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New Grading At CLS

Starting with this year’s incoming freshmen, the grading scale at Central Local Schools will be a different. The scale will remain the same for this year’s sophomores, juniors and seniors. They are going from a four point scale to a 12 point idea. Officials think its more fair to students.

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Wanda M. Esterline, 88

Wanda M. Esterline, 88 of Bryan passed away Sunday afternoon at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan. She was born on February 7, 1930 in Bryan to D.W. and Doris D. (Coy) Peltcs. She was a graduate of Pioneer High School and on August 15, 1948 she married …

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William F. Snider, 90

William F. Snider, age 90, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. He retired from GM Power Train and served in the U.S. Navy from 1948 to 1952. William enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his dog Salty. William F. …

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No One Seems To Like The Aquifer Idea

It was a tense scene in Pioneer during the Village Council meeting there. As expected, the council was in discussion over the proposed plan to sell water from an area aquifer to other communities. Pioneer Mayor, Ed Kidston, who also owns Artesian of Pioneer wants to drill into the aquifer …

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Cardwell In Court

An Archbold woman goes to jail for a week and gets one year community control on drug charges from 2017 in a Fulton County courtroom. Amanda Cardwell will also have to pay a 250 dollar fine, participate in a drug recovery program and generally stay out of trouble. She must …

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A Pair Of Burglars Are Loose

Henry County deputies want two men, shown on security video inside a Liberty Center business, after they broke in. They then burglarized a Ridgeville Township storefront later. Investigators ask if you know anything about this to give the Henry County Sheriff’s Office a call.

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Name Use Questioned In Ad

Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill may have violated a state ethics law, prohibiting officeholders from using their names in audio, video or newspaper ads paid for with state funds. A new television ad, promoting Hill’s unclaimed property division includes text reading, “Office of Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill.” State officeholders …

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James Douglas Ramey, 65

James Douglas Ramey, age 65, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Wabash, Indiana, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018, at his home in Bryan. Mr. Ramey was a graduate of Southwood High School in Wabash and had retired from CK Technologies in Montpelier, Ohio. He was active in masonic …

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Rachael L. Rupp, 45

Rachael L. Rupp, 45 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance after a fierce battle with cancer. Rachael was born March 29, 1973 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the daughter of James and Roberta (Nye) Snivley. She was a 1991 graduate …

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David L. Seslar, 75

David L. Seslar, age 75, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 7:47 A.M. on Friday, August 10, 2018, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a patient. Mr. Seslar was a 1963 graduate of Edgerton High School, where he was lettered four years as a catcher on …

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