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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Employment program receives increased local guidance
By Eric Adams
A federal program to help underprivileged youth obtain job experience is now being handled locally by the Mercer County Educational Services Center.
The Summer Youth Employment Program is an initiative of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and helps connect young adults ages 14 to 23 with local businesses, schools and municipal facilities that require seasonal help. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel said the Celina Skateboard Park as well as the climbing wall and diving boards at Bryson Memorial Pool are all safe to use.
At the regular council meeting on Monday night, Hazel said the city's insurance company recently sent a specialist to Celina to inspect the recreational apparatuses. [More]
St. Henry's Dorner selected Coach of the Year
By Gary R. Rasberry
Although the area had no shortage of talented baseball players, Adam Niemeyer left little doubt as to who should be named The Daily Standard's Baseball Player of the Year with the statistical season that he compiled.
The Minster senior and future Ohio State Buckeye won the honor for the second straight year after leading the Wildcats to a share of their first Midwest Athletic Conference title since 2010 while compiling some eye-popping statistics on the mound and at the plate. [More]
Obituaries on June 11th, 2013
James Thomas Hartings, infant, was born at 7:20 a.m. June 8, 2013, to Ben and L [More]
Richard A. Subler, 80, North Star, passed away at 4:28 a.m. June 10, 2013, at The Gardens in Celina. [More]
Loraine M. Smith, 96, Tipp City and formerly of Minster, died June 9, 2013, at Heartland of Greenville. [More]
Cathy Lynn Rhodes Miller, 64, Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 a.m. June 10, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Martha Jean Johnsman, 87, Celina, passed away June 8, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on June 11th, 2013
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