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Dog Suit Dismissed

A judge on Wednes­day, dis­missed a case against a Swan­ton man charged with fail­ing to reg­is­ter a dog deemed vicious under the village’s code because it was labeled a “pit bull”-type dog. The case cen­tered around a dog named Bai­ley, who was owned by Tim Bork and his fam­ily. Swan­ton …

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Muriel Wagner, 94

Muriel E. Wagner, age 94, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Defiance, Ohio, passed away at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Genesis HealthCare in Bryan. She was a homemaker, attended the Union Chapel Church of God, and enjoyed playing cards and bingo, making crafts, and spending time with …

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Nelson Bergman, 83

Nelson L. “Nellie” Bergman, 83 years, of Ney, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Twin Rivers in Defiance, under the tender care of Southern Care Hospice.  Nelson was born August 30, 1930 in Ney, Ohio, the son of the late Edgar and Ruth L. (Hilton) …

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Ferrell Facing Even More Charges

A Bryan man who was already accused of scam­ming com­pa­nies out of more than $250,000, was indicted Tues­day on an addi­tional charge of grand theft, which is a felony. The Williams County Pros­e­cu­tor, in a press release Tues­day, said that 37 year old Gene Fer­rell is accused of bro­ker­ing sales …

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Egg Hunts Set

This com­ing week­end is Easter week­end, and kids will be happy to know that there are sev­eral Easter Egg Hunts planned in our area. There will be a Com­mu­nity Easter Egg Hunt at Pio­neer United Methodist Church on Sat­ur­day at 3 p.m. Rain or shine, all kids wel­come! And in …

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Choices Down To Final Three In Defiance

The search for a new Fire Chief in Defi­ance is down to three can­di­dates, and two of them are famil­iar names. The Cres­cent News reports that civil ser­vice test­ing in Defi­ance has turned up three final­ists for the job… the city’s assis­tant chief and act­ing chief, Tim Bowl­ing; for­mer Defi­ance …

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Dealy In Water Plant Seems Likely

It now appears that there will be a delay in con­struc­tion of a new water treat­ment plant for Henry County. The Board of Pub­lic Affairs learned Mon­day night, there will be dia­log with the Army Corp of Engi­neers, and the Ohio EPA, as both agen­cies are inves­ti­gat­ing whether a wet­lands …

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Henry County Woman Reports Roadside Attack

The Henry County Sheriff’s depart­ment has released infor­ma­tion con­cern­ing a descrip­tion of the vehi­cle and sus­pects involved in a road­side rob­bery that took place just west of Napoleon Mon­day after­noon. They say a black Dodge Car­a­van was pulled off the south side of the east­bound lane of U.S. 6, with …

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Sex Offender Caught

Just one day after the Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment asked the pub­lic to help them track down a reg­is­tered sex offender, an arrest has been made in the case. 26 year old Corey Wits­man was con­victed in July of sex­ual mis­con­duct with a minor but was not reg­is­tered as a …

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Berneda Leppelmeier, 89

Berneda Darlene (Headley) Leppelmeier, age 89, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at 10:24 P.M. on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Dream Haven Assisted Living in Edgerton, where she was a resident. Mrs. Leppelmeier was a 1942 graduate of Edgerton High School and spent her early years working as a …

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