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It’s Where You Live! November 3, 2013 Volume 105, No. 259

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HEBRON — Local runners competed at the state cross country championships Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. The Tippecanoe boys finished as state runner-up and the girls took fifth. For full stories on everybody competing,

TROY — The members of the utilities committee will meet Monday prior to the council meeting to discuss two agreements for the city’s wastewater treatment plant and a water line project. Chairman Doug Tremblay, along with Bobby Phillips and John Schweser will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall on the following two recommendations: 1)Provide a recommendation to Council regarding an amendment to the professional services agreement with ARCADIS, U.S., Inc. associated with the construction management and programming for the SCADA system

WEST MILTON — Four community members are seeking two Milton-Union Board of Education seats in the election Nov. 5. Samuel Huffman and Larry Dehus are both seeking reelection. Attempting to unseat them is Connie Jo McCarroll and Daniel Smiley. Inside are excerpts from surveys some of the candidates returned.

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Her candy shop isn’t the modern sort: Mary Rodgers sells no Hershey bars, no 3 Musketeers. “But you can get a Zagnut or a Clark,” said Rodgers, who for the past three years has managed Moxie’s, a store in the Clintonville neighborhood that emphasizes throwback — They still make those? — sweets.

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for the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) at a total cost not to exceed $205,000. Consideration of emergency legislation requested. 2) Provide a recommendation to Council regarding an professional services agreement with the consulting engineering firm of EHM&T to design a water line project at a cost not to exceed $65,240. Consideration of emergency legislation requested. A regular meeting of city council will follow at 7 p.m. Monday at city hall. The agenda for the meeting includes the first reading of the resolution to enter in to a public defender agreement for $20,341.13.The salary for the city to provide a public defender has remained the same since 2009.

A emergency resolution in regards to an intergovernmental agreement between Troy, Dayton, Middletown for lime is also on the agenda. The utilities committee met on Oct. 28 and will recommend to the rest of the council to enter in to an agreement to purchase reclaimed pebble lime from the city of Dayton. According to the committee report, Troy has been involved in a pilot program with the City of Dayton that involves Dayton removing lime sludge residual from the lagoons at the Water Treatment Plant, putting the sludge through a kiln process operated by Dayton, and then selling the re-kilned lime product (calcium oxide product) back to the city. The financial result is that the cost

to Troy is less than the combined cost of paying a contractor to clean the lime sludge lagoon and purchasing lime needed for the water softening process from vendors. The committee recommends the agreement with the cost associated with such agreement not to exceed $300,000 the first year, with such amount adjusted in subsequent years based on the terms of the agreement. The estimated savings to the city of Troy is approximately $80,000, according to the report. One ordinance in regards to the vacation of the Southview area alley will be discussed on Monday. A public hearing for the Southview area alley will be held on Nov. 18.

Local man releases book, signing set for Nov. 9 Colin Foster Staff Writer

They’re the stories from Vietnam that Robert Brundrett had been telling his three kids for years. And now he’s sharing them with the rest of the world with the release of his book — “Vietnam on My Mind”— which features 10 short stories about the people Brundrett encountered during his time in Vietnam. The book was released in July of this year and he is holding a book signing Nov. 9 at Jay and Mary’s Book Store in Troy. And in Brundrett’s opinion, the content in his book differs very much from most Vietnamrelated material on the market. While most stories about Vietnam center around the brutal nature and turmoil that surrounded the war, his book focuses on the day-to-day life of the Vietnamese people, American’s and others who Brundrett associated with and remembered from the time period. “Most of the books about Vietnam fall into three categories: a history book or any kind of historical book, or else they’re something about really horrific, explicit battles and trauma, or they’re either for the war or against it,” he explained. “It was a Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News very controversial war. Veteran Robert Brundrett discusses the 10 short stories from his book titled “Vietnam On My Mind” • See BOOK on page A2 on Wednesday in Troy.

Daylight Savings fall back

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County will grow dark earlier as daylight savings time ended last night as clocks once again “fell back” an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday. The end of Daylight Savings Time also serves as a reminder from local officials to check the batteries on emergency devices such as smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. According to organization experts from the website Innovativelyorganized. com, Daylight Savings time is a great day to make safety checks around the home before winter. The website offers an entire checklist of home safety items to do in coordination with Daylight Savings Time. The first day of Daylight Savings Time is an excellent time to check and replace furnace filters, pressure of the homes’ fire extinguisher, water filter and safety-proof areas of the home. It also is a timely reminder to check and replace other emergency items in first aid kit and restock emergency food, water and batteries in the home’s flashlights. Even though we all gained an extra hour of sleep today, Daylight Savings Time will return to “spring forward” at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014. — Compiled by Melanie Yingst

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A dream come true Choose your trustee Local boy gets to meet Mickey Mouse

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His dream was to meet the legendary Mickey Mouse. And thanks to the help of A Special Wish Foundation and the generosity of Value Added Packaging, Inc. — 2-year-old Troy resident Brian Norvell Jr. was able to do that. Norvell Jr., who was diagnosed with Velocardiofacial syndrome, also known as VCFS or DiGeorge syndrome, and his family attended the Disney On Ice show at the Nutter Center on Oct. 25.

The family was taken special care of on that night — taking part in a meet-andgreet with Mickey Mouse before the show — and getting limo service to and from the show, along with dinner at Golden Corral. “He loves Mickey — he’s watching Mickey right now as a matter of fact. He didn’t enjoy the meet-andgreet, though,” said mother Holly Dankworth with a laugh during a phone interview Thursday. “He was scared, but he’s young. He fell asleep for the first half of the show, but he stayed

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ELIZABETH TWP. – During the Nov. 5 election, voters in Elizabeth Township will choose to elect three trustees from a list of six candidates. Ronald Swallow and James (Jim) Miller are running to fill the unexpired term left when David Wagner resigned. J. Mike Jess, Greg Dilts, John Ryman, and William (Bill) Sutherly are running for full terms. The Troy Daily News asked candidates the same four questions. Their responses are below. Ronald Swallow, incumbent • See DREAM on page A2 How long have you lived

up for the last hour and half of the show. He really enjoyed it. He didn’t take his eyes off of the show.” VCFS is considered lifethreatening. Most children who have been diagnosed with the sydrome are missing a part of chromosome 22. It affects Norvell Jr. in a variety of ways. He has issues with his heart, immune system, kidneys, lower-than-normal calcium levels, and his jaw is pushed back, which compresses his airway.

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in the township? “I’ve lived in Elizabeth Township on St. Rt. 201 for over 40 years. My wife’s family can be traced back as Elizabeth Township residents since 1834. We have two daughters and four grandchildren. Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “I’ve been an Elizabeth Township Trustee for 20 years. We have an enormous fiscal responsibility in this Township. Financial decisions that have been made during my tenure have paid off in a very positive way for all residents. • See TRUSTEE on page A2

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From page A1 •Check/replace expired items in your first aid kit Check/replace expired items in your emergency kit •Check/replace furnace filter •Check pressure of fire extinguisher •Check/replace kitchen water filter •Clean your oven/ stove •Go through your refrigerator and pantry; toss expired food •Check the expiration dates on your medications in your medicine cabinet •Re-caulk the shower tub •Clean out the dryer filter and hoses •Reverse direction of your ceiling fan •Re-childproof your home again (if applicable) •Check items on your car including: lights, windshield wiper blades, fluids •Get an oil change •Check tire pressure and treads •Stock up on cold weather supplies for your car; emergency kit •Update your computer’s virus scanner •Re-evaluate your home’s insurance policy

From page A1 “Right now, everything could be fine … tomorrow, everything could not be fine,” Holly explained. Value Added Packaging Inc. presented Brian’s family with the check to cover all the expenses for his special wish at their open house charity event in August. The VAP team also presented Brian with a VAP care package full of Mickey Mouse toys and activities. “We added 45,000 square feet to our facility, and did a new addition in the summer at our place over in Englewood,” said Mari Wenrick, chief champion of culture at VAP Inc., who co-owns the company with husband Jarod. “We really wanted to put on a celebration for that and everything. We did an open house charitable event in August, and we wanted to involve three local charities to be apart of it. One of them that was true to our heart and special to us was A Special Wish.” The team of 33 people at VAP made close to 400 care packages — which contained crayons, stickers, coloring books, sunscreen, back-to-school supplies and various other items — then divided them up between A Special Wish Foundation, St. Vincent de Paul and Choices. Thousands of dollars and countless hours were spent by the VAP team making this happen. “It was great for the 300 plus people at the event to learn more about these charities — and it was a great thing to involve them in the open house and help share their message,” Wenrick said. A Special Wish Foundation took care of setting up and arranging all the details of the wish for the family. “It meant a lot,” Holly said. “For them to be able to give us the opportunity to take him some place like that, it broke my heart.” • About A Special Wish Foundation

From page A1 During that time in the ’60s, it was a time of huge turmoil. You had Vietnam, all those assassinations; the president, Martin Luther King Jr., Bobby Kennedy and the whole civil rights thing was going on at the same time — so it was a very controversial time. “(My book) is about the everyday life mostly centered around the Vietnamese people and American’s that were there, the servicemen and the others in the country. They’re about the everyday life and what it was like for them. They’re human interest stories about what their lives were like living, working and having families during that time.” Brundrett — a graduate of Tippecanoe High School — served as a U.S. Navy adviser in Vietnam during the final year of the war. He was with the U.S. Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps, also known as the Seabees, and worked with Vietnamese Navy officers at bases along the rivers, sea coasts and also with the Vietnamese Navy Construction Bureau in Saigon. “I was not ready for an 8-5 p.m. job at a big General Motors division,” Brundrett said. “I felt unengaged with the realities of the time. Since I already had a degree (from Ohio State in engineering), I joined the Navy and enrolled in OCS at Newport, although I never expected to be sent to Vietnam two years later. “I wasn’t excited about going to Vietnam — but have always been glad that I did. Vietnam turned out to be the defining event of the Baby Boomer generation.” Brundrett and 11 other Navy officers were spread along rivers

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Brian Norvell Sr. (left back), son Brian Norvell Jr. (left front), Holly Dankworth (back right) and Adrian Harper (front right) pose for a picture with Minnie Mouse and Mickey Mouse at the Disney On Ice show at the Nutter Center Oct. 25.

A Special Wish Foundation takes care of setting up all the details of the special wish for the family. The foundation — which was founded in 1983 — is the only wish granting organization in the Dayton area. All funds raised stay in the community granting wishes for local children with life-threatening illnesses. A Special Wish is a registered 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization and is an accredited charity with Better Businees Bureau. A Special Wish Foundation executive director David Seyer said they have granted close to 1,600 wishes in their 30 years of service. Recently, the foundation sent a child to meet the cast of the television show “Duck Dynasty” and also had a girl in Pittsburgh meeting country singer Luke Bryan. For more information about A Special Wish Foundation or how you can become involved, call (937) 223-wish. For the latest breaking news and for links to full feature stories, follow us on twitter @Troydailynews. colinfoster@civitasmedia.com

and the coasts of South Vietnam supporting their counterparts in base defense, construction projects and Vietnamese Navy housing projects at remote bases. “One of the ideas they presented us with was building houses for the families (of servicemen) right around the rivers, so that the family could be there and the servicemen could be there, so they could be happier and we could try to make life a little more easier for them,” Brundrett said. “So, one of the things I did over there with my counterparts was build these houses. We built a lot of these houses up and down the rivers and coasts — and I think there was about 2,000 houses in this program. “They were made out of cement and tile and things like that, with a metal roof. They really looked almost like horse stables — but they were so appreciative of them.” Though Brundrett has been telling the stories for years, he started putting them in print following his retirement from Goodrich in 2007. Brundrett and wife, Linda, have three kids — Gina, Megan and Robbie, all of whom went to St. Patrick Elementary and graduated from Miami East High School. “Vietnam on My Mind” is available for purchase at Jay and Mary’s Bookstore in Troy and Browse Awhile Books in Tipp City and on www.woosterbook. com. The book signing at Jay and Mary’s will start at 1 p.m. Nov. 9. For the latest breaking news and for links to full feature stories, follow us on twitter @ Troydailynews. colinfoster@civitasmedia.com

From page A1 I am extremely proud of our track record. Due to a recent retirement, all three seats are up for re-election at the same time. This is unusual and typically avoided. I believe it’s important to have continuity and an experienced Board of Trustees. Currently the trustees have 23 1/2 years of experience and 20 of those years are mine.” What do you do for a living? “I am the general manager for R.D. Holder Oil Inc. — a local fuel distributor. I have a flexible work schedule which allows me the opportunity to be available for township responsibilities.” Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “Fortunately, the Township is in great shape. If re-elected, I will continue to focus on these programs: • Maintain a close fiscal watch on our finances • Monitor and continue having full-time Fire and EMS services which are provided free for our residents • Support our Community Center which many of our residents utilize and enjoy • Monitor our Farmland Preservation Program which

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will soon have over 27 percent of our farmland protected from development • Maintain Roads — our roads are in great shape and I will make sure they stay in good condition” James (Jim) Miller How long have you lived in the township? “My wife and I moved to Troy in January 1970, and then to Elizabeth Township in May of 1974…so we’ve been a resident of Elizabeth Township for 39 years.” Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “There are a number of things that are happening in the township that I feel passionately about and wanted to see if I could improve, help out, or correct the problems as I see them.” What do you do for a living? “I’m retired so I can devote more time to the trustee’s position. Please go to my website to view more in depth information about my bio; wife and family; military experience; work experience; the issues; and contact information. Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “If you haven’t already done so I hope you’ll visit my web site www.Jim4trustee.com. I’ve bared my sole on the web site as it contains just about everything about me and what I’ve experienced up to this point in my life. As many people know our township was blessed by the estate taxes of L. M. Berry the inventor of the Yellow Pages. We will no longer receive estate or death taxes as they were abolished by the state of Ohio effective January 1, 2013. Checks and interest from the Berry funds amounted to almost 39 million on January 2, 2003. This fund is now under $33.7 million as of September 19, this year. In the early years after the L. M. Berry funds were received

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the economy was good and interest rates on our money were high compared to the 1.59 percent we received on these funds in 2012. The 2013 Appropriation Budget calls for an expenditure of over $4.9 million against a total income of just over $892 thousand according to the numbers provided by Mary Ann Mumford the Elizabeth Township Fiscal Officer. This would be a deficit of over $4 million. I have been told at least $2 million of this amount will be carried over to next year. OK, but still any amount over total income will result in deficit spending. In my opinion, we simply cannot afford to continue to reduce the principal in our general fund as we rely too heavily on the interest income to help us meet our yearly costs to run the township. As mentioned on my website the lack of knowledge and factual information, or the truth, is so very often the cause of rumors, mistrust, gossip, and lies. Transparency in the township’s business is a must. The minutes of the trustee’s meetings need to be on the township’s web site so the interested people know where their money is spent and what ideas are being tabled for further research. The needs of all groups must be heard and seriously considered. And while video recording of the trustee’s meetings is not required by law, I have been told by former legal counsel that we would be “well advised” to do so. Next, contrary to the manner in which the Elizabeth Township Community Center has been run in the past, I will work to establish an employee handbook and put in place the structure and procedures needed to run this wonderful facility in a more business-like manner. At this point in time the ETCC Executive Director doesn’t even have the ability to speak to the center’s needs during the township’s budgeting process. This is wrong. It has also been rumored that if elected, certain other candidates will cut the ETCC’s employee’s pay as a ‘cost saving matter.’ We are blessed to have fantastic, talented, dedicated employees that work for the center and to witness these people being mistreated is a travesty we should not and cannot allow to happen.

Finally, I will do everything I can to work with the Elizabeth Township Historical Society to ensure our township doesn’t lose our historical designation (Elizabeth Township was placed on the historical register in 1997) and to continue our vigilance to keep I-675 from coming through our township. Widening roads, removing mature trees and removing fences jeopardizes our historical designation. If we continue this trend we can welcome Speedway and McDonalds as I-675 comes through our once pristine township.” J. Mike Jess How long have you lived in the township? “I was born and raised in Elizabeth Township, 44 years.” Jess added that he is a graduate of Miami East High School and Clark State Community College, has served on the Miami County Fair Board for eight years and is in his third year as president. He is also a member of Cove Spring Church and Cove Springs Grange. Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “I have always had the desire to be a township trustee. I would like to give my time and energy to help keep Elizabeth Township the wonderful historic place that it is.” What do you do for a living? “I am a dock supervisor and city driver for a local trucking company. I also farm the family farm, which I am the 4th generation to be involved. The farm has been in the family for more than 70 years in Elizabeth Township.” Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “The township is an excellent place to live. With Fire Protection, EMS Service and the Community Center, these are great services that are provided. If the budget would permit, I would like to see full time police protection back in the area.” Greg Dilts, incumbent How long have you lived in the township? “Thirteen years. I’m married to my wonderful wife, Angela (McDaniel) Dilts and have three kids, Meagan, Colton and Andrew.” Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “I thoroughly enjoy the position and the responsibilities that

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go along with it. I want to protect and preserve our heritage while introducing fresh, new ideas. I have a lot to offer and care about our township. I’m hard working, trustworthy, and vow to continue doing the best job I can. I’m motivated, open minded and bring a positive attitude and much respect to our residents.” What do you do for a living? “I’m a full time firefighter/ paramedic for the City of Troy and have been there for the past 19 years, I also volunteer as a deputy sheriff with the sheriff patrol of the Miami County Sheriff Department.” Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “As always to be fiscally responsible and always welcome residents’ concerns, ideas and suggestions. Create positive changes while preserving our historical heritage and do the right thing!” John Ryman, incumbent How long have you lived in the township? “I have lived in the township almost 13 years.” Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “I am currently a trustee as I was appointed to that position by the Miami County Prosecutor’s Office in May of this year after an interview process of all the potential candidates. I have chosen to run for a full four-year term seat as trustee for several reasons. First and foremost, I love this township and this community. I would like to do everything possible to continue to make Elizabeth Township a wonderful place to live and a great place to raise a family, now, and for the future generations. Secondly, I have a strong sense of desire to serve and be involved in the community that I live in. I believe and know that I have the unique blend of skills, knowledge, qualifications, and personal attributes necessary to do a great job for this township and its residents. I have owned and managed a successful business for the past 27 years (Quality Lawn, Landscape, & Fence Inc.). I have a thorough working knowledge of finances and budgets. I fully understand about fiscal responsibility and fiscal accountability! Another important attribute that I bring to the table after 27 years in business is that I am good at communicating and inter-acting with people. But, even more importantly, I am a good listener, and listening is incredibly important to this position as trustee. I intend to listen to the residents’ concerns, answer their questions, here their Ideas

and any input they may have. I will represent the community, lead the community, and manage the township operations fairly, equally, impartially, and smartly. I plan to draw upon my experience as a business owner to manage township operations, to solve problems and to overcome any difficult challenges. Elizabeth Township is a beautiful, rural, historic township that is listed on the National Registry of Historical places. We need to continue to encourage promote, and support the preservation of this of this for our future.” What do you do for a living? “I am President and General Manager of Quality Lawn, Landscape, & Fence Inc.” Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “I would like to maintain some of the wonderful services that we have in place such as our Community Center, which includes a fitness center, gym, meeting rooms, walking track, and historical museum. We also have our own 24 hour fire and EMS service. I believe these important services can be maintained and even improved upon through smart financial decisions and management. These services are a great asset to our township residents and certainly increase our property values, safety, and quality of life. I also plan to see through the renovation projects of our historic cemeteries. We have one cemetery now completed with plans in place and money budgeted to complete the rest. As far as any new projects, they would need to evaluated and planned based on need and careful consideration of the financial impact to the township.” William (Bill) Sutherly How long have you lived in the township? “I am a lifelong resident of Elizabeth Township.” Why are you choosing to run for a trustee position? “My reason for running for trustee is to maintain our quality services-Elizabeth Township Community Center, EMS and Fire Protection, Walnut Grove Learning Center, Farmland Preservation, cemeteries, roads, to name a few. All of these services can continue without levying additional taxes from residents.” What do you do for a living? “I farm fulltime with my brothers.” Are there any future plans or projects you hope to achieve if elected? “I strive to maintain the quality of life in rural Historic Elizabeth Township.” — Compiled by Jennifer Runyon

