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Richey arrested in Minnesota for assault, threats

BY ED GEBERT took an intoxicated Richey in January but the court dis-
Staff writer to Crow Wing County Detox missed the case without prej-
Center shortly before 9 p.m. udice, allowing prosecutors
Kenneth Richey was Sometime later that night, to recharge the case later.
arrested and jailed over the authorities were called back Richey was convicted
weekend, this time accused to the center after staff mem- of aggravated murder and
of threatening staff at a detox bers had allegedly been threat- sentenced to die nearly a
center in Minnesota. ened. Richey was locked quarter-century ago in con-
The 46-year-old Richey, up in Crow Wing County nection with the Columbus
who spent more than 20 years Jail, charged with a felony Grove apartment fire. That
on Ohio’s death row for set- count of making terroristic judgment was thrown out by
ting a 1986 fire in Columbus threats and misdemeanor the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals
Grove that killed 2-year-old counts of disorderly conduct in 2005 and again in 2007
Cynthia Collins, was taken to and obstructing the legal pro- after the U.S. Supreme Court
the detox center in Brainerd, cess. A spokesperson at the ordered the case reconsid-
Minnesota, Saturday night. jail stated that Richey was ered. According to the appel-
According to a report in released on bail on Tuesday. late court, Richey received
the Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Apparently, the relation- ineffective counsel during his
police had been called Friday ship between father and original trial.
night to the home he appar- son has previously caused The case was set to be
ently shares with his 25-year- problems. In January 2010, retried but in January 2008,
old son to respond to a verbal Richey was arrested and Richey accepted a plea deal
altercation between the two charged with second-degree which allowed him to accept
men. The younger Richey felony assault, a felony count a sentence of time already
left the home for the night of making terroristic threats served and leave the country
and no further police action and a misdemeanor count of for his native Scotland with- Photo courtesy Putnam County Sentinel
was taken. domestic assault for assault- out admitting he started the
The next night, police ing his son at that home. fatal fire. It is unknown when Kenneth Richey is led out of the Putnam County Courthouse in this photo from Jan.
were summoned back to the Richey was due to stand trial Richey returned to the United 7, 2008. Richey, who spent over 20 years on Ohio’s death row, was arrested again in
Baxter, Minnesota, home and on those charges beginning States. Minnesota over the weekend for assault and making threats.

Upfront Japan nuclear

Relay team sets
car wash
plant plugs highly
Relay For Life team,
“Stepping Out 4 A Cure”
will host a car wash from 9
radioactive leak
By MALCOLM FOSTER exploding — as it did three
a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 16 at and MARI YAMAGUCHI times at the compound in the
the Delphos Super Wash. The Associated Press early days of the crisis.
All proceeds benefit the There is no immediate
Delphos Relay for Life. TOKYO — Workers at possibility of an explosion,
Jefferson choir Japan’s tsunami-damaged
nuclear power plant today
but the “nitrogen injection is
being considered as a caution-
sets flower sale finally halted a leak that was
sending a tide of radioactive
ary measure,” said spokes-
man Hidehiko Nishiyama of
The Jefferson High water into the Pacific and Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial
School choir will hold exacerbating concerns over Safety Agency.
its annual Geranium Sale the safety of seafood, the TEPCO said the process
through April 20. operator said. could begin as early as today
The flowers cost $15 It was a rare bit of good evening in Unit 1 — where
each and can be picked up news for the Fukushima Dai- pressure and temperatures
from noon to 6 p.m. April ichi complex and the coastal are the highest — accord-
29 in the high school park- areas surrounding it, where ing to spokesman Junichi
ing lot by the garage. high levels of seawater con- Matsumoto. The same mea-
For more informa- tamination have angered fish- sures will eventually be taken
tion or to order, contact ermen and prompted the gov- at the other two troubled reac-
any choir member or call ernment to set limits for the tors.
choir Director Tammy first time on the amount of The 9.0-magnitude earth-
Wirth at 419-692-8766. radiation permitted in fish. quake and tsunami that fol-
But in a sign that workers lowed are believed to have
Photo submitted still face several challenges killed as many as 25,000
Sports Ducks return to neighborhood each year before the overheating reac-
tors are stabilized, Tokyo
people. Hundreds of miles
(kilometers) of coastline have
Jennings has openings Herald reader Laura Trentman submitted this photo of a mamma duck nesting in Electric Power Co. said it been destroyed and the coun-
Fort Jennings Athletic her neighbor’s yard in Heritage Meadows. The duck could easily be missed as she plans to inject nitrogen gas try’s fishing industry devas-
Director Tom Sakemiller blends with the mulch. Trentman says ducks return to her neighborhood each year to into one of the reactors. tated.
has announced the school is lay and hatch eggs. Nitrogen can prevent highly
accepting applications for combustible hydrogen from See JAPAN, page 2

No deal yet as possible

the following for the 2011-
12 academic year: AD; boys

government shutdown looms

varsity, varsity assistant, JV,
junior high and elementary
basketball program coaches;
girls varsity assistant, junior By ANDREW TAYLOR there’s been little progress on
high and elementary basket- The Associated Press the 50-plus GOP policy “rid-
ball program coaches; cheer- ers” dotting the House ver-
leading advisors; assistant WASHINGTON — Talks sion of the measure.
track coach; boys varsity and appear to be intensifying on “There’s no reason why
JV soccer coaches; girls var- Capitol Hill on reaching a we should not get an agree-
sity and assistant varsity soc- deal on long-overdue legisla- ment,” Obama said. “We have
cer coaches; baseball varsity tion to finance the government now matched the number that
and assistant varsity coaches; through the end of September the speaker originally sought.
and musical assistant director. — and avoid a government The only question is whether
Anyone interested in shutdown. Whether a shut- politics or ideology are going
any of the above positions down can be avoided in three to get in the way of prevent-
should contact the high days’ time is another matter. ing a government shutdown.”
school office by April 15. A White House meet- Talks also took place Stacy Taff photo
ing Tuesday that included Tuesday between Boehner The Delphos Public Library will observe National Library Week April 11-16. The theme
Forecast President Barack Obama, and Reid at the Capitol, with is “I Love My Library.”
Cloudy House Speaker John Boehner, both sides reporting a produc-
with 20 per-
R-Ohio, and Senate Majority
Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.,
failed to produce the hoped-
tive discussion.
All sides say they don’t
want a partial shutdown of
Library ready for National Library Week
cent chance
of show- for breakthrough, however, government agencies that DELPHOS — The Delphos Stratton at 6 p.m. on Monday. limited to 25.
ers, storms. with a stopgap government would close national parks, Public Library is planning sev- Attendees may bring two Also, the preschool
High near funding bill set to expire shutter passport offices and eral events during National items for the discussion; Storytime will host a Family
60. See page 2. Friday at midnight. turn off the IRS taxpayer Library Week, celebrated April however, no appraisals will Night at 6:30 p.m. on April
Obama ratcheted up the information hot line just a 11-16. be given. If patrons have 14.
Index pressure afterward, sounding week before the April 18 fil- “I Love My Library” will
be the theme for the week and
items and are curious about
their markings or origin, they
Special guest will be musi-
cian Paula Schumm, who sings
exasperated with Republicans ing deadline. But numerous
Obituaries 2 for not warming to a White other essential federal work- an opportunity for the com- should sign up for this pro- and plays various stringed
State/Local 3 munity to express its love for gram at 419-695-4015. The instruments such as the ham-
House proposal that matched, ers would stay on the job, the library. Buttons will be group will be limited to 30 in mered dulcimer, banjo and
Politics 4 more or less, an earlier GOP including the military, FBI
Community 5 available with several different attendance. stumpf fiddle. She has done
framework proposed in agents and Coast Guard work- slogans patrons can purchase Two events are planned for music programs at preschools,
Sports 6-7 February. In it, Democrats ers. Social Security payments for $1. Funds from the sale of the library children. “Create libraries, music camps and ele-
Business 8 propose cuts netting $73 would still go out and the the buttons will go to purchase Your Own Puppet and Story” mentaries and enjoys sharing
Classifieds 10 billion in savings below mail would be delivered. tables and chairs for the First will be held at 4-5 p.m. on music with children.
TV 11 Obama’s original requests — There was at least a hint of Street building. The library also Tuesday for children in grades Families and children of all
World News 12 or $33 billion below current flexibility Tuesday, accom- welcomes any donation for this K-5. Those who attend will ages are welcome and no reg-
spending levels. panied by sharply partisan project. Buttons will be avail- enjoy several stories presented istration is needed.
Boehner said yet again attacks and an outburst of able through May 1. through puppets and other story Call the library with ques-
that there is no agreement on “Porcelain and Pottery” enhancers and then create their tions or to register for any pro-
a level of spending cuts. And See GOV’T, page 2 will be presented by Anne own puppets. This program is gram at 419-695-4015.
2 – The Herald Wednesday, April 6, 2011

For The Record

(Continued from page 1) want them back here tomor-
use this budget negotiation
as a vehicle for every ideo-
Delphos weather
High temperature Tuesday
shutdown brinksmanship. At issue is legislation need- logical or political difference in Delphos was 45 degrees,
Vol. 141 No. 250
According to Democratic ed to keep the day-to-day oper- between the two parties,” Nancy Spencer, editor
low was 35. High a year ago Ray Geary, general manager
and Republican officials, ations of federal agencies going Obama said. today was 82, low was 61.
Boehner suggested at the through the Sept. 30 end of the Democrats said Boehner Delphos Herald Inc.
White House meeting that fel- budget year. A Democratic-led eventually would have to Record high for today is 83, Don Hemple, advertising manager
low Republicans might be able Congress failed to complete the part company with tea party- set in 1967. Record low is 12, Tiffany Brantley,
to accept a deal with $40 bil- must-pass spending bills last backed lawmakers who pro- set in 1982. circulation manager
lion in cuts. That’s more than year. Republicans stormed into pelled Republicans to power, WeAtHer ForeCAst The Daily Herald (USPS 1525
negotiators had been eyeing power in the House in January and they accused him of reneg- tri-county 8000) is published daily except
but less than the House seeks. and passed a measure with ing on an agreement to cut $33 Associated Press Sundays and Holidays.
The speaker’s office $61 billion in cuts that even billion, increasing the chances By carrier in Delphos and
declined to comment, and some GOP appropriators saw of a shutdown. toniGHt: Mostly area towns, or by rural motor
Boehner issued a statement as unworkable. It was rejected In return, Republicans cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. route where available $2.09 per
saying, “We can still avoid a in the Democratic-controlled accused Democrats of resort- Southwest winds 10 to 15 week. By mail in Allen, Van
shutdown, but Democrats are Senate. ing to budget gimmicks to mph. Wert, or Putnam County, $105
going to need to get serious Republicans also have make it look like they favored tHUrsDAY: Mostly per year. Outside these counties
$119 per year.
about cutting spending — and
added dozens of policy pro-
visions concerning hot-button
deep cuts, when in fact they
were finding ways to ease the
cloudy with a slight chance of elizabeth Ann ‘Liz’ Entered in the post office
showers and thunderstorms.
Obama took his most force- topics like abortion, global potential pain. Highs around 60. South winds (Kortier) sandy in Delphos, Ohio 45833 as

ful steps yet in trying to prod warming and the environment, Periodicals, postage paid at
5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain April 18, 1931 - April 2, Delphos, Ohio.
the stalled talks. He called the and Obama’s health care law. 20 percent. No mail subscriptions will be
White House meeting, rejected Those appear as troublesome 2011
tHUrsDAY niGHt: Elizabeth Ann ‘Liz’ accepted in towns or villages
a Republican proposal for an as finding agreement on what (Continued from page 1) Cloudy with a chance of show- where The Daily Herald paper
interim bill pairing additional and how much to cut from (Kortier) Sandy, 80, of Lima
ers and thunderstorms. Lows carriers or motor routes provide
spending cuts with a one-week agency budgets. Since the crush of water and formerly of Delphos, died daily home delivery for $2.09
plan to keep the government “What we can’t be doing is in the lower 50s. Chance of at 11:10 a.m. Saturday at St.
flooded the plant and knocked rain 40 percent. per week.
open, and then announced that using last year’s budget pro- out cooling systems, workers Rita’s Medical Center. 405 North Main St.
Boehner and Reid would meet cess to have arguments about eXtenDeD ForeCAst She was born April 18, TELEPHONE 695-0015
there have been desperately FriDAY, sAtUrDAY:
later in the day. abortion, to have arguments trying to cool overheated reac- 1931, in Delphos to Gilbert Office Hours
If they can’t sort out their about the Environmental Mostly cloudy with a chance Arnold and Estella Mary 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
tors. The effort has required of showers and thunderstorms.
differences, Obama said, “I Protection Agency, to try to (Wikel) Kortier, who preced- POSTMASTER:
spraying large amounts of Highs in the lower 70s. Lows Send address changes
ed her in death.
Bristol Palin earns $262K
water and allowing it to gush in the mid 50s. Chance of rain to THE DAILY HERALD,
out wherever it can escape, She is survived by two
40 percent. nieces, Estella (Terry) Davy 405 N. Main St.
sometimes into the sea. sAtUrDAY niGHt, Delphos, Ohio 45833

for teen pregnancy work While officials have said of Lima and Julianna (Paul)
sUnDAY: Mostly cloudy. Ford of Gomer; a nephew,
the crack in a maintenance Lows in the upper 50s. Highs Arnold (Cindy) Vasquez of
pit plugged early today was in the lower 70s. Lima; other family members, Scholars of the Day
ANCHORAGE, Alaska tough it is to be a mother. She the only one found, they have sUnDAY niGHt: Mostly
not ruled out that radioactive Michael Ford, Gilbert (Nicki)
(AP) — Tax documents show said she “wasn’t prepared at cloudy with a chance of show- Ford, Donovan (Tracy)
unwed mother Bristol Palin all” for the dramatic changes water is leaking into the sea ers and thunderstorms. Lows
from another point. Lewis, Seth (Jamie) Vasquez
earned more than $262,000 in her life since becoming a in the upper 50s. Chance of and Alisha Vasquez; and her
for her role in helping raise mom. “Right now, just because rain 40 percent.
the leak has stopped, we are former husband, Donald W.
awareness for teen pregnancy “I don’t think anyone real- MonDAY: Mostly cloudy Sandy of Fort Wayne.
prevention in 2009. izes how difficult it really not relieved yet,” said Chief with a chance of showers and
Cabinet Secretary Yukio She was also preceded in
The most recent data for is until you actually have a isolated storms. Breezy. Highs death by a sister, Velma Julia
The Candie’s Foundation screaming baby in your arms Edano. “We are checking around 70. Chance of measur-
whether the leak has com- Vasquez, who died October
that’s posted online by and you’re up all night,” Palin able rain 40 percent. 12, 2008.
research firm GuideStar shows said. pletely stopped, or whether MonDAY niGHt: Partly
there may be other leaks.” Mrs. Sandy was a waitress
compensation at $262,500 for When she was first named cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the and a greeter at Waffle House, St. John’s Scholar of the
the now 20-year-old daughter to the ambassador role, Palin Workers had used con- mid 40s. Day is Tanner
crete, a polymer, sawdust and Lima for seven years. She was
of former Alaska Gov. Sarah said in a statement she felt tUesDAY: Mostly sunny. also employed as a cook at Calvelage.
Palin, the 2008 Republican she could be a living example shredded newspaper in sev- Highs in the mid 60s. Louie’s Nite Club for several Congratulations
vice presidential nominee. of the consequences of teen eral days of failed efforts to
years. She completed waitress Tanner!
Bristol Palin was 18
when she was appointed as
“If I can prevent even one
seal the crack. This morning,
an injection of 400 gallons TODAY training in 1972 at Indiana
Vocational Technical College, Jefferson’s Scholar of the
a teen ambassador for the
New York-based foundation
girl from getting pregnant, I
will feel a sense of accom-
(1,500 liters) of “water glass,”
or sodium silicate, and another IN HISTORY Fort Wayne, and graduated Day is Joshua
agent appeared to be success- from Jefferson High School Teman.
in 2009, months after giving plishment,” she said at the By the Associated Press in 1948. She was a member of
birth to son, Tripp. She and time. ful, TEPCO spokesman Naoki Congratulations
Tsunoda said. Today is Wednesday, April Cornerstone Harvest Church, Joshua!
the 2-year-old boy’s father, Days after Sen. John Lima, where she had served
Levi Johnston, are no longer McCain picked Sarah Palin to While photos of water 6, the 96th day of 2011. There Students can pick up their
pouring from the pit over the are 269 days left in the year. God as a greeter. She was
together. be his running mate in 2008, outgoing and enjoyed meeting awards in their school offices.
Foundation officials did Bristol Palin’s pregnancy was weekend intensified fears of today’s Highlight in
ocean contamination, authori- History: new people. She enjoyed wor-

