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New Education Leadership

A new superintendent at Bryan City Schools is selected. Current Director of Secondary Education, Mark Rairigh will take on the role. Pending board approval, Rairigh will officially begin his duties on August 1, when current Superintendent Diana Savage will have her title changed to assistant to the superintendent. Savage will …

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Meat Sector In FC…Fine.

Many sectors are struggling to maintain operations during Ohio’s coronavirus restrictions. With that said, several Fulton County meat processors and retailers have found themselves barely scratched by the widespread upheaval. Designated essential services were exempt from the state’s wholesale business closings…in order to provide meat products to their communities. While …

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Day Cares To Reopen Soon

The reopening of Ohio day care centers and gyms will resume this month. State campgrounds will open May 21 and motor vehicle bureaus on May 26, although state officials urged residents to do as much vehicle renewal online as possible. Water parks and swimming at amusement parks are still off …

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Betty Jo Ridgway, 75

Betty Jo Ridgway, 75 years, of West Unity, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Advanced Specialty Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. Betty was born December 9, 1944 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Helen P. (Fischer) Hartman. She married Rex J. Ridgway on September 2, 1961 in Angola, …

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Marcia L. Sabins, 72

Marcia L. Sabins, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in her home surrounded by her family after a brief illness.  Mrs. Sabins was a 1965 graduate of Edgerton High School and had been employed by Spangler Candy Company, retiring with thirty-eight years of service.  …

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New Real Estate Numbers

Home sales are down in northwest Ohio, including Williams County and the city of Bryan…coronavirus. In the county, new listings for single-family homes fell only slightly from 46 in April 2019 to 32 in April 2020. At the same time, pending sales dropped from 49 to 33…closed sales from 36 …

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Mohre Files To Run

Gary Mohre…the interim Williams County sheriff…files paperwork with the county elections office to run as a write-in candidate for the office in the Nov. 5 general election. Mohre was appointed interim sheriff on March 18. Prior to that he served as police chief of Blakeslee for almost 30 years. He …

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Fire Put Out In Montpelier

Crews in Bryan, Montpelier and Florence Township fire departments take on an attic fire on Maplehurst Avenue in Montpelier. No one was injured in the blaze. Officials suspect a faulty electrical system in the home is the culprit. An investigation is underway by both state and local officials.

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New Covid Testing Site In NH

The Indiana State Department of Health opens a coronavirus testing site at the New Haven Adams Township Fire Department, on Hartzell Road. Hours?…Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. You must register to get tested at the facility.

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Steven L. Krauss, 77

Steven L. Krauss, 77, of Montpelier went to his eternal home Tuesday evening in his home after a year long battle with cancer.  Steve spent a lifetime in pain due to a very bad car accident “caused by black ice” when he was a teenager.  Steve was born at his …

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