May 2016

Ruth A. Smethurst

Ruth A. Smethurst, 73 years, of West Unity, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, where she was a resident.  Ruth was born January 14, 1943 in…


Randy T. Belcher

Randy T. Belcher, 64, of Blakeslee passed away Friday evening at home.  He was born on April 10, 1952 in Wytheville, Virginia to Walter and Rebecca Lucille (Stroup) Belcher.  On September…


Irene B. Mohler

Irene B. Mohler, age 89 of Delta, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.  She was…


Herbert W. Hicks Jr.

Herbert W. Hicks Jr., 70, of rural Fayette, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at his home. He was born April 8, 1946, in Toledo, OH, to the late Herbert and Viola…


Chalmer E. Brillhart

Chalmer Eugene Brillhart, age 95, of Twinsburg, OH passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Agnes (nee Altaffer) Brillhart;  loving father of Neil (Vicki) Bretthauer and Jerry…



Jean M. Wilson

Jean M. Wilson, 92 years, of Ney, Ohio, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 28, 2016 Brookview Healthcare Center, Defiance, with her family by her side. Jean was born October 27, 1923…


James W. Allion Jr.

James W. Allion Jr, age 59, of Wauseon, surrounded by his loving family; passed away at his home Saturday, May 28, 2016 after a courageous nine year battle with cancer. He…


Division II Regional Track and Field Results

Division II Regional Track and Field  @ DAYTON   STATE QUALIFIERS (thus far) Boys:   Discus: 2.) Ethan Baker (Wauseon) 157’9”.   OTHER REGIONAL FINALISTS: Boys: 4×800 relay: 5.) Wauseon (Aaron Beck,…












Local Students Honored At Trine

ANGOLA, IN — Trine University recognized more than 250 students at its annual Honors Program on April 29 in the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts. Students received honors for academic…