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Eugene, Cole, 70

Eugene H. Cole, Sr. age 70, of Detroit, Michigan, died Sunday in his home. He was born February 09, 1943 in Perry, Michigan to the late Donald B. and Doris A. (Bell) Cole. Eugene retired from 20 years of United States Naval service, serving active duty in Vietnam from 1966-1973. …

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Ellen Baltosser, 79

Ellen S. (Hendrickson) Baltosser, 79 years, of Tapiola, Michigan and formerly of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 in Marquette, Michigan, after a short illness.  Ellen was born August 20, 1934 in Tapiola, Michigan, the daughter of the late William and Tekla (Miller) Hendrickson.  She attended the John A. …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police report that on Wednes­day, 23 year old Christo­pher Kizer of Edger­ton was arrested for abuse of Harm­ful Intox­i­cants and Con­tribut­ing to the Delin­quency of a Minor. He was taken to CCNO. Also on Wednes­day, 20 year old Maxwell Sid­ney of Bryan was arrested for Abuse of Harm­ful Intox­i­cants …

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MONTPELIER MAN ARRESTED ON SEX CHARGES

A Mont­pe­lier man was arrested Tues­day in con­nec­tion with sex­ual abuse of young girls. 40 year old Daniel Bignell JR now faces 14 felony counts includ­ing four counts of gross sex­ual impo­si­tion, five counts of rape, two counts of attempted rape and three counts of kid­nap­ping. Accord­ing to a Wednes­day …

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CENTRAL LOCAL DELAYS DECISION ON SCHOOL

Peo­ple liv­ing within the Cen­tral Local School Dis­trict area will have to wait a year before learn­ing the fate of their school build­ing. The Bryan Times is report­ing that The Cen­tral Local Board of Edu­ca­tion has decided to put off until Sep­tem­ber of 2014 any vote on whether to build …

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FUNNY MONEY MAKING THE ROUNDS

Some coun­ter­feit bills have been show­ing up in area banks and busi­nesses recently. Defi­ance Police have inves­ti­gated mul­ti­ple reports of coun­ter­feit $20 bills. Busi­nesses in Pauld­ing County were also alerted recently of cir­cu­lat­ing coun­ter­feit bills after sev­eral busi­ness, par­tic­u­larly gas sta­tions, reported them. Mid­west Com­mu­nity Fed­eral Credit Union has reported …

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HICKSVILLE MAN INJURED IN DEFIANCE CRASH

The Ohio State High­way Patrol says a Hicksville man was badly hurt in a two-vehicle col­li­sion Tues­day after­noon in Defi­ance County. It hap­pened around 3:30pm at Cicero and Arrow­smith roads in Mil­ford Town­ship. A 2012 Ford Mus­tang head­ing east on Arrow­smith Road ran a stop sign and col­lided with a …

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TWO ARRESTED IN BURGLARY INVESTIGTATION

A num­ber of indict­ments were handed down Tues­day by a Williams County Grand Jury. Among those indicted was a man who recently moved here. 22 year old Travis Hicks had been liv­ing in Texas, but in August moved into a home on County Road 17 belong­ing to his friend, 55 …

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FIREWORKS TESTING

It’s not the Fourth of July, but there will be some fire­works tonight any­way in Bryan. The Bryan Times is report­ing that Bryan Mayor Doug John­son told the Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs on Tues­day that the city of Bryan will be test­ing small-shell fire­works in Bryan’s Recre­ation Park at …

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PIONEER COUNCIL HEARS ELECTRICAL CONCERNS

There were two guest speak­ers at Tuesday’s Pio­neer Coun­cil meet­ing. Dawn Bald­win, direc­tor of emer­gency ser­vices for Williams County, and Rick Fair­banks, elec­tric super­vi­sor for the town spoke to coun­cil mem­bers. Fair­banks, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, is due to retire in Jan­u­ary, leav­ing the town with two line­man. Fair­banks …

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