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CHICAGO (AP) — Across the country, Americans plunked down an estimated $1.5 billion on the longest of long shots: an infinitesimally small chance to win what could end up being the single biggest lottery payout the world has ever seen. But forget about how the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot could change the life of the winner. It’s a collective wager that could fund a presidential campaign several times over, make a dent in SDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg struggling state budgets or For photo reprints, visit www.sidneydailynews.com take away the gas worries and JAY FLEDDERJOHANN, of New Knoxville, buys eight Mega Millions lottery tickets from grocery bills for thousands of GasAmerica employee Nikki Garrett, of Sidney, Friday. The reason Fledderjohann gave for See LOTTERY/Page 7A buying the tickets was, “I want to retire some day.”
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DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 5A today: • Betty J. Hollenbacher • Mary R. Bower • Mary M. Folkerth • Allen P. Hance Sr. • Frieda Marie (Young) Hance
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TODAY’S THOUGHT “An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?” — Rene Descartes, French philosopher (born this date in 1596, died 1650) For more on today in history, turn to Page 13A.
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Effort to ease budget problems Shelby County officials have come up with an innovative plan to solve the county’s budget woes, although it may not be popular with the traveling public. Shelby County Commissioners Thursday voted unanimously to institute a toll program for the three most heavily traveled bridges under county jurisdiction. The program is expected to generate thousands of dollars each week for the cash-strapped entity. “We know some folks will be opposed to the plan,” said Commissioner Jack Toomey, “but it’s better than a levy or sales tax increase. If everybody gives a little as they SDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg travel throughout the county, For photo reprints, visit www.sidneydailynews.com they won’t miss it and it will THE FAIR Road bridge that spans the CSX Railroad tracks near Sidney Middle School is one come back to them in the way of three in Shelby County that will become toll bridges by October in an effort to ease the county’s financial problems. To cross the bridge in either direction, motorists will have to pay See TOLL/Page 2A a 50-cent toll.
Sheriff’s Office employee arrested Accused of misusing government computer program BY KATHY LEESE A Shelby County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested Thursday and charged with a felony offense after it was found she had allegedly misused a government computer Hughes program for personal reasons. Christy Exley Hughes, 33, of Sidney, a dispatcher with the Sheriff ’s Office, was charged for allegedly using the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway (OHLEG) computer program to look up information on people and make it public. OHLEG is a program administered by the Ohio Attor-
ney General's office. Law enforcement officials are able to look up names, addresses, driver's license, FBI numbers, sex offender status and other personal information on an individual and also on the individual's neighbors. Suspended Shelby County Sheriff Dean Kimpel is also facing five counts of the same violation. His trial is scheduled for this summer. Interim Sheriff John Lenhart confirmed the charge against Hughes, a 10-year employee with the department. “We had a complaint that an individual’s personal information was obtained. When we investigated, we found out that Christy Hughes, the suspect, got on a government computer (program), OHLEG, and retrieved information about this person and their family and apparently for (her) own
use, used that information,” Lenhart said. “We had a complaint that she violated the policy. There were several instances. She was on several computer programs ... disseminating that to the public. When somebody does something like this, we’re not going to tolerate that. The public trust is what’s important to us,” Lenhart said. “That’s against Shelby County Sheriff's Office policy; it’s against OHLEG (policy),” Lenhart explained. The sheriff said when an employee uses OHLEG, it requires a password that flashes a warning that the information obtained can only be used for official government purposes. Lenhart said Hughes will appear in Sidney Municipal Court on the charge Monday at 1:30 p.m. She faces up to
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one year in jail if convicted. Hughes has reportedly been placed on administrative leave without pay. A predisciplinary hearing in the case regarding her employment will be held at the Sheriff’s Office on Monday at 9 a.m. as required by the union contract. “What we’re concerned about now is felony criminal violations,” Lenhart said. “It is my opinion that the general public is not excited about the government having authority to look at personal information. The Sheriff’s Office takes this very seriously.” “As the sheriff, I’m saddened by having to arrest one of our own, but when abuses of confidentiality come up, we have to step up to the plate,” Lenhart said. He said he will release more information about the case next week.
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of continued government services.” The plan calls for automated toll booths to be set up at entrances to the following bridges, two of which are actually in the city of Sidney but maintained by the county: • The Fair Road bridge over the CSX Railroad tracks near the fairgrounds and Sidney Middle School. • The Russell Road bridge over the railroad tracks near Gas America. • The County 25A bridge that spans Finkenine Ditch north of Mason Road. Each booth will require a fee of 50 cents, payable in the form of two quarters to be tossed into a basket. An arm will then raise and allow the vehicle to enter the bridge and proceed. “We have looked into the economics of such a plan,” said Commissioner
Larry Kleinhans, “and it’s by far the least painful solution to our financial troubles. There will be an initial investment to purchase and install the equipment, but thereafter it’s all profit.” Kleinhans observed that since the booths will be fully automated, there will be no labor costs. The county auditor’s office will oversee collections and any necessary repairs will fall to the county engineer’s staff. Sheriff John Lenhart, who attended Thursday’s meeting, expressed concern about vandalism to the machines, as well as possible theft. “Between the Sidney Police and my department, we’ll have to step up patrols and keep a close eye on these locations,” Lenhart said. “We’ve done a lot of research into the issue,” said Commissioner Julie
Ehemann, “and the positives greatly outweigh the potential negatives. In Ohio there are toll bridges in Belpre and Bellaire and they report very few problems. Once people get used to the idea it just becomes a fact of life and a part of their daily routine.” County Engineer Bob Geuy, who also was present, said the Fair Road and Russell Road bridges each convey from 15,000 to 20,000 vehicles per day and the 25A bridge averages about 6,000 per day. Geuy expressed concern that people will quickly figure out alternate routes in order to avoid the tolls, thus defeating the purpose. “Well, once people spend a dollar to travel out of their way to avoid paying a 50-cent toll, they’ll discover the math doesn’t add up,” said
Toomey. “We have smart folks here and they’ll do what’s right for both themselves and the county.” Commissioner-elect Bob Guillozet, who sat in on the meeting, suggested the toll bridge program be named after Toomey and Kleinhans, who are retiring at the end of the year. “I think it’s only fitting that their service be memorialized in some lasting way and what would be more meaningful than this?” he asked. “Every time someone drops 50 cents into the basket they will fondly remember these two great guys.” Ehemann made a motion to name the program “the Toomey-Kleinhans Toll Bridge System,” but the measure failed when Toomey and Kleinhans voted against it. “They’re just too mod-
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est,” observed Guillozet. The county engineer’s office will be seeking bids for the automated toll COLUMBUS (AP) — equipment and installation and hopes to have An annual report on the program up and run- Ohio’s capital punishment system says 313 defenning by October. dants have been senFor more on the proj- tenced to death since the ect, see related story on state’s death penalty law took effect in 1981, with 46 Page 5A. executions. The report says 16 inmates were spared by governors and another 22 died of natural causes while on death row. The report released Friday by Attorney General Mike DeWine also Sidney City Council says eight inmates were will hold a workshop ruled ineligible for execumeeting Monday at 6:30 tion because they were p.m. in council cham- mentally disabled and bers. eight were set for resenCouncil will hear a tencing, which could inpresentation from Vec- clude another death tren Energy. It will also sentence. Seventy-one discuss the sale of sur- death sentences were plus airport property, the thrown out by judges for street paving schedule reasons besides mental and goal-setting results. disability or resentencing.
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Spay, neuter clinic set The Shelby County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost, prepay spay and neuter clinic April 9. The clinic offers pet owners a reduced cost to have their pets (dogs and cats) spayed or neutered. Pet owners must preregister for the clinic and must also pay
in advance by stopping by the Animal Shelter at 1100 Clem Road. The clinic will be held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 700 Fair Road. The clinic will be held in the Beige Building. There will also be an immunization clinic the same day at the same
location from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The numbers of immunizations are limited, so preregistration and prepay are required. For any questions or concerns, call Deputy Cami Frey or Robin Metz at the Shelby County Animal Shelter, 498-7201.
Rally held for man killed in shooting DAYTON (AP) — Supporters of a man killed in a shooting by apartment security guards have rallied to protest the southwest Ohio shooting they want investigated as a hate crime. More than 50 people gathered outside a Dayton courthouse on Friday in support of 25-year-old Dante Price, who police
say was fatally shot March 1 at an apartment complex. The Dayton Daily News reports that one of two guards says in a 911 call that they had to shoot at Price because he was trying to hit them with his vehicle. Federal officials are reviewing a request by the Dayton chapter of the Southern Christian
Leadership Conference that the Justice Department investigate. Price’s supporters want the guards charged. Dayton police have not released their report, saying they are still investigating. ___ Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com
Governor signs bill to teach founding documents State Rep. Ohio House Whip John Adams, R-Sidney, 78th District, has announced that the House has concurred on a conference committee report on Senate Bill 165, legislation that will incorporate the study of historically significant government documents into the educational curriculum of Ohio students. Adams Specifically, S.B. 165 requires that the social studies curriculum for elementary and secondary students in grades 4-12 includes the study of the Declaration of Independence, the Northwest Ordinance, the Constitution of the United States and Ohio Constitution. “It is important to ensure that the next generation of Ohio’s leaders has a firm grasp on Ohio and American history,” said Adams, who sponsored the
companion legislation, House Bill 211. “If these founding-fathers documents would be adhered to and taught, we wouldn’t be in the particular situation we’re in at the federal level with the expansion of government. I believe that one would better understand social problems, economics, foreign affairs and other issues if they first had a grounding in the foundation of this country’s origins through the study of these founding documents.” The study of these founding documents was diminished in the standards and curricula developed by the Ohio Department of Education during the previous administration, Adams said. If the legislation is passed, the State Board of Education would be required to revise the standards and curricula to include the additional content. S.B. 165 was signed by Gov. John Kasich Friday and will go into effect in 90 days.
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MUNICIPAL COURT Anthony D. Myers, 35, 408 N. Pike St., Anna, was sentenced on Friday in Sidney Municipal Court for driving under the influence. It was Myers’ second offense within six years. He was fined $600 plus costs, sentenced to 40 days in jail, placed on probation for two years or until all obligations with the court have been satisfied, given a class 4 driver license suspension for one year, limited driving privileges granted after 45 days but must have restricted plates and ignition interlock and vehicle immobilized and plates impounded for 90 days. Myers may be evaluated for drug/alcohol abuse and follow all recommendations in lieu of 10 days in jail. If fines, costs and restitution are paid in full, 10 days of jail time may be reconsidered. The case is continued to April 11 at 10:15 a.m. for restitution hearing. • April M. Radcliff, 31, 110 N. Wilkinson Ave., driving under suspension, was fined $250 plus costs, sentenced to 40 days in jail and placed on probation for one year or until all obligations with the court have been satisfied. Radcliff may complete the requirements to obtain a valid
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P. Allen Hance Sr., 88 of Sidney, transitioned to spirit, W e d n e s d a y, Sept. 14, 2011, in Sidney. He was born May 1, 1923, in Urbana, the son of Perry and Blanche (Dovell) Hance. Al served his country with honor in the United States Army during World War II. He was the owner and operator of Al Hance Construction Company in Mesa, Ariz. He was a member of the American Legion Post 201 in West Jefferson and the Elks in Arizona. Al was a past member of Urbana Baptist Church. Allen enjoyed golf, horse racing, the Cincinnati Reds and Arizona Cardinals baseball teams. He was very active and constantly on the move either socializing with friends or exercising.
He was survived by his loving wife, Frieda (Young) Hance Sr.; his son, Allen P. Hance Jr., of Mesa, Ariz.; his granddaughter, Julie L. Hance; greatgrandson, Dane CammarataHance; former daughter-in-law, Patricia Hance, of Gilbert, Ariz.; and his sister, Juliette “Judy” (Hance) Thompson, and husband, Bob Thompson, of Elmhurst, Ill. He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers John Hance and Richard “Dick” Merriman. Entombment was held at the convenience of the family in Oakdale Cemetery Mausoleum. Services were entrusted to the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
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and a sister, C a r o l i n e Thomas. Mary was a member of the Greene Street U n i t e d Methodist Church, Piqua. She was a former member of the Fletcher-Brown Township EMS. Mary was a school bus driver for more than 30 years for Miami East Schools. She loved all of “her kids” and they loved her. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher, with the Rev. Lisa Ellison and the Rev. Ed Ellis co-officiating. Burial will follow in Casstown Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Greene Street United Methodist Church, 415 W. Greene Street, Piqua, OH 45356. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
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COLUMBUS — State officials will unveil a new 57-ton lake dredger during a Monday afternoon event at Grand Lake St. Marys. This 12-inch dredger, named Brutus, will remove silt from the lake floor, thereby reducing the threat of potentially toxic blue-green algae blooms, and making it easier for boaters to navigate the lake. A spring alum treatment is scheduled to start Monday, two months sooner than last year, and will be applied to the entire lake. The treatment and dredging are part of the state’s multifaceted plan to correct water quality issues at Grand Lake St. Marys.
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PIQUA — Mary R. Bowser, 66, of 906 W. Grant St., died at 6:37 p.m., Thursday, March 29, 2012. A service to honor her life will be held Monday at the Jamieson and Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua.
