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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
CELINA - Fort Recovery Local Schools Superintendent Shelly Vaughn has been offered the top position at the Mercer County Educational Service Center. Vaughn has informally accepted the superintendent's position, ESC board presid . . .
SPENCERVILLE - The roller coaster known as the opening game of girls basketball sectional play had two happy riders in Celina and St. Marys by the end of the night. Celina led early against Napoleon and saw the Wildcats get a l . . .
NEW BREMEN - The new state budget could present problems for small-business owners in Southwestern Auglaize County, according to Keith Lake, vice president of government affairs for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Lake was the k . . .
Print and E-Edition Only News Stories
• Core foe urges opting children out of testing
• Funds allocated for municipal court upgrade
• Contractor picked for Beaver Creek erosion work
• LFA debates public use of treatment train land
• City borrows to purchase lake shore properties
• Heritage Trails officials consider establishing non-profit foundation
• Redskins edge Tigers in sectional opener
• Minster cruises to rout of Ridgemont; Cardinals beat Bearcats
• Panthers fall to Perry
Local Obituaries
Evelyn R. Bertke, 86, Maria Stein, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born July 3, 1928, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late Joseph and Mary (Evers) Hartings. On June 20, 1953, she marr . . .
Jane A. (Lautzenheiser) Case, 66, Bluffton, Ind., passed away at 4:50 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015, at River Terrace Estates, Bluffton. Jane was born Aug. 4, 1948, in Bluffton, to William N. and Rose A. (Wahman) Lautzenheiser. On April 2 . . .
Carl L. Gariety, 84, Russia, passed away on Feb. 23, 2015, at his residence. He was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Darke County, to the late Leo and Theresa (Dapore) Gariety. On June 2, 1956, he married Esther (Leugers) Gariety, who su . . .
Craig "Frog" A. Ralston, 65, St. Marys, passed peacefully in the arms of Jesus at 1:41 a.m. Feb. 21, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Ralston was born Sept. 8, 1949, the son of Robert and Edna (Goodwin) Ralston, who are deceased. On . . .
Edward A. Bushman, 78, Columbus and formerly of New Bremen, died in the early morning hours of Feb. 24, 2015, at his residence. He was born Aug. 11, 1936, on the family farm near New Knoxville, the son of the late William G. an . . .
Dr. Richard L. Dobbins, 81, formerly of Celina, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Arrangements are . . .
Laverne Kittle, 85, formerly of Montezuma, died Feb. 24, 2015, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices Community, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Naomi Rison, 86, St. Marys, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Arrangements are pending at Miller–Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
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