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Dewayne Vent, 65

Dewayne Vent, age 65, of Coldwater, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 1, 2022 at his home. Dewayne was a AAA mechanic for Campbell’s Soup and then Silgan Can Company prior to his retirement. He enjoyed living the lake life- boating, fishing, sitting around a campfire, hunting and gambling, …

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Trying To Get Those Numbers Down

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office and the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are working in conjunction to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes in Williams County. Sheriff’s deputies and Ohio state troopers will be highly visible during the entire month of August to address …

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New Water Works Visioned

The village of Edgerton is hoping several grants will help them pay for updates to their water treatment plant. The village council on Tuesday approved the city to apply for two grants for a complete rehabilitation of the water treatment plant. Among those upgrades?…rehabilitating the ion exchange systems, installing a …

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On The Property Front

The Williams County Port Authority is one step closer to their goal of developing housing opportunities in the county after accepting a residential property last week. The authority is accepting property in Montpelier from the Williams County Land Reutilization Corporation. The board authorized Dawn Fitzcharles, clerk-treasurer, to execute legal documents …

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Deadly Accident In ST

Officers are investigating a fatal crash on Airport Highway, near Crissey Road in Springfield Township. They say a pickup truck was westbound on Airport, when the driver, Steven Robinson of Swanton, suffered a possible medical emergency. Robinson’s vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, smashing into an utility …

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At The Polls

At last check, only 18 of 1,675 registered voters in Bryan precincts E & F…a little more than 1%…had cast their ballots at the polling location at the First Lutheran Church on North Cherry Street. That low turnout held true throughout election day in Williams County…as a lack of contested …

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Schools Get Grants

Three local school districts get state grants for security on Tuesday. Edgerton, Millcreek-West Unity and North Central were three of the 1,183 schools in 81 counties that received a total of $47 million dollars in grant funding…as part of the Ohio K-12 School Safety Grant Program. Gov., DeWine announced the …

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It Is Back

For 35 years, the World Largest Yard Sale has made its way across multiple states along U.S. 127 and it returns again on Thursday. The sale started in 1987 and, this year, spans 690 miles and six states. The official route, according to the website, starts just north of Addison, …

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Cat Program Ends

For years, the city of Bryan and the Williams County Humane Society have had an agreement in which the society would catch unwanted feral cats reported by residents. But due to budget and staffing constraints, the humane society says it simply can’t provide that service any more. On Monday, city …

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Vandalism Case In WC

The Williams County Veterans Memorial gazebo was vandalized last week. A worker mowing the memorial grounds on Thursday, noticed damage to several posts at the gazebo located behind the chevrons. With a steel pole at the center of the posts, they weren’t able to knock them down. The damage was …

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