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Forum Set For Wednesday

A “Meet the Candidates” public forum for countywide races in the March primary is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Williams County Veterans Building, on E. Main St. in Montpelier. The forum includes both opposed and unopposed candidates. The community is invited. A panel will present questions to candidates …

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Area Bank Merger Completed

SB Financial Group, parent company of State Bank and Trust…and Edon Bancorp, who owns The Edon State Bank, announce a merger. Under terms of the agreement, Edon Bancorp will be combined with SB Financial and Edon State Bank will merge with and into State Bank. The move was unanimously approved …

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Phillip Michael Powell, 33

Phillip Michael Powell, age 33, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020, along with his beloved dog, Ramona, as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident. Phillip worked construction for Robison Renovations. He attended Second Baptist Church and Experience Church, both in Defiance, and Congregation …

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Cristina Sue “Cris” Whitney, 66

Cristina Sue “Cris” Whitney, age 66, of Montgomery, Michigan, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020, in her home after an extended illness. Cris was a graduate of Camden-Frontier High School and graduated from South Central Michigan Licensed Practical Nursing School in Coldwater, Michigan. She worked as an LPN for …

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Henry Jozeph Kotula, 65

Henry Jozeph Kotula left this earth surrounded by family and went home to be with his creator on February 5, 2020. He valiantly battled kidney cancer over four years.   His family would like to thank the research oncology team of Dr. Alexander Starodub and all the caring medical staff …

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Dane M. Michael, 93

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred….minus one day so I never have to live without you.” A.A. Milne. Dane and Marjorie Michael celebrated 71 years of marriage on Thursday, February 6. Later that evening Marjorie passed away in her home surrounded …

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Marjorie A. Michael, 92

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred….minus one day so I never have to live without you.” A.A. Milne. Dane and Marjorie Michael celebrated 71 years of marriage on Thursday, February 6. Later that evening Marjorie passed away in her home surrounded …

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Debra Kay Jermeay, 57

Debra Kay Jermeay, 57 years, of West Unity, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.  Deb was born December 20, 1962, in Montpelier, Ohio, the daughter of the late Herbert J. and Pauline (Royer) Miller.  She was a 1980 graduate of Montpelier High School.  …

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Russell E. O’Brien, 87

Russell E. O’Brien, age 87, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020, at CHP – Defiance Are Inpatient Hospice. Prior to his retirement he had been a truck driver. Russell was born in Grove City, Illinois on June 8, 1932, the son of Jesse and Irene (Buzzard) O’Brien. On January …

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Chase In PC Ends In Arrest

In Paulding County…officers deploy a stop stick to end a high-speed chase. Sunny Parker, of Battle Creek, is charged with felony fleeing and eluding. She was taken to the Paulding County Jail. Officials tell reporters the police tried to pull Parker over for speeding on Highway127, south of Sherwood. The …

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