Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Preparing for steep state funding cuts put Mercer County in good financial shape to weather Gov. John Kasich's proposed budget for 2012 and 2013, local officials say. "It's less than we anticipated," county commissioner Bob Nud . . .
GRAND LAKE - Two landowners suing the state over flood damage to their farmland caused by Grand Lake's West Bank spillway have settled their cases for undisclosed amounts. The action canceled trials that had been set this month . . .
A countywide alliance of chambers of commerce and local businesses has formed to promote shopping in Mercer County. The Shop Mercer County effort is organized by the Fort Recovery Chamber of Commerce, Coldwater Chamber, St. Hen . . .
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• Ag Dept. to see staff reduction from budget
• Prosecution says body tells of earlier death
• Defense says soot in home from wife's candles
• New principal at Marion Local
• Council discusses state budget cuts
• Council passes 2011 budget ordinance
• Mercer County Commissioners award road material contracts
• Houston finds revenge against Minster in tourney
• Four local girls hoops players earn state honors
Dean Arthur Dillhoff, 52, Arlington, Texas, died March 14, 2011, in Bloomingdale, Ill. He was born July 18, 1958, in Coldwater to Edward Joseph and Janet Lou Luken Dillhoff, who survive in Arlington. Also surviving are two da . . .
Jack M. High, 81, Celina, died at 12:45 a.m. March 14, 2011, at The Gardens of Celina. He was born Dec. 18, 1929, in Ohio City to Lloyd and Mildred Smalley High. On Sept. 23, 1952, he married Norma Post, who survives. Also su . . .
Charles "Todd" Revolt, 71, St. Marys, died March 14, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. Arrangements are pending with Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys. . . .
Lowell D. Sell, 78, Wapakoneta, died at 3:18 a.m. March 15, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Rockford to Sam O. and Zelma Boice Sell. On Nov. 6, 1949, he married Martha R. Cotton, who died Dec. 12, 2008. . . .
Earl "Shorty" Roy Huckriede, 88, St. Marys, died at 8:45 a.m. March 15, 2011, at Otterbein Retirement Community of Grand Lake St. Marys. He was born Dec. 4, 1922, in New Bremen, to Roy and Esther Wittenbrink Huckriede. On Dec. . . .
Mary Ellen Miller, 76, Mendon, died at 6 p.m. March 14, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 4, 1934, in Auglaize County to Gerald and Viola Topp Sanders. On Nov. 21, 1953, she married George J. Miller Jr., who di . . .
Sandra R. Brining, 65, New Bremen, died at 11:24 a.m. March 15, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. She was born Feb. 5, 1946, near Kettlersville, to Richard and Madella Egbert Berning. On April 2, 1964, she married Jam . . .
Larry Eugene Stump, 59, Union City, died March 15, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 17, 1952, in Union City, Ind., to Robert G. Stump and Margaret Dunn Perkins. His father and stepmother, Margaret Stump, survive in Union Cit . . .
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