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College President Stepping Down

It was announced on Tues­day by Defi­ance Col­lege, that Pres­i­dent Mark C. Gor­don will be step­ping down on June 30th. Gor­don, the college’s 18th Pres­i­dent, says he has accepted a posi­tion as pres­i­dent and dean at William Mitchell Col­lege of Law in St. Paul, Minn. Gor­don has led the col­lege …

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Big Changes On The Way For Premier Area Hotel

Changes are in store for one area hotel… The Ramada Mont­pe­lier Hotel and Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, will change its name and fran­chise affil­i­a­tion to the Qual­ity Inn & Suites. The name change, which will take effect later this year, is part of a total ren­o­va­tion to …

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Mervin Stark, 78

Mervin R. Stark, age 78, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 4:28 P.M. on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Mr. Stark was 1954 graduate of Edgerton High School and served six years in the …

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Terry Dee Taylor, 79

Terry Dee Taylor, age 79, of Palm Coast, Florida, and originally from Bryan, Ohio, peacefully joined our Heavenly Father on January 12, 2015, following a courageous nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Terry graduated from Ney High School in 1953 and attended the Bryan, Ohio, branch of Bowling Green State University …

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Eleanor Bayes, 78

Eleanor E. Bayes, 78 years, of Bryan, passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Genesis Healthcare – Bryan Center.  Eleanor was born April 17, 1936 in New York City, New York, the daughter of the late Ewing P. and Eleanor J. (Brown) Knox.  She married Darrell D. Bayes on February 28, 1959 …

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Henry Schedules Blood Drive

The Amer­i­can Red Cross in Henry County will hold a blood drive on Wednes­day at Wide­wa­ter in Lib­erty Cen­ter from 1–6 p.m. Walk-ins are wel­come. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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Bryan Police Report

Bryan Police report that they col­lared 33 year old Ken­neth A. Can­field II of N. Wal­nut St., Bryan on a bench war­rant out of Ful­ton County West­ern Dis­trict Court for fail­ing to appear. The orig­i­nal charge was Fail­ing to Com­ply with a law­ful order of a Police Offi­cer. Now Can­field …

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New Technology In Defiance

Tech­nol­ogy never stands still, and those that embrace it move for­ward. Those that fail to keep up, are left behind. Now, some area first respon­ders are tak­ing a step for­ward with some ground­break­ing tech­nol­ogy that they say will allow them to more quickly respond to emer­gen­cies. The Defi­ance Fire Depart­ment …

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Relay Kickoff Thursday

The Amer­i­can Can­cer Soci­ety will kick off the 2015 Relay for Life of Williams County on Thurs­day from 5–6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Colum­bus build­ing on Buf­falo Road, in Bryan. There will be infor­ma­tion about the relay, how to get involved, refresh­ments, enter­tain­ment and door prizes. For more infor­ma­tion, …

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Mary Neidhardt, 89

Mary M. Neidhardt, 89 years, of Hicksville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 17, 2015, with her family by her side. Mary was born on August 25, 1925, in Paulding County, Ohio, to the late Harry and Floetta (Gorman) Zartman. Mary was a 1942 graduate of Central …

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