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Big choice, bigger rewards
Choosing to be a role model for Big BrothersBig Sisters
By NANCY KLINE
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What stands out about Putnam County? This question was asked of me recently. I had to stop to think. A lot of things came to mind. I though of the outstanding architecture in Putnam County. This includes churches, some over 100 years old, some fairly new, a fantastic court house, beautiful homes and downtown businesses with designs to enjoy. Then I thought of the Putnam County schools. I wasn’t thinking of the buildings, many new. I was thinking of the high quality education that happens in the inside often resulting in top test scores. Business and industry came to mind. With a population of around 34,000, this county still produces worldrenown products including farm equipment, trailers and even sassafras tea. Many of the businesses were started with an idea of one person. Then as they grew, the companies were able to find local employees that could produce quality products. We have a wide variety of sports programs that have teams that go on to state championships. Then I thought of our recreation. Stop in most any Putnam County community and you can find a park with ball parks and playgrounds. Many of these ball parks and playgrounds were built by volunteers. We have five communities that feature murals painted on the sides of buildings for everyone to enjoy. We have a district library with branches in seven other communities. Do you get the picture? I was having a hard time figuring out what one thing stood out about this county? Then it hit me. It’s the people. It is the people in this county who are willing to take a chance on a new business, practice to be good on a team, or take the time to volunteer to build a park, coach a team, or support a program. It is the parents, teachers and administrators who care about the education of our children and who take the time to coach a team. This is what stands out in our county. So how do you picture that?
OTTAWA — Kurt Recker, Glandorf, chose to be a Big Brother because he wanted to give back to the community. Bob Hashbarger signed on to be a Big Brother because he knew younger children needed role models. He is now on his third match. Sam Beining, Ottoville, heard about the school-based program and thought it would be nice to be a positive influence on a younger student. All three volunteers were busy bowling on Saturday as they took part in the Putnam County Big Brothers-Big Sisters Bowlathon at Ottawa Highland Lanes. Melissa Weaver, the coordinator for the Putnam County Big Brothers-Big Sisters School-based program said they have 57 matches of high school students and elementary students in Ottoville and Fort Jennings. “Columbus Grove was also involved last year, but this year they felt they couldn’t because of all the school construction,” Weaver said. Weaver is involved weekly at the schools with the school-based program. “The high school students will meet with an elementary student at lunch time or during a free time,” Weaver said. She often has organized activities for the students such as board games. “Everything is done on the school premises with this program,” Weaver explained. “I enjoy the board games and card games we get to do together,” said Beining. Classmate April Horstman said she had an opportunity to work with her match on writing a story together. “It was a lot of fun.” “After awhile they open up to you and start talking,” said Eric Wannemacher, also a senior at Ottoville High School. “It’s a nice feeling to see the excitement in my match’s face when it’s time for us to get together.” April agreed. “My match always runs up and gives me a hug.” John Neville, executive director of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Ohio, said being in the program is also a good influence on the high school students. “I had one student tell me he likes being a role model,” Neville said. “He said he thinks more now before doing anything because he knows he is setting an example,” Mandy Mellot oversees the communitybased matches in Putnam County. There
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Kurt Recker (l), of Glandorf, and Brayden Wilson, of Fort Jennings, pose for picture at Highland Lanes in Ottawa. They enjoy the time they spend together as a big brother-little brother in the Putnam County Big Brothers/Sisters program.
Sam Beining (l), April Horstman and Eric Wannemacher, all seniors at Ottoville High School, enjoy the time they spend as big brothers and big sister to elementary students at Ottoville Elementary with the Putnam County Big Brothers/Sisters program. when Brayden is playing. “I like basketball, soccer and baseball,” Brayden said. “It’s just nice to hang out together,” he said of the program. Recker said he would encourage others to sign up as volunteers. “It’s part of giving back and it’s a good time,” he said. Robert and Denise Wakefield, Columbus Grove, have had children enrolled in the program. “It’s a great program,” Denise said. “At the time my son was in the program he liked sports and needed someone that shared that interest.” She said her son’s Big Brother took him to sporting events or sometimes would just take a walk with her son. “It gives them someone else to talk to,” Robert said. “That’s important for a child. To have someone who will just take the time to be there and listen.” Hashbarger said he has been in the program 14 years. “It keeps me young,” he said. “It’s rewarding.” Hashbarger said being involved in the Big Brothers-Big Sisters program is not a big time involvement. “You make the time you need,” he said. “The kids appreciate it and so do the parents.”
Brayden WIlson used some special moves to win the dance competition during last Saturday’s Putnam County Big Brothers/ Sisters Bowlathon at Highland Lanes in Ottawa. are currently 11 community-based matches in the county. These matches involve adults meeting with a child a few times a month. Recker said he and Brayden do different things when they are out together. “We’ve gone to Chuck E Cheese or bowling as our time together,” Recker said. He also enjoys going to the sporting events
TWO QUESTIONS FOR Jennifer Schmidt, chemical dependency counselor with Pathways
Jennifer Schmidt Chemical dependency counselor with Pathways
What are some of the chemical dependencies seen in Putnam County students?
A Pride survey taken in 2010 showed that 28.1 of twelfth graders had smoked within the prior year of the survey. This number was down from 2006 when the survey found 38 percent had an annual use of cigarettes. We’re seeing an increase in the monthly use of Meth, Oxycontin, ecstasy,and steroids although the numbers here are still low.
Why do they make the legal drinking age 21?
Studies have found when you drink at a younger age it increases your chances of becoming an alcoholic. Children drinking at age 13 have a 44 percent chance of becoming an alcoholic. These chances drop each year. At age 21 it levels out to the national average of 10 percent.
February 8 - 14, 2012
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Putnam County Fair Secretary Peg Kruse shows the three plaques the Putnam County Agricultural Society received at the Ohio Fair Managers Convention.
