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Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
CARTHAGENA - The Rev. John Hoying cherishes the letter he received from his friend the astronaut more than 40 years ago. Neil Armstrong sent the Catholic priest a handwritten message thanking him for his prayers and support dur . . .
WAPAKONETA - Storm-damaged buildings at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds were patched and cleaned prior to the fair four weeks ago but now require a permanent fix. The June 29 storm with 80 to 90 mph winds took down 18 trees and . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Skateboard park work to begin
• Council considers picture passes
• Sidewalk work on hold
• Drug task force arrests six
• Redskins serve their way past Bulldogs
• Computer Points Roundup
• Bulldogs open WBL play with shutout win
Local Obituaries
Rita E. Mersman Gibbons, 89, Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Aug. 28, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices in St. Marys. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina. . . .
Helene Bailey, 85, formerly of St. Marys, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Elmwood Assisted Living facility in New Bremen. She was born July 23, 1927, in Paris, France, to Augustine and Joseph Stenc. She was married to Eugene Barker, who . . .
Melvin G. Bergman, 82, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. Funeral arrangements are pending at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery. . . .
Leola M. Grevenkamp, 90, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Mother Angeline McCrory Manor in Columbus. She was born July 15, 1922, to Edward and Elnora Kemper. For 60 years she was married to Cassella native Eugene Grevenkamp, who is decea . . .
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