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Foundation awards grants MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Foundation awarded 95 separate grants totaling $266,287 during a recent Grant Distribution Celebration. Dr. Richard N. Adams, distribution committee chairman, welcomed agency and school representatives. “I know the late Richard E. Hunt, who established the organization, would be pleased by the growth and service of the foundation,” Adams said. “His idea of people helping people is the basis of the foundation’s goals of helping donors to accomplish their philanthropic objectives as effectively as possible and to build a permanent endowment of private funding to serve the Miami County community.” Adams stated more than $4.4 million has been distributed in grants and scholarships during the past 28 years. He presented an overview of the foundation’s grant and scholarship programs. By allocating grants twice yearly, the Foundation helps schools, individual students and charitable organizations to attain their objectives. As a result, the foundation serves as a catalyst for innovative programs in the arts, community development, education, environment, health and human services. Ninety-five grants totaling $266,287 were awarded to assist a variety of projects in Miami County and ranged from $62 to $20,000. Organizations benefiting from these grants were A.B. Graham Memorial Center, Bethel Local Schools, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boy Scouts of America Miami Valley Council, Boy Scouts Troop 586, Bradford Elementary School, Child Care Choices, Community Grace Brethren Church, Covington Schools, Covington FFA Chapter, Covington Police Dept., Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, Edison Community College, Family Abuse Shelter, Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, Habitat for Humanity, Joint Fire District Pleasant Hill — Newton Township Fire & Rescue, Kids Read Now, Lehman Catholic High School, Lincoln Community Center, Lockington United Methodist ChurchGod’s Grocery, Miami County Children’s Services Board, Miami County Dental Clinic, Miami County Recovery Council, Miami County YMCA, Miami East Schools, Miami Valley Mounted Search & Rescue, Milton Union Council of Churches, Milton Union Schools, New Creation Counseling Center, Newton Youth Soccer Association, Overfield Early Childhood Program, P.L.U.S. (Parents Learning to Understand Students), Partners In Hope, Piqua

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Arts Council, Piqua Association of Churches Munch Bunch Program, Piqua City Schools, Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development, Senior Independence, St. Patrick Catholic School, St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen, The Barn Ministry, The Foundation Center — Cleveland, The Future Begins Today, Tipp City Enrichment Program, Tipp City Schools, Tipp Monroe Community Service, Troy Christian High School, Troy City School, Troy Lions Charities, Troy Recreation Association, TroyMiami County Public Library, Union Township Life Squad, Western Ohio TV Consortium and Westminster Presbyterian Church God’s Table. The foundation continues to provide seventeen on-going humanitarian grants for food, utility, shelter and medical assistance programs throughout the county. Agencies selected to receive these grants consist of the American Red Cross, Bethany Center’s soup kitchen, Covington Outreach Association, FISH Union Township, Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, G.I.V.E., Health Partners of Miami County, New Path, Partners in Hope, Salvation Army in Piqua, St. James Episcopal Church food pantry and St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen. A grant from the Jean and John Dugan Fund was awarded to The Salvation Army. The celebration concluded with a final comment from Adams to grant recipients, “On behalf of the Miami County Foundation Board of Directors, accept our thanks for the work each of you and those serving your organizations provide to our county.” The deadline for spring 2014 grant distribution is the last day of February. Eligible organizations must provide services directly to the citizens of Miami County, must be certified federally tax-exempt by the IRS as a 501c or equivalent organization, preferably a 501 (c)(3) and organizations are limited to one grant per 12 month period. You can request a grant application by calling the office at 773-9012 or download a copy from the foundation’s website at www.miamicountyfoundation.org. Individuals, businesses and organizations wishing to support the mission of the foundation may contribute to the unrestricted fund. Donations are accepted in any amount and can be mailed to the foundation office at P.O. Box 1526, Piqua, OH 45356-1526, or given securely on the foundation’s website at www. miamicountyfoundation.org.

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registers to donate will receive the Today special-edition “Buckeye Strong — Blood • LIVING HISTORY: The Overfield Donor ” T-shirt. Donors are encouraged Tavern Museum, 201 E. Water St., Troy, to schedule an appointment to donate will host the living history group, People online at www.DonorTime.com. of the Ohio Country, who will provide Civic agendas demonstrations of early 1800s cook• Monroe Township Board of Trustees ing and crafts. Hours will be from 1-5 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Township p.m. The fireplaces in the museum and, Building. weather permitting, the outdoor fire • The Tipp City Council will meet at pit, will be used to demonstrate reflec7:30 p.m. at the Government Center. tor oven, dutch oven, roasting spit and • The Troy City other types of pioneer Council will meet the food preparation. at 7 p.m. in the meetUnfortunately, because ing room in Council of health department Chambers. requirements they • The Staunton cannot provide the preTownship Trustees will pared food to the visimeet at 7:30 p.m. in tors. Call Terry Purke the Staunton Township at 216-6925 for more building. information. • Covington Board • STATE of Public Affairs will MARCHING BAND meet at 4 p.m. in the FINALS: Troy High CONTACT US Water Department School’s marching office located at band will be perform123 W. Wright St., Call Melody ing at the University Covington. of Dayton’s Welcome Vallieu at • The Potsdam Stadium for the state 440-5265 Village Council will finals. The admission to list your meet at 7 p.m. in the is $7 and the band is free calendar village offices. expected to play at Tuesday items. You approximately 7:15 • 4-H TEENS: p.m. can send Miami County teens • BREAKFAST your news between the ages of OFFERED: A made-toby e-mail to 13-18 (as of Jan. 1) order breakfast will be mvallieu@civitasmedia.com. are invited to attend offered at the Pleasant a meeting to learn Hill VFW Post No. about the 4-H Junior Leadership Club, 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow which will bring participants together Falls, from 8-11 a.m. Everything is ala with other like-minded teens to create, carte. lead and impact the local community. • BLUEGRASS OFFERED: Bluegrass The meeting is from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the with the Dixie Ryders with Will Troy-Hayner Cultural Center. For more Carpenter will be offered beginning at 2 information, call Jennifer Delaplane at p.m. at the Tipp City American Legion, (937) 470-3197 or email her at jenatde377 N. 3rd St., Tipp City. Admission is graff@yahoo.com. free and food and refreshments will be • POT PIE DINNER: The Hoffman available. United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main • BREAKFAST SET: The Scouts of St., West Milton, will be serving its annuThe American Legion Post 586, Tipp al Election Day pot pie supper. The menu City, will offer an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8-11 p.m. for $7. Items available will include homemade chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, roll, will be bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, assorted desserts and beverage. Hours biscuits, toast, home fries, waffles, panwill be 4:30-7 p.m. and meals are dine-in cakes, French toast, fruit, cinnamon rolls or carry-out for a suggested donation of and juices. $7.50 per meal. For more information or Monday to order, call the church office at (937) • HIKING THE BUCKEYE TRAIL: 698-4401. Andy Niekamp, lead adventurer with • LITERACY MEETING: The Troy Outdoor Adventure Connection, will Literacy Council, an all-volunteer organidiscuss the trail that runs right through zation, will meet at the Hayner Cultural Tipp City, from 7-8 p.m. at 11 E. Main Center, Troy, at 7 p.m. Adults seeking St. Call (937) 667-3826 for more inforhelp with basic literacy or wish to learn mation. English as a second language, and those • BLOOD DRIVE: The Covington interested in becoming tutors, are asked Eagles will host a blood drive from 3-7 to contact our message center at (937) p.m. at 715 E. Broadway, Covington. 660-3170 for more information. Everyone who registers to donate will • TINY TOTS: Tiny Tots, an interacreceive the special-edition “Buckeye tive program for infants, toddlers and Strong — Blood Donor ” T-shirt. their caregivers will be offered from Donors are encouraged to schedule an 1-1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public appointment to donate online at www. Library. DonorTime.com. Civic agendas • BOOK DISCUSSION: The Milton• The Concord Township Trustees will Union Public Library Evening Book meet at 10 a.m. at the Concord Township Discussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. Memorial Building, 1150 Horizon West to discuss “The Long Walk,” by Brian Court, Troy. Castner. Call the library at (937) 698Wednesday 5515 for information about discussion • COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS: The groups. Piqua-Lewis Boyer Chapter Daughters • CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty of the American Revolution, in partnerListeners will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. ship with the Miami Valley Veterans at the Milton-Union Public Library. Museum, will host the first Wednesday Participants listen to an audio book and free coffee and doughnuts event from work on various craft projects. 9-11 a.m. Members of the DAR will be • BUDDY READING: Buddy reading providing veterans a special breakfast from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union consisting of scrambled eggs, bacon, Public Library encourages young readers fresh fruit, doughnuts, juice and coffee. to practice their reading skills and work This event is for all veterans and is held on their reading fluency and comprehenat the museum, 107 W. Main St., Troy, sion with patient mentors. in the second floor dining facilities of • KIDS NIGHT OUT: Registration is the Masonic Lodge building. There will due today for a Kids Night Out event to be held from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Troy also be a special speaker, Jim Miller, who served as a chopper pilot in Southeast High School auxiliary gym. The event Asia during the Vietnam War, during the will includ a fun night of activities for breakfast and organizers ask that everychildren in grades kindergarten through one be seated by 10 a.m. fifth grade while parent go shopping or • KIWANIS MEETING: The Troy take time for themselves. The cost is $15 Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at for the first child and $10 for each addithe Troy Country Club. Deb Sanders, tional child in the same family. To more information or to register, call (937) 405- retirment counselor for Dorothy Love Retirement Center, will speak. 8288. • CASUAL CRAFTING: The Savvy • FREE SEMINAR: Adams Stitchers are a drop-in knitting, crochetGreenhouse & Produce LLC and Simple ing and other crafts club that meets Living Farm LLC will be hosting a free seminar at 7 p.m. on pumpkin pie makfrom 6:30-8 p.m. at the Tipp City Public ing with real pumpkins, kombucha makLibrary, 11 E. Main St. ing and a short video on grassfed meats. • BLOOD DRIVE: Fletcher United The seminar will be at the Piqua Church Methodist Church will host a blood of the Nazarene, 400 S. Sunset Drive, drive from 3-7 p.m. at 2055 S. Walnut Piqua. For more information, call (937) St, Fletcher. Everyone who registers to 416-5533 of visit http://www.adamsdonate will receive the special-edition greenhouse.com. “Buckeye Strong — Blood Donor ” • BLOOD DRIVE: Miami Jacobs T-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedCareer College, Troy campus, 865 W. ule an appointment to donate online at Market St., Troy, will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone who www.DonorTime.com.


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Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News on nuclear weapons must remain secure: For more than 40 years, the United States and the Soviet Union stared at each other across a line that Winston Churchill dubbed the “Iron Curtain.” Opposing aims and ambitions between the Soviets and the West kept the world on the edge of real war throughout the Cold War. The most terrifying aspect of those years was the threat of nuclear war. After both sides obtained “the bomb,” many feared that confrontation would lead to an allout exchange in which both sides would empty their nuclear arsenals and life as we know it would cease to exist on Planet Earth. The easing of tensions that came with the collapse of the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact was a great relief. But both sides continued to maintain their nuclear arsenals, and nuclear weapons have proliferated around the world. Some might argue that the United States no longer needs hundreds of intercontinental ballistic missiles housed in silos sprinkled throughout the Great Plains. While they do seem like a relic of the recent past, the U.S. has not scrapped them. Perhaps they are needed as a deterrent to or defense against an as-yet-unidentified threat. Nevertheless, it is certain that the weapons intended to protect the U.S. must never be turned against it. … Air Force officers tasked with overseeing ICBMs were discovered doing that — literally. Blast doors to underground command posts were left open against regulations. The doors were far from the only defense for these command posts against terrorism. But now isn’t the time to become lackadaisical about security. Although peacetime discipline can be difficult to maintain, this isn’t exactly peacetime. Terrorists blew up one building on Sept. 11, 2001. A nuclear weapon would take out a whole city full of buildings. That may be a far-fetched scenario. But the first step toward it becoming reality is dropping our guard.

The Courier, Houma, La., on children’s online activity must be monitored: The American Academy of Pediatrics has some good advice: Keep track of where your children go, what they say and what they read when they are online. The academy suggests not just keeping track of children’s online behavior but limiting the time they spend online and keeping smart phones and laptops out of their bedrooms. The mere thought of this might make parents cringe, imagining the revolt that could take place. But the momentary trouble and turmoil can be worthwhile, the group says. Online behavior and language can have real-world effects, from bullying to violence to obesity, the experts say. And parents need to stay on top of what children are doing. A 2010 report found that children between 8 and 18 years old spend an average of more than seven hours a day using entertainment media. That seems excessive, therefore we must set a good example along with setting the limits. When we get home from work, do we rush to talk to our family members or do we plop down in front of the television or computer? Are idle weekend afternoons spent outside with the family or in the living room watching football or something else? Strasburger’s primary point, and it is a compelling one, is that parents must be aware of their kids’ activities and limit them to healthy amounts of time. That makes sense and do does this: Make sure you set a good example for how to use televisions, computers, cell phones and anything else in moderation rather than in the extreme. This will make limits on that activity more sensible and perhaps even unnecessary. More healthy interaction with our children can only help them and us.

To the Editor: It is extremely rare when a person who is running for public office combines impeccable character with the expertise necessary to perform the job at hand. In his bid to become Concord Township Trustee, Don Pence does just that. I was blessed to work shoulder to shoulder with Don when he served as Treasurer of Troy City Schools, and I watched him skillfully manage annual budgets of more than $40 million. His attention to detail was unparalleled and as both his peer and local taxpayer I trusted him implicitly. Because of his money management skills and his integrity he was as respected by his peers as any school treasurer in Ohio. In addition to his responsibilities as treasurer, Don was also charged with ensuring that millions of dollars of school district

buildings and grounds were well maintained. Thanks in large part to his diligence, schools that are between 40 and 100 years old are still in outstanding condition and serving the students and taxpayers of the community very well. Upon his retirement from the schools, Don served as interim fiscal officer for Concord Township, gaining invaluable knowledge about the township’s inner workings. When you combine this experience with the skills he honed during two decades of managing public funds and the expertise he developed caring for millions of dollars of facilities, the folks of Concord Township could do no better than to elect Don Pence as Concord Township Trustee. Tom Dunn Troy

Family-oriented, trustworthy and community-minded To the Editor: We encourage all Elizabeth Township residents to get out and vote for Greg Dilts, trustee. Greg has all the great qualities to continue representing our community as a trustee. He is very family-oriented, trustworthy, and community-minded. He is fiscally responsible while providing solutions for our residents. If something needs done, it gets done. Greg has personally removed tree limb obstacles on the sides of several area roads, He has investigated suspicious activity and trash dumping in the township.

He encourages citizen involvement in the Township and listens to residents to get their concerns resolved promptly. His 19 years as a paramedic/firefighter with the city of Troy and seven years as a sheriff Deputy with Miami County bode well for issues that come up with our EMS station, public safety and citizens’ sense of security within our Township. Vote Dilts for Elizabeth Township Trustee. Jennifer and Terry Henley Troy

Motivated individual with the right skills, qualifications To the Editor: Elizabeth Township residents please join me in voting for John Ryman for trustee. He has the necessary skills and qualifications to head our township and community in a positive direction. He was appointed to his current position as a trustee in May of this year by the Miami County Courts. I believe he was chosen over the other potential candidates as he was best qualified and ready to serve our township appropriately. He is a motivated individual with the proven

leadership skills that we need. He has owned and operated a successful business for many years in the area and is obviously astute in working with and understanding financial matters. I have spoken with John at great length about many issues concerning Elizabeth Township. I believe and know that he only has the best interest of this township and its residents in mind. Nick Fox Casstown

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The ‘Obamacare’ whiners are out in full force Troy Troy

Henry Waxman made a plea Wednesday at the end of a House hearing grilling Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The California Democrat asked Republicans to reach across the aisle to work with Democrats to improve Obamacare. Yes, Henry Waxman, who has made a career of ideological witch hunts and smash-mouth partisanship, wants a cease-fire over Obamacare, or so he says. He was picking up a common liberal theme: It’s not fair that Republicans continue to oppose the president’s eponymous health-care law and pick at its failures, deceits and irrationalities. If only they were more reasonable, Obamacare could be tightened up with a few technocratic fixes and go on to its glorious destiny. It’s a little late to get Republican buy-in, though. That would have required serious compromise back in 2009, when Democrats, at the high tide of their power in the Obama era, saw no reason to make any. They insisted on this particular law, at this particular time. They own it. They own every canceled policy, every

rate increase, every unintended ger Greg Sargent, “to have an consequence and every unpopu- actual debate about the law’s lar intended consequence. It is trade-offs.” This is especially theirs, lock, stock and two smok- rich given that the president has steadfastly refused to acknowling barrels. But they can’t stop whin- edge any trade-offs, especially ing. They complain that that some people will lose their Republicans aren’t as coopera- current insurance and have to tive as Democrats were when the pay more in the exchanges. The White House is Medicare Part D prescriploath to give up the faltion-drug plan had a rocky sity about everyone keepstart. This is absurd. The ing their current insurance. Part D website experienced White House aide Valerie what could be accurately Jarrett tweeted that it is described as “glitches,” a FACT that “nothing in rather than the meltdown #Obamacare forces people of HealthCare.gov. And out of their health plans.” Democrats supported the Rich Never mind that the entire basic idea of the prescrip- Lowry Syndicated architecture of the law is tion-drug benefit. based on forcing people in They complain that what Columnist the individual insurance they really wanted was sinmarket out of their existing gle-payer, but had to settle for the unsatisfying second-best plans and onto the exchanges. In a health-care speech in of Obamacare. Paul Krugman calls the health-care law “a clum- Boston, President Barack Obama sy, ugly structure that more or didn’t say anything about how less deals with a problem, but in his prior declarations had been an inefficient way.” The reason misleading. Instead, he tweaked they couldn’t get single-payer, his dishonesty for a different though, is that there weren’t positive spin: “For the fewer than 5 percent of Americans who enough Democratic votes for it. They complain that buy insurance on your own, you Republicans are refusing, in the will be getting a better deal.” words of Washington Post blog- Not if they are forced — as many

of them will be — to buy benefits they don’t need at a price they don’t want to pay. From the beginning, Obamacare has depended on a political ethic of doing and saying whatever is necessary. The falsehood about people keeping their coverage was essential to selling the legislation. So the president repeated it relentlessly. Now that actually allowing people keep their current coverage would undermine a pillar of the law, the president will resist all efforts to make good on his famous promise. Near the end of his Boston remarks, the president said, “If Republicans in Congress were as eager to help Americans get covered as some Republican governors have shown themselves to be, we’d make a lot of progress.” Is that how we’d make a lot of progress? The president got his law, and it’s possible more people will be uninsured in 2014 than if it had never passed. That’s on him, no matter how much he and his supporters want to evade responsibility for their own achievement.

Rich Lowry can be reached via e-mail: comments. lowry@nationalreview.com

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James Daniel Phelps James Daniel Phelps, 78, of Troy, passed away 9:07 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Dayton. He was born in Dayton on March 11, 1935 to the late Ancil and Edna (Blankenship) Phelps. He was married to Sevina McIntosh and she preceded him in death on June 19, 2011. James is survived by two daughters and sonin-law, Sunny and Jerry Johnson of Brookville, Cathy Phelps of Troy; one son, Michael Phelps of Madison, AL; five grand-

children, James Phelps, J. D. Johnson, Tara Johnson, Amelia Phelps, and Daniel Phelps; and three great-grandchildren, Cash Phelps, Alexis Sevina Johnson, and Keira Hostler. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Joann Simon. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Gatlinburg, TN. Arrangements have been entrusted to FisherCheney Funeral Home, Troy. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.

