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Saturday, April 26th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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WAPAKONETA - It was an emotional scene in the packed Auglaize County courtroom on Friday as a St. Marys woman was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing another woman while driving drunk last fall. Alissa Townsend, 49, . . .
Visitors to Celina City Council meetings will still be permitted to talk during discussions outside of the brief audience communication portion - at the discretion of council president Sophia Rodriguez. City Council as a whole . . .
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Local Obituaries
Bartel C. Ahlers, 88, 205 E. College St., Coldwater, died April 25, 2008, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown. He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in St. Henry, to William and Regina Ebbing Ahlers. On Aug. 6, 1971, he married Mary Ni . . .
Mary Rita Borger, 86, a resident at the Gardens at St. Henry, died at 8:30 p.m. April 24, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Coldwater, to Henry and Mary Buschor Kaup. On June 1 . . .
Orval "Jack" K. Davis, 99, of Rockford, died at 7:55 p.m. April 23, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. He was born April 13, 1909, in Ohio, to Bert and Cora Anselman Davis. On Feb. 6, 1929, he married Evelyn Louett . . .
Linda J. Knox, 57, 1100 Myers Road, Celina, died at 8:35 p.m. April 24, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes. She was born Dec. 14, 1950, in Celina, to Leo and Loretta Bertke Lin . . .
Ruth R. Matchett, 86, 842 Chestnut Circle, Greenville, formerly of Fort Recovery, died April 23, 2008 at her residence. She was born Aug. 14, 1921 in Rossburg to Anderson and Myrtle Pearson Matchett. Survivors are an adopted . . .
Paul E. Sanders, 79, formerly of Celina and Minster, died 6:46 p.m. April 24, 2008 at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. He was born Sept. 28, 1928 in Carthagena to Gerald and Viola Topp Sanders. On Feb. 14, 1956, he mar . . .
Maurice Westerheide, 87, 8981 Hoying Road, Anna, died April 25, 2008. Services are pending at N.J. Hogenkamp Sons Inc., Minster. . . .
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