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TWO ARRESTED IN BURGLARY INVESTIGTATION

A num­ber of indict­ments were handed down Tues­day by a Williams County Grand Jury. Among those indicted was a man who recently moved here. 22 year old Travis Hicks had been liv­ing in Texas, but in August moved into a home on County Road 17 belong­ing to his friend, 55 …

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FIREWORKS TESTING

It’s not the Fourth of July, but there will be some fire­works tonight any­way in Bryan. The Bryan Times is report­ing that Bryan Mayor Doug John­son told the Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs on Tues­day that the city of Bryan will be test­ing small-shell fire­works in Bryan’s Recre­ation Park at …

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PIONEER COUNCIL HEARS ELECTRICAL CONCERNS

There were two guest speak­ers at Tuesday’s Pio­neer Coun­cil meet­ing. Dawn Bald­win, direc­tor of emer­gency ser­vices for Williams County, and Rick Fair­banks, elec­tric super­vi­sor for the town spoke to coun­cil mem­bers. Fair­banks, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, is due to retire in Jan­u­ary, leav­ing the town with two line­man. Fair­banks …

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GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS HANDED DOWN IN WILLIAMS

A Williams County Grand Jury handed down 14 indict­ments yes­ter­day, includ­ing three secret indict­ments. Accord­ing to the court order, “The par­ties have not been arrested, and until they are, their cases are not to appear upon the appear­ance docket, nor upon the trial docket, nor oth­er­wise made pub­lic.“ As the …

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VEHICLE WITH DOGS HITS PILLARS IN DEFIANCE

A vehi­cle dam­aged one of the new gate­way pil­lars at Pon­tiac Park in Defi­ance Tues­day morn­ing when it rolled down the hill. Defi­ance Police say just after 3:30am, a vehi­cle owned by Kathy Miller of Web­ster St., which was parked at Cir­cle K, rolled down the incline of the park­ing …

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Ronald Brenneman, 82

Ronald H. Brenneman, age 82, died on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in his grandson’s home near Bryan, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was a laborer with Brust Pipeline in Bryan, Ohio, for many years. Ronald was a veteran of the United States Army, serving …

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Glenn Whitson, 85

Glenn Spencer Whitson, age 85, of Edon, Ohio, passed away in his residence at 1:46 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013. Mr. Whitson retired as an Inspector at Dana Corporation. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served at the end of World War II as a Navy …

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Julie Peterson

Julie M. Peterson, age 86, of Edon, Ohio, died at 1:45 P.M. on Monday, September 16, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, where she was a patient. Mrs. Peterson was a graduate of Edgerton High School, was a longtime cook and waitress, and retired from Plas-Tech in …

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Judith Lorntz, 72

Judith Ann Lorntz, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013, at her home. Judy had retired from the Williams County Auditor’s Office as a Deputy Auditor. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, was a 30 year member of Wesley United Methodist Church, …

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Connie Caudill, 61

Connie L. Caudill, 61, of Montpelier, passed away peacefully Saturday night at home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on June 23, 1952 in Bryan, Ohio to James R. and Shirley (Haskins) Bailey.  Connie graduated from Hazard High School in Hazard, Kentucky in 1970, then attended the University of Kentucky …

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