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Monday, April 9th, 2007
Local school districts set new cell phone policies
By Betty Lawrence
The advances in cell phone capabilities have caused a number of headaches for area school administrators.
The Daily Standard has learned most school districts now have cell phone policies, some allowing cell phones in the buildings, but they must be turned off and out of sight, while others strictly prohibit them from being brought into school. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Authorities found the bodies of an elderly woman and her son at their Fort Recovery home Friday night after a concerned friend reported seeing neither of them for several days.
Mercer County Sheriff's deputies forcibly entered the home at 403 S. Wayne St. shortly before 9 p.m. after a family friend arrived on the scene and said the son had threatened suicide several days earlier. [More]
Obituaries on April 9th, 2007
David E. Bigelow, 74, of Rockford, died April 6, 2007, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1933, in St. Marys, to Elwood and Gustie Barnes Bigelow. [More]
Blanche M. Broyles, 81, 03954 Rainbow Drive, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. April 6, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Victoria Mary Eilerman, 84, state Route 705, Sidney, died April 5, 2007.
She [More]
The Rev. Anthony Gamble, 93, of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, died at 3 a.m. April 8, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Laura P. Grimm, 64, 5444 Behm Road, Celina, died at 7 p.m. April 8, 2007, at he [More]
Cletus H. Klosterman, 85, 214 E. Oak St., Celina, died at 4:10 a.m. April 7, 2007, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Marvin B. Muhlenkamp, 82, 8082 E. 600 N., Bryant, Ind., died at 2:05 a.m. April 8, 2007, at his residence due to a extended illness. [More]
Scott A. Thees, 41, 601 Touvelle St., Celina, died at 1:35 p.m. April 5, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Claire C. Tobin, 81, 4700 Coldwater Creek Road, Celina, died at 2:05 a.m. April 5, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital. [More]
Carl E. Wendel, 73, 2557 Frahm Pike, Celina, died at 4:39 a.m. April 5, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
David R. Williams, 63, 403 S. Wayne St., Fort Recovery, was discovered dead April 6, 2007, at his residence from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. [More]
Dorothy L. Williams, 92, 403 S. Wayne St., Fort Recovery, was discovered dead April 6, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on April 9th, 2007
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