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Saturday, September 29th, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Calvin Freeman no longer takes anything for granted in the wake of two near-fatal heart attacks last week. Freeman, assistant chief of the Celina Police Department, feels blessed to have a new lease on life with virtually no re . . .
FORT RECOVERY - Never say die. Sounds like the calling card for the Fort Recovery Indians. Trailing 13-0 after the first quarter, the Indians came back to take the lead, then after St. John's regained the lead in the fourth q . . .
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry It didn't take long for Marion Local to put its game with Versailles safely in the win column. The Flyers scored 21 points in the first quarter, then added 14 in the second en route to a 56-13 d . . .
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• Another street closing
• Fires reported at Celina home, St. Marys Foundry, Coldwater house
• Lift truck business to pick up and move
• Kenton QBs carve up Celina secondary
• Big plays carry Coldwater past Parkway
• Cardinals top rivals for first victory
• St. Marys pulls upset on road at Ottawa
Andrew Clemens Baumer, 82, state Route 48, Houston, died 7:13 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007, at Triumph Hospital of Lima. He was born on Feb. 25, 1925 in McCartyville to Henry L. and Mary A. Enneking Baumer. On April 28, 1951, he married . . .
Billy Joe Boyd Jr., 58, 626 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, died 3:45 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007, at Dayton VA Medical Center. He was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Grand Lakes, Ill. to Billy J. Sr. and E. Jeanne (Lehman) Boyd. On June 28, 1986, h . . .
Ernest J. Homan, 79, 645 St. Anthony Rd., Fort Recovery, died 11:20 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys following an extended illness. He was born Aug. 14, 1928, in St. Anthony to Edward . . .
Kimberly Houts, 31, 1906 Sutton Drive, died 2:32 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007 at her residence from Kidney disease. She was born on April 20, 1976, in Coldwater to Ronald S. and Betsy A. Borgert Houts of Celina, who survive. Also surv . . .
Ethel Ketron, 96, Winchester, Ind., died Sept. 26, 2007 at Randolph Nursing Home, Winchester. She was born Nov. 7, 1910 in Winchester to Fred and Minnie McGarvey Goodhew. She was married to Kenneth Barker Sr., who is deceased. . . .
Beverly Jean Laffin, 69, rural Wapakoneta, died 9:55 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007 at her residence. She was born on Aug. 23, 1938, to Carroll and Nadine Webb Klingler. On June 28, 1959, she was married to Bill L. Laffin, who survives. . . .
Former St. Marys mayor, Norman P. Opperman, 92, 730 N. Spruce Street, St. Marys, died 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at a daughter's residence in St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
Ruth E. Wine, 81, 237 Candlewood Place, St. Marys, died 11:29 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born on Feb. 9, 1926 in Cincinnati, to Herman C. and Ocia (Apple) Watson. On June 1, 1948, She marrie . . .