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Brinker, Carolyn L.

Carolyn L. Brinker, 81, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Dalton. She was born near Kidron on July 4, 1940 to the late Sylvan and Mary Ann (Geiser) Lehman and married Floyd L. Brinker on April 21, 1984. He died on December 22, 1998. She enjoyed crafts…

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Hagan, Amelia J.

Wooster — Amelia J. Hagen, age 87, of Wooster, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, following a short period of declining health. Amelia was born in Lecompton, Kansas, to the late Gus and Ethel (Wilson) Hartman She married the love of her life, her high-school sweetheart, the late Scott D.…

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ELECTION 2021: Wayne County results to be finalized Wednesday

DGKN staff report Voters chose a mix of newcomers and incumbents Tuesday in eastern Wayne County races. Some of the results were close. Results will be finalized at 10 a.m. today, according to the Wayne County Board of Elections website. Dalton voters chose among six candidates for four seats on village council. Three council members…

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O’Dell, Perry G.

Perry G. O’Dell, 71, of Dalton, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his home following a year long battle with cancer. He was born in Ovapa, WV on December 2, 1949 to the late Hubert and Susan Jane (Hanshaw) O’Dell and married Miriam Neuenschwander on June 15, 1973. He retired from Quality Castings…

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Knight, Bonnie L.

North Lawrence — Bonnie L. Knight, age 56, of North Lawrence,  died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Smithville Western Care Center, after a five year battle with Alzheimer’s. Bonnie was born on July 18, 1964, in Ripley, West Virginia, to Charles William and Virginia “Joyce” (Slaughter) Rhodes, graduated from Smithville High School in 1982, and…

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Amish families harvest ice on a cold winter day

  PHOTOS BY CLARENCE STEINER DGKN staff report An annual activity that stocks a family’s insulated ice house for the year also becomes a fun event as friends gather to help out, and children have fun in the snow. During the cold spell in mid-February, Clarence Steiner assisted some Amish friends and neighbors just south…

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CLUB NEWS: Dalton Garden Club has sweet meeting

Chocolate peanut butter buckeyes Yield: 45-50 delicious buckeyes ¾ cup peanut butter 1 stick margarine (soften margarine at room temperature first) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar Chocolate for melting 1. Mix altogether. Chill dough. 2. Roll into small balls: place on bare cookie sheet. 3. Melt candy-coating. 4. Use flat toothpick (pointed…

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Buggy shop to be restored at Sonnenberg Village

PHOTOS PROVIDED Now and then: The Moser Buggy Shop was moved from the Kidron Volunteer Fire Department property, left, and will be renovated at Sonnenberg Village with plans to make it look how it did  originally more than a century ago, right. From left, John Moser, Willis Sommer, and Jack Moser in an Inter-State automobile.…

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