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DRUG BUST IN ANGOLA

Police say they broke up a major drug oper­a­tion in Steuben County on Mon­day. 5 peo­ple were arrested in Angola. Nikki Lud­low, Andrew Fitch, Kenny Fletcher, Luther Fitch, and Grover Lowe are all charged with ille­gal drug pos­ses­sion and coun­ter­feit­ing. Inves­ti­ga­tors uncov­ered meth, mar­i­juana, drug para­pher­na­lia, and coun­ter­feit money in …

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CRASH NEAR EDGERTON

One per­son was injured when the pickup truck they were dri­ving crashed into a tree along County Road C75 near Edger­ton Tues­day after­noon. The dri­ver, who was alone in the truck, had to be extri­cated by emer­gency per­son­ell and then was life flighted. The acci­dent report­edly hap­pened around 2pm yes­ter­day …

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HOUSE RIPS GOVERNOR’S BUDGET

Ohio House Repub­li­cans on Tues­day ripped apart their own governor’s pro­posed bud­get, strip­ping away his plan to expand Med­ic­aid and much of his tax over­haul and revamp­ing how he wanted to fund schools. The revamped House plan spreads addi­tional school fund­ing over more dis­tricts. The new plan also adds fund­ing …

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Ronald “Smokey” Schweitzer, 88

Ronald G “Smokey” Schweitzer, age 88, passed away Sunday April 7, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked for Strydel/Ohio Art in Stryker, Weatherhead in Angola, IN and the KOA campground in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Schweitzer was born on September 9, …

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Harold Johnson, 82

Harold W. Johnson, age 82 years, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born June 23, 1930, at Stanford, KY, the son of James and Florence (Anness) Johnson. He married Dorothy Harris on August 31, 1957, and …

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STRYKER CAT ISSUE STILL OPEN

The inves­ti­ga­tion into stray cats in Stryker con­tin­ues. Mayor Dan Hughes read a pre­pared state­ment at Stryker Vil­lage Council’s reg­u­lar meet­ing Mon­day, ask­ing res­i­dents to allow time for the jus­tice sys­tem to sort out alle­ga­tions that stray cats were dis­posed of in an inhu­mane man­ner by mem­bers of the police …

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HENRY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FILE SUITS TO COLLECT $$

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have filed a civil claim against Ruralogic, Inc with offices also in Bryan, Napoleon and Arch­bold for non-payment of a loan. Accord­ing to the suit, the com­mis­sion­ers approved a $200,000 loan to the com­pany in March 2011. Ruralogic’s last pay­ment was made last Sep­tem­ber. The com­mis­sion­ers …

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NEW POLICE CAR FOR MONTPELIER

Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day voted to approve the pur­chase of a new police vehi­cle. A new Ford Inter­cep­tor SUV will be pur­chased through the Ohio Depart­ment of Admin­is­tra­tive Ser­vices. Coun­cil agreed, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, that the cost of the vehi­cle be capped at $31,000. Mont­pe­lier Coun­cil also …

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DETOUR

A local road is closed, mean­ing a detour for some dri­vers. The Defi­ance County engineer’s office says that Beer­bower Road, between Won­derly and Ride­nour roads, will be closed until Fri­day, weather per­mit­ting, for a cul­vert replacement.

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HENRY COUNTY CLEANUP

Some peo­ple in Henry County will be hit­ting the roads to clean up the county’s road­ways as part of the annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup event, spon­sored by the Henry County Solid Waste Dis­trict. Each year, about 300 indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and orga­ni­za­tions vol­un­teer to clean more than 800 miles of …

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