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By Ed Gebert
MINSTER - Fifteen Minster Rocket Club members have earned a trip to compete in a national championship.
This is the first time three Minster teams have qualified for the Team America Rocketry Challenge, according to team mentor/adviser Ted Oldiges. The club began in 2009 and has qualified at least one team in each of the past seven years for the fly-off. [More]
Obituaries on April 21st, 2018
Madonna Hall, age 88, a longtime resident of Celina passed away peacefully on J [More]
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Local native called 'True American Hero'
Local impact of WSU woes uncertain
Piper solid in 2-0 loss to Titans
Wildcats run-rule Riders
Celina routs O-G in softball
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By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - A 28-minute police chase involving four law enforcement agencies across two counties on Thursday ended peacefully with the arrest of a Phillipsburg man.
After the chase ended, police officers discovered a juvenile related to suspect Christopher W. Thornton, 39, was in the vehicle with him. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Celina improved to 4-1 in Western Buckeye League boys' tennis action with a 4-1 win over rival St. Marys on Thursday afternoon at the Minster Bank Courts at Memorial High School. The Roughriders drop to 2-2 in league matches.
Although each match went two sets each, all were competitive with just three of the 10 sets having a team win fewer than four games. [More]
Obituaries on April 20th, 2018
Vicki L. Hale, 69, St. Marys, OH died 6:30 a.m. Wednesday April 18, 2018 at her residence. [More]
Regina A. Lange, age 80, of St. Henry, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Ernest J. "Ernie" Pleiman, 89, of Spencerville, passed away at 4:49 PM Wednesda [More]
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A force for good
Dem dinner speakers rail against corruption
Former judge Scheer honored for longtime service
Diving save
Minster's Brown no-hits Versailles
At least 100 firefighters respond
By Ed Gebert
MONTEZUMA - About 100 firefighters from at least 10 departments on Wednesday night battled a large barn fire near the intersection of Clover Four Road and U.S. 127.
Montezuma Fire Chief Ron Schulze this morning said the barn, which is owned by Earl and Ruth Heyne, had been used for storage and contained miscellaneous unknown items but did not contain livestock. He said half of the barn was destroyed but the other half could be saved. A loss estimate was not available at press time today. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Elections members are considering accepting federal services to further safeguard the local voting systems.
Board members at their regular meeting this week went into an approximately hourlong executive session to discuss available U.S. Department of Homeland Security services. [More]
Parkway leaves 15 runners stranded in 8-5 setback
By Colin Foster
ROCKFORD - The first three Parkway batters reached base safely in the seventh with the Panthers facing a three-run deficit against South Adams.
What came next was a summation of Parkway's night.
Relief pitcher Grant Besser took the bump and struck out the next three Panthers to secure an 8-5 Starfire victory in Rockford. [More]
Obituaries on April 19th, 2018
Marvin E. Unrast, age 74, of North Star, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at his home. [More]
Vicki Hale, 69, St. Marys, died on April 18, 2018, at her residence.
Arrangem [More]
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County OKs nearly $3M for road projects
New Bremen gym floor to be replaced
Professor cites lake quality improvements
Volunteer EMT service runs in the family
Man gets 7 years in prison
Zuma flooding issue discussed
Rockford man in court on drug charges
Redskins fall to LCC
Heckman vaults to second-place finish
Organization builds homes for people in need
By Ed Gebert
EDITOR'S NOTE: In honor of National Volunteer Week, The Daily Standard is running a series of stories saluting the efforts of local volunteers of all stripes.
CELINA - Robert Chaney has spent 26 years working with St. John Builders on building projects throughout the area. [More]
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - A volunteer for the Aaron Heilers campaign faces charges after a confrontation over a yard sign with rival candidate Travis Faber.
Franklin P. Urwin, 55, St. Henry, reportedly tussled with Faber on Tuesday night after the Celina Republican reportedly saw Urwin trying to remove a yard sign along U.S. 127. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - The weather was chilly at the Flyer Athletic Complex in Maria Stein, but Parkway's bats were warmed up.
And so was the right arm of Panther pitcher Haley Hawk. The three-time MAC Softball Player of the Year faced the minimum 15 batters and came away with a one-hitter. Hawk also contributed at the plate as the Panthers beat Marion Local 12-0 in five innings in MAC action. [More]
Obituaries on April 18th, 2018
Kennedy M. Schreiber, 16, of St. Marys, OH died Monday April 16, 2018 from injuries sustained in a motor-vehicle accident in rural St. Marys. [More]
With great sadness, the family of Joey L. Liming of St. Marys, OH, announces hi [More]
Melvin E. Robbins, age 82 of Wapakoneta, died at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 16, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jeffrey "J.D." Davis, 65, of St. Marys, OH died 4:20 a.m. Saturday April 14, 2018 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
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Fair board now free of debt
Council plans for Dannon discharge increases
Wounded warrior addresses county Republicans at Reagan Day Dinner
Marion Local named Hall of Fame School
Fort board OKs 5-year forecast
New information in local death doesn't change outcome of probe
Fort man accused of possessing child porn
Rockford officials seek to clean up lot at no cost
Process paying off
Indians beat Tigers in ninth
St. Marys' Dunlap to bowl for Racers
Businesses, organizations receive grants
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