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Wilson Gets Sentenced

Jacob Wilson of Delta is sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to be held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio until he can enter a recovery program in Bowling Green and more. Wilson pled guilty to trafficking a counterfeit controlled substance and failure to comply with …

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Storm Damage Update

A dairy farm located on State Road 111 in Paulding County suffers extensive damage in Thursday’s storms. Officials tell reporters farm hands were milking cows when the roof of one of the buildings was blown off. Debris from the roof struck some cattle, although they weren’t seriously hurt. The National …

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Howard Resignation Approved

Swanton Village Council members approves the resignation of police officer, Kevin Howard. As we reported, Howard was placed on unpaid administrative leave back in early April, when he was charged with domestic violence. The charge was amended to endangering children…he pled guilty. He was hired by the Swanton Police Department …

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Edwards Case Update

Johnny Edwards, the Napoleon man charged in connection with sexual assault in the city, appeared by video in court. Edwards, 26, was taken into custody in Toledo on Monday and charged with one count of rape…this, after a report of a sexual assault on Welsted Street. He was granted a …

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McClure Is Sentenced

Keith McClure is sentenced in a Defiance County courtroom for an on-campus sexual abuse incident. McClure was placed on community control for five years with intensive supervision. He also was classified as a tier 1 sexual offender, requiring him to register his address with authorities for 15 years. Prosecutors say …

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Rate Hikes Mulled At BMU Cable

Bryan Municipal Utilities is poised to raise cable rates. BMU Communications Superintendent, Joe Ferrell told officials of the ever-rising costs of carrying broadcast stations, which BMU must carry based on industry rules, is the problem. Ferrell says those guidelines are crippling the industry. The proposal, expected to be voted on …

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Welch Takes The Helm

The Henry County Economic Development Office has a new leader. April Welch replaces Denise Dahl, who resigned. Welch currently is the economic development director of Blissfield, Mich. She has been involved in the field for six years. She says she is looking to expand the territory from an economic standpoint …

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Jobs A Plenty In WC

And the good numbers keep rolling in. Williams County hit the 2.5 percent jobless mark for April, after falling to a near-county record of 3.2 percent in March. It places Williams County among the top 10 in the state for lowest unemployment rate and continues to put it well under …

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Fatal Accident On 109

A Delta man dies in a crash between a truck and lawnmower on County Road C, west of State Route 109 in York Township. Officials say Gary Vanlent of Liberty Center, was eastbound on C, approaching 109. James Schlatter of Delta was on a riding mower, also eastbound on C. …

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Edwards Brought In Following Investigation

A Toledo man is accused of sexual assault, after an incident on Welsted Street in Napoleon. Johnny Edwards faces rape other charges…he was booked into the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Stryker. An investigation led to his arrest within hours after the incident. He has a court date, soon.

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