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Blanchard Township Proposed Tax Levy (Replacement) ....298 ...... 161

Greensburg Township Proposed Tax Levy (Replacement) ....234 ...... 188

Palmer Township Proposed Tax Levy (Replacement) ....280 ...... 139

Perry Township Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal) .........273 ...... 102

Union Township Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal) .........797 ...... 349

Four County Joint Vocational Proposed Tax Levy (Additional) .......... 7 ..........8

Patrick Henry School District Proposed Tax Levy (Additional) .......... 8 ..........8 Belmore Village Proposed Tax Levy (Replacement & Increase)22..... 13

Continental Village Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal) .........177 ...... 131

Continental Village Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal-Police) .194 ...... 136

Dupont Village Proposed Resolution .....................53 ........ 40

Miller City Village Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal) ...........56 ..........6

Ottawa Village Proposed Municipal Income Tax ....487 .. 1,109

West Leipsic Village Proposed Tax Levy (Replacement) ......32 ........ 17

Putnam County Mayors Running Opposed

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Walter Harper .......................................... 23 Larry D. Lawrence .......................................3 James D. Young ...........................................9

Dupont Robert L. Heidenescher............................... 49 Theodore States ........................................ 50

Gilboa Amber L. Kisseberth................................... 18 Richard McCullough ........................ ........ 44

Leipsic Kevin J. Benton....................................... 309 James R. Russell (Republican) .................... 243

West Leipsic Robert Alt Jr. ............................................ 21 Bradley S. Peck ......................................... 33

State Issues Putnam Overall

State Issue 1 (over 94% precincts reporting)

For ......................................4,521 .......1,184,832 Against ................................7,836 .......1,929,591

State Issue 2 (over 94% precincts reporting)

For ......................................5,838 .......1,288,838 Against ................................6,987 .......2,027,882

State Issue 3 (over 94% precincts reporting)

For ......................................9,179 .......2,110,556 Against ................................3,417 .......1,100,250

By Marlena Ballinger Managing Editor OTTAWA — By a one to three margin, Ottawa’s income tax levy on Tuesday’s ballot was rejected by the residents of Ottawa. This would have marked the first raise in Ottawa’s income tax level since 1959. With 382 voters approving the tax levy 922 rejected the income tax increase. Residents voted down the income tax increase proposed to raise approximately $700,000 in additional, annual funding for the village of Ottawa. It is

now up to village council to see which services can be cut to balance the village’s budget. Some of the services that are provided and paid for from the income tax fund include police protection, leaf pickup, snow removal and street repairs. These are only a few of the services council could look at reducing since the tax did not pass. Even if the tax increase would have passed, the village would have had to make cuts. Officials are now scratching their heads as to which cuts to

start with. “Everything is on the table,” said Dean Meyer, Mayor of Ottawa. “I am dumbfounded by how much this was voted down.” Meyer also said he would like to see the income tax levy put back on the ballot during the next election. “We can not cut ourselves into prosperity,” said Meyer. One area Meyer noted was street lights. He said lighting of village streets costs taxpayers approximately $60,000 per year. An expense that is taken

from the income tax fund. In January of this year, Ottawa village council discussed the possibility of removing the tax credit currently given to residents who work in Ottawa. This was rejected due to an outpouring from the community and did not make it past two readings before being tabled. According to a story written in the Dec. 15 edition of the Sentinel, if the tax credit is taken away the village stands to gain an additional $288,000 annually from its residents.

Benton to continue as Leipsic’s mayor LEIPSIC — Leipsic voters approved incumbent mayor Kevin Benton for another four years with 309 votes to challenger James Russell’s 243. Benton looks forward to carrying out in this next term projects begun in his previous term. Benton “Now that our funding is getting a little bit better in our village funds, we’re to the point now where we can start to expend some of those funds. Next year, we’re going to be able to start paying for some of our street repairs. We’re going to be able to start doing some of things we weren’t able to do before. Because we didn’t have the blessings from the state as it wasn’t in our budget.” When asked about the village economic development plan and how the reservoir plays into that he responded: “It’s like anything else, it’d be wonderful if we could go and get another tenant or two or three that wants to come to Leipsic and needs that water supply. Obviously that would be the ideal situation. We’re getting to the point now that it’s becoming a stand-alone utility for us. The thing about the reservoir is, and it gets caught up in ➤ See BENTON/A14

Former Putnam County Police chief wins appeal

By Marlena Ballinger Managing Editor OTTAWA — The Ohio Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District overturned a ruling on former Kalida police chief, Forrest Gordon, who was convicted in 2010 of two counts of theft in office. The court overturned a decision Gordon made by a jury during a trial held in Putnam County Common Pleas court in January 2010. According to documents from the Court of Appeals of Ohio, a panel of three judges overruled the jury’s decision by a two to one vote. In 2010, Gordon was indicted and convicted of theft in office charges during his time as Kalida Police Chief and while employed by the Ottawa Police Department. Gordon served as Kalida’s police chief from 2002 until July 2007 and then assistant police chief for Ottawa beginning in 2007. He was promoted to chief of police for less than a month before his termination. Gordon was accused of theft after allegedly using the police department computer to partici➤ See APPEAL/A14

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Making a difference Ottawa residents take time to cast their votes during Tuesday’s election at the Ottawa VFW

Ottawa village council to welcome new member; two continue to serve village

OTTAWA — Ottawa’s Village Council is about to welcome a new member to its roster beginning Jan. 1, 2012. Jo Deskins garnered 724 votes knocking current councilman Kevin Goecke from his seat on Ottawa Village Council. J. Dean Meyer brought in the most votes at 1,014. Meyer, the current mayor of Ottawa hopes to continue as Mayor but that will be left to council to decide. In January, council will elect a council president and that person will automatically become the mayor due

Flooding alternatives ready OTTAWA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on Monday, Nov. 14 to give an alternative formulation briefing that will outline specific alternatives that the corps

has come up with to mitigate flooding. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at the Putnam County Educational Service Center in the Assembly ➤ See FLOODING/A14

to the rules of the village charter that was enacted in 1999. “I would like to take on the budget challenge as the mayor for this village,” said Meyer. In regards to the income tax levy failing, “Everything is on the table,” Meyer continued. The final person to fill the council seat will continue to be Gene Hovest who received 716 votes during Tuesday’s election. “I am pleased to be re-elected and feel we have a lot of work ahead of us,” said Hovest after the election.

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Rev. Metzger was called to religion at an early age By Sandy Langhals Sentinel Correspondent OTTAWA – Since the young age of seven or eight, Rev. Marshall Metzger knew that God was calling him to be a minister, “I didn’t agree to it until I was in high school. I was always shy and backwards and didn’t think it was going to work out, still am shy and backwards, but with God’s help, I’ve tried to follow and do what He wants,” laughs Metzger. It wasn’t until the end of the first semester in his senior year of high school that he realized that he either needed to follow God’s plan or walk away. “I decided to obey. I went to the guidance counselor at the high school and I said, ‘Do you think I could make it if I go to college?’ and she looked at my records and said if I worked at it, I probably could.” He was accepted at Bethel College in Indiana and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Literature. “I had some struggles there, but I got through,” says Metzger. He has been a pastor for 40 years now. Metzger states that he went straight from college to Lakeview, “I’ve done all of my ministry in Ohio.” He was the pastor in Lakeview for four years and shares that his brother is the pastor at the same church he was and has been there for a while now. Small churches are where Metzger feels that God has called him to and he has never aspired to be the pastor of a large church. From Lakeview, he went to Swanton for four years until he was unexpectedly called by God to serve in Haiti. Metzger explained he had been married for seven years and they didn’t have any children and didn’t

know if they would have any children, so they applied to the mission board to go to Haiti. “We came home and found out that we were going to have our first son. So, our two oldest boys were born in Haiti,” he laughs. “It was a stressful time.” They spent four years in Haiti. He was the business manager and they were in charge of running the guest house, which included being house parents to missionary children that lived with them who came for schooling. “We had a lot of people that were in and out of the country.” He explained that when people first came into the country to do missionary work they would stay overnight with them. The next day they would travel four to six hours to do their mission work for a week or two. They would then return for the night and fly back home.  “There was one time we had 30 some guests in our house,” informs Metzger. “That was the most we ever had. In fact, that time we had to find other places to house them because we didn’t have enough beds.” “It was an interesting experience; it was nothing that I ever aspired to, wanting to do any foreign work, but I just sensed that was what God had for us and we saw God’s hand leading us there,” he expresses. Noticing a difference in the culture, Metzger talked about how hard it was to accept the fact that he was treated differently. He explained that you are considered “elite” if you are white and when you walk into a store, everyone steps back and allows you to be waited on first. “That was a little different and a little awkward for me because I didn’t think that was the way it should be, but that’s

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Rev. Marshall Metzger knew since his childhood he would be performing religious services. He has been a pastor for 40 years and is currently at Ottawa Missionary Church, Ottawa.

the way it was. It was easier to go with it than argue,” he chuckled. After they returned from Haiti, they did one year of deputation where they went around to other missionary churches and shared their experience in Haiti with others. It was after they finished this year of service that he began as the pastor of the Missionary Church in Ottawa. He has served as their pastor since 1984. On top of being the pastor of Ottawa Missionary Church, Metzger is also the Spiritual Care Coordinator for the Putnam County Hospice. “I’m just there if there is someone without clergy,” explains Metzger. “I’ve had a couple of cases

where they didn’t like their clergy and they called and wanted me to come in and meet with them.” In this position, he will visit patients if he is needed and attends a weekly meeting to receive information about patients. Metzger had an interesting story that explains how he first became associated with Hospice. The first Spiritual Care Coordinator, when Hospice began, was a deacon from the St. John Baptist Church in Glandorf. Sadly, he was diagnosed with cancer and could not fulfill his duties. Metzger was called and asked to fill in until the deacon was well enough to come back. “Well, he died

and I’m still filling in,” said Metzger. That was in 1998. As if he isn’t busy enough, Metzger has also worked for the Putnam County Sentinel since April of 1995. He picks up advertisement pages that are inserted inside the paper and also delivers the Sentinel to places on the west side of the county. He mentioned that he has seen many changes during his employment; especially his schedule. Just when you think he couldn’t possibly have time for anything else, Metzger shares that he did maintenance at the Hilty Memorial Home for two years and also served as their chaplain.

When asked what his favorite part of being a pastor was, he shared, “I think I’m doing what God wants me to do.”   He also really enjoys visiting individuals in the nursing homes. “I’ve met people that I would not have met otherwise.” His least favorite part is dealing with problems. “Problems have to be dealt with and I tend to put them off, then it gets worse sometimes,” he laughs. Metzger lives in Ottawa with his wife Betty. They have three boys: Samuel, who is an associate pastor at the Ottawa Missionary Church, Matthew (Dana) and Peter (Catlin). They are the proud grandparents of Cora and Grant.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Leipsic’s CFAP addition parking lot is still in progress. The ceremony on Sunday also included a thank you from the Ohio School Facilities Commission on behalf of Amy Lloyd, project administrator. Lloyd spoke about the efficiency of the new addition since the district chose to adhere to LEEDs certification. By pursuing the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, the building was built with geothermal heating and utilized solar thermal technology. The building also used low-emitting materials that allowed it to be LEED certified. One example was the paint used in

the classrooms and carpeting. Ottawa and Glandorf Elementaries were recently built utilizing LEEDs certification. A guest speaker, Karel Oxley, superintendent for Lima City School, was also on hand to dedicate the new building. Oxley, also the president of the Buckeye Association for School Administrators, congratulated Leipsic on its new school and commented on the tremendous amount of school spirit throughout the village of Leipsic. The ceremony also included a flag presentation from Steve Ruskey, Commander of the American Legion Post #287, to the

Grove man stabbed, Lima man arrested COLUMBUS GROVE On Thursday, Nov. 3 at 9:48 p.m. the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman reporting a stabbing had just occurred on South Main Street in Columbus Grove. The investigation revealed that a 39-year-old Columbus Grove man had been stabbed in the abdomen. The victim is reported to have suffered non-life threatening injuries. The Columbus Grove Police Department named Joshua A. Morman, 40, from Lima as a person

of interest. On Friday, Nov. 4 at approximately 9:15 a.m., Morman was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an unrelated warrant in Putnam County. Morman is currently being held at the Putnam County Jail on that warrant. Felonious assault charges have been filed and his arraignment was on Monday, Nov. 7. The stabbing victim has been identified as Shawn Ward. Ward was taken to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima and was treated and

released. Mormon was allegedly visiting with friends on Nov. 3 in Columbus Grove, when Ward showed up at the residence. Morman became upset and the two began fighting ending in Ward being stabbed and Mormon taking off on foot. Columbus Grove EMS, Putnam County Medic 300, Putnam County Service 301, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Kalida Police Department and the Pandora Police Department all assisted at the scene.

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Editorials from around Ohio By The Associated Press Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Columbus Dispatch, Nov. 6 Among the most disturbing aspects of the recent Chillicothe classroom beating of one student by another, captured on another student's cell phone video, is that no one appeared to try to help the victim as he was repeatedly punched and thrown to the floor. High school has been known to be a tough place, but is a sense of moral duty, not to mention compassion, in such short supply that no one felt compelled to seek help? ... What makes bullying so insidious is that much of it is conducted under the radar of adults. There are a thousand ways for bullies to deliver a taunt or a threat that leaves no evidence. ... Ohio school districts are required to have policies banning bullying. At Unioto High School where this assault occurred, more effort is needed to impress upon students that they have a duty to tell a responsible adult when they see bullying, whether it's a physical attack, verbal intimidation or any of the myriad ways a troubled youth can torment a classmate. Just as bullying should not be tolerated, neither should a school culture in which students think it acceptable to stand by while one classmate is hurt by another. The Lima News, Nov. 6 The fight over Issue 2 — we can't call it a debate — has been overloaded with emotional pleas. Those opposed to the measure have gone to great lengths to try to keep voters scared enough not to think clearly on the issue. Here's what voters really should be worried about: being forced to pay higher taxes. ... Everyone in Ohio has had to make cuts: families, businesses and workers in all sectors. But the unions representing public sector workers believe they've sacrificed enough, period, no matter what the rest of us have to give up. They want us to dig deeper into our pockets so that many government workers can keep their unaffordable benefits: low health-care costs, retirement accounts largely funded by taxpayers and, in some cases, six-figure payouts on sick and vacation days. Ohio's budget cannot keep supporting these. Cuts need made, or taxes need raised. Your vote on Issue 2 says which one of the two you'd prefer. ... Ohio state and local governments have costs they should better control, and labor is at the top of the list. ... The people with these taxpayer-funded benefits aren't the greedy villains some pro-Issue 2 advertising has made them out to be. They are public servants: police officers, firefighters, teachers. But Ohio faces an ongoing budget battle, one solved only by higher taxes or deeper cuts. The (Youngstown) Vindicator, Nov. 6 It is impossible to argue that public employees in the state of Ohio can continue to expect to live in the style to which they have become accustomed, given that most taxpayers who are supporting that lifestyle have already made larger concessions to the economic realities of the day. But it is equally impossible to argue that the only — or even the best — response to that disparity is contained in Senate Bill 5. ... It would have been perfectly possible and far preferable for (Gov. John) Kasich to use a scalpel rather than a machete in carving up government. ... But a more focused bill would not have been in keeping with Kasich's interpretation of his mandate, and it would not have fit the governor's plan to balance the state budget. A large part of that plan was to reduce state disbursements to local schools and other entities, with the assurance that local governments would be able to balance their own budgets through the money they'd save by cutting their personnel costs. It was a master stroke that allowed Kasich ... to shift the heavy lifting to city and village councils and township and school boards. ... The proper response to the governor's overreaching is for the voters of Ohio to send him and the state's legislators back to the drawing board. And they can do that by voting no on state Issue 2. ... By so doing, they will send an emphatic message to the governor and to the Republican and Democratic delegations in the General Assembly that it is time for them to do the hard work that is necessary to eliminate abuses of the taxpayers and still treat with dignity the employees who police our streets, put out our fires and teach our children. The Times Reporter, Nov. 6 The news of America's growing obesity rate — caused by a combination of physical inactivity and poor nutrition — may not be particularly shocking to many citizens when they look at themselves and others, but its implications ought to be. Today's generation of children could be the first in modern history to experience a decline in life expectancy compared to that of their parents. If that's not a wake-up call for change, we don't know what is. ... Mark Fenton, keynote speaker at Healthy Tusc's health summit Thursday and leadership breakfast Friday, offered the comparison of childhood a generation ago when “free-range kids” spent most of their free time playing outdoors without any adult supervision. ... Fenton indicated that many parents today are “marinated in fear,” believing it's not safe for their children to spend time unsupervised in their neighborhood. ... During the summit, several school leaders shared stories of decisions they have made to reduce the amount of unhealthy food and beverages available on the school grounds — much to the dismay of some of their students and parents. Tough decisions indeed are still ahead, but the buy-in and resolve demonstrated by many school, community and business leaders last week give us hope that solutions could be within our grasp. “We're truly in the fight of our lives,” said Kimberly Nathan, director of employee health, wellness and occupational medicine at Union Hospital .... Winning that fight will take hard work and a willingness to make significant and often-uncomfortable change — quickly. Lives hang in the balance.

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This weekend while driving, I witnessed a woman carrying a bag of fast food towards a large combine. I could not help but think that this was a farmer’s wife bringing her husband supper. This made me think of all the wives who are “widowed” by their husbands this time of year. I, however, am not a farmer’s wife but I was raised by one. I also have a brother who is a farmer and his wife refers to herself as a “farmer’s widow” during this time of year. My father, and currently my brother, spent hours in the fields during planting and harvest seasons. Actually, this is what prompted the very first microwave in our house. I remember mom telling dad, “If you think I am going

to heat up your supper on During planting and harvest a stove late at night, think seasons, the farmer will put again.” in extremely long hours to Shortly afbeat a foreter that state- INFORM casted rain ment I witor simply to nessed dad get things carrying in done. I’ve a huge box witnessed containing a my dad putmicrowave. I ting in over guess he en90 hours per joyed a hot week and my meal after a brother talks long day in EDUCATE of the same. MARLENA BALLINGER Think of the fields. Managing Editor There have that wife been times at home during harvest season when who has to take care of the I visit my brother, or should house, cooking, kids and I say my sister-in-law, only sometimes chores outside. to be asked to take a brown My brother’s wife must add bag to the field in order for animal feeding to her list of my brother to eat. evening chores. I have a lot of respect for Most times, the cooking is farmers but sometimes we compounded by the fact that need to think of their wives. the food must be taken to the

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field or other location so the farmer can keep on farming. This weekend, I spoke to a nearby farmer who was the recipient of a local radio station’s contest called feed the farmer. The station took the burden of cooking off the family for one night by feeding the farmer with food from a Lima restaurant. This was not only a great promotion but a relief for the cook in that family. I’m sure this area has plenty of farmer’s wives who are relating to this column’s writing. Each year during planting and harvest, I see many vehicles parked along the road and wives jumping from the trucks to feed their loved ones. God bless the farmers and their wives as they finish this late harvest.

Letters to the Editor O-G band members express gratitude To the editor: “The members of the Ottawa-Glandorf Titan Marching Band, their directors, and band boosters would like to thank the fire departments of Ottawa and Glandorf for the reception provided upon the band’s return from State Marching Band Finals on Sunday, Oct. 31. The band received a superior rating at the Ohio Music Education Association competition held at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium and greatly appreciated the parents, family and administrators who came out to support the band in Dayton and the many supporters and fire department members who greeted them upon their return.” Brent Deskins, Director O-G Titan Marching Band

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Friends of the Putnam County District Library 4th Annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts Show a big success To the editor: Thanks to all the great Friends of the Putnam County District Library members and volunteers, the 4th Annual Craft Show was a big success. Thanks to the Ottawa-Glandorf School District for the use of the high school. Thanks to all those who helped advertise and promote the craft show. Special thanks to the student volunteers from the O-G Key Club and the Pandora Girl Scouts who helped with vendor set-up and delivery. Thanks to the Library staff and board members for their support. And last but not least, thanks to the following committee chairpersons – Judy Schroeder and Judy Nienberg, Vendors; Brenda Fawcett and Marvel Brinkman, Cafeteria; Don Schroeder and Joe Schroeder, Set-up; Linda and Tony Hermiller, Bake Sale; Charlotte Ellis, Advertising; Door Greeter, Jan Crawfis. The proceeds from the craft show will benefit all locations of the Putnam County District Library. Thanks to all who participated! Friends of the Putnam County District Library President, Karen Okuley Vice President, Judy Ruen Secretary, Marvel Brinkman Treasurer, Rae Hilvers

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Remember When 6 November 1936 The headlines of The Sentinel read: Democrats Win in County, State and Nation. It was a party landside with Roosevelt and Gov. Davey re-elected. The deaths of three well known Putnam County natives were reported this week… Dr. Florence D. Richard, former state president of the WCTU died in Florida while attending a WCTU meeting. Her body was returned to Leipsic for funeral services at the Leipsic M E Church. Burial was at the Beaver Creek Cemetery at Grand Rapids…..Rev. Father Joseph B. Weis died at his home in Ottawa where he lived since his retirement. He was born in New Cleveland in 1863 to Andrew and Catherine Weis… Oliver Sellet, Ottoville’s oldest resident, passed away Tuesday at St. Rita’s Hospital. He was born March 31, 1849 in Rheininger, Alsace – Lorraine. At the age of four years, he came to America with his parents, Morand and Maria Sellet. He married Wilhelmena Wannemacher. He is survived by his children: Charles, of Ft. Wayne; Louis of Ottoville; Joseph, Dayton; Mrs. William Greulich, Ottoville; Sister Mary Florence,

LaCrosse, Wis.; Agnes Studer of St. Maries, Idaho. In his younger years, Mr. Sellet was captain of a state boat on the Miami-Erie Canal and worked on the route between St. Marys and Defiance. Twenty-four girls and 16 boys took part in the first practice sessions of the Ottawa High basketball team. The Weekly Wool Report noted that prices were strong in the Boston Market. 10 November 1961 Tennyson Guyer, Findlay, state senator and prominent speaker will deliver the address at the Veteran’s Day dinner in the American Legion Hall. The Ottawa Kiwanians are prepared to celebrate their 40th Anniversary at a banquet in the high school cafetorium on Monday. Tennyson Guyer will give the address. Voters of each of the 15 townships of Putnam County elected two trustees Tuesday. They are: Blanchard, Charlie Nash and Lawrence McCullough; Greensburg, A. J. Hohenbrink and Paul R. Simon; Jackson, Mox J. Potts and Norbert Miller; Jennings, Lawrence Schimmoeller and Gilbert Grubenhoff; Liberty, Frederick A. Lammers and Rudolph Lammers; Monroe, Earl T. Jones

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and Lee Mayes; Monterey, John C. Eickholt and William Turnwald; Ottawa, A. J. Laubenthal and Philip Lammers; Palmer Malcolm E. Brooks and Emery Bidlack; Perry, Dale Zeigler and Ray Knippen; Pleasant, John A. Bogart and Raymond Bucher; Sugar Creek, B. G. Slusser and J. I. Thomas; Union, Carl J. Webken and Joseph A. Hanneman; Van Buren, Henry Zeisloft and John R. Montooth. (There was no information on Riley Township in the original article.) Saturday marked the opening of a New York show for John Richard Nartker, famed artist of Kalida. Nartker is now the painting instructor of the College of Mount St. Joseph of the Ohio in Cincinnati. The first snow of the season fell in the Ottawa area on Wednesday. The first snow of the season was also noted on Tuesday by Ray Burkholder, official weather observer for the county. Tom Weber, physical education director of Glandorf High School, announced a table tennis tournament starting next Tuesday, which will be part of the school’s intramural program. More than 100 students are expected to enter the contest.

By Helen Kaverman Sentinel Columnist 5 November 1986 The biggest surprise of the 1986 Putnam County election was the upset victory of Rep. David W. Young of Vaughnsville, over the incumbent Dem. Martin Kuhlman. Christ United Methodist Church, Continental was organized in 1888 as a United Brethren Church. During the 19th Century the Brethren were known as “Dunkards”. The first meeting was held on Oak Street, where the elevator was standing in 1986. There were 24 members in the first group. In 1948 when the Evangelical Churches and the United Brethren merged, Continental’s Church became the Continental Evangelical United Brethren Church. When the EUBs merged with the Methodist Church, the Continental Church became Christ United Methodist Church. For more church history, consult the microfilm for Nov. 5.

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Laurence Fintel

HAMLER — Laurence W. Fintel, 78, of Hamler, died Monday evening, Oct. 31, 2011 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He was born July 18, 1933 in Deshler, to the late Ernest and Emilie (Roehl) Fintel. On Nov. 15, 1959 he married Marian Badenhop and she survives. Laurence was a 1951 graduate of Deshler High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. For 40 years he worked at Philips ECG of Ottawa, in electronic maintenance, retiring in 1995. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler and was a church and school deacon. He was a lifetime member and past commander of Warren L. McIntire American Legion Post #262, Hamler; past commander of the Henry County Council of American Legions; past president of Hamler Summerfest; lifetime member and past officer of Patrick Henry Athletic Boosters; former member of Hamler Village Council and Hamler Board of Public Affairs and a former Hamler Little League Baseball Coach. He is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Marian; children, Lanna Walters of

Robert Schimmoeller

KALIDA – Robert C. Schimmoeller, 73, of Kalida died at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center, Glandorf. He was born Dec. 26, 1937 in Glandorf to the late Raymond and Emma (Korte) Schimmoeller. On May 10, 1958 he married Joan Bendele who survives in Kalida. Also surviving are three daughters, Suzanne (Bruce) Hendershot of Lima, Lauri (Herm) Gerdeman of Ottawa, and Lisa (Joe) Roebke of Kalida; 10 grandchildren, Tyler, Kyle, Justin and Racheal Hendershot; Corey, Brendon and Kylie Gerde-

Northwood; Dean (Dawn) Fintel of Wauseon; Daryl (Jennifer) Fintel of Deshler; grandchildren, Jordyn Walters, Nick Walters, Eric Walters, Kayla Fintel, Mason Fintel, Trista Fintel, Caitlyn Callahan, Kara Callahan and Karli Callahan; sisters, Lila (Jack) McMahon of Wauseon; Marian (Delbert) Damman of Napoleon; Donna Lee (Ron) Meyers of Napoleon; and Doris (Fred) Ehlers of McClure. He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lynn. Funeral services were held on Friday, Nov. 4, at St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler with Rev. John Clausen officiating. Graveside services with military honors followed in the church cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler. The family suggests memorials to St. John Lutheran Church; Henry County Southern Joint Ambulance District or donor’s choice. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ICU Department, doctors, nurses and staff at St. Luke’s Hospital for their dedicated care of Laurence. Online condolences can be made at www.rodenbergerfuneralhome.com man; and Austin, Logan and Evan Roebke; two sisters, Loreen Kaufman of Montpelier and Dolores Wehri of Kalida; and a brother, Kenneth Schimmoeller of Lima. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Schimmoeller. Bob retired in 2000 from the Putnam County Garage. He had worked at Jiggs Body Shop in Kalida and drove a tanker for Ottawa Shell as well as worked at the station. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kalida and the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the Ottawa Eagles and Kalida Knights of Columbus. Bob shared the gift of life through tissue donation. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kalida with Fr. Mark Hoying officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home, Ottawa. Memorials may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.

