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Organ Donation Awareness Event Set

A fam­ily in Williams County has made a goal of rais­ing aware­ness for organ dona­tion. The Cres­cent News reports that Kim and Kevin Oxen­der lost their 20-year-old son, Kaleb McLaugh­lin, on June 24 last year when the vehi­cle in which he was a pas­sen­ger ran into a util­ity pole in …

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Holiday Traffic Details Released

The Ohio State High­way Patrol made 749 arrests for impaired dri­ving and 318 for drug-related charges over this Fourth of July hol­i­day period, which began Thurs­day, July 3 and ended Sun­day, July 6. Dur­ing the report­ing period, the Patrol made nearly 57,000 traf­fic con­tacts, which included assist­ing more than 4,700 …

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Interstate Crash Caused By Elderly Driver’s Decision To Make A U-Turn

Two vehi­cles crashed Sun­day after­noon on I-69 near Auburn. Accord­ing to the DeKalb County Sher­iffs Depart­ment, the acci­dent hap­pened just before 5:00pm when a car dri­ven by 75-year-old Rena French of Fort Wayne tried to make an ille­gal U-turn into north­bound traf­fic just south of the 326 exit. Appar­ently, French …

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Bryan Summer Series Talk Set For Wednesday

The Bryan Sum­mer Series, pre­sented by Bryan’s First Pres­by­ter­ian Church, con­tin­ues on Wednes­day, when Myrna Grove will speak about one-room schools. It all begins tomor­row morn­ing at 10 in the church gath­er­ing area with cof­fee and a treat. The church is at 506 Oxford Drive in Bryan. Myrna Grove taught …

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Jennifer Crooks, 43

Jennifer A. Crooks, age 43, of Wauseon passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon following an extended illness. Prior to her illness she had worked as a Medical Transcriptionist for the Fulton County Health Center. Mrs. Crooks was born in Greenville, Ohio on …

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Sharon Richmond, 62

Sharon Marie Richmond, 62, a lifelong Montpelier resident passed away at her home on Saturday July 5th.  She was born on May 23, 1952 in Montpelier to Jack O. and Barbara E. (Kreischer) Daft.  Sharon graduated from Montpelier High School in 1970. Sharon volunteered for the Williams County Sheriff- Mounted Deputies.  She loved …

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Rodney Lumbardo, 54

Rodney A. Lumbardo, age 54, of Stryker and formerly of Archbold passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Toledo following an extended illness. Prior to his illness he had served for 16 years in the US Navy and had also worked in Maintenance for Sauder Woodworking, …

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Frances Crow, 101

Frances Ruth Crow, 101, of rural Camden, MI, passed away on Saturday, July 5, at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a patient since March. Born January 7, 1913, in Amboy Township (Hillsdale County) MI, she was the daughter of Frantz Siegel and Rachel Pearl (Metcalf) Sommers. …

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Larry Boyer, 74

Larry D. Boyer, 74, of Montpelier passed away Thursday evening at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  He was born on April 9, 1940 in Bridgewater Township to John N. and Florence H. (Kohl) Boyer. Larry was a member of the Cockshutt International Tractor Club and an active member of the …

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Dortha Stephenson, 77

Dorotha J. Stephenson, age 77, of Perrysburg and formerly of Hemut, California died Thursday July 3, 2014 at Kingston Care Center in Perrysburg. Prior to her retirement she had been a Waitress for many years. Dorotha was born in Toledo on July 26, 1935 the daughter of the late Earl …

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