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Wednesday,July10,2013 50¢daily Delphos,Ohio
OHSAA announces scholarships,
Railroad Heritage Weekend at VW
fairgrounds, p3
Herald Editor
Westrick, Ottawa, will fill
the open Jefferson Middle
Board of Education chose
Westrick from a field of 24
applicants, eight of whom
were interviewed. Middle
school teachers Larry
Tammy Wirth were on the
ly assistant high school prin-
cipal at Bryan City Schools
of Swanton Middle School.
He also taught at Lima City
He earned his master’s of
science in education from the
He earned his bachelor’s at the
ment, Board President Perry
Wiltsie made a formal state-
ment thanking Frank Sukup
search for a long-term super-
Westrick tapped as middle school principal
Delphos City Schools
Herald Editor
DELPHOS — Newly-hired Principal Doug Westrick will
hit the groundrunning nextMondaywhen heofficiallytakes
“I am ready to get in there and start building connections
and relationships,” Westrick said Tuesday. “I feel very fortu-
The Delphos City Schools Board of Education announced
Westrick’s hiring at Monday’s school board meeting. He
Although this is his first full principalship, Westrick has
dealt with students on an administrative level at Bryan City
Schools as assistant middle school principal and as dean of
Westrick knows his first step is to get acquainted with
the trust of my co-workers and getting to know the students,
Delphos City School Interim Superintendent Frank Sukup, right, attends his final
school board meeting Monday evening. (Delphos Herald/Nancy Spencer)
See SCHOOL, page 10
Jane Higbie of the Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District brought
a container of worms and soil for participants of the Delphos Public Library’s
Summer Reading Program to examine. Higbie presented “Wormology,” a program
detailing the anatomy of worms and all the benefits they provide for soil. Children
also got to see the worms up close and personal. (Delphos Herald/Stacy Taff)
SWCD’s Higbie offers ‘Wormology’ at library
The Associated Press
argument against President Barack
House Speaker John Boehner,
R-Ohio, and other senior Republicans
At a Capitol Hill news conference,
Boehner vowed to hold another vote
this month to remove the individual
“If businesses can get relief from
Obamacare, the rest ofAmerica ought
told reporters. He later added, “We’ll
“I never thought I’d see the day
when the White House and the presi-
said the law provides financial aid to
low-incomeAmericans and is flexible
so that people facing financial hard-
Carney said, is “pretty rich coming
from leaders who have now voted to
repeal the Affordable Care Act going
on 40 times, and who promised to do
it again, to charge up that hill, only
again not to reach the top, rather than
focus on the work that the American
Asked whether public confidence
in the law could be eroded by delays
and by the change in the smoking
provision, Carney said, “A piece of
legislation like this, to be responsibly
year’s congressional elections, as the
law’s big push to cover the uninsured
gets underway. Foes are betting the
coverage rollout will be full of prob-
lems, particularly since about half the
states have refused to support the fed-
Under the law, middle-class people
with no access to job-based coverage
will be eligible for subsidized private
people will be steered to an expand-
ed version of Medicaid in states that
age requirements for individuals as
well as companies with 50 or more
See HEALTH, page 10
DHI Correspondent
Lincolnview graduate Jason Keltner has used his career and
Keltner grew up just a few minutes outside of Van Wert
with his parents, Larry and Kathy Keltner. After graduating
from Lincolnview High School in 1999, the young graduate
While he had always been interested in flying, it was his
service to the military that finally helped him to obtain this
at SheppardAir Force Base inWichita Falls,Texas, in 2003,
Military pilot Jason Keltner with his wife, Megan, and
daughter, Piper. (Submitted photo)
See FLYING, page 10
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Vol. 143 No. 18
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TODAY: Showers and
t hunderst orms l i kel y.
Some thunderstorms may
produce heavy rainfall in
the morning. Highs in the
mid 80s. West winds 10 to
15 mph. Chance of precipi-
tation 70 percent.
TONIGHT: Most l y
clear. A 20 percent chance
of showers and thunder-
storms through midnight.
Cooler. Lows in the lower
60s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
sunny. Highs around 80.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Clear. Lows in the upper
50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
Clear. Highs in the lower
80s. Lows in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY: Mostly clear.
Highs in the upper 80s.
Lows in the upper 60s.
Corn $6.47
Wheat $6.53
Soybeans $15.96
A girl was born July 7 to
Lauren and Kyle Kramer
of Delphos.
A girl was born July 6
to Katie and Shad Sacks
of Elida.
A girl was born July 7
to Hilary and Scott Gasser
of Fort Jennings.
The following individuals appeared Tuesday before
Judge Charles Steele in Van Wert County Common Pleas
Changes of plea
Thomas Hathaway, 28, Grand Rapids, Mich., changed
his plea to guilty to a charge of breaking and entering, a
felony of the fifth degree.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set
sentencing for July 31.
Darren Riggs, 42, Van Wert, entered a plea of guilty to
an amended charge of attempting to corrupt another with
drugs, a felony of the fifth degree. He was previously charge
with corrupting another with drugs, a felony of the fourth
degree, and with endangering children, a misdemeanor of
the first degree. The misdemeanor was dismissed and the
felony four amended for his plea.
The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set
sentencing for Aug. 21.
Zachary Brinkman, 25, Middle Point, appeared for a
treatment in lieu violation for failing to report to probation
and for a positive drug test. The case was ordered continued
for more research into whether the drugs involved were
prescribed to him.
Tasha Comment, 30, Van Wert, appeared for a probation
violation for failing to report to probation, failing a drug test
and failing to follow through with counseling.
She admitted the violation and was re-sentenced to 3
years community control under the same conditions as
before plus 73 days in the county jail. A 12-month prison
term was deferred.
Alexandra Whisman, 19, Van Wert, appeared for a pro-
bation violation for failing a drug test.
She admitted the violation and was resentenced to
three year community control with up to six months at the
WORTH Center. An 11-month prison term was deferred.
Joshua Rager, 28, Van Wert, appeared for a bond viola-
tion for a positive drug test. He admitted the violation. He
was ordered re-released on a surety bond until his next pre-
trial hearing.
Tracy Hartman, 38, Van Wert, requested to be excused
from attending a deposition of a doctor in his pending case.
He made the request and signed a waiver in open court to
allow the deposition to be conducted without his presence.
One Year Ago
The Ohio Department of Natural
Resources has continued draining the
Miami-Erie Canal, having drained the lock
adjacent to Third Street. The department is
planning three local projects, two of which
are at the lock. In addition to repairs near
the railroad tracks, the state will repair
concrete at the lock’s catwalk and west
25 Years Ago – 1988
Dance students of Barbara Lloyd Dance
Studio, Elida, are Christopher Schwinnen,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schwinnen;
Shifawn Washan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Pat Washan; Karin Talley, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Chuck Talley; Tricia Calvelage,
daughter of Roger and Vikki Calvelage;
Renee Shenk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Kevin Shenk; Tracey Calvelage, sister of
Tricia; and Melissa Roach, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Dave Roach.
Raymond Holdgreve, of Delphos, sub-
mitted a photo to the Herald of his father’s
family, Casimer and Sophia Holdgreve
and children; Ann, Louise, Ida, Anthony,
Casimer, Rose, Charles, Sophia and Otto.
The photo was taken in the 1890s. The farm
on which Ray Holdgreve lives has been in
the family name since 1846. The deed was
signed by President James K. Polk.
Taking top honors in the rabbit judg-
ing show at the Putnam County Fair were
brothers Nathan and Cory Meyer, sons of
Don and Kay Meyer of Fort Jennings. Cory,
10, a three-year member of Fort Jennings
Showmen, showed his mixed-breed black
rabbits to the grand championship pen of
fryers. Nathan’s Champagnes took reserve
grand champion pen of fryers ribbon and
trophy. He is a four-year member of Fort
Jennings Showmen.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Members of the Junior Classical League
of Delphos St. John’s High School met
recently at the school with plans for sum-
mer activities being discussed. Picnics,
swimming parties and such summer outings
were discussed and it was decided to keep
the plans open for other ideas which may be
presented at the next meeting July 12.
Karen Hayes was named to head a com-
mittee working for a swimming party. Plans
have been completed for Elida Garden
Club’s annual flower show to be staged
July 25 in the cafeteria at the Elida school.
Commercial exhibits will be displayed by
Elida businesses. As an added attraction,
Mrs. Vincent Holmes, a club member, will
have on display a group of her paintings.
Pauline Gremling was hostess to the
members of the Amicidia Club Tuesday
in the home of her sister, Mrs. Ambrose
Wannemacher. Cards formed the evening’s
entertainment with high honors going
to Mrs. William Heiing and low to Mrs.
Darrell Keck. Mrs. William Link received
the traveling award.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Cecilia Kaverman and Mrs. Frank
Kriscamp, members of the local review of
the Women’s Benefit Association, will be in
attendance at the inter-state W.B.A. conven-
tion to be held in Port Huron, Mich., next
week. Mrs. Kaverman is a delegate from
the Delphos review. The convention is held
Olive Blythe, West Ohio Street, was
hostess to the members of the C.I.C. Class
of the United Brethren Church and a group
of guests at her home Friday evening. Ruth
Good presented a resume of the Young
People’s meeting held recently at Lakeside,
A trumpet solo was rendered by Grace
Woodworth and several violin selections
were played by Robert Blythe. James R.
Buchholtz, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F.
Buchholtz, South Main Street, will leave
Sunday for Evanston, Illinois, where he will
take a five-week course in the Department
of Speech at Northwestern University. He
had been awarded a scholarship by the
Associated Press
Today is Wednesday, July 10, the
191st day of 2013. There are 174 days
left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On July 10, 1913, the highest record-
ed shade temperature was measured
in Death Valley, Calif., at 134 degrees
Fahrenheit (56.7 degrees Celsius).
(Previously, the highest recorded shade
temperature in the world, 136.4 degrees
Fahrenheit, 58 Celsius, was said to
have occurred in 1922 in present-day
Libya, but the accuracy of that read-
ing was disputed in 2012 by the World
Meteorological Organization.)
On this date:
In 1509, theologian John Calvin, a
key figure of the Protestant Reformation,
was born in Noyon, Picardy, France.
In 1890, Wyoming became the 44th
In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson
personally delivered the Treaty of
Versailles to the Senate, and urged
its ratification. (However, the Senate
rejected it.)
In 1940, during World War II, the
Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces
began attacking southern England by
air. (The Royal Air Force was ultimately
In 1951, armistice talks aimed at end-
ing the Korean War began at Kaesong.
In 1962, AT&T’s Telstar 1 commu-
nications satellite, capable of relaying
television signals and telephone calls,
was launched by NASA from Cape
In 1978, ABC-TV launched its refor-
matted evening newscast, “World News
Tonight,” with anchors Frank Reynolds,
Peter Jennings and Max Robinson.
In 1985, the Greenpeace protest ship
Rainbow Warrior was sunk with explo-
sives in Auckland, New Zealand by
French intelligence agents; one activist
was killed. Bowing to pressure from
irate customers, the Coca-Cola Co. said
it would resume selling old-formula
Coke, while continuing to sell New
Ten years ago: During a visit to
Botswana, President George W. Bush
pledged to the nation with what was
then the world’s highest AIDS infection
rate that it would have a strong partner
in his administration in fighting the dis-
ease. Spain opened its first mosque in
500 years. Astronomers announced they
had found the oldest and most distant
planet yet, a huge, gaseous sphere 13
billion years old and 5,600 light years
away. Lord Shawcross, Britain’s chief
prosecutor at the Nazi war crimes tri-
als in Nuremberg, died in Cowbeech,
England, at age 101.
Five years ago: President George
W. Bush signed a bill overhauling rules
about government eavesdropping and
granting immunity to telecommunica-
tions companies that helped the U.S.
spy on Americans in suspected terrorism
cases. The Senate handily confirmed
Gen. David Petraeus as the top com-
mander in the Middle East.
One year ago: Clashing over the
economy, President Barack Obama chal-
lenged Mitt Romney to join him in
allowing tax hikes for rich Americans
like them; Romney dismissed the idea
and redirected charges that he had sent
jobs overseas when he worked in private
equity, calling Obama the real “outsourc-
er-in-chief.” An Israeli court cleared for-
mer Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of the
central charges in a multi-case corruption
trial that forced him from power, but con-
victed him of a lesser charge of breach
of trust, for which Olmert received a
suspended one-year jail sentence. The
National League romped to an 8-0 vic-
tory over the American League in the
All-Star game.
