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Mary Catherene Reinhart, 98

Mary Catherene Reinhart, age 98, died at 11:35 A.M. on Monday, May 20, 2013, in her home surrounded by family. Service arrangements are pending with Krill Funeral Service, Edgerton.

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Jane Bell, 83

Jane Hurst Bell, age 83, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:21 A.M shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Service arrangements are pending with Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan.

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DEER BECOMING A PROBLEM IN BRYAN

Around 20 Bryan res­i­dents attended Monday’s Bryan City Coun­cil meet­ing to dis­cuss the prob­lem of deer on the west side of town. An offi­cer with the Ohio Depart­ment of Nat­ural Resources said aer­ial ther­mal imag­ing has shown Pulaski and Cen­ter town­ships con­tain between 40 and 50 deer per square mile …

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NEW PRINCIPAL AT MILLCREEK-WEST UNITY

A new high school prin­ci­pal was approved Mon­day by the Millcreek-West Unity Board of Edu­ca­tion. The Bryan Times reports that 1992 Hill­top grad­u­ate Steven Riley was unan­i­mously approved for the posi­tion by the school board. His con­tract is for three years, 220 days per year at a start­ing salary of …

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MORE RESIGN AT BRYAN SCHOOLS

More peo­ple are leav­ing their jobs at Bryan Schools. On Mon­day, The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion accepted the retire­ment of four more staff mem­bers. Retire­ment res­ig­na­tions were accepted from Rita Detwiler as grade three inter­ven­tion teacher after 35 years with the dis­trict, and Lana New­comer as school nurse after …

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EDGERTON TRASH CHANGES

Meet­ing in reg­u­lar ses­sion Mon­day evening, Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil dis­cussed con­cerns res­i­dents had about the pro­posed change in trash ser­vice. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, the village’s cur­rent con­tracts for trash and recy­cling pick-up, along with the two large trash pick-ups, cost the vil­lage approx­i­mately $30,000 a year. Because of …

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HERE COME THE EGGS

Con­struc­tion should get under­way soon on the new Hil­lan­dale Farms egg farm near Hicksville now that The Ohio Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture has issued the final per­mits to oper­ate the facil­ity as of last Fri­day. The oper­a­tion will be the first new poul­try farm in Ohio to be con­structed under the …

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Robert Treace, 66

Robert C. Treace, Jr., 66, of Montpelier died Sunday morning at his home.  He was born on September 4, 1946 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Robert C. and Cecle O. (Workman) Treace, Sr.  He married Marilyn K. Minton on March 31, 1966 in Fort Wayne, Indiana; she preceded him in death on …

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Martha Lusk, 86

Martha Marie (Hollstein) Lusk, age 86, of Montpelier and formerly of Northwood, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, May 17, 2013. Martha was born on January 11, 1927, in Kunkle, Ohio, the daughter of Guy and Luella (Lambright) Hollstein. She married Richard Lusk and he preceded her in death in 1983. …

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OLD SCHOOL TO BE DEMOLISHED

One of the most his­toric land­marks in Adams Town­ship in Defi­ance County will soon be noth­ing more than a mem­ory. Repair and main­te­nance just got to be too much for St. Michael’s Catholic School, which first opened back in 1921. The build­ing closed as a Catholic school in 1978 but …

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