not immediately return calls announced. Sarah Palin has ship music, shopping, cooking
for comment Tuesday. But not ruled out a run from presi- ties had insisted the radioac- On April 6, 1909, American
tive water would dissipate and explorers Robert E. Peary and for others and spending time
Palin family attorney John dent in 2012. with her family and friends.
Tiemessen responded in an The Candie’s Foundation posed no immediate threat to Matthew A. Henson and four The Delphos Herald wants
sea creatures or people who Inuits became the first men to She was cared for at home
email but wouldn’t comment is a division of the apparel by close friend and caregiver, to correct published errors in
might eat them. Most experts reach the North Pole.
about Palin’s compensation. brand Candie’s. It has been on this date: Darlene (Rodney) Norris. She its news, sports and feature
Palin, who still works raising awareness about teen agreed. articles. To inform the news-
Still, Japanese officials In 1830, the Church of loved family, friends and her
for the foundation, told The pregnancy since 2001. Jesus Christ of Latter-Day pet parakeet “Birdie.” room of a mistake in published
Associated Press last year that The blog Palingates first adopted the new standards as Saints was organized by information, call the editorial
a precaution. And the mere Memorial services will
girls would think twice about reported the compensation Joseph Smith in Fayette, N.Y. begin 11 a.m. Thursday at department at 419-695-0015.
having sex if they knew how figure. suggestion that seafood from In 1862, the Civil War Corrections will be published
the country that gave the Cornerstone Harvest Church.
Battle of Shiloh began in Burial of the cremated remains on this page.
world sushi could be at any Tennessee as Confederate forc-
risk stirred worries throughout will follow in Mount Calvary
es launched a surprise attack
the fishing industry. Cemetery, Fort Jennings.
JOE BURNETT “Even if the government
says the fish is safe, people
against Union troops, who
beat back the Confederates
The family will receive
friends one hour prior to ser-
the next day. CLEVELAND (AP) —
WILL CELEBRATE HIS won’t want to buy seafood In 1886, the Canadian vices at the church.
Memorial contributions These Ohio lotteries were
95TH from Fukushima,” said Ichiro
Yamagata, a fisherman who
city of Vancouver, British
Columbia, was incorporated. may be given to the donor’s drawn Tuesday:
choice. Pick 3
BIRTHDAY fled his home in the shadow of
the power plant and now lives
In 1896, the first mod-
ern Olympic games formally Condolences may be shared 4-1-6
ON APRIL 9, 2011 opened in Athens, Greece. at Pick 4
in an evacuation center near
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Obituaries updated daily online!

over union law stand


YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Managing partner Dennis

A half dozen companies have Haines of the Green Haines
cut ties with a northeast Ohio Sgambati law firm said in a HAVING MORE
business group whose lead- letter to the chamber that the RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS
ers endorsed the state’s new
restrictions on public worker
law is “a cynical insult” to
public employees.
bargaining rights. It bars them from striking,
The Vindicator news- limits their collective bargain- When it comes to the number
paper of Youngstown says ing and eliminates binding of retirement accounts you
the members who’ve left arbitration. have, the saying “more is
the Youngstown/Warren The chamber’s vice presi- better” is not necessarily
Regional Chamber in the dent of government affairs told true. In fact, if you hold
last week all cited its board’s the newspaper the group has multiple accounts with
support of the law signed attracted new members as a various brokers, it can be
Thursday by Gov. John result of the endorsement, but difficult to keep track of
Kasich. he would not say how many. your investments and to

House speaker reviews abortion bill see if you’re moving toward

your goals. At the very
COLUMBUS (AP) — Tuesday that he wonders least, multiple accounts
Ohio’s House speaker says what would happen medically usually mean multiple fees.
he has some concerns over if the measure is enacted, but
the possible medical implica- adds that he doesn’t know To learn why consolidating
tions of a bill that would give enough to say whether there’d your retirement accounts
the state the strictest abortion be problems. The Republican Photo submitted to Edward Jones makes
limit in the nation. says he plans to further review sense, call today.
The measure would ban the issue before forming an Fort Jennings students will attend the State Science Fair on May 7 at The Ohio State
the procedure at the first opinion. University. They include, back from left, Logan Sickels, Alyssa Schimmoeller and Craig Andy North
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Speaker William where his fellow GOP mem- dents recently competed at a perfect score of 40. and Craig Stewart.
Batchelder tells reporters bers stood on the measure. the District Science Fair held Those students compet- Fort Jennings also had three Member SIPC

at Ohio Northern University. ing at State Science Fair students receive a score of 35
Ohio to invest $36M in war on drug abuse Nineteen Jennings students include, junior high — Keri – one point away from quali-
were awarded a spot at Eickholt, Aaron Neidert, fying for state. Those students
COLUMBUS (AP) — in Ohio are expected to use District Science Fair after Dillon Schimmoeller, and include Tyler Ricker, Ashley
Gov. John Kasich says the money this year for treat- their performance at the Alex Sealts; and high school Gable and Emily Klir.
state will use $36 million to ment and job rehabilitation Putnam County Science Day
help prescription drug addicts services. Participants in the held in February.
in Ohio get treated and return
to work.
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programs must be diagnosed
with an addiction or mental
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4 — The Herald Wednesday, April 6, 2011

POLITICS “History is the ship carrying living memories to the future.”

— Sir Stephen Spender, British poet and critic (1909-1995)

Gov’t shutdown poses

big risks to both parties
By TOM RAUM ger zone at two weeks or tingent elected to Congress
Associated Press longer. in November “did not come
The current spend- here for a political career.
WASHINGTON — ing authority for the fed- They came here for a cause,”
Democrats and Republicans eral government expires Ryan said. But even some
say the last thing they want Friday at midnight, and so budget hawks suggest the
to do is to shut down the far President Barack Obama focus of that cause may be
government. But with budget and his Democratic allies on too narrow.
talks showing little signs of a Capitol Hill have been unable David Walker, former U.S.
breakthrough, there are grow- to strike a deal with defiant comptroller general and now
ing worries that a stalemate House Republicans. head of the deficit-reduction
could hurt the economy’s Obama on Tuesday reject- advocacy group Comeback
fragile recovery. ed a GOP bid to keep the gov- America Initiative, said
Many economists and ernment open for one more Ryan’s proposal is a good
budget analysts suggest that week at the cost of $12 billion “first step” but it doesn’t go
a government shutdown, if in additional GOP-proposed far enough on cuts in defense
it’s lengthy, or even a deal spending cuts. “There is no or other national security
that calls for deep short- reason why we should not spending and fails to advo-
term spending cuts could get an agreement,” Obama cate the other leg of any
stifle economic growth and said following a White House sound deficit reduction plan:
State high court lead the country back into meeting with congressional tax increases.

IT WAS NEWS THEN too close to call

recession. Private forecasters
already have lowered their
growth projections for this
But House Speaker John
Boehner, R-Ohio, vowed to
And while Ryan’s propos-
als look to the future, Walker
suggested much of the atten-
One Year Ago MADISON, Wis. (AP) year based on surging fuel, keep fighting for “the larg- tion of lawmakers is mis-
• Police Chief Kyle Fittro has named the third annual food and raw material costs, est spending cuts possible,” placed and focuses mostly
— The race between a con-
“Officer of the Year” for the Delphos Police Department. and tensions in the Middle clearly reflecting an outreach on the short term. Lost in the
“After much thought, I have selected Officer Kevin J. Klaus servative-leaning Wisconsin
Supreme Court justice and a East and North Africa. to the GOP tea party wing. debate, he suggested, is the
as the 2009 Delphos Police Department ‘Officer of the Year’,”
little-known challenger fueled “I think the economic Separately, the chair- need to agree to spending
Chief Fittro said.
by a wave of anger over the damage from a government man of the House Budget levels for this year and next
25 Years Ago — 1986 state’s divisive new union shutdown would mount very Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan, “that will not undercut the
• Delphos Education Association members will participate in rights law was too close to quickly,” said Mark Zandi, R-Wis., unveiled a far-reach- recovery.
a statewide “Give a Book for Christa” project, designed to serve call early this morning. chief economist of Moody’s ing GOP plan that would “The threats to our future
as a “living memorial” for teacher Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Unofficial returns from Analytics, who has been an slash federal spending by are the ones that lie ahead,
who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster Jan. 28, Tuesday’s election showed economic adviser to both about $5 trillion over the that largely are not being dis-
Delphos Education Association President Linda Baker said. Justice David Prosser and GOP and Democratic law- coming decade, reconfigure cussed and debated,” Walker
• The March meeting of Delphos Young Farmwives was his opponent, JoAnne makers. “And the longer it Medicare and other federal said. That includes guaran-
held March 24 at the home of Irene Luersman. The club Kloppenburg, were separat- dragged on, the bigger the health programs, and cut the teed benefit entitlement pro-
decided to purchase a board game, “Keys for Kids” directed at ed by fewer than 600 votes hit to business, consumer top tax rate for both individu- grams like Social Security,
problems and solutions for children who are left by themselves with 99 percent of precincts and investor confidence, the als and corporations from 35 Medicare and Medicaid,
after school in the home. They will offer this game to the public reporting. The contest was greater the odds of a renewed percent to 25 percent. which are facing an onslaught
library for its use. close enough that a recount recession.” He puts the dan- The large tea party con- of retiring baby boomers.

GOP targets Medicare, Medicaid

• Jefferson boys opened their track season Thursday with a appeared likely.
76-56 win over Wayne Trace. Senior Jay Dewitt had four first Under Wisconsin election
places – 100 and 200 meters and 400-meter relay and 1600 law, a candidate has three
meter relay. Senior Alan Syphrit had three firsts – 400 meters days after the official results
and 3200 meter relay and 1600 meter relay. By ANDREW TAYLOR “They’re ending Medicare gressional budget process,
have been tallied to request Associated Press as we know it. They take the GOP plan is not actual
a recount. The candidate away the Medicare guarantee legislation. It does provide a
50 Years Ago — 1961 must specify a reason for the
• Thousands of Ohio sale tax stamps have been converted WASHINGTON — House for seniors,” said Rep. Chris theoretical basis for action,
request, such as a belief a mis- Republicans set up a politi- Van Hollen, D-Md. “All the but with Democrats control-
into $557.60 for the Starr Commonwealth for Boys near Van take was made in the counting
Wert, through the efforts of the Delphos American Legion cally defining clash over the risk of increased costs will be ling the Senate, the GOP
or some other irregularity. size and priorities of govern- borne by seniors.” plan serves more to frame
Auxiliary Unit 268. For several months, the local auxiliary has An assistant state attorney
been collecting, sorting and counting tax stamps. Through its ment Tuesday, unveiling a A Congressional Budget the debate heading into next
general, Kloppenburg began budget plan that calls for both Office analysis released late year’s election than represent
efforts, $557.60 will be turned over to the Ohio boys’ school. her campaign with almost no
• The board of directors of the Delphos Chamber of unprecedented spending cuts Tuesday showed Ryan’s bud- a program with a chance of
name recognition and faced and a fundamental restruc- get would leave in place rough- passing Congress and becom-
Commerce named William Remlinger to head the local cham- what looked like an uphill
ber for the coming year. In addition to electing Remlinger turing of taxpayer-financed ly $500 billion in Medicare ing law.
fight against Prosser. health care for the elderly and cuts that were part of President “For too long, Washington
president, other officers selected were Frank Wellmann, vice But her campaign has
president in charge of the retail division, and Melvin Westrich, the poor. Barack Obama’s new health has not been honest with the
surged in recent days as her The plan would slash fed- care law. Republicans blasted American people. Washington
vice president in charge of the industrial division.
• Delphos Council, No. 1362, Knights of Columbus will be supporters worked to focus eral spending by $5 trillion or those cuts in their successful has been making empty
host for a “sports appreciation night” April 25 in the Knights of anger over Republican Gov. more over the coming decade. campaign to take back con- promises to Americans from
Columbus club rooms on Elida Avenue. Athletes from Delphos Scott Walker’s divisive col- It would leave Social Security trol of the House. A spokes- a government that is going
St. John’s, Ottoville and Fort Jennings will be honored for their lective bargaining law onto untouched but shift more of man for Ryan said the savings broke,” Ryan said. “The debt
participation in the area of extra-curricular activities. the conservative-leaning the risk from rising medical would be plowed back into is projected to grow to truly
Prosser. The law’s opponents costs from the government Medicare. catastrophic levels in the near
75 Years Ago — 1936 hope a Kloppenburg victory to Medicare beneficiaries. It But the GOP budget would future, leading to an econom-
• The Methodist Church was filled to capacity Sunday night will tilt the Supreme Court also calls for sharp cuts to also repeal Obama’s plan to ic collapse and a diminished
when the Junior League presented the annual Easter program to the left and set the stage Medicaid health care for the gradually close the Medicare future.”
and pageant. This program opened Holy Week services at the for the court to strike down poor and disabled and to food prescription drug coverage The GOP plan would still
Methodist Church. The entertainment was in charge of Mrs. the law. Election officials in aid for the poor. gap, known as the “doughnut add $5 trillion to the defi-
Carl Summersett and Mrs. Ralph Mericle. Madison and Milwaukee have Dubbed the “Path to hole.” cit over the coming decade,
• The varsity cage players will be entertained at the Kiwanis noted higher voter interest in Prosperity,” the proposal by Despite its huge cuts, though it promises to reach
Club at the Beckman Hotel Tuesday night. The members of the what would have been an oth- House Budget Committee Ryan’s plan still can’t claim so-called “primary balance”
two local high schools, Jefferson and St. John’s, will be guests erwise sleepy contest. Chairman Raul Ryan, R-Wis., a balanced budget by the by 2015, meaning that the
of the Kiwanians on this occasion. Thirty-five pounds of smelt The measure strips most also calls for dramatically end of the decade because of budget would be balanced
have been received by the local Kiwanis club from the Kiwanis public workers of nearly all overhauling the complicated promises to not increase taxes save for interest payments on
club at Escanaba, Mich. for the meal. their collective bargaining and inefficient U.S. tax code. or change Medicare benefits already accumulated debt. The
• A week of special pre-Easter services is being conducted rights. Walker has said the It would scrap numerous for people 55 and over. After national debt now exceeds $14
at the United Brethren Church. Rev. Wesley Mullenhour, pas- move is needed to help balance tax breaks and loopholes in six years, annual deficits are trillion and the White House
tor, is in charge. The Dunlap-Montague Trio of Lima, provides the state’s budget. Democrats exchange for reducing the top projected to fall to the $400 projects this year’s deficit at
special music. One member of the trio, Ray Dunlap, is quite say it’s designed to cripple income tax rate for both indi- billion range, enough to sta- $1.6 trillion.
well known in this vicinity. unions, which are among their viduals and corporations from bilize the nation’s finances Democrats said the GOP
strongest campaign support- 35 percent to 25 percent. and prevent a European-style plan focused its cuts on


