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DETOUR

A local road is closed, mean­ing a detour for some dri­vers. The Defi­ance County engineer’s office says that Beer­bower Road, between Won­derly and Ride­nour roads, will be closed until Fri­day, weather per­mit­ting, for a cul­vert replacement.

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HENRY COUNTY CLEANUP

Some peo­ple in Henry County will be hit­ting the roads to clean up the county’s road­ways as part of the annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup event, spon­sored by the Henry County Solid Waste Dis­trict. Each year, about 300 indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and orga­ni­za­tions vol­un­teer to clean more than 800 miles of …

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Bryan PD Activity

Bryan Police report sev­eral unre­lated arrests over the past few days. On Thurs­day, 31 year old Ken­neth Can­field of Payne, Ohio was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear to pay resti­tu­tion. Can­field also had addi­tional war­rants out of Defi­ance and Ful­ton Coun­ties. …

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Kudos To Wauseon Elementary

Wauseon Ele­men­tary School has been named one of the state’s 39 high-performing reward schools for 2012. High-performing reward schools score in the top 10 per­cent of schools for com­bined read­ing and math pro­fi­ciency. Rec­og­niz­ing high per­form­ing schools, accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, moti­vates schools that are not mak­ing …

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Eagle Scout

A young man from Stryker has reached the pin­na­cle of achieve­ment in the Boy Scouts. Hunter Clinga­man, a mem­ber of Troop 79 in Stryker, is now an Eagle Scout. He received his award yes­ter­day. Hunter joined scout­ing ten years ago as a mem­ber of Stryker Cub Scout Pack 3079. Hunter …

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Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Crash

A Spencerville teenager died Sun­day after crash­ing a dirt bike at a motocross track. 16 year old Tyler Cook was rid­ing a Honda CR 250 dirt bike at the Tri-State Motor­cy­cle Club, south­west of But­ler when the crash hap­pened. Wit­nesses say Cook went off a jump on the motocross track …

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Clinic Fire

Fire crews were called out to a large fire at a health clinic in Gar­rett, Indi­ana Fri­day morn­ing. The fire at St. Martin’s Health­care was first reported around 8 a.m. Fri­day. The build­ing sus­tained heavy water and smoke dam­age. St. Martin’s Health­care is a clinic that serves those who can’t …

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Defiance Agenda

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers have a num­ber of items on the agenda for their meet­ing today. Fol­low­ing a gen­eral ses­sion, com­mis­sion­ers expect to receive updates from OSU Exten­sion Office offi­cials, The County Engi­neer, Defi­ance Area Cham­ber of Com­merce, and Defiance/Paulding County Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices. Com­mis­sion­ers also plan to dis­cuss employee …

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HERE COME THE CHICKENS

Hil­lan­dale Farms Ohio LLC plans to break ground in June to a 100-acre lay­ing hen farm in Hicksville. The farm will be a first in Ohio for the com­pany, which is based in Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­va­nia. The Bryan Times reports that the farm will be located 3 miles east of Hicksville …

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NEW TRAFFIC LIGHT

Traf­fic was dis­rupted for a few hours in Bryan Thurs­day. The street depart­ment spent a good part of the after­noon replac­ing a stop­light at Town­line Road and High Street. The old stop­light was dam­aged when it got hit last year. Work­ers poured a new base and then had to run …

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