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Phillip Short, 61

Phillip D. Short, age 61, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday morning, July 26, 2013. Phillip was born on March 27, 1952, in Flannigan, Ill., the son of E. Dean and Phyllis (Fluckinger) Short. On June 30, 1973, he married Hazel “Cookie” Harriger, and she survives. …

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STATE POLICE ISSUE FIRST HALF OF YEAR REPORT

Through effec­tive traf­fic enforce­ment the Ohio State High­way Patrol is sig­nif­i­cantly impact­ing the crim­i­nal ele­ment on pub­lic road­ways and in com­mu­ni­ties. By troop­ers tak­ing extra time dur­ing each traf­fic stop, and pay­ing close atten­tion to pos­si­ble indi­ca­tors of crim­i­nal activ­ity — what started as a traf­fic stop can quickly esca­late …

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FESTIVAL OF FLAGS IN EDGERTON

The Edger­ton Fes­ti­val of Flags is being held this week­end at Miller Park with games, food, a parade and lots more. Events today include 3-on-3 bas­ket­ball at 5 p.m. and a cruise-in and children’s games at 6 p.m. A 5K run/walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. near Hicksville Bank. Reg­is­tra­tion …

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WEST UNITY VOTES FOR NEW TRUCK

West Unity Vil­lage Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously Thurs­day night to move for­ward towards the pur­chase of a used vac­tor truck. The 1994 truck will cost the vil­lage $105,000, and will be used for sewer clean­ing and leaf pickup. It replaces a 1980 model that has been in use for around 16 …

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REMEMBERING THE WOLFMAN

It’s been almost 40 years since a “wolf­man” was reported to be run­ning around loose in Defi­ance. Since then, the wolf­man or were­wolf of Defi­ance has got­ten a lot of atten­tion, which has now increased in the Inter­net age. A search of wolf­man and Defi­ance, Ohio, pulls up many pages. …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

A West Unity man was arrested Wednes­day by Bryan Police. 26 year old Daniel Gip­ple was picked up on a war­rant out of Bowl­ing Green Munic­i­pal Court. Gip­ple was also charged by Bryan Police for pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia and abuse of harm­ful intoxicants.

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NEW OFFERING FROM QUADCO

Quadco is now offer­ing some­thing brand new. “The Ride,” is now being offered to peo­ple not typ­i­cally served by Quadco. The new pro­gram offers trans­porta­tion to Williams County res­i­dents in need of… well, a ride. Here’s how it works. Peo­ple sim­ply call 888–982-1011 at least 24 hours in advance for …

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ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW AT FAIRGROUNDS

The Annual Antique Trac­tor Show will be held on the Williams County Fair­grounds this Fri­day, Sat­ur­day and Sun­day. This year marks the 23rd annual trac­tor show. There will be a parade start­ing at 5pm on Sat­ur­day. Also included in the line up this year is a chicken bar­be­cue Fri­day after­noon …

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WILLIAMS CRASH WITH INJURY

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office reports that one per­son was injured and taken by heli­copter to an area hos­pi­tal fol­low­ing a one-car crash Wednes­day after­noon around 4pm on Ohio 191 about a quar­ter mile south of Stryker. First respon­ders were called out to the acci­dent, includ­ing Stryker Fire Depart­ment, Williams …

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NAPOLEON APPROVES LEVY RESOLUTION

The Napoleon Area Board of Edu­ca­tion voted unan­i­mously on Wednes­day to approve the sec­ond of two required res­o­lu­tions to place a 2.9-mill, five-year prop­erty tax levy on the Nov. 5 bal­lot. The pro­posed levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 home an addi­tional $101 per year. It will be …

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