Freeze Warning issued April 20 at 10:04AM EDT until April 21 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... ...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... * WHAT...For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 expected. For the Freeze Watch, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 27 possible. * WHERE...Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, from 3 AM to 10 AM EDT Wednesday. For the Freeze Watch, from late Wednesday night through Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties. * WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain will transition to snow this evening. Snow may be heavy at times and lead to reduced visibility. The greatest accumulations will be on grassy or elevated surfaces. Snow will end before daybreak.
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Saturday, February 27th, 2021
Berneice Baltes
Berneice A. Baltes, forever known as Eldora Speedway's First Lady, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her home in New Weston at the age of 93.
She was born on August 29, 1927, in St. Henry, Ohio, to the late Ferdinand and Isabella (Tobe) Moeller.
In addition to her parents, Berneice was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Earl Baltes, whom she married on April 26, 1947; her brother, David Moeller; her brothers-in-law, Nicholas, Ralph and James Baltes; and her sisters-in-laws, Zelma Ernst, Rita Condon and Bertha Siegrist.
Berneice was a classy lady and enjoy tending to the landscape, especially her flowers. Berneice, and her husband, Earl, started Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, where she managed the concessions for nearly 50 years and operated the Eldora Ballroom.
She loved auto racing and the racing fans. Berneice was a member of the Dayton Auto Racing Fans and the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame. She was named the "Woman of the Year" by U.S.A.C race organization. Berneice had a love for music, especially Big Band. She was a lady of faith and an active member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Burkettsville, where she was a part of the St. Bernard Lady's Guild.
Berneice is survived by her children, Starr (Joe) Schmitmeyer, and Terry (Dee) Baltes; her grandchildren, Chad, Tess, Joey, Josh, Kate, and Tish; her 13 great-grandchildren; her brother, Norman (Pat) Moeller, and her sister, Jeanette Fullenkamp; her sister-in-law, Susie Barga; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Burkettsville, with Father John Tonkin and Father Santiago Gaynor as concelebrants. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
The family will receive guests on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, 1000 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until 9:45 AM.
Memorial contributions may be given to the D.A.R.F. Injured Drivers Fund, 1361 Edinburg Drive, Troy, Ohio 45373.
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