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INSIDE TODAY iN75 • See what's in store for the Troy Streets Alive event coming up this month. Also, Ginghamsburg Church presents its Concert on the Lawn, and a Vandalia security company talks about protecting your home or business. Inside

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COVINGTON — Members of Covington Village Council made history Monday night by hiring of Mike Busse as the community’s first-ever village administrator. Busse 47, currently serves vil-

lage administrator in Russia. He was selected from a field of 31 applicants. A Fort Loramie native, Busse has worked for Russia for the past 11 years, the last three years as administrator. He also serves as Russia police chief and head of the utility operations. “I am just thrilled to have someone with Mike’s experience,” said

Covington Mayor Ed McCord. “He has experience in all the areas we were looking for,” McCord said, noting Busse has “hands-on” experience in village operations as well as supervisory experience. Village council has been interviewing applicants for several weeks after making a decision sevSee BUSSE/Page 12A

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DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 3A today: • Taci C. Davidson • James “Jim” Jay Layman • John T. Carpenter • June Curtis • Luella M. Echemann • Frederick Willis "Fritz" Knasel

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SIDNEY MAYOR Mike Barhorst takes a sledgehammer to the empty building located next to the Interstate 75 northbound exit 92 ramp Monday. The building, which is owned by Reliable Castings, is going to be demolished. The building is the former home of The Pub and Adrianna’s Italian Restaurant.

Sidney mayor begins demolition of building Wearing a hard hat and wielding a sledge hammer, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst took a few symbolic swings at the exterior wall of the building that most recently housed The Pub and Adrianna’s Italian Restaurant Monday morning. Barhorst then invited West Ohio Development Council Executive Director Mike Dodds and other mem-

bers of Sidney City Council to take their own swings at the wall. Although those in attendance did little actual damage to the building, it is expected the building will be gone by the end of the week. Spearman Brothers, contracted to do the demolition work by Reliable Castings Corp., will complete the actual demoli-

“A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.” — Paul Valery, French poet and essayist (1871-1945) For more on today in history, turn to Page 3B.

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tion. Reliable Castings recently acquired the building. “I am delighted that one of the most visible eyesores in the community is about to disappear,” Barhorst said. “In a partnership that does not involve tax dollars, we have been working with the leadership of Reliable Castings for some time as they negotiated See MAYOR/Page 16A

A motion to hire two retired teachers brought forth no votes from two members of the Sidney City Schools Board of Education. “It dealt with retirement issues,” said Bill Ankney after the meeting. “It’s nothing against the people, it’s about them being retired.” Ankney and Steve Smith voted no on a motion to rehire Bob Tenney as a high school physics teacher and Tony Wagner as a high math teacher. The motion was approved as Melanie Cook, Kelly Rees and Darrell Spangler all voted yes. The pair will be paid $36,934 for a oneyear limited contract for the 2012-13 school year. There will be two unpaid days, for a total salary of $36,535. Smith also voted no on a motion for the re-employment of Phil Kocher and Bruce Lemley on a part-time, asneeded basis as school psychologists. The motion was approved and both will be paid $338.81 per day. Kocher See RETIREES/Page 12A

‘Pirates’ learn water safety at YMCA BY PATRICIA ANN SPEELMAN pspeelman@sdnccg.com “Pool Pirates” is the theme of 2012 Splash, a water safety program this week at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. The 26th annual project is sponsored by the Sidney Daily News, Minster Bank, Ruese Insurance and Westfield Insurance. “The Sidney YMCA is committed to providing as many opportunities as possible for everyone to learn basic swimming lessons and water safety practices,” said Sam Casalano, associate executive director. “Swimming is a life-long skill with many health benefits that helps people stay active, be healthy, have fun, and safety should always be top priority.” There are 473 youngsters enrolled in the four-day program which opened Monday and closes Thursday. Most sessions are SDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg open to children who have completed grades K through 6. IVY WALDROOP, 9, of Sidney, learns how to kick in the water Other sessions serve children from 3 to 5 who participate with on her back with some help from Splash instructor Gabe Ellis, their parents. The swimmers learn pool safety, backyard pool safety, boat14, of Anna, at the YMCA Monday. Ivy is the daughter of Doning safety, beach safety and basic swimming and rescue skills. nie Waldroop. Gabe is the son of Rosa Hull and Scott Ellis.

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MONDAY -12:47 a.m.: operating a vehicle under the influence. Sidney Police arrested Thomas Ganger, 39, 10299 Fiebiger Road, Maplewood, on a charge of OVI. SUNDAY -12:49 p.m.: theft. Police responded to 210 S. Pomeroy Ave. on a report of a stolen 2006 white Ford Taurus. The vehicle was reportedly stolen while the owner, Bob Bortree, of DeGraff, was attending church services. -1:09 a.m.: arrest. Police arrested James R. Goings, 33, on a charge of criminal mischief. SATURDAY -11:23 p.m.: OVI. Police arrested Chad L. Cisco, 37, at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Park Street on a charge of OVI. -9:41 a.m.: theft. Police responded to International Automotive Components, 2000 Schlater Road, on a report of the theft of 10inch galvanized steel pipes and seven towmotor wheel drugs. The items were recovered and Logan Graber, 27, 741 Kathy Drive, was arrested on charges of theft, criminal trespass and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. -7:59 a.m.: assault. Police arrested Shauna E. Hamilton, 28, 826 Oak Ave., on a charge of assault. -7:02 a.m.: trespass. Police arrested Anthony Green, 25, at large, on a charge of criminal trespass. -12:16 a.m.: OVI. Police arrested Boyd Crawford, 46, at the intersection of North Ohio Avenue and Shelby Street on a charge of OVI. FRIDAY -11:17 p.m.: probation violation. Police arrested Travis Larger, 29, 8308 Piqua-Lockington Road, Piqua, on a warrant for a probation violation. -7:41 p.m.: disorderly conduct. Police arrested Daniel Cassada, 54, on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Fire, rescue TUESDAY -3:42 a.m.: medical. Sidney paramedics re-

sponded to the 1800 block of Glenn Place on a medical call. MONDAY -3:49 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 800 block of Michigan Street on a medical call. -3:48 p.m.: alarm. Firefighters were dispatched to the 1300 block of Court Street on a report of a fire alarm. It was a false alarm. -1:45 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 800 block of Country Side Street on a medical call. -11:35 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to a medical call in the 1200 block of Morris Avenue. -11:19 a.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to a medical call in the 1200 block of Kuther Road. -2:11 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1200 block of Hoewisher Road on a medical call. -1:19 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1400 block of Foxdale Place on a medical call. -1:11 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 600 block of Second Avenue on an invalid assist. SUNDAY -9:52 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1000 block of St. Marys Avenue on a medical call. -9:44 p.m.: leak. Firefighters were dispatched to 826 Oak Ave. on a report of a gas leak. Nothing was found. -7:38 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 2300 block of Collins Avenue on a medical call. -7:02 p.m.: open burn. Firefighters were dispatched to the intersection of Kenwood Drive and Russell Road on a report of open burning. -6:17 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched to the 1100 block of Amherst Drive on a medical call. -5:37 p.m.: fire. Firefighters were dispatched to 920 N. Main Ave. on a report of a kitchen fire. -2:47 p.m.: injury. Medics responded to a report of an injury in the 300 block of Sycamore Avenue. -2:42 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1000 block of Apple Blossom Lane on a medical call. -12:49 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1500 block of East Court Street on a medical call.

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In Sidney Municipal Court Tuesday morning, Judge Duane Goettemoeller fined Michelle Smith, 37, 15222 PascoMontra Road, Anna, $150 and costs and sentenced her to 15 days in jail for allowing juveniles to consume alcohol. She will be permitted to complete 80 hours of community service in lieu of 10 days jail and if fines and costs are paid in full, the balance of the sentence may be reconsidered. • David Phipps, 31, 627 Fourth Ave., was fined $200 and costs and sentenced to 60 days in jail on a theft charge that was amended to attempted theft. The court will suspend 30 days of the sentence if he violates no rules of probation for two years and 30 days jail may be reconsidered if fines and costs and restitution of $30 are paid in full. • Sharon Grimes, 42, 222 Jefferson St., was fined $150 and costs and sentenced to 10 days in jail for failing to obtain liability insurance on a dog. The court will suspend five days of the sentence if she obtains insurance, and if fines and costs are paid in full, the balance of the sentence may be reconsidered. • Lee Stubblefield Jr., 22, of Lima, was fined $150 and costs on a criminal damaging that was charge amended to disorderly conduct. • Kara L. Francis, 34, 1840 Shawnee Drive, was fined $150 and costs and sentenced to 90 days in jail on a domestic violence charge that was amended to misdemeanor assault. She will be permitted to follow all rules of probation and complete the JMHCP program in lieu of 60 days jail, and 30 days jail may be reconsidered if fines and costs are paid in full. • A theft charge brought against Trisa L. Engle, 23, 1529 E. Court St., Apt. D, was dismissed at the request of the law director. • Jeremiah J. Johnson, 34, 631 N. Wagner Ave., was fined $75 and costs and sentenced to 60 days in jail on a

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shine, 20, 516 S. Miami Ave., was fined $35 and costs and sentenced to five days in jail on a criminal trespassing charge. Jail may be reconsidered if fines and costs are paid in full. • Nathaniel L. Collett, 22, 516 S. Miami Ave., was fined $50 and costs and sentenced to five days in jail on a criminal trespassing charge. Jail may be reconsidered if fines and costs are paid in full. • Benjamin M. Goodman, 20, of Longview, Texas, was fined $35 and costs for soliciting without a license. • Travis J. Larger, 29, 2311 Loy Road, Fort Loramie, was sentenced to 30 days in jail previously ordered in a driving under suspension case and also sentenced to 30 days for contempt of court in the case. The 30 days for contempt may be reconsidered if fines and costs are paid in full and he completes probation and his HVAC classes. • Probation violation and contempt of court charges against Steve A. Mahan, 33, 209 Robb St., Apt. A, Jackson Center, were dismissed with warrant fees discharged. • Anthony Green, 25, at large, was fined $100 and costs and sentenced to 25 days in jail, with credit for two days served, on a criminal trespassing charge. Ten days jail may be reconsidered if fines and costs are paid in full. • Crystal A. Shoe, 30, 715 Clinton Ave., was fined $35 and costs on a child-restraint-system charge. • Eric S. Kessler, 35, 502N. Main Ave., was fined $20 and costs for a seatbelt violation. • Jeffrey W. Allison, 55, 219 Franklin Ave., Apt. B, was fined $50 and costs on a driving while under restrictions charge that was amended to failure to display a license. • Shalia Taborn, 18, 836 Park St., Apt. B, was fined $35 and costs for a seatbelt violation and $25 and costs for driving without a license. • Sarah Frederick, 26, 100 W. Ruth St., was

fined $25 and costs for improper backing. Court fines These people recently paid fines and costs totaling $135 (unless noted) for various violations as follows: Lisa G. Chalk, 48, 5025 Hunters Trail, Minster, allowing a child to operate watercraft, $130. Jared A. Albers, 18, 7999 Cisco Road, fishing without a license, $155. Maria C. Anderson, 19, 3151 Deer Path Way, underage consumption of alcohol, $161. Shawn J. McCoy, 42, 17411 Sharp Road, speeding, $141. David A. Sasko, 51, 13430 Renee Drive, Anna, seatbelt, $116. William T. Branscum, 43, 124 Pomeroy St., motorcycle endorsement, $130. Sarah E. Fogle, 34, 637 Linden Ave., speeding. David D. Marks, 51, 12805 Sharp Road, stop sign, $130. John B. Welch, 33,7571 Hoying Road, Anna, seatbelt, $116. Jody L. Rork, 53, 1057 Cinnamon Ridge Lane, traffic light, $136. Misty D. Brower, 45, 105 1/2 W. Bremen St., New Knoxville, speeding, $175; seatbelt, $30. Patrick R. Eidenmiller, 28, 4900 State Route 47, Fort Loramie, speeding, $141. Christopher T. Stiver, 22, 740 St. Marys Ave., speeding. Richard J. Schmitmeyer, 49, 5465 Sextro Road, Minster, speeding. Scott A. Bambauer, 49, 09149 Kettlersville Road, New Knoxville, passing in hazardous zone, $130. Janice R. Abbott, 61, 9945 Pasco-Montra Road, following too closely, $130. Mitchell Siegel, 18, 10985 Hole Road, Versailles, novice helmet required, $130. Steven J. Drees, 58, 256 N. Cleveland St., Minster, speeding. Stephen J. Marutiak, 20, 103 Brookside Drive, Unit A, Anna, seatbelt, $116. Michael R. Brown, 41, 263 Lacey Ave., Anna, speeding.

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charge of failing to stop after an accident. He may be permitted to be evaluated for drug/alcohol abuse and receive counseling in lieu of 20 days jail, and if fines and costs and restitution in the amount of $300 are paid in full, the balance of the jail time may be reconsidered. A failure to control charge was dismissed. • Jonathan R. Wells, 31, address unknown, was fined $150 and costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for one day served, on a criminal damaging charge that was amended to disorderly conduct. He may complete 40 hours of community service in lieu of 10 days jail, and the balance of the sentence may be reconsidered if he pays fines and costs and restitution of $207.91 in full. In Municipal Court Monday, Winchester C. Wiley, 26, 306 N. Miami Ave., Apt. C, waived a preliminary hearing on felony trafficking in drugs and possession of criminal tools charges and was ordered held for action of the Shelby County Common Pleas Court. Bond of $17,500 was transferred to the county court. • David A. Gillem, 35, 206 N. Pomeroy Ave., was fined $100 and costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail on a criminal trespassing charge and also fined $100 and costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail for disorderly conduct. The sentences are to be served consecutively with credit for two days served. If fines and costs are paid in full, eight days jail may be reconsidered on the trespassing charge and 10 days on the second charge. A resisting arrest charge was dismissed by the court. • Daniel Cassada, 54, 121 Poplar St., Apt. 202, was fined $50 and costs and sentenced to 10 days in jail on a disorderly conduct charge. He may be evaluated for drug/alcohol abuse in lieu of five days jail, and if fines and costs are paid in full, the balance of the sentence may be reconsidered. • Breanna R. Boomer-

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Tacie C. Davidson MINSTER — Tacie C. Davidson, 65, of 153 S. Main St., died Monday, June 4, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Mass of Christian Burial will be said Friday at St. Rose Church, Maria Stein. are Arrangements under the direction of Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.

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Johnson, of Sidney; two sisters, Richard Mrs. (Nancy) Schnippel, of Union, Ohio, and Mrs. Kenneth (Sandy) Dowty, of Troy. Jim attended Piqua schools. In 1961, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until 1964. Before his retirement due to his health, he worked for Wagner Heating and Plumbing in Troy. Arrangements were handled by Cromes Funeral Home, Sidney. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cromesfuneralhome.com.

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— PIQUA John T. Carpenter, 89, of 1400 Severs Drive, died at 4:25 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2012, at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 29, 1922, in Shelby County to the late George E. and Anna Mae (Eidemiller) Carpenter. He married Clarice Conover on June 15, 1948, in West Carrollton, and she survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Jo Etta (Thomas) Argabright, of Hardin; a sister, Mary Margaret (Howard) Denman, of Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews, including, Pamela Fitzpatrick, Paula-Kay Robinson, Bill (Marlene) Paulus and John (Michelle Lavoie) Paulus. He was preceded in death by a sister, Alberta Paulus, and a greatnephew, Anthony Butterfield. Mr. Carpenter was a 1940 graduate of Houston High School, founded in 1948 and owned John Carpenter Construction Co. for 30 years in Piqua, owned Carpenter Construction Co. in Arizona for 14 years, and was a sales representative for the American Lab’s Tiffany Roof Division for 20 years before retiring in 1997. He was a U.S. Navy veteran aboard the USS Halford from June 1943 to 1945 in the AsiaticPacific and Philippines Liberation during World War II. He was a member of Greenview United Church of Christ of Plattsville, Fletcher Lions Club, Warren Masonic Lodge 24 of Piqua, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, American Le-

gion Post 184, Miami County Genealogical and Historical Society where he served as its president for two terms, served as the president of the Miami County Home Builders Association, and a former 35-year member of the Piqua Western Dance Square Club where he served as its president. He and his wife enjoyed 35 years of dancing at local dance clubs, and a yearly visit to Fontana Lake, N.C., for dance holidays. One of Mr. Carpenter’s award-winning projects was his threeyear restoration of the Johnston Farm at the Piqua Historical Area now known as the Johnston Farm and Indian Agency. He was a prolific reader, interested in history and genealogy. His warm and gracious spirit will be greatly missed by family and friends. A graveside service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Beechwood Cemetery, Lockington, with the Rev. Larry Grunden officiating, followed by full military honors provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Greenview United Church of Christ 3041 Leatherwood Creek Road, Sidney, OH 45365 or the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356. Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

Luella M. Echemann Luella M. Echemann, 99, Sidney, of passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 3:10 a.m., at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. She was born on June 30, 1912, in North Star, the daughter of the late Victor and Anna (Mangen) Barga. On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Theodore A. Echemann, who preceded her in death Aug. 9, 1984. She is survived by three daughters, Janet Aselage and husband, Thomas, of Tipp City, Rose Ann Lehmkuhl and husband, Thomas, of Kettering, and Eileen Myers and husband, Philip, of Sidney; one son, Raphael Echemann and wife, Barbara, of Sidney; daughters-in-law, Phyllis Echemann, of Dayton, and Shirley Echemann, of Zanesville; siblings, Brother Adrian Barga, of Carthegena, Duane Barga and wife, Lucy, of North Star; sisters-in-law, Melva Barga, of North Star, and Ella Mae Barga, of Union City; 30 grandchildren, 72 great-grandfour children, g r e a t - g r e a t grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Howard and Ted Echemann; one daughter, Ruth; son-in-law Robert Schieltz; five brothers, Vitalis, Vernon, Eugene, Othor and the Rev. Louis Barga; three sisters, Mary Grieshop, Thelma Welch and Dorothy Goubeaux; and three grandchildren, Charles

Aselage, Sarah Myers and Deborah Echemann. Luella was a homemaker. She was a member Holy Angels Catholic Church, the Rainbow Gardeners, Catholic Ladies of Columbia and Wilson Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She volunteered at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster before moving to Dorothy Love in 1998, where she continued to volunteer. Luella was an avid crocheter, loved to read, do crossword puzzles, and play cards and Scrabble. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to extend their deep appreciation for the kindness, caring and love shown to Luella during the 14 years she was a resident of Dorothy Love. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with the Rev. Daniel Hess officiating. Burial will follow at St. Remy Cemetery in Russia. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave. Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care in memory of Luella M. Echemann. Condolences may be expressed to the Echemann family at the funeral home’s website, www.cromesfh.com.

Frederick Willis ‘Fritz’ Knasel W H I T E HALL — Frederick Willis “Fritz” Knasel, 76, of Whitehall, died on Monday, June 4, 2012, at 8:20 p.m., at Zusman Community Hospice, Columbus. He was born Oct. 27, 1925, in Sidney, the son of Willis G. and Izetta Knasel, who both preceded him in death. He was married for 31 years to Mary Kay Knasel, who survives. He is also survived by four children, Ted (Sally) Knasel, of Columbus, Treva Knasel, of Columbus, Tim (Simone) Knasel, of Germany, and Todd (Diane) Willoby, of Georgia.; two granddaugthers; and siblings, Carol (Gerald) Ersthausen, of Spencerport, N.Y., and

Judy (Brooks) Ware, of Sidney. He was a member of the U.S. Army. He was a general contractor and owner of Fritz Knasel Builders, an avid golfer, gardener, and Ohio State fan, enjoyed barbecuing for family and friends, and enjoyed his border collies, Freckles and Millie. He was a member of the Reformation Lutheran Church, Columbus. A memorial service will be held on June 24 at 11 a.m. at the Reformation Lutheran Church 1355 S. Hamilton Road, Columbus. Memorial donations can be made to MDS Foundation c/o James Hospital or Reformation Lutheran Church.

