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CRASH INJURES DEFIANCE MAN

The Ohio High­way Patrol is con­tin­u­ing their inves­ti­ga­tion into a two vehi­cle crash Thurs­day after­noon that injured a Defi­ance man. Police report the crash occurred right before 12:30 yes­ter­day after­noon on Ohio 15 when a north­bound vehi­cle dri­ven by 40 year old Anthony Silva of Defi­ance crossed the cen­ter­line and …

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DEFIANCE BACKS DOWN TO GM

Defi­ance city offi­cials are now hav­ing sec­ond thoughts regard­ing a dead­line they pre­vi­ously issued, requir­ing the local Gen­eral Motors plant on Ohio 281 to begin annex­a­tion pro­ceed­ings or have their munic­i­pal water ser­vice shut off. A let­ter attempt­ing to force the issue was sent to GM ear­lier this year in …

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NAPOLEON OFFICER HURT IN CRASH

A Napoleon police offi­cer was injured Thurs­day morn­ing in a one-vehicle crash while respond­ing to a pur­suit with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. 28 year old Patrol­man Brad Strick­land ran off the road and hit a util­ity pole and small tree before over­turn­ing in a field. Strick­land was taken to …

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SPEEDING WOMAN SOUGHT

Troop­ers are still look­ing for the dri­ver of a vehi­cle who led offi­cers on a high speed pur­suit through Defi­ance and Henry coun­ties Thurs­day morn­ing. They say a white female with dark brown or black hair and wear­ing a pink zip up hoodie and shorts, dri­ving a 2005 Chevy Trail­blazer …

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Milo Renz, 85

Milo L. Renz, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in his residence with his family at his side. He was under the care of Community Health Professionals Hospice.  Milo was born March 6, 1928, in Sherwood, Ohio, the son of the late Perry O. and Gertrude H. …

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ELEVATOR CON-MAN SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TIME

A for­mer Arch­bold Ele­va­tor offi­cial has been sen­tenced in Ful­ton County Court to 34 months in prison for his role in the busi­ness’ 2011 defraud­ing case. 55 year old William Fricke of Wauseon, was found guilty in August of grand theft, delayed price agree­ment, mis­ap­pli­ca­tion of cor­po­rate assets and four …

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NEWS FROM CCNO

The Cor­rec­tions Cen­ter of North­west Ohio received high praise dur­ing recent inspec­tions. The Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio met Wednes­day, when they approved a 2014 oper­at­ing bud­get as well as enhance­ments to the facil­ity. CCNO recently had a state jail inspec­tion, in which the inspec­tor inter­acted with both staff and …

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BRYAN POLICE REPORT

Bryan Police say they picked up a man on a domes­tic vio­lence charge. 41 year old William Asbury of Oak­wook Avenue in Bryan was arrested and charged with Domes­tic Vio­lence on Wednes­day just before 6pm. Asbury was locked up in CCNO. Bryan Police also report an injury Crash on E. …

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LUCKY LOTTERY WINNER X 2!!

You gotta play to win as they say… Defi­ance res­i­dent Dwight Bowen has, for the sec­ond time within four years, won the $200 mil­lion Extreme Cash game prize of $50,000 a year for 20 years, or $1 mil­lion. The 65 year old Bowen,had a win­ning ticket in the Ohio Lottery’s …

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Doris Teegardin, 84

Doris M. Teegardin, 84 years, of Angola, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Lakeland Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Angola.  Doris was born March 9, 1929 in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of the late Virgil M. and Vada M. (Berline) Seeman.  She married Ronald D. Teegardin on August 22, 1948 in …

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