as downtown director since 2008. According to Jeff Raible, Chamber president, “We’re thrilled to have Amy join our See DIRECTOR/Page 2

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BY TOM MILLHOUSE Jennie Rogers, parks and recreation specialist, said the staff came up with the idea A new summer backpack for the Backpack Program weekend food program is after noticing the number of being launched by the Sidney children receiving free Parks and Recreation Depart- lunches spiked on Fridays ment to complement the long- and Mondays, meaning they running Summer Lunch were hungry going into and Program. coming out of the weekend. “It Funded by a $5,775 grant was obvious there was a need from Cargill, the Backpack for the program,” she said. Program will provide children “This fills in the gap.” with food for weekend meals. Rogers said she then apThe food, which will include proached Cargill officials with items like peanut butter and information about the projelly, cheese sticks, beef sticks, posed program and the comraisins, applesauce and juice, pany responded with the will be packaged in plastic hefty donation. Rogers said zip-lock bags to be sent home the city appreciates the supwith the children on Fridays. port shown by the local comThe new program will pany. debut June 7 and runs Food for the Backpack Prothrough Aug. 16. The food gram is being purchased packs will be available at the through Sidney City Schools. same locations where the chil- Rogers said the school can obdren receive free lunches. The tain the food at a better price locations are: Brown Park, 100 and the city reimburses the W. Clay St.; Green Tree Park, district. 800 Sixth Ave.; Humphrey Rogers explained that inPark, 600 Buckeye Ave.; Alpha formation about the Backpack Community Center, 330 E. Program will be distributed to Court St.; Berger Park, 800 S. children at the free lunch Miami Ave.; and Sherman sites. Park, 1000 Colonial Drive. See FOOD/Page 2

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Accident Ciara Mathews, 19, 402 Sixth Ave., was cited for an assured clear distance violation following a two-car crash at the intersection of Ohio 47 and South Wilkinson Avenue at 10:03 p.m. Saturday. Reports state Mathews was driving east on Ohio 47 when her car struck the rear of a car driven by Arlene Chilcote, 63, 817 Foraker Ave., as Chilcote was slowing to make a right turn onto Wilkinson Avenue. No injuries were reported. The Mathews car sustained minor damage and the extent 40052992

THURSDAY -4:58 a.m.: theft. Dwayne Allen Johnson, 1125 Hilltop Ave., reported someone threw a rock through his car window and stole $400 in cash. Damage to the window was set at $150. -2:30 a.m.: assault. Derek Kinninger, 227 N. West Ave., reported being assaulted by another person. He suffered minor facial injuries. -2:25 a.m.: fight. Officers issued summons to Mary E. Slife, 28, no address given, and Rachel Carter, 26, no address given, for disorderly conduct after they were seen fighting in the 500 block of North Vandemark Road. -12:38 a.m.: assault. Mark A. Cecil Jr., 35, 600 1/2 N. Main Ave., was arrested for domestic violence after he allegedly assaulted a woman, causing minor facial injuries. -12:35 a.m.: juveniles arrested. Officers arrested three juvenile males for trespassing, delinquency and curfew violation when they were found in Tawawa Park after the park had closed. WEDNESDAY -9:59 p.m.: burglary. Chastity Harness, 602 Monroe St., reported someone entered her home and stole a computer tablet and a bag containing paperwork and clothing. Loss was set at $650. -11:59 a.m.: arrest. Officers arrested Richard Ernest Winemiller Jr., 31, no address given, for theft, possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools. Winemiller allegedly attempted to steal four bottles of vitamins and two MP3 players from Family Dollar, 1024 Wapakoneta Ave. A clerk recovered the vitamins at the exit and officers recovered the MP3 players after a foot chase. -8:07 a.m.: window broken. Kathy McAlexander, of Rose-

wood, reported someone broke a window at a home at 335 S. Walnut Ave., causing an estimated $200 damage. TUESDAY -11:23 a.m.: breakin. Police received a report of a garage owned by R&R Landscaping, 15150 St. Marys Ave., was broken into. A chain saw and edger-trimmer were stolen. Loss was set at $650. MONDAY -7:47 p.m.: theft. A Sidney juvenile reported the theft of billfold containing gift cards, $5 in cash and a bank card. Loss was set at $250. SUNDAY -1:15 a.m.: gas tank damaged. Bryan Katterhenry, 226 Oak Ave., someone reported punched a hole in the gas tank of his vehicle in an attempt to steal fuel. Damage was set at $175. MAY 21 -11:04 a.m.: theft. Sidney High School Principal Jon Geuy reported the theft of an iPad belonging to Sidney City Schools from Sidney High School, 1215 Campbell Road. Loss was set at $950. APRIL 26 -9:31 a.m.: broken window. According to a report made available Thursday, a window was broken at Sidney High School. Damage was set at $250.


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of damage to the Chilcote car was not noted on the report.

Fire, rescue THURSDAY -11:21 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 300 block of Walnut Street in Anna. -10:12 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1000 block of Riverside Drive. -8:30 a.m. medical. Medics were dispatched to the 100 block of Poplar Street. -8:06 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1100 block of Morris Avenue. -5:32 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of North Stolle Avenue. -2:31 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 200 block of West Court Street. -2:03 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 200 block of North West Avenue. -1:21 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of North Main Avenue. -12:40 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of North Main Avenue. WEDNESDAY -9:19 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1800 block of Glenn Place. -6:45 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of Stolle Avenue. -6:18 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 400 block of Second Avenue. -4:39 p.m.: open burning. Firefighters responded to an illegal open burning violation at 227 N. West Ave. -1:41 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 200 block of North Pomeroy Avenue. -11:59 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1200 block of Hilltop Avenue. -11:48 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 200 block of Doorley Road.


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BY MATT MOORE The Associated Press What to get Superman for his 75th birthday? DC Entertainment’s starting with a new logo. The company, part of Warner Bros. Entertainment, unveiled the new logo Thursday in honor of Superman’s 75th anniversary. It ties in the iconic character’s familiar red and blue colors, along with his ever-present cape, and the legend “75 Years.” Its first appearance is on the cover of “Superman Unchained” by DC co-publisher Jim Lee and writer Scott Snyder on June 12, along with a new animated short being produced by Zack Snyder, portions of which will be shown at San Diego Comic-Con in July as a sneak-peak. Snyder’s finished version, which will pay homage to Superman,

LAWSUIT From Page 1 people who participated in Liberty Group activities to the names of the speakers and what they said at the group’s meetings. “I hope the judge grants our request for summary judgment,” Pence said, adding that if the suit goes forward members of the local group could possibly give depositions on their dealing with the IRS. Pence said five more groups have been added to the list of plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Groups in the suit are from many states, including Hawaii. The only other Ohio group in the original filing was American Patriots Against Excess, Government which is based in Fremont. In the suit, the groups seek monetary compensation and a guarantee that the conservative groups won’t be targeted in the future.

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will debut in full later this summer. Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara said Thursday the new logo is part of a yearlong celebration of what he called the “first super hero” whose exploits have jumped from the pages of comic books to radio, television, movies (the latest incarnation, “Man of Steel,” is due out this summer) and video games, among other media. “We are proud to commemorate this milestone with exciting entertain-

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The city free lunch program, which has been a summer hit with children for decades, is funded by the Ohio Department of Education and is administered by the Sidney Parks and Recreation Department. The free lunch program will begin Monday and runs through Aug. 16. The hot meals are prepared by Wilson Memorial Hospital. Orders for the meals are placed a day in advance. Rogers said the program served 5,500 meals last year. The meals will be served Monday through Friday at the following sites and times: Sherman (11 to 11:30 a.m.); Humphrey (11 to 11:30 a.m.); Brown (11 to 11:30 a.m.); Green Tree (11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.); Berger (11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) ; and the Alpha Center (11:45 to 12:15 p.m.) for children up to age 18. For questions about the backpack or summer lunch program, call the parks and recreation department at 498-8155.

DIRECTOR team not only in support of our Downtown Sidney initiatives, but in support of our Chamber and Sidney Visitors Bureau efforts as well.” Breinich is currently employed at Countryside Commons Senior Apartments as site manager. In addition, she works as managing cosmetologist with Shear Creative Hair Designs. Breinich is a graduate of Sidney High School and completed a variety of post-secondary studies at Edison Community College, Wright State University and Creative Images School of Cosmetology. Breinich; her husband, Ben; and their two children make their home in Sidney. “Amy is no stranger to community service,”


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Raible said. “She is passionate about her hometown and currently volunteers her time with the Downtown Sidney Business Association, Relay for Life, SCARF, and Raise the Roof for the Arts. Also noteworthy, Amy and her family make their home in downtown Sidney. Amy brings a contagious enthusiasm to her job and we can’t wait to begin working with her.” To help ensure the smoothest transition possible for the organization and its members, Smelewski will continue her work with the Chamber and Downtown Sidney Business Association until her family’s relocation to South Carolina expected sometime in August.


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ment across the entire Studio and across the globe, ensuring this enduring icon reaches new generations of audiences,” he said of the character created in Cleveland, Ohio, by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and who debuted on the cover of “Action Comics” No. 1 in June 1938. Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment, called Superman “undeniably the greatest super hero in the world and likely the most influential comic book character of all time.”



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Fire, rescue THURSDAY -11:09 a.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad and Sidney Rescue Squad responded to the 300 block of Walnut Street, Anna. WEDNESDAY -8:10 p.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad responded to the 10000 block of ThompsonSchiff Road.


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CORRECTION In a caption under a photo in Saturday’s Sidney Daily News, the father of a child in the photo was incorrectly identified. Scott Withrow, 5, of Sidney, is the son of Chelsea York and Aaron Withrow.

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BELLEFONTAINE — Since there was no change in the vote total in a recount conducted by the Logan County Board of Elections on Thursday, the outcome of the village of Quincy street levy remains tied at 52-52. Officials report the tie means the village’s levy was defeated. The village had sought passage two levies, each 2 mills, one for current expenses and the other for street improvements. The current expenses levy was defeated 56-46, but the street levy was tied 5151 on election night and 52-52 after a pair of provisional votes were tallied. That total stayed the same on Thursday.

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MINSTER — Verna E. Gudorf, 87, of Minster, and Curtis Mich., died 5 p.m. W e d n e s d a y, May 29, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton following a brief illness. She was born June 10, 1925, in Darke County to Michael and Emma (Sherman) Grillot. She was married Dec. 27, 1944, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Virgil “Barney” Gudorf. He died Dec. 29, 2010. Verna is survived by her children, Pat and Jeff Arnold, of Libertyville, Ill., Dale and Mary Ann Gudorf, of Russia and Tammy and Mike Cohee, of Sunbury; grandchildren, Kevin and Cintia Gudorf, of Indianapolis, Ind., David and Sara Gudorf, of Troy, and Heather Gudorf and her husband Jesse Maleszewski, of Gahanna; great-grandchildren Julia, Emily and Laura Gudorf; stepgrandchildren. Traci and Robert Seergent, of Lewisburg, Tony Riddell, of Lewisburg, Tara and Ryan Kubic, of Arcanum

Jared and Cohee, of Manhattan, N.Y.; six step greatgrandchildren; and one sisterin-law Betty Grillot of Newport. Four brothers are deceased, Ernie Grilliot, Remy Grillot, Allen “Pete” Grillot and Norman Grillot. Verna was a member of St. Augustine Church in Minster and St. Timothy Church in Curtis, Mich. She Was a member of FOE 1391 Auxiliary of Minster, Senior Citizens of New Bremen and had been employed at Copeland Corp. in Sidney many years ago. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday June 1, 2013, at St. Augustine Church with the Rev. Rick Nieberding as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens at a later date. The family will receive friends at the Wooden Shoe Inn in Minster following the Mass. Condolences may be left at

Winfrey: Learn from failures CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The invitation from Harvard University caught Oprah Winfrey at a low point. Her new TV network was struggling, branded a flop in the media, when Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust called last year to ask Winfrey to address 2013 graduates. The request came “in the very moment when I had stopped succeeding,” Winfrey recalled. She headed for a long shower to think (“It was either that or a bag of Oreos,” she joked) and emerged resolved to change her story by the time her speech rolled around. A year later, Winfrey said, her Oprah Winfrey Network has found its footing and her approach to facing setbacks had been validated. Stumbles are inevitable but not permanent, Winfrey told graduates Thursday.

James C. Condon VERSAILLES — James C. Condon, 79, of Ve r s a i l l e s, passed away on May 30, 2013, at 1:27 a.m. at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born April 8, 1934, in Dayton, to the late Russell E. and Clara (Stocker) Condon. He was raised in West Milton, and moved to Versailles, in 1945. Upon graduation from Parker Vocational High School in Dayton, in 1952, he worked at the Frigidaire Division of GM and joined the Ohio Air National Guard. He joined the United States Air Force in October 1954 and entered the Aviation Cadet Program at Ellington AFB in Houston, Texas. Upon graduation in December 1955, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and received his Navigator/Bombadier Wings. During his career, he flew B-47 and B52 bombers amassing 6,000 flying hours. He flew 126 combat missions during the Vietnam War. He was shot down over Hanoi, North Vietnam on Dec. 28, 1972, was captured and spent 91 days as a POW. From 1973 to 1978 he attended Air War College in Alabama and served on the staff of 15th Air Force in California. After his retirement in 1978, he and his family moved to Versailles. During his combined 26 years of service he received many awards including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, POW Medal and the Air Medal w/5 Oak Leaf Clusters. He along with his wife owned and operated The House of Flowers in Versailles, for 19 years. During this time he was very active in the community. He served a term on village council, was on the board of the Versailles Development Association, was on the Poultry Days Committee serving as chairman in 1983 and was one of the founders and served on the board of Heritage

Park. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, a member of the VerLions sailles Club, the Versailles Area Historical Society, a Golden Eagle Member of the Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2347, the Versailles Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, a member of the Darke County Disabled American Veterans and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Rita Condon, sister Maria and grandson Nathan Condon. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jenny (Siefring) Condon; children and spouses, Brian and Barb Condon, Krista and Charlie Krueger, Mary Beth and Dave Berger and Kelly and Brian Trump, all of Versailles; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers and sister, Fred and Roberta Condon, Dick and Angie Condon, Bob and Becky Condon and Marcia and Chuck Meiring, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with the Rev. David Vincent as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with military graveside services conducted by the Versailles Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. and Monday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, Versailles Vet’s Club or Versailles Emergency Medical Services. Condolences for the family may be expressed through

Dolores Ann ‘Dee’ Elsass COLUMBUS — Dolores Ann “Dee” Elsass, of Columbus, our dear sister, aunt and friend, died peacefully at her home Saturday, May 25, 2013. Dee was born June 23, 1940, in Anna, to the late Leroy and Mary (Grimm) Elsass. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her nephews, Steven and Eric Hecht. Dee is survived by her sister, Emma (Paul) Hecht, of Sidney; brother, Charles (Ruth) Elsass, of Burnsville, Minn. Also surviving are Dee’s loving nieces and nephews, Mary (Chris) Klepinger, of Celina, Kimberly (Gary) Vondenhuevel, of Sidney, Thomas (Connie) Hecht, of Troy, Teresa (Ross) Whittington, of Sidney, Doug (Sara) Elsass, of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Kara (Jay) Stave, of Minneapolis, Minn.; and great-nieces and greatnephews, Westly, Tyler and Trace Whittington, Kacie Vondenhuevel, Ian and Elizabeth Klepinger, Scott and Matthew Elsass. Dee was a graduate of Anna High School, St. Rita’s School of Nursing, and received her Bachelors of Nursing from The Ohio State University.

