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Meth In Auburn

Auburn police found some items com­monly asso­ci­ated with meth use in a plas­tic bag in a park­ing lot on Tues­day. Auburn Police say a plas­tic garbage bag with Cole­man Fuel, cof­fee fil­ters, stripped lithium bat­ter­ies, plas­tic tub­ing, small bags con­tain­ing white residue, and used syringes with blood residue, was found …

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Ohio Has A Big Heroin Problem, Says Attorney General

The State Attor­ney Gen­eral made a visit to the area right before the big storm on Tues­day. Mike DeWine met with pub­lic offi­cials to dis­cuss a vari­ety of issues. DeWine’s first stop was at the Defi­ance County Sheriff’s Office. He then later met with law enforce­ment offi­cials in Pauld­ing, then …

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Much Schedule Shuffling Due To Storm

Due to the weather con­di­tions, Defi­ance Pub­lic Library and Sher­wood Branch Library will open at noon today. “Read, Rhyme and Romp” and “Sto­ry­time” at Defi­ance Pub­lic Library are can­celled for today. Most area fil­ing dead­lines for the May 6 pri­mary have been pushed back at least one day. The dead­line …

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County Sales Tax Report

Sales tax receipts rose in five of six area coun­ties in 2013 com­pared to 2012. Williams County, along with Defi­ance, Henry, Pauld­ing, and Put­nam coun­ties all saw an increase, although most were slight. Defi­ance County had the most with a 5.2 per­cent increase. Only one local county, Ful­ton, reported a …

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Turnpike Crash

Crews were called out on a report of a crash in the west­bound lanes of the Ohio Turn­pike near the 8.2 mile marker in Williams County on Wednes­day after­noon. The Ohio High­way Patrol said some lanes were closed while tow trucks and crews worked to clear the wreck­age at about …

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MORE CATCH AND RELEASE BY BRYAN PD

It was appar­ently another catch-and-release by Bryan Police. 46 year old Ronny Ussery of Bryan was picked up by Bryan Police Tues­day evening around 10:20. He was charged with OVI, and then he was released.

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FIRE NEAR WAUSEON

A small, unat­tached apart­ment near Wauseon was destroyed by fire early Mon­day morn­ing. The fire was reported around 1:45am at 16520 Ohio 2 by a passerby. The build­ing, owned by Wen­dell Wood, was being used for stor­age and had been unoc­cu­pied for a long time. When fire crews arrived, the …

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION RESCHEDULED

The dis­tri­b­u­tion of USDA food prod­ucts has been changed from Wednes­day to Fri­day from 9 a.m.-noon at the PATH Cen­ter, 1939 E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. The change in dis­tri­b­u­tion is due to Wednesday’s win­ter storm.

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MAN INJURED BY TREE

Emer­gency respon­ders were called out to Edger­ton Tues­day after­noon after a man who was cut­ting a tree became injured. The man was cut­ting a tree behind a home, seper­ated by about 600 yards of drifted snow from the near­est paved road, which made get­ting him from the acci­dent scene very …

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AND HERE WE GO AGAIN

It’s still win­ter folks… Late Tues­day after­noon, offi­cials in Williams County and sur­round­ing areas were prep­ping for our next storm. The National Weather Ser­vice is pre­dict­ing up to ten inches of the white stuff this time around here in Williams County, along with winds gust­ing up to around 30 miles …

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