THIS WEEK IN YOUR COMMUNITY
June 13 - 19, 2012
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Cell phones: the good, the bad
The other day I was on my way home from Findlay when I got a flat tire. I pulled off the road into a driveway and call for the road assistance program I have. It was nice. Within 15 minutes a repairman with the service had found me. He used his smart phone to push in the mailbox number of where I was located and knew instantly where to go with his GPS on the phone. He knew more than me. I only knew I was west of Findlay on US 224 and had been driving about 15 minutes. I had no idea where I was located. It it times like this when I appreciate the good about cell phones and smart phones. The bad is that you can receive bad news, no matter where you are located. I had that happen recently with a phone call. Fortunately I knew the call I was to receive might not be pleasant, so I made sure I was in a private location where I wasn’t surrounded by people or shopping in a store. That is the bad part of cell phones. Unless you put it on vibrate and choose to ignore it while the caller leaves a message it is always a part of our life. Even when driving down the road when I don’t answer, the phone dings to tell me I missed a call. I stress. Maybe I should pull off. Maybe it is something really important. I usually end up checking the message as soon as it is safely possible to do so. Cell phones provide a wonderful safety net for people on the road, farmers in the field, even children who may need assistance and know how to dial 911. Unfortunately it also provides a 24-hour, seven-day-aweek link to the real world, which sometimes can be bad news, or just annoying callers. Would I give up my cell phone? No. I rely on it. I am getting better about ignoring the messages while I’m trying to relax. So if I don’t call back, it may be because I am trying to enjoy some personal, alonewithout-my-phone time.
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Dribbling, making baskets and passing the basketball were among the skills taught last week during the “Camp for Champs” program.
Special-needs children attend program
By NANCY KLINE
OTTAWA — Bouncing basketballs, happy smiles, and a busy gym was the scene last week when “Camp for Champs” was held at the Ottawa-Glandorf gym. This is the second year John Lammers, a 2012 O-G graduate, has coordinated the program for special needs students in Putnam County. The program pairs each student with a high school volunteer. This year there were 23 special needs students enrolled in the three-day event with 25 volunteers working with the students. Lammers started the program last year. “I like basketball and I have a special needs sister,” he said. “I thought it would be nice to have a program where the students could do something fun together.”: Lammers said it was while he was attending Leadership Workshops in his sophomore and junior years that he learned the importance of giving back to the community. “I thought this would be a nice way to give back,” he said. Lammers found business and individual sponsors for the camp. Each student receives their own basketball, T-shirt a trophy and McDonald’s gift cards. “Then I just started asking my friends if they would help out,” he said. “I sent out texts and it wasn’t hard to get people to offer to volunteer. “I most enjoy seeing the happy smiles on all the kids,” Lammers said. “That is what is most reward-
LEFT: Jade Carrillo (r) shoots a basket while her assistant Michelle Ruhe watches during “Camp for Champs” last week. FAR LEFT: John Lammers, organizer of the “Camp for Champs” shows one way he likes to make a basket during last week’s program.
ing to me.” Lammers, 18, was selected as the overall winner in the 10th annual Leaders of Tomorrow program, which was presented recently by The Lima News and LimaOhio.com and sponsored by Bluffton University. The three-sport varsity athlete and scholar was honored for, among other endeavors, the start of “Camp for Champs,” He said Leah, his special needs sister is his driving force, and his hero. Lammers said he plans to continue the program, even after starting college. He is the son of Keith and Lois Lammers, of Glandorf
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June 13 - 19, 2012
SAY WHAT ?!?!
Modern Woodmen plants trees at new schools
Putnam County Modern Woodmen of America members recently put their hands where their hearts are. Members of Modern Woodmen of America’s chapters 4415 and 7867 along with The Tiny Tots Youth Service Club worked together by planting 3 Beech trees, 5 Knock Out Roses, 7 Wardi Yews and 2 Karl Forester Reed Grass landscaping at the Glandorf Elementary and Ottawa Elementary schools. These programs are part of the organization’s “Plant A Tree Program” and the “Good Neighbor’s Program”. The Plant A Tree Program allows Modern Woodmen members an opportunity to give a community a lasting gift. A total of $650 of trees was donated by Modern Woodmen. The Good Neighbor’s Program allows chapters across the country to do hands on repair and community beautification projects. A total of $1,050 of landscaping was donated by Modern Woodmen. Coordinated by local Modern Woodmen members, chapters provide opportunities to connect through social activities and volunteer projects. “As a member-based, fraternal organization, Modern Woodmen strives to give member families opportunities to volunteer and enhance their communities,” says Esther Goebel and Stan Haselman, local Modern Woodmen activities coordinators and local representatives. Melissa Ruhe, Tiny Tots Youth Service Club leader Taking part in the agreed whole heartedly with the Modern Woodmen many volunteer opportunities. “Plant-a-Tree” proFor