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BMU ELECTRIC DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES NAMED

The Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs has named BMU Elec­tric Super­in­ten­dent Brian Car­lin as the new Direc­tor of Util­i­ties. Car­lin replaces Steve Case­bere, who recently announced his retire­ment. Car­lin takes the job with more than 23 years of expe­ri­ence in the util­ity indus­try. He started in the cable indus­try and …

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FATAL CRASH VICTIM NAMED

The name of the vic­tim of a fatal crash last week has been released. The State High­way Patrol said Sun­day that 27 year old Cody Dou­glass of Pio­neer died in a crash Wednes­day on U.S. 20 just east of the Indi­ana state line. Dou­glass was pro­nounced dead at the scene, …

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TWO HURT IN DEFIANCE CRASH

The Ohio State High­way Patrol at Defi­ance reports a two-vehicle injury crash Sun­day morn­ing on U.S. 127 just north of West Unity. Police say a car dri­ven by 78 year old Mary Ran­dall of Fayette col­lided with another vehi­cle dri­ven by 76 year old Myr­tle Vanars­dalen of West Unity. Ran­dall …

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GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $170,000

A total of $170,000 was raised by The 8th annual ProMed­ica Defi­ance Regional Hos­pi­tal Pro-Am golf tour­na­ment Fri­day at the Eagle Rock Golf Club in Defi­ance. $55,000 of that money was raised on Thurs­day evening at the Pro-Am din­ner and auc­tion. All the money raised will go to Kaitlyn’s Cot­tage …

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IMMUNIZATIONS IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Health Depart­ment will give immu­niza­tions at the Hicksville Com­mu­nity Center,Main Street in Hicksville, on Tues­day from 10 a.m.-noon. and from 1:30–5 p.m. For more infor­ma­tion, call the health depart­ment at 419–784-3818 or go to its web­site at www.defiancecohealth.org.

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CLASSES GO TO THE DOGS

The Bryan Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment plans to offer a basic dog obe­di­ence class for dogs 5 months and older. The class will be lim­ited to eight peo­ple along with their dogs and will be held on four con­sec­u­tive Sat­ur­days, begin­ning on Sat­ur­day, July 13. Instruc­tor Amy Sny­der will hold …

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Jane Gibbs, 82

Jane K. Gibbs, 82 years, formerly of Sherwood, passed away at 11:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville, where she had been a resident.  Jane was born February 10, 1931 in Ortonville, Minnesota, the daughter of the late Fred and Emma (Schelbert) Isler.  She married Raymond W. Gibbs …

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Cody Douglass, 27

Cody Lee Douglass, 27 of Pioneer died Wednesday night from a car accident on highway 20. He was born February 19, 1986 in Toledo, Ohio to Robert A. Douglass and Onnaliesa M. (Clark) Douglass. He worked as a fabricator. Cody was a simple man who loved his family and spending …

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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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