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Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
WAPAKONETA - The murder trial of Steven Casad began Monday with an Auglaize County prosecutor telling jurors that Casad named his murderer before his death. Casad, 64, of St. Marys, was beaten outside the Friendly Tavern on Sep . . .
CELINA - The Celina baseball team entered this week with a four-game losing streak and the Bulldogs needed a shot in the arm to try and get back on the winning track. Going into the bottom of the seventh against county rival Co . . .
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• Celina teaching positions eliminated
• School won't have to provide teacher backpay
• Council looks toward residential property maintenance standards
• It's official: Boeke hired as school superintendent
• Seminar offers training against identity theft
• Mercer County ranked second lowest for unemployment
• Parkway scores 13 in sixth for win vs. Wapak
Local Obituaries
Helen E. Pohl, 89, rural St. Marys and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 4:38 a.m. April 17, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System. She was born May 29, 1921, near Delphos, to Wilmer and Effie Frey . . .
Paul Koenig, 87, New Bremen, died at 7:36 p.m. April 18, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen. . . .
Phyllis M. Honeycutt, 54, Laurel, Ind., died at 10:17 a.m. April 14, 2011, at her residence. She was born Aug. 13, 1956, in Mercer County, to the late Paul and Ruth Huelskamp Borger. On April 13, 1988, she married James Honeycu . . .
Virgil J. "Cork" Naseman, 82, Anna, died at 7:20 p.m. April 18, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. He was born April 11, 1929, in Cassella, to Ferd and Rose Schmitmeyer Naseman. Surviving are a brother, Bob (Janet . . .
H. Wayne Menchhofer, 58, Cincinnati, died April 14, 2011, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1952 in Celina, to Herbert and Anne Menchhofer, who are deceased. He married Kathleen Osterday, who survives. Also surviving are . . .
The Rev. Kenneth E. Laffin, 80, of Lima, died at 8:05 a.m. April 18, 2011, at his residence. He was born July 8, 1930, in Mercer County, to L. Russel and Eddith Helen Fast Laffin. On Aug. 3, 1951, he married Elsie Skiles and sh . . .
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