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Friday, March 5th, 2010 Edition of The Daily Standard
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A local telephone company was awarded $4.3 million to expand broadband (high-speed) service in the Fort Recovery area. Wabash Mutual Telephone Co. was the largest recipient of the nearly $10 million awarded to three Ohio broadb . . .
PAULDING - The Celina Bulldogs used a solid defensive effort and great shooting to post a 56-45 win in Division II district semifinal action over the Napoleon Wildcats on Thursday night at Paulding High School. With the win, th . . .
A caravan of marked cruisers left the Mercer County Jail early Sunday carrying 24 inmates from the old building that served the area since 1939. The inmates and their sack lunches were taken to the Auglaize County Jail to allow . . .
Print and E-Edition Only News Stories
• City debates revenue opportunities for parks
• 'Babies will cry'
• Campaign addresses prevention
• Menacing inscription found in restroom
• Mercer County handyman retires
• Money-stealing fungus in area corn
• Mobile home park still at risk
• Fort Recovery church gets make-over
• Local wrestlers reach second day
• Cavs and Indians come up short in semifinals
• Wildcats will face Flyers for district crown
• MAC, WBL results from state wresting
Local Obituaries
Former Wapakoneta resident Valeria Jean Beacom, 97, of Celina, died at 6:05 a.m. March, 4, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 19, 1912, in Antwerp, to William B. and Dora E. Overmeyer Matzen. In 1946, she mar . . .
Janice M. Berger, 69, 8363 state Route 705, Osgood, died at 3:50 p.m. March 3, 2010, at her home. She was born March 16, 1940, in Maria Stein, to Theodore and Marie Timmerman Hemmelgarn. On Oct. 29, 1960, she married William A. . . .
Paulette Sue Figley, 55, of Van Wert, died at 1:47 p.m. March 3, 2010, at Parkview Hospital Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born June 8, 1954, in Celina to Arthur and Bernice Colson Huston. Her father is deceased and her mother surviv . . .
Cecile Forsthoefel, 88, of Celina, died March 4, 2010, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons -Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina. . . .
Laura Marie Gilmore, 92, 1208 Fenway Drive, Celina, died at 8:10 p.m. March 3, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 5, 1917, in Celina, to Joseph and Della Brown Andrews. On June 8, 1939, she married Raymond Gi . . .
Joseph M. Godwin, 85, of Picayune, Miss., died Feb. 27, 2010, at his home. He was born to Clark and Gertrude Godwin. He married Alma "Lee" Godwin, who is deceased. Surviving are five brothers, Ralph, Bob and Harry Godwin, al . . .
Mildred O. (Smart) Newland, 88, 103 Garman Ave., Celina, died at 8:40 p.m., March 4, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina. . . .
Former St. Marys resident Junior Ora Pugh, 84, 13122 Firefly Lane, Hudson, Fla., died Nov. 16, 2009, at his home. He was born March 10, 1925, in Lima, to Jess W. and Lenora Allen Pugh. On Jan. 31, 1950, he married Opal L. Coop . . .
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