Ag Society wins three awards at Fair Managers Convention
The Putnam County Agriculture Society won three awards at the 2012 OFMA (Ohio Fair Managers) Convention in Columbus on Jan. 8. The three awards included: 1st for Small Fair Premium Book Cover, 1st Place for Small Fair Newspaper Flyer and 1st Place for Small Fair Television Ad. Fair board members President Don Verhoff and Marge Knueven, worked in conjunction with Katie Schnipke from Schnipke Photography, to design the Fair Premium Cover. This cover design was then used as part of the newspaper flyer put out by the Agriculture Society. The television ad was designed by Verhoff, Knuven, and Peg Kruse, Putnam County Fair Secretary along with WLIO marketing consultant Angie Gable. Kruse said the 2012 Putnam County Fair is June 18 to June 23. Plans for this year’s fair already include the Elephyant encounter,a Putnam County Talent Night featuring six local talents and the Jungle Island Zoo. “We also plan to have bigger and better fireworks for this year’s fair,” Kruse said. Three bands that will perform in the Entertainment tent will include Becca Bradley on Friday, the Polly Mae Band on Thursday and Nashville Crush on Saturday. Polly Mae, formerly known as Harmony, is a duet consisting of two sisters, Jodi and Dale
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Ottawa native serving the blind
Founds LODESTAR: Guiding Angels for the Blind to match children with guide dogs
By BECKY LEADER
Putnam Voice Correspondant
Melissa Weaver’s life has gone to the dogs — but in a very good way! When Weaver, formerly from Ottawa, graduated from Olivet College in 2005 with dual degrees in psychology and zoology, her goal was to work with both children and animals. In order to pursue her passion, she entered the apprentice program at Leader Dogs for the Blind in Michigan, where she was certified as a guide dog mobility instructor and trainer. She then was hired at The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in Southampton, England. While in England, Weaver noted a major difference between the two programs; in Michigan, the guide dogs stayed in kennels during the time they were trained, while in the UK, the dogs were housed in foster homes. Weaver observed the UK dogs were calmer and had more opportunities for socialization skills in a home setting. When Weaver completed the Guide Dogs program, she returned to the States in 2009, looking for a purpose. A mentor suggested she start her own organization that focused on younger children, as all other guide dog programs in the United States were geared toward youth ages 16 and older. Through research, Weaver discovered in Ohio alone, there are over 1,000 legally blind children between the ages of six to 21 years. “This number is one that is reported by public schools,” she explained. Weaver founded LODESTAR: Guiding Angels for the Blind, in April 2010. The non-profit program focuses on matching guide dogs with children ages 10-17, free of charge; it is the first program of its kind in the United States. LODESTAR’s approach is to promote
Malissa Weaver, President of LODESTAR: Guiding Angels for the Blind, and Parker, her current dog-intraining. Weaver founded the nonprofit in April 2010 and focuses on matching guide dogs with children ages 10-17, free of charge; it is the first program of its kind in the United States.
BECKY LEADER • Putnam Voice
Dangers of Sexting, Cyberbullying and Social Media offered
PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County Educational Service Center and Community Partners will offer a daytime four hour training and evening 2-hour training on the dangers of Sexting, Cyberbullying and Social Media free of charge. The four hour training is Wednesday, Feb. 22,The training will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on is hosting two presentations by the Ohio Crime Prevention Association entitled “Sexting, Cyberbullying, & Social Media” via their Safe Schools Healthy Students initiative. Both sessions will be held Feb. 22 with the first for those in public service positions such as law enforcement, educational professionals and clergy being held 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and the second session for the general public being 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. The four-hour session is for law enforcement, school officials, social service agencies and public safety personnel. The two-hour session is for middle and high school students, college students, civic organizations, community volunteers and senior citizens. The presentation covers potential dangers that now occur with the growing use of social media and how to recognize and respond appropriately to these behaviors. A manual and CD with six PowerPoint presentations will be offered along with a certificate of completion and a Local Professional Development Certficate. For further information or to register, contact the curriculum administrative assistant Debra Schroeder at email@example.com.
independence, confidence, selfesteem and positive social support for children who are determined to be legally blind, through the use of guide dogs. Not only did Weaver design a program to work with children, their families, and the guide dogs, she also had to learn the aspects of running a business. It costs approximately $15,000 to place one guide dog with a child. LODESTAR’s funding sources are primarily from private donations and fund-raisers. Weaver gives much credit to the LODESTAR Board for assisting with the business aspects of her program. Weaver chooses dogs that are one to two years old and are rescues or have come from shelters. Training a guide dog takes approximately eight months. Weaver trains the dog herself; she does not utilize volunteers due to the nature of the process Weaver described that a dog progresses through different training stages. Parker, her current trainee that is a Newfoundland/Lab mix, is learning to wear a harness while stopping at curbs and not chasing after squirrels. Weaver explained she eventually takes the dog on a
‘blind walk,’ when she blindfolds herself and relies completely on the dog to guide her. “I have gotten pretty banged up during the blind walks,” Weaver smiled (she does have someone follow her, for safety reasons). A final blind walk is conducted when the dog is ready to be placed with a child. Last year, Weaver took her thenguide dog trainee, Logan, to Ottawa Elementary School. For three months, Weaver, accompanied by Logan, read to the children. “I wanted the children to associate literacy and fun,” Weaver stated. Last week Weaver and Parker traveled to O.E. to obtain permission to begin school visits. The matching process for a child and a guide dog is a complicated process. “The child must be able to benefit from having a guide dog through increasing independence, confidence, self-esteem and positive social support,” explained Weaver. Weaver placed her first guide dog, Logan, with 10-year-old Emily, in the Cleveland area in August 2011. Emily became blind at age five, due to illness. She had worked with a cane for five years, and had
only progressed to getting around in school. She could not go out in public and was totally dependent on others. Emily had never walked further than her own property. When the decision to match Emily and Logan was made, LODESTAR provided two weeks of inhome training for Emily and her family. LODESTAR also offers an extensive follow-up program that is extremely important for the match to continue its success. “We make follow-up visit at two weeks, one month, three months, six months, and yearly thereafter,” said Weaver, “and more often as needed.” Weaver stated, “Emily is doing very well. She is becoming more independent. Logan gave her confidence to go in public all the time and enjoy it!” Weaver is striving to get more publicity for her program. The program currently serves children in Ohio, Southern Michigan and Eastern Indiana, although. Weaver’s vision is to serve children across the United States. For more information or to make a donation, visit their website, www.lodestarga.org or their Facebook page, LODESTAR: Guiding Angels for the Blind.
