Saturday, November 3rd, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
A 23-year-old Lima man was shot and killed early Friday morning during an altercation between several groups of young adults at an Auglaize County home.
Daniel R. King was pronounced dead at the rural Spencerville home by Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag. Freytag told The Daily Standard that King was shot in the head. An autopsy is pending at the Lucas County Coroner's Office. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The autumn night was crisp, and though the action on the field wasn't, the Marion Local Flyers played well enough Friday night to garner a 37-0 first-round playoff victory over the Miami East Vikings.
The win was the Flyers' 23rd straight and it kept their season record perfect at 11-0, while the Vikings end the year at 8-3 after the first playoff appearance in school history. [More]
Obituaries on November 3rd, 2007
Doyle Dean Birt, 81, 1019 Emerald Ave., Coldwater, died at 5:35 p.m. Oct. 31, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Jeffery A. Ray, 44, 324 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 2:15 a.m. Nov. 2, 2007, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Frank A. Steinbrunner, 29, 2620 Sawmiller Road, Fort Recovery, died at 2:22 a.m [More]
Leah June Wheeler, 82, 1629 Treaty Line Road, Portland, Ind., died Nov. 1, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Thomas "Tony" Wierwille, 82, of Riviera Beach, Fla., died Nov. 1, 2007, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on November 3rd, 2007
Subscriber and paid stories on November 3rd, 2007
ST. MARYS - As Ohio National Guard members of Alpha Company gear up for another deployment to Iraq, they'll take along "hugs from home," stitched together by residents at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
A proposed ethanol plant east of Celina is roiling the ranks of the Mercer County Board of Zoning Appeals.
Mercer County commissioners this week accepted the resignation of long-time zoning inspector Brice Blair on Thursday and made two appointments to the board.
A 29-year-old Fort Recovery man died early Friday morning from a gunshot wound inflicted during a reported drug deal in Dayton on Oct. 13.
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Marie Hensley of Maryland couldn't help but notice the sea of papers dotting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as she took her routine morning stroll earlier this week.
The current Mercer County jail was built in the late 1930s to house a maximum of 30 prisoners based on the standards for jails at the time. In the interim, those standards were tightened and the jail is now certified by the powers that be to handle a maximum of only 15 inmates at a time.
Marion Local's Chris Stucke and Parkway's Jordan Thompson took home the big honors as the Midwest Athletic Conference football coaches selected their all-conference teams this week.