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Thursday, August 28, 2014 Vol. 145 No. 53
75¢ daily Delphos, Ohio
Telling The Tri-County’s Story Since 1869
Venedocia to host Gymanfa Ganu,

Browns’ Gordon suspended for a
year, p6
Obituaries 2
State/Local 3
Agriscience 4
Community 5
Sports 6-7
Classifieds 8
Comics and Puzzles 9
World News 10
Dinners still on sale for Bowl II
Dinners are still on pre-
sale (only) for the Zsportslive.
com Bowl II, the annual SR
12 season-opening football
matchup between Columbus
Grove and Pandora-Gilboa,
that will be served 5-7 p.m.
Friday at Columbus Grove.
Dinners are $8 and include
1/2 BBQ chicken and 2 sides.
You can order by calling
Dave at (419) 235-0169.
Bowl T-shirts will also
be sold for the game for
$10; all proceeds will be
split 60/40 between the two
schools’ football programs.
Buy a T-shirt and wear it
to the game for a chance to
win tickets to Cedar Point.
Jefferson JV game can-
The Jefferson JV foot-
ball game scheduled with
Waynesfield-Goshen on
Saturday at Stadium Park
has been canceled because of
Waynesfield’s low numbers.
Climb aboard the “Reading
Train” at the Delphos Public
Library this autumn. A
new season of Storytime
and Toddlertime will begin
signup on Tuesday.
Toddlertime is designed
for children ages 18
months-3 accompanied by
a caregiver. It will meet at
10 a.m. and 11 a.m. every
other Thursday from Sept.
18 through Nov. 20, adjust-
ing for Thanksgiving. The
children will enjoy stories,
music, and movement and
is a gentle introduction
to the library. Each group
is limited to 15 children
and signup is required.
Storytime is aimed towards
3-6-year-olds and is held at
10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and at
6:30 p.m. Thursdays begin-
ning Sept. 16 through Dec.
4. There is no limit to this
group but sign up is required.
Join us as we head
on down the tracks
to reading fun.
Call the library at 419-
695-4015 to register.
Storytime signup
It’s time for Canal
Days to collect entries
for the 57th Grand
Parade on Sept. 21.
Pick up an entry form at
the Delphos Area Chamber
of Commerce office or
go online and print one
off at www.delphoscham-
Lineup for the parade
will begin at 1 p.m.
with stepoff at 2 p.m.
There is no cost to enter
the parade, the only require-
ment is to have fun.
CD Parade
entries sought
2104 Van Wert County Fair is open
DHI Media Editor
VAN WERT — One hundred fifty-
eight. That’s how many times Van
Wert County has seen the opening day
of the Van Wert County Fair. The day
has changed many times since 1855,
the location has changed, the number
of displays have changed and the dress
of the fair-goers has certainly changed
but what has not changed is the fact
that opening day is widely-anticipated
and widely-celebrated.
Day One of Fair number 158 went
well on Wednesday. Temperatures,
which had been on the hot and
muggy side earlier in the week,
moderated to a high of a bearable
83 degrees just before 4 p.m. with
a relative humidity of 65 percent.
However, many people were still
able to break a sweat walking the
midway and searching for their
favorite traditional food vendors.
Landeck students try out green thumbs
Landeck Elementary School students and staff planted a garden at the end of last school year as a
school project. Over the summer, the staff took turns tending the garden. The students were excited
to see how much the garden grew over the summer when they came back to school this week. Some
of the teachers treated their students with snacks made from the garden such as salsa or carrots.
Above: Students gather in the pumpkin patch. They include Audrey Violet, Jaiden Mossing, Griffin
Mericle, Bailey Hile, Luke Rode, Kellen Carder, Gavin Hageman and Sheldyn Fetter. This is the second
year for the project. (Submitted photo)
ready for
DHI Media Staff Reports
Saturday and Sunday, 1,100 vol-
unteers will grease the wheels for
the 52nd annual Ottoville Park
Carnival. Activities will begin at
9 a.m. on Saturday and will end
at midnight on Sunday.
Coordinator Joe Moreno said
because of the extended week-
end, many former residents
return for the festivities.
“We see a lot people come
back to Ottoville for the carnival
because they get that extra day,”
Moreno said. “It’s like a home-
coming of sorts.”
In his fourth year of a leader-
ship role for the event, Moreno
said the committee has really lis-
tened to sponsor and participant
feedback when planning for the
next year.
“We talk to a lot people dur-
ing the event and then look at
Facebook and other social media
to see what everyone’s talking
about after,” he said. “We find out
what we did well, what we fell
short on and what people would
like to see us offer.”
The main attractions for the
2014 Ottoville Park Carnival
include Detroit’s Fifty Amp Fuse
performing on the main stage
from 8:30 p.m. to midnight
Saturday. Fifty Amp Fuse is mak-
ing a repeat appearance for this
year’s event and will again per-
form a life multimedia spectacu-
lar that celebrates six decades of
both American and British pop/
rock hits.
Kiwanis provides player benches for stadium
The Kiwanis Club donated new benches for the home and visitor sides of
the football field at Stadium Park. Kiwanis members met Monday night to
assemble the benches. They were moved into place Tuesday. On hand to
for the delivery of the benches are, from left, Kiwanians Mark Miller, Dave
Ostendorf, Jim Fischer, Rob Moenter, Jamey Wisher and Rick Hanser. Not
pictured are Scott Wiltsie, Jim Fortener, Bill Massa and Dave Casemier.
(Submitted photo)
Basket Bingo tickets on sale
DHI Media
Staff Reports
Canal Days is selling
tickets for Basket
Bingo at the Delphos
Area Chamber of
Commerce office.
Bingo will take
place from 2-4 p.m.
on Sept. 20 under
the social tent.
Tickets are $30
each and will be sold
in advance. Twenty
baskets for 20 games will be loaded with prizes ranging from
$50 to $600. Included with the $30 cost of a ticket is a raffle
drawing for a cabin for two for a long weekend in Pigeon
Forge, Tennessee.
Just a few of the items available include a massage package,
Delphos restaurant gift certificates, lawn furniture, iPad, Sarka
grill, lawn mower, set of tires, his and hers watches, 32-inch
LC flat screen TV, designer purse, Kindle Fire HD7, fitness
membership, Kitchen Aid mixer and a Kureg coffee maker.
Tickets can also be purchased from any committee member
- Barb Mesker, Gina Fritz, Cathie Grothouse, Donna Berger,
Michelle Schafer, Amy Wehri, Lisa VanMetre, Jeanne Roehm,
Sue Vonderwell and Diane Sterling.
Bunge donates to
fire association
Bunge North America
recently donated per-
sonal flotation devic-
es to the Delphos Fire
Association for swift
water rescue. Facility
Manager Tony Matney,
left, and Maintenance
Superintendent Doug
Milligan, right, present
the life vests to Fire Chief
Kevin Streets. Bunge also
funded drysuit repairs. (DHI
Media/Nancy Spencer)
After the ribbon cutting, the Van Wert County Fair Board, Van Wert County Commissioners, Van Wert County Sheriff and Van Wert
City Mayor all took their positions to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The group took buckets full of ice water over the
head, delivered by many 4-H kids who were more than happy to soak the officials. (DHI Media/Ed Gebert)
See FAI R, page 10
See CARNIVAL, page 10
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its news, sports and feature
articles. To inform the news-
room of a mistake in published
information, call the editorial
department at 419-695-0015.
Corrections will be published
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For The Record
Motorcyclist avoids collision,
receives minor injuries
A motorcyclist received minor injuries on Tuesday afternoon after falling
from the vehicle while trying to avoid a collision with another vehicle.
Michael Landrie, 64, of Van Wert was riding his motorcycle eastbound
through the intersection of West Fifth and North Main streets at 12:41
p.m. Tuesday. He observed a vehicle, driven by Nancy Mahlan, 54, of Deca-
tur, Indiana, who was traveling westbound on East Fifth Street, turning
left into his path. Landrie took evasive action to avoid colliding with the
vehicle and fell to his right side onto the roadway. The vehicles did not
collide. Mahlan was cited for failing to yield the right of way when turning
left. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)
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TODAY: Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows in the
lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy with a 30
percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10
VAN WERT — One plea, one time waiver and two sen-
tencings were heard at Van Wert Common Pleas Court on
Kiel Martin, 28, Delphos, entered a guilty plea to three
counts of burglary, each a felony of the second degree. Two
other burglary charges and two theft charges were dismissed
for his plea. The Court ordered a presentence investigation and
set sentencing for 9 a.m. Oct. 8.
Wayne Toth, 51, Elyria, signed a time waiver in Court and
requested a continuance of his trial set for next month. His
request was granted.
Josh Kessler, 25, Hamilton, Indiana, appeared for sentenc-
ing on a charge of attempted carrying a concealed weapon, a
misdemeanor of the second degree. He was sentenced to one
year community control, 30 days jail at a later date, 200 hours
community service and ordered to pay a fine of $750 plus
court costs. Ninety days jail was deferred.
Aaron Joseph, 26, Van Wert, was sentenced for aggravated
trafficking of drugs, a felony of the fourth degree. He was sen-
tenced to three years community control, 180 days jail, addi-
tional 60 days jail at later date, 200 hours community service,
substance abuse assessment and treatment, two years intensive
probation, driver’s license suspended six months and ordered
to pay restitution to the Van Wert Police Department of $175,
plus court costs. Nine months prison was deferred.
