National News

More Jobs On The Way

It now looks like more jobs are on the way to Steuben County. Rock­well Amer­i­can announced on Tues­day, the com­pany is invest­ing more than $325,000 over the next four years to expand its Angola sales and dis­tri­b­u­tion facil­ity. Up to 16 new jobs will be cre­ated in the process. Rock­well Amer­i­can now employs five peo­ple …

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Adjustments Made To Parking In Hicksville

In Hicksville, the Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day, approved an amended ordi­nance des­ig­nat­ing spe­cial park­ing places down­town in the event of major park­ing prob­lems. The amended ordi­nance allows for 15-minute park­ing in cer­tain areas between 5–9 p.m. The Cres­cent News reports that the move comes in response to a request from Red Angel Pizza, which pre­vi­ously …

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Williams County Commissioners OK Expenses And Resignations

Williams County Com­mis­sion­ers met on Mon­day, and accepted two let­ters of res­ig­na­tion and approved three sup­ple­men­tal appro­pri­a­tions. Williams County Emer­gency Med­ical Ser­vice Para­medic Sarah Hahn sub­mit­ted a let­ter of res­ig­na­tion, effec­tive Aug. 28. Part-time 911 dis­patcher Kevin Krill sub­mit­ted a res­ig­na­tion, effec­tive imme­di­ately. The three sup­ple­men­tal appro­pri­a­tions included: • $225 for the auditor’s office, for …

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Defiance Road Re-Opened

In Defi­ance, East Sec­ond Street, from Prospect Street to Grover Avenue, is offi­cially open once again. The road had been closed since the begin­ning of June for replace­ment of the Pre­ston Run cul­vert. Sand Ridge Exca­vat­ing of Cloverdale, was the con­trac­tor cho­sen by the Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion for the job. The new cul­vert is …

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Remains Found In Steuben County

Indi­ana Con­ser­va­tion Offi­cers, along with offi­cers from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment and the Steuben County Coro­ner are inves­ti­gat­ing human skele­tal remains found at Hamil­ton Lake in Steuben County. A per­son walk­ing near the lake dis­cov­ered the remains Sat­ur­day evening near the shore­line. On Sun­day, scuba divers from the Indi­ana Con­ser­va­tion Offi­cers, and the Steuben …

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Gas Prices

With sum­mer wind­ing down, gas prices have dropped in recent weeks. The web site www.gasbuddy.com says the aver­age price for gas in Ohio is $3.37. Prices in Stryker are as low as $3.28 a gal­lon. In Auburn, $3.33. In Bryan, the aver­age price of a gal­lon of reg­u­lar is hold­ing about steady this week at …

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