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Parking Bans In Downtown Defiance

Watch where you park in Defi­ance… The snow emer­gency plan is in effect in the city of Defi­ance today in order to make it eas­ier for crews to clean out the snow from the streets. Park­ing is pro­hib­ited on many down­town streets dur­ing spe­cific hours. Be sure you pay atten­tion …

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Auburn Police Seeking Thief

Auburn police say they are still look­ing for a woman they say was respon­si­ble for steal­ing $900 worth of mer­chan­dise from the Auburn Wal-Mart store last Sat­ur­day after­noon. The woman was seen leav­ing the store park­ing lot in a red pas­sen­ger car. If you know who this woman is call …

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Wilma Osborn, 99

Wilma L. Osborn, 99, of Montpelier passed away early Wednesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on April 27, 1914 in Superior Township to Elwood and Bertha (Hillard) Anspaugh.  Wilma graduated from Edon High School in 1932.  She married Willis “Bill” Osborn in June 1937, and he preceded …

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Frank Fauver, 91

Frank Fauver, age 91, of Wauseon passed away Wednesday February 5, 2014 at St. Luke Hospital in Maumee. Among his survivors is his wife, Lois. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Meth In Auburn

Auburn police found some items com­monly asso­ci­ated with meth use in a plas­tic bag in a park­ing lot on Tues­day. Auburn Police say a plas­tic garbage bag with Cole­man Fuel, cof­fee fil­ters, stripped lithium bat­ter­ies, plas­tic tub­ing, small bags con­tain­ing white residue, and used syringes with blood residue, was found …

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Ohio Has A Big Heroin Problem, Says Attorney General

The State Attor­ney Gen­eral made a visit to the area right before the big storm on Tues­day. Mike DeWine met with pub­lic offi­cials to dis­cuss a vari­ety of issues. DeWine’s first stop was at the Defi­ance County Sheriff’s Office. He then later met with law enforce­ment offi­cials in Pauld­ing, then …

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Much Schedule Shuffling Due To Storm

Due to the weather con­di­tions, Defi­ance Pub­lic Library and Sher­wood Branch Library will open at noon today. “Read, Rhyme and Romp” and “Sto­ry­time” at Defi­ance Pub­lic Library are can­celled for today. Most area fil­ing dead­lines for the May 6 pri­mary have been pushed back at least one day. The dead­line …

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County Sales Tax Report

Sales tax receipts rose in five of six area coun­ties in 2013 com­pared to 2012. Williams County, along with Defi­ance, Henry, Pauld­ing, and Put­nam coun­ties all saw an increase, although most were slight. Defi­ance County had the most with a 5.2 per­cent increase. Only one local county, Ful­ton, reported a …

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Turnpike Crash

Crews were called out on a report of a crash in the west­bound lanes of the Ohio Turn­pike near the 8.2 mile marker in Williams County on Wednes­day after­noon. The Ohio High­way Patrol said some lanes were closed while tow trucks and crews worked to clear the wreck­age at about …

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Nadine Coy, 93

E. Nadine Coy, age 93, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Bryan. Nadine retired after many years of service at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville as an LPN. Over the years, her memberships included the Hicksville First Church of Christ, First …

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