Bryan Christopher Ward Bryan Christopher Ward, age 33, of Troy, Ohio, passed away on October 16, 2013 at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1980 in Kettering, Ohio. He is survived by his father and stepmother, Melvin L. and Kathe E. (Loxley) Ward of Troy, Ohio; mother, Nancy Lee Burk of Cleveland, Ohio; paternal grandmother, Leora Ward of Mansfield, Ohio; brother and sisterin-law, Mark Alan and Kristi Ward of Troy, Ohio; nephews, Mason, Kipton, and Lukas; stepbrothers, Dan Fox of Troy, Ohio, and Tim Fox of Tempe, Arizona; stepsister, Ellen Fox of Charlotte, Vermont; and other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Grace and Edward Burk, and Roy Ward. Bryan was a 1998 grad-

uate of Troy High School, and later graduated from Muskingum College with a degree in biology. He was a member of Troy Church of the Brethren. He loved exercise and body building. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Troy Church of the Brethren with Pastor Jon Keller officiating. Family will receive friends from 10:30 until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Southwest Ohio Chapter, 8050 Hosbrook Road, Suite 314, Cincinnati OH 45236; www.jdrf.org. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.

JOHN M. PERKINS John M. Perkins, 60, of Piqua, died at 12:18 pm Friday November 1, 2013 at his residence. He was born November 30, 1952 in Piqua to the late Buck and Julia (Stoudt) Perkins. He married Diana Mader December 7, 1985 in Piqua; and she survives. Other survivors include four sons, Corey (Rebecca) Perkins of Fairborn, Aaron Perkins of Troy, Brad (Ashley) Perkins of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Matt Perkins of Piqua; two daughters, Casey (Jed) Castle of Piqua, Erika (Brent) Cummings of Troy; six grandchildren; two brothers, Buck (Pat) Perkins of Alabama, Lee (Ruth) Perkins of Piqua; and a sister Kay (Harm) Nix of Piqua. He was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister. Mr. Perkins attended

Piqua City Schools and worked as a Truck Driver for B. D. Transportation of Piqua. He was a United States Marine Corp veteran having served during the Vietnam War. He loved his family, enjoyed golfing, and will be missed by his many friends. A service to honor his life will begin at 10:00 am Tuesday November 5, 2013 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Chaplain Edward Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Beechwood Cemetery where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Visitation will be form 5:00-8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

EVELYN M. GUMP years of employment. She enjoyed her family and gardening. A service to honor her life will begin at 2:00 pm Tuesday November 5, 2013 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Chalk officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30-2:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Van Wert, 1159 Westwood Dr., Van Wert, OH 45891or the Alzheimer’s Association, 31 W. Wipp Rd., Dayton, OH 45459. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through j a m i e s o n a n d ya n n u c c i . com.

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Four seek seats on M-U BOE WEST MILTON — Four community members are seeking two Milton-Union Board of Education seats in the election Nov. 5. Samuel Huffman and Larry Dehus are both seeking reelection. Attempting to unseat them is Connie Jo McCarroll and Daniel Smiley. What follows are excerpts from surveys some of the candidates returned. Name: Connie Jo McCarroll Age: 67 Work/Job Title: Pediatrician at Caro Pediatrics, Dayton Why did you decide to run for election: I have been an advocate for children all my professional career. I feel that is another opportunity to continue to use my gifts, and being able to give back to my community. What are the key issues facing MiltonUnion schools: Most importantly for me is winning the confidence back of the general public after the hurtful feelings over the loss of the “old” high school. Secondly is to insure that our students are prepared to meet the challenges of the future and are truly learning, not just prepared for testing. Name: Larry M. Dehus Age: 66 Family info: Wife Vicki; children Andrew Dehus, Columbus, Ben Dehus, West Milton and Corey Dehus, Mill Valley, Calif. Work/Job Title: Founder and president of Law Science Technologies, West Milton, practicing forensic scientist. Past Political Experience: Milton-Union Board of Education for 18 years Why did you decide to seek reelection: The current Milton-Union Board of Education works together with the administrators to make a very

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cohesive and effective leadership team. I wantt ocontinue to be a part of that team. I was the board representative to the K-12 construction and I want to assist in the process to “fine tune” the building with respect to function and energy usage. What are the key issues facing MiltonUnion schools: The first issue will be to fight for fair funding for our schools from the state of Ohio. I have met with Representative Richard Adams and Senator Bill Beagle to enlist their help to correct the most recent state funding formula that punishes rural school districts with farmland. Second, I will continue to work with the administration to improve the learning environment for our students and raise student performance to all grade levels. Name: Daniel Smiley Age: 50 Family info: Wife Lisa; children

Samantha, Columbus; Danielle, Columbus; Kain, Potsdam. Work/Job Title: Morning Fresh Superior Foods, Union City, Ohio Past Political Experience: Eight years public office as the mayor for the Village of Potsdam Why did you decide to run for the board of education: I like being a part of the solution. I was always taught, for example, that if you didn’t vote in an election that you had no room to comment on the outcome. In the same sense, if you want to be a part of a decision making team such as the Board of Education you need to make yourself available for the position. What are the key issues facing MiltonUnion schools: First off, everyone knows that we have a new school, and they should know that state funding is in a questionable state every year. So the funding of our school on a yearly and long term basis is a challenge every year that has to be looked at. This is where I want voters to know that I would do my best to think of them and the contribution that they give in part in the budgeting of the school. Secondly, I feel that we have to look at the direction that our school will be taking in the future. With our superintendent retiring and rehiring, you have to feel that at some point in time that this position will become open. Dr. Rammel has given a lot to this community and her shoes would be hard to fill if this came about, but as I stated earlier: I want to be a part of the solution. If new leadership is needed, I want to help choose the direction of the community that I reside in. Samuel Huffman is also running for the school board. — Compiled by Joyell Nevins

Area Briefs here will also be a special speaker, Jim CHS junior class Miller, who served as a chopper pilot in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, parents to meet during the breakfast and organizers ask COVINGTON — The Covington High School Junior Class After-Prom Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the CHS library. If you would like to chaperone and/or participate in the 2014 after-prom activities, attend the meeting. For more information, contact Shellie Arbogast at (937) 416-2143.

Coffee and doughnuts for vets planned TROY — The Piqua-Lewis Boyer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, in partnership with the Miami Valley Veterans Museum, will host the first Wednesday free coffee and doughnuts event from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday. Members of the DAR will be providing veterans a special breakfast consisting of scrambled eggs, bacon, fresh fruit, doughnuts, juice and coffee. This event is for all veterans and is held at the museum, 107 W. Main St., Troy, in the second floor dining facilities of the Masonic Lodge building. T

that everyone be seated by 10 a.m.

Events set for Veterans Day • TIPP CITY — The American Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, will present a salute to Veterans Day at the flag pole in front of the post at 11 a.m. Nov. 11. Bean soup and corn bread will be served in the post immediately after. At 6 p.m., the post will serve a salad bar for $3.50 or a potato bar for $3.50 or both for $6 from 6-7:30 p.m. • The Pleasant Hill community would like to honor services as veterans of our country at 10 a.m. Nov. 11. Newton Local High School will host this event, which will be held in the junior high gym. Veterans, please plan to meet in the cafeteria at 9:30 a.m. to get signed in before the assembly. Family members wishing to attend with the veterans are also invited. A reception will follow the ceremony. Make reservations by calling (937) 6762002. However, all walk-ins will be welcomed.

Former Yankees pitcher Kucks dies HILLSDALE, N.J. (AP) — Johnny Kucks, who pitched a three-hitter for the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the 1956 World Series, has died. He was 81. Becker Funeral Home in Westwood confirmed Kucks died on Thursday, but declined to provide further details. Kucks pitched in four World Series with the Yankees from 1955-58, going 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA in eight games. But the right-hander is best known for his crisp performance in New York’s 9-0 victory against the Brooklyn Dodgers in the last World Series game at Ebbets Field. Kucks, a Hoboken native, went 54-56 with a 4.10 ERA in six seasons in the majors with New

York and the Kansas City Athletics. His best season occurred in 1956, when he went 18-9 with a 3.85 ERA.

Former judge Karen Williams dies ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Karen Williams, the former chief judge of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died at her home Saturday. She was 62. Mark Hutto of DukesHarley Funeral Home said Williams died Saturday. A cause of death wasn’t given. Williams retired from the appeals court in 2009, saying she had early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Williams received her B.A. degree from Columbia College in 1972. After teaching in the public schools, she pursued a

legal career. She received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1980. Williams was nominated to the court in 1992 by President George H.W. Bush, and became the first woman ever on the 4th Circuit bench. She had been chief judge since 2007 when fellow South Carolinian William Wilkins became a senior judge.

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MIAMI COUNTY’S MOST WANTED Michael Mowery

Date of birth: 8/17/49 Location: West Milton Height: 5’11” Weight: 190 Hair color: Brown Eye color: ELLISTON Brown Wanted for: Failure to appear — Trafficking drugs

Lee M. Keegan

Date of birth: 4/25/81 Location: Dayton Height: 5’10” Weight: 205 Hair color: Brown Eye color: Brown Wanted KEEGAN for: Aggravated burglary, parol violation for OVI, refusal

Joshua Lawrence

Date of birth: 12/29/83 Location: West Milton Height: 6’2” Weight: 166 Hair color: Brown Eye color: Blue LAWRENCE Wanted for: Theft

Terry Lindsey

Date of birth: 3/28/67 Location: Piqua Height: 5’9” Weight: 166 Hair color: Black Eye color: LINDSEY Brown Wanted for: Theft

Derrick MansonOgle

Date of birth: 10/27/87 Location: Dayton Height: 6’0” Weight: 145 Hair color: Black Eye color: MANSON-OGLE Brown Wanted for: Felonious assault, trafficking drugs

• This information is provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. These individuals were still at-large as of Friday. • If you have information on any of these suspects, call the sheriff’s office at 4406085. • Location identifies the last known mailing address of suspects.

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TODAY’S TIPS • FOOTBALL: Tippecanoe High School baseball will be hosting an exhibition flag football game featuring former members of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team and the Tipp City All-Stars. The game will game at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Tipp City Park, and tickets will cost $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Tippecanoe High School baseball program. Anyone interest in playing in the game can contact Bruce Cahill at (937) 416-7362. • VOLLEYBALL: Team Atlantis Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts today at Lehman High School for girls ages 10-14. Tryouts will be held from 8:30-10 a.m. for ages 10-12, from 10:30 a.m. to noon for 13-year-olds (seventh graders) and from 12:30-2 p.m. for 14-year-olda (eighth graders). For more information, visit teamatlantisvbc.com. • COACHING SEARCH: Bethel High School has a coaching position open for a junior varsity boys basketball coach for the 2013-14 season. Applicants must have current PAV, CPR, concussion training and high school coaching experience. Please contact Athletic Director Phil Rench at (937) 8459430, ext. 3107. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at jbrown@civitasmedia.com or Colin Foster at colinfoster@civitasmedia.com.

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Trojans run at state

Nosker 44th, Jones 70th at highest level Josh Brown Sports Editor

HEBRON — Branden Nosker and Stephen Jones had high hopes. And though the Troy duo was disappointed with how the race went, they still managed to maintain a glass-half-full outlook on the day. Maybe even more than half full. Nosker, a senior making his second consecutive trip to the Division I state cross country meet, finished 44th in the final race of his high school career, improving upon his 57th-place finish a season ago. And Jones, a sophomore running for the first time at the state’s highest level at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, finished 70th. Nosker finished in a time of 16:22.36 on a soft and muddy track that kept everyone’s times high across the board. And by the time the D-I boys ran — the final race of the day — the temperature had dropped significantly, and a chill wind had picked up to make things even tougher.

“I didn’t get the end result I wanted, but I was glad to be here again,” Nosker said. “Some people don’t even get the opportunity to race at state once. “It really was (tough). Times were real slow today, the course was mushy and the wind had a little to do with it, too. But it is what it is.” Jones, meanwhile, finished in 16:37.43 in his first try on the course — with two more chances yet to come. He missed out his freshman year due to injuries. “I didn’t really know what to expect today here,” Jones said. “But Branden sort of guided me throughout the season, and him being here last year helped me out, too. “I know I didn’t run at all the way I’m capable of running today. But there aren’t many people that can say they got here as a sophomore, so I was happy that I got the opportunity to come here today and race.” “They both got out well in the first mile,” Troy coach Bob Campbell said. “Then Stephen dropped back a bit, and I could tell he just wasn’t feeling it. He

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Troy senior Branden Nosker competes in the Division I state cross country meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. It was the second straight year Nosker qualified for the event.

was feeling it before the race, was really pumped up and energetic, but you never know how kids are going to react once they get here. “I know both would have loved to have gotten into the top 25, but it just wasn’t meant to be today.”

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HEBRON — After sweeping the regional races, Tippecanoe’s boys and girls knew they were expected to perform well at state. So they exceeded those expectations. The Red Devil boys finished second as a team, while the girls finished fifth at the Division II state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, a fitting end to a strong season — and the careers of two standout runners. • Lasting Legacy They raced so well, they didn’t want to stop after their own race was over. On their way to the podium to collect their prize, the Tippecanoe boys lined up in two-point stances on the drag-racing strip at National Trail Raceway for an impromptu sprint. Senior Jay Schairbaum, instead of taking part, stood out in front of them and acted as the starter. He had done enough racing for one high school career — and went out in the best way possible. Schairbaum finished 17th — one place away from an individual spot on the podium — and led the Red Devils to a second-place finish as a team at the Division II state cross country meet Saturday. The Red Devils finished with 140 points, while Defiance won with 107 points. “I’m thrilled,” Schairbaum said. “I don’t think there could have been a better end to this season.” “The D-II boys race was wide open. We knew that coming in,” Tippecanoe coach Byron Kimmel said. “But I didn’t want to put that kind of pressure on the boys, ‘I think you can win it all.’ So our goal was to get on the podium — and we pulled it off.” But even coming in as a regional champion — and with the individual regional champion, sophomore Mitchell Poynter, as well — Tippecanoe wasn’t given much of a chance by the pollsters.

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Troy Christian sophomore Zac Garver finished 17th at the Division III state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, the best finish for an Eagle cross country runner ever. Mike Ullery/Civitas Media

Tippecanoe senior Allison Sinning races down the final stretch on her way to a third-place finish at the Division II state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. The Red Devil girls finished fifth as a team.

Tippecanoe senior Jay Schairbaum finished 17th at the Division II state meet Saturday, leading the Red Devil boys • See TIPP on page A10 to a second-place finish.

TC’s Garver 17th at state Josh Brown Sports Editor

HEBRON — Zac Garver always liked to run. It just took a while for him to figure out just how good he was at it. “Since I was little, I used to run just to get my energy out,” the Troy Christian sophomore said. “A lot of people think running is torturous, but it’s relaxing to me. Then my eighth grade year, I trained over the summer and ran in my church’s 5K — and I won it. From then on, I knew I was good at running, so I’ve just kept working on it. “God gave me the ability. Why not use it?” Garver did just that Saturday at the highest level in the state, finishing 17th — one place shy of a spot on the podium — Saturday at the Division III state cross country meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, a stellar end to his firstever season running cross country. • See GARVER on page A9

Buckeyes blast Boilermakers, 56-0 ‘What could have been’ for Trojans And so another frustrating season comes to an end for the Troy football team. With a 33-27 loss to Piqua Friday night, Troy finished the season 3-7. On the heels of a 4-6 finish in 2012, it’s the first time the Trojans have posted back-to-back losing seasons since 20022003. Not that Troy didn’t have it’s chances to finish with a winning record — close losses to Springfield Shawnee, Butler, Miamisburg and Piqua are going to sting for quite some time. Now the Trojans find themselves in a state of flux. They lose the bulk of their offense — gone are quarterback Matt Barr, 1,000-yard tailback Miles Hibbler, top receivers Alex Magoteaux, Austin Kyzer and Gregory Johnson, tight end Seth Overla and offensive linemen Alex Dalton, Andrew Kostecka and Austin Eidemiller. All told, Troy will lose eight starters on offense. See Page A7

WEST LAFAYET TE, Ind. (AP) — Urban Meyer thought Ohio State needed a pregame wake-up call Saturday. The Buckeyes answered with a quick flurry. Interception return, touchdown. Two plays, touchdown. Six plays, touchdown. Two plays, touchdown. And that was just in the first quarter. Doran Grant picked off the first pass of the game, scoring on a 33-yard return, and Braxton Miller threw for 233 yards and four touchdowns as No. 4 Ohio State extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 21 with a AP photo record-breaking rout 56-0 of Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, right, fakes a hand off to running back Purdue. Carlos Hyde during the first half in West Lafayette, Ind. Saturday. “I saw, not necessarily a sleepy look, but I just little bit and made sure they in the 56-game series, surdidn’t like what I saw in woke up.” passing marks they set in a our pregame,” said Meyer, Did they ever. 49-0 victory in 2010. They the Buckeyes’ coach. “So we The Buckeyes produced handed Purdue (1-7, 0-4) its brought them in here and the highest scoring total and first back-to-back shutouts in kind of rattled them up a most lopsided victory margin six decades, and the 56-point

loss matched the worst in Boilermakers history. Purdue lost 56-0 to Iowa on Oct. 28, 1922 and 56-0 to Chicago on Nov. 9, 1907. It was hardly a surprise. Ohio State (9-0, 5-0) hasn’t lost in 22 months. Meyer tied a personal best by winning his 22nd consecutive game, which includes his final victory at Florida. Miller went 19 of 23 before giving way to Kenny Guiton for good in the second half. Guiton was 8 of 11, throwing one TD pass and running for two more. He finished with 98 yards rushing on nine carries, second only to Carlos Hyde who ran for 111 yards on eight carries. Tight end Jeff Heuerman caught five passes for a career-high 116 yards and was one of five different Ohio State receivers to score. • See OHIO on page A7

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WEEK 10 RESULTS Piqua 33, Troy 27 Piqua Troy 21 First Downs 18 338 Yards Rushing 204 78 Yards Passing 163 6-9 Comp.-Att. 12-17 1 Interceptions Thrown 0 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-30 Penalties-Yards 10-88 0 Punts-Average 3-28.0 Scoring Summary Piqua – Trent Yeomans 5yard run (Caleb Vallieu kick). Piqua – Austin Reedy 12yard run (Vallieu kick). Piqua – Yeomans 5-yard run (Vallieu kick). Troy – Miles Hibbler 9-yard run (Drew Burghardt kick). Piqua – Yeomans 83-yard run (kick failed). Troy – T.J. Michael 26-yard pass from Matt Barr (Burghardt kick). Troy – Hibbler 5-yard run (kick failed). Piqua – Reedy 1-yard run (kick failed). Troy – Barr 1-yard run (Burghardt kick. Score by Quarters Piqua.............14 7 6 6 – 33 Troy.................0 7 7 13 – 27 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Piqua — Yeomans 26-211, Tate Honeycutt 1-(-7), Reedy 19-134. Troy — Barr 6-(-26), Hibbler 25184, Elijah Pearson 5-31, Anthony Shoop 3-15. ■ Receiving: Piqua — Honeycutt 2-24, Colton Bachman 2-21, Noah Lyman 117. Troy — Alex Magoteaux 546, Michael 1-26, Austin Kyzer 3-55, Gregory Johnson 3-36. ■ Passing: Piqua — Dan Monnin 6-9-1 78. Troy — Barr 12-17-0 163. ■ Records: Piqua 4-6, 3-2. Troy 3-7, 1-4.

