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DR. COMPTON JOINS DR. SCHUBERT AT SIDNEY CHIROPRACTIC CENTER
Dr. Harold Schubert Dr. Schubert grew up in a Chiropractic environment. His father was a chiropractor and he knew that he also wanted to help sick people get well. He graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minnesota in 1980. He practiced in Minnesota, California, Dundee, Scotland and has been in practice in Sidney, Ohio since 2003. He believes in treating the full spine using the Impulse iQ Adjusting Instrument that provides gentle and precise computeraided chiropractic adjustments to relieve pain and restore function.
Dr. Michael Compton Dr. Michael Compton is a graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys, Ohio where he was All State Running Back for the St. Marys Roughriders football team. He attended The University of Findlay where he was a member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity and continued his football career earning Rookie Back of the Year. Dr. Compton then earned his chiropractic degree at Life University in Marietta, Georgia as a member of Summa Cum Laude, the Presidentâ€™s List, and International Chiropractic Honor Society. Thereafter, he traveled the country teaching parts I, II and III National Board Review at various colleges across the United States. He has over 13 years of experience in chiropractic care practicing in Ohio and Tennessee managing various aspects of the offices and patient care. With his athletic backround and experience in working with the Middle Tennessee University football team, he is excited to work with local athletes and families in the Sidney area. Dr. Compton currently resides in St. Marys, Ohio and is proud to return to Sidney and work with Dr. Schubert in assisting others in their health care needs and striving towards excellence.
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Report: Budget sends less, not more to schools AKRON (AP) — A closer look at state figures shows the Ohio House budget delivers less money to Ohio school districts than the governor originally proposed despite initial claims that a revised funding formula would mean fewer districts saw cuts. During Tuesday’s rollout, House Finance Chairman Ron Amstutz told reporters the revised K-12 budget was “to the point where no districts would be re-
ceiving less operating money next year and many of them are receiving more.” Since then, legislative analysts have released spreadsheets showing how each district would fair under the House plan — figures different experts are interpreting in different ways. Steve Dyer, the former state representative who helped author the last schoolfunding formula under then-Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, estimates House
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DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 5 today: • Dorothy M. Verdier • Dillard Moore • Rosetta Bowling • Mevin G. Vallo • Donald R. Shaffer • Virginia A. Strunk • Edna L. Packman
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Building for the future TODAY’S THOUGHT “History would be an excellent thing if only it were true.” — Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (1828-1910) For more on today in history, turn to Page 7.
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education cuts at more than $200 million. Dyer now serves as an education policy adviser to the liberal think tank Innovation Ohio. Veteran education-funding analyst Howard Fleeter, of the Education Tax Policy Institute in Columbus. estimates the House budget spends $114 million less over the two-year budget cycle that begins July 1 than Kasich’s budget would have. See BUDGET/Page 5
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Botkins School Superintendent Connie Schneider, of Botkins, makes opening remarks during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Botkins kindergarten through 12th-grade school Sunday. The new school will be located at 404 E. State St. in Botkins. The new $24,428,306 school will be funded the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program and a 7.99 bond levy passed on Nov. 8, 2011.
A Sidney Middle School student has qualified for the National History Bee. NourEddine Hijazi, son of Maryam Hijazi, placed third in the regional competition of the history bee in Novi, Mich., on Wednesday. He is an eighth-grade student at the middle school. Hijazi along with Andrew Mitchell, Nick fleming and Anthony Mitchell, all eighth-grade students, competed at the regional competiHijazi tion. The regional finals consisted of three preliminary rounds of head-to-head buzzer based competition followed by a final championship round. Hijazi, made it to the final round of 10 students, narrowed down from more than 50, and ultimately he placed third. He was recognized with a ribbon and medal. He is now qualified to participate in the National Championship to be held in Atlanta, Ga., on June 1. The winner of the National History Bee: Middle School 2013 National Championship will receive a $1,000 scholarship prize. Eighth-grade teacher Heather Davidson coordinated this event and travel plans for Sidney Middle School. More information about the bee can be found at www.historybee.com.
SHS educator/coach to join Hall of Honor Dr. Bill Ross III had a very active itinerary during his high school days including junior class president, band and orchestra member, and distance runner. During that period (1962-65) “distance runner” meant the mile run during Ross track season, as Sidney High School did not add the sport of cross country or track's two mile run until the
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school year following his 1965 graduation. However, he would eventually return to SHS to coach cross country and track while distinguishing himself as a social studies educator. On Friday, he will return to the high school to receive the highest award bestowed by his school district, induction into the Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor. Ross will be joined by lifelong friend Douglas Millhoff (SHS 1958) in the 2013 induction class that will increase the hall’s membership to 107. The 20th annual ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the audi-
torium followed by a reception in the gymnasium. Public attendance is encouraged for both events. Four years after his high school graduation, Ross was in the first class to receive Bachelor’s degrees from Urbana College. In the fall of 1969 his initial teaching assignment was American History at the former Parkwood Junior High in Sidney. During that school year he confirmed his desire to enter the military which he saw as an extension of social studies and a personal duty. He joined the Marines, became an
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officer, and resumed teaching in 1974. This time he was back at Sidney High School where he would remain until his retirement from public education. He taught several different courses in history and geography. Not surprisingly, military history was a personal favorite. Ross included local history in the social studies curriculum whenever possible. He also had long and successful tenures coaching girls track along with cross country for boys and girls See ROSS/Page 4
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Competition promotes April 20 electronic recycling event Editor’s note: This story was origi- pile of parts and screws. nally published in Thursday’s newsAt various points in the contest, paper. The jump was inadvertently left Barhorst and Eilert each took cracks out of the paper. at breaking their printer apart with the sledgehammer and then the claw BY TOM MILLHOUSE hammer. email@example.com Fred Lageman, business development manager for Goodwill Easter When sizing up the task of disman- Seals Miami Valley, served as judge tling a computer printer as quickly as for the event, while Susan Helterbran possible, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst of the North Central Ohio Solid Waste decided to put the hammer down — District, was the timekeeper. literally — in the friendly competition By the time nine minutes had exMonday afternoon to promote the up- pired, the printers were in piles of coming free electronic recycling event pieces (some broken shreds of plastic) set for April 20. and some of the competitors suffered The electronic recycling event is minor cuts in the heat of the battle. sponsored by the Goodwill Easter Taking a look at what remained of Seals Miami Valley. Local sponsors the printer dismantled by Barhorst are the city of Sidney, Sidney-Shelby and Eilert, Lageman said “UnconvenCounty Chamber of Commerce, the tional, but very good.” Sidney-Shelby County Health DeLageman also congratulated the partment and North Central Ohio other two teams, remarking afterSolid Waste District. ward that it was not a really a compeThe electronic items will be ac- tition, but a way for the participants cepted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20, to see the task that Goodwill workers in the Sidney-Shelby County Health with disabilities confront on a daily Department parking lot, 202 E. Poplar basis as they work on recycled elecSt. tronic items. Items (working or not working) Lageman said some items donated being accepted include: computers, recycling can be repaired with new monitors, hard drives, printers, toner parts, while others are torn down and cartridges, keyboards, scanners, used for scrap. Renovated computers speakers, cords and cables, cell and parts are sold at selected Goodphones, software, routers, firewalls will stores, on the Internet, the PC and servers. Store and commodity recyclers. Organizers of the event enlisted the He said Goodwill Easter Seals help of Barhorst and five others to Miami Valley has a goal of recycling promote the upcoming recycling drive. 2.5 million pounds of recycled elecBarhorst was teamed with Dawn Eil- tronic goods this year. ert, vice president of the Sidney“The most important thing is it (reShelby County Chamber of cycling) provides 15 to 20 people with Commerce. Making up the other two disabilities with work with full beneteams were Shelby County Commis- fits,” Lageman said. Goodwill Easter sioner Julie Ehemann and Joel Glass, Seals of the Miami Valley serves a 23city of Sidney network administrator county area, from Adams County to and Shelby County Health Commis- the south to Van Wert and Allen counsioner Steve Tostrick and Lori Wer- ties to the north. The Sidney recycling ling, city of Sidney deputy clerk. event is one of many such drives Armed with a variety of screw- Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley drivers and wire cutters in the old plans this year. Sidney fire station bays, they were The upcoming local event is open to given the task of disassembling a com- anyone, not just Shelby County resiputer printer. Barhorst took the array dents, Helterbran said. Those making of tools to a another level by bringing donations can request a receipt for tax two sledgehammers and a claw ham- purposes. mer to speed up the process. The two“We expect to have a good event,” member teams were given nine Lageman said. “Everyone has put in a minutes to reduce the printers to a lot of work.”
‘42’ scores at home LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood, while another American institution — Tom Cruise — has delivered his latest hit overseas.
The Jackie Robinson tale “42” took in $27.3 million to claim the weekend box-office championship domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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The film has yet to open overseas, where the sport is a harder sell. But Cruise knocked it out of the park with a $61.1 million international launch in 52 countries for his scifi thriller “Oblivion.” That bodes well for the domestic debut of “Oblivion” next Friday. The film stars Cruise as a workman on a devastated future Earth who lands in a battle with aliens. If “Oblivion” packs in comparable domestic crowds, it will help maintain the action-star momentum Cruise regained with 2011’s “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol.” That return to box-office luster came after some fitful years that followed odd turns in his personal life, culminating with the breakup of his marriage to Katie Holmes last year. Released by Warner Bros., “42” easily beat the domestic start of an established franchise in “Scary Movie 5.” The Weinstein Co. sequel opened in second-place with $15.2 million, the smallest debut for the horror-comedy series. Three of the previous four “Scary Movie” installments had debuts of $40 million or more. On the other hand, “42” outdid the usual expectations for baseball movies, which usually do modest business at best.
COUNTY Sheriff’s log SUNDAY -10:12 a.m.: vandalism. Deputies took a report of vandalism when a resident at 2045 Lindsey Road reported damage to the yard there. -4:10 a.m.: property accident. damage Deputies responded, along with Lockington Fire personnel, to a report of a crashed vehicle on fire in the 13000 block of Miami Shelby Road. Further details were not available at press time. -2:48 a.m.: property damage accident. Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle in a field in the 9000 block of Dawson Road. SATURDAY -6:02 p.m.: larceny. Deputies took a report of larceny when the theft of
RECORD a debit card was reported from 6081 Jackson Road in Perry Township. -3:25 p.m.: burglary. Deputies took a burglary report when a resident at 11600 Fair Road reported a break-in at that address the previous night. -12:48 p.m.: burglary. Deputies took a burglary report when a resident at 4646 Pampel Road reported tools and other items stolen from that address.
Village log SATURDAY -9:33 p.m.: hit/skip. Botkins Police took a report of a hit/skip at Circle K/Subway, 500 E. State St. -2:19 p.m.: accident with injuries. Anna Rescue, and Botkins Fire
and Police personnel responded, along with Shelby County deputies, to a crash with injuries in the 13000 block of Ohio 274.
Fire, rescue SUNDAY -11:50 a.m.: medical. Fort Loramie Rescue responded to a medical call in the 12500 block of Ohio 362, McLean Township. -4:25 a.m.: injury. Fort Loramie Rescue and Shelby County deputies responded to a report of injuries received at a residence in the 7100 block of Ohio 66, in Cynthian Township. SATURDAY -12:45 p.m.: medical. Fort Loramie Rescue responded to a medical call in the 600 block of East Park Street.
Fire, rescue SUNDAY -12:04 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1200 block of University Drive. -10:10 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1200 block of Morris Avenue. -9:49 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of Broadway Avenue. SATURDAY -10:33 p.m.: fire alarm. Emergency personnel were dispatched to 127 W. Poplar St. for a fire alarm and were unable to locate the cause for the alarm. It was determined to be a malfunction.
-7:15 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of Folkerth Avenue. -6:44 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 700 block of Fulton Street. -1:47 p.m.: fire alarm. Emergency personnel were dispatched to 2400 Industrial Drive for a fire alarm. The call was canceled. -6:56 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 800 block of Chestnut Avenue. -4:49 a.m.: injury. Medics were dispatched to the 1300 block of Stephens Road. -4:10 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 600 block of Folkerth Avenue.
FRIDAY -9:55 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 300 block of North West Avenue. -8:30 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 500 block of Kossuth Street. -6:16 p.m.: injury. Medics were dispatched to the 700 block of Fulton Street. -5:45 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 200 block of Jefferson Street. -2:29 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 2400 block of Apache Drive. -7:25 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 700 block of West Russell Road.
ROSS while helping out with the male distance runners during track season. He founded a pair of cross country events that still endure today, and served two terms as President of the West Central Ohio Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. Colleagues and students described his teaching as “innovative.” Several former students supported his nomination by citing the enthusiasm of his work and their enjoyment of his various classes. At this same time he was continuing his own studies, completing a Master’s Degree at Eastern Kentucky and a doctorate at Southern Mississippi. The doctorate concluded with his dissertation on incorporating local history into a high school social studies curriculum. Ross was selected as the Ohio High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 1994. The longtime chair of the SHS social studies department retired from the Sidney City Schools in 2001 and promptly embarked on a second career that was a logical extension of his earlier work as he became a “teacher of teachers.” Ross was always a student of the teaching methods employed by those who taught him and those he worked with. This second career would see him traveling nationwide to conduct seminars in the teaching of American History through his affiliation with a pair of national organizations. During these educational travels he’s worked in 42 states. Ross is currently the vice president of Professional Development Services for the New Jersey based American Institute For History Education.
From Page 3 Along the way he found time for civic involvement, mainly focused on his passion for education, local history, and the military. He’s most proud of three decades of service on the Monumental Building Board of Trustees during a period when the Civil War memorial's future went from doubtful to secure. Ross also helped revive the dormant Shelby County Historical Society and provided a lead gift
toward the purchase of its current home. A frequent visitor to his hometown, Ross now resides in New Orleans, La. He has three grown sons. He becomes the fourth member of the SHS class of 1965 and third member of his immediate family to join the Hall of Honor. William Ross Jr. was part of the first induction in 1994 while brother, Dave, was recognized three years ago.
