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Covid Not Going Away

Ohio officials report another daily spike in coronavirus cases, the latest in a series of higher-than-average day-to-day increases. The 729 cases reported followed a spike of 609 cases Friday and 700 cases reported a day earlier. So far, Ohio has avoided an ongoing surge in cases since reopening its economy, …

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Leo R. Belavich, 80

Leo R. Belavich, age 80, of Archbold, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020, in his home. Prior to his retirement in 2004 he had worked as a Machinist for Sawyer Research in Willoughby, Ohio. Leo was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on December 4, 1939, the son of Leo and Helen …

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Kenneth Fugate, 70

Kenneth Fugate, 70 years, of Hamilton, passed away Friday evening, June 19, 2020, at DeKalb Parkview Hospital, Auburn, Indiana.  Kenny was born January 29, 1950, in Allais, Kentucky, the son of the late Woodrow and Nora (Baker) Fugate.  His dad passed while Kenny was very young, and he was raised …

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Raymond P. Koch, 66

Raymond P. Koch, age 66, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 10:55 A.M. on Friday, June 19, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Ray retired from Spangler Candy Company and had also worked at Mohawk and Ferguson Tools. After he retired, he worked at CE Electronics until …

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Deadly Fire In Napoleon

One person dies and three others are injured in a house fire on Lumbard St in Napoleon. When crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames. The three people hurt were taken to Henry County Hospital. The fourth victim died in the house The state fire marshal’s office and …

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Child Hurt In Wreck

A 10-year-old child is hurt after getting hit by a car in Fulton County, on U.S. 20, near Fulton County Road 4 in Amboy Township. Investigators say Angela Williams, 61, of Toledo, was driving west on 20 when the child ran into the path of her car. The child was …

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County Fair Is On!

Williams County Fair Board members officially vote to continue the county fair…as normally as possible. Some changes, however, will need to be made in order to keep up to the state’s standards, amid COVID-19…leading off with a some modifications to grandstand seating capacity and social distancing requirements. State requirements currently …

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Religion Bill Passes In OH

A bill, expanding religious freedom in Ohio public schools and allowing students to engage in religious expression in their school assignments, is signed into law by Gov., DeWine. The House bill introduced by Republican Rep. Tim Ginter in March 2019 became law after being passed in the GOP-controlled chamber, in …

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Harold Eugene “Dinger” Dangler, 87

Harold Eugene “Dinger” Dangler, age 87, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:35 P.M. on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after being in failing health for some time.  Mr. Dangler was a lifelong resident of the Bryan area and had served in the United …

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Mary Jayne Wann, 66

Mary Jayne Wann, 66 years, of Hicksville, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Mary Jayne Wann was born February 27, 1954, in Sidney, Ohio, the daughter of Tommie and Phyllis (Elliott) Hawkey.  She was a 1972 graduate of Paulding High School.  She …

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