National News

CCNO Concerned About Possible Pull-Away

Offi­cials will look into the finan­cial impact if one or more juris­dic­tions pull away from the Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio regional jail although one Lucas County com­mis­sioner repeat­edly said no final deci­sions have been made. Accord­ing to a press release from CCNO, dur­ing a spe­cial hour-long meet­ing of the Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio …

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HIghway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash

Troop­ers with the Ohio High­way Patrol are inves­ti­gat­ing a fatal crash that occurred Mon­day morn­ing around 8 on US-224 in Van Wert County. A vehi­cle dri­ven by 18 year old Matthew Niemeyer was west­bound on U.S. 224 when he missed a curve, ran off the road, and then hit a ditch and util­ity pole. Niemeyer …

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Drive Underway To Pay For Library Roof

The Williams County Pub­lic Library in Bryan has a leaky roof. Fol­low­ing last win­ter, the library suf­fered numer­ous roof leaks in the Main Library build­ing and the Local His­tory Cen­ter, one of which caused a small fire in the ceil­ing that forced the library to close for a day. How­ever, due to state fund­ing cuts, …

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NCC Meeting Today

A spe­cial meet­ing of the North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege Board of Trustees will be held today at noon in the McDougle Cen­ter. The board will go into exec­u­tive ses­sion to con­sider the dis­missal of pub­lic employ­ees and to review col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing strate­gies. Accord­ing to a news release from the col­lege, action may be taken fol­low­ing …

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Fulton County Dog Law Eyed

Some folks in Ful­ton County are express­ing their dis­plea­sure with a county pol­icy man­dat­ing that pit bulls be euth­a­nized unless claimed by their right­ful own­ers. The ani­mal advo­cacy group Ful­ton County No Kill, together with the Ohio Coali­tion of Dog Advo­cates, now plans to fight for the repeal of a res­o­lu­tion pro­hibit­ing the adop­tion of …

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State Reports On Schools

The Ohio Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion school dis­trict report cards were issued last week, and lit­tle improve­ment was shown for Williams County schools. The Bryan Times today reports that of the seven schools in Williams County, six received a B and one only received a C, accord­ing to the state’s per­for­mance index.\ Stryker received a C …

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