ers, and tens of thousands of Democrats launched a debt crisis that could force far seniors and the poor to pay
people spent weeks at the state furious counterassault on the harsher steps, Ryan said. for continued tax cuts enjoyed
Capitol protesting the plan. health care proposals. Under the arcane con- by the wealthiest.
Congress votes to repeal small part of health law
The Delphos Herald welcomes letters to the editor. Letters
should be no more than 400 words. The newspaper reserves The law eventually passed,
the right to edit content for length, clarity and grammar. Letters but is on hold as legal chal-
concerning private matters will not be published. lenges make their way through By STEPHEN to correct a flaw that placed spending bill Democrats
Failure to supply a full name, home address and daytime the courts. Many expect the OHLEMACHER an unnecessary bookkeeping passed last year. The more
phone number will slow the verification process and delay state Supreme Court ultimate- Associated Press burden on small businesses.” Americans learn about this
publication. ly will decide the issue. He added, “The adminis- bill, the less they like it.”
Letters can be mailed to The Delphos Herald, 405 N. Main The seven-member high WASHINGTON — tration remains eager to work Businesses already must
St., Delphos, Ohio 45833, faxed to 419-692-7704 or e-mailed court is officially nonpartisan. Congress sent the White with anyone with ideas about file Form 1099s with the IRS
to Authors should clearly But Prosser, who is seeking a House its first rollback of how we can make health care when they purchase more than
state they want the message published as a letter to the edi- second 10-year term, is seen as last year’s health care law better or more affordable for $600 in services from a ven-
tor. Anonymous letters will not be printed. part of a conservative four-jus- Tuesday, a bipartisan repeal all Americans.” dor in a year. The new provi-
tice majority. Kloppenburg’s of a burdensome tax report- The filing requirement was sion would have extended the
Moderately confused allies have presented her as an
alternative that would tilt the
ing requirement that’s widely
unpopular with businesses.
projected to raise nearly $25
billion over the next decade
requirement to the purchase
of goods, starting in 2012.
court’s ideological balance to Even President Barack Obama by ensuring that vendors pay The requirement would hit
the left. is eager to see it gone. their taxes. Under the bill, about 38 million businesses,
Prosser has told The The Senate voted 87 to 12 the money will be made up charities and tax-exempt orga-
Associated Press he doesn’t to repeal the filing requirement, by changing another part of nizations, many of them small
necessarily agree with the law. which would have forced mil- the health care law, requir- businesses already swamped
Still, bitter Democrats have lions of businesses to file tax ing more families to repay by government paperwork,
portrayed him as a Walker forms for every vendor selling tax credits designed to help according to a report by the
clone, helping Kloppenburg’s them more than $600 in goods them cover insurance premi- National Taxpayer Advocate,
campaign gain traction over each year, starting in 2012. The ums, if their incomes increase an independent watchdog
the last few weeks. filing requirement is unrelat- beyond certain levels. within the IRS.
ed to health care. However, it Republicans said the filing Democrats passed the
Pat Heiser, 76, said the
would have been used to pay provision is an example of health care law last year
union struggles weighed heav- for part of the new health law. what happens when lawmak- with no Republican support,
ily on her decision to vote for Republicans hope it is ers hastily patch together a when they had majorities in
Kloppenburg. the first of many such bills, massive bill like the health both the House and Senate.
“I think collective bargain- resulting in the entire health care overhaul, then vote to Republicans took control of
ing should be a human right,” care law being scrapped. pass it without knowing every- the House in January, follow-
Heiser said. “We’re not slaves Democrats say the bill is part thing that’s in it. Lawmakers ing congressional elections in
anymore; that ended in the of an inevitable tinkering that from both parties say the fil- November.
1860s.” will be needed to improve the ing requirement could create “The 1099 health care man-
Attorney Bill Finke said he health measure. a paperwork nightmare for date is an albatross around
normally votes conservative, “I just saw this as some- businesses and the Internal the necks of American small
and supported Prosser in part thing that never should have Revenue Service. businesses, forcing them to
because he feared Kloppenburg been in the health care law,” “This is a big win for small bear the brunt of the Obama
had a political agenda. said Sen. Mike Johanns, businesses,” said Senate Rep. Administration’s big-spend-
“I’m concerned about hav- R-Neb., who sponsored the Leader Mitch McConnell of ing, tax-hiking, debt- increas-
ing an activist judge on the repeal bill in the Senate. Kentucky. “Importantly, it’s ing agenda,” said Sen. Orrin
court,” said the 73-year-old White House spokesman the first of what I hope are Hatch of Utah, the ranking
from Bayside in suburban Jay Carney said, “We are many successful repeal votes Republican on the Senate
Milwaukee. pleased Congress has acted related to the disastrous health Finance Committee. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The Herald – 5

LANDMARK Eicher’s need nicer weather
for indoor, outdoor work
BY LOVINA EICHER rest will take the surrey (two needs lots of care and has a
seated buggy) with another lot of pain yet. Our thoughts
We have entered the horse. Itty-Bit isn’t a big and prayers go her way. May
fourth month of 2011. Only horse so she just usually pulls God comfort her. We would
nine weeks are left in the the one-seated buggy, while like to go visit her but gas
school term and it we’ll use Ginger prices are soaring high. When
just always amazes or Diamond for the the gas prices rise it makes the
me how time seems surrey. Amish drivers have to raise
to go faster as the This coming their prices on trips. (Editor‘s
children get older. week, daughter note: while the Amish take
Van Wert Bandstand Without having to Elizabeth, 16, will buggies for local travel, they
take time to sit and be traveling to will hire non-Amish driv-

feed a baby or hav- Kentucky with her ers for longer trips). But we
ing to sit and rock friend Timothy and shouldn’t complain because
a toddler for their family. Timothy’s we do have many blessings
EVENTS daily nap I always cousin is get- that we too often take for Photo submitted

figured there would
be more time to get
ting married on
Thursday which
granted. I think this is God’s
way of reminding us what St. John’s juniors visit Optimists
6 p.m. — Shepherds of caught up. But instead life they plan to attend the wed- matters most in life.
seems to get busier as the ding (editor’s note: accord- Students form the St. John’s junior class were guests
Christ Associates meet in the of the Delphos Optimist Club. These students pre-
years fly by. ing to long-standing tradition, I will share a recipe for
St. John’s Chapel. While taking care of the many Amish churches hold homemade chocolate pud- sented information on the Mulch Sale now in progress.
6:30 p.m. — Delphos little ones it was always a weddings on Thursdays). ding with you readers. It Proceeds from the mulch sale supports the St. John’s
Kiwanis Club meets at the good time for me to catch up This is another part of life was always a favorite to us Post Prom and other class projects. Students include
Eagles Lodge, 1600 E. Fifth with my reading. Often times — having a child old enough children when mother would Stephanie Pohlman, Jessica Hammons, Adrienne May,
St. I snuck a little nap in myself to go away overnight — that make a big pot of it. Countney Horstman and Kayla Friend.
7 p.m. — Bingo at St. with one of the little ones. is new to us, makes us think
John’s Little Theatre.
Delphos Civil Service
Now, this year our young-
est child, Kevin, will turn 6
how fast the time goes and
the children grow older. We
1 1 /2 cups sugar ‘Follow the Rainbow’ at library
Commission meets at years old. will be glad once they will 4 tablespoons cocoa The Putnam County will present recipe ideas. All
Municipal Building. This week, my husband be home safe and sound. It 1 1 /3 cup flour District Library Ottoville- are welcome to attend this
7:30 p.m. — Hope Lodge Joe doesn’t have any work at teaches us to always put our 8 cups milk Montery Township loca- free program so come hungry
214 Free and Accepted the factory and the children trust in our Heavenly Father. Heat 6 cups of milk over tion will host “Follow the to try samples.
Masons, Masonic Temple, are home from their spring Joe and I attended the medium heat until hot but not Rainbow”at 4 p.m. April 13. Call the Ottoville Library
North Main Street. break. We are hoping for local consignment sale that boiling. In a separate bowl,
warmer weather because we is an annual event in this stir together sugar, cocoa, and Mona Lisa Hoffman from at 419-453-2111 for any
9 p.m. — Fort Jennings the OSU Extension Office questions.
Lions Club meets at the would like to get the yard community. The lunch stand flour and add the two remain-
cleaned up and get the paint- proceeds went to an area ing cups of milk. Mix with For more programs visit
Outpost Restaurant.
ing done upstairs. We will be Amish school. A bake sale spoon until smooth and stir
THURSDAY holding church services here was also held to help out into the hot milk letting it
9-11 a.m. — The Delphos in June so there’s always a
rush to get the place in order
a young Amish couple with
hospital bills. Helping one
come to a good boil. Remove
from heat and cool. Can be
Canal Commission Museum, before then. another with the burdens of used to fill baked pie crusts or Community
241 N. Main St., is be open. It was 7 years in March life makes the load a lot eas- served as a pudding.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite that we made the move from ier for the ones carrying the News Source.
at Delphos Senior Citizen Indiana to Michigan. Six days burdens. There was anything In celebration of The Amish
Center, 301 Suthoff Street. after our move, our horse Itty from farm machinery to bug- Cook column’s upcoming 20th
5-7 p.m. — The Interfaith Bit had her colt, bay-colored gies and horses for sale. It anniversary, anyone who reg-
Thrift Shop is open for shop- Ginger. I remember that was a cold, chilly day for the isters at
ping. we were afraid that Itty Bit sale but it was well-attended. from April 4-15 will receive a
6:30 p.m. — Delphos would decide to deliver dur- Daughter Verena has been free PDF format e-mail copy
Ladies Club, Trinity United ing the journey to Michigan. excited to still be receiving of the 192 page “The Original
Methodist Church. All worked out well and she pieces of her puzzle. Joe and Amish Cook Cookbook” by Happy Birthday
7 p.m. — Delphos waited until six days after our I have also greatly appreci- Elizabeth Coblentz, complete
Emergency Medical Service move. ated the letters from cous- with recipes, stories, and art- April 7
meeting, EMS building, We have watched Ginger ins, uncles, aunts, and friends work. Elizabeth wrote The Jeff Laudick
Second Street. grow over the years into that we hardly ever see. May Amish Cook from 1991 to Kim Laudick
7:30 p.m. — Delphos a dependable horse. We God bless everyone of us that 2002 and is Lovina’s mother. Paul Feathers Jr.
Chapter 23, Order of Eastern still have our oldest horse, helps Verena with encour- Just enter your local newspa- Jeff Moorman From sports stats to
Star, meets at the Masonic Diamond, who will be 17 agement and cheer through per’s name in the assigned box Scott Scalf
years next month. He was this trial in life. when you register. Joining the business news, the
Temple, North Main Street. Michael Birkmeier Delphos Herald keeps
born on my Mom and Dad’s Only God knows what Amish Cook e-mail list gives Charles Gerdeman
place. Joe trained him and we the future holds and may we you access to special recipes, Lynn Koenig
you in the local loop.
Please notify the Delphos have had him ever since. accept His plan whatever it discounts, and in the months
Herald at 419-695-0015 if Frank Spieles The Delphos Herald
We have two buggies now may be. ahead a free preview of Amish
there are any corrections so some of the children will Joe’s 97-year-old grand- Cook editor Kevin Williams’s Tom Rekart
or additions to the Coming take one of the horses with mother continues to recover upcoming romance novel Sandy Abner | 419-695-0015 ext. 122
405 N. Main St. | Delphos, OH 45833
Events column. the one-seated buggy and the from her recent fall. She still “The Amish Appeal.” Debby Hurt

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6 – The Herald Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Jefferson squeaks by Miller City
By FRANK GERMAN inning when they had bases
The Delphos Herald loaded and could not drive in a run was the nail in their coffin
to the benefit of Jefferson to
DELPHOS — Jefferson’s pull out the win.
baseball team needed nine “We knew they were not
innings Tuesday night but going to roll over. They were
grabbed a 6-5 non-league vic- 1-4 coming in and doing what
tory over Wildcat foe Miller they could for a victory,”
City at Wildcat Field in Geary commented.
Delphos. Jefferson improves to
In the ninth inning, Nick 2-2 and will be hosting LCC
Cook hit a 1-out single and Thursday.
Nik Moore followed up with a “We hit when we had to
single of his own. The center but then Jefferson’s pitch-
fielder of Miller City tried ers started to do a better job
to throw Cook out at third of mixing it up and throw-
base; however, this failed and ing strikes. We had our best
allowed Moore to reach sec- chance in the seventh inning
ond base. Tony George came when the meat of our lineup
up to the plate with two outs, Tom Morris photo
came to the plate. Jefferson’s
with Cook and Moore waiting Jefferson senior Nick Cook slides into third in the pitcher did a good job of shut-
to score. He hit a walk-off sin- bottom of the ninth inning versus invading Miller City ting those three hitters down,”
gle just over the second base- Tuesday night. He scored the eventual winning run on a hit coach Pester relayed.
man to allow Cook to score
by junior Tony George. Miller City falls to 1-5 and
the winning run. will travel to Ottoville this
Tom Morris photo Jefferson’s big inning was hard it is to get that sixth run ing in the final two runs of the
and we had to battle for it.” inning. evening.
the second where they scored
Kennedy Boggs might have seen things upside down four runs on four hits. Ross The first run of the game “I like the way we played MILLER CITY (5)
as the Jefferson junior clears 4-8 in the high jump during Thompson was first to reach came in the first inning by in the last five or six innings, ab-r-h-rbi
Tuesday’s tri-meet at Scott Memorial Track in Delphos. when he got hit by a pitch with Jefferson. Moore had a lead- making some good plays.
Ross Kaufman rf 5-0-0-0, Cody
Gable cf 5-2-2-0, Brent Hermiller
one out. Cook followed that off walk with Mike Joseph Brent Hermiller, our pitcher p 5-2-0-0, Cody Dukes 3b 5-1-2-2,
Derek Griggs c 5-0-3-2, Jared Kern ss

