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TROYâ€” Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine met with local law enforcement Tuesday in an effort to raise awareness of the epidemic that is killing two Ohio people a day â€” heroin.
â€œEvery (county) has a heroin problem,â€? DeWine said to law enforcement officials in a round table discussion held at Kâ€™s Hamburgers Tuesday morning. â€œIf you donâ€™t, Iâ€™d be shocked.â€? DeWine met with law enforcement officials, including the Piqua Police Department,
Troy Police Department, Miami County Sheriff Charles Cox and Chief Deputy Dave Duchak in a round table discussion with county officials from Montgomery, Clark and surrounding areas. DeWine said the Ohio Attorney Generalâ€™s office surveyed county coroners around
the state about drug abuse and approximately 75 percent of the state responded. Those findings said in Ohio, two people a day in the state die due to heroin use. â€œWe are losing two people a day from just heroin,â€? See HEROIN | 3
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78 jobs to be lost
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Cenveo Inc., 829 S. Vandemark Road, will close its commercial printing plant in January, eliminating 78 jobs. The company, based in Stamford, Conn., filed a required notice about the closing with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services on Friday. According to the notice, â€œAll manufacturing and productions operations will cease Jan. 14, 2014. All employees affected by the plant closing are expected to be permanently laid off and their employment terminated on Jan. 14, 2014.â€?
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Options. Thatâ€™s what the Sidney City Schools Board of Education is exploring before deciding on how to replace the expiring 9.9 mill property tax. â€œIâ€™d like you to give consideration on what direction to go,â€? said Superintendent John Scheu during Monday nightâ€™s board meeting. â€œMike (Watkins, treasurer) and I have talked
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â€œThe closure of this facility will be permanent, and the entire manufacturing plant will be closed,â€? the company said in its notice. An employee who answered the phone at the Sidney plant Tuesday referred inquiries about the closing to Cenveoâ€™s corporate office. An official at the corporate office did not respond to a message left by the Sidney Daily News. On its website, Cenveo describes itself as a $2 billion company that See CENVEO | 6
BOE seeks options
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â€˜Communities in denialâ€™
Tears filled the eyes of the man accused of murder as he waited â€” and waited â€” alone at the defense table in Shelby County Common Pleas Court for the arraignment that didnâ€™t happen. Michael J. Wood, 40, of Sidney, entered the courtroom just before 11 a.m., when his arraignment for the murder of his neighbor was scheduled to begin. He slumped into a seat at the defense table while avoiding the eyes of the dozen or so people who gathered to watch. The minutes ticked away as the attorneys on both sides conferred with Judge James F. Stevenson in his chambers. Eventually, as the wait continued, Wood turned and furtively sought out the faces
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Public Defender Jonathan Richard, left, talks with his client Michael J. Wood during Woodâ€™s arraignment Monday. Wood has been accused of killing a neighbor. Woodâ€™s arraignment was continued to Friday.
of the loved ones there to support him. A few whispers were exchanged, but
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since the levy failed Nov. 5. One option, said Scheu, is to put a property tax on the ballot in May. A resolution of necessity must be approved by Dec. 16 to begin the process of having a levy on the May ballot. â€œA newsletter is being sent out to every district resident,â€? said Scheu. â€œIt will have a survey with three choices for them to choose.â€? See OPTIONS | 6
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City record TUESDAY -12:03 a.m.: unruly juvenile. A woman reported her 16-year-old daughter did not return home. MONDAY -3:17 p.m.: theft and criminal trespass. Police arrested Jay Holliday, 33, 821 Arrowhead Drive, Apt. G, on charges of theft and criminal trespass, and Joseph Wischmeyer, 34, same address, on charges of theft, criminal trespass and possession of criminal tools. They allegedly stole electrical wire, valued at $100, from 440 Fair Road. -12:13 p.m.: criminal damaging. Betsy Maynard, 640 Parkwood St., reported a vehicle passenger door was dented.
Loss was set at $1,000. -12:07 p.m.: criminal damaging. A rear door was damaged in an attempt to enter the residence of Nicole Fahnestock, 218 Grove St. SUNDAY -9:12 p.m.: warrant service. Bradley Lewis, 24, 3291 W. State Route 29, was arrested on a warrant out of Logan County. -6:58 p.m.: OVI. Joseph Martin, 38, 140 Northwood St., Apt. 121, was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence. -5:14 p.m.: assault. Austin Smith, of Sidney, reported he was assaulted at 2365 Collins Drive, Apt. G. -1:01 p.m.: theft. Kimberly N. Williamson, of Anna, reported her phone was removed from a locker at 105 E. Russell Road. -8:08 a.m.: criminal dam-
aging. Kevin L. Block, 501 N. West Ave., reported a broken window valued at $300. SATURDAY -5 p.m.: theft. Jeremy Stephens, 605 S. Highland Ave., reported someone stole his son’s bicycle and he found it at a Grove Street address. -12:05 p.m.: theft. Doyle Stiver, 104 S. Wilkinson Ave., reported the theft of a work saw and toolbox, valued around $220. -11:57 a.m.: criminal damaging. Renee D. Hartinger, 827 Arrowhead Drive, G, reported damage to a windshield. -11:25 a.m.: theft. Police arrested a 12-year-old boy after he allegedly stole several items of clothing, valued at $100, from Renee Hartinger, 827 Arrowhead Drive, Apt. G. -8:46 a.m.: domestic
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violence. Scotty Dewayne Branscum, 27, no address listed, was arrested for domestic violence and criminal damaging. -1:17 a.m.: contempt. Yolanda K. Bidwell, 26, no address listed, was arrested on a warrant. FRIDAY -10:04 p.m.: domestic violence. Steve A. Jones, 33, 227 Dayton Ave., was arrested for domestic violence. -6:46 p.m.: criminal mischief. A juvenile was arrested for damaging a vehicle at 627 St. Marys Ave. -2:06 p.m.: contempt. Ronnie Scholl, 34, no address listed, was arrested on a Municipal Court warrant and grand jury indictment. -1:29 p.m.: possession of drugs (heroin). Donny Cole, 36, no address listed, was arrested for possession of heroin and possession of criminal tools. -1:15 p.m.: theft. Brenda S. Schmiesing, 1305 Shroyer Place, reported the theft of $224 cash.
NOV. 5 -2:14 p.m.: theft. Shoes, valued at $100, were stolen from the residence of Cheryl Wiley, 1199 Abbott Circle.
Benjamin Montgomery, 16, 2379 Millcreek Road, was cited with failure to yield the right of way after an accident Monday at 6:39 p.m. Montgomery was westbound in the 2300 block of Millcreek Road and turned at the driveway of his residence. His auto collided with an eastbound car driven by Dillon Hounshell, 20, 1088 S. Kuther Road. • Cited with a traffic control device violation after an accident Sunday at 2:05 p.m. was Alyce J. Kaster, 73, of Chesterfield, Mo. Kaster was eastbound on Court Street and slowed for a flashing red traffic light at West Avenue, but did not stop. Her auto hit a car that was northbound on West and was already in the intersec-
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tion. The driver of the other auto was Michael A. Akers, 20, 539 S. Ohio Ave. • Nancy Smith, 76, 11776 State Route 66, Minster, was cited for a turning at intersection violation when she struck the vehicle driven by Charity Schutte, 35, 1213 Hilltop Ave., Apt. A, while attempting to turn from the wrong lane on North Ohio Avenue Saturday at 12:46 p.m. Damage to both vehicles was minor. • Gregory Carey, 43, 1145 Hamilton Court, was cited for driving under the influence and assured clear distance ahead when he rearended the vehicle driven by Krista Schulze, 21, 5126 State Route 705, Fort Loramie, on Russell Road Thursday at 6:20 p.m. A sobriety test found his blood alcohol content to be 0.283, according to the police report. Damage to the Schulze vehicle was minor. • Dock H. Foy Jr., 24, 1215 Evergreen Drive, was cited for failure to yield after attempting to turn left out of the McDonald’s parking lot on Michigan Street. and striking the vehicle driven by Morgan A. Cotner, 20, 1087 Sherman Road, Russia, Thursday at 3:25 p.m. Damage to the Foy vehicle was minor, while damage to the Cotner vehicle was moderate.
TUESDAY -7:19 a.m.: auto accident. Medics were called to South County Road 25A. -4:46 a.m.: medical. Medics were called to the 700 block of Stratford Drive. MONDAY -9:05 p.m.: injury. Medics were called to 1529 Michigan St. on a report that a pedestrian had been struck. -8:06 p.m.: car in ditch. Medics were called to the 95 mile marker of Interstate 75, but the call was canceled en route. -3:02 p.m.: auto accident. Medics were called to the intersection of Russell Road and Wapakoneta Avenue. There were no injuries. -2:07 p.m.: medical. Medics were called to the 2300 block of Wapakoneta Avenue. -11:05 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 500 block of Carey Street. -10:11 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 300 block of East Lyndhurst Street. -8:04 a.m.: false alarm. Crews were dispatched to a false alarm at 1959 Michigan St. -4:42 a.m.: invalid assist. Medics responded to the 2200 block of Wells Drive for invalid assistance. SUNDAY -8:33 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1200 West Russell Road. -8:14 p.m.: false alarm. Crews responded to 1130 Colonial Drive for a possible gas leak and CO alarm activated. It was a false alarm due to a faulty detector. -7:35 p.m.: fire. Crews responded to a fire at 427 N. Miami Ave. The fire was contained in a clothes dryer. Damage was estimated at $250. -7 p.m.: false alarm. Crews received a false fire alarm from 1630 Ferguson Court because of a power outage from the storm. -6:09 p.m.: false alarm. Crews received a false fire alarm from 1152 St. Marys Ave. because of a power outage from the storm. -5:57 p.m.: CO alarm. Crews responded to the 500 block of Culvert Street for a carbon monoxide alarm. No problem was found. -5:47 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1300 block of Park Street. -5:35 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 900 block of Buckeye Avenue. -3:51 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of Fulton Street. -3:48 p.m.: false alarm. Crews responded to a fire alarm at 1675 Campbell Road. It was a false alarm. -1:49 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 700 block of Brooklyn Avenue. -12:40 p.m.: false alarms. Crews received a fire alarm from 1959 Michigan St. It was a false alarm. -12:20 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1100 block of Morris Avenue.
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Barhorst PIQUA — Alice M. Barhorst, age 88, of Piqua, passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Heartland of Piqua. Memorial funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Fletcher. A gathering of friends and family will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday beginning at 10 a.m.
Broering VERSAILLES — Alice H. Broering, age 62, of Versailles, passed away at 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at her residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Friday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles.
Corrections In an article in the Sidney Daily News Nov. 16, the cost of tickets for a fundraiser at Edison Community College was incorrect. Tickets for the Dec. 5 event are $125 per person, $1,000 for a patron table of eight. Incorrect information concerning Christmas in the Village in Anna was provided to the Sidney Daily News and published Friday. The photo shoot will be sponsored by the Anna District Historical Society. Refreshments by St. Jacob’s Church will be provided at the fomer daycare facility on Main Street. The Relay for Life team’s craft workshop will be at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church.
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NEW BREMEN — Barbara L. Nedderman, age 74, of New Bremen, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at 12:41 p.m. at the St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Celina. Calling hours will be on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, in New Bremen, and one hour prior to the services at the church on Thursday.
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FORT LORAMIE — Thomas J. Siegel, age 74, of Greenback Road in Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes at his residence early Tuesday morning, Nov. 19, 2013. He was born May 2, 1939, in Newport, to Fra n k and Irena (Sommer) Siegel. On Feb. 16, 1963, at S acred Heart Catholic Church in McCartyville, Thomas married Norma (Muhlenkamp) Siegel who survives. Also surviving are four children, Diane and Daniel Magoto, of Russia, Donna and Michael Voisard, of Mesquite, Texas, Paul and Mary Leah Siegel, of Jasper, Ind., Peggy and Michael Puthoff, of Fort Loramie; 12 grandchildren, John, Eric, Ryan and Lee Magoto, Amanda and Aaron Voisard, Bryce and Drake Siegel, Joseph, Jason, Joshua and Jackson Puthoff; t h re e s i b l i n gs , Geraldine Permenter, of Troy, Carol Streib, of Versailles, Judith Holtvogt, of Fort Loramie; sisters and brothers-inlaw, Barbara Siegel, of Piqua, Richard Fisher, of Sidney, Romona Rose, of Fort Loramie, Rebecca and Jim Rethman, of Fort Loramie, Rose Muhlenkamp of Tipp City, Jim and Linda Muhlenkamp, of Sidney, Mary Jane and Jim Osborn, of Columbus, Jerry and Mary Muhlenkamp, of Minster, Lucy and Mark Skinner, of Waldorf, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both parents; five sib-
lings, Clarence and Hilda Siegel, Arthur Siegel, Mary Fisher, Viola and Melvin Bergman, Barbara and Ralph Braun; and brothers-in-law, John Permenter, Jim Streib and John Holtvogt. Stationed primarily in Covington, T h o m a s served four years in the U.S. National Guards. He retired in 2001 from the Stolle Corp. in Sidney where he had been a die setter and was employed 38 years. Thomas was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and had been a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Church for many years when the Siegel family lived in Newport. He was also a member of the Fort Loramie American Legion, Walk-Up Country Club, New p o r t Sportsmen Club and the Minster Fraternal Order of Eagles. In recent years Tom had become an avid Reds fan. He also enjoyed playing cards and visiting with friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care or charity of donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at www. gehretfuneralhome. com.
the prosecution for the purpose of making a correction to a specification on the charges filed. Assistant Ohio Public Defender Kirk A. McVay objected to the continuance. The arraignment is rescheduled for
Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Common Pleas Court, and Wood was ordered held without bail until that time. Wood was indicted Thursday on one count of aggravated murder and one count of kid-
napping, both firstdegree felonies, with a kidnapping specification, for the Oct. 13 shooting death of 78-year- old James Cole. The prosecution has stated that Cole was shot four times in the head.
of DeGraff; and one sister, Helen Mohr, of DeGraff. There are also many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A homemaker and 1936 graduate of DeGraff High School, she was a member of Gretna Brethren Church, the church Gleaners W.M.S., and the Eveready Club. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Rexer-RigginMadden Funeral Home, DeGraff, with Pastor Larry Brown officiating. Burial is in the Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Susan G. Koman for the Cure. Condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/madden.
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RUSSIA — Dale Simon, age 82, formerly of Russia passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Versailles Health Care Center. He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Russia, to the late Jesse J. and Marie K. (Pleiman) Simon. He is survived by his sister, Karen and Gerald Tumbush, of The Villages, Fla.; sister-in-law, Joan Simon, of Celina; brother-in-law, Paul Vagedes, of Arkansas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Cecil Simon, sisters Jean and Valerian Francis and Cecelia Vagedes. He was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Versailles Eagles, Covington American Legion and a ham radio operator. He retired as a cable technician from
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B E L L E F O N TA I N E — Eva Pearl Brenner, 95, died peacefully at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at her home at Campbell House in Bellefontaine. She was born on April 21, 1918, in rural Bellefontaine, a daughter of the late Joseph Ephriam and Thelma R. Young Jackson. On Oct. 23, 1937, she married Orval Christopher Brenner in De Graff and he died Nov. 4, 2000. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Paul, William and John L. Jackson, and two sisters, Emma Cloninger and Kathryn Danner. Survivors include three sons, Phillip (Ellen) Brenner, of Port Jefferson, Floyd (Ruby) Brenner and Wayne (Charlene) Brenner, both of Bellefontaine; three daughters, Mary Jane (William) Zirkle, of Arkansas, Janet Bell, of Huntsville, and Phyllis Brenner, of Bellefontaine; two brothers, Charles A. “Sonny” (Charlotte) Jackson, of Bellefontaine, and Howard “Bud” (Jeanen) Jackson,
WAPAKONETA — David J. Schmerge, 48, of Wapakoneta, died 8:49 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, at the funeral home where an Eagles memorial service will be 7 p.m.
