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THEFTS UNDER INVESTIGATION IN WILLIAMS COUNTY

The Williams County Sher­iffs Office is inves­ti­gat­ing sev­eral thefts that were reported last week. Near Edon the Sher­iffs Office says some­one entered a barn stole a mower with a 60 inch deck val­ued at $5,000. Near Pio­neer some­one broke into a barn there and took an A.T.V. worth $1,000. Any­one …

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Ilene Mowrer, 79

Ilene Faye Mowrer, age 79, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 4:44 A.M. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in her home after an extended illness. She was a secretary and assistant cook at Waldron High School for twenty years, worked as a Hostess at Holiday Inn for ten years and also …

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Tom McMillen, 52

Tom A. McMillen, 52, of Pioneer died late Thursday night at the Community Hospital and Wellness Center in Bryan after a brief illness.  He was born on November 7, 1960 in Angola, Indiana to James H. and Evelyn K. (Koch) McMillen.  Tom graduated from North Central High School in Pioneer in 1979.  On …

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Wayne Babb, 65

Wayne Babb, age 65, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 9:05 A.M. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in his home after a brief illness. Mr. Babb attended North Central High School, Pioneer, Ohio, and entered the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. He was an accomplished welder, working with Babb Trucking, …

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Williams Commissioners Open Bids

Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers opened four bids Thurs­day after­noon for the pro­posed East Annex project. The Bryan Times says the job will involve ren­o­va­tion of the for­mer Miller’s New Mar­ket gro­cery store, con­vert­ing it to county office space. Fet­ters Con­struc­tion of Auburn sub­mit­ted a total bid of $4,738,000. Mid­west Con­struc­tion Inc. …

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West Unity Gets New Police Cruiser

West Unity Police have some new wheels. At Thursday’s West Unity Vil­lage Coun­cil meet­ing, coun­cil mem­bers were told by the police chief that the village’s new police car has been received and will be put into ser­vice right away. It’s a brand new 2013 Dodge Charger police cruiser. The old …

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Severe Weather

Severe weather moved through our region, send­ing one area man to the hos­pi­tal after a light­ning strike. Three men were work­ing on a vehi­cle in a garage on Ful­ton County Road D when light­ning struck nearby. One of those men was injured and taken to an area hos­pi­tal. Offi­cials are …

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Chief Pharmacy No More

The Chief Phar­macy and Well­ness Cen­ter in Defi­ance called it quits yes­ter­day. Chief Super­mar­kets is sell­ing out the phar­macy to Rite Aid, fol­low­ing a deci­sion to move away from the phar­macy busi­ness in order to con­cen­trate on food. Chief Super­mar­kets also owns Rays Super­mar­kets. Rays Super­mar­kets had three phar­macy loca­tions …

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Napoleon Accepts Resignations

The retire­ment res­ig­na­tions of four teach­ers have been accepted by the Napoleon Area Schools Board of Edu­ca­tion. Linda Daugh­erty; Ruth Ader­man; Jeanne West­hoven; and Kathy Ver­nace all will retire effec­tive June 1. Ader­man has served the dis­trict for 23 years, West­hoven for 22 years, Ver­nace for 21 years and Daugh­erty …

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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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