up with a double, putting both following him with a single, got stronger as the game went 4-0-0-0, Brent Riepenhoff lf 4-0-1-0,
in scoring position. Moore fol- putting the runners at the cor- on but Jefferson got the hit Derek Fuka dh/2b 2-0-0-0, Russell
lowed with a single to short ners. George got his first RBI when they needed it at the Niese 2b 2-0-0-0, Austin Lammers 1b
4-0-0-0. Totals 41-5-8-4.
Jefferson Tri-Meet Smith, Nick Davisson, Aaron Hefner) left field, scoring Thompson of the evening with a sacrifice end,” Miller City coach Dusty JEFFERSON (6)
3:52.06; 2. Jefferson ‘A’ (Mike West, and putting runners on first fly to deep center field, scor- Pester opined. ab-r-h-rbi
Tuesday Results Trenton Gossman, Jacob Leach, Joey
and second. George got two Nik Moore ss 5-2-3-1, Mike Joseph
ing Moore on the tag. Miller Miller City scored their
At Scott Memorial Track Lindeman) 4:08.84.
4x800 Meter Relay: 1. Spencerville of his four runs batted in for reached on a double but back- two other runs in the seventh
cf 5-0-2-1, Tony George p/2b 5-1-2-4,
Curtis Miller 1b/p 4-0-2-0, Justin Rode
Points 5-3-2-1
‘A’ (Nick Davisson, Keith Lenhart, the game when he hit a single. c 4-0-1-0, Jordan Vorst rf 4-0-0-0, Kyle
Girls Team Rankings:
Kevin Lenhart, Aaron Hefner) 9:10.06;
to-back strikeouts ended the inning. Gable pasted a double. Anspach lf 2-0-0-0, Evan Neubert lf
Spencerville 86, Jefferson 52, Fort
Jennings 37. 2. Jefferson ‘A’ (Nate Staples, Mike The inning ended when Justin inning. Hermiller reached on a walk 2-0-0-0, Ross Thompson 2b/3b 3-1-
100 Meter Dash: 1. Macy West, Jordan Barclay, Logan Gross) Rode got caught leading off The bats for Jefferson (he had three for the night). 0-0, Jeff Schleeter 3b 0-0-0-0, Nick
10:05.43; 3. Fort Jennings ‘A’ (Tyler Cook 2b/p 4-2-2-0, Ben Babcock p
Blankemeyer, Ryan Kraner, Andrew after reaching on a throwing
Schroeder (FJ) 13.09; 2. Bridget Culp remained almost silent from Dukes spanked a single, scor-
(DJ) 13.68; 3. Brooke Teman (DJ) 1-0-0-0. Totals 39-6-12-6.
14.40; 4. Breanna Strayer (DJ) 14.52. Huntsman, Jeremy Schimmoeller) error. the third through the eighth ing Gable and putting runners Score by Innings:
10:53.60. “We jumped off to a good Miller City 000 030 200–5
200 Meter Dash: 1. Kelli Ley (SV)
High Jump: 1. Daniel Binkley (SV) inning, only getting three hits on the corners. Derek Griggs Jefferson 140 000 001–6
26.62; 2. Kaitlin Stechschulte (FJ)
27.75; 3. Cortney Miller (SV) 28.58; 4. 5-6; 2. (tie) Derek Goecke (SV) and lead and then the bats went in the stretch. hit into a fielder’s choice that Two outs in ninth when winning
Rileigh Stockwell (DJ) 29.18. Brandon Meyer (SV) 5-4; 4. (tie) Kody quiet for a while. They had Miller City had scored in scored Hermiller. Miller City run scored
400 Meter Dash: 1. Kelli Ley (SV) Richardson (DJ) and Logan Bonifas E: Niese, Thompson; DP: Jefferson
1:00.42; 2. Macy Schroeder (FJ) (DJ) 5-4. some good at-bats and tied two innings. The first scores loaded the bases before the 1; LOB: Miller City 8, Jefferson 5; 2B:
1:04.90; 3. Kaitlin Stechschulte (FJ) Pole Vault: 1. Joey Lindeman (DJ) up the game,” Jefferson coach for them came in the fifth inning ended at a 5-all tie. Griggs 2, Gable, Cook; SB: Kaufman,
9-6; 2. Tyler Shumate (SV) 9-0; 3. Lammers, Thompson; Sac: George.
Zach Morris (DJ) 8-6; 4. Tyler Miller Doug Geary explained. “We
1:07.46; 4. Bridget Culp (DJ) 1:12.68. inning. Cody Gable knocked Miller City, like Jefferson,
800 Meter Run: 1. Claire McConnell IP H R ER BB SO
(SV) 2:40.28; 2. Caitlin Wurst (SV) (DJ) 8-6. would have liked to add on a 2-out single to start things only had three hits outside of MILLER CITY
Long Jump: 1. Daniel Binkley (SV) some more runs but we did not
2:59.02; 3. Shanna German (SV)
19-9.50; 2. Cody Biglow (DJ) 18-3.50; rolling. He advanced to sec- the innings they scored in. Hermiller (L, 1-1) 9 12 6 6 1 8
2:59.93; 4. Marissa Mesker (FJ)
3:00.40. 3. Joey Lindeman (DJ) 18-3; 4. Niko get the opportunity. We finally ond base from a wild pitch In the fourth inning, they JEFFERSON
George 4.2 5 3 1 3 7
1,600 Meter Run: 1. Claire Molina-Sullivan (SV) 17-7.
Shot Put: 1. Cory Osting (DJ) 44-7;
got that sixth run. We played and Brent Hermiller drew a ended up with two on base Cook 1.2 3 3 2 2 1
McConnell (SV) 5:55.05; 2. Cortney four games and were not able
Miller (SV) 6:06.18; 3. Brittany Inkrott 2. Quinten Wessell (DJ) 40-8.50; 3. walk. Cody Dukes produced from two singles but they could Miller 0.1 0 0 0 2 0
Jamie Kill (SV) 38-5.25; 4. Zach Gay to score more then five until Babcock (W, 1-0) 2.1 0 0 0 0 3
(FJ) 6:38.49; 4. Alyssa Schimmoeller
(SV) 36-10.25.
a single, scoring Gable. Derek not deliver in the inning. WP: George; HBP: Miller (by
Discus: 1. Lucas Shumate (SV) tonight. We found out how
(FJ) 6:39.05. Griggs nailed a double, bring- The fourth and and seventh Hermiller), Thompson (by Hermiller),
3,200 Meter Run: 1. Alexa Brown
140-9; 2. Cory Osting (DJ) 126-1; 3.

Walk-off single lifts Musketeers in 8 innings

(SV) 13:00.72; 2. Tori Hardesty (SV)
13:42.75; 3. Brittany Inkrott (FJ) Adam Krietemeyer (FJ) 120-4; 4. Zach
14:33.52; 4. Alyssa Schimmoeller (FJ) Gay (SV) 112-8.
14:34.63. ----
100 Meter Hurdles: 1. Chelsey
Bishop (DJ) 17.88; 2. Jenna Kahle Crestview Track tri-meet
(SV) 17.91; 3. Ashley King (SV) 19.34; Tuesday’s Results By JIM METCALFE on inside-out swings, taking Warnecke retired nine of Cody out in the eighth but
4. Jackie Bowsher (SV) 19.63. the ball the opposite way,” the first 10 batters he faced. his pitch count was OK. He
300 Meter Hurdles: 1. Chelsey At Crestview
Jennings coach Jeff Swick The Musketeers loaded the just left a ball up; give credit
Bishop (DJ) 52.97; 2. Jenna Kahle Athletic Complex noted. “Overall, we have a bases in the bottom of the to the batter,” Swick added.
(SV) 53.47; 3. Lauren Norbeck (FJ) Girls Team Scores: Ottoville 90, FORT JENNINGS —
55.28; 4. Emily Grone (FJ) 57.12 2. Crestview 46, Lincolnview 32. Pancdora-Gilboa scored twice veteran team and that is what first on walks to K. Warnecke “Other than that, he pitched a
4x100 Meter Relay: 1. Jefferson ‘A’ 3,200-meter relay: 1. Ottoville
(Kennedy Boggs, Morgan Fischbach, (Abby Siefker, Brianna Rodriguez, Kari in the top of the eighth inning you expect with senior vet- (1 out) and C. Warnecke and great game. You always want
Emily Fought, Bridget Culp) 53.12; 2. Beining, Shayla Siefker) 10:54.10. to break a scoreless Putnam erans. They are used to win- Calvelage (2 outs) before start- to start out your league with a
Jefferson ‘B’ (Chelsey Bishop, Jenna 100-meter hurdles: 1. Erika Frey
Moreo, Breanna Strayer, Brooke (C) 16.40.
County League baseball game ning and our experience was er Nathan Schulte (4 1/3 IPs, 2 win; that’s the only way you
Teman) 56.24; 3. Fort Jennings ‘A’ 100-meter dash: 1. Tori Abdul (L) Tuesday night at Fort key tonight. Pandora is a hits, 5 free passes, 1 K) got the can win the second. We know
(Kristen Maag, Emily Grone, Jamie 13.25. Jennings Village young team and they are final out with no runs scored. we have to keep getting better
Saum, Mara Brown) 58.50; 4. 1,600-meter run: 1. Shayla Siefker
Spencerville ‘A’ (Ashley King, Morgan (O) 5:46.40. Park. going to get better.” The Rockets — with five every day because the PCL is
Pugh, Patricia Riley, Karri Purdy) 800-meter relay: 1. Crestview The host First-year Rocket freshmen and no seniors — so balanced.”
59.65. (Erika Frey, Grace Callow, Layne
4x200 Meter Relay: 1. Jefferson ‘A’ Callow, Ami Callow) 1:56.30. Musketeers did the coach knows his team is had their first big chance in Jennings welcomes in
(Kennedy Boggs, Morgan Fischbach, 400-meter relay: 1. Lincolnview young Rockets one in for a learning curve. the fourth. With one down, Crestview tonight (5 p.m. first
Emily Fought, Bridget Culp) 1:52.28; 2. (Kaylee Thatcher, Taylor Miller, Haley
Fort Jennings ‘A’ (Kaitlin Stechschulte, McAbee, Calista Dowdy) 56.70.
better, scoring three “We’re learning every L. Hovest walked and Josh pitch), while Pandora hosts
Ashley Gable, Lauren Norbeck, Macy 400-meter dash: 1. Layne Callow times in the home half time out; we’re in for Breece got aboard on an error. Van Buren today.
Schroeder) 1:58.25; 3. Spencerville (C) 1:05.40. to escape with a 3-2 a lot of growing pains. However, a pair of comeback-
‘A’ (Ashley King, Morgan Pugh, Katie 300-meter hurdles: 1. Erika Frey
Kuchefski, Karri Purdy) 2:10.31. (C) 50.0. victory. They are the veteran team; ers finished the inning. PANDORA-GILBOA (2)
4x400 Meter Relay: 1. Spencerville 800-meter run: 1. Shayla Siefker Senior Jared Calvelage led you expect that from seniors,” C. Warnecke also helped ab-r-h-rbi
‘A’ (Cortney Miller, Claire McConnell, (O) 2:34.60. Reed Hovest c 4-1-1-2, Nathan
Jenna Kahle, Kelli Ley) 4:23.59; 2. 200-meter dash: 1. Tpnya Kaufman off the home half with a sharp Dube noted. “We played a himself twice by picking off Schulte p/lf 3-0-0-0, Levi Hovest 1b
Fort Jennings ‘A’ (Lauren Norbeck, (O) 28.07. single up the gut against Abe great game; we pitched well, runners. 1-0-0-0, Josh Breece lf/cf 4-0-1-0, Brian
Schneck ss 3-0-0-0, Seth Schneck 3b
Elaina Maag, Mara Brown, Andrea 3,200-meter run: 1. Brianna
Heitmeyer) 4:51.96; 3. Jefferson ‘A’ Rodriguez (O) 13:28.20.
Basinger (3 innings, 7 hits, 3 we played solid defense and The Musketeers had several 3-0-1-0, Alex Orsbon rf 3-0-0-0, Dustin
(Stephanie Koenig, Tori Suever, Kenidi 1,600-meter relay: 1. Crestview earned runs, 2 walks, 4 Ks). we put the ball in play. We just chances to break on the score- Rieman 2b 3-0-0-0, Abe Basinger cf/p
Ulm, Rebekah Geise) 5:22.94. 3-1-1-0. Totals 27-2-3-2.
4x800 Meter Relay: 1. Spencerville
(Ami Callow, Courtney Perrott, Erika Junior Nolan Neidert beat out have to keep getting experi- board but ended up stranding FORT JENNINGS (3)
Frey, Layne Callow) 4:21.
‘A’ (Alexa Brown, Karri Purdy, Shanna Long jump: 1. Crystal Protsman an infield roller to third and ence in these situations. We 13 runners. ab-r-h-rbi
Brad Trentman cf 5-0-2-0, Kurt
German, Tori Hardesty) 11:42.02; 2. (L) 13-9 1/2. junior Troy Hellman walked made some base-running mis- The next-best chance came Warnecke 3b 4-0-2-1, Tyler Good rf
Fort Jennings ‘A’ (Marissa Mesker, High jump: 1. Tonya Kaufman (O)
Kristen Maag, Alyssa Schimmoeller, 5-2. to load the bases. An out later, takes and we won’t do that in the fourth as Hellman singled 2-0-0-0, Cody Warnecke p 3-0-0-0, Nick
again; you just can’t simulate and senior Ryan Schuerman Verhoff p 0-0-0-0, Jared Calvelage c
Stephanie Korte) 12:09.12; 3. Jefferson Discus: 1. Rachel Beining (O) senior Austin Norbeck rapped 3-1-1-0, Nolan Neidert 1b 4-1-2-0, Troy
‘A’ (Kenidi Ulm, Tori Suever, Stephanie 110-5 3/4.
Koenig, Rebekah Geise) 12:26.09. Shot put: 1. Tammy Wannemacher
a single down the right-field game situations in practice.” walked with two down but Hellman lf 2-1-1-0, Ryan Schuerman
High Jump: 1. Kennedy Boggs(DJ) (O) 35-10. line to score Calvelage and The Rockets (1-1, 1-1 PCL) both were left on base. 2b 3-0-0-0, Austin Norbeck ss 4-0-1-2.
Totals 30-3-9-3.
4-8; 2. Rileigh Stockwell (DJ) 4-6; 3. Pole vault: 1. Tonya Kaufman (O) Neidert and send Hellman to went up 2-0 in the top of the Trentman singled to start
Caitlin Wurst (SV) 4-6; 4. Karri Purdy Score by Innings:
(SV) 4-2. Boys Team Scores: Crestview third. Senior Grad Trentman eighth against Warnecke (7 the fifth and ended up at third Pandora-Gilboa 0 0 0 0 0 0 02-2
Fort Jennings 000 000 03-3
Pole Vault: 1. Korey Boggs (DJ) 97, Ottoville 47, Lincolnview 31. (2-fof-5) got aboard on 1/3 IPs, 4 hits, 2 earned runs, on a wild pitch and a fly ball to One out in eighth when winning run
8-0; 2. Rileigh Stockwell (DJ) 8-0; 3. 3,200-meter relay: 1. Crestview
Jackie Bowsher (SV) 6-6; 4. Cortney (Garret Gleckler, Micah Brant, Diego an infield hit to third (Seth 2 bases-on-balls, 5 strike- right by K. Warnecke, bring- scored
E: Schuerman 2, K. Warnecke; DP:
Miller (SV) 6-6. Palacios, Joel Genter) 9:16.80. Schneck made a great diving outs; 93 pitches). With one ing Basinger to the mound. Fort Jennings 1; LOB: Pandora-Gilboa
Long Jump: 1. Emily Fought 110-meter hurdles: 1. Zack Merkle
(DJ) 15-6.25; 2. Morgan Pugh (SV) (C) 17.0.
stop to keep the Rockets in the gone, Basinger lined a shot He got the final two outs to 5, Fort Jennings 13; HR: R. Hovest;
to left center, followed by a preserve the 0-0 draw. SB: Neidert; Sac: L. Hovest; POB: S.
13-0.75; 3. Mara Brown(FJ) 12-8; 4. 100-meter dash: 1. Logan Rayer game). However, sophomore Schneck (by C. Warnecke), Orsbon
Katie Kuchefski (SV) 11-11.25. (C) 11.60. lefty Kurt Warnecke lined a 2-run bomb to the same area The Musketeers came up (by C. Warnecke); CS: Hellman (by
Shot Put: 1. Mackenzie Miller (SV) 1,600-meter run: 1. Joel Genter R. Hovest).
29-11; 2. Shelbi Brown (DJ) 29-4; 3. (C) 4:59.70. single to right center to plate — just over the fence — by with a twin-killing in the sixth. IP H R ER BB SO
Abby Freewalt (SV) 28-6; 4. Devan 800-meter relay: 1. Crestview Hellman and end the game. Reed Hovest for that 2-0 lead. With one out, Schulte walked. PANDORA-GILBOA
Hanjora (SV) 28-2. (Collin Thompson, Gabi Palacios, Rob
Discus: 1. Elizabeth Griffin (SV) Cook, Nick Cunningham) 1:41.70. “We’re comfortable with Sophomore Nick Verhoff (the L. Hovest sacrificed him up Schulte 4.1 2 0 0 5 1
Basinger (L, 0-1) 3 7 3 3 2 4
91-10; 2. Devan Hanjora (SV) 91-2; 3. 400-meter relay: 1. Crestview Kurt hitting in the 2-hole as a winner) came on in relief and a base but Schulte kept going FORT JENNINGS
Mackenzie Miller (SV) 86-4; 4. Mary (Collin Thompson, Gabi Palacios, Seth
Clayton (SV) 83-8. Mendenhall, Nick Cunningham) 50.40.
sophomore; he’s a left-handed gave up a 1-out walk to Levi and was easily gunned down at C.Warnecke 7.1 4 2 2 2 5
Verhoff (W, 1-0) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0
Boys Team Rankings: 400-meter dash: 1. Jack Frank bat and he seems to be getting Hovest before retiring the third by first baseman Neidert. WP: Schulte 2; HBP: (Hellman (by
Spencerville 89, Jefferson 67, Fort (L) 57.80. into a groove. We work a lot side. “We thought about taking Schulte).
Jennings 15. 300-meter hurdles: 1. Zach Merkle

