Recent Posts

COVID Erupts In Our Area

There were 212 new COVID cases reported last week by the Fulton County Health Department. That is up from 145 new cases the previous week. At last check, there are 261 active cases in the county. There were 10 new hospitalizations but no new deaths. Fulton County’s case rate jumped …

Read More »

Deadly Accident In LC

A LaGrange man is killed after he is hit by a vehicle as he was walking alongside the road. An emergency team is called to South County Road 050 West…there they find John Lehman, 82. They say 63-year-old, Neil Peirson was the driver of the pickup in the collision. Lehman …

Read More »

Maurice J. Dietsch, 81

Maurice J. Dietsch, age 81, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 6:02 P.M. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where he was a resident, after a brief illness. He enjoyed the friends and relationships he developed living at the Filling Homes in Williams County …

Read More »

Ina Kay Schafer, 69

Ina Kay Schafer, age 69, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 1:50 P.M. on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice after a brief Illness. A devoted homemaker, she also had worked at the Montpelier Auto Auction for many years. She enjoyed time spent with family, especially …

Read More »

A Good Ending

A plane crashes at the Defiance County Airport in Noble Township…this happened on Friday. Officials say the Cirrus SR 20 private aircraft plane was traveling northwest. The pilot brings the plane in for a landing…something happens…and the little aircraft goes off the left side of the runway. It’s landing gear …

Read More »

Fire Destroys Pickup

Fire destroys a pickup truck at a County Road E.75 location. The owner is getting ready for bed…suddenly…someone is beating on his front door. It’s the neighbor…and over his shoulder…the owner’s truck…in flames…in the driveway. Investigators on the fire team think the blaze started in the cab. The heat then …

Read More »

A Cry For Help

Steuben County deputies get the call…someone in Pleasant Lake has a knife…and he’s holding it against himself. They get to the scene…that’s when the man started carving himself in the head, upper body…and arms. The officers scream for him to stop. He doesn’t. A bean bag…fired from a shotgun…and then …

Read More »

Ronald A. Dietrich, 83

Ronald A. Dietrich, 83, of Ney, Ohio passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, with his family by his side. Ron was born August 11, 1938, in Bryan, Ohio, son of the late Edward C. and Alice R. (Phillips) Dietrich. He enlisted in the …

Read More »

Edward “Ted” John Metzger, Jr., 85

Edward “Ted” John Metzger, Jr. passed away at the age of 85 on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.  He was born on November 10, 1935 in Youngstown, OH to Edward John Metzger and Eunice HamrockMetzger and moved to Wauseon in 1952 where he lived for over 60 years before moving to Fishers, IN. He is …

Read More »

Patsy L. Oberlin, 90

Patsy L. Oberlin, 90, of Hamilton, Indiana, peacefully passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at her residence.  Patsy was born August 9, 1931, in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of the late Clyde W. and Reba L. (Helms) Rohleder.  She was a 1949 graduate of Hamilton High School.  Patsy married Mac …

Read More »