Wheat $5.42
Corn $3.31
Soybeans $13.62
One Year Ago
The Van Wert County Fair
is in full swing after opening
ceremonies and crowning of
fair royalty Wednesday eve-
ning. The Van Wert County
King and Queen are Daniel
Joseph (Ohio Challengers
4-H Club and 4-H Exchange
Club) and Leah Lichtensteiger
(Young Riders and Crestview
FFA); and runner-ups are
Jacob German (Crestview
FFA) and Sarah Klinger
(Bunny Hoppers).
25 Years Ago – 1989
The sale of junior fair live-
stock took place Saturday at
the Allen County Fair. Some
bidders were Mel Reindel, Jim
Holdgreve, Rex Bowersock,
Tom Osting and Rick Reindel.
According to Bowersock, over
130 individuals, families and
businesses in Delphos and the
area contributed toward the
purchase of the animals of the
Delphos junior fair exhibitors.
St. John’s varsity volleyball
team members are manager
Angel Wannemacher, Tammy
Stemen, Nikki Wellmann, Jill
Schimmoeller, coach Sylvia
Wiesenberg, manager Chris
Lucas, Dawn Geise, Nikki
Drewyore, Sue Klausing,
Missy Hilvers, Laura Gordon,
Kristi Klausing, Chris
Odenweller and trainer Scott
“Frank” J., 82, of Delphos,
Mass of Christian Burial will
begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St.
John the Evangelist Catholic
Church, Delphos, with Fathers
Ron Schock and Johnson,
officiating. Burial will follow
in St. John’s Cemetery, with
military honors accorded by
the Delphos Veterans Council.
Visitation will be from 2-8
p.m. Friday at Strayer Funeral
Home, where a Parish Wake
Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be
made to The Delphos St. John’s
Parish Foundation. Online
condolences may be shared at
FISCHER, Jeanette E., 87,
of Delphos, Mass of Christian
Burial will begin at 11 a.m.
Friday at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church, the Rev. Ron
Schock officiating. Burial will
follow in St. John’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8
p.m. today at Strayer Funeral
Home, where a Parish Wake
Service will be held at 7:30
p.m. Memorial contributions
may be made to a charity of the
donor’s choice. Online condo-
lences may be shared at www.
See ARCHIVES, page 3
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VENEDICIA — The annual Gymanfa Ganu
or Welsh Festival of Song will be held
Sunday at the Salem Presbyterian Church
at Venedocia. A light supper will be served
from 4-6 p.m. for a free will donation and the
program will begin at 7 p.m. The church is
handicap accessible.
The tradition can be traced back to the 13th
century in Wales where the singing of hymns
in four-part harmony began. It has been an
important part of the Venedocia Church’s life
since about 1915. Visitors return every year
from many states to renew friendships and
to hear the thrilling sound of the grand old
hymns being sung in four-part harmony by
several hundred people.
The conductor this year will be Trefor
Williams. He was born in Wales and speaks
the language fluently. He was raised in the
Welsh tradition of total cultural immersion
in music within his family, community, and
country. He has been performing on stage
since the age of 3. His involvement within
the competitive Welsh Eisteddfod has earned
him many awards including as conductor of
his male chorus Cor Meibion yr Eilf at the
National Eisteddfod of Wales. He served
for 30 years as a member and bandmaster of
the Trefor Brass Band, a 30 member ensem-
ble which appeared at the North American
National Gymanfa Ganu in Milwaukee in
After moving to Milwaukee
in 1998, he has worked as
musical director at several
churches in the area, as chair
of the music department at
Milwaukee Montessori School
and as musical director of
Festival City Brass. In 2006,
he joined with a like-minded
group of enthusiastic singers
and established Milwaukee
Metropolitan Voices. He has
now produced and directed
over 30 shows for this group,
and he continues as Artistic
and Musical Director. He is
a frequently invited conduc-
tor and soloist at many Welsh
American Cymanfaoedd and
events across the United States
from Philadelphia to Los
Angeles. Williams specializes
in Welsh language music. From
his own voice studio in Milwaukee, he teach-
es and coaches many accomplished young and
adult singers. Trefor and his wife Barbara are
pleased to have been invited once again to the
outstanding Gymanfa Ganu in Venedocia.
The tenor soloist will be Joe Consiglio
from Chicago. He studied voice at Washington
University, earning a graduate degree in
vocal performance. Moving
to New York City, he stud-
ied with acclaimed voice
teacher Cornelius Reid. He
has appeared in roles with
the Union Avenue Opera, the
Midland Reparatory Opera,
and the University of Houston
Opera. He has also appeared
as a soloist with the Bach
Society and with the Trinity
Presbyterian Church both in
St. Louis. This will be his sec-
ond appearance as the soloist
for the Venedocia Gymanfa
Ganu. He lives in Evergreen
Park, a suburb of Chicago,
with his wife Sarah, a Van
Wert native, and children,
Anthony and Charlotte. Joe
Consiglio is the son-in-law of
David & Ann Rees.
Organist for the event will
be Connie O’Neill and pianist will be Joyce
Morris. Rev. Thomas Emery is the pastor of
the church. For more information, call Jean
Owens at 419-667-3523 or email joytrips@
Charity Video
Game Tournament
set for Sept. 6
LIMA — Barry Electronics
will host a Charity Video
Game Tournament from 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 6th, which
will benefit the West Ohio
Food Bank and Our Daily
Bread Soup Kitchen.
Participants can play
“Halo: Anniversary Edition”
on Xbox 360, “Mario Kart
Wii” on the Nintendo Wii,
“Super Street Fighter II” on the
Super Nintendo, and “Super
Mario Bros.” on the origi-
nal Nintendo Entertainment
All participants will
receive a special commem-
orative T-shirt for their $10
participation fee. Tournament
winners will receive a trophy
as well as prizes.
Prizes for the Halo tourna-
ment —
Grand Prize: Chewbacca
Premium Format Statue
donated by Alter Ego Comics,
$400 value
First runner-up: Master
Chief Collection for Xbox
One, $60 value
Second runner-up: Halo
Mega Bloks set, $50 value
Third runner-up: Warthog
RC vehicle, $25 value
Mario Kart Wii tournament

First Prize: Large Scale
Mario Kart RC Vehicle, $75
Second Prize: $10
Groamy’s CD’s & Tapes Gift
Street Fighter II tourna-
ment —
First Prize: Retro Video
Game System with a collec-
tion of classic games, Street
Fighter poster and Groamy’s
CD’s & Tapes Gift Certificate,
all a $100 value
Second prize: Street
Fighter DVD, poster, collec-
tion of classic games, $50
Super Mario Bros. tourna-
ment —
First Prize: Retro Video
Game System with a collec-
tion of classic games, $100
Second prize: $10
Groamy’s CD’s & Tapes Gift
Food and beverages will be
available, as well as a viewing
area for friends and family to
watch the event.
The U.S. Army will have
vehicles on display for view-
ing and demonstrations.
Further information can be
provided by Sales Manager
Jeff Smith at 419-222-1547
or via email JeffSmith@
Trefor Williams to conduct Welsh Festival of Song
Safety coalition reminds motorists to drive sober
LIMA — The Lima Allen County Safe
Community Coalition wants to remind motorists to
“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”.
Local law enforcement, as well as their state and
national partners, will be out in full force over the
holiday weekend to enforce impaired driving laws.
In 2012, more than 10,000 people died in high-
way crashes across the nation, involving a driver or
motorcycle operator with an illegal blood alcohol
concentration of .08 or higher; that is one person
every 51 minutes.
In Ohio during the same time, 470 people died,
and in Allen County three died. Across the nation
during 2012, 38 percent of all fatalities involved one
or more impaired drivers and over the 2012 Labor
Day weekend 147 people died.
We can prevent even one more person from
dying, or being seriously injured, in an impaired
driving crash – it is up to us to choose to make our
roads safer. If you choose to drink … choose not to
— Be responsible and don’t risk it … you will
be caught.
— If you plan to drink, choose a non-drinking
designated driver before going out.
— Take transit, a taxicab, or ask a sober friend to
drive you home.
— Spend the night where the activity is being
— Report impaired drivers to law enforcement.
— Always buckle up – it’s your best defense
against an impaired driver.
Van Wert County Fair Veterans Day activities announced
DHI Media Staff Report
VAN WERT — Friday has been
designated Veterans Day at the
Van Wert County Fair. The day
is being sponsored by the county
Veterans Service Organization
as well as every other veter-
an’s organization in the county.
All activities will be held at the
Entertainment Test on the west
side of the Commercial Building.
There is free admission to the
fair on that day from 8 a.m.-8
p.m. for every veteran and his or
her spouse. According to Veterans
Service Officer Barry Johns, the
program will begin at 10:45 a.m.
with a combined Color Detail
from the Service Organizations
leaving the Bayleat Street Gate.
After the colors are posted,
Dennis Kimmet, President of the
Veterans Service Commission,
will be the Master of Ceremonies,
and the guest speaker will be Tim
Espich from the Ohio Department
of Veterans Services (ODVS).
Espich has been with the Ohio
Department of Veterans Services
since it was founded in 2008 and
is the Chief Operating Officer.
Free ham & bean soup with corn-
bread will be served after the
program while it lasts.
The Veterans Service Office
will be moved to the fairground
for the day and will be open from
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to answer ques-
tions about VA benefits.
Kim Hughes from the Van Wert
County Recorder’s Office will
also be available to answer any
questions about the importance
of recording discharges as well as
other services available through
her office.
