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All Fixed

Crews at the Bryan Water Treatment Plant worked to fix one valve and remove another that prevented water from filling the system’s towers. Water department employees were notified of a problem Tuesday afternoon, but their inability to locate and fix the exact problem resulted in Bryan Municipal Utilities issuing a …

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Sands Case Update

In DeKalb County…a public defender has been appointed for the man accused of killing an Indiana State Police Trooper earlier this month while fleeing from Fort Wayne Police on I-69. Terry Sands, 42, of Marion is charged with murder and more in the death of Master Trooper James Bailey on …

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WC Supports More Dental Aid

The Williams County Board of Health passes a resolution that backs a push for a rate increase for Medicaid dental providers in the state budget. The Ohio Department of Medicaid’s budget proposal seeks to increase the dental budget by 15%, which would be a $59.2 million dollars. Last year, 40% …

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Water Problems In Bryan

The city of Bryan tells residents to stop using water immediately Tuesday evening in a Facebook post…due to a valve failure at the city’s water treatment plant. While the water is safe to drink and there is no evidence of contamination, the city is unable to pump water into the …

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Fight Leads To Bust

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says a fight…involving someone with a shotgun led to the arrest of four people…in connection with a drug trafficking investigation…at an East Peachy Road location in. Prosecutors say…it started from a dispute over a recent drug trafficking incident that several people were involved in. Soon…the …

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Collins Case Update

After just under three hours of deliberation, a Williams County jury finds a Pioneer man not guilty on both counts of felonious assault stemming from an incident last year in an emergency room. Ricky Collins, 62, had been charged with assault following an altercation between himself and an emergency room …

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Marilyn Lou Bodiker, 77

Marilyn Lou Bodiker, 77 years of Waterloo, and a lifelong resident of Hamilton, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2023, in her daughter’s home.  Marilyn was born December 4, 1945, in Paulding, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ralph and Doris (Bible) Baker.  She was a graduate of Hamilton High School …

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Mae Finch, 86

Mae Finch, 86, of West Unity, Ohio passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan Hospital. Mae was born April 12, 1936 in Hardyville, Kentucky, daughter of the late George Loyd and Betty (Kerr) Thompson. She married Larry A. Finch, Sr. on January 1, 1955, …

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Wendel R. Long, 81

Wendel R. Long, age 81, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 10:57 A.M. on Monday, March 20, 2023, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a patient, after an extended illness.  Mr. Long was a graduate of Edon High School and was a lifelong farmer.  …

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Rebecca “Becky” J. (Stantz) Brown, 82

Rebecca “Becky” J. Brown, 82, of Montpelier passed away at her home on March 20, 2023.  She was born on December 29, 1940 in Styker to Roe and Kathryn N. (Wise) Stantz.  Becky attended Stryker High School.  On December 6, 1958 she married Ronald Lee Brown and he preceded her …

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