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Evelyn Jean Becker, 91

Evelyn Jean Becker, age 91, of Delta, passed away August 3, 2022, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Evelyn spent her life caring for her home and for her family. Evelyn was born on December 15, 1930, in Toledo to the late James and Helen (McLaughlin) Thompson. On August 20, 1973, …

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Marianne Thompson, 90

Marianne Thompson, 90, of Pioneer passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on December 5, 1931 in Auburn, Indiana to Maurice and Naomi (Miller) Fiandt.  Marianne graduated from Pioneer High School in 1950.  On April 11, 1953 she married Roger Thompson …

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Scott C. Riter, 55

Scott C. Riter, 55 years of Stryker, and formerly of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in his parent’s home near Stryker after a lengthy battle with cancer. Scott was born June 26, 1967, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Phillip R. and DeAnn A, (Gavette) Riter. He was …

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Frisbie Is Fired

Brandi Frisbie has been terminated as director of the Williams County Communications Agency. Frisbie, who also served as deputy director of the Williams County Emergency Management Agency since 2018, was terminated after a July 21 hearing on four charges. One charge is that she failed to renew her Law Enforcement …

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Deadly Crash In Swanton

A Lorain woman…driving the wrong way…dies in a two-vehicle crash in Swanton on Friday…along Airport Highway, near Turtle Creek Drive. Officials tell reporters…Patience Chaney was westbound in the eastbound lanes of Airport Highway. As this is going on…an SUV, driven by Joshua Wheeler, of Swanton, was eastbound. The head on …

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Fatal Accident In SC

At least one person dies after a head on collision, east of Orland, on State Road 120 near County Road 850 West in Steuben County, near Milgrove Township. The first units on the scene found four injured people in a passenger car, and an injured driver in a pick-up truck. …

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Robbery In Hicksville

In Hicksville…officers continue to search for the suspects who robbed the Shell Spee-D-Mart on W. High St. The bandits?…two Black males…one producing a handgun. One of the suspects wore a surgical mask. Officials tell reporters…they were able to get away on foot with money and lottery tickets. Defiance County deputies, …

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The Toll.

Wednesday’s severe thunderstorm caused scattered damage in Defiance and the area, that’s according to the National Weather Service’s North Webster, Ind. office. The storm was most disruptive on the east side…where a couple of electric poles went down, including one with a transformer attached. That one crossed Ottawa Avenue and …

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German Faces Charges

A Hudson man is held at the Steuben County Jail…after he fled from a traffic stop, officials tell reporters. A deputy tried to pull over Austin German…on a small motorcycle…on County Road 500 South, near County Road 225 West. The chase ended when German left the road into a field. …

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Kenneth E. “Kenny” Sailer, Sr., 86

Kenneth E. “Kenny” Sailer, Sr., 86, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at The Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio. Kenny was born November 4, 1935, in Paulding County, Ohio, son of the late Rollie and Valene (Caryer) Sailer. He was the owner-operator of Sailer’s in Hicksville, Ohio, …

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