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Shirley Batt, 59

Shirley A. Batt, age 59, of Montpelier passed away Tuesday October 21, 2014 at Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan. She owned and operated Batt Accounting in Toledo. Ms. Batt was born in Montpelier on November 15, 1954 the daughter of Bernard and Annabelle (Replogle) Batt. Surviving besides her …

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Kevin Walz, 54

Kevin R. Walz, age 54, of Edon, Ohio, died at 8:28 P.M. on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mr. Walz was a 1978 graduate of Edon High School and was a longtime machinist, employed by Mohawk Tools until …

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CCNO Discusses Proposed Changes

The Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio met yes­ter­day and heard about pro­posed changes in how beds are allo­cated at the regional jail. Toledo is now charg­ing crim­i­nals under the Ohio Revised Code rather than city ordi­nance and that will have an as-yet not under­stood impact on their need for beds …

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Search On For Antwerp Credit Union Robbers

A pair of stickup artists are sought in Antwerp fol­low­ing yesterday’s Gen­Fed Credit Union holdup. Two men in hood­ies and hand­ker­chiefs cov­er­ing their faces got away with cash after point­ing a gun. Sur­veil­lance footage viewed by the Pauld­ing County Sher­iff shows a stolen Buick Park Avenue as the get­away car. …

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Report Card Good for Bryan Schools

The Bryan School Board just reviewed the local district’s state report card and it fared well. The board met 25 ot 26 required indi­ca­tors for an A rat­ing. It scored a B on its per­for­mance rat­ing. And for grad­u­at­ing 95.8 per cent of stu­dents in four years it also scores …

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Libraries Host Halloween Events

Some pro­fes­sional ghost­busters will present evi­dence this com­ing Wednes­day at the Bryan Library that the library is haunted. The Ohio Researchers of Band Spir­its, which are three para­nor­mal experts who have appeared on Ani­mal Planet’s The Haunted, Biog­ra­phy Channel’s My Ghost Sto­ries, and the His­tory Channel’s Haunted His­tory, will share …

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Area Trick or Treat Times

North­west Ohio towns have released when the lit­tle ghosts and gob­lins and zom­bies will be vis­it­ing door to door. Most will be hav­ing tri­cik or treat­ing on Sat­ur­day Novem­ber first. That would include Bryan, Alvord­ton, Edger­ton, Pulaski and West Unity. And the times are between 5 to 7 or 6 …

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Bryan Area Foundation Prospering

The Bryan Area Foun­da­tion had its semi-annual meet­ing yes­ter­day and pro­nounced the foun­da­tion in excel­lent finan­cial con­di­tion. The chair­man, Chip Wood, revealed that the assets are now 22 mil­lion dol­lars, and that will allow the foun­da­tion to give out nearly 700 thou­sand dol­lars in future schol­ar­ships and grants. IN 45 …

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Salt Adequate in Williams County

The Williams County Engi­neer issued a report this week that will make offi­cials in other coun­ties envi­ous. Engi­neer Todd Roth told the Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers that the county has around a thou­sand tons of road salt stored for the upcom­ing win­ter sea­son. He says since it can be extended with …

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Ranking Calls Oregon, Ohio, 9th Most Centrist Town in USA

A web site called Livability.com wanted to find the places in Amer­ica where the pop­u­la­tion is mostly cen­trists polit­i­cally; not lean­ing either to the left or to the right, but smack dab in the mid­dle. And com­ing in at9th in the coun­try for cen­trism is Ore­gon, Ohio. The study shows …

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