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Monday, August 7th, 2006 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Celina apparently will receive $26,000 from a Cleveland-area contractor who wants to tear down the city's infamous Blue Goose. City administration officials still are evaluating seven wide-ranging proposals for the demolition o . . .
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - After suffering their most lopsided defeat this season, and possibly in the history of the program, the Grand Lake Mariners were forced to play in the must-win second game of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate L . . .
The face of the Mercer County Fair is changing, including the physical appearance of the fairgrounds, the lineup for the fair and the people making it happen. At the center of much of the positive changes is Scott Riffle, who w . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• LIA donates $20,000 for land buy
• Granted early prison release
• Year's first fatality in Mercer County
• LIA slams state for lack of funding, delays in riprapping, sediment traps
• Dressed up and on parade, pets show off
• Two injured in accident
• Defending IFL champs hand Cougars first loss
• Fuller holds off Decker's late charge
Local Obituaries
Ken Brinkerhoff, 53, of Portland, Ind., died Aug. 4, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was born Jan. 7, 1953, in Portland, to Calvin and Ruth Smith Brinkerhoff. Survivors ar . . .
Leota M. Cook, 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:55 p.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Lima, to Charles and Waneta Crouch Barrett. On July 1, 1951, she marrie . . .
E. Lowell "Oscar" Lewis, 68, of rural Venedocia, died at 5:05 a.m. Aug. 6, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following an extended illness. He was born June 18, 1938, in Lima, to William Clifford an . . .
Roseann E. Osterfeld, 79, 504 West Plum St., Coldwater, died at 12:15 p.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Celina, to John and Mary Daly Pfeffenberger. On June 5, 1948, she marri . . .
Mercer County native Roger Lee Powell, 81, of Union City, died at 1:30 a.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville. He was born May 28, 1925, in Mercer County, to Benjamin and Luetta Curless Powell. He m . . .
Ruth Joan Sickles, 72, of Celina, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Mary Alice Thomas, 75, of Convoy, died at 8:37 a.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital. She was born July 30, 1931, in York Township, Van Wert County, to Russell and Margaret Kathern Reed Linton. On Feb. 18, 1951, she ma . . .
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