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The Village Reporter - May 10th, 2017

The Village Reporter - May 10th, 2017




WEDNESDAY, MAY 10TH, 2017 (USPS 168-440) - VOLUME 9 EDITION 19

Montpelier Native Jon Husted Comes Worthington Industries Build Give
Home To Announce Bid For Governor Back In Fulton County Communities

PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF lege football that are still supposed to happen. By: Cory Johnson managers- and it’s shown results.
with him and which have “I want to help people THE VILLAGE REPORTER “Having an employee-led committee
RUNNING FOR GOVER- shaped his adult life.
NOR ... Ohio Secretary of who have lost hope. That’s Employees start their shift at that makes decisions on how we sup-
State Jon Husted speaks Husted wants to be gov- why I am running for gov- Worthington Industries of Delta at all port the community has really driven
at the Williams County Re- ernor to restore the state’s ernor.” hours of the day and in various areas of employee engagement in our outreach
publican Party Lincoln Day economy and vitality of work- many possibly never coming into efforts – they’ve done a wonderful job,”
Dinner May 8 in Holiday its workforce. He wants Husted boasted how contact with each other during their ca- Leeper said.
City. Husted, who grew up the state to be the beacon Ohioans take pride in them- reer at the steel manufacturer.
in Montpelier, announced of light for the American selves and their communi- The committee has taken on vari-
he was running to be the Dream. ties. From medical profes- However, after hours, a handful of ous projects throughout the year across
state’s next governor. sionals to first responders employees are brought together to by Fulton County. They donated funds and
He said he is the only to the military, he said was one common vision: to better both the helped construct Wauseon’s Imagina-
By: James Pruitt true fiscal conservative in proud of the sacrifices peo- Delta community and Fulton County tion Kingdom Playground, provided
THE VILLAGE REPORTER the race and can back that ple have made. area through the plant’s Community In- highway clean-up, donated steel scrap
record up with this time as volvement Committee (CIC). to the Delta FFA Chapter to teach stu-
After announcing he was secretary of state. Under Husted spoke of his dents welding skills, sponsored prizes at
running to be Ohio’s next his watch, he has cut fees fighting spirit and a desire First started in 2006 with a mission to the Delta Chicken Festival, and donated
governor at the University to file to open a business, to be a winner. He shared help identify and decide potential com- to after-prom parties, youth sporting
of Dayton, there was only cut spending in his office, how he was scouted for munity causes employees would like to events, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, The
one other place Jon Husted cut his staff by a third, and football in tiny Montpelier support, Plant Operations Manager Jeff Knot Hole Club, and 4-H Clubs to give
could go next. now requires no tax dollars and rose from a 7th-string Leeper wanted to get employees involved safe and educational outlets for chil-
to operate it. running back to an All- in the decision-making process on how dren.
Montpelier. American defensive back to best support the community, rather
The native son returned He wants to reverse on a national champion- than leaving the decision to a few select CONTINUED ON PAGE 5
to the area to boldly an- the trend where Williams ship team.
nounce his candidacy with County workers have lost PHOTOS PROVIDED
friends and family in the 27 percent of their real in- Now the fight is against
audience at the Williams come. the bureaucracy and mak- CLEAN UP ... (L to R): Employees Bob Krasa, Kerri Ricker, Lisa Wilson, Scott
County Lincoln Day Dinner ing sure society can handle Sneider, Trevor Leininger, Michelle Matthews and Kenny Williams participate in
in Holiday City. The north His talk promoted val- the rapid change in tech- the company’s 2 mile stretch of litter cleanup.
atrium at the Quality Inn ues such as faith and fam- nology.
and Suites was nearly filled ily but he addressed the
with local officials and can- fact Ohio leads the nation “We’ve got to be win-
didates for higher office. in opioid deaths. He would ners,” Husted said. “I’m the
Husted, a graduate of prefer Ohio to be number best candidate to meet the
Montpelier High School, is one in job creation. challenge.”
using his roots in Williams
County as the foundation “I have seen the bad and The audience appreci-
for his run. It’s the values the awesome,” Husted said. ated his speech and the
he learned here before go- “In Ohio, I have seen some Williams County Republi-
ing to Dayton to play col- great and exciting things can Party Central Commit-
and some tough things.” tee became the first county
THIS WEEK IN party to endorse Husted.
He wants a strong econ-
TvHIELLAGE reporter omy so people won’t have to Husted closed with men-
escape through narcotics. tioning his campaign video
Area 2017 Proms He has seen families torn which was filmed in Mont-
Are Enjoyed apart and forces to move pelier and draws on the
•••• when the factory closes (as values he learned here. He
happed to his parents in vowed not leave anybody
Mother's Day Gift Ideas 1986 here when Mohawk behind when he becomes
•••• closed). governor.

Bryan City Schools Hosts “I have seen it happen “I want to make Ohio
Open House For Elementary in the rural counties where better,” Husted said. “I will
they have lost hope in the fight every day. I will never
Schools American Dream,” Husted forget where I came from.”
•••• said. “That’s not how it’s
James can be reached at

“THE HOMETOWN” Montpelier Schools Break Williams County Board
OKs Local Emergency
Ground On New Rec Center Planning Committee

