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Larry R. Mercer, 79

Larry R. Mercer, 79, of Bryan and formerly of Montpelier passed away on Monday evening, September 30, 2019 at his home.  He was born on February 16, 1940 in Jefferson Township, Williams County to Otis and Thelma (Wright) Mercer.  He graduated from Montpelier High School in 1958, while at MHS …

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John R. Herd, 62

John R. Herd, 62 years, of Lima, Ohio passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Lake James, Angola, Indiana. John was born February 6, 1957 in Lima, Ohio, the son of the late Paul W. and Geraldine (Roush) Herd. He was a 1976 graduate of Lima Shawnee High School. John …

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Jeffery C. Baxter, 81

Jeffery C. Baxter, 81, of Adrian, Michigan, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Toledo Hospital. Jeff had been a carpenter most of his life. Arrangements are pending at the Grisier-Weigel Funeral Home in Delta.

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Cops Looking For Chase Suspect

Officers from Edgerton Police, along with Williams County deputies give chase to a suspect after a failed traffic stop. Several police cars were in pursuit of the green pick-up truck, along Ohio 49, County Road 4.50 County Road D.50 and County Road 3 at a high rate of speed. After …

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No Cause Given In MetalX Blaze

The cause of that big fire at MetalX in Delta on Sept. 16 may never be known, but it doesn’t appear to be foul play. Delta Fire Chief, Scott Smith says the origin of the blaze is accidental but undetermined in nature. The ruling is due to the amount of …

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Local Airports Get Funding

Two area airports are among 16 in Ohio that will receive infrastructure grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. Officials say the FAA will award $986 million in airport infrastructure grants, the fifth allotment of the total $3.1 billion in Airport Improvement Program funding for airports across the United States. That …

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EEE Found In LaGrange Co

A rare mosquito-borne virus that has caused deaths in other states, including Michigan, is found in two horses in LaGrange County. At least two area counties plan to conduct mosquito control spraying. Eastern equine encephalitis virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes. People infected with it can develop severe inflammation in …

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Scott Allen Hornung, 57

Scott Allen Hornung, age 57, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at his home. Scott was a craftsman. He enjoyed motor sports and was an avid hunter. Scott enjoyed the company of his beloved dog, Lena. Scott was born August 15, 1962 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the son …

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Ronald L. Hurd, 80

Ronald L. Hurd, age 80, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at his home. Mr. Hurd was a truck driver. He drove for Nickel’s Bakery, Spangler Candy & Tobacco Company and Moore Industries. He also worked several years at LaChoy in Archbold in the shipping and …

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Janet M. Hoitt, 86

Janet M. Hoitt, age 86, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:15 P.M. on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she was a resident.  Mrs. Hoitt worked as a prep cook at Lester’s Diner in Bryan, Ohio, for many years and had previously worked as …

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