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Sharon K. Pristas, 74

Sharon K. Pristas, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:25 A.M. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Pristas was a graduate of Angola High School in Angola, Indiana, and was a licensed real estate …

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Dianne S. Zulch, 75

Dianne S. Zulch, age 75, of rural Edon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in her home. Mrs. Zulch attended Edon High School and for several years operated Zulch’s Greenhouse at her home. She loved living on the farm and being in her home and enjoyed quilting, …

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Shirley L. Maier, 73

Shirley L. Maier, age 73, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Maier was a 1965 graduate of Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Indiana, and had been employed as a …

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Lloyd F. Bowman, 55

Lloyd F. Bowman, 55, of West Unity passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in his residence with his family by his side. Lloyd was born April 18, 1966, in Montpelier, Ohio, son of Lloyd W. and Joline A. (Shaffer) Bowman. He was a 1985 graduate of West Unity High School. …

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Water Tower Fixes On The Way

Five bids come in to Edgerton for painting the water tower…with the village selecting the contractor that came in below engineering estimates…that’s D&M Painting, out of Washington, Pennsylvania, The village’s water tower has two different rehabilitation projects needed to meet current regulations…like installing a handrail on the roof…along with railing …

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Improving Numbers On The Roadway

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports nine deaths on Ohio’s roadways over Memorial Day weekend…that comes to fewer fatalities than last year, when there were 20. When compared to the previous three-year average, the number of fatalities dropped by 49% this year. In Williams County, there were 261 traffic stops, …

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Bona Vesta Job Is SetBona Vesta Job Is Set

Expect to see work begin soon on phase 1 of the Bona Vesta storm sewer improvement project. Williams County Commissioners signed a contract for the job…which is expected to improve flood control and drainage in and around the residential subdivision north of the 127-County Road 15.D intersection. Bryan Excavating submitted …

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Fire Levy Fails In FC

A recount by the Fulton County Board of Elections confirms the new Fulton Township fire levy failed during the May election. The proposed five-year, 1-mill levy was trailing 74-72 on election night…and after the official count it was tied at 74 votes for and 74 against. Following the recount, it …

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Edmund R. Relyea, 75

Edmund R. Relyea, 75, of Ney, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  He was born July 13, 1945, in Ney, Ohio, the son of Isaac and Agusta (Lambert) Relyea.  Edmund graduated from Fairview High School, and worked as a production worker …

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Ronald L. Bonner, 83

Ronald L. Bonner, age 83, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 5:43 A.M. on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. Mr. Bonner was a fork truck driver with General Motors in Defiance. He retired in 1998 with 30 years of service. Ron was …

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