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First Person (Ashley Oliver)

City: Wyanet.

Where did you grow up: Princeton.

Family: Husband Nathan, son Ayden.

Pets: Ava, our cocker spaniel; Armpit, the hamster; and three fish.

Occupation: I’m a multi-media consultant at the Bureau County Republican.

What is the last song you listened to: “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey!

What is the last book you read: “Safe Haven” by Nicholas Sparks.

What is the last television show you watched: “New Girl.”

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Chili dogs with cheese.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: A yacht ... to get back home in style!

What is your favorite local restaurant: Los Ranchitos.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I’d pay off all our bills and put enough away for my kid’s schooling. Then I would take my mom to Australia because she’s always wanted to go there.

People would be surprised to know that you: I cry when I read books, and I can do a great robot voice with my son!

What is your favorite thing about the town you live in: I love how we decorate the towns for the holidays. The flags and lights make it so special.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I’d change that flashing red light, on Ace Road, back to normal.


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