Today’s Birthdays: Former boxer
Jake LaMotta is 92. Writer-producer
Earl Hamner Jr. is 90. Director Ivan
Passer is 80. Actor Lawrence Pressman
is 74. Singer Mavis Staples is 74. Actor
Mills Watson is 73. Actor Robert Pine is
72. Actor Ron Glass is 68. Actress Sue
Lyon is 67. Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is
66. Rock musician Dave Smalley is 64.
Country-folk singer-songwriter Cheryl
Wheeler is 62. Rock singer Neil Tennant
(Pet Shop Boys) is 59. Banjo player
Bela Fleck is 55. Country musician
Shaw Wilson (BR549) is 53. Country
singer-songwriter Ken Mellons is 48.
Rock musician Peter DiStefano (Porno
for Pyros) is 48. Actor Gale Harold is
44. Country singer Gary LeVox (Rascal
Flatts) is 43. Actor Aaron D. Spears is 42.
Actress Sofia Vergara is 41. Rockabilly
singer Imelda May is 39. Actor Adrian
Grenier is 37. Actress Gwendoline Yeo
is 36. Actor Thomas Ian Nicholas is 33.
Singer-actress Jessica Simpson is 33.
Rock musician John Spiker is 32.
Expert says evidence jibes with Zimmerman’s story
Associated Press
SANFORD, Fla. — The tra-
jectory of the bullet and gunpow-
der on Trayvon Martin’s body
support George Zimmerman’s
account that the teen was on
top of him when the defendant
shot and killed Martin, an expert
on gunshot wounds testified
Forensic pathologist Dr.
Vincent DiMaio also used pho-
tographs of Zimmerman to point
out where he appeared to have
been struck during testimony that
took up a significant portion of
the day’s hearing. Defense attor-
neys, who said they may wrap
up their case today, were hoping
DiMaio’s testimony would help
convince jurors of Zimmerman’s
claims that he shot Martin in self-
DiMaio, who was hired by
the defense, said the muzzle of
Zimmerman’s gun was against
Martin’s clothing and it was any-
where from two to four inches
from Martin’s skin.
“This is consistent with Mr.
Zimmerman’s account that Mr.
Martin was over him, lean-
ing forward at the time he was
shot,” said DiMaio, the former
chief medical examiner in San
DiMaio testified that lacera-
tions to the back of Zimmerman’s
head were consistent with it strik-
ing a concrete sidewalk. Later,
when looking at photos of
Zimmerman’s injuries taken the
night of the shooting, DiMaio
identified six separate impacts to
Zimmerman’s face and head. He
said he believed Zimmerman’s
nose had been broken.
“It’s obvious he’s been
punched in the nose and hit in the
head,” he said.
Under cross-examination,
DiMaio conceded that the gun-
shot could also be consistent
with Martin pulling away from
Zimmerman, and that he reached
his conclusion without factoring
in statements from some neigh-
bors who say Zimmerman was
on top of Martin. DiMaio, who
has testified at high-profile tri-
als including that of record pro-
ducer Phil Spector, said witness
accounts are often unreliable.
The pathologist said he had been
paid $2,400 by the defense.
DiMaio’s testimony also
addressed the difference between
Zimmerman’s account that he
had placed Martin’s arms out to
his sides and a photo taken after
the shooting that shows Martin’s
arms under his body. The
pathologist said Martin would
have been conscious for 10 to 15
seconds after the shooting as a
reserve supply of oxygen ran out
of his body, and during that time
he could have moved his arms.
After DiMaio testified, the
911 calls that captured sounds
of the fatal encounter were dis-
cussed again. Defense attorneys
called Sanford City Manager
Norton Bonaparte to the witness
stand to describe the circum-
stances of how Martin’s fam-
ily came to hear the 911 tapes.
Bonaparte said he played the 911
tapes while members of Martin’s
family sat together at City Hall.
He played them as a courtesy
before they were released pub-
Defense attorneys are try-
ing to show that Martin’s family
members may have influenced
each other in concluding the
screams are those of the Miami
teen. Police officers testified for
the defense that it’s better for
someone who is trying to identify
a voice to listen to it alone.
James A. ‘Jim’ Illig
James A. “Jim” Illig, 84,
of Landeck, died at 8:54 a.m.
Tuesday at The Ohio State
University Medical Center,
Visitation will be held at
Harter and Schier Funeral
Home under the direction
of Hanson-Neeley Funeral
Home, Ada.
Further arrangements are
June 24 — No. 383 - Ron
Kahle Jr.
July 1 — No. 612 - Diane
July 8 — No. 700 - Dan
Park giveaway
winners announced
Woman cited
after hitting tree
A Delphos woman was
cited for failure to maintain
reasonable control and hav-
ing an expired license plate
following a one-vehicle
accident reported at 8:40
p.m. Tuesday.
Delphos Police report
indicates Robin Priest, 50,
of Delphos, was traveling
eastbound on East Third
Street and approaching
the intersection of Monroe
Street when she failed
to maintain control on a
curve. The vehicle struck a
large tree. When the officer
arrived, he noted her license
plate tag had expired.
Priest was not injured.
Driver cited
after backing
A Delphos woman was
cited for improper back-
ing following a two-vehicle
crash reported at 2:04 p.m.
According to the Delphos
Police report, Amber Dancer,
36, of Delphos, was back-
ing from a parking space at
1000 Park Avenue when her
vehicle struck a westbound
vehicle on North Street.
No injuries were reported.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 The Herald – 3
Marion Township
Trustees meet
The Marion Township
Trustees held their regu-
lar scheduled meeting on
Monday at the Marion
Township Office with the
following members present:
Joseph Youngpeter, Howard
Violet and Jerry Gilden.
The purpose of the meet-
ing was to pay bills and
conduct ongoing business.
The minutes of the previ-
ous meeting were read and
approved as read.
The Trustees then
reviewed the bills and gave
approval for 20 checks total-
ing $52,119.18.
Road Foreman Elwer
reported he is working on
mowing and tile repair. He
also gave the Trustees an
application from Century
Link to bury fiber along
Buettner Road and Lincoln
Highway and with some
changes made to the appli-
cation the trustees signed it.
Fiscal Officer Kimmet
gave the trustees the Bank
Reconciliation and Fund
Status reports for June 30
to review and sign. He also
asked for a resolution for
the Issue 1 monies which is
#80 in the resolution section
and will be part of these
A resolution accepting
the 2014 Budget was also
posted and is in resolution
section and will be part of
these minutes.
There being no fur-
ther business, a motion to
adjourn by Gilden was sec-
onded by Violet and passed
First Families
of Allen County
LIMA — Allen Co.
Chapter of Ohio Genealogical
Society will hold its 37th
annual First Families of
Allen County at 2 p.m. July
21 at the Allen Co. Museum,
620 W. Market St., Lima.
First Families are those with
ancestors who were in Allen
County before 1840.
Pam Thaman will present
a look at the First Family of
Jacob Delong, based on her
own family.
The public is invited and
refreshments will be served.
Hot Air Festival
plans new event
DHI Correspondent
VAN WERT - The 2013 Van Wert Hot Air Festival will be
a full three-day event this year beginning at 3 p.m. on Sept. 6
and concluding Sept. 8. Saturday and Sunday will include a
brand new event that will include a handful of balloons taking
flight before sunrise.
“Anyone who has ever seen a hot balloon event will be
thrilled by this year’s festival,” said Event Coordinator Jerry
Mazur. “The festival will feature a new event never before
seen in Van Wert — the Dawn Patrol — which will be fol-
lowed by a large breakfast.”
A total of 17 balloons will be taking flight in two separate
launches each day with five balloons taking off before dawn.
Friday’s launches are impromptu and will be determined by
balloon pilots and safety crews. Mazur was very thankful for
all the area businesses that have come together to sponsor this
event to make it possible for a second year.
Just like last year, charity tethered balloon rides will
be available for free for those locally who are challenged.
Elderly in the nursing home hoping to cross off a bucket list
item will also be invited to partake in this special event. Last
year brought 150 people to claim their free ride; this year
more than 200 people are expected to make the flight. Meals
will be included following these rides.
The 2013 festival is also pairing with McDonald’s for a
special promotion. A coloring contest will be held at every
Jerry Lewis McDonald’s location within 10 counties. A free
order of fries will be rewarded to those who enter the contest
and winners will receive free tethered balloon rides.
This festival goes beyond balloon rides and is expected to
include a variety of other events, many of which are free of
cost. Children can enjoy trackless train rides, a petting zoo,
amusement rides, pony rides and miniature golf. Other events
include a corn hole tournament, flea market and craft sales,
helicopter rides, dance recitals and musical entertainment.
The Brew Ha-Ha beer garden will offer adult refresh-
ments but will also be family-oriented. This are will also offer
big screen TVs to keep up-to-date on daily athletics. Many
food vendors will also be present.
Railroad Heritage Weekend
delights participants young and old
Information submitted
VAN WERT — The 2013 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show and Swap
will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14, at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Times
are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
The event, which is sponsored by the Van Wert County Historical Society, will include
a number of vendors of various railroad memorabilia and model train gear, as well as a
number of model train layouts. Admission is $2 for adults, while children 12 and under
are admitted free. There will also be food available.
Dealers can rent a table for $15 and can set up Friday before the show or Saturday
morning before opening. Dealers must stay set up until the show is over.
For more information on the show, call Jan Dunlap at (419) 238-4207, or email at
snapshotjan@embarqmail.com, or call Larry Webb at (419)203-5779 or email him at
2nd annual YWCA pig races at Ribfest
Information submitted
VAN WERT — The YWCA is hosting
its Second Annual Pig Races at the 2013
Van Wert RibFest. Six races will take place
at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Covered Show
Arena at Van Wert County Fairgrounds.
This is sure to be a fun family event, or a
fun guys or girls night out!
Each race is comprised of 10 pigs, all
of whom have individual names and spon-
sors. Participants will have the opportunity
to place a $2 wager on the pig(s) of their
choice. All proceeds of this event support
the YWCA Transitional Living Program for
the homeless as well as YWCA Domestic
Violence Services. Please call (419) 238-
6639 with any questions.
General operating hours are Monday –
Thursday from 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday
from 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed Saturday
and Sunday. The YWCA is a United Way
and Van Wert County Foundation funded
Information Submitted
Consumers in our region con-
tinue to report they are receiv-
ing telephone calls claiming
that someone is giving them
a medical alert device similar
to “Life Alert” and it will
be delivered to them free of
charge. This device is not
associated with any of the
established medical alert sys-
It is a nationwide promo-
tion and other BBB’s across
the country are receiving
similar reports from consum-
ers. The calls originate from
at least four different states.
When the caller is asked what
company is represented, there
is no response nor will they
say who purchased the device
for them.
They do provide a tele-
phone number but, in most
cases, when you try to call the
number there is no response
or you receive a message say-
ing the number has been dis-
connected. It appears they are
using temporary cell phones
to make the calls because sev-
eral different numbers have
been provided.
The purpose seems to be
to convince seniors to accept
the gift and then provide sen-
sitive personal and financial
information. After agreeing to
accept the “gift” the victim is
then billed on a monthly basis
for the service.
The BBB has no solid
information at this time on
whether the device works as
No one should agree to this
because of the very nature of
the call. Residents should not
give out sensitive financial
and personal information to
an unknown caller.
This kind of call, and oth-
ers like it, are always sus-
pect because of their secretive
nature and lack of full disclo-
sure as to a real purpose.
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The Next Generation
Libraries offer
July children’s,
teen programs
The Putnam County District Libraries will hold the follow-
ing children’s programming in July:
LEGO Competition
“Snapology Lego Build Competition” will be held at all
library locations in July.
Submit original LEGO creation July 15 - 18 at any location.
Judging will be the day of the program at the location submit-
ted. There will be first-, second- and third-place winners at
each location. Permission to display form is required for prize
winners, if they would like to display their creation.
Register to win Fort Meigs Tickets, winner will be drawn
after the last presentation.
The schedule is as follows:
— 11 a.m. Monday - Ottawa
— 1 p.m. Monday - Kalida
— 11 a.m. Tuesday - Fort Jennings
— 1 p.m. Tuesday - Pandora-Riley
— 11 a.m. July 17 - Leipsic
— 1 p.m. July 17 - Ottoville
— 11 a.m. July 18 - Columbus Grove
— 1 p.m. July 18 - Continental
Family Fun Movie Night
The library in Ottawa will show “Oz the Great and
Powerful” at 6 p.m. on July 23.
