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Donald Hovis, 78

Donald P. Hovis, Jr., age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 9:30 P.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the University of Michigan Cancer Center after a very short illness. He had worked at T.W.A. Westinghouse and retired from Allied Signal as a maintenance engineer with over 35 years of …

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Luella Burris, 95

Luella M. Burris, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 11:50 A.M. on Monday, October 28, 2013, in her home after a brief illness. She retired from Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan as an environmental technician after 16 years of service. She was a member of the Sherwood …

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Vivian Harvey, 86

Vivian E. Harvey, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 11:15 A.M. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Genesis Healthcare in Bryan where she was a resident. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, the Sweet Adeline’s choral group. Vivian was an avid bowler and golfer. She was …

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SCHOOL SCARE

Edger­ton Police report that two teenagers were arrested Mon­day evening in con­nec­tion with an alleged plot to attack their school. The two were taken into cus­tody and locked up at the North­west Ohio Juve­nile Deten­tion, Train­ing & Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter in Stryker. Police say the inves­ti­ga­tion began over the week­end fol­low­ing …

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REPORT SAYS HIGHER SPEED LIMITS DON’T CONTRIBUTE TO SPEEDING TICKETS

Ohio High­way Patrol troop­ers haven’t been writ­ing as many tick­ets as they did when the speed limit was 65 mph across the state. The patrol wrote about 19,000 speed­ing tick­ets in July, August, and Sep­tem­ber on the 12 sec­tions of rural inter­state where the speed limit was increased on July …

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DEFIANCE MURDER TRIAL UNDERWAY

Wit­ness tes­ti­mony in the aggra­vated mur­der trial of an Oak­wood woman is set to begin this morn­ing in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court after jury selec­tion and open­ing state­ments were com­pleted Mon­day after­noon. The jury was seated just before 4 p.m. yes­ter­day in the trial of 46 year old Judith …

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FORUM HELD TO DISCUSS HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A forum held on Sat­ur­day at Defi­ance Col­lege said thta Rural north­west Ohio is becom­ing the fastest grow­ing area for human traf­fick­ing in the state. Appar­ently, so much empha­sis to com­bat traf­fick­ing was put on large areas like Toledo that traf­fick­ers are mov­ing to north­west Ohio where they hope they …

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Marjorie Melton, 89

Marjorie K. Melton, 89 years, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan.  Marjorie was born November 27, 1923 in Defiance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Howard and Ethel (Smith) Lang.  She was a 1941 graduate of Defiance High School.  She married John L. Melton on October …

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Marian Klingler, 87

Marian J. Wasnich Klingler, 87 years, formerly of West Unity, passed away Saturday evening, October 26, 2013 at Hillside Country Living, where she had been a resident.  Marian was born August 11, 1926 in Montpelier, the daughter of the late Harold J. and Lola Faye (Martin) Eberly.  She was a 1944 graduate …

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William Callaway, Sr., 81

William A. Callaway, Sr., age 81, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 3:55 P.M. on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Callaway was a well-known brick mason in the Tri-state area, working with Local #2 of the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Union. He …

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