She taught nursing at Vanier College in Montreal, Quebec, for 10 years. Upon returning to Ohio she worked as a surveyor for the state of Ohio. She was a founding member of “The Diva’s” Social Club. Everyone who knew Dee loved her. Her sense of humor and wit will be missed most of all. Dee loved to read, especially a good mystery. Her main passion was The Ohio State Buckeye’s. She lived and breathed Scarlet and Grey, a diehard fan of both boys and girls basketball, but the football games took priority and nothing was more important than watching “The Team” win. There will be a celebration of life service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Heck Yeah!, 5795 South 25A, Piqua. Memorial Contributions may be made to Alpha Community Center, 330 E. Court St., Sidney, OH 45365, or a charity of the donor’s choice. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit


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OSU president jabs Notre Dame, Catholics BY ANDREW WELSH- on Sunday, and they’re HUGGINS holy hell on the rest of The Associated Press the week,” Gee said to laughter at the Dec. 5 COLUMBUS (AP) — meeting attended by AthThe president of Ohio letic Director Gene State University said Smith, several other athNotre Dame was never letic department meminvited to join the Big Ten bers, professors and conference because the students. university’s priests are “You just can’t trust not good partners, joking those damn Catholics on that “those damn a Thursday or a Friday, Catholics” can’t be and so, literally, I can say trusted, according to a that,” said Gee, a Morrecording of a meeting he mon. attended late last year. The Big Ten had for Gordon Gee also took years courted Notre shots at schools in the Dame, but the school reSoutheastern Conference sisted as it sought to reand the University of tain its independent Louisville, according to status in college football. the recording of the De- In September, the school cember meeting of the announced that it would school’s Athletic Council join the Atlantic Coast that The Associated Conference in all sports Press obtained under a except football and public records request. hockey but would play The university called five football games each the statements inappro- year against ACC teams. priate and said Gee is unIn the recording, Gee dergoing a “remediation referred specifically to plan” because of the re- dealing with the Rev. Ned marks. Joyce, Notre Dame’s longGee was on a long- time executive vice presiplanned family vacation dent, who died in 2004. and unavailable for com“Father Joyce was one ment, Ohio State spokes- of those people who ran woman Gayle Saunders the university for many, said. He apologized in a many years,” Gee said. statement released to the Gee said the Atlantic AP. Coast Conference added “The comments I Notre Dame at a time made were just plain when it was feeling vulwrong, and in no way do nerable. they reflect what the uni“Notre Dame wanted versity stands for,” he to have its cake and eat said in the statement. it, too,” Gee said, accord“They were a poor at- ing to the recording and a tempt at humor and en- copy of the meeting’s tirely inappropriate. minutes. There is no excuse for Notre Dame this and I am deeply spokesman Dennis sorry.” Brown called the reGee, who has taken marks regrettable, espeheat before for uncouth cially the reference to remarks, told members of Joyce, “who served Notre the council that he nego- Dame and collegiate athtiated with Notre Dame letics so well and for so officials during his first long.” Gee contacted term at Ohio State, which Notre Dame’s president, began more than two the Rev. John Jenkins, to decades ago. offer an apology, which “The fathers are holy was accepted, Brown said

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THIS PHOTO taken May 5 shows Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee during the Ohio State University spring commencement in Columbus. Gee told a university committee last December that Notre Dame wasn’t invited to join the Big Ten because they’re not good partners while also jokingly saying that “those damn Catholics” can’t be trusted. Thursday in an email, declining to say when the apology was made. Notre Dame has a storied collegiate football history and is perhaps the nation’s pre-eminent Roman Catholic university. Ohio State, with about 56,000 students on its main campus, is among the country’s biggest universities, and it has its own long football tradition. A message was left with Smith, the Ohio State athletic director who attended the December meeting and who also is a 1977 Notre Dame graduate. NCAA President Mark Emmert declined to comment, saying he hadn’t heard the remarks. Ohio State’s Athletic

Council meets monthly during the fall, winter and spring and makes recommendations on athletic policy including ticket prices. December’s meeting was at Ohio Stadium. Gee was introduced by Athletic Council thenchairman Charlie Wilson, and Gee’s name and introduction are included in written minutes of the meeting. His comments drew laughter, at times loud, occasionally nervous, but no rebukes, according to the audio. Ohio State trustees learned of Gee’s “offensive statements” in January, met with the president at length and created the remediation plan for Gee to “address his behavior,” board pres-

ident Robert Schottenstein said in a statement. Comments by a university leader about “particular groups, classes of people or individuals are wholly unacceptable,” Schottenstein said. “These statements were inappropriate, were not presidential in nature and do not comport with the core values of the university.” Gee has gotten in trouble before for offhand remarks, most recently during a memorabiliafor-cash and tattoos scandal under football coach Jim Tressel’s watch. Gee was asked in March 2011 whether he had considered firing Tressel. He responded: “No, are you kidding? Let me just be very clear: I’m just hopeful the coach doesn’t dismiss me.” Tressel stepped down three months later. In November 2010, Gee boasted that Ohio State’s football schedule didn’t include teams on par with the “Little Sisters of the Poor.” An apologetic Gee later sent a personal check to the real Little Sisters of the Poor in northwest Ohio and followed up with a visit to the nuns months later. Last year, Gee apologized for comparing the problem of coordinating the school’s many divisions to the Polish army, a remark that a PolishAmerican group called bigoted and ignorant. In 1992, in a moment of frustration over higher-education funding, Gee told a student newspaper reporter, “the governor’s a damn dummy.” Then-Gov. George Voinovich laughed it off, and the two became allies. Gee was named the country’s best college

president in 2010 by Time magazine, and he has one of the highestprofile resumes of any college leader in recent history. He has held the top job at West Virginia University, the University of Colorado, Brown University and Vanderbilt University. He was Ohio State president from 1990 to 1997 and returned in 2007. Gee, 69, earns about $1.9 million annually in base pay, deferred and performance compensation and retirement benefits. He is a prolific fundraiser and is leading a $2.5 billion campaign at Ohio State. He is omnipresent on campus, attending everything from faculty awards events to dormitory pizza parties. He is known for his bow ties — he has hundreds — and his horn-rimmed glasses. During his comments to the Athletic Council, Gee also questioned the academic integrity of schools in the Southeastern Conference and the University of Louisville. The top goal of Big Ten presidents is to “make certain that we have institutions of like-minded academic integrity,” Gee said. “So you won’t see us adding Louisville,” which is also joining the ACC. After a pause followed by laughter from the audience, Gee added that the Big Ten wouldn’t add the University of Kentucky, either. Louisville spokesman Mark Hebert said the university accepted Gee’s apology but planned to forward Gee information about the upward trajectory of its academic and athletic programs. Kentucky president Eli Capilouto declined to comment.

Governor: Lawsuits Senate pitches update may take money away to school funding plan from lake treatment BY HEATHER RUTZ Civitas Media NEW BREMEN — Gov. John Kasich expressed concern Wednesday that settling expensive lawsuits with flooded property owners near Grand Lake will take money away from treating and preventing algae blooms there. Kasich, speaking before he addressed a crowd at the Auglaize County Republican Women’s Lincoln/Reagan Dinner, said the state has kept its word to address the algae issues at the lake and hoped the lawsuits weren’t a “money grab” from property owners. “Those lawsuits could take money away from the treatment of the lake, because there’s only so many dollars to go to these facilities. So I hope these lawsuits are going to work their way out. Instead of putting money in people’s pockets that lived near a lake that from time to time may have seen some flooding on their land, and maybe not extensive, I’d rather put the money into fixing the lake,” Kasich said. The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the Department of Natural Resources to compensate 87 landowners near Grand Lake for losses from flooding near the 20-square-mile lake. The governor also said the state is receiving significant cooperation from nearly all the farmers in the area to help continue

addressing manure runoff. The health of the lake has been improving with treatment. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report indicated in March the 2012 alum treatment reduced the internal phosphorus load in Grand Lake by 55 percent. However, this spring, the state put up a new warning for senior citizens, children and those with compromised immune systems to stay out of the water. The lake and state park and the local tourism economy that relies on the lake have been damaged by toxic algae problems since high levels were discovered in 2010. The bluegreen algae in Grand Lake grow thick, feeding on phosphorus from manure that rains washed off nearby farms. The algae produce toxins that can make people sick and kill pets and fish. Since 2011, the state has worked with the Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission and the Lake Improvement Association to implement several new practices as part of a comprehensive, longterm plan to improve the health of the lake; but the state will not apply a third alum treatment to the lake this year. In a shirt and tie but no jacket, Kasich didn’t use the microphone, but instead stood in front of a lectern and talked to the crowd for about 40 minutes. Already opposed in

the 2014 gubernatorial race by Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, Kasich said the state has made an economic comeback and that reforms achieved in economic development, regulation and education will be models for other states. Kasich touted his JobsOhio program. Now running, it was a campaign promise Kasich made to privatize economic development in Ohio. Kasich also said Ohio’s economy has rebounded, turning from 350,000 lost jobs to gains of more than 140,000 jobs in the past two years. The Ohio Democratic Party has said the state’s economy is actually stalling after those initial gains. Democrats pointed to nonpartisan study Wednesday, listing Ohio as 47th in the nation in job creation this past year. Also Wednesday, in an interview before the speech and during it, Kasich expressed optimism for expanded Medicaid programming, even though the Legislature has largely blocked it. He continued to push on the issue, including giving an impassioned plea to the crowd to support expansion to help people with mental illness and addiction and move the working poor to health coverage. “When we’re doing well, we cannot ignore people who live on the margins,” Kasich said.

COLUMBUS (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate proposed an education funding plan on Thursday that they said spreads more money to more school districts, as they look to leave their mark on the spending blueprint. The Senate plan would increase state spending on K-12 education in the two-year budget by more than $717 million compared to the current budget, which ends June 30. Schools would see an additional $141.6 million in direct state aid under the GOP-controlled Senate plan, compared to the funding formula the House passed in its version of the budget bill. Senate President Keith Faber told reporters the money stems from expected adjustments to state revenue and Medicaid caseload projections. “It is a significant investment across the spectrum,” said Faber, a Celina Republican.

Faber cautioned that the education proposal is still a work in progress. Additional changes could come Tuesday in the Senate Finance Committee. A full Senate vote on the budget is planned for June 6. Senators also added $54 million to help schools meet a state mandate that students must know how to read before leaving third grade. Early childhood education would also see an additional $30 million over the budget period. State aid school districts get for each student would see a boost compared to Gov. John Kasich’s proposed figures — up from Kasich’s $5,000 per student to $5,745 in the first year and $5,800 in the second year of the budget. The Senate is also considering whether to set aside another $50 million for the governor’s proposed Straight A fund, which will deliver grants to districts for innovation and efficiency measures.

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NATION/WORLD TODAY IN HISTORY BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Friday, May 31, the 151st day of 2013. There are 214 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 31, 1669, English diarist Samuel Pepys (peeps) wrote the final entry of his journal, blaming his failing eyesight for his inability to continue. On this date: • In 1790, President George Washington signed into law the first U.S. copyright act. • In 1859, the Big Ben clock tower in London went into operation, chiming for the first time. • In 1889, more than 2,000 people perished when a dam break sent water rushing through Johnstown, Pa. • In 1910, the Union of South Africa was founded. • In 1913, U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan proclaimed the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for popular election of U.S. senators, to be in effect. • In 1941, “Tobacco Road,” a play about an impoverished Southern family based on the novel by Erskine Caldwell, closed on Broadway after a run of 3,182 performances. • In 1961, South Africa became an independent republic as it withdrew from the British Commonwealth. • In 1962, former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel a few minutes before midnight for his role in the Holocaust. • In 1970, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Peru claimed an estimated 67,000 lives. • In 1977, the transAlaska oil pipeline, three years in the making, was completed. • In 1985, at least 88 people were killed, more than 1,000 injured, as over 40 tornadoes swept through parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Ontario, Canada, during an 8-hour period. • In 1994, the United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush visited the site of the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau in Poland as he challenged allies to overcome their bitterness and mistrust over the Iraq war and unite in the struggle against terrorism. Anti-government extremist and bomber Eric Rudolph was arrested outside a grocery store in Murphy, N.C. Air France’s Concorde returned to Paris in a final commercial flight.


Pencil in brain removed BERLIN (AP) — German doctors say a man spent 15 years with a pencil in his head following a childhood accident. Aachen University Hospital says the 24-year-old man from Afghanistan sought help in 2011 after suffering for years from headaches, constant colds and worsening vision in one eye. A scan showed that a 10-centimeter (4inch) pencil was lodged from his sinus to his pharynx and had injured his right eye socket. The unnamed man said he didn’t know how the pencil got there but recalled that he once fell badly as a child. The German doctors removed the pencil and say the man has recovered. Hospital spokesman Mathias Brandstaedter said Wednesday the case was presented for the first time at a medical conference this week.

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Presence of explosive chemicals often kept secret WASHINGTON (AP) — Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for citizens to find out what dangerous chemicals lurk in their backyards, The Associated Press has found. Secrecy and shoddy record-keeping have kept the public and emergency workers in the dark about stockpiles of explosive material. A monthlong reporting effort by the AP, drawing upon public records in 28 states, found more than 120 facilities within a potentially devastating blast zone of schoolchildren, the elderly and the sick. But how many others exist nationwide is a mystery, as other states refused to provide data. People living near these facilities who want to know what hazardous materials they store would also have to request the

information from state environmental agencies or emergency management offices. County emergency management officials would also have it. The federal government does not have a central database, and while the Homeland Security Department has a list of ammonium nitrate facilities, it does not share it because of security concerns. Until the local fertilizer company in West, Texas, blew up last month and demolished scores of homes, many in that town didn’t know what chemicals were stored alongside the railroad tracks or how dangerous they were. Even some of the rescue workers didn’t know what they were up against “We never thought of an explosive potential,” said Dr. George Smith, the EMS director who responded to the factory fire

by running to a nearby nursing home to prepare for a possible chemical spill. Around the country, hundreds of buildings like the one in West store some type of ammonium nitrate. They sit in quiet fields and by riverside docks, in business districts and around the corner from schools, hospitals and day care centers. At least 60 facilities reported to state regulators as having about as much or more ammonium nitrate than the 540,000 pounds West Fertilizer Co. said it had at some point last year. The AP contacted 20 of the facilities individually to confirm the information, and three companies disputed the records. Some of the facilities stored the chemical in solid form, which is among the most dangerous.

Assad ‘confident in victory’

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BAGHDAD MUNICIPALITY workers clean up while restaurant staff react after a parked car bomb exploded near the popular restaurant in the Ur neighborhood in northern Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday. A series of bomb explosions in Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday killed and wounded dozens in the latest eruption of violence rattling the country, officials said.

Alarm grows as Iraqi forces fail to stem violence BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials in Iraq are growing increasingly concerned over an unabated spike in violence that claimed at least another 33 lives on Thursday and is reviving fears of a return to widespread sectarian fighting. Authorities announced plans to impose a sweeping ban on many cars across the Iraqi capital starting early Friday in an apparent effort to thwart car bombings, as the United Nations envoy to Iraq warned that “systemic violence is ready to explode.” Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki, meanwhile, was shown on state television visiting security checkpoints around Baghdad the previous night as part of a three-hour inspection tour, underscoring the government’s efforts to show it is acting to curtail the bloodshed. Iraqi security forces are struggling to contain the country’s most relentless round of violence since the 2011 U.S.

military withdrawal. The rise in violence follows months of protests against the Shiite-led government by Iraq’s Sunni minority, many of whom feel they’ve been marginalized and unfairly treated since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. Tensions escalated sharply last month after a deadly crackdown by security forces on a Sunni protest camp. Sunni militants, including al-Qaida, have long targeted Iraq’s Shiite majority and government security forces. But Sunni mosques and other targets have also been struck over the past several weeks, raising the possibility that Shiite militias are also growing more active. Several members of the security forces were killed in Thursday’s bombings. The attacks also included an assassination attempt by a suicide bomber targeting a provincial governor in the country’s Sunni-dominated west. “These daily patterns of car

bomb attacks … in Baghdad and some other cities (are) really unacceptable for the people of Iraq, who have suffered so much,” Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Thursday. “It’s the government’s responsibility to redouble its efforts, to revise its security plans, to contain this wave, to prevent it from sliding into sectarian conflict and war,” he added. “That should not happen again.” The spike in violence, which has gained momentum since the middle of the month, is raising worries that Iraq is heading back toward the widespread sectarian bloodletting that spiked in 2006 and 2007 and pushed the country to the brink of civil war. More than 500 people have been killed in May. The month before was Iraq’s deadliest since June 2008, according to a United Nations tally that put April’s death toll at more than 700.

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he is “confident in victory” in his country’s civil war, and he warned that Damascus would retaliate for any future Israeli airstrike on his territory. Assad also told the Lebanese TV station AlManar that Russia has fulfilled some of its weapons contracts recently, but he was vague on whether this included advanced S-300 air defense systems. The comments were in line with a forceful and confident message the regime has been sending in recent days, even as the international community attempts to launch a peace conference in Geneva, possibly next month. The strong tone coincided with recent military victories in battles with armed rebels trying to topple him. The interview was broadcast as Syria’s main political opposition group appeared to fall into growing disarray. The international community had hoped the two sides would start talks on a political transition. However, the opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, said earlier Thursday that it would not attend a conference, linking the decision to a regime offensive on the western Syrian town of Qusair and claiming that hundreds of wounded people were trapped there. Assad, who appeared animated and gestured frequently in the TV interview, said he has been confident from the start of the conflict more than two years ago that he would be able to defeat his opponents. “Regarding my confidence about victory, had we not had this confidence, we wouldn’t have been able to fight in this battle for two years, facing an international attack,” he said.

Poll: 2 in 5 women would consider parenting solo BY JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child. “Was it worthwhile? Well, I’m thinking of doing it again, aren’t I?” she says. Everson and women like her are part of a shift in American society. An Associated Press-WE tv poll of people under 50 found that more than 2 in 5 unmarried women without children — or 42 percent — would consider having a child on their own without a partner, including more than a third, or 37 percent, who would consider adopting solo. The poll, which addressed a broad range of issues on Amer-

ica’s changing family structures, dovetails with a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau that single motherhood is on the rise: It found that of 4.1 million women who’d given birth in 2011, 36 percent were unmarried at the time of the survey, an increase from 31 percent in 2005. And among mothers 20-24, the percentage was 62 percent, or six in 10 mothers. The AP-WE tv poll also found that few Americans think the growing variety of family arrangements is bad for society. However, many have some qualms about single mothers, with some two-thirds — or 64 percent — saying single women having children without a partner is a bad thing for society. More men — 68 percent — felt that way, compared to 59 percent of women. The survey found broad gender gaps in opinion on

many issues related to how and when to have children. One example: At a time when the can-you-have-it-all debate rages for working mothers, women were more apt than men to say having children has negatively impacted their career. And this was true especially among mothers who waited until age 30 or older to have children. Fully 47 percent of those mothers said having a child had a negative impact on their careers. Of women overall, 32 percent of mothers reported a negative effect, compared with 10 percent of men. For Everson, who lives in a suburb of Minneapolis and is now 44, being the only parent means daily responsibilities that naturally suck up some of the time she used to spend on her career as a financial consultant. “To be honest about it, it’s

hard to be a rock star” when parenting a baby, she says. But she sees it as more of a temporary career setback, and feels she’s already getting back on track with her toddler now over age 2. Soon, she says, “I’ll be getting back on my Agame.” For Joyce Chen, a hospital occupational therapist in San Francisco, it’s a question of what kind of career she wants to have. Chen, 41 and also a single mother, is happy to have work that she not only enjoys, but that she can balance easily with caring for her 10-yearold daughter. “I’ve been blessed,” she says. “I have a decent income. I don’t feel like I need to climb the ladder. I enjoy what I do, but I can leave it at the end of the day and not think about it.” Chen also credits a strong community of friends from church for helping make her family work.


