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Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Gov. Kasich plugs local area at ribbon cutting
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - They came, they saw, they stayed.
That's how plumbing supply giant Ferguson Enterprises chose to invest more than $15 million in a distribution center east of Celina, according to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
"The community sold itself and here they (Ferguson) are," he told The Daily Standard following an official ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the new 350,000-square-foot facility. [More]
Curtain Call
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Jodi Borges hasn't heaved a shot put or spun a discus at the high school level for more than 15 years, but her name and records have withstood the test of time since she left Minster in 1998, where she established herself as the best thrower to ever work her way through the school's storied track and field program. [More]
Obituaries on June 5th, 2014
Susan Binion, 66, Celina, formerly of Genoa, went to be with the Lord after a long illness at 11:15 a.m. June 1, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
David W. Hawkey, 58, St. Marys, died June 2, 2014, at OSU/Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Local committal services for Mendon natives.
John C. Kinkley, Evelyn Kinkley and James W. Kinkley have been planned. [More]
Joan M. Schoenherr, 86, Coldwater, died June 3, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Don Joseph Vondrell, 84, passed away May 30, 2014, at Vitas Hospice.
He was b [More]
Dwight L. "Hoolie" Custer, 100, Rockford, died at 5:20 p.m. June 1, 2014, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, where he had been a patient for a short time. [More]
Jane Wilkins, 76, Celina, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on June 2, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on June 5th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on June 5th, 2014
Some lawmakers target Common Core
Progress made, but no cure yet for Alzheimer's
No more chances: Judge sends heroin addict to prison
Local men face drug charges
Big-time acts rock smalltown festival
Wildcats ready for Bearcats
Area athletes strive for top finishes
Van Wert County All-Star game to be held June 13
Area well represented in All-Ohio balloting