Tippecanoe 21, Springfield Shawnee 7 Shaw Tipp 15 First Downs 11 124 Yards Rushing 294 141 Yards Passing 54 12-26 Comp.-Att. 4-7 2 Interceptions Thrown 0 2-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 4-35 Penalties-Yards 5-44 4-32.8 Punts-Average2-32.5 Scoring Summary Tipp — Jacob Hall 6-yard run (Taylor Clark kick). Tipp — Cameron Johnson 20-yard run (Clark kick). Shaw — Jalen Nelson 8yard pass from Saalih Muhammed (Kaitlin Gregory kick). Tipp — Jacob Hall 72-yard run (Clark kick). Score by Quarters Shawnee .....0 7 0 0 – 7 Tipp .............7 7 7 0 – 21 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Springfield Shawnee — Nelson 14-61, Clay Phillips 4-24, Muhammed 16-39. Tippecanoe — Jacob Hall 18-219, Johnson 9-29, Alex Hall 4-23, Zack Blair 1-5, Ben Hughes 3-18. ■ Receiving: Springfield Shawnee — David Barnett 5-37, Nelson 5-46, Phillips 1-52, Harlan Singleton 1-6. Tippecanoe — Johnson 351, Alex Hamilton 1-3. ■ Passing: Springfield Shawnee — Muhammed 1226-2 141. Tippecanoe — Hughes 0-2-0 0, Blair 4-5-0 54. ■ Records: Springfield Shawnee 9-1, 4-1. Tippecanoe 10-0, 5-0.

OTHER SCORES Miami East (9-1, 8-1) 39, Twin Valley South 6 Covington (10-0, 9-0) 49, Ansonia (2-8, 1-8) 6

Bethel (4-6, 4-5) 28, Arcanum (5-5, 4-5) 12

Milton-Union (2-8, 2-4) 37, Northridge (3-7, 0-6) 12

Troy Christian (4-4) 35, Waynesfield-Goshen (2-8) 0

Miss. Valley (2-8, 2-7) 30, Bradford (0-10, 0-9) 12

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Purdue quarterback Danny Etling (50) is sacked by Ohio State defensive lineman Steve Miller (88) as Ohio State cornerback Armani Reeves flips over Purdue running back Brandon Cottom during the second half in West Lafayette, Ind. Saturday.

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Plus, the Buckeyes defense forced two turnovers, added six more sacks to their Big Ten-leading number and limited the Boilermakers to 116 total yards as a large contingent of scarlet-and-gray clad fans turned the road game into a pseudo home contest in the second half when most of the Boilermakers fans left. The combination was enough to keep Ohio State on track for a second straight perfect season and a potential berth in the BCS title game. But the Buckeyes, admittedly, needed some early help. “It was an early morning, we had to get up early, we had to get prepared, we had to eat well,” Miller said. “We had to get the guys going and the coaches talked to us and got us hyped.” Purdue certainly didn’t need that. The game that was billed as a blackout turned into a washout. How bad was it? Etling, the freshman, was 13 of 29 for 89 yards. Purdue’s mistake-prone secondary was gouged so often by the Ohio State quarterbacks that the Boilers gave up a recordbreaking scoring total in Ross-Ade Stadium for the second time this season. The Boilermakers head into next week’s game against Iowa with eight consecutive scoreless quarters and with the dubious achievement of failing to

third consecutive game. Purdue hasn’t taken a snap inside the opponents’ 20yard line since late in a Sept. 28 loss to Northern Illinois, and still hasn’t beaten a Football Bowl Subdivision since Darrell Hazell took over the program after last season. “We didn’t tackle very well, we had guys out of place quite a few times (on defense) and we need to get off the blocks,” Hazell said. “We can’t get a quarterback beat up the way we did. We had problems in pass protection.” Miller & Co. made them pay for those miscues, seemingly every time. On the game’s second snap, Grant stepped in front of B.J. Knauf, picked off Etling’s pass and sprinted 33 yards to make it 7-0. Miller then threw a 40yard TD pass to a wide open Jeff Heuerman on the Buckeyes’ second offensive play to give Ohio State a 140 lead. Before the first quarter ended, Miller threw an 8yard TD pass to Nick Vannett and a 2-yard shovel pass for a TD to Corey Brown to make it 28-0. Not enough? Guiton threw a 1-yard TD pass to Chris Fields midway through the second quarter, and Miller hooked up with Ezekiel Elliott on a 10-yard scoring pass later in the first half to make it 42-0 at the half. Guiton ran for two scores in the second half to close out the milestone victory.

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Yet another year of ‘What could have been’ for Trojans BY DAVID FONG Executive Editor fong@tdnpublishing.com TROY — And so another frustrating season comes to an end for the Troy football team. With a 33-27 loss to Piqua Friday night, Troy finished the season 3-7. On the heels of a 4-6 finish in 2012, it’s the first time the Trojans have posted backto-back losing seasons since 2002-2003. Not that Troy didn’t have it’s chances to finish with a winning record — close losses to Springfield Shawnee, Butler, Miamisburg and Piqua are going to sting for quite some time. Now the Trojans find themselves in a state of flux. They lose the bulk of their offense — gone are quarterback Matt Barr, 1,000-yard tailback Miles Hibbler, top receivers Alex Magoteaux, Austin Kyzer and Gregory Johnson, tight end Seth Overla and offensive linemen Alex Dalton, Andrew Kostecka and Austin Eidemiller. All told, Troy will lose eight starters on offense. Defensively, the Trojans’ losses are almost as big. Troy will lose Overla at defensive end, Josh Detrick and Tristan Wright at outside linebacker, Magoteaux and Rohsaun Wesson and safety and Johnson and Todd Norris at cornerback. That means a Troy team that has struggled much of the past two seasons will be in rebuilding mode going into the offseason. First, however, some final notes from Troy’s 3327 loss to Piqua Friday. • Player of the Game As he has all season, Miles Hibbler carried Troy’s offense on his back Friday. Hibbler finished the game with 25 carries for 184 yards and two touchdowns. For the season, Hibbler — who will play for Kent State University next year — rushed for 1,600 yards, becoming the first Trojan running back to top the 1,000-yard mark since Matt Allen in 2008. Hibbler also become only the second running back in school history to rush for 1,000 or more yards on a

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Piqua’s Elijah Hudson (24) tackles Troy’s Anthony Shoop Friday night during the regular season finale for both teams at Troy Memorial Stadium. Troy team that finished with a losing record. Current Troy assistant coach Tom Massie accomplished that same feat in 1968. • Unsung Hero of the Game Few players made more contributions on both sides of the ball more than Trojan receiver/safety Alex Magoteaux. Against the Indians, Magoteaux recorded a touchdown-saving safety that helped keep the Trojans in the game. He also caught five passes for 46 yards. Magoteaux was Troy’s leading receiver on the year, catching 32 passes for 388 yards and a pair of touchdowns. • Play of the Game Troy had a chance to tie the game in the fourth quarter after forcing a

Yeomans fumble at the Trojan 40. Down 27-20, Troy faced third-and-5 at its own 45. Troy quarterback Matt Barr was sacked for a 14-yard loss, however, and forced to punt. Piqua scored on the ensuing drive and was able to stave off a late rally by the Trojans for the win. • What We Learned Much of what we learned is what we already knew. For two seasons, Troy has come close to winning big games, only to fall short at the end. In 2012, Troy had its chances to win against Chaminade Julienne, Springfield, Miamisburg, Butler and Piqua. This year, Troy had its chances against Chaminade, Springfield Shawnee, Miamisburg, Butler and Piqua. The

Trojans are a combined 713 the past two seasons, but with a handful of plays here and there, could just as easily be 16-4. Troy has to find a way to get over the hump. • What Happens Now Troy will have much work to do in the offseason. In addition to filling all the holes on both sides of the ball left by graduation, the Trojans need to find a way to change the culture. If Troy can find a way to win those close games they’ve managed to find ways to lose the past seasons, a turnaround isn’t impossible. Troy needs to open next season with some big wins, gain some confidence and get things rolling. In the past two years, Troy has never won more than two games in a row.

Devils, Vikings claim top seeds BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor jbrown@civitasmedia.com

All of the disappointments of the past, all of the expectations for the season, the weight seemingly of the entire world. None of it mattered to the Tippecanoe Red Devils once Friday night’s game was over. The Devils shut down Springfield Shawnee 21-7 in a battle between two 9-0 teams, with the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division title and a home game in the playoffs at stake and Tippecanoe looking to end a three-game losing streak to the Braves. And Tippecanoe did it in convincing fashion, too. Despite the Braves closing to within a touchdown right before halftime, Shawnee never truly threatened — thanks to a 72-yard touchdown by Jacob Hall on the first play from scrimmage in the second half. From there, the Red Devil defense went to work and shut down the CBC’s leading rusher, holding Jalen Nelson to 61 yards. With the win, the Devils jumped from fourth to first in the Division III, Region 10 playoff standings, setting up a rematch with the Kenton Ridge Cougars — who Tippecanoe defeated 35-7 on Oct. 27, a game in which Hall ran for five touchdowns. Tippecanoe also avoided the bullet that is Trotwood — the Rams went from 10th to seventh with their win over Butler, and will travel to Franklin in the first round. Shawnee fell all the way to sixth and

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Tippecanoe’s Jacob Hall rushed for five touchdowns the first time the Red Devils faced Kenton Ridge. will travel to Wapakoneta on Friday. Also clinching the top seed in its region was 9-1 Miami East with its 39-6 win over Twin Valley South. Friday night, the Vikings will host a Division VI, Region 22 playoff game against another familiar foe, Tri-County North — which the Vikings defeated 24-21 in overtime on the road on Oct. 18. Covington and Lehman will also host first-round playoff games. The Buccaneers, who had already clinched a home game heading into Friday night, held onto their No. 2 spot in Division VII, Region 26 with a 49-6 win over Ansonia, and they will host

Portsmouth Notre Dame on Saturday. The Cavaliers, meanwhile, held onto the No. 4 spot and will host Bainbridge Paint Valley on Saturday. The Troy Christian Eagles also brought about a successful end to their return season. After not fielding a football team in 2012, Troy Christian finished with a .500 record at 4-4 with a 35-0 victory over Waynesfield Goshen Friday night. The Eagles will be looking to get back into the OHSAA and back into a league next season — and this year’s performance should go a long way in earning them some respect. Milton-Union and Bethel

also both finished the season with victories. The Bulldogs knocked off Northridge 3712 on the strength of Kenton Dickison’s four touchdowns to finish the season 2-8 after dropping their first seven games, and Bethel held off Arcanum 28-12 to finish with a 4-6 record and two straight wins after a fivegame skid — four of which came at the hands of playoff teams. The Bradford Railroaders, meanwhile, followed up a playoff season with a winless season after a 30-12 loss to Mississinawa Valley Friday night, and they’ll go into next season looking to improve fundamentally to avoid another 010 showing.


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FOOTBALL National Football League All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 6 2 0 .750179 144 N.Y. Jets 4 4 0 .500143 211 Miami 4 4 0 .500174 187 Buffalo 3 5 0 .375176 213 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 5 2 0 .714187 131 Tennessee 3 4 0 .429145 146 Houston 2 5 0 .286122 194 Jacksonville 0 8 0 .000 86 264 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 6 3 0 .667217 166 Baltimore 3 4 0 .429150 148 Cleveland 3 5 0 .375148 179 Pittsburgh 2 5 0 .286125 153 West W L T Pct PF PA Kansas City 8 0 0 1.000192 98 Denver 7 1 0 .875343 218 San Diego 4 3 0 .571168 144 Oakland 3 4 0 .429126 150 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 4 4 0 .500230 186 Philadelphia 3 5 0 .375176 211 Washington 2 5 0 .286173 229 N.Y. Giants 2 6 0 .250141 223 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 6 1 0 .857196 120 Carolina 4 3 0 .571170 96 Atlanta 2 5 0 .286166 184 Tampa Bay 0 7 0 .000100 163 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 5 2 0 .714212 158 Detroit 5 3 0 .625217 197 Chicago 4 3 0 .571213 206 Minnesota 1 6 0 .143163 225 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 7 1 0 .875205 125 San Francisco 6 2 0 .750218 145 Arizona 4 4 0 .500160 174 St. Louis 3 5 0 .375165 198 Thursday’s game Miami 22, Cincinnati 20, OT Sunday, Nov. 3 Minnesota at Dallas, 1 p.m. Tennessee at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Carolina, 1 p.m. New Orleans at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Buffalo, 1 p.m. San Diego at Washington, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Baltimore at Cleveland, 4:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at New England, 4:25 p.m. Indianapolis at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Open: Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, N.Y. Giants, San Francisco Monday, Nov. 4 Chicago at Green Bay, 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 Washington at Minnesota, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Seattle at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Oakland at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Carolina at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Denver at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m. Open: Cleveland, Kansas City, N.Y. Jets, New England Monday, Nov. 11 Miami at Tampa Bay, 8:40 p.m. AP Top 25 The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 25, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: ..................................Record Pts Pv 1. Alabama (55)............8-0 1,495 1 2. Oregon (3) ................8-0 1,432 2 3. Florida St. (2)............7-0 1,390 3 4. Ohio St......................8-0 1,317 4 5. Baylor ........................7-0 1,223 6 6. Stanford.....................7-1 1,189 8 7. Miami.........................7-0 1,149 7 8. Auburn.......................7-1 1,022 11 9. Clemson....................7-1 1,007 9 10. Missouri ..................7-1 873 5 11. LSU.........................7-2 818 13 12.Texas A&M..............6-2 811 14 13. Oklahoma ...............7-1 791 17 14. South Carolina .......6-2 701 20 15.Texas Tech ..............7-1 579 10 16. Fresno St. ...............7-0 510 15 17. UCLA ......................5-2 489 12 18. Oklahoma St. .........6-1 483 19 19. UCF.........................6-1 464 21 20. Louisville .................7-1 417 18 21. N. Illinois..................8-0 290 23 22. Wisconsin ...............5-2 262 22 23. Michigan .................6-1 199 24 24. Michigan St.............7-1 166 NR 25. Arizona St...............5-2 133 NR Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 132, Georgia 24, BYU 22, Texas 22, Mississippi 21, Virginia Tech 20, Oregon St.17, Florida 14, Washington 6, Ball St.4, Minnesota 4, Arizona 2, Duke 2. College Football Scores EAST Albright 33, Widener 19 Alfred 31, Salisbury 21 American International 43, New Haven 34 Amherst 17, Trinity (Conn.) 16 Anna Maria 42, Castleton St. 14 Bates 17, Bowdoin 10 Bentley 24, S. Connecticut 19 Boston College 34, Virginia Tech 27 Brockport 14, College of NJ 3 Brown 27, Penn 0 Bucknell 28, Colgate 7 Buffalo St. 59, Hartwick 41 CCSU 52, Wagner 17 Colby 37, Tufts 0 Duquesne 21, St. Francis (Pa.) 10 East Stroudsburg 52, Lock Haven 28 Endicott 52, MIT 21 Fitchburg St. 26, Westfield St. 23 Fordham 32, Holy Cross 30 Framingham St. 58, Mass. Maritime 12 Franklin & Marshall 41, Susquehanna 36 Gallaudet 40, Becker 34 Gannon 40, Seton Hill 21 Geneva 39, Grove City 7 Harvard 24, Dartmouth 21 Hobart 41, Union (NY) 20 Husson 39, NY Maritime 17 Indiana (Pa.) 42, Clarion 14 Ithaca 23, Frostburg St. 0 Kean 47, Morrisville St. 21 King's (Pa.) 28, Lycoming 24 Kutztown 45, Millersville 9 Lafayette 45, Georgetown 27 Lebanon Valley 34, Delaware Valley 31, OT Maine 19, Stony Brook 14 Marist 42, Jacksonville 35 Mercyhurst 19, Edinboro 6 Merrimack 31, Assumption 21 Middlebury 40, Hamilton 13

Montclair St. 40, William Paterson 13 Moravian 41, Gettysburg 21 Muhlenberg 42, Dickinson 3 N. Illinois 63, UMass 19 Norwich 38, Mount Ida 19 Penn St. 24, Illinois 17, OT Plymouth St. 34, Worcester St. 31 Princeton 53, Cornell 20 RPI 28, Merchant Marine 13 Robert Morris 24, Bryant 3 Rowan 10, Cortland St. 9 Rutgers 23, Temple 20 Sacred Heart 24, Monmouth (NJ) 21 Salve Regina 45, Maine Maritime 8 Slippery Rock 35, California (Pa.) 17 St. John Fisher 28, Utica 27 St. Lawrence 32, WPI 15 Stevenson 48, Misericordia 3 Stonehill 42, Pace 14 Syracuse 13, Wake Forest 0 Thomas More 31, St. Vincent 0 W. Connecticut 35, Mass.-Dartmouth 12 W. New England 38, Curry 27 Washington (Mo.) 9, CarnegieMellon 7 Waynesburg 38, Westminster (Pa.) 19 Wesleyan (Conn.) 16, Williams 14 West Chester 66, Cheyney 14 Yale 53, Columbia 12 MIDWEST Akron 16, Kent St. 7 Albion 42, Olivet 28 Augustana (Ill.) 28, Carthage 0 Augustana (SD) 25, Concordia (St.P.) 7 Baker 54, Evangel 10 Baldwin-Wallace 31, Marietta 7 Benedictine (Ill.) 28, Concordia (Ill.) 27 Benedictine (Kan.) 48, Cent. Methodist 23 Bethany (Kan.) 24, Tabor 17 Bethel (Minn.) 55, Hamline 6 Bluffton 28, Anderson (Ind.) 0 Buena Vista 37, Luther 14 Butler 33, Dayton 30 Case Reserve 16, Chicago 3 Cent. Missouri 56, NebraskaKearney 0 Central 48, Loras 3 Coe 24, Wartburg 10 Cole 2, Haskell Indian Nations 0 Concordia (Moor.) 35, Carleton 27 Concordia (Wis.) 55, Rockford 13 Cornell (Iowa) 28, Carroll (Wis.) 22 Crown (Minn.) 47, Martin Luther 13 Culver-Stockton 42, Avila 35 Dakota Wesleyan 31, Nebraska Wesleyan 17 Denison 27, Oberlin 14 Doane 56, Dordt 13 Drake 56, Morehead St. 14 E. Illinois 56, Tennessee Tech 21 Elmhurst 28, North Park 14 Emporia St. 35, Missouri Western 30 Eureka 23, Iowa Wesleyan 10 Ferris St. 41, Wayne (Mich.) 10 Findlay 35, Ashland 28 Fort Hays St. 63, S. Dakota Tech 17 Franklin 41, Defiance 7 Friends 47, Bethel (Kan.) 10 Grand View 70, Waldorf 14 Greenville 28, Westminster (Mo.) 7 Grinnell 24, Lawrence 21 Gustavus 23, St. John's (Minn.) 20 Hanover 28, Earlham 14 Hope 35, Trine 7 Illinois College 35, Monmouth (Ill.) 13 Illinois St. 13, N. Iowa 3 Indianapolis 27, St. Joseph's (Ind.) 24 Jamestown 49, Presentation 41 John Carroll 63, Wilmington (Ohio) 3 Kalamazoo 14, Adrian 10 Kansas St. 41, Iowa St. 7 Lake Erie 63, Walsh 41 Lakeland 35, Aurora 32 Marian (Ind.) 26, Taylor 19, OT Mary 28, Northern St. (SD) 14 Mayville St. 20, Dakota St. 14 Michigan St. 29, Michigan 6 Mid-Am Nazarene 45, Graceland (Iowa) 20 Minn. Duluth 57, Minn.-Crookston 3 Minn. St.-Mankato 45, Wayne (Neb.) 3 Minn. St.-Moorhead 31, Minot St. 30 Minnesota 42, Indiana 39 Missouri S&T 24, William Jewell 6 Missouri Southern at Lindenwood (Mo.), ppd. Missouri St. 49, Indiana St. 7 Missouri Valley 21, Peru St. 14 Morningside 48, Concordia (Neb.) 31 Mount Union 44, Heidelberg 34 N. Michigan 34, Northwood (Mich.) 15 Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24 North Central (Ill.) 46, Illinois Wesleyan 17 Northwestern (Iowa) 31, Hastings 28 Northwestern (Minn.) 26, Mac Murray 13 Notre Dame 38, Navy 34 Ohio Dominican 18, Tiffin 0 Ohio Northern 49, Muskingum 7 Ohio St. 56, Purdue 0 Ottawa, Kan. 55, Kansas Wesleyan 27 Otterbein 19, Capital 14 Pittsburg St. 70, NW Oklahoma St. 0 Ripon 27, Lake Forest 14 Rose-Hulman 34, Mount St. Joseph 0 S. Illinois 34, W. Illinois 28 SE Missouri 37, Urbana 35 SW Minnesota St. 51, Winona St. 44, 2OT Saginaw Valley St. 55, Michigan Tech 35 San Diego 58, Valparaiso 14 Simpson (Iowa) 50, Dubuque 46 Southwestern (Kan.) 32, St. Mary (Kan.) 29 St. Ambrose 65, St. Xavier 30 St. Cloud St. 45, Bemidji St. 6 St. Francis (Ill.) 17, Siena Heights 13 St. Francis (Ind.) 54, Concordia (Mich.) 0 St. Norbert 52, Beloit 17 St. Scholastica 55, Minn.-Morris 7 St. Thomas (Minn.) 17, Augsburg 14 Sterling 56, McPherson 37 Wabash 66, Hiram 0 Wheaton (Ill.) 58, Millikin 21 William Penn 17, Olivet Nazarene 13 Wis. Lutheran 56, Maranatha Baptist 6 Wis.-LaCrosse 24, Wis.-River Falls 21, 2OT Wis.-Oshkosh 35, Wis.-Stevens Pt. 20 Wis.-Stout 35, Wis.-Eau Claire 27 Wis.-Whitewater 35, Wis.-Platteville 16 Wisconsin 28, Iowa 9 Wittenberg 55, Ohio Wesleyan 17 Wooster 27, DePauw 24 Youngstown St. 38, South Dakota 34 SOUTH Alabama A&M 19, Alcorn St. 18 Albany St. (Ga.) 31, Benedict 6 Ave Maria 45, Edward Waters 14 Bethune-Cookman 38, NC Central 14 Birmingham-Southern 35, Rhodes 34 Bowie St. 76, Lincoln (Pa.) 19 Bridgewater (Va.) 34, Emory & Henry 17 Campbell 19, Stetson 18 Catawba 38, Mars Hill 31 Centre 49, Hendrix 20 Charleston Southern 27,

