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HENRY COUNTY POLL RESULTS

In Henry County… • The replace­ment of a tax for the pur­pose of The Henry County Board of Devel­op­men­tal Dis­abil­i­ties was approved by vot­ers by a 54.6% mar­gin. • An annual income tax of one half of one per­cent (0.5%) on the earned income of indi­vid­u­als resid­ing in the Napoleon …

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DEFIANCE BURGLAR NABBED

A Defi­ance man has been arrested in con­nec­tion with sev­eral bur­glar­ies. 18 year old Gary Blanken­ship Jr was picked up by the Defi­ance Police Depart­ment on a charge of bur­glary Blanken­ship had an ini­tial hear­ing Mon­day in Defi­ance Munic­i­pal Court. His case was con­tin­ued until today. Bond was set at …

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PETTISVILLE TO DEDICATE WIND TURBINE WEDNESDAY

Pet­tisville will ded­i­cate their new 750 kW Aero­nau­tica wind tur­bine on Wednes­day at 10:30 AM. The brief 20 minute cer­e­mony will be held (weather per­mit­ting) on the park­ing lot to the west of the tur­bine. The cer­e­mony will include com­ments from sev­eral indi­vid­u­als, pre­sen­ta­tion of a five year com­mit­ment by …

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WILLIAMS COUNTY CONSERVATION LEAGUE COLLECTS LEAD

They sure got the lead out! On Sun­day, The Williams County Con­ser­va­tion League fin­ished a lead recla­ma­tion project. In all, they removed over 200,000 pounds of accu­mu­lated lead from the prop­erty. The lead came from the leagues rifle, pis­tol, skeet and trap shoot­ing ranges and had been build­ing up for …

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CENTRAL LOCAL SCHOOLS HIRES NEW SUPERINTENDENT

At a spe­cial meet­ing held Mon­day, Cen­tral Local Schools hired the district’s next super­in­ten­dent. Vicki Brunn will take over the posi­tion, effec­tive Aug. 1. Brunn accepted to posi­tion in a con­fer­ence call, accord­ing to pub­lished reports in the Bryan Times. Brunn will take over for pre­vi­ous Super­in­ten­dent David Bagley who …

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EDGERTON MEETS… NEW FISCAL MANAGER; CHANGE IN REFUSE COLLECTION COMING

Edger­ton Vil­lage Coun­cil hired a new fis­cal offi­cer and made changes per­tain­ing to trash pick-up at Monday’s meet­ing. The Bryan Times reports that Coun­cil approved the hire of William Blakely as fis­cal offi­cer for the vil­lage. Blakely grad­u­ated from Edger­ton High School in 2000, received his degree from DeVry Uni­ver­sity, …

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WILLIAMS COUNTY NATIVE TO SPEAK AT NSCC COMMENCEMENT

Dr. Mar­cia Sloan Latta will be the fea­tured speaker dur­ing North­west State Com­mu­nity College’s forty-third com­mence­ment cer­e­mony on Sat­ur­day, May 11. A native of Williams County, Latta began her career as a con­gres­sional aide and then did vol­un­teer work in Costa Rica before begin­ning her career in the field of …

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HENRY COUNTY GETS A DOG

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office now has a K-9 unit. Andy, a 1-year old Ger­man shep­herd, recently com­pleted his six weeks of train­ing and joined the office on a full-time basis. The Sher­iff says the office was able to acquire Andy and his train­ing thtrough an anony­mous dona­tion. IAMS will …

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NAPOLEON TO CONSIDER TAX LEVY

On Tues­day, Napoleon Area School Dis­trict vot­ers will have the chance to decide on a 0.5 per­cent earned income tax levy which, if enacted, would gen­er­ate just over $1.15 mil­lion in new funds annu­ally for oper­a­tions begin­ning in 2014. Excluded from the tax would be inter­est, div­i­dends, cap­i­tal gains, unem­ploy­ment, …

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BROWN FAMILY BENEFIT SET FOR FRIDAY

A ben­e­fit will be held for the Brown fam­ily this Fri­day, May 10 from 4:30–8 p.m. in the Parish Life Cen­ter at St. Caspar’s Catholic Church in Wauseon. Sara Brown, a Wauseon School teacher and her hus­band, Chris Brown’s son Abram was born last Novem­ber. When the infant was only …

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