Concert planned tonight at church The Northtowne Church of God will have The Coles in concert tonight at 7. The Coles are a family group that sings southern gospel music. J.T. Cole, the founder of the group, started encouraging his children to sing and play different instruments more than 43 years ago. As his children grew up and married, their spouses and later their children joined the group, which now consists of the third generation. Over the 43 years of ministry The Coles have made more than 25 recordings. The Coles consist of three Photo provided young men between the ages of 19 and 24, as The Coles well as their parents. Northtowne Church corner of Parkwood vited to this special The founders also travel of God is located at 2008 Street. Pastor Tim Bar- evening. For more inforwith the group. Wapakoneta Ave., at the tee said the public is in- mation, call 498-1476.


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Governor signs new law regulating exotic animals BY ANN SANNER Associated Press COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s governor signed into law Tuesday the state’s widely watched new regulations on exotic animals, calling a suicidal owner’s release of dozens of lions, tigers and other dangerous creatures months ago “about as bizarre as anything gets.” The state had some of the nation’s weakest restrictions on exotic pets. And Gov. John Kasich acknowledged the lax rules as he prepared to sign the legislation at a Statehouse ceremony. “Ohio was really the wild, wild West,” Kasich said. “We had virtually no rules and no regulations in terms of all this.” Regulatory efforts took on new urgency in October, when Terry Thompson released 50 animals — including black bears, mountain lions and Bengal tigers — from his eastern Ohio farm in Zanesville before he committed suicide. Authorities were forced to kill almost all of the animals. The measure, which takes effect on Sept. 3, will people from buying new dangerous exotic animals. Current owners could keep their creatures by registering them with the state within 60 days of the law’s effective date. Owners also must ob-

tain a new state-issued permit by 2014 and adhere to strict new caretaking standards and inspections. Kasich, a first-term Republican, said getting a bill passed by the GOP-led state Legislature was frustrating at times, because the issue proved it was more complex than what it seemed. “Where do you put the animals? What animals do we take? What do you do about venomous snakes? What do we do about this? We don’t have enough places to put these animals? Who is going take them?” Kasich said. “You just wouldn’t believe the amount of time.” Kasich was flanked at the bill signing by state officials, state lawmakers from Zanesville and celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna, who had criticized the Legislature in February for not swiftly passing new regulations. Hanna told the lawmakers on Tuesday that he appreciates their work. “What you’re setting here is a precedent for those states that have no laws as well,” Hanna said. “I am very proud of Ohio.” Kasich said the state now has reasonable, tough restrictions on the animals that will keep the public and animals safe. Still, he cautioned, “I don’t want anyone to think that this is all solved and that there could not be another problem.”

Snake-handling preacher dies after bitten at service M O R G A N T O W N, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia preacher who followed his father into the rare practice of handling snakes to prove faith in God died after being bitten during an outdoor service involving the reptiles. Mark Randall “Mack” Wolford, 44 — whose own father died in 1983 after suffering a fatal bite — had been bitten before and survived. But he died earlier this week

after witnesses say a timber rattler bit him on the thigh. Wolford’s sister and a freelance photographer told media outlets it happened during a Sunday service at Panther State Forest. Lauren Pond, a freelance photojournalist from Washington, D.C., didn’t immediately return messages Thursday but told the Bluefield Daily Telegraph she was among 25 people at the service. She saw Wolford

bitten but said congregants were unfazed. “I don’t think anyone necessarily expected it,” she told the newspaper, “but they’ve dealt with it before so it’s not such a huge shock, maybe.” Regional Bluefield Medical Center spokeswoman Becky Ritter said Thursday that Wolford was a patient and died Monday, but that federal privacy laws prevented her from releasing additional information.

Witnesses testify about hearing screams in septic tank case LOGAN (AP) — A woman on the ground was screaming “like somebody dying” while a stun gun was being used on her, witnesses told a jury Tuesday in the southeast Ohio trial of a man accused of killing his estranged wife. William Inman II, 27, and his parents are charged in the death of Inman’s 25-year-old wife, Summer. Authorities say she was abducted in Logan on March 22, 2011, strangled and dumped in an underground septic tank behind a church in nearby Athens County. Inman and his parents have pleaded not guilty to murder and are being tried separately. Inman’s trial is the first of the three. Inman and his father face the death penalty if convicted of aggravated murder, while Inman’s

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THIS UNDATED file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Abdul Awkal, convicted in the 1992 slayings of his eswife and tranged brother-in-law at a courthouse in Cleveland's Cuyahoga County.

Inmate gets reprieve COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has granted a condemned killer a twoweek reprieve to allow a court to conduct a hearing on the inmate’s mental competency. The reprieve Tuesday evening temporarily spared Abdul Awkal, who was facing execution in less than 18 hours when Kasich made his announcement. Kasich said he ordered the reprieve to allow Cuyahoga County Judge Stuart Friedman enough time to hold a hearing on Awkal’s mental condition. Friedman ruled Monday there was evidence to believe Awkal was not competent to be executed. 53-year-old The Awkal was sentenced to die for killing his estranged wife from an arranged marriage and his brother-in-law in a Cuyahoga County court basement in 1992.

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the school shooting deaths of three students and the wounding of three others, according to an indictment released Tuesday. The indictment was returned by a Geauga grand jury County against T.J. Lane in the Feb. 27 attack at Chardon High School east of Cleveland. A judge ruled last month that Lane must be tried as an adult. Lane could face life in prison if convicted. He was indicted on three counts of aggravated murder, two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of felonious assault. No motive has been established. One of Lane’s attorneys, Mark DeVan, said there would be no comment. Lane’s arraignment was scheduled for Friday in Chardon. Killed in the attacks were Demetrius Hewlin, 16, Russell King Jr., 17, and Daniel Parmertor, 16. Minors aren’t eligible for the death penalty in Ohio. Had his case been routed to juvenile court, the maximum possible penalty would have kept him jailed until he turned 21. The judge who sent the case to adult felony court rejected a defense request to release Lane on a $500,000 bond and said Lane would pose a risk to flee and a safety risk to the community. A psychiatrist who examined Lane testified earlier that that Lane sometimes loses touch with reality and suffers from hallucinations, psychosis and fantasies. But Dr. Phillip Resnick said none of the symptoms detailed in a mental

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IN THIS photo taken May 24, T.J. Lane, 17, appears in Juvenile Court in Chardon. Lane, has been charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the school shooting deaths of three students and the wounding of three others, according to an indictment released Tuesday. evaluation would prevent Lane from understanding the case against him and helping in his defense. Under a new state law, a child can be found competent only if he or she is able to grasp the seriousness of the charges and understand the proceedings. Resnick said Lane also has experienced migraine headaches, a narrow range of emotions and withdrawing from people. Lane attended an alternative school for students who haven’t done well in traditional schools; he had been at Chardon waiting for a bus. David Prosecutor Joyce said Lane has admitted taking a .22-caliber pistol and a knife to the high school and firing 10 shots at a group of students sitting at a cafeteria table at the start of the school day.

day. The screams were “horrible, like somebody dying,” she told jurors. Hedges said she saw two men in dark clothing standing, and a woman on the ground in a ball, her knees drawn up. She said she could hear, but not see, a stun gun. The two men threw the woman into the back seat of the car, and the car took off, Hedges said. Richard “Joey” Leake, who also was walking in the area, told jurors he heard a woman screaming “bloody murder.”

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Woman wins $900K PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a woman who claimed a retired dentist infected her with genital herpes, in a rare case in which a dispute over a sexually transmitted disease went to a jury trial. The 49-year-old woman, who filed the suit under a pseudonym, testified last week that she suffered painful outbreaks and spiraled into depression following a sexual encounter with the 69-year-old man she met through the dating website eHarmony. “I told the jury he’s dangerous, and I believe he is,” said Randall Vogt, the attorney for the woman, who declined to be interviewed.

9 jurors selected BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Connections to Penn State weren’t necessarily keeping prospective jurors from being chosen Tuesday to decide former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s fate on child sexual abuse charges. After nine of the 12 main jurors were seated, their ranks included a longtime football season ticket holder, a rising senior in the university, a man with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the university and a soil sciences professor who retired after 37 years there.

Remains sent to schools VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Police said Tuesday packages delivered to two Vancouver schools contained a human foot and hand. Vancouver Deputy Police Chief Warren Lemcke said he could not immediately confirm if they were connected to the Montreal killing of a Chinese student who was murdered and dismembered. Alleged killer Luka Rocco Magnotta is to be extradited from Germany for the killing of Jun Lin. The British Columbia Coroner’s Service and the Vancouver police’s major crime investigators have been called in. One of Lin’s hands, a foot and his head are still missing. Last week, body parts were mailed to the headquarters of the federal Liberal and Conservative parties. Lemcke said Vancouver police are still investigatingthe two incidents. The first package containing what appeared to be a human hand was opened by staff at False Creek Elementary School after 1 p.m. local time Tuesday.

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Laptop snaps photo ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Open an app. See a flash. Get arrested. Police in Michigan say a stolen laptop took a picture of the thief and sent it to a security website, leading to his arrest. The computer’s owner, Logan Chadde, installed Orbicule security software before a weekend break-in at his home in Ann Arbor. Chadde told AnnArbor.com on Monday the program captured the thief using Facebook and talking with another person about how he was going to sell the stolen laptop. Chadde sent the information to police, who arrested a 19-year-old man.

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Al-Qaida No. 2 killed ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan has killed alQaida’s second-in-command, officials from both countries confirmed Tuesday, the most significant victory so far in the controversial bombing campaign and the biggest setback to the terror network since the death of Osama bin Laden. Abu Yahya al-Libi was considered a media-savvy, charismatic leader with religious credentials who was helping preside over the transformation of a secretive group based in Pakistan and Afghanistan into a global movement aimed at winning converts — and potential attackers — from Somalia to the Philippines. This was not the first time the U.S. had al-Libi in its sights: He was originally captured a decade ago and held by American forces at the Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan until he escaped in 2005 in an embarrassing security breach. Soon thereafter, he began appearing in videos in which he talked about the lessons he learned while watching his captors, whom he described as cowardly, lost and alienated.

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THIS MARCH 25, 2007, file image, made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter, shows al-Qaida militant Abu Yahia al-Libi. A U.S. drone strike killed al-Qaida’s second-in-command, an American official said Tuesday, a significant blow to the terror network that has lost a string of top leaders since the death of Osama bin Laden last year on June 4, 2012. White House spokesman Jay Carney called al-Libi’s death a “major blow” to the group. Carney described al-Libi as an operational leader and a “general manager” of al-Qaida. He said al-Libi had a range of experience that will be hard for al-Qaida to replicate and brings the terror network closer to its ultimate demise than ever before.

“His death is part of the degradation that has been taking place to core al-Qaida during the past several years and that degradation has depleted the ranks to such an extent that there’s no clear successor,” Carney said. A U.S. official familiar with the case, who confirmed that alLibi was killed in a drone strike, said no one left in al-

Qaida comes close to replacing the expertise the group has just lost. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters. The Libyan-born al-Libi, who was thought to be in his late 40s, was killed Monday morning in a village in northwestern Pakistan, a tribal area bordering Afghanistan that is home to many al-Qaida and Taliban members and their support networks. A Pakistani intelligence official said late Tuesday that alLibi was dead but declined to say how authorities knew this or whether they had seen his body. He spoke on condition of anonymity because of the classified nature of the drone program. Al-Libi, who was considered a hero in militant circles because of his escape from the American military prison, was elevated to al-Qaida’s No. 2 spot when Ayman al-Zawahri replaced bin Laden. As al-Qaida’s de facto general manager, he was responsible for running the group’s day-to-day operations in Pakistan’s tribal areas and managed outreach to al-Qaida’s regional affiliates.

Begone with them: Disney to banish junk food ads NEW YORK (AP) — There won’t be any more candy, sugary cereal or fast food on TV with the morning cartoons. The Walt Disney Co. Tuesday became the first major media company to ban ads for junk food on its television channels, radio stations and websites, hoping to stop kids from eating badly by taking the temptation away. First Lady Michelle Obama called it a “game changer” that is sure to send a message to the rest of the children’s entertainment industry. “Just a few years ago if you had told me or any other mom or dad in America that our kids wouldn’t see a single ad for junk food while they watched their favorite cartoons on a major TV network, we wouldn’t have believed you,” said Obama, who has headed a campaign to curb child obesity. The food that doesn’t meet Disney’s nutritional standards goes beyond candy bars and fast food meals. Capri Sun juice

New nutritional guidelines The Walt Disney Co. says it will ban junk-food ads on its TV channels, radio stations and websites aimed at children by 2015. Here’s a glance at the nutritional guidelines foods will need to meet. The guidelines note the maximum allowable limits for foods per serving: • Breakfast cereal (1 ounce by weight): 130 calories, 10 grams of sugar, 200 milligrams of sodium. • Snacks (1 ounce or 30 grams): 150 calories, 6.25 grams of sugar per 100 calories, 220 milligrams of sodium. • Juices (8 ounces): 140 calories, no added sugar, no added sodium. • Yogurt (4 ounces): 120 calories, 15 grams of sugar (sodium limit not applicable). • Complete meal: 600 calories, 2.5 grams of sugar per 100 calories, 740 milligrams of sodium. (too much sugar) and Oscar Mayer Lunchables (high sodium) won’t be advertised. Any cereal with 10 grams or more of sugar per serving is also off the air. A full meal can’t be more than 600 calories. Disney’s rules — which won’t take effect until 2015 — follow a controversial proposal in New York to take supersized

drinks over 16 ounces out of convenience stores, movie theaters and restaurants, removing choices to try and influence behavior. Getting rid of junk food ads will make it easier to keep the family on a healthy diet, said Nadine Haskell, a mother of two sons, 8 and 11. “If they see a commercial on

TV, then the next time we go to the grocery store they’ll see it and say they want to try it,” said Haskell, of Columbus, Ohio. Disney declined to say how much revenue it stands to lose from banning unhealthy food. CEO Bob Iger said there might be a short-term reduction in advertising revenue, but he hopes that companies will eventually adjust and create new products that meet the standards. The ban would apply to TV channels such is Disney XD, Saturday morning children’s programming on Disney-owned ABC channels, Radio Disney and Disney-owned websites aimed at families with young children. The company’s Disney Channel has sponsorships, but does not run ads. Aviva Must, chairwoman of the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine, said Disney could succeed where the government has made little progress.

Romney’s (non) military record faces scrutiny SAN DIEGO (AP) — On a stage crowded with war heroes, Mitt Romney recently praised the sacrifice “of the great men and women of every generation who serve in our armed services.” It is a sacrifice the Republican presidential candidate did not make. Though an early supporter of the Vietnam War, Romney avoided military service at the height of the fighting after high school by seeking and receiving four draft deferments, according to Selective Service records. They included college deferments and a 31-month stretch as a “minister of religion” in France, a classification for Mormon missionaries that the church at the time feared was being overused. The country was cutting troop levels by the time he became eligible for the draft, and

his lottery number was not called. President Barack Obama, Romney’s opponent in this year’s campaign, did not serve in the military either. The Democrat, 50, was a child during the Vietnam conflict and did not enlist when he was older. But because Romney, now 65, was of draft age during Vietnam, his military background — or, rather, his lack of one — is facing new scrutiny as he courts veterans and makes his case to the nation to be commander in chief. He’s also intensified his criticism lately of Obama’s plans to scale back the nation’s military commitments abroad, suggesting that Romney would pursue an aggressive foreign policy as president that could involve U.S. troops.

A look at Romney’s relationship with Vietnam offers a window into a 1960s world that allowed him to avoid combat as fighting peaked. His story also demonstrates his commitment to the Mormon Church, which he rarely discusses publicly but which helped shape his life. Romney’s recollection of his Vietnamera decisions has evolved in the decades since, particularly as his presidential ambitions became clear. He said in 2007 — his first White House bid under way — that he had “longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam.” But his actions, Selective Service records and previous statements show little interest in joining a conflict that ultimately claimed more than 58,000 American lives.

Families search for loved ones LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Mourners silently walked between rows of the dead from a plane crash in Nigeria that killed the 153 people aboard the airliner and others on the ground, peering into burned faces in hopes of claiming the remains of their loved ones on Tuesday. Those in grief passed by more than a dozen bodies able to be recognized by sight alone in a Lagos hospital parking AP Photo/Sunday Alamba lot. Onlookers wore surgical FAMILY MEMBERS who lost their loved ones at a plane crash masks to block out the smell. wait to identify their bodies at the Lagos state university As family members softly teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday. wept and held each other,

Nigeria’s government announced Tuesday it has indefinitely suspended Dana Air’s license, grounding the carrier that operated the MD-83 airplane that crashed in the country’s largest city and now faces widespread public anger. “We are without eyes,” said Jennifer Enanana, as she sobbed in the parking lot over the death of her younger brother in the crash. She had lost another brother within the year. “We don’t have anybody that will protect us that can stand like a man and defend us. Dana stole him.”


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This Evening • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Labor of Love, meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 320 E. Russell Road. • GriefShare, a recovery seminar and support group, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Life Center, 101 W. Pearl St., Wapakoneta. All adults experiencing grief are welcome. Call (937) 693-6251 for more information.

Thursday Morning • Super Star Storytime takes place at the New Bremen Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for children 6 and under who can sit independently of parent.

Thursday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St. • Shelby County Toastmasters meets at noon at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Ed Trudeau at 498-3433 or edward.trudeau@emerson.com or visit the website at shelby.freetoasthost.ws. • The Amos Memorial Public Library offers homework help from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Pair set date Couple to wed ANNA — Shelly Esser and Curtis Jones, both of Anna, have announced their engagement and plans to marry Sept. 1, 2012, in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville. Esser is the daughter of Steven and Diane Esser, of Anna. She graduated from Anna High School in 2006 and from Bowling Green State University Jones/Esser in 2010. She is employed by VPP Industries in Versailles as a graphic designer. Her fiance is the son of C.B. and Sandra Jones, of Anna. He is a 2006 graduate of Anna High School and is employed by Aunt Millie’s Bakery in Sidney.

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• The Narcotics Anonymous group, All in the Family, meets at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 Poplar St. • Minster Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Old Minster Council Chambers, Minster.

Friday Morning • A.J. Wise Library in Fort Loramie hosts storytime for children 3 1/2 and older at 10:30 a.m. To register, call 295-3155. • Stories and freezepops are at the Francis J. Stallo Library in Minster from 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. • The New Knoxville Community Library hosts storytime and crafts for children 3-6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children under 4 must be accompanied by an adult. • Super Star Storytime takes place at the New Bremen Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Stories and Photo provided crafts for children 6 and under who can sit inde- THIS MIXED-media piece by Sidney artist Mike pendently of parent. Behr is in an exhibit at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Friday Afternoon Center in Troy. • Sidney Gateway Hi 12 Club No. 482, meets at noon at the Sidney American Legion on Fourth Avenue. All Master Masons are invited.

Friday Evening • Hope in Recovery, similar to traditional 12step programs to confront destructive habits and behaviors, meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 E. 4th St., Greenville, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (937) 548-9006. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Staying Clean for the Weekend, meets at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St. • Maplewood Grange will sponsor a euchre card party at Maplewood Grange Hall at 7 p.m. The public is welcome, and refreshments will be served.

