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Ysasaga Faces Charges

Defiance Police arrests a woman after she rams a patrol car on Greenler Street. After crashing into the back of the police car…officers say Carole Ysasaga tried to run. A car chase ensues…the officer forces Ysasaga’s car to spin out… and she is soon arrested. She’s in Stryker, now. The …

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Smith Trial Delayed

The three-day jury trial is postponed for Thomas Smith, 24, of Toledo, who faces felony charges of murder and more after the stabbing death of a Montpelier woman in late February. The trial’s start date was postponed to May 29…coronavirus. Smith is accused of killing Danialle Swan, 24, of Montpelier, …

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Area School District In The Red

Montpelier Schools is forecasting several years of deficit spending in the coming years. Officials tell reporters they are expecting roughly $1.5 million dollars in deficit spending by the end of 2024. The coronavirus isn’t helping the situation, officials expect a 5% drop in revenue from income tax because of it. …

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Pomp And Circumstance In Edon

Edon Schools will hold its 2020 commencement ceremony in a drive-in format. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on May 24…in the athletic parking lot behind the school building, with a stage located on the concrete entryway. The ceremony will be broadcast using an FM transmitter with a …

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Florence J. Howard, 89

Florence J. Howard, age 89, of Delta, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Florence was homemaker most of her life. Florence was born in Fulton County on February 11, 1931, the daughter of Henry N. and Zelpha (Spring) McIntosh. On December 12, 1952, …

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OH…On The Comeback

Consumer, retail and service businesses can reopen to the public, today. It marks the next step in the state’s ResponsibleRestartOhio campaign, designed to jump-start Ohio back into action after COVID-19 closed much of the state down in mid-March. While retail, consumer and services opens today, other so-called “hands-on” services, such …

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No Swimming At Area Pool

The economic downturn from COVID-19 has hit Montpelier…and the Municipal Pool is its first victim. Village officials recommended the pool remain closed for the summer…it’s approved, unanimously. Gov. DeWine’s order, closing all public pools during coronavirus, may remain in effect throughout the summer, statewide.

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A Surprise Call On Hill

The Indiana Supreme Court announces the suspension of Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill from practicing law for 30 days. It determined Hill violated professional conduct rules by committing battery. The decision stems from Hill being accused of groping four women during a party in Indianapolis back in 2018. The suspension …

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Still No Childcare

Gov., DeWine holds off on announcing when the rest of the state’s child care centers can reopen, saying that it’s essential to get the details right. Officials say the plan is still being put together. With Ohio’s retail stores opening and many offices and factories already operating, many workers are …

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Ann Matthews, 93

Ann Matthews passed away Sunday May 10, 2020 at the age of 93. Anna Elizabeth Kestner Matthews was born on October 10, 1926 in Connellsville Pennsylvania to the late John and Jessie Brooks Kestner. Ann grew up along with her late brother, John and late sister Jean (twins) in a loving family with strong Christian beliefs and …

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