Friday, May 31, 2013

‘ICE’ is the right call


This Evening • Free at Last, a program designed to break the chains of addiction, meets at the Lockington United Methodist Church, 2190 Miami Conservancy Road, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For information, call 726-3636. • Hope in Recovery, similar to traditional 12-step programs to confront destructive habits and behaviors, meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 E. 4th St., Greenville, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (937) 548-9006. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Staying Clean for the Weekend, meets at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St.

Saturday Morning • Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry Distribution, in Port Jefferson, 9 to 11 a.m. • Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry Distribution, in Maplewood, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday Evening • Lumber Company Baseball hosts fundraising bingo to support the children on the teams. Doors open at 4 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. at Sunset Bingo, 1710 W. High St., Piqua. $20 to play all night. For information, call (937) 543-9959. • The Sidney-Shelby County Chess Club Checkmates meets at 7 p.m. at the library at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, call 497-7326. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Saturday Night Live, meets at 8 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St.

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How much is that doggie in the window? A curious dog looks out the window of a house in Port Jefferson recently.

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• Shelby County Deer Hunters holds its monthly Sunday Rifle Shoot at 7988 Johnston-Slagle Road It seems like ting ready. beginning at 1 p.m. Program one round at five difI hardly have Daughters ferent targets, pays three places. Points awarded to time to sit down Elizabeth and members for end-of-the-year trophy. Open to the and write this Susan will start public. column, but it following inSunday Evening needs to be structions in • Lumber Company Baseball hosts fundraising done before preparation for bingo to support the children on the teams. Doors deadline. baptism when open at 4 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. at Sunset We are havchurch services Amish Bingo, 1710 W. High St., Piqua. $20 to play all ing a light rain are here on night. For information, call (937) 543-9959. this morning, June 2. Cook • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Never Alone, which we are so Such a joy it Lovina Eicher Never Again, meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian thankful for. brings to us as Church, 320 E. Russell Road. Yesterday we also had parents to see our chilsome rain, and it sure dren want to accept Monday Afternoon • Sidney Rotary Club meets at noon at the Sid- has made my garden Jesus Christ as their ney Moose Lodge. For more information on activi- perk up. I think we will savior. Baptism services ties or becoming a member, contact Deb Barga at be having radishes to for the girls will be this use soon. fall sometime, Lord will492-3167. Daughter Lovina had ing. Monday Evening When a girl follows • Minster Historical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. her friends here for the at the Minster Historical Society Museum, 112 night on Monday. They instructions, the custom had lots of fun. Lovina is to wear a black dress Fourth St., Minster. cupcakes in- and a white cape and wanted • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step group offering experience, strength, and hope to anyone who stead of cake. We put apron each church Sunsuffers from an eating disorder, meets at 7 p.m. at nine candles on the cup- day. Both girls’ dresses Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Belle- cakes for her to blow out. are cut out, but not sewn We had a thunderstorm yet. My goal is to work fontaine. Use the rear parking lot and door. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of in the early morning on that today. I enjoy sewing more Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road hours which woke up all the little girls for awhile. than cleaning, so my Church, 340 W. Russell Road. Our hearts go out to birthday treat to myself • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new mem- all the people that lost is to sew instead of clean bers are welcome. For more information, call Tom loved ones or their today. homes in the recent torForty-two years ago Frantz at 492-7075. nadoes in Oklahoma. I on May 22, I was born to • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, cannot imagine how very loving parents, Ben scary it must be to be in and Elizabeth Coblentz. New Bremen. • Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. at the the path of a tornado. How I appreciate all Moose Lodge, on the corner of Broadway Avenue May God be their guide they taught me. throughout this trial. My 29th birthday was and Russell Road. Sister Emma and her the day before Dad’s fu• A cancer support group meets at 7 p.m. in the Sidney First United Methodist Church library. daughter Elizabeth as- neral. I was 31 years old Park in the lot across North Street from the public sisted us with our work when mother died and library and use the door off the lot. Call 492-1325 yesterday. I don’t know son Joseph was only 8 what we would do with- weeks old at that time. for information. out their help. God had other plans. We Neighbor Susan and a will cherish the memofew other ladies from ries of them always. church offered to help Jacob, Emma, and Our New Newest est Medical Meedical Pr Practice ra actice prepare for church serv- family are planning to ices. It seems I am more come tonight for supper behind this time in get- in honor of my birthday.

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Scout to hold Eagle court of honor HOUSTON — Kyle M. Patterson, of Houston, will celebrate his Eagle Scout court of honor at the Houston Community Center, 5005 Russia-Houston Road, Sunday at 2 p.m. A member of Boy Scout Troop 239 in Houston and a former member of Boy Scout Troop 586 in Tipp City,

Patterson refurbished the community center, which his great-grandfather, Basil Swabb, and grandparents, Michael and Dorothy Swabb, helped to build. Patterson refinished the outdoor shelter building, scraped and painted basketball posts, backboards and rims, painted guard posts,

mulched landscaped beds and repainted handicap parking stripes and symbols in the parking lot. In June, Patterson will be a youth leader of a Dayton troop attending the National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. He is the son of Matthew and Kimberly Patterson, of Houston.

Crescent Players announce cast ST. HENRY — The Crescent Players will present the musical, “Schoolhouse Rock Live,” at St. Henry High School, 391 E. Columbus St., June 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and June 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. Advance sale tickets cost $8 for children, students and senior citizens and $10 for adults. Tickets at the door will cost $2 more. They are available at the Minster and

St. Henry True Value Hardware stores and by phone at (419) 678-4643. The musical will be directed by Amy Bennett with musical assistance from Drew Houser, Shannon Huelskamp and Haley Hogenkamp. The cast comprises Peter Morsey as Tom, Alex Barhorst as Joe, Daniel Boyle as George, Kate Fox as Dori, Carla Burrows as Dina, Ansley Heid as Bill and Alayna

Albers as Schuli. Also in the cast are Kaycie Wissman, TJ Burrows, Trevor Noggle, Taylor Wissman, Bridget McGowen, Allison Grieshop, Alex McClure, Taylor Paul, Rianna Paul, Elizabeth Imel, Zoe Heid, Alex Huelskamp, Elizabeth Baker, Emily Greer, Derek Grieshop, Dani Imel, Rebecca Monnin, Jackie Schemmel and Monica Shell.




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the ceremony, the DeMange Band played. Servers were Janice Large, Susan Beisner, Deborah Egbert, Betty DeLaet, Lois Long, Sherry Fogt, Deborah Slaybaugh and Diana Francis. Cathy Large attended the guest book. Michael is the son of Martha Watercutter, of Sidney, and the late Elmer Watercutter. He has four sisters and brothers-in-law, Diana and Jim Francis, Nancy and Mike New, Julie and Bob Spearman and Lisa and Mark Steinke, all of Sidney; and three brothers and

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sisters-in-law, David and Denise Watercutter, of Huber Heights, Nick and Melinda Watercutter, of Sidney, and Bill and Karen Watercutter, of Sidney. Rita is the daughter of Joan Large, of Houston, and the late Leslie Large. She has a sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Ronald Hoying, of Piqua. The Watercutters have a son, Brian Watercutter, of Sidney, and a daughter and son-in-law, Krista and Bryan Ramge, of Sidney. They have a grandson, Logan Ramge, of Sidney. Michael is employed by Horizon Transport as a driver. Rita is employed by S&H Products as a sub. The couple enjoy gardening, vacationing and spending time with their children and grandson. They attend Lockington United Methodist Church.

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of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the American Legion hall, 1265 Fourth Ave. “Anyone interested in becoming a member or volunteering is welcome to come,” Henman said. Election of officers is planned for the August meeting. Henman reported that the organization has placed two dogs and a cat in “foster care,” with people willing to care for them until permanent homes can be found. More foster

homes are needed, Henman said. She could not provide information about how many or what kind of animals are awaiting homes or where those animals are housed now. According to Henman, members of the Shelby County society will travel soon to attend a meeting of the Darke County Humane Society, whose president, Judy Francis, has offered to help the local group as it continues its reorganization efforts.

Sidney teens in Project SEARCH TROY — Four Sidney participants of Upper Valley Medical Center’s Project SEARCH were acknowledged during the 2012-13 Project SEARCH Celebration on May 17 at the facility. Project SEARCH is a high school transition program designed to provide training and education on the road to employment for individuals with disabilities. Local participants were Brian Gold, Ashley Shoffner and Ashley

Weber, all students at Sidney High School, and Taylor Stewart, a student at Fairlawn. Local Project SEARCH partners, in addition to UVMC, include the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua, the Board of Developmental Disabilities in Miami and Shelby counties, Capabilities Inc. and the state Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation. The goal of the ninemonth program is to help each of the interns

become a more independent person and ready to compete in the job market, said Patti Moore, Upper Valley Project SEARCH coordinator. Moore said the interns are not actual employees, but are “strictly students in training” during the program, with the vision of tapping into a career path. Each student deferred receiving a high school diploma to participate in the program, Moore said.



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ANNIVERSARY Michael and Rita Watercutter, of Sidney, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary by vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Michael and the former Rita Large were married June 2, 1973, at 2:30 p.m. in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Newport. It was a beautiful day. The Rev. Paul Ratermann officiated the ceremony. The witnesses were maid of honor Becky Large, sister of the bride; bridesmaids Nancy Watercutter, sister-in-law of the bridegroom, Theresa Given, cousin of the bridegroom, Cheryl Vondenheuval and Kris Durnell; best man Dave Watercutter, brother of the bridegroom; and groomsmen Nick Watercutter, brother of the bridegroom, Dale Given, Maxwell Schmidt and Lewis Carr. During a reception in Russia Hall following

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Friday, May 31, 2013

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Afternoon shower Steve Etlinger, of Montreal, Quebec, prepares to give his French bulldog, Abby, a quick shower to keep her cool at Alumapalooza Four, at Airstream Inc. in Jackson Center Wednesday. The festival is for people who love Airstream travel trailers. The festival continues through Sunday.

JACKSON CENTER — Community Days kicked off Thursday with the selection of festival royalty, but it continues through the rest of this weekend with plenty of activities, entertainment and food. Mechanical rides will be open today from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday noon to 3 and 6 to 9 p.m., and Sunday 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. A weekend bracelet is available for $25 from JC Pro Hardware or the village office during office hours. Wristbands are otherwise $12 per session, or tickets are $25 for 20. The annual Tiger Trot 5k race and one-mile fun

run are set for Saturday morning starting at the high school. Last-minute runners will still be able to register. The one-mile run run for elementaryage children begins at 8:40 a.m., and registration is $3. The Tiger Trot starts at 9 a.m., and race-day registration is $15. Proceeds will be donated to Landon Reese and Michael Hoewischer. The Sons of the American Legion will host a pancake and sausage breakfast at the fire station from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Saturday also will feature the 15th annual Community Days Car,

Bike and Truck Show downtown. Registration is 3 to 5 p.m. with dash plaques to the first 50 vehicles, trophies and cash prizes. There is a $10 entry fee. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. Other Saturday activities include the kids’ tractor races, bake sale, kids’ bicycle parade, dodgeball tournament, COSI on Wheels, and performances by Thick and Thin, and 1988 in the entertainment tent. Sunday opens up with a community worship service at 10:30 a.m., and the parade begins at 2 p.m., with the Class of ‘63 as grand marshal.

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Board approves contracts

JACKSON CENTER — The Family Life Center of Jackson Center is again participating as a sponsor site for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). A free, nutritious lunch will be provided, Monday through Friday, to all eligible children free of charge. Children who are part of households currently receiving free or reduced lunches through the school system, food stamps, or ben-

JACKSON CENTER — Members of the Jackson Center Board of Education approved several measures during their meeting May 20, including three awarding contracts and stipends to supplemental staff. Hired were the following: Varsity golf, Dave King; head cross country, Steve Hoover; varsity volleyball, Kim Metz; varsity assistant volleyball, Christen Thomas; junior varsity volleyball, Sarah Kipker; seventh-grade volleyball, Rhonda Burch; varsity boys basketball, Scott Elchert; varsity assistant boys basketball, Tony Meyer; junior varsity boys basketball, Isaac Klopfenstein; varsity girls basketball, Makaine Huffer; varsity assistant girls basketball, Brad Esser; high school cheerleading, Brooke Luthman; athletic trainer, Wilson Memorial Hospital; athletic director, Elchert; assistant athletic director, Metz. Also Academia adviser, Susie Harris; band, Harris; yearbook, Cathy Tenney; junior class adviser/prom coordinator, Debbi Tussing; senior class adviser, Tenney; 1/3 sixth-grade

Center, 210 Davis St., from noon to 12:40 p.m. Doors will open at 11 a.m. for free activities and recreation. The program begins Monday and will end Aug. 16. In addition to the provided meal, children will have the opportunity to enjoy activities such as basketball, volleyball, ping pong, board games, arts and crafts, and movies. For further information, contact Michael VanBrocklin, program director, at 693-3309.

Many take easy way out DR. WALHopkins MedLACE: I was ical School with surprised to honors. —Dr. R., learn in a colNew York, N.Y. R: umn that 80 DR. percent of high Thanks for your school students inspiring mesin a survey of sage. Most stumore than 5,000 dents who cheat perfectly castudents admitare ’Tween ted that they pable of earning had cheated at 12 & 20 a c c e p t a b l e Dr. Robert least once in grades if they Wallace high school. It only completed was a long time the necessary ago (I’m 84), but I was assignments, but like my high school valedic- many human beings, torian, and I’m proud to they take the easy way say that I never cheated. out. I did assist several of my classmates with their DR. WALLACE: I’m homework, but I had dating a really great guy permission from teach- who is 18 and has graders. My best friend uated from high school. asked me to write a He has a job working for theme for him in Eng- his dad in an auto repair lish, but I said no. Being shop. He treats me well honest at school carried and spends a lot of through my entire life. I money on me. I like him have never done any- a lot, but he does have thing illegal, and I have one small problem. never falsified anything He earns most of his on my income tax re- money selling drugs, turn. mainly marijuana. I It is really enjoyable don’t like this one bit to be 100 percent honest and have told him many and never have to look times to stop selling, and over my shoulder for he always says, “I will — someone coming after tomorrow.” But tomorme. The Good Lord row never seems to get looked after me because here. What should I do? I praised him. I really —Nameless, Reno, Nev. hope those students who NAMELESS: Your cheat in school under- boyfriend doesn’t have a stand that they are only small problem. He has a cheating themselves. By major problem. Selling the way, I forgot to tell drugs is a criminal ofyou that I am a retired fense. If he’s caught, he’ll medical doctor, and I’m spend time behind bars. positive that all of my You’ve got to give him former patients are very an ultimatum: “What’s happy that their doctor more important, me or graduated from Johns selling drugs? Don’t let

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Red Cross offers Tornado App The American Red Cross is urging residents in the northern Miami Valley area to make sure households, schools and business are prepared for possible severe weather, including rain, strong winds and possible tornados. “Listen to weather alerts and designate a safe space where people can gather for the duration of the storm,” said R. Scott Miller, executive director. “The area should be a basement, storm cellar or an interior room on the lowest floor away from windows.” The American Red Cross Tornado App is available in English or Spanish and gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and tablet users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, during and after a tornado. The free app includes a high-pitched siren and “tornado warning!” alert that signals when a NOAA tornado warning has been issued. This feature allows users to make critical decisions and to take actions to help keep themselves and their loved ones safe even in the middle of the night. An “all clear!” alert lets users know when a tornado warning has expired or has been canceled. Other features of the app include: • Location-based NOAA tornado, severe thunderstorm and flood watch and warning alerts; • One touch “I’m safe” messaging that allows users to broadcast reassurance to family and friends via social media outlets that they are out of harm’s way; • Preloaded content that gives users instant access to critical action steps, even without mobile connectivity; • Toolkit with flashlight, strobe light and audible alarm; and • Locations of open Red Cross shelters. “If a tornado is threatening your area, listen for alerts and warnings, grab your emergency preparedness kit and head to your designated safe area,” Miller added. “Be prepared to evacuate if necessary.” The Tornado App, along with other apps, can be found in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store for Android by searching for American Red Cross or by going to People can go to for more safety tips.