All are welcome to see this free movie.
For any questions, call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-
Garden Gnome
“Garden Gnome End of Summer Gala” will be held at all
library locations from July 29 -Aug. 1.
Come dressed like a mythological character.
All are welcome to attend this free program sponsored by
the Friends of the Putnam County District Library and Area
Local Businesses. Register to win King Island tickets; winner
will be drawn after the last presentation.
The schedule is as follows:
— 11 a.m. July 29 - Ottawa
— 1 p.m. July 30 - Kalida
— 11 a.m. July 30 - Fort Jennings
— 1 p.m. - July 30 - Pandora-Riley
— 11 a.m. July 31 - Leipsic
— 1 p.m. Aug. 1 - Ottoville
— 11 a.m. Aug. 1 - Columbus Grove
— 1 p.m. Aug. 1 - Continental
The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa has named
the following programs for teens:
‘Chat, Snack & Flix’
The district library in Ottawa will host “Chat, Snack &
Flix” from 3-6 p.m. on July 18.
All kids grades 5-12 are welcome to chat about the featured
book “Among the Hidden” by Margaret Peterson Haddix and
for the movie title you can call the library.
‘Underground Dancing’
The district library in Ottawa will hold “Underground
Dance” from 3-5 p.m. on July 23.
All kids grades 5-12 are welcome to come dressed like
underground creatures. Prizes will be awarded for various lev-
els of underground creepiness.
For more programs visit our website at www.mypcdl.org.
4-H camp counselors thank you
The 2013 Allen and Van Wert County camp counselors would like to thank the Delphos Eagles for allowing us
to use their facilities for our training meetings and planning sessions. (Submitted photo)
Lima Family YMCA
offers swimming lessons
The Li ma Fami l y
YMCA is offering swim-
ming lessons beginning
A five-week session
begins Monday and a
three-week ses-
sion begins July 29
Classes offered for chil-
dren 6 months to 3 years,
3 years to 6 years, ages 6
and up, and adults.
The YMCA is dedicated
to teaching children to be
safe in, on and around
water. According to a report
from Consumer Product
Safety Commission, dur-
ing the 2012 summer sea-
son, the state of Ohio had
the third-most drownings
amongst children 15 and
under. Children from non-
swimming households are
eight times more likely
to be at risk of drowning
and the rate of drown-
ing amongst African
Americans is significantly
higher than that of whites.
A contributing factor
to drowning is the lack
of swimming ability. The
YMCA encourages all
children in the area to try
and take swimming les-
sons to learn a skill they
will use their life.
For further information
and scholarship oppor-
tunities, contact Jennifer
Parker at 419-223-6045
ext. 220 or visit limaymca.
The Delphos Kiwanis have named the winners in the Fourth of July Co-ed Volleyball Tournament held at
Stadium Park on July 4. Above are the winners, The Mighty Crabs, and below are the runners-up, I’ll Think
About it. (Submitted photos)
Co-ed Volleyball Tourney winners announced
Curtis Geise of Delphos is a
winner in The American Trim
LLC Scholarship Program.
The program is sponsored
by American Trim LLC.
Geise is the son of Dan
Geise. He attends St. John’s
and plans to attend Capital
University with an undeclared
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Calendar of
Gomer Museum
9 a.m. - noon — Putnam
County Museum is open, 202
E. Main St. Kalida.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite
at Delphos Senior Citizen
Center, 301 Suthoff Street.
Noon — Rotary Club
meets at The Grind.
4 p.m. — Delphos Public
Library board members meet
at the library conference
6 p.m. — Shepherds of
Christ Associates meet in the
St. John’s Chapel.
7 p.m. — Bingo at St.
John’s Little Theatre.
9-11 a.m. — The Delphos
Canal Commission Museum,
241 N. Main St., is open.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite
at Delphos Senior Citizen
Center, 301 Suthoff Street.
5-7 p.m. — The Interfaith
Thrift Store is open for shop-
8 p.m. — American Legion
Post 268, 415 N. State St.
7:30 a.m. — Delphos
Optimist Club, A&W Drive-
In, 924 E. Fifth St.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite
at Delphos Senior Citizen
Center, 301 Suthoff Street.
1-4 p.m. — Interfaith
Thrift Store is open for shop-
8:30-11:30 a.m. — St.
John’s High School recycle,
enter on East First Street.
9 a.m. - noon — Interfaith
Thrift Store is open for shop-
St. Vincent dePaul Society,
located at the east edge of the
St. John’s High School park-
ing lot, is open.
Cloverdale recycle at vil-
lage park.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. —
Delphos Postal Museum is
12:15 p.m. — Testing of
warning sirens by Delphos
Fire and Rescue.
1-3 p.m. — Delphos Canal
Commission Museum, 241 N.
Main St., is open.
7 p.m. — Bingo at St.
John’s Little Theatre.
1-3 p.m. — The Delphos
Canal Commission Museum,
241 N. Main St., is open.
1-4 p.m. — Putnam County
Museum is open, 202 E. Main
St. Kalida.
11:30 a.m. — The Green
Thumb Garden Club will
meet at the Delphos Public
Library for luncheon and pro-
Mealsite at Delphos Senior
Citizen Center, 301 Suthoff
6:30 p.m. — Shelter from
the Storm support group
meets in the Delphos Public
Library basement.
7 p.m. — Washington
Township Trustees meet at
the township house.
Delphos City Council
meets at the Delphos
Municipal Building, 608 N.
Canal St.
7:30 p.m. — Jefferson
Athletic Boosters meet at the
Eagles Lodge, 1600 E. Fifth
Spencerville village coun-
cil meets at the mayor’s office.
Delphos Eagles Auxiliary
meets at the Eagles Lodge,
1600 E. Fifth St.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite
at Delphos Senior Citizen
Center, 301 Suthoff Street.
1-3 p.m. — Delphos Area
Visiting Nurses offer free
blood pressure checks at
Delphos Discount Drugs.
7:30 p.m. — Elida School
Board meets at the high
school office.
Alcoholics Anonymous,
First Presbyterian Church,
310 W. Second St.
Fort Jennings Village
Council meets at Fort
Jennings Library.
July 11
Cory Bertling
Family taking a breather while
Joe, daughter Elizabeth on vacation
It is July 3 and 2013 is half
over already. We have been
having lots of rain. Last week
we had a total of eight inches.
Some report more, some less.
All is still quiet around
the house this morning so I
decided to get up earlier than
the rest to write
this column. With
this being vaca-
tion week for my
husband Joe and
daughter Elizabeth,
we have been
sleeping in longer.
Bedtime is also
later with not hav-
ing to set an alarm.
Such nice family
time together and
memories made.
Sunday evening we took
supper to Jacob and Emma’s
house. We then went to see
how their daughter Elizabeth
is faring since her surgery
on Thursday. She is doing as
well as can be expected. The
men and boys played croquet
while the rest of us visited.
The eight-player croquet set
was a Father’s Day gift to Joe
and has been played many
times since.
Corn de-tasseling should
be starting any day. Daughters
Susan and Verena went to help
rogue the corn on Saturday.
If I understand correctly “to
rogue” the corn is to take out
the tall unwanted cornstalks
out of the cornfields. This is
done before the corn is de-
tasseled. The fields were over
a mile long and each person
takes 12 rows at a time. After
all this rain it made for some
tough walking. Their shoes
were caked with mud when
they came home.
On Friday, we enjoyed a
fish fry at Timothy’s house.
Timothy and Elizabeth
cooked supper outdoors. Was
very enjoyable to relax and
not have to cook.
Elizabeth and Loretta went
to clean Timothy’s house on
Saturday. I told Elizabeth to
bring his laun-
dry here to wash
on Monday. She
bought his cur-
tains, extra bed-
ding, etc to wash
as well. Using
our spinner, our
laundry and his
dried really fast
on the lines. With
Timothy work-
ing long hours it’s
hard for him to keep up with
the housework all the time.
Last week, we made quite
a few batches of strawberry
freezer jam. My rhubarbs are
looking very nice since the
rains so want to makes one
more batch of juice
We are enjoying red pota-
toes, peas, green peppers and
hot peppers from the garden.
Have small zucchinis almost
ready to pick. Red beets are
ready to use but am leav-
ing them get bigger to pack
pickled beets. Tomato plants
are loaded with tomatoes and
corn is looking nice again.
Our sweet onions are getting
very big and doing extra well.
The cooking onions I store
over the winter are doing
great as well. Meal planning
is so much easier with the
garden goodies. Joe planted
another patch of sweet corn
yesterday for later use.
Son Kevin, 7, does not
get along with our rooster.
He usually gathers the eggs
and has had a few surprises
from behind from that roost-
er. We also have a hen with a
bad attitude. Daughter Susan
came out to the barn and
heard this hen really squawk-
ing. She could not keep from
laughing when she saw Kevin
and the hen face to face and
the hen’s feathers were all
raised. Kevin had an egg
aimed to throw at the hen for
his protection.
Kevin keeps us all laugh-
ing. He wanted to help me
mix Loretta’ birthday cake
but after cracking the first egg
too hard it fell on the counter-
top. He did manage to get the
others in the bowl. We made
the cake while Loretta was
outside sitting on the swing.
We hide it until supper time
so Loretta could be surprised.
God’s blessings.
Try this salad with your
garden lettuce.
1 head iceberg lettuce or
romaine lettuce
1/2 pounds shredded
Cheddar cheese
1 pound bacon, fried and
6 hard boiled eggs,
2 1/2 cups corn chips,
1 cup Miracle Whip salad
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
Toss together lettuce,
cheese, bacon and eggs. Mix
together salad dressing, vin-
egar, milk and sugar and toss
with lettuce mixture. Add
in corn chips and toss just
before serving.
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Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs is working to pro-
vide relief for the elderly, those suffering from heat-related problems
or customers who have a disconnect on their electric bill because
they have defaulted on PIPP Plus or someone in the home is suf-
fering from a documented medical condition. This program year,
LACCA will provide assistance with an air conditioner for those
who haven’t received assistance with an air conditioner in the past
three years.
The assistance program begins July 1 and will assist families
struggling to keep up with their summer energy bills through Aug.
31. Applicants may receive up to $175 in financial assistance.
The temperatures prompted Lima/Allen Council on Community
Affairs to again provide air conditioners to eligible applicants.
To be eligible, applicants must: — Reside in Allen County; —
earn a household income at or below 175 percent of the Federal
Poverty Income Guidelines:
• A family of four would be: $41,212.50 annually - $3,434.38
• A family of three would be: $34,177.50 annually - $2,848.13
• A family of two would be: $27,142.50 annually -$2,261.88
• A family of one would be: $20,107.50 annually -$1,675.63
— Have a household member who is 60-years of age or older
— Be able to provide documentation of medical necessity
from a physician/health care provider for a household member
who is under 60-years of age
— Proof of income for all adults for 13 weeks, social security
cards, utility bills gas and electric
— Provide all of required documentation regardless of age.
The Summer Crisis Program is also available on a “walk-in”
basis taken daily beginning at 7:30 a.m. (until walk-in slots are
filled for that day). LACCA’s goal is to serve as many walk-ins as
possible, while still acknowledging our scheduled appointments in
a timely manner. Walk-ins are not guaranteed a certain appointment
LACCA is located at 540 S. Central, Lima.
To schedule an appointment, call 1-855-286-7559
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COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association will
hand out total of $66,000 in college scholarships to 54 recent high
school student-athlete graduates following final selections made
recently by the OHSAA’s six District Athletic Boards. The OHSAA
has conducted its annual college scholarship program for the last 21
Of the 54 honorees, 42 will receive $1,000 awards, including
six (one from each district) who will receive an OHSAA Minority
Scholarship presented by Farmers Insurance. In addition, two students
from each district will receive $2,000 awards made possible by the
OHSAA Foundation. Nike and Molten have also contributed to the
OHSAA scholarship program, as well as schools that participate in an
OHSAA Foundation basketball game, which includes a fee given to
the Foundation to fund their portion of the scholarships.
