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No Answers For April Blaze

We reported back on April 9th…a fire at an unoccupied home and garage on Hickory St….that spread to another nearby home…causing heavy damage. The state Fire Marshall’s office has been investigating. In the end…they cannot determine the cause of the original fire.

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Tickets. Tickets. Tickets.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol joins forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on safety belt enforcement. In total…4,500 motorists in Ohio were cited for failing to wear an available safety belt. Additionally, 138 motorists were cited for child safety seat violations. Throughout the six states, …

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Sandra L. Beemer, 65

Sandra L. Beemer, age 65, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Thursday morning, June 3, 2021. Sandra worked as a sales clerk for the former Lion & Lamb Christian book store, Ringer’s Pharmacy/GNC, Gorney-Winzeler’s and Current Office Solutions in Bryan and for the …

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Byrd Is Sentenced

A Defiance man get 7 to 10 years in prison in a Defiance County courtroom for an assault that caused the death of Nathaniel Byrd, last year. Prosecutors say…in a parking lot, outside Defiance’s Amvets Post 1991 building, on Spruce St., Byrd assaulted Johnny Jiminez, 67, of Defiance, striking him …

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McDaniel Faces Charges

Montpelier Police arrests Tristan McDaniel…after he leads officers on a chase. Officials say he fled at a high rate of speed and ran several stop signs in town. The chase then heads into Williams County. McDaniel then abandoned the vehicle near Randolph and Monroe streets, running away on foot. Williams …

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Vax A Million Is Working

Ohio residents…who were recently vaccinated…may want to answer their phone on Vax-A-Million days, even if the number isn’t familiar. It might be Ohio Gov. DeWine on the other end. The Ohio Lottery announced the next winners of the state’s Vax-a-Million vaccination incentive prizes…at the end of the lottery’s Cash Explosion …

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Sharon K. Pristas, 74

Sharon K. Pristas, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:25 A.M. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Pristas was a graduate of Angola High School in Angola, Indiana, and was a licensed real estate …

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Dianne S. Zulch, 75

Dianne S. Zulch, age 75, of rural Edon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in her home. Mrs. Zulch attended Edon High School and for several years operated Zulch’s Greenhouse at her home. She loved living on the farm and being in her home and enjoyed quilting, …

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Shirley L. Maier, 73

Shirley L. Maier, age 73, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Maier was a 1965 graduate of Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Indiana, and had been employed as a …

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Lloyd F. Bowman, 55

Lloyd F. Bowman, 55, of West Unity passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in his residence with his family by his side. Lloyd was born April 18, 1966, in Montpelier, Ohio, son of Lloyd W. and Joline A. (Shaffer) Bowman. He was a 1985 graduate of West Unity High School. …

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