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RUNS HELD LOCALLY FOR CHARITY

Sev­eral runs were held recently with Hal­loween themes. Many of the runs, such as the Zom­bie Run in Edger­ton and Boo Run Run in Napoleon, were new addi­tions to race sched­ules this year. The races helped indi­vid­u­als get some exer­cise as well as in the Hal­loween spirit while ben­e­fit­ing var­i­ous …

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TRUTH AND TREAT

A “Truth and Treat” event will be held at Mat­tie Marsh Park tomor­row from 6 to 8 p.m. Orga­niz­ers say if you have a sweet tooth and want some sweet truth, then this is the party for you! Along with candy for the kids and hot dogs and cider for …

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UNITED WAY HOLDS QUARTERLY HUNGER SUMMIT

The United Way held their quar­terly Hunger Sum­mit Thurs­day after­noon and all who attended agreed.. Demand for ser­vices is up. Every food pantry in Williams county reported an increased num­ber of first-time clients since August. Accord­ing to those involved, it’s not that peo­ple can’t afford food, they just can’t afford …

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CRASH INJURES DEFIANCE MAN

The Ohio High­way Patrol is con­tin­u­ing their inves­ti­ga­tion into a two vehi­cle crash Thurs­day after­noon that injured a Defi­ance man. Police report the crash occurred right before 12:30 yes­ter­day after­noon on Ohio 15 when a north­bound vehi­cle dri­ven by 40 year old Anthony Silva of Defi­ance crossed the cen­ter­line and …

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DEFIANCE BACKS DOWN TO GM

Defi­ance city offi­cials are now hav­ing sec­ond thoughts regard­ing a dead­line they pre­vi­ously issued, requir­ing the local Gen­eral Motors plant on Ohio 281 to begin annex­a­tion pro­ceed­ings or have their munic­i­pal water ser­vice shut off. A let­ter attempt­ing to force the issue was sent to GM ear­lier this year in …

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NAPOLEON OFFICER HURT IN CRASH

A Napoleon police offi­cer was injured Thurs­day morn­ing in a one-vehicle crash while respond­ing to a pur­suit with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. 28 year old Patrol­man Brad Strick­land ran off the road and hit a util­ity pole and small tree before over­turn­ing in a field. Strick­land was taken to …

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SPEEDING WOMAN SOUGHT

Troop­ers are still look­ing for the dri­ver of a vehi­cle who led offi­cers on a high speed pur­suit through Defi­ance and Henry coun­ties Thurs­day morn­ing. They say a white female with dark brown or black hair and wear­ing a pink zip up hoodie and shorts, dri­ving a 2005 Chevy Trail­blazer …

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ELEVATOR CON-MAN SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TIME

A for­mer Arch­bold Ele­va­tor offi­cial has been sen­tenced in Ful­ton County Court to 34 months in prison for his role in the busi­ness’ 2011 defraud­ing case. 55 year old William Fricke of Wauseon, was found guilty in August of grand theft, delayed price agree­ment, mis­ap­pli­ca­tion of cor­po­rate assets and four …

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NEWS FROM CCNO

The Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio received high praise dur­ing recent inspec­tions. The Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio met Wednes­day, when they approved a 2014 oper­at­ing bud­get as well as enhance­ments to the facil­ity. CCNO recently had a state jail inspec­tion, in which the inspec­tor inter­acted with both staff and …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police say they picked up a man on a domes­tic vio­lence charge. 41 year old William Asbury of Oak­wook Avenue in Bryan was arrested and charged with Domes­tic Vio­lence on Wednes­day just before 6pm. Asbury was locked up in CCNO. Bryan Police also report an injury Crash on E. …

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