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Friday, September 12th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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More than 100 people packed the Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Thursday afternoon, most expecting a negotiated plea agreement between prosecutors and the Chickasaw man charged with killing four men in a March traffic acciden . . .
Local Democratic and Republican party leaders have agreed not to put up any political signs until Sept. 15. Bill Sell, chairman of the Mercer County Democratic party, said he and Mercer County Republican party Chairman Del Kram . . .
MARIA STEIN - The first big battle of the 2008 Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball season was staged at The Hangar on Thursday night, and the Marion Local Flyers prevailed in a four-game slugfest over the Parkway Panthers, 25- . . .
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• Author and CEO talks economic development
• Airport nearly ready for jets, big planes
• SWCD will get more help
• Mum's the word when it comes to fall planting
• Celina picks up steam as tournament approaches
• Bulldogs pick up easy road win over the Cougars
• Coldwater grad initiates youth ministry
Local Obituaries
Richard W. Blanke, 75, of New Bremen, died at 5:10 p.m. Sept. 10, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born on Oct. 17, 1932, near New Bremen, to Marvin and Bernice Schroeder Blanke. On April 2 . . .
John E. Widner, 84, 608 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 4:04 p.m. Sept. 10, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born March 31, 1924, in St. Marys, to John A. and Minnie Swartz Widner. On March 4, 1950, he . . .
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