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George King, 86

George V. King, age 86, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:40 A.M. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at his home after an extended illness. Mr. King attended DeKalb (Illinois) High School and immediately entered the United States Army, serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II in the …

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Al Mercer, 63

Alfred C. “Al” Mercer, age 63, of Camden, Michigan, left his earthly body to go lie with his Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ, at 9:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 7, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family. Al began working at Edgerton Metal Products in 1968, becoming a …

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Howard Scheiber, 85

Howard D. Scheiber, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 3:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, where he was a resident. Mr. Scheiber was a 1947 graduate of Edgerton High School and served in the United States Army from 1951-1953. He …

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Carol Laney, 59

Carol S. Laney, age 59, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 12:15 A.M. on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio after and extended illness. She was formerly employed by the Ohio Art Company for twenty years and six years for Balser Industries in Bryan. …

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Bryan PD Report

Bryan Police on Sat­ur­day, arrested 21 year old Jonathon Hig­bee of Bryan on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear. The orig­i­nal charge against Hig­bee was pass­ing bad checks. He was taken to CCNO, where he was locked up to guar­an­tee that he will appear …

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Fatal Weekend Crash In Williams County

A crash Sat­ur­day night took the life of a Bryan man. The Ohio High­way Patrol at Defi­ance says 24 year old Ter­rence Sheets was west­bound on Road D in Williams County, just east of Ohio 576, when he ran off the road, then crossed back over the cen­ter, went off …

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Governor Visit A Success

Gov­er­nor John Kasich showed up to make a cam­paign speech in our area Fri­day evening. Kasich, who is seek­ing re-election in Novem­ber, vis­ited the Glen New­comer farm on Ohio 15, just south of Bryan. It was open to the pub­lic, and spon­sored by the Williams County Repub­li­can Party. About 250 …

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Cause Of Defiance Fire Listed

Inves­ti­ga­tors have now deter­mined that the cause of a fire that left a Defi­ance man crit­i­cally injured back on Aug. 3rd, was acci­den­tal. It hap­pened at a home on North­wood Drive in Defi­ance, when Gre­gory Dob­son used some accel­er­ant to light a char­coal grill, which was close to the house. …

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Henry County Arrests

Two peo­ple in Henry County were arrested fol­low­ing a theft inves­ti­ga­tion. The Henry County Sheriff’s office says 38 year old Erica Simon, and 37 year old Frank Simon, both from the Mal­inta area were both taken into cus­tody. Erica Simon has been charged with theft; Frank Simon has been arrested …

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Lorena Allen, 95

Lorena L. Allen, age 95, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, where she had resided only one day. Prior to her retirement she had worked at the former Miller’s Super Market in Wauseon for many years. Lorena was born in Lyons, Ohio on …

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