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Vol. 122 No. 131

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July 2, 2012

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DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 3A today: • Gabriel Benjamin Meyer • Ivan Kerentsew • Christina Tricia Deitz • Kenneth P. Kohlhorst • Samantha Jane Dailey • Kyle Vincent Thompson • Stephen L. Perry

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More storms hit county BY MIKE SEFFRIN mseffrin@sdnccg.com Storms rolled in late Sunday afternoon as a weekend of storm clean-up continued following a massive power outage that hit the area Friday during a thunderstorm. Rain moved into Shelby County shortly before 5 p.m. with 70 mph winds reported. The storm also packed a punch with lightning strikes causing problems in the Sidney area. According to scanner reports, there was at least one home in Sidney which reportedly had been hit by lightning. There were other fires reported in the city and at 5:20 p.m., a box alarm was called for multiple structure fires. One was reported on the 700 block of Foraker Avenue and another was reported on 1768 Fair Oaks Drive. It was not known at press time the extent of the fires. There were also reports of funnel clouds spotted in northern Shelby County near Sidney-Freyburg Road and Southland Road and one possibly near Wells Road. There was no reported damage from the funnel clouds. The weekend storms also caused problems for the festivals in the county. The New Knoxville Independence Day celebration was slated to start at 4 p.m. on Friday just as the storm moved into the area. According to Kim Frederick, Park Association treasurer, the bad weather closed the festival that night. “We were able to run all day on Saturday and we decided to hold the festival on Sunday,” said Frederick. “Saturday was normal and business was good.” A couple of tents were lost during the storm on Friday but no equipment was lost and no one was injured said Frederick. The fireworks show was still held on Saturday and Friday night’s band played on Sunday. The festival was cut short again on Sunday as another storm moved through the area. “We’re glad we got one good day out of it,” said Frederick.

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DREW PELFREY (left) of Botkins, looks for more lights to attach to his truck with the help of Tractor Supply Company employee Cory Judy, of Jackson Center, in the Tractor Supply Company Store Sunday. With electricity still out, shoppers had to use flashlights to see where they were going. The store sold out of generators Saturday but anticipated receiving a large shipment Sunday. “Everyone had a great time and most importantly, no one was hurt.” The Fort Loramie Liberty Days festival was also held on the weekend and according to committee member Tony Poeppleman, things were shuffled but the festival still had a good turnout. “The storm slowed things down,” said Poeppleman. “We lost power but were able to find generators and got the bands started a little late.” One entertainment tent was lost during the storm, which also contributed to the bands’ starting late on Friday. Power was restored on Saturday and the Miss Independence contest was held Saturday morning. The volleyball tournament was canceled but Saturday brought a good crowd, said Poeppelman. “Loramie is always good at making the best of the situation,” said Poeppelman. “Committee members were able to work through the difficulties. This is the first time since I’ve been on the committee that we’ve had the bad weather, but you make the best of a bad situation.” Saturday was a day of contrasts in the wake of a mas-

sive power outage that hit the area Friday during the thunderstorm. The buzz of chainsaws could be heard in many neighborhoods, but many businesses were shuttered and silent, with signs posted on their doors that they were closed because of the power outage. The situation had improved by Sunday morning as power had been restored to many areas. At the Kroger store in Sidney, power was back on about 4:45 p.m. Saturday, and store manager Millie Terrell said Sunday morning that they planned to reopen about 10 a.m. and would resume regular hours. Kroger had not had electricity since the storm hit Friday afternoon. “We were without power for 26 hours,” she said. Terrell said they weren’t able to save all the refrigerated food in the store. There were reports that a number of refrigerated trucks were brought in to store some of the produce and other items. She declined to say how much was lost. Terrell said she had dealt

with power outages in the past, but not at the Sidney store. Her experience was with an outage caused by an ice storm. She said she preferred dealing with the cold rather than the heat. “It’s a lot better when its 2 degrees out,” she said. At the height of this outage, Kroger had 43 stores without power out of a total of 109 stores in the Dayton area, Terrell said. Customers will be glad that Kroger is back open. Many came to the locked doors “the whole time we were out,” Terrell said. Across the street from Kroger, Perkins restaurant also had reopened. In fact, the restaurant was so busy that personnel didn’t have time to comment for this story Sunday morning. Hampton Inn on the southwest side of Sidney near Interstate 75 was one of the lucky businesses that were never without power. “We sold out the last two nights,” said Sheri Sturgeon, pantry manager, Sunday morning. “We’ve been extremely busy. We probably turned away 60 people the See STORM/Page 16A

TODAY’S THOUGHT “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace, The soul that knows it not knows no release from little things.” — Amelia Earhart (18971937?) For more on today in history, turn to Page 5A.

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Historic Sidney Theatre launches renovation campaign After three years of planning, evaluation and study, Raise the Roof for the Arts is announcing its campaign to renovate the Historic Sidney Theatre in downtown Sidney. The campaign seeks to raise $3.5 million to fund a project that will bring the 1921 structure to a renewed life as a performance theatre. “We are thrilled to announce that Rudy and Rhonda Keister will serve as our campaign co-chairs,” said RTR President Mardie Milligan. “Both are passionate and committed citizens of our community and we are fortunate to have such strong leaders

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step up to lead this important project.” Earlier this year, the board set the campaign goal and then put in motion a campaign plan. Walt Bennett and John Dunlap stepped forward to co-chair the leadership gift division, which is ongoing.

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at this stage, we have raised nearly $1.1 million of our $3.5 million goal,” Dunlap said. The group is now ready to move into the public portion of the campaign, and have identified strong leadership from within the RTR board to chair See CAMPAIGN/Page16A

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Fire, rescue SUNDAY -7:30 a.m.: medical. Sidney paramedics responded to the 2300 block of Wapakoneta Avenue on a medical call. -1:09 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 700 block of Chestnut Avenue on a medical call. -12:09 a.m.: alarm. Firefighters responded to 600 S. Kuther Road on a report of a fire alarm. SATURDAY -11:14 p.m.: assistance. Medics responded to the 900 block of Fair Road for invalid assistance. -11:02 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 800 block of Country Side Street on a medical call. -9:39 p.m.: open burn. Firefighters responded to the 14000 block of Sharp Road on a

report of an open burn. -9:20 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 100 block of West Poplar Street on a medical call. -9:12 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 100 block of West Poplar Street on a medical call. -8:56 p.m.: medical. Medic responded to the 200 block of Overland Drive on a medical call. -8:42 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 100 block of West Poplar Street on a medical call. -7:03 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 16000 block of Kirkwood Road on a medical call. -5:45 p.m.: investigation. Firefighters responded to 1508 Park St. on a carbon monoxide investigation. -5:22 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 300 block of East Court Street on a medical call. -3:46 p.m.: grass fire. Firefighters re-

sponded to the 88-mile marker of Interstate 75 on a report of a grass fire. The fire was out on arrival. -2:04 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 200 block of Charles Avenue on a medical call. -1:46 p.m.: investigation. Firefighters responded to 1142 Hill Top Ave. on a CO investigation. -12:27 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 2800 block of Wapakoneta Avenue on a medical call. -12:16 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 300 block of Stewart Avenue on a medical call. -8:50 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 300 block of Cypress Place on a medical call. -8:33 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1600 block of Cypress Place on a medical call. -6:06 a.m.: accident.

Medics responded to the 1400 block of Michigan Street on a report of an auto accident. -4:12 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 300 block of Wilson Avenue on a medical call. FRIDAY -3:48 p.m.: fluid. Firefighters responded to 915 Michigan St. on a report of hydraulic fluid in the roadway. -3:11 p.m.: accident. Firefighters responded to the 2400 block of Michigan Street on a report of an accident. -1:24 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 700 block of Arrowhead Drive on a medical call. -11:48 a.m.: investigation. Firefighters responded to 1142 Hill Top Ave. on a CO investigation. Nothing was found. -10:27 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 3000 block of Cisco Road on a medical call.

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House damaged by dryer fire On Sunday morning, Sidney Fire and Emergency Service personnel responded to a report of a dryer fire at 206 N. Pomeroy Ave. The fire was reported at 12:19 a.m. The occupant noticed smoke coming from her dryer. On arrival, crews discovered the laundry room involved in fire. The fire was contained to the laundry room, with no fire extension to the other rooms of the house. Smoke damage was throughout the house. The occupant and

her two children were outside of the home by the time crews arrived. The fire was quickly knock down by firefighters and overhaul was completed. The occupant was not identified by fire officials. All off duty fire firefighters were called in, along with mutual aid from Anna Fire Department. Firefighters remained on scene for a couple hours. The Sidney/Shelby County Fire Investigation unit has determined the fire was accidental.

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Sheriff’s log SATURDAY -11:46 p.m. investigative. Shelby County Sheriff ’s deputies responded to the 6000 block of Houston Road on a report of debris that had fallen from a truck and hit a cruiser.

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Fire responded to 408 N. Pike St. on a report of a motorcycle on fire in a garage. -10:13 a.m.: medical. Anna Rescue responded to the 500 block of West Main Street on a medical call. -3:35 a.m.: medical. Anna Rescue responded to the 100 block of East South Street on a medical call. -3:14 a.m.: medical. Perry-Port-Salem Rescue responded to the 100 block of North Lane

Street on a medical call. SATURDAY -11:52 p.m.: medical. Anna Rescue and Jackson Center Rescue responded to the 15700 block of Pasco Montra Road on a medical call. -7:40 p.m.: medical. Fort Loramie Rescue responded to the 4400 block of Fort LoramieSwanders Road on a medical call. -2:23 p.m.: smoke. Fort Loramie Fire responded to 67 Elm St. on a report of smoke.

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Stephen L. Perry, 35, of 2009 W. Michigan St., passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at 10:45 a.m. There will be no funeral services. Burial will take place in Tennessee at a later date. Cremation services are in care of the Cromes Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 302 S.Main Ave.

Samantha Jane Dailey, 42, of 326 Sycamore Ave., passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Shawnee Community of Christ in Lima. Church Arrangements are in the care of Cromes Funeral Home and Crematory, 302 S. Main Ave.

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Christina Tricia Deitz, 35, of 11750 Fair Road, passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, in Sidney as the result of an automobile accident. She was born on Nov. 19, 1976, in Dayton, the daughter of Patricia (Mittelstadt) Becker and step-father, Rick Becker, and the late James Holt. On April 24, 2002, she married Paul L. Deitz who survives along with three daughters, Alexis, Samantha, and Kylee Deitz, all at home; one son, Andrew Starling, of Lewisburg, N.C.; one brother, James Holt, of Dayton; and one sister, Jani Holt-Mosher and husband Pete, of Dayton. Christina was a 1996 graduate of Fairmont High School, and she attended Edison State Community College. She worked most of her life in sales, working for AT&T and Verizon. She was very active at the Academy Christian School, where her children attended, helping with sports, the senior missions trip fundrais-

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Kenneth P. Kohlhorst TIPP CITYKenneth P. Kohlhorst, 64, of Tipp City, passed away at 11:25 p.m., on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in the Upper Valley Medical Center. Born on Sept. 13, 1947, in Piqua, Kenneth is the son of Paul R. and Jenny Elizabeth “Betty” (Agenbroad) Kohlhorst, who survive in Piqua. Kenneth is also survived by a daughter, Lori Kohlhorst, of Troy; a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Amy Kohlhorst, of Fletcher; and two granddaughters, Kortney and Kelsey Mullins, of Germantown; a sister, Kathy (John) Isenhouer, of Piqua; a brother, Thomas Kohlhorst, of Piqua; and a niece and nephew also survive. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Kohlhorst. Kenneth was a 1966 graduate of Piqua Central. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from Oct.

Ivan Ker88, entsew, 1691 County Road 25A, passed away peacefully, on Friday evening, June 29, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Ivan was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Bielaja Kalitwa, Rostof, Russia. He was married to Anna Sophia Kuhr Kerentsew and she preceded him in death April 16, 2000. Survivors include daughter Nikolai Duasia Taperichkina, of Bielgja Kalitwa, Russia, and her daughters, Ekaterina and Anastashia Falimonova, and Nastasha Migulina; daughter Jennie Wooddell, of Sidney, and her sons, Jeremy Hatfield, Robert III and Misty N., and Jordan and Misty D. Wooddell, all of Sidney; and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Sean Hatfield, Michael Emery, Dylan Bruner, Cheyenne Wooddell, Madalynn Wooddell; and one son, Walter (Peggy) Kerentsew, of Perry, Ga., and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Meyer, of Tiffany Florida, Howard Kerentsew, of Georgia, Keith (Kerrie) Kerentsew, of Fletcher, Jasmine and Danika Betts, Romello Benson, Nicole, Allen and Caleb Kerentsew, and Rebecca King; and his nieces and MaryAnne nephews, (Ken) Blackmore and Gary (Jan) McCormick.

Ivan was retired from the city of Sidney Street Department after 30 years of dediservice. cated He was a member of the Sidney Eagles and the St. Paul’s Russian Orthodox Church, Huber Heights. Ivan loved to garden and was an avid fisherman. He would travel as far as the state of Washington, Idaho and Canada. Anyone who knew him will tell you that he could come up with some of the most amazing “fish stories.” Ivan was a big supporter of the Shelby County Fair and followed the entertainment schedule regularly. He attended all of the horse shows and followed his children and grandchildren as they participated in the many horse show events. Ivan will be greatly missed by his many friends and extended family. services Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, with the Rev. Stephen Frase officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Adams Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in Ivan’s memory. Online memories may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.

Kyle Vincent Thompson Kyle Vincent Thompson, 61, of 500 N. Vandemark Road, Apt. 29, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 9:50 a.m., at his residence. He was born on Feb. 25, 1951, in Dayton, the son of the late Richard and Grace Thompson. He was married on Dec. 30, 2004, to Dewana K. Percifull, who survives along with two daughters, Angie and Kelly; and one brother, Gale Thompson, of Tipp City. Mr. Thompson was employed by Emerson Technologies as a welder for the past 12 years. Mr. Thompson was raised in Tipp City and graduated from Bethel High School in 1970. He was a former police officer in Tipp City during the 1970s. Kyle was a good son, friend to many and best husband to his wife Dewana. He was a

10, 1966, to Oct. 9, 1969. Kenny loved to hunt mushrooms and he was most happy when he was fishing. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main S t r e e t , Fletcher with Chaplain Ed Ellis of Hospice of Miami County presiding. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua with military honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the funeral service from 10 a.m. until noon on Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, Ohio 45373. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Condolences to the family may be sent to — A federal judge on temporarily www.shivelyfuneral- Sunday blocked enforcement of a home.com. Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the BITUARY POLICY state. U.S. District Judge The Sidney Daily and/or obituaries are Daniel P. Jordan in JackNews publishes abbrevi- submitted via the fam- son issued a temporary ated death notices free ily's funeral home, al- restraining order the day of charge. There is a flat though in some cases a the new law took effect. $75 charge for obituar- family may choose to He set a July 11 hearies and photographs. submit the information ing to determine whether Usually death notices directly. to block the law for a longer time. “Though the debate over abortion continues, there exists legal precedent the court must follow,” Jordan wrote. The law requires anyone performing abortions

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big NASCAR racing fan. Tony Stewart was his favorite driver. The family would like to extheir press thanks to Wilson Hospice and a special thank you and much love to Annett Myer and Michele Burke. Without all of you, his family would have had a much more difficult time in coping with his care. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Cromes Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 302 S. Main Ave. The family suggests that memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice in memory of Kyle Thompson. Condolences may be expressed to the Thompson family at the funeral home’s website, www.cromesfh.com.

