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Dep Runs Into School Bus

In Angola…a Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputy rear-ends a school bus on 200 North, west of SR 827, at the railroad tracks. There, a Steuben County school bus was stopped eastbound, at the railroad tracks, when the police truck hit it. No children were on the bus at the time of …

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One Hurt In House Fire

A small house, just north of Five Span, is damaged in a blaze on Ohio 111, across from the Auglaize Golf Course. One person in the home was taken to the hospital. No word on the victim’s condition. Oakwood and Defiance fire departments helped out in the firefighting operation. Crews …

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Weed Bust In Oakwood

In Oakwood…a months-long investigation ends with the seizure of large marijuana plants and the arrest of Gary Owens at an E. Harmon St. address. A search warrant was executed…26 plants…a substantial amount of cash and more are found in the search of the place. The residence is next to Oakwood …

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Rising Covid Numbers In WC

Williams County hits the state’s threshold for high incidence rates of coronavirus. Health officials say that is defined as a rate of 100 cases or more per 100,000 people. Jim Watkins, County health commissioner, says the county is listed at 106.29 per 100,000, now.

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Covid Numbers Rise In Nursing Homes

A Swanton nursing home records a startling spike in the number of COVID-19 cases among residents and staff members during the past week. The Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center on Munson Road, has confirmed 48 new cases among residents, 26 alone within the recent week. Thirteen staff members contracted …

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James E. Coleman, 82

James E. Coleman, age 82, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020, of natural causes, doing what he loved to do, cutting wood in his woods. Jim was a graduate of Perrysburg High School, a longtime hog farmer and member of the Williams County Pork Producers. He …

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James E. Coolman, 77

James E. Coolman, 77, of Montpelier passed away Thursday evening at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  He was born on February 23, 1943 in Adrian, Michigan to Everett L. and Valorus (Grimm) Coolman.  Jim graduated from Edon High School in 1961.  On September 12, 1998 he married Peggy …

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Hunt Faces Charges

A man is arrested after a standoff with police in Pioneer. Kellen Hunt was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct…now at CCNO. Officials tell reporters Montpelier Police responded in tactical gear, prepared to force entry at the scene. Once Hunt saw all that…he surrenders quickly and peacefully. No …

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Crash In CT

Two people are hurt after their vehicle smashes into a home in Chesterfield Township, along Highway 20. Officials say Dontae Wilbon, of Milwaukee, was westbound…when he veers off the left side of the road, at the intersection at State Route 108, careening into the occupied house. Wilbon was taken to …

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Elderly Woman Dies From Covid

Fulton County health officials report the second confirmed death, there…COVID-19. They say she was a female in her 80’s. The total coronavirus case count in Fulton County is 384. The sharp increase in new cases reported, since Sept., has been primarily associated with long term care facilities.

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