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Monday, December 24th, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Everyone knows what jolly 'ole St. Nick is up to this time of year. If he's not packing up gifts or hanging out with Dasher or Dixon, he's probably taking practice flights in the sleigh to avoid Mrs. Claus' to-do list. But wh . . .
It was a defensive struggle, but Celina shot slightly better than Minster and key free-throw shooting down the stretch gave the Bulldogs a 39-33 win over the Wildcats at the Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs improv . . .
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• High school will receive prize of $60,000 for teacher's essay
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Local Obituaries
Ernest C. Eyink, 65, 4786 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 2:45 p.m. Dec. 23, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen. . . .
Eldon Leroy Grapner, 94, of Celina, died Dec. 22, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born May 16, 1913, near Celina, to Edward and Jennie Findley Grapner. On Feb. 19, 1939, he married Mildred . . .
Jim G. Jones, 54, 6350 state Route 219, Celina, died Dec. 22, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to natural causes. He was born March 29, 1953, in Coldwater, to Robert A. Sr. and Betty . . .
Marvin Thaddeus Lemke, 32, 119 Walter St., Cridersville, died at 8:15 p.m. Dec. 19, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Death was due to an apparent heart attack. He was born April 7, 1975, in St. Marys, to Paul and Eliza . . .
Former Celina and Wapakoneta resident Maxine Morgan-Tilley, 84, died at 11:55 p.m. Dec. 20, 2007, at Florida Hospital, Fish Memorial, Orange City, Fla. She was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Cyclone, W.Va., to Joe and Lula Cook Blankens . . .
Coldwater native Anna C. Schmitmeyer, 84, of Sidney, died at 2:41 p.m. Dec. 21, 2007, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. She was born June 9, 1923, in Coldwater, to William and Caroline Selhorst Huelskamp. In November 1946, s . . .
Gerald J. Stammen, 72, of Portland, Ind., died today, Dec. 24, 2007, at his home. Private family services are pending at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .
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