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BRINK SENTENCED IN ELEVATOR FRAUD CASE

Another area man involved in the Arch­bold Ele­va­tor case learned his fate yes­ter­day. 61 year old Steven A. Brink was sen­tenced Mon­day in Ful­ton County Com­mon Pleas Court. Brink will spend one year on com­mu­nity con­trol in lieu of a 180-day prison sen­tence, which was sus­pended. Brink pre­vi­ously had pleaded …

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FATALITY PROBED

The Ohio High­way Patrol says it is inves­ti­gat­ing a sin­gle vehi­cle crash that took the life of a 19-year-old man Tues­day evening. Justin J. Arce of Arch­bold was west­bound on Ful­ton County Road B near County Road 19 around 10 Tues­day night, when he lost con­trol of his vehi­cle and …

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DEER STATS

The fig­ures are just com­ing in, and so far, the begin­ning of deer sea­son hasn’t been all that bad for hunters in our area. The Ohio Depart­ment of Nat­ural Resources says North­west Ohio did lit­tle bet­ter than the rest of the state when it comes to the deer har­vest, and …

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULED

The Put­nam County His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety will be hold­ing its 28th annual Christ­mas open house at their museum. This year’s event will be held Fri­day from 6–9 p.m. and Sun­day from 1–4 p.m. Vic­to­rian doll houses will be on dis­play dur­ing the open house. This year the PCHS is spon­sor­ing a …

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TAX SEMINAR SET

Tax pre­par­ers and farm­ers who file their own farm tax returns can par­tic­i­pate in Ohio State Uni­ver­sity Extension’s agri­cul­ture and nat­ural resource tax issues work­shop on Dec. 19 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The day-long webinar-based work­shop fea­tures pro­fes­sor Phil Har­ris of the Uni­ver­sity of Wis­con­sin, a lead­ing expert in farm …

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Justin Arce, 19

Justin J. Arce, age 19, of Archbold, died Tuesday evening, December 3, 2013, as the result of injuries sustained from an auto accident. He was a student at Northwest State Community College. Justin was born in Toledo on December 14, 2013, the son of Justo Arce and Lizbeth Cruz. Justin …

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Whittaker Anderson Burkholder, Newborn

Whittaker Anderson Burkholder, newborn son of Thomas and Erica Burkholder passed away late Monday at the Fulton County Health in Wauseon. Surviving besides his parents are siblings: Tristan and Emma, Grandparents: John and Joanna Burkholder of Wauseon, Bruce and Judy Baughman of West Salem, Ohio, Great grandmother Vivian Cifranic of …

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Leona Moden, 93

Leona Jean Moden, age 93, of Wauseon and formerly of Tedrow passed away early Tuesday December 3, 2013 at Heartland of Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked at the Wauseon Wire Factory and at the former Fulton County Home. Mrs. Moden was born on September 29, 1920 in …

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Ruthanne Hurley, 67

Ruthanne Hurley, age 67, died at 2:40 P.M. on Monday, December 2, 2013, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Ms. Hurley was a graduate of Bryan High School and worked at Ohio Citizens Bank as a teller for twenty years and then for the Ramada …

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Gerald Smith, 81

Gerald V. Smith, age 81, of Delta, passed away Tuesday morning, December 3, 2013 at Swanton Valley Center. Gerald was born in Wauseon on may 27, 1932, the son of Ralph and Fannie (Soles) Smith. In the past, Gerald attended the Shiloh Christian Union Church. Surviving is one sister, Janies …

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