Putnam County Common Pleas Court
Dispositions/Jan. 27 Curtis J. Echols, 19, 715 W. Jackson St., Paulding, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for assault with credit given for 146 days served. A charge of intimidation was dismissed. Putnam County Treasurer Tracy Warnecke won a judgment against Larry J. Napier, Sevierville, Tenn., and Lucy A. Napier, Sevierville, Tenn., in the amount of $11,668.90 in delinquent taxes and assessments. Angela A. Brinkman, Ottawa, was granted a divorce from Andrew Brinkman, Cloverdale. They were married Oct. 21, 2006, in Kalida, and have two children. Dispositions/Jan. 30 Fred L. Peoples, Jr., 40, 735 S. Metcalf St., Lima, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for two counts receiving stolen property. He was given credit for a total of 154 days served and the sentences were ordered to be served concurrently. Dispositions/Feb. 1 Delonda I. Lowe, Ottawa, was granted a divorce from Brian N. Lowe, Ottawa. They were married Nov. 6, 1993 in Jasonville, Ind., and have three children. Dispositions/Feb. 2 Liberty Savings, Wilmington, won a judgment against Robert L. Helmke, Cloverdale, and Michelle A. Helmke, Lima, in the amount of $56,544.42, plus interest and costs. USDA Rural Development, Columbus, was granted a foreclosure against David L. Luke Jr., Lima, and Carla J. Luke, Pandora, in the amount of $79,718.03, plus interest and costs. New Cases Bank of America, Simi Valley, Calif., v. Tammie Brooks, Leipsic, and Kim Brooks, Leipsic; foreclosure. Scott Franz, Holgate, and Cindy Franz, Leipsic; dissolution without children. Manufacturers and Traders Trust, Co., Salt Lake, Utah, v. Joann R. Gerding, Columbus Grove; foreclosure. National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, Boston, Mass., v. Helen Eberle, Ottoville; money. The Huntington National Bank, Columbus, v. Norman G. Schroeder, Ottawa, and Kelly J. Schroeder, Ottawa; foreclosure. Rebecca L. Heiney, Ebensburg, Pa., v. Kristopher A. Heiney, Leipsic; registration of foreign support. Flagstar Bank, Troy, Mich., v. Kevin R. Grothause, Ottawa, and Melissa C. Grothause, Ottawa; foreclosure. Rachel E. Jay, Columbus Grove, v. John J. Jay, Columbus Grove; dissolution with children. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, v. Frank A. Doud, Ottawa, and Patricia D. Doud, Ottawa; foreclosure. The Village of Leipsic, v. Larry Napier, Sevierville; civil other. Joseph L. Kuhlman, 22, 11146 Fairview Drive, Ottawa, pleaded no contest to an amended charge of second-offense reckless operation and was found guilty. Sentence: Four points, 30 days jail, $250 fine, with 27 days jail suspended, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP program. A charge of lighted lights required was dismissed. Janet Hopkins, 51, 641 E. Main St., Apt. B, Ottawa, pleaded no contest to first-offense OVI and was found guilty. Sentence: Six points, 180 days jail, $750 fine, one-year license suspension, with 174 days jail and $375 suspended, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP program. A charge of failure to signal turn was dismissed. Judgments/Jan. 30 Ohio Receivables, LLC, Columbus, default judgment v. Bonnie M. McClurg, Columbus Grove, $7,972.22, plus interest of $3,726.89, plus interest and costs. Dale C. Stefanek, DDS, Glandorf, default judgment v. Diana Vasquez, Hamler, $354, plus interest and cost of suit taxed at $95. Dispositions/Jan. 31 Patrick C. Clark, 54, 2445 Greendale St., Lima, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-offense reckless operation and was found guilty. Sentence: Four points, 30 days jail, $250 fine, with 27 days jail suspended, with credit for three days jail upon completion of DIP program. A charge of speeding was dismissed. Robert R. Anderson, III, 27, 457 Hickory Ct., Leipsic, pleaded no contest to first-offense OVI and was found guilty. Sentence: Six points, 180 days jail, $750 fine, one-year license suspension, with 177 days jail and $300 suspended. A charge of failure to reinstate license was dismissed. Judgments/Feb. 2 Department Stores National Bank, Sioux Falls, S.D., default judgment v. Kandis J. Brinkman, Ottoville, $2,232.79 with interest and costs. Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services, Columbus, default judgment v. Christopher D. Nienberg, Columbus Grove, $3,151.43, plus interest and costs.
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Dispositions/Jan. 30 Eric D. Ricker, 20, 349 W. Third St., Ottoville, pleaded guilty to underage alcohol possession. Sentence: 180 days jail, $100 fine, with 180 days jail suspended, with assessment at Pathways Counseling Center or equivalent provider, and 16 hours’ community service. He also was fined $100 for reckless operation.
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Continental hosting County Science Fair Saturday
The 59th Annual Putnam County Science Fair will be held in the Continental Elementary School Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 11. Judging will begin at 8:30 a.m. public viewing will start at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Awards Ceremony beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m.. The Science Fair is comprised of 155 projects with participants from eight Putnam County schools and over 50 judges from around the County. These students were selected by receiving superior scores at their local school’s science fair. If students receive a superior at the County level, they are eligible to move on to the Regional, District, and State Science Fair which offered over $3.8 million in scholarships and awards in 2011. The Putnam County Science Fair is coordinated by the Putnam County Educational Service Center and science teachers from districts within Putnam County. For questions or additional information concerning the Science Fair, please contact Beth Hench at 419 523-5951 ex. 3046.
WATCH FOR IT Stowe offering painting class
OTTAWA — Local artist Bruce Stowe will offer a one session 1.5 hour “Fun Painting Class” on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Schroeder Center for the Arts in Ottawa. The class is designed to finish a painting in one class. The goal is to teach ‘wet on wet” oil painting (the style of Bob Ross) in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. The cost is $39. Each participant will leave with a completed painting. Those who register are asked to provide their own canvass, paints, solvents, oil, rags, and cans. To register call Jeanne Beutler at 419-615-2298.
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Aaron Siebeneck (r) was the recipient of the Putnam County Cattlemen’s Association scholarship presented by Matt Wiechart.
Spaghetti dinner will benefit mission work camp
PANDORA — A spaghetti dinner will be served Friday, February 24 from 4-6 p.m. at the Pandora United Methodist Church. The dinner will include spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, beverages, and dessert. Tickets are $6 each. Tickets may be purchased at Riley Creek Pharmacy in Pandora or from Pandora United Methodist Youth. Proceeds will benefit the Mission Work Camp to White Oak, Tennessee in June. The Pandora United Methodist Church located at 108 E. Washington St. in the center of Pandora on State Route 12.
Deb and Denny Lammers
GLANDORF — Mr. and Mrs. Denny Lammers, of Glandorf, are celebrating 40 years of marriage today, Feb. 5, 2012. Lammers and the former Deb Kuhlman were married Feb. 5, 1972, at Holy Family Church in New Cleveland. They are the parents of two sons, Russ (Amie) Lammers, of Glandorf, and Lee (Heather) Lammers, of Lima; and two daughters, Nicki (Brian) Fenstermaker, of Ottawa, and Melanie (Doug) Westrick, of Ottawa. They have nine grandchildren. Lammers is employed by Nash Finch. His wife is employed by Allstate Brian Planz Agency.
Computerized farm recordkeeping with Quicken
Pencil and paper is still the way most farmers keep records. As farm size, income or debt increases, many farmers and lenders look for computer programs that allow fast data entry, have internal checks for accuracy and allow summarizing of data. Most farmers begin their search by asking “Is there a simple computer program that will keep my records like the farm account books?” Ohio State University Extension and other land grant colleges have recognized the computer software Quicken® as a computerized farm recordkeeping system. Users can record transactions of both the farm and family and categorize them based on farm enterprises income and expenses as well as family living expenses. Its popularity is due to the ease of data entry and to its low price of $60 to $100. This singleentry system is essentially an electronic checkbook. It allows users to track loans, write checks, reconcile the checkbook with the bank statement and quickly create reports for the farm business, family, and tax purposes. OSU Extension is offering a Computerized Farm Recordkeeping Workshop with Quicken® that will focus on setting up accounts, categorizing income and expenses, hands-on data entry, running tax reports, and preparing farm production reports. Workshop will utilize a computer laboratory with Quicken® software installed to be used by par-
Taco night planned by Legion Auxiliary
OTTAWA —American Legion Auxiliary Unit #63, Ottawa, is sponsoring a Taco Night to benefit their Buckeye Girls’ State fund, this Saturday, February 11th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Ottawa Legion Post. Dine in or carry out provided. Both hard and soft tacos will be available at a cost of $1.50 each. Frozen margaritas will also be available for purchase, to compliment your meal. The “TacoBelles” look forward to your patronage.
