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SCHOOL OFFICIAL CHANGES MIND

One local school offi­cial has changed his view toward the issue of new schools. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, Tim Conover not only voted against the Bryan City Schools bond issue requests for a new ele­men­tary school, he was quite vocal about his oppo­si­tion to it. But he’s revers­ing his …

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TWO CRASHES IN THE SAME DAY

The same truck and the same man was involved in two sep­a­rate crashes on the same high­way Wednes­day. Ohio High­way Patrol troop­ers say the first crash occurred around 9 a.m. yes­ter­day on U.S. 24, near Jew­ell Road in Defi­ance County when a vehi­cle dri­ven by 30 year old Nathan Garza …

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DEFIANCE NIXES COURTHOUSE RENOVATIONS

Defi­ance County’s pro­posed cour­t­house ren­o­va­tion project was voted down dur­ing a spe­cial meet­ing held Wednes­day.. It seems that the major prob­lem was oppo­si­tion to a lack of admin­is­tra­tive office space reserved for the probate/juvenile courts on the sec­ond floor and con­cerns about the inter­min­gling of inmates going to and from …

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EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY

Early vot­ing is already under­way for the Nov. 5 elec­tion in Ohio. County boards of elec­tions offices are open for early vot­ing dur­ing reg­u­lar and any extended hours now through Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. Under Ohio law, all reg­is­tered vot­ers have the oppor­tu­nity to vote early with­out stat­ing a …

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HENRY HIRES A DOG WARDEN

The Henry County com­mis­sion­ers have hired a deputy dog war­den. Com­mis­sion­ers hired Guy Miller to fill the posi­tion. Miller’s new duties begin effec­tive Oct. 15. Miller will be placed on a 120-day pro­ba­tion­ary period and will receive $10 per hour. In other busi­ness this week, Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers approved a …

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Dr. Robert “Dr. Bob” Woodgeard

Dr. Robert Louis “Dr. Bob” Woodgeard, age 80, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:19 P.M. on Monday, October 7, 2013, at his home. Dr. Bob was a veterinarian for fifty years and was the owner of the Bryan Area Animal Hospital. He was a very active member of the community, …

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NERDWALLET LIKES BRYAN

It’s always nice to start the morn­ing with some good news… The Bryan Times is report­ing this morn­ing that accord­ing to a study con­ducted by the Internet-based con­sumer sci­ence com­pany Nerd­Wal­let Inc., Williams County, Ohio, is the fifth-best county in the nation in which to work. Nerd­Wal­let eval­u­ated areas that …

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CANDIDATES FORUM SET

The Bryan Area Cham­ber of Com­merce is hold­ing its annual “Meet the Can­di­dates” forum Thurs­day night at 7:30 in the New Era audi­to­rium. The forum is a chance for each can­di­date to step for­ward and present his or her posi­tions. Eights top­ics for pre­sen­ta­tion have already been given to the …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police report the arrest of a Bryan man on drug charges. Police say 34 year old Jonathon Herder of North Main Street in Bryan was picked up around noon on Tues­day. Herder was charged with pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia and a pro­ba­tion vio­la­tion. He was locked behind bars at …

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DECISION DUE ON COURTHOUSE IN DEFIANCE

A deci­sion on whether to pro­ceed fur­ther with the pro­posed ren­o­va­tion of the Defi­ance County Cour­t­house was delayed Mon­day, but a deci­sion could be com­ing by Thurs­day. A seven-member com­mit­tee on Mon­day dis­cussed the lat­est plans with the project archi­tect. Some com­mit­tee mem­bers asked more time to review the recent …

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