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The Montpelier High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 55-year class reunion of Sept. 14 at the Montpelier Moose Lodge. Attending were, front from left, Susan Thomas, Cathy Trott Smith, Mary Figgins, Willa Jump Licata, Melinda DeGroff Richmond, Barbara Ruhfel Gotshall, Janet Garber Medon,…

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The Union Chapel Church of God, corner of County Road 18 and County Road A, will be hosting the Community Churches Challenge for Charity Chili Cook-off today, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the church. There will be a free-will donation.

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The Bryan Parks & Recreation Department and the Bryan High School cheerleaders will be offering a cheerleading clinic to children preschool through sixth grade.

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Thanks to the generosity of the Bryan Rotary Club, each kindergarten student at Bryan Elementary will receive one book every month this school year to enjoy. These books will be sent home to help build their family library of choices for parents to read with their children. Pictured below ar…

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Bryan High School students recently voted for the school’s 2019 homecoming court. The school will play its homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 4, versus Delta. Pictured from left: Emcees Caleb Zuver, Jessica Mueller, Erika Grime and Madison Siders; Homecoming Queen Megan Voigt; senior a…

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Preliminary figures show that attendance at this year’s Williams County Fair — Sept. 7-14 — was up about 5,000 to 7,000 over past years, Fair Board President Matt Kennedy said Friday.

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The Ohio Ethics Commission has requested that the Williams County Board of Elections forward one of two election complaints filed recently against Shaun Fulk, a candidate running for Williams County sheriff.

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The Four County ADAMhs Board will receive an additional $86,426 in state funding to pay for services that will help individuals and their families successfully live in the community following a mental health or substance use crisis.

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Paving and culvert repair work on U.S. 6, between U.S. 127 and the Henry County line, is in progress with lane restrictions through next month, the Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 announced Thursday.

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Bryan High will vote on its homecoming court today, in anticipation of its homecoming game on Friday Oct. 4. vs. Delta. Pictured from left are junior attendant nominees: McKendry Semer, Althea Fillman, Abby Fernihough, Gaby Bany and Kloee Antigo. JOSH EWERS/Staff

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Bryan High will vote on its homecoming court today, in anticipation of its homecoming game on Friday Oct. 4. vs. Delta. Pictured from left are sophomore attendant nominees: Tara Morrr, Kaitlyn Posey, Brooke Wheeler, Chloe Wylie and Allie Zimmerman. JOSH EWERS/Staff

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Bryan High will vote on its homecoming court today, in anticipation of its homecoming game on Friday Oct. 4. vs. Delta. Pictured from left are freshmen attendant nominees Samantha Grothaus, Sarah Knight, Anahi Mendoza, Taylor Peel and Chloe Walkup. JOSH EWERS/Staff

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Bryan High will vote on its homecoming court today, in anticipation of its homecoming game on Friday Oct. 4. vs. Delta. Pictured from left are homecoming queen nominees: Trinity Anthony, Hannah Goodrich, Kelly Miller, Megan Voigt and Audrey Zimmerman. JOSH EWERS/Staff

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A plan is coming into place to deal with flooding in the Bona Vesta subdivision in Pulaski Township, but an obstacle to getting underway is the cost and who will pay for it.

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Even in a large church, it is easy to tell when certain people are missing. That’s because of the habit people have of sitting in the same place week after week. When I served as pastor in one of the larger churches in our denomination, I began missing Jon and Marcia – a couple who hardly ev…

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HICKSVILLE — The West Milford Church, 4855 Casebere Miller Road, is hosting a four-day revival, Sept. 19 to Sept. 22. Come and discover the power and hope of the gospel.

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Blessed be the Lord, who has not given us as prey to their teeth! We have escaped like a bird from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped! Psalm 124:6-7

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Eugene “Vic” Martinich of Montpelier is celebrating his 90th birthday today, Sept. 19. If you would like to wish him happy birthday, mail greetings to him at 407 W. Brown Road, Montpelier, OH 43543. He would appreciate hearing from you on this memorable occasion.