Saturday Morning • Lockington New Beginnings Church offers a sausage and pancake breakfast at the church, 10288 Museum Trail, Lockington, from 8 to 11 a.m. $4 donation. Discount for seniors and children. • Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry Distribution, in Botkins, 9 to 11 a.m. • Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry Distribution, in Anna, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon • Women Walking in the Word meets at 1 p.m. at the Mount Zion House of Prayer, 324 Grove St. Use the rear entrance.

Saturday Evening • The Sidney-Shelby County Chess Club “Checkmates” meets at 7 p.m. at the library at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, call 497-7326. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Saturday Night Live, meets at 8 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St. • Shelby County Deer Hunters holds its monthly Saturday Night Trap Shoot at 7988 Johnston-Slagle Road beginning at 6:30 p.m., 10 birds. Program starts at 8 p.m., 50 birds, long run, handicapped and Lewis class. Open to the public.

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

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Versailles to crown Miss Chick and Little Miss V E R SAILLES — The 28th annual Miss Chick and Little Miss Poultry Days contests will take Barga place during this weekend’s Versailles Poultry Days festival. One of 30 contestants will win the Little Miss Poultry Days crown during exercises Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the old high school gymnasium. Participants will be judged on the originality of design of their attire and its appropriateness to the the poultry theme, and on their poise and ability to speak. The winner receives her crown and a cash prize of $100. The first runner-up wins $75; the second runner-up, $50. All contestants will ride in the Poultry Day parade June 9. Preliminary judging of contestants for the Miss Chick title will begin Friday at noon. Finals will be at Saturday at 2 p.m. Both sessions will be in the old high school gym. The contest is spon-

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Guest band to open courtsquare season QUICK READS The West Central Ohio Community Concert Band will be guest performers when the Sidney Civic Band presents the first concert of its downtown Sidney Summer Concert Series Friday at 7 p.m. on the Shelby County Courthouse square. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to the First Church of God, 1510 Campbell Road. Directed by 40-year music veteran William Barrett, the 55-piece, allvolunteer band is in its 21st season. The group features members from high school age to 80plus years old hailing from Logan, Champaign and surrounding counties. The band has performed in Bellefontaine, Urbana, Marysville, Indian Lake, the Ohio State Fair, the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials in Washington, D.C., and the courtyard of the Pentagon. Barrett graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1971. He taught instrumental and vocal music for several years at West LibertySalem Local in Champaign County and at Indian Lake Local in Logan County. For the past 28 years, he has owned and operated the Band Aid Shop, a musical instrument rental and repair facility in Bellefontaine. In 1992, he became a founding member and director of the West Central Ohio Community Concert Band located in Bellefontaine. That band, together with its sister organization, the Fountainaires Jazz Band, perform several concerts and festivals in the

Logan-ChampaignUnion county areas. A trombone major in college, Barrett has also played upright bass in several area bands including the OK Syncopaters and the Main Street Jazz Band, both located in Urbana, The Tom Daugherty Orchestra in Dayton and the Swing Era Band in Sidney. Vocalist Deb Day will perform songs including “They Can’t Take That Away From Me” by George Gershwin and “I Dreamed a Dream” from the musical, “Les Misérables.” Day was born in Marysville and grew up in Berea, studying voice at Baldwin-Wallace College as well as with instructor David Redman of Huntsville. She has been singing with the Fountainaires Jazz Band for 13 years and performs regularly with the West Central Ohio Community Concert Band, the Main Street Jazz Band and with AC Swing in New Bremen. Sidney Civic Band Di-

rector Philip Chilcote said, “We are so pleased to work with this guest band and look forward to their program of music which includes ‘Strike Up the Band,’ ‘Selections from “Momma Mia!”’ and the ‘Armed Forces Salute,’ among others. Concert goers will have the opportunity to win a delicious Spot pie as restaurant owner Michael Jannides has once again agreed to donate a free pie for each of our performances. We are continuing our partnership with the First Church of God’s Relay for Life team who will be providing refreshments at each of the concerts. All proceeds from these sales go to the worthy cause of the American Cancer Society. The concerts are free to the public, so, bring a chair to the square because Friday night never sounded so good!” The Civic Band partners with many nonprofit organizations throughout its concert season.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke counties will be on the square at the Friday and June 15 concerts selling tickets for its Daffy Derby. The Sidney Civic Band concerts will be on the courthouse square every Friday night at 7 p.m. through July 20, including a guest performance by Swing Era Band on July 13. Major sponsors for this year’s season include Emerson Climate Technologies, Founder’s Fund of the Community Foundation, Gateway Arts Council and the City of Sidney. To receive advance reminders of the band’s events, including change of venue information due to bad weather, send an email address to sclodge@woh.rr.com.

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Wilson Memorial Hospital will present a seminar by Dr. Darshan Vyas, ear, nose and throat specialist, Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Wilson Medical Building, lower level conference rooms. Vyas will discuss a new procedure, balloon sinuplasty, to treat sinusitis, a health problem afflicting 37 million DEAN’S LIST Americans each year. To make a reservation Michigan State for the seminar, call 498FORT LORAMIE — 2361. Cassandra Elizabeth Bruns, a junior majoring Library needs in kinesiology in the College of Education has Legos been named to the dean’s The Children’s Room list at Michigan State of the Amos Memorial University. She is the daughter of Public Library has announced plans for a new Scot Bruns, of Russia, and Lego Club program Jeannie Reithman, of Fort slated to begin this fall. Loramie

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OPINION Wednesday, June 6, 2012

I N O UR V IEW Your hometown newspaper since 1891 Frank Beeson/Regional Group Publisher Jeffrey J. Billiel/Editor and Publisher Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Country evening is day’s reward There’s somewith our lives. A thing to be said time when we for the brightcan hear the ness of day, of world heal a litcourse, when tle before it goes the energies of back into daily the world imbattle again. A Home prove our lot in when we Country time life. But for a can smile and special time, Slim Randles sit and just say give me the night. Give thanks for bringing us to me the soft, velvety quiet another evening like of a country evening and this. its own sounds and flaIf we like, we can do a vors and scents. little mental planning It’s good to hear the for the next day. night shift take over the Or not. part of our world we call A country evening is home. The coyote yaps what we get for being off in the brush, calling good all day. his family to the hunt, the quail have a soft The writer is a vetcluck and rustle down eran newspaperman by the creek. The crick- and outdoorsman who ets set up the back- is a registered outfitter ground music for all this and guide. He has writin a spooky kind of har- ten novels and nonficmony. tion books based on It’s a resting time for rural living and he has most, but for those who also been an awardwill postpone sleep, winning columnist for there is the secret of an- the largest daily newsother world, where we papers in Alaska and slow down a little and New Mexico. He lives in take a bit more time Albuquerque.

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Bad policy To the editor: Candidates push the idea that credit expansion and reckless spending help America. This is false. The failure of Greece, Italy and Portugal, who pursued such policies, leaving their people with unemployment, barren job markets and massive debt, should warn America of the risks of similar economic policies. Keynesian economics, pushing “fake” money out the federal reserve and treasury, cannot better lives. This just implies the economy is strong, building up a house of cards that inevitably collapses. Look no further than the preDepression 1920s and housing bubble, among many examples. Though appearing to help shortterm, it always leads to debt, recessions, barren job markets, or economic collapse. Those criticizing loose-money policy predicted nearly every recession since the 1800s. Yet these theories are ignored by government because they mean an end of government exploitation of our money. Since we went off the gold standard, the government has debased the value of the dollar by 98 percent, printing money to pay for programs and debts, an extra, unnoticed tax on us of the amount of money printed per year. Opponents say the gold standard lacks liquidity, but this is easily solved by yearly adjustment of currency denominations. What helps our economy is policies that in-

crease production of goods, not monetary manipulation. This betters lives by lowering costs and increasing wages. Government jobs (minus infrastructure improvements), monetary manipulation, and redistribution provide no economic improvements, as every dollar paid is taken from taxpayers. “Experts” such as Krugman and Bernanke, after failing to predict 2008’s recession, support the same policies that created it while ignoring experts who predicted it. Only in government can someone who has failed miserably retain their position, decry those who were correct, and be allowed to implement the same policies. This is neither directed at Obama’s administration or endorsing Romney. This is not an issue of “one percent” versus “OWS” mentalities, and is not D versus R. We elect talking heads whose skill set ends where policy begins. Each party wins election by telling the electorate policies that sound good, and then following through for re-election at the expense of our welfare. This has gone past corruption into a failure of our political mindset. Only through overcoming our apathy can we refuse to elect leaders pushing policy that failed in the depression, failed in Europe, and will fail us now. Jacob Meyer 2210 Ravenwood Trail

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How not to help a thief Would you box that had like to help contained a someone rip new TV at the you off? If not, curb, fully asyou might want sembled and to keep reading. waiting for To explain, trash collection. about a decade Then while ago, I was emparking in a ployed as a TV The road public Shelby producer/reCounty lot, I less porter for a spied an empty traveled automobile daily magazine Christina show in west with a tempting Ryan central Ohio. purse and cell One of my jobs phone in visible Claypool was to create, sight. “How To,” segments for That’s when I dethe program. I have to cided to ask Sheriff admit these vignettes John Lenhart for some weren’t worthy of much advice on how to keep professional acclaim, ourselves and our posbut I hope they helped sessions safe. The folks with their daily Shelby County sheriff dilemmas. says that robberies staYou know, “tough” tistically increase with questions like, “How do warmer weather simply you get spaghetti sauce because it’s “easier (for out of a favorite criminals) to move blouse?” Or, “How to around.” avoid burning up your According to the law kitchen pans when you enforcement official cook dinner.” Admitwho is currently serving tedly, most of the feahis sixth term, there are tures I produced “three parts to a crime concerned areas where I including: 1) the intent had my own practical of the individual, 2) the problems. Therefore, I opportunity which you went in search of exand I give those persons perts who could answer and 3) the skill level (of my questions. the perpetrator.)” If I were still producWhen it comes to oping these TV packages, I portunity, “We allow think a few local indiourselves to be vulneraviduals could provide ble,” he said. Referring material for a “How to to my above examples, help a thief” feature. Sheriff Lenhart cauFor example, in the last tioned that it is not wise couple of weeks, I’ve to leave “valuable items seen some potentially in eyesight” in a car. In dangerous scenarios addition, when discardthat could invite the at- ing an electronics box, tention of an unscrupu- you should “turn it inlous crook. But then side out.” If not, he says, have you ever met a “That’s almost like a robber with any scrubillboard, advertising ples? that you’ve got someFirst, while driving thing new.” in my Sidney neighborHe also encouraged hood the other day, I residents to alert neighsaw a huge cardboard bors or law enforcement

agencies if they are going on vacation and leaving their homes vacant. “If the newspapers pile up, the trash sits out and nobody picks it up, (it becomes) pretty obvious nobody’s home,” said the seasoned sheriff. Warning folks that today’s crime also involves stealing personal information is important to Sheriff Lenhart. “We live in a pretty technical world … check your credit accounts, keep track of receipts and watch your debit card transfers,” he urged. “Keep a mindful eye that there are a lot of people out there … trying to take advantage of us.” When it comes to a scam, the sheriff reminds people of the famous saying, “If it is too good to be true, it’s probably not true,” like the phone caller who reports, “Gee, you’ve won the Mexican lottery.” Some unsuspecting victims have fallen for the scam, even though they’ve never played the lottery. Sheriff Lenhart has a special concern for the vulnerability of senior citizens who can be taken advantage of by unprincipled business people. “Do not do business with people you don’t know,” he said emphatically. “We just had two persons pay substantial money … who had pavement put down on their driveways … (the pavers) had put shoddy work down and (used) lousy material,” said the county officer. Sadly, the residents wrote checks

for the work, making financial recovery difficult. The sheriff advises seniors to call the Better Business Bureau, a neighbor or an adult child to ask advice about utilizing specific businesses for services. Scam artists rely on individuals agreeing to their terms without getting input from outside sources. It would be wonderful if the world were filled with only trustworthy individuals. But Virginia, there is no Santa Claus, and there are real life criminals. As responsible consumers, we have to take our rose-tinted glasses off, and protect ourselves from loss. In closing, the sheriff advises, “A lot of time, (with) these scams everything has to be done in a real hurry … slow the whole process down, so you can check them out.” Parting advice from the road less traveled, just like the sheriff said, “slow the whole process down” by turning the stove’s heat down to make your pans last longer to avoid burning them, also. As for the spaghetti sauce, treating the stain with a little Dawn or Palmolive dishwashing detergent prior to washing should do the trick. Sorry, I couldn’t resist sharing my hard-earned knowledge. Until next time… The writer is an award-winning journalist and Christian speaker. Contact her through her website at www.christinaryanclaypool.com

Fighting prescription drug abuse In the last the fight against decade, predrug abuse. In scription drug some parts of abuse has our state where reached epithis prescription demic propordrug epidemic tions in parts of has taken hold, Ohio. It has we have made devastated the progress. Scioto lives and liveliPortman and Adams hoods of indiCounties are reports vidual Ohioans, good examples. Rob Portman as well as the In these two U.S. Senator well-being of counties, the their families hard work of and communities. law enforcement, local, It has caused a spike state and federal offiin crimes, especially cials, along with the theft, as addicts have support of community looked for ways to sup- groups, family members port their addictions. and others, is strengthThis has doubly ening all three fronts in strained law enforceour efforts against prement as they fight drug scription drug abuse: trafficking. It has also enforcement, prevention served as a gateway to and treatment. other drug use, includAs I saw beginning in ing heroin. the 1990s when I It has led to public founded and chaired the health challenges. Coalition for a DrugSadly, since 2007 drug Free Greater Cincinoverdoses have moved nati, a community ahead of car accidents commitment to prevenas the leading cause of tion is critical to getting accidental death in a handle on this probOhio. We’ve also seen lem. Since the Coalition record levels of Hepati- was established in 1996, tis C infection from nee- drug abuse has declined dle sharing. In Scioto in greater Cincinnati by County in southern about 30 percent. ComOhio on the Ohio River, munity leaders in Scioto almost one-tenth of ba- and Adams Counties bies born in 2010 came are showing that same into the world with commitment, working drugs in their systems. together across sectors To compound the — from health care to problem, there are the law enforcement to our financial costs. Fatal schools and churches — and nonfatal overdoses to produce healthier now cost Ohio taxpayers and safer communities. $3.7 billion annually in Congress has a role to hospital and other explay, too. We can help by penses. Yes, billion, not adding smart tools that million. the folks on the front But there is some lines need to fight this good news to report in epidemic. Last July, Gil

Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the White House, came to Portsmouth for a town hall on prescription drug abuse. Along with community leaders, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and others, we asked him to designate Scioto and Adams Counties as federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTAs). We succeeded in convincing him, and the designations came through in October, allowing these jurisdictions to better coordinate among law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels, and giving them much needed resources to fight an interstate, and thus federal, problem. The new HIDTA designations come on top of collective efforts that are already making a difference. In Scioto County there was a 17 percent decrease in accidental overdoses and a 42 percent decrease in drug-related deaths from 2010 to 2011. In December, law enforcement shut down the last of the infamous “pill mills,” which existed to distribute painkillers to addicts. Another critical tool is a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). This is a database that allows a state to identify abuse by monitoring and tracking the dispensing of prescription medications by health care

providers. Forty-one states have PDMPs, and preliminary research has shown PDMPs to be highly effective in stemming the tide of abuse. There’s a hiccup, however. The different state PDMPs can’t communicate with each other — even though drug trafficking is an interstate problem. This is particularly the case in Scioto County, which is right across the Ohio River from Kentucky and near West Virginia. In fact, this was one of the challenges we discussed with Director Kerlikowske at the Portsmouth town hall, where I talked about my work to put together legislation to address this issue. That legislation has now been introduced, and last week I was able to pass an amendment to Food and Drug Administration reauthorization legislation that will enable PDMPs to securely communicate with each other. I am now working with the House of Representatives to include it in the final legislation. As Hillsboro Police Chief Nick Thomas said after the amendment passed, “We’ve needed this for a long time.” There’s still a long road ahead in the fight against prescription drug abuse and drug abuse in general, but working together, we can help protect our families and communities, and make Ohio a better and healthier place to live.


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Saturday, June 9 6:45 - 7:30 a.m. 5K Walk/Run Registration (by the Versailles Swimming Pool) 7:45 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Race (Awards at 9:15 a.m.) 9:00 - 8:00 p.m. Ultimate Frisbee Tournament – Heritage Park 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Egg & Cake Registration 9:30 a.m. Veterans Ceremony - Fountain Square 9:30 a.m. a.m. Egg & Cake Judging 10:00 a.m. Grand Parade - Bands, Miss Chick, Floats 11:00 - 7:00 p.m. Art & Photography Show 11:30 - 7:30 p.m. (or sell out) Drive & Walk-Thru Barbecue Chicken 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friends of the Library Book Sale - Worch Memorial Library 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Flower Shower 12:00 - 10:00 p.m. Craft Tent - North Parking Lot 12:00 - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibit Tents 12:00 - 11:00 p.m. Food, Concessions, Rides, and Carnival Booths in Operation

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Social Tent in Operation Adult Tricycle Races Registration/Sign-In K of C Bingo - Back of Building Adult Tricycle Races Flag Raising Ceremony - Front of Old High School Wood Carving Show (1st of 4) Miss Chick Contest - Finals & Crowning - Old HS Gym "Higgins-Madewell" - Social Tent "Pocket Change" - Social Tent "Karma’s Pawn" - Social Tent

Sunday, June 10 9:00 a.m. Annual Poultry Days Golf Scramble - Stillwater Valley Golf Course Ultimate Frisbee Tournament - Heritage Park 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m. Refreshments for Church in the Park 10:00 a.m. Church in the Park - Tent in Park North of the Pool 11:00 - 7:00 p.m. (or sell out) Drive & Walk-Thru Barbecue Chicken 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament - Registration/Sign-in - Front Lawn 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Art & Photography Show 12:00 - 4:00 p.m Friends of the Library Book Sale - Worch Memorial Library 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Flower Show 12:00 - 6:00 p.m Craft Tent - North Parking Lot 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibit Tents 12:00 - 10:00 p.m. Food, Concessions, Rides, and Carnival Booths in Operation 12:00 - 10:00 p.m. Social Tent in Operation 12:30 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration - North Driveway 1:00 - 10:00 p.m. K of C Bingo - Back of Building 1:00 p.m. Wood Carving Show (1st of 4) 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. "On the Radar" - Social Tent 1:30 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament - Front Lawn 1:30 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull 2:30 p.m. Antique Car & Tractor Parade 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Art & Photography Work Pick-up 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. "2 x 2 Unplugged" - Social Tent 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Ultimate Frisbee Division Championships & Awards - Heritage Park 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. "Empty Tank" - Social Tent

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Chamber to showcase benefits of membership In an attempt to more effectively familiarize its members and those considering membership with the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber is sponsoring its firstever Member Benefits Showcase Thursday at the Sidney Inn. At the Benefits Showcase, the Chamber will feature trade-show exhibits by 16 of its memb e r- b e n e f i t - p a r t n e r companies. At the showcase, members and nonmembers will receive information on how to leverage their membership to achieve maximum savings on some of their basic operating needs. According to Chamber President Jeff Raible, “Companies today want to see a return on investment for each businessrelated expense. At this event, our members and prospective members will be able to do just that. At the showcase we

will give those attending the opportunity to see firsthand just how much they can save by way of discount programs offered exclusively to Chamber members. In addition, we will have information available about the many other benefits of membership as well … those not necessarily related to saving our members money, but rather, helping them make more money.” Featured exhibitors at the Benefits Showcase include Community Insurance Group and Ruese Insurance Agency, representing Auto Owners business insurance; CareWorks Consultants, representing workers’

comp group rating; CenturyLink DSL highspeed Internet discounts; Cintas document management and document destruction services; Constant Contact email marketing; DPL Energy discounts; FedEx shipping discounts; Hertz car rental; Hits 105.5 ad discounts; Medical Mutual of Ohio group health insurance savings programs; Paychex payroll services; Superior Dental and Eye Med Vision discounts; Universal Rx prescription savings; and UPS Store shipping materials discounts. The Member Benefits Showcase is scheduled for Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Sidney Inn, 400 Folkerth Ave. Preregistration for this event is not required. Admission is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Chamber at 492-9122.

