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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
A new "Big Bob," the world's largest handmade bass, will be unveiled Saturday at the Celina Lake Festival parade. The bass has been a popular mainstay in the festival's parade since 1965, when the fish float was constructed by . . .
Once again, the state is being sued over flooding caused by Grand Lake's West Bank spillway. This time, 86 landowners have filed a lawsuit in the Ohio Supreme Court seeking compensation for their flooded land along the Wabash R . . .
Christopher J. Redd admits he has some big shoes to fill as the newly named band director for the Marion Local school district. Superintendent Carl Metzger hired the Atwater resident several weeks ago but the board of education . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Administrators net raises
• Renewal levy proposed for Mercer County home, possibly November
• Fair to receive award for outstanding harness racing
• Funds to provide instructional support
• 10-year note approved to pay for Hanover Street reconstruction project
• Coons returning to WCSM
• Same location but new business
• Boutique brings trade show fashions
Local Obituaries
Dennis W. Cramer, 65, of Beech Tree Hill Apartments, St. Marys, died July 17, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
Virginia L. "Jinny" Curry, 85, 7398 state Route 703, Celina, died at 12:05 p.m. July 20, 2009, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born March 31, 1924, in Celina to Russell and Etta Smith Peak. On May 22, 1947, she marrie . . .
Hilda M. Jackson, 94, of Coldwater, died at 5:15 a.m. July 21, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. She was born May 4, 1915, in Bedford, England, to Harry H. and Violet E. Redfern Loveday. On Aug. 30, 1946, she married Carl . . .
Lucille Loughridge, 82, of Celina, died at 2:25 a.m. July 22, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Terry Lynn Meeker, 43, 712 N. Washington St., Delphos, died 7:15 p.m. July 18, 2009, in the emergency department of St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following a sudden illness. He was born May 4,1966, in St. Marys to Wilfred an . . .
Graveside services for Janet Orick, 65, 155 Dickman Drive, St. Marys, who died Jan. 18, 2009, will be held Saturday at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. A full obituary appeared in the Jan. 21, . . .
Hugh Setterfield, 83, of Celina died July 21, 2009, at The Gardens at Celina. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
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