more information contact gram at Ottawa and Stan Haselman at 419-615-8404 Glandorf Elementary or email at Stanley.Haselman@ were (l-r) O-G Supermwarep.org or contact Esther intendent Kevin Goebel at 419-523-4035 or Esther. Brinkman, Modern Goebel@mwarep.org or Melissa Woodmen represenRuhe at 419-538-6359. tative Esther GoeAs a tax-exempt fraternal bel, Glandorf princibenefit society, Modern Woodpal Scott Ketner and men provides financial services Modern Woodmen for life insurance, annuity and Stanley Haselman. investment vehicles not to benefit •Submitted photo stockholders, but to improve the quality of life of its stake-holdersmembers, their families and their communities. This is accom- ally, Modern Woodmen and its volunteer hours for community plished through social, charitable members provide more than projects nationwide -- “Touching and volunteer activities. Annu- $23 million and nearly 1 million Lives, Securing Futures”
Ottawa-Glandorf Rotary Club hosts bicyclists, donates $1,200
Ottawa-Glandorf Rotary Club members hosted 13 bicyclists and two drivers June 9-10 who came through Ottawa as a part of the M.E.S.A. Tour Bicycle Ride benefitting the Rotary District 6600 Medical Equipment and Supplies Abroad (M.E.S.A.) program. Upon arriving in Ottawa, the bicyclists congregated at the Putnam County YMCA until they were picked up by their hosts. Riders enjoyed fellowship and a barbecue dinner Saturday evening and spent the night in the homes of Rotarians. On Sunday, they participated in local church services and breakfast before leaving on their next leg of the bike tour. The weeklong bicycle tour started June 8 in Marion and traveled through Upper Sandusky, Ottawa, Defiance, Van Wert and Lima before returning to Marion June 13. During the weekend, O-G Rotary presented the bicyclists with a $1,200 donation to M.E.S.A. O-G Rotary has made an annual contribution to the M.E.S.A. Tour Bicycle Ride since the year 2000. M.E.S.A. is a project of Rotary District 6600 which includes O-G and 61 other Rotary clubs in northwest Ohio. M.E.S.A. is active in meeting humanitarian needs around the world by identifying, collecting, storing and shipping millions of dollars of second-hand medical equipment, supplies and technology and around the world. Although the medical supplies are second-hand surplus in the United States, they are considered state-of-the-art to the healing
Evil thrives when good men still choose to do nothing
It is sad and unfortunate to see the declining state of our county, state and country. Where once the law was held sacred and justice was blind, justice is now unequal and ignores the law. In the battle over the Road 5 Project, justice is also deaf to the voices of the opposed. Ohio Revised Code requires a unanimously-approved resolution by the commissioners to do a road project involving eminent domain before it can proceed, and in this case, there was NO resolution approving the project — only consent by “stakeholders”. Yet the project continues, filed without legal authority. Our forefathers fought to preserve the rights of people and we have given those rights up to power-hungry politicians. You may think the battle over the Road 5 Project has nothing to do with you. Think again. One day, the government will come to your front door telling you what you will do or what will be done to your property. You will find you have no recourse because the judicial system will protect the government and elected officials at all cost. You will have no rights because you have willingly given your God given rights over to the people in control. Our government is no longer the “...government of the people by the people for the people,” but rather the government of the few by the few for the few. Wake up and take a stand NOW before it is too late. I fear that time is fast approaching. Jane Patrck Findlay
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Pictured are (from left) Ken Pollitz, an O-G Rotarian riding in the MESA bike tour; Steve Rieman, O-G Rotary Club Treasurer; and Bill Pepple, MESA bike tour organizer accepting the $1,200 donation from O-G Rotary. needs of people in countries like Guatemala, Zambia and Cambodia. M.E.S.A. recently celebrated the shipment of its 100th ambulance to cities in Central America. M.E.S.A. also serves the needs of people in the United States, such as those affected by Hurricane Katrina. The list of supplies collected by M.E.S.A. is long and varied, but some items include crutches, wheelchairs, hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, surgical and dental equipment, ultrasound equipment, bandages, beds, linens, baby clothes and blankets, computers and school supplies and desks. For a complete list of items M.E.S.A. collects, please visit www.rotarymesa.org and click on the tab “MESA in Action” to view the brochure.
PUTNAM COUNTY COURT NEWS
