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Closures In Delta

The Delta Municipal Building is closed to the public until further notice in the fight against the coronavirus. Municipal staff will still be available to assist residents by phone or email. Street, Water and Wastewater departments will continue operation but will limit access to the public.

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Virus Grows In IN

Indiana state officials announce four new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number statewide to at least 19. They involved residents of Hamilton and Marion counties. For most people, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing …

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Allen “Al” I. Carter, 77

Allen “Al” I. Carter,  age 77, of Archbold, Ohio passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan, Ohio.  Al was born August 18, 1942 in Fulton County, Ohio to the late Ivan H. and Dorothy G. (Burkholder) Carter.  He married Elizabeth “Donna” Corey on March …

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Patricia A. Rickels, 80

Patricia A. Rickels, 80 years, of Auburn, Indiana, and a former long-time resident of Sherwood, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, in her daughter’s residence in Auburn, Indiana.  Patricia was born March 24, 1939, in Defiance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Elmer and Alice (Robinson) Hosler.  She married Donald …

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OH Schools Close

Gov. DeWine orders schools to close for three weeks, starting today, and a ban on gatherings of more than 100 to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Last week, five confirmed cases have been reported in Ohio. At the conclusion of three weeks, further action will be considered. In a …

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OH Restaurants And Bars Close

All bars and restaurants in Ohio are closed until further notice. Gov. DeWine makes the call. He says if something to keep people apart isn’t done now…it will be too late. Takeout and delivery is still allowed. He added he knows its tough on small businesses…some steps may be taken …

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Sheriff Election Approaches

Voters in the primary election Tuesday will pick among three candidates for sheriff in the Republican primary. And with Sheriff, Steve Towns agreeing to resign after the primary as part of a plea deal to avoid felony charges, Williams County Commissioners say Tuesday’s winner almost certainly will be appointed as …

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Heads Up, Motorists

Ohio 108 in Henry County will be closed between Ohio 281 and Henry County Road K, south of Napoleon, for bridge replacement starting today and continuing through May. The Ohio Department of Transportation’s suggested detour is Ohio 281 to 109 to U.S. 6 to Ohio 108. From March 16 through …

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Car Fire In Bryan

Firefighters and police respond to a car fire on Elm Drive in Bryan. The cause is unknown. Officials at the scene say the owners heard a lot of noise and a bang…then found the car in flames. It was fully engulfed when crews arrived. No injuries were reported. The investigation …

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Doris Ann Mocherman, 80

Doris Ann Mocherman, 80, of Montpelier, passed away on March 14, 2020 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance. She was born on September 12, 1939 in Montpelier to Leonard J. and Virginia (Stoy) Cogswell, Sr. Doris graduated from Montpelier High School in 1958. On June 7, 1959 she …

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