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Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Former Minster resident Kerri Seger is bringing music to children in poverty-stricken Haitian towns one note at a time. Seger, who currently works as a private piano teacher and tutor in Columbus, established the nonprofit One . . .
ROCKFORD - Up until the three-minute mark of the third quarter, Parkway was having trouble shaking Mississinawa Valley. The Blackhawks stayed right with the Panthers until three minutes left in the third quarter, when Josh Fish . . .
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• Duesway wants to expand
• Mercer County Sheriff's Department to replace three cruisers and add SUV
• Redskins roll with run in the first half
• Rangers storm past Waynsfield in opener
Local Obituaries
Former Fort Recovery resident Mattie Gabbard Brockman, 100, died Dec. 4, 2008, at Heartland of Greenville. She was born on March 24, 1908 in Berea, Ky., to Daniel and Lena Evans Payne. On Feb. 23, 1923, she married James K. Gab . . .
Glen Counterman, 80, 1001 Myers Road, Celina, died Dec. 5, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Mercer County to Vernon and Laura Wolfe Counterman. Surviving are a brother, Gene, Convoy; two si . . .
James D. Houser, 77, 7360 Mercer Road, Mendon, died at 8:20 a.m. Dec. 5, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Celina to Clarence and Lavon Burden Houser. On July 7, 1956, he married Thelma A . . .
George W. Makley, 59, 419 Scott Street, St. Marys, died 1:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Death was from natural causes. He was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Lima to Charles W. and Gretchen R. Zimmerman Makley . . .
Bernice Smith, 88, formerly of 14248 Kohler Road, Wapakoneta, died 4:45 p.m. Dec. 5, 2008, at The Gardens of Celina. Arrangements are pending with Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
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