COLUMBUS (AP) — Some school employees will begin receiving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine this month as Ohio continues its goal of returning all children to in-person learning by March 1, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday.
Ashtyn Wiyrick is set to become the first woman to earn the rank of Eagle Scout through Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scouts of America) in northwest Ohio.
Ohio’s funeral directors say they are among those at the front lines of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and are urging Gov. Mike DeWine to give them “immediate access” to the COVID-19 vaccine.
With two years left in office, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said he will be able to focus completely on the issues as he won’t be running for re-election.
This week, the week of Jan. 25, vaccinations are anticipated to begin for those ages 75 and up. Vaccinations will also be available to those with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disorders, and who have a developmental or intellectual disability.
Ohio National Guard members who deployed recently to support local, state and federal authorities have returned from duty, the Ohio Adjutant General’s Office announced late Monday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, said Monday that he won’t seek reelection due in part to how it’s gotten “harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress,” and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades.
A woman accused of stealing thousands from the now-closed school for children with autism that she ran in Bryan has withdrawn her request for intervention and is now scheduled to stand trial in June.
• 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. A link to join the meeting remotely will be posted on the Williams County website and Facebook page this morning. Listed on…
The Fountain City Festival is accepting applications for the production team for its summer 2021 event, including vocal music director, stage manager, choreographer, costume coordinator, properties coordinator and others.
A Stryker man was injured in a crash Saturday morning at the eastern edge of the City of Bryan. According to the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 10:35 a.m., the OSHP was notified of a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 2 at the intersection of County Road 15.75, just east …
Ohio State Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) this week appointed Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) as vice chair of both the Government Oversight and Reform and Judiciary committees for the 134th General Assembly.
Eight teachers’ unions throughout the state are pushing Gov. Mike DeWine to rethink his timeline for school reopening and vaccine distribution.
Williams County reported another death from COVID-19 on Friday. County Health Commissioner Jim Watkins said the victim was a 72-year-old male. The county health department has not been releasing any other information on victims, such as hometown.
More than half the children in Williams County are growing up with books from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library but United Way volunteer Carol Moore wants to get all of them involved — especially now.
Post-holiday winter blues combined with never-ending pandemic blahs are enough to get anybody down, but Bryan community leaders hope to keep them at bay with a fun project for all ages.
Williams County Commissioners this past week opened four bids for a waterline project in Edon, in the area of Railroad and South Main streets. The project is about 1,575 linear feet to include underground 8- and 12-inch water lines, hydrants, valves, concrete, pavement repair and miscellaneo…
On Jan. 15, the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees named Todd Hernandez as the school’s next president, succeeding former president Michael Thomson.
Bryan police and firefighters responded to a roll-over accident at 11 a.m. Thursday on Vine Street just south of West Bryan Street. The driver "lost control" according to reports from the scene. She was transported by Williams County EMS to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan.
The number of COVID-19 cases remains high in Williams County. In the recent seven-day period from Jan. 12-19, there were 112 new cases, 12 hospitalizations and nine deaths.
The Four County ADAMhs Board has learned that it will receive $917,984 in federal funds for projects that support substance use and abuse services.
• The Williams County Mayors Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. today via video conference. To join the meeting, log onto https://zoom.us/j/92747136205 and use meeting ID 927 4713 6205; or call 1-312-626-6799.
EDGERTON — Everyone will remember 2020 for its COVID protocols with masks, social distancing and constant sanitizing but Mayor Robert Day also celebrated significant accomplishments during his State of the Village address at Monday’s council meeting.
In 2019, the National Weather Service confirmed 21 tornadoes struck Ohio during the late night/early morning of May 27-28. The tornadoes killed two people and caused an estimated $1 billion in damages, proving to be the most destructive natural disaster in Ohio history.
• The Bryan Board of Public Affairs will meet in regular session at 5 p.m. today via video conference. The meeting will be livestreamed at cityofbryan.net/live and youtube.com/user/BMUTVvideo. To participate in the public comment portion, call 419-633-6109.
North Central Schools will try this spring to persuade district voters that a 3.87-mill emergency levy is the best and most necessary method of funding the district for the next five years.
The St. Joseph River used to run crystal clear. While it won’t again any time soon, the Black Swamp Conservancy is taking steps in that direction.