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with his head hung low, choking back the tears. After more than hour had passed, the attorneys reappeared in the courtroom, soon followed by the judge, who granted a continuance of the arraignment at the request of
Heroin From page 1 said. “And the trend is going up.” DeWine said communities are in denial about the rise in heroin use, which used to be an “urban drug,” but recently has been found in rural and suburban neighborhoods. “Every suburb has heroin. Every rural area has heroin,” DeWine said. “Communities are, quite frankly, in denial. It’s everywhere now. We have a problem.” DeWine said he is working to up to eight more Bureau of Criminal Investigation officers to concentrate on cracking down on the drug sales and distribution in the coming months. DeWine said help to inform communities also will be available in the near future to start citizen groups and educate the public of the epidemic. In other news, DeWine touted the DNA technology at the lab in Columbus
has greatly improved in the area of DNA and rape kits. DeWine said one out of three rape kits have updated findings and are going back over kits as old as 20 years for new evidence. “The technology is that much better,” DeWine said. Also, DeWine said the attorney general’s office would like to see more law enforcement officials update their mental health training in dealing with public incidents regarding mentally ill victims or defendants. “I encourage everyone to get more officer training,” DeWine said, citing examples of officer safety in regards to incidents. DeWine said a short online course and a 40-hour session is available through the AG office. Miami County Sheriff’s Office’s Chief Deputy Dave Duchak said the attorney general’s office assists the county through the
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine talks to law enforcement officials at K’s restaurant in Troy on Tuesday morning. In the background, from left is Miami County Sheriff Charles Cox and Piqua police chief Bruce Jameson. In the foreground, from left, is Troy police chief Charles Phelps and West Milton police chief Gary Kimpel. To the left of DeWine is Wayne T. Glass Jr. of Botkins in Shelby County.
Bureau of Criminal Investigation with narcotic investigations and other specialized investigations throughout the year. Duchak said the attorney general’s office also uses the BCI’s crime lab for DNA analysis as well. Duchak said most of the concern in the local law enforcement lies in Columbus with Governor John Kasich
and state legislation. “That’s where the rubber meets the road,” Duchak said. “Every agency, city included, numbers are down and with House Bill 86 looking at restructuring sentences to lower penalties, it’s going to put a lot more stress on local law enforcement — especially at the county level with the jails.”
Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Legion to collect funds for vets
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Chatting at the Compassionate Care of Shelby County Champagne Luncheon and Fashion Show recently are, l-r, WHIO-TV news anchor John Paul, of Kettering, the new executive director of Compassionate Care, Traci Milanese, and WHIO-TV news anchor Cheryl McHenry, of Dayton. The event was at the Piqua Country Club and raised more than $10,000.
Members of Sidney American Legion Post 217 have joined with hundreds of other American Legion Posts in Ohio to help make this Christmas memorable for hospitalized veterans. They are doing it by collecting funds for the annual American Legion of Ohio “Gifts for Yanks” program. Members of Post 217 will be collecting funds one day only this year on Saturday. Donation kettles will be located at the retail entrance of Walmart and Sidney Food Town. This is the 66th year the Ohio American Legion is pooling funds from posts for gifts and activities benefitting
veterans in Ohio’s state hospitals, VA medical centers, outpatient clinics and the Ohio Veteran’s Homes at Sandusky and Georgetown. The program’s name is the same as the one initiated by comedian Eddie Cantor during World War II. “This effort is not limited to members of the Legion”, said Commander Tom Clay. “We welcome contributions from individuals and business establishments to help finance the state-wide program costing nearly $400,000. Checks may be made payable to Gifts for Yanks and sent to the local chairman, Rick Lunsford, at Sidney American Legion
– Post 217, P.O. Box 297, Sidney, OH 45365.” In addition to distributing individual gifts to veteran patients, the Ohio American Legion is also contributing to each of the five gift shops at the VA hospitals, where patients may select gifts to send to their families, and nearly $20,000 for purchase of canteen books for VA patients. The program funds also will provide televisions, radios and other electronic equipment for the VA hospitals and the Ohio Veterans’ Homes and more than $100,000 on other-than-Christmas activities for VA and state hospital patients, as well as year round recreation opportunities.
Women more at risk of COPD
CINCINNATI — Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths attributed to COPD in the nation. The American Lung Association’s “Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women,” examines the nation’s third leading cause of death and its increased prevalence among women in the United States. More than seven million women in the United States currently have COPD, and millions more have symptoms but have yet to be diagnosed. The number of deaths among women from COPD has more than quadrupled since 1980, and since 2000 the disease has claimed the lives of more
women than men in this country each year. “What we now know is that more women than men in this country are dying from COPD, and nearly half of women currently living with COPD don’t even know they have it,” said MeiLan Han, M.D., medical director, Women’s Respiratory Health Program at the University of Michigan Health System, and national spokesperson for the American Lung Association’s “Taking Her Breath Away” report. “Leadership in public health and health care at the national, state and local levels must urgently confront this deep-rooted and deadly disease head on.” COPD is a progressive lung disease with no known cure that slowly robs its sufferers of the ability to draw
life-sustaining breath. Only heart disease and cancer kill more Americans than COPD does. Smoking is the primary cause of COPD, but there are other important causes such as air pollution. The report identifies an interplay of risk-factor exposures, biological susceptibility and sociocultural factors contributing to COPD’s disproportionate burden on women. Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was rare among women in the early 20th century, but started increasing in earnest in the late 1960s after the tobacco industry began aggressively targeting its deadly products specifically to women. While nationwide antitobacco campaigns and policy changes have successfully decreased smoking rates for both women and men in the recent past, the tobacco industry’s success in addicting women smokers long ago is still resulting in new cases of COPD and other tobacco-related illness in those women as they have aged. Other key findings include: • Since COPD has historically been thought of as a “man’s disease,” women are underdiagnosed and undertreated for COPD. • Women are more vulnerable than men to lung damage from cigarette smoke and other pollutants. • Women with COPD have more frequent disease flare-ups-a sudden worsening of COPD symptoms that is often caused by a cold or other lung infection. • Effective treatment of COPD is complicated, and women don’t always get the kind of care that meets their needs. The American Lung Association calls on government agencies, the research and funding community, insurers and health systems, employers, clinicians, women and their families to take steps to address this deadly disease. These steps are detailed in the full report, and include strengthening the public health response to COPD; increasing investment in gender-specific COPD research; expanding efforts to protect everyone from harmful exposures that cause COPD such as cigarette smoke and outdoor air pollution; and implementing health care systems changes to improve the timeliness and quality of COPD care. “It’s time for the millions of women like me who are living with COPD to break their silence and speak out about the toll that COPD is taking on our lives,” said Grace Anne Dorney Koppel, patient and national spokesperson for COPD awareness. “We need to lead the charge for access to adequate disease management services and social support that will empower us to treat the disease as early as possible and improve the quality of our lives.” This report is part of the Lung Association’s Disparities in Lung Health Series. To download a copy of the report, visit: www. lung.org/copdinwomen. To sign up to become a lung health advocate, visit www.midlandlung.org.
Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Lock One to present ‘Humbug!’
Dorothy Weiskittel, of Sidney, recently went “deer hunting” at the Pavilion Rehab and Skilled Care. Residents enjoyed an afternoon of information and entertainment on the subject before taking aim at the deer targets.
Anna Middle School Kauffman, Olivia Pulfer, Shana Roe, Andrew Scully, Taylor Spence, Evan Argabright, McKenzie Bertsch, Devan O’Connell. 3.49-3.00: Rana Edwards, Madison Boerger, Kelsey Hess, Breah Kuck, Isaac Rindler, Alicia Brunswick, Jacob Fogt, Natalie Moeller, Elaina Crosson, Courtney Hoehne, Kelsie McKinney, Tayler Robbins, Brayden Farley, Dawson VanHorn, Jennifer Blackburn, Christian Klinker, Isaiah Pleiman, Kierstyn Williamson, Sierra Benavente, Brayden Collier, Evan Deiters, Charles Furgeson, Brady Hanes, Olivia Place, Lucas Poeppelman, Jacob Reaman. Eighth grade: 4.00: Emily Aufderhaar, Carly Becker, Allison Bertke, Kirsten Brunswick, Ethan Burd, Logan Cathcart, Allison Cisco, Rebekah Emerson, Abigail Gaydosh, Jane Homans, Ashley Landis, Sarah Layman, Travis Meyer, Nicholas Nowlin, Mackenzie Scully, Rachel Shoemaker, Kadyn Smith, Zachary White, Alexa Wuebker. 3.99-3.5: Derek Coverstone, Stephanie Esser, Bailey Luthman, Savanna Manger, Linda Perkins, Zane Briggs, Emma Freytag, Jessica Haywood, Macey Huelskamp, Alex Bertke, Caleb Kauffman, Dallas Poeppelman, Samantha Schulze, Alex Rose, Ashley Heitkamp, Gracen Rogers, Paige Wiktorowski, Emily Albers, Wyatt Bensman, Riley Osborn, Hallie Bates, Lexi Belcher, Donald Goguen, Trevor Grieves, Mackenzie Herbert, Nicole Stoll. 3.49-3.0: Kacey Pulfer, Andrew Meyer, Taylor Muter, Macey Richard, Kara Steinke, Seth Stiefel, Evan Bensman, Paige Harvey, Carley King, Benjamin Wical, Andrew Balling, Luke Berning, Isaac Cain, Nickolas Ferguson, Zoey Griffith, Noah Rioch, Matthew Skorupski, Aidan Endsley, Antonio Hornung, Ryan Ciriegio, Austin Barhorst, Dylan Berner, Keith Berning, Dominic Bolin, Austin Fogt, Noah Iler, Elijah Kuck, Maria Payne, Erica Schulze, Tyler Shiflett, Devyn Sutherland, Nicholas Tomanelli. e ot m ers Re tart S $
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NEW BREMEN — Charles Dickens’s timeless seasonal favorite, “A Christmas Carol,” comes to life in “Humbug!” the new one-actor musical which will be presented at James F. Dicke Auditorium in New Bremen High School on Dec. 8, 2013, at 4 p.m. as part of the Lock One Community Arts 2013-14 Season. “Humbug!” features an original score by Sheldon Harnick (“Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Apple Tree”) and Michel Legrand (“Yentl,” “Summer of ’42”). Alan Safier, who has won accolades and standing ovations all across the country for his portrayal of George Burns in the solo performance play “Say Goodnight Gracie,” transforms himself into Dickens’s
memorable characters: Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come, Jacob Marley, Old Fezziwig, Mrs. Cratchit, Belle, Fanny — 27 characters in all. “Humbug!”features 12 original songs by Harnick and Legrand, high production values, evocative lighting, and video projections that bring the audience into Dickens’s classic tale of redemption and eternal hope. The popular Christmas story is told with a tunefulness that highlights its humor and heartwarming sentiment. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $12 for students. They are available at 567-356-2048 and the Western Ohio True Value in Minster.
Wedding King, Koltak unite in marriage Jennifer King, of Botkins, and Joshua Koltak, of Sidney, were united in marriage Sept. 7, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. in the St. John Church in Fryburg. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Pam King, of Botkins. Her grandparents are Marie and the late Clarence King and Robert and Viola Fogt. The bridegroom is the son of Ron Koltak and Diane Reichwein, of Upper Arlington, and Jeannie Myers, of Hilliard. His grandparents are Wilma and the late Jerry Fuller and the late Joseph and Anna Mae Koltak. The Revs. James O’Connor and Oscar Seger performed the ceremony. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white, Maggie Sottero, fitted, A-line, strapless bridal gown with
a sweetheart neckline and a bead-encrusted, empire waist. Embellished lace flowed from the sweetheart neckline to the gathered tulle skirt. She carried a bouquet of cabbage roses, white roses, white hydrangeas and hawthorn berries. Julie Roberts and Jamie O’Shea served as their sister’s matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Michelle King, Whitney King, Carley King, Joelle Koltak, Ciara O’Shea, Maggie Koltak, Emma Roberts and Teagan O’Shea. Cora Koltak was the miniature bride. The attendants wore Allure gowns in coral and carried bouquets of coral-colored roses, white hydrangeas and hawthorn berries. Joe Koltak served as his brother’s best man.
Riverside sets senior dinner
Barhorst Denise Heuing and Anthony Barhorst, of Sidney, have announced the birth of a son, Noah David Barhorst, born Sept. 17, 2013, at 9:38 p.m. in the CopelandEmerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sister, Olivia
Anne Barhorst, 1. His maternal grandparents are Julie and Dave Heuing, of Russia. His paternal grandparents are John and Anne Barhorst, of Fort Loramie. His great-grandparents are Katheleen Heuing, of Russia, and Stan and Rita Wuebker, of Minster. His mother is originally from Russia.
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turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, sweet potatoes, dinner roll and pumpkin pie. Entertainment will be provided by the quartet, Unto Him, featuring sixthgrade teacher Tim Walls and retired teacher Bill Halter.
