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Angola Woman Honored

A woman from Angola was hon­ored by Pres­i­dent Obama. The White House rec­og­nized Car­rie Vollmer-Sanders as a “Cham­pion of Change” for her work as the Project Direc­tor for the West­ern Lake Erie Project, where she works with farm­ers and agri­cul­ture advi­sors on nutri­ent man­age­ment. Car­rie told reporters that she never …

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Blood Drives Set

aPlan now… An Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held in Wauseon tomor­row, from noon-6 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church on North Ful­ton Street. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS. And, if you miss tomorrow’s event, another Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held this Fri­day …

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Chamber Hosts Business And Industry Show

The Bryan Area Cham­ber of Com­merce is hold­ing the Williams County Busi­ness and Indus­try Show Tues­day at the Bryan Mid­dle School. The event tomor­row will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Accord­ing to the Bryan Times, about 40 per­cent of the pos­si­ble 150 or so ven­dors will be new …

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Blood Event Planned

Plan now… An Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive will be held this Fri­day at Defi­ance Col­lege in the Ser­rick Cam­pus Cen­ter con­fer­ence room, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS.

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Central Local Lists Make-Up Plans

The Cen­tral Local School Board met on Fri­day to decide how to make up the remain­ing days that were missed this win­ter due to weather. With 11 school days to make up, the dis­trict has obtained three bliz­zard bags from the state. For those who may be won­der­ing what that …

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Bridge Options

A new bridge which would be built imme­di­ately next to the exist­ing bridge, or one angling across the River toward Farnsworth Road are just two of three options the Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion is con­sid­er­ing for the replace­ment of the Water­ville Bridge. The other option would be to replace the …

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Bitten Woman Now Charged

A Ful­ton County woman who was hurt in a dog-bite inci­dent last month has now been charged with crim­i­nal tres­pass­ing. 59 year old Susan Had­dad was severely on Feb. 11 by three Amer­i­can bull­dogs after she entered the house of William and Mary Stalder south of Swan­ton while they were …

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Former Corrections Officer Sentenced For Sex With Inmate

A Hol­gate man learned his fate Wednes­day in Williams County Court after being accused of sex crimes. Robert Plotts, a for­mer cor­rec­tions offi­cer at the North­west Ohio Juve­nile Deten­tion Cen­ter, was sen­tenced yes­ter­day to five years of com­mu­nity con­trol, with 180-days of house arrest. Plotts was con­victed last month of …

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Crime Stoppers Offers Reward For Fuel Leaker

The Ful­ton County Crime Stop­pers pro­gram is ask­ing for your help. Last Octo­ber, sev­eral dri­vers reported a slip­pery sub­stance at inter­sec­tions that smelled like fuel oil. Reports indi­cated a dark-colored truck pulling a tank or tank trailer in the area at the time which was spilling fuel. If you have …

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Health Expert Quits

A county health expert is step­ping down. The Bryan Times reports that Williams County Board of Health Com­mis­sioner James Watkins announced to the board Tues­day that Com­mu­nity Health Direc­tor Beth Schweitzer has given her res­ig­na­tion, effec­tive April 25, to become the Seneca County Health Commissioner.

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