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Cock Fight Busted

The Ful­ton County Sheriff’s Office says 52 peo­ple were arrested, and 72 chick­ens were res­cued Sun­day morn­ing dur­ing an inves­ti­ga­tion into sus­pi­cious activ­ity on Ful­ton County Road N when offi­cers dis­cov­ered a cock fight­ing ring there. Deputies found 72 chick­ens, all roost­ers, all with razor-sharp spurs tied to their feet. …

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k9 Donation

The Bryan Police Depart­ments K9s Sage has been awarded a bal­lis­tic vest thanks to a non profit orga­ni­za­tion, Vested Inter­est in K9s, Inc. $16,595.00 was donated to the char­ity from the “K9 Kota Cam­paign” which will pro­vide vests for sev­en­teen K9s in KY, OH, NJ, CA and IN. The “K9 …

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Sauder Celebrates

Spring on the Farm,” will be cel­e­brated at Sauder Vil­lage on Sat­ur­day, May 10 with activ­i­ties includ­ing churn­ing but­ter, mak­ing rope, stomp­ing beans, gar­den­ing and much more! Dur­ing Spring on the Farm guests can watch sheep shear­ing demon­stra­tions and there will be new baby ani­mals to visit in the his­toric …

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New Defiance Fire Chief Chosen

Defi­ance has a new fire chief. City offi­cials chose a for­mer fire chief to fill the posi­tion which opened in Jan­u­ary. Bill Wilkins, who served as fire chief from 1999–2006 will now take the job that opened in Jan­u­ary when David Schmaltz announced his plans to take a job in …

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Court Reports

From Henry County Court records… A Napoleon man has been bound over on felony charges of Bur­glary and Obstruct­ing Offi­cial Busi­ness. 31 year old Alvin Gerken of Napoleon waived his pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing on Thurs­day on both counts. He remains held on GPS house arrest. And a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing for Chad …

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Farmers Market Opening Later This Month

It must finally be spring! Well, almost… The 2014 Farm­ers Mar­ket sea­son will open on May 22 on the north side of the cour­t­house square in Bryan. This year’s mar­ket will run until dusk and resume again at 7 a.m. Tues­day morn­ing, May 27, and run till noon. The mar­ket …

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Drinking Water Week Announced

Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties on Mon­day, will kick off Drink­ing Water Week 2014 by ask­ing the ques­tion “What do you know about H2O?“ Through­out all next week, Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties and pub­lic water com­mu­ni­ties across North Amer­ica will cel­e­brate the value of water by learn­ing about the crit­i­cal role it plays …

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Defiance Fire

Fire­fight­ers bat­tled flames in Defi­ance County on Wednes­day morn­ing. The Cres­cent News says fire­fight­ers from Tif­fin, Jew­ell and South Rich­land town­ships were called out just after 9 Wednes­day morn­ing to a fire on Mekus Road that orig­i­nated in a well pump build­ing, then spread to a nearby out­build­ing. The cause …

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Pedestrian Fatality Probed

The Ohio High­way Patrol still has filed no charges against a dri­ver involved in a fatal pedes­trian crash in Ful­ton County. Inves­ti­gatos say they are still try­ing to fig­ure out exactly what hap­pend on the night of April 9th, when 30 year old Haylee Brandt was found dead in a …

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NAMI Plans Meeting Tuesday

The next NAMI Four County meet­ing will be held at the Defi­ance office of Maumee Val­ley Guid­ance Cen­ter at 7 p.m. Tues­day, May 6. CEO Con­nie Plan­son of Maumee Val­ley Guid­ance Cen­ter, and Rhonda Muehlfeld, cen­ter direc­tor of Health Part­ners of West­ern Ohio, will pro­vide a one year update on …

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