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City pool opens Saturday Admission prices remain same as last year BY TOM MILLHOUSE The preseason maintenance is finished and the pool has been filled for a couple of weeks to allow the water to warm up, so everything is in place for Saturday’s opening of the Sidney Municipal Pool. The pool, which is located in Tawawa Park, will be open through Aug. 18. The hours are 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Thanks to donations by Dr. Lisa Alvetro and Cargill Inc., the big news at the pool this summer is free swimming lessons are back, according to Duane Gaier, Sidney parks director. “We’re excited that the swimming lessons are back this year,” said Gaier. He explained that the lessons had to be dropped in 2009 because of a budget crunch. The lessons will be offered in two sessions — July 8-12 and July 15-19. There will be sections for beginners; beginners/advanced; beginners/preschool; advanced. “We will have our guards instruct all the lessons,” Gaier said. The lessons will be conducted in the morning before the pool opens. Although there is no charge for the lessons, all participants must preregister by July 1. The total number of slots for the free lessons is 160. Parents should contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 498-8155 for information on registration. A major effort is being

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MARIA HUGHES, assistant manager of the Sidney Municipal Pool, wraps up hoses after spraying off the concrete around the pool last week. The pool will open for the season Saturday. made to boost pool attendance in order to increase revenues. The city had a booth at the Sidney-Shelby County Health Awareness Fair to help promote the pool. Other promotional efforts have included placing a large banner at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Michigan Street and distribution of pool brochures through local schools. Gaier said it also is hoped that by holding down admission fees, more people will use the pool this year. “We’re trying to get the revenue back up where it belongs,” Gaier said. Sidney City Council voted

earlier this year to keep the pool prices the same this year as in 2012. The season ticket prices are students, $46; adults, $66; family of four, $110 (and $11.50 for each additional member); and $45 for senior citizens over 63. Replacement tickets cost $5.50. Daily admission prices are preschool, $2; students (elementary to high school), $3.25; adults out of school, $3.75; and senior adults, $2.75. The pool may be rented at a charge of $225 per hour for up to two hours by contacting the city recreation department at 4988155.

Sidney’s pool fees compare favorably to those charged by other area communities. “We are well below average,” Gaier said. Special events are scheduled periodically at the pool this summer and the facility may be rented for parties and special events by contacting the recreation department. The pool is staffed by manager Charlie Gase and his assistant, Maria Hughes. A former lifeguard, this is Hughes’ first year as assistant manager. The staff also includes of 14 full-time lifeguards, 12 part-time lifeguards and four cashiers.

Parks and Recreation Department offers free activities for children With the end of the school year, the Sidney Parks and Recreation Department has lined up a number of free activities to help keep local children busy this summer. The programs range from a summer reading program to sports clinics and a little bit of everything in between. Among the summer programs slated for this year is Stories in the Park, which is offered by the Children’s Department of the Amos Memorial Library. The program begins Wednesday at Green Tree Park and will continue at 11 a.m. each Wednesday at a different park through July 24. The rest of the schedule will be June 12, Riverbend Park; June 19, Berger Park; June 26, Harmon Park; July 10, Sherman Park; July 17, Deam Park; and July 24, Chief O’Leary Park. No registration is required. In case of bad weather, Stories in the Park will be held at Amos Memorial Library in the Art Gallery. Other programs will be: • Tennis instruction will be offered Monday to Thursday at Lehman Catholic courts, with Amy West and Kristy Sherman serving as instructors. It is open to students in grades 6-9 and participants must preregister by today.

• Hiking will be offered from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday from June 24 through July 17. Open to children grades 3-8, participants should meet at the Geib Pavilion at Tawawa Park and hike the trails at the park. • Biking will be offered by the Parks and Recreation Department staff from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday from June 25 through July 18 for children in grades 3-8. Meet at Graceland Cemetery at the Canal Feeder Trail. Helmets are required. • Arts and crafts will be offered from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday from June 21 to July 12. It is for children kindergarten through third grade. The program begins June 21 at Brown Park, followed by June 28 at Green Tree Park, July 5 at Sherman Park and July 12 at Berger Park. • A fishing derby is set for July 8 at Tawawa Park in Tawawa Lake. Preregistration deadline is July 3 for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Check-in begins at 9 a.m., fishing begins at 9:15, and the derby ends at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded. • A basketball clinic will be held June 19-21 at Humphrey Park with Kim Replogle as instructor for students

in kindergarten through sixth grade. Instruction for students in kindergarten through third grade will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., followed by fourth through sixth grades from 2:30 to 3:30. Preregistration deadline is June 7. • A pool games event is set for 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 19 at the Sidney Municipal Pool. Registration deadline is July 16. • Checking out the Creek will be presented by Lynda Adams of the Soil and Water Conservation District on July 9 at Tawawa Park for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, with a session for K-3 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 4-8 from 2:30 to 3:30. Registration deadline is July 5. • Art in the Park Clinic will be offered Wednesday to June 7 at the Custenborder Field Shelter area. Registration deadline is Monday, with a limit of 40 participants. Instruction will be provided by the Gateway Arts Council. • Movie day is scheduled for June 28 at the Senior Center, 308 S. West Ave., for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. All park activities are free to Sidney residents and their guests.

Trupointe gives scholarships to local students Trupointe Cooperative, a member-owned agriculture and energy cooperative with an outlet in Sidney, has announced that 14 students have been awarded $2,500 scholarships as part of its Scholars Program. This is the first of what will be an annual program. Recipients are children of the co-op members, all have grade-point averages above 3.25 and are either high school seniors or current college students pursuing twoor four-year degrees in a field of study related to the agricultural industry.



Trupointe started the Scholars Program as a way to invest in the future of agriculture and give back to its members. Trupointe serves more than 4,000 farmers and homeowners in Ohio and Indiana.



Recipients in the Shelby County area are: • Luke Winner, the son of Ted and Jodie Winner, of Sidney. He is studying crop management and soil conservation at The Ohio State



University. • Lindsey Koppin, the daughter of Lee and Cathy Koppin, of Anna. She is studying agronomy at Wilmington College. • Amanda Meyer, the daughter of Philip and Lisa

Meyer, of Anna. She is studying marketing at the University of Dayton. • Stacie Seger, the daughter of Ken and Janice Seger, of Minster. She is studying communication at The Ohio State University. • Emma Regula, the daughter of Bert and Marlene Regula, of Jackson Center. She is studying dietetics at Bluffton University. • Grant Covault, the son of Dale and Barbara, Covault, of Sidney. He is studying marketing and public relations at the University of Findlay.


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Fatigue could be side effect of medicine The problem is DEAR DR. that I am conROACH: I’m 61. stantly cold, even Nearly a year ago, in rooms that I had chest pain should be comthat brought me fortable, and I to the emergency keep getting sick. room, and I was I’ve had the flu diagnosed with twice in the past blockages in my coronary arteries. To your eight months. I feel lousy more I was treated good often than I feel with four stents and cardiac health well, and the respiratory stuff just rehab. I’m taking Dr. Keith hangs on and on. the usual collecRoach At this point I tion of meds for my heart (Plavix, Coreg, wonder whether taking Pravachol and lisinopril), care of my heart is a good as well as dorzolamide for idea, since if I feel rotten glaucoma, Wellbutrin for all the time, dropping depression and occasion- dead doesn’t seem all that ally Ambien to help me bad. — P.S. ANSWER: When peosleep. At the same time, I ple have such a drastic was diagnosed with type change in their lives, as 2 diabetes, which I man- you did a year ago, it can age with diet and exer- have a profound impact. Getting a diagnosis of cise.

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thyroid state (hypothyroidism) is a common cause of low energy and cold intolerance, so that needs to be checked right away. Medication side effects are possible, as well as more esoteric considerations. I am also concerned that your depression might not be entirely treated either. Revisit your primary doctor for a complete evaluation. READERS: The booklet on hepatitis explains the three different kinds. Readers can obtain a copy by writing: Dr. Roach — No. 503, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. with the recipient’s printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery.

Wife’s short leash keeps dad away from son DEAR ABBY: that even though My ex-husband he may allow her and I divorced a to dictate his life, year ago. We she will not be share a 4-yeardictating mine. If old son and have I feel I need to a cordial relaspeak with him tionship. about something, Shortly after I do not have to our divorce, he include her. Am I Dear married a wrong? Abby woman he had I am in no way Abigail been carrying on trying to cause a an affair with Van Buren problem in their while married to me. marriage. I have decided Since their wedding she that whatever answer has not allowed him to you give I will abide by enter my home beyond as I respect your opinion the front door, be alone greatly. — NEEDS AN with me for any reason ANSWER IN TEXAS regardless of what we DEAR NEEDS AN need to discuss, and he ANSWER: The current rarely calls to talk with “Mrs.” is acting more our son anymore — all like a jailer than a wife, at her “request.” but then, she knows He has also informed what your ex is capable me that she’s “not com- of if he gets past the fortable” with the idea of front door or has private us communicating un- conversations with anless she is part of the other woman. conversation. I think she This is happening beis being silly and imma- cause she perceives you ture, and he claims to as still a threat. agree, but he wants to That your former huskeep the peace. band allows her to exert I explained to him this amount of control is

unfortunate. The distancing from his son is happening because he is permitting it, and the loser here is the little boy. You’re not wrong, but if the only way your son can have a relationship with his dad is for this woman to be ever-present, then bite your tongue and go along with it for as long as this marriage lasts or your ex summons up enough backbone to set his No. 2 straight. DEAR ABBY: My sisters and I look out for our “Aunt Lil,” who is in her late 70s and never had children. Physically and mentally she’s fine right now. She quit driving a few years ago, but that had more to do with the price of gas than her driving ability. We run errands for her, take her to appointments, etc. Our question: For most of her life, Aunt Lil has kept up a steady correspondence with many people all over the

world. When I say she has pen pals everywhere, I’m not exaggerating. When the time comes and she is gone, how should we notify her friends? I think a simple form letter would be fine, but my sisters think each person should be notified individually, either with a phone call or a personal letter. Abby, there are 100 people she writes to and those are just the ones we’re aware of! Your thoughts would be appreciated. — AUNT LIL’S GIRLS DEAR GIRLS: Considering that people live longer these days, I wouldn’t write off Aunt Lil too quickly. Because she still has all her faculties, ask HER how she wants it handled. She may prefer to write her own farewell note to be mailed after her death. (“By the time this reaches you, I will have gone to that great stationery store in the sky …”)



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100 years May 31, 1913 W.R. Blake has tendered his resignation to Mayor Duncan as city engineer and the resignation has been accepted. Mr. Blake has been city engineer for the past several years and gives as his reason for resigning is the press of business at the plant of the Sidney Elevator Manufacturing Co. of which he is the manager, Mr. Blake’s brother, Thaleon, will probably be appointed to fill the vacancy. He has been employed on city work for some year and is thoroughly familiar with it. ——— Trespassing or fishing at Tawawa lake will not be permitted in the future unless consent is obtained from the owners and lessees. Much damage has been done about the club house and the lake recently, and hereafter no trespassing will be allowed under penalty of prosecution. ——— Today, O.J. Taylor celebrated his sixtieth anniversary in business in the hardware trade in Sidney. The magazine Iron Age, says he has been in the hardware business longer than any other man in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Iowa and perhaps longer than any other man in the United States.

75 years May 31, 1938 Members and guests of the Fourth District Editorial association enjoyed a meeting last evening in the Masonic temple at which W.W. Loomis, of LaGrange, Ill., president of the National Editorial association, and Walter H. Crim, Salem, Ind., treasurer of the NEA, were the honored guests. ——— Diplomas will be presented to 20 members of the graduating class of Holy Angels High school at the annual commencement on Sunday. They are: Frederick Aselage, Rosemary Blake, William Carey, Leonard Drees, Adrian Francis, Lawrence Goffena, Dale Kinninger, John Kinsella, Richard Weigandt, Idaline Cianciolo, Mary Agnes Cole, Mary Dunn, Helen Farley, Ruth Gaier, Roberta Hentrich, Mary Kelly, Marianne Mutschler, Evelyn Strosnider, Enda Schneider, Martha Tebbe. Officers were named for the next club year when members of the As You Like It club held their final meeting of the year yesterday with Mrs. Arthur Allinger. Mrs. Mary Geitgey was elected president; Mrs. Roy Fry, vice president, and Mrs. Fred L. Griffis, secretary and treasurer.

50 years May 31, 1963 VERSAILLES — Richard J. Paulus, son of Mrs. C.J. Paulus, 307 East Main street, and the late Mr. Paulus is a

candidate for the degree of doctor of medicine at Marquette University, Milwaukee. Commencement exercises will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Milwaukee Arena. ——— A Sidney man, Timothy G. Bauman, is among the 66 Ohioans listed in the recordbreaking senior class of 1,318 candidates for degrees at the 79th annual commencement exercises at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. Bauman, who is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bauman, 897 Johnston drive, is a senior in the Marquette school of medicine, and a candidate for the professional degree of doctor of medicine. He is a graduate of Sidney High School and at Marquette followed in the footsteps of his brother, Dr. William Bauman, who also graduated from Marquette.

25 years May 31, 1988 Ohio Lt. Gov. Paul Leonard described the Sidney-Interstate 75 corridor area as “very vibrant” when he spoke at a special legislative luncheon of the SidneyShelby County Chamber of Commerce Friday afternoon at the Sidney Holiday Inn. Leonard, who delivered about 10 minutes of his speech in the dark as the result of a power failure, gave a presentation entitled, “Building On Ohio’s New Economy.” He complimented the local area for reducing double-digit inflation to single digits and for creating a diversified economic base. Leonard, who served as mayor of the city of Dayton from 1981-86, said these are challenging times in the state’s economic history. The “good news story” the state is trying to tell is that there are now five million people working in Ohio, a record number, he said. ——— MIDDLETOWN — The Sidney High Lady Jackets don’t have to wonder what it would be like anymore. They don’t have to sit back and analyze what went wrong, what prevented them from reaching the peak. And they don’t have to find their own rides to Ashland this weekend. After two straight years of falling just short, the Lady Jackets are in. Their next game will be the Class AAA State Softball Tournament semifinals, made possible by a thorough 10-6 whipping of Cincinnati Mother of Mercy in the regional finals.

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Emotional funeral for slain officer

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FAMILY MEMBERS of Officer Jason Ellis accepted condolences from law enforcement officers during the funeral service for the fallen officer, Thursday at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown, Ky. Ellis was killed in the line of duty Saturday. service, two helicopters flew overhead and the bagpipe player played “Amazing Grace.” At the morning service at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown, Police Chief Rick McCubbin told mourners Ellis was a fun-loving jokester who dressed as an elf at a town Christmas party, and he was proud of his work taking drugs off the streets with Figo. McCubbin said Ellis “paid the ultimate sacrifice doing what he loved, being a police officer.” He

called Ellis and Figo “true partners.” Ellis was “gunned down in a senseless act of cowardice and you just want to cry out, ‘Why?’” Snook said at the funeral service. Later, as the funeral procession inched slowly toward the cemetery 18 miles away, young and old stood on the roadside in this town of 12,000 and watched. Factories, office buildings and offices emptied as people lined the streets, many clutching American flags or holding

their hands on their hearts. Others held signs thanking Ellis for his service. A giant American flag hung between two fire-truck ladders in front of the police department. Outside the courthouse stood three judges in black robes. Outside the police station in Bardstown, about 40 miles southeast of Louisville, a makeshift memorial featuring flags, candles, flowers and baseballs sat in front of a police cruiser signed with messages.

