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Drug Bust In Hicksville

A Hicksville burglary leads to an unrelated arrest, with the potential for some drug-related arrests to come. Officers execute a search warrant at a E. Smith Street address, acting on a tip. This, in connection to a theft at a business in Hicksville, over the weekend. They find evidence related …

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H2Ohio Rolls Out

Area farmers packed Defiance’s Knights of Columbus hall…as state officials roll out a comprehensive government initiative to improve the quality of the Lake Erie watershed. Roughly, 450 attended. The meeting is one of four planned this month throughout northwest Ohio to explain the H2Ohio program that is being funded this …

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New Java Joint In Edgerton

Construction is approved for a new business coming to Edgerton, soon. Officials say plans to demolish a dilapidated house and a small building on the north side of Vine Street, just west of Ohio 49 are set, to make way for a new locally owned coffee shop, slated to be …

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Henry E. Buell, 83

Henry E. Buell, age 83, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 8:25 A.M. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a sudden illness. Mr. Buell was a graduate of Edon High School, where he played baseball, and was a veteran …

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Nancy Joan Krumm, 86

Nancy Joan Krumm, 86, of Wauseon entered the Lord’s Kingdom on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, following an extended illness. She was born June 18, 1934, in Canton Ohio, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Lombardi. In January 1954 Nancy married Edwin Dean Krumm. Our family spent summers camping, …

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Backup In Defiance Solved

A sewer backup at a Defiance mobile home park has been remedied, but some final environmental abatement may be needed. Electricity to a sewer lift station at Northtowne Estates, near Northtowne Mall on North Clinton Street, failed and caused the backup. Officials discovered that power had been shut off to …

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Seals Gets Four

A co-defendant in a fire case, which caused severe damage to a Domersville Road home last year is sentenced in a Defiance County courtroom. Kage Seals, 21 was given a four-year prison term for aggravated arson. He also was ordered to make $8,069.77 restitution. Seals had pled guilty to the …

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Richey Case Update

New dates are scheduled in the case of a Columbus man, who threatened a Putnam County retired judge. The presiding judge has been replaced. Kenneth Richey’s pretrial in Putnam County on charges of retaliation, violating a protection order and more, continues. He allegedly threatened retired Putnam County Judge, Randall Basinger …

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New School Voucher System Discussed In Capitol

Participation in Ohio’s voucher system, that pays for eligible public school students to attend private schools, would be based purely on family income in the future, not school performance, under a plan unveiled by House lawmakers. Under current law, Ohio’s EdChoice program provides private school tuition for students at public …

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Robert F. Gearhart, 86

Robert F. Gearhart, 86, of Montpelier, passed away Wednesday at his home. He was born on July 8, 1933, in Florence Township, Williams County, to Irvin L. and Esther L. (Hager) Gearhart. Bob graduated from Edon High School in 1951. He served his country in the United States Army during …

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