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Couple write children’s book with Ohio city setting • Ashley (Kuehner) and Curtis Schribner have written the book, “Findlay: A Cincinnati Pig Tale.” 9

DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 3 today: • Dolores Ann “Dee” Elsass • Anna L. Friley • Esther Wical • Lewis A. Blackford • Christina “Tina” M. Heitbrink • Nancy J. Meyer

INDEX City, County records..............2 Classified .......................12-14 Comics................................10 Hints from Heloise.................6 Horoscope ..........................10 Localife ..............................6-7 Nation/World.........................5 Obituaries..............................3 Russia/Houston ..................18 Sports......................16-17, 20 State news ............................4 ’Tween 12 and 20 .................8 Weather/Sudoku/Abby/Out of the Past/Dr. Roach ........11

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Just ducky Hundreds of plastic ducks with numbers on them float down Tawawa Creek Thursday. The ducks were dropped from a crane on the other side of the walking bridge as part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Dark County 2013 Rubber Duck Race fundraiser. Eleven people with numbers matching 11 ducks received prizes. After the duck race the Duck N' Run 5k was held at Tawawa Park.

Lewis “Lew” Blackford, who died Thursday at age 72, is being remembered for his leadership in education and business, his concern for others, and his sense of humor. A 1959 graduate of Sidney High Blackford School, he has been the only SHS grad to later become superintendent of the school system. He held various teaching, coaching and administrative posts before becoming superintendent from 1992-96. After retiring as superintendent, Blackford became the executive director of the West Ohio Development Council, serving for 13 years. The saying that a person is “bigger than life” comes to mind when you think of Blackford, said John Scheu, superintendent of Sidney City Schools. “He was such a fine person and excellent school administer,” Scheu said. “He broke me in in my first administrative position when he was principal of Bridgeview (middle school) and I was assistant principal.” See LEADER/Page 12

Driving home from work Sheriff allows deputies to take cruisers home each day BY TOM MILLHOUSE iff and subsequently being elected to a four-year term last November, Lenhart has It may cost more at the decided to reinstitute the pump, but Sheriff John practice of allowing deputies Lenhart is convinced that let- to drive the cruisers home ting deputies drive their after their shifts. cruisers to and from work Lenhart said the departpays major dividends in ment’s budget situation has quicker response time to greatly improved, with addiemergencies and reduced tional funds coming from maintenance costs. housing federal prisoners at During Lenhart’s previous the jail, a jail work release terms in office, it was a com- contract with the city of Sidmon sight to see sheriff ’s ney and contracts with Russia cruisers parked in driveways and Port Jefferson for of deputies’ homes around deputies to patrol the villages. Shelby County. Citing budget “I’ve got the budget under constraints, former Sheriff control,” Lenhart said. “That’s Dean Kimpel ended the prac- a non-issue now.” tice, requiring deputies to “I don’t think there is any leave the cruisers at the sher- question about it, this is the iff ’s office and use their pri- way to go,” Lenhart said of the vate vehicles for travel to and cruiser policy, which is the from work. same one he operated under After being appointed sherSee CRUISERS/Page 12




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In Sidney Municipal Court Wednesday, Judge Duane Goettemoeller fined Joseph D. Rains, 29, 16030 Meranda Road, $1,000 ($850 suspended) and $111 costs and sentenced him to 30 days in jail for drug abuse. • Bruce E. Applegate, 32, 8670 Lochard Road, was fined $375 and $103 costs, sentenced to five days in jail, and his driver’s license was susfor having pended physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, amended from driving under the influence. Dismissed were

charges of driving with an illegal blood-alcohol content and a traffic control device violation. • Robert I. Berning, 19, 816 St. Marys Ave., was fined $150 and $111 costs for speeding. • Benjamin M. Couchot, 42, 3770 Beulah Drive, was fined $75 and $136 costs for disorderly conduct. • Brian D. Poling, 27, 324 Lyndhurst St., was fined $100 and $105 costs for littering. • William R. Rains, 32, 319 Mill St., Anna, was fined $30 and $105 costs for speeding. • Joshua S. Dietrich,

30, 111 N. Pomeroy Ave., was fined $25 and $111 costs for expired license plates. • Curtis D. Kremer, 31, 5761 Bensman Road, Minster, was fined $30 and $105 costs for speeding. • Brian E. Kessler, 51, 5829 S. Knoop-Johnston Road, was fined $25 and $111 costs for failure to control. • The assault case of Abdoulaye Kane, 25, 971 Buckeye Ave., was dismissed. • The theft case of William J. Powers, 20, 844 1/2 S. Walnut Ave., was dismissed.


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turn right. A pickup truck driven by Cheryl J. Lloyd, 51, 904 Michigan St., also eastbound on North, pulled up next to the Freytag auto. Lloyd began to turn right and forced the Freytag auto into the base of a pole. The report did not list either of the drivers as being cited in the accident.

-6:21 p.m.: theft. A juvenile reported the theft of $50 and a necklace, valued at $150, at the Sidney Municipal Swimming Pool. -12:07 p.m.: lost property. Heather Kies, 715 Buckeye Ave., reported losing her cell phone and phone case, valued at $265, a driver’s license and Social Security card. MONDAY -9:49 a.m.: theft. THURSDAY Dorothy A. Jutte, 1682 a.m.: medical. -9:11 Cumberland Ave., reMedics were called t0 ported the theft of the 900 block of Huron $2,648 through fraud. Court. -8:38 a.m.: injury. Medics were called to the area of Court Street Brian E. Kessler, 51, and Brooklyn Avenue. -7:43 a.m.: injury. 5829 S. Knoop-Johnston Road, was cited with Medics were called to failure to control after the 2900 block of Fair an accident Monday at Road. -4:41 a.m.: medical. 10:39 p.m. Kessler was west- Medics were called to bound on Ohio 47, near the 1500 block of MichiRoyan Avenue, when he gan Street. WEDNESDAY went off the roadway to -6:40 p.m.: medical. the right and struck a light pole, breaking it off. Medics were called to The auto continued in the 200 block of Queen the grassy roadside and Street. -6:34 p.m.: medical. struck another utility pole, flipped once, and Medics were called to ended on all four wheels the 3000 block of Cisco in the grassy roadside. Road. -4:36 p.m.: medical. Kessler suffered possible injuries, according to the Medics were called to report. Sidney Fire and the 300 block of East Rescue transported him Parkwood. -2:16 p.m.: medical. to Wilson Memorial HosMedics were called to pital. • An accident oc- the 800 block of Park curred June 12 at 3:28 Street. -1:51 p.m.: medical. p.m. on West North Street at North West Av- Medics were called to the 700 block of Country enue. A car driven by Jean Side Street. -1:20 p.m.: medical. M. Freytag, 52, 126 Woodhaven Drive, was Medics were called to stopped eastbound for a the 3000 block of Cisco red traffic light on Road. -1:05 p.m.: medical. North at West, closest to the curb, waiting to Medics were called to the 900 block of Center Avenue. HOW MAY WE HELP YOU? -11:53 a.m.: medical. Medics were called to the 800 block of Arrowhead Drive. -11:18 a.m.: medical. Medics were called Copyright © 2013 The Sidney Daily News Civitas Media, LLC (USPS# 495-720) to the 1000 block of North Main Avenue. 1451 N. Vandemark Road, Sidney, OH 45365-4099

THURSDAY -5:18 a.m.: property found. A debit card was found at 125 W. Court St. -1:23 a.m.: domestic violence. A woman reported a domestic dispute at a South West Avenue address. -1:12 a.m.: driving under the influence. Police arrested Benjamin Flinn, 19, at 2115 Michigan St. on a charge of driving under the influence. WEDNESDAY -3:02 p.m.: property found. A set of car keys was found at 201 S. Ohio Ave. -2:16 p.m.: theft. Mary A. Peltier, 1003 River Bend Blvd., reported a bottle of perfume and other items, valued at $35, were stolen from her car. -11:20 a.m.: criminal damaging. Sara Jane Henry, 482 W. Parkwood St., reported the doorknob at her residence had been tampered with. -11:06 a.m.: theft. Gary L. Mees, 410 E. Court St., reported a Social Security card and birth certificate were stolen from his vehicle. -8:18 a.m.: theft. A juvenile reported the theft of a bicycle, valued at $40, from in front of Amos Memorial Library, 230 E. North St. -7:33 a.m.: criminal mischief. Christy Thornburg, 1465 E. Court St., Apt. F, reported an unidentified red liquid was poured on her vehicle. -7:33 a.m.: criminal mischief. Denise Wismar, 301 E. Lyndhurst St., reported eggs were thrown on three

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The following are among civil cases that have been filed and are currently active within the Shelby County Common Pleas Court. (These cases are unresolved and no final judgment has been made for or against either/any party.) • American Budget Co., 671 N. Vandemark Road, v. Anthony R. Knight, 222 Jefferson St., foreclosure. • Christina Barga, 727 Foraker Ave., v. Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and Formed Fiber Technologies, 1630 Ferguson Court, complaint for injury compensation. • Kevin Foy, 660 W. Parkwood St., v. Kyle W. Vantilburg, 7776 State Route 703, Anna, and Vantilburg Farms, Celina, complaint for compensation for injuries due to auto accident. • Delores R. Boclair, Somerset, Ky., v. Shirley A. Card, 2122 N. Main Ave., complaint for personal injuries due to auto accident. • Discover Bank, New Albany, v. Patrick Altstaetter, 14753 Amsterdam Road, Anna, complaint for credit card debt in excess of $16,000. • Melissa Taylor and Allen M. Prudue, 3773 River Road, v. American Business Credit Inc., Balla Cynyd, Pa., complaint for quiet title to real estate. • Larry L. and Beverly K. Mabbitt, 2543 Simon Road, Russia, v. Leo J.

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Berning, Maria Stein, et. al., complaint for money damages due to auto accident. • Ramon Zarazua, 3980 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, v. Garner Derossett, 4070 HardinWapakoneta Road, complaint for compensation for removal of trees, trespass, totaling more than $25,000. • PNC Bank, Miamisburg, v. Estate of Thomas W. Link, Louella Sue Brown, Thomas William Link and Shawn Allen Link, all of Sidney, foreclosure. • Barbara J. Bertsch, 134 Oldham Ave., v. Timothy A. Williams, Conover, complaint for personal injuries due to auto accident. • Universal 1 Credit Union Inc., Beavercreek, v. Blake and Deborah Laine, 624 6th Ave., complaint for unpaid loan totaling in excess of $26,000. • Timothy J. and Paulette K. Schwartz, 14125 Sidney Freyburg Road, Anna, vs. JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo Banks, complaint to quiet title. • Westfield Insurance Co. and Amsehl Investments LLC, Westfield Center, v. Greg Rhoades and Susan Kleiner, 211 1/2 E. North St., complaint for damage to real property caused by auto accident totaling more than $49,000. • Mitchell M. and Lisa Brautigam, 14641 Pruden Road, v. E.F. Ferree

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A CAR lies in a cornfield on the 3000 block of Russia Road after the driver lost control around 4 p.m. Thursday rolling the car into the field. Three of the four occupants of the vehicle were taken to a hospital. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Houston Rescue and the Russia Fire Department responded to the scene.

COUNTY Sheriff’s log THURSDAY –10:53 a.m.: auto accident. A two-vehicle accident occurred in the 21000 block of Ohio 274 in Jackson Township. No injuries were reported. Deputies and Jackson Center Fire and Rescue responded. –8:07 a.m.: domestic violence. A domestic violence incident was reported at 4141 State

RECORD Route 48 in Loramie Township. –Midnight: fire alarm. Jackson Center Fire was called to Plastipak, 18015 State Route 65, Jackson Center, by an alarm. WEDNESDAY –9:39 p.m.: ammonia odor. Fort Loramie Fire was called to 5450 Patterson-Halpin Road to investigate a strong smell of ammonia in the area. Frank Beeson Group Publisher

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–2:09 p.m.: children missing. Christina Rinehart, 4195 FrazierGuy Road, reported three children missing.

Fire, rescue THURSDAY –11:16 a.m.: injury. Anna Rescue and Van Buren Township Fire were called to the 13000 block of McCartyville Road. –6:19 a.m.: injury. Fort Loramie Rescue was called to the 1500 block of N. Kuther Road. WEDNESDAY –12:28 p.m.: medical. Anna and Jackson Center Rescue were called to the 600 block of W. Pike St., Jackson Center.


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and heirs, complaint for quiet title by adverse possession. • Jennifer Soder and Mark Rhoads, 1324 Sixth St., v. Joan Mader dba BPM National Corp., 202 N. High St., Port Jefferson, complaint for compensation for illness due to health and safety violations at residence. • JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Columbus, v. Barry L. and Kara M. Westerbeck, 883 Crescent Drive, foreclosure. • Sandra K. Shipman, 76 McCloskey School Road, v. Papa Johns, 728 Wapakoneta Ave., et. al., complaint for personal injury due to fall in parking lot exceeding $118,000. • Citimortgage Inc., O’Fallon, Mo., v. Aaron L. and Janel L. Monnin, 1474 State Route 47, Russia, foreclosure. • Bank of America NA, Fort Worth, Texas, v. Edward D. Kolley, Dunedin, Fla., and Margaret F. Kolley, 404 Ruby Court, Anna, complaint in foreclosure. • Mary M. Edwards, 421 New St., v. Walmart Stores Inc., Cleveland, complaint for personal injury due to fall, exceeding $25,000. • Osgood State Bank, Osgood, v. Daniel J. and Cheryl J. Deloye, 8548 State Route 66, Fort Loramie, foreclosure. • US Bank NA, Owensboro, Ky., v. Bradley Duncum, 304 Walnut St., Botkins, foreclosure.

A driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash Monday at 6:58 a.m. Marybeth Roberts, 55, of West Milton, was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital by Fort Loramie Rescue. She suffered nonincapacitating injuries, according to a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office report. Roberts was eastbound in the 5000 block of Fort Loramie-Swanders Road. She said she applied her brakes and they locked up, causing her to lose control. The auto went off the right side of the road and overturned.


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Anna L. Friley, age 60, of 2729 Kristy Way, passed away June 15, 2013, at 11:37 p.m. at her residence. Private services will be held at the discretion of the family. Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, has been entrusted with all funeral arrangements.

Esther Wical Esther Wical, 85, of Sidney, died Thursday, June 20, 2013. Funeral arrangements are pending at Cromes Funeral Home, Sidney.

Concert moved to South Park MINSTER — The gazebo in Minster Machine Centennial Park is undergoing currently some electric service renovations. The concert scheduled for Sunday will be moved across the street to the South Park in downtown Minster.

Meeting set ST. PARIS — A joint meeting of the Shelby County and Campaign County Boards of Developmental Disabilities will be Monday at 8 p.m. in the Evan-Purk Center, 103 S. Church St. Joint meetings of the boards’ personnel and ethics committees will be in the same location. The former will meet at 4:30 p.m. The latter will meet at 7:55 p.m.

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Lewis A. Blackford, 72, of Powell, formerly of Sidney, passed away in Dublin, Ohio, on-site crematory June 20, 2013, Visitation Frion his 49th day 4 to 7 p.m. wedding anMemorial niversary to JuService 7 dith (Davis) Blackford. She survives. He was born April 2, 1941, in Shelby County, the son of the late Ray and Martha (Barnes) Blackford. Also surviving are three children 492-5101 and their spouses: View obituaries at Michael and Sarah 40041260 Blackford, of Powell, Mitchell Blackford and Melissa Knarr, of Powell, and Megan (Blackford) and Tim O’Callaghan, of Soon to be Dublin. He is also surDays Inn vived by four beloved grandchildren: Ella & Conference Center Blackford, Caiden and 400 Folkerth Avenue, Morgan Blackford, and Sidney Melanie O’Callaghan. 937-492-1131 He is also survived by two siblings, sister Ruth NOW FEATURING ROMER’S CATERING Kline, of Fort Wayne, Ind., and brother John Blackford and wife, Julie, of Sidney. He was preceded in death by a brother Paul. Lew is a graduate of BOTKINS, OHIO the Sidney High School Voted Readers class of 1959. Following Choice #1 his graduation, he Monument earned a bachelor’s deDealer for gree from Miami Univer3 years! sity, Oxford, Ohio, where CALL 937-693-3263 for appointment he was a member of Phi Kappa Alpha. Blackford 107 E. State St. earned his master’s degree from the University of Dayton and completed administrative studies at Wright State University, Dayton. He began his 33-year career in education as a business education teacher at Sidney High School. He served as a also Jackson Center wrestling and football 937-596-6164 coach and later became a guidance counselor at the school. He then became assistant principal Let your home pay you! at Sidney High School. Between 1976 and 1979 he accepted the principalship of a Piqua eleTeresa Rose mentary school. He 937-497-9662 returned to the Sidney 800-736-8485 City Schools a short time 733 Fair Road, Sidney later to become principal of Bridgeview Middle School. Blackford’s pathway to help young people 40138906 led him to assume a variety of administrative positions, including the Sidney City School’s director of business oppor104 E. Mason Rd. tunities and finally to a Sidney, OH 45365 four-year term as superintendent of the Sidney (937) 492-6937 City Schools (1992-96), the only Sidney High School graduate ever to hold the post. After Blackford retired from his role as ent, he became the executive director of the West Ohio Development Council, a job he held for 13 years. He then served as the interim executive director of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges. Funeral Home and Lew touched many Cremation Services lives, cared about the 502 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney community, and planned for the future through 492-5130 his memberships and 40138825

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A Celebration of Life Service for Dolores Ann “Dee” Elsass, 72, of Columbus, who passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013. The service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Heck Yeah!, 5795 North 25A, Piqua.



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service on many boards and committees: He was a member of Sidney’s First U n i t e d Methodist Church, trustee of the Dayton, Ohio public television stations, president of the South West Ohio Instructional Technology Association, campaign chairman of the Shelby County United Way, vice chairman of the Shelby Jobs Training Partnership Act, vice chairman of the Special Education Regional Resource Center — a responsibility that led his influence into 11 western Ohio counties — chairman of the Edison State Community College Board of Trustees, and chairman of the countywide tax campaign for the Shelby County Commissioners. An avid golfer, he was proud of his holes-in-one at Safari Golf Club, Kinsale Golf Club, and Tree Links Golf Course. He enjoyed volunteering at Safari Golf Club, Muirfield Country Club, and The Memorial Tournament. He created the Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor and was honored as an inductee in 2003 for his years of community service and leadership. He was also proud of his Miami Valley League wrestling championship, the 30-0 Sidney High School varsity football season, and being an 83pint blood donor. Lew will be most remembered by his family for his kindness, compassion, story-telling, and genuine caring toward everyone with whom he came in contact. His dedication to his family and friends was second to none. He was a friend to all. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney. A private family funeral service will be held on Monday morning, June 24, followed with a burial at Graceland Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Lew’s life will also be held on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the American Legion, 1265 Fourth Ave. in Sidney. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor or Wilson Hospice in memory of Lewis Blackford. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences and fond memories may be expressed to the Blackford family at the Cromes funeral home website,

Drowning victim ID’d RUSSELLS POINT — The boater who fell overboard and drowned Wednesday on Indian Lake has been identified as 75-year-old James A. Lamaar, of Waynesfield. According to preliminary incident report obtained by WDTN, a news partner of the Sidney Daily News, Lamaar got out of the boat to repair the boat’s motor. The boat drifted away as he

Christina ‘Tina’ M. Heitbrink MINSTER — Christina “Tina” M. Heitbrink, age 44, of Minster, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1968, in Coldwater, to the late Cletus and Velma (Clune) Heitbrink. Her mother survives in Maria Stein. She is also survived by brothers and sisters Steve and Sharon Heitbrink, of St. Sebastian, John and Margie Heitbrink, of McCartyville, Don and June Heitbrink, of Maria Stein, Mary Ellen “Pinki” and Roger Tuente, of Osgood, Jenny and Joe Botkin, of Minster, and Ann Hietbrink and Ken Rethman, of Minster; special friend John Drees, of Minster; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and nephews Diller Jordan and Kyle Rindler. She was a member of Minster FOE 1391 and the Auglaize/Mercer County YMCA. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, June 24, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Tom Brenberger celebrant. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday, June 24. Burial will take place in St. John Cemetery. Condolences may be at made

Nancy J. Meyer J A C K SONVILLE, Fla. — Nancy J. Meyer, 77, a Ja c k s o n v i l l e, Fla., resident for the past 28 years, formerly of Sidney, Ohio, went home to be with her beloved Lord June 17, 2013, after a lengthy illness. She was born April 28, 1936, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of the late William and Mary Peterson. Nancy was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church of Jacksonville and a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney prior to moving to Jacksonville. She was a dedicated, loving wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother and a friend to many. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Paul R. Meyer, of Jacksonville, and five children, Don and Kathy Meyer, of Sidney, Bill and Sandy (Meyer) Carey, of Sidney, Bruce Meyer and friend Denny Valot, of Columbus, Ohio, Tina Meyer Griffis and Chris Meyer, both of Jacksonville. A daughter, Deborah A. Meyer, of Sidney, preceded her in death.

