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Clyde Patrick “Pat” Humbarger, 73

Clyde Patrick “Pat” Humbarger, 73, a life long resident of Montpelier passed away Saturday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  He was born on December 26, 1945 in Montpelier to Robert G. and Ellamae (Walt) Humbarger.  Clyde graduated from Montpelier High School in 1963.  He proudly served his …

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Rhonda R. (Burlew) Lower, 62

Rhonda R. (Burlew) Lower, age 62, of Edon, Ohio, died at 9:17 P.M. on Friday November 29, 2019, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier, Ohio, after a sudden illness.  Mrs. Lower was a 1975 graduate of Edgerton High School and had been employed at Edgerton …

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Frances “Darlene” Green, 83

Frances “Darlene” Green, age 83, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 6:12 P.M. on Friday, November 29, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with cancer.  Mrs. Green was a graduate of Edon Northwest Schools and had worked at Custom Fit, Dimension Veneer, and the …

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Ralph R. “Brownie” Brown, 87

Ralph R. “Brownie” Brown, age 87, of Evansport, Ohio, passed away suddenly at 7:23 P.M. on Wednesday, November, 27, 2019, in his home. Mr. Brown began working at the GM plant in Defiance, Ohio, at nineteen years old and after less than a year was drafted into the United States …

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Rev. Paul King, 94

Paul King was born March 6, 1925 in Lipsic, Ohio. He went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from his home in Piedmont, SC the morning of November 25, 2019. He was a faithful son, husband, father, grandfather, and preacher of the gospel to the very end. …

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Thomas Lee Zimmerman, 71

Thomas Lee Zimmerman, age 71, of Archbold, and formerly of Fayette, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, in his home. Prior to his retirement he been a custodian at the former Peter Stamping in Fayette and then at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Thomas was born in …

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Crash Snarls 469

A semi crashes through the median on I-469 in New Haven, causing traffic delays. It happened at the 19 mile marker exit, at State Road 930. No word on what caused it. In the end, the trailer of the big rig was in the southbound lanes and the semi…in the …

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Jobs Numbers For Fulton Co

The unemployment rate in Fulton County increased slightly in October, that’s according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate for October was 4%, compared to 3.8% in September. It was at 3.8% last October. The estimates show a workforce of 22,400 in Fulton County, …

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Controversial Case Shelved

An Indiana judge cancels a trial, challenging limits on the state’s religious objections law…finding conservative groups failed to prove they were harmed by changes the Republican-dominated Legislature approved, shortly after then-Gov. Mike Pence signed it. In calling off the trial, scheduled for February, Hamilton County Judge, Michael Casati agreed with …

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Amazon Story Gains Traction In IN

Indiana’s governor is facing calls from Democrats to explain his role in Amazon being cleared of responsibility for a warehouse worker’s death, despite initial findings of four major safety violations. Gov. Holcomb denies any involvement in the state Department of Labor’s investigation of the September 2017 death at Amazon’s Plainfield …

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