OTTAWA — A 24-year-old Continental man was indicted in connection to last month’s robbery of the Cut Rate Tobacco store. Maurice L. Harsh, II, 118 Lakeland Drive, Apt. 4, Continental, was indicted on aggravated robbery, possessing criminal tools and tampering with evidence following Friday’s session of the Putnam County Grand Jury. According to Ottawa Police Lt. David Winslow, Harsh turned himself in after a cashier picked him out of a photo lineup. Harsh is believed to have entered the business, located at 820 N. Locust St., at 5:20 p.m. May 11, and left with an undetermined amount of money from the cash register and tobacco items worth $134. Others indicted include the following: Charity L. Baugh, 20, 118 Lakeland Drive, Apt. 4, Continental; tampering with evidence. Kyle A. Sharp, 23, 7423 Road 177, Oakwood; unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and tampering with evidence. Juanita Egri, 42, 206 S. Main St., Columbus Grove; theft. Tyler J. Cross, 19, 20174 Road 21, Fort Jennings; endangering children. Michael A. Rieman, 32, 1168 E. Main St., Apt. 1, Ottawa; three counts burglary. Adrian Carrillo, 28, 23 W. Broadway St., Leipsic; tampering with evidence and failure to register. Amy A. Warnimont, 33, 1273 N. Defiance St., Ottawa; theft and falsification in theft. Marvin Warnimont, 40, 12751 Road F-12, Ottawa; receiving stolen property. Chad M. Legere, 30, 2180 Lake Circle Drive, Apt. E, Continental; breaking and entering and theft of a motor vehicle. Dispositions/June 5 Jason M. Williams, 33, 19669 State Route 697, Delphos, pleaded guilty to attempted permitting drug abuse, a misdemeanor. He faces up to six months in jail and $1,000 in fines. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted. Sentencing was scheduled for 2:30 p.m. July 18. Dispositions/June 8 Leann M. Altman, 33, 8034 E. Main St., Ottawa, pleaded guilty to grand theft over $7,500. Bond was continued while a pre-sentence investigation is conducted. Sentencing was scheduled for 11:30 a.m. July 11. New Cases Ronnie L. Kaufman, Ottawa, and Mary L. Kaufman, Ottawa; dissolution without children. JP Morgan Chase, Westerville, v. Mitchell C. Furry, Leipsic; foreclosure. Erica P Sanchez, Brownsville, . Texas, v. David Sanchez, Leipsic; registration of foreign support. Cach, LLC, Denver, v. Thomas P . Kelly Jr., Cloverdale; money. Bank of America, Simi Valley, Calif., v. Kenneth L. Williamson, Continental, and Patricia A. Williamson, Continental; foreclosure. sumption. Sentence: 180 days jail, $250 fine, with 180 days jail suspended and completion of an assessment at Pathways Counseling Center with 16 hours community service. Adrian M. Morales, 24, 310 E. Pendleton St., Columbus Grove, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia. Sentence: 30 days jail, $250 fine, with 30 days and $100 suspended, and six-month license suspended. He was also fined $150 for failure to reinstate. Charges of possession of drugs, unauthorized use and turn signal were dismissed. Judgments/June 4 Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, default judgment v. Juan R. Orduno, Ottawa, $1,325.78, plus interest and costs. Dispositions/June 5 Federico Rocha Jr., 41, 6689 State Route 18, Hamler, charged with retaliation, a felony, bound over to common pleas court. Letisia Ayala, 56, 215 Orchard Drive, Lot 2, Leipsic, pleaded no contest to domestic violence and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, $150 fine, with 180 days jail suspended and complete assessment at Pathways Counseling Center. She also pleaded no contest to endangering children and was found guilty. Sentence: 180 days jail, $150 fine, with 180 days jail and $150 suspended and have no contact with the victim.
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Dispositions/May 31 Wesley J. Reynolds, 29, 720 N. Cory St., Findlay, pleaded no contest to passing bad checks and was found guilty. Sentence: Three days jail, $50 fine, with three days jail suspended, and restitution of $155 to Family Dentistry. Judgments/May 31 Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, Norfolk, Va., default judgment v. Sarin D. Parkins, Ottawa, $3,745.29, plus interest and costs. LMH ER Medicine Associates, LLC, Lima, default judgment v. Matthew Johnson, Columbus Grove, $268, plus interest and costs. Lima Radiological Associates, default judgment v. Paul E. Michel, Leipsic, $139.85, plus interest and costs. Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lima, default judgment v. Jennifer A. Kettels, Columbus Grove, $172.68, plus interest and costs. Dispositions/June 4 Corbet R. Luna, 20, 403 W. Sugar St., Leipsic, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of underage con-
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June 13 - 19, 2012
Safe and Drug Free Coalition holds year-end meeting
The Safe and Drug Free Coalition held their year-end meeting on June 5, in the Putnam County Educational Service Center’s Assembly Hall. The videos from the first annual Putnam County Youth Advisory Board Video Contest were shown to the attendees. Beth Tobe, the Youth Advisory Board’s facilitator, said the teens wanted students to make a video that would target their peers. The Board selected topics they believed to be pertinent to their fellow students: distracted driving, alcohol, depression/suicide, and eating disorders; the video had to address one or more of the topics. Ottoville High School submitted the winning video, “Life: Are You Willing To Risk It?” which addressed different types of distracted driving. Jon Thorbahn, Ottoville High School Principal, stated students produced the video by themselves, without assistance from teachers. The 25-30 and also students in fifth and sixth grades. These events have offered children a safe and drug-free activity enjoyed by all who attend.” Schroeder presented Jim Kincaid, the principal of Columbus Grove Elementary School with the School/Community Award. Schroeder stated, “This person has always worked with us to provide prevention messages to his students, in the areas of drug prevention and bullying. If we needed a location to hold a county event, he was always willing to work with us to make the event happen. (He) has, numerous times, gone beyond the call of duty to help make his school and the county a better place.” The Safe and Drug Free Coalition is comprised of individuals who represent various sectors in the county. The coalition’s goal is to target areas that put youth at risk, and develop methods to reduce or eliminate the risk. For further information, contact Kathy Schroeder, at 419-523-5951.
