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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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Long Debated Project Is Inked

A contract for the replacement of a narrow Defiance sidewalk…a long discussed project in Defiance City Hall…is approved by city council. It goes to the only bidder on the project…Fenson Contracting of Fort Jennings…to replace the narrow walkway east of South Clinton Street, between Bassard Drive and Power Dam Road. …

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More On The Auburn Shooting

The Indiana state police releases more details in Monday’s domestic shooting incident resulting in the death of a woman and man. The DeKalb County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as Heather Harmon, 35 of Auburn, and Edward James Conboy, 37 of Edon. They say the two were estranged lovers. Conboy …

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Fence Issue In Discussion

The Williams County Fair Board votes to allow the Williams County Veterans Memorial to remove a fence on its property, but with stipulations. The memorial is located on the southeast corner of the Williams County Fairgrounds. Fair Board member Matt Kennedy brought a request from the memorial board to remove …

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The Latest Numbers

The number of homes sold throughout Ohio in June fell 6.8% from the pace set during the month a year ago, that’s according to Ohio Realtors. Homes sales in June 2022 reached 15,456, a 6.8% decrease from the 16,587 sales recorded during the month a year ago. However, the average …

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Shooting In Auburn

The Indiana State Police is investigating after a Monday morning shooting in Auburn where two people have died. Investigators say officers responded to a report of shots fired at a residence in on Griswold Court. As officers arrived, a passenger vehicle was leaving the area. Police attempted a traffic stop …

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Time To Flush

The Montpelier Water Department will begin its annual fire hydrant flushing and flow-testing program on Monday, Aug. 8, and is expected to be completed on or before Friday, Aug. 26. During that time, village water customers may notice some discoloration in their water, officials say. The village reminds customers that …

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Accident On 49

A Montpelier man is hurt in a crash Saturday evening, south of Edon. Officials tell reporters…Phillip Richmond, 26, was westbound on County Road H…while Bonnie Mills, 79, was northbound on Ohio 49. They say…Richmond failed to yield the right of way and his vehicle was struck by Mills’. Both vehicles …

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