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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 Edition

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The Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 edition will be available until late morning on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 (papers will be replaced at that time).

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Laurette Baltosser (1964 – 2019) – Co-Owner Of Stryker’s SW Hardware)

Herbert Calvin (1939 – 2019) – Owned & Operated Calvin’s TV & Appliance

Alice Wilson (1932 – 2019) – Member Of Eastland Baptist Church

Karen Poole (1943 – 2019) – 1961 Montpelier Graduate

Charles Falco (1939 – 2019) – Montpelier High School Graduate

Lowell Roth (1931 – 2019) – Owned & Operated Sears Merchant Store

Carol Randell (1936 – 2019) – Bryan Resident, Worked At Allied Moulded

Oliver & Vance Gates (Infants)

Addie I. Boucher (1935 – 2019) – Bryan Graduate, Bryan City Schools Retiree

Crystal Beach (1952 – 2019) – Evergreen High School Graduate

Dennis Jones (1932 – 2019) – Retired From ARO Corporation

Eileen Johnson (1933 – 2019) – New Haven Indiana Resident

Jerry Cliffton (1939 – 2019) – Worked For Ohio Gas Company For 43 Years

Florence Nofziger (1933 – 2019) – Lifelong Resident Of Archbold / Wauseon Area

Hazelmae Partee (1927 – 2019) – Lived In Archbold & Evansport

Barbara King (1931 – 2019) – Former North Central Teacher & Administrator


Wauseon Fire Chief Attends Congressional Fire Service Institute

Holocaust Survivor Brings Her Message To Swanton Middle School, “Never Again”

Williams County Commissioners Meet New DD Superintendent

Montpelier E3 Program Streamlines Seniors Into Career Pathways

Fulton County Commissioners Open Three Bids For Swanton Park Pavilion Renovation Project

Evergreen & Archbold Students Among Six FCCC Students Earning Medals At State Skills Competition

Delta, Edgerton & Hilltop Four County Students Participate In FCCLA Leadership Conference

NSCC Foundation Sets New Record & Awards Over $650,000 In Scholarships

Williams County Fair Board Hears Of New Food Vendor, Intermediate Fence Banners

Fountain City Christian School Holds Annual Awards Night

Bridgewater Township Trustees To Query Ohio Department Of Commerce On Cemeteries

US Government Records $160.3 Billion April Surplus

Evergreen Board Of Education Gears Up For The 2019-2020 School Year

FCCC Receives Robotic Training Certification

Swanton Village Council Recognizes National EMS & National Police Week

Montpelier Police K-9 Unit Visits Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers Auxilary Meeting

Personnel Matters Dominate May 14 Meeting Of The Montpelier Board Of Education

Edon School Board Hires New Volleyball Coach

Hilltop’s Long Student Of The Month

Archbold Rotary Presents Service Scholarships To Three Seniors

Five Generations Celebrated

Stryker High School Recognizes April & May Students Of The Month

Registration Forms Being Accepted For Fulton County 4-H Camp

Northwest State Announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Fulton County Goats & “Udder” Things 4-H Club Elects Offi cers At Meeting

Officer Selection For “Stars Of 4H” Announced

Pike Delta York Extends New Contract To Middle School Principal

Swanton Residents Kayak 137 Miles Along The Maumee River

Tommy Moose Special Deliveries Completed To First Responders

Nationwide Honors PettisvilleTeacher As Ohio Ag Educator Of The Year With Golden Owl Award

Stryker High School Graduation Celebrated

West Unity Village Council Adopts Pair Of Emergency Resolutions At May 9th Meeting

Lyons Village Councilors Learn Of New Countywide Mass Notification System

Pettisville School Board Moves Forward With Phase 2 Of The 2011 Building Project

Pioneer Village Council Hears Request For Assistance With Water Killed Trees

Archbold High School Top Scholars Announced

Black Swamp Art Guild Of Williams County Presents Stryker Student With Scholarship

Co-Op Contributes To Cost Of Led Lighting Upgrades & Energy-Saving Fans

Williams County Power In Purple Campaign Reaches Over Goal For American Cancer Society

Williams County & Fulton County Area Police, Emt, Fire, Traffic & Court News

Sixteen Predators Seeking to Sexually Exploit Children Arrested in Undercover Sting

Letter To The Editor

Montpelier Rotary Inducts Two New Members

Evergreen & Hilltop / Four County Students Place In Top Ten At Leadership Conference

CHWC’s Chad Tinkel Is Guest Speaker At Stryker Rotary

Fulton County Commissioners Approve A Bid Of Over $3 Million For Paving Services

Smith Discusses New Radio Station In Fulton County At Archbold Rotary

The Eyes Of Freedom Exhibited At The Museum Of Fulton County

Shop At Home Guide

Looking Back At What We Read Years Ago

Pastors Ponderings “Nothing’s Changed”

Fellowship of Christian Athletes; “Visible And Vocal”

Edon Branch Library Summer Reading Programs

Girls Who Code Club For Grades 6-12 At Swanton Library

Upcoming Events At Montpelier Branch Library

“A Universe Of Stories” For Summer Reading In West Unity

Edgerton Branch Library Summer Reading Programs

“A Universe of Stories” For Summer Reading In Bryan

New Poetry Club Meetings At Swanton Library For Grades 6-12

Edgerton Senior Center Birthdays & Anniversaires Celebrated

Bryan Senior Center Announces Regular Euchre Party Results

Bryan Senior Center Birthdays & Anniversaries Celebrated

Bryan Duplicate Bridge Winners For The Month Of April Announced

Bryan High Schoolers Serve Lunch At The Senior Center

Memorial Day Section

Classifieds & Help Wanted

Auction & Real Estate Spotlight

GRADUATION TRIBUTE – Issue 2 of 3 – Featuring the Class of 2019 from: Archbold, Bryan, Edgerton, Evergreen, Fountain City, Montpelier, Pettisville and Swanton.


Edon’s Faith Livensparger & Darius Kurtz Sign To Continue Athletic Careers In College

Rusty Schlenk Wins Oakshade Raceway Season Opener

“The Village Reporter” Athletes Of The Week –  BRETT MERILLAT and  KODI BRENNER

Williams County ~ Fulton County Varsity, JV, Freshman & Junior High Recaps, Article & Scores.


North Central Needs Extra Innings To Knock Off Edgerton In Sectional Baseball

Pettisville Rallies To Beat Stryker 6-5 In Division IV Sectional

Evergreen Vikings Eliminated By Fairview 6-3 In Division III Sectional Finals

Montpelier Rolls Past BBC Foe North Central 8-1 To Win Sectional Title

Bryan Golden Bears Use Fast Start To Beat Swanton 5-1 In Sectional Final

Hilltop Cadets Move On To Districts By Beating Wayne Trace 9-2

Good Luck Pages For Teams Advancing To Districts

Williams County ~ Fulton County Varsity, JV, Freshman & Junior High Recaps, Article & Scores.


Swanton Lady Bulldogs Season Ends With Loss To Eastwood In Division III District Semifinals

Edgerton Lady Bulldogs Fall To Antwerp 10-2 In Division IV District Semi

Williams County ~ Fulton County Varsity, JV, Freshman & Junior High Recaps, Article & Scores.


Good Luck Pages For Track Individuals To Compete At Districts

Williams County ~ Fulton County Varsity, JV, Freshman & Junior High Recaps, Article & Scores.


Bryan & Wauseon Advance Players To State Tournament

Williams County ~ Fulton County Varsity, JV, Freshman & Junior High Recaps, Article & Scores.

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