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MINSTER — Melvin G. Vallo, 94, formerly of Second Street, Minster, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, at 9:42 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born April 24, 1918, to Arthur and Margaret (Knostman) Vallo, who are deceased. On May 18, 1946, he married Florence Thieman in Minster, and she resides at Dorothy Love Retirement Center in Sidney where they have been residents the past three years. She survives along with their children, Steve and Judy Vallo, of Tipp City; Mark and Sara Vallo, of New Albany; Mary and Tim Ahrns, of Beavercreek; Joe and DeAnne Vallo, of Loveland; Tom and Jennifer Vallo, of Kohler, Wis.; and Martha and Jeff Barlage, of Minster. There are 13 grandchildren and and greatgrandchild. Surviving sisters and brother include Connie Meyer, of Minster; Audrey Meyer, of Minster; and Myrle and Betty Vallo, of Kettering. He was preceded in death by his siblings and their spouses Rosella and Nick HogenkampMehmert, Maurice and Julia Vallo, Velma and Harold Frierott, and inJulian “Bud” laws Meyer, Wilfred Meyer and Paul Mehmert. Mr. Vallo was a 1935 graduate of Minster High School and served in the U.S. Army from July 1941 until November 1945. He spent more than three years of that time in foreign service in the countries of Iceland, Great Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. From 1946 through
1950 he was employed by a public accounting firm in Dayton and in 1951 left there to go with the St. Henry Bank in St. Henry. He was there for almost 12 years as the cashier and member of the board of directors. While there he also served on the board of directors of The Ottoville Banking Co. in Ottoville. In May 1962, he came to The Minster Bank where he was the president and chief executive officer until his retirement in May 1982. Mr. Vallo was an ardent church choir singer, joining the St. Augustine choir in Minster in 1935 and retiring in 2004. While he was in Dayton and St. Henry he sang with the choirs there. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Minster Civic Association and former member and president of the Kiwanis Club of Minster, Minster School Board, 20-year volunteer at Joint Township Hospital in St. Marys and was recognized as Citizen of the Year from the Minster Civic Association. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster with the Rev. Rick Nieberding as celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full honors. military Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Augustine Choir.
Edna L. Packman PIQUA — Edna L. Packman, 81, of 9182 PiquaLockington Road, Piqua, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 6:55 a.m. at the home of her sister in Sidney. She was born on July 9, 1931, in Shelby County, the daughter of the late Glenn and Marie (DeVelvis) Ike. On Aug. 9, 1953, she married Clifford A. Packman who preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1995. She is survived by one son, Randy and his wife Sharon Packman, of Russells Point; one grandson, Randy Scott Packman and his wife, Rachel; three greatgrandchildren, Connor, Caleb and Kassidy; five sisters, Mrs. Robert (Rebecca) Wacker, of Lake Placid, Fla., Mrs. Robert (Jean) Swob, of Houston, Lelia McKibben, of Sidney, Mrs. Ronald (Irene) Wilson, of Troy, and Mrs. Billie (Annabelle) Brown, of Sidney. One brother, John W. Ike, preceded her in death. Edna was a member
of the Piqua V.F.W. and a member of the Lockington First United Methodist Church. She was a retired seamstress at the former Atlas Underwear Co. and the former B.V.D. factory in Piqua. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Lockington United Methodist Church, 2190 Miami Conservancy Road, Sidney, with Pastor Linda Dulin-Moore officiating. Burial will be at Miami Memorial Park in Covington. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cromes Funeral Home 302 S. Main Ave. The family suggest that memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice or the Lockington United Methodist Church in Edna Packman’s memory. Condolences may be expressed to the family at the funeral home’s w e b s i t e , www.cromesfh.com.
Donald R. Shaffer Donald R. Shaffer, 87, of 1923 N. Main Ave., passed away Friday, April 12, 2013. He was born on Oct. 27, 1925 in Port Jefferson, the son of the late Benjamin and Flossie (Beck) Shaffer. On Nov. 25, 1948, he married Sarah Middleton, who along survives with two sons, Mike Shaffer and his wife, Patti, and Steve Shaffer and his wife, Cindy, both of Sidney, and one daughter, Mrs. Rick (Becky) Ewing, of Dublin. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Renee (Jason) Szymanski, Tim Shaffer, Andy (Heather) Shaffer, Lindsay (Matt) Wyan, Erica Ewing, Stacy (Matt) Frey and Ryan (Susan) Shaffer; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley Bagwell, of Westerville. He was preceded in death by one son, David R. Shaffer; one granddaughter, Angela Shaffer; one brother, Charles Shaffer; and three sisters, Luella Rike Reineke, Betty (Carl) Valentine and Patricia Purk. Mr.Shaffer was formerly vice president and general manager of Peerless and vice president and general manager of BE/W Mixer Division in Sidney before starting his own company in 1986, Shaffer Manufacturing Corp. Donald was a World
War II Navy veteran serving on the USS Cowpens (CVL 25) in the Pacific. He was a life member of the Sidney American LeAmvets gion, and the VFW and a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges at Indian Lake. He was a former member of the Sidney Rotary Club and former board member of the Sidney-Shelby Co. Chamber of Commerce. Donald was a member of the The First Christian Church. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave. with the Rev. Philip K. Chilcote officiating. Burial with full military honors provided by Sidney American Legion Post 217 will be at Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggest that memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice in memory of Donald R. Shaffer. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Guestbook condolences and exspressions of sympathy may be made to the Shaffer family at Cromes Funeral Home’s website, www.cromesfh.com.
Virginia A. Strunk Virginia A. Strunk, 84, of 2431 Cisco Road, passed away at 7:23 a.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was born on July 4, 1928, in Sidney, the daughter of the late Leonard and Emma (Muehleisen) Cox. On April 16, 1954, she was married to Gilbert L. “Chadd” Strunk, who preceded her in death on June 7, 2002. Virginia is survived by her four children, Shirley Cantwil and husband, Mark, of Fort Loramie; and Rebecca Peacock and husband, Vernon, Vickey Strunk, and Darla Latimer and husband David, all three of Sidney. She also is survived by eight grandchildren, 15 greatgrandchildren, and a sister, Jean Barhorst, of Sidney. She was preceded in death by five siblings,
Mildred Elsner, Helen Hefflinger, Viola Kopp, Opal Wooddell and Edward Cox. Mrs. Strunk was a homemaker. She was longtime a member of Lockington United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., with Pastor Donald Trumbull officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Lockington United Methodist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the Strunk family at the funeral home’s website, www.cromesfh.com.
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IN THIS April 6 photo, Anthony Cummerlander 19, along with sister Lauren Cummerlander, 22, of Pickerington, swing together at Camp Willson in Bellefontaine. They were participating in Ohio SIBS, an organization for adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Siblings bond at Ohio retreat BY RITA PRICE The Associated Press BELLEFONTAINE (AP) — The tandem swing goes so high it requires harnesses and a hoist, plus safety helmets and nerve. More than a few of the would-be riders looked up — 34 feet up, to be exact — and balked. Barb Sapharas listened to the coaching that ensued and smiled. Each set of swing partners were siblings, one with a lifelong disability and one without, ready again to laugh and love each other through something scary. “Pretty cool,” said Sapharas, board chairman of Ohio SIBS, an organization for adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities and their families. SIBS members and staff from Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center on Disabilities hosted a retreat recently for the sibling pairs at YMCA Camp Willson, home of the giant swing. Tom Fish, director of social work and family support services at Nisonger, said the retreat is the only one in the nation that mixes fun with a focus on transition, teaching the typical siblings how they can best help their brothers and sisters make the transition to adult services, employment and independent living. “Those things will determine the rest of her life — her happiness,” said Michelle Long, whose 17year-old sister, Julia Truby, has Down syndrome. “I want to influence that.” The brothers and sisters of people with disabilities don’t often participate in early planning and service arrangement, Sapharas said, then face a steep learning curve if they inherit responsibility after parents pass away. Better to keep everyone in the fold from the beginning, she said. “Siblings are the longest relationships in
life,” she said. “I like to say we’re the first friend and the first playmate, although maybe not by choice. We’re the first tormenters. And probably their first advocates.” Paige and Hanna McCaslin, 17-year-old twins, tackled the giant swing the same way they approach lots of tasks — with hands clasped. Hanna has autism; Paige does not. “We’re still the other half of each other,” Paige said. “We’re super, super tight. Without her, I’d be crushed.” Paige has seen and heard her share of not-sonice teens who pick on people who are different. Because of Hanna, she could never be one of them. “Without her, I might be that person,” Paige said. “She makes me better.” Anthony Cummerlander, 19, told his sister to take a picture of him before he got on the swing and send it to their mom. He felt that he was doing a very “Gonzo” thing, a reference to the beloved Muppet character tucked in his jacket. Lauren Cummerlander, 22, enjoyed their swing session. “It’s kind of like being shot out of a cannon, I think,” she said. But she was grateful for the retreat’s serious side and the chance to talk in depth about how she and other typical siblings can help chart futures. “You know it’s coming someday,” Lauren said of her role. Oftentimes, of course, the siblings with disabilities need no help at all. Tables turn. “Kyle!” yelled his sister, Alison McKay, as she was strapped into the harness for the swing. “Why are you making me do this?” “Because,” said Kyle, who has Down syndrome. “It’s good for you.” ——— Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.co m
PlayhouseSquare plans upgrade CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s PlayhouseSquare, with 10 stages and a million visitors a year, wants to extend its appeal to the street outside. The nonprofit PlayhouseSquare Foundation plans to spend $16 million over the next year to upgrade the district with bright signs, gateway arches and digital displays. “All we really need to do is pull the inside out,” said Danny Barnycz of Baltimore, the design consultant hired to devise the plan. The Barnycz Group has worked on largescale digital displays around the world for locations including Times Square, the Dubai Mall and Chicago’s Crown Fountain at Millennium Park. Art Falco, president and CEO of PlayhouseSquare since 1991, said the proposals will transform the theater district. A signature proposal will be installation of a 24-foot-tall glass crystal chandelier over the district’s hub street intersection, invoking the chandeliers inside the renovated theater lobbies. Plans also call for four gateway signs in gold-colored aluminum to span entrances to the district and architectural lighting to highlight details of historic buildings. “Everything that’s being developed is to
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create a more dynamic environment,” Falco told The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. Falco said the project will be funded through a 60-40 private-public partnership. He said Cleveland and Cuyahoga County have both expressed a commitment and the remainder will be raised through donations or naming rights. Normally, PlayhouseSquare would have waited until it had all the money in hand before announcing such a project, but Falco said that the organization needed to go public now because it will soon seek approval from the Cleveland City Planning Commission.
Under the proposal still being reviewed by city officials, Dayton would contract with Xenia-based Persistent Surveillance Systems LLC for a three-month pilot program of 120 hours of surveillance costing a total of $120,000 that would come from seized assets from crimes. The camera system could scan up to 25 square miles every second from an altitude of about 8,000 feet, with images fed to analysts on the ground. Now-retired Dayton police Maj. Larry Faulkner oversaw the proposal’s development and believes Dayton would be the first law enforcement agency in Ohio to use such a system. Other agencies in Ohio, including the State Highway Patrol, use planes and helicopters mostly for traffic enforcement or emergency situations. But this system would provide an investigative tool, said Faulkner, who insists it wouldn’t violate privacy.
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School changed rolls, grades COLUMBUS (AP) — Records show thousands of pieces of data about students enrolled at a Columbus science and technology school were changed or removed during the first week of the 2011 summer break, a newspaper
population such as homeless individuals or African-Americans. But Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl says the concerns are unfounded. He insists police would not track legal activity and wouldn’t be able to determine race or gender from the video images or identify makes and models of cars or license plates. “But when we know a crime event occurred at a specific location, and if we have footage of that area at the time, we could track movement to and from the site,” Biehl said. He also said police would use the surveillance to disrupt crime patterns. For example, if police identify a pattern of times or locations for a series of burglaries, they could deploy the surveillance accordingly. Information secured from the air would have to be supported by on-ground verification and investigation, Biehl said.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — An aerial surveillance system proposed to help deter crime in a southwest Ohio city is drawing concerns from a civil liberties group and residents who fear it would violate individuals’ privacy rights. Some Dayton residents and officials with the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio are worried about the surveillance video that would be recorded by a camera system on piloted aircraft. “I’m concerned that this system would allow police to collect a huge amount of data that could then be mined for violations, even minor ones people might break unknowingly,” said lawyer and Dayton resident Vernellia Randall, who also worries that innocent people’s movements might be tracked. Resident Maria Holt also is concerned the surveillance could be used “in a discriminatory way,” possibly targeting segments of the
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NATION/WORLD TODAY IN HISTORY BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Monday, April 15, the 105th day of 2013. There are 260 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 15, 1912, the British luxury liner RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland at 2:20 a.m. ship’s time, more than 2 hours after striking an iceberg; 1,514 people died, while less than half as many survived. On this date: • In 1850, the city of San Francisco was incorporated. • In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died, nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington. Andrew Johnson became the nation’s 17th president. • In 1874, an exhibition of paintings by 30 artists, including Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Paul Cezanne, opened in Paris. (A critic derisively referred to the painters as “Impressionists,” a name which stuck.) • In 1942, Britain’s King George VI awarded the George Cross to Malta for its heroism in the early days of World War II. • In 1943, the Ayn Rand novel “The Fountainhead” was first published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. • In 1945, during World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. • In 1947, Jackie Robinson, baseball’s first black major league player, made his official debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day. (The Dodgers defeated the Boston Braves, 5-3.) • In 1959, Cuban leader Fidel Castro arrived in Washington to begin a goodwill tour of the United States. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigned for health reasons (he was succeeded by Christian A. Herter). • In 1960, a three-day conference to form the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. (The group’s first chairman was Marion Barry.) • In 1986, the United States launched an air raid against Libya in response to the bombing of a discotheque in Berlin on April 5; Libya said 37 people, mostly civilians, were killed.
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Woman shares home with pumas KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian woman says she has been raising three pumas in her three-room apartment after fearing for their lives at the local zoo. Rasa Veliute, a 23-yearold volunteer at the zoo in Klaipeda, a Baltic Sea port town, says she took the cubs home four months ago after their mother began neglecting them. The pumas - also known as mountain lions or cougars - are named Kipsas, Gipse and Kinde. Veliute says they eat a lot of chicken and get along well with her East European shepherd dog. There is no Lithuanian law barring keeping the animals at home, and the zoo did not object to Veliute's actions. But Veliute told reporters Friday that the pumas have grown fast and will likely return to the zoo this summer.