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Edon High School will take on Montpelier on Friday September 27 for its homecoming game. The school's 2019 court includes Homecoming Queen Alea Brandt; Riley Bloir, Senior Attendant; Emily Kissinger, Junior Attendant; Olivia Mitchell, Sophomore Attendant; Meghan Derck, Freshman Attendant; Te…

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Montpelier will take on Cardinal Stritch tomorrow in its homecoming faceoff, where Homecoming king and queen will be announced at halftime. Pictured from left are: freshman attendant Tatum Grime; senior queen candidates Emma Clair, Brinn Miller and Sage Gauden; junior attendant Shailynn Bonn…

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Fairview High School will face off with Antwerp during its homecoming game Friday, when homecoming king and queen will be crowned at half time. Pictured front, from left: junior attendant Michelle Marshall; sophomore attendant Kayleigh Garza; senior queen candidates Metea Grine, Kendall Bake…

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Bryan City Schools recently held its Academic Booster Club Awards Breakfast. Pictured are students in the class of 2020 who were honored for having a 3.85 or higher cumulative GPA. Pictured front, from left: Sydney Davis, Taylor Peters, Kelly Miller, Courtney Whetro, Megan Grimm, Kabryn Myer…

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Bryan City Schools recently held its Academic Booster Club Awards Breakfast. Pictured are students in the class of 2021 who were honored for having a 3.85 or higher cumulative GPA. Pictured front, from left: Hanna Gorzelanczyk, Emma Woolace, Jessica Wernsing, Ariana Penny, Alexis Firm, Micha…

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Bryan City Schools recently held its Academic Booster Club Awards Breakfast. Pictured are students in the class of 2022 who were honored for having a 3.85 or higher cumulative GPA. Pictured front, from left: Madison Grisier, Brooke Taylor, Aliya Khandaker, Addison Arnold, Allie Zimmerman, Ka…

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In preparation for the November general election, students at Four County Career Center participated in Constitution Day student registration. Melanie Gilders and Liz Stuart from the Fulton County Board of Elections and Mary Detmer from the Henry County Board of Elections spoke to the studen…

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St. Mary School first grade students have been busy reviewing their alphabet letters and sounds by playing sound card bingo. Pictured enjoying the game are Kelvin Ault, Cayden Lockwood and Rikkelle Hazelton. They are getting ready to start writing a short narrative story in the next couple o…

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The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved spending more this year on tree replacement following an “aggressive” line clearing and tree removal project this year.

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Fiber artists from throughout the region will gather in Archbold on Sept. 28 and 29 for the annual Fiber Arts Fest at Sauder Village. Guests will be able to watch spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, tatting, and many other fiber arts demonstrations. There will be hands-on activities for…

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Staff at the Williams County Elections Office has created a candidate nominating guide and checklist that can be used by prospective candidates to ensure they are following all the correct requirements to qualify for the ballot.

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The city of Defiance continued to live up to its name, with the protest of nearly 500 hourly GM workers, United Auto Workers members, continuing throughout a hot Wednesday afternoon with no sign of resolution yet in sight.

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Sixth grade students at St. Mary School recently learned that they are published authors. These students wrote a creative piece, “Crazy Creatures,” as fifth grade students. The writing challenged them to write a mini saga, a story in just 100 words, based on a creature they had created. In a…

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Hicksville Knights of Columbus Grand Knight, Marlin Eicher, left, presents Ralph Art a $500 donation to The Huber Opera House & Civic Center. The local K of C council has been distributing proceeds from their 2019 Fish Frys to local groups. Courtesy photo

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Come let your creativity show; although you really do not have to be that creative with Chalk Couture, this is where simplicity meets creativity by using silkscreen transfers and chalk paste. Make your masterpiece.

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• The Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Financial Overview Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. today in the administration conference room at the jail in Stryker.

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• 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. Listed on the agenda are: 9:30 a.m. general session; 10 a.m. executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dis…