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Notices Wakeman, Thelma Nesmith, age 86, of Pandora went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Nov. 5, 2011 after a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. She died at home surrounded by many of her beloved family. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora, with Pastors Geoff Eubank and Lynn Thompson officiating. Visitation with the family will be held at the church from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Mild fall temperatures reported across county

PANDORA — Warm temperatures were reported over the county this past week according to Guy Verhoff. The weather for the past week: H L Precip. Nov. 1 62 34 trace Nov. 2 65 46 Nov. 3 58 46 .01 Nov. 4 53 31 Nov. 5 57 28 Nov. 6 62 34 Nov. 7 60 51 .01

Obituaries

Paul Burgei

OTTOVILLE – Paul J. Burgei, 89, of Ottoville died at 2:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at the Meadows of Kalida. He was born May 9, 1922 in Cloverdale to the late Michael A. and Pauline F. (Pittner) Burgei. On Sept. 1, 1951 he married Rita Koester. She died Oct. 3, 1985. He is survived by his children, Darlene Carfora of Ottoville and Gary (Bridget) Burgei of Troy; three grandchildren, Andrew Paul Burgei, Kaitlyn Susanna Burgei, and Benjamin Robert Burgei; and five sisters, Agnes King of Napoleon, Miriam Kamann of Oregon, Ohio, Mildred (William) Pollick of Dublin, Helen Koester of Ottoville, and Dorothy Kahle of Kalida.

Mary G. Saum FORT JENNINGS — Mary G. “Dolly” Saum, 91, died at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Van Crest Healthcare. She was born Aug. 22, 1920, in Putnam County, the daughter of the late Edwin and Anna (Morman) Heidenescher. She was raised by her aunt and uncle, the late Flora and Bernard Liebrecht. On Aug. 24, 1940, she was united in marriage to Norbert Saum, and he preceded her in death on March 15, 1995. Surviving are two daughters, Phyllis Ann (Norbert) Greve of Wapakoneta, and Barbara Brinkman of Ottawa; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two step sisters, Lorraine (Bill) Niese and Thelma Rudolph; a step brother, Leonard Collier; and half brothers, George, Leroy and Edwin Heidenescher. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Sloan; her step mother, Martha Martin; four brothers, Aloysius, Melvin, Othmer

Preceding him in death are three sisters, Annette Kromer, Margaret Maas, and Louise Burgei; and two brothers, Hilary Burgei and Lawrence Burgei. Paul was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville and retired in 1987 from Chrysler, where he had been a machine repairman. He had also worked for ExCello and Ford Motor Company. While working at Ford he received the “Town Crier” award for community service. Paul had served as an assistant fire chief for the Ottoville Fire Department and had been on the Ottoville School Board. He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Fr. John Stites officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township where a scripture service will be held at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local Habitat for Humanity. Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com. and Joseph Heidenescher; a sister, Louella Robnolte; a step sister, Juanita Collier; and a half sister, Ruth Bidlack. Mrs. Saum was a self employed seamstress for 60 years. She worked for Meyers Cleaners, Greggs and SpringCrest Draperies. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Delphos, the Senior Citizens, Delphos Eagles and VFW Auxiliary. She loved to take care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and she made a quilt for all of her grandchildren. She enjoyed putting puzzles together. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Delphos with Fr. Melvin Verhoff officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Delphos. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Parish Foundation.

O-G Student Council invites veterans to program OTTAWA — The OttawaGlandorf High School Student Council would like to invite all veterans and their spouses to the annual Veteran’s Day program on Thursday, Nov. 10. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the gym. Immediately after

the program the veterans and their spouses will be treated to lunch. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Lindsay Duling or Kelly Von Sossan at the high school. The phone number is 419-523-5702.

Father vs. son in OHSAA foundation basketball game in Kalida, Nov. 25 KALIDA — On Friday, Nov. 25 (the Friday after Thanksgiving) Kalida High School will be hosting an Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) foundation basketball game between the Columbus Bishop Hartley Hawks and the Kalida High School Wildcats. This game will bring back former Kalida High School and University of Findlay basketball star Randy Kortokrax to coach against his father, Richard Kortokrax, the winningest coach in Ohio High School basketball history. The Hawks of Bishop Hartley were state semi-finalists last year in Division II and return almost the entire team that compiled a 25-2 record. The Kalida Wildcats are coming off of a 17-5 record last year, and are looking forward to a great 2011-12 season. An OSHAA foundation game is played like any other basketball game,

however, it is not considered part of the regular basketball season record. The idea of a foundation game is to raise money for a local cause. All proceeds from this game will be donated to the new Kalida Park (www.kalidaparks. com). The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m., with the varsity contest to follow. Since this is an OHSAA foundation game, season tickets and/or passes are not valid at this game. Admission to the game is $6 for adults and $4 for students. As mentioned, 100 percent of the proceeds of this game will be donated to the new Kalida Park. Please come out on Nov. 25 as the Columbus Bishop Hartley Hawks, coached by Randy Kortokrax, take on the Kalida Wildcats under the direction of Richard Kortokrax. What a great way to kick off the 2011-12 basketball season!

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Gerald Studer

HOLLY, Mich. — Gerald D. Studer, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. He was born Dec. 29, 1946 in Lima, the son of the late Thomas and Rose (Kuhlman) Studer. He retired from Walled Lake Consolidated School District in Michigan after 41 years as a teacher, coach and athletic director. He successfully ran Studer Building and Contracting and took pride in the work he did, including the two

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OTTAWA – Linda K. Rower, 63, of Ottawa passed away after a courageous five year battle with ovarian cancer at 4 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at home, surrounded by her family. She was born June 5, 1948 in Lima to Clois E. and Wanda E. (Shiveley) Engard. Her father is deceased and her mother survives in Leipsic. On Sept. 14, 1967 she married Richard A. Rower and he survives in Ottawa. Also surviving are her three children, Kathleen (James) Balbaugh of Miller City; Jennifer (Michael) Lake of Swanton and Richard (Tara) Rower II of Dayton; two grandsons, Jeremy and Tyler Balbaugh and a granddaughter Rower on the way; siblings, Sharon (Glenn) Elchert of Fostoria, Vicki Engard of Camarillo,

Douglas Graham

OTTAWA — Douglas R. Graham, 73, of Ottawa died at 6:29 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at his residence. He was born Oct. 7, 1938 in Leavittsburg, Ohio, to the late Lyle and Aldyth (Ford) Graham. On Aug. 5, 1967, he married Carol Radabaugh and she survives in Ottawa. Also surviving are two brothers, Lynn Graham and Gordon Graham both of Columbus Grove; and a sister, Becky Fuller of Woodbury, Minn. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and John Graham and a sister,

homes he built for his family. He was a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School and Miami University in Oxford. On Dec. 28, 1968, he married Judy Quint and she survives. They were married for almost 43 years. He is the proud father of three children, Scott (Jen) Studer of Boston, Mass., Melanie (Eric Harper) Studer of Durham, N.C., and Brianne (MC Chan) Studer of Boston, Mass. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Ian, Ella and Quinn Studer and Annabelle Harper; a brother, Jim Studer of Lebanon, a sister, Sue Christman of Leipsic, a sister, Ann Knueven of Hamler, a brother, Mark Studer of Ottawa; and a brother-in-law, Paul Quint of Pandora. He was a beloved husband, father, coach, friend, mentor and colleague. He will be sorely missed by all. Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Presbyterian Church in Holly, Mich. Calif., James (Sharon) Engard of Leipsic, and Patricia (Gene) Kreinbrink of Glandorf. Linda retired from Brice Musser, O.D. in Glandorf as office manager. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Ottawa. She was the treasurer for the Putnam County Friends of the Library; member and treasurer of the Serendipity Club; ONGEA Auxiliary Treasurer, and an active member in the Putnam County Relay for Life. Linda was also an avid Snoopy collector and affectionately known by many as “The Snoopy Lady.” She enjoyed hanging out with “The Dips” and “Group”, going on her annual sister trips, watching her grandsons’ sports activities, especially soccer, sending cards to people, and spending time with her family. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor Lynda Lockwood officiating. Burial was in Harman Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home, Ottawa. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and Putnam County Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com Harriet Graham. Doug worked for Bob Evans in Fremont. He was retired from farming having worked at several different farms. He had also worked for GTE Sylvania, Ottawa. He enjoyed gardening and was a do-it-yourself man. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at Harman Cemetery, Gilboa. Arrangements were under the direction of Love Funeral Home, Ottawa Memorials may be made to Putnam County Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com

Author to visit library OTTAWA — Author Mary Ellis will be at the Putnam County District Library Ottawa location on Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. Ellis grew up close to the eastern Ohio Amish community, Geauga County, where her parents often took her to farmer’s markets and woodworking fairs. She loved their peaceful, agrarian lifestyle, their respect for the land, and their strong sense of Christian community. She met her husband in college and they married six days after graduation. She, her husband, dog and cat now live close to the largest population of Amish in the country—a four-county area in central Ohio. They often take weekend trips to purchase produce, research for her best-selling books, and enjoy a simpler way of

life. Ellis enjoys reading, traveling, gardening, bicycling and swimming. Before “retiring” to write fulltime, Ellis taught Middle School in Sheffield Lake, Ohio and worked as a sales representative for Hershey Chocolate for 20 years—a job with amazingly sweet fringe benefits. All three of her Miller Family series, A Widow’s Hope, Never Far from Home, and The Way to a Man’s Heart, have made the CBA and CBD bestseller lists. A Widow’s Hope was a finalist in the ACFW Carol Awards for 2010 in the long contemporary category, and a runner-up in the 2010 Holt Medallion Awards. A Marriage for Meghan is second in the Wayne County series, following ECPA bestseller, Abigail’s New Hope.


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Traffic Junior R. Miller, 43, Forest, pleaded guilty to charge of FRA suspension, found guilty, fined $150 and 180 days jail with 160 days jail suspended on condition: 1) No similar offense in two days. 2) No DUS or no operator license or failure to reinstate offenses for two years. 3) Defendant to report to jail on Nov. 28, to serve 20 days jail. John M. Stephens, 31, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to amended charge of speed, found guilty, fined $50. George P. McGuire, 47, Lima, pleaded no contest to charge of OVI 1st offense, found guilty, six points, fined $750 and 180 days jail and one year class five license suspension, ALS is terminated and sentence is modified as follows: $250 of fine and 90 days jail suspended on condition: 1) Attend 72 hour Driving Intervention Program. Defendant is to be given credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP Program. 2) No similar or alcohol related offense, no DUS or

NOL and no refusal to take breath/blood alcohol test in two years. 3) No violation of driving privileges and maintain insurance. 4) Pay fine and cost within 120 days or appear. 5) Defendant to attend assessment for alcohol/substance abuse and abide by recommendations (may be completed at DIP). 6) Defendant to report to jail to serve 87 days jail, with work release permitted after serving 72 hours jail. 7) Defendant is to serve one year probation or until released. 8) Defendants imposed jail term and probation to run concurrent with case 2011crb193. 9) The court ordered license suspension modified upon proof of insurance and restricted plates and after 15 days to permit work commutation driving, probation and counseling and personal medical purposes. Defendant can apply for further modification of drivers license suspension after attending DIP, payment of fine and cost and passage of one year. If DIP is not completed any limited driving

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privileges will be revoked. Jennifer J. Sproul, 38, Columbus Grove, entered guilty to amended speed 64/55 fined $50 plus court costs. Count 2: defendant withdrew earlier not guilty plea and entered guilty to amended charge of NOL fined $50. Ledanial A. Mangas, 27, Findlay, pleaded guilty to charge of speed, found guilty, fined $50. Michael A. Belkowski, 68, Warren, Mich., entered guilty plea to amended speed 59/55 found guilty fined $50 plus court costs. Justin H. Stringer, 28, Columbus Grove, pleaded guilty to charge of driving under FRA/non compl. suspension, found guilty, fined $150. Dennis F. Gerdeman, 58, Ottawa, speeding, fined $50. David A. Averesch, 21, Leipsic, speeding, fined $60. Ryan Burman, 19, Pandora, seat belt driver, fined $40. Stephen J. Hire, 21, Ottawa, speeding, fined $60.

Dedication of Habitat for Humanity home set for Nov. 15 OTTAWA — The public is invited to the dedication of the third Habitat for Humanity home in Putnam County on Tuesday, Nov. 15. There will be an open house with light refreshments at 6 p.m. and a dedication ceremony at 7 p.m. The home was built in partnership with the Brandy Theis family and is located at 639 South Oak Street in Ottawa. The Theis home was made possible in part by a partnership with Putnam County Habitat for Humanity and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The home was built to Energy Star 3.0 specifications and

Enterprise Green Communities standards, making the home both energy efficient and a healthy place to live. “This is probably the healthiest home build in Putnam County,” said construction manager, Paul Recker. Enterprise Green Communities requires that homes be built with formaldehyde-free and low VOC materials. Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest 350 hours of their own labor (sweat equity) into building their Habitat home and the houses of others. Habitat houses are

sold to partner families as no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses. Habitat’s ministry is based on the conviction that to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ, people must love and care for one another. Their love must not be words only—it must be true love, which shows itself in action. Habitat provides an opportunity for people to put their faith and love into action. They bring diverse groups of people together to make affordable housing and better communities a reality for everyone.

Buyer Be Wise By Neil Winget, President Better Business Bureau serving West Central Ohio The promotions look very attractive and give you the impression that they are a “once in a lifetime” offer. We have all seen them on TV. Flashy, fast paced and insistent. They always remind me of the guys you used to see at the county fair, selling some kind of kitchen appliance that “slices, dices, chops and cleans itself.” Before you bite on one of these flashy TV offers, consider a few things: How much does it actually cost? One promotion that has been making the TV rounds lately suggests if you “buy one, you get one free.” The problem is,

after you pay the “shipping and handling” costs that are tacked on, you could have purchased three just like it at a local merchant’s store. How long does it take to get it? Shipping times can vary from six to eight weeks, sometimes longer, if you ever get it. Most of these companies wait until the TV promotions have run their course before shipping and in the meantime, they have your money. “You can only buy this on TV.” That ranks as one of the top three lies in the world. There are stores all over the place that either have displays of “things seen on TV” or go so far as to specialize in selling this kind of merchandise.

(It’s almost a guarantee that once you see the actual item, you will not be so excited about buying it!) Who are you buying it from? This is often hidden in the advertisement or in print at the bottom of the screen so small you can’t read it. The orders most generally have to be made via an 800 or toll free number. If you do not know the location or name of the company, it is difficult to get any problems resolved. Hidden costs, long shipping times, uncertainty of the name of the company, and especially, the big unknown factor, the product’s quality, all make for a good reason to not bite on this kind of “once in a lifetime” deal.

Putnam Acres holding silent auction PUTNAM COUNTY — Putnam Acres Care Center is inviting the community to share your holiday spirit by donating a decorated wreath in honor of a current resident or in memory of a former resident or loved one. A silent auction will be held with all proceeds donated the United Way of Putnam County. The guidelines are: • No bigger than 20 inches in diameter. • No live greenery. Lights optional but outlets will be

not be available to all. • Be creative. Consider a theme. • Wreath can be bought or made; old or new. • Deliver to Putnam Acres by Nov. 30. • Display will begin Dec. 1. • Wreath hangers will be provided. Silent auction bids will be accepted Dec. 12 through 9 a.m. Dec. 27. Winners will be notified by telephone. Wreaths may be picked up Dec. 27 through

Dec. 30 or by other arrangements. For more information or to participate in the display call Anne Schroeder at 419-523-4092 or e-mail paccanne@nwbright.net.

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$114 with interest and cost of suit taxed at $131 for which execution is awarded to Lima Radiological Associates. Soila Zapata, Leipsic, to pay judgment of $945.47 with interest and costs to RAB Performance Recoveries LLC, Paramus, N.J. Jennifer Hermiller, Kalida, to pay judgment of $164.52 with interest and cost of suit taxed at $95 for which execution is awarded to LMH ER Medicine Associates LLC, Lima. Justin W. Ford and Marie A. Ford, Ottawa, to pay judgment of $765.40 with interest and cost of suit taxed at $10 for which execution is awarded to Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lima. Julian Ayala and Letisia Ayala, Leipsic, to pay judgment of $148 with interest and cost of suit taxed at $115 for which execution is awarded to Imaging Consultants of Findlay. Small Claims Lyndsy McNamara, Columbus Grove, to pay judgment of $545.56 plus inter-

est and court costs of this action to Wannemacher Jewelers, Inc., Ottawa. Criminal George P. McGuire, 47, Lima, pleaded no contest to charge of falsification, found guilty, fined $1,000 and 180 days jail with $700 of fine and 90 days jail suspended on condition: 1) No similar offense in two years. 2) Defendant is on probation for one year or until further court order (concurrent with case 2011trc893). 3) Jail time to run concurrent to case 2011trc893 and defendant to report to jail to serve 87 days jail. Erick L. Eickholt, 27, Cloverdale, pleaded guilty to charge of persistent disorderly conduct, found guilty, fined $150 and 10 days jail with 10 days jail suspended on condition: 1) No similar offense or any offenses of violence in two years. 2) No contact with victim for two years. Danielle M. Wicken, 28, Leipsic, pleaded no contest to charge of dogs or other animals running at large, found guilty, fined $50.

Incidents An officer responded to a harassment call in Kalida on Nov. 2. A report of property damage was received on Nov. 4. The incident occurred on Road 20-S in Jennings Township. An officer responded to a dog complaint in Pleasant Township on Nov. 5. Fire Log Fire personnel responded to a fire call at Schnipke Brothers Tires in Jackson Township at 6:48 p.m. on Nov. 2. The scene was cleared at 7:58 p.m. Fire personnel responded to a fire call at Wagner Sawmill in Palmer Township at 5:13 a.m. on Nov. 7. Personnel cleared the scene at 6:29 a.m. Accidents Josephine A. Vennekotter, 51, of Ottawa, was traveling west on State Route

613 when her vehicle struck a deer on Nov. 1. Vennekotter was not injured. Jennifer A. Siebeneck, 28, of Kalida was eastbound on Road M on Nov. 1 when her vehicle stuck a deer. Siebeneck was not injured. Jacob B. Niese, 25, of Leipsic, was southbound on Road 5 on Nov. 1 when his vehicle struck a deer. Niese was not injured. Denae D. Mickey, 21, of Columbus Grove was traveling west on State Route 12 on Nov. 2 when her vehicle struck a deer. Mickey was not injured. Rolf Haenisch, 59, of Pandora was eastbound on US 224 on Nov. 2 when his vehicle struck a deer. Haenisch was not injured. On Nov. 4, Danny A. Harman, 60, of Columbus Grove was backing up to pull out after picking up

leaves on S. High Street. A vehicle driven by Carol J. Korte, 67 of Columbus Grove had pulled in behind the Harman vehicle. Harman did not see the Korte vehicle and backed into it. There were no injuries. On Nov. 6, Kyle J. Westbeld, 21, of Cloverdale was southbound on State Route 114, and turning left on Road M when he turned into the path of a vehicle driven by Christine M. Pease, 38, of Haviland who was traveling northbound on State Route 114. Westbeld was not injured. Pease was checked by Kalida EMS, along with her passengers, Madison K. Pease, 2, and Lynsey L. Pease, 5. Trisha R. Suever, 23, of Delphos was traveling east on State Route 189 on Nov. 6 when her vehicle struck a deer. Suever was not inured.

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UF Chorale presents ‘The Light of Christmas’ FINDLAY – The University of Findlay’s ConcertChorale will present “The Light of Christmas” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in the Winebrenner Theological Seminary TLB Auditorium. The traditional Christmas concert will feature both old and new seasonal carols. There is no cost for admission, but a ticket is required and seating is limited. Tickets may be reserved by calling the UF Box Office at 419-434-5335. Some familiar Christmas carols in the program include “Joy to the World,” “What Child is This,” “Good Christian Men, Rejoice” and “The Little Drummer Boy.” Three pop Christmas song arrangements by composer Mark

Hayes will be performed: “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” In addition, a parody of “God Rest You Merry Gentlemen,” with Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” as the accompaniment, will be featured.

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Recycling collection event nets 200 pounds of medication By Cortney Mumaugh Sentinel Correspondent OTTAWA – The Putnam County Medication/Recycling Collection Event which was held on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Putnam County Educational Service Center was a huge success. This event was sponsored and supported by the Putnam County Health Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Project S.A.F.E. - Safe Schools/ Healthy Students and the Putnam County Educational Service Center, ADAMHS Board, Pathways Counseling Center, Putnam County Coroner, Goodwill, Crime Victim Services, Putnam County Solid Waste

District, Putnam County Commissioners, village of Ottawa, Wal-Mart, Trinity United Methodist Church, OSU Extension/4-H and the Community Thrift Store. This three-hour event was a large undertaking that the community embraced. Putnam County Sheriff James Beutler said the event started as a medication recycling event. “This started back a year ago, on Sept. 25,” said Beutler. “It’s an idea I had and something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I know some other sheriff’s who have done it and it was very successful.” Beutler said once he announced his idea of a medicine take-back day, other

local agencies jumped on board to help out. With the other agencies came other ideas for recycling of larger items that are hard to dispose of like computers, cell phones, oil, electronics and batteries. He soon found out that he had to file an application with the Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA, and be approved before an event could be held. To his surprise, the DEA, once approved, would take care of transporting and disposing of the drugs, saving him a hefty bill should it have been contracted out. The events sponsored by the DEA have to be held on specific days which the DEA approved.

The first event, held last fall, was a good event, said Beutler. Many community partners were established. About 140 pounds of pills were collected last year, which was one of the largest in northwest Ohio for the DEA. The Kiwanis approached Beutler for another takeback in the spring during their annual health event. The DEA again approved the application. The medication take-back booth was in the building but Beutler believed that the public did not see them and know where the booth was. In return, they collected about 40 pounds. While a disappointment, it is still 40

pounds less on the streets. Beutler believes that the drive-thru benefit of this recycling event drew more people. There were stations set up throughout the parking lot of the ESC and people drove to the various drop-off points, recycling without having to leave their vehicles. Many volunteers were on hand to move the larger items like the scrap steel, computers and toys. This event was also highly advertised. Fliers were dropped off at local pharmacies to go in prescription bags. This time around, 200 pounds of pills were collected. “It’s phenomenal,” said Beutler. “It’s a huge number when you think of how much a pill weighs.” There were six people working at the drug take-back station during the three-hour event and the constant stream of people kept everyone busy. “It’s exactly what we are trying to do, get the unused, unwanted, expired prescription drugs out of the medicine cabinets and out of our homes,” stated Beutler. “We know that most of the abuse and (drugs) that are being taken/stolen and are sold out on the streets come from homes. There is more prescription drug abuse in the United States than there is all the other illegal drugs put together; whether it’s heroine, cocaine, crack. It’s available; it’s easy to get. It’s worth a lot of money. That’s been our focus. We’ve seen so many people just in the state of Ohio alone that have died because of prescription drug Staff photo/Cortney Mumaugh Residents from all over Putnam County came to dispose of a total of 200 pounds of unwanted medication overdoses.” Oxycodone, Oxycontin, on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the ESC. Vicodin and Percocet are

other drugs that Beutler warns about. “Every (pill) that we can take back and dispose of is one less that has a chance of getting on the street and being sold and abused,” stated Beutler. While this kind of abuse is not new, it is even harder to stop. It is common for people to “shop” for doctors, hospitals and pharmacies to get the drugs they want. Beutler said over the past few years they have been able to establish an Internet-based reporting system for doctors and pharmacies so that chronic abusers are tracked. He said the number of cases has gone down because of this system. In addition to the abuse risk, people who just want to get rid of the old medicines were just flushing them down the toilet, which the EPA discourages. Incineration is now the preferred method of disposing of medications. When takeback days, such as the three listed above take place with the DEAs approval, the DEA will destroy the drugs at no cost to the community. If you have medicines that need to be disposed of, Beutler offers some tips until the next community take-back day. “I would like to do two (take-backs) a year, as the DEA continues to do this. It’s a crime prevention. As long as the community supports it, we will continue. If you have (medicines) keep them secured and locked up. Look for advertisements in the spring and the fall for people who want to get rid of them. Then bring them to us, no questions asked and we will dispose of them properly.”

Leipsic Council discusses sewer fund to be in the black in 2017 LEIPSIC — Village council passed additional legislation as part of its continuing financial recovery plan with the aid of the state auditor’s office. Ord. 2688 and 2689 were passed unanimously Monday night that approved the recovery plan and its appropriations respectively. This follows on the heels of a Nov. 3 work session with Linda Miller and Esther Kelly from the State Auditor’s office who forecast that the village sewer fund

won’t be in the black until 2017 with an 11 percent annual increase in that fund. One of the steps cited that will help the overall financial picture is if village utilities are self-supporting. The council also convened the property review board to address two properties. Kurt Bell informed council that work on the brick west facade of Maag’s Hotel is underway and should be completed within the week. Council set a Dec.

