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Ottinger Case Update

Randall Ottinger, the McClure man charged in the shooting death of his brother, is arraigned in Henry County. Ottinger pled not guilty to aggravated murder with a firearm. His $500,000 dollar cash bond with no 10% allowance provision is continued. The video arraignment took place while Ottinger was being held …

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Audrey Casebere, 88

Audrey Casebere, age 88, of Bryan, passed away on June 30, 2020, at Fountain Park in Bryan, Ohio. Audrey was the daughter of Kenneth and Emma (Myer) Dilts. She spent her early childhood in Schenectady, New York. Her family moved to Ft Lauderdale, FL when Audrey was in high school. …

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Richard C. “Rick” Anderson, 75

Richard C. “Rick” Anderson, age 75, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 10:57 P.M. on Monday, June 29, 2020, at SKLD – Bryan. Richard had owned a plumbing company in Toledo prior to a long and successful career as a real estate investor. Rick was a charitable member of the …

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Donald J. Wehrle, 71

Donald J. Wehrle, age 71, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 9:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Mr. Wehrle was a graduate of Edon High School and was a self-employed truck …

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Gail D. Miller, 89

Gail D. Miller, age 89, passed away July 1, 2020, at the CHWC-Montpelier Hospital in Montpelier, Ohio. Gail spent her life as a homemaker and a loving servant of God. Gail was born December 21, 1930, in Carroll Township in Ottawa County, Ohio, the daughter of Barley E. and Dorothy …

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Glenn “Butch” Bauer, 83

Glenn “Butch” Bauer, 83 years, of Hicksville, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in his home. Butch was born October 3, 1936 in Hicksville, son of the late Roy and Bernice (McFeters) Bauer. After graduating from Hicksville High School in 1954, Butch proudly served our country in the United States …

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Stuart D. Kepler, 59

Stuart D. Kepler, 59 years, of Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in his residence. Stuart was born April 25, 1961 in Angola, Indiana, the son of the late Jerry C. and Dolores A. (Harger) Kepler. He was a 1979 graduate of Hamilton High School. Stuart worked …

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June Marie Crawford, 93

June Marie Crawford, 93 years, of Sherwood, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in her home. June was born June 20, 1927 in Jewell, Ohio, daughter of the late Harvey and Clara (Speiser) Thieroff. She was united in marriage to Garland “Duke” Crawford on July 1, 1950 in Defiance, Ohio …

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Whitehead Gets 54 Months In Prison

Hugh Whitehead…the Bryan man accused of rape is sentenced Tuesday to four and a half years in prison. Whitehead was indicted back in December. Prosecutors say he held his victim against her will…and more. Last month Whitehead pled guilty to the abduction charge and an amended charge of fourth-degree felony …

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Smith Case Update

The next court appearance for a Toledo man, accused of murdering a Montpelier woman has been delayed. Thomas Smith was scheduled for a pretrial conference on Tuesday…but it has been pushed back to 9 a.m. Aug. 11. Many court cases around the country have been postponed since COVID-19. Prosecutors say …

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