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Covid In DC…Now.

The Defiance County General Health District reports two more coronavirus deaths in the county. 26 people have now died there in the pandemic.. The victims?…a female in her 50’s with underlying health conditions and a male in his 80’s with health issues, as well. More numbers…at last check…93 lab-confirmed cases, …

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Cops Find A Big Stash

Williams County deputies net a sizeable drug bust. Officers get the call, somebody is littering on Ohio 49, south of the Turnpike. When they get there…everybody is gone. But there is something left on the roadside. 135 pounds of marijuana, in five garbage bags. Detectives are interested in finding out …

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Watch That Oven Knob

The Montpelier Fire Department responds to a blaze on S. Platt St. Officials tell reporters something went awry on the stovetop of the residents during a meal. They say, the chef on hand was putting together something to eat…but sees smoke coming out of the oven. They say the woman …

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Seriously?

Williams County deputies want information from the public, concerning two thefts from local cemeteries over the weekend. Investigators tell reporters someone stole a memorial stone from a gravesite in the Floral Grove Cemetery in West Unity. Then…a report comes in, someone stole a cross from a gravesite in the Brown …

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Roxanne Jean Turney, 58

Roxanne Jean Turney, age 58, of Montpelier, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. She had been an administrative assistant for Duke Imports in Angola, Indiana. Roxanne was born in Wauseon, Ohio, the daughter of Richard and Jeanette (Lidster) DeWitt. She attended Life Changing Churches in both Edgerton, Ohio …

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Brent Tyler Hostettler, 28

Brent Tyler Hostettler, age 28, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in Toledo, Ohio. While in school he participated in wrestling and football. Brent enjoyed working on his truck, loved history and watching sci-fi movies. He also enjoyed sports and was a Philadelphia Eagles fan. He …

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Mary Virginia Sandys, 78

Mary Virginia Sandys, age 78, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020, at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Mary had fought and won a courageous battle with stage 4 breast cancer. She was a member of the Defiance Church of Christ and enjoyed life …

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Mellodi May March, 6 months

Mellodi May March passed away on November 30, 2020. Arrangements are pending. Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker in entrusted with the arrangements.

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Connie Lee Mills, 78

Connie Lee Mills, 78 years, formerly of Sherwood, and most recently of Hickory Creek at Hicksville, passed away November 29, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Connie was born November 4, 1942 in Garrett, Indiana the daughter of the late Warren Udell and June Garnet (Partee) Mills. …

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Pepper Steps Down

Ohio’s Democratic Party chair is stepping down after six years…during which Republicans, dominated statewide elections. David Pepper sent a letter to party officials, saying he will resign at year’s end. Once considered a bellwether and swing state, Ohio has swung to the GOP, which won the last three elections for …

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