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Frieda Marie (Young) Hance, 90 of Sidney, transitioned to spirit on Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Sidney. She was born Oct. 7, 1921, the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Holder) Young. Frieda graduated in 1939 from Sidney High School. She is a past member of the Lutheran Church in Sidney and Mesa, Ariz. Frieda enjoyed living in Arizona, spending time with family and the couple’s many friends. She was a wonderful homemaker famous for her homemade noodles, a caring wife and a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a loving, kind soul who was a source of strength and inspiration to her family and friends. She is survived by her son, Allen P. Hance Jr., of Mesa, Ariz.; her loving granddaughter, Julie L. Hance; adoring greatgrandson, Dane C. Cam-
marata-Hance; former daughter-in-law and dear friend, Patricia A. Hance, of Gilbert, Ariz; and two sisters, Rosann “Rose” Lawhead, of Mesa, Ariz., and Mary Margaret “Peggy” Behr, of Sidney. She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Allen P. Hance Sr., who died in September of 2011; her parents; and siblings, Helene Pauline “Peenie” Phelps, Dortha “Dot” McDowell, Ruth Ellen “Pud” Evans, Lenita Chapman, Lawrence “Nub” Young, Webster “Web” Young and Eugene “Gene” Young Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the Oak Dale Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel, Urbana. Entombment will follow. Services are entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Defendants arraigned The following people were recently arraigned in the Shelby County Common Pleas Court. • Debony Laron Fisher, 21, of Dayton, pleaded not guilty to one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree, and one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree. On March 6, Fisher allegedly possessed several capsules of heroin prepared for sale in an amount greater than 10 but less than 50 doses. Bond was posted. • Joshua Holtzclaw, 23, 811 Arrowhead Drive, Apt. F, pleaded not guilty to one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of corrupting another with drugs, a felony of the second degree. On March 1, Holtzclaw allegedly allowed Brandon Thomas to sell heroin to Jesse Orlando Pierce. He allegedly had a syringe used to inject the heroin and injected the heroin into Pierce. Bond was set at $10,000 cash, surety or 10 percent. • Tara Reid, 31, of Piqua, pleaded not guilty to one count of complicity to burglary, a felony of the third degree; tampering with evidence, a felony of the third degree; and one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree. On Jan. 18, Reid aldrove Sean legedly Fisher to a residence at 500 N. Vandemark Road where Fisher broke into the apartment. She then reportedly threw a twoway radio used for communicating with Fisher into the river. Bond was posted. • Timothy Browning, 38, 504 N. Main Ave., pleaded not guilty to two counts of domestic violence, felonies of the third degree. He allegedly injured two minors on Feb. 1. He was previously convicted of domestic violence in Logan County in 2007 and also in the Sidney Municipal Court in 2006. Bond was set at $5,000 cash, surety or 10 percent and no contact with the victims. • Timothy Hughes, 30, 219 1/2 S. Miami Ave., pleaded not guilty to one count of identity theft, a felony of the fifth degree. On Aug. 21, 2011, he allegedly used the identity of Benjamin Rains to purchase a cell phone and contract. He was released on his own recognizance. • Paul Butler, 22, at large, pleaded not guilty to one count of failure to provide a change of address, a felony of the fifth degree. He was released on his own recognizance. • Shermon Rogers, 20, 201 W. Water St., pleaded not guilty to one count of robbery, a felony of the second degree. On Dec. 25, 2011, Rogers allegedly struck Dakota Shroyer several times and stole a cell phone. Bond was set at $15,000 cash or surety. • Joshua R. Holman,
25. 816 Taft St., pleaded not guilty to one count of aggravated burglary, a felony of the first degree. On Jan 31, Holman allegedly entered the residence at 829 Mount Vernon Place without permission and assaulted David Slagle. He was released on his own recognizance and is to have no contact with the victim. • Jeremy Risdon, 32, at large, pleaded not guilty to one count of failure to provide a change of address, a felony of the second degree. Bond was set at $25,000 cash, surety or 10 percent. • Earnest S. Wriston, 46, at large, pleaded not guilty to one count of possession of drugs, a felony of the fourth degree; one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree; and one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree. On Feb. 24, Wriston allegedly had in his possession heroin which was packaged for sale. He was released on his own recognizance. • Charity A. Clemons, 26, of Dayton, pleaded not guilty to one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree, and one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree. On March 6, Clemons allegedly possessed several capsules of heroin prepared for sale. Bond was posted. • Brandon Thomas, 39, at large, pleaded not guilty to one count of corrupting another with drugs, a felony of the second degree, and one count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the third degree. On March 1, Thomas allegedly sold heroin at 811 Arrowhead Drive to Jesse Orlando Pierce. Bond was set at $10,000 cash, surety or 10 percent. • Chip A. Mills, 19, 5920 Smith Road, pleaded not guilty to one count of having a weapon under disability, a felony of the third degree. On March 8, Mills allegedly had a 12-gauge shotgun inside his residence while under indictment in the Miami County Common Pleas Court for burglary. Bond was set at $2,500 cash, surety or 10 percent. • Traci Ganger, 28, at large, pleaded not guilty to one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a felony of the fifth degree. On Feb. 5, Ganger allegedly used a pickup truck belonging to Mark Harris and failed to return it for more than 48 hours after she was suppose to. Bond was posted. • Ashley D. Fitchpatrick, 23, 811 Arrowhead Drive, Apt. F, pleaded not guilty to one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree, and one count of possession of criminal tools, a felony of the fifth degree. On March 1, Fitchpatrick allegedly allowed Brandon Thomas to sell heroin to Jesse Orlando Pierce at her residence. Bond was posted.
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Details emerge on health plan BY ANN SANNER Associated Press
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THIS UNDATED image provided by the Ohio Art Co., makers of Etch A Sketch, shows a detail of one of the ads for a new politics-themed ad campaign. The company is launching the campaign after making headlines nationwide when an aide for Mitt Romney compared his election campaign to the toy. Three ads in the campaign, tagged “Shake it Up, America,” poke fun at politics in general and maintain that the toy, created in 1960, is politically neutral.
Etch A Sketch launches ad campaign BY MAE ANDERSON ball with it,” said Ohio Associated Press Art President Larry Killgallon. “I thought a week NEW YORK (AP) — ago it would have died The 104-year old com- down by now.” pany that makes Etch A The company came up Sketch is launching new with the idea last weekpolitical-themed ads, end and plans to add after the toy made head- yard signs and bumper lines when an aide for stickers soon. hopeful presidential “We tried to look at Mitt Romney compared what’s our appropriate it with Romney’s fall place,” Killgallon said. election strategy. Toys R Us asked Ohio Rivals said the com- Art to make blue verparison with a toy that’s sions of the toy to go fun because of the way it along with the tradierases implied that tional bright-red model Romney would do the — a move that might same — and flip-flop on keep both political parissues once the general ties happy. The blue verelection campaign starts. sions are due out by The toy instantly be- mid-June, along with a came a buzzword. red-and-blue collector’s “I have not written edition with etchings of my public policy pro- an elephant and a donnouncements on an Etch key, Killgallon said. A Sketch,” GOP rival He hopes they’re popRick Santorum said ular at this summer’s while campaigning in Republican and DemoWisconsin, for example. cratic national conven“They are written on my tions. heart.” “We’re kind of the fun The Ohio Art Co. part of the campaign,” (OOTC:OART) said the Killgallon said. “Shake it Up, America” The Ohio Art Co., ads will appear on social based in Bryan, Ohio, media including Face- also makes K’s Kids toys book and Twitter. They for babies and toddlers poke fun at politics in and nanoblock, a buildgeneral, while maintain- ing toy. Through Apple ing that the drawing toy, Inc.’s iTunes website, it first marketed in 1960, also markets an Etch A is politically neutral. Sketch app for the “Etch A Sketch is a lot iPhone and iPod. like politics, there’s a lot Ohio Art’s shares, of gray area,” reads one which had a wild ride ad. after Etch A Sketch be“We have a left knob came a metaphor, spiked and a right knob for each on Thursday to $9.65, political party,” reads an- after trading between $2 other. “(But remember, and $4 since late 2008. when both work to- They closed Friday at gether, we can do loop de $5.95. loops.)” ___ Still other ads encourOn the Web: age viewers to register to www.etch-a-sketch.com vote. The campaign was Associated Press created by the ad agency writer Seewer conTeam Detroit. tributed to this report “We’re just having a from Toledo, Ohio.
COLUMBUS (AP) — The state’s plan to streamline medical care for some of its sickest, most expensive and difficult to treat patients includes changes designed to eliminate unnecessary health tests, prevent medication errors and keep people healthier and out of emergency rooms. The proposal for those enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare could end up being a model for other states, said Ohio officials who drafted the plan. The officials are expected to send the details on Monday to the federal government, which must sign off on the changes. While the final details were still being worked out, state officials told The Associated Press on Friday that people who fall under the three-year pilot program would not see any immediate changes to their providers, though they could later. The target date for the plan to take effect is Jan. 1. There would be a transition period to the new managed care system, said Greg Moody, the director of the gover-
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nor’s Office of Health Transformation. “It’s not so much changing the faces they see — the case worker and others who treat them in their homes — but trying to better coordinate the things they don’t see that may be out of whack,” Moody said in an interview. Beneficiaries are guaranteed the same nursing homes and case managers for the duration of the test run. Patients could keep their same primary care doctors and specialists for at least the first year. Otherwise, they would have to pick new physicians if those doctors weren’t in the new provider network. And highest-risk sick patients could keep their same doctors and visiting nurses for the first 90 days. Moody said the plan would not lock patients in to certain providers but give them a choice within the network. Choice was among the top concerns brought to state officials by those enrolled in the programs, as well as from advocate groups such the Ohio Olmstead Task Force, which monitors long-term care issues for people with disabilities.
COLUMBUS (AP) — Federal officials say marijuana worth more than $1 million has been found welded inside heavy machinery in a vacant Ohio warehouse. WBNS-TV reports five people were arrested Thursday at the warehouse in Columbus. DEA agents told the station they’d have to use a plasma torch to cut into eight machines called rakes, which and used to cut asphalt. State Highway Patrol Lt. Ann Ralston says troopers had earlier pulled over a commercial tractor-trailer for following too closely on Interstate 70 near Madison County. Police dogs indicated they smelled drugs, and an ensuing investigation led authorities to the warehouse. DEA officials say the suspects would be charged with possession and conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
Final report released ELYRIA (AP) — The final report on the 2010 mauling death of a caretaker killed at a northeast Ohio exotic animal compound says the victim apparently was feeding the bear outside the cage when he was attacked. According to The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram, the Lorain County sheriff ’s report was released Thursday in the death of 24-year-old Brent Kandra. The original scenario described by authorities said he was killed after opening the cage for feeding. The death was ruled a workplace accident and the bear later was destroyed. Last year the owner was found dead and chained to his bed. The coroner’s office said he was asphyxiated in an apparent accident in what authorities called sexual role-playing.
Day honors Viet vets COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law Friday a proposal designating the day — along with each March 30 — as Vietnam Veterans’ Day. Supporters say the annual day is set aside to honor those who fought, died or are still unaccounted for in the Vietnam War. The date had been in flux as lawmakers wrestled with whether they should use March 29 like other states. Some veterans balked at that proposal. While it’s the anniversary of U.S. forces pulling out of Vietnam, it’s also the date when Lt. William Calley Jr. was convicted in the My Lai massacre of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians. Among those supporting the March 30 designation is retired Air Force Col. Tom Moe, a Vietnam prisoner of war and director of the state’s veterans services. Moe attended the bill’s signing.
Feds, 5 states to push for Great Lakes wind farms Politics part of system BY JOHN FLESHER Associated Press
CITY, TRAVERSE Mich. (AP) — The Obama administration and five states have reached an agreement to speed up approval of offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes, which have been delayed by cost concerns and public opposition. Under the deal, which administration officials disclosed to The Associated Press ahead of an announcement scheduled for Friday, state and federal agencies will craft a blueprint for speeding regulatory review of proposed wind farms without sacrificing environmental and safety standards. The Great Lakes have no offshore wind turbines, although a Cleveland partnership announced plans last year for a demonstration project that would place five to seven turbines in Lake Erie about 7 miles north of the city, generating 2030 megawatts of electricity. Offshore wind projects have been proposed elsewhere in the region, including Michigan and New York, stirring fierce debate. Critics say they would ruin spectacular vistas, lower shoreline property away says lottery games values and harm birds make up 6.3 of the de- and fish. New York Power partment’s total appropri- Authority trustees last September abandoned a ations. plan for private compa-
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COLUMBUS (AP) — State officials are arguing to the Ohio Supreme Court that politics are an inevitable and acceptable part of the process for drawing legislative lines. Officials including Gov. John Kasich and Senate President Thomas Niehaus say nothing in the state Constitution requires absolute neutrality when it comes to creating state House and Senate districts. The officials argued in a filing with the state Supreme Court Friday that Ohio has restrictions against politics being the exclusive force behind legislative lines.
2nd ANNUAL 5K RUN/WALK & 1-MILE FUN RUN Saturday, May 5, 2012 Tawawa Park, Sidney, Ohio Registrations will begin at 7:00 a.m. at the Geib Pavilion. 1-Mile Fun Run will start at 8:00 am. The 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:30 am and feature Speedy Feet. MALE & FEMALE DIVISIONS: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and over. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Male and Female runners and to the Top 3 Finishers in each category. 1-Mile Fun Run entrants will receive a participation ribbon upon completion. Trophies for fastest boy and fastest girl in the 10 & under division. ENTRY FEE: Pre-registration fee for either the 1-Mile Fun Run or 5K Run/Walk is $15.00 and includes a T-shirt. Registration fee on the day of the race for either the 5K Run/Walk or the 1-Mile Fun Run is $15 (T-shirts excluded for both races). Additional T-shirts may be available on race day for purchase. For additional registration forms or for more information on Compassionate Care of Shelby County, visit www.ccsccares.org Sponsored by: Hits 105.5, Freshway Foods, Ernst Sporting Goods, Wilson Memorial Hospital, Medicine Shoppe, Dr. Robert & Patricia Miller, John Boedigheimer, DDS, Charles J. Edelen, DDS & Damen Patel, DDS, Steve & Judy Mascho, Kah Nursery, Walt & Carol Bennett, Dr. Eric & Lynda Newman, Midmark , Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Alvetro Orthodontics, Picture Perfect, Sidney Foodtown, Regal Trophy, Premier Health Care Services, MaMa Rosa’s, Rich & Susan Wallace, Dannon, Dale Peterson & Assoc.Inc., and Jason Weigandt Landscape Co.
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COLUMBUS (AP) — The state of Ohio is already winning from the record Mega Millions jackpot. Profits from lottery sales go to a fund for schools in the state. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that since Ohio joined the multistate Mega Millions game, its state revenue rose from $16.5 million to a peak so far of more than $223 million in 2006. Education Department spokesman Patrick Gall-
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Obama to face issue PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Barack Obama could be caught in an election-year bind on gay marriage, wedged between the pressure of supporters who want him to back same-sex marriage and the political perils of igniting an explosive social issue in the midst of the campaign. Interviews with gay rights advocates and people close to Obama’s campaign suggest it is no longer a matter of if, but when the president publicly voices his support. But Obama backers are split over whether that will happen before the November elections. Gay marriage is already a big issue in a handful of states that have it on their ballots in November, including Maine, where Obama was headlining two fundraisers Friday. The president also headlined fundraisers Friday in Vermont, one of six states, plus the District of Columbia, where gay marriage is legal.
Sanctions considered WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday he was plowing ahead with potential sanctions against countries that keep buying oil from Iran, including allies of the United States, in a deepening campaign to starve Iran of money for its disputed nuclear program. The world oil market is tight but deep enough to keep the squeeze on Iran, Obama ruled. The sanctions aim to further isolate Iran’s central bank, which processes nearly all of the Iran’s oil purchases, from the global economy. Obama’s move clears the way for the U.S. to penalize foreign financial institutions that do oil business with Iran by barring them from having a U.S.based affiliate or doing business here.
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Old photos may be deceptive in Florida shooting case BY MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When he was shot, Trayvon Martin was not the baby-faced boy in the photo that has been on front pages across the country. And George Zimmerman wasn’t the beefy-looking figure in the widely published mugshot. Both photos are a few years old and no longer entirely accurate. Yet they may have helped shape initial public perceptions of the deadly shooting. “When you have such a lopsided visual comparison, it just stands to reason that people would rush to judgment,” said Kenny Irby, who teaches visual journalism at the Poynter Institute, a journalism think tank in St. Petersburg, Fla. The most widely seen picture of Martin, released by his family, was evidently taken a few years ago and shows a smiling, round-cheeked youngster in a red T-shirt. But at his death, Martin was 17 years old, around 6 feet tall and, according to his family’s attorney, about 140 pounds. Zimmerman, 28, is best known from a 7-year-old booking photo of an apparently heavyset figure with an imposing stare, pierced ear and facial hair, the orange collar of his jail uniform visible. The picture, released by police following the deadly shooting, was taken after Zimmerman’s
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THIS UNDATED file family photo shows Trayvon Martin. Martin was slain in the town of Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26 in a shooting that has set off a nationwide furor over race and justice. 2005 arrest on an assault-onan-officer charge that was eventually dropped. In a police video made public this week of Zimmerman being brought in for questioning a half-hour after the shooting, the 5-foot-9 man appears much slimmer. In a case that has caused a nationwide furor over race and the laws of self-defense, Martin was shot to death by Zimmerman in the city of Sanford on Feb. 26 as the unarmed black teenager was walking back from a convenience store. Zimmerman, a neighbor-
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THIS PHOTO combo shows George Zimmerman. At left is a 2005 booking photo provided by the Orange County Jail via The Miami Herald, and at right is an undated but recent photo of Zimmerman taken from the Orlando Sentinel’s website showing Zimmerman, according to the paper. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in the town of Sanford, Fla., told police he shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26. The photo of Zimmerman at right is a sharp contrast from the widely used 2005 booking photo from an arrest in Miami Dade County. hood watch volunteer whose ion, said photos that gain the father is white and whose most traction play into the demother is Hispanic, has sires of both journalists and claimed self-defense, saying the public for a story with a he opened fire after Martin distinct victim and aggressor. punched him in the face, “At the center of most stoknocked him to the ground ries we tell in our society, and began slamming his head cross-culturally and across on the sidewalk. the centuries, is the struggle Black leaders and others between good and evil,” she are demanding Zimmerman’s said. “If the ingredients are arrest on murder or there, that is what journalists manslaughter charges, but will grab onto and present.” state and federal authorities Grabe said it is natural to are still investigating. present the most innocentBetsi Grabe, a professor at looking image of the person Indiana University-Blooming- believed to be the victim, and ton who has studied the effect the most menacing one of the of news images on public opin- suspect.
