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Salt Supply Said To Be Good Going Into Winter

Seems like old man win­ter is arriv­ing a bit early this year, and accord­ing to the Bryan Times, local offi­cials aren’t tak­ing any chances. They report that the county has pur­chased enough salt, sand and liq­uid heat for any sur­prises that may come along. The local road crews cover up …

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Sex Offender Sentenced

A man from Mont­pe­lier will spend five years in prison for the sex­ual abuse of a child. 31 year old Randy Kirk­endall Jr had pre­vi­ously pleaded guilty to 10 crim­i­nal counts related to crimes involv­ing a 6-year-old girl which took place between July 1, 2013 and June 7 of this …

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Lavon Joice, 87

Lavon O. Joice, 87, of Montpelier passed away Friday night.  He was born on May 9, 1927 in Northwest Township, Ohio to Orville K. and Lalah L. (Tingley) Joice.  Lavon served in the United States Army during World War II.  On June 12, 1949 he married Edith “Dolly” Towns and she preceded him …

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James Lee Huffman, 81

James Lee Huffman, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. He was a lifelong carpenter, working for Struble & Sons Construction for over 38 years and did some carpenter work for H.C. Votaw Construction in Pioneer. Later, …

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Bryan Police Report

Bryan Police report an arrest Mon­day in a domes­tic case. Police say they took 35 year old Brian Rauch of South Port­land Street in Bryan into cus­tody after he was arrested and charged with domes­tic vio­lence. No other details were made avail­able, but we did find out that Rauch was …

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Bryan Water Department Issues Tips On Winter Water Precautions

As we enter the win­ter sea­son, the Bryan Water Depart­ment is encour­ag­ing every­one to take the fol­low­ing pre­cau­tions to help pro­tect their water lines from freez­ing: Pro­tect exposed pipes from cold air drafts by clos­ing and seal­ing win­dows and any exposed open­ings in base­ments or crawl­spaces. Pro­vide proper insu­la­tion for …

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Christmas Store Set To Open

Christ­mas is right around the cor­ner, and it’s the time of year that folks nat­u­rally come together to help oth­ers who are less for­tu­nate. This year, a com­mu­nity ser­vice project of the Defi­ance County Board of Devel­op­men­tal Dis­abil­i­ties and Good Samar­i­tan School, involves a sec­ond­hand Christ­mas store for the free …

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It May Be Winter, But We’re All Set For Next Summer’s Fireworks

It’s offi­cial… the Fourth of July fire­works cel­e­bra­tion in Bryan next year, will once again be held at Recre­ation Park, after hav­ing been moved from the pre­vi­ous loca­tion near Bryan Mid­dle School. Last sum­mer, the dis­play was launched from Recre­ation Park, and it was a suc­cess accord­ing to the Byan …

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NSCC To Meet Wednesday At Noon

The exec­u­tive com­mit­tee of the North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege Board of Trustees will meet on Wednes­day, tomor­row, at 12 Noon in the McDougle Cen­ter. The meet­ing is planned for dis­cus­sion and review of agenda items in prepa­ra­tion for the reg­u­lar board of trustees meet­ing, which is sched­uled for Fri­day, Decem­ber …

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Orlena Bingham, 94

Orlena Bingham, age 94, of Wauseon, passed away early Monday morning, November 17, 2014 at Fulton Manor in wauseon. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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