Montpelier Hosts Invitational The Board of Williams County Commissioners met
May 1 and conducted the following business:
new Resolution 17-0151 the commissioners approved a
request submitted by Job and Family Services Execu-
PHOTOS BY TIMOTHY KAYS, STAFF PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF tive Director Fred Lord April 20, to allow Jane Yahraus
to carryover 100 hours of vacation time.
LEAP ... Archbold, along with several other area teams competed last week GROUND BREAKING ... With the earth moved behind them, members of the Mont- Resolution 17-0154 the board accepted the resigna-
in Montpelier. pelier Board of Education, other staff, and village officials broke ground for its tion of Pamela Johnson, Eligibility Referral Supervisor
Exclusively at new recreation center. Work has begun on the complex that will also house new 1. Johnson’s resignation (retirement) is effective June
science labs at Montpelier School. School board members posed for a ceremonial 30.
new superior coverage in half the time photo May 2. Despite the rain in early May, Superintendent Grime was confident Resolution 17-0149 the board approved an RLF
the school would be able to get all the dirt work done and concrete poured so work Loan Agreement between Delta Juliet Tactical and Wil-
Exclusively at ACE HARDWARE can begin on the inside by July. The project will cost $3,226,000. On hand for the liams County for $20,000.
groundbreaking May 2 were members of the Montpelier Exempted Village Schools Resolution 17-0152, the approval of nominations
1495 N. SHOOP AVE. Board of Education, teachers, and other officials. for the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).
WAUSEON, OH 43567 Don A. Bulla, information coordinator for the Wil-
liams County Local Emergency Planning Committee
(419) 335-1717 submitted a letter April 28 to the Commissioners stat-
ing: Ohio SERC is requesting a listing of nominations
Mon33_115288_0811 - Sat: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm to be appointed for membership on the LEPC for our
County. This will cover the period of April 27, 2017,
superior coverage in half the time through April 27, 2019.

33_115288_0811 CONTINUED ON PAGE 5

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Bryan City Schools Host Open House For Elementary Schools

By: Angi Campos science room”.. “Mr. Hall’s science class MEMORIES … Washington may not have had a stack of Zeta Cordia’s to peruse, but
THE VILLAGE REPORTER was in here..” or “this used to be Mrs. there sure were photo books after photos books of OLLDDDD Elementary photos.
Nowak’s art room”. Friends and forgotten faces were pointed too and ooh’d and aah’d after.
Bryan City Schools held an Open House
for Lincoln Elementary in 2016 before it Colored drawings now adorned the
was torn down. BCS held another Open locker doors instead of an athlete’s “Good
House for the two remaining public ele- Luck” sign. Crayons and recycled milk
mentary school before they are no longer cartons filled bins in the art room instead
used as schools. With the remodel of the of tempura paints and pottery art. Instead
former Bryan Middle School and the new of a science room, it was now a music
6-12 school, these buildings will no lon- room.
ger serve their academic destinies. They
walls of the newly remodeled Elementary In the office of the Portland Street cam-
School will now see drawings and paint- pus, there is a step so the children can
ings and hand print turkeys. The former see over the counter when they enter the
Bryan Middle School is still undergoing office. There are also step stools at some
its renovations but due to open for Pre- of the drinking fountains since the school
K thru 5th grade students this fall at the was designed for older students.
beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.
However, the rooms that remained the
Both schools are rich with history, and most unchanged were the locker rooms.
if the walls could talk, it is certain that
they would tell some good bedtime stories! And funny how technology now rules
the classrooms: there were only 3 chalk-
Both schools were open to the public boards that were noticed between both
and saw well over 100 people at both loca- schools and more smart boards and flat
tions. A slideshow of photos were shown screen tv’s mounted to the wall.
in the gymnasiums with seating if anyone
wanted to pop a squat. Refreshments were A few retired teachers joined in on the
served and most of the classroom doors in tour and offered their words of “how it
both schools were open for a look. was then..”

Stories could be heard through the Whichever generation it was that
hallways in the high school and it really walked down the halls, there was a dif-
depended on the decade in which you at- ferent memory, and a different story. How
tended the school. Quick sentences such lucky these schools were to have so many
as: “Mrs. so-and so’s class was in here”.. years of children’s lives that could tell the
“this was the typing room”.. “this was a tales.

Angi Campos may be reached at

Schools custodian-36 years of service), Myrna Grove (Washington Elementary School
teacher 1972-1992), Amy Dominique (Washington Elementary Principal 2007-present),
Jackie Boyd (1988-present Intervention Specialist) and Ike, everybody’s best friend/
therapy dog were a part of the Washington Elementary School tour.
FAMILIAR FACES ... Retired teachers unite! JoNell Gotshall, (Bryan High School Eng-
lish-retired 1995) Dennis Wisniewski (Bryan High School Engligh-retired 1995) and
Sharon Wisniewski (Washington/Lincoln Elementary teacher-retired 2000) dropped by
the Open House to say a(nother) final goodbye to the old building.

WHICH ROOM IS THIS NOW? … Walking through the halls and generationally trying
to remember “this room was the ….” Mr. Hall’s old science room is now a music room,
where lyrics to the Bryan Fight Song are hung on the wall.
ZETA CORDIA ... The Zeta Cordia yearbook goes back for decades. During the tour,
a stack of old yearbooks were available for curious eyes to see old hair-do’s, the style
“then”, and remembering old teachers and friends.

PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES … Old photos of old friends were displayed on the stage OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW STILL SMELLS LIKE CHEMISTRY … Signs
via slideshow in the gymnasiums. Seating was available too if someone wanted to have … When once “Good Luck” signs and of the building slowly deteriorating are vis-
a seat and a snack and travel down memory lane. crepe paper for athletes were hung on ible if you know where to look. The old
the lockers at the High School, now Port- sinks in the science rooms show sign of
land Street Campus, children’s drawings age in their decay.
and signs of their take-over are visible.

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 7

Edon Prom Enjoys “A Night In Paris”


2017 Wauseon Prom Spends Night In The Enchanted Forest



8 - The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Message Of Hope Shared Through Testimonies Of Former Victims Of Addiction In Edgerton

