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Friday, November 24th, 2006 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
A former Mercer County employee claims that millions of dollars in federal grants to replace bridges on rural roads were based on false information intentionally given to the government. The Federal Highway Administration's Off . . .
The Rev. Jim Schmitmeyer believes God and horses are a combination made in heaven. The former Osgood and North Star area priest and author, who breaks colts in his spare time, uses stories from people drawn closer to God throug . . .
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• Local shoppers flock the stores looking for bargains
• New rules hike passport applications
• Paperwork progressing for new sewer system
• Employees put out fire
• Interviewer of students: Fort Recovery athletes sick of losing
• Mercer Health board will buy $180,000 in software
• Redskins ready to battle Eagles
• Shardo signs with NAIA power Walsh
Local Obituaries
Margie Casey, 81, 1010 Hawthorne St., Celina, died at Nov. 22, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Portland, Ind., to Carl and Emma Gibbons Swigert. On Nov. 17, 1956, she married Robert Casey . . .
Egypt native Martha E. Wehrman Geise, 77, High St., Piqua, died at 9 a.m. Nov. 22, 2006, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. Death was due to natural causes. She was born May 14, 1929, in Egypt, to Fred H. and Clara Rosengarten Wehrma . . .
Elizabeth J. Lemke, 60, 718 W. North St., St. Marys, died at 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 2006, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. She was born May 11, 1946, in St. Marys, to Everett and Mary McLain Adams. On Sept. 26, 1970, she mar . . .
Donald E. "Blue" Smith, 65, 7309 state route 197, Celina, died at 1 a.m. Nov. 22, 2006, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. He was born Feb. 19, 1941, in Auglaize County, to Francis and Emma Roth Smith. On Oct. 10, 196 . . .
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