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Ruby P. Morrison, 89

Ruby P. Morrison, 89 years, of Bryan, and a former life-long resident of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan where she was a resident. Ruby was born August 2, 1928 in Albany, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Walter and Desie (Thomas) DeRossett. …

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Robert L. “Bob” Wells, 81

Robert L. “Bob” Wells, 81 years, of Sherwood, passed away Thursday night at The Laurels of Defiance. Bob was born January 3, 1937 in Findlay, Ohio, the son of the late Ray and Sara Levon (Kimmel) Wells. He was a 1955 graduate of Arlington High School. Bob married Loretta Wright …

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Marian Ruth (Warner) Stotz, 91

The Lord has determined that the physical ministry of Marian Ruth (Warner) Stotz, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, on earth was completed Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home. The spiritual ministry of her life continues to live on. After fighting numerous health issues for the past 18 months, Marian …

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Bernard J. Layman, 73

Bernard J. Layman, age 73, of Archbold passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Addison Heights in Maumee, Ohio. Prior to his retirement he had worked at the Waste Water Department for the Village of Archbold for 29 years. Bernard was born in Swan Creek Township, Fulton County, Ohio, on …

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Melvin L. Cooper, 61

Melvin L. Cooper, 61, passed away Thursday morning at Park View Nursing Home in Edgerton. He was born on April 20, 1956 in Toledo to Moses and Juanita Rose (Wallace) Cooper. He is survived by his mother Juanita Medin of Toledo and brother Calvin Cooper of Toledo.

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Gracilee (Critchfield) Siebenaler, 90

Gracilee (Critchfield) Siebenaler, 90, of Montpelier passed away Friday morning at Kingsbury Place Senior Living in Defiance. She was born on October 7, 1927 near Montpelier to Charles Allen and Grace Belle (Lattanner) Critchfield. Gracilee graduated from Montpelier High School in 1945, and Warner Beauty School in Toledo in 1946. …

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Donald L. Rediger Sr., 79

Donald L. Rediger Sr., 79, of Pioneer passed away Thursday evening at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. He was born on May 21, 1938 in Frontier, Michigan to Wayne H. and Doris I. (McClung) Rediger. Don graduated from Pioneer High School in 1956. On December 9, 1972 he married …

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OSU In On Algae Battle

There’s a whole network of satellites, underwater robots and scientific tools watching for toxic algae on Lake Erie. Ohio State University is starting a multi-year project that will try to sort out how often and when rivers, lakes and reservoirs are likely to see algae outbreaks in the future and …

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USAF Museum Attendance Dropping

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force says the number of visitors to the southwest Ohio facility dropped for the third straight year. About 829,000 visitors came to the museum in 2017 compared to 850,000 the previous year. The museum reported nearly 860,000 visitors in 2015. The museum has …

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WC Health Officials Warn Of The Flu

The Williams County Health District says statewide, 2,104 hospitalizations have been reported this flu season, through Jan. 5. That’s compared to 369 during the same time last year. There have been 10 hospitalizations for flu in Williams County, compared to just two at this time in 2017. In light of …

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