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Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 Edition

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The Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 edition will be available until late morning on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 (papers will be replaced at that time).

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Inside This Week’s Edition:

WILLIAMS COUNTY – FULTON COUNTY AREA OBITUARIES
  • Lorna Rippa (1920 – 2019) – Attended Trinity Lutheran Church In Wauseon

  • Larry Boyers (1937 – 2019) – 25 Year Member Of Wauseon Fire Department

  • William Beck (1937 – 2019) – Graduate Of Pettisville High School

  • Lawrence McClarren (1925 – 2019) – Graduate Of Wauseon High School

  • Douglas Witty (1954 – 2019) – Worked At ACE Hardware In Wauseon

  • Victor Keough (1951 – 2019) – 1969 Graduate Of North Central High School

  • Megan Johnson (2002 – 2019) – Attended Camden (MI) Frontier High School

  • Beatriz Rodriguez (1940 – 2019) – Retired From Sauder Woodworking

  • Dean Krill (1926 – 2019) – Graduate Of Edgerton; Lifelong Farmer

LOCAL, REGIONAL & NATIONAL NEWS
  • Edon Chapter Of The FFA Celebrates 80th Anniversary With Blue Jacket – Gold Standard Class
  • Fayette Students Unwittingly Play Into Undercover Boss-Type Event
  • Mother Of Bryan Teenager Advocates For Hemophilia Awareness & Care
  • Hoofbeats Kick Off The 2019 4-H Season
  • Wauseon Schools Receive Multiple Donations
  • Stryker Rotary Updated On Village Projects
  • Williams County ~ Fulton County Area Police, Emt, Fire, Traffic & Court News
  • Fire Chief: Plane Crashes Into Ohio Home, Killing Pilot
  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ohio Anti-Abortion Law That Blocks Public Money For Planned Parenthood
  • Investigators: Indiana Boy Shot Trooper Dad Over Video Games
  • Ohio City To Pay $1M To Estate Of Man Fatally Shot By Police
  • State Patrol Investigating Injury Crash Involving Trooper In Defiance County
  • Fire Officials Say 13 Dogs Die In Toledo House Fire
  • Fort Wayne Woman Pleads Guilty In Hammer Attack On Ex-Husband
  • Governor DeWine Asks For Review Of State’s Jail Inspections Process
  • Indiana Man Gets 150 Years For Killing Wife, Shooting Daughters
  • Ohio Patrol Made More Drug Arrests In 2018 Than In Previous Year
  • Former Ohio Sheriff Admits Taking Bribes; Could Get 15-Year Sentence
  • Court: Indiana Gun Owner Not Liable After Stolen Weapon Kills Teen
  • Southern Michigan Man Who Shot Children Killed In Gunfire Exchange With Police
  • Man Gets 30 Years In Chase That Led To Indiana Officer Death
  • Governor DeWine Delays Three Executions In Response To Federal Court Order
  • Jury Convicts Man Who Shot, Wounded Ohio Police Officer
  • Michigan Woman Gets Year In Prison In Cover-Up Of Slaying, Mutilation
  • Indiana Trooper Fired For Relationship With 17-Year-Old Girl
  • Michigan Sheriff: 2 Children Die In Crash After Father Loses Control
  • Death Penalty Lawyers Urge Delay Of All Ohio Executions
  • Board Of DD Receives Superintendent Hiring Training
  • Archbold Students Have Fun With Science
  • Delta Village Council Examines Public Discussions, Immigrant Work Force At Nature Fresh & Pool Levies
  • West Unity: Battle With State Over Water Tower Funds Continues
  • Michigan OKs Medical Marijuana Use To Treat Cerebral Palsy
  • Opinion: Town By Town, Local Journalism Is Dying In Plain Sight
  • 30th Annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Winners & Honored Teachers Announced
  • Larvae Of Invasive Grass Carp Found In Lake Erie Tributary
  • Montpelier Kindergarten Registration Set For 2019-2020
  • Ohio Distributes Nearly $11.2M In School Safety Grant Money
  • Evergreen School Board Reviews Desperate Building Needs
  • Bomber Pride Winners For The Month Of February
