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David Thomas Boyer, 83

David Thomas Boyer, 83 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 in his residence, with his loved ones at his side.  Tom was born on December 19, 1936, in Deshler, Ohio, the son of the late Charles Harley and Helen (House) Boyer.  He was a 1954 graduate of …

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Ruth E. Newman, 76

Ruth E. Newman, Archbold, OH passed away peacefully on January 26 at the age of 76.  She was born August 25, 1943 to F.N. and Mary (Agan) Searcy in Toledo, OH.  She was a 1961 graduate of Troy Luckey School which became Eastwood High School.  Following graduation she was employed several months for …

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Amilynn Marie Knepper, infant

Amilynn Marie Knepper, infant daughter of Nathaniel L. and Ashley M. (Ferry) Knepper, was stillborn on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio. Survivors include her parents, of Bryan; her grandparents, Scott and Penny Ferry and Dan and Sandy Knepper, of Waldron, Michigan; and …

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Gertrude M. Rivera, 82

Gertrude M. Rivera, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 5:13 A.M. on Friday, January 24, 2020, at Defiance Regional Medical Center in Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Gertrude was a licensed practical nurse and had worked as a surgical nurse in Virginia and as a dietician at …

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Jane A. Stripling, 82

Jane A. Stripling, age 82, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 5:36 P.M. on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana after a brief illness. Mrs. Stripling was Licensed Practical Nurse and had worked at Lansing General Hospital in Lansing Michigan during her work …

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Man Dies In Steuben Co

A Snow Lake man dies after falling through the ice while fishing. Deputies responded to the North Snow Bay area of the lake and found 19-year-old Lance Lennen, unresponsive with a faint pulse. He was taken to an area hospital soon after but was pronounced dead a short time later. …

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A Break In Hicksville Arson Case

A juvenile is arrested for arson following a Hicksville church fire. The suspect was taken to the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Facility, and will appear in a Defiance County courtroom at a later date. The juvenile will face a charge of aggravated arson, with more potentially to be filed, pending …

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Whitman Accused Of Rape

A DeKalb County man is arrested and charged with rape after an investigation by Indiana State Police. Officers began investigating Butler Creative Touch Massage in Butler after a woman accused the business of non-consensual sexual activity when getting a massage in early January. Another woman came forward to police alleging …

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Disabled Person Attacks Officer

A Bryan man with a developmental disability was briefly taken into custody after an assault on a Bryan police officer. Officers got a call to aid a caregiver with an unruly young adult on Glen Arbor Drive. Investigators say that person hit a Bryan patrolman several times with a closed …

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Towns Goes To The Supreme Court

Williams County Sheriff, Steve Towns, files with the Ohio Supreme Court to get his name on the ballot for re-election in the March 17 Republican primary. On Jan. 3, responding to complaints from other candidates on the ballot, citing the Ohio Revised Code section that a candidate cannot run for …

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