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Douglas A. Purdon, 56

Douglas A. Purdon, age 56, of Edon, St. Croix and Bryan, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Doug was a supervisor for the Ohio Turnpike for 17 years. He had worked at the Montpelier Police Department as a dispatcher, reserve, part-time and full-time …

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Donald D. Curry, 93

Donald D. Curry, age 93, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 7:45 A.M. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center after a brief illness. Mr. Curry was a farmer and lifelong resident of Edon. Donald D. Curry was born on October 5, 1923, near Edon, the son of …

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Road construction season is underway across Ohio

A second-straight near-record road construction season is underway across Ohio. This year, the Ohio Department of Transportation will invest $2.3 billion into the state’s roads and bridges, just shy of the record-$2.4 billion investments made in 2014 and 2015. This construction season will include 1,100 projects, 26 valued at more …

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Defiance man injured in car-motorcycle accident

In Defiance County, 61 year old James Schappert of Defiance, was injured in a crash involving a van. According to the Defiance post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at 1:45 p.m. on Ohio 15, north of Brunersburg, Schappert’s motorcycle swerved to avoid a van driven by 60 year old Richard …

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Hudson, Michigan man injured in single motorcycle accident

Two motorcyclists were injured Wednesday in two separate crashes in the area. In Paulding County, a Michigan man sustained serious injuries Wednesday evening. 32 year old Barron Elder of Hudson, Mich., was listed in serious condition at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. The Van Wert post of the Ohio Highway Patrol …

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Patricia D. McKenzie, 87

Patricia D. McKenzie, 87, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born on June 7, 1929 in Elkhart, Indiana to Claire Robinett and Leone Berle Stoy. Pat graduated from Montpelier High School. She married Dana “Ray” McKenzie on November 15, 1957 and he preceded her in death …

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Jeffery Morgan Siebert, 68

Jeffery Morgan Siebert, age 68, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. He was born in Defiance on December 19, 1948. ”Jeff” was adopted into the home of Fred and Ruth (Comer) Siebert at six weeks of age and later was joined by siblings, …

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Plea agreement reached in manslaughter case

As a result of a plea negotiation, Jeremy D. Havens pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter and trafficking in drugs to a Williams County resident who then overdosed and died as a result. Havens pleaded guilty to both Involuntary Manslaughter and Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs within the vicinity of a …

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