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Mohre Files To Run

Gary Mohre…the interim Williams County sheriff…files paperwork with the county elections office to run as a write-in candidate for the office in the Nov. 5 general election. Mohre was appointed interim sheriff on March 18. Prior to that he served as police chief of Blakeslee for almost 30 years. He …

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Fire Put Out In Montpelier

Crews in Bryan, Montpelier and Florence Township fire departments take on an attic fire on Maplehurst Avenue in Montpelier. No one was injured in the blaze. Officials suspect a faulty electrical system in the home is the culprit. An investigation is underway by both state and local officials.

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New Covid Testing Site In NH

The Indiana State Department of Health opens a coronavirus testing site at the New Haven Adams Township Fire Department, on Hartzell Road. Hours?…Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. You must register to get tested at the facility.

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Ysasaga Faces Charges

Defiance Police arrests a woman after she rams a patrol car on Greenler Street. After crashing into the back of the police car…officers say Carole Ysasaga tried to run. A car chase ensues…the officer forces Ysasaga’s car to spin out… and she is soon arrested. She’s in Stryker, now. The …

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Smith Trial Delayed

The three-day jury trial is postponed for Thomas Smith, 24, of Toledo, who faces felony charges of murder and more after the stabbing death of a Montpelier woman in late February. The trial’s start date was postponed to May 29…coronavirus. Smith is accused of killing Danialle Swan, 24, of Montpelier, …

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Area School District In The Red

Montpelier Schools is forecasting several years of deficit spending in the coming years. Officials tell reporters they are expecting roughly $1.5 million dollars in deficit spending by the end of 2024. The coronavirus isn’t helping the situation, officials expect a 5% drop in revenue from income tax because of it. …

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Pomp And Circumstance In Edon

Edon Schools will hold its 2020 commencement ceremony in a drive-in format. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on May 24…in the athletic parking lot behind the school building, with a stage located on the concrete entryway. The ceremony will be broadcast using an FM transmitter with a …

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OH…On The Comeback

Consumer, retail and service businesses can reopen to the public, today. It marks the next step in the state’s ResponsibleRestartOhio campaign, designed to jump-start Ohio back into action after COVID-19 closed much of the state down in mid-March. While retail, consumer and services opens today, other so-called “hands-on” services, such …

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No Swimming At Area Pool

The economic downturn from COVID-19 has hit Montpelier…and the Municipal Pool is its first victim. Village officials recommended the pool remain closed for the summer…it’s approved, unanimously. Gov. DeWine’s order, closing all public pools during coronavirus, may remain in effect throughout the summer, statewide.

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A Surprise Call On Hill

The Indiana Supreme Court announces the suspension of Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill from practicing law for 30 days. It determined Hill violated professional conduct rules by committing battery. The decision stems from Hill being accused of groping four women during a party in Indianapolis back in 2018. The suspension …

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