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Thursday, December 9th, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
The newest deputy at the Mercer County Sheriff's Office saunters down the hall with ears perked and eyes pealed in the event of some miscue or - better yet - a treat.
Zak, a 2-year-old German Shepherd who hails from the Czech Republic, joined the sheriff's office staff Oct. 18. He replaces Bleck, the former K9 unit who died in August from complications of an intestinal disorder. [More]
Lawyers contacted about pollution damage
By Shelley Grieshop
Several Grand Lake-area business owners are planning a class-action lawsuit against local farmers whom they blame for the polluted lake and their own loss of revenue.
Local businessman Bill Goodwin said he held a meeting at his home on Tuesday to discuss the issue with about 20 area individuals. Three law firms from Georgia, Missouri and Indiana intend to jointly pursue the case, according to documents obtained by The Daily Standard. [More]
Obituaries on December 9th, 2010
Joann Ida Cochran, 72, St. Marys, died at 9 p.m. Dec. 7, 2010, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Paul J. Brown, Celina, died at 8 p.m. Dec. 9, 2010, at the Gardens in Celina. [More]
Former Celina resident Linda Lou Ross, 71, Ohio City, died Dec. 5, 2010.
She [More]
Bernard "Ben" Albert Aselage, 85, Fort Loramie, died Dec. 7, 2010, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. [More]
Local pictures on December 9th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on December 9th, 2010
Zoning group to consider digester
County health board ready to finalize deadline for noncompliant landfill
Health official investigating wind turbine risks
Crown earns EPA award for recycling
Darke County man injured at salvage yard
Hamberg left lasting legacy for Roughriders
AquaCavs bring home wins from three team event