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Larry O’Brien, 78

Larry O’Brien, age 78, of Delta, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He was born January 18, 1939 to Curtis and Kathleen (Hill) O’Brien, and grew up on the family farm in Wauseon, Ohio. Larry proudly served in the United States …

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Larry G. Dennie, 78

Larry G. Dennie, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord at 2:42 A.M. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Mr. Dennie worked at Chief Supermarket for 40 years retiring as the Meat Department manager in 2000. He was …

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New FDHS Head

There’s a new director at the Fort Defiance Humane Society. Stacie Fedderke, the county’s humane agent started this week. Fedderke replaces Josh O’Hara, who recently resigned. Right now, the animal shelter the humane society operates on Ohio 15, northwest of Defiance, remains closed for general business hours…as an investigation into …

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Stempien Gives Plea

Guilty pleas are entered by a man for computer based sex crimes. 19 year old Noah Stempien of Fremont, Indiana entered the pleas on charges of using a computer to commit a crime and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. Five other charges were dismissed by the Branch County Prosecutor’s Office. …

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DC Is Quality Ed

Great news for one area educator…Defiance College moves up three spots in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges list, ranking 35th out of 92 schools in the region. The College also ranked at 26th in Best Value Schools in the Midwest. Rankings are based on a formula, …

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Stickney Sentencing Date Approaches

A Butler, Indiana woman will be sentenced on Oct. 3 for the February death of a Bryan man, who she hit with a pickup while he was riding his bicycle to work. Cassandra Stickney, 23 was found guilty of failure to stop. Keith Brown was traveling west on U.S. 6, …

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Metamora Break In

Authorities are investigating a burglary on County Road T in Metamora. Suspects broke into a large trailer and stole equipment and tools worth $3,770. If you have any information, contact Fulton County Crime Stoppers.

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John F. Studer, 88

John F. Studer, age 88, of Coldwater, Michigan, died at 1:53 A.M. on September 18, 2017, at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility in Coldwater, where he was a resident. Mr. Studer was a 1947 graduate of Edgerton High School and had been employed as a tool and die maker for …

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Teresa Rae “Terri” O’Neil, 59

Teresa Rae “Terri” O’Neil, age 59, of Wauseon died Saturday September 16, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. She had worked at Tiny’s Dairy Barn in Wauseon and had also worked for Chief Supermarket for more than 20 years. In Terri’s giving fashion, she became …

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Final Election Touches

One write-in candidate is added to the ballot by the Williams County Board of Elections. Randy Mahlman, running for the Millcreek-West Unity school board, met the deadline. Mahlman’s addition brings the county ballot total to 112 candidates and eight issues in November. Elections Director, Heather Freese also confirms successful testing …

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