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Edgar Schang, 89

Edgar Schang, 89,of Bryan died April 14, 2013 at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was a retired teacher and World War II veteran. Edgar was born November 7, 1923 and is survived by his wife Phyllis; children, Greg (Kathy) Schang, Charlotte (Tony) Blad, Craig (Nancy) Sipe, Cutis Sipe, brother, …

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Nancy Kuszmaul, 72

Nancy L. Kuszmaul, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan following an extended illness. Nancy retired as a press operator at the former Bryan Custom Plastics after many years of service. She was a member of the …

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Vickey Surbey, 57

Vickey Lynn Surbey, 57, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, formerly of Montpelier passed away Saturday, March 30th 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Vickey was born November 19th, 1955, in Bryan, Ohio, to William E. and Pearl I. (Lovejoy) Underwood. She grew up in Montpelier and graduated from Montpelier High …

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CRASH IN SHERWOOD

A three vehi­cle crash in Sher­wood Mon­day morn­ing. The Ohio State High­way Patrol at Defi­ance says a man named Joe Plum­mer was dri­ving a Dodge pickup east on Ohio 18 at 7:20 a.m. as 47 year old Fred Kreiner of Wauseon was dri­ving a Ford F-350 south on U.S. 127, …

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BRYAN SCHOOL SECURITY UPPED

The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion on Mon­day evening, voted to use $14,000 from the district’s per­ma­nent improve­ment fund to install secu­rity cam­eras and buzzers at every sin­gle entrance at every one of the district’s five school build­ings. With the new sys­tem, school build­ings will be com­pletely locked down dur­ing …

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STOLEN CALF

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Steuben County Crime Stop­pers con­cern­ing the dis­ap­pear­ance of a Hol­stein Calf. The black and white calf was taken from the inter­sec­tion of State Road 120 and County Road 925 East near Clear Lake on Sun­day morn­ing. The ani­mal is six to seven weeks …

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ARCHBOLD COUNCIL TALKS WATER RATE INCREASE

Arch­bold vil­lage coun­cil met on Mon­day. Coun­cil passed an ordi­nance that will pro­vide for a water rate adjust­ment. The water-rate increase will take place in the June 2013 billing state­ment and reflects a 1 per­cent rate increase. Arch­bold offi­cials say the increase for the aver­age res­i­dent will be less than …

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DEFINANCE LEGISLATION COULD HELP THOSE WITH OVERDUE UTILITY BILLS

Defi­ance City Coun­cil is con­sid­er­ing leg­is­la­tion that would assist finan­cially dis­tressed per­sons aided by local char­i­ties to pay their util­ity bills. An ordi­nance con­cern­ing deferred pay­ment plans on util­ity bills is sched­uled for a first read­ing by coun­cil tonight. The pro­posed ordi­nance would give the util­i­ties billing office direc­tor lim­ited …

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BRYAN PD BUSY

Bryan Police made sev­eral arrests over the week­end… On Sat­ur­day night around 1:15, police arrested 57 year old Robin Grif­fin of Main Street in Bryan. Grif­fin was charged with mar­i­juana pos­ses­sion and pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. In an unre­lated arrest on Sun­day, Bryan Police picked up 65 year old Robert …

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STRYKER AREA HERITAGE COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL PROGRAM

The shoot­ing of a top radio per­son­al­ity, the mur­der of a child in Williams County, a man tar­geted by a noto­ri­ous gang and the worst tragedy at a school in America…all sto­ries that were cov­ered by a reporter from the area and all will be fea­tured in a pro­gram this …

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