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Truck Rolls In Putnam County

The Put­nam County Sheriff’s Office this morn­ing reports that crews are on the scene of a tanker truck rollover acci­dent on State Route 65 between Bel­more and the Henry County line. Offi­cials are ask­ing dri­vers to avoid that area as the road there may be shut down due to a …

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Still No Money From Ruralogic Despite Promises and Court Orders

In late 2010, Ruralogic came to our area, bring­ing with it the promise of train­ing area res­i­dents for careers in IT ser­vices. Now though, the county and many here are wait­ing for the begin­ning of the court-ordered repay­ments on unpaid loans and wages. In March, a court deci­sion was handed …

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Wauseon Home Explosion

At least one per­son was sent to the hos­pi­tal when a home blew up Mon­day after­noon in Wauseon. Fire crews say at least five peo­ple were in the home on Clin­ton Street when it exploded around 4:30pm. Ini­tial reports indi­cate that a gas leak was behind the explo­sion, which caused …

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Storm Damage Reported

A bad thun­der­storm rolled through Williams County on Mon­day after­noon. It didn’t last long, but it caused a lot of dam­age any­way. The storm’s down­draft was strong enough to snap off 13 util­ity poles that stood along Ohio 15, between County F and County Road G, north of Bryan. Accord­ing …

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Relay For Life Exceeds Goal

Accord­ing to pub­lished reports, the Relay for Life held this week­end at Hicksville Exempted Vil­lage Schools was a big suc­cess. The Cres­cent News reports that while the goal this year was $32,000, the started the relay off with $20,000 already com­mit­ted. In the end, offi­cials were proud to announce that …

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Ohio Kids Show Great Reading Skills

Accord­ing to sta­tis­tics released last week by the State Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, almost 90 per­cent of third-graders in Ohio have earned high enough scores on school read­ing assess­ments to advance to the fourth grade. A total of 105,681 pub­lic school stu­dents out of 119,393 total statewide and 5,878 char­ter stu­dents …

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Escapee Turns Himself In

In Adrian, a man who escaped from the County lock-up has turned him­self in. Lenawee County offi­cials say Scott Hen­ning, who escaped 10 days ago when the lock on his cell mal­func­tioned, turned him­self in Fri­day morn­ing after hav­ing been on the run for more than a week. Hen­ning was …

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Bryan Police Arrest A Man Already In Jail

On Sun­day morn­ing, Bryan Police arrested 29 year old Daniel Vela of Pio­neer on a war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ure to pay fines. Vela wasn’t dif­fi­cult to locate. He was already behind bars at CCNO on a charge of fail­ing to rein­state his license and speed. He …

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39 Indictments Handed Down But No Arrests So Far In Williams County Drug Investigation

The Williams County Grand Jury has handed down a total of 39 indict­ments related to felony drug charges includ­ing indict­ments for pos­ses­sion of metham­phet­a­mine, heroin, cocaine, methadone, and oxy­codone. Indict­ments have also been handed down for traf­fick­ing and pos­ses­sion of syn­thetic mar­i­juana, traf­fick­ing in mar­i­juana, and in oxy­codone, along with …

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Montpelier Man Arrested On Sex Charges

A Mont­pe­lier man has been indicted on 10 crim­i­nal counts of child sex­ual abuse. 30 year old Randy Kirk­endall is charged with com­mit­ting the crimes against a 6 year old girl between last July and up until ear­lier this month. Among the charges against him, inves­ti­ga­tors say Kirk­endall pho­tographed the …

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