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Travis Coll, 21

Travis John Coll, age 21, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly at the Fulton county Health Center in Wauseon. Visitation for Travis will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.m. on Monday, February 16, 2015 at Crossroads Evangelical Church in Wauseon, where a Celebration of Travis’ Life will be held …

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Business Owner Worries About Bryan Drug Problem

A Bryan busi­ness owner says he’s afraid of get­ting a bad rap for the actions of oth­ers that he had no con­trol over. Patrick Pesse­fall took the old “M.O.D.E.L. Com­mu­nity School for Stu­dents with Autism” sign off his store front Thurs­day morn­ing. The Bryan Times reports that Pesse­fall owns the …

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Asbestos Suit Filed

A jury trial that began Wednes­day in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court, is expected to con­tinue today. It con­cerns a woman’s claim that asbestos expo­sure at Defiance’s Gen­eral Motors plant caused the death of her hus­band, who worked there. Loretta Bryant of Defi­ance, filed the law­suit in 2009, after the …

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Crash Under Investigation

The Ohio High­way Patrol says two pickup trucks and another vehi­cle were involved in a crash Thurs­day morn­ing. IT hap­pened just before 8:30 yes­ter­day morn­ing on Ohio 34, just west of County Road 18. Traf­fic in that area was lim­ited to one lane while crews worked to clear the mess, …

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A. LeRoy Emmons, 98

A. LeRoy Emmons, age 98, of Lyons, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the Fairlawn haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement he had been a lifelong area farmer, had owned and operated the former Emmons Flower Shop, near Lyons and had also been a Bulk Milk …

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Reva Page, 74

Reva V. Page, age 74, of Stryker passed away unexpectedly late Tuesday February 10, 2015 in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked for Gendron and Fayette Tubular in Archbold. Mrs. Page was born on May 19, 1940 in Judsonia, Arkansas the daughter of the late Leo and …

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Drug Charges In Defiance

Four more peo­ple have been arraigned in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court on drug charges fol­low­ing their arrests on Mon­day. The four are part of the 27 peo­ple who were arrested recently in the case. Plead­ing not guilty to the charges on Tues­day were: 40 year old Bethany Ballew; 31 …

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More Drug Arrests In Bryan

It was back on Jan­u­ary 22, when a search war­rant was exe­cuted at an apart­ment on West High Street in Bryan, and three peo­ple were arrested on drug charges. Now, not even a month later, offi­cers returned on Tues­day evening with another war­rant and three more peo­ple were taken into …

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Powell Creek Cleanup Targeted

A project aimed at the clean up of the Pow­ell Creek water­shed in Defi­ance and Put­nam coun­ties has been extended until June. The Cres­cent News reports today that the Pow­ell Creek nutri­ent reduc­tion project was sched­uled to last two years, but now has been extended to June 30. The pro­gram …

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David Poulson, 89

David F. Poulson, 89 years, of Farmer, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  David was born May 25, 1925 in Belmont County, Ohio, the son of the late Harry and Eva (Perkins) Poulson.  He was a graduate of Beallsville High School, then went on …

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