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FORMER HENRY COUNTY COMMISSIONER PLEADS NOT GUILTY

For­mer Henry County Com­mis­sioner Rich Myers has pleaded not guilty to charges relat­ing to the deliv­ery of an eco­nomic loan. Myers appeared in Henry County Com­mon Pleas Court before Put­nam County Judge Ran­dall Basinger where he pleaded not guilty to two counts of hav­ing an unlaw­ful inter­est in a pub­lic …

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CCNO DEALING WITH OVERCROWDING

CCNO is over­crowded and deal­ing with over­crowd­ing was the main topic of con­ver­sa­tion at Wednesday’s meet­ing of the Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio. Wednesday’s inmate pop­u­la­tion stood at 582 or 91 per­cent. The pop­u­la­tion aver­aged 582 or 91 per­cent in Feb­ru­ary and stood at 585 or 92 per­cent in March. …

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DRUG TOSS WEEKEND

This week­end you can get rid of your unused and expired pre­scrip­tion drugs dur­ing the Drug Enforce­ment Administration’s national drug take-back event. Sev­eral local law enforce­ment agen­cies will be par­tic­i­pat­ing. The event is being held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat­ur­day. Med­ica­tions in pill form will be accepted, but liq­uids and …

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PAULDING WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH

A local woman is dead fol­low­ing a two-vehicle crash Wednes­day. 28 year old Julie Miler of Pauld­ing was north­bound on U.S. 127 when police say she pulled out to pass a car dri­ven by 28 year old Joshua Fin­frock of Pauld­ing. That’s when she nicked Finfrock’s car as she was …

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PUBLIC MEETING ABOUT A CHICKEN FARM DRAWS A CROWD

A pub­lic meet­ing was held Tues­day con­cern­ing the pro­posed Hil­lan­dale Egg Farms. More than 50 showed up at the Huber Opera House and Civic Cen­ter at Hicksville to voice their con­cerns and get answers. Hil­lan­dale Farms is gath­er­ing the nec­es­sary per­mits from the state. The $85 Mil­lion oper­a­tion will be …

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DEFIANCE POLICE WARN OF DEBIT CARD SCAM

Defi­ance Police warn of a debit card scam. They have heard from Mid­west Com­mu­nity Fed­eral Credit Union of sev­eral cus­tomers who reported receiv­ing calls stat­ing their debit cards had been can­celed. The peo­ple were then asked to pro­vide the callers with their debit card num­ber. Police say it’s a scam …

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AUBURN MAY SEE MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM RISE FROM FORMER UTILITY BUILDING

A crum­bling util­ity build­ing in Auburn that’s been vacant for half a cen­tury find a new life… as a museum. A devel­oper wants to restore Auburn’s 80-year-old for­mer elec­tric util­ity build­ing and turn it into a museum dis­play­ing 200 motor­cy­cles. The devel­oper says he hopes to have the build­ing ren­o­vated …

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WIDESPREAD FLOODING

Some rivers have been flood­ing for nearly a week, and emer­gency offi­cials say the recent rain will pro­long the period of high water. Nearly an inch of rain fell in many areas from Tues­day night through Wednes­day after­noon. Flood Warn­ings are in effect for Ful­ton, Henry, Defi­ance, and Pauld­ing Coun­ties …

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Lyle Cram, 70

Lyle E. Cram, age 70, of Edon, Ohio, died at 11:50 A.M. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, where he was a patient. Mr. Cram was employed as a machinist by Mohawk Tools, Montpelier, Ohio, retiring in 1990 with twenty-four years of service. …

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Richard Dietrich, 79

Richard W. Dietrich, 79 years, of Ney, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan.  Richard was born June 12, 1933 in Bryan, Ohio the son of Harold W. and Christian (Grine) Dietrich.  He was a 1951 graduate of Ney High School.  Richard was …

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