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Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 Edition

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Inside This Week’s Edition:

Obituaries &  Death Notices

  • Richard Kissinger (1948 – 2020) – Edon Graduate; Veteran Of US Army
  • Ronald Gillingham (1950 – 2020) – Wauseon Resident; Originally From Delta
  • Robert Borckardt (1943 – 2020) – 1961 Graduate Of Bryan High School
  • Daphne Hannaford (2011 – 2020) – Attended Edon Elementary School
  • Jimmy Brooks (1949 – 2020) – Resident Of Delta
  • Ronald Harter (1954 – 2020) – (1972 Graduate Of Bryan High School
  • Larry Goon (1951 – 2020) – Member Of Sons Of The American Legion
  • Madonna Brenner (1925 – 2020) – Former Member Of Stryker Gardening Club
  • Allan Ostrander (1984 – 2020) – Resided In Delta, Ohio
  • Larry Leazier (1937 – 2020) – Formerly Of Montpelier
  • Roy McConnell (1928 – 2020) – Longtime Employee At Morenci Rubber Plant
  • Eileen Word (1921 – 2020) – Member Of United Methodist Church
  • Sue Murphy (1938 – 2020) – One Of The First Workers At Quadco


  • Meet The Williams County Relay For Life 2020 Survivors Of The Year
  • Delta Area Chamber Of Commerce Names Brandon R. Johnson Citizen Of The Year
  • 12-Year Old Quinn Ripke Of Pettisville Is Taking The Fight To Juvenile Diabetes
  • Delta Village Council To Consider Disbursement Of COVID-19 Relief Funds To Small Businesses
  • Congressman Bob Latta Announces Grant Funding Awarded To Bowling Green State University
  • Fulton County Commissioner Candidate Becky Thatcher Addresses Wauseon City Council
  • Williams County ~ Fulton County Area Police, Emt, Fire, Traffic & Court News
  • A.N. Unit Executes Search Warrants At Rainbow Motel Near Montpelier; Three Men Arrested
  • West Unity Man Escapes Injury When Plane Crashes In Williams County Bean Field
  • Bryan Man Injured As A Result Of Two Car Crash In Paulding County
  • Former Ohio Insurance Agent Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison For Stealing Over $1.1 Million From Clients
  • Edgerton Remodeling Utility Office Due To COVID
  • August News For The Fulton County Senior Center
  • Bryan Council Approves Revised DORA Application On August 3rd
  • Bryan Board Of Public Affairs Formally Terminates A Long Void Contract With AMP
  • National Newspaper Association Salutes Local Journalism Sustainability Act
  • 2020 Fulton County 4-H Winners Announced
  • Fulton County Commissioners Sign On In Support Of Arche Solar Project
  • Alvordton Plow Days Go On Without A Hitch … Save The One For The Plows
  • Montpelier Parks & Recreation 2020 Soccer Season Scuttled By COVID-19
  • Local Agencies Receive Funds Raised During 2019 Williams County United Way Campaign
  • See & Do Shop In Montpelier To Hold Back To School Clothing Giveaway
  • Williams County Commissioners Hear Of 40th Anniversary Of Deregulation Act
  • Sauder Village To Celebrate Opening Of 1920s Main Street On August 15th
  • Four County Career Center Begins Welcoming Students Back On August 19th
  • Fellowship Of Christian Athletes – Pumping Others Up!
  • Pastor’s Ponderings – Unfinished Projects
  • Latest Preschool Class Graduates From Little Lights Daycare/Preschool
  • Williams County Public Library To Offer Computer Access By Appointment
  • Fulton County Commissioners Post Job Opening At Brief August 6th Session


  • OHSAA Adjusts Season If Football Is Approved By Governor
  • Archbold, Edgerton, Evergreen, Hilltop, Montpelier, & Wauseon Battle At Lady Loco Golf Invitational
  • Mid-American Conference Cancels All Fall Sports Due To Virus
  • Bryan’s Chris Gotshall Scores Hole-In-One At Riverside Greens
  • Keller Makes It Two In A Row At Oakshade Raceway On Central Collision Night
  • OHSAA Early Season Cross Country Invitational Cancelled


  • 20 pages of Williams County History.