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ANNA — Anna Middle School has listed the following students on its honor roll for the first nine week period: Sixth grade: 4.0: Bailey Althauser, Michaela Ambos, Emily Bertke, Bart Bixler, Chase Hillenbrand, Brianna Holtzapple, Taylor Kauffmann, Autumn Lampert, Madeline McEldowney, Elizabeth Michael, Maura Rose, Grant Spanger. Maggie Stiefel, Macy Wiktorowski. 3.993.50: Samuel Harshbarger, Bryce Havenar, Mackenzie Littlefield, Lindsay McEldowney, Riley Thobe, Sophia Aufderhaar, Lauren Barhorst, Caleb Baughman, Jared Egbert, Caleb Gaier, Derek Wolters, Austin Wuebker, Riley Huelskamp, Taylor Noll, Connor Bensman, Kayla Helman, Ian Bollheimer, Wil Luthman, Lillian Toller, Stephanie Tomanelli, Adriana Ashford, Morgan Meyer. 3.49-3.00: Nolan Emerson, Samantha Gratz, Melaney Heinrichs, Alyza Hoelscher, Bryce Meyer, Elizabeth Rickert, Gage Wannemacher, Brandi Weber, Ryan Bruns, Zachary Cost, Adrienne Endsley, Samantha Martin, Dylan Steinke-Ellinger, Eric Peterson, Blake Barhorst, Evan Poeppelman, Kiris Fox, Emily Anthony, Anthony Billing, Lauren Elliott, Justin Esser, Jackson Howell, Ashley Kleiber, Cameron Klopfenstein, Kelsey Line, Cole Maurer, Tyler McClay, Justin Murray, Chloe Richardson, Chloe Sharp, Breonna Tribbett, Gabriel Wildermuth. Seventh grade: 4.0: Claire Bensman, Griffin Doseck, Nathan Edelmann, Carter Elliott, Emma Meyer, Jacob Osborne, Ben Schmitmeyer, Alexia Wells, Sierra Williams, Tyler Zimpfer. 3.99-3.50: Ashleigh Jurosic, Jake Kovacs, Rachel Tufts, Lindsey Barhorst, Abigail Counts, Colton Nanik, Georgia Platfoot, Jarred Seigle, Elizabeth Witer, Isaac Dodds, Heidi McRill, Cameron Bowersock, Joshua Madden, Hannah Shoemaker, Lauren Stephens, Geran Wagle, Brooke Haynes, Taylor
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2013. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey. On this date: In 1620, Peregrine White was born aboard the Mayflower in Massachusetts Bay; he was the first child born of English parents in present-day New England. In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. In 1910, revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I. Madero. In 1925, Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Mass. In 1929, the radio program “The Rise of the Goldbergs” debuted on the NBC Blue Network. In 1945, 22 out of 24 indicted Nazi officials went on trial (one in absentia) before an international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany. In 1959, the United Nations issued its Declaration of the Rights of the Child. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy held a news conference in which he announced the end of the naval quarantine of Cuba imposed during the missile crisis, and the signing of an executive order prohibiting discrimination in federal housing facilities. In 1967, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Clock at the Commerce Department ticked past 200 million. In 1969, the Nixon administration announced a halt to residential use of the pesticide DDT as part of a total phaseout. A group of American Indian activists began a 19-month occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain’s General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before his 83rd birthday. In 1982, in one of college football’s oddest finales, the University of California used five laterals to score a disputed winning touchdown on the last play of a game against Stanford, 25-20. In 1992, fire seriously damaged Windsor Castle, the favorite weekend home of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. In 2000, Lawyers for Al Gore and George W. Bush battled before the Florida Supreme Court over whether the presidential election recount should be allowed to continue. Ten years ago: Michael Jackson was booked on suspicion of child molestation in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Jackson was later acquitted at trial.) Record producer Phil Spector was charged with murder in the shooting death of an actress, Lana Clarkson, at his home in Alhambra, Calif., in February 2003. (Spector’s first trial ended with a hung jury in 2007; he was convicted of second-degree murder in 2009 and sentenced to 19 years to life in prison.) Suicide bombers blew up trucks in Istanbul, Turkey, at the British consulate and at a Londonbased bank, killing 32 people. Tens of thousands of demonstrators in London burned an effigy of President Bush to show their anger over the Iraq war. In Miami, trade ministers from across the Americas gave final approval to a framework for the world’s largest free trade bloc as police clashed with hundreds of demonstrators.
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Kangaroo leads officers on chase MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Officers in West Texas who answered calls about a kangaroo hopping along a road helped capture the pet and return the animal to its owner. Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter says deputies thought dispatchers were crazy when calls came in Tuesday night from people who said they saw a kangaroo. Patrol car video shows some of the chase along a rural highway near Midland. Deputies helped corner the 4-foot-tall kangaroo as the owner offered a treat to the animal, then grabbed the pet. Painter said Wednesday that Midland County has an exotic animals ordinance and owners must notify the sheriff’s office. Authorities are checking to see if a pet kangaroo falls under that category.
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Gettysburg Address honored Mark Scolforo Associated Press
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In solemnity, thousands gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered. The inspirational and famously short Gettysburg Address was praised for reinvigorating national ideals of freedom, liberty and justice amid a Civil War that had torn the country into pieces. “President Lincoln sought to heal a nation’s wounds by defining what a nation should be,” said Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, calling Lincoln’s words superb, his faith deep and his genius profound. “Lincoln wrote his words on paper, but he also inscribed them in our hearts.”
Echoing Lincoln, keynote speaker and Civil War historian James McPherson said the president took the dais in November 1863 at a time when it looked like the nation “might indeed perish from the earth.” “The Battle of Gettysburg became the hinge of fate on which turned the destiny of that nation and its new birth of freedom,” McPherson said. In the July 1863 battle, considered the turning point of the war, Union forces fought back a Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania. Lincoln’s speech was delivered more than four months later, at the dedication of a national cemetery to bury the battle’s casualties. In the short oration, he spoke of how democracy itself rested upon “the proposition that all men are created equal,” a profound and politically risky statement for the time. Slavery and
The Day, Sean D. Elliot | Ap
Abraham Lincoln re-enactor Howard Wright, left, is greeted by Norwich Free Academy Director of Student Affairs John Iovino on Chelsea Parade in Norwich, Conn., for an event to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address Tuesday. Wright was introduced by Iovino and delivered prefacing remarks about Gettysburg and Lincoln’s words before reciting the actual speech.
the doctrine of states’ rights would not hold in the “more perfect union” of Lincoln’s vision. “In 272 words, he put together what everyone was
thinking, what everyone should know,” said park historian John Heiser. Because of varying transcriptions, scholars generally put the text at 268 to 272 words.
Beirut suicide bombings kill 23 Diaa Hadid and Zeina Karam Associated Press
BEIRUT (AP) — Suicide bombers struck the Iranian Embassy on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including a diplomat, and wounding more than 140 others in a “message of blood and death” to Tehran and Hezbollah — both supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The double bombing in a Shiite district of Beirut pulled Lebanon further into a conflict that has torn apart the deeply divided country, and came as Assad’s troops, aided
by Hezbollah militants, captured a key town near the Lebanese border from rebels. The bombing was one of the deadliest in a series of attacks targeting Hezbollah and Shiite strongholds in Lebanon in recent months. An al-Qaida-linked group said it carried out the attack as payback for Hezbollah’s backing of Assad forces against the mainly Sunni rebels as the Syrian civil war increasingly becomes a confrontation between regional powers. The Syrian army’s border offensive is part of a larger government push that started last
month and has seen forces loyal to Assad firmly seizing the momentum in the war, taking one rebel stronghold after another. The attacks raised fears in Lebanon that Islamic extremists, now on the defensive in Syria, would increasingly hit back in Lebanon. The country is suffering the effects of competing sectarian loyalties. “People fight outside (Lebanon), but send their messages through Lebanon. With bombs,” said a mechanic whose store windows were shattered by the blasts. The midmorning explosions hit the neighborhood of Janah,
Bilal Hussein | AP
Lebanese army investigators inspect at the scene where two explosions have struck near the Iranian Embassy killing nearly two dozen, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday. The blasts in south Beirut’s neighborhood of Janah also caused extensive damage on the nearby buildings and the Iranian mission. The area is a stronghold of the militant Hezbollah group, which is a main ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad in the civil war next door. It’s not clear if the blasts are related to Syria’s civil war.
a Hezbollah stronghold and home to several embassies and upscale apartments, leaving
bodies and pools of blood on the glassstrewn street amid burning cars.
Beagle’s nose predicts few polar bear cubs Dan Sewell Associated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) — A specially trained beagle’s smell test for polar bear pregnancies predicts there will be few new cubs for U.S. zoos this year — although a romantic trip to Pittsburgh apparently turned out well for a female bear in San Diego. Animal conservation scientists at the Cincinnati Zoo worked with a dog trainer in
Kansas to devise the test being tried out this year. Zoos around the country provided fecal samples that the 2-year-old dog named Elvis has been trained to sniff for proteins that scientists say are found only from pregnant polar bears. Erin Curry of the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife said that with nearly all samples from 14 zoos checked, the Elvis test indicates this year’s cub class will be
similar to last year’s, when only three cubs were born in U.S. zoos. “Probably about the same,” Curry said. “We’re still waiting on a few (results).” Confirming pregnancies in the massive bears has been difficult, and zoo officials say knowing would help them manage the threatened species. They can provide dens with extra bedding, step up video monitoring and line up staff and volunteers for around-theclock “cub watches.
Orlin Wagner, File | AP
In an Oct. 28 file photo, Elvis, a 2-year-old beagle, sniffs polar bear protein samples at Iron Heart Performance Dog Center in Shawnee, Kan. Confirming pregnancies of the massive bears, a threatened species, has been difficult, and zoo officials say knowing can help make sure they and the Mama bears are ready for birthing and raising cubs.
Options From page 1 The first choice, said Scheu, is to replace the expiring 9.9 mill emergency property tax with a 1.25 percent earned income tax. The second choice is to replace the expiring property tax with a renewal property tax. The third choice is no replacement and the district must absorb the $4.5 million it will lose with the expiring property tax. There will also be a space for comments and suggestions from the district’s residents. The newsletter will be sent to 13,100 people. “The levy defeat in August and November showed us the voters rejected the idea of a traditional 1 percent income tax,” said Scheu. “The earned income tax will place the burden of the tax on the people who are working. This shrinks the pool from where the money is collected from.” Scheu explained the board could place a renewal of the property tax on the May ballot. Currently, the district is collecting 10.2 mills in property taxes because the property values in the district have been reduced. The emergency levy, which expires
Dec. 31, had a set amount which has to be collected each year. If property values increase or decrease, the millage is adjusted accordingly. “We could reduce the 10.2 mills to 9.9 mills on a tax levy,” said Scheu. “That would mean there would be $100,000 less coming to the school district. “We also have the 0.8 mill permanent improvement levy which expired in 2008 that the board opted not to put on the ballot,” said Scheu. “That $250,000 comes out of the general fund every year to pay for permanent improvements for the district.” The district, said Scheu, will have three opportunities — May, August and November — to pass some type of levy in 2014. “We know we have challenges,” said Watkins. “There are limited avenues for school districts to raise revenue — property taxes and income taxes.” New legislation in the state, he said. has removed rollbacks and homestead exemptions from property owners. If “new” property tax levies are approved, then “taxpayers will pay the whole
thing — there are no rollbacks,” said Watkins. A renewal would include rollbacks and homestead exemptions. “Our choices are income tax or a renewal,” said Watkins. If an earned income tax is placed on the ballot, and approved, there would be a gap of when its collection will begin and when the last collection from the expiring property tax is received. Watkins said the district would be facing $3 million less next year before the income tax collection would start. He said the property tax and income tax could be combined into one issue on the ballot. “My fear is if it (ballot) has an income tax on it, it won’t be favorable to the voters,” said Watkins. We have to do something to replace the expiring property tax.” Scheu said that an earned income tax had been placed on the ballot years ago and it failed by a two to one vote. “I think the survey results will be interesting,” said Bill Ankney, board member. “We’ve had great stuff in the newspaper, but a lot of people I talk to say they don’t
get the paper.” Board member Kelly Rees said, “The district can’t absorb $3 million during the gap of collections.” Steve Smith, board member, questioned whether the 9.9 mill renewal and 0.8 mill permanent improvement levy could be combined into one levy. “The 0.8 would be a brand new levy so it couldn’t be combined,” said Watkins. “We would be in danger of having two separate issues on the ballot. There’s a chance that the voters would vote for the littler amount of tax.” And because the 0.8 mill levy would be a new levy, there would be no rollback or homestead exemption for the property owner. There are two steps to be taken to place a levy on the May ballot — approval of a resolution of necessity, which must be approved by Dec. 16, and a resolution to proceed, which must be approved during the board’s first meeting in 2014. “The board is going to have to make a decision on which way to go,” said Scheu.
2013 results, the company said it had net sales of $442.8 million, up 1.3 percent from the same period last year. Direct mail volumes were up by more than 15 percent yearto-date. The Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, under which Cenveo issued the plant-closing notice, provides protection to workers, their fami-
lies and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification 60 calendar days in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs. WARN Notices are provided by these employers to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Office of Workforce Development, Rapid Response Section. Originally called Direct
Graphics, the Sidney business began operating in 1987 after Amos Press Inc. sold its directmarketing division. Direct Grapics was purchased by Mail-Well Inc., a Colorado-based company, in 1999. Mail-Well later changed its name to Cenveo. According to a Sidney Daily News story in May 2004, Cenveo employed 140 to 160 people at its Sidney plant at that time.
Cenveo From page 1 a world leader in the management and distribution of print and related offerings. The company encompasses more than two dozen entities in more than 100 facilities across the United States, as well as manufacturing operations in Asia, South America and Central America. In a news release Cenveo issued Nov. 6 announcing its third-quarter
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Judge James F. Stevenson of the Shelby County Common Pleas Court presided over a large number of arraignments at the Shelby County Jail Tuesday morning, including many of those arrested during the recent drug sweep, a man involved in a standoff with police and a man accused of bank robbery. The following entered pleas Tuesday: • Kimberley Hicks, 24, 107 Franklin St., three counts permitting drug abuse, fifth-degree felony (F5), not guilty, released on own recognizance (OR). • Joseph Dale Lucas, 26, 710 Campbell Road, three counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, OR. • Kourtney Chantelle Truax, 22, 2698 Wapakoneta Ave., one count trafficking in drugs with specification, F5, not guilty, OR.
• Phillip Walter E. Lee, 29, 412 E. South St., five counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, $2,500 bond. • Heather Nicole Matthieu, 21, 823 E. Court St., one count trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • Alex James Moorman, 24, 201 Kossuth Ave., five counts trafficking in drugs with specification, F4, not guilty, $2,500. • Angela Lynnette Browning, 37, 322 Jefferson St., five counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, $2,500. • Moscoe Leverne Taylor, 27, 441 Jefferson St., six counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • April Marie Radcliff, 32, 612 N. Main Ave., Apt. A, six counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, OR. • Michael James Elliott, 39, 110 N. Wilkinson Ave., five counts traffick-
ing in drugs, F4 and F5, and two counts possession of drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • James Dana Powers Jr., 22, 2698 Wapakoneta Ave., four counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, $2,500. • Johnda Brittany Shoe, 26, 410 Summit St., three counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, OR. • Jason Micheal Hufford, 32, 1358 Logan Court, three counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, OR. • Kendra Elizabeth Ellis, 19, 742 Broadway Ave., one count trafficking in drugs with specification, F5, not guilty, OR. • Hollie JoAnn Kuch, 26, 17373 State Route 47 E., three counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, OR. • Anthony Maurice Houston, 47, 306 N. Miami Ave., Apt. A, three counts trafficking in
County record Sheriff’s log TUESDAY -7:20 a.m.: crash with injuries. Deputies responded to a crash with injuries at County Road 25A and Sulphur Heights Hill. MONDAY -5:21 p.m.: larceny. Batteries and car parts were reported stolen from 2165 Stillwater Road. -4:54 p.m.: property damage accident. A vehicle hit a tree at 2986 Lisa Drive. SUNDAY -11:10 p.m.: tree down. A tree was reported down at 2368 Kuther Road. -8:21 p.m.: high water. High water was reported covering the entire roadway in the 15000 block of Sidney Freyburg Road. -6:38 p.m.: tree down. A tree was reported down in the 12000 block of Wones Road.
Village log MONDAY -10:44 p.m.: vandalism. Jackson Center Police received a report of vandalism to the rail-
road gates on East Pike Street. -1:04 p.m.: gas leak. Jackson Center Fire and Police responded to a reported gas leak at 533 N. Main St. SUNDAY -8:02 p.m.: lines down. Botkins Police and Fire responded to a report of poles and wires down in the roadway in the 19000 block of Reineke Schipper Road. -6:31 p.m.: lines down. Port Jefferson Fire responded to a report of lines down across the 400 block of West Main Street. -4:30 p.m.: lines down. Port Jefferson Fire responded to a report of a pole and lines down at 3366 Sidney Freyburg Road.
