Monday, May 11th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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ELIDA - Celina and St. Marys took advantage of the wind blowing out of Ed Sandy Field in Elida as both teams won their Division II sectional openers on Saturday. The Bulldogs concluded the tournament tripleheader by beating Van . . .
ELIDA - Coldwater nearly saw a four-run lead in the fifth evaporate, only to battle through and open its tournament play with a 10-7 win over Columbus Grove in the Division III sectional softball tournament at Dorothy Edwards Fie . . .
There are more than 2,000 types of wild mushrooms in Ohio. Some are poison. Some aren't, and those are the ones that get people of all ages out in early spring searching for morchella, otherwise known as morel or sponge mushrooms . . .
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• Local pregnancy center dream still alive amid economic struggle
• New crisis pregnancy center opens in Celina
• Graduation ceremonies to be held on Sunday
• Man escapes injuries in Ultra Light aircraft crash
• Ribfest deemed a success
• Tourney starts with a victory for Celina
• Marion Local, Fort Recovery reach sectional final
• Celina grabs both doubles titles in WBL
• Panthers, Flyers open tourney with wins
• Schatz takes the lead late for Eldora win
• Parkway softball sweeps two from Continental
• Indians, Rangers pick up victories
Mary Lou Echeman, 78, of South Main St., Minster, died in the a.m. May 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 4, 1931, near Russia to Estella E. Mangen and Henry J. Echeman. Surviving are a sister, Rita and her husband ( . . .
James Howard Gill, 84, 345 Green Street South, Mendon, died at 4:56 p.m. May 8, 2009, at his residence. He was born in Franklin, Ind., June 24, 1924, to Gary and Edna Pearl Tucker Gill. On June 17, 1948, he married Audrey Guyne . . .
Michael A. Heitkamp, 42, 432 W. Haven Dr., New Bremen, died at 7:18 a.m. May 9, 2009, at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. Death was due to complications of cancer. He was born on May 13, 1966, in Coldwater to . . .
Linus W. Huelskamp, 87, 1837 St. Joe Road, Fort Recovery, died May 8, 2009, at his residence. He was born May 21, 1921, in Fort Recovery, to Henry and Elanora Nieberding Huelskamp. On Aug. 6, 1958, he married Juletta Homan, who . . .
Betty J. Opperman, 77, 310 E. Front St., New Bremen, died at 12:27 p.m. May 10, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born on Sept. 24, 1931, in New Bremen, to Clarence and Aurelia Donnerberg Qu . . .
Deborah Marie "DoeDoe" Snider, 52, of Rockford, died at 8:25 a.m. May 10, 2009, at Roselawn Nursing Home. Death was due to brain cancer. She was born Jan. 10, 1957, in Lima, to Paul and Angela Etzkorn Vulgamott. Her mother surv . . .
Joyce L. Ward, 74, 627 S. Harrison St., Van Wert, died at 2:20 a.m. May 10, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 19, 1934, in Mercer County, to Howard F. and Mildred Roberts Coats. On Aug. 4, 1950, she married . . .