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Penny Emerick 1960 -2019

Penny S. Emerick, 59, died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at 8:22 a.m. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

She was born on Sept. 24, 1960, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Oren and Pauline “Pug” (Dyer) Wright. Penny was previously married to the late Tom Emerick and they were divorced. 

Penny worked for Chief Supermarket, Lima, as a cashier. 

She is survived by her brother, Tracy Wright of Kenton; two sisters: Sherry (Doug) Sauer of Findlay and Patty Burkheimer of Lima; five nieces and nephews: Scott Sauer, Lisa (Dennis) Messmore, Doug (Amber) Sauer, Jr., Chad (Katie) Burkheimer and Dyllan Burkheimer; and seven great nieces and nephews.

Jerry "Fred" Allen was a 1977 Upper Scioto Valley HS graduate

Jerry L. “Fred” Allen, 61, died on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at 11:07 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on May 11, 1958, in Kenton, Ohio, to the late Joe D. and Luella Rose (Lamb) Allen. 

Fred formerly worked for Nelson Packaging of Lima.  He was a 1977 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School.

He is survived by his two sons: A.J. Allen and Codey Allen both of Ada; a sister, Patty Haney of McGuffey; and his great niece Caley Haney who he loved with all his heart. 

Bulldog harriers run at district meet

By Cort Reynolds
COLUMBUS GROVE - The Ada boys cross country team finished 10th in the 12-team Div. III district 2 meet at Columbus Grove Saturday morning.

Minster took first place with 40 points, with Parkway second (76) and Marion Local third (106). Allen East finished seventh (169), Hardin Northern eighth (184) and Ada 10th (272).

Spencerville and Lima Perry did not have the requisite five runners to field a team score.

Bulldog senior Hunter Wells finished 39th in the field of 72 runners with a season-best time of 19:46.9.

Michael Edens was a 1969 Ada HS graduate

Michael V. Edens, 69, died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at 9:34 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.

He was born on Aug. 1, 1950 in McGuffey, Ohio, to the late Adam Francis and Doris (Baughman) Edens. On May 5, 1974, he married Barbara Elaine Gentis and she survives in Qunicy.

Michael retired after 29 ½ years from CompAir  LeRoi as a machinist and inspector.  He spent six years in the Ada Unit of the Ohio National Guard.  Michael was a 1969 graduate of Ada High School. He coached Summer Youth Sports in Quincy and DeGraff for 15 years and was a former 4-H advisor.

"I wouldn't trade it for the world"

Kyle Neff can't imagine life without running

By Bud Denega, ONU sports information
Kyle Neff still remembers the day, April 30, 2012. It was on this day where Neff, an eighth-grader at the time, had to have surgery to remove a Brodie abscess in his leg. 

It laymen's terms, Neff had a small chunk of infected matter in his femur. In order to remedy the situation, Neff needed it removed, and the recovery time was extensive. 

E-Cigs remain under investigation

FDA continues to warn consumers of potential risks of vaping

Note: this article is provided by ONU Healthwise Pharmacy.
Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.

Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about a possible risk of respiratory issues tied to e-cig products. At the end of August, the FDA stated that 25 states had reported 215 possible cases of such issues.

The FDA said it is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other government partners to investigate recent severe lung injuries and deaths tied to vaping.

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