All veterans are invited to stop
in to say hello to everyone and to
enjoy a bowl of ham and beans
with cornbread.
Program plans
volunteer orientation
and training session
Equestrian Therapy Program
will hold a volunteer orien-
tation and training session
on Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. until
11:30 a.m. at Fassett Farm,
22532 Grubb/Bowsher Road,
Cridersville, Ohio 45806.
Anyone interested in vol-
unteering should contact
Sarah Potts at the Equestrian
Therapy Program (419) 657-
2700 or
For more information about
volunteering, go to the web-
(Continued from page 2)
Chris Schnipke, 11,
showed his crossbreed pig.
He received an A ribbon and
took third place in his class.
He is the son of Dave and Bea
Schnipke and attends Franklin
Elementary School. The
women’s swine showmanship
competition was held Friday.
Taking first place in her third
year of competition was June
Gable of Delphos.
50 Years Ago – 1964
Robert H. Milbaugh of
Lima, Democratic candidate
for United State Congress
in the Fourth District, was
guest speaker at the meeting
of the Delphos Rotary Club
Wednesday at NuMaude’s
Restaurant. John Shenk, pres-
ident of the club, presided at
the meeting and club sing-
ing was led by Paul Harter,
Jr. Guests included three Van
Wert Rotarians: Alex Stewart,
Bill Soldner and Walter A.
Area winner in the Allen
County Fair’s livestock judg-
ing sponsored by the Western
Buckeye Pony Club was
Debra Thompson, 11, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Orvin
Thompson of Delphos. Debra
took two first-place awards
in the 14 events. The first
was in the pleasure class for
ponies 50 inches and under
and the second was the 4-H
costume class with her pony,
Black Satin.
Charles and Donald Korb,
sons of Mr. and Mrs. William
Korb of Delphos, graduates
of St. John’s High School,
will receive their Bachelor of
Science Degree in Marketing
and Accounting, from the
College of Commerce and
Administration at Ohio
State University, Columbus,
on Aug. 28. They are the
first students in this area to
graduate from Ohio State,
Columbus, who started their
studies at the Lima Branch
of OSU.
75 Years Ago – 1939
Coach Frank E. Kurth
of Jefferson High School,
announced that all football
candidates who participated
in spring training will meet at
the Jefferson building at 7:30
p.m. Tuesday. New playing
uniforms have been secured
for the team this year. The
pants are scarlet with white
inserts on the back of each leg
with white belts. The body of
the shirts is royal blue with
sleeves of red and white.
The Delphos Daisies won
their sixth straight game
Sunday at city field by defeat-
ing the Lima Junior Order
of Mechanics by a score of
19 to 5. Clair Ditto was on
the mound for the locals.
He walked his first man but
breezed along to a victory
by pitching effective ball. C.
Ditto and Plescher hit home
Leroy Bigelow, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Bigelow,
West Sixth Street, is manag-
ing Sam’s Cut Rate baseball
team in the Detroit league.
His team has won four of
five games in the Class B
Championship contest.
Bigelow is well-known in
Delphos and was formerly
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Tips to minimize environmental
impacts on water quality
Putnam County Extension
Ag Educator
Culman, Dayton, King and Labarge,
Ohio State University specialists (CORN
Newsletter, 2014-28), say “Current Ohio
field research to minimize phosphorus
losses at the edge of the field should
start with the following recommenda-
tions to maximize productivity while
minimizing environmental impacts on
water quality.”
Avoid overloading soils. Soil test
and follow tri-state fertilizer recommen-
dations. Where soil test levels are above
40 ppm Bray P1 or 58 ppm Mehlich III-
ICP, do not apply additional phosphorus
in the corn-soybean rotation. These soil
test levels require no additional fertil-
izer, according to the Tri-State Fertilizer
recommendations. Fertilizing soils test-
ing above these levels increases risk of
P in runoff and tile drainage.
Avoid winter application. Eliminate
surface application of manure or fertil-
izer to frozen or snow-covered fields.
Frozen ground is ground that is frozen
to the degree that tillage is not possible.
Surface applied manure or fertilizer is
subject to runoff events that may occur
before the ground thaws and allows
nutrients to bind to soil.
Avoid surface application of fertil-
izer/manure. Surface applications of
phosphorus are subject to higher loss if
runoff producing rainfall events happen
close to application. Placement of nutri-
ent below the surface of the soil reduces
loss. If tillage is planned in the crop rota-
tion, P applications should be applied
prior to the tillage and till before a rain
event. Full width tillage has the potential
to increased soil erosion and total phos-
phorus losses. New placement tools or
strategies need to be implemented that
place P below the surface with mini-
mal soil disturbance. Until these tools
become available, use banded applica-
tion or the minimal amount of tillage to
mix nutrient in the soil.
Minimize erosion. Appropriate con-
servation practices should be imple-
mented to minimize erosion. Maintain
30 percent cover as crop residue/cover
crop. Filter strips, grassed waterways
and water diversion structures are appro-
priate tools.
Slow the movement of water.
Surface water flows from fields directed
to tile via standpipes should be convert-
ed to blind inlets. As risk loss potential
increases for a field consideration should
be given for edge of field treatments
which control water movement or treat
water as it is leaving the site. Drainage
water management control structures,
in ditch treatments such as two stage
ditches and other stream practices can
reduce loading.
Know your field’s risk. Soil test P,
field proximity to water and soil hydro-
logic class impacts edge of field losses
of phosphorus. The NRCS Ohio P Risk
index provides a risk of loss index and
should be used as part of the develop-
ment of a Nutrient Management Plan to
assess the individual field risk.
Strive to build soil quality. Soil con-
dition is a mitigating factor. Increasing
the water infiltration by reducing
compaction and improving soil struc-
ture increase water retention, nutrient
cycling, crop rooting capacity and crop
Ed Lentz (Corn Newsletter 2014-28)
said “a soil analysis will tell whether
a field needs lime to raise the soil pH.
Lime recommendations are generally
given as tons per acre. ODA evaluates
all liming sources sold commercially
in Ohio to determine its effectiveness
to neutralize soil acidity and is report-
ed as the Effective Neutralizing Power
(ENP) expressed as pounds per ton.
The ENP value incorporates all quality
components of lime: purity (calcium and
magnesium content), particle size, and
water content. The ENP allows produc-
ers to compare different liming sources
regardless of differences in purity, fine-
ness of grind or water content between
“To determine the amount of lime
needed with the ENP value use the fol-
lowing equation: Tons of lime material
= (Lime rate from soil test) * (2000/
“The actual cost of a lime source may
also be used with ENP by the following
equation: Cost ($/acre) = (Lime rate
from soil test/ (ENP/2000)) * ($/ton)
“Economics and the ability to even-
ly apply the material should be the
primary factors in selecting a lime
source. If the soil test magnesium lev-
els are less than 50 ppm (100 lbs) then
dolomitic lime should be use since it
will cost considerably less than other
magnesium sources. Hi cal (calcitic)
lime should be used if the percentage
of base saturation of calcium from the
soil analysis is equal to or lower than
the percentage of base saturation of
“Lime recommendations from soil
testing laboratories assume a soil incor-
poration depth of eight inches. For no-
till fields or lime left on the surface,
assume 4 inch incorporation. Adjust
your lime rate by the following equa-
tion: Lime rates for < 8 inches incor-
poration = (Soil test lime rate/8) * lime
incorporation depth”
Program to enlist jail inmates to process food
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — An effort to
bring more locally grown food to local
tables year-round is gathering momen-
tum and could receive a boost from jail
While stressing the idea is just in its
infancy, Elkhart County Commissioner
and farmer Mike Yoder, Sheriff Brad
Rogers, Church Community Services
executive director Rod Roberson and
Middlebury Community Schools per-
sonnel director Delores Merrick say they
have met recently to discuss the concept
and are eager to pursue it further.
Each of the individuals likes the idea
for their own reasons.
In a pilot project that could begin
next year, fruits and vegetables grown in
the area would be processed by Elkhart
County Jail inmates in the facility’s large
commercial-grade kitchen, which is unde-
rutilized because the facility was built to
accommodate a much larger jail popula-
tion than what currently exists. Inmates
would process and package the produce,
and it would be frozen at the jail until peo-
ple in the community are ready to eat it.
Produce would be flash-frozen, a pro-
cess that uses liquid nitrogen and pre-
serves the cell structure and nutritional
value of the food during freezing, while
alleviating concerns of pathogen growth
that can result from canning. Yoder told
The Elkhart Truth the ultimate goal
is to buy a mobile flash-freezing unit,
which can cost up to $70,000 and could
perhaps be funded with tax-increment
financing district revenue. But before
that step, the jail’s conventional freezers
would be used as the rest of the program
kinks are worked out.
Rogers said in the pilot project,
inmates might start learning how to pro-
cess the food by practicing on some fresh
green beans acquired from a wholesaler.
“We need to have enough capacity to
justify buying that kind of equipment,”
Yoder said. “There are a lot of logistics we
need to get figured out before we get to the
flash freezer, and that’s what we want to
do with the pilot project next year.”
Yoder said a viable local farm-to-
table system with flash freezing would
expand the market for local farmers
throughout the year and eliminate the
waste that occurs with surplus harvest.
For his part, Rogers thinks he’ll have no
problem finding inmates willing to do the
work. He can’t pay them cash, but he can
shave a little time from their sentences and
give them some job skills that could help
them find employment after they’re released.