“These 54 youngsters had outstanding high school athletic careers
and they also were exemplary students in the classroom,” said
OHSAA Commissioner Dr. Dan Ross. “They truly represent what it
means to be a student-athlete and families and schools are to be com-
mended for helping them achieve great things already. I would also
like to personally thank the OHSAA Foundation and our corporate
partners for their generous support in helping make these scholarships
More About the Scholar-Athlete Selection Process
Scholar-athlete recipients are selected based on a point system
which rewards students for grade point averages; class rank; ACT or
SAT scores; varsity letters earned; and individual and team athletic
honors. There are seven, 10 or 13 recipients from each district, depend-
ing upon the number of schools within the district. The recipients were
selected by special committees within each of the six OHSAA athletic
districts. Individuals who receive athletic scholarships from NCAA
Division I or II institutions or appointees to military academies are not
eligible for the award.
2013 OHSAA Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Recipients
# $2,000 OHSAA Foundation Scholarship
* OHSAA Minority Scholarship presented by Farmers
Central District (7)
# Anna Davis (Grandview Heights) – will attend Miami University
and study biomedical engineering
Kristen Eisenhauer (Pickerington North) – will attend the
University of Michigan and study materials
Gennar Feucht (West Jefferson) – will attend Ohio Northern
University and study athletic training
# Seth Stahl (Granville) – undecided on a college but plans to study
* Lauren Thai (Hilliard Bradley) – will attend the University of
Toledo and Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine
Kaitlyn Willette (Dublin Jerome) – will attend The Ohio State
University and study communications and political science
Mark David Wright (Tree of Life Christian) – will attend Wittenberg
University and study pre-medicine science engineering
East District (7)
Samantha Beamer (Tuscarawas Central Catholic) – will attend The
Ohio State University and study nursing
# David Cline (Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans) – will attend the
University of Kentucky or Walsh University and study pre-med
Andrew Gordon (West Holmes) – will attend Ohio Northern
University and study mechanical engineering
Logan Kettlewell (Sugarcreek Garaway) – will attend Kent State
University and study chiropractic
Teresa Kuhns (New Concord John Glenn) – will attend Marietta
College and study biochemistry
* Kayla Lowery (New Philadelphia) – will attend The Ohio State
University and double major in psychology and international business
# Juliana Madzia (St. Clairsville) – undecided on a college but
plans to study neuroscience/pre-med
Northeast District (13)
Carolyn Beatty (Dalton) – will attend Mount Vernon Nazarene
University and study early childhood education/occupational therapy
Madison Connelly (Rocky River) – will attend the University of
Pennsylvania and study biology
* Alan Du (Copley) – is undecided on a college but plans to study
Katelyn King (Pepper Pike Orange) – will attend the University of
Notre Dame and study biology/pre-med
Matt Knight (Windham) – will attend Hiram College and study
# Patrick Kunkel (McDonald) – will attend the University of San
Francisco and study biology
# AuBree LaForce (Vermillion) – will attend Denison University
and study pre-medicine
Joelle Maibach (Smithville) – will attend the University of Akron
and study nutrition/dietetics
Connor Morris (Amherst Steele) – will attend Stanford
University and study business
Logan Paul (Westlake) – is undecided on a major but plans to
attend Ohio University or the University of Cincinnati
James Quinlan (Brookfield) – will attend Geneva College and
study chemical engineering
John Riordan (Solon) – is undecided on a college but plans to
study engineering
Zane Vierheller (Orrville) – will attend the University of
Akron and study mechanical engineering
Northwest District (10)
* Destinee Battle (Toledo Notre Dame Academy) – will
attend Case Western Reserve University and study pre-medicine
# Hannah Butler (Minster) – will attend the University of
Dayton and study biomedical engineering
Tyson Dietrich (Archbold) – will attend Huntington University
and study mathematics
Jill Kanney (Coldwater) – will attend The Ohio State
University and study biomedical engineering
Devin Mangas (Leipsic) – will attend Capital University and
study accounting
Adam Niemeyer (Minster) – will attend The Ohio State
University and study business
Gretchen Sauder (Ashland Crestview) – will attend Heidelberg
University and study biology and pre-occupational therapy
Kristin Sessler (Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic) – will
attend Ohio Northern University or Elmhurst College and study
elementary education
# Caleb Siefring (Coldwater) – is undecided on a college but
plans to study chemical engineering
Sydney Stoll (Edon) – will attend the University of Akron and
study nursing
Southeast District (7)
# John Archambault (South Point) – will attend the University
of Kentucky and study accounting
Rhyanna Day (Beaver Eastern) – will attend Muskingum
University and study pre-medicine
Seth Goddard (South Webster) – will attend Grace College
and study business
# Jenny Grigsby (Frankfort Adena) – will attend West Liberty
University and study early childhood education
Miranda Melvin (Oak Hill) – will attend Shawnee State
University and study pre-medicine
* Jean Paul White (Waverly) – will attend Shawnee State
University and study business administration
Raine Wireman (Fairland) – will attend Iowa State University
and study civil engineering
Southwest District (10)
# Natalie Billing (Anna) – will attend the University of
Northwestern Ohio and study business
# Ryan Dull (Dayton Carroll) – will attend The Ohio State
University or Marquette University and study pre-dentistry
Casey Gallagher (Cincinnati Anderson) – is undecided on
a major but will attend Miami University or the University of
Tyler Greenwood (Springfield Shawnee) – will attend the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and study engineering
Madeline Reilly (Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy) – will
attend Clemson University and study history
* Edwin Sam (Cincinnati Country Day) – will attend the
University of Pennsylvania and study business management
Samuel Subler (Versailles) – will attend The Ohio State University
and study pharmacy
Shaye Thomas (New Madison Tri-Village) – will attend Indiana
University East and study nursing
Danielle Wehrman (Fort Loramie) – will attend Miami University
and study business
Rachel Zavakos (Centerville) – will attend the University of Notre
Dame and study chemical engineering
6 – The Herald Wednesday, July 10, 2013
OHSAA awards $66,000 in college scholarships
Each of the six District Athletic
Boards selected recipients
Faldo to take one last walk at Muirfield
Associated Press
The toughest question for any world-class golfer is to
pick his favorite course in the world. It turned out to be
easy for Nick Faldo once he set some parameters.
The 6-time major champion was filming a promo-
tional spot for Glenmorangie earlier this year when he
was asked to name his favorite course and why. Faldo
found himself wanting a little bit of everything, from the
towering pines of Augusta National to the links courses
of the British Open to the coastline of Pebble Beach.
As he tried to figure out how to mix all that together,
another element entered the equation — memories.
“Unsolicited, it clicked,” Faldo explained in a recent
interview. “Memorability is important, isn’t it? And then
I suddenly I thought, ‘Muirfield.’ That green, the 18th
hole, I won two Opens, which is pretty darn cool. That
probably woke me up and I thought, ‘This is really an
important place to me’.”
It means enough that Faldo will play in the British
Open next week for the 35th time. The opening round is
on the day he turns 56.
He last competed at St. Andrews in 2010, missing the
cut with an 81 when he was caught in the worst of the
wind. He did not enter another tournament as a tuneup
leading up to Muirfield. He is relying on memories; as
good as they are, they won’t be enough for him to play
like he once did.
No matter.
“It will be the last walk at Muirfield,” Faldo said. “If
I could just get in the right frame of mind, if I hit the golf
ball solid, that’s as good as it gets. If it goes sideways, if
I can’t put a score on the card, you’re going to have to
accept that.”
Faldo rarely hit it sideways, certainly not at Muirfield.
It was in 1987 when Faldo famously made 18 pars in
a gloomy final round and captured the first of his three
Open titles when Paul Azinger faltered. Five years later,
Faldo was a machine until he made a mess of the final
round, losing a 4-shot lead in five holes and then recover-
ing with four of the best holes he ever played to beat John
Cook, who helped by botching the last two holes.
Muirfield has the greatest collection of champions of
any major course in the world. Faldo and James Braid are
the only players to win the Open there twice.
The memories are strong. Faldo doesn’t always
remember where his shots landed, only how they felt
leaving his club, particularly his win in ‘92. The 5-iron on
the 15th hole is one of the best shots he ever hit. Facing
a left-to-right wind, he had to work the ball in the same
direction and stay left of the flag to let a ridge do the
work. He fed the shot into 3 feet for birdie.
“And then the driver and 4-iron on the 17th was as
good as it gets,” he said. “They had a red telephone box
on the corner of the grandstand. I aimed at that and hit a
draw and then a perfect 4-iron 20 feet left of the flag.”
His two wins at Muirfield could not have been any
more different.
Faldo can relate to Tiger Woods in one aspect —
criticism and scrutiny of the swing, especially when
the swing is going through a major overhaul. Faldo had
already played on four Ryder Cup teams and won the
Order of Merit when he rebuilt his swing under David
Leadbetter and went three years without a win.
The press panned him. He recalls seeing other play-
ers mimic what he was trying to do with his swing. The
worst of it was in the spring of 1987, when he arrived in
the Atlanta airport and saw so many players headed east
to Augusta National for the Masters. Faldo didn’t qualify.
He was going in the other direction, to Hattiesburg, Miss.
Starting with the ‘87 Open at Muirfield, Faldo won
four out of the next 13 majors, lost a U.S. Open play-
off to Curtis Strange and had three other top 4s in the
But for someone regarded as one of England’s great-
est golfers, Faldo had a prickly relationship with the
press. It started during the rebuilding years and didn’t
improve even after he had won two Masters and two
Opens at Muirfield and St. Andrews. Faldo was aloof,
which didn’t help, and he was sensitive when it came to
his swing. It was a bad combination.
That led to his infamous victory speech at Muirfield
in 1992, when he was a rambling mess with his emo-
tions and his words after a wild final round where he
nearly blew a lead that Faldo now says would have
scarred him. His voice was unsteady and he constantly
fidgeted with his hair. Toward the end, he sarcastically
thanked the TV commentators for telling him “how to
practice and what to do and what not to do.”
The relationship he has with Muirfield is grounded
only in respect and appreciation, sprinkled with the
memories of two claret jugs.
THE FINAL STRETCH: In the first year of the
FedEx Cup, there was so much promotion that Vijay
Singh said he was tired of talking about it even before
the season started. His sound advice was to worry about
that when it mattered later in the year, much like the
Presidents Cup or Ryder Cup standings.
It’s getting to be that time.
There are only six tournaments remaining to get into
the top 125 and take part in the $35 million bonanza
known as the FedEx Cup playoffs. Singh won the
FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus in 2008. Now, he
is on a short list of players who have never missed the
playoffs and currently are outside the top 125. Singh is
at No. 136.
Others outside the top 125 who have never missed
the playoffs since they began in 2007 include Sean
O’Hair, Jonathan Byrd and Robert Allenby.
This would be a bad year to miss out. After the
playoffs, there is no longer a Fall Series for players to
make up ground. The top 125 earn cards for the fol-
lowing season, while the next 75 players (if not already
exempt) would go to a 4-tournament series with top
Web.com Tour players who play for a card.
That’s because the next season starts in October.
Doty Classic
at Limaland
LIMA — The 25th annu-
al Brad Doty at Limaland
Motorsports Park, featur-
ing the World of Outlaws,
has been postponed to
Thursday due to Mother
The track box office will
open at 10 a.m. today and
Thursday for ticket sales.
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updates, track information
and seating charts can be
found at www.limaland.
Chase Elliott impressing on NASCAR national level
Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Neither father nor son can remem-
ber a time when Chase Elliott wanted to be anything other than
a race car driver.
The little boy spent his early years at the race track watching
“Awesome Bill” win races deep into his 40s. One of Chase’s
earliest memories was the 2002 victory at Indianapolis Motor
His uncles worked on cars and engines and so much time
was spent in the Dawsonville, Ga., shop, that Chase never
dreamed of doing anything but following in the footsteps of
the 1988 NASCAR champion and 16-time most popular driver.
“I don’t think I’ve ever wanted to do anything else,” Chase
said. “Who doesn’t want to be like their Dad?”
He certainly wasn’t destined to be a student, crying himself
sick every morning as he tried to get out of going to school.
“I didn’t think we’d ever get him through third grade. He
hated it so bad,” Bill Elliott recalled.
But it’s funny how life changes, when commitment and
desire become so overwhelming that attitudes adjust and tasks
become more bearable. Chase wanted to race but his parents
insisted life wouldn’t be all fun and games at the track.