She is also survived by two b r o t h e r s, William Peterson, and friend Katie, of Montezuma, Ohio, and Thomas and Judy Peterson, of Kettering, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Nancy was preceded in death by three sisters, MaryAnn Hapner, Sara Heitkamp and Suzanne Peterson, and a brother, Joseph Peterson. A graduate of Fort Loramie High School, she started a cooking career with the Sidney Holiday Inn and continued her career in Jacksonville as a manager of various restaurants. She was an avid collector of frogs and angels, much like herself. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was always seen with a camera in her hands taking pictures or videos. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Prince of Catholic Peace Church 6320 Bennett Road, Jacksonville. A memorial Mass and burial will take place at a later date in July in Sidney.

Students receive degrees from Urbana Urbana University held its 121st commencement ceremony on May 4 in the Warren G. Grimes Center. Jessica E. Baltes, of Houston, received a Bachelor of Science degree in intervention specialist (K12). Bobbi S. Bornhorst, of Russia, received a Bachelor of Science degree in health care management. She was inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda national Honor Society for Nontraditional Students during the Honor Societies Inductions and Awards Convocation held the evening before Commencement. Paul Andrew Miller, of Sidney, received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree in the athletic training education program. Undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the Honor Societies Inductions and Awards Convocation are: Janelle Holthaus, of Fort Loramie, was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration. Jacob Langenkamp, of Sidney, was inducted into Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society and Alpha Sigma Lambda national Honor Society for Non-traditional Students. Bryson Long, a fall 2012 graduate from Sidney, received an Academic Honor Award.

worked on installing the motor’s drain plug. “He was attempting to swim toward the vessel as it was drifting away from his location,” according to the report. “The occupant (brother) was throwing rope to him in attempt to rescue him but was unsuccessful.” Lamaar went under MINSTER — Jenthe water and never nifer Ranly of Minster, resurfaced. earned a Master of Science in Health Informatics during spring graduation ceremonies at theUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. UIC ranks among the nation’s leading re-

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Man gets 36 years to life in dying blink case BY LISA CORNWELL watched the interview The Associated Press which prosecutors say shows Chandler blinked CINCINNATI (AP) — his eyes three times for A man paralyzed and “yes” to identify a photo hooked up to a ventilator of Woods as the man who after he was shot in the shot him. Chandler was face and neck could only shot while sitting in a communicate by blink- car on Oct, 28, 2010, and ing his eyes, but those left paralyzed from the blinks helped lead to neck down, what could end up as life The defense tried to in prison for the man block the video, saying convicted of murdering Chandler’s blinks were him. inconsistent and unreliRicardo Woods, 35, able. was sentenced Thursday Woods, who insists he to 36 years to life in is innocent, stood stoprison for the murder of ically before a Hamilton David Chandler and for County judge on Thursfelonious assaults and day and showed no visiweapons charges. The ble emotion as she murder trial drew na- sentenced him. Judge tional attention when Beth Myers said the senthe judge allowed jurors tence she gave him was to see a police interview “necessary to protect the of Chandler two weeks public and punish Mr. before his death during Woods.” which he blinked in reProsecutors had sponse to questions sought a sentence of 37 about who shot him. years to life, the maxiWoods was convicted mum, while the defense last month of murder had asked the judge for and felonious assault the minimum, 18 years charges after jurors to life.

Assistant county Prosecutor David Prem told the judge prior to sentencing that Woods’ previous criminal history, including prison terms for attempting to kill someone and drug trafficking, should be taken into account. “He is a dangerous and violent offender,” Prem said, adding that it was time for the Chandler family and the state of Ohio to get justice. attorney Defense Kory Jackson told the judge that Woods has “always maintained that he is not guilty and still maintains that today.” Woods nodded yes when the judge said she understood that he planned to appeal. stressed Jackson again after court that Woods has always insisted he is innocent, even when he was offered a deal prior to the trial requiring him to plead guilty in exchange for a five-year sentence.

Time running out on shipwreck hunt FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) — After nearly a week of searching the muddy Lake Michigan bottom, a research team has failed to find the wreckage of a 17th century ship — and leaders acknowledged Thursday they might come up empty before their state permit expires. The mission to locate the Griffin, which was by the commanded French explorer Rene Robert Cavelier de la Salle and disappeared in 1679, was buoyed earlier this week as French underwater archaeologists inspected a wooden beam protruding 10.5 feet from the lake bed. They said it appeared to be a bowsprit — a spur or pole that extends from a vessel’s stem — that was hundreds of years old. But there was no ship below, only hard-packed

claylike sediment extending to bedrock 20 feet down. The scientists and divers searched a wider area Thursday near Poverty Island, a few miles offshore of a remote section of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, with equipment that probes beneath the lake bed for signs of buried objects. Again, no Griffin. With their permit from the state Department of Natural Resources expiring Friday, it was uncertain whether they would try again. Team leader Steve Libert admitted there was growing frustration, but the retired intelligence analyst who has sought the Griffin for nearly three decades remains convinced the ship is there and said he had no intention of giving up. He discovered the timber

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DEZERAH SILSBY Leaves the U.S. Federal courthouse Thursday in Cleveland. A federal magistrate released Silsby, 21, after a brief court appearance and was ordered to stay in contact with the probation office while awaiting trial. She entered a not guilty plea. An FBI affidavit says Silsby, one of the four suspects in the forced labor case, admitted she helped retrieve the alleged victims from their relative’s house and had slammed a woman’s hand in a door and smashed it with a rock.

Suspect in forced-labor case pleads not guilty CLEVELAND (AP) — One of four suspects in an Ohio forced-labor case has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging a woman was held captive with her child and was threatened and made to do housework. A federal magistrate in Cleveland released 21-year-old suspect Dezerah Silsby after a brief court appearance Thursday afternoon and ordered her to stay in contact with the probation office while

awaiting trial. Silsby entered a not guilty plea. Defense attorney Jennifer Scott says Silsby isn’t capable of the crimes detailed in the allegations. An FBI affidavit says Silsby admitted she helped retrieve the woman and her child from their relative’s house and had slammed the woman’s hand in a door and smashed it with a rock. The other suspects are expected to have bond hearings Monday.

GOP agreement calls for larger income tax cut COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Republican leaders have agreed to a larger statewide income tax cut as part of a package of changes to be included in the budget. Senate President Keith Faber said Thursday that Ohioans would see a gradual income tax reduction over three years, beginning with an 8.5 percent cut in the first year. The proposal also gives small businesses a break and increases the state sales tax from 5.5 percent to 5.75 percent. Lawmakers are working to finalize Ohio’s next two-year budget. They face a June 30 deadline to pass the almost $62 billion spending plan. The House and Senate have separate tax proposals that must be reconciled. The Senate dropped a 7 percent statewide income tax reduction passed by the House in favor of small-business exemptions.

Pregnant mom killed, baby in critical condition DAYTON (AP) — The baby of a pregnant woman killed in a shooting in Dayton has been delivered and is in critical condition. A spokeswoman for Miami Valley Hospital’s Emergency and Trauma Center says the baby boy was born Wednesday night after his mother was brought in. Dayton police say 27year-old Daylynn Foster was hit once by a bullet in the area of her midsection but it’s unclear if her baby was hit. Hospital spokes-

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DAYTON (AP) — Organizers of the Dayton Air Show expect smaller crowds for the two-day event this weekend, thanks to the Air Force Thunderbirds and other military support pulling out because of federal budget cuts. The show, one of the oldest and most prominent in the country, usually draws around 70,000 people and has a $3.2 million impact on the local economy. But the Thunderbirds precision jet team had to withdraw earlier this year because of federal cutbacks. Military support from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base also will not participate. The base near Dayton is the state’s largest military installation and typically lends aircraft, vehicles and about 300 personnel to help set up the show. The U.S. Department of Defense has barred military aircraft on air show grounds, marking the first time in the four-decade history of the show that the Air Force will not have a giant cargo jet on display. Air show general manager Brenda Kerfoot told The Dayton Daily News that without the jet team in the lineup, the show could see 30 percent fewer people. Dozens of air shows across the nation have shut down this year because they lost military planes. The Dayton show cut its budget by about one-third this time. But organizers of the Dayton show and others decided to have them anyway. “We are going to put together a very diversified world-class, highly entertaining show for the family, and we have things coming out that we normally wouldn’t get,” Kerfoot said. The show, sponsored by Vectren Corp., will feature civilian aerial performers such as Team Fastrax, which is replacing the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team, and pilots who fly classic military jets. John Cudahy, president of the International Council of Air Shows, said 61 air shows out of about 300 nationwide canceled this season because military jet teams and other support were removed. He said it amounts to a total economic loss in those communities of about $400 million. “The number of cancellations and the types of shows that have canceled this year is unprecedented,” he said, adding that it’s a result of federal budget cuts and the military’s decision not to support air shows. The Dayton show’s largest crowd in recent years was 80,000 in 2009 when the Thunderbirds performed. The Navy Blue Angels are scheduled to perform at next year’s show, but nobody knows if that will happen.

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NATION/WORLD TODAY IN HISTORY BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Friday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2013. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer arrives at 1:04 a.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 21, 1963, Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini was chosen during a conclave of his fellow cardinals to succeed the late Pope John XXIII; the new pope took the name Paul VI. On this date: • In 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it. • In 1834, Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine. • In 1913, Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick became the first woman to parachute from an airplane as she jumped over Los Angeles. • In 1932, heavyweight Max Schmeling lost a title fight rematch in New York by decision to Jack Sharkey, prompting Schmeling’s manager, Joe Jacobs, to exclaim: “We was robbed!” • In 1942, German forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II. (Following his victory, Rommel was promoted to Field Marshal; Tobruk was retaken by the Allies in November 1942.) • In 1943, Army nurse Lt. Edith Greenwood became the first woman to receive the Soldier’s Medal for showing heroism during a fire at a military hospital in Yuma, Ariz. • In 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were murdered in Philadelphia, Miss.; their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. • In 1973, the Supreme Court, in Miller v. California, ruled that states may ban materials found to be obscene according to local standards. • In 1982, a jury in Washington, D.C., found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings of President Ronald Reagan and three other men. • In 1989, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as a form of political protest was protected by the First Amendment. • In 1997, the WNBA made its debut as the New York Liberty defeated the host Los Angeles Sparks 67-57.


‘Fluffy cow’ hits Internet ADEL, Iowa (AP) _Grooming cows so they look like unusually large poodles is a well-known beautification practice in the show cattle industry. But although it may be decades old, it’s just now getting attention on the Internet. It started with a photo of a male cow named Texas Tornado who had a particularly fluffy coat. “Fluffy cow” photos are now making the rounds. The practice is meant to help sell livestock for breeding or harvesting. The cattle go through a beauty pageant regiment: They’re washed, brushed and blow dried. Special oils add an extra fluff. The bull’s owner, Matt Lautner of Lautner Farms in Iowa, helps raise many fluffy cows. He’s using social media to run with the overwhelming response, and hopes it brings more attention to the industry.

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House rejects farm bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The House rejected a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them. Those cuts weren’t deep enough for many Republicans who objected to the cost of the nearly $80 billion-a-year food stamp program, which has doubled in the past five years. The vote was 234-195 against the bill, with 62 Republicans voting against it. The bill also suffered from lack of Democratic support necessary for the traditionally bipartisan farm bill to pass. Only 24 Democrats voted in favor of the legislation after many said the food stamp cuts could remove as many as 2 million needy recipients from the rolls. The addition of the optional state work requirements by Republican amendment just before final passage turned away many remaining Democratic votes. Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and No. 2 Democrat Steny Hoyer of Maryland, both of whom voted for the bill, immediately took to the House floor and blamed the other’s party for the defeat. Cantor said it was a “disappointing day” and that Democrats had been a “disappointing player.” Hoyer suggested that Republicans voted for the food stamp work requirements to tank the bill. “What happened today is you turned a bipartisan bill, necessary for our farmers, necessary for our consumers, necessary for the people of America, that many of us would have supported, and you turned it into a partisan bill,” he said. The Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the farm bill last week, with about $2.4 billion a year in overall cuts and a $400 million annual decrease in food stamps — one-fifth of the House bill’s food stamp cuts. The White House was supportive of the Senate version but had issued a veto threat of the House bill. If the two chambers cannot come together on a bill, farm-state lawmakers

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THIS MAY 15 file photo shows stacks of paperwork awaiting members of the House Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington as it meets to consider proposals to the 2013 Farm Bill. The House, on Thursday, rejected a five year, halftrillion-dollar farm bill that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them. could push for an extension of the 2008 “If it fails today I can’t guarantee you’ll farm bill that expires in September or ne- see in this Congress another attempt,” he gotiate a new bill with the Senate and try said. again. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, the Some conservatives have suggested senior Democrat on the House Agriculseparating the farm programs and the ture Committee, said he believes the food stamps into separate bills. Farm- work requirements and a vote that scutstate lawmakers have for decades added tled a proposed dairy overhaul turned too food stamps to farm bills to garner urban many lawmakers against the measure. votes for the rural bill. But that marriage “I had a bunch of people come up to me has made passage harder this year. and say I was with you but this is it, I’m House Agriculture Committee Chair- done,” Peterson said after the vote. man Frank Lucas, R-Okla., said ThursHouse Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, day that the committee is assessing all its voted for the bill but lobbied for the dairy options and will continue its work in the amendment that caused some dairy-state “near future.” lawmakers to eventually turn on the legJust before the vote, Lucas pleaded islation. Cantor vocally supported the with his colleagues’ support, saying that amendment that imposed the work reif the measure didn’t pass people would quirements, coming to the House floor use it as an example of a dysfunctional just before that vote and the final vote to Congress. endorse it.

Taliban offer to free U.S. soldier KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban proposed a deal in which they would free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their most senior operatives at Guantanamo Bay, while Afghan President Hamid Karzai eased his opposition Thursday to joining planned peace talks. The idea of releasing these Taliban prisoners has been controversial. U.S. negotiators hope they would join the peace process but fear they might

simply return to the battlefield, and Karzai once scuttled a similar deal partly because he felt the Americans were usurping his authority. The proposal to trade U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for the Taliban detainees was made by senior Taliban spokesman Shaheen Suhail in response to a question during a phone interview with The Associated Press from the militants’ newly opened political office in Doha, the capital of the Gulf nation of Qatar.

The prisoner exchange is the first item on the Taliban’s agenda before even starting peace talks with the U.S., said Suhail, a top Taliban figure who served as first secretary at the Afghan Embassy in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad before the Taliban government’s ouster in 2001. “First has to be the release of detainees,” Suhail said Thursday when asked about Bergdahl. “Yes. It would be an exchange. Then step by step, we want to build bridges of con-

fidence to go forward.” The Obama administration was noncommittal about the proposal, which it said it had expected the Taliban to make. “We’ve been very clear on our feelings about Sgt. Bergdahl and the need for him to be released,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. “We have not made a decision to … transfer any Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay, but we anticipate, as I’ve said, that the Taliban will all raise this issue.”

Border security: Boost for Exodus International leader Senate immigration bill apologizes to gay community WASHINGTON (AP) — A breakthrough at hand, Republicans and Democrats reached for agreement Thursday on a costly, military-style surge to secure the leaky U.S.-Mexican border and clear the way for Senate passage of legislation giving millions of immigrants a chance at citizenship after years in America’s shadows. Lawmakers in both parties described a Southern border that would be bristling with law enforcement manpower and technology as a result of legislation at the top of President Barack Obama’s second-term domestic policy agenda. The emerging deal called for a doubling of the Border Patrol, with 20,000 new agents, 18 new unmanned surveillance drones, 350 miles of new fencing, and an array of fixed and mobile devices to maintain vigilance.

“This is a border surge. We have militarized our border, almost,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican. “Boots on the ground, drones in the air,” summed up Sen. Chuck Schumer, the New York Democrat who has been at the center of efforts to push immigration legislation through the Senate. The plan was announced by Sens. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Bob Corker of Tennessee, Republicans who had been publicly uncommitted on the legislation. Both said other GOP fence-sitters would also swing behind the measure if the changes were incorporated, and by late in the afternoon, two had done so. A final vote on the legislation is expected by the end of next week.

BY DAVID CRARY The Associated Press The leader of Exodus International, a Christian ministry that worked to help people repress same-sex attraction, has apologized to the gay community for inflicting “years of undue suffering.” He plans to close the organization while launching a new effort to promote reconciliation. “The church has waged the culture war, and it’s time to put the weapons down,” Alan Chambers told The Associated Press on Thursday, hours after announcing his decision at Exodus’ annual conference and posting his apology online. “While there has been so much good at Exodus, there has also been bad,” Chambers said at the conference. “We’ve hurt people.” Based in Orlando, Fla., Exodus was founded 37 years ago and claimed 260 member ministries around the U.S. and abroad. It offered to help conflicted Christians rid themselves of unwanted homosexual inclinations through counseling and prayer, infuriating gay rights activists in the process. Exodus had seen its influence wane in recent years as mainstream associations representing psychiatrists and psychologists rejected its approach. However, the idea that gays could be “converted” to heterosexuality through prayer persists among some evangelicals and fundamentalists.