“We have a correctional facility full
of people who have taken from the com-
munity,” Rogers said. “With this, they
can give back to the community.”
The sheriff said the workers would be
carefully selected, as kitchen inmate jobs
are now, from inmates who’ve committed
“low-level” crimes and aren’t escape risks.
“They’re not hazards to the food
workers that are in there now,” Rogers
said. “People, when you get them off
drugs and alcohol, are good workers.”
Rogers said the jail kitchen freezers
must run anyway, so there would be no
new cost to taxpayers.
“I can foresee that we can do this
without any tax dollars being spent,”
he said, “beyond what’s already being
spent for normal operations.”
Rogers said he realizes that some in
the community might not like the idea of
eating food that’s been prepared by con-
victs. In 2000, before he became sheriff, the
Meals on Wheels program stopped having
the jail kitchen prepare its meals because
subscriptions to the program were declining
amid those concerns, Rogers said.
“I would certainly eat it, I wouldn’t have
any problem, but that’s a marketing issue
they’ll have to deal with,” Rogers said.
But Merrick, the Middlebury
Community Schools personnel director,
said the inmates’ involvement wouldn’t
bother her. Merrick wants to get locally
grown fruits and vegetables into the
corporation’s cafeterias and sees this as
a potential way to do that.
Last year, she applied for a grant from
the United States Department of Agriculture
that would have provided $36,000 to devel-
op a school garden and relationships with
area farmers to supply fresh produce. She
didn’t win the grant but remains interested
in her initial goal, and she hopes the cor-
poration could start buying locally grown
food for the 2015-2016 school year.
Aside from having more access to
fresh produce, Merrick likes the educa-
tional component.
“We border Michigan, the LaGrange
County line, Goshen and Concord
schools,” she said. “Even though we’re
rural, a lot of kids don’t know where
their food comes from. We’re not an
inner city school where kids don’t know
that or appreciate it. Instead of always
relying on other people, you can pro-
duce your own food.”
Ohio’s new conservation
program to improve
Lake Erie water quality
PUTNAM COUNTY — Area farmers and landowners are
encouraged to participate in a new conservation program that
will help to improve water quality in Lake Erie and 5,000 miles
of streams by reducing nutrient runoff.
Authorized by Senate Bill 150 that was signed into law by
Governor John R. Kasich, the Lake Erie Nutrient Reduction
Program (LE NRP) will assist farmers in installing best man-
agement practices that keep nutrients on fields, improve water
quality and combat harmful algal blooms. The program will
be supervised locally by the Putnam County Soil and Water
Conservation District. Working with the Ohio Department of
Natural Resources (ODNR) through the Ohio Clean Lakes
Initiative, $1.25 million will be available to producers in 27
Ohio counties. ODNR has already helped farmers implement
best management practices on more than 40,000 acres in the
Lake Erie watershed.
“Farmers have shown us they’re serious about improving
Lake Erie,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “ODNR is
pleased to partner with Ohio’s local soil and water conservation
districts to get more practices installed as soon as possible.”
“We all have a part to play to improve water quality in
Lake Erie,” said Albert Maag. “Our district is excited to use
our existing relationships with Ohio’s farmers to improve the
health of one of our state’s greatest natural resources.”
The LE NRP is a voluntary program that reimburses farm-
ers to plant cover crops or install drainage management devic-
es such as controlled drainage structures or blind tile inlets.
In addition to reducing runoff of nutrients and pesticides the
practices will allow farmers to manage and maintain the water
from their fields after harvest and during the growing season,
ultimately enhancing production. Cropland enrolled must be
approved by local SWCD technical staff and ODNR Division
of Soil and Water Resources area engineers. Counties included
in the new program are: Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Crawford,
Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lucas,
Lorain, Marion, Medina, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam,
Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams,
Wood and Wyandot. Starting immediately, landowners in these
counties can sign up for the program. ODNR has committed
$1.25 million to the program and anticipates planting cover
crops on up to 25,000 acres as well as installing more than
300 structures. This funding is in addition to the $3.5 million
already appropriated through the Ohio Clean Lakes initiative
for best management practices and water quality monitoring.
Putnam SWCD set
annual meeting
OTTAWA — Everyone is
invited to the 58th annual Putnam
Soil & Water Conservation
District open house. It will be
held on Wednesday starting with
a complementary meal from
4:30-6:30 p.m. The location is in
the meeting room at the Putnam
County Agricultural Service
Complex, 1206 E. Second St.,
Ottawa (former Weatherseal
An election of two board
supervisors will be held 4:30-6
p.m. The winning candidates will
be granted a three-year term start-
ing in January 2015. Candidates
running include: Steve Liebrecht,
Joe Riepenhoff, and Dennis
Vennekotter. If you are unable
to attend but would like to still
vote, absentee ballots are avail-
able until Wednesday at the Soil
and Water office.
A short program will begin
at 6 p.m. to honor different
individuals in the county who
have demonstrated conservation
efforts. The Conservation Farmer
of the Year will be presented to
Fenstermaker Farms of Leipsic.
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9-11 a.m. — The Delphos
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241 N. Main St., is open.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — The
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11:30 a.m. — Mealsite
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Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup
2 cups diced peeled butternut squash
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1 green onion, sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups vegetable broth, divided
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
2 cups fresh baby spinach
In a large saucepan, sauté the squash, carrot, onion
and cumin in oil for 10 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1
minute longer. Add 1-1/2 cups broth; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 to 12 minutes or
until vegetables are tender; cool slightly.
Transfer mixture to a blender; add the tomatoes,
cream cheese, basil, chipotle pepper and remaining
broth. Cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until
Return to the saucepan; stir in the beans, corn and
spinach. Cook and stir until spinach is wilted and soup
is heated through. Makes 6 servings.
Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes
1-1/4 cups butter, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 cup grated zucchini
1 cup grated carrots
1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light
and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after
each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking
cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the
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after each addition. Fold in zucchini and carrots.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake
at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes
before removing from pans to wire racks to cool com-
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43rd Edward and Nellie Vonderembse Family Reunion
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6 – The Herald Thursday, August 28, 2014
NFL suspends Browns star
WR Gordon for 2014 season
Associated Press
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s
wait is over and so is his 2014 season.
Now the star wide receiver’s career is
in peril.
The Browns learned Wednesday that
Gordon’s indefinite suspension by the
NFL has been upheld and he will miss
at least 16 games for another violation
of the league’s substance abuse policy.
A repeat drug offender, Gordon had
appealed the penalty, hoping it would
be reduced so he could play this season.
The NFL, though, came down hard
on Gordon, who must now pay the price
for stepping out of bounds.
The league announced that arbitrator
Harold Henderson supported Gordon’s
yearlong suspension for marijuana use.
The Pro Bowler, who was subject to
more frequent testing, will begin serv-
ing his suspension immediately and the
league announced in its statement that
his “eligibility for reinstatement will be
determined following the 2014 season.”
In the meantime, Gordon is not
allowed to practice with the team, attend
meetings or other club functions.
Browns’ general manager Ray Farmer
expressed some disappointment at the
decision but said the team has no choice
but to move ahead without Gordon.
“While we may have strong feelings
on the timing and the process of this
decision, we have also consistently com-
municated that we will focus on what we
can control in our day to day approach,”
Farmer said in a statement. “Right now
that is preparing our team for the 2014
season and at the same time, supporting
Josh however we are able under NFL
guidelines during his suspension.”
The Browns had feared for months
this would be the outcome and now
that it’s official, the club will
have to somehow make up for
the league-leading 1,646 yards,
18.9 yards per catch and nine
touchdowns Gordon produced
last season.
“I’d like to apologize to
my teammates, coaches, the
Cleveland Browns organization
and our fans,” Gordon said in
a statement. “I am very disap-
pointed that the NFL and its
hearing office didn’t exercise
better discretion and judgment in
my case. I would like to sincerely thank
the people who have been incredibly
supportive of me during this challenging
time, including my family, my agent, my
union, my legal team and the Cleveland
Browns staff.”
While he’s out, Gordon, who served
a 2-game suspension for a drug violation
last season, will need to pass drug tests,
comply with treatment and apply for
reinstatement with Commissioner Roger
Goodell before he plays again. Gordon
could possibly return inside a year if he
stays clean.
Gordon met with league officials
in New York on Aug. 4 to appeal his
suspension. As the days past, there was
growing speculation he might not be
punished to the letter of the collective
bargaining agreement. But Henderson
sided with the league’s initial ruling
after an exhaustive process.
The Browns have known Gordon
could be banished for some time and
they’ve been eager for a resolution to
his case, which hung over their train-
ing camp. He continued
to practice and played in
Cleveland’s first three exhi-
bition games.
Gordon fought the sus-
pension by hiring attorney
Maurice Suh to represent
him at the appeal hearing.
Suh, who had successfully
gotten a suspension reduced
for Seattle cornerback
Richard Sherman, argued
that Gordon tested positive
for marijuana due to second-
hand smoke. Gordon’s representatives
also said test results of his samples were
inconsistent and should be thrown out.
There was speculation the league
might go softer on Gordon following the
public outcry after Baltimore running
back Ray Rice was suspended for two
games on a domestic violence charge.
Instead, the league put Gordon on the
sideline for all 16 games and will wait
to see how he behaves before deciding
whether to let him back.
