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Horse Stalls To Be Rented Again

The Defi­ance County fair board has reversed an ear­lier deci­sion, and has now decided to once again allow peo­ple to con­tinue rent­ing horse stalls at the fair­grounds. Last month, the board said it was going to stop rent­ing stalls and close the track for part of the spring and sum­mer, …

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Employment Figures Released

Fig­ures just released by the Ohio Depart­ment of Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices show the unem­ploy­ment rate in north­west Ohio drop­ping from March to April. The fig­ures released this week show north­west Ohio’s not sea­son­ally adjusted unem­ploy­ment rates were all below 6 per­cent last month, with just two coun­ties, Ful­ton and …

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Movement Underway To Have Rock Destroyed

We told you recently about the memo­r­ial rock that was removed from in front of a Pauld­ing school after alle­ga­tions that the per­son it hon­ored, the late Don Schnepp, was accused of sex­u­ally abus­ing some stu­dents years ago. On Tues­day evening, David Kinkade of Defi­ance appeared before the Pauld­ing Exempted …

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Retired Teachers Get Together

The Williams County Retired Teach­ers Asso­ci­a­tion held its first meet­ing of the year recently in Mont­pe­lier. They rec­og­nized 13 mem­bers who had vol­un­teered more than 100 hours dur­ing 2013, and rec­og­nized the fact that they donated more than 7,784 hours of vol­un­teer ser­vice to Williams County in 2013. The next …

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Wauseon Residents Speak Out Against Development

In Wauseon, res­i­dents of one sub­di­vi­sion spoke up loud and clear at the Mon­day night meet­ing of Wauseon City Coun­cil, about how they are against a pro­posed plan for a clus­ter of rental prop­er­ties. More than 80 Pat West home­own­ers told coun­cil that they were opposed to plans by devel­oper …

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Napoleon Says NO To Outsourcing, For Now

Napoleon coun­cil, after months of talk­ing about the pros and cons of it, has agreed not to out­source its city dis­patch ser­vices to Henry County. Napoleon placed the issue on the May pri­mary elec­tion bal­lot seek­ing the opin­ion of vot­ers. The issue was defeated with 68 per­cent of vot­ers vot­ing …

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Woman Sentenced For Dealing In Meth

An Orland woman was sen­tenced this week in Steuben Cir­cuit Court to spend the next ten years in prison after she plead guilty to deal­ing Metham­phet­a­mine. 26-year-old Jes­sica Mar­shall was arrested last Octo­ber by the Steuben County Sher­iffs Depart­ment after detec­tives found sev­eral items inside her home that police say …

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Sobriety Checkpoints Planned

Indi­ana State Police say they will be con­duct­ing a sobri­ety check­point in DeKalb County dur­ing the late evening hours on Fri­day. In an effort to reduce the num­ber of alcohol-related auto­mo­bile crashes, the sobri­ety check­point will tar­get the impaired dri­ver and will be uti­lized in an area iden­ti­fied as hav­ing …

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2-Vehicle Crash In Paulding County

A two-vehicle crash Sun­day evening in Pauld­ing County left a Hicksville woman with seri­ous injuries. The Ohio High­way Patrol says it hap­pened Sun­day around 8:45 p.m. at U.S. 24 and Pauld­ing County Road 143 in Emer­ald Town­ship when a pick-up truck dri­ven by 19 year old Court­ney Schaf­fer and another …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

A three-vehicle crash south of Pio­neer over this past week­end took the life of a motor­cy­clist. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 66 year old Craig Par­lia­ment of West Unity was stopped at the inter­sec­tion of Ohio 15 at U.S. 20 when he was hit from behind by a pickup truck …

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