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NEW PRINCIPAL FOR EDON

Edon Schools picked a new prin­ci­pal Tues­day night.. Board mem­bers hired Anthony Stevens as the new prin­ci­pal for grades 7–12, to replace David Kennedy who resigned. Anthony will offi­cially begin his two-year con­tract on Aug. 1. Anthony pre­vi­ously taught school for six years in Nashville, Tennessee.

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PIONEER WATER TANK COMING DOWN

Pio­neer Coun­cil, at their meet­ing Tues­day night, approved demo­li­tion of the old water tower. Coun­cil mem­bers said to have the old tower painted and sealed would cost more than demo­li­tion. The Bryan Times reports that coun­cil approved Rural Water Ser­vices Stor­age LLC of Cam­den, Ohio to demol­ish the tank at …

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HEALTH COMMISSIONER WILL RUN

Williams County Health Com­mis­sioner James Watkins told the County Board of Health on Tues­day that he’s con­sid­er­ing a run for president-elect of the Asso­ci­a­tion of Ohio Health Com­mis­sion­ers, pend­ing approval by the board. Board mem­bers, after a short dis­cus­sion accord­ing to the Bryan Times, encour­aged Watkins to run for the …

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HICKSVILLE RELAY FOR LIFE THIS WEEKEND

A 5-K run/walk, cruise-in and Zumba demon­stra­tions will all be a part of the Relay for Life of Hicksville, which is sched­uled for Fri­day and Sat­ur­day at the Hicksville High School. The Relay for Life is a fundraiser for the Amer­i­can Can­cer Soci­ety, with pro­ceeds going to can­cer research and …

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9–1-1 DIRECTOR TERMINATED IN DEFIANCE

Defi­ance County’s 911 direc­tor has now been offi­cially ter­mi­nated over alle­ga­tions con­cern­ing her expenses, how­ever offi­cials now say no case will be pre­sented for pros­e­cu­tion. Carol Armitage was offi­cially ter­mi­nated as the 911 direc­tor, effec­tive May 17. Armitage had been on admin­is­tra­tive leave with­out pay fol­low­ing alle­ga­tions of “pos­si­ble fal­si­fi­ca­tion …

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GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

A Williams County Grand Jury on Mon­day released it’s list of indict­ments. All in all, 14 peo­ple were indicted, one remains secret. The oth­ers are: 28 year old Matthew Goebel of Edger­ton; 60 year old Ronald Snider of Bryan; 50 year old Larry McIn­toxh of Bryan; 24 year old Shane …

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BRYAN EDUCATION MEETING LOCATION UPDATE

The Bryan Board of Edu­ca­tion will be hold­ing a spe­cial meet­ing on Mon­day, June 24th begin­ning at 9am. The loca­tion of the meet­ing has been changed to the New Era Build­ing. Any­one inter­ested in attend­ing should note the change of loca­tion for this par­tic­u­lar meeting.

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CORRECTIONS OFFICER POSSIBLY HEADED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE

A cor­rec­tions offi­cer at the North­west Ohio Juve­nile Deten­tion, Train­ing and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter has been charged in con­nec­tion with the sex­ual bat­tery of a juve­nile under court cus­tody. 27 year old Robert R. Plotts of Hol­gate, is accused of com­mit­ting the crime on or around May 11. Accord­ing to the …

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WILLIAMS COMMISSIONERS FIRE DIRECTOR

Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers voted unan­i­mously last week to fire Hill­side Coun­try Liv­ing Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Terry Schollmeier after a review of atten­dance records showed that poli­cies were incon­sis­tently fol­lowed. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, “Cer­tain employ­ees were dis­ci­plined for atten­dance issues and oth­ers are not.”The inves­ti­ga­tion was com­pleted by an inde­pen­dent …

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BRYAN SCHOOL PLAN TO FACE VOTERS

The Bryan City Schools facil­i­ties plan will go before the vot­ers this fall if the state comes up with it’s por­tion of the costs. Last night, the school board voted to place a 7.45-mill, 28-year bond issue on the Nov. 5 bal­lot. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, it rep­re­sents match­ing …

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