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BIDDING DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR FORMER ORCHARD HILLS PROPERTY

The doors may be open­ing soon on a new Coun­try Club. Bid­ding in the sealed auc­tion will close next Thurs­day, April 18th at 5pm on the for­mer Orchard Hills prop­erty that had been owned and oper­ated by Buck­eye Golf Club since 1926. Pend­ing accep­tance of the court-appointed receiver and approval …

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SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH IS ON

The Cen­tral Local Board of Edu­ca­tion plans to inter­view can­di­dates for the posi­tion of super­in­ten­dent. Board mem­bers met Mon­day to dis­cuss employ­ment of per­son­nel. The Bryan Times reports that two more spe­cial meet­ings are sched­uled for April 15 at 4:30 p.m. and April 17 at 6 p.m., both in the …

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TURNPIKE TOLLS COULD BE RISING

Ohio Turn­pike tolls could be increas­ing by 25 cents for cars and $1 for trucks for a cross-state trip next year accord­ing to a new 10-year toll plan pro­posed Mon­day by the turn­pike com­mis­sion. Tolls in fact, could rise 2.7% a year over the next decade, to help pay for …

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DRUG BUST IN ANGOLA

Police say they broke up a major drug oper­a­tion in Steuben County on Mon­day. 5 peo­ple were arrested in Angola. Nikki Lud­low, Andrew Fitch, Kenny Fletcher, Luther Fitch, and Grover Lowe are all charged with ille­gal drug pos­ses­sion and coun­ter­feit­ing. Inves­ti­ga­tors uncov­ered meth, mar­i­juana, drug para­pher­na­lia, and coun­ter­feit money in …

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CRASH NEAR EDGERTON

One per­son was injured when the pickup truck they were dri­ving crashed into a tree along County Road C75 near Edger­ton Tues­day after­noon. The dri­ver, who was alone in the truck, had to be extri­cated by emer­gency per­son­ell and then was life flighted. The acci­dent report­edly hap­pened around 2pm yes­ter­day …

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HOUSE RIPS GOVERNOR’S BUDGET

Ohio House Repub­li­cans on Tues­day ripped apart their own governor’s pro­posed bud­get, strip­ping away his plan to expand Med­ic­aid and much of his tax over­haul and revamp­ing how he wanted to fund schools. The revamped House plan spreads addi­tional school fund­ing over more dis­tricts. The new plan also adds fund­ing …

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Ronald “Smokey” Schweitzer, 88

Ronald G “Smokey” Schweitzer, age 88, passed away Sunday April 7, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked for Strydel/Ohio Art in Stryker, Weatherhead in Angola, IN and the KOA campground in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Schweitzer was born on September 9, …

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Harold Johnson, 82

Harold W. Johnson, age 82 years, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born June 23, 1930, at Stanford, KY, the son of James and Florence (Anness) Johnson. He married Dorothy Harris on August 31, 1957, and …

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STRYKER CAT ISSUE STILL OPEN

The inves­ti­ga­tion into stray cats in Stryker con­tin­ues. Mayor Dan Hughes read a pre­pared state­ment at Stryker Vil­lage Council’s reg­u­lar meet­ing Mon­day, ask­ing res­i­dents to allow time for the jus­tice sys­tem to sort out alle­ga­tions that stray cats were dis­posed of in an inhu­mane man­ner by mem­bers of the police …

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HENRY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FILE SUITS TO COLLECT $$

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have filed a civil claim against Ruralogic, Inc with offices also in Bryan, Napoleon and Arch­bold for non-payment of a loan. Accord­ing to the suit, the com­mis­sion­ers approved a $200,000 loan to the com­pany in March 2011. Ruralogic’s last pay­ment was made last Sep­tem­ber. The com­mis­sion­ers …

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