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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

A man from Pio­neer is in some trou­ble after being picked up by Bryan Police. 23 year old Stet­son Ferry of Clear­fork Avenue in Pio­neer was arrested by Bryan PD on Sun­day. Ini­tially, Ferry was arrested on charges relat­ing to bur­glary. While being processed, Ferry was dis­cov­ered to also have …

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MISS NORTHWESTERN OHIO PAGEANT SET

Thir­teen young women will bat­tle for the title of Miss North­west­ern Ohio in the pageant schol­ar­ship, sched­uled for Sat­ur­day at the Defi­ance Com­mu­nity Audi­to­rium. Included in the pageant are three con­tes­tants from our local area: Nicole Baringer of Defi­ance, Dominique Ton­neas of Hicksville and Miranda Miller, of Napoleon. The schol­ar­ship …

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MASTER GARDENER COURSE OFFERED

The Ohio State Uni­ver­sity Exten­sion office in Defi­ance County, in con­junc­tion with Pauld­ing County, will be offer­ing Mas­ter Gar­dener Train­ing classes from Feb. 27– April 24. The classes will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each Thurs­day, for nine weeks. Any­one inter­ested in receiv­ing an appli­ca­tion packet should con­tact the Defi­ance …

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SECOND SENTENCING IN CAR THEFTS AND DRUG CASE

The sec­ond of two Indi­ana men con­victed in a string of car thefts and drug man­u­fac­ture in Williams County was sen­tenced last week in Williams County Com­mon Pleas Court. The Bryan Times reports that 24 year old Tim­o­thy L. Dull of Hamil­ton, Ind., was sen­tenced to a total of nine …

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DEFIANCE VOTERS FACING SEVERAL ISSUES

Sev­eral new issues will be on the bal­lot for vot­ers in Defi­ance County on Tues­day. One is a 0.3 per­cent per­ma­nent income tax increase request for police and fire ser­vices. If approved, the tax increase would gen­er­ate approx­i­mately $1.4 mil­lion annu­ally, and could only be used for police and fire …

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Mercedes Jimenez, 92

Mercedes Jimenez, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare – Bryan Center, where she was a resident.  Mercedes was born October 22, 1921 in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Hjinio and Margarita (Enriques) Gutierrez.  She married Antonio “Tony” Jimenez on January 8, 1940 in …

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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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