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More On Adrian Stabbing

A sol­dier charged with stran­gling a man and stab­bing another is fac­ing a key hear­ing in a south­east­ern Michi­gan court. A judge must decide whether there’s enough evi­dence to send 31-year-old Brian Gogue to trial on charges of mur­der and attempted mur­der. Joel Krutsch of Adrian was killed Oct. 5 …

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Napoleon Clean-Up and Flushing

The city of Napoleon reminds res­i­dents that fire hydrant flush­ing is under­way. Flush­ing in the down­town area will be Fri­day, Octo­ber 25th from mid­night till 8am, and will include areas of North Scott, Beck­lee Drive and Bona­parte Drive. Fire hydrant flush­ing is nec­es­sary to ensure the hydrants are work­ing prop­erly, …

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Larry Gearhart, 77

Larry V. Gearhart, age 77, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 10:55 P.M. on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana after a brief illness. Mr. Gearhart was a 1954 graduate of Edon High School and was employed by the Aro corporation in Bryan …

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Marie Franz, 103

Marie A. Franz, age 103, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:00 A.M. on Monday, October 21, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she was a resident. A longtime resident of Hamilton, Indiana, she was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church near Edgerton, where she taught Sunday …

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Kate Fiser, 97

Kathryn “Kate” H. Fiser, 97, of Montpelier passed away Monday afternoon at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan.  She was born on December 22, 1915 in Pulaski Township, Williams County Ohio, to John A. and Dorothy Louella (Rausch) Osburn.  Kate attended Montpelier High School.  She married Carmen E. Fiser, and he …

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Phyllis Henry, 93

Phyllis J. Henry, 93, of Montpelier passed away Sunday afternoon at Genesis Healthcare Center in Bryan.  She was born on September 4, 1920 in Edon, Ohio to John G. and Ethel May (Zimmerman) Boisher.  Phyllis graduated from Montpelier High School in 1938.  On December 31, 1946 she married Oscar K. Henry in Montpelier, …

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Kathleen Robarge, 92

Kathleen B. Robarge, age 92, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 4:15 P.M. on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, Ohio, where she had been a resident. Mrs. Robarge was a farmer’s wife, gardener and homemaker, living her entire adult life in Bryan, Ohio. She was an …

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Deborah Rupp, 61

Deborah A. Rupp, 61, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and formerly Edgerton, Ohio, died on October 15, 2013, in Fort Wayne. She worked for several area businesses. Deb was born on December 22, 1951, in Bryan, Ohio, to Donald and Barbara (March) Rupp and is survived by her brother, Ricky Rupp. …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police report sev­eral arrests over the week­end… On Sat­ur­day, 21 year old Korey RJ Cook of Toledo was arrested for Lit­ter­ing. He was released. On Sat­ur­day 30 year old Thomas H. Munger, Jr of Mont­pe­lier was arrested for Pos­ses­sion of Mar­i­juana and Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia. He was released. …

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PARADE TO BE HELD IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance Lions Club’s 68th annual Hal­loween parade is set for Oct. 26, with the pro­ces­sion kick­ing off at 7 p.m. from Tri­an­gle Park. This year’s grand mar­shal will be Har­riet Steel, RN, com­mu­nity health coor­di­na­tor with the Defi­ance County Health Depart­ment. Thou­sands of north­west Ohio res­i­dents will line Clin­ton …

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