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Jamie Long, 74

On Monday evening, August 5th, Jamie Eugene Long was reunited in heaven with his loving wife Margaret, in time for their 54th wedding anniversary, he was 74.  Jamie was at peace when he passed, with his loving children by his side at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born …

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Henry county fair starts friday

The 160th HENRY COUNTY FAIR kicks off this Fri­day, August 9th with a horse pull begin­ning at noon and a truck pull begin­ning at 6pm. The fair runs through next Thurs­day, August 15th on South Perry Street in Napoleon. Daily admis­sion is just $7 per per­son for those 13 and …

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Defiance dog license regs updated

Defi­ance dog own­ers, lis­ten up… Dog license fees will be going up next year in Defi­ance County. County com­mis­sion­ers on Mon­day approved a res­o­lu­tion increas­ing dog license fees effec­tive this Decem­ber first. The annual fee will increase from $16 to $20. Also, a $20 late fee penalty will now be …

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Joan Connolly, 83

A. Joan Connolly, 83, of Bryan, OH and formerly of Montpelier, OH passed away on Monday August 5, 2013 after battling cancer for several years. Born on November 2, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she was the daughter of Horace Daniel and Audrey Beryl (Annable) Fish.  She married William J. Hofbauer …

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Bud Hahn, 58

Rolland E. “Bud” Hahn, 58 years, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at home after battling liver cancer.  Rolland was born on October 13, 1954 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of Rolland and Lillian Virginia (Snyder) Hahn.  He attended Tinora High School.  Rolland was employed by Thomas E. Keller Trucking …

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Arthur McKarns, 72

Arthur Wellington McKarns, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio and also Redondo Beach, CA passed away unexpectedly at the Cleveland Clinic on Friday August 2, 2013. Prior to his retirement he had been a High School Math Teacher for 40 years in the Torrance Unified School District in Torrance, CA and …

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BRYAN COUNCIL COVERS A LOT OF GROUND

There were a lot of dif­fer­ent items on the table for dis­cus­sion at last evening’s meet­ing of Bryan City Coun­cil. The Bryan Times reports that coun­cil heard a request from the Cham­ber of Com­merce to move the fire­works dis­play at next year’s sum­mer cel­e­bra­tion back to the park. Coun­cil has …

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BLOOD DRIVE TODAY IN DEFIANCE

The Amer­i­can Red Cross of Defi­ance County will hold a blood drive today from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Twin Rivers Care and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion on Hard­ing Street in Defi­ance. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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PLANS BEING MADE TO MOVE COUNTY OFFICES

Williams County wants to occupy the East Annex build­ing by the end of 2013, but the move won’t be all that easy. The actual move, accord­ing to county offi­cials who spoke with the Bryan Times, could take sev­eral days. County offi­cials said they are con­sid­er­ing the use of a com­mand …

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ANIMALS RESCUED

Almost three dozen ani­mals have been removed from Skinny Lit­tle Buddy’s Ani­mal Res­cue in Edon by law enforce­ment. The Williams County Sheriff’s Office, the county humane soci­ety and the county humane offi­cer seized the ani­mals which were said to be in “dirty liv­ing con­di­tions.“ The action by the county came …

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