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SINGER COMPETING NATIONALLY FOR VOTES

Recent Fayette High School grad­u­ate, 18 year old Noelle Good­son, entered the Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Con­test in May, in which each of the con­tes­tants sings the national anthem. Now, The Bryan Times reports that to move for­ward in the com­pe­ti­tion, Noelle must be in the top 20 …

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DROWNING VICTIM’S BODY RECOVERED

Michi­gan Author­i­ties have recov­ered the body of a 36-year-old man who dis­ap­peared after jump­ing into the water last Wednes­day to save an 8-year old boy. Searchers found the body Sat­ur­day after­noon around 2:30pm. A woman called 911 Wednes­day evening, say­ing her boyfriend and son were in the water off the …

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NEW SITES TO OPEN BY AUGUST AT STATE PARK

The Inde­pen­dence Dam State Park, with the help of some area Boy Scouts, plans to reopen 15 non-electric camp­ing sites after the sites were closed down 10 years ago. Each site will have a fire ring, pic­nic table and clear view of the river. There will be three camp­ing spaces …

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DEFIANCE TAX REVENUE UP, WILLIAMS DOWN

Defi­ance County sales tax rev­enue is reported to be up more than 4 per­cent com­pared to this time last year. From Jan­u­ary to June, Defi­ance County has received more than $2.5 Mil­lion in sales tax. That fig­ure rep­re­sents an increase of 4.4 per­cent, over the amount col­lected in the same …

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Juan Gonzales, 69

Juan O. Gonzales, age 69, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 8:24 P.M. on Saturday, July 6, 2013, shortly after admittance to Cameron Memorial Hospital in Angola, Indiana, after a sudden illness. Mr. Gonzales was employed for twenty-two years as a welder with Challenge-Cook and then went to work for Sauder …

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Arnold Casty, 80

Arnold G. Casty, age 80, of Evansport, passed away Friday afternoon, July 5, 2013 in the Otterbein-Lebanon Retirement Community in Lebanon, Ohio. Prior to his retirement, He had worked for the former Aro Corporation (now Ingersoll Rand) in Bryan as a Machinist. For many years he had served as a …

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William Short, 79

William J. Short, 79 of rural Montpelier passed away Thursday July 4, 2013 in the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio. He was born February 26, 1934 at Archbold, Ohio to Flossie   (Nofziger) and Alfred J. Short and had been a former Archbold and West Unity area resident …

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Juanita Brandt, 71

Juanita L. Brandt, 71, of Montpelier died early Thursday morning at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio.  She was born on May 1, 1942 in Bridgewater Township to Monroe H. and Roberta M. (Orsborn) Briner.  Juanita graduated from Montpelier High School in 1960, in 1962 she graduated from Boyd …

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Robert Locke, 75

Robert L. Locke, 75, formerly of Williams County, Ohio died early Wednesday evening in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He was born on May 7, 1938 in Willard, Ohio to Louie and Esther (Parker) Locke.  Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He married Jean A. Lindholm, and she survives. Robert worked …

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Mike Sherman, 52

Michael Scott “Mike” Sherman, age 52, of rural Delta, passed away Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. He had worked as a Mental Health Professional at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon for over 18 years. Mr. Sherman was born in Napoleon on November …

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