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Penny Canicom, 53

Penny Kay Canicom, age 53, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013 at her residence. Penny was a graduate of Delta High School and had worked several jobs in the area. Penny was born February 19, 1960, in Port Clinton, Ohio, the daughter of James F. and Gloria …

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Patricia Pool, 70

Patricia A. Pool, age 70 of Bryan, Ohio passed away with her family at her side at 8:07 P.M. on Sunday, November 24, 2013, in her home after an extended illness. She was a Certified Public Accountant and owner of Patricia A. Pool CPA, Inc for 25 years. Prior to …

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Thomas Potts, 71

Thomas Michael Potts, age 71, of Defiance, passed away Monday morning, November 25, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. A Realtor and Auctioneer, Tom had been a co-owner of Century 21 Strait Realty, Inc. in Defiance, and also Potts & Company Auctioneers of Defiance. Tom was born in Defiance …

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Doris Reinking, 85

Doris Lohse Reinking, age 85, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013 in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold, Ohio. Doris was born August 03, 1928 in Archbold, Ohio to the late Alva Dennis and Bertha Mary (Rueger) Johnson. She married Robert “Jake” Lohse on November 11, 1946 and …

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Montpelier Village Council Meets… Approves Budget

Montpelier’s 2014 bud­get is now a done deal. Mem­bers of the Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage coun­cil sus­pended the sec­ond read­ing and passed the 2014 appro­pri­a­tion bud­get at Monday’s meet­ing. Total appro­pri­a­tions for 2014 amounts to $17,307,863 (from $14,994,668 in 2013). Garbage pickup the week of Thanks­giv­ing is as fol­lows… Those who nor­mally …

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It Was A Close Vote!

One vote really can make a dif­fer­ence… Accord­ing to a release by school offi­cials, a recount Mon­day morn­ing showed that the Millcreek-West Unity Local Schools safety and secu­rity levy failed by a sin­gle vote. The final vote count came in at 355 for and 356 against the levy. The school …

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Faith Shines Through

Faith shines through… Paris­hon­ers of St. Bar­bara Catholic Church in Cloverdale showed up Sun­day morn­ing with fold­ing chairs and a bor­rowed instru­ment for an emo­tional first Mass fol­low­ing the tor­nado that destroyed much of the vil­lage of Cloverdale on Novem­ber 17th, includ­ing their church. The storm left sev­eral homes in …

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Angola Woman Injured In Crash

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says a 28-year-old Angola woman was crit­i­cally injured Sun­day when her car rear-ended a semi and became lodged under the truck’s trailer on Inter­state 69 near the Angola exit. The crash, which closed the high­way for three hours, hap­pened when the semi, dri­ven by 23-year-old …

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Epinephrine Bill Discussed

A fed­eral Con­gres­sional bill is in the works to offer finan­cial incen­tives to states to stock­pile epi­neph­rine at schools. Epi­neph­rine is used for severe aller­gic reac­tions to food aller­gies and insect bites — the type of reac­tion that can cause death in an aller­gic per­son. Epi­neph­rine is given to the …

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Marjorie Miller, 95

Marjorie Miller, age 95, of Edon, Ohio, died at 11:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 23, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Miller was a 1936 graduate of Milford High School in Milford, Illinois. A farm wife, she had also worked in accounting at Essex Wire in Fort …

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