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Theresa J. Yockum, 84

Theresa J. Yockum, 84, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, in her residence.  Theresa was born September 12, 1938, in Cecil, Ohio, daughter of the late Henry C. and Vesta L. (Leffler) Shewman.  Theresa married Arthur E. Yockum on December 4, 1962, in Sherwood, Ohio, and he …

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Arlene Rose Schneider, 83

Arlene Rose Schneider, age 83, of Wauseon, passed away November 20, 2022, at CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice. Arlene spent her life caring for her family and for her home. Arlene was born April 7, 1939, in Wauseon to the late John and Margaret (Geyman) Miller. Arlene was a Wauseon High …

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Fatal Crash In Williams County

Impairment and failure to wear a seat belt appear to have played a role in the death of a woman who died after her car left the road and slammed into a tree on State Route 575 near County Road G in Center Township. Officials say…the victim was driving south …

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Count Completed

The William County Board of Elections on Monday reviewed provisional ballots and certified the final results of the Nov. 8 general election. Of 224 provisional ballots cast Nov. 8, the election board OK’d 172 and found that 52 were unable to be counted, due to reasons set forth in the …

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Marvin E. Weber, 67

Marvin E. Weber, age 67, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away suddenly at 5:04 P.M. on Friday, November 18, 2022, in Edgerton. Mr. Weber was a 1973 graduate of Edgerton High School and began working in maintenance for Simpson Industries, which eventually became Diversified Machine, retiring with over thirty years of …

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David Ray Wolfinger, 66

David Ray Wolfinger, age 66, of Delta, passed away in his home on Saturday, November 19, 2022. David was born in Goshen, Indiana on May 30, 1956, the son of Robert Ray and Evelyn Louise (Sawyer) Wolfinger. On June 7, 1985 he married Dianne Shreves, and she survives. Also surviving …

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Nancy R. (Graber) Roth, 70

Nancy R. (Graber) Roth, age 70, passed away in St. Vincent’s Medical Center on November 18, 2022. She was born on January 2, 1952, in the Belgian Congo to missionary parents Archie and Irma (Beitler) Graber. Nancy married Loren D. Roth on August 11, 1990, and he preceded her in …

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Thompson Released

A man…granted a new trial in the murders of three men in Ohio more than a decade and a half ago has been released after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors. Stoney Thompson, 43, was originally sentenced in Lucas County to three consecutive life terms in the October 2006 slayings …

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Tingley Case Update

A man accused of shooting two people in Montpelier in October is indicted on three counts in relation to the attack. The Williams County Grand Jury met and returned indictments against Damion Tingley…now facing three counts of felonious assault, each a second-degree felony. Prosecutors say the incidents happened on Oct. …

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The Best

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Tyler Blankemeyer has been selected as the 2022 Trooper of the Year for the Defiance Post. Fellow officers assigned to the Defiance Post and dispatchers assigned to the Van Wert Post, chose Trooper Blankemeyer based upon leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic …

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