Friday, September 25th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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ROCKFORD - The 235th birthday of America's earliest forester and environmentalist - the wandering Johnny Appleseed - was celebrated in Rockford on Thursday afternoon with a special tree planting. Two genetically authentic Johnn . . .
ROCKFORD - For three sets on Thursday night, the Parkway Panthers had the top-ranked Marion Local Flyers on the ropes, but the two-time defending state champions dug deep and hung on for a hard-earned Midwest Athletic Conference . . .
Mercer County commissioners this week approved a contract to accept nearly $150,000 in federal funds for projects in Celina and several area communities. The "formula" funding is one of several types of grants administered thro . . .
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• Electric rates may increase
• Attorneys want their evidence heard
• Mercer County seeks best deals for jail furniture
• Celina firm nets pact to revitalize Rockford
• Another easy league victory for Bulldogs
• Minster boy's golf finishes MAC schedule at 9-0
• Defiance wins WBL team title; Paulus is medalist
• Versailles holds onto tie for first
• Whitt makes his way up the racing ranks
Norma Essex Elsasser, 81, 230 E. Oak St., Celina, died at 11:48 a.m. Sept. 24, 2009, at the Gardens at Celina. She was born April 8, 1928, in Van Wert to Albert and Norah Johnson Keck. In June 1949, she married John Essex, who . . .
Wilma E. Russo, 81, of Celina, died at 10:40 p.m. Sept. 24, 2009, at the Gardens at Celina. Arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Norman Schnelle, 401 W. South St., New Knoxville, died Sept. 24, 2009, at the Gardens at Wapakoneta. Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, the Very Rev. Dr. David Williams officiating. Buri . . .