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GOP Not The Only Ones Involved

Gov., DeWine’s top lobbyist…a man linked to an ongoing federal bribery probe but never charged…resigns, after three years on the job. Legislative Director, Dan McCarthy cites the pace and grind of the job…and referred to his predecessors…who warned him against serving more than two years. We reported…federal prosecutors charged five …

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Rick J. Taylor, 64

Rick J. Taylor, 64, of Pioneer passed away early Sunday morning at McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee.  He was born on October 11, 1956 in Montpelier to James Richard and Dorothy M. (Lovejoy) Taylor.  Rick graduated from Hilltop High School in 1974.  He married Holly B. Towns on April …

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Alice Ann (Anders) Watts, 93

Alice Ann (Anders) Watts, age 93, moved on to her next life with the Lord on Friday, September 24, 2021 at CHP Inpatient Hospice Defiance, surrounded by her family. Her spirit to live was finally overpowered by Parkinson’s Disease which she had lived with for many years. She was born …

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Doctor A. “Dave” Robbins, Jr., 80

Doctor A. “Dave” Robbins, Jr., age 80, of Montpelier, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Lakeland Rehab & HealthCare Center in Angola, Indiana. He was a truck driver for ITT Higbie and was a member of the Montpelier Eagles #2246. Doctor enjoyed fishing, working construction, riding motorcycles, drinking …

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Kent Duane Wyse, 61

Kent Duane Wyse, age 61, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away at 3:25 A.M. on September 24, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Over the years Kent worked for several trucking companies and he was also very proud to be a bull hauler. …

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Marion “Ed” Dohm, 77

Marion “Ed” Dohm, age 77, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, on Monday, September 20, 2021. Ed was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Germany from 1962-1965. Ed worked at The Aro Corporation, Iron Workers Union,  and Bryan City Schools and retired …

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Crash On 327

One person is hurt in a DeKalb County crash. Officials say Trisha Henn, 48, of LaGrange, was traveling south on SR 327, when she stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with US 6. She then goes into the roadway…and smashes into another vehicle…driven by Ty Kinter, 21, of …

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One Hurt In DKC Accident

A driver is left with cuts on his face…after his truck’s steering wheel locks up before he crashes into a tree on C.R. 61 in DeKalb County. Officials tell reporters Adam Selman, 31, was northbound…going around a curve…that’s when he tells officers his steering wheel becomes useless. The truck then …

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Solar Field Clears Hurdle

Williams County Commissioners approve the 49-megawatt Jefferson Township solar field application for certification. Officials say, it exempts the project from otherwise applicable public utility personal property taxes and real property taxes. We reported back in February, Charlottesville, Virginia-based, Apex Clean Energy, unveiled its formal proposal for a solar field…covering a …

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James “Jim” R. Etchie, 80

James “Jim” R. Etchie,  age 80, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away peacefully at his home after a brief illness on September 24, 2021.  Jim was born on August 17, 1941 in Defiance, Ohio to the late Perry and Margaret V. (Burger) Etchie.  He was a 1959 graduate of Defiance High …

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