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Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio housing almost 600 inmates

Jim Dennis, executive director at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, said Wednesday’s population stood at 597 or 94 percent, a record high for 2017. He said the population stood at 526 in February and climbed to 587 in March. During the meeting, Mr. Dennis said CCNO needs to diversify …

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Paulding Exempted Village Board of Education hires new principal

The Paulding Exempted Village Board of Education hired a new principal at Paulding Elementary School for the 2017-18 school year. The board approved a two-year contract with Greg Puthoff as Paulding Elementary School principal, effective Aug. 2. Puthoff replaces Stephanie Tear, with whom the district came to a settlement agreement, …

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$1 million bond set for murder suspect

A Fulton County grand jury indicted the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and kidnapping their infant son Tuesday on more than 20 counts. James Ramey is accused of shooting Mandi Mangas before kidnapping their son and Mangas’s mother. It all began on March 14, where the kidnapping spawned an …

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Gary W. Bruce, 61

Gary W. Bruce, age 61, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 6:19 P.M. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was a patient. Mr. Bruce was truck driver and had driven for Allied Special Products Division, Maxcy Trucking, Rido Trucking and Evans …

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City of Bryan officials cracking down on property appearances

With spring and summer conditions arriving, City of Bryan officials are asking residents to keep their properties presentable and in line with local law. City Planning and Zoning Department Director Andrew Waterston said at Monday’s regular Bryan City Council meeting that the city has received some complaints about election or …

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41st Annual Quilt Show at Sauder Village scheduled for May 2 – 7

The 41st Annual Quilt Show at Sauder Village is again expected to draw quilters from across the country to Sauder Village from May 2-7. This annual event is a celebration of this traditional craft featuring hundreds of quilts, a new vendor market, special exhibits, and workshops. For six days starting …

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Bryan City Schools’ Shaffer Field will get a facelift this summer

Bryan City Schools’ Shaffer Field will get a facelift this summer. The Bryan Times reports the board of education on Monday approved advertising for bids for a project that will bring the field’s terraced north seating section into Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance after a court order was issued. Superintendent …

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Gary Joseph Van Wert, 68

Gary Joseph Van Wert, 68 years, of Defiance, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Heartland of Waterville, where he had been recovering from an injury. Gary was born September 9, 1948 in Bay City, Michigan, the son of the late Norbert and Gwen (Pfundt) Van Wert. He was a …

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