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Stephen A. Baden, 62

Stephen A. Baden, 62, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio.  Stephen was born February 24, 1960, in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Albert and M. Charlotte (West) Baden.  He was a 1978 graduate of Fairview High …

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Magitt In Court

Two people…charged in a burglary and assault case, last year at a Defiance apartment complex have entered pleas. Leviticus Magitt…originally indicted for attempted murder…pleads guilty to felonious assault. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and his bond was continued. Sentencing is scheduled for May 10th. His co-defendant, Dylan Brown, pled guilty …

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Body IDd

The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office identifies the body found in the Sherman Cemetery at the intersection of Rd 179 and Rd 140 on Wednesday. It’s 29-year-old, Jared Hernandez, from Defiance. The case continues. Detectives ask if you know anything about this to give officers in Paulding County a call.

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More On The Map Flap

A federal court panel on Wednesday decided not to delay Ohio’s May 3 primary…for now. The bench in Columbus reserved the right to intervene…perhaps by moving the primary to Aug. 2…if the state doesn’t resolve its redistricting chaos, by April 20. Legislative and congressional maps that were supposed to be …

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Marsha Kay Snyder, 80

Marsha Kay Snyder, 80, of Montpelier, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Evergreen Healthcare Center in Montpelier. She was born on November 10, 1941 in Montpelier to Oren and Marjorie (Eager) Mason. Marsha graduated from Montpelier High School and went on to obtain her cosmetology license from the …

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Scott P. Martin, 64

Scott P. Martin, 64, of Montpelier passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 10, 2021 in the CHWC emergency room in Montpelier.  Scott (“Nort” to many) was born on August 20, 1957 in Montpelier to Larry and Marcia (Zulch) Martin.  He graduated with the Montpelier Class of 1975.  In 1979 he graduated from Bowling …

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Roma Jean DeGroff, 88

Roma Jean DeGroff, 88 years, a longtime resident of Bryan, passed away Monday, March 28, 2022, at Adams Woodcrest Nursing Center, Decatur, Indiana. Roma was born May 9, 1933, in Muskegon, Michigan, the daughter of the late Peter Wellington and Thelma (Gould) Rivers. She married Clarence E. “Charlie” DeGroff, Jr., …

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Another Death In Area Crash

A fifth person has died after that crash Saturday night in Clinton Township. Officials tell reporters Muriel Michael, 28, of Wauseon, died, on Monday. Michael’s car was struck by a Jeep at Fulton County roads 14 and H. Xavier Brown, 25, of Wauseon, and Deklin Jankowski, 9, of Delta, were …

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An Investigation Is Underway

A body is found Tuesday at an area cemetery. Paulding County deputies were dispatched to Sherman Cemetery, at the intersection of county roads 179 and 140. There, they find a man’s corpse. Investigators are suspicious. They are working with the Lucas County Coroner’s Office to identify the body. State and …

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Blaze Claims Home

A home, southwest of Cloverdale in Putnam County, is severely damaged by fire. Crews arrive at the two story County Road L home. They say the blaze badly damaged the roof and charred other parts of the exterior. It took some time to put the flames out. No word on …

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