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Maxine Sanders, 97

Maxine Sanders, age 97, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 4:40 A.M. on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Sanders was salutatorian of the 1942 graduating class of Edgerton High School.  Following graduation, she was employed by Magnavox in …

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Another Vote

Early voting for Tuesday’s primary election continues today. The primary is the second in Ohio this year, following the May 4th ballot. Holding two primary elections is unusual. But when the state’s legislative redistricting chaos…which actually started last year…remained unsettled into the spring, a second primary was added. The only …

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Ditch Work

Proposed collections for Williams County drainage ditch and tile maintenance next year total $385,382 dollars, officials told county commissioners, last week. That total is down about $32,000 from 2022. It’s comparable to the total in 2021 but higher than the amount in 2020. The drainage department is part of the …

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Economics…And You

The Maumee Valley Planning Organization in Defiance is updating the region’s comprehensive economic development strategy…covering Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams counties, with public participation encouraged. The counties’ economic development offices are all working with the MVPO to update the strategy focused on retaining workforce, supporting key infrastructure improvements and …

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Oren J. Dallas, Jr., 76

Oren J. Dallas, Jr., 76, of Butler, Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Heritage Park Care and Rehabilitation Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Oren was born November 3, 1945, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, son of the late Oren L. and Marie (Smith) Dallas.  He served six years with the U.S. …

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Timothy J. Gubbins, Sr., 56

Timothy J. Gubbins, Sr., age 56, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Tim worked for many years at ABC/TruFast in Bryan. He enjoyed working on electronics and Cbs, working on and restoring old cars. Timothy J. Gubbins was …

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Edward James Conboy IV, 37

Edward James Conboy IV, age 37, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022, in Auburn, Indiana. Mr. Conboy was employed in sales for Express Towing in Fremont, Indiana. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, country music and traveling and was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers. He loved his family …

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Hilda Ann Koch, 89

Hilda Ann Koch, 89, of West Unity, Ohio peacefully passed Friday, July 29, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, with her son by her side. Hilda was born January 31, 1933, in Sturgis, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Jerry Sloan and Katherine Louise (Edmondson) Collins. She …

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Christine Filson, 51

Christine Filson, age 51, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away 4:50 A.M. on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. Christine worked as a beautician, but loved being Mimi to her five grandchildren. Christine was born June 13, 1971, in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and …

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Bonnie B. Mills, 79

Bonnie B. Mills, age 79, of Edon, Ohio, died at 11:42 A.M. on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from injuries suffered in an auto accident on Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was a 1961 graduate of Edgerton High School and was currently …

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