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Good Job Numbers

Williams County’s unemployment rate holds steady. The county’s jobless rate was 3.2 percent in December, the same as in November, which was down from 3.4 percent in August. The rate was down significantly from the December 2018 mark of 3.8 percent and 3.7 percent in December 2017, showing year-over-year improvement. …

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OH Battles Execution Issues

Gov. Mike DeWine delays three additional executions, as the state continues to struggle to find an adequate supply of drugs for lethal injection. The governor’s latest warrants of reprieve were issued for condemned prisoners Gregory Lott, John Stumpf, and Warren Henness. The inmates were scheduled to die in March, April …

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Trump Jr. To Speak Here

Donald Trump, Jr. will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Allen County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner…held at the Grand Wayne Center on Thursday, April 23. Trump agreed to appear after an invite from Congressman, Jim Banks in an event that is one of the staple events of the Republican …

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Candice Irene Landis, 47

Candice Irene Landis, 47, of Pioneer, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Candice was born on April 14, 1972 in Bryan, OH to William Eugene and Connie Ann (Cogswell) Keller. On February 28, 1989 she married Michael A. Landis in Montpelier, and he survives. Candice was a loving wife, …

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G. Marjean (Beck) Bly, 89

G. Marjean (Beck) Bly, 89, a resident of Fairlawn Haven Assisted Living in Archbold for the past three years, passed away at Ebeid Hospice Center in Sylvania, early Sunday morning.  She was a former resident of Bryan and West Unity.  Marjean was born on June 7, 1930 in North Adams, …

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Meeks Is Sentenced

A man is sentenced in a Defiance County courtroom for kidnapping, assault, and third- domestic violence. Joshua Meeks, gets 17-22 years in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. He was given credit for 154 days previously served. The charges stem from an August 2019 incident at Meeks’ home on …

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Time To Count The Eagles

Ohio’s wildlife agency is asking residents to help count every bald eagle nest in the state to document the bird’s presence. Eagle watchers can submit sightings online through March 31, and also see updates of verified nests. Ohio hosted more than 350 nesting pairs last year, many of them on …

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HOF Looks For New Inductees

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is seeking nominations to honor people who have continued to contribute to their communities after their military service. Nominees must be current or past Ohio residents, who have been outstanding in volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service or philanthropy. Each year, the Hall of …

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Congratulations, Morgan.

A Bryan freshman is chosen as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, in June, in Lowell, Massachusetts. Morgan Hageman will be going. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. During the three-day Congress, …

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Robert C. “Bob” Leatherman, 86

Robert C. “Bob” Leatherman, 86 years, of Edon, passed away Friday evening, January 31, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, with those he loved at his side.  Bob was born February 7, 1933, in Spencerville, Ohio, the son of the late Eunice Rempfer.  Bob was a 1951 …

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