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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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Tough Job To Get IN Jail In Some Cases

Not too many peo­ple want to go to jail, but Amy Peters is beg­ging to get in. Accord­ing to The Courier, the 45 year old Peters was sen­tenced to five days in jail in Jan­u­ary 2013 for dri­ving with a sus­pended license, but she was then denied entry to the …

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Bryan PD Make Arrest On A Warrant

Bryan Police on Sat­ur­day, arrested 36 year old Allen Williams of Bryan on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear. The orig­i­nal charge was dis­or­derly con­duct. He was also charged with Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia. In addi­tion to that, Williams was also charged on a …

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Highway Patrol Warns Of Zero Tolerance Policy

The Ohio State High­way Patrol will be out in full force crack­ing down on impaired dri­vers the entire Fourth of July week­end, which begins Thurs­day, July 3 and ends Sun­day, July 6. Their zero-tolerance pol­icy is part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforce­ment cam­paign aimed at …

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Burning The Mortgage!

Folks were scream­ing FIRE in Defi­ance Tues­day, but not in the way you might think. The Defi­ance County Fair Foun­da­tion burned the mort­gage for the grand­stand on Tues­day. The mort­gage, orig­i­nally for up to $500,000, was taken out in Sep­tem­ber of 2010, but was proudly paid off early. The foun­da­tion …

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DeKalb Crash Injures Two

Two men were injured Tues­day morn­ing in a crash in DeKalb County. Indi­ana State Police say it hap­pened near County Road 51 when a Freight­liner truck dri­ven by 51 year old Michael Hep­h­ner of Angola went off the road, into a ditch and hit two trees. Hep­h­ner was taken by …

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Bryan Native Honored

A Bryan native recently received a very high honor. Robert Lowe, son of Kris­tine Lowe of Bryan and the late Robert Lowe, has been named a recip­i­ent of a Pres­i­den­tial Fel­low­ship, the most com­pet­i­tive and pres­ti­gious award given by the grad­u­ate school at The Ohio State Uni­ver­sity. The Bryan Times …

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