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Frisbie Remembered

Hundreds from law enforcement marched along area roads, in tribute to late Williams County Sheriff’s Deputy, Mick Frisbie, who passed away last week. Lights from every department in the county shone blue and red, leading many family, friends, co-workers and neighbors who came to pay their respects at Farmer Cemetery. …

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Polansky Released

One of two suspects who went to prison following a string of thefts in Henry, Williams and Lucas counties gets judicial release. Edward Polansky Jr., 28, of Holland, had pled guilty to charges of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and more. Polansky was sentenced last June to four …

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Sick Leave Flap Update

The Bryan City Council and the Board of Public Affairs appear to have reached a compromise agreement on language regarding sick leave in the city employee handbook. After a 75-minute meeting, they agreed in principle to changes to the handbook, and the revised ordinance was signed by the council president …

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Get Ready To Plug In

The future approaches. Two electric vehicle charging stations have opened up on the Turnpike…and Williams County is next in line. Officials say the turnpike’s rest stops in West Unity are scheduled to be the next locations to receive the stations, which can charge a vehicle’s range at speeds of 20 …

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Guerrero Faces Charges

Raziel Guerrero of Napoleon faces felony charges after leading law enforcement on a chase. Guerrero is accused of aggravated burglary and felonious assault with specifications, both first-degree felonies…and one count of failure to comply with the order of a police officer, a third-degree felony. Guerrero was granted court-appointed counsel and …

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Frisbie Memorial Update

A police officer remembered. Funeral services for Williams County Sheriff’s Deputy, Mick Frisbie, will be held at an area funeral home. County residents have been asked to lower their flags to half-staff through Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Fraternal Order of Police Captain Custar …

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Rain Woes In NW OH

Many farmers in the region are worrying about this year’s crops. The National Weather Service has reported in May, there were only five days without precipitation in Defiance. Rainfall totals were approximately an inch above normal. Further south, near Lima there were six days without precipitation in the same time …

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It Is Relay Time

Relay for Life of Paulding County puts on an event tonight from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. Saturday. This year’s theme is iRelay. The annual event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Paulding County Fairgrounds. This year’s relay will have 25 teams that will be …

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New Baby Box In Defiance

The city of Defiance now has a baby box location. City Council there okayed the plan. It will be set up at the city fire department at Perry and Third streets. The boxes are considered by city officials as a better alternative in a bad situation…when a parent chooses to …

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Fitch Heads To Prison

An Angola man pleads guilty to a drug charge in connection to a police chase in 2016. Andrew Fitch, was accused of intent to distribute methamphetamine. The U.S. District court sentenced him to ten years and one month in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Police arrested Fitch …

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