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SPORTS ON TV TODAY AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 3 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, AAA Texas 500, at Fort Worth, Texas FIGURE SKATING 1:30 p.m. NBC — ISU, Grand Prix: Skate China, at Beijing (sameday tape) GOLF 4:30 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Charles Schwab Cup Championship, final round, at San Francisco NFL FOOTBALL 1 p.m. CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader FOX — Regional coverage 4 p.m. FOX — Regional coverage 4:25 p.m. CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader game 8 p.m. NBC — Indianapolis at Houston RUNNING 9 a.m. ESPN2 — New York City Marathon 4 p.m. ABC — New York City Marathon (same-day tape) SOCCER 10:55 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Swansea at Cardiff 3:30 p.m. NBC — MLS, Playoffs, conference semifinals, leg 1, teams TBD 9 p.m. ESPN — MLS, Playoffs, conference semifinals, leg 1, teams TBD

MONDAY NFL FOOTBALL 8:25 p.m. ESPN — Chicago at Green Bay NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Anaheim at N.Y. Rangers

TUESDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Ohio at Buffalo NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Philadelphia at Carolina SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FSN — UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich at Plzen FS1 — UEFA Champions League, Manchester United at Real Sociedad

THE BCS RANKINGS As of Oct. 20

Rk 1. Alabama 1 2. Oregon 2 3. Florida St. 3 4. Ohio St. 4 5. Stanford 6 6. Baylor 5 7. Miami 7 8. Clemson 8 9. Missouri 9 10. Oklahoma 10 11. Auburn 11 12. Texas A&M 13 13. LSU 12 14. South Carolina17 15. Texas Tech 14 16. Fresno St. 18 17. N. Illinois 20 18. Oklahoma St. 15 19. Louisville 16 20. UCLA 19 21. Michigan 21 22. Michigan St. 23 23. UCF 22 24. Wisconsin 24 25. Notre Dame 26

Harris Pts 2590 2492 2386 2301 2035 2130 1997 1767 1510 1475 1453 1364 1408 1043 1093 965 650 1081 1056 683 528 391 502 350 91

Pct .9962 .9585 .9177 .8850 .7827 .8192 .7604 .6796 .5808 .5673 .5588 .5246 .5415 .4012 .4204 .3712 .2500 .4158 .4062 .2627 .2031 .1504 .1931 .1346 .0350

Presbyterian 16 Chattanooga 35, Appalachian St. 28 Christopher Newport 13, LaGrange 10 Clemson 59, Virginia 10 Coastal Carolina 50, Charlotte 25 Concord 44, Virginia-Wise 6 Cumberland (Tenn.) 34, Bethel (Tenn.) 13 Cumberlands 70, Campbellsville 17 Delaware St. 22, Howard 20 Delta St. 63, Valdosta St. 55 E. Kentucky 44, Tennessee St. 0 East Carolina 34, FIU 13 Elizabeth City St. 28, Virginia Union 21 FAU 34, Tulane 17 Faulkner 66, Belhaven 14 Fayetteville St. 34, Livingstone 31 Florida A&M 16, Norfolk St. 6 Fort Valley St. 46, Morehouse 19 Furman 16, Georgia Southern 14 Gardner-Webb 51, Warner 14 Georgetown (Ky.) 49, Bluefield South 7 Georgia 23, Florida 20 Grambling St. 47, MVSU 40 Hampden-Sydney 52, Guilford 0 Huntingdon 50, Averett 20 Jacksonville St. 42, Austin Peay 10 James Madison 31, Villanova 21 Johns Hopkins 24, Ursinus 18 Juniata 42, McDaniel 21 Lane 38, Kentucky St. 28 Lenoir-Rhyne 37, Carson-Newman 3 Liberty 17, VMI 7 Lindsey Wilson 72, Union (Ky.) 9 Louisiana-Lafayette 49, New Mexico St. 35 Malone 59, Alderson-Broaddus 42 Marshall 61, Southern Miss. 13 Mercer 51, Davidson 26 Methodist 51, Greensboro 50 Middle Tennessee 24, UAB 21 Miles 31, Stillman 30 Millsaps 38, Berry 3 Morgan St. 30, Hampton 27 NC A&T 59, Va. Lynchburg 12 NC Wesleyan 33, Ferrum 16 Newberry 28, Brevard 21 North Alabama 30, West Alabama 27, OT North Carolina 27, NC State 19 North Greenville 38, Wingate 34 Notre Dame Coll. 42, W. Virginia St. 16 Old Dominion 66, Rhode Island 14 Pikeville 22, Kentucky Christian 7 Randolph-Macon 42, Shenandoah 7 Richmond 27, Albany (NY) 10 S. Virginia 38, Apprentice 6 SC State 45, Savannah St. 9 Shepherd 45, Glenville St. 19 Shorter 58, Clark Atlanta 14 South Carolina 34, Mississippi St. 16 St. Augustine's 13, Johnson C. Smith 6 The Citadel 28, Samford 26 Thiel 30, Bethany (WV) 22 Truman St. 35, Kentucky Wesleyan 27 Tuskegee 41, Central St. (Ohio) 10 UNC-Pembroke 60, Tusculum 20

Rk 1 2 3 4 7 5 6 8 10 9 11 14 13 16 15 18 20 12 17 19 21 24 22 23 25

USA Today Pts Pct 1542 .9948 1483 .9568 1419 .9155 1375 .8871 1182 .7626 1293 .8342 1190 .7677 1064 .6865 834 .5381 933 .6019 804 .5187 758 .4890 802 .5174 627 .4045 673 .4342 542 .3497 373 .2406 803 .5181 579 .3735 432 .2787 309 .1994 237 .1529 300 .1935 253 .1632 83 .0535

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Philadelphia Toronto Brooklyn New York Boston Southeast Division

Computer BCS Pct Avg Pv .990 .9937 1 .940 .9517 3 .930 .9211 2 .880 .8840 4 .830 .7918 6 .640 .7645 8 .740 .7560 7 .640 .6687 9 .710 .6096 5 .650 .6064 15 .730 .6025 11 .430 .4812 16 .330 .4630 13 .540 .4486 21 .270 .3749 10 .380 .3669 17 .510 .3335 18 .000 .3113 19 .000 .2599 20 .160 .2338 12 .160 .1875 22 .240 .1811 NR .150 .1789 23 .000 .0993 NR .190 .0928 NR

UT-Martin 45, Murray St. 17 Virginia St. 28, Chowan 0 W. Kentucky 44, Georgia St. 28 Washington & Lee 14, Catholic 10 William & Mary 17, New Hampshire

Winston-Salem 28, Shaw 24 SOUTHWEST Angelo St. 25, Texas A&M Commerce 20 Arkansas Tech 26, East Central 17 Auburn 35, Arkansas 17 Austin 25, Southwestern (Texas) 6 Bacone 41, Oklahoma Baptist 38 Cent. Oklahoma 49, Lincoln (Mo.) 42 Harding 42, SE Oklahoma 10 Henderson St. 37, Ark.-Monticello 21 Incarnate Word 47, McMurry 43 Langston 20, Okla. Panhandle St. 19 Mary Hardin-Baylor 80, Howard Payne 0 Midwestern St. 64, Menlo 7 Mississippi College 41, E. Texas Baptist 28 NW Missouri St. 52, Washburn 21 Northeastern St. 31, SW Baptist 3 S. Arkansas 31, Ouachita 23 SW Assemblies of God 26, Wayland Baptist 21 SW Oklahoma 42, S. Nazarene 14 Sam Houston St. 56, Stephen F. Austin 49 Sul Ross St. 42, Hardin-Simmons 38 Texas 35, Kansas 13 Texas Lutheran 37, Louisiana College 27 UTSA 34, Tulsa 15 West Virginia 30, TCU 27, OT FAR WEST Air Force 42, Army 28 Arizona 33, California 28 Black Hills St. 48, NM Highlands 45 Carroll (Mont.) 48, S. Oregon 30 Cent. Washington 21, Humboldt St. 14 Chadron St. 59, W. New Mexico 17 Chapman 45, La Verne 7 Colorado Mines 14, Western St. (Col.) 13 Dixie St. 42, Simon Fraser 35 E. Oregon 57, Dickinson St. 3 E. Washington 55, Idaho St. 34 Fort Lewis 27, Adams St. 24 Linfield 56, Willamette 15 Montana 51, Sacramento St. 48, OT Montana St. 35, N. Colorado 28 Occidental 13, Pomona-Pitzer 7 Pacific 68, Lewis & Clark 28 Pacific Lutheran 41, Puget Sound 21 Portland St. 45, Weber St. 24 Redlands 34, Claremont-Mudd 6 Rocky Mountain 47, Montana Western 10 San Jose St. 34, UNLV 24 Texas St. 37, Idaho 21 Utah St. 47, Hawaii 10

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association AllTimes EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division

W 3 1 1 1 0

L Pct GB 0 1.000 — 1 .500 1½ 1 .500 1½ 1 .500 1½ 2 .000 2½

W 1 1 1 1 0

L 1 2 2 2 2

Pct GB .500 — .333 ½ .333 ½ .333 ½ .000 1

W L Pct GB Indiana 3 0 1.000 — Detroit 1 1 .500 1½ Milwaukee 1 1 .500 1½ Chicago 1 2 .333 2 Cleveland 1 2 .333 2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Houston 2 0 1.000 — San Antonio 2 0 1.000 — Dallas 1 1 .500 1 Memphis 1 1 .500 1 New Orleans 1 2 .333 1½ Northwest Division W L Pct GB Minnesota 2 0 1.000 — Oklahoma City 1 1 .500 1 Portland 1 1 .500 1 Denver 0 2 .000 2 Utah 0 2 .000 2 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Phoenix 2 0 1.000 — L.A. Clippers 2 1 .667 ½ Golden State 1 1 .500 1 Sacramento 1 1 .500 1 L.A. Lakers 1 2 .333 1½ Friday's Games Orlando 110, New Orleans 90 Philadelphia 109, Washington 102 Charlotte 90, Cleveland 84 Milwaukee 105, Boston 98 Atlanta 102, Toronto 95 Minnesota 100, Oklahoma City 81 Houston 113, Dallas 105 Memphis 111, Detroit 108, OT Brooklyn 101, Miami 100 Portland 113, Denver 98 Phoenix 87, Utah 84 L.A. Clippers 110, Sacramento 101 San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 85 Saturday's Games Indiana 89, Cleveland 74 Philadelphia 107, Chicago 104 New Orleans 105, Charlotte 84 Memphis at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Houston at Utah, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m. Sacramento at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Brooklyn at Orlando, 6 p.m. Washington at Miami, 6 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 6 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Minnesota at New York, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Monday's Games Golden State at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Boston at Memphis, 8 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

HOCKEY National Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 14 10 4 0 20 47 35 Toronto 15 10 5 0 20 48 36 Detroit 14 8 4 2 18 33 37 Boston 13 8 5 0 16 36 25 Montreal 14 8 6 0 16 40 27 Ottawa 13 4 6 3 11 39 43 Florida 14 3 8 3 9 28 49 Buffalo 16 2 13 1 5 26 49 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 15 11 4 0 22 48 33 N.Y. Islanders 14 6 5 3 15 45 44 Washington 14 7 7 0 14 44 40 N.Y. Rangers 13 6 7 0 12 25 38 Carolina 14 4 7 3 11 27 44 Columbus 13 5 8 0 10 33 36 New Jersey 13 3 6 4 10 26 38 Philadelphia 13 4 9 0 8 21 37 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 12 11 1 0 22 38 18 Chicago 14 9 2 3 21 50 39 St. Louis 12 8 2 2 18 44 29 Minnesota 14 7 4 3 17 34 34 Nashville 13 6 5 2 14 27 37 Dallas 13 5 6 2 12 33 39 Winnipeg 15 5 8 2 12 35 45 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 15 11 3 1 23 50 39 San Jose 13 10 1 2 22 51 24 Vancouver 16 10 5 1 21 46 41 Phoenix 14 9 3 2 20 48 44 Los Angeles 14 9 5 0 18 40 36 Calgary 13 5 6 2 12 39 47 Edmonton 14 3 9 2 8 36 54 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday's Games N.Y. Islanders 5, Ottawa 4, SO Washington 7, Philadelphia 0 Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 2 Tampa Bay 3, Carolina 0 St. Louis 4, Florida 0 Minnesota 4, Montreal 3 Colorado 3, Dallas 2, OT Detroit 4, Calgary 3 Saturday's Games Washington 3, Florida 2, SO Chicago 5, Winnipeg 1 Anaheim 6, Buffalo 3 Tampa Bay 4, St. Louis 2 Philadelphia 1, New Jersey 0 N.Y. Islanders 3, Boston 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Carolina 1 Pittsburgh 3, Columbus 0 Vancouver 4, Toronto 0 Montreal at Colorado, 10 p.m. Detroit at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Nashville at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Phoenix at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Dallas at Ottawa, 1 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. New Jersey at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Monday's Games Anaheim at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

AUTO RACING NASCAR-Sprint Cup-AAA Texas 500 Lineup After Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 196.114. 2. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 196.1. 3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 195.943. 4. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 195.837. 5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 195.78. 6. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 195.518. 7. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet,

195.312. 8. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 195.171. 9. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 195.129. 10. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 195.03. 11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194.665. 12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.517. 13. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 194.384. 14. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 194.377. 15. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 194.161. 16. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 193.805. 17. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 193.659. 18. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 193.618. 19. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 193.604. 20. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 193.403. 21. (33) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 193.334. 22. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 193.126. 23. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 193.043. 24. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 192.933. 25. (55) Elliott Sadler, Toyota, 192.905. 26. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 192.802. 27. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 192.651. 28. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 192.048. 29. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 191.891. 30. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 191.829. 31. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 191.421. 32. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 191.347. 33. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 190.53. 34. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 189.88. 35. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 189.321. 36. (51) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 189.235. 37. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 38. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, Owner Points. 39. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, Owner Points. 40. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, Owner Points. 41. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points. 42. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 43. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

GOLF WGC-HSBC Champions Scores Saturday At Sheshan International Golf Club Shanghai Purse: $8.5 million Yardage: 7,266; Par: 72 Third Round Dustin Johnson.............69-63-66—198 Ian Poulter.....................71-67-63—201 Graeme McDowell........69-69-64—202 Graham DeLaet............71-68-65—204 Justin Rose ...................68-71-65—204 Rory McIlroy..................65-72-67—204 Martin Kaymer ..............70-74-62—206 Boo Weekley.................70-67-69—206 Bubba Watson ..............68-69-69—206 Jamie Donaldson..........67-74-66—207 Keegan Bradley ............71-68-68—207 Sergio Garcia................70-68-69—207 Tommy Fleetwood ........68-70-69—207 Fernandez-Castano .....67-71-70—208 Scott Hend....................69-74-66—209 Jordan Spieth ...............68-71-70—209 Ernie Els........................69-69-71—209 Bo Van Pelt....................77-67-66—210 Gregory Bourdy............75-68-67—210 Louis Oosthuizen..........70-70-70—210 Jin Jeong.......................70-69-71—210 Paul Casey....................69-73-69—211 Francesco Molinari .......72-69-70—211 Luke Donald..................70-71-70—211 Jason Dufner ................73-67-71—211 Phil Mickelson...............71-68-72—211 Wen-Chong Liang ........72-67-72—211 Lee Westwood..............71-73-68—212 Thongchai Jaidee.........76-68-68—212 Matteo Manassero .......72-70-70—212 Mark Brown...................72-68-72—212 Billy Horschel................71-69-72—212 David Lynn....................74-70-69—213 Wenyi Huang ................70-74-69—213 Ryan Moore ..................70-74-69—213 Peter Hanson................70-73-70—213 Bill Haas........................72-72-69—213 Jaco Van Zyl..................72-73-68—213 Scott Piercy...................72-73-68—213 Hiroyuki Fujita ...............75-70-68—213 Mikko Ilonen..................72-69-72—213 Rickie Fowler.................74-70-70—214 Michael Thompson.......74-72-68—214 Brian Gay......................71-72-72—215 Kevin Streelman ...........70-73-72—215 Ken Duke ......................70-72-73—215 Chris Wood ...................71-71-73—215 Masahiro Kawamura ....73-72-70—215 Jimmy Walker................73-73-69—215 Gaganjeet Bhullar.........69-71-75—215 Kiradech Aphibarnrat ...69-78-68—215 Branden Grace .............77-71-67—215 Derek Ernst...................71-72-73—216 Thomas Bjorn...............74-72-70—216 D.a. Points .....................72-74-70—216 John Merrick .................72-75-69—216 Nick Watney..................75-74-67—216 Hao Tong Li...................72-71-74—217 Peter Uihlein..................71-73-73—217 Brandt Snedeker ..........73-74-70—217 Daniel Popovic..............77-71-69—217 Henrik Stenson.............74-76-67—217 Michael Hendry ............72-73-73—218 Stephen Gallacher .......73-73-72—218 Champions Tour-Charles Schwab Cup Scores Saturday At TPC Harding Park San Francisco Purse: $2.5 million Yardage: 7,127; Par 71 Third Round Fred Couples ................65-65-68—198 Mark O'Meara...............66-70-67—203 Tom Lehman.................69-70-65—204 Bart Bryant....................68-66-70—204 Peter Senior..................63-69-72—204 Mike Goodes ................68-68-69—205 Rocco Mediate .............70-70-66—206 Kenny Perry ..................68-71-67—206 Bernhard Langer ..........67-68-71—206 David Frost....................64-73-71—208 Mark Calcavecchia.......70-71-68—209 Jeff Sluman...................71-69-69—209 Jay Haas .......................70-69-70—209 Jay Don Blake...............69-69-71—209 Russ Cochran...............68-68-73—209 John Riegger ................72-70-68—210 Esteban Toledo.............70-71-69—210 Kirk Triplett.....................71-69-70—210 Michael Allen ................68-72-71—211 Fred Funk......................70-70-71—211 John Cook.....................69-71-71—211 Gene Sauers ................68-71-72—211 Duffy Waldorf ................67-71-74—212 Tom Pernice Jr..............71-73-69—213 Chien Soon Lu..............72-68-73—213 Mark Wiebe...................75-72-68—215


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Miami East freshman Marie Ewing competes at the Division III state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Mike Ullery/ Civitas Media

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Troy’s Stephen Jones runs at the Division I state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway.