CAPT donates to WOEF scholarship fund CELINA — The Western Ohio Educational Foundation recently received a cash contribution from Celina Aluminum Precision Technology (CAPT) located in Celina. CAPT donated $1,000 to the Academic Excellence Scholarship fund which recognizes the top students from each district when they select the Lake Campus to further their education. Eligible students are awarded $3,000, and 22 area high schools in Auglaize, Darke and Van Wert counties, as well as Mercer County public schools Celina, Coldwater, Fort Recovery, Marion Local, Parkway and St. Henry. Due to the generous support of donors, more than $150,000 is endowed in this scholarship fund. CAPT sees the value in connecting education and training to assist the company’s business needs. Honda of America is the parent company of CAPT and is driving new business growth. Tom Rable, senior manager, said, “We appreciate the opportunity to support such a worthy cause for

the community of Mercer County and surrounding areas.” The Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) is celebrating its 50th year of incorporation. Julie Miller, WOEF Development Officer noted, “It is by the generosity of all our

scholarship contributors that the WOEF Board is able to offer scholarships to students in our area to offset the cost of college tuition.” To find out more about WOEF scholarship program, log on to www.wright.edu/lake/ woef.html.

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TUMBLING INSTRUCTOR Brayden Applegate, 15, of St. Marys, spots Emma Freewalt, 5, also of St. Marys, on her back handspring at the new United Tumbling Academy. Brayden is the daughter of Lorry and Gary Applegate, and Emma is the daughter of Christie and Jeremy Freewalt.

Head over heels Tumbling school opens in Sidney United Tumbling Academy has opened its doors at 720 Russell Road. Instructors in the 4,800-square-foot space will provide tumbling training for all ages. Cheerleading for national competitions will be featured along with choreography camps. Abbey Kramer, owner and operator, and staff teacher Meggan Yahl offer parent-tot tumbling classes, flexibility/endurance classes, open gyms and clinics, high

school cheer squad practices, private lessons and classes for tumblers in grades 1-5. Kramer, a Celina native, cheered and coached for more than 15 years during her school and college years. Yahl is a University of Cincinnati graduate who cheered for the college and competed in gymnastics. Kramer said that her training objectives include training athletes to learn safe and proper

techniques and good sportsmanship. Her plans call for the formaof competitive tion squads who will participate in contests throughout the state and nationwide. The business hopes to provide a stable learning environment for children to safely develop appropriate tumbling and cheerleading techniques, develop meaningful relationships, and have fun. For information, call 492-2825.

STOCK MARKET Listed are Tuesday’s stock market prices at closing for firms in the Sidney-Shelby County area traded on the major markets. NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE This Chng. Week Alcoa Inc...............8.45 +0.06 (PF of Alcoa Building Products, Stolle Machinery) -1.08 Appld Ind. Tech..35.34 BP PLC ADR......36.81 +0.23 Citigroup ............25.75 +0.93 Emerson Elec. ....44.81 -0.26 (PF of Copeland Corp. Division) Griffon Corp. ........7.79 +0.10 (PF of Clopay Corp.) +0.18 H&R Block Inc...15.53 Honda Motor .....31.03 +0.50 Ill. Toolworks .....54.19 -0.22 (Parent company of Peerless) -1.00 JC Penney Co.....24.27 (Store in Piqua) JP Morgan Chase31.99 +0.99 (Former Bank One, Sidney) -0.05 Kroger Co. ..........21.86 (PF of Kroger) Meritor .................5.12 +0.17

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Touring Clear Creek Chad Gessler (l-r), director of Clear Creek Farm, talks with Bob Parker, executive director of the United Way; John Scheu, a United Way board member; Bill Zimmerman, Shelby County Juvenile Court judge; Dawn Bailey, court administrator; and Mckenzie Lotz, chief probation officer, at the farm recently. Clear Creek Farm is a residential group home for youth. “Collaboration with these important county entities enables Clear Creek not only to make desired improvements, but also to work toward staying true to its mission, which is to provide a loving home for children. Clear Creek relies on allocations from gracious organizations like the United Way and placements from our trusted Shelby County Juvenile Court to continue to help youth who are in need of a stable home,” Gessler said.

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Sidney man Guillozet elected EMA secretary charged in stabbing BY WILL E SANDERS sentence of between two Ohio Community Media to eight years in prison. wsanders@dailycall.com His bond was set at $100,000. TROY — The alleged A preliminary hearing assailant in a Saturday has been scheduled in night knife assault at a the case for June 13. Piqua bar The victim, Josh Allen, faced a 28, of Piqua, sustained a judge at serious wound to the his arneck during the assault raignbut has since been rem e n t leased from the Miami M o n d a y, Valley Hospital in Daybut police ton following surgery. remain When officers arrived unclear at the scene they found regarding Allen profusely bleeding Joyner w h a t from the neck and caused the argument learned that Joyner althat led to the attacker legedly stabbed the vicstabbing another man in tim in the neck with a the throat. pocket knife following an The suspect, Jeffrey S. argument at the bar, acJoyner, 48, of Sidney, was cording to the Piqua Potaken into custody by lice Department. Piqua police officers SatAt this point investiurday after responding to gators are still uncertain the Piqua Sports Grille, what caused the argu1254 E. Ash St., on the ment that resulted in the report of a violent attack knife assault, but authorinvolving a knife. ites said “these guys were Joyner was charged not getting along in the and subsequently ar- bar for some reason.” raigned in Miami County “At this point we do Municipal Court on Mon- not know,” said Piqua poday on one count of felo- lice Deputy Chief Tom nious assault, a Steiner. “We will be talksecond-degree felony that ing to more people later carries a possible prison on this week.”

BUSSE eral months ago that the village government has grown to the point where a full-time administrator was needed. “The mayor and council members are parttime, for the village to operate efficiently, we need day-to-day supervision,” McCord said. Contacted Tuesday, Busse said he is looking forward to his new position. “I am excited about working in Covington, it

seems to be a great community,” Busse said. “I’m looking forward to getting started and meeting the people.” With experience in utility operation, Busse said he will be working on assessments of the village water and sewer systems. “Most of the utilities are underground, so nobody sees and or thinks about them,” Busse said, adding that it is critical that a community make plans for the sustainabil-

BY WILL E SANDERS any aspect of her twoStaff Writer year community control wsanders@dailycall.com sanctions sentence, Fair will be sentenced to eight TROY — A Piqua months in prison. woman avoided prison at Fair pleaded no conher Monday sentencing test and was found guilty in Miami of one count of theft, a hearing County Common Pleas fifth-degree felony, at an Court, but will spend the April 2 change of plea next two years on proba- hearing and faced a maxtion after she stole more imum sentence of one than $20,000 in jewelry year in prison. She enfrom a Piqua woman last tered the plea in an December. agreement with prosecuSamantha B. Fair, 22, tors, who jointly recomalso was ordered to pay mended probation and back $20,318 in restitu- requested that she make tion to the victim and full restitution to the victhat restitution has al- tim in the case. ready been paid, accordFair was charged after ing to the Miami County the victim reported to poProsecutor’s Office. lice that several expenShould Fair violate sive pieces of jewelry

ity of its utilities. Busse also plans to work on a economic development plan for the village. Busse’s first day on the job will be July 9. His salary was set at $69,000. He and his wife, Beckie, have two grown children and live in Russia. Prior to working for the village of Russia, Busse served as security operations manager for Crown Equipment in New Bremen.

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ment for a total of $33,518. A total of 180 applications were received for the position. • Awarded a supplemental contract to Bill Shoffner, who will be the new head baseball coach. He will be paid $4,744. • Hired assistant cooks Laura Carlson at $10.46 per hour and Melissa McDougle at $9.79 per hour. • Hired teachers Dan Barnes, reading, G.C. Kimmel, math, and Brandy Cairns, inclusion, at the rate of $25.29 per hour for summer school for grades six through eight from May 30 to June 14. • Hired teachers Bill Hoewischer, credit recovery, Mandi Croft, Adam Doenges and Cindy Miller, OGT intervention, and Karen McRill and Shauna Vordemark, OGT test proctor, at a rate of $25.29 per hour and aide Dee Slonaker

at a rate of $11.36 per hour for the high school summer school from May 28 to June 29. • Hired teachers Teresa Cegledy and Melissa Schneider at a rate of $25.29 per hour and aides Kelly Harris and Kay Straman at a rate of $11.36 per hour for summer school for grades four and five from Aug. 6-16. Executive sessions were held at both the beginning and end of the meeting to discuss the employment of personnel. Following the second executive session, the board said it will be holding a special meeting today at 7:30 a.m. at the board of education offices to consider compensation for an employee of the school district. The board’s next meeting will be June 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the board of education office.

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rather than what they may have wanted. Because the former Shelby County Fire Department received some equipment through grants, the EMA is seeking legal council to determine the best way to handle the situation. If the board gets an answer from the Prosecutor’s Office, there may be a special meeting to move forward on the disbursement of equipment. The board also approved the request of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for the use of the EMA vehicle and a generator at the Country Concert this year.

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RETIREES will be paid a maximum of 150 days ($50,822), while Lemley will be paid for a maximum of 120 days ($40,658) Brooke Gessler was hired as the high school assistant principal, effective Aug. 1 at a salary of $72,731 per year. She was given a two-year limited 220-day administrative contract. Spangler abstained from the vote as Gessler is his daughter. In other personnel items, the board: • Accepted the resignation due to retirement of Kathleen Plaine, high school math teacher, effective June 30. • Accepted the resignation of Nancy Stiefel, special education supervisor, effective June 22. • Accepted the resignations of Beth Thompson, intervention specialist, Tony Metzler, head baseball coach, Wade New, head softball coach, and Erica Turner, head cross country coach. • Employed Carol Bornhorst on a two-year limited, 205-day administrative contract as a school psychologist effective Aug. 1 at a salary of $60,534. She is currently a school psychologist for Logan County schools. • Employed Amber Scott as a secondary social studies teacher effective Aug. 17 at a salary of $33,884 less two unpaid days per SEA negotiated agree-

BY JENNIFER BUMGARNER EMA Board. The information on jbumgarner@sdnccg.com the board opening will be sent to the advisory committee for interThe Executive Board of the est in filling the vacant board poShelby County Emergency Man- sition. agement Agency The EMA is still waiting on met recently and word from the Shelby County Bob Guillozet was Prosecutor’s Office on the proper elected as secreway to disburse the Shelby tary of the Board. County Fire Department invenSecretary Mike tory. In May, the EMA had fire deBusse informed partments turn in a needs list for the board during equipment and did an internal inthe meeting that ventory of available equipment. he accepted anThe EMA did not release a list of other job in a difthe available equipment because Guillozet ferent county and they wanted to see what the indiwould be stepping down from the vidual departments needed

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were missing from her home, located in the 200 block of Brentwood Avenue, back on Dec. 19, police reports show. The victim reported she suspected her son’s girlfriend, which at the time was Fair, of stealing the jewelry, which included gold and diamond earrings, necklaces and bracelets, court documents disclose. Fair was featured in an article in the Sidney Daily News last month after she delivered her baby in the front seat of an automobile in the parking lot of Upper Valley Medical Center with the assistance of her two sisters.

Riverside BOE to meet DEGRAFF — Riverside Local School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the school district library, located at 2096 County Road 24 S. The board will discuss the transferring of funds from the general fund to the uniform school supply fund and also from the athletic programs fund to the pay-toparticipate travel fund. The board will also discuss the approval of a contract for services with the Logan County Educational Service Center.

WE HAVE TO DO IT! Salvation is for the purpose of restoring authentic manhood and womanhood. Conversion is a new start to become complete in Jesus Christ. Jesus came for the purpose of perfecting the whole man. The goal of the Bible is to bring forth a complete spiritual man. The Holy Spirit is working to perfect the saints. Jesus began and we must finish. The greater works that the overcomers must do are the restoration of all things, restoring conditions to what they were in the Garden of Eden, releasing people from the kingdom of darkness, destroying all the works of the devil, and restoring men and women to the image of God. The man after God’s own heart is the one who get the job done, who fulfills God’s will. David was a man after God’s own heart. David sinned, but he repented and was forgiven. Just praying for peace will not get the job done. We must get involved in the battle. God chose the partnership of human beings. We have to get involved. There is work to be done. Our participation is essential. Jesus shows us the it is our role to fight the end time battle for him. The work of the righteousness will bring peace. The purpose of marriage is to work for the Kingdom of God. The man and the woman can do together what neither can do alone. The goal of marriage is to become like Jesus. The goal of God’s Master Plan is, through a reversal in the chain of events, to return to the perfection of the Garden of Eden. Believers, with the help of the Holy Spirit, must return thing to what they were in the beginning. All of the evil in the universe must be subdued and defeated. Negative things must be brought from the subconscious level and dealt with on the conscious level. WE HAVE TO DO IT! God and Christ will not do it for us. Christ has done His part; now we must do our part. Christ shows us the way, but we have to do it. We have to use our creative thought process to analyze what should be changed within us (or the church, nation or world) and then we have to use our free will to deliberately change and perfect whatever needs changed and perfecting. This is an impossibility without the help of the Holy Spirit as we study the Bible. Purification and perfection can take place only with the applied Word of God. To become what the Spoken Word is, we must engraft the Written Word into our hearts, minds, and souls, so that it is part of us forever. To become what the Spoken Word is, we must conform our every thought, word, and deed to the Written Word. The Body of Christ must emerge perfect, without spot or wrinkle. All sin must be destroyed. The Body of Christ must become unified in love. We must desire God’s will instead of our own will. Unless we love the Lord wholly, we cannot love our neighbor authentically. God is calling us to a higher place. We are complacent and content with what and where we are, but God wants a deeper relationship of maturity with us. If we don’t move forward, we will move backward. We are not our own. We are brought with a price to do the perfect will of God. – Dorothy Foster

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Jockey hits NYC NEW YORK (AP) — Taking in the Manhattan skyline from atop the Empire State Building, Mario Gutierrez was a long way from his small hometown near Veracruz, Mexico. The 25-year-old jockey checked out the view on a sunny Tuesday morning in his first trip to the Big Apple. He’d already visited the ride that got him here, having stopped by Belmont Park earlier to check on I’ll Have Another. Gutierrez and the colt will try to win the Triple Crown for the first time in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes. Standing 86 stories above the bustling city, Gutierrez smiled as a knot of photographers closed tightly in on him. “Mario, over here,” they shouted. “Turn this way.” He happily obliged as tourists craned their necks to see the short guy who is the poised to become the toast of the racing world. Later, Gutierrez told trainer Doug O’Neill about his adventure, admitting that he felt dizzy and joking that the historic building was “2 or 3 inches higher” than the roof at Pimlico where he won the Preakness on May 19. “I’m not huge on heights,” said O’Neill, who skipped the photo op and met up with his jockey on a rooftop overlooking Rockefeller Center. “You get a little nervous hearing about it.” Gutierrez has been unflappable since being thrust into the spotlight with I’ll Have Another’s comeback win in the Kentucky Derby on May 5. “He’s handled the pressure well and he knows his horse well,” former jockey Richard Migliore said. “He and the horse both have a lot of confidence in each other and that’s something that’s critical to their success.”

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MARIO GUTIERREZ, from Mexico, jockey for Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another, looks over Manhattan from the observation deck of New York’s Empire State Building, Tuesday. I’ll Have Another could become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner and first in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes. Migliore plans to walk Belmont’s 1 1-2-mile course with Gutierrez on Thursday, pointing out its sweeping turns and long stretch that make the layout different than the mile tracks where most jockeys ride. Gutierrez is scheduled to ride some races Friday to get used to the conditions before laying it on the line Saturday. “Learn the poles, they’re very important,” said John Velazquez, who will be aboard Union Rags in the Belmont. “When you run in the Belmont, you got to know where you are.”

Indians hit 3 triples in win DETROIT (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez pitched impressively into the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians hit three run-scoring triples off rookie Drew Smyly in a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Jimenez (6-4) allowed a run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings, striking out four and walking only one. The right-hander en-

tered the game with 42 walks in 56 innings this year. Three relievers finished for Cleveland. Chris Perez allowed a run in the ninth but held on for his 18th save in 19 chances. Asdrubal Cabrera, Lou Marson and Michael Brantley each hit RBI triples for Cleveland, which became the third team this season to hit three

triples in a game. Smyly (2-2) allowed four runs and six hits in six innings. The Indians made two sparkling defensive plays with Detroit trying to rally in the ninth. After a leadoff single by Delmon Young, Cabrera, the shortstop, barehanded Gerald Laird’s chopper and threw to second for a forceout.

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IN THIS Saturday photo, Meghan Vogel of West Liberty-Salem (right) helps Arden McMath of Arlington to the finish line after McMath collapsed yards short in the DIII 3200 meter finals of the Ohio High School Athletic Association state track meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus. Vogel had won an earlier race but was in last place in the 3,200-meter run as she caught up to McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of zipping past McMath to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath’s arm around her shoulders, dragged her the final 20 meters and pushed her competitor over the finish line before crossing it.

A true sportsman

Runner helps carry Ex-Reds Borbon dies of cancer competitor to finish line CINCINNATI (AP) — Pedro Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back-to-back World Series titles, died of cancer on Monday. He was 65. Borbon had been in hospice care at his home in Pharr, Texas, his son, Pedro, told The Associated Press in a phone interview. Borbon requested to be cremated without a memorial service, his son said. Borbon was a key member of the bullpen on Cincinnati’s 1975-76 championship teams, winning 13 games during those two seasons. He also pitched for the Angels, Giants and Cardinals. In 2010, he became the third reliever to be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame. “He was probably most proud of the World Series championships,” he son said. “He would talk about it often. He was also proud that he never once had a sore arm. He could pitch almost every day.” Borbon appeared in more games than any other NL pitcher from 1970-78. He holds the club record with 531 career appearances. Borbon pitched in 20 playoff games

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THIS MARCH 19, 1979 file photo shows Cincinnati Reds pitcher Pedro Borbon. Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back-toback World Series titles, has died of cancer. during his career with a 2.55 ERA. “The entire organization is very sad to hear of the loss of another member of our baseball family,” Reds owner Bob Castellini said. “Pedro was an important contributor to the success of the Big Red Machine, and he always will be remembered for his colorful

personality and his contributions to that wonderful time period in our history.” Borbon became part of baseball lore in 1995 when, at age 48, he decided to return to the game as a replacement player during Major League Baseball’s labor dispute. He joined the Reds in Florida for spring training and faced two batters. He struck out the only batter he faced in an exhibition against the Pirates in Bradenton. The Reds released him after he faced one batter in another game against the Indians, fell down while trying to field a bunt and threw wildly to first base for an error. Borbon also got notice for his mention in the 1980 movie “Airplane!” While trying to concentrate, pilot Ted Striker hears a public address announcer’s voice in his head: “Pinch hitting for Pedro Borbon … Manny Mota.” “He was always talking about that,” his son said. “A lot of people remember him by that. He liked that.” Another son, Pedro Jr., pitched nine seasons in the majors.

