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BRYAN DECIDES ON TWO STORY SCHOOL

The Bryan City Board of Edu­ca­tion agreed at their Mon­day night meet­ing that the pro­posed new build­ing for grades 6–12 will be designed as a two-story struc­ture. The two-story plan was approved fol­low­ing exam­i­na­tion of archi­tects’ esti­mates on the con­struc­tion and main­te­nance of a one-story vs. a two-story build­ing. The …

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BLOOD DRIVE IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Chap­ter of the Amer­i­can Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednes­day, Aug. 26, from 2–7 p.m. at the Fam­ily Chris­t­ian Cen­ter on E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. To sched­ule an appoint­ment, call 800-RED-CROSS. There is a short­age of blood with all types of blood needed. The …

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ANGOLA MAN ARRESTED ON SEX CHARGES

A man from Angola has been arrested on sex charges. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports that 23 year old Day­ton Pen­land has been charged with four felony child molesta­tion charges involv­ing a child under the age of 14. Sheriff’s offi­cers say the molesta­tion hap­pened between March and the end …

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MOTORCYCLE CRASH INJURES TWO

Two motor­cy­cle dri­vers were taken to hos­pi­tals with injuries after a motor­cy­cle crash in Henry County. It hap­pened on State Route 109 near Cherry Street in Lib­erty Cen­ter. The police report says two motor­cy­cles were involved. Inves­ti­ga­tors say it appears that one biker rear-ended the other, caus­ing the first motor­cy­cle …

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MULTI-COUNTY DRUG BUST

Arrests and prop­erty seizures resulted from a big drug sweep through the area. More than $1 Mil­lion worth of mar­i­juana plants were seized by area law enforce­ment offi­cers through­out a five county area includ­ing Williams, Ful­ton, Henry, Put­nam, and Defi­ance coun­ties last week. The total was actu­ally 1,176 pot plants …

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WATER SAFE AGAIN IN PAULDING

You may already know, but if not… that boil advi­sory for water in the vil­lage of Pauld­ing has been lifted. The vil­lage util­i­ties depart­ment reports that water in the dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem has been tested and is safe to use for drink­ing and cook­ing with­out hav­ing to boil it. Pauld­ing had …

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DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS GETTING A CLOSER LOOK

Pauld­ing County com­mis­sion­ers are tak­ing a seri­ous look at some dan­ger­ous inter­sec­tions along U.S. 24. Com­mis­sion­ers have met with other agen­cies to dis­cuss the inter­sec­tions at length in order to get to the bot­tom of what may be the cause of the many acci­dents where county roads cross the high­way. …

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CAR HITS TROOPER

A two car crash resulted in injures to an Ohio State High­way Patrol trooper Sun­day after­noon. The High­way Patrol reports that it hap­pened on State Route 576 at County Road R just after 3:00 PM yes­ter­day. 25 year old Nathan Rios of Angola was west­bound on County Road R when …

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GAS STATION ROBBERY

A Mont­pe­lier gas sta­tion was robbed Wednes­day night and police are look­ing for the man who did it. Mont­pe­lier Police say a white male entered the Valero Main Stop just past 10pm on Wednes­day, grabbed a sta­tion employee and made off with cash and three car­tons of cig­a­rettes. Accord­ing to …

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STRYKER HOMECOMING

Stryker’s annual home­com­ing cel­e­bra­tion is this week­end. It starts tomor­row with break­fast by the Boy Scouts at St. John Lutheran Church between 6 and 10am. That will be fol­lowed by a fun run, a parade, a cruise-in, a bas­ket­ball tour­na­ment, a car wash, golf chip­ping game, arm wrestling, corn­hole, and …

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