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Nadine K. Wilcox, 73

Nadine K. Wilcox, 73, of Montpelier passed away late Tuesday night at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. She was born on October 18, 1943 in Jefferson Township to Otis E. and Thelma E. (Wright) Mercer. Nadine graduated from Montpelier High School in 1962. She was a member of the …

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Election filing deadlines passed this month for the May 2 primary

Election filing deadlines passed this month for the May 2 primary with a small number of partisan candidates and issues surfacing throughout the Defiance six-county area. Independent candidates still have until 4 p.m. May 1 to file to be placed on the November ballot. Among the many issues on the …

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Flooding issues in Emerald Acres continue to draw complaints

A village resident expressed her frustrations over continued flooding issues in Emerald Acres during Tuesday’s council meeting. Karen Sunday said she has become very frustrated with the lack of progress in addressing the issue, which she first brought to council’s attention about a year and a half ago. According to …

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Elizabeth “Betty” N. Vollmer, 85

Elizabeth “Betty” N. Vollmer, 85 years, of Sherwood, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in her home with her family at her bedside. Betty was born May 2, 1931 in Sherwood, Ohio, the daughter of the late Walter J. and Ethel Maye (Ross) Miller. She was a 1949 graduate of …

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Mary Louise Anderson, 85

Mary Louise Anderson, 85, of Arvada, CO and formerly of Montpelier, passed away quietly at her home on December 15, 2016. Mary was born May 7, 1931 in Williams County, the daughter of Arthur and Blanche Beucler. She graduated from Montpelier High School in 1949. On March 28, 1950 she …

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Trudy M. Sumpter, 74

Trudy M. Sumpter, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at her home. Trudy was a teacher in Bryan and Toledo. She was a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association and AARP. She was a loyal supporter of the Williams County Humane Society, Friends …

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Melvin L. “Joe” Meyer, 76

Melvin L. “Joe” Meyer, age 76, of Auburn, Indiana, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017, in his home. Mr. Meyer was a 1959 graduate of Edgerton High School, where he was a member of the 1959 state championship basketball team. He had been employed as an executive with Sprint Communications …

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200 pairs of new shoes given to people in need

Jade Scott’s Disney Summer Service Grant paid off Saturday when she gave away at least 200 pairs of new shoes to people in need. Last year, the Montpelier 12-year-old was one of only 340 people to receive a $500 Disney Summer of Service Grant, which she used to fuel the …

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