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Again?

AquaBounty Technologies files a second Water Withdrawal and Consumptive Use Permit Application for what it calls the East Well Field. Officials say…if approved, it would nullify the previous application. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Water Resources is currently reviewing the application for completeness…filed on May 12 for …

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Daugherty Goes To Prison

A West Unity man gets 18 months in prison…for a drunken driving crash in Fulton County. We reported David Daugherty, 41, had previously pled no contest and was found guilty of aggravated vehicular assault and DUI…all in a Sept. 2020 crash.

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Fast Internet Proposal

A representative of a fiber optic company addresses the Defiance City Council…saying his firm plans to invest $9.5 million in town to provide fast internet. Bryan McAfee, director of business development with the new firm Omni Fiber, told the panel…his company wants to install new fiber optic throughout Defiance during …

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Arlen K. Horton, 80

Arlen K. Horton, 80, of Stryker, OH, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on December 4, 1941 in Millcreek Township, Ohio to Howard F. and Berdetta E. (Landon) Horton. Arlen graduated from West Unity High School in 1959. …

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Robert E. Peters, 83

Robert E. Peters, 83 years of Defiance, went home to be with is Lord and Savior on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Robert was born March 21, 1939, in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Ronald and Letha (Kuhn) Peters. Robert …

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Jason A. Hicks, 45

Jason A. Hicks, age 45, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early Sunday, May 22, 2022, in his home. He was a 1995 graduate Hilltop High School and had been employed by Vison Color in West Unity for 10 years. He was a champion dart thrower participating in the Montpelier Dart …

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Randy L. Walsh, 64

Randy L. Walsh, 64, of rural Bryan, passed away at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on May 4, 1958 in Angola, IN to Fred and Margaret (Kunce) Walsh, Jr. Randy graduated from Angola High School in 1976. Randy worked in the meat department at Miller’s …

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Deadly Crash Kills One

A 50-year-old Bryan man is dead after a crash between a motorcycle and pickup truck Tuesday, on County Road 9 in Defiance. Officials tell reporters…Gary McCarty was riding south on his Harley on County Road 9. At the same time…68-year-old Kevin Van Gussel, of Kendallville, was northbound. Van Gussel tried …

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New OH Gun Law Approaches

Ohio’s new “constitutional carry” firearms law is set to go into effect on June 13th. State Senate Bill 215 was passed earlier this year by the General Assembly…then signed into law by Gov. DeWine. The law no longer requires training certification for qualifying gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. …

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Rosanne Harrison Fisher, 81

Rosanne Harrison Fisher went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 11, 1940 in Toledo Ohio, the daughter of Charles McLean and Emma Cornelia (Kent) Harrison. On August 11, 1962, Rosanne married Ronald Lee Fisher who survives. Rosanne attended …

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