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Gibson CCNO Employee Of The Year

An employee, who helped a choking inmate, received a citation at this week’s Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio board meeting. Corrections Officer, Jesse Gibson was named CCNO Employee of the Year for 2017. Gibson saw an inmate who could not speak and was gesturing as if he was choking. Officer …

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CCNO Funding Moves

In Stryker, board members voted to place 2017 unused funds, totaling $258,549, into the CCNO reserve account. Members were informed the account balance stood at $392,000. State auditors recommended a reserve account of $800,000 to $1 million in the event of unexpected emergencies for the prison.

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School Safety Meeting Set For Bryan

Bryan City Schools and Bryan Police will host a public school safety forum on March 13 at 7 p.m. in the district’s middle and high school commons area. The forum is intended to inform the public about what safety measures are in place in the district. Over the past few …

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Library Burglar Faces Charges

Katelynn Jones of Wauseon is indicted by a grand jury and charged with felony breaking and entering at the Bryan Branch of the Williams County Public Library. Prosecutors say it happened after hours between July 16-17 of last year. She was also charged with credit card theft and drug possession.

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Charlene R. Sostoi, 96

Charlene R. Sostoi, 96, a lifelong resident of Montpelier, passed away Tuesday morning February 27, 2018 in her home. She was born on August 7, 1921 in Montpelier to Martin and Gertrude (Hoover) Wisman. Charlene graduated from Montpelier High School in 1939. Charlene worked as the school secretary for Superior …

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Mona G. Ewalt, 72

Mona G. Ewalt, 72 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 in her home. Mona was born July 3, 1945 in Risner, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Newton and Sina (Ousley) Davis. She married Charles G. “Gary” Ewalt on October 9, 1999 in Montpelier, Ohio, and he …

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Relay For Life Is Coming

Kickoff for the 2018 Relay for Life of Defiance County has a new date and location after the Feb. 11 date was cancelled due to an ice storm. The event will be held this Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Maumee room at ProMedica Defiance Hospital. The actual relay is …

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NC Student Suspended For Threats

North Central Local School District officials told reporters a 14 year old boy is suspended from class. Officials say he made threatening comments concerning guns at school. They stressed that at no time was anyone at the school in danger.

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Student Told To Leave

Millcreek-West Unity school board members vote unanimously to expel a student who they say made a threat against the school. The student was present at the meeting with lawyers and family.

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Funny Money In Paulding

Fake money is found in Paulding. Officers say an area business has turned in two counterfeit bills, a $100 and a $20. Other storefronts have been warned about the bills. If you know anything about this, give Paulding Police a call.

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