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Saturday, October 12th, 2013
By William Kincaid
Mercer County missed an opportunity to buy road salt for the winter season at a lower price through the state's bidding process due to limited storage capacity.
The county next year may accept the state salt deal through the Ohio Department of Transportation after a new, $4.5 million engineer facility is constructed. The proposed complex will significantly increase the county's present storage capacity of 500 tons to meet the state required minimum purchase. [More]
Midwest Athletic Conference Football Roundup
By Daily Standard Staff
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater's football team hit the ground running as the Cavs rushed for over 200 yards and five touchdowns in a 43-7 victory over Anna on Friday night in Midwest Athletic Conference play at Cavalier Stadium.
The Cavaliers' win sets up a battle for sole possession of first place in the MAC standings next Friday at Booster Stadium as Coldwater takes on Marion Local in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2013
Bessie Snyder Fahncke, 94, Celina, passed away at 9:40 a.m. Oct. 10, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Terrence L. Johnson, M.D., 65, Van Wert, died at 3 p.m. Oct. 10, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Norman Binkley, 64, Wapakoneta, died Oct. 11, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Sys [More]
Barbara Mayme "Grandma Babydoll" Hassloch, 95, Celina, passed away at 12:52 a.m. Oct. 11, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Irene Shinabery, 88, formerly of St. Marys, died at 5:25 a.m. Oct. 11, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 12th, 2013
Slusser's hearing delayed
Ex-teacher gets one year added to prison sentence
Bulldogs blow out Cougars
Flyers remain undefeated
Strong start propels Minster to victory
Cardinals unable to stop Campbell
Defiance scores late TD to keep 'Riders winless
Koesters fires a 78 on first day at state golf