1 deadline on those repairs. The owner of the West Main Street property has been contacted but has not responded. Council has agreed to allow 30 days for the owner to contact the village or the decision to repair or demolish will devolve to council. Luke Haselman, Kyle Stechschulte and Jason Whaley were approved as volunteer firefighters by Mayor Kevin Benton pending a physical. Fifty dollars in Leipsic bucks for village employees for the holidays was unanimously approved. Staff photo/Marlena Ballinger The Leipsic-area Chamber of Commerce requested the use of Bennett Park to host a circus to the voters from the on May 22, weather de- Senator Cliff Hite speaks during Monday’s Kiwanis Meeting held at Henry’s Miller City-New Cleveland School pending. Restaurant. Hite spoke to Kiwanis members regarding issues on this week’s District who supported me. Village offices will be ballot, specifically about the effects of Issue 2, regarding local government. closed Thursday, Nov. 24 ~ Julie Schroeder and 25 for Thanksgiving and the Fiscal Oversight Paid for by the Committee to Elect Julie Schroeder, Julie Schroeder Treasurer, 4829 Road 12, Leipsic, OH 45856 Commission will meet Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The next village council VAN WERT — The Nis- announce that a second again reaffirms his enduring meeting will be Monday, wonger Performing Arts show has been added for place in popular music with Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Center of Northwest Ohio Christmas with Kenny G on the June 29, 2010 release in Van Wert is pleased to Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 of Heart and Soul on Conp.m. Tickets will go on sale cord Records. Other career to the public for that show on highlights include albums, If sitting and standing is a challenge, Wednesday, Nov. 9 at noon Silhouette, (1988) Breathboth at the box office and less (1992), Rhythm and a little lift goes a long way. Heavy online at www.npacvw.org. Romance (2008), Miracles, Lift Me Duty chanis FEATURING: The Tuesday, Dec. 6 show is a 1994 holiday album and m • Full power lift and recline sold out. two other holiday albums in • Available in mini-petite, petite, In a recording career that 1999 and 2002 entitled Faith regular, wide and tall. Different spans almost three decades and Wishes. The December sizes fits almost everyone and Grammy shows at the NPAC will feaOPLOSS OUR Give the gift that keeps people up-to-date E23 N albums, saxophon• Simple hand held control Award-winning ture many of the songs off of SUNDA with what’s going on in the community by for push button operation Y S ist Kenny G has grafted elthese holiday albums, along E 12:ements giving them a subscription to the • Comes with side pocket and 00-4:0of R&B, pop and with his other hits to create a SAL N 0 arm and head covers O OW County Sentinel! Latin to a jazz foundation night of true musical enjoyWEPutnam SELL RECLINING SOFAS N • Great sitting comfort solidifying his reputation as ment. Print Edition---$37 annually and relaxation for new subscribers FOR LESS... the premiere artist in conThe Christmas with KenLarge Selection temporary jazz. Since the ny G shows are sponsored Print Edition---$3.75 for one month of Lift Chairs early ‘80s, his combination in part by The Lima News for new subscribers of unparalleled instrumental and WDOH Radio. Tickets In-stock from Online Edition---$25 annually chops and indelible melo- are $30 to $65 and available for new subscribers $ dies has resulted in sales of Monday through Friday from Online Edition---$5 for one month more than 75 million records noon to 4 p.m. at the box offor new subscribers worldwide (45 million in the fice located at 10700 State IN U.S. along) and more than Route 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio, RECLINING SEAT, CallARGEST Mark RanesSOFA, todayELECTION for LOVE more www.heringhaus.com www.heringhausfurniture.com information at 419-523-5709 ext. 245 or dozen climbs to the top of by phone at 419-238-NPAC SECTIONALS, CHAIR ALL OF ORTHERN HIOaBillboard’s contemporary (6722) or online at www. email mranes@putnamsentinel.com Monday & Wednesday 8:30-8:00 jazz chart. npacvw.org beginning this Our 103rd Year Our 104th Year Furniture Given these and other comWednesday. For more inforTuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30-5:30; Saturday 8:30-4 and Decorating Center mercial and critical achieve- mation about this and other Sunday 12:00-4:00 E. Main, Ottawa 419-523-4675 OPEN214 SUNDAYS 12:00 - 4:00 ments, one might think shows at the NPAC, visit the www.heringhausfurniture.com Kenny G is an artist with website, call the box office or 00027003 214 E. Main, Ottawa 419-523-4675 nothing to prove, but he once find them on Facebook. Mon. & Wed. 8:30-8; Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:30-5:30; Sat. 8:30-4; Sun. 12-4

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VAN WERT - The Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert has been entertaining crowds since it held its first concert on March 17, 2007. The 1,200-seat building took six years and $10 million to build and has quickly become one of the premier theaters in the Midwest, drawing season ticket holders from up to 100 miles away from its stage. In the past, the NPAC has played host to sell-out audiences for Broadway shows like “Annie” and the national tour of “Porgy & Bess” and “Fiddler on the Roof.” The fourth full season of entertainment at the NPAC has already begun but there is still plenty of entertainment left on the schedule for this season which does not end until May of 2012. Full-stage musical theater and guest speakers join popular musical and dance shows on the calendar, and five show dates between Thanksgiving and Christmas will make for a music-packed holiday season. On Nov. 6, a different type of performance will hit the NPAC stage. COACH - the untold story of college basketball legendary coach and sportscaster Al McGuire will appeal to basketball fans and non-fans alike. The show, written by sportscaster and friend Dick Enberg, will lead you into the inner secrets and private thoughts of this legendary coach. Also returning as a special event will be the Air Force Band of Flight on Sunday, Nov. 13. Led by Commander/Conductor Major R. Michael Mench, this show will be free admission but only with a ticket obtained from Times

Bulletin Media or NPAC Box Office. After Thanksgiving, the performances will come fast and furious as five holiday shows fill the schedule. Leading off on Nov. 27 is David Phelps, tenor singer with the legendary Gaither Vocal Band and a fine contemporary Christian artist in his own right will perform both holiday classics and brand new Christmas songs. Tschaikovsky’s timeless holiday classic, The Nutcracker, will be presented on Dec. 3 by the Ballet Theatre of Toledo. This presentation will feature a live pit orchestra and a variety of local dancers for two incredible shows. Three days later, Kenny G returns to the NPAC stage. The popular saxophonist who sold out two shows in Van Wert in 2010 is coming back to again tantalize the audience with Christmas music and his own variety of smooth jazz on Dec. 6 and 7. The music switches gears on Dec. 11 as another fan favorite in this area makes another trip to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. As promised, Ricky Skaggs is returning along with his family, The Whites, and their children to make a local stop on the Skaggs Family Christmas Tour. Then to round out the holidays, musician, author, radio host, and previous Entertainment Tonight co-host John Tesh will make his first appearance in Van Wert, bringing his successful Big Band Christmas show to town for a Dec. 17 performance. When 2012 rolls in, the phenomenal shows at the NPAC will continue. On Jan. 6, 2010 Country

Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year nominee Steel Magnolia will bring a high-energy show to the stage. The duo of Meghan Linsey and Joshua Scott Jones were also the winners of the second season of the TV show, “Can You Duet?” Then on Jan. 24, Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush will offer a positive message on how lives can be changed when provided with compassion, community support and educational opportunities. This special lecture series event is sure to be inspiring and encouraging. This year’s Valentines Day show features legendary country/pop music group, Restless Heart. The band who made 25 years worth of hits like “Bluest Eyes in Texas,” “Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong or Right)” and “I’ll Still Be Loving You” will hit the NPAC stage for an early romantic date on Feb. 11. Then how about a blend of Irish fiddle, dance and song with a Celtic twist? On Feb. 25, The Women of Ireland travel to Van Wert for a show that is not a typical concert. “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” The Tony Award-winning classic Broadway musical Fiddler of the Roof is coming to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center for two performances on March 3. The ways of old and the ways of the new collide, trapping milkman Tevye in a battle to keep his family observing tradition and remaining true to one another. The word about NPAC

audiences and the facility keeps bringing some artists back to town. That’s the case for crowd favorite Brian Culbertson who returns to Van Wert on March 17 for a smooth jazz show with his friend, Grammynominated contemporary jazz pianist, David Benoit. Childhood favorite Clifford the Big Red Dog will squeeze his way into the NPAC along with his friends Cleo, Emily Elizabeth and T-Bone on March 18. The pooch has a lesson to learn on his latest adventure - it only take a little to be big. It promises to be a great night for kids of all ages. The curtain falls on the fourth NPAC season on May 14, but not until one of the hottest Broadway musicals makes it’s Van Wert debut. In The Heights will bring a Latino energy in song and dance, showing in the end that it’s all about home, family and finding where you belong. All these performances are in addition to the already-released schedule for the Community Concert Series at the NPAC, featuring ROCKAPELLA, Capitol Steps (March 24), Livingston Taylor and the Voices of Unity Choir (Apr. 28), and Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show (May 11). Tickets for the entire Community Concert Series are available for one very affordable price. Tickets for single shows begin approximately 90 days prior to the show date. Specific dates will be available at the NPAC website at npacvw.org. Tickets can be purchased at the box office at the NPAC Tuesday-Friday 12 to 4 p.m. or call (419) 238-NPAC for more information.

equipment COLUMBUS – Armed with power tools and wrenches, more than 20 local ODOT mechanics are “suiting up” to inspect, test and fine tune each piece of snow removal equipment to ensure it is ready for battle this winter season. “Snow and ice removal is one of our core services and is vital to keeping Ohioans safe and our economy running each winter,” said ODOT Director Jerry Wray. “Our county garages do a great job to make sure our equipment is fully operational and ready to plow the roads.” Beginning this week, ODOT District 1 will perform its annual inspection of snow plows, trucks and equipment used in snow and ice fighting. The inspections will take place in each of the eight counties within the district which are Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. District mechanics will perform a 142-point inspection on approximately 120 snowplows, including brakes, lights, fluids and other important safety and mechanical items. “We’ve officially made the transition into winter mode when our equipment inspections are completed,” said Kirk Slusher, ODOT District 1 Deputy Director. “Winter brings out the best in our workforce because we enjoy serving the public by keeping local highways as clear of snow and ice as possible,” he

said. “Our mechanics implement a very strict inspection of each piece of equipment,” said Division of Operations Deputy Director, Sonja Simpson. “Winter readiness events are vital to our overall winter maintenance strategy to certify each snowplow, truck and spreader is winter ready.” Besides equipment, another critical element in ODOT’s snow-fighting arsenal is salt. Earlier this year ODOT was able to save nearly $2 million on its annual salt purchase – or roughly $2 per ton. The savings were realized thanks to a change in Ohio law which now gives ODOT flexibility to purchase salt from a variety of vendors, making the salt bids more competitive. This season, ODOT will have more than 3,000 trained drivers ready to clear snow and ice from nearly 40,000 lane miles of state roadways and bridges. State highways carry approximately two-thirds of the state’s daily traffic. The first snow storm usually seems to be the worst because many motorists don’t remember the winter driving skills they developed last year. Being a careful and informed driver is the best way motorists can travel safely, ODOT’s best advice: in Ice and Snow… Take it Slow. Up-to-the-minute road conditions are always available by logging onto www.BuckeyeTraffic. org.

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By Marlena Ballinger Managing Editor OTTAWA — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown pressed for a faster timeline on the Blanchard River Flood Mitigation Study during a meeting, held on Nov. 3, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District. Brown met with Deputy District Commander Martin Lewton, Deputy for Programs, Planning and Project Management Thomas Switala, Chief of Programs and Project Management

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‘So You Think You Can Sing’ Recently, Lima Shawnee High School hosted its first annual So You Think You Can Sing vocal talent competition where middle school and high school students competed first through try-outs and then a final show in front of three music professionals from the Lima area at Hugh Downs Auditorium. Last Saturday, Sara Schnipke (right) from Miller City High School, won the second place trophy, $50 and the People’s Choice Award with her guitar rendition of “Concrete Angel” and Sienna Gerdeman (center) from Columbus Grove High School won third place singing “At Last.” Also pictured is Haley Hogenkamp from St. Henry High School who won the first place trophy.

HEAP Winter Crisis Program in effect through March 31, 2012 PUTNAM COUNTY — The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Winter Crisis Program (WCP) is in effect now and continues through March 31, 2012. The Winter Crisis Program was created to provide financial assistance for a heating source to income eligible households that are threatened with disconnection of their heating source, have already had service disconnected, need to establish new service, need to pay to transfer service, or have less than a 25 percent supply of bulk fuel. The Winter Crisis Program provides assistance one time per winter heating season. To apply for Emergency HEAP, WCP there must be a face-to-face appointment with an adult household member. The household member must bring the following hard copy information to the appointment: income documentation for all household members over the age of 18 for the last 90 days,

a copy of each current utility bill for the main heating and electric utility source, proof of disability, social security cards/numbers for all household members two years of age and older, and proof of citizenship. Households whose gross income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible for the Winter Crisis Program. A household whose total income during the past 12 months is equal to or less than the following maximums may be eligible: family of one, $21,780; two, $29, 420; three, $37,060; four, $44,700; five, $52,340; six, $59,980; seven, $67,620; eight, $75,260; for more than eight, add $7,640 for each additional household member. Caseworkers are available in the four county areas to assist clients and home visits can also be arranged due to medical issues. The office locations are as fol-

lows: Hancock County, HHWP CAC office, 122 Jefferson St., Findlay; Hardin County, 950 Kohler St., Kenton; Wyandot County, 559 Warpole St., Upper Sandusky, and Putnam County at 1205 E. Third St., Ottawa. Appointments can be made by calling one of the following numbers: local Findlay area, 419423-3755 or all others call toll free 1-800-423-4304. Those clients in local Kenton/Hardin County area should call 1-419-6750031. To schedule a WCP HEAP appointment, callers need to leave a clear, short message, containing the client’s name and the telephone number you want called back. A call will be returned as quickly as possible, please only leave one message. More information is available by contacting the HHWP Community Action Commission at 419423-3755 or toll free 1-800423-4304.

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By Julie Carr Smyth Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters on Tuesday rejected a new law restricting the collective bargaining abilities of public employee unions in an unusually vigorous off-year election that drew attention across the nation. Voters also approved an amendment to the state constitution intended to keep government from requiring Ohioans to participate in any health care system. In local elections Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Akron's longest-serving mayor, Don Plusquellic, both Democrats, won their re-election bids. At a hotel ballroom in downtown Columbus, large screens showing the laborbacked opponent coalition's advertisements and clips of their rallies flanked the stage. With 56 percent of votes counted, the issue was being defeated by about 62 percent. Republican Gov. John Kasich said “the people have spoken” and that he would listen. Cincinnati firefighter Doug Stern said he hopes lawmakers would be willing to work with firefighters and other public workers should they try again to change collective bargaining. “We want the ability to sit down at the table,” said Stern, who has put in 15 years with the fire department. “We live in the communities we serve. We don't want them to do poorly.” In an interview after the polls closed, a spokesman for the law's defenders, Jason Mauk, said, “The reality is this discussion isn't over on Election Day.” An email from Democratic President Barack Obama's re-election campaign had reminded supporters that Tuesday's results affect national politics and urged them to oppose the law that

would have limited the bargaining abilities of 350,000 unionized public workers. On the health care issue, voters chose to let the state opt out of a provision of the 2009 federal health care overhaul, which mandates that most Americans purchase health care. The measure will have limited legal impact, as federal laws generally trump state laws, but backers hope it can send a message to Washington on opposition to the mandates. Opponents of the amendment said its broad wording could have unintended consequences on state health care laws. In another ballot effort, they rejected a move to allow judges to remain on the bench through age 75, keeping the age limit at 70 and potentially affecting 10 percent of sitting judges over the next six years. The fight over the collective bargaining law, Senate Bill 5, was expected to attract potentially record crowds of voters for an offyear election. In the county that includes Columbus, people lined up outside polling places before they opened, and voting remained steady to heavy, said Ben Piscitelli, spokesman for the Franklin County Board of Elections. “One precinct told me today that this looks more like a presidential election primary, in that it's heavier than the usual off-year election,” he said. The union law was the hot topic for 18-year-old Rachel Schultz and other students who waited five to 10 minutes to vote at Ohio State University's student union. Schultz, whose father is a police officer in Hamilton, said she voted to strike down the law. “He deserves the right to negotiate on his stuff,” she said. Others favored the limits on public employees.

“I think they should have to pay their fair share like the rest of us,” said Jane Boden, a non-union nurse and selfdescribed independent from Anderson Township in suburban Cincinnati. She said she felt safety forces used misleading advertising on the issue. “They pretend that if the issue passes, they won't be able to protect public safety,” said Boden, 64. “Those are fear tactics, and they are treating the public as though we are stupid.” The effort to turn back the bargaining law pitted unions representing police, firefighters, teachers, prison guards and other government employees against Republicans at the Statehouse seeking to limit labor's reach and reduce government costs. The measure, which appeared as Issue 2 on the ballot, would have allowed bargaining on wages, conditions and some equipment. It would have outlawed public worker strikes, scraps binding arbitration and prevents promotions based solely on seniority. We Are Ohio, the unionbacked coalition opposing the law, had significant leads in both fundraising and polls heading into Election Day, building off anger over the bill that prompted days of Statehouse protests earlier this year. The Ohio Secretary of State's office said no major voting problems were reported in the first half of the day, though several voter terminals at a suburban Columbus elementary school were briefly evacuated while firefighters checked a gas odor. Associated Press writers Ann Sanner, Andy Brownfield, Kantele Franko, JoAnne Viviano and Doug Whiteman in Columbus and Lisa Cornwell in Cincinnati contributed to this report.

Judges’ age limit stays at 70 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Ohio have decided against raising the age limit for judges from 70 to 75. They upheld a 1973 law that capped judicial age at 70, under the philosophy that age can affect judgment and therefore older judges

should be forced to retire. Defeat potentially affects 10 percent of sitting judges over the next six years. The issue went down despite the endorsement of Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, who appeared in ads supporting a yes vote. She argued people are now living

and working longer, and older judges offer valuable experience. Opponents included an association of county prosecutors. The ballot measure would have amended Ohio's constitution to allow judges to serve longer.

Ohio voters choose to opt out of health mandate COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Ohio have approved a ballot measure intended to keep government from requiring Ohioans to participate in any health care system. The constitutional amendment passed is largely symbolic, coming in response to the 2009 federal health care overhaul, a provision of

which mandates that most Americans purchase health care. Supporters hope it will prompt a challenge of the overhaul before the U.S. Supreme Court. The tea party and Republican groups backing the amendment say the Affordable Care Act was an overreach by the Obama adminis-

tration and Congress. They hope approval of the ballot issue will bar Ohio from instituting a state-mandated health insurance program like that of Massachusetts. Opponents argued state law can't trump federal law and that the amendment's wording could unintentionally jeopardize state health programs.

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Blabber ➤➤From A3 factories located in Lima, Findlay, Defiance and even Toledo. By June 1945, the war came to an end and our “boys” came home. There was no longer a need for the Blabber and the publication ceased production. The following are excerpts from the Blabber, giving people a peek at what life was like almost 70 years ago. April 1942: “We stand today, faced with the duty of serving our country in any way that our government suggests or requires. Today our boys are flung over this entire earth, some in Army, Navy and Air. We who are staying at home must do our part. One of the things we can do is purchase Defense Bonds and Stamps. The safety of our country and all that we hold dear is at stake.” January 1943: “This is not only a war of soldier in uniform, it is also a war of all the people and it must not only be fought on the battle field, but in the cities and villages, in the factories and on the farms, in the homes and in the hearts of every man, woman, and child who loves freedom. Buying war bonds will help.” February 1943: “Well, tobacco and cigarettes are going to be rationed at home. Already ground meats contain about 20 percent of soy bean meal, so we are getting down to rock bottom in this global war.” “Some big shot in Washington advises in order to help with the war effort and conserve, the farmer should take off shoes from his horses before he puts them in the barn at night. What next?” November 1943: “This is to men in draft age – There’s two things that can happen. You is drafted or you ain’t. If you ain’t you can forget it. If you is you still got two chances. You may be sent

to the front, and you may not. If you go to the front, you still got two chances, you may get shot, and you may not. If you get shot you still have two chances. You may die and you may not, and even if you die you still have two chances if you’ve been a good guy you have a chance of getting into Heaven; but Boy, Oh Boy if you haven’t been your jig is up, that’s the last chance so be careful.” October 1942: “My Dear Soldier: One of your first duties as a soldier is to take care of your health. The firmer that is, the better you will be able to do any service required of you. To preserve your health, you must try to lead as regular life as possible. Do not try to avoid your full share of labor, danger or exposure, where either is necessary or called for. Take every proper occasion for bathing your whole body and regard your personal cleanliness, no matter how much trouble it may give you. Take your food regularly as you can get it, and neither eat immoderately, nor go a long time without food, if you can avoid it. Especially be careful not to eat excess after long fasting. Try to preserve a cheerful and contented spirit, and encourage it in others. Bear hardships without grumbling, and always try to do more, rather than less, than your duty. You will have occasions to be patient more often than brave. The duty of a soldier is obedience, but beyond this you will cultivate a kind, respectful and considerate temper toward your officers. You are serving with a love for your country, and your cause, and with a determination to be faithful to every duty you have undertaken. You bear the name who to the end of his honored life never shrinks from duty, however painful, not

from danger to which duty calls. Be sure that you do not discredit it, neither by cowardice, by falsehood, by impurity nor selfishness. Remember always your home and your friends – those who will welcome your return with pride and joy if you shall come back in virtue and honor; who will cherish your memory if, faithful and true, you have given up your life; but to whom you disgrace would cause a pang sharper than death. Remember your obligations to duty and to God. And may these thoughts keep you from temptation and encourage and strengthen you in danger or sickness. And now soldiers, I commend you to God, and to the power of His grace. May God bless you and keep you. Think of your Heavenly Father in health and sickness, in joy and sorrow. Go to Him for strength and guidance. You are very dear to our hearts and your absence leaves a great place vacant in our community. If it be according to His will, may you come back to us in safety and honor, but whatever is before us, may His mercy and love be over with you, and His grace be sufficient for your and yours.” September 1944: “VDay will be celebrated in a solemn and thanksgiving manner here for the victory in Europe. Flags will be flying as soon as the good news is received. Let us not forget that our soldiers, where-ever they may be on V-Day the torture and want that they have endured so bravely. That their objective is homeward bound with an inspiration of unselfishness for justice, freedom and democracy. And pause in our duty in memory for those that have made the supreme sacrifice, a debt that cannot be paid in a material way.”

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There is no foolproof way to prevent diabetes, but steps can be taken to improve the chances of avoiding it: • Exercise. Exercise not only promotes weight loss but lowers blood sugar as well. • Lose weight. There is evidence that both men and women who gain weight in adulthood increase their risk of diabetes. Fact: 90 percent of diabetics are overweight. • Diet. The use of a diet low in calories and in saturated fat is an ideal strategy for preventing Type II diabetes. • Stop smoking. Smoking is especially dangerous for people with diabetes who are at risk for heart and blood vessel diseases. • Use alcohol in moderation. Moderation for men means no more than two drinks a day; for women, one drink is the limit. Choose drinks that are low in alcohol and sugar such as dry wines and light beers.

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If you have diabetes, your risk of a heart attack is the same as someone who has already had a heart attack. Both women and men with diabetes are at risk. You may not even have the typical signs of a heart attack. Other problem with the heart and blood vessels include:

When to Seek Medical Care Even if the patient is not experiencing any symptoms due to diabetes mellitus, the patient should have an annual eye examination. If the doctor notices any significant signs of diabetic eye disease or if the patient requires treatment, exams may need to be scheduled more frequently than annually. If the patient notes any significant changes in vision other than a mild temporary blurring, they should contact an Optometrist immediately.

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FOOT AND SKIN PROBLEMS

People with diabetes are more likely to have foot problems because of nerve and blood vessel damage. Small sores or breaks in the skin may turn into deep skin ulcers if not treated properly. If these skin ulcers do not improve, or become larger or go deeper, amputation of the affected limb may be needed. To prevent problems with your feet, you should: • Check and care for your feet EVERY DAY, especially if you already have known nerve or blood vessel damage or current foot problems. Follow the instructions below. • Get a foot exam by your health care provider at least twice a year and learn whether you have nerve damage Improve control of your blood sugar • Make sure you are wearing the right kind of shoes • Stop smoking if you smoke

NERVE PROBLEMS

Diabetes can damage nerves, which means you may not feel an injury until a large sore or infection develops. Nerve damage causes pain and numbness in the feet, as well as a number of other problems with the stomach and intestines, heart, and other organs.

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Benton ➤➤From A1 a lot of people’s minds, that we went and just built this reservoir on a whim. The voters of Leipsic are the ones that said they wanted the reservoir project to go forward. They are the ones who voted for it. The reservoir was under construction when POET first decided they were coming to Leipsic. The reservoir was already started. Some of the site work hadn’t been done yet but the property had been procured and we

had done a lot of the topographical stuff a lot of the planning. We had purchased a home on the corner we had to buy; we had done a lot of those things before POET even knew we were interested in them coming to Leipsic.” He also doesn’t foresee services being drastically trimmed. “At this point in time, even with our fiscal problems, we didn’t have to cut any services to the community whatsoever: fire department is still at

the same level, police department still has the same staffing, we’re still on the same schedule with replacing the police cars, we still have our canine unit, still have our swimming pool. We still pick up the leaves. We’ve cut really deeply into the skin but we haven’t cut down to the bone and we hope we don’t have to go that route. But if we did, I’m sure there’s something out there. But at this point it would be pure speculation on what that would be.”