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Kathy Schroeder, Putnam County Educational Service Center Prevention Education Coordinator, presents Columbus Grove Elementary Principal Jim Kincaid with the 2012 Individual Award. students who were involved in the video worked on it outside school hours. Tobe said the project was very successful, and that all submitted videos will eventually be available on the ESC’s web site. The Putnam County Task Force for Youth presented two awards, one to a business and one to an individual for efforts in prevention. Kathy
Jeanne Botkin, President of the NANCY KLINE • Putnam Voice Putnam County Task Force for Youth, presents Kristi Smith, owner Mike Klear presents Gerri Hempof Grove Skateland, with the 2012 fling an award for her collaberation with the Putnam County Sherrif’s Business Award. Dept. on distracted driving. Schroeder, the Putnam County Educational Service Center Prevention the Putnam County Task Force for Education Coordinator, remarked, Youth, presented Grove Skateland’s “Prevention efforts would never owner, Kristi Smith, with the Busiwork in our county if it were not ness Award. Botkin related, “This for all the collaboration among us. business has done a wonderful job of Putnam County is blessed to have so collaborating with the Task Force for many people who are willing to help Youth to provide drug-free activities to make our county’s project success- for children in Putnam County. Over ful. It is great to be able to ask for the years, they have worked with the help and have people willing to assist Task Force to hold skating parties for us. “ Jeanne Botkin, the President of students in third and fourth grades,
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OTTAWA — While politicians talk behind closed doors in Washington, AARP Ohio volunteers are conducting “You’ve Earned a Say” listening sessions in communities across the state to give Ohioans the chance to make their voices heard on the future of Medicare and Social Security. Kalida residents Jim and Cheryl Fortman, who volunteer with the AARP Ohio advocacy team, are teaming up with the Putnam Co. Council on Aging and The Ottawa Senior Center to offer a “You’ve Earned a Say” listening session at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 25, at the Ottawa Senior Center. Call the Center at 419-523-5593 to reserve a seat. All ages welcome. AARP Ohio volunteers are conducting listening sessions to gather residents’ ideas because members tell us they want to be heard. Social Security and Medicare are critical issues for most of AARP’s 1.5 million members in Ohio. Nine out of 10 Ohioans who are age 65 and older are collecting the Social Security benefits they earned during a lifetime of hard work, and more than 2 million Ohioans rely on Medicare for their health coverage. Participants in all the listening sessions across the state are being asked to complete a short survey on Social Security and Medicare. Those who can’t attend a session can complete the survey online at www.earnedasay.org. To request a survey be sent to your home, or to find a listening session near you, call AARP Ohio toll free at 866-389-5653. Here are details about next week’s listening session in Ottawa: AARP Ohio volunteers leading the session are Jim and Cheryl Fortman of Kalida. The session is Monday, June 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ottawa Senior Citizens Center, 1035 E. Third Street, Ottawa. Call the Senior Center at: 419-523-5593 to reserve a seat. All ages welcome. Come and bring a friend. For questions call Kathy Keller, AARP Ohio, 614-2221507 direct line.
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WATCH FOR IT Master Gardeners presenting programs during Farmers Market
OTTAWA — The Putnam County Master Gardeners will present free information for the public during the Ottawa Farmers Market in June. On June 16, the topic is “Succulent and Container Gardening”. On June 30, the topic is Composting. The Ottawa Farmers Market runs every Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 until October 6 in the municipal parking lot on the corner of Main and Oak Streets in downtown Ottawa. Vendors to the market are always welcome. To register, contact the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-523-3141 or www. ottawachamber.org
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Putnam County students were ‘Jumping Into Jedi’
Upcoming fifth and sixth grade students from Putnam County participated in “Jumping Into JEDI” at the Putnam County Educational Service Center on June 6. The children participated in numerous activities that they were encouraged to bring back to their schools in order to teach others about making positive choices and feeling good about themselves. Savannah Guevara, Leipsic, Jacquelyn Jimenez, Leipsic, and Skylee Pardo, Ottawa, made friends from other schools during “Jumping Into JEDI.” Students wove a web during an activity in which they had to tell something they liked about themselves during “Jumping Into JEDI.”
Area senior citizens invited to join Senior Executive Club
The Meadows of Kalida is extending an invitation for all area Senior Citizens to join our Senior Executive Club (SEC) this year. This club it is free of charge and is held monthly. A complimentary meal, special presentation and other fun activities such as Bingo, with a $50.00 Wal-Mart Card coverall, and door prizes are just a part of this exciting club! Now is a great time to get to know or re-connect with those in your community! The next meeting is Tuesday, June 19, at 12:30 p.m. in the assisted living dining room.
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COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. James E. Doty, of Columbus Grove, will celebrate 50 years of marriage June 16, 2012. An open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., June 16, 2012, at the Eagles Hall, on W. Sycamore St., in Columbus Grove. The couple request that gifts be omitted. Doty and the former Caroline L. Holmes were married June 16, 1962, at St. Luke Episcopal Church, in Pleasant Ridge, Mich., by Father John French. They are the parents of two sons, James A. Doty, of Champaign, Ill. and the Rev. Daniel J. Doty, of Wad-
Esther E. Duling
Esther E. Duling, 89, died at 8:55 p.m. June 10, 2012, at Putnam Acres Care Center, Ottawa. She was born Nov. 19, 1922, in Glandorf to Ignatius and Mary Nuveman Schroeder, who preceded her in death. On June 9, 1945, she married James J. Duling, who survives in Ottawa. Mrs. Duling was a homemaker. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was a graduate of Glandorf High School, where she was the class valedictorian. She loved sewing, gardening and canning. Survivors also include four children, Thomas (Ruth) Duling, of Davisburg, Mich., Dorothy (Tom) Leib, of Marion, Marsha (Greg) Stechschulte, of Columbus Grove, and Timothy Duling, of Ottawa; 11 grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; and a brother, Andrew Schroeder of Ottawa. She was preceded in death by a son, David Duling; six brothers, Anthony, Martin, Hugo, Benno, Linus and Robert Schroeder; and three sisters, Genevieve Schroeder, Agnes Warnecke and Mary Morman. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa. Father Matt Jozefiak will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where a Scripture service will be held at 2:30 p.m. and a Knights of Columbus rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to SS. Peter & Paul Education Fund. Condolences can be expressed at lovefuneral home.com.
