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Aide Castillo, 62

Aide E. Castillo, age 62, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 2:22 A.M. on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan where she had been a patient. She retired from Spangler Candy Company as a candy maker with more than 30 years of service. Aide loved …

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Eugene Zehr, 64

Eugene L. Zehr, 64 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at his residence.  Eugene was born November 10, 1949 in Auburn, Indiana, the son of Loyal and Dolores (Middleton) Zehr.  He was a 1967 graduate of Bryan High School.  He was a Navy veteran, serving during the Viet Nam Era.  Eugene …

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Ronald Eberly, 77

Ronald Eberly, age 77 passed away late Tuesday April 1, 2014 at Regency Hospital in Toledo following an extended illness. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Beverly Little, 81

Beverly E. Little, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare in Bryan, where she had been a patient. Funeral services have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, Edon, where arrangements are pending at this time.

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John Kindler, 90

John T. Kindler, 90, of Montpelier passed away early Saturday morning in Bryan.  He was born to Albert and Roma (McCormick) Kindler on a farm near New Albany, Ohio on July 22, 1923.  After graduating from New Albany High School in 1941 he immediately went to work for what is now Nationwide …

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Bryan PD Release More People Following Arrests

Bryan Police report the arrest of 36 year old Allan Williams on charges of pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana and pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. He was released. 34 year old Leslie Swindell was arrested and charged with pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana. He was also released. And 38 year old Juan Ortiz was arrested …

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Don’t Miss The Health Fair

North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege nurs­ing stu­dents are host­ing a free Health Fair on Thurs­day from 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The event will fea­ture free blood pres­sure screen­ings and derma scan­ner screen­ings to help iden­tify skin can­cer risks. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the Repro­duc­tive Health Clinic will be in atten­dance as well. The Health …

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County Worker Killed In Defiance Accident

Accord­ing to a release from the Defi­ance County Sheriff’s Office, a Defi­ance County Envi­ron­men­tal Ser­vices employee was killed in an acci­dent dur­ing a trash drop-off Sat­ur­day morn­ing. 87-year-old Max Hook of Hicksville was attempt­ing to back a vehi­cle up to a dump­ster at the refuse pickup cen­ter on Gin­grich Road, …

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He Quit!

A man who has spent decades as a law enforce­ment offi­cer in Defi­ance County is call­ing it quits. The Cres­cent News reports that Gene Laney, who turns 70 years old today, says he’s retire­ing. Laney was once Hicksville’s police chief. In recent years, he has worked as a Defi­ance County …

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Daniel Jay Keller, 73

Daniel Jay Keller, age 73, of Edon, Ohio, died at12:40 A.M. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Bryan, where he had been a patient. Mr. Keller worked in maintenance for the Ohio Department of Transportation for 20 years. He also worked at the former …

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