By: James Pruitt joe who had graduated from high school troduction of fetanyl which can make it But for a person to get and stay
THE VILLAGE REPORTER in the same gym two decades ago. It was stronger and deadlier. A new form of fe- clean, they have to want it, he said.
Marjoe’s death from an overdose of pills tanyl-laced heroin is 10,000 times more
Between sobs a northwest Ohio after being cleansed of his addiction to powerful than morphine, Viers said. “They need a deep spiritual connec-
woman recounted the events and poor narcotics which led her to start the min- tion,” Viers said.
decisions which turned her “perfect life” istry. Tools like the Drug Court in Williams
upside down. County are now helping get people the James Pruitt may be reached at
For Mary Juarez, the message is sim- help they need to get clean.
Mercedes shared the events that ple. Addiction is real and people are not
would alter her life and those of two tempted because they are evil, but be- 55TH Year Anniversary Swanton Rotary Celebrated
families at the Never Let Go Luncheon of cause they are human.
Hope event in Edgerton May 6. This was PHOTO PROVIDED
the third year for the event, but the first For David Birdsall, he told the all-
outside of St. Mary Catholic Church. too-familiar tale of getting into drugs. 55TH YEAR CELEBRATED ... In honor of its 55th year of existence, The Rotary
His story’s turning point came while be- Club of Swanton celebrated its past presidents. This included former members who
The gym at the Edgerton Village Hall ing out on a bond for a manufacturing were able to attend our weekly luncheon on May 4th. Past members/presidents in
sat nearly 200 people to hear testimo- methamphetamine charge. the photo are from L to R: Doug Lee (93-94), Kevin Thornton (90-91), Roger Schlade
nies of people who suffered from various (73-74), Tom Snyder (78-79), Glen Dominique (95-96), Fr. Dan Zak (09-10), Emily
addictions. Amid the talks from former While that in itself is a miracle, Bird- Henderson (12-13), Frank Onweller (96-97), Jed Keiser (82-83), Gary Doyle (77-78),
addicts, a representative of the Man sall said, the turning point came after Roger Morr (85-86), and Larry Herrick (84-85). Current members enjoyed catch-
Unit spoke on the fight against drugs 16 months of battling the charge; he got ing up with these past presidents and former members. Current members were
and how law enforcement has changed drunk and woke up in jail. He had as- quick to credit many of these past Rotarians as those who laid the foundation for
its approach to drug use. saulted a police officer, a felony, and it the success the club has had with its civic projects over these past fifty-five years.
looked like his life was going to be spent Past presidents who are also current members in attendance included: Paul Kruez
This was the first time Mercedes had in prison. (72-73), Stan Multhauf (91-92), Mark Jones (98-99), Jeff Lambert (99-00), Sean
ever spoken publicly about events of the McGhee (04-05), Steve Trudel (05-06), Mike Rochelle (07-08), Rick Kazmierczak
night Kaleb McLauhglin died. But he said he turned his life over (10-11), Patricia Pilliod (11-12), Jason Napierala (14-15) and Angie Rose (15-16).
to Jesus Christ and asked the Lord to
Having Kaleb in her life had made take his addictions away. He cited an- HELP SAVE TRAUMA PATIENT LIVES BY GIVING BLOOD
everything perfect, she said. She knew other miracle when his court date had
Kaleb was the right person for her and come, in late December, a visiting judge Red Cross Urges Blood Donation
he was going to be her soul mate for life. presided. The judge knew Birdsall’s at- During Trauma Awareness Month
torney and gave him bond again.
Being with Kaleb gave Mercedes but- During Trauma Awareness Month mother. “We hope more people will give
terflies and took all the worries she had “I had five months to stabilize my in May, the American Red Cross urges to help those in need.”
away. Her family loved Kaleb like a son relationship with my family,” Birdsall the community to help ensure lifesaving
and he was always welcome at their said. “I did spend three years and three blood is available for patients with trau- Blood and platelet donors of all types
house. months in state prison, but God put the matic injuries and other serious medical are currently needed. Those who come
right people in my path.” needs by donating blood or platelets. to donate blood or platelets by May 14
But a series of bad decisions lead to will have a chance to win one of three
the moment that changed her future During this timeframe he met his According to the National Trauma $1,000 gift card shopping sprees from
forever. wife, Diamond, and they have been Institute, trauma accounts for approxi- Donation appoint-
clean together for more than two years. mately 41 million emergency depart- ments can be scheduled by using the
“One decision you make takes it all Diamond also talked about her fight ment visits and 2.3 million hospital ad- Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting
away in one second,” Mercedes said. with alcohol. missions in the U.S. annually. or calling 1-800-RED
“Nothing will bring Kaleb back.” CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
They are now celebrating two years “A single car accident victim can
The couple had spent the day with of marriage. need as many as 100 units of blood,” Upcoming blood donation opportuni-
her family before Kaleb wanted to show said Rodney Wilson, communications ties:
off his new truck to his friends. The un- Chris Gibson shared how he had manager for Red Cross Blood Services
derage pair started drinking beer (some- come out of drug lifestyle and was mak- Indiana-Ohio Region. “In trauma situa- BRYAN
thing they had done before). ing progress. tions, when there’s no time to check a 5/16/2017: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,
patient’s blood type, emergency person- Bryan High School, 1000 W Fountain
While she had stopped drinking be- A Wauseon mom shared how her son nel reach for type O negative red blood
fore she got behind the wheel, Mercedes lost his battle with heroin and died. cells and type AB plasma.” Grove Dr.
said she did not give it a second thought 5/27/2017: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wal-
because she had done so many times Jeremy Viers of the Man Unit talked O negative red blood cells and AB
before and gotten home safely. about how law enforcement is working plasma can be transfused into any pa- mart, 1215 S. Main Street
to get low-level users to get treatment tient, regardless of blood type, making EDGERTON
On the way home, she lost control of in lieu of incarceration. Ohio has be- donors with these universal blood types
the truck and came to rest in a field. come ground zero for heroin deaths and an important part of the Red Cross 5/25/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Edgerton
The truck stopped in a field, but she something has to change. trauma team. Less than 7 percent of the Fire Department, 108 E. Indiana Street
couldn’t locate Kaleb. population has type O negative blood,
Viers are in the midst of his second and only about 4 percent of the popula- MONTPELIER
Kaleb was ejected, but she remained tour with the Man Unit. During his first tion has type AB blood. 5/11/2017: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.,
in the truck. go-around, he said there was no heroin Williams County Veterans Memorial,
in the area. At the time Williams County Platelets may also be needed to help
Mercedes tried to find Kaleb in the was second in the state for meth labs. with clotting in cases of massive bleed- 875 E. Main Street
dark, but couldn’t. She ran to the near- ing. Because platelets must be trans- 5/12/2017: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
est house and had the residents call In 2005, oxycotin was the big drug. fused within five days of donation, there Montpelier Sports Complex,
911. She learned later Kaleb had passed From 2007-10 there were no heroin is a constant – often critical – need to
away. overdoses. That began to change in keep up with hospital demand. 1015 E Brown Road
2014 when there 11. HOW TO HELP
“My best friend is dead,” Mercedes “As a trauma surgeon, I know that a
recalled saying at the scene. “He’s gone That number has jumped to 62 in readily available blood supply can mean Eligible donors can learn more, find
and it’s my fault.” 2016 and could be double or triple that the difference between life and death for a donation opportunity and schedule
in 2017, Viers said. patients in the most serious situations,” an appointment by using the free Blood
Mercedes said she injured her foot said Dr. Gregory J. Jurkovich, board Donor App, visiting or
in the crash and did go to the hospital. Users are now doing a combination chair, National Trauma Institute; fellow, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-
Her story continued being charged with of meth and heroin, where the former American College of Surgeons; and pro- 2767). A blood donor card or driver’s li-
causing a death and vehicular man- is used to wake up and the latter to go fessor and vice chairman, Department cense or two other forms of identification
slaughter. to sleep. of Surgery, University of California Da- are required at check-in. Individuals
vis Health. “Blood products can only be who are 17 years of age in most states
She took full responsibility and ad- Nowadays 44 percent of the county’s provided by generous donors, so I urge (16 with parental consent where allowed
mitted to being convicted of vehicular felony indictments are drug related. you to roll up a sleeve and help save by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds
manslaughter. lives.” and are in generally good health may
But dealing with the drug problem be eligible to donate blood. High school
Mercedes recalled how people had is not a one-size fits all approach. So- In April 2016, donated blood helped students and other donors 18 years of
always told her to call if she was too ciety can’t just put people into prison, save the lives of couple Michael and age and younger also have to meet cer-
drunk to drive home and how she ig- because that becomes a repetitive cycle, Tracy Spinner of Kokomo, Indiana, af- tain height and weight requirements.
nored those calls. Viers said. ter they were both injured in a motor-
cycle accident. The couple, both former Blood donors can save time at their
She thought driving after having a The problem is when someone is ar- EMA personnel and Howard Township donation appointment by using Rapid-
few beers was acceptable, but now I rested for heroin, it will take 3-4 months firefighters, were airlifted to the hospital Pass to complete their pre-donation
have to go through life with that mem- to get the results back from the lab, giv- where they both needed blood transfu- reading and health history question-
ory. ing the person plenty of time to re-of- sions to survive their injuries. naire online, on the day of their dona-
fend, Viers said. tion, prior to arriving at the blood drive.
Never Let Go Ministry Founder Mary “We are so grateful to the blood do- To get started and learn more, visit red-
Juarez shared her story of her son Mar- Heroin itself has changed with the in- nors who helped save Michael and and follow
Tracy,” said Theresa Orberson, Tracy’s the instructions on the site.
Tenth Annual Harp Festival Comes To Archbold
DISPLAY ... This display highlights the life of Marjoe Gineman, the son of Mary
Juarez. Mary and her husband Victor founded Never Let Go Ministries after Marjoe
died of a suspected overdose of pills in April 2010. The ministry hosted Luncheon
of Hope at the Edgerton Village Hall May 6. The event featured other testimonies of
abusers who have straightened their lives and from another mom, whose son died
from an overdose.