Legion wins first game of season TROY — The Sidney Legion baseball team posted its first win of the year Sunday when it split a doubleheader with the Troy Bombers. The team lost the first game 11-0 and won the second game 7-0, “Rusty (Hodgson) pitched a great game,” said coach Jason McLain. “We finally put a full game together with minimal errors. “We hit the ball better and capitalized with runners in scoring position. It was nice to get our first win,” he said. Hodgson pitched seven in-

nings in the second game of the doubleheader He had seven strikeouts, gave up three hits and walked two. His catcher was Dalton Bollinger. Sidney scored a run in the first inning without getting a hit. They added three runs in the second while the batters had three hits. They scored two more runs in the sixth inning on three hits. The final run came in the seventh inning and there was one hit. In addition to pitching his shutout, Hodgson went threefor-four at the plate with four

runs batted in. Bollinger went two for three with a double and two runs batted in. Treg Francis went two for four and had a double. Nick Buchanon also contributed a double. The Bombers had hits in the second, fifth and sixth innings. In the first game, Sidney was held to two hits. Bollinger and Hodgson each had a hit. The pitchers for the first game were Brad Caudill and Joe Dicke. The catcher was Cole Proffitt.

BY LISA CORNWELL Associated Press COLUMBUS (AP) — A western Ohio high school runner who helped a struggling competitor finish their race is being praised for her sportsmanship and trying to cope with the attention it has sparked. Meghan Vogel appreciates the accolades but said Tuesday that she is a bit overwhelmed by the praise that has been pouring in since Saturday’s track meet in Columbus. The 17-year-old West Liberty-Salem High School junior was in last place in the 3,200meter run as she caught up to Arlington High School sophomore Arden McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of zipping past McMath to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath’s arm around her shoulders, half-dragging and half-carrying her about 30 meters to the finish line. Vogel, who pushed McMath over the line before crossing it, has been getting Facebook and Twitter messages and mail from friends and strangers saying she has inspired them with her sportsmanship. It’s an honor and very humbling,” Vogel said in a telephone interview from her West Liberty home. “I just thought I was doing the right thing, and I think others would have done the same.” But McMath, 16, of Findlay, said in a telephone interview from her northwestern Ohio home that she’s not so sure. “I’ really don’t think just everyone would have done that,” she said. “I just couldn’t believe what she did — especially pushing me in front of her — and I’m so grateful.” Both girls are a little hazy about the details. “The last thing I remember

was seeing Arden fall and then trying to get her to the finish line,” Vogel said. McMath remembered feeling like she was “blacking in and out” and falling a few times before Vogel helped her. Vogel, who had won the 1,600-meter race earlier, said she was emotional and tired from that when she began the longer race. She also felt “a little woozy” afterward and found herself next to McMath in the training room, where the Arlington student was being treated. McMath says her sodium levels apparently were low, but she has recovered. Vogel’s mother, Ann Vogel, is West Liberty-Salem’s track and field coach. Technically both runners should have been disqualified, but the official decided not to make that call, she said. Neither runner scored any points, so team standings weren’t affected. McMath finished 14th, and Vogel finished 15th. Ann Vogel said she’s very proud of her daughter, and the response has been amazing. “People were coming up to us in tears and hugging both of us after the race,” Ann Vogel said. She said she was surprised by some negative comments on the Internet and talk radio criticizing her daughter for a lack of competitiveness. “I can’t believe people would twist an act of kindness like that,” she said. The girls say they hope to stay in touch and expect the public attention to die down soon. “It’s been nice, but it also will be nice to get back to normal,” Meghan Vogel said. ——— Information from: Springfield News-Sun, http://www.springfieldnewssun.com


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Fujita hasn’t lost fight amid scandal (AP) — BEREA Browns linebacker Scott Fujita admitted being in New Orleans’ locker room when former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams delivered his brutal pregame speech imploring the Saints to target players. Fujita said Tuesday he was escorting former teammate Steve Gleason, who is afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, in San Francisco last January when they attended New Orleans’ playoff game against the 49ers. Fujita, who has been suspended three games by the NFL for his role in the Saints’ bounty program, had not previously mentioned witnessing Williams’ vicious rant, which became public after it was released by a documentary filmmaker. Fujita reiterated he \ AP Photo/Mark Duncan feels Williams’ comments CLEVELAND BROWNS linebacker Scott Fujita were “highly inappropristretches before practice at the NFL football ate.” “I’m not proud of team's headquarters in Berea Tuesday.

things that were said by Gregg Williams and at the same time he’s a man I respect and loved playing for, so there’s definitely a conflict with all that,” Fujita said after the Browns opened their three-day minicamp. Fujita was with the Saints from 2006-09 before he signed as a free agent with Cleveland. He has appealed his suspension, but Monday’s ruling by an arbitrator that commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to discipline players for their part in the payfor-hits program was a blow to his chances of getting his penalty reduced. “It’s certainly disappointing, but this is a part of the process,” he said. “You’ve just got to be patient and respect that process and just keep hoping for a positive outcome.” Fujita has maintained he never contributed money to the Saints’ pool

since being implicated in the scandal along with three other suspended players: linebacker Jonathan Vilma, defensive end Anthony Hargrove, now with Green Bay, and Saints defensive end Will Smith. Vilma, who has been suspended for all of next season, has filed a lawsuit defamation against Goodell. Fujita’s trying to remain upbeat during a personally challenging period when his reputation as an advocate for player safety has been questioned. The 32year-old serves as an executive member for the NFLPA, a position he has no plans of leaving. “I accept that responsibility,” he said. “I was nominated a few years ago for a reason. I wanted to be a part of that culture change and help in pushing forward more health and safety measures, getting new

benefits for the players and I take that seriously. I can’t walk away from the players on that.” Because of his higher profile, Fujita realizes he may have been targeted more than another player. However, the 10year veteran said he wouldn’t conduct himself any differently. “I don’t have any regrets for anything I’ve ever done,” he said. “You look back and you say things in meetings occasionally. Again, the pregame hype speech and bravado, it’s all kind of funny the next day and you laugh about it. Again, I don’t regret anything. It’s a part of the growth as a man and a football player. “Again, I’d like to keep this about football as much as possible and eliminate those distractions. Because if you let all that come in and take away from your focus, then you lose perspective.”

Eldora Speedway honored as Djokovic, Federer Tourism Citizen of the Year come back, set GREENVILLE — Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway was named as the recipient of the 2012 Tourism Citizen of the Year by the Darke County Visitors Bureau (DCVB). The award was presented by Roger Van Frank, vice president of the DCVB, to Eldora General Manager Roger Slack during Friday’s Darke County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at Romer’s Catering in Greenville. The Tourism Citizen of the Year award is the highest honor that the DCVB bestows annually. It acknowledges individuals or businesses within Darke County that recognize tourism and the value of its impact upon the county. The award recipients are chosen for their efforts to market outside of Darke County, to bring tourists into the area to enjoyed events, attractions, shops, accommodations and other aspects of the

tourism industry. In presenting the award, Van Frank stated, “The award recognizes those who have demonstrated extensive and diverse participation, leadership and support in public and/or private tourism endeavors over a period of years. This honor is bestowed upon a leader capable of getting others involved in tourism within the community.” Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway attracts more than 100,000 racing fans annually from across the United States and around the world. On average, it is estimated that 71 percent travel more than two hours to experience Eldora Speedway. “These race fans stay overnight at local accom-

modations and campgrounds in the area,” stated Deanna York, executive director of the Darke County Visitors Bureau. “These same attend Darke fans County events and enjoy the area attractions and parks. Their expendable income is spent in local restaurants, along with the local retail and grocery stores. They enjoy the quality of life offered in Darke County. “ This positive economic impact to the Darke County area is what led the Darke County Visitors Bureau to present its 2012 Tourism Citizen of the Year Award to Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway. “Tony Stewart is very committed to maintain-

ing the strong image that Eldora Speedway has within Darke County, and the entire racing world. Our entire staff is extremely honored to accept this award on his behalf,” Slack said. “Our marketing efforts bring a lot of people to Darke County, and many fans camp right at the speedway — looking for things to do while they await the great racing action,” said Larry Boos, operations manager at Eldora Speedway. “We make sure they know, that right at their doorstep, in Darke County, there are plenty of things to do, places to shop, places to eat and places to see.” For more information on Eldora Speedway, visit its website at www.EldoraSpeedway.co m. For information on all aspects of tourism in Darke County, visit w w w. V i s i t D a r k e County.org.

$100,000 winner’s purse on the line Saturday ROSSBURG — With a $100,000 winner’s purse on the line, Saturday’s Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers at Eldora Speedway remains as the richest payday of the year for Late Models. Second place in the 100-lap chase around the .500 mile clay oval pays $20,000, still a sizeable chunk – but with a difference of $80,000. That brings up the question, “you are running second, coming down for the checkered flag and within striking distance of the leader, what do you do?” Eddie Carrier Jr. of Salt Rock, W.Va., was in just that position at last year’s running of the World 100 at Eldora Speedway. The World 100 is the most revered Late Model race of the year, and a victory is cherished by all. Carrier had moved to within two car lengths of Jimmy Owens on the final lap and the door was open for

an attempt at a notorious Eldora ‘slide job’. Yet, Carrier opted to maintain his line and settle for runner-up honors. If the same scenario presented itself Saturday night, what would Carrier do? “You know, I would do the same thing. I don’t think I would risk a sure runner-up (spot) for a possible crash and not finish. But, $80,000 is a lot of money.” Defending Dirt Late Model Dream winner Don O’Neal has a different outlook. “Whatever it takes to win,” he said bluntly. “It’s that simple, you do whatever it takes – within reason. You got the Eldora slide jobs – if it’s on the last lap and they come up a little, well, not quite clean – well that’s part of Eldora. The slide jobs at Eldora are what made that place so famous, and that’s the way most races are won. Sometimes they come up a little short and you get the bad end of the stick, and sometimes it goes

the other way for you.” “Well, it depends on how close you are,” offered 2004 World 100 winner Chub Frank. “If you’re capable of winning, you’re probably gonna do a slider. But it really don’t matter – you’d do it for any amount of money. It’s really just about winning. I’m not gonna crash ‘em, but I’m gonna do whatever I gotta do.” Jimmy Mars’ career escalated with a 1997 Dirt Late Model Dream $100,000 victory. When posed the question of ‘what would you do’, he came back with, “depends on who it is”, with a laugh. “But really, I’ve been in the other situation where I could’ve gotten wrecked when I was leading it, so I doubt I’d do anything crazy. I’d do everything I could to try to pass the guy leading, but I’d try to do it clean.” UMP DIRTcar is the sanctioning body for the Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial

Mowers, and Dennis Erb, Jr. has won that championship twice. His thoughts? “You’re gonna do what you need to do to win. There’s an $80,000 difference. You’re gonna race the guy as hard as you can race ‘em. You’re not gonna crash the guy, but you’re gonna do what it takes to try and get around them.” The question will be answered Saturday night, when the 18th annual $100,000 chase for the checkered flag unfolds. Friday night will kick-off the Dream with the traditional time trial runs and newly created qualifying features to fill Saturday’s six heat races. In addition to the heats, the Dream will be preceded by C and B features and new scramble races. Tickets for the Dirt Late Model Dream remain available online at www.EldoraSpeedway.co m or by calling the speedway office (937) 3383815.

French rematch PARIS (AP) — As the chilly evening air swirled, and raindrops fell, and the thousands of spectators pulling for his opponent hushed, Novak Djokovic stood a single point from exiting the French Open. A single point from losing to France’s JoWilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals at Roland Garros. A single point from losing the chance to pursue a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title, something no man has done in 43 years. Steeling himself with so much at stake, Djokovic came through, taking that crucial point thanks to an overhead that skimmed off the baseline to set up a putaway volley. Seconds later, he faced the same predicament — one point from defeat — and came through again, this time with a leaping forehand that barely landed in. All told, Djokovic faced four match points against Tsonga and won each one, extending the contest until seizing control for good. Djokovic won his 26th Grand Slam match in a row Tuesday, coming back and beating the fifth-seeded Tsonga 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-1

to set up a French Open rematch against 16time major champion Roger Federer. A year ago in the semifinals at Roland Garros, Federer ended Djokovic’s 43match winning streak, the last time the Serb lost at one of tennis’ four most important tournaments. “Tennis is very mental. Lots of emotions,” said the No. 1-ranked Djokovic, who won Wimbledon last July, the U.S. Open last September, and the Australian Open in January. “If you’re playing a top player, a home favorite, and you have a crowd that’s supporting him, you have to face these things. Physically, we’re all fit, all hitting the ball well. But mentally, it’s just a matter of a point here, a point there. That’s sport. The one that mentally pushes more in some moments — and gets a bit lucky — gets the win.” Federer also fashioned a come-frombehind victory, and while he never was confronted with a match point, he did drop the first two sets before getting past No. 9 Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-0, 6-3.

Sidney/Shelby County F.O.P. Lodge is sponsoring its annual Booster Drive. Proceeds will be benefiting Little League Baseball & Teeball, $500 High School Scholarships and numerous other programs in Sidney and Shelby County. Representatives will be contacting businesses and residents by telephone seeking funds for these community projects supported by the F.O.P.

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Counts to play for UD — Jake ANNA Counts, who had an outstanding baseball season for the Anna Rockets this spring, has signed to play baseball next spring Counts at the University of Dayton. Counts did the job at the plate and on the mound for the Rockets.

He hit .424, with 22 runs scored and 15 runs batted in. He also stole 18 bases and had a slugging percentage of .525 this season. When he pitched, he was 3-1 with a 2.52 earned run average. His performance for the Rockets earned him first-team All-County honors. He is playing summer baseball in Dayton with the Dayton Classics.

Player of the year Hoying to Mercyhurst JACKSON CENTER — Two-time County Player of the Year Andy Hoying, who led the Jackson C e n t e r boys basketball team to a Hoying perfect regular season and a trip to the state finals in Division IV last season, has announced that he will play his college basketball at Division II Mercyhurst in Erie, Pa. Hoying averaged a team-high 17.1 points per game, which was second best in the conference this season, and also pulled down 7.6 rebounds per game for

coach Scott Elchert’s County champs. He was second in the area in field goal shooting at 57.6 percent and also hit 77.1 percent from the line on 131 attempts, the most in the area. In addition, he led the Tigers in assists during the regular season with 71 and was second in steals with 31. And he was widely considered one of the top defensive players in the area. “It worked out well for Andy,” said Jackson Center boys coach Scott Elchert. “It’s a good deal.” Mercyhurst was 20-7 last season, and finished 11-3 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

UVMC’s Center for Sports Medicine offering physicals TIPP CITY — Physicals for athletes who will be participating in school sports will be available starting June 13 at the Upper Valley Medical Center’s Center for Sports Medicine, 450 N. Hyatt St., Tipp City. Dr. Jeff Rayborn, primary care physician board certified in sports

medicine, will perform the screening exams from 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday beginning June 13 and lasting through Aug. 8, except for July 4 and 18. To schedule an appointment for a physical, contact the Center for Sports Medicine at 937667-2614. The cost is $30.

Tiger Basketball Camp June 11-14 in Jackson JACKSON CENTER — The Jackson Center Tiger Basketball Camp will be held June 11-14 at the high school for boys in grades 1 to 8 next school year. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. with skill stations and team practice from 9:30 to 11:30. From 11:30 to noon will be 3-on-3 and special games, and after lunch, there will be games from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Campers should bring their own lunches. The cost for the week is $65 for an individal or $90 for a family. Each camper will receive a Tshirt and a basketball, and have a chance for addition awards. The camp staff will consist of the high school coaches, players and other qualified people. Contact Scott Elchert at 596-6863 or 596-6053, ext. 107.

Jackson Center Open golf tournament set for June 16 JACKSON CENTER — The annual Jackson Center Open Golf Tournament will be held June 16 at Cherokee Hills in Bellefontaine. The tournament is open to all Jackson Center residents and their family and friends. It will be a four-person scramble and space is limited to the

first 32 teams. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. You can pay at the Heidout Bar and Grill, Pub on the Corner or Peoples Federal Bank. Mail payment to James DeVine, P.O. Box 699, Jackson Center, 45334. Proceeds go to support Jackson Center Student Scholarships.

Softball tournament planned WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta Recreation Inc. is hosting a U-8,U-10,U-12,U-1 girls softball tournament on July 20, 21 and 22 at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Teams are guaranteed three games and registration fee is $200. For further information contact Mike Sparks by phone at (419) 738-6667 or (419) 236-8706 or e-mail at angieandmike@bright.net or Jon Derryberry by phone at (419) 236-8130 or e-mail at jon@alandavisinsurance.com.

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SCOREBOARD GOLF Arrowhead Golf Course Arrowhead Ladies Play of the day: One-Putt Greens Championship flight: first, Vicki Schwartz; Second, Hank Winner First flight: first, Barb Woehrmyer; second, tie, Phyllis Baumer and Jane Kaylor Second flight: first, Susan Quellhorst; second, Kaye Winte, Shira Elder and Bev Applegate Results of Putt Pot: Phyllis Baumer and Vicki Schwartz

