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Billie Jean Yanez, 79

Billie Jean Yanez, 79, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Vancrest of Hicksville.  Billie was born January 12, 1942, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, daughter of the late Merl J and Gertrude A. (Monaghan) Holland.  She graduated from Cerritos High School in 1959, and Cerritos College in …

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John E. Peak, 78

John E. Peak, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021, at his home with his family at his side. John was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the military intelligence field, and was honorably discharged in 1963. John owned Peak Construction for over 25 years …

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Duane M Hayes, 76

Duane M Hayes 76 left this earth unexpectedly in his home at Lake James, Indiana on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Duane was born January 1, 1945 in Wauseon Ohio, the last child born to Robert D. And Tressa ( Krauss) Hayes. He grew up on a farm in rural Archbold, helping …

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Margaret JoAnne “MariJo” Bosco, 86

Margaret JoAnne “MariJo” Bosco, age 86, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born in Goshen, Indiana on July 15, 1935, the daughter of John H. and Arloine (Forney) McLean. She was a member of the Archbold United Methodist Church. …

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Chris A Liaeff, 90

Chris A Liaeff, age 90, of Delta, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in his home. He was a proud Korean War Veteran with 2 purple hearts. He was also considered an awesome ladies man who attracted young blonds wherever he went. A man who could be …

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Berdena “Dena” N. Jodry, 88

Berdena “Dena” N. Jodry,  age 88, of Hilliard, Ohio and formerly of Stryker, Ohio,  passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Darby Glenn Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hilliard, Ohio.  She was born April 21, 1933 in Bryan, Ohio to the late George and Myrtle (Ridenour) Arnold.  She married Robert G. Jodry …

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William “Bill” Champion, 95

William “Bill” Champion, of 160 Marwood Road., Cabot, Pennsylvania, passed away on September 22, 2021. He was born August 6, 1926, to William John and Flossie (Davenport) Champion in Metamora, Ohio. He married Martha F. Close in 1957 and was her cherished husband until his death. Bill was the beloved …

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Thief Wanted In Kendallville

Investigators are calling on the public to help identify a person, they believe has information about someone breaking into cars in the area. Kendallville Police posted on their Facebook page…a picture of the man. Detectives say several cars were broken into, overnight, Tuesday. Know anything about this?…call Kendallville PD.

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Bolen Faces Charges

In LaGrange County…a man steals a rowboat in a failed attempt to escape police. Deputies were sent to the area of S. 550 E…on reports of a man acting disorderly…appearing to be high on drugs. That’s when Kenneth W. Bolen, 32, of Auburn takes the boat…and begins rowing southwest, across …

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Brown With A Local Announcement

Ohio Senator, Sherrod Brown, announces the Office of National Drug Control Policy has awarded a $125,000 dollar grant to the program, Educating Communities on Healthy Opportunities…to implement strategies, to address the local drug crisis and prevent substance misuse in youth…all for Williams County.

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