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Henry County Commissioners Learn Of Court House Sensors

In a recent update from Palmer Energy, the Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers were told that the first two floors in the Henry County Cour­t­house have been fit­ted with sen­sors to help con­trol heat­ing and air con­di­tion­ing, as part of an energy upgrade. The con­trols also help the main­te­nance depart­ment more eas­ily …

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Donnabelle Coy, 94

Donnabelle Coy, age 94, of Stryker, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Donnabelle was born in Bryan, Ohio on March 4, 1920, the daughter of Floyd and Ethel (Deck) Impton. On May 2, 1938 she married Harlan Coy, and he preceded her …

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Cecelia Rittenhouse, 71

Cecelia E. Rittenhouse, 71 years, of Bryan, passed away suddenly, Monday, March 24, 2014 in the emergency room at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.  Cecelia was born May 7, 1942 in Newark, Ohio, the daughter of the late Victor and Effie E. (Lewis) Cahill.  She was a 1959 graduate of Bryan …

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Edgerton Budget Adopted

Edger­ton Coun­cil met Tues­day and adopted an appro­pri­a­tions bud­get for this year, which includes vil­lage expen­di­tures of $5,878,717. The largest appro­pri­a­tions were $892,129 to the gen­eral fund; $226,515 for street main­te­nance; $293,150 for fire expenses; $325,655 to the water fund; and $2,873,246 to the elec­tric fund. The Bryan Times reports …

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Williams EMS Getting New Ambulance

A new ambu­lance is on the way to the Williams County Emer­gency Med­ical Ser­vice. Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers on Mon­day voted to approve spend­ing $155,612 for a 2014 Chevrolet/GMC G4500 diesel ambu­lance. The order for the new ambu­lance is being placed, and the expected deliv­ery date is on or around August …

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Bryan House Fire Investigated

Flames dam­aged a Bryan home on Sun­day to the tune of about $80,000. The call came in just after 5 Sun­day after­noon when some­one pass­ing by the house on County Road 15 noticed smoke com­ing from the attic. Fire­fight­ers report that strong winds on Sun­day made the fire dif­fi­cult to …

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9–1-1 Repairs Made

After being dis­abled by a cut tele­phone cable, the Put­nam County 911 sys­tem is now once again, fully oper­a­tional. It was on Mon­day that we told you that the Put­nam County Sheriff’s Office said that some peo­ple were not able to call 911 due to a tele­phone line being cut. …

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This Guy Lost His Marbles

Some­body really did lose their mar­bles on Mon­day… The Cres­cent News reports that thou­sands of fiber­glass mar­bles spilled onto the road­way Mon­day morn­ing just after 10:30 in Defi­ance on Ottawa Avenue near Colum­bus Avenue. A con­tainer of mar­bles fell off the flatbed of a Thomas Keller Truck­ing semi dri­ven by …

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Sauder Gets Huge Contract

Sauder Wood­work­ing Co. of Arch­bold, which has been mak­ing prod­ucts for Ikea’s Amer­i­can sub­sidiary since 2007, has been awarded a new five-year con­tract by Ikea, the Swedish home fur­nish­ings retailer, that could cre­ate between 150 to 250 new jobs at the Ful­ton County plant. Sauder Wood­work­ing will sup­ply Ikea with …

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Wire Thieves Caught Red Handed

Two north­west Indi­ana men were arrested Mon­day night after state troop­ers found rolls of cop­per wire and wire cut­ters in the truck they were dri­ving in the area of Inter­state 69 and Indi­ana 8 near Auburn. The offi­cers found 10 rolls of insu­lated cop­per wire in the bed of the …

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