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Dorlyn G. Cottrell, Jr., 60

Dorlyn G. Cottrell, Jr., age 60, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:18 P.M. on Monday, September 14, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Cottrell was a 1978 graduate of Hicksville High School and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1978-1982. He …

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Joan L. Stokes, 85

Joan L. Stokes, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home early Saturday morning, September 12, 2020. Joan served her church, Wesley United Methodist Church, faithfully as an active member and as senior organist for 50 years. She received such joy from her church family, especially the …

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A Big Twist In The Dangerfield Case

Ryan Dangerfield, accused of a fatal stabbing in Bryan, pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Dangerfield admitted to stabbing 23-year-old Bryan resident, Dylan Bible at the Colonial Manor Motel in town on June 23, 2019. Dangerfield was arrested in Michigan, two days later. He was initially set for a trial on …

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The Cops Want McCague

Law enforcement agencies throughout northwest Ohio want Zachary McCague, 27…after a police pursuit out of Fulton County…ends with a crash near Stryker. Deputies spot McCague in what appears to be a stolen vehicle. He sees the police and hits the gas. McCague ends up wrecking in Williams County, on County …

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Stop The Butt Flicking

Fire officials say a carelessly discarded cigarette may have sparked a fire that forced the evacuation of an entire apartment complex in Edgerton. Crews responded to the structure fire at on N. West St., with mutual aid from the Bryan and Butler. Before they arrived, Edgerton PD cleared out all …

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A New Hurdle For Mail In Ballots

A proposal by Ohio’s elections chief…to attach postage to every mail-in ballot…fails to gain approval, making it all but impossible for ballots to be stamped in time for the November election. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s fellow Republicans on the state’s powerful Controlling Board led the charge against him, with …

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Norma Jean Baker, 82

Norma Jean Baker, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 13, 2020 in CHP Hospice Care, Defiance, Ohio. She was born on November 3, 1937 in Findlay, Ohio to Harry and Mable Uhlenhaker Preston. She was a graduate of Cory Rawson High School. On October 22, 1960, she married David A. …

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Fredrick “Fred” L. Gambler, Sr., 73

Fredrick “Fred” L. Gambler, Sr., 73, of Montpelier passed away Monday evening at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on March 23, 1947 in Bryan to John F. and Evelyn J. (Stine) Gambler.  Fred married Rebecca “Becky” Liroit and she preceded him in death. In …

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Larry Allen Custer, 71

Larry Allen Custer, 71, of Montpelier, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on December 6, 1948 in Montpelier to Dolan Wayne and Lavera Marie (Koby) Custer. Larry graduated from Montpelier High School and went on to attend college in Chicago. …

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Karen S. Banks, 70

Karen S. Banks, 70 years, of Antwerp, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 in her home. Karen was born February 7, 1950, the daughter of the late Keith and Lillian (Brown) Davis. She attended Antwerp High School. On September 2, 1965 she was united in marriage to Nick Banks and …

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