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Ward W. Harvey, 94

Ward W. Harvey, age 94, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Ebid Hospice Center in Sylvania, Ohio, after an extended illness. Ward retired as a lab technician from ARO/Ingersol Rand after 42 years of service. He was a proud veteran having served in the US …

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Ella Jean Anderson, 82

Ella Jean Anderson, 82 years, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at Brookview Nursing Home in Defiance, Ohio. She was born September 3, 1938 in Albany, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Walter and Dessie (Thomas) DeRossett. Ella was a 1956 graduate of Sherwood-Delaware high school. She …

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Colonial Manor On Selling Block

It appears there may be a buyer for the Colonial Manor Motel, in Bryan. Shree Hari Ohio Hospitalities, a company registered in Chicago, have signed a purchase agreement for the motel on E. High St…closed since Aug. 31, when Bryan police served a temporary restraining order on motel management. The …

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Smith Case Pushed Back Again

A hearing for a Toledo man, accused in the stabbing death of a Montpelier woman, has been rescheduled for the fourth time. Thomas Smith, 24, was scheduled for a pretrial conference in Lucas County. The judge has now put the hearing on the docket, set for Nov. 24th. In March, …

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Ross Enters Plea

Zachary Ross of Paulding pleads guilty to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Judge, Tiffany Beckman ordered a pre-sentence investigation and modified Ross’ bond to $100,000 cash…with a 10% allowance provision. He is held in Paulding County Jail. Officials tell reporters Ross engaged in sexual conduct with …

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Ballots Getting Caught Up

The printing and mailing of 2.4 million delayed ballots across Ohio and Pennsylvania is all caught up, the vendor responsible for the backlog announced. Cleveland-based Midwest Direct says expanded hours and added equipment were required to meet the staggering volume of mail-in ballot requests for this election. Unprecedented demand…coronavirus…combined with equipment …

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Roger L. Pawlikowski, 70

Roger L. Pawlikowski, 70 years, of Hicksville, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020, in his residence after a short but courageous battle with cancer.  Roger was born on November 10, 1949, in Cook County, Illinois, the son of the late Eleanor (Schulte) and Leonard Pawlikowski.  He was a …

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George C. Renz, 57

George C. Renz, 57 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier.  George was born February 6, 1963, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of the late Milo and Mabel (Denison) Renz.  He was a 1981 graduate of Fairview High School.  George worked in …

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Guadalupe Martinez, 79

Guadalupe Martinez, age 79, passed away on October 17, 2020 at the Indian Meadows Nursing Home in Wauseon. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Guadalupe was born in San Antonio, TX on February 26, 1941 to Juan and Maria (Rangel) Gonzalez. She later married Norberto Martinez, …

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Still Trying To Get It Right

Williams County senior centers remain closed…as a COVID-19 testing requirement is currently proving difficult to meet. Officials previously intended to open the centers to reduced capacity and for lunch only on Oct. 5. This date was a couple weeks after they were allowed to open, which was Sept. 21. They …

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