Appeal ➤➤From A1 pate in internet chat sessions and to look at pornography. The theft charge was asserted because he was accused of depriving the village of services while participating in this activity. He was also accused of not returning several items that belonged to the Kalida Police Department. Separately, he was accused of theft after selling several firearms, owned by the Ottawa Police Department, without permission and only giving a portion of the money from the sale of the guns back to the village. In January 2010, Gordon pleaded not-guilty to both allegations but was convicted by a jury in Putnam County. The appeals court overturned the convictions because of insufficient evidence in the case. The judges stated in their ruling that, “Gordon main-

tains that the jury clearly lost its way and that its decision was against the manifest weight of the evidence. Gordon charges that the State presented testimony that was ‘unreliable, contradictory, self servicing and lacking in substance’ and also persuade them with clear facts.” Regarding the gun sales, the Appellant Court found that the offense of theft in office can only occur if the convicted does so on behalf of the office he or she is holding. The court ultimately found that Gordon was asked to sell the guns for Ottawa Police because of his expertise with gun sales, not because he was a police officer. Regarding the pornography charge, the court found that “presuming Gordon was the person who participated in the Internet chat sessions,” there was not suf-

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ficient evidence that showed he was unable to perform his job duties. The court said he could have been on a break or made up the time spent. Judge Stephen J. Shaw dissented in the appeal. He wrote, “I respectfully dissent from the majority opinion to reverse Gordon’s convictions for theft in office. Specifically, I find that the majority’s conclusions are, in many instances, based upon interpretations and speculation weighted heavily in favor of the defendant’s version of events, the credibility of which has been determined adversely by the jury.” In March 2010, Gordon was sentenced to serve a total of 21 months in prison and to pay almost $2,000 in restitution. He was released on his on recognizance pending this appeal.

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PUTNAM COUNTY — Unofficial results for the Nov. 8, 2011 General Election show that James Leopold received 1,269 votes earning the open position of Ottawa Township Trustee. Dean Rosengarten received 948 votes while Brad T. Ellerbrock received 662. Other local trustee races show Len Horstman winning the Jackson Township

PUTNAM COUNTY — A few Putnam County school boards ran opposed during Tuesday’s election, the results of the winners are as follows: Continental Local School District Chad M. Olds received 801 votes and Michael Zachrich received 566 votes earning them the two open seats on the Continental Board of Education. Kalida Local School District Gerald Vorst received 868 votes and Nicole Niemeyer received 786 votes earning them seats on the Kalida

➤➤From A1 “It looks as though we will have to do some major cutting,” Hovest continued after being asked about the newly defeated income tax. The new council woman, Jo Deskins was excited after learning she won a seat on Ottawa’s village council and feels the task ahead re-

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tain the services currently provided in this town,” said Deskins. Goecke gave some advice to his replacement by stating council should look at the votes on the income tax levy and decide if they would rather see cuts on the current standards of the village. In January, after council elects a president who will in turn become the next mayor of Ottawa, they will have the task of filling the vacant council seat. The votes for Ottawa village council came to: Jo Deskins..................724 Kevin Goecke.............608 Eugene Hovest...........716 Dean Meyer.............1,014 John Salsburey...........623 Mark Schmiedebusch.603

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In light of the defeat of Ottawa’s recent .65 percent income tax increase and if he sees a similar move in Leipsic Benton stated: “No I don’t right now. Because we’re currently at 1.5 percent. The one percent is where we get our every day operating money from. That’s what runs the fire department, police department, and all the different programs we have in Leipsic. That half percent is the money that goes to make the payment to the reservoir

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The Origin of Veteran’s Day

In 1921, an unknown World War I American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. This site, on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River and the city of Washington, became the focal point of reverence for America’s veterans.

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Similar ceremonies occurred earlier in England and France, where an unknown soldier was buried in each nation’s highest place of honor (in England, Westminster Abbey; in France, the Arc de Triumph). These memorial gestures all took place on November 11, giving universal recognition to the celebrated ending of World War I fighting at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month). The day became known as “Armistice Day”. Armistice Day officially received its name in America in 1926 through a Congressional resolution. It became a national holiday 12 years later by similar Congressional action. If the idealistic hope had been realized that World War I was “the War to end all Wars,” November 11 might still be called Armistice Day. But only a few years after the holiday was proclaimed, war broke out in Europe. Sixteen and one-half million Americans took part. Four hundred seven thousand of them died in service, more than 292,000 in battle.

Armistice Day Changed To Honor All Veterans

Realizing that peace was equally preserved by veterans of WW II and Korea, Congress was requested to make this day an occasion to honor those who have served America in all wars. In 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day. On Memorial Day 1958, two more unidentified American war dead were brought from overseas and interred in the plaza beside the unknown soldier of World War I. One was killed in World War II, the other in the Korean War. In 1973, a law passed providing interment of an unknown American from the Vietnam War, but none was found for several years. In 1984, an unknown serviceman from that conflict was placed alongside the others. To honor these men, symbolic of all Americans who gave their lives in all wars, an Army honor guard, The 3d U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard), keeps day and night vigil. A law passed in 1968 changed the national commemoration of Veterans Day to the fourth Monday in October. It soon became apparent, however, that November 11 was a date of historic significance to many Americans. Therefore, in 1978 Congress returned the observance to its traditional date.

National Ceremonies Held at Arlington

The focal point for official, national ceremonies for Veterans Day continues to be the memorial amphitheater built around the Tomb of the Unknowns. At 11 a.m. on November 11, a combined color guard representing all military services executes “Present Arms” at the tomb. The nation’s tribute to its war dead is symbolized by the laying of a presidential wreath. The bugler plays “taps.” The rest of the ceremony takes place in the amphitheater. Every year the President of the United States urges All Americans to honor the commitment of our Veterans through appropriate public ceremonies.

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Glandorf Elementary plants memorial trees GLANDORF — Two memorial trees were recently planted at Glandorf Elementary School. The first tree was planted by the Glandorf Teacher Association in memory of Mary Huber, a former teacher, who passed away last winter after a courageous battle with cancer. Huber spent 34 years at Glandorf Elementary teaching fifth grade for most of those years. The other tree was planted in memory of

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students generously donated $226. It was decided the tree would be planted at the new elementary school. The remaining money will be donated to Putnam County Hospice. The troop members who planned this special memorial are Kaitlin Brown, Claire Crumrine, Elissa Fought, Corrine Halker, Hannah Meyer, Madison Rieman and Erica Theisan and troop leaders Stephanie Crumrine and Sharon Brown. Photos submitted

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Halloween Coloring Contest Results Below are the winners and honorable mentions for this year’s Halloween Coloring Contest. There were over 113 entries! Look for our Christmas Coloring Contest in the Dec. 7 edition of the Putnam County Sentinel. Thank you to all who participated!

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Kalida’s Doepker, Grove boys finish well at state cross country HEBRON — Local run- ners enjoyed a good day at the Division III state cross country meet on Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Kalida’s Jessica Doepker finished eighth in the Division III girls race, while the Columbus Grove boys team finished seventh as a team in the Division III standings. Doepker, a junior, capped off a solid season by finishing in the top 10 and making an appearance on the awards stand at state. As a sophomore she just missed Jessica Doepker

making the awards stand as she finished 16th as only the top 15 runners in each division make the awards stand. On Saturday Doepker ran to an eighth place finish in a time of 19:06.51, which is her best time. For her efforts she earned first team allOhio honors for finishing in the top 10. Liberty Center freshman Brittany Atkinson won the girls Division III race in 18:27, while Coldwater’s Christina Seas was Staff photos/Brian Bassitt second in 18:29. Columbus Grove’s Alex Shafer competes in the Divi➤➤See DOEPKER/B2

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All-Ohio volleyball awards handed out LEIPSIC — Three Putnam County volleyball players and one coach were recognized by the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association as the All-Ohio teams were released for all four divisions. Leipsic senior Emily Gerten was named to the Division IV first team, while senior teammate Molly Ellerbrock was named ➤➤See OHIO/B4

Vikings defense dominates Redskins in playoff game

By Kirk Dougal Sentinel Correspondent LEIPSIC – The Leipsic defense smothered Arcadia in their first round match-up of the Division VI football playoffs last Saturday night, holding the Redskins to less than 100 yards of total offense on the way to a 51-0 Viking rout. The game did not start out like Leipsic was going to put up big numbers. After holding Arcadia to a threeand-out – something the Redskin fans would see seven times over the course of the evening – the Viking’s first offensive series ended Staff photo/Kirk Dougal with an interception. The Leipsic’s Cody Guerra (56) and Josh Turnwald (52) combine with another team- Redskins punted again after mate for a stop on Arcadia’s Tyler Bame (14) during their regional quarterfinal three plays and Leipsic was game Saturday night. The Vikings defense had a big game against the Redskins also forced to punt. Howevin their shutout win. er, the catch was muffed and

the chase for the football was on. After it bounced away with multiple players from both teams touching it, Leipsic’s Cody Guerra finally pounced on it on the Arcadia 31-yard line. Viking running back Trevor Schroeder took the ball on a sweep left for 11 yards and a late hit penalty took the ball down to the nine-yard line for a first and goal. Schroeder was lost to an ankle injury on the next play and the drive stalled at the five. Devin Mangus then came on to kick a 22yard field goal to give the Vikings a 3-0 lead. Taking advantage of that Arcadia mistake was all it took to get Leipsic rolling. “That’s kind of been our thing,” said Viking head

coach Joe Kirkendall. “We’re not going to give up a lot of big plays and eventually we’re going to get a stop or a turnover and the offense has done a real good job of taking advantage of those opportunities.” Leipsic’s defense continued to throttle Arcadia, holding them again to a threeand-out. After the ensuing punt, the Vikings took over at their own 49-yard line and went to work. Trevor Schroeder’s replacement at running back, Brady Schroeder, took the first hand off around the end for 14 yards. Quarterback Zach Kuhlman then hooked up with Nate Schey on a skinny post for a catch at the eight-yard line and a first and goal. Brady ➤➤See VIKINGS/B3

Eastwood’s team speed too much for Ottawa-Glandorf By Charlie Warnimont Sentinel Sports Editor PEMBERVILLE — Watching game film Ottawa-Glandorf could see the Eastwood football team had good speed. But seeing that speed on film and in person are two different things. Plus when you are able to use that speed in every aspect of the game it makes it difficult for an opponent to execute their game plan. Eastwood took advantage of their quickness Saturday night to break the big play on offense and on defense held the O-G offense in check as the Eagles rolled to a 31-0 win in their Division IV, Region 14 regional quar-

terfinal contest. The win sends the Eagles (11-0) to the regional semi-finals this week where they will face Columbus Bishop Hartley in Ashland. The Titans saw an excellent season end at 8-3. “Speed is hard to emulate in practice,” O-G coach Ken Schriner said. “That was the challenge, how do you handle things inside? You have to give them credit, they outplayed us in every facet of the game. They just execute everything. They were cutting inside and they made some nice plays.” Eastwood showed their speed three plays into the game when senior running back Zach Conkle took a

handoff and found an opening in the middle of the line before heading towards the left sideline. Once into the open area Conkle never slowed until he reached the endzone on a 65 yard scoring run just over a minute into the contest. The scoring run capped off a quick three play, 78 yard drive. “Third play of the game he takes it 65 yards and that was the number one thing we said going into the game we had to find a way to combat their speed, which obviously we didn’t do,” Schriner said. “And numStaff photo/Charlie Warnimont ber two we couldn’t give up Ottawa-Glandorf’s Caleb Siefker (10) looks for running room in the Titans rebig plays. How many big

PANDORA – Leipsic had a very successful volleyball season winning a pair of league titles and going through the regular season undefeated. The Vikings success helped them pick up two key honors from the District 8 Coaches Association. Leipsic senior Emily Gerten was one of two players to receive Player of the Year honors in Division IV,

while Viking coach Chelsea Rogers received Coach of the Year honors in Division IV. Leipsic went through the regular season undefeated at 21-0 advancing to the district finals in Division IV. The Vikings won the Putnam County League with a 6-0 record and they were 9-0 in the Blanchard Valley Conference. Gerten, a setter, was named the Player of the

Year in Division IV for the East region, while Rogers was named the Division IV Coach of the Year for the East. St. Henry’s Katie Hoying was named the West region Player of the Year, while Redskin coach Diana Kramer was the West Coach of the Year. Overall four players from Putnam County picked up first team honors in Division IV, while two more were

named to the second team. Gerten’s teammate Molly Ellerbrock was named to the first team along with Columbus Grove’s Anna Ricker and Pandora-Gilboa’s Megan Maag. Ottoville’s Megan Bendele and Kalida’s Halie Zenz were named to the second team, while Miller City’s Courtney Niese was named to the Honorable Mention list. On the Division I-II-III

side, Ottawa-Glandorf junior Kelley Selhorst was named to the first team. Seven Putnam County seniors will have the opportunity to play volleyball one more time this season as they take part in the District 8 all-star games on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at PandoraGilboa High School. There will be two matches that evening starting at 6 p.m. Playing in the Division

I-II-III all-star match will be Ottawa-Glandorf’s Michelle Ruhe and Jill Recker for the East squad. Playing for the Division IV east squad will be Gerten and Ellerbrock along with P-G’s Megan Hovest and Ricker of Grove. P-G’s Sarah Schroeder will help coach the East squad. Ottoville’s Bendele will play for the West squad ➤➤See AWARDS/B2

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Ottawa-Glandorf falls to Lexington in a shootout By Charlie Warnimont Sentinel Sports Editor LIMA — For the second straight game in the regional tournament OttawaGlandorf outplayed their opponent. Unlike the regional semifinals when the Titans were able to have a quick outburst of goals and secure a win

able to get their chances on goal outshooting Lexington 19-10 for the contest. Despite all of their efforts to knock a shot past Lexington sophomore goalie Kyle Dunlap, they were only able to manage one goal, that coming in the first half that tied the match. “It’s the way it goes sometimes,” O-G coach Mike Weihrauch said. “A couple of times we thought we had it and for whatever reason they called it back or whatever. Their goalkeeper you have to give him credit because he made a couple of incredible saves. It’s just one of those nights.” O-G’s first golden scoring chance came about 10 minutes into the match when junior TJ Metzger caught up with a pass and went at Dunlap one-on-one. Dunlap stood his ground and knocked away Metzger’s hard line drive towards the goal. Lexington’s Dillon Thomas gave the Minutemen a 1-0 lead with 19:15 left in the first half when he picked up a deflection and slipped a shot just inside the post to his left. Three minutes later O-G saw a chance to tie the match deflected away as Dunlap made a diving save to knock away another Metzger shot headed towards the corner of the goal. Staff photo/Charlie Warnimont That led to a corner kick for Ottawa-Glandorf’s Winston Fuetter (9) chases down a pass from a teammate as the Titans and a second shot Lexington defenders Mason Dray (14) and Brian Goodall (22) race back to stop attempt went wide. his run on the goal. The Titans lost this regional final game in a shootout. O-G tied the match at 1-1 with 14:30 left when Nate

Brickner knocked a shot attempt into the goal. Brickner took a pass and got behind the Lexington defense. Dunlap came out to cut down on Brickner’s angle but he was able to bounce his shot attempt past him and into the goal. The second half saw both teams have an apparent goal taken away by the officials. Lexington thought they had reclaimed the lead when they were able to get a shot by O-G goalie Nate Schmiedebusch. However, the Minutemen were called for offsides and the goal was waved off. Just before that, a Lexington player took a shot that was headed for the upper left hand corner of the goal. Schmiedebusch deflected the shot away which led to a corner kick for Lexington the defense was able to clear. With 14:17 left in the second half, O-G appeared to score after a wild scramble in front of the Lexington goal after a corner kick. The goal was waved off as O-G was called for goalie interference by the official. The Titans had five more shots on goal in the second half but could not convert any of them leading to overtime. The same was true in overtime as the offenses traded runs up and down the field only to come up empty leading to the shootout. In the shootout, O-G went first and were denied by Dunlap as Cory Imm’s hard shot to center of the goal

was knocked away. After Lexington’s Andru Switzer scored to give his team the lead, Metzger evened the score at 1-1 with a goal. Kevin Turner was next for Lexington and scored despite Schmiedebusch guessing correctly on which way he was shooting the ball. Schmiedebusch was able to get a hand on the attempt, but it was hit hard enough that it was able to deflect into the goal. Korey Niese took the Titans third PK and was denied by Dunlap with a diving stop to his right. Mason Willeke gave the Minutemen a 3-1 lead converting his PK before Matt Kaufman scored for the Titans making it 3-2. Lexinton’s Brian Goodall ended the match when he converted his shot. “We just tell our keeper to do the best he can, I’ll love him either way,” Weihrauch said when asked what kind of instructions he gave to his goalie. “You don’t want to put any added pressure on him because there’s enough pressure on him in the moment. You just make sure you are behind him either way. “I don’t think we ever got frustrated because the way they were coming you knew there was going to be another one. The way they were working hard, you just thought it was going to happen,” Weihrauch concluded.

brock, Ottawa-Glandorf. ➤➤From B1 Lifetime Achievement – Mary while Kalida’s Jeremy Sto- Lou Bruns, Marion Local. ber will help coach the West All-Star Match Rosters squad. Division I-II-III East Michelle Ruhe, Ottawa***

➤➤From B1 In the boys Division III race, Columbus Grove finished seventh in the 16 team field. The Bulldogs finished with 196 points, just 11 points behind sixth place Maplewood with 185. McDonald was the team champion in Division III with 74 points and Independence was second with 116 points. The Bulldogs were led by junior Jake Graham as he finished 30th in 16:42, while fellow junior Alex Shafer was two spots behind him in 32nd in 16:44. Freshman Colton Grothaus finished 76th in 17:19, while junior Grant Schroeder was 95th in 17:46 and freshman Jerry Kesselmey-

er was 97th in 17:46. Junior Nick Schmiesing finished 116th in 18:16 and senior Josh Stephens was 127th in 18:39. Versailles junior Samuel Prakel was the top individual in the Division III race winning in a time of 15:19.

,that didn’t happen Saturday. On Saturday the Titans and Lexington were forced into the penalty kick phase of tournament soccer to decide which team would win a Division II regional championship. Behind the play of their goalie, Lexington advanced as they outscored the Ti-

tans 4-2 in the shootout to post a 2-1 win at Lima Stadium. The win advanced the Minutemen (14-6-1) to the state semi-finals, while O-G closed out the season at 172-2. Ottawa-Glandorf didn’t quite have the advantage in shots they had in the regional semi-finals, but they were

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Hicks, Crestview; Claire Heitkamp, Marion Local; Abbie Joy, McComb; Abby Brunswick, St. Henry; Molly Ellerbrock, Leipsic; Bailey King, Parkway; Anna Ricker, Columbus Grove; Megan Maag, Pandora-Gilboa. Second Team Teysha Upshaw, Perry; Josie Winner, Marion Local; Dana Stucke, Minster; Angie Link, Lima Temple Christian; Megan Bendele, Ottoville; Haley Dillon, New Knoxville; Aspen Rose, Upper Scioto Valley; Madison Stuby, Arcadia; Halie Zenz, Kalida; Amelia Recker, Arlington; Ashley Heitkamp, St. Henry; Shelby Reindel, Delphos St. John’s. Honorable Mention Briana Herr, McComb; Kresana Ward, Cory-Rawson; Taylor Springer, Crestview; Taylor Elchert, Spencerville; Becca Harshman, Parkway; Courtney Niese, Miller City; Bailey Collins, Waynesfield-Goshen. Players of the Year West – Katie Hoying, St. Henry. East – Emily Gerten, Leipsic. Coaches of the Year West – Diana Kramer, St. Henry. East – Chelsea Rogers, Leipsic. Division IV All-Star teams East Emily Gerten, Leipsic; Devyn

Wilson, McComb; Megan Hovest, Pandora-Gilboa; Abbie Joy, McComb; Amelia Recker, Arlington; Molly Ellerbrock, Leipsic; Kresana Ward, CoryRawson; Courtney Ritter, CoryRawson; Jessica Hunter, Arlington; Tabbi Jolliff, Ada; Anna Ricker, Columbus Grove; Tricia Flanigan, Cory-Rawson. Coaches – Susan Rossman, Cory-Rawson; Sarah Schroeder, Pandora-Gilboa. West Margaret Wuebker, Marion Local; Katie Hoying, St. Henry; Danica Hicks, Crestview; Haley Dillon, New Knoxville; Bailey King, Parkway; Taylor Springer, Crestview; Abby Brunswick, St. Henry; Laura Schwieterman, Marion Local; Megan Bendele, Ottoville; Shelby Reindel, Delphos St. John’s; Halie Zenz, Kalida. Coaches – Diana Kramer, St. Henry; Jeremy Stober, Kalida.

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Speed ➤➤From B1 plays. How many big plays did they have? That’s a credit to what they are doing. They are not fancy, but they execute very well. They have patience. They played very well.” Although the Eagles scored quickly the O-G defense stepped up and shut them down the remainder of the opening quarter. Although the O-G defense was able to hold the Eagle offense, O-G’s offense was unable to answer with a scoring drive of their own. It took until their third possession of the game to get a first down as the Titans moved from their own 34 to the Eastwood 36. The drive stalled there after a penalty and negative yardage play had them facing second and 18. After an O-G punt pinned Eastwood at their own 17, the Eagle offense was able to break another big play as Zach Conkle made it a 14-0 game with a 77 yard scoring run. After forcing another Titan punt, Eastwood’s offense put together their first sustained drive of the game as they marched from their own 20 to the O-G 40. On a second down play from the 40, Zach Conkle found another opening in the Titan defense and raced 40 yards to the endzone as the Eastwood lead went to 21-0 with 6:28 left in the first half. Ottawa-Glandorf’s offense responded with a drive that took them from their own 26 to the East-

wood nine yard line. A 31 yard run by Caleb Siefker had O-G looking to put points on the scoreboard, but the Eagle defense had other ideas. After a six yard run by Tristan Parker to the Eastwood three, the Eagle defense stiffened, forcing O-G into a fourth down play from the two yard line. On fourth down, Siefker was hit behind the line scrimmage, and fumbled the ball with the Eagles recovering at their own four. In the final three plus minutes of the half the Eagles were able to drive from their own four to the O-G 24. After an incomplete pass, junior running back Isaiah Conkle took a handoff and raced around the right end to the endzone to make the score 28-0 with 15 seconds left in the half. “That was probably the difference right there,” Eastwood coach Jerry Rutherford said. “When we stopped them down there on fourth down, then we came back and scored.” The second half was a defensive struggle as there were only three points scored, those coming on a 37 yard field goal by Derek Snowden with 3:43 left to play. Ottawa-Glandorf had two sustained drives to start the second half. The Titans took the second half kickoff and marched to the Eastwood 29. After a four yard run by Craig Rieman on first down, O-G threw two incomplete passes before Siefker took

off on fourth down and came up two yards short of a first down. On their next possession, the Titans drove to the Eagle 11. On third down from the 11 Siefker dropped back to pass and threw a pass into the left flat where it was picked off by junior safety Skylar Dierker. The Eagles then put together a 13 play drive that led to the field goal. All 13 plays were runs as Isaiah and Zach Conkle and Alex Keyes shared the runs. “They were very physical and part of it was the speed of their linebackers,” Schriner said. “They were physical up front and I felt we were going to be able to move them up front. They did a good job of plugging and they stayed low. They were tough and hard-nosed upfront. Their defensive scheme really gave us some problems. Once we get into a hole and tried to dig out it’s awful tough on our offense being a running team and you need to throw the ball and get out of it is difficult on us.” “We were concerned because they run so much with the option, they can throw and Parker runs hard. They can do just so much” Rutherford said. “We felt they were going to have to run right at us and that was possible with the fullback (Rieman) they have and the line they have. We don’t change much defensively each week we just play our package each week.”

quick stop after forcing Leipsic to punt. The Vikings took over on the Arcadia 49 following the Redskins’ second punt of the second period. Devin Mangus took a direct snap for 12 yards and then Kuhlman scrambled for six. Schey had a key rush with a 10-yard run on an inside handoff out of the Wing-T set but it was Brady Schroeder again who finished the drive, this time from two yards out, for a 17-0 Leipsic lead.

Arcadia finally found its only life of the first half when Lucas Recker caught a 14-yard pass from Casey Mock for the team’s initial first down of the game at the 5:14 mark of the second quarter. Two plays later, Recker took the ball around the end for nine yards and another Redskin first. But the drive stalled after that and Arcadia was forced to punt with only 1:35 left to play before intermission. That was plenty of time for the Vikings. After they

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Ottawa-Glandorf’s Tristan Parker (24) and Craig Rieman (45) combine on a stop of Eastwood running back Zach Conkle during their Division IV regional quarterfinal playoff game Saturday. The Titans’ Brad Racer (42) is on the bottom of the pile.

Zach Conkle led the Eagles with 304 yards on 18 carries and Isaiah Conkle had 104 yards on 18 carries. Keyes added 49 yards on nine carries as Eastwood rushed for 460 yards in the game. “Zach had a great night,” Rutherford said. “That’s what we expect from him I guess. Any time one of the Conkles break through the line they can turn a five yard gain into a 60 yard gain. That’s pretty much how it has been.”

Parker led O-G with 50 yards on 12 carries and Siefker 47 yards on 12 carries. O-G finished with only 127 yards rushing, while Siefker was 11 of 21 passing for 123 yards and Parker was one for one for 17 yards. Jacob Leopold had four catches for 30 yards ad Parker caught three passes for 59 yards. ***

lost yardage on a rush and an incomplete pass, Kuhlman found Mangas for 13 yards and a first down with only 50 seconds left to go. Kuhlman went right back to Mangas on play action, faking into the line before hitting the receiver on a slant. Mangas split the defenders and he did not stop running until he crossed the goal line 69 yards later for a 24-0 halftime lead. Leipsic scored on the opening drive of the second half on a one-yard plunge by Schey and the Viking defense forced another three plays and a punt. After that, the only thing to be decided was the final margin. Leipsic’s other scores came on a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown by Derek Steffan when he jumped a dig route, Mangas caught a five-yard touchdown catch, and freshman Jordan Chamberlin got into the mix when he bounced a running play from the threehole to the outside and raced 57 yards for a score. After the game, Coach Kirkendall was very happy with the way the base defense played and how the offense picked themselves up when Trevor Schroeder went down. “We play a 4-3 and if we don’t have to change, Staff photo/Charlie Warnimont we don’t want to change Leipsic’s Brady Schroeder (2) follows the blocking of Caleb Barrera (14) during because our kids are very comfortable. Our linebacktheir playoff game Saturday night. ers were very disciplined

because with the wing-T and the motion, you’ve got to be able to handle different reads and different keys. We did a pretty good job of that for the most part,” he said. “(Brady Schroeder) is a senior and he missed the first five weeks of the season with a stress fracture of his hip. Last week for the first time he said, ‘I don’t hurt. Everything feels good.’ He played a tremendous game last week defensively and today he stepped in with limited reps and executed and ran tremendously hard with a good burst. I’m really happy with how he did.” Casey Mock was seven of 27 passing for 52 yards and one interception for Arcadia. He was also sacked five times for a negative 23 yards. Lane Mellott led the Redskin ground game with

➤➤From B1 Schroeder capped off the drive two plays later with a five-yard run, just getting the nose of the football on the goal line for the score. The Vikings led 10-0 as the clock ticked down in the first quarter. The first quarter was one Arcadia would like to forget, as they were held to minus 1 yard of total offense in the quarter. The second quarter started no better as they finished a three-andout and then had another

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29 yards on 11 attempts. Arcadia was only able to muster 93 total yards for the contest. They picked up seven first downs and were penalized six times for 77 yards. Leipsic’s Zach Kuhlman was ten of 20 throwing the ball for 190 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Brady Schroeder gained 103 yards on 17 carries, picking up two touchdowns. Jordan Chamberlin added 64 yards on three carries and a score. Devin Mangas carried the ball twice for 21 yards but more importantly stretched the defense with five catches for 107 yards and two scores. Leipsic will play McComb in the next round of the playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Tiffin Columbian High School at 7 p.m.

