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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 Edition

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The Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 edition will be available until late morning on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 (papers will be replaced at that time).


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Inside This Week’s Edition:


Obituaries

  • Richard McCullough (1958 – 2019) – Montpelier Resident; Born In Bryan
  • Bradley Lawson (1927 – 2019) – Resident Of Swanton, Loved Racing
  • Thomas Root (1946 – 2019) – Veteran Of United States Army
  • Delight Fricke (1936 – 2019) – Lifelong Resident Of Archbold / Pettisville Area
  • Williard Bartick (1942 – 2019) – Served In US Army During Vietnam War
  • Margaret Jaggers (1939 – 2019) – Stryker Resident, Fan Of Music & Reading
  • Nellie Merillat (1930 – 2019) – Helped Start Fayette Pancake Sausage Supper
  • Timothy Postlewait (1957 – 2019) – Owner & Operator Of Tim’s Roofing Service
  • Robert Rochefort (1939 – 2019) – Member Of Wauseon’s St. Caspar Catholic Church
  • Dr. Harry Murtiff (1939 – 2019) – Served As Fulton County Coroner
  • Wayne “Soup” Rupp (1928 – 2019) – Graduate Of Pettisville High School
  • Douglas Schmitz (1949 – 2019) – 1967 Graduate Of Swanton High School
  • William Schmidlin (1935 – 2019) – Owned & Operated Schmidlin’s Greenhouse
  • Betty Preston (1931 – 2019) – Graduated From Pioneer High School
  • Richard Smith (1939 – 2019) – Teacher At Edgerton Local Schools For 35 Years
  • Shirley Zimmerman (1941 – 2019) – Wauseon Resident, Fostered Children
  • Ilva Short (1925 – 2019) – Lifelong Resident Of Archbold Area
  • Lawrence Sumner (1936 – 2019) – Founded Sumner Equipment
  • Carol Nixon (1938 – 2019) – Worked As Secretary For Nixon Construction
  • William Johnson (1934 – 2019) – Delta Resident, Worked For Jeep & Chrysler
  • William Sees (1935 – 2019) – Served In US Air Force & Army National Guard
  • Daniel “Dan” Douglas (1951 -2019) – Worked As Millwright For Ford Automotive

News

  • Fulton County Courthouse Renovation & Restoration Reveals Gilded Age Glory
  • Fulton County Commissioners Approve Eleven New Business Measures
  • Wreaths Across America Coming To Montpelier’s Riverside Cemetery On Dec. 14th
  • Williams County & Fulton County Area Police, Emt, Fire, Traffic & Court News
  • Taylor & Others Hear Sentences By Williams County Common Pleas Court
  • Halloween Traffic Blitz Results In Twenty Traffic Stops By Fulton County Deputies
  • Fulton County Clerk Of Courts Provides October Report
  • #NoShaveMontpelier Underway For 2019
  • FBI Investigating Deceased Names Used For Voter Registration
  • Wauseon FD Reminds Residents About Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements & Recommendations
  • Concerned Citizens Address Montpelier School Board At November 7th Meeting
  • Four County Students Build Christmas Pieces For Display At Defiance County Fairgrounds
  • October Students Of The Month At Hilltop Junior High & High School
  • Fulton County Community Members Show How They “Rise Up”
  • St. Mary School Sixth Graders Enjoy English Literature Series
  • Kalista Blevins Student Of The Month At Stryker
  • Bean Creek Valley History Center To Hold Underground Railroad Presentation
  • Metamora Village Council Discusses Halloween Success & Plans For Upcoming Holiday Parade
  • Fayette American Legion & Auxiliary Host Veteran Lunch
  • Williams County Commissioners Award Hillside Agricultural Lease Contract To Logan Reese
  • Students Of The Month Named At Four County Career Center
  • Montpelier Area Foundation Celebrates 31 Years Of Community Service On October 24th
  • SWCD To Hold Manure Management Strategies Workshop
  • Local Voters Turn Out To Decide Several Close Margin Issues & Races
  • Celebrate The Christmas Season With New 1920s Tree Lighting Event & Holiday Lantern Tours At Sauder Village
  • Local Schools Announce First Quarter Honor Roll Lists
  • Bryan City Council Takes Next Step In A Possible Amendment To The City Charter
  • Pioneer Area Lions Club Presents Donation To Montpelier See & Do
  • Edgerton Council Discusses Budget
  • Delta Village Council Discusses Wages & Benefits Compensation
  • Swanton School District Honors Veterans With Patriotic Tribute
  • Wauseon Council: Christmas For Kids Applications Are Being Taken, Trees Discussed
  • Montpelier Churches Announce Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Kerry Patrick Clark To Perform At Bryan’s Wesley United Methodist Church 50th Celebration
  • America Recycles Day
  • Letter To The Editor
  • Shop At Home Guide
  • Looking Back At What We Read Years Ago
  • Pastors Ponderings
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Senior Center News
  • Library News
  • Evergreen Community Library News
  • Make A Fresh Pine Holiday Arrangement At Pioneer Branch Library
  • Weave Christmas Bell Ornaments At The Edon Branch Library
  • Santa At The Edon Branch Library Community Open House
  • Laurel Wreath Painting Class At Edgerton Branch Library
  • Montpelier Public Library Announces Upcoming Events
  • Classifieds & Help Wanted
  • Auction & Real Estate Spotlight
  • Santa Is Coming To Town

Sports

  • “The Village Reporter” Athletes Of The Week: CONNAR PENROD –  Wauseon High School and RILEY BLOIR – Edon High School
  • Wauseon Athletic Hall Of Fame To Welcome Five New Members
  • Stryker Volleyball Holds Postseason Awards Banquet
  • Hilltop Cross Country, Golf & Volleyball Postseason Awards
  • This Week’s Sports Area Sports Schedules

Football

  • Edgerton Knocks Off Defending State Champion McComb 44-21
  • Playoffs: Archbold Shocks Coldwater 27-21 With Last Second Touchdown
  • Big Plays On Offense Lead Wauseon Indians Past Bellevue 41-18
  • Edon Falls To Norwalk St. Paul 35-21 In Playoff Action

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