FFA names Member of the Month

CASSTOWN — The November 2018 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Cael Rose. Tthe son of Mark and Cyndi Rose of St. Paris, he is a freshman and first-year member of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter.

Rose lead the Agricultural Soils team to the State FFA Career Development Event. At the district event Rose was the first place individual out 218 individuals. Overall, the Agricultural Soils team placed second in the district. At the State Soils Career Development Event, he placed 57 out 183 individuals.

Every month of the school year, the Miami East-MVCTC FFA will select a student to be the FFA Member of the Month. The officer team will nominate one member that has been actively involved in the FFA chapter, school and community activities. If selected, the member will be recognized at the monthly FFA meeting, have their picture displayed in the Miami East Ag Room, and will receive a special accolade in celebration of their accomplishment.

Garden nozzles on display

PLEASANT HILL — Brass garden hose nozzles are on display during November at the Pleasant Hill History Center, 8 E. Monument St.

Richard Swank has been collecting them since 1970 and has accumulated about 120 — no two alike.

Swank is a member of the History Center and is known locally for his many unique collections and knowledge of local history. He has contributed many items of local history to the inventory at the museum.

There is also a display at the Center featuring Albert “Red” Kramer, who was the local police officer for many years.

The History Center is open every Monday from 3-7 p.m. and is handicapped accessible.

More information is available on the center’s Facebook page or at

Certification offered

TROY — WACO Historic Field and Museum is hosting a basic first aid, CPR and AED training open to the public from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Seats are limited.

The event will be held from noon to 7 p.m. with a break for dinner. Participants will be responsible for their own dinner.

The class will be held at WACO Historic Field and Museum, 1865 S. County Road 25-A, Troy, in the Willis Wing. The class is open to those ages 12 and up. Be sure and pack a meal and snacks for the break times.

The course covers how to react to a stroke, cardiac arrest, and other various emergencies. It also covers how to treat wounds and care for the injured. Participants will receive a completion card for First Aid CPR and Automatic Cardiac Defibrillator (AED) training. The Dayton Aero Cadet Squadron 706 based at WACO will provide the certified instruction.

To sign up for the class, use the or contact Joint Medical Awareness Center, LLC at (937) 475-7641 or