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Edith Marino, 26

Edith C. “Edie” Marino, age 26, of Hicksville, Ohio, died on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, shortly after admittance to Mercy Hospital in Defiance, Ohio. Edie was a 2007 graduate of North Central High School. She was a musician and produced much of her own music. Her music has inspired and …

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Dennis Harrington, Sr., 63

Dennis L. Harrington, Sr. 63 of Fremont, Ohio and formerly of Pioneer passed away at his home Thursday evening surrounded by his family.  He was born January 7, 1951 in Bryan, Ohio to Luther and Audrey (Rosendaul) Harrington. After graduating from North Central High School in 1969, Dennis joined the United …

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Mary Cogswell, 92

Mary E. Cogswell, 92, of Clinton Township and formerly of Montpelier passed away Thursday morning in Clinton Township, Michigan.  She was born on January 12, 1922 in Montpelier to Carl R. and Willa B. (Thomas) Murdock.  Mary graduated from Danberry Township High School in Lakeside, Ohio. Mary was a member of the …

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Chamber Hosts Business And Industry Show

The Bryan Area Cham­ber of Com­merce is hold­ing the Williams County Busi­ness and Indus­try Show Tues­day at the Bryan Mid­dle School. The event tomor­row will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, about 40 per­cent of the pos­si­ble 150 or so ven­dors will be new …

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Blood Event Planned

Plan now… An Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held this Fri­day at Defi­ance Col­lege in the Ser­rick Cam­pus Cen­ter con­fer­ence room, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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Central Local Lists Make-Up Plans

The Cen­tral Local School Board met on Fri­day to decide how to make up the remain­ing days that were missed this win­ter due to weather. With 11 school days to make up, the dis­trict has obtained three bliz­zard bags from the state. For those who may be won­der­ing what that …

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Bridge Options

A new bridge which would be built imme­di­ately next to the exist­ing bridge, or one angling across the River toward Farnsworth Road are just two of three options the Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion is con­sid­er­ing for the replace­ment of the Water­ville Bridge. The other option would be to replace the …

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Bitten Woman Now Charged

A Ful­ton County woman who was hurt in a dog-bite inci­dent last month has now been charged with crim­i­nal tres­pass­ing. 59 year old Susan Had­dad was severely on Feb. 11 by three Amer­i­can bull­dogs after she entered the house of William and Mary Stalder south of Swan­ton while they were …

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Former Corrections Officer Sentenced For Sex With Inmate

A Hol­gate man learned his fate Wednes­day in Williams County Court after being accused of sex crimes. Robert Plotts, a for­mer cor­rec­tions offi­cer at the North­west Ohio Juve­nile Deten­tion Cen­ter, was sen­tenced yes­ter­day to five years of com­mu­nity con­trol, with 180-days of house arrest. Plotts was con­victed last month of …

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Crime Stoppers Offers Reward For Fuel Leaker

The Ful­ton County Crime Stop­pers pro­gram is ask­ing for your help. Last Octo­ber, sev­eral dri­vers reported a slip­pery sub­stance at inter­sec­tions that smelled like fuel oil. Reports indi­cated a dark-colored truck pulling a tank or tank trailer in the area at the time which was spilling fuel. If you have …

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