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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
COLUMBUS - Republican Sen. Keith Faber of Celina was unanimously elected president of the Ohio Senate on Monday afternoon, becoming the first person from Mercer County to preside over the chamber since Thomas Godfrey in the late . . .
CELINA - Daniel C. Martin, who is charged in the Nov. 8 murder of live-in girlfriend Melinda "Mindi" Shinn, remains incarcerated without bond following an initial appearance Monday afternoon in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. . . .
COLDWATER - The long parade of honors for Coldwater's football team finally culminated in a presentation by the high school sports web site MaxPreps.com and the United States Army National Guard on Monday in the auditeria at Cold . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Aiming for safer schools
• OUR Home working to keep RAFT
• Two-way stop to replace stoplight
• Man re-indicted for arson
• Parkway honoring trio on Saturday
• Panthers blown out on the road at Bradford
Local Obituaries
Jerry Wenning, 74, Van Wert, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Dec. 31, 2012, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Fla. He was born in Wapakoneta, the son of the late William "Bill" and June Pfenning Wenning. He . . .
Marion C. Diller, 70, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., died Jan. 2, 2013, at Cumberland House Hospice Center, Crossville, Tenn., after a long battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 4, 1942, in Kettering to Anthony and Laura Engelhart. On . . .
Master Sgt. Luke L. Heitkamp, USAF, 66, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at Bay Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 22, 1946, the second of 11 children to Leonard and Edna Elking Heitkamp o . . .
Barbara Edwards, 84, formerly of Rockford, died at 7 a.m. Jan. 1, 2013, at her home in Phoenix, Ariz. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford. Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, is handling a . . .
Oran Barber, 99, Greenfield, Ind., and formerly of Mercer County, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Pleasant View Lodge, McCordsville, Ind. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. Burial is at Calva . . .
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