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Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Edition of The Daily Standard
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CELINA - In an effort to curb the city's bleak financial situation, Celina City Council members on Monday night abolished two full-time parks and recreation jobs. The position of recreation office service coordinator, held by D . . .
Eight Mercer County farmers will split $18,000 in grant money during the next two years to plant winter cover crops as a way to help transition to no-till farming. The grant comes from the USDA's North Central Region Sustainabl . . .
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• Officials OK loan for Main Street work
• Frost forces many soybean farmers to replant
• Burglars working days
• Official ballot count complete
• Purchase of gas detector requested
• Unemployment rate declines in Auglaize, Mercer
• Last seniors to graduate from Memorial High
• Kaiser chosen as candidate for treasurer
• Residents' concerns addressed
• Parkway male athletes make college choices
Local Obituaries
M. Margaret Grover, 93, 304 Briarwood Drive, Coldwater, died at 8:35 p.m. May 21, 2010, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater. She was born April 5, 1917, in Logan County to Ivan and Irma Russell Fullerton. On March 1, 1 . . .
Nancy V. Shannon, 87, St. Marys, died at 5:15 a.m. May 24, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. She was born July 14, 1922, in St. Marys, to Edward and Elizabeth Warman Overly. On Feb. 27, 1947, she . . .
Calvin Fox, 84, Mendon, died May 24, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. Funeral arrangements are pending at W. H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon. . . .
Martin F. Dabbelt, 87, 27 Rummel Creek Drive, New Bremen, died at 8:25 a.m. May 24, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster. He was born Oct. 7, 1922, in Mercer County, to Julius and Mary Schwieterman Dabbelt. On Oct. 2 . . .
William E. "Snake" Wight, 79, Piqua, died at 10:22 p.m. May 21, 2010, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. He was born Feb. 9, 1931, in Piqua, to Don Carlos and Pearl Fagan Wight. Surviving are two daughters, Cindy (Brian) . . .
Vera Maxine Breitigam, 87, Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 p.m. May 24, 2010, at Auglaize Acres. She was born Aug. 28, 1922, in Lima, to Carl and Ida Lucille Shroyer Walti. On Oct. 11, 1942, she married Emmett Eugene Breitigam Jr., wh . . .
Ruth M. Schnack, 83, Celina, died at 11:25 p.m. May 23, 2010, at The Gardens in Celina. She was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Rockford, to Frank and Elizabeth Straber Ketrow. In June 1943, she married William Kelly, who died June 26, . . .
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