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TEACHER HONORED AT PAULDING

Beth Kelly, a kinder­garten teacher at Pauld­ing Ele­men­tary School, has been named the 2013 Ohio His­tory Teacher of the Year. A vet­eran teacher with nearly 20 years of expe­ri­ence at the pre-K and ele­men­tary level, Kelly grew up in Pauld­ing County and grad­u­ated from Pauld­ing High School. She holds a …

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COLLECTION IN OAKWOOD

A col­lec­tion is being held for an Oak­wood fam­ily who lost every­thing in a house fire ear­lier this month. Los­ing their rental home to a fire, David and Laura Peters, their three chil­dren and pets are cur­rently liv­ing with a fam­ily mem­ber in Oak­wood. Cooper Com­mu­nity Library is serv­ing as …

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FULTON COUNTY UPGRADES DOG WARDEN’S WEBSITE

The Ful­ton County dog warden’s web­site, www.fultoncountyoh.com/dogwarden, debuted a new sec­tion this week fea­tur­ing pho­tos of dogs avail­able for adop­tion. The page now allows the depart­ment to post pho­tos of lost and avail­able dogs, mak­ing the return of lost ani­mals to their right­ful home — or plac­ing them in new …

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Deborah Rupp, 61

Deborah A. Rupp, age 61, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Edgerton, passed away at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Vibra Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was a graduate of Edgerton High School and worked for several area businesses including Pepsi Company, the Bryan Times and Park …

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Bennie Beck, 76

Bennie Irvin Beck, age 76, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 1:15 A.M. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Beck was a 1955 graduate of Montpelier High School, where he was an accomplished athlete in track, in which he still …

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Donald Doeden, 63

Donald L. Doeden, 63 years, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  Donald was born January 29, 1950 in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of Kenneth and Elinor (Hane) Doeden.  He was a 1968 graduate of Fairview High School.  Donald was a contract painter …

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Henry Commissioners Get Money For Courthouse Project

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers had hoped that sev­eral ongo­ing con­struc­tion projects at the his­toric cour­t­house in Napoleon would qual­ify for grant fund­ing. They got some good news Wednes­day. The com­mis­sion­ers learned their pro­posed project to replace the ele­va­tor in the cour­t­house would qual­ify for using revolv­ing loan funds and micro-enterprise …

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Opening Announced On Napoleon School Board

The Napoleon School Board of Edu­ca­tion has announced a vacancy on the board. It’s a two-year term, that would require the can­di­date to run for re-election at the end of the first two years, if they chose to stay-on. The posi­tion would begin in Jan­u­ary. If you think it sounds …

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Delta Woman Killed In Crash

A woman from Delta woman has been killed in a two-vehicle crash. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 34 year old Melissa Cli­nard was pro­nounced dead at the scene of the crash, which hap­pened Tues­day morn­ing. Police say Cli­nard was headed south on County Road 3 in Swan­creek Town­ship just after …

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Henry Commissioners Named In Lawsuit

A law­suit has been filed against the Henry County com­mis­sion­ers by a Napoleon busi­ness­man. Dou­glas Pelmear and Horse Power Sales Net Inc. filed the suit in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court against the com­mis­sion­ers and a list of oth­ers, alleg­ing that paper­work was not prop­erly pre­pared for a $50,000 revolv­ing …

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