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AP Exclusive: Likely tax cheats flock South, West BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you’re a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia. A new study by the National Taxpayer Advocate used confidential IRS data to show large clusters of potential tax cheats in these five metropolitan areas. The IRS uses the information to target taxpayers for audits. The taxpayer advocate, Nina Olsen, runs an independent office within the
IRS. She got access to the data as part of an effort to learn more about why some taxpayers are more likely to cheat than others. The study also looked at tax compliance in different industries, and found that people who own construction companies or real estate rental firms may be more likely to fudge their taxes than business owners in other fields. Many of the communities identified by the study are very wealthy, including Beverly Hills and Newport Beach in California. Others are more middle class, such as New Carrollton, Md., a Washington suburb, and College Park, Ga., home to a section of Atlanta’s massive airport. Steve Rosansky, president and CEO of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, said business owners in his city
are probably targeted because many have high incomes. The likelihood of an audit does increase with income, according to IRS data. “I imagine it’s just a matter of them going where they think the money’s at,” Rosansky said in an interview. “I guess if I was running the IRS I’d probably do the same thing.” The study focused on small-business owners — sole proprietorships, to be specific — because they have more opportunity than the typical individual to cheat on their taxes. Many small businesses deal in cash while most individuals get paid in wages that are reported to the IRS. The IRS only audits about 1 percent of tax returns each year, so the agency tries to pick returns that are most likely to yield additional tax money.
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SURVIVORS ARE helped to escape from a window at Mogadishu’s court complex in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday. Militants launched a serious and sustained assault on Mogadishu's main court complex Sunday, detonating at least two blasts, taking an unknown number of hostages and exchanging extended volleys of gunfire with government security forces, witnesses said.
16 killed in attack on court MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A barrage of bullets and two car bomb blasts rattled Mogadishu on Sunday when nine al-Shabab Islamic extremists stormed Somalia’s main court complex, officials said, in a two-hour attack that shows the country’s most dangerous militant group may be down but not defeated. A preliminary death toll stood at 16, including all nine attackers. The government didn’t immediately publicize the number of security forces, government employees and civilians who died during the attack. The assault was the most serious in Mogadishu since alShabab was forced out of the capital in August 2011. AlShabab controls far less terri-
tory today than in recent years, and its influence appears to be on the decline, but Sunday’s attack proved the extremists are still capable of pulling off well-planned, audacious assaults. The top U.N. official for Somalia, Augustine P. Mahiga, said he was shocked and outraged by the attack. Mahiga said the total number of dead wasn’t clear, but that reports indicated that “many innocent civilians were killed including women and at least one child.” The attack on the Supreme Court complex began at around 12:30 p.m., sparking running battles with police and army forces. One car bomb detonated outside the court, and gunmen were seen on the roof of a court building firing
shots, an Associated Press reporter at the scene said. Police officer Hassan Abdulahi said he saw five dead bodies lying at the entrance to the court. The militants took an unknown number of hostages during the siege. Many other government workers and civilians in the court complex — a confusing labyrinth of buildings and rooms — hid while fearing for their lives. Western officials knew militants had been planning a major violent incident. The British Foreign Office on Friday released a travel warning for Somalia that warned of a high threat of terrorism. “We continue to believe that terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in Mogadishu,” it said.
Background check: Close vote predicted WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call. The plan would “strengthen the background check system without in any way infringing on Second Amendment rights,” Maine Sen. Susan Collins said in a statement explaining her support for the measure. But she added that “it is impossible
to predict at this point” what will be in a final bill. Arizona Sen. John McCain, who has a B+ rating from the National Rifle Association, said he was “very favorably disposed” to the proposal that has emerged from Sens. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. “I appreciate their work,” McCain said. “And the American people want to do what we can to prevent these tragedies. And there’s a lot more that needs to be done, particularly in the area of mental health.”
It was in McCain’s home state that a gunman with schizophrenia shot then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head during a 2011 rampage in Tucson that left six people killed. Collins and Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois are the only two Republicans besides Toomey who are expected to vote for the compromise as of now. It will take 60 votes to pass, meaning that more Republicans will have to come on board because some Democrats from gun-friendly states are expected to oppose the measure.
Former president is grandfather DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush has become a grandfather. His twin daughter Jenna Bush Hager gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Saturday night in New York City. The former president announced the birth in a statement Sunday. The baby’s name is Margaret Laura “Mila” (MEE’-luh) Hager. Jenna Bush Hager is a contributing correspondent for the “Today” show. She’s mar-
ried to Henry Hager. The former president says the baby was named for her grandmothers. He says he and former first lady Laura Bush met their “beautiful granddaughter today,” adding, “Jenna and Mila are healthy. And our family is elated.” This is a big month for the family. The George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated April 25 on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Voters chose Sunday between the hand-picked successor who campaigned to carry on Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist revolution and an emboldened second-time challenger who warned that the late president’s regime has Venezuela on the road to ruin. Nicolas Maduro, the longtime foreign minister to Chavez, pinned his hopes on the immense loyalty for his boss among millions of poor beneficiaries of government largesse and the powerful state apparatus that Chavez skillfully consolidated. Maduro’s campaign was mostly a near-religious homage to the man he called “the redeemer of the Americas,” who succumbed to cancer March 5. He blamed Venezuela’s myriad woes on vague plots by alleged saboteurs that the government never identified. Challenger Henrique Capriles’ main campaign weapon was to simply emphasize “the incompetence of the state,” as he put it to reporters Saturday night. Maduro, 50, was favored to win, and two hours after polls closed his campaign manager, Jorge Rodriguez, used a news conference to summon supporters to the presidential palace from which Maduro has governed since being sworn in as acting president upon Chavez’s death. Capriles urged supporters in a Tweet not to be “desperate and defeated,” saying results were still coming in from across Venezuela. Maduro’s big lead in opinion polls was cut in half over the past two weeks in a country struggling with the legacy of Chavez’s management of the world’s largest oil reserves. Millions of Venezuelans were lifted out of poverty under Chavez, but many also believe his government not only squandered, but plundered, much of the $1 trillion in oil revenues during his tenure. Venezuelans are afflicted by chronic power outages, crumbling infrastructure, unfinished public works projects, double-digit inflation, food and medicine shortages, and rampant crime. Venezuela has one of the world’s highest homicide and kidnapping rates. “We can’t continue to believe in messiahs,” said Jose Romero, a 48-year-old industrial engineer who voted for Capriles in the central city of Valencia. “This country has learned a lot and today we know that one person can’t fix everything.”
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• The Francis J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offers a Mommy and Me program from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for all ages. Advance registration required.
Tuesday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St. • The Springfield Regional Cancer Center in Springfield hosts a support and education group for cancer patients and their families from noon to 1:30 p.m. The groups are free and open to anyone who has a need for cancer education and support. For more information, call the cancer center at (937) 325-5001 or the American Cancer Society at (937) 399-0809.
Tuesday Evening • Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Support Group for patients and caregivers meets at St. Rita’s Regional Cancer Center in the Garden Conference Room from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (419) 227-3361. • The Highly Recommended Book Club meets at the Francis J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster at 6:15 p.m. • The Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Piqua Library, 116 W. High St. The program is “Forgotten Communities of Miami County.” (937) 307-7142. • The New Bremen Public Library hosts story time at 6:30 p.m. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Living the Basics, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Apostolic Temple, 210 Pomeroy Ave. • The Brain Injury Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in conference rooms A and B at the Upper Valley Med Center, North Dixie Highway, Troy. This group meets to support the caregivers and see the progress of survivors. For more information, call Shirley Whitmer at (937) 339-0356 or Margie Luthman at (937) 394-8681. • Pleaides Chapter 298 Order of the Eastern Star meets at the Masonic Temple at the corner of Miami Avenue and Poplar Street at 7:30 p.m. • 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. All men interested in singing are welcome and visitors are always welcome. For more information, call (937) 778-1586 or visit www.melodymenchorus.org. • The Al-Anon Sidney Group, for friends and relatives of alcoholics, meets from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of North Street and Miami Avenue. All are welcome.
Wednesday Morning • The Downtown Business Association meets at 8 a.m. at TWT Shirts, 115 E. North St. • Dayton Area ALS (Amoyotropic Lateral Sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s Disease) support group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 7390 State Route 202, Tipp City. This meeting will be a sharing format. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch; beverages will be provided. For more information, call (937) 339-4571 or email email@example.com. • The Sidney Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Moose Lodge. Lunch is held until noon, followed by a club meeting and program.
Wednesday Afternoon • Jackson Center Senior Citizens meets at 1 p.m. at the Jackson Center Family Life Center.
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MINSTER — Lisa Muhlenkamp, of Minster, and Joshua Albers, of Fort Loramie, have announced their engagement and plans to marry May 18, 2013, in St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fort Loramie. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jerrald and Mary Muhlenkamp, of Minster. She graduated Muhlenkamp/Albers from Minster High School in 2007 and from Wright State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education. She is employed by Greenville City Schools and the YMCA Learning Center in New Bremen. Her fiance is the son of Bob and Kathy Albers, of Fort Loramie. He is a 2003 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. He is employed by Wayne Trail Technologies Inc. in Fort Loramie.
Pair set May date Emily Ann Hoying, of Sidney, and Cory Richard Eisenhardt, of Anna, have announced their engagement and plans to marry May 11, 2013, in the Holy Angels Church in Sidney. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Alan and Kim Hoying, of Sidney. She graduated from Lehman High School in Eisenhardt/Hoying 2008 and from Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology in 2009. She is employed by Arabella Salon and Spa. Her fiance is the son of Donald and Mitzi Eisenhardt, of Anna. He is a 2006 graduate of Anna High School and Upper Valley Joint Vocational School. He owns C.R.E.Liable Home Services.
• Approved a motion to re-contract with the Shelby County Health Department to manage the Help Me Grow program. • Approved the 2012 year-end report for for-
warding to the state auditor’s office. • Decided to apply for a United Way special projects grant for funds be used to rent a booth at the Shelby County Fair.
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FINDLAY — April Janae Dues and Logan Frederick Sommer, both of Findlay, have announced their engagement and plans to marry June 29, 2013, in the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Kathy Dues, of Minster. She graduated in 2008 from Minster High School and in 2012 from Dues/Sommer the University of Toledo, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in education. She is employed by the Fremont City Schools as an intervention specialist at Lutz Elementary School. Her fiance is the son of Fred and Sherry Sommer, of Minster. He is a 2008 graduate of Minster High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. He is enrolled in the University of Findlay, where he studies for a master’s degree. He is employed by the Marathon Petroleum Co. in Findlay, as a sales accountant.
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• The New Knoxville Public Library Moms Club meets at 6 p.m. • Art Study Group meets at 6 p.m. For information, contact Starr Gephart at 295-2323. • Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Russell Road. • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step group offering experience, strength, and hope to anyone who suffers from an eating disorder, meets at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. Use the rear parking lot and door. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road. • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Frantz at 492-7075. • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, New Bremen.
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Fairlawn prom plans Starlit Night The Fairlawn junior class will host the prom, Saturday, April 20, at the Port Jefferson Community Center from 8 to 11 pm. The theme for this year’s prom will be “Starlit Night.” The junior class par-
ents will host the afterprom at Fairlawn Local School from midnight to 3 a.m. Mark Adams will be the disc jockey for the prom. Senior court members are Trey Everett, son of Tim and Jackie Everett;
Ryan Elliott, son of David and Theresa Elliott; Cole Cummings, son of Tim and the late Yvonne Cummings; Anthony Gillem, son of Anthony and Carla Gillem; Cummings, Olivia daughter of Tim and the
late Yvonne Cummings; Samantha Forman, daughter of Charles and Tracy Forman; Haley Slonkosky, daughter of Mike Slonkosky and Lori Slonkosky; and Tyler Matthews, daughter of Chad Matthews.
Financial talks at Dorothy Love D o r o t h y Love Retirement Community will host two financial seminars featuring DiAnne Karas, an Edward Jones financial advisor, and Tom Barry, an Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services representative, this month. The seminars are free, open to the public and begin at 6 p.m. in the Oak Tree Dining Room on the Dorothy Love campus with a complimentary dinner. The first, on April 23, will be “Tax-Free Investing.” This seminar will cover how certain investments can deliver tax-free income.
On April 30, the seminar, “Family Matters in LongTerm Care,” will address how long-term care insurance can play a role in helping to preserve assets, the common funding options to provide longterm care, as well as how to take control of where and how to receive long-term care services. At each seminar, there will also be a short presentation by Barry about charitable giving and financial planning. Seating is limited, so reservations are required by calling 4976542.
VORHEES ANNA — Brigitte Edwards and Jeff Vorhees, of Anna, have announced the birth of a daughter, Ariel Rae Vorhees, born March 3, 2013, in the Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sister, Rylie Edwards, 13, and her brother, Eli Edwards, 10. Her maternal grandparents are Todd and Darcy Steinke, of Anna. Her paternal grandparents are Larry and Kristi Vorhees, of Sidney. Her great-grandparents are Jack and Janice Richardson, of Jackson Center; Carolyn Steinke and Paul Steinke, both of Botkins; and Carol Vorhees and Don and Ruth Stotler, all of Piqua. Her mother is the former Brigitte Elliott, of Anna.
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SHELBY COUNTY Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF) Vice President Joe Laber (left), of Troy, and Shelby County Animal Shelter employee Tom Ganger, of Pasco, unload dog food at the shelter Tuesday. The food was donated to SCARF by Walmart. Monthly food donations from Walmart help feed abandoned animals at the shelter. For photo reprints, visit www.sidneydailynews.com
SCARF drive tallies first week During the first week of its fundraising drive, Dimes for Dogs and Cats, the Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF) collected a total of $513.37 from 27 banks placed at businesses throughout the area. Owners of Rolling Hills have announced that they will match donations made throughout the drive in the bank at its location, 105 E. Russell Road, up to a total of $250. Amounts collected from various locations were as follows: Brower, $184; Hits 105.5, $45.69; Culvers, $38.67; the Spot $36.37; Sidney Body Carstar, $24.27; Shear Creative, $23.13; Cas-
sano’s, $22.21; Rolling Hills Skate, $20.55; Helman Bros., $18.93; 4 Paws, $18.88; Wagmore Pet Salon, $13.77; Jack’s Pets, $11.71; Clancy’s, $8.77; Panache, $6.63; CR Designs, $6.61; Davis Meats, $6.16; Minster Vet, $5.43; Al’s Pizza, $4.90; Sidney Daily News, $4.53; Styling Company, $3.49; Power Station, $3.08; Flinn Vet, $3; NK Telco, $1.55; Schultze, $1.04; Alcove, $0; Lee’s, $0; Ron & Nita’s, $0. The business that collects the most money wins a mention on the air at Hits 105.5 and a mention on the websites of the radio station and SCARF. The drive continues through April 30.