Gordon didn’t help his cause with
two legal issues as his case dragged
on. He was charged with drunken driv-
ing after his arrest in Raleigh, North
Carolina, on July 5. In May, he was
stopped for speeding in Strongsville,
Ohio, and one of the passengers in his
car was cited for marijuana possession.
Wildcats grab NWC
quad match
by the 43 of Carter Mox,
the Jefferson boys
golf team downed
Columbus Grove,
Crestview and Ada
184- 194- 194- 249
in a Northwest Conference
quad match Wednesday at the
Delphos Country Club.
Adding to the totals for
the Wildcats (8-5, 5-4 NWC)
were Ryan Bullinger with a
46, Zach Wannemacher 47,
Andrew Foust 48 and
the 54s of Nick Fitch
and Jacob Hamilton.
Guiding the Grove
Bulldogs (4-8, 1-6)
were Brandon Hoffman’s 44,
Logan Hardeman’s 46, the
52s of Kyle Welty and
Gage Gerdeman, the 54 of
Wyatt Mayberry and the
58 of Noah Oglesbee.
For the Knights (7-8, 2-5),
Connor Lautzenheiser also
had a 44, with help from
Caden Hurless (48), the 50
of Ronnie Schumm, Mitchell
Rickard (53), Derek Biro’s 55
and the 60 of Brett Schumm.
Ada’s Bulldogs (2-11,
0-7) were topped by
Zach Park’s 52, Brian
Quillen’s 57, the 65 of
Gage Dunn and the 75 of
Chandler Hugart.
Crestview is in an
NWC quad match 4 p.m.
today, while Jefferson is
in the Grove quad 4 p.m.
Local Golf
Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins
Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt Kenseth was
a 5-time winner this time last year and an
established championship threat. He doesn’t
feel any less confident about his title
chances this season even though he
has not visited Victory Lane.
Kenseth goes into Atlanta Motor
Speedway this weekend winless but
ranked a solid fifth in the Sprint Cup
standings. With just two races remain-
ing to set the 16-driver Chase for
the Sprint Cup Championship field,
Kenseth should make it in on points and
doesn’t feel like he needs to go for broke
to get a win in the next two weeks.
“When you try harder than your
hardest, that’s when you always get
in trouble. That’s when you wreck,”
Kenseth said. “I don’t know that we even need
a win. I believe in momentum, to a certain
point, but I don’t necessarily need a win. I’d
just like to have two solid weeks.”
The field will be reset following the Sept.
6 race at Richmond and Kenseth believes his
Joe Gibbs Racing team is far more prepared
for a run at the title than they were a year ago.
That may seem strange considering
Kenseth had a dream debut season in the No.
20 Toyota, which he drove to a series-high
seven wins while taking Jimmie Johnson to
the wire before Johnson captured his sixth
title. But Kenseth is currently only 25 points
behind third-place driver Brad Keselowski,
a 3-time winner this season, and he points
to wrecks at Sonoma, Pocono and
Michigan for not having him closer
to the top of the standings.
So what needs to change?
Not much, according to Kenseth.
He doesn’t think his team is very
far off from Hendrick Motorsports
and Team Penske and they’ve
excelled at finishing higher than they
should. He doesn’t believe he had a
third-place car at Bristol last week
but landed there through strategy
when he found himself in contention
for the win near the end of the race.
“If we can just get that little bit
more we need, I feel like everything is in
place as good, or in some ways better, than it
was last year,” Kenseth added. “I feel like our
pit stops are better than they were last year.
Confidence and execution and planning are
better than they were last year. Everything
is right there, if we can just get that little bit
extra out of our cars that I know we need, I
feel like the rest of it is in place and we can
put together a string of races and be very com-
petitive and hopefully contend.”
Associated Press
Site: Norton, Mass.
Schedule: Friday-Monday.
Course: TPC Boston (7,216 yards,
par 71).
Purse: $8 million. Winner’s share:
$1.44 million.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday,
2:30-6:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.;
Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m.;
Sunday, 1-5 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.;
Monday, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.,
8 p.m.-2:30 a.m.) and NBC
(Sunday, 3-6 p.m.; Monday,
1:30-6 p.m.).
Last year: Henrik
Stenson won the tournament
and season-ending Tour
Championship en route to the
FedEx Cup title. The Swede
also won the European Tour’s
Race to Dubai.
Last week: Hunter Mahan won
The Barclays in New Jersey to open
the FedEx Cup playoffs, closing with a
6-under 65 for a 2-shot victory.
Notes: The top 100 in the FedEx
Cup standings qualified for the tourna-
ment. The field will be cut to 70 for the
BMW Championship next week at Cherry
Hills in Colorado and to 30 for the Tour
Championship at East Lake in Atlanta.
The FedEx Cup winner will receive $10
million. … Mahan leads the standings,
followed by Rory McIlroy, Jimmy Walker,
Matt Kuchar and Bubba Watson. McIlroy,
the 2012 tournament winner, tied for
22nd in the playoff opener after winning
the British Open, Bridgestone Invitational
and PGA Championship in his previous
three starts. … Mahan is the only player
to play in every event in FedEx Cup
playoffs history.
Site: Portland, Ore.
Schedule: Today-Sunday.
Course: Columbia Edgewater
Country Club (6,465 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.3 million. Winner’s share:
Television: Golf Channel
(Today, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Friday-
Saturday, 7-9:30 p.m.; Sunday,
7-9 p.m.).
Last year: Suzann
Pettersen won the event for
the second time in three years,
taking advantage of Yani
Tseng’s final-round collapse.
Pettersen beat Stacy Lewis by
two strokes Tseng, the third-
round leader, finished with a 78.
Last week: So Yeon Ryu won the
Canadian Women’s Open at London
Hunt in Ontario, breaking the tournament
record at 23 under. Na Yeon Choi was
second, two strokes back.
Notes: The top-ranked Lewis, No.
2 Inbee Park and No. 3 Lydia Ko are
skipping the tournament. No. 4 Pettersen
and No. 5 Ryu are in the field. Pettersen
is winless this year. … Charley Hull
is playing on a sponsor exemption.
The 18-year-old English player won a
Ladies European Tour event in Morocco
in March. … Marissa Steen is playing
after earning a tour promotion with her
third Symetra Tour victory of the year.
… Gigi Stoll, a senior at Beaverton
High School, won the Portland Classic
Amateur Open last week to earn a spot
in the field. … The tour is off next week.
Play will resume Sept. 11-14 with the
Evian Championship in France.
Site: Calgary, Alberta.
Schedule: Friday-Sunday.
Course: Canyon Meadows Golf &
Country Club (7,158 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2.25 million. Winner’s share:
Television: Golf Channel (Friday,
9:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4-6 a.m.,
9:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3:30-5:30 a.m.,
9-11 p.m.).
Last year: Rocco Mediate won the
inaugural tournament, shooting 63-64-64
for a 7-stroke victory. At 191, he matched
the tour record for a 54-hole event.
Last week: Scott Dunlap won the
Boeing Classic in Washington for his
first Champions Tour title, beating Mark
Brooks with a birdie on the first hole of
a playoff.
Notes: Bernhard Langer turned 57
on Wednesday. The German player has
a tour-high five victories this season and
tops the Charles Schwab Cup points
race and money list. He has 23 career
victories on the tour. … Fred Couples
is making his ninth senior start of the
year. He won the Toshiba Classic in
March for his 10th Champions Tour title.
… The tour will remain in Canada next
week for the Quebec Championship in
Quebec City.
Golf Glance
Gordon learns his
fate and it isn’t nice
DHI Media Sports Editor
Finally, the National Football League has come
down with the expected calendar-year-long suspension
of the Cleveland Browns gifted but troubled (sound
familiar?) wide receiver, Josh Gordon.
I really wonder why it took the NFL that long — it
must have seemed like years, especially for Browns’
fans — to come to a decision.
How many times must a guy screw up before he
gets set down?
To claim it was second-hand marijuana smoke
seemed, to say the least, an interesting legal move.
At worst, it seemed it was a “don’t blame me/it
wasn’t my fault I was with these guys/I didn’t know
what they were doing when they lit that match or
flicked that lighter and I smelled something funny”
stratagem that only a … er … dolt would have accept-
Maybe the NFL’s totally blown 2-game suspension
of running back Ray Rice — forget everything else;
that was ridiculous — also had something to do with
the wait.
Supposedly, the NFL is making changes in its
player-conduct policy to deal with it but apparently,
Rice won’t be affected.
As far as Gordon, you hope for his sake he gets
some help and he can return next year.
However, perhaps it opens up another can of worms.
They just did a survey of players — apparently only
82 guys responded — who believe marijuana is no
worse than alcohol.
I also have read articles that there is a move among
some players — it seems to be growing, too — to ask
the NFL to allow marijuana use to deal with the pain
issue, especially since two states (Washington and
Colorado) have legalized it.
We shall see where that goes but if something hap-
pens quickly, you think perhaps Mr. Gordon will ask
the NFL to reconsider?
See MUSINGS, page 7
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The Herald — 7
No reason to feel sorry for Furyk
Associated Press
PARAMUS, N.J. — The good news for Jim Furyk is
that people finally stopped talking about his golf swing
that only a mother could love and a father could teach.
Now it’s whether he knows how to win.
Forgotten are his 16 victories on the PGA Tour. Among
full-time players, only Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson,
Vijay Singh, Davis Love III and Ernie Els have won
more times. Furyk has a major championship. He has
played on nine straight Ryder Cup teams, one short of
the U.S. record held by Mickelson. And per-
haps more impressive than his $60 million
in career earnings is that at age 44, he is the
highest-ranked American in the world.
