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Injury Accident Near Defiance

Three people are hurt after a crash near Defiance. Officials say the drivers of both vehicles and a passenger were taken to hospitals in Defiance and Toledo. Witnesses told officers an SUV was westbound on Banner School Road…the driver failed to stop at the Ohio 66 signal. The vehicle struck …

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Barn Thieves Still Sought

Detectives in Fulton County are looking for the suspects who broke into a barn in Swanton, just off Ohio 64. They say the burglars killed a cow and stole the meat, valued at $1,000. Anyone with information is asked to call Fulton County Crime Stoppers.

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Car Chase Leads To Arrest

A Springfield, Mo., man is brought in by police after a high-speed pursuit through Defiance and Paulding counties. Michael St. Onge is charged with two felonies in the chase, plus his car was stolen. Officials say the chase begins on eastbound 24, when a state trooper tries to pull over …

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Area Woman Dies In Toll Road Crash

A Stryker woman dies behind the wheel. First responders were dispatched to the 115 mile marker on the Toll Road in LaGrange County. Both directions of the roadway were closed for a time as crews cleared the crash scene. Investigators say Marie Besancon was driving west when she went across …

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Robert Steven Hutchinson, 63

Robert Steven Hutchinson, age 63, of Bryan, passed away at 10:20 P.M. on Saturday, November 17, 2018, shorty after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness centers in Bryan. Mr. Hutchinson had been employed by Bard Manufacturing for many years retiring in 1994. He was a member of Bryan Masonic Lodge …

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Ann G. Huard, 91

Ann G. Huard, age 91, of Edon, Ohio, died at 8:15 P.M. on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Evergreen Healthcare Center in Montpelier, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Huard had been employed as a commercial camera operator for Moore Business Forms in Angola, Indiana, and retired in 1988 with …

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Garry D. Lillemon, 81

Garry D. Lillemon, 81 years, of West Unity, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, with his family at his bedside. Garry was born September 14, 1937 in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, the son of the late Herbert and Cyrilla (Erickson) Lillemeon. He was a 1955 graduate of …

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Bomb Threat Case Update

Two 16-year-old male Montpelier students find themselves in some trouble in connection to a threat made to Montpelier Schools back on Nov. 9. A threat found written on a bathroom stall, detailed a date, time and the use of a bomb. That threat led to the evacuation of the school. …

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Whaley Gets Five Years

Prosecutors tell the court a Montpelier man injected someone with fentanyl while the victim was asleep back in April…they win the case and that gets Travis Whaley five years in prison. He initially pled not guilty to a second-degree felony charge of assault on July 30 but changed his plea …

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Some Budget Shaving In Edon

There’s some belt tightening over in Edon. Officials there have released the preliminary 2019 budget for the Village…it calls for a decrease of around $27,000 from this year. There will be changes to that number as the budget goes through its annual scrutiny. The final budget will be set in …

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