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Doyle E. Bender, 84

Doyle E. Bender, age 84, passed away surrounded by his family at his daughters residence on Saturday, August 15, 2020 where he had lived for the past 3 years. He was born on September 1, 1935 in Chesterfield Township to Edwin T. and Hazel (Croninger) Bender. Doyle was a graduate …

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Guy William “Bill” Edwards, 78

Guy William “Bill” Edwards, 78, of Bryan, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 14, 2020 at SKLD in Bryan. He was born on May 28, 1942 in Bryan to Warren Hendrix and Iris Lucile (Mercer) Edwards. Bill attended North Central High School. Bill worked for Isaac’s in Bryan …

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Patricia A. VanAuken, 88

Patricia A. VanAuken, age 88, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020, at her home. She had worked at Strydel in Stryker, Ohio, for 31 ½ years before her retirement. Patricia loved to travel, go to garage sales, work puzzle books and collect teddy bears and cardinals.  But time with …

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Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, 74

Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, age 74, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away August 12, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Rick served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, Rick worked as a materials engineer for Detroit Diesel for 47 years. Born on …

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Finfrock Case Update

A Paulding man is sentenced to community control for four years. Joshua Finfrock pled guilty to theft charges. A grand jury indicted Finfrock in June. Prosecutors told the court he robbed a disabled adult of $500 in cash while possessing a knife. Force or coercion conditions in the case were …

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Hite Is Sentenced

Andrea Hite, of Wauseon is sentenced to two years of community control. She is also ordered to pay prosecution costs. She will serve some time at CCNO as well. All connected to drug charges.

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OH School Numbers

Nearly 600,000 Ohio schoolchildren in 325 districts will return to school this fall for in-person classes, that’s according to figures released by Gov. Mike DeWine. Almost 400,000 students in 55 districts will be attending online, while about 380,000 students in 154 districts will be doing some combination of in-person and …

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Black Leaders Want To Rein In The Police

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus calls for state lawmakers to increase accountability and transparency for the state’s police officers. Caucus members released a wide-ranging package of criminal justice reform proposals that they plan to push for during next year’s legislative session. Key to their policy agenda is establishing more frequent …

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Funding Debate In IN

Indiana’s public schools would be assured of full state funding for the rest of this year…under a plan announced by the governor to sidestep a warning from a top fellow Republicans…that schools could face a 15% cut if they didn’t hold in-person classes. Gov. Holcomb says he and GOP legislative …

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Reverend David E. Tilly, 65

Reverend David E. Tilly, 65, of Montpelier passed away Thursday morning at Waterville Healthcare.  He was born on February 4, 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Evan Conrad and Lois A. (Rask) Tilly.  On June 1, 1985 he married Jean L. Voelker and she survives. Dave graduated from North Allegheny High School in …

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