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HOLGATE PROJECT DISCUSSED

Vil­lage lead­ers in Hol­gate are look­ing into the pos­si­bil­ity of expand­ing and improv­ing the park at Holgate’s for­mer school site. Ear­lier in the month, plans to replace two dugouts at the park were put on hold so vil­lage offi­cials could take a look at the pos­si­bil­ity of a larger-scale ren­o­va­tion …

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QUADCO BEING EFFECTIVE

Quadco is work­ing with an increas­ing num­ber of indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties who want to work in the com­mu­nity and is help­ing more of them find jobs. At a meet­ing held Tues­day, Quadco’s Exec­u­tive Direc­tor told board mem­bers that there is a lot of empha­sis on com­mu­nity employ­ment. He pointed to …

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SCOUTS PUTTING ON PUSH FOR FOOD

Sev­eral Cub Scout packs and troops will be in area gro­cery stores this com­ing week­end ask­ing for dona­tions of food to local food pantries. Chief Super­mar­kets in Defi­ance and Wauseon will have grab bags avail­able for $5 which will con­tain a tube of tooth­paste, a bot­tle of sham­poo, a can …

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PETITION FILED TO DENY MEDIA COVERAGE OF COURT HEARING

An attor­ney for a Put­nam County teen who has been charged with the deaths of two Ottawa broth­ers has filed a motion to exclude media from cov­er­ing the court hear­ing. The court-appointed attor­ney for 17 year old Michael Fay filed a motion in Put­nam County Juve­nile Court to exclude media …

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Kaleb McLaughlin, 20

Kaleb W. “K-Bob” McLaughlin, 20, of Pioneer, died early Monday morning as the result of an auto accident in rural Pioneer.  He was born on June 4, 1993, in Defiance, Ohio, to Michael W. McLaughlin and Kim M. (Folk) Oxender.  Kaleb graduated from North Central High School in 2012.  He worked for the …

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Mae Rose Marquis, 96

Mae Rose Marquis, 96 years, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 in her residence.  Mae was born January 21, 1917 in Athens, Ohio, the daughter of the late Otto and Millicent (Paget) Rose.  She married John Lee Marquis, Sr., a former Mayor of Bryan, in 1933, and he preceded her …

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LeRoy George, 92

LeRoy A. George, age 92, of Napoleon and formerly of Delta passed away Sunday June 23, 2014 at Northcrest Nursing Home in Napoleon following an extended illness. He worked for the former Panhandle Eastern Pipeline in Maintenance for 24 years prior to his retirement. Mr. George was born in Delta …

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CRASH TAKES PIONEER MAN’S LIFE

A single-vehicle crash Mon­day morn­ing claimed the life of a Pio­neer man. The Ohio State High­way Patrol reports that 20 year old Kaleb McLaugh­lin, a pas­sen­ger in a pickup truck dri­ven by 20 year old Mer­cedez Lloyd, also of Pio­neer was killed when the truck ran off County Road 16 …

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WILLIAMS BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES MEETS

The Williams County Board of Devel­op­men­tal Dis­abil­i­ties rec­om­mended a num­ber of items, includ­ing a rec­om­men­da­tion for higher pay for union mem­bers, dur­ing their reg­u­lar meet­ing Mon­day at the Enrich­ment Cen­ter. The Bryan Times reports that fol­low­ing an exec­u­tive ses­sion to dis­cuss a col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing agree­ment, the board voted to rec­om­mend …

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ROAD PROJECTS LISTED

The Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion says that effec­tive imme­di­ately and through July, TR 65, between CR 13 and CR 15 is closed for cul­vert replace­ment. Also, Begin­ning Mon­day July 8 through the end of July, U.S. 20A, between CR O and the Ohio Turn­pike will be closed for cul­vert replace­ment. …

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