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Pair Brought In After Warrant Search

A Williams County man and woman are brought in on drug charges. Officers arrived at a County Road 13 address in West Unity with a warrant. A search of the residence nets roughly 10 grams of methamphetamine and a handgun, among other things. Trevor Zimmer and Manessa Gamble were taken …

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Welch Gets 50 Days

The former treasurer of the Archbold Athletic Boosters will serve jail time and community control. Matthew Welch admitted to stealing $18,015 from the organization between June 1, 2015, and Jan. 5, 2018. Welch gets 50 days in Stryker and five years community control.

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Bowersox Fires Back

Ryan Bowersox is back in the news. The former Deshler police chief, accused of drug and abuse of office charges, has filed motions to suppress evidence and statements in Henry County. Bowersox pled not guilty to drug possession and unauthorized use of the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway. In the motions …

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Deadly Crash On 30

One man is dead after a crash in Van Wert County. Officials say Clarence Radabaugh, 62, of Cloverdale pulled out in front of a semi truck, heading westbound on Highway 30. The semi pushed the truck down the road and through the median. Radabaugh’s car overturned as the semi and …

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Betty J. Durbin, 67

Betty J. Durbin, age 67, of Dayton, Ohio; formerly of Delta, Ohio; passed away Tuesday evening, July 24, 2018, at Hospice of Dayton. Services are pending at this time.

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Flags Galore

Dozens of red, white and blue flags have been donated to the Williams County Fair Board for its flag challenge. Former Williams County Fair Board Director, Chuck Wallace made the donation. The board had originally set a goal of receiving 250 flags from the public, which it would then match …

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Williams County Gets Funding Help For Loves

The effort to bring a job-creating new business to the Ohio Turnpike in Williams County got a financial boost. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced Williams County has received an anticipated $500,000 Community Development Block Grant award through the Economic Development Loan Program for the planned Love’s Travel Stops and …

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Caldwell Arrest For Inappropriate Relationship

Multiple charges are filed against a Coldwater man for his online relationship with a 15 year old girl. Coldwater detectives say they arrested 21 year old Tyler Caldwell following an investigation. The girl’s mother found out about the relationship between her daughter and Caldwell in April. At that time she …

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Thacker Killed While Stopping Robbery

A former Napoleon man, who was a Marine Corps veteran, dies while trying to thwart a robbery attempt at a store on Toledo’s south side. Tom Thacker, 53, of Maumee, was a customer in a Dollar General store on Heatherdowns Boulevard when Dale Slocum entered and attempted to rob the …

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Ruth P. Merrifield, 78

Ruth P. Merrifield, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 4:55 P.M. on Monday, July 23, 2018, in her home, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Merrifield was a 1959 graduate of Springfield High School in Holland, Ohio, and had been employed by Spangler Candy Company as a candy cane …

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