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Marjorie A. “Midge” Culbertson, 92

Marjorie A. “Midge” Culbertson, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 in The Inn at Fountain Park, Bryan. Midge was born June 26, 1926 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Rudy and Mabel (Miller) Lichty. She was a 1944 graduate of Bryan High School. Midge …

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Kevin J. Browning, 45

Kevin J. Browning, age 45, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the Toledo Hospital. He had worked in technical support in the computer industry. Kevin was born in Wauseon, Ohio, on September 16, 1973, the son of David and Eva (Hill) Browning. In 1998 he married Erin …

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AG Hill Wants Increase

Embattled Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill wants lawmakers to increase his budget by about $5 million, despite previously drawing their ire for spending $300,000 on office renovations and a van. Hill did not appear in person to request the increase from the State Budget Committee, which is gathering input before …

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Solar For School

Officials for Millcreek-West Unity Schools are going over options to install solar panels on district property…all in a move to save on energy costs for the school system. They say it would complement the district’s intention to convert its fluorescent lights to LED, which could save the district even more …

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A Rash Of Area Car Burglaries

A string of cars are broken into. Officials say six vehicles in all were burglarized over the weekend around Alvordton. On County Road 18 the suspect got about $10 in loose change and a cattle brush worth $40. Others were broken into with similar things ending up missing. Apparently, almost …

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Barthel Faces A List Of Charges

Joey Barthel of Wauseon was indicted on one count of abduction, one count of using weapons while intoxicated, and two counts of domestic violence. Prosecutors say this all happened on or about Nov. 3. They added he caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member, …

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Linda M. Page, 65

Linda M. Page, 65 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Linda was born June 22, 1953 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the daughter of Harold and Garnet (Hatcher) Miller. She married Stephen J. Page, Sr., on August 8, …

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Susan M. Myers-Hootman, 61

Susan M. Myers-Hootman, 61 years, of Ney, passed away Saturday evening, December 1, 2018 at Brookview Healthcare Center, Defiance, with her family at her side. Susan was born on September 15, 1957, in Defiance County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Cyrill and Hazel (Champion) Myers. She was a 1975 …

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Jack L. Beckwith, 87

Jack L. Beckwith, 87, of Montpelier passed away Saturday afternoon at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on March 26, 1931 in Coesse, Indiana to Frank and Hazel (Knapp) Beckwith. On September 3, 1982 he married Rose M. Sellinger and she survives. Jack was a member of St. …

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Linda Sue LaDuke, 77

Linda Sue LaDuke, age 77, of Edon, Ohio, and formerly of Winston Salem, North Carolina, died at 12:22 A.M. on Friday, November 30, 2018, at Lakeland Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitaion Center in Angola, Indiana, where she was a resident, after an extended illness. Linda Sue LaDuke was born on April …

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