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Loren Shaffer, 72

Loren R. Shaffer, age 72, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Evergreen Manor where he was a resident. He was a truck driver and retired from Roadway Trucking after more than 20 years of service. Loren was a former member of the Bryan …

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Lucille Liechty, 102

Lucille N. Liechty, age 102, of Burke, Virginia, and formerly of Stryker and Wauseon, Ohio, passed away early Thursday morning, June 13, 2013 in the home of her daughter, Marilyn (Don) Harris. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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IRS COMES DOWN ON THE HUMANE SOCIETY

The Greater Hills­dale Humane Soci­ety has a cri­sis on their hands and peo­ple there hope that the orga­ni­za­tion which res­cues and shel­ters around 500 dogs and cats every year, will be able to keep its doors open. Due to an admin­is­tra­tive over­sight, the Society’s tax-exempt sta­tus has lapsed and a …

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BRYAN MAN DIES IN CRASH

A Bryan man was killed in a one vehi­cle crash Tues­day morn­ing. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 88 year old Robert Kib­ble was south­bound on Ohio 15 near the inter­sec­tion with Ohio 249 just before 9am yes­ter­day morn­ing when he drove off the road and hit a util­ity pole. Kib­ble …

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BUSINESSMAN DEAD

A well known area busi­ness­man is dead. The Bryan Times is report­ing that 62 year old Jim Thomp­son, founder of Thomp­son Con­struc­tion, died Mon­day at Parkview Regional Med­ical Cen­ter in Fort Wayne fol­low­ing a sud­den ill­ness. Thomp­son was born in Wauseon, grew up in West Unity and grad­u­ated from Bryan …

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DOG SAVES NAPOLEON WOMAN’S LIFE

A Napoleon woman is with­out a home after a fire early Tues­day morn­ing, but her life may have been saved by her dog. Flames were vis­i­ble at 12:20am Tues­day when crews from Napoleon Fire Depart­ment arrived at the Erie Street home of Car­olyn Miller. Miller and her dog, Casper, were …

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PAULDING BARN RAISIN’ ON THE HORIZON

The Pauld­ing County Fair­grounds may soon have some new barns. Work is under­way to replace the barns that house the poul­try, sheep, goats and swine. An anony­mous $100,000 match­ing dona­tion has been given toward the $250,000 project which will really help the efforts. The three build­ings will each be gain­ing …

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Jim Thompson, 62

James M. “Jim” Thompson, 62 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, following a sudden illness.  James was born July 1, 1950 in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of the late Milburn Charles and Betty Eileen (Kunkel) Thompson.  He grew up in West …

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Betty Hesrick, 85

Betty Jane Hesrick, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 10, 2013 in the emergency room at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan.  Betty was born December 14, 1927 in Bryan, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Doris (Strup) Hesrick.  Betty was a teacher for 42 years, teaching …

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Phillip Wells, 82

Phillip Allen Wells, age 82, of Ball Lake, Hamilton, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013 in his home. Mr. Wells served during the Korean war as a Sargent First Class and then worked as a railroad engineer for over thirty-five years in the Chicago area. He and his …

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