Study: Third of women suffer domestic violence LONDON (AP) — In the first major global review of violence against women, a series of reports released Thursday found that about a third of women have been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current partner. The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, called it “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and other experts said screening for domestic violence should be added to all levels of health care. Among the findings: 40 percent of women killed worldwide were slain by an intimate partner, and being assaulted by a partner was the most common kind of violence experienced by women. Researchers used a broad definition of domestic violence, and in cases where

country data was incomplete, estimates were used to fill in the gaps. WHO defined physical violence as being slapped, pushed, punched, choked or attacked with a weapon. Sexual violence was defined as being physically forced to have sex, having sex for fear of what the partner might do and being compelled to do something sexual that was humiliating or degrading. The report also examined rates of sexual violence against women by someone other than a partner and found about 7 percent of women worldwide had previously been a victim. In conjunction with the report, WHO issued guidelines for authorities to spot problems earlier and said all health workers should be trained to recognize

when women may be at risk and how to respond appropriately. Globally, the WHO review found 30 percent of women are affected by domestic or sexual violence by a partner. The report was based largely on studies from 1983 to 2010. According to the United Nations, more than 600 million women live in countries where domestic violence is not considered a crime. The rate of domestic violence against women was highest in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, where 37 percent of women experienced physical or sexual violence from a partner at some point in their lifetimes. The rate was 30 percent in Latin America and 23 percent in North America. In Europe and Asia, it was 25 percent.


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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 Lockington, 9 to 11 a.m. • Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry Distribution, in Pasco, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon • The Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., host the Lego Club from 2 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is necessary by calling (937) 773-6753.

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.

Sunday 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 Narcotics Anonymous group, Never Alone, Never Again, meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 320 E. Russell Road.

Monday Afternoon • Sidney Rotary Club meets at noon at the Sidney Moose Lodge. For more information on activities or becoming a member, contact Deb Barga at 492-3167.

Monday Evening • Versailles Health Care Center offers a free Total Joint Replacement class at 6 p.m. in the Rehab Clinic at the center, to provide information about preparation, hospital procedures, risks and rehab to people considering joint replacement. For information, call Shannon Condon at (937) 5260130. • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step group offering experience, strength, and hope to anyone who suffers from an eating disorder, meets at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. Use the rear parking lot and door. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road. • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Frantz at 492-7075. • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, New Bremen. • The Shelby County Junior Leaders Club, for youth 13-18, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Extension Office on Fair Road. For information, call 295-2665.

Tuesday Morning • Wagner Manufacturing and General Houseware Corp. retirees meet at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast at Bob Evans. • Local 725 Copeland retirees meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. at Clancy s. Retirees and spouses are welcome. • The Francis J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents Stories in the Park at 10 a.m. Stories will be read in Paris Street Park for all ages.

Tuesday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St. • The New Bremen Public Library offers crafts for children who have completed grades K-3. Advance registration is required for sessions at 1, 1:30, or 2 p.m. • Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 2 p.m. at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. For more information, contact Michelle at (419) 394-8252.

Tuesday Evening • Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Support Group for patients and caregivers meets at St. Rita’s Regional Cancer Center in the Garden Conference Room from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (419) 227-3361.

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June 14. How the years have flown by! Sister Emma and Jacob will be married 18 years on Saturday, June 15. Elizabeth was a year old the day before their wedding. It is nice to have the children all home from school for the summer. Before we know it, the seed corn will be ready to de-tassel.


Dear Readers: Pets are important members of our families. So when o n e g e t s lost, it can be a traumatic Hints experifrom e n c e f o r Heloise everyone, in- Heloise Cruse cluding the pet! Here are hints to help reunite you and your pet as quickly as possible: • Call animal shelters, veterinary clinics (in your area) and animal-control centers. Give them a description so they can be on the lookout. Better yet, see if you can email or fax a photo! Visit animal-control centers often, even daily. • Create a lost-pet sign and post everywhere! Your neighborhood, veterinary clinics, animal shelters, pet-supply stores, gas stations, restaurants — anywhere that will allow you to post a sign. Check local regulations on posting signs on city telepoles and phone lampposts. • Check your newspaper. Most will run lostpet ads at no charge. • Talk to your neighbors! Let them know your pet is missing. The more eyes that are watching, the sooner your pet can be found. • Use the Internet. There are many lost-pet websites. * Most important: Don’t give up! It may be weeks or months, but you still could be reunited. — Heloise TRAVEL HINT Dear Heloise: I pack a small, plastic, empty spray bottle in my suitcase when I travel. When I get to my hotel, I fill it with water. If any of my clothes have wrinkles, I spray them lightly and then use the hair dryer on them to remove the wrinkles. — Kenny in Oklahoma Good travel (and at home) “green” hint. It certainly saves water, since you don’t have to run the shower in the bathroom to create steam to “unwrinkle” clothes! — Heloise A CLEAN DECK Dear Heloise: Since it is summer and we will be using our deck more, could you please reprint your hint on how to clean a deck? — Nicole in Tennessee I would be happy to reprint it! Mix 1 cup liquid laundry detergent (the regular kind) and 1 gallon hot water. Apply to the deck with a soft-bristled brush or push broom and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat if necessary. Some stains may need a little extra scrubbing. If your deck is made of composite material, check with the manufacturer, just to be safe, for specific cleaning instructions. — Heloise


Sidney Daily News, Friday, June 21, 2013

Versailles center wins award VERSAILLES — Versailles Health Care Center, owned and operated by Covenant Care, has received the 2012 Innovation Award. The Covenant Care Innovation Award recognized Versailles Health Care Center for program development and implementation of Power Over Parkinson’s, and this program will now be adopted as part of the Covenant Care Best Practice Program. Versailles Health Care Center was presented the award at the Covenant Care Annual Awards Banquet in Las Vegas. “Our Power Over Parkinson’s program allows us to deliver and comprehensive

Parkinson’s specialized Classes now at Versailles disease and care to our their famipatients YMCA lies. w i t h VERSAILLES — Versailles Health Care CenT h e Parkinson’s and YMCA of Darke County have teamed to class meets ter disease,” said Shan- present a series of Parkinson’s disease classes at at 4 p.m. on the second non Con- the YMCA’s Versailles Facility. Delay the Disease is a fitness program de- Wednesday don, facility each rehab di- signed to empower people with Parkinson’s dis- of ease by optimizing their physical function and month to rector. T h e helping to delay the progression of symptoms. e x e r c i s e , Power Over The classes will be Tuesdays through Aug. 13 s o c i a l i z e Parkinson’s from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $3 per and learn. sesProgram at class. To register, call (937) 526-4488. Versailles The Ve r s a i l l e s Health Care Center and YMCA of Darke County sions are by H e a l t h are seeking volunteers to help with the classes. led Care Cen- For information or to volunteer, call (937) 526- S h a n n o n Condon, ter includes 0130. s p e e c h LSVT BIG and LOUD programs, pant is given a success therapist, and Gina treatments one-on-one DVD that features his Boerger, physical therwith a certified thera- before and after per- apist. Each POP class feapist, who creates an in- formance. dividualized plan to Versailles Health tures an educational address each partici- Care Center also offers presentation, often by a pant’s specific deficits. a free monthly Power guest speaker, as well Upon completion of the Over Parkinson’s class, as vocal and physical programs, each partici- open to people with exercise.

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Angie Hoschouer, Radio Reading Service program manager at Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, spoke at the Versailles Health Care Center’s Power Over Parkinson’s June meeting. She shared her presentation, “Senior Services and Other Great Programs Provided by Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley.” Following the presentation, Condon, Shannon Schieltz/Pulfer speech therapist, and Gina Boerger, physical therapist, led the group in vocal and physical exercise. Virgil Post, of Fort Recovery, won the door prize. For information FORT LORAMIE — about Power Over Marie Schieltz, of Erin Parkinson’s, call (937) Fort Loramie, and 526-0130. Travis William Pulfer, of Russells Point, have announced their engagement and plans to marry July 6, 2013, in St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fort LoEverett, Don Boden- ramie. The bride-to-be is miller and Jerry Schaffner. With a deci- the daughter of Mike sion made at the 2012 and Betsy Schieltz, of fair for the grange not to Fort Loramie. She graduated from continue the operation, the board members were Fort Loramie High there to give grange School in 2006 and members some sugges- from Bowling Green tions how to proceed. If State University in any organization is in- 2010. She is employed by terested in operating the lunch stand, contact Logan Services as a Grange Master Brent web and marketing coClinehens. During the ordinator. Her fiance is the son business meeting, members agreed that the of Tom and Cindy Maplewood United Pulfer, of Huntsville. He is a 2002 graduMethodist Church could use the facilities for va- ate of Riverside High cation Bible school dur- School and a 2006 ing the week of July 8. A graduate of the Ohio social time closed the State University. He is employed by evening, with Beverly Shade and Rita Hurley Jackson Center Local Schools as a teacher. as hostess.

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How does your garden grow? Northwood kindergarteners watch their teacher, Lori Bricker, water seedlings after the class transplanted them to the ground recently. Students discussed how plants need good soil to spread their roots, and plenty of water and sunshine to grow. The class planted sunflowers and 4 o’clocks.

Anna cruise-in results list trophy winners ANNA — Organizers of the Anna Homecoming cruise-in have announced the winners of the 37 trophies that were presented during the event recently. There were as follows: Vintage car: Gary and Susie Bertsch, 1930 Chrysler Landau coupe and 1922 Ford touring; Tim Wolfe, 1930 Chrysler coupe; Dave Foediger, 1929 Pontiac sedan; Roger Schroer, 1923 Chevrolet touring; John and Judy Andrews, 1936 Dodge sedan; Bill May, 1957 chevrolet BelAir; James Bertsch, 1927 Studebaker sedan. Street rod: Herb Vantilburg, 1930 Plymouth roadster. Classic car: Emerson VanHorn, 1964 Chevrolet Corvair; John Ranly, 1975 Chevrolet Camaro; Doug Baily, 1964 Mer-

cury Comet; Tony Schemmel, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle; Jerry Cambell, 1964 Chevrolet Corvair. Muscle car/street machine: Mark Kouse, 1969 chevrolet Camaro; Steve Johnson, 1970 Ford Mustang; Marvin Wente, 1973 Plymouth Duster; Terry Clinehens, 1971 Ford Mustang; Clint and Jennifer Wright, 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle; Danny Radick, 1966 Plymouth Satellite; Jim Brown, 1962 Dodge Dart; Lou Sherman, 1973 Plymouth GTX, Pete Winchester, 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle; Mike Lawson, 1970 Dodge Challenger. Modern car: Pat Sandoe, 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass; John Schafer, 2004 Pontiac GTO. Classic truck and People’s Choice: Joe Henke,

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1950 Ford FI. Modern truck: Eric Bundy, 2006 Ford F250. Motorcycle: Carl Bowersock, 2001 Honda Shadow. Sports car: Rip Vanwinkle, 1998 Chevrolet Corvette; Kathy and Dick Eshleman, 2003 Chevrolet Corvette; Fred Tatum, 1962 Chevrolet Corvette; Tim Osborn, 2014 Ford Five; Ron Klopfenstein, 1999 Chevrolet Corvette. Host’s Choice: Todd Whitt, 1970 Ford Mustang. Spectator’s Choice: Nick Alstadt, 1967 Chevrolet Nova. In the Hot Wheel race, Austin Steinke took first place. Other placing finishers were McKenzie Bertsch, second; Mark Bowersock, third; and John Andrews, fourth.

LIMA — Christian music legends Sandi Patty, Larnelle Harris and Dino will perform in concert together under the direction of producer Thurlow Spurr on Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Patty is the mostawarded female vocalist in Christian music history with 40 Dove Awards. Her rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” sung at the rededication of the Statue of Liberty, “A Capitol Fourth,” the Pan American Games, the Indianapolis 500, ABC’s “4th of July Special” and recently the “New Year’s Eve Celebration from Times Square” is recognized as a masterpiece. Harris has garnered five Grammy Awards and dozens of other Hall of Fame honors. He Community Foundation was the musical voice website at www.comm- for the longest running public service anInterested students n o u n c e m e n t should see the link to the law student applica- QUICK READ tion at the bottom of the home page. Pool party for Applications must inreaders clude a copy of a tranWAPAKONETA — script, letters of recommendation and a The Auglaize County copy of the EFC number Public District Library’s from the FAFSA Stu- summer reading program ends July 13. dent Aid Report. Those who complete it Contact the Community Foundation at 497- can attend a pool party July 14 in New Bremen. 7800 for information.

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in television. Billboard Magazine said about one of his recent albums, “Another gem in the crown of one of Christian music’s true treasures.” Harris and Patty have recorded two musical classic hits together, “More Than Wonderful” and “I’ve Just Seen Jesus.” The third member of the tour is Dino, who has been called “America’s piano showman.” He is seen by millions of people in the USA as well as over 200 countries around the world on his weekly TV program, “The Dino Show.” For the last 12 years, Dino has headlined his show in Branson, Mo. He is also a Grammy Award winner with more than 40 records to add to his credits. Spurr, creator, producer, director and performer along with his wife, Kathey, an accomplished vocalist, pianist and co-producer/direc-

tor, together have more live shows to their credits than anyone in Christian music history. The upcoming concert will feature a 200-voice Festival Choir, created for each event by local singers from the community. For information about joining the choir, call (866) 848-7569. Tickets for the concert are $59 for artist circle reserved seating, which includes a meetand-greet, photo opportunities with the artists, and a taste of Dino’s 24Karrot Cake; $32 for maestro circle reserved seating; $24 for premium reserved seating; and $15 for reserved balcony seating. To reserve tickets, visit or call (419) 224-1552. The trio will perform at the First Baptist Church in Kettering at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. No information about that concert was available at press time.

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— MAPLEWOOD The Maplewood Grange hall was open to the pubic when representatives of the Sidney city school system gave a presentation on the upcoming school levy, which will be on the ballot Aug. 6. Levy committee members present were Renee Davis, Dave Rose, Bill Warner and Tiffany Wildermuth. School Superintendent John Scheu was also present to answer questions. A discussion was also held with members of the fair board considering the future of the grange lunch stand at the fair. Members of the fair board present were Cathy Platfoot, Tim

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Students raise money I’m not a for Vets to D.C. trip sweater girl Sidney Middle School sponsors 4 vets Sidney Middle School students recently presented a check to members of the Shelby County Veterans to D.C. Committee to sponsor local veterans on their next trip to Washington, D.C., in the fall. Students raised a total of $1,474.04, enough to sponsor four veterans to D.C. Katy Taylor, fifthgrade teacher, organized the fundraiser in which students were able to donate in a number of ways. As a building, students were able to buy chances to win a bag of candy on each team. They were also able to donate to wear hats on Wednesday and Friday. Teachers in the different grades sold gum passes, candy, suckers, doughnuts and granola bars. Students were also able to buy cookies and beef jerky before and after school on Friday. All items were donated by teachers and the money raised went into the fundraiser.

‘Commended’ “The teachers and staff really need to be commended for their generosity and efforts. Out of their pockets, they supplied all of the treats and goodies the students purchased,” said Taylor. “And of course the amount of money the students donated far exceeded our goal. The entire school really embraced this fundraiser. I couldn’t be more proud.” In study hall, students were given the opportunity to buy chances to win a large gift basket donated by Wes Branscum, study hall aide. In addition, on Friday, if students in each study hall period donated an average of 50 cents per person, they were given a free period during class. All eight

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MIKE BENNETT, a member of the Shelby County Veterans to D.C. Committee, presents photographs of the September 2012 send-off to Sidney Middle School students. The students raised enough money to send four veterans on this year’s trip. periods earned a free pe- donation was collected Bennett, Ray and Jody riod by donating. In all, from Keith and Lynda Prater, and Roger Lentz. the study hall class peri- Carroll, of East Liberty. The trip, which is ods donated a total of For her fundraising planned for Sept. 20-22, $213.39 for the week. efforts, Taylor was pre- is primarily for Vietnam Outside sources sented with a unit patch War veterans, but World The fifth grade do- of the 100th Missile De- War II and Korean War Battalion by veterans may also apply nated $275.51, and the fense sixth grade reached its Michael Hatfield. He to go on the trip. It costs personal goal of sponsor- stated that it is custom- $355 to send a veteran ing at least one vet as a ary to present a unit on the trip. All costs for class and collected patch to those who have veterans are covered $556.25. The seventh supported and/or served through donations and grade collected $303.95, our veterans in some fundraisers. Caregivers and the eighth grade way, and he thanked her and volunteers pay for collected $124.94. In ad- for her support in send- their trip. dition to student collec- ing local veterans to Trip applications Applications for the tions, Taylor was able to Washington, D.C. collect another $325 Presented money trip are available at Students presented http://shelbycountyvetfrom outside sources, after posting informa- the money raised to rep- s t o d c. b l o g s p o t . c o m / . of the The application deadtion to family and resentatives friends on Facebook. Shelby County Vets to line is Aug. 16. For more That makes a total of D.C. Committee, who in information about the $1,799.04 collected for return showed their ap- trip, contact Ray Prater the veterans of Shelby preciation by presenting at 638-6326. Anyone the school with two wishing to make a doCounty. Donations were made books they give to veter- nation to the trip can do by Maj. Michael and ans before the trip, as so by sending it to Vets Stacy (Bell) Hatfield, well as large photos of to D.C., P.O. Box 408, OH 45302. Beth Klingesmith, and last year’s veterans Anna, down Fair Checks should be made Jennifer Sharpe, all of send-off Colorado Springs, Colo., Road, which SMS stu- out to VFW Post 4239, Kyle Bell of Zanesfield, dents attended. Present Vets to D.C. All donaare tax-deand Barbara Hatfield, of from the Vets to D.C. tions Belle Center. Another Committee were Mike ductible.

Shelby County ESC board acts on personnel issues The Shelby County Educational Service Center Governing Board handled a number of personnel issues during its recent meeting. Supplemental contracts were approved for Tom Clark, Summer Opportunity School, $2,076; William Hoewischer, Summer Opportunity School, $2,076; and Heather Neer, shared superintendent services, $23,260 and car allowance, $5,000. The following ESC contracts were approved: Wanda Wildermuth, physical therapy assistant, $32,879; Betsy Stiffler, speech and hearing therapist, $42,618; Lynn Smallwood, speech and hearing therapist, $39,011; Amy Makela, speech and hearing therapist, $47,611; Kathy Funderburg, speech and hearing therapist, $23,891; and Charles Hoying, guidance counselor at Lehman High School, $31,135. The board also issued contracts to the following substitute teachers for the 2013-14 school year at $80 per day: Kristen Altstaetter, Rocky Anderson, Kathleen Bender, Dianne Burns, Susan Carter, Donovan Clark, Mary Furgeson, Meghan Gehret, Nishious Golden, Tammy Gross, Robert Guillozet, Carol Hipple, Makaine Huffer, Jennifer Hunt, Angela Imel, Carolyn Jensvold, James, Joyce, Jane Kaufman, Melissa Keith, Elisabeth Leighty, Jay McCollum, Valerie Naas, Robert Reed, Erin Reese, Brian Rethman, Whitney

Rogers, Kara Sextro, Susanne Shearer, Denise Sheipline, Jessica Sommer, Darlene Steen, Lisa Stevens, Leanne Suttles, Shirley Umstead, Michael VanBrocklin, Carole Wahl, Michael Ward, Diana Wilt and Tyler Yingst. The board issued contracts to substitute instructional aides for the 2013-14 school year at $55 per day for classified personnel and $65 per day for certified personnel: Rocky Anderson, Krystal Baughman, Dianne Burns, Mary-Elizabeth Furgeson, Cheryl Finchum, Mary Fleischmann, Marsha Gowins, Lynn Hoffman, Ashley Inman, Melissa Keith, Cheryl Lightle, Cheryl Maier, Robert Reed and Janice Steinke. The board approved the resignations from Heather Wuebker, director of curriculum and school improvement; Cathy Doseck, interim treasurer; KC Needles, credit recovery teacher; Leslie Heintz , intervention specialist teacher; and Brett Ziegenbusch, resource room teacher. In other action the board: • Approved amended contracts for Michelle Meyer, psychologist from 132 days to 161 days; Marsha Gowins, contract amended to match the Mac-ACheek schedule; Jan Jones, gifted intervention specialist, contract amended from one year to two years; and Kristina Voisard, instructional assistant, amended from 17 to 23 hours.