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son in the spring. “I want to go to state in track, too, hopefully in the 4x800. We’ve got a good shot there,” Jones said. “I also want to break 4:25 in the mile and the 9:30s in the two-mile.” “Branden got here two years in a row, and Stephen’s got two years left,” Campbell said. “I was a little disappointed for them today because they didn’t run the way they’d hoped, but I was not disappointed in them being here.”

Boardman’s Mark Hadley won the race in a time of 15:10.63, with the slowest of the 145 finishers running a stillimpressive 18-flat. St. Xavier won the team standings with 46 points, with Dublin Jerome second (105), Hilliard Davidson third (154) and Boardman fourth (160). But it isn’t the end of either Trojans’ running career. Nosker will continue to run in college, while Jones has already turned his gaze on track and field sea-

Covington’s Carly Shell runs at the Division III state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

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“He’s a sophomore, it’s his first year in the sport at all, so just getting here and getting this experience is big,” Troy Christian coach Jeff McDaniel said. “And then he did so well, too. That’s the highest place ever for a Troy Christian runner here.” Garver ran a time of 16:35.41, finishing behind Maplewood senior Solomon Yoder’s 16:29.47, which was the podium cut-off. When his coach came over and told him his official place, Garver gave a disappointed look, but McDaniel was right there to reassure him. “His goal was to get on the podium, to finish top 16. And he knew it would take a PR to do that most likely,” McDaniel said. “He was right on his marks at the mile and two-mile markers.” “I gave it my all,” Garver said. “I raced my heart out, enjoyed the experience — and I learned from it. It was a great experience, and I just want to thank my family, my coach and God for giving me this ability.” And after such a stellar burst-onto-the-scene season in his first try ever, it’s hard to imagine where the limit is for Garver. “This is not the end for him,” McDaniel said. Lehman senior Joe Fuller finished off his high school career with a 22nd-place finish, running a time of 16:39.96. McDonald senior Bobby Johnson won the race in a time of 15:45.48, leading his team to a first-place finish with 94 points. Maplewood was second (103), Garaway third (141) and Summit Country Day fourth (171). In the Division III girls race, Lehman sophomore Caroline Heitmeyer placed 16th in a time of 19:27.72, with freshman teammate Jenna Zimmerman finishing 64th (20:21.84). Covington sophomore Carly Shell finished 24th (19:37.65) and freshman teammate Anna Dunn was 66th (20:23.23). “I am not too happy with this race,” Shell said. “I cramped up at the end and a bunch of girls went past me. This was definitely a good experience. This is different than any cross country race I have ever run in.” “I didn’t get it (under 20 minutes today), but that is something I can work on for next year,” Dunn said. “I will get it. It was a tough race. I never even expected to get here as a freshman, so I am pretty happy with what I accomplished.” Miami East freshman Marie Ewing finished 111th (21:30.39). “It was a really fast race,” Ewing said. “It was a muddy in a couple spots, but not too bad. It does (give her big expectations). I want to come back here and win this before I am done.” Liberty Center’s Brittany Atkinson won the race in 18:31.45, leading her team to a first-place finish with 98 points. Gilmour Academy was second (110), Coldwater third (110) and St. Thomas Aquinas fourth (133).


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TIPP From page A6 And Schairbaum took note. “I’m not someone that looks at the stats or things like that going into a race. But I kind of looked at where everyone thought teams would finish today — and all of them had us much lower,” Schairbaum said. “But I know the kind of team we have, and I knew we could do it. I thought it was possible that we could win.” And he did everything he could to make that happen, too, running a time of 16:35.86 to finish 17th. “I was just kind of disappointed that I didn’t finish one place higher,” Schairbaum said. “Jay ran the race of his life today,” Kimmel said. “He’s the only senior on varsity, and we were talking the other day about leaving a legacy. He took care of that today. He was just awesome.” Poynter finished 27th in 16:50.42, Daniel Frame was 43rd (17:00.28), Evan Wharton was Photos by Josh Brown/Troy Daily News

Tippecanoe’s Brinna Price runs at the Division II state meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway.

At right: Tippecanoe’s Mitch Poynter runs in a pack Saturday at the Division II state cross country meet at National Trail Raceway.

Tippecanoe’s Evan Wharton runs at the Division II state meet at National Trail Raceway Saturday.

65th (17:16.52), Jacob Stillwagon was 79th (17:27.85), Tim Andrews was 87th (17:31.49) and Jared Rindler was 92nd (17:34.24). “Mitch was a little off, but the other guys picked him up,” Kimmel said. “He’s a sophomore, and he’ll be back. He’ll be a threat to win here before he’s done. But the kids flatout stepped it up today in a crucial time. “We exceeded everybody’s expectations here.” Sheridan’s Matt Bromley won the race in 16:04.58. In the team standings, Chagrin Falls was third (177), Wyoming was fourth (184) and Springfield Shawnee was fifth (191). • Better With Company Allison Sinning had a devious plan to make sure her senior season at Tippecanoe would go on just a bit longer. “I joked yesterday that I was going to get to the finish line and just stop, not cross it,” the Red Devil senior said. “Because I don’t want the season to be over. I love running with these girls so much.” That may not have worked out as well as what she actually did. Sinning finished third at the Division II state cross country meet Saturday at National Trail Raceway, running a time of 18:21.30 — and giving herself a chance to cheer her teammates to a fifthplace finish as a team. Sinning transferred to Tippecanoe last year from Arkansas, and she ran at the state meet as a individual, finishing seventh. She was disappointed, though, that Tippecanoe barely missed out on a trip to state

as a team. Which made this season a special one. “Oh, it was 10 times better,” Sinning said of running with her team at state. “I love my whole team. When I got here, the girls all took me under their wings, and all I wanted was to have my team here with me. Even at practice every day this week, we were all like, ‘we’re going to state! We’re going to state!’ It’s been unbelievable.” “It’s been an unbelievable season. It really has,” Tippecanoe coach Byron Kimmel said. “We won the County, the CBC, the district, the regional, and here we are today. It’s been a storybook season. “We didn’t run our best race as a team today, but for the conditions, we didn’t do bad. I would’ve liked to have seen us more aggressive in the beginning, but most of the girls hadn’t been here before. Allison really got after it, though, and Hailey Brumfield really ran well today.” Hailey Brumfield finished 28th (19:31.3), Brinna Price was 58th (20:01), Abbi Halsey was 69th (20:12.6), Emily Wolfe was 85th (20:25.5), Kelly Rhoades was 124th (21:37.8) and Bailey Flora was 132nd (22:03.7). Wauseon junior Taylor Vernot (18:04.4) scored an upset by defeating Oakwood’s Mary Kate Vaughn (18.09.7) to claim the individual title. Akron St. Vincent-St. Marys won in the team standings with 101 points, Bay was second (119), Woodridge third (141), Lexington fourth (143) and Tippecanoe fifth (174). And with only Sinning graduating, the Red Devils are poised to return next year, as well. “We want to be here every year. We want to make this a regular trip,” Kimmel said. “This is the second time the team’s been here in five years, and fifth place? We’re happy with that. That’s something for the program to build on.” jbrown@civitasmedia.com

Contact Name: LISA CANO Phone: 335-3535 Fax: 937-335-1111 lisa@troyohioinsurance.com State Farm Welcomes New Agent Lisa Cano to Troy, Ohio. - 11/1/2013 State Farm is pleased to welcome new agent Lisa Cano to its family of Good Neighbor Agents in Troy. Lisa Cano agency, located at 2315 W. Main St. has officially opened its doors. She comes to us with over 9 years of previous experience in insurance and financial services production with State Farm Insurance. She has been a part of the State Farm Staff Specialization Program in her prior years with the company that has afforded her an advanced level of product knowledge and training to better prepare her policyholders with the protection that best suits their need and level of everyday risk. Lisa is a member of The Troy Area Chamber of Commerce. “Being a part of this company has allowed me to witness first-hand how much State Farm cares about people,” said Lisa. “I became an agent to help people understand their unique risks and help them find the right resources to realize their dreams.” “Being a State Farm agent allows me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people around me.” “I have always wanted to own my own business and State Farm offered a way for me to really enjoy what I do,” said Lisa. “This career allows me to work directly with people to prepare for the future and provide financial security for their families.” “State Farm is committed to doing what is right for their clients every day,” said Lisa. “I became an agent to help people prepare for the unexpected, protect what is most important to them and plan for their future.” Lisa’s office includes 3 team members, Brian Stephan, Christie Evans and Nicki Heilman, all of which are fully licensed and well prepared to help customers with their insurance and financial service needs. Please stop by for Lisa’s open house including Grand Opening ribbon cutting offered by the Troy Chamber of Commerce on November 8 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. Lisa and her team are eager to meet everyone! The agency hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. We’re also available by appointment for Saturday’s and evenings. Give us a call for a free review of your current coverage at 937-335-3535. 40517032

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Tippecanoe’s Jacob Hall rushed for five touchdowns and more than 200 yards Oct. 25 against Kenton Ridge.

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Another football season draws to a close in Miami County David Fong

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MIAMI COUNTY — Was it really just two months ago that coaches and players were sweating their way through two-aday practices? Was it really just 10 weeks ago that the local high school football season kicked off with Troy traveling to Wayne to take on Chaminade Julienne on a Thursday night? Has the football season really gone by that quickly? Yes, it has. In the blink of an eye, the high school football regular season has come to an end — welcome to the fastest 10 weeks of the year. While several Miami County teams will see their seasons extend into the playoffs this coming week, for most of the county schools, the season ended this past Friday. And for hundreds of high school football players, band members and cheerleaders, a magical time in their lives has come to

Covington’s A.J. Ouellette (12), above, breaks away from the Miami East defense on a long run Friday night at Miami East. Ouellette had 268 yards and three touchdowns in the Buccs’ 34-0 win. Right, Miles Hibbler of Troy High School had several runs for the Trojans in August.

an end as well. Only a select few will move on to play, perform or cheer at the college level. Most will only have fond memories of those Friday night lights to look back upon. Fans are the fortunate ones. In another nine months, a new football season will begin and a new set of faces will snap the footballs, play the trumpets and shake their pom-poms. In a football-mad state such as Ohio, is all a part of the circle of life. One season ends — but another one always is looming right around the corner. But for those who actually participate on Friday nights, a chapter has forever closed in their lives. They will never again be able to lace up the cleats, polish their trumpets or make sure their hair is fixed just-so before performing in front of thousands of their friends, family members and other supporters. With that in mind, we wanted to take one last look back at the 2013 high school football season. And to those who made this year so The Troy High School Marching Band, under the direction of Kathy McIntosh, entertains a crowd with its premiere performance during the Salute to Veterans Ceremony at the 2013 Miami County Fair. special … thanks for the memories.

Danny Elam, left, directs the Bethel High School Marching Band during a recent football game. Above, Troy Christian High School football coach Steve Nolan discusses a play with Hayden Hartman during a recent game in September.


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First lady Michelle Obama, center, with PBS Sesame Street’s characters Elmo, right, and Rosita, left, to help promote fresh fruit and vegetable consumption to kids in an event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday. Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association joined in Partnership for a Healthier America in announcing a 2-year agreement to making healthy choices by using the Sesame Street characters to help deliver the messages about fresh fruits and vegetables.

Big Bird, Elmo to encourage kids to eat fresh produce ing the licensing fee for its Muppet characters for two years. As soon as next spring, shoppers and children accompanying them can expect to see their favorite Sesame Street characters on stand-alone signs and on stickers and labels on all types of produce regardless of whether it comes in a bag, a carton or just its skin. An “unprecedented step,” Mrs. Obama said of the agreement. “And they’re doing this free of charge. Yes!” she said as she pumped her fists in the air before an audience seated in the State Dining Room of the White

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House. The first lady cited a study published last fall in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in which Cornell University researchers gave more than 200 boys and girls ages 8 to 11 the choice of eating an apple, a cookie or both. Most kids went for the cookie. Asked to choose again after researchers put Elmo stickers on the apples, nearly double the number of kids chose the fruit, she said. “Just imagine what will happen when we take our kids to the grocery store, and they see Elmo and Rosita and the other Sesame Street Muppets they love up and down the produce aisle,” Mrs. Obama said. “Imagine what it will be like to have our kids begging us to buy them fruits and vegetables instead of cookies, candy and chips.” The agreement between Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association is the latest step by the private sector to support “Let’s Move,” the first lady’s nearly 4-year-old campaign to reduce childhood obesity rates in the U.S. It also is the first announcement since a summit on food marketing to children that Mrs. Obama convened at the White House last month, where she urged a broad range of companies to do more, faster, to promote foods with less salt, fat and sugar to youngsters. Sesame Street characters Elmo and Rosita, who also speaks Spanish, joined her for the announcement. Afterward, Mrs. Obama joined the Muppets at her garden on the South Lawn for the annual fall harvest.

very or moderately satisfied with their jobs rises steadily with each ascending age group, from just above 80 percent for those under 30 to about 92 percent for those 65 and older. But as in the AP-NORC survey, the age gap grows among those who derive the greatest satisfaction from their work, as 38 percent of young adults express deep satisfaction compared with 63 percent age 65 and up. Smith says earlier in life, people are uncertain what career path they want to take and may be stuck in jobs they despise. Though some older workers stay on the job out of economic necessity, many others keep working because they can’t imagine quitting and genuinely like their jobs. Eileen Sievert of Minneapolis can relate. The French literature professor at the University of Minnesota used to think she would be retired by 65. But she’s 70 now and grown to love her work so much, it became hard to imagine leaving. She’s instead just scaled back her hours through a phased-retirement program. “I just like the job,” she said. “And you don’t want to leave, but you don’t want to stay too long.” Walter Whitmore, 58, of Silver Springs, Ark., feels the same. He says he has plenty of things to occupy him outside of his account representative job at a grocery distributor, but having a reason to get out of the house each day brings a certain level of fulfillment. He sees working as keeping him vibrant. “It wasn’t a goal to live to do nothing. You live to accomplish things,” he said. “You have to maintain that functionality or you turn into Jell-O.” Robert Schuffler, 96, still reports for work most days at the fish market he opened in Chicago decades ago. He has turned over ownership to a longtime employee, but he can’t imagine not seeing the customers he has known so long, and who still show up with a warm smile, a kiss for Shuffler and a shopping list. His job does more than just keep him feeling young: It keeps him happy. “It’s like some guy would make a million dollars today,” he said. “He’s very happy with the day. I’m very happy being here.”

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In this photo taken Sept. 20, Oscar Martinez, 77, center, greets diners at the Carnation Cafe at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. The chef is the park’s longest-tenured employee, beginning as a busboy nearly 57 years ago. He says he loves his job, and a new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds he’s not alone: Nine out of 10 workers 50 and older say they’re satisfied with their work.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.” Michelle Obama announced Wednesday that the nonprofit organization behind the popular children’s educational TV program will let the produce industry use Elmo, Big Bird and Sesame Street’s other furry characters free of charge to market fruits and veggies to kids. The goal is to get children who often turn up their noses at the sight of produce to eat more of it. Under the arrangement, Sesame Workshop is waiv-

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated PressNORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job. Older workers reported satisfaction regardless of gender, race, educational level, political ideology and income level. Consider Oscar Martinez. If Disneyland truly is the happiest place on earth, Martinez may be one of its happiest workers. Never mind that at 77, the chef already has done a lifetime of work. Or that he must rise around 3 a.m. each day to catch a city bus in time for breakfast crowds at Carnation Café, one of the park’s restaurants. With 57 years under his apron, he is Disneyland’s longestserving employee. “To me, when I work, I’m happy,” said Martinez, who’s not sure he ever wants to retire. Though research has shown people across age groups are more likely to report job satisfaction than dissatisfaction, older workers consistently have expressed more happiness with their work than younger people have. The AP-NORC survey found significant minorities of people reporting unwelcome comments at work about their age, being passed over for raises and promotions, and other negative incidents related to being older. But it was far more common to note the positive impact of their age. Six in 10 said colleagues turned to them for advice more often and more than 4 in 10 said they felt they were receiving more respect at work. Older workers generally have already climbed the career ladder, increased their salaries and reached positions where they have greater security, so more satisfaction makes sense, says Tom Smith, director of the General Social Survey, one of the most comprehensive polls of American attitudes. “It increases with age,” said Smith, whose biannual survey is conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. “The older you are, the more of all these job-related benefits you’re going to have.” Looking at the 40-year history of the GSS, the share of people saying they are

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Charlaine Harris looks to new series after Sookie FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The final book in Charlaine Harris’ best-selling series about telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse provoked such an outcry that some fans sent death threats and curses. But after spending the last 15 years writing about the intrepid small-town Southern girl whose adventures have featured a host of supernatural beings, Harris says she has no regrets. “I had to be true to my own vision for the books otherwise, what kind of writer am I? Not a very good one,” said Harris, adding that fan reaction to the end of the series was distressing. Harris said she knew it was time to end the Sookie books, which inspired the hit HBO series “True Blood,” when she wasn’t approaching each new addition with excitement. “And I thought, ‘You know, this is the time to end it, when I still have something to say.’” She released her final nod to Stackhouse and her world this week with “After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse,” an illustrated book that lists the myriad of characters that appeared in the 13-book series and tells readers

what happens in the ensuing years. But, Harris says, don’t expect any revisions. “I wrote the ending the way I wrote it and I’m not going to change it.” The uproar over her “Dead Ever After” started when an online review appeared about two weeks before its official May release date. (A reviewer obtained a copy from a German bookseller.) “I thought I had two more weeks to brace for it, but I didn’t, and it was just overwhelmingly awful,” said Harris, 61. The most vehement were angry that Stackhouse didn’t end up with the vampire Eric. Harris said she’d Harris been steering readers to that eventuality. “Not only is who she ends up with not the point of the books, but I said all along: ‘She loves the sun. She doesn’t want to just be able to go out at night,’” Harris said. “And I said in every interview I gave when someone would ask me: ‘Sookie will never be a vampire.’ And still: shock, horror, amazement, accusations that I’d sold out. I thought, ‘If I would

have sold out I would have written the ending you wanted.’” Ginjer Buchanan, editorin-chief of Ace Books, which published the series, said it was a credit to the books that fans were so passionate. “What wasn’t good was that they just went totally overboard,” she said. But as fall approached, Harris said the reaction calmed. And she even got some apologies. Harris published her first book in 1981. After years of writing conventional mysteries, she wanted to try something different, something supernatural. It took two years to sell the first Stackhouse book, but it wasn’t long after “Dead Until Dark” was released in 2001 that Harris knew she had a hit. Buchanan said it was published at a time when urban fantasy was becoming popular. And, she said, Harris set herself apart by basing the series in the fictional town of Bon Temps, La. “This is a series that once readers found it they were fans for life,” said Kaite Stover, director of readers’ services for the Kansas City Public Library in

Missouri. “Charlaine Harris actually crafted in that first book a wonderful blend of romance, women’s fiction, Southern humor and urban fantasy.” Harris’ next series is set in Texas. She and her husband settled into the countryside outside Fort Worth about two years ago after living in Arkansas for about two decades. So far she’s signed for three books in the series. Stover predicts that those fans upset by the ending of the Sookie series will be happy. “They will remember when the new book comes out what they love about Charlaine Harris,” she said. “Midnight Crossroad,” to be released in May, is about “a mystical crossroad in a little dead Texas town,” Harris said. “It’s at an old town that’s partly derelict but there are a few homes and businesses still in use there. A town called Midnight. And there is a reason the people who live there are living there.” “I didn’t really intend it to be as supernatural as it’s turning out to be. It’s like I just can’t help myself.” Will there be vampires? “Well, there might be one vampire,” she said, eyes twinkling.

