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CRASH IN SHERWOOD

A three vehi­cle crash in Sher­wood Mon­day morn­ing. The Ohio State High­way Patrol at Defi­ance says a man named Joe Plum­mer was dri­ving a Dodge pickup east on Ohio 18 at 7:20 a.m. as 47 year old Fred Kreiner of Wauseon was dri­ving a Ford F-350 south on U.S. 127, …

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BRYAN SCHOOL SECURITY UPPED

The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion on Mon­day evening, voted to use $14,000 from the district’s per­ma­nent improve­ment fund to install secu­rity cam­eras and buzzers at every sin­gle entrance at every one of the district’s five school build­ings. With the new sys­tem, school build­ings will be com­pletely locked down dur­ing …

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STOLEN CALF

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Steuben County Crime Stop­pers con­cern­ing the dis­ap­pear­ance of a Hol­stein Calf. The black and white calf was taken from the inter­sec­tion of State Road 120 and County Road 925 East near Clear Lake on Sun­day morn­ing. The ani­mal is six to seven weeks …

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ARCHBOLD COUNCIL TALKS WATER RATE INCREASE

Arch­bold vil­lage coun­cil met on Mon­day. Coun­cil passed an ordi­nance that will pro­vide for a water rate adjust­ment. The water-rate increase will take place in the June 2013 billing state­ment and reflects a 1 per­cent rate increase. Arch­bold offi­cials say the increase for the aver­age res­i­dent will be less than …

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DEFINANCE LEGISLATION COULD HELP THOSE WITH OVERDUE UTILITY BILLS

Defi­ance City Coun­cil is con­sid­er­ing leg­is­la­tion that would assist finan­cially dis­tressed per­sons aided by local char­i­ties to pay their util­ity bills. An ordi­nance con­cern­ing deferred pay­ment plans on util­ity bills is sched­uled for a first read­ing by coun­cil tonight. The pro­posed ordi­nance would give the util­i­ties billing office direc­tor lim­ited …

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BRYAN PD BUSY

Bryan Police made sev­eral arrests over the week­end… On Sat­ur­day night around 1:15, police arrested 57 year old Robin Grif­fin of Main Street in Bryan. Grif­fin was charged with mar­i­juana pos­ses­sion and pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. In an unre­lated arrest on Sun­day, Bryan Police picked up 65 year old Robert …

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STRYKER AREA HERITAGE COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL PROGRAM

The shoot­ing of a top radio per­son­al­ity, the mur­der of a child in Williams County, a man tar­geted by a noto­ri­ous gang and the worst tragedy at a school in America…all sto­ries that were cov­ered by a reporter from the area and all will be fea­tured in a pro­gram this …

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WILLIAMS SALES TAX REVENUE DOWN… SLIGHTLY

Williams County sales tax rev­enue is down for the first quar­ter of 2013. Accord­ing to what County Audi­tor report­edly told the Bryan Times, the county col­lected 0.2% less than it did dur­ing the same period last year. It’s not really a big deal when you look at the actual num­bers. …

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FLOODING

Flood­ing was a prob­lem in many areas over the week­end. Crews has to assist sev­eral peo­ple in get­ting out of their homes on Sat­ur­day. Put­nam County Sheriff’s offi­cers assisted res­i­dents located on West Third and West Main streets in Ottawa in get­ting out of their res­i­dences by using a Humvee. …

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GROUND BROKEN FOR MEMORIAL

It’s taken years of plan­ning and lots of hard work, but finally, The Ful­ton County 9–11 Memo­r­ial Com­mit­tee broke ground for a new memo­r­ial at the Ful­ton County Fair­grounds on Sun­day. The 12 foot steel beam from the World Trade Cen­ter will be on dis­play at that memo­r­ial. County offi­cials …

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