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Robert Glenn Batdorf, 93

Robert Glenn Batdorf, age 93 of Wauseon, Ohio Robert Glenn Batdorf crossed the bar to his heavenly reward on June 19, 2022, following a brief but sudden illness. Bob was born June 19, 1929, on the farm back the long lane on State Route 108 just south of Wauseon to …

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Joanne R. Davis Horner, 88

Joanne R. Davis Horner , age 88, of Delta, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at Swanton Valley Rehabilitation and Health Center. She was born in Richfield Township January 18, 1934, the youngest of nine children born to Arch & Helen (Fisher) Hobling. She graduated from Burnham in 1951. Joanne was …

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John G. Toner, 91

John G. Toner, age 91, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 9:13 A.M. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in his home after an extended illness. John was born on November 13, 1930, in Edon, the son of Oscar G. and Leona Edythe (Gearhart) Toner. He graduated from Florence-Edon High School …

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Sharon I. Bellmann, 77

Sharon I. Bellmann, age 77, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at her residence. She served as the deputy clerk at the Williams County Title Office for 23 years. Sharon enjoyed playing the lottery, scratch off tickets and bingo. Sharon was born on April 18, 1945, …

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Counties Come To An Agreement

Williams County Commissioners and county Drainage Manager Brian Fritsch met Thursday by video conference with commissioners of DeKalb County…to discuss shared maintenance costs for drainage ditch No. 670, which runs through both counties. Officials say the permanent maintenance fund for the ditch, which crosses into DeKalb County from the southwest …

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Attack In VW

The Van Wert Police Department is looking for at least one suspect involved in a break-in Saturday morning at a Van Wert home…on Burt St. They say it was a home invasion. The initial investigation found Johnie Patrick, 88, was sleeping when someone entered the front door of Patrick’s home, …

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Blaze In DKC

A DeKalb County home went up in flames Sunday night, prompting several fire and emergency crews to respond to the scene. The initial call came in around 10:50 p.m. for a fire at 6925 County Road 62. Crews arrived to find the east half of the house engulfed in flames …

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Hazing Case In Court

Several members of the fraternity involved in the hazing death of Stone Foltz in March 2021 were sentenced in Wood County Court. Those receiving their sentences had taken plea deals as part of a strategy targeting Jacob Krinn and Troy Henricksen. Those two were acquitted of the most serious charges …

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Prayer In Debate

Montpelier Mayor Steve Yagelski said village council meetings will continue to open with a prayer for as long as he’s mayor. Last month, Elijah Utley spoke against opening the meetings with a prayer, calling it exclusionary, especially if the prayer is exclusively Christian in nature. Utley returned for Monday’s meeting, …

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For The Expressionists

Auburn Main Street in connection with Expression Gallery will hold a community forum on June 23rd, 2022, at the Dilgard Event Center. Community members are encouraged to participate in the engagement activities and join in the discussion. It will include initiatives where participants can share opinions and likes, concerns, and …

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