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Brandon Mykal Challis, 24

Brandon Mykal Challis, 24 years of Bryan, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, November 16, 2021, in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Brandon was born September 5, 1997, in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of Lisa Challis. He was a graduate of Dixie Learning Academy, Old Town, …

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Truck Crash In SC

A tanker truck goes through and crushes a trail bridge in Steuben County, Wednesday morning. Officials confirm…this all happens over wetlands off S.R. 127 near C.R. 400 North, less than 5 miles north of downtown Angola. A large section of the bridge is now destroyed. The truck driver tells officers…his …

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Nice Job, Young Man

A Defiance teen is a hero…after saving his neighbor…after he slides into a pond during a four-wheeler crash, over the weekend. Now, Robert Gomez and his family are saying thank you…and they want everyone to know about the courageous act. And they want to remind everyone how quickly some situations …

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Truck Fire Near Napoleon

Three area departments are called to a semi-trailer fire on U.S. 24 near Napoleon. Florida and Ridgeville Township fire departments assisted in the call. The driver of the semi may have suffered smoke inhalation in the incident. The flames are soon put out. No word on a cause. State and …

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Michael “Hillbilly” A. Skeens, 56

Michael “Hillbilly” A. Skeens, age 56, of Lyons, Ohio and formerly of Kingsport, TN, passed away November 12, 2021. Michael was born on June 19, 1965, in Kingsport, TN to the late Roy and Louise (Christian) Skeens. Michael worked as a truck driver. On May 29, 1999, Michael married his …

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Marilouise “Mary” (Thierry) Gype, 93

Marilouise “Mary” (Thierry) Gype, age 93, passed away November 13, 2021, at Sage Park Assisted Living in Gahanna, Ohio.  Mary was born in Wauseon, Ohio on February 6, 1928 to the late Ralph and Lillie (Vonier) Thierry.  She attended Pettisville School through 8th grade. Her high school years were spent …

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John F. Paine, Sr., 75

John F. Paine, Sr., 75, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. John was born June 16, 1946, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of the late John I. and Mary L. (Miller) Paine. He married Gloria J. Robinson …

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Leonard B. Stephens, 88

Leonard B. Stephens, 88, of Bryan, Ohio and formerly of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away November 15, 2021, with his family by his side. Leonard was born May 21, 1933, in Waskom, Texas. The son of LB and Edna (Hollingsworth) Stephens. He was a graduate of The University of Texas, Austin …

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Elizabeth “Liz” A. Lawson, 60

Elizabeth “Liz” A. Lawson, 60, of Camden, Michigan passed away Monday evening at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  She was born on November 30, 1960 in Montpelier to Charles Richard and Jill Ann (Cummins) Beck.  Liz graduated from Montpelier High school.  On October 17, 1992 she married Richard …

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Council Opening In Wauseon

Wauseon City Council is now accepting letters of interest…to fill a vacancy on the panel for the unexpired term of Jeffrey Stiriz. It is for two years. All applicants must be a registered elector and must live in the City of Wauseon for at least a year.. The deadline is …

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