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YMCA swim registration starts Feb. 13
OTTAWA — It’s swim lesson registration time at the Putnam County YMCA again!!! Space is limited and classes fill up fast! Registration for members starts: Feb. 13, For non-members February 20, Lessons are Tuesday nights, 6-6:30 p.m. for preschool age (3-5yrs) And 6:30- 7:15 p.m. for school age Preschool age children should be registered for Tadpoles, School age depending on skill level can be signed up for Polliwog (level one) Guppy (level 2) or Minnow (level 3)
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Early Discovery Preschool pre-registration begins
Early Discovery Preschools operated through the Putnam County Educational Service Center, has started pre-registration for the 2012-2013 preschool year. Early Discovery Preschools are located in the elementary buildings of the following schools: Columbus Grove, Continental, Fort Jennings, Leipsic, and Miller City-New Cleveland. In accordance with State of Ohio Department of Education, children with disabilities and children who are 3 and 4 years of age from families with limited income (see scale below), will be given priority. Free and reduced fees are available based on family income. Limited space will be available. Please call our office at 419.523.5951, press zero and ask for Ann or Marcie. Due to the size of the program, space is limited. Household Size Gross Monthly 1 $1,862 or below 2 $2,522 or below 3 $3,182 or below 4 $3,842 or below 5 $4,502 or below 6 $5,162 or below 7 $5,822 or below Based on Poverty Guidelines for 2012
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Irma Marie Krouse, 87, died at 9:10 a.m. Feb. 2, 2012, at The Meadows of Ottawa-Glandorf in Glandorf. She was born July 21, 1924, in Kalida to Henry and Irene Unverferth Holtkamp, who preceded her in death. On July 24, 1948, she married Nolan Krouse, who survives in Kalida. Mrs. Krouse was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, and its Altar Rosary Society. She retired as a registered nurse from Dr. Kidd nd Dr. Horstman’s office in Kalida. She received her registered nursing degree from Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, baking, and listening to music. She loved her grandchildren and her job and many of her patients called her “Mom.” Survivors also include six children, Gary (Connie) Krouse, of Kalida, Kathleen (Tim) Bailey, of Fort Wayne, Ind., Mary Beth Krouse, of Albany, and Joan (Randy) Nienberg, Becky (Roger) Brinkman and Steve (Sheryl) Krouse, all of Kalida; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Don (Ginny) Holtkamp, of Kalida; a sister, Rita (Denny) Maag, of Kalida; two brothers-in-law, Tom Smith and Joe Pequignot, both of Fort Jennings; and a sister-in-law, Betty Holtkamp, of Kalida. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Smith and Joan Pequignot; and a brother, Eugene Holtkamp. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida. Father John Hoying officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, on the corner of state Routes 224 and 634, Jackson Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com.
Kenneth E. “Kenny” Meyer
Kenneth E. “Kenny” Meyer, 75, died at 1:05 a.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born June 16, 1936, in Ottawa to Lawrence and Martha Feltman Meyer, who preceded her in death. On April 15, 1961, he married Anna Brinkman, who survives in Glandorf. Mr. Meyer retired as a truck driver from Shawnee Distributors. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. He was an Army veteran. He had served as chief of the Glandorf Fire Department. He was a social member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9142 and a member of American Legion Post 63 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2234, all in Ottawa. Survivors also include a daughter, Gail (Roy) Kehres, of Cloverdale; a brother, Donald (Doris) Meyer, of Ottawa; and three sisters, Lillian (Evan) Neiswander, of Lima, Alice (Ray) Kohli, of Hilliard, and Dee Dee Breece, of Ottawa. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Robert Meyer; and a sister, Vivian Halker. Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. Father Ken Schroeder officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery, with military rites by American Legion Post 63. Arrangements were handled by at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, OttawaMemorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross. Condolences may be expressed at heitmeyerfuneralhome. com.
Lelas Kathleen Prowant
Lelas Kathleen Prowant, 87, died at 7:43 a.m. Feb. 2, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. She was born June 14, 1924, in Putnam County to Rolley and Leona Foley Keller. On June 27, 1948, she married Harold J. Prowant, who died Sept. 4, 2009. Mrs. Prowant was a homemaker. She served as mayor of Cloverdale for 16 years from 1996 to 2012. She was a member of Mandale Church of Christ and the Mayor’s Association Council. Survivors include her children, Thomas (Mary) Keller, of Cloverdale, Stanley O. (Marjorie) Prowant, of Pendleton, Ore., Beverly N. (Arthur) Muir, of Antwerp, and Mickey M. (Heather Davis) Prowant, of Cloverdale, 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; and three sisters: Doris Dienstburger and Helen Mericle, both of Delphos, and Nancy Kleman, of Ottawa. She was preceded in death by a sister, Emogene Rode. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental. Pastor Justin Sterrett will officiate. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at heitmeyerfuneralhome. com.
Leon A. “Windy” Kahle
Leon A. “Windy” Kahle, 89, died at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 5, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born Oct. 29, 1922, in Kalida to Ferd and Clementine Bensman Kahle, who preceded him in death. On Oct. 13, 1948, he married Lou Ann Webken, who survives in Kalida. Mr. Kahle was owner/operator of Kahle Turkey Farm, Kalida, and a lifelong farmer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, and its Holy Name Society. He was a member of the American Legion Post 63, Ottawa, the Kalida Knights of Columbus and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2234,Ottawa. He had served as president of the Ohio Poultry Association. Everyone knew him as an avid historian and storyteller. Survivors also include 10 children, Dan (Theresa) Kahle, of Cloverdale, Marcia (Bill Cornett) Kahle, of Dallas, Joe (Charlene) Kahle, of Zanesville, Bern (Pam) Kahle, of Kalida, Harold Kahle, of Cloverdale, Ruth (Rick) Peck, of Kalida, Nick Kahle, of Cloverdale, and Teresa (Mark Gasser) KahleBritsch, Rita (Dave) Schroeder and Earl Kahle, all of Kalida; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and another one on the way; a brother, Jim (Diane) Kahle, of Kalida; and a sister, Gert Baldauf, of Quincy, Mich. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Kahle; a grandson, Aaron Schnipke; a son-in-law, Chris Britsch; four brothers, Norbert, Clete, Herm and Rudolph Kahle; and five sisters, Peg Suever, Celeste Broecker, Monica Schmersal, Ag Niemeyer and Mary Ann Kahle. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida. Father Jason Kahle will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with military rites by American Legion Post 63. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 11:30 until time of service Thursday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where a K. of C. rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com.