MUNICIPAL COURT In Sidney Municipal Court Tuesday, Judge Duane Goettemoeller fined Amy L. Martin, 36, 1509 Sandlewood Place, $500 and $128 costs, sentenced her to 180 days in jail, and suspended her license for six months for drunken driving. She also was fined $150 and $138 costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail (two days credit for time served) for disorderly conduct, amended from criminal trespass. Dismissed were charges of drunken driving (breath count), driving under suspension and speeding. • Ronnie E. Cruea, 45, 347 Maple St., was fined $100 and $132 costs and sentenced to 90 days in jail (50 days suspended) for prohibitions concerning companion animals. • Roger Gross, 23, 228 N. Main Ave., was fined $150 and $138 costs and sentenced to 23 days in jail (three days credit) for attempted assault, amended from domestic violence. • Jeremy Henson, 27, 2361 Millcreek Road, was fined $100 and $136 costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail (10 days suspended) for criminal trespass. • Christopher J. Heath, 36, 811 Foraker Ave., was fined $600 and $122 costs, sentenced to 30 days in jail, and his license was suspended one year for drunken driving (second offense). A charge of refusal to submit to a blood-alcohol test with a prior drunken driving conviction was dismissed, along with a charge of failure to drive in marked lanes. • Harold E. Case, 38, 620 Mohican Court, was fined $150 and $113 costs and sentenced to five days in jail for failure to display a license, amended from driving under suspension. • Thomas J. McMahon, 31, 627 N. Main Ave., was fined $25 and $111 costs for assured clear distance. • Jerry L. Milbourn, 58, 500 Vandemark

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Road, Apt. 68, was fined $30 and $92 costs for a seat belt violation. • Travis Beatty, 27, 227 N. Pomeroy Ave., was fined $30 and $92 costs for a seat belt violation. • Jacob R. Colley, 28, 260 Ironwood Drive, was fined $30 and $105 costs for speeding. • Amber M. Scott, 24, 867 S. Ohio Ave., was fined $30 and $122 costs for a seat belt violation. • Joshua P. Bricker, 30, 1740 Port Jefferson Road, was fined $25 and $105 costs for following too closely. The following civil cases have been filed in Sidney Municipal Court: Wilson Memorial Hospital v. Stewart and Charlene Polston, 620 Arrowhead Drive, $1,056. Wilson Memorial v. Billy W. and Christy Price, 826 Grove St., $1,011. Wilson Memorial v. William L and Dorothy Leopold, P.O. Box 25, Russells Point, $1,288. Wilson Memorial v. Dylan M. Poe, 418 Belmont St., $1,989. Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif. v. Marsha Nation aka Marsha M. Matlon, 10080 Oakbrook Drive, $2,539. Discover Bank, New Albany v. Francis Mowery, 10962 Comanche Drive, $2,148. Mid Ohio Acceptance Corp., Troy v. Julie Cornett, 435 Jefferson St., $7,096. Wilson Memorial v. Laci N. Smith aka Laci N. Overbey, 10088 Shank Road, $1,809. Wilson Memorial v. Bobby-Jo Hildebrand, of Piqua, $1,147. Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys v. Richard and Tonda Inman, 412 Apollo St., $1,387. Wilson Memorial v. Robbie F. and Stacy E. Gates, P.O. Box 322, Anna, $564. Wilson Memorial v. Michael L. and Sarah D. Coyer, 206 Shannon Drive, Anna. Lima Radiological Associates, Lima v. Tony Kalb, 476 Addy Ave.,

$101. Wilson Memorial v. Lisa D. Felver, 1621 Fair Oaks Drive, $300. Wilson Memorial v. Kevin D. and Tammy J. Caudill, 409 S. Main Ave., $3,257. Wilson Memorial v.Rebecca J. Meyer, of Russells Point, $2,402. Wilson Memorial v. Gabrial M. Musick, of Piqua, $10,902. Wilson Memorial v. Debra K. Peck, 616 St. Marys Ave., $1,745. Wilson Memorial v. Craig L. Phelps, 6831 Palestine St., Pemberton, $2,385. Wilson Memorial v. Don L. Reed Jr., of Piqua, $2,678. Wilson Memorial v. Amy E. Huddleston, 215 Elizabeth Drive, Russia, $1,737. Koenig Equipment, P.O. Box 549, Botkins v. Todd Roberts, of Mechanicsburg, $11,391. Wilson Memorial v. Phillip Terry, of McComb, $4,606. The following civil cases have been dismissed: North Star Capital Acquisition, Columbus v. Angela Opperman, 815 Chestnut Ave., $1,121. Alvetro Orthodonics, 1102 Fairington Drive v. Julie Katz, of Piqua, $2,100. CACH, LLC, Louisville, Ky. v. Thomas Mertz, 212 Forest St., Apt. 4, $3,256. Unfund CCR Partners, Cincinnati v. Leane K. Pohaku, P.O. Box 4802, $5,226. Wilson Memorial v. Melissa Perkins, 11701 State Route 29, Anna, $451. Wilson Care Inc., 915 Michigan St. v. Steve D. and Nicole Napier, 221 Pike St., $237. Wilson Memorial v. James M. Green, 801 Chestnut Ave., $798. Wilson Memorial v. Barbara Ferree, 1050 N. Main Ave., $114. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement, Dorothy Love Retirement Community, 3003 W. Cisco Road, v. Anna Marie Osterloh, 480 Osterloh Road, Minster and Doris Osterloh, 663 Osterloh Road, Minster, $12,000.

University, Miami C.O. State of Ohio Collections, Columbus v. Teresa G. Johnston aka Teresa Kruetzman aka Boatwright, Teresa 12850 Sidney-Freyburg Road, Anna, $1,531. Atlantic Credit and Finance, Columbus v. William Ememrson, 726 St. Marys Ave., $1,464. Wilson Memorial v. Nocole and Craig E, Combs, of Urbana, $197. Lima Radiological Associates, Lima v. Alisha Gates, 2355 Collins Drive, Apt. J, $371. Lima Radiological Asssociates, Lima v. Timothy and Jacqueline McBride, 12595 Kirkwood Road., $371. Wilson Memorial v. Lisa S. Williams, 316 S. Highland Ave., $1,822. Valley Regional Surgery Center, Piqua v. Diana Copeland, 14244 Wells Road, Anna, $1,101. Asset Acceptance LLC, Cleveland v. Sue Mintchell, 1738 Letitia Drive, $4,005. Capital One Bank, Glen Allen, Va. v. Jessica Schutte, 322 Grant St., $1,236. Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif. v. Mark Elliott, 10585 W. Mason Road, $1,860. Two QB Ltd, Minster v. Lucas Clay, 2529 Alpine Court and Leanne Oswalt, 2529 Alpine Court, $2,410. Wilson Memorial v. Letitia N. Garrett, C.O. Gas America, 1501 St. Marys Ave., $1,506. Wilson Memorial v. Jennie N. Wooddell, 1691 S. County Road 25A, $1,858. Wilson Memorial v. Kimberly A. Pflum, 8400 Lochard Road, $4,369. Wilson Memorial v. Casey Martin, 212 Brown Road, $1,741. Wilson Memorial v. Bruce W. Thompson, 1721 S. County Road 25A, $1,123. Wilson Memorial v. Jennifer Mengerink, 711 Mojave Court, $1,495. Wilson Memorial v. Trina R. Holloway, 1515 Marilyn Drive, $1,664. Wilson Memorial v. Thomas A. Lewis and Joann L. Lewis, 17501 State Route 705, $1,087.

COVINGTON, 6920 McMaken Road, Thursday, Friday 9am6pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Large Multi family sale!! Recliner, twin bed, old lamps, desk, router/ table, weed-eater, tree climber (deer), bicycles, sand box, kids clothes 12m-8jr, womens 12-2X, household items,miscellaneous HOUSTON, 3603 State Route 66, Thursday & Friday, 9-5. Extra Large Garage Sale! ProForm Elliptical with iFit, large electric fireplace, lots of miscellaneous. HOUSTON, 4815 Johns Road, Thursday & Friday, 9-7, Saturday, 9-2. Clothing: men's, women's, junior/miss (work attire), boy's, girl's all sizes, household, Lots home decor, Mary Kay, Lia Sophia, cedar chest, 2 small TVs, queen headboard, frame, bedding, much more! PIQUA, 2020 Indian Ridge Drive (Across from Grace Church), Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9-? HUGE Multi Family! Little bit of everything! PIQUA, 510 E Snyder Road (off Troy Sidney behind schools), Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-?, outdoor lighthouse, tools, Makita Miter saw, TV's, knitting/ crochet books & supplies, weight watcher items, trading cards, toys, appliances, glider, lounger, metal desks, large file cabinet, M&M collectibles, Lots more! PIQUA, 809 North Sunset Drive, Thursday & Friday, 9-4, Saturday, 9-1. Three Family! Dixson mower, push mower, Troybilt rear tine tiller, weed trimmer, chain saw, air conditioners, carpet cleaner, NASCAR items, travel dog cages, golf cart, miscellaneous household items. Something for everyone! Clean sale, don't miss this one!! QUINCY, 301 North Miami Street, Friday & Saturday 9am4pm, Huge Moving sale! china cabinet, couch, freezer, dressser, books, clothing, household items, childrens toys & books, kitchen items, small appliances, blankets, glassware, linens & lots more! SIDNEY, 10001 Oakbrook Drive (Just North of Port Jefferson), Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9am-3pm, Large barn sale, Furniture, Smoker Craft canoe, tools, vintage, glassware, household items, Something for everyone, YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!!! SIDNEY, 1043 East Ave, Friday & Saturday 9am-1pm, Baby furniture, Baby clothes 624 month, recliner, glider, futon, 2 tvs, girls clothing junior 5-7, OSU bedding, blankets, much more!! SIDNEY, 1726 Fair Oaks Drive, Saturday only!! 9am-?, Girls clothing, video games, pottery, antiques, entertainment center, some tools, fishing equipment, odds & ends

SIDNEY, 1100 Broadway, Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm, Moving Sale! Treadmills, athletic equipment, small appliances, household items, clothing, furniture, dvd/vcr tapes, construction supplies (used windows, Doors), antiques, Lots more! EVERYTHING must go!! SIDNEY, 1216 Constitution, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9am-4pm, Surround sound, tv, dvd player, exercise items, Miscellaneous items SIDNEY, 1300s Spruce and Hickory Place (off Spruce), Thursday and Friday, 9-5, Saturday, 9-Noon. Neighborhood sale! Children/ adult bikes, riding lawn mower, push mowers, Wagnerware, Fenton glass, tools, Rainbow sweeper, boy's clothing size 8, Mega Blocks, name brand clothing, Vornado stool fan. SIDNEY, 1317 Sixth Ave (Behind drive-in off Russell Road), Saturday 9am-1pm, Bathroom Vanities (36wx21d) with sink, bathroom & household items, tv, tons of scrubs small, ceiling fans, gas grill (needs work on burners), other miscellaneous items SIDNEY, 1573 Westlake Drive, Friday 9am-3pm, Saturday 9am-noon, Girls name brand clothing 2-6, toys, Dora dollhouse, Safety first carseat, mens Schwinn bike, videos, stuffed animals, womens size 12 clothing, microwave, Lots more!! No early birds SIDNEY, 1609 South Kuther Road (1/4 mile South of Millcreek) Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, 4 Family Sale!! Name Brand girls clothes 3T-12 Juniors 111, Womens 12-3x, Mens 34XXLT, Corn hole bags, perennial plants, dressers, holiday, toys, household, miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 1658 Cumberland, Thursday & Friday, 9-4. Karaoke machine, CDs, ficus plant, TV wall mount, cookbooks, quilt stand, bikes, comforters, toys, Italian ornament stand, Juiceman, wheat dishes, clothes, Wii board, housewares, lamp and more! SIDNEY, 1800 Robert Place (off Vandemark), Friday & Saturday 9am-6pm, 2 air conditioners, kerosene heater, small chest freezer, electric heater, old 45's and 33-1/2 records, clothes, much more to numerous to mention!! SIDNEY, 2335 Fair Road, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 8am5pm, Brand name kids clothing, 4 wheeler, golf clubs, lawnmower, tools, odds & ends SIDNEY, 238 Lindsey Road, Thursday & Friday, 10am-4pm, Bikes, household items, desk, keyboard, antiques, jewelry, outside miscellaneous, and more!! SIDNEY, 2559, 2573, 2587 Oakmont Court, Friday & Saturday 8am-4pm, Vera Bradley, housewares, womens clothes, crafts, Craftsman Drill press, all in one cutting tool, 18 gauge Brad nailer, gas Weed-eater, Bushwacker 8" weed blade, hand saw, jig saw, Toro super blower/ bag, meat slicer, dutch oven, iron skillets, Miscellaneous SIDNEY, 2669 Bridlewood Drive, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am3pm, Moving Sale, Living room furniture, bedroom suite, table & chairs, stereo equipment, surround sound, baby items, lots of miscellaneous

Memory / Thank You


The family of Ivan Michael

wish to express our sincere thanks for the outpouring of love, honor and respect shown during the loss of our loved one. Your kindness shown through cards, flowers, food, gifts and help in other ways are greatly appreciated! All these expressions of love conveyed how much Ivan was loved by the many people whose lives he touched. He was a great husband, father, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. A special thanks to Adams Funeral Home and Pastor John Geissler.


BARDSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — An emotional funeral for a Bardstown police officer shot to death on a highway exit ramp ended Thursday with his fellow officers placing white flowers on his casket and saluting, one by one. Hundreds of police officers from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, emergency workers and others attended services for 33year-old Jason Ellis, a K-9 officer who was on the drug task force. His canine partner, Figo, stood beside his casket at Highview Cemetery in Chaplin. He has been retired and given to Ellis’ widow, Amy, and his two sons, ages 6 and 7. “Heaven is a real place. Jason is there,” said the Rev. Brent Snook of First Baptist Church of Glen Este, in Batavia, Ohio, who had been Ellis’ childhood pastor. The former minor league baseball player turned lawman was hit with multiple shotgun blasts early Saturday after he got out his cruiser to pick up debris at a ramp off the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County, according to Kentucky State Police. The investigation is continuing. Ellis’ flag-draped coffin was pulled on a caisson by one white horse. It was accompanied by five officers on horseback and one officer leading a riderless horse. A bagpipe and drummer played. At the end of the burial

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SIDNEY, 327 Windsor Parke Drive, Friday, 8-2 and Saturday, 9-Noon. Living room furniture, dining room table, end tables, bar stools, all baby furniture and boy clothes. Everything priced to sell!

SIDNEY, 460 Oakleaf Court (Campbell To Fairview to Oakleaf), Friday only 9am-6pm. Moving Sale!! Ladder, utility ramps, grinder, file cabinets, stereo cabinet, dvd cabinet, wall clock, lots of miscellaneous SIDNEY, 629 Thomas Drive (off North Broadway), Friday 9am-3pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, kids John Deere gator, OSU stroller, bikes, furniture, sand box, Thomas the train, toys, girls clothes, 6-16, boys clothes 5/6, 14/16, adult clothing, household goods, no early sales!!

SIDNEY, 818 North Buckeye, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-6pm, Clothes, shoes, holiday items, kitchen items, toys, Barbie items, games, books, knick knacks, television, end tables, kitchen table, dish washer, clock, miscellaneous

NEWSPAPER PAGINATION Civitas Media, a growing leader in local news, is looking for full time experienced paginators with copy editing backgrounds for its Miamisburg, Ohio hub. Paginators will be expected to design pages for a variety of newspapers and special sections in InDesign while copy editing editorial content and writing headlines. Evening and weekend hours. Wages based on experience. Health, vision, dental, vacation.

Email: Bohmantruckinginc@ Mail: Bohman Trucking Inc. 2632 Simon Rd. Russia, Ohio 45363 DRIVER Dancer Logistics is looking for Class A CDL driver with at least 2 years experience for home daily runs, over the road and regional. Great Benefits and great home time and your weekends off. Also looking for Teams to run West coast.

DRIVERS RV Wholesalers is looking for drivers with their own truck to deliver RVs across the US leaving from Lakeview, OH 43331. Must have own DOT #, Liability and Personal Property Damage Insurance. Please contact Jeremy at: (877)877-4494 for more info Food Services DIETARY ASSISTANT We are looking for experienced people. Come in and fill out an application and speak with Jeanine Colgrove, Dietary Director. Koester Pavilion 3232 North Co Rd 25A Troy, Ohio (I-75 at exit 78) (937)440-7663 Phone (937)335-0095 Fax Located on the Upper Valley Medical Center Campus EOE Help Wanted General CLEANING, Looking for someone to clean my home, (937)498-2341 leave message.

LEGALS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Village of Russia Main, Francis, Cordonnier, and Lynn Street Improvements Sealed Bids for the Village of Russia Main, Francis, Cordonnier, and Lynn Street Improvements will be received by the Village of Russia at the Village Hall, 232 W. Main Street, Russia, Ohio 45363 until Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., at which time they will be publicly opened and read.


Bids must be signed and submitted on the separate bidding forms included in the Bidding Documents, sealed in a properly identified envelope, and shall be accompanied by either a Bid Guaranty Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid amount or by a FHUWLILHG FKHFN FDVKLHUŇ&#x2039;V FKHFN RU OHWWHU RI FUHGLW RQ D VROYHQW bank in the amount of not less than 10% of the amount of the Bid, subject to conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders. The successful BIDDER will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid.

If you have the desire to join a growing organization with a positive work environment, submit your resume in confidence to: A & B Printing Human Resources Manager 400 Enterprise Drive P.O. Box 2 Fort Loramie, Ohio 45845 or email: ***No Phone Calls Please***

CARRIERS NEEDED In Sidney, Fort Loramie, and New Bremen to deliver the Dayton Daily News. Must be available 7 days a week between 2:00 am to 6:00 am weekdays and 8:00 am weekends. Reliable transportation and proof of insurance necessary. Leave message with area of interest along with phone number where you can be reached. Cox Media Group, (937)603-9178

CDL DRIVER & LABORERS Call Lambdin Hughes Trucking at: (937)492-4998 LAWN MAINTENANCE, local home owners association now accepting proposals for lawn maintenance. Job to include mowing, monthly edging, lawn trim, bush/ shrub trim, mulch in spring, fertilize 3 times per year and snow removal. There are currently 32 occupied lots with possible total of 46. Must provide certificate of liability insurance. Proposals must be received by June 6, 2013. For more information call (937)492-8922.

DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT. COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES. BIDDER must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Shelby County and the Village of Russia, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239. No BIDDER shall withdraw his Bid within 60 days after the actual opening thereof. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, waive irregularities in any Bid, and to accept any Bid which is deemed by Owner to be most favorable to the Owner. Village of Russia Terry Daugherty, Mayor May 24, 31

Help Wanted General

Continental Express Inc., a full service transportation company that specializes in hauling refrigerated food products is currently seeking the following:

Continental Express Inc., a full service transportation company that specializes in hauling refrigerated food products is recruiting for the following positions:

Weekend Dispatcher â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Part time position. Duties will require communicating instructions to drivers about freight pick-up and delivery, transmitting load assignments, routing, trip planning, promoting safety, and interaction with customers regarding pickup and delivery information.