TUESDAY -10:24 a.m.: medical. Anna Rescue responded to the 200 block of Roth Street for a medical call. -2:08 a.m.: medical. Perry Port Salem Rescue and Port Jefferson Fire responded to a medical call in the 16400 block of Fort Loramie
the financial aid process including specific information about filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). There will also be information available about the Barnes Trust, a college loan program available to students residing in Shelby County. Heather Barhorst, a financial aid specialist from the University of Dayton, will explain the FAFSA form and the process involved in applying for financial aid. She will be available following the formal presentation to answer specific questions. Priscilla Wilt, representing the Barnes Trust Student Loan Program, will also speak about the application process involved in applying for
drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. M.R. Taylor • Adam Scott Rust, 29, 823 E. Court St., four c o u n t s trafficking M.R. Taylor in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • Joseph Michael Teasley, 35, 324 Maple St., four counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • Gary Allen Daniels, 33, 410 Summit St., three counts permitting drug abuse, F5, not guilty, OR. • Ryan Michael Nagel, 27, 217 Lane St., four counts trafficking in drugs, F5, OR. • Roger Dale Gibson Jr., 22, 742 Broadway Ave., one count weapons under disability, F3, one count inducing a panic, F5, one count trafficking in drugs, F5,
not guilty, $10,000. • Larry Benjamin Elliston, 40, 325 Jefferson St., one count robbery, F2, four counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, $15,000. • Corey Joe Arbogast Jr., 21, 438 N. Miami Ave., one count felonious assault, F2, not guilty, $10,000 plus no contact order. • Jason Earl Kellem, 39, 333 Enterprise Ave., Apt. A, two counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • Michael Ray Taylor, 28, 327 Jefferson St., three counts trafficking
in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, $2,500. • Nicholas James Harris, 25, 380 Blackfoot Trail, Lockington, two counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, OR. • Ronnie Joe Scholl, 34, 9770 Pasco Montra Road, four counts trafficking in drugs, F5, not guilty, $2,500. • Neil Richard Cromes, 32, 517 Fair Road, one count robbery, F2, not guilty, $15,000. • Matthew David Shoe, 30, 107 Franklin Ave., five counts trafficking in drugs, F4 and F5, not guilty, $2,500.
Municipal court Swanders Road. MONDAY -8:15 a.m.: medical. Anna Rescue and Van Buren Township Fire responded to a medical call in the 14600 block of Ohio 29. -1:10 p.m.: medical. Houston Rescue responded to a call in the 3200 block of Redmond Road. SUNDAY -7:35 p.m.: medical. Fort Loramie Rescue responded to a call in the 2200 block of Ohio 47. Accident A Piqua woman was transported for non-incapacitating injuries following a crash Tuesday at 7:20 a.m. Leandra J. Blair, 44, of Piqua, was traveling north on County Road 25A, north of Sulphur Heights, when she swerved to miss a deer that entered the roadway. She put on her brakes and lost control of the vehicle, which went off the right side of the road hitting a culvert and rolled. She was transported to Wilson Hospital by Sidney medics. The vehicle was heavily damaged.
Financial Aid Night set tonight Lehman Catholic High School will hold its annual Financial Aid Night for parents of collegebound students tonight at 7. The event will be held in the Harriet Frantz Gymnasium at the school. The hour-long program is designed especially for parents of high school juniors and seniors who are applying for scholarships and financial aid, but anyone who is interested in finding out more about what is involved in making college more affordable is welcome to attend. Parents of younger students who may not have previous experience with the application process are also encouraged to attend. The event is not limited to Lehman parents. The presentation will include an overview of
loans from the Barnes Trust. In 1983, the will of Raeburn E. Barnes established a loan fund for qualified residents of Shelby County who wished to obtain additional schooling after graduation from high school. To date, the trust has helped more than 1,600 students throughout Shelby County meet the rising costs of higher education. Wilt will also be available to answer specific questions after the presentation. Parents having questions regarding Lehman Catholic’s Financial Aid Night are invited to contact Senior Guidance Counselor Barb Saluke. She can be reached via email at email@example.com or by calling 498-1161 or 937-7738747, ext. 143.
In Sidney Municipal Monday, Judge Duane Goettemoeller fined Robin A. Rouse, 24, 425 N. Miami Ave., $150 and $211 costs and sentenced Rouse to 10 days in jail for disorderly conduct, amended from theft. • Cody A. McNutt, 26, 16950 McCloskey School Road, theft, $150 and $113 costs, 10 days jail. • Joseph E. Martin, 38, 140 Northwood St., Apt. 121, driving under the influence, $375 and $103 costs, five days jail, six months license suspension, Shelby County Intervention Program; malfunctioning traffic signals, $25 and $10 costs. • Gregory Carey, 43, 1145 Hamilton Court, driving under the influence, $375 and $97.50 costs, eight days jail, six months license suspension, Shelby County Intervention Program; driving under the influence (breath), dismissed; assured clear distance, $25 and $10 costs. • Tamara M. Jones, 53, 613 Arrowhead Drive, driving under suspension, $250 and $113 costs, 90 days jail, 160 hours community service; expired
license plates, dismissed. • Gina A. Bailey, 43, 214 S. Pomeroy Ave., driving under suspension, $150 and $105 costs, 20 hours community service. • Tyler B. Krimm, 21, 132 Leisure Court, speeding, $150 and $111 costs. • Jason Barbee, 36, 222 Washington St., driving under suspension, $150 and $111 costs. • Timothy D. Baugh, 34, 3957 State Route 66B, Apt. 1, Houston, lighted lights required, $150 and $111 costs. • Rebecca J. Bryant, 30, 208 S. West Ave., $75 and $111 costs. • Taric T. Cox, 19, 323 Forest St., speeding, $70 and $105 costs. • Anthony R. Martin, 25, 712 Second Ave., right of way, $25 and $105 costs. • Henry Rodriguez, 25, 108 Brookside Drive, Unit A, Anna, right of way, $25 and $105 costs. • Danae L. Perkins, 33, 2444 Collins Drive, traffic control device, $25 and $105 costs. • Joshua D. Branscum, 30, 16920 Wenger, Botkins, seat belt, $30 and $86 costs.
• Lucas Collier, 26, 650 Campbell Road, confinement/restraint of dog, $25 and $105 costs. • Curtis Joyce, 36, 12980 Ailes Road, Anna, confinement/restraint of dog, $25 and $105 costs. • Lasitovy Shropshire, 26, 921 N. Miami Ave., unnecessary noises, $30 and $120 costs. • Tiffany Johnson, 25, 1520 Spruce Ave., Apt. 7, unnecessary noises, $30 and $120 costs. • Barbara Bertsch, 25, 851 N. West Ave., confinement/restraint of dog, $25 and $105 costs. • Walter J. Miller III, 22, 602 Jackson St., Jackson Center, starting and backing, $25 and $111 costs. • James T. Evans, 24, 531 Third Ave., expired license plates, $30; driving under suspension, $111 costs, dismissed. • Rebecca J. Hawkins, 43, 6707 Smith Road, Houston, right of way, $25 and $105 costs. • Robert D. Osborne, 34, 2345 Collins Drive, Apt. D, driving under suspension, dismissed. • Kevin Kinsella, 54, 603 Highland Ave., failure to reinstate license, dismissed.
Village connection Osgood • St. Nicholas Youth Ministries is sponsoring a Toy for Tots drive from Saturday through noon on Dec. 15. New or gently used toys will be accepted for infant through 16 years of age. There will be boxes in the front entrance for donations. • Thanksgiving Mass for St. Nicholas and St. Louis parishes will be on Nov. 28 at St. Louis 9 a.m. There will be collection for the Versailles food pantry.
Items needed are paper towels and toilet paper, pasta, canned meats, canned fruits and vegetables. • People who wish to donate a poinsettia to help decorate the church for Christmas should place in an envelope with their family’s or loved one’s name with a donation of $8 per flower. Envelopes may be placed in the collection or mailed to the pastoral center. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 17.
• The Osgood American Legion will have a New Year’s dance. Walt Schmitmeyer and the Moonliters will provide the music. Doors will open at 8 p.m. Music will be played from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. There will be ballroom, country and square dancing music. Admission $30 per couple. A sausage and kraut Luncheon is included. There will be cash bar. For tickets call 419-582-4551, 419-678-4538, 419-5822780 or 419-629-2496.
Board wants fund for future Shelby County Board of Elections members suggested asking the county commissioners set up an Election Fund at their most recent meeting. The fund was requested
to set aside money for future equipment replacement needs. Board member Fred Thompson distributed a memo regarding board member responsibilities in
avoiding the appearance of impropriety. The county engineer’s evaluation of the west parking lot wall’s deterioration was sent to the commissioners for their consideration.
Sports Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Meyer emphasizes better focus Jim Naveau
COLUMBUS – Warren Ball might have been as surprised as anyone at how many times Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer mentioned his name during his weekly press conference on Monday. Ball, a sophomore running back who has carried the ball only 13 times this season, was deployed seven times by Meyer on Tuesday to emphasize a point he made after Ohio State’s 60-35 win over Illinois last Saturday. In the aftermath of that win by No. 3 Ohio State (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten), Meyer said, “We have to make sure our focus is on getting better each week instead of all the national stuff,” he said. “I think I’m learning a lesson to just shut my mouth and quit worrying about this and that.” So, sticking with that policy, whenever Meyer was asked a question about Ohio State’s position and possibilities in the BCS standings, he talked only about improving the team and each time referred to coaching Ball to become a better player
on the Buckeyes’ kick coverage teams. After the fifth or sixth time, Meyer smiled and said, “Poor Warren.” Ohio State is third in this week’s BCS standings. Alabama leads the rankings at .9981, followed by Florida State at .9661, Ohio State at .8869 and Baylor at .8856. If Baylor beats Oklahoma State this weekend, it will probably jump over Ohio State into third place next week. Ohio State will be at home against Indiana (4-6, 2-4 Big Ten) at 3:30 p.m. Saturday as it continues its pursuit of the BCS leaders. The Buckeyes also will be going for a school-record 23rd win in a row. Maybe the biggest concern for Meyer in that game will be getting some of OSU’s injured players back on the field. He rattled off the names of nine scholarship players who have been lost for the season because of injuries, including starting safety Christian Bryant. The most immediate injury situation confronting OSU, though, is the health of players like linebackers Curtis Grant and Joshua Perry, defensive end Joey
Bosa and offensive tackle Jack Mewhort. Grant and Perry both missed the Illinois game. Grant is battling a sprained ankle and Perry slipped on a patch of ice and hit his head. Perry is “probable” and the chances of Grant returning are “50-50,” Meyer said. Bosa left last Saturday’s game with a neck strain. X-rays of his neck were negative and Meyer said he is “pretty confident’ Bosa will play Saturday. Mewhort missed several plays because of a hyperextended knee. He said the knee is “a little sore” but that he expects to be 100 percent by Saturday. “We’re beat up a little bit,” Meyer said. Getting the two linebackers healthy is one of the top needs for Ohio State. That position is so thin that OSU had to play a not-ready-for-primetime sophomore Camren Williams and a walk-on, Joe Burger, at linebacker against Illinois alongside Ryan Shazier. “We have to get those guys back, Josh Perry and Curtis Grant, we have to get them back. We have to, or we got a problem,” Meyer said.
Ohio State ranks first in the Big Ten in scoring at 49.4 points a game and Indiana is second at 39.1. A year ago, Indiana scored 22 points in the last 10 ½ minutes to make OSU work harder than expected in a 52-49 win. “This team can score points in bunches. We’ve got to control the clock,” Meyer said. Wisconsin was the team in control from start to finish against Indiana last week, though, when it won 51-3 and rolled up 554 yards rushing against the Hoosiers’ defense. NOTES: M I C H I GA N KICKOFF: Ohio State’s game at Michigan on Nov. 30 will kick off at noon and will be televised by ABC. ALTERNATE UNIFORMS: Ohio State Jeff Haynes | AP will wear “alternate” all- Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer watches his team during the white uniforms with the second half against Illinois. silver helmets it wore Defensive Player of the against Penn State and Illinois game. “I grade myself a ‘C’ last Week. It is the second Wisconsin earlier this seaweek. I was worried about time this season each of son. This is the fourth time too many other things,” those players has won the since 2009 Ohio State has he said. awards. PLAYERS OF THE worn a non-traditional uniHyde rushed for 246 WEEK: Carlos Hyde form against Michigan. yards and scored five TOUGH GRADER: was named the Big Ten touchdowns against Meyer said he gave him- Offensive Player of the Illinois. Shazier had 16 self a “C” for the way he Week and Ryan Shazier coached the week of the was selected Big Ten tackles and 1.5 sacks.
Bollinger signs with Toledo R i v e rs i d e H i g h out only once in over S chool and S idey 95 plate appearances. Post 217 American He led the Pirates to Legion catcher Dalton an 18-9 record and Bollinger announced a Northwest Central that he will continue Conference title. his baseball career “I felt comfortat the University of able with the coachToledo next year. ing staff and school B ollinger and his general,” s aid family, friends and in B ollinger, who was coaches donned the midnight blue and second-team All-Ohio gold of the Toledo as a sophomore. “I Ro c ke t s fo r t h e feel like I can be sucannouncement, which cessful there.” was conducted in the He also cited the Mark Duncan|AP library of Riverside stability of the proCleveland Browns CEO Joe Banner, right, speaks during a news conference with Cleveland school Monday eve gram, mentioning that Mayor Frank Jackson, left, at City Hall Tuesday. The Browns will finance $120 million for ning. Toledo coach Cody renovations at FirstEnergy Stadium and recoup $42 million from the city, according to the B ollinger earned agreement announced between the city and NFL football team. first-team All-Ohio Mee will be enterhonors last spring ing his 11th season by hitting .571, with at the helm. He led 44 hits, seven hom- the Rockets to a Mid- Dalton Bollinger, a senior at Riverside, ers and 46 runs bat- American Conference signed to play baseball at the University ted in while striking West title in 2012. of Toledo. CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns a destination city,” Jackson said. and the city of Cleveland reached a tentaLast week, Browns owner Jimmy tive agreement to fund a two-year, $120 Haslam and Banner announced details million makeover of FirstEnergy Stadium. for planned improvements to the 15-yearThe deal announced Tuesday by old stadium. But they did not indicate Mayor Frank Jackson and Browns CEO how they intended to pay for the project. Joe Banner calls for the team to finance In the first phase, the Browns plan to The Associated Press All-Southwest Tristan Stripling of Fort Loramie at the entire cost for the renovation while install giant scoreboards — three times District football team was announced kicker. recouping $42 million from the city. the size of current ones — and install The Browns will use a low-interest, LED video boards and a new audio sysNamed to the first team on defense Monday, and there were plenty of Shelby $62.5 million loan from the NFL and tem. were Garrett Eilerman of Fort Loramie County athletes on the squads. private funding. The second phase will increase seating In Division VI, Anna’s Christiaan on the line, Skylar Brown of Lehman at Also, the team will be paid $2 million in the lower bowl, improving sightlines Williams was named to the second team linebacker, and Logan McGee of Fort per year by the city over the next 15 for fans. Loramie as the punter. at running back. years, funds that are already obligated Also, two new escalators will be Named to the second team on offense Two players from Versailles were under the team’s lease. installed to improve pedestrian traffic were Brad Montgomery of Lehman and named to the first team, Damien Richard An additional $12 million will come flow. There are also plans to improve Zach Brandewie of Fort Loramie as lineat end on offense and Kyle Dieringer at from a capital repair fund, which was concession areas, upgrade club seats and men, Nick Rourke of Lehman at quarterlinebacker on defense. previously established per the lease. The suites and add more top-level entertainIn Division VII, first-team offensive back and Conner Cotterman of Riverside deal must be approved by Cleveland’s ment areas. City Council. The city owns the lakefront Jackson said he will seek to extend the selections were Craig Fullenkamp of at running back. stadium and surrounding property. county sin tax, which expires at the end of Lehman’s Greg Spearman was a secFort Loramie and Drew Westerheide of “Funding these renovations will protect 2015, to raise more funds. Lehman at ends, David Ahrns of Fort ond-team pick at defensive back. and enhance the investments we have The Browns are hoping to begin conThe complete D-VI and D-VII all disLoramie on the line, Delaunte Thornton made in the stadium over the years and struction on the first phase soon after the of Fort Loramie at running back and trict teams are in today’s Scoreboard. will strengthen Cleveland’s reputation as Dec. 15 home finale against Chicago.
