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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
WAPAKONETA - The Heritage Trails Park District levy on Tuesday failed by 169 votes. The unofficial results show 3,231 residents voted in favor of the .6-mill, 7-year levy and 3,400 residents against it. The levy would have brou . . .
CELINA - Greg Homan on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Jeff Buschor as the Republican Party's choice for Mercer County Commissioner. Also, countywide levies supporting Cheryl Ann programs and the county home were approved in th . . .
ST. HENRY - Jeff Paul had 27 runs batted in entering Tuesday's Midwest Athletic Conference game with New Bremen. Number 28, however will likely be the most memorable for the St. Henry senior. Paul's two-out single in the bo . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Plow provides unique canvas for art students
• Riethman Mercer's Extension educator
• Minster police chief retiring
• Mercer County voter turnout low for primary
• Veterans memorial upgrade planned at Minster Machine Centennial Park
• Celina board approves sign variance for two new retailers coming to town
• Security lights to be installed at Shane's Park in Rockford
• Celina resident among four suspects arrested in Auglaize County drug roundup
• Election Results
• Web success leads to Minster store
• Bulldogs struggle to bring runners home
• Wildcats win 1-0 in extra innings
• Tigers hand Cavaliers first MAC baseball loss
Local Obituaries
Sylvia L. Engel, 88, St. Marys, died at 8:07 p.m. May 5, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center, with her children at her bedside. She was born April 20, 1926, in St Marys, to Raymond and Leila Jacoby Haseker. On Oct. 8, 1947, she ma . . .
Connie Sue Sawmiller, 57, St. Marys, died at 3:30 a.m. May 5, 2014, at her residence. She was born Jan. 8, 1957, in St. Marys, to Archie and Deloris (Cotterman) Sawmiller, who are deceased. Survivors include two sons, Kevin S . . .
Wanda Carpenter Ballard, 98, Altamont, Ill., formerly of Mercer County, died at 11:45 p.m. May 3, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont. She was born June 7, 1915, in Mercer County, to Harvey and Pearl (Haney) Shimp. She marr . . .
Lois A. Dobbins, 78, St. Marys, formerly of Coldwater, died May 7, 2014, at Otterbein Retirement Village, St. Marys Services are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. . . .
Daniel C. Pease, 71, Celina, died May 5, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born April 10, 1943, in Jay County, Ind., to Basil and Ida Wendel Pease. On Aug. 24, 1963, he married M. Jane Wendel, who survives in Cel . . .
Braxton Mathew Patten, infant son of Rachel Patten, St. Marys, died May 5, 2014, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. Funeral arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
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