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Samuel “Sam” H. Wright, 86

Samuel “Sam” H. Wright, 86, of Pioneer and formerly of Toledo passed away December 10th at his home on “the farm” in Pioneer Ohio. He was born March 9, 1931 in Nashville, Tennessee to Howard S. and Tedia Mai (Killingsworth) Wright. Sam retired from Campbell’s Soup in Napoleon in 1993 …

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Marc Thompson, 48

Marc Thompson, age 48, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 2:37 A.M. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Marc was a 1987 graduate of Bryan High School. He was a carpenter and owned his own construction business, M. & S. Builders in Bryan and …

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Defiance Shooting Couple Update

Linda Brandeberry-Osting of Defiance heard her charges for shooting her husband. Prosecutors say she shot Mitchell Osting at their Nagel Road home. She faces a litany of weapons and assault charges. The victim was able to call the police himself but by the time they arrived, he needed to be …

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Hit The Road, Weed

In a close vote, the Defiance City Council turns down medicinal marijuana facilities in town. The 4-3 vote followed more than an hour of debate.

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Kaptur Joins The Harrassment Morass

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, is facing negative criticism from both sides of the isle after a conversation in a private meeting. According to Politico, Kaptur said women who wear revealing clothing were inviting sexual harassment. The comment referred to a female staffer on Capital Hill, who wore an outfit she believed …

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Burglars Wanted In WC

Williams County deputies want information on a break-in, near Bryan on Ohio 15. The resident reports two white men entered his barn. They set the alarm off. The suspects left before deputies arrived, driving a white, two-door Chevrolet Silverado with a tool box in the bed. The incident remains under …

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Spath Tracked Down

An Indiana man is arrested in Continental on felony warrants and charged with being a fugitive from justice. Robert Spath of Huntington was found in a residence on North Main Street. Following a one-hour negotiation…with three children inside, officers got in…finding Spath hiding in a bedroom. No one was injured, …

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SC Voting Is Moving Into The 21st Century

Steuben County is going forward with a move to all electronic voting machines for the next election in 2018. The County Clerk’s office received preliminary approval for the new machines…completely eliminating the use of paper ballots, currently read by optic readers. LaGrange County will also be fully electronic in 2018. …

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A Spate Of Petty Crimes In SWMI

Michigan State Police is looking into several thefts in St. Joseph and Branch counties. Car batteries were taken from vehicles on Chicago Road in Coldwater Township, sometime between December 5 and December 11. Troopers were also called to Patterson Lane in Three Rivers after a package that was taken from …

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Semi Incident On 33

A jack knifed big rig closes Highway 33 northwest of Churubusco for several hours, near the Noble-Whitley county line. The driver was not hurt. The truck belongs to a company called Foamcraft and was hauling around 5000 pounds of foam. Officials say close to 75 gallons of diesel fuel spilled …

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