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SHERWOOD WATER BAN LIFTED

If you live in Sher­wood and were recently affected by that water boil advi­sory, here’s some good news. The water boil advi­sory in Sher­wood has been lifted. Offi­cials say the boil advi­sory was lifted effec­tive at 2:15 p.m. on Thurs­day. That means that the water in Sher­wood is now ok …

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CONSENT JUDGMENT REACHED IN RURALOGIC CASE

A con­sent judg­ment has been approved in Henry County Com­mon Pleas Court involv­ing Ruralogic Inc. Henry County com­mis­sion­ers have been granted a judg­ment of $182,528 plus approx­i­mately $2,715 in inter­est to be paid by the Bryan-based Ruralogic. Ruralogic offi­cials agreed to make $5,000 monthly pay­ments on the judg­ment, which became …

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Betty Martindale, 76

Elizabeth “Betty” M. Martindale, age 76, of Defiance, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at the Laurels of Defiance, where she had been a resident. Betty was a homemaker. Born August 20, 1937, in Jackson, Michigan, she was the daughter of Hazel (Wheeler) and Harold Chambers. She married AJ Martindale …

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Doris Meyer, 91

Doris E. “Buzzy” Meyer, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had been a Registered Nurse for 25 years at the former Detwiler Hospital in Wauseon. She then worked as a Nurse Interpreter at Sauder Historic Village …

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HEAD START USES EMPTY CHAIRS TO ILLUSTRATE CUT-BACKS

The National Head Start Asso­ci­a­tion is encour­ag­ing Head Start pro­grams across the entire coun­try to dis­play empty chairs to rep­re­sent the num­ber of slots cut due to the fed­eral bud­get sequester. The Bryan Times reports that Pulaski Head Start, serv­ing Defi­ance, Ful­ton, Henry, Pauld­ing and Williams coun­ties, had 34 empty …

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WILLIAMS BOARD OF HEALTH MEETS

The Williams County Board of Health met on Tues­day. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, the board is con­sid­er­ing the pur­chase of a new com­puter sys­tem. Two bids were con­sid­ered, how­ever the dis­cus­sion was tabled until board mem­bers can get more infor­ma­tion. Board mem­bers were also brought up to date about …

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SHERWOOD ISSUES BOIL ADVISORY

Water cus­tomers in Sher­wood lis­ten up. A boil advi­sory is now in effect for all Sher­wood Vil­lage Water Depart­ment cus­tomers until fur­ther notice. The advi­sory comes fol­low­ing a bro­ken water main which occurred early Wednes­day morn­ing. Keep lis­ten­ing… We’ll let you know when that advi­sory is lifted.

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COUNCIL MEETS IN DEFIANCE

Defi­ance City Coun­cil met on Tues­day night, and the forced annex­a­tion pro­gram, along with truck traf­fic on Power Dam Road took up much of the meet­ing. Other items were dis­cussed how­ever. Coun­cil received a pre­sen­ta­tion on a com­mu­nity health improve­ment plan and an update from a per­son pro­mot­ing the city’s …

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RED CROSS SCHEDULES BLOOD DRIVE FOR NAPOLEON

The Amer­i­can Red Cross of Henry County will hold a blood drive on Sep­tem­ber 5th, from 1–6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Napoleon Town­ship. Walk-ins are wel­come. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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Brenda Rupert, 73

Brenda K. Rupert, age 73, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early Tuesday morning, August 20, 2013 at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier. Brenda was a Dietary Clerk at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center for over 20 years and had previously worked as an Assignment Clerk at General Telephone. She was a …

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