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WILLIAMS ELECTION PETITIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Williams County Board of Elec­tions has released infor­ma­tion say­ing that the dead­line to get on the Novem­ber 5th gen­eral elec­tion bal­lot is 4 p.m. August 7th. In order to get on the bal­lot, county offi­cials say that you need to come into the office, sign for your petion, and …

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DEFIANCE EARMARKS STREET FUNDS

Defi­ance plans on spend­ing less than $200,000 this year to resur­face city streets. Actu­ally, the city plans to use just $179,529 in cap­i­tal improve­ments fund money to resur­face parts of nine streets. A resur­fac­ing con­tract has not been autho­rized yet by city coun­cil, and some coun­cil mem­bers believe that much …

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QUESTIONS SURROUND HICKSVILLE CENTER’S FUTURE

No final deci­sion was reached Mon­day night regard­ing the pos­si­ble future of the Hicksville Com­mu­nity Ser­vice Cen­ter. The meet­ing, which was held on Mon­day evening in Com­mu­nity Memo­r­ial Hos­pi­tal and attracted over 30 com­mu­nity lead­ers and con­cerned cit­i­zens, includ­ing a num­ber of HCSC board mem­bers. The Cen­ter was estab­lished in …

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BANK PROMOTION

Effec­tive Fri­day, July 19th, Mr. Jack John­son was pro­moted to Chair­man of the Board at Farm­ers &Mer­chants Ban­corp. Mr. John­son has been on the Board of Direc­tors since 1991 and has served on the Company’s Com­pen­sa­tion Com­mit­tee, Cor­po­rate Gov­er­nance & Nom­i­nat­ing Com­mit­tee, the Loan Review Com­mit­tee, and the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee. He is the …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police report the arrest of 30 year old Jared Johansen of Bryan. Johansen was arrested on Sat­ur­day for dis­or­derly con­duct. He was taken to CCNO.

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ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES FILED IN DELTA SHOOTING

Here’s an update on a story we brought you Mon­day. A 57-year-old woman has now been charged with attempted aggra­vated mur­der. On Mon­day morn­ing, law enforce­ment offi­cers were called out to reports of a shoot­ing at a home between Delta and Lib­erty Cen­ter after a 15 year old boy was …

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WILLIAMS COMMISSIONERS AGREE ON NEW TRUCK AND NEW EMPLOYEE

Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers met on Mon­day. The Bryan Times reports that the meet­ing resulted in a new truck and a new human resources offi­cer. Com­mis­sion­ers on Mon­day, approved a let­ter of rec­om­men­da­tion to hire Laura Brady as a human resources offi­cer 2 in the county’s depart­ment of Job and Fam­ily …

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TEEN REPORTED MISSING SUNDAY NOW FOUND

A teenager reported miss­ing Sun­day from her home in Wauseon has been found. Wauseon Police say 15 year old Tay­lor Des­grange was located in Syl­va­nia Town­ship late Mon­day after­noon when Syl­va­nia police found Des­grange safe, and unharmed. The search for her was called off yes­ter­day upon the news.

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Edith Deken, 76

Edith M. Deken, age 76, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:40 A.M. on Friday, July 19, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Mrs. Deken was employed as a cook at numerous places in the area during her career including the …

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Patricia Philomena O’Hagen Figy, 92

Patricia Philomena O’Hagen Figy, age 92, of Wauseon went home to be with her Lord late Saturday July 20, 2013 at Fulton Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Prior to her retirement she had been a life long Homemaker and Child Care Provider for many years. Mrs. Figy …

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