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Bryan Summer Series Talk Set For Wednesday

The Bryan Sum­mer Series, pre­sented by Bryan’s First Pres­by­ter­ian Church, con­tin­ues on Wednes­day, when Myrna Grove will speak about one-room schools. It all begins tomor­row morn­ing at 10 in the church gath­er­ing area with cof­fee and a treat. The church is at 506 Oxford Drive in Bryan. Myrna Grove taught …

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Jennifer Crooks, 43

Jennifer A. Crooks, age 43, of Wauseon passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon following an extended illness. Prior to her illness she had worked as a Medical Transcriptionist for the Fulton County Health Center. Mrs. Crooks was born in Greenville, Ohio on …

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Sharon Richmond, 62

Sharon Marie Richmond, 62, a lifelong Montpelier resident passed away at her home on Saturday July 5th.  She was born on May 23, 1952 in Montpelier to Jack O. and Barbara E. (Kreischer) Daft.  Sharon graduated from Montpelier High School in 1970. Sharon volunteered for the Williams County Sheriff- Mounted Deputies.  She loved …

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Rodney Lumbardo, 54

Rodney A. Lumbardo, age 54, of Stryker and formerly of Archbold passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Toledo following an extended illness. Prior to his illness he had served for 16 years in the US Navy and had also worked in Maintenance for Sauder Woodworking, …

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Frances Crow, 101

Frances Ruth Crow, 101, of rural Camden, MI, passed away on Saturday, July 5, at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a patient since March. Born January 7, 1913, in Amboy Township (Hillsdale County) MI, she was the daughter of Frantz Siegel and Rachel Pearl (Metcalf) Sommers. …

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Larry Boyer, 74

Larry D. Boyer, 74, of Montpelier passed away Thursday evening at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  He was born on April 9, 1940 in Bridgewater Township to John N. and Florence H. (Kohl) Boyer. Larry was a member of the Cockshutt International Tractor Club and an active member of the …

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Dortha Stephenson, 77

Dorotha J. Stephenson, age 77, of Perrysburg and formerly of Hemut, California died Thursday July 3, 2014 at Kingston Care Center in Perrysburg. Prior to her retirement she had been a Waitress for many years. Dorotha was born in Toledo on July 26, 1935 the daughter of the late Earl …

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Sherry Apple, 53

Sherry L. Apple, 53, of Montpelier passed away early Thursday morning, July 3rd, at her home.  She was born on July 19, 1960 in Montpelier to Richard and Pauline (Maier) Brannan.  On October 29, 1977 she married Dave Apple in Pioneer and he survives. At one time Sherry trained harness horses in …

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Highway Patrol Report Released

Accord­ing to fig­ures released by the Ohio High­way Patrol, we are com­ing off of the safest year on Ohio road­ways since they started keep­ing records. The High­way Patrol says less than 1,000 peo­ple statewide died in traf­fic crashes on Ohio’s road­ways last year, the low­est num­ber since the patrol began …

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Court House Renovation Delays

Some delays in the final work at the Defi­ance County Cour­t­house. Offices which had planned to move to tem­po­rary quar­ters this month while the cour­t­house is being ren­o­vated won’t be mov­ing now until some­time in late Sep­tem­ber. That means the planned bid open­ing date is now pushed back as well. …

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