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Labor Day Closings Listed

Mon­day is Labor Day, and in obser­vance of the hol­i­day, all city, county, state and fed­eral offices will be closed Mon­day. Other changes in sched­ules include post offices. In Bryan, the post office win­dow will be closed, and there will be no reg­u­lar mail deliv­ery. The License bureau will be …

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Gun Thieves Indicted

Among the list of indict­ments handed down this week by the Williams County grand jury, were those of three men who are accused of thefts of firearms. 34 year old Michael Moser faces nine felony counts on charges that back in May, he stole a Mar­lin 17 HMR rifle, a …

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Alert-86 Reminder

The new Alert 86 sys­tem in Williams County is pow­er­ful, but county lead­ers remind res­i­dents that they must sign up to get the alerts. You can sign up at the Ohio Means Jobs office in the East Annex build­ing on E. High St. if you don’t have Inter­net access at …

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Drowning In Defiance

A Defi­ance man died Mon­day evening when he drowned in a pond on his prop­erty. 64 year old Ter­rence Kid­well of Dohoney Road, was pro­nounced dead at the scene after emer­gency per­son­nel were called just after 7 Mon­day night to the Kid­well res­i­dence. The call indi­cated that there was a …

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Williams Grand Jury Indictments

14 peo­ple have been indicted for var­i­ous crimes by a Williams County Grand Jury. 19 year old Gar­ret Wise of Defi­ance; 36 year old Damon Cook of Angola; 47 year old Duane Mur­ray of Edger­ton; 23 year old Michael Love­joy of Bryan; 20 year old Jalen Lon­go­ria of Wauseon; 28 …

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Quadco To Sell Off Subways

The future of pro­grams often referred to as shel­tered work­shops was dis­cussed by the mem­bers of the Quadco Admin­is­tra­tive and Non-Profit Boards at their reg­u­lar meet­ing on Tues­day. Board mem­bers dis­cussed a news story about a plan in New York to phase out shel­tered work­shops in that state in the …

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Mercy Defiance Clinic Warns Of Scam

Mercy Defi­ance Clinic is warn­ing of fraud­u­lent phone calls being made by scam­mers claim­ing to rep­re­sent the clinic. They say scam­mers are mak­ing ran­dom calls claim­ing to be a col­lec­tion agency work­ing for Mercy Defi­ance Clinic. The callers tell the recip­i­ent that they have an over­due account bal­ance and they …

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Prostate Screening Set

The Regional Can­cer Care Cen­ter of Angola is hold­ing free PSA prostate can­cer screen­ings on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 5th from 8:00am until 12noon. This screen­ing will require a blood draw, but no fast­ing is required. Men between the ages of 40 and 75 are encour­aged to attend. Men under the age …

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Local Man Safe Following Plane Crash

A plane crashed Mon­day after­noon in Williams County. Accord­ing to the Williams County Sheriff’s Office, Sam Santa Rita had just taken off in his sin­gle engine plane from his pri­vate airstrip near Edger­ton, when the air­craft crashed into the woods. The plane was totaled, but amaz­ingly, Santa Rita was able …

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Holgate Pool May Be A Lost Cause

Seri­ous doubts are now aris­ing about the via­bil­ity of a com­mu­nity pool in Hol­gate. Offi­cials say the pool facil­ity needs work, it’s under-used, and quite pos­si­bly far enough beyond repair that it may sim­ply be shut down. The Henry County Health Depart­ment says the pool needs repairs in order to …

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