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Some changes coming on Toll Road.

As part of the new toll collection system in Ohio the old Westgate Toll Plaza (milepost 2) in Williams County will be removed. The toll booths and toll lanes will be replaced with pavement. The work will be completed using phased maintenance of traffic with two lanes open in each …

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Insanity plea dismissed for Angola man accused of murder.

An insanity plea was dismissed for an Angola man accused of murder. A quick pre-trial conference took place recently for 29-year-old Joshua Monday. Monday is facing charges for the murder of Bryan Hall, 56 of Angola.On October 12, 2023 Monday allegedly shot Hall multiple times inside of Hall’s apartment building …

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This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week.

April 15-19, this week is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), and AAA joins with transportation, construction and traffic safety agencies at the state and federal level, to remind drivers to stay focused and drive with caution in road work zones. This week is an annual reminder that work zone …

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Richard A. Martin, 69

Richard A. Martin, age 69, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at his home.  Ric was a union electrician who worked in various business throughout the area.  He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed working around the house on projects and was a handyman that could fix …

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Jamy L. Shaffer, 50

Jamy L. Shaffer, age 50, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on Friday, April 12, 2024.  Jamy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton where he was a lector and member of the choir and attended Dad’s Place in Bryan.  He …

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Allen L Kerr, 82

Allen L. Kerr, 82, of Alvordton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. Allen was born September 20, 1941, in Medina, Michigan, son of the late Lester J. and Francis A. (Shadbolt) Kerr. He served in the United States Army from March 30, …

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DeWine delivers annual state of the state address.

During his annual state of the state address, Gov. Mike DeWine’s focus was on Ohio’s children. “The single most important thing we can do for Ohio’s future is to ensure all Ohio children have the opportunity to live up to their full God-given potential,” DeWine said. DeWine focused his speech …

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United Way of Williams County ends successful fundraising campaign.

The United Way of Williams County recently ended a successful fundraising campaign, clearing its intended goal and allowing it to help several local agencies. According to the Bryan Times, “We wanted $325,000 and we raised over $330,000,” United Way of Williams County Executive Director Andy Brigle said. He added the …

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Carolyn A. Starr, 84

Carolyn Alva (Malone) Starr went home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 8, 2024, after an extended illness. She was 84 years old. Carolyn was born on October 4, 1939, the third child of Clarence and Clarice (Mercer) Malone of Montpelier, Ohio. She was a graduate of Montpelier …

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Monna J. Loveless, 89

Monna  J. Loveless, age 89, of Pioneer, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Evergreen Manor Care Center where she had been a resident.  Monna worked as an assembly operator at the Aro Corporation. She was a member of the Montpelier Moose and Bryan Eagles #2233. Monna J. …

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Alec R. Cassaubon, 33

Alec R. Cassaubon, age 33, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at his residence. Alec worked in equipment maintenance and repair at Lexicon in Fremont, Indiana.  He had attended Life Changing Church, enjoyed World War II history in books and movies, traveling, fishing, shooting, being outdoors- …

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Diane A. Flory, 79

Diane Alta Flory, age 79, of Pioneer, Ohio, passed on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at home surrounded by her family after a long illness.  Diane worked at Custom Fit and Manta Ray for many years.  She enjoyed riding horses and was a member of the Hillsdale County Mounted Posse.  She …

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