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Gay L. Varner, 83

Gay L. Varner, 83 years, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Fountain Park Assisted Living, Bryan, Ohio. Gay was born January 9, 1937 in Allen County, Indiana, daughter of the late Lewis and Lois (McDonald) Guiff. She was a 1955 graduate of Hicksville High School. Gay …

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Rene J. Carteyn, 89

Rene J. Carteyn, 89 years, of Lewisport, Kentucky and formerly of Grand Rapids, Ohio and Bryan, Ohio passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation, Mayfield, Kentucky. Rene was born April 1, 1931 in Bryan, Ohio the son of the late Rene and Lillian (Cooley) Carteyn. He …

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Culver Gets 10

David Culver…the former Bryan resident…is sentenced for trying to plot the murder of a Williams County Job & Family Services employee. He gets ten years in prison. Culver pled guilty in November 2019 to one count of use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder for hire. He …

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Kimpling Trial Moved Back

Bonnie Kimpling, indicted in April by a Williams County grand jury on one count of third-degree felony aggravated theft and more…has her October court date rescheduled for another time…COVID-19. Prosecutors say Kimpling stole $150,568 from the P.A.T.H. School for Autism scholarship fund in Bryan…between January 2012 and December 2017. A …

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Big News From GM

General Motors announces it is making a $71 million dollar investment in two Ohio manufacturing facilities, including $32 million at its Defiance casting plant and $39 million at its Toledo transmission FACILITY…retaining 240 manufacturing jobs in the region.

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LaRose Wins Round 2

The signature-matching requirement for ballots and ballot applications in Ohio are burdensome to voters, but changing the process close to the election could be “particularly damaging,” a federal judge has ruled. Judge Michael H. Watson sided with Republican, Secretary of State, Frank LaRose…when he ruled that LaRose’s July directive ensures …

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Marcia K. Meyer, 68

Marcia K. Meyer, age 68, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2020. She was born in Bryan, Ohio on June 18, 1952 to the late Edwin Hall and Vivian (Knapp) Hall. On July 25, 1970, she married Philip J. Meyer. She was a 1970 graduate of Stryker High School. Marcia …

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Injury Crash On 20

A Defiance man is badly hurt in a two-vehicle accident in Royalton Township. Troopers say Gary Pitzen, of Dubuque, Iowa, was eastbound on Highway 20. That’s when he goes over the center line and hits a motorcycle head on…ridden by Jack Long of Defiance. Long is flown to Mercy St. …

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Becker Presses DeWine

A conservative lawmaker takes his frustration over Ohio’s coronavirus public health orders to a new level…by demanding that criminal charges be filed against fellow Republican, Gov. Mike DeWine. Rep. John Becker, a Republican from Cincinnati, says DeWine has exceeded his authority under state law…and the Ohio and U.S. constitutions…in issuing …

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Utility Rates To Rise In Edgerton

Edgerton residents will be seeing changes to their utility rates, starting next year. This, after the Edgerton Village Council agrees to new prices for water and stormwater services. It hasn’t been passed yet. The issue is on the October 5th meeting agenda. Water rates go up 3.5%. Stormwater?…goes up to …

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