“What we tell him is ‘Right now, school is the most impor-
tant part. The racing can go away in a heartbeat’,” Bill Elliott
recalled. “Anything can take it away. So it’s always been ‘Get
your education.’ Chase is in a good school and he’s done a very
good job of keeping his grades. He needs just a little prod now
and then but we work closely with the principals and teachers
for them to understand what he needs to do. He’s been very
good about it.”
So good that the 17-year-old is spending the summer before
his senior year getting a taste of racing at NASCAR’s national
level. A tweak to the age requirements this year opened the
gate for drivers as young as 16 to compete in the Truck Series
on ovals a mile or shorter in length and on road courses. The
previous age limit was 18.
It’s allowed Chase to put together a partial Truck Series sched-
ule this year in a joint effort between Hendrick Motorsports,
where Chase is the first developmental driver the organization
has had in six years, and Turner Scott Motorsports.
He heads to Iowa Speedway this weekend for his fourth
Truck Series race of the year and a legitimate shot at picking
up his first victory. In his previous three races, Elliott finished
sixth, fifth and fourth.
And in ARCA, which this year allowed 17-year-olds to
drive at both Pocono Raceway and Kentucky Speedway after
passing an approval test, Chase won his series debut at Pocono
last month. He followed it with a fourth-place finish at Road
“He just surprises me every time I watch him,” said Rick
Hendrick. “The maturity he shows — most young guys with
an opportunity, they wreck a bunch of stuff trying to figure out
how to impress people. They are fast and have talent but they
don’t know how to race.
“Chase has really impressed me with how smooth he is. He
doesn’t get rattled. At Dover, he got a speeding penalty and
didn’t get rattled. He went back out there and drove it back to
the front and finished fourth. And I’ve really been impressed
with how buttoned up he’s been, how polished he is and how
respectful he is of the team and the equipment.”
Hendrick credits Bill and Cindy Elliott with raising their
son correctly and Bill’s coaching helps Chase understand the
importance of preserving his equipment.
In typical Bill Elliott style, he downplays his role.
“He’s a teenager. You can’t tell him anything — he listens to
a little bit, maybe with half an ear,” said Elliott, before softening
his stance. “For the most part, he gets it. He’s got a pretty good
head on his shoulders. This is all up to him. If he wants to race,
that’s fine. If he don’t, that’s fine, too. But he’s got to go on and
make it for himself.”
Getting to this point has come from hard work and the les-
sons Chase has learned alongside his father and small crew in
their Georgia shop. He understands the hours of labor it requires
to get him to the track; in having grown up inside the sport,
Chase has had his fair share of role models.
He considers himself a fan of Jimmie Johnson and Tony
Stewart and has paid attention to the way media-savvy Carl
Edwards carries himself.
Elliott said his son is something of a NASCAR junkie and
watches every minute of television coverage possible, from the
pre-race show all the way through Victory Lane celebrations.
He sees his son emulating 5-time NASCAR champion Johnson
in how he presents himself.
Chase sits and watches the calendar, waiting for his Nov.
28 birthday, when he’ll be clear to race anything he wants.
The plan is to continue juggling his final year at Kings Ridge
Christian School in Atlanta, where educators are already work-
ing with the family to front-load his schedule so he’ll have an
easier time pursuing a full-time ride in 2014.
Chase is anxious to turn 18 and although he’s grateful for the
opportunity to run on the small tracks in trucks, he can’t help
but wonder why NASCAR can’t consider drivers on a case-by-
case basis for other events.
As his dad watches from the sidelines, he thinks his kid has
got a shot at doing big things in NASCAR.
“Even if I try to look at it as objectively as I possibly can,
for all the stuff he’s run, and now, aligning everything right and
getting him with Rick and getting the right crew chief around
him, he does real well for himself,” Bill added. “He’s still got
a lot to learn. But on the flipside of that, at this point, he’s got
a hell of a resume.
“If you look at pure racing resume and what he’s accom-
plished and even if he does nothing else the rest of his career,
he’s got one hell of a resume.”
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DEAR BRUCE: My last son
is in college, and his finances
are destroying our relationship.
He seems to think that I should
finance his college while he plays
and does what he wants. I told
him to seek his own financing,
and he came back, as I was sure
he would, needing a co-signer. I
am not willing to do that, as I see
his frivolous lifestyle jeopardizing his ability to repay.
The problem is, we have done well for ourselves and have a
high net worth, most of which is tied up in investments. We filled
out the FAFSA for one of our sons, only to find out that he didn’t
qualify for anything and we were supposed to finance his educa-
tion on our own. It’s frustrating to see that we pay taxes for less
fortunate kids and we have to pay the full load.
Any suggestions on how he can get financing on his own to
finish his degree? -- T.A., via email
DEAR T.A.: You mentioned that you told your son to seek
his own financing and that he came back needing a co-signer.
That’s not seeking his own financing.
Tell your son that you’re not willing to subsidize his frivolous
lifestyle. Tell him that if he gets a job and pays a fair amount of
his expenses, you might be willing to help him. Tell him that
unless he straightens up his act, he’s on his own. That is tough
love, but it sounds like just what he needs.
He is not acting responsibly by going out and doing what he
wants, and you are not teaching him a lesson in responsibility by
acquiescing, as apparently you have done up until now.
DEAR BRUCE: My wife passed away in early November
2012, and our car was financed in her name. It is a new car, and
I still owe $8,500 on it. It was registered in her name, and when
I called the bank about this, they told me I have to get a lawyer
to put the car in my name by going to probate court. Well, there
should be no reason to go to probate because there was no estate.
I thought that when a spouse died, the surviving spouse would get
whatever was left without going through probate.
I received a check from the insurance company for $250, the
balance left after the funeral charges. Also, we have a mobile
home that is paid for that I put up for sale for $35,000 and will
end up selling, if I am lucky, for $25,000. It was in both our
names, and the real estate lady told me that all I would need to
sell it would be the death certificate. Is this true?
I am 73 years old and just have Social Security for my income.
How do I get this taken care of without hiring a lawyer I can’t
afford? -- Reader, via email
DEAR READER: Even though it may not be large, your wife
does have an estate -- her share of the mobile home. You can file
to have yourself named administrator of her estate if she didn’t
have a will, and I would suggest you do so if this is the case.
There is no reason you can’t take her estate through probate
without an attorney. It may be difficult, but it can be done, and if
you don’t have the money, there is no alternative. I assume that
you are retired, so, if nothing else, you have time to do this.
It’s entirely possible that you can tell the bank through the pro-
bate court that the car is in your wife’s name alone, and the court
will offer to put it into your name. As to the mobile home, you
will have to go down to the county offices and ask how to transfer
it to only your name. The real estate agent may be accurate when
she says you have to show only the death certificate.
DEAR BRUCE: I bought a home in September 2005 for
$360,000. I put $72,000 down and borrowed $288,000 at a fixed
rate of 5.5 percent for 30 years. After 7 1/2 years, I owe $249,000.
I have managed to put away about $100,000, but of course I make
nothing on my CDs, savings, IRAs, etc.
Would it be wise for me to put a sizable sum of money
($20,000) toward paying off my mortgage? Would it be wise
to do this if I am going to stay in the home for many years, and
would it be wise if I’m going to sell it in a few years? -- Mike in
Long Island
DEAR MIKE: You make a valid point: You have scrimped
and saved $100,000, but you’re making nothing on your invest-
ments. Unless you’re willing to go into the market, which I think
you should consider, you would be wise to pay off as much on
the mortgage as possible. That effectively would result in getting
a 5.5 percent return on your investment.
You also should apply for a new mortgage. You should be
able to reduce your rate by 1.5 to 2 percentage points, which is
appreciable. If you could reduce your mortgage to 3.5 percent,
you would save approximately $4,800 a year in payments. Even
3.5 percent is much more than you’re getting on your CDs.
(Send questions to bruce@brucewilliams.com or to Smart
Money, P.O. Box 7150, Hudson, FL 34674. Questions of general
interest will be answered in future columns. Owing to the volume
of mail, personal replies cannot be provided.)
It’s time to stop enabling
son’s frivolous lifestyle
Bruce Williams
If you’re confused about fats these
days, you’re in good company, says
Consumer Reports. With research com-
ing in at breakneck speed in recent years,
even experts have a hard time agree-
ing about which fats we should con-
sume, and in what exact proportions, to
improve our health and prevent chronic
Here’s what the strongest evidence
says about healthy choices.
-- Are saturated fats still “bad”? Yes,
the best available evidence suggests that
saturated fat found in such food as meat,
full-fat cheese and cake is still worse for
you than the unsaturated fat in vegetable
oils, nuts and avocados. According to a
recent report from the United Nations,
there is convincing evidence that replac-
ing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat
reduces the risk of heart disease.
There’s an important caveat: When
cutting saturated fats, substitute with
healthful alternatives, not refined carbo-
hydrates, which are found in such items
as white bread, pizza and snack foods.
Otherwise, you probably won’t reduce
your risk of heart disease and may well
increase it, according to the U.N. report.
-- Which are better: mono- or polyun-
saturated oils? Nutritionists can’t agree
about this one, though they do agree that
unsaturated fats are better than saturated
ones. On the one hand, there is plenty of
evidence to support the health benefits
of the Mediterranean diet, which calls
for generous amounts of olive oil, a
mostly monounsaturated fat. But when
researchers make direct comparisons of
mono- and polyunsaturated fats, they
generally find stronger evidence of a
cardio-protective effect for polyunsatu-
rated fat, found abundantly in safflower,
soybean and sunflower oils.
-- Should I consider the omega-6 to
omega-3 ratio? Omega-6 and omega-3
are two types of polyunsaturated fat -- a
“good” fat. Many studies suggest that
diets rich in two omega-3 fats -- eicosa-
pentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexae-
noic acid (DHA), found in high levels
in fish -- are linked to lower rates of
cardiovascular disease.
To maximize those heart benefits,
some experts recommend limiting ome-
ga-6 fat found in sources such as corn
oil and soybean oil, which have become
common in the human diet only in the
past 100 years or so, and getting more
omega-3s from traditional sources such
as fish.
-- Can fats affect cancer risk?
Consumer Reports notes that it’s your
body fat -- not the fat in your food --
that you should be worrying about most
when it comes to cancer risk. According
to a comprehensive 2007 review of stud-
ies by the World Cancer Research Fund
and the American Institute for Cancer
Research, there is no strong, convincing
evidence that eating more or less total
fat, or any individual type of fat, has any
significant effect on cancer.
Since obesity is one of the few diet-
related factors that is strongly and con-
sistently linked to a risk of cancer, the
best diet for cancer prevention may be
one that can help you maintain a healthy
-- Are coconut and palm oil good for
you? The consensus is that those oils are
loaded with cholesterol-raising saturated
fat. But dissenters say there is emerging
evidence that tropical oils, especially
coconut oil, behave differently in the
body than animal-derived saturated fats,
and might have underappreciated health
What to do? Consumer Reports says
that your best bet for the time being is to
limit consumption of those oils but keep
an open mind.
-- How does processing affect the
benefits and risks of oil? Oils may be
processed using mechanical pressing or
heat and chemicals, a method that can
affect its flavor and potentially its health
Olive oil, for example, is prized for
the complex flavors that are strongest
when the oil is fresh from the fruit.
That’s why higher grades (extra virgin
and virgin) are given only to mechani-
cally pressed oil that hasn’t been treated
with heat or chemicals. Those premium
oils contain higher quantities of antioxi-
dants, which are eliminated or reduced
from lesser oils during processing.
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Confused about what fats are good or bad?
United Way receives ‘First Dollars’ from Fortman Ins.
Fortman Insurance recently donated $605 to the United Way. This amount is the “First Dollars”
received by the United Way for their 2013 campaign. The proceeds came from Fortman Insurance
Services, Inc., and the recent sixth annual Cornhole Tournament. All of the winnings were donated back to
the United Way. Jonathan Fortman, left, and Zachary Fortman presented the check to Jeanne Beutler, one
of the United Way’s executive directors. The following businesses donated to this year’s event: All Service
Bucket, Wagner Plumbing & Heating, Dale’s Concrete, Water Solutions, First National Bank of Pandora,
The First Federal Bank, Wannemacher Jewelers, The Union Bank Co., Schroeder & Co. CPA’s, WalMart,
M Manufacturer Supply, Greg Hermiller Law Firm and Fortman Insurance. Fortman Insurance has been
a Pacesetter with the United Way for nine years and they have 100-percent participation with all 13 of
their employees. Fortman Insurance has insurance offices in Ottawa and Bluffton. (Submitted photo)
Former Herald
employee suing
Staff reports
A former employee of the
Delphos Herald is suing the
Theresa Willmann of
Delphos filed the lawsuit in
Allen County Common Pleas
Court. She is seeking more
than $25,000 in damages, her
job back and education train-
ing for employees.
