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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
By Daily Standard Staff
Several local communities have put their names in the hat for economic stimulus money.
However, the "wish list" here in Ohio and across the nation totals far more dollars than President Barack Obama's plan can provide. No one yet knows who will get what money, but many communities already are applying for funds that Obama says will go to improve infrastructure. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Ahead of schedule and under budget is good news on the new school being constructed.
Bids recently came in at a total of $23.2 million, which is $4.4 million under estimate. Because of the low bids, the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) this week approved additional projects that will relieve the district of more than $1.6 million in expense. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - Setting the tone early with defense and following up with solid shooting, Fort Recovery improved to 11-5 on the season with a 67-36 drubbing of Ansonia in a rare Tuesday night contest at Fort Site Fieldhouse.
The Tigers drop to 7- [More]
Obituaries on February 11th, 2009
Mary Lou Baker, 79, 211 N. Walnut St., St. Marys, died at 10 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center-Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Lowell E. "Spiz" Gagle, 79, 701 Meadowview Drive, Celina, died Feb., 8, 2009, at his home. [More]
Donald C. Huser, 79, 301 Mooring Line Drive, Celina, died at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Former New Bremen resident Dorothy A. Koeper, 81, died at 9:42 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on February 11th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 11th, 2009
Council to use carryover money to cover deficit
St. Patrick's Day fun will return
New Bremen buys road salt with group to cut costs
Mayor: 2008 was year to complete infrastructure projects
Out with the old, in with the new town solicitor
4 fire depts. unable to save local machine shed
Lefeld constructs large shop addition
Reconditioned appliance store opens
Bulldogs' upset bid falls short in overtime
Cavs fall on the road to state-ranked Wapak