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Lorna Geesey, 71

Lorna J. Geesey, age 71, of Montpelier, Ohio, died suddenly at 1:00 P.M.. on Monday, December 9, 2013, in Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, Ohio, following a brief illness. She was the widow of Norman A. Geesey, who died on February 11, 2012. Service arrangements are pending with Krill …

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Francis Baldwin, 92

Francis Baldwin, age 92, of Bryan,and passed away Monday, December 9, 2013 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, Ohio. Prior to his retirement he had been a farmer most of his life. Francis was born in Defiance County on June 5, 1921, the son of Howard and Marjorie (Figley) Baldwin. On …

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OUTGOING STRYKER COUNCIL MEMBERS RECOGNIZED

Four out­go­ing mem­bers of Stryker Vil­lage Coun­cil were thanked at Monday’s vil­lage coun­cil meet­ing and rec­og­nized for their years of ser­vice. The Bryan Times reports that Joan Ruf­fer was hon­ored for hav­ing given 30 years of ser­vice to the com­mu­nity, Tom Hor­ton with 17, Carol Fee­han with 16 and Dan …

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EDGERTON BOARD MEETS QUICKLY TO WRAP UP THE YEAR

The Edger­ton Board of Edu­ca­tion wrapped up the year’s busi­ness at their meet­ing Mon­day night. Sev­eral staff posi­tions were filled, and the board approved pol­icy man­ual updates as pre­sented at the Novem­ber meet­ing. They then set Mon­day, Jan. 6th at 7 p.m. as the orga­ni­za­tional meet­ing for the board, with …

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BUSY COMPOST SITE

It’s a busy place… The Defi­ance com­post site closed for the sea­son last month, but is sure did get plenty of use this year. The site, which is open three days a week for about eight months annu­ally, closed for the year on Nov. 26. It’s planned to open again …

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BIGNELL TRIAL BEGINS

The trial of 40 year old Daniel Bignell Jr. got under­way Mon­day in the Williams County Court of Com­mon Pleas. Bignell is accused of five counts of rape, two counts of attempted rape, four counts of gross sex­ual impo­si­tion, and three counts of kid­nap­ping. His alleged vic­tims were all under­age …

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ANGOLA MAN HELD ON SEX CHARGES

An Angola man now faces mul­ti­ple charges con­nected to an alleged sex­ual assault. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment reports the arrest of 27 year old Kile Stock­ert, who is fac­ing up to six felony charges. Inves­ti­ga­tors say early Sun­day morn­ing, a 26-year old woman claimed she was sex­u­ally assaulted. She …

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Ruth Mitchell, 61

Ruth Michelle Mitchell, age 61, of Wauseon passed away late Saturday December 7, 2013 at her home. She was a lifelong Homemaker. Mrs. Mitchell was born on December 14, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario the daughter of the late George and the late Helena (Hamilton) Longmire. On June 21, 1980 she …

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Katherine Williamson, 30

Katherine J. Williamson, 90 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, where she had been a resident.  Katherine was born July 10, 1923 in Huntington, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Leonard and Annie (Clark) Hazelett.  She was a graduate of Guyan Valley High School …

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Nancy Gimson, 65

Nancy A. Gimson, 65 years, of Pioneer, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home.  Nancy was born March 5, 1948 in Bryan, the daughter of the late Theodore and Leota (Rosendaul) Cronk.  She was a graduate of Bryan High School.  She married Virgil E. Gimson, Jr., on March 28, …

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