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Thursday, August 9th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Warning signs and extra hand sanitizers will greet fairgoers and exhibitors at this year's Mercer County Fair due to a statewide outbreak of influenza associated with swine. Thirty cases of H3N2v - an influenza A virus - have b . . .
Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District board members agreed to fill an open nutrient management technician position after the state OK'd funding. The board on Wednesday also decided to start lobbying politicians and . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Mercer County schools, towns to seek levies
• Incumbents, newcomers will compete for county, state jobs
• State watershed officials to network, research at Celina event
• Financial concerns put plans on hold
• Tweedy is rock 'n' roll
• Artists display work at Summer Artfest
• Racing tripleheader on Saturday at Eldora
Local Obituaries
Galen E. Gamble, 92, Van Wert, died at 10:05 p.m. Aug. 7, 2012, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home, Van Wert. He was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Van Wert to Eugene S. and Lela Morris Gamble. He had been married to Virginia Taylor, who d . . .
Tilda Ann Howes, 65, St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Aug. 8, 2012, at Van Wert Manor, Van Wert. She was born Jan. 6, 1947, in Stanton, Ky., to Walter F. and Irene J. Frazier Brinson, who are deceased. Surviving are two sons, Mic . . .
John H. Hamsher, 83, Wabash, died at 3:37 p.m. Aug. 8, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born Feb. 5, 1929, in Portage to John and Lottie Parsons Hamsher. On July 3, 1967, he married Rachel Farzier, w . . .
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