Balance therapy program available VERSAILLES — The Rehab Clinic at Versailles Health Care Center has announced a therapy program for those suffering from balance disorders. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is designed to address balance, dizziness, and overall fitness of the patient. Two therapists at Versailles Health Care Center have been specially trained to address these disorders. VRT has been demon-
strated to be a highly effective treatment for most individuals with vestibular or central balance system disorders. It is an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous compensation for inner ear deficits. When the vestibular organs are damaged by disease or injury, the brain can no longer rely on them for accurate information about the equilibrium and motion, often resulting in dizziness,
vertigo, balance problems, and other symptoms. Many people are able to recover from these symptoms on their own after a few weeks of normal activity because the brain has adapted with a process called vestibular compensation. However, if the vestibular compensation process is not successful, a person’s ability to maintain posture and coordinate balance may become overly dependent on
input from the eyes and muscles and joints. In addition, the person may develop new patterns of head and body movement in an attempt to avoid dizziness and nausea. These strategies can make vestibular compensation even more difficult, worsening symptoms and often causing headache, muscle tension, and fatigue. For information, call Shannon Condon at 5260130.
Diabetes support group to meet at Wilson In celebration of Diabetes Awareness Day April 23, Wilson Memorial Hospital will offer a diabetes support group program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The featured topic will be the connection between diabetes and hearing loss. The program will be held in the lower level conference room of the Professional Building (door no. 4).
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The Wilson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for its health career scholarship program. The Wilson Auxiliary has been awarding scholarships since 1979. Each year, scholarships are given to recipients who are pursuing careers in the medical field. This year, three, $500 scholarships will be awarded. Graduating high school seniors as well as current college students are encouraged to apply. “We’re interested in individuals planning to major in or who are currently pursuing studies in healthcare-related fields, such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, careers in radiology or any other type of medical field,” said Marianne Helmlinger, scholarship committee chairwoman. “Graduating seniors of any high school in Shelby County, as well as college students in the county who are currently enrolled in a healthcare field of study are eligible to apply.” Applications are available at the front desk in Wilson Memorial Hospital’s main lobby or online at www.wilsonhospital.co m. Those interested must submit their applications before June 1. For more information about Wilson Memorial Auxiliary Hospital scholarship program, call 498-5390.
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The goal: $40,000 by April 30. Each can in the pantry represents $1,000. Total to date is $22,000. To help fill the shelves, call 498-4368.
Recipe of the Day A delicious treat that was submitted for competition in the 2012 Shelby County Fair. PERFECT PEACH PIE
4 cups sliced peaches 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Toss all ingredients together. Pie Crust 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 cup shortening 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 to 5 tablespoons milk Bake in 425-degree oven for 35 to 45 minutes. Wendy Langenkamp
PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF SIDNEY 2013 SPRING HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE The City of Sidney Water Department’s spring hydrant flushing schedule will begin on Monday, April 22nd. Flushing of the City’s fire hydrants will be done between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. The program will continue for three weeks. Residents in the immediate flushing area may experience a short temporary drop in pressure and could notice some discoloration in the water. It is advisable not to do laundry in this area during the flushing period. If you experience severe problems as a result of the hydrant flushing, contact the Water Treatment Plant at 498-8127.
MONDAY April 22
Area bounded by Fielding Road on the south, Brooklyn Ave on the west side, the Water Treatment Plant on the east and Dingman-Slagle Rd on the north.
TUESDAY April 23
Area bounded by Fielding Rd and St Rt 29 on the north, Brooklyn Ave on the west and south to the City limits including Shelby Hills Schools
WEDNESDAY April 24
Area bounded by Broadway Ave on the east, Russell Rd on the north, North St on the south boundary and North Ohio and Wapakoneta Rd on the west side.
THURSDAY April 25
Area bounded by Jefferson St on the south, Broadway Ave on the west, the Miami River and St. Rt. 47 to the east and north to Parkwood.
FRIDAY April 26
Area bounded by Broadway Ave on the east, Russell Rd on the south, Wapakoneta Ave on the west and north to the City Limits.
MONDAY April 29
Area bounded by Broadway Ave to the west, St. Rt. 47 to the east, Parkwood St to the south, then north to the City limits.
TUESDAY April 30
Area bounded by North St to the south, Wapakoneta and Ohio Ave to the east, Wagner Ave on the west, then north to Russell Rd.
WEDNESDAY May 1 THURSDAY May 2
Area bounded by Russell Rd on the south, Wapakoneta Ave to the east, then north and west by I-75. Area bounded by Russell Rd to the north, Wagner Ave to the east, I-75 to the west then south to the CSX Railroad.
FRIDAY May 3
Area bounded by I-75 to the east, Campbell Rd to the south, SR 47 to the north, and Kuther Rd to the west.
MONDAY May 6
Area bounded by I-75 to the east, SR 47 to the south, Russell Rd. to the north and Kuther Rd to the west.
TUESDAY May 7
Area bounded by I-75 on the east, City Limits to the south, Campbell Rd. to the north, and Kuther Rd. to the west.
WEDNESDAY May 8
Area bounded by I-75 west, CSX Railroad and North St. to the north, Wilkinson Ave. to the east, then south to Fair Rd.
THURSDAY May 9 FRIDAY May 10
Area bounded by Fair Rd. to the north, Walnut Ave. on the east, I-75 on the west, and south to the City limits. Area bounded by the Miami River on the east, Walnut St. and the CSX Railroad on the west, North St. on the north, then south to the City limits. 2384230
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AGRICULTURE Page 10
Monday, April 15, 2013
Professional development Fogt graduates opportunities available from AgriPOWER Are you a K-12 teacher who is curious about how habitat affects flooding and vice versa? In this workshop, sponsored by the Shelby, Miami, Montgomery and Darke Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD), you will have an opportunity to explore these topics through activities and resources that are aligned with the Ohio Academic Content Standards, Educational walks in the prairie and a canoe trip will help to enrich the experience! Day one will be at the Miami County Park Districtâ€™s Lost Creek Reserve in Troy, and day two will be at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm in Dayton, as well as in the Stillwater State Scenic River. Breakout
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sessions will be specific to various grade levels, and will provide hands-on lessons with all the supporting materials and lesson plans you need for implementation in your classroom. There will be special breakout sessions for third-grade teachers to introduce them to the â€œHabitat in the Classroomâ€? curriculum. Participants earn 12.5 contact hours for attend-
ing both days, all for only $55 (or join us for Day 1 only for $45). One semester hour of graduate credit is available from Ashland University at an additional cost of $175. Registration deadline is July 19 on a first come first served basis. Workshops fill up quickly! For more information or a registration form, contact Shelby SWCD Education Coordinator, Lynda Adams, at Lynda.firstname.lastname@example.org or 492-6520, ext. 117. Pond Clinic â€” the Annual Tri-County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Pond Clinic will be held April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Dan and Tawni Batdorf, 9291 N. State Route 48, Covington. For additional
information contact Shelby SWCD at 4926520. Tree Seedling Pick Up â€” Tree seedling orders may be picked up at the Shelby County Fairgrounds (Highland Ave. gate) on April 18 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Conservation Day Camp â€” Conservation Day Camp will be held June 25-27 at the Shelby County Fish & Game Club for children who have finished grades 2-5. Students in grades 7-12 may apply to serve as volunteer counselors or counselors in training. For additional information contact Shelby SWCD Education Coordinator, Lynda Adams, at Lynda.email@example.com or 492-6520, ext. 117.
Spring Dairy Expo show, sale results announced COLUMBUS â€” The 27th Ohio Spring Dairy Expo was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus on March 28-30. A total of 758 quality animals representing all seven breeds of dairy cattle were on the grounds for the shows and sales, an increase of more than 100 head over last year. Exhibitors traveled from across Ohio and nine other states to present their entries to judges Tim Abbott of Fairfield, Vermont and Steve Hendress of Walcott, Ind. This yearâ€™s event featured seven shows in which 602 open class and junior animals competed for the top spots and six sales offering 186 cattle that are now headed to new homes across the Continuing country. again this year was the All-Breed Youth Showmanship Competition which was sponsored by the American Dairy Association Mideast who provided a cash prize to each contestant, regardless of placing. Next year, Spring Dairy Expo will be held March 27â€“29, again at the Ohio Expo Center. Ohio Spring Dairy Expo would not be possible without the generous support of its many sponsors. This yearâ€™s Supreme Sponsors ($2,500 or more) were: American Dairy Association Mideast, Purebred Dairy Cattle Association and COBA/Select Sires. Reserve Sponsors ($1,000$2,499) were: Agrarian Marketing Corp., DHI and Pioneer. Honorable Mention Sponsors ($500$999) were: Cargill, Dairy Farmers of America, Farm Credit Mid-America, Heritage Cooperative, IBA, JD Equipment, Middlefield Cheese, Ohio Ag Net, Sexing Technologies, Prengers Inc., TruPointe Cooperative Inc. and Westfield Insurance. At the â€œFriends of Spring
Dairy Expoâ€? level ($240$499) were: AgroVantage, ASE Feed and Supply, Brewster Dairy Inc., Minerva Dairy, Ohio Beef Council, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Velvet Ice Cream, Farm & Dairy, Farmshine, Smith Dairy, Sullivanâ€™s Show Supplies and United Producers. Highlights from the shows, sales and junior events are below. For full results or more information about Spring Dairy Expo, visit www.springdairyexpo.com. Local residents who participated were: Showmanship (130 participants) 12-13 year olds (24 participants): Keaton Topp, Botkins Supreme Champion Junior Show Supreme Junior Champion: Milking Shorthorn, Topp View Moonshine Alexa, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley Madelyn Topp, and Botkins Junior Show Supreme Grand Champion: Holstein, Rocky-Mount Sanchez Finesse, exhibited by Cole and Olivia Cummings, Sidney Brown Swiss (67 head shown) Junior Show Junior Champion: Topp View Totally All In, winter calf, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley & Madelyn Topp, Botkins Holstein (193 head shown) Junior Show Intermediate Champion: RockyMount Sanchez Finesse, junior three year old, exhibited by Cole and Olivia Cummings, Sidney Junior Show Grand Champion: Rocky-Mount Sanchez Finesse, junior three year old, exhibited by Cole and Olivia Cum-
mings, Sidney Jersey (178 head shown) Junior Show Senior Champion: DKG Jade Violet, aged cow, exhibited by Trevor Greiwe and Garrett Hageman, Sidney Junior Show Grand Champion: DKG Jade Violet, aged cow, exhibited by Trevor Greiwe and Garrett Hageman, Sidney Milking Shorthorn (28 head shown) Junior Show Junior Champion: Topp-View Moonshine Alexa, fall calf, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley and Madelyn Topp, Botkins Junior Show Senior & Grand Champion: ToppView Blue Spruce Awesome, aged cow, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley and Madelyn Topp, Botkins Open Show Junior Champion: Topp-View Moonshine Alexa, fall calf, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley and Madelyn Topp, Botkins Red & White (54 head shown) Junior Show Intermediate Champion: Oneeda Rocco Twany-Red, senior two year old, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley and Madelyn Topp, Botkins Junior Show Grand Champion: Oneeda Rocco Twany-Red, senior twoyear-old, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley and Madelyn Topp, Botkins The 2013 edition of the Buckeye Classic Ayrshire sale featured 35 lots that sold for an average of $1,283. Buckeye Classic Guernsey Sale (Cohosted by Buckeye Dairy Club and the Ohio Guernsey Association) featured 14 live lots and
two embryo packages. Buckeye Classic Elite Holstein Sale (Co-hosted by Buckeye Dairy Club and the Ohio Holstein Association) had a group of 56 Holstein live lots and sold for an average of $1,822. The auctioneer tapped the gavel at $4,600 on the high seller, Pine-Tree 1258 Larg 5475 ET, a summer yearling consigned by Matthew Steiner, Marshalville, and purchased by Lou Brown, New Bremen. Buckeye Classic Jersey Sale (Hosted by Buckeye Dairy Club) had 25 head sold for an average of $1,434.Tying for second highest seller at $2,250 was DKG Request Halo, consigned by John, Donna and Trevor Greiwe, Sidney, and purchased by Mark Hoewischer, Mechanicsburg. Midwest Revue Brown Swiss Sale (Hosted by Modern Associates) had a quality lineup of 56 cattle sold for an average of $3,119 to breeders from 10 different states. The Ohio 4-H and Open Dairy Judging Contest was held independently of the Ohio FFA Contest for the first time this year. The contest attracted a large group of 180 contestants.
ANNA â€” Jason Fogt, of Anna, recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federationâ€™s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. Fogt is the co-owner of a small, plastic and wood component and assembly business. He is a Shelby County Farm Bureau member and operates a small beef cattle and grain farm. During the past year, participants engaged government officials, activists, media insiders and farm leaders on pressing local, state and national issues. Among the topics were government structure and spending, regulations, the environment, animal welfare, international trade and public relations. â€œOhio Farm Bureau is committed to the success of AgriPOWER and believes that there has never been a more important time for people to stand up for agriculture and tell their stories,â€? said Sandy Kuhn, AgriPOWER director. â€œThis is really the purpose of AgriPOWER as graduates are trained to become the future leaders and advocates for agriculture." Prior to graduation, participants developed goals for using their training to effectively impact public policy. At graduation, AgriPOWER Class V presented Kuhn with a scholarship to help with the funding of Class VI. â€œThey have truly learned the power of paying forward,â€? Kuhn replied. In addition to OFBF, AgriPOWER partners include Nationwide Insurance, Ohio Soybean Council, Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation, Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, Ohio Pork Producers Council, Ohio Sheep and Wool Program, Ohio Sheep Improvement Association, Ohio Cattlemenâ€™s Association, Ohio Beef Council, AgriPOWER alumni, AgriPOWER Class IV, Ohio Poultry Association, Ag Credit ACA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. For additional information about AgriPOWER visit ofb.ag/agripower, contact OFBF at (614) 5198761 or email AgriPower@ofbf.org.