• Approved a service agreement with the Logan County ESC for providing a shared superintendent. • Approved a reduction in force for Jacqueline Shaffer, intervention specialist at HardinHouston, and Josh Billing, teacher at Holy Angels. • Approved a Western Ohio Computer Organization contract with Marcia Wierville, fiscal liaison, at $200 per diem. • Approved Kirk Motter as an ESC bus driver. • Approved a contract with Sharon Maurice, Workforce Development program liaison, at $58,000 Her salary is paid by the West Ohio Development Council. • Conducted a retire/rehire public hearing for Lori Spence, speech therapist. No action was taken on the issue. • Awarded special program contracts to Karen Bensman, Jana Salisbury and Julie Goldschmidt. • Approved special service contracts to NK Telco and Leah Fullenkamp. • Accepted a $20,000 donation from the Shelby County United Way for the emotionally disturbed program at Mac-A-Cheek for Shelby County school districts. The board also approved an agreement with MadisonChampaign County ESC for the ED program. • Approved service agreements with the Anna, Botkins, Fairlawn, Fort Loramie, HardinHouston, Jackson Center, Russia and Sidney school districts.

DR. WALshould be a nice My LACE: move toward ingrandparents dependence and bought me a a great learning beautiful and experience. Do expensive cashit, but make sure mere sweater to drop by and for my 17th visit your parbirthday. I don’t ents regularly. It own any ’Tween might take a litsweaters, and I 12 & 20 tle time for them won’t wear this to take responsiDr. Robert one. Instead of bility for their Wallace sweaters, I wear lives, but they sweatshirts will. when the weather dictates. DR. WALLACE: I am I’d like to return it and 14, and I have my first get the cash so I can buy babysitting job in two other things I like from weeks. I love children, different stores. My mom and I would appreciate it says it would be improper if you could give me a few to return the sweater be- pointers for babysitting. cause it was charged on a I’m going to share them credit card, and with my friends, so Grandma would have to thanks for helping all of be there for the refund. us out! —Ashley, VancouWhat should I do? I need ver, Wash. clothes that I like! — ASHLEY: CongratuTracy, St. Louis, Mo. lations on your very first TRACY: Most stores job! Here are a few sugwill refund unwanted gestions that I feel are of merchandise given as utmost importance: 1. gifts, no questions asked. Visit your local Red If they won’t refund the Cross and complete the cost, they will allow ex- course on CPR. changes. A gift is to make 2. Ask the parents to someone special happy. provide you with a teleReturn the sweater and phone number where enjoy happiness. they can be reached, as well as one other relaDR. WALLACE: I’m tive or neighbor in case very frustrated and need of an emergency. your advice. My mother 3. Do not open the is immature and de- door to anyone unless mands too much atten- the parents have left tion. She manages the their specific approval. house poorly and doesn’t 4. Have a few ideas in know how to drive. mind to help entertain When we go grocery the children. You might shopping, I select all the play games, sing songs food. She is constantly or read stories. It’s fun to telling me that she read a favorite story and couldn’t function with- then help the children out my help. act it out in their own I’m 18 and recently words. (The Three Little graduated from high Pigs story is great.) school, and my best 5. Do not take undue friend and I want to get advantage of your eman apartment together. ployer such as making We are both food servers too much noise, eating so we can pay our rent. I too much or cluttering really want to have some up the house. Do not independence, but I’m have friends over or worried about leaving spend time talking on my mother. My dad is a the phone. nice man, but he is no 6. When children are help to either my mother napping or in bed for the or me. They are both in night, check often to see good health. What do that the children are you think I should do? — safe and comfortable. Haley, Chicago, Ill. 7. Study only after the HALEY: Believe it or children are safely not, both your mother tucked in bed. and your father will sur8. Never leave the vive when you leave house until properly rehome. Sharing an apart- lieved by the child’s parment with your friend ent.

Residents nominated for commission The Shelby County Commissioners nominated local residents to the Local Emergency Planning Commission and appointed a local resident to serve on an agency board during their meetings this week. The commissioners nominated local residents to serve on the Local Emergency Planning Commission for the term of Aug. 15 this year through Aug. 14, 2015. The nominations are sent to the State Emergency Response Commission for official appointment. Those nominated include Jackson Center Village Administrator Bruce Metz, Shawn McElroy, Rebecca Hart, Robert Johnson, Tony Linkmeyer, Tim Siegel, Sidney Fire Chief Bradley Jones, Sidney Police Chief William Balling, Anna Fire Chief and Shelby County Sheriff’s Lt. Tim Bender, and Shelby County Clerk of Courts Michele Mumford. Also nominated were Marc Cantrell, Deborah Brown, Clifford Falls, Rick Paulus, Jason Bruns, Cheri Drinkwine, Latham Farley, Anita Miller, Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann and Lou Ann Albers, registered nurse. In other business, the commissioners: • Appointed local resident Marianne Helmlinger to the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services for a term to run from July 1 this year to June 30, 2014. • Authorized advertising for bids for the Botkins Road bridge deck replacement project. They will open bids July 9 at 11 a.m. • Authorized advertising for bids for the Wells Road widening project. They will open bids on July 9 at 11 a.m. • Transferred $1,385 from other appropriations to Driving Under the Influence Enforcement appropriation in the DUI Enforcement Fund. • Appropriated $5,000 into the Drug Abuse Resistance Education contribution. • Approved a Community Development Block Grant fiscal year 2013 project for Fair Haven Shelby County Home for window and whirlpool tub replacements in the amount of $60,000. • Appropriated $94,629.89 into various codes for the fiscal year 2014 Care and Custody Fund.


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Blood drives announced Kathy Pleiman, Shelby and Logan counties representative for the Community Blood Center, has announced there will be local blood drives during last week of June. Tuesday, a public blood drive will be held at Sidney American Legion Post 217, 1265 N. Fourth Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is sponsored by the Sidney Altrusa Club, with Ann Roller serving as coordinator. Whole blood, double red cells, platelets and plasma will be collected. Also Tuesday, Nash Finch in Bellefontaine will host an employee blood drive from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. Nash Finch employees can contact their human resource department to schedule a time to donate at work. June 26, Bellefontaine Masonic Center will be the site for a public blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Masonic Center is located at 500 N. Main St., Bellefontaine. Whole blood will be collected. This month the Community Blood Center is starting a special summer promotion that it hopes will increase participation in summer blood drives; King of the Road Summer Blood Drive 2013 has begun. People who register to donate blood this summer could win a new Harley Road King Classic motorcycle. In addition to the chance to win a new motorcycle, donors will receive a T-shirt. Appointments to donate are strongly encouraged and help the Community Blood Center plan for the appropriate amount of donors. Technology is making it faster and more convenient than ever to schedule a blood donation. Donors may use their computer or smart phone to make an appointment online at, or donors can schedule with Pleiman at 295-3100, or (800) 388 GIVE (4483). Walk-ins are welcome as schedules permit.

Local students earn degrees KETTERING — After successfully completing requirements at Kettering College, several area students have earned their degrees. Anna Marie Jaynes, from New Knoxville, has earned a Bachelor of Science in health sciences, with an emphasis in management. Jacob Michael Kaiser, from Minster, has earned a Bachelor of Science in human biology. Emily Maria Kerber, from Sidney, has earned a Bachelor of Science in diagnostic medical sonography. Austi Jo Weitzel, from Minster, has earned a Bachelor of Science in diagnostic medical sonography. More than 270 graduates were honored at Kettering College’s 45th commencement, which was held at the Dayton Convention Center on April 27. The commencement marked Charles Scriven’s final celebration as Kettering College president; he retired this spring after 12 years of service to the college.

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Couple write kids’ book with Cincinnati setting BY TOM MILLHOUSE CINCINNATI — Several years ago Minster native Ashley (Kuehner) Scribner and her husband Curtis Scribner noticed during a visit to a Manhattan book store that there were all sorts of children’s books about New York City, but none about cities in their native Midwest. The couple pledged to one day so something about the slight and now they have. The Scribners have completed a children’s book about Cincinnati, where they went to college and now live with their son Augustus “Augie” Xavier Scribner, 15 months. Ashley Scribner, daughter of Tim and Gayle Kuehner, of Minster, said she illustrated the book and her husband wrote book “Findlay: A Cincinnati Pig Tale.” The book, which was published by Tiny Scribbles Publishing, presents the adventures of Findlay, “a small farm pig who dreams of a magical place where pigs can do whatever they want: shop, eat, explore and even meet some new pig friends,” according to a book description at After hearing a farmer talk about “Porkopolis,” which was once Cincinnati’s nickname, Findlay, named for Cincinnati’s famous Findlay Market, heads off to the big city. The book teaches adults and children alike about Cincinnati’s landmarks and sites, as well as its neighborhoods, like Hyde Park and Mount Adams. Scribner’s unique illustrations show the cartoon pig interacting with black and

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ASHLEY (KUEHNER) and Curtis Scribner of Cincinnati are shown with their son, August “Augie” Xavier Scribner. The couple combined their talents to create a children’s book about Cincinnati, “Findlay: A Cincinnati Pig Tale.” Ashley, a Minster native, illustrated the book and her husband did the writing.

SHOWN HERE is the cover of “Findlay: A Cincinnati Pig Tale.” The book was illustrated by Minster native Ashley (Kuehner) Scribner. white photographs. “We thought it would be good for kids to have kids books about the Midwest,” she said. The couple moved back to the Midwest three years ago, settling in Cincinnati where she is an art teacher and he is a attorney at Proctor and Gamble. Ashley said they liked New York, but they missed the Midwest. They met at Xavier where they both were students. Besides attending college at Xavier, she recalled many trips to Cincinnati with her parents to watch

the Musketeers play basketball. “We had a lot of stiff necks from sleeping in the car on the way home from games,” she said. The book has been in the works for several years. “We thought it would be published in 2008, but the publisher got cold feet,” she said. After their son was born, the Scribners decided to finish the book. “We put a lot more time in the book the last six months,” she said. “It’s been a lot of fun.” The book has been very

well received. “A lot of people say they like to see things they recognize in the book,” she said. With the completion of the children’s book with a Cincinnati theme, the Scribners are planning their next project. “The book (Findlay) is set for a sequel,” she said. They also have plans for a book about a cardinal set in Columbus. Other cities being considered for books are Cleveland and Durham, N.C., where her brother Aaron, lives. “Findlay: A Cincinnati Pig Tale” is available online at and at several locations in Cincinnati, including the Children’s Museum in the Cincinnati Museum Center, Grater’s Ice Cream stores, the Blue Manatee Book Store, the Contemporary Art Museum and the Underground Railroad Freedom Center.



Platfoot participates in change of command Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin M. Platfoot, son of Suzanne H. Stein, of Sidney, and Michael A. Platfoot of Tipp City, recently particiPhoto provided pated in JERRY JONES, of Sidney, stands in front of his home that is decorated with cement cut and a change stained stones. of command on board the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), Naval Station Mayport, Fla. Platfoot and other sailors recently completed its basic BY KYLE HAYDEN pany that sells them online prepping materials, and then phase training, composite inexpensively. They are coated the whole thing with training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Building a castle in the arranged in four-sided dea priming cement mix. Dwight D. Eisenhower Car21st century is not an easy signs, similar to a baseball “It keeps my wife and I rier Strike Group, and 2012feat. But for Jerry Jones, 47, diamond. The east side of connected, since we both 13 deployment to the 5th and of Sidney, it takes only a few Jones’ home is covered in work full time. When we 6th Fleet areas of operation. molds and some mixed cethese designs, and he plans work in the mornings, it’s ment. to cover the entire structure. just a nice time together,” he Farragut returned from its 10-month deployment in Scaffolding covers two sec- Some of the stones are said. April. tions near the west end of stained to give them a Jones’ wife, Sheryl, has Farragut was also his house, just off of Dingdarker appearance, increas- been helping with the creawarded the Battle “E” for man-Slagle Road in the ing the variety of designs he ative construction project displaying excellence in the Riverbend Subdivision. can create. throughout its duration — “It started two years ago “Anyone with a little bit of since 2011. Jones works full areas of maritime warfare; after a real bad hail storm time and effort can do it. It time at Honda and last sum- engineering and survivabilthat damaged all the siding just took for me some molds mer had a mishap and spent ity; and command, control, communication and informaon the east side of the house; and a little time, and I just a great deal of time in the so, my wife and I took all the started slapping stones up hospital. Otherwise, he said tion warfare (C4). Farragut is entering a vinyl down and started mak- there,” Jones said. he could have been finished summer-long maintenance ing bricks,” said Jones. The process, however, is coating the house by now. period at Naval Station MayThe bricks, which will more strenuous than Jones He calculates that in port. eventually cover Jones’ eninitially described. stone alone, he has nearly Platfoot is a 2007 gradutire 2,000-square-foot home, He removed all the vinyl $10,000 invested in the projate of Sidney High School are made from a simple type siding from his home, disect, which he hopes will in2 cement cast in molds that posed of it, wrapped the crease the value of the home and joined the Navy in July 2007. Jones bought from a comstructure in the appropriate over time.

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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Saturday, June 22, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Do something different today to satisfy your urge for adventure. Travel anywhere, if you can. You will be delighted to learn something new and fascinating. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Take some time to clean up loose ends with banking, taxes, debt, insurance matters and anything to do with shared property. This will give you some peace of mind. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Because the Moon is opposite your sign today, you have to compromise with someone or go more than halfway. This is not asking too much. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) This is a good day to set aside time to get better organized. You might shop for pet supplies or hygiene items and things that help you run your life more smoothly. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) You need to be yourself today. If someone has trouble with this, then you might want to rethink that friendship -- perhaps. After all, you are who you are. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) This is a good day for quiet contemplation and thinking about family matters. Seek out the comfort of home and give yourself some pleasant, relaxing moments. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) When talking to others today, you want to communicate at a "gut" level. You won't be satisfied with superficial chitchat. Instead, you want to get down to the nitty-gritty. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) It will please you today to be surrounded by familiar objects from your past. That's because you tend to identify strongly with whatever you own today. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Today the Moon is in your sign, which makes you emotional when dealing with others. Nevertheless, you have to remember to try to see someone else's point of view as well. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Solitude in pleasant surroundings will please you today because you need some time to hide or contemplate your life. Do something that gives you a chance to restore and replenish yourself. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Discussions with a female friend could be significant today. Share your ideas about your hopes and dreams for the future to see what others say. Their feedback could be helpful. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Relations with authority figures might be more emotional than usual today. Guard against knee-jerk reactions. Listen more and talk less. YOU BORN TODAY You are strong and passionate. You have a vivid imagination and embrace powerful fantasies. You approach life dramatically with a heightened sense of romance. You hope to impose your dream world on your reality. (These qualities promote a life in the arts.) Grab every opportunity to study or learn something new in the year ahead, because it will make a difference for you. Birthdate of: Dan Brown, author; Amy Brenneman, actress; Tracy Pollan, actress. (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.






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High pressure keeps us mostly dry through the end the of weekend with only s l i g h t chances of an afternoon popup shower or thunderTemperature Precipitation Sunrise/Sunset stor m. Brian Davis TemperaHigh Wednesday . . . . . . . . 80 24 hours ending at 7 a.m.none Friday’s sunset . . . . 9:10 p.m. tures will Low Wednesday. . . . . . . . . 53 Month to date . . . . . . . . . 1.59 Saturday’s sunrise . 6:07 a.m. gradually climb over the next Year to date . . . . . . . . . . 17.78 Saturday’s sunset . . 9:10 p.m. few days with readings approaching 90 by Sunday afSource: The Sidney Wastewater Treatment Plant, official weather reporting station for ternoon. Humidity levels Shelby County, and the U.S. Naval Observatory. For current daytime conditions, low/high increase slowly over the next temperatures, go to three days as well.



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100 years June 21, 1913 Fully 10,000 visitors are expected to be in the city for the Fourth of July celebration being planned by the Red Men of the community. A number of entertainment features are being arranged for both the morning and afternoon. Principal speaker for the occasion will be Congressman J. Henry Goeke, and in the evening there will be a concert by the Sidney, Ansonia and Ballou bands. ––––– Carl Wagner entertained the following young people: Mr. and Mrs. Ed Salm, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Henke, Missis Lenore and Irene Ovenden, Mabel and Katherline Dillion and Walter Ovenden, at the handsome new club house along the Miami river south of town. The affair was given for the opening of the club house, Rose Lane.

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crowd cheered the champion was the largest to attend here. It was estimated at 2500 to 3000. ––––– Among the 502 Independent businessman honored by The Standard Oil Co.(Ohio) in its annual Dealer Appreciation program for veteran Sohio dealers throughout Ohio, will be four from this area. Each of the dealers with five, 10, or other mulitiple of five years received a plaque listing his service years. Local dealers include: L.W. Rowell, George W. Stoker, R.E. Zimpfer, and Wentz Brothers of Anna.