ATTENDEES ... Attendees wait in line for a Mexican-themed lunch at the Luncheon Harpists and their companions from performances by Seattle harpist Harper
of Hope event in Edgerton May 6. 18 States and Canada will gather at the Tasche; Kim Robertson from Milwau-
Sauder Heritage Inn, Archbold, Ohio kee, Wisconsin and Corvalas, Oregon’s
from May 18 - 21, 2017. Participants Sharon and Dave Thormahlen.
will enjoy workshops, concerts, jam ses-
sions and fellowship. On Sunday morning at 11:30, concert
attendees will hear The Harp Gathering
The public is welcome to attend any Ensemble, directed by Frank Voltz; fol-
of the three concerts. Tickets for each lowed by a performance by Aislinn Ga-
concert are $15.00 and available at the gliardi of Chicago, Illinois.
door. Individual workshop tickets can
also be purchased. For those shopping for harps, gifts,
jewelry, CDs, music and accessories; a
Friday evening at 7:30 pm features free admission, first-class vendor hall
the harp and acoustic guitar duo, TAP- will also be featured.
ESTRY (Denise and Michael Grupp-Ver-
bon) from Toledo, and Frank Voltz from Denise and Michael Grupp-Verbon,
Clemmons, North Carolina. of Toledo direct the Harp Gathering. For
more information: www.harpgathering.
Saturday evening at 7:30 will have com, or call: 419-478-4177.



Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 “The Village Reporter” / Weekly Northwest Ohio (Williams & Fulton County News) - 9

Wauseon City Council Seeks Wauseon Chamber Hosts Ribbon
Money For ADA Ramps Cutting for Root Salon & Spa