Golf tour The Associated Press All Times EDT PGA TOUR ST. JUDE CLASSIC Site: Memphis, Tenn. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: TPC Southwind (7,239 yards, par 70). Purse: $5.6 million. Winner’s share: $1,008,000. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 8:3011:30 p.m.) and CBS (SaturdaySunday, 3-6 p.m.). Last year: Harrison Frazar won his first PGA Tour title, beating Robert Karlsson with a par on the third hole of a playoff. Last week: Tiger Woods rallied to win the Memorial to match tournament host Jack Nicklaus for second place on the PGA Tour career victory list with 73. Woods birdied three of the final four holes, holing a 50-foot flop shot on the par-3 16th, for a two-stroke victory over Rory Sabbatini and Andres Romero. Woods also won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. Notes: The U.S. Open is next week at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. … Second-ranked Rory McIlroy is in the field. The U.S. Open champion has missed three straight cuts worldwide, shooting 71-79 in the Memorial. He won the Honda Classic in March. … Dustin Johnson is making his second straight start after missing 11 weeks because of a back injury. He tied for the 19th in the Memorial. … Graeme McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open champion, also is in the field. … Lee Westwood, the 2010 winner, is skipping the tournament to play in the European Tour’s Nordea Masters. … Al Geiberger shot the first 59 in PGA Tour history in his 1977 victory at Colonial Country Club. … John Cook had a tournament-record 26-under 258 total in 1996, shooting 64-62-63-69. Online: http://www.pgatour.com LPGA TOUR LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Pittsford, N.Y. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Locust Hill Country Club (6,506 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.5 million. Winner’s share: $375,000. Golf Channel Television: (Thursday, noon-2:30 p.m.; Friday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., noon-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 2-7 p.m., 9:30-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.1:30 p.m., 2-7 p.m., 9:30-12:30 a.m.). Last year: Yani Tseng won by 10 strokes, finishing at 19-under 269 to match the lowest score in an LPGA Tour major. At 22, she became the youngest player to win four LPGA majors. The victory was the third of her seven 2011 LPGA Tour titles, including another major win in the Women’s British Open. The Taiwanese star also won the 2008 event at Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace, Md. Last week: Stacy Lewis won the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, N.J., for her second victory in her last three starts. The former Arkansas star jumped from seventh to third in the world to replace Cristie Kerr as the top-ranked U.S. player. Katherine Hull was second, four strokes back. Notes: The major tournament moved to Locust Hill, a longtime regular LPGA Tour stop, in 2010 after five years at Bulle Rock. … The top-ranked Tseng has three victories this year. … Kerr won the 2010 tournament by 12 strokes for the last of her 14 LPGA Tour victories. She finished at 19 under. … Sun Young Yoo won the first major of the season, the Kraft Nabisco in early April. … The tour is off next week. The Manulife Financial LPGA Classic is June 21-24 in Waterloo, Ontario. Online: http://www.lpga.com CHAMPIONS TOUR REGIONS TRADITION Site: Birmingham, Ala. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Shoal Creek (7,197 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.2 million. Winner’s share: $330,000. Golf Channel Television: (Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 7:309:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 7:309:30 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.). Last year: Tom Lehman won the last of his three 2011 titles, beating Peter Senior with a par on the second hole of a playoff. Last week: Jay Haas won the Principal Charity Classic for the third time, matching the tournament record at 16 under for a fivestroke victory. Haas also won the Iowa event in 2007 and 2008. Notes: The tournament, the

second of the Champion Tour’s five major championships is in its second season at Jack Nicklaus-designed Shoal Creek after four years at The Crosswater Club in Sunriver, Ore. … Shoal Creek was the site of the PGA Championship in 1984 and 1990. In 1990, Shoal Creek’s all-white membership and remarks club founder Hall Thompson made that the club wouldn’t be pressured into accepting black members sparked a controversy. The club now has black members, including former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. … In the first major of the season, England’s Roger Chapman won the Senior PGA Championship two weeks ago at Harbor Shores in Michigan. … Fred Funk won in 2008 and 2010 in Sunriver. … The tour is off next week. Play will resume June 22-24 with the Montreal Championship. Online: http://www.pgatour.com EUROPEAN TOUR NORDEA MASTERS Site: Stockholm. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Bro Hof Slott Golf Club (7,607 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.87 million. Winner’s share: $311,875. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon; Saturday-Sunday, 7:30-11:30 a.m.). Last year: Alexander Noren became the fifth Swedish player to win the event, finishing with a 5over 77 in windy conditions for a seven-stroke victory. He shot a course-record 63 in the third round to take an 11-stroke lead. Last week: Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee won the Wales Open for his fifth European Tour title, finishing at 6 under for a onestroke victory. Notes: Third-ranked Lee Westwood tops the field along with Sergio Garcia, Noren and fellow Swedes Peter Hanson and Richard S. Johnson. Hanson won the 2008 event, and Johnson took the 2010 title. Noren withdrew from the Wales Open because of a back injury after opening his title defense with an 81. … The tournament, called the Scandinavian Masters from 1991 to 2010, is in its fourth year at Bro Hof Slott. … Jesper Parnevik won in 1995 at Barseback to become the first Swede to win a European Tour event in Sweden. He also won in 1998 at Kungsangen. … The Saint Omer Open is next week in France, opposite the U.S. Open. Online: http://www.europeantour.com NATIONWIDE TOUR Mexico Open Site: Leon, Mexico. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: El Bosque Country Club (7,701 yards, par 72). Purse: $625,000. Winner’s share: $112,500. Television: None. Last year: Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton won his first professional title, closing with a 7-under 65 for a twostroke victory. He went on to finish 13th on the money list to earn a PGA Tour card. Last week: James Hahn won the Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, N.C., for his first tour title, beating Scott Parel with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. Notes: South Georgia Classic winner Luke List leads the money list with $223,848. The final top 25 will earn 2013 PGA Tour cards. … The tour is off next week. Play will resume June 21-24 with the Wichita Open. Online: http://www.pgatour.com OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN CANADIAN TOUR: Times Colonist Island Savings Open, Thursday-Sunday, Uplands Golf Club, Victoria, British Columbia. Online: http://www.cantour.com SUNSHINE TOUR: Vodacom Origins of Golf, Wednesday-Friday, Zebula Country Club, Limpopo, Africa. Online: South http://www.sunshinetour.com EUROPEAN SENIOR TOUR: Seniors Championship, PGA Thursday-Sunday, De Vere Slaley Hall, Hexham, England. Online: http://www.europeantour.com CHALLENGE EUROPEAN TOUR: Karnten Golf Open, ThursKlagenfurt-Selday-Sunday, tenheim Golf Club, Klagenfurt, Austria. Online: http://www.europeantour.com WOMEN SYMETRA TOUR: Ladies Titan Tire Challenge, Friday-Sunday, Hunters Ridge Golf Course, Iowa. Online: Marion, http://www.symetratour.com LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Ladies Slovak Open, Friday-Sunday, Golf Resort Tale, Brezno, SloOnline: vakia. http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Suntory Ladies Open, Thursday-Sunday, Rokko International Golf Club, Japan. Online: Hyogo, http://www.lpga.or.jp

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Standings National League The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Washington .........30 22 .577 Miami ..................31 23 .574 New York.............31 24 .564 ½ Atlanta ................29 25 .537 2

Philadelphia .......28 28 .500 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati ...........30 23 .566 Pittsburgh...........27 26 .509 3 St. Louis ..............28 27 .509 3 Milwaukee ..........24 30 .444 6½ Houston...............23 31 .426 7½ Chicago ...............18 36 .33312½ West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles.........34 21 .618 San Francisco .....31 24 .564 3 Arizona................25 30 .455 9 Colorado ..............24 30 .444 9½ San Diego............18 37 .327 16 Monday’s Games St. Louis 5, N.Y. Mets 4 San Francisco 3, Chicago Cubs 2 L.A. Dodgers 4, Philadelphia 3 Colorado 4, Arizona 0 Tuesday’s Games L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Wednesday’s Games San Francisco (Bumgarner 6-4) at San Diego (Richard 2-6), 6:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 7-2) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 2-4), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Hefner 1-2) at Washington (E.Jackson 1-3), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Delgado 3-5) at Miami (Jo.Johnson 3-3), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Lincoln 3-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 5-3), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 4-6) at Houston (Norris 5-2), 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Maholm 4-4) at Milwaukee (Greinke 6-2), 8:10 p.m. Colorado (Outman 0-1) at Arizona (Miley 6-2), 9:40 p.m. Thursday’s Games L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 3:35 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m. American League At A Glance All Times EDT By The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay..........31 23 .574 Baltimore ............30 24 .556 1 New York.............29 24 .547 1½ Boston .................28 26 .519 3 Toronto ................28 26 .519 3 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago ...............31 23 .574 Cleveland ............28 25 .528 2½ Detroit.................25 29 .463 6 Kansas City ........23 30 .434 7½ Minnesota ...........21 33 .389 10 West Division W L Pct GB Texas ...................32 23 .582 Los Angeles.........28 28 .500 4½ Seattle .................25 32 .439 8 Oakland ..............24 31 .436 8 Monday’s Games Minnesota 10, Kansas City 7 Seattle 8, L.A. Angels 6 Oakland 12, Texas 1 Tuesday’s Games Cleveland at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Cleveland (J.Gomez 3-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 5-3), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 6-2), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (W.Chen 4-2) at Boston (Beckett 4-5), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 1-4) at Kansas City (F.Paulino 3-1), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Morrow 6-3) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 1-0), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Noesi 2-6) at L.A. Angels (Williams 6-2), 10:05 p.m. Texas (Lewis 4-4) at Oakland (Colon 4-6), 10:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games Cleveland at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.

Cibulkova 6-4, 6-1; No. 21 Sara Errani beat No. 10 Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6 (2). Stat of the Day: 4 - Match points saved by Djokovic against Tsonga. Quote of the Day: “There is really not any rational explanation or a word that can describe what you’re supposed to do when you’re match points down.” - Djokovic. Wednesday’s Quarterfinals: No. 2 Rafael Nadal vs. No. 12 Nicolas Almagro; No. 4 Andy Murray vs. No. 6 David Ferrer; No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 23 Kaia Kanepi; No. 4 Petra Kvitova vs. qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova. Wednesday’s Forecast: Partly cloudy, with a chance of rain and gusts of wind. High of 70 degrees (21 C). Online: http://www.rolandgarros.com/index.html

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The NFL’s offseason has been dominated by litigation. A look at the various cases, some settled, some likely to last for months. SAINTS BOUNTIES Players’ union files two grievances with separate arbitrators, seeking to remove NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell from punishing players. Arbitrator Stephen Burbank rules that Goodell has authority to discipline players in Saints’ bounty program. Union is appealing, claiming CBA reached last August to end lockout gives Burbank power to impose penalties, if necessary. New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma is suspended for 2012 season, and DE Will Smith for four games. Former Saints LB Scott Fujita, now with Browns, is docked for three games. But Burbank also invites Goodell to clarify basis for his eightgame suspension of Anthony Hargrove, now with Packers, who was found by league to have lied to investigators and obstructed investigation. Union also has asked arbitrator Shyam Das to prohibit Goodell from punishing players for any conduct before the CBA was signed last August. The league’s investigation showed the bounty program ran from 2009-11. Das has yet to rule on that grievance, which also seeks to have player appeals heard by Art Shell and Ted Cottrell, who are jointly appointed by the league and union to review discipline handed out for on-field conduct. DEFAMATION Vilma has sued Goodell in U.S. District Court in New Orleans for defamation. Goodell has until July 5 to respond to charges that he “relied on, at best, hearsay, circumstantial evidence and lies” in making comments about Vilma while discussing the NFL’s bounty investigation of the Saints. Goodell has said Vilma was a leader of the team’s bounty program that put up thousands of dollars for hits on targeted players. SALARY CAP Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys file grievance after they are docked total of $46 million of salary cap room in 2012 and ‘13 for overspending in 2010, an uncapped year. Redskins had cap reduced $36 million over the two years and Cowboys lost $10 million in cap space. Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL and teams don’t appeal. COLLUSION NFLPA files complaint in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, which oversees the Reggie White settlement covering NFL labor matters, and accuses NFL of having secret salary cap in uncapped 2010 season. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith says such collusion could have cost players $1 billion in wages. This lawsuit stems, in part, from NFL stripping Redskins and Cowboys of salary cap space for 2012 and ‘13. League says union has no grounds for action and is prohibited from filing it by collective bargaining agreement. OFFICIALS This one hasn’t gotten to court, but did wind up in mediation — for all of two sessions. CBA expired after last season, and league is looking into hiring replacement officials. Players’ union is supporting officials, saying NFL is toying with player safety by considering replacements. RETIREES A lawsuit filed against the NFLPA by retirees, with Pro Football Hall of Famer Carl Eller the lead plaintiff, gets dismissed by a federal judge in Minnesota. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson rules retirees had no legal right to hundreds of millions of dollars in additional post-career benefits they TENNIS claimed they lost during lockout talks last year. French Open at a glance Eller’s attorneys argued curPARIS (AP) — A look at the rent players and their lawyers had French Open on Tuesday: no right to bargain with NFL ownWeather: Cloudy, with brief ers about retiree benefits because drizzles. High of 64 degrees (18 C). they weren’t legally a union last Attendance: 26,683. summer. Men’s Quarterfinals: No. 1 COACHES VS. PLAYERS Novak Djokovic beat No. 5 Jo-WilPlayers association sues NFL fried Tsonga 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6- Coaches Association in D.C. Supe1; No. 3 Roger Federer beat No. 9 rior Court for about $650,000, sayJuan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-7 (4), ing it loaned the coaches’ group 6-2, 6-0, 6-3. that amount to cover payroll and Women’s Quarterfinals: No. 6 other expenses but hasn’t been paid Sam Stosur beat No. 15 Dominika back.

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Gateway project progressing

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Making their marks Students from the Houston High School Class of 2013 spray over Dawson Road. Standing on top of the ladder is Tyler paint their names Monday onto the railroad bridge that goes Davis, 17, of Sidney, son of Joe and Lisa Davis.

MAYOR to purchase this parcel. Their acquisition of this property will benefit them and ultimately, the entire community. “Some months ago, the West Ohio Development Council conducted a series of round table discussions with the chief executives of some of our major employers. One of the themes that emerged from those meetings was the need to improve the first impression for visitors to the city. Using grant monies from the Ohio Department of Transportation and from local industries, the southern quadrants of Exit 92 were enhanced with plantings in the spring. We expect to be able to plant the northern quadrants in the fall,” Barhorst explained.

From Page 1 Traffic counts indicate that the Interstate 75/Ohio 47 interchange is the primary gateway to the city of Sidney. The design for the interchange, created by Jacyn Design Group, provide for the beautification of the interchange and the surrounding area to create an inviting and aesthetically pleasing impression upon those driving into the community. “These are the first phases of The Gateway Project, which was envisioned as a way to welcome visitors to the city of Sidney,” Barhorst said. “Another phase includes the acquisition and demolition of this property. When we have raised the necessary dollars from our partners, this property will be land-

Council plans midyear retreat

scaped in a way that compliments the initial phases — the quadrants of the interstate exchange. As we proceed Sidney City Council has scheduled a midyear rewith developing the de- treat June 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the first floor confersign, we’ll share those ence room at the municipal building. additional details with Council will review the status of goals and obthe public.” jectives established in its February retreat and also receive an update on the city’s financial status. In compliance with Ohio’s Revised Code, the meeting will be open to the public. From Page 1

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Park Director Duane Gaier updated Recreation Board members on the city’s Interstate 75 Gateway project during the board’s June meeting Monday afternoon. He said the beautification project at the I-75 and Ohio 47 exchange was completed May 29. More than 2,500 individual plants and trees have been installed on either side of the interstate approach funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation and a gift from Emerson Climate Technologies. The ODOT Grant provided $28,000 for trees and plantings and Emerson’s gift totaled $20,000. The city provided labor and materials for the landscaping which was done by K & R. Landscaping of Leipsic. Gaier showed architect’s drawings of the project and photos of its various phases in a power point presentation to board members. Jennie Rogers, recreation specialist, reported there were 200 paid admissions and 291 passes honored for the opening of the municipal swimming pool Saturday and Sunday. Reporting on Mayfest Soccer, Gaier told board members 128 Ohio teams participated, including 16 local teams. A total of 250 games were played. He said several coaches commented local playing fields were the best their teams had played on. Board members elected Kelty Inman chairman and Mary Jannides secretary during the annual rotation of officers.

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Luce gets alumni award Retired Sidney Municipal Court Judge Donald Luce received his Dedham, Mass., high school’s 2012 Outstanding Alumni award reLuce cently. The award, a plaque with a photograph of the recipient and description of the judge’s life accomplishments, was made during the school’s Senior Class Evening. A matching plaque is mounted for display in the high school’s foyer. It is presented annually to Dedham graduates being recognized for the significant contributions they have made to their community and society in general. Luce is a 1966 graduate of Dedham High School. The recognition and award is similar to Sidney High School’s Hall of Honor.

Warvel resignation accepted FORT LORAMIE — During a special meeting Thursday, the Fort Loramie Board of Education accepted the resignation of David Warvel Warvel as junior-senior high school principal. His resignation is effective July 31. Warvel will become superintendent of the Bradford Exempted Village School District Aug. 1. He succeeds Jeff Patrick as Brafford’s superintendent. Warvel has served the local school district as principal since 2009. His three-year contract as superintendent was announced May 23 by the Bradford Board of Education. Warvel and his wife, Babette, will continue to reside in Minster on Lake Loramie.

Contact Executive Editor Jeff Billiel with story ideas by phone at (937) 498-5962; email, jbilliel@sdnccg.com; or by fax, (937) 498-5991.

Sidney native’s book offers geologic history of U.S. Tawawa Park’s Big Rock among sites noted The Big Rock in Tawawa Park, a familiar sight for Shelby County picnickers and dog-walkers and a longtime challenge for youngsters eager to explore, now has a Dickas new claim to fame. In the new book, “101 American Geo-Sites You’ve Gotta See,” Big Rock is one of three sites from Ohio. Author Albert B. Dickas, a native of Sidney and wellknown writer to readers of the Shelby County Historical Society’s “Historical Highlights,” trains his geologist’s spyglass on the rock not only to reveal its composition — what he terms “garden-variety granite” — but to trace its origin in southeastern Canada and the journey of some 700 miles that brought the 103-ton behemoth to rest in its present-day leafy home. Dickas put aside his personal memories of skinned knees and rampant curiosity that marked the times he climbed the rock as an 11-

year-old to trace his fingers through the names etched on it (including that of William Binkley, his great-grandfather) to focus on geologic history, since this book is designed to provide background for travelers interested in learning how the history of the United States has evolved over billions of years. Included are volcanoes, fossils, boulder fields, meteoritic impact sites, salt domes, singing sands and dancing rocks, to name just a few. Featuring easy-to-understand maps and charts, line drawings, and photographs, the book includes at least one site in each state, plus an introductory section on age-dating, the plate tectonics theory and the geologic history of the earth. Having graduated from Holy Angels High School, Dickas received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Miami University in Oxford, before earning his Ph.D. at Michigan State University. After some years working in the oil industry in California and Louisiana, he joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, where he spent 31 years. He is the author of

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“101 AMERICAN Geo-Sites You’ve Gotta See,” written by Sidney native Albert B. Dickas, includes Big Rock in Tawawa Park as one of three sites in Ohio. more than 31 scientific papers and has lectured widely to both scholarly audiences and the general public. “101 American Geo-Sites You’ve Gotta See” has been published by Mountain Press Publishing in Missoula, Mont., widely known for the

City Council visits fire station, plant Learns about new equipment In lieu of its first-of-themonth work session at the municipal building, Sidney City Council Monday night met at Fire Station 1 to view the fire department’s recently purchased in-vehicle mobile-data terminals and thermal-imaging cameras. Deputy Fire Chief Ron Wolfe demonstrated the new equipment that fire vehicles now carry. Council members were then transported to the city’s wastewater treatment plant where Brian Schultz, plant superintendent, discussed an expansion required for an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency mandate and a lime lagoon discharge-pipe project, also ordered by OEPA. Following the discussion, Schultz led council on a tour of the facility.

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LISTENING TO Sidney wastewater plant Superintendent Brian Schultz (center) during their tour of the plant Monday are City Council members (clockwise) Katie McMillan and Tom Miller, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst and council member Janet Born. Council was updated on future plans of the plant as well as basic information on its daily operations.

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popular “Roadside Geology” series. Copies are available from the publisher, as well as on amazon.com and in major bookstores. Shelby County Historical Society also has copies for sale in its bookstore and through its website.

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Artists at work Chloe Richardson (l-r), 10, of Anna; Karli Hiler, 7, of Sidney; and Kendall Inman, 7, of Sidney, create replicas of Chihuly-style macchias during Art in the Parks Tuesday morning at Custenborder Field. The bowls with warped edges were made from coffee filters and were meant to reflect the works of artist Dale Chihuly. Chloe is the daughter of Titeka Richardson and Andy Doak. Karli is the daughter of Mindy and Mike Hiler. Kendall is the daughter of Missy and Craig Inman.

JACKSON CENTER — The village will sponsor a Community Cleanup Day June 23 from 8 a.m. to noon. Household garbage, waste and large-item trash and junk may be brought to 110 S. Linden St. across from the Safety Building. Items not acceptable include appliances or dehumidifiers with freon, auto and petroleum products, garden waste, fertilizers and pesticides, paint thinners and solvents, fluorescent lights, ammunition and photographic chemicals. The village’s annual Community Garage Sale will be held June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. Maps will be available at Pro Hardware store the morning of the event.

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Open house planned reconstruction project prior to paving. Grandview Drive is being reground and resurfaced, and street installation has been finished and paving has started on the Industrial Drive extension. Barrett Paving will be paving contracted streets during June. Ruhenkamp Farm Drainage has been working on village main sanitation lines with a camera. Phil Barhorst has reported findings and outlined problem areas. He has detailed reports copied to a CD for review. After camera work is completed on sanitary lines, they will be working on laterals. The village will need to prioritize problem areas and schedule work over time. A report of findings and work to be performed will be sent

quarterly to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. An ordinance governing the use and operation of golf carts within the village was proposed. Council decided to withdraw the ordinance and authorize Steve Schaffner, police chief, to inspect golf carts. Farm lease bids were opened and after review by the mayor and administrator, Doug Gehret’s bid of $305 per acre was accepted, and a lease was signed. Photo provided Tumbush Construc- STEVE SHALTRY and family enjoy his antique wooden speedboat that will be tion presented a among items displayed during the Lake Loramie Heritage Museum’s Boat and $76,247.40 payment re- Tackle show June 16. quest for installing the Industrial Park street. Payment was approved by council. Mayor Eilerman read a letter of congratulation from state officials on the village’s approaching 175th anniversary.

