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Officers Want Gonzalez

Local authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a Toledo man who led them on a high-speed pursuit that began Tuesday evening in Defiance and was broken off in Henry County. Marcus Gonzalez, 42, is wanted on a charge of assault. The charge may have stemmed from a domestic incident, …

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Fire In Defiance

Dispatchers direct Defiance crews to a structure fire on Ohio 66 South that results in major property damage and a long battle to extinguish the blaze. Arriving at the scene, firefighters were meet by eyewitnesses who reported a loud explosion had been heard…followed by billowing smoke, both of which prompted …

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Ryan Gets Endorsements

Ohio’s top elected Democrat endorses Congressman, Tim Ryan for Senate…an expected move aimed at further strengthening the party’s efforts to flip a key seat next year. Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the state’s most successful politicians, called Ryan a friend who understands that all work has dignity. Ryan, 48, is …

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Janie Popham, 64

Janie Popham, age 64, of Delta, Ohio, passed away Monday morning, October 11, 2021 at her home. Janie was born in McDowell, Kentucky on January 27, 1957 to Joe and Essie (Johnson) Hager. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. She also loved her dog, Milo. Janie …

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Richard “Dick” Allen Whitlock, 65

Richard “Dick” Allen Whitlock, age 65, of Stryker, Ohio passed away Friday, October 08, 2021 in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Richard was born December 08, 1955 in Montpelier, Ohio to the late Raymond and Verile (Bloom) Whitlock.  He married Lisa K. Byroads on July 23, 1994 and …

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Vandalism Case In Montpelier

Montpelier Police is looking for a white Chrysler 300…in connection to multiple complaints of vandalism within the village last weekend, all involving someone with a pellet gun shooting at residential windows. See that car?…call the cops.

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Accident Hurts Several

A two-vehicle crash on Ohio 281 and Henry County Road 18, one mile east of the Henry-Defiance county line…injures three juveniles, one seriously. Isaiah Schultz 16, of Napoleon, was taken from the scene by air ambulance to Toledo Hospital. Officials say he was a front-seat passenger in a Honda Civic, …

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A Job Creator In Defiance

In Defiance…a new $49 million dollar manufacturing facility has been announced in the city. A Packaging Group, which develops, manufactures and packages cosmetics and beauty products, will be expanding, company officials say. The California-based company is expected to hire 135 people…to produce up to 500 million plastic dispensing pumps for …

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Calvin Z. Worden, 96

Calvin Z. Worden, 96, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, with his family by his side. Calvin was born December 16, 1924, in Allen County, Indiana, son of the late Harry L. and Edna C. (Zuber) Worden. He was a 1942 graduate …

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Barn Fire Damages Barn

Area crews are dispatched to a barn fire on County Road 8. Officials say the property owner put it out with a garden hose, before they arrived. The loss is estimated at ten thousand dollars. A pick up truck, parked nearby is damaged in the blaze. No injuries were reported. …

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