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Gladys Skiles of Edgerton will celebrate her 100th birthday on Nov. 25. If you would like to, wish her a happy birthday by mail or you may stop by and visit at her open house on Nov. 24, from 1-4 p.m. at 343 Lutterbein St., Edgerton, OH 43517. She would love to hear from you.

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The LIFE groups of Wesley United Methodist Church met Nov. 11 and welcomed Ed Likes, a Wesley church member. He spoke about his passion for World War II aircraft, which developed over the last 45 years.

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LIBERTY CENTER — A local youth was recently an ambassador on a large stage helping promote the gifts those with Down syndrome bring to their community.

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Wal-Mart recently donated $5,000 to ongoing 2019 Toys for Tots campaign. Collection of toys and cash is spearheaded locally by Coldwell Banker Classic Properties, Farmers & Merchants State Bank and Grace Community Church. All donations go to children in Williams County. Checks can be mad…

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Closed since February, the Clinton Street bridge in Defiance will not be open to the public by Thanksgiving, but it should be open in time for Christmas, Ohio Department of Transportation officials said Friday.

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Williams County Sheriff Steve Towns will appeal his first-degree misdemeanor conviction for disseminating confidential information about a child abuse case, and will continue his re-election bid.

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A federal grant could help the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) establish a bioeconomy in northwest Ohio.

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Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a house fire just after noon on Thursday at 318 S. Cherry St., in Bryan. Bryan Fire Department was first on the scene, later joined by Edgerton and Montpelier fire departments, as well as Bryan police. All 12 occupants of the dwelling were either…

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When it comes to recycling, “every little bit helps,” is the mantra of Kim Shoup, manager of the Williams County Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling Program.

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Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a house fire just after noon at 318 S. Cherry St. in Bryan. Bryan Fire Department was first on the scene, later joined by Edgerton and Montpelier Fire Departments as well as Bryan Police. All 12 occupants of the dwelling were either away or had g…

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Popular singer/songwriter Kerry Patrick Clark is returning to Wesley United Methodist Church to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the church building’s dedication on Center Street.

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I will not admit to being old, but I am older than I was 10 years ago. Those 10 years have been filled with all kinds of things helping me to get older.

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Recently I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when a side-by-side photo posted by a friend surprised me to a thumb paralyzing halt. The pictures (and I wish you could see them) would be puzzling taken out of context but backstory made the pictures worth much more than a thousand words.

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ALVORDTON — The Alvordton United Brethren Church, located at 311 E. Main in Alvordton, would invite all to come out on Saturday, Nov. 16 to enjoy a “Harvest Dinner.”

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Twins, Atlas Lynn Litzenberg and Annabella Suzann Litzenberg were born Oct. 22, 2019, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan.

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I put a roast on to cook in my slow cooker and went to work. When I got home, I realized that the power had gone out at my house at some point during the day. I checked my slow cooker and the power was off, but my roast looked like it cooked fully. Can I still eat the roast?

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Janna Beattie and Jake Hulbert wish to announce the birth of their new son, Maylen Jacob Hulbert.

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The Edgerton High School Class of 1946 celebrated its 73-year reunion on Oct. 19 at Rita’s Restaurant in Edgerton. Attending were, seated from left, Norma Entenman Johnson, Helen North Grandey and Emmarose Stark Hug; standing, Karl Mavis and Richard Beard. Courtesy photo

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Fountain City Christian School recently announced its students of the month for October. The elementary award went to Elliot Covington and the junior and senior high award went to Addison Dick. The theme for October was diligence. Photo courtesy of Fountain City Christian School

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Executive Officers of the over 100 member Four County Career Center Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter include front, from left: Skyler Parsons (Montpelier) Interior Design; BobbieJo Machnicki (Evergreen) Chef Training; Mindy O’Neill (Delta) Early Childhood Educ…

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Four County Career Center’s HOSA, Future Health Professionals, Chapter members include over ninety Health Careers and Sports Fitness & Exercise Science students. Students work on chapter projects, compete in district, state, and national leadership and skill competitions, and sponsor stu…

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Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission Pulaski Head Start celebrated “Reading is Fundamental” Nov. 5-15, during which time guest readers from the community read to the children. At the end of two weeks, each child received a book to add to their home library. Pictured from left: Carri…

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St. Mary School students in grades four to six recently participated in a presentation by Mary Juarez of Never Let Go Ministries during Red Ribbon Week. Juarez shared with students the heartbreaking effect that drug use has on the user and their loved ones. According to a release from the sc…

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Four County Career Center recently announced Austin Tomaszewski from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Tomaszewski is the son of Michael and Julie Tomaszewski and is a junior in the Specialized Mechatronics and Robotics Technology program at FCCC. Tomaszewski was nominated by his in…

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Fountain City Christian School recently announced its students of the month for October. The elementary award went to Elliot Covington, left, and the junior and senior high award went to Addison Dick. The theme for October was diligence. Photo courtesy of Fountain City Christian School

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Stryker’s October student of the month was Kalista Blevins, center. The Core Value for the month was honesty. The October sponsors were Steve and Jill Peters with Team Valhalla. Photo courtesy of Stryker Local Schools

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The Edon Music Department will be traveling to Washington, D.C., from March 18-22, 2020. The high school band and choir will be performing and sightseeing around the city. The Edon music department recently received many generous donations from businesses and nonprofits to lower the cost of …

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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.

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When three young boys went missing from Morenci, Michigan, in 2010, their plight tugged at the heartstrings of the region. Soon, several Michigan college students and their professor hope to ensure that collective heart is still beating with a new, feature-length documentary.

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The Edgerton Village Council decided to move forward with the East and West Hull Street project during a special meeting on Tuesday.

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The owner and staff of the Colonial Manor Motel in Bryan acknowledge the motel has a bad reputation. Even new Bryan interim Police Chief Chris Chapa said the 51-room motel at 924 E. High St., “has been going downhill the last several years,” a situation that reached a low point when, police …

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Mallory Anne Gilmore and Kyle John Kurivial were united in marriage on June 7, 2019, at the Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo. Msgr. William J. Kubacki officiated at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Thomas and Jennifer Gilmore of Toledo and Mike and Carol Kur…

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St. Patrick Catholic Church of Bryan was the setting for the July 20, 2019, wedding of Kristen Nicole Kurivial and Derek James Hug. Father Charles Ritter officiated at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mike and Carol Kurivial of Bryan and Dennis and Susan Hug of Bryan. Kristen attended…

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On Nov. 5, Pioneer Area Lions Jim and Gloria Gilcher, from left, presented Nicole Renicker, director of Montpelier See and Do, with a $200 donation. Store hours are Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Donations and volunteers are always needed. Call Renicker at 419-485-3777 for more …