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Defiance man arraigned on multiple sexual assault charges

A Defiance man has been arraigned in Defiance County Common Pleas Court on three sexual abuse charges. 20 year old Timothy Moore of Douglas St., pleaded not guilty to rape; sexual battery; and gross sexual imposition. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for June 28 and bond was set at $100,000 …

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Indiana Toll Road rates spike

More than a decade ago, the deal to privatize the Indiana Toll Road was struck Now it’s judgement day. Commuters who were shielded from rate increases during that decade began paying the going rate yesterday…an increase of 126 percent. The increase is just the first of what will likely be …

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Multi county garage sale planned for June 8 – 10

Garage sale junkies…listen up…a local couple has planned a 30-mile garage sale running along Ohio 424 from Waterville, in Lucas County, to Florida, on the western edge of Henry County. The event is set for June 8-10 and will include the towns of Florida, Napoleon, Liberty Center, Texas, Grand Rapids …

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James R. Powers, 77

James R. Powers, 77, of North Olmsted, Ohio died Monday, May 29, 2017 at St, John’s Hospital, Westlake, Ohio. He was born August 21,1939 in Monclova, Ohio to the late John P. and Floy (Double) Powers. He married Betty Jean Barnes on June 30,1962. James was a graduate of Anthony …

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Charles Ivan “Charlie” Potes, 84

Charles Ivan “Charlie” Potes, age 84, of Wauseon passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017 in his home. Prior to his retirement, he had worked for the S.E. Johnson Company as Superintendent. He had worked for them for 47 years. He had also worked for the former Lammons Garage in Wauseon. …

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G. Eloise (Weis) Smith, 83

G. Eloise (Weis) Smith, age 83, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, May 31, 2017, at Genesis Care Center in Bryan. She was a graduate of Pioneer High School, and she also graduated from nurses training with her Registered Nurse Degree from Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. …

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Rosemarie Karlstadt, 79

Rosemarie Karlstadt, 79 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in her daughter, Penny’s residence in Midway, Georgia. Rosemarie was born February 24, 1938 in Mark Center, Ohio, the daughter of the late Eugene and Marie (Bereininger) Thompson. She married Richard A. McClure on August 1, 1955 in …

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OSHP releases Memorial Day weekend traffic numbers

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 14 deaths on Ohio roadways over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend. In 2016, 15 fatalities occurred, and 16 occurred in 2015. One of this year’s fatalities was a motorcyclist, and seven were pedestrians. The four-day reporting period began Friday, May 26 and ran …

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Folks in Paulding County looking for a break in natural disasters

Folks in Paulding County are saying “enough already” and could use a break from natural disasters about now. In the last two weeks, the county has suffered from strong straight line winds and flooding in the Payne, Paulding and Oakwood areas. The Paulding County commissioners had initially declared a state …

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