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Underwood talks to students about effects of drugs and alcohol By Charlie Warnimont Sentinel Sports Editor MILLER CITY — John Underwood has been involved with athletics most of his life. He started out as an athlete becoming an all-American and international level distance runner before turning to coaching athletes, several of which participated in the Olympics. Although he has moved away from the coaching ranks, he is still involved with athletes. Now his involvement with athletes is centered around traveling the country and talking with them on how to make proper choices to aid them in their training.

Last Wednesday, Underwood, founder and president of the American Athletic Institute, was in Putnam County talking with high school students from all nine school districts about the dangers alcohol and drugs have on the body and how they affect an athlete in getting the most from their body during training or competition. Underwood presented his program “Life of an Athlete” at OttawaGlandorf, Fort Jennings and Miller City during the day and to adults that evening at O-G. Although he spoke at just three of the schools students were bused in from the other school systems to

hear the message presented by Underwood. The program was sponsored by Project SAFE, a federally funded Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative written and managed by the Putnam County Educational Service Center. “I didn’t come here today to tell you guys how to live your lives, you have to figure that out for ourselves,” Underwood said early in the program at Miller City. “What I’m here to do is give you information to help you make better choices.” A lot of Underwood’s research was done on athletes while he was at the Olympic Training Facility at Lake

Placid in New York. And although he was looking to study various aspects of training and their effect on the heart or muscles he developed a second opinion to his research. “The most overlooked aspect of performance isn’t your heart or muscles, it’s your brain and central nervous system,” Underwood said. “Now we try to make people realize in all kinds of performances there are two kinds of performance, mental performance and physical performance factors.” Underwood said two of the biggest factors that can alter an athletes performance is drugs and alcohol. The use

of alcohol and drugs by an athlete during a training period or after a competition not only takes away what they have achieved but can hamper the body’s recovery time after physical exertion. A drink after physical activity can extend the recovery rate for the body or mind by an extra day. “The number one problem we have right now in the US, as far as lifestyle, is alcohol, no question,” Underwood says. “Social drinking in regards to physical performance and mental performance can shut down the brains activity and affect every system in the human body in a negative way. If your brain is impaired, there

is no way you can perform at an optimal level, mentally or physically. They think they are at their best, but they don’t even have a chance at being their best.” Underwood backed up his findings with a wide variety of slides shown throughout the program. The slides showed the affects drugs and alcohol have on the brain and how constant use of these items can shrink the brain over a period of time. Underwood’s message has been well received across the nation as he has spoken to athletes at 700 colleges and universities, as well as professional athletes and Navy Seals.

LEIPSIC — Leipsic has announced its plans for the sale of tickets to the Vikings regional semi-final football game with McComb. The game will be played at Tiffin Columbian High School at 7 p.m. on Saturday night. On Thursday, Nov. 10, tickets can be purchased in the auditeria during school hours. Tickets will also be available Thursday night

from 6 to 8 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 11, tickets will be available during school hours in the auditeria. On Saturday Nov. 12 presale tickets will be available from 10 a.m. until noon. Pre-sale tickets will cost $7. Tickets at the gate Saturday night will cost $9. Leipsic receives a portion of all pre-sale tickets sold.

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Kalida boys team headed to state The Kalida Wildcats U-14 boys soccer team won the Putnam County SAY West Division this season. Having won the local title, the Wildcats will compete in the state tournament this weekend in Cincinnati. Members of the team (front row, from left) are Riley Edwards, Jacob Kahle, Devin Giesige, Nathan Meyers, Trent Guisinger, Ryan Ellerbrock, Connor Niese and Kaleb Becker. In the back row are Greg Vonder Embse, coach, Nathan Vorst, Jordan Kortokrax, Adam Vonder Embse, Trey Webken, Alex Vonder Embse,Tyler Lehman, Austin Swift, Grant Unverferth and Michelle Schmitz, coach.

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Achievement Award from the association. Rogers just completed her second season with the Vikings as she guided the team to a 23-1 record this past season and conference championships in the Putnam County League and Blanchard Valley Conference. The Vikings finished the season as the third ranked team in Division IV.

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November 10 — The “American Civil War Museum of Ohio” at 217 S. Washington St., Tiffin, will be having a presentation by Jennifer Distel on “The Role of Women in the American Civil War.” Women on both the North and South played significant roles during the war. The presentation will be on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. You will also be able to tour the museum before (starting at 5 p.m.) and after (until 8:30) the presentation and admission all for the reduce price of $3 per person. Members are always free. Contact: (419)-509-0324. 12 — Findlay Service League’s Holiday Homes Tour and Christmas Market, Saturday, Nov. 12, from noon to 8 p.m. Presale tickets are $10, at the door $15, available from any FSL member of www.FindlayFSL.org. Also at Readmore’s Hallmark Books & Gifts, DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace and Coffee Amici. 12 — A Touch of Vegas starring Elvis Presley Jr. (actual son of Elvis Presley Sr.) and guest star Ann Flamingo, Nov. 12 at the Ottawa-Glandorf Auditorium, 630 Glendale Ave., Ottawa. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7 p.m. General admission only. Tickets $10 each. Proceeds go to the Henry Fought Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information and tickets call 419-615-5948. 12 — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of transcendent musical beauty on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Crouse Performance Hall of the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center featuring violin soloist Stefan Milenkovich. Tickets: Adults: $30 / $25; Students: $15 / $10; special discount ticket rates for Veterans and Service Members: $17. 12 — Come see the many shades of green in the world of moss and lichen. The Hancock Park District is hosting guest speakers Jim and Janet Toppin, members of the Ohio Moss and Lichen Association. Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon, participants will meet at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Discovery Center for a brief indoor introduction

before venturing out on the trails, with the Toppins, for a fall foray. Participants will receive handouts and should be prepared for weather and ground conditions; the foray can be conducted in light rain. This is an Adult Nature Education program, minimum 18 years old, and qualifies for Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist credit hours. Please contact Sarah Betts, Natural Resource Coordinator, sbetts@hancockparks.com, with any questions. Please register for this free program at the Hancock Park District Office, 419-425-7275, by Thursday, Nov. 10. 16 - 20 ­— Community Health Professionals of TriCounty will hold its 13th annual Festival of Trees, Nov. 16 through 20 at The Gardens of Wapakoneta, 505 Walnut St. The festival is open to the public with free admission, refreshments and entertainment. Festival hours are 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Pictures with Santa will be held Saturday, Nov. 19 from 2 to 8 p.m. 17 — The Meadows of Ottawa-Glandorf invites you to enjoy a Community Fish Fry on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $7 per meal. Musical entertainment by Country Gentleman will be at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Ottawa Senior Center. Chef Bob Greene will prepare a meal of fresh perch and a variety of side dishes. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the campus business office, or at the Ottawa Senior Center from now until Nov. 16. 17 & 18 — Ottawa Senior Citizen Holiday Bazaar. 17 — Fort Jennings School will hold a multivendor Quarter Auction on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the high school auditeria. Come early to do some Christmas shopping. Many venders will be present including: Thirty One, Mary Kay, Usborne Bolos, Just Judy Beads, LP Bows, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Uppercase Living and many more. Bring a roll of quarters or two and be prepared to bid. There will be a chance to win big prizes for

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Thursday’s menu includes homemade chicken noodle soup, beef sandwiches, hot dogs, southern style hot dogs plus homemade des-

as little as a quarter. Bidding paddles are $3 each or two for $5. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and food and snacks available. Proceeds will benefit the Ft. Jennings High School Post Prom activities. 19 — The Clazel Theatre, 127 N. Main St., Bowling Green, 419-353-5000 will host Reel Big Fish on Saturday Nov. 19 — doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance / $35 day of show. You can purchase tickets Wednesday Oct. 26 at Finders in BG, Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Clazel.net or The Clazel Thursday through Saturday after 7 p.m. Online tickets: http://wbgufm.ticketleap. com/admin/events/reel-bigfish/details. 22 — The “American Civil War Museum of Ohio” will be having a one hour program by Kimm Williams on “The 5th United States Colored Infantry” on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Williams is a member and reenactor of the 5th USCI and historian on the unit and lifelong resident of Toledo. The presentation will discuss the participation of Black Federal/Union soldiers during the Civil War with a focus on the 5th USCI that was formed mostly with Free Blacks from the State of Ohio. The museum will be open from 5 until 8:30 p.m. Remember, members are always free. Please contact the museum at (419)-509-0324 for additional information. 23 — Putnam County HomeCare and Hospice Agency along with the Agency’s Professional Advisory Committee is sponsoring a bake sale the day before Thanksgiving. The proceeds will benefit the various programs of Putnam County HomeCare and Hospice. All types of delicious homemade goodies will be available. Also, they will again have 50/50 tickets available with three winners. The bake sale will be held Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Putnam County HomeCare and Hospice office at 139 Court St., Ottawa. The office has moved up to the third floor but the bake sale will be on the first floor, (entrance from Main Street). Hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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FINDLAY — The Findlay Art League is offering an adult class in watercolor by photo realistic Laura Barnhardt Corle. These watercolor classes, starting in January 2012, make this class a perfect Christmas gift to give to a loved one or even yourself. Students can work at their own level from beginning to advanced. The eight week sessions of two hour classes, from 7 to 9 p.m. will start Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Find-

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BLUFFTON — The Dough Hook of Bluffton is planning its third Annual “Cans For Cookies”. The week of Nov. 15 through 19 bring in your canned goods and get a cookie for each item donated. Bring in 12 items and get a dozen free cookies! All donated food will be given to the Bluffton Food Pantry. Please help fill their shelves! The Dough Hook is located at 117 North Main St., Bluffton.

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Ft. Jennings High School Class of 1951 met recently to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their graduation. Present were (front from left) Mildred German Schroeder, Alice Krietemeyer Lammers, Annette Schimmoeller Hilvers and Georgia Nichols Thines; and back, Art Schramm, Mabel Calvelage Berelsman, Mary Ricker Knueve and Don Ostendorf; Unable to attend were Don Ehrnsberger, Franz Hilger, Mary Lou Saum Merschman, Betty Meyer and Donna Metzger Strominger. Deceased members of the class are Marie Allemeier Brendle, Janet Wieging Brown, Eugene Ricker, Len Recker and Felix Fenbert.

LIMA — The Area Agency on Aging 3 Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the AAA 3 Conference Room located at 200 East High Street, third floor, Lima.

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Kleman — A son, Noah Alan Michael Kleman, was born Sept. 20, 2011, to Chris Kleman and Kelle Archibald, of Risingsun, in Blanchard Valley Hospital. Maternal grandparents are Dave and Claire Archibald of Risingsun. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Becky Kleman of Rising-

sun. Great grandmother is Karen Reynolds. Geckle — A girl, Allison Marie, was born Nov. 2, 2011, at Fulton County Hospital in Wauseon, to David and Rachel Geckle. Grandparents are Fred and Alice Allen of Wauseon, and Jim and Pat Geckle of Ft. Jennings.

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OTTAWA — Army Pfc. Dylan E. McFarland has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and

battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. McFarland is the son of Janet and Patrick McFarland of Ottawa. He is a 2011 graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School.

Patrick and Lindsay Langhals Lindsay McMichael of Spencerville, and Patrick Langhals of Columbus Grove were married May 5, 2011, on Higgs Beach in Key West, Fla. Parents of the couple are Roger and Deb McMichael of Spencerville and Dave and Deb Langhals of Columbus Grove. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Maid of honor was Kelly Voice, sister of the bride. Best man was Mike Sautter, brother-in-law of the groom. A reception was held at Salute at the Beach in Key West and at the bride’s parents home in Spencerville. The couple now reside in Columbus Grove. The bride is a graduate of Spencerville High School and Ohio Northern University. She is employed by Charles River Laboratories in Spencerville. The groom is a graduate of Columbus Grove High School. He is employed by the Allen County Engineer’s Office.

Rhodes State offering winter quarter classes in Putnam County LIMA – Rhodes State College is proud to announce its winter quarter offerings held at the Putnam County Educational Service Center in Ottawa. The following classes will be held Jan. 3 through March 19, 2012 (unless otherwise noted). BHS 139 Medical Terminology held on Mondays, 5:30 to 8:20 p.m. Terminology pertaining to the treatment of disease, including standard abbreviations, anatomic, diagnostic, symptomatic, eponymic, laboratory, pathologic, radiology, anesthetic, operative and drug terms. COM 111 English Composition held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 3:20 p.m. Practice of sound organization and effective expression of ideas in original expository and argumentative compositions as well as the research paper. Extensive discussion of rhetorical modes and editing techniques. COM 211 Public Speaking held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. The analysis, formation, organization, development and delivery of ideas and attitudes within contemporary issues by means of audience analysis and dialogue. Various rhetorical modes and group projects are also included. MTH 045 Algebra held on Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 to 10:20 a.m. Algebra with basic geometry and basic right triangle trigonometry.

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Topics include linear equations, applications, factoring, algebraic fractions, exponents, graphing, basic geometry and basic right triangle trigonometry. This is a credit course and will be counted in student’s grade point average; however, it will not count toward graduation requirements or as an elective substitute. SDE 101 First Year Experience held on Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:50 p.m. An introduction to Rhodes State College with emphasis on assessment and development of the academic, interpersonal and life management skills necessary to function within the college environment and a global society. CPT 106 Intermediate Computer Apps held on Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. This course will be taken by health majors and is designed to teach the students to become proficient doing the following tasks: research using the internet and search engines, intermediate and advanced features in Windows, advanced topics using Microsoft PowerPoint and advanced topics in Microsoft Word. Classes begin Jan. 3, 2012. Tuition is only $98.07 per credit hour (some additional fees may apply). Students interested in applying, should contact Melissa Thomas at (419) 995-8423 or visit www.rhodesstate. edu/putnamcounty.

Marriages

Elizabeth Ann Baxter, 36, Findlay, sales, and Raymond Lee Harner, 42, Columbus Grove, sales. Rachel Mae Krohn, 30, Pandora, nurse, and Andrew Charles Zuercher, 29, Pandora, self-employed. Sierra Nikole Sturgeon, 26, Ottoville, lab tech., and Michael Shane Slusser, 37, Ottoville, engineer. Andrea Marie Pina, 41, Leipsic, laborer, and Saul Trinidad Flores, Jr., 40, Leipsic, laborer.


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Joel Pollitz to preach at New Creation OTTAWA — OttawaGlandorf High School class of 2007 graduate and University of Toledo fifth year senior, Joel Pollitz, will be serving as the guest preacher for the New Creation Lutheran Church’s weekend services of worship, Saturday, Nov. 12 (5 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 13 (10 a.m.). Initially, back in 2007 when Pollitz began studies as a UT Rocket, he chose to pursue an undergraduate degree in business but then eventually made the decision to switch his major to social work. Scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2012, Pollitz will have a minor in business to accompany his social work degree. Pollitz has been heavily involved in the Campus Crusade for Christ Ministry at UT and during the 201011 year served as the Mas-

ter of Ceremonies for the weekly “CRU” gathering on the campus. In addition, Pollitz has been instrumental in the formation of a prayer network, where students come together to pray with and for one another at the center of the campus on Wednesday and Sunday evening. On the side, Pollitz is a big fan of Christian Rap Music and disc golf and often plays the Ottawa Memorial Park Disc Golf Course when he’s home. For the past two summers, Pollitz has worked on the staff at Miracle Camp located in southwestern Michigan. During spring break of 2011, Pollitz spent a week in southwest Asia experiencing Christian outreach from a more global perspective. In the summer of 2009, Pollitz participated in a summer mission outreach

with Campus Crusade that took him to Virginia Beach, Va. At this point in his life, Pollitz is prayerfully considering the direction for this future, perhaps securing employment in the social work field or some form of Christian Ministry, or both. Pollitz is the son of Pastor Ken and Linda Rae Pollitz, in Ottawa. New Creation seeks to live out the mission of being a “place to find God seeking you” and also a welcome place where “no perfect people are allowed!” New Creation Church is located on the eastern edge of Ottawa at 8127 E. Main Street. If people have more questions, they may call 419-523-6250 or check out the web site at www.newcreationottawa.org.

Holy Rosary Cathedral holding ‘With Open Hearts’ summit TOLEDO — The public is invited to attend “With Open Hearts,” the second annual Theology of the Body of Northwest Ohio summit on Saturday, Nov. 19. The event will take place at Holy Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Boulevard, Toledo, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 per person or $15 per couple, which includes lunch. It is sponsored by Theology of the Body Advocates  of Northwest Ohio along with the Marriage and Family Life Office of the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. Theology of the Body is a series of teachings by the late Pope John Paul about what God has revealed about Himself in and through the human body, which includes an under-

standing of the truth about love, sex, marriage, family and the meaning of life. The day will consist of Mass with Father Dave Nuss, presider, and presentations by: • Dr. John Wood, marriage prep and high school religious education teacher, All Saints Parish, New Riegel, “The Culture vs. The Church, Why we Need Theology of the Body” • Kelly Reed, chair of theology department, Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, “Teaching Theology of the Body to Youth” • Fr. John Miller, pastor of Holy Trinity Parish, Bucyrus, and St. Joseph Parish, Galion, “Theology of the Body and the Call to Love” • Andrew Reinhart, pastoral associate of administra-

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OTTAWA - GLANDORF OTTAWA MISSIONARY CHURCH 2031 E. Main St., Ottawa Rev. Marshall Metzger Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Morning worship—10:30 a.m. Sunday eve service—6 p.m. Wed. evening Bible study — 6 p.m.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OF BELIEVERS 1604 E. Main St., Ottawa Pastor Larry Bibler Sunday Worship—9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study — 7 p.m. TRINITY UNITED METHODIST 137 N. Pratt St., Ottawa Rev. Lynda Lockwood Morning worship—10:30 a.m..

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FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH 8115 E. Main St., Ottawa Rev. Dennis Coates Sunday School—10 a.m. Morning worship—11 a.m. Evening service — 7 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting — 7 p.m. Ottawa PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. Steve Elderbrock 150 N. Oak St., Ottawa Breakfast - 9:00 a.m. Sunday School—9:30 a.m. Morning Worship—10:45 a.m. STS. PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH 307 N. Locust St., Ottawa Fr. Matthew Jozefiak C.PP.S. Fr. Alfons Minja, C.PP.S. Masses — 5 p.m., Saturday; 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Sunday ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH North Main Street, Glandorf Fr. Tony Fortman Masses— 4:30 p.m., Saturday; 8 & 10:30 a.m., Sunday KALIDA ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Fr.. Mark Hoying Masses— 4:30 p.m., Saturday; 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sunday KALIDA FAMILY OUTREACH CENTER 404 West Northland Dr., Kalida Rev. James Swihart Sunday worship — 9:30 a.m. (With Children’s Church) THOMPSON PRIMITIVE BAPTIST Route 115, south of Kalida Elder Mark Pitney, 4th Sunday of each month— 10:30 a.m. LEIPSIC-BELMORE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) 120 S. Poplar St., Leipsic Rev. Tim Eding Children’s Sunday School — 9 a.m. Adult Fellowship — 9 a.m. Morning worship — 10 a.m. Youth Refuge, 2nd and 4th Sundays — 6 p.m. ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH 318 State St., Leipsic Fr. George Wenzinger Masses— 4:30 p.m., Saturday; 8 & 10 a.m., Sunday; Spanish language Mass, 11:30 a.m., first and third Sundays of month LEIPSIC CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 318 E. Sugar St., Pastor Chris Riffle Sunday School— 10 a.m. Worship Service— 10:50 a.m. Small Group Ministry—6 p.m. Wednesday Bible study — 7 p.m. Kid’s Club — 7 p.m.

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Catholic Ladies of Columbia plan Mass of Appreciation OTTAWA — The Catholic Ladies of Columbia Council #7 have planned a Mass of Appreciation at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in appreciation of all veterans and members of the military and

their families, volunteer fire department, police department, Putnam County Sheriff Department, Putnam County E.M.S., Putnam County Home Health/ Hospice and the Putnam County Health Department.

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH 7 W. Main St., Leipsic Rev. George Zornow Sunday School—9 a.m. Morning Worship—10:00 a.m. FOUNTAIN OF LIFE PENTECOSTAL Road 5F, Leipsic Pastor Jose Zamora Sunday School—10 a.m. - 12 noon Sunday worship/prayer serv —3 p.m. Wed. worship prayer service—6 p.m. Greater Leipsic Multi-site parish Rev. Bill Patterson Rev. Tom Graves Rev. Amy Haines LEIPSIC UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 127 W. Main St., Leipsic Sunday School—9 a.m. Morning worship—10:15 a.m. NEW HOPE BETHEL UNITED METHODIST Route 109 and Road B, Leipsic Sunday School — 9:45 a.m. Morning worship — 10:30 a.m. GILBOA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 102 Franklin St., Gilboa Sunday School — 9:30 a.m. Morning worship — 10:30 a.m. OAKDALE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 24994 Hancock-Wood Co. Line Rd., Deshler Morning worship — 9 a.m. Sunday School — 10 a.m. NEW BEGINNINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 140 E. Maple St., Deshler Sunday School — 10:30 a.m. Morning worship — 9:00 a.m. NEW BEGINNINGS MINISTRIES 112 Main Street Rev. Alex Gallardo HARVEST FELLOWSHIP F-288 S.R. 109 Hamler, Ohio 43524 Located 1 mile north of Hamler 419-274-2195 Pastor James Erven Sunday worship —10 a.m. Wed. evening Bible study—7:30 p.m. Children’s Ministry & Nursery at all services

DUPONT — Dupont Church of the Brethren will hold a Revival on Sunday, Nov. 13 through Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. They will have special music and child care, open to the public. Bob Wollam is currently the Pastor of Community

and Missional Life at Engedi Church in Holland, Mich. He will be speaking on a series entitled “The Disciple”, which is a look at what it means to authentically follow Christ in today’s world. A few topics include: • The Cost of The Disciple • The Humility of The

COLUMBUS GROVE CHRISTIAN CHURCH 105 S. Broadway St., Col. Grove Sunday School— 9:15 a.m. Morning worship— 10:30 a.m. Sunday Prayer service—5:30 p.m. Sunday Contemporary Service — 7:30 p.m.

ST. JOHN MENNONITE CHURCH Road 4 at Route 12, Pandora Pastor Lynn Thompson Sunday services—8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. Sunday School—9:45 a.m. Wednesday : Pioneer Clubs, Jr. High Bible Studies & Sr. High Small Groups – 7 p.m.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 210 S. High St., Col. Grove Pastor Harry Tolhurst Sunday Worship— 9:30 a.m. Children’s Church during Worship Adult Study at 10:45 a.m.

PANDORA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 108 E. Washington St., Pandora Rev. Duane Kemerley Sunday School—8:30 a.m. Morning worship — 9:30 a.m.

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 224 S.Elm St., Col. Grove Rev. Michael Whitman Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Morning worship— 10:15 a.m. VAUGHNSVILLE COMMUNITY CHURCH Findlay Street, Vaughnsville Rev. Tom Brown Sunday school — 9 :30 a.m. Sunday worship—10 :30 a.m. OTTAWA RIVER CHURCH OF GOD 18906 Road 18-R, Rimer Pastor Mark Walls Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Morning worship—10:30 a.m. OTTOVILLE-FT. JENNINGS IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH Ottoville Fr.. John Stites Masses—4:00 p.m., Saturday; 10:30 a.m. Sunday ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH Main & Second Streets Ft. Jennings Fr.. Joseph Przybysz Masses – 5 p.m., Saturday; 7:30 and 9:30 a.m., Sunday

GILBOA PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD 3695 US 224, Gilboa Pastor Wayne Baldridge Nursery Available Morning worship — 10:00 a.m. Sunday evening worship — 6 p.m. Thursday Bible Study— 7 p.m.

DUPONT-CLOVERDALE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN Route 634 & Road I-18, Dupont Rev. Terry Porter Sunday School—9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship—10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening—7 p.m. DUPONT CHURCH OF GOD Maple and Grove Sts., Dupont Rev. Paul Carder Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship— 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening praise— 7 p.m. (Every fifth Sunday of month.) Wednesday Bible Study and Kids Club— 7 p.m.

HARVEST ASSEMBLY 164 Main St., West Leipsic 419-943-7477 Pastor Nestor Reyes Adult Fellowship bible study —Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday worship—11 a.m. Youth & Children’s church —11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study & Children Church, nursery available—6:30 p.m. Spanish Service every Sunday 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday Youth Bible Study — 6:30 p.m.

EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH 8905 Col. Grove-Bluffton Road Rev. Charles Warren Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship—10:30 a.m. Wed. eve service — 7 p.m.

CONTINENTAL AREA CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH South Main Street, Continental Rev. Charles Eagle Sunday School — 9:15 a.m. Morning worship— 10:30 a.m.

TRI-COUNTY FAMILY ASSEMBLY OF GOD 835 N. Main, Bluffton Pastor Terry Hunt Evening Service—6:30 p.m. Wed. Bible study — 7 p.m. Wed. Royal Rangers — 7 p.m. Wed. Impact Girls — 7 p.m.

ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Continental Fr. Mark Hoying Mass — 9:30 a.m., Sunday

MILLER CITY-NEW CLEVELAND ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH Miller City Fr. Stephen Schroeder Masses— 4:00 p.m., Saturday; 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

PANDORA-GILBOA GRACE MENNONITE CHURCH 502 E. Main St., Pandora Pastor Dennis Schmidt Sunday School — 9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship— 10:30 a.m.

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH Route 109 New Cleveland Fr. Stephen Schroeder Masses— 7 p.m., Saturday; 8:30 a.m., Sunday

PANDORA MISSIONARY CHURCH Rev. Sam Ochstein 300 Rocket Ridge Rd., Pandora Sunday School— 9 a.m. Morning Worship—10 a.m. Wed. Evening — 7 p.m. Bible Study & Prayers Sat. Morning — 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study

ST. ANTHONY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH 520 W. Sycamore St., Col. Grove Fr. Tom Extejt Masses—4:30 p.m., Saturday; 8:30 and 11 a.m., Sunday

RILEY CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Mark Hollinger Morning worship— 11:15 a.m.

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ST. BARBARA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Main Street, Cloverdale Fr. John Stites Masses — 5:30 p.m., Saturday; 8 a.m., Sunday BREAKTHROUGH HARVEST CHURCH 19072 Rd I-17, Cloverdale Pastor Jerry Meyer Sunday worship—10 a.m. Tuesday service—7 p.m.

PANDORA CHURCH OF CHRIST Monroe St., Pandora Rev. Steven C. Holbrook Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Morning worship — 10:30 a.m. Wed. prayer meet—7 p.m.

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LIVING WATER OUTREACH MINISTRIES Gilboa Evangelist Mark Rayle, 456-3105 Street, jail, prison outreach

BLUFFTON ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Elm & Spring Sts., Sister Carol Inkrott (Pastoral leader) Fr.. Tim Ferris, chaplain Masses— 4 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday

COLUMBUS GROVE VAUGHNSVILLE ST. JOHN’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 205 N. High Street, Columbus Grove Pastor Gary Ginter Sunday School—9:30 a.m. Morning worship—10:30 a.m.

The CLC encourages participation by members of these organizations at this Mass and they pray for the continued success of all their work as they safeguard and protect the people dependent on their services.

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NEW CREATION LUTHERAN 8127 E. Main St., Ottawa Pastor Kenneth Pollitz Saturday Evening Alive Worship – 5 p.m. Sunday Learning Hour (for all ages) – 8:45 a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship – 10 a.m.

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CONTINENTAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rice and Main Sts, Continental Pastor Charles Schmunk Sunday School— 9:00 a.m. Morning worship—10:00 a.m. CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH Continental Rev. Jerald Rayl Sunday School — 10:30 a.m. Morning worship — 9:30 a.m. NORTH MT. ZION CHURCH SR 613/Co. Rd 18, Continental Pastor Brent Gibson Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Morning worship—10:30 a.m. Sunday evening— 6 p.m. FREE CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD Routes 15 & 634, Continental Rev. James Fry Sunday School— 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship— 9 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday eve — 6 p.m. Wednesday Family Night — 7 p.m. NORTH CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH North Creek Rev. Charles Eagle Sunday School—10 a.m. Morning worship—9 a.m.

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Around Campus FINDLAY – Anthony Kaufman, a fifth-year pharmacy major, was part of a team from The University of Findlay’s College of Pharmacy that won an Academic Bowl, which took place at the Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists (OSHP) Residency Showcase in Columbus. A 2007 graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School, Kaufman is the son of Peg and Ken Kaufman, Ottawa. While at UF, Kaufman has been named to the

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First nine weeks Honor Roll Fifth Grade ­— All A: Riley Larcom, Brooke Meyer, Jackson Ridge, Peyton Traxler; All A/B: Ellie Alexander, Alaina Basinger, Hayden Blank, Jared Breece, Zebulon George, Gage Hovest, Kieren Matson, Nicholas Meyer, Brennen Morman, Austin Niese, Nicholas Norton, Macy Rieman, Olivia Schulte, Sarah Schutz; Merit Roll: Katherine Boisvert, Addilyn Diller, Taelor Ferrell, Zachary Ferris, Samantha Inbody, Kaileigh Morris Sixth Grade — All A: Cole Schwab; All A/B: Amelia Arthur, Zachary Basinger, Courtney Benroth, Andrew Buess, Keri Burkhart, Makenna Diller, Breanna Geren, Kennedy Hutton, Ryan Lee, Joseph Luttfring, Grant Murphy, Carter Nofziger, Eli Phillips, Gena Powell, Alexa Schulte, Adam Schwab, Joshua Shartell, Tristan Smucker, Catherine Walker; Merit Roll: Stevie Brooks, Paige Fenstermaker, Jaden Jenkins, Drew Johnson, Lucas Neuenschwander, Ryan Shartell, Ethan Steiner, Jeremiah Torres Seventh Grade — All A: Korri Basinger, Sarah Baumgartner, Gunner Stall, Zane Traxler, Kyle Verhoff; All A/B: Kelsey Basinger, Madison Bockrath, Samantha Brooks, Mia Carrillo, Catherine Doseck, Paiten Dulaney, Erin Goedde, Jordan Guthrie, Presley Hovest, Toria Hovest, Logan Ladden, Alexa Maag,

Dean’s list. The team competed in Jeopardy!-style rounds against teams from other Ohio colleges of pharmacy, including The Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Toledo, Northeast Ohio Medical University and Ohio Northern University. ASHLAND — Michael Kahle of Pandora, is a member of Surround Sound at Ashland Univer-

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sity. Kahle is majoring in integrated social studies. He is the son of Gerald and Noralu Kahle of Pandora and is a 2011 graduate of Pandora Gilboa High School. Surround Sound is a student run acappella performing group that was founded in 2010. The members meet twice a week to prepare contemporary music that is performed in various shows in the community and on campus.

Honor Rolls Adrian Marinelli, Layton McCullough, Wade McCullough, Jordan Meyer, Kristen Mullins, Lillian Parker, Thomas Schulte, Luke Stall, Jason Walther; Merit Roll: Jordan Hopkins, Hunter Larcom, Kalista Thain, Erik Young Eighth Grade — All A: Cole Alexander, Audrey Farthing, Destini Fenbert, Kayla Rieman; All A/B: Hannah Brooks, Matthew Buess, Karissa Dorn, Patience Facenbaker, Ethan Fleming, Matthew Goedde, Courtney Hovest, Hunter Hovest, Shana Hovest, Brooke Kuhlman, Serena Maag, Jenaleigh Ridge, Taylor Slone, Andrew Von Stein; Merit Roll: Heidi Dena Cherry, Timmothy Koepplinger, Lydia Lugibihl, Tyler Morris Ninth Grade — All A: Jacob Basinger, Kaitlyn Conine, Colin Fenstermaker, Mackenzie Swary, Olivia Velasquez, Shea Watkins; All A/B: Anthony Burkhart, Addison Diller, Christopher Doseck, Annika Geewe, Garrett Gerdeman, Breana Hovest, Grant Lugibihl, Jacob Miller, Carolyn Morris, Alexander Sanchez, Kylee Stainbrook, Bradley Walther, Alex Weaver, Benjamin Weaver Tenth Grade — All A: Summer Burkholder, Morgan Farthing, Bryant Hovest, Ronald Hovest, Kaitlin McOwen, Vivian Nofziger, Ericka Russell, Seth Schmenk; All A/B: Ashley Alt, Jessica Fernandez, Korey Hall, Brianna Hegemier, Hunter Hermiller, Samuel Herr, Reed Hovest, Megan

Maag, Vanessa McCullough, Alex Osborn, Brian Schneck, Jenna Sigler, Elizabeth Weaver Eleventh Grade — All A: Aaron Higley, Tyler Maag, Caleb Tijerina, Nicholas Walther; All A/B: Abram Basinger, Keri Conine, Dakotah Frederick, Brianna Kuhlman, Jonathan Meyer, Justin Ritchey, Sarah Utendorf, Jonathan Von Stein, Ashley Williams Twelfth Grade — All A: Taylor Hiegel, Ciara Hovest, Megan Hovest, Christina Howe, Lucis Ladden, Amanda Miller, Kaci Miller, Laura Nemire, Alyssa Niese, Megan Schneck, Victoria Siefker, Candace Vance; All A/B: Levi Blank, Allison Blaski, Ellie Braidic, Joshua Breece, Jessica Dotson, Candace Frey, Levin Hovest, Paige Inbody, Rachel Kahle, Owen Lugibihl, Jesslyn Ridge, Grant Schumacher, Marissa Schutz, Nathan Schutz, Kaitlyn Thain, Chris Wagler

O-G Board of Education plans meeting OTTAWA — The Ottawa-Glandorf Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at the high school.

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Kalida School Parent-Teacher conferences set for Nov. 21 and 22

KALIDA — Kalida High School will be holding parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 5

to 7 p.m. Parents of students in grades six through 12 may schedule conferences with any or all of their child’s teachers by signing up in the reception area of the

high school office from Nov. 7 to Nov. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or by contacting Carol Kahle in the school office at 419-532-3529 during the school day.

Ft. Jennings School hosting Quarter Auction FORT JENNINGS — The Junior Class at Fort Jennings High School is sponsoring a multi-vendor Quarter Auction on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the high school auditeria. Come early to do some Christmas shopping.

Many venders will be present including: Thirty One, Mary Kay, Usborne Bolos, Just Judy Beads, LP Bows, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Uppercase Living and many more. Bring a roll of quarters or two and be prepared to bid. There will be a

chance to win big prizes for as little as a quarter. Bidding paddles are $3 each or two for $5. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and food and snacks available. Proceeds will benefit the Ft. Jennings High School Post Prom activities.

Ottawa Elementary holding kindergarten registration and conferences OTTAWA — Ottawa Elementary kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year and parent/ teacher conferences will be held on Monday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. When registering for kindergarten, parents are

asked to bring the child’s birth certificate, social security number, immunization records, proof of residence and custody documents, if applicable. Children should be five years old before Oct. 1, 2012. Registration will take place in the school office from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22. An all day

kindergarten option will be available next school year for an additional fee for the second half of the school day. Information will be available at registration. Parents who have not signed up for a conference will need to call the school office at 419-523-4290 to schedule a conference.

Parent/Teacher Conferences and kindergarten registration scheduled at Glandorf Elementary GLANDORF — Parent/ teacher conferences will be held on Monday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Students will not be attending school on Tuesday. Parents of children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade have been notified of conference times. Beginning Nov. 7, parents of children in grades six through eight are asked to call the school office to schedule a confer-

ence time. Kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year will held during parent/teacher conferences in the school office. The registration will be on Monday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. This year parents will have the option on whether they want their child to attend a full day or half day kindergarten class. A tu-

ition fee will be charged for those parents who would like to send their child for a full day program. Parents are asked to bring their child’s birth certificate, social security number, a record of immunizations, and proof of residency (i.e., utility bill, voter registration card, lease agreement or real estate tax duplicate) to the registration. Students registering for kindergarten must be at least five years of age by Oct. 1, 2012.

School Lunch Menus

Week of Nov. 14-18 Ottawa-Glandorf High School Monday – Soft or hard tacos or ham sandwich, refried beans, fruit, milk. A la carte - Spicy chicken strips. Tuesday – Taco pizza or meatball sub, tossed salad, corn, cookie, fruit, milk. A la carte Cheesy breadstick. Wednesday – Turkey or hamburger gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, pumpkin pie, fruit, milk. A la carte - Pizza pretzel. Thursday – Turkey wrap or shredded chicken sandwich, baked potato with toppings, broccoli, fruit, milk. A la carte Cheese stix. Friday – Sloppy Joe or fish sandwich, macaroni and cheese, broccoli, cookie, fruit, milk. A la caret - Shrimp. *** Ottawa Elementary School Monday – Chicken fajita, lettuce and cheese, butter bread, Rice Krispie treat, fruit, milk. Tuesday – Breaded veal or PB sandwich, baked beans, fruit, milk. Wednesday – Shredded BBQ pork or PB sandwich, mac and cheese, peas, Twix bar, fruit, milk. Thursday – Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, dinner roll, pumpkin pie, fruit, milk. Friday – Egg and sausage or PB sandwich, potato rounds, fruit, juice cup, applesauce, milk. *** Glandorf Elementary School Monday – Chicken patty sandwich, curly fries, fruit, brownie, milk. Tuesday – Cheese pizza or turkey wrap, green beans, fruit, butter bread, Jello, milk. Wednesday – Pancakes, sausage links, scrambled eggs, hash browns, fruit, milk. Thursday – Tacos, meat, cheese, corn, blueberry muffin, fruit, milk. Friday – Pizza sub, Doritos, salad, Rice Krispy treat, fruit, milk. *** Sts. Peter and Paul School Monday – Nachos with meat and cheese, corn, fruit turnovers, fruit, milk. Tuesday – Pizza or lasagna, tossed salad, vegetable, fruit, milk. Wednesday – Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, dinner roll, fruit, milk. Thursday –Chicken noodle soup, peanut butter bread, vegetable, cheese stick, fruit, milk. Friday – Pizza Buddies, vegetable, fruit, nutrition bar, milk. *** Miller City - New Cleveland School Monday – Mini corn dogs,

pork and beans, tropical fruit, graham cracker, milk. Tuesday – Br. chicken fries, potato shapes, fruit cocktail, Jello and topping, milk. Wednesday – BBQ rib sandwich, green beans, peaches, cookie, milk. Thursday – Pizza sub, California blend, apricots, brownie, milk. Friday – Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, applesauce, dinner roll, celery and peanut butter, milk. *** Leipsic School Monday – Nachos with meat, cheese and salsa, refried beans, juice bar, milk. Tuesday – Pizza, corn, peach cobbler, milk. Wednesday – Popcorn chicken salad, red or white dressing, soft pretzel, banana, milk. Thursday – Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner roll, mixed fruit, milk. Friday – BBQ pork sandwich, baked beans, cinnamon roll, grapes, milk. *** Pandora-Gilboa School Monday – Sloppy Joe/BBQ pork, baked beans, cupcakes, fruit, milk. Tuesday – Croissant, fresh raw veggies, ice cream, fruit, milk. Wednesday – Walking tacos, lettuce cup, cheese, salsa, fruit, milk. Thursday – Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, dinner roll, pumpkin pie square, milk. Friday – Hamburger, cheese, pickles, french fries, fruit, milk. *** Columbus Grove School Monday – Popcorn chicken, carrots, breadstick, fruit, milk. Tuesday – Pepperoni pizza, salad, fruit, Goldfish crackers, milk. Wednesday – Macaroni and cheese, peas, roll, fruit, milk. Thursday – Turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, roll, fruit, cookie, milk. Friday – Hamburger with bun, tater tots, fruit, cheese stick, milk. *** Fort Jennings School Monday – Chicken nuggets, G-Force bar, peas, fruit, milk. Tuesday – Pepperoni pizza, dinner roll, corn, fruit, milk. Wednesday – Chicken strips, dinner roll, green beans, fruit, milk. Thursday – Stromboli sandwich, baked beans, shape up, fruit, milk. Friday – Sloppy Joe sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit, milk. *** Ottoville School

Monday – Sloppy Joe, tri tator, green beans, pineapple, milk. Tuesday – Tacos with cheese, lettuce and tomato, corn, cookie, applesauce, milk. Wednesday – Chicken strips, cheesy potatoes, butter bread, peaches, milk. Thursday – Hamburger, french fries, corn, pudding, milk. Friday – Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, butter bread, peas, pumpkin pie, milk. *** Continental School Monday – Cheeseburger sandwich, potato wedges, fruit pie, milk. Tuesday – Chicken patty sandwich, glazed carrots, apple, milk. Wednesday – Cheese pizza, California blend, mandarin oranges, milk. Thursday – Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dinner roll, harvest bars, milk. Friday – BBQ pork sandwich, Frito corn chips, corn, applesauce cup, milk. *** Kalida Elementary School Monday – Chicken patty sandwich, cheese slice, corn, fruit, cookie, milk. Tuesday – Pizza, peas, fruit, cocoa bar, milk. Wednesday – Taco salad, taco chips, salsa, fruit, cookie, milk. Thursday – Hamburger gravy, mashed potatoes, breadstick, fruit, milk. Friday – Sausage egg omelet, French toast sticks, syrup, green beans, fruit, milk. *** Kalida High School Monday – Chicken patty sandwich, vegetable, fruit, cookie, milk. Tuesday – Taco salad, taco chips, cheese sauce, fruit, cookie, milk. Wednesday – Turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, breadstick, sherbet, cookie, milk. Thursday – Hamburger sandwich, cheese, pickles, potatoes, fruit, milk. Friday – Pizza, vegetable, fruit, cookie, milk. *** Brookhill Center Monday – Sloppy Joe sandwich, peas, potato chips, mandarin oranges, milk. Tuesday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, yogurt, pineapple, milk. Wednesday – Grilled chicken breast, green bean casserole, pasta salad, banana, milk. Thursday – Quesadilla, tossed salad, churros, baked apples, milk. Friday – Chicken nuggets, french fries, sherbet, fruit salad, milk.


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First nine weeks honor roll Freshmen — 4.0 Honor Roll: Noah Bramlage, Adam Brinkman, Alexandra Brinkman, Ben Deitering, Andrew Elek, Brent Ellerbrock, Elissa Ellerbrock, Nicole Ellerbrock, Nicholas Fenbert, Brandon Hempfling, Grant Hershberger Carly Inkrott, Ben Karhoff, Jeremy Kaufman, Rebecca Kaufman, Chandler Kersh, Luke Kleman, Megan Kosch, Amanda Kreinbrink, Arianna Langhals, Colin Laubenthal, Derek Maag, Sid Moening, Travis Nienberg, Kyle Niese, Ben Recker, Brad Recker, Jill Rosselit, Megan Scheckelhoff, Kelly Schmitz, Amber Schroeder, Adam Siefker, Ashley Siefker, Megan Siefker, Ashley Stechschulte, Grace Warnecke; 3.5 Honor Roll: Brianna Banks-Maag, Anna Bellman, Blake Blevins, Brad Croy, Jacob Ellerbrock, Trevor Ellerbrock, Emily Escobedo, Brendon Gerdeman, Erin Hageman, Madyson Haselman, Marna Hempfling, Claira Hemrick, Maureen Hirzel, Christopher Hyman, Brent Kahle, Jacob Kahle, Daniel Ketner, Megan Kitchen, Taylor Krouse, Connor Kuhlman, Madison Lane, Kayla Leatherman, Caleb Liebrecht, Mitchell Niese, Ian Nordhaus, Diana Safina, David Schleipfer, Lauren Schmenk, Danielle Schroeder, Natalie Schroeder, Nicholaus Schroeder, Emily Siefer, Jaron Siefker, Madison Stechschulte, Kindra Theisen, Jessica Wehri Sophomore — 4.0 Honor Roll: Riley Alexander, Taylor Basinger, Kelsey Borer, Megan Hoehn, Sydney Klausing, Michelle Maag, Monica Mass, Jennifer Meyer, Kevin Mo, Nathan Schroeder, Shane Schroeder, Timothy Schroeder, Michelle Sdao, Jonah Vonderembse, Elizabeth Wagner, Matthew Warnecke, Tyler Zender; 3.5 Honor Roll: McKenzie Brinkman, Natasha Cass, Alexandria Dean, Emily Dible, Maria Durliat, Derek Ebbeskotte, Isaac Fuetter, Stephanie Hempfling, Nick Jacobs, Emily Kaufman, Katelyn Kaufman, Mary-Allison Knowlton, Kialee Koch, Joshua Kuhlman, Kaitlin Lammers, Kelsey Leatherman, Jonelle Meyer, Bradley Nuveman, Alexandra Parys, Ralph Recker, Katrina Riepenhoff, Kirsten Rump,

Drew Schierloh, Adam Schimmoeller, Amy Schmiedebusch, Alexander Teffenhardt, Darla Turner, Brooke Unterbrink, Cody Weller, Carson Williams, Andrew Wischmeyer Juniors — 4.0 Honor Roll: Kelsey Baldwin, Eric Beckman, Molly Closson, Kaela Croy, Jonathon Eiden, Colton Haselman, Ross Hashbarger, Kayla Herman, Cassie Hermiller, Haley Inniger, Jacob Leopold, Allison Maas, Matthew Meyerhoffer, Allison Parker, Luke Recker, Matthew Samuelson, Rebecca Schriner, Jacob Schroeder, Stacy Walker; 3.5 Honor Roll: Cody Bockrath, Tyler Deters, Brenden Drerup, Kayla Eastman, Tyler Ellerbrock, Austin Excobedo, Chelsea Hanneman, Cody Hanneman, Jacob Hashbarger, Kaitlyn Hempfling, Allison Hermiller, Nick Hirzel, Rebecca Hoffman, Cory Imm, Kristine Jerwers, Carly Johnson, Sydney Karhoff, Tyler Karhoff, Wyatt Karhoff, Emily Kaufman, Jeanette Kaufman, Matthew Kaufman, Breana Kosch, Adam Lehman, Tyler Metzger, Angela Monigold, Brittany Nordhaus, Hilary Powell, Abigail Recker, Libbey Recker, Jena Ricker, John Schaub, Jeremy Schnipke, Mitchell Schroeder, Kelley Selhorst, Austin Siebeneck, Caleb Siefker, Nicole Siefker, Melissa Warnimont, Jacob Wells, Kayla Wischmeyer Seniors — 4.0 Honor Roll: Katherine Arnold, Logan Borgelt, Shelby Hemrick, Kelsey Hoehn, Max Inniger, Amber Kihm, Jessica Kreinbrink, John Lammers, Chelsea Maag, Alison Nash, Randi Schimmoeller, Katelyn Schneeg, Heather Schroeder, Maggie Schroeder, Amanda Schuller, Bradley Siefker, Abigail Trigg, Megan Warnecke, Brooke Zynda; 3.5 Honor Roll: Jamie Baldwin, Nathan Brickner, Shannon Cassidy, Nicholas Cheeseman, Shaeley Diemer, Kara Duling, Alexander Fuetter, Michelle Jornigan, Jenna Karhoff, Michelle Kaufman, Mathias Klausing, Anna Kleman, Brandon Kuhlman, Emily Leis, Tyler Morman, Rachel Niese, Alexis Osting, Jeremy Patton, Jill Recker, Lee Ruhe, Kathryn Scheckelhoff, Megan Schimmoeller, Adam Schmenk, Rebecca Schroeder, Jacob Siebeneck, Jeffrey Tobe, Kristine Trampe-Kindt, Mark

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First Quarter Honor Roll “All A” Honor Roll 4.00 Grade 9 — Isaac Inkrott, Joshua Inkrott, Erika Meyer, Hunter Niese, Kylee Ricker, Hana Schnipke Grade 10 — Madison Hermiller, Cory Heuerman, Mick Lammers, Gabby Molgaard, Elizabeth Schimmoeller, Jessica Schmenk, Emily Schnipke, Amanda Schroeder, Janke VanWezel, Jessica Vennekotter, Elli Wenzinger Grade 11 — Olivia Burgei, Brandi Gerschutz, Dana Kohls, Jennifer Leis, Melissa Michel, Sarah Schnipke Grade 12 — Logan Konst, Robby Nadler, Jessica Nienberg, Brent Niese, Courtney Niese, Marissa Schroeder Kelsey Tripp “Hall Of Fame” Honor Roll 3.50 - 3.99 Grade 9 — Allison Alexander, Courtney Alt, Corey Deepe, Alex Kern, Haley Lammers, Ilaria Piccato, Alissa Schnipke, Jana Schroeder, Fabian Warmuth, Ali Warnimont Grade 10 — Emily Ellerbrock, Ciara Gable, Travis Maas, Natasha Niese, Whitney Niese, Kayla Stant Grade 11 — Leon Alexander, Alaina Deepe, Meagan Giblin, Allison Niese, Jessica Niese, Tori Repko, Brent Riepenhoff, Stephanie Schnipke, Stijn VanWezel Grade 12 — Ashley Alt, Brittany Drummelsmith, Cody Gable, Brent Hermiller, Josh Kuhlman, Alison Lammers, Jessica Leis, Ashley Niese, Taylor Niese, Marissa Vennekotter, Tiffany Verhoff, Chelsea Warnimont, Gabe Wenzinger Honor Roll 3.00 - 3.49 Grade 9 — Hunter Berner, Andy Kern, Adam Niese, Ben Niese, Trent Niese, Livia Schroeder, Cody Sheets, Devon Wagner Grade 10 — Matt Ellerbrock, Jared Fuka, Kyle Heuerman, Morgan Inkrott, Jon Kruse, Breann Niese Grade 11 — Ariel Berger, Catie Hermiller, Ross Kaufman, Amanda Kindle, Mitchell Kuhlman, Austin Lammers, Jordan Lammers, Russell Niese, Brianne Rosengarten, Jacob Robert Schroed-

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Brooke Kleman, Rachel Schnipke, Kayla Wehri; 3.25: Nathan Arrington, Evan Balash, Elizabeth Dalrymple, Chad Duling, Austin Foppe, Samantha Freeman, Taylor Frey, Bradley Gerdeman, Alex T. Hoehn, Austin Horstman, Leah Hunt, Riley Karhoff, Peyton Klass, Bret Llewellyn, Karissa Recker, Claire Schroeder, Zachary Schroeder, Derek Siefer, Brent Siefker, Carli Zeh. Seventh Grade — All A: Emily Annesser, Kaitlin Brown, Tyler Ebbeskotte, Madison Heckman, Hannah Hiegel, Alex R. Hoehn, Hannah Lehman, Bradley Schmitz, Angie Schroeder, Devon Warnecke, Rachel Warnecke; 3.25: Logan Balbaugh, Anthony Baughman, Courtney Bockrath, Griffin Brinkman, Kelsey Cantrell, Courtney Closson, Claire Crumrine, Kristen Ellerbrock, Nathan Foppe, Taylor Gerdeman, Jacob Karhoff, Madison Kersh, Matthew Ketner, Madalyn Lehman, Alexander Maag, Hannah Meyer, Marisa Meyer, Brendan Morman, Eric Racer, Cameron Remlinger, Madison Rieman, Nathan Rump, Alexis Schroeder, Amanda Siebeneck, Erica Theisen, Kylie White. Eighth Grade — All A: Julia Arnold, Brennen Birkemeier, Lauren Buddelmeyer, Jack Cavanaugh, Amber Ellerbrock, Danielle Ellerbrock, Matthew Hoehn, Alyssa Schnipke, Tory Schroeder, Alexandra Verhoff, Austin Verhoff, Jordan Verhoff, Taylor Wehri, Brandon Weis; 3.25: Evan Barrett, Kendra Duling, Madison Duling, Chloe Everett, Kyle Gerding, Amber Herman, Tiffany Kahle, Brenna Karhoff, Cody Karhoff, Paige Klass, Kiersten, Kuhlman, Zachary Morman, Stacey Nuveman, Kazee Otto, Ben Palte, Abbey Recker, Noah Recker, Aaron J. Rieman, Jacob Schmitz, Lauren Schneeg, Christopher Schreiber, Tyler Siefker, Aaron Stauffer, Austin Williams.