Browns, city reach agreement
County players make all-district
Meet the Teams night Thursday at Lehman L eh m a n High School will hold its winter sports “Meet the Teams” night on Thursday. The event will be preceded by a pizza dinner hosted by Lehman cheerleaders. Dinner includes
Gilardi’s Pizza, salad and a drink for $5. Dinners will be served from 6:30 to 7:30, with the introduction of winter athletes beginning at 7:30. Both events are open to he public.
Sidney Boys Basketball League registration opens The Sidney Boys Basketball League, for boys in 4th, 5th and 6th grades, is organizing for the coming season. Any boys in those grades interested in playing must be registered by Nov. 29 to avoid a late fee. You can pick up
a registration form at any elementary school, at the middle school, or in the high school athletic office. The fee covers a clinic, instruction from the Sidney boys basketball coaching staff, and a T-shirt.
Golson wants back in at ND SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Suspended Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has submitted a request to be readmitted to Notre Dame. Coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday he expects to learn in mid-December if Golson will be allowed to return. If he is admitted, Golson would be eligible to practice with the Irish for a bowl game but wouldn’t be eligible to play. Golson, who led the Irish to the national title game
last year, was suspended by the school for the fall semester for using what he called “poor judgment on a test.” While the Irish wait to see if Golson returns, Kelly said the team is healthier, yet still banged up, after taking a rare week off from practice because of injuries. “We’re like everybody else in college football at this point of the year. We’ve got guys that are just fighting through it right now,” he said.
Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, November 20, 2013
400-pound running back a sight to behold WHITE SWAN, Wash. (AP) — A tiny Washington high school is home to perhaps the largest running back anywhere in the country — amateur or professional. At 400 pounds, Tony Picard racked up 576 yards rushing and seven touchdowns this year at White Swan High School. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that his coach put Picard at running back because he was so athletic for his size. Many NFL running backs weigh half as much as Picard. Current NFL rushing leader LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles weighs in at 208 pounds. Picard’s size also rivals some of the largest NFL linemen around. Picard hasn’t been the featured running back at White Swan, a school of less than 300 students. Smaller, quicker players have typically led the running game while Picard has been a reliable shortyardage back. This year, he averaged nearly 6 yards per carry. Video of Picard’s rum-
bling runs has drawn more than 2 million views on YouTube. The clips show the 17-year-old plowing through defenders while also showing swiftness on his feet. Picard hopes to go on to play college football. “You’ll see the other team just kind of looking at him when they’re shaking hands, like, ‘Oh my gosh, do I really have to tackle this guy?’” Picard’s coach, Andy Bush, told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Picard didn’t draw much outside attention in the last few years as he helped his team to the playoffs three seasons in a row. That began to change this year when a photograph of Picard showed the running back ready to trample a defender who looked about one-third his body weight. “It takes multiple guys to take me down, four or five,” Picard told “Good Morning America.” “I kind of take advantage of being this size.” Picard also plays varsity basketball.
In this Nov. 1 photo, White Swan, Wash. High School’s Tony Picard, center, is shown during a football gamethis season. At 400 pounds, Picard racked up 576 yards rushing and seven touchdowns this year.
Andy Sawyer | Yakima Herald-Republic, AP
SCOREBOARD CALENDAR High school High school sports This week FRIDAY Girls basketball Russia at Sidney Botkins at Riverside New Knoxville at Lima Bath Top-Off Versailles at Greenville Top-Off Lehman at Fort Loramie Covington at Houston Indian Lake at New Bremen Minster at Kalida SATURDAY Girls basketball Sidney at Lehman New Knoxville at Lima Bath Tip-Off Versailles at Greenville Tip-Off New Bremen at Anna Jackson Center at Minster Botkins at Parkay Fairlawn at Covington Bradford at Russia MONDAY Emmanuel Christian at Riverside TUESDAY Girls basketball Fort Loramie at New Knoxville Tipp City at Versailles Jackson Center at Houston Anna at Fairlawn Botkins at Russia
FOOTBALL High school playoffs High school playoffs Third Round Pairings Pairings are shows with seeds and regular-season records DIVISION I Regional Finals Games at 7 p.m. Saturday Region 1 1 Lakewood St. Edward (10-1) vs. 4 Austintown Fitch (12-0) at University of Akron 2 Mentor (11-1) vs. 11 Cle. St. Ignatius (8-4) at Parma Region 2 1 Hilliard Davidson (12-0) vs. 5 Wayne (11-1) at Upper Arlington 2 Cin. Moeller (11-1) vs. 6 Cin. Colerain (12-0) at Mason DIVISION II Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday Region 3 1 Cle. Glenville (11-1) vs. 6 Madison (10-2) at Mentor Region 4 1 Medina Highland (12-0) vs. 2 Avon (12-0) at Brunswick Region 5 1 New Albany (11-1) vs. 3 Zanesville (12-0) at Columbus DeSales Region 6 1 Loveland (12-0) vs. 2 Cin. Mount Healthy (11-1) at Lockland DIVISION III Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday Region 7 1 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (12-0) vs. 2 Hubbard (12-0) at Ravenna Region 8 1 Toledo Central Catholic (12-0) vs. 2 Clyde (11-1) at Bowling Green Region 9 1 The Plains Athens (12-0) vs. 2 Cols. Marion-Franklin (11-1) at Logan Region 10 1 Tipp City (12-0) vs. 7 Trotwood (9-2) at Piqua DIVISION IV Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday Region 11 5 Cle. Benedictine (9-3) vs. 3 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (8-4) at Solon Region 12 5 Bryan (12-0) vs. 2 Kenton (120) at Findlay Region 13 8 Steubenville (8-4) vs. 2 Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (10-2) at Dover Region 14 1 Archbishop Alter (11-1) vs. 2 Clinton-Massie (11-1) at Dayton Welcome Stadium DIVISION V Games at 7 p.m. Saturday Region 15 1 Akron Manchester (10-2) vs. 2 Columbiana Crestview (11-1) at Minerva Region 16 5 Coldwater (10-2) vs. 7 Huron (9-3) at Findlay Region 17 1 Cols. Bishop Hartley (11-1) vs. 3 Wheelersburg (11-1) at Nelsonvilled
Region 18 1 West Jefferson (11-1) vs. 3 Hamilton Badin (10-2) at Northmont DIVISION VI Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday Region 19 1 Kirtland (12-0) vs. 3 Mogadore (11-1) at Twinsburg Region 20 5 Haviland Wayne Trace (11-1) vs. 7 Ada (9-3) at Lima Stadium Region 21 4 Newark Catholic (11-1) vs. 2 Cols. Bishop Ready (11-1) at Gahanna Lincoln Stadium Region 22 4 Mechanicsburg (10-2) vs. 6 West Liberty-Salem (10-2) at Wapakoneta DIVISION VII Games at 7 p.m. Saturday Region 23 1 Berlin Center Western Reserve (12-0) vs. 2 Norwalk St. Paul (11-1) at Medina Region 24 8 Delphos St. John’s (8-4) vs. 6 Arlington (9-3) at Lima Stadium Region 25 1 Glouster Trimble (12-0) vs. 2 Shadyside (12-0) at Zanesville Region 26 1 Triad (12-0) vs. 3 Maria Stein Marion Local (12-0) at Piqua
All-SW District Southwest All-District high school football teams The Associated Press DIVISION VI First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Damien Richard, Versailles, 6-4, 195, sr.; Devin Mize, New Paris National Trail, 5-9, 155, sr. Linemen_Brandon Woodruff, Mechanicsburg, 6-4, 245, jr.; Kyle Crawford, West Liberty-Salem, 5-8, 190, sr.; Mantero Moreno-Cheek, Cin. Country Day, 6-4, 250, jr. Quarterbacks_Antonio Woods, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-1, 185, sr.; Garrett Griffin, New Paris National Trail, 6-4, 175, jr.; Austin Hutchins, Tri-County North, 6-3, 175, sr. Backs_Aeryton Erwin, Mechanicsburg, 5-8, 155, jr.; J.R. Menifee, Cin. Country Day, 59, 165, sr.; Mason Hall, Williamsburg, 6-0, 175, jr. Kicker_Michael Fellers, Miami East, 5-11, 169, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Michael Barwick, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-3, 300, jr.; Robbie Adams, Casstown Miami East, 5-11, 185, sr.; Jordan Wright, Williamsburg, 61, 223, sr. Linebackers_Tyler Lauchard, Mechanicsburg, 6-0, 195, sr.; Ben Burden, West LibertySalem, 6-0, 190, jr.; Mason Garber, Arcanum, 6-2, 195, sr.; Kyle Dieringer, Versailles, 5-11, 195, jr.; Franco Villella, Miami East, 5-7, 153, sr. Backs_Darryn Jordan, Cin. Country Day, 6-1, 195, soph.; Lane Edmisten, Williamsburg, 5-10, 175, sr.; C.J. Suggs, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-0, 165, jr. Punter_Brandon Purk, Mechanicsburg, 6-2, 180, sr. Offensive player of the year: Antonio Woods, Cin. Summit Country Day Defensive player of the year: Michael Barwick, Cin. Summit Country Day Coach of the year: Tim Dunn, Cin. Country Day Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Daniel Bruns, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-5, 185, sr.; Josh Lee, New Paris National Trail, 5-10, 165, sr.; Logan Watts, Dixie, 6-1, 160, sr. Linemen_Jim Gano, Mechanicsburg, 510, 170, sr.; Will Koustmer, Cin. Country Day, 6-0, 185, jr.; Davionne Laney, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-1, 210, soph.; Mason Roark, Mississinawa Valley, 6-1, 233, sr. Quarterback_Conner Hellyer, Miami East, 6-2, 168, jr. Backs_Brad Byers, Arcanum, 5-10, 195, sr.; Taylor Cordell, West Liberty-Salem, 61, 190, sr.; Christiaan Williams, Anna, 5-10, 230, jr. Kicker_Quinn Smith, Cin. Summit Country Day, 5-10, 165, sr. Linemen_Alex DEFENSE: Brewer, Miami East, 5-10, 157, sr.; Grant Marshall, Mechanicsburg, 510, 170, sr.; Jared Spurlock, Williamsburg, 6-1, 200, jr. Linebackers_James Cottingim, Twin Valley South, 6-0, 210, sr.; Gage Goodwin, Cin. Summit Country Day, 5-10, 195, sr.; Kurt Meisberger, Williamsburg, 5-9, 205, soph.; Jacob Newton, Hamilton New Miami, 5-9, 175, sr.; Brooks Taylor, Cin. Summit Country Day, 5-10, 175, jr. Backs_A.J. Kellum, Hamilton New
Miami, 5-7, 150, jr.; Luke Marsh, Mechanisburg, 6-0, 180, sr.; Spencer Clowery, Williamsburg, 55, 150, soph. Punter_Cole Bush, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-2, 175, jr. Area Honorable Mention — Nick Campbell, Versailles. DIVISION VII First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Doug Lowe, Triad, 6-4, 195, sr.; Craig Fullenkamp, Fort Loramie, 5-10, 150, sr.; Drew Westerheide, Lehman, 5-11, 160, sr. Linemen_Jordan Wolfe, Covington, 510, 275, sr.; Dalton Subler, Ansonia, 6-1, 245, jr.; David Ahrns, Fort Loramie, 6-0, 290, jr.; Jake McCreary, Triad, 6-4, 285, sr. Quarterback_Trent McIntyre, Triad, 6-0, 190, soph. Backs_A.J. Ouellette, Covington, 5-10, 195, sr.; Delaunte Thornton, Fort Loramie, 5-8, 197, sr.; Caleb Coe, Cedarville, 6-0, 195, jr. Kicker_Tristan Stripling, Fort Loramie, 5-10, 178, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Steven Feasel, Triad, 6-3, 200, sr.; Lamont Ragland, Day. Jefferson Twp., 6-1, 255, jr.; Josh Rogers, Cedarville, 60, 210, sr.; Diondre Scott, Cin. College Prep Academy, 6-0, 270, sr.; Garrett Eilerman, Fort Loramie, 5-11, 188, sr. Linebackers_Dalton Bordelon, Covington, 5-10, 180, sr.; Cody Leach, Fairfield Cin. Christian, 6-1, 185, sr.; Skylar Brown, Lehman, 5-11, 160, sr.; Anaiah Freeman, Riverview East Academy, 6-0, 205, jr. Backs_Aaron Abernathy, Cin. Gamble Montessori, 5-9, 180, sr.; Tre McIntyre, Triad, 6-1, 195, sr. Punter_Logan McGee, Fort Loramie, 6-0, 184, sr. Offensive player of the year: A.J. Ouellette, Covington Defensive player of the year: Steven Feasel, North Lewisburg Triad Coach of the year: Jason Christian Cedarville Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Jonnell Morgan, Cin. College Prep Academy, 58, 160, jr.; Jaquan Short, Cin. Lockland, 5-11, 155, sr. Linemen_Matt McMahan, Cedarville, 60, 260, sr.; Brad Montgomery, Lehman, 6-0, 220, sr.; Isaiah Haley, Fairfield Cin. Christian, 6-0, 170, sr.; Zach Brandewie, Fort Loramie, 6-1, 207, sr. Quarterbacks_Spencer Fox, Cin. Christian, 6-2, 160, jr.; Nick Rourke, Lehman, 5-11, 160, jr. Backs_Jordan Newman, Ansonia, 5-9, 155, jr.; Javontae Lipscomp, Cin. Gamble Montessori, 5-7, 160, sr.; Connor Cotterman, Riverside, 5-10, 170, soph. Kicker_Logan Katsetos, Cin. Christian, 5-10, 150, jr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Dustin Berger, Ansonia, 6-4, 185, sr.; Shelby Woodall, Day. Jefferson Twp., 6-3, 215, jr.; Joey Carroll, Fairfield Cin. Christian, 6-2, 165, jr. Linebackers_Jeff Gaddy, Day. Jefferson Twp., 6-0, 208, jr.; Justin Williams, Covington, 5-8, 202, sr.; Adam Cain, Cedarville, 5-10, 195, sr.; Chaz Adams, North Lewisburg Triad, 5-11, 195, jr. Backs_Patrick White, Riverview East Academy, 63, 185, sr.; Brandon Wysong, Bradford, 6-5, 180, sr.; Greg Spearman, Lehman, 6-0, 175, jr. Punter James South, Southeastern Local, 6-2, 190, sr. Area Honorable Mention — Troy Benanzer, Fort Loramie.
