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Covid Spikes In WC

Due to an upsurge in COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks, Williams County is on the verge of being elevated to a higher threat level in the state’s color-coded coronavirus warning system. The County Health Department is reporting 17 new cases in the current two-week reporting period. Two more …

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Skelton Case Update

There will be no parole for John Skelton. The Morenci man was convicted on three counts of unlawful imprisonment…in connection with the November 2010 disappearance of his sons, Andrew, Alexander and Tanner. He was sentenced to a maximum 15 years imprisonment at the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Michigan. Skelton …

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Solo Crash Near Pulaski

One person is hurt after a solo crash on County Road F.75, east of Pulaski. Officials say Brian Grazinai, of Bryan, fell asleep, behind the wheel. His pickup truck goes off the north side of the road, hitting a utility pole, satellite dish and tree. The vehicle was on fire …

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New Adult Day Care Rules In OH

The Ohio Department of Aging reemphasizes its plans to authorize reopening adult day care and senior centers on Sept. 21, though county senior centers will begin opening Oct. 5. Officials say frequent testing in congregate settings is important to control the spread of COVID-19. Adult day cares, nursing facilities and …

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Dorlyn G. Cottrell, Jr., 60

Dorlyn G. Cottrell, Jr., age 60, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:18 P.M. on Monday, September 14, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Cottrell was a 1978 graduate of Hicksville High School and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1978-1982. He …

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Joan L. Stokes, 85

Joan L. Stokes, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home early Saturday morning, September 12, 2020. Joan served her church, Wesley United Methodist Church, faithfully as an active member and as senior organist for 50 years. She received such joy from her church family, especially the …

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A Big Twist In The Dangerfield Case

Ryan Dangerfield, accused of a fatal stabbing in Bryan, pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Dangerfield admitted to stabbing 23-year-old Bryan resident, Dylan Bible at the Colonial Manor Motel in town on June 23, 2019. Dangerfield was arrested in Michigan, two days later. He was initially set for a trial on …

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The Cops Want McCague

Law enforcement agencies throughout northwest Ohio want Zachary McCague, 27…after a police pursuit out of Fulton County…ends with a crash near Stryker. Deputies spot McCague in what appears to be a stolen vehicle. He sees the police and hits the gas. McCague ends up wrecking in Williams County, on County …

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Stop The Butt Flicking

Fire officials say a carelessly discarded cigarette may have sparked a fire that forced the evacuation of an entire apartment complex in Edgerton. Crews responded to the structure fire at on N. West St., with mutual aid from the Bryan and Butler. Before they arrived, Edgerton PD cleared out all …

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A New Hurdle For Mail In Ballots

A proposal by Ohio’s elections chief…to attach postage to every mail-in ballot…fails to gain approval, making it all but impossible for ballots to be stamped in time for the November election. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s fellow Republicans on the state’s powerful Controlling Board led the charge against him, with …

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