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DENTISTRY FROM THE HEART SERVES MANY

Fifty-five extrac­tions, 25 fill­ings and 30 teeth clean­ings were all given to patients in need at no charge at the sec­ond annual Den­tistry from the Heart event which was recently held last week at the Den­tal Excel­lence of Napoleon. Dr. Michael Car­pen­ter headed up the event. Den­tistry from the Heart …

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PAULDING MAKES CHANGE IN DOG WARDEN AUTHORITY

A change in the way Pauld­ing County han­dles ani­mal issues… The Pauld­ing County com­mis­sion­ers on Wednes­day made the deci­sion to trans­fer the author­ity and juris­dic­tion of the Pauld­ing County Dog War­den and ken­nel oper­a­tions to the sheriff’s office effec­tive July 1. The com­mis­sion­ers say the change will make the depart­ment …

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POKER RUN NEXT SATURDAY

A poker run and a hog roast will be held at the Defi­ance AMVETS Post 1991 next Sat­ur­day, May 11 to ben­e­fit 10-month-old Nycholaas McConnell. McConnell is the infant who lost his par­ents, Ash­ley Jenk­ins and Sebas­t­ian McConnell, in a house fire in Bryan at the begin­ning of the year. …

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JOE NICHOLS COMING!

The enter­tain­ment lineup has been released for this year’s Williams County Fair. This year’s head­liner will be coun­try per­former Joe Nichols. The con­cert with Joe Nichols will be on Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 7th begin­ning at 7:30pm. Tick­ets are $18 for the grand­stand and $20 for the track. The show is expected …

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DRINKING AND DRIVING CRACK DOWN COMING

As party-goers cel­e­brate Cinco de Mayo with som­breros, mari­achi music and authen­tic cui­sine, many will also indulge with their favorite mar­garita or tequila, and then, unfor­tu­nately, choose to get behind the wheel. That’s why this year the Ohio State High­way Patrol will be join­ing with other law enforce­ment agen­cies across …

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BRYAN POLICE ARRESTS

The Bryan Police Depart­ment lists a cou­ple of recent unre­lated arrests… On Tues­day, April 30th just after 5:30pm, 47 year old Den­nis Altaffer of Bryan was arrested for abuse of harm­ful intox­i­cants. And on Wednes­day morn­ing at 3:49am, 23 year old Cora Gonyea of Bryan was picked up by Bryan …

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HICKSVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO 62 YEARS IN PRISON

A Hicksville man who was con­victed last week of 10 child sex­ual abuse charges, was sen­tenced to 62 years in prison Wednes­day in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court. 42 year old Jerry Stairhime had faced a max­i­mum prison term for the charges of 75 years. Stairhime was found guilty of …

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DEFIANCE RED CROSS IN DANGER OF CLOSING

The Amer­i­can Red Cross office in Defi­ance County may be clos­ing. It’s due to low local fundrais­ing. The county office at 1220 S. Clin­ton St. in Defi­ance is under the Toledo regional office, which cov­ers 16 coun­ties. County offices in Napoleon, Bryan, Wauseon and Ottawa are also affil­i­ates of the …

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Marilyn LaPlante, 74

Marilyn Alice LaPlante of Brenham, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 in Brenham. Marilyn was born on September 21, 1938 to Erma (Schwab) and Donald Titus Pile of Toledo, Ohio. She attended Sylvania High School and after attending Bowling Green State University in Ohio, went on to obtain …

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Kathryn Heisler, 94

M. Kathryn Heisler, age 94, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 9:45 A.M. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Genesis Heath Care in Bryan, where she was a resident. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church near Edgerton, Ohio, where she was active in the Ladies Aid Society and …

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