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Sam Koch, 85

Clarence Samuel “Sam” Koch, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 8:15 P.M. on Monday, June 10, 2013, at Fountain Park Inn and Villas in Bryan, where he was a resident. Mr. Koch was a 1945 graduate of Farmer High School and was employed as a truck driver and station …

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Jill Gallant, 52

Jill Kay Gallant, 52 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the University of Toledo Medical Center after a 3 year battle with cancer.  Jill was born January 22, 1961 in Montpelier, the daughter of Clinton “Clint” and Wanda H. (Lloyd) Fitzenrider.  She was a 1979 graduate of North …

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Art VanCoppenolle, 45

Arthur “Art” E. VanCoppenolle, 45, of Montpelier died Saturday evening at his home.  He was born on October 26, 1967 in Montpelier to Thomas A. and Kathleen (Robarge) VanCoppenolle.  Art graduated from Montpelier High School in 1986. Art worked at a meat processing plant in Napoleon, Ohio. Art is survived by his …

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BRYAN PD COLLARS

Sev­eral arrests were made over the past few days by Bryan Police. On Thurs­day, Bryan Police arrested 33 year old Michael Kennedy of North Allen Street in Bryan on a bench war­rant out of Defi­ance County for fail­ure to appear. He was taken to CCNO. Then on Fri­day, Bryan Police …

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BUSY DATE FOR MEETINGS

A lot of meet­ings are sched­uled for today. Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil will meet in reg­u­lar ses­sion at 7:30 p.m. today in the police depart­ment meet­ing room. The Williams Soil and Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Williams County Agri­cul­ture Ser­vices Meet­ing Room in Bryan. The …

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NURSING HOME FIRE DISPLACES 64 RESIDENTS IN ANGOLA

All res­i­dents from Lake­land Nurs­ing and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter in Angola had to be evac­u­ated due to an attic fire. The elec­tri­cal fire that started at about 10:20 p.m. Fri­day night was in the orig­i­nal wing of the facil­ity, above the office area. It’s hoped that all res­i­dents will be back …

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THINGS ARE HAPPENING AT INDEPENDENCE DAM PARK

Excit­ing things are hap­pen­ing at Inde­pen­dence Dam State Park east of Defi­ance this sum­mer. Ren­o­va­tion of the marina park­ing lot and plan­ning of new activ­i­ties for vis­i­tors are in progress, and park offi­cials are get­ting camp­ing sites started up again, bring­ing bald eagles to the park from a reha­bil­i­ta­tion facil­ity …

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MAN HITS DEER WITH BIKE

A McClure man sus­tained seri­ous injuries early Sat­ur­day morn­ing when his motor­cy­cle col­lided with a deer near in Henry County. 57 year old Leonel Sifuentes of McClure was taken by air ambu­lance to the Uni­ver­sity of Toledo Med­ical Cen­ter for treat­ment. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sifuentes was …

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NAPOLEON SCHEDULES BLOOD DRIVE

The West­ern Lake Erie region of the Amer­i­can Red Cross will be hold­ing a blood drive on Tues­day at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Napoleon. Call 800-RED-CROSS to sched­ule an appoint­ment for tomorrow’s blood drive.

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Hobart Young, 97

Hobart Dean Young, 97 years, of Downers Grove, Illinois, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Wednesday evening, June 5, 2013 at Arbor Terrace in Alpharetta, Georgia, where he was a residing.  Hobart was born March 5, 1916 in Bryan, Ohio the son of the late Lorin and Jeannette (McKelvey) Young.  He …

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