“Ms. Willmann resigned
from her position without any
notice after working for about
three months. The Delphos
Herald denies Willmann’s allega-
tions,” Delphos Herald General
Manager Ray Geary said.
Midwest Electric makes economic
development loan to Ergo Desktop
Information submitted
Ergo Desktop, Celina, has received
a $100,000 economic development loan
from Midwest Electric.
Ergo is a rapidly growing com-
pany that makes adjustable desktops
with separate shelves for keyboard and
monitor. The desktops allow employees
to stand while working, thus providing
ergonomic and health benefits.
Ergo is building a 23,000-square-
foot manufacturing and office facility
to meet rising sales. The company pres-
ently has 18 employees and will add
four with the expansion.
The Midwest Electric revolving loan
fund (RLF) was created in 2005 with
a $300,000 grant from USDA Rural
Development. As loans are repaid to
Midwest Electric, with interest, the
fund grows. Since its inception, the
RLF has made six loans to rural com-
munities and small businesses totaling
$665,000, supporting 43 jobs.
The Midwest Electric RLF provides
supplemental, or gap, financing. The
applicant must obtain a majority of its
project funds from a bank as well as a
minimum 10 percent owner equity.
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price of $3.00.
GARAGE SALES: Each day is $.20 per
word. $8.00 minimum charge.
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the person whose name will appear in the ad.
Must show ID & pay when placing ad. Regu-
lar rates apply
FREE ADS: 5 days free if item is free
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Tim Andrews
Fabrication & Welding Inc.
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5745 Redd Rd., Delphos
Tree Service
• Trimming & Removal
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419-692-5749 419-234-6626
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dept and be responsible for purchasing, price spread
and upkeep of product maintenance; price compari-
sons; submit claims; send information to vendors and
customers as needed. Must have a 2 year business
degree or equivalent experience, 2 years supervising
experience, exceptional Excel skills and detail-orient-
ed. Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm. HR@
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Dedicated laborer needed to assist with racking and
setting up new warehouses in the Midwest. Posi-
tion responsible for assembling and installing racks,
disassembling old racks, layout and paint lines in
warehouse, move product to racking according to
layout and visit locations for special projects. Must
be willing to travel for a week at a time, 21 years of
age, able to lift 75 lbs, HS diploma or equivalent.
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965 Spencerville Rd.
Delphos, Ohio
Home Health Aide
Part-time, Putnam County.
Must be fexible, work weekends,
pick up extra shifts.
Prompt, reliable, dependable,
good work ethic.
Application online or pick-up at:
Community Health Professionals
602 E. Fifth St., Delphos OH 45833
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named Smokey, white
marking on chest. Vicin-
ity of Cody Lake, Cairo,
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Industrial For Rent
Warehousing or
Delphos/Elida area.
7500sq.ft., heated,
water, truck dock.
Mobile Homes
For Rent
1 BEDROOM mobile
home for rent. Ph.
RENT OR Rent to Own.
2 bedroom, 1 bath mo-
bile home. 419-692-3951
425 Houses For Sale
3-BR, 1-Bath ranch. 2
car garage. Remodeled
kitchen, central air. Multi-
ple updates. MOVE-IN
READY. $98,500. Call
DELPHOS, 420 E. Ninth
St. 3BR, 1BA, single
family, Fixer-upper.
1140sq.ft. Lease Option
or Cash Discount. $750
down, $445/mo.
Homes For Sale
2BR WITH Utility room
addi t i on and l arge
barn/work shop. Ulm’s 1,
lot 64. 419-692-3951
Garage Sales/
Yard Sales
1104 N. Washington.
Stroller, baby clothes, 4x
clothes, misc. Thurs-Fri
9am-5pm, Sat 9am-?
Garage Sales/
Yard Sales
236 N. Franklin St.,
Delphos. July 11-13,
Thurs/Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat.
9am-12pm. CHRIST-
SALE, 100’s of items,
Toys, household items,
adult size clothing, 2
room tent, in-wall ironing
board, golf club sets,
bags, loose clubs, youth
shotgun, Wi nchester
Model 12, Stevens &
Remington 22 rifles,
Steyr rifle, Springfield
410, bicycle, jewelry,
and much more!
727 S. Clay. Thurs. 7/11
& Fri. 7/12 8am-5pm,
Sat. everything half price
8am-??. Old records,
l ots of tool s, l arge
grinder, books, toys, Ty
Bears, dishes, pots &
pans, lots of VHS, dolls,
picture frames, 2 car-
pets, craft paint, bell col-
lection, too many to list.
garage sale (Hoersten’s)
Train toddler bed, boys
clothes (6M-5), kids toys,
Step 2 rollercoaster,
mens 2XLT polos, pots,
pans, dishes, LOTS of
household items, and
MORE! 11581 Clearview
Drive. Thursday & Friday
9am-? and Saturday
Rd. 19, Ft. Jennings
-Sherry Luebrecht. Lawn
mowers, house & patio
furniture, bicycles, TVs,
antiques, washer, dryer,
clothing, kitchenware,
desks, Chri stmas &
home decor, and much
more! Fri day 7/ 12
8am-8pm, Saturday 7/13
Garage Sales/
Yard Sales
Corner of SR190 &
SR634 in Ft. Jennings.
White bunk beds, Tike
bike, exersaucer, car
seat, black desk, leather
office chairs, bedding,
floor mirror, basketball
hoops, stairway gates,
retired prints & styles of
Thirty-One totes: w/40%
off, lots of misc.
Pets and
Black & White mix, male
& female. 8 weeks old.
Sweet, box trained. Call
Blue/Rust, Black/Rust.
Chihuahuas, Shih Tzus,
Morkies, Toy Fox Ter-
rier. Bag of food FREE
with Puppy. Garwick’s
the Pet People
puppy, 12wks old. Call
592 Wanted to Buy
Cash for Gold
Scrap Gold, Gold Jewelry,
Silver coins, Silverware,
Pocket Watches, Diamonds.
2330 Shawnee Rd.
(419) 229-2899
640 Financial
IS IT A SCAM? The Del-
phos Herald urges our
readers to contact The
Better Business Bureau,
(419) 223-7010 or
1-800-462-0468, before
entering into any agree-
ment involving financing,
business opportunities,
or work at home oppor-
tunities. The BBB will as-
sist in the investigation
of these businesses.
(This notice provided as
a customer service by
The Delphos Herald.)
670 Miscellaneous
Table or Floor.
Come to our store.
Hohenbrink TV.
720 Handyman
•doors & windows
•decks •plumbing
•drywall •roofing
Complete remodel.
805 Auto
1993 OLDS 4-door, for
parts or restorati on
project. $500/OBO. Call
930 Legals
Sealed bids to provide
materials and installation
for the City of Delphos’
“Waste Water Treatment
Plant - Lighting Project”.
All proposals are for the
City of Delphos, at the
City Municipal Building,
608 North Canal Street,
Delphos, OH 45833.
Proposals must be re-
ceived by 12:00 Noon
(E.S.T) on Thursday,
August 1, 2013 and at
which time be publicly
opened and read
Proposals must be made
in the general format and
using designated forms
prescribed by the City
and shall be filed in a
sealed envelope at the
time and place hereinbe-
fore designated marked
“City of Delphos, Waste-
water Treatment Plant -
Light Project”, and ad-
dressed to the Safety
Services Director of the
City of Delphos. There
shall be three (3) copies
of the proposal provided.
Each proposal shall con-
tain the full name and
address of each person
or company submitting
the same and all parties
interested therein and
shall be accompanied by
a bond or certified check
on a solvent bank in the
sum of ten percent
(10%) of the amount as
a guarantee that if the
bid is accepted a con-
tract will be entered into.
City of Delphos shall re-
turn the bond or check of
all unsuccessful bidders
to them immediately
upon awarding the con-
tract or rejection of all
The attention of the bid-
ders is directed to the re-
quirement that a non-col-
l usi on affi davi t dul y
signed by the bidder,
and also a Personal
Property Tax Delin-
quency Affidavit duly
signed by the bidder
must accompany each
No bidder shall withdraw
their bid for a period of
ninety (90) days after the
scheduled time of receipt
and opening of bids.
The City of Delphos re-
serves the right to reject
any or all proposals sub-
mitted and to waive in-
formalities or irregulari-
ties in a bid received,
and to determine the
lowest and best respon-
si ve, r esponsi bl e
bidder(s), in accordance
with the methods and
criteria in the bidding
documents. All docu-
ments received will be-
come the property of the
City of Delphos.
BY: Gergory Cutter
7/10/13, 7/17/13
930 Legals
cial statement for the
year ended 12/31/12 for
The City of Delphos is
available for public in-
spection. The statement
may be viewed at the
Municipal Building, 608
North Canal Street, Del-
phos OH during busi-
ness hours of 8:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m.
Thomas L. Jettinghoff
7/3/13, 7/10/13
080 Help Wanted
080 Help Wanted
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fleet. Safety, perform-
ance and referral bonus
programs. 401(k) and
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via PC Miler practical
miles. For details, call
with 5+years OTR expe-
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age 42cents per mile &
higher! Home every
$55,000-$60,000 annu-
ally. Benefits available.
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We will treat you with re-
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Today’s Crossword
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5 Kindoflily
10 Traveling, as a
12 Moresuggestive
13 --Rico
14 Mostpeculiar
15 LatinIverb
16 Broorsis
18 Agent’s percent-
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22 In need of tight-
25 Entersdata
29 SingerBaker
30 Silly
32 Ponders
33 Headache rem-
34 Venus’sister
37 Takesabreak
38 Putsoff
40 Resinous sub-
43 Papertowellayer
44 Farfromcertain
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50 Moreuncanny
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4 Destroy
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7 In--of
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Answer to Puzzle
Allen County
City of Delphos
Catherine R. Miller to
Molly Duke LLC, 451 S.
Main St., $94,500.
Arnold F. and Mary A.
Rode trustees et al. to Martin
J. and Elaine K. Rack, 1008
Marsh Ave., $24,000.
Ann L. Rice to Our
Home Place, 931 N. Pierce
St., $54,200.
Susan M. and David
Vonderwell to Habitat for
Humanity-Lima Area, 932
N. Washington St., $14,000.
Village of Elida
Tina M.a nd William
F. Kluge to Gerald J. and
Kathleen A. Hoffman, 113
Orchard Drive, $18,000.
William J. and Janal
Bendele to robert and April
A. Shattuck, 278 Plum St.,
Village of Spencerville
Linda and Larry E. Reed
et al. and Sheriff Samuel A.
Crish to Federal Home Loan
Mortgage Corp., 320 S. Ca-
nal St., $34,000.
Creative Home Buying
Solutions to Ronald Stewart,
108 N. College St., $79,000.
Clarence O. and Mary L.
Degen to Trevor A. Quell-
horst, 213 W. Second St.,
Steven E. Burden to Ju-
lia M. Foust-Wollam, 507 E.
Fifth St., $47,000.
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
to Scott C. Dawson, 319 N.
Canal St., $45,000.
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
to Shaun H. and Rebekah
E. Ricker, 216 S. Main St.,
Denis M. and Anita
Glenn to Brittnay P. Holmes,
520 E. Fifth St., $55,800.
Nicole R. Mortimer et al.
and Sheriff Samuel A. Crist
to Federal National Mort-
gage Association, 420 S.
Canal St., $16,000.
Marion Township
5 RDK to Andrew J. and
Janelle Knippen, West Lin-
coln Highway, $107,200.
Charles D. and Terri L.
Edwards to Patrick M. and
Cheryl D. Osting, 3825 N.
Kemp Road, $015,500.
Thomas D. and Nancy
E. Sakemiller to C. Dale and
Elaine K. Jostpille trustees et
al., West Lincoln Highway,
Larry Alger executor et
al. to Brent J. Gable et al.,
Dogleg Road, $583,000.
Lois J. and James
Carder to Leo J. and Gloria
A. Wrasman, Southworth
Road, $123,000.
