Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Celina City Council members learned 2009 may be an expensive year for the city as scheduled capital projects are expected to cost $8.47 million. In the coming weeks, council members must determine whether to pursue all of the p . . .
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a 2000 Ford Windstar van from a Rockford-area home early this morning. Deputies were called to a home in the 4700 block of state Route 707 after the resident repo . . .
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• District could receive $1.7 million in additional revenue
• Japanese seem to be saying sayonara to Celina
• Grants help maintain trail and prevent litter
• Suspects arrested in Arcanum robbery
• Fatigue sets in for the Redskins
• Rangers, Tigers to meet in the finals
Celina native James L. Casteele, 86, of Troy, died at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 16, 2009, at Koester Pavilion, Troy. He was born Oct. 10, 1922, in Celina, to Raymond F. and Theda Taylor Casteele. His wife of 61 years, Sue Neumeier, survi . . .
Former New Knoxville resident Calvin G. Elshoff, 92, of Lake City, Fla., died at 2:35 p.m. Feb. 13, 2009, at the Haven Hospice in Lake City. He was born Aug. 7, 1916, in New Knoxville, to Gustav and Anna Kuck Elshoff. On Aug. . . .
Kenneth R. Heiby, 57, 142 Pershing Drive, St. Marys, died Feb. 15, 2009, in Leesburg, Fla. Death was due to natural causes. He was born May 15, 1951, in Detroit, Mich., to Bernard and Patricia Bucholtz Heiby. His mother survive . . .
Bernice Aletta Sheets, 92, 10938 Neptune-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at noon Feb. 15, 2009, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. She was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Mercer County, to Jess and Flossie Boise Kendall. On July 22, 1935 . . .
Owen "Curly" Smith, 78, 7784 state Route 703 E., Celina, died at 8:10 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born April 19, 1930, in Celina, to Ira V. and Myrtle Spohn Smith. On July 30, 1950, he marr . . .