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Bidding Begins

Three bids were opened at the county commissioner meeting for the Crommer Park soil erosion improvements project in Pioneer…to line Clear Fork Creek that runs through the place with rip rap, or aggregate material, designed to reduce further erosion from taking place. A community development planner for the Maumee Valley …

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Fixing The Streets

The Bryan City Council approves two change orders dealing with pavement marking and the asphalt program during its meeting at the Don North Municipal Building. The change order for the asphalt program actually reduced the costs by $23 thousand dollars. Meanwhile, an increase of $848.73 was needed to complete the …

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Elsie M. Singleton, 84

Elsie M. Singleton, age 84, of Mark Center, Ohio, passed away at 2:30 P.M. on Monday, November 21, 2022, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness. Mrs. Singleton was a devoted homemaker and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church near …

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Marcella Mullins, 55

Marcella Mullins, age 55, of Columbia, Ohio, died at 6:10 P.M. on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Evergreen Healthcare Center in Montpelier, surrounded by her family. Marcella was a machinist at Tenneco Automotive in Angola before she medically retired and a member of USW Local 1015. She enjoyed baking, bingo, …

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Mary A. Gauer, 91

Mary A. Gauer, 91, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, at Vancrest of Hicksville.  Mary was born August 4, 1931, in Payne, Ohio, daughter of the late Fred and Rosa (Boyer) Roberts.  After graduating from Payne High School in 1949, she married Robert Thiel, and that marriage …

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Nancy Sue Myers, 59

Nancy Sue Myers, 59, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, at Ayden Healthcare, Wauseon, Ohio. Nancy was born September 4, 1963, in Hicksville, Ohio, daughter of the late Calvin W. and Dorothy L. (Peebles) Myers. She was a 1981 graduate of Fairview High School and continued her …

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Richard J. Stevenson, 92

Richard J. Stevenson, age 92, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 11:10 A.M. on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mr. Stevenson was employed for more than twenty years at the 50 Corporation in Bryan while farming and upon …

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Standish Sentenced

A Montpelier man is sentenced to a maximum sentence of life imprisonment in a Williams County courtroom in a sexual abuse case involving two children. Jonathon Standish, 45, was given prison terms totaling 19 1/2 years to life on charges of rape and more. He was also classified as a …

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Help On The Way

Senator, Sherrod Brown announces the Department of Agriculture’s community facilities emergency rural health care program has awarded a $496,300 dollar grant to Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville. The funding will be used to recover some of the revenue the hospital lost during the pandemic…to help ensure continued care for the …

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Case Dismissed

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit…challenging Gov., DeWine’s authority to end Ohio’s participation in a federal pandemic unemployment aid program…ahead of the federal government’s 2021 deadline for stopping the payments. The court’s unanimous decision on Tuesday called the case moot, without any additional explanation. At issue before the …

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