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Paula Luke, 56

Paula Jean Luke, 56, of Montpelier, died Thursday morning at home surrounded by her family.  She was born on August 25, 1957 in Bryan Ohio to Lawrence and Jean (Schindler) Ewers.  Paula graduated from Montpelier High School in 1975.  On October 22, 1976 she married Rodney M. Luke at St. Patrick Catholic Church …

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DON’T MISS THIS QUILT SHOW

From Tues­day, April 30 through Sun­day, May 5, guests from across the coun­try will gather in Arch­bold for the 37th annual Quilt Show at Sauder Vil­lage. Again this year, the tal­ents of quil­ters from through­out the Mid­west will be cel­e­brated with a dis­play of more than 400 quilts, unique quilt­ing …

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WILLIAMS COUNTY SHERIFF HAS BEEN BUSY

Williams County Sher­iff Steve Towns has released a pre­lim­i­nary sum­mary of activ­ity for the Sheriff’s Office for the first quar­ter of 2013. So far this year, his office has han­dled 862 calls for ser­vice includ­ing: 87 crashes, 42 Domes­tics, 36 Fraud cases, 22 Tele­phone Harass­ments, 29 Traf­fic Com­plaints, 20 Thefts, …

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WILLIAMS COUNTY ISSUES METH BOTTLE WARNING TO DITCH CLEANERS

The Williams County Sheriff’s Depart­ment is warn­ing peo­ple clean­ing up ditches and other areas this spring to be very care­ful to not come in con­tact with any plas­tic bot­tles that may be part of a meth lab. They Sher­iff says these bot­tles could pos­si­bly have a pow­der residue inside, have …

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DIVERSIFIED MACHINE TO SHUT DOWN IN EDON

Pub­lished reports this morn­ing say that Diver­si­fied Machine in Edon is clos­ing it’s doors for good. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, employ­ees of the Edon plant were told that due to eco­nomic con­di­tions the com­pany is clos­ing the plant in Feb­ru­ary 2014. The first jobs elim­i­nated will be in July, …

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CENTRAL ED BOARD LOOKING FOR SUPERINTENDENT

The search is on at the Cen­tral Local Board of Edu­ca­tion. Ear­lier this week, the board met and announced that the inter­view­ing process has begun for can­di­dates to take over David Bagley’s spot as dis­trict super­in­ten­dent. Bagley will retire as school super­in­ten­dent this sum­mer. No one would spec­u­late on how …

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Jean Schlosser, 83

Normagene “Jean” Schlosser passed away peacefully on April 16, 2013 at Heartland of Wauseon. Jean was born in Montpelier, Ohio on Sept 17, 1929, the daughter of Vera (Ball) and Guy Keezer. Jean was married to Howard “Snooks” Schlosser on November 20, 1948 and was blessed with three sons. She …

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MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING $300,000 WORTH OF STATE LOTTERY TICKETS

This guy really wanted a win­ning ticket… bad! A man accused of steal­ing more than $300,000 worth of lot­tery tick­ets from his for­mer employer faced a judge Wednes­day. Samer Musa is charged with steal­ing 600 books of lot­tery tick­ets between Jan­u­ary and Novem­ber last year from a con­ve­nience store in …

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Carolyn Brown, 77

Carolyn R. Brown, 77, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at her home. She was born on May 14, 1936 in Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Worth and Vera (Vorndran) Brown. Carolyn was a 1953 graduate of Defiance High School. On July 11, 1953, she was united in …

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Jack McDaniel, 77

Jack E. McDaniel, 77 years, of Bryan, passed peacefully onto greener pastures to be with his Lord and Savior, on Monday, April 15, 2013 in his home.  Jack was born November 26, 1935 in Bryan to Charles Melvin and Mildred Lucinda (Humbarger) McDaniel.  He graduated from Bryan High School in 1953.  He then …

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