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ALL TO BE VACCINATED IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Health Depart­ment is plan­ning to con­duct its mass flu vac­ci­na­tion. The goal is to immu­nize all of Defi­ance County within 24 hours. The flu vac­ci­na­tion will be held Thurs­day at the Defi­ance High School from 4:30–6:30 p.m. The health depart­ment encour­ages the com­mu­nity to view its web­site …

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NAPOLEON TRASH

The annual fall curb­side pickup in the city of Napoleon is now being held. Napoleon res­i­dents should have mate­ri­als at the curb by 7am, on their day of pickup if they want them to dis­ap­pear. Mate­ri­als should be kept dry, and no con­tain­ers larger than 30 gal­lons or 50 pounds …

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Donna Mae Leininger, 82

Donna Mae Leininger, age 82, of Wauseon passed away unexpectedly Saturday September 28, 2013 in her home. Prior to her retirement she had been a lifelong Homemaker. Mrs. Leininger was born on October 7, 1930 in Napoleon, Ohio the daughter of the late William and the late Frances (Dietrich) Betson. …

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Deloris Baker, 87

Deloris A. Baker, 87, of Montpelier, passed away Saturday at her son’s home in Alvordton.  She was born on January 21, 1926 in Pioneer, Ohio to Clarence E. and Lelia (Richardson) Lanius.  Deloris attended the Hay Jay School and graduated from Pioneer High School in 1944.  She was a William’s County resident her …

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Hattie Hulbert, 89

Hattie Hulbert, age 89, of rural Hamilton, Indiana, died at 4:20 P.M. on Thursday, September 26, 2013, from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Hamilton. Mrs. Hulbert was formerly employed by Plas-Tec in Edon, Ohio, and retired from Textron in Angola, Indiana. During World War II, she was like …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police say 40 year old Joellen Pesse­fall of Bryan was arrested on Fri­day on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. She was taken to court, processed, and then released. Also on Fri­day, 38 year old Shan­non Hugg of Bryan was picked up on four out­stand­ing bench war­rants …

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DOG RESCUED

The Bryan Times this morn­ing is report­ing a story about a dog res­cue over the week­end. Dixie, an 11-year-old Lab-shepherd mix, along with another dog, ended up at the Rails to Trails foot­bridge that crosses Beaver Creek. Dixie appar­ently wan­dered, fell, or was knocked down the embank­ment and became trapped …

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FRIDAY NIGHT ACCIDENT INJURES ONE

The Defi­ance State High­way Patrol Post is inves­ti­gat­ing a crash that occurred on Plat­ter Creek road, south of Jeri­cho road, in Defi­ance County. The crash occurred around 12:05 am Fri­day morn­ing. The dri­ver, 344 year old Jason Edds of Cecil, Ohio, was first taken by ambu­lance to the Defi­ance Regional …

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SPEED LIMITS UP

Begin­ning Sun­day, dri­vers could legally drive 70 mph on the new U.S. 24 from Water­ville to just west of Napoleon. The new speed lim­its, effec­tive yes­ter­day, come fol­low­ing an over­haul of state high­way speed lim­its. The new speed limit applies to both cars and trucks, but in some cases the …

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RIBFEST A BIG SUCCESS

If you like ribs, then hope­fully you didn’t miss this past weekend’s Rib Fest in Defi­ance. Down­town Defi­ance was the place to be for rib-lovers dur­ing the city’s fifth annual rib fest on Sat­ur­day. Saturday’s fes­ti­val was spon­sored by The State Bank and Gen­eral Motors, and fea­tured local food ven­dors …

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