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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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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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STUDENT FEES TO BE COLLECTED DIFFERENTLY

Uncol­lected stu­dent fees in one area dis­trict reached $45,000, so school offi­cials have come up with what they hope is a way to get the money rolling in. Offi­cials at Patrick Henry Local Schools have decided not to just wait until the stu­dent grad­u­ates and with­hold their diploma. Instead, they …

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ARRAIGNMENT SET FOR TUESDAY IN DEATH OF TWO TEENS

An arraign­ment is sched­uled Tues­day for a 17-year-old Ottawa boy charged in the deaths of two teenage broth­ers. The aggra­vated mur­der charges announced Fri­day against Michael Fay came just over a week after he and the teens were named in an Amber Alert on May 9th after the brother’ mother …

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POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR A KILLER

Police are on the look­out for the killers of James “Jimmy” Safadi in his Water­ville home early Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Inves­ti­ga­tors say three men dressed all in black, entered the home and held Safadi and his girl­friend at gun­point. Although it’s uncer­tain at this time, police think Safadi might have been …

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OHIO MAN DROWNS IN NORTH CAROLINA

North Car­olina author­i­ties say they’ve recov­ered the body of an Ohio man who dis­ap­peared while swim­ming off the coast in that state. Holden Beach Police reporte that the body of 21-year-old Kwesi Sam­ple of Colum­bus was found early Sun­day about a half mile from where he was last seen. He …

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CRIMINAL CHECKS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS PLANNED

Ohio offi­cials plan to bol­ster crim­i­nal back­ground checks for those home health-care work­ers who pro­vide direct care to the dis­abled and elderly. The state has received a $2.1 mil­lion fed­eral grant to pro­vide increased reviews for more than 100,000 work­ers who serve patients in Med­ic­aid– and Medicare-funded set­tings. Ohio also …

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ORCHARD HILLS CLOSE TO RE-OPENING UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP. — THIS TIME IT WILL LIKELY BE PUBLIC

Orchard Hills could be open within the month. And it’s look­ing as though the course will be open to every­one, as a pub­lic course. Richard Ander­son of Mont­pe­lier con­firmed Thurs­day that he is the one who pur­chased the prop­erty in last month’s sealed auc­tion for a lit­tle over one mil­lion …

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