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Friday, December 19th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey will retire effective Dec. 31 and then commence a new term on Jan. 5 in a move similar to retire/rehire programs in other sectors.
Grey contacted The Daily Standard on Thursday to formally announce his intentions, which will allow him to collect retirement benefits while being paid his full salary. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Officials at Crown Equipment Corporation in New Bremen will appeal a recent Maine Supreme Court ruling and seek a new trial in a case stemming from a 2003 industrial accident that claimed the life of a Maine resident operating a Crown-manufactured truck. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Celina rebounded from opening the Western Buckeye League season last week with a loss to Bath by going 4-0 at the WBL duals round-robin at St. Marys' McBroom Gymnasium on Thursday.
The MatDogs were joined by Defiance, Van Wert, Kenton and the host Roughriders. [More]
Obituaries on December 19th, 2008
Max E. Evans, 77, of Spencerville, died at 3:14 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
J. Maxine Magoon, 89, formerly of Findlay, died at 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on December 19th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on December 19th, 2008
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Commissioners put rabies treatment claim on hold
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