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Beverly Elaine Hart, 82

Beverly Elaine Hart, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:20 A.M. at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center. Beverly worked for the US Post Office for 25 years and served as Post Mistress in Williston, Genoa and Alvordton. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic …

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Edwin A. “Ed” Schnitkey, 59

Edwin A. “Ed” Schnitkey, age 59, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Ed was a Construction Manager for Midwest Construction in Holland, Ohio. Ed was born in Wauseon on January 24, 1958, the son of Harold and …

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DC Project Highlighted

Details of the planned College Place reconstruction project were shared during an open house at Defiance College’s Serrick Center this week. Consultants displayed maps and pictures of the proposed work in the Center’s Hubbard Room. The estimated cost is $1.2 million. The project includes pavement and curb removal, as well …

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Foot Shot In Marion

An Ohio sheriff’s deputy shoots himself in the foot while fending off an attacking dog during a drug raid in Marion…this as a police task force searches a suspected drug house. Deputy, Mike Wheeler fired two shots as he was attacked by a pair of dogs. One of the shots …

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Walker Faces Court Soon

A Coldwater man, charged with sexually assaulting a female friend, will have his case sent to Branch County Circuit Court. 34 year old, Travis Walker is facing a charge of first degree criminal sexual conduct causing personal injury, following an incident on October 26. He will have a pre-trial conference …

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Jody Ann Riley, 40

Jody Ann Riley, 40 years, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at home due to extended complications from an automobile accident. Jody was born March 11, 1977 in Wauseon, Ohio, the daughter of Steven K. Riley and Stella Perez. Jody was a …

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Lyme In Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting 241 cases of Lyme disease in 60 counties so far in 2017. Reports have steadily increased in Ohio during the past 5 years with 119 cases in 2014, 154 in 2015 and 160 cases in 2016. The increase coincides with the emergence of …

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Campbell Execution Halted For Technical Problems

The state of Ohio calls off the execution of a condemned killer with multiple health problems, because members of the state’s execution team were unable to find a vein to insert an IV to administer the lethal drugs. Alva Campbell is in a prison hospital, waiting to see how the …

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Crash Cuts Power

Several hundred Indiana Michigan Power customers in the Monroeville area are left without electricity after a car hits a utility pole. 680 residents and businesses were in the dark for a time. I&M had to replace the entire pole and everything was back on within four hours.

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Serious Crash Near Butler

A man is hurt in a rollover crash west of Butler on County Road 61 near U.S. 6. Nathan Legendre of Kimball was traveling north on 61 when he went off the road at a curve…his pickup truck rolled several times and hit a number of trees before coming to …

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