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Donald L. Juillard, 93

Donald L. Juillard, age 93, of rural Stryker, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Genesis Health Care in Bryan. Prior to his retirement he had worked at the Aro Corporation, retiring in 1988. He had also been a lifelong area farmer. Don was born in Stryker, Ohio on September …

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Ruby J. Reagle, 88

Ruby J. Reagle, age 88, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at her home. Mrs. Reagle was a longtime cashier at WalMart and worked with her husband on the family farm. Ruby was a former member of the County Cousins and enjoyed gardening, sewing, crocheting and …

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New Baby Box In Defiance

The city of Defiance now has a baby box location. City Council there okayed the plan. It will be set up at the city fire department at Perry and Third streets. The boxes are considered by city officials as a better alternative in a bad situation…when a parent chooses to …

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Fitch Heads To Prison

An Angola man pleads guilty to a drug charge in connection to a police chase in 2016. Andrew Fitch, was accused of intent to distribute methamphetamine. The U.S. District court sentenced him to ten years and one month in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Police arrested Fitch …

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Store Robbed In New Haven

New Haven Police are searching for a suspect involved in attempted armed robbery at a Dollar General on S.R. 930 East. Officials tell reporters the suspect brandished a handgun while entering the store. Police described the suspect as a black man…6 feet tall…150 lbs. He was wearing a red bandana …

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Nina L. Ojan, 74

Nina L. Ojan, age 74, of Bryan, passed away Saturday morning, May 25, 2019 at her home. Nina worked at many jobs over the years but is best remembered as a cashier at WalMart in Bryan. She enjoyed crafting, puzzles, reading and old movies. Nina was born January 22, 1945 …

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Debra J. Stinehelfer, 69

Debra J. Stinehelfer, age 69, of rural Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 6:38 P.M. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice in Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Mrs. Stinehelfer was a 1968 graduate of Bryan High School, graduated from Defiance College in 1972, and received …

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Hobert McClaine, 85

Hobert McClaine, 85 years, of Bryan passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan. Hobert was born November 30, 1933 in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, the son of the late Hobert E. and Leona (Treadway) McClaine. He married Betty L. Kirk on July 30, 1955 …

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Holgate Ed Signs Hughes

Holgate education officials meet in special session to hire a new principal. Brian Hughes, who currently serves as assistant principal and athletic director at North Central Local Schools…is now the Holgate Middle/High School principal. Hughes replaces Keith Robinson, who announced his resignation at the April 15 meeting of the board. …

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Bad Accident On 20

Two people are airlifted from the scene of a crash in LaGrange County, at the intersection of U.S. 20 and S.R. 3. A pickup collided into a small SUV, head-on. Kevin Schrock of Orland was westbound on 20, approaching 3. Officials say the pickup pulled into the path of the …

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