Archive for December, 2012

Official Ohio senate president portrait unveiled at statehouse

Following decades of tradition, the official portrait painting of outgoing Ohio Senate President Thomas E. Niehaus (R–New Richmond) was unveiled at a ceremony held in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday evening. Among those speaking at the event were Ohio Governor John Kasich, Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels, and portrait artist Leslie [ Read More ]

Area residents complete personal and career development class

Access and Success for Adults Executive Director, Sue Evans, and Rhonda R. Fannin, Facilitator, partnered with Southern Hills Career and Technical Center Adult Education Director, Vicki Carrington, to offer a free personal and career development class to assist area residents in developing their transitional, educational, and workplace skills. ASA provides essential services for class participants [ Read More ]

Glen Este High School student arrested for making online threat

Staff report The Union Township police department arrested a student from Glen Este High School after receiving reports of threats that a shooting was planned at the school Dec. 21. According to Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia with Union Township Police Department, they began investigating the case after receiving calls Thursday evening. “Union Township Communications center began [ Read More ]

Dean Schneider, 55

Dean Schneider, 55, of Mt. Orab, died Dec. 19 in Lynchburg. Schneider is survived by his daughter Letitia (Jason) Williams, parents Arthur and Nancy Schneider, grandchildren Tyler Bartley, Jace Williams, Kaden Williams and Drew Williams, siblings Doug (Kathy), Wayne (Judy), David (Diane), Dayrell (Sherry) and Darren (Debbie) Schneider, Darlene Fuller, Deborah (Bob) Boyd and Desiree [ Read More ]

Everett Davidson, 80

Everett Davidson, 80, of Amelia, died Dec. 17. Davidson retired from Ford Motor Company. He also served in the Korean War with the United States Army and was a member of the Amelia Masonic Lodge #590. He is survived by his wife Valletta Davidson, children Pamela (Henry) Laws, Mark (Raye Jean) Davidson, eight grandchildren and [ Read More ]

Albert Wilson, 84

Albert Joseph Wilson, 84, of Loveland, died Dec. 17 in Goshen Township. Wilson served in the United States Army during World War II as a technician and was a mechanical engineer for General Electric. He is survived by his children Stephen (Diane) Wilson and Anne Marie Romme, grandchildren Stacy Wilson, Lauren (Aaron) Millsor, Ian (Miranda) [ Read More ]

Marvin Linder, 88

Marvin A. Linder, 88, of Batavia, died Dec. 19 in Anderson Township. Linder served in the United States Army during World War II. He was also a machinist for Diamond International. He is survived by his wife Mary Anne Linder, children DiAnne (Edgar) Goins, Earl (Margie) Linder and Timothy (Michele) Linder, 10 grandchildren and one [ Read More ]

Martha Stanfill, 83

Martha Stanfill, 83, of Goshen, died Dec. 16 at her home. Stanfill was a homemaker. She is survived by her son Dwayne Stanfill. She was preceded in death by her husband Hurstle Stanfill and siblings Marie Creekmore, Mosey, Jessie and Orville Lovitt and step-sister Ruth Lovitt Smith. Services 1:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Evans Funeral [ Read More ]

Nicholas Hale, 63

Nicholas Hale, 63, of Milford, died Dec. 19 in Miami Township. Hale served as a data processing technician and petty officer third class in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was also a Monk. He is survived by his fiance Joan Whalen. He was preceded in death by his mother Ruth Garvin [ Read More ]

Earl Azbill, 64

Earl B. Azbill, 64, of Batavia, died Dec. 15 in Anderson Township. Azbill served as a corporal in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He also worked in the maintenance and manufacturing industry for Zumbiel Packaging. He is survived by his friend Jane Schuler, children Amie (Dean) Liggett and Andrew Azbill and [ Read More ]

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