Margaret Mary “Peggy” Suever,
Margaret Mary “Peggy” Suever, 87, of Quincy, Mich., formerly of Kalida, died unexpectedly Jan. 31, 2012, while visiting her daughter in Austin, Texas. She was born May 23, 1924, in Kalida to Ferdinand and Clementine Bensman Kahle, who preceded her in death. On June 25, 1947, she married Emerson J. Suever, who died in 1987. Mrs. Suever had worked at Quincy schools, Federal Mogul, Coldwater, Mich., and retired from the Coldwater Regional Center after 10 years. She was a member of Quincy Friends of the Library. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Coldwater, Mich., and its guilds and societies. She was a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Kalida, and the State of Michigan Retirees Association. She was an avid reader and was talented at baking, sewing, knitting and crocheting. She made many afghans and stockings for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Many people in the community will remember seeing her taking daily walks on U.S. 12 between Quincy, Mich., and Coldwater, Mich. Survivors include five daughters, Beverly (Raymond) Sebastian, of Coldwater, Mich., Patricia (Charles) Lehman, of Westfield, Ind., Virginia Suever and Christine Suever, both of Indianapolis, and Debra (Donald) Dwight, of Austin, Texas; three sons, Glenn (Cathy) Suever, of Quincy, Mich., Douglas (Mary) Suever, of Warrenton, Ore., and Jeffery (Loralea) Suever, of Lake Worth, Fla.; a sister, Gertrude Baldauf, of Quincy, Mich.; two brothers, Leon (Luann) Kahle and James (Diane) Kahle, both of Kalida; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Eugene; and four brothers and four sisters. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Coldwater, Mich. Father Dan Doctor officiated. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery, Quincy, Mich. Arrrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral HomeGeorge White Chapel, Quincy, Mich.Memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Catholic School or the Quincy Library. Condolences may be expressed at www.george whitefuneralhome.com.
Reva J. Foote
Reva J. Foote, 79, died at 6:20 a.m. Feb. 4, 2012, at Sarah Jane Living Center, Delphos. She was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Massillon to Hector and Phoebe Jane Carter St. Croix. On May 7, 1957, she married Irwin McClain Kelly, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 6, 1972, she married Harold Foote, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Foote was a nurse’s aide in nursing homes in Massillon. She loved to listen to Elvis Presley music and watch his movies. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Survivors include four children, Pam (James) Craig, of Belton, Texas, Patrick (Becky) Kelly, of Fort Jennings, Penny (Chris) Cox, of Ashtabula, and Jennifer (Paul Bargar) Hudson, of Portland, Ind.; a daughterin-law, Terri Kelly, of Canton; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rita (Dan) Fuller, of Cleveland. She was preceded in death by two sons, Paul and Phillip Kelly; two brothers, Hector and Reggie St. Croix; and a granddaughter. A private family graveside service will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fort Jennings, at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, Putnam County. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com.
Daniel Joseph “Twelve Pack” Miehls
Daniel Joseph “Twelve Pack” Miehls, 57, died the afternoon of Feb. 2, 2012, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1955, in Lima to Earl and Rita Pohlman Miehls Sr., who preceded him in death. On Dec. 3, 1982, he married Dorothy Petersik, and they are divorced. Mr. Miehls was a welder and machinist at Verhoff Machine, Continental. He enjoyed karaoke at American Legion Post 268, Delphos. He had been a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 471, Delphos. He loved poker runs, Johnny Cash and Jack Daniels. He bought his first Harley-Davidson in 1979 and has enjoyed Harleys ever since. Survivors include three children, Richard (Amy) Glasgow, of Oklahoma, Michael (Natasha Korte) Miehls, of Fort Jennings, and Christopher Miehls, of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Payton, Logan and Raegan Glasgow and Elizabeth Miehls; a brother, Ronald Joseph Miehls, of Ottawa; three sisters, Judy (Ralph) Averesch, of Ottoville, Becky (Patrick) Kelly and Kathy (Adrian) Weyrauch, both of Fort Jennings; and two sisters-in-law, Marcia Miehls, of Delphos, and Ruth Miehls, of Fort Jennings. He was preceded in death by a son, Matthew Ryan Miehls; and two brothers, Kenneth and Earl Miehls Jr. Services were held. Monday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township. Father Mel Verhoff officiated. Burial will be at a later date in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fort Jennings. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com.
Patricia A. Schroeder
Patricia A. Schroeder, 73, died at 1:34 p.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born Feb. 9, 1938, in Cuba, Ohio, to Alfred and Mary Karhoff Verhoff, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 23, 1957, she married Eugene Schroeder, who survives in Ottawa. Mrs. Schroeder was a homemaker and had worked at the Putnam County Sentinel and Hawkeys Pharmacy, both in Ottawa. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, New Cleveland. She was a very loving mother and grandmother. Survivors also include five children, Rose (Steve) Krietemeyer, of Fort Jennings, Gordon (Debra) Schroeder, of New Bavaria, Karen (Kent) Niese, of Miller City, Kurt Schroeder, of Ottawa, and Nate (Rachel) Schroeder, of Pemberville; 13 grandchildren, Eric, Megan and Marissa Krietemeyer, Matthew and Andrew Huntsman, Bradley, Mark and Nicole Schroeder, Jared and Natasha Niese, Felicia Schroeder, and Abigail and Alivia Schroeder; a great-grandchild, Gage Krietemeyer; two sisters, Mary Ann Siebeneck, of New Cleveland, and Darlene Verhoff, of Chandler, Ariz.; and three brothers, Melvin (Kate) Verhoff, of Happy Jack, Ariz., and Gordon (Sharon) Verhoff and Leroy (Janet) Verhoff, both of Glandorf. She was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Verhoff. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa. Father Matt Jozefiak officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where a Scripture service will be held at 2:30 p.m. and CLC rosary service at 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Condolences maybe expressed at lovefuneral home.com.
Alice D. Selhorst
Alice D. Selhorst, 69, died at 3:03 a.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born June 28, 1942, in Greensburg Township, Putnam County, to Clarence and Clara Michel Morman, who preceded her in death. On May 12, 1962, she married Lawrence Selhorst, who died April 19, 2008. Mrs. Selhorst was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Leipsic, and its Altar Rosary Society and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. Survivors include four children, Nick (Jeanne) Selhorst, of Sidney, Randy (Cathy) Selhorst, of Perrysburg, Rick (Karen) Selhorst, of Bowling Green, and Deb (Charlie) Ellerbrock, of Leipsic; 13 grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Donna Jean Morman, of Leipsic; and a brother-in-law, Paul H. Schroeder, of Leipsic. She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Morman; and a sister, Mary C. Schroeder. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Leipsic. The Rev. Father George Wenzinger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, where an Altar Rosary Society rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com.
