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Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Bringing manufacturing back to Ohio is one of Gov. John Kasich's top priorities this year. Maybe he should take a look at Mercer and Auglaize counties. Eight of the top 10 employers in both counties are from the manufacturing . . .
ST. MARYS - A new Red Cross director has taken the role of leading the way to recovery when disaster strikes in Auglaize County. Former St. Marys fire chief Ken Cline came out of retirement Jan. 9 to head the Auglaize chapter o . . .
A 27-year-old Celina man faces a felony charge stemming from the theft of construction supplies from Shinn Brothers Inc. Grant Lee Sullivan, 632 Grove St., Apt. 7, was taken into custody Wednesday and booked into the Mercer Cou . . .
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• Officials struggling to win levy support
• Time running out for grant
• Expert to teach farmers how to promote trade
• Mayor seeks to renew Pepsi contract
• Auglaize County records first 2012 traffic fatality
• Teenagers face charges for theft of iPod from school
• Fleck heading to Kent State
• Bell finds home at IPFW
• Cavaliers' Seas to run at Wyoming
• Gusching hoping to help Oilers' rebuilding efforts
• Homan finds exactly what he is searching for at UF
• Bulldogs hosting Shawnee on Friday
Local Obituaries
Former St. Marys resident Mildred A. Botkin, 93, died at 7:45 a.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at her daughter's residence in Xenia. She was born Aug. 5, 1918, in Rockford to John and Frances Witter Alspaugh. On June 11, 1946, she married C . . .
Dean J. Strawn, 66, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. Feb. 1, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. He was born Nov. 10, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Harley and Erma Harp Strawn. On April 23, 1993, he married Carel Snyder, who surviv . . .
Lavern W. Kuess, 78, Chickasaw, died at 10:45 p.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born Nov. 13, 1933, in Chickasaw to Roman and Justina Evers Kuess. On Oct. 28, 1961, he married Esther Wal . . .
Genevieve "Peg" Thees Heppeard, 91, Celina, died Jan. 31, 2012 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 4, 2010, in Toledo, to Roy and Ruth E. "Petie" Tester Saunders. On April 7, 1942, she married Frederick B. Thees Sr. . . .
Louis Charles Boltz, 89, St. Marys, died at 4:28 a.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at The Gardens in Celina. He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in St. Marys to Harry Sr. and Elizabeth Moeller Boltz. On Aug. 29, 1941, he married Millicent A. Chiles, w . . .
William Novin, Celina, died Feb. 1, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
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