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Carolyn Joan Swift, 93

Carolyn Joan Swift, 93 years, a long-time resident of Hamilton, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Laurels of DeKalb, where she had been a resident the past three weeks. Arrangements are pending with Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home – Hamilton Chapel.  Service details will be published when available.

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Helen M. Harr, 75

Helen M. Harr, age 75, of rural Stryker, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Defiance Promedica Regional Medical Center. Helen was born in Ney, Ohio, on August 8, 1944, the daughter of Merl and Phyllis (Peterson) Brown. On January 16, 1971, she married Dennis Harr, and he survives. She …

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Brenda Ann Isaac, 80

It is with great sadness that the Charles “Butch” Isaac Family shares the passing of Brenda Ann Isaac. Brenda was the loving wife, of Charles Arthur Isaac and the loving mother of Deborah Ann Isaac and Kimberly Isaac Wright. Brenda A. Isaac passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. …

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Break In In Edon

Williams County deputies are looking for a thief. They say early Sunday, someone in a full face mask and a hat broke into the Main Stop on Ohio 49, north of Edon. The suspect broke the front door glass to get into the store. Cartons of cigarettes and money from …

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Meyer And Ripke Face Charges

Two suspects, who led authorities on a multi-county chase in a stolen vehicle, are indicted by a Fulton County grand jury. Joshua Meyer of Defiance, is accused of receiving stolen property and more. Jessica Ripke was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property and one count of unauthorized use …

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Stewart Enters Plea

Former North Central track coach, Jared Stewart pleads not guilty to all charges against him in a Williams County court room. His trial will begin next month. Stewart faces three counts of sexual battery. Prosecutors say Stewart engaged in sexual conduct with a female subject. He served as the North …

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Arson In Wauseon

Four suspects face possible charges related to an arson fire in Wauseon. Crews were dispatched to the blaze at a pole barn on N. Shoop Ave. Officials say it started on the floor at the east end of the building and went up an interior plywood wall to the roof. …

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Samuel V. Alabata, 88

Samuel V. Alabata, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Sam had worked at Aro Corporation in Bryan as a physical therapist for 15 years and then moved to St. Louis to pursue his love of art …

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Mildred Ann (Richards) Kolts, 96

Mildred Ann (Richards) Kolts, age 96, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in her home. Mrs. Kolts was a 1942 graduate of Edgerton High School and served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946, working in military intelligence with top secret clearance, …

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Thomason Dies In Crash

A Bryan man dies in a crash in Henry County, on U.S. 6 and County Road 24 in Ridgeville Township. Officials say Kevin Keller of Defiance, failed to yield at a stop sign…he then struck a vehicle heading eastbound, on 6, on its passenger side. The second vehicle’s three occupants …

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