On the waterfront

Third annual boat, tackle show moves to Earl’s Island Pavilion

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Checking out Fort Loramie High School library/media center coordinator Bill Courtney spends a final moment in the center before ending his 35 years in classroom education this year The Fort Loramie resident joined local schools 27 years ago in 1985. While he’s leaving the classroom, school officials say he will continue to coach girls junior varsity basketball and softball.

Business grad accepts position FORT LORAMIE — Nate Ruhenkamp, of Fort Loramie, has accepted a sales position with Ashley Ward, a Cincinnati-based company that manufactures precision machine parts. The son of Dave and Lisa Ruhenkamp of Fort Loramie and a Fort Loramie High School grad-

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hand to take photographs of the boats and owners. Lunch will be available for a donation. The event is free to anyone interested in spending time at the lake and viewing the exhibits. Friends of the Lake Loramie Heritage Museum will be volunteering their time to run the event and provide the food. For additional information on the event, residents may contact Lynn Smith (419) 628-2024 lynncharsmith@roadrunner.com; Steve Shaltry (937) 548-2486 sshaltry@woh.rr.com or Lake Loramie State Park Office 295- 2011. Two other popular events will be held during the summer at the museum. The third annual free, historic pontoon rides by Friends of the Museum will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., July 14 at the Pavilion. Those desiring to take a ride will register at the site and be taken for an interesting journey on a first registered, first served basis.

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FORT LORAMIE — A large variety of boats, motor and fishing tackle on display as the Lake Loramie Heritage Museum presents its third annual show, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Loramie State Park-Earl’s Island Pavilion, 12440 State Route 362 southeast of Minster. The move to expanded hours and a new location for the show was necessary due to increased attendance and more interest on the part of old boat owners for a larger venue to exhibit. At the pavilion there is plenty of parking, and boats can be shown either in the water (boat ramps available) or displayed on land. Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 boat exhibitors who register when they arrive. The 40-by-60-foot pavilion features many available picnic tables. A playground will all be available for use by any children who are attending. A professional photographer will be on

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FORT LORAMIE — During village council’s May meeting, Tony Schmitmeyer, village administrator, announced an open house for the new water treatment plant is being planned for June 15, from 1 to 4 p.m., and June 16, from 10 a.m. until noon. He also reported he and village employee Craig Bergman have passed requirements for industrial vegetation licensing and will be taking mosquito control testing. The police committee recommended increasing the police department budget. A meeting with the finance committee was suggested by council. Project updates from the street committee included problems with curb height and driveway approaches for the Sawmill/Hickory Street


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100 years June 6, 1912 Louis P. Kraft, of the firm of Montanus and Kraft, shoe dealers, has the interest of Sunday Monday Today Tonight Thursday Friday Saturday LOCAL OUTLOOK purchased his deceased partner and will conduct the business in the future. Mr. Kraft entered the store as a clerk 14 years Partly Partly Partly Partly Partly Partly Partly ago and with the excepcloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy High: 72° Low: 52° High: 78° High: 85° High: 85° High: 85° High: 88° Lots of sun is ex- tion of several months Low: 55° Low: 62° Low: 62° Low: 62° Low: 65° pected after today with a during which he served as a member of Comgradual rise pany L during the Spanin temish-American War, he perahas been continually emtures. ployed at the store. Summer ––––– weather Earl Lee, who has will be been successful in the back by handling of several imTemperature Precipitation Sunrise/Sunset t h e portant real estate deals weekend. High Friday............................64 Friday .................................0.92 Wednesday’s sunset..9:04 p.m. recently, has decided to Low Friday.............................48 Saturday.............................0.03 Thursday’s sunrise.....6:07 a.m. go into that business on High Saturday .......................71 Sunday..............................none Thursday’s sunset......9:04 p.m. an extensive scale and Low Saturday........................49 Monday .............................none will probably open a regHigh Sunday .........................78 Month to date.....................0.95 ular real estate office Low Sunday ..........................51 Year to date......................12.95 within a few days. High Monday.........................77 ––––– Low Monday..........................51 The Republican State Source: The Sidney Wastewater Treatment Plant, official weather reporting station for Convention in Columbus Shelby County, and the U.S. Naval Observatory. For current daytime conditions, low/high adopted the Taft entemperatures, go to AccuWeather.com. dorsement resolution by a viva voice vote defeating the amendment to National forecast City/Region endorse Roosevelt for Forecast highs for Wednesday, June 6 Sunny Pt. Cloudy Cloudy High | Low temps Forecast for Wednesday, June 6 President. The vote was as follows: for Taft’s deleMICH. gates 390 1/2 votes; for Cleveland Roosevelt delegates 362 Toledo 72° | 55° 74° | 51° 1/2.

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Pessary props up fallen organs DEAR DR. like a hammock DONOHUE: I that spans the have a prolapsed lower pelvis bladder. My doctor from right to left wants me to try a and front to pessary. It scares back. Age, childme. It can move birth and the around and go out diminution of esof place. I am very trogen that active. A pessary To your comes with sounds like I canmenopause are good not do anything some of the that might disturb health things that it. Isn’t there some Dr. Paul G. weaken this supother way to fix porting floor. The Donohue this bladder? — bladder, the V.P. uterus or the rectum can ANSWER: “Prolapse” fall downward due to means an organ — lack of pelvic floor mostly pelvic organs — strength. Sometimes it have fallen downward. happens to all three. It’s something that hapA fallen bladder is a pens to the bladder, source of discomfort and uterus and rectum, three might lead to the loss of pelvic structures that lie urine control. in close proximity to each You have a wrong idea other and rest on the of pessaries. They’re pelvic floor. The floor is small gadgets, inserted an amalgam of muscles, into the vagina, that prop ligaments and fascia up the pelvic floor so the (tough tissue that pro- pelvic organs stay where vides support). It looks they should. Pessaries

don’t inhibit your activity. You can become a professional weightlifter if you wish. The initial period of using one is a trial period to see which of the more than 13 kinds of pessaries is best for you and which size is the most appropriate. It’s easy to insert a pessary and to remove it. All your doctor wants you to do is give it a try. I’m sure you’ll be pleasantly surprised at what it does for you and how easy it is to use. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have a problem that I hesitate to bring up to the doctor. For the past year, on more than four occasions, my foreskin has torn during intercourse. I am then out of commission for a week or two. I am constantly worried that it will happen again, and that makes relations a source

of anxiety to me. What do you think I should do? — J.G. You’re ANSWER: going to have to talk to a doctor to get this fixed. A simple solution would be a circumcision. It would end the problem for all time. Talk to your family doctor, or have that doctor refer you to a urologist. This isn’t something that ought to embarrass you. It’s something seen by doctors regularly.

June 6, 1937 Sidney will have a five team city softball league this coming season as a result of an enthusiastic meeting of team managers and commission members held as the Daily News office last night. The five teams to play in the league are Sidney Dairy, Monarch, Prima, Wagners and Sidney C.C.C. ––––– The annual strawberry festival of the Sidney post office was enjoyed last evening in the Kiwanis dining room of the Ohio building, and took the form of a supper party. Dick Neville, a new member of the force as a substitute clerk, was the host. Thirty-five carriers and clerks of the force, together with Postmaster W.B. Swonger, and former Postmaster, Harry Oldham, were present. Griffis Jenkins, recently appointed as a temporary substitute, was a guest with the other members of the force. ––––– The theft of a Ford Tudor, 1935 model, green colored, automobile belonging to Don Potter, was reported to the police officers this morning. The car was stolen sometime after midnight while parked in front of Mr. Potter’s home on South Miami Avenue. Inside the car was a brief case containing a lot of insurance papers.

Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. 50 years Box 536475, Orlando, FL June 6, 1962 32853-6475. Readers may Mr. and Mrs. Walter also order health newsletters from www.rbma- Ambros and their sons, Dale and Norman, of mall.com. West Montra, were guests in Columbus Sat-

urday to attend the reunion of the class of 1932 from Capital University. Mr. Ambros was a member of that class. ––––– An entire community turned out Sunday afternoon to honor Josephine Franzer, first grade teacher in Osgood, who has taught through a three-generation span for 46 years and who has retired this spring. During her career as teacher Miss Franzer started more than 600 pupils on reading, writing, and arithmetic. A cake in the shape of the school building where the Miss Franzer taught was baked by the wife of a former pupil, Leo Rutschilling. ––––– A new device which permits delicate eye surgery by the use of an intense light beam (laser) rather than a knife has been tested by Presbyterian Hospital researchers in New York City.

25 years June 6, 1987 Minster High School graduates were urged to use their talents and gifts to better the world during commencement exercises Sunday at the high school. Seventyfour seniors received their diplomas. Addressing their classmates were the Valedictorian Scott Allen Bergman, coSalutatorians Christina Marie Fortkamp, and Brian Andrew Watercutter. ––––– The 67 members of Anna High School class of 1987 were advised to cultivate a loving heart and a positive attitude. Angela Kae Ailes was Valedictorian with Deron Keith Coy was named Salutatorian according to Principal Earnie Jones. ––––– State Sen Robert Cupp spoke at Botkins graduation reminding the graduates of their role in shaping the country’s future. Sarah Gross achieved a 4.0 grade point average was named as Valedictorian. Vickie Lynn Kohler with a grade point average of 3.97 was the Salutatorian. ––––– These news items from past issues of the Sidney Daily News are compiled by the Shelby County Historical Society (498-1653) as a public service to the community. Local history on the Internet! www.shelbycountyhistory.org

Woman who’s single wants to keep it that way DEAR ABBY: would be, the last I’m a 28-year-old, thing I want to do newly single feis lead anyone on male who has or give him the never been hapwrong imprespier. I’ve had a sion. When I do couple of longdecide to start term relationlooking, it will be ships that didn’t for no one less turn out well, so than my Prince Dear my quiet, uncomCharming, and I Abby plicated life is redon’t regard any Abigail freshing. of these men as Van Buren that. Going out All I’m looking for now is to make with girlfriends is new friends and enjoy hard because they’re myself. mostly married with chilA few guys have asked dren. me for my phone number What and when is the — usually through social best way to tell guys that, networking — and have as much as I enjoy their suggested getting to- company, I am looking gether for a couple of only for friendship at this drinks. As nice as that time?

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Much loved and sadly missed by: Husband Gary, Sons Robert & Justin, Stacy (fiance of Justin) Grandson Austin, Granddaughter Katie, Sisters Cheryl & Mary, Brothers, Greg & Terry, Sister in Laws Deb & Kay, Brother in Law David, Nieces and Nephews, Mother Betty & the late Bob Bodenmiller


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LAND CONTRACT, 3 bedroom, 2 car garage, $3500 down, $520 Monthly includes taxes, insurance, (937)638-0581

FREEZER Frigidaire upright, frost free, 5 years old. Like new. 13.7 cubic foot. $245, (937)335-7826

ARMOIRE, very solid wood, rustic finish, bottom and top doors open. Can be used for storage, entertainment center, etc. Can email/ text photos, $200. Call (937)538-8601

BED, Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set. New, still in plastic! $159 Can Deliver! (937)550-9221

RIDING MOWER, Ariens, only used once, bought for $1386, will sell for $1186. (937)339-0162

BED, Queen size solid maple with 1 year old box springs & mattress, with set of sheets & comforter, excellent condition, $240, (937)524-2748

BATTERIES New 6 volt golf cart batteries. $79.99 while supplies last. (937)394-2223

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, solid cherry, 7'x4', will hold 42" TV, $300. Bookcase, solid cherry, 7'x4', $300. Rocker/ recliner, ocean blue, good shape, $50. Kitchen cabinet, white wood, room for microwave, $100. Christmas tree, 7', pre-lit green with pinecones, 1 year old, $75. New Christmas Village, several buildings, trees, lights, etc, $50. (937)492-8899. ORGAN, Baldwin, in good condition, $35, luanmurphy@gmail.com. (419)230-4713.

Sheriff’s Sale of Real Estate Revised Code, Section 2329.25 No. 11CV000366 The State of Ohio, Shelby County GMAC Mortgage, LLC, Plaintiff vs. William D. Walker II, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the second floor lobby of the Courthouse in the above named county, on Wednesday, the 13th day of June, 2012 at 10:00AM the following described real estate, situate in the County of Shelby and State of Ohio, and City of Sidney, to wit: Situated in the County of Shelby, in the State of Ohio and in the City of Sidney, and bounded and described as follows: Being the North Half (N 1/2) of In-Lot Number Three Hundred and Forty-Three (343) in the City of Sidney, in the City of Sidney, in said County and State aforesaid. Said Premises Located at 429 South Main Avenue, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $40,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% deposit John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, Ohio Angela D. Kirk, Attorney May 23, 30, June 6 2286618

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1996 SEA RAY 18.2 foot. Model 175BR, Mercruiser 3.0L motor, Shoreland'r trailer. Cover and accessories included. Excellent condition! $8500. (937)394-3151

1999 CHRYSLER SEBRING Sharp, chrome wheels, runs great, good gas mileage. $5500 or best offer. (937)526-3308

2-tone grey body, great shape, must see! Rebuilt transmission, new parts (have receipts). Can email pics. (402)340-0509

2000 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SLE Power sunroof, seats etc leather, Chrome wheels, Blue, 170,000 miles. Car is ready to go! $3800 (937)726-0273

2001 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SLE SEDAN 3800 V6 Front wheel drive, many new parts, 17" aluminum wheels, leather interior, power glass sunroof, 195,000 miles, runs great, all highway miles. $3750 O.B.O. (937)369-3636

2002 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE 98,000 miles, black, leather interior, CD, A/C, Onstar, 7 passenger, very well maintained, super clean. $6000 OBO. (937)335-5058

2003 FORD ESCAPE XLT 154,000 miles, dark green leather interior, CD, all power windows and locks, a/c, new tires, 3.0 V6 engine. Asking $5200. (937)638-1740 after 5pm

2006 BUICK LACROSSE New tires and battery, runs great, 91,000 miles. $7800 or best offer (937)773-3564 or (937)418-0641

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SECTION 2329.25 NO. 11CV000460 The State of Ohio, Shelby County US Bank National Association, as Trustee for SASCO Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-WF1, Plaintiff vs. Jill Puff, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the second floor lobby of the Courthouse in the above named county, on Wednesday, the 27th day of June, 2012 at 10:00AM the following described real estate, situate in the County of Shelby and State of Ohio, and Village of Jackson Center , to wit: Situated in the County of Shelby, in the State of Ohio and in the Village of Jackson Center, and bounded and described as follows: Being Inlot Number One Hundred Nineteen (119) in the incorporated Village of Jackson Center, Ohio, in Baughman's Fifth Addition to said Village. Said Premises Located at 107 Jackson Street, Jackson Center, OH 45334 Said Premises Appraised at $40,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% deposit Kelly A. Spengler, Attorney John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, Ohio June 6, 13, 20 2289230

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ANNA, 12921 Sharp Rd. Friday 9am-5pm. PROFORM Treadmill, 36" Sony TV, Home Interiors, Leapster system & games, DS games, childrens VHS tapes, toys, girls clothes 8-12, boys 6-10, girls twin bedding set.

FORT LORAMIE, 9800 Holthaus Road, (between Loramie & Osgood), Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-12pm, 3000 watt generator, Nice clothing all sizes, bikes for all ages, childrens toys, bedroom furniture, Lots of miscellaneous

FT LORAMIE 4550 St Rt 705. Friday 8-5. Saturday 8-1. FOUR FAMILIES!!!!! Tons of miscellaneous items, professional clothing and much much more! PEMBERTON 20977 St Rt 706. June 8th, 9th and 10th 9am-6pm. Jeanne's & girls yard sale! Antiques, collectibles, primitives. Lots of stuff.

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EXERCISE BIKE New BioDyno 250 Schwinn exercise bike. Paid $500, will let go for $350. (937)552-7657 Judy

FRIENDSHIP, Indiana, St. Rt. 62, June 9-17, open daily 9am. Friendship Flea Market. (812)667-5645. www.friendshipfleamarket.com

BY OWNER, Lemkuhl Landing, Waterfront cottage, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, gas fireplace, sunporch, (937)658-0112, (937)418-2623

2 BEDROOM, Michigan Street. Sidney, appliances, washer/ dryer hookup, NO PETS. $400 monthly. (937)638-0235

DRESSER with mirror, youth, black in color. $100. (937)622-1326 after 4pm.

ANNA 13330 Wenger Rd. Friday 8-4. Multi-Estate Sale! Tons of glassware, dishes, freezer, couch, and much more!

Absolute Auction 4 BEDROOM, 811 Clinton ave. Must sell! remodeled! 2 car garage, Central air. some owner financing. Call (937)417-0080

CEMETERY PLOTS, Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio, includes 2 lots and 2 vaults, Christus Section. sell at 1980 price, (937)773-3623.

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PIQUA, 1311 Maplewood Drive, Friday, Saturday, 8am-2pm, Furniture, household goods, medical equipment, Hill-Rom electric hospital bed, 2 lift chairs, roll top desk, tools, everything priced to sell, Cash Only! PIQUA, 6333 Troy-Sidney Road, Thursday NIGHT 6pm-9pm Friday 7am-6pm, HUGE BARN SALE! 2500 square foot filled with thousands of items to numerous to list! Tools, clothes, toys, antiques, collectibles, furniture, electronics, mowers, Everything must go! Priced Cheap! PIQUA, 809 North Sunset Drive, Thursday and Friday 9am-4pm, Multi Family Sale!!! Riding mower, leaf blower, chainsaws, power lift tailgate hitch mounted, generator 3250 watts, 2 lift chairs, T.V. center, bookcase, walker, bathtub chair, Gaither CDs, women clothing, lots of miscellaneous!! PORT JEFFERSON, 210 East Main Street, Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm, Large womens clothing, Porcelain bear collection, old tools, Riding mower, Charcoal smoker, gas grill, new Wagner paint sprayer, Lots of miscellaneous PORT JEFFERSON/ MAPLEWOOD East 47/10389 Fiebiger Dr. Friday and Saturday 9-5. COMMUNITY FRENZY!!! Multiple families with many treasures to sell. Duck boat, clothes, gym, tanning bed, home decor and much more! Don't miss this first time event! SIDNEY, 1246 Erie Court, Thursday & Friday 8am-3pm, Multi family! Kids clothes, hunting gear, furniture, toys, lots of miscellaneous

SIDNEY, 10908 Schenk, Friday 9am-2pm, Saturday 9am-noon, Multisale! Books, Family DVDs, furniture, toys, clothing for all ages/ genders, many baby items including stroller/ car seat, too much to list! SIDNEY 1113 Fairmont Dr. Friday 8-4, Saturday 8-1. Household sale! Must go! Dining table, dressers, tool box, tools, kitchen items, collectibles, books, furniture, and miscellaneous items.

SIDNEY, 2784 State Route 29. Thursday and Friday. 8am-1pm. Kids clothes boys/ girls 4-8, baby furniture/ bedding/ toys/ clothes, winter coats all sizes, men's/ women's clothes, housewares, tools, furniture, NEW Items added each day!

SIDNEY 1218 Rees Dr. Saturday only 9-3. MULTI-FAMILY! Children and adult clothes, toys, TV, kids shoes, books, DVD's, home decor, kitchenware, tools, and miscellaneous.

