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Katie Morr, 96

Katheryn Lucille Morr “Katie” 96, of Edgerton went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 16, 2013.  She battled Alzheimer’s disease courageously for many years and had been a resident of Parkview Nursing Center in Edgerton during this time. Katie was a Williams County Resident for her entire life, …

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EDGERTON DEFICIT IS TROUBLESOME

Edgerton’s fis­cal deficit was the main con­cern at the Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil meet­ing Mon­day evening. Fire Chief Scott Blue told coun­cil he got a bid for a much-needed new fire truck. The cost of the new tanker would be $248,202, with the bulk of it to be paid by a …

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BRYAN DECIDES ON TWO STORY SCHOOL

The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion agreed at their Mon­day night meet­ing that the pro­posed new build­ing for grades 6–12 will be designed as a two-story struc­ture. The two-story plan was approved fol­low­ing exam­i­na­tion of archi­tects’ esti­mates on the con­struc­tion and main­te­nance of a one-story vs. a two-story build­ing. The …

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BLOOD DRIVE IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Chap­ter of the Amer­i­can Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednes­day, Aug. 26, from 2–7 p.m. at the Fam­ily Chris­t­ian Cen­ter on E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS. There is a short­age of blood with all types of blood needed. The …

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ANGOLA MAN ARRESTED ON SEX CHARGES

A man from Angola has been arrested on sex charges. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports that 23 year old Day­ton Pen­land has been charged with four felony child molesta­tion charges involv­ing a child under the age of 14. Sheriff’s offi­cers say the molesta­tion hap­pened between March and the end …

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MOTORCYCLE CRASH INJURES TWO

Two motor­cy­cle dri­vers were taken to hos­pi­tals with injuries after a motor­cy­cle crash in Henry County. It hap­pened on State Route 109 near Cherry Street in Lib­erty Cen­ter. The police report says two motor­cy­cles were involved. Inves­ti­ga­tors say it appears that one biker rear-ended the other, caus­ing the first motor­cy­cle …

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MULTI-COUNTY DRUG BUST

Arrests and prop­erty seizures resulted from a big drug sweep through the area. More than $1 Mil­lion worth of mar­i­juana plants were seized by area law enforce­ment offi­cers through­out a five county area includ­ing Williams, Ful­ton, Henry, Put­nam, and Defi­ance coun­ties last week. The total was actu­ally 1,176 pot plants …

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WATER SAFE AGAIN IN PAULDING

You may already know, but if not… that boil advi­sory for water in the vil­lage of Pauld­ing has been lifted. The vil­lage util­i­ties depart­ment reports that water in the dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem has been tested and is safe to use for drink­ing and cook­ing with­out hav­ing to boil it. Pauld­ing had …

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DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS GETTING A CLOSER LOOK

Pauld­ing County com­mis­sion­ers are tak­ing a seri­ous look at some dan­ger­ous inter­sec­tions along U.S. 24. Com­mis­sion­ers have met with other agen­cies to dis­cuss the inter­sec­tions at length in order to get to the bot­tom of what may be the cause of the many acci­dents where county roads cross the high­way. …

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CAR HITS TROOPER

A two car crash resulted in injures to an Ohio State High­way Patrol trooper Sun­day after­noon. The High­way Patrol reports that it hap­pened on State Route 576 at County Road R just after 3:00 PM yes­ter­day. 25 year old Nathan Rios of Angola was west­bound on County Road R when …

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