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Marcia K. Ridgway, 39

Marcia K. Ridgway, age 39, of Fayette, Ohio, passed away at 11:42 A.M. on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, after a hard-fought, six-month battle with her health. Marcia was a 2000 graduate of Bryan High School and had been employed as a …

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Scott A. Hosler, 61

Scott A. Hosler, age 61, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at the Laurels of Defiance. Scott was a tire builder and retired from Titan Tire with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Bryan AmVets Post 54, Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233 and …

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Maureen C. Knapp, 85

Maureen C. Knapp, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at SKLD Nursing in Bryan, Ohio. Ms. Knapp attended Williamston High School. She retired from Kroger with over 20 years of service. She was a lifetime member of the Post 2489 …

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Jerry Lee Mull, 67

Jerry Lee Mull, age 67, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prior to his retirement he had been a Tool and Die Journeyman, having worked for Fulton Industries and then Alcan. Jerry was born in Wauseon on March 29, 1954, the son of …

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Solar Project Moves Forward

The Ohio Power Siting Board approves an application, filed by Arche Energy Project, LLC, to construct a 107-megawatt, solar-powered generating facility in Gorham Township, in Fulton County. The project will occupy 600 acres within an a 1,000-acre area. Officials say it will consist of large solar panels, ground-mounted on a …

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Aid Bill In Debate

More than $2 billion dollars in federal aid to Ohio schools, businesses and renters is nearing final approval at the Ohio Statehouse, where both legislative chambers have now cleared the spending in some form. The Ohio House approved its final piece of the legislation. Multiple bills in both chambers must …

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IN Gerrymandering Bill In Play

Indiana lawmakers approve a plan for returning to the Statehouse later this year…in order to approve new election districts. The House and Senate both vote in favor of the bill…extending the current legal deadline for adjourning this year’s legislative session, from April 29, until Nov. 15. Legislative leaders say they …

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Barbara Jean Cawthorne, 70

Barbara Jean Cawthorne, age 70, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning,  April 14, 2021 in Toledo, Ohio. Barbara was born June 13, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Paul, Sr. and Bessie Simmons.  She was in the first graduating class of Evergreen High School in 1968, and attended Owens …

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Wilhelmina K. “Billye” Leininger, 80

Wilhelmina K. “Billye” Leininger, age 80, passed away April 15, 2021 in her home in Archbold. Billye was co-owner of Leininger Floor Covering. She was also an immense presence in the lives of her family, her community, and St. James Lutheran Church; a true matriarch. Billye was born January 5, …

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Elma “Honey” Auchard, 100

Elma “Honey” Auchard, 100 years of age, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident.  Elma was born February 22, 1921, in Woodston, Kansas, the daughter of the late James G. and Edna G. (Grimes) Breckenridge.  She was …

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