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Iris McCain, 78

Iris I. McCain, age 78, of Montpelier, passed away on Saturday March 30, 2013 at Bryan Care & Rehabilitation Center in Bryan. She was born on February 6, 1935 in Providence, KY to the late Alfred and Corla (McCann) Newman. She graduated from Providence High School in 1953. Shortly after …

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Norman L. Brown, 81

Norman Leo Brown, 81, of Cecil, Ohio, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at his home. He was born on August 12, 1931 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Alvin and Hazel (Parcher) Brown. On July 11, 1953, he was united in marriage with Carolyn Brown and she survives. …

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PIG RECOVERING

Williams County Humane Soci­ety Offi­cers responded to an unusual call Mon­day morn­ing. A report came in that a pig fell out of a semi-trailer. The 450-pound sow was found near Mont­pe­lier. The Bryan Times reports that the pig wasn’t tagged, but it did have ear notches. A per­son who wit­nessed …

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BRYAN OFFICER COMMENDED

On Mon­day, Bryan Police Chief Jeff Arnold told mem­bers of Bryan City Coun­cil that Bryan Patrol­man Corey Bush and a bus dri­ver for the Toledo Area Regional Tran­sit Author­ity, along with three bus pas­sen­gers, saved the lives of a woman who report­edly attempted sui­cide and an uncon­scious man. The Bryan …

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NEWS FROM EDGERTON

Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day accepted a new vil­lage employee. The pro­ba­tion­ary period for Vil­lage Admin­is­tra­tor Kevin Brooks is over and coun­cil voted to place Brooks on per­ma­nent sta­tus. In other news, The Bryan Times reports that the offi­cial move-in date into the new Edger­ton vil­lage hall will be April …

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DEFIANCE MAN CHARGED WITH RAPE

A man from Defi­ance has been charged with rap­ing an under­age girl in Put­nam County. 18 year old Don­ald Schulte faces a first-degree felony charge for allegedly com­mit­ting the act back in Decem­ber in Ottawa with a girl about 15 years old. The indict­ments were recently handed up by a …

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BRYAN PD LISTS ARRESTS

Bryan Police report a few arrests over the week­end. Early Sun­day morning,at 1:47 AM, 34 year old Jef­fery McNa­mara of Bryan, was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to file city taxes. He was taken to CCNO. At 2:36 AM Sun­day, 28 year old …

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TOURISM SHOWS RISE STATEWIDE AND LOCALLY

Accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Development’s fis­cal year 2012 report, Ohio’s tourism grew to $40 bil­lion in sales in 2012. The trend holds true in North­west Ohio as well. Local tourism is up, and thou­sands vis­ited our area in 2012. Reports from the Defi­ance income tax office indi­cate there …

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GOV SAYS HE WILL SIGN TRANSPORTATION BILL

Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) plans to sign a trans­porta­tion bill that boosts Ohio’s speed limit to 70 mph on rural inter­state high­ways. The gov­er­nor is slated to ink the bill dur­ing an event Mon­day in War­rensville Heights, near Cleve­land. He’s also expected to high­light the leg­is­la­tion at a later stop …

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OHIO CHURCH SHOOTING

Police in north­east Ohio are inves­ti­gat­ing a shoot­ing out­side a church that left one man dead after an Easter ser­vice. A mem­ber of the Hiawatha Church of God in Christ said the man was shot soon after Easter ser­vices ended, around 1:15 p.m. Sun­day. Media reports iden­ti­fied the vic­tim as …

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