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Inside This Week’s Edition

Obituaries

  • William Fulk (1931 – 2020) – Served In Army During Korean Army)
  • Dr. Robert Hamet (1939 – 2020) – Graduated From Bryan In 1957)
  • Thomas Steinmiller (1952 – 2020) – Resided In Delta, Ohio)
  • Keith Michael (1956 – 2020) – Pioneer Resident; Self-Employed Home Inspector)
  • Michael Brumbaugh (1936 – 2020) – Bryan Resident; Served In US Army)
  • Eldo Burkholder (1927 – 2020) – Member Of Kunkle United Brethren Church)
  • Allen “Al” Carter (1942 – 2020) – Former Archbold Assistant Police Chief)
  • Carol Frysinger (1931 – 2020) – Worked As Dietary Aide At FCHC)
  • Sherry Crow (1964 – 2020) – Active Member Of Bryan Organizations)
  • Richard Cook (1936 – 2020) – Operated Montpelier Shell Station)
  • Jack Graf (1947 – 2020) – Owned Jack’s Town & County Feed Store)
  • Arthur Garrow (1935 – 2020) – Born In Fayette; Self-Employed Farmer)
  • Susan Simmett (1958 – 2020) – Attended Pioneer High; Montpelier Resident)
  • Tyson Hooser (1978 – 2020) – Attended Hilltop High School)
  • Gene Rupp (1936 – 2020) – Archbold HS Principal From 1969-1988)
  • Nicholas Jones (1997 – 2020) – 2016 Delta High School Graduate)
  • David Dreffer (1940 – 2020) – 1958 Graduate Of Montpelier High School)
  • Mary Shackleton (1936 – 2020) – Former Owner Of A Radio Shack Franchise)
  • Doris Mocherman (1939 – 2020) – Worked At Montpelier Auto Auction & Ohio Art)
  • Gladys Morton (1943 – 2020) – Forever Be Known For Her Selflessness)
  • Robert Wiebeck (1939 – 2020) – Wauseon Resident; Worked At Fulton Industries)
  • Patricia Rickels (1939 – 2020) – Forever Be Known For Her Selflessness)
  • Victor Perez (1973 – 2020) – Wauseon Resident)
  • Amos Kennedy (1931 – 2020) – Archbold Resident, Served In US Army)
  • Beverly Gotshall (1934 – 2020) – Former Owner Of “The Bar” In Montpelier)
  • Brian Michel (1990 – 2020) – 2009 Graduate Of Hilltop HS)
  • Donna Goehler (1932 – 2020) – Formerly Of Bryan, Ohio)
  • Ed Hart (1959 – 2020) – Graduated From Archbold High School)
  • Robert Partee (1954 – 2020) – Graduate Of Bryan High School)
  • Ned Hill (1957 – 2020) – Attended House Of Prayer In Montpelier)

News

  • Fulton County Commissioners Implement COVID-19 Operations Plan
  • Tough Times Ahead, Our Newspaper Game Plan Moving Forward
  • Village Of Pioneer To Provide Free Utilities To Residents For Three Months
  • Ohio Issues “Stay At Home” Order; New Restrictions Placed On Day Cares For Children
  • Williams County Commissioners Adjust Meeting Hours; Postpone Williams County 200th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off Event
  • Parkview Physicians Group Bryan Extends Hours & Implements New Protocols
  • Williams County Board Of Developmental Disabilities
  • Response To COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
  • Williams County & Fulton County Area Police, Emt, Fire, Traffic & Court News
  • Commissioners: Gary Mohre Appointed As Acting Williams County Sheriff
  • Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered To Half Staff To Honor State Representative Don Manning & Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant
  • Swanton Man Involved InIncident At Evergreen High School Among Those Indicted
  • Delta Mayor Addresses Coronavirus, Metal X Fire
  • Montpelier Park Board Hears Splash Pad Update
  • St. Mary School (Edgerton) Students Participate In Maple Syrup Day
  • FCCC Board Of Education Meets Via Teleconference During Due To Health Pandemic
  • Evergreen To Expand The Existing High School Locker Rooms, Weight Room & Athletic Offices
  • Edgerton Board Of Education Renews Principal’s Contract
  • CHWC Implements Precautions Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Northwest State Community College Operating Remotely Until Further Notice
  • Stryker Village Council Meets Amidst “Fluid” Situation
  • Edgerton Council Has First Reading For Electric Hikes
  • FCCC Drug Free Clubs Of America Receives T-Shirts
  • Pettisville FFA Busy With Recent Activities
  • Hilltop 8th Grader Considered For National Science Fair
  • Emanuel Villanueva Chosen As February Student Of The Month At Stryker
  • Hilltop High School Presents “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
  • Williams County Commissioners Hear From APEX About Potential Solar Field
  • Pettisville Wins JV & Varsity Division Of Junior High Quiz Tournament
  • Grisier Funeral Home Shares How They Are Handling The Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Bryan Mayor Declares State Of Emergency
  • Wauseon City Council Approves Adjustments To Meet COVID-19 Requirements
  • Students At St. Mary School (Edgerton) Take Part In Lent Activities
  • Shop At Home Guide
  • Looking Back At What We Read Years Ago
  • Pastors Ponderings
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Central Mennonite Church Takes Part In Recent Bible Quiz Meet
  • Montpelier Ministerial Association Sponsors Local Youth For Christ
  • Classifieds & Help Wanted
  • Auction & Real Estate Spotlight
  • Health & Medical Guide
  • Where To Eat Guide
  • National Ag Week
  • Shop Local

Sports 

  • Montpelier Issues Awards For 2019-2020 Winter Sports Season
  • Kylie Ulch Signs With Siena Heights For Softball
  • “THE VILLAGE REPORTER” ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: CARSON MEYER – Archbold High School and SAMMY SOSA – Wauseon High School
  • XFL Cancels Return Season Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Dream Denied: Virus Dashes Dayton’s Magical Hoops Season
  • MLB Delays Opening Day To Mid-May At Earliest Due To Virus
  • Nate Brighton Eclipses 1,000 Career Points As Part Of The Evergreen Vikings Magical Season