June 21, 1938 25 years Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. June 21, 1988 Youngstown Thedieck and their The time and temper82° | 54° Mansfield PA. youngest daughter; Mrs. ature sign on Poplar 90° | 55° Margaret Thedieck, Street in downtown Sidwith Mr. and Mrs. Peter ney registered 99 deKuntz, of Dayton, will grees on Tuesday Columbus leave tomorrow for New afternoon as Maria MorDayton 88° | 61° 90° | 59° York, N.Y. from where ris and Marvin Norris they will sail on the S.S. strolled down the sizKungsholm for a North zling sidewalk. Some Cincinnati 91° | 64° Cape cruise planning to area residents reported temperature the be gone six weeks. Portsmouth reached 100 degrees on ––––– 88° | 59° W.VA. Harold “Happy” Pax- Tuesday, and some son was not so happy weather forecasters said KY. © 2013 today. Paxson, who had the mercury could climb ThunderIce Flurries Cloudy twice escaped from the to 100 again today. storms ––––– Partly Logan county jail near Rain Showers Snow Cloudy Lisa A. Potts, 196 Bellefontaine by crawlWeather Underground • AP ing through a ventilator Mercury Court, has shaft, was captured yes- been selected to receive forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures terday afternoon in the Grand Lodge of Free Lima by a railroad de- and Accepted Masons tective. For the third Scholarship at Miami time he was enroute University, Oxford, for back to jail in Belle- the coming year. Stufontaine today in cus- dents receiving Miami University and Alumni which is called the photic different if you are fast- tody of Sheriff Bewley. Scholarships are se50 years sneeze reflex. Aristotle ing compared with nonlected on the basis of suJune 21, 1963 and Sir Francis Bacon fasting. Sugar alcohols, perior academic and Dan Stewart, son of personal merit from both knew about this re- because they aren’t wellflex, so you need to get absorbed, can cause diar- Mr. and Mrs. William nearly 4,000 candidates Stewart, R.R. 6, Sidney, each year. This year, some more philosophers rhea in some people. as friends. A 12-hour fast? Your is the 1963 Soap Box nearly 1500 students This is a genetic con- doctor is cruel — eight Derby Champion. But will receive scholarship dition — at least one of hours is sufficient for young Danny won the assistance which totals your parents had it — fasting glucose. Water, coveted title in the ninth more than $1,400,000. but it doesn’t cause any black coffee or tea (no running of the annual ––––– other conditions or prob- sweetener) won’t upset event Sunday afternoon, These news items only after a thrilling from past issues of the lems. It is thought to be your sugar reading. duel with a nearby Sidney Daily News are caused by the reflex causing your eyes to conTO READERS: neighbor, Tom Cooper, compiled by the Shelby strict in the sun, which is Questions about breast son of Mr. and Mrs. County Historical Socimistakenly picked up by cancer and its treatment Robert Cooper, winner of ety (498-1653) as a pubservice to the the nerve from your nose are found in the booklet the class B champi- lic to trigger a sneeze. As on that subject. To obtain onship. It was the most community. Local hismany as 10 percent to 35 a copy, write: Dr. Roach thrilling of any of the tory on the Internet! percent of the population — No. 1101, Box 536475, nine Soap Box Derby’s www.shelbycountyhishave this condition. Orlando, FL 32853-6475. held in Sidney and the A military study of Enclose a check or fighter pilots showed money order (no cash) that wearing sunglasses for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. eliminates the sneezing. with the recipient’s printed name and adDEAR DR. ROACH: dress. Please allow four Before I go for my blood weeks for delivery. labs, I have to fast for 12 hours. Chewing gum Dr. Roach regrets that would be a welcome re- he is unable to answer lief. Sugarless gum has individual letters, but something called “sugar will incorporate them in alcohols.” Will that break the column whenever my fast and spoil my glu- possible. Readers may cose reading? — R.K. email questions to ToYANSWER: Sugar al- ourGoodHealthmed.corcohols, like xylitol or sor- or request an bitol, aren’t absorbed as order form of available much as sugar. But they health newsletters at P.O. are partially absorbed, Box 536475, Orlando, FL and that can confuse 32853-6475. Health your glucose reading. newsletters may be orThe range of normal dered from www.rbmablood sugar levels is very Sudoku puzzles also appear on the Sidney Daily News website at

Sunshine aggravates rosacea DEAR DR. cal azelaic acid, ROACH: I am a can be very help95-year-old, fairful in mild to modskinned woman erate cases. Laser in good health, therapy often is for except used in more serosacea on my vere cases. Oral nose in the past antibiotics are an year. Sunshine option for some is my worst To your people, but there enemy. Is there are many other good any advice you available treatcan give me be- health ments. Your derfore I see my matologist will Dr. Keith dermatologist? help you sort Roach I’m not too eager through these to use oral antibiotics. — choices. There are sevH.B. eral subtypes of rosacea, ANSWER: Rosacea is and a dermatologist’s adan inflammatory skin vice will be based on condition affecting the your particular case. central face. There is no cure, but the disease can DEAR DR. ROACH: be managed. You are This will sound ridicuquite right that sunlight lous, given the life-orcan be a big problem for death problems that you people with rosacea. comment on. Now that Stay out of the sun when the days are getting sunyou can, and when you nier, I am reminded of a do go out, use a wide- problem I have had since brimmed hat and gener- childhood. (I am now 62.) ously apply moisturizers Virtually every time I with sunscreen. This can step outdoors from a be a big help. darker environment into Mild soaps used once bright sunshine, I a day are best. Stay sneeze, usually twice. If I away from chemicals like am with someone and toners or astringents. explain it to them, I am Hot foods (temperature, looked at as if I am innot spice) often cause sane. Have you ever redness and flushing, heard of this? If so, why and should be avoided. does it happen? — R.F. If these behavioral ANSWER: You are changes don’t help, then not insane, and you are topical antibiotics, such not the only one to expeas metronidazole or topi- rience this condition,

Mom who abandoned daughter now won’t leave her alone DEAR ABBY: I tween begging me to was taken away from let her get to know me, my parents at 13 and and condemning me for placed into foster care, being vindictive and where I stayed until I not having forgiveness aged out at 21. My bioin my heart. Abby, this logical mother is a woman exposed me to drug addict who abandrugs and all manner doned me to my father of seedy people and sitwhen I was 11. She uations. I was molested Dear never tried to contact and beaten by some of Abby me while I was in care. the men she picked up Abigail I am now 24 and to pay the bills. she won’t leave me Van Buren Am I a horrible peralone. She sends Facebook son for ignoring her? I’m close messages that alternate be- to losing my temper and let-

ting her know exactly how angry I am, but I know it would do no good. I just want to move on with my life and advance in my profession without having to worry about this. What do you think? — STALKED IN NEW YORK DEAR STALKED: Silence sends a strong message. I think that when the harassment started, you should have immediately blocked this woman on Facebook. It’s not too late to do that now. If she continues to annoy you, con-

sider getting a restraining order. Because you are on a path to success, allow NOTHING to divert you.

taking it when you have grown so aged and feeble that when the ball comes your way, you can no longer fend off the younger fans who are also diving for it. And not one moment DEAR ABBY: I’m 59 years sooner. old and still take my baseball mitt with me when I go to Dear Abby is written by Abigames in hopes of catching a gail Van Buren, also known as ball. At what age should a guy Jeanne Phillips, and was stop doing it? (We usually sit founded by her mother, Pauline in the lower level near the Phillips. Write Dear Abby at front.) — MINNESOTA or P.O. TWINS FAN Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA DEAR TWINS FAN: Stop 90069.


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Under investigation A boat rests on Ohio 274 just east of Jackson Center behind an SUV that was pulling it on a trailer Thursday when a car collided with the trailer around 11 a.m. destroying it. An occupant of the car that collided with the trailer was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office and Jackson Center Police responded to the scene.

Tony Soprano more than a memorable TV character BY DAVID BAUDER The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — James Gandolfini’s portrayal of Tony Soprano represented more than just a memorable TV character. He changed the medium, making fellow antiheroes like Walter White and Dexter Morgan possible and shifting the balance in quality drama away from broadcast television. The passage of time since “The Sopranos” ended in 2007 brought that all of that into sharp relief even before Gandolfini’s death of a heart attack while vacationing in Italy on Wednesday. Television characters certainly weren’t one-dimensional when David Chase cast the littleknown Gandolfini in the lead role of his series about the personal and work families of a New Jersey crime boss. But there were limits: Flaws in a TV hero character had to be affectionate grace notes, like Jim Rockford’s poor choice of

friends or Arnie Becker’s womanizing on “L.A. Law.” The unwritten rule: Don’t make your central character someone viewers will recoil from. Break the mold and failure looms. The 1980s comedy “Buffalo Bill” on NBC was highly regarded but conventional wisdom was that it lasted only a year because Dabney Coleman’s lead character was such a creep. It’s possible to even pinpoint the moment that “rule” was wiped off the books. In the fifth episode of “The Sopranos,” Tony accompanies his daughter on a trip to scout out colleges and spies another mobster who was hiding in the witness protection program. Tony strangles him. “There’s no question Tony Soprano was at the center of ‘The Sopranos,’” said David Bianculli, a longtime TV critic who teaches television at New Jersey’s Rowan University. “And there was no question how flawed and sometimes despicable he

CRUISERS during his previous terms as sheriff. One of the advantages of having deputies drive their cruisers to and from work is the additional patrol time they provide to county residents. Although the amount of additional patrol time depends on where deputies live, Lenhart said he estimates it gives the department the equivalent of one deputy per year in patrol time. “That’s one paid officer per year that taxpayers are not paying for,” he said. By having the cruisers at the homes of deputies living throughout the county, the response time

is much quicker in the event of an emergency. Lenhart explained that if an emergency occurs in an area where an offduty deputy lives, they can respond to the scene quickly, which is especially critical if deputies on duty at that time are miles away in another part of the county. “Our response time is much quicker,” Lenhart said. He also noted that the cruisers have first-responder emergency equipment, such as heart defibrillators, that can save lives when time is critical. When the deputies go home after work, the cruisers are parked in

LEADER Scheu said many people knew Blackford as a very jovial person and jokester, but “he also had a very serious side to him. That was seen in the days of his administrative work. He was efficient and thorough.” “I just feel he did so much for Sidney as a school district,” said Scheu, whose relationship with Blackford dates back to the time when Blackford was a guidance counselor and Scheu was a teacher at Sidney High School. “I will just really miss him as a close friend and colleague,” Scheu said. “He was one of a kind,” said Tim Bickel, a former Sidney City Schools administrator who worked with Blackford for many years. “He

was. But he also had things people could relate to,” like his tortured relationship with his mother and emotional issues that led him to seek psychiatric help. Draw a direct line from Tony to the serial killer at the center of Showtime’s “Dexter,” the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin in AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Jax Teller and the motorcycle club on FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” the turncoat hero Nicholas Brody on “Homeland,” the spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings on FX’s “The Americans.” Keep going. “I don’t think ‘The Shield’ would have happened without ‘The Sosaid John pranos,’” Landgraf, the FX network’s president and general manager. He’s not sure a pilot episode with lead character, the Michael Chiklis’ Vic Mackey, killing another cop would have been green-lighted if it hadn’t been three years after Tony made his debut.

front of their homes, with the visibility being another advantage to the reinstated policy. “When someone sees a cruiser in the driveway, the first thing they do is slow down,” Lenhart said. “It’s a deters crime, there’s no doubt about it.” The arrangement also reduces vehicle maintenance, according to Lenhart. “The cruisers last longer,” he said. “It’s a personal pride thing for officers. A cruiser will be cleaner and it will be better maintained,” he said of assigning cruisers to an individual deputy instead of having a shared fleet of vehicles.

several public positions that were critical to Sidney and Shelby County,” said Mike Puckett, a former Sidney city manager. “He will be sadly missed.” “We have tremendous memories of his work ethic and his sense or humor,” Puckett said. Puckett recalled Blackford’s ability, as executive director of the West Ohio Development Council, “to network with many groups,” whether it be in state government, private developers or local officials. “He was able to bring people together and get everybody focused on the task at hand,” Puckett said. (Blackford’s obituary appears on Page 3.)

PIQUA, 90 Maryville Lane, Thursday, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday, Sunday 10am-2pm, Terrace Creek, Multi family tent sale, furniture (pictures available items in storage) various size clothing (kids, mens, womens), electronics etc. water & sodas for sale!

Yard Sale ANNA, 308 Diamond Drive, Friday 8-5pm, Saturday 8noon, MOVING SALE, stove, bookshelf, dishes, bedding, entertainment center, end tables, curtains, stained glass lamp shade, flower pots, patio table, furniture, exercise equipment, wall hangings, clothing, doors, windows, trim and much more. ALL MUST GO! COVINGTON 7530 Perry Road Thursday and Friday 9am-? Retired Stampin Up products, lots and lots of elementary teacher supplies like new, classroom library books and lots more

COVINGTON, 6925 West US Route 36, Saturday 8:30-4pm, HUGE TENT SALE, one day only, household and office furniture, kids items, antiques, too much to list, too many families to count. NO EARLY BIRDS. FLETCHER, 7500 East Snyder Road, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 21, 22, 9am5pm & 23, 9am-1pm. Multiple family garage sale! China cabinet, big screen TV & stand projection, 10" table saw, NASCAR hoods, DVDs, blankets, left handed kids golf clubs, adult, kids, and baby clothing, refrigerator, TV stand, hide-abed, Vera Bradley, Paracord items, foosball table, baseball gloves, bicycles, kitchen table set, pocket knives and more PIQUA, 7621 Fairview- Snodgrass Road (1ST Road to the right past Springcreek School), Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9am-5pm, 2 game chairs, white wicker porch set, entertainment center, computer desk, wall pictures, dvd player, Ladies, Juniors clothing 5-7, ROTC Uniforms, Vera Bradley purses much more!!

SIDNEY, 265 Harvard Ave, Saturday, June 22, 8am-? Bake sale and Garage sale for missions trip to Guatemala. Women's & girl's clothing, hunting equipment, furniture, toddler bed, mattresses, electronics. All proceeds go towards travel expenses. We have 2,745 miles to Guatemala! Every $1.50 donated will buy us a mile! Any questions, call (937)710-3900 or (937)6776212.

See each garage sale listing and location on our Garage Sale Map. Available online at Powered by Google Maps SIDNEY, 1111 County Road 25A, Thursday, Friday 8-7pm, Saturday 8-2pm, MOVING SALE, bedroom furniture ,end tables, lamps, laptop computer, household items, wood burner, antiques, angel collectors, Xbox games, large prints, too many things to list!

MAPLEWOOD, 1st time community sale, Friday 8-5pm, Saturday 8-3pm, guns, tools, furniture, antiques, jewelry, air compressor, finish nail-gun, 17" set chrome wheels, wheel horse garden tractors, McCoy cookie jars, piano, dolls, lots of miscellaneous. MCCARTYVILLE, 10320 State Route 119, Friday 9-5pm, Saturday 9-noon, piano, large 50" screen TV, nice name brand clothing, men, women & boys, 8-adult, athletic footwear, toys, educational learning games, video games, books, home decorations, miscellaneous. PIQUA, 5666 West Miami Shelby Road, Friday & Saturday 8-6pm, chicken feeders and waterers, clothing infants women, misses, juniors, men, coats, household items, canning jars, lots of miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 11120 Ft LoramieSwanders Road, Friday only, 8-4. Downsizing! Couch, recliner, bedroom suite, dresser, entertainment center, speakers, clothes, iPod nano, CDs, teachers desks, antique vanity, lots of miscellaneous. SIDNEY, 1265 Fourth Avenue (American Legion), Saturday only 9am-2pm, Open to the public, If you would like to set up a table, rental is $10 call (937)492-6410, Come check us out, Variety of items for sale! Baby items, collectible items, Something for everyone, Food will be available.

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From Page 1 was special to so many people,” said Bickel, pointing out not only Blackford’s leadership in the schools, but in many other groups. “He always had a smile and he would pull a joke on anybody at any time,” Bickel said. Another side of Blackford was his concern for others. As an example, Bickel told of Blackford’s visits to a former high school football player who was suffering with health problems. “And that wasn’t unusual,” Bickel said. “He was just a good guy who I think people from all walks of life absolutely loved,” Bickel said. “He was special. He really was special.” “He was a great community guy who held

PIQUA, 4190 West MiamiShelby Road (2 houses east of State Route 66), Thursday & Friday, 9-5, Saturday, 9-Noon. Moving/ Estate Sale! Lift chair, old cider press, matching appliances, Troy Bilt tiller, canning & fishing equipment, household goods, tool assortment, some antiques.



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SIDNEY, 1149 Spruce Avenue, Thursday & Friday 9-5pm, Saturday 9-?, MANY, MANY, NICE ITEMS, Aunalee dolls, Hummel plates, sheet music, fen-ton, imperial glass, Westmoreland, Beatrix potter, snow babies, barbies, clothing, 2 toddler beds/mattresses, books, fishing, depression glass, jewelry, pictures, binoculars, pen knives, edger, crinoline, kerosene heater, teacher materials.

SIDNEY, 1641 North Kuther Road, Friday & Saturday 93pm, boys clothes, newborn-5, girls 3T-5, maternity clothes, big man clothes, video games, toys, baby items, home decorations, and much more. Priced to sell.

SIDNEY, 2987 Summerfield Trail, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8-noon, boys clothes 03T, girls 0-9 months, 3 baby swings, other baby items, refrigerator, women, men, clothes, car seat, kids toys, too much to list!


SIDNEY, 1707 Letitia Drive, Thursday & Friday 9-5pm, Saturday 9-noon, AWESOME GARAGE SALE, glassware, kids games, sporting items, tripod stands, 2 large area rugs, lights, purses, dog cages, retro bar, stools, women and boys clothes, and other items.

SIDNEY, 306 Park Street, (corner of St. Marys) Saturday 8-2pm, double jogging stroller, lawnmower, mulcher, weedeater, small cut off grinder, scrubs, toys, winter coats, wooden shelf, lawn ornaments, home decorations, porch swing, lots of miscellaneous.

SIDNEY, 832 Fielding Road, (off Brooklyn) Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9-?, MULTIFAMILY SALE, men, ladies, girls, baby clothes, stroller, antiques, vanity, furniture, teachers, books, bike, McCoy, car seats, large computer center, tools. Lots! NO EARLY BIRDS.

SIDNEY, 1231 North Main, Friday, Saturday 8am-2pm, Multi family sale!! furniture, girls clothing size 12months and up, womens clothing, mens clothing, Lots of new items, household decor, picture frames, after 12pm Saturday, everything 50% off

SIDNEY, 1236 North Kuther, Thursday & Friday, 9-5. Furniture, ceiling fans, wall decorations, area runs, sewing machine, clothes size 0-1, multiple sets of dinnerware, tons of other stuff. SIDNEY, 12663 Sharp Road, Friday, Saturday 9-1pm, all season hats, shoes, boots, boys clothing newborn-3T (gap, oshgosh, children's place), children toys, women clothes, dresser, desk, miscellaneous.

SIDNEY, 128 West Edgewood, Saturday only, 9-5. Christmas items, craft items, kid's toys, moped. SIDNEY, 1290 North Kuther (Between Rt 47 and Russell Road), Friday & Saturday, 9:30-? Large sale! Antiques, furniture, mower, weedeater, tailgate drill, Torpedo heater, tools, household items, much more! Off road parking. SIDNEY, 1315 Riverbend, Saturday only, 9-2. Books, purses, tools, picnic table, household items, lots of miscellaneous. Too much to list! SIDNEY, 14377 Sharp Road, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Mens, womens, childrens clothing, living room suite, dining room table & chairs, exercise machine, boat & motor, Harley parts, nursery furniture, toys, miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 1445 Broadway Avenue, Thursday, 3-7, Friday, 86, Saturday, 8-2. Cobra CB, Cobra tractor trailer/ car GPS, 4 peice white wicker patio set, patio table/ chairs, coffee table with end tables, vanity set, girl's bike, microwave, small kitchen appliances, brand new SIB Alcoa golf bag, new men's & women's Harley Davidson books, new women's golf shoes, all size bedding, blankets, comforters, women's plus size and girl's clothing, shoes, lots of miscellaneous. Lots of items $1 or less. EVERYTHING MUST GO!! SIDNEY, 215 South Vandemark Road, Friday 9am4pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Air conditioner, lawn mower, name brand clothing & shoes, home decor, carseat, riding toys, computer items & more!!

SIDNEY, 211 Stewart, Saturday only, 8-3. Name brand clothes: infant boy's & girl's, junior, men's women's, maternity, toys, housewares, miscellaneous. SIDNEY, 2111 Broadway Avenue, Saturday 9-2pm, television, entertainment center, 5 piece patio set, patio umbrella, patio door vertical blinds, hitch hauler, cross country skis, trailer and camper items, Nisan Frontier Tonneau Cover, lots of miscellaneous.

SIDNEY, 2769 Summer Field Trail, Saturday 8-3pm, 23 Longaberger baskets, ATWA disk stereo, lots of holiday decorations, 2 sets of dishes, Rockwell sonic crafter, auto maintenance charger, Fostoria glassware, set of silverware, numerous household items. SIDNEY, 2801 North Broadway Avenue, Friday 8-2pm, Saturday 9-1pm, booster seat, high chair, kids desk, boys clothes 3T-5T, exercise equipment, XL nursing scrubs, 4 rolling dining chairs, clothes rack, Thomas the train set, luggage. SIDNEY, 2946 Knoop Johnston (Off Sidney Plattsville), Saturday only! 8am-4pm, Crib, baby boy clothing 12-18 months, Precious Moments & dolls, Charming Tails, curio cabinet, computer desk, kids toys, Avon, Scrubs, lots of miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 406 Fourth Avenue, Saturday only, 8-2. Moving sale! Stainless steel dishwasher 3 months old, dining room set with 6 chairs, sofa, lawnmower, lots of miscellaneous. Rain or shine: inside sale!

