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Ruth Jenkins, 88

Ruth H. Jenkins, age 88, of Delta, passed away in her home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in her home. Ruth was born in Smithville, Kentucky on October 27, 1925, the daughter of George and Viola (Turpin) Grubbs. On December 23, 1944 she married Eugene Jenkins, and he preceded her …

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Dorothy Lind, 92

Dorothy Elizabeth Lind, age 92, of Wauseon and life-long resident of Fulton County passed away peacefully at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio on Saturday, January 25, 2014. She was born on January 7, 1922 at her family’s farm in York Township, Ohio, the daughter of the late Fred and C. …

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Bob Vollmer, 85

Bob L. Vollmer, 85 years, of Sherwood, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.  Bob was born July 1, 1928 in Farmer Township, Defiance County, Ohio, the son of the late Adrian and Dorothy (Manon) Vollmer.  He was a 1946 graduate of Farmer High School. Bob …

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Brandon “Mike” Garvey, 87

Brandon Louis “Mike” Garvey, 87 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at Genesis HealthCare – Bryan Center, Bryan.  Mike was born April 27, 1926 in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of the late Martin Joseph and Katherine Ellen (McGinn) Garvey.  He was a 1944 graduate of Buckley High School Hartford, …

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Kenneth Geiger, 90

Kenneth A. Geiger, age 90, of Auburn, Indiana, and formerly of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Mr. Geiger was a 1941 graduate of Edgerton High School …

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M*A*S*H DEPLOYMENT DEMONSTRATED

A live deploy­ment demon­stra­tion of a mobile, 32-bed hos­pi­tal to be used in cri­sis sit­u­a­tions took place on Wednes­day at ProMed­ica Defi­ance Regional Hos­pi­tal. The mobile hos­pi­tal, owned by Hos­pi­tal Coun­cil of North­west Ohio, is deployed in one of two drills con­ducted every year. The hos­pi­tal is based on the …

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HENRY RAIL CROSSING UPGRADE SLATED

The Pub­lic Util­i­ties Com­mis­sion of Ohio has approved improve­ments at a rail­road cross­ing on Henry County E near Desh­ler that was the site of a fatal car-train crash. 48 year old Rebecca McCoy-Basore of Hamil­ton, Ohio, was killed last Feb­ru­ary when she failed to stop for a north­bound CSX train. …

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WILLIAMS SPELLING BEE SET

Hill­top Schools is host­ing the Williams County spelling bee on Tues­day. Com­pe­ti­tion gets under­way Tues­day evening at 6:30 with 18 stu­dents from nine county schools par­tic­i­pat­ing. The win­ner of the county bee will advance to the regional spelling bee to be held in Fort Wayne’s IPFW Rhine­hart Music Cen­ter Recital …

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WEATHER ADVISORY ISSUED

The win­ter blast is intense, and it shows no signs of let­ting up any­time soon. From the National Weather Ser­vice of north­ern Indi­ana early this morn­ing, just after 3:30, we received this update.. – A Win­ter Weather Advi­sory in effect from 10 a.m. today until 4 p.m. Saturday. – A …

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B-Rock Blizzard Auction This Saturday

B Rock is hav­ing its 35th annual Bliz­zard auc­tion this Sat­ur­day start­ing at 8am. We hold the auc­tion every year at this time, and each year an orga­ni­za­tion in NW Ohio is a recip­i­ent of the pro­ceeds of the auc­tion. This year, it’s the United Way of Williams County who …

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