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Covid…now.

Right now…the four residential skilled nursing home facilities in Williams County have 79 current active COVID-19 cases. Those facilities have accounted for three of the county’s 12 COVID-19 deaths to date. Officials confirm…the positivity rates as a percentage of the total resident population ranged from 1 to 63%.

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Deadly Fire In Bryan

A Bryan man dies in an apartment fire at the Bryan Senior Apartments complex on Rays Drive. Investigators believe Jeffrey Dominique didn’t put out a cigarette. It ended up in a garbage can…that touched off the blaze. Dominquie’s next of kin has been notified. The incident remains under investigation by …

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DeWine Extends Curfew

Gov., DeWine announces he will extend the statewide curfew…as Ohio surpassed 7,000 virus-related deaths. The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Ohio has risen over the past two weeks from 7,618 on Nov. 22 to 8,656 on Dec. 6th. One in every 193 people in Ohio tested positive …

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Covid In IN…Now.

Indiana health officials report 5,700 new coronavirus infections and 42 additional COVID-19 deaths…as the state saw a slight increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations following a recent drop. The additional deaths raise Indiana’s pandemic death toll to 6,284. The state agency also reported that 3,214 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Sunday …

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Deadly Crash In SC

A man is dead following a semi crash in Steuben County, near mile marker 151 on the Indiana Toll Road. Troopers respond to the scene, they find the big rig, rolled over in the center median…with the driver was trapped inside the cab…unconscious. Crews cut Stephen Downs of Colon out …

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Need A Covid Test

The Williams County Health Department announces a COVID-19 testing site is set for Thursday, Dec. 10, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Gillette Building at the Fairgrounds, on E. Main St., in Montpelier. The COVID-19 pop-up testing set up is in partnership with the Ohio National Guard. It is …

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Food For The Holidays

Cars were lined up from one entrance, curved around the back and down to the other entrance of the Williams County United Way office on East High Street in Bryan…for their food drive. One by one, four members of the National Guard packed people’s vehicles with food. Bags of potatoes …

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Austin Faces Charges

A Thursday-morning pursuit out of Hillsdale County ends in Williams County without any resistance. It’s a stolen vehicle call from Hudson. A trooper sees Cordell Austin behind the wheel…stopped at a signal on the 127. The officer approaches and Austin fesses up…admitting he was running from police. It’s an easy …

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OH Roads This Thanksgiving

Nine people were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. In 2019, there were 15 fatal crashes, in which 18 people were killed. Of the nine killed this year, two were pedestrians, four were not wearing a seat belt and two involved impaired driving. Troopers arrested 298 people for operating …

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School Bill Still In Play

The Ohio House approves a bipartisan proposal to overhaul the state’s school funding system…though it’s uncertain whether the plan will get a vote this month in the Republican-led Senate…as some lawmakers question the accuracy and feasibility of the eventual price tag…an estimated $2 billion dollars, annually. Lawmakers championing the proposal …

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