SIDNEY, 474 Oakleaf Court, June 21, 22, 28, 29, Fridays, 94, Saturdays, 9-1. 20" TV, bar & 2 stools set, glass coffee table & end tables, queen bedding, 2 Bistro stools, Guitar Hero, bathroom sinktop & faucet, pre-paid cell phone, pool equipment, women's clothes/ shoes, miscellaneous SIDNEY, 512 Karen Avenue, Saturday 7-2:30pm, LARGE 2 FAMILY SALE, TV and stand, barbie house, toys, bed spread sets, home decorations, pillows, rotisserie grill, gazle glider, full size mattress set, many household items, miscellaneous. SIDNEY, 518 Franklin Avenue, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9-? HUGE garage sale, something for everyone. Don't miss! SIDNEY, 608 South Miami (Christian Faith Baptist Church), Thursday & Friday 10am-?, Saturday 10am-noon, Womens, mens, boys, girls, Jr clothing, shoes, purses, Western books, dishes, tv, games, Tablet, dishes, marbles, miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 733 Chestnut Avenue (in alley), Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am2pm, Little girls 3 months-24 months, brand name juniors 01, boys size 5, 4x6 wall mirror, highchair, rocking horse, Lots of very nice miscellaneous SIDNEY, 741 Chestnut Avenue, Friday 8-2pm, kids clothes, exercise equipment, household item, books, lots of miscellaneous.

SIDNEY, 836 Stratford Drive, Friday 9am-6pm & Saturday 9am-2pm, Ladies clothing xl4x, mens clothing xl, girls clothing 12month-3T, all in excellent condition

LEGALS PUBLIC NOTICE 6/19/2013 Issuance of Draft Air Pollution Title V Permit CARGILL, INCORPORATED 2400 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE, Sidney, OH 45365-8952 Shelby County FACILITY DESC.: Soybean Processing PERMIT #: P0088881 PERMIT TYPE: Renewal PERMIT DESC: Soybean processing facility Renewal Title V

FRONT DESK Medical office in Sidney and Piqua looking for part time front desk. Multi tasking with experience in EHR. Billing experience preferred. Dept 112 Sidney Daily News 1451 Vandemark Road Sidney, OH 45365

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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.

Russia K-12 Principal Position

Help Wanted General Buckeye Insurance Group has a position available in our home office in Piqua, Ohio.

This position performs a dual role of systems testing and providing telephone support to our independent agency force regarding systems and billing issues. In addition, this position will also provide back-up support to our mailroom and switchboard staff. Successful candidates will have an Associate degree, excellent communication and grammar skills, the ability to identify, analyze and troubleshoot production system issues, proficiency for accuracy and attention to detail, professional telephone skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service. Please send resume and cover letter to: send.resumes@ NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

CDL DRIVERS 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!

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In Minster, Sidney, and Piqua. All require transportation, diploma/GED, and NO FELONIES. Call BarryStaff at (937)726-6909 or 381-0058

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Excellent opportunity for a manager interested in facilitating the culture transportation of the hospital-owned physician practices with the Grand Lake Health System. Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in clinical area of healthcare required. Credentialed by NAHQ or willing to obtain. Must have a minimum of five years of clinical experience as well as demonstrated leadership skills, which include working with physicians. Must be high functioning with strong communication skills; problem solving and data analysis skills and computer skills (including Word and Excel). Must have experience with PDSA tools and PI techniques that result in improved outcomes and enjoy developing others to use these tools. Apply online at

Nesco Resource will be Hosting a Career Fair In your Area:


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Immediate Openings for Energetic and Motivated Sales People for the Dayton Area!


937-492-5150 937-492-5150 1755 LETITIA $206,500

HBM Operator P.O. Box 920 Piqua, Ohio 45356

25 Hours per week, some driving involved

Spring Creek Corp. 4723 Hardin-Wapak Rd. Sidney


1246 ERIE CT. $268,500

GENERAL LABORER wanted. Experience with hand tools essential. Diverse work environment. Flexible hours. Call (937)492-8862.

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Must be able to set up and operate a manual HBM from working drawings. Experience with machining large parts is a big plus



wanted. Experienced with Auto CAD/ Microstation.

Custom machine manufacturer has an immediate opening for an experienced Horizontal Boring Mill Operator on first shift to operate a Cincinnati Gilbert floor mill with a six-inch spindle.

Please apply at: DUMP TRUCK DRIVER for local dedicated runs. Must have Class A CDL, 2 years experience, good driving record. Must be able to pass drug test, (937)492-8309, Monday - Friday, 8am-3pm.




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

The Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the draft permit above. The permit and complete instructions for requesting information or submitting comments may be obtained at: by entering the permit # or: Craig Osborne, Ohio EPA DAPC, Southwest District Office, 401 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402. Ph: (937)285-6357 June 21



SIDNEY, Hickory Dell Estates Neighborhood sale! (South 25A), Saturday, 9am-2pm. Numerous families. Something for everyone. Look for the balloons on the mailboxes

Houses For Sale


JOHNSRUD TRANSPORT a food grade liquid carrier is seeking Class A CDL tank drivers from the Sidney/ Piqua/ Troy area. Home flexible weekends. 5 years driving experience required. Will train for tank. Great Pay and Benefit Package. For further info, call Jane @ (888)200-5067

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SIDNEY, 1215 Constitution Ave, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-3pm, HUGE SALE! 4 Family, Clothing NewbornPlus size, 32" tv/ stand, twin bed/ frame, twin loft bed, books, computer, scanner, printer, computer desk, toys, DVD/ CD/ VHS tapes, lamps, miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 1861 Riverside Drive, Friday 9-3pm, Saturday 9-2pm, CASH SALES ONLY, tools, hunting equipment, holiday decorations, Longaberger baskets, workshops, of Gerald Henn baskets, and potter, exercise equipment, adult clothes, men & ladies plus sizes, handbags Sak, Michael Kors, Stone Mountain, Dooney & Bourke, Fossil, white glassware, kitchen accessories, and much more. All very clean, no smoking.

SIDNEY, 3632 Millcreek Road, Friday 8-5pm, Saturday 710am, old garden plow, glider rocker, parking meter, milk can, baby items, children clothes, cookie jars, antique child rocker, sohio gas can, cast iron frog.

SIDNEY, 9121 Lochard Road, Thursday & Friday 9-6pm, Saturday 9-1pm, boys clothes 414, ladies clothes large-4XL, bakers rack, child, toys, household items, tools, power wheels ride on dump truck, fisher price pool table, child wheelchair.

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Laundry/ Housekeeper - Ensures that the facility, equipment, furnishings and resident rooms are maintained in a safe, clean, attractive and sanitary manner. Performs in-house laundry service for IDFLOLW\ OLQHQV DQG UHVLGHQWVŇ&#x2039; clothing in a safe and sanitary manner. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package to include medical, dental, life, disability insurance and 401K plan. Qualified candidates will be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit resumes to Marianne.wildermuth@

TRUCK DRIVERS/ YARD MAN Full time, with Benefits, Call or stop by: Worch Lumber 36 North Steffin Street Versailles, OH (937)526-4501 Maintenance / Domestic MASTER MAINTENANCE Professional Janitorial Service Master Maintenance has immediate openings in the Sidney area. Part time, light duty cleaning positions available in the evenings. 4-6 hours per evening. Retirees and couples welcome to apply. Excellent supplemental income opportunity. Call (800)686-3192 after 5PM and leave a message to schedule an interview

2nd Shift: 3pm to 11pm 3rd Shift: 11pm to 7am

â&#x2DC;&#x2026; Star Leasing â&#x2DC;&#x2026; Company We are located just off US 33 between Bellefontaine and Marysville, OH near the Honda plants. Mechanics needed in the shop, in our mobile trucks and for a mobile truck located in St. Paris, OH. Previous experience working on semi-trailers is a PLUS, but not required. Looking for energetic, mechanically minded quick learners. Please visit our website at for an application. Fill out online or fax the completed application to (937)644-2858. Star Leasing is an equal opportunity employer Medical/Health DENTAL ASSISTANT Looking for a personable dental assistant for our comprehensive fully digital high tech dental office that uses a team approach to patient care. Dental radiographic license from the state of Ohio needed, computer skills strongly recommended. Assist dentist with patients ages 3 and up. Position available immediately. Send resume to: Auglaize Dental Associates 1101 Defiance Street Wapakoneta, OH 45895 Equal Opportunity Employer Otolaryngologist seeking a full time Certified Medical Assistant Responsibilities include assisting the doctor, seating patients, vitals, surgery scheduling, pre cert and coding. Experience is required. Benefits include, health insurance, vacation, and retirement plans. Wages based on experience. Email resume to:

Seeking team members who want to build a career with our growing company. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, excel in team environments and, have 3-5 years of manufacturing experience. The plant operates on a 12-hour shift basis with current openings on the 7pm to 7am shift. We offer a highly competitive wage and full benefits. Please send resumes to:

Houses For Rent 3 BEDROOM, 1 bathroom, large, 1/2 double with washer and dryer hookup. 522 South Ohio Ave. Sidney. $550 month, $550 deposit. (937)658-4999 PIQUA NEAR 1-75, very nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, includes appliances, no pets, $890 monthly, 18 month lease, (937)778-0524 Pets

HUMAN RESOURCES 319 S. Vine St. Fostoria, OH 44830 OUTSIDE SALES for farm seed and chemical sales. Must have knowledge and experience of all kids of farm seek and chemicals. Farms welcome to apply, (419)236-2571 or (419)778-9378. Houses For Sale BEAUTIFUL. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, basement, 2 car garage, wonderful yard, 3085 Kuther Road, Sidney, (419)305-1439 Apartments /Townhouses 2 BEDROOM, big yard, in Port Jefferson, No pets, $500 monthly plus deposit, (937)935-5089 2459 ALPINE Court, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 2 car garage, all appliances, AC, $695, (937)497-1053, (937)6387982. CARRIAGE HILL Apartments, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, appliances, fireplace, secure entry. Water, trash included, garages. (937)4984747, D I S C O V E R PEBBLEBROOK, Anna. 2 & 3 Bedroom townhomes/ ranches. Garages, appliances, washer/ dryer. Near I-75, Honda, 20 miles from Lima. (937)498-4747, PRIVATE SETTING, 2 Bedroom Townhouse, No one above or below! Appliances, Washer/ Dryer Fireplace, garage, Water, Trash included, (937)4984747, SIDNEY, 2433 Apache, 3 bedroom duplex, 2 bath, all appliances including washer & dryer, $695 monthly plus deposit, No pets, (937)726-0512

FRIENDLY KITTENS, 8 weeks old, FREE to good home. 1black & white, and a few grey striped. Contact (937)7267924. JACK RUSSELL BOSTON TERRIER mix puppies, first shots and wormed, 6 weeks old, $75 each, call (937)6221404 after 4pm. MASTIFF PUPPIES, 3 male 3 female, asking $500, parents on premises, 3 brindle, 3 fawn. Call (937)622-0931


MAGNIFICATION SYSTEM, Clear view, to assist people with low vision, unit includes stand & manual, asking $1100, (937)492-0391 POWER TOOLS excellent condition, hand guns as new, 027 trains-turn key. Call (248)694-1242 Wheelchair, Electric, LIKE NEW, Jiffy Select, 1 1/2 years old, charger, red, gray and black. Asking $500. Call Barbara (937)335-3094. Sporting Goods PISTOLS, Smith & Wesson, Model 647, 17H.M.R. Cal, Stainless steel, Ruger Super Blackhawk, 44 Magnum Cal, Stainless Steel Revolver, Factory new in box, 7-1/2 inch barrel, (567)203-9446

POM-POO male pup, 1st shots, ready to go! $250. (419)582-4211.


15030 Lock Two Road Botkins, OH 45306

937-693-3640 Fishing is only by appointment

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Make your pet a reservation today. â&#x20AC;˘ Climate controlled Kennel â&#x20AC;˘ Outdoor Time â&#x20AC;˘ Friendly Family Atmosphere

Autos Under $5000 2005 HYUNDAI Elantra, 4 door, $4500, (937)418-8727.


Autos For Sale

16900 Ft. Loramie-Swanders Rd., Sidney

1994 BUICK PARK AVENUE, $1850.00, OBO, 148k miles, 3.8L motor, 28 miles per gallon, always garaged, very reliable. 419-628-2101 1999 OLDS Intrigue, $1500, 173K MILES, 3800 v6 REBUILT MOTOR, new tires, very reliable. Call (937)581-8565

Relax and enjoy the fishing.

Cleaning & Maintenance

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Miscellaneous 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


Cook â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in an institutional food services setting. Qualified candidate will be responsible for preparing palatable, nourishing, well-balanced meals to meet the daily nutritional and special dietary needs for each resident.


Semi-Trailer Mechanics Needed

Commercial SIDNEY, Need 1 or 2 room office in downtown Sidney? We have space with access to conference room and storage. Garage parking, storage also available call (937)726-6232 or (937)638-3653.


in Sidney, Ohio is recognized as one of the leading providers of advanced nursing and rehabilitation services in the area. We are known for our cozy and friendly atmosphere where visitors are always welcome. Our seasoned staff members take a personal interest in our residents and provide a caring, loving, home like environment. We have immediate openings for the following positions:


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* Studio's * 1 & 2 Bedroom (937)492-3450 Commercial GARAGE FOR RENT, Lease required, located at 2453 Michigan Street, call 1-800468-1120 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT, excellent for attorney office, insurance office, or doctors office. Located at 2453 Michigan Street, call 1-800-468-1120



4 cyl, red, good condition, leather, only 7000 miles, 1301 Sixth Avenue, Sidney, $23,500.

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SIDNEY, 121 North Street, Nice Office Space for Rent, Air conditioned, 1-6 offices. Call Ryan (407)579-0874 Help Wanted General 5RRĂ&#x20AC;QJ 6LGLQJ

1987 KAWASAKI VOYAGER XII 36,200 miles, VGC 1200 cc 4 cylinder, water cooled, air ride, less than 5000 miles on tires, AM/FM cassette with inter-com included. Pull behind trailer, Asking $2300, Bill (937)492-3810

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REFRIGERATOR, GE Profile, side-by-side, excellent condition, (937)552-7786 Furniture & Accessories DINING ROOM TABLE, brass color frame, 6 fabric cushion seats, glass top is heavy, approximately 200lbs, 71"x41" $150 OBO (937)726-2140


GRAVEL & STONE Shredded Topsoil Topsoil Shredded Fill Dirt Dirt Fill Driveways â&#x20AC;˘â&#x20AC;˘ Excavating Excavating Driveways Demolition Demolition

BEDDING, assortment of sheet sets, sizes, bed skirts, quilts, etc. please call (937)492-0357




Landscaping & Gardening POND PLANTS, potted and bare root lillies, bog plants and pond size comet goldfish (937)676-3455 or (937)4175272

Land Care

Some routes can be combined for additional earnings!!! Miscellaneous

If no one is available to take your call, please leave a message with your name, address, phone number and SDN number that you are interested in.

7 HOLSTEIN FEEDER CALVES, 400 pounds plus, healthy on pasture and grain, call (937)492-3313 PATIO SET Outdoor Wicker, brand new, brown, please call(937)492-1387


If interested, please contact:

Jason 937-498-5934 or Rachel 937-498-5912



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2008 PUMA Sleeps 4, 20 QB, loveseat, microwave, refrigerator, stove, stereo, air, full bath, used 3 times, complete towing package, like new, very nice, must see! $8000 OBO. (937)492-8476

Hauling & Trucking


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1982 COACHMAN TT, 24ft, good condition. Must see to appreciate, $3500. Call (937)726-4976 to see.

Help Wanted General

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Sidney Daily News, Friday, June 21, 2013

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SPORTS Page 16

Friday, June 21, 2013

Contact Sports Editor Ken Barhorst with story ideas, sports scores and game stats by phone at (937) 498-5960; email,; or by fax, (937) 4985991.

Reds can’t stop Alvarez CINCINNATI (AP) — Homer Bailey had everything working right the last time he faced the Pirates, putting him on track for a no-hitter. The only thing that was working in the rematch was his fastball, and it wasn’t nearly enough. Pedro Alvarez drove in all of Pittsburgh’s runs with a solo homer, bases-loaded double and a single on Thursday for a 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds and a split of their high-profile NL Central series. The Pirates remain a halfgame behind second-place Cincinnati after the fourgame set, keeping them virtually shoulder-to-shoulder as they chase the torrid St. Louis Cardinals. After blowing a one-run lead in the ninth and losing 21 in 13 innings on Wednesday night, Pittsburgh salvaged a game behind Alvarez. The third baseman had an RBI single and his 16th homer off Bailey, who couldn’t follow his no-hitter against Pittsburgh with a win. “I was only pitching with a fastball,” said Bailey, who left after six innings and 113 pitches with the score tied at 2. “They hit a lot of foul balls, and that drove up the pitch count. I was able to keep them at bay with just one pitch until the last couple of innings. “I threw a real good pitch to Pedro Alvarez and he hit it out. It’s tough. He had a great day.” Bailey faced the Pirates for the first time since his nohitter at PNC Park last September. He’s 8-2 career against Pittsburgh.

“They’ve definitely made strides over the past couple of years, but it’s early,” he said. “They have a good club but the past couple of years, they’ve fallen into the pattern of fading, so we’ll see. It’s a long season.” Both bullpens were tired after the long game on Wednesday night. Bailey stayed in long enough to give the Reds’ bullpen a bit of a breather. “Homer threw a lot of pitches early,” manager Dusty Baker said. “We wanted him to go deeper, but he kept us in the ballgame. When he left, it was 2-2. You can’t ask for much more than that.” After Alfredo Simon (5-3) loaded the bases in the seventh, Alvarez doubled off lefthander Tony Cingrani to snap the tie. The five RBIs were a season high for a Pirate and one shy of Alvarez’s career high. The third baseman has been Pittsburgh’s top run producer in June, leading the team with 48 RBIs overall. Bryan Morris (4-2) contributed to the go-ahead rally with his first career single. He also pitched two innings, allowing one run. Left-hander Tony Watson pitched the last two innings for his second save in three chances. The Pirates lead the season series 6-4, holding their own early in the season despite a rotation that’s sapped by injuries and a lineup that strikes out a lot and wastes chances. Under the circumstances, the way the series ended was satisfying for them. Jay Bruce hit another solo homer, his third of the series

and his fifth in seven games. His ninth-inning shot off Jason Grilli led the way to the draining 13-inning win on Wednesday night. The teams combined for seven homers in the series, all solo shots. Brandon Cumpton made his second major league start for Pittsburgh, giving up two runs — one earned — in five innings. Alvarez’s throwing error helped the Reds get an unearned run in the first. ShinShoo Choo reached on Alvarez’s team-high 13th error, stole second and came around on Joey Votto’s single. Another batter got hit, extending a prominent theme to the Ohio River rivals’ series this season. At least one batter has been plunked in each of the 10 games, with 19 hit overall. Pirate pitchers have hit 10, Reds pitchers 9, leaving some simmering unhappiness on both sides. Choo has been hit six times, Starling Marte and Andrew McCutchen three times each, Brandon Phillips twice, and five others one time apiece. NOTES: The official scorer changed a call from Wednesday night game. Russell Martin’s grounder off Bronson Arroyo’s glove was originally ruled an error, leaving the Pirates’ lone run unearned. It was changed to a hit. … The Pirates added to their depleted bullpen by calling up RH Duke Welker from TripleA and optioning OF Alex Presley. … A day after actor James Gandolfini died, Reds 3B and New Jersey native Todd Frazier replaced his Frank Sinatra at-bat music

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CINCINNATI REDS’ Jay Bruce hits a solo home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Brandon Cumpton in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday in Cincinnati. with the theme from “The Sopranos.” … Pittsburgh struck out 8, 17, 10 and 12 times in the four games. … The Pirates head to the West Coast

to play three against the Angels and two in Seattle. The Reds have an eight-game trip to Arizona, Oakland and Texas.