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Wages to increase BEIJING (AP) — Consumers probably won’t have to pay more for iPads, iPhones and other popular consumer electronics despite a Chinese company’s pledge to trim work hours and raise wages for its hardscrabble assembly workers. The paychecks have already been steadily growing even before this week’s pledge, and labor expenses remain a small portion of the total bill for most gadgets made in China. At most, the cumulative wage increases could crimp the profits of major technology companies. Manufacturers have a bigger worry in finding ways to save money on the parts that power the devices.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A congressional candidate in California's Central Valley can note on ballots that he used to be an astronaut. A Sacramento County judge ruled Thursday that Democrat Jose Hernandez can use the ballot designation “astronaut.” Hernandez is challenging freshman Rep. Jeff Denham, a Republican from Turlock, for California's 10th District seat. A Sacramento law firm had argued in a lawsuit that Hernandez's use of the moniker would violate state elections law because Hernandez has left NASA. Hernandez had flown aboard the shuttle Discovery in 2009.
trillion federal deficit by just over a tenth of 1 percent. In Illinois, the money would disappear just as fast into that state’s $8 billion deficit. On a personal level, that much money staggers. Giving $1.46 billion to a broker could purchase 2.4 million shares of Apple stock. (It would also be enough to buy about 2.4 million iPads at the starting price of $499. That’s almost as many as the 3 million new iPads that Apple has already sold.) Or consider the whimsical: A family of up to 12 could live for more than a century at Musha Cay, magician David Copperfield’s $37,000-a-night private island resort in the Exuma Cays of the Caribbean. For a more celestial vacation, the $1.5 billion wagered could purchase 7,600 tourist tickets for a ride into space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Space Ship Two. And it would pay for 26 rides for U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. It would even buy a stake in pop culture. Want to influence the next winner of American Idol? If it costs a quarter to text in a vote to Ryan Seacrest, and it takes 122 million votes to win as it did last season, the money could control the outcome of the next 47 seasons.
BY BERNARD CONDON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The bulls weren’t bullish enough. The stock market just had its best first quarter in 14 years. The surge has sent Wall Street analysts, some of whose forecasts seemed too sunny three months ago, scrambling to raise their estimates for the year. “That it’s up isn’t surprising. It’s the magnitude,” says Robert Doll, the chief equity investment manager at BlackRock, the world’s biggest money manager. Doll says stocks could rise 10 percent more before the end of the year. That would be enough to push the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high and the Standard & Poor’s (NYSE:MHP) 500 close to a record. For the first three months of the year, the Dow was up 8 percent and the S&P 12 percent, in each case the best start
BY JUSTIN POPE Associated Press In press releases and ads, colleges love boasting they’re “military friendly” and “veterans friendly” — and that isn’t just because veterans are usually good students and campus leaders. It’s also because the newly expanded Post 9/11 G.I. Bill will pay colleges of all types around $9 billion this year to educate nearly 600,000 veterans, and virtually every school wants to expand its slice of that pie. But some schools touting their spots on proliferating lists of “military friendly” colleges found in magazine guides and websites have few of the attributes educators commonly associate with the claim, such as accepting military credits or having a veterans organization on campus. Many are for-profit schools with low graduation rates. The designations appear on rankings whose rigor varies but whose methods are under fire. Often, they’re also selling ads to the colleges. Some websites help connect military and veteran students with degree programs that may match their interests, but don’t disclose they are lead aggregators paid by the institutions — often for-profit colleges
since the great bull market of the 1990s. The Nasdaq composite index, made up of technology stocks, has had an even more remarkable run — up 19 percent for the year, its best start since 1991. “I don’t think anyone could have predicted this,” says Chip Cobb, a senior vice president at Bryn Mawr Trust Asset Management. For these gains, he says, “I thought it would take all year.” The jump gives money managers like Cobb hope that ordinary folks burned by two deep bear markets in a decade will start buying again, propelling the indexes even higher. In a remarkable act of self-restraint — or foolishness, depending on your view — they have mostly stayed out of the market. One reason they may jump in now is that fear of looming disasters, like a full-blown debt crisis in Europe or a second recession in the United States, has faded. Bulls say investors will turn their attention to the only thing that really mat-
— whose programs they highlight. “They’re not real rankings,” said Tom Tarantino, a veteran who is deputy policy director of the advocacy group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. “What they are is advertisement catalogues.” Labeling them “a huge problem,” he called for standards to be established for proper use of the term “military friendly” schools. There are signs something like that may happen. But as with the U.S. News & World Report college rankings, demand for signaling devices to help consumers shortcut complicated choices could make such lists tough to dislodge. Many experts say the lists are symptoms of a wider problem: Service members aren’t getting the advice they need to make sound decisions on using the substantially expanded education benefits. It’s no surprise businesses are stepping into that void. At a large military education conference last month in Florida, some educators criticized the lists and pushed for a sharpened definition of “military friendly” colleges, to be developed either by the federal government or an education coalition called Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges.
ters for stock prices in the long run — corporate profits. Another hopeful sign for gains is that those who have been buying stocks appear to be taking bigger risks than before, suggesting growing confidence. Last year, investors put much of their money into so-called defensive stocks, such as utilities and health care companies, which make money in bad times as well as good. This year, it’s the risky fare that’s being scooped up. Financial stocks are up 22 percent, the best among the 10 industry groups within the S&P. Technology companies are up 21 percent. Consumer discretionary stocks, like hotels and cable companies, are up 16 percent. Utilities are down 3 percent for the quarter, the only group in the red. Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ, a research firm, predicted at the beginning of the year that the S&P would hit 1,400 by the end of the year. By March 15, it had hit 1,403, and on Friday it was at 1,408.
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This Evening • The Sidney-Shelby County Chess Club “Checkmates” meets at 7 p.m. at the library at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, call 497-7326. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Saturday Night Live, meets at 8 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St.
Sunday Morning • Catholic Adult Singles Club meets in Maria Stein for a benediction. For information, call (419) 678-8691.
Sunday Afternoon • Shelby County Deer Hunters holds its monthly Sunday Rifle Shoot at 7988 Johnston-Slagle Road beginning at 1 p.m. Program — one round at five different targets, pays three places. Points awarded to members for end-of-the-year trophy. Open to the public.
Sunday Evening • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Never Alone, Never Again, meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 320 E. Russell Road.
• Sidney Rotary Club meets at noon at CJ’s Highmarks. For more information on activities or becoming a member, contact Scott Barhorst at 4920823. • The New Knoxville Community Library will hold story time from 1 to 1:30 p.m. for children 3, 4 and 5. Stories, songs and more. New Bremen Public Library Tween Club will meet at 3:30 p.m.
Monday Evening • Minster Historical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Minster Historical Society Museum, 112 Fourth St., Minster. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road. • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program for anyone desiring to stop eating compulsively, meets at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Frantz at 492-7075. • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, New Bremen. • Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Russell Road. • Anna Civic Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Anna Library. New members with new ideas always are welcome.
Tuesday Morning • The F. J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will hold Storytime from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for children 3, 4 and 5.
Tuesday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St.
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TROY — The TroyHayner Cultural Center has opened a mini exhibit of what some designers have named the most beautiful purses in the world. The collection includes leather and jeweled-encrusted bags, minaudieres and pillboxes, as well as ornaments and jewelry designed by Judith Leiber. These items are on loan from Jean Wilson Reed and Maxine Orr. The exhibit will be on display until May 30 in the solarium of the center at 301 W. Main St. Leiber is the foremost
designer of fine handbags. While her day bags, made from luxury suedes, buttery leathers and hand-pleated reptile skins, are the last word in sophistication, her evening bags are elegant and unabashedly extravagant, decorated with onyx, tiger’s eye, lapis, amethyst, jade, rose quartz and other semiprecious stones. The tiny, jewel-encrusted evening bags, the minaudieres for which she is most noted, are witty, whimsimini-sculptures, cal crafted in every conceivable shape. From eggs and eggplants, to lady-
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bugs, pigs and monkeys embedded with thousands of hand-set crystals, they are all magnificent. Leiber also made miniature versions of the bags that she calls pill boxes as well as jewelry and other items. Leiber’s career spanned pre-World War II Hungary, where she was the first woman accepted into the prestigious handbag guild, through her emigration to the U.S., to 1993, when she sold her company to Time Inc. Leiber worked as a pattern maker and then
foreman for several handbag companies until she formed her own company in 1963. A collectible art form, Leiber bags are coveted by celebrities and socialites and are in the permanent collections of museums including the Smithsonian and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Open hours of the center are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. MondayThursday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For information, visit www.troyhayner.org or call (937) 339-0457.
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Ian Mohrbacher, 10, son of Danny and Sharon Mohrbacher, gets an upclose-and-personal visit with an opossum during a classroom visit at Holy Angels School by Marja Copeland, of Brukner Nature Center in Troy. The animal is native to Ohio, and that’s a primary focus of the fourth-grade social studies curriculum at Holy Angels.
• Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Support Group for patients and caregivers meets at St. Rita’s Regional Cancer Center in the Garden Conference Room from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (419) 227-3361. • PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) meets at 6 p.m. in the second floor board room of the Public Service Building on the OSU/Rhodes campus, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima. For more information, call (419) 581-6065, email email@example.com. • Asthma Awareness educational classes will be held at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration is not required and the class is free. For more information, call Stacy Hilgefort at (419) 394-3335, ext. 2004. • Minster Veterans of Foreign Wars meets for lunch at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on South Cleveland Street, Minster. A meeting will follow the meal. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Living the Basics, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Apostolic Temple, 210 Pomeroy Ave. • The New Bremen Public Library will host story time at 6:30 p.m. • The Colon Cancer Support Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Troy Christian Church, 1440 E. State Route 55, Troy. For more information, contact the UVMC Cancer Care Center at (937) 440-4820. • The Tri-County Computer Users Group meets at 7 p.m. at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community Amos Center Library and computer area. The meeting is open to anyone using computers and there is no charge. For more information, call Jerry or Doris Tangeman at 492-8790. • The Miami-Shelby Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Greene Street UMC, 415 W. Greene St. at Caldwell Street. For more information, call (937) 778-1586 or visit www.melodymenchorus.org. Men interested in singing are welcome.
Women In Networking (WIN) Vice President Karen Berning and WIN member Tiffany Rowland will host Therese Reed, with Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice, and Lu Ann Presser, from Dorothy Love, at the next WIN meeting. The two women will discuss options for eldercare and resources addressing a wide range of services. The meeting will be at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Amos Community Center, 3003 Cisco Road, April 9 at noon. The lunch costs $7. WIN is a council of the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among women in business, a network of support, and programs of interest, which promote success to the membership. Guests are always welcome. For more information about membership or for reservations call 492-9122.
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• Don’t use safety pins on the blanket; this could lead to shock or fire. • Completely unfold the blanket before using. — Heloise CLASSIC LETTER OF THOUGHT Dear Readers: Below is a classic Letter of Thought from the files: Dear Heloise: As soon as my two sons showed the least curiosity to help Mommy, I let them. Now, as older teenagers, doing any household chore, from cooking to cleaning, seems natural. They also know how to do outside chores. My reward? Two appreciative future daughters-in-law who will someday marry these knowledgeable, willing househusbands! — Donna J., from 1981 — Heloise
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Boyer Daughters of the American Revolut i o n Chapter welcomed n e w member C a t h y Starcher and two transfers Starcher its to chapter, Sherynne King and Sherri Jensen. A memorial service was held for Suzanne Klosterman and Helen Larck by club chaplain Debbie Miller. Prospective members and women are invited to tour the national website at www.dar.org and Ohio site at the www.ohiodar.org. The organization is a lineagebased membership of women whose ancestors fought or provided services in the Revolutionary War. The club is dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism.
Council seeks board trustees PIQUA — The Council on Rural Service Programs, a nonprofit human service organization, is looking for community-minded professionals as candidates to join its board of trustees. candidates The should have a complex scope and understanding of operational systems for a large company. Skills in finance, program or business development, and community or public relations would also be a benefit. Monthly meetings are held in Piqua. The agency administers grants and programs in a nine-county area of west central Ohio that include Head Start, Early Head Start, Kids Learning Place, Help Me Grow, Gateway Youth Programs, and Achievement Center for Educational Success. Also there are volunteer programs: HandsOn West Central Ohio, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, and AmeriCorps for Entrepreneurial Success. Residents or those who work in any Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Preble, Shelby, or Van Wert counties are eligible. Call Shirley Hathaway, executive director, at (937) 778-5220 or email her at email@example.com for information.
BEAVERCREEK — Bethany Sue Rodabaugh and John Eric Maltinsky, both of Beavercreek, have announced their engagement and plans to marry July 7, 2012, in the Beaver United Church of Christ in Beavercreek. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronald and Sue Rodabaugh, of Fairborn. She earned a Bachelor of Music from Bowling Green State University and is employed by Fairborn City Schools as an orchestra Rodabaugh/Maltinsky and choir teacher. She is a senior airman in the United States Air Force Reserves, serving in the Health Services Administration at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Her fiance is the son of Gregory and Joann Maltinsky, of Minster. He is a graduate of Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in management information systems. He is employed in Huber Heights by Tridec Technologies as a software developer.
LIMA — Rhodes State College student Ellyn J. Schmiesing, of Sidney, was recently named the Ohio 2012 New Century Scholar. Selection was based on her score earned in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition, which included more than 1,700 applications from more than 800 community colleges across the nation. Judges consider grades, leadership, activities and how students extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. Schmiesing is the first Rhodes State College student to receive the award. As a first-generation college student, Schmiesing is an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) and human services dual major with an ultimate goal of obtaining a Doctor of Occupational Therapy. She is a Newman Student Outreach member, the Ohio
County Republican event Wednesday local election The Shelby boards to improve County Republihow elections are can Party will run in Ohio, enhost its annual suring a fair, Lincoln Day dintransparent and ner on Wednesefficient process day at the in which all votPalazzo, 309 S. St., ers can be confiMain Husted dent. Botkins. “This will be a A social hour where attendees can great opportunity for meet with local elected everyone in our commuofficials and candidates nity to hear from our will begin at 6 p.m. and chief elections official. As dinner will begin at 7 debates heat up both in p.m. Reservations can be Ohio and around the made by leaving a mes- country about election sage at 492-0823 or by reforms, having Secreemailing shelbycoun- tary Husted in Shelby tyrepublicanparty@gmai County is very timely,” l.com. The suggested do- said Chris Gibbs, chairnation is $20 per person. man of the Shelby Republican The keynote speaker County will be Secretary of State Party. As the custodian of Jon Husted. Husted’s highest pri- business filings, Husted ority is to work with also is committed to en-
AgrAbility ProUSA Today. In gram coordinator addition, she will Auglaize, for join Rhodes State Mercer, Logan College Presiand Shelby coundent Dr. Debra ties, and actively McCurdy and involved in stuOTA Chairdent activities on woman Ann Best campus. While a to attend the full-time student American Associat Rhodes, she is Schmiesing ation of Commuin the Phi Theta nity Colleges Kappa Honor Society Convention in Orlando, and has been on the Fla. dean’s list for 11 quarThere, Schmiesing, ters. along with the other 51 “Ellyn was invested in New Century Scholars, her education by taking will be honored at the responsibility for it and New Century Scholars putting in long hours evening reception. working hard at it! She The New Century was not driven merely Scholars program and by obtaining a degree, All-USA Community but knowing she was be- College Academic Team, ginning her pursuit of a which is presented by lifelong profession,” said USA Today and Phi Diane S. Haller, interim Theta Kappa and sponchairwoman of Human sored by Follett Higher Services. Education Group, share As a New Century a common application Scholar, Schmiesing will and together recognize receive a $2,000 scholar- outstanding community ship, pen and plaque, college students. New and will be recognized in Century Scholars are the April 23 edition of the highest scoring stu-
dents in each state, plus one student from Canada and one additional student chosen from among one of the remaining seven sovereign nations where Phi Theta Kappa is represented internationally. “Ellyn is most deserving of being recognized. Not only does she excel in all academic and clinical coursework, she has proven her commitment of service, leadership and compassion for others through her extracurricular work, serving as the vice-president of the Rhodes OTA Student Club, attending the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association annual conference and establishing a collaboration to help community farmers who have been injured to return to their occupation of farming, an occupational therapy ideal! This is an exceptional tribute to Ellyn and Rhodes State College,” said Best.
