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PIONEER TO BE FLUSHED

The vil­lage of Pio­neer will con­duct its hydrant flush­ing and pres­sure test­ing begin­ning Mon­day. Water hydrants will be flushed on the west side of State Street on Mon­day, those on the east side of State Street north of Lynn Street on Tues­day, and those on the south side of town, …

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CASTRO’S FATE IS SEALED

Ariel Cas­tro learned his fate in a Cleve­land court room yes­ter­day, but it was no sur­prise to most onlook­ers. The 53 year old for­mer school bus dri­ver was sen­tenced Thurs­day to life in prison plus 1,000 years. Michelle Knight, one of the three young women Cas­tro held cap­tive in his …

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BENEFIT PLANNED IN DEFIANCE

A motor­cy­cle poker run, hog roast and per­for­mances by six bands and musi­cians will be held on Sat­ur­day at the UAW hall in Defi­ance. Pro­ceeds from the event will ben­e­fit local musi­cian and record­ing artist, Tim Vargo of Defi­ance, and his fam­ily with med­ical bills while they are wait­ing for …

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Dick Schlueter, 76

Richard L. “Dick” Schlueter, age 76, of Quincy, Michigan and formerly of Pettisville, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in his home. Prior to his retirement he had owned and operated, along with his wife “Dee”, the former Dick and Dee’s Photography Studio in Pettisville for over …

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Matin Ross LaDuke, 74

Martin Ross LaDuke, age 74, of Edon, Ohio, and formerly of Winston Salem, North Carolina, died at 12:55 P.M. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Center, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Mr. LaDuke was a longtime sales representative to grocery stores for Schwan’s …

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Robert Lambert, 76

Robert William Lambert, age 76, of Ney, Ohio, passed away quickly in the woods, doing what he enjoyed, on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his residence. Robert retired from Johns Manville in 1999 after 43 years of service. He enjoyed farming, traveling, spending time with family and an occasional game …

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CHARGES DISMISSED AGAINST FORMER CANDIDATE

Dan Hughes may or may not have bro­ken the law dur­ing his 2012 cam­paign for Williams County Sher­iff, but it all is now irrelavent. Hughes was charged with a cam­paign vio­la­tion in Bryan Munic­i­pal Court a lit­tle more than a month before the Novem­ber 2012 gen­eral elec­tion. The case against …

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HIGH SPEED CHASE AND A MISSING WOMAN SUSPECT

The Ohio High­way Patrol reports that on Wednes­day after­noon, a trooper clocked a car at 69 miles per hour on US-127. When the trooper tried to stop the car, it turned into a dri­ve­way at a farm on Ohio 15 and a woman bolted from the passenger’s door. The trooper …

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EDON DAYS!

Edon Days kicks off tomor­row. It’s the annual sum­mer fes­ti­val in Edon and it will be held tomor­row, Sat­ur­day, and Sun­day. A cruise-in car show will be held tomor­row from 5 to 8 p.m. at Baker Park. At 6:30 p.m., the Lit­tle River Rail­road pas­sen­ger train leaves Edon Co-op for …

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TREE KILLS MAN IN DEFIANCE

A tree cut­ting acci­dent Wednes­day after­noon leaves one man dead. 77 year old Robert Lam­bert of Defi­ance County was killed just after 4 p.m. yes­ter­day while cut­ting a tree near his home. Lam­bert was found by his fam­ily and was declared dead at the scene by the Defi­ance County Coro­ner. …

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