Judge blocks law at the state’s only clinic to be an OB-GYN with privileges to admit patients to a local hospital. Such privileges can be difficult to obtain, and the clinic contends the mandate is designed to put it out of business. A clinic spokeswoman, Betty Thompson, has said the two physicians who do abortions there are OB-GYNs who travel from other states. The clinic, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, filed a lawsuit seeking to block the law. The suit says the admitting privileges requirement is not medically necessary and is designed to put the clinic out of business.


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700K without power after storms CINCINNATI (AP) — National Guard troops headed out Sunday to check on people who might need help, and federal aid trucks rolled out carrying water as nearly 700,000 Ohio homes and businesses remained without power two days after severe storms swept through the state. President Barack Obama late Saturday declared a federal emergency in Ohio. His action followed a request by Gov. John Kasich, who had declared a state emergency and called out the National Guard. Federal EmerManagement gency Agency officials worked Sunday with state officials, the American Red Cross and other relief workers to determine the biggest needs and where to take water, generators and other aid. Severe storms that swept the state Friday evening knocked out power to 1 million customers. Kasich called the situation “extremely serious” because of a continued heat wave. Restoration could take days for some residents. Cooling centers and shelters opened across the state. At The PlainsAthens Community

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LACIE GOSHAY, 12, gives Columbus mayor Michael B. Coleman a hug while Coleman visited the Dodge Pool in Columbus Sunday. The mayor called on citizens to check on their neighbors and come together as a community during the heat wave. Church of the Nazarene night, but she said the Federal emergency in southeast Ohio, fami- church would accommo- officials were working lies watched the ani- date anyone who with state officials to mated movie “Tangled” wanted to stay. generator evaluate Sunday afternoon and FEMA said trucks needs for such places as enjoyed donated ice carrying water were on hospitals, emergency cream and water. Jaime the road Sunday to a centers and police staHampton, the pastor’s half dozen distribution tions, and on critical inwife, said people could points in southern and frastructure needs such also play board games eastern Ohio: Athens, as water/sewage plants. while getting out of the Gallipolis, Hillsboro, Skinner stressed that heat. Marietta, New Vienna the federal generator “We’re just kind of and Woodsfield. More aid doesn’t include keeping the movies water trucks were on homeowners and going and playing their way into Ohio, renters. games,” she said. No one spokesman Leo Skinner State spokesman Joe had asked to spend the said. Andrews said some 200

Guard troops were launching door-to-door checks in the Columbus area and the Dayton area in southwest Ohio. They were initially focusing on retirement communities and other neighborhoods with large numbers of older people, young children and people with medical conditions to make sure they have access to water and medications and know that air-conditioned cooling centers are available. Several cities and local governments opened cooling centers, as did churches, libraries and schools. The Red Cross opened cooling centers and 24-hour shelters across Ohio, from Lima in the northwest to Portsmouth along the Ohio River to Cambridge in eastern Ohio. Andrews said Kasich met with the Guard troops before they began Sunday. Troops could be sent to other areas, if needed. American Electric Power said Sunday there were still many downed power lines, poles, and circuit damage from winds it said hit 80 mph Friday. The widespread damage slowed restoration efforts. AEP said it still

had some 475,000 customers without power Sunday, with the hardest hit areas in the central Ohio counties of Franklin, Delaware and Licking counties. AEP says it was Ohio’s worst storm since the state was battered in 2008 by remnants of Hurricane Ike. Out-ofstate reinforcements have been limited by big needs in Washington D.C. and neighboring states that were also hit by storms. More than 3 million people in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and other areas were without power Sunday morning. Ohio officials said Sunday they knew of only one confirmed storm death. A 70-yearold woman died Friday evening in Muskingum County when a barn collapsed after she had gone to check on animals during the storm. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign pitched in Sunday, accepting donations of water, flashlights and other items at its state h e a d q u a r t e r s. Spokesman Chris Maloney said a campaign bus would be diverted to delivering donations to hard-hit areas.

WWII veteran’s dog tags found near Rome the dog tag for an American soldier from World War II. It belonged to Sgt. Mike Army Baranek, an Akron South High School graduate who died at age 64 in 1980, when he was living in Cuyahoga Falls.

Baranek, an Ohio Edison retiree, took part in several battles in Europe with the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He fought in Italy and was wounded twice. The dog tag is back in

Cuyahoga Falls with his widow, Nellie Baranek, 95, sent to her by the Italian gardeners Olga Romagnolo and her friend, known only as Simone. Its next journey will take it to another battle-

field of sorts. The dog tag will be sent to Canada, where the veteran’s granddaughter, Tammy Mahoney, 41, will clasp it as she receives chemotherapy and radiation treatment for breast cancer in

Niagara Falls, Ontario. "I was very close to him," said Mahoney, a Stow-Munroe Falls High School graduate and mother of three children. "By having this near me, hopefully it will get me through this."

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NATION/WORLD TODAY IN HISTORY Today is Monday, July 2, the 184th day of 2012. There are 182 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-theworld flight along the equator. On this date: ■ In 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.” ■ In 1812, Connecticut Gov. Roger Griswold declared his state’s militia would not serve in the war against Britain, reflecting New Englanders’ opposition to the conflict. ■ In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederate forces led by Gen. Robert E. Lee withdrew to Richmond, Va., after driving back Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan’s troops. ■ In 1881, President James A. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station; Garfield died the following September. (Guiteau was hanged in June 1882.) ■ In 1912, the Democratic National Convenin Baltimore tion nominated New Jersey Gov. Woodrow Wilson for president. ■ In 1926, the United States Army Air Corps was created. ■ In 1961, author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho. ■ In 1962, the first Walmart store (called “WalMart Discount City”) was opened in Rogers, Ark., by Sam Walton and his brother, James. ■ In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress. ■ In 1978, Andy Rooney delivered his first commentary on CBS’ “60 Minutes” in which he criticized people who keep track of traffic fatalities on holiday weekends. ■ In 1982, Larry Walters of San Pedro, Calif., used a lawn chair equipped with 45 heliumfilled weather balloons to rise to an altitude of 16,000 feet; he landed eight miles away in Long Beach. ■ In 1997, actor James Stewart died in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 89. Ten years ago: American adventurer Steve Fossett became the first person to fly a balloon solo around the world as he returned to western Australia.

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‘Ted’ beats ‘Mike’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s both a bear and bull market for Hollywood. The bear is “Ted,” Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane’s comedy for Universal Pictures about a talking teddy bear, which opened as the No. 1 movie with $54.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. And the bulls are baring it in the Warner Bros. release “Magic Mike,” Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh’s malestripper tale that debuted a strong No. 2 with $39.2 million. The two new movies were backed by a deep bench, with Pixar Animation’s Disney fairy tale “Brave” holding up well at No. 3 with $34 million in its second weekend.

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Power outages could last for days FRANCONIA, Va. (AP) — A day after seeking refuge at shopping malls and movie theaters, hoping the lights would be back on when they returned, 3 million residents faced a grim reality Sunday: stifling homes, spoiled food and a looming commute filled with knocked-out stoplights. Two days after storms tore across the eastern U.S., power outages were forcing people to get creative to stay cool in dangerously hot weather. Temperatures were forecast to top 100 degrees in many stormstricken areas, and utility officials said the power will likely be out for several more days. “If we don’t get power tonight, we’ll have to throw everything away,” Susan Fritz, a mother of three, said grimly of her refrigerator and freezer. Fritz came to a library in Bethesda, Md., so her son could do school work. She charged her phone and iPad at her local gym. The storm was blamed for 14 deaths, most from trees falling on homes and cars. Meanwhile, Coast Guard officials say they have suspended the search for a man who went missing early Saturday while boating during the storm off Maryland. The bulk of the damage was in West Virginia, Washington and the capital’s Virginia and Maryland suburbs. At least six of the dead were killed in Vir-

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UTILITY WORKERS secure power lines on a pole as their team repairs lines downed by fallen trees in Springfield, Va., Sunday. A severe storm late Friday, June 29th knocked out power to approximately one million residents, traffic signals and businesses in the Washington, D.C., region. ginia, including a 90-year-old reach triple digits. With no air ple at least had clean water. woman asleep in her bed when conditioning, officials urged Chain-saws buzzed througha tree slammed into her home. residents to check on their eld- out neighborhoods as utility Two young cousins in New Jer- erly relatives and neighbors. It crews scrambled to untangle sey were killed when a tree fell was tough to find a free pump downed trees and power lines. on their tent while camping. at gas stations that did have Neighbors banded together. Two were killed in Maryland, power, and lines of cars snaked “Food, ice — we’re all sharone in Ohio, one in Kentucky around fast-food drive-thrus. ing,” said 51-year-old Elizaand one in Washington. States worked to make sure beth Knight, who lives in the From Atlanta to Richmond, the power stayed on at water blue-collar Richmond suburb temperatures were expected to treatment plants so that peo- of Lakeside.

‘Unreal’: Residents tour blaze devastation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Melted bowling balls in the front yard were among the strange sights that met C.J. Moore upon her return Sunday to her two-story home, now reduced to ashes by the worst wildfire in Colorado history. “You wouldn’t think bowling balls would melt,” she told The Associated Press by phone from the scene in her Mountain Shadows neighborhood, where she was among residents who were allowed temporary visits to areas most affected by the fire. More than a week after it sparked on June 23, the Waldo Canyon fire was still being attacked by some 1,500 personnel. But crews working grueling shifts through the hot weekend made progress against the 26-square-mile fire, and authorities said they were confident they finally had built good fire lines in many areas to stop the spread of the flames. So far, the blaze, now 45 percent contained, has damaged or destroyed nearly 350 homes. It was just one of several still burning in the West, where parched conditions and searing heat contributed to the woes facing crews on hundreds of square miles across Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

In Colorado Springs, a line of cars a mile long queued up at a middle school checkpoint, where police checked the identification of returning residents and handed them water bottles. While searching for her great-grandmother’s cast-iron skillets, Moore marveled at the juxtaposition of what burned and what hadn’t. The bowling balls had been garden decorations. “To find my mail in my mailbox, unscathed. It’s just unreal. Unreal,” she said. “Bird baths are fine. Some of the foliage is fine.” Three neighbors’ homes were unscathed. Only concrete remained of other homes, including hers. Cars were burned to nothing but charred metal. “Good Lord! I’ve never seen anything like this. And thank God there was nobody there. Thank God there were no people here. There would have been no been no hope.,” Moore said. Not far away, Bill Simmons and his wife, Debbie Byes, returned to their trilevel, passive-solar stucco home and found no damage — just some ashes in the driveway. “The water and electric’s back on. You know, we’re good to go. We’re feeling pretty happy about it at the moment,”

Simmons said by phone. “We’re feeling pretty sad for our neighbors and pretty lucky for ourselves. It’s been a real sobering experience.” Authorities said they would lift more evacuation orders Sunday night, bringing the total number of people who remain blocked from their homes down to 3,000 from more than 30,000 at the peak of the fire. Rich Harvey, incident commander for Waldo Canyon, said crews continue to make good progress. “We’re cautiously optimistic,” he said Sunday morning. “We still remain focused on things that could go wrong.” Authorities are still trying to determine the cause of the fire, which so far has cost $8.8 million to battle. Dangerous conditions had kept them from beginning their inquiry, but investigators were able to start their work on Saturday. More than 150 National Guard soldiers and airmen helped Colorado Springs police staff roadblocks and patrol streets. A “bear invasion” confronted a few mountain enclaves west of Colorado Springs. The scent of trash had enticed black bears pushed out of their usual forest habitat by fire.

Oil and politics are ancient Babylon’s new curse BABYLON, Iraq (AP) — Nowadays it seems that Babylon just can’t catch a break. Once the center of the ancient world, it has been despoiled in modern times by Saddam Hussein’s fantasies of grandeur, invading armies and village sprawl. Now come two more setbacks for the city famous for its Hanging Gardens and Tower of Babel: Parts of its grounds have been torn up for an oil pipeline, and a diplomatic spat is hampering its bid for coveted UNESCO heritage status. The pipeline was laid in March by Iraq’s Oil Ministry, overriding outraged Iraqi archaeologists and drawing a rebuke from UNESCO, the global guardian of cultural heritage. Then Iraq’s tourism minister blocked official visits to the

site by the World Monuments Fund, a New York-based group that is helping Babylon secure a World Heritage site designation after three rejections. It’s payback for an unrelated dispute with the U.S. over the fate of Iraq’s Jewish archives, rescued from a waterlogged basement after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and taken to the U.S. “I will make Babylon a desolate place of owls, filled with swamps and marshes. I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction,” God warns in Isaiah 14:22-23. Today desolation and destruction are all too evident. Uncontrolled digging, paving and building have resulted from Saddam Hussein’s heavy-handed attempt to replicate the splendor of a city dating back nearly 4,000 years.

Since his downfall foreign troops have camped in parts of Babylon’s 10 square kilometers (four square miles). Growing villages are spilling onto its grounds and rising groundwater threatens the ancient mud brick ruins in the roughly 20 percent of its area that has been excavated over the past century. “It’s a mess and there are a load of problems,” said Jeffrey Allen, a consultant for the World Monuments Fund. “A lot of this feeling you get from a major archaeological site is missing from Babylon.” Babylon, straddling the Euphrates River some 90 kilometers (55 miles) south of Baghdad, was both a testament to human ingenuity and a symbol of false pride and materialism. It produced two of the major kings of antiquity — Ham-

murabi, author of one of the world’s oldest written legal codes, and Nebuchadnezzar II, conqueror of Jerusalem in 597 B.C. With towering temples and luxurious palaces, Babylon was transformed by Nebuchadnezzar into the largest city of its time. His Hanging Gardens, according to legend a multilevel horticultural gift to his homesick wife, was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Babylon is mentioned dozens of times in the Bible, which tells the story of Nebuchadnezzar’s destruction of the Jewish temple and enslavement of the Jews. Pop lyrics were inspired by the verse capturing the Jews’ pain of exile: “By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion” (Psalms 37-1).


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This Evening • Minster Historical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Minster Historical Society Museum, 112 Fourth St., Minster. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road. • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program for anyone desiring to stop eating compulsively, meets at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Frantz at 492-7075. • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, New Bremen. • Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Russell Road. • Anna Civic Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Anna Library. New members with new ideas always are welcome.

Tuesday Morning • Francis J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will offer stories in Paris Street Park at 10 a.m.

Tuesday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St.