Mothers club forms in McCartyville MCCARTYVILLE — The MOMS Club, an international support group for at-home mothers, is starting a new chapter in McCartyville and the surrounding areas. “With so many mothers working outside the home today, it can be extremely hard for stay-athome mothers to meet each other,” said Renee Roberts, founder and president of the new local group. “The MOMS Club allows at-home mothers to get together in a supportive atmosphere.” What makes the
will sponsor activity groups that will allow members to share similar interests. “Typical activity groups include playgroups, babysitting coops, a monthly MOMS night out, exercise classes, cooking frenzies, lunch get-togethers, and arts and crafts. Whatever mothers are interested in, we’re able to do,” Roberts said. Because the MOMS Club is a support group specifically for the mother-at-home, all meetings will be during the day and mothers may bring children to
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anything the club does. “Evenings are family time,” Roberts said. “Our meetings and most of our activities are during the day because that’s when the at-home mother most needs the support. Therefore, children are welcome at anything we do.” For information, visit Facebook at MOMS Club of McCartyville or call (937) 538-0193.
suring an employer’s first interaction with the state of Ohio is positive. Husted was elected in 2010 and serves as Ohio’s 53rd Secretary of State. He was first elected to the legislature in 2000. He served as Speaker of the Ohio House from 2005 to 2008. As speaker, Husted was instrumental in passing the most fiscally conservative budget in 40 years that included an overhaul of the state tax code and the largest income tax cut in Ohio’s history. In 2008, Husted was elected to continue his legislative work as a member of the Ohio Senate where he was a leading advocate for election, campaign finance and redistricting reform.
Piqua library lists activities PIQUA — Piqua Public Library will offer programs during schools’ spring break Monday through April 6. All spring break programs begin at 2 p.m. daily. Movies will be shown Monday and Wednesday. The Monday film is a recent Academy award winner about a young man on his own in a Paris train station, and the Wednesday movie is a total 1980s throwback film featuring David Bowie as king of the goblins. On Tuesday, teens are encouraged to take in their unwanted games, cards, movies, etc. for a “Stuff Swap.” Registration for the Stuff Swap is required: call (937) 7736753. April 5 is Wii gaming day. The Louis Program Room on the first floor will be set up with Wii screens projected onto the walls for oversized game play. “Pizza Taste-Off” rounds out the week April 6. Pizza restaurants from all over town are donating their goods for this challenge. Teens will be the judges. In order to participate in the Pizza TasteOff, teens must have attended at least two other programs during the week. “In theory, spring break is great,” said Beka Lindeman, information and reference specialist. “But for many of us, there is only so much sleeping in you can do before it becomes pretty boring. We encourage you to come to the library.”
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Midmark wins honors Hartzell breaks ground — VERSAILLES Teammates from Midmark Corp.’s Corporate and Marketing Communications Department took home top honors at the annual Hermes/ADDY competition presented by the American Advertising Fe d e r a t i o n - D a y t o n . Sales promotion materials for Midmark’s Be Free Barrier-Free Table promotion grabbed the gold. In addition, the Midmark team also received five silver awards spanning three categories: sales promotion, direct marketing and advertising industry selfpromotion. The Hermes/Addy Award competition is the advertising and marketing industry’s largest
competition. Its mission is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising. Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local level is the first tier in a national competition. Entries receiving the Hermes award are automatically submitted to the next level of the three-tier national ADDY Awards Competition. This is the sixth consecutive year Midmark has earned awards at the competition. “It’s an honor to compete and be recognized for advertising excellence by some of the most creative minds in the greater Dayton area,” said Ken DeMange, Midmark direc-
tor of corporate and marketing communications. “Midmark is committed to improving healthcare by bringing efficient patient care to people around the world. To that end, our teammates are committed to developing innovative, highlyeffective marketing communication initiatives.” Midmark’s creative services team includes Tanya Jay-Coby, creative services manager; Jenny Puthoff, marketing initiatives manager; and their design, copywriting and coordinating teams: Rebecca Arling, Julie Bollenbacher, Angie Kaiser, Kevin Smith, Alec Thielman, Jaimi Hemmerich, Kelly Mueller and Emily Grillot.
Ohioan named president of S.C. Honda plant MARYSVILLE — Brian Newman has been appointed as president at Honda of S o u t h Carolina Mfg., Inc., located in T i m m o n s ville, S.C., Newman w h e r e Honda produces all-terrain vehicles. In his new role, which becomes effective Sunday, Newman will be responsible for total HSC operations, including manufacturing and support functions and new model activities. Joining HSC in 2001, Newman has been with Honda for 32 years, in-
cluding 21 years with Honda of America Mfg. in Ohio, where he gained wide experience in motorcycle, automobile, engine and transmission production operations. Newman is currently senior vice president of the South Carolina facility, where he is responsible for overall plant operations. Newman succeeds Katsumi Fujimoto who will take on the role of senior vice president at Honda R&D Americas Inc., as general manager for North America Motorcycle Development & Production. “I look forward to leading our team to produce the highest-quality products, yet at reasonable prices for our customers in the U.S. and
worldwide,” said Newman. “This team is an inspiration to me as they improve our plant characteristics every day. We are constantly challenging ourselves to produce the best ATVs on earth.” A native of Bellefontaine, Newman began his career with Honda in 1980 as a production associate at the Marysville Motorcycle Plant in Marysville, Honda’s first U.S. plant. Over the next 16 years, Newman’s assignments included the Marysville Automobile Plant, Anna Engine Plant and Honda Transmission Mfg. of America Inc., where, in 1994, he was promoted to vice president of overall plant operations.
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BY FRANCIS DRAKE What kind of day will tomorrow be? To find out what the stars say, read the forecast given for your birth sign. For Sunday, April 1, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a wonderfully creative day for your sign! Meanwhile, of course, Aries is the artisan of the zodiac because you love arts and crafts, and working with your hands. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Entertain at home today. Invite the gang over. This is a feelgood day that affects your home and family in a positive way. (It’s a good day for real-estate dealings as well.) GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Expect to meet new faces and discover new places today. Today has lots of exciting twists and turns that surely will teach you something new. Be open to this. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) It’s very possible that you’ll think of ways to boost your income today. It’s also possible that you’ll see many ways to spend your income as well! Guard your
BY FRANCIS DRAKE What kind of day will tomorrow be? To find out what the stars say, read the forecast given for your birth sign. For Monday, April 2, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might get caught up in sports or partying, and go overboard today. Just remember to line up a designated driver if you need one. Be smart and have no regrets. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You’ll enjoy entertaining at home today. You feel that you want to do things in a big way, serving good food and drinks. You’ll be generous to family and guests. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be careful about promises you make to others, especially siblings and relatives. Don’t bite off more than you can chew (and you can chew a lot). CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Be prudent with financial matters today. If you’re fearful that you’re spending too much money on something, listen to that little voice that is a warning.
possessions and money, however. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) You feel adventurous and spontaneous today. (It’s almost as if there’s more electricity in the air.) You want to do something different, and you want to do it now! VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Unexpected discoveries and research might make you leap for joy. Answers you’ve been seeking suddenly are staring at you in the face. Who knew? LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Meetings in classes, gyms, coffee bars or places of work will provide a few surprises for you today. Expect the unexpected. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Feelings of independence will make you rebel against bosses and authority figures today. You want to do your own thing, and you don’t want others telling you what to do. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Travel plans look exciting, but they might have to be modified or changed in some way. This is a wonderful day to study something new or explore new territory.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A whole new spin on how shared property should be dealt with might come to you today. Alternatively, someone might do a favor for you or give you a gift when you least expect it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Relations with partners and close friends are interesting and stimulating today. Some of you are surprised by unexpected flirtations. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) New, high-tech equipment at work could be on the menu today. Others will find their work routine interrupted, but hopefully, for pleasant reasons. YOU BORN TODAY You are straightforward and sincere, and yet quite playful. People enjoy your company. Because you are wonderfully self-disciplined, many of you skillfully master a particular technique. You set high standards for yourself. Whatever you do, you want to do it the best you possibly can. Work hard to build or construct something in your year ahead, because your rewards will follow. Birthdate of: Wangari Maathai, Nobel laureate/environmentalist; Samuel R. Delany, author; Susan Boyle, singer.
LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) This is a fun-loving, happy-golucky day for you. The Moon is in your sign, and you want to have fun! In fact, things will tend to go your way today. Yippee! VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) It’s OK if you feel lazy today. Kick back and relax if you can. Everybody needs to have time off for rest and relaxation. (Even the government knows this.) LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You’re very ambitious about attaining certain goals today. If you tell others about your ideas, they might think your reach exceeds your grasp. Oh well, who knows? SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Don’t promise more than you can deliver when talking to bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs today. After all, you don’t want to end up with egg on your face, do you? (Ketchup helps.) SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Be reasonable in your travel plans today. You might be tempted to go overboard in some way. Make sure you don’t regret your decisions later.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) If sharing something or deciding on how something is divided, don’t give away the farm today. It’s important that you develop a healthy self-interest for your own protection. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Enjoy good times with partners and close friends today. People are big-hearted and generous to each other, which is gratifying. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You might not feel like working today, so just do the best you can. The truth is that everyone wants to play today and put work second. YOU BORN TODAY Many of you maintain a childlike, naive view of life. However, everyone can see you are honest and sincere. You have strong family values; nevertheless, you never give up your ideals and dreams. You fantasize about the future. (You have a great imagination!) In the year ahead, a major change might occur, perhaps something as significant as what took place around 2003. Birthdate of: Hiroyuki Sakai, celebrity chef; Emmylou Harris, singer; Michael Fassbender, actor.
Teachers should never date students him? Teachers the way they are. More feDR. WALwho date stu- male athletes are particiLACE: You addents should be pating in interscholastic vised a athletes than any time in ex-teachers! high-school girl If I was made our history. That’s great! to inform the aware that one of school principal DR. WALLACE: I’m a our male teachthat a male ers had asked a 15-year-old girl and live teacher asked girl student for a near Ontario High School, her for a date. I think this was a ’Tween date, when I had and I’m in the tenth stupid answer. If 12 & 20 the honor of grade. All of my friends go being a high- to OHS and so far, I like it the girl is 17 or Dr. Robert school principal, I here. 18, she is no Wallace My boyfriend attends would have longer considasked the super- Montclair High School, ered a girl. She is a young woman. Teachers intendent to remove him which is only two minutes have the right to date from the school and to ter- away from my dad’s work. minate his teaching con- My boyfriend wants me to anyone they choose. transfer to MHS so we can What if the guy had tract immediately. spend more time together. been a 22-year-old meIf given that choice, DR. WALLACE: Why chanic and the girl was an 18-year-old senior? Would do they have athletic should I stay at OHS or you have told the girl to teams for boys and sepa- transfer to MHS? - Sara, report the date offer to the rate teams for girls? Why Ontario, Calif. SARA: Stay at Ontario owner of the repair shop? don’t they just have Of course not! Wake up, “teams” and let the best High School, and someDr. Wallace, this is 2012, players play on them? - how I think your parents would agree. Unless there not 1912! — Pete, Dallas, Cindy, Kerrville, Texas CINDY: If male ath- are unusual situations, I Texas PETE: I don’t care if letes competed against fe- always recommend that it’s 1912 or today, high- male athletes for positions students attend the school school teachers have no on school athletic teams, near their home and in business soliciting dates not many female athletes their local school district. from their students. It’s would be able to make a Dr. Robert Wallace unethical, as well as un- team. Things are fine just professional. Remember, high school teachers have a captive audience. By law, most • CB Antennas students must attend Free Basic Basic Free school. They don’t have a Installation • Speakers Installation choice. Students also comwith purchase • Subwoofers pete for grades. Could a of stereo • Vehicle Remote Starts teacher give a student an • Ipod Adapters honest grade if that teacher was dating the 204 Commerce Dr., Anna student? What if a teacher 937-394-7338 bribed a student with an Mon-Fri 8-6 • Sat 9-5 • Closed Sun Electronics Inc. A if she would go out with
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Council gets update on sewer project KETTLERSVILLE — Kettlersville Village Council heard updates from the mayor and discussed contracts, including law enforcement coverage for the village, during a recent meeting. Mayor Eric Kaminsky gave a report, notthat the ing Kettlersville sewer project is progressing and that the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department granted a variance following inspection of the aeration systems. A public meeting with Rural Community Assistance Partnership has been scheduled for April 12 at 7 p.m. to discuss financial aid that may be available for sewer hookups, according to Kaminsky.
prove changing the street lighting contract from Dayton Power and Light to Miami Valley Lighting. Steinke was to be given a copy of the current DP&L bill by the fiscal officer. Ben Steinke of Elsass Fabricating spoke with council requesting updates on the sewer project and the South Street elevation in regard to how it would impact the new Elsass Fabricating building. Council approved the snow removal contract for 2012 from Van Buren Trustees. Township Council also approved a new fire contract. Council discussed the 2012 custodian/mowing contract and voted to keep Nellie McMaster as Law enforcement the custodian for the vilCouncil heard that lage for 2012 at a rate of Sheriff John Lenhart is $3,000 per year. Old church willing to work with Council discussed the council to provide law enforcement coverage old church in the village, since the building has for the village. Council members dis- been zoned for commercussed concerns about cial use. The owner is sidewalks and curbs considering requesting that the property be rebeing poured. It was noted that zoned as a residential there is no update on property. Axe told counthe possible closing of cil he is concerned about the Kettlersville post of- the condition of the upstairs area of the buildfice. Kaminsky said he ing. Kaminsky reviewed spoke to Chuck Axe, fire chief, regarding the for- estimates from Choice mer general store in the One Engineering for imvillage. Council member provements in the vilBart Shuster will con- lage. Shuster requested tact the state fire mar- that some changes be shal regarding other made to the estimates. Kaminsky appointed options for the property. Keith Phillips to serve Storm sewer Kaminsky received a on council’s Finance contract from Choice Committee. Council apOne Engineering for en- proved the appointgineering services for ment. the storm sewer im- Financial report Council members provements in the village. A contract was heard a financial report. signed regarding the The fund balances were fund, commitment made by general council in 2011 for the $69,070.70; street fund, $56,096.71; highway services. A fiscal report was fund, $6,606.99; and given and it was re- park fund, $514.45. The ported that leases have total amount of funds is been received from El- $132,288.85. Visitors at the meetsass Fabricating and Jim ing included Ben Staton for 2012. Council heard a re- Steinke, Elsass Fabricatquest from Barry ing; Barry Steinke, Steinke of Miami Valley Miami Valley Lighting; Lighting to ask that and former Mayor Ben council members ap- Bowsher.
