Friday, June 22nd, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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An emergency water restriction ordinance was activated by Rockford Village Administrator Jeff Long on this morning prohibiting residents from watering their lawns. Long said all residents are to refrain from watering their lawn . . .
Local officials Thursday held their first meeting to investigate establishing a federal program to improve water quality in the Grand Lake/Wabash River Watershed. But leaders must first find out if local farmers want the progra . . .
Day after day the sun shone out Till the earth was choking with dust and drought, And millions of blossoms on hill and plain Were almost dead for the want of rain. All through the meadows the heads of wheat Bent low wit . . .
ST. HENRY - Hitting is contagious and the Coldwater ACME team proved that during the fourth inning of its game against St. Henry at the Wally Post Athletic Complex on Thursday evening. Coldwater had nine hits and scored nine ru . . .
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• Jail tax on ballot
• Bids favorable for improvement projects
• Go-kart drivers team up to help local Red Cross chapter
• Students receive college credit by leading the way
• Montezuma jewelry buyer pleads not guilty
• St. Marys man sentenced for sex acts with children
• Retiring priest sees this as time of change
• Return to the Big E for trio of NASCAR star drivers
• Grand Lake scores seven runs in final two innings for win
Robert Downing, 81, of Englewood, died June 18, 2007, at a hospice in Dayton. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; two daughters, Diana (Otto) Jaeger, Celina, and Beverly (Randy) Bowling, Dayton; five grandchildren, ei . . .
Cletus Henry Homan, 87, 909 Emerald Drive, Coldwater, died at 4:15 p.m. June 21, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 24, 1919, in Philothea, to Joseph and Mary Osterholt Homan. On May 14, 1946, he married Vi . . .
Joyce M. Riethman, 50, 6266 Wells Road, Minster, died at 9:15 p.m. June 20, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. She was born June 20, 1957, in Coldwater, to Walter and Rita Horstman Harting. Her mother surv . . .
Martha M. Wentz, 91, Celina, formerly of Fort Recovery, died at 4:55 a.m. June 22, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .