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WATER ISSUES FACING HICKSVILLE

Fire and water were dis­cussed at the Hicksville Vil­lage Coun­cil meet­ing Mon­day. Coun­cil mem­bers got an update on the vil­lage flood­ing sit­u­a­tion. Coun­cil dis­cussed a June 28 let­ter from the Ohio EPA fol­low­ing a com­pli­ance inspec­tion of the village’s waste water treat­ment plant. The EPA let­ter sug­gests Hicksville is still …

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Alta Bordner, 95

Alta M. Bordner, 95  passed away Thursday June 27, 2013 at her son’s home in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born December 22, 1917 in Montpelier to Harley J. and Rosa R. (Buda) Hart. Alta had lived the past four and half years in Knoxville. Alta graduated from Pioneer High School in …

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Jean Johnson, 75

Eujeania (Jean) Johnson, age 75, joined her husband (Bob) in heaven on Wednesday June 26, 2013 in her home surrounded by her “girls” she suffered from a long-term illness. Prior to retirement she served the community as a school crossing guard for 20 years. She stood on the corner of …

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Alice Evans, 89

Alice J. (Ferrebee) Evans, age 89, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 6:10 A.M. on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Genesis Health Care in Bryan where she was a patient. Mrs Evans was a graduate of Stryker High School, attended Ohio University in Athens and served in the United State Navy …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

A cou­ple of arrests were made this week by Bryan Police. On Wednes­day after­noon, 23 year old Chad Hale of Mont­pe­lier was picked up by Bryan Police for crim­i­nal tres­pass. Hale was released. Also on Wednes­day, at just after 7pm, 24 year old Cameron Con­rad of Mont­pe­lier was arrested for …

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CCNO AND NORTHWEST STATE COORDINATE ON SECURITY

The Spe­cial Response Team at the Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio in Stryker recently did a tac­ti­cal assess­ment of the cam­pus at North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege in Arch­bold. The jail’s tac­ti­cal unit, which is more like a SWAT team, spe­cial­izes in crowd con­trol, hostage nego­ti­a­tions and use of force. CCNO …

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NEW ANTWERP PRINCIPAL NAMED

There’s a new prinic­pal at Antwerp Local Schools. On Thurs­day, the district’s board of edu­ca­tion approved a three year con­tract for Pauld­ing High School grad­u­ate and cur­rent mid­dle school sci­ence teacher at Cen­tral Local Schools, Tim Manz. Manz has an under­grad­u­ate degree from Defi­ance Col­lege and master’s degree from Bowl­ing …

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NAPOLEON EXERCISES EMINENT DOMAIN

A ten­ta­tive set­tle­ment has been apparet­ntly reached on the emi­nent domain peti­tion filed last fall in Henry County Com­mon Pleas Court by Napoleon Area Schools Board of Edu­ca­tion. The peti­tion involved 56.266 acres located off West­more­land Street in Napoleon across from the high school stu­dent park­ing lot. Details of the …

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CHARITY ON THE RISE

Seems peo­ple in our area were more giv­ing last year. Reports say that char­i­ta­ble giv­ing is on the rebound nation­ally and right here locally. Accord­ing to an annual report by the Giv­ing USA Foun­da­tion and Indi­ana University’s Lilly Fam­ily School of Phil­an­thropy, char­i­ta­ble dona­tions nation­ally were up 3.5 per­cent in …

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CCNO POPULATION DOWN

CCNO’s pop­u­la­tion was slightly down. That news high­lighted Wednesday’s meet­ing of the Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio. CCNO Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Jim Den­nis said Wednesday’s inmate pop­u­la­tion stood at 570 or 89 per­cent. The pop­u­la­tion aver­aged 583 or 91 per­cent in April and stood at 593 or 93 per­cent in May. …

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