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TODAY IN HISTORY CROSSWORD HOROSCOPE Saturday, March 31, 2012 Today ismore Saturday, March won’t let work or larger reYou 31, the 91st day ofyear 2012. There sponsibilities in the ahead intimidate you. You’ll the are 275 days left realize in thethat year. the jobs are, the more signifibigger Today’s Highlight in History: cant the returns are likely to be. On March 31, 1932, Ford ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Keep Motor Co. publicly your disagreements with unveiled your mate its powerful flathead V8when enor special someone to yourself public. You anyeightbetter out inwhile gine; notwon’t thefeel first if you let things rip — fact, the you cylinder engine, it inwas mighttofind being frowned beyourself affordable to the first upon. general public, and proved TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Be unvery popular. derstanding, not critical, when someone is trying to help you, even if he or On this date: she going about itFrench all wrong.engiIf the ■is In 1889, feels you don’t appreciate the person neer Gustave Eiffel unfurled help, it’ll never be offered again. the French tricolor from atop GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — If the Tower, officially not careful, extravagance could you’reEiffel marking itsofcompletion. get the better you, leaving you with inadequate resources to Dame acquire ■ In 1931, Notre something that you coach really need. Put college football Knute necessity ahead of desire. Rockne, 43, was killed in the CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Stick crash of that a are TWA plane in to matters materially meanBazaar, Kan.you are exceptionally ingful, which good handling, and leave the social ■ at In 1933, President concerns —D. where you could signed bomb — Franklin Roosevelt up to someone else. the Emergency Conservation LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Most limiWork which created tationsAct, you experience will be thethe reCivilian Conservation Corps. sult of your own negative thinking and/or behavior. to suc■ In 1943,If you thewant Rodgers ceed, you must have an expansive, opand Hammerstein musical timistic outlook. “Oklahoma!” opened on VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Giving is Broadway. a two-way street. People will treat you ■ Inif 1949, Newfoundland kindly you’re equally as generous with them as they are with you — (now called Newfoundland that can mean with your time asconwell and Labrador) entered as with your possessions. federation as Canada’s 10th LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — It might province. not be too smart to request a business ■ from Insomeone 1953, Stanley favor you know purely on a social basis. you cross that Kubrick’s firstOnce feature film, a line,drama it could chill the“Fear relationship. war titled and DeSCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Unforsire,” premiered in New York. tunately, thinking and doing are not ■ In 1968, President Lynone and the same thing. You might don B. seek Johnson stunned simply out accolades and the endorsement, not necessarily country byyet announcing atwant the to do anythingoftoaearn them. conclusion broadcast adSAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — If dress on Vietnam that he you’re not getting the best results by would not seektechniques, re-election. using traditional experi■ In 1976, Jersey ment with somethe new New procedures. It may be time Court for a change. Supreme ruled that CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. — Karen Ann Quinlan, who19)was Forming an association for the wrong in a persistent vegetative reasons might drag you down instead state, could beposition disconnected of making your stronger. from her respirator. Make sure any big move(Quinlan, you make has a remained legitimate purpose. who unconscious, AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Bedied in 1985.) fore any 167 impulsive promises ■ making In 1986, people died to an old friend, you should think when a Mexicana Airlines twice. Your good intentions could go Boeing 727when crashed in a by the board you realize it’srean mote mountainous region of inconvenience. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — When Mexico. taking a job oractor performing a serv■ Inon1993, Brandon ice for another, be absolutely certain Lee, 28, was shot to death you estimate the cost accurately. Any during a movie oversightthe will filming come out ofofyour pocket, innotWilmington, N.C., by a bulthe client’s. COPYRIGHT United Feature let fragment2012 lodged inside a Syndicate, prop gun.Inc.
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Mostly cloudy in morning, then partly cloudy High: 55°
Partly cloudy Low: 45°
Partly cloudy, 30% chance of rain, t-storms High: 75° Low: 55°
Partly cloudy, 30% chance of rain, t-storms High: 78° Low: 50°
Partly cloudy, 50% chance of rain, t-storms High: 65° Low: 42°
Partly cloudy High: 60° Low: 40°
Dry weather returns today
Mostly sunny High: 62° Low: 42°
A strong storm system was expected to m o v e through the region Frid a y . S o m e storms were expected to be strong. The good news is that dry weather returns today.
High Thursday.......................59 Low Thursday .......................38
24 hours ending at 7 a.m..none Month to date.....................2.27 Year to date........................6.89
Saturday’s sunset ......8:01 p.m. Sunday’s sunrise .......7:20 a.m. Sunday’s sunset.........8:02 p.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.
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Cleveland 48° | 36°
Toledo 52° | 33°
Youngstown 55° | 37°
Mansfield 54° | 36°
Columbus 55° | 41°
Dayton 57° | 42° Fronts Cold
20s 30s 40s
Cincinnati 61° | 48°
Portsmouth 64° | 52°
90s 100s 110s
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Causes of shin pain noted DEAR DR. side next to the DONOHUE: I opposite leg. One have been walkof the most freing on concrete quent causes of sidewalks for exshin pain, and the ercise for about one that I believe 10 years. I walk pertains to you, is two miles in 35 medial tibial minutes, three stress syndrome. times per week. To your It’s an inflammaLately my shins tion of the covergood hurt when I walk. ing of the tibia, What could cause health the periosteum. this? — W.G. An increase in Dr. Paul G. ANSWER: the intensity, freDonohue The reflex answer quency or durato your question is shin- tion of exercise is one splints. That, however, is cause. You didn’t mention a meaningless diagnosis. any of these. Running on It indicates that you have an unyielding surface is shin pain, something you another cause. That does knew on your own. A fit your picture. Shoes cause isn’t identified. The that don’t provide adeterm should be swept into quate cushioning when history’s dustbin. the foot strikes the A number of conditions ground are often to cause shin pain. The shin, blame. An exaggerated by the way, is the tibia, turning of the foot to the the larger of the two leg big toes side when the bones. You can feel it on foot hits the pavement is the medial side of your another possibility. Look lower leg. Medial is the at your shoes. If there’s
more wear on the big toe side, your foot strike could be the trouble. The process is called overpronation. Take a two-week break. If you want to exercise, swim or pedal a stationary bike. Ice the shins for 10 minutes three times a day. If icing doesn’t ease the pain, try heat. Light compression of the leg with an elastic wrap like an ACE bandage helps. For pain, use Tylenol, aspirin or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory like Advil or Aleve. You might want to invest in a new pair of walking shoes. If you don’t do that, buy foot cushions to insert in your shoes. They’re found in all drugstores. If the pain hasn’t resolved in two weeks, you must see the family doctor. Medial tibial stress syndrome is only one cause of shin pain.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I got hit by a bat directly in my stomach. It knocked the wind out of me. I literally could not breathe. Why? — E.O. ANSWER: Midway between the bellybutton and the breastbone is a network of nerves that supplies the diaphragm, the breathing muscle, and a blow there causes a temporary paralysis of that muscle. It’s a shortlived but frightening experience. Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Readers may also order health newsletters from www.rbmamall.com.
Students rank high at science fair Fifteen Lehman Catholic High School students participated in the 2012 District Science Fair at Central State University recently. Eight of the students returned with superior ratings and the opportunity to advance to the State Science Fair. Two of the eight earned perfect scores of 40 points. Junior Samantha Neumeier received a perfect score of 40 on her biochemistry project, “The Effect of Milk on Plant Growth.” Senior Nicole Larger received a perfect score of 40 on her engineering project, “The Efficiency of Insulators.” Larger was also the recipient of a scholarship from Central State University. Other Lehman students receiving superior ratings were junior Lauren Bosway (“Comparing the Amount of Saturated Fats in Oils”), sophomore MaKenna Cabe (“Music’s Many Moods”), senior Katie Catanzarite (“The Effects of UV Rays on the Bacteria in Raw Milk”), senior William Duritsch (“Phosphate Removal in Water”), senior Daniel Sehlhorst (“Ascorbic Acid Breakdown: A Time Trial”) and sophomore Grace Winhoven (“Percent of Time a House Fly Spends Grooming Itself by Body Parts”). In addition to their superiors, Duritsch and Catanzarite received $500 cash awards from Battelle. Students receiving excellent ratings at the district fair were freshman Josh West, senior Lexie Froning, freshman Maria Pannapara, junior Kathryn Rossman and senior Kandis Sargeant. West received the Navy Science Award — a medal, certificate and $50 cash — for his civil engineering project, “Best Angle for the Propellers on a Wind Turbine.” West District Science Day is sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science. The mission of the academy is to foster curiosity, discovery and innovation for the benefit of society. The District Science Fair showcased more than 423 student projects. The State Science Fair is scheduled May 5 at The Ohio State University. The State Science Fair is the pinnacle of studentoriginated, inquiry-based science education for Ohio’s students. The academic equivalent of a state athletic championship, this year’s event is the largest of its kind in the nation. Drawing upon an annual base of more than 30,000 students at more than 1,000 local school science days or science fairs, more than 1,000 students in grades 7-12 from nearly 300 schools will be evaluated this year on their scientific research and communication skills. They will compete for more than 100 different scholarships and awards valued at more than $2.5 million. Both individual and team student research projects will be recognized. First held in 1949, the 58th Annual State Science Day is sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science. Additional financial sponsors include American Electric Power, the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Battelle and Time Warner Cable.
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Senior is eager to prevent life from going to the dogs DEAR ABBY: I’m me my Social Security a 17-year-old senior card or birth certifiwith a single, very cate, so I cannot get controlling mother. on with my life. It’s impossible to have Please help. — a sit-down conversaTEEN WHO NEEDS tion with her because ADVICE she’s always working DEAR TEEN: to support us. She Where is your father works as a dog in all of this? If your Dear groomer. She’s always mother doesn’t want Abby polite to her cusyou to see your birth Abigail tomers and friends, certificate, it may be but she turns into a Van Buren that there’s something witch when it’s just she’s afraid you will her and us kids. see. Her controlling behavior I have never had any free- does seem excessive for a girl dom. I go to school, come your age. home and groom dogs, then In a few months you will it’s the same cycle all over be an adult. If you wish to again. She makes me feel continue your education, you useless unless I’m working should talk to a counselor at for her, and the truth is I school about it and inquire think she wants me to live about scholarships, student with her forever. She won’t aid and how to apply. Do not let me work, doesn’t want me let your mother’s disapproval to go to college and won’t give discourage you from trying.
DEAR ABBY: I’m dating a hard-to-find kind of man. He is charming, funny, polite and very sweet. He is my Prince Charming except for one thing. He’s a racist. I have asked him not to say demeaning things about people of other races to me because it upsets me. Most of his friends are like that, too. When he meets someone of a different race he’s polite and friendly, but when he sees someone on TV, or walking on the street he makes derogatory comments. I’m considering breaking up with him over this. Am I overly sensitive, or is this a legitimate concern? — TOO SENSITIVE IN TEXAS DEAR TOO SENSITIVE: You’re not overly sensitive. We are living in an increasingly diverse society that in years to come will only become more
so. Birds of a feather tend to flock together, and so do racists. Unless you want to become increasingly isolated and surrounded only by people who think like your “Prince” does, find someone who thinks more like you do. You’ll be happier in the long run. DEAR ABBY: My cousin “Carla” just had a baby. She’s in her early 20s, unemployed and living in a condo her parents bought her so she won’t be homeless. Her deadbeat boyfriend lives with her. They smoke pot and love to party, although Carla has abstained since she got pregnant. When I received an invitation to her baby shower, I declined. I don’t think her having a baby is a good thing, and I didn’t feel comfortable celebrating this “good” news. I
have not offered my opinion on the subject, but when my sister asked me why and I told her, she called me selfish. Do you think she is right? — PRINCIPLED COUSIN DEAR PRINCIPLED COUSIN: I don’t think you were selfish for sticking with your principles. Nor do I think your unemployed cousin and her deadbeat boyfriend are heading down the road of parenthood in a responsible way. Because you didn’t feel you would enjoy the event, you were right to decline the invitation. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
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Saturday, March 31, 2012
REPLAY 50 years ago March 31, 1962 Sidney High School will be looking for a new coach at the close of the present school term. Sam Mincone, who served as line coach for the football team the past two years, will be returning to his home town of Clairton, Pa., to be an assistant football coach.
25 years ago March 31, 1987 Minster evened its record at 1-1 with a 14-8 win over Spencerville. Jeff Roetgerman had three hits, including a double, Mike Wiss had three hits, and Tony Goubeaux had two hits, including a grand slam.
CALENDAR High school sports Today’s schedule Baseball Sidney at Lima Bath (2) Lehman at Covington (2) Fairlawn at Riverside (2) Houston at New Bremen (2) Franklin-Monroe at Russia (2) Minster at St. Marys (2) Versailles at Graham (2) Softball Botkins JV at Christian Academy Sidney at Graham (2) Urbana at Riverside Fort Loramie at St. Henry (2) Russia at Minster (2) Crestview, Shawnee, Spencerville at New Bremen Versailles at Newton Track Lehman at Tipp City Inv. Jackson Center, Houston, Fort Loramie, Russia, Minster at Versailles Inv. (boys)
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It’s ‘The Other Game’ Ohio State-Kansas battle overshadowed by Kentucky-Louisville NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Welcome to “The Other Game” at the Final Four. OK, so, the Ohio StateKansas matchup may not have the fantastic freshmen, the outspoken coaches or blood-feud story line of the opening semifinal between Kentucky and Louisville. But this one still should be worth a two-hour investment in front of the TV set Saturday night. Besides the chance to watch two top-line teams play for a spot in the national title game, the Buckeyes-Jayhawks game offers a rare opportunity to see two All-Americans going at it with everything on the line. Ohio State is led by Jared Sullinger, the sophomore forward who missed the first matchup between these teams with a bad back. Kansas’ best player is Thomas Robinson, who had 21 points and seven rebounds in the Jayhawks’ 7867 win on Dec. 10. “In my eyes, he’s the college player of the year,” Sullinger said of Robinson. “I know some think different. But with his season, the way he took his team to the top,
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OHIO STATE head coach Thad Matta walks watches his team during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament Friday in New Orleans. Ohio State plays Kansas in a semifinal game on Saturday. you’ve just got to give it to him.” In fact, it’s Kentucky’s Anthony Davis who took player of the year awards from The Associated Press and college basketball writers Friday. But while Davis is a story of an ultra-talented freshman try-
ing to lead his team to a championship in what likely will be his only year with the Wildcats, Sullinger and Robinson approach college in a different way. At one point last season, Sullinger was viewed as a surefire lottery pick, a one-
and-done prospect with nothing much left to prove in college. He never saw it that way, however, and when Ohio State was eliminated from last year’s tournament as a No. 1 seed, the 6-foot-9 forward committed to staying in college. “I wanted to make a statement, that not everybody is using college basketball as a pit stop to go the next level,” he said. “That there’s more than money and endorsements. There’s championships that you’ve got to win at every level. That’s what I pride myself on. I’ve won a championship all the way from elementary to now. I pride myself on winning. That’s the biggest thing. That’s why I came back.” “Pride,” was also one of the first words Robinson used when asked about his decision to return for his junior year. He spent most of his first two seasons playing limited minutes behind the Morris twins, Markieff and Marcus. NBA scouts were telling Robinson he could be a firstround draft pick if he left. See BUCKS/Page 2B
BASEBALL Baseball Calendar The Associated Press April 2 — Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2012 salary. April 4 — Opening day, St. Louis at Miami. Active rosters reduced to 25 players. May 16-17 — Owners' meetings, New York. June 4 — Amateur draft. July 10 — All-Star game, Kansas City, Mo. July 13 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign. July 22 — Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players. Oct. 5 — Postseason begins November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series. November TBA — Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “As st udent athletes of this university we are left without an answer as to why our two leaders, Coach Pflugrad and Jim O'Day, are gone.” — An open letter signed by the University of Montana football team after the athletic director and head coach were fired Thursday
ON THIS DATE IN 1909 — Baseball's National Commission rules that players who jump contracts will be suspended for five years. Players joining outlaw organizations will be suspended for three years as punishment for going outside organized baseball. 1973 — Ken Norton scores a stunning upset by winning a 12round split decision over Muhammad Ali to win the NABF heavyweight title. Norton, a 5-1 underdog, breaks Ali's jaw in the first round.
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Awaiting the throw Sidney’s Alex White waits for the throw as Tecumseh’s Tony Evans tries to steal second base during action at Sidney in high school baseball Friday. This game and several more around the area fell victim to the rain before they could be completed.