  • Funding Available To Western Lake Erie Basin Farmers To Improve Water Quality
  • Shared Experiences: Grandparent’s Weeks At Museum Of Fulton County
  • Swanton Planning Commission Approves Alcohol Sales For Potential Winery On Main Street
  • Stryker Village Council Hears Residents’ Concerns On Fire Hazard
  • Edon Northwest Schools Withdraw From County School Financing District, Proposes Tax Renewal For November Ballot
  • Local History Center To Host “Made In Bryan” Event With Kevin Maynard
  • Williams County Public Library & The Williams County Family YMCA To Hold “Teen Swim” Event
  • Williams County Public Library & The Williams County Family YMCA To Throw 2nd Annual Swim & Story Family Event
  • Stryker Branch Library Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
  • Children’s Arbor Day Program At Stryker Branch Library
  • Create A Burlap Bunny On Canvas At Stryker Branch Library
  • Easter Themed “No Bake Cooking Demonstration” In Pioneer
  • “Going Native” Class At Edon Branch Library
  • Make A Set Of “Chunky Bunnies” At Edgerton Branch Library
  • Canvas Painting Class Held At Bryan Local History Center
  • Local Students Qualify For State Hosa Skill Competition
  • North Central School Board Accepts Superintendent Resignation
  • Swanton Middle School Holds Inaugural Amazing Shake Competition
  • Back To Basics For Everyone; Gardening 101 Classes Offered In Fulton County
  • WEDCO Celebrates The Successes Of 2018
  • February Students Of The Month At Hilltop High School
  • Montpelier Chooses New Meter Provider For Utilities
  • North Central Elementary School Students Of The Month For February
  • Looking Back At What We Read Years Ago
  • Pastors Ponderings “Don’t Stare At The Stool”
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes; “Words From The Wise”
  • Bryan Senior Center Celebrates March Birthdays & Anniversaries
  • Bryan Senior Center Announces Regular Euchre Party Results
  • Montpelier Elementary School Holds Little Loco Leaders Assembly
  • Montpelier Board Of Education Addresses Issue Of Teacher / Staff Morale At March 12th Meeting
  • Edon’s Harding Makes Top Eight In State FFA Public Speaking Contest
  • Delta’s Grant Harris Four County Career Center Holds Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Fayette Village Council Learns Of Mandated Federal Civil Rights Training
  • Fulton County Residents To Notice A Change In Vehicle Titles
  • Youth Savings Contest Promotes Strong Financial Habits
  • Hundreds Attend Fayette EPA Meeting Concerning Aquifer Drilling
  • West Unity’ Richard Nofziger Is Awarded South Korean Ambassador For Peace Medal
  • Wauseon A Capella Choir & Symphonic Band Earn Superior Ratings AT OMEA Event
  • Will They Say Yes To These Dresses In Edon?
  • Ohio Governor Wants Nearly $1B For Lake Erie, Waterways
  • Fulton Leadership University Capstone Projects Begin
  • Fulton County Commissioners: Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Awareness Month Coming In April
  • Williams County Commissioners Approve Advertising For Sealed Bids
  • Pies Contest Offers Sweet Sensations In Montpelier
  • Williams County Maple Syrup Festival
  • Williams County Business & Industry Show
WILLIAMS COUNTY – FULTON COUNTY AREA SPORTS
  • Bryan Basketball Cheerleading Awards
  • North Central Winter Sports Awards For 2018-2019
  • Eli Grieser Of Pettisville Headed To Bluffton University For Soccer
  • Swanton To Welcome Class Of 2019 To Athletic Hall Of Fame
  • Pettisville Graduate Alexa Leppelmeier Named Indoor Track All-American
  • 36th Annual Four County All-Star Cage Classic On Tap For March 29th
  • Montpelier Holds Winter Sports Award Banquet
  • New Ohio State Coach Kicks Off Tenure With Many New Faces
  • “The Village Reporter” 2018-19 Winter All-County Teams Selection

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