DeLong shuts down Grove in PCL baseball

100 Meter Dash: 1. Niko Molina- (C) 44.50.
Sullivan (SV) 11.87; 2. Josh Albridge 800-meter run: 1. Travis Eickholt
(DJ) 11.96; 3. Mitchell Antalis (DJ) (O) 2:23.50.
12.01; 4. (tie) Kody Richardson (DJ) 200-meter dash: 1. Logan Rayer
and Tyler Mox (DJ) 12.24. (C) 23.80.
200 Meter Dash: 1. Josh Semrock 3,200-meter run: 1. Garret Gleckler By Dar Nevergall sixth. Derek Schimmoeller walked in the sixth on a bases-loaded
(DJ) 25.15; 2. Andrew Huntsman (FJ) (C) 10:57.40. “Cody pitched another with two outs. Delong then walk.
25.62; 3. Billy Tracy (DJ) 26.62; 4. Delphos Herald Correspondent
1,600-meter relay: 1. Lincolnview
Zach Morris (DJ) 27.18. (Jack Frank, Brandon Jacomet, Tyler good game,” said Ottoville launched a 3-run shot over the Matt Honigford garnered
400 Meter Dash: 1. Niko Molina- Kraner, Mac King) 3:56.41. OTTOVILLE — Columbus coach Tony Castronova. “We 355-foot sign in center field to two hits for the Big Green,
Sullivan (SV) 57.09; 2. Trenton Long jump: 1. Austin Treesh (L)
Gossman (DJ) 59.50; 3. Mike West 18-9. Grove spotted Ottoville two are 4-0 and 1-0 in PCL make it a 5-run game. including a triple, while Ty
(DJ) 1:00.52; 4. Lucas Perkins (SV) High jump: 1. Travis Eickholt (O) runs in the first and that which is important to “We had some Turnwald also had two hits
1:02.68. 6-2. was all Cody DeLong our team. I know it is clutch hits late in (a single and a double) and
800 Meter Run: 1. Tyler Shumate Discus: 1. Greg Rue (O) 125-1
(SV) 2:15.62; 2. Kevin Lenhart (SV) 1/2. needed as the big right- early in the year but the game,” added Fischer had a pair of singles.
2:17.15; 3. Zach Bockey (SV) 2:36.81; Shot put: 1. Chase Walters (C) hander shut down the it is a great start for Castronova. “When Travis Maag added a single.
4. Calvin Grigsby (SV) 2:39.68. 41-9 1/2. our team.” we got that 2-run lead, Brandon Benroth,
1,600 Meter Run: 1. Ryan Kraner Pole vault: 1. Sam Beining (O) Bulldogs on four hits
(FJ) 4:55.78; 2. Kevin Lenhart (SV) 11-6. for a 10-0 PCL win Ottoville took you could see the con- Jacob Miller, Matt Jay and
4:59.34; 3. Joe Wisher (SV) 5:29.49; 4. ---- Tuesday. advantage of five walks and a fidence in Cody and the other Matt Jennell all singled for
Jordan Barclay (DJ) 5:39.52.
3,200 Meter Run: 1. Keith Lenhart Bulldogs down Lady Green Delong also added a 3-run wild pitch in the first to take a guys, too.” Columbus Grove.
(SV) 11:01.21; 2. Ryan Kraner (FJ) OTTOVILLE — Columbus home run in the fourth to put 2-0 lead. The score remained Ottoville tacked on four Ottoville hosts Miller City
11:13.56; 3. Joe Wisher (SV) 11:14.62; Grove’s Emily Fricke tossed that way until the bottom of more runs in the fifth on a tonight and Columbis Grove
4. Caleb Vogt (SV) 12:26.9. the Big Green up 5-0. Ottoville
110 Meter Hurdles: 1. Brandon a 2-hitter as the visiting then finished it off with four the fourth when Justin Fischer walk, four hits and a sacrifice visits Continental at the same
Meyer (SV) 16.96; 2. Cody Biglow Lady Bulldogs downed host runs in the fifth and one in the slapped a base hit to left and fly and tallied their final run time.
(DJ) 17.1.

Waiting for the ‘end of the world’

300 Meter Hurdles: 1. Aaron Ottoville 12-2 in five innings
Hefner (SV) 43.46; 2. Cody Biglow Tuesday in Putnam County
(DJ) 44.18; 3. Jeremy Schimmoeller
(FJ) 54.96. League fast-pitch softball
4x100 Meter Relay: 1. Jefferson
‘A’ (Kody Richardson, Nick Gallmeier,
action. Say it ain’t so, Joe!
The New York Knicks made the
JIM METCALFE needs New York to be successful. Not
saying that the league or the officials
Katelyn Scott had two of
Logan Bonifas, Mitchell Antalis) 47.88;
2. Spencerville ‘A’ (Lucas Perkins, the Lady Bulldogs’ nine hits NBA playoffs? help them in any way but I am sure the
Lucas Shumate, Zach Gay,Josh
Fetzer) 48.97.
with a double and triple, while What next? The Apocalypse? powers-that-be in the office are more
the Lady Green (0-3) added I am no fan of the Knickerbockers than happy for this development.
4x200 Meter Relay: 1. Jefferson
‘A’ (Kody Richardson, Zavier Buzard, three miscues in the field. — these are not the Walt Frazier, Willis Just like in Los Angeles, Chicago or
Logan Bonifas, Mitchell Antalis)
1:36.96; 2. Spencerville ‘A’ (Lucas Ottoville visits Shawnee Reed, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Knicks even ... that accursed town, Boston! ...
Perkins, Anthony Schuh, Tyler tonight, while Grove hosts of yore! — but the fans of New York the NBA needs these model franchises
Shumate, Brandon Meyer) 1:40.55.
4x400 Meter Relay: 1. Spencerville Paulding Thursday. have deserved better than what they (and big cities!) and traditional powers
‘A’ (Niko Molina-Sullivan, John See ROUNDUP, page 7 were getting before. Whether we like it or not, the NBA See WAITING, page 7 Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The Herald — 7

By DOUG FEINBERG back and just let them ride on second overall. It also was throws to seal the win.
The Associated Press my back.” the first final without either Diggins finished with 23
Tyra White added 18 Connecticut or Tennessee points and Peters added 21
INDIANAPOLIS — This points for A&M, including since Maryland beat Duke in and 11 rebounds for Notre
NCAA tournament had plenty a huge 3-pointer as the shot- overtime for the 2006 cham- Dame (31-8). Diggins, fight-
of twists, turns and upsets clock buzzer sounded to put pionship. ing back tears, said the Irish
even before the championship the Aggies up 73-68 with 1:07 And it turned out to be a couldn’t handle A&M’s pres-
game. Coach Gary Blair and left. good one. sure.
Texas A&M delivered a thrill- “That was the knife in my “I thought it was probably Indeed, the night belonged
ing ending. heart. That was the game,” not so entertaining from my to the Aggies in a game played
This was the supposed to Irish coach Muffet McGraw point of view,” McGraw said. just a few hours’ drive from
be the year Maya Moore’s replied, bowing her head “I think from the fan’s point the Notre Dame campus in
Connecticut juggernaut won its when the question was asked. of view, it was probably a South Bend.
third straight title or Stanford “I thought that was just an pretty entertaining game.” The championship is the
broke through or Tennessee amazing play on White’s part After a back-and-forth first first in a major sport for Texas
got back to the top. and that play was the game.” half and with the Aggies trail- A&M since the football team
Instead, the Aggies rewrote Adams and her teammates ing 48-43 early in the second won it all back in 1939. And it
the script in their first Final then staved off a final, frantic half, Adams simply took over comes at a school that didn’t
Four appearance. They made push by the Irish and their — urged on by her coach even admit women until 1963,
the 65-year-old Blair the old- sensational young point guard, to “quit shooting the jump where school administrators
est coach to win a national Skylar Diggins. shot.” didn’t always see the advan-
Photo submitted championship just one night Now the Aggies (33-5) are The 6-1 center scored 10 tage of funding men’s and
Jefferson senior Kody Richardson recently signed after UConn’s 68-year-old national champs, newcomers of the next 13 points for the women’s sports equally when
a national letter-of-intent to attend Urbana University Jim Calhoun did the same who bullied their way through Aggies to give them a 56-53 Title IX passed in 1972.
and play football. With him are head Jefferson coach thing on the men’s side. the tournament to win it all. lead midway through the sec- By 1994, A&M had earned
Bub Lindeman and Urbana coach John Shingler. “We gave you that national Like Notre Dame, they van- ond half. Texas A&M then its first NCAA tournament
championship game without quished their conference rival extended the advantage to bid and immediately reached

the so-called powers of the on the way, beating Baylor in 64-57 behind the two Sydneys: the regional semifinals. Still,
world,” Blair said. “The two the Dallas regional final after Carter and Colson. things slowed until Blair
powers tonight were the two losing to the Lady Bears three Notre Dame wouldn’t arrived in 2003.

