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METZ FIRE

A one story farm­house west of Metz was destroyed by flames Wednes­day morn­ing. Fire­fight­ers from nine depart­ments were called out at about 1:40am Wednes­day. The house was fully involved when fire­fight­ers arrived. Hamil­ton fire­fight­ers got mutual aide from Metz, Angola, Flo­rence Town­ship, Ash­ley, Fre­mont, Hud­son, Pleas­ant Lake and But­ler crews. …

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HOG REMAINS AT SHELTER

The Williams County Humane Soci­ety is still car­ing for a hog that fell from a truck Mon­day morn­ing near Mont­pe­lier on US 20. The hog is at the humane soci­ety shel­ter where they say the 450 pound sow is doing well with the excep­tion of some scratches and an injured …

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ARMSTRONG ITEMS UP FOR AUCTION

A Texas auc­tion house says it is orga­niz­ing and prepar­ing for the sale of items from Neil Armstrong’s boy­hood home. The first man to walk on the moon died last August at the age of 82. Her­itage Auc­tions says the fam­ily which bought the house in the mid 60’s have …

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TORNADO ANNIVERSARY

It was 39 years ago this week that nature’s vio­lent side was unleashed in our area in a way that we have never seen before and never seen since. The Super Out­break of 1974 is the worst recorded tor­nado out­break on record. The out­break brought a com­bined 13 tor­na­does to …

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BRYAN PD BUSY

Bryan Police report sev­eral arrests… 32 year old David Williams of 108 E. Pierce St. Bryan, was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. He was unable to post bond and taken to CCNO. 21 year old Patrick Eat­man of 531 S. Beech St. Apt A Bryan, …

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TEENS ARRESTED FOR VEHICLE BREAK-INS

Deputies in Steuben County have arrested two teenagers they say broke into vehi­cles. 19 year old Chris­t­ian Gar­cia and a 17-year-old boy report­edly admit­ted to the thefts from unlocked vehi­cles in the Lake James area. Juve­nile charges were filed against the 17-year-old. Gar­cia faces a felony count of theft and …

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ROAD REROUNTING PROJECT LISTED

Area leg­is­la­tors, Defi­ance County offi­cials, and oth­ers met with Arch­bold vil­lage offi­cials to talk about upgrad­ing a Ful­ton County road into a state route. Local offi­cials want state leg­is­la­tors to con­sider fund­ing a project that would upgrade Ful­ton County Road 24 and pos­si­bly reroute Ohio 66 down the road just …

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CASINO NIGHT PLANNED

The Fort Defi­ance Humane Soci­ety is host­ing its 19th annual Monte Carlo Night on April 13 from 7–11:30 p.m. at The Defi­ance Eagles on W. Sec­ond St. The event is expected to raise approx­i­mately $5,000 to sup­ple­ment the humane society’s gen­eral fund. The shelter’s annual bud­get is $200,000. Tick­ets may …

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NAPOLEON REJECTS BIDS

The Napoleon City Coun­cil approved a motion to reject all bids for the Scott Street improve­ment project dur­ing its meet­ing on Mon­day. City offi­cials dis­cov­ered when bids for the project were opened on March 26, not all of the nec­es­sary paper­work had been sub­mit­ted. They felt that reject­ing all of …

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Robert Winebar, 87

Robert L. Winebar, age 87, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 3:15 P.M. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident. Bob retired from Wilco Machine & Tool in 1991 and prior to that had worked at 50 Corporation. He was a …

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