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Margaret A. Olson, 73

Margaret A. Olson, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed making and selling crafts. Margaret was born on February 5, 1947, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Norman and Charlotte (Bean) Shreckengost. She …

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Mandy J. Horn, 87

Mandy J. Horn, 87, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday evening at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  She was born on June 4, 1932 in Mohawk, West Virginia to Stuart and Nora (Hurley) Lester.  Mandy married Hayes H. Horn in Conway, South Carolina and he survives. Mandy was a …

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Towns Will Resign

Williams County Sheriff Steve Towns will resign, as part of a negotiated non-prosecution agreement, to avoid being charged with three felony counts of theft in office. The charges are in addition to Towns’ conviction in November for public dissemination online of confidential information related to a child abuse case. He …

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Parker Case Update

A Michigan woman, who led police on a brief high-speed chase in Paulding County, last week, appears in court. Sunny Parker, 49, of Battle Creek, is charged with fleeing and eluding. She was found indigent and given a court-appointed attorney. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 18. We reported …

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Wauseon Woman Faces Charges

A Wauseon woman is indicted by a Fulton County grand jury on seven counts for involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, felonious assault and more. Prosecutors say Amber Barnett caused a person’s death while committing a felony. She was arrested Tuesday by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and is currently at the …

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Three Candidates Answer Questions

The three Republican candidates for Williams County sheriff explained how they would tackle politically sensitive cases during a Meet the Candidates event Wednesday evening. The forum was recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities and will be available to view today on the BMU Facebook page. The primary election is March 17.

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Chaz Steven Witt, 30

Chaz Steven Witt, age 30, of Montpelier, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at his home. Chaz was born on August 30, 1989, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Anne M. Witt and John Westerlund. He worked in several area factories and most enjoyed spending time with his nephew. …

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Christianna Alicia “Aidey” (Vasquez) Bailey, 32

Christianna Alicia “Aidey” (Vasquez) Bailey, age 32, of Gainesville, Florida, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at her home. Aidey enjoyed bible study, having fun and helping others. She loved animals, especially llamas, and fostered dogs for many years. Christianna Alicia Vasquez was born …

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Deanna Faye Childress, 78

Deanna Faye Childress, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at SKLD Healthcare in Bryan, Ohio, surrounded by her family, after an extended illness.  Mrs. Childress was an employee of Edgerton Metal Products in Edgerton, Ohio, for many years working in quality control until the …

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William Dale Milligan, 64

William Dale Milligan, age 64, of Camden, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, February 12, 2020, in his home. Prior to his retirement he had worked as a Union Ironworker for Local 55 in Toledo and worked for Sawyer Resteel. William was born in St. Louis, MO, on January …

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