Shamrock Stitchers MCCARTYVILLE â€” The Shamrock Stitchers held a meeting on April 7 at Sacred Heart church in McCartyville. New officers were elected and installed. They are: President Bridget Hoehne, Vice President Hannah Eilerman, Treasurer Claire Spicer, Secretary Ally Bertke, Health and Safety Toni Gibson and Ryan Spicer, Recreation Emily Anthony and News reporter Ben Kovacs. Members discussed having a skating party instead of a banquet this year, and they are to bring their ideas to the next meeting. Members also talked about doing their annual Motherâ€™s Day Bake sale after Mass at the church. Enrollment forms were handed out and are due at the next meeting, along with family dues of $10. Demonstrations were given by Ryan and Ally. The next meeting will be April 28 at 6:30 at the church.
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Fairlawn Local Schools Fairlawn Local Schools recently released the list of students who have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter: Grade 6 4.0: Malorie Hussey, Allison Roush, Meghan Bell, Thomas Moloney, Noah Krebs, Logan Jamison, Erin Burdiss 3.5-3.9 Skylar Jones, Cassandra McKnight, Emma McDowell, Lauren Dudgeon, Levi McDonald, Madison Huelskamp, Evan Jameson, Gabrielle Lozano, Hunter Booth, Douglas Wright, Zoie King 3.0-3.4: Nicholas Huelskamp, Kellem, Madison Christian Pierce, Lane Greiwe, Lukas Smith, Renee Wallace, Holman Rosales, Elizabeth Pestke, Mikayla Pierce, Paige OldingDavis, Jacqueline Ceyler, Hailey VanHook Grade 7 4.0: Stephen Blanford, Abigail Goins 3.5-3.9: Jace Taylor, Nicholas Garrett, Caroline Nuss, Andrew Brautigam, Tyler Batton, Wolfgang Biedermann, Emily Lewis, Katlynn Shaw, Aliya Sharp, Lane Wells, Clara Strunk, Megan Brautigam, Grace Hageman, Lauren Weinschenk, Regan DeMotte, Annie Stemen 3.0-3.4: Aarron Swiger, Andrew Taylor, Chase Reichert, Alexan-
dria Osborne, James Rayl, Ciera Driskell, Mitchell Smith, Noah Allison, Garrett Vondenhuevel, Jacob Ward, Macy Boeke Grade 8 4.0: Nicholas Brautigam 3.5-3.9: Nathan Lessing, Whitney Tyler, Jacob Caldwell, Joshua Reck, Beth Weigandt, Chelsie Brautigam Kody Curtner, 3.0-3.4: JeaneLee Branscum, Kelsey Zircher, Benjamin Brautigam, Brittney Morris, Micheal Burch, Madison Hussey, Bryce Landrey, Austin Maddy, Steven Champagne, Katherine Bodiker, Trevor Greiwe, Kambria Hamilton, Rebecca Wilson Grade 9 4.0: Ollivia Hageman, Ross Covault, Madison Allison, Alexander Burdiss 3.5-3.9: Paige Vondenhuevel, Mollie Roe, John Reck, Troy Fletcher 3.0-3.4: Lance Jones, Zachary Garrett, Kamryn Gates, Brittany Hall, Tyler Turner, Savanna McLain, Cassandra Suttles, Whitely Burton, Mason Huelskamp, Curtis Koewler Grade 10 4.0: Sarah Keller, Summer McLain, Jacob Marvin 3.5-3.9: Allison Watkins, Abbie Roe, Gage Pennington, Cheyenne McGough, Kaileigh Poe, Jared
Brautigam, Hayley Blanford, Cheyenne Driskell, Jennifer Williams, Jessica Wright, Rachel Morris, Hannah Gold, Madison Guinther, Katherine Nuss, Rhea DeMotte 3.0-3.4: Courtney Reed, Sebastian Harshbarger, Jasmine Smith, Cody Lewis, Zebadiah Sharp, Sara Weinschenk, Brandon Alexander, Jordan Cornett, Shyanne Curl, Mikayla Bockrath, Zoe Shipman Grade 11 4.0: Lukas Brautigam, Emry Bernardi 3.5-3.9: Kara Short, Taylor Stegall, Brianna Hayden, Maci Pauley, Alisa Fogt, Michelle Clark, Cameron Hina, Elizabeth Bensman, Mack Knupp, Haley Vondenhuevel 3.0-3.4: Christine Ward, Kelsey Oates, Samantha Sayre, Emily Brautigam, Heidi Bundy, Madison Tyler, Olivia Tyler, Toni Saunders, Laurissa Muhlenkamp Grade 12 4.0: Ryan Lessing, Grant Covault, Samantha Morris, Ryder Gross, Samantha Forman, Anthony Gillem, Elias Helman, Trey Everett, Tori Butterfield, Zachery Rogers, Tyler Matthews 3.5-3.9: Emily Boerger, Haley Slonkosky, Abby Stemen, Mykaila Russell, Nathan Ordean, Olivia Cummings 3.0-3.4: Cole Cummings, Mitchell Kirtley, Jessie Hughes, Dustin Edge, Ryan Elliott, Samantha Wilson
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BY FRANCIS DRAKE stand your ground, and so will they. At some What kind of day will point, a little comprotomorrow be? To find out mise will be necessary, what the stars say, read don’t you think? the forecast given for SCORPIO your birth sign. (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) For Wednesday, Your high energy will April 17, 2013 guarantee that you can ARIES accomplish a lot at work (March 21 to April 19) today. No doubt you will You’re bursting with be delegating to others energy today. Go after as well. Go, go, go. what you want; do what SAGITTARIUS you want. Others will (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) sense your power and A playful day! This is step aside. a fabulous time for comTAURUS petitive sports or doing (April 20 to May 20) anything you want to Behind-the-scenes re- come out on top in. You search can yield excel- feel prankish and enerlent results today. getic! However, you might be CAPRICORN dealing with a hidden (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) enemy. Be on guard for You will get a lot done anyone who does not today with respect to have your best interests renovating, shoving furat heart. niture around and makGEMINI ing improvements at (May 21 to June 20) home. You know what This is great day for you want, and you’re group activities, espe- prepared to act on it. cially competitive sports AQUARIUS or games. You’re eager to (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) show others what your Communication with hopes and dreams for others will be direct and the future are. forthright, which makes CANCER this a great day for those (June 21 to July 22) of you who sell, write, ambition is act, teach or promote. Your aroused! This is the day Everyone will fall under to go after what you the spell of your words. want. Demand the adPISCES vantage because, basi- (Feb. 19 to March 20) cally, you already have it. Although you’re preLEO pared to work hard to (July 23 to Aug. 22) earn money today, you Do anything to are equally eager to broaden your experience spend it! Cash is flying of the world today. Learn in both directions. something new. Travel YOU BORN TODAY somewhere. Go some- You are strong-willed, place you’ve never been conscientious and rebefore. Talk to people sponsible. You’re a natufrom different back- ral leader who is grounds. adventurous. Religion VIRGO and philosophy interest (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) you because your reaYou will defend your soning powers are best interests today, strong. You have a comwhich is why this is a manding style, which good day to discuss makes others listen shared property, inheri- when you speak. In the tances and how to divide coming year, something something. You’re ready you’ve been involved to draw a line in the with for about nine years sand. will end or diminish in LIBRA order to make room for (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) something new. with Discussions Birthdate of: Jennifer partners and close Garner, actress; Sean friends will be vigorous Bean, actor; Thornton and lively today! You will Wilder, playwright.
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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Tuesday, April 16, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your home routine will be interrupted today. Small appliances might break down, or minor breakages could occur. Be patient if domestic arguments break out, especially with females. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You feel emotionally impulsive today, which is why this is an accident-prone day for you. Your emotional distraction could make something go wrong. Nevertheless, you can do some practical planning. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Keep an eye on your money today, because you might find money or lose it. You also might lose something you own or have it stolen. Stay alert! CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Difficulties with authority figures might arise today because of power struggles. Be careful. Don’t throw your weight around. Instead, make plans for future social events or sports activities. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Because you feel restless, this could be an accident-prone day for you. If you try to research or work behind the scenes, you will accomplish a lot. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Minor upsets might occur with others in group situations, especially females. Don’t be pushy. Go with the flow. Discussions about future plans could be solid. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) While making long-range plans for your career, particularly practical plans, you might have a dispute with a partner or close friend. Just let it blow over. Focus on your future. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Travel plans might be changed or canceled today. Ditto for anything having to do with higher education. Avoid disputes about religion, politics and racial issues. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Stay in touch with your bank account, because something unusual might occur. (You might bounce a check.) Stay on top of things; a little research will help things from getting worse. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) You have to compromise with others because the Moon is opposite your sign. Talk to someone older to get his or her advice. Be patient with family. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Your work routine will be interrupted today because computer crashes, power outages and staff shortages are likely. However, discussions with bosses and experienced employees are beneficial. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You might be overcharged for a social event or something related to vacations, hotels and sports. Keep your eyes open. An older relative can benefit you in the care of children. YOU BORN TODAY You have a great sense of humor and are obliging with others. You enjoy a good laugh. You’re loyal to friends and family; nevertheless, you have to follow your fantasies and dreams. Other people might dismiss your dreams, but you shouldn’t. They’re real. Good news. Your year ahead might be one of the most powerful years of your life. (Dream big!) Birthdate of: Charlie Chaplin, actor/director; Dusty Springfield, singer; Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus. (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.
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PCOS affects multiple systems DEAR DR. nosed in women ROACH: What in their 20s, but can you tell me sometimes in The about polycystic teenagers. ovarian synmost common feadrome? My 20tures of PCOS iny e a r - o l d clude some of the daughter was symptoms you diagnosed with have noted in it by her gyne- To your your daughter: abcologist after normal periods, good she started to and weight gain miss her periods health or being overand gain weight. Increased Dr. Keith weight. I have amounts of male Roach several queshormones can tions: Is PCOS curable? cause excess body and How is it diagnosed? Is it facial hair, acne and loss genetic? And does it af- of hair typically seen in fect fertility? — N.D. men. ANSWER: Polycystic Decreased fertility is ovarian syndrome is a very common in PCOS, condition of abnormal fe- but weight loss can help male sex hormones. reverse that. PCOS usually is diagDespite the name, a
patient need not have polycystic ovaries to be diagnosed with PCOS, and having polycystic ovaries does not guarantee a diagnosis. Because it affects multiple systems, the initial evaluashould be tion comprehensive. One serious problem with PCOS is its association with resistance to insulin, all the way to frank diabetes. A skin condition called acanthosis nigricans, which looks like a darkened ring around the neck, is a sign of increased diabetes risk. Treatment for PCOS is treatment for its manifestations. For irregular periods, weight loss
helps, but medications occasionally are required. The medication metformin, usually used for diabetes, can help with weight loss, prevent diabetes and may help with irregular periods. Spironolactone and ketoconazole can be helpful to address the hormone imbalance itself. PCOS isn’t always diagnosed right away. Endocrinologists and gynecologists may have particular expertise in this field. Women with this condition, being so variable, may especially benefit from a support group. I found a very nice place to start at www.pcoscommunity.co m.
100 years April 17, 1913 The local baseball lid will be pried off Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Park, when the Botkins Reds meet the Sidney Brownies. Members of the Sidney team will include: J. Shafer, 3rd; F. Cook, c.; Wildason, c.f..; Swartz, s.s.; B. Cook, l.f.; Cromer, r.f.; Fickle, 1st; Anthony, 2nd; Limpthicum, p., and Bowers, utility. No larger assembly ever gathered in the Sunday school room of St. John’s Lutheran Church than was present last evening at the reception given by the congregation in honor of the 77 new members received into the church within the past year. ——— Col. W.T. Amos returned today from Dayton, where he has been for more than three weeks on flood duty. A number of the militia were relieved from duty today, but Co. L is still retained and may be in Dayton for 10 days or longer.
75 years April 17, 1938 One of Sidney’s newest industries will make its official bow to the people of the community over the weekend, when the Sidney Boys’ Club will introduce “Bug-Ban”, a new insect and bug exterminating powder. Members of the Boys’ Club will endeavor to contact all homes in the community. The insecticide has been developed by the local company over the past year.
50 years April 17, 1963 Mrs. R.E. Bonnoront will serve as president of the Ladies Golf Association, named to lead the group for the year at the noon luncheon gathering of golf-interested women at the Moose County Club. Mrs. John Draper will serve as vice president, Mrs. Paul Koerner as secretary, Mrs. Chester Marrs, treasurer. Mrs. Sailor Beers will be district chairman and Mrs. Lowell Staley, handicap chairman. Mrs. Wilson Stockstill will be the publicity chairman. ———
Shelby County Teachers Association honored six of their members by recognizing their quarter of a century in the professions. The honor certificates were awarded them at a dinner meeting in Russia Community Center Thursday night. Receiving honors were Paul R. Needles, county superintendent, Herbert Walter, Russia, Sister Mary Luciola, also of Russia, who was absent, Wendell Edgerley, of Botkins, Mrs. Irma Renner, of Hardin-Houston, and Mrs. Martha Haberkamp of Anna. The awards were presented by Joseph Stone. Stone, president of the association, also installed the new officers, Willard Heintz, president, 1962 vice president, Russell Wagner, vice president, and Osborne Livisay, secretarytreasurer.
25 years April 17, 1988 Photo: Terri Thompson, 1120 Stephens Road, a sixth grade teacher at Northwood School, accepts a balloon from her 6-year-old daughter, Rachel. The balloon signifies support for the Week of the Young Child at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. ——— Verna M. Geise of 329 Williams St. is pictured working at her desk at Bank One as she nears her retirement. Mrs. Geise retired April 8 after 23 years service with the bank but will continue working parttime as manager of Bank One’s Dorothy Love Retirement Community branch office. Mrs. Geise started in July 1965 and worked many years as manager of the Northtown branch in Sidney.
