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Beasley Appeal Nixed

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from an Ohio man, sentenced to death for killing three down-and-out men lured by fake Craigslist job offers. Richard Beasley was convicted of posting bogus job offers on Craigslist to rob and murder three men in 2011. The Ohio Supreme Court upheld …

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Borden Is Sentenced

An Ohio man is sentenced to just under four years in prison for his role in the beating of a black man the day of a white nationalist rally in Virginia. Daniel Borden was gets 20 years, but most of that sentence was suspended. His active sentence amounts to three …

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June B. Thiel, 86

June B. Thiel, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:35 P.M. on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness. Mrs. Thiel was a 1950 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a member of St. …

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Karen S. Harrington, 65

Karen S. Harrington, 65 years, of West Unity passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 in her home with her family by her side. Karen was born June 23, 1953 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, the daughter of Charles and Leota (McDade) Staats. She was a 1971 graduate of Stryker High …

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Ellen R. “Ellie” Schmucker, 84

Ellen R. “Ellie” Schmucker, 84 years, of Stryker, Ohio died peacefully in her home on Sunday, January 6, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Lyle P. and Ruth L. (Weldon) Riter and was born October 16, 1934 in Bryan, Ohio. Ellie was a loving …

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Ivan Mitchell Williams, 76

Ivan Mitchell Williams, age 76, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 8:50 A.M. on Friday, January 4, 2019, at his home following a lengthy illness. Mr. Williams had worked at Bettinger Farms, Hayes-Albion for 17 years and retired from Ferro. Ivan M. Williams was born on February 14, 1942, in …

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G. Lenore (Snorky) Mansfield, 93

G. Lenore (Snorky) Mansfield, age 93, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 4, 2019, after a brief illness. Lenore was a 1943 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a longtime member of the Bryan First Brethren Church. She was a very active church member, having taught …

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Barbara L. Schilt, 67

Barbara L. Schilt, age 67, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 9:10 A.M. on Friday, January 4, 2019, at her home following a lengthy illness. Barbara had worked at Ohio Art, Airmate and retired from the Bryan Times. She enjoyed bowling, BINGO and was an avid collector of “The Wizard …

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More Phony Bills Turn Up In Auburn

Days after asking for the public’s help to find a man who used counterfeit money at a business, Auburn Police have urged those who accept cash to be cautious, after learning of more fake bills being passed in the city. Late last month the department released a photo of a …

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DeWine Sets Up Staff

Ohio Gov.-elect Mike DeWine has announced his picks for director of the state prison system and for the Taxation Department. Prisons system administrator, Annette Chambers-Smith to head the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, and Jeff McClain, an Ohio Chamber of Commerce tax policy analyst, will head up Taxation. The Republican …

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