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1. “Allegiant” by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 2. “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion) 4. “Killing Jesus” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.) 5. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) 6. “Divergent” by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

7. “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card (Tor) 8. “Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer (Crown Forum) 9. “We Are Water” by Wally Lamb (Harper) 10. “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 11. “Doctor Sleep” by Stephen King (Scribner) 12. “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam) 13. “David and Goliath” by

Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) 14. “Insurgent” by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 15. “The Racketeer” John Grisham (Dell) 16. “The Book Thief ” by Markus Zusak (Knopf Books for Young Readers) 17. “The Temptation of Lila and Ethan” by Jessica Sorensen (Grand Central Publishing) 18. “Gone” by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 19. “Storm Front” by John

Sandford (Dutton Adult) 20. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green (Dutton Children’s) 21. “I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai (Little, Brown) 22. “Identical” by Scott Turow (Grand Central Publishing) 23. “Revealed” by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (St. Martin’s Griffin) 24. “Treasure Your Love” by J.C. Reed (Published via Kindle Direct Publishing) 25. “Room on the Broom” by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Puffin)

“Dallas 1963” (Twelve), by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis “Dallas 1963” by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis provides a chilling portrait of a city terrified by the election of a young, charismatic leader viewed by many as a threat to their way of life. It stays clear of conspiracy theories about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and takes a “just the facts” approach in painting a vivid picture of a volatile city during the Kennedy administration. The book tracks Dallas from early 1960 to late 1963 and introduces a colorful cast of Texas characters from the Rev. W.A. Criswell, who ranted about communism and integration, to Congressman Bruce Alger, who sang the praises of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the floor of Congress, to the rich oilman H.L. Hunt, who passionately agreed with both of them. Among the most dynamic of these was Maj. Gen. Edwin Walker, a daring military leader relieved of duty by Kennedy because of his increasingly outspoken views that “the enemy” was taking over the country. That cast of Dallas characters included a strip club owner named Jack Ruby and eventually a confused young communist sympathizer named Lee Harvey Oswald. Late in 1960, it became clear Texas was going to be a pivotal state in a close presidential election, and Sen. Lyndon Johnson and his wife visited Dallas on a campaign trip. Congressman Alger whipped his legions of women supporters, many from the most powerful families in Dallas, into a “mink coat mob,” who descended on the Johnsons at a top Dallas hotel, trapping them briefly. The scene backfired with negative publicity about the protesters, and may have contributed to a narrow Kennedy-Johnson win in the state. The irony was almost unbearable for the conservative powerbrokers in Texas. “The November attempt to crush Kennedy in Dallas has catapulted him to the presidency of the United States,” the authors write. In late 1962, with conservative firebrands like Walker dominating the headlines and the attention of the Kennedy administration, Oswald settled into Dallas with his young family. He was uneasily watching the president’s confrontations with Cuba and the communist world. The accounts of events in 1963 unfold in the book like a thriller novel, with many associates fearing a disaster because of Kennedy’s plans for a November trip to Dallas. When Adlai Stevenson, Kennedy’s ambassador to the UN, visited Dallas in October 1963, he encountered a large crowd of angry Texans booing and jeering him. A crowd of protesters descended on Stevenson as he left the hall, one striking him in the head with a placard. Stevenson told a friend “there was something very ugly and frightening about the atmosphere.” As Kennedy’s Dallas trip approached, friends and political allies all raised similar concerns. One Texas Democrat suggested the climate could inspire an unstable person to take action against the president.

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Average mortgage at 4.10 percent WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell for the second straight week and are at their lowest levels in four months. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year loan declined to 4.10 percent from 4.13 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed loan eased to 3.20 percent from 3.24 percent. Rates have been falling since September when the Federal Reserve surprised investors by continuing to buy $85 billion a month in bonds. The purchases are intended to keep longterm interest rates low. Rates had spiked over the summer when the Fed indicated it might reduce those purchases later this year. But hiring has slowed since then. Many now expect the Fed won’t taper until next year. The average on the 30-year loan has now fall-

en about half a percentage point since a hitting two-year high over the summer. The lower rates appear to be sparking a surge in activity by prospective homebuyers and homeowners looking to refinance. Mortgage applications jumped 6.4 percent in the week ended Oct. 25 from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Applications for purchases rose 2 percent from a week earlier, while refinance applications soared nearly 9 percent. U.S. home prices rose in August from a year earlier at the fastest pace since February 2006, according to the latest Standard & Poor’s/ Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. But the price gains slowed in many cities from July, a sign that the spike in prices over the past year may have peaked.

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The color gray has gotten a bad rap. Think about it. Gray day. Gray hair. It’s time to toss out all your dreary images of gray because the sun is shining on this multidimensional color, and it is absolutely HOT in the world of interior design. Pick a shade of gray, from dove to charcoal, and it’s huge right now. Here are some tips for weaving gray into your home. Wash a Wall in Gray If you want a rich, saturated color on your walls that will bring a room alive without competing with artwork and upholstered furnishings, paint your room gray. Forget the myth that gray walls will make a room feel dark and gloomy. I’ve found that when you use gray as a backdrop for a space, every color and texture in the room explodes with energy. Gray lends lots of power without competing with the room’s focal points, like lovely artwork or knockout furnishings. Give Gray a Go in Your Furnishings Because it comes in so many great shades that pair well with just about any color, is a timeless classic and suits every style of home, gray is an ideal color for upholstered furnishings. When I work with young families at Nell Hill’s, I often recommend gray upholstery fabric on the pieces they use daily so the furniture won’t show the wear and tear of kids and pets. With the rich backdrop of a gray sofa, you can go a million different directions with accent pillows, threading in white, yellow, orange, teal, coral, pink, citron, emerald … you name it! Gray lends itself well to contemporary and transitional style homes, especially when you bring it into the interior landscape through pieces covered in bold geometric patterns. It’s fun to mix modern patterns with upholstered furnishings and trims that pull in revitalized traditional patterns like chevrons and florals. When it comes to wood furnishings, I’m a fan of just about every finish known to man, including

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If you want a rich, saturated color on your walls that will bring a room alive without competing with your artwork and upholstered furnishings, paint your room gray.

painted wood. You can find gray finishes in dining tables and chairs, side tables and bookcases. Tuck Gray into Your Bed Stitch together bedding elements that feature

gray, yellow and white in a wide range of fabric patterns and textures. Create a Mood with Gray Accents If you’d like just a pop of gray in your interior, try an accent lamp or a

temple jar. Life is less stressful when you pick accent rugs in colors and patterns that camouflage the signs of daily use. What could be a better pick than gray?

Autumn design trends warm up indoor spaces as weather cools The cool days are closing in, so what should we do to make our homes comfy and cozy this autumn? Let’s start with wood-burning stoves. These have been around forever and never go out of style. Wood-burning stoves provide warmth and create an inviting feeling in any home. If you have a real fireplace, open it up and use it. If not, consider one of many artificial fireplace options; these still offer a warm glow and warm look. Men’s fashions are making a statement in home interiors. Yes, the classic, conservative, wellgroomed look is popular this fall.

It’s a tailored look, more popular than the fluffy, flowery stuff. Shabby chic has been popular for a long time and needs an update. The new term is “upcycled.” It means the vintage look but with a new lease on life. To upcycle, consider taking an old piece of furniture and repainting it a bold color. Or think about reupholstering old chairs in a splashy material. Metals are popular this fall. Gold tones have a warm feeling while silver comes across as sleek and sophisticated. Knickknacks, candlesticks, table bases and picture frames all are available in metal. If you like gold, pair it with black and tan in upholstery. A

lamp with a gold base looks great coupled with a black shade. If you like silver, pair it with black and white. Change that gold lamp base to silver and keep the black shade; again, you have a great look. Gold picture frames with black matting or silver picture frames with black matting can be added to the accessory list. Either combination enhances a stylish, well-designed room. In addition to metal, stone, wood, crystals and gems are popular this fall. Stone floors or wood floors are great year-round. The crystals and the gems fit right in with or without the metal accessories. The look is earthy and enticing.

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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS TROY Kathryn S. Behm Trust, U.S. Bank, N.A., Troy, Ohio, successor trustee to Dianne Short, one lot, $177,900. Rebecca Henry, Nathan Eric Snell, Rebecca Snell to Anthony Hughes, Beth Ann Hughes, one lot, $65,000. Sophia Short to Colonial Savings F.A., one lot, $60,000. James Harris, Sheena Harris to HSBC Mortgage Servicing Inc., one lot, $43,400. Christopher Trosell to Sarah Trosell, one lot, $0. Lisa Housley to Robin Housley, Timothy Housley, one lot, $0. Kate Moder, Michael Moder to Eric Synder, one lot, $124,000. Darrell Pinson, Paula Pinson to Angela Pollock, one lot, $190,500. Estate of Bernell Jackson, David Jackson, executor to Kimberleigh Ellis, one lot, $32,000. Marc Broomhall, Todd Broomhall to Edith Williams, John Williams, one lot, $290,000. Brad Williams, Samantha Williams to ANdria Kleiner, Joseph Kleiner, one lot, $274,000. Windy View Farm Ltd. to Mahlon Jester, Rosella Jester, one lot, $94,000. OH Troy 212 LLC to Jes Troy LLC, one lot, $514,400. OH Troy 212 LLC to

Jes Troy LLC, one lot, $400,100. Linda Elliott, Martin Elliott to Linda Elliott, Martin Elliott, one lot, $0. Nicole May a.k.a. Nicole Mitchell to Chuck May, Nicole May, one lot, $0. Ann Lauzua, Paul Lauzau to Amy Jennings, James Jennings, one lot, one part lot, $187,500. PIQUA Keith Jessup Jr. to Cheri Hathaway a.k.k Cheri Jessup, three part lots, $0. Michael T. Lumpkin, successor trustee, Richard Lumpkin Trust to Joe Grimes, Sylvia Grimes, a part lot, $200,000. Ann M. Hinkle Living Trust, Ann Hinkle, trustee to Charles Lamoreaux, Sharon Lamoreaux, one lot, $112,500. James Butsch, Lena Butsch to James Butsch, Lena Butsch, one lot, $0. Douglas Henderson to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Soundview Home Loan Trust, 0.108 acres, $46,000. Douglas Henderson to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Soundview Home Loan Trust, a part 0.09998 acres, $30,000. Consolidated Foods Corp., Hillshire Brands Company to Valles Realty Associates, one lot, $0. David Eshman, Norma Eshman to Jason Hutton, Larry Hutton, a part lot,

$0. Susan Benning Kiefer, Donald Kiefer to Donald K. Kiefer and Susan L. Kiefer Trust, Donald Kiefer, trustee, Susan Kiefer, one lot, $0. Kelly Vanmartre, Ryan Vanmartre to Thomas Cline, two lots, 0.276 acres, $99,900. Brett Anderson to Laura Anderson, two part lots, $0. TIPP CITY Diana Featherstone, R. McKay Featherstone III to Neil Ranly, Pamela Ranly, one lot, $253,000. National City Mortgage Company, PNC Mortgage, successor to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, two part lots, $0. Marilyn Lawhorn to Vicki Martin, a part lot, $50,000. BRADFORD Danny France, Pamela France to Claudia Barga, two lots, $0. CASSTOWN Estate of Herbert Wilhelm to Lauraetta Wilhelm, one lot, $0. COVINGTON Beneficial Financial I Inc., successor, Beneficial Ohio Inc. to Angela Miller, one lot, $16,500. 3 Gen D LLC to Paul Boyd, 11.323 acres, $105,000. LAURA Sandra Matthieu-Pricer, Brian Pricer to Sandra Matthieu-Pricer, Brian

Pricer, one lot, $0. PLEASANT HILL Thelma Schultz to Alisa Weber, Anthony Weber, one lot, $137,000. WEST MILTON Bank of America, N.A. to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, one lot, $0. Jennifer Wheelock, Kenneth Wheelock, to Kenneth W. Myers Trust Agreement, Kenneth Myers, trustee, one lot, $14,000. Donald Harris Revocable Living Trust, Lisha Grant, successor trustee to Carolyn Harris Revocable Living Trust, Carolyn Harris, trustee, two part lots, $0. HUBER HEIGHTS NVR Inc. to Jennifer Valk, on lot, $175,600. Carriage Trails at the Height LLC, Dec Land Co. I LLC to Inverness Group Inc., one lot, $46,000. Inverness Group Inc. to Annette Hensley, Daniel Hensley, one lot, $290,700. NVR Inc. to Steven Bond, Susan Bond, one lot, $257,800. NVR Inc. to Jennifer Robinson, Lamar Robinson, one lot, $275,800. BETHEL TWP. Christie Hatton, Michael Hatton to Joshua Brookhart, Lindsey Griffin, a part lot, 5.006 acres, $184,000. HSBC Mortgage

Servicing Inc. to Pamela Strack, Ted Williams, 1.525 acres, 0.464 acres, $35,000. Imogene Ramey, Sherra Ramey to George McNeely, 3.5 acres, $226,000. Brandt Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brandt to Natalie Diltz, Travis Diltz, 6.059 acres, $63,000. BROWN TWP. Beckyanne Caven, Victor Caven to Beckyanne Caven, Victor Caven, $0. CONCORD TWP. Peggy Russo to Robert Russo, one lot, $0. Peggy Russo to Robert Russo, one lot, $0. James McGraw to Tabernacle of the Lord Jesus Christ Inc., two part lots, $55,000. Anetha Green to Katharine Jones, Ryan Jones, 0.721 acres, $173,000. LOSTCREEK TWP. George H. Shepard Revocable Living Trust, George H. Shepard, trustee to Gary Conn, Griselda Conn, 14.835 acres, 68.565 acres, 89.615 acres, $1,270,000. MONROE TWP. Mahlon Murray Jester, Rosella Jester to James Leonard, one lot, $165,000. Lauren Wise to Chris Wise, Karen Wise, one lot, $0. Bac Home Loans Servicing LP, Bank of

America, N.A., successor, Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, one lot, $0. NEWBERRY TWP. Bradley Rench to Jase Ltd., 0.882 acres, $0. Ronald Bowman, Susan Bowman, Mary Bruck, Charles Brunk, Mary Peters, Patricia Peters, Rodney Peters, Roland Peters, William Peters, Lewis Wills, Marcia Wills to Mary Peters, William Peters, 0.895 acres, $155,000. STAUNTON TWP. Marie E. McDaniel Trust Agreement, Jack McDaniel, successor cotrustee, Marie McDaniel, trustee, Tian M. Wagner, successor co-trustee to Jack McDaniel, Tina Wagner, $0. UNION TWP. David S. Hartman Living Trust, Gloria Hartman, trustee to DSH Farm Trust, David Hartman, trustee, Gloria Hartman, trustee, $0. WASHINGTON TWP. Ralph and Suzann Mutzner Trust, Ralph Mutzner, Suzann Mutzner to Steven Mullikin, Valerie Mullikin, 2.869 acres, $189,900. David Anderson, co - executor, Marie Anderson, co-executor, Sallie Anderson, co-executor, Estate of Rose Hess to Steven Allenbaugh, 10.00 acres, $132,000.

Sally responded that the home felt a little creepy to her. Sally had always been a quiet and sensitive child. Sarah consoled her daughter and had her excited about the potential soon. The next day, Sarah and Ed wrote an offer and before too long they were moving into the home. It was perfect timing – school was starting back up in a few days. With a new home for their new family Sarah and Ed felt like they were off to a great start. That evening, however, Sally and Ethan (the second oldest boy) came home with pale faces and a disturbing story. Seems like five years prior a family fell apart in the home. The father murdered the four children and their mother. He was serving life in prison. Sally had heard the ghost of the mother and children were still there. They had built the home as their dream

home and wanted to stay. Sarah and Ed downplayed the information to the children and told Jeremy (the oldest boy) to stop any plans for pranks to further scare the younger children. Sarah and Ed called Tammy that evening and asked to meet with her the next day. Turns out; that murder did, in fact happen in the home. The father was in prison for life. Tammy admitted hearing rumors about the ghosts, but had never witnessed anything herself and she had been in the home several times for showings – mostly to curious people. Sarah and Ed asked why Tammy did not tell them of this information — it could have impacted their decision to purchase the home! At the very least they could have made an educated decision on it. Tammy replied she did not have a duty to disclose anything that is not a material defect on

the property and she had never heard Sarah or Ed mention any thing similar to this that would be a deal breaker for them. So, she was acting within the scope of her requirements. While the above story is false, the portion that covers Tammy’s duty to disclose is true. Tammy was under no legal obligation to tell her clients of the happenings in the home for two reasons: A murder and suspicions of ghostly activity are not material defects to the property. According to the Ohio Division of Real Estate and the Ohio Revised Code an agent is only obligated to disclose material defects to the property. Tammy was not aware of any issues, problems or deal breakers that a property such as this would present to her clients. Had she been made aware through any discussions or conversations that they buyers were opposed to

purchasing a stigmatized home such as this one she would have had to disclose any knowledge she had. I do not personally ask clients up-front if they are opposed to living in a home where something bad happened or a suspected ghost lives in. Nor do I know the history of every home I show to that degree. However, my personal thought is this; if I know — I’m going

to disclose! If you have a particular aversion to ghoulish and ghostly happenings — be up front with your realtor. For more information on Ghostly Tours in the Miami Valley you can contact your Troy or local chamber or the local historical society.

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ing drop in price due to what had happened in the home. Tammy knew Sarah and Ed were new to the area, but they seemed like very progressive and open-minded people. In all her conversations with Sarah and Ed she had never heard them mention any deal-breaker similar to the happenings in this home that would be of concern. Sarah and Ed loved the home so much they took the children back the following evening and went out to the local bakery to talk about it as a family. The oldest boys could see nothing but awesomeness and potential everywhere. The youngest girls didn’t really have a major opinion – they were just happy to be having their own space after sharing a room for the past six months; something they were not used to or fond of doing. Sally, the oldest daughter, however was quiet. Sarah noticed and inquired why.

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Midcentury home, renovated, comes back from the ’50s When Ed Charbonneau and Erica Berven decided to buy their first home, they had a vision in mind: Atomic Ranch, as in the Space Age-era houses that have become the height of retro chic to a new generation of homeowners. “I had a subscription to Atomic Ranch magazine,” said Berven, who also remembers admiring the interiors on TV’s “The Jetsons” and “The Brady Bunch” and thinking, “That’s the coolest thing ever.” The couple found their own Atomic Ranch-style house in St. Louis Park, a Minneapolis suburb. Built in 1954, the house had some distinctive original features, including a butterfly roof with dramatic eaves and a tapering stone fireplace in the living room. But the house also retained some not-sodesirable relics from the ’50s, including a tiny

kitchen. After living in the house for several years, the couple decided it was time to make some major improvements. Fortunately, they had an expert in the family: Charbonneau’s uncle is architect Daryl Hansen. Charbonneau, a muralist and instructor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, had collaborated with his uncle on art projects in the past and had commissioned one of Hansen’s distinctive custom rugs, in pastel hues inspired by ’50s tiles Berven had collected. Hansen appreciated the vintage home’s quality construction and ’50s aesthetic. “I’m more of a modernist, and that was the beginning of modernism and open floor plans,” he said. The couple had a large lot, with plenty of space for a big rear addition, but decided against it.