18. LSU . . . . . . . . 7-3 439 18 19. Arizona St. . . . 8-2 430 21 20. N. Illinois. . . . 10-0 426 20 21. Louisville . . . . 9-1 412 19 22. Oklahoma. . . . 8-2 318 22 23. Southern Cal . 8-3 187 NR 24. Mississippi . . . 7-3 119 NR 94 NR 25. Duke . . . . . . . . 8-2 Others receiving votes: Minnesota 77, Notre Dame 11, Texas 10, Georgia 5, Cincinnati 1, Nebraska 1. —— Harris Top 25 Record Pts Pv 1. Alabama (100) . 10-0 2,620 1 2. Florida St. (5) . 10-0 2,517 2 3. OHIO STATE 10-0 2,375 3 4. Baylor . . . . . . . . 9-0 2,343 4 5. Oregon . . . . . . . 9-1 2,102 6 6. Clemson . . . . . . 9-1 2,019 7 7. Auburn . . . . . . 10-1 1,967 9 8. Missouri . . . . . . 9-1 1,919 8 9. Oklahoma St. . . 9-1 1,660 11 10. Texas A&M. . . 8-2 1,626 10 11. Stanford . . . . . 8-2 1,584 5 12. Sou. Carolina . 8-2 1,459 12 13. Michigan St.. . 9-1 1,269 15 14. Fresno State. . 9-0 1,126 13 15. UCLA . . . . . . . 8-2 1,110 16 16. Louisville . . . . 9-1 1,010 14 17. LSU . . . . . . . . 7-3 880 17 18. Nor. Illinois . . 10-0 864 18 19. Wisconsin . . . . 8-2 794 21 20. Cen. Florida . . 8-1 793 19 21. Oklahoma. . . . 8-2 746 20 22. Arizona State . 8-2 570 22 23. USC . . . . . . . . 8-3 202 NR 24. Duke . . . . . . . . 8-2 187 NR 25. Minnesota . . . 8-2 183 NR Other teams receiving votes: Mississippi 110; Georgia 37; Cincinnati 14; Texas 14; Miami (FL) 8; Nebraska 6; East Carolina 3; Notre Dame 3; Michigan 2; Ball State 1; Louisiana-Lafayette 1; Texas Tech 1. —— USA Today Top 25 Poll Record Pts Pv 1. Alabama (56) . . 10-0 1,544 1 2. Florida State (6)10-0 1,487 2 3. OHIO STATE 10-0 1,404 3 4. Baylor . . . . . . . . 9-0 1,386 4 5. Oregon . . . . . . . 9-1 1,231 7 6. Clemson . . . . . . 9-1 1,217 6 7. Auburn . . . . . . 10-1 1,145 9 8. Missouri . . . . . . 9-1 1,129 8 9. Oklahoma St. . . 9-1 1,030 10 10. Texas A&M. . . 8-2 928 11 11. Sou. Carolina . 8-2 882 12 865 5 12. Stanford . . . . . 8-2 13. Michigan St.. . 9-1 729 16 14. UCLA . . . . . . . 8-2 700 15 15. Louisville . . . . 9-1 627 13 16. Fresno State. . 9-0 622 14 17. Wisconsin . . . . 8-2 511 20 18. Oklahoma. . . . 8-2 502 17 19. LSU . . . . . . . . 7-3 478 18 20. Cen. Florida . . 8-1 446 19 21. Nor. Illinois . . 10-0 418 21 22. Arizona State . 8-2 352 22 23. Minnesota . . . 8-2 173 25 24. Duke . . . . . . . . 8-2 131 NR 25. Southern Cal. . 8-3 115 NR Others receiving votes: Mississippi 35; Cincinnati 23; Michigan 14; Texas 7; Louisiana-Lafayette 6; Miami (Fla.) 5; Ball State 4; East Carolina 1; Georgia 1; Nebraska 1; Toledo 1.
Indianapolis . 7 3 0 .700 252 220 Tennessee . . . 4 6 0 .400 227 226 Houston. . . . . 2 8 0 .200 193 276 Jacksonville . 1 9 0 .100 129 318 North Cincinnati . . . 7 4 0 .636 275 206 Pittsburgh. . . 4 6 0 .400 216 245 Baltimore . . . 4 6 0 .400 208 212 Cleveland . . . 4 6 0 .400 192 238 West Denver. . . . . . 9 1 0 .900 398 255 Kansas City . 9 1 0 .900 232 138 Oakland . . . . 4 6 0 .400 194 246 San Diego . . . 4 6 0 .400 228 222 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia . 6 5 0 .545 276 260 Dallas . . . . . . 5 5 0 .500 274 258 N.Y. Giants . . 4 6 0 .400 192 256 Washington. . 3 7 0 .300 246 311 South New Orleans . 8 2 0 .800 288 183 Carolina . . . . 7 3 0 .700 238 135 Tampa Bay . . 2 8 0 .200 187 237 Atlanta . . . . . 2 8 0 .200 214 292 North Detroit. . . . . . 6 4 0 .600 265 253 Chicago . . . . . 6 4 0 .600 282 267 Green Bay . . . 5 5 0 .500 258 239 Minnesota . . . 2 8 0 .200 240 320 West Seattle . . . . . 10 1 0 .909 306 179 San Francisco 6 4 0 .600 247 178 Arizona . . . . . 6 4 0 .600 214 212 St. Louis . . . . 4 6 0 .400 224 234 Monday's Game Carolina 24, New England 20 Thursday, Nov. 21 New Orleans at Atlanta, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 Minnesota at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Miami, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 4:25 p.m. Denver at New England, 8:30 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Monday, Nov. 25 San Francisco at Washington, 8:40 p.m.
BASKETBALL Women’s top 25
The Women's Top Twenty Five The Associated Press The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. UConn (36) . . . . . 4-0 900 1 2. Duke . . . . . . . . . . 3-0 864 2 3. Tennessee . . . . . . 4-0 796 4 4. Louisville. . . . . . . 4-0 780 5 College Top 25 5. Notre Dame. . . . . 3-0 740 6 Ohio College football 6. Stanford. . . . . . . . 3-1 730 3 Schedule 7. Kentucky . . . . . . . 4-0 699 7 TONIGHT 8. Maryland. . . . . . . 2-1 630 8 N. Ill. at Toledo (MAC), 8 p.m. 9. Baylor . . . . . . . . . 2-0 616 9 Saturday 10. Oklahoma . . . . . 2-1 515 11 11. Nebraska . . . . . . 3-0 472 15 Indiana at Ohio St. (BT), TBA 12. North Carolina . 2-1 457 12 Cincinnati at Houston, TBA Bowling Green at E. Mich., 1 p.m. 13. Texas A&M . . . . 3-0 445 16 S. Dakota St. at Youngstown St. 14. Penn St. . . . . . . . 2-1 428 13 College top 25 15. LSU . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 331 14 (MVFC), 2 p.m. 16. Colorado . . . . . . 2-0 316 17 Friday, Nov. 29 AP Top 25, FBC Bowling Green at Buffalo 17. California . . . . . 2-2 298 10 18. Purdue . . . . . . . . 3-0 278 18 The Associated Press (MAC), 1:30. 19. South Carolina . 4-0 252 21 The Top 25 teams in The AssoMassachusetts at Ohio, TBA ciated Press college football poll, 20. Oklahoma St. . . 3-0 239 20 Miami (Ohio) at Ball St., TBA with first-place votes in parenthe21. Michigan St. . . . 2-1 214 19 Toledo at Akron (MAC), TBA ses, records through Nov. 16, total 22. Iowa St. . . . . . . . 2-0 171 22 Saturday, Nov. 30 points based on 25 points for a firstOhio St. at Michigan (BT), TBA 23. Georgia . . . . . . . 3-0 157 24 Thursday, Dec. 5 place vote through one point for a 24. Gonzaga. . . . . . . 2-1 104 25 Louisville at Cincinnati, 7:30 25th-place vote, and previous rank25. DePaul . . . . . . . . 2-0 76 — Friday, Dec. 6 ing: Others receiving votes: Iowa MAC Championship, Detroit, 8 38, Dayton 37, Georgia Tech 26, Record Pts Pv Marquette 24, George Washington 1. Alabama (55) . . 10-0 1,495 1 p.m. 16, Texas 15, Middle Tennessee 9, Saturday, Dec. 7 2. Florida St. (5) . 10-0 1,445 2 Big Ten championship, Indi- Vanderbilt 8, Ohio St. 6, Florida 3. Baylor . . . . . . . . 9-0 1,351 4 St. 4, UCLA 3, West Virginia 3, 4. OHIO STATE 10-0 1,343 3 anapolis, 8:17 p.m. James Madison 1, Rutgers 1, Saint 5. Oregon . . . . . . . 9-1 1,210 6 Mary's (Cal) 1. 6. Auburn . . . . . . 10-1 1,205 7 NFL standings 7. Clemson . . . . . . 9-1 1,115 8 9 National Football League 8. Missouri . . . . . . 9-1 1,067 Men’s top 25 9. Texas A&M. . . . 8-2 956 10 The Associated Press 10. Stanford . . . . . 8-2 899 5 The Top Twenty Five AMERICAN CONFERENCE 11. Oklahoma St. . 9-1 889 12 The Associated Press East 12. Sou. Carolina . 8-2 870 11 Record Pts Prv W L T Pct PF PA 13. Michigan St.. . 9-1 749 14 New England 7 3 0 .700 254 199 1. Michigan St. (51) 3-0 1,608 2 14. UCLA . . . . . . . 8-2 710 13 N.Y. Jets . . . . 5 5 0 .500 183 268 2. Kansas (7) . . . . . 2-0 1,523 5 15. Fresno St. . . . . 9-0 572 16 Miami . . . . . . 5 5 0 .500 213 225 3. Louisville (7) . . . 3-0 1,511 3 16. Wisconsin . . . . 8-2 559 17 Buffalo. . . . . . 4 7 0 .364 236 273 4. Kentucky . . . . . . 3-1 1,410 1 17. UCF . . . . . . . . 8-1 535 15 5. Arizona . . . . . . . . 3-0 1,339 6 South
6. Duke . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 1,320 4 7. Oklahoma St. . . . 3-0 1,198 8 8. OHIO STATE . . 3-0 1,172 10 9. Syracuse . . . . . . . 3-0 1,135 9 10. VCU . . . . . . . . . 3-0 928 14 11. Memphis . . . . . . 1-0 871 13 12. Wisconsin . . . . . 3-0 763 20 13. Gonzaga . . . . . . 3-0 710 15 14. Michigan . . . . . . 2-1 705 7 14. Wichita St. . . . . 4-0 705 16 16. Florida . . . . . . . 2-1 619 11 17. Oregon . . . . . . . 2-0 613 18 18. UConn . . . . . . . 4-0 600 19 19. New Mexico . . . 2-0 353 22 20. Baylor . . . . . . . . 3-0 342 23 21. Iowa St. . . . . . . . 3-0 296 — 22. UCLA . . . . . . . . 2-0 291 24 23. Creighton . . . . . 3-0 246 — 24. North Carolina . 2-1 213 12 25. Marquette . . . . . 2-1 144 17 Others receiving votes: Iowa 122, Indiana 109, Virginia 77, Harvard 72, Boise St. 28, Belmont 18, Arizona St. 13, Villanova 11, Xavier 10, Tennessee 9, Pittsburgh 7, Colorado 6, Missouri 5, Florida St. 4, Minnesota 4, Saint Louis 4, Cincinnati 3, BYU 2, Indiana St. 2, UMass 2, George Washington 1, Notre Dame 1. —— USA Today Top 25 Poll Record Pts Prv 1. Michigan State (22)3-0 789 2 2. Louisville (8) . . . . 3-0 761 3 3. Kansas (2) . . . . . . 2-0 735 6 4. Arizona . . . . . . . . 3-0 684 5 5. Kentucky . . . . . . . 3-1 658 1 6. Duke . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 630 4 7. Syracuse . . . . . . . 3-0 601 7 8. OHIO STATE . . 3-0 597 9 9. Oklahoma State . 3-0 541 12 10. VCU . . . . . . . . . . 3-0 443 14 11. Memphis . . . . . . 1-0 404 13 12. Gonzaga. . . . . . . 3-0 381 15 13. Michigan . . . . . . 2-1 362 8 14. Florida . . . . . . . . 2-1 359 10 15. Wisconsin . . . . . 3-0 332 19 16. Wichita State . . 4-0 330 16 17. Oregon . . . . . . . . 2-0 275 18 18. Connecticut . . . . 4-0 265 20 19. North Carolina . 2-1 208 11 20. New Mexico . . . . 2-0 180 21 21. Baylor . . . . . . . . 3-0 131 25 22. Indiana . . . . . . . 4-0 129 23 23. Creighton . . . . . 3-0 111 — 24. UCLA. . . . . . . . . 2-0 105 24 25. Iowa . . . . . . . . . . 4-0 74 — Others receiving votes: Marquette 71, Iowa State 49, Virginia 42, Boise State 21, Harvard 20, Pittsburgh 19, Georgetown 14, Notre Dame 13, Colorado 10, California 9, Tennessee 9, Massachusetts 8, St. Mary's 8, Belmont 5, Missouri 5, St. Louis 5, Arizona State 3, Villanova 2, BYU 1, Utah State 1.
NBA standings National Basketball Association The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia . . 5 7 .417 — Boston . . . . . . . 4 7 .364 ½ Toronto . . . . . . 4 7 .364 ½ New York. . . . . 3 6 .333 ½ Brooklyn . . . . . 3 7 .300 1 Southeast Division Miami . . . . . . . 7 3 .700 — Atlanta . . . . . . 6 4 .600 1 Charlotte . . . . . 5 6 .455 2½ Orlando . . . . . . 4 6 .400 3 Washington . . . 2 7 .222 4½ Central Division Indiana . . . . . . 9 1 .900 — Chicago . . . . . . 6 3 .667 2½ Cleveland . . . . 4 7 .364 5½ Detroit . . . . . . . 3 6 .333 5½ 7 .222 6½ Milwaukee. . . . 2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio . . 9 1 .900 — Dallas . . . . . . . 7 4 .636 2½ Houston. . . . . . 7 4 .636 2½ Memphis . . . . . 6 5 .545 3½ New Orleans . . 4 6 .400 5 Northwest Division Portland . . . . . 9 2 .818 — Oklahoma City 7 3 .700 1½ Minnesota . . . . 7 4 .636 2 Denver. . . . . . . 4 6 .400 4½ Utah . . . . . . . . 1 11 .083 8½ Pacific Division Golden State . . 8 3 .727 — L.A. Clippers . . 7 4 .636 1 Phoenix . . . . . . 5 4 .556 2 L.A. Lakers . . . 5 7 .417 3½ Sacramento . . . 2 7 .222 5
Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Out of the Past
Mostly sunny; southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
Partly cloudy; south winds 5 to 10 mph
Cloudy; 30% chance of rain showers
Showers likely; 70% chance of rain
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Partly cloudy; 30% chance of snow showers
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Rain returns Regional Almanac Temperature Monday high....................................48 Monday.......................................none Friday high.......................................49 Monday low.....................................33 Month to date..............................1.53 Friday low........................................36 Year to date.................................26.1 Saturday high..................................59 Precipitation Sunrise/Sunset Saturdaylow....................................47 Friday..........................................none Wednesday sunset..............5:16 p.m. Sunday high....................................64 Saturday......................................0.82 Thursday sunrise................7:30 a.m. Sunday low......................................42 Sunday........................................0.26 Thursday sunset..................5:15 a.m. Source: The Sidney Wastewater Treatment Plant, official weather reporting station for Shelby County, and the U.S. Naval Observatory. For current daytime conditions, low/high temperatures, go to AccuWeather.com.
