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PIG RECOVERING

Williams County Humane Soci­ety Offi­cers responded to an unusual call Mon­day morn­ing. A report came in that a pig fell out of a semi-trailer. The 450-pound sow was found near Mont­pe­lier. The Bryan Times reports that the pig wasn’t tagged, but it did have ear notches. A per­son who wit­nessed …

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BRYAN OFFICER COMMENDED

On Mon­day, Bryan Police Chief Jeff Arnold told mem­bers of Bryan City Coun­cil that Bryan Patrol­man Corey Bush and a bus dri­ver for the Toledo Area Regional Tran­sit Author­ity, along with three bus pas­sen­gers, saved the lives of a woman who report­edly attempted sui­cide and an uncon­scious man. The Bryan …

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NEWS FROM EDGERTON

Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day accepted a new vil­lage employee. The pro­ba­tion­ary period for Vil­lage Admin­is­tra­tor Kevin Brooks is over and coun­cil voted to place Brooks on per­ma­nent sta­tus. In other news, The Bryan Times reports that the offi­cial move-in date into the new Edger­ton vil­lage hall will be April …

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DEFIANCE MAN CHARGED WITH RAPE

A man from Defi­ance has been charged with rap­ing an under­age girl in Put­nam County. 18 year old Don­ald Schulte faces a first-degree felony charge for allegedly com­mit­ting the act back in Decem­ber in Ottawa with a girl about 15 years old. The indict­ments were recently handed up by a …

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BRYAN PD LISTS ARRESTS

Bryan Police report a few arrests over the week­end. Early Sun­day morning,at 1:47 AM, 34 year old Jef­fery McNa­mara of Bryan, was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to file city taxes. He was taken to CCNO. At 2:36 AM Sun­day, 28 year old …

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TOURISM SHOWS RISE STATEWIDE AND LOCALLY

Accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Development’s fis­cal year 2012 report, Ohio’s tourism grew to $40 bil­lion in sales in 2012. The trend holds true in North­west Ohio as well. Local tourism is up, and thou­sands vis­ited our area in 2012. Reports from the Defi­ance income tax office indi­cate there …

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GOV SAYS HE WILL SIGN TRANSPORTATION BILL

Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) plans to sign a trans­porta­tion bill that boosts Ohio’s speed limit to 70 mph on rural inter­state high­ways. The gov­er­nor is slated to ink the bill dur­ing an event Mon­day in War­rensville Heights, near Cleve­land. He’s also expected to high­light the leg­is­la­tion at a later stop …

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OHIO CHURCH SHOOTING

Police in north­east Ohio are inves­ti­gat­ing a shoot­ing out­side a church that left one man dead after an Easter ser­vice. A mem­ber of the Hiawatha Church of God in Christ said the man was shot soon after Easter ser­vices ended, around 1:15 p.m. Sun­day. Media reports iden­ti­fied the vic­tim as …

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OHIO UNIVERSITY APPLICATIONS ON THE RISE

Appli­ca­tions for admis­sion to Ohio Uni­ver­sity have topped 20,000 for the first time in the school’s 209-year his­tory. Fresh­man appli­ca­tions for the main cam­pus are report­edly run­ning more than 3,000 ahead of last year’s pace, and some 7,000 ahead of 2011. School offi­cials there say the growth comes from increases …

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John Lundy, 91

John Orrin Lundy, age 91, of Port Hueneme, California, and Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on March 24, 2013, following a short illness. John was born in Bowling Green, Ohio, on July 5, 1921, the son of Orrin and Julia (Johnson) Lundy. He was married to Betty McClellan on May 12, …

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