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DATES TO REMEMBER Today n DivorceCare seminar and support group will meet from 6:308 p.m. at Piqua Assembly of God Church, 8440 King Arthur Drive, Piqua. Child care provided through the sixth-grade. n AA, Piqua Breakfast Group will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Westminter Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. The discussion meeting is open. n AA, Troy Trinity Group meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion in the 12 Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. n AA, open meeting, 6 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. Alley entrance, upstairs. n AA, Living Sober meeting, open to all who have an interest in a sober lifestyle, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. n Narcotics Anonymous, Winner’s Group, will meet at 5 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Ave., Troy. Open discussion . n Narcotics Anonymous, Poison Free, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 202 W. Fourth St., third floor, Greenville. n Narcotics Anonymous, Never Alone, Never Again, 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 212 N. Main St., Sidney n Teen Talk, where teens share their everyday issues through communication, will meet at 6 p.m. at the Troy View Church of God, 1879 Staunton Road, Troy. n Singles Night at The Avenue will be from 6-10 p.m. at the Main Campus Avenue, Ginghamsburg Church, 6759 S. County Road 25-A, Troy. Each week, cards, noncompetitive volleyball, free line dances and free ballroom dance lessons. Child care for children birth through fifth grade is offered from 5:45-7:45 p.m. each night in the Main Campus building. For more information, call 667-1069, Ext. 21. n Baseball bingo will be offered from 7 p.m. until games are complete at Sunset Bingo, 1710 W. High St., Piqua. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds help the youth baseball organization, a nonprofit. n Sunday bingo will be offered at the West Milton Eagles No. 3621, 2270 S. Miami St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., bingo starts at 1 p.m. Paper and computer. Proceeds benefit various nonprofit organizations.

Monday n Dollar menu night will be from 6-8 p.m. at Troy Eagles, 225 N. Elm St. Dollar menu items include hamburger sliders, sloppy joe, hot dog, grilled cheese, french fries, onion straws, cup of soup, ice cream and more for $1 each. n Come join an Intermediate Contract Bridge game at the Tipp City Public Library every Monday at 1:30 p.m. Beverages and relaxed company provided. Sign up is required, either in person at the circulation desk, 11 E. Main St., or by phone at (937) 667-3826, Ext. 216. n Students in grades sixth through 12 can get together with their friends the first Monday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Tipp City Public Library and make something original. Registration is required by stopping in at 11 E. Main St., or calling (937) 667-3826. n Christian 12 step meetings, “Walking in Freedom,” are offered at 7 p.m. at Open Arms Church, 4075 Tipp Cowlesville Road, Tipp City. n An arthritis aquatic class will be offered from 8-9 or 9-10 a.m. at Lincoln Community Center, Troy. Call 335-2715 or visit www.lcctroy. com for more information and programs. n AA, Big Book discussion meeting will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy, in the 12 Step Room. The discussion is open to the public. n AA, Green & Growing will meet at 8 p.m. The closed discussion meeting (attendees must have a desire to stop drinking) will be at Troy View Church of God, 1879 Old Staunton Road, Troy. n AA, There Is A Solution Group will meet at 8 p.m. in Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, County Road 25-A, Ginghamsburg. The discussion group is closed (participants must have a desire to stop drinking). n AA, West Milton open discussion, 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, rear entrance, 1209 S. Miami St. Non-smoking, handicap accessible. n Al-Anon, Serenity Seekers will meet at 8 p.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The discussion meeting is open. A beginner’s meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. n Alternatives: Anger/Rage Control Group for adult males, 7-9 p.m., Miami County Shelter, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed are physical, verbal and emotional violence toward family members and other persons, how to express feelings, how to communicate instead of confronting and how to act nonviolently with stress and anger issues. n Mind Over Weight Total Fitness, 6-7 p.m., 213 E. Franklin St., Troy. Other days and times available. For more information, call 339-2699. n TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 11 N. Third St., Tipp City. New members welcome. For more information, call 335-9721. n Troy Noon Optimist Club will meet at noon at the Tin Roof restaurant. Guests welcome. For more information, call 478-1401. n Weight Watchers, Westminster Presbyterian, Piqua, weigh-in is at 5 and meeting at 5:30 p.m. n Parenting Education Groups will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Learn new and age-appropriate ways to parent

children. Call 339-6761 for more information. There is no charge for this program. n Narcotics Anonymous, Hug A Miracle, will meet at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy, use back door. n Narcotics Anonymous, Inspiring Hope, 12:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. n Sanctuary, for women who have been affected by sexual abuse, location not made public. Must currently be in therapy. For more information, call Amy Johns at 667-1069, Ext. 430 n Miami Valley Women’s Center, 7049-A Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, offers free pregnancy testing, noon to 4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 236-2273. n Pilates for Beginners, 8:309:30 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. n NAMI, a support group for family members who have a family member who is mentally ill, will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. the third Monday at the Stouder Center, Suite 4000, Troy. Call 335-3365 or 339-5393 for more information. n The Ex-WAVES, or any woman who formerly served during World War II, will meet at 1 p.m. the second Monday at Bob Evans in Troy. n Next Step at Noon, noon to 1 p.m. at Ginghamsburg South Campus, ARK, 7695 S. County Road 25-A, one mile south of the main campus.

Tuesday n Double deck pinochle is played at the Tipp City Public Library, 11 E. Main St., every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Come enjoy the relaxed environment with beverages provided by the library. Sign up is required, either in person at the circulation desk or by phone at (937) 667-3826, Ext. 216. n Deep water aerobics will be offered from 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. Call 335-2715 or visit www. lcctroy.com for more information and programs. n Hospice of Miami County “Growing Through Grief” meetings are at 11 a.m. on the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of each month, and 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays and are designed to provide a safe and supportive environment for the expression of thoughts and feelings associated with the grief process. All sessions are available to the community and at the Hospice Generations of Life Center, 550 Summit Ave., second floor, Troy, with light refreshments provided. No reservations are required. For more information, call Susan Cottrell at Hospice of Miami County, 335-5191. n A daytime grief support group meets on the first, third and fifth Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the Generations of Life Center,, second floor, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. The support group is open to any grieving adults in the greater Miami County area and there is no participation fee. Sessions are facilitated by trained bereavement staff. Call 5732100 for details or visit the website at homc.org. n A children’s support group for any grieving children ages 6-11 years in the greater Miami County area will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday evenings at the Generations of Life Center, second floor, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. There is no participation fee. Sessions are facilitated by trained bereavement staff and volunteers. Crafts, sharing time and other grief support activities are preceded by a light meal. n A teen support group for any grieving teens, ages 12-18 years in the greater Miami County area is offered from 6-7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings at the Generations of Life Center, second floor, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. There is no participation fee. Sessions are facilitated by trained bereavement staff and volunteers. Crafts, sharing time and other grief support activities are preceded by a light meal. n Quilting and crafts is offered from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday at the Tipp City Seniors, 320 S. First St., Tipp City. Call 667-8865 for more information. n A Fibromyalgia Support group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. the first Tuesday at the Troy First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Franklin St., Troy, in Room 313. Enter from south parking lot. The support group is free. For more information, contact Aimee Shannon at 552-7634. n The Concord Township Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday at the township building, 2678 W. State Route 718. n The Miami Shelby Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Greene Street United Methodist Church, 415 W. Greene St., Piqua. All men interested in singing are welcome and visitors always are welcome. For more information, call 778-1586 or visit the group’s Web site at www. melodymenchorus.org. n Divorce Care, 7 p.m. at Richards Chapel, 831 McKaig Ave., Troy. Video/small group class designed to help separated or divorced people. For more information, call 335-8814. n An adoption support group for adoptees and birthmothers will meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Call Pam at 335-6641 for time and location. n The Mental Health Association of Miami County will meet at 4 p.m. on the first Tuesday in the conference room of the Tri-County Board of Recovery & Mental Health, Stouder Center, 1100 Wayne St., Troy. Use the west entrance to the fourth floor. n AA, women’s meeting, 8-9 p.m., Dettmer’s Daniel Dining Room. n AA Tuesday night meeting, 7 p.m., Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy.

n AA, The Best Is Yet To Come Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. The discussion is open. n AA, Tipp City Group, Zion Lutheran Church, Main and Third streets at 8 p.m. This is a closed discussion (participants must have a desire to stop drinking). n Al-Anon, 8:30 p.m. Sidney Group, Presbyterian Church, corner North and Miami streets, Sidney. n AA, 7 p.m. at Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. Open discussion. n An Intermediate Pilates class will be from 9-10 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. n Women’s Anger/Rage Group will meet from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed are physical, verbal and emotional violence toward family members and other persons, how to express feelings, how to communicate instead of confronting and how to act nonviolently with stress and anger issues. Call 339-6761 for more information. n Narcotics Anonymous, Just For Tuesday, will meet at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Ave., Troy. This is an open discussion. n Narcotics Anonymous, Unity Group, 7 p.m., Freedom Life Ministries Church, 9101 N. County Road 25-A, Piqua. Open discussion. n Public bingo, license No. 010528, will begin with early birds at 7 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge No. 833, 17 W. Franklin St., Troy. Use the Cherry Street entrance. Doors open at 5 p.m. Instant tickets also will be available. n The Knitting Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Bradford Public Libary, 138 E. Main St., Bradford. All knitters are welcome or residents can come to learn. n DivorceCare will be every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Church of the Nazarene, State Route 55 and Barnhart Road, Troy. The group is open to men and women. For more information, call Patty at 440-1269 or Debbie at 335-8397. • Christian 12-Step, 7-8:30 p.m. at Ginghamsburg South Campus, ARK, 7695 S. County Road 25-A, one mile south of the main campus. n Double H Squares will offer lessons on Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. at Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church, 7505 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights. The fee is $2 per person. For more information, call 339-2955, 233-6247 or 667-8282.

Wednesday n The Miami Valley Veterans Museum will have free coffee and doughnuts for all veterans and guests from 9-11 a.m. on the first Wednesday at the museum, located in the Masonic Lodge, 107 W. Main St., Troy, on the second floor. n Come join the Experienced Contract Bridge game at the Tipp City Public Library, played every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., beverages and relaxed company are provided. Sign up is required, either in person at the circulation desk, 11 E. Main St., or by phone at (937) 667-3826, Ext. 216. n Skyview Wesleyan Church, 6995 Peters Road, Tipp City, will offer a free dinner at 6:15 p.m. Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. n An arthritis aquatic class will be offered from 8-9 or 9-10 a.m. at Lincoln Community Center, Troy. Call 335-2715 or visit www.lcctroy. com for more information and programs. n The “Sit and Knit” group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tippecanoe Weaver and Fibers Too, 17 N. 2nd St., Tipp City. All knitters are invited to attend. For more information, call 667-5358. n Grandma’s Kitchen, a homecooked meal prepared by volunteers, is offered every Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. in the activity center of Hoffman United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St., West Milton, one block west of State Route 48. The meal, which includes a main course, salad, dessert and drink, for a suggested donation of $7 per person, or $3 for a children’s meal. The meal is not provided on the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. n The Miami County Troy Alzheimer’s Support Group, affiliated with the Miami Valley, Dayton Alzheimer’s Association and the National Alzheimer’s Association, will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. at Senior Active Adult Services, 2006 W. Stanfield Road, Troy, the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Respite care will be provided. Caregivers may call 335-8800 for more information. n The Dayton Area ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday at the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 7390 State Route 202 (3 miles north of I-70). Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. For more information, call (866) 273-2572. n The Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Troy Country Club, 1830 Peters Road, Troy. Non-members of Kiwanis are invited to come meet friends and have lunch. For more information, contact Bobby Phillips, vice president, at 335-6989. n The Troy American Legion Post No. 43 euchre parties will begin at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 339-1564. n The Toastmasters will meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at American Honda to develop to help participants practice their speaking skills in a comfortable environment. Contact Eric Lutz at 332-3285 for

more information. n AA, Pioneer Group open discussion will meet at 9:30 a.m. Enter down the basement steps on the north side of The United Church Of Christ on North Pearl Street in Covington. The group also meets at 8:30 p.m. Monday night and is wheelchair accessible. n AA, Serenity Island Group will meet at 8 p.m. in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. The discussion is open. n AA, 12 & 12 will meet at 8 p.m. for closed discussion, Step and Tradition meeting, in the 12 Step Room, Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. n AA, open discussion, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. Use the alley entrance, upstairs. n Al-Anon, Trinity Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. n Men’s Anger/Rage Group will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed are physical, verbal and emotional violence toward family members and other persons, how to express feelings, how to communicate instead of confronting and how to act nonviolently with stress and anger issues. Call 339-6761 for more information. n A Domestic Violence Support Group for Women will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16. E. Franklin St., Troy. Support for battered women who want to break free from partner violence is offered. There is no charge for the program. For more information, call 339-6761. n Narcotics Anonymous, Inspiring Hope, 12:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. n Children’s Creative Play Group will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. School-age children will learn appropriate social interactions and free expression through unique play therapy. There is no charge for this program. More information is available by calling 339-6761. n Narcotics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Spirit of Recovery, Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. n Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 9100 N. Main St., State Route 48, between Meijer and Samaritan North. For other meetings or information, call 252-6766 or (800) 589-6262, or visit the Web site at www.region5oa.org. n Miami Valley Women’s Center, 7049-A Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, offers free pregnancy testing, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 236-2273. n A Pilates Beginners group matwork class will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. n Safe People, 7-8:30 p.m., Ginghamsburg Church, SC/DC 104. Find guidance for making safe choices in relationships, from friendships to co-workers, family or romance. Learn to identify nurturing people as well as those who should be avoided. Call Roberta Bogle at 667-4678 for more information. n Boundaries, 7-8:30 p.m., Ginghamsburg Church, ARK 200. A 12-week video series using Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. Offers practical help and encouragement to all who seek a healthy, balanced life and practice in being able to say no. For more information, call Linda Richards at 667-4678. n The Temple of Praise Ministries will serve hot lunches from noon to 2 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at 235 S. Third St., Tipp City. n A free employment networking group will be offered from 8-9 a.m. each Wednesday at Job and Family Services, 2040 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. The group will offer tools to tap into unadvertised jobs, assistance to improve personal presentation skills and resume writing. For more information, call Steven Kiefer at 570-2688 or Justin Sommer at 440-3465. n The Tipp City Seniors offer line dancing at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at 320 S. First St., Tipp City.

Thursday n The Upper Valley Medical Center Mom and Baby Get Together group will meet from 9:30-11 a.m. on Thursdays at the Farm House, located northwest of the main hospital entrance and next to the red barn on the UVMC campus. The meeting is facilitated by the lactation department. The group offers the opportunity to meet with other moms, share about being a new mother and to learn more about breastfeeding and the baby. For more information, call (937) 440-4906. n Deep water aerobics will be offered from 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. Call 335-2715 or visit www. lcctroy.com for more information and programs. n An open parent-support group will be at 7 p.m. at Corinn’s Way Inc., 306 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • Parents are invited to attend the Corinn’s Way Inc. parent support group from 7-8:30 p.m. each Thursday. The meetings are open discussion. n Tipp City Seniors gather to play cards prior to lunch every Thursday at 10 a.m. at 320 S. First St., Tipp City. At noon will be a carry-in lunch and participants should bring a covered dish and table service. On the third Thursday, Senior Independence offers blood pressure and blood sugar testing before lunch.

For more information, call 667-8865. n Best is Yet to Come open AA meeting, 11 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. n AA, Tri-City Group meeting will take place 8:30-9:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the former Dettmer Hospital. The lead meeting is open. For more information, call 335-9079. n AA, Spirituality Group will meet at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Troy. The discussion is open. n Health Partners Free Clinic will offer a free clinic on Thursday night at the clinic, 1300 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Registration will be from 5:30-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The clinic does not accept medical emergencies, but can refer patients to other doctors and can prescribe medication. Call 332-0894 for more information. n Narcotics Anonymous, NAIOU, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. n Preschool story hours will be from 10-11 a.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradford Public Library, 138 E. Main St., Bradford. n Weight Watchers, 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Tipp City. For more information, call 552-7082.

Friday n An arthritis aquatic class will be offered from 8-9 or 9-10 a.m. at Lincoln Community Center, Troy. Call 335-2715 or visit www.lcctroy. com for more information and programs. n A “Late Night Knit” meeting will be from 7-10 p.m. on the first and third Friday at Tippecanoe Weaver and Fibers Too, 17 N. 2nd St., Tipp City. All knitters are invited to attend. For more information, call 667-5358. n The Tri-County Suicide Prevention Coalition will meet at 9 a.m. the second Friday in the conference room of the Tri-County Board of Recovery & Mental Health, Stouder Center, 1100 Wayne St., Troy. Use the west entrance to the fourth floor. n AA, Troy Friday Morning Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. The discussion is open. n AA, open discussion, 8 p.m. in the Salvation Army, 129 S. Wayne St., Piqua. Use parking lot entrance, held in gym. n Narcotics Anonymous, Clean and Free, 8 p.m., Dettmer Hospital, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Open discussion. Fellowship from 7-8 p.m. n A Pilates Intermediate group matwork class will be held from 9-10 a.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 667-2441. n Weight Watchers, 1431 W. Main St., Church of the Brethren, Troy, at 10 a.m. For more information, call (800) 374-9191. n A singles dance is offered every Friday from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Christopher Club, Dixie Highway, Kettering, sponsored by Group Interaction. The dance is $6. For more information, call 640-3015 or visit www.groupia.org. n Christian Worship Center, 3537 S. Elm Tree Road, Christiansburg, hosts a Friday Night Bluegrass Jam beginning at 7 p.m. each Friday. Homemade meals are available beginning at 6:30 p.m. Participants may bring instruments and join in. A small donation is requested at the door. For more information or directions, call 857-9090 or 631-2624.

Saturday n The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind Friendly’s restaurant. n Weight Watchers, 1431 W. Main St., Church of the Bretheren, Troy, at 10 a.m. For more information, call (800) 374-9191. n Recovery Too Al-Anon meetings are offered at 8:30 p.m. at Ginghamsburg Church, main campus, Room 117, S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City. n AA, Men’s Meeting will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the new First Lutheran Church, corner of Washington Road and State Route 41. The meeting is closed (members must have a desire to stop drinking). n AA, Troy Winners Group will meet at 8:30 p.m. in the 12 Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy for discussion. The meeting is open. n AA, Troy Beginners Group meets at 7 p.m. in the 12 Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. This is an open discussion meeting. n Weight Watchers, Westminster Presbyterian, Piqua, meeting at 9 a.m., weigh-in at 9:30 a.m. n Pilates for Beginners (Introduction), 9:15-10:15 a.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. n Narcotics Anonymous, Saturday Night Live, 8 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St., Sidney. n Relapse Prevention Group, 5:30-6:45 p.m. at The Avenue, Room 504, at Ginghamsburg Main Campus, 6759 S. County Road 25-A. n The Next Step, a worship celebration for people on the road to recovery, 7 p.m. at Ginghamsburg Main Campus Sanctuary, 6759 S. County Road 25-A. n Baseball bingo will be offered from 7 p.m. until games are complete at Sunset Bingo, 1710 W. High St., Piqua. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds help the youth baseball organization, a nonprofit. n The Tipp City Seniors eat out at area restaurants (sign up at the center) at 4:30 p.m. Card cames will be offered at the center for a $2 donation.


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