Perhaps the most important and least appreciated field in the discipline of systematic theology is anthropology. Theological anthropology is the study of “man,” both as individuals and as a species, and primarily with respect to God. Anthropologists try to answer a lot of questions and to do…
• The Williams County Commissioners will meet in regular session from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., or until adjournment, today at the fourth floor of the courthouse.To join the meeting via Zoom, log onto https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84894300395?pwd=SmN1UDlwWVdSbTFSbHhWNEZnRk5Zdz09 and use me…
Much like every event this summer, the Kaleb McLaughlin Ride to Remember and Organ Donation Awareness Day has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the event is still happening.
• Bryan City Council will meet in special, emergency session at 5:30 p.m. today via video conference. The meeting will be livestreamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwAFqTyrctY. To participate in the public comment portion, call 419-633-6043. If approved by council, the meeti…
The children of Richard and Linda (Snyder) Moog of Bryan are pleased to announce the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents on Friday, July 3. The couple was married in Montpelier, Ohio, in 1960 and moved to Bryan shortly thereafter, where they raised their three children, Peggy, Glenn an…
Stryker almost became the next battleground in the ongoing national tensions between police officers and the Black community, but cooler heads prevailed in an incident that the town’s police chief said shows the importance of police officer mental wellness.
Orange fences and construction equipment provided the signs early last week that after years of fundraising and planning, Bryan’s Project 2020 initiative officially began construction of an amphitheater in Bryan’s Recreation Park, adjacent to the bathrooms near the Imagination Station.
Bryan Municipal Utilities has experienced an uncharacteristically high level of electrical outages in May and June, with no one overriding reason as the culprit, according to BMU Electric Superintendent Al Sullivan.
The Williams County Republican Party was among six county party structures in western Ohio to sign a letter expressing disappointment with the statewide method in which Gov. Mike DeWine has handled the COVID-19 issue.
The next court appearance for a woman accused of stealing thousands from the now-closed school for children with autism that she ran in Bryan has been delayed.
Mr. and Mrs. James Timbrook Jr. are blessed to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Jim Timbrook and Agnes Meyer were married July 4, 1970, at St. John’s Catholic Church Defiance, Ohio. The Rev. David Beck was the celebrant. They are the proud parents of six children, including fou…
Following months of remote lessons and drive-through graduations, under a park pavilion, a Bryan family recently celebrated the four teachers who helped a gem called Opal to shine through the dark.
EDGERTON — Every community in Williams County is looking at their electric rates as COVID-19-related shutdowns mean big-ticket purchasers aren’t using the same amount of electricity as planned.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a tough row to hoe but 2016 Bryan High School graduates Alex Dolan and Adam Hug came home in June as second lieutenants in the United States Army. They stopped by The Bryan Times’ office Monday afternoon to talk about the experience.
The North Central Local School district served a total of 13,086 meals to students since the COVID-19 pandemic closed school buildings and donations from the community and beyond paid for nearly every single one of them.
Beginning July 1, the Ohio Development Services Agency and Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission have help available for income-eligible Ohioans to maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program (HEAP).
Maurice and Cathie Batt of Montpelier will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Maurice Batt and Cathie Gerig were married on July 11, 1970, at the West Unity United Methodist Church by the Rev. James Rice. Maurice is retired from Bil-Jax and is engaged in farming. Cathie is a secretary…
• The Edgerton Local Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. today in the elementary library and via the Zoom application. If you are interested in login information, contact Superintendent Kermit Riehle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-298-2112, ext. 1015.
A Bryan High School graduate of renown in the field of cardiovascular medicine has received an award that Temple University calls “the most prestigious honor given to a senior researcher by the International Society for Heart Research.”
With supporters practicing social distancing, Jennifer Martin took the oath as a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteer from Williams County Probate and Juvenile Court Judge Steven R. Bird, on June 22 inside the bandstand on courthouse square in Bryan.
EDGERTON — Village of Edgerton officials are looking into improvements at the village’s central park, though no firm plans or actions have yet been taken.
Bryan Municipal Utilities bills can fluctuate during the hottest and the coldest months of the year, to reflect an increase in consumption as customers crank up their air conditioning or heating systems and lawn irrigation systems.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke on Thursday about a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, average age of the infected and a more localized approach to fight the disease moving forward.
When a 6-year-old Julie Beck joined Montpelier’s Brownie troop back in 1970, she had no idea it would take her around the world through 50 years of service with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA).
Every year, more than 10,000 people are treated for fireworks-related injuries, according to a release from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).
Whether the county courthouse square is part of the proposed Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) could be left up to a vote of all county residents.
Parkview Health and Anthem Inc. are in negotiations on a new contract with potential financial ramifications for Williams County employees, county commissioners learned at their weekly meeting on Thursday.
A large storm of dust from the Sahara Desert — officially called Saharan Air Layer or SAL — has traveled across the ocean and made landfall in the U.S.
Unemployment nationally, statewide and in Williams County is slowly improving from the depths of the COVID-19 shutdown about two months ago.
The Williams County Family YMCA board of trustees has begun an executive search to replace Rob Imber, who resigned as executive director effective May 23.