Dawn Gillespie et al. and
Sheriff Samuel A. Crish to
Bank of America, 3155 Cre-
mean Road, $58,000.
Harold W. Heidelbaugh
to Donald Utrup and Rich-
ard Utrup trustees et al.,
State Road, $190,000.
Putnam County
Mary Ann Schroeder
and Cletus A. Schroeder,
Lot 4, Kalida, to Amanda
Vorst, Christy Schroeder,
Amy Schroeder, Samuel
Schroeder and Benjamin
Shannon Bear, Lot 149,
Lot 153, Lot 154, Dupont, to
Shanda Carpenter.
Andrew C. Zuercher and
Rachel M. Zuercher, .215
acre, Pandora, to Caleb K.
Arthur and Jessica M. Ar-
US Bank National Asso-
ciation TR, 1.72 acres Lib-
erty Township, to Anthony
J. Wobler.
Arturo J. Camareno and
Jody A. Camareno, Lot 450
and Lot 451 Continental, to
Secretary of Veterans Af-
Clyde Jay McKanna TR
and Ruby M. McKanna,
parcel Jennings Township,
32.50 acres Jennings Town-
ship, 9.09 acres Jennings
Township, 25.36 acres Jen-
nings Township and 1.737
acres Jennings Township to
Ruby M. McKanna TR and
Don E. McKanna TR.
Timothy E. Baden and
Cindy K. Baden, 8.5 acres
Monroe Township and 3.97
acres Monroe Township to T
and C Real Estate LLC.
Brian K. Niese, Lot 27
Indian Knoll Sub., Ottawa,
to Timothy L. Klausing and
Jamie A. Klausing.
Betsy E. Steiner, 2.0
acres Riley Township, to
Matthew M. Amstutz and
Amy M. Amstutz.
Joel R. Diller and Me-
lissa S. Diller, 1.0 acre
Blanchard Township to Jef-
frey C. Cannode and Aman-
da R. Cannode.
Richard L. Ross Jr. and
Anita K. Ross, Lot 1, Lot 1A
and Lot 2A Ottawa to Kevin
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 The Herald – 9
By Bernice Bede Osol
Preteen knows more about
‘birds and bees’ than she should
Dear Annie: I have an
11-year-old daughter, and
I feel she may know more
about the “birds and bees”
than she should because of
what she sees on TV and
hears on the radio. It seems
that every time I turn on the
radio, we hear a song with
the word “sex” in it multiple
When we watch TV (even
so-called family shows on
family-oriented channels),
we see people passionately
kissing or using words like
“penis” and “vagina.” What
do you think of sharing infor-
mation about sex
with preteens? —
Dear Mom: By
the time a child
is 11, she should
know plenty about
the birds and the
bees, presumably
because her parents
have explained
things to her. And
she should also
know the correct
terms for parts of
the anatomy, in-
cluding the private parts.
Parents often wait to dis-
cuss these things with their
kids, not only because they
are uncomfortable doing so,
but also because they believe
their children don’t need this
information until they are
older and educating them will
somehow encourage them to
have sex. This is not true. It
only means your child will
get his or her sexual informa-
tion from unreliable and mis-
leading sources — friends,
the Internet, songs on the ra-
dio and messages on TV.
Teaching your child about
sex, with your own moral
values attached, will allow
her to respond appropriately
to situations when she en-
counters them — and she
undoubtedly will. When she
hears something objection-
able on TV or the radio, use
it as an opportunity to explain
your feelings on the subject.
And you always have the op-
tion of changing the channel,
setting parental controls or
turning it off.
Dear Annie: In the three
years that I’ve been with my
boyfriend, I’ve become very
close with his family. My
boyfriend’s brother, “Scott,”
has two children, ages 9 and
5. My concern is that they
have no heat in their house.
They say they periodically
cannot afford the bill. In-
stead, they use space heaters
in the bedrooms.
I get that the economy is
tough, and I’m not saying
I’ve never turned off my heat,
but I don’t have young chil-
dren. Their mother somehow
manages to get her hair done
at the salon every month, but
the kids can’t play in the fam-
ily room because it’s freez-
ing. Is this considered ne-
glect? I don’t want to jump to
conclusions. — Oregon
Dear Oregon: You are kind
to be concerned about these
kids. Assuming those space
heaters are working properly
and there are no fre hazards,
however, they do not seem to
be in any danger of hypother-
mia. Are they dressed warm-
ly? Can they bundle up in lots
of blankets?
Do they have other places
to go that are heated — the
grandparents’ house, school,
libraries, etc.? Your boyfriend
also can inform his brother
that Oregon, like other states,
offers assistance with heating
bills for low-income families.
He can check online or call
2-1-1 for local resources.
Dear Annie: I would like
to assure “Too Clean” that
she is not alone. My friends
call me “Mrs. OCD,” but my
logic is that anyone
can visit my house
at any time, and I
don’t have to be
concerned. It’s al-
ways clean.
And like “Too
Clean,” travel is
stressful for me. I
break out in hives
anytime I have to
go long distances,
and I’m trauma-
tized if I have to
use the restroom
away from home.
I fnd it easier when I keep
my mind and hands busy, so
I take my laptop and play
games, look at photos, read
and do crosswords. With to-
day’s technology, it is easy
to entertain my overactive
brain. This is my own form
of therapy. — Wyoming Dear
Wyoming: Thanks for the
great ideas.
Annie’s Snippet, credit
Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr.: Darkness cannot drive
out darkness; only light can
do that. Hate cannot drive out
hate; only love can do that.
Annie’s Mailbox is written
by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy
Sugar, longtime editors of the
Ann Landers column. Please
email your questions to an-
niesmailbox@comcast.net, or
write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o
Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd
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Your chart indicates a strong
potential in the year ahead for you to
exercise your improved managerial
skills. It’s time to put your talents to
good use.
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-- Your enthusiasm is likely to be
contagious when associates witness
your zest for life. Your joie de vivre
helps others feel much better about
their own lives.
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Interesting events could generate
additional earnings or income for you.
Chances are, you’ll drum up some
new ways to acquire extra business.
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-- What makes you such a good
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It might take a second or even a third
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objective, but it will be well worth
it. Once you set your sights on your
target, never veer from it.
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-- Your appreciation for everyone’s
point of view places you in the role
of peacemaker. You’ll have plenty of
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Harmony in the work place will pay
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positive example is set and the entire
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Being the smart person you are, you’ll
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griper is to smother him or her with
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Answers to Monday’s questions:
The North Sea and the Baltic Sea are linked by
Europe’s Kiel Canal. The busy 61-mile-long canal cuts
across northern Germany, saving ships a long detour
around Denmark’s Jutland Peninsula.
AARP The Magazine has the largest circulation in the
world of all U.S. magazines.
Today’s questions:
Which familiar features on the face of the Man in the
Moon are created by the Sea of Showers and the Sea of
Serenity on the lunar surface?
Who were the five celebrity cohosts of the daytime TV
talk show The View when it first aired?
Answers in Thursday’s Herald.
Today’s joke:
Canadian geese are known to fly in a “V” shaped as
they migrate across the country. The lead goose in the
“V” cuts through the air making it easier for the rest of
the geese behind him. As that lead goose becomes tired,
it will drop off and join one of the sides and a new lead
goose will take over. This is done several times as they are
flying long distances.
So, if you look up in the sky and see a “V” shape of
geese and one side is longer than the other, do you know
what that means?
A: There are more geese on that side.
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NTSB: Flight attendants ejected during crash
Associated Press
Two flight attendants in the back of Asiana
Airlines Flight 214 survived despite being
thrown onto the runway when the plane
slammed into a seawall and lost its tail dur-
ing a crash landing at San Francisco’s air-
port, the head of the National Transportation
Safety Board said Tuesday.
Chairwoman Deborah Hersman also
revealed that the pilots told investigators
they were relying on automated cockpit
equipment to control their speed during final
approach, which prompts questions about
whether a mistake was made in program-
ming the “autothrottle” or if the equipment
The plane crashed when it came in too
low and slow for landing. Hersman said the
pilot at the controls was only about halfway
through his training on the Boeing 777 and
was landing that type of aircraft at the San
Francisco airport for the first time ever. And
the co-pilot was on his first trip as a flight
Saturday’s crash killed two people but
remarkably 305 others survived, most with
little or no physical injuries. A final determi-
nation on the cause of the crash is months
away and Hersman cautioned against draw-
ing any conclusions based on the informa-
tion revealed so far.
Audio recordings show pilots tried to
correct the plane’s speed and elevation only
until seconds before hitting the seawall at
the end of the runway, a calamitous impact
that sent the fuselage bouncing and skidding
across the airfield.
Here is what is known: Seven seconds
before impact, someone in the cockpit asked
for more speed after apparently noticing that
the jet was flying far slower than its recom-
mended landing speed. A few seconds later,
the yoke began to vibrate violently, an auto-
matic warning telling the pilot the plane is
losing lift and in imminent danger of an aero-
dynamic stall. One and a half seconds before
impact came a command to abort the landing.
The plane’s airspeed has emerged as a
key question mark in the investigation. All
aircraft have minimum safe flying speeds
that must be maintained or pilots risk a stall,
which robs a plane of the lift it needs to
stay airborne. Below those speeds, planes
become unmaneuverable.
Criminal probe in Quebec
oil train derailment
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Canadian authorities said
Tuesday they have opened a criminal investigation into the fiery wreck
of a runaway oil train in this small town as the death toll climbed to 15,
with dozens more bodies feared buried in the burned-out ruins.
Quebec police Inspector Michel Forget said investigators have “dis-
covered elements” that have led to a criminal probe. He gave no details
but ruled out terrorism.
The death toll rose with the discovery of two more bodies Tuesday.
About three dozen more people were missing. The bodies that have
been recovered were burned so badly they have yet to be identified.
Investigators zeroed in on whether a fire on the train a few hours
before the disaster set off a deadly chain of events that has raised
questions about the safety of transporting oil in North America by rail
instead of pipeline.
The unmanned Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train broke
loose early Saturday and sped downhill in the darkness nearly seven
miles (11 kilometers) before jumping the tracks at 63 mph (101 kph)
near the Maine border. All but one of the 73 cars were carrying oil. At
least five exploded.
Rail dispatchers had no chance to warn anyone during the train’s
18-minute journey because they didn’t know it was happening them-
selves, Transportation Safety Board officials said Tuesday. Such warn-
ing systems are not in place on secondary rail lines, said TSB manager
Ed Belkaloul.
The derailment and explosions destroyed about 30 buildings,
including the Musi-Cafe, a popular bar that was filled at the time, and
forced about a third of the town’s 6,000 residents from their homes.
Resident Gilles Fluet saw the approaching train.
“It was moving at a hellish speed,” he said. “No lights, no signals,
nothing at all. There was no warning. It was a black blob that came out
of nowhere.”
He had just said goodbye to friends at the Musi-Cafe and left. “A
half-minute later and I wouldn’t be talking to you right now,” he said.
“There are those who ran fast and those who made the right deci-
sion. Those who fooled around trying to start their cars to leave the area,
there are probably some who burned in them,” Fluet said. “And some
who weren’t fast enough to escape the river of fire that ran down to the
lake, they were roasted.”
The same train caught fire hours earlier in a nearby town, and the
engine was shut down — standard operating procedure dictated by the
train’s owners, Nantes Fire Chief Patrick Lambert said.
Edward Burkhardt, president and CEO of the railway’s U.S.-based
parent company, Rail World Inc., suggested that shutting off the loco-
motive to put out the fire might have disabled the brakes.
“An hour or so after the locomotive was shut down, the train rolled
away,” he told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
‘Bless my Hotshot crew’: Survivor speaks at vigil
Ariz. (AP) — On a day filled
with speeches from dignitaries
including the vice president, the
words of the lone survivor of
a fire crew overrun by flames
resonated deepest in an arena
packed with firefighters from
around the nation.
A stone-faced Brendan
McDonough filed onto the
stage at the end of the service
and offered what’s called “The
Hot Shot’s Prayer,” calmly
reciting the words: “For if this
day on the line I should answer
death’s call, Lord, bless my
Hotshot crew, my family, one
and all.”
He concluded by telling the
crowd: “Thank you, and I miss
my brothers.”
McDonough spoke at a
memorial for the 19 members
of the Prescott-based Granite
Mountain Hotshots who died
June 30 when a wind-fueled,
out-of-control fire overran them
as they tried to protect a for-
mer gold-mining town from the
Vice President Joe Biden
called them “men of uncom-
mon valor” while thanking God
that one member of the crew
survived unhurt.
