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Defiance Fire

Fire­fight­ers bat­tled flames in Defi­ance County on Wednes­day morn­ing. The Cres­cent News says fire­fight­ers from Tif­fin, Jew­ell and South Rich­land town­ships were called out just after 9 Wednes­day morn­ing to a fire on Mekus Road that orig­i­nated in a well pump build­ing, then spread to a nearby out­build­ing. The cause …

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Pedestrian Fatality Probed

The Ohio High­way Patrol still has filed no charges against a dri­ver involved in a fatal pedes­trian crash in Ful­ton County. Inves­ti­gatos say they are still try­ing to fig­ure out exactly what hap­pend on the night of April 9th, when 30 year old Haylee Brandt was found dead in a …

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Guy “Hutch” Hutchinson, 69

Guy G. “Hutch” Hutchinson, age 69, of Wauseon and formerly of Springfield, VT passed away late Tuesday April 29, 2014 in his home following an extended illness. Prior to his retirement he had worked for the former Bryant Grinder Corp. in Springfield, VT as a Service Technician. He had also …

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Gail Mann, 91

Gail I. Mann, age 91, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Swanton Health Care. Mrs. Mann had been a 5th Grade School Teacher for five years at the former Pike School and then for 24 years in the Evergreen School system in the Chesterfield and Lyons Schools. Gail …

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Clark McLaughlin, 94

Clark Ely McLaughlin, 94 years, of Bryan, and formerly of West Unity and a 38 year resident of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania, Ohio.  Clark was born August 9, 1919 in Jefferson Township, Williams County, Ohio, the son of the late Hubert Lee and …

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NAMI Plans Meeting Tuesday

The next NAMI Four County meet­ing will be held at the Defi­ance office of Maumee Val­ley Guid­ance Cen­ter at 7 p.m. Tues­day, May 6. CEO Con­nie Plan­son of Maumee Val­ley Guid­ance Cen­ter, and Rhonda Muehlfeld, cen­ter direc­tor of Health Part­ners of West­ern Ohio, will pro­vide a one year update on …

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Tax Decision Up To The Voters In Bryan

Deci­sion day is just around the cor­ner, and next Tues­day will be a big day for the peo­ple of Bryan. On Tues­day, vot­ers will decide whether to renew Bryan’s expir­ing 1/2 per­cent income tax, which funds street and sewer main­te­nance and improve­ments and the Police and Fire Com­plex. The Bryan …

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Resignation In Defiance

A res­ig­na­tion from the Defi­ance city coun­cil… 76 year old Ward II rep­re­sen­ta­tive Larry Bryant sub­mit­ted his let­ter of res­ig­na­tion this week, stat­ing that he was step­ping down due to his age and some health issues. Bryant has been on the coun­cil since 2008, and he was re-elected to a …

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Rape Allegation Made At Paulding Exempted Board Meeting

Accu­sa­tions of rape were lev­eled at a meet­ing this week of the Pauld­ing Exempted Vil­lage Board of Edu­ca­tion. Barry Vance of Pauld­ing asked the Board of Edu­ca­tion to remove a rock placed in honor of a for­mer Pauld­ing Mid­dle School teacher from school prop­erty. Vance told the board that when …

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Man Arrested For Driving After Lifetime Ban

Angola Police arrested a LaGrange man for dri­ving a car after his license had been sus­pended for life. 36-year-old Leroy Titus III was pulled over after an offi­cer noticed he had plates which expired last Decem­ber. Titus told the offi­cer that the vehi­cle was not his and he did not …

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