By: James Pruitt Works Equipment line. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY ROOT SALON & SPA
THE VILLAGE REPORTER The Tree Commission planted five
RIBBON CUTTING ... On Thursday May 4, 2017, The Wauseon Chamber of Com-
The city of Wauseon is applying for trees at Homecoming Park and one merce held a ribbon cutting for Root Salon & Spa. Owned and operated by Ashley
Revolving Loan Funds to use for ADA along the trail by Don’s Automotive. Heller, Kate Gnagey, and Dara Lavinder, Root Salon & Spa provides a full service
ramps and planters as part of the down- Council Member Rick Frey reported salon with a focus on educating their clients based on their needs. Pictured above
town revitalization project. the commission discussed Arbor Day Bill Drummer and Cabe Cordy hold the ribbon as Ashley Heller, Kate Gnagey, and
events of April 28. Three members were Dara Lavinder prepare to cut the ribbon. You can visit Root Salon & Spa at 525 N.
The council approved Resolution to attend the Tree City Awards May 3 in Shoop Ave in Wauseon (567-454-1384) and online at
2017-12 as an emergency. The resolu- Lakeside.
tion authorizes the mayor to apply for a Bryan City Council Moves
waiver to release the funds. Peter Karr has applied for two grants On WWTP Project
for the Homecoming Woods Project.
Resolution 2017-13 was approved By: James Pruitt and assistant department heads, by in-
for first reading authorizing the mayor The Fire Department has several THE VILLAGE REPORTER creasing salaries in a range from $.50
to advertise for street resurfacings and tours scheduled and will be assisting to $1.50 per hour and increasing three
to accept the lowest and best bid and the Police Department for Safety City, The Bryan City Council approved a secretaries’ salaries in a range From
sign a contract with the winning bid. Chief Rick Sluder reported. contract to get the new project at the $.20 to $1 per hour, Fire Captain $.50
wastewater treatment plant going. per hour and the Clerk-Treasurer’s As-
Cultivation of marijuana in the city Kim Cupp of the Fulton County sistant Office Manager $.35 per hour, as
will be on hold for six months after Health Department is applying for a The council approved Ordinance 12- merit Increases, effective May 15. The
council approved a new moratorium grant to purchase a small utility vehicle 2017, authorizing the mayor to enter city’s goal is to equalize salaries and
and declared an emergency. The legisla- to use for spraying against mosquitoes, into a contract with Hank’s Plumbing wages, Johnson said. Council wanted
tion will give the city time to determine Director of Public Services Dennis Rich- and Heating for effluent disinfection, people to know it has been toying with
how it wants to handle the issue. ardson said. The vehicle would be able grit removal and digester improvements this idea for years.
to get into parks and the Fulton County at the Bryan Wastewater Treatment
The Finance Commission recom- Health Center campus easier, he said. Plant.The company’s bid of $3,031,578, The council accepted a $9,800 dona-
mended to council to redirect money was within the engineer’s estimate was tion from the Bryan Baseball Associa-
from a cancelled building project to al- The pool bid opening was May 2. $2.856,515, Mayor Douglas Johnson tion to the Parks and Recreation Depart-
low purchases of a street sweeper and The city’s income taxes are up 5.1 said. ment for a Concession Stand on Field 4.
additional paving at Biddle Park. Both percent over last year, Finance Director This is the final payment for new stand,
purchases were budgeted, but needed Jamie Giguere said. The council also approved a new Parks and Recreation Director Benja-
extra money to complete the purchase. A joint meeting of the Wauseon City fund for the project. The city will make a min Dominique said. The BBA has do-
The extra cash would come from a build- Council and the Clinton Township $2.5 million down payment on the proj- nated $46,800 total. The group made a
ing behind the Public Works building Trustees resulted in reappointing Leon- ect and have a balance of $2.5 million. $37,000 donation earlier.
that is not going to be done this year. ard Richer to the Wauseon Union Cem-
etery. Richer’s new term will begin Jan. Council authorized Johnson to en- The group asked the city if it could
The council later approved taking 2, 2018 and run through Jan. 1, 2021. ter into a contract with Bryan Excavat- wait on the final donation until the
$8,000 from the Capital Income Tax- ing, LLC for a sanitary sewer in the group could reorganize itself. The final
Public Works Projects line and trans- James can be reached at 300 Block of North Myers Street. The donation will cover any expenses left
ferring it to Capital Income Tax-Public work is a very small project. Normally, over.
the city consolidates projects like this,
Montpelier & Pioneer Chambers Of Commerce but the sewer main had collapsed in a “The building is coming along,”
Combine For Business After Hours few spots, Construction Engineer Bri- Dominque said. “It will be complete
an Wieland said. ‘It was something we close to the start of baseball season.”
PHOTO BY TIMOTHY KAYS, STAFF didn’t feel we could wait,” Wieland said.
“We estimated it to be in the $60,000 to Desmond received council’s blessing
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS ... The Montpelier and Pioneer Chambers of Commerce $70,000 range, so we had to let it out on formally hiring three seasonal part-
combined forces to present a Business After Hours gathering at the Quality Inns for bids.” time employees. The mayor has already
and Suites Amtrak Room on May 3. Hosted and Sponsored by the Main Stops hired the three individuals on a tempo-
of Montpelier and Pioneer, and the Pioneer Village Market, this social gathering Bryan Excavating was the low bid- rary basis, but Dominique wanted to
of local business and government members met to an informal agenda of hors der. The city has a 60-day completion make the hires official.
d’oeuvres, friendly conversation and networking, with an objective of contribut- schedule.
ing toward the referrals, information sharing and the promotion of the businesses James can be reached at
of the Montpelier Area Chamber. Pictured are attendees Kevin Motter, Montpe- Council approved authorizing sal-
ary adjustments for department heads

lier Mayor Steve Yagelski, Jim Saneholtz, Montpelier Village Administrator Kevin Pioneer Lions Club Hands Out
Brooks, A.J. Saneholtz, Montpelier Village Councilmember Cheri Streicher, and
Susan Gearhart of the Montpelier Area Chamber of Commerce. Tree Seedlings For Arbor Day

College News(Continued)

Students Graduate From Ashland University

ASHLAND, OH (05/03/2017)-- The is graduating with Cum Laude and INFORMATION PROVIDED
following students completed their Ash- Gamma Kappa Alpha honors.
land University degree requirements ARBOR DAY ... On Friday, April 28 - Arbor Day - Pioneer Area Lions presented ev-
and will graduate during commence- Ashley Prentiss of Wauseon, OH, will ergreen tree seedlings to North Central 4th graders. Representing their class are:
ment ceremonies on Saturday, May 6. receive a Bachelor of Science in Educa- Krisalyn Blevins, Zain Pitts, Amy Barajas-Rosales and Trenton Turner.
tion degree. Prentiss is majoring in Early
Mariah Hantz of Edon, OH, will re- Childhood Education. Prentiss is a 2013
ceive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate of Evergreen High School. She
degree. Hantz is majoring in Nursing. is the daughter of Charles Prentiss of
Hantz is a 2013 graduate of Edon High Wauseon. Prentiss is graduating with
School. She is the daughter of Charles Cum Laude honors.
and Melissa Hantz of New Albany. Hantz

