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John Jay Kreischer, Sr., 90

John Jay Kreischer, Sr., age 90 , of Montpelier passed away early Sunday morning at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice in Defiance, Ohio. He was born March 19, 1927 in Auburn, Indiana to Carroll J. and Lenna M. (Zolman) Kreischer. John graduated from Montpelier High School in 1947 and served his …

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Naomi I. Day 96

Naomi I. Day 96, of Montpelier passed away early Saturday morning, January 20, 2018 at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio. She was born July 23, 1921 to Ervin and Vada (Wolfe) Kirkingburg. She married Clinton A. Day on May 12, 1937 in Waterloo, Indiana and he …

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Ellen “Elly” May Herman, 54

Ellen “Elly” May Herman, age 54, of Edon, Ohio, died on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after battling cancer. Her family would like to extend their thanks to the Parkview staff for the excellent care they gave to Ellen. A 1981 graduate …

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One Dead Near West Unity

State troopers are investigating a fatal crash near West Unity. Joseph Baldwin was northbound on County Road 17, north of County Road K, when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, hitting a tree. Baldwin was pronounced dead at the scene by Williams County emergency personnel.

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Drug Bust In LaGrange Co

Two Michigan men are arrested in LaGrange County, following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road, near the 112 mile marker on the westbound side. Jon Limbacher and his passenger, Kyle Jelenc of Hillsdale, were both arrested and face felony drug charges. Marijuana oil and ten thousand dollars cash …

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Edgerton Project Update

With the help of a federal grant, the Village of Edgerton intends to work on a street project this year. Officials say the $37,500 will help fund the Oak Street storm sewer improvement project. The money comes from the federally funded Community Development Block Grant program. The project will replace …

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Good Luck Kids

On Tuesday, Montpelier Schools is hosting its National Geographic Bee. The winner of the school competition will then compete for a chance to go against the best at the state level. The national championship will be in May in Washington, D.C. The competition’s grand prize is a $50,000 college scholarship. …

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Phillip D. Damms, 68

Phillip D. Damms, age 68, of Stryker, Ohio passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 in his home. He was born September 05, 1949 in Ellenville, New York to the late Purvis and Evelyn (Sorum) Damms. Phillip married Miriam Roberta Damms in 1980 and she preceded him in death in April …

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Rachel R. Altaffer, 42

Rachel R. Altaffer, age 42, of Bryan Ohio, died at 12:00 noon on Friday, January 12, 2018, shortly after admittance to Community Hospital North in Indianapolis, Indiana, after a brief illness. Rachel was a 1993 graduate of Bryan High School and had worked at Walmart in Bryan for ten years. …

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Robert (Bob) Moore, 79

Robert (Bob) Moore died on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the age of 79 at Hospice of Cincinnati. His wife, Judith A. (Thomas) Moore, preceded him in death in 1999. They were married 37 years. His brother, Richard F. Moore, also preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, James …

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