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Dale Harroff, 89

Dale Harroff, Jr. age 89, of Edon, Ohio, died at 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Hillside Country Living near Bryan where he had been a resident of Anna’s House. Mr. Harroff was a farmer who raised Spotted Poland-China hogs and had worked as a machinist at Powers …

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Al Studer, 81

Alfred Eugene (Al) Studer, age 81, of Coldwater, Michigan, and formerly of Edgerton Ohio, passed away at 1:00 A.M. on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Center in Montpelier, Ohio, after a lengthy illness. Alfred was a longtime resident of Edgerton and had moved to Coldwater in 1978, …

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Donna Jean Bistline, 89

Donna Jean Bistline, 89 years, of West Unity, Ohio passed away Friday July 26, 2013 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan.  Donna was born on October 11, 1923 in Rochester, New York, daughter of the late Faye William and Edna (Kimble) Bloomingdale. After her father’s death and her mother remarriage to James …

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BUSY WEEKEND FOR BRYAN PD

A lot of arrests over the week­end in Bryan… Bryan Police picked up 30 year old Dustin Tay­lor of Bryan on Sat­ur­day, charg­ing him with pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. On Sun­day, Bryan Police arrested 37 year old Terra Lopez of Bryan, charg­ing her with dis­or­derly con­duct. Also arrested on Sun­day… …

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CHURCH BUS CRASH KILLS THREE

An Indi­anapo­lis church youth pas­tor, his preg­nant wife and another church mem­ber were killed when a church bus over­turned with just a mile to go in a return trip from a Michi­gan sum­mer camp on Sat­ur­day. The con­gre­ga­tion of Colo­nial Hills Bap­tist Church is mourn­ing those deaths after the bus …

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STORM CAUSES WIDESPREAD DAMAGE

A storm late Sat­ur­day after­noon, dam­aged sev­eral homes and busi­nesses, and left thou­sands with­out power. Toledo Edi­son reported 1,864 cus­tomers with­out power Sat­ur­day night. The major­ity of those with­out power — 1,732 — were in Defi­ance. Other out­ages were reported in Delaware, Defi­ance, Noble, High­land and Rich­land town­ships. Sev­eral fam­i­lies …

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PAULDING MAN VICTIM OF TRACTOR ACCIDENT

A Pauld­ing County man was killed Fri­day when the trac­tor he was oper­at­ing flipped, pin­ning him under­neath. 80 year old William Weip­pert Sr of Cecil was pro­nounced dead at the scene by the Pauld­ing County Coro­ner. The Pauld­ing County Sheriff’s Office says Weip­pert was cut­ting grass along a field around …

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Phillip Short, 61

Phillip D. Short, age 61, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday morning, July 26, 2013. Phillip was born on March 27, 1952, in Flannigan, Ill., the son of E. Dean and Phyllis (Fluckinger) Short. On June 30, 1973, he married Hazel “Cookie” Harriger, and she survives. …

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STATE POLICE ISSUE FIRST HALF OF YEAR REPORT

Through effec­tive traf­fic enforce­ment the Ohio State High­way Patrol is sig­nif­i­cantly impact­ing the crim­i­nal ele­ment on pub­lic road­ways and in com­mu­ni­ties. By troop­ers tak­ing extra time dur­ing each traf­fic stop, and pay­ing close atten­tion to pos­si­ble indi­ca­tors of crim­i­nal activ­ity — what started as a traf­fic stop can quickly esca­late …

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FESTIVAL OF FLAGS IN EDGERTON

The Edger­ton Fes­ti­val of Flags is being held this week­end at Miller Park with games, food, a parade and lots more. Events today include 3-on-3 bas­ket­ball at 5 p.m. and a cruise-in and children’s games at 6 p.m. A 5K run/walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. near Hicksville Bank. Reg­is­tra­tion …

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