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Charles E. Keatley, 67

Charles E. Keatley, age 67, of Fayette, obtained his wings on Saturday, February 6, 2021, after a long, hard battle with Lung Disease. He was a U.S. Army Veteran with a beautiful soul and a big heart. He dedicated his life to giving to those in need even when he …

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Gerald L. Schmucker, 89

Gerald L. Schmucker, age 89,  of Stryker, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at The Laurels of Defiance, Ohio. Gerald was born on January 21, 1932, to Alfred and Hilda (Rust) Schmucker.  He was raised in Stryker with his brother, Levon, and sister, Della, and graduated from Stryker …

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Wayne L. Dargitz, 74

Wayne L. Dargitz, 74, of  Montpelier passed away Friday morning at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on October 6, 1946 in Angola, Indiana to Dale L. and Bernadine M. (Fuller) Dargitz.  Wayne graduated from Edon High School in 1965, then attended Tri State Community …

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Maurice “Maury” Godden Callender, 76

Maury, age 76, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at Maple View Farm Assisted Living in Hudson, MI. He was the only child of Neal and Pauline Godden Callender, born in Almont, MI on December 13, 1944. He married Marlene Ann Fulton on June 6, 1970. Maury graduated from Capac …

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Pauline L. C’Brien, 82

Pauline L. C’Brien, 82 years, formerly of Fairview Park, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Evergreen Healthcare Center, Montpelier with her daughter by her side. Pauline was born January 22, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Balko) Wojtowicz. She graduated with honors …

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James B. Handy, 72

James B. Handy, 72 years of Hicksville, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, with his family at his side.  Jim was born May 9, 1948, in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of the late Buford and Magdalene (Brummitt) Handy.  He was a 1966 …

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Major Accident On Toll Road

Drivers are advised to avoid the area of the 129 mile marker on eastbound I-80…following a fatal semi crash that causes a chemical spill. The Indiana State Police is currently investigating the solo crash, near Howe. Officers say both eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic were shut down. Eastbound traffic …

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Injury Accident In DKC

A head-on crash in DeKalb County leaves a woman in the hospital. Deputies were dispatched to CR 327 just north of CR 68. They say Judy Boyd, 58, of Vansant, VA, was northbound when she loses control of her vehicle…crossing the center lane into southbound traffic…head on into another vehicle. …

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More Shots On The Way

Gov., DeWine says Ohio can expect to see more doses of the coronavirus vaccine that it’s receiving from both Pfizer and Moderna in the coming weeks. Ohio currently gets about 73,000 doses a week from each company, with Moderna expected to increase that amount to about 105,000 next week. Pfizer …

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DeWine Wants Body Cams

Hundreds of law enforcement agencies in Ohio will be able to buy body-worn cameras…through a $10 million dollar grant Gov., DeWine proposed in his budget. He says the cameras protect the police…and the public. The governor says the cost of the camera technology, storing the footage it produces and even …

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