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FORMER FIREFIGHTER PLEADS GUILTY

A Defi­ance fire­fighter charged with start­ing a fire in his garage has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. 29 year old Mark Seib­ert pleaded guilty in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court to two counts of crim­i­nal dam­ag­ing. The judge placed him on non­re­port­ing pro­ba­tion for two years and ordered him to …

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Alan Humphrey, 67

Alan Humphrey, age 67, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 1:35 P.M. on Saturday, May 25, 2013, in his home after a brief illness. Mr. Humphrey was 1963 graduate of Edon High School and served in the United States Army, stationed in France, from 1963-1966. He was employed as a …

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Milfred Baldwin, Jr., 75

Milferd Ray Baldwin, Jr., age 75, of West Unity, Ohio, died early on Saturday, May 25, 2013, in his home after an extended illness. Mr. Baldwin was a 1955 graduate of Wauseon High School and joined the United States Air Force, serving in England for four years, where he met …

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Dorothy Curtis, 100

Dorothy Berneice Curtis, 100 years, of Bryan and a former resident of Fort Wayne, Fremont, Alvordton and West Unity, passed away at 11:33 p.m. Friday night at Hillside Country Living where she had been a resident.  Dorothy was born January 16, 1913 in Markle, Indiana, the daughter of the late Alfred …

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Wanda Bruns, 92

Wanda V. Bruns, 92, passed into Glory on May 25, 2013 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio. She was born on the Young family homestead in Stryker, OH on August 10, 1920, to Frank and Goldie (Sines) Young. Wanda loved her Savior, Jesus Christ, and wanted to tell others about …

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Lee Bryce, 86

Arleta “Lee” S. Bryce, 86, of Bryan Ohio died Friday evening at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on October 22, 1926 in Hamler, Ohio to Herman and Emma (Cohrs) Kolbe.  Lee graduated from Napoleon High School in 1945.  In 1971 Lee married John “Jack” A. Bryce, and he survives. …

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Bill Weaner, 86

William J. “Bill” Weaner, 86 years, of Sherwood passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Genesis Healthcare – Bryan Center in Bryan, Ohio. Bill was born March 22, 1927 in Delaware Twp, Ohio, the son of the late Peter and Theresia (Weaver) Weaner.  He was a 1945 graduate of …

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Norbert Koppenhofer, 93

Norbert H. Koppenhofer, age 93, of Wauseon passed away late Wednesday May 22, 2013 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Mr. Koppenhofer was a lifelong area Farmer. He had also worked for the Ohio Turnpike for 18 years. Mr. Koppenhofer was born on December 2, 1919 the son of the late …

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MEMORIAL DRIVING REMINDERS

The Ohio State High­way Patrol is remind­ing dri­vers to not get behind the wheel impaired this Memo­r­ial Day week­end. Troop­ers will be work­ing along­side local law enforce­ment offi­cers in an effort to have a week­end free of impaired-fatal crashes. Memo­r­ial Day week­end is tra­di­tion­ally a dan­ger­ous hol­i­day period on Ohio …

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WILLIAMS COUNTY TO PAVE RUNWAYS

The Fed­eral Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion has a prob­lem with the Williams County Air­port, and it’s just the right kind of prob­lem to have. Air Traf­fic at the Williams County Air­port has more than dou­bled over the last 18 months. Due to the increased usage, the Bryan Times reports that the FAA …

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