“All A” Honor Roll 4.00 Grade 6 — Sydney Eickholt, Mark Kuhlman, Chloe Lammers, Emily Niese, Allison Ruhe, Abbey Schroeder, Dominic Schroeder Grade 7 — Jordan Drummelsmith, Taylor Kaufman Grade 8 — Liz Klear, Brittany Kohls, Jenelle Kuhlman, Cassilyn Niese, Megan Niese “Hall Of Fame” Honor Roll 3.50 – 3.999 Grade 6 — Jordan Barlage, Brandon Cox, Jeremy Memuth, Tanner Inkrott, Makenna Lehman, Elena Niese, Tyson Niese, Hannah Schimmoeller, Madison Schroeder, Tyler Schroeder, Madelyn Siebeneck, Paige Wenzinger Grade 7 — Christina Berger, Amanda Heuerman, Jacob Kuhlman, Corbin Niese, Skylar Niese, Makenna Ricker, Bryce Riepenhoff, Jacob Schimmoeller, Justin Schnipke, Ben Vennekotter, Megan Warnimont Grade 8 — Jacob Ellerbrock, Savannah Kruse, Brandon Meyer, Colton Niese, Jordan Schmenk, Kristin Schmenk, Kasey Tripp Honor Roll 3.00 – 3.499 Grade 6 — Lauren Gable, Mitchell Gable, Jacob Hermiller, Meggan Meyer, Kylie Niese, Megan Niese, Tess Niese, Noah Otto, Regina Schnipke, Marci Schroeder, Caleb Vennekotter, Grade 7 — Lane Hiltner, Adam Niese, Corbyn Niese, Matthew Niese, Josh Recker, Bailey Schroeder, Noah Schroeder, Tiffany Welty, Claire Westrick Grade 8 — Emily Altman, Mitchell Barlage, Trey Her- Ottoville High miller, Allyson Keesler, Autumn Knueven, Kody Kuhlman, School First Nine Weeks Honor Jackson Lammers, Quintin Niese, Travis Niese, Trevor D. Roll Grade Twelve— All A’s: Niese, Adam Schroeder, Mallory Schroeder, Amanda Simon Sam Beining, April Horstman, Lauren Kramer, Kendra Krouskop, Travis Maag, Krista Glandorf Elementary Schimmoeller; Honor Roll: First quarter Honor Roll Megan Bendele, Seth Bendele, Sixth Grade — All A: Kadie Lindsey Eickholt, Blake GerHempfling, Jay Kaufman, deman, Kelsey Hoersten, Ross

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HILLSBORO, OH United Producers

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Hurry up and wait... Last week farmers took advantage of the good weather harvesting the last of their soybean and corn crop. This photo shows wagons and trucks lined up at the grain elevator in Columbus Grove.

Harvest continuing as the weather allows PUTNAM COUNTY April and May were abnor— Fall harvest is continu- mally wet. Late June and ing in the region as farm- early July had less rainfall ers finally got some drier than farmers would have weather last week and over liked to have received but the weekend. Most farm- late July and most of Auers were able to complete gust had above normal soybean harvest and turn rainfall which played havtheir attention to harvest- oc with the tomato harvest ing corn. Yields have been but allowed the corn and above average which al- soybean crops to add bushways makes fall harvest els. more satisfying. Farmers can harvest the The 2011 harvest season has been frustrating for farmers as the month of October had frequent rain events producing By Glen Arnold more than twice the normal rainfall we usually expect. Saturated fields do not dry lion’s share of the soybean very fast with the cooler and corn crops in about temperatures and shorter three weeks if the crops day length late fall brings. are ready and the fields Combine tracks are a com- are dry enough to hold the mon site in many fields as harvest equipment. The farmers attempt to balance current harvest season has field damage and soil com- been ongoing for over five paction with the need to get weeks and likely to last the crop harvested before through most of November the quality deteriorates. if the wet weather cycle The entire growing sea- continues. son of 2011 has been anyIn addition to harvestthing but ‘normal’. The ing crops, farmers typitypical April/May spring cally plant winter wheat planting season was de- from late September to layed until June as both mid-October. The ongoing

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wet weather has resulted in some wheat fields being planted as late as November and less overall wheat acreage being planted. The emerged wheat and the late planted wheat will both need very favorable weather this winter and next spring to make a good crop. Other farm practices impacted by the wet weather have been fall tillage, fall herbicide applications and fall fertilizer applications. Field work farmers are unable to complete this fall means more work that will need to be done next spring in advance of spring planting. Motorists need to continue to watch for harvest equipment on the roadways. Avoid the temptation to pass large equipment on rural roads until the farmer is aware of your presence and has time and space to pull over. Also, now that the corn crop is being harvested, deer will be moving across fields and roadways much more frequently. Be especially wary of deer crossing the road both early in the morning and late in the evening.

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976 West Main Street, PO Box 757, Hillsboro, OH Phone: (800) 937-5105 November 1, 2011 Hogs Headage: 67 LOW HIGH Market Hogs: Light: 85.00 Sows Headage: 21 LOW HIGH Light: 64.25 Boars Headage: 2 LOW HIGH Heavy: 33.25 Feeder Pigs Headage: 67 LOW HIGH By Head: 20.00 39.00 Cwt: 52.00 64.00 Cattle Headage: 2 LOW HIGH Choice Steers: 118.25 Choice Heifers: 116.00 Cows Headage: 32 LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 62.00 75.00 Canner/Cutter: 50.00 62.00 Bulls Headage: 10 LOW HIGH All Bulls: 55.00 79.00 Total Headage: 704 Total Hogs: 157 Total Cattle: 171 Total Sheep/Lambs: 335 Goats: 41 Feeder Cattle Headage: 120 LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 90.00 120.00 Yearling Heifers (600 - 800): 80.00 110.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 100.00 138.00 Heifer Calves(300 - 600): 95.00 130.00 Back to Farm Calves Headage: 9 LOW HIGH Cwt: 100.00 170.00 Sheep & Lambs Headage: 335 LOW HIGH Choice Wool: 174.00 180.00 Roasters: 180.00 191.00 Aged Slaughter Sheep:50.00 100.00 Goats Headage: 41 LOW HIGH All Goats: 30.00 220.00

GALLIPOLIS, OH United Producers

357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631 Phone: (740) 446-9696 November 3, 2011 Boars Headage: LOW HIGH Light: 26.00 Feeder Pigs Headage: 7 LOW HIGH By Head: 30.00 45.00 Cattle Headage: Cow/Calf Pairs: 510.00 1105.00 Cows Headage: 98 LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 63.00 71.75 Canner/Cutter: 50.00 62.00 Bulls Headage: 15 LOW HIGH All Bulls: 55.00 84.00 Total Headage: 683 Total Hogs: 8 Total Cattle: 666 Total Sheep/Lambs: 3

Goats: 6 Feeder Cattle Headage: 513 LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 90.00 130.00 Yearling Heifers (600 - 800): 85.00 118.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 90.00 157.00 Heifer Calves (300 - 600): 85.00 130.00 Holstein Steers (550 & dn): 55.00 75.00 Holstein Steers (550 & up): 55.00 70.00 Back to Farm Calves Headage: 14 LOW HIGH By Head: 45.00 150.00 Cwt: 45.00 150.00 Sheep & Lambs Headage: 3 LOW HIGH Feeder Lambs: 63.00 125.00 Goats Headage: 6 LOW HIGH All Goats: 42.50 115.00

EATON, OH United Producers

617 South Franklin Street, Eaton, OH 45320 Phone: (937) 456-4161 November 2, 2011 Hogs Headage: LOW HIGH Market Hogs: 65.00 66.75 Light: 61.00 66.50 Heavy: 60.50 61.00 Sows Headage: LOW HIGH Light: 58.75 61.25 Heavy: 62.50 65.00 Boars Headage: LOW HIGH Light: 50.00 52.00 Heavy: 35.00 Feeder Pigs Headage: LOW HIGH Cwt: 59.00 Cows Headage: LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 60.00 68.00 Canner/Cutter: 45.00 59.00 Bulls Headage: LOW HIGH All Bulls: 65.00 77.00 Feeder Cattle Headage: LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 94.00 Yearling Heifers (600 - 800): 94.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 113.00 Heifer Calves(300 - 600): 125.00 Sheep & Lambs Headage: LOW HIGH Choice Wool: 166.00 Goats Headage: LOW HIGH All Goats: 75.00 136.00

CRESTON, OH United Producers

256 South Main Street, PO Box 182, Creston, OH 44217 Phone: (330) 435-6867 November 1, 2011 Hogs Headage: 42 LOW HIGH Market Hogs: 62.00 66.00 Light: 62.00 66.00 Heavy: 62.00 66.00

Sows Headage:

24 LOW HIGH Light: 42.00 59.00 Heavy: 42.00 59.00 Feeder Pigs Headage: 3 LOW HIGH By Head: 30.00 50.00 Cwt: 30.00 50.00 Cattle Headage: 53 LOW HIGH Choice Steers: 110.00 124.00 Select Steers: 104.00 110.00 Holstein Steers: 95.00 112.00 Choice Heifers: 108.00 117.00 Select Heifers: 100.00 107.00 Holstein Heifers: 85.00 100.00 Cows Headage: 94 LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 67.00 80.00 Canner/Cutter: 60.00 65.00 Comments:thin down $58.00 Bulls Headage: 8 LOW HIGH All Bulls: 62.00 87.00 Total Headage: 321 Total Hogs: 42 Total Cattle: 277 Goats: 2 Feeder Cattle Headage: 35 LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 80.00 135.00 Yearling Heifers (600 - 800): 80.00 135.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 80.00 135.00 Heifer Calves (300 - 600): 80.00 135.00 Holstein Steers (550 & dn): 80.00 135.00 Holstein Steers (550 & up): 80.00 135.00 Back to Farm Calves Headage: 87 LOW HIGH Cwt: down 147.50 Goats Headage: 12 LOW HIGH All Goats: 25.00

CALDWELL, OH United Producers

Feeder Lambs: 120.00 190.00 Aged Slaughter Sheep: 120.00 Goats Headage: 23 LOW HIGH All Goats: 60.00 170.00

BUCYRUS, OH United Producers

3153 State Route 98, Bucyrus, OH 44820 Phone: (419) 562-2751 November 4, 2011 Hogs Headage: 109 LOW HIGH Market Hogs: 62.00 65.00 Light: 48.00 58.00 Heavy: 59.00 62.00 Comments:2.00--3.00 lower Sows Headage: 56 LOW HIGH Light: 55.00 60.25 Heavy: 63.00 63.75 Comments: steady Boars Headage: 14 LOW HIGH Light: 46.00 Heavy: 24.00 27.00 Comments: lower Feeder Pigs Headage: 100 LOW HIGH By Head: 15.00 43.00 Comments: lower Cattle Headage: 234 LOW HIGH Choice Steers: 118.00 129.00 Select Steers: 110.00 118.00 Holstein Steers:106.00(choice steers)117.25(choice steers) Choice Heifers: 116.00 128.00 Select Heifers: 105.00 115.00 Holstein Heifers:96.00(select steers) 106.00(select steers) Cows Headage: 40 LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 60.00 73.00 Canner/Cutter: 40.00 60.00 Comments:thin cows: 20.00---40.00 Bulls Headage: 11 LOW HIGH All Bulls: 60.00 87.50 Total Headage: 782 Total Hogs: 279 Total Cattle: 345 Total Sheep/Lambs: 147 Goats: 11 Feeder Cattle Headage: 60 LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 100.00 112.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 95.00 120.00 Heifer Calves (300 - 600): 80.00 110.00 Sheep & Lambs Headage:147 LOW HIGH Choice Wool: 155.00 165.00 Choice Clips: 160.00 168.00 Lite Fats:160.00(90-105#) 176.00(90-105#) Roasters: 162.50 197.50 Feeder Lambs: 130.00 160.00 Aged Slaughter Sheep:66.00 85.00 Comments: lambs: 3.00 to 7.00 lower Goats Headage: 11 LOW HIGH All Goats: 60.00 160.00

39902 Marietta Rd., Caldwell, OH 43724 Phone: (800) 935-5450 November 2, 2011 Cattle Headage: 121 Cows Headage: 24 LOW HIGH Comm & Utility: 60.00 70.00 Canner/Cutter: 40.50 60.00 Bulls Headage: 6 LOW HIGH All Bulls: 65.00 80.00 Total Headage: 170 Total Hogs: 0 Total Cattle: 121 Total Sheep/Lambs: 26 Goats: 23 Feeder Cattle Headage: 91 LOW HIGH Yearling Steers (600 - 800): 100.00 125.00 Yearling Heifers (600 - 800): 90.00 115.00 Steer Calves (300 - 600): 100.00 149.00 Heifer Calves (300 - 600): 100.00 130.00 Sheep & Lambs Headage: 26 Information courtesy of LOW HIGH www.uproducers.com Choice Clips: 140.00 190.00 United Producers Inc.

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Hancock County Ohio 37 at the County Road 180 intersection will be restricted at times during

Hardin County Ohio 273 will be restricted through the work zone during sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by Hardin County ODOT. Ohio 117/Ohio 235 south of Roundhead is not currently restricted for a project which constructed a left-turn lane on westbound Ohio 117 to southbound Ohio 235. Traffic may be restricted in December for lighting work which remains to be completed. Work is being per-

formed by Shelly Co., Find- ment. Work is being perlay. formed by Paulding County ODOT. Paulding County U.S. 127 south of PauldPutnam County ing will be restricted through Sealing of pavement rethe work zone for sealing of pairs will take place at the pavement cracks. Work is following locations with being performed by Pauld- traffic maintained through ing County ODOT. the work zone. Work is beOhio 613 east of U.S. 127 ing performed by Putnam may be affected at times County ODOT: through the work zone dur-U.S. 224 from the Van ing a catch basin replace- Wert Line to Kalida

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-Ohio 613 from Ohio 15 to the Hancock line -Ohio 190 from Fort Jennings to U.S. 224 Ohio 65 from County Road M to Ottawa – Ditch work could restrict traffic at times through the work zone. Work is being performed by Putnam County ODOT. Ohio 12 in Columbus Grove in the southwest area

of the village closed Oct. 17 for four weeks for a sewer replacement project. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65, U.S. 224 and Ohio 235 back to Ohio 12. Work is being performed by Stillion Brothers Excavating. Ohio 189 resurfacing at the intersection of U.S. 224 in Ottoville to County Road 18 in Rimer is complete.

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Allen County Ohio 696 at Hillville Road is restricted through the work zone at times for a project which extended a culvert and lowered the profile of the roadway. Work will continue until early Nov. with traffic maintained. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale. Ohio 309 (Elida Road) on the west side of Lima from Robb Avenue to Eastown Road restricted to one lane in both directions in certain locations for a safety upgrade project. Work to install a center lane, concrete median curb is under way. Travel slowly through the zone and be aware of lane shifts. The center left turn lane is closed at various locations throughout the project. No work will take place on the project from November 23 to 27 and U-turns at designated intersections will be possible beginning at that time. Work will resume Nov. 28 with no anticipated major effect on traffic. Work is being performed by SET Construction, Lowellville. U.S. 30 from Middle Point-Wetzel Road to Fifth Street in Delphos is reduced to one lane through the work zone for a resurfacing project. Work is expected to be completed by mid November. Work is being performed by Shelly Co., Findlay.

a traffic signal control relocation project which will begin in November and will continue through the month. Work is being performed by Complete General Construction, Columbus. Ohio 568 on the east side of the County Road 236 intersection east of Findlay is now open. Work will continue on the project through November with traffic maintained. Work is being performed by Shelly Co., Findlay. Interstate 75 at County Road 109 approximately three miles north of the city of Findlay will have no lane restrictions but some closures of the shoulder area as part of a bridge replacement project until mid November. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel, Napoleon.

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The Family of Helen Schroeder would like to thank everyone for the prayers, support and kindness shown to our mom and family. A special thanks to Fr. Ken Schnipke, Fr. Gene Schnipke, Fr. Extejt and the St. Anthony parish with the celebration of life mass. We will remember the numerous cards, flowers, food and memorials from our relatives, friends and neighbors. We would like to express our appreciation to mom's doctors, nurses and aids at The James Cancer Institute, St. Rita's Hospital, Putnam County Hospice and Hilty Memorial Nursing Home. We also would like to thank Hartman's Funeral Home for their kindness and support shown toward our family and friends. We are forever grateful to everyone, thanks to all.

The Family of Naomi Bellman wish to offer their sincere and heart felt thanks to all who assisted in her care over the past months. Thanks to FR. Matt, the mass servers, Eucharistic ministers, readers, pallbearers, organist, choir and Emily Karhoff for their help with the funeral mass. Thanks to all those who donated memorials, flowers, food or offered prayer. Our special thanks to all of the caring friends, relatives, and neighbors for your unending support.~ The Family Of Naomi Heitmeyer Bellman~ The families of Velma Atlman Schmenk would like to express our sincere thanks to Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home for their kindness following the death of our Mother, Velma. The Meadows of Leipsic for their care and concern leading up to the final hours of Mom's life. Also to the wonderful aides who have helped assist Mom over the years. I will miss all of you. Thank you to the Legion Auxillary, ClofC and Rosary Altar for the services at the funeral home. Thank you to Sharon Peterson for the delicious meal. For everyone's prayers, cards, food and visits following Mom's death, it means so much to us. Sue & Bruce Meyers & Family Carl & Janet Altman & Family Don & Connie Altman & Family

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The family of Harold “Dugan” Morman would like to express our sincere appreciation for all the support, prayers and condolences we received before and after the passing of this wonderful man. We would like to give a special thank you to both Father Matt Jozefiak and Deacon Jim Rump for the beautiful funeral service and to Jim and Frank Morman for singing so wonderfully. We would like to thank Love Funeral Home for all their help in giving Dugan an impressive funeral and to American Legion Post 63 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9142, a special thank you for the military service and rites. Thank you to the veterans from other American Legion and VFW posts around Ohio who came the many miles to extend their condolences. Also to Putnam County Home care and Hospice, with their wonderful nurses and aides, thank you. He adored each and every one of you. Thank you to the Ottawa EMS for their support to our family and to the staff of SRMC and LMH for the outstanding care he received during his many hospital stays the last three years, especially Dr. Sam Bansal and his staff for their caring treatment of Dugan, you were like family to him. Thank you to the Putnam County Veterans Service Commission for the American flag case. It and the flag it contains will be cherished as a remembrance of Dugan's service to his country. Thank you to the Ottawa Fire Department for their support of the family. A special thank you also goes to our neighbors, family and friends for the food, cards and memorials and for being there at this time of loss. To Donna Smith for catering such a wonderful meal, the Ottawa American Legion for the use of their hall and to the ladies of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, The VFW Auxiliary Unit 9142, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63, and everyone who furnished desserts, our many thanks. Thank you to ABC Fox news network for the coverage of Dugan's service. He was a special man, as are so many of our veterans. Words seem so inadequate at this time and as we continue to grieve for our husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather we find comfort in knowing that he is in a wonderful place, not only with many of his buddies and family that have gone before him, but most importantly we know he is with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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The family of Dick Warnimont would like to thank everyone who offered their love and support through flowers, memorials, cards, phone calls, food and prayers during this difficult time. Thanks to family members who visited the hospital in those last days, the staff at Blanchard Valley ICU and Bridge Hospice for the compassionate care he received. Thanks to LoveHeitmeyer Funeral Home for their speedy response when called. Thanks to Fr. Steve Schroeder and everyone who participated in the mass, which was a beautiful expression of love. Thanks to Allie and Nicole Warnimont for the special poem written in memory of Dick. Special thanks to the Miller City Fire Department for the escort to the church and eulogy at the funeral home. Also, thanks to the Knights of Columbus for their prayers. Thanks to Karen Schroeder for the delicious meal and the neighbors who prepared the desserts. The love shown to our family will truly be a memory we will hold in our hearts forever. Karen Warnimont Robin & Nate Schroeder Jason & Lori Warnimont Brian Warnimont & Sandy Estrada & Families

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Now accepting applications at Putnam Village Apts. 45 Vine St., Leipsic, Ohio 45856 • 419-943-2210

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1 & 2 bedroom apts. W/ appliances furnished. On site laundry facility. Call for details or pick up application at the rental office. Possibility of rental assistance. • Handicap accessible • Equal Housing Opportunity

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Now accepting applications at 25 Vine St., Leipsic, Ohio 45856 • 419-943-2210 1 & 2 bedroom apts. W/ appliances furnished. On site laundry facility. Call for details or pick up application at the rental office. • Possibility of Rental Assistance • Handicap accessible • Equal Housing Opportunity

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308 Sunny Day Dr-Col. Grove New* Impressive 3030 sq.ft. 2 story. Venetian plaster accents. Gorgeous foyer w/open staircase, formal DR, LR, sunny den,central vac, sound system, more! Sue 419-3039279 TxtERA3147123 250 N. Cox-Ottawa Pleasant 1022 sq.ft. home + 9x8 encl. porch. Appliances. 12x26 garage. 50’s. Mary 419-233-1533 TxtERA3108666 5900 Road 12-Ottawa Country brick 3BR, 2BA ranch + 28x60 & 22x24 bldgs. $162,500. Marnie 419-2368794 TxtERA3136608 592 S. Oak-Ottawa 1494 sq.ft. updated 3BR, 2BA, DR + bonus rm. Pt. basement. Marlyn 419-231-1114 TxtERA3093562 407 S. Jefferson-Pandora Fresh & updated kitchen & baths, 3BR, den, pt. basement. Low 90’s. Sue 419303-9279 TxtERA3077101 517 E. Third-Ottawa 2382 sq.ft. home w/formal DR, FR, LR, 4-5BR, 2BA. 140’s. Marnie 419-236-8794 TxtERA3076959 14100 SR 15-Ottawa 2426 sq.ft. 4BR, 4BA w/2 fireplaces on 3.7 Acres w/pond. Full basement. 200’s. Marnie 419-236-8794 TxtERA3013765 11549 SR15-Ottawa 3BR, 2.5BA brick/stone home w/sunroom, DR,FR, & LR+ great 32x52 bldg. 200’s. Sue 419-303-9279. TxtERA3097042 148 Bismark-Glandorf 4BR, 3.5BA French country style w/elegant entry. Private office, quality kitchen. 400’s. Sue 419-303-9279 TxtERA3105134 516 W. Main-Ottawa Deep lot, lovely kit, fireplace, 3BR 1728 sq.ft. 80’s. Marlyn 419-231-1114. TxtERA2852746 862 Defiance-Ottawa 5BR, 3BA suitable for family or business w/B-3 zoning. 70’s. Sue 419-303-9279 TxtERA3141213 836 E. 10th St-Ottawa 3BR, 1.5BA, full kit & utility appliance pkg. ,fireplace, pt. basement 150’s. Marnie 419-236-8794 TxtERA2928544 16419 S.R.224-Kalida 2.86 picturesque acres w/ pond. Nicely updated 4 BR, 2BA. Bldg. 140’s. Sue 419-303-9279 TxtERA3094284 208 Northview Ct-Ottawa Hardwood floors, cozy fireplace warms updated 1436 sq.ft. 3BR, 1.5BA. 120’s. Sue 419-303-9279 TxtERA3094323

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1 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4 P.M. 15902 St. Rt. 115, Columbus Grove $129,900-Kalida Schools Ranch home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Newer roof, water heater, and remodeled bath. 3 season room. 2 car attached and 1 car detached garage. (243) Leann Blankemeyer 419-236-2309 $169,500-Columbus Grove SD 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, vinyl ranch with full poured (unfinished) basement. Built in 2003 on 5.01 acres. 36íx63í Morton storage pole building. Also older barn with office area, used at one time as kennel and horse stalls. (258) Ralph Haggard 419-234-0605 $174,900-Columbus Grove SD

3BD/2BTH country home, open floor plan, built-in appliances, Pella windows, 2.76 acres. (256) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

$290,000-Pandora Gilboa SD

2 bedroom/2.5 bath home with 3100í grass runway and 3 aircraft hangers. (111) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

$129,500-Pandora Gilboa SD

3BD/2BTH ranch, 2 car attached garage, open patio, appliances included. (118) Robin Flanagan 419-234-6111

$129,900-Kalida SD

3BD/2BTH ranch, newer roof, appliances, 3 season room, extra det. garage. (243) Leann Blankemeyer (419) 236-2309

$99,500-Kalida SD

3BD/1BTH ranch, basement, 2 car detached garage, appliances stay. (109) Marti Leopold 419-235-0511

$84,900-Columbus Grove SD

1.5 story home with new roof and replacement windows, large det. garage, deep lot. (76) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

$49,000-Columbus Grove SD

3BD/1BTH home on nice wooded 1 acre lot, newer furnace, water heater & water pump. (90) Derek Watkins 419-303-3313

$97,000-Ottawa SD

Multi-family 2-story triplex with newer roof, boilers, water heater, paint and drywall. (122) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

$170,000-Ottawa SD

Three unit multi-family ranch home, central air conditioning, 1 car garage for each unit, newer roof, open floor plan, city water. (15) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

$369,000-Ft. Jennings SD

Custom built energy efficient home with 4 bedrooms/3 baths. Insulated concrete form construction. One acre pond. 40íx70í outbuilding. (69) Ron Leopold 419-235-2278 Marti Leopold 419-235-0511

$65,000-Columbus Grove SD

Fully carpeted, all electric, 2 bedroom ranch nestled in quiet country setting. Would make a great starter home! Ron Leopold 419-235-2278

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WEEKLY RARE COIN AUCTION

★ 114 S. High St., Columbus Grove 408 N. Elm St., St. Rt. 65, Ottawa

Tuesday’s at 5:00 p.m. Howard’s Coin Shop 128 E. Main Street, Leipsic

Gold, Silver, Rare Coins & More Tyler Abel, Auctioneer

★ Ohio License #2011000138 ★

SI E F K E R

2 OPEN HOUSES SUN. 1:00-3:00

235 E. Third Ottawa: Updated home that has not lost that old home character. Large rooms, 10’ ceilings throughout, 2 oak fireplaces, pocket doors, newer roof, windows and furnace. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, oversized garage. PRICE REDUCED $132,000. Dan Irwin 419-302-9647 will greet you. 106 Vidette St. Col. Grove: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2 car garage, cement drive, front porch and fence corner lot. $64,000. Teresa Irwin 419-659-5151 will greet you.