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Miller City 53, McComb 44 MILLER CITY — Ross Kaufman Columbus Grove 52, Continental 44 scored 21 points and pulled down COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus 9 rebounds for Miller City in the win. Grove took down Continental on Sat- Brent Hermiller added 9 points for the urday 52-44 in a Putnam County Wildcats (11-6). League boys basketball game. Grove improved to 12-3 overall Girls Basketball and 4-1 in the PCL. The Bulldogs Pandora-Gilboa 41, Kalida 36 forced 19 turnovers and committed PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa’s just 8. defense allowed just 8 total points Wade Heffner and Jordan Travis in the second and third quarters and each scored 12 points for Grove. Clay went on to claim the PCL victory. Bracken led all scorers with 17 points P-G shot 35 percent from the field for Continental. to Kalida’s 25. The Rockets are 10-7 Fort Jennings 76, Allen East 70 (OT) overall and 3-3 in the PCL while the LAFAYETTE — Despite a big per- Wildcats are 9-8, 2-3. formance from Allen East’s James Megan Maag led all scorers with 17 Richardson, Fort Jennings outscored points for P-G while Hunter Hermiller its host 16-10 in overtime to grab the scored 7 points. non-league win. Alexis Wurth finished with 11 points Kurt Warnecke scored 27 points and Summer Holtkamp scored 8 for the Musketeers, Cody Warnecke points. had 18 points and Chad Recker had Ottoville 57, Leipsic 45 15 points. LEIPSIC — Abby Siefker struck for 17 points and Ottoville moved to 17-0 on the season. Megan Bendele had 9 points for the Big Green. Emily Gerten scored 19 points for Leipsic (10-7) and Molly Ellerbrock added 11 points. Miller City 59, Wayne Trace 47 MILLER CITY — Melissa Michel turned in a huge day and Miller City zipped by Wayne Trace. Michel scored 22 points, grabbed 10 boards and had 7 steals for the Wildcats. Jessica Nienberg scored 17 points for Miller City. Continental 44, Paulding 30 CONTINENTAL — Taylor Williamson’s 18 points led Continental (6-10) to the nonleague win while Vanessa Koppenhofer added 8 points. Jordan Travis had 25 points and 3 steals for the Bulldogs (11-3, 5-1) while Wade Heffner had 12 points. Michael Donley scored 16 points for Bluffton (3-12, 2-4) and R.J. Stratton added 11 points. Kalida 47, Ottoville 42 OTTOVILLE — Austin Roebke scored 11 points for Kalida in the PCL victory. Paul Utendorf tacked on 10 points for Kalida (9-5, 3-2). Derek Schimmoeller had 15 points for Ottoville (3-12, 0-5) while Ryan Honigford scored 13 points. Pandora-Gilboa 47, Arcadia 39 PANDORA — Nathan Schutz and Josh Breece each scored 12 points as eight P-G players scored in the Blanchard Valley Conference win. Friday’s prep roundup The Rockets are 5-10 overall and 4-3 in the conference while Arcadia Columbus Grove 69, Bluffton 40 COLUMBUS GROVE — Grove is 6-8, 2-5. Leipsic 91, Hardin Northern 30 stormed out to a 20-10 lead after one DOLA — Devin Mangas scored 17 quarter and made it 41-17 at halftime points for the Vikings in the BVC vicen route to the NWC victory.
Thursday’s prep roundup
Ottawa-Glandorf 51, Elida 44 Elissa Ellerbrock scored 11 points for the Titans in their win. For Elida, Torie McAdams had 16 points and Ashley Lowry scored 10. Arcadia 51, Pandora-Gilboa 44 Miranda Palmer scored 17 points and Molly Glick had 15 points for Arcadia (15-2, 7-1 BVC). Keri Conine’s 11 points led Pandora-Gilboa (9-7, 5-3 BVC). Leipsic 53, Hardin Northern 38 Emily Gerten led Leipsic with 16 points and Molly Hipsher scored 15 for Hardin Northern. Columbus Grove 48, Bluffton 41 Anna Ricker (15 points) and Sydney McCluer (11 points) led the scoring for Columbus Grove. Sierra Amstutz had 15 points for Bluffton.
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ADMINISTRATIVE Seeking an energetic and adaptable individual for a full-time clerical position. Position would require computer /typing skills, phone, and filing experience. Attention to detail a must, experience with shipping /trucks helpful. Must be selfmotivated. The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging, manufacturing environment and have exceptional verbal communication skills. Excellent pay and benefits in a drug-free/smoke-free environment. Send resume to Box # 1081 C/O The Lima News, 3515 Elida Rd, Lima, Ohio 45807
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Ft. Recovery Equity is seeking skilled, full time Maintenance Technicians to work in the Ft. Recovery and St. Henry areas. Strong electrical, control, and mechanical skills are required. ∂ Paid Health Care Insurance for Employees ∂ Paid Holidays and Vacations ∂ 401 K Program Please send resumes and cover letters in confidence to: Ft. Recovery Equity Human Resources PO Box 307 Ft. Recovery, OH 45846 Email: bill.maxwell@ fort-equity.com Fax: 419-375-4838 Ft. Recovery Equity is a leading producer of shell eggs.
