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Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
By Shelley Grieshop
Pending Ohio legislation to ban text messaging while driving isn't thrilling supporters or opponents.
Most agree that texting and driving don't mix. However, the law has too many exceptions, ignores dozens of other actions that impair motorists and would be tough to enforce, officials told The Daily Standard. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Tragedy was averted Tuesday afternoon when fire departments responded to the scene of a barn fire at property owned by David Linton, 7871 Oldtown Road, Celina.
A tank holding approximately 300 gallons of diesel fuel exploded and was thrown a distance, according to Lt. Jon Schumm of the Celina Fire Department. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Last year, Cody Reichard was part of an amazing run by the Miami RedHawks to the NCAA Division I Frozen Four.
Now, he's out to prove that the success isn't a one-time thing for the RedHawks.
Reichard, a former Celina High School student and current sophomore goaltender for the top-ranked Miami University RedHawks, will head to Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday to play in the national semifinals. [More]
Obituaries on April 7th, 2010
Former Mercer County resident James E. "Jim" Eischen, 71, Hawesville, Ky., died April 6, 2010, at his home. [More]
Virginia M. Hays, 95, Mendon, died at 9:56 a.m. April 5, 2010, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Nelson Edward Leeper, 81, Rossburg, died at 5:15 a.m. April 4, 2010, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. [More]
Local pictures on April 7th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on April 7th, 2010
EMA talks of need for storm shelter
Minster looks for millions in funding
Police fees may increase
New mayor takes seat
Area quarry makes new product from foundry waste
Time Warner adding 100 HD channels
Bulldogs beaten for the first time
Celina tennis stays perfect in league play
Stout pitches St. Henry past Minster
Bulldogs open WBL play with road loss