High-scoring Game 4 flips script on Stanley Cup CHICAGO (AP) — So much for all the talk about the impenetrable goalies, and forget about those laneclogging defensemen. It was all about the offense in Game 4, and the hangover could extend into the final three games of the deadlocked Stanley Cup finals. Chicago’s 6-5 overtime victory at Boston on Wednesday night was the highest-scoring game in this year’s NHL playoffs. There were breakaways, rebounds, long slap shots and tips. Eleven goals in all, coming from all over the ice. It all raises questions about how the remainder of this compelling series will look. “I guess a series like this can take some unexpected turns sometimes, and you saw that last night,” Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said. “I’m not going to make any predictions for what happens in the next game, but obviously there’s a lot of things we want to carry into this

game, Game 5, here.” The biggest variable could be the recovery of goalies Tuukka Rask of the Bruins and Corey Crawford of the Blackhawks, who have a couple days to find their game again before the series resumes in Chicago on Saturday night. Rask and Crawford had been the best two goalies in the playoffs before each of them stumbled under heavy pressure in Game 4. Rask gave up too many prime rebound opportunities, and Crawford was beaten repeatedly on his glove side. “Every goal is stoppable, but I don’t think there was any weak one, so to speak,” said Rask, who was coming off a 2-0 shutout and had allowed just eight goals in the previous eight playoff games. “Mistakes piled up and I wasn’t able to bail our guys out. Sometimes you do, sometimes you don’t.” Crawford was great in each of the first two finals games in Chicago. He had 51 saves in the three-overtime se-

ries opener, keeping the Blackhawks in the game long enough for Andrew Shaw to score the winning goal in a 43 victory. Crawford had 33 stops when the series shifted to Boston for Game 3, but Chicago was unable to get anything going against Rask. And then came more of the glove-side problems on Wednesday night that the Bruins have exploited all series long. “A couple tough breaks last night, especially when we had the lead at 31 or 4-2, Boston is going to open up a little bit,” Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said Thursday. “I think for us that we can play better defensively, maybe get in some shooting lanes and block some of those shots.” Chicago held leads of 1-0, 3-1, 4-2 and 5-4, but Boston rallied each time. The glove-side issue is a tricky little one for coach Joel Quenneville and the Blackhawks, who know that’s where the Bruins are trying to go, but don’t want Crawford to focus so much

Bradshaw takes 3-shot lead at W.Va. Open VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — David Bradshaw shot his second straight 3-under-par 69 Thursday to open up a threestroke lead entering the final round of the West Virginia Open at Parkersburg Country Club. The six-time Open champion was tied at the top after Wednesday’s first round with Ian Patrick. But while the birdies kept coming for Bradshaw in the second round, Patrick faltered. The Huntington amateur shot 5-over 77 to drop eight strokes back. The day’s best round belonged to Bridgeport amateur Woody Woodward. A 5-under 67 put him alone in second place at 3 under. Woodward’s only other Open appearance came in 2011, when he finished 24th. Hurricane amateur Sam O’Dell started on the back nine and made three birdies before a rollercoaster of two

bogeys, a double bogey and two birdies. He was alone in third at 2 under after finishing with a 71. Two-time Open champion John Ross, Vienna amateur Scott Bibbee and Morgantown pro Bob Friend were five shots behind Bradshaw at 1 under, and Charleston’s Christian Brand was six back. Five of Bradshaw’s eight birdies this week have come on par 5s. He birdied the 539yard 10th hole to start his round Thursday and added another on the 515-yard 18th. His second bogey of the week came on the par-3 second hole, and he finished with two more birdies on the par-5 sixth and short par-4 seventh holes. Ten golfers broke par Thursday, compared with seven on Wednesday, and it’s likely going to require just

that to overtake Bradshaw, who has a streak of seven straight under-par rounds at the Open. The mini-tour regular and Harpers Ferry native is looking for his seventh championship in 10 years. Only Sam Snead with 17 has more Open titles. A year ago Bradshaw finished second, six strokes behind Jonathan Clark, who isn’t at the tournament this year. Clark and 2008 Open champion Barry Evans are competing in the PGA Professional National Championship next week in Sunriver, Ore. Like Bradshaw, Woodward started his round on the back nine and he birdied the 10th and 18th holes. His only bogey came on the 608-yard 13th hole. Woodward got hot on his final nine holes, making four birdies in a five-hole stretch.

on that area that it gets into his head. “We’re very comfortable with Corey,” Quenneville said, dismissing the idea of inserting backup Ray Emery. “Corey has been rock solid all year for us, and when he’s got the ball, he’s been outstanding, and he’s the biggest reason why we’re here today.” Rask was working on a shutout streak of 129 minutes, 14 seconds when Michal Handzus had a beautiful sliding score in the first period Wednesday night off a nice pass from Brandon Saad on a fast break. It was a sign of things to come for the Bruins, who had sustained trouble with the Blackhawks’ speed for the first time in the series. Marcus Kruger completed a 2-on-1 break in the second period with his third goal of the playoffs. Kruger and Michael Frolik got down the ice so quickly that there was time for Kruger to poke home his own rebound after Rask stopped his first attempt.

BMX track to open PIQUA — The Upper Miami Valley BMX Racing Park is ready for races. The racing park will open Saturday for the first time for a race. Gates at the park, which is located at 1032 Covington Ave., will open at 1 p.m. Registration for bikers will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. The races will begin shortly after registration closes. There is free admission for fans. There is a $10 registration fee to race. The dirt track is located on a 3-acre park. The races are USABMX sanctioned. The races are divided up in skill levels and by age group. There are four skill levels — novice, intermediate, expert and professional. The race track’s website is

AYBT classic set The Sidney Hoop Classic, sponsored by the American Youth Basketball Tour (AYBT) will see 54 boys and girls basketball teams in Sidney this weekend. The classic is planned for Saturday and Sunday. Games will be played at Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney Middle School, Fairlawn High School and Sidney Christian Academy School. Games begin at 9 a.m. Saturday and continue throughout the day, with the last game being played at 7 p.m. On Sunday, games begin at 9 a.m. and the last game will be played at 4 p.m. A schedule of games to be played can be found on the AYBT website,


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TAHITI'S STEEVY Chong Hue jumps over Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Spain and Tahiti at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday.

Spain crushes Tahiti 10-0 in Confederations Cup RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a one-sided match at the Confederations Cup, World Cup winner Spain crushed the Pacific islanders from Tahiti 10-0 on Thursday — a result that wasn’t as bad as some had suggested beforehand. Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta said he feared Spain might score 15 or 20. Still, the winning margin was the largest in a Confederations Cup match. The previous record margin was six, when Brazil beat Saudi Arabia 8-2 in 1999 and when Brazil beat Australia 6-0 in 1997. Fernando Torres, who missed a penalty late in the match, scored four goals. David Villa added three goals, David Silva two and Juan Mata one. Tahiti was the crowd favorite at the Maracana stadium with Brazilians wildly cheering the underdogs and jeering Spain. When Spanish midfielder Mata tried to score with a bicycle kick with the score at 4-0, the effort was met with loud booing. Torres’ miss from a penalty late also drew

wild cheers. The ball bounced off the crossbar and Tahiti keeper Mikael Roche raised his hands in celebration — as if he’d stopped it. That also drew thunderous applause. “They (Brazilians) are always on the side of the underdog, meaning Tahiti,” Del Bosque said. “I believe the fans respected the show and enjoyed the match.” The game had the tone of a practice game — or a friendly. Even before it began, the outcome was never in doubt. The spirit was set by Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta, who put a flower lei, or necklace, around the neck of Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque. Etaeta, who called playing Spain a “Christmas present,” said before the match that Spain might score 15 or 20 goals. “We lost 10-0 but we won the hearts of the Brazilian public. So obrigado, obrigados a tudos,” he said after the game, saying ‘Thank You everyone’ in Portuguese. Etaeta said it was frustrating that his team

was now better known in Brazil than at home. Del Bosque defended Tahiti’s place in the tournament, despite some criticizing the inclusion of the tiny island with only 180,000 residents. “They are the champions of Oceania,” Del Bosque said. “That’s football. They did what they had to do and they deserved to be here. We are not the ones to decide.” Tahitian players also draped trinkets around the neck of the Spanish players just before the start, another gesture of friendship and respect for the Spanish side. Tahiti attacked from the start and was just 10 down after 15 minutes, hardly an illustration of the gulf between the world champions and a team made up of amateurs who hold down day jobs. But that did not last long, with Spain leading 4-0 at the break. The match was lopsided, but there have been worse. Spain added six in the second half and could easily have added plenty more.

National League¢ The Associated Press East Division L Pct GB W 43 30 .589 — Atlanta 7 Washington 35 36 .493 8 Philadelphia 35 38 .479 27 41 .397 13½ New York 22 49 .310 20 Miami Central Division L Pct GB W 46 26 .639 — St. Louis 3 Cincinnati 44 30 .595 Pittsburgh 43 30 .589 3½ 29 41 .414 16 Chicago Milwaukee 29 42 .408 16½ West Division L Pct GB W 39 33 .542 — Arizona San Francisco37 34 .521 1½ 37 36 .507 2½ Colorado 36 36 .500 3 San Diego 8 Los Angeles 30 40 .429 Wednesday's Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Arizona 3, Miami 1 San Francisco 4, San Diego 2 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Washington 6, Philadelphia 2, 11 innings Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Atlanta 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 1, 13 innings Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Thursday's Games Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 3 Houston 7, Milwaukee 4, 10 innings Colorado at Washington, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Miami at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Friday's Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Colorado (Chatwood 4-1) at Washington (Strasburg 3-6), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Hefner 1-6) at Philadelphia (Hamels 2-10), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Teheran 5-3) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-8), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 5-4) at St. Louis (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 4-0) at Arizona (Miley 4-6), 9:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-4) at San Diego (Richard 2-5), 10:10 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 4-7) at San Francisco (Lincecum 4-7), 10:15 p.m. Saturday's Games Colorado at Washington, 12:05 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m. Miami at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Milwaukee, 4:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 7:15 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 7:15 p.m. Texas at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Sunday's Games Colorado at Washington, 1:35 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Atlanta at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Miami at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 4:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 4:10 p.m. Texas at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m. American League¢ The Associated Press ast Division L Pct GB W 44 30 .595 — Boston 42 31 .575 1½ Baltimore 39 32 .549 3½ New York 6 Tampa Bay 37 35 .514 35 36 .493 7½ Toronto Central Division L Pct GB W 39 31 .557 — Detroit 36 35 .507 3½ Cleveland 5 Kansas City 34 36 .486 33 36 .478 5½ Minnesota 29 41 .414 10 Chicago West Division L Pct GB W 43 32 .573 — Oakland 41 32 .562 1 Texas Los Angeles 32 40 .444 9½ 32 41 .438 10 Seattle 28 46 .378 14½ Houston Wednesday's Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Baltimore 13, Detroit 3 Cleveland 6, Kansas City 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2 Texas 9, Oakland 4 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 L.A. Angels 1, Seattle 0 Thursday's Games Minnesota 8, Chicago White Sox 4 Texas 4, Oakland 3 Houston 7, Milwaukee 4, 10 innings Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 7:08 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Friday's Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 3-1) at Cleveland (Kazmir 3-4), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 4-7) at N.Y. Yankees (D.Phelps 4-4), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 7-4) at Toronto (Dickey 6-8), 7:07 p.m. Boston (Lester 6-4) at Detroit (Fister 6-4), 7:08 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 2-5) at Kansas City (Guthrie 7-4), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 5-4) at St. Louis (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. Oakland (Colon 9-2) at Seattle (Iwakuma 7-2), 10:10 p.m. Saturday's Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 7:15 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland, 7:15 p.m. Texas at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

Sunday's Games Minnesota at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 1:08 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS Texas at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m. Thursday’s Sports Transactions The Associated Press BASEBALL National League CHICAGO CUBS — Signed OF Jacob Hannemann and RHP David Garner. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Called up RHP Duke Welker from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned OF Alex Presley to Indianapolis. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed INF Malik Collymore and RHP Blake Higgins. Carolina League WINSTON-SALEM DASH — Sent C-INF Brent Tanner to Kannapolis (SAL). American Association GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released LHP Jared Potts. KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed RHP Chad Robinson. LAREDO LEMURS — Signed RHP Fernando Hernandez. Released RHP Leonard Giammanco. WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed RHP Andrew Aizenstadt. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Claimed LHP Ryan Sasaki off waivers from Laredo. Can-Am League NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Antoin Gray. Released C Manny Reyes. TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Released DH Pete LaForest. Signed RHP Oliver Van Zant. BASKETBALL Women’s National Basketball Association CONNECTICUT SUN — Acquired F Kayla Pedersen from Tulsa for a 2014 second-round draft pick. Waived F Ashley Walker. FOOTBALL National Football League DALLAS COWBOYS — Released DE Anthony Hargrove. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Aaron Dobson. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Promoted Tag Ribary to director of team operations, Trent Kirchner to director of pro personnel, Dan Morgan to assistant director of pro personnel and Josh Graff to national scout. Named Jim Nagy southeast area scout. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES — Signed G Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension. DALLAS STARS — Signed F Travis Morin to a two year, twoway contract and F Colton Sceviour to a one year, two-way contract. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Announced they will buy out the final two years of C Danny Briere’s contract, making him a free agent. SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed F Raffi Torres to a three-year contract. COLLEGE ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC — Named Fala Bullock women’s basketball coach.

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MIAMI (AP) — He is the best player in the game and this is the best moment in his sport. Game 7, NBA title on the line. “The moment is going to be grand,” LeBron James said. And it might redefine someone’s legacy. No matter what happens Thursday night, he and the Miami Heat, and Tim Duncan’s San Antonio Spurs have already won titles and secured a place in NBA history. Now is their opportunity to elevate it. The truly memorable teams won the hard way, and that will be the case for the one celebrating at center court this time. It’s either a Heat repeat, possible only after James led them back from what seemed certain elimination in the closing seconds of Game 6, or the Spurs shaking off as gut-wrenching a loss as a team can have to become just the fourth club to win Game 7 of the NBA Finals on the road. “As a competitor you love it, because you know you have an opportunity and it’s up to you,” Heat guard Ray Allen said. “We have a chance in our building to make

something great. All of our legacies are tied to this moment, this game. It’s something our kids will be able to talk about that they were a part of. Forever will remember these moments, so we want to not live and have any regrets.” Allen was on the court the last time the NBA’s season went down to the very last day, his Boston Celtics fading at the finish and falling 83-79 to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2010. That improved the hosts to 14-3 in Game 7 of the Finals — and no road team has won that decisive game since Washington beat Seattle in 1978. Overcoming those odds, not to mention the NBA’s winningest team, would make this more memorable than the Spurs’ previous four titles, though this is a franchise that never dwells too much on the past or looks too far into the future. All that matters is now. “You know what, it’s all about just winning the title. It’s not about situation or what has led up to it,” Duncan said. “It’s a great story for everybody else, but we’re here for one reason, one reason only: It’s to try to

win this game (Thursday). We have had a very good season thus far, and I think we just want to get to the game more than anything. We just want to see what happens and be able to leave everything out there.” The teams trudged back to the arena Wednesday, some 12 hours after the Heat pulled out a 103-100 overtime victory in Game 6 to even the series. The Spurs, five points ahead with 28 seconds left in regulation, had to fight off fatigue and heartbreak, insisting neither would linger into Thursday. By far the best game of this series, Game 6 immediately took its place among the best finishes in finals history, with everything from James’ triple-double to Allen’s tying 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds left in regulation. It had close calls, debatable decisions, and the NBA’s best player at his very best when his team needed him most. Games 2-5 in the series had been ugly, but that one was a beauty. NOTE — The game was underway at press time. A recap of the game will be published in Saturday’s newspaper.

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Russia Local School RUSSIA — Russia Local School has announced its 2012-13 honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.

Highest Honors (4.0) Grade 7: Peter Art, Luke Dahlinghaus, Jack Dapore, Cassidy Ditchkus, Megan Frazier, Emma Gerdes, Alexis Monnin, Madeline Moorman, Rebecca Pinchot, Olivia Quinter, Grace Saunders, Cole Simons and Cameo Wilson. Grade 8: Madison Borchers, Samuel Cook, Dylan Cordonnier, Audrey Gariety, Clay George, Shaelyn Goubeaux, Tiffany Hatcher, Maria Herron, Trenton Monnin, Tyler Robinson, Alex Seger and Drew Sherman. Grade 9: Andrew Ball, Jordan Ball, Kara Barlage, Lukas Busse, Ellie Fiessinger, Sawyer Francis, Amanda Frazier, Erin Gaerke, Rachel Heuing, Molly Kearns, Rudy Langenkamp, Weston Lavy, Connor Monnin, Trevor Monnin, Mark Siefring and Karissa Voisard. Grade 10: Nicholas Colby, Bryce Cordonnier, Taylor Daniel, Corrina Francis, Adam Hoying, Jordan Kremer, Jason Magoto, Ryan Magoto, Lindsay Meyer, Jacob Pleiman and Claire Sherman. Grade 11: Taylor Borchers, Isaiah Counts, Nicole DeLoye, Bailey Magdalene Francis, Kearns, Dean Lan-

genkamp, Rachel Pinchot, Camille Puthoff, Kaitlyn Barlage (UVCC), Kyle Gray (UVCC), Savanna Lavy (UVCC), Joshua Monnin (UVCC), Emilie Frazier (PSEOP) and Kirstin Voisard (PSEOP). Grade 12: Savannah Apple, Gina Barlage,Alexa Counts, Kayli Dues, Emily Francis, Treg Francis, Austin Gariety, Ethan Hoying, Rebecca Meyer, Shana Meyer, Olivia Monnin, Bethany York, Brandon Barlage (UVCC), Ethan Paulus (UVCC), Brad Schafer (UVCC), Lauren Francis (PSEOP), Abbie Goubeaux (PSEOP), Josh Meyer (PSEOP) and Trevor Sherman (PSEOP).

