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Monday, June 16th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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A 62-year-old Rockford man died Saturday morning after losing control of his semi along U.S. 33, west of Harner Road. Steven D. Henkle, 708 W. Bridge St., was pronounced dead at Van Wert County Hospital, where he was taken from . . .
An optical scan paper ballot system will be used during the November presidential election, as the Mercer County Board of Elections unanimously approved the decision this morning. Elections board members met this morning with M . . .
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• Bald eaglet rescued following area storm
• Council rejects low bid for used police cruiser
• Grand Lake stumbles to an 0-3 start
• Hines wins second race at Eldora this year
• Parkway wins two over Lima Senior
Local Obituaries
Darlene Roth Dicke, 54, of 1210 Kent Court, St. Marys, died at 11:10 p.m. June 15, 2008, at a daughter's residence in Celina. Death was due to cancer. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
Brody Edward Harrod was stillborn on June 13, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. His parents Jason and Rose Werling Harrod survive in St. Henry. Other survivors are a brother, Carson; and a sister, Hayden . . .
Steven D. Henkle, 62, of Rockford, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, following a semi-truck accident. He was born September 12, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Thorsen and Helen Burris Henkle, . . .
Lowell L. "Chick" Schroeder, 75, 1198 Schroeder Road, Celina, died at 2:53 p.m. June 12, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born Nov. 15, 1932, in Mercer County to Augustus W. and Marie Fennig . . .
Lena Ruth Whitacre, 84, of Redkey, Ind., died June 14, 2008, at her residence She was born in March 3, 1924, in Portland, Ind., to Paul and Inez Baldauf Stults. On June 10, 1987, she married Richard Whitacre, who survives. S . . .
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