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Dog Danger Is Addressed On OH Bench

The Ohio Supreme Court rules a dog, suspected of posing a danger to people, does not have to carry an official dangerous dog label to charge an owner for violating the law. As long as prosecutors have evidence that the dog in question would meet the definition of the law, …

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Carol N. Pollock, 75

Carol N. Pollock, 75 years, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Carol was born January 1, 1944 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Oakley and Mildred (Bechtol) Pollock. She worked at Custom Cleaners as a presser …

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Deadly Crash In Van Wert

Two people are dead and one badly hurt after a crash in Van Wert, at the intersection of Liberty Union Road at Van Wert Willshire Road. Officials say Eric Mwaba, of Lexington, Kentucky, failed to stop. Mwaba’s car then crashed into an eastbound SUV, driven by Cynthia Schumm of Van …

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William A. Stuckey, 90

William A. Stuckey, age 90, of rural Bryan, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at The Laurels in Defiance. Prior to his retirement he had been an Electrician for many years with the Toledo Electrical Union. He just received his 55 year pin from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Bill was …

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Charles “Chuck” M. Schneider, 79

Charles “Chuck” M. Schneider, age 79, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away Sunday,  December 15, 2019 in CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  He was born June 20, 1940 in Lebanon, Ohio to the late Marcel Richard and Bernitta Rita (Schwartz) Schneider.  He married Arlene Rose Miller on November 28, 1959 and she …

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Chapa Is The New Chief

Chris Chapa will be sworn in as City Bryan’s police chief after city council approved his hire by a 3-2 vote. Chapa has served as interim chief since Michael Willis retired in August. He started with the police department in July 2001. Officials say the city received 11 applications and …

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Yoh In Critical Condition

A West Unity area native and former Bryan and West Unity police officer remains in critical condition after he is injured in a shootout in Ozark, Alabama. Samuel Yoh, a Bryan police officer of 16 years, was shot several times responding to an incident involving a suicidal man. Officials tell …

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New Employer Comes To Pioneer

New jobs in the area. Pioneer will soon be home to Toledo Tool and Die…bringing with it, around 60 new positions. The Toledo manufacturer specializes in metal stamping. They work with tool designing, in-house builds and high-volume mass production of stamping assemblies and other machines. The company took over the …

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Elections Pass Muster

Williams County elections officials complete an audit of results of the Nov. 6 general election…no errors or inconsistencies were found. Post-election audits are normally required to be conducted following each general election in an even-numbered year and after each presidential primary election. This time around, after new voting equipment was …

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Barbara Joyce Nofziger, 87

Barbara Joyce Nofziger, 87 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at Hillside Country Living, where she was a resident.  Barbara was born March 18, 1932, in Montpelier, Ohio, the daughter of the late Negley and Agnes (Oberlin) Stockman.  She was a 1949 graduate of Bryan High School.  …

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