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HOUSE RIPS GOVERNOR’S BUDGET

Ohio House Repub­li­cans on Tues­day ripped apart their own governor’s pro­posed bud­get, strip­ping away his plan to expand Med­ic­aid and much of his tax over­haul and revamp­ing how he wanted to fund schools. The revamped House plan spreads addi­tional school fund­ing over more dis­tricts. The new plan also adds fund­ing …

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STRYKER CAT ISSUE STILL OPEN

The inves­ti­ga­tion into stray cats in Stryker con­tin­ues. Mayor Dan Hughes read a pre­pared state­ment at Stryker Vil­lage Council’s reg­u­lar meet­ing Mon­day, ask­ing res­i­dents to allow time for the jus­tice sys­tem to sort out alle­ga­tions that stray cats were dis­posed of in an inhu­mane man­ner by mem­bers of the police …

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HENRY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FILE SUITS TO COLLECT $$

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have filed a civil claim against Ruralogic, Inc with offices also in Bryan, Napoleon and Arch­bold for non-payment of a loan. Accord­ing to the suit, the com­mis­sion­ers approved a $200,000 loan to the com­pany in March 2011. Ruralogic’s last pay­ment was made last Sep­tem­ber. The com­mis­sion­ers …

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NEW POLICE CAR FOR MONTPELIER

Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day voted to approve the pur­chase of a new police vehi­cle. A new Ford Inter­cep­tor SUV will be pur­chased through the Ohio Depart­ment of Admin­is­tra­tive Ser­vices. Coun­cil agreed, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, that the cost of the vehi­cle be capped at $31,000. Mont­pe­lier Coun­cil also …

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DETOUR

A local road is closed, mean­ing a detour for some dri­vers. The Defi­ance County engineer’s office says that Beer­bower Road, between Won­derly and Ride­nour roads, will be closed until Fri­day, weather per­mit­ting, for a cul­vert replacement.

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HENRY COUNTY CLEANUP

Some peo­ple in Henry County will be hit­ting the roads to clean up the county’s road­ways as part of the annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup event, spon­sored by the Henry County Solid Waste Dis­trict. Each year, about 300 indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and orga­ni­za­tions vol­un­teer to clean more than 800 miles of …

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Bryan PD Activity

Bryan Police report sev­eral unre­lated arrests over the past few days. On Thurs­day, 31 year old Ken­neth Can­field of Payne, Ohio was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear to pay resti­tu­tion. Can­field also had addi­tional war­rants out of Defi­ance and Ful­ton Coun­ties. …

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Kudos To Wauseon Elementary

Wauseon Ele­men­tary School has been named one of the state’s 39 high-performing reward schools for 2012. High-performing reward schools score in the top 10 per­cent of schools for com­bined read­ing and math pro­fi­ciency. Rec­og­niz­ing high per­form­ing schools, accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, moti­vates schools that are not mak­ing …

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Eagle Scout

A young man from Stryker has reached the pin­na­cle of achieve­ment in the Boy Scouts. Hunter Clinga­man, a mem­ber of Troop 79 in Stryker, is now an Eagle Scout. He received his award yes­ter­day. Hunter joined scout­ing ten years ago as a mem­ber of Stryker Cub Scout Pack 3079. Hunter …

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Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Crash

A Spencerville teenager died Sun­day after crash­ing a dirt bike at a motocross track. 16 year old Tyler Cook was rid­ing a Honda CR 250 dirt bike at the Tri-State Motor­cy­cle Club, south­west of But­ler when the crash hap­pened. Wit­nesses say Cook went off a jump on the motocross track …

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