Monday, August 19, 2013

1972 Scouts at Air Force Academy; and Wayne Ames - Aug. 4

Another clipping and a picture of this scout trip can be found at  Appreciate the WNJ putting two New Vienna related articles in the same space.  Transcription of these two articles from the Wilmington, O., News-Journal, August 4, 1972, follow.  

NV Scouts visit Philmont Scout Ranch and Air Force Academy – July-August, 1972
Clipping from Wilmington (Ohio) News-Journal - Aug. 4, 1972
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Local Scouts Visit Air Force Academy 
As reported by ROBERT SMITH

While returning from an expedition from the National Scout Ranch at Philmont, New Mexico,  Tecumseh Council Scouts traveled north to Colorado Springs, Col., for an overnight stop at Fort Carson.  Monday afternoon the eight Scouts and two advisors visited the United State Air Force Academy.

The tour covered major points of interest such as the Fieldhouse Chapel, and Visitor Information Center.  Cadets were observed in drill as well as off duty.

The crew continued home Tuesday, spending the night in eastern Missouri.  Wednesday the two-car caravan stopped at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati to visit John Uible, one of our number unable to attend the trek since he was stricken with typhoid fever.

The expedition returned to New Vienna Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 2, at 4:30.

Pictured above standing (left to right) Jim Bernard, Kevin Croghan, Dale Hertlein, Brian Smith, Mark Young, Jim Mongold; seated (left to right) Bennie Mathews, Ranger Lynn Davidson, Advisor Gene Williams, Crew Leader and Reporter Robert N. Smith, and Advisor Harold Uible.

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Wayne Ames To Play In All Ohio Band
Wayne Ames, son of Mrs. Jean Ames, New Vienna, has been chosen to play in All-Ohio Boys' Band at the Ohio State Fair Aug. 24 to Sept. 3.  He will play the sousaphone (tuba).

Ames attended AOB band camp in June at Rhodes Center at the state fairground.  Director is Omar Blackman of Cleveland.

Ames will be a junior this fall at East Clinton High School.

In the eighth grade he received a superior rating playing tuba solo in the district contest.  He has been a member of the E-C marching, concert, and stage band for two years and four years grade school band.

Other activities by Wayne include State FFA band two years, 4-H five years, FFA two years.  He won second place in Junior division "Enquirer Boy of the Year" in 1970.  Member of New Vienna United Methodist Church and Union Grange No. 77.

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