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Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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The sagging national economy may be helping spur local sales. Mercer County sales tax collections this year are up 5.74 percent compared with the same time period last year. Approximately $2.6 million in sales tax has been coll . . .
The Mercer County Elks hosted three Midwest Athletic Conference golf matchups on Monday, with the undefeated St. Henry girls team looking to go to 5-0 on the season in facing Parkway. The Redskins rolled to victory in knocking . . .
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• Member wants group to lobby for Grand Lake cleanup money
• Council accepts funds from Mercer County Budget Commission
• Dry weather cause of water main breaks
• Land sale approved in Minster Industrial Park
• Antique tractor poker run slated
• Parkway drops first match of the season
• St. Marys starts tough stretch with 7-0 victory
Local Obituaries
Shirley "Shirt" Byerley, 73, 231 Jack Oak Point Road, St. Marys, died at 8 p.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at her home of complications from Lou Gehrig's Disease. She was born July 14, 1935, in St. Marys, to Arthur and Viola Osterfeld Klos . . .
John Bruce "John John" Silliman, 42, 220 Bachar Road, Celina, died at 5:20 p.m. Sept. 5, 2008, in the emergency room at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. A cause of death was not released. He was born Dec. 23, 1965, . . .
Betty June Straw, 83, 14629 Schumm Road, Ohio City, died at 4:15 a.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born June 1, 1925, in Mendon, to Oral Eugene and Goldie Marie Grimm Rickard. On July 3, 1948, she married Jason D. Straw, . . .
Bea Uhlenhake, 88, of Celina, died Sept. 8, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Pauline M. Wale, 79, 611 Red Oak Drive, St. Marys, died at 8:45 p.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. She was born Nov. 28, 1928, near Osgood, to Leo J. and Mary Agnes "Minnie" Henry Bruns. On April 24, . . .
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