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Deadly Crash In Swanton

A Lorain woman…driving the wrong way…dies in a two-vehicle crash in Swanton on Friday…along Airport Highway, near Turtle Creek Drive. Officials tell reporters…Patience Chaney was westbound in the eastbound lanes of Airport Highway. As this is going on…an SUV, driven by Joshua Wheeler, of Swanton, was eastbound. The head on …

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Fatal Accident In SC

At least one person dies after a head on collision, east of Orland, on State Road 120 near County Road 850 West in Steuben County, near Milgrove Township. The first units on the scene found four injured people in a passenger car, and an injured driver in a pick-up truck. …

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Robbery In Hicksville

In Hicksville…officers continue to search for the suspects who robbed the Shell Spee-D-Mart on W. High St. The bandits?…two Black males…one producing a handgun. One of the suspects wore a surgical mask. Officials tell reporters…they were able to get away on foot with money and lottery tickets. Defiance County deputies, …

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The Toll.

Wednesday’s severe thunderstorm caused scattered damage in Defiance and the area, that’s according to the National Weather Service’s North Webster, Ind. office. The storm was most disruptive on the east side…where a couple of electric poles went down, including one with a transformer attached. That one crossed Ottawa Avenue and …

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German Faces Charges

A Hudson man is held at the Steuben County Jail…after he fled from a traffic stop, officials tell reporters. A deputy tried to pull over Austin German…on a small motorcycle…on County Road 500 South, near County Road 225 West. The chase ended when German left the road into a field. …

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Trying To Get Those Numbers Down

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office and the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are working in conjunction to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes in Williams County. Sheriff’s deputies and Ohio state troopers will be highly visible during the entire month of August to address …

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New Water Works Visioned

The village of Edgerton is hoping several grants will help them pay for updates to their water treatment plant. The village council on Tuesday approved the city to apply for two grants for a complete rehabilitation of the water treatment plant. Among those upgrades?…rehabilitating the ion exchange systems, installing a …

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On The Property Front

The Williams County Port Authority is one step closer to their goal of developing housing opportunities in the county after accepting a residential property last week. The authority is accepting property in Montpelier from the Williams County Land Reutilization Corporation. The board authorized Dawn Fitzcharles, clerk-treasurer, to execute legal documents …

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Deadly Accident In ST

Officers are investigating a fatal crash on Airport Highway, near Crissey Road in Springfield Township. They say a pickup truck was westbound on Airport, when the driver, Steven Robinson of Swanton, suffered a possible medical emergency. Robinson’s vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, smashing into an utility …

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At The Polls

At last check, only 18 of 1,675 registered voters in Bryan precincts E & F…a little more than 1%…had cast their ballots at the polling location at the First Lutheran Church on North Cherry Street. That low turnout held true throughout election day in Williams County…as a lack of contested …

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