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Anita I. Phillips, 92

Anita I. Phillips, age 92, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 1:12 P.M. on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Bryan, where she was a patient. Mrs. Phillips was a graduate of Nancy High School in Nancy, Kentucky. A devoted …

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McCann Files…Alone

This year’s Defiance’s mayoral race won’t have a primary as Republican incumbent, Mike McCann was the only one to meet this week’s filing deadline. The only issue filed in Defiance County was for the Hicksville Exempted Village School District, where voters will be asked to approve an additional 0.75-percent, five-year …

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Coming Up In The May Ballot

In Williams County, a pair of issues will go before voters in the May ballot, one concerning Millcreek West Unity Local Schools and the other the Village of Montpelier. The schools’ 3.3-mill, 5-year substitute levy has been certified by the Williams County Board of Elections. If passed, the levy would …

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Wesley Contract Voted On

Liberty Center education officials vote 5-0 to begin the process of terminating the contract of Emily Wesley, a music teacher…who back in December was arrested for assaulting her husband…she was later convicted, fined and put on probation for the incident. Officials say Wesley can appeal the decision.

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Chalk One Up For AOP

It looks like a win for proponents of pumping water from the aquifer and selling it to communities outside the footprint. The Ohio EPA has preliminarily approved a proposed well near Fayette by Artesian of Pioneer. It’s just one well site, located along County Road S, northwest of Fayette. The …

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Duo Wanted For Drugs

Williams County deputies want a pair for a list of felony drug offenses. Gary Wheeler and Jennipher Fisher were indicted on Jan. 15 by a county grand jury…a warrant for their arrest is now issued. Both are charged with a list of heroin related offenses. Officers ask if you know …

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‘Bye MLE

It’s just a shame when this happens. An area newspaper we like very much is going away. Officials say Montpelier’s, The Leader Enterprise newspaper, with a publishing history dating back 120 years, will end its run with its Feb. 27 issue, Lack of subscriptions and advertising for the weekly newspaper, …

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Levy Meet Set

The Hicksville Exempted Village Board of Education says they will be holding a school levy meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday in the school commons.

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Crews Working To Get Water Back On

They say it’s a mess…Flooding at a nursing home in Swanton shuts down Airport Highway. Officials tell reporters it happened after a water sprinkler broke overnight at the Swanton Valley Center. The parking lot of the nursing home was underwater. Swanton Fire used their truck to help pump the water …

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Major Arrest Made

Police in Fort Wayne raid a hotel room and take in the suspect in a Kendallville shooting. After failing to talk Kyle Gibson out over a loudspeaker at the Magnuson Hotel…officers use a flash bang device on the room…Gibson comes out with a woman…it’s Alexis Jordan, also wanted in the …

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