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Amando P. Flores, 73

Amando P. Flores, 73, of Montpelier passed away early Thursday morning at his home. He was born on December 4, 1943 in San Pablo, Philippines to Gertrudo and Barbara (Perez) Flores. Amando earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in the Philippines. Amando was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church …

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Train Accident In Ft. Wayne

Five rail cars derail on a bridge that crosses over South Anthony Boulevard, just southeast of downtown Fort Wayne. A crew was backing the 7,559 foot long train with 121 rail cars out of a small switching yard before it departed for Pennsylvania, when the derailment took place. Four of …

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NSCC Money

Northwest State Community College is awarded a $15,000 AT&T Aspire contribution. It will provide financial assistance to five adult students, over 25, who have completed at least 12 credit hours apiece at NSCC. State Representative, Rob McColley was instrumental in helping to secure the funding.

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Training Required After Hite Resignation

All members of the Ohio Senate will be required to attend sexual harassment training in the wake of Sen. Cliff Hite’s resignation for inappropriate behavior towards a woman. Senators from both parties, and their staffs, will be required to receive the training, which is still being arranged. Hite, 63, of …

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Latta On Opiod Crisis

Congressman, Bob Latta of Bowling Green, hosted a forum panel discussion at Defiance College on the opioid and heroin epidemic in Ohio. A 2016 report has Ohio leading in opioid overdose deaths. Latta is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care and …

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Fremont House Destroyed

Fremont fire crews are dispatched to a blaze at a North 925 East residence. The home occupant was able to escape the fire. No injuries were reported. The house is a total loss. The attached garage had minor smoke and water damage throughout. A neighboring house had minor exterior damage, …

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Steve M. Hancock, 60

Steve M. Hancock, age 60, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away at 11:09 A.M. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, shortly after admittance to Paulding County Hospital in Paulding, Ohio, after suffering an apparent heart attack while at work. Steve was a 1975 graduate of Stryker High School and had been employed …

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Betty Lou Mead, 85

Betty Lou Mead, 85 years, of Montpelier, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Evergreen Manor, where she had been a resident the past several years. Betty was born March 8, 1932 in Auburn, Indiana, the daughter of the late Clyde and Goldie (Ordway) Kelley. She was a 1950 graduate …

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Super Kid!

Jonathan Roberts, a senior at Bryan High, recently earned the honorable distinction of being a National Scholarship Competition Commended Student, putting him squarely in that category after acing the PSAT in his junior year. Also a straight A student, a member of Bryan’s swim team and a thespian who will …

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Healing Center Open

The Henry County Hospital Wound Healing Center is now open. The Center offers patients access to the latest outpatient clinical wound care, using a variety of treatments, therapies and support services. Millions of Americans with diabetes or circulatory problems develop non-healing wounds that limit their activity. These problems usually respond …

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