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Schools Get Grants

Three local school districts get state grants for security on Tuesday. Edgerton, Millcreek-West Unity and North Central were three of the 1,183 schools in 81 counties that received a total of $47 million dollars in grant funding…as part of the Ohio K-12 School Safety Grant Program. Gov., DeWine announced the …

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It Is Back

For 35 years, the World Largest Yard Sale has made its way across multiple states along U.S. 127 and it returns again on Thursday. The sale started in 1987 and, this year, spans 690 miles and six states. The official route, according to the website, starts just north of Addison, …

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Cat Program Ends

For years, the city of Bryan and the Williams County Humane Society have had an agreement in which the society would catch unwanted feral cats reported by residents. But due to budget and staffing constraints, the humane society says it simply can’t provide that service any more. On Monday, city …

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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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