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Unity During Coronavirus

Hundreds of Bryan City Schools students and their families line up outside their homes, and at Recreation Park, to greet their teachers who paraded through town. The teachers remained in their vehicles but waved, honked and shouted greetings during the parade, which winded throughout the city. Ohio schools have been …

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Robert D. Partee, 65

Robert D. Partee, age 65, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 12:06 P.M. on Friday, March 20, 2020, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Mr. Partee was a 1972 graduate of Bryan High School and worked at The Aro Corporation for twenty years as a machinist …

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Ned S. Hill, 63

Ned S. Hill, 63 years, of Montpelier, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan.  Ned was born February 13, 1957, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of the late Jesse and Carolyn (Clifton) Hill.  Ned was a Laborer for DPII for the past five years.  …

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Beverly J. Gotshall, 86

Beverly J. Gotshall, 86 years, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, in her residence.  Beverly was born January 20, 1934, in Alvordton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Floyd E. and Pauline R. (Bricker) Pifer.  Beverly was the former owner of “The Bar” in Montpelier.  She had …

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Victor G. Perez, 47

Victor G. Perez, age 47, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. He had worked in Wauseon at McDonalds, Wendy’s and Burger King. Victor was born in Wauseon on March 20, 1973, the son of Pablo Perez, Sr. and Sue (Harrison).  Surviving is his …

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Jack C. Graf, 72

Jack C. Graf died on March 18, 2020 after a long battle with kidney failure.  He was 72. Born on December 10, 1947, Jack was the son of the late John J. and Marthella (Rupp) Graf.  Jack is survived by his wife of 50 years, Molly (Tredway), daughters, Jacqueline (Tim) …

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ONG Activated

Gov. Mike DeWine has activated 300 members of the Ohio National Guard to help ensure needy communities get food…while the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says it received 111,055 unemployment insurance benefit applications online in the past four days. The state has nearly 120 confirmed cases of the …

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Two Die From Coronavirus In IN

Two people in Indiana have died from the coronavirus in two days. State health officials confirm the Johnson County residents were in their 60’s. They were in an area hospital. The health department also reported six new additional confirmed illnesses, giving the state 30 cases across 15 counties.

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Holcomb Orders Closures

Indiana’s governor orders all of the state’s public and private schools to remain closed through at least the end of April…as part of the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The illness has already forced many businesses throughout the state to close. Gov. Holcomb called for all restaurants …

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Charter School Bill In Debate

Ohio would stop allowing for-profit operators to manage its public charter schools in 2023 under a new legislative proposal, aimed at stronger accountability for that sector. The bill also would subject the operators to annual state audits and make public more of the records related to charter schools’ management and …

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