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Wilfred J. Brinkman, Sr., 86

Wilfred J. Brinkman, Sr., age 86, of Liberty Center, Ohio passed away peacefully on January 8, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Wilfred was born on December 25, 1934 to Ray and Edna (Burkholder) Brinkman in Wauseon, Ohio. In 1952, he joined the United State Army and …

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Barbara C. Markey, 94

Barbara C. Markey, born in Ft. Wayne July 26, 1926, died January 8, 2021, in Marion, Indiana. She lived and worked most of her life in Ft. Wayne. She worked very hard all of her life. She spent 30 years working at Keys Lane Bowling Alley and 32 years working …

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Covid In WC…Now.

Williams County has lost six more people to COVID-19. Half of the deaths, three women, ages 98, 90 and 85, were in long-term care facilities. The other three were two men, ages 81 and 70 and one woman, who was 70. As of Friday, there have been a total of …

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Bye, Nick.

There is a local connection to last week’s insurgency in Washington, D.C. Nicholas Ochs, now in federal custody in connection to the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, last week…appears to have attended Huntington North High School. Ochs is the founder of the “Proud Boys” Hawaii chapter. He was one …

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Another Body Found In The Wreckage

The body of a second worker, killed in that power plant collapse in southern Ohio has been located. A spokesperson for Detroit-based demolition contractor, Adamo Group says the family and other loved ones of 47-year-old Jamie Fitzgerald have been notified. The collapse came as the coal-fired generation plant, some 75 …

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Block’s Views…Stronger Than A Paycheck

An appointee to the Ohio Arts Council resigns after making a vulgar comment on social media about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris…that also supported President, Trump’s false claims that he won the election. Gov., DeWine accepts Susan Allan Block’s resignation a day after his office issued a statement…saying her comments were …

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Barbara J. Hancock, 69

Barbara J. Hancock, 69 years, of Bryan passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center- Bryan Hospital, in the Emergency Room. Barbara was born July 10, 1951 in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of the late William O. and Editha B. (Schroeder) Williams. She was a 1969 …

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Brenda S. Countermon, 71

Brenda S. Countermon, 71 years, of Hicksville, passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Community Memorial Hospital, with her family at her side.  Brenda was born December 25, 1949, in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Paul K. and Beatrice (Brown) Carwile.  She married Robert L. Countermon on …

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Wilfred Brinkman, 86

Wilfred Brinkman, age 86, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away January 8, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Lowell D. Crites,89

Lowell D. Crites, age 89, of Ney, Ohio, passed away at 4:01 P.M. on Friday, January 8, 2021, at Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on January 3, 2021, near his home. Mr. Crites was a 1949 graduate of Ney High School and was …

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