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BRYAN PD REPORT

Bryan Police report sev­eral arrests over the week­end… On Sat­ur­day, 21 year old Korey RJ Cook of Toledo was arrested for Lit­ter­ing. He was released. On Sat­ur­day 30 year old Thomas H. Munger, Jr of Mont­pe­lier was arrested for Pos­ses­sion of Mar­i­juana and Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia. He was released. …

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PARADE TO BE HELD IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance Lions Club’s 68th annual Hal­loween parade is set for Oct. 26, with the pro­ces­sion kick­ing off at 7 p.m. from Tri­an­gle Park. This year’s grand mar­shal will be Har­riet Steel, RN, com­mu­nity health coor­di­na­tor with the Defi­ance County Health Depart­ment. Thou­sands of north­west Ohio res­i­dents will line Clin­ton …

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TWO HURT IN INTERSTATE ACCIDENT

Two con­struc­tion work­ers were badly hurt when the hydraulic lift they were inside was hit by a tractor-trailer on Inter­state 69. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment says the work­ers were on the lift under­neath a bridge over the high­way near Angola when it was hit. The semi dri­ver told police …

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CRASH WITH INJURIES

The Ohio High­way Patrol says three peo­ple were injured, at least one of them seri­ously, when a car and a pickup col­lided at an inter­sec­tion in Defi­ance County’s Wash­ing­ton Town­ship Sat­ur­day. 22 year old Dar­ius Peter­son of Defi­ance, the dri­ver of the car, and 68 year old Earl Polter of …

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FARMHOUSE FIRE COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE

Fire offi­cials say it was a com­bi­na­tion of fast think­ing and old plas­ter that saved a farm house on County Road F Thurs­day morn­ing after a space heater set cur­tains in that house on fire. Fire fight­ers say the fam­ily liv­ing there had smoke detec­tors and they worked. The peo­ple …

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FIRE IN DEFIANCE

Inves­ti­ga­tors say a Defi­ance woman was crit­i­cally injured Tues­day morn­ing while try­ing to res­cue her pets from a three-alarm house fire. Donna Cole­man, of 101 Hill Ave. in Defi­ance, was taken to Mercy Defi­ance Hos­pi­tal, then trans­ferred to the Mercy Saint Vin­cent Med­ical Cen­ter in Toledo, where as of yes­ter­day, …

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NORTHEASTERN SEEKS LEVY APPROVAL BY VOTERS

The North­east­ern Local Schools is ask­ing vot­ers to approve a levy that they say would help the dis­trict reverse two years of deficit spend­ing. The 2.95-mill, five-year prop­erty tax levy for oper­at­ing expenses will be decided by those going to the polls on Nov. 5, and would gen­er­ate approx­i­mately $650,000 …

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BLOOD DRIVE TODAY

The Defi­ance County Chap­ter of the Amer­i­can Red Cross is hold­ing a blood drive today. The drive is being held from 9 till 2 at the Fairview High School in the gym on U.S. 127 in Sher­wood. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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POT GROWING FARMER TO LOSE THE FARM

A south­east­ern Michi­gan farmer and his wife who nar­rowly dodged a prison sen­tence for grow­ing 8,000 mar­i­juana plants, will now be los­ing their house and their 23-acre farm. Ed and Linda Schmied­ing, who are in their early 60’s, are not fight­ing a for­fei­ture claim by a Michi­gan State Police drug …

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HELP AVAILABLE FOR UTILITY BILLS

Util­ity cus­tomers in Ohio fac­ing a dis­con­nec­tion or need­ing to restore their ser­vice this win­ter, have a chance to remain con­nected with a one-time pay­ment of $175. On Sept. 11, the Pub­lic Util­i­ties Com­mis­sion of Ohio issued its annual Win­ter Recon­nec­tion Order. That order went into effect Mon­day, and will …

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