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SHERIFF ISSUES WARNING

Steven Towns, Sher­iff of Williams County, says again and again the Williams County Sheriff’s Office receives calls report­ing that some­one has either been a vic­tim of, or has been tar­geted by, scam­mers. The Sher­iff says scams come in all forms and use many dif­fer­ent meth­ods to con­tact you. If you …

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WILLIAMS STOLEN PROPERTY ARRESTS

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office got infor­ma­tion about some pos­si­ble stolen prop­erty near where two bur­glar­ies occurred in Pulaski Town­ship. Sheriff’s deputies, while inves­ti­gat­ing, dis­cov­ered that a man liv­ing where the stolen items were found, Tommy Yates, was on pro­ba­tion through the Williams County Adult Probation/Parole Office. Because Yates is …

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OPERATION BLUE LIGHT RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The Ohio State High­way Patrol, in con­junc­tion with the Indi­ana State Police say they plan to release results today from the nearly three-month enforce­ment effort dubbed “Oper­a­tion Blue Light” Oper­a­tion Blue Light focused on Inter­state 70 from the West Virginia/Ohio state line to the Indiana/Illinois state line. The effort ran …

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BRYAN MAN SENTENCED IN STALKING AND EXPLOSIVES CASE

A Bryan man was sen­tenced Wednes­day to five years of com­mu­nity con­trol for plant­ing home­made bombs at the home of a Van Wert woman a year ago. Ronald McBride was accused of blow­ing up some­thing and start­ing fires on the front yard of the woman’s home on Zook Road last …

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SCHOOL PLANS REVEALED

Bryan school dis­trict res­i­dents on Wednes­day got to see architect’s ren­der­ings which show the pro­posed grade 6–12 school’s place­ment north of Foun­tain Grove Drive, and illus­trate the approx­i­mate size and design of the struc­ture. Also shown in the plans unveiled yes­ter­day, are the park­ing lots and the traf­fic flow, which …

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Amber Alpaugh-Davis, 38

Amber J. Alpaugh-Davis, 38 of Montpelier passed away Tuesday morning at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio after an extended illness.  She was born on August 21, 1975 in Hicksville, Ohio to Jeff A. and Jeanine (Springer) Alpaugh and they survive in Montpelier. Amber graduated from Montpelier High School in …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police say on Tues­day after­noon around 5:43, they arrested 23 year old Joshua E. Yates of Bryan on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear for sen­tenc­ing. Yates was taken to CCNO. On Sat­ur­day around 6:40 PM, Wendy J. Jones of Bryan, was picked …

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EDGERTON BUSINESS UPSETS MANY

Some Edger­ton res­i­dents expressed con­cern Tues­day to Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil about a new busi­ness in town. That busi­ness, accord­ing to The Bryan Times, is Bizarro… a place that sells pot­pourri, a syn­thetic ver­sion of mar­i­juana. Even though vil­lage lead­ers aren’t thrilled with the new shop, they say that what is …

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BRYAN LIGHTS TO COST MORE THAN PROJECTED

The Bryan Board of Pub­lic Affairs on Tues­day, reluc­tantly approved a cost­lier pur­chase of new street­light poles than what was orig­i­nally expected. In July, the board autho­rized pur­chase of new, more mod­ern poles to replace the old poles on a por­tion of South Main Street at a cost of $748 …

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OHIO TEXTING AND DRIVING RECORDS RELEASED

A new tex­ting while dri­ving law took effect in Ohio about a year ago, but so far, it hasn’t had a very big impact across the Buck­eye state. Traf­fic cita­tion sta­tis­tics show there hasn’t been a big upswing in tick­ets for Ohio dri­vers who insist on tex­ting while dri­ving. The …

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