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Darrow Submits Resignation

Lin­coln Ele­men­tary Prin­ci­pal, Tammy Dar­row, has sub­mit­ted her res­ig­na­tion. Dar­row has been on admin­is­tra­tive leave since August. In her let­ter of res­ig­na­tion, which was dated Octo­ber 9th, Dar­row cites what she refers to as “per­sonal rea­sons” for her deci­sion to quit. Accord­ing to the agenda for Monday’s Bryan City School …

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Agreement Not Appearing Close In Edon Teachers Dispute

A strike may be loom­ing in Edon, after nego­ti­a­tions broke down between the the Edon North­west Teach­ers Asso­ci­a­tion and the school board in their con­tract talks. If no agree­ment is reached in the nego­ti­a­tions sched­uled over the next ten days, the Edon North­west Teach­ers Asso­ci­a­tion has said it will “move …

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Fire In Edgerton!

A fire Wednes­day morn­ing in Edger­ton that dam­aged a home on Ohio 49 could have been much worse. It was a passerby who saw flames, and stopped to honk his car horn to wake up the peo­ple inside. Accord­ing to the Edger­ton Fire Depart­ment, crews responded at 5:23 a.m., to …

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Michigan Woman Stopped After Pursuit Ending In Steuben County

A woman from Bat­tle Creek, Michi­gan has been arrested fol­low­ing a police pur­suit which started in Michi­gan and ended in Steuben County. 24-year-old Martha-Rhea Ash­ley Lusk is now charged with a Level 6 felony of Resist­ing Law Enforce­ment, plus a Class A mis­de­meanor for theft after she was stopped by …

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Parkview Terminates Agreement With UnitedHealthCare

If you have your insur­ance through Unit­ed­Health­care, and receive care through the Parkview health sys­tem net­work, lis­ten up. You may have to change your doc­tor, your insur­ance, or pay out-of-network rates after April 15, 2015. Parkview Health has announced that it is ter­mi­nat­ing its con­tract with Unit­ed­Health­care. Parkview oper­ates the …

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Neil Holthues, 88

Neil Lambert Holthues, age 88, of Montpelier, Ohio, died on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, in his home. Neil grew up on a farm in Montana. He was raised farming there and later moved to Ohio. He entered the Marine Corps, fighting in World War II from 1944-1946, and returned to …

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Busy Early Voting

Early vot­ing in Ohio is only less than a week in, yet many local boards of elec­tions are report­ing voter turnout to be on pace with pre­vi­ous elec­tion years. EArly vot­ing began last Tuesday,a nd the polls will remain open over the next three weeks. The last day of in-person …

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School News From Edgerton

The Edger­ton Board of Edu­ca­tion met Mon­day evening, and sev­eral cap­i­tal improve­ment expen­di­tures were reviewed. If acted on, they will be funded by the antic­i­pated refund from the Ohio Facil­i­ties Com­mis­sion,. The refund is from the new school con­struc­tion com­ing in under bud­get. On the agenda is an upgrade at …

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“Health Levy” To Appear On Ballot

The Williams County Heath Depart­ment is seek­ing renewal of a five-year, 1-mill levy in the upcom­ing Novem­ber elec­tion. If passed, the levy will cost the owner of a $100,000 house $100 a year, with col­lec­tion begin­ning in Jan­u­ary 2016. The levy actu­ally, is not a new tax. It’s sim­ply a …

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Barbara Bishop, 91

Barbara A. Bishop, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 2:45 P.M. on Friday, October 10, 2014, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center under the care of Community Health Professionals Hospice Care. She was a graduate of St. Charles High School in Coldwater, Michigan, and attended the Commercial Art Institute in …

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