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Friday, January 15th, 2010
By Daily Standard Staff
By JANIE SOUTHARD and WILLIAM KINCAID
newsdept@dailystandard.com

Parkway, Fort Recovery, Celina and New Knoxville are the only school districts in the area to seek a new federal grant called "Race To The Top" (RTTT) that one superintendent said could bring in up to $90,000 over a 4-year period. [More]
Assistant prosecutor reviews video matter, says it would be illegal
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County commissioners on Thursday decided to nix the creation of a video for their Web site after discovering it would violate state law.
The proposed contract for the service - which commissioners thought would help promote the local area - was recently reviewed by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Amy Ikerd, who determined it would violate a section of the Ohio Revised Code dealing with counties and commercial advertising. [More]
By Ryan Hines
A pair of Grand Lake rivals met on Thursday night with a share of the Western Buckeye League lead hanging in the balance.
Celina kept its unblemished league record intact with a 55-39 victory over St. Marys in their annual Battle of Grand Lake at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on January 15th, 2010
Leo J. Hess, 91, Carthagena, died at 1 p.m. Jan. 14, 2010 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Mary Lou Higgins, 58, of Union City, Ind., died at 6:12 a.m. Jan. 2, 2010, at her sister's home in Ansonia, following a six-month battle with liver cancer. [More]
Henrietta Mowery, 89, of Celina, died on Jan. 14, 2010 at Celina Manor Nursing [More]
Lorma M. Wiehe, 92, 28 Circle Drive, New Bremen, died at 1:10 p.m. Jan. 14, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Local pictures on January 15th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on January 15th, 2010
Sayer stepping down
Fort Recovery school officials may delay levy request
Parkway students will rehearse after school
Farmers seek to renew state permits
Indians keep MAC mark perfect at 4-0
Two spurts key Minster win over Parkway
First half leads Flyers to win over Tigers
St. John's, New Bremen pick up MAC wins
'Twinning' program helps local parishes network across the globe