Doris M. Burman Rayman
Doris M. Burman Rayman, 81, died at 12:18 p.m. June 10, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. She was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Putnam County to Orval and Ethel Betts Burman, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 15, 1951, she married Stanley Rayman, who died June 23, 2011. Mrs. Rayman was a homemaker and had been a waitress at The Village Pantry restaurant. She had also operated a coffee shop and gas station in Vaughnsville for several years. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren. Survivors include two daughters, Rhonda (Bruce) Sparrow and Sondra (Kirk) Martini, both of Lima; four grandchildren, Lisa (Robert) Smith, of Vaughnsville, Amy (Kevin) Busick, of Pataskala, Matthew Martini, of Celina, and Michael (Kayla Daley) Martini, of Vaughnsville; five greatgrandchildren, Zach and Ian Smith, Thomas and Lillianne Busick, and Morgan Martini; a sister, Evelyn Burman, of Vaughnsville, two brothersin-law, Robert (Alice) Rayman, of Romeoville, Ill., and Gene (Alice) Rayman, of Elida; and a sister-inlaw, Mildred Rayman, of Ottoville. She was preceded in death by a brother, Clifford Burman; two brothers-inlaw, Glen and Paul Rayman; and two sisters-in-law, Maxine Crowe and Mary Rott. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove. The Rev. Mark Walls will officiate. Burial will be in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove. Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Presbyterian Church hosting rummage sale
Ottawa Presbyterian Church will hold their annual rummage sale this Thursday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, June 15, from 9 a.m. until noon. Friday will be “Fill a Paper Sack for $5” day. The church is located at 150 N. Oak Street, Ottawa.
sworth. They have eight grandchildren. Doty and his wife are both retired from St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Imagination Library to hold coloring contest
The United Way of Putnam County is accepting entries for their Imagination Library Coloring Contest. The coloring page and entry form are available online at www.unitedwaypc.net. The contest is open to all Putnam County children up to age ten. All entries will be displayed in the United Way booth in the merchants’ building at the Putnam County Fair, June 18-23. The contest will be judged by People’s Choice. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: Ages 0 to 6; and ages 7 to 10. One winner in each category will receive a $10 cash prize. Completed coloring pages and entry forms may be brought to the United Way office or mailed to: UWPC Coloring Contest, Box 472, Ottawa. Entry deadline is June 18.
Sarah and Joseph Stewart
COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stewart, of Columbus Grove, will celebrate 25 years of marriage June 13, 2012. A family dinner is planned for that evening. Stewart and the former Sarah Knott were married June 14, 1987, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Columbus Grove, by Father Keith McCormick. They are the parents of two sons, Josiah Stewart, of Columbus Grove and Josh (Michelle) Stewart,
Lucille Ann Gremaux
Lucille Ann Gremaux, 82, of New Haven, Ind., formerly of Ottoville, died June 8, 2012, at her residence with her family at her side. She was born in Ottoville to Frank and Rose Allemeier, who preceded her in death. Her husband of almost 62 years, Manford Gremaux, survives. Mrs. Gremaux was a loving mother and wife. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, Ind. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Moose Lodge 1480. Survivors also include two sons, Terry (Gayla) Gremaux and Todd (Beth) Gremaux, both of New Haven, Ind.; a sister, Alice Kahle, of Kalida; a sister-in-law, Judy Allemeier, of Delphos; four grandchildren, Terri Lee, Joshua, Brandon and Brian Gremaux; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bob, Fred and Leroy Allemeier. Services were held Monday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, Ind. The Rev. James Seculoff officiated. Burial was in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorial contributions may be made to the Masses. Condolences may be expressed at www.harper funeralhome.com. Special thanks to Parkview Home & Hospice and her wonderful caring friends and neighbors.
of Lima; and one daughter, Ashley (Brad) Ellerbrock, of Ottawa. They have three grandsons. Stewart is self-employed in the window and door business. His wife retired this year as a teacher at Kalida School.
OTTOVILLE — Karen and Denny Behr, of Troy and Jim and Connie Rhodes, of Ottoville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Joan Rhodes, to Parker Alan Davis, son of Mark and Margie Davis, of Casstown. The bride-elect is a graduate of Troy High School and Saint Mary’s College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. The groom is a graduate of Miami East High School and The Agricultural Technical Institute of The Ohio The couple will exchange State University with an wedding vows at 1:30 p.m., associate’s degree in land- June 16, 2012, at St. Patscape construction. rick’s Church in Troy.
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Leona Pansy Ladd
Leona Pansy Ladd, 72, died at 7:42 p.m. June 9, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental. The Rev. Brent Gibson will officiate. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Anna E. Martin
Anna E. Martin, 96, died at 10:27 a.m. June 6, 2012, at Sunrise Senior Living, Findlay. Services were held Saturday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic. Pastor Aaron Kaukonen officiated. Burial was in West Belmore Cemetery, West Belmore.
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Virginia Mae Kline
Virginia Mae Kline, 82, of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her residence. She was married to Robert Kline, formerly of Gilboa, and he preceded her in death Funeral services were held Tuesday Gay Street United Methodist Church, The Rev. Denise Marikis officiated. Burial was in Harmon Cemetery in Gilboa, Ohio.
