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BRYAN POLICE BLOTTER

Bryan Police on Sun­day arrested 25 year old Sonya L. Mosler of Bryan on a war­rant out of Ful­ton County Court for fail­ing to appear. She was taken to CCNO. Also yes­ter­day just before 5pm, Bryan Police arrested 41 year old Rod­ney R. Walker of Bryan for Dis­or­derly Con­duct after …

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Simon Hug, 91

Simon W. “Pete” Hug, age 91, of Blakeslee, Ohio, died at 8:45 A.M. on Saturday, November 30, 2013, in his home. Mr. Hug was a lifelong farmer and had built Hug’s Chicken Coop in 1968, which raised 12,000 chickens. He also worked as a milk truck driver for Pet Milk …

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John Gilliland, 61

John “Jack” C. Gilliland, age 61, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Gilliland graduated from Celina Senior High School and Heidelberg University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. John taught in several school districts, including …

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Hugh Lindsey, 82

Hugh M. Lindsey, 82 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  Hugh was born September 10, 1931, the son of the late Hugh Ames and Audrey Elizabeth (Makley) Lindsey.  He was a 1949 graduate of Bryan High School, called “the 49ers”, where he …

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Anna Shininger, 95

Anna Margaret Shininger, 95 years, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.  Anna was born on December 28, 1917 in Ney, Ohio, the daughter of the late Peter and Susan (Warnimont) Hesselschwardt.  She was a 1935 graduate of Ney High School.  Anna married Howard Shininger on October …

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Larry Sines, 66

Larry D. Sines, 66, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home.  He was born on August 14, 1947 in Adrian, Michigan to Samuel N. and Betty (Eggelston) Sines.  Larry proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Army as a Spec. 5 developing aerial photographs. Larry …

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Larry Summers, 74

Larry ”Plug” Summers, 74, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday afternoon in the Emergency Room at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  He was born on February 9, 1939 in Montpelier to Warren H. and Martha L. (Gorman) Summers.  Larry graduated from Montpelier High School in 1957. Larry was a machinist at …

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IT’S BLACK FRIDAY!

The hol­i­day shop­ping sea­son got under­way for many yes­ter­day at the same time many oth­ers were enjoy­ing their tra­di­tional Thanks­giv­ing feast. This year, more retail­ers kicked off the hol­i­day shop­ping sea­son on Thanks­giv­ing Day instead of Black Fri­day, in hopes of get­ting a head-start on the lucritive hol­i­day dol­lars. Accord­ing …

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LIBERTY CENTER CONSIDERING SCHOOL

The Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion is ask­ing res­i­dents for their input and thoughts about the loca­tion of a pro­posed new pre-kindergarten through grade 12 school. On Tues­day night, many showed up at a meet­ing to offer just that. The first 85 min­utes of the school board’s meet­ing Tues­day …

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DEFIANCE EYES BUDGET

The 2014 bud­get option before Defi­ance City Coun­cil was given a first look Tues­day night. Fol­low­ing a first read­ing, coun­cil let lie the ordi­nance which would approve the bud­get, six days after the county’s board of elec­tions cer­ti­fied that the city’s 0.3-percent income tax for police and fire ser­vices passed. …

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