Little hellion makes visits to grandma’s a chore DEAR ABBY: I don’t want to My daughter died take Madison in a car accident anymore. It has two years ago. been difficult losShe and her ing my daughter, boyfriend, “Reed,” seeing her rehad a 4-monthplaced with a new old daughter, “Angirlfriend and gela.” now being exSince then, pected to include Dear Reed has been an unpleasant Abby very understand“step-granding and liberal daughter” in Abigail with visitations. Van Buren everything. But if However, it didn’t I don’t take her, take him long to find an- I’m afraid they won’t let other girlfriend, who has me visit Angela. Do you a 4-year-old daughter I’ll have any advice? — call Madison. ANGIE’S GRAM IN MISThe first time I went to SOURI pick up Angela, the new DEAR GRAM: If you girlfriend hinted strongly haven’t already spoken to that I should also take Reed and the girl’s Madison. I didn’t like it, mother about her behavbut I took her. Abby, ior, you should. Madison Madison is the meanest, may act out because she’s rudest child I have ever jealous of Angela and, met. She called my dad among other things, she ugly, my daughter ugly needs to learn better and my house “stinky.” I manners before she’s insaw her push Angela cluded in any more visits. down and laugh. Then If she had pulled the she tried to smother my shenanigans with me granddaughter by sitting that she has with you, I on her head on the couch. would have taken her The last time I brought home immediately. Angela home, Madison This is not to say that told me that everything I Madison should be perbought for Angela I had to manently excluded, but buy for her, too. you should have time
with your granddaughter one-on-one. The same is true for Madison and her grandparents. You are not a built-in baby sitter, which appears to be how you have been made to feel, but nothing will change until you broach the subject. DEAR ABBY: I feel fortunate to find myself with the love of my life at 24. “Josh” is charming, intelligent, a hard worker and a wonderful partner. I know we can achieve all the things we hope for. We have discussed where we stand on issues such as children, family, finances, living arrangements, etc. We are mostly compatible, and where there is tension, we work it through and compromise. We are clearly headed toward engagement. He has picked out a ring and I want it badly, but I am hesitant. I am afraid I won’t give him what he deserves. I dated a man in college for three years. We talked about our future, made plans, and then I changed my mind. The pain I caused was terri-
ble. I still regret hurting him, although I don’t regret leaving. I’m afraid I will do it again. I’m so anxious I sometimes think I should bail now and cut his losses just in case. I don’t think I will, but who can see the future? My mother says I have always been obsessed with making the right choice. Am I being foolish and letting my anxieties run away with me? — SUSAN IN CONNECTICUT DEAR SUSAN: There are better ways to cope with your anxiety than “throwing the baby out with the bathwater.” You are not the same person you were in college. You have grown and are obviously more aware of the consequences of your actions. Because you are anxious about making a commitment to “the love or your life” — someone with whom you have many things in common — it’s time to schedule an appointment with a licensed counselor to discuss it. It will be time and money well spent.
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WAIANAE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii fisherman has an unbelievable fishing tale: a close encounter with a 9-foot shark that jumped dangerously near his kayak. But, he has the video to prove it. Isaac Brumaghim, 37, was kayak fishing off the Waianae Coast Sunday when the shark sprang up and chomped on the tuna he was fighting to reel in for a tournament. "He exploded under my kayak, his dorsal hit my kayak," Brumaghim said Thursday. "It was just like a rush."
Many thoughts ran through his head: fear, excitement and disappointment at losing a big catch. "The shark scared me," he said. "But I really needed that fish for my job." The next thought after the rush subsided: "I hope I got that on camera." He often goes fishing with a camera mounted to his kayak. At home, he watched the footage and posted it online, not expecting it to generate the attention it's getting. Reporters nationwide are calling. Many are still skeptical, accusing him of doctoring the footage.
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Excellent opportunity for a manager interested in facilitating the culture transformation of the hospital-owned physician practices with the Grand Lake Health System. Bachelor’s degree in clinical area of healthcare required. Credentialed by NAHQ or willing to obtain. Must have a minimum of five years of clinical experience as well as demonstrated leadership skills, which include working with physicians. Must be high functioning with strong communication skills; problem solving and data analysis skills and computer skills (including Word and Excel). Must have experience with PDSA tools and PI techniques that result in improved outcomes and enjoy developing others to use these tools.
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Residence Manager—Assisted Living We are seeking high quality candidates for the leading position of Residence Manager for LanePark of Sidney. Scheduled to open this fall, LanePark will proudly offer assisted living and memory care in a residential, home-like setting! We operate from a Resident First perspective. As Residence Manager, you will be responsible for the overall operation of the community in accordance to government regulations, our own internal policies and procedures, and most importantly, in accordance to our residents and family’s needs and preferences. The Residence Manager will implement approaches and services in all facets of the operations of the community to maximize resident and family satisfaction, leading to the offering of superior care and hospitality. The ideal candidate will also lead the sales and marketing effort of the community to ensure financial goals are met. Key Qualifications: *Previous experience hiring, coaching and supervising a team *Previous sales and marketing experience *Must have a passion for providing genuine customer service and hospitality *Must have a low tolerance for mediocre customer service and hospitality *Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of customers, including, but not limited to: residents, their families, employees, vendors, regulators.
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NOTICE TO BIDDERS STATE OF OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Columbus, Ohio Division of Construction Management Legal Copy Number: 130310 Sealed proposals will be accepted from pre-qualified bidders at the ODOT Office of Contracts until 10:00 a.m. on May 9, 2013. Project 130310 is located in Shelby County, VA-PM-FY2013 and is a RAISED PAVEMENT MARKERS project. The date set for completion of this work shall be as set forth in the bidding proposal. Plans and Specifications are on file in the Department of Transportation. April 8, 15
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LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – MEDICAID NON-EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES The Shelby County Department of Job & Family Services seek proposals for delivery of Non-Emergency Transportation Services for Medicaid-eligible individuals in Shelby County for the period of July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014. Request for Proposal documents are available electronically or via mail from Amy Ahrens of the Shelby County Department of Job & Family Services; 227 South Ohio Avenue; Sidney, Ohio 45365; phone (937) 498-4981. Completed proposals must be submitted to the above address by 4:00 PM, May 17, 2013, to be considered. Apr. 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17 2383431
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PERRY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES LEGAL NOTICE Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Perry Township Trustees located at Sherri Huelskamp, Fiscal Officer, 850 N. Knoop Johnston Rd., Sidney, Ohio 45365, until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013 for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the project known as PERRY TOWNSHIP 2013 405 FB FLEXIBLE BASE RESURFACING PROGRAM and at same time and place, publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents, bid sheets, plans and specifications can be obtained from Sherri Huelskamp, Fiscal Officer, 850 N. Knoop Johnston Rd., 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, 2013 and to be completed no later than September 1, 2013. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the 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 Perry Township Trustees reserve the right to reject any and/or all bids. Apr. 8, 15
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LORAMIE TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Doug Hoying of 3223 Simon Road, Russia, Ohio 45363: Application to use a building on his property for a conditional use permit for a Home Occupation Business, to run a Solar Power Supply business. The meeting will be held on April 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Loramie Township Building at 3505 Russia-Versailles Road, Russia, Ohio 45363. Meeting is open to the public. Larry Phlipot, Zoning Administrator Apr. 15
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REPLAY 50 years ago April 15, 1963 Tom Schwenzer slugged out a 618 series, built with a 239 game, to pace the frontrunning Wooden Shoe Inn to a 3-1 conquest of seventh-place Stamco Coilers at Ray Ann Lanes in New Bremen. Don Fledderjohn fired a 233 for the losers.
25 years ago April 15, 1988 Minster’s Dave Huecker keeps attacking his own records as he performs for the Minster boys track team. Thursday night at home against Celina. Huecker again set a new record, soaring a phenomenal 23-1 in the long jump for one of two new school records set at the meet. The other was by Joe Prenger of Minster, who sped to a 23.3 clocking in the 200 dash.
10 years ago April 15, 2003 Sarah Schulze, an eighth grader at Anna, turned in an amazing effort in the 800 meter run during a junior high track and field meet Monday at Anna. Schulze won the 100, 400 and 800 events, but it was in the 800 that she turned a few heads. Her winning time was 2:24.63, and according to varsity coach Dean Stewart, that is faster than any Division III high school girl in the entire state so far this spring.
ON THE AIR High school baseball on the Internet TUESDAY PressProsMagazine.com — Sidney vs. Troy at 5th-3rd Field. 7:15 air time. SATURDAY PressProsMagazine.com — Russia at Lehman. Air time 10:45 a.m.
CALENDAR High school sports TODAY Baseball Troy at Sidney Dayton Christian at Lehman Russia at Fairlawn Jackson Center at Anna Minster at Covington Troy Christian at Houston Botkins at Fort Loramie Softball Troy at Sidney Jackson Center at Anna Russia at Fairlawn Minster at Coldwater Versailles at New Bremen Bradford at Houston Botkins at Fort Loramie Boys tennis Elida at Lehman
QUOTE OF THE DAY “It was an area we weren’t very good at last year, and we have to get better at it. If we can figure that out, I would be disappointed if we don’t have the best offense in the Big Ten.” —Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer on his team’s passing game after Saturday’s Scarlet and Gray game held in Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium.
ON THIS DATE IN 1918 — Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over Philadelphia. 1984 — Ben Crenshaw wins the Masters by two strokes over Tom Watson. 1993 — Sparky Anderson earns his 2,000th victory as a manager as the Detroit Tigers rally to beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2.
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Scott wins in playoff AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Adam Scott finished the job this time, and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters. With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed a 20footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then won his first major championship Sunday with a 12-footer for birdie on the second extra hole. Scott leaned back and thrust his arms in the air after the putt dropped on the 10th hole, a celebration for all of Australia and personal redemption for himself. It was only last summer when Scott threw away the British Open by making bogey on his last four holes to lose by one shot to Ernie Els. The 32-year-old handled that crushing defeat with dignity and pledged to finish stronger given another chance. “Next time — I’m sure there will be a next time — I can do a better job of it,” he said that day. Scott was close to perfect, and he had to be with Cabrera delivering some brilliance of his own. Moments after Scott made his 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a 3-under 69 to take a one-shot lead ‚Äî “C’mon, Aussie!” he screamed — Cabrera answered with an
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ADAM SCOTT and his caddie Steve Williams reacts to his putt dropping on the second hole of a playoff to win the Masters golf tournament Sunday in Augusta. Runner-up Angel Cabrera watches in the background. approach that plopped down 3 feet from the cup, one of the greatest shots under the circumstances. That gave him an easy birdie and a 2-under 70. They both chipped close for par on the 18th in the first playoff hole, and Cabrera’s 15-
foot birdie putt on the 10th grazed the right side of the cup. With his long putter anchored against his chest, Scott’s putt was true all the way. The Masters was the only major an Australian had
never won, and Scott was among dozens of golfers who routinely rose in the early hours of Monday morning for the telecast, only to watch a horror show. The leading character was Greg Norman, who had four good chances to win, none better than when he blew a six-shot lead on the last day to Nick Faldo in 1996. There was Jim Ferrier in 1952, Bruce Crampton 20 years later, and Scott and Jason Day only two years ago. Norman, though, was the face of Aussie failures at the Masters, and Scott paid him tribute in Butler Cabin before he slipped on that beautiful green jacket. “Australian is a proud sporting nation, and this is one notch in the belt we never got,” Scott said. “It’s amazing that it came down to me today. But there’s one guy who inspired a nation of golfers, and that’s Greg Norman. He’s been incredible to me and all the great golfers. Part of this belongs to him.” Scott was just as gracious in victory as he was last summer at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. He and Cabrera flashed a thumbs-up to each other after their shots into the 10th hole in the playoff, and they walked off the 10th green with their arms around each other when it was over.
Minster teams first at Anna ANNA — Minster ran away with both team titles in the annual Anna Invitational track meet held Saturday. The Lady Wildats had 159.5 points to win by 28.5 over runner-up West LibertySalem. The Minster boys rolled up 199.5, well over 100 more than second place. There were two meet records set. Fairlawn’s Olivia Cummings heaved the shot put 42feet, 3.25 inches to break the old record of 42-2 set back in 2005 by Shea Dirterick of Convoy Crestview. And Minster’s AJ Huelsman cleared 13-feet, 9-inches in the pole vault to break to old mark of 13-6, held by both Justin Gusching of Minster and Dustin Reisinger of Houston. The Minster girls again performed well in the relays, winning three of them, including the 400, 1600 and 3200. The Lady Wildcats were second in the 800 relay. Freshman Maggie Meiring won the 300 hurdles, sophomore Cassie Jutte won the long jump and freshman Kaci Bornhorst won the 3200 for Minster. Russia got a win from sophomore Leah Francis in the 100 hurdles, freshman Lauren Heaton in the 400 dash, and sophomore Emily Borchers in the high jump. Cummings, a senior, also won the discus. The Minster boys also did a lot of damage in the relays, winning the 800, 1600 and 3200. In addition, senior Troy Kauffman was first in the 100 dash, junior Dominic Slonkosky won the 800 and the 1600, senior Eric Dahlinghaus was first in the 3200, sophomore Eli Wolf won the 200, and junior Wes Hegemann won the shot put. Fairlawn standout Trey Everett won two events, taking the high jump at 6-feet, 3inches and the long jump at 19-8.25. Brad Montgomery of Lehman, a junior, won the disSDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg cus, Anna won the 400 relay, and Andrew Mackie of New MINSTER’S ANDREW Fausey stays a couple steps ahead of Houston’s Devon Jester and Knoxville, a senior, won the Anna’s Adam Larger in the 1600 run Saturday at the Anna Invitational. Fausey was second, Jester third and Larger fourth. 400 dash.
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Sidney drops two to Celina CELINA — Sidney dropped both games of a doubleheader to Celina in non-league baseball action Saturday, 1-0 in five innings and 3-1 in the nightcap. Sidney is now 4-5. In the first game, the Jackets managed only three hits. In the second game, Sidney had five hits, including two by Shane Herbert. The Jackets play Troy tonight and Tuesday in conference play. Tonight’s game is at Sidney and Tuesday’s is at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton.
