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Janice J. Robarge, 81

Janice J. Robarge, age 81, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 2:10 A.M. on Wednesday, June 7, 2018, in her home after a brief illness. Mrs. Robarge attended Farmer High School and had driven school bus for the Edgerton Local School district, retiring with thirty years of service. She was …

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W.H. (Bill) Peters, 96

W.H. (Bill) Peters, 96, crossed peacefully over to Heaven in his Bryan home at 10:55 pm on Tuesday, June 5. Born on January 12, 1922 in Glen Allen, Missouri, the oldest of 12 children of Willie and Edna Peters, he moved to Montpelier, Ohio in 1940 when he began work …

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New Ed Contract In Napoleon

Napoleon school officials met in special session to approve a 3-year contract with district employees. It calls for a 2.75 percent raise in year one and two, with a two percent raise in year three. Napoleon officials told reporters they are pleased with the negotiations.

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Laney Gets Seven Plus Years

A Montpelier man is sentenced to more than seven years in prison for the physical assault of a toddler. Alan Laney was in a Williams County courtroom. Laney was sentenced to three years in prison for felonious assault and 18 months for each of three counts of endangering children. The …

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Car Crash In Fremont

First responders were at a car verses tree accident in Fremont. The accident happened on State Road 120 in front of Fremont High School. Crews found a driver with no injuries from the accident…but was transported to a hospital for suspicion of a medical issue. The investigation into the crash …

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Stark To Face Court

A Defiance County father will face a judge in the death of his infant daughter. Jared Stark, his wife Sarah Stark and his parents were charged with gross abuse of a corpse after an investigation found a newborn had died ten hours after being born in their Hicksville home in …

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Christian N. Orendorff, 35

Christian N. Orendorff, age 35, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 7:47 P.M. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Christian was a 2001 graduate of Bryan High School and had worked at several industries in the area and most recently …

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Maralyn M. Cape, 93

Maralyn M. Cape, age 93, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 2:52 P.M. on Monday, June 4, 2018, at Dream Haven Assisted Living in Edgerton, Ohio, after after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mrs. Cape was a 1943 graduate of Edgerton High School. A devoted farm wife and mother, …

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John A. Restainer, Jr., 74

John A. Restainer, Jr., age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, as a result of injuries he received in a car accident. He worked as a millwright welder at General Motors in Saginaw, Michigan and Defiance, Ohio for 21 years. John was a member of …

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Richard Wayne Lewis, 70

Richard Wayne Lewis, age 70, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at his home. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in chemistry. He worked as a research scientist including working on the formula for Beanie-Weenies. He served in the US Army from 1969-1971 including …

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