METAL BUILDING ERECTORS PAINTER/ HANDYMAN Bruns General Contracting, Inc. is currently seeking a commercial carpenter with management experience, metal building erectors, and a painter/ handyman. Bruns offers health & life insurance, 401(k) program, paid holidays & vacations and more. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Mail, Fax, or E-mail resume to: H.R. Director Bruns General Contracting, Inc. 3050 Tipp Cowlesville Rd. Tipp City, OH 45371 Fax: (937)339-8051 Email:

Must have prior office experience, be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have problem solving skills. Excellent computer and telephone skill are a must. Mechanics â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Part time weekend positions available working on semi tractors and trailers. Must have own tools. Duties will include preventative maintenance, inspections and repairs, brake and tire repairs, and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates should apply in person at: Continental Express, Inc. 10450 State Route 47 Sidney, OH OR email resume to

Join the Republic Services Team! Due to an increased service area we have new opportunities for employment Now hiring for:

CDL Class B Driver We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including 401(k), paid vacation & holidays, and the opportunity for advancement.


Interested applicants, please call (937)593-3566 We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

Scioto Services is now accepting applications for general cleaning in the Anna and Minster area.


This is a great way to start your career with a growing company! Many of these are new positions and we are looking for all shifts.

Temporary. Full-Time and Part-Time. Earn up to $10-$12 per hour. Call (937)492-0144, no calls accepted after Wednesday, 6/5

Benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, paid vacation and 401K. Apply online today at


Primary responsibility will be overseeing work being done by Mechanics on semi trailers including; preventative maintenance, DOT inspections, general repairs and new trailer preparation. This will be a hands-on, working supervisor position. Person must have working knowledge and experience on tractor trailers. Strongly prefer someone with prior supervisory or leadership experience.

REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN Person will be responsible for maintenance and repairs to semi trailer refrigeration units. Must have ability to diagnose and repair units, perform preventative maintenance and install new units. Prior experience on Thermo King and/or Carrier units required with a preference on having certification. Both positions are on day shift and must have own tools. We offer a very clean work environment and newer model equipment. Excellent compensation and benefit package. Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, short term disability, 401K with match, uniforms, direct deposit, paid time off.

Apply at:

Continental Express Inc. 10450 St Rt 47 Sidney, OH 45365 800-497-2100 Or email resume to: Summer Photography Interns Wanted Anyone interested in a photography internship (unpaid) at the Sidney Daily News this summer should email examples of their work and a resume to: Chief Photographer Luke Gronneberg lgronneberg@ or drop them off at the office: 1451 N. Vandemark Road Sidney, Ohio 45365 For more information, call (937)498-5966. Leave a name and contact number. Interns will gain invaluable first-hand experience covering a wide range of subjects. The experience could also help fulfill college requirements for on-the-job training.

Background check, drug test, proof of eligibility to work is required. EOE

SALES/ SUPPORT, Nationwide Agent in Piqua seeking licensed support staff and licensed agents. Forward resume to


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2978 Bridlewood

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P R I C E REDUCED...Seller wants to relocate, bring offer! Got a boat, collector car or big boy toy? Garage is 1200 sq. ft., 3rd Stall is double in depth to accommodate a 4th vehicle, workshop or could be converted to living space. This is country in the city, located on .36 acres, large back yard with no rear neighbors & bordered by a creek. Enjoy the patio while watching the deer roam & play. This 2000 sq. ft. home has 3 beds, 2 full baths, formal living room, open family room w/ fireplace & cathedral ceiling, open dining room & kitchen with cabinets & more cabinets. Stereo speakers wired throughout house. Asking $217,800.

Each Bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the Bid and all persons interested therein. Each BIDDER must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The Owner intends and requires that this project be completed no later than September 27, 2013. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the GovHUQRUŇ&#x2039;V ([HFXWLYH 2UGHU RI  DQG *RYHUQRUŇ&#x2039;V ([HFXWLYH 2U der 84-9 shall be required.


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In general, the work consists of the installation of curb and gutter, asphalt, and storm sewer on Main Street, and grind and overlaying Francis Avenue, Cordonnier Road, and Lynn Street in the Village of Russia. The Bidding Documents which include drawings and specifications may be examined and obtained at the office of Choice One Engineering Corporation, 440 E. Hoewisher Road, Sidney, OH 45365. Cost for the Bidding Documents is $40.00 and is non-refundable.

Local Ready-Mix Company has driving positions available in the Sidney, OH area. Experience in Ready-Mix operations preferred. Qualified applicants must possess a valid CDL. We offer a competitive wage and an excellent benefit package in a Drug Free environment. Come be a part of our Team!


A & B Printing, located in Fort Loramie, has immediate openings for experienced saddle-stitch binder & continuous feed folder operators. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package.

Help Wanted General


Spring Creek Corp. 4723 Hardin-Wapak Rd. Sidney

Drivers & Delivery DRIVER with Class A CDL wanted. 2 years minimum experience required. Home every night. Benefits include: Paid Health Insurance, IRA, and vacation pay.

Help Wanted General

Please apply at:

Email a resume, clips and references to:

Please apply at: 900 Gressel Dr Delphos, Oh or call (419)692-1435

SIDNEY, Trinity Church of the Brethren, 2220 N. Main, Saturday, June 15th, 9am-3pm. 3rd Annual Community Garage Sale. Organization Group. Personal spaces now $15. Day of sale $20. Bring your own tables. Contact John Dixon (937)492-1772.

Help Wanted General Because of 6 years of continued growth, local church has part time positions available for leadership in the music, youth and discipleship program. These positions could be combined based on interest and expertise. If there are seminary students that are interested, preaching opportunities can be associated with any of these positions. For additional information please send inquires or resumes to:



Dave Fleming 937-658-2832

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Yard Sale SIDNEY, 309 Belmont, Friday 9am-3pm, Pink electric guitar, kitchen items, crock pots, rotisserie, food dehydrator, Home Interior, knick knacks, shelves, earrings, carseats, toys, baby dolls, boys/girls clothing 2T up, lawnmower, bowling balls, natural gas wall heater, much more

For Sale By Owner

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Open House Directory

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1014 Plymouth Ave., Piqua Nice family home. 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large 2 car garage, central air, extra large patio, privacy fence, also all appliances, flat screen and riding mower stay. (937) 570-1518 40090845 Remodeling & Repairs


201 Stewart Drive Immediate occupancy on this 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home. Many updates. Excellent condition. Asking price: $99,900.

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2007 ACURA TL 66k miles, loaded! Black, leather, all power, heated seats, MP3 multi CD changer, sunroof, new battery, newer tires, very good condition! $14,850. Call (937)726-2791

1 BEDROOM, Port Jefferson, 3 Bedroom, South Main, Sidney, (937)489-9921

Grand Lake Health System has an excellent opportunity for a nurse leader position in obstetrics. We are seeking a highly energetic RN with demonstrated skills of organizational management, leadership and clinical expertise in the OB clinical setting. Previous experience in a leadership role and working knowledge of maternity licensure and regulatory requirements required. The candidate will also be expected to routinely support staffing as a portion of the position is allocated to the staffing role. Must have flexibility and strong organization and prioritization skills in order to successfully balance this dual role. BSN required. Please apply online at

(937)498-4747 PRIVATE SETTING 2 Bedroom Townhouse No one above or below! Appliances, Washer/ Dryer Fireplace, garage Water & Trash included (937)498-4747 Houses For Rent 2 BEDROOM, 2 bath, refrigerator, range, dishwasher, 1 car garage, newer North end of Sidney, $750 monthly plus security deposit, NO PETS!!! (937)726-0642 2 BEDROOM, basement, newly remodeled, 319 Michigan Street, Sidney, $500 month + deposit, (937)3947117. 4 BEDROOM, 2 bath, immediate occupancy! Call (937)7260209

Sport package, 2 door hatchback, auto, AC, power, silver, excellent condition, 50,000 miles, $8800 (937)286-8893 (937)286-3319

Ask about our monthly specials

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Serving the area for 16 years

Tammy Welty (937)857-4222

Concrete & Masonry

Paws & Claws Retreat: Pet Boarding


Sidney/Anna area facility.

Make your pet a reservation today. • Climate controlled Kennel • Outdoor Time • Friendly Family Atmosphere


Boats & Marinas



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40110438 937-658-0196


All Small Engines • Mowers • Weed Eaters • Edgers • Snowblowers • Chain Saws Blades Sharpened • Tillers

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Painting & Wallpaper

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DAY BED with trundle, white metal frame, mattresses included, good condition, $50, (937)726-3935.


Landscaping & Gardening

Call today for FREE estimate Fully Insured Repairs • Cleaning • Gutter Guard

MOWER, 42" Dixon with mulching blades, like new! Paid $3200, first $1150 buys it, (937)497-7950 or cell (937)622-5908.


• Devices installed in all rooms • Easy Early find if Bed Bugs enter

RVs / Campers CAMPER, Rustic Haven Campground St Marys, good condition, furnished, clean (937)473-2398

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16900 Ft. Loramie-Swanders Rd., Sidney

knowing your Free from BED BUGS

2002 POLARIS, Jet Ski,750 engine, 3 seater with trailer and cover, excellent condition, (937)492-3567 after 5pm

1002 N. Main St. Sidney, Ohio 45365

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MAKE YOUR HOME LOOK NEW AGAIN Painting - Interior - Exterior Pressure Washing Homes and Decks Cleaning Gutters Commercial, Industrial, Residential





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BEDROOM SUITE, 3 Piece, dresser, chest, headboard, excellent condition, call (937)4927493 leave message!



FREE HAULING! Refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, stoves, washers, dyers, mowers, farm equipment, car parts, anything aluminum, metal, steel. Building clean outs, JUNK"B"GONE, (937)5386202

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Timothy A. Spradlin Jr.

40134413Who passed away 16 years ago today.

– 168 PAPERS

Sixteen years and you are not forgotten, Timmy Remembrance Day is special, too. You are alive so long as I can love, The world can wait; this is my time for you. Increasingly, I find more empty spaces, Now vacancies where loved ones lined my life. Increasingly alone, this art of coping, Helps me to see my loss in different light. If you were here, I know you, too, would miss them, These relatives and friends; now siblings all. Allen, Bob, and Connie now will join us, When Jesus comes to reunite us all. Forever in our hearts your family & friends



Jason 937-498-5934 or Rachel 937-498-5912 If no one is available to take your call, please leave a message with your name, address, phone number and SDNM number that you are interested in. Motor routes are delivered Saturdays, Holidays and on an as needed basis by independent contractors. REQUIRES: Reliable transportation, working phone and state minimum insurance is required. You must also be at least 18 years of age. 40080249

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Help Wanted General

The Sidney Daily News is currently recruiting for Adult Carriers. Our Adult Carrier independent contractors will deliver our products five days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays – Saturdays) and on holidays. If you are over the age of 18 and interested in making some extra cash, please contact:

Jason 937-498-5934 or Rachel 937-498-5912 Please be prepared to leave a voicemail with your name, phone number, age and address.

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Home Maintenance • Home Cleaning Lawn Care • Grocery Shopping Errands • Rental & Estate Cleanouts Whatever you or your loved ones may need Professional & Insured Free Estimates / Reasonable rates

Help Wanted General

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DISCOVER PEBBLEBROOK Village of Anna. 2 & 3 Bedroom townhomes & ranches. Garages, appliances, washer & dryer. Close to I-75, Honda, 20 miles from Lima.


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ANNA, 2 Bedroom, attached garage, ca, no pets, appliances, $550 plus deposit, (937)638-3748 CLINICAL COORDINATOR


2 BEDROOM, attached garage, nice location! Call for move-in special! (937)6389336.


LAWN CARE & HOME IMPROVEMENTS Lawn Mowing starting at $15 Landscaping •Trim Shrubs Pavers & Fence Installation Tree Removal • Wood Patios Install & Clean Spoutings • Siding Power Washing Nuisance Wild Animal Removal FREE Estimates 15 Years Lawn Care Experience


Driveways Sidewalks Patios, Flat Work Etc.

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524 North Main Street, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, single family home, 1606 Sq Ft, fenced lot, lease option or cash discount, $1000 down, $412 Monthly, (877)499-8065

1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, appliances, fireplace, secure entry. Water & trash included, garages.

Fax to: 937-394-2375



J.T.’s Painting & Drywall

Call Matt 937-477-5260

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ALPLA of Lima, an extrusion blow molding facility is accepting resumes for the position of Planner. The Planner supports the Planning Manager/Operation Manager in taking care of the Supply Chain Integration. Some of the main responsibilities are: - Assists Planning Manager on all planning issues - Schedules deliveries - Complies daily production plan for the plant - Communicates with customers regarding deliveries - New product coordination - Ensures material availability ALPLA offers competitive wages and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus a 401K plan. To be considered for the position an applicant must be able to successfully pass a background check and a drug screen. Minimum of 2 year degree (Associates) in related field and 2 years of work experience preferred. Resumes should be sent to the below address: ALPLA 3320 Ft. Shawnee Industrial Drive Attn: Human Resource Planner Lima, Ohio 45806


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Raiders to play for state berth Edge Arcanum 3-1 in regional semifinals, play Crestview today BY ROB KISER Civitas Media SPRINGFIELD — You couldn’t blame Russia baseball coach Rick Gold for thinking fate is smiling on the Raiders. “We have had a lot of good things happen this year,” Gold said after a 3-1 win over Arcanum in the Division IV Regional semifinal at Carleton Davidson Stadium. Russia will play Convoy Crestview, a 3-2 winner over Tri-County North in the first game Thursday, in the regional final at 5 p.m. today. The way the Raiders got there was another prime example of what Gold was talking about. The game was tied 11 in the Russia sixth inning and Arcanum relief pitcher Grady Garno had retired the first two batters in the inning. The Raiders did not have a hit after Bailey Francis’ double in the fourth inning, but they weren’t going to need it. Pitcher Treg Francis started things with a walk. “To be honest, we were just trying to find a way to get on,” Gold said. “Treg gets the walk, then gets to second on a pitch in the dirt.” Pinch-hitter Andrew Daniel and DH Bryan Drees drew walks and suddenly the bases were loaded. “Andrew has been a monster pinch-hitter for us all season,” Gold said. “He was able to get a walk and so was Bryan).” That’s when both coaches went looking for some magic and only Russia had the “Gold”en touch. Arcanum brought Austin Ripple in to pitch

and Gold countered with pinch-hitter Brandon Barlage. “It is a position everyone dreams of being in,” Barlage said. “I was just looking for a way to get on.” It only took one pitch. He was plunked on Ripple’s first pitch, scoring Francis from third with what would be the winning run. “I really didn’t know what to think,” Barlage said when he saw the pitch coming at him. “It was exciting to be able to get the run in.” Trevor Sherman then worked a full-count, before fouling off several pitches and drawing a walk to score a second run without a Russia hit in the inning. “Four walks and a hit batter,” Gold said. “That’s pretty amazing.” And it was all Francis would need. He finished off a five-hit, 96-pitch masterpiece with two fly balls to Bryan Drees in right after allowing a one-out single to Jacob Weaver. He struck out two and walked two. Russia’s line of three hits, two errors and eight left on base doesn’t sound like a winning combination. “First, Treg just pitched an amazing game,” Gold said. “He was a little out of rhythm and he didn’t get much help from our defense. To keep Arcanum from scoring in the first three innings and only give up one run in the fourth, we were pretty fortunate. Treg made some good pitches and Arcanum hit some balls right at us.” Arcanum had second and third with one-out in the second and Francis got a strikeout and

SDN Photos/Luke Gronneberg

RUSSIA’S TREG Francis gets a faceful of dust as he slides in safely at second with a stolen base in

Division IV Regional semifinal baseball action at Springfield Thursday. The Raiders won 3-1.

slow roller back to him to end the threat. In the third Arcanum had a runner on third with one out and Francis got a line drive to first baseman Isaiah Counts and a ground out to shortstop Cole McEldowney to end it. “I was a little out of rhythm at the start,” Francis said. “I knew I was going to have to slam the door if we wanted to win.” Russia had taken a 10 lead in the first when Sherman walked, McEldowney sacrificed him to second, he moved to third on a balk and scored on Bailey Francis’ fielder’s choice. Arcanum tied it in the fourth when Garno led off with a triple and Donnie Kress singled him in. An error put runners on first and second with no outs, but Counts fielded an attempted sacrifice and fired a throw to Austin Gariety at third for a force out.

let my defense make state champion,” Gold plays.” said. “Hopefully, it will That set up the be different this time.” The linescore: bizarre sixth inning that Arcanum 000 100 0 — 1 5 0 sent Russia, 23-7, to Russia 100 002 x — 3 3 2 today’s regional final. Albaugh, Garno (5) (LP), It is the third for Ripple (6) and Hable. T. FranGold, who took both cis and Sherman. Records: Russia 23-7, ArMiami East and Piqua canum 19-8. to regional finals. Next game: Today, 5 p.m., “Both times we got regional final at Springfield vs. beat by the eventual Convoy Crestview.

RUSSIA'S BRYCE Cordonnier can’t come up with the ball from teammate Cole McEldowney as Arcanum's Donnie Kress slides safely into second in the Division IV Regional semifinals Thursday in Springfield. Francis got a fly out and a fielder’s choice to end it and aided by a double play to end the fifth from second baseman Cordonnier to McEldowney to Counts, kept Arcanum from threatening again. “I don’t get nervous out there,” Francis said. “I just make pitches and

Schwartzel leads Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Charl Schwartzel made sure one hole didn’t ruin an entire round Thursday in the Memorial. Schwartzel hit the ball so consistently well at Muirfield Village that the former Masters champion twice had stretches of four straight birdies. And when he made a double bogey with an 8-iron in hand and his ball on a tee toward the end of the round, he got rid of that bad taste with one last birdie for a 7-under 65. Schwartzel had a oneshot lead over Scott Piercy, who went from smashing it to playing it safe, and he was six shots clear of five-time winner Tiger Woods. Woods hit the ball well enough to be much closer, though he missed too many birdie chances and didn’t make up any ground on the par 5s. “That’s probably the highest score I could have shot,” Woods said after his 1-under 71. Woods was one shot worse than 53-year-old Fred Couples, the Presidents Cup captain at Muirfield Village this fall, and one shot better than 14-year-old Guan Tianlang, who has played more PGA Tour events than Woods over the last two months.

