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PC 911 Problems

Paulding County officials say they are working to fix issues with 911 calls from Verizon and Sprint Phones. Callers can hear the dispatcher but the dispatcher cannot hear the callers. If you do need to call for an emergency you can call Paulding County’s non-emergency line at 419-399-37-91.

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Weed Law Changes In Napoleon

A planning commission recommendation to prohibit the growing and processing of medical marijuana in the city received city leaders’ unanimous support at the Napoleon City Council. The city’s current temporary moratorium on marijuana cultivation was set to expire this month, but was renewed by council vote in August. Council then …

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Accident In Auburn

Crews respond to a crash in Auburn, involving an SUV that burst into flames after hitting a utility pole. The driver of another vehicle, heading south on CR 31, told police an SUV coming the other direction sideswiped her. The driver of the SUV then lost control and went off …

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Major Child Assault Charges For Bryan Couple

A couple from Bryan is indicted on more than a dozen charges, in connection to the abuse of a 17-month-old girl. Prosecutors presented the case to a Williams County grand jury. It returned superseding indictments against the child’s mother and her boyfriend. Alan Laney, 48, of Montpelier faces assault and …

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Can You Drive A Bus?

Bryan City Schools needs bus drivers. Currently the district has three new drivers, who are working on getting the necessary training and licenses to be able to drive a bus. Additionally, two more are waiting to begin the same process. District officials say there is a possibility that the bus …

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Come See CCNO

Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio officials will be hosting open house tours of the facility. The jail started in 1987 when Williams, Fulton, Henry, Defiance and Lucas counties formed their own Corrections Commission. One commissioner from each county serves on the board, along with each county’s sheriff.

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Main Street Project Update

Bryan city officials hire a firm to handle the Main Street resurfacing project, set for next year. City council unanimously approved DGL Consulting Engineers during the regular meeting. DGL, based in Maumee, was selected over Northwest Consultants, of Toledo, and Proudfoot Associates, of Perrysburg. The city has worked with DGL …

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Napoleon Robbery

Officers are called to the Napoleon Party Mart on S. Perry St., for a report of a male entering the store demanding money. Investigators say a white male was carrying a hatchet. Once he got the money, he fled the store on foot. The suspect is 5-6…120-125 pounds. Anyone with …

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Hold Up In Wauseon

Wauseon Police is investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K on Airport Highway. A lone male suspect entered the store wearing a brown hooded jacket with a bandanna covering his face…brandishing a crowbar. The suspect went behind the counter and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. He then confronted …

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Virginia A. Utley, 70

Virginia A. Utley, 70, of Montpelier passed away after a very short illness early Monday morning at Defiance Area Inpatient Hopsice. She was born on September 23, 1946 in Montpelier to William Jewell and Gertrude Bell (Lash) Utley. Virginia was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a former …

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