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Janet L. Dominique, 79

Janet L. Dominique, age 79, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Genesis Health Care in Bryan. She was born in Continental, Ohio on October 25, 1937, the daughter of Walter H. Schwartzengraber and Vontella (Ordway) Schwartzengraber, Pierce. She was united in marriage to John (Frank) Dominique on October …

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William E. Heldberg, 80

William E. Heldberg, age 80, of Bryan and formerly of Stryker passed away late Thursday May 17, 2017 at the Defiance Area Hospice Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked as a Sales Manager for Isaac Tire in Bryan for 40 years. He had also been a …

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Thomas M. Houstin, 57

Thomas M. Houstin, age 57 of Wauseon, Ohio, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 17, 2016, at his residence. He was born in Toledo, OH on October 25, 1959 to the late Leonard and June (Crawford) Houstin. Thomas is retired from construction, which he worked for many years. Thomas is survived by …

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Dan Griffin named Edgerton police chief

Dan Griffin was named Edgerton police chief earlier this week. Griffin began as a part-time patrolman in Edgerton in 1999, went to full-time in 2002 and has been a sergeant in Edgerton since 2004. He takes over for former chief Jeremy Jones. Griffin oversees a force of 12, including 10 …

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County commissioners discuss concealed carry law

Driven by revisions due to take effect soon in the state’s concealed carry laws, county commissioners on Thursday held an initial discussion of concealed carry on county properties. The Bryan Times reports the new law, SB199, took effect March 20. Commission vice-president Brian Davis initiated the discussion, saying the county …

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Defiance man arrested and facing sexual assault charges

A Defiance man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a sexual assault of a 17 year old female that occurred in the city in March. 20 year old Timothy Moore of 21 Douglas St. was arrested on a warrant by the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office on charges of sexual battery; …

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Roger Lee Shirkey, 63

Roger Lee Shirkey, age 63, of Bryan, passed away Thursday morning, May 18, 2017, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Arrangements are pending at the Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold.

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Carol J. Goebel, 75

Carol J. Goebel, 75, of Montpelier passed away Tuesday night at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier. She was born on January 12, 1942 in Camden, Michigan to William C. and Doris E. (Russell) Roost. Carol graduated from Camden High School in 1960. On October 8, 1960, she married …

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