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Friday, October 25th, 2013
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Some Ohio cities are spending more money to eliminate contaminants from their municipal drinking water, but Celina, which draws its water from Grand Lake, is continuing with the same successful treatment process it has used for years.
Microcystin toxins have never been detected in the city's drinking water, said Mike Sudman, Celina's water treatment plant superintendent. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
Several community Halloween activities - from parades to trick-or-treat nights - are planned locally. Scheduled events include:
• Celina: Lions Club Halloween Parade in downtown Celina, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by trick-or-treat 4-6 p.m.
• Coldwater: Halloween Parade at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Coldwater Methodist Church, followed by trick-or-treat 2-4 p.m. [More]
Division IV Volleyball District at Van Wert
By Gary R. Rasberry
VAN WERT - Just when it looked like New Knoxville was in full control of the momentum, Marion Local's volleyball team showed the reason why they are the defending state champions in Division IV.
The Flyers were trailing 6-2 in the third set with the match tied at one-game apiece when Marion Local held New Knoxville to just 20 points over the final two games to win the district championship 25-21, 22-25, 25-17 and 25-9 on Thursday night at The Cougars Den in Van Wert. [More]
Obituaries on October 25th, 2013
Margaret Lucille Smith, 86, Celina, passed away at 10:11 a.m. Oct. 24, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Jack M. Timmerman, 60, Fort Recovery, died Oct. 23, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Taylor Dicke, 11, New Bremen, died Oct. 23, 2013, at 9:12 p.m. at her residence [More]
Virginia Lee Olding, 84, of Bokeelia, Fla., and formerly of Fort Recovery, passed away Oct. 23, 2013. [More]
Marjorie E. Giere, 56, Fort Recovery, died at 12 a.m. Oct. 24, 2013, at her residence following a 15-month illness. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 25th, 2013
Plans for area wind turbine farm uncertain
Rural St. Marys two-vehicle crash claims lives of two area women
Sheriff launches new bus ride-along program
Cavs snapped Panthers' 18-game streak in 1974
Local trio named Players of the Year