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Ronald “Smokey” Schweitzer, 88

Ronald G “Smokey” Schweitzer, age 88, passed away Sunday April 7, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked for Strydel/Ohio Art in Stryker, Weatherhead in Angola, IN and the KOA campground in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Schweitzer was born on September 9, …

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Harold Johnson, 82

Harold W. Johnson, age 82 years, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born June 23, 1930, at Stanford, KY, the son of James and Florence (Anness) Johnson. He married Dorothy Harris on August 31, 1957, and …

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STRYKER CAT ISSUE STILL OPEN

The inves­ti­ga­tion into stray cats in Stryker con­tin­ues. Mayor Dan Hughes read a pre­pared state­ment at Stryker Vil­lage Council’s reg­u­lar meet­ing Mon­day, ask­ing res­i­dents to allow time for the jus­tice sys­tem to sort out alle­ga­tions that stray cats were dis­posed of in an inhu­mane man­ner by mem­bers of the police …

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HENRY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FILE SUITS TO COLLECT $$

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have filed a civil claim against Ruralogic, Inc with offices also in Bryan, Napoleon and Arch­bold for non-payment of a loan. Accord­ing to the suit, the com­mis­sion­ers approved a $200,000 loan to the com­pany in March 2011. Ruralogic’s last pay­ment was made last Sep­tem­ber. The com­mis­sion­ers …

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NEW POLICE CAR FOR MONTPELIER

Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day voted to approve the pur­chase of a new police vehi­cle. A new Ford Inter­cep­tor SUV will be pur­chased through the Ohio Depart­ment of Admin­is­tra­tive Ser­vices. Coun­cil agreed, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, that the cost of the vehi­cle be capped at $31,000. Mont­pe­lier Coun­cil also …

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DETOUR

A local road is closed, mean­ing a detour for some dri­vers. The Defi­ance County engineer’s office says that Beer­bower Road, between Won­derly and Ride­nour roads, will be closed until Fri­day, weather per­mit­ting, for a cul­vert replacement.

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HENRY COUNTY CLEANUP

Some peo­ple in Henry County will be hit­ting the roads to clean up the county’s road­ways as part of the annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup event, spon­sored by the Henry County Solid Waste Dis­trict. Each year, about 300 indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and orga­ni­za­tions vol­un­teer to clean more than 800 miles of …

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Karen Roose, 57

Karen L Roose, 57, died Saturday April 6, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Karen was born July 8, 1955 in Montpelier, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn (Zuver) Roose. She graduated from Hilltop High School in 1973. Karen began her working career as a cook at …

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Bryan PD Activity

Bryan Police report sev­eral unre­lated arrests over the past few days. On Thurs­day, 31 year old Ken­neth Can­field of Payne, Ohio was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear to pay resti­tu­tion. Can­field also had addi­tional war­rants out of Defi­ance and Ful­ton Coun­ties. …

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Kudos To Wauseon Elementary

Wauseon Ele­men­tary School has been named one of the state’s 39 high-performing reward schools for 2012. High-performing reward schools score in the top 10 per­cent of schools for com­bined read­ing and math pro­fi­ciency. Rec­og­niz­ing high per­form­ing schools, accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, moti­vates schools that are not mak­ing …

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