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HIGH SPEED CHASE LEADS TO INJURIES, DAMAGE AND ARRESTS

An inves­ti­ga­tion into four auto thefts in Williams County led to a high-speed chase Thurs­day morn­ing, which in turn, led to injuries for two offi­cers and dam­age to three police cruis­ers. In the end, two men were in police cus­tody. A joint press release issued last evening by the Stueben …

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CHANGES IN HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION LAW

One of the new laws in the recently-passed State of Ohio’s bud­get was the change in the home­stead exemp­tion law. Before the change, per­sons 65 years old and older were allowed to take the home­stead exemp­tion on their real estate taxes, regard­less of income. The aver­age sav­ings for a 65-year-old …

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CHANGES IN HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION LAW

One of the new laws in the recently-passed State of Ohio’s bud­get was the change in the home­stead exemp­tion law. Before the change, per­sons 65 years old and older were allowed to take the home­stead exemp­tion on their real estate taxes, regard­less of income. The aver­age sav­ings for a 65-year-old …

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Raymond Taliaferro, 56

Raymond R. Taliaferro, age 56, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 11:04 A.M. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and was a member of Grace Community Church, where he was an …

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Nick Allen Green, 60

Nick Allen Green, age 60, of Bryan, Ohio, died suddenly of natural causes on Monday, July 8, 2013, at Shepherd’s Pasture Campground near Sherwood, Ohio, where he enjoyed camping. Mr. Green was a graduate of Edgerton High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked at …

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Michael Van Deusen, 64

Michael Van Deusen, age 64, of Edon, Ohio, died at 12:59 A.M. on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Van Deusen graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit, Michigan, in 1966 and attended Western Michigan University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree …

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TRAIN DERAILS IN WILLIAMS COUNTY

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office reports that a train derailed Wednes­day after­noon just before 2:30 between County Roads 8 and 9. The sheriff’s office con­firms that the Nor­folk South­ern train was not car­ry­ing any haz­ardous mate­ri­als and there were no injuries. The derail­ment occured at the same place where another …

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BRYAN PD MAKE ARRESTS

A cou­ple of arrests by Bryan Police to report on today… 66 year old John Frame of Bryan was cited for OVI and 33 year old Brandy Smith of Mont­pe­lier was cited for theft.

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STORM DAMAGE REPORTED

Trees were downed and branches lit­tered the area Wednes­day after­noon fol­low­ing intense storms and straight line winds that whipped through the area. Reports were received of sev­eral trees snapped off right at the trunk base. Crews were called out to clear roads from downed trees and to and restore power …

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BRYAN FOUNDATION SEEKING APPLICATIONS

The Bryan Area Foun­da­tion is seek­ing appli­ca­tions for the Har­lan G. and Ernes­tine B. Span­gler Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion Schol­ar­ship, given annu­ally to a Williams County res­i­dent pur­su­ing a cer­tifi­cate pro­gram, an asso­ciate degree or bach­e­lor degree at any accred­ited col­lege, uni­ver­sity or tech­ni­cal school. The recip­i­ent must be a high school …

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