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Ronald “Ron” A. Huffman, 63

Ronald A. Huffman, 63, of Pioneer passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at his home.  He was born on February 4, 1960 in Bryan to Robert A. and Janet M. (Carter) Huffman.  Ron graduated from North Central High School in 1978. Ron farmed alongside his mom and dad until his …

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Coy “Leroy” Jones, Sr., 69

Coy “Leroy” Jones, Sr., 69, of West Unity, Ohio passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Arrangements are pending with Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, West Unity, Ohio. www.oberlinturnbull.com. https://www.oberlinturnbull.com/obituary/coy-leroy-jones-sr?fh_id=16990

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Mary J. Martin, 76

Mary J. Martin, age 76, of Bryan, passed away at her home on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 surrounded by her family.  Mary was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and their St. Ann’s Circle.  She was an instructor at the Bryan YMCA in the Silver Sneakers program.  Mary enjoyed …

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Mary E. Young, 74

Mary E. Young, age 74, of Montpelier, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023, at her home after a long battle with cancer. Mary was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Montpelier and more recently in Hillsdale, Michigan. Mary was known for always having a positive attitude …

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Barbara Ann Doerr, 73

Barbara Ann Doerr, age 73, of Bryan, passed away at Bryan Care & rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.  Barbara worked at Best Bakery in West Unity and a cabinet shop in Union City, Michigan before moving to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she worked as an airport screener and …

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Ronald “Ronnie” E. Bible, 62

Ronald “Ronnie” E. Bible, 62, of Montpelier passed away on Monday, October 23, 2023.  He was born in Montpelier on December 2, 1960 to Larry Lee and Wilma Susan (Stull) Bible. He was self-employed, doing odds and ends to make things work.  He enjoyed fishing, fixing lawnmowers and helping others.  …

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Stryker School Board regular monthly meeting.

The Stryker School Board approves new and updated policies and related administrative guidelines from its educational consultant, NEOLA, at its regular monthly meeting. The changes were recommended by Superintendent Nate Johnson, who noted they were previously reviewed and authorized by the policy committee. Johnson said the changes were “typical” and …

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Montpelier has become a Purple Heart Village.

In order to honor those veterans wounded in the line of duty, Montpelier has become a Purple Heart Village. Councilman Kevin Motter, who did the leg work for the designation, says there are different categories of veterans, and those who received Purple Hearts are held in the highest regard, second …

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Republican-backed overhaul of Ohio’s public education system can continue operating as a lawsuit makes its way through the courts.

A Republican-backed overhaul of Ohio’s public education system can continue operating as a lawsuit claiming it violates the state constitution makes its way through the courts, a county magistrate rules. The overhaul comes as GOP-led states in recent years have increasingly focused on education oversight, seeking to push back against …

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