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JACOB COOPER (right) of Botkins hands off to teammate Brandon Cottrell in the 400 relay Satur-
day at the Anna Invitational. The Trojans foursome finished ninth in the event.
ANNA INVITATIONAL High school track Anna Invitational Saturday at Anna Girls Team scores: 1. Minster 159.5, 2. West Liberty-Salem 131, 3. Russia 96, 4. Fort Jennings 51, 5. Botkins 48, 6. New Bremen 38.5, 7. Dixie 30, 8. Fairlawn 29, 9. Anna 27.5, 10. Troy Christian 14, 11. New Knoxville 12, 12. Houston 111.5, 13. Lehman 11. 3200 relay – Minster 10:16.21; WL-Salem 10:27.05; Russia 10:47.49; New Bremen 11:21.68; Houston 11:48.14; Anna 13:00.81; Fort Jennings 13:45.43. 100 hurdles – Leah Francis, R, 16.87; Hauser, D, 17.12; Rebenstein, WL, 17.94; Meiring, M, 18.07; Bornhorst, B, 18.3; Nuss, F, 18.32; Richard, M, 18.9; Michael, A, 19.19. 100 dash – Freyhof, WL, 13.0; Titterington, L, 13.15; Schroeder, FJ, 13.37; Bruskotter,FJ, 13.57; Stewart, M, 13.68; Haddad, TC, 13.93; Heuker, B, 14.1; Knoop, B, 14.35. 800 relay – Fort Jennings 1:56.73; Minster 1:57.73; Russia 1:58.0; New Bremen 1:59.97; West Liberty 2:00.17; Dixie 2:04.24; Anna 2:04.3; Fairlawn 2:06.21. 1600 run – Vogel, WL, 5:32.18; Borchers, R, 5:43.19; Boyle, NK, 5:44.81; Flora, B, 5:48.93; Slonkosky, M, 5:51.7; Barlage, M, 5:54.93; Henault, WL, 6:02.54; Elking, NB, 6:08.48. 400 relay – Minster 53.75; West Liberty 53.82; Russia 56.25; New Bremen 56.85; Fort Jennings 57.12; Anna 58.79; Dixie 59.83; Botkins 1:02.46. 400 dash – Heaton, R, 1:04.06; Barga, M, 1:05.29; Evans, D, 1:06.46; Heuker, B, 1:08.88; Brackman, NBm 1:09.0; Dues, R, 1:10.32; Karg, WL, 1:12.38. 300 hurdles – Meiring, M, 51.8; Bornhorst, B, 52.22; Leah Francis, R, 53.51; Rabenstein, WL, 53.91; Voisard, R, 56.13; Richard, M, 57.24; McClurg,
NB, 59.58; Balster, NB, 1:03.77. 800 run – Vogel, WL, 2:28.06; Fausey, M, 2:28.64; Flora, B, 2:31.75; Arnold, M, 2:36.52; Borchers, R, 2:40.54; Stechschulte, FJ, 2:42.57; Henault, WL, 2:43.62; Voisard, R, 2:46.11. 200 dash – Freyhof, WL, 27.57; Schroeder, FJ, 27.72; Bruskotter, FJ, 28.01; Haddad, TC, 28.22; Jutte, M, 28.34; Heuker, B, 28.49. 3200 run – Bornhorst, M, 12:26.17; Strickland, WL, 12:30.48; Smith, WL, 12:41.51; Boyle, NK, 12:47.13; Kearns, R, 12:53.47; Hooks, H, 13:13.67; Niekamp, M, 13:24.38; 8. Privette, NK, 13:37.38. 1600 relay – Minster 3:39.5; Anna 3:43.01; New Bremen 3:48.41; West Liberty 3:53.08; Troy Christian 3:55.47; Russia 3:59.27; Houston 4:09.9; Fort Jennings 4:17.26. High jump – Borchers, R, 5-0; McGowan, M, 4-10; Altstaetter, A, 4-8; Booher, H, 4-6; Albers, A, 4-6; Poling, R, 4-6; Bertke, D, 4-4; Francis, M, 4-4. Discus – Cummings, F, 1095; Counts, B, 101-1; Shell, D, 9111; Will, M, 90-5; Maurer, NB, 87-11; Gantz, WL, 83-5; McGowan, M, 83-4; Kuck, NB, 82-2. Shot put – Cummings, F, 42-3.25 (NEW MEET RECORD); Fogt, A, 34-6; Gantz, WL, 33-8.25; Eiting, M, 333-7.5; Godwin, WL, 31-9.25; McGowan, M, 30-10.75; Jones, NB, 29-7.75; Greve, B, 29-6.25. Long jump – Jutte, M, 157.5; Francis, M, 15-6.5; Haddad, TC, 14-11.75; Roe, F, 14-1; Etgen, WL, 13-8.5; Gorman, L,
13-8.5; Poling, R, 13-4; Brown, FJ, 12-10. Pole vault – Etgen, WL, 86; Heckman, M, 8-0; Magoto, R, 7-6; Markin, WL, 7-6; Homan, NB, 7-0; Huelsman, M, 7-0; Poling, R, 6-0; Powers and Spitler, D, 6-0. Boys Team scores – 1. Minster 199.5, 2. Anna 76, 3. West Liberty-Salem 69, 4. Lehman 55, 6. Fairlawn 43, 7. Troy Christian 34, 8. Houston 30.5, 9. Russia and Dixie 29.5, 11. New Knoxville 24.5, 12. Botkins 8, 13. Fort Jennings 5. 3200 relay – Minster 8:35.97; Anna 9:02.38; Russia 9:09.1; New Bremen 9:11.92; Troy Christian 9:27.5; West Liberty-Salem 9:28.17; Fort Jennings 9:43.75; Houston 9:56.48. 110 hurdles – Cordell, WL, 15.21; Jackson, L, 15.68; Everett, F, 16.45; Slater, L, 16.95; Nguyen D, 17.27; Stoner, M, 17.28; Dues, M, 18.1; Ritchie, H, 18.38. 100 dash – Kauffman, M, 11.69; Uderman, A, 11.81; Wolf, M, 11.83; Shinall, TC, 11.83; Mackie, NK, 11.84; Gillem, F, 11.96; Coots, TC, 11.99. 800 relay — Minster 1:35.58; Anna 1:36.21; West Liberty 1:36.39; New Bremen 1:38.11; Dixie 41-04; Russia 1:44.43; Fort Jennings 1:55.0 1600 run – Slonkosky, M, 4:41.34; Fausey, M, 4:46.86; Jester, H, 4:48.33; Larger, A, 4:51.48; Adams, WL, 4:52.71; Jones, B, 4:56.98; Steinke, A, 4:58.62; Stickel, R, 5:03.21. 400 relay – Anna 45.86; Minster 46; Fairlawn 46.82; New Bremen 47.83; Troy Christian 48.17; West Liberty 48.37; Russia 51.79; Houston 51.96. 400 dash – Mackie, NK, 53.82; Kauffman, M, 54.09; Kremer, NB, 54.34; Jackson, L, 54.99; Garver, TC, 56.25; Rioch, A, 56.59; Arling, A, 57.47; Funkhouser, D, 58.06. 300 hurdles – Cordell, WL, 43.0; Tebbe, M, 43.13; Slater, L, 43.7; Helman, TC, 44.57; Dues, M, 45.9; Nguyen, D, 47.02;
Ritchie, H, 47.07; Kiernan, NK, 48.31. 800 run – Slonkosky, M, 2:05.77; Fausey, M. 2:08.54; McClurg, NB, 2:11.69; Jones, B, B, 2:13.88; Rammel, NB, 2:15.28; Berning, A, 2:17.32; McCarty, D, 2:18.3; Clark, H, 2:21.02. 200 dash – Wolf, M, 23.79; Dues, M, 24.21; Kremer, NB 24.36; Hickenbottom, WL, 24.41; Coots, TC, 24.43; Parker, D, 25.06. 3200 run – Dahlinghaus, M, 10:29.36; Scott, WL, 10:33.18; Adams, WL, 10:36.95; Larger, A, 10:40.45; Goodwin, M, 10:41.8; Steinke, A, 10:48.58; Jester, H, 11:01.07; Stickel, R, 11:08.85. 1600 relay – Minster 3:39.5; Anna 3:43.01; New Bremen 3:48.41; West Liberty 3:53.08; Troy Christian 3:55.47; Russia 3:59.27; Houston 4:09.9; Fort Jennings 4:17.26. High jump – Everett, F, 62; Dues, M, 6-1; Kuntz, NK, 5-9; Martin, H, 5-6; D.York, R, 5-6; Mackie, NK, 5-6; J.York, R, 5-6; Nguyen, D, and Otting, M, 5-5 (tie). Discus – Br. Montgomery, L, 146-8; Cummings, F, 145-2; Spicer, A, 140-9; Hegemann, M 134-1; Gardner, WL, 130-5; B. Montgomery, L, 126-10; Douglas, A, 126-3; Shepherd, D, 122-2. Long jump – Everett, F, 19-8.25; Manger, L, 18-2.75; Jackson, L, 18-0.25; Thobe, M, 16-11.25; Cordell, WL, 17-11; Pritchard, D, 17-10.5; Shinall, TC, 17-7.75; Bruce, A, 17-4.75. Shot put – Hegemann, M, 48-2; B. Montgomery, L, 476.75; Heuker, M, 46-1.5; Paulus, R, 45-7.75; Br. Montgomery, L, 43-5.5; Shepherd, D, 42-8.25; Spicer, A, 39-9.5; Gardner, WL, 39-8.5. Pole vault – Huelsman, M, 13-9 (NEW MEET RECORD); Tebbe, M. 12-6; Davis, Houston, 12-0; Nguyen, D, 12-0; Braun, H, 11-0; Ferguson, NB, 11-0; Lavy, R, 10-0; Hoying, R, 9-6.
Loramie girls coast to easy County victory
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WP: Benanzer; LP: Gies Records: Loramie 6-1, Jackson 0-5.
Houston drops two at Tipp TIPP CITY — Houston dropped two games at Tipp City, losing the first one to Beavercreek, 12-18, and the second to Tipp City, 11-1 in five innings. The verdicts leave the Lady Wildcats at 6-3. In the first game, Nikki Holthaus had three hits, two of them doubles, Hannah Trent singled and doubled, and Alyssa Stang had a single and a three-run homer. Against Tipp, Micalah
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FORT LORAMIE — Fort Loramie breezed to an easy County win Saturday in girls softball, beating Jackson Center 17-4. The Lady Redskins, 61, scored 14 times in the first two innings. Elizabeth Barhorst had three hits for Loramie and Janell Hoying and Paige Ordean two each. Ordean had a home run and drove in five runs. Hoying, Danielle Wehrman and Ashley Ordean all had doubles. Erin Poppe had a single and a double for Jackson.
The linescores: First game: Sidney..............000 00_ 0 3 2 Celina ..............004 06_10 9 1 Grey (LP), Niswonger (5) and Lochard; Berry and McGillvery. Second game: Sidney.........000 000 1_1 5 2 Celina .......003 000 x__3 7 1 Lauth (LP), Benshoff (5) andf Niswonger; Vogel and Luebke. Records: Sidney 4-5.
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Raiders sweep COVINGTON — Russia went on the road and took two from Covington in baseball action Saturday, 7-6 and 5-1. In the first game, Nolan Francis pitched well, striking out eight. Russia led 4-3 going to the bottom of the fourth when Covington got a three-run homer from Williams. Covington then took the lead with two in the fifth, but the Raiders rallied in the top of the seventh with three runs. Brad Schafer led off with a walk and was sacrificed to second, and when a strikeout followed, there were two down. But then came some clutch hitting. Bryan Drees singled to center, Austin Gariety doubled to left and Trevor Sherman singled to right to drive in the two go-ahead runs. In the second game, Russia again plated three in the seventh to add to a precarious 3-1 lead. Sherman was 2-for-4 with a double for the Raiders. The linescores: First game: Russia.........103 000 3_7 7 0 Covington ...000 320 0_6 9 3 N. Francis, Gariety (6) (WP) and Tebbe; Owens, Angle (1) (LP) and Deeter Second game: Russia...........000 101 3_5 7 0 Covington .....000 010 0_1 4 1 T. Francis, Hoying (5) (WP) and Sherman; Owens (LP), Angle (7) and Deeter) Records: Russia 8-2.
Minster sweeps two from Loramie FORT LORAMIE — Minster rolled to two lopsided wins over the Fort Loramie Redskins on Saturday, taking both ends of a doubleheader by 10-1 and 11-2 scores to go to 7-1 on the season. In the first game, Minster got two hits apiece from Andrew Knapke and Adam Niemeyer and a two-hit pitching effort from
Devon Poeppelman. The game was just 51 after three inning before Minster played add-on late. Minster’s Jay Eilerman drove in two runs and Ethan Wolf coaxed four walks in the game. Eilerman and Poeppelman both doubled for Minster. In the second game, the Wildcats roared out of the blocks to seven runs in the first two innings and never looked back. Wolf had a huge game, going 4-for-4 with a double, a triple and four RBIs. Eilerman added two hits. Loramie got just two hits off Trushaw and Hoying. The linescores: First game: Minster.......131 102 2_10 9 1 Loramie .......001 000 0_ 1 2 6 Poeppelman (WP) and Wolf; Olberding (LP); Braun (5) and Rose. Second game: Minster......250 400 0_11 11 1 Loramie ......000 200 0_ 2 2 2 Trushaw (WP), Hoying (7) and Wolf; Frilling (LP), Rittenhouse (3), Rose (4), Koppin (5), Gephart (6) and Guillozet. Records: Minster 7-1, Loramie 3-5.
