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Jr. Gomer, 88

Emanuel L. “Jr.” Gomer, Jr., age 88, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Fulton Suites in Wauseon. Prior to his retirement in 1988 he had worked for the Wauseon Street Department for 33 years. He was born in Wauseon on October 25, 1925, the son of Emanuel …

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Sue Buenger, 68

Sue Ann Buenger, age 68, of rural West Unity, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at Heartland of Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had been a clerk and cashier at Wal-Mart in Napoleon. Sue was born in Toledo on April 14, 1945. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to …

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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC STATS

Pro­vi­sional num­bers released Mon­day by the Ohio State High­way Patrol show there were 13 peo­ple killed on Ohio’s road­ways this Thanks­giv­ing Hol­i­day which is two below the four-year aver­age. Dur­ing the report­ing period, which began Wednes­day, Novem­ber 27, at 12:00 a.m., and ran through Sun­day, Decem­ber 1, at 11:59 p.m., …

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ACCUSED RAPIST HEADED TO TRIAL

A man accused of rap­ing three young girls between 1999 to 2010 will stand trial in Williams County Com­mon Pleas Court. 40 year old Daniel Bignell Jr of Mont­pe­lier faces 14 felony counts of sex­ual abuse. Accord­ing to The Bryan Times, the alleged crimes involve three girls. Each knew Bignell …

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TOY GIVEAWAY

The hol­i­days are fast approach­ing, and the St. Vin­cent de Paul Soci­ety in Fayette will be giv­ing away toys again for Christ­mas. The give­away dates this year are this Thurs­day and Thurs­day, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 409 E. Main …

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FATAL CRASH TAKES DEFIANCE WOMAN’S LIFE

The cause of a crash that killed a Defi­ance woman is still under inves­ti­ga­tion. The Ohio High­way Patrols says 22 year old Sarah Gomez was killed in the single-vehicle crash in Ful­ton County. It hap­pened around 6:30 Mon­day morn­ing when Gomez appar­ently ran off Ohio 108 between Ful­ton County Roads …

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SHOE YIELDS NO DNA

The Ohio Bureau of Crim­i­nal Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and Inves­ti­ga­tion has released find­ings about a shoe believed by fam­ily mem­bers to belong to mur­der vic­tim Nancy Eagle­son. Author­i­ties say the shoe, which was found in Octo­ber at the for­mer Pauld­ing County Jail, now owned by pri­vate indi­vid­u­als, was tested for DNA, but …

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HEALTH SCREENINGS IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance Health Department’s “Know Your Num­bers” health screen pro­gram will be held at the North­towne Mall on Thurs­day, Dec. 5, from 9–11:30 a.m. Included in this health screen are blood pres­sure, pulse, res­pi­ra­tions, cho­les­terol, hemo­glo­bin and blood sugar. Per­sons 18 years old or older are wel­come. For more infor­ma­tion, …

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POSSIBLE INSANITY DEFENSE

A lawyer for a 31-year-old sol­dier accused of stran­gling one man and stab­bing another dur­ing a trip to see his estranged wife in south­east­ern Michi­gan says he may pur­sue an insan­ity defense. Thirty-one-year-old Pfc. Brian Gogue of Mary­land awaits trial on open mur­der and attempted mur­der charges. He appeared Wednes­day …

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HENRY COMMISSIONERS MEET

Only one com­pany sub­mit­ted a bid for the project to upgrade the heating-ventillation-and air con­di­tion­ing con­trol sys­tem for the Henry County Cour­t­house. That pro­posal from Lake Erie Elec­tric of Bowl­ing Green was reviewed last week by the board, and had a price tag of $43,505; which is about $6,000 under …

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