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Olen Genter, 92

Olen V. Genter, age 92, of Pettisville, passed away Saturday morning, June 22, 2013 at Whitehouse Country Manor. Prior to his retirement he had been a lifelong area farmer. An Army Air Corp Veteran of WWII, he had served in the Pacific Theater. Upon discharge from the service, he taught …

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Cathy Jo Mattison, 64

Cathy Jo Mattison, age 64, of Delta passed away June 19, 2013 at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Prior to her retirement she had worked as Substitute Teacher in the Special Education field and had also worked for many years for the former Kolb Hardware in Wauseon. Mrs. Mattison …

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Sharon Weisz, 75

Sharon L. Weisz, age 75, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Genesis Healthcare Center in Bryan. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Montpelier Moose Lodge #312. Sharon was born February 23, 1938 in Rochester, Indiana, the daughter of Howard F. & Charlotte …

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Charles Matthews, 89

Charles Raymond “Ray” Matthews, age 89, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, June, 19, 2013 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Arrangements are pending at the Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold.

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BRYAN MAN INDICTED BY FULTON GRAND JURY

A Ful­ton County grand jury indicted nine peo­ple this week, includ­ing one per­son from Williams County. 19 year old Rus­sell L. Cain IV of Bryan was indicted on one count each of pos­ses­sion of heroin, and traf­fick­ing in heroin and attempted tam­per­ing with evi­dence. Pros­e­cu­tors allege that on June 6, …

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COMMISSIONERS MEET IN DEFIANCE

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers are sched­uled to meet today. They have a num­ber of items on the agenda. Fol­low­ing gen­eral ses­sion, the com­mis­sion­ers will be meet­ing with county eco­nomic devel­op­ment direc­tor Jerry Hayes. They also plan to dis­cuss the cour­t­house project and receive an update from the County Recorder.

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KIWANIS FUNDS EDUCATION

Wednes­day was a big day for many area stu­dents, thanks to the gen­eros­ity of one area ser­vice orga­ni­zaion. The Bryan Kiwa­nis Club pre­sented schol­ar­ships to 2013 grad­u­ates of area high schools toward their col­lege edu­ca­tion. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in today’s Bryan Times, the recip­i­ents are shar­ing $7,500 in Kiwa­nis …

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OLD TIMERS RIDE IN DEFIANCE

Area motor­cy­cle rid­ers are look­ing for­ward to a raf­fle and din­ner at the annual Old Timer’s Ride this Sat­ur­day. This year’s event will be the third year it’s been hosted by the Defi­ance County Senior Ser­vices. Reg­is­tra­tion will be at Integrity Defi­ance Auto Body start­ing at 11 a.m. Sat­ur­day morn­ing …

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SEARCH ON FOR MISSING 15 YEAR OLD

Police are turn­ing to the pub­lic for help as they search for a 15-year-old girl that has been miss­ing since Tues­day. Accord­ing to the DeKalb County Police Depart­ment, 15 year old Carol Lynn Payne has been unac­counted for since Tues­day around 9 p.m. The girl is 15-years-old, is 5’3″ and …

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FIBER ARTS AT SAUDER

Fiber artists from through­out the region will be at Sauder Vil­lage Sat­ur­day shar­ing their love of turn­ing fibers into fin­ished prod­ucts as Focus on the Fiber Arts takes an in-depth look at the world of fiber arts. Guests will have an oppor­tu­nity to weave on a floor loom, try bob­bin …

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