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Beds Set For CCNO

The Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio’s executive board met to review and modify its administrative release policy to ensure bed space for future inmates is always available to each of its five county members. For 2018, the U.S. Marshals Service reserved 85 beds and the Post Release Control program reserved …

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Curry Changes Plans

A Hicksville man, who declared his intention to seek Ohio’s 1st Senate District seat, changes his mind. Republican, Neil Curry had announced last year that he would seek the seat that had been occupied by Cliff Hite of Findlay. That was filled recently by Rob McColley of Napoleon. Curry says …

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Pepple Steps Down

Bryan Board of Public Affairs member, Bill Pepple announces he is resigning from the BPA, effective next week. Pepple, whose retirement as United Way of Williams County executive director also takes effect then, is moving away from Bryan, so he had to step down. The board asked that any city …

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Brunn Is Proud

Central Local Schools Superintendent, Vicki Brunn spoke during this week’s board of education meeting, expressing pride for the school staff and all involved during a bus accident on icy roads last Wednesday morning. A sudden ice storm struck, making area roadways slick. Bus drivers had been ordered to proceed with …

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Joyce A. Leavy, 91

Joyce A. Leavy, 91 years, formerly of West Unity, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Hillside Country Living, rural Bryan. Joyce was born April 27, 1926 in Archbold, Ohio the daughter of the late Lawrence “Tom” and Nellie (Jennings) Leavy. She was a 1944 graduate of West Unity High …

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Local Flu Fatality

A Bryan woman dies from the flu. The mother of three was in her early thirties. She was admitted into the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan early last week and was later transferred to Parkview in Fort Wayne. She was eventually taken to an Indianapolis hospital, where she …

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Crash On SR 1

An woman is injured after her car leaves State Road 1 and crashes into a tree. DeKalb County deputies say 18-year-old Celina Wood of Butler, was heading north on 1…when she veered east, off the road. She suffered a cut to her left hand along with some internal injuries. She …

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Blair’s Statements Stand

A motion to suppress all statements made by a Grover Hill man to police officers is shot down in court. Judge, Tiffany Beckman overruled the motion to quell Tristen Blair’s comments, to law enforcement, this during two separate occasions. Blair is accused in the death of his 3-month-old son. Blair’s …

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Hicksville Develops Local Business

The Hicksville Village Council signs a resolution, authorizing its revolving loan fund committee to enter into an agreement with Adroit Thinking Inc., doing business as 5-Acre Mill in Hicksville. The woodworking business, located on Ohio 2, entered into the agreement with the village for $200,000, at a mortgage for seven …

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The Bryan Chamber Banquet Is Coming

Two new awards will be presented at this year’s Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at the newly renovated Williams County Family YMCA. This time, instead of presenting the Bryan Business Person of the Year, the chamber will look to honor two businesses, one large and one small. The …

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