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Fields Is Found Guilty

A jury finds James Fields Jr., the Maumee man who plowed into a crowd during the Unite the Right rally in August 2017, guilty of first-degree murder. Seven women and five men also found Fields guilty on a list of assault charges. In closing statements, Virginia prosecutors argued the case …

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Drug Arrest In Montpelier

An area woman heads to jail. Melissa Baughman was brought in back in June after Montpelier police stopped her vehicle, following a tip of a possible drug deal. In August, a Williams County grand jury indicted her for possession and trafficking of drugs. Authorities say she was in possession of …

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Fire In Montpelier

Montpelier Crews take on a house fire on County Road I, with mutual aid from Edgerton, Stryker and Florence Township, as well as Williams County. No injuries were reported. An investigation is under way.

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Another Drug Bust In Montpelier

With warrants in hand, Montpelier Police shows up at a South Monroe Street address and arrests Scott Laser for possession of weapons and drugs. During the same incident, a 17 year old male from Montpelier was arrested. The teen was charged with Possessing a Firearm Under Disability, also a felony. …

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Rollover Accident In Swanton Twp

A solo crash injures two in Swanton Township. An SUV, driven by Kandi Gase of Whitehouse was heading west on State Route 64, west of Wilkins Road, when she went off the right side of the roadway. Gase overcorrects and goes off the left side of the roadway, flipping the …

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Curtis G. Spengler, 84

Curtis G. Spengler, age 84, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018, in his home. Prior to his retirement he worked at Sauder Manufacturing Company in Logistics for 18 years. Prior to that he had worked at LaChoy Food Products. After retirement, he filled his time by working …

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Wayne E. Grandey, 95

Wayne E. Grandey, age 95, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 12:45 P.M. on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Auburn Village Nursing Center in Auburn, Indiana, surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Mr. Grandey was a 1941 graduate of Edgerton High School and served in the United States …

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Dale F. Norden, 78

Dale F. Norden, age 78, of Stryker, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He had worked for the former Sheppard Tobacco Company in Ridgeville Corners, for six years after high school, then worked for Krueger Construction in Archbold until 1978. At that …

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Cletus F. Thiel, 88

Cletus F. Thiel, age 88, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 12:38 A.M. on Friday, December 7, 2018, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton after an extended illness. Mr. Thiel was a 1948 graduate of Edgerton High School and a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a …

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Jeremy Shawn Snyder, 39

Jeremy Shawn Snyder, age 39, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. Jeremy had worked for Sauder Woodworking in Archbold. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 13, 1979, the son of Bill and Kristi (Mobley) Bowser. He was very active …

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