AP Photo/Darron Cummings

CHARL SCHWARTZEL, of South Africa, tees off the fourth hole during the first round of the Memorial golf tournament Thursday in Dublin, Ohio. Rory McIlroy, meanwhile, might be headed for another short week at the tournament Jack Nicklaus built. After opening with a birdie, McIlroy didn’t putt nearly well enough to atone for some loose shots. McIlroy four-putted the par-3 12th for a double bogey, had a threeputt bogey on No. 7 and ended his round by missing a 4-foot birdie putt. That gave him a 78 “I don’t really have many explanations for this,” McIlroy said. Schwartzel played in the morning, when the slick greens were still smooth, and he made 10 birdies in his round.

Most of them were in the 10-foot range, though he picked up a bonus with a 25-foot putt down a slight ridge on the 16th. As well as he played, he thought a great round might turn into just a good one with one swing. His 8-iron on the par3 eighth hole drifted right and caught the downward slope of a bunker. The South African tried to put a little more spin on the difficult shot and wound up sending it over the green. He chipped past the hole to about 8 feet and missed that to take double bogey. What saved him was a 12-foot birdie putt

down the hill on his final hole, allowing him to leave the course with a smile. That’s not to suggest that if he had made par on the last hole he would have been ready to retire from the game. “It would still be OK,” Schwartzel said. “It’s really when you’ve played that well and you’re thinking you get these few rounds a year where you really strike it well and you’re making lots of birdies and you walk off with your 8, 9 under. And today was one of those where I really did flush it. And you’re think maybe another birdie, and then get knocked back with a little 8-iron

making double.” Woods, trying to win five times before the U.S. Open for the first time in his PGA Tour career, looked as though he might get much closer to the lead despite having to lay up on both par 5s on the front nine and failing to make birdie. He hit 5-wood into about 25 feet for a twoputt birdie on the par-5 11th, and then spent the last few hours giving away shots. He made bogey from the back bunker on the par-3 12th, missed a 6-foot birdie putt on the 13th, and chopped up the par-5 15th despite getting a break off the tee when his ball hit a tree and went back into the fairway. He still had to lay up, but a simple wedge went some 40 feet long to the back collar, and Woods had to make a 5-foot putt just to save bogey. “Didn’t capitalize on a few opportunities I had,” Woods said. “Short irons, I didn’t hit them close enough. All in all, it was a pretty high score.” It wasn’t nearly as high as what Nick Watney (82) and Nicolas Colsaerts (80) had on their cards. Woods plays in the morning for the second round and should be able to at least get closer to the top going into the weekend.

Unbeaten Covington beats Marion TIPP CITY — Marion Local was hoping to pull off the biggest upset of the season Thursday in the Division IV Regional softball semifinals at Tipp City. But the Lady Flyers were run-ruled by No. 1ranked and unbeaten Covington, 10-0, to end the season with a final 14-15 record. Covington will take on Triad Saturday at noon for the right to advance to the state tournament. Covington is now 29-0 on the year. Marion was unable to muster a hit in the sixinning game, Casey Yingst throwing a nohitter, with eight strikeouts and three walks. The game was scoreless until the third, when Covington struck for three runs. The Lady Buccs added three more an inning later, and four more over the final two innings. Covington rapped out 12 hits in the game, three by catcher Connie Shaffer. Jessie Shilt, Heidi Snipes and Brittanie Flora all had two hits apiece for Covington. The linescore: Marion...........000 000_ 0 0 4 Covington......003 313_10 12 0 WP: Yingst; LP: Rosenbeck


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PORTS IN BRIEF Browns’ RB Richardson SGoosen out of U.S. Open says he’s not injury prone BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Not quite into his second NFL season, Browns running back Trent Richardson has already undergone knee surgery, broken some ribs, hurt his ankle and strained a muscle in his shin. He’s been battered and bruised, but Richardson is confident he’ll be able to stay on the field this year and the remainder of his career. Don’t you dare put a label on him. “Injury prone,” he said, “is not going to be me.” Richardson missed practice on Thursday with a strain in his lower right leg he sustained while running last week. Although the injury isn’t believed to be serious, the Browns are being extra careful with the former firstround pick, who may sit out next week’s minicamp as well. “It ain’t no biggie,” Richardson said. “It ain’t nothing to worry about. I could be out there but they want to be cautious about it and make sure I’m right for training camp.” As his teammates went through the final session of organized team activities under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski, Richardson worked off to the side on his conditioning. When he was finished and the Browns began to scrimmage, all Richardson could do was watch. And that’s when the real pain kicked in. “It’s terrible, man” he said. “But I know in my mind that it’s not going to be near like last year, being hurt and injured. It’s hard to just watch. I do want to be out there. I tell coach every day that I can go. I put my helmet on or something, and we laugh. I know he means

AP Photo/Tony Dejak

CLEVELAND BROWNS’ Trent Richardson works on conditioning during practice at the team’s training camp Thursday in Berea. good about sitting me out for right now.” slowed Injuries Richardson during a productive rookie season when he showed flashes of one day becoming a major star — if he isn’t one already. He missed the exhibition season recovering from an arthroscopic procedure on his knee, and then played the final 10 games with “two or three” broken ribs, an agonizing injury that would have sidelined most players. Still, the muscular 5230-pounder foot-9, managed to rush for 950 yards with 11 touchdowns and added 367 receiving yards. Chudzinski is confident Richardson can stay healthy and insists he isn’t worried by his brief history of injuries. “I’m not concerned,” he said. “He’s healthy from all the things from the past season and it’s something we’re working through. He’ll be fine.” Chudzinski will hold off until next week before deciding whether Richardson will participate fully in the minicamp (June 4-6). As tempting as it might be to see what Richardson

can do in Cleveland’s new offensive system, Chudzinski won’t take any chances. The Browns’ offense is designed to challenge teams vertically with a down-field passing attack, but quarterback Brandon Weeden knows that a sound running game will keep defenses honest. And a back like Richardson — when healthy — makes a world of difference. “It’s huge,” Weeden said. “We need Trent back and that’s why him taking some time off now and getting 100 percent is a good idea. I told him, ‘We need you in training camp and ready for Week 1.’ He’s going to make this offense better.” Richardson averaged around 18 carries per game last season, but he’s sure he will get the ball more in new coordinator Norv Turner’s scheme. He has spoken to Emmitt Smith — they went to the same high school — and LaDainian Tomlinson, who both flourished with Turner calling the shots. “Norv, he’s talked to me about getting the ball a lot and making sure I’m the bell cow and

working hard,” Richardson said. “I tell him I’m going to be in the best shape I can be to make sure I can lead this team or put this team on my back every day.” Before training camp, Richardson intends to visit famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews at his clinic in Pensacola, Fla. Richardson typically sees Andrews for checkups on previous injuries. Long before he was drafted, Richardson said his goal was to make the Hall of Fame and follow in Smith’s footsteps. On Wednesday, legendary running back Jim Brown, who has returned to the Browns as a special adviser, said the only thing that can stop Richardson from reaching his goals are injuries. Richardson disagreed. “I say the only thing that can keep me from achieving my goals is me,” he said. NOTES: Weeden spent last week in Moore, Okla., recently devastated by a deadly tornado. Weeden said his brotherin-law’s home there sustained heavy damage and the destruction was immense. “I watched all the coverage leading up to it and it was worse than I imagined,” he said. “But there’s a lot of people giving back, which is the right thing.” ... Turner yelled loudly at Weeden and backup QB Jason Campbell following mistakes. The fiery Turner cuts loose on any player who blows an assignment. “They gave Norv that double shot of espresso this morning instead of the decaf with two sugars and two creams,” cracked WR Greg Little. “He knows how to stay on top of you, but knows how to do it. He can be funny at times about it, but he’s definitely a perfectionist.”

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Two-time champion Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of a back injury. The U.S. Golf Association said Thursday that the 44-year-old South African player, the tournament winner in 2001 and 2004, pulled out because of the injury that also forced him to withdraw from the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship. Goosen's spot in the June 13-16 event at Merion Golf Club will be added to the qualifying positions available at the 11 sectional qualifying sites June 3.

Hildebrand, Panther part INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Panther Racing parted ways with JR Hildebrand on Thursday after his third major mistake since joining the team in 2011. The team called it a “mutual agreement” to terminate Hildrebrand's contract, which ran through the 2013 season. Hildebrand, the 2009 Indy Lights champion, made 37 starts in the No. 4 National Guard/Panther Racing Chevrolet. Ryan Briscoe will drive the car this Hildebrand weekend in the two races in Detroit. Hildebrand nearly won the Indianapolis 500 in 2011, but crashed in the final turn and wound up second behind Dan Wheldon. In this year's opener, he wrecked Will Power under caution at St. Petersburg and said he was distracted as he talked with his team and adjusted equipment in the car. In Sunday’s Indy 500, he lost control in Turn 1 and slid into the outside wall — the first wreck of the race.

Spurrier a ‘Great Floridian’ COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier is now officially known as a “Great Floridian.” South Carolina’s football coach was presented with the “Great Floridian” award by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday in Gainesville, Fla. Spurrier was honored for his time as a student and coach at the University of Florida. He won the 1966 Heisman Trophy while playing quarterback for the Gators, and returned in 1990 as head coach and led Florida to the 1996 national championship. Scott said Spurrier was a role model for studentathletes while in college and his coaching innovations changed the way Southern football is played.

New hitting coach: Brett ST. LOUIS (AP) — George Brett is giving coaching a month. The greatest player in Kansas City Royals history isn't sure teaching is his forte and doesn't know if players will listen. Before hustling to the batting cage to start his job and greet well-wishers that included his former manager Whitey Herzog, the team's high profile interim batting coach certainly gave a fiery acceptance speech. "I'm scared to death right now, to be honest with you," Brett said Thursday night. "But I'm looking forward to the challenge."

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Luke Guthrie . . . . . 36-36—72 E Brian Stuard. . . . . . 34-38—72 E Gonzalo Fdez-Castano. 33-39—72 E Pat Perez. . . . . . . . . 39-33—72 E Camilo Villegas. . . . 38-34—72 E Rickie Fowler . . . . . 37-35—72 E John Huh . . . . . . . . 36-36—72 E Bryce Molder . . . . . 34-38—72 E Jimmy Walker . . . . 34-38—72 E Charles Howell III . 36-36—72 E a-Guan Tianlang . . 34-38—72 E William McGirt. . . . 37-36—73 +1 Justin Hicks . . . . . . 34-39—73 +1 Davis Love III. . . . . 34-39—73 +1 Adam Scott . . . . . . . 37-36—73 +1 Ernie Els . . . . . . . . . 38-35—73 +1 Luke Donald . . . . . . 34-39—73 +1 Charley Hoffman . . 38-35—73 +1 Bo Van Pelt . . . . . . . 39-34—73 +1 Tom Gillis . . . . . . . . 38-35—73 +1 Zach Johnson . . . . . 35-38—73 +1 Ben Curtis . . . . . . . 37-36—73 +1 Hunter Mahan . . . . 38-35—73 +1 Dustin Johnson. . . . 39-34—73 +1 Richard H. Lee . . . . 37-36—73 +1 Erik Compton . . . . . 35-39—74 +2 Ryo Ishikawa . . . . . 37-37—74 +2 Mark Wilson . . . . . . 37-37—74 +2 Marc Leishman . . . 38-36—74 +2 George McNeill. . . . 37-37—74 +2 Ricky Barnes . . . . . 36-38—74 +2 Brian Harman . . . . 37-37—74 +2 Daniel Summerhays . 37-37—74 +2 Matt Every . . . . . . . 35-39—74 +2 Robert Allenby . . . . 35-39—74 +2 Chris Kirk. . . . . . . . 34-40—74 +2 Ted Potter, Jr. . . . . . 37-37—74 +2 Vijay Singh . . . . . . . 38-36—74 +2 Aaron Baddeley . . . 36-38—74 +2 Brian Davis. . . . . . . 39-36—75 +3 Scott Brown . . . . . . 37-38—75 +3 Mike Weir . . . . . . . . 38-37—75 +3 David Lingmerth . . 35-40—75 +3 Ken Duke . . . . . . . . 39-36—75 +3 James Hahn . . . . . . 36-39—75 +3 Brendon de Jonge . . 38-37—75 +3 Jim Furyk . . . . . . . . 35-40—75 +3 Webb Simpson . . . . 36-39—75 +3 Justin Bolli . . . . . . . 38-37—75 +3 Lee Westwood . . . . . 36-40—76 +4 Jason Kokrak . . . . . 39-37—76 +4 Fabian Gomez. . . . . 36-40—76 +4 Jeff Overton . . . . . . 36-40—76 +4 Kenny Perry . . . . . . 36-40—76 +4 D.A. Points . . . . . . . 37-39—76 +4 Ben Kohles . . . . . . . 39-37—76 +4 Casey Wittenberg . . 36-40—76 +4 Jonathan Byrd . . . . 38-39—77 +5 Geoff Ogilvy . . . . . . 38-39—77 +5 Sang-Moon Bae . . . 36-41—77 +5 Greg Chalmers . . . . 40-38—78 +6 Lucas Glover. . . . . . 37-41—78 +6 Rory McIlroy. . . . . . 38-40—78 +6 Nicholas Thompson . 39-39—78 +6 Seung-Yul Noh . . . . 39-39—78 +6 Branden Grace . . . . 39-39—78 +6 Shane Lowry. . . . . . 42-36—78 +6 a-Steven Fox . . . . . . 38-40—78 +6 Johnson Wagner . . . 37-42—79 +7 Kevin Stadler . . . . . 38-41—79 +7 Brendan Steele . . . . 38-41—79 +7 Nicolas Colsaerts . . 39-41—80 +8 a-Peter Williamson. 44-37—81 +9 Nick Watney . . . . . . 41-41—82+10

BASEBALL Major Leagues National League The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta . . . . . . . 31 21 .596 — Washington . . . 27 26 .509 4½ Philadelphia . . . 26 27 .491 5½ 9 New York . . . . . 21 29 .420 Miami . . . . . . . . 13 40 .245 18½ Central Division St. Louis . . . . . . 35 17 .673 — Cincinnati. . . . . 33 20 .623 2½ Pittsburgh . . . . 33 20 .623 2½ Chicago . . . . . . . 22 30 .423 13 Milwaukee . . . . 19 32 .373 15½ West Division Arizona . . . . . . . 30 23 .566 — San Francisco. . 29 25 .537 1½ Colorado . . . . . . 28 25 .528 2 6 San Diego . . . . . 24 29 .453 Los Angeles . . . 22 29 .431 7 American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston. . . . . . . . 32 22 .593 — New York . . . . . 30 22 .577 1 Baltimore . . . . . 29 24 .547 2½ Tampa Bay . . . . 28 24 .538 3 Toronto . . . . . . . 23 30 .434 8½ Central Division Detroit . . . . . . . 29 22 .569 — Cleveland . . . . . 28 24 .538 1½ Chicago . . . . . . . 24 27 .471 5 Minnesota. . . . . 22 28 .440 6½ Kansas City . . . 21 29 .420 7½ West Division Texas. . . . . . . . . 33 20 .623 — Oakland . . . . . . 31 24 .564 3 Los Angeles . . . 24 29 .453 9 Seattle . . . . . . . 23 31 .426 10½ Houston . . . . . . 16 37 .302 17 Thursday's Games Texas 9, Arizona 5 Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Oakland 2 Boston at Philadelphia, n Cincinnati at Cleveland, n Detroit at Pittsburgh, n N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, n Baltimore 2, Washington 0 Tampa Bay at Miami,n Toronto at Atlanta, n. Milwaukee at Minnesota, n Kansas City at St. Louis, n Houston at Colorado, n L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, n Friday's Games Arizona (Miley 3-4) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 0-0), 2:20 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 2-0) at Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 6-2), 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 3-5) at Philadelphia (Hamels 1-8), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Marcum 0-5) at Miami (Turner 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 3-5) at Atlanta (Teheran 3-1), 7:30 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 4-2) at St. Louis (S.Miller 5-3), 8:15 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-3) at Colorado (Garland 3-6), 8:40 p.m. Toronto (Jenkins 1-0) at San Diego (Marquis 6-2), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday's Games Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 4:10 p.m. Arizona at Chicago Cubs, 7:15 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:15 p.m. San Francisco at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:15 p.m. Toronto at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. —— LEAGUE LEADERS NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Segura, Milwaukee, .360; YMolina, St. Louis, .355; Votto, Cincinnati, .352; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .337; Goldschmidt, Arizona, .337; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, .333; Scutaro, San Francisco, .330; CGomez, Milwaukee, .330. RUNS_Votto, Cincinnati, 44; CGonzalez, Colorado, 42; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 41; Choo, Cincinnati, 40; JUpton, Atlanta, 37; Holliday, St. Louis, 36; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 36. RBI_Phillips, Cincinnati, 43; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 43; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 41; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 38; Sandoval, San Francisco, 37; Craig, St. Louis, 36; Rizzo, Chicago, 36. HITS_Segura, Milwaukee, 72; Votto, Cincinnati, 70; YMolina, St. Louis, 66; Scutaro, San Francisco, 66; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 64; GParra, Arizona, 63; Pence, San Francisco, 63. DOUBLES_Bruce, Cincinnati, 17; DanMurphy, New York, 17; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 16; Pollock, Arizona, 16; Rizzo, Chicago, 16; 6 tied at 15. TRIPLES_Hechavarria, Miami, 5; Segura, Milwaukee, 5; ECabrera, San Diego, 4; DWright, New York, 4; Coghlan, Miami, 3; CGomez, Milwaukee, 3; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 3; Span, Washington, 3; EYoung, Colorado, 3. HOME RUNS_JUpton, Atlanta, 14; DBrown, Philadelphia, 13; CGonzalez, Colorado, 13; Beltran, St. Louis, 12; Gattis, Atlanta, 12; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 12; Harper, Washington, 12; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 12. STOLEN BASES_ECabrera, San Diego, 19; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 14; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 14; Segura, Milwaukee, 14; Pierre, Miami, 13; DWright, New York, 11; CGomez, Milwaukee, 10; Revere, Philadelphia, 10. PITCHING_Corbin, Arizona, 80; Zimmermann, Washington, 8-3; Lynn, St. Louis, 7-1; Wainwright, St. Louis, 7-3; 7 tied at 6. STRIKEOUTS_AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 89; Harvey, New York, 84; Samardzija, Chicago, 80; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 77; Wainwright, St. Louis, 74; Strasburg, Washington, 71; Lynn, St. Louis, 70.

