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WEST UNITY MAN FOUND GUILTY OF WEAPONS VIOLATIONS

45 year old Anthony W. McCoy of West Unity was found guilty Fri­day after a two (2) day trial, by a Williams County Jury of Hav­ing Weapons While Under Dis­abil­ity, a felony of the third degree. Accord­ing to Pros­e­cu­tors, McCoy was orig­i­nally indicted in Decem­ber for know­ingly acquir­ing, hav­ing, car­ry­ing …

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BRYAN PLANE CRASH CLAIMS MICHIGAN MAN’S LIFE

Since 1982, seven planes have crashed in the Bryan area. One more went down over the week­end. A Michi­gan man’s plane crashed Sat­ur­day morn­ing just north of Bryan. The pilot, 62 year old Leslie Dean of Ann Arbor died Sat­ur­day after­noon at Mercy St. Vin­cent Med­ical Cen­ter in Toledo where …

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ALCOHOL LISTED AS CAUSE OF SATURDAY NIGHT WILLIAMS COUNTY CRASH

One man was arrested Sat­ur­day after a crash near the Ohio-Indiana bor­der. It hap­pened just before 10:30 Sat­ur­day night on Steuben County Road 1000 E at the inter­sec­tion of Williams County Road L. Police say 30 year old Logan Nor­ton of Pleas­ant Lake, Ind., was trav­el­ing west on County Road …

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NO ARRESTS DURING BRYAN SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT

The High­way Patrol announced on Fri­day that there would be a sobri­ety check­point in Williams County over the week­end. There was, and for­tu­nately none of the over 500 vehi­cles processed at that check­point in Bryan Sat­ur­day night turned up an intox­i­cated dri­ver. There were no arrests result­ing from the check­point …

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WAUSEON POLICE RECEIVE NEW LASER SPEED GUN

The Wauseon Police Depart­ment has been awarded a valu­able new piece of equip­ment. At a dis­trict grant meet­ing held in Bowl­ing Green on Fri­day, the Ohio Traf­fic Safety Office pre­sented the depart­ment with a new Laser Tech­nol­ogy TruSpeed 100 laser speed gun. The Wauseon Police Depart­ment plans to put it …

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PAULDING COMMISSIONER APPOINTED TO POSITION BY GOVERNOR

Pauld­ing County Com­mis­sioner Fred Pieper was appointed by the Gov­er­nor last week to the Ohio Advi­sory Coun­cil for the Aging. The board includes 12 mem­bers who are appointed along with four other indi­vid­u­als from leg­is­la­ture and state depart­ments of men­tal health, devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties, health and job and fam­ily ser­vice. Respon­si­bilites …

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BRYAN SCHOOLS TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING ON FACILITIES

Bryan City Schools is host­ing a pub­lic meet­ing to dis­cuss school facilities.Info will be pre­sented on the school facil­ity mas­ter plan and there will be updated news from the Ohio School Facil­i­ties Commission.Meeting is Tues­day night at 7pm in Bryan Mid­dle School Commons.

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HICKSVILLE MAN CONVICTED ON SEX CHARGES

A Hicksville man has been found guilty by a Defi­ance County jury of 10 child sex­ual abuse charges. The jury decided that 42 year old Jerry Stairhime was guilty of six counts of rape; three counts of gross sex­ual impo­si­tion; and one count of sex­ual impo­si­tion. Sen­tenc­ing is set for …

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ALLEGED PONZI SCHEME

State author­i­ties are con­nect­ing the dots and link­ing a Bryan woman to Prof­itable Sun­rise — an inter­na­tional busi­ness under inves­ti­ga­tion as a pos­si­ble Ponzi scheme, although Nanci Jo Frazer is not named in a larger fed­eral inves­ti­ga­tion. On April 4, an injunc­tion was filed against Prof­itable Sun­rise, to which Frazer’s …

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