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Jimmy “Jim” Lee Thompson, 67

Jimmy “Jim” Lee Thompson, age 67, of Ney, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, surrounded by his family at ProMedica Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Jim graduated from Hicksville High School and ITT Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and also attended Cincinnati Bible Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. He …

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Lynn V. Jeske, 65

Lynn V. Jeske, 65 years, of Dallas, Georgia and formerly of Bryan, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in his residence. Lynn was born June 5, 1953 in Kensington, Pennsylvania, the son of Bernard and Margret (Studer) Jeske. He was a graduate of Hartland High School in Hartland, Michigan. …

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Damage Slight In Area Fire

Crews respond to a house fire in Pioneer. Officials say it was a small one in the attic of the W. Lynn Street address. City teams took care of it quickly. Damage is described as minimal. It looks like something electrical is to blame. No one was hurt.

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Another Disappointment From The Church

The story of international proportions now hits our local community. Williams County prosecutors and Montpelier Police are opening an investigation…directed at Father Nelson Beaver…accused of sexually abusing a child over 25 years ago when Beaver was a pastor at Sacred Heart in Montpelier. Now, Bishop Daniel Thomas places Father Beaver, …

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Family Needs Help After NH Fire

Two people are safe after a house erupts in flames in New Haven. It was a wiring issue they say. The blaze was put out by local crews pretty quickly in the attic but between the fire…the smoke…and the water applied to all that to extinguish the flames…the homes is …

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Fetzer Will Face The Court On Charges

Coral Fetzer, a former Paulding County Soil and Water Conservation District employee, accused of stealing from the agency to the tune of roughly 75 hundred dollars…is indicted on theft charges. They say she doctored electronic records to cover the trail, between 2012 and 2016.

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Loop To Get Murder Trial

A Defiance man is indicted on charges in the September death of a Cecil man. Michael Loop is accused of aggravated murder. Investigators say Loop broke into the Road 230 home of 60 year old Phillip Koenn. Officers later found Koenn’s body inside after the shooting. Bond is set at …

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Hit And Run In DC

Authorities want a hit and run suspect in Dekalb County. Garrett Police says someone was hit in an area parking lot. Check their website for a photo of the person of interest if you can help in the case.

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Someone Else Is Sore About The Water Plan

The Concerned Citizens of Dekalb County are holding an informational meeting about the aquifer. They appear to be largely against Pioneer mayor, Ed Kidston’s plan to pump and distribute millions of gallons of water to communities in the region. They use water from the aquifer themselves and are concerned about …

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Martin R. “Marty” Martinez, 57

Martin R. “Marty” Martinez, age 57, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center in Bryan after an extended illness. Mr. Martinez was a graduate of Napoleon High School and was employed as a welder in the area, most recently at Bil-Jax, and also …

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