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POTUS Debate In OH

In Cleveland…President, Trump and Democrat, Joe Biden meet in their first debate. With the election 35 days away and early votes already being cast in some states, Biden has kept a lead over the Republican president in most national polls. While debates have not significantly shaken up the election in …

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Erma “Jean” Lyman, 92

Erma “Jean” Lyman, age 92, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 3:55 P.M. on Sunday, September 27, 2020, in her home. Mrs. Lyman was a lifelong resident of Williams County and a 1946 graduate of Montpelier High School. She was affiliated with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Edon and enjoyed …

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Rick(ey) L. Hicks, 61

Rick(ey) L. Hicks, 61, of Montpelier went to be with God on Sunday, September 27th.  Rick leaves behind many siblings and a loving family.  His wife Marie, daughter Mrs. Thomas (Tracey)  Plummer, grandchildren Trevor Williams and Mikayla Williams, and great grandson Carter Williams are all deeply saddened by his passing. …

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Deadly Crash In VW

One person is killed and two others are badly hurt, after a crash outside Van Wert, on Highway 30, near Convoy Road. Officials say a car was going the wrong way…when it slams, head-on, in to another vehicle. The driver of the car going the wrong direction, dies at the …

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Booze Suspected In Rollover

Alcohol is believed to be involved in a DeKalb County accident on County Road 40. Officials say the car suddenly veers off of the roadway…careening into several trees. When officers got there, the vehicle was on its side…with one passenger inside. They say the driver was able to get out …

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OH Ballot Box Battle Update

The Ohio secretary of state’s evolving public statements and erratic actions…prior to issuing a directive, limiting ballot drop boxes to one per county…prove his order is not reasonable. That’s what lawyers for the Ohio Democratic Party lawyer tells an appellate court. President, Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee and …

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Kudos For DC

Defiance College gets national recognition from Colleges of Distinction in both military support for students and in equity and inclusion efforts. The organization is an advocate for schools whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of engagement, teaching, community, and outcomes. Defiance College was selected as a stand-out institution …

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Gary Allen Groff, 64

Gary Allen Groff, age 64, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away at 4:38 P.M. on Friday, September 25, 2020, at University Hospital in Cleveland after a brief illness. Gary Allen Groff was born on March 13, 1956, in Auburn, Indiana, the son of Donald L. and Mae Susann (Hamman) Groff. Surviving …

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James “Jim” Laney, 50

James “Jim” Laney, 50 years, of Butler, Indiana, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Jim was born May 17, 1970 in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of Robert Sr. and Lynne (Hanna) Laney. He was a 1988 graduate of Hicksville High School. …

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J. Lynette Stickney, 96

J. Lynette Stickney, 96, of Montpelier, passed away on September 25, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 8, 1924 in Superior Township to Harvey and Mildred (Miller) Tingley. Lynette graduated from Montpelier High School. Lynette was a loving wife and homemaker. She was a member of the …

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