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Off-and-on rains dampened some of the fun on Saturday, the final day of the 2019 Bryan Jubilee, as event organizers made the decision to cancel the annual parade. However, attendees still made the best of the day as rides continued running in between downpours and entertainers, including Chr…

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MONTPELIER — Imagine being a young man 22 years old and living in the small town of Montpelier, Ohio. The largest body of water that you have ever seen was Parker’s Pond, a small pond outside of town. And after graduating high school in 1932, in the teeth of the Great Depression, the only jo…

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“We need to use our mission statement and our values statement as our guides to where we are going in providing health care to our community,” Community Hospitals and Wellness Center’s CEO Chad Tinkel told the Bryan Rotary Club at its Friday meeting.

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Around 5:40 p.m. Thursday, a black 1995 Mustang GT driven by Seth Altaffer, 20, of Montpelier, and hydroplaned while traveling eastbound on US-20 A east of County Road 17.75 and ended up with his vehicle submerged in Beaver Creek. Altaffer sustained no serious injuries, but was transported f…

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Around 5:40 p.m. Thursday, a black 1995 Mustang GT driven by Seth Altaffer, 20, of Montpelier, and hydroplaned while traveling eastbound on US-20 A east of County Road 17.75 and ended up with his vehicle submerged in Beaver Creek. Altaffer sustained no serious injuries, but was transported f…

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The National Weather Service has advised of a heightened flood warning this weekend through early next week, with another extremely wet weekend of weather predicted by forecasters.

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Around 5:40 p.m. Thursday, a black 1995 Mustang GT driven by Seth Altaffer, 20, of Montpelier, and hydroplaned while traveling eastbound on US-20 A east of County Road 17.75 and ended up with his vehicle submerged in Beaver Creek. Altaffer sustained no serious injuries, but was transported f…

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The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs) appears poised to join civil litigation efforts against opioid manufacturers and distributors, which have been accused of causing of the opioid epidemic.

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Bryan’s Rotary Club utilized funds from its annual Rotary Club Auction to donate $15,000 to Bryan Parks and Recreation for use in renovating three pavilions at Moore Park in Bryan. Pictured, from left: Caleb Turnbull, auction co-chair; Kimberly Imm, auction co-chair; Rob Imber, Williams Coun…

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol say a Delta woman is responsible for leaving a vehicle on the train tracks in Swanton that led to hundreds of passengers being diverted through Bryan’s Amtrak station in recent days.

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A Williams County grand jury met Tuesday and returned indictments against 19 individuals, including Philip H. Taylor, who is accused of shooting four pet dogs.

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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 a.m. general session; 9:30 a.m. public haring for Village of Edon waterline improvements.

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A man accused of shooting four pet dogs was arraigned Wednesday via video conference from the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on multiple felony charges in the Williams County Court of Common Pleas, following his indictment by a grand jury Tuesday.

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Aside from funding major community development projects, the Ohio Department of Development has offered counties across the state an opportunity to apply for smaller grants that are geared to smaller projects in multiple locations.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew R. Denton, a 2018 Hilltop High School graduate, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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An Edon man was transported for injuries following a head-on crash between a pickup truck and a semi tractor-trailer Thursday evening in Indiana, but is said to be in stable condition after extraction by authorities.

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After issues came up with Bank of America, the Williams County Board of Elections has decided to switch to a different bank for its credit cards.

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• The Williams County Board of Elections will meet at 4 p.m. today in the board office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan, to conduct regular business.

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The Bryan City Band’s summer concert series continues on Wednesday. Due to the Jubilee festival in downtown Bryan, this week’s performance will take place in the MacDonald-Ruff ice arena at Recreation Park, off Townline Road.

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The popular Agriculture Adventures event will be held June 11–16 at Sauder Village, offering guests an opportunity to learn more about Ohio’s rich agricultural heritage. From egg candling, carding wool, and milking a goat to making butter, meeting farm animals and learning about antique trac…

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A pair of Fayette residents accused of involvement in a robbery in West Unity were among the 27 people recently indicted by a Williams County Grand Jury.

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MONTPELIER — With spring and summer comes mosquito and tick season in Ohio, and the risk for diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease.

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Edgerton Fire Department responded to a fire at 247 E. Lynn St., Monday afternoon. There were no reported injuries, with a man and 3-year-old child both making it out of the house unscathed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by Edgerton Fire Department and the state fire mar…

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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 is a general session at 10 a.m.

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For more than 70 years, the annual Bryan Jubilee has been bringing fun and families together each summer in downtown Bryan. That tradition continues this year with a few new twists, including a Jubilee that’s three days long — June 13-15 — rather than the five-day event it’s been in the past.

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The annual Fountain City Pageant was Saturday at the Bryan Arts and Education Building. Clockwise from front left are the winners: Junior Miss Bryan Tavi Jo Lane, Miss Bryan Curtlyn Anthony, Teen Miss Bryan Ella Vansteenkiste and Little Miss Bryan Emma Lynn Yoder. GLYN BUNTAIN/Staff

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Parkview Cancer Institute has become a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, to bring the nation’s leading cancer expertise to patients in northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana.

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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, Monday at the fourth floor of the courthouse.

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Sunshine Faunce and Susie Osburn, of the OhioMeansJobs center in Bryan, told the Bryan Rotary Club at its Friday meeting about the role the center plays in assisting people in finding jobs and assisting employers in finding people for jobs.

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The effort to make the Bryan tennis program’s dreams of six new post-tension concrete courts and spectator seating on the Bryan City Schools campus a reality got a $20,000 boost from the Bryan Rotary Club Friday. The funds came from the annual Bryan Rotary Club auction. Ground is expected to…

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The Williams County Partners for Health Committee is conducting an online adult health survey to identify the key needs and concerns for the Williams County community.

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The Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force has a new tip line for those who wish to aid the area in its fight against opioid addiction and other drug-related issues.

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The extreme weather this year has played havoc on the Clinton Street bridge replacement project, causing multiple delays and pushing the expected opening back at least one month.