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William Musser, 92

William S. Musser, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne after a sudden illness.  Bill was born July 17, 1921 in Bryan, son of the late William J. and Viona (Brown) Musser.  He married Fae I. Ridenour on January 15, 1955 in …

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Calvin Huffman, 58

Calvin J. Huffman, 58, of Napoleon and formerly of Wauseon died Thursday morning in Henry County Hospital. He was born May 29, 1955 in Wauseon to David C. and Marjorie J. (Burkholder) Huffman and his Mother survives. Calvin was a Tool and Die Maker with Fulton Industries with 40 years …

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Frederick Clair, 81

Frederick A. Clair, age 81, of Stryker, passed away Monday evening, August 5, 2013, as the result of injuries sustained from an auto accident. Prior to his retirement in 1999 he had worked as a machinist at the Aro Corporation in Bryan for 47 years. He had also owned and …

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DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over runs from Aug. 16 to Sept. 2nd. The Williams County Sher­iff says that this sum­mer, Williams County has expe­ri­enced an increase in impaired dri­ving vio­la­tions, includ­ing sev­eral fatal-alcohol related crashes. There has also been an increase in OVI cita­tions, may includ­ing unusu­ally high blood …

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FORMER SKINNY LITTLE BUDDY’S DOGS DOING BETTER

The 51 dogs that were seized last week from Skinny Lit­tle Buddy’s are improv­ing. The Williams County Humane Soci­ety has been car­ing for them, and they report that the dogs have all been checked by a vet, and all but a cou­ple will be put up for adop­tion. Last Fri­day, …

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BEWARE THE CORN!

It seems there’s a lit­tle too much corn in some areas. Tall corn stalks have given some dri­vers some prob­lems at some inter­sec­tions. Local offi­cials say that some­times, some farm­ers plant some corn a lit­tle too close to the the ditch at inter­sec­tions. That causes a prob­lem with vis­i­bil­ity at …

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NAPOLEON COUNCILMAN PASSES

A long-time Napoleon fire­man and a man who was cur­rently serv­ing as a mem­ber of the Napoleon City Coun­cil has passed away. 80 year old James Her­sh­berger died Tues­day at the Uni­ver­sity of Toledo Med­ical Cen­ter. Emer­gency crews answered a call for help on Mon­day evening at the Napoleon City …

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BANK MERGER ANNOUNCED

Farm­ers & Mer­chants State Bank, head­quar­tered in Arch­bold and Croghan Colo­nial Bank, head­quar­tered in Fre­mont jointly announced on Wednes­day that F&M has entered into an agree­ment with Croghan to acquire the Cus­tar, Ohio branch of Croghan as well as the loans and deposit lia­bil­i­ties of the branch. The branch has …

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ROCKEY ANNOUNCES BID

Williams County native and Vil­lage of Mont­pe­lier Coun­cil Mem­ber Jason Rockey has announced his can­di­dacy for State Rep­re­sen­ti­tive of Ohio’s 81st house dis­trict, cov­er­ing Williams, Henry, Put­nam, and parts of Ful­ton Coun­ties. Rockey has served as a mem­ber of Montpelier’s coun­cil for six years and has been an active mem­ber …

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STRYKER MAN KILLED IN MICHIGAN

Police in Cal­houn County Michi­gan report that a man from Stryker was killed and his wife was injured in a single-vehicle crash Mon­day night in south­ern Michi­gan. 81 year old Fred­er­ick Clair lost con­trol of his SUV, went off the road, and rolled sev­eral times on Inter­state 69. It hap­pened …

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