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Jimmie Lyn Thompson, 63

Jimmie Lyn Thompson, 63, of Montpelier, passed away on September 21, 2020 at his home. His was born on December 23, 1956 in Montpelier to James Wesley and Dyrrel “Susie” Lurine (Cantrell) Thompson. He married Penny A. Wilder on July 18, 1998 in Montpelier and she survives. Jimmie was the …

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POTUS In Town

In Swanton…President, Trump is interrupted twice during a rally by sign-waving supporters chanting, “Fill that seat!” He told the crowd that is what he is going to do…as he launched into an extended riff on his plans to quickly nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg….adding…it’s the …

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Bomb Threat In Bryan

A scary scene in Bryan. The Walmart, on S. Main St., is evacuated for a time after an employee finds a suspicious looking package in one of their produce shipments. Local first responders, as well as the bomb squad in Toledo are called in. After a bomb dog checks it …

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A New Employer In Town

ALG Health announces it is opening a new respirator mask making facility in Bryan that eventually could bring as many as 400 new jobs to Williams County. The company is moving into a W. Mulberry St., location. It’s the 400,000-square-foot industrial building, formerly occupied by Gendron Inc., a medical equipment …

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Drop Box Fight In Columbus

Ohio and Republican groups, including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive, limiting ballot drop boxes in the presidential battleground to one per county. They told a state appellate court in filings Monday that a county judge overstepped his authority when he blocked it, earlier …

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Cash Bail In Discussion

Ohio could save up to $264 million dollars a year by reducing the use of cash bail to house defendants before their case is resolved. Supporters of the idea say a savings of between $199 million and that $264 million dollar figure is based on recommended changes to the cash …

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William “Bill” Kerr, 65

William “Bill” Kerr, 65, died just hours after being carried from his Fayette home that was gutted by fire.  He was born December 24, 1954 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to William Merle and Marie (Truax) Kerr and died in St. Vincent’s Medical Center in the early morning hours of September 19, …

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Gerald F. Siebeneck, 77

Gerald F. Siebeneck, age 77, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice in Defiance. Gerald was a member of the Montpelier Fraternal Order of Eagles 2246 and the Montpelier Moose Lodge 312. He enjoyed gambling at Firekeeper’s Casino, driving around with …

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Raymond A. Walker III, 36

Raymond A. Walker III, 36 of Camden, Michigan passed away Saturday in Lansing, Michigan.  He was born on April 9, 1984 in Toledo to Raymond A. and Annette (DeFilippo) Walker, Jr.  Raymond graduated from Waldron High School in 2002, and was currently attending Lansing Community College majoring in psychology. He …

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Police Wants Jondreau

A local man, wanted in the death of a 2-month-old infant, remains at large. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Cody Jondreau, 25, who is believed to be from the Stryker area. Alexander Jondreau was injured and later died in a Toledo hospital. The Lucas County Coroner’s …

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