Monday, April 28th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina High School junior died Sunday afternoon after being thrown from a four-wheeler along St. Anthony Road, approximately one-half mile east of state Route 49.
Megan Ann Jeffries, 17, 9505 Celina-Mendon Road, Celina, was pronounced dead at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater a short time after the 4:38 p.m. accident. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
A photographer and a writer for The Daily Standard were awarded first through third place awards at the annual 2008 Associated Press (AP) banquet held on Sunday in Columbus.
Staff photographer Mark Pummel earned a first-place award for best sports photo for an entry titled "Football Catch."
The judge called Pummell's entry the "perfect football photo."
"Every element is in place at this optimal angle for an instant read," the judge wrote. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
COLDWATER - When local high school baseball fans think about championship programs, one of the first that comes to mind is the program at Coldwater High School.
Then, they usually think about the teams under veteran coach Lou Brunswick that won four state championships in a span of seven years. [More]
Obituaries on April 28th, 2008
Dr. Robert D. Brown, 94, formerly of 223 N. Sturgeon St., St. Marys, and a resi [More]
Alga A. Bruey, 104, formerly of state Route 705, Yorkshire, died at 12 a.m. April 26, 2008, at The Gardens at St. Henry, where he had resided since 2004. [More]
Lois George, 65, 6901 Dutton Road, Mendon, died April 26, 2008 at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Doris L. Kuenning, 6 Eastmoor Court, New Bremen, died at 3:10 a.m. April 27, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Richard John Muhlenkamp, 85, of Greenville, died at 2:20 p.m. April 25, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Charles L. Rockwood Jr., 62, of Mentor, died at 12:55 a.m. April 24, 2008, at t [More]
Norbert F. Schipper, 87, of Botkins, died at 2:45 a.m. April 26, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Winifred "Wini" Sloughter, 92, 03252 state Route 219, New Bremen, died at 9:23 a.m. April 25, 2008, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Bertha L. Timmerman, 100, of Fort Recovery, died at 11 p.m. April 25, 2008, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Timothy Wale, 58, 1214 Oakview Drive, St. Marys, died at 11:15 p.m. April 27, 2 [More]
Maurice R. "Muggs" Westerheide, 87, of Hoying Road, McCartyville, died April 25, 2008, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on April 28th, 2008
Subscriber stories on April 28th, 2008
Celina city council members may change the zoning on the southern part of its recently acquired Heffner Property to allow for construction of homes.
A Catholic priest doing aerobatics in a World War II plane?
For the Rev. Tom Brenberger, it was a dream come true as his heart skipped a beat during loop-the-loops in the sky a few years ago.
Sheriffs in Mercer and Auglaize counties have established a joint program they hope will never be needed.
The Child Abuse Response Team (CART) will
MINSTER - Minster Historical Society members and several village officials toured parts of the Miami-Erie Canal this week to see restoration and cleanup work being done in other communities along the historic waterway.
COLDWATER - On the day the 1983 Coldwater Cavalier state tournament champions were honored in ceremonies between games of the doubleheader, the prese
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina track team posted a weekend of solid showings, with a group heading to Dayton for the Edwin Moses Relays at Welcome Stadium before the whole sqaud went to the Gerald Swankhouse Invitational in Upper Sandusky on Saturday.
ROSSBURG - Joey Saldana of Brownsburg, Ind., took control of the 30-lap All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Series so quickly at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night that neither him or early leader Daryn Pittman knew just when it happened.