November 2012

Christmas (vs) Poverty

Christmas time is an exciting time for children and for those of us who have grandchildren. But it is also a time teacher’s worry about those children they have in class…


Williams County Blood Drive Rescheduled

The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled on Friday, Dec. 7, at Stryker High School has been postponed until a later date. However, you can donate on Thursday, Dec. 13, from…


Williams County Library Closings

The Williams County Public Library, with branches in Bryan, Edgerton, Edon, Pioneer, Stryker and West Unity, will be closed on Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday…


Edon Library to Host Holiday Open House

Santa’s coming to town, and you don’t want to miss him! Edon Branch Library is hosting a Christmas Party for area children on Monday, December 17, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm….


Four County Takes Part In Christmas For Kids

Four County Career Center students united in a school-wide effort and raised over $1,700 and collected many toys for the annual Christmas for Kids campaign sponsored by Clear Channel’s Mix 98.1-WDFM…


Williams County Crash Injures Four

The two vehicle injury crash occurred on US20 at the intersection of Count Road 1.50 in Northwest Township at approximately 2:47 p.m. A 1994 Mercury Topaz driven by Justin M. Rice,…




Four County Unites To Stuff The Bus

Four County Career Center students united in a school-wide effort and collected 3,136 pounds of non-perishable food items for the annual “Neighbors In Need” campaign sponsored by 105.7 The Bull and…




Stryker Rotary Welcomes Ken Robarge

Ken Robarge, Chaplin, spoke to the Stryker Rotary Club about the Transport for Christ ministry. Ken has 28 years experience as a truck driver, and finds he can relate to the…



Pioneer Library Partners With Community

Through a partnership with the community, the Pioneer Branch Library is getting a new storage shed.  The Village of Pioneer donated labor and shared the cost of concrete for the new…


Lenore Irene Yoh (1928-2012)

Lenore Irene Yoh, 84, of West Unity died Monday November 26, 2012 at Hillside Country Living. She was born on February 14th 1928 in Madison Township near Kunkle, Ohio to Samuel…


Alice Mable Graham (1927-2012)

Alice Mable Graham, 85, of Pioneer died Monday November 26th in her home. She was born on April 8, 1927 in Galloway West Virginia to John Martin and Mabel (Wieland) Belan….


Ilo M. Cryer-Messner (1920-2012)

Ilo M. Cryer-Messner, 92 of Montpelier died Friday evening at her home.  She was born on March 15, 1920 to Frank W. and Mabel (Bowen) Pitts in Paulding County Ohio.  Ilo…