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PROFESSIONAL THE WESTERN OHIO REGIONAL TREATMENT AND HABILITATION A 94 bed regional treatment facility located in northwest Ohio that provides comprehensive treatment for convicted felons with substance abuse issues, is seeking a The candidate must have experience in the supervision of personnel in a correctional facility or parole/probation agency or equivalent education and experience. She/he must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work, education or a related field, with a master’s degree in the same areas highly desired. Certification in substance abuse and/or treatment, such as CDCA, LCDCII or III, or LICDC, an LSW, LISW or LPC is a definite plus. The WORTH Center offers a competitive salary with benefits that include membership in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System as well as comprehensive medical insurance, paid life insurance, vacation and sick leave. Optiona dental and eye-care coverage and additional payroll investment options are also available. Must be a team-oriented individual with strong leadership skills who works well with others, has a proven track record of success, strong references and excellent work history. Worth Center applications are available on-line at http:// worthcenter.net or in person at the facility. Fill out and return with a current resume by 4p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 to: Dr. Mark Fuerstenau Executive Director The WORTH Center 243 East Bluelick Rd Box 5305 Lima, Oh 45802 or email to the Director of Human Resources, Peg Elmquist at: pelmquist@ allencountyohio.com Questions, call 419-2223339, ext. 203 or email the above address. The W.O.R.T.H. Center is an equal opportunity employment facility and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. PURE BRED Yorkie Puppies Males 1st shots and wormed. $400 (both parents AKC registered). Call 419-273-2656
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Transportation, Logistics Description: Immediate opening for OTR Driver with Class A CDL license. $.45 per mile. Flexible hours on the road. Hauling: Building materials, steel products, pipe, machinery and vehicles, and general freight. Must Have: 23 years of birthdays Minimum of two years operating tractor/trailer Able to perform essential functions of the job with no restrictions. Knowledge of loading/unloading and securing freight a must. Must Have Medical Card Must have solid work history with proven track record of timeliness, attendance, and a clean driving record. No DUI’s or Reckless Driving No Felony Convictions Drug Free Workplace: Employment contingent upon MVR check background/employment history check and negative pre-placement drug screen. Subject to random screens as well. E-mail resumes to: email@example.com Fax resumes to: 419-358-1501 Ken Lugibihl Auto & Truck Sales, Inc. 141 St. Rte. 103 Bluffton, Oh 4581 DRIVERS
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Duties: Position is an unclassified position serving at the pleasure of Common Pleas Judiciary under administrative supervision of the Director of Court Services/Chief Probation Officer. Under administrative direction, assists in the day-to-day oversight, management, administration and supervision of all functions associated with the overall operations of adult probation department and related services. In addition to maintaining an active caseload and co-facilitating behavioral treatment groups, the position participates in a variety of probation-related functions such as personnel management, fiscal management, records management, office management, space and equipment management, public education, research, advisory services and intergovernmental relations related to probation operations and services. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree with a preference in the behavioral sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university AND seven (7) years experience in the fields of corrections or probation, or working with offenders in some equivalent capacity with at least four (4) years of progressively increasing responsibility in an administrative or supervisory capacity OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge and skills (both in the field of probation and management) have been achieved. Certification or participation in the Supreme Court of Ohio Court Managers Program and a Master’s Degree is preferred. Submit resume by June 25, 2012 to: Kimberly M. Switzer, MBA, CCM Director of Court Services/ Chief Probation Officer 300 South Main Street Findlay, Ohio 45840
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2007 Harley Davidson Softail Deuce, Great shape, black, lots of chrome. $11,750/best offer. Call 419-615-9218
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2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER 1200XL, 1,623 miles, custom paint and parts. One of a kind. $9,000/best offer. Call 419-233-1867
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A highly energetic, motivated person needed for food service delivery in a growing hospital. Must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a self starter with a positive attitude. A team player with an excellent attendance record is essential. Previous food service/prep experience preferred. Must be selfdirected and possess a commitment to service. Must be willing to complete serve safe class. PRN to fill in as needed Shift is 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Must have ability to cover weekends and holidays Excellent Wage Please mail or fax resume to: Pat Farmer, HR Coordinator Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery 801 Medical Drive, Suite B Lima, OH 45804 Fax: 419-222-1832 Equal Opportunity Employer
Associate Pastor for Youth
Focus on youth and young adult ministries in an urban context. Develop innovative outreach and discipling. Equip adults to be in ministry with youth. Provide pastoral care with the families embraced in these ministries. Other responsibilities include some general pastoral and staff responsibilities (preaching, worship leadership, meetings, hospital visits, etc.) 3/4 time. Skills desired in addition to youth ministry skills include music and technology. Respond to Trinity United Methodist Church in Lima. bhardesty@ limatrinityumc.org
vacation, paid holidays/ sick days. Life/ Medical Insurance, Retirement Benefits. Area Agency on Aging 3, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Grantor Agency. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Criminal Background check/ drug screen will be required of final applicant.
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2008 YAMAHA ROADSTAR SILVERADO S. Extra chrome 4,000 ,miles. $7,400. Call 567204-3840 2009 HARLEY-DAVIDSON Super Glide Custom, 5,670 miles, excellent condition. $10,000 firm. Call 419-296-9965
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Those interested should submit a resume to Area Agency on Aging #3, by June 19th, 2012 to Attention: Jason Woods HR/ EEO Coordinator 200 E. High St 2nd Floor Lima, Ohio 45801
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1997 FORD E X P L O R E R SPORT, 96,000 miles, immaculate condition. $2,850. Call 419-235-3661 or 419-235-3730 2000 CHEVROLET Blazer, low miles. Excellent condition. $7,000. Call 419-371-9004 between 6 pm and 9 pm.
