Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Mercer County sales tax revenue is down 2.5 percent compared to last year although officials say the local area is faring much better than most across the state. The state of Ohio recently reported sales tax revenue lagging 6 p . . .
Mary Fisher, 81, of rural Montezuma was presented with the Mercer County Outstanding Senior Citizen award during Senior Citizens Day activities at Romer's at Westlake on Tuesday. The annual award is given by the Mercer County C . . .
BATH TOWNSHIP - The anticipated matchup between Bath and St. Marys, featuring two strong pitchers, lived up to the hype. The Roughriders drew first blood, but the cut the Wildkittens made was deep enough to plate two runs in th . . .
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• Miami and Erie Canal may get a makeover
• Top grads named ahead of Sunday commencement
• Salt could cost county big this winter
• Board approves numerous staff changes
• Officials still awaiting audit figures from defunct community school
• Solid waste districts awarded recycling grants totaling $56,000
• Minor injuries result from train, ambulance crash
• Another late rally for victory by Parkway
• Big third inning lifts St. Marys by Van Wert
Esther D. Abels, 92, of Coldwater, died at 11:42 p.m. May 18, 2009, at the Gardens at St. Henry. She was born April 5, 1917, in Coldwater to Jacob and Frances Knapke Hein. On July 6, 1939, she married Leo Abels, who died Oct. 1 . . .
Joyce C. Doenges, 81, of 408 Jackson St., Wapakoneta, died at 12:10 a.m. May 20, 1009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending with Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
Henry A. Meinerding, 82, of Versailles and, formerly, of Palestine, died at 5:05 a.m. May 19, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center. He was born August 14, 1926, in St. Joseph, to Henry and Josephine Kalkhoff Meinerding. Sur . . .
Arturo T. "Art" Presas, 72, 175 Oakwood Drive, Fort Loramie, died at 11:07 p.m. May 18, 2009, at his residence.He was born Feb. 17, 1937, in Mercedes, Texas, to Jose and Jesusa Duran Presas. He was first married on Feb. 8, 1960, . . .
Jean Marie Shindeldecker, 90, 218 Walnut St., Rockford, died at 6:20 a.m. May 18, 2009, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. She was born July 10, 1918, in Wapakoneta to Charles and Cornelia Shawn Wehner. On March 4, 1939, s . . .