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STUDENT FEES TO BE COLLECTED DIFFERENTLY

Uncol­lected stu­dent fees in one area dis­trict reached $45,000, so school offi­cials have come up with what they hope is a way to get the money rolling in. Offi­cials at Patrick Henry Local Schools have decided not to just wait until the stu­dent grad­u­ates and with­hold their diploma. Instead, they …

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ARRAIGNMENT SET FOR TUESDAY IN DEATH OF TWO TEENS

An arraign­ment is sched­uled Tues­day for a 17-year-old Ottawa boy charged in the deaths of two teenage broth­ers. The aggra­vated mur­der charges announced Fri­day against Michael Fay came just over a week after he and the teens were named in an Amber Alert on May 9th after the brother’ mother …

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POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR A KILLER

Police are on the look­out for the killers of James “Jimmy” Safadi in his Water­ville home early Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Inves­ti­ga­tors say three men dressed all in black, entered the home and held Safadi and his girl­friend at gun­point. Although it’s uncer­tain at this time, police think Safadi might have been …

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OHIO MAN DROWNS IN NORTH CAROLINA

North Car­olina author­i­ties say they’ve recov­ered the body of an Ohio man who dis­ap­peared while swim­ming off the coast in that state. Holden Beach Police reporte that the body of 21-year-old Kwesi Sam­ple of Colum­bus was found early Sun­day about a half mile from where he was last seen. He …

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CRIMINAL CHECKS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS PLANNED

Ohio offi­cials plan to bol­ster crim­i­nal back­ground checks for those home health-care work­ers who pro­vide direct care to the dis­abled and elderly. The state has received a $2.1 mil­lion fed­eral grant to pro­vide increased reviews for more than 100,000 work­ers who serve patients in Med­ic­aid– and Medicare-funded set­tings. Ohio also …

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Alfred West, Sr., 83

Alfred West, Sr., 83 years, of Defiance, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Laurels of Defiance, where he had been a resident.  Alfred was born November 28, 1929 in Monroe, Michigan, the son of the late Monty C. and Clara (Partin) West.  He was a 1947 graduate of Wauseon High …

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BRYAN TEACHER HONORED AS OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR

The Out­stand­ing Edu­ca­tor Award by The Bryan Area Foun­da­tion went to one of Bryan’s edu­ca­tors, Mike Tip­pin last night dur­ing the Bryan High School Aca­d­e­mic Booster Club awards night. Nom­i­na­tions for the award were accepted by the ABC club from the pub­lic, and the col­lec­tion com­mit­tee con­sisted of edu­ca­tors and …

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CRASH INJURES TWO IN HENRY COUNTY

A two-vehicle acci­dent on U.S. 24 and Henry County Road 17D left at least two peo­ple injured Thurs­day. The acci­dent hap­pened just before 1 p.m yes­ter­day. Napoleon res­cue took one vic­tim to a Defi­ance hos­pi­tal; another per­son was flown by air ambu­lance to a Toledo hos­pi­tal. While the air ambu­lance …

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BRYAN POLICE ROUND UP THE BAD GUYS (AND GIRLS TOO!)

Bryan Police have been kept quite busy the past sev­eral days. On Wednes­day night, 20 year old Eric D. Kendall of 206 Glen Arbor Drive, Bryan, was arrested for OVI. He was released. Also on Wednes­day evening, 23 year old Cora R. Gonyea of 209 E. Perry St in Bryan, …

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