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Wilma Jean (Willson) Sloan, 88

Wilma Jean (Willson) Sloan, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2018. She was born on October 29, 1929, to Clarence and Alice Willson at her family farm in Ai, Ohio. On August 6, 1950, Wilma married Virgil Otis Sloan of Stryker, Ohio. Together they raised …

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Georgia Mae Perkins-Peters, 73

Georgia Mae Perkins-Peters, age 73, of Bryan, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan. Prior to her retirement she had been a beautician for over 40 years and the original owner of Woodstock West Salon in Bryan. Georgia was born in …

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A New Sidewalk For The Park

Recreation Park in Bryan will have a new sidewalk before August. City Council okayed a $112,220 contract with D&F Enterprise, of Bluffton, to start construction after July Fourth. It will extend from the tennis courts to Field five. The Bryan Area Foundation helped out, directing $75,000 towards the project.

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New JD Program At Trine

Trine University and the Indiana University School of Law reach an agreement, allowing Trine students to complete a juris doctor degree through IU in a combined six years of undergraduate and graduate work.

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Wyse Takes Over At M WU

The Millcreek-West Unity Board of Education votes to hire its newest superintendent. Evergreen Schools Superintendent, Jim Wyse will replace the recently retired, Larry Long. Wyse served as elementary counselor in Millcreek-West Unity from 1997 to 2003. He takes the reins in August.

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New Contract Passes Test At NSCC

The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approve to adopt the tentative support personnel bargaining agreement, reached between the college and staff negotiators. The three year agreement takes effect, July 1. The new contract calls for a gradual pay increase by 2.5 percent each year, plus an additional …

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Rollover In DeKalb Co

Police find a car that had rolled several times in a ditch along the the northbound lanes of I-69 in DeKalb County. Travis Ballard was not with the vehicle. Officials say he was already at a Fort Wayne hospital with injuries in the crash. Apparently, Ballard lost control when he …

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Edon Will Get A New Cop

The Edon Village Council votes to hire an additional full-time police officer. City officials cited manpower shortages as the principal reason for the move. The new patrolman will make 39 thousand dollars a year, plus benefits.

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Injury Crash South Of Auburn

One person is seriously hurt in a crash north of Fort Wayne. First responders were dispatched to Coldwater and Shoaff roads. There, they find a car, damaged after hitting a utility pole and flipping onto its side. One person was taken to an area hospital.

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John L. Richard, 73

John L. Richard, 73, of Alvordton, passed away May 20, 2018 at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. He was born June 20, 1944 in Hillsdale, Michigan to Robert and Violet Richard. He served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1967. John married Karen E. Midtgard on July …

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