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The Long Arm Gets Amos

Joshua Amos, wanted in Williams County…in connection to the death of a Montpelier man in 2018, is now back in the county…after his arrest in Louisiana. Amos was picked up in Lincoln Parrish, roughly 220 miles north of New Orleans. Two deputies make the 14-hour drive to get Amos. He …

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Nice

Ohio insurance consumers pay among the lowest average auto and homeowners insurance premiums in the country…that’s according to a recent analysis by the state Department of Insurance. Ohioans paid an average of $862, that’s ninth lowest, for homeowners insurance and $778 dollars for auto insurance (13th lowest). These are all …

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School Plans Come Forward

The Central Local School District announces its plans for reopening schools this fall. On Sept. second, third and fourth…about 35% of students will report to school each day, respectively. The purpose?…is to allow staff members to determine areas of concern, and having only about a third of the students present …

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Big Water Line Job Coming

Williams County Commissioners choose Vernon Nagel, Inc., of Napoleon, to begin a nearly $700,000 water line project in West Unity. The job includes replacement of a four-inch waterline, upgrading certain stretches to 12-inch lines…plus a list of other connected projects. All this?…in the areas of Pine, Defiance, Lincoln and High …

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Crash In HC

Amanda Pinette, of Kunkle is flown to an area hospital after a solo crash at county roads M and 18, in Holiday City. Officials tell reporters Pinette was eastbound on M, when she went off the south side of the road…hitting a utility pole. The car then flips on impact. …

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Woman Injured In Cart Accident

A golf cart crash in DeKalb County. Responders get to a County Road 4 location, south of Ashley, on an injury call. Investigators say the driver of the cart lost control…a passenger is ejected from the front seat. Priscilla Christian was taken to an area hospital with a head injury. …

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Cupp Gets The Nod

Republican lawmakers choose former state Supreme Court justice and current state Rep., Bob Cupp to lead the Ohio House, replacing the speaker ousted hours earlier…amid a scandal. House members voted in favor of the veteran lawmaker from Lima, after a private Republican caucus. It followed a historic, unanimous House vote …

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A 180 By Health Officials

The Ohio pharmacy board reverses course and tosses a rule that would have prohibited use of a malaria drug for patients with COVID-19. The decision followed public feedback and a request by Gov. DeWine to ditch the rule. At issue was the prescribing of the drug, whose effectiveness for the …

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Disturbing Coronavirus Numbers

The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Ohio has a hit a new high. 1,122 people with COVID-19 are being treated in Ohio’s hospitals, that’s according to state health officials. Of those…348 people are in intensive care and 174 more are on a ventilator. The overall total topped …

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Good Numbers At PFC

Premier Financial reports a second-quarter net income of $29.1 million dollars. The Defiance based bank says it had earnings of 78 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came to 82 cents per. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts, …

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