Saturday, October 17th, 2009
Franklin Township
By Shelley Grieshop
A local company is seeking several county-owned lots in Franklin Township to start a business where materials can be sorted for recycling.
Greg Gargis, owner of Dumpsterman Container Services in Celina, made a presentation this week to Mercer County commissioners to purchase at least two lots for his proposed plan. He also asked commissioners for a "first right of purchase" on two other lots. [More]
Blue Jays' winning score comes with just 10 seconds left
By Gary R. Rasberry
DELPHOS - In a battle between the irresistible force and the immovable object, it takes something out of the ordinary to decide the outcome.
For 47 minutes and 50 seconds, Coldwater and St. John's duked it out to a draw.
It took a halfback pass to decide it. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - When a 1-6 football team plays host to an 0-7 team, sometimes both teams do not put forward their best effort.
That was far from the case at Minster as the Parkway Panthers earned their first victory of the season with a hardfought 17-15 win over the Minster Wildcats. [More]
Obituaries on October 17th, 2009
Eleanor Katherine Davis, 97, 529 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Clarence Eugene Kuhn, 88, 1510 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Clifford C. Sommers, 76, of Waterloo, Ind., who has relatives in Mercer County, died Oct. 15, 2009, at DeKalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn, Ind. [More]
Allen V. Spring Jr., 54, 13682 Barrington Road, St. Marys, died at 3:43 p.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at his home following a short illness. [More]
Local pictures on October 17th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on October 17th, 2009
Schwieterman case
Attorneys for Nicholas Schwieterman say they are willing to take both of their cases all the way to federal court.
Earlier this week, the Ohio Supr
Fort Recovery
Fort Recovery school board members this week began discussing plans for hiring a new superintendent.
In July, former superintendent Pat Niekamp cam
St. Marys school board
ST. MARYS - Plans for the installation of school zone flashers at the educational complex currently under construction were discussed when the St. Marys City Schools board of education met Wednesday night.
A Daily Standard editorial
Issue 3 on the November ballot seeks voter approval for an Ohio Constitutional amendment that allows gambling casinos to set up business permanently in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo.
Celina scored some points for the first time in October, but not enough to end its losing streak.
Reggie McAdams threw three touchdowns in the first half to help lead Elida to a 28-3 victory over Celina on Friday night in Western Buckeye League action.
The Minster boys golf team braved the rough weather to finish the first round of the Division III state golf tournament in second place on Friday at the Scarlet Course at Ohio State University.
ST. HENRY - The last couple of weeks have been pretty tough for the St. Henry Redskins as they had not only lost back-to-back Midwest Athletic Conference games, but they were shut out in those losses.
VERSAILLES - The Marion Local Flyers fell to their fifth straight defeat on Friday night after falling victim to the precision passing attack of the Versailles Tigers.
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Van Wert outrushed St. Marys by a 301-139 margin as the Cougars dominated the Roughriders 43-7 in Western Buckeye League action at Skip Baughman Stadium on Friday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Anna snapped New Bremen's three-game win streak with a 41-7 win at Cardinal Field on Friday night. The Rockets improve to 7-1 with the win as the Cardinals drop to 4-4.