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Allen James Shininger, 63

Allen James Shininger, 63, of Cecil, Ohio passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness, with his family by his side.  Allen was born on June 20, 1957 in Defiance, Ohio, son of the late Paul Richard and …

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Stanley D. Applegate, 95

Stanley D. Applegate, 95, of Hicksville passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 in his residence with his family by his side. Stanley was born February 25, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of the late Loren A. and Martha (Wentworth) Applegate. He was a 1944 graduate of Hicksville High School. …

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People Are Getting Those Shots

The Williams County Health Department reports 4,448 county residents have been fully vaccinated with the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines. A little more than 22% of the county’s population, ages 18 and older, have their shots, now. About 1,300 of those…65 and older…have gotten at least the …

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Bomb Squad Called In

Officers are called in…along with the bomb squad while executing a search warrant at a Hanna St., address, in Ney. The resident, Joe Shiple is arrested on a bench warrant…for not appearing for a Nov court date…on a weapons charge. Then, the police discover two packages, and something that looks …

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Fire Squelched In HC

Crews in Montpelier are dispatched to a utility pole fire in Holiday City, on County Road F at Selwyn Drive. The pole belonged to Toledo Edison…and before the fire team could put out the flames…it had to be deenergized first. They close the road and wait until the utility crew …

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DKC Injury Crash

Three people are taken to the hospital after a car fails to stop, rolling through a stop sign and crashing into another vehicle on CR 68, near CR 427 in DeKalb County. Officials say Ericka Dissinger, 27, of New Haven was driving east bound on 68…when she tried to stop …

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Doris A. Seevers, 95

Doris A. Seevers, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 8:53 P.M. on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Seevers was formerly employed as a supervisor at Edgerton Metal Products and was a …

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OH Seat Up For Grabs

Elections will be held in August and November to fill a vacant Ohio congressional seat…following the appointment of congresswoman, Marcia Fudge to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Democrat, whose district includes parts of Akron and Cleveland, has been in Congress since 2008. The primary for Fudge’s …

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There Is Still Work To Do

While Ohio coronavirus cases continue to slowly decline, Gov. DeWine says he can’t predict when remaining health orders might be lifted. The governor outlined the state’s multi-pronged plan it’s using to fight COVID-19, armed with hundreds of thousands of vaccines flowing into Ohio and a continuous increase of mass sites …

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POTUS Heads To OH

President, Biden is heading to Ohio on Tuesday to tout the benefits of the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan. The trip marks the President’s first visit to the state since entering the White House. His appearance in Columbus falls on the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into …

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