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NEW PRINCIPAL AT MILLCREEK-WEST UNITY

A new high school prin­ci­pal was approved Mon­day by the Millcreek-West Unity Board of Edu­ca­tion. The Bryan Times reports that 1992 Hill­top grad­u­ate Steven Riley was unan­i­mously approved for the posi­tion by the school board. His con­tract is for three years, 220 days per year at a start­ing salary of …

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MORE RESIGN AT BRYAN SCHOOLS

More peo­ple are leav­ing their jobs at Bryan Schools. On Mon­day, The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion accepted the retire­ment of four more staff mem­bers. Retire­ment res­ig­na­tions were accepted from Rita Detwiler as grade three inter­ven­tion teacher after 35 years with the dis­trict, and Lana New­comer as school nurse after …

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EDGERTON TRASH CHANGES

Meet­ing in reg­u­lar ses­sion Mon­day evening, Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil dis­cussed con­cerns res­i­dents had about the pro­posed change in trash ser­vice. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, the village’s cur­rent con­tracts for trash and recy­cling pick-up, along with the two large trash pick-ups, cost the vil­lage approx­i­mately $30,000 a year. Because of …

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HERE COME THE EGGS

Con­struc­tion should get under­way soon on the new Hil­lan­dale Farms egg farm near Hicksville now that The Ohio Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture has issued the final per­mits to oper­ate the facil­ity as of last Fri­day. The oper­a­tion will be the first new poul­try farm in Ohio to be con­structed under the …

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Robert Treace, 66

Robert C. Treace, Jr., 66, of Montpelier died Sunday morning at his home.  He was born on September 4, 1946 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Robert C. and Cecle O. (Workman) Treace, Sr.  He married Marilyn K. Minton on March 31, 1966 in Fort Wayne, Indiana; she preceded him in death on …

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Martha Lusk, 86

Martha Marie (Hollstein) Lusk, age 86, of Montpelier and formerly of Northwood, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, May 17, 2013. Martha was born on January 11, 1927, in Kunkle, Ohio, the daughter of Guy and Luella (Lambright) Hollstein. She married Richard Lusk and he preceded her in death in 1983. …

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OLD SCHOOL TO BE DEMOLISHED

One of the most his­toric land­marks in Adams Town­ship in Defi­ance County will soon be noth­ing more than a mem­ory. Repair and main­te­nance just got to be too much for St. Michael’s Catholic School, which first opened back in 1921. The build­ing closed as a Catholic school in 1978 but …

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STUDENT FEES TO BE COLLECTED DIFFERENTLY

Uncol­lected stu­dent fees in one area dis­trict reached $45,000, so school offi­cials have come up with what they hope is a way to get the money rolling in. Offi­cials at Patrick Henry Local Schools have decided not to just wait until the stu­dent grad­u­ates and with­hold their diploma. Instead, they …

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ARRAIGNMENT SET FOR TUESDAY IN DEATH OF TWO TEENS

An arraign­ment is sched­uled Tues­day for a 17-year-old Ottawa boy charged in the deaths of two teenage broth­ers. The aggra­vated mur­der charges announced Fri­day against Michael Fay came just over a week after he and the teens were named in an Amber Alert on May 9th after the brother’ mother …

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POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR A KILLER

Police are on the look­out for the killers of James “Jimmy” Safadi in his Water­ville home early Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Inves­ti­ga­tors say three men dressed all in black, entered the home and held Safadi and his girl­friend at gun­point. Although it’s uncer­tain at this time, police think Safadi might have been …

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