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Friday, August 22nd, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
It's summer, and the Bruns family of Celina have taken their boat and crew on the road for another season of racing in the American Power Boat Association (APBA). The trips run from May to October And although the Quantum Leap . . .
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry Twelve hours and half the world away in China, Mark Purdy is the Grand Lake area's man in China. The Celina High School graduate is finishing up his work in covering the 2008 Beijing Summer Olym . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Local hog farmer sued by state over pollution problems
• Commission approves apartment in building
• Officials continue watch on degraded lake properties
• Vaccine hours changing; doctors seek patient info
• Sanitarians get OK to close unsafe public pools
• Mercer County residents can get rid of hazardous materials
• Mercer County Elks has busy day
• Celina girls netters earn another shutout win
Local Obituaries
Rebecca Jean Bowers, 48, 805 McKinley Road, St. Marys, died at 5:05 p.m. Aug. 20, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following complications from heart surgery. She was born Aug. 5, 1960, in Muncie, Ind., to Glen and Jud . . .
Larry G. Downam, 60, 813 Murlin St., Celina, died Aug. 18, 2008, at University Hospital, Cincinnati. Death was due to natural causes. He was born June 23, 1948, in Marion, Ind., to Paul and Beverly Small Downam, who are decease . . .
Alice James, 84, 1009 Emerald Drive, Coldwater, died at 2:55 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born June 8, 1924, in Celina, to Vilas and Marjorie Gibson Riesen. On Aug. 16, 1947, she married L. Ma . . .
Dennis Levi, 52, of Celina, died at 10 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to natural causes. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Keith D. Prowant, 44, of St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton. Death was due to cancer. He was born June 20, 1964, in Bowling Green, to John C. and Ethel Wade Prowant Jr . . .
Michael A. Robinson, 56, of Versailles, died at 1 a.m. Aug. 20, 2008, at Kozy Kampground in Celina. Death was due to natural causes. He was born Sept. 21, 1951, in Greenville, to William and Genevieve Detrick Robinson. His moth . . .
Wilma M. Savage, 86, 517 Southway Drive, St. Marys, died at 8:44 p.m. Aug. 21, 2008, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Mary . . .
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