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Joan Connolly, 83

A. Joan Connolly, 83, of Bryan, OH and formerly of Montpelier, OH passed away on Monday August 5, 2013 after battling cancer for several years. Born on November 2, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she was the daughter of Horace Daniel and Audrey Beryl (Annable) Fish.  She married William J. Hofbauer …

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Bud Hahn, 58

Rolland E. “Bud” Hahn, 58 years, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at home after battling liver cancer.  Rolland was born on October 13, 1954 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of Rolland and Lillian Virginia (Snyder) Hahn.  He attended Tinora High School.  Rolland was employed by Thomas E. Keller Trucking …

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Arthur McKarns, 72

Arthur Wellington McKarns, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio and also Redondo Beach, CA passed away unexpectedly at the Cleveland Clinic on Friday August 2, 2013. Prior to his retirement he had been a High School Math Teacher for 40 years in the Torrance Unified School District in Torrance, CA and …

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BRYAN COUNCIL COVERS A LOT OF GROUND

There were a lot of dif­fer­ent items on the table for dis­cus­sion at last evening’s meet­ing of Bryan City Coun­cil. The Bryan Times reports that coun­cil heard a request from the Cham­ber of Com­merce to move the fire­works dis­play at next year’s sum­mer cel­e­bra­tion back to the park. Coun­cil has …

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BLOOD DRIVE TODAY IN DEFIANCE

The Amer­i­can Red Cross of Defi­ance County will hold a blood drive today from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Twin Rivers Care and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion on Hard­ing Street in Defi­ance. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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PLANS BEING MADE TO MOVE COUNTY OFFICES

Williams County wants to occupy the East Annex build­ing by the end of 2013, but the move won’t be all that easy. The actual move, accord­ing to county offi­cials who spoke with the Bryan Times, could take sev­eral days. County offi­cials said they are con­sid­er­ing the use of a com­mand …

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ANIMALS RESCUED

Almost three dozen ani­mals have been removed from Skinny Lit­tle Buddy’s Ani­mal Res­cue in Edon by law enforce­ment. The Williams County Sheriff’s Office, the county humane soci­ety and the county humane offi­cer seized the ani­mals which were said to be in “dirty liv­ing con­di­tions.“ The action by the county came …

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PUTNAM COUNTY INMATE WHO WALKED OFF RETURNS

He’s back. An inmate at the adult deten­tion cen­ter in Put­nam County that failed to return to the facil­ity after going to an AA meet­ing in Ottawa last Tues­day has turned him­self in. The Put­nam County Sheriff’s Office says 19 year old Joe Vera III returned on his own.

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DEFIANCE ENFORCING LAWN ORDINANCE

The grass has been grow­ing this year, not like last year when most of the area was in a drought. And green grow­ing grass means enforce­ment of the Defi­ance ordi­nances con­cern­ing high weeds and grass. An ordi­nance in Defi­ance requires grass and weeds to be below 10 inches. If you …

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WILLIAMS SHERIFF’S REPORT

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office reports a sin­gle vehi­cle acci­dent hap­pened on State Route 49 when the dri­ver hit a deer. Samuel Steffes of Edon was trav­el­ing north on the road when the deer jumped in front of his vehi­cle. There was no word of any injuries of dam­age. The …

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