“There’s an old saying: All
men are created equal, and then
a few became firefighters,”
Biden said. “Thank God for
you all. Thank God for your
willingness to take the risks
you do.”
The event was marked
by an outpouring of support
from firefighters from across
the country, who traveled to
the Prescott area to honor their
fallen brethren.
They talked about how
firefighters are accustomed to
answering the call of duty when
the alarm sounds and sends
them into harm’s way, whether
it’s a fire in a forest, house or
apartment. And they noted that
the same can be said when a
fellow firefighter dies.
“When you hear of a death,
especially a group of firefight-
ers, and there’s 19 that we’re
here to mourn, there’s no ques-
tion that at the drop of a hat
you do what you can to go
and support the fire service
and their families,” said Capt.
Steve Brown of the Rancho
Cucamonga, who brought 17
others in his department of 85
uniformed firefighters from
The memorial in Prescott
Valley began with a choir
singing “On Eagle’s Wings”
as Biden sang along from the
sidelines. Homeland Security
Secretary and former Arizona
Gov. Janet Napolitano looked
on, as did Sen. John McCain
and his wife, Cindy, and
other members of the state’s
congressional delegation.
Biden talked about the 1972
death of his wife and young
daughter in a traffic crash, and
how firefighters freed his sons
from the mangled wreckage.
“I don’t have the privi-
lege of knowing any of these
heroes personally, but I know
them. I know them because
they saved the lives of my
two sons,” Biden said. He also
said firefighters rushed him
to a hospital after he suffered
an aneurysm in 1998, and he
credited firefighters with sav-
ing his wife Jill after lightning
once struck their home.
Gov. Jan Brewer praised
people around the country for
responding as she hoped they
would — with candlelight
vigils, financial contributions,
prayers, and flowers and notes
placed at makeshift memori-
“Of course our hearts are
filled with profound sadness
today, but they’re also filled
with great pride,” she said.
“How wonderful is it to know
that Arizona was home to 19
men like those we honor today.”
Outside the minor league
hockey arena, each of the 19
firefighters was represented by
a U.S. flag and a purple ribbon
with his name. A bronze statue
of a wildland firefighter with an
ax in hand, stood in front as if
guarding the building.
Inside, each firefighter’s
name scrolled across an elec-
tronic board on two sides of the
arena. Lined up in front of the
stage were 19 sets of firefight-
ing gear, complete with com-
memorative Pulaski tools simi-
lar to the ones the elite crew
uses to dig lines around fires.
Prescott Fire Chief Dan
Fraijo gave the tools to the fire-
fighters’ families, along with
flags that had been flown in
their honor.
Lawn chair balloonist
says flying days are done
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who made
headlines with his numerous flights in a lawn chair suspended
from party balloons said Tuesday that between the high price of
helium and a fine from the Federal Aviation Administration, his
flying days might be done — at least in the U.S.
Bend gas station owner and craft beer seller Kent Couch said
helium costs five times what it did when he made his first flight
in 2006.
And the FAA fined him $4,500 in February for his July 14,
2012, tandem flight with Iraqi adventurer Fareed Lafta. The fine
was reported Monday by The Bend Bulletin.
“We need them,” Couch said of the agency. “But they cer-
tainly dampened my spirit of flying.”
The FAA says Couch and Lafta flew without pilot’s licenses,
failed to register the lawn chairs as an aircraft, failed to have the
contraption certified as airworthy, and were careless and reckless
when the balloon took off without them after they landed in a
farm field.
Couch says the FAA agreed to reduce the fine from $5,500
to $4,500 after he talked to its lawyer. He said he paid the fine
by certified check in February or March with money he received
from a sponsor.
But FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said in an
email that the agency has no record of the payment. The FAA
levied a similar fine against Lafta, but he is out of the country and
has not responded, Cory said.
“I think they are just making me a scapegoat or an example,
to keep other people from doing it,” said Couch.
Apparently it didn’t work.
A La Center, Wash., man launched his own lawn chair bal-
loon last month to celebrate his 60th birthday. He managed to
fly 24 miles before getting stuck in a tree, far short of his goal of
more than 250 miles.
Couch said the FAA interviewed him after some of his previ-
ous flights, but this is the first time it levied a fine.
In his 2006 flight, Couch traveled 99 miles before the bal-
loons started popping and he had to bail out. In 2007, he flew 193
miles before running low on helium and landing in the sagebrush
of Eastern Oregon.
In 2008, he floated at 35 mph across the high desert and land-
ed in a pasture in the farming community of Cambridge, Idaho,
after pulling out his trusty BB rifle and shooting enough balloons
to come to earth. The lawn chair from that flight is in a museum.
He was at it again in 2010 when he raced another law chair
balloonist on a flight that went about 70 miles.
Couch theorized the fine came because he had a co-pilot on
the 2012 flight, but Cory said that was not the case.
Still up in the air is whether Couch and Lafta go through with
a flight in Iraq. Couch and his wife, Susan, went to Dubai in 2011
in hopes of making the flight, but it never got off the ground.
Couch says Lafta has put it on hold.
“I’ll never regret doing those flights, based just on the great
sense of being able to fly through the air like a cloud,” Couch
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“Frank has just been great,” Wiltsie said. “The professionalism and
diligence has been exemplary. We will miss him.”
Sukup thanked the board for allowing him to serve as their interim
“I hope I’ve done a good job and I wish you the best,” Sukup said.
Chad Schrader was hired as the Jefferson Middle School cus-
todian, pending completion of proper certification. Sukup said the
district is having difficulty finding a boiler instructor to assist Schrader
in taking his certification.
“The new schools don’t have boilers so they are becoming obso-
lete, “ Sukup said. “The former custodian said Mr. Schrader will need
an instructor to pass the test.”
A last-minute item on the agenda was the resignation of sixth-
grade teacher Ryan Carder. Carder had taught math and Language
Arts and was going to teach Social Studies, reading and Language
Arts before tendering his resignation.
Sukup said his position will be posted in-house and if not filled,
will be offered outside the district.
The board issued a new one-year contract for the 2013-14 school
year to Dave Hoffman to serve as Digital Academy/athletic assis-
tant; Alan Unterbrink, Auxiliary Services guidance counselor; Mark
Fuerst, elementary principal; Pat Poling, district library aide; and
Sandy Schmersal and Doris Knebel as bus drivers.
They also issued one-year supplemental contracts to Denise
Lindeman, eighth-grade girls basketball coach; Chris Sommers,
junior high boys basketball coach; Heather Brickner, freshman class
advisor; Missy McClurg, junior class advisor; and McClurg and
Shana McCormick to share the prom coordinator duties.
In other business, the board:
• Authorized the treasurer to seek milk and bread bids for the
upcoming school year;
• Accepted the supplemental resignation from Ryan Walls as assis-
tant wrestling coach;
• Accepted the resignation from Lindsey Wisher as three- hour
cook at Jefferson Middle School;
• Issued an addendum to the treasurer’s contract to make it for 260
days annually at the same daily rate; and
• Recommend the board move Jeff Rex to the masters plus 15 hour
column as per the negotiated agreement.
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Last week, the White
House unexpect edl y
announced a one-year
delay in the employer
requirement, saying the
admi ni st rat i on needed
more time to work out
technical details that
employers find too burden-
some. Some saw a political
motive, since Republicans
have criticized the require-
ment on businesses as a
“job killer.”
But administration offi-
cials said that the individ-
ual mandate would remain
in place.
The two requirements
are different. While the
mandate on individuals is
expected to play a major
role in getting people to
sign up for coverage, the
empl oyer requi rement
is more of a backstop,
designed to deter compa-
nies from shifting to the
government their tradi-
tional role in providing
health benefits.
The individual mandate
applies to virtually every
U.S. resident, with excep-
tions for financial hard-
ship, people who entered
the country illegally, and
prison inmates. The cover-
age requirement survived
a determined legal chal-
lenge by opponents of the
health care law. A divided
Supreme Court upheld the
mandate last year, rea-
soning that the penalties
which enforce it are taxes
constitutionally levied by
Those individual penal-
ties start small — as little
as $95 next year — but
they build up with time.
The Congressional Budget
Office estimated last year
some 4 million individu-
als without insurance will
pay about $55 billion in
penalties over the course
of nearly a decade. The
overwhelming majority of
Americans already have
coverage — through an
employer, a government
program, or by buying
their own plan — and will
not have to worry about
the fines.
The GOP leaders’ let-
ter also requested that
the administration pro-
vide detailed information
on the impact of its deci-
sion to delay the employer
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It was in 2002 that Keltner joined the
military and enlisted with the 122nd Fighter
Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard
where he served for seven years as an aircraft
armament systems technician and attained
the rank of E-6, or technical sergeant.
“In that career field, we did everything
from loading bombs and bullets to over-
hauling the gun system to troubleshooting
and repairing the electrical system that con-
trolled the weapons on the F-16C,” reflected
Keltner. “It was a great experience that laid
the cornerstone for my military career.”
When Keltner first enlisted in the
military, he did not have the eyesight to
become a pilot but after corrective laser
surgery, was offered to became a pilot
candidate. His wife pushed him to pursue
his dreams. In 2009, Keltner was selected
for a pilot position and attended officer
training school at Maxwell Air Force Base
in Montgomery, Ala., and earned his com-
mission as a Second Lieutenant. His flight
training began with initial flight screening
at Doss Aviation in Pueblo, Colo., which
was followed by undergraduate pilot train-
ing at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla.,
and was completed with KC-135 initial
qualification at Altus Air Force Base in
Altus, Okla.
“After two weeks of flying with an
instructor, we achieved our first milestone as
Air Force pilots in training and began flying
solo,” remarked Keltner. “Over the next four
months, we would take four check-rides cov-
ering basic pattern procedures and maneu-
vers, advanced aerobatics, instruments and
formation. In the final phase of training, we
completed the same check-rides again but to
a much higher level of difficulty.”
During this time, Keltner began each day
around 6 a.m. and spent more than 12 hours
each day in the field. This tiresome day
was always completed with additional time
studying for the next day’s material.
“It’s hard to describe the stress that
accompanies a program where you could
have to fly an airplane and/or simulator up
to three times per day and at any point three
failed events could remove you from pilot
training entirely.”
Just over a year after starting, Keltner
completed the first step of pilot training and
officially earned his wings. After completing
initial qualification courses, the new pilot
moved to back to his home state and joined
the 121st Air Refueling Wing in Columbus.
“I am passionate about flying,” said
Keltner. “I would challenge you to find
a pilot that is not passionate about flying.
There is something about getting airborne
and seeing things from such a different point
of view that draws you back time and time
again. Flying is a blend of art and science
that is both simple and complete and no two
flights are ever the same.”
Nearly two months ago, Keltner felt the
effects of a tragic refueling accident that
affected part of his division. Full details of
the accident have yet to be released and
remains under investigation.
“The flying community is a small and
tight knit one and we are affected just as one
would be affected by the loss of a coworker
to an accident,” noted Keltner. “The people
are the biggest positive about my job. I have
had the opportunity to serve with the best
America has to offer. I have been consistent-
ly impressed by the dedication, professional-
ism and courage of the men and women I
have served with all around the world.”
Keltner does not make these travels with
the service alone and is joined by his wife
Megan, a 2000 Crestview graduate, and
their two children, Piper and Wyatt. His
family has been positively affected by his
job as well as the being able to make lifelong
friendships with people that are now scat-
tered all across the country.
Keltner has enjoyed having the opportu-
nity to see so much of the world as travelling
and working overseas has given him an
amazing perspective on the circumstances
around him. It has all been a wonderful expe-
rience for Keltner, especially the opportunity
to be a part of something that benefits others.
“It is hard to single out the negatives of
my job because so many times what seems
like a bad situation has given me the greatest
reward,” said Keltner. “Being away from
home is always difficult but it is the separa-
tion that makes the homecoming such an
amazing feeling.”
Keltner just recently accepted a flying
positive with the 161st Air Refueling Wing
with the Arizona Air National Guard and
spent the 2013 Fourth of July week moving
his family to their new home.
“I have had a great run with my career
and I just want to keep giving it my best and
see where the new opportunities take me,”
said Keltner. “I am a firm believer in doing
your best no matter what the circumstances
because you never know what doors it will

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