University of Northwestern Ohio Adjunct Day Faculty in Lima, Ohio
Seeking adjunct faculty members to teach during the day (anytime between 8:00 am – 2:00 pm) in the marketing and business administration programs. Candidates must, at minimum, possess a master’s degree in business or marketing from a regionally accredited institution. Doctoral degree candidates will be given preference. Positions to begin spring (April) 2012 and beyond. Submit resume and cover letter in one MSWord document to:
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Kirby Risk Electrical Supply is a growing multi-state company with a proud tradition of customer service excellence. Our continued growth has made a full time Sales position available in Lima, OH. Previous experience in the electrical industry preferred. Strong customer contact skills and commitment to quality service are needed. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and 401K. If you are interested in joining the Kirby Risk team, please apply online at:
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The State Bank and Trust Company has a wonderful opportunity in our Lima Office for a Part-Time Customer Service Representative. (Working 22 hours a week) We are looking for an outgoing, team player to support the retail department by providing direct sales and service to customers. If you are the candidate we seek, apply online at: www.thebank-sbt.com. Applications also available at any State Bank location and can be may be mailed to: PT CSR, c/o Human Resources, The State Bank and Trust Company, P.O. Box 467, Defiance, OH 43512 or faxed to: 419-7827063 or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO/M/F/D/V
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Kalida Manufacturing, Inc., a quality oriented manufacturer of stamped and welded auto parts, located in Kalida, Ohio has an immediate openings in Maintenance Weld and Stamping Maintenance Departments. The qualified candidate for the Maintenance Weld department will have 2 years experience in electrical /electronics and a working knowledge of PLC’s, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Will troubleshoot; maintain production stations and equipment and maintenance records. Must have the ability to analyze and solve equipment problems. The qualified candidate for the Stamping Maintenance department will have 2 years plus experience in stamping maintenance for Transfer Press/Progressive Press operations and repairs. (Multiple tonnage presses up to 2500 ton). Must be experienced in hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical, knowledge of PLC (program logic controller) programming and troubleshooting, Allen Bradley experience a plus. Must be able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings. Must have the ability to analyze and solve equipment problems. Technical degree is encouraged. KMI offers a very attractive benefit program, competitive wage and team oriented manufacturing environment. Qualified candidates should send a resume, including salary history to:
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JOHNSRUD TRANSPORT, a Food Grade Liquid carrier, is looking for Class A CDL tank drivers from the Lima area for regional work. Home Flexible weekends. 5 years driving experience required. Will train for tank. Great Pay & Benefit package. For further info, call Jane @ 1-888-200-5067
STAINLESS STEEL Cook stove. Really nice. $500. Call 419-296-8614 or 419-788-8880
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GENERAL Local heavy and underground construction company looking for an Experienced Laborer for local and out of state jobs with overnight stays. 3 years experience and drivers license required, CDL preferred. Drug free workplace and EOE Send Reply to: Box # 1075 C/O The Lima News, 3515 Elida Rd, Lima, Ohio 45807
Securitas Security Services USA is currently hiring professional individuals who are energetic and enthusiastic with a desire to succeed, for Part time security officer positions in the Lima, Ohio area. Previous security or military experience is preferred but not required. Interested applicants must be available to work any day any shift. Securitas offers Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K, Free Uniforms, and Life Insurance. You can now apply online at: www.securitasjobs.com. Please select the Toledo-TheWestgate Building tab for opportunities. EOE AA M/F/D/V
Full Time New Accounts Rep/ Loan Assistant
The Union Bank Company, a locally owned community bank, committed to providing personal customer service and quality products, currently has a fulltime New Accounts Representative /Loan Assistant position open at the Bellefontaine Avenue location in Lima. This position is responsible for deposit account generation, loan assistance and teller transactions. If you would like to be a part of a growing company and you have the right qualifications, we would like to hear from you. Candidates must have good mathematical and communication skills as well as excellent customer relation skills. The bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Please send your resume and salary requirements to:
We will be conducting onsite interviews and tours of the facility. Opportunities are available for experienced RN, STNA, LPN and Housekeeping/ Laundry for Full-Time, PartTime and PRN on all shifts.
If you are unable to attend our event, please call us at 419-523-4370, fax your resume to 419-523-3367, apply in person at 1925 E. 4th St, Ottawa, Ohio 45875 or send your resume to a schroeder@LTCOH.com Please join us for refreshments and door prizes!
SALES 40-60 Thousand per year! We offer 3 day work week. Company provided qualified customers. Fun, positive work environment. Ability to wright your own paycheck. If you are a true commission sales person, you can do no better. Call Shawn at 419738-5000
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 8 weeks old. 3 males. Call 419286-2511
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CDL Hazmat and clean driving record required. Call 419-225-5279 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday.
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2004 CHEVROLET Tracker, V6, 4 door, 74,420 miles. Silver color, excellent condition. $5,950. Call 419-568-1173
SALES SALES PEOPLE NEEDED Local small automobile dealership seeks experience sales people. Must have strong work ethic, integrity, honesty and wok history. Ideal candidate will possess the following skills: Organizational skills. Success in working with customers as well as employees. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrate business acumen and well rounded knowledge of car dealership business. Auto sales not necessary Send Reply to: Box # 5049 C/O The Lima News, 3515 Elida Rd, Lima, Ohio 45807
2001 FORD 150 Crew cab 4x4, auto, nice, red truck, new tires and Nerf bars. $8,600. Call 419-905-5385
HEALTHCARE FULL Time Scheduling/Precertification personnel needed for specialist’s office. Sound organizational and communication skills are needed. Computer knowledge and medical experience are necessary. Benefits available. Send Reply to Box #1080 C/O The Lima News, 3515 Elida Rd, Lima, Ohio 45807
2003 FORD RANGER entended cab, 4X4, 4 liter, V-6, 107,000 miles, $7,500. Or best offfer. Call 419-230-0678
DRIVERS Local trucking company accepting applications for full and part-time driving positions.Drivers will need or be able to get tank and hazmat endorsement. Two year driving experience with acceptable MVR. Good home time, above industry average pay with company benefits. Call 419-221-1600
Part-Time Respiratory Therapist
Institutional Care Pharmacy is a rapidly growing JCAHO accredited provider, serving the needs of long term care residents. ICP is seeking a motivated professional Respiratory Therapist to practice in the long-term care setting. Responsibilities include a full range of respiratory care with daily travel. A company vehicle and expenses are provided. A qualified candidate must be licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, have experience in long term care, with ventilator experience a plus. The position is 20 hours per week and includes a weekly on-call rotation. ICP is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resumes to ICP, Human Resources, 1815 W. Co. Rd. 54, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 or email to email@example.com
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Kalida Manufacturing Inc. Att: Maintenance Recruitment P.O. Box 390 Kalida, OH 45853
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IN HOUSE THERAPY OPENINGS
Baton Rouge Health Services Community, a division of Plus Management Services, Inc., has openings for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, COTA’s PTA’S and Speech Therapists to staff their in House Therapy Department. Full Time,Part Time and PRN positions available. Salary and benefits negotiable. Interested persons should send resumes to: Baton Rouge Health Services Community C/o Plus Management Services, Inc. Attn: HR Director 2262 Baton Rouge Avenue Lima, Ohio 45805 Fax (419) 221-1125 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ottawa-Glandorf Local School District is seeking a qualified Technology Coordinator to lead the technology functions of the District. Applicant must have the ability to develop, maintain, and implement the District’s technology plan, possess a strong, practical understanding of personal computer hardware and software, data and voice networking, and other areas of information technology. Previous IT experience, IT certification and education is desirable. Interested applicants may submit a letter of application and resume by February 24, 2012 to: SALES
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Full and Part-Time Drivers and Canada Routes Dedicated Routes / Home Daily. Full Benefits Including: 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision. CDL Class A Required. 2 Years Experience. Fast Card a Plus. Good MVR.
