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Friday, May 8th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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The new $12 million jail won't be flashy but it will have state-of-the-art technology and a design geared to serve the county for many years to come, officials say. Walls of cement block - instead of more modern dry wall - give . . .
Organizers of the Mercer County Agriculture Leadership Program hope to offer the program every other year after the first class deemed it a success. Participants talked of their experiences during Thursday morning's monthly Mer . . .
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• Sidney trash hauler ordered to get license by May 27
• Agency plans to defend animal confinement
• Head of parks and recreation updates canal projects
• Asparagus ├ála wild
• Bulldogs out front after first day
• Celina doubles teams and pair of St. Marys singles players win
• Minster offense erupts in seventh
Local Obituaries
Richard S. Barr Sr., 83, 1007 Emerald Ave., Coldwater, died at 5 a.m. May 7, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born June 12, 1925, in Nashville, Tenn., to the late Morris Egan and Julia Shannon Ditto . . .
Paul Chris Helentjaris, 59, 564 Touvelle St., Celina, died May 6, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to cancer. He was born Nov. 7, 1949, in Dayton to Leo and Henrietta White Helentjari . . .
John B. Moorman Sr., 68, 237 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 11:28 a.m. May 9, 2009, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima. He was born March 18, 1941, in North Star to John and Alvina Schmalstig Moorman. On Sept. 10, 1965, he ma . . .
Hilda A. Siefring, 89, 51 E. Church St., Burkettsville, died at 5:05 p.m. May 7, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in St. Sebastian to Joseph and Anna Keller Homan. On April 16, . . .
Barbara E. Tester, 74, 612 W. Cron St., Celina, died at 3:09 a.m. May 7, 2009 at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Sherwood to Dolar and Blanch Arnold Goins. On Feb.23, 1952, she married Edward E. Tester, wh . . .
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