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Thursday, August 28th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
The extremely dry summer has left stagnant water in some areas and created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes that transmit West Nile virus.
Two human cases of West Nile were confirmed this year in Ohio in Lorain and Ottawa counties. Also, this week blue jays from Lake and Stark counties were confirmed positive with the virus. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina woman tearfully pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to charges stemming from the drug-related death of a friend.
Teresa A. Drew, 49, 1141/2 W. Anthony St., entered the plea to one count of corrupting another with drugs, as part of a negotiated agreement with sentencing set for Sept. 17. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
Standard Correspondents
For one area conference, the non-conference season is already over. For another, it extends another week with a conference-wide scheduling gamble.
With its nine-game conference schedule [More]
Obituaries on August 28th, 2008
Eddy L. Blossom, 77, Rockford, died at 9 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at his home.
He [More]
Bernard A. Bruns, 88, 13624 Coble Road, Yorkshire, died at 9 p.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at the Kettering Medical Center. [More]
Richard B. Dirksen, 72, of Clune Stucke Road, Maria Stein, died Aug. 27, 2008, [More]
Former Celina resident Barbara Smith Freeman, 73, died Aug. 27, 2008, while on [More]
Irene Overman Lallemand, 86, Dayton, died at 2:15 p.m. Aug. 25, 2008 at Brighton Gardens, Centerville. [More]
Robert E. Maier, 72, 1109 Fairground Road, Celina, died at 4:25 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Clara Louise McDermitt, 80, of 14090 Glynwood-New Knoxville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:25 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Berneice F. Stetler, 93, Willshire, died at 7:28 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at the La [More]
Marjorie L. Adams Trempert, 77, of St. Marys, died at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on August 28th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 28th, 2008
Area pupils may make virtual trips
New face on airport board
Local watershed officials help Indiana Wabash River group
City to pay off debt owed to OWDA
Minster BOE looking for other options for teaching Spanish class
Celina couple purchases Tri Star home for $197,500
Crackdown on drunk driving this Labor Day weekend
Wapakoneta comes to town for WBL opener
Woods chooses Manchester to continue to play baseball
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