Reacting to hate only encourages groups to return

Freedom Newspapers Toledo, Ohio, residents over the weekend demonstrated why it is generally better to ignore messages of hate than trying to outshout the unreasonable messengers. A crowd that gathered to protest a white supremacist group’s march instead began a riot. The crowd threw rocks at police and vandalized vehicles and stores, burning a bar. […]

Nibert, James

James M. Nibert, 70, of Roswell, died Friday, March 25, 2005. He was born on May 2, 1934, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to Charles Lewis and Rose Aippersbach Nibert. He married Elaine A. LeGrand on Nov. 3, 1956, in Roswell. He served in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Walker Air Force Base. […]

Howe, Kenneth

Kenneth Howe Services: No services are planned. Kenneth William Howe, 83, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 7, 1921, in Casstown, Ohio, to William Amasa and Anna Mae Barnhart Howe. He graduated from Springfield Ohio High School on Jan. 25, 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. […]

Memorial Day dedication appreciated

Memorial Day in Curry County was made even more memorable by the special dedication services of the Curry County war memorial on the library lawn. A personal “thank you” to the Clovis Veteran Council and the Glaze Monument Company for all the planning, effort and labor. May we all always be mindful of the cost […]

Rose, Donald

Donald Rose Services: Have been held. Donald Rose, 66, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Aug. 1, 1937, in Ohio to McKinley and Marie Rose. He married his wife, Mable Bea, in Delaware, Ohio. Family members said he enjoyed meeting new people and talking to everyone […]

Febus, Stephen L.

Stephen L. Febus Services: No local services are planned. Stephen L. Febus, 63, of Fort Sumner, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born on Jan. 26, 1941, in Lancaster, Ohio, to Lowell R. and Geraldine Clora Witham Febus. He was raised in Lancaster, Ohio where he attended and graduated from high […]

Politicians offer little in same-sex marriage issue

Commentary Recent events related to the issue of same-sex marriage didn’t so much change as reveal the still evolving status of this controversial idea as a political issue. President Bush offered a carefully worded defense of “the sanctity of marriage” in his State of the Union address, and Ohio lawmakers approved a measure declaring that […]

Kroczek, Kathryn M. Nadock

Kathryn M. Kroczek Services: Have been held. Kathryn M. Nadock Kroczek, 71, of Willowick, Ohio, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby, Ohio. She was born on April 29, 1932, in Cleveland to Rudolph and Josephine Nadock. She was a member of the Chagrin River Yacht Club in Eastlake, Ohio. Family […]

Musick, James

JAMES MUSICK Services: Have been held. James Michael “Mike” Musick, 53, of Clovis, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at City of Hope Hospital in California. He was born on Dec. 5, 1949, in Kentucky. He lived in Clovis for many years and worked as a clerk for the U.S. Post Office. He married Debbie Jones […]

Rush, Clyde

Clyde Rush Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis. Mr. Clyde E. Rush, 73, of Clovis, retired U.S. Air Force, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Sept. 12, 1929, in Port Clinton, Ohio, to Lillian and Earl Rush Sr. He attended schools in Michigan, […]