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Absentee ballots for the May 2 special election are now available

Absentee ballots for the May 2 special election are now available at the Williams County Board of Elections, pm E. High St., Suite 104, Bryan. Citizens can vote in person at the board office or vote by mail. Absentee ballot request forms can be printed from the website at www.co.williams.oh.us/BOE/index1.htm. …

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Enterprise zone agreement approved for Menards

An enterprise zone agreement with a 15-year, 100 percent tax abatement has been approved for Menards. Holiday City Village Council approved the measure at its regular meeting last week. The company is expected start construction in late spring or early summer for a building adjacent to its existing facilities. Williams …

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Wanted fugitive captured by Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department

A man who had been wanted by the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department since early February on several felony charges was captured following a police chase Friday night. Around 10:10 p.m. a sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a silver 4-door Pontiac sedan near Pittsford Road and Beecher Road. The driver of …

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Eloise Mae Hodapp, 88

Eloise Mae Hodapp, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 9:20 P.M. on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center. Mrs. Hodapp was a secretary with Bryan City Schools for many years and was a member of First Brethren Church in Bryan. She enjoyed bowling, shuffle board, playing …

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Dallas P. Whaley, 75

Dallas P. Whaley passed away at the age of 75 on March 15, 2017 in his home in Delta, Ohio of respiratory failure. Dallas was born on March 8, 1942, in a ranch house near Longmont, Colorado, to Merle and Blanche (Hulvey) Whaley. He grew up with 2 brothers, Merle, …

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Bettie J. Groff, 91

Bettie J. Groff, age 91, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 12:20 P.M., surrounded by her family, after an extended illness. A lifelong resident of Edgerton, she was a 1943 graduate of Edgerton High School. She had worked as a retail clerk for several stores …

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Larry K. Carter, 74

Larry K. Carter, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at his home. Larry worked in Sales and Marketing at Aro/Ingersol Rand for 35 years and then Edgerton Forge for 5 years, until his retirement. He was a member of the Moose and Eagles in …

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Randy Lee Dailey, 56

Randy Lee Dailey, age 56, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the St. Vincent’s Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Randy was an operator at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold. He enjoyed doing home improvements and working on his Fiero. Born June 6, 1960 in Defiance, Ohio, he …

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Vera A. Armstrong, 96

Vera A. Armstrong, age 96, of Wauseon, passed away Friday evening, March 17, 2017, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Vera was born on March 24, 1920, the daughter of Albert and Allie Mae (Ferrenburg) Eby. On July 4, 1940 she married William Armstrong, and he preceded her in death on …

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Billymae Leaman, 85

Billymae Leaman, 85 years, of Angola, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Angola. Billymae was born August 20, 1931 in Montpelier, Indiana, daughter of the late William and Jean (Hutchison) Southard. She married James Roscoe Leaman on August 6, 1952 in Fort Wayne, …

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