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GOOD FOLKS IN BRYAN

Dr. Rick and Char­lene Hess were hon­ored Wednes­day evening when they were named the Bryan Area Foundation’s Good Cit­i­zens of 2013. Rick and Char­lene have been Bryan res­i­dents since 1972 accord­ing to the Bryan Times, when they moved to Bryan with their chil­dren when Rick accepted a posi­tion as pedi­a­tri­cian …

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POLICE TARGET METH

The Pauld­ing County Sheriff’s Office is report­ing a lot of meth lab activ­ity lately. The sheriff’s office had three busts in three weeks. Last year the office cleaned up about a dozen meth labs as well as some meth trash in the county. Meth trash refers to the empty bot­tles …

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29 INJURED IN BUS/CAR CRASH ON INTERSTATE

The Ohio High­way Patrol now says that 29 peo­ple were injured in a crash between a com­mer­cial bus and a car Tues­day on Inter­state 75 in north­west Ohio. The crash hap­pened at about 10:30 Tues­day night when a 2001 Blue­bird bus ran into the back of a 1995 Toy­ota Camry …

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Charles Walls, 85

Charles E. Walls, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, where he had been a patient.  Chuck was born July 24, 1927 in Effingham, Illinois, to the late Sanford and Bernice (Becker) Walls.  He served in the National Guard for four years.  He …

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SAUDER GOES BLUE STAR

Sauder Vil­lage announced on Tues­day, the launch of Blue Star Muse­ums, a col­lab­o­ra­tion among the National Endow­ment for the Arts, Blue Star Fam­i­lies, the Depart­ment of Defense, and more than 2,000 muse­ums across Amer­ica to offer free admis­sion to all active duty mil­i­tary per­son­nel and their fam­i­lies from Memo­r­ial Day …

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AREA UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ON THE DECREASE

Fig­ures released by the Ohio Depart­ment of Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices on Tues­day show that Williams County’s unem­ploy­ment rate decreased from 7.4 per­cent in March to 6.6 per­cent in April. Williams County Unem­ploy­ment which pre­vi­ously was listed as the high­est in the state just a few years ago, is now …

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BRYAN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS MEETS

On Tues­day the Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs passed a res­o­lu­tion to accept a con­tract with Michi­gan Under­ground LLC for the 2013 Nor­lick Place elec­tric pri­mary and sec­ondary replace­ment project for $54,898. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, it’s the sec­ond time the project has been sub­mit­ted for bids. The first …

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NOT GUILTY PLEA ENTERED IN DOUBLE HOMICIDE CASE

A teenager charged in the deaths of two Ottawa broth­ers appeared in court Tues­day after­noon and plead not guilty. 17 year old Michael Fay was in Put­nam County Juve­nile Court for an ini­tial hear­ing on two counts of aggra­vated mur­der. Fay is alleged to have caused the deaths of broth­ers …

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TEEN INJURED IN CRASH

A Florida teen was seri­ously injured in a one-vehicle crash Mon­day after­noon. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says the crash hap­pened on Henry County Road K in Fla­trock Town­ship, when a vehi­cle dri­ven by 17 year old Han­nah Ruskey ran off the road and hit a mail­box, then crossed the …

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JAILTIME FOR MAN WHO HURT CHILD

A man was sen­tenced Mon­day on two child endan­ger­ing charges in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court after a 6-week-old infant he was car­ing for suf­fered frac­tures to her arm, leg and ribs. A judge sen­tenced 21 year old Patrick Goudy of Defi­ance to 36 months in jail on each count, …

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