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Eugene Robert Wayne Smith, 80

Eugene Robert Wayne Smith, age 80, of Wauseon, Ohio, peacefully passed on into his eternal home on March 6, 2020 after fighting with all he had to recover from a stroke that occurred a month and a half prior. He was born on April 15, 1939 to Paul and Wauneta (Wyse) …

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Thomas Yanez, 78

Thomas Yanez, 78, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville, Hicksville, Ohio. Tom was born on December 7, 1941 in Downy, California, the son of the late Alfred and Amelia Lara Yanez. He was a graduate of Cerritos College with an Associates degree in Computer Science. …

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Norman E. Whitlock, 83

Norman E. Whitlock, age 83, of Stryker, Ohio passed away Thursday, March 05, 2020 in Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan, Ohio.  He was born April 25, 1936 in Springfield, Ohio to the late Raymond and Verile (Bloom) Whitlock.  He married Judith A. Stuckey on October 20, 1962 and she …

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David Lee Irvin, 68

David Lee Irvin, 68, of Montpelier, OH passed away on March, 6, 2020 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance. He was born on August 6, 1951 in Lansing, MI to Horace J. and Marilyn J. (Keel) Irvin. David attended DeWitt High School in DeWitt, MI. David is survived …

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Vogelsong Case Update

Dustin Vogelsong, the Sherwood area man, accused of killing his grandfather and injuring two other people on Sunday, waives his right to a preliminary hearing in Defiance Municipal Court. He faces aggravated murder charges and is bound over to a county grand jury. He’s held at CCNO. Investigators say Vogelsong …

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Crash In DKC

A two car crash in DeKalb County on State Road 3 at County Road 68. Officials say responders found that one car, driven by Courtney Nelson of Columbia City, crossed 3…without yielding to a second vehicle, with Ashely Dodson of Kendallville behind the wheel. Both cars leave the roadway in …

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Election Efforts Slowed In Decision

Backers of an effort, aimed at updating Ohio’s voting laws, appeal to the state Supreme Court, claiming the state ballot board misinterpreted the state’s single subject rule when it severed their proposal into four separate ballot issues. Ohioans for Secure and Fair Elections officials say at issue at the high …

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Indiana AG Not Out Of Trouble, Yet.

Indiana’s governor is endorsing a proposal that could force the state’s attorney general from office, if his law license is suspended over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state legislator and three other women. Gov. Holcomb says he’ll supports a bill endorsed by the Indiana House that would prohibit anyone …

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Ruth A. Swank, age 93

Ruth A. Swank, age 93, of Edon, Ohio, died at 7:14 P.M. on Monday, March 3, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Swank was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed her time with family and loved to cook and bake. Ruth A. …

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Donna M. Osmun, 81

Donna M. Osmun, 81 years, of Grabill, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Parkview Hospital-Randallia, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Donna was born November 7, 1938 in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harlan and Thelma (Darling) Madden. She was a 1956 graduate of Harlan High School. Donna married …

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