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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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NEW PRINCIPAL AT WAUSEON ELEMENTARY

The Wauseon Ele­men­tary School has a new prinic­pal. Theresa Viet­meier, for­merly a Wauseon Ele­men­tary School music teacher, was cho­sen Mon­day night by the Wauseon Exempted Vil­lage Board of Edu­ca­tion as the building’s new prin­ci­pal. Viet­meier begins her new job effec­tive Aug. 1, replac­ing David Burk­holder, who resigned. Viet­meier received her …

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SUMMER COOLING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

The North­west­ern Ohio Com­mu­nity Action Com­mis­sion will be accept­ing appli­ca­tions for the HEAP Sum­mer Cool­ing pro­gram start­ing July 1, and con­tin­u­ing through August 31. Assis­tance with a pay­ment of an elec­tric bill and/or dis­tri­b­u­tion of a free air con­di­tioner will be pro­vided. To qual­ify, a per­son must be within 175 …

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BRYAN DRUG BUST

Bryan police report a drug arrest in Bryan. Just after mid­night Mon­day morn­ing, police arrested 20 year old Andrew Shirkey of Atlanta, Geor­gia. Shirkey was cited for pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana and paraphernalia.

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BMU ELECTRIC DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES NAMED

The Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs has named BMU Elec­tric Super­in­ten­dent Brian Car­lin as the new Direc­tor of Util­i­ties. Car­lin replaces Steve Case­bere, who recently announced his retire­ment. Car­lin takes the job with more than 23 years of expe­ri­ence in the util­ity indus­try. He started in the cable indus­try and …

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FATAL CRASH VICTIM NAMED

The name of the vic­tim of a fatal crash last week has been released. The State High­way Patrol said Sun­day that 27 year old Cody Dou­glass of Pio­neer died in a crash Wednes­day on U.S. 20 just east of the Indi­ana state line. Dou­glass was pro­nounced dead at the scene, …

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TWO HURT IN DEFIANCE CRASH

The Ohio State High­way Patrol at Defi­ance reports a two-vehicle injury crash Sun­day morn­ing on U.S. 127 just north of West Unity. Police say a car dri­ven by 78 year old Mary Ran­dall of Fayette col­lided with another vehi­cle dri­ven by 76 year old Myr­tle Vanars­dalen of West Unity. Ran­dall …

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GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $170,000

A total of $170,000 was raised by The 8th annual ProMed­ica Defi­ance Regional Hos­pi­tal Pro-Am golf tour­na­ment Fri­day at the Eagle Rock Golf Club in Defi­ance. $55,000 of that money was raised on Thurs­day evening at the Pro-Am din­ner and auc­tion. All the money raised will go to Kaitlyn’s Cot­tage …

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IMMUNIZATIONS IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Health Depart­ment will give immu­niza­tions at the Hicksville Com­mu­nity Center,Main Street in Hicksville, on Tues­day from 10 a.m.-noon. and from 1:30–5 p.m. For more infor­ma­tion, call the health depart­ment at 419–784-3818 or go to its web­site at www.defiancecohealth.org.

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CLASSES GO TO THE DOGS

The Bryan Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment plans to offer a basic dog obe­di­ence class for dogs 5 months and older. The class will be lim­ited to eight peo­ple along with their dogs and will be held on four con­sec­u­tive Sat­ur­days, begin­ning on Sat­ur­day, July 13. Instruc­tor Amy Sny­der will hold …

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