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Fatal Crash

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reports a one-vehicle crash early Sat­ur­day morn­ing left a Free­dom Town­ship man dead. 28 year old Kyle H. Altherr was killed in the crash on Town­ship Road T near Town­ship Road 15B at 6:12 a.m. Sat­ur­day when he lost con­trol on the ice-covered road­way. Accord­ing …

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DAV Post Sold In Defiance

Three build­ings that were owned by the Defi­ance chap­ter of the DAV were sold at auc­tion Sat­ur­day morn­ing. The high­est bid­der was Char­lene Grant of Defi­ance, who paid $130,000 for all the build­ings and about 4–1/2 acres of prop­erty, accord­ing to the Cres­cent News. Some­where between 35–40 peo­ple showed up …

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Horsemens Buffet

The Defi­ance County Area Horse­men Asso­ci­a­tion announces that they are hold­ing their annual reverse raf­fle din­ner at 6 p.m. on Sat­ur­day, March 29 at the Defi­ance Knights of Colum­bus hall. All money raised dur­ing the night’s events will go toward har­ness rac­ing at the Defi­ance County Fair. Seats are lim­ited …

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105-Year Prison Sentence Upheld

The Indi­ana state Court of Appeals has upheld a 105-year prison sen­tence for a north­east Indi­ana man con­victed of fatally shoot­ing another man and shoot­ing at a sheriff’s deputy dur­ing a chase. Accord­ing to the Her­ald Repub­li­can, 26-year-old Zao Garth Bur­rell of Angola appealed his sen­tence, argu­ing he didn’t deserve …

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Kathy Netcher, 60

Kathy May Netcher, age 60, of Wauseon, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Fulton county Health Center. Kathy had been a custodian with Quality Cleaning in Wauseon and also with the Wauseon Schools. Kathy was born in Wauseon on May 29, 1953, the daughter of Laurence …

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Power Spike

A power glitch Thurs­day morn­ing around 1 o’clock caused a spike in cur­rent that many peo­ple may not have even noticed while they slept. Accord­ing to The Bryan Times, a capac­i­tor at the Lock­wood Road sub­sta­tion detected a surge and acted to reduce it, as it should. The prob­lem came …

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Defiance Woman Hurt In Crash

A woman from Defi­ance was injured when her vehi­cle slammed into a util­ity pole on a snow and ice cov­ered road in Noble Town­ship. Police say it hap­pened Wednes­day morn­ing as 21 year old Bethany Inbody was headed east on Ohio 15 and her vehi­cle went out of con­trol, off …

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CSX Derailment

A CSX train derailed ear­lier this week in the vil­lage of Ham­ler. Offi­cials with the Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion say the derail­ment hap­pened between 11 p.m. and mid­night Tues­day and 10–12 cars were involved. The cars were haul­ing grain and noth­ing was spilled. Roads and tracks in the area were …

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Napoleon Eyes Options

Napoleon Coun­cil met this week, and coun­cil mem­bers got to take a look at financ­ing options for the new water plant project. City finance direc­tor Greg Heath reported that notes have been secured at one-half-percent inter­est for the engi­neer­ing and pre­lim­i­nary costs, which are esti­mated to be around 2.5 mil­lion …

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Child Neglect Charged

A Steuben County cou­ple were arrested Wednes­day, accused of neglect­ing and mis­treat­ing a 6-year-old child 29 year old Christo­pher Wick­er­ham, and 32 year old April Wick­er­ham, both now face felony counts of neglect of a depen­dent and bat­tery to a child after an inves­ti­ga­tion by The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office …

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