Two people believed to be from Williams County have recently been exposed by online activists for alleged online child solicitation, and one of the two was arrested Thursday morning by the West Terre Haute, Indiana, police department.
Trine University’s Chamber Orchestra and University Choir will present their annual Christmas concert beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts in Angola, Indiana.
An annual service learning project is the recycled toy drive at St. Mary School. Students take time to go through toys that they have outgrown and donate them to the local Free Store. Through their efforts, they are helping others to have a Merry Christmas. Pictured are Olivia Boeke, Franke …
The Laureate Delta Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority met on Nov. 23 at the Barn Restuarant in Archbold for the group's annual Thanksgiving dinner meeting.
Beta Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society (DKG) International met recently at St. John United Church of Christ in Defiance and hosted the Beta Eta Chapter.
II-VI Incorporated, a leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, recently announced that Bryan High School graduate Dr. Julie Sheridan Eng has been elected by the Optica Board of Directors to its 2022 Fellows Class.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is still working to mitigate what at least one Ohio doctor calls a “pending health disaster.”
For the past 26 years, the Christmas for Kids campaign has been bringing joy to less fortunate children and families in Williams County.
As part of the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s ongoing efforts to make Ohio roadways safe, troopers continue to focus on impaired driving this month and throughout the holiday season.
According to preliminary Ohio State Highway Patrol statistics, 13 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. During the five-day reporting period, from Wednesday, Nov. 24 at midnight through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, 10 fatal crashes resulted in 13 deaths.
Gary Feeney, Bryan VFW Post 2489 Commander, presents a $5,000 to Lily Creek Farms Therapeutic Riding Center in Defiance. The donation is towards future program and building expansions. Accepting the check is Executive Director Jami Young, accompanied by Lily Creek Farms' new therapy horse, S…
After a brief lull, COVID-19 has recently flared up again in Williams County, straining Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC) and the county’s medical system.
To Bill Martin, the problem is obvious: Too many people in Williams County are getting sick from COVID-19. What’s frustrating him is that a solution is just as obvious — and it’s free, medically proven and readily available.
The Black Swamp Community Orchestra will present their Christmas Concerts, entitled “The Sounds of Christmas,” on Friday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., at Free Christian Church of God, 20799 Ohio 15, in Continental, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 903 Center St., in B…
Betty Hartsock will celebrate her 90th birthday Dec. 8. Her family would like to announce a card party for her. Cards can be sent to 936 E. Wilson St., Apt E-6, Bryan, OH 43506. She spent most of her adult life as an LPN, working in the Montpelier hospital and numerous nursing homes across t…
The Defiance County Genealogical Society met Nov. 22, when Cara Bolley from the Defiance County Public Library told about their MakerSpace with 3-D printer, Silhouette Cameo 3, Brother sewing machine, Hovercam, Cubiio laser etcher and other technology equipment for creative patrons.
Bryan High School Band Director Stephanie DePauw and 277 other band directors from all 50 states, Canada and Mexico will be marching together on Jan. 1 in Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses Rose Parade.
The Nov. 2 General Election may be over for nearly a month, but anyone who has worked any event behind the scenes knows that the actual work starts well before the event and ends sometime afterward.
The Bryan Parks and Recreation Department would like to know if your preschool or kindergarten son or daughter would like to receive a personal phone call from Santa Claus from the North Pole.
Gary Feeney, left, Bryan VFW Post 2489 commander, presents a $5,000 check to Lily Creek Farms Therapeutic Riding Center, in Defiance. The donation goes toward future program and building expansions. Accepting the check is Executive Director Jami Young, accompanied by Lily Creek Farms' new th…
Perhaps it’s no surprise that Rob Karnes is a member of the Professional Golf Association (PGA). After all, the Montpelier native grew up working and playing on a Williams County par 3 golf course owned by his father, Delmar, and grandfather, Harold.
Sandy Burns is one of the thousands of people in the county to have contracted COVID-19 and one of the unlucky few to have spent time in the hospital because of it.
COLUMBUS — Ohio’s most recently enacted state budget contained language that called for the creation of a first-of-its-kind State Committee on Computer Science. That group, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and Ohio Department of Education, had its inaugural mee…
The West Unity Omnibus Club met at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the home of Shirley Carder. President Linda Sumner opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Collect. The secretary’s report was not able to be read. Club members continue to send well wishes to the members who are not a…
A former Holgate school board member who pleaded guilty to theft was sentenced Wednesday to up to three months in jail and will pay $100,000 in restitution.