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Raymond Taliaferro, 56

Raymond R. Taliaferro, age 56, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 11:04 A.M. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and was a member of Grace Community Church, where he was an …

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Nick Allen Green, 60

Nick Allen Green, age 60, of Bryan, Ohio, died suddenly of natural causes on Monday, July 8, 2013, at Shepherd’s Pasture Campground near Sherwood, Ohio, where he enjoyed camping. Mr. Green was a graduate of Edgerton High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked at …

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Michael Van Deusen, 64

Michael Van Deusen, age 64, of Edon, Ohio, died at 12:59 A.M. on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Van Deusen graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit, Michigan, in 1966 and attended Western Michigan University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree …

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TRAIN DERAILS IN WILLIAMS COUNTY

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office reports that a train derailed Wednes­day after­noon just before 2:30 between County Roads 8 and 9. The sheriff’s office con­firms that the Nor­folk South­ern train was not car­ry­ing any haz­ardous mate­ri­als and there were no injuries. The derail­ment occured at the same place where another …

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BRYAN PD MAKE ARRESTS

A cou­ple of arrests by Bryan Police to report on today… 66 year old John Frame of Bryan was cited for OVI and 33 year old Brandy Smith of Mont­pe­lier was cited for theft.

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STORM DAMAGE REPORTED

Trees were downed and branches lit­tered the area Wednes­day after­noon fol­low­ing intense storms and straight line winds that whipped through the area. Reports were received of sev­eral trees snapped off right at the trunk base. Crews were called out to clear roads from downed trees and to and restore power …

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BRYAN FOUNDATION SEEKING APPLICATIONS

The Bryan Area Foun­da­tion is seek­ing appli­ca­tions for the Har­lan G. and Ernes­tine B. Span­gler Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion Schol­ar­ship, given annu­ally to a Williams County res­i­dent pur­su­ing a cer­tifi­cate pro­gram, an asso­ciate degree or bach­e­lor degree at any accred­ited col­lege, uni­ver­sity or tech­ni­cal school. The recip­i­ent must be a high school …

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CONTINENTAL COUNCIL APPROVES NEW POLICE CAR

Con­ti­nen­tal Vil­lage Coun­cil on Tuesda night approved the pur­chase of a new police car. Coun­cil talked to the police chief, ask­ing for his choice of either a Chevy Impala or Equinox. In the end, coun­cil voted to pur­chase a 2014 Chevy Tahoe with four-wheel drive. The new vehi­cle will cost …

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Jamie Villanueva, 58

Jamie Villanueva, age 58, of Stryker, passed away July 8, 2013 in his home. He had worked at Napoleon Lynx in Archbold for over 10 years. Jamie was born in Edinburg, Texas on February 12, 1955, the son of Juan and Sara (Salazar) Villanueva. He is survived by two daughters, …

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PYRAMID SCHEME UNFOLDING

Three peo­ple from the area have been named as defen­dants in a law­suit alleg­ing vio­la­tions of Ohio’s char­i­ta­ble and secu­ri­ties laws in con­nec­tion with an inter­na­tional pyra­mid scheme that was recently shut down by fed­eral and inter­na­tional author­i­ties. On Tues­day, the Ohio Attor­ney Gen­eral and the Ohio Depart­ment of Com­merce …

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