Tuesday Evening • Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Support Group for patients and caregivers meets at St. Rita’s Regional Cancer Center in the Garden Conference Room from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (419) 2273361. • PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) meets at 6 p.m. in the second floor board room of the Public Service Building on the OSU/Rhodes campus, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima. For more information, call (419) 581-6065, email pflag_lima@yahoo.com. • Asthma Awareness educational classes will be held at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration is not required and the class is free. For more information, call Stacy Hilgefort at (419) 394-3335, ext. 2004. • Minster Veterans of Foreign Wars meets for lunch at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on South Cleveland Street, Minster. A meeting will follow the meal. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Living the Basics, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Apostolic Temple, 210 Pomeroy Ave. • The Colon Cancer Support Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Troy Christian Church, 1440 E. State Route 55, Troy. For more information, contact the UVMC Cancer Care Center at (937) 440-4820. • The Miami-Shelby Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Greene Street UMC, 415 W. Greene St. at Caldwell Street. For more information, visit www.melodymenchorus.org. • Pleaides Chapter 298 Order of the Eastern Star meets at the Masonic Temple at the corner of Miami Avenue and Poplar Street at 7:30 p.m. • The Al-Anon Sidney Group, for friends and relatives of alcoholics, meets from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of North Street and Miami Avenue. All are welcome.

Wednesday Morning • The Downtown Business Association meets at 8 a.m. at TWT Shirts, 115 E. North St. • The Sidney Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Moose Lodge. Lunch is held until noon, followed by a club meeting and program.

Wednesday Afternoon • Jackson Center Senior Citizens meets at 1 p.m. at the Jackson Center Family Life Center.

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Band to honor Rieck, Clark The Sidney and first vice presiCivic Band’s dent of the MontVeteran’s Day gomery County, Concert will a Ohio, Law Enforcetribute to all ment Memorial the men and Committee. He was women who one of the 600 offihave served cers selected to be the country 2002 Olympic poand is dedilice. He spent alBraund cated to the most a month in memory of Salt Lake City, Master Sgt. Jeffrey Utah, working at the James Rieck, a local sol- Olympic Family Hotel, dier who was killed in which was considered a Afghanistan earlier this terrorist target due to its year. international guests. The July 6 concert Braund is the pipe major will be at 7 p.m. on the of the Antioch Pipes and courthouse square in Drums of the Antioch downtown Sidney. Atten- Shrine. In 2005, he piped dees should take lawn in a Marie Curie Cancer chairs. In the event of Benefit parade in Edinrain, the concert will be burgh, Scotland, with moved to the First nearly 10,000 pipers, setChurch of God, 1510 ting a world record for Campbell Road. It will playing “Amazing feature patriotic songs Grace.” that celebrate the hisTo date, Braund has tory of the nation includ- piped at more than 125 ing “Semper Fidelis,” “An events and funerals American Tribute,” “The statewide on behalf of Liberty Bell,” “National the Montgomery County Emblem” and “Heroic Sheriff ’s Office. AddiFanfare.” Master of Cer- tionally, he has particiemonies Chris Gibbs will pated in more than 200 narrate “Duty, Honor, events in the U. S. and a phrase Canada on behalf of the Country,” adopted in 1802 as the Shriners. motto of the U.S. MiliIn 2011, Braund pertary Academy, West formed as a guest soloist Point, summarizing all for Sidney Civic Band’s that a warrior aspires to Sept. 11 Tenth Anniverserve. sary Commemorative Bagpiper Del Braund Concert at Lehman High will perform with the School. band. Braund retired in Guest conducting will 2011 as a road patrol be J.R. Price, who has sergeant from the Mont- been a professional edugomery County Sheriff’s cator for 26 years and is Office in Dayton with the director of orchesmore than 28 years of tra/jazz education for the service. He served as a Greenville City School senior member of its District and the director honor guard unit for of the Greenville Municmore than 20 years, and ipal Concert Band. Price continues to serve in has performed with that capacity today as a many local bands and reserve deputy. Braund dance bands. is a founding member Rieck died in North-

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Trivia contest in Wapak WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Historical Society will sponsor its first trivia contest July 13 at the Wapakoneta Eagles at 7 p.m. Teams must register by Friday by paying a $100 entry fee and filing a form. For information, call (419) 738-9328. Trivia questions will cover the world of Pop culture, current events, sports, science, math and Auglaize County History. Only a few questions in each round will be historical questions, organizers said. Those will be based on information in “Postcard Images of Auglaize County” and “History of Auglaize County,” both of which are available at the society. The first-place team will be dubbed the smartest people in Auglaize County and will win five $25 gift certificates from Beer Barrel Pizza, five $25 gas cards, copies of “Postcard Images of Auglaize County” for each team member, copies of “Military Memoirs of World War II” for each team member, a year’s membership in the society for each team member, a traveling trophy and medals. The second-place team will take home the following prizes: five oil

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The National FFA Organization has awarded a $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough Scholarship to Lukas Wenrick, of Anna. Buckeye Ford Lincoln of Sidney, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation, sponsored the scholarship. Wenrick was a member of the Anna High School FFA. He plans to attend Wright State University. This scholarship is one of 1,539 awarded through the National FFA Scholarship program this year. Recipients were selected from 8,050 appliWenrick cants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s academic recored, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural experience in agricultural education and future goals. Photo provided

Five generations Five generations of a Sidney family recently met for a photo. Pictured are McKenzie Coverstone in the lap of her great-great-grandmother, Alberta Reier, great-grandmother Patti Fridley (front row left), father Ryan Coverstone (back row, left), and grandfather, Chad Coverstone (back row, right).

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Library offers Facebook program The Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., will offer a hands-on workshop

about Facebook July 10 at 6 p.m. The program will address the new Facebook format, as well as privacy settings. Missy Naseman will present the program. Advance registration is requested. Call 492-8354.

McRill joins ARC directors The Shelby County Arc Board of Directors has announced that Karen McRill has joined the board. McRill is the Transition to Work coordinator for Sidney City Schools and has taught K-12 special education for 22 years. In other business, an update on the planning for this year’s Summer

Recreation Camp was given. Camp will be the week of July 30 at Sidney Middle School and registrations are being accepted. Parents of campers who are interested in attending camp should call 658-6717 to request the necessary form. Summer Recreation Camp is open to Shelby

paternal grandparents are Vaune McGinn, of Elizabeth, Pa., and Mike Denne, of Fort Pierce, Fla. Her great-grandparents are Marjorie Taylor, of Dublin, Margaret Denne, of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Donald Trbojevic, of Glassport, Pa. Her mother is the former Katie Taylor, of Wapakoneta.

His mother is the for- announced the birth of a parents are John and Peg mer Amanda Barhorst, of son, Cavin Francis, born Ahrens, of Sidney. His paPiqua. June 12, 2012, at 12:35 ternal grandparents are p.m., in the Copeland- James and Diana Francis, MEYER Emerson Family Birth of Sidney. BOTKINS — Joshua Center at Wilson MemoHis great-grandparand Jessica Meyer, of rial Hospital. ents are Martha WaterBotkins, have announced He weighed 9 pounds, 5 cutter and Irma Francis, the birth of a son, Jace ounces, and was 21.5 both of Sidney, and Jim Daniel Meyer, born June inches long. Henson, of Lady Lake, 17, 2012, at 11:01 a.m., in He was welcomed Fla. the Copeland-Emerson home by his brother, His mother is the forFamily Birth Center at Owen, 2. mer Melanie Ahrens, of Wilson Memorial Hospital His maternal grand- Sidney. in Sidney. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 22 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sister, Carolina, 3. His maternal grandparents are Dan and Connie Schaub, of Botkins. His paternal grandparents are Bob and Sharon Meyer, of Botkins. His great-grandparents are Bob and Flo Meyer and Rosie Mullen, all of Botkins. Swings • A-frames • Gliders Benches • Rockers His mother is the forPicnic Tables • Chairs and Tables • Pub Tables & much more... mer Jessica Schaub, of Botkins. Layaway Amish Craftsmanship options Lawn & Deck Poly Lumber Furniture available!!!! FRANCIS Available in 13 colors Jason and Melanie 2750 Sidney Freyburg Rd, Sidney, OH Francis, of Sidney, have cell 726-9604 www.swings-n-things.net

County residents 6-22 who have developmental disabilities. It was noted that two family swim nights have been scheduled for July 11 and Aug. 9 at the Sidney Municipal Pool. The events will last from 7 to 9 p.m. each evening. Arc clients, as well as their family and friends, are welcome to attend. Admission is $1

per person, up to $5 per family. Arc members will be admitted free of charge. The board voted to pay a quarterly membership invoice to the Arc of Ohio and agreed to financially support the Wilma Valentine Creative Learning Center booth at the Kids Around the Square event.

BIRTHS

SNIDER FORT LORAMIE — Luke and Jennifer Snider, of Fort Loramie, have announced the birth of a daughter, Mallory Elizabeth Snider, born May 23, 2012, at 10:52 a.m. in the Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. She was welcomed home by Makenna Snider, 6, Madison Snider, 4, and Marissa Snider, 2. Her maternal grand-

Retirees hear Lenhart, Miller Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart and Fair Haven Administrator Anita Miller addressed members of the Public Employees Retirees Inc. during the group’s meeting June 14. Lenhart talked about ways to be safe. He advised that before financing any project, seniors should check with a family member or their financial institutions. He suggested calling the police department or the sheriff’s office. Miller updated the group on admissions to Fair Haven. She said that Medicare requires a three-day stay before it will pay for expenses.

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LEIBOLD Lance and Amanda Leibold, of Sidney, have announced the birth of a son, Owen James, born June 22, 2012, at 12:35 p.m. in the CopelandEmerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long. His maternal grandfather is Mike Barhorst, of Piqua. His paternal grandparents are Steve Leibold, of Magnetic Springs, and Cindy Leibold, of Russells Point. His great-grandparents are Ruth Leibold, of Richwood, and Betty Hickman, of Radnor.

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changes from Bud’s Chevrolet, five $10 gift certificates from Casa Chic, copies of “Postcard Images of Auglaize County” and “Military Memoirs of World War II” for each team member and a year’s membership in the society for each team member. Third-place finishers will get five $5 gift certificates from Community Market, copies of “Postcard Images of Auglaize County” and “Military Memoirs of World War II” for each team member and a year’s membership in the society for each team member. In addition, the society will award door prizes during the event: $50 from Dad’s Toy Shop, $25 fro Randy Elsass/Edward Jones, $25 gift certificate from Walmart, $25 gift certificate from Kroger, $10 gift certificate from Auglaize Antique Mall, a teethwhitening kit from Dr. Kenneth Jackson, DDS. There will also be a raffle of two tickets to the Ohio State U./U. of` Central Florida football game which will be played Sept. 8 in Columbus. The tickets were donated by Dr. Virgil Brown. Proceeds of the event will benefit the Auglaize County Historical Soci-

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Summer gardening chores are many BY JUDY FRILLING Now that the season of summer has arrived, we can sit back and enjoy the work we have done all of spring. But wait, there is a list of things that need to be done this season as well. After their flowers have faded, it time to divide irises and other spring bloomers. Bulbs can be propagated by removing small bulblets or offsets that form at the base of the parent bulb. These small bulbs take two or three years to mature into plants that flower. Place offsets in rich, light soil for their development. This same procedure should be followed for plants that form from corms, such as gladiolus. Many lilies can be multi-

plied by removing scales from the mature bulb. Dust the scale with a fungicide and place, base end down, in a moist growing medium in a warm, protected area. Bulblets will form at the base of the scale. In one to four years, these bulblets will grow and be ready to flower. Tuberous and rhizomes plants can be dug up and the tubers and rhizomes separated. In separating, each must have a segment of the crown that

contains at least one eye or bud. So you’ll have them in time for fall planting, order spring bulbs and cool-weather veggie seeds such as onions, peas, carrots and lettuce. Conduct daily insect pest patrols. Handpick the bad bugs such as worm and horned aphids, dropping them into soapy water, and leave the beneficial bugs such as lady bugs and lace wing alone. Also, squish egg caches you find on leaf undersides and along plant stems. Remember, birds can help with bug patrol. Be sure your garden gets at least one inch of water weekly, and use plenty of mulch and weed regularly to conserve water. Now is the time to get

your rain barrels used. I made mine out of 55-gallon barrels with a spigot at the bottom that is connected to hose and seeping hose. It works to paint the outside of the barrel with dark paint to prevent algae buildup in the barrel which can clog the hoses. It helps the flow of water to elevate the barrels 2 feet higher than ground level. Regularly cut faded or spent perennial flowers encourage more to blooming, while snipping observe for disease and pest damage. Keep up with the harvest as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other crops come on. Be sure you have ample supplies for canning and freezing produce on hand. Remember to share with your neighbors espe-

cially the elderly and local food pantries for those without personal resources. Prop up any overloaded branches in the orchard, and after raspberries and blackberries wind down for the season, cut back and remove canes that bare fruit. You should flag any individual plants that exhibit traits that you like so you can collect seeds in the fall. Keep the seeds dry and cool during the winter for February or March planting in seed pots for spring planting. Of course, labeling is important using date and plant species’ name. Often seeds can last a couple of years before planting and remain viable.

Pick any herbs or flowers to preserve, bundle securely and hang them upside down in a dark, dry, well-ventilated area. When harvesting, cut no more than one third of the individual plant at a time. Pressing flowers and leaves now can offer very nice card crafting for the coming year, adding a touch of your personal garden to share with others. July 24 and July 28, the Shelby County Master Gardeners are having demonstration and talks on gardening at the fair in the Community Building (times to be announced). July 28, there will be children’s crafts provided by the SCMG at 3 and 7 p.m. The writer is a Shelby County Master Gardener.

Soybeans, corn, CRP reporting deadline near Producers are records submitreminded the ted by a profinal date for ducer to their the timely subagency. mission and reIn the near porting of 2012 future, FSA will p l a n t e d transform to an acreages of soyelectronic beans, corn and check-converC R P - e n r o l l e d FSA news sion system. lands is July 16. Roger Lentz Whenever a After this check is submitdeadline, a $46-per-farm ted to the county office late-file fee will be for loan repayment, servcharged to cover the cost ices rendered, etc, to the incurred for a farm visit Commodity Credit Corp. and acreage verification. (CCC), a producer is auA requirement of par- thorizing FSA to either ticipation in the CRP use the information from and annual DCP, ACRE the check to complete a and NAP programs is to one-time electronic fund provide this report to the transfer or to process the county office. Failure to payment as a check submit this data could transaction. result in a loss of proFunds may be withgram benefits and drawn from the proacreage history credit. ducer’s account as soon The data shall be re- as the same day a check ported accurately and in- for payment is presented formation submitted on to the county office. This each field will include check-conversion operathe crop, planting date tion is anticipated to be and method of planting implemented during the (no-till, minimum tillage upcoming months of Auor conventional). The gust or September. Risk Management Any subsequent crop Agency (crop insurance) (double crop) acres could also access FSA planted after harvest of acreage reporting infor- an initial crop (hay, mation to compare wheat, etc.) should be re-

ported to the FSA office. In the event of a request for a commodity loan or loan-deficiency payment, these acres must be included in our office records to determine eligible production and program benefits. There is no charge to provide this information to the Farm Service Agency when submitted by the acreage reporting deadline of July 16. FSA cooperates with the Risk Management Agency (RMA) to prevent fraud, waste and abuse in the Federal Crop Insurance Program. Our agency has been, and will continue to assist RMA and insurance providers by monitoring crop conditions throughout and the growing season. In addition, FSA will refer all suspected cases of fraud, waste and abuse to RMA. Producers may report suspected cases to the county office staff, RMA office or the Office or the Inspector General. Current-year planted acreage information for insured crops must be

reported to the insurance carrier or agent by July 16. All planting dates, crop, field size, etc., should be the same data provided to FSA. Programs administered by the Farm Service Agency mandate compliance with the sodbuster and swampbuster provisions. These provisions require producers to follow an approved conservation system on all highly erodible land (HEL) planted to an annual crop as determined by the Natural Re-

Any person who is convicted under federal or state law of a controlled-substance violation could be ineligible for USDA payments or benefits. Violations include planting, growing or harvesting a prohibited plant. Prohibited plants include marijuana, opium poppies and other drug-producing plants. The writer is executive director of the Shelby County Farm Service Agency.