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AUCTION

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Complete Real Estate & Auction Service * Appraisals Aaron Siefker, Real Estate Broker/ Auctioneer • Ottawa, OH 419-538-6184 Office • 419-235-0789 Mobile Marlene Beckett, Agent 419-303-6531 Find us on the web @ www.siefkerauctions.com

HOMES FOR SALE

See Pictures & More Details on the web or Call for Brochures!

NEW LISTING! EXCEPTIONALLY NICE FAMILY HOME 320 BIRCH DRIVE * KALIDA, OH

1 Story Brick/Vinyl 3 Bedroom Home w/ 1908 Sq. Ft. Built 1991, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room, Utility Room, Foyer, 3 Bedrooms, 2½ Baths, Finished Drywall Basement, 19’ x 17’ Wood Deck/ Extra Storage Area in Basement, 28’ x 27’ Attached Garage, Concrete Driveway, Public Water/Septic, 135’ x105’ Lot, Kalida Schools ***********************************************************************

Vincent Okuley Estate

VINYL & BRICK PANDORA RANCH 308 E. DILLER STREET * PANDORA, OH

3 Bedroom Ranch Home w/ 1,524 Sq. Ft. Living Area, Kitchen, Dining Area/ Family Room, Living Room, Utility, 2 Baths, 3 Bedrooms, Finished 2 Car Garage, Blacktop Driveway, Rear Cement Patio, P-G Schools *********************************************************************** 1 ½ Story 3 Bedroom Frame Home w/ 1,784 Sq. Ft., Nice KitchenDining Area w/ Floating Floor Tile, Living Room, Family Room, 1 Bath, 3 Bedrooms (1 Down, 2 Up), Extra Upstairs Storage Room, Covered Patio between the Home and a 26’x24’ Detached Insulated Garage, Patio Leads to a Private Open Deck, Very Beautifully Landscaped Property, Flagstone Stepping Paths Guide you through Gorgeous and Creative Gardens, Arches, Trellises, Trees, Shrubs, and Plants Galore in a Tasteful Garden Landscape, Blacktop Driveway, OttawaGlandorf Schools

AUCTION LOCATION: Auction held at the Ottawa V.F.W. Hall Front Room @ 212 W 2nd Street Ottawa, OH

23.4 ACRES +/- FARMLAND in OTTAWA TWP.

REAL ESTATE SELLS FIRST

Section 25 of Ottawa Twp. in Putnam County, OH FARM LOCATION: On East Side of Ottawa, Ohio on US 224 - Just East of Ottawa Dr. w/ Frontage on US 224 “WATCH FOR AUCTION SIGNS”

Parcel #1 — 83.42 Acres Parcel #2 — Country Home Parcel #3 — 78.50 acres

PARCEL #1: App. 23.4 Acres +/- in the North Part of NE ¼ of Section 25 in Ottawa Twp. Putnam Co., OH. Mixture of Mostly Fulton/ Toledo Soils w/ Good Access off of St. Rt. 224 Just East of Ottawa Dr. Ottawa, Ohio, Ottawa-Glandorf Local School District. “THIS PARCEL WAS LAID OUT IN 47 LOTS YEARS AGO”

OPEN HOUSE Friday, Nov. 18 Sunday, Nov. 20 5:00 – 6:00 pm

AUCTION MANAGER: This auction is managed by Martin Schroeder, Realtor-Auctioneer-Land Agent. For information call: Office at 419-943-3767 or cell at 419-969-0789. Marty Schroeder & Doug Fenbert, Auctioneers. MORE DETAILS: Visit www.schroeder.homestead. com for complete terms on the sale of the Real Estate and for pictures and complete listing of chattel property.

From the Estate of Vincent Okuley, deceased Case #2011-1137 Michael Okuley, Executor

For TERMS, Maps, FSA Please Contact AARON SIEFKER or view on web @ www.siefkerauctions.com Owners:

Elizabeth & Jeff Ducey Trustees & Eileen Schumacher Trustee Conducted By:

SIEFKER REAL ESTATE & AUCTION CO. OTTAWA, OHIO Aaron Siefker, Broker/ Auctioneer Tom Robbins, Auctioneer 419-538-6184 Office 419-235-0789 Mobile Licensed and Bonded in Favor of State of Ohio Find us on the web @ www.siefkerauctions.com CLIP & SAVE

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WHY RENT?? *2 STORY COZY GILBOA HOME READY TO MOVE IN! 207 PEARL ST.*GILBOA*OHIO

Newly Remodeled Eat-In Kitchen (New Appliances in 2007 All Stay) Open to Family Room. Totally Remodeled Bath, Utility Room (Washer and Dryer Also Stay!!) 2 Large Bedrooms, Shaded Porch, Rear Private Patio and Huge Back Yard. Ready to move in and feel at home! ***********************************************************************

“SATURDAY” * NOVEMBER 19TH, 2011 AUCTION LOCATION: 1794 Road 151 Grover Hill, OH

10:00 A.M. SHARP!

“WATCH FOR AUCTION SIGNS”

PLEASE BE ON TIME * VERY FEW SMALL ITEMS

CONTINENTAL RANCH TOTAL REMODEL UPDATE IN 2004 201 N 3RD * CONTINENTAL * OH

Total Remodel in 2004, Nicely Updated Kitchen and Both Bathrooms, 3 Bedrooms, Family Room, Utility, Attached 2 Car Garage, Rear Deck Added in 2010 to Enjoy the Large Back Yard w/ Mature Trees for Shade, Continental Schools Sellers will help with Closing Costs UP TO $ 2,000.00!! ***********************************************************************

3 BEDROOM BRICK RANCH IN OTTOVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT 12909 ROAD 21-L CLOVERDALE, OH

1988 Brick Ranch Home w/ 1834 Sq. Ft. Plus Full Basement, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Attached 2 Car Garage, Above Ground Pool, 40x56 Pole Barn Built 1997, 24x40 Storage Shed, New Roof Just Installed!, Ottoville LSD ***********************************************************************

OTTAWA COUNTRY “NO NEED TO GO TO THE LAKE VACATION AT HOME” 14100 ST. RT. 15 OTTAWA, OH

Beautiful Home Styled as a Country Farm House on 3.7 Acres, Raised Gardens with a White Picket Fence, Pond, Sand Volley Ball Court, and Storage Shed-Man’s Cave finishes this Country Setting for a Large Family that Enjoys the Outdoors. This 2 Story, Vinyl Home has 2,426 Sq. Ft. Living Space with a Full Basement Mostly Finished-Perfect for Lots of Activities, 4 or 5 Bedrooms - Master Suite with Lg Walk-In Closet, Additional 2/3 Bedrooms in Basement, 4 Unique Full Baths Keeps Everyone on Time! ***********************************************************************

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES I.O.O.F. BUILDING-DOWNTOWN OTTAWANEXT TO COURTHOUSE > ** ENERGY STAR PERFORMANCE BUILDING!! ** <

They are investing in several other projects to reach even a better energy rating! Call our office for more details!!! 227 E MAIN ST. * OTTAWA, OH Three Story Office

Building * First Floor Street Grade, Presently Used for Fraternity Lodge / Commercial Office Building, Accessible from Main St., Court St., and Rear Alley, Elevator 1-3 Floors, Village Water & Sewer, Gas & Electric Utilities, Most Units on Ground Floor Have Own Entrance, Restrooms on All Floors, 8095.5 Sq. Ft. Per Floor, Standing Seam Roof ***********************************************************************

EXTREMELY NICE JOHN DEERE TRACTORS * COMBINE * HEADS

2010 John Deere 7330 MFWD Tractor Cab, Air, Power Quad Trans 18.4-R38 Tires, 14.9-R28 Frt. Tires, 3 Scv’s, Q.H. ONLY 170 Hours “LIKE NEW TRACTOR” Ser. # RW7330H020429 1999 JD 8100 MFWD Tractor Cab, Air, P.S. Trans, Buddy Seat, 18.4-R46 Tires & Hub Duals, 16.9-R30 Front Tires, Q.H. 4 SCV’s, ONLY 1340 Frt. Wts. Large 1000 P.T.O. Extremely Nice Tractor, S# RW8100PO027343 1992 John Deere 4960 MFWD Tractor Cab, Air P.S. Trans ONLY 2758 Hrs. 3 Remotes, 20.8-R42 Tires, 18.4-26 Frts, Frt. Fenders & Wts. Large 1,000 P.T.O. Ser.#RW4960P001728 2000 John Deere 6410 Tractor ONLY 1137 Hrs. Cab, Air, PQ. Trans, 2 Remotes, New 16.9-38 Tires 1980 John Deere 4440 Tractor ONLY 4641 Hrs. Cab, Air, Quad, Frt. Wts, 3 Remotes, 18.4-42 Tires 2005 John Deere Gator TS, Gas, Manual Bed, 274 Hrs, Ser. # W04X0SD005170 2004 John Deere 9560 STS Combine Contour Master, Green Star Ready, Buddy Seat, Yield Monitors, Reverser, Chopper, 18.4-38 Dual Tires, 18.4-26 Rear Tires Hopper Topper Bin Extension, ONLY 1581 Engine Hours/ 1047 Separator Hours Ser. # HO9560S710284 “VERY NICE COMBINE” 2005 John Deere 630F Hydra-Flex Grain Head For Contour Master, UM HT30 Header Wagon 2001 John Deere 693 6x 30 Corn Head, 3Pt. Head Carrier

TRUCK * FARM EQUIPMENT * TILLAGE *

INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE Building Renovated & Updated 2006 FENCED RETAIL OR STORAGE LOT

OPEN HOUSE TO VIEW EQUIPMENT: Saturday * NOVEMBER 12th, 2011 * 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. OWNERS: DENNIS & CHERYL BIDLACK Cell-419-233-0579 Home-419-587-3969 View PICTURES on the web @ www.siefkerauctions.com * NOTE: THIS IS A GOOD QUALITY AUCTION YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS TERMS: Cash or Good Check Day of Auction * Out of State Please Bring Bank Letter of Credit Loader Tractor on Day of Auction So Bring Your Trucks! Not Responsible for Accidents

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2000 IH 9100 Single Axel Semi Tractor w/ C-12 Cat 265 HP. 9 Speed Trans11R-22.5 Tires; 1996 Hawk-Master 28’ Tandem Grain Trailer w/ Roll Tarp; 1992 Ford F-150 4x4 Pickup V-8 Auto, 130K Miles Farm Truck; 02 John Deere 1760 12x30 NT Planter Finger Pickup Liq. Fert. Micro Nutr. Sys. Row Cleaners, Nice!,G-P 20’ NT Drillw/ Seeder, Yetter Markers, Center Pivot Hitch, Seed Lock Wheels, Monitor, Rolling Harrow; G-P 20’ NT Drill Twin-Row Bean Planter 21” Center, G-P Markers, Newer CP Cart, Rolling Harrow; Remlinger Strip-Till 12x30 on J.D. Planter Frame w/ Markers, Gauge Wheels; J.D. 960 32’ Danish Tine Cultivator; IH 490 Hyd. Fold 28’ Wheel Disc, 7½ Spacing, Rear Hitch; Top-Air 500 Gal. Sprayer 60’ Booms, Foam Marker; 1,000 Gal Nurse Tank Trailer w/ Pump; 1,000 Gal Nurse Tank on J.D. Gear w/ Pump; Arts-Way Model 2400 24’ Hyd. Fold Land Plane; 28” UM Hyd Fold H.D. Harrigator Inboard Wheels; DMI 11 Shank Anhydrous Applicator Toolbar for 82% Disc Healers; AMCO PD-10 3Pt. Power Ditcher; Westfield 10x61 Hyd. Swing Auger/ Westfield 8x31 Loadout Auger w/ 7 ½ HP Electric Motor; Kill Bros. 390 Split Box Gravity Wagon on 13 Ton Gears; (5) Kill Bros 385 Gravity Wagons on 13 Ton Gears w/ Cement Tires, Lights; K.B. 350 Gravity on UM Gear, J&M 250 Gravity on J.D. Gear w/ Hyd. Auger; 11K Steel 28% Tank Heavy Walls; Poly 3K 28% Tank; 1000 & 750 Poly Tanks; Transfer Pumps; 8 HP Augermate; Portable Hyd Auger; 3 Pt Forklift; 3 Pt Boom; (2) JD Draw Bars; Nice Selection of Like New S-K Hand Tools End Wrenches Standard & Metric; Jumbo Wrenches Some Super Chrome; Reg. & Impact Sockets; Ratchets & Extensions; Chisels; Crescents; C-Clamps; Royobi 10” Planner; Dremmel Tool; Wheel Pullers; Swivel Wrenches; Pliers; Fert. Hoses & Connections; Clover Seed Screen for J.D. 9400-9510; New Ace Sprayer Pump; Elec. Motors; 5 Sets J.D. Rear Wts; J.D. Cylinders; Clarke 100 Wire Welder; Homelite 4400 Generator; 2-500 Fuel Tanks w/ Pumps; 1000 Diesel Tank w/ Pump; Spare Tires; Few Farm Misc.

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OTTAWA HOME VERY INVITING INSIDE & OUT! 618 N. TAFT STREET * OTTAWA * OH

CRAIG A. WARNIMONT Agent for Owners

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1 Story, 3 Bedroom, Vinyl & Brick Sided Home w/ 2,120 Sq. Ft., Plus 650 Sq. Ft. Partially Finished Basement, Nice Kitchen w/ Corian Countertops, Family Room w/ Fireplace, Living Room w/ Crown Molding, 1½ Baths, Large Utility w/ Built In Cabinets, Beautiful Large Rec Room w/ Cathedral Ceiling, Ceramic Tile & 5 Person Hot Tub, Large Attached Garage, Extra 30’ x 30’ Storage Building, Rear Deck, Rear Patio w/ Brick Path to the ½ Acre Pond, Miller City - New Cleveland Schools ***********************************************************************

Approximately 128 acres of farmland in Palmer Township in Putnam County, Ohio is being offered for private sale: A FARM CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 128.4 ACRES OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, situated in Sections 26 and 27 of Palmer Township, Putnam County, Ohio. 1.The Property will be sold in two (2) tracts, consisting of approximately 43.5 acres and 84.9 acres respectively. 2.The sale will be held by sealed bid, and bid packages are available at the Law Offices of Schroeder, Blankemeyer and Schroeder, LLP, 315 East Main Street in Ottawa, Ohio. 3.All bids must be delivered to the Law Offices of Schroeder, Blankemeyer and Schroeder, LLP on or before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2011. Only bidders will be permitted to participate when BIDS ARE OPENED AT THE LAW OFFICES OF SCHROEDER, BLANKEMEYER AND SCHROEDER, LLP, 315 EAST MAIN STREET, OTTAWA, OHIO ON NOVEMBER 22, 2011. 4.Further terms and requirements of sale noted in the bid package.

From HAMLER, drive 2¼ miles South on St. Rt. 109 to Co. Road Y (The Ridge Road), then West 2½ miles to Road 11-A. OR from HOLGATE, drive 3¼ miles South on St. Rt. 108 to Co. Road Y, (The Ridge Road), then East 2½ miles to Road 11-A. Please note that Road 11-A which is located between Rd. Y to the south and Rd. D to the North is a stone/ gravel road offering limited travel. Watch for auction directional signs.

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County Huntington National Successor in Interest by Merger to Sky Bank, 2361 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229, Plaintiff vs. Timothy Lynn Krogman et al, aka Timothy L Krogman’s Unknown Heirs, Creditors, Devisees, Legatees, Administrators, Defendant, Case No. 2011 CV 00103. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Gilboa to-wit: 203 Blanchard Street, Gilboa, OH 45875 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Parcel Number: 5-047140.0000 Said Premises Located at 203 Blanchard Street, Gilboa, OH 45875 Said Premises Appraised at $30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than twothirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Kris D. Felty, Plaintiff Attorney 1500 West Third Street, Suite 400 Cleveland, OH 44113 (216) 588-1500

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County Schmidt Mortgage Company, 20545 Center Ridge Road #250, Rocky River, OH 44116, Plaintiff vs. Bradley Wayne Fuller et al, aka Bradley Wayne Fuller, 24312 Roac C, Continental, OH 45831, Defendant, Case No. 2011 CV 00147. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Continental to-wit: 304 W. Rice Street, Continental, OH 45831 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Parcel Number: 24-060190.0000 Said Premises Located at 304 W. Rice Street, Continental, OH 45831 Said Premises Appraised at $75,000.00 (Seventy Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Robert R. Hoose, Plaintiff Attorney 4500 Courthouse Blvd. Suite 400 Stow, OH 44224 (330) 436-0300

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County Lasalle Bank National Association %Litton Loan Serving LP, 4828 Loop Central Drive, Houston, TX 77081, Plaintiff vs. Raymundo L Nunez Jr et al, 701 East Liberty Street, PO Box 11, Leipsic, OH 45856, Defendant, Case No. 2008 CV 00198. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Leipsic to-wit: 701 East Liberty Street, Leipsic, OH 45856-1426 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Parcel Numbers: 61-088010.0000, 61-102070 & 61-087200 Said Premises Located at 701 East Liberty Street, Leipsic, OH 45856-1426 Said Premises Appraised at $60,000.00 (Sixty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than twothirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Robert R. Hoose, Plaintiff Attorney 4500 Courthouse Blvd. Suite 400 Stow, OH 44224 (330) 436-0300

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP %Bank of America/Countrywide, Plano, TX 75024, Plaintiff vs. Michael A. Speiser, et al, 23410 State Route 613, Continental, OH 45831, Defendant, Case No. 2009 CV 00131. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Township of Monroe to-wit: 23410 State Route 613, Continental, OH 45831 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Permanent Parcel Number: 22-029060.0300 Said Premises Located at 23410 State Route 613, Continental, OH 45831 Said Premises Appraised at $125,000.00 (One Hundred Twenty Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Ashley R. Carnes, Plaintiff Attorney P.O. Box 5480 Cincinnati, OH 45201-5480 (419) 241-3100

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ESTATE OF NEWLAND, DONALD W, DECEASED, CASE NO. 20101198 PUBLICATION OF NOTICE (R.C. 2115.16) “TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF NEWLAND, DONALD W, DECEASED, PUTNAM COUNTY PROBATE COURT, CASE NUMBER 20101198. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of his or her trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be held in the Court on 12/08/2011 at 10:00 a.m. The Court is located at 245 East Main Street, Ottawa, Ohio, on the Second Floor of the Courthouse. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. Michael A. Borer Probate Judge/Clerk November 9, 2011

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NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PLUM CREST, INC. Please take notice that Plum Crest, Inc., an Ohio corporation having its principal office at 19398 SR 115, Columbus Grove, Ohio, 45830, Putnam County, Ohio, duly adopted a resolution to dissolve and wind up its affairs effective December 31, 2011. A certificate of dissolution will be filed with the Ohio Secretary of State. November 9 & 16, 2011

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ORDINANCE NO. 11-27 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 11-04 THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE COMPLYING WITH SECTION 4.11 OF THE VILLAGE OF OTTAWA CHARTER Ordinance No. 11-27 in its entirety is on file in the Clerk’s Office for public inspection during normal business hours. PASSED: October 24, 2011 ATTEST: Barbara J. Brickner Clerk-Treasurer APPROVED: J. Dean Meyer, Mayor Novebmer 2 & 9, 2011

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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS PUTNAM COUNTY, OHIO Palmer Township Trustees, Plaintiff, vs. Roy L. Moore, PO Box 147, Continental, Ohio 45831 and Dessie Moore, PO Box 147, Continental, Ohio 45831, Defendants. Case No. 2011 CV 00209. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION Roy L. Moore and Dessie Moore, their heirs and assigns, whose last known address is P.O. Box 147, Continental, Ohio 45831, and whose current address is unknown and cannot be ascertained with reasonable diligence, please take notice that a Complaint for Abatement of Nuisance and/or Refuse and Debris on Property has been filed in teh Court of Common Pleas, Putnam County, Ottawa, Ohio, Case Number 2011CV209, by Plaintiff, Palmer Township Trustees. WHEREBY, Plaintiff prays for an Order requiring the Defendants, and/or their heirs and assigns, to abate and/ or remove debris from their property or for an order directing the Palmer Township Trustees to do so and assess the costs thereof to Defendant’s Tax Duplicate and for such other orders as the Court deems necessary. Please take notice that you are required to answer said Complaint for Abatement within twenty-eight (28) days after publication. November 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7 & 14, 2011

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County Huntington National Bank, Succ by Merger to Sky Bank, 2361 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229, Plaintiff vs. Becky J Snavely et al, 15892 State Route 115, Columbus Grove, OH 4830, Defendant, Case No. 2010 CV 00215. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Township of Union to-wit: 15892 State Route 115, Columbus Grove, OH 45830 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Parcel Numbers: 53-020060.000 & 53-020120.0000 Said Premises Located at 15892 State Route 115, Columbus Grove, OH 45830 Said Premises Appraised at $105,000.00 (One Hundred Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Robert H. Young, Plaintiff Attorney 323 W. Lakeside Avenue, Suite 200 Cleveland, OH 44113 (216) 685-1170 00026436

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ESTATE OF JERWERS, DONALD L, DECEASED, CASE NO. 20111012 PUBLICATION OF NOTICE (R.C. 2115.16) “TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF JERWERS, DONALD L, DECEASED, PUTNAM COUNTY PROBATE COURT, CASE NUMBER 20111012. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of his or her trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be held in the Court on 12/08/2011 at 10:00 a.m. The Court is located at 245 East Main Street, Ottawa, Ohio, on the Second Floor of the Courthouse. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. Michael A. Borer Probate Judge/Clerk November 9, 2011

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COUNTY: PUTNAM PUBLIC NOTICE The following applications and/or verified complaints were received, and the following draft, proposed and final actions were issued, by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) last week. The complete public notice including additional instructions for submitting comments, requesting information or a public hearing, or filing an appeal may be obtained at: http://www.epa. ohio.gov/actions.aspx or Hearing Clerk, Ohio EPA, 50 W. Town St. P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216. Ph: 614-644-2129 email: HClerk@epa.state.oh.us APPROVAL OF APPLICATION FOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL LOAN FUND ASSISTANCE COLUMBUS GROVE 113 E SYCAMORE ST COLUMBUS GROVE, OH 45830 ACTION DATE : 09/28/2011 FACILITY DESCRIPTION: CW FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IDENTIFICATION NO. : CS390275-0003 Wastewater treatment plant improvements. November X, 2011

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 The State of Ohio, Putnam County Citimortgage Inc, 1000 Technology Drive, MS 314, O Fallon, MO 63368, Plaintiff vs. Mario Hernandez Jr et al, 8622 County Road P, Napoleon, OH 43545, Defendant, Case No. 2010 CV 00236. In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the east door of the Court House in Ottawa, Ohio in the above named County, on Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Putnam and the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Leipsic to-wit: 117 West Sugar Street, Leipsic, OH 45856 Legal Description A FULL LEGAL DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Parcel No: 61-058170.0000 Said Premises Located at 117 West Sugar Street, Leipsic, OH 45856 Said Premises Appraised at $45,000.00 (Forty Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars) and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. TERMS OF SALE: An initial deposit of 10% of the successful bid is due and payable at the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, by 4:00 P.M., the day of the sale. The balance of the amount bid is due and payable upon confirmation of sale and delivery of deed. All payments are payable by certified check or Money Order. The only real estate taxes, which shall be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the subject real property, are those which are due and payable as of the date of the sale and may not include special assessments. Federal tax liens may not be extinguished by this sale. All property sold at Sheriff’s sale is sold on and “as is” basis. There is no warranty or guarantee. Any delinquent water and sewer bills may be the responsibility of the purchaser. The successful bidder must present proper identification at the time their bid is accepted by the officer in charge of the sale. Note to the public: The appraisal may or may not have been an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff and the Appraisers are not liable for the condition of the property that was appraised. Phone inquires may be directed to the attorney listed below, or to the Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, at 419-5233208. Web address: www.sheriffoff.com James R. Beutler, Sheriff, Putnam County, Ohio Greg Westrick, Deputy Peter L. Mehler, Plaintiff Attorney 2450 Edison Blvd. P.O. Box 968 Twinsburg, OH 44087 (330) 425-4201

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PROBATE COURT OF PUTNAM COUNTY, OHIO IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF Katie Renee Bogner TO Kaytiana Renee Thomas Case No. 20119007 NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME Rev. Code, Sec. 2717.01 Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in the Probate Court of Putnam County, Ohio, requesting the change of name of Katie Renee Bogner to Kaytiana Renee Thomas. The hearing on the application will be held on the 19th day of December, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. in the Probate Court of Putnam County, located on the Second floor of the Courthouse, Ottawa, OH. Bogner, Katie Renee, Applicant 11052 Rd 1 Mount Cory, OH 45868 Michael A. Borer, Judge By: Dawn R. Maag, Deputy Clerk

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