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OH Gun Hearing Set

An Ohio Senate committee will hear from Democrats and a Republican, sponsoring legislation that includes expanding background checks for most firearm purchases. It also includes a red flag law, designed to keep guns from people seen as a threat to themselves or others. Republicans agreed to hold the hearing because …

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AEDs For Bryan

The City of Bryan gets a donation from Parkview Health for automated external defibrillators. About a dozen in all. An AED can deliver an electric shock to the heart in a cardiac event to re-establish a rhythm. In April, city officials expressed their desire to position the devices around the …

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EPD Gets A Boost

Edon Police is getting a boost in pay and manpower, though the budget is set to remain the same. The Village Council passed two ordinances that would increase the size of the police force to include 10 part-time officers and increase their pay range to $15-$20 an hour.

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Richcreek Case Update

A Paulding County grand jury indicts a rural Oakwood man for shooting and killing his brother. Donald Richcreek is charged with murder in the shooting death of Anthony Richcreek. Deputies were called to a County Road 187 location in Oakwood, on Aug. 10 for a report of a drive-by shooting. …

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Reed Awaits Grand Jury

A New London woman, charged in a Defiance shooting, has been bound over to a county grand jury. Rebecca Reed waived her right to a preliminary hearing in a Defiance courtroom for assault and more. Officials tell reporters a male victim was shot in the foot during an incident in …

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Fire Displaced PC Residents

Fire destroys a County Road 10 home in Paulding County. Flames collapsed the roof of the two-story building that was divided into several apartments. All of the residents there are displaced. No injuries reported. The American Red Cross is helping out those in need. Firefighters could give no cause for …

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Peter G. Gilbert, Sr., 90

Peter G. Gilbert, Sr., 90, of Stryker and formerly of Montpelier, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 23, 1929 in Flint, MI to Peter A. and Winifred M. (Davis) Gilbert. Peter proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a …

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A Big Day For 4-H

Thousands of dollars were spent and tears were shed, as the 4-H animals were auctioned off on the final day of the 2019 Williams County Fair. The sales include poultry, sheep, rabbits, cows and pigs and benefit local 4-H and FFA programs. Buyers not only purchase the animals so that …

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Driverless Funds For OH

Ohio is getting $17.8 million dollars to generate data on self-driving vehicles, an area of research in which the state is already playing a prominent role. Senators, Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman tell reporters it will be used to keep Ohio at the forefront of vehicle automation research. The Ohio …

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START Comes To Williams County

A new program that brings together children’s services, juvenile courts and behavioral health treatment providers…to support families struggling with child maltreatment and substance abuse…is coming to Williams County. It’s called START. Williams County is receiving $170,000 to launch the local program.

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