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10 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Putnam grand jury indicts 7

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA - A Lima woman charged with burglary was among those recently indicted by a Putnam County grand jury.

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Related Topix: Lima, OH, Pandora, OH, Continental, OH, Ottawa, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TheCourier.com

Putnam County man gets life for child rape

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA - A Continental man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of raping a young girl.

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Related Topix: Prison, Continental, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

Union Bank CEO excited by upside with Ohio State Bank

After 100 years of focus on simple deposit-and-loan banking in northwest Ohio, Union Bank Co.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbus Grove, OH, Lima, OH, Lewis Center, OH, Delaware County, OH

TheCourier.com

Putnam County libraries offer Lego programs

The Putnam County District Library will offer a "Lego/Robot Making with Mel Rode" family event at three library locations.

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Related Topix: Continental, OH, Fort Jennings, OH, Ottawa, OH, Kalida, OH

Thu Jul 03, 2014

TheCourier.com

Putnam County man admits sex crimes involving minors

In a plea bargain, Gary L. Badertscher on Thursday admitted six felonious sex crimes involving minors.

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Related Topix: Gilboa, OH

TheCourier.com

Sex offender admits charges

Badertscher, 53, of Gilboa, was found guilty of six felonies. They include three counts of endangering children, a second-degree felony; disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, a fourth-degree felony; pandering sexual matter involving a minor, a fourth-degree felony; and illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material, a fifth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Gilboa, OH

The Daily Herald

From the Archives - July 3, 2014

From growing up through the Depression era to seeing the incredible technological advancements of the past century, Bernice Dupler has seen it all.

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Related Topix: Fort Jennings, OH, Delphos, OH, Van Wert, OH, Allen County, OH

Mon Jun 30, 2014

TheCourier.com

Red Cross in need of blood donations

The American Red Cross is hoping to avoid a summer shortage of blood by encouraging people of all blood types to make a blood donation.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Findlay, OH, Pandora, OH, Miller City, OH

Crescent-News.com

Clarence Verhoff

He was born September 1, 1961, in Lima to Fred and Alvera Verhoff, who survive in Continental.

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Related Topix: Lima, OH, Miller City, OH, Continental, OH

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Daily Herald

From the Archives - June 28, 2014

Ethan Sawmiller tried his hardest to get to the 50-foot marker in the Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull held Thursday evening during Spencerville's Summerfest.

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Related Topix: Spencerville, OH, Delphos, OH, Van Wert, OH, Ottoville, OH, Cloverdale, OH

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Herald

This and That - Kloeppel families and others

The man on the wagon is Fred Kloeppel. The four children are: Carl, Ida, Walter and Laura.

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Related Topix: Delphos, OH, Wedding, Sidney, OH, Lima, OH, Opinion

The Daily Herald

Putnam County Fair coming to a close

Andrew Horstman, left, Cloverdale, helps his friend, Andy Schroeder, Columbus Grove, hold Schroeder's market lamb still for a good shearing at the Putnam County Fair.

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Related Topix: Cloverdale, OH, Columbus Grove, OH

Wed Jun 25, 2014

TheCourier.com

Court: Putnam Road 5 widening was not lawful

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC - An appeals court this week ruled that a Putnam County judge repeatedly botched rulings, enabling the county commissioners to unlawfully widen a road despite residents' objections.

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Related Topix: Pandora, OH

Tue Jun 24, 2014

TheCourier.com

A tale of two cities

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer GLANDORF - It's a tale of two Glandorfs. Residents of Glandorf, Ohio, which was originally settled by immigrants from Glandorf, Germany, will be hosting guests from their namesake village this week.

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Related Topix: Glandorf, OH, Ohio, US Military, US Air Force

The Daily Herald

Ottoville man dies in possible drowning

On Sunday, June 22, at 10:34 p.m. the Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a 911 transfer call from Van Wert County Sheriff's Office for a possible drowning in Ottoville.

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Related Topix: Ottoville, OH, Van Wert County, OH, Delphos, OH, Continental, OH

Crescent-News.com

Crews on scene of tanker truck rollover accident on Ohio 65

According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, "crews are on scene of a tanker truck rollover accident on State Route 65 between Belmore and the Henry County line.

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Related Topix: Belmore, OH

Mon Jun 23, 2014

TheCourier.com

Putnam County man apparently drowns

A rural Ottoville man apparently drowned Sunday in a family pond, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Related Topix: Ottoville, OH, Delphos, OH

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

Family brews up success with tea

It takes somewhere from six to eight hours of brewing for sassafras root bark to give up its distinctive root beer-like flavor.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Columbus Grove, OH, Recipes

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Crescent-News.com

State releases third-grade reading test results

Close to 90 percent of third-graders have earned high enough scores on school reading assessments to advance to the fourth grade, according to statistics released by state education officials Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Defiance County, OH, Williams County, OH, Paulding County, OH, Miller City, OH, Henry County, OH

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Delphos man jailed on $100K bond

A Delphos man was ordered held on a $100,000 cash bond Monday in Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas.

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Related Topix: Delphos, OH, Van Wert County, OH

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