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Deborah Rupp, 61

Deborah A. Rupp, age 61, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Edgerton, passed away at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Vibra Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was a graduate of Edgerton High School and worked for several area businesses including Pepsi Company, the Bryan Times and Park …

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Bennie Beck, 76

Bennie Irvin Beck, age 76, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 1:15 A.M. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Beck was a 1955 graduate of Montpelier High School, where he was an accomplished athlete in track, in which he still …

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Donald Doeden, 63

Donald L. Doeden, 63 years, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  Donald was born January 29, 1950 in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of Kenneth and Elinor (Hane) Doeden.  He was a 1968 graduate of Fairview High School.  Donald was a contract painter …

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Henry Commissioners Get Money For Courthouse Project

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers had hoped that sev­eral ongo­ing con­struc­tion projects at the his­toric cour­t­house in Napoleon would qual­ify for grant fund­ing. They got some good news Wednes­day. The com­mis­sion­ers learned their pro­posed project to replace the ele­va­tor in the cour­t­house would qual­ify for using revolv­ing loan funds and micro-enterprise …

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Opening Announced On Napoleon School Board

The Napoleon School Board of Edu­ca­tion has announced a vacancy on the board. It’s a two-year term, that would require the can­di­date to run for re-election at the end of the first two years, if they chose to stay-on. The posi­tion would begin in Jan­u­ary. If you think it sounds …

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Delta Woman Killed In Crash

A woman from Delta woman has been killed in a two-vehicle crash. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 34 year old Melissa Cli­nard was pro­nounced dead at the scene of the crash, which hap­pened Tues­day morn­ing. Police say Cli­nard was headed south on County Road 3 in Swan­creek Town­ship just after …

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Henry Commissioners Named In Lawsuit

A law­suit has been filed against the Henry County com­mis­sion­ers by a Napoleon busi­ness­man. Dou­glas Pelmear and Horse Power Sales Net Inc. filed the suit in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court against the com­mis­sion­ers and a list of oth­ers, alleg­ing that paper­work was not prop­erly pre­pared for a $50,000 revolv­ing …

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Bill Yahraus Passes

Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs mem­ber Bill Yahraus died Wednes­day at his home. Among his sur­vivors is his wife Judy. Yahraus served in the U.S. Navy for four years and has three sons, Bradley, Jeff and Dan, five grand­chil­dren and three great-grandchildren. In addi­tion to his pub­lic ser­vice, he was …

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MORE CHARGES AGAINST RURALOGIC

More trou­bles for local tech­nol­ogy com­pany Ruralogic… The com­pany has now been named in yet another law­suit, and this time it’s in fed­eral court. The U.S. Depart­ment of Labor filed a com­plaint alleg­ing improper use of pen­sion funds. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, Ruralogic Inc., along with its sis­ter com­pany …

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INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN ONE FIRING AND ONE RESIGNATION IN LIBERTY-BENTON SCHOOLS

The Liberty-Benton School Dis­trict announced Tues­day it will fire one employee, and another has resigned fol­low­ing vio­la­tions of school board poli­cies about con­tact between staff mem­bers and stu­dents. The school says wrestling coach Shane Troyer will be fired and choral direc­tor Bryan Black has resigned fol­low­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion that found …

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