Thursday Mar 6
Defiance County horsemen to hold dinner on March 29
The Defiance County Area Horsemen's Association is conducting their fourth annual reverse raffle dinner on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Defiance K of C Hall.
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Thursday Mar 6
William 'Bill' Behrman
William "Bill" Fred Behrman, 79, of Defiance, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Napoleon, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Defiance County horsemen to hold silent auction for breedings
There are currently five Ohio pacing stallions, four Ohio trotting stallions, seven Indiana pacing stallions, three Indiana trotting stallions, one Pennsylvania pacing stallion, one Delaware pacing stallion, one Maryland pacing stallion, and one Maryland trotting stallion.
Grayce E. Chatham, of Defiance, was born in Defiance, Ohio, on June 17, 1919, to Chauncey and Eunice Rittenhouse.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Barbara J. Waltimire, 80, of Napoleon, Ohio, died peacefully Saturday, March 1, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.
Reynaldo 'Ray' DeLeon Sr.
Services for Reynaldo "Ray" DeLeon Sr. were held Monday, March 3, 2014, at St. John's Catholic Church, with Father Todd Dominique officiating.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Area trio makes All-Ohio at state wrestling meet
Dom Johns surprised himself in 2013 when he rolled to a fourth-place finish in the Division III state wrestling meet.
Defiance home damaged by fire today
Defiance Fire Department was initially called to a single-story home at 729 Washington Ave. at approximately 6:30 a.m. Upon arrival, heavy smoke was seen coming from the attic area of the home.
Reynaldo 'Ray' DeLeon Sr.
Reynaldo "Ray" S. DeLeon Sr. 79, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Ohio Senate signs off on tax holiday legislation
The Ohio Senate signed off Wednesday on legislation that would allow Ohioans to make certain purchases over a three-day period without paying state or local sales taxes.
Fatal Crash in Defiance County
Weather may have been a factor in an early morning crash that took the life of a Defiance County woman today .
Defiance Chamber of Commerce endorses Defiance City Schools construction bond issue
The Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce's board of directors has endorsed the Defiance City Schools construction bond issue this spring.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1949, in Hicksville, Ohio, the second of 10 children to Cletus and Alice Vetter.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Area receives state grants
Health districts in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, Putnam and Williams counties will receive $100,000 to study ways to share services and better meet public health needs.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Banking veteran Sherran Blair 'ready to retire' following First Community's acquisition
First Community Bank CEO Sherran Blair says First Defiance provided "a match that was good in temperament, that put community banking first and was excellent in terms of technology."
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Ice jam causes concern along Maumee River
Emergency Management Agency officials are watching an ice jam that could endanger people along the Maumee River.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
She was born in Ann Arbor, on July 9, 1966, the daughter of the late Jerry Sills and SuzAnne Maddio, who survives her of Stockbridge, Mich.
Grants available through Toledo Diocese to fight poverty
Community Development and Economic Development grants are available through funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Driver who killed trooper to stay in prison
A central Ohio man who killed a state trooper in a 2001 drunken driving crash had to choose between serving five more months in prison, or getting out early and taking steps to address his drinking problem.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a wind advisory from 7 p.m. tonight to 6 p.m. Friday for northwest Ohio, including Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Fulton, Williams, Van Wert and Allen counties.