SIDNEY, 315 South Wagner Avenue, Friday, 9-3 & Saturday, 9amLarge Sale! Noon. Clothes for all ages: adult thru infant. Household doilies, miscellaneous, books & book sets, wagon, nice vintage items, too many items to list.

SIDNEY, 1305 East Hoewisher, Friday 9am-1pm, Saturday 9am-11am, Strollers, car seats, crib, toys, kids clothes 2T to youth 12, adult clothes, purses, bicycle trailer, miscellaneous.

SIDNEY 319 S Ohio Ave. (St John's Thrift Shop) Bag Sale- Monday June 4th-Saturday June 9th. "NEW SUMMER HOURS" MondayFriday 9-3, Saturday 10-1. $4-1st bag, $1-2nd bag, clothing items only. All non-clothing items half-off. Lydia's Vintage is excluded.

SIDNEY, 13275 Fort Loramie Swanders Road (between County Road 25A & Scott Road) Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8am-4pm, Large family sale! Kitchen items, microwave, decorative, seasonal items, toys, Childrens rechargeable riders, Hot Wheels, clothing women, boys size 6 and up, craft items, plus much more SIDNEY 1402 Garfield (off Bennett) ThursdaySaturday 8am-5pm. Kitchen stove, glassware, fishing, tools, household items, clothes XL-3XL, mens & womens, shoes, TV's, toys, video games, lots of miscellaneous. Priced to sell!

SIDNEY, 1620 Holly Place, June 7th - June 10th, 9am-5pm. Riding lawn mower, 10' swimming pool, girl's bike, girl's clothes NB to 14/16, books, a little bit of everything. SIDNEY 1628 Holly Place. Thursday and Friday 9-6. Everything must go!!! DVD players, fans, girls clothes 0-5T, bike, toys, books, linens.

SIDNEY, 200, 245, 253 Hillcrest Court, Thursday, Friday, 8am-4pm Saturday, 8am-12:30pm, Baby girls clothes 0-6T, Baby Boys cloths 0-9M, women's clothing, baby furniture, toys, furniture, electronics, appliances, workout equipment, home decor, too much to mention.

SIDNEY, 2134 Broadway, Friday only! 9am-?, Rain or shine! Household items, Christmas, like new games & toys, brand new miscellaneous, Everything clean & cheap!

SIDNEY, 327 Lunar Street, Friday 9:30am-3pm, Saturday 8am-noon, baby shoes, Maternity, girls nb-3t, clothes boys nb-12months, baby swing, bouncy seat, bumbo, bottles, books, Avent games, toys, dresser/ mirror, grill, computer desk, loveseat, scrapbook supplies, SU! Stamps

SIDNEY, 627 Sixth Ave, Saturday Friday, 8am-4pm, Rain/ shine! Baby clothes 0-12 months, fishing gear, air conditioner, lots apple decor, tools, toys, panda bear stuffed animals, collectible figurines/ Barbies, Dyson vacuum, too much to list! SIDNEY, 629 Thomas Drive, Saturday 8am-2pm, 3 families, Bakers rack, kids & adult clothing (girls 4-7, boys 5 and 10-16) Wagner Ware, kettle, Beam bottle, collectibles, perfumes, books, shoes, toys, pool, lawnmower, household miscellaneous SIDNEY, 9344 Pasco Montra Road, Thursday Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm, 5 family, new items added, antique tv, office equipment, dishes, bedding, Home Interior, name brand clothing, Ohio State items, Lots of miscellaneous, something for everyone! SIDNEY, 981 North Kuther Road (Across from Menards), Thursday & Friday 8am-5pm, Two family sale!, Womens clothing 14-1x, Yard tools, furniture, Mopar car, Lots more!

TROY, 1660 Woodlawn Drive (cross from Clopay St. Rt. 55), Thursday & Friday, 8am-3pm. Broyhill furniture, old dolls, chipper shredder, exercise equipment, oriental rug, linens, purses, children's shoes, miscellaneous.


Sidney Daily News, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

COURT OF COMMON PLEAS SHELBY COUNTY, OHIO Case No.: 12CV000080 Judge: James Stevenson LEGAL NOTICE IN SUIT FOR FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor by merger to Chase Home Finance, LLC, Plaintiff, -vsTony M. Williams aka Tony M. Williams, Sr., et al., Defendants. Tony M. Williams aka Tony M. Williams, Sr. and Jane Doe, name unknown, spouse of Tony M. Williams aka Tony M. Williams, Sr., whose last known address is 809 East Court Street, Sidney, OH 45365, and the unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, executors, administrators, spouses and assigns and the unknown guardians of minor and/or incompetent heirs of Tony M. Williams aka Tony M. Williams, Sr., all of whose residences are unknown and cannot by reasonable diligence be ascertained, will take notice that on the 7th day of March, 2012, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor by merger to Chase Home Finance, LLC filed its Complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Shelby County, Ohio in Case No. 12CV000080, on the docket of the Court, and the object and demand for relief of which pleading is to foreclose the lien of plaintiff's mortgage recorded upon the following described real estate to wit: Property Address: 809 East Court Street, Sidney, OH 45365, and being more particularly described in plaintiff's mortgage recorded in Mortgage Book 1657, page 286, of this County Recorder's Office. All of the above named defendants are required to answer within twenty-eight (28) days after last publication, which shall be published once a week for three consecutive weeks, or they might be denied a hearing in this case. Miranda S. Hamrick, Trial Counsel Ohio Supreme Court Reg. #0084960 LERNER, SAMPSON & ROTHFUSS Attorneys for Plaintiff P.O. Box 5480 Cincinnati, OH 45201-5480 (513) 241-3100 attyemail@lsrlaw.com May 30, June, 6, 13 2288116

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SECTION 2329.25 NO. 11CV000390 The State of Ohio, Shelby County JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff vs. Chad J. Remaklus, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the second floor lobby of the Courthouse in the above named county, on Wednesday, the 27th day of June, 2012 at 10:00AM the following described real estate, situate in the County of Shelby and State of Ohio, and Township of Yorkshire , to wit: Situate in the County of Shelby, State of Ohio, and in the Township of Cynthian, and bounded and described as follows: Situated in the Northwest Quarter of Section Twenty-Two (22), Township Eleven (11) North, Range Four (4) East, Cynthian Township, Shelby County, Ohio, being part of a 40 acre tract described in Deed Records Volume 146, Page 540, in the office of the Shelby County Recorder, and being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a spike found called over a stone at the Northwest corner of said Northwest quarter and in the intersection of Loy Road and Darke-Shelby Road; thence South 0 degrees 45' 15" East along the West line of said quarter and along DarkeShelby Road 380.00 feet to a spike set, being the true Point of Beginning for the tract herein described; thence North 89 degrees 15' 07" East along a new division line 621.40 feet to a point in the centerline of an existing ditch, witness an iron pin set South 89 degrees 15' 07" West 30.00 feet; thence South 28 degrees 30' 17" East along a new division line and along said ditch 186.46 feet to an iron pin set; thence South 5 degrees 45' 43" East along a new division line and along said ditch 227.87 feet to an iron pin set; thence South 55 degrees 35' 49" West along a new division line and along said ditch 93.84 feet to an iron pin set; thence North 83 degrees 18' 52" West along a new division line and along said ditch 231.95 feet to an iron pin set; thence South 89 degrees 15' 07" West along a new division line 420.00 feet to a spike set on the West line of said quarter and in said road; thence North 0 degrees 45' 15" West along said West line along said road 414.00 feet to the point of beginning, containing 6.715 acres, more or less. 6.563 acres exclusive of road right-of-way, being subject to legal highways and other easements of record. Bearings for the above description are based upon the North line of the Northeast quarter of Section 21 (North 89 degrees 15' 00" East) per prior survey. The above description was written and surveyed by James F. Stayton, Registered Surveyor #6739 from a survey plat made August 17, 2000. The above survey is recorded in Plat Book Volume 29, Page 51, in the office of the Shelby County Recorder. Said Premises Located at 7904 Darke Shelby County, Yorkshire, OH 45388 Said Premises Appraised at $120,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% deposit John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, Ohio Melissa N. Meinhart, Attorney June 6, 13, 20 2289228

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Village of Russia St. Remy Street Improvements Rebid Sealed Bids for the Village of Russia St. Remy Street Improvements Rebid will be received by the Village of Russia at the Village Hall, 232 W. Main Street, Russia, OH 45363 until Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 12:00pm, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. In general, the work consists of installation of curb and gutter, asphalt, and storm sewer on St. Remy Street within the Village. The Bidding Documents, which include drawings and specifications, may be examined and obtained at the office of Choice One Engineering Corporation, 440 E. Hoewisher Road, Sidney, OH 45365. Cost for the Bidding Documents is $50.00 and is non-refundable. Previous plan holders will receive the rebid documents free of charge. Bids must be signed and submitted on the separate bidding forms included in the Bidding Documents, sealed in a properly identified envelope, and shall be accompanied by either a Bid Guaranty Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid amount or by a certified check, cashier’s check, or letter of credit on a solvent bank in the amount of not less than 10% of the amount of the Bid, subject to conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders. The successful BIDDER will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid. Each Bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the Bid and all persons interested therein. Each BIDDER must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The project will not be awarded until on or around July 11, 2012. The Owner intends and requires that this project be completed no later than August 24, 2012. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required. DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT. COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES. BIDDER must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Shelby County and the Village of Russia, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239. No BIDDER shall withdraw his Bid within 60 days after the actual opening thereof. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, waive irregularities in any Bid, and to accept any Bid which is deemed by Owner to be most favorable to the Owner. Village of Russia Terence Daugherty, Mayor 2288437

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 11681 REVISED CODE SEC. 2329.26 CASE NO. 12CV000014 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff vs. Sharon L. Cathcart aka Sharon Cathcart, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Alias Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, on the Second floor lobby of the Shelby County Courthouse, in Sidney, Ohio, on Wednesday, the 27 day of June, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. o’clock, the following described real estate, to-wit: LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE FOUND AT THE SHELBY COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 329 Fourth Avenue, Sidney, Ohio PROPERTY OWNER: Sharon L. Cathcart PRIOR DEED REFERENCE: OR Book 1710, Page 199 PP#: 01-18-26-458-027 and #01-18-26-458-028 Said Premises Located at 329 Fourth Avenue, Sidney, Ohio Said Premises Appraised at $51,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of this amount. TERMS OF SALE: Cash. Cannot be sold for less than 2/3rds of the appraised value. 10% of purchase price down on day of sale, cash or certified check, balance on confirmation of sale. John R. Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, Ohio REIMER, ARNOVITZ, CHERNEK & JEFFREY CO., L.P.A. By: Scott P. Ciupak (Reg. #0076117) Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 968 Twinsburg, Ohio 44087 Telephone: (330) 425-4201 Fax: 330-425-0339 Email: sciupak@reimerlaw.com June 6, 13, 20 2288128

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 09 CV 268 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. Bank of America, N.A. successor by merger to Countrywide Bank, FSB fka Countrywide Bank, a Division of Treasury Bank, N.A., Plaintiff vs. Craig L. Gasson, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 21 East Park Street, Fort Loramie, OH 45845 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Situate in the Village of Fort Loramie, County of Shelby, and State of Ohio, to-wit: Being Inlot Number Eighty (80) in the Third Addition in the Village of Fort Loramie, Shelby County, Ohio. ALSO: The west half of the vacated alley adjacent to Inlot 80 in the Third Addition in the Village of Fort Loramie, Shelby County, Ohio, as described in Ordinance No. 72-440 recorded May 17, 1972 at Volume 12, Page 402, Shelby County Miscellaneous Records. Subject to legal highways, easements, covenants and restrictions, if any, of record. Parcel No: 31-1706326.011 and 31-1706326.022 Prior Deed Reference: O.R. Book 1059, Page 271 Said Premises Located 21 East Park Street, Fort Loramie, OH 45845 Said Premises Appraised at $50,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH S. Scott Martin, Attorney June 6, 13, 20 2288306

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 11CV000430 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. Bank of America, N.A. successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff vs. Dock Foy, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 425 Jefferson Street, Sidney, OH 45365 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, SITUATE IN THE CITY OF SIDNEY, COUNTY OF SHELBY AND STATE OF OHIO AND BEING THE WHOLE OF INLOT NUMBER 762 IN SAID CITY, COUNTY AND STATE. Parcel No: 01-1825433.008 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 1657, Page 549 Said Premises Located 425 Jefferson Street, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $30,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH Lori N. Wight, Attorney June 6, 13, 20 2288305 SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 11CV000372 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. Bank of America, N.A. successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff vs. Kathy D. Trisler, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction1, 3401 Chickasaw Court, Sidney, OH 45365 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Situated in the Township of Washington, County of Shelby, State of Ohio, and is described as follows: Being Lot Number 185 in the First Addition to Arrowhead Hills located in part of the Southeast Quarter, Section 8, Town 7, Range 6 East, Washington Township, Shelby County, Ohio. Parcel No: 58-26-08-429-022 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 1605, Page 265 Said Premises Located at 3401 Chickasaw Court, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $40,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH Mark P. Herring, Attorney June 6, 13, 20

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 CASE NO.: 12CV000040 The State of Ohio, Shelby County OSGOOD STATE BANK, Plaintiff vs. KENNETH A. BARLOW, ET AL, Defendants. In pursuant of an Order of Sale dated May 11, 2012, in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction at the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Shelby County Courthouse, in Sidney, Ohio, in the above named County, on Wednesday, the 13th day of June, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock A. M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Shelby and State of Ohio, and in the City of Sidney, to-wit: Situated in the County of Shelby, in the State of Ohio, and in the City of Sidney and bounded and described as follows: Being a part of Outlot Number One Hundred and Fifty-three (153), in said City of Sidney, Ohio, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the north line of Campbell Street in said City, four hundred and eighteen (418) feet west of the intersection of said north line of Campbell Street with the west line of Highland Avenue; thence west on said north line of Campbell Street sixty feet to a point; thence north, parallel with said west line of Highland Avenue to the north line of said Outlot No. 153; thence east with said north line of said Outlot No. 153, Sixty (60) feet; thence south, parallel with said west line of Highland Avenue, to the north line of Campbell Street and the place of beginning. SUBJECT TO LEGAL HIGHWAYS, EASEMENTS, CONDITIONS, AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD. Parcel No. 01-1836301.009 Deed Reference: Official Record 1570, Page 382 of the Official Records of Shelby County *Said Premises are Located at: 710 Campbell Road, Sidney, Ohio 45365. Said Premises are Appraised at $48,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that appraised amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% will be due on the day of the purchase and the remainder will be due at the confirmation of the sale using cash, bank money order, or certified check made payable to Shelby County Sheriff's Office. John R. Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, Ohio FAULKNER, GARMHAUSEN, KEISTER & SHENK A Legal Professional Association Michael A. Staudt (0011020) Attorney May 23, 30, June 6 2286032

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE CASE NUMBER 11CV000462 Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas As Indenture Trustee For The Registered Holders Of Saxon Asset Securities Trust 20063 Mortgage Loan Asset Backed Notes, Series 2006-3, Plaintiff -vsLeona K. Mossman, et al., Defendants Court of Common Pleas, Shelby County, Ohio In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction at the 2nd floor lobby of the Courthouse in the above county, on the 27th day of June, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. the following described real estate: SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF SHELBY, IN THE STATE OF OHIO, AND IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON AND BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING PAT OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER, SECTION EIGHT (8), TOWN SEVEN (7), RANGE SIX (6) EAST AND BEING LOT NUMBER 149 OF THE ARROWHEAD HILLS SUBDIVISION AS THE SAME IS PLATTED AND WHICH PLAT IS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 28 AND IS REFILED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 39 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF SHELBY COUNTY, OHIO. Parcel Number(s): 58-2608431.031 Prior Deed Info.: Quit Claim Deed, Volume 258, Page 137, Recorded June 12, 1986 and Re-Recorded Volume 259, Page 480, July 16, 1986 Said premises also known as 10981 Comanche Drive, Sidney OH 45365-9587 PPN: 58-2608431.031 Appraised at: $55,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than twothirds (2/3) of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: A DEPOSIT OF A CERTIFIED CHECK, PAYABLE TO THE SHERIFF, OR CASH, FOR TEN (10%) PER CENT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME THE BID IS ACCEPTED; EXCEPT WHERE THE BID AMOUNT IS $3,000.00 OR LESS, THE MINIMUM DEPOSIT SHALL BE $300 AND THE MAXIMUM DEPOSIT IN ANY CASE SHALL BE $10,000. THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE PAID TO THE SHERIFF WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE, AND UNLESS PAID WITHIN EIGHT (8) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE SHALL BEAR INTEREST AT THE RATE OF TEN (10%) PER CENT UNTIL PAID, AND ON FAILURE TO DO SO, THE PURCHASER, SHALL BE ADJUDGED IN CONTEMPT OF COURT. Dean A. Kimpel, Sheriff of Shelby County THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN D. CLUNK, CO., LPA John D. Clunk #0005376 Ted A. Humbert #0022307 Timothy R. Billick #0010390 Robert R. Hoose #0074544 4500 Courthouse Blvd, #400, Stow OH 44224 PH: 330-436-0300, FAX: 330-436-0301 June 6, 13, 20 2287955

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 11CV000180 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC, Plaintiff vs. Earl S. Bell, deceased, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 5977 Hardin Wapak Road, Sidney, OH 45365 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Situated in the State of Ohio, County of Shelby, and in the Village of Hardin: being lot number 27 in the Village of Hardin, Shelby County, Ohio and subject to an easement for highway purposes in Volume 5, page 541 of the Shelby County Miscellaneous Records. Parcel Number 48-1831227.008 Said Premises Located at 5977 Hardin Wapak Road, Sidney, OH 45365 Said Premises Appraised at $27,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH Tina R. Edmondson, Attorney June 6, 13, 20

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 11CV000265 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff vs. Lynn S. Paul, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 303 West State Street, Botkins, OH 45306 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, SITUATED IN THE VILLAGE OF BOTKINS, COUNTY OF SHELBY AND STATE OF OHIO: BEING LOT NUMBER ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SEVEN (137) IN THE VILLAGE OF BOTKINS AFORESAID COUNTY AND STATE. SAID LOTS HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DESCRIBED AS THE EAST HALF OF THE WEST HALF OF LOT NUMBER FORTY-SEVEN (47) OF SAID VILLAGE AS WAS SURVEYED AND PLATTED BY A.J. WELLS IN THE YEAR 1880 BEING PART OF A LOT ORIGINALLY NUMBERED THIRTEEN (13). Parcel No: 11-05-05-227-002 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 369, Page 247 Said Premises Located at 303 West State Street, Botkins, OH 45306 Said Premises Appraised at $48,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH Miranda S. Hamrick, Attorney June 6, 13, 20 2288308 SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE REVISED CODE, SEC. 2329.26 NO. 11 CV 000268 The State of Ohio, Shelby County. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC successor by merger to Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff vs. Jaime Coca-Mendoza, et al., Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, 115 Birch Street, Jackson Center, OH 45334 in the second floor lobby of the courthouse, in the above named County, on June 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, the following described real estate, Situate in the Village of Jackson Center, County of Shelby and State of Ohio: Being Lot Numbered FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE (439) in the Country Estates Subdivision of Jackson Center, Ohio, as disclosed by the plat thereof recorded in Volume 29, Page 39 of the Plat Records of Shelby County, Ohio. Parcel No: 20-0610476.017 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 1406 page 213 Said Premises Located 115 Birch Street, Jackson Center, OH 45334 Said Premises Appraised at $80,000 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: 10% down at time of sale, balance due in 30 days. Sheriff John Lenhart, Sheriff Shelby County, OH Sara M. Petersmann, Attorney June 6, 13, 20

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