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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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TWO HURT IN INTERSTATE ACCIDENT

Two con­struc­tion work­ers were badly hurt when the hydraulic lift they were inside was hit by a tractor-trailer on Inter­state 69. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment says the work­ers were on the lift under­neath a bridge over the high­way near Angola when it was hit. The semi dri­ver told police …

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CRASH WITH INJURIES

The Ohio High­way Patrol says three peo­ple were injured, at least one of them seri­ously, when a car and a pickup col­lided at an inter­sec­tion in Defi­ance County’s Wash­ing­ton Town­ship Sat­ur­day. 22 year old Dar­ius Peter­son of Defi­ance, the dri­ver of the car, and 68 year old Earl Polter of …

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Josephine Brink, 93

Josephine L. Brinck, 93 years, of Sherwood, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Hickory Creek of Hicksville.  Jose was born July 27, 1920 in Defiance, Ohio the daughter of the late Theodore A. and Emma (Woodcock) Michael.  She was a 1937 graduate of Defiance High School.  She married Adolph C. Brinck on …

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FARMHOUSE FIRE COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE

Fire offi­cials say it was a com­bi­na­tion of fast think­ing and old plas­ter that saved a farm house on County Road F Thurs­day morn­ing after a space heater set cur­tains in that house on fire. Fire fight­ers say the fam­ily liv­ing there had smoke detec­tors and they worked. The peo­ple …

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