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Stark Is Sentenced

Dennis Stark, the elderly Bryan man, is sentenced to community control for five years in Defiance County on several sexual abuse charges involving a young child. A prison term of 12 years is reserved, if he violates the terms of community control. A charge of rape was dismissed as part …

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New BMU Rates Approved

Bryan Municipal Utilities’ water rates will be raised each of the next three years, under a plan approved by the Bryan Board of Public Affairs. The changes are part of a multi-year adjustment plan, suggested in 2018. The fixed monthly service charge for most residential customers will increase to $8.25 …

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Old Building In Swanton Is Gone

A longtime fixture on Main Street in Swanton is no more. The building at 91 and 93 N. Main St. was razed because it is falling down onto the Epiphany Community Services building next door. The old building was most recently used as a restaurant but had been empty for …

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Major Landmark Case In OH

A judge overseeing 2,500 federal lawsuits, related to the nation’s opioid crisis, has scheduled a trial for late next year over the role played by major pharmacy chains. U.S. District Court Judge, Dan Polster in Cleveland rules he will hear a case next October brought by two counties in Ohio …

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Thomas Charles Yackee, 90

Thomas Charles Yackee, age 90, of Wauseon, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, November 17, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving  family.  He was born July 13, 1929 in Wauseon to the late Julius Frederick and Helen Henrietta (Stiriz) Yackee.  He attended Wauseon High School and served honorably in the …

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Lloyd M. Gearhart, 81

Lloyd M. Gearhart, age 81, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 8:20 P.M. on Monday, November 18, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness.  Mr. Gearhart was a graduate of Edon High School and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He …

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Stabbing In Defiance

A Defiance woman is arrested after a man is stabbed at a Harrison Ave location. The victim, Terry Soto, 40, was taken by the Defiance Fire Department to Mercy Hospital. Audrey Foust is charged with felonious assault. She was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Stryker. The …

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Injury Accident In DKC

Charges are filed after a crash in DeKalb County. Investigators say Brock Smith of St Joe was heading south on County Road 45…when he failed to stop at the intersection at County Road 68. Paige Mosley of Garrett was on 68…she had just stopped and proceeded into the intersection…that’s when …

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Kaiser Steps Down

The Edon Village Council will need to find a replacement after Spencer Kaiser tenders his resignation. The council member, in a written statement, told the body he is moving from the area…December 16th will be his last day. Anyone who is interested in the position can contact the village offices.

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Jobs Open In Auburn

Walmart is hiring 45 full-time associates, including order fillers and Lift drivers, for its Auburn distribution center. The facility serves 132 Walmart stores and clubs throughout the region. Wages for full-time hourly associates start at $17.30 an hour. All positions are considered full time, qualifying for benefits, including medical, vision …

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