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Another Opponent To The Aquifer Plan

Williams County health officials say the Artesian of Pioneer proposal to drill into the Aquifer and sell millions of gallons of water a day to communities outside the county is a public health issue. The County Board of Health unanimously passed a resolution, opposing the AOP plan. It questions “the …

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Weed Lab Okayed

Ohio has approved the first testing lab for medical marijuana in the state. The Ohio Department of Commerce on Thursday announced it has awarded the first Testing Lab Certificate of Operation to North Coast Testing Laboratories in Streetsboro.

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This Is For Sierah

Sierah Joughin remembered. Gov. Kasich approves and signs Ohio Senate Bill 231, or Sierah’s Law. It will allow for the creation of a database that can geographically locate violent offenders living in Ohio. While only law enforcement will have access to the information, the law does allow concerned citizens to …

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Blair Trial Starts

The trial of Tristen Blair, the Grover Hill man accused of the death of his 3-month-old son, is now underway. The child died in Oct. 2017. An autopsy showed evidence of blunt force trauma. The trial is expected to end on Friday.

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Economic Challenges In IN

Despite a promising new state revenue forecast, Indiana lawmakers will likely have less money to spend on child services and education than they’d hoped for when they start drafting the state’s next two-year budget in January. State fiscal analysts say state revenues will increase by $442.8 million in 2020 and …

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National Honor For Poulson

An area educator is awarded a national honor. John Poulson of Pettisville High School earns the National Association of Agricultural Educators Teacher Mentor Award. He received the honor during the association’s annual convention in Texas. Poulson is one of six teachers across the nation to receive the honor. The association …

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Mayville Buys DMP

An area business transaction. Mayville Engineering has bought out Defiance Metal Products through a private stock purchase. All jobs are to be retained at the Defiance facilities. As a result of the acquisition, DMP will become a member of the employee-owned MEC family.

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New Power Rates Get The OK

New electric rates are coming. The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approves a scheduled change. Officials say although it will increase the monthly residential customer charge from $8.25 to $10.25, the kilowatt hour charge will decrease from 9.98 cents to 9.83 cents. And the power supply cost adjustment, currently at …

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Delta Man Sentenced On Drug Charges

An area man goes to jail on drug charges. Keith McCullough of Delta previously pled guilty to possession of cocaine and marijuana. Judge, Jeffrey Robinson sentenced McCullough to 11 months in prison in each case, to be served concurrently. He was also ordered to pay any fees, court-appointed counsel fees, …

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Tressler Case Update

Here’s the latest on the Scotty Tressler trial. Tressler, accused of various sex-related crimes, waived his right to a speedy trial during a pretrial hearing in Williams County. He has been indicted for kidnapping, sex charges and rape. Each charge has a specification that Tressler is alleged to be a …

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