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Barbara Jean Gotshall, 89

Barbara Jean Gotshall, age 89, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the Inn at Fountain Park in Bryan. Barbara had worked at Bard Manufacturing as a secretary and retired from the Sear’s store in Bryan. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed …

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Paul D. Oliver, 86

Paul D. Oliver, 86 years, of Angola, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Paul was born December 11, 1934, in Steuben County, Indiana, the son of the late Lyman H. and Hazel (Locke) Oliver.  He was a 1952 graduate of Metz High …

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Fleming Enters Plea

Tolby Fleming…the Defiance man, accused of restraining a woman and then raping her…enters a guilty plea in an area courtroom. Gross sexual imposition and kidnapping charges apply in the case. Judge, Joseph Schmenk orders a pre-sentence investigation and continues Fleming’s $150,000 cash bond with a 10% allowance provision. He is …

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New Budget For Bryan

The City of Bryan passes its annual budget. In comes to about a 9% reduction in total funds compared to the 2020 budget…reduced from $62 million dollars to $57 million, this year. The most notable cutback in the budget?…enterprise funds…at BMU…pared from $37.5 million in 2020 to $32 million, now. …

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Help For Small Employers In WC

22 small businesses in Williams County get financial assistance through the Williams County Small Business Grant Program. It provides local firms with some monetary relief…due to business interruptions caused by COVID-19.

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CCNO Suit Filed

CCNO Executive Director, Dennis Sullivan files suit on behalf of the facility…against the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. The papers were filed at the Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday. The dispute?…who should accept the risks of COVID-19 exposure among inmates who have received prison sentences for felony convictions. The …

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Beverly Nelson, 70

Beverly Nelson, age 70, of rural napoleon, passed away Thursday morning, December 31, 2020, at Ebied Hospice in Sylvania. Arrangements are pending at the Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold.

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James L. Short, 83

James L. Short, 83 years, of Archbold, Ohio passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 in his home. Jim (Chaulkie), as he was known by friends and family, was born February 12, 1937 in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of the late Jesse and Lucille (Lantz) Short. He was a 1955 graduate …

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Dallas Delano Dewey, 76

Dallas Delano Dewey, 76 years, of Hicksville, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Dallas was born June 19, 1944, in Woodburn, Indiana, the son of the late Solomon and Helen (DeLaurelle) Dewey.  He was a 1963 graduate of Hicksville High School.  Dallas …

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Ryan J. Sanders, 41

Ryan J. Sanders, age 41, of Ney, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, of natural causes. Ryan had worked as a chef at Defiance College for several years and was currently a compliance specialist for Credit Adjustments. He was a member of the Hicksville …

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