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Joan Boyers, 82

Joan Boyers, age 82, of Wauseon, passed away in her home on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Dorothy Snyder, 96

Dorothy J. Snyder, 96, of Montpelier passed away at home on Tuesday evening.  She was born on May 27, 1918 in Northwest Township, Ohio to Glen and Bessie (Grubs) Mocherman.  She graduated from Montpelier High School in 1935 and went on to graduate from Foote Memorial Hospital of Nursing in 1940.  Dorothy married …

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Brenda Smith, 69

Brenda Joyce Smith, age 69, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 10:18 P.M. on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in her home after an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was employed by Regent Manufacturing in Edgerton as a welder until her retirement. Her memberships included the Eagles in both Butler, Indiana, and Bryan, …

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Man Found Dead In Van

Police say a man from Ottoville was found dead in his vehi­cle Mon­day after­noon in Put­nam County. The body of 79 year old Vic­tor Fis­chbach was found in a van in a road­side drainage ditch along County Road 23-Q, north of County Road T around 3 yes­ter­day after­noon. The van …

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School Resignations

At Monday’s meet­ing of the Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion, Super­in­ten­dent Kristi Thomp­son ten­dered her let­ter of res­ig­na­tion, effec­tive Nov. 14th. Board mem­bers then went into exec­u­tive ses­sion to dis­cuss it, and they also talked about the hir­ing of Dr. Mar­cia Rozevink as interim super­in­ten­dent effec­tive imme­di­ately. Then, board …

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Salt Supply Said To Be Good Going Into Winter

Seems like old man win­ter is arriv­ing a bit early this year, and accord­ing to the Bryan Times, local offi­cials aren’t tak­ing any chances. They report that the county has pur­chased enough salt, sand and liq­uid heat for any sur­prises that may come along. The local road crews cover up …

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Sex Offender Sentenced

A man from Mont­pe­lier will spend five years in prison for the sex­ual abuse of a child. 31 year old Randy Kirk­endall Jr had pre­vi­ously pleaded guilty to 10 crim­i­nal counts related to crimes involv­ing a 6-year-old girl which took place between July 1, 2013 and June 7 of this …

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Lavon Joice, 87

Lavon O. Joice, 87, of Montpelier passed away Friday night.  He was born on May 9, 1927 in Northwest Township, Ohio to Orville K. and Lalah L. (Tingley) Joice.  Lavon served in the United States Army during World War II.  On June 12, 1949 he married Edith “Dolly” Towns and she preceded him …

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James Lee Huffman, 81

James Lee Huffman, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. He was a lifelong carpenter, working for Struble & Sons Construction for over 38 years and did some carpenter work for H.C. Votaw Construction in Pioneer. Later, …

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Bryan Police Report

Bryan Police report an arrest Mon­day in a domes­tic case. Police say they took 35 year old Brian Rauch of South Port­land Street in Bryan into cus­tody after he was arrested and charged with domes­tic vio­lence. No other details were made avail­able, but we did find out that Rauch was …

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