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WILLIAMS COUNTY GRAND JURY HANDS DOWN INDICTMENTS

A whole lot of indict­ments were handed down Wednes­day in Williams County. They include: 24 year old Tim­o­thy L. Dull of Hamil­ton, Indi­ana; 22 year old Christo­pher D. Ervin of But­ler, Indi­ana; 27 year old Ash­ley N. Grond of Defi­ance; 27 year old James R. Mor­gan of Hol­i­day City, Ohio; …

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Joseph Nardone, 67

Joseph Edward Nardone, 67 years, of Ney, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 in the emergency room at Defiance Regional Hospital, Defiance.  Joseph was born July 12, 1946 in Winchester, Massachusetts, the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Crosby) Nardone.  Joseph was employed by General Motors Foundry in Defiance for over …

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Margaret Goldsmith, 73

Margaret A. Goldsmith, age 73, of Wauseon went to be with her Lord July 16, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Goldsmith was born on February 7, 1940 in Wauseon the daughter of the late Walter and the late Hilda (Precht) Demaline. On June 16, 1958 she married Clarence “Slim” …

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George Donahue, 64

George H. Donahue, age 64, of Delta passed away late Sunday July 14, 2013 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Mr. Donahue was born in Boston, MA on August 14, 1948 the son of the late George and the late Evelyn (McArthur) Donahue. He is survived by his …

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BRYAN GETTING NEW LIGHT POLES

Some enlight­en­ing news for Bryan… On Tues­day, the Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs approved the pur­chase of new, mod­ern styled, alu­minum street­light poles at a cost of $748 each. The new poles will replace the old, out­dated poles on South Main Street. The Bryan Times reports 27 poles will be …

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BEAN DAYS START THURSDAY!

A 4-H chicken bar­beque will offi­cially mark the start of Bean Days in Mont­pe­lier Thurs­day evening in the Vet­er­ans Memo­r­ial Build­ing on the fair­grounds. The annual event will include a garage sale on Fri­day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. , model train exhibits, food such as hot apple dumplings, ice cream, …

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NEW PIONEER DEFIBS

Pio­neer Vil­lage Coun­cil on Tues­day evening, voted to raise the level of ser­vice pro­vided by area emer­gency respon­ders. The Bryan Times reports that coun­cil approved the pur­chase of two new defib­ril­la­tors for the fire depart­ment. The cur­rent defib­ril­la­tors, accord­ing to fire depart­ment offi­cials, are eight years old, out­dated and not …

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NEW LIGHT BULBS PROPOSED IN DEFIANCE

Some new light will soon be shed on The Defi­ance County Air­port. The air­port will soon be get­ting some new lights. The only ques­tion is whether tra­di­tional incan­des­cent bulbs or more mod­ern and cur­rent tech­nol­ogy will be cho­sen in the form of high-tech LED light­ing. The Bryan Times reports that …

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LIBERTY CENTER LEVY IN LIMBO

On Mon­day, the Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion tabled the sec­ond of two required res­o­lu­tions to place a com­bined 8-mill, 37-year bond issue/0.5-mill per­ma­nent improve­ment levy on the Nov. 5 bal­lot for a new pre-K through grade 12 school. The move now makes it unlikely that the issue will …

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BRYAN SCHOOL BOARD ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON BOND ISSUE

The Bryan School Board on Mon­day adopted a res­o­lu­tion to pro­ceed with the 7.45-mill, 28-year con­struc­tion bond issue, match­ing local funds to con­sol­i­date the district’s stu­dents at the cur­rent Bryan Mid­dle School site. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in The Bryan Times, the plan will include build­ing a new high school …

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