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sources Conservation Service (NRCS). Any new land “broken out” and plans to plant an annual crop and/or a change of the crop rotation must be reviewed by the NRCS district conservationist. Form AD1026 shall be completed to document these changes. Swampbuster regulations provide that any converting of a wetland to make possible the planting of a crop will result in the loss of all USDA program benefits.

leading a discussion on policy issues that affect Midwestern farmers and ranchers, including an increasing need for farm labor. States that belong to the association are both Dakotas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. Next year’s annual meeting will be in the southwest North Dakota tourist town of Medora.

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LOCAL NEWS

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FIREWORKS GO off at the Fort Loramie Liberty Days Saturday night.

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MAGGIE TURNER, 5, shoots a basketball at the BRAYLIN SHANER, 5, of Fort Loramie, was de- COLTON ROSE, 3, of Fort Loramie, rides a blue Fort Loramie Liberty Days festival Saturday. Behind clared Little Miss Independence Saturday. Braylin seal at the Fort Loramie Liberty Days Saturday. Colton is the son of Brad and Kelly Rose. her is her mom, Erica Turner, and sister, Claire is the daughter of Jeff and Casey Shaner. Turner, 3, all of Sidney.

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MISS INDEPENDENCE 2011 Julia Holthaus, 18, (left) puts a sash on Danielle Wehrman, 17, both of Fort Loramie, as Wehrman is crowned Miss IndependSDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg ence 2012. Holthaus is the daughter of Ted and Beth Holthaus. Wehrman is JADEN ROSE, 6, of Fort Loramie, works to spin a ride at the Fort Loramie Libthe daughter of Dan and Ellen Wehrman. erty Days Saturday. Jaden is the daughter of Ron and Sue Rose.


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Celebrating the Fourth of July

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ONE-YEAR-OLD Caitlyn Kaup inspects the ducks before their next race Saturday afternoon at New Knoxville’s Independence Day Celebration. Caitlyn is the daughter of Amy and Jeff Kaup.

CARSYN HENSCHEN, 8, of New Knoxville, tries her luck at the ball toss Saturday at the New Knoxville festival. Carsyn is the daughter of Jeff and Shelly Henschen.

JESIE SAILER, 1, of New Bremen, tries out one of the cakes won at the New Knoxville festival Saturday afternoon with her father, John Sailer. Jesie is the daughter of Jenny Sailer.

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LOGAN SUCHLAND, 10, of New Bremen, eyes up his next pitch during the TODD SHROYER, of New Knoxville, prepares hamburgers for the hungry fourth-grade baseball game Saturday afternoon in New Knoxville. Logan is crowds Saturday afternoon in New Knoxville. the son of Bart and Michelle Suchland.

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SPECTATORS WATCH the duck races hoping their duck will win Saturday at the New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration.

COLTON EARL, 7, of New Knoxville, hits the target on the dunk tank Saturday. Colton is the son of Theresa and David Earl.


COMICS

Sidney Daily News, Monday, July 2, 2012

MUTTS

BIG NATE

HAGAR THE HORRIBLE

DILBERT

BLONDIE

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE

HI AND LOIS ZITS

BEETLE BAILEY FAMILY CIRCUS

DENNIS the MENACE

ARLO & JANIS

HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Tuesday, July 3, 2012 ARIE (March 21 to April 19) You feel pressured to make a choice between the demands of home and family and the demands of your job or your career today. It’s the Full Moon, and this is classic. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Be careful, because the Full Moon today makes this an accident-prone day for your sign. Accidents don’t have to happen, but they will if you are distracted. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Financial pressures might create some stress for you today due to the Full Moon. You will feel this especially if you owe money, and who doesn’t? CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Today, the only Full Moon that is opposite your sign all year is taking place. This is why you will feel some tension with partners and close friends. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) At work today, cut others some slack. People can feel the tension of today’s Full Moon, but it will be easy for you if you’re patient and easygoing with others. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Relationships with others in group situations could be tense today because of the Full Moon energy. If you want to keep the peace, don’t try to be right and don’t criticize others. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Like Aries, you’re pulled between the demands of home versus the demands of your career. However, it appears you cannot ignore your career right now, can you? SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Avoid controversial subjects like politics, religion and racial issues today because the Full Moon energy will trigger arguments. Situations could escalate out of hand in a New York minute. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You have a strong desire to improve yourself now — to be a better person. Don’t worry about earnings, cash flow or money today; these worries will quickly disappear. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Today the only Full Moon all year in your sign is taking place. This is why you might feel a bit edgy with others or impatient. (Cool your jets.) AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Parents will have to be patient with children, because today’s Full Moon could make everyone a bit cranky. Romance could be a bit rocky as well. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Avoid domestic arguments today by demonstrating patience with family members. Harmony and peace at home is a wonderful thing, so why destroy it? YOU BORN TODAY You’re a keen observer of life and conditions around you. You chronicle events, keep journals and make notes. In part, this is your desire to learn the truth. Philosophical by nature, you want to know more about everything, especially society and what makes people tick. A lovely, social year ahead awaits you. All your relationships will be blessed. Birthdate of: Patrick Wilson, actor; Audra McDonald, singer/actress; Tom Cruise, actor. (c) 2012 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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No relief in sight in our unseasonably hot and humid weather. Temperatures will continue to range in the low to mid 90s r i g h t through the 4th of July. We can also Sunrise/sunset expect scattered thunderTuesday sunset .........................9:10 p.m. Tonight’s sunset........................ 9:10 p.m. storms to develop from time Wednesday sunrise...................6:12 a.m. Tuesday sunrise ........................6:11 a.m. to time most likely during the afternoon and evening Temperatures and precipitation for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday will appear hours.

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Bald patches due to immune attack DEAR DR. number. Close to DONOHUE: 4.5 million AmerAfter shampooican adults and ing my hair, I children suffer looked in the from this condimirror and found tion every year. a large bald Like so many patch near my other illnesses, ear. I screamed. I it’s the result of can comb my To your an immune syshair to hide it. tem gone good Does this mean I berserk. The imam about to lose health mune system atall my hair? Is Dr. Paul G. tacks hair there a treatfollicles, the skin Donohue ment for it? — pores that are A.A. homes for each hair. ANSWER: With a What turns on the imfair degree of confidence, mune system to do this I can say you have alope- is something that waits cia areata, bald patches to be discovered. that vary in size and As heartbreaking as

alopecia areata is in the short run, there is high hope of complete restoration of hair in time. Around 50 percent will have hair regrowth within a year even if no treatment is given. Treatments exist to speed the healing process. One is injection of a high-potency cortisone drug, like triamcinolone, into the bald patch. Another treatment consists of applying an allergen directly to the bald spots. The reaction it produces leads to hair regrowth. The allergen often chosen is DPCP,

diphenylcyclopropenone. These are only two of the options open to alopecia areata patients. Hair follicles retain the capacity to regenerate. Complicated alopecia areata can affect the entire scalp and body hair. These are not common instances, when you consider the entire population of sufferers of this malady. If you like more detailed information, contact the National Alopecia Areata Foundation on line at www.naaf.org.

July 2, 1912 At a meeting of the Retail Merchants Association last evening a resolution passed requesting the business men of the city to close on July Fourth and enjoy a holiday the entire day. ——— Bonds of the Fort Loramie-Covington extension of the Western Ohio Railway must sell at the rate of not less than 90 cents on the dollar. Such is the ruling made by the State Utilities Commission to which the proposition to sell the bonds at the rate of 80 cents on the dollar was recently presented.

75 Years July 2, 1937 The new Seagraves 1000 gallon pumper was given a real workout this afternoon, when it shot a stream of water over the court house tower, in a novel test put to it by the local fire department. The new piece of equipment during the past few years has been given a series of tests and has responded in splendid fashion. The Underwriters official test report will probably not be available until next week. ——— cereRededication monies for the St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church of Anna to be held on the 11th of July are to be made impressively beautiful, and the congregation is planning the day to be one of joyous thanksgiving. The Rev. Edward Schramm, editor of the Lutheran Standard, will deliver the morning sermon. ——— Fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Lake Ridge Hotel at Indian Lake, causing a loss estimated at more than $20,000, despite efforts of firemen from four communities to subdue the flames. Bellefontaine, Lakeview, Russells Point, and Belle Center firemen were called to the scene.

50 Years July 2, 1962 Prospect of rain may have averted an appeal to state agricultural officials to have Shelby County classed as a farm “disaster” area, it was learned today. Dur-

ing the morning hours, a few sprinkles of rain fell in Sidney and nearby. Chief damage, it was said, has resulted from the drying up of pasture lands. Grass, it was said, has failed to grow after recent hay cutting. Corn reportedly is in need of rain, but agricultural officials said the damage to that crop is not as great now as would result from drought later on. ——— Paul J. Steinke, of the Steinke Insurance Agency, Botkins, was one of 21 agents of the Fidelity Life Association recently honored by the company by being awarded membership in its “300 Club”. A plaque, representative of this membership, was presented to the Botkins man by B.C. Dahlman, vice president of the company, at a sales seminar held at Cedar Point, attended also by Mrs. Steinke.

25 Years July 2, 1987 The City of Sidney will have a new fire prevention officer. Robert “Frog” Guilozet will take over the post from retiring Steve Bashore. Mr. Guilozet started with the Sidney Fire Department in 1982. ——— The Sidney Planning Commission is considering permitting the building of a family recreation center for Honda of America. The 6,000 square foot structure will be located on Fairington Drive in Sidney. Commission members raised concerns about the parking lot configuration. ——— The Sidney Jaycees will once again see to it that we have a wonderful Fourth of July. Mark Kaufman and Carl Wical are in charge of the activities. There will be many games, including a water balloon toss.

Distant mom refuses to admit past abuse DEAR ABBY: me and that she When I was a isn’t mentally ill. child, my mother It has taken a — a bipolar schizlong time for me ophrenic — to overcome the abused me. At 12, things she did to I decided I had me. Even now, had enough of her when I drive mental and physthrough the old ical abuse. A famne ig hbo r ho ods Dear ily friend helped where we lived — Abby me to leave and a different one for Abigail be placed with my every grade I father. I am now Van Buren went to school — 35 and haven’t I break down in seen my mother since tears from the memories then. of her abuse. Should I A few years ago I write my mother back or wrote her a letter. In it I just let it go? — ON AN included pictures of my EMOTIONAL ROLLER children, saying I would COASTER IN ILLINOIS like her to know her DEAR ON AN EMOgrandchildren. TIONAL ROLLER She ripped the photos COASTER: Let it go. into pieces and sent them Until your mother is well back with a note telling enough to admit what me to leave her alone and she did to you — and she that I had “made my ISN’T — do not expose choice in life.” your children to her. And Last month, I received as to the $6,000, if you a letter from her saying can afford to spend that she regretted destroying kind of money, spend it on the pictures and would therapy to overcome the now like me to send more sadness that still lingers and she could meet us all. from your abusive childShe also asked me for hood. $6,000. She claims I If you give it to your “know” she never abused mother, she will only ask

you for more and more. DEAR ABBY: My wife, “Diane,” and her youngest sister, “Jenny,” have grown closer in recent years. Jenny and her husband have been married as long as Diane and I have. Our children are close in age, and none of us is wealthy. We live in different states. In her attempt to stay connected to Diane, Jenny sends gifts on every conceivable occasion and non-occasion. She sends boxes of cheap items she picks up at her local dollar store — household knickknacks, toys, kitchen gadgets, plastic trinkets and costume jewelry. It’s always things we neither need nor use, and the postage probably costs more than the items in those boxes. Abby, I don’t like it. Our home is already jammed with too much stuff. I have told my wife I want her sister to stop sending all that junk. Of course, she doesn’t want to hurt her sister’s feelings, so she says nothing.

I have threatened to tell Jenny myself, but I know that would be a mistake. I don’t interact with her and her husband anyway, and we don’t communicate well. What can I do? — STUFFED WITH STUFF IN OREGON DEAR STUFFED: You can’t “do” anything because this is something your wife is going to have to deal with. Diane should tell Jenny that the two of you have reached a point in life where you are no longer able to accept things because you have nowhere to put them, and are now in the process of clearing out items you no longer use. She should tell her sister that when she wants to reach out, please do so on the Internet or pick up the phone. However, if Sissy refuses to take the hint, you and your wife should look for someplace to donate the unwanted items. A thrift shop, church sale, women’s shelter or children’s hospital would be ideal — if Diane agrees, that is.

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SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Dale Fjordbotten is a proud "My Little Pony" fan, with the shiny blue body suit and yellow lightning bolt, blue wings and blue tail to prove it. Like many “Bronies" boys and men who like the cartoon “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” — the 25-year-old college student turned out over the weekend for “BronyCon Summer 2012" at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, which drew 4,000 men, women, boys and girls,

many in colorful wigs and costumes. “I thought about what people would say. ‘It’s creepy. It’s weird. It's a ... show for little girls,'" said Fjordbotten, from Staten Island, N.Y. "It's just a great show ... the story line, the plot, the beautiful animation." Bronies say they’re a misunderstood lot who’ve gotten a bad rap from the media. They're all about the show, friendship, love and tolerance, and they have no bad intentions, they say.


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Reds edged by Giants Winning run scores in bottom of the ninth in 4-3 verdict

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CLEVELAND INDIANS starting pitcher Justin Masterson, of Beavercreek, delivers against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday in Baltimore.