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Putnam County HomeCare & Hospice is seeking dependable and reliable nurse aide applicants with a genuine interest in home care to work part-time with some weekend & evening hours. State tested aides preferred. Send resume to Putnam County HomeCare & Hospice, P.O. Box 312, Ottawa, OH 45875 or Fax to 419-5236328 by 4:30pm on July 2, 2012
Hilty Home is now accepting applications for nurse aide training classes. Classes will be held in our facility 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from July 16 - July 27. Accepting applications through July 2 @ Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora, Ohio
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On your Retirement
D&D Trucking would like to say “Congratulations” and “Thanks” to Dave Rott for all the years of service and dedication. We wish Dave a long and happy retirement! If you would like to be part of our family, work for a safe, compliant company with long-term goals and a long history of quality service, contact us at D&D Trucking and Services, Inc., 5025 N. Kill Rd., Delphos, OH 45833
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A strong community network, fundraising skills and ability to facilitate large groups experience is required. Responsible for securing sponsors, budgets, coordinating events and handling multiple projects. Requires good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of area businesses and ability to work independently. Send cover letter and resume to
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PROFESSIONAL The W.O.R.T.H. Center, a Community based Correctional Facility, is seeking a A Bachelors Degree and valid Ohio Teaching Certificate is required. Knowledge of Social and Educational problems of felony offenders is preferred. The position is 40 hours per week with a full benefit package. A complete job description is available on file at the WORTH/ Center. Please submit resume and WORTH application to the attention of: Dr. Mark Fuerstenau Executive Director You may apply in person or by mail at: 243 E. Bluelick Road Lima Ohio 45802. Deadline: Friday, June 15 2012 at 4:00pm You may download an application at: www.worthcenter.net. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! The WORTH Center is an Equal Opportunity Employment Facility and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin.
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16’ BASS ALUMCRAFT 50 Horse, Mercury, Console, fish finder, live wells, trolling motor, trailer, 4 seats, misc. $3,650. Call 419-235-8089 1984 SEA SPRITE with trailer, Open Bow V, 17’, 140 horse I/O, 2 anchors, 7 life jackets, 2 oars, Lorance GPS/finder combo. Stainless prop, convertible top, side curtains, full road cover. $3,400. Call 419-6425985 1984 THOMPSON 18.5’ 170 horse power I/O, very nice. $2,800. Call 419-233-2277
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1978 MGB convertible, 56,000 miles. Good condition. New top, new stereo. $6,000/best offer. Call 419-228-0201 or 419-230-8007
30’ CAMPER 16’ slide, very very nice. Includes premium lot rent at lake. $9,700. Call 419303-7840 1990 5TH WHEEL Camper New awning 2011, refrigerator 2004. 27 foot. Includes hitch. Sleeps 6. $3,500/best offer. Call 419-394-8109 1999 29’ COACHMAN LEPRECHAUN Motor home, low mileage, sleeps 6, V 10 engine, queen bed in rear, 2 TV’s, 2 air conditioners, generator, awning and more. Might take late model car or truck on trade. $16,000/best offer. Reason for selling health. 419-568-5012
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Put your sales experience to work at Primrose Retirement Community, a premier independent and assisted living community in Lima. We are seeking a highly skilled sales professional with a proven track record and strong closing abilities to increase occupancy and revenue by implementing your proactive sales skills and abilities. The ideal candidate will possess these qualifications: • Prior experience selling senior residential living, health care services or hospitality services preferred • Excellent closing skills • Ability to build effective professional relationships
DTR Industries, a Tier 1 automotive supplier in Bluffton, is currently looking for qualified candidates to fulfill the roles of
∂ Proficient in basic histology skills, including microtomy ∂ Daytime hours, full or part-time ∂ HT or HTL (ASCP) desired, but not required. Charles River offers salary commensurate with experience, flexible benefits, and an opportunity for professional growth and development. Qualified candidates may apply at: www.criver.com Charles River 640 N. Elizabeth St. Spencerville, OH 45887 EOE M/F/C/D
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GENERAL A progressive employer, we offer competitive salary (starting pay over $20/hour with increases in the first two years) and benefits, including premium - free medical. We also offer dental insurance, vacations, paid holidays, 401(k) with company match and much more. We are currently taking resumes for: Candidates must be able to perform the following: ∂ Analyze and correct problems in both AC and DC electrical circuits. ∂ Make programs for controlling various types of machines including robots and interfaced, automatic lines. ∂ Diagnosis of hydraulic and pneumatic problems and make necessary corrections. ∂ Troubleshooting and repair plant piping involving compressed air, steam or water. ∂ Diagnose and correct mechanical problems involving gears, chain and belt drives, conveyors, extruders and presses. Minimum Requirements: ∂ 2 - 4 years of machine troubleshooting experience ∂ Experience programming PLC’s ∂ Experience diagnosing and correcting hydraulic and pneumatic systems ∂ Ability to work independently Resumes can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 419-369-4396 to apply for this position. DTR is an equal opportunity employer
2003 SPORTSMAN 5th wheel, sleeps 8 - 10, bunkhouse, 1 pull out, clean. $15,000. Call 419-358-6130 TRADES
Showe Management is currently seeking couples to co-manage apt. properties in central Ohio. The duo would be responsible for office management tasks and maintenance. Previous office mgmt. experience as well as general maint. skills are required. The duo would receive shared housing at the location with utilities provided.These are salaried positions. We are looking for two people who would be able to work cohesively and well together. Fax resume to: 614-487-2579 or e-mail to: email@example.com EEOC
SKILLED TOOL & DIE MAKER