Trine Department Of Humanities &
Communication Recognizes Students

The Trine University Department of Humanities and Communication (HAC) rec- SEEDLINGS ... On Friday, April 28 - Arbor Day - Pioneer Area Lions presented
ognized graduates and outstanding students for the 2016-2017 school year at a evergreen tree seedlings to 4th graders at Montpelier elementary. Pictured are: row
ceremony held May 4 in Wells Theater, Taylor Hall. 1 - Madelyn Hopper, Brooklyn Laser, Zeek Oehler - row 2 - Lily Ayers, Raegan Lea-
zier, Alivya Fry, Austin Adams - row 3 - Jada Uribes, Nevaeh Konoff, Lyla Mahan,
Jordan Blank, a junior English education major from Montpelier, Ohio, received Braelyn Weitzel. Pioneer Area Lion Jim Gilcher stands in back.
the Humanities and Communication Outstanding New Student Award. The award
is given to a new student in the department - freshman, transfer or new major
- who demonstrates excellence in the classroom and extraordinary dedication to
departmental activities.

The award, which is determined by peer nomination, recognizes students who
best exhibit the key HAC qualities:

• Teamwork, exhibiting great communication skills
• Leadership in the classroom and departmental activities
• Valuing of diversity in the classroom and across campus
• Commitment to academic excellence
• Dedication to the HAC department and his or her professional field
• Excitement and passion in the classroom and departmental activities
• Ethical behavior and decision-making in and outside of the classroom.
Members of the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society were recognized: August
Buehrer, a senior music major from Angola; Mikaela Gerba; Amanda Higbee, a se-
nior communication major from Reading, Michigan; Mycah Houser, a sophomore
English major from Valparaiso; Kyle Long, a sophomore social studies education
major from Edon, Ohio; Emma Lucas, a junior professional writing and English
studies major from Hamilton; and Alexis Delancey-Christiansen.
The department also recognized its graduating seniors: Stephanie Delph; Anna-
belle Elder, a senior communication major from Wauseon, Ohio; Cody Konieczki,
a senior communication major from Jackson, Michigan; August Buehrer; Mikaela
Gerba; and Rebecca Mann.


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Mother’s Day Greetings (continued) Bridging The Distance
On Mother’s Day
Carol Church (Hamilton, IN), Patricia Clark (Delta),
Thanks for being a top knotch grandma. We love hearing Just wanted you to know how much I appreciate all Many modern families are spread out across the
the kids yell in excitement when you come over! that you have done for me! Happy Mother’s Day!! country if not the globe. Some people move away from
~Forrest, Casey, Landon, Connor, Baby Girl (Pioneer) Love, Trisha family to further their careers, while others are called
upon to care for others. Children may separate from
Dear Mom/Gramma Karen Babb (Bryan), Trisha Butterfield (West Unity) their parents to witness new travel experiences. Military
Thanks from us...we love you! service may call individuals away from home as well.
Wendy, Dan, Troy, Bronson, Jessica, Cody, Joanna, Viola Zimmerman,
My mom viola Zimmerman has been gone since Distance can make it challenging to spend time to-
Joshua, Jaret, Zach, Trace, Julia, Emma & Jakoby 99 I miss her every day and I prayed to God that gether for major holidays and other special occasions -
Ray she wouldn’t die on Mother’s Day because she was like Mother’s Day. But Mother’s Day can still be special
about ready to die on Mother’s Day so God let her even if Mom lives hundreds or thousands of miles away.
Joy Brokaw (West Unity), live for like 3 more days but I still had to bury her
Happy Mother’s Day, Grandma Brokaw! You are the with my Mother’s Day present that I bought her but EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY
best grandma ever. Thank you for raising our Mom. I think every day for the time that I did spend with Technology helps break down some of the barri-
You and Grandpa did a good job! Hope you have a my mother she was only 54 years old when she died ers created by distance. While phone calls were once
great day. and now I’m 52 it seems like it was yesterday she the way to keep in touch, many people now utilize vari-
her funeral was so full of people you couldn’t even ous forms of digital communication. Someone who
Love, Will and Alex (Indianapolis) get in the funeral home that’s how much my moth- lives across different time zones can talk through tex-
er was loved she lived in Lima Ohio forget her till I ting or the various social media avenues available on
Grace Moughler (Montpelier), meet her again in heaven because I know she’s an computers, phones and tablets. Video apps like Sky-
Thank you Mom for loving me through all the good angel now pe and FaceTime enable you to video chat with others
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love you very much and appreciate everything you
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Mother’s Day is an annual holiday that honors mother- what each carnation little touches of home can mean the world to her.
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children to show their mothers how much they appreciate each has its own unique ography can share the magic of Mother’s Day together.
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Congratulations On A Great Season!
Good Luck In The Post Season!


ARCHBOLD VARSITY GIRLS TRACK ... Sitting: Julia Lambert, Marli Cheney, Anya PHOTOS PROVIDED
Rose, Gwynne Riley, Shylo Richardson, Amberlyn Whitson. Kneeling: Dakota Stamm,
Emie Peterson, Kennedy Miller, Natalie Roth, Emily Roth, Sydney Ranzau, Lexa Rich- ARCHBOLD BOYS TENNIS ... Kneeling: Erik Short, Levi Strawn, Michael Short, Son-
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Maura Riley, Elizabeth Schmucker. Witte, Jereme Rupp, Lucas Rupp, Brad Diller, Luke McQuade, Richard Payne.

