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Dwight E. Gilbert, Jr., 53

Dwight E. Gilbert, Jr., 53, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer.  Dwight was born June 23, 1967 in London, Ohio, the son of Dwight E. and Patricia L. (Caldwell) Gilbert, Sr.  Dwight …

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Carol Mae Kleck, 85

Carol Mae Kleck, age 85, of Delta, Ohio, passed away Thursday morning, June 17, 2021. Family and friends may visit, Sunday, June 20th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Grisier-Weigel Funeral Home, 400 W. Main St. in Delta (419.822.3121). Funeral Services will held at the Delta Church of Christ …

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Cervantes Trial Underway

The trial of Raymond Cervantes…the Toledo man, accused of attempted murder and more…begins in a Henry County court room. A grand jury deduced…on the night of Aug. 17 Cervantes hit his wife with a piece of wood. They say he also tried to strangle her…all this, in Washington Township. We …

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Illegal Gaming At VFW

The VFW in Paulding is in some trouble…after a county judge cites the place for illegal bingo and games of chance. Grover Hill VFW Post 2873, through its commander John Moon, pled guilty. There’s a pretty long list of tasks the place has to satisfy, in the eyes of the …

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Defiance PD Nabs Robbers

The cops in Defiance foil a robbery at the Verizon outlet on Clinton Street. At least one person needs medical care. The police gets the call, while the heist is in progress. They spot the four suspects…in a stolen pickup out of Michigan…south of Stadium Drive. The truck crashes at …

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Wicker Faces Charges

In Steuben County…38-year-old Joshua Wicker of Angola is picked up by deputies…for invasion of privacy. The word goes out from the hospital…Wicker is hurt…someone hit him in the head with a machete. After an investigation…the weapon was actually a knife…and Wicker…who apparently broke a non-contact order in the case….faces charges.

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New Training Digs For Bryan Responders

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approves a plan to allow the police and fire departments to train in deserted homes, owned by BMU. All of the properties are located near the utilities’ assets. BMU had rented the homes out…but in 2017, with the homes in various levels of disrepair, …

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Girl Hurt In Moped V. Car

In DeKalb County…a 15-year-old girl on a moped is hurt…after she makes a left turn into a passing vehicle, on C.R. 48. Officials tell reporters…Connie Collins, of Garrett, was eastbound…and tried to pass the girl on the moped. While the car was passing, the teen turned on her left turn …

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Householder Rails On The Pulpit

Ohio lawmaker, Larry Householder makes an impassioned case for not being expelled as a House member…while he awaits the outcome of his criminal case…declaring his innocence and asserting that charges against him do not constitute disorderly conduct, warranting removal. Before Republican and Democratic colleagues, Householder made references to the Civil …

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Richard Lee Pursel, 72

Richard Lee Pursel, age 72, of Wauseon, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Richard worked in Fleet Maintenance for Thyssen Krupp Logistics in Toledo. Richard was born in Wauseon on October 7, 1948, the son of Paul and Emmy (Cleijnen) Pursel. On November …

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