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QUADCO MEETS — EXTENDS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CONTRACT

Mem­bers of Quadco’s Admin­is­tra­tive and Non-Profit Boards, at their meet­ing on Tues­day, voted to renew the con­tract of the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor for 5 years, mak­ing it retroac­tive to Jan­u­ary 1 of this year. The con­tract does not, how­ever, call for an increase in salary. Board mem­bers heard from Chris Tom­lin­son …

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BROWNS BAKERY IN DEFIANCE UP FOR SEALED BID SALE

Brown’s Bak­ery on Downs Street in Defi­ance is up for a sealed bid sale. Bids will be accepted until June 12th on the 46,639-square-foot build­ing, which housed the 140-year-old bak­ery. It still has its bak­ing lines in place as well as bak­ery machin­ery and equip­ment. It’s a ready to go …

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SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT TO BE HELD THIS WEEK IN DEFIANCE AREA

As always, if you drink… don’t drive. Not only is it dan­ger­ous, but this week it could also be more costly. The Defi­ance post of the Ohio High­way Patrol has announced that it is con­duct­ing an OVI check­point to deter and inter­cept impaired dri­vers this week. Just where the check­point …

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DISTRACTED DRIVING IS MORE THAN JUST ABOUT CELL PHONES

April is Dis­tracted Dri­ving Aware­ness Month and offi­cials are remind­ing motorists that it includes more than just cell­phone use. Accord­ing to the Ohio High­way Patrol, dis­tracted dri­ving includes any­thing that takes a motorist’s atten­tion away from the pri­mary task of dri­ving. Dis­trac­tions can be visual — tak­ing your eyes off …

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LOCAL AND STATEWIDE UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RELEASED

Unem­ploy­ment rates were down in our region in March. The Ohio Depart­ment of Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices reports the largest drop was in Henry County, which went from 9.6 per­cent in Feb­ru­ary to 8.9 per­cent in March. Put­nam County had the low­est over­all unem­ploy­ment rate in the area at 6.6 …

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NEW OFFICE SPACE FOR WILLIAMS COUNTY

Williams County is get­ting some new office space. The County Com­mis­sion­ers on Mon­day morn­ing, awarded a con­tract for almost $4.4 Mil­lion to Mosser Con­struc­tion of Fre­mont to ren­o­vate the for­mer Miller’s New Mar­ket gro­cery store on East High Street in Bryan. The Bryan Times reports that the county will bor­row …

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DEFIANCE CRIME REPORT

The Defi­ance Sheriff’s Office has been kept busy. Early Sat­ur­day morn­ing around 3:24 a.m., on Sny­der Road in Rich­land Town­ship, a north­bound vehi­cle dri­ven by 49 year old Tracy Whet­stone ran off the road and into a ditch, then flipped over. Whet­stone was cited for fail­ure to con­trol. Sat­ur­day morn­ing …

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HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE BUSY

The Henry County Sheriff’s Depart­ment says that on Sat­ur­day morn­ing around 7:25 a.m., on US.6. in Har­ri­son Town­ship, a north­bound vehi­cle dri­ven by 22 year old Chelsea Smith of Napoleon, lost con­trol on an icy bridge and struck a median bar­rier. Dam­age to the vehi­cle was heavy. Also on Sat­ur­day …

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FULTON CONSIDERING OPTIONS TO ADDRESS LANDFILL LEAKS

Ful­ton county com­mis­sion­ers are con­sid­er­ing devel­op­ment of their own waste­water treat­ment plant. The pro­posed new facil­ity would treat 600,000 gal­lons of waste­water a day. Although the plant would treat other liq­uids, it would also tar­get leachate from the old Ful­ton County Land­fill. The land­fill has been closed since 1981, yet …

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DON’T MISS THIS QUILT SHOW

From Tues­day, April 30 through Sun­day, May 5, guests from across the coun­try will gather in Arch­bold for the 37th annual Quilt Show at Sauder Vil­lage. Again this year, the tal­ents of quil­ters from through­out the Mid­west will be cel­e­brated with a dis­play of more than 400 quilts, unique quilt­ing …

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