Homers key 5-run 8th, Reds beat Tribe GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Todd Frazier and Juan Francisco are doing their best to make a case for a roster spot. Frazier, Francisco and Ryan LaMarre homered in a five-run eighth inning off reliever Dan Wheeler and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday. Frazier and Francisco are competing for the job of backing up veteran Scott Rolen. Frazier has minor league options left and Francisco doesn’t. But Frazier is a better defensive player and has hit a team-leading five home runs.
Francisco was slowed with a calf injury early in camp and was overweight but has hit four home runs, including two in the past two games. “They’ve had a lot of atbats,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “The final spots are the toughest to make if you have a good team. If you don’t have a good team, you don’t have as many options.” With one out, Frazier and Francisco homered. Willie Harris singled and scored on Ryan Ludwick’s double. LaMarre’s two-run homer capped the rally. Frazier has prepared for
Padres sign Luebke to contract extension PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Cory Luebke to a contract extension through at least the 2015 season on Friday night. Luebke is a graduate of Marion Local High Luebke School.
The deal for Luebke, who was 6-10 with a 3.29 ERA in 46 games (17 starts) last season, includes team options for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Padres also agreed to long-term deals with center fielder Cameron Maybin and catcher Nick Hundley earlier this month.
whatever is decided. “I have put things together whether I go to Cincinnati or Louisville,” Frazier said. “They haven’t told me anything yet.” Carlos Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Reds opening day starter Johnny Cueto. Cueto went six innings, allowing two runs and four hits in his last start before opening day. “I’m ready for the season,” Cueto said. “I’ve learned from watching Aaron Harang and Edinson Volquez pitch on opening day. I feel like I’m the number one (starter) now, but I have to keep working.” Jeanmar Gomez left the game with a mildly strained hip after 3 2/3 innings. The Cleveland pitcher stretched for a return throw from shortstop Cabrera to complete a double play in the bottom of the fourth inning. He threw two balls to Chris Heisey before he was removed. “Gomez was doing very well until that mild hip sprain,” Indians manager Manny Acta said. “We didn’t want to take any chances with him. He had a little trouble pushing off and looked un-
comfortable. This does not eliminate him from fifth spot consideration.” The fifth spot is between Gomez and Kevin Slowey, who allowed seven earned runs in five innings in a minor league game. Gomez is the third Indians pitcher to get hurt in two days. Derek Lowe left his start Thursday with a sore back and David Huff injured his hamstring later in that game. Wheeler found out earlier in the day that he made the Indians’ opening day roster. Notes: RHP Jairo Asencio reported to the Indians camp after he was acquired from Atlanta on Thursday. He will try to earn a bullpen spot by pitching Saturday and Monday. ... Carlos Santana hit his fourth home run of the spring for Cleveland. ... The Reds are down to 12 pitchers, including non roster LHP Jeff Francis, who will start against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. ... Former Ohio State running back Beanie Wells threw out the first pitch. The pitch from the Arizona Cardinals running back was caught by LaMarre, a University of Michigan graduate.
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Versailles names Loramie McShay says assistant new head coach Browns can’t VERSAILLES — It will be a return to a more traditional offense for the Versailles High School football program with new coach Adam Miller, who was introduced Friday in a press conference at VHS. And when that tradition includes six state championships and 12 Final Four appearances, it would be hard to argue with it. Miller was an assistant coach at Fort Loramie last season. “I just want to continue the great tradition Versailles has in football,” Miller said. “I am excited and can’t wait to get started. I think most of the assistants will stay, although I have to confirm that with them.” Miller is replacing Bob Olwin, who retired earlier this year, before taking the job at Lake High School near Toledo. “We hate to see him go,” said Fort Loramie head coach Matt Burgbacher. “I know he only spent one year with us, but the kids really liked him, and I wish him nothing but the best. He’s excited, and I think Versailles got it right.” Olwin ran a five-receiver set on offense and led the Tigers to the sec-
Adam Miller ond round of the playoffs last fall. Miller will return to a more traditional I-formation look on offense. “We will run some shotgun, but a lot of it will be taking snaps under center,” Miller said. “We will do what fits our personnel best.” He has a good building block in junior-to-be quarterback Nick Campbell. As a sophomore last season, Campbell completed 175 of 286 passes for 2,705 yards and 33 touchdowns. “Nick is a great athlete,” Miller said. “We are going to take advantage of his talents. I think adding the running game is just going to compliment what he
can do throwing the ball and help him.” And Miller has no problem mixing things up on offense. “Ideally, I would like it to be a 60-40 run-pass ratio,” he said. “But, if we see teams stacking the line and overplaying the run, we can throw the ball more.” On defense, the Tigers will play a 4-3. “I don’t think it is all that different from what they have played here in the past,” Miller said. “We played a 4-3 when I was in high school and college and then at Ottawa-Glandorf.” Miller played his high football at school Delphos St. John’s and went on to play for Ohio Northern University. “In high school I played on offense, then in college, I played on defense,” he said. “I guess I would say I am more of a defensive-minded coach, although I have coached on both sides of the ball.” Miller has gained valuable experience as an assistant at OttawaGlandorf, Northmont, Versailles and Loramie. And he is already on staff at Versailles High School. “That is the thing that has calmed me down,” he
said. “I have gotten to know a lot of the players and have relationships with them. I am not going into this thing blind.” He is looking forward to getting back to his high school roots and coaching in the Midwest Athletic Conference. “Absolutely,” he said. “The MAC is the best small school league in the state of Ohio. I look forward to going out and facing the kind of competition you see in the MAC on a weekly basis.” He said to accomplish the ultimate goal you have to take it one step at a time. “I think everybody’s goal is to win the state championship,” he said. “But you need to set obtainable goals — not that the state championship isn’t obtainable — to get there. Our first goal is to win our first game. We want to do well in the MAC — and the biggest goal is to make it to the playoffs. “History indicates if you do that (make the playoffs) in the MAC, you are going to do pretty well unless you face another MAC team. I think MAC teams are like 47-1 in the first round of the playoffs against nonleague schools.”
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns, after not offering enough to the Rams for the second pick of this year’s draft so they could draft quarterback Robert Griffin III, could end up with the last laugh on April 26. ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay raved about Texas A&M’s Ryan Tannehill during a conference call Friday and said if he were running the Browns he “would have difficulty passing on him with that No. 4 pick.” “To me,” McShay said, “Andrew Luck is No. 1. There is a little drop-off between him and Robert Griffin III. But I don’t think the difference between Robert Griffin III and Tannehill is all that big.” McShay made the pitch for the Browns taking Tannehill even though in his most recent mock draft Wednesday he has them taking wide receiver Justin Blackmon from Oklahoma State. As McShay sees it the Browns could draft Tannehill with one pick instead of trading
three first-round picks as they allegedly offered for Griffin. Of course, if the Browns really do want Tannehill they could be left at the bus stop again, suitcase in hand, because the Dolphins could jump over them and trade with Minnesota for the third pick to use it on Tannehill. Or the Browns could decide Tannehill is just the flavor of the week and not worthy of a high draft pick. In that case, McShay said picking running back Trent Richardson with the fourth pick makes the most sense for the Browns. “I think there’s no question that Trent Richardson is a better talent (than Blackmon), and I think he has a chance to come in and become an immediate success,” McShay said. “There’s no part of his game that I look at that I don’t like. I think he can come in and become a huge difference maker in a league right now that is trending away from the running back position and more towards the passing attack and having these big wide receivers.”
SHS grad Van Horn leads WSU pitchers Sidney High graduate Jack Van Horn is developing into one of Wright State’s top pitchers this spring. He’s coming off a good couple of weeks for the Raiders. Right now, the righthander has appeared in 11 of the team’s 22 games, and has a 1.15 earned run average. He leads the team in ERA and appearances. Last Saurday, against Butler, Van Horn entered the game in the third inning with the Raiders trailing 8-6. He threw 32/3 scoreless innings, did not give up a hit, struck out five and issued just one walk. That set the stage for a Wright State rally that produced a 19-10 win, giving Van Horn the victory to put him 2-0 on the season. Then in a 7-1 win over Ohio University, he pitched one scoreless inning in a 7-1 win. During the previous week, he threw a scoreless inning against Ken-
tucky, which was 22-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation at the time. Kenleigh Ludlow, Fort Loramie Ludlow had a big week for the Cedarville University women’s softball team, upping her average on the season to .361. She started out in the Cedarville Classic with back-to-back 2-for-3 games against Salem International, both Cedarville victories. She scored two runs and stole a base in an 8-2 win, then scored three runs and drove in another in a 10-2 win.
Then in her next three games, she scored four times and had two more hits. Cedarville has won seven in a row and 12 of its last 14, and is now 17-10. Ludlow is 26-for72 on the year and has scored 18 times. Joe Engle, Sidney Engle wielded a real hot bat this week for Union College of Kentucky, with eight hits in 16 at-bats. He was 2-for-3 in game one against Bluefield, Va., 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the second game of the series, and 3-for-4
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with a run and an RBI in the third game. Then against Lindsey Wilson, he was 1-for-5 with a run scored. He is now hitting .374 and leads the team in doubles with 10, homers with four and RBIs with 36. Jordan Goffena, Sidney Goffena ran for Miami University in the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, and set a personal record in taking third place in the 110 hurdles. His time was 14.23, and that’s the third-best all-time at Miami. Derek Coverstone, Fort Loramie Coverstone had a huge game for St. Francis of Fort Wayne in a win over Grace, Ind., this week. He had three hits and two of them were home runs. He scored twice and had six RBIs. On the year he is hitting .321 with three homers and 25 RBIs. Wes Hunsucker, Anna Hunsucker has
pitched well of late for St. Francis, lowering his ERA to 3.02. In his latest outing, against Grace, he pitched a complete game, allowing four hits, two runs, and one earned run. He struck out five and walked just one. He leads the staff in innings pitched with 412/3. Kristy Frilling Frilling, of Sidney, is busy with the women’s tennis team at Notre Dame. In her latest action, she won 7-6 (7-5), 63 against Hawaii, 6-3, 6-3 against Wyoming and 6-4, 6-1 against Marquette, all at second singles. And she teamed with her doubles partner to also win all three matches. The is 13-12 this season at singles, bringing her career mark to 9741. She is 19-8 this season in doubles play. Eric Terwilliger, Anna Terwilliger had two hits in four trips for the University of Findlay in
a game against Ohio Dominican. Katie Borchers, Russia Borchers ran for Ohio State in the Central Florida Invitational last weekend and placed 21st in the 800 in 2:16.54. (winning time 2:06.97). Mitchell Bensman, Russia Bensman scored two runs and walked twice in both games against Valley Forge Christian this week. Bensman plays for Gallaudet University. Janel Olberding, Fort Loramie Olberding ran for Ohio State in the Central Florida Invitational and placed 34th in the 400 dash in 58.72 (winning time 52.6). Kathy Dirksen, Marion Local Dirksen competed for Hillsdale in the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational meet last weekend and placed eighth in the hammer throw with a distance of 164-2. She was also 14th in the discus (126-11)
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Versailles’ Campbell BEL-MAR HONOR ROLL signs with Findlay VERSAILLES — Versailles High School senior Mitchell Campbell, who has been selected to All-Ohio teams in both football and basketball, Campbell recently signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Findlay. Success on the athletic field in the Campbell family is nothing new — his older sister Megan played on Versailles’ only state championship basketball team, was a state placer
in track and was an AllOhio volleyball player. She currently plays for the University of Dayton. In football, Campbell was honorable mention Midwest Athletic Conference selection as a sophomore, second team All-MAC as a junior and first team All-MAC this past season, catching 58 passes for 970 yards and 13 touchdowns. In basketball, he was named second team AllMAC as a junior, before being named first team All-MAC this winter. He was also named second team All-Southwest District and honorable mention All-Ohio.
Lehman tennis team 3-0 after 4-1 victory Lehman went to 3-0 on the season with a 4-1 victory over Wapakoneta in boys high school tennis action Thursday. At first singles, Pierce Bennett won 6-1, 6-1 over Joey Jose, at second singles it was Dan Sehlhorst over Andy Faller 6-0, 6-0, and at third singles, Mitchell
Shroyer won over Zach Holtzapple 6-1, 6-3. At second doubles, Louis Gaier and Riley Pickrel defeated John Moots and David Gershner 6-0, 6-3. The first doubles team of Matt Ulrich and David Freytag lost to Rex Azbell and Anthony Kennard 6-0, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5.