He’s not in a rut on the golf course. He’s
in a rut when he talks to the media.
Since his last victory in 2010 at the Tour
Championship, Furyk has been in front eight
times going into the final round and has not
converted. The most recent occasion was
Sunday at The Barclays. He was tied for the
lead with Jason Day. Fifteen players were
separated by three shots going into the final
round, which is like having no lead at all. It
was anyone’s tournament to win. Just not his.
So when he was asked about another
Sunday when he didn’t “punch it in,” Furyk
punched back.
“I feel like every time I go to the press room, I under-
stand the questions coming and I feel like we’re in a
morgue,” he replied. “Like everyone is looking at me
with this blank stare and they ask me depressing ques-
tions. And they bring up the Ryder Cup the last time (a
singles loss to Sergio Garcia) and we go through Akron
(a double bogey on the 18th hole) … and I leave there
like I lost my dog.
“It’s golf. I didn’t die out there today. I don’t expect
anyone to feel sorry for me.”
Furyk doesn’t have a great record as a closer. Not
many do. Even as Furyk was fighting to stay in the hunt
as he made the turn, Shawn Stefani spoke for just about
every tour player when he said, “I picked the worst
sport for winning.”
Love has 20 career victories, including a major. He
holed the winning putt the last time the Americans won
the Ryder Cup on European soil.
Love also had a stretch once that was similar to
what Furyk is going through now. He went six straight
tournaments over three years when he didn’t win after
taking at least a share of the lead going into the final
round. In his last 12 chances, Love converted only two
of them.
Not everyone can be Woods. No one is.
Part of the problem for Furyk — and so many oth-
ers — is that Woods set a standard that no one should
be held against, whether it’s his untouchable record as
a closer (54-4 on the PGA Tour), making the cut in 142
consecutive tournaments over seven years or winning the
career Grand Slam twice before he turned
And part of the problem is perception.
There’s no harm in criticizing Furyk for
having eight consecutive chances without
cashing in. Furyk knows as well as anyone
in golf that a player is judged by his score.
It’s that simple. There are explanations. No
one wants to hear excuses, and Furyk rarely
offers any.
What’s amazing is that he’s had that many
Furyk is a pea shooter in an era of heavy
artillery. Golf is about power and has been
for the majority of his career. He still has
been among the top players for two decades.
Even now, at age 44, he finished No. 3 in the
Ryder Cup standings.
A top player who considers himself a friend suggested
Furyk wouldn’t be able to sustain a high level of play
on the PGA Tour for much longer. There were too many
players who were young, hungry, polished and power-
ful. That was four years ago. Furyk had chances in two
majors since.
Furyk recalls one writer who asked him in 2006 if the
game was passing him by. When he won the FedEx Cup
in 2010, he saw the writer and smiled.
He’s not out to prove anything. He is trying to win tourna-
ments. And he is being reminded more often than he’d like
that it’s not easy and never has been. He’s also not trying to
lash out at the media.
“I understand why y’all ask the questions,” he added. “I
guess I want everyone to know that I’m like, ‘God, this is
kind of a sad conversation.’ I want to walk in there happy. I
guess I’ve got to win to do that. So if and when it happens,
I’ll have a big smile on my face.”
Buckeyes expect Navy’s
offense to be a handful
Associated Press
COLUMBUS — It’s already dif-
ficult enough to play Navy because of
the tough, dedicated and disciplined
players demanded by any service acad-
“These guys are guys who are trained
to be fearless and they’re trained to
be relentless,” Ohio State linebacker
Joshua Perry said. “So we know that we
have to go full-go the whole game. Are
we prepared to play 60 minutes? Yeah.”
But there’s more. On top of that,
No. 5 Ohio State must get ready for
the Midshipmen’s lethal and unique
offense when they meet on Saturday in
Navy is one of the few full-time
practitioners of the triple-option left at
the college level.
Last year, Ohio State’s defense was
riddled in consecutive losses to end
the season after a 24-game winning
streak. Cornerback Doran Grant was
asked whether he was worried about
how good the pass defense would be
this season.
“That’s not what we’re worried
about,” he replied. “We’re worried
about beating Navy. That’s what we’ve
been focused on this training camp.
They have a unique style of playing
The Buckeyes, who are opening
their 125th season, have an idea what
they’re up against. Navy came into
Ohio Stadium to open the 2009 season
against an Ohio State team that would
end up going 11-2, winning the Big Ten
and then beating No. 7 Oregon in the
Rose Bowl.
And the Midshipmen almost left
Columbus with a victory.
Navy cut a 13-point halftime defi-
cit to two with 2:23 left — and had a
2-point conversion pass to tie it. But
Ricky Dobbs’ throw was picked off
by linebacker Brian Rolle and
he returned it for two points
the other way to seal a 31-27
The current Midshipmen,
coming off a 9-4 season which
included a win in the Armed
Forces Bowl, still follow the same
offensive philosophy under seventh-
year head coach Ken Niumatalolo.
“We’ve got to try to find every edge
and do everything we can,” he said
earlier this week of the matchup with
the Buckeyes.
Navy has players who might not
be as big or as fast as those at Top-25
powerhouses but it levels the playing
field by using the option. The read-
and-react offense, predicated on split-
second decisions, sterling execution
and quickness, is unique in many ways.
“We feel we have a wrinkle for
every (question),” offensive coordina-
tor Ivan Jasper said with a chuckle.
“Whether it’s going to work or not,
we’ll see.”
Junior quarterback Keenan Reynolds
leads an offense that was No. 2 in the
Football Bowl Subdivision last year
in rushing at 325.4 yards per game.
Reynolds ran for 1,346 yards and 31
“He’s their guy,” Perry said. “He’s
a guy who isn’t necessarily a burn-
er, speedwise, but he has really good
vision and he knows where the seams
are. Once he puts his foot on the ground
and he gets vertical, that’s what he
likes to do. We have to take really good
angles. We can’t overrun anything.”
Ohio State coach Urban
Meyer is aware of and wary of
“The Navy coaches and some
people I’ve talked to think that
he’s the best that they’ve ever
had,” he added. “That takes
your breath away a little bit.”
The Buckeyes defense has a bit of a
chip on its shoulder.
Many considered Ohio State a strong
contender to make the initial College
Football Playoffs this fall. Then quar-
terback Braxton Miller went down with
a shoulder injury that will cost him the
Now, with freshman J.T. Barrett in
command of the offense, there are a lot
of people saying the Buckeyes no lon-
ger belong in the title discussion.
The defense believes it has to domi-
nate — even against a volatile offense
like Navy’s option — in order to
give its own offense time to adapt to
“Oh yes, we’ve got to,” lineback-
er Curtis Grant said. “Defense wins
championships. We’re going to come
out each and every day, high energy
and just do what we need to do to keep
moving forward.”
Associated Press
(Subject to change)
Today’s Games
E. Kentucky at Robert Morris, 7 p.m.
Bryant at Stony Brook, 7 p.m.
Texas A&M at South Carolina, 6 p.m.
Charlotte at Campbell, 7 p.m.
Wake Forest at Louisiana-Monroe, 7
Reinhardt at Mercer, 7 p.m.
Missouri St. at Northwestern St., 7 p.m.
Point (Ga.) at Charleston Southern,
7 p.m.
Boise St. vs. Mississippi at Atlanta,
8 p.m.
Union (NY) at Murray St., 8 p.m.
Kentucky Christian at Tennessee Tech,
8 p.m.
Temple at Vanderbilt, 9:15 p.m.
Howard at Akron, 7 p.m.
Chattanooga at Cent. Michigan, 7 p.m.
E. Illinois at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Presbyterian at N. Illinois, 7 p.m.
Missouri Baptist at SE Missouri, 7 p.m.
Valparaiso at W. Illinois, 7 p.m.
Taylor at S. Illinois, 8 p.m.
Tulane at Tulsa, 8 p.m.
Idaho St. at Utah, 7:30 p.m.
Cal Poly at New Mexico St., 8 p.m.
North Dakota at San Jose St., 10 p.m.
Rutgers at Washington St., 10 p.m.
Weber St. at Arizona St., 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
BYU at UConn, 7 p.m.
Villanova at Syracuse, 7:30 p.m.
Bowling Green at W. Kentucky, 7:30
Jacksonville St. at Michigan St., 7:30
UTSA at Houston, 9 p.m.
Colorado St. vs. Colorado at Denver,
9 p.m.
UNLV at Arizona, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Penn St. vs. UCF at Dublin, Ireland,
8:30 a.m.
Wagner at Georgetown, Noon
Ohio St. vs. Navy at Baltimore, Noon
Delaware at Pittsburgh, Noon
Delaware St. at Monmouth (NJ), 1 p.m.
Boston College at UMass, 3 p.m.
Duquesne at Buffalo, 3:30 p.m.
Holy Cross at Albany (NY), 6 p.m.
VMI at Bucknell, 6 p.m.
St. Francis (Pa.) at Fordham, 6 p.m.
Norfolk St. at Maine, 6 p.m.
Marist at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.
CCSU at Towson, 6 p.m.
UT-Martin at Kentucky, Noon
Troy at UAB, Noon
UCLA at Virginia, Noon
Wofford at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m.
Georgia Southern at NC State, 12:30
West Virginia vs. Alabama at Atlanta,
3:30 p.m.
James Madison at Maryland, 3:30 p.m.
