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Cemetery Clean-ups

It may still feel like win­ter, but spring clean-ups are being sched­uled around the area. The Brady Town­ship Trustees say that all old dec­o­ra­tions must be removed by April first from the ceme­ter­ies oper­ated by the town­ship for spring cleanup. Ceme­ter­ies include Flo­ral Grove, Quaker, Beatty and Rings. Any mate­ri­als …

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Emergency Calls Affected

A tele­phone line in the area has been cut and it is affect­ing emer­gency calls in some parts of our lis­ten­ing area. The Put­nam County Sheriff’s Office tells us that some peo­ple are not able to make 911 calls due to the cut line. Put­nam County 911 says most of …

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Angola Woman Honored

A woman from Angola was hon­ored by Pres­i­dent Obama. The White House rec­og­nized Car­rie Vollmer-Sanders as a “Cham­pion of Change” for her work as the Project Direc­tor for the West­ern Lake Erie Project, where she works with farm­ers and agri­cul­ture advi­sors on nutri­ent man­age­ment. Car­rie told reporters that she never …

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Blood Drives Set

aPlan now… An Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held in Wauseon tomor­row, from noon-6 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church on North Ful­ton Street. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS. And, if you miss tomorrow’s event, another Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held this Fri­day …

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Mildred Bell Shannon, 97

Mildred Bell Shannon, 97 years, of West Unity, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at The Inns & Villas at Fountain Park, where she was a resident.  Mildred was born February 27, 1917 in Bryan, the daughter of the late Frank and Jennie (Gorrell) Crepps.  She married Robert G. Shannon on March …

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Jean Underwood, 67

Jean L. Underwood, 67 of Bryan, passed away Friday morning at Genesis Health Care Center in Bryan.  She was born February 3, 1947 in Bryan, Ohio to Charley E. and Joan R. (Wilcox) Jones. On July 2, 1990, she married Harold E. Underwood, Sr. and he survives. Jean was a homemaker …

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Fonda Williamson Grisier, 41

Fonda S. Williamson Grisier, 41 years, of Stryker, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Fonda was born February 1, 1973 in Toledo, the daughter of Dwight and Pamela (Pietrykowski) Williamson.  She was a 1992 graduate of Bryan High School.  Fonda …

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Edith Marino, 26

Edith C. “Edie” Marino, age 26, of Hicksville, Ohio, died on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, shortly after admittance to Mercy Hospital in Defiance, Ohio. Edie was a 2007 graduate of North Central High School. She was a musician and produced much of her own music. Her music has inspired and …

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Dennis Harrington, Sr., 63

Dennis L. Harrington, Sr. 63 of Fremont, Ohio and formerly of Pioneer passed away at his home Thursday evening surrounded by his family.  He was born January 7, 1951 in Bryan, Ohio to Luther and Audrey (Rosendaul) Harrington. After graduating from North Central High School in 1969, Dennis joined the United …

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Mary Cogswell, 92

Mary E. Cogswell, 92, of Clinton Township and formerly of Montpelier passed away Thursday morning in Clinton Township, Michigan.  She was born on January 12, 1922 in Montpelier to Carl R. and Willa B. (Thomas) Murdock.  Mary graduated from Danberry Township High School in Lakeside, Ohio. Mary was a member of the …

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