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Kenny R. “Tex” Crisenbery, 68

Kenny R. “Tex” Crisenbery, 68 years, of Fayette, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, with his family at his side. Kenny was born August 12, 1947 in Lima, Ohio, the son of the late Kenneth R. and Margaret F. (Bailey) Crisenbery. Tex was …

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Food pantries noticing an uptick in need

Local food pantries are reporting an increase in adults without children and senior citizens needing assistance. The director of one group, Community Compassion, told the Bryan Times that a lot of adults are really hurting in the area, and they can’t get government help. Kay Byroads said “if you don’t …

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Communications tower is non-compliant to today’s regulations

A recent engineering study on a communications tower owned by Paulding County shows the tower doesn’t comply with wind-speed and ice build-up standards. The issue was discovered by one of the tower’s users, which wanted add equipment and be sure the tower could handle it. A study by a structural …

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WillCo Commission to apply for housing grant

Commissioners in Williams County are expected to apply for a state grant to provide and improve affordable housing in the county and in Bryan for low- and moderate-income residents. The funding from the CHIP program gives much-needed money to communities to begin housing-related activities. The commission says if they receive …

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Lincoln School open house

The open house for Lincoln School is this Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The century old school is slated to come down in August as a new school is being built. There will be a guided tour, a special tribute video, photos, refreshments and activities for kids.

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Healthy Kids Day is tomorrow

The YMCA of Steuben County and the Williams County YMCA are holding their “Healthy Kids Day” events on Saturday. The annual event promotes that “every kid be healthy, active and ready to learn” through fun and meaningful activities. At the YMCA of Steuben County, the Healthy Kids Day Health Fair …

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Counseling for vets with PTSD available

Military veterans who suffer from PTSD or have been the victim of a sexual assault can find help in Defiance at the Veterans’ Office. Counseling is being offered one day a week, beginning May 4th. Get more information or schedule an appointment by calling the VA Hospital at 260-460-1456.

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Angola/Fremont miss the top 8, come home with cash

You may remember we told you that Angola/Fremont were competing in the Americas Best Communities Contest in D.C. They were part of the top 15 cities competing, and when it got down to 8, Angola/Fremont was not on the list. Madison was the only one of three Indiana communities to …

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Frances J. Bohner, 102

Frances J. Bohner, 102 of Hillsdale Michigan passed away April 27, 2016 at Drews Country Living in Hillsdale. She was born on November 12, 1913 to Elwood and Frances (Johnson) Bollinger. The youngest of seven children, she grew up on a farm near Pioneer, Ohio and graduated from Pioneer High …

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Bill to give shoppers a back to school tax break is back

If you like saving money on school supplies during the tax amnesty day, you’ll get another one this August. The state has renewed the bill to allow shoppers to buy certain school materials without paying state sales tax. The interesting part of the plan was that last year, the state …

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