Tawawa Park to again be stocked with trout The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will again be releasing rainbow trout into Sidney’s Tawawa Lake this spring. The annual release draws many to fish the lake’s banks. Fish ranging from 10 to 13 inches in size are scheduled to be delivered April 19. The daily catch limit for Ohio’s inland lakes is five trout per angler. While Tawawa Park is still closed to vehicular traffic, access for anglers to catch trout is allowed with a valid fishing li-
Bel-Mar Bowling Lanes Honor Roll MEN High game Joe Green ...................(2) 300 Dave Fogt ........................300 Brian Green ................... 300 Bob Elsner.......................300 Jon Abbott .......................300 Kevin Beatty ...................300 Josh Ludwig....................299 Scott Haynes ...................299 Adam Hilyard .................298 Paul Teegarden ...............298 Dan Swiger .....................290 High series Joe Green ........................828 Paul Teegarden ...............787 Dan Swiger .....................785 Josh Ludwig....................784 Bob Elsner.......................782 Brian Green ....................771 Chris Joyce......................769 Curt Joyce .......................758 Adam Hilyard .................756 High average Joe Green ........................234 Dan Swiger .....................229 Josh Ludwig....................224 Bob Elsner.......................222 Brian Green ....................217 Galen Collier...................217 Curt Joyce .......................214 Tim Hutchinson..............212 Jon Abbott .......................212 DJ Johnson .....................212 WOMEN High game Haley VanHorn ...............279 Angie Mentges ................278 Megan Coffield................277 Jackie Maurer.................253 Donna Gold .....................251 Heather Dresback ..........246
Melanie McBride ............244 Cassie Latimer................237 High series Haley VanHorn ..............721 Angie Mentges ...............681 Jackie Maurer................680 Cassie Latimer ..............649 Teresa McGrath.............645 Trista McNabb...............636 Brenda Schulze..............624 Patti Latimer .................619 High average Angie Mentges ...............192 Jackie Maurer................184 Teresa McGrath.............180 Cassie Latimer ..............176 Sarah Allen ....................172 Donna Gold ....................170 Jenny Wagner................167 Joy Cippoloni .................167 Haley VanHorn ..............167 SENIOR MEN High game Don Bodenmiller............277 Marty Stapleton ............265 Richard Stempkowski ...257 Jerry Smith....................255 Mark Deam ....................252 Dick Tennery..................249 Ralph Abbott..................248 Tom Hill .........................246 High series Ralph Abbott..................686 Don Bodenmiller............651 Bill Johnson ...................643 Jerry Smith....................642 Tom Hill .........................634 Mark Deam ....................631 Dick Tennery..................631 Willie Metz.....................610 Marty Stapleton ............610 High average Tom Hill .........................183 Ralph Abbott..................181
Bill Johnson ...................177 Dick Tennery..................175 Jim Risk .........................172 Willie Metz.....................168 Fred Bodenmiller ..........167 Richard Reading ............167 SENIOR WOMEN High game Linda Limbert ...............234 Rose Ann Chaffins.........224 Jan Bensman .................216 Sue Dougherty...............207 Linda Rumpff.................207 Dorothy Harford ............206 Lois Metz .......................201 Gail Fogt ........................201 High series Rose Ann Chaffins.........568 Wilma Smith..................543 Linda Limbert ...............517 Lois Metz .......................512 Sue Dougherty...............510 Linda Rumpff.................499 Diane Fleckenstein........496 Jan Bensman .................494 High average Rose Ann Chaffins.........162 Linda Rumpff.................149 Jan Bensman .................144 Lea Muhlenkamp ..........141 Sue Dougherty...............141 Lois Metz .......................141 Gail Fogt ........................141 Diane Fleckenstein........138 BOYS High game Trent Knoop...................300 Jacob Blankenship ........259 Ryan Yinger ...................246 Jac Beatty ......................243 Michael Barber ..............238 Kegan Latimer ..............236 Luke Goubeaux..............235 Cameron DeMoss ..........235 High series
Trent Knoop...................743 Jacob Blankenship ........655 Kegan Latimer ..............644 Ryan Yinger ..................632 Luke Goubeaux..............590 Cameron DeMoss ..........581 Michael Barber ..............580 Sean Holthaus ...............564 High average Trent Knoop...................219 Jacob Blankenship ........187 Kegan Latimer ..............183 Ryan Yinger ...................181 Luke Goubeaux..............173 Michael Barber ..............170 Cameron DeMoss ..........166 Sean Holthaus ...............162 GIRLS High game Bethany Pellman ...........266 Shelbie Anderson...........244 Michelle Abbott..............223 Ally Kittle ......................209 Jenny Beatty..................193 Tiffany Kies ...................184 Heather Gold .................180 Merri Leist .....................172 High series Bethany Pellman ...........675 Shelbie Anderson...........608 Michelle Abbott..............557 Ally Kittle ......................484 Tiffany Kies ...................477 Morgan Carey ................473 Heather Gold .................469 Jenna Beatty..................447 High average Bethany Pellman ...........184 Shelbie Anderson...........179 Michelle Abbott..............167 Tiffany Kies ...................141 Ally Kittle ......................137 Morgan Carey ................124 Autumn Emrick.............123 Jenna Beatty..................123
COMMUNITY LANES HONOR ROLL Community Lanes, Minster MEN Week High game Steve Collins . . . . . . . . . 278 Benji Gill. . . . . . . . . . . . 277 Bill Elson . . . . . . . 267, 257 Scott Hogenkamp . . . . . 258 Tom Sherman . . . . . . . . 257 Jerry Keller. . . . . . . . . . 253 High series Bill Elson . . . . . . . . . . . 770 Dan Swiger . . . . . . . . . . 697 Steve Collins . . . . . . . . . 652 Justin Schmitmeyer . . . 649 Tom Mumford . . . . . . . . 637 Kurt Poeppelman . . . . . 631 Brian Schmiesing . . . . . 621 Season to date High game Chad Berning . . . . . . . . 300 Bill Elson . . . . . . . . . . . 300
cense. After hours fishing is permitted with a valid after-hour fishing permit. The park will open to vehicles at noon on April 21. Permits are available from the Parks and Recreation office at 415 S. Vandemark Road, the Sidney Police Department or through the city park ranger in the field. The Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife will be reFrom Page 15 leasing more than 96,000 trout into 61 Ohio lakes “It was a pride issue,” and ponds this spring. Robinson said. “I didn’t want people to guess and be like, ‘I think he can We’ve seen play. glimpses.’ I wanted to Both Letz and Part- come back and prove to ington are American everybody that I’m a Kempo Karate Associa- good player.” tion- certified black belt He did. Widely viewed instructors. in the preseason as a The school is offering player who might nudge lessons at $7 each, twice his way onto some Allweekly or $56 per month America lists, Robinson for students from age outperformed the predicseven to adults. For more tions. He averages 17.7 information on classes points and 11.8 reinterested persons may bounds a game and is call 622-2878 or 441- learning the difference 7915. between coming off the bench as a role player and leading a team. While Kentucky coach John Calipari, never one will be held Sunday at 6 for understatement, said p.m. in the auxiliary gym. he thinks Game 1 will be It is open to the public. played in the 90s, Las Vegas oddsmakers disagree. The over-under for Louisville-Kentucky is the exact same as it is Friday's Games for Ohio State-Kansas: St. Louis 4, N.Y. Mets 3 Minnesota (ss) 4, Toronto 1 136.5. The Buckeyes are Boston 9, Minnesota (ss) 7 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 3, tie 2.5-point favorites over Detroit 6, Baltimore 3 Kansas — a sign of how L.A. Angels 9, Arizona 2 a difference Milwaukee 9, L.A. Dodgers (ss) big 4 Sullinger and a neutral L.A. Dodgers (ss) 6, Chicago court mean in the eyes of Cubs 3 Cincinnati 6, Cleveland 5 the “experts.” Saturday's Games Of course, both teams Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m. have changed considerPittsburgh (ss) vs. Minnesota at ably over the past three Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh (ss) at months. Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m. “Guys were still findSt. Louis vs. Washington at ing their own way. Guys Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Atlanta at Kissim- were trying to define mee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Houston at their own role to the Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. coaching staff,” Ohio Boston vs. Tampa Bay at Port State coach Thad Matta Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, said of the December Fla., 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. San Diego (ss) at meeting. “Eventually it Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. hits and guys say, ‘OK, Arizona (ss) vs. Kansas City at this is what I need to do.’” Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Chicago Cubs at The game has other Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. intriguing matchups, Colorado vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. namely how the rematch L.A. Dodgers vs. Arizona (ss) at between guards Aaron Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Cincinnati vs. San Francisco at Craft of Ohio State and Scottsdale, Ariz., 6:05 p.m. Tyshawn Taylor of San Diego (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. Kansas will play out.
Nick Sherman. . . . . . . . 296 Tim Baumer . . . . . . . . . 290 Leroy Baker . . . . . . . . . 289 Steve Collins . . . . . . . . . 289 Tony Bensman . . . . . . . 288 Dan Bollenbacher . . . . . 287 High series Tony Bensman . . . . . . . 780 Bill Elson . . . . . . . . . . . 770 Tim Baumer . . . . . 747, 734 Jerry Keller. . . . . . . . . . 745 Steve Collins . . . . . . . . . 737 Jeff Berning . . . . . . . . . 737 Chad Berning . . . . . . . . 736 Nick Sherman. . . . . . . . 734 High average Dan Swiger . . . . . . . . . . 218 Tim Baumer . . . . . . . . . 215 Bill Elson . . . . . . . . . . . 213 Nick Sherman. . . . . . . . 206 Chad Berning . . . . . . . . 203 Johnny Inskeep . . . . . . 202 Steve Collins . . . . . . . . . 202
Wills Arling. . . . . . . . . . 201 Jeff Berning . . . . . . . . . 200 WOMEN Week High game Yvnne Garman . . . . . . . 203 Donna Kremer . . . . . . . 200 Patti Steiner . . . . . . . . . 200 Marge Heuker . . . . . . . 192 Helen Barhorst . . . . . . . 188 Anne Meyer . . . . . . . . . 187 Jessica Baker . . . . . . . . 181 High series Yvonne Garman . . . . . . 552 Marge Heuker . . . . . . . 508 Donna Kremer . . . . . . . 495 Teresa Meyer . . . . . . . . 491 Anne Meyer . . . . . . . . . 487 Helen Barhorst . . . . . . . 484 Shirley Sharp . . . . . . . . 453 Season to date High game Heather McAlexander . . 269
Shirley Sharp . . . . . . . . 265 Heather McAlexander . . 259 Rene Bollenbacher . . . . 256 Heather McAlexander. . . 244 Chris Newman . . . . . . . 236 Mary Meyer . . . . . . . . . 236 High series Heather McAlexander . 676 Heather McAlexander . . 634 Mary Meyer . . . . . . . . . 628 Heather McAlexander . . 627 Heather McAlexander . . 612 Shirley Sharp . . . . . . . . 607 Ashley Bollenbacher. . . 603 Heather McAlexander . . 602 High average Heather McAlexander . 194 Diane Houck . . . . . . . . . 165 Anne Meyer . . . . . . . . . 164 Jenny Freisthler . . . . . . 164 Donna Kremer . . . . . . . 164 Emmy Grillot . . . . . . . . 162 Mary Meyer . . . . . . . . . 159
Pair opening karate studio Joe Lentz and Matt Partington of Sidney are opening Kempo Karate School at 114 N. Ohio Ave. in Sidney next week. An open house to accept registrations for classes is being held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ohio Avenue address. Classes are scheduled to begin on Monday.
Houston banquet is Sunday HOUSTON — Houston High School’s winter sports awards program
SCOREBOARD BASEBALL Spring training Spring Training Glance The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pct Toronto. . . . . . . . . . 22 5 .815 Oakland . . . . . . . . . 14 5 .737 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . 16 7 .696 Los Angeles . . . . . . 17 10 .630 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . 12 8 .600 Minnesota . . . . . . . 17 13 .567 Boston . . . . . . . . . . 13 11 .542 New York . . . . . . . . 13 11 .542 Kansas City . . . . . . 14 13 .519 Baltimore . . . . . . . . 11 12 .478 Chicago . . . . . . . . . 12 15 .444 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 17 .346 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . 8 16 .333 Cleveland . . . . . . . 6 20 .231 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis . . . . . . . . . 15 8 .652 San Diego. . . . . . . . 18 12 .600 San Francisco . . . . 16 11 .593 Colorado. . . . . . . . . 15 11 .577 Los Angeles . . . . . . 13 12 .520 Houston . . . . . . . . . 13 13 .500 Miami. . . . . . . . . . . 10 11 .476 Chicago . . . . . . . . . 14 16 .467 Milwaukee . . . . . . . 12 14 .462 Philadelphia . . . . . 12 14 .462 Cincinnati . . . . . . 13 16 .448 Washington . . . . . . 10 14 .417 Arizona. . . . . . . . . . 11 16 .407 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . 9 15 .375 Pittsburgh. . . . . . . . 8 17 .320 New York. . . . . . . . . 7 17 .292 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not.
For the entire month of April, Hits 105.5, the Sidney Daily News and the Shelby County Humane Society will be collecting "Dimes" for dogs and cats. Proceeds go to the Humane Society to offset the cost of food and veterinary bills. Bring your quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies to any one of the following fine businesses: Hits 105.5 Sidney Daily News Jack’s Pets Culver’s The Styling Company The Spot Sidney Body Carstar Marco’s Pizza Panache Day spa Lee’s Famous Recipe Regal Trophy Farmstand Pizza & Carry Out The Puzzle Garden
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No kindergarten grad this year MINSTER — The Minster Local Schools Board of Education heard about plans to change kindergarten graduation this year at a recent meeeting and heard about a recent waiver day held for teachers. Board members heard that Minster students graduating from kindergarten this year will have a different kind of program than in the past. The students this year will not have a traditional graduation but will have a kindergarten celebration to mark their accomplishment. Parents will be invited to the event and details are still being planned. The change in the kindergarten graduation is due to a need to place more importance on in-
structional time in the classroom, instead of the time spent on preparing and practicing for graduation. Letters will be sent to parents about the plans. Teachers held a waiver day March 7 and spent the morning with fellow teachers in their grade levels. The teachers discussed new state standards and resources they need. Teacher evaluations are under way in the school system. There will be 31 final evaluation conferences with 31 licensed staff. They will discuss student achievement and self-selected professional development goals. Minster High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students were recognized during the meeting for their partic-
ipation in the FCCLA regional rally held in Fort Recovery on March 3. Among students recognized at the event and their award were Theresa Barhorst, State Degree; Theresa Barhorst, Allison Jutte, Brittany Mumaw and Cassie Jutte, gold award in the Outstanding Chapter category; and Brittany Sherman, Kaitlyn Lehmkuhl, Dana Jutte, Allison Jutte, Lauren Jutte, Katie Thieman, Megan Hanenkratt and Megan Timmerman, who were on the parliamentary procedure team, which won the gold award and will be going to state competition. Other students participating were Shelby Wente, Samantha Osterfeld and Kristin Hilgefort. The board also recognized Minster’s first-
team student athletes who were honored at a winter sports banquet on March 5. They are Tara Clune, Kayla Wuebker and Adam Niemeyer. The board took personnel action during the meeting. The board approved Steve Blackburn for a limited one-year contract as a substitute teacher and rescinded the classified contract of Mike Short as a girls assistant softball coach. The board approved the following classified, limited, one-year contracts for Mike Wiss, recreation field manager; Mike Ripploh, groundskeeper as needed; and George Wiss, groundskeeper as needed. The board approved Laurissa Dalrymple, Cindy Nelson and John Huelsman as volunteers for girls track.
Center set to be dedicated April 20 MARYS — ST. Progress is reportedly being made on the new Life Enrichment Center at Otterbein St. Marys scheduled to be dedicated April 20. The center is a joint partnership between the Auglaize and Mercer Counties YMCA and Otterbein — reportedly one of the first partnerships of its kind with a lifestyle community. The center will help enhance the lives of seniors and bring fitness, faith, friends and fun all together in one location, project officials said. Led by Charitable Gift Planner Hodge
Drake, the fundraising effort for the Otterbein St. Marys Life Enrichment Center was fully funded with gifts and pledges exceeding $1.6 million. The center is an 11,500-square-foot facility designed to meet the holistic wellness of seniors in Auglaize and Mercer counties. Amenities include a 30-by-50-foot warmwater therapy pool, complete with a zero-depth entry ramp that is ADAcompliant; a wellness center equipped with cardio- and strengthtraining equipment with a senior audience in mind; exercise room;
lounge and patio areas; and a large library equipped with wi-fi. The center will be open to Otterbein residents, partners and community seniors who are age 60 and above, with a moderately priced YMCA membership. The dedication will take place on April 20
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Sons of the American Legion will hold its sixth annual MAC Wingfest 2012 on April 7 at the American Legion, 06458 State Route 66, north of downtown New Bremen. Doors open and judging begins at 4 p.m. with free admission until 7. After 7, there is a $5 cover charge. Visitors can enjoy dozens of varieties of wings from restaurants and bars from all around itors to our region. the MAC. Visitors get to The Spiritual Center be the judge and decide is located at 2365 St. for themselves who has Johns Road. the best wings in the
Visitors bureau luncheon, awards set for April 12 MARIA STEIN — The Auglaize & Mercer Counties Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) annual awards luncheon is scheduled for April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Maria Stein Spiritual Center. This year, the CVB celebrates its 25th anniversary. Special guest speaker will be State Tourism Director Amir Eylon. who will talk about the JobsOhio II bill and proposed changes for funding tourism promotion in Ohio. Each year, the CVB recognizes an individual and an organization for their contributions to the mission to increase tourism in Auglaize and Mercer counties. The Ambassador Award is given to an individual who has worked to promote the area and further the CVB’s mission to increase tourism. The Stahr Award goes to a company or group that has worked to bring vis-
Midwest Athletic Conference. The Wing Off Contest runs from 4 until 7 p.m., with winners announced and cash prizes awarded at 6 p.m. Nashville Crush takes the stage at 8 p.m. and will perform until midnight. Meet special guests Andy Lynch and the Channel 44 Sports Report, also. Details are available at www.auglaize.org under “events.”
BBBS Corvette Raffle kicks off ST. MARYS — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Counties is selling raffle tickets for a 1991 bright red Corvette with 54,000 miles. The car is a two-door hatchback with a red leather interior and V-8 engine. The drawing for the Corvette will be held Sept. 29 at the Community Health Fair during the Bluffton Fall Festival. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. Tickets may be purchased Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bud’s Chevrolet, St. Marys, at the Corvette Swap Meet and May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bud’s
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2011 GM CERTIFIED CHEVROLET IMPALA LT’S
Prices good til 3/31/2012
Starting at ONLY
BUICK A NEW LEASE ON LUXURY SPECIAL 24-MONTH LEASE INCLUDING PREMIUM SERVICES FOR ONE SIMPLE MONTHLY PAYMENT
2012 BUICK REGAL
2012 BUICK VERANO
15,988 2011 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT $ GM CERTIFED, #2994 ........................................................ 15,488 2011 CHEVROLET IMPALA LTZ $ GM CERTIFED, LOADED ..................................................... 18,388 2011 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL $ GM CERTIFED, AWD, Navigation, only 2k Miles ..................... 41,888
1973 PLYMOUTH DUSTER 340 ONLY 8,984, Auto, Buckets, Go Cruising
$ LOW-MILEAGE LEASE FOR WELL-QUALIFIED BUYERS
due at signing after all applicable offers.
