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Betty Lillard, 94

Betty Kathryn Lillard, 94, of Pioneer, and formerly of Logan County, Ohio, passed away Friday morning at her home.  She was born on October 21, 1919 in Lewistown, Ohio to E. S. “Jack” and Helen C. (Cooper) Hemminger.  She graduated from Lewistown High School in 1939.  While in high school she lettered all …

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Ronnie Niccum, 69

Ronnie D. Niccum, age 69, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:32 A.M. on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, Ohio. Mr. Niccum was a machinist at Defiance Precision Products, retiring with 33 years of service. Ronnie was a member of the United Auto Workers, …

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Ramiro Garza, 87

Ramiro Flores Garza, age 87 of Delta passed away early Thursday February 6, 2014 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked at the General Motors Central Foundry in Defiance for many years. Mr. Garza was born on July 10, 1926 in Elsa, Hidalgo …

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Murder-Suicide In Defiance

An inves­ti­ga­tion in Defi­ance County is under­way today into an appar­ent murder-suicide involv­ing four peo­ple. Defi­ance County Sher­iff David Westrick released infor­ma­tion that says offi­cers were called to the Robert Garza res­i­dence on Bow­man Road last night around 8:30 after three adults and a juve­nile were found dead inside that …

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Henry Court Action

From Henry County Court, some news today… A Napoleon man, 57 year old Daniel Gon­za­les, plead guilty to two charges of Gross Sex­ual Impo­si­tion in a case involv­ing a vic­tim under 13 years of age. A pre-sentence inves­ti­ga­tion is being con­ducted. Lib­erty Cen­ter res­i­dent Jeff Tay­lor pled guilty to Pos­ses­sion …

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Parking Bans In Downtown Defiance

Watch where you park in Defi­ance… The snow emer­gency plan is in effect in the city of Defi­ance today in order to make it eas­ier for crews to clean out the snow from the streets. Park­ing is pro­hib­ited on many down­town streets dur­ing spe­cific hours. Be sure you pay atten­tion …

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Auburn Police Seeking Thief

Auburn police say they are still look­ing for a woman they say was respon­si­ble for steal­ing $900 worth of mer­chan­dise from the Auburn Wal-Mart store last Sat­ur­day after­noon. The woman was seen leav­ing the store park­ing lot in a red pas­sen­ger car. If you know who this woman is call …

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Wilma Osborn, 99

Wilma L. Osborn, 99, of Montpelier passed away early Wednesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on April 27, 1914 in Superior Township to Elwood and Bertha (Hillard) Anspaugh.  Wilma graduated from Edon High School in 1932.  She married Willis “Bill” Osborn in June 1937, and he preceded …

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Frank Fauver, 91

Frank Fauver, age 91, of Wauseon passed away Wednesday February 5, 2014 at St. Luke Hospital in Maumee. Among his survivors is his wife, Lois. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Meth In Auburn

Auburn police found some items com­monly asso­ci­ated with meth use in a plas­tic bag in a park­ing lot on Tues­day. Auburn Police say a plas­tic garbage bag with Cole­man Fuel, cof­fee fil­ters, stripped lithium bat­ter­ies, plas­tic tub­ing, small bags con­tain­ing white residue, and used syringes with blood residue, was found …

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