Masterson pitches Tribe to win BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians came to Camden Yards mired in a fivegame losing streak. Worried that his players might switch into panic mode, manager Manny Acta called a team meeting to remind them that things can change in a hurry. His words rang true. Cleveland won three of four from the Orioles, including a 6-2 victory Sunday that provided an uplifting finish to a 4-6 road trip. Justin Masterson pitched seven innings of five-hit ball, Shelley Duncan homered and hit two doubles, and Aaron Cunningham contributed a solo shot. Cleveland totaled 55 hits in the four games, including eight for extra bases in the finale. “A nice bounce back to finish a road trip that started in such an ugly way,” Acta said. The Indians lost two of three in Houston and were swept in three games by the Yankees before bullying the skidding Orioles. “Being able to finish by winning three of four boosts the boys as we head back home, finally,” Masterson said. Masterson (5-7) retired the first 12 batters he faced and earned his first road win in four tries since May 3. The right-hander gave up two runs, one earned, struck out seven and walked none. “Masterson was dominant the majority of the game,” Acta said. “He was in command all day. He was able to throw that four-seam by guys whenever he wanted to at 95 or 96. Never a doubt.” Jim Thome went 0 for 4 in his Baltimore debut. Acquired Saturday in a trade with Philadelphia, the 41-year-old slugger struck out twice and grounded out twice against the team with which he broke into the majors in 1991. All-Star selection Adam Jones drove in a run and scored one for the Orioles, who have lost five of six and nine of 12. Baltimore starter Brian Matusz (5-10) didn’t make it out of the fifth inning and lost his fifth straight start. After the game, the left-hander was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, where the Orioles hope he can regain his form. “I think there’s a couple adjustments he can make that will help him,” said Dan Duquette, the team’s executive vice president of baseball operations. “He’s not too far away from being a winning major league pitcher. With a couple adjustments and some consistencies that will help him command his fastball better, that will give him a much better chance.” Matusz allowed five runs, four earned, seven hits and three walks in four-plus innings.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)— Angel Pagan hit a game-ending double that Jay Bruce misplayed in right field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a four-game series split with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Buster Posey poked a pitch from Jose Arredondo (4-2) down the right-field line that bounced into the stands for a two-out double. Then Pablo Sandoval was walked intentionally to set the stage for a wild finish. The crowd let out a sigh when Bruce drifted under Pagan’s fly ball to right until those whipping winds along the bay carried the ball over his head. The 42,039 from the sold-out stands at AT&T Park erupted, Pagan tossed his helmet and the Giants streamed out of the dugout in celebration. Santiago Casilla (2-3) blew the save in the ninth but worked out of a bases-loaded jam with no outs to give San Francisco a shot. Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong allowed only a two-run homer to Todd Frazier in seven innings. The right-hander struck out five and walked one, and the benches cleared after he slammed his bat because of an inside pitch from Reds starter Bronson Arroyo in the sixth. After all the drama, the Giants ended the weekend the same way they started it: in first place in the NL West over the rival Dodgers. Reds slugger Joey Votto sat out the game with inflammation in his left knee. Miguel Cairo, who replaced Votto in the bottom of the fifth Saturday, started at first base. Cincinnati could have used the help. Posey, the NL’s top vote-getter for the All-Star team announced earlier in the morning, hit the last of three straight two-out singles in the third to drive in Ryan Theriot and give the Giants a 1-0 lead. Theriot singled, doubled, walked twice and scored San Francisco’s first three runs. Frazier followed with a two-run homer in the fifth that drifted just over the wall in left field to put Cincinnati ahead. Frazier’s eighth home

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SAN FRANCISCO Giants' Ryan Theriot, left, slides to score as Cincinnati Reds catcher Ryan Hannigan waits for the ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday in San Francisco. Theriot scored on a double from Melky Cabrera. run of the season came in place of third baseman Scott Rolen, who was taken out of the lineup with back spasms while Vogelsong was warming up on the mound. After Theriot doubled in front of a diving Bruce in the fifth, he scored on Melky Cabrera’s single to tie the game 2-all. Posey was hit by an 0-1 pitch next, and though San Francisco’s offense stalled with only one out, what appeared to be an unintentional inside pitch wasn’t forgotten Vogelsong squared to sacrifice bunt in the sixth when Arroyo’s inside pitch turned him around, the ball richoted off the bat and hit plate umpire Dan Iassogna’s shoulder. Vogelgong slammed the bat down and took a couple steps toward Arroyo, the benches cleared and both teams were warned. Arroyo muttered a few words at Vogelsong when the Giants pitcher jogged back to the dugout after he landed a

successful sacrifice, and Arroyo was booed soundly walking off the mound after a scoreless inning. His final line: six innings, seven hits, two strikeouts, two runs and two walks. All that drama never really materialized into anything tangible. Reds manager Dusty Baker replaced Arroyo with Logan Ondrusek in the seventh, when Theriot drew a leadoff walk. Cabrera dropped a sacrifice bunt and Posey followed with a line-drive single to center over a drawn-in infield to give San Francisco a 3-2 lead. Bruce singled off lefty Javier Lopez to open the ninth. Casilla entered and allowed consecutive singles to Ryan Ludwick and Frazier to load the bases. Cairo, at the time batting .133, hit an RBI single to tie the game at 3-all. Casilla has blown two of his last three save opportunities, and is 20

for 23 this season in place of bearded closer Brian Wilson. But the hard-throwing right-hander rallied to strike out Ryan Hanigan, Wilson Valdez and get Zack Cozart to pop out to first base, setting the stage for San Francisco in the bottom of the ninth. Notes: Rolen was credited with a start batting sixth, and Frazier with a start at third base. Rolen did not get credit for an appearance at third base. ... Vogelsong hit Brandon Phillips with a pitch with two in the fourth for Cincinnati’s first baserunner. Vogelsong has hit four batters in his last five games. ... San Francisco’s Aubrey Huff (sprained right knee) will begin a rehab assignment Wednesday for Class A San Jose. ... The 2002 NL champion Giants team, which Baker managed, was honored before the game. Barry Bonds and Jeff Kent were among the members of that team in attendance.

Hamilton leads All-Star vote-getters LaRussa adds Bruce, Chapman, but snubs Cueto, Phillips NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Hamilton is set to lead a Texas parade to the All-Star game. Now, fans will decide if Chipper Jones gets one final appearance or whether it’s time for teen sensation Bryce Harper. Hamilton drew a record total of more than 11 million votes, and the slugger was among seven Rangers chosen Sunday as All-Stars. A trio of San Francisco Giants rallied in the last week to claim spots while three Yankees also made the starting lineup. “I don’t think the Texas Rangers have to apologize because we’ve got good players,” AL manager Ron Washington of Texas said. “I certainly didn’t pick my guys being selfish, I picked them very deserving of being All-Stars, bottom line.” Washington fastballer Stephen Strasburg and Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey were two of the 66 players chosen by fans, managers and big leaguers for the showcase July 10 in Kansas City. So was 20-year-old Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout, who leads the AL in hitting at .339 and drew more than 800,000

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TEXAS RANGERS' Josh Hamilton stands in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won the game 7-2. write-in votes. Few of the races for starting spots were close and there seemed to be little complaining about the fans’ choices. OK, sure, David Wright

could’ve gotten the nod over Pablo Sandoval. But there certainly will be campaigning this week when it comes to Jones and Harper after they were left off — for now, anyway. The NL and AL each have one spot left, with fans voting online through Thursday to select one of five candidates in both leagues. Jones and Harper are two of the NL possibilities. At 40, Jones is a seven-time All-Star and plans to retire after this season. Banged up, the Atlanta third baseman has managed to hit near .300. “This being my last year, it would be fun to go. I’d love to take my kids,” Jones said. At 19, Harper started the season in Triple-A. The Washington outfielder has dazzled since his promotion with his bat, arm and flatout hustle. “I’m an old-timer, so I’d probably lean toward Chipper,” NL manager Tony La Russa said on the TBS selection show. The league that wins the All-Star game gains homefield advantage in the World Series. The NL won last year,

then St. Louis became the ninth straight home team to win Game 7 in the Series. The NL starters: Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto, Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla, shortstop Rafael Furcal and outfielder Carlos Beltran of St. Louis, Kemp, Sandoval, Posey and Cabrera Selected by NL manager tony LaRussa from the Reds were outfielder Jay Bruce and relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman. But left off the National League team were ace pitcher Johnny Cueto and second baseman Brandon Phillips. The five candidates for the final AL roster spot are all right-handed pitchers: Texas rookie Yu Darvish and fellow starters Jake Peavy of the White Sox and Jason Hammel of Baltimore and relievers Jonathan Broxton of the Royals and Ernesto Frieri of the Angels. The NL candidates: Jones, Harper, Arizona second baseman Aaron Hill, Atlanta outfielder Michael Bourn and St. Louis third baseman David Freese, MVP of last year’s World Series.


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Keselowski’s 3rdf Cup win shakes things up

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SPAIN'S CESC Fabregas passes the ball past Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to assist David Silva, unseen, to score the opening goal during the Euro

2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Spain wins again, beating Italy 4-0 at Euro 2012 European Championship finals, and Casillas played in his record 100th victory in international soccer. Spain’s other goals on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium came from David Silva, Jordi Alba and Juan Mata. “We were superior to Italy,” said midfielder Xavi Hernandez, perhaps Spain’s most influential player over the last four years. “We played a complete game and perhaps the best of the entire European Championship. We made history.” Four years ago at Euro 2008, Spain ended a 44-year drought of major titles, beating Germany 1-0 in the final to start a run that has been unmatched by any other team in history. Although they lost to the United States in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup in 2009, snapping a record 15game winning streak, the Spanish have been nearly impossible to beat in competitive matches. A year after that game against the Ameri-

cans, Spain opened the 2010 World Cup with a loss to Switzerland. But they then went on a tear, winning their next six games to finally claim a World Cup title and undoubtedly shed for good the “underachiever” tag. In all that time since Euro 2008, Spain has won with flair, using its short passing game — dubbed “tiki taka” by the Spanish media and adopted by the team —to dazzle scrambling opponents. “Tonight, there was no contest,” Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said. “They were too superior, so the bitterness at losing this final is only relative.” Against Italy, Spain was the favorite, but was also primed to be beaten after being held to a 1-1 draw by the Italians in their opening Group C match. Spain, which has been experimenting with a lineup that excludes a recognized striker, needed a penalty shootout to reach the final after a 0-0 tie with Portugal in the semifi-

nals. The controversial lineup, which Spain coach Vicente del Bosque again employed on Sunday, is akin to playing in the Super Bowl without a running back. Sure, you can still score touchdowns, but you give up on the chance for a game-breaking play. Still, the midfielders and the defenders got the job done in the first half. Silva headed in a high shot in the 14th minute off a pass from Cesc Fabregas. And Alba added another in the 41st, picking up a beautiful through ball from Xavi and shooting past Buffon. “The game was ours after the first goal, but the truth is that we played one heck of a game,” Fabregas said. Italy’s task was tough enough with 11 players, and it became impossible with only 10 after the 64th minute. All its substitutes were used when midfielder Thiago Motta, who had only been on the field for seven minutes, was taken off with an injury.

O’s get Thome in deal with Phillies BALTIMORE (AP)— Jim Thome arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday, eager to become a regular in the Baltimore Orioles lineup and to make a good team even better. Acquired Saturday in a trade that sent two minor leaguers to Philadelphia, Thome, 41, hurriedly traveled from Miami to Baltimore and was in the starting lineup against Cleveland. Playing in the American League means Thome can serve as a designated hitter. “I expect to come to the ballpark and play every day,” he said. “Can I do that? I mean, realistically, probably not. But I think the mentality every day is to come and be ready.” Thome batted fifth Sunday and received a standing ovation at Camden Yards before his first plate appearance, a groundout. He went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in Baltimore’s 6-2 loss. Thome didn’t play as often as he would have liked for the last-place Phillies. He was, however, thankful to get a second chance to be in Philadelphia, where he starred from 2003-05. “I think everybody knows my history in Philly. It’s a great organization, they were first

class,” he said. “Obviously, I think they put me in a real good situation here, so I am excited again.” Thome expected to play more first base with the Phillies, but wasn’t physically capable of doing so. “That put them in a tough situation and I understood that,” he said. “Then interleague happened and I was able to get some consistent atbats. It was one of them things where it kind of made me really realize how much I did love the game and how much I did want to play and get

those at-bats every day.” The lefty batting Thome has 609 home runs, tied with Sammy Sosa for seventh on the career list. He had 18 at Camden Yards in 67 games. “It’s always been a very good park to hit in, but ultimately you’ve got to go out and have good at-bats,” he said. “Good at-bats hopefully will produce hits.” Thome was delighted to join a team in contention to make the postseason. Despite Sunday’s loss, Baltimore is in second place in the AL East with a 42-36

record. “These guys, they’ve had a great year,” he said. “I think they’ve done some special things and hopefully we can continue to do that.” Thome’s presence could mean a lot in a clubhouse in needed of veteran leadership. “Not only can you contribute the days you play, but also the days you don’t play. Watching the game, watching pitchers and just talking baseball,” he said. “I think that’s what I was fortunate to learn from in Cleveland and my years coming up.”

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Just like clockwork, Spain’s “tiki taka” passing game tore Italy apart. The World Cup champions controlled the play Sunday in the European Championship final, as they usually do. They moved the ball up the field with short pass after short pass, as they usually do. But, incredibly, they also managed to score a whopping four goals, something they don’t usually do. It all added up to a 40 win over Italy and a third straight major soccer title for Spain. “We won being true to our playing style, and by moving the ball the we way we moved it we knew how to take charge of the match,” said Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the team’s captain. “What we do is difficult but we make it look easy.” Casillas and Spain striker Fernando Torres also made their own histories. Torres became the first man to score in two

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — be a little stronger Brad Keselowski was throughout,” he said. the only driver at Ken- “But my car was fast. tucky Speedway to com- The longer the run went, in all three the better we seemed to pete NASCAR races. get.” Late on a hot SaturBecause Carl Edday night in the Blue- wards, 11th in the standgrass countryside, he ings, and 13th-place also was the only one to Paul Menard have yet to pick up a third Sprint win, Kahne has an adCup win of the season. vantage thanks to his “I wanted all three, but sometimes that ain’t meant to happen,” a happy Keselowski said about his starts in the Truck, Nationwide and Cup races at the 1.5-mile oval. “But second, seventh and a first ain’t bad at all.” It sure isn’t. Now Keselowski is elbowing his way into the season-ending Chase picture and making AP Photo/James Crisp more than a BRAD KESELOWSKI celebrates couple of other after winning the NASCAR Sprint drivers nerv- Cup Series auto race at Kentucky about Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday. ous their own chances. win at Charlotte. As the Cup series “It’s time for us to get builds to its climactic it in gear,” Edwards said. stretch run, Keselowski, “I am real frustrated. who also won at Bristol (Crew chief) Bob (Osand Talladega and is borne) is real frustrated. now 10th in the stand- I know we can do this.” ings, is making a lot of Heading into this people take notice. weekend’s Cup race at Kyle Busch stands Daytona, Matt Kenseth 12th with the top 12 is first in the standings, through the first 26 followed by Dale Earnraces making the Chase hardt Jr., Jimmie John“playoffs.” He realizes son, Greg Biffle, Denny that 10th-place finishes Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, — like he had at Ken- Clint Bowyer, Martin tucky — might not be Truex Jr., Tony Stewart good enough. and Keselowski. “We’re still within Keselowski conceded reach and everything,” that his team had “reliahe said in the din of the bility issues” early in the postrace bustle, before year. adding, “We’re certainly But he has had his not running the way we Penske Dodge in conneed to be running.” tention in almost all the Kasey Kahne, who rest of the 17 races so used a late rally to close far. With just nine races to second in Kentucky, left before the Chase, climbed into the final the 28-year-old Michiwild-card position at gan native is just confi14th. dent enough to believe “A top-five (finish) is he can create even more good, but it’s probably havoc. not going to get us in the “The only thing that Chase,” he said. “We means anything is who’s need to win a race or two in the top 10 and who more to make the has the most wins when Chase.” the Chase gets going,” he Kahne rallied from a said. “That is the only lap down to squeeze Ke- thing that matters.” selowski’s final advanCrew chief Paul tage to 4.399 seconds. Wolfe pulled a Houdini Kahne had finished move during Friday’s higher than 19th just practice. Keselowski once in the season’s first collided with Juan six races. Crashes at Pablo Montoya on the Pocono and Michigan very first lap of put a damper on his warmups, wrecking his hopes before he started best car. Wolfe and his picking off cars in the crew grabbed last year’s final few laps on the car and, in an hour’s bumpy track in Ken- time in 100-degree heat, tucky. transformed it into the “We’ve got to keep vehicle that dominated working on it and got to the final 60 laps.


