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David Killgallon, 41

David C. Killgallon, age 41, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013, at his home. A 1991 graduate of Bryan High School, he then graduated from Hillsdale College in 1995. During his professional career, David was a marketing manager with regional newspapers and magazines in North Carolina, …

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Lela Johnson, 91

Lela Mae Vaccaro Johnson, 91 years, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in her residence.  Lela was born March 12, 1922 in Harrison County, Missouri, the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Effie Lea (Stewart) Stanton.  She was a graduate of Blythesdale High School.  She married Joseph A. Vaccaro and …

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Doris Stover-Roesch, 94

Doris I. Stover-Roesch, age 94, of West Unity, Ohio, died at 7:19 P.M. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Hillside Country Living where she was a resident. She was a member of the Bryan Alliance Church and the West Unity Lioness club. Doris had worked as a waitress at several …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police report the arrest of a man on Tues­day. It hap­pened just after 5:30 Tues­day after­noon. Police say 30 year old Jared Johansen was arrested for Dis­or­derly Con­duct After Warn­ing, Crim­i­nal Tres­pass and Resist­ing Arrest. He was taken to CCNO. Police didn’t indi­cate where Mr. Johansen was from.

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CRASH WITH INJURY

The state high­way patrol says three peo­ple were injured Wednes­day after­noon in a two-car col­li­sion at County Road K and County Road 16. Police say one of the injured was flown to Toledo via Life Flight. They say another was trans­ported by Williams County EMS to Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tals and Well­ness …

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VOTE RECOUNT IN DEFIANCE

An error in vote count­ing involv­ing early bal­lots in Defi­ance County has reversed the out­come of Defi­ance City Hall’s 0.3-percent income tax request, and has sent one city coun­cil race to an auto­matic recount. On Elec­tion Day the count was 1,430 votes for the tax and 1,445 against. How­ever, the …

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NAPOLEON BRIDGE PROJECT GETTING CLOSER

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have been told that ODOT has finally approved the pre­lim­i­nary plan for the design of a sec­ond river bridge in Napoleon. Now, a pub­lic meet­ing will be the next step toward get­ting the project under­way. ODOT says con­struc­tion on a new bridge in Napoleon would likely …

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO POISON HER HUSBAND WITH D-CON

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old woman was arrested Wednes­day after she allegedly tried to poi­son her hus­band by switch­ing his med­ica­tion… with rat poi­son. Renee Mans­field of Ash­ley now faces felony charges of aggra­vated bat­tery and pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled sub­stance. Mans­field also faces a mis­de­meanor charge …

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TAX RELIEF PERHAPS??

Some tax relief may be on the way for Ohio res­i­dents. Sen. Kevin Bacon, a Defi­ance native who now rep­re­sents a Columbus-area dis­trict is mak­ing a pro­posal in which he pro­poses to save peo­ple money on back to school sup­plies begin­ning next year. Bacon said his pro­posal would save con­sumers …

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Sylvia Tompkins, 89

Sylvia Walker Tompkins, 89 years, of Montpelier, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, Bryan, Ohio.  Sylvia was born July 26, 1924 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of Okra and Cynthia (Spradlin) Hackworth.  Sylvia was employed by Fulton Tubing for 17 years, retiring due to a disability.  She enjoyed making …

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