SAVES_Grilli, Pittsburgh, 22; Mujica, St. Louis, 17; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 16; Romo, San Francisco, 14; RSoriano, Washington, 14; Chapman, Cincinnati, 13; RBetancourt, Colorado, 11; Street, San Diego, 11; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 11; League, Los Angeles, 11. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_MiCabrera, Detroit, .368; CDavis, Baltimore, .359; AGordon, Kansas City, .340; JhPeralta, Detroit, .337; Machado, Baltimore, .332; Pedroia, Boston, .332; Mauer, Minnesota, .330. RUNS_MiCabrera, Detroit, 43; Trout, Los Angeles, 42; CDavis, Baltimore, 40; AJones, Baltimore, 39; Pedroia, Boston, 37; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 36; Machado, Baltimore, 36. RBI_MiCabrera, Detroit, 59; CDavis, Baltimore, 50; Encarnacion, Toronto, 44; Fielder, Detroit, 42; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 41; Napoli, Boston, 39; Trout, Los Angeles, 37; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 37. HITS_MiCabrera, Detroit, 77; Machado, Baltimore, 77; AGordon, Kansas City, 71; AJones, Baltimore, 70; Pedroia, Boston, 69; Markakis, Baltimore, 67; CDavis, Baltimore, 66. DOUBLES_Machado, Baltimore, 24; Napoli, Boston, 19; CDavis, Baltimore, 18; Donaldson, Oakland, 18; ACabrera, Cleveland, 17; AJones, Baltimore, 17; Mauer, Minnesota, 17; Seager, Seattle, 17. TRIPLES_Trout, Los Angeles, 6; Ellsbury, Boston, 5; Gardner, New York, 4; LMartin, Texas, 4; Andrus, Texas, 3; Drew, Boston, 3; 24 tied at 2. HOME RUNS_CDavis, Baltimore, 19; MiCabrera, Detroit, 15; Encarnacion, Toronto, 14; Cano, New York, 13; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 13; Arencibia, Toronto, 12; Bautista, Toronto, 12; NCruz, Texas, 12; ADunn, Chicago, 12; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 12. STOLEN BASES_McLouth, Baltimore, 17; Ellsbury, Boston, 16; Andrus, Texas, 13; Trout, Los Angeles, 12; Crisp, Oakland, 11; AEscobar, Kansas City, 10; Kipnis, Cleveland, 10; AlRamirez, Chicago, 10. PITCHING_MMoore, Tampa Bay, 8-0; Masterson, Cleveland, 8-3; Buchholz, Boston, 7-0; Scherzer, Detroit, 7-0; Darvish, Texas, 7-2; Hammel, Baltimore, 7-2; 6 tied at 6. STRIKEOUTS_Darvish, Texas, 105; AniSanchez, Detroit, 89; FHernandez, Seattle, 87; Masterson, Cleveland, 83; Verlander, Detroit, 82; Scherzer, Detroit, 81; Buchholz, Boston, 73; Shields, Kansas City, 73. SAVES_Rivera, New York, 18; AReed, Chicago, 17; JiJohnson, Baltimore, 16; Nathan, Texas, 16; Balfour, Oakland, 12; Frieri, Los Angeles, 11; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 11; Janssen, Toronto, 11; Perkins, Minnesota, 11.


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Winning Pitchers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. AP Images 30.

• At the end of May in 2012 — about a third of the way into the season — the postseason picture looked like this: Cleveland at Tampa Bay with the winner moving on to play Texas, and the White Sox facing Baltimore in the other ALDS series. In the National League, Miami would face the Mets (that’s funny) in an elimination game to see who would meet the Dodgers. Cincinnati and Washington would meet in the NLDS as well. • At the beginning of play on Memorial Day this season, fans all over Los Angeles and Orange County must be disappointed. Neither the Dodgers nor the Angels — two teams expected to contend this season — are currently close to a playoff position. The Washington Nationals, a team that many expected to be a World Series contender, have been disappointing as well. Texas currently has the best record in the American League and would take on the winner of Cleveland and Boston in the ALDS. Detroit and New York would also meet in the Division Series. It’s a little more complicated in the National League. San Francisco and Arizona would play a winner-take-all game to determine the NL West champion, with the winner meeting Atlanta in the NLDS. Cincinnati would travel to Pittsburgh for the Wild Card game with St. Louis awaiting the winner.

• How tempting is it to intentionally pass Miguel Cabrera, the best hitter in the game right now? And how important is it for Miggy to have protection in the Detroit lineup? Since joining the Tigers last season, Prince Fielder is batting .500 (8-for-16) with 11 RBIs following an intentional walk to Cabrera.

Mike Trout, Los Angeles Last season when Trout came onto the scene, the Angels began playing much better. Now, with Trout hitting a hot streak, the Angels are playing their best ball of the season. Last week, Trout hit for the cycle on Monday, scored two runs in each of five games, scored 10 runs and seven RBIs in six games while batting .462. Oh yeah, he also stole four bags.

Anibal Sanchez, Detroit The Tigers’ righthander came within two outs of twirling the second no-hitter of his career. Joe Mauer of the Twins lined a sharp single up the middle for Minnesota’s lone hit. Sanchez walked just three and struck out 12. Detroit is just 5-5 in his 10 starts, but has failed to score three runs in any of those losses.

Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh The Pirates’ fleet center fielder batted .400 last week as he and the Bucs are heating up this month. He had four multi-hit games with a home run, four runs and four RBIs. He also stole fives bases.

Patrick Corbin, Arizona Last week the young lefthander won both of his starts, defeating division rivals Colorado and San Diego. He went the distance against the Rockies allowing just three hits and a walk. He is now 8-0 with a 1.71 ERA on the season and the Diamondbacks have won all 10 of his starts.

Michael Wacha, SP, St. Louis After just 21 innings in 2012 — his first professional season — the Cardinals promoted Wacha to Triple-A Memphis where he has thrived. Opponents are batting just .187 and he has not given up three earned runs in any of his nine starts.

June 1, 1975 Nolan Ryan of the California Angels stymies the Baltimore Orioles for the fourth no-hitter of his career. The Angels’ lineup produces nine hits, but manages just one run, which comes in the third inning. Ryan issues four free passes and strikes out nine, improving his record to 9-3 on the season. May 25, 1989 In order to receive something of value for Mark Langston, who is facing free agency at the end of the season, the Seattle Mariners trade their ace to the Montreal Expos for Brian Holman, Gene Harris and Randy Johnson. Langston would go 12-9 with a 2.39 ERA for the Expos in 1989 and sign with the California Angels in November.

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Most Wins Over Last Two Seasons Pitcher, Team Lance Lynn, St. Louis R.A. Dickey, N.Y. Mets/Toronto Gio Gonzalez, Washington Yu Darvish, Texas Max Scherzer, Detroit Hiroki Kuroda, N.Y. Yankees Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox Justin Verlander, Detroit Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati David Price, Tampa Bay

Wins 25 24 24 23 23 22 22 22 21 21

Most Losses Over Last Two Seasons Pitcher, Team Losses Joe Blanton, Philadelphia/L.A. Angels 20 Ubaldo Jimenez, Cleveland 20 Josh Beckett, Boston/L.A. Dodgers 19 Tim Lincecum, San Francisco 19 Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs 19 Dan Haren, L.A. Angels/Washington 18 Edwin Jackson, Washington/Chi. Cubs 18 Justin Masterson, Cleveland 18 Ricky Nolasco, Miami 18 Clayton Richard, San Diego 18 Joe Saunders, Ariz./Balt./Sea. 18

Most Wins Since 2000 Pitcher, Team Losses CC Sabathia, Clev./N.Y. Yankees 195 Roy Halladay, Toronto/Philadelphia 192 Tim Hudson, Oakland/Atlanta 190

We’ve Got Next Only hard-core baseball junkies are familiar with these names now, but in a few years all baseball fans will recognize these stars. Here’s a brief look at stars of the future who have yet to make their debuts in the major leagues. Last week, we featured the position players behind the pitchers. This week, we present the pitchers’ and catchers’ report. PITCHERS While all these future stars on the mound are still considered starters, experience tells us that a few will follow the paths of Jonathan Papelbon et al and close games at the major league level rather than start them. Taijuan Walker, Seattle With above-average fastball, curve and change, Walker is clearly a future starter, but he must harness control issues. Through 10 starts at Double-A Jackson, opponents are batting just .190, but he has issued 27 walks in 59 innings. Zack Wheeler, New York Mets Acquired from the Giants for Carlos Beltran, the righthander possesses a fastball that nears triple digits. Fine-tuning his command and breaking pitches will get him to the majors, and that isn’t far away. In nine starts and 48.1 innings at Triple-A Las Vegas, he has 49 whiffs and allowed only 45 hits. Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Last season, his first in pro ball, he progressed from High-A to Triple-A where he made one start. In 10 starts at TripleA this season, opponents are hitting just .207. Cole owns a major-league ready fastball and curve. He’ll be in Pittsburgh by August. Jameson Taillon, Pittsburgh Pitching at Double-A this season, Taillon’s fastball will reach the upper 90s.

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He has 63 punchouts in 55.2 innings this season with a 2.19 ERA. As soon as he develops other pitches, he’ll join the Pirates’ rotation, which should be in 2014. Danny Hultzen, Seattle The second-best left-handed prospect shined in his first four starts at Triple-A but hasn’t pitched since mid-April due to a rotator cuff problem. Red flag. Archie Bradley, Arizona After five tremendous starts at Single-A, Bradley has been even better at Double-A this season with a 0.69 ERA in five outings. He turns 21 in August and is on a fast track to the big leagues, although the Diamondbacks are adamant about not rushing him.

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Gerrit Cole (left) could be the Pirates’ next ace and is likely to join the club later this summer.

Mike Zunino, in the Mariners’ organization, is destined to be an All-Star behind the plate in Seattle. Chris Archer, Tampa Bay With a fastball that reaches 98 mastered the nuances behind the plate, and a tight slider, Archer could end up Mike Zunino, Seattle in the bullpen. Tampa Bay is his third The third overall pick in 2012 pro- but he has a terrific arm. He’s currently organization and he’ll be 25 before the gressed quickly up to Double-A last sea- hitting .279 at High-A Tampa. season ends. son hitting .333 in 15 games. Success hasn’t come as easy at Triple-A this sea- Austin Hedges, San Diego Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets son, but the Mariners are convinced he The Padres spent $3 million on their Obtained in the R.A. Dickey trade over is their long-term solution behind the 2011 second-round pick believing he would be a long-term solution behind the winter, Syndergaard hasn’t disap- plate. the plate. Defensively he has all the pointed the Mets. In nine starts at Hightools to be one of the best. His bat will A Port St. Lucie, the 6'6" righthander Travis d’Arnaud, New York Mets has 52 strikeouts in 50.2 innings and has Multiple knee injuries have prevented probably never grade as high as his given up just one home run. d’Arnaud from being in the bigs already. glove, but he has 11 walks and only 11 His forte is his bat with some power. whiffs so far this season at High-A Lake CATCHERS He’s worked diligently to improve his Elsinore, which lifts his OBP. There’s no doubt that players’ ability throwing. The Mets would love to see with the bat progress them through the him completely healthy and in New Christian Bethancourt, Atlanta The Panama native’s prowess behind minors much more quickly than their York in 2014. the plate and outstanding throwing arm glove work, but teams value defense bemay alone be enough for him to replace hind the plate. The position is not par- Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees Brian McCann by 2015. If he improves ticularly deep, but there is some serious He won’t turn 21 until December his plate discipline, that could happen talent lurking. and has serious power. He hasn’t sooner.

Can you name the only player in history with three walk-off hits in the postseason?

RBIs for Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers in his first 48 games. The only player with more than 162 RBIs in a 162-game season is Manny Ramirez of the Cleveland Indians in 1999. Batting average of left-handed hitters in 12 at-bats off Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano through his first three starts of the season. The lefthander began the season with five rehab starts in the minor leagues. Consecutive wins by the St. Louis Cardinals on May 21. The last time the Redbirds lost on that date was in 1998. In that game, Philadelphia manager Terry Francona called on current Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro to pinch-hit. Consecutive road games in which the Orioles’ Manny Machado had three hits. The young third baseman is batting .363 in 27 games away from home this season. Average major league salary in 1970. Average major league salary in 2012.

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• When the Yankees rallied for two ninth-inning runs and subsequently won in 11 innings on a Lyle Overbay home run last Saturday, it marked the first time in 10 tries that New York has won a series at Tampa Bay.

Rangers Jurickson Profar proving he belongs with big club. Cardinals Young pitchers finding success in St. Louis. Yankees Finding ways to win with about four runs a game. Red Sox The rivalry continues this weekend. Reds This week ends with a key series at Pittsburgh. Pirates Third-best May record in majors, but losing ground in division. Braves Healthy, happy and playing much better. Giants Most wins at home (19), but only nine road victories. Tigers Tied with Cardinals for best run differential in big leagues. Indians Finding magic in one-run games (11-4). DiamondbacksOnly team with winning road record in NL West. Rockies Bullpen has 2.99 ERA but already logged more than 170 IP. Orioles Best OPS in baseball (.789). A’s Surprisingly, Oakland has scored seven more runs than Texas. Nationals Zimmermann, Strasburg, Gonzalez have sub-2.00 ERAs in May. Rays Matt Moore, Alex Cobb with most wins of any duo (14). White Sox Somehow South Siders have reached .500. Phillies Meaningless stat: Phillies lead majors with 34 quality starts. Angels Are the Halos finally putting it together? Padres Jason Marquis, Andrew Cashner combined to go 7-1 in May. Mariners Starters Iwakuma and Hernandez: 10-5, 2.43; others 6-17, 6.78. Royals A 7-16 May has knocked K.C. out of contention. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly is feeling the heat. Mets Matt Harvey one of only five pitchers keeping ERA below 2.00. Blue Jays Starting pitching just hasn’t been up to the task all season. Cubs Pitching is not the Cubs’ problem. Brewers Norichika Aoki swinging hot bat. Twins Failed tests at Atlanta and Detroit last week. Marlins Had just six crowds of 20,000 or more. Astros 6-33 when scoring less than six runs.

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Pair enter not guilty pleas to charges Rayshawn M. Johnson, 31, 623 Linden Ave., recently pleaded not guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs, one fifth-degree felony and one fourth-degree felony. According to his indictment, he sold a substance containing cocaine to a confidential informant in the vicinity of a school in February 2012, and he sold a substance containing cocaine to a confidential informant in May 2012. Pretrial has been set for June 17, final pretrial is July 8 and trial is set for Aug. 8 • Michael S. Roder-




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Kettering College has released its dean’s list for the winter semester 2013. In order to make the Kettering College dean’s list, students must have completed at least 12 total credit hours during a semester at a grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 or greater, with no grade below a B-. Local students named to the dean’s list include: • Brittney Morgan Alexander, a Human Biology major from Anna. • Megan Ann Broerman, a Human Biology major from New Bremen. • Lindsey Nicole Elliott, a Arts and Sciences major from Sidney. • Mary Anna Grillot,

a Arts and Sciences major from Versailles. • Drew William Guisinger, a Arts and Sciences major from Botkins. • Jacob Michael Kaiser, a Human Biology major from Minster. • Kaitlyn Renae Lehmkuhl, a Arts and Sciences major from Minster. • Zachary David Ranly, a Human Biology major from Fort Loramie. • Austi Jo Weitzel, a Diagnostic Medical Sonography major from Minster. Kettering College is a fully accredited, coeducational college that specializes in health science education.


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