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William Stahl, 73

William H. Stahl, 73 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday evening, October 30, 2013 at  Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.  Bill was born March 5, 1940 in Bryan, the son of the late Kenneth B. and Audra L. (Hiner) Stahl.  He was a 1958 graduate of Montpelier High School.  He was also a graduate …

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NORTHWEST RECEIVES GRANT

North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege has announced that the school has received a grant for the iSTAR ( or Inno­v­a­tive Strate­gic Train­ing that Achieves Results) IT Spe­cial­ist Cer­tifi­cate Pro­gram to run until March 31, 2016. School offi­cials say that although there have been some ques­tions in the past on the grant’s …

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IT’S UP TO THE VOTERS NOW IN BRYAN

If vot­ers in the Bryan City School Dis­trict approve the bond issue on Tuesday’s bal­lot, the exist­ing mid­dle school would be retained, but would be ren­o­vated specif­i­cally for preschool­ers through fifth graders. A new, two-story school would be built for grades six to 12 south­east of the mid­dle school, and …

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MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES TODAY IN DEFIANCE

Tes­ti­mony in the trial of Judith Hawkey is expected to con­tinue today in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court. Hawkey is charged with aggra­vated mur­der, four counts of endan­ger­ing chil­dren, and insur­ance fraud. Her trial began Mon­day. The prosecution’s first expert wit­ness tes­ti­fied Wednes­day. Dr. Bar­bara Knox, a child abuse physi­cian …

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SCHOOL LUNCH POLICY UNDER REVIEW

The meal pay­ment plan pol­icy at Ayersville Local Schools has come under the micro­scope this week fol­low­ing some parent’s Face­book posts. Daniel Starr posted online [QUOTE] “My chil­dren came home on Mon­day to tell me that they were pulled out of the lunch line and told that they would not …

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SCHOOL THREAT UPDATE

Inves­ti­ga­tors now say a list of tar­geted vic­tims was part of the attack planned at Edger­ton High School. Two teenagers were arrested and locked behind bars on Mon­day in con­nec­tion with those plans. Accord­ing to law enforce­ment offi­cials, the teens’ plans were cred­i­ble and included a tar­get list which included …

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MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES IN DEFIANCE

A dozen wit­nesses tes­ti­fied for the pros­e­cu­tion Tues­day in the aggra­vated mur­der trial of an Oak­wood woman in Defi­ance County Court. The trial of 46 year old Judith Hawkey began Tues­day. Hawkey stands accused of aggra­vated mur­der; four counts of endan­ger­ing chil­dren; and insur­ance fraud. Pros­e­cu­tors charge that she caused …

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TWO TRUCKS INVOLVED IN FATALITY

A crash early Tues­day morn­ing involv­ing two semis and result­ing in the death of one of the dri­vers is under inves­ti­ga­tion by the Ohio State High­way Patrol. Police say a 2007 Volvo semi, oper­ated by a man from Ontario, Canada was parked on the right shoul­der of the west­bound lanes …

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NAPOLEON BUSINESS PENALIZED BY OSHA

A local man­u­fac­turer of garage door hard­ware, Napoleon Spring Works, Inc., has been hit with $147,600 in pro­posed penal­ties by OSHA for 16 safety vio­la­tions, includ­ing expos­ing work­ers to ampu­ta­tion haz­ards at its Arch­bold plant. One vio­la­tion was for fail­ing to guard two of the company’s mechan­i­cal power presses. It …

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Gerry Mulligan, 86

Geraldine M. “Gerry” Mulligan, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:58 P.M. on Monday, October 28, 2013, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, where she was a resident. Gerry was a graduate of St. Louis Beason grade school in New Haven, Indiana, and Central Catholic High School in Fort …

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