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Scoreboard

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TIGER WOODS acknowledges the gallery after making par on the first green during the final round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Club in Country Bethesda, Md., Sunday.

Tiger wins by 2 shots

NASCAR Sprint Cup-Quaker State 400 Results The Associated Press Saturday At Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Ky. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (8) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 267 laps, 137.7 rating, 47 points, $176,470. 2. (19) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 267, 98.7, 42, $136,860. 3. (3) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 124.6, 42, $164,776. 4. (7) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 112.4, 40, $109,770. 5. (9) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 267, 104.3, 39, $141,646. 6. (1) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 119.2, 39, $135,271. 7. (20) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 267, 93.3, 37, $130,871. 8. (10) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 267, 104.8, 36, $111,349. 9. (16) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 267, 101, 35, $124,160. 10. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 120.4, 36, $132,368. 11. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 267, 90.5, 33, $127,321. 12. (15) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 267, 82.4, 32, $89,960. 13. (12) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 267, 81.9, 31, $108,818. 14. (31) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 267, 68.5, 30, $110,476. 15. (17) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 78.7, 29, $112,043. 16. (6) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 267, 91.9, 28, $106,524. 17. (34) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 267, 62.6, 28, $105,068. 18. (21) Casey Mears, Ford, 267, 69.8, 27, $94,743. 19. (14) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 267, 66.7, 25, $100,793. 20. (25) Carl Edwards, Ford, 266, 80.4, 24, $121,951. 21. (11) Greg Biffle, Ford, 266, 84.7, 23, $85,885. 22. (18) Joey Logano, Toyota, 266, 67.5, 22, $85,635. 23. (38) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 266, 54.6, 21, $77,410. 24. (29) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 266, 62.3, 20, $116,035. 25. (23) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 266, 61.7, 19, $103,880. 26. (13) Aric Almirola, Ford, 266, 61.5, 18, $113,721. 27. (28) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 265, 52.9, 17, $96,193. 28. (40) David Gilliland, Ford, 265, 49.9, 16, $85,957. 29. (33) David Ragan, Ford, 263, 47.1, 15, $75,810. 30. (39) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 262, 49.2, 14, $73,735. 31. (41) Ken Schrader, Ford, 262, 36.7, 13, $82,170. 32. (22) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 231, 50.8, 12, $126,085. 33. (26) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, accident, 209, 66.5, 11, $81,010. 34. (5) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, accident, 208, 73.4, 10, $117,118. 35. (42) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, engine, 144, 37.8, 9, $72,910. 36. (32) David Stremme, Toyota, vibration, 71, 31.4, 8, $72,860. 37. (30) Josh Wise, Ford, vibration, 60, 30.9, 7, $74,305. 38. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, brakes, 58, 34.1, 6, $72,703. 39. (24) Scott Speed, Ford, brakes, 55, 38.8, 5, $69,950. 40. (27) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, overheating, 52, 33.6, 0, $69,850. 41. (43) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, vibration, 47, 28.3, 3, $77,800. 42. (37) Mike Bliss, Toyota, overheating, 18, 29.5, 0, $69,745. 43. (36) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, electrical, 12, 27, 1, $69,317. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 145.607 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 45 minutes, 2 seconds. Margin of Victory: 4.399 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 24 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: Ky.Busch 1-33; B.Keselowski 34-43; Ky.Busch 44; T.Kvapil 45; Ky.Busch 46-96; J.Johnson 97-98; Ky.Busch 99-129; D.Hamlin 130-149; J.Johnson 150; C.Mears 151; D.Hamlin 152-187; J.Johnson 188-203; D.Hamlin 204B.Keselowski 206-207; 205; Ky.Busch 208-209; J.Johnson 210211; B.Keselowski 212-267. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Ky.Busch, 5 times for 118 laps; B.Keselowski, 3 times for 68 laps; D.Hamlin, 3 times for 58 laps; J.Johnson, 4 times for 21 laps; T.Kvapil, 1 time for 1 lap; C.Mears, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. M.Kenseth, 633; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 622; 3. J.Johnson, 610; 4. G.Biffle, 608; 5. D.Hamlin, 565; 6. K.Harvick, 565; 7. C.Bowyer, 557; 8. M.Truex Jr., 556; 9. T.Stewart, 545; 10. B.Keselowski, 537; 11. C.Edwards, 503; 12. Ky.Busch, 495.

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Congressional reopened its gates Sunday to thousands of spectators who got what they expected in the AT&T National — another win by Tiger Woods. Only this win didn't follow a typical script. Caught in a tense duel with Bo Van Pelt on another sweltering day, it looked as though Woods blinked first until Van Pelt matched him with mistakes of his own. Woods closed with a 2-under 69 and won by two shots when Van Pelt finished with his third straight bogey and had to settle for a 71. Woods won for the third time this year, the most of anyone on the PGA Tour, and it was the 74th win of his career. That moved him past Jack Nicklaus into second place on the tour list, eight short of the record set by Sam Snead. Woods, who finished at 8-under 276, moved to the top of the PGA Tour money list and the FedEx Cup standings for the first time since September 2009. effectively He clinched the win with a 9-iron down the hill toward the peninsula green on the 18th, a shot so pure that Woods started walking and twirled the club moments after he made contact. And so ended a wild week in Washington — record heat Friday, followed by a wind storm that topped dozens of trees at Congressional and forced the tournament to keep spectators out Saturday. They were back in force for the final round, and they were treated to some pretty good theater. "What an incredible week," said Woods, the host of the AT&T National and a winner for the second straight time Area tracks it has come to CongresShady Bowl Speedway sional. "Everybody, Saturday's results Late Models thank you for being paFast Qualifier: Brandon tient with us. Yesterday Bayse 13.775 was a silent day. I think Dash Winner: Mike Ward Heat Winner: Chris Parker everyone saved up for Feature: 1. Brandon Bayse 2. today. What an atmos- Shawn Stansell 3. Jamie Hunt 4. phere to play in front of." Mathew Parsons 5. Bob Sibila 6. There wasn't much to Jim Lewis Jr. 7. Sam Heckman 8. Chris Parker 9. Craig Borland 10. cheer in the final hour Mike Ward Modifieds except for the 15th hole, Fast Qualifier: Chad Poole when Woods holed a 20- 13.458 foot birdie putt that Dash Winner: Buck Purtee Heat Winners: Brad Yelton crawled into the front of Josh Sage the cup, and Van Pelt andFeature: 1. Greg Stapleton 2. matched that birdie with Jason Timmerman 3. Brad a 10-footer as the pres- Williams 4. Ross Klingelhofer 5. Bill Burba 6. Buck Purtee 7. Mike sure was building. Carroll 8. Chad Poole 9. Brad YelVan Pelt had him on ton 10. Josh Smith 11. Jerry Sta12. Jason Wells 13. Gregg the ropes on the par-5 pleton Jackson 14. Jim Lewis Jr. 15. Josh 16th by ripping a 345- Sage 16. Dave Sage Street Stocks yard tee shot and having Fast Qualifier: Rodney Roush only a 6-iron into the 15.189 green. Woods hit a specDash Winner: Steve Snapp Heat Winner: Ricky Young tator in the left rough Feature: 1. Mike Snapp 2. with his tee shot, laid up, Brian Reeser 3. Scott Sullenberger and then attacked a 4. Steve Snapp 5. Chris Abbott 6. Roush 7. Jeff Albright 8. back flag only to see the Rodney Jesse Gade 9. Chad Brandyberry ball tumble over the 10. Jason Burnside 11. Richard green and down an 8- Roush 12. Robert Roush 13. Kevin Brandyberry 14. Landon Sciacca foot slope.

Haager [4]; 19. 67-Eddie Shaner [10] Hard Charger: 65-Todd Sherman [+9] Block Thunder Stock Cars [#]-Starting Position Heat winner: Tony Anderson. A-Main, (15 Laps) — 1. 16-Jeff Koz [6]; 2. 7b-Shawn Valenti [5]; 3. 82-Chris Douglas [7]; 4. 22t-Tony Anderson [8]; 5. 27-Frank Paladino [2]; 6. 26-Justin Long [1]; 7. 2-Nick Bowers [3]; 8. 48-Tim Cole [4] Hard Charger: 16-Jeff Koz [+5] 1000cc Mini Sprints Heat winners: Drew Rader, Rob Winks Feature: 1. 44X-Lee Underwood [2] 2. 55-Rob Winks [7] 3. 12JTyler Moore [5] 4. 1R-Nick Daugherty [4] 5. 30-Adam Treadway [9] 6. 7R-Rick Daugherty [12] 7. 12-Michael Roehling [11] 8. 65Chris Bounds [13] 9. 4-Chase Dunham [10] 10. OO-Michael Helterbran [3] 11. 50-Craig Stower [1] 12. 44-Tyler Ransbottom [6] 13. 74-Drew Rader [8] Tough Trucks [#]-Starting Position Heat winners: Tim Fox, Mike Hicks. A-Main — 1. 71-Chris Hicks [3]; 2. 33-Mike Hicks [5]; 3. 79Brian Beach [4]; 4. 18b-Tim Fox [6]; 5. 25g-Gabe Twining [8]; 6. 60-Jerry Sawmiller [1]; 7. 70-Terry Klopfenstein [2]; 8. 1w-Matt Twining [10]; 9. 1s-Mike Sawmiller [13]; 10. x-Liz Jacobs [12]; 11. 710-Ben Werling [19]; 12. 43-Dan Crowder [9]; 13. A18-Jason Callender [14]; 14. 3Kolton Waughtel [20]; 15. co1Logan Yelton [11]; 16. o1h-Randy Hamp [17]; 17. 99p-Austin Scott [18]; 18. 24-Joe Carl [16]; 19. 1xJerry Butler [7] Hard Charger: 710-Ben Werling [+8]

Baseball Major Leagues National League The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Washington. . . 45 32 .584 — 3 New York . . . . 43 36 .544 Atlanta . . . . . . 41 37 .526 4½ Miami . . . . . . . 38 40 .487 7½ Philadelphia . . 36 45 .444 11 Central Division — Cincinnati . . 43 35 .551 1 Pittsburgh . . . 42 36 .538 St. Louis . . . . . 41 38 .519 2½ Milwaukee . . . 36 42 .462 7 Houston . . . . . 32 47 .405 11½ 14 Chicago . . . . . . 29 49 .372 West Division San Francisco . 45 35 .563 — Los Angeles . . 43 36 .544 1½ 5 Arizona . . . . . . 39 39 .500 Colorado . . . . . 30 48 .385 14 15 San Diego . . . . 30 50 .375 Saturday's Games Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 3 Cincinnati 2, San Francisco 1 Chicago Cubs 3, Houston 2 Atlanta 7, Washington 5 Miami 3, Philadelphia 2 Milwaukee 10, Arizona 2 N.Y. Mets 5, L.A. Dodgers 0 San Diego 8, Colorado 4 Sunday's Games Miami 5, Philadelphia 2 Washington 8, Atlanta 4 Milwaukee 2, Arizona 1 St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 4 Chicago Cubs 3, Houston 0 San Diego 2, Colorado 0 San Francisco 4, Cincinnati 3 N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers, 8:05 p.m. Monday's Games Houston (Lyles 2-4) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 7-3), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 5-7) at Atlanta (Hanson 9-4), 7:10 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 4-6) at Milwaukee (Greinke 9-2), 8:10 p.m. Colorado (Outman 0-3) at St. Louis (Lohse 7-2), 8:15 p.m. San Diego (Richard 5-8) at Arizona (Cahill 6-6), 9:40 p.m. Cincinnati (Bailey 5-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 4-7), 10:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games Miami at Milwaukee, 4:10 p.m. San Francisco at Washington, 6:35 p.m. Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. American League East Division W L Pct GB New York . . . . 48 30 .615 — Baltimore . . . . 42 36 .538 6 Boston. . . . . . . 42 37 .532 6½ Tampa Bay . . . 41 38 .519 7½ Toronto . . . . . . 40 39 .506 8½ Central Division Chicago . . . . . . 42 37 .532 — Cleveland . . . 40 38 .513 1½ Detroit . . . . . . 39 40 .494 3 Kansas City . . 35 42 .455 6 Minnesota. . . . 33 45 .423 8½ West Division Texas. . . . . . . . 50 29 .633 — Los Angeles . . 44 35 .557 6

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our community by providing a state-of- the-art facility right here in Shelby County. We see this as an asset for all the citizens of the region to enjoy,” said Rhonda Keister. “Whether it is to renew our downtown, create a home for the arts, revitalize an historic landmark or add a new dimension to what we call home, this project will touch all of our lives in a positive fashion. Vibrant communities have similar qualities that make them the kinds of places that people like to visit and want to live in and one of those is a thriving arts and cultural community,” said Beigel. Raise the Roof for the Arts anticipates the campaign to conclude by the end of this year, with renovations begin-

ning during 2013. “The enthusiasm of our campaign team and their embrace of this campaign will help us achieve our goal of $3.5 million and will help to make our community a better place to live, work and visit,” said Rudy Keister. “There is much work to do, but we are confident we'll see success, and our community will have a beautifully renovated venue to use for the performing arts, arts and education activities, private rentals, corporate events and more,” Mardie Milligan said. For more information about Raise The Roof for the Arts, visit the organizations website at www.sidneytheatre.org. or contact them at sidneytheatre@roadrunner.com.

Woman who died in accident identified The fatal victim of a two-car accident at the intersection of Sharp and Scott roads Friday has been identified. Christina Tricia Deitz, of Sidney, died following the crash. Anna Rescue, Sidney Rescue and Anna Fire responded to the site at 10 a.m. It involved an

SUV and another vehicle. Deitz was one of the drivers. Passengers from both vehicles and the driver of the second car were taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital. Their names have not yet been released. An obituary for Deitz appears on Page 3A.

