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Smith Case Update

In Toledo…Thomas Smith enters a plea of not guilty in the early March killing of Montpelier resident, Danielle Swan. Smith is declared indigent. The court appointed counsel for his defense. Smith’s bond was previously set at $1 million dollars. He’s at the Lucas County Jail. His next court date is …

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OH Vote Shut Down

Ohio’s top health official orders the polls closed over coronavirus concerns, hours before voters were supposed begin casting ballots in the state’s presidential primary. Gov. DeWine announced the decision after a judge had ruled against his request that in-person voting be delayed because crowds at polling places…putting people at unacceptable …

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Coronavirus Concerns At Bryan Schools

Bryan City Schools and other districts across the state are not yet addressing makeup days in the coronavirus battle…should the closure of schools end at three weeks as planned, and barring further guidance from the state. Currently, students across the state are being marked as attending. Officials add in-need students’ …

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Closures In Delta

The Delta Municipal Building is closed to the public until further notice in the fight against the coronavirus. Municipal staff will still be available to assist residents by phone or email. Street, Water and Wastewater departments will continue operation but will limit access to the public.

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Virus Grows In IN

Indiana state officials announce four new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number statewide to at least 19. They involved residents of Hamilton and Marion counties. For most people, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing …

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OH Schools Close

Gov. DeWine orders schools to close for three weeks, starting today, and a ban on gatherings of more than 100 to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Last week, five confirmed cases have been reported in Ohio. At the conclusion of three weeks, further action will be considered. In a …

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OH Restaurants And Bars Close

All bars and restaurants in Ohio are closed until further notice. Gov. DeWine makes the call. He says if something to keep people apart isn’t done now…it will be too late. Takeout and delivery is still allowed. He added he knows its tough on small businesses…some steps may be taken …

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Sheriff Election Approaches

Voters in the primary election Tuesday will pick among three candidates for sheriff in the Republican primary. And with Sheriff, Steve Towns agreeing to resign after the primary as part of a plea deal to avoid felony charges, Williams County Commissioners say Tuesday’s winner almost certainly will be appointed as …

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Heads Up, Motorists

Ohio 108 in Henry County will be closed between Ohio 281 and Henry County Road K, south of Napoleon, for bridge replacement starting today and continuing through May. The Ohio Department of Transportation’s suggested detour is Ohio 281 to 109 to U.S. 6 to Ohio 108. From March 16 through …

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Car Fire In Bryan

Firefighters and police respond to a car fire on Elm Drive in Bryan. The cause is unknown. Officials at the scene say the owners heard a lot of noise and a bang…then found the car in flames. It was fully engulfed when crews arrived. No injuries were reported. The investigation …

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