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Concerns Aired At Ayersville

On Mon­day evening, the Ayersville Local Board of Edu­ca­tion, at their reg­u­larly sched­uled meet­ing, addressed pub­lic con­cerns about the upcom­ing bond issue at the May 6 pri­mary elec­tion. The Cres­cent News reports that n the bal­lot will be a 37-year, 7.86-mill bond issue com­bined with a 0.5 per­cent income tax …

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Wear That Seatbelt!

The Tri-County Traf­fic Safety Part­ner­ship has announced an increased enfor­c­ment effort is under­way con­cern­ing seat belt and child restraint vio­la­tions, now until May 8th. The increased enforce­ment comes after the Angola Police Depart­ment said the Indi­ana Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Insti­tute has iden­ti­fied Steuben County as hav­ing a higher than aver­age num­ber …

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Henry Men Bound Over

In Henry County, two peo­ple who were arrested in a home break-in ear­lier this month have been bound over to the Henry County Grand Jury. 31 year old Leo Jef­fers, Jr waived his pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing on a felony charge of Break­ing and Enter­ing. 74 year old Ray­mond Barnes of Lib­erty …

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Henry Electronics Drive

Now that the third annual Henry County elec­tron­ics recy­cling roundup is his­tory, offi­cials there say 32 tons of elec­tronic recy­clables were turned-in on April 5th. The drive also raised money for the local schools. Napoleon high school col­lected over 18,000 pounds of elec­tron­ics, which gen­er­ated over $1,300, along with the …

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Bus Crash

A school bus acci­dent Mon­day morn­ing resulted in minor injuries, but police say it’s lucky no one was hurt more seri­ously. The Bryan Times reports twenty stu­dents were on Millcreek-West Unity Local Schools bus no. 5 yes­ter­day morn­ing when a car ran into the back of the bus. At least …

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FCIC Formed

A new orga­ni­za­tion is form­ing in Ful­ton County with the aim of improv­ing the econ­omy. The Ful­ton County Com­mu­nity Improve­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (FCIC) announced last week that it is explor­ing the cre­ation of a private/public part­ner­ship orga­ni­za­tion that would fos­ter eco­nomic devel­op­ment through­out Ful­ton county. County offi­cials say that pri­vate busi­nesses …

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Free Fish

The Ful­ton County Soil and Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict now is tak­ing orders for the annual fish fin­ger­ling dis­tri­b­u­tion pro­gram. The dead­line to order is May 9. Pick-up is May 13 at the Ful­ton County Fair­grounds in Wauseon. Once all orders are received, cus­tomers will be noti­fied of their pick-up time. …

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Jobs Coming To Angola

Lomont Hold­ings Co, which does busi­ness as Illu­mi­nated Image, and is a whole­sale sup­plier for retail sign com­pa­nies, announced plans on Mon­day to expand its oper­a­tions in Angola, cre­at­ing up to 20 new jobs by 2017. The com­pany will invest $1.1 mil­lion to lease, ren­o­vate and equip its cur­rent 50,000 …

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Fire At The Airport

Area fire­fight­ers were called out Mon­day to a fire at stor­age units at the Ful­ton County Air­port near Wauseon. Accord­ing to the Sheriff’s Office, the call came in around 9:20 yes­ter­day morn­ing. Wauseon fire­fight­ers were assisted by the Delta, Arch­bold, and Lyons fire depart­ments, and quickly got the flames under …

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Mary Hoene, 100

Mary C. Hoene, 100 years, of Bryan, passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Genesis Health Care-Bryan Center, after a brief illness, with her family at her side.  Mary was born February 6, 1914 in Effingham, Illinois, the daughter of the late Herman and Catherine (Bloemer) Dust.  She married Adolph Hoene …

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