Forecast highs for Wednesday, Nov. 20
A high pressure system will keep us dry through mid-week. Te m p e r a t u r e s will return to seasonal norms by today. Rain Brian Davis chances climb again for the end of the week.
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Snow In The Northern Rockies A cold front will move over the Plains, producing showers from the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Snow will be expected from the northern High Plains to the northern Rockies. Rain and mountain snow over Nevada, California and Oregon.
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FCCLA holds fundraiser, plans blood drive MINSTER — The Minster High School FCCLA has been busy since the beginning of the school year.
The group collected more than $1,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Association on Oct. 30. The group is holding
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a fundraiser to support the members in their competitive events coming up in March and April. The fundraiser is a food sale through Joe Corbi Fundraising. Foods offered are pizza, cheesecake, cinnamon rolls, cookie dough, pretzel kits, carrot cake and other items. Orders can be placed through a member or online. If you do not know a member and would like to order, can contact Peggy Kelly at Minster High School,
419-628-2324 or peggy. kelly@minsterschools. org. The organization will also hold a community blood drive being held on Dec. 9 from 8 a.m. to about 1 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. If the group is able to get 50 good units at this drive and the second drive planned for February, they will qualify for a $500 scholarship for one of its members through the American Red Cross.
100 years Nov. 20, 1913 A number of the friends of “Wallie” Timeus, proprietor of the Court Exchange Saloon on the south side of the square, who is to retire from business Saturday night, gave him a pleasant surprise in the Timeus building last evening and served him a big goose dinner. He was presented with a handsome gold headed umbrella a memento of the occasion. ––––– The Lang Brewing Co. of Piqua has made application for a wholesale liquor license in this city. They have rented a room in the Metcalf Building over A. and C. Streit’s store on the south side of the square and will establish a branch office in this city. 75 Years Nov. 20, 1938 Tony Gilardi is ready to let the British have Bunker Hill. Enroute home from his regular run through the western part of the county last night, Tony’s truck ran out of gas on the Bunker Hill Road. When he did not show up a search was started over his route by his brother, Joe, and local officers. He was found about 4 a.m. today near his truck, unharmed but nearly frozen from exposure. The gas supply became exhausted about 10 p.m. and efforts to arouse nearby neighbors failed. Motorists also passed him up, apparently fearful of harmful results. The sleet storm that started about midnight
and later the heavy snow added to his discomfort. ––––– As the annual membership roll call of the American Red Cross moved toward its final day on Wednesday, Frank Marshall, county chairman announced the appointment of a first aid highway committee. It will be composed of John Salem, chairman, Truman Pitts, Dr. E.P. Sparks and Arthur Marker. 50 Years Nov. 20, 1963 For the first time in the 43 years of the Sidney Kiwanis Club’s history, the members are organizing and sponsoring a new club. A report was read at the Wednesday noon luncheon meeting at the Hotel Wagner by Thurman Chiles, president of the Sidney club. ––––– Preliminary meetings with 30 men of the Indian Lake area have resulted in a date for the actual organization and election of officers next Tuesday night at the Arrowhead Restaurant on Indian Lake. Dr. John Beigel, Sidney optometrist, spoke to members of the Lions Club on diseases of the eye at a dinner meeting at the Hotel Wagner Wednesday night.
Chemistry Demonstration Show set The Fa i rl aw n Science Department will hold a Chemistry Demonstration Show in the Fairlawn Gymnasium on Nov. 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Chemistry Demo Show is free to all who attend and will showcase larger demonstrations that are not feasible in the classroom due to size and time.Explanations will accompany the demonstrations. The nonstop action will include: Rubins
tube, hydrogen balloons, Van deGraff generator, fun with liquid nitrogen, carbide cannon, dry ice, ammonia fountain, SF6 and helium, elephant toothpaste, propane shower, whoosh tube, genie in a bottle, fire tornado, pendulum, dragon’s breath and the ignition of sugar. There will be a chili dinner before the evening show beginning at 6:30 p.m. Donations to the Science Deptartment will be accepted.
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Wrestling with Family Obligations Dear Annie: When I marmarriage, but she didn’t lisried my husband, he was ten. She moved back home divorced with a college- aged three years before her father daughter. For some reason or died. Her mother died two other, she did not complete years later. her degree. After colMy 57-year-old stepdaughlege, “Connie” got a job and ter now lives in her mother’s her own apartment. She house. Connie is on dialysis became pregnant by a co- Annie’s and lives on her disability worker and had a son. Her Mailbox income. I cook, clean and take dad and I were very disapher to the doctor. I also help pointed. Later, Connie moved Kathy Mitchell with the bills. to another state and had two & Marcy Sugar The problem is, I am now more children with the same 70 and ready to retire and man, but no marriage. Her dad and return to my hometown to spend I supported her and paid her rent time with my immediate family. My whenever she needed it. He advised widowed sister has invited me to live her on the difficulties and disadvan- with her. How long am I obligated to tages of raising children without support Connie physically and finan-
cially? Should I remain here and put my life on hold? -- Had Enough Dear Had Enough: That’s up to you. You are the only parent Connie has, and you’ve stayed relatively close to her through the years. Some parents would sacrifice their personal happiness to care for a child, but others reach the point where they become resentful and feel taken advantage of. Can Connie manage without you? Could you look into available resources in her area for home health care, housekeeping and cooking, and perhaps contribute to the cost? Her children are adults now. It’s time they took over the responsibilities you’ve been handling. Talk to them.
Horoscope HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013: This year you tune in to your emotions more when making important choices. You will make excellent decisions as a result. You often pick up on others’ subconscious agendas. If you are single, by late summer 2014, you might meet someone who knocks your socks off. In fact, you could have several experiences with different people like this. Only commit when and if you are sure. If you are attached, your sense of harmony spills over to your sweetie, which adds to the intensity that binds you. CANCER is as emotional as you are, but he or she can be a lot harder to deal with. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-Soso; 1-Difficult ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH Touch base with your inner voice before launching into a situation involving real estate, security or family. Your responsibilities are changing rapidly, so adjust. You have very little choice anyway. A discussion could be helpful. Tonight: Homeward bound. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHH You need to touch base with several people in your immediate environment. Once you sit down with them, you will see the value in their feedback. Make an adjustment and use the best of others’ ideas. You will have a lot of support. Tonight: Hang out with friends. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHH Stay sensitive to your
finances and to what others need. A boss could take a stand that might not be based in reality. Make a point to reach out to a partner who has a lot of important feedback. Listen to what is being shared and apply it to a key situation. Tonight: Your treat. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHHH Stay centered, and know what you want. Reach out to someone at a distance who is smart and creative. Understand what needs to happen between you and a controlling associate. Know when to take a step back and let this person take the reins. Tonight: Think “weekend plans.” LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH You might be coming from a visceral level when dealing with a partner. Take time to acknowledge those you pass every day with perhaps a brief nod. Stop and say hello to someone who actually makes your life seem better. Start a conversation. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHHH You could be driven by various factors, but your friends will be the most important. A meeting could reveal much more about a situation than you expected. Rethink your approach to this matter. You’ll receive much more information if you stay open. Tonight: Be with friends. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHH Your good intentions come through for someone who is a part of your daily life. An important but changeable
situation that you are dealing with could be quite disconcerting. You might feel a lack of control. Avoid a power play at all costs. Tonight: Till the wee hours. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Reach out for more information as you explore a creative or special opportunity. You probably will change your tune once you get more facts. Avoid charging into a situation without first gathering as much information as possible. Tonight: Let your imagination lead the way. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHH You function at your peak when working with a trusted associate. You might find that your creativity surges when you feel comfortable. Your finances could be subject to change. Perhaps taking strong action will turn the tide in your favor. Tonight: Follow someone else’s lead. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH Others feel as though they can handle everything you can. You might want some free time for a personal matter or to complete another project. Go along with others’ ideas. You might find that you have more help than you thought possible. Tonight: Out among the crowds. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH You might be focused on completion. You have a lot on your plate. Many people like the way you do things. As a
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Sidney takes 6th title
Another successful year of academic competition recently ended in Shelby County with the announcement that Sidney High School has been named the 2013 Academia Champion. This is the sixth consecutive year that Sidney has won the competition and the 16th time they have served as champion since the inaugural season in 1975. Anna High School finished in second place with Lehman Catholic rounding out the top three. Sidney Coach Joseph Czupryn was thrilled with his team’s performance in the competition. “The students had a great season,” said Czupryn. “I’m proud of their hard work and excellent sportsmanship throughout the competition.” Members of the winning team are anthony Mitchell, Andrew Mitchell, Aaron jenson, Sean Martin, Kiersten Sprague, Nour Eddine Hajazi, Dillon Zerkle, Tyler Schlagetter and Jack Martin. Thanks to the continued generosity of Edison State Community College, Academia students, coaches, and guests celebrated a hard fought season during festivities at Botkins, Russia, and Fort Loramie. Recently Heather Neer, the superintendent of the Shelby County Educational Service Center presented the championship trophy and plaque to the Sidney High School Academia Team. Academia provides students with a chance to connect their classroom efforts to real world activities as
they tackle questions across ten categories; Literature, Language, Fine Arts, Sports/ Entertainment, Current Events, Science, Math, and General Knowledge. The competition brings together the area’s top scholars and gives them the opportunity to showcase their intellectual skills. Over 240 students were represented on the rosters of the nine participating school districts. Sidney’s Match 3 total of 66 points was the highest weekly score. Total points earned by participating districts ranged from 96 to 308. Each year, one or two team members from participating schools are presented with a scholarship award. Scholarship funds are made available through the generous contributions of area businesses, industries, community organizations, and individuals. The following is a list of the 2013 Academia Scholarship winners: Anna: Dominic Becker Botkins: Aaron Schipper Fairlawn: Taylor Stegall Fort Loramie: Becka Stricker Hardin-Houston: Kaitlin Huffman Jackson Center: Elizabeth Sailor and Jackie Tidd Russia: Rachel Pinchot Sidney: Tyler Schlagetter Lehman: Grace Winhoven The following individuals and businesses provided financial support necessary to continue the Academia Scholarship Program: Buckeye Ford, Edison State Community College, Emerson Climate Technology, Francis Office Supply, Greg and Priscilla
Wilt, Koenig Equipment Inc., Mann Family Care, Michael Trygstad, Mutual Federal Savings Bank, NK Parts Industries Inc., Norcold, Osgood State Bank, Primecare Physicians, Ralph Bornhorst, Russia Education Association, S & S Management, Sidney Electric and Tri-County Veterinary Service Inc. In addition to financial support, the Shelby County community volunteered more 180 hours in support of the competition. Thirty-eight community members served as score keepers, judges, moderators and advisoes. Assisting were Jane Kaufman, Brad Francis, Brett Bickel, Meggan Weaver and Marci Langenkamp, who served as moderators. Questions for this year’s competition were developed by David Jones. Ron Nufio and Jana Barhorst also provided support in the review and preparation of weekly materials. Academia is yet another example of Shelby County’s commitment to excellence, family values, and high quality educational services. If you would like to support Academia by contributing to the Shelby County Academia Fund, please make checks payable to: Academia Fund, Shelby County Educational Service Center, 129 E. Court St., Sidney, OH 45365. The primary purpose of Academia is to promote academic competition and enthusiasm for scholarship among students in Shelby County.
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OTTAWA — Michael Fay left the courtroom Monday to spend what likely will be the rest of his life in prison as the family of the two teenagers he killed tried to pick up the pieces of their lives destroyed by an unexplainable act of violence. Fay was sentenced to life in prison with the chance for parole after serving 30 years for each of the two murders. Judge Randall Basinger ordered the sentences be served one after another, meaning Fay, who now is 18, will not be eligible for parole until he’s 77. It was an emotional day in the courtroom for the family of Blake Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14. Fay shot and killed the two boys on May 9 after an argument during which Fay spun into an uncontrollable rage. Fay delivered a statement, most of which sounded like a victim’s impact statement not a criminal defendant’s apology. He apologized to the Romes family while saying he loved the two boys he killed and considered them brothers. Basinger said Fay’s statement showed how much of a psychopath he really was. “Mr. Fay, the level of calculated and coldblooded violence in this case is nearly incomprehensive,” Basinger said. “I find it chilling another human being could commit, not just one or two, but a series of thoughtless acts.” The judge rehashed parts of the crime, including Fay’s confession in which he admitted to disposing of one of the bodies in “a sewage ditch.” The judge also blasted Fay for the numerous stories he made up. “You are a ruthless murderer and a liar,” Basinger said. “You present an extreme danger to society and are not fit to live in society.” Before he left for prison, Fay sat listening to nine family members, most through the reading of statements by victims’ advocates, tell how the deaths of the two teenagers ruined their lives. The mother of the two dead
teens, Michelle Grothause, did not express anger toward Fay. She said Fay had had a painful childhood with a lot of struggles. It seemed as though Grothause was trying to explain and make sense of Fay’s actions. She said Fay was a good kid but had a lot of pain bottled up inside. “There is no justice for any of this,” Grothause said in her statement. Grothause urged all parents, guidance counselors and teachers to pay attention to warning signs and assist children in getting help so they don’t fall through the cracks. “I don’t know what is fair and just anymore. I feel [Fay] should get the help he was passed over so many times,” Grothause said in her statement. The pain and struggles she spoke about were allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of an older foster brother, Fay’s attorney Bill Kluge said. “We are a product of what our environment has done to us,” Kluge said. “It’s important you all understand how we got to this point today.” Fay’s father was a violent drug abuser and Fay, himself, was bipolar, Kluge said. Fay never discussed his problems with his family, instead chose to try to manage by keeping the problems to himself. Eventually, Fay was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder because of the sexual assault, Kluge said. Anytime Fay got close to someone, somehow that person seemed to leave Fay’s life, Kluge said. “I don’t know if that will help you understand what happened with Mike in his life or care about it. These things just don’t pop up out of the blue,” Kluge said. In his statement, Fay spent most of his time talking about the love he had for the teens he killed or how he would remember them. He told their family how much the teens loved them. “To Blake and Blaine, you already know I love
you with everything in my heart,” he said. After the hearing, Assistant Putnam County Prosecutor Todd Schroeder said the question of why Fay killed the two boys still has not been answered. “I think the conclusion out of all of this is that it is a question that just cannot be satisfactorily answered,” Schroeder said. During the hearing, Schroeder told the judge about the murders that began with an argument over whether Fay’s older brother would be moving back into a cramped trailer with the Romes boys, Fay, Grothause, and Fay’s mother. Fay did not want his brother living with them but the Romes brothers said it was OK. Fay’s anger grew with each passing minute. That night, Blaine was readying himself for a class trip to Washington, D.C., the next day. Eventually, both brothers went to bed. “As they slept, the defendant continued to be angry and couldn’t calm down,” Schroeder said. Fay took a shower then drove to Lima where he ate at a fast-food restaurant before going to a storage facility to retrieve a .22-caliber handgun. He returned to the trailer, put the gun to Blaine’s head and waited for passing train before pulling the trigger, hoping the train’s noise would be enough to cover up the sound of the shot, Schroeder said. Fay walked into the room where Blake slept and shot him in the head but somehow the bullet to the head didn’t kill Blake. Fay later beat Blake and eventually strangled him after Blake began making ghastly sounds. After both boys were dead, Fay dumped Blaine’s body in a ditch outside of town on county Road 7. Blake’s body was found under the trailer behind the skirting. Fay fled to Columbus to try to find his father, Schroeder said. Fay did not have a criminal record and never had an angry or violent exchange with the Romes’ teens before the night of the killings, Schroeder said.
