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Michael A. McCullough, 64

Michael A. McCullough, age 64, of Alvordton, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, in his home. Mike had previously been a self-employed excavator for twenty years and later worked maintenance in injection molding for Moore Industries and later for Bryan Custom Plastics. He currently worked part time for …

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Portman Calls It Quits

Sen., Rob Portman tells the media he won’t seek reelection. He says the political climate out there is just too hot. He says it’s nearly impossible now to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress. The announcement ends his 30 year political career. Pretty much, what happened on January …

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The Troops Are Off Watch

Ohio National Guard members who deployed to Columbus and Washington after the insurrection are back home, now. The Guard had about 500 members assisting local and state authorities in the state capitol. There were around 1,000 more providing security and other support services in the Washington, D.C. area during the …

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Kimpling Case Update

Bonnie Kimpling…accused of stealing thousands from the now-closed school for children with autism that she ran in Bryan…withdraws her request for intervention and is now scheduled to stand trial, in June. She previously told the court…alcohol abuse led her to steal $150 thousand dollars from the P.A.T.H. School for Autism …

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OH Curfew Extended

Governor, DeWine announces that the Ohio Department of Health will extend the 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew until Jan. 30. It does not apply to those going to and from work, those who have an emergency, or those who need medical care. The curfew is not intended to stop …

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Anthony R. Kurtz, 65

Anthony R. Kurtz, age 65, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Sunday January 24, 2021,in his home. Mr. Kurtz was a 1974 graduate of Edgerton High School had been employed by Bryan Custom Plastics for many years and later worked for United Parcel Service. He was an avid coin collector …

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James “Red” D. Pettit, 84

James “Red” D. Pettit, 84, of Bryan passed away early Monday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  He was born on July 14, 1936 in Leo, Indiana to Reverend Stacy and Lois Mae (Vernier) Pettit.  Jim graduated from Pioneer High School in 1955. Jim retired in 2001 from …

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Mrs. Dolores (Bobbie) Teopas Black, 91

Mrs. Dolores (Bobbie) Teopas Black, age 91, of Simpsonville, South Carolina and formerly of Sylvania, Ohio, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2021, surrounded by family at her daughters’ home in Camden, Michigan. She was born August 2, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, the youngest daughter of the late James Teopas …

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Mark A.T. Leazier, 42

Mark A.T. Leazier, 42, formerly of Montpelier, OH, passed away on January 17,2021. He was born July 20, 1978, in Norfolk, VA, to Larry A. & Lucille M. (Jones) Leazier. Mark is survived by his minor children, Avery Leazier, and Raegan Leazier, as well as countless siblings and numerous nieces …

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Margaret A. Murray, 98

Margaret A. Murray, 98 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2021, at SKLD – Bryan Center, Bryan, Ohio.  Margaret was born December 11, 1922, in Little Thorrock, England, the daughter of the late Ernest Charles and Sarah Ann Elizabeth (Slater) Rothbury.  She married Walter O. Murray on March …

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