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Thursday, June 25th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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By William Kincaid and Janie Southard newsroom@dailystandard.com Governor Ted Stickland's latest proposed funding cuts would drastically hurt the state's 251 library systems, including those in Auglaize and Mercer Counties, sa . . .
Celina City Councilman Ed Jeffries supports the creation of a skateboard park, but under one condition - a new location. Jeffries wants the city to change the location of the proposed park from along Lake Shore Drive - near exi . . .
In softball, the pitcher is usually the best all-around athlete on the team, not only dominating in the pitching circle, but also carrying a big bat at the plate. St. Marys' Kayla Thornsberry and Parkway's Emily Crowell have pr . . .
The first round of drug offenders charged in connection with lengthy Grand Lake Task Force investigations appeared recently in Mercer County Common Pleas Court for sentencing. They include: • Joshua P. Bernholt, 20, 921 Chest . . .
Print and E-Edition Only News Stories
• Mercer excluded from fed funding
• Marion Local High School band director resigns to take new position
• Business seeking loan for massive remodeling project
• Ag education supported
• Meetings set on new USDA program
• Commissioners get grief for landscape work
• Fire at local business caused by electrical problem
• Luebke gets promoted to Padres' Class AA squad
• Mariners extend win streak to eight games
• Celina falls on the road at Shawnee
• Cavs clinch top seed for ACME tourney
Local Obituaries
Lynn Cattell, 54, 3311 St. Johns Road, New Bremen, died at 6:05 p.m. June 24, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Former Celina resident Charles R. DuPuis, 90, died at 2:57 p.m. June 21, 2009, at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga. He was born Jan. 31, 1919, in White Cloud, Kan., to Charlie and Isabell Atkinson DuPuis. On Nov. 7, 1942, he ma . . .
A. Eugene Engel, 81, 503 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, died at 2:18 p.m. June 24, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Christina Lorraine Hazlett, 55, of Alexandria, Va., died June 22, 2009, at her home. Death was due to cancer. She was born Dec. 1, 1953, to Chester and Joanne Hoselton Dammeyer, who survive in St. Marys. Her husband of 10 years . . .
Bettie Knostman, 97, formerly of South Main Street, Minster, died at 1:25 p.m. June 24, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. She was born Feb. 11, 1912, in Lima, to William J. and Lilian Barber Breese. On Feb. 27, . . .
Paul C. Rutschilling, 80, of Coldwater, died at 6:52 p.m. June 23, 2009, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. He was born July 19, 1928, in Coldwater, to August and Theresa Hein Rutschilling. On Oct. 13, 1951, he married Grace Be . . .
Darell Spencer Smith, 87, 1901 Winston Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:57 p.m. June 23, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 25, 1921, in Seward, Neb., to Herbert and Eva O'Dell Smith. On Nov. 13, 1944, he married Jean . . .
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