Hampton at Old Dominion, 3:30 p.m.
Arkansas at Auburn, 4 p.m.
SC State at Benedict, 4 p.m.
William & Mary at Virginia Tech, 4 p.m.
Va. Lynchburg at Alcorn St., 5 p.m.
U. of Faith at MVSU, 5 p.m.
Clemson at Georgia, 5:30 p.m.
Elon at Duke, 6 p.m.
Liberty at North Carolina, 6 p.m.
Morehead St. at Richmond, 6 p.m.
Coastal Carolina at The Citadel, 6 p.m.
College of Faith at Davidson, 7 p.m.
Bethune-Cookman at FIU, 7 p.m.
Idaho at Florida, 7 p.m.
Gardner-Webb at Furman, 7 p.m.
Florida A&M at Jackson St., 7 p.m.
Southern U. at Louisiana, 7 p.m.
Austin Peay at Memphis, 7 p.m.
Savannah St. at Middle Tennessee,
7 p.m.
W. Carolina at South Florida, 7 p.m.
Edward Waters at Tennessee St., 7
Stetson at Warner, 7 p.m.
Southern Miss. at Mississippi St., 7:30
NC Central at East Carolina, 8 p.m.
Jacksonville at SE Louisiana, 8 p.m.
Youngstown St. at Illinois, Noon
Indiana St. at Indiana, Noon
N. Iowa at Iowa, Noon
N. Dakota St. at Iowa St., Noon
Appalachian St. at Michigan, Noon
W. Michigan at Purdue, Noon
Colgate at Ball St., 2 p.m.
Marshall at Miami (Ohio), 3:30 p.m.
S. Dakota St. at Missouri, 3:30 p.m.
FAU at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m.
California at Northwestern, 3:30 p.m.
Rice at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m.
Morgan St. at E. Michigan, 6 p.m.
Ohio at Kent St., 6 p.m.
Grand View at Drake, 7 p.m.
Sacramento St. at Incarnate Word, 7
New Hampshire at Toledo, 7 p.m.
Stephen F. Austin at Kansas St., 7:10
Montana St. at Arkansas St., 7 p.m.
Louisiana Tech at Oklahoma, 7 p.m.
Samford at TCU, 7 p.m.
Ark.-Pine Bluff at Texas St., 7 p.m.
Cent. Arkansas at Texas Tech, 7 p.m.
Alabama St. at Sam Houston St., 7:30
Grambling St. at Lamar, 8 p.m.
Florida St. vs. Oklahoma St. at
Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m.
North Texas at Texas, 8 p.m.
Wisconsin vs. LSU at Houston, 9 p.m.
Nicholls St. at Air Force, 2 p.m.
S. Utah at Nevada, 3 p.m.
Portland St. at Oregon St., 4 p.m.
UC Davis at Stanford, 4 p.m.
Montana at Wyoming, 4 p.m.
N. Arizona at San Diego St., 7 p.m.
Fresno St. at Southern Cal, 7:30 p.m.
UTEP at New Mexico, 8 p.m.
Montana Western at E. Washington,
10:05 p.m.
Washington at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m.
South Dakota at Oregon, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Alabama A&M vs. NC A&T at Orlando,
Fla., 11:45 a.m.
Utah St. at Tennessee, 7 p.m.
Prairie View vs. Texas Southern at
Houston, 5 p.m.
SMU at Baylor, 7:30 p.m.
Monday’s Game
Miami at Louisville, 8 p.m.
Associated Press
Miami 2 1 0 .667 55 50
N England 2 1 0 .667 78 65
N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 62 62
Buffalo 1 3 0 .250 63 81
Houston 2 1 0 .667 50 56
Tennessee 2 1 0 .667 68 64
Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 47 43
Indianapolis 0 3 0 .000 53 63
Baltimore 3 0 0 1.00 83 50
Pittsburgh 1 2 0 .333 56 67
Cincinnati 1 2 0 .333 75 79
Cleveland 0 3 0 .000 49 70
Denver 2 1 0 .667 72 34
San Diego 1 2 0 .333 48 69
Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 69 97
Oakland 1 2 0 .333 54 67
N.Y. Giants 4 0 0 1.00 99 79
Washington 2 1 0 .667 64 52
Philadelphia 1 2 0 .333 94 97
Dallas 0 3 0 .000 57 89
N Orleans 3 0 0 1.00 80 65
Atlanta 1 2 0 .333 40 66
Carolina 1 2 0 .333 53 66
Tampa Bay 1 2 0 .333 51 50
Minnesota 3 0 0 1.00 70 46
Chicago 2 1 0 .667 60 81
Detroit 2 1 0 .667 52 51
Green Bay 2 1 0 .667 68 48
Seattle 2 1 0 .667 91 41
Arizona 1 2 0 .333 73 49
St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 64 61
San Fran 1 2 0 .333 24 64
Today’s Games
Atlanta at Jacksonville, 6 p.m.
Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Miami, 7 p.m.
New England at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
San Francisco at Houston, 8 p.m.
Baltimore at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Denver at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m.
Arizona at San Diego, 10 p.m.
Seattle at Oakland, 10 p.m.
College Football Schedule
NFL Preseason Glance
(Continued from page 6)
The Cincinnati Reds put starting
pitchers Mat Latos and Mike Leake on
revocable waivers.
That means they have three options:
if some team claims them — my guess is
more than one will, especially Latos —
either the Reds can pull them back, let
them go straight up or they have 48 hours
to work out a trade with the offenders!
I pray this is not the dreaded fire sale
and rebuilding job that almost never
That might mean they feel they cannot
make a rally to make the playoffs — with
their current horrible, rotten, even medi-
ocre offense being incapable of getting
hot or even lukewarm — and they are
gauging the trade possibilities now or in
the off-season.
Maybe they feel they can get some
offensive weapons for a stretch run or for
a minor rebuild next year and some team
might be willing to offer them something
to try and make their own run.
To me, Latos has ace stuff and Leake
is more of a number 2 or 3 guy with time
to develop, especially with the emphasis
on pitching in MLB.
Should something come of this, the
Reds must feel comfortable that Tony
Cingrani will be back and ready to step
into the rotation, especially as a much-
needed left-handed starter, or others in
the farm system are ready to assume
major-league roles.
Or else they will get top prospects for
these guys that are ready.
I don’t have much hope in this matter.
According to owner Jerry Jones, the
Dallas Cowboys have always been a
team built on glitz and glamour, even
under the legendary Tom Landry.
Really? Must he always open mouth,
insert foot?
Excuse me but those Cowboys —
when Landry coached, Tex Schramm was
the GM, Gil Brandt was player personnel
director and the Murchinsons owned it —
actually had something to brag about, not
this truly mediocre excuse of a football
team ever since Jerry couldn’t share the
credit with Jimmy Johnson.
Everybody knows that the last two
Super Bowls they won were Jimmy’s
doing, not Barry Switzer’s.
Those teams did have their share of
characters, don’t get me wrong, but they
won lots of games and Super Bowls or at
least got there.
They EARNED the “glitz and glam-
our”; these teams have to do the same
and they haven’t.
Because the Cowboys are worth zil-
lions of dollars, don’t let your head get
too big — oops, too late!
Musings Reds overcome Soler’s HR, beat Cubs
Associated Press
Schumaker drove in a pair
of runs with a double and a
single on Wednesday night
and the Cincinnati Reds with-
stood Jorge Soler’s first-at-
bat homer and his RBI single
for a 7-5 victory over the
Chicago Cubs.
Soler, a 22-year-
old prospect from
Cuba, was called
up Wednesday after
getting a 9-year, $30
million deal from the Cubs in
2012. He started in right field
and batted fifth.
After Luis Valbuena led
off the second inning with a
homer off Mat Latos (5-3),
Soler hit a 2-1 pitch into the
Reds’ bullpen in center field.
The last Cub to homer in
his first at-bat also did it in
Cincinnati — Starlin Castro
off Homer Bailey on May 7,
Soler also had an RBI
single off Jonathan Broxton
in the eighth, cutting it to
6-5. Latos pitched into the
eight and gave up four runs
while fanning a season-high
10 batters.
Pinch-hitter Chris Heisey
homered in the bottom of
the inning. Aroldis Chapman
escaped a 2-on threat in the
ninth, getting his 28th save in
30 chances.
Jacob Turner (4-8) made
his first start for the Cubs and
lasted only 3 2/3
innings, giving up
six runs — three of
them unearned.
The Reds took
advantage of three
Cubs errors and ended their
4-game winning streak, one
shy of their season high.
The Reds are 24-10 against
Chicago over the last two
years, including 10-5 this
The Reds sent nine bat-
ters to the plate and scored
four times in the fourth
inning, taking advantage of
fielding errors by shortstop
Castro and Valbuena at third.
Schumaker, Brandon Phillips
and Devin Mesoraco had RBI
Reds leadoff hitter Billy
Hamilton had a pair of infield
singles and stole his 50th
base, becoming the ninth
Reds player to reach the
mark. Bob Bescher holds the
club rookie mark with 54 in
The Cubs were missing
first baseman Anthony Rizzo,
who has a stiff lower back.
Rizzo hit his 30th homer dur-
ing a 3-0 win on Tuesday
night but had to leave in the
eighth inning because of the
back problem.
Cubs: Outfielders
Ryan Sweeney and Justin
Ruggiano went on the 15-day
DL. Sweeney pulled a ham-
string on Tuesday. Ruggiano
hadn’t played since last week
because of a sore left ankle.
