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STORMY WEATHER

A large pat­tern of storms felt across the entire Mid­west made itself known in Williams County Wednes­day night. The National Weather Ser­vice issued thun­der­storm and tor­nado warn­ings last evening and a flash flood watch was issued to remain in effect through 8am this morn­ing. The tor­nado warn­ing was issued at …

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LUCAS MEN ARRESTED AFTER CHASE

Three Lucas County men are fac­ing felony charges fol­low­ing a brief chase on Tues­day. Accord­ing to the Ful­ton County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an alarm at the U.S. 20 Main Stop, in Fayette where they saw a vehi­cle leav­ing the scene. The vehi­cle was stopped and three men were …

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ARSON PLEA IN DEFIANCE

A Defi­ance man charged with set­ting a num­ber of fires in Defi­ance has entered pleas in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court. 42 year old Rod­ney Zim­mer­man of Hol­gate Ave., pleaded guilty to two counts of aggra­vated arson, each a second-degree felony; and two counts of arson, each a fourth-degree felony. …

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BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

The Williams County Engineer’s Office reports that Williams County Road D is sched­uled for clo­sure between County Road 12.50 and SR 34 (Town­line Road, City of Bryan) for the replace­ment of a Bridge Struc­ture located at 12630 CR D, over Lick Creek. The Bridge Con­struc­tion is sched­uled to begin on …

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FATHERS FREE AT SAUDER

On Sun­day, June 16 Sauder Vil­lage salutes Father’s Day with free admis­sion for all dads vis­it­ing the his­toric vil­lage. Fathers, grand­fa­thers and even great-grandfathers are invited to spend a day expe­ri­enc­ing life in the past while mak­ing spe­cial mem­o­ries with their fam­ily. From noon until 4:00 p.m. fam­i­lies are encour­aged …

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Loren Shaffer, 72

Loren R. Shaffer, age 72, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Evergreen Manor where he was a resident. He was a truck driver and retired from Roadway Trucking after more than 20 years of service. Loren was a former member of the Bryan …

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Lucille Liechty, 102

Lucille N. Liechty, age 102, of Burke, Virginia, and formerly of Stryker and Wauseon, Ohio, passed away early Thursday morning, June 13, 2013 in the home of her daughter, Marilyn (Don) Harris. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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IRS COMES DOWN ON THE HUMANE SOCIETY

The Greater Hills­dale Humane Soci­ety has a cri­sis on their hands and peo­ple there hope that the orga­ni­za­tion which res­cues and shel­ters around 500 dogs and cats every year, will be able to keep its doors open. Due to an admin­is­tra­tive over­sight, the Society’s tax-exempt sta­tus has lapsed and a …

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BRYAN MAN DIES IN CRASH

A Bryan man was killed in a one vehi­cle crash Tues­day morn­ing. The Ohio High­way Patrol says 88 year old Robert Kib­ble was south­bound on Ohio 15 near the inter­sec­tion with Ohio 249 just before 9am yes­ter­day morn­ing when he drove off the road and hit a util­ity pole. Kib­ble …

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BUSINESSMAN DEAD

A well known area busi­ness­man is dead. The Bryan Times is report­ing that 62 year old Jim Thomp­son, founder of Thomp­son Con­struc­tion, died Mon­day at Parkview Regional Med­ical Cen­ter in Fort Wayne fol­low­ing a sud­den ill­ness. Thomp­son was born in Wauseon, grew up in West Unity and grad­u­ated from Bryan …

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