headed to Urbana
that earned it.” times during the season. give up, battling back behind The man with the sharp
Danielle Adams scored 22 Adams, who struggled Diggins and Devereaux tongue, quick wit and deep
of her 30 points in a dominat- badly against Baylor, was up Peters. The Irish scored nine Southern drawl found himself
ing second half Tuesday night to the task and then some of the next 11 points to tie at home recruiting Texas’ best
By JIM METCALFE Division II ranks, where to help the Aggies beat Notre against Notre Dame, scoring the game at 66 on Diggins’ players, teaming with others
jmetcalfe@delpho- they will play in the Great Dame 76-70 and bring the the second-most points ever in jumper with 3:56 left. in the athletic department to Lakes Football Conference women’s title back to College a championship game (Texas Blair went right to Adams sell the school.
in 2011 before heading for Station and the former all- Tech’s Sheryl Swoopes had 47 on the next two possessions Winning the title will cer-
DELPHOS — Not only the new 17-team Great male military academy. against Ohio State in 1993). and she delivered, hitting tainly help.
does Jefferson senior Kody Lakes Valley Conference “I had a little voice in my Both teams reached the back-to-back layups and wear- The Aggies rode a relent-
Richardson get the chance in 2012. head, ‘Don’t let this team championship by knocking off ing out the Irish by hitting her less defense that didn’t allow
to continue his gridiron “My goal is just to down’,” said Adams, who two No. 1 seeds. Notre Dame first eight shots of the half and more than 50 points in the
career at the collegiate level keep getting better on the became the school’s first All- ended an 0-20 skid against finishing 9-of-11. tournament until Stanford
but he also gets to remain football field and in the American a week ago and Tennessee, then swept past Peters’ putback cut it to scored 62 in the semifinals.
close to his child. classroom. I hope that I at was picked as the outstand- Connecticut in the semifinals 70-68 but White hit her big The Irish were trying to
That is why he recent- least have a chance to start ing player of the tournament. — the first time one team has 3 — her second game-saving become the first team to cap-
ly chose to attend Urbana by mid-season this fall,” “Every time we’d get down, taken down those two wom- shot of the tournament after ture the title in their home
University and play foot- Richardson noted. we were telling each other en’s basketball icons in the her layup lifted the Aggies state since Stanford won in
ball for the Blue Knights of He joins a 30-plus mem- we’re not going to lose this same tournament. After A&M over Stanford on Sunday. Los Angeles in 1992. There
Dave Taynor. ber recruiting class hauled game. We worked hard all dumped Baylor, the Aggies Diggins had two free throws definitely was a home feel for
“It was closer to home in by Taynor. season to prepare for this knocked out Stanford in a with 40.7 seconds left and Notre Dame with two-thirds
and it just seemed to be a He also won’t be asked point. I had to do this for bruising national semifinal. McGraw called her final tim- of the 17,473 people in the
great fit for me. The coach- to learn a new position my teammates. They’ve been It wound up being the first eout only to see her young arena wearing green and gold,
ing staff knew who I was at the next level as tight doing everything for me. I title game without a No. 1 star turn it over in front of hoping for the school’s first
right away when I took my end is his intended spot, decided to take them on my seed since 1994 and only the the bench. White hit two free championship since 2001.
first visit there,” Richardson the position he played at
explained. “Some of the
other schools were bigger
“I have good hands; I
Nicklaus pulling for Tiger record at Augusta National— well, sort of
that I visited and I was just rarely dropped any pass AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — He was still in his early the greatest major champion ing force he once was, the
another player; there wasn’t sent my way,” he added. If Tiger Woods wins his 19th 30s. There was plenty of time this sport has ever had. golfer who always figured
that comfort level for me.” “Being in track is helping major championship, Jack to knock out five more major “Last year was an impor- out a way to win in the final
Among those that me already with good foot- Nicklaus wants to be there to titles, plenty of time to make his tant year,” Nicklaus said, round.
were either interested in work and speed. All I really shake his hand. Put him at the case as the greatest golfer ever. fully aware the 2010’s big- Woods used to be the auto-
Richardson and/or he desired did over the winter is lift head of the line, in fact. Then, it all fell apart gest events were at courses matic favorite at any tourna-
to play for include Bowling weights, so I need to get That said, the Golden Bear for Woods. His marriage that favored Woods’ game. ment he entered.
Green State University and back in shape for running. won’t be all that unhappy if crumbled after revelations Augusta National. Pebble Not anymore.
the University of Toledo in “They run a lot of the Woods comes up short. of numerous extramarital Beach. St. Andrews. All Phil Mickelson is the
the Division I ranks, as well spread offense, so they flex Nicklaus used to say it affairs. His golf game has places where he’s romped to defending Masters champi-
as Division II teams like their tight ends out quite a was a mere formality that yet to find its form as he tries dominating wins. “I knew if on, and he’s coming off an
Findlay and Division III bit. That will be a different Woods would eclipse his to pull off yet another major he won one or two, he would impressive win at Houston.
programs such as Capital look for me. I am sure I will record of 18 major titles. swing change. break the record more eas- He’s the clear-cut choice at
and Mount Union. get their off-season work- No one disagreed, especially Heading into the first ily.” Augusta this week, having
Plus, Urbana offered out program soon but for after Woods hobbled to his major of the year at the Woods is 35 years old — supplanted Woods as the one
him a scholarship, which right now, I’m doing our 14th on one good leg at the Masters, it’s not a surefire in the prime of his career. But everyone else fears around
he could not turn down. track workout and going 2008 U.S. Open. bet that Woods will become he’s no longer the intimidat- this place.
The planned early child- to The Peak almost every
hood education or sports
training major is just in
day to lift in addition to
practice. Waiting
time to join the Knights “Again, my goal is to be
ready to go from the first (Continued from Page 6) strong all over. However, it’s ibility, ratings, exposure and The Jets, Giants and Bears
in just their second season
at the National Collegiate practice this summer and to carry the load. important for the league to such go. are what the doctor ordered in
Athletic Association get playing time early.” You can have Miami, be legitimate in these media Same thing in Major the National Football League.
Orlando and such and it centers — which New York League Baseball; I guaran- That is why it’s surprising
is good for the NBA to be and LA are — as far as cred- tee that Mr. Selig and the that the NFL hasn’t really
powers-that-be are not dis- pushed for a franchise in Los
Roundup appointed that the Yankees,
Mets, Cubs, White Sox, Red
Angeles before now since the
Rams and Oakland/Alameda
(Continued from Page 6) 3,200-meter relay: 1. Tuesday night at Defiance. Lindsay Peters had a pair Sox, Dodgers and Angels are County/Anaheim/Los
Coldwater (Lorton, Kuess,
Col. Grove
3 1 - 12 9 0
02- 223 Muhlenkamp, M. Seas) 8:57. Vittorio hit a home run for of knocks for the host all strong franchises. Angeles/and-wherever-else
WP: Emily Fricke; LP: McKenzie 110-meter hurdles: 1. Bevington the host Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Lady ’Dawgs (1-1, 0-1), Again, not that these teams Raiders left the Coliseum.
Martin. 2B: Katelyn Scott (CG), (P). WBL) and knocked in two who also suffered the pitch- are being helped along the I think there will be one
Marissa Nienberg (O). 3B: Katelyn 100-meter dash: 1. McHenry
Scott (CG), Micah Stechschulte (CO) 12.25. runs, while Belau (2-for-4) ing loss. way by the league but they there soon. They have a pret-
(CG). 1,600-meter run: 1. M. Seas had a double and three RBIs Elida visits Crestview are breathing easier these ty snazzy stadium they want
----- (CO) 5:00. and Cordray a double and tonight. days. They also have pretty to build there.
400-meter relay: 1. Coldwater
Coldwater Tri-meet (C. Siefring, Pax, Buening, two runs batted in. Defiance 1 0 0 6 0 3 - 10 12 0
healthy fan bases and pay- In hockey, Detroit is the
Tuesday’s Results McHenry) 47.67. Elida’s four pitchers Elida 000 000- 0 54 rolls. main hub here in the US and
800-meter relay: 1. Elida WP: Turner; LP: Lindsay Peters
At Coldwater (Quentin Poling, Keaton Greeley, walked seven (1-1). 2B: Spencer (D). 3B: Ryan (D).
I am not an ardent fan of they are perennially strong —
Girls Team Scores: Coldwater Nick Pauff, Austin Etzler) 1:39. Elida (2-4, 0-1) hosts HR: Turner (D). the Cubbies, either, but their it’s not called Hockeytown
87, Parkway 53, Elida 34. 400-meter dash: 1. Quentin Wapakoneta 5 p.m. Friday. ----- fans deserve to finally get for nothing! I don’t know if
3,200-meter relay: 1. Poling (E) 55.52.
Coldwater (Bruns, Kohn, 300-meter hurdles: 1. Bevington Elida 000 000 0-0 02
Kalida baseballers that jinx off their backs. They hockey will ever completely
Kanney, C. Seas) 10:37. (P) 42.35. Defiance 0 0 4 4 0 0 x - 8 12 1 double-up Tigers stick with their team through catch on again in Los Angeles
100-meter hurdles: 1. Rammel 800-meter run: 1. Schlemmer WP: Anthony Kidston; LP: Adam thick and thin. or any of the warm-weather
(CO) 17.91. (P) 2:13. Von Sossan (1-2). 2B: Ramirez (D), KALIDA — Kalida’s base- MLB doesn’t mind a sites in this country but as long
100-meter dash: 1. Bates (P) 200-meter dash: 1. Quentin Cordray (D), Belau (D). HR: Vittorio
14.24. Poling (E) 24.80. ball unit went more than a Minnesota, Tampa Bay or as it is the National Pastime
1,600-meter run: 1. Kohn (CO) 3,200-meter run: 1. M. Seas week between its opener and even a Cincinnati being in in Canada and Detroit, plus
6:12. (CO) 10:32. -----
Tuesday’s home game versus the mix just to keep things in Washington, D.C. these
400-meter relay: 1. Parkway 1,600-meter relay: 1. Coldwater Defiance shuts out
(Samaniego, King, Baker, Bates) (Schwieterman, Staugler, T.
Elida in softball Holgate at Holy Name Field. interesting. After all, you days, it will remain a viable
55.10. Siefring, Lorton) 3:52. The Wildcats didn’t seem
800-meter relay: 1. Coldwater Long jump: 1. Mestemaker
don’t want just the biggies to option in other places like
(Bills, Brown, Niekamp, Rammel) (CO) 19-3. ELIDA — Turner tossed to mind as they handed the do well lest it get boring and Pittsburgh.
1:59. High jump: 1. Mestemaker (CO) a 5-hitter and got plenty of invading Tigers a 6-3 non- fans get turned off, especially Now if they can just get
400-meter dash: 1. C. Seas 6-0.
(CO) 1:06. Discus: 1. Ford (P) 118-11. offense from her Defiance conference loss. these days. the Pirates off the schneid!
300-meter hurdles: 1. Rammel Shot put: 1. Ford (P) 42-11. teammates as the Lady Nick Guisinger led the
(CO) 52.72. Pole vault: 1. T. Siefring (CO) Bulldogs shut out host Elida Wildcats (2-0) on the mound
800-meter run: 1. Bruns (CO) 10-6.
10-0 in Western Buckeye and Logan Recker went yard
2:35. ----
200-meter dash: 1. Bates (P) League softball action to help the offense, which
Defiance whips Elida
29.35. Tuesday night at Dorothy amassed 13 hits.
3,200-meter run: 1. Kanney in WBL baseball
(CO) 12:01. Edwards Field. The Tigers fall to 2-2.
1,600-meter relay: 1. Coldwater DEFIANCE — Defiance Turner (8 strikeouts) Kalida visits Pandora-
(Bruns, Kohn, Niekamp, C. Seas) helped her own cause with
4:39. rode the no-hit pitching of Gilboa 5 p.m. Thursday.
Long jump: 1. King (P) 16-10. Anthony Kidston and three two hits, including a home
High jump: 1. King (P) 5-2. others (totalling 15 strike- run, and knocking in three Holgate 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 3 6 2
Discus: 1. Schmitz (CO) 98-8. Kalida 2 1 0 0 0 3 x - 6 13 2
outs and seven walks) a runs, while Spencer (double,
Shot put: 1. Long (P) 31-2. WP: Nick Guisnger (1-0);
Pole vault: 1. Niekamp (CO) 12-hit offensive attack to an 2 runs batted in), Kroeckel LP: Stouffer. 2B: Keller (H), Paul
9-6. 8-0 whitewash of Western (2 RBIs) and Rodriguez (1 Utendorf (K), Kristopher Osterhage
Boys Team Scores: Coldwater (K). HR: Logan Recker (K).
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German Mutual
elects officers
The German Mutual to serve a three-year term The company, founded
Insurance Company of as Allen representative in 1863 and incorporated
Delphos annual meeting on the Audit Committee. 17 years later, has served
and election was at the Gable has been serving the insurance needs of area
home office located at 112 since 2006. farmers and homeowners
E. Third St, Delphos, on Immediately follow- for 148 years. The seven
March 21. ing the annual meeting, the board members, along with
Steve Warnecke was board met to elect officers Barbara J. Coil, board sec-
appointed to serve as elec- for the upcoming year. Ed retary, continue to direct
tion clerk and Charlie Etzkorn was re-elected to the business of The German
Pohlman as judge. serve as president; Denny Mutual Insurance Company
The results were as fol- Elwer was also re-elected to insure its members against
lows: Ed Etzkorn, Denny to serve as vice-president; loss or damage.
Elwer, Dave Pohlman and Mike Schimmoeller will The officers along with
Mike Schimmoeller were again serve as treasurer; the board of directors pro- Photo submitted
elected to serve as at-large Dave Pohlman, director at vide leadership to the com-
directors for 2011. The
Allen County director’s
large; Rick Hellman, direc-
tor of Putnam County; Steve
pany representing every
policyholder. An interested,
Long time county engineer employee retires
position was on the bal- Ostendorf, Allen County active membership is of Ralph White, a 33-year veteran of the Van Wert County Engineering Department,
lot with Steve Ostendorf director; and Joe Wittler, vital importance to German completed his last day of work on Thursday. White was hired in 1978 by Paul Gardener,
elected to serve a three- Van Wert County director, Mutual and the fact that county engineer at the time. White ended his career as a sign maintenance worker with
the department. White, left, is shown with current County Engineer Kyle Wendel. Along
year term on the board. make up the seven member they are willing to serve is with other parting gifts from fellow employees, and being an avid outdoorsman, White
Joyce Gable was re-elected board. very much appreciated. accepted a crawdad trap from Wendel at the Willshire Sportsman’s Club.

Business plan — Fighting the government can often be a difficult task

roadmap or sidetrack? BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: You recommended
using a lawyer to fight the Social
Security bureaucracy. Why not use
person allowed (we’re over 50) to our
IRA instead of just putting it into another
investment? Our tax adviser says “yes”
your senators? When I had a question and our stockbroker says “no.” My
not withstand the cruelty of
mathematical analysis of their
some years ago, I wrote to my senator.
Within two days I had a telephone call
husband fully funds his IRA through
work. -- Rena, via e-mail
Fort Wayne attorney potential.
In that regard, one essen- from Social Security and a follow up
from the senator’s office. The problem
DEAR RENA: Reading between
the lines, I suspect your tax adviser is
One question I like to ask tial ingredient to a successful
small business owners is how business plan is the use of was quickly resolved. Imagine that! -- investing the money outside of your
much planning they did before assumptions. This is where Gabriel, via e-mail regular stockbroker. Other things being
they went into business. The the assistance of an outside DEAR GABRIEL: Congratulations, equal, I would be in favor of increasing members that would share in their
answers I have advisor can be I am glad your senator came to your aid, the IRA contribution because you can put estate. In other words, does your wife
received are all invaluable. By but that having been observed, you’re the money in the same stocks that your have brothers and sisters? They should
over the board: nature, entre- very fortunate. Most correspondence to stockbroker might be recommending be consulted, although legally it is not
some people preneurs are an your representative will not receive that and move it around with the third-party their call; it’s strictly the parents’ call.
spend consider- optimist lot. But type of prompt attention. When you go requirement. You can have that money I see no problem with the arrangement
able time devel- unrealistic opti- to battle with the federal bureaucracy earning tax-free for the next 15 years or other than you understanding the
oping a business mism in finan- in most cases not having representation more. To me that makes sense. There may additional responsibility that you will be
plan and inves- cial projections can prolong the issue, which seems to be other variables that I am not aware of, undertaking.
tigating a busi- can be the death be interminable process to begin with. and depending on your tax environment, DEAR BRUCE: I have seen a lot
ness opportunity knell for a fledg- I am told that the average application you might want to pay the taxes and put of articles over the years about various
and some people ling enterprise. for disability requires at least two years the money into a Roth IRA, assuming inspections that should be done prior to
just throw them- Many busi- to pursue. If you didn’t pay your taxes, you qualify in terms of income, etc. A buying a home. Could you please tell me
selves into the ness proposals we can assure you it would take far less bunch of variables here, but it sounds to what specific inspections I need to have
fray. cannot survive time to pursue you, go figure. me like each side is protecting their own done? -- Melissa, via e-mail
In my expe- the exercise of
preparing a busi- DEAR BRUCE: I was wondering turf, and that makes me a little nervous. DEAR MELISSA: Buying a home
rience, the time what happens to a time-share when DEAR BRUCE: My in-laws, who are is the largest financial undertaking that
and energy ness plan. Even
Nicholson those that at first blush the owner dies? I agree with you that a in their early 70s, own a mobile home most people will ever make and yet they
spent preparing a
business plan is no indicator seem to make sense, time-share is a burden. I was fortunate about 40 miles away. My wife and I are approach it so incredibly cavalierly.
of ultimate success in busi- fail when the foundation for to rid myself of this burden when my considering seeing if they would like to They take more time picking out a car
ness, which is not to say that the underlying assumptions ex-husband took over ownership to sell it and move into a nice retirement and worrying about car payments, car
preparing a business plan is are challenged. Even a plan our time-share through a transaction community within a mile of our home. insurance, etc. The home should be
not a worthwhile endeavor. that seems to make economic with a North Carolina lawyer when we The amenities are superior, and, as they inspected by a licensed home inspector,
To the contrary, it is gener- sense premised on reasonable divorced. My name was removed from get older, we would be more able to help and if you have any problem with finding
ally an extremely valuable assumptions is still subject to the property. However, I believe in my with their needs. The sale of their coach one, the attorney you are hopefully using
exercise. the risks of the marketplace. ex-husband’s new trust/will that he left would account for about 30 to 40 percent when you are purchasing the home can
The key is to understand At the end of the day, if the time-share to my biological children. toward the price of the new home. My recommend them. They will inspect
the purpose of the exercise. A you are thinking about start- Will they be stuck with this burden or wife and I would get a mortgage to fund everything possible that is available
business plan is just that — a ing a business, you need to can they refuse to take ownership? -- the balance. The monthly Homeowner’s including, not limiting them to, electrical,
plan. It attempts to project the prepare a business plan. In Marilyn, via e-mail Association dues are about the same as the roof, basement leakage, termites and a
future. But the future is rarely doing so, be particularly cog- DEAR MARILYN: You are what they are paying now. We would whole raft of other necessary inquiries.
projected and the plan must nizant of the assumptions absolutely right that a time-share is a structure it so that the property would I throw in the attorney’s recommen-
be subject to change. you use for projected finan- burden and often times difficult to get go to us after they pass. What are your dation because in my opinion, no one
A business plan serves a cial performance — don’t be out from under them. You are fortunate thoughts, and am I missing something? should ever buy a home or any other real
number of purposes. Perhaps unrealistically optimistic or to have bailed out. Your husband can -- D.S., via e-mail estate without being represented by an
the fundamental purpose is a pessimistic. Most important- include the ownership of the time-share DEAR D.S.: The idea of having attorney. So many people say I’ve done
reality check. This is, before ly, understand that a plan rep- in his will, but there is no obligation your in-laws closer has an advantage. it and I have never been hurt. I might
you engage in business, you resents only your best guess whatsoever for them to except that
need to understand how many as to the future and that plan First of all, there might be some tax point out to them that they probably have
widgets and at what price will necessarily change as the legacy. You might ask them to ask their considerations you will have to work with walked through thousands of intersections
you need to sell in order to future unfolds. father to remove that legacy from his here. Whatever amount of money they and never been run down. That doesn’t
make the business successful. As that happens, remem- will; there is no reason why he shouldn’t. put down on the house is in fact a gift to mean they shouldn’t pay attention to the
You might be surprised at the ber to hold on to your seat — In any case, they are no way obligated to you, because you guys are going to get the lights the next time.
number of proposals that can- and enjoy the ride! accept it and if he insists on including mortgage. That could be accomplished,
it be certain that they understand that depending on the numbers, with using the Send your questions to: Smart Money,
they should contacting the executor and $13,000 personal exemption for you and P.O. Box 2095, Elfers, FL 34680.
make it clear to him/her that they will your wife for each of them. Otherwise, if E-mail to:
not accept this part of the legacy. It’s not the numbers are higher, which I doubt, Questions of general interest will be
complicated but it should be done. you have to look into claiming against answered in future columns. Owing to
DEAR BRUCE: Do you think it the lifetime exemption. You didn’t the volume of mail, personal replies
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Gbagbo’s home in Ivory Just your run-of-the-mill royal couple

