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Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, 74

Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, age 74, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away August 12, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Rick served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, Rick worked as a materials engineer for Detroit Diesel for 47 years. Born on …

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Finfrock Case Update

A Paulding man is sentenced to community control for four years. Joshua Finfrock pled guilty to theft charges. A grand jury indicted Finfrock in June. Prosecutors told the court he robbed a disabled adult of $500 in cash while possessing a knife. Force or coercion conditions in the case were …

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Hite Is Sentenced

Andrea Hite, of Wauseon is sentenced to two years of community control. She is also ordered to pay prosecution costs. She will serve some time at CCNO as well. All connected to drug charges.

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OH School Numbers

Nearly 600,000 Ohio schoolchildren in 325 districts will return to school this fall for in-person classes, that’s according to figures released by Gov. Mike DeWine. Almost 400,000 students in 55 districts will be attending online, while about 380,000 students in 154 districts will be doing some combination of in-person and …

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Black Leaders Want To Rein In The Police

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus calls for state lawmakers to increase accountability and transparency for the state’s police officers. Caucus members released a wide-ranging package of criminal justice reform proposals that they plan to push for during next year’s legislative session. Key to their policy agenda is establishing more frequent …

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Funding Debate In IN

Indiana’s public schools would be assured of full state funding for the rest of this year…under a plan announced by the governor to sidestep a warning from a top fellow Republicans…that schools could face a 15% cut if they didn’t hold in-person classes. Gov. Holcomb says he and GOP legislative …

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Reverend David E. Tilly, 65

Reverend David E. Tilly, 65, of Montpelier passed away Thursday morning at Waterville Healthcare.  He was born on February 4, 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Evan Conrad and Lois A. (Rask) Tilly.  On June 1, 1985 he married Jean L. Voelker and she survives. Dave graduated from North Allegheny High School in …

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Keith Alan “Butch” Parady, 74

Keith Alan “Butch” Parady, 74 years, of Orland, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, August 10, 2020, in his residence.  Butch was born October 4, 1945, in Payne, Ohio, the son of the late Richard “Dick” and Edna (Miller) Parady.  He was a 1963 graduate of Payne High School, Payne, Ohio.  …

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Montpelier Passes Remote Plans

Montpelier school officials pass remote learning plans. They add they will go into effect…only if the school needs to shut down due to COVID-19. The focus of online learning would be on reading, writing and arithmetic. A list of expectations for teachers, students and administrators is set. They will be …

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Lucas Accused Of Sicking Dog On Victim

A Bryan man is in jail…after his dog attacks another man. Officers brought in Jamie Lucas, charging him with felonious assault. Lucas was arraigned…his bond set at $15,000. His faces the court again, soon. Officials say Lucas has been in the local court system numerous times. Most recently, charged in …

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