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PAULDING ROAD PROJECTS ON SCHEDULE

Just like most other coun­ties and munic­i­pal­i­ties in the area, Pauld­ing County road crews are just wait­ing for the weather to break so they can put away snow plows and get out the con­struc­tion equip­ment. Bridge projects will be a big pri­or­ity this year. They include the County Road 87 …

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LIVE HEALTHY INITIATIVE OFFERED

Live Healthy Live Well is a free, six week, online email chal­lenge designed to help par­tic­i­pants improve their health by encour­ag­ing reg­u­lar exer­cise, nutri­tion and well­ness tips. Par­tic­i­pants will receive weekly e-communications from Ohio State Uni­ver­sity Exten­sion with tips and recipes to help them get fit. Each week par­tic­i­pants will …

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Martha Juillard, 90

Martha Marie Juillard, age 90, of Stryker, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center. Prior to her retirement, Martha had worked as a bank teller for 10 years at the Farmers State Bank in Stryker and then 31 years at the National City Bank in …

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John Lundy, 91

John Orrin Lundy, age 91, of Port Hueneme, California, and Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on March 24, 2013, following a short illness. John was born in Bowling Green, Ohio, on July 5, 1921, the son of Orrin and Julia (Johnson) Lundy. He was married to Betty McClellan on May 12, …

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Dave Geren, Sr., 76

David A. “Dave” Geren, Sr., age 76, of Bryan, Ohio, died peacefully and went to be with his Lord and Savior at 4:30 P.M. on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at his residence, with his family at his side, following a battle with cancer and heart disease. David A. Geren was …

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Rita Benedict, 58

Rita M. Benedict, 58 years, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Rita was born February 5, 1955 in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of the late Ray and Louise (Culhane) Willefsky. Rita attended St. Margaret Grammar …

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SCHOOL BOARD TOURS SCHOOL

Before The Cen­tral Local Board of Edu­ca­tion met Mon­day after­noon, board mem­bers toured the school facil­i­ties. Part of the high school tour included look­ing at build­ing entrancees, safety pro­ce­dures and items that need to be fixed on the build­ing. They also met with the high school stu­dent coun­cil and had …

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OHIO CHILD SUPPORT DELINQUENCIES RISE

A new report says that in Ohio, nearly eight in 10 par­ents who pay child sup­port owe a past-due bal­ance, and col­lec­tions have dropped by nearly $127 mil­lion since the 2008 fed­eral fis­cal year. North­west Ohio’s child sup­port enforce­ment agen­cies how­ever, say they can report col­lec­tion rates bet­ter than the …

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ROAD WORK SET FOR HENRY

Henry County is mak­ing a big invest­ment in it’s roads. The County plans to spend over one and a half mil­lion dol­lars in road­way and cul­vert improve­ments this year. Henry County Offi­cials expect approx­i­mately 4.8 miles of road­way to be resur­faced dur­ing four paving projects sched­uled this year. Henry County …

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DEFIANCE COUNCIL TO MEET TONIGHT

Defi­ance City Coun­cil meets this evening to con­sider three ordi­nances. The reg­u­lar meet­ing begins tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the city ser­vice build­ing at 631 Perry St. Ordi­nances autho­riz­ing appli­ca­tion for com­mu­nity hous­ing improve­ment pro­gram funds, a con­tract for a John­son street sweeper and appli­ca­tion for alter­na­tive trans­porta­tion pro­gram funds …

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