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Betty Raub, 67

Betty G. Raub, age 67, of Bryan, Ohio, died on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013,at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after a brief illness. She worked at Plastec and Bryan Custom Plastics in the Quality Control department, retiring in 2010. Betty was a member of the Union Chapel Church …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police were called to an apart­ment Tues­day evening. 20 year old Bayle Hill of 617 South Main Street, Apart­ment C in Bryan was arrested there and charged with under­age con­sump­tion and dis­or­derly con­duct. Hill was locked up at CCNO.

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SNOW REMOVAL DOESN’T COME CHEAP

Win­ter is barely over, yet the fig­ures have been added up in Defi­ance County. Snow and win­ter weather is expen­sive! The 2013 snow sea­son has cost Defi­ance County about $155,000. That breaks down to $28,000 in labor, $13,000 in over­time wages paid to work­ers, $32,000 which was spend on almost …

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GRASS FIRE

No cause has been listed for a fire Tues­day after­noon east of Ohio 66 in Ridgeville Town­ship. Fire­fight­ers were called out just after 2pm Tues­day on reports of a grass fire. The fire spread through a ditch and dam­aged a wooden fence. Fire­fight­ers remind area res­i­dents that spring grass fires …

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PAULDING WIND FARM UPDATE

North­west Ohio Wind Energy rep­re­sen­ta­tives on Tues­day, dis­cussed the company’s pro­posed 100-megawatt / $170 Mil­lion wind farm to be located in Pauld­ing County. Offi­cials with National Wind, the com­pany which will develop the project, told those attend­ing the meet­ing which was held at Wayne Trace High School, that all per­mits …

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DEFIANCE MARKETING PROPSAL IN QUESTION

Money that Defi­ance City Coun­cil has ear­marked to pay for a mar­ket­ing direc­tor this year may instead be spent to help achieve the goal for which it was ini­tially bud­geted. The $50,000 had been set aside in the 2013 bud­get to hire a city mar­ket­ing direc­tor by the Defi­ance County …

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HICKSVILLE WOMAN INJURED IN CRASH

A woman was seri­ously injured Tues­day after­noon in a one-vehicle crash. 60 year old Julie Bow­ers of Casebeer-Miller Road, Hicksville, was taken by air ambu­lance to Parkview Hos­pi­tal, Fort Wayne fol­low­ing that crash. Accord­ing to troop­ers, Bow­ers’ pickup truck was east­bound on Williams County Road C.75, just before 2pm when …

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS PLANNED

The state is expected to invest $2.3 bil­lion in Ohio’s trans­porta­tion sys­tem this year, includ­ing 100 projects to improve inter­states, six new mega projects, that is, projects cost­ing more than $50 mil­lion, and 780 projects focused on state and U.S. routes. In North­west Ohio, the state will invest over $170 …

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BIDDING DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR FORMER ORCHARD HILLS PROPERTY

The doors may be open­ing soon on a new Coun­try Club. Bid­ding in the sealed auc­tion will close next Thurs­day, April 18th at 5pm on the for­mer Orchard Hills prop­erty that had been owned and oper­ated by Buck­eye Golf Club since 1926. Pend­ing accep­tance of the court-appointed receiver and approval …

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SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH IS ON

The Cen­tral Local Board of Edu­ca­tion plans to inter­view can­di­dates for the posi­tion of super­in­ten­dent. Board mem­bers met Mon­day to dis­cuss employ­ment of per­son­nel. The Bryan Times reports that two more spe­cial meet­ings are sched­uled for April 15 at 4:30 p.m. and April 17 at 6 p.m., both in the …

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