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Robert Lambert, 76

Robert William Lambert, age 76, of Ney, Ohio, passed away quickly in the woods, doing what he enjoyed, on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his residence. Robert retired from Johns Manville in 1999 after 43 years of service. He enjoyed farming, traveling, spending time with family and an occasional game …

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CHARGES DISMISSED AGAINST FORMER CANDIDATE

Dan Hughes may or may not have bro­ken the law dur­ing his 2012 cam­paign for Williams County Sher­iff, but it all is now irrelavent. Hughes was charged with a cam­paign vio­la­tion in Bryan Munic­i­pal Court a lit­tle more than a month before the Novem­ber 2012 gen­eral elec­tion. The case against …

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HIGH SPEED CHASE AND A MISSING WOMAN SUSPECT

The Ohio High­way Patrol reports that on Wednes­day after­noon, a trooper clocked a car at 69 miles per hour on US-127. When the trooper tried to stop the car, it turned into a dri­ve­way at a farm on Ohio 15 and a woman bolted from the passenger’s door. The trooper …

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EDON DAYS!

Edon Days kicks off tomor­row. It’s the annual sum­mer fes­ti­val in Edon and it will be held tomor­row, Sat­ur­day, and Sun­day. A cruise-in car show will be held tomor­row from 5 to 8 p.m. at Baker Park. At 6:30 p.m., the Lit­tle River Rail­road pas­sen­ger train leaves Edon Co-op for …

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TREE KILLS MAN IN DEFIANCE

A tree cut­ting acci­dent Wednes­day after­noon leaves one man dead. 77 year old Robert Lam­bert of Defi­ance County was killed just after 4 p.m. yes­ter­day while cut­ting a tree near his home. Lam­bert was found by his fam­ily and was declared dead at the scene by the Defi­ance County Coro­ner. …

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VACANT HOME BURNS IN DEFIANCE

Fire­fight­ers were called out Wednes­day morn­ing to a fire at a vacant home on Mil­wau­kee Avenue in Defi­ance. Defi­ance Fire Depart­ment arrived on the scene at about 3:30 a.m. yes­ter­day where they received mutual aid by High­land Town­ship and Noble Town­ship fire depart­ments. The house, which was destroyed, will be …

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Eleanor Chevillot, 87

Eleanor Jeanett Chevillot, 87 years, of Hamilton, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Eleanor was born January 29, 1926 in DeKalb County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Elmer and Margret (Noragon) Hagerty.  She was a 1944 graduate of Hamilton High School.  Eleanor married Robert …

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Bobbie Jo “Jojo” Smith, 43

Bobbie Jo “Jojo” Smith, age 43, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Jojo had been a supervisor at International Automotive Components (IAC) in Wauseon. She was born in Wauseon on May 3, 1970 the daughter of Bob C. and Diane E. (Ehrsam) …

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Dorothy Thies, 86

Dorothy D. Thies, 86, of Montpelier and formerly of Houghton Lake, Michigan, died Wednesday morning at her home.  She was born on April 29, 1927 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Charles B. and Nora (Powell) Hurn.  Dorothy married Walter Thies on April 20, 1963 in Roseville, Michigan and he preceded her in …

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Highway Patrol News

The High­way Patrol reports that a rou­tine traf­fic stop evolved into a high speed chase on Mon­day evening. Troop­ers attempted to stop a pick-up truck on Ohio 576 near Mont­pe­lier after it was clocked at 77 miles per hour in a 55 zone. Rather than stop, the dri­ver sped south …

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