INF Logan Watkins was
recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
Reds: 1B Joey Votto took
ground balls for the first time
since he went on the DL on
July 8 with strained muscles
above his left knee. Manager
Bryan Price said it’s unlikely
he’ll start a rehab stint before
Sept. 4, when he’s eligible to
be reinstated.
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Wife is unwilling to shoulder
burden of mother-in-law’s care
mother-in-law is 80
and in the early stages
of Alzheimer’s. She
lives alone an hour
and a half from us. She
also has a professional
who takes care of her
once a week. My
husband, “Fred,” goes
to help and entertain
her every weekend,
and I sometimes
accompany him. She
has enough money
to stay in an assisted
living facility, but
Fred wants to build
a mother-in-law
apartment for her on
our property.
Abby, I DON’T
LIKE HER. She was
a bully when she was
younger, and she’s
still manipulative.
She has made some
comments about me
hitting her, which
never happened. Of
course, Fred believed
me. If she lives with
us, I will be her main
caregiver because I
have a home-based
business and a flexible
I have already said
no to Fred’s idea,
but I don’t want to
be the bad guy. His
two brothers live
states away and don’t
want to be involved
because of the way
their mother treated
them during their
teens. Fred is the
only son willing to
overlook past issues
and has made peace
with her.
Could you help
me to sort this out? --
try. Caring for
someone who has
Alzheimer’s disease
is a full-time job
because the disease
While Fred’s mother
can live alone with the
help of a professional
once a week now, that
will soon not be the
case. She will become
increasingly helpless
and so confused that
should an emergency
arise in her apartment
she will be unable
to think sequentially
enough to know
what to do. She may
no longer recognize
who you are and
become agitated and
For these reasons
your mother-in-
law should be in
an assisted living
facility staffed with
caregivers who have
been trained to take
care of people with
Alzheimer’s. Because
you have a business
to run, it can’t be you.
Since Fred has made
peace with his mother,
he should visit her
often to ensure she is
well-treated. But he
should NOT expect
the responsibility of
caring for her to be
yours because it is
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Answers to Wednesday’s questions:
Dinner should be delayed no more than 20 minutes
for a late guest, according to the most recent edition of
Emily Post’s Etiquette.
Bunge jumping was inspired by a centuries-old
ritual performed by natives on the island of Pentecost,
in the South Pacific Republic or Vanuatu. But instead of
leaping from great heights with secured bungee cords
attached to their ankles, the islanders take the plunge
from a crude 98-foot-tall tower with secured tree vines
wrapped around their ankles.
Today’s questions:
How does the Hanukkah menorah differ from the
menorah traditionally displayed in Jewish temples?
What alias — borrowed from the TV sitcom
“Friends” — does teen heartthrob Justin Bieber use for
hotel reservations?
Answers in Friday’s Herald.
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The fair officially opened at 8 a.m.
with a few vendors ready for business.
Many exhibits were still being prepared
for the week. Weigh-ins were held in sev-
eral barns. Action at the Fairgrounds had
actually begun earlier in the week as Jon
Germann was crowned Jr. Fair King and
Sophia Wilson was named Jr. Fair Queen
on Sunday. On Tuesday night, 19 local
truck tuggers competed in the Tug-a-Truck
competition at the Grandstand. Pre-fair
winning trophies went to Spencerville’s
Matt Sites in both the 5,500-lb. and the
7,500-lb. weight classes.
Every kid’s dream, the opening of the
midway rides, happened at 3 p.m. and two
hours later the official ceremonies were
held, opening the 2014 Van Wert County
Fair. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held,
complete with color guard. This year, the
ceremonies were not held at the front gate
but at the Grandstand.
After the ribbon cutting, the Van Wert
County Fair Board, Van Wert County
Commissioners, Van Wert County Sheriff,
and Van Wert City Mayor all took their
positions to complete the ALS Ice Bucket
Challenge. The group took buckets full of
ice water over the head, delivered by many
4-H kids who were more than happy to
soak the officials.
The challenge is a current craze which
is designed to raise awareness and money
to fight the disease Amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis, or ALS, more commonly known
as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Van Wert County
Economic Development Director Sarah
Smith accepted the challenge on Tuesday
night before the crowd gathered for the
Tug-a-Truck competition.
Back on track Wednesday night were
the harness racers. Races will be held
again tonight, and Derby Day featuring
quarter horse and thoroughbred racing is
set for Sunday at noon. It will be the 122nd
time Derby Day has been held in Van Wert
for the fair. Only a few venues for horse
racing are left in Ohio; Van Wert has a
rich tradition.
The debut of the fair dog show helped
wrap up Day One. The show, held at
the Farm Focus Arena, attracted a small
crowd, excited to watch the dogs be put
through their paces. A revival of Farm
Focus itself began on Wednesday and will
carry through to today with vendors and
speakers lined up for the two days. On the
agenda for the two days are speakers talk-
ing about GMOs or genetically modified
organisms, drone demonstrations, aquatic
ecosystems and other ag topics, designed
to be reminiscent of the days when Farm
Focus would pack in thousands at loca-
tions around the county.
Fair-goers are encouraged to come
out today for Kid’s Day when admis-
sion will be just $3 for adults and kids
admission is free. And remember the
fair’s Lunch Ticket Program. Today and
Friday, come out to the fair from 11
a.m. - 2 p.m. and enjoy some food, take
in the animal or other shows, then when
upon exiting the fairgrounds, the admis-
sion price will be refunded. It’s like a
quick visit to the Van Wert County Fair
for free.
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The Ottoville VFW Post
3740 has provided sponsor-
ship for Fifty Amp Fuse. Polly
Mae, featuring lead singer
Jodi Burden, will be featured
on the stage singing country
music hits from 8 p.m. until
midnight on Sunday. The final
main attraction for this year’s
Park Carnival is Tractor Square
Dancing. There will be shows
held at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on
Sunday. All of these events are
free to the public.
The Carnival Lounge will
be back again this year. The
lounge provides a unique
experience where individuals
can enjoy wine, craft beer and
entertainment. A $5 entry fee is
charged for admittance into the
tent. This area will also feature
live music on both nights. Steve
Hendershot will be performing
as a solo guitarist on Saturday
evening starting at 5 p.m. Bob
and Bob will be playing in
the Carnival Lounge on Sunday
evening starting at 5 p.m. and
they will be performing mul-
tiple genres of music.
There are a large number
of activities on Saturday and
the events will kick off with a
Craft Show beginning at 9 a.m.
in the Ottoville Parish Center
Gymnasium. The 2014 opening
ceremony will be held at 2 p.m.
Saturday and will include the
crowning of the Park Carnival
Queen and the Miniature King
and Queen. Other events on
Saturday include an OSU tail-
gate party, princess party, super
hero party, National Micro Mini
Tractor Pulls, corn hole tour-
nament, UltraSound inflatable
rides and the Carnival Lounge
that will feature craft beers and
wines. New this year are Beer
Classes in the lounge.
“We try to have something
for every age group throughout
the day,” Moreno explained.
“In the evenings we have some
really good free entertainment
for everyone to enjoy.”
Back by popular demand
will be face-painting for the
kids. The event was very popu-
lar last year and will return both
days of the carnival this year.
The Micro Mini Tractor Pulls
should also be a big hit with
remote-control tractors.
Events for the Ottoville Park
Carnival resume on Sunday
morning at 9 a.m. starting with a
Volleyball Tournament. The 2014
Ottoville Park Carnival parade
will be held at 1 p.m. followed by
other events on Sunday includ-
ing a kiddie tractor pull, bingo,
a performance by the Ottoville
Cheerleaders, Kids Alley and a
variety of other activities.
A number of raffles will also
be held throughout the week-
end for the young and old. The
2014 Carnival will feature a
raffle for a Yuengling “Little
Guy” camper provided by a
donation from NWO Beverage,
Co. Tickets are available from
several Ottoville businesses
including Express Mart, Family
Chiropractic Center, Looser
Bros. Shell, Millie’s Café
and Ottoville Hardware and
Furniture Co. The tickets cost
$10 each, three for $20 or 20
tickets for $100. Another new
raffle this year is the kids’ raffle.
This will be held at the Kids
Alley and will feature a variety
of toys and other items for kids
of all ages. Other raffles and
drawings will also be held and
tickets can be purchased at the
Big Ticket Booth.
This year’s 52nd annual
Park Carnival Queen is Megan
Lambert. She will sell tickets for
the Big Ticket Drawing, which
includes a first-place and second-
place winner on both Saturday
and Sunday night. The first-place
winner will receive $1,000 and
the second-place winner will
receive $500. Tickets cost $5
each or six tickets for $20.
The Miniature King and
Queen candidates will sell tick-
ets for dinners that will be held
in the air-conditioned Ottoville
Parish Center Banquet Room.
Swiss steak or pork chop dinners
will be available 4-7 p.m. on both
Saturday and Sunday. The meals
will be catered by Lock Sixteen.
Pre-sale tickets will be available
for $7 each from the Miniature
King and Queen Candidates and
tickets will also be available at
the door for $8.
The lunch stand has moved
to the Parish Center.
The funds raised by this
event are used for maintenance
and improvement projects at
the Ottoville Community Park.
Recent projects have included
funding one-third of the expense
for blacktopping around the
park and church and a bas-
ketball court renovation. This
year’s proceeds will be used for
a total renovation of the two
baseball diamonds. Work will
begin shortly after the carnival.