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The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash that happened west of Van Wert and left one person dead Tuesday afternoon…on U.S. Route 224 near Dull Robinson Road. Craig Shivley, 63, was eastbound and crossed the centerline…as 67-year-old Paul Guinther was traveling westbound in a semitruck, which caused …

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Mary Jo Moore, 88

Mary Jo Moore, 88, of Montpelier passed away Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on June 12, 1934 in Montpelier to Theodore and Ida L. (Lautermilch) Govin.  Mary Jo graduated from Montpelier High School in 1952, then earned her nursing degree as …

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Cathy Sue Hardy, 57

Cathy Sue Hardy, age 57, of Archbold, passed away in her home on September 22, 2022. Cathy worked as a tow motor operator at Sauder Manufacturing. Cathy was born on April 15, 1965, in Defiance, Ohio to the late Wayne and Carol (Rohe) Hardy. She was a Tinora High School …

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Albert Franklin “Frank” Marks, 83

Albert Franklin “Frank” Marks, age 83, of Edon, Ohio and formerly of LaGrange, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at his residence in Edon, Ohio. Frank served in the US Army from 1956-1959 and was a Private First Class. He worked on the Great Lakes as a Merchant …

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Dorothy C. Sines, 88

Dorothy C. Sines, 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2022, at Hillside Country Living, Bryan.  Dorothy was born November 13, 1933, in Bryan, Ohio, daughter of the late Olin and Ruth (Reed) Roan.  She was a 1951 graduate of Bryan High School.  Dorothy married Loyal B. Sines …

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Lowell E. Applegate, 88

Lowell E. Applegate, 88, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Friday, October 7, 2022, at Vancrest of Hicksville.  He was born April 15, 1934, in Hicksville, Ohio, son of the late Mervin and Irene (Volkert) Applegate.  Lowell was a 1952 graduate of Hicksville High School, and then honorably served in the …

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Sharon L. Shaffer, 74

Sharon L. Shaffer, age 74, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 1:17 P.M. on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness. Mrs. Shaffer was a 1966 graduate of Edgerton High School and graduated from Wayne Beauty College in …

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Shootout in Steuben County

The Indiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting during a homicide investigation early Sunday in Angola. Officers responded to a home in the 400 block of North Elizabeth Street for a shots-fired call. When officers arrived, they found two deceased males outside the residence. Detectives and Crime Scene investigators …

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Siler Faces Charges

A Defiance man was arrested for trafficking in Fentanyl-related compounds by area officers, with assistance from the Defiance Police Department. Dustin Siler was picked up on a search warrant at a Power Dam Road address. in Defiance. The investigation into potential distribution of narcotics also led to the arrest of …

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James E. Evers, 95

James E. Evers, 95, of Pioneer, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.  He was born on September 24, 1927 in Waldron, Michigan to James Arthur and Esther Marie (Kemerly) Evers and was the last surviving of their 14 children. Jim served his country …

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