P & A Industries, located in Findlay, OH, is a Tier 1 ISO/TS 16949 Automotive Stamping and Assembly Manufacturer seeking a SKILLED TOOL & DIE MAKER. Successful Candidate should have 5 plus years experience in automotive metal stamping, must possess experience in progressive dies with presses up to 1000 tons, be able to build, repair, and maintain all types of dies, and weld fixtures and be skilled in problem solving. P & A is a progressive company that is committed to employee involvement and growth and offers a competitive top wage of $23.95 and an excellent benefit program including: To apply for an opportunity for growth send a resume to: P & A Industries, Inc. HR Dept. – Tool & Die Maker P.O. Box 1446 Findlay, OH 45839 Equal Opportunity Employer
2006 HONDA 450R, Black, electric start, new back tires. $3,200/best offer. Call 419615-9218
AAP St. Marys Corp. is a leader in the design and manufacture of cast aluminum wheels for OEM automakers. As a subsidiary of Hitachi Metals America, our reputation for high quality products and customer satisfaction has helped us continue to grow and provide our associates with over 24 years of steady employment. Now, our business is growing again, creating the following new employment opportunities: MACHINE REPAIR TECHNICIANS - To perform installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of various machinery & equipment. Minimum Qualifications: • At least three years of multi-trade experience/training with industrial electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, robotics, and PLC’s required • Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments, gauges, test equipment, and blueprints/schematics required • High school diploma or equivalent and formal vocational training required PRODUCTION OPERATORS - To perform machine operations and handling, inspection, and testing of products. Minimum Qualifications: • At least one year of manufacturing, production operator experience required • Excellent attendance and commitment to teamwork and continuous improvement essential • High school diploma or equivalent required In return for your expertise, AAP offers a competitive wage plus profit-sharing and excellent fringe benefits--including medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with Company matching, paid vacation, paid holidays, and more. If you’re looking for a career opportunity with a growing company, then we want to hear from you. Please send your qualifications with salary history to:
AAP St. Marys Corp. 1100 McKinley Road St. Marys, OH 45885 ATTN:Human Resources
• Effective verbal, written, communication and presentation skills. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Positive attitude Please send your resumes to: lima@ primroseretirement.com or apply online at: www.primrose-careers.com
Hancock County Common Pleas Court Findlay, Ohio
Duties: Position is a classified position serving the Common Pleas Judiciary under administrative supervision of the Director of Court Services/Chief Probation Officer. Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining a felony probation caseload adhering to specific court and grant guidelines; generating various court-ordered reports; facilitating behavioral treatment groups; coordinating treatment efforts with external providers; serves as liaison with law enforcement agencies. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree with a preference in the behavioral sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years experience in the fields of corrections or probation, or working with offenders in some equivalent capacity. Certification in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Modalities and the Ohio Risk Assessment is preferred. Submit resume by June 25, 2012 to: Kimberly M. Switzer, MBA, CCM Director of Court Services/ Chief Probation Officer 300 South Main Street Findlay, Ohio 45840
FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES NOW HIRING MANAGERS/ SHIFT LEADERS
Five Guys Burgers & Fries coming to Lima. Applicants must be full time and have food service experience. On-site accepting applications June 18th noon - 3pm and June 20th 4 - 6pm located at 3292 Elida (same plaza as Chipotle) Training begins immediately.
THE DOEPKER GROUP
is currently looking for candidates for several positions across the area. Plant Manager(run high volume steel facility of 70 people, forging experience required). Maintenance Technician (PL’s, 3 phase electric), Tool and Die Maker (progressive die experience, Journeyman’s card preferred) and Engineering Technician (CAD and PSP knowledge). We currently have over 50 positions in NW Ohio. For more information and to apply, please go to: www.thedoepkergroup.com EOE
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June 13 - 19, 2012
History shared during church tours
The bell at Columbus Grove First Presbyterian Church cracked when they rang it to announce Abraham Lincoln’s death. St. John’s United Methodist Church was an Evangelical United Brethren Church, Columbus Grove, when it was built. This was the style of churches the EUB’s built These were only a few of the historical facts shared last Sunday when the Putnam County Historical Society hosted open houses at four Putnam County Churches including the Presbyterian and United Methodist Church. Tours were also given of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Miller City, and Christ Lutheran Church in Continental.
Joe Balbauh, Mary Jane Miller, and Jared Horstman talk about the history of St. Nicholas Catholic Church (shown) during Sunday’s tour of the churches. Putnam County Historical Society member Brenda Walters (l) shows Bev Leis historical pictures of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Columbus Grove, during a historical tour of four churches in the county.
NANCY KLINE photos • Putnam Voice
Ann Hilty and Alice Blockburger talk to Putnam County Historical Society member Millie Ruen (r) in the Columbus The stained glass window in Grove First Presbyterian Church during Sunday’s tour of Columbus Grove First Presbyterian Church was an attrachistorical churches. tion during Sunday’s tour of churches.
WHAT WE’RE UP TO …. HOME PHOTOS AND MORE!
So you think you have a pretty neat photo of a family member, pet or fun event? We’d love to see it. E-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll publish it on the Web and we might just publish it here too.
This statue of St. Nicholas was carved in Germany and sent over to St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Miller City accompanied by gifts since St. Nicholas always gave out gifts.
This view shows the interior of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Columbus Grove. The church was one of four open for tour last Sunday.
Barbara Bidlack and Rose Marie Stanton, lifelong members of Christ Lutheran Church in Continental look over historical documents of the church. The interior of the Christ Lutheran Church in Continental.
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