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Coronavirus Update

Williams County has one more confirmed case of coronavirus. Health officials say the county has eight patients down with COVID-19. In all, there have been three hospitalizations and one death. The county has the second-lowest number of cases out of the surrounding counties, with Henry County only reporting three. Fulton …

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Woman Injured In Crash

A woman is hurt in a fiery solo crash. Officials tell reporters Kathleen Robertson, of Leo was northbound on County Road 427, south of County Road 68. They say Robertson’s pickup drifted off the right edge of the roadway. She then over-corrected and crossed into the southbound lane…off the road …

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DeWine Gets Results

The governor of Ohio calls on the federal government to help provide crucial materials that would allow a dramatic increase in testing for coronavirus in his state. Mike DeWine said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Ohio hospitals doing the testing lack needed chemicals known as reagents, and help …

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Stay At Home Pushed Back In IN

The executive stay home order for Indiana that was supposed to expire today, will be extended to May 1, as planning is underway to reopen parts of the state’s economy. Gov. Eric Holcomb says a state task force is seeking ideas from various business sectors on how they can safely …

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Caroline Lucas Adams, 93

Caroline Lucas Adams, of Montpelier, OH passed away Thursday evening, April 16, 2020 at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg.  Caroline was born March 19, 1927 in Coalton, OH to Floyd L. and Ruth C. Lucas.  She graduated from Coal Rural High School in 1944.  In 1948, Caroline graduated from the College …

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Lane B. Thomas, 50

Lane B. Thomas, age 50, of Butler, Indiana, passed away suddenly of natural causes on Thursday, April 16, 2020, in his home.  Mr. Thomas was a 1988 graduate of Angola High School and was a longtime truck driver, currently driving for Bohren Logistics.  He enjoyed shooting, riding his motorcycle and …

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Ralph “Pops” E. Grubb, 56

Ralph “Pops” E. Grubb, 56, of Montpelier passed away at his home Thursday evening.  He was born on June 30, 1963 in South Williamson, Kentucky to Jack C. and Lillian (Marcum) Grubb.  Ralph was a roofer at Cline Brothers Roofing in Archbold for nearly 30 years.  He enjoyed tinkering with …

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Larry R. Husted, 74

Larry R. Husted, 74 years, of Hicksville, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Larry was born September 5, 1945, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of the late Mahlon and Esther (Bell) Husted.  Larry was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the …

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Velma Myers, 106

Velma Myers, 106 years, of Hicksville, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Hicksville, Ohio. Velma was born November 05, 1913 in Mark Center, Ohio, the daughter of the late Henry and Frieda (Miller) Vogelsong. She attended Mark Center High School, Mark Center, Ohio. …

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Mary Ann Olsen, 87

Mary Ann Olsen, 87 years, of Wake Forest and formerly of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020 with her family by her side. Mary Ann was born March 2, 1933 in Payne Township, Defiance County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Gabriel and Mary (Nagy) Katona. She was …

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