Thursday, September 7th, 2006
By Nancy Allen
A Mercer County farm owner will be fined for building a manure storage/cattle feeding barn on his property and having 200 more cattle than allowed, without first getting Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) permits.
The county's soil and water con [More]
By Nancy Allen
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is awaiting the results of water tests before it can determine whether a layer hen farm in Darke County is exempt from a manure pollution violation.
Bill Schwaderer, ODA spokesman, said it would take weeks rather than months before the results are received. [More]
By Laura Walker
The cause of Celina native Kathleen Wangler's death is under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff and Coroner's Office and answers may not be known for weeks.
On the morning of Sept. 4 Wangler's husband, Dr. Mark Wangler, woke to the sound of [More]
Obituaries on September 7th, 2006
Richard Larlham, 95, of 702 Columbia St., St. Marys, died at 8:47 p.m. Sept. 4, 2006, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Betty J. Proffitt, 84, of Celina, died Sept. 6, 2006.
She was born Dec.19, 19 [More]
Orla E. Smith, 83, of Portland, Ind., died Sept. 6, 2006, at his residence.
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Kathleen S. Wangler, 48, of Lima, died at 5:54 a.m. Sept. 4, 2006, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Cause of death is under investigation, see article page A3. [More]
Local pictures on September 7th, 2006
Subscriber stories on September 7th, 2006
Maintenance rules go into effect Sept. 22
A new property maintenance code identifying county nuisances and how to deal with them was adopted by local health officials Wednesday.
The Mercer
MINSTER - Annexation, rezoning and property acquisition topped the agenda at Tuesday night's Minster village council meeting.
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Newly appointed and elected members of the non-profit Rock-ford Area Development Corpor-ation chose officers during its regular meeting Wednesday night.
VERSAILLES - Some say Ver-sigh, most say Ver-sails, but no matter the pronunciation this Darke County community houses a remarkable art collection - 15 life-size, bronze sculptures sprinkled about town as well as an historical arch modeled after the Arc de Triomphe.
Eldora owner wins first event at his own track
ROSSBURG - Tony Stewart invited a few of his NASCAR buddies to Eldora Speedway and then showed them the quick way around the one-half mile dirt oval during the 25-lap Nextel Prelude to the Dream, winning his first feature since purchasing the facility almost two years ago.
A pair of inexperienced teams will meet at Celina Stadium on Friday night as the Van Wert Cougars make the quick trip into Mercer County to face the Bulldogs.
With the first week of conference play producing a few surprise contests, the second week should help separate teams in the conference standings a little better.
7:30 p.m. Friday Minster Memorial Field
Highlights: The Indians gave up 12 unanswered points in their first loss of the season to Parkway on Friday. While the defense gave up just 156 yards to the Panthers, the team gave up a safety and had two turnovers that led to points.
7:30 p.m. Friday Cavalier Stadium
Highlights: The Cardinals rallied from down 14 points to force overtime against Anna, then 6-8 end Scott Schnelle caught a pass from Bryce Bergman to
7:30 p.m. Friday Panther Stadium
Highlights: St. John's turned the ball over four times as St. Henry stayed perfect with a 27-14 win at Stadium Park on Friday.
Parkway scored 12 points in a five-minutes stretch in the second quarter to pick up its first win of the season against Fort Recovery.
7:30 p.m. Friday Brown Stadium
Highlights: The Roughriders looked solid at times in their annual win over Celina in the Battle of Grand Lake, using 189 yards rushing and three Celina turnovers to take the game by 13 points.
7:30 p.m. Friday Booster Field
Highlights: The Tigers scored three times to beat Minster 18-6 to extend their winning streak against the Wildcats to five games.
Anna gave up a 14-point lead and lost to New Bremen in overtime. Coach Bryan Rioch said postgame that his team may have been looking ahead to Versailles.
The Daily Standard Sports Departmnent will begin its leaderboards for football, volleyball and cross country starting the week of Sept. 11.
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