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BRYAN GETTING NEW LIGHT POLES

Some enlight­en­ing news for Bryan… On Tues­day, the Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs approved the pur­chase of new, mod­ern styled, alu­minum street­light poles at a cost of $748 each. The new poles will replace the old, out­dated poles on South Main Street. The Bryan Times reports 27 poles will be …

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BEAN DAYS START THURSDAY!

A 4-H chicken bar­beque will offi­cially mark the start of Bean Days in Mont­pe­lier Thurs­day evening in the Vet­er­ans Memo­r­ial Build­ing on the fair­grounds. The annual event will include a garage sale on Fri­day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. , model train exhibits, food such as hot apple dumplings, ice cream, …

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NEW PIONEER DEFIBS

Pio­neer Vil­lage Coun­cil on Tues­day evening, voted to raise the level of ser­vice pro­vided by area emer­gency respon­ders. The Bryan Times reports that coun­cil approved the pur­chase of two new defib­ril­la­tors for the fire depart­ment. The cur­rent defib­ril­la­tors, accord­ing to fire depart­ment offi­cials, are eight years old, out­dated and not …

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NEW LIGHT BULBS PROPOSED IN DEFIANCE

Some new light will soon be shed on The Defi­ance County Air­port. The air­port will soon be get­ting some new lights. The only ques­tion is whether tra­di­tional incan­des­cent bulbs or more mod­ern and cur­rent tech­nol­ogy will be cho­sen in the form of high-tech LED light­ing. The Bryan Times reports that …

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LIBERTY CENTER LEVY IN LIMBO

On Mon­day, the Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion tabled the sec­ond of two required res­o­lu­tions to place a com­bined 8-mill, 37-year bond issue/0.5-mill per­ma­nent improve­ment levy on the Nov. 5 bal­lot for a new pre-K through grade 12 school. The move now makes it unlikely that the issue will …

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BRYAN SCHOOL BOARD ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON BOND ISSUE

The Bryan School Board on Mon­day adopted a res­o­lu­tion to pro­ceed with the 7.45-mill, 28-year con­struc­tion bond issue, match­ing local funds to con­sol­i­date the district’s stu­dents at the cur­rent Bryan Mid­dle School site. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in The Bryan Times, the plan will include build­ing a new high school …

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EDGERTON MUSEUM TO GET ROOM

The Edger­ton His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety is request­ing space in the new town hall on Michi­gan Street to house a museum. Accord­ing to offi­cials, the new museum will not cost the vil­lage any money. They cite the fact that the room is already being heated and cooled. On top of that, the …

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INJURIES REPORTED IN BRYAN CRASH

Bryan Police report a two-vehicle crash at the inter­sec­tion of Bryan’s Foun­tain Grove Drive and South Main Street on Mon­day evening ended up with sev­eral peo­ple report­ing injuries. Bryan Police, along with Williams County EMS, the Bryan Fire Depart­ment, and the Ohio State High­way Patrol all responded. The acci­dent hap­pened …

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WATER WOES IN DEFIANCE

A water main line break Mon­day diverted traf­fic in Defi­ance. The break hap­pened just before noon yes­ter­day in the north­bound lane of North Clin­ton at Ses­sions Street. City offi­cials say a four-inch hole was dis­cov­ered in a six-inch cast iron pipe. Crews pumped water to a nearby storm sewer. Reports …

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FARM AGENCY SEEKING NOMINATIONS

The Henry County Farm Ser­vice Agency is accept­ing nom­i­na­tion forms for can­di­dates to serve on its county com­mit­tees. The dead­line is approach­ing as the nom­i­na­tion period ends Aug. 1. Just about any­one par­tic­i­pat­ing or coop­er­at­ing in a Henry County FSA pro­gram may be a can­di­date. Indi­vid­u­als can even nom­i­nate them­selves …

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