Coast comes under attack
Could anyone have What woman wouldn’t
missed the big news this want to live that way? Why, Jim Mullen
week? Prince William and it must be a dream come

By RUKMINI tion. But a senior diplomat killed it may galvanize his

Kate Middleton decided to
have two different kinds of
true just to know that every
single day her demeanor, her
who asked not to be named
because he is not authorized
In Europe, Gbagbo’s
wedding cakes after their
nuptials! It’s probably all
posture, her makeup and her
skirt length will be discussed Village
they were talking about in ad infinitum on national and
The Associated Press
to speak to the press said the
overture appeared to be a foil,
spokesman attempted to
spin the attack on the resi- Japan, Libya, Syria, Jordan,
Bahrain and Yemen. Who
international TV by highly
paid “royal watchers.” It
and that Gbagbo was simply dence by Ouattara’s forces
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast playing for time. as a foreign intervention. He wouldn’t be shocked to the must bring a smile to her
— Heavy arms fire rang out Today, French radio RFI claimed it was the French core to hear that the young face just thinking about it. wonder what their typical
today near the home of the broadcast an interview with that was storming the home royal couple would flout Imagine what a thrill it must day is like. Is it like bird
country’s strongman who Gbagbo in which he said he of the former leader, a claim tradition by having two, count be to hear the clicks of a watching? Would I need to
remained holed up in a sub- had won last November’s the French military vigor- ‘em, two wedding cakes; one hundred cameras as you go buy binoculars?
terranean bunker, as forces election and that there was no ously denied. traditional and one made just to a fancy ball, as you meet Wait, what’s this?
backing his rival assaulted question of him leaving. United Nations attack to please Prince William. foreign dignitaries, as you go William has decided not to
the residence to try to force “We are not at the negoti- helicopters helped by French While it makes perfect to your gynecologist, as you wear a wedding band? How
him out, diplomats and wit- ating phase. And my depar- troops bombarded the ruler’s sense that the first-born son open the door to the ladies’ will unsuspecting single
nesses said. ture from where? My depar- arsenal late Monday, acting of a king or queen should room. It must be like living women know that he’s
A spokeswoman for the ture to where?” he said. on a Security Council reso- become the ruler of a country in a fairy tale! already married? The English
government of the coun- Gbagbo refused to accept lution authorizing them to -- after all, what better Of course, being a royal monarchy is sinking into the
try’s democratically elected defeat to Ouattara in last take out his heavy weapons system could there be -- the watcher is pretty much a morass of modernity. Next
president Alassane Ouattara year’s election and took his because they had been used idea that royals should just dream job, too. And unlike we’ll find out that Kate only
said on France-24 television country to the precipice of against the population. The make up their own wedding being a princess, you can be “plans” to have two children
that pro-Ouattara forces had civil war in his bid to preserve international forces have not rules willy-nilly is absolutely overweight and most days and that she wants to keep
entered the gates of Laurent power. His security forces been involved in the ground crazy. Once you start down wear sweatpants while you her own name and work until
Gbagbo’s residence. are accused of using cannons, attack today on the residence, that road, where will it do your job and no one will she’s eight and a half months
“At the current moment mortars and machine guns to said diplomats and French stop? say a word about it, whereas pregnant. She’ll tell the royal
they have not yet captured mow down opponents in the military spokesman Thierry What will they do next? Kate will be expected to be kitchen that William is on a
Gbagbo but it will happen four months since Ouattara Burkhard. Write their own vows? Decide camera-ready from the time dairy-free diet and that from
soon,” Affoussy Bamba said was declared the winner of “France will be held to get married barefoot? she steps out of her bedroom now on, she will pick his
by telephone from Abidjan. the contested vote. responsible for the death of Have a shaman officiate the until the time she goes to ties.
“They opened the gates and But analysts say Ouattara President Gbagbo, his wife ceremony? What is the point sleep at night. They will Of course, the royal
noted that the residence is is acutely aware that while and family members and all of having royalty if they’re know if she ever wears the couple weren’t the only
surrounded by heavy weap- he won last year’s election those who are inside the resi- going to go all modern on same dress twice, and they news this week. There was
onry,” she said. “Now the with 54 percent of the vote, dence, which is being bom- us and start doing things we will lambaste her for it. After something about radiation
objective is to capture him.” Gbagbo received 46 percent barded by the French army,” commoners do? Why can’t a few months of wearing from Japan, a revolt in Libya
Gbagbo had appeared to — representing nearly half the Gbagbo’s Paris-based adviser Kate be happy just to know new and expensive outfits and high unemployment here
be on the point of surren- electorate. A diplomat who Toussaint Alain said. He that from now until the end of every day, they’ll accuse at home. Let’s hope it doesn’t
der on Tuesday, sending an speaks to Ouattara frequently added that “there is a real her life, her slightest gesture, her of being the new Marie spoil the royal wedding.
emissary to meet with foreign said that the leader is aware danger” that Gbagbo and the her every haircut, her private Antoinette. How much gosh-
ambassadors in order to nego- of the danger involved at this others could be killed in the phone calls, every outfit darn fun can a girl have? Jim Mullen is the author
tiate the terms of his resigna- stage, because if Gbagbo is operation. she wears, every public and How lucky can you get? of “It Takes a Village Idiot:
private statement she makes I’m not quite clear on how Complicating the Simple
Ecuador expels US ambassador and every leaked email she
sends for the rest of her life
will be examined under the
you get to become a royal
watcher. Is that a college
course? Do you need to get a
Life” and “Baby’s First
Tattoo.” You can reach him

in WikiLeaks flap microscope of the world

press like goat entrails at a
Roman religious ceremony.
Ph.D in it, or will a Master’s
do? Do you have to pass a
test or get board-certified? I
Copyright 2011, United
Feature Syndicate, Inc.
By GONZALO SOLANO officer.” ambassador,” Ecuador’s
The Associated Press “I think this is part of Washington embassy said in
Amabassador Hodges that a statement.
QUITO, Ecuador — has never wanted our govern- Hodges issued a state- Check us out online:
Ecuador said Tuesday it is ment,” Correa said. ment saying the order “left
expelling the U.S. ambassa- The State Department me saddened tremendously,
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Woman haunted Tomorrow’s HI AND LOIS

by abuse By Bernice Bede Osol
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Exciting hopes unrelated to your

Dear Annie: I need to talk -- Just Wanted To Share past interests might be awakened in
to someone. No one knows Dear Share: Ask your the year ahead, helping you achieve
more growth than you’ve ever had
about this -- not even my husband if you can accom- in your life. Follow your instincts
husband of 19 years. pany him to his next doc- when they bid you to do something
I am now 40, and when tor’s appointment so you can different.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) --
I was a young girl, I was discuss this and see about You might want to keep your options
molested for a period of time changes to his medication. open, because some unexpected but
by a hired man on the farm The doctor might also give good news is on its way to you. Its
message will give you a clear idea the
my dad owned. He said if I your husband suggestions
best path to follow.
ever told anyone, he would for making your physical TAURUS (April 20-May 20) --
hurt me, and I believed him. relationship closer. You also Take the time to analyze your present
I never went to my parents. should try talking openly and circumstances from every angle.
I was also raped my second lovingly with your husband, Once you do, you might change your
mind and go off in a totally different
year in college by a fellow explaining that affection, direction from what you originally
classmate. He was even without sex, intended.
convicted, and can improve your GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
-- Your friends will notice your
my family knows relationship and pronounced leadership abilities, and
about that, as does make both of you they will automatically look to you
my husband. But happier. to take charge of what’s at hand. Be
for some reason, I Dear Annie: prepared.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- If
couldn’t tell any- I read the letter there is something you had loaned out
one about the ear- from “Forgotten a while back that hasn’t been returned BEETLE BAILEY
lier molestation. I in California,” the yet, don’t let it slide. Asking for what
is justifiably yours is your right.
was still afraid this events coordinator LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Unique
man was going to who collects money benefits could come your way through
hurt me. for cards and cakes two different contacts that you have in
Lately, I have for office birthdays, distant places. If you haven’t heard
from them lately, touch base to see
been having night- Annie’s Mailbox but hers is neglect- what they’re up to.
mares about it and ed. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
don’t know why. The guilt, I, for one, do not like hav- -- Know that anything realistic that
you desire strongly enough can be
pain and anger are eating ing my birthday recognized. achieved if you do something about it.
me up inside. I don’t attend I am a private person and Check out all of your sources that can
church, so I cannot speak to would rather not be the center help bring your desires about.
a pastor. And I have no close of attention on my birthday. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Get
in sync with your mate or partner if he
friends nearby who I would To me, it’s just another day. or she has something enterprising in
feel comfortable confiding Additionally, I do not like mind. It may only be doable if each of
in. Besides, how do you bring being hit up for money to buy you puts forth equal effort.
up something like this? other people cakes and gifts SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) --
Look for a new channel to open up
Please help me. Should at the office. When I kindly for you, one that could provide you
I tell my parents now? I’m communicate this to my co- with additional income. However,
afraid of saying anything workers, they give me a look don’t expect something for nothing;
be prepared to work for it.
to them or to my husband as if I just committed a mur- SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec.
because it would be terri- der. I wish people would be 21) -- Even if it requires a last-minute
bly hurtful. Why is this hap- more understanding. -- Leave adjustment in your social plans, be
pening now? -- A Horrible Me Alone in Omaha sure to include an old pal who just hit
town. Something extremely fortunate
Secret Dear Omaha: You are will come out of it.
Dear Secret: Sometimes certainly not the only reader CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
these things surface when who feels this way, but unfor- 19) -- Don’t fail to oversee any work
or repairs, even if a professional is
you are under stress, or in tunately, not everyone in an doing the job. There’s a good chance a
your case, you may have office will find it friendly. misunderstanding can occur.
some form of post-traumatic AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) --
stress disorder because you Annie’s Mailbox is written When involved in a fun, competitive
activity with friends, play to win, but
never dealt with the earlier by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy whether you meet with victory or
abuse. Confiding in your hus- Sugar, longtime editors of the defeat, be gracious. In either case, it
band could provide much- Ann Landers column. Please will help your image tremendously.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) --
needed emotional support, e-mail your questions to Opportunities of a financial nature are
but since this is so difficult, stirring about you; one windfall might
for you, we recommend you or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, even come from a family source.
contact RAINN ( c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 Don’t yawn when old Uncle Elmer
talks about a big possibility.
at 1-800-656-HOPE. Their W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700,
trained counselors will help Los Angeles, CA 90045. Copyright 2011, United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
you work through this.
Dear Annie: My husband
and I have been married for
30 years. We had a wonder-
ful sex life until the past five BORN LOSER
years. Between the medica-
tion for his high blood pres-
sure and the pain of two her-
nias, his interest in me has
gone right out the window.
I crave some sort of affec-
tion. I tried letting him know
we can have some closeness
without these problems get-
ting in the way, but he just
rolls over and goes to sleep.
My husband cannot take
drugs for erectile dysfunc-
tion. He also cannot take time FRANK & ERNEST
off of work to have hernia
surgery. His job might not
be waiting for him when he
returns. Maybe he’ll do it
when he retires.
I will unhappily live with
my problem, but if other men
see themselves in this letter,
I hope they will think about
their wives once in a while.

