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Friday, August 25th, 2006 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Three school board members from Mercer County schools say they would be against allowing students to play football this season if a controversy in Kenton played out locally. Dailyn Campbell, 16, and Jesse Howard, 17, have plead . . .
St. Marys Roughriders football fans will observe a moment of silence before tonight's opening game to honor former coach Skip Baughman, who died this morning at a hospice in Toledo. Baughman, 76, suffered a severe stroke Aug. 7 . . .
The Celina tennis team is off to a 4-0 start on the young fall sports season following a 4-1 victory over rival St. Marys on Thursday night. The three Bulldogs' tennis matches all ended in victories for the Green and White. K . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Mandates hike Mercer County election costs
• Ahoy, Miss Budweiser
• Still loving it, despite floods, sour milk
• Mercer County seeking zoning change to prepare for development
• Program moves forward despite decrease in funds
• Man gets 16 months in prison for sexually assaulting St. Marys girl
• St. Marys man indicted for high-speed crash
• Kidz Blitz continues at Bethany
• Celina girls soccer rebounds quickly
• Roughriders roll past Bulldogs by 15 strokes
Local Obituaries
Former St. Marys resident Eugene "Skip" Baughman, 76, died this morning, Aug. 25, 2006, in Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
William Carpenter, 82, 5250 U.S. 33, Rockford, died at 5:35 a.m. Aug. 24, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital. He was born March 14, 1924, in Nelsonville, to Luther and Cecelia Hoover Carpenter. On Nov. 15, 1969, he married Evely . . .
Albert L. Cross, 91, 155 Notheana Drive, St. Marys, died at 2:06 p.m. Aug. 23, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born June 26, 1915, in Pitsburg, to Granvilled and Viola Malcolm Cross. On Sep . . .
Flora Duncan French, 92, of Richland, Ga., died Aug. 22, 2006, at Palmyra Nursing Home, Albany, Ga. She had been ill the past six years. She was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Americus, Ga., to George and Flora Hamil Duncan. She marrie . . .
Ruth Joan Sickles, 72, of Celina, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. Graveside services are rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Jef . . .
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