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Friday, June 18th, 2010 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Too much rain has put a damper on the growing season for some Mercer County farmers, especially those in the northern part of the county, local ag officials said. Prolonged rains have kept farmers from planting soybeans and app . . .
ST. MARYS - Anyone in the market to run a marina may visit the Ohio Department of Natural Resources park office and check out the possibilities at the now-closed East Bank Marina. Built by the state for the state in the late 19 . . .
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• General fund deficit could reach nearly $1M by 2012
• Area bicyclist injured; motorist leaves scene
• Extension of bike path postponed this year
• Tire amnesty program returns in 2011
• Gunman robs North Star station
• Grand Lake finishes exhibition play 4-0
• Racing returns to Eldora on Saturday
• Coldwater rallies in the sixth to beat St. Henry
L. Kathleen Bricker, 87, St. Marys, and formerly of Houston, Texas, died at 8:06 a.m. June 17, 2010, at Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys. She was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Nashville, Ark., to Fonnie and Molly Norman Elder. On Sept . . .
Gene L. Brackman, 71, Butler Township, died June 13, 2010, in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was born Dec. 25, 1938, in Osgood, to William J. and Emily Holthaus Brackman. He married Barbara Rammel, who survives. Also surviving is a s . . .
Betty L. Topp, 80, New Bremen, died at 2:20 a.m. June 17, 2010, at Otterbein in St. Marys. She was born May 10, 1930, in New Knoxville, to Ferdinand W. and Selma Stuckenbrock Lutterbeck. On July 9, 1949, she married Robert Topp . . .
Hilda M. Topp, 87, Chickasaw, died at 4:50 p.m. June 16, 2010, at the Gardens in St. Henry. She was born July 1, 1922, in Coldwater, to Michael and Kathryn Mescher Lefeld. On Sept. 5, 1942, she married Frederick Topp, who survi . . .
Wilma C. Kitzmiller, 90, Minster, died at 12:40 p.m. June 17, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Minster, to Charles and Emma Lambers Kitzmiller. Surviving are nume . . .
Wallace A. Schmidt, 87, St. Marys, died June 17, 2010, at his home. Funeral rites will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys. Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. . . .