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Schools face cliff as education money dries up

By SEAN CAVANAGH and evaporation of federal stimulus money will Department of Elementary and Secondary requires assurances that the state won’t cut
HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH mean a net decrease of 5 percent to 6 percent Education. its own education spending in response to
Education Week and Associated Press below current levels, said David Varda, the Wyoming, a state insulated from much of the federal money, and Texas has taken that
executive director of the Ohio Association of the recent economic pain by its strong energy requirement to federal court.
As lawmakers around the country debate School Business Officials. industry, is actually planning to return $10 The state faces an estimated $27 bil-
their states’ budgets, they’re staring over the Of about $100 billion in total education- million of the $82 million in stabilization lion, two-year budget shortfall that could
edge of a massive fiscal cliff — the point focused stimulus aid, about $79 billion was money, said Jeanne Norman of the state’s cost as many as 65,000 school employees
where about $100 billion in federal stimulus devoted to K-12 programs. The biggest chunk Office of State Lands and Investments. their jobs, the Texas Association of School
money for education will run out. went to help states restore school programs A few Wyoming districts have used stimu- Administrators estimates.
The end of that money will compound cut because of the recession. Smaller portions lus money to pay for teaching jobs, but more States that have received education jobs
states’ severe budget woes and likely lead to went to special education programs and fed- of them have spent it on computer software, money appear to be on very different sched-
thousands of layoffs and the elimination of eral Title I programs for poor children. student programs, and building maintenance. ules for spending it — which by law they can
popular school programs around the country. The stimulus money also paid for com- Idaho’s stimulus funding saved jobs and do this academic year or next.
The bulk of the money, part of $814 bil- petitive programs aimed at fueling innovative restored work days that school employees Missouri has not yet spent any of its $190
lion provided under the American Recovery reforms, most notably the $4.35 billion Race were going to take off through furloughs, said million share but is counting on it to make up
and Reinvestment Act passed in 2009, went to the Top program. Melissa McGrath, a spokeswoman for the for shrunken state revenues and the stimulus
to save the jobs of teachers and other school But the vast majority of the money was state Education Department. But districts also gap, as is New Jersey, which saved its share
employees, as state and local revenue dried designed to save jobs. The U.S. Department bought classroom materials, computer soft- to cover the coming academic year.
up during the prolonged economic downturn. of Education has estimated that the stimulus ware and remediation services for students, In Idaho, 50 of the 115 school districts
Lawmakers in many states drew criticism for funds saved some 368,000 school-related jobs which will help in the post-stimulus era, she have drawn down a combined $5 million
making deep cuts in state education spend- during the 2009-10 school year. said. of the state’s $51.6 million allotment. State
ing and replacing the money with stimulus Education is “a worker-intensive busi- Nearly every state will use the $10 bil- officials have proposed K-12 budget cuts
dollars, thus avoiding cuts elsewhere in their ness,” Griffith said. “If you’re cutting posi- lion Education Jobs Fund approved last year for next year, so the remaining money is
budgets. tions, you’re cutting programs.” to make up for the loss of stimulus money. expected to help make up some of the loss.
States are required to have spent most of In Tennessee, districts used the federal One exception is South Carolina, which did Massachusetts’ school districts so far have
their education stimulus money by September, money in part to add employees, particu- not receive its $140 million share because of spent about half the state’s $204 million jobs
and most will burn through it by the end of the larly instructional and curricular coaches, said large cuts the state made to higher education, money.
current academic year, budget officials say. Amanda Anderson, a spokeswoman for the which violated the law’s requirement to main- Iowa will receive $97 million through the
And while state economies are showing state Department of Education. tain spending in that area. federal Education Jobs Fund. But that’s small
signs of life, tax revenue is not increasing fast Massachusetts strongly encouraged dis- Texas has seen a much larger chunk of compared to the stimulus money that saved
enough to make up the loss. tricts to use at least 50 percent of their Title I jobs aid, $830 million, blocked because state an estimated 3,500 jobs, said Jeff Berger,
In Ohio, Gov. John Kasich has proposed money on “strategic investments” that would officials have not been able to promise they the chief financial officer and government-
increasing state aid for schools by 1 percent to leave long-term benefits for students, said would meet congressional rules for maintain- relations coordinator for the state Education
2 percent for each of the next two years. The J.C. Considine, a spokesman for the state ing future K-12 spending. The 2010 stimulus Department.

Missing hooker not among victims

Associated Press
Mine blast victims honored in W.Va.
By TIM HUBER West Virginia University set up a Faces of the Mine web site
OAK BEACH, N.Y. — Detectives searching for a missing Associated Press that offered profiles of the miners and planned live streaming
New Jersey prostitute have uncovered the remains of eight pos- video of the evening service from a gym at the Whitesville
sible victims of a serial killer along a remote New York beach CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Family members wept and Elementary School in the state’s southern coalfields.
highway, but said Tuesday that none is the woman they have been church bells pealed across West Virginia for 29 fallen coal “Ultimately I’m one of those who believes that it never
looking for. miners on the first anniversary of the powerful explosion that really does go away, the pain,” Sen. Jay Rockefeller said. “In
“I’m just shocked,” Sherre Gilbert said in a brief telephone tore apart the Upper Big Branch Mine. some ways, maybe it shouldn’t because it is a form of love and
interview after learning from Suffolk County detectives that her Massey Energy Co., owner of the vast underground mine obligation to those who are affected.”
sister, Shannan Gilbert, was not among the eight bodies found where the men died in the worst coalfield disaster since 1970, President Barack Obama said in a statement that his admin-
along Ocean Parkway on Long Island in recent months. “I am still halted production at underground mines in West Virginia, istration is working to bring those responsible to justice and
hoping for the best outcome.” Virginia and Kentucky. Families and friends of the victims, prevent a similar tragedy from occurring again.
Shannan Gilbert, 24, who worked as an escort, was last seen other miners and politicians gathered for a series of memorial “The Justice Department’s investigation into the mine own-
last spring in Oak Beach, near where the latest remains were dis- ceremonies and events that continued from early morning into er’s practices in West Virginia has led, so far, to two criminal
covered, after apparently meeting a client she had booked through the night. indictments,” Obama said. “We know we can also improve
Craigslist. The bodies of four other prostitutes, all of whom “These 29 brave men. The pain that they have suffered our mine safety laws to better provide for the safety of the men
advertised their services on Craigslist and were in their 20s, were and what you have suffered reminded me of the work that has and women who work in America’s mines.”
found along the same highway by police searching for Gilbert in yet to be done,” Labor Secretary Hilda Solis told more than Two miners survived the blast at Upper Big Branch, a
December. 120 relatives gathered at a private memorial service for the complex of miles of underground mine workings in an area of
A fifth body was located last week about a mile from where the families in Whitesville. “Safety should never be sacrificed and Appalachia about 50 miles south of Charleston.
first four were found and police on Monday said they uncovered these deaths should not have been.” The day began with acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin laying
the remains of three more people. Police have not identified any The families — more than 120 fathers, mothers, siblings a wreath of yellow roses adorned with a black ribbon at a
of the most recent victims and have not definitively linked them
to the remains found in December. and children — crowded the Whitesville Elementary gym to memorial to the state’s coal miners on the Capitol grounds.
Detectives suspect a serial killer but so far have no suspects. remember and pray for the miners. Alongside the wreath was a child’s hand-drawn card depicting
The four dead prostitutes were found amid a 4-foot-tall Most wore shirts commemorating lost relatives or miner’s a cross, shovel and pick, and a plea for God to bless the fallen
tangle of sea grass punctuated by scrubby pine trees. Authorities clothes bearing their distinctive reflective safety stripes. men. Attached was a gift, a plastic cube containing a tiny yel-
have identified them as Amber Lynn Costello, 27, originally of “On this anniversary, we celebrate them. We celebrate low toy backhoe.
Wilmington, N.C.; Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, Maine; these courageous miners. We remember them, each of them as Later in the day, at First Christian Church in Beckley,
Maureen Brainard-Barnes, 28, of Norwich, Conn.; and Melissa individuals,” Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va. said. “I know many candles were wrapped with the reflective orange striping that
Barthelemy, 24, of Buffalo, N.Y. of them through you.” miners wear underground on their navy blue work clothes.
Although officers have searched the area several times since The Whitesville service was a somber, formal affair with Tiny lapel ribbons in the same orange and silver were handed
December, they intensified a search of the 7.5-mile area on speeches by Solis, acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the out to about 150 people who gathered for a brief service with
Monday. After searching almost exclusively on the north side of state’s congressional delegation behind 29 miners’ helmets prayers and song, but no speeches. Nearly all wore either a
Ocean Parkway, which leads to the popular Jones Beach, police with their cap lamps lit and photos of the victims. Students at miner’s shirt or jacket, or a ball cap bearing the number 29.
academy cadets, K-9 units and other investigators moved to the
south side of the roadway on Tuesday, searching a wide swath of
sandy beach down to the ocean.
Storms pound South, 9 killed Fire thought linked to steel theft
The north side of the highway has proved a challenging search By GREG BLUESTEIN By SUE MAJOR HOLMES
for investigators, who have had to contend with a thicket of Associated Press Associated Press
underbrush and evergreens, peppered with a variety of trash, from
helium balloons to car tires to beer cans and bottles. JACKSON, Ga. — An enormous tree limb that crashed ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 2,700-acre fire in central
Although police were able to quickly rule out Gilbert as a vic- through a Georgia family’s bedroom killed a father and the New Mexico was caused by sparks from a hand-held metal
tim because of forensic evidence they had on file in her case, iden- young son he was holding in his arms Tuesday as a fast-moving grinder that ignited grass and weeds, authorities said Tuesday.
tifying the four recently found bodies could take weeks or longer, storm system pounded the South with tornadoes, hail and spec- State Forestry Division officials were looking for a person
officials have said. The New York City medical examiner’s office tacular lightning. At least nine people were killed around the or persons they believe stripped steel parts from a bulldozer, an
is assisting Suffolk County officials with their investigation. region, including several who died on roads made treacherous act that led to the fire near the Sevilleta Wildlife Refuge.
Gilbert had arranged to meet a client in Oak Beach last May. by downed trees and power lines. Authorities found parts of the machine missing and hand
A resident of the gated seaside enclave told The Associated Press Paramedics found the 4-year-old boy, Alix Bonhomme III, tools left at the scene, forestry spokesman Dan Ware said.
on Tuesday that a woman believed to be Gilbert came to his door wrapped in the arms of his father, Alix Bonhomme Jr., in a sight They believe that whoever was using the tools left the area
around 4:45 a.m. on May 1, pleading for help. so wrenching that even grizzled rescuers wept. Miraculously, a quickly once they realized a fire had started.
Gus Coletti said that when he attempted to call police, she fled. younger son in the bedroom wasn’t hurt, nor was Bonhomme’s The fire that broke out Saturday afternoon led to the evacu-
He said he suspected the woman may have been intoxicated or fiancie, Marcie Moorer, who was sleeping in another room. ation of about 50 people from the New Mexico Boys Ranch.
high on drugs. Moorer, who was still in pajamas hours later, said she Fire officials have lifted that evacuation and a second evacu-
Pro-life group focuses on NYC still couldn’t fathom what happened when the storm rumbled
through Jackson, a town about 45 miles south of Atlanta. Her
ation in southern New Mexico that forced people from their
homes and the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino.
By CRISTIAN SALAZAR 3-year-old son Iysic rode his tricycle around a relative’s front Evidence suggests the stripping activity started several other small
Associated Press yard as she looked on. fires that were put out with a shovel before the larger fire escaped.
“I’m still in shock. It hasn’t hit me yet,” said a bleary-eyed The fire was listed as 50 percent contained Tuesday.
NEW YORK — Ciara Guernon was in a troubled relationship Moorer, who was planning to marry Bonhomme in July. Boys Ranch residents were allowed to return at noon
and working three jobs when she learned she was pregnant. The Later in the day, she added: “I’m just happy I have Iysic. Tuesday. Most of the ranch’s 25 young people went to their
22-year-old began calling people to see if they would lend her money That’s all I can think about.” families or stayed with a counselor at a motel. About 18 staff
for an abortion. “I didn’t think I’d be a good mom,” she said. The storms were part of a system that cut a wide swath from members and their children also left the ranch along the Rio
Guernon ultimately decided to have the baby after a visit to the the Mississippi River across the Southeast to Georgia and the Grande near Belen, about 60 miles south of Albuquerque.
pro-life EMC Frontline Pregnancy Center in Brooklyn, where she Carolinas on Monday and early Tuesday. Drivers dodged debris Crews were working on the flanks of the blaze as vegeta-
was shown her sonogram. during the morning commute in Atlanta, where one person was tion inside the fire lines continued to smolder, fire information
The center, where young women and couples are directed to a killed when a tree fell on his car. Georgia officials estimated the officer Vicky Fox said. No structures burned, she said.
room decorated with pictures of mothers to watch videos on prenatal damage at $32 million but that it would likely climb. Barricades were lifted Monday from neighborhoods evacuated
development and abortion, is among a small number of pregnancy The National Weather Service had confirmed at least eight in the Ruidoso Downs area of southern New Mexico. Residents
service organizations accused by abortion rights groups and city of the nearly two-dozen possible tornadoes it was investigating had been forced out Sunday by a wildfire that officials said burned
officials of misleading women about their reproductive health options in several states, though the damage in Jackson was blamed on five homes and seven outbuildings, damaged two other homes
and disguising themselves as medical clinics. 60 mph winds that weren’t part of a twister. The system that and two outbuildings and burned numerous vehicles.
The debate between the centers and the city has renewed focus on also knocked out power to hundreds of thousands had moved That fire, which has burned more than 10,000 acres, was 20
the New York City’s abortion rate, at 41 percent among the highest over the Atlantic Ocean by late morning. Crews were restoring percent contained Tuesday.
in the country. power to many.
EMC Frontline Pregnancy Centers promotes itself as “Fighting In Augusta, Ga., a practice round for the Masters golf tour-
for life in NYC — the abortion capital of America.” nament was delayed by 45 minutes while workers cleaned up
Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a law last month that mandates debris. One of Augusta National Golf Club’s famed magnolia
all pregnancy centers disclose what services they offer, including trees was destroyed by the storm.
whether they have licensed medical staff and what they do to protect In rural south Georgia, authorities said 45-year-old Answers to Tuesday’s questions:
the privacy of clients. Abortion rights groups have backed the law. Christopher McNair was found dead under debris after a The currency in both Costa Rica and El Salvador,
Several of the centers have filed lawsuits to try to stop the law from mobile home in Dodge County was ripped from its foundation called the colon, is in honor of Christopher Columbus. His
going into effect, arguing it tramples on their free speech rights. by a tornado. Authorities say his body was thrown about 100 name in Spanish is Cristobel Colon.
Often funded through donations and by charitable organizations yards from the trailer, and three other people in the structure Pugmarks are tracks or footprints left by animals.
and run by anti-abortion volunteers, the centers set up shop near clin- were injured. Today’s questions:
ics that provide abortions, sometimes even in the same building. A relative, Ricky McNair, described a desperate search for What controversial major league ballplayer was fined
A few hold rallies outside abortion providers’ clinics while trying the man in an interview with WMAZ-TV. for playing an inning wearing a battered old baseball cap
to divert women to their offices. Some advertise in newspapers and “Oh my God, I was hollering at the top of my voice, hoping that once had belonged to Babe Ruth?
on subways with the promise of “abortion alternatives.” They provide that he could hear me and hoping that I could hear him answer What Hollywood heartthrob once co-owned a film
free pregnancy tests, counseling and sonograms. Their objective is to me,” McNair said, choking back tears. “And when I found him, company called Section Eight Productions?
persuade women to carry their pregnancies to term. I just, I just broke down.” Answers in Thursday’s Herald.
Chris Slattery, who founded the chain of EMC Frontline Pregnancy An unidentified Irwin County man was killed when a tree Today’s words:
Centers in 1985, said abortion-rights groups were ganging up on struck his home, according to emergency officials. And 56-year- Parviscient: uninformed
organizations like his with the support of government officials. old Ronnie Taylor, a Colquitt County road worker, was killed Yesterfang: what was taken yesterday or some time
“In a lot of other states, there is mandatory counseling, mandatory when he struck a large oak tree in the middle of the road as he ago
waiting periods,” he said. “We are a substitute for those laws that was driving to work early Tuesday. Today’s joke:
don’t exist in New York.” Memphis fire officials said an 87-year-old man found dead Two husbands were discussing their married lives.
The city’s abortion rate has for years hovered around twice the in his home Monday was electrocuted by a downed power line. Although happily married, they admitted that there
national average, according to researchers and statistics from the were arguments sometimes. Then Chad said, “I’ve
In southern Mississippi, a 21-year-old man was killed when his made one great discovery. I know how to always have
city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. car struck a tree that had fallen across a road, Copiah County the last word.”
In New York, 41 percent of the more than 225,000 pregnancies coroner Ellis Stuart said. “Wow!” said Sherman, “How did you manage
in 2009 ended in abortions, said the city’s Department of Health and The Georgia Department of Corrections said Robert Kincaid that?”
Mental Hygiene. The national average for abortions is 22 percent, Jr., a state inmate being housed in the Colquitt County Prison, “It’s easy,” replied Chad. “My last word is always
according to the Guttmacher Institute, which studies sexual and was killed Tuesday morning during storm cleanup when a tree ‘Yes, Dear’.”
reproductive health and is cited by both sides in the abortion debate. fell on him.

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