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Beverly Garvey, 83

Beverly J. Garvey, 83 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier, Ohio.  Beverly was born June 25,1930 in Bryan, the daughter of the late Virgil M. and Fanelda C. (Patten) Dauber.  She was a 1948 graduate of Sturgis High School, Sturgis, Michigan.  She married Jack …

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Mary Hammontree, 88

Mary A. Hammontree, age 88, of Wauseon passed away early Friday November 1, 2013 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she, along with her husband, William owned and operated Hammontree’s in downtown Wauseon for many years. Mrs. Hammontree was born near Wauseon on February 1, 1925 the …

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Burl Woody, 97

Burl H. Woody, age 97, of Delta, Ohio passed away peacefully on the morning of November 1, 2013 in his daughter’s home in Delta. He was born near Malinta, Ohio on January 18, 1916 to the late John and Emma (Williams) Woody. On July 27, 1946 he married Helen Poca …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

A man from Pio­neer is in some trou­ble after being picked up by Bryan Police. 23 year old Stet­son Ferry of Clear­fork Avenue in Pio­neer was arrested by Bryan PD on Sun­day. Ini­tially, Ferry was arrested on charges relat­ing to bur­glary. While being processed, Ferry was dis­cov­ered to also have …

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MISS NORTHWESTERN OHIO PAGEANT SET

Thir­teen young women will bat­tle for the title of Miss North­west­ern Ohio in the pageant schol­ar­ship, sched­uled for Sat­ur­day at the Defi­ance Com­mu­nity Audi­to­rium. Included in the pageant are three con­tes­tants from our local area: Nicole Baringer of Defi­ance, Dominique Ton­neas of Hicksville and Miranda Miller, of Napoleon. The schol­ar­ship …

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MASTER GARDENER COURSE OFFERED

The Ohio State Uni­ver­sity Exten­sion office in Defi­ance County, in con­junc­tion with Pauld­ing County, will be offer­ing Mas­ter Gar­dener Train­ing classes from Feb. 27– April 24. The classes will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each Thurs­day, for nine weeks. Any­one inter­ested in receiv­ing an appli­ca­tion packet should con­tact the Defi­ance …

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SECOND SENTENCING IN CAR THEFTS AND DRUG CASE

The sec­ond of two Indi­ana men con­victed in a string of car thefts and drug man­u­fac­ture in Williams County was sen­tenced last week in Williams County Com­mon Pleas Court. The Bryan Times reports that 24 year old Tim­o­thy L. Dull of Hamil­ton, Ind., was sen­tenced to a total of nine …

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DEFIANCE VOTERS FACING SEVERAL ISSUES

Sev­eral new issues will be on the bal­lot for vot­ers in Defi­ance County on Tues­day. One is a 0.3 per­cent per­ma­nent income tax increase request for police and fire ser­vices. If approved, the tax increase would gen­er­ate approx­i­mately $1.4 mil­lion annu­ally, and could only be used for police and fire …

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Mercedes Jimenez, 92

Mercedes Jimenez, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare – Bryan Center, where she was a resident.  Mercedes was born October 22, 1921 in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Hjinio and Margarita (Enriques) Gutierrez.  She married Antonio “Tony” Jimenez on January 8, 1940 in …

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William Stahl, 73

William H. Stahl, 73 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday evening, October 30, 2013 at  Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.  Bill was born March 5, 1940 in Bryan, the son of the late Kenneth B. and Audra L. (Hiner) Stahl.  He was a 1958 graduate of Montpelier High School.  He was also a graduate …

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