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Williams County Commissioners and administrative staff have temporarily moved from their usual home on the fourth floor of the county courthouse to offices in the county’s East Annex. Beginning with their regular meeting this past Thursday, commissioners and their staff have moved to the former Ohio Means Jobs Office on …

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Daniel V. Martin, 82

Daniel V. Martin, 82, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.  Daniel was born July 8, 1940, in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Victor H. and Louise (Patrick) Martin.  He was a 1958 graduate of Denby High …

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Merv Allen Miller, 48

Merv Allen Miller, 48, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in his residence after battling multiple health issues over the past few years.  Merv was born July 17, 1973, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, son of Mervin and Rosalie (Steury) Miller.  He was a graduate of Hamilton High …

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Lorin “Pete” K. Stambaugh, 93

Lorin “Pete” K. Stambaugh, 93, of Montpelier passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.  He was born on October 16, 1928 in Madison Township to Waldo and Lefa G. (Kunkle) Stambaugh.  On October 29, 1949 he married Thelma J. Moody and she survives.  Pete retired from the …

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Case Makes Headlines

A man was arraigned Wednesday in Ohio on charges of raping a 10-year-old girl…whose case drew national attention following a doctor’s comments that the child had to travel to Indiana for an abortion…because of new restrictions in her home state after the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling. The suspect’s …

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Streaker Bust

Archbold Police are dispatched…it’s a naked man walking around in public…heading eastbound on Depot St. An altercation and foot pursuit ensued. The suspect was taken into custody, transported to a local hospital and then cleared to be arrested. The suspect is currently at CCNO

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Fire At SW

A fire late Thursday afternoon at Sauder Woodworking temporarily displaced workers in one plant, but caused no injuries and was contained. The blaze was in at least one silo…and perhaps a second…used to store sawdust, and followed an explosion that was heard inside the plant. By then the main fire …

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Karen Lucille Howard, 89

Karen Lucille Howard, age 89, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Karen was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Glenn and Lucille (Siebold) Kline on February 28, 1933. She graduated from North Side High School in 1951 and was proud to be a Redskin. She married Charles G. Howard …

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Sue Ann Gearhart Dewire, 87

Sue Ann Gearhart Dewire met the angels peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Sue was born in Edon, Ohio, to Fred and Mabel Fix Gearhart on June 8, 1935. She married her love, Willard Connie Dewire, on December 27, 1953. Together, in Hamilton, Indiana, they raised four children, Douglas, David, …

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Petit Faces Charges

A Bryan man is arrested after causing a disturbance at a children’s T-ball game at Montpelier’s Municipal Park. Officials say Joseph Pettit, 36…was behaving aggressively and vocally, threatening a coach and pushing another spectator. The town’s parks and rec director was notified and attempted to calm Pettit down, but he …

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