ARCHBOLD VARSITY BOYS TRACK ... Sitting: Kegan Ott, Isaiah Esquibel, Nick Waidelich, Zach Rocha, Daniel Let’s Go
Nieves, LJ Tijerina, Dominic Beltran, Mason Kinsman. Kneeling: Ivan Cobb, Caden Garrow, Brendon Johns, Streaks!
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Sam Petersen, Cam Collins, Deven Girdham, Brock Ranzau, Shane Bechtel, Devin Witte, Kalieb Hanicq. Not
pictured: Tony Grime.

ARCHBOLD VARSITY BASEBALL ... Kneeling: TJ Rice, Bryson Taylor, Cory Erbskorn, Rigo Ramos, Ian Radabaugh, Best Of Luck Athletes!
Bryce Williams, Sam Petersen, Travis Ziegler, Gabe Petersen Standing: Volunteer Coach Scott Foor, Jeron Williams,
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ARCHBOLD VARSITY SOFTBALL ... Sitting: Managers Makena Thiel, Maddie Thiel, Miley Gericke. Kneeling: Faith
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Congratulations On A Great Season!
Good Luck In The Post Season!

BryanGolden Bears

BRYAN VARSITY BASEBALL ... First row: Christian Pool, Sam Culler, Eli Tressler. GOLDENBEAR VARSITY SOFTBALL ... Front row (kneeling and sitting): Whitney
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BRYAN GIRLS TRACK ... First row: Allye Minor, Morgan Tinkel, Mykenzi Greenler, Lind- Krill Funeral ServiPHOTOS BY TIM KAYS, STAFF
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Track & Field Action

