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Peters Take Over LC School Head Post

There is new leadership at one area school district. At a special meeting of the Liberty Center school board, members voted unanimously to hire current Defiance Middle School principal, Richie Peters. He replaces Tod Hug, who is retiring. Peters signs a two year deal, at roughly 100 thousand, annually.

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Defiance Gets A Popular Chain

Retail art giant, Hobby Lobby is coming to Defiance. Officials tell reporters a lease agreement has been signed between Northtowne Associates and the national chain. It will move into the former Sears at Northtowne Mall. The lease is for 10 years.

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Harmon Business Vision Begins

A ground-breaking is held for the new Harmon Business Park in Defiance. The $4.5 million project extends Commerce Drive, as well as develop water and sewer services down the extension for future business.

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Deadly Crash Near Waterloo

An elderly woman dies behind the wheel in DeKalb County. Investigators say 88-year-old Phyllis Reardon of Auburn was on County Road 16, near Waterloo, when she failed to heed the stop sign at the intersection of Indiana 427. Reardon T-bones a pickup, driven by John Bassett of Butler. The impact, …

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Patricia M. Stoots, 87

Patricia M. Stoots, age 87, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:30 A.M. on Monday, October 1, 2018, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, Ohio. Mrs. Stoots was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Patricia M. Stoots was born on July 17, 1931, in Chesapeake, Ohio, the daughter of Forrest …

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Linda S. Ellinwood, 70

Linda S. Ellinwood, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday morning, October 2, 2018, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Prior to her retirement in 2014, she had worked at Con Agra in Archbold for 40 years. Linda was born in Wauseon on August 28, 1948, the daughter of …

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Bryan Upset With Contractor

The City of Bryan is expected to pursue damages against a Bluffton-based company after installation of a pedestrian pathway at Recreation Park took about eight weeks longer to complete than what was initially expected. City council voted at its regular meeting not to approve a change order amending the project’s …

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A Special Certification For Area Court

Two specialized dockets of the Williams County Juvenile Court have earned final certification. The Family Dependency Court and the Juvenile Treatment Court both earned them recently. The dockets are both under the direction of Williams County Juvenile Court Judge Steven R. Bird. In order to receive the certification, the local …

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Trains, Trains, Trains!

Families can have a blast in the past during the popular Transportation Exploration event to be held Oct. 6 and 7 at Sauder Village in Archbold. With trains, planes and automobiles of yesteryear guests of all ages will enjoy experiencing how people of the past traveled from point A to …

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DKC Crash Injures One

DeKalb County deputies responded to a report of a vehicle on its side in the 5600 block of County Road 16 in Butler. Police quickly found a man lying in a field. Twenty-one year old Zeke Houser of Hamilton was identified as the driver and only occupant of the vehicle. …

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