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Rosalea R. Mick, 90

Rosalea R. Mick, 90, of Montpelier passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  She was born on April 22, 1932 in Cass County, Indiana to John Park and Lillie Leona (Berkheiser) Britton.  Rosalea graduated in 1950 from Union Mills High School in …

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One Is Still Loose

Montpelier Police arrests two suspects…while another remains at large…after a trespassing call…then later a pursuit, on Tuesday. Officers respond to the call at the Family Dollar store on E. Main St. The officer identifies the suspect and a car…which leads to three people at the nearby McDonald’s. While the officer …

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Road Work Carries On

Work is underway to repave and improve the parking lot along the 100 block of South Walnut Street that serves downtown Bryan businesses along the east side of the square. The project…estimated at $150,000 dollars…is one example of the kind of ongoing infrastructure work funded by the city of Bryan’s …

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The 2022 Vote…In Progress

More than three times as many people in Williams County are voting early in this primary than in the last mid-term election, in 2018. The ballot for the May 3 primary started the first week of April at the county elections office, on E. High St. Roughly 340 people have …

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Jean Ann Guhl, 75

Jean Ann Guhl, age 75, passed away unexpectedly in her home on April 11, 2022. Prior to her retirement Jean had been a Registered Nurse, having served at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold and also at Northcrest Nursing Home in Napoleon as the Director of Nursing. Jean was born …

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James L. Gibson, Sr., 68

James L. Gibson, Sr., 68, of Pioneer, Ohio passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Mercy Health- St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio. James was born January 25, 1954, in Logan, West Virginia, the son of the late James C. and Artie M. (Gilman) Gibson. He married Joyce M. Treadway …

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Richard Nelson Franks, 82

Richard Nelson Franks was born June 24, 1939, in Prescott, Arizona, and went home to the Lord on April 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Betty Barclay Franks. They were married April 19, 1963, at Grace Lutheran Church in Glendale, Arizona. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a …

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Sharon D. Mills, 78

Sharon D. Mills, 78, of Montpelier passed away Sunday evening, April 24, 2022 at The Inn at Fountain Park in Bryan.  She was born on April 10, 1944 in LaGrange, Indiana to Harold and Maude (Gabby) Mills.  Sharon graduated from Edon High School. She is survived by her children James …

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Mary Francis (Sis) Martinch, 86

Mary Francis (Sis) Martinch, age 86 of Montpelier, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, April 23 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Indiana after a brief illness. Mary was a stay-at-home wife and mother of two daughters and a son.  Once her children were grown, she went to work …

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Juan Manuel Beltran, 66

Juan Manuel Beltran, age 66, of Wauseon, passed away on April 23, 2022, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Juan was a truck driver. Juan was born on February 21, 1956, in Eagle Pass, TX to Wilfredo and Ruperta (Martinez) Beltran. He later married Blanca Chapa, who preceded him …

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