Pettisville, Stryker, Fayette Tracksters Battle In BBC Tri-Meet

Boys Var. Track & Field Teams of local interest competing at the Lamberson Meter Hurdles in 50.2. Paige Smith, also of Wauseon, was
invite at Montpelier and their place finishes included: second in 58.6. Bryan’s Audrey Zimmerman ran to victory
Tue., May 2nd, 2017 Montpelier (2nd – 122.5), Archbold (4th – 73), Edgerton for the Lady Golden Bears in the 800 Meters with a time
(5th – 61), Pettisville (7th – 32.5), Hilltop (11th – 18), of 2:36.5 while her team mate Brittney Willis was third in
Montpelier 134, Edon 58, Pettisville 54, Stryker 12 North Central (12th – 16), Stryker (13th – 12), Fayette 2:51.7. Wauseon’s Paige Frey ran to the win in the 200
Bryan 72, Wauseon 69.5, Patrick Henry 30.5 (14th – 9). Meters in 28.5 as the Indians swept the first three places in
the race with Keyarra Gorsuch and Avery Giguere running
Starting in the field events, Joey Tanner of Patrick The runner up Locomotives had the following fin- second and third in 29.5 and 29.8 respectively. Hannah
Henry won the Discus with a toss of 148’10” while ishes: 4x800 Relay (2nd – 8:36.85), Michael Blake (1st Richer of Wauseon was first in the 3200 Meters in 12:20.7.
Kyle Zirkle was second for Wauseon with a throw of – 2:03.3 and High Jump 2nd – 6’2”), 4x400 meters (1st In the girls 4x400 Relay again it was Halen Mealer this
148’. Zirkle took first in the Shot Put with a heave of – 3:33.42), E. Friend (Long Jump – 19’5.75” and High time joined by Avery Giguere, Audry Lane and Amanda
45’2.5”. In the High Jump, Wauseon’s Dawson Rupp Jump – 5’10”), Z. Mason (Pole Vault – 11’). Archbold Hammontree running a win in the 4x400 Relay in a time
came away with the win with a leap of 5’2”. Logan Deel had the following finishes: 4x800 Relay (1st – 8:29.10), of 4:29.6. In the field events, Aliza Dauterman flung the
of Bryan captured the Long Jump competition with a 4x400 relay (4th – 3:49.16), Pole Vault B. Short (5th – Discus 114’ for the win. Olivia Witte from Bryan was third
leap of 19’2.5”. Lastly, in the Pole Vault Parker Harris 9’6”). Edgerton’s finishes included 4x800 Relay (7th – with a throw of 97’7”. Karli Penrod of Wauseon captured
of Bryan cleared the bar at 11’6” for the win. Turning 9:23.05), D. Hermon (3rd – 2:05.14), 4x400 Relay Edg- the High Jump with a leap of 4’4”. Paige Smith got another
to the running events, the Wauseon quartet of Joshua erton (3rd, 3:46.15), Long Jump (3rd, 19’ 2.25”). High win in the Long Jump for Wauseon with a leap of 15’2”,
Lowry, Aaron Beck, Owen Newlove and Michael Cheezan Jump C. Evans (1st – 6’2”). Pettisville 4x800 Relay (5th Dauterman threw her way to a win in the Shot-Put with
ran to victory in the 4x800 relay with a time of 8:35.7. – 9:08.40), B. Gray 800 Meters (6th – 2:10.21), 4x400 a throw of 35’6.5” and Bryan’s Taylor Peters won the Pole
Brycen Andrews and Konner Lamb were neck and neck (7th, 3:52.39), Z. Morrison (6th – 18’10.75”), J. Rychener Vault with a jump of 9’6”.
in the 110 Meter Hurdles. The Two Bryan runners both (4th – 5’10”), Pole Vault Z. Morrison (1st – 12’), G. Beck
crossed the finish line in 16.6 with Andrews being given (4th – 10’6”). Some of Hilltop’s finishes included: Long Sat., May 6th, 2017
first place. Mitchell Bonner of Patrick Henry won the 100 Jump T. Trent (5th – 18’11”), Pole Vault M. Locke (5th
Meters in 11.5 while Thibaut Woolace and Drew Peters – 10’). North Central’s J. Vassar ran the 800 Meters fin- Teams of local interest competing at the Lamberson in-
both of Bryan were second and third in the race with ishing (5th, 2:08.78), Pole Vault N. Traxler (2nd, 11’6”). vite at Montpelier and their place finishes included: Pettis-
times of 11.8 and 12.0 respectively. Bryan ran to vic- ville (3rd – 73), Montpelier (4th – 69), Archbold (6th – 53),
tory in the 4x200 relay with the team of Matthew Her- Girls Var. Track & Field Edgerton (7th – 35), North Central (9th – 29), Stryker (11th
old, Alex Potvin, Brycen Andrews and Drew Peters with – 24), Fayette (12th – 18.5), Hilltop (14th – 12.5).
a time of 1:40.2. Kyle Vernot of Wauseon ran to a victory Tue., May 2nd, 2017
in the 1600 Meters with a time of 4:40.9. Patrick Henry Some of the following finishes were turned in during
sprinted to a win in the 4x100 relay in 46.4. Bryan with Wauseon 97, Bryan 38, Patrick Henry 30 the action: following finishes: 4x800 Relay Pettisville, (2nd
the team of Konner Lamb, Brycen Andrews, Alex Pot- Wauseon won the 4x800 Relay with the team of Av- – 10:08.70), Edgerton (4th, 11:13.83), Montpelier (5th –
vin and Drew Peters were second in 47.3 and Wauseon ery Giguere, Karli Penrod, Hannah Richer and Saman- 11:23.22). 1600 Meters: N. Foor (Pettisville, 3rd – 5:32.61),
was third with the foursome of Brendan Wilson, Zachary tha Aeschliman in a time of 11:01.1 to get the running G. Riley (Archbold, 5th – 5:38.58), H. Hug (Edgerton, 7th
Fink, Matthew Malone and Junior Martinez with a time event started. In the 100 Meter Hurdles Wauseon’s senior – 6:04.88); 4x100 Relay: Montpelier (2nd – 54.19), Edger-
of 47.5. Chase Reynolds ran to victory in the 400 Meters speedster Halen Mealer ran away from the field with a ton (6th – 56.13), Pettisville (7th – 56.29); 400 Meters: D.
for Wauseon. Reynolds covered the one lap in 53.6. Evan time of 17.1. Baylee Krupp of Bryan was second in 18.5. Stamm (Archbold, 1st – 58.91), A. Leppelmeier (Pettsville
Smith of Bryan and Logan Deel of Bryan were second Wauseon freshman Paige Smith ran to victory in the 100 2nd – 1:01.92), K. Fruchey (Fayette, 4th – 1:06.92), 300
and third with times of 54.2 and 54.4. The 300 Meters Meters with a time of 13.3. Bryan’s Allye Minor was sec- Meter Hurdles: K. Blue (Edgerton, 6th – 56.75), K. Miller
Hurdles were won by freshman Tyler Manon of Bryan ond in 13.8. Patrick Henry claimed the 4x200 Relay with (Pettisville, 7th – 57.99); 800 Meters: E. Sauder (Pettisville,
with a time of 43.3. Aaron Newland of Wauseon ran in a time of 2:01.1. Bryan with the team of Alissa DeWitt, 1st - 2:24.68), J. Carlson (Montpelier, 3rd - 2:30.91), E.
second spot with a time of 43.9 and Konner Lamb was Mykenzi Greenler, Baylee Krupp and Sophie Smith ran to Zenz (North Central, 4th – 2:33.72), K. Engels (Montpe-
third for Bryan in 45.2. Wauseon’s Michael Cheezan ran a second-place finish in 2:02.7 while Wauseon was third in lier, 7th – 2:40.60); 3200 Meters: A. Leppelmeier, Pettis-
to a victory in the 800 Meters in 2:12.5 while his team- 2:03.0 with the team of Paige Smith, Karli Penrod, Amanda ville (3rd- 11:58.15), N. Foor (Pettisville, 4th – 11:59.91),
mate Joshua Lowry was right behind in second with a Wendt and Rylee Campbell. In the 1600 Meters, Samantha L. Brown (Hilltop, 7th – 14:04.55). 4x400 Relay: Pet-
time of 2:13.5. Evan Smith of Bryan ran to a win in the Aeshliman of Wauseon crossed the line first in a time of tisville (1st, 4:20.52), Montpelier (2nd, 4:29.92), Edger-
200 Meters in 24.7 and Brendan Wilson of Wauseon was 5:54.6. Aeshliman’s team mate, Avery Giguere, was second ton (6th – 4:49.19), Hilltop (7th – 4:56.00). Shot Put: M.
third in 24.9. It was Vernot again in the 3200 Meters as in 6:00.5. Wauseon took another win in the 4x100 Relay in Schoenfeld (Montpelier, 1st – 35.6.25”), B. Hug (Edgerton
the junior was clocked in 10:09.4 for the win. Vernot 53.4 with the team of Halen Mealer, Amanda Hammontree, 4th- 31’9.75”), K. Hauter (Pettisville 7th – 29’1.75”). Dis-
outdistanced teammate Lukas Dominique who was sec- Audry Lane and Paige Smith. Bryan took second with the cus: B. Hug (Edgerton, 5th – 96’11”), R. Carr (Montpelier
ond in 11:07.3. Wauseon won the last race of the night team of Alissa DeWitt, Sophie Smith, Baylee Krupp and 6th – 94’5”), K Hauter (Pettisville 7th – 92’3”). Long Jump:
when they crossed the finish line in the 4x400 Relay Allye Minor with a time of 55.1. In the 400 Meters, Audrey J. Shy (Stryker 3rd – 14’4.5”), K. Niskanen (Fayette, 4th
with a time of 3:42.7. The quartet consisted of Cheezan, Zimmerman, Bryan freshman, was victorious in a time of – 14’2.75”), V. Lashaway (North Central, 5th – 14’2”), J.
Newlove, Lowry and Beck. 1:05.3. Amanda Hammontree and Audry Lane ran second Waidelich, Pettisville (6th – 13’11.25”), R. Klopfenstein
and third in 1:06.0 and 1:07.4 respectively. Halen Mealer (Pettisville 7th – 13’9.75”). Pole Vault: S. Ranzau (Archbold
Sat., May 6th, 2017 was involved in her third win of the meet winning the 300 1st – 9’9”), V Lashaway (North Central 2nd – 8’9”), K. Pur-
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