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SPEEDING WOMAN SOUGHT

Troop­ers are still look­ing for the dri­ver of a vehi­cle who led offi­cers on a high speed pur­suit through Defi­ance and Henry coun­ties Thurs­day morn­ing. They say a white female with dark brown or black hair and wear­ing a pink zip up hoodie and shorts, dri­ving a 2005 Chevy Trail­blazer …

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Milo Renz, 85

Milo L. Renz, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in his residence with his family at his side. He was under the care of Community Health Professionals Hospice.  Milo was born March 6, 1928, in Sherwood, Ohio, the son of the late Perry O. and Gertrude H. …

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ELEVATOR CON-MAN SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TIME

A for­mer Arch­bold Ele­va­tor offi­cial has been sen­tenced in Ful­ton County Court to 34 months in prison for his role in the busi­ness’ 2011 defraud­ing case. 55 year old William Fricke of Wauseon, was found guilty in August of grand theft, delayed price agree­ment, mis­ap­pli­ca­tion of cor­po­rate assets and four …

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NEWS FROM CCNO

The Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio received high praise dur­ing recent inspec­tions. The Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio met Wednes­day, when they approved a 2014 oper­at­ing bud­get as well as enhance­ments to the facil­ity. CCNO recently had a state jail inspec­tion, in which the inspec­tor inter­acted with both staff and …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police say they picked up a man on a domes­tic vio­lence charge. 41 year old William Asbury of Oak­wook Avenue in Bryan was arrested and charged with Domes­tic Vio­lence on Wednes­day just before 6pm. Asbury was locked up in CCNO. Bryan Police also report an injury Crash on E. …

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LUCKY LOTTERY WINNER X 2!!

You gotta play to win as they say… Defi­ance res­i­dent Dwight Bowen has, for the sec­ond time within four years, won the $200 mil­lion Extreme Cash game prize of $50,000 a year for 20 years, or $1 mil­lion. The 65 year old Bowen,had a win­ning ticket in the Ohio Lottery’s …

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Doris Teegardin, 84

Doris M. Teegardin, 84 years, of Angola, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Lakeland Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Angola.  Doris was born March 9, 1929 in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of the late Virgil M. and Vada M. (Berline) Seeman.  She married Ronald D. Teegardin on August 22, 1948 in …

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CHALK AT CENTER OF SUIT IN DEFIANCE

Legal mat­ters dom­i­nated the Defi­ance City Coun­cil meet­ing Tues­day night, includ­ing an Amer­i­can Civil Lib­er­ties Union (ACLU) law­suit filed against the city Tues­day in fed­eral court in Toledo. Coun­cil learned that City Hall will be reim­bursed for funds spent defend­ing two health­care law­suits and dis­cussed a deci­sion made last week …

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PAULDING EMA PLANS

Enhanced county-wide par­tic­i­pa­tion dur­ing emer­gency exer­cises was the main topic of dis­cus­sion dur­ing the orga­ni­za­tional meet­ing of the new Pauld­ing County Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency (EMA) advi­sory coun­cil. The meet­ing was held Mon­day at the OSU Exten­sion build­ing, with the pur­pose of orga­niz­ing the advi­sory coun­cil. The coun­cil is to advise …

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DEFIANCE BRIDGE IN NEED OF REPLACEMENT

Accord­ing to state offi­cials, the Clin­ton Street Bridge in Defi­ance is ten­ta­tively sched­uled for replace­ment within the next six years, though Ohio offi­cials say it remains safe for travel in the mean­time. The state has been keep­ing an eye on the bridge’s box beams for sev­eral years, accord­ing to the …

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