National News

Shooting In Defiance

A shoot­ing Tues­day after­noon in Defi­ance is under inves­ti­ga­tion by Defi­ance Police. Accord­ing to a press release issued last evening, offi­cers were called just before 4:30 yes­ter­day after­noon to 617 Bunn Drive where a man was found with a gun­shot wound to his chest. Police say both that man and a woman were taken to …

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Still No ID On Second Plane Crash Victim

Author­i­ties are still try­ing to fig­ure out who the other per­son was who was killed in a plane crash in Han­cock County last week­end. So far, the body that has been iden­ti­fied was that of Ralf Bron­nen­meier, CEO of Grob Sys­tems in Bluffton, who was pilot­ing the single-engine plane. The coroner’s office is still try­ing …

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Paulding Sheriff Says “No” To Levy

Pauld­ing County Sher­iff Jason Lan­ders issued a press release Tues­day morn­ing, in which he said that he has decided not to place an oper­at­ing levy on the Novem­ber bal­lot for the pur­pose of reopen­ing the Pauld­ing County Jail. The sher­iff said his deci­sion came from the fact that over the past sev­eral weeks, he has …

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Bryan Couple Hit With Drug Charges

A man and woman from Bryan are charged in Napoleon Munic­i­pal Court with second-degree felony drug charges. The Ohio State High­way Patrol on Sat­ur­day, arrested 29 year old Saman­tha Huff and 28 year old Joshua Den­ni­son in Henry County, and charged them with assem­bly of chem­i­cals to man­u­fac­ture metham­phet­a­mine. Den­ni­son appeared Mon­day by video in …

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Plane Crash Victim Identified

It’s now been learned that one of the two peo­ple killed in a week­end plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pany. Ralf Bron­nen­meier was the CEO of Grob Sys­tems in Bluffton. He was at the con­trols of the single-engine plane that crashed early Sun­day morn­ing just north­east of Find­lay. A female pas­sen­ger …

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New Chief In Bryan

Bryan City Coun­cil met in spe­cial ses­sion Mon­day and approved the pro­mo­tion of Michael Willis to be the next chief of police in Bryan. Willis will fill the shoes of out­go­ing chief Jeff Arnold, who is step­ping down and retir­ing effec­tive Sept. 14. Mayor Doug John­son told the Bryan Times that four can­di­dates applied for …

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