Changing addresses every week is unusual cough and DR. WALwheeze. I’ve LACE: My parasked her if she ents are would smoke divorced. I live outside, but she with my mother acted like I had for one week, insulted her, and then I live and she continwith my father ues to smoke in and his girlfriend the fol’Tween the garage. I’ve this lowing week. 12 & 20 discussed with my dad, However, there Dr. Robert and he says that is a problem I Wallace he is completely can’t get a hanfine with her dle on. My dad’s girlfriend is a smoker using the garage as a and I have asthma. She place to smoke. Many doesn’t smoke in the times when she comes house, but she smokes in back into the house, she secondhand an attached garage. Un- brings fortunately, for me, the smoke with her. I told my smell leaks into the dad that secondhand house causing me to smoke is a health hazard

to all that have to breathe it, but he doesn’t believe it and wants proof. When I show him written proof, he always says it’s not reliable. What should I do? Nameless, Moline, Ill. NAMELESS: Changing addresses every week is a most unusual situation. Discuss things with your mother and see if it’s possible to live with her full time and spend a weekend or two a month with your father. If the court ruled this unusual living arrangement for you and your father won’t allow you to spend more time with your mother, it

might be time to have her seek legal advice. You should not be forced to be physically miserable because of the poor manners of a smoker. Dr. Robert Wallace welcomes questions from readers. Although he is unable to reply to all of them individually, he will answer as many as possible in this column. Email him at rwallace@galesburg.net. To find out more about Dr. Robert Wallace and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

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past two nights.” Motorists found it challenging to get across town Friday afternoon and Saturday, as traffic signals weren’t working at many intersections. By Sunday morning, however, most were functioning. “I can’t say they’re all back on, but a majority are,” Sidney Police Lt. Mike Rosengarten said Sunday morning. Rosengarten said he wasn’t aware of any crashes because traffic signals were out, but “there were a lot of near misses.” The storm’s aftermath has kept firefighters busy, too. “We’ve been handling a lot wires down,” Jason Truesdale, a firefighter at the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services, said Sunday morning. Truesdale said they haven’t handled any serious injuries related to the power outage. He said there was a structure fire Saturday night, but it was not related to the power outage. The rescue squad has been transporting people with heat-related problems, he said. Some have been taken to the Sidney Middle School, where the American Red Cross has set up a shelter. Firefighters had to deal with a power outage of their own in the midst of responding to calls. “I think we might be still on a generator,” Truesdale said, speaking from the main station downtown. “Station 2 (on Vandemark Road) was on a generator, but with no air conditioning. I think they got air conditioning back up.” The Northern Miami Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross opened a shelter at the middle school Saturday evening. Red Cross Executive Director R. Scott Miller, speaking at the shelter Sunday morning, said the shelter had up to 20 people at one time.

Some stayed overnight. People had come in to cool off and charge their cell phones. About 20 Red Cross volunteers have been helping at the shelter, he said. Miller said the shelter will continue to operate “as long as there is a need.” He said Red Cross personnel planned to meet Sunday afternoon to decide how much longer the shelter would operate. He said the decision would depend largely on how much progress the power companies have made in restoring electricity. In Shelby County there were multiple calls into 911 to report downed trees and wires. There were at least 12 reports of lines down, four reports of poles down, a couple of reports of transformers on fire or arcing and six reports of trees down on Friday following the storm. On Saturday morning there were a couple more reports in the county about downed trees and power lines. Sidney Fire and Emergency Services personnel started to receive calls on storm damage at 4:05 p.m. There were five reports of lines down, nine reports of alarms, eight reports of limbs or trees down, five calls on transformer issues, nine reports for medical assistance and three injuries. At 4:06 p.m., there was a report that lightning had struck a home at 1338 Riverbend Drive. The lightning strike did not result in a fire. At 4:09 p.m. on Friday, medics responded to 116 1/2 W. Poplar St. on a report of a person stuck in an elevator. On Saturday morning, there were four separate calls about power line issues on the 300 block of Grove Street. According to reports, a tree on that block caught on fire from power lines and continued smoking. DP&L was called to the scene.

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Word of the Week The word for firework in Japanese, 'hanabi', means 'fire-flower.'

Newspaper Knowledge Have a safety lesson and go through the newspaper and clip things that can be dangerous if used incorrectly, like knives, spray cans, tools, and fireworks, and the like.

On This Day July 2 In 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight at the equator.

Facts From The Bookshelf For hundreds of years, even before Francis Scott key wrote of seeing “the rockets” red glare, the bombs bursting in air,” people have been awed by the bright lights and big noise of fireworks. The ancient Chinese used fireworks at festivals and to frighten enemies in battle. Captain John Smith set them off in Jamestown in 1608, enjoying a big of English popular entertainment and impressing the Native Americans.

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All About Fireworks! FACTS ABOUT FIREWORKS The first fireworks were probably made in China, around 2,000 years ago. Chinese crackers, as they are known, are still used in China today to celebrate weddings, births and religious festivals – and to scare away evil spirits! Fireworks were used for centuries in ancient Indian and Thai religious ceremonies. Some of the rockets were 8-10 feet long and were attached to bamboo sticks that were 40 feet high. The first recorded fireworks in England were at the wedding of King Henry VII in 1486. They gained popularity during the reign of Henry VIII and by Elizabethan times (1558-1603) there was a fireworks master. Queen Elizabeth I created this post so that someone would be in charge of organizing firework displays for great occasions. James II even knighted his fireworks master after a particularly excellent show of fireworks at his coronation.

OTHER INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FIREWORKS • The word for firework in Japanese, 'hanabi,' means 'fire-flower.' • Half of all firework accidents happen to children under the age of 16. • The first fireworks recorded in America were set off by an Englishman, Captain John Smith, famous in the story of Pocahontas. • Three sparklers burning together generate the same heat as a blow-torch. • The world's largest single firework was set off at a festival in Japan in 1988. The shell weighed more than half a ton and the burst was more than a kilometer across. • Throwing a firework in a street or public place is a criminal offense, with a maximum fine of 5,000 pounds in England. (Approx. $7,800 U.S. dollars) FIREWORK SAFETY Fireworks can be great fun. Unfortunately, every year, people get hurt because they fool around

SMOKY ORIGINS Legend has it that the Chinese made the first fireworks in the 800s, filling bamboo shoots with gunpowder and exploding them at the New Year with the hope that the sound would scare away evil spirits. According to tradition, Marco Polo brought this technology back to Europe. It's fair to say, however, that the origins of fireworks are shrouded in smoke; the China story is widespread, and possibly true, but fireworks may in fact have developed in India or the Arab world. Fireworks became known

with fireworks. Last year more than 900 people required hospital treatment from accidents involving fireworks. Make sure you’re not one of them by following these few simple rules. Never play with fireworks – They are explosives and can hurt you. Only adults should light or hold fireworks. When you are watching fireworks stand well back.

Never go near a firework that has been lit. Even if it hasn’t gone off, it could still explode. Fireworks will frighten your pets, so keep your pets safely indoors. If you are given a sparkler: Always wear gloves. Hold it at arm’s length. When your sparkler goes out, DON’T TOUCH IT. It could still burn you, so put it in a bucket of water.

During the 1700s, displays became in Europe during the 1300s, probably after returning Crusaders brought them more elaborate and were popular with European royalty. French King Louis from the East. XV ordered extravagant displays of fireworks at Versailles, and Russian czar EXPLOSIVE POPULARITY Peter the Great put on a five-hour show By the 1400s Florence, Italy, was after the birth of his son. Meanwhile, in the center of fireworks manufacturing. the American colonies settlers used At this time fireworks were just one fireworks to mark happy occasions. effect in a celebration rather than its Today fireworks are a key part of focus. At religious festivals Italians celebrating Independence Day in the made plaster figures that spewed fireworks from their eyes and mouths. The United States, Guy Fawkes' Day in the United Kingdom, Bastille Day in 1533 coronation parade for Anne Boleyn included a papier-mache drag- France, and New Year festivities around the world. on that belched fire.

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The Ghost in the Courthouse Statue Written by Bill Bailey Illustrated by Michelle Duckworth Chapter 14 Visitors get strange tour STORY SO FAR: Donnie overhears Sheriff Matlock's posse plotting to visit The Jefferson Times office to kill Jake, Holly, and possibly Donnie, too. For breaking a ghost rule about meddling in human affairs, Felix is sent back to his statue. This leaves Donnie alone as he makes plans to confront the sheriff's posse. When Felix had flickered and disappeared, he had said I should "use ze noodle." That was his way of saying to use my brain and be smart. And sure enough, a plan had popped into my head. At first I had wondered if I'd have the guts to pull it off, but then I thought about Mom and realized I had to give it a shot. First, I had to make sure that Mom and Jake weren't in the office when the sheriff's posse showed up. Late the next day, I rode my bike to a convenience store just down the street from The Times office and pulled up beside their phone booth. I put in a quarter and phoned The Times. I asked to speak to Mr. Passmore. When Jake answered, I spoke to him using my best fake, high-pitched woman's voice. Acting as nervous as I could, I said, "I know you're not going to believe this, Mr. Passmore, but I just spotted a We-Moat! It was the most horrible creature I've ever seen!" "Excuse me, ma'am. But what's a WeMoat?" Jake asked. "You know," I said. "It's one of those giant, hairy monsters that live out in the woods on the west side of the county, near the Mississippi River. I saw it standing over some dead cows." "Do you think it killed them?" he asked. "Sucked 'em bone dry," I said. "What's it look like?" Jake asked. "Oh, it's about seven or eight feet tall, with one eye in the middle of its forehead and a long, hollow tooth for sucking blood." I knew my We-Moat story would get Jake excited, because on the day he arrived in town, I had heard him ask the sheriff about Big Foot. You might say this was our local version of the imaginary swamp creature. Grown-ups around here always loved scaring us kids with creepy We-Moat tales. After hanging up, I looked down the street. I could see Mom and Jake rushing out of the office and into his red Corvette in a flurry of cameras, notepads and car keys. I'd felt sure Jake wouldn't be able to resist my fake WeMoat sighting. And with night falling, I knew he'd insist on taking Mom with him, too – for safety's sake. As soon as they had peeled out, I biked back to the office and parked in the brick courtyard behind the building. I went inside using my secret way – a window I always kept cracked in the back room. I opened the closet in the back room, where I kept my puppets and stuffed animals. I took Grizzly out and said, "Sorry, Griz. I need some of your fur. But I promise I'll get Mom to sew you back together when this is all over." "Okay," I answered back in the dopey bear voice I always used for him. I took some scissors and cut a big piece of fur out of his back. Then, I found some string and went to work preparing for my guests. With night falling, I sat down in the back room and practiced Felix's French accent. I figured the posse would probably approach the building from the back, where no one would see them come in. Looking out the back window, I thought I saw a slight movement in the courtyard. With that, my heart was

pounding. I was as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. Then they appeared, all bent over and sneaky. Sheriff Matlock was in the lead, revolver in hand, followed by Clint Ratchett and Judge Lulu Roberts. They looked around to make sure no one saw them. Crawling across the floor on my hands and knees, I scuttled up the hall to the front office. I had left the back door unlocked, and I heard it creak as they entered. I put my ear up to an air conditioning vent in the front office. I knew it connected with one in the back. Through the vent, I could hear Judge Lulu whispering. "Why can't we leave the boy out of it?" "The fleas come with the dog," Sheriff Matlock growled back. Now that they were inside, the moment had come. I turned the volume up on Mom's recorder and hit the play button. It was the recording I had made at Jake's first staff meeting.... "You mean we should invent the news," Mom's voice said. "What about our credibility as journalists?" "I take that quite seriously," Jake said. "Say there's an Elvis sighting. We don't want someone covering that up with the lame excuse that he's dead." Lying on the floor in the dark, I peeked down the hall to the back room. I could see they were listening closely. I hit the stop button. Tucking the recorder into my pocket, I slipped out the front door. Outside, I had prepared a network of strings in both the front and the back of the building. I sat down behind a ginkgo tree in front of the building and grabbed the end of a string that I had run under the front door. Through the front display window, I could see the sheriff's posse inching down the long hall toward the front office. They were all hunched over together like a giant, six-legged caterpillar. Time to start things in motion. The string I was holding was attached to the fur ball I'd cut from Grizzly. I had taped it to the hall ceiling, and right now, the posse was creeping just underneath it. I yanked on the string. Bingo! It landed right in Judge Lulu's hair, then fell onto the floor in front of her. I gave it a few quick jerks with my string, making it wiggle as it raced along the hardwood floor. Her shriek was so loud I thought it might shatter a window. "What was that?" the sheriff said. "A rat!" she screeched. "A huge, furry rat!"

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"Great going, Lulu," Clint hissed. "You let them know we're here." They rushed from the hall into the front room. "They musta' hid when they heard your caterwaulin'," said the sheriff. I dashed around the side of the building to the brick courtyard in back, where I had tucked a fistful of strings into a potted plant. Now was the time to see if my practicing had paid off. I cracked open my window, took a deep breath, and yelled into the building, using my best Felix voice. "Welcome, Shereef Matlock. Would you like a tour of my humble abode? ...Eet ees no use looking for ze humans, because zey are not here. Eet ees only moi... ze ghost of Felix LaBauve." "I know that phony French voice!" the sheriff yelled from the front office. "It's Jake pretending to be a ghost!" The posse tore down the hall to the back room. Through the back window, I watched them racing toward me, this time with Clint in the lead. As he entered the room, I tugged hard on my thickest string. A rug flew out from under his feet, propelling him face-first onto the floor. I yanked another string and a window shade flew up with a loud clatter. The sheriff fired several shots at the shade. "Blam, blam, blam!"

Kneeling on the bricks behind the potted plant, I watched the confused threesome – Clint fussing with his toupée, Judge Lulu in a state of shock, and Sheriff Matlock with his gun drawn, turning in circles. Next, I tried to throw my voice through the window and up to Felix's portrait, which was hanging on a wall nearby. "Madame and monsieurs, you cannot keel ze great Felix LaBauve as easily as you did Editor Elder." The sheriff whirled around and emptied his revolver into Felix's portrait. "How'd you know we did that!?" the sheriff yelled at the painting. It didn't answer. Glancing around nervously, the sheriff hollered, "Jake, I know it's you!" He threw open the closet door in the corner and jabbed his revolver inside. Staring back at him were all my puppets and stuffed animals – Grizzly, Squirrely, Cowboy Bill, Bertie the bird, Zip the weenie dog, X-Ray the cat – and of course, Humpty. The sheriff stepped away from the closet. "That fake French talk don't fool me one bit, Jake. You need a new routine," the sheriff said. "Look, I'm putting my gun down." He laid the revolver on a table beside him. Then, he silently nodded at Clint to get inside the closet. Clint pulled out a pistol, stepped into the closet, and closed the door, leaving just a crack to see through. "Come on out, Jake. You, too, Holly," the sheriff said, his eyes roaming the room. He had his arms up over his head to show he wasn't holding a gun. "Let's talk this thing over peaceablelike." They had set a trap. But what the sheriff hadn't noticed were three thin strings that ran from the closet along the floor and out the window. I smiled to myself. Perfect.

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The Highway Worker I, under immediate supervision, operates various county vehicles to assist in highway maintenance; performs manual labor tasks, operates various light equipment to perform maintenance tasks, and prepares work records. This employee must possess or acquire within 180 days of employment a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement.

IT SPECIALIST West Central Ohio Transportation Company is offering a challenging opportunity for growth and education in IT by seeking a creative individual with basic knowledge in the following areas preferred: PC Hardware and Printer Maintenance Network Equipment Wireless Networking Basic Operating System – Windows XP Professional and Windows 7 Basic application support including MS Office 2007 Both Cisco VOIP Phone Systems and Cellular

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FT LPN 3rd shift & weekends

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Resumes to: Hospice of Miami County Attn: HR PO Box 502 Troy , Ohio 45373 EOE

A properly completed application must be submitted at the same address NO LATER than 4pm, Wednesday, July 18, 2012.