$359 per month for 24 months1
LOW-MILEAGE LEASE FOR WELL-QUALIFIED BUYERS
No security deposit required. Tax, title, license adn dealer fees extra. Mileage charge of $.20/mile over 24,000 miles.
Best In Class
HWY 36 MPG
due at signing after all applicable offers.
No security deposit required. Tax, title, license adn dealer fees extra. Mileage charge of $.20/mile over 24,000 miles.
2012 BUICK LACROSSE
2012 BUICK ENCLAVE #12-320 LEATHER, CHROME WHEELS, TRAILER TOW PACKAGE & MUCH MORE
with Convenience Group & eAssist #12-313
LOW-MILEAGE LEASE FOR WELL-QUALIFIED BUYERS
due at signing after all applicable offers.
$399 per month for 24 months1
$343 per month for 24 months1
LOW-MILEAGE LEASE FOR WELL-QUALIFIED BUYERS
No security deposit required. Tax, title, license adn dealer fees extra. Mileage charge of $.20/mile over 24,000 miles.
due at signing after all applicable offers.
$559 per month for 24 months1
PREMIUM SERVICES INCLUDE: 2 YEARS OF SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE2
2 YEARS OF ONSTAR DIRECTIONS & CONNECTIONS4
One-stop service covers scheduled oil changes, oil filter changes, tire rotations and chassis lubercations
Hands-Free Calling5: Push-speak-connect Turn-by-Turn Nav: Push-ask-go OnStar App6: Check fuel, send directions to your NAV, turn on your LaCrosse remotely Roadside Assistance: Get assistance whenever you need it with the push of a button
2 YEARS OF SIRIUSXM RADIO7 Over 140 Channels Commercial-free music, new, talk, sport, weather and traffic, always on
Example based on survey. Each dealer sets its own price. Your payments may vary. Payments are for a 2012 Verano with an MSRP of $24,995 monthly payments total $8,257. Payments are for a 2012 Regal with an MSRP of $27,530. 23 monthly payments total $7,889. Payments are for a 2012 LaCrosse with an MSRP of $31,290 monthly payments total $9,177. Payments are for a 2012 Enclave with an MSRP of $42,455 monthly payments total $12,857. Option to purchase at lease end for an amount to be determined at lease signing. Ally must approve lease. Mileage charge of $.20/mile over 24,000 miles. Take retail delivery by 4/30/12. Lessee pays for excess wear. Payments may be higher in some states. Not available with other offers. Residency restrictions apply. 24-cyl models Based on 2012 GM Large Car Segmentation. EPA estimated 25 city/36 hwy mpg. 3According to your new vehicle’s recommended maintenance schedule for up to 2 years of 24,000 miles, whichever occurs first. Does not include air filters. See dealer for other restrictions and complete details. 4Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. 5Requires pre-paid minutes. Not available in certain markets. Calls can be made to U.S. and Canada only. 6Requires Android and/or iPhone and available factory installed remote start and navigation system. 7SiriusXM Radio service only available in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. For more information and to view Customer Agreement, visit siriusxm.com ©2012 General Motors. All rights reserved. Buick® VeranoTM Regal® Enclave® LaCrosse® OnStar®
2004 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GT
6,988 Alloys, Full Power ................................................................. 6,988 2005 FORD FOCUS SES ZX5 $ Auto.................................................................................... 7,988 2002 CADILLAC DEVILLE $ “This is the One” .................................................................. 7,988 2005 SATURN VUE $ Leather, Sunroof, 5 Speed...................................................... 7,988 2003 BUICK RENDEZVOUS $ AWD, Leather....................................................................... 8,488 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA LTZ $ Sunroof, Leather................................................................... 9,988 2003 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO SS $ Leather, Sharp .................................................................. 10,888 2004 SATURN VUE RED-LINE $ AWD, Leather, Sunroof........................................................ 10,988 2007 DODGE CALIBER $ Auto, Air, “Just Traded”....................................................... 10,988 2005 MINI COOPER S $ 6 Speed, Sunroof ................................................................ 11,888 2008 DODGE CALIBER R/T $ Sunroof, Leather, Auto ......................................................... 11,888 2008 PONTIAC G6 $ Sunroof, Alloys .................................................................. 12,488 2007 TOYOTA CAMRY LE $ 4 Cyl., Full Power............................................................... 12,788 2005 DODGE MAGNUM R/T $ Leather, Roof, Hemi............................................................ 13,988 2007 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LORADO $ Leather, Clean ................................................................... 15,788 2008 PONTIAC SOLSTICE $ Only 14,000 Miles ............................................................. 18,788 2011 CADILLAC CTS 4 $ Wagon, Navigation, DVD, Loaded ......................................... 41,988 Leather, Roof........................................................................
2004 FORD TAURUS SES
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WEIGHT MACHINE, $200. Treadmill, $200. Dehumidifier, $100. (937)448-0717
CLARINET, great condition, purchased brand new and only 2 years old. Call (937)295-2565 after 3pm.
YORKIE/ JACK RUSSELL Mix, 1 year old female, $150, email@example.com, (937)339-1788.
BUYING: 1 piece or entire estates: Vintage costume or real jewelry, toys, pottery, glass, advertisements. Call Melisa (419)860-3983 or (937)710-4603. CASH, top dollar paid for junk cars/trucks, running or non-running. I will pick up. Thanks for calling (937)719-3088 or (937)451-1019 WANTED TO BUY: old glassware, fishing, pottery, tools, jewelry, contents of estates, garage, or sheds, guns, anything old! Call (330)718-3843.
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2002 SATURN SL1, black, 124,000 miles. Auto, body in good shape, AC, power windows, doors, $2500, (937)493-4631 1993 CADILLAC Seville STS, Northstar, V-8, loaded, fair condition, $3,000 OBO. (937)541-1272
1994 LAND Rover, Range Rover, county long wheel base, loaded, fair condition, $4000 obo. (937)541-1272
2005 YAMAHA V-STAR, 1100cc, windshield, saddle bags. 1 owner: bought brand new! Reason for selling: retiring from riding, $4500, (937)658-1946. 2006 HONDA Shadow Aero. 750CC, 6,936 miles. Near mint condition. $3500. (937)638-7340 4-9pm.
2006 HONDA Shadow VT600 $3000 OBO (937)570-6267 2010 HONDA Stateline (VT13CRA) Black, 1,900 miles. 1 Owner "press" bike. Lots of extras such as custom grips, saddlebags, tank cover, blvd. screen, and bike vault. Like new! $9500. (937)658-0320 firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 CALICO, Stock Trailer, tandem axle, steel belted radial tires, 12 ft long, (937)492-4410
CATS, Tiger cat, spayed & declawed, $50, Gray cat free to good home, (937)492-6322
HUSKY, all white with blue eyes. Turns 1 on April 24th, AKC. Moving cant take her with me. She is up to date on shots and everything. Call if interested. $600. email@example.com. (401)297-6916.
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OBEDIENCE CLASSES by Piqua Dog Club Starts April 9th at Piqua Armory. Bring current shot records No dogs on first night www.piquadogclub.com (937)663-4412
LEGAL NOTICE DIRECTORY SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SHELBY COUNTY, OHIO LEGAL NOTICE Engineering Estimate $ 1,352,653.07 Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Shelby County Commissioners located at 129 East Court Street, Sidney, Ohio 45365, until 11:00 A.M. local time on April 19, 2012 for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the project known as SHELBY COUNTY 2012 RESURFACING PROGRAM and at same time and place, publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents, bid sheets, plans and specifications can be obtained at the Shelby County Engineers Office located at 500 Gearhart Road, Sidney, Ohio 45365. Each bidder is required to furnish a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond in accordance with Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. Bid security in Bond Form, shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety. Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit, upon request, evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The owner intends and requires that this project shall not begin prior to June 1, 2012 and to be completed no later than September 1, 2012 . All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor's Executive Order of 1972, and Governor's Executive Order 84-9 shall be required. Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Shelby County, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Department of Industrial Relations. The County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and/or all bids. This notice is posted on Shelby County’s internet site on the world wide web. To view this notice and other requests by the Board of County Commissioners, enter the address of www.co.shelby.oh.us; click on “Shelby County Departments”, “Commissioners”, then on “Requests for Quotes”. Mar. 31 2270432
SIBERIAN HUSKY, female, ACA, dob 10-12-11, black & white, blue eyes, cage, $800 obo, (937)570-2972
1979 AIRSTREAM 31', Excellent condition! $7500. (937)497-9673
1998 HONDA GL1500 GOLDWING ASPENCADE 90,306 miles. New seat in summer 2011. Comes with 1 full cover, 1 half cover and trailer hitch. $7500 OBO. (937)596-5474 firstname.lastname@example.org
2001 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS LS Loaded with accessories. Very good condition. Only 75,300 miles. $5000 (937)339-8352
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REVOLVER, 357 Ruger model SP101, stainless with manual shells as new in box. $475 (937)846-1276
TICKETS 2 Final Four tickets, New Orleans. March 31st & April 2nd. Section 649 Row 3. Face value $320. (419)628-2142
2007 CADILLAC STS AW drive, 6 cylinder, 51,500 miles, sunroof, heated & cooled seats, keyless entry, Gold, showroom condition, excellent gas mileage, 100,000 warranty, $19,500 (937)492-1501
1987 CHEVROLET K10 4 wheel drive, overdrive transmission. 79,295 babied miles, always garaged, no rust. $10,500. (937)339-4698
2005 SUZUKI BURGMAN 2001 COACHMAN 24', Very Clean! $5500. (937)497-9673
6,107 miles, good condition, runs excellent $3500 OBO. Call after 4pm or leave message. (937)339-2866
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33 to to choose choose from! from! UP TO $7500 Good through 2/29/12 OFF Good through 2/29/12 OFF OFF Impala L T $27,995 IN FEDERAL ENERGY Impala LT $27,995 $5,000MRSP s Remote Start MSRP ON ON TAX CREDIT MRSP ON s Power Seat UPP TOO... $1,000 Niswonger s Bluetooth Niswonger ANY s All Power ANY 2012 VOLT ANY Discount -$5,000 MSRP $24,790 LOYAL TY Discount NEW 2012 DISC. $ -$5,000 NEW NEW & REBATE -2,129 -2,829 MSRP $24,790 NEW 2012 $22,995* $39,980 NEW STOCK GM REBATE -2,500 ININ STOCK DISC. & REBATE-3,500 -2,829 -2,129 REBATE LOYALTY REBATE -500 4 $22,995* 2 at this price 6 -3,500 IN STOCK MALIBU GM REBATE -2,500 K On The Purchase Of A New Chevrolet IN MALIBU 2012 IMPALA STOC -500 $19,661* $18,661* 2012 IMPALA 2 atLOYALTY thisREBATE price 6 For All Owners of 1999 and Newer GM Vehicles K OnLT TheLT Purchase Of A New Chevrolet IN STOCLT OR LTZ OR LTZ $19,661* $18,661* 2012 IMPALA
$5,000 U T ... $1,000 LOYALTY REBATE
s Remote Start s Power Seat s Bluetooth s All Power
*plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees.
*plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees.
*plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees
(trade in not required) Good through 2/29/12
For Owners of 1999 or newer GM vehicle
*plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees. For All Owners of 1999 and Newer GM Vehicles *plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees For Owners of 1999 or $1,000 BONUS on Impala for AARP Members! newer GM vehicle (trade in not required) Good through 2/29/12
LT OR LTZ
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USED CAR CLEARANCE SPECIAL OF THE WEEK 2008 CHEVY 3500 CREW CAB LTZ 4X4, DURAMAX DIESEL, LEATHER NOW SUNROOF, GREAT GAS$30,995 MILEAGE
2010 CHEVROLET MALUBU $15,495
LIKE NEW, ONLY 6,000 LOW MILES, CLEANMILES 2009 CHEVY 2010 GMCIMPALA PICKUP LT
WAS $18,995 NOW $17,995 NOW $14,495
SUNROOF, GREATVERY GAS CLEAN MILEAGE 3.5 V6,SUNROOF, SILVERW/EBONY TRIM 4DR., $15,495 WAS $17,495 NOW $16,495 WAS $16,995 NOW $15,495 NOW $15,995 2010 CHEVY IMPALA 2010 CHEVROLET MALIBU 2010 FORD FUSION SE
SE, V6W/EMBONY ENGINE 3.5 V6, SILVER TRIM 2006CHEVROLET HYUNDAI SONATA 2010 IMPALA
WAS$14,996 $16,995 NOW WAS NOW$15,495 $11,995
2004 SILVERADO 2008CHEVY HYUNDAI SONATA 3500 HC CREWSE, CAB, 5TH HITCH, 6.6 DURAMAX V6WHEEL ENGINE WAS $14,995 NOW $13,495 NOW $14,995 CAB, LT,5th4X4, OWNER 3500 CREW CAB, 6.6 DURAMAX 3500EXT. HDHD CREW CAB, WHEELONE HITCH, 6.6 DURAMAX 2007 2004CHEVY CHEVY COLORADO SILVERADO
$14,995 NOW $12,495
2003 SILHOUETTE 2007OLDS CHEVY COLORADO ONE OWNER EXT. LEATHER, CAB, LT, 4X4, ONE OWNER $12,495 NOW $8,995
2005 IMPALA LS 2003 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE ONE OWNER, 3.8 V6 LEATHER, ONE OWNER NOW $7,995
2011 IMPALA LT 2005 IMPALA LS SUNROOF, LEATHER ONE OWNER, 3.8V6 NOW $18,295
NOW $7,995 2002 CHEVY S10 EXT CAB 4X4, ONE OWNER 2011 IMPALA LT NOW $6,495 SUNROOF, LEATHER
2011 CHEVY CRUZE LT $18,295 CHOICE OF 3 2002 CHEVROLET S10 EXTLS, CAB 2008 CHEVROLET AVEO AS LOW AS $16,995
5 DOOR,AUTOMATIC 4X4, ONE OWNER
2006 CHEVY SILVERADO $7,495 $6,495 3500 HD CREW CAB, 4X4, DIESEL, CLASSY CHASSIS CONVERSION $32,995 2011NOW CHEVY CRUZE LT,
CHOICE OF 2007 CHEVY HHR CHOICE OF 23 LT LEATHER, ONE OWNER AS LOW AS $15,995 $16,995 NOW $9,495
2006 CHEVY SILVERADO,
2008 CHEVY 1500 EXT. CAB 4X4, LT, SUPER SHARP, 20” WHEELS, RED $32,995 NOW $23,995
3500 HD CREW CAB, 4X4, 6.6 DIESEL, CLASSY CHASSIS CONVERSION
ONLYCAB, 33,00 MILES, 1LT, OWNER, VERY CLEAN WT, AUTOMATIC EXT. 1500, 4X4, ONE CLEAN
2007 CHEVROLET SLVERADO EXTCAB CAB 2002 CHEVY 1500 REG. 2003 CHEVY SILVERADO
$15,495 $12,495 NOW $3,995
2011 Silverado HD2500 2011 SILVERADO HD2500
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3/4 Ton 3/4 Ton Ext.Cab CabLT LT Ext.
MSRP $40,550 Niswonger Disc. -2301 GM Rebate -2505 Loyalty rebate -1000
MSRP Niswonger Discount GM Rebate
$34,744* * $33,850 $33,850* *plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees.
$40,550 -$3,700 -$3,000
Extra $1,000 Rebate if trading in 1999 or newer vehicle.
BODY SHOP WE REPAIR ALL MAKES & MODELS BodySHOP Shop BODY *plus Ohio sales tax, title and doc. fees
Extra $1,000 Rebate if trading in 1999 or newer vehicle
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