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Bryan PD Make Drugs, OVI Arrests Over The Weekend

A drug bust in Bryan on Fri­day night. Bryan Police nabbed 18 year old Ali­cia Luke of Edger­ton, charg­ing her with Pos­ses­sion of Mar­i­juana and Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­nala. Luke was processed and then released. She’ll be back in court at a future time to face those charges. Also on Fri­day night, Bryan Police arrested …

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Fatal Crash In Defiance County

A crash Fri­day night that took the life of a Hicksville man remains under inves­ti­ga­tion today. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 41 year old James Cum­mings was pro­nounced dead fol­low­ing the two-vehicle crash in Hicksville Town­ship, Defi­ance County. It hap­pened around 9:20p.m. on Ohio 2, one half mile east of Casebeer-Miller road, near Hicksville. Police …

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Food Pantries Need Your Help

Some area food pantries have enough food. Oth­ers how­ever, need more… some a lot more. In Defi­ance County, most food pantries report so far so good, but some in Defi­ance say a rise in the num­ber of clients brings with it a great need for more dona­tions. At the Catholic Comm-unity Food Pantry at St. …

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NSCC Foundation Awards Pending

Each day, count­less peo­ple make a pos­i­tive impact on north­west Ohio, and the North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege Foun­da­tion is offer­ing an oppor­tu­nity to rec­og­nize and cel­e­brate those who have. The NSCC Foun­da­tion is accept­ing nom­i­na­tions for the 2014 Mak­ing a Dif­fer­ence Award in the cat­e­gories of indi­vid­ual, busi­ness and orga­ni­za­tion. The 2014 Mak­ing a Dif­fer­ence …

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Port Authority Agreement Cancelled

Com­mis­sion­ers from four local coun­ties — Defi­ance, Ful­ton, Henry and Pauld­ing — have decided to can­cel their coop­er­a­tive agree­ment with the Regional Port Author­ity of North­west Ohio. The local entity was cre­ated in 2008 by com­mis­sion­ers from all those coun­ties as a way to lever­age fund­ing for eco­nomic devel­op­ment projects. Port author­i­ties have the abil­ity …

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Burn Benefit Scheduled

A freewill pan­cake and sausage break­fast will be held tomor­row morn­ing from 7–11 at the Farmer Amer­i­can Legion Hall to ben­e­fit the fam­ily of Alexan­der Tressler, the 10-year-old son of Shana Tressler of Defi­ance County, who was severely injured in a fire on Oct. 8th. The lit­tle boy received third-degree burns to about 30 per­cent …

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