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DRIVERS NEEDED **SIGN ON BONUS** Local manufacturing distributor is seeking qualified applicants for immediate driver positions. Full time and part time positions available. Must possess class "A" drivers license and have minimum of 6 months experience. Must have clean MVR. Will deliver metal building products regionally. HOME MOST NIGHTS VERY LITTLE WEEKEND WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package. Apply in person at: UNION CORRUGATING COMPANY 1801 W. High Street Piqua, OH 45356 No Phone Calls Please Applications will only be accepted Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm. EOE Wapakoneta, OH
Manufacturing Team Members The ideal team candidate would excel in team environments, be highly motivated and, have 2+ years of manufacturing experience. Our Company is growing and we are seeking career minded individuals. The plant operates on a 12-hour shift basis with most openings on the 7pm to 7am shift. We offer a highly competitive wage and full benefits. Please send resumes to: HUMAN RESOURCES 319 S. Vine St. Fostoria, OH 44830 An Equal Opportunity Employer HELP WANTED Recycling Company, located in Sidney, is looking for full time 1st shift employees. Applicants must be able to consistently lift 40+ lbs., have reliable transportation, and must be willing to come to work daily with a positive attitude. Send resume to: P.O. Box 4687 Sidney, OH 45365
Meat Department Manager
Lakeview. Retail meat cutting experience required. Apply at Store: 8793 Twp Rd 239, or contact Director of Meat @ (419)957-6975 or send resume to: email@example.com MPA provides Supported Living services to adults with developmental disabilities. We are accepting applications for a Home Supervisor in Sidney and Direct Care Providers to perform in home care in Troy and Sidney. Full time 2nd shift and 3rd shift available. You with assist with daily living skills, transportation, money management and medication supervision. We provide a consistent schedule, good pay/benefits plus paid training. Our employees must have a HS diploma/GED, be highly selfmotivated and have superb ethics. We do our best to ensure our employees never have to work a shift during the holidays when they have a family commitment. Ask for details. If interested in an employer that genuinely cares for its employees, please call Ken (419)339-9765. Polysource, Inc. is now accepting applications. We offer competitive wages, 401k with company matching, medical and dental insurance and paid vacation. Applications can be picked up at: 555 E Statler Rd, Piqua Position for immediate hire First Shift in our Test Laboratory in Tipp City
Engineering Lab Technician
Job Responsibilities: Set up a variety of refrigeration equipment to measure product performance. Perform various agency tests according to specifications. Conduct analysis of tested units. Minimum Qualifications: EPA universal certificate. 3 or more years in HVAC installs/ repair, and controls. Strong electrical skills including 480 VAC 3 phase and VFD units. Skilled with power tools and brazing torch. Read and create wiring schematics, Proficient with current Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Commitment to safety and good housekeeping. Desired Qualifications: Trained to operate fork truck and scissor lift. Experience in PLC programming. Ability to work without supervision. Send Resumes to: Regal Beloit 531 North Fourth Street Tipp City, Ohio 45371 Attention: Laboratory Mgr.
Purchasing/Inventory Control Specialist Midwest Elastomers Inc. is seeking a Purchasing/ Inventory Control Specialist. Qualifications: Associate Degree in Accounting/ Finance, 0-3 yrs relevant work experience in Purchasing/ inventory control capacity. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software, with high degree of accuracy in data entry and close attention to detail. Must have good communication skills, good organizational skills, and be at ease in a fast-paced, multi-task production environment. We offer a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit pkg including medical/ dental/ vision/disability/life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and holidays. For consideration send resume and cover letter to: Midwest Elastomers Inc. P. O. Box 412 Wapakoneta, OH 45895 Fax: (419) 738-4411 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Lakeview Community Market, Full-time, quality benefits pkg, competitive pay. Substantial supermarket or retail mgmt. experience required. Send resume to: email@example.com Trans Alliance, a trucking company operating a midsize fleet in the Midwest states, is now hiring for the position of:
1 bedroom downstairs apartment with off street parking, refrigerator, stove, & trash pickup included. Hook up for washer & dryer. Ideal for single person or couple. $400.00 per month plus deposit. Call 937492-6166 or 937-538-0297 between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday and ask for Tim.
2 Bedroom, Large Upstairs, 620 1/2 S. Main Ave. Available Immediately. $385 monthly. (937)638-1997 2 Bedroom- DECEMBER RENT FREE- Sidney Complex, exceptionally clean, newer carpet/vinyl, A/C, stove, fridge. Ground unit $455, Upper unit $435. Includes water, trash and sewage. On-site laundry. Multiple security cameras. Owner managed. Available now. Call 937-441-9923. See photos: www.buchenrothrentals.com/Sidney 2 BR, upstairs apt, Sidney, stove, fridge, w/d hook-up, low utilities, $400+deposit, (937)295-2063 210.5 LANE, Upstairs, 2 bedroom, appliances, washer/ dryer hookup, no pets, $440 plus deposit, (937)538-6818 3 BEDROOM Duplex, Sidney, 703 N. Main, appliances, laundry, no pets, $475, (937)3947265 715.5 S. Main, upstairs, 1 bedroom, utilities not included, $350, (937)498-4400 NICE 1 BR, Minster, appliances, private parking, shed, yard, $400+deposit, (937)2952063, (937)726-5305. PIQUA, Duplex, 4 bed, 1.5 ba, garage, NO PETS!, $620, plus utilities, (937)606-4751
1 bedroom upstairs apartment with off street parking, refrigerator, stove, & trash pickup included. Newly remodeled. Ideal for single person or couple. $375.00 per month plus deposit. Call 937-4926166 or 937-538-0297 between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday and ask for Tim. 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, Sidney & Anna, different floor plans, garages, fireplaces, appliances, washer/ dryers, www.firsttroy.com, (937)498-4747, (937)3355223 2 BEDROOM, Russia, attached garage, nice location! Call for move-in special! (937)417-4910 2 BEDROOM, Sidney, 1.5 bath, appliances, laundry hookup, air, no pets, Trash paid, $475, (937)394-7265
Real Estate Auction
PUBLIC AUCTION OF REAL ESTATE Real Estate: Commonly known as 888 West Mason Rd, Sidney, Ohio. Parcel Number: 13-1811400.006. Per the Shelby County Auditor’s website; the dwelling is a 1352 sq ft, 3-bedroom, 2-bath home, built in 1987 on a 2.6450 acre lot. In 1989 a 32x24 detached garage was built, followed by a 24x30 pole barn in 2002. The property is in the Anna School District. The full legal description of the property is on ﬁle with the Probate Court of Shelby County Ohio Case No. 2013-CVA-010, Probate Court, Shelby County, Ohio. The property will NOT be open for inspections.
Employment Status: Regular, full-time employee Reports to: Operations Manager Duties: *Coordinate and dispatch truck drivers. *Data entry of orders. *Route and monitor shipments. *Driver and customer support. Requirements: *Good communication & interpersonal skills. *Ability to multitask under pressure. *Working knowledge of trucking/DOT regulations. *Good computer & math skills. *Ability to problem solve. *Ability to work as a professional team player. Trans Alliance Offers: Competitive wage & benefits package Send resume/references: 4667 St Rt 127 Greenville, OH 45331 Fax (937)548-8514 Att: Operations Manager Please No Phone Calls
Auction Location: Realty 2000 Ofﬁce, 100 South Main Sidney, Ohio Basic Terms and Conditions: The property has been appraised for $99,000 and must sell for at least 2/3rds of the appraised value. Therefore, the minimum acceptable bid shall be $66,000. The successful bidder shall enter into a purchase agreement immediately following the auction and make an earnest payment of 10% of the sales price. The payment may be made in the form of cash or bankable check. The earnest payment will be returned at closing. There will be no ﬁnancing contingencies of any kind. Closing shall occur within 30 days of the auction. Taxes and assessments pro-rated to date of closing (i.e. long proration method) Property is being sold in AS-IS condition without warranty or representation. Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining and paying for evidence of title Purchaser may require. Owner will provide at closing a duly executed and recordable Fiduciary Deed to the purchaser subject to and excepting real estate taxes, restrictions and easements of record, road right of way and zoning ordinances. Terms of the purchase agreement supersede the terms of this notice and any other terms or representations Realty 2000 Group is the exclusive agent for the seller. “Michelle A. Basil, Administrator of the Estate of Dan A. Edwards, deceased v. Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association, etc., et al., Case No. 2013-CVA-010, Probate Court, Shelby County, Ohio” Michelle A. Basil, Administrator
Joseph A. Chrisman, Attorney for Administrator.
Auctioneer: Thomas Roll, 937-638-7847 Brokerage: Realty 2000 Group
Tom Roll Auctioneer/Realtor
Sheriffʼs Sale of Real Estate Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Shelby County.
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Sheriffʼs Sale of Real Estate Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff vs. SUSAN E. KUEHNE, Defendant No. 13CV000179 in pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on November 27, 2013, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, SITUATED IN THE CITY OF SIDNEY, COUNTY OF SHELBY AND THE STATE OF OHIO: BEING LOT NUMBERED THREE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX (3986) IN GREEN TREE HILL SUBDIVISION, SECTION FIVE (5), AS SHOWN ON THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF AND SUBJECT TO ALL EASRMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD. PARCEL NUMBER: 01-1826127.007 PRIOR DEED REFERENCE: OR BOOK 1563, PAGE 212 PROPERTY OWNER: SARA J. CLOSE CASE NUMBER: 13CV000179 Said Premises Located at 1978 Fair Oaks Drive, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $45,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days Sheriff John Lenhart Sheriff Shelby County, OH Attorney Kriss D. Felty (0002338)
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC successor by merger to Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff vs. Laura C. Schwieterman aka Laura C. Benshoff, et al., Defendant No. 12CV000107 In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 815 Riverside Drive, Sidney, OH 45365 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on November 27, 2013, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Copy of full legal description can be found at the Shelby County Courthouse. Parcel No: 2-2205351.011 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 739, Page 363 Said Premises Located at 815 Riverside Drive, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $54,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days Sheriff John Lenhart Sheriff Shelby County, OH
LEGALS PUBLIC NOTICE SHELBY COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM. Shelby County has been chosen to receive $5,394.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Department of Homeland Securityʼs Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.; The Salvation Army; The Jewish Federations of North America and United Way of America. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-speed areas around the county. A Local Board made up of Shelby County Agencies will determine how the funds awarded to Shelby County are to be distributed among Emergency Food and Shelter Programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under this phase of the program. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.
Public and private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Judith J. Wells at 706 N. Wagner Avenue, Sidney, OH 45365 or call (937) 498-9898 ext. 5 for an application. The deadline for applications to be received is December 2, 2013. November 20
LEGALS SHERIFFʼS SALE OF REAL ESTATE CASE NUMBER 13 CV 000175 Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, Plaintiff -vsJoshua E. Divens, et al., Defendants Court of Common Pleas, Shelby County, Ohio In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction at the 2nd floor lobby of the Courthouse in the above county, on the 27thth day of November, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. the following described real estate: 523 N Miami Ave, Sidney, OH 45365 Legal Description: Situated in the City of Sidney, County of Shelby and State of Ohio, and being more fully described as follows:
Craig A. Thomas Attorney
November 6, 13, 20
Being the North Half of Inlot Number Two Hundred Twenty-Seven (227) in the City of Sidney, County of Shelby and State of Ohio. Parcel Number(s): 01-18-25-476-013
LEGALS Sheriffʼs Sale of Real Estate Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., Plaintiff vs. Carol L. Heckler, et al., Defendant No. 13CV00033 In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 1174 Superior Court, Sidney, OH 45365 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on November 27, 2013, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Copy of full legal description can be found at the Shelby County Courthouse. Parcel No: 01-26-02-251-047 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 1185, Page 300 Said Premises Located at 1174 Superior Court, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $178,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days Sheriff John Lenhart Sheriff Shelby County, OH Jennifer N. Heller Attorney
November 6, 13, 20
Shelby County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously with Alpha Center and Agape Distribution participating.
Thursday December 12, 10:00 AM
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November 6, 13, 20
Prior Deed Info.: General Warranty Deed, Recorded in OR Book 1581, Page 746, filed 3/30/2006 Said premises also known as 523 N Miami Ave, Sidney OH 45365 PPN: 01-18-25-476-013 Appraised at: $21,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than twothirds (2/3) of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: A DEPOSIT OF A CERTIFIED CHECK, PAYABLE TO THE SHERIFF, OR CASH, FOR TEN (10%) PER CENT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME THE BID IS ACCEPTED; EXCEPT WHERE THE BID AMOUNT IS $3,000.00 OR LESS, THE MINIMUM DEPOSIT SHALL BE $300 AND THE MAXIMUM DEPOSIT IN ANY CASE SHALL BE $10,000. THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE PAID TO THE SHERIFF WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE, AND UNLESS PAID WITHIN EIGHT (8) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE SHALL BEAR INTEREST AT THE RATE OF TEN (10%) PER CENT UNTIL PAID, AND ON FAILURE TO DO SO, THE PURCHASER, SHALL BE ADJUDGED IN CONTEMPT OF COURT. John R. Lenhart Sheriff of Shelby County THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN D. CLUNK, CO., LPA Charles V. Gasior 0075946 4500 Courthouse Blvd, #400 Stow OH 44224 PH: 330-436-0300 FAX: 330-436-0301
November 6, 13, 20
Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Furniture & Accessories
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STOCK MARKET Listed are Tuesday’s stock market prices at closing for firms in the Sidney-Shelby County area traded on the major markets. NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE This Week Chng. Alcoa Inc...............9.12 +0.17 (PF of Alcoa Building Products, Stolle Machinery) Appld Ind. Tech..46.42 -1.01 BP PLC ADR......46.95 +0.03 Citigroup ............51.16 +0.37 Emerson Elec. ....67.35 -0.24 (PF of Copeland Corp. Division) Griffon Corp. ......12.91 -0.06 (PF of Clopay Corp.) H&R Block Inc...28.36 +0.05 Honda Motor .....40.96 -0.27 Ill. Toolworks .....79.16 -0.29 (Parent company of Peerless) JC Penney Co.......8.73 +0.02 (Store in Piqua) JP Morgan Chase56.17 +0.43 (Former Bank One, Sidney) Kroger Co. ..........41.85 +0.48 (PF of Kroger) Meritor .................6.97 0
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Wendy Jasper, left, and Mackenzie Counts, both of Fort Loramie, consider buying pies at the newly opened Wagner’s IGA in New Bremen recently.
Wagner’s opens in New Bremen NEW BREMEN — Wagner’s IGA, with locations in Minster and Fort Loramie, has opened a third location in the Amsterdam Center in New Bremen. Wagner’s has been in Minster for more than
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90 years. “We’re excited about the opportunity to become part of the New Bremen community and serve the area’s residents with a full-service grocery store close to home,” said Wally Wagner, president of Wagner’s IGA Inc. The store will offer all of the products Wagner’s has in its Minster location and a couple of additions: Maka Mia Pizza will operate daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offer pizzas, subs and salads for dine in or carry out. Susan Krieg, long-time owner-operator of the Pie Shell, will now offer her products exclusively through Wagner’s locations.
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Food bank, packaging firm partners LIMA — The West Ohio Food Bank (WOFB) and Safeway Packaging have announced a new partnership. Safeway Packaging has begun delivering boxes to the West Ohio Food Bank. This delivery marks the start of a partnership that
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