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Major Job Hit In OH

The last compact car rolled off the line at the General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown. GM is eliminating all 1,700 hourly positions, perhaps for good, at the factory near Youngstown, the first of five North American auto plants that it intends to shut down by early next year. The …

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Fox To Chair Election Board

Mark Fox is named the chairperson of the Williams County Board of Elections for the next two years. Fox takes over for former chairperson Jeff Erb, who remains on the board.

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DKC Crash

A woman suffers minor injuries after an accident in DeKalb County on State Road 8 and County Road 55. Trisha Parker told police she fell asleep at the wheel. Officials tell reporters her vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a raised driveway. The car is badly damaged. The …

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House Destroyed After Blaze In Leo

A Leo home is a total loss after a garage fire spreads throughout the house on Lakeview Drive, near the Cedarville Reservoir. No one was there. Firefighters did rescue one dog which was taken to an emergency vet hospital…a second dog has not been found. One firefighter was transported to …

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Home Burns In Spencerville

Crews battle a fire in Harlan on Spencerville Road. Flames were coming out of the side of the home when they arrived. Woodburn Fire and New Haven Adams Township Fire Departments were also on the scene. Officials say the fire was under control within a half an hour. No one …

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Dale A. Mathys, 80

Dale A. Mathys, age 80, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with illnesses related to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam. Mr. Mathys was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, entering the service as …

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Mary M. Brown, 95

Mary M. Brown, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 8:15 A.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center. Mary Margaret graduated from the West Unity High School where she was honored as Valedictorian of the Class of 1941. Following graduation, she served as school secretary and …

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Home Burns In Bryan

A Bavarian Lane home in Bryan is destroyed in a fire. Four people in the residence got out okay. One car was destroyed. Witnesses say during the firefighting operation, explosions came from the burning structure. Fire officials add there were some tanks and cylinders in the garage…those touched off. Several …

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A New Road For An Old Friend

A new road, named for a much respected mayor. Johnson Drive, named in honor of longtime Mayor, Doug Johnson, will connect Bement Street to Brunicardi Way at the industrial park in Bryan. The announcement was made during the State of the City presentation at the city council meeting. Johnson was …

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Infrastructure Work On The Way

Bryan city officials approve a bid for a water main replacement project on Townline Road. The contract was awarded to Underground Utilities Inc., of Monroeville. Bryan Municipal Utilities officials says Underground Utilities’ bid was the best and lowest among the seven that were received.

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