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FIRE IN BRYAN

The Bryan Fire Depart­ment responded to a call for help at a house fire just after 3 o’clock Wednes­day after­noon. The fire was reported at a home at 221 N. Cherry St. in Bryan. No word on injuries or dam­age esti­mates. The inves­ti­ga­tion is con­tin­u­ing today.

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NAPOLEON MAN CHARGED WITH RAPE

A Napoleon man has been arrested in con­nec­tion with an inves­ti­ga­tion into sex­ual assaults on chil­dren. Napoleon Police say 57 year old Daniel Gon­za­les has been charged with one count of Rape, and two counts of Gross Sex­ual Impo­si­tion. The vic­tims are a 10 year old, an 11 year old, …

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QUADCO TO HOLD GROUP MEETINGS

Group meet­ings will soon be tak­ing place at Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter to deter­mine how to best incor­po­rate the ideals of the Good Life train­ing into its oper­a­tion. Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Bruce Abell told board mem­bers at the monthly board meet­ing on Tues­day that Pro­gram Coor­di­na­tor Shan­non Zellers had recently grad­u­ated from …

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CCNO IS BACK IN BUSINESS

Dis­as­ter averted! Jail doors at the Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio are now open again to all juris­dic­tions after being closed for two full days to Defi­ance County while five of the six juris­dic­tions have been asked to reduce their pop­u­la­tions which exceed 90 per­cent. he pop­u­la­tion peaked at 95.5 …

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TRACTOR ROLLOVER TAKES FARMER’S LIFE

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man died Tues­day after­noon in a trac­tor acci­dent. 63 year old farmer Dou­glas Mack was found by a fam­ily mem­ber as he was pinned under a trac­tor on a farm lane near his home. Williams County Sheriff’s offi­cers said, in a release …

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MAN BURNED IN HOUSE FIRE

A man had to be flown via Life Flight to St. Vin­cent Med­ical Cen­ter in Toledo fol­low­ing a house fire Tues­day after­noon. The Bryan Times reports that fire fight­ers were called out to a house fire at the home of Jerry Zim­mer­man on County Road 26–2 around 1:15 yes­ter­day after­noon. …

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LOCAL MAN SHOT IN CALIFORNIA

Word has been received that a man from Bryan has been shot in Cal­i­for­nia. 19 year old Lance Cor­po­ral Liam Phillips, a 2012 Bryan High School Grad­u­ate, was shot three times dur­ing an off-duty inci­dent at Marine Corps Air Sta­tion Mira­mar on Sun­day evening. Phillips sur­vived the shoot­ing and was …

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NEW SIRENS NOW IN SERVICE

Folks in Pulaski Town­ship are now a bit safer dur­ing severe weather. The Pulaski Town­ship Trustees announced Tues­day the addi­tion of two new tor­nado sirens to increase the severe weather warn­ing cov­er­age. The new sirens now bring to six the num­ber of sirens in the county. The Bryan Times reports …

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Fred Bigger, 83

Frederick “Fred” E. Bigger, 83, passed away Sunday night at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  He was born on January 22, 1930 in Blakeslee, Ohio to Benjamin and Mary Mabel (Ford) Bigger.  Fred married Kelly L. Miller on September 12, 1980 in Montpelier, and she survives. Fred proudly served his country …

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CCNO OVERLOAD

Jail doors were closed Sat­ur­day to Defi­ance County while pleas went out to area offi­cials as an over­crowd­ing emer­gency was declared at the Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio. The over­all pop­u­la­tion at CCNO peaked to 606 or 95.5 per­cent last Sat­ur­day. Defi­ance County was shut off as its pop­u­la­tion stood at 65 …

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