Saturday, May 5th, 2012
State's choice of words for "whole lake" alum treatment could have been better
By Daily Standard Staff
GRAND LAKE - The state's choice to use "whole lake" to describe the alum treatment of Grand Lake this year could have been better, a state official said Friday.
Scott Fletcher, Ohio Department of Agriculture spokesman, reiterated that although the lake's total acreage did not receive alum, it will have a lakewide effect. [More]
Mercer County Knights of Columbus Track Meet
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - The rain and nasty weather held off until after the conclusion of the 2012 Mercer County Knights of Columbus Track Meet in Coldwater on Friday night.
That doesn't mean there was some rumbling out there as several records dropped in competition. [More]
Obituaries on May 5th, 2012
Erik James Warnimont, 45, Cloverdale, died at 7:30 p.m. May 3, 2012, at Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center, Glandorf. [More]
Alfrieda L. Wessel, 103, St. Marys, died at 6:30 p.m. May 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Catherine A. Poindexter, 50, Cridersville and formerly of Coldwater, died at 2:35 p.m. May 4, 2012, at Cridersville Health Care. [More]
Local pictures on May 5th, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 5th, 2012
County and school officials aren't gambling on the dollars they've been promised from Ohio's soon-to-be operating casinos.
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CELINA - A former Celina resident is facing three breaking and entering felony charges in connection to tool thefts from three different automotive shops in Celina.
ST. HENRY - The Minster Wildcats stayed alive in the Midwest Athletic Conference race as they went on the road and rode an 11th inning solo home run by Adam Niemeyer to a 4-3 eleven inning win over the St. Henry Redskins Friday afternoon at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
ROSSBURG - Findlay's Chad Kemenah races coast-to-coast with the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series and has had fast cars for most of the 2012 season, but has had little to show for it.
Friday's Local Sports Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Wright State University-Lake Campus baseball team won its opening game of the Ohio Regional College Conference baseball tournament on Friday, spotting Ohio University-Chillicothe three runs in the first before rolling to a 13-5 win at Beavers Field in Lancaster.