Busse, Leah Francis, Nolan Francis, Justin Gariety, Alex Herron, Gavin Hoying, Kelsey Koverman, Claudia Monnin, Hannah Sherman, Mitchell Stone and Kylie Wilson. Grade 11: Jacob Cook, Austin Tebbe, Hannah Bergman (UVCC), Aaleeyah Daniel (UVCC), Bryan Drees (UVCC) and Samantha Egbert (UVCC). Grade 12: Casey Albers, Ashley Borchers, SDN File Photo/Luke Gronneberg Bryce Dues, Autumn SPENCER KUNERT, of Houston, tries to spray ping pong balls off golf tees at Bergman (PSEOP), An- the 2012 Houston Community Classic Festival. Spencer is the son of Rachel Muhlenkamp Kunert and Andrew Kunert. The 2013 festival will be held June 28 and 29. gela (PSEOP) and Vanessa Stang (PSEOP).

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Glen Schulze, Kylee Sherman and Carter Stueve. Grade 8: Kate Cook, Noah Drees, Christina Gaerke, John Moorman and Cole Tebbe. Grade 9: Caleb Ball, Jake Gariety, Jared Goubeaux, Jordan Swartz, Evan York and Gunnar Young. Grade 10: Rebecca Art, Hannah Bornhorst, Luke Dapore, Allison Gariety, Jordan Gariety, Kyle Luthman, Hannah Poling, Emily Roberts, Max Voisard and David York. Grade 11: Morgan Daugherty, Randy McCarty, Cole McEldowney and Kaila Pleiman. Grade 12: Nicholas Frazier, Heidi Petty and Sara Young.

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Highest honors (4.0) Ethan Braun, Jenna Hooks, Ashlan Jester, Thomas Martin, Annie Niswonger, Kortney Phipps and Bradley Wells. High honors (3.5-3.99) Seth Clark, Tyler Davis, Aaron Felver, Mackenzie Goings, Nicolette Holthaus, Shay Miller, Brice Rehfus, Taidge Ritter, Samantha Runkle, Kiaya Shellenberg, Alyssa Stang, Alex Vondenhuevel and Taylor Willoughby. Honors (3.0-3.49) Raven Bolden, Cody Jones, Andrew Roberts, Sara St. Myers and Madison Schaffner.

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Highest honors (4.0) Monique Booher, Elizabeth Douglas, Mitchell Everett, Luke Flaute, Brianna Garber, Max Gilson, Cynthia Larger, Sonya Peltier and Rachel Slater. High honors (3.5-3.99) Sara Bergman, Jacob Braun, Heidi Cox, Lauren Gillem, Tiffani Harris, Kaitlin Huffman, Austin Jenkins, Amy McKee, Max Mitchell, Kayode Momon, Megan Orndorff, Christopher Redd, Jamie Riffell, Caitlin Ryan and Linsey Smith. Honors (3.0-3.49) Angel Barton, Brittany Bigelow, Cody Cagle, Allen Daniels, Anna Frohne, Sabrina Greve, Hallie Heil, Jaron


Howard, Kayla Kemp, Alexis Turner and David Nagel, Abbigail Stephanie Wilson. Pickering, Jesse Phlipot, Eighth grade Ashley Schemmel, Kara Highest honors (4.0) Smith, Bryan Walker Isaiah Beaver, Kaitlyn and Evan Winner. Ellison, Emma Mertz, Sophomores Devyn Ostrander and Highest honors (4.0) Anthony Thomas. Kage Brubaker, Drake High honors (3.5-3.99) Cassel, Devon Jester, Amber Evans, Caitlyn Laura Larger, Nicole Falls, Jadelyn Lorton, Maier, Alina Maksimov, Kara Maier, Bryce NorRuby-Tuesday Morrison, ris and Celeste Stewart. Thomas Reister, Trisha Honors (3.0-3.49) Schulze, Sierra Smith, Patrick Curl, Meagan Carly St. Myers, Hannah Hasselbeck, Sierra Trent, Sophie White, Hecht, Dylan Hensley, Taylor Woods and Madi- Jenna Jarrett, Kaytlyn son Young. Riffell, Brittany SchemHigh honors (3.5- mel, Tristin Stangel, Seth Stoodt, Brittany 3.99) Allison Morgan Ferryman, Timmerman, Issac Langenkamp, Voisard and Brandon Chrystl Moore and Wray. Seventh grade Sierra Stammen. Highest honors (4.0) Honors (3.0-3.49) Lauren Brubaker, Justin Bertsch, Ashley Peepels, Ciara Smith Rosalena Bryant, Hanna Cassel, Angelina and Fox Weidner. DiLullo, Dexter Ingle, Freshmen Highest honors (4.0) Caleb Sluss and Bradley Deion Booher, Emily Wiggins. Cozad, Alena Davis, High honors (3.5-3.99) Courtney Compton, Tylor Dean, Katherine Everett, Kayla New, Troy Cierra Cozad, Lauren Riley, Mark Schaffer, DiLullo, Morgan Ely, Rachel Wells and Jenna Bryan Funk, Zachary Kitchen, Allison LanWinner. Gannon High honors (3.5-3.99) genkamp, Zachary Freytag, Miller, Sarah Monnier, Sophia Gilson, Abigail Tristen Paul, Reece Grilliot, Sierra Hecht, Pitchford, Kaeden Reier, Micalah Hensley, Noah Shoemaker and Michaela Kelly, Derrek Dylan Wintrow. Honors (3.0-3.49) Mayse, Zachariah Tristen Brandenburg, McKee, Cody Meyer, Azen Reier, Nicholas Mavis Brown, Parker Shoemaker, Andrew Cox, Daniel DiLullo, Sluss, Macey Stang, James DiLullo, John Maya Wills and Malachi DiLullo, Joshuah Douglas, Kristen Gillem, Wissman. Jack Gilson, Sierra HarHonors (3.0-3.49) Josephine Davis, rison, Chareasa Jeffries, Zachary Jolly, Cara Rebekah New, Rayaunna Kellerman, Dalton Partin, Mason Schaffer, Ketrow, Luke Meyer, Tayler Taylor, Tyler TinBrayden Murray, Kyler gler, Cameron Via and Spears, Ryan Swob, Harmoni Wissman.


The real estate transfers listed below have been recorded at the office of Shelby County Recorder Jodi L. Siegel. Transfers listed also include tax-exempt property transfers in which no dollar amount is listed. Shelby County Auditor Denny York said the exemptions normally involve transactions within a family and therefore no public record of the dollar amount is recorded.

Loramie Township Florence McCalla and Rose Ann Paulus to Ronald A. Paulus, part section 06, 5.001 acres, $37,950. Precision Details Inc. to Michael L. Prenger, part section 06, 2 acres, $122,500. McLean Township Barry J. Schroeder to Barry J. Schroeder and Kathy L. Williams, lot 230, Maple Grove, $50,000. Carol R. and Paul L.

Quinter to Quinter Family LLC, part section 03, 13.792 acres, exempt. Carol R. and Paul L. Quinter to Quinter Farms LLC , part section 03, 0.505 acres, exempt. Paul L. and Carol R. Quinter to Quinter Family LLC, section 04, lots 320, 321, 322, 323, Dircksen Survey, exempt. Paul L. and Carol R. Quinter to Paul L. Quinter, trustee, section 04, 80 acres, undivided 1/3 interest, exempt.

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1 DAY Knockdown SALE! ONLY!

Paul Sherry’s

Paul Sherry’s Big Knock Down Sale is Back for 1 DAY ONLY!! Area auto buyers will save thousands on Cars, trucks, SUVs, Vans and RVs. On Saturday, June 22nd, Paul Sherry Chrysler will knock down prices on every used vehicle. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the large vehicle sale going on at Paul Sherry Chrysler this weekend. Over three million dollars in inventory will be available. The dealership has set low prices* in an attempt to clear the lot. Over 150 new and used vehicles are on the lot, and Sherry Chrysler is attempting to sell them all.

In order to accomplish their task, the dealership has lined up extra staff to handle the anticipated abundance of people. They have also arranged for more financing experts in order to get as many people as possible approved and into one of their automobiles or RVs. The experts are also available to assist with financing, so people can get low rates and lower payments.

There will be an enormous selection of vehicles on hand. At approximately 8 a.m. Saturday,June 22nd, The Big Sale Begins! Channel 7 will be broadcasting live from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and during that time we will knock down prices on approximately 28 vehicles then at 10:30 a.m., The Sale Continues! We will then begin knocking down prices on the remainder of Paul Sherry’s 3 million dollar inventory. Whoever is sitting behind the wheel of the vehicle when the price is knocked down will be given the first opportunity to purchase the vehicle at that price.


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Who Owns Whom?

Best Hitters vs. One Opponent* 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. Athlon Sports 30.

• Even though Washington’s Gio Gonzalez gave up a run at Cleveland last Friday night in the Nationals’ 2-1 loss, he didn’t figure in the decision, which leaves him undefeated vs. the Tribe for his career. In seven starts now, he’s 5-0 with a 0.81 ERA. • Like many outstanding pitchers before Shelby Miller of St. Louis — Steve Carlton and Tom Glavine come to mind — if hitters are going to get to him, they better erupt early. The young righthander’s ERA is a robust 5.54 in the first inning, then drops to a miniscule 1.58 afterwards. Opponents are batting .357 in the first frame, then just .175 later.

Adam Dunn, Chicago Very little has gone right for Dunn this season, and the White Sox have struggled of late. But last week, the Big Donkey socked four home runs and drove home eight. He began the week with a four-hit game, and by hitting .389 he raised his season average from .165 to .183.

Corey Kluber, Cleveland The Indians are struggling to stay around .500 and Kluber played a huge role last week. He allowed just one run over eight innings in a win at Texas, then shut down Washington over eight frames in a 2-0 win over the Nats. In 16 innings, he gave up 13 hits, three walks and only one run.

Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Without running buddy Troy Tulowitzki for the next month or so, it may be difficult for CarGo to maintain his strong season. Last week, he batted .476 with a 1.617 OPS, three home runs, eight RBIs and six runs. His six extrabase hits led the senior circuit.

Yovani Gallardo, Milwaukee After giving up multiple runs in each of his last nine starts, Gallardo found some magic last week. In road starts at Miami and Cincinnati, the righthander didn’t allow a run over 14 innings. He gave up seven hits, walked three and struck out nine.

Albert Almora, Chicago Cubs Last summer, the Cubs made Almora the sixth overall pick in the draft, and the center fielder hasn’t disappointed. While he hasn’t developed any power to this point, Almora progressed through a couple of levels last season and is batting .402 at Kane County.

June 15, 1964 The Chicago Cubs trade Jack Spring, Paul Toth and Lou Brock to St. Louis for Doug Clemens, Ernie Broglio and Bobby Shantz. Pitchers Broglio and Shantz combined to go 7-20 for the Cubs, while Clemens hit .238 in 182 games. Spring logged three innings for the Cardinals and Brock accumulated 2,713 hits and 888 stolen bases for St. Louis. June 24, 1979 Rickey Henderson makes his debut for the Oakland A’s, batting leadoff and playing left field. He goes 2-for-4 with a double and steals a base. Matt Keough pitches a complete game in the A’s loss, dropping his record to 0–9. In the second game of the doubleheader, Henderson is 0-for-4.

Carlos Gonzalez

Lost first road series since first of season — at Miami. Rays at home, Tigers on the road this week. Oakland is smoking hot since middle of May (22-7). B.J. actually outproduced brother Justin last week. Four-game set with Pittsburgh before a trip west. In June, when Bucs score five or more: 5-0, give up five: 0-6. Took three of four from Red Sox over the weekend. Won 11 of last 15 vs. AL Central. Scored a scant 24 runs in last nine games. Offense produced just eight runs during recent six-game skid. Swept at San Diego, now four teams within two games in West. Led the majors with 16 homers last week. Can potent offense continue without Troy Tulowitzki? Five different pitchers have shared last seven saves. June: Lost 2, won 2, lost 2, won 2, lost 2, won 2, lost 2. Anthony Rendon hitting .444 in June; rest of team .216. Asdrubal Cabrera, Carlos Santana combined .500 vs. K.C. Given up more than three runs just once in June (11-4). Enjoyed four-game sweep at Texas. Opponents hit .305 last week as Phils dropped five of seven. With bases empty, Joe Mauer batting .340; rest of team, .228. Desperately seeking starting pitching from Nos. 3, 4 and 5. Team ERA leader? Jerome Williams. Enough said. Yasiel Puig has .500 OBP in first 13 games. June ERA about a run and half better than May. Nos. 4, 5 and 6 hitters are combined .211 this season. Cubs pitchers holding opponents to a .210 average on the road. 0-for-3 in save opportunities this month. Monthly ERAs: April, 5.55, May 5.06, June 2.91. Calmly took two of three from best team in majors.




Andrew McCutchen Yadier Molina Marco Scutaro Miguel Cabrera David Ortiz Andre Ethier Logan Morrison Michael Morse Derek Jeter Freddie Freeman Ian Desmond Lance Berkman Ryan Braun Adrian Gonzalez Buster Posey Miguel Cabrera

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Best Pitchers vs. One Opponent** Player



James Shields Mark Buehrle Cliff Lee Jered Weaver Jeremy Hellickson Hisashi Iwakuma Kris Medlen Travis Wood Joe Saunders Clayton Kershaw R.A. Dickey Jeff Karstens Homer Bailey James Shields Jordan Zimmermann Justin Verlander

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Best 25-and-under Team

If you were trying to win a championship this season, would you rather have youthful talent? Or seasoned experience? Consider a roster of players age 25 and younger vs. a roster of veterans age 35 and older. Here’s my 25man roster of players who were age 25 or younger on Opening Day (March 31). Next week, I’ll showcase the veterans. This lineup and roster are based not only on the ability to win in 2013, but also in the foreseeable future. CATCHER Sal Perez, Kansas City The Kansas City backstop should be in the conversation about the best catcher in the American League regardless of age. Defensively and offensively, he is quickly developing into a building block for the Royals. Buster Posey turned 26 on March 27, just prior to the start of the season. FIRST BASE Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona The Diamondbacks’ first baseman joins Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki of Colorado as the only three players in the NL with a .300 average, 15 homers and 50 RBIs. SECOND BASE Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Kipnis turned 26 on April 3, just four days after our self-imposed cutoff. He is tied with Carlos Santana for the most runs on the Indians and second behind his teammate in total bases. THIRD BASE Manny Machado, Baltimore Still just 20 years old, Machado is quickly becoming a perennial MVP candidate. He leads the AL in hits and doubles. SHORTSTOP Didi Gregorius, Arizona This is an extremely deep position. Last season Starlin Castro and Elvis Andrus were our picks, but both are surpassed by the future of this rising star in Arizona.

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Baltimore’s Manny Machado is quickly becoming one of the top stars in the game — of any age.

LEFT FIELD Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers I know it’s a small sample, but over his first 50 plate appearances, Puig has reached base 25 times. And his game is still developing. CENTER FIELD Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels The exciting outfielder took the majors by storm last season and hasn’t slowed down this summer. He will be a star for several years to come. RIGHT FIELD Bryce Harper, Washington If Trout or Machado don’t beat Harper to the punch, he may become the first $300 million player. A knee injury has slowed him this season, but it’s a minor derailment. STARTING PITCHERS Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers The Dodgers’ lefty is on his way to another Cy Young-type season with a 0.969 WHIP and 1.84 ERA. Matt Harvey, New York Mets Harvey is 5-1 and has a 2.68 ERA in his eight no-decisions. He is a candidate to start the All-Star Game for the NL.

Shelby Miller, St. Louis The righthander carried a 1.91 ERA through his first 12 starts this season. He has 91 Ks and has allowed just 79 hits and walks. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Perhaps the most highly acclaimed of the starters, he joins Kershaw as one of two repeat members in the rotation from last year’s 25-and-under squad. Mike Minor, Atlanta The first-place Braves are 11-3 when Minor takes the mound. The lefty’s 0.971 WHIP is fifth in the NL. BULLPEN LONG RELIEF Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox The lanky lefty has a 0.902 WHIP this season, but I think the difference is that Sale may not have the staying power of the five at the front. SETUP Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati As difficult as it is to believe, Chapman is still just 25. He’s not as dominating as he was last season, but there are many strong seasons to come for the Cuban Missile.

Trevor Rosenthal, St. Louis The St. Louis setup man blew his first two save opportunities this season, but has reeled off 16 holds and a win since. Addison Reed, Chicago White Sox Just three AL closers have more saves, and they play for winning teams with regular save opportunities. CLOSER Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta The Braves’ closer is a repeat at this position and doesn’t turn 26 until next May. BENCH Wilin Rosario, Colorado He brings a power bat, but not much defensively. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Freeman is handy with the glove, has 20 multi-hit games this season and has been held hitless just 14 times. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs His numbers don’t necessarily reflect it now, but Rizzo has a bright future. Jean Segura, Milwaukee The Milwaukee shortstop is second only to Tulowitzki in the NL. Elvis Andrus, Texas Defensively, Andrus has few peers. Giancarlo Stanton, Miami With power to spare, Stanton’s production is hampered by his team’s inept lineup. Nolan Arenado, Colorado The third sacker has terrific range and wields a handy bat. PAINFUL TO OMIT Eric Hosmer, Kansas City; Jose Altuve, Houston; Jedd Gyorko, San Diego; Kyle Seager, Seattle; Jose Iglesias, Boston; Jurickson Profar, Texas; Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs; Domonic Brown, Philadelphia; Justin Upton, Atlanta; Matt Moore, Tampa Bay; Patrick Corbin, Arizona; Lance Lynn, St. Louis; Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco; Jose Fernandez, Miami; Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh; Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh

Since the beginning of 2011, there are six players who have 80 or more home runs. Miguel Cabrera leads the way with 92. Can you name the other five? (Hint: Albert Pujols is not one of them.)

Record for the Texas Rangers without their second baseman and leadoff hitter Ian Kinsler in the lineup. Kinsler made his last start on May 16, before returning over the weekend. The Rangers were 27-14 prior to his injury. Opponents batting average off of Texas closer Joe Nathan. That is the lowest batting average against for any current closer. Dustin Pedroia’s batting average with an 0-2 count over the past two seasons. It is the highest among all players with as many as 50 plate appearances down 0-2. Opponents batting average off of the Reds’ Johnny Cueto with the bases loaded over the past three seasons. Batters are 0-for-29 with three walks. Opponents batting average leading off an inning vs. Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers. That is the best mark of any pitcher with as many as 50 innings this season.

TRIVIA ANSWER: Jose Bautista, 85; Curtis Granderson, 85; Ryan Braun, 83; Adrian Beltre, 82; Prince Fielder, 80.

• Three players of note — Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers, Gerrit Cole of Pittsburgh and Seattle’s Mike Zunino — have made their major league debuts in June. And a fourth, Wil Myers, was called up by Tampa Bay to begin this week. Clubs are now participating in the annual ritual of playing chicken with one another over service time for their prized prospects. About this time every year, clubs begin calling up players in hopes that they have waited long enough to avoid their young stars earning enough service time and thus qualifying as “Super 2” players. All players with three years of service time qualify for arbitration (and thus earn significant raises). The wrinkle is that the top 22 percent of players (ranked by service time) with less than three years also qualify for arbitration, and subsequently will enter free agency a year earlier as well. So, keeping prospects in the minors until midseason improves a team’s chances to keep a player under contractual control for an extra season. In the case of Puig, the Dodgers have him signed through 2018, presumably his last season before he would qualify for free agency, so his clock is less significant. But if Cole, Zunino and Myers aren’t in the top 22 percent of service time, the clubs will essentially have a “free” year of service this season. And with salaries jumping to the $3-4 million range once players are arbitration eligible, the savings are significant.

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New York Mets record in June, worst in the majors. Texas Rangers record in June, worst in the AL.

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