Tigers down SM ST. MARYS — Versailles went on the road Saturday and came away with a 4-1 victory over St. Marys in nonleague baseball. The Tigers got two in the first and two in the fourth. Damien Richard had two of Versailles’ three hits, including a double, and Dan Borchers also had a double. Jake Wenning pitched a solid 42/3 innings to get the win and Lee Ruhenkamp and Craig Langenkamp pitched scoreless relief, with Langenkamp earning a save. The linescore: St. Marys....000 010 0_1 6 3 Versailles....200 200 x_4 7 3 WP: Wenning; S: Langenkamp
Riverside splits ZANESFIELD — Riverside played in the Micah Gregg Tournament at Ben Logan Saturday and split, getting blanked by Ben Logan in the first game, 9-0, before beating Cedarville 10-6 to come away 7-6 on the year. In the first game, Ben Logan got five runs in the first two innings. Conner Cotterman had two hits for the Pirates. In the nightcap, Dallas Daniels went the distance on a five-hitter. Jake Herron led the Pirates’ 9-hit attack with three hits and two RBIs. Drew Harford had two hits and drove in two. The linescores: First game: Riverside ....000 000 0_0 6 1 Ben Logan .230 012 x_9 10 1 WP: Collins; LP: Guthrie. Second game: Cedarville...004 000 2_2 5 3 Riverside ...431 200 x_10 9 2 Daniels (WP) and Bollinger; Gannon (LP), Arnette (3) and Snider. Records: Riverside 7-6.
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CINCINNATI REDS’ Shin-Soo Choo (17) hits a tworun double off Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Phil Irwin in the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Sunday. Pirates catcher Michael McKenry, right, looks on.
Pirates rally to sweep Reds PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael McKenry knows he isn’t going to get many curtain calls as a backup catcher. So he savored the moment Sunday when he called out of the dugout following his second home run of the day, a drive that tied the game as the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame a fiverun, seventh-inning deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-7. “Neil Walker pushed me out of the dugout and told me to go to tip my cap,” McKenry said. “It was special. It’s good to have good teammates who want you to get recognized,and it’s great to have the fans be so supportive and cheer that hard for you. A guy in my position, you just don’t expect it.” McKenry got his curtain call after his tworun drive made it 6-6 in a six-run eighth inning against Jonathan Broxton (0-1). McKenry had the first two-homer game of his four-year major league career, and Starling Marte hit a tiebreaking two-run drive. Cincinnati has lost five straight, its longest slide since last Aug. 5-9. The Pirates swept the Reds for the first time since April 16-18, 2010, in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh trailed 5-0 when McKenry homered off Mat Latos leading off the seventh. Travis Snider’s RBI double off the top of the right-field wall — upheld after a video review — chased Latos, Andrew McCutchen doubled in a run against Logan Ondrusek and pinch-hitter Gaby Sanchez had an RBI single off Manny Parra. “The home run gave us some hope,” Snider said. “We hit some balls hard early in the game and didn’t have anything to show for it, but then Latos started making a lot of tough pitches. We hung with it, though, and it’s a testament to the character of this team.” Latos said McKenry hit a good pitch. “It was low and in the zone,” Latos said. “He did what he was supposed to do, and you’ve got to give him credit.” Jack Hannahan’s pinch RBI single off Jared Hughes (1-0) boosted Cincinnati’s lead to 6-4 in the eighth, but Broxton walked Pedro Alvarez leading off the bottom half and McKenry’s second homer tied it. Jose Tabata walked with one out, and Marte’s first home run of
the season gave the Pirates an 8-6 lead. “You just don’t expect to do that kind of damage against pitchers Latos and Broxton,” McKenry said. “They’re very good pitchers, and Latos has been particularly tough on us. I didn’t know if we’d get to him the way he was pitching.” Pitcher Jonathan Sanchez pinch hit for Hughes and reached on Broxton’s third walk of the inning and scored on Gaby Sanchez’s sacrifice fly. Neil Walker added an RBI single. Pittsburgh’s three homers doubled its total this season. The Pirates have 32 runs during a 51 spurt after scoring eight in a 1-5 start. The two homers and six runs allowed tied career highs for Broxton, a nine-year veteran. Reds manager Dusty Baker attributed Broxton’s struggles to rustiness as he had not pitched in a week. “He warmed up three times yesterday just to try to stay sharp,” Baker said. “We need to get him some work. We need to start getting some more leads so we can get him in there more often.” Walker had three hits for Pittsburgh, while Snider hit two doubles, and Marte and McCutchen had two hits each. Cincinnati’s Brandon Phillips drove in three runs on a pair of singles, a day after attending his grandfather’s funeral. Cincinnati’s Shin-Soo Choo had two hits and has reached base in all 12 games this season. Todd Frazier broke an 0for-16 slump with a third-inning single and Chris Heisey ended a string of 14 hitless atbats with a single in the second. The Reds’ Joey Votto led off the ninth with his first home run since June 24. He also drew three walks. Latos gave up three runs and nine hits in 6 23 innings. He is 4-0 with a 2.55 ERA in 10 starts dating to August and has 48 strikeouts in 45 innings during seven career starts against the Pirates. “It’s a tough loss, the toughest one we’ve had in a long time,” Baker said. “That was a rough day for all of us.” NOTES: The Reds are were expected to update RHP Johnny Cueto’s injury status today; he left Saturday night’s game in the fifth inning with a strained right triceps.
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West Division San Francisco . . 9 4 .692 — Arizona . . . . . . . 8 4 .667 ½ High school ½ Colorado . . . . . . 8 4 .667 Los Angeles . . . . 7 5 .583 1½ High school sports San Diego . . . . . 2 10 .167 6½ TONIGHT Saturday's Games Baseball Atlanta 3, Washington 1 Troy at Sidney San Francisco 3, Chicago Cubs Dayton Christian at Lehman 2 Russia at Fairlawn N.Y. Mets 4, Minnesota 2 Jackson Center at Anna St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 0 Minster at Covington Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 1 Troy Christian at Houston Miami 2, Philadelphia 1 Botkins at Fort Loramie L.A. Dodgers 7, Arizona 5 Softball Colorado 9, San Diego 5 Troy at Sidney Sunday's Games Jackson Center at Anna Philadelphia 2, Miami 1 Russia at Fairlawn Atlanta 9, Washington 0 Minster at Coldwater Pittsburgh 10, Cincinnati 7 Versailles at New Bremen N.Y. Mets at Minnesota, ppd., Bradford at Houston rain Botkins at Fort Loramie Milwaukee 4, St. Louis 3, 10 inBoys tennis nings Elida at Lehman San Francisco 10, Chicago Cubs TUESDAY 7, 10 innings Baseball Colorado 2, San Diego 1 Sidney-Troy at 5th-3rd Arizona 1, L.A. Dodgers 0 Upper Scioto at Jackson Center Monday's Games Delphos St. John’s at Minster St. Louis (Lynn 1-0) at PittsNew Bremen at Coldwater burgh (Ja.McDonald 1-1), 7:05 p.m. Marion Local at New Knoxville Philadelphia (Lee 2-0) at Riverside at Fort Loramie Cincinnati (Arroyo 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Allen East at Anna Washington (Zimmermann 2-0) Softball at Miami (LeBlanc 0-2), 7:10 p.m. Anna at Minster N.Y. Mets (Gee 0-2) at Colorado Versailles at Fort Loramie (Nicasio 1-0), 8:40 p.m. Fort Recovery at Houston San Diego (Stults 1-1) at L.A. Upper Scioto at Jackson Center Dodgers (Billingsley 1-0), 10:10 St. Henry at Lehman p.m. Sidney at Troy Tuesday's Games Boys tennis Arizona at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 Chaminade at Lehman p.m. Trotwood at Sidney St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 7:05 Track p.m. Jackson Center, St. Henry at Kansas City at Atlanta, 7:10 Minster p.m. New Knoxville at New Bremen Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 7:10 Anna at West Milton quad Fort Loramie at St. Marys p.m. WEDNESDAY Washington at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Baseball Texas at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 Lima Catholic at Lehman p.m. Boys tennis San Francisco at Milwaukee, Oakwood at Lehman 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. UTO RACING San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Sprnig Cup results —— American League NASCAR Sprint Cup East Division NRA 500 Results W L Pct GB The Associated Press Boston . . . . . . . . 7 4 .636 — Saturday Baltimore . . . . . 6 5 .545 1 At Texas Motor Speedway New York . . . . . . 5 5 .500 1½ Fort Worth, Texas Toronto . . . . . . . 5 7 .417 2½ Lap length: 1.5 miles Tampa Bay . . . . 4 7 .364 3 (Start position in parentheses) Central Division 1. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 334 — Detroit . . . . . . . . 7 5 .583 laps, 144.1 rating, 48 points, Kansas City. . . . 7 5 .583 — $550,858. Cleveland . . . . . 5 6 .455 1½ 2. (5) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 2 Chicago . . . . . . . 5 7 .417 334, 132.8, 43, $346,555. Minnesota . . . . . 4 7 .364 2½ 3. (9) Carl Edwards, Ford, 334, West Division 95.6, 41, $268,605. — Oakland. . . . . . . 9 4 .692 4. (35) Greg Biffle, Ford, 334, Texas . . . . . . . . . 8 5 .615 1 91.6, 40, $214,855. Seattle . . . . . . . . 6 8 .429 3½ 5. (18) Joey Logano, Ford, 334, Houston . . . . . . . 4 8 .333 4½ 84.9, 40, $204,713. Los Angeles . . . . 4 8 .333 4½ 6. (7) Jimmie Johnson, ChevroSaturday's Games let, 334, 109, 38, $203,341. Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 in7. (3) Aric Almirola, Ford, 334, nings 101.4, 37, $182,841. Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 3 8. (15) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 334, 93.9, 0, $153,305. Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 9. (16) Brad Keselowski, Ford, ASEBALL 4 334, 79.4, 35, $183,746. Detroit 7, Oakland 3 10. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevro- High school N.Y. Mets 4, Minnesota 2 let, 334, 80.9, 35, $167,288. Toronto 3, Kansas City 2 11. (14) Kasey Kahne, Chevro- 234; 7. K.Kahne, 232; 8. C.Bowyer, L.A. Angels 5, Houston 4 208; 9. J.Logano, 207; 10. P.Menard, let, 334, 92.7, 33, $144,395. Texas 3, Seattle 1 12. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 206; 11. M.Kenseth, 204; 12. K.HarSunday's Games vick, 192. 334, 105.6, 32, $165,006. Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland National League 13. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevro1 The Associated Press let, 334, 85.4, 31, $170,701. East Division Boston 5, Tampa Bay 0 14. (23) Mark Martin, Toyota, W L Pct GB Kansas City 3, Toronto 2 334, 75, 30, $134,315. — Atlanta . . . . . . . 11 1 .917 N.Y. Mets at Minnesota, ppd., 15. (26) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, New York . . . . . . 7 4 .636 3½ rain 334, 84.9, 29, $164,648. Washington . . . . 7 5 .583 4 L.A. Angels 4, Houston 1 16. (11) Jamie McMurray, 5 Philadelphia . . . 6 6 .500 Detroit 10, Oakland 1 Chevrolet, 334, 88.9, 28, $149,455. Miami . . . . . . . . 2 10 .167 9 17. (19) Paul Menard, ChevroSeattle 4, Texas 3 Central Division let, 334, 72.2, 27, $151,751. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 8:05 — St. Louis . . . . . . 7 5 .583 18. (22) Trevor Bayne, Ford, Pittsburgh . . . . . 6 6 .500 1 p.m. 334, 68, 0, $119,810. Monday's Games 2 Cincinnati . . . . . 5 7 .417 19. (4) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, Chicago . . . . . . . 4 8 .333 Tampa Bay (Hellickson 0-1) at 3 333, 83, 25, $145,424. Milwaukee. . . . . 3 8 .273 3½ Boston (Dempster 0-1), 11:05 a.m.
Busch wins Texas race FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch was just trying to maintain the pace behind Martin Truex Jr. while waiting for his chance. The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team pounced when the yellow flag came out with 21 laps to go at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch finally regained the lead on pit road during that caution then held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night in the Sprint Cup race, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep. “As soon as that caution came, my boys stepped up the plate and hit a grand slam,” said Busch, who got his 26th career cup win in his 300th start. After following Truex lap after lap, Busch came off pit road first and charged forward his Toyota forward in a strong restart. It was the second time this season, and a NASCAR-record seventh time in his career, that Busch won Cup and Nationwide races in the same weekend. He was the polesitter Saturday night, and won the Nationwide race Friday night on the 1½-mile, high-banked track.
Chicago White Sox (Floyd 0-2) at Toronto (Buehrle 0-0), 7:07 p.m. L.A. Angels (Blanton 0-2) at Minnesota (Correia 0-1), 8:10 p.m. Houston (Bedard 0-0) at Oakland (Milone 2-0), 10:05 p.m. Tuesday's Games Arizona at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Kansas City at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Houston at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.
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Asteroids are small, rocky bodies that have been left over from the formation of the planets 4.5 billion years ago. They are often known as “minor planets.” There are thought to be billions of these chunks of rock. Most of them lie in a doughnut-shaped “main belt“ between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. On the inner edge of this main belt, asteroids take about three years to orbit the sun. Those near the outer limit of the main belt take twice as long. The word “asteroid“ means “starlike,“ They were given this name because they can only be seen as points of light in most telescopes. By the early 20th century, astronomers were calling them the “vermin of the skies.“ They were visible in such large numbers that they were spoiling photographs of distant galaxies and nebulas. The largest of the asteroids, Ceres, was the first to be discovered. It was found by Giuseppi Piazzi from Palermo, Sicily, on Jan. 1, 1801. This was followed by Juno (1804) and A second minor planet – Pallas – Vesta (1807). Since 1847, not a year was found by Wilhelm Olbers in 1802.
Asteroid 243 Ida and its newly discovered moon, Dactyl
• Asteroids are similar to comets but do not have a visible coma (fuzzy outline and tail) like comets do. • Asteroids also are known as planetoids or minor planets.
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• There now are many groups and organizations that use automated systems to discov• The technology used for discovering aster- er near Earth asteroids. While many are disoids has improved dramatically since origicovered, they rarely have the potential to nal discoveries and astronomers now have cross paths with Earth. access to a range of powerful telescopes to aid in their research and discoveries. • There have been many ideas suggested as ways to avoid the unlikely but potentially • It is believed by many scientists and devastating impact of an asteroid collision researchers that an asteroid impact was the with Earth, these include using nuclear cause behind the extinction of the dinosaurs explosions to break the asteroid into smaller around 65 million years ago. pieces or other weapons to deflect it off • The possibility of an asteroid colliding with course. Earth has received increased attention over
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