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Dorothy Curry, 87

Dorothy J. Curry, age 87, of Edon, Ohio, died at 5:35 P.M. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, where she was a patient. Mrs. Curry was a 1944 graduate of Fremont (Indiana) High School and was a devoted homemaker and farm wife to her husband, …

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Animal Abuse Trial To Start

The case against Vickie Cor­nell, owner of Skinny Lit­tle Buddy’s Ani­mal Shel­ter in Edon, is headed for trial. The trial, which is expected to last for up to three days, is set to begin Mon­day, March 24th, in Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. Cor­nell faces 20 counts of cru­elty to ani­mals. Back …

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Energy Assistance Deadline Extended

The Ohio Devel­op­ment Ser­vices Agency says it will extend the Home Energy Assis­tance Win­ter Cri­sis Pro­gram appli­ca­tion dead­line from March 31 to April 15. The pro­gram pro­vides assis­tance to eli­gi­ble house­holds that are threat­ened with dis­con­nec­tion, have been dis­con­nected or if their tank con­tains 35 per­cent or less of its …

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Fatal Crash

A two-vehicle crash Wednes­day after­noon left a Mel­rose teen dead, and another man seri­ously injured. The Ohio High­way Patrol reports that 17 year old Robert Sef­fer­nick died at the scene of the crash on Ohio 637 in Van Wert County. It hap­pened yes­ter­day just before 3pm. 64 year old David …

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Henry Commissioners Meet

The Henry County com­mis­sion­ers met on Tues­day. The Cres­cent News reports that the com­mis­sion­ers awarded a bid to Mack Indus­tries Inc., of Bowl­ing Green, for four-sided rein­forced con­crete boxes in the amount of $70,230. At Tuesday’s meet­ing, the com­mis­sion­ers also approved appoint­ing four area res­i­dents to the Henry County Revolv­ing …

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Dillinger Gun Returning To Auburn

A .45 cal­iber Thomp­son sub-machine gun that was stolen from the Auburn Police Depart­ment by John Dillinger and his gang back in 1933 is being returned to the depart­ment today by a spe­cial agent of the FBI. The gun was recov­ered from Dillinger and his gang by police in Tus­con, …

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Kendra Doan, 48

Kendra Doan, 48 years, of West Unity, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Kendra was born September 3, 1965 in Toledo, Ohio the daughter of James E. and Joan (Sharp) Connolly.  She was a 1984 graduate of Hilltop High …

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Sharon Michaelson, 62

Sharon K. Michelson, 62, of Bryan passed away Tuesday morning at her home.  She was born on December 19, 1951 in Wauseon, Ohio to William J. and Mary J. (Firestone) Oxender.  Sharon graduated from North Central High School in 1969.  On January 22, 1972 she married Gary Michelson, and he preceded her in …

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Darrel “Gene” Fields, 80

Darrel “Gene” Fields, age 80, of West Unity, Ohio, died at 8:17 P.M. on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance, Ohio, where he was a patient. Mr. Fields was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1952-1973. He served in both Korea and …

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Truck Fire Blocks Highway

U.S. 24 east­bound, between U.S. 127 and Ohio 49, was shut down Tues­day after­noon fol­low­ing a fire in a semi-truck. The Ohio High­way Patrols says the rig was haul­ing more than 12-tons of oranges and grape­fruit when the trailer caught fire yes­ter­day after­noon around 2:30. Accord­ing to police, the dri­ver …

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