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Vandalism Case In WC

The Williams County Veterans Memorial gazebo was vandalized last week. A worker mowing the memorial grounds on Thursday, noticed damage to several posts at the gazebo located behind the chevrons. With a steel pole at the center of the posts, they weren’t able to knock them down. The damage was …

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Another Vote

Early voting for Tuesday’s primary election continues today. The primary is the second in Ohio this year, following the May 4th ballot. Holding two primary elections is unusual. But when the state’s legislative redistricting chaos…which actually started last year…remained unsettled into the spring, a second primary was added. The only …

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Ditch Work

Proposed collections for Williams County drainage ditch and tile maintenance next year total $385,382 dollars, officials told county commissioners, last week. That total is down about $32,000 from 2022. It’s comparable to the total in 2021 but higher than the amount in 2020. The drainage department is part of the …

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Economics…And You

The Maumee Valley Planning Organization in Defiance is updating the region’s comprehensive economic development strategy…covering Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams counties, with public participation encouraged. The counties’ economic development offices are all working with the MVPO to update the strategy focused on retaining workforce, supporting key infrastructure improvements and …

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The Latest

The unemployment rate in Fulton County was up slightly in June, but still down from last year, that’s according to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The county’s jobless rate in June was 3.8%, according to the civilian labor force estimates. That is up from …

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Crash In DKC

Officials say…two cars are totaled in an accident that in DeKalb County, late Thursday. 17-year-old Marie Johnson of Huntertown was crossing the intersection of CR 68 and CR 427 when she didn’t yield to 51-year-old Kristi Baker of Leo, who had the right of way. They say Johnson Hit Baker’s …

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Stoll Gets Probation

An Ohio man who admitted threatening a witness after posting videos from the U.S. Capitol riots is sentenced to two years of probation. Justin Stoll had pled guilty in January in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati to transmitting a threat to injure. Authorities allege Stoll breached the security barricades at …

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Perry Enters Plea

A local elected official has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him in Fulton County. Hugh Perry, 66, of rural Edgerton, was booked into the jail on charges of menacing by stalking and telecommunications harassment, both first-degree misdemeanors. Perry is a St. Joseph Township trustee who was last elected …

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Cool And Refreshing

West Unity officials cut the ribbon on its splash pad…officially opening the water attraction for residents. Unofficially, it has been in operation for a few weeks and kids have already made plenty of use of it during that time, including right before the ribbon cutting. Village officials applied for a …

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Area Drug Case

A Toledo man was sentenced to prison in a Henry County courtroom in a marijuana trafficking case involving hundreds of pounds. Nathan Mowery was given a six- to nine-year prison term and fined $10,000 on a charge of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a second-degree felony. Mowery was …

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