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Local TV station is looking for a qualified individual to perform Accounting & Human Resources duties. Position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office products as well as good interpersonal skills. Prior experience in a broadcasting environment is a plus. Please mail resume and salary requirements to: Accounting Position Lima Communications Corp. 1424 Rice Ave, Lima, OH 45805 or email : email@example.com. EOE Employer
Accounting & HR Assistant
This is a rare opportunity to work for a well established technology company based in NW Ohio. We have been growing continually for the past 8 years and are looking to build upon our strong sales team. Our main target is the Hospitality Industry. We have a large footprint of customers throughout the US as well as internationally. To be considered, you will need to have a strong sales background combined with a good working knowledge of general Technology Information such as, but not limited to: Windows, MAC, and hand held devices including tablets and iPads. Overview knowledge of WiFi technology along with the ability to sell WiFi products and services is a must. Take this opportunity to earn a competitive base salary & commission package by sending your resume to:
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RVT with Bachelors or DVM with 3 years experience. **Masters in Biology. RMA/CMA with associate’s degree with 3 years experience. **MHA or MBA in Healthcare. **Masters Degree within the Justice system. **JD CST with 3 years experience. COTA with a Bachelor’s degree or OTR/L and 3 years experience. **MBA **Masters in IT/IS No Online positions available. Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Sara Evans, MHA. CMA Brown Mackie CollegeFindlay 1700 Fostoria Avenue Suite 100 Findlay, Ohio 45840 firstname.lastname@example.org
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State Tested Nursing Assistants are needed part time 1st and 2nd shift for the direct care of residents. Apply at Lima Convalescent Home, 1650 Allentown Road, Lima, Ohio 45805
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Established in 1886, the Husky Energy Lima Refinery has a throughput capacity of 160,000 barrels of crude oil a day. The refinery produces approximately 2 billion gallons of refined petroleum products annually, including approximately 25 percent of the gasoline consumed in the state of Ohio. Acquired by Husky in July 2007, the Lima Refinery represents a significant step in Husky’s ongoing strategy to expand downstream business and support the objectives of a fully-integrated energy and energy-related company. The Lima Refining Company is looking for a Process Operator Trainees. We are actively looking for mechanically inclined and highly motivated individuals with the ability to work a rotating 12-hour shift, including weekends and holidays. Job tasks are physically challenging and involve yearround outdoor work in all types of weather conditions. Successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license and achieved a high school diploma or GED. Preference will be given to individuals who possess one or more years of direct experience working as a process operator or technician in a refinery, chemical, nuclear, wastewater treatment or pharmaceutical industry; associates degree or technical certification in Process Technology or completion of chemical operator course; applicable military certifications; record of formal emergency response training within the last 24 months; or Stationary Steam Engineers license from the State of Ohio. To view a complete job description and to apply for these positions, please visit our website at www.huskyenergy. com. If you need assistance applying online, please visit Allen County Center for Employment and Training (ACCENT) located at 1501 S. Dixie Highway, Lima, Ohio or your local One Stop. These positions will remain posted until February 20, 2011. The Lima Refining Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the ideas, perspective, and contributions of our diverse workforce.
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Counter Parts/Warehouse Person
Must have experience with asterisk based phone systems, working Linux knowledge, understanding of reverse proxy, and be able to diagnose SIP packets.
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E & R Trailer Sales and Service, Inc. 20186 Lincoln Highway Middle Point, OH 45863 Attention:Greg No Phone Calls
INDUSTRIAL CNC and ENGINE LATHE and MILLING MACHINE OPERATORS CNC Programming preferred. Full or Part time employment. Competitive wages and benefits. Local Manufacturing Company. Send resume to: PO Box 1202 Lima, Ohio 45802
Customer Service Rep/Trainer
Detail oriented person who can clearly describe and document technical related thoughts in person or over the phone. Must have an excellent phone personality. Email resumes to SALES
With over 80 years in business, our company is looking to hire full and part-time positions. Candidates must have reliable transportation. We provide leads to work from in the Lima area. Our commission package offers you a HIGH income potential in a recessionproof industry with flexible hours. To arrange a personal interview, contact Joe at 419-224-0096 from 10:am, to 4:pm. Monday-Friday
Lot Coordinator Koenig Equipment Anna OH
Duties include keeping the equipment lot organized, stabilizing used trade-in equipment according to standards and completing a final wash and detail on all trade-in equipment on which service work has been completed. Desired qualities include an eye for detail, time management skills, ability to work with a team and the ability to move large Ag equipment in a safe manner. For more information on the position, to view a job description, or to submit a resume, visit koenigequipment.com/ contact/careers GENERAL
Local company has an immediate opening for a Fleet Manager at its Lima, Ohio location. Responsibilities will include: dispatching private fleet and broker carriers with inbound and outbound materials, supervising drivers and ensuring schedules meet customer requirements, negotiating rates, scheduling and tracking equipment. Qualified candidate must have strong computer, organization, negotiation, communication skills and knowledge of State and Federal DOT regulations. Flexible work schedule with weekend work required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. The company offers a competitive compensation and full benefit package including: medical and dental, 401(k) with match and profit sharing. Please send resume and salary history to:
EDUCATIONAL Teacher needed for Lima Senior Multiple Intelligences High School. Applicant must hold a current Intervention Specialist teaching license issued by the Ohio Department of Education to teach in grades 9-12. Braille Paraprofessional needed for West Middle School. Applicant must hold a current Educational Aide (ESEA qualified) Permit issued by the Ohio Department of Education. Knowledge of Braille required and familiarity with "JAWS" software. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 10, 2012. Complete application on-line at: limacityschools.org or mail resumes to: Lima City Schools Jill Ackerman, Assistant Superintendent PO Box 2000 Lima, Ohio 45802 The Lima City School District is an equal opportunity employer
The W.O.R.T.H. Center, a Community based Correctional Facility is seeking a full time Case Manager. A BA/BS in Social work or related field is required and licensure in Social Work or addition services is additionally required. Experience in working with felony offenders helpful. Apply in person at: 243 E. Bluelick Road, Lima Ohio or applications can be obtained at: www.worthcenter.net Deadline is Monday February 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm. The Worth Center is an Equal Opportunity Employment Facility and does Not Discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin.
AUTO / TRUCK MECHANIC
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE! Must have your own tools. Prefer ASE certified but all considered. Must be knowledgeable in drive ability issues, diagnostics and electrical. We also sell and service medium duty trucks, so diesel experience a big plus. Wages depend on experience and capability. Salary plus flat rate, $40,000++per year, negotiable. I am also looking for a working shop manger if you are the right applicant. Apply in person or fax resume to: 419-673-1266 or email resume to: email@example.com. Rick’s Auto Sales 920 W. Lima Street Kenton, Ohio 43326 419-673-1717
100 Openings Need transportation? We have you covered. Pyramid Staffing is currently accepting applications for the cookie factory. Transportation is available for all three shifts All shifts are available. $8.50 per hour with a $.20 differential for second and third shift. Long term positions. If you worked there before, you can call the Impact office and check on rehireability and scheduling. We will be taking applications from 11am to 3pm. Monday thru Friday at: 116 N. West St..
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Miller City Wildcats
Front Row (L-R) Russell Niese, Cory Heuerman, Mick Lammers, Jacob Gerten, Back Row (L-R) Brent Niese, Fabian Warmuth, Austin Lammers, Brent Hermiller, and Ross Kaufman. The coaches include head coach Bryan Kuhlman, and assistant coaches Ryan Knueven and Tom Forster. (Photo provided by Miller City-New Cleveland School)
Front Row (L-R) Marissa Schroeder, Brandi Gerschutz, Samantha Michel, Livia Schroeder, Back Row (L-R) Brittany Drummelsmith, Jessica Nienberg, Ariel Berger, Toni Steffan, Melissa Michel, Haley Lammers, Allison Alexander, Mallory Peck, and Jessica Leis. The Head coach is Chris Rump and assistant coach is Deb Lammers. (Photo provided by Miller City-New Cleveland School).
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