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Two Face Charges

Police responds to a drug complaint in Holiday City…and arrest two people on unrelated charges. Billy Coblentz, 30, of Montpelier, was arrested on a Bryan Municipal Court warrant…charging him with failure to appear for sentencing from a separate incident. Court records show that on April 8 he was arrested and …

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Fighting Truancy In WC

Citing drastic increases in truancy since the pandemic took hold, the Williams County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division, has created a new position, in an effort to remedy the situation. In collaboration with the county’s school districts…there is now a countywide attendance officer for the new school year. It’s Gale …

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Incentives…And Local Business

The Montpelier Village council accepts an economic incentive package for an area business. Moore Industries, on Henricks Drive, is planning on investing around $1 million dollars in Montpelier for an expansion project…adding roughly 18,000 square feet to its facility…with a third of it going to the molding bay…the rest is …

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A Killing In DKC

The Indiana State Police releases the identity of a person shot and killed in Butler. Authorities say 36 year old Samuel King of Butler died from the wounds he received in the incident. Another man and a woman, who were also shot, are still at Parkview North Hospital in Fort …

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The Disease Of The Unvaccinated

Following a surge in cases, COVID-19 vaccinations in the county and state are back on an upward trend. Williams County Health officials say…first doses administered in the county began falling in late May. Over the last three months, the peak was around 370 doses…the week of May 24. Then…vaccinations dropped …

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Water Main Break In Edgerton

Officials in Edgerton say there is a water main line break. The town is now under a 24 hour boil advisory. During the problem…utility officials say…there will be no charge for water…until the break is fixed. They say it happened early Tuesday. The hope is…everything will be back to normal …

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Peloton Is Coming

Interactive fitness equipment maker, Peloton, breaks ground on its first U.S. factory, near Luckey, southeast of Toledo. The fitness giant plans to begin production in 2023 and employ 2,000 workers. The company plans to spend about $400 million on the project. The exercise equipment maker has said that the envisioned …

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It’s The Disease Of The Unvaccinated

During the week of July 30 to Aug. 5…a total of 71 COVID 19 new cases were reported in Fulton County. There were 29 the previous week…prior to that the number was under 10. Health officials confirm…the County now has a case rate of 220 per 100,000 over the previous …

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Time To Cool Off

Sorta like getting sent to your room. The Bryan Police Department is operating without its chief and assistant chief…after both are put on administrative leave…effective immediately. This comes after the two men butted heads in public session during Monday’s city council meeting. Mohre, who had more than four decades of …

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Mabel Chapman, 88

Mabel Chapman, 88, of Bryan passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, at SKLD-Bryan Center. Mabel was born October 25, 1932, in Marquette, Michigan, daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Olsen) Flink. She was a 1950 graduate of Graveraet High School. Mabel married Bernard E. Chapman in 1952 in Marquette, …

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