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Betty Law, 66

Betty M. Law, age 66, of Bryan, Ohio, died on Friday morning, March 6, 2015,at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Betty was a homemaker and had worked several years as a crossing guard for Lincoln Elementary School in Bryan. She was a an avid animal lover and supported …

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Bryan Police Tight-Lipped About Arrests

An OVI arrest over the week­end in Bryan. Bryan Police say they col­lared 22 year old Logan Pape of Celina, Ohio early Sun­day morn­ing, around 3am. Pape was released by police who didn’t pro­vide any fur­ther infor­ma­tion. Bryan police also say they arrested 42 year old Don­ald Laney of Bryan …

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Defiance Family Loses All In Flames

A Defi­ance fam­ily lost their home and all their pos­ses­sions in a fire Fri­day morn­ing, and now they need every­thing to re-start their lives. Flames destroyed the home that Saman­tha Adkins shared at 401 Rulf St., with her two chil­dren and fiance, Nathan Brown. The first calls came in Fri­day …

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Gambling Charges Leveled

A Defi­ance Grand Jury has indicted three peo­ple who allegedly oper­ated an “ille­gal gam­bling house” at the North­towne Mall in Defi­ance, and in four other com­mu­ni­ties. 38 year old Mar­vin Dabish, 39 year old Robert Dabish, and 59 year old Nadia Dabish, all of Ore­gon, are now fac­ing more than …

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Robert Greek, 97

Robert Daso Greek, 97, of Montpelier, passed away on Thursday March 5, 2015 at Community Hospital and Wellness Center in Bryan. He was born on November 30, 1917 in Kunkle, Ohio to Ford and Mamie (Daso) Greek. On December 25, 1951 he married Mildred Briner and she preceded him in …

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Jane Clair, 58

Jane Marie Clair, 58, of Hicksville passed away Tuesday evening at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She was born on December 28, 1956 in Montpelier to James M. and Wanda L. (Freeman) Snow.  Jane graduated from Montpelier High School in 1975, where she received her beautician’s license from Four County Joint …

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Jack Goshia, 86

John H. “Jack” Goshia, age 86, of Naples, Florida, and a longtime resident of Bryan, Ohio, died at 10:03 A.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Avow Hospice in Naples, where he was a patient. Mr. Goshia was a 1947 graduate of Defiance, Ohio, High School and served in the …

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Changes In Scope Of Courthouse Renovations In Defiance

The improve­ments at the Defi­ance County cour­t­house will pro­ceed, how­ever they will now be done on a reduced scale, foll­wing a meet­ing that was held this week. The meet­ing of a com­mit­tee resulted in a vote, by a 5 to 2 mar­gin, not to pro­ceed with a full-scale ren­o­va­tion, which …

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A Sign Of Spring!!!

Well, here’s a sure sign of spring. A sign-up for a gar­den­ing plot in the Defi­ance Com­mu­nity Gar­den will be held on Wednes­day, March 18, at 9 a.m. and again at 7 p.m. that evening, at the county ser­vice garage, right behind the Defi­ance County Build­ing on East Sec­ond Street …

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Post Office Fire Disrupts Liberty Center

Fire­fight­ers rushed out Thurs­day morn­ing to a fire at the Lib­erty Cen­ter Post Office. The first call came in from a passerby just after 5am yes­ter­day, when that per­son said they saw a glow in the front win­dow of the build­ing on East Street. The fire was found in the …

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