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Martha Speer


Ohio, Adam Thornton (Nina) of Waverly, W.Va., Vanessa Murray of Marietta, Jennifer Spence (Tyler) of Fleming, Ohio, Brandon Wittekind of Fleming, Ohio and Matthew and Nathan Thornton of Parkersburg; several nieces and nephews; and her close friends at ...

E. Virginia Metz


She is survived by two daughters, Tina (Kevin) Ferguson of Waverly, W.Va. and Tammy Lemley of Parkersburg; one son, David (Kelly) Metz of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Sandra Anderson of Marlington, W.Va. and Saundra Wikelund of Africa; three brothers ...

Archdiocese Fights Nuns for Right to Sell Convent to Singer Katy Perry


The Archdiocese of Los Angeles issued a statement today saying that Katy Perry, rather than a woman who owns several restaurants, is entitled to purchase a Los Feliz property formerly used as a convent because the singer offered a better deal that will ...

Flying high in Waverly


“Some people have said it almost looks futuristic”, said Joe Briant, owner of Just Add Water Flyboard in Waverly. “When I put someone up in the air, and they get it, the expression on their face is just . . . Oh my gosh, I’m flying, I’m flying!

Paint Valley ADAMH board members retire


Judy was appointed to the board in 2007 by the Pike County Commissioners. She is the executive director of the Pike County Outreach Council and resides in Waverly, Ohio. Joan Pelfrey served two terms as a member of the Paint Valley ADAMH Board. She was ...

Single crash now under investigation in Scioto County, OH


The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that happened near the Pike and Scioto County line. On Saturday, June 20, at approximately 3:20 p.m. a car driven by 39 year-old Cassandra D. Blankenship, 39, of Waverly, Ohio ...

Waverly Woman, Child Injured in Saturday Crash


A Waverly woman and a two-year-old child were injured in a single-vehicle crash in southern Pike County, Saturday afternoon. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Cassandra D. Blankenship, 39, was traveling northbound on Germany Road near the Pike ...

Sheriff's Report


June 17, 2015 Deputy Andrews responded to a non-injury accident on US 23. Kelli Black age 33 of Waverly, OH was cited for Assured Clear Distance, when she struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Tracey Cantrill age 44 of Chillicothe, OH. Deputy Andrews ...

Erna Hudson


Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; three daughters, Shirley Ann (Mike) Pearson and Rebecca (Al) Dieterle Jr., both of Sterling, and Claudette (John) Eddy of Waverly, Ohio; five grandchildren, Dustin Frank, Derek Frank, Clinton Pearson, Petra Dieterle ...

Tim Hortons camp gives kids a memorable summer experience


“It’s really cool. It makes you feel all like warm and fuzzy inside like you’re great.” The 14 year old from Waverly Ohio is one of 18 thousand kids across North America who will be able to attend camp this year, thanks to Tim Hortons Childrens ...

Jennifer Lawrence in ‘Waverly inn Restaurssrt'on June 26, 2015...


Jennifer Lawrence in ‘Waverly inn Restaurssrt'on June 26, 2015 in New York City.

Gum Disease Therapy in Toronto


Gum disease can wreak havoc on your oral health. Did you know it’s the most common disease in the United States? Roughly 80% of the population has some form of gum disease, or periodontal disease. Gin…
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Cautions with Jasbug in WAVERLY OHIO

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]



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The importance of local education funding in WAVERLY OHIO

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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The Guardian and a warning to WAVERLY OHIO: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

In http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/02/jehovahs-witnesses-silencing-techniques-child-abuse [6]








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