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Get Ready To Plug In

The future approaches. Two electric vehicle charging stations have opened up on the Turnpike…and Williams County is next in line. Officials say the turnpike’s rest stops in West Unity are scheduled to be the next locations to receive the stations, which can charge a vehicle’s range at speeds of 20 …

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Robert Forrest Blaisdell, 78

Robert Forrest Blaisdell, age 78, formerly of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on May 29, 2019, at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler, Indiana. He graduated from Bryan High School with the class of 1959, where he played a role with their winning the league football championship. Bob worked for Challenge Cook …

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Ronald E. Blair, 72

Ronald E. Blair, age 72, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 12:32 P.M. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, in his home after an extended illness. Mr. Blair was a 1964 graduate of Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Indiana, and had been employed as a machinist and in assembly by Dana …

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William J. “Bill” Maneval, 83

  William J. “Bill” Maneval, 83 years, of West Unity, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 on the Maneval Centennial Family Farm.  Bill was born on January 16, 1936, in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of the late Herman W. and Mildred R. (Greek) Maneval.  Bill was a graduate of West …

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Guerrero Faces Charges

Raziel Guerrero of Napoleon faces felony charges after leading law enforcement on a chase. Guerrero is accused of aggravated burglary and felonious assault with specifications, both first-degree felonies…and one count of failure to comply with the order of a police officer, a third-degree felony. Guerrero was granted court-appointed counsel and …

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Frisbie Memorial Update

A police officer remembered. Funeral services for Williams County Sheriff’s Deputy, Mick Frisbie, will be held at an area funeral home. County residents have been asked to lower their flags to half-staff through Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Fraternal Order of Police Captain Custar …

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Rain Woes In NW OH

Many farmers in the region are worrying about this year’s crops. The National Weather Service has reported in May, there were only five days without precipitation in Defiance. Rainfall totals were approximately an inch above normal. Further south, near Lima there were six days without precipitation in the same time …

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It Is Relay Time

Relay for Life of Paulding County puts on an event tonight from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. Saturday. This year’s theme is iRelay. The annual event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Paulding County Fairgrounds. This year’s relay will have 25 teams that will be …

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Mark James Null, 28

Mark James Null, 28 years, of West Unity, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, as a result of injuries he received in an automobile accident.  Mark was born on October 8, 1990, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Dawn Marie Booth and Mark …

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Lester Lee Bauer, 76

Lester Lee Bauer, 76 years, of Sherwood, passed away Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Les was born March 6, 1943 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Carl and Helen (Helmke) Bauer.  He was a 1961 graduate of Jewell High School.  …

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