STNA The Pavilion is looking for a caring, highly motivated STNA for evening/night shift. If interested please contact Linda at 937-492-9591. You must be state certified.

RECEPTIONIST NEEDED Holy Angels Catholic Church looking for a part time receptionist at the parish office. This person must be detail oriented, proficient in computer skills, data base administration, answer phones, and greet people at the door. Duties will include: Sunday bulletin, servers schedules, sacramental records, and assist as needed. Send resume to: Attn: Connie Holy Angels Church 324 South Ohio Ave. Sidney, OH 45365

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St. Paul United Church of Christ is seeking a Director of Music to select, develop and lead weekly worship services of our growing, thriving church. You will work with the Pastor to plan the music portion of all worship services.

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CAUTION Whether posting or responding to an advertisement, watch out for offers to pay more than the advertised price for the item. Scammers will send a check and ask the seller to wire the excess through Western Union (possibly for courier fees). The scammer's check is fake and eventually bounces and the seller loses the wired amount. While banks and Western Union branches are trained at spotting fake checks, these types of scams are growing increasingly sophisticated and fake checks often aren't caught for weeks. Funds wired through Western Union or MoneyGram are irretrievable and virtually untraceable. If you have questions regarding scams like these or others, please contact the Ohio Attorney General’s office at (800)282-0515.

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SDNM180R – 112 papers Riverside Drive, St Rt 47, St Rt 65, LeFever Road, Tawawa-Maplewood Road, Deweese Road, Pence, Knoop Johnson Road (170R & 180R can be combined into 1 route)

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2-3 BEDROOM half double. 237 1/2 W South. Appliances furnished, laundry hook-up. $375rent $375-deposit. (937)498-9001 please leave message

OTR DRIVERS CDL Grads may qualify Class A CDL required

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Drivers are paid weekly.

Drivers earn .38cents per mile for empty and loaded miles on dry freight. .40cents per mile for store runs.

.42cents per mile for reefer & curtainside freight.

Immediate Openings at Lima, OH Terminal

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for Owner Operators • Company Drivers & Owner Operators • Home 2-3 times per week • Top Earnings Plus Benefits • Tank & Hazmat Endorsements Required Call Cliff: 888-379-7075 Or Apply Online At: www.Work4QC.com

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Previous experience working on semi-trailers is a PLUS. Please visit our website at www.starleasing.com for an application. Fill out online or fax the completed application to 937-644-2858.

No Hazmat.

Full Insurance package.

Paid vacation.

Star Leasing is an equal opportunity employer.

2 bedrooms, most utilities paid Laundry room on site NO PETS! $525 monthly (937)489-9921 ASK ABOUT OUR MOVE IN SPECIAL 1, 2 & 3 bedroom, appliances, fireplace, secure entry. Water & trash included, garages. (937)498-4747 Carriage Hill Apts. www.1troy.com DISCOVER PEBBLEBROOK Village of Anna. 2 & 3 Bedroom townhomes & ranches. Garages, appliances, washer & dryer. Close to I-75, Honda, 20 miles from Lima. (937)498-4747 www.1troy.com

PRIVATE SETTING 2 bedroom townhouse. No one above or below! Appliances, washer & dryer, fireplace, garage, water & trash included. (937)498-4747 www.1troy.com

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Garage Sale DIRECTORY

SIDNEY, 2045 Lindsey, (corner Lindsey/ Hathaway) Thursday, Friday, 8am-4pm, Saturday, 8am-noon, 5 Family Sale, Oak custom shelving, entertainment center, 2 oak computer desks, antique Sellers cabinet, moonstone glass ware, women's 12-14, men's 38w pants, M/L sweaters, shirts, 3 showcases, computer speakers & miscellaneous, college dorm loft/ books, typewriter, computer table/ stands. NO early sales.

VINYL SHUTTERS, new set of shutters, 12 pieces from 35 inches to 57 inches, $140 for all, (937)368-2290 ask for Richard

CURIO CABINET, lighted antique, excellent condition. $300, (937)492-7969.

KITTENS, Free to good home. Have been wormed. 3 multi-colored. (937)492-7943

AIR CONDITIONER, 220, 24,000 BTU, $175, (937)622-1326 after 4pm. STOVE/ MICROWAVE set, glass top stove, 2 years. Stove/ microwave $300/ $200. Cash! You move it! Sales final! (937)492-8899.

POODLES, Miniature, Multi-Poos, Morkies, Shichons, Non shedding, make good little house pets, (419)925-4339

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 STOVE new black GE glass top, $275. Call (937)658-0092

CEMETERY LOTS, 4 in Covington, Garden of Gospels, Miami Memorial Park, $1600. Call (419)628-3321 if no answer leave message.

CROSS BOW 150lb. Horton Cross Bow with red dot scope, and a few arrows. $250 firm. (937)498-9452

GORGEOUS 4 bedroom home. Large yard with 2 car garage. $1300 monthly plus deposit. (937)658-1595

OFFICE SPACE, 956 sq ft, located on St. Marys Avenue, Kitchenette, bathroom, most utilities paid, ample parking, $550 monthly plus deposit, (937)489-9921 OFFICE SPACE Across from Walmart, 2451 W Michigan St. 1000 square feet. (800)468-1120 PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE, 121 E North Street. 1-8 offices with A/C. Large reception area. $200 monthly (407)579-0874

RAT TERRIER PUPS, 3 males, have shots and wormed. Ready to go. $150, (419)236-8749.

RASPBERRIES: Red & Black. Great crop & easy picking. Check w w w. c h a m p a i g n b e r r y farm.com for hours and pricing. Located @ 5676 East State Route 29, Urbana. pullins@ctcn.net. (937)232-7525.

GARAGE for rent. Across from Walmart 2451 W Michigan St. 580 Square Feet. 1-800-468-1120

3-4 BEDROOM, double, 210 East Grove (off St. Mary's), stove, refrigerator. $500 rent/ deposit. (937)658-2026

1995 LOWE pontoon, 18 foot, 40 HP Evinrude motor-plus trailer, barn kept, call if no answer leave message, (419)628-3321 1996 SEA-NYMPH boat, 16 ft., 40hp Evinrude trolling motor. Garage kept, depth finder, live well, pedestal seats. $4000. (937)638-9090 TROLLING MOTOR, Minnkota, used twice, $75, (517)902-3163

CURIO CABINET, solid oak, $300. 4-drawer, heavy-duty file cabinet, $80. Bookcase, $20. Dark walnut desk with glass top, $70. (937)638-7763

BICYCLE, Red adult Funray recumbent, four years old, purchased at Yellow Springs bike shop, extra tubes included, $200 OBO, (937)773-5521.

CASH, top dollar paid! Junk cars/ trucks, running/ non-running. I will pick up. (937)719-3088, (937)451-1019.

WHEAT STRAW, Located in Russia, in the field, $80 a ton, (937)726-3914

DRESS SHIRTS, Business mens dress shirts size 16-1/2 and 17, brand names, $80 for all 10, (937)492-2096 DRESSER with mirror, youth, black in color, $50. (937)622-1326 after 4pm. HOSPITAL BEDS (new modern style) no mattress. Computer desk and chair, desk, and dresser. (937)710-4620 HUFFY BICYCLE, Ladies 3 speed, like new. $85 cash (937)339-1394

1995 OLDSMOBILE, 1 owner. 95,000 miles. Runs great! Good condition. (937)497-7220 1999 FORD Contour, blue, 115,000 miles, good condition, power windows/ locks, AC/ heat works great, moving out of state, must sell! $3400 OBO. Available 7/9. $3400 OBO. Call (937)570-8123.

MOBILITY SCOOTER, Pride Elite Traveler, used 4 times, extra large battery, rear basket and front basket, $950, (937)773-2993 POOL, 15ft steel leg frame pool with cover, pump, and extra filters. Used only 6 weeks. Retails $300, asking $150. (937)622-0997 SOFA Cloth flowered print. Beige, brown, mauve and copper colors. Excellent shape. $100. (937)497-8614

4 BEDROOM, 811 Clinton Avenue. Must sell! Remodeled! 2 car garage, central air. Some owner financing, (937)417-0080.

2001 TOYOTA Echo baby blue 4 door, 38,000 miles, excellent condition Call (937)332-8181 between 4pm-8pm. 2003 BMW Z4 3.0i Roadster, low miles, 6 cylinder, 6 speed, red exterior, black leather interior, Pirelli Runflats, $16,499 (937)307-3777.

1982 KAWASAKI 440, good condition, runs good, approximately 36,000 miles, $650 OBO, (937)368-5009 2009 HARLEY Davidson, 966 miles, 96 inch cubic engine, $9,500, (937)214-2419

1998 FORD F-150 Super Cab Lariat, Beautiful, all extras, garaged, 62k miles, towing package, fiberglass topper, $8500 OBO, (937)492-4067, (937)658-0123

1998 DOLPHIN 33' RV, Low mileage! Queen bed, sleeps 6, refrigerator, shower, generator, awning, 1 slide out, $23,000, (937)778-0944

POMERANIAN PUPPIES, CKC, 7 weeks, chocolate female, chocolate/tan male, parents on site, $375, (937)778-8816

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SIDNEY, 10078 State Route 47 West (in Hardin). Monday thru Saturday 8am-6pm, Huge multi family! 10'x10' dog kennel/ deck, doghouse, Disney collectable dolls, Small appliances, books, bedding, clothing, movies, knick knacks, Lots of miscellaneous, Too much to mention, no early birds

TRAMPOLINE, 13' Crane, heavy duty steel frame, foam padding & net around for safety, very good condition, $100, (937)418-3258.

CEMETERY PLOTS, Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio, includes 2 lots and 2 vaults, Christus Section, $1600. (937)773-3623.

"Simply the Best" 401K savings plan.

TANNING BEDS, Cobra EX Commercial, 2 available, No bulbs. (937)845-2459.

$300 DEPOSIT!

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Great Pay & Benefits! Call Jon Basye at: Piqua Transfer & Storage Co. (937)778-4535 or (800)278-0619

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LEGAL NOTICE DIRECTORY PUBLIC NOTICE OF SUIT FOR COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE In the Shelby County Common Pleas Court, Sidney, Ohio. Case No. 12 DV 000128. Raven Loaiza vs. Juan Martin Loaiza aka Angel Luis Rondon Santiago Juan Martin Loaiza aka Angel Luis Rondon Santiago, whose last known addresses and whose current address cannot by reasonable diligence be ascertained, will take notice that on the 11th day of June, 2012, Raven Loaiza filed her Complaint for Divorce in the Shelby County Common Pleas Court Domestic Relations Division Case No. 12-DV-000128 on the docket of said Court, and the object and demand for relief of which pleading is a Complaint for Divorce. The above named Defendant is required to answer within twenty-eight (28) days after the last publication of this notice, which shall be published in the Sidney Daily News once a week for six (6) consecutive weeks or a divorce may be rendered as prayed for therein, and for such other relief as is just and proper. Alfred Wm. Schneble III, Attorney Kerrigan, Boller, Beigel & Schneble Co., LPA Attorney for Plaintiff 126 N. Main Avenue Sidney, Ohio 45365 937-492-6125 Schneble-kbsg@woh.rr.com June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2294816

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE LAURITO & LAURITO, L.L.C. 7550 Paragon Road Dayton, OH 45459 (937) 743-4878 • fax (937) 743-4877 www.lauritoandlaurito.com Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Wanda L. Taylor, Deceased, whose last known addresses are unknown and whose residences are unknown and, if married, the unknown spouses and, if deceased, their unknown heirs and devisees, whose addresses are unknown, will hereby take notice that the 25th day of April, 2012, U.S. Bank, N.A. filed its Amended Complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Shelby County, Ohio, being Case No. 2011CV00132 in said Court against Wanda L. Taylor, et al. praying for Judgement of $85,849.19 with interest at the rate of 6.49% per annum from August 22, 2010, until paid and for foreclosure of a mortgage on the following described real estate, to wit: PARCEL NO.: 58-26-05-176-001 STREET ADDRESS: 10405 California Drive, Sidney, OH 45365 A COMPLETE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PARCEL MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE COUNTY AUDITOR. and that Defendants be required to set up any interest they may have in said premises or be forever barred, that upon failure of said Defendants to pay or cause to be paid said Judgement within three days from its rendition that an Order of Sale be issued to the Sheriff of Shelby County, Ohio, to appraise, advertise, and sell said real estate, that the premises be sold free and clear of all claims, liens, and interest of any parties herein, that the proceeds from the sale of said premises be applied to Plaintiff’s Judgement and for such other relief to which Plaintiff is entitled. Said Defendant(s) will take notice that they will be required to answer said Complaint on or before the 30th day of July, 2012 or judgement will be rendered accordingly. LAURITO & LAURITO, L.L.C. BY: COLLETTE S. CARR, Attorney for Plaintiff 7550 Paragon Road, Dayton, OH 45459 Supreme Ct. #0075097 (937) 743-4878 U.S. Bank, N.A., Plaintiff June 18, 25, July 2 2293142

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All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the federal fair housing act of 1968 which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference limitation or discrimination. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.

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1995 JAVELIN BASS BOAT Model 379T. 1995 Evinrude 130 motor, 17.9 long, trailer included. 2 fish finders, hot foot, trolling motor, 2 tarps. $6200. (937)538-1114

1997 FORD COACHMAN CATALINA RV New price, $22,000. 460 gas engine, slide-out, 34 feet, dual air, generator, 26K original miles, newer tires. (937)773-9526

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1998 JEEP WRANGLER 105,000 miles, V-6 4x4, new soft top, new brakes, new tires, new running boards, chili pepper red, asking $7500. (937)524-9310

2000 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SLE Power sunroof, seats etc leather, Chrome wheels, Blue, 170,000 miles. Car is ready to go! $3200 OBO (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 OBO. (937)369-3636

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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

Water Safety

There are nearly 9,000 emergency room-treated injuries associated with fireworks a year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission. You can enjoy these Fourth of July staples safely by doing the following:

The best thing anyone can do to stay safe in and around the water is to learn to swim. The Red Cross has swimming courses for people of any age and swimming ability. To find out where lessons are offered or to enroll in a CPR/AED or first aid course, contact your local Red Cross chapter.

• Never give fireworks to small children, and always follow the instructions. • Keep a supply of water close-by as a precaution. • Make sure the person lighting fireworks always wears eye protection. • Light only one firework at a time and never attempt to relight "a dud." • Store fireworks in a cool, dry place away from children and pets. • Never throw or point a firework toward people, animals, vehicles, structures or flammable materials.

Nothing says summer quite like the smell of barbecue. Make sure safety is a key ingredient in your Fourth of July by reading the following tips for safer grilling: • Use gas and charcoal barbecue grills outside only. • Position grills far from siding, deck railings, • Swim in a supervised, marked area with a lifeoverhanging branches and house eaves. guard present, and swim • Keep children and pets at least three feet with others. Never swim alone. away from the grill area. • Enter the water feet first. • Never add charcoal starter fluid when coals • Adults should never leave a child unobserved have already been ignited. around water. • Always supervise a barbecue grill when in • Take frequent breaks (about once an hour) where use. everyone gets out..

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