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Defiance Agenda

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers have a num­ber of items on the agenda for their meet­ing today. Fol­low­ing a gen­eral ses­sion, com­mis­sion­ers expect to receive updates from OSU Exten­sion Office offi­cials, The County Engi­neer, Defi­ance Area Cham­ber of Com­merce, and Defiance/Paulding County Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices. Com­mis­sion­ers also plan to dis­cuss employee …

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HERE COME THE CHICKENS

Hil­lan­dale Farms Ohio LLC plans to break ground in June to a 100-acre lay­ing hen farm in Hicksville. The farm will be a first in Ohio for the com­pany, which is based in Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­va­nia. The Bryan Times reports that the farm will be located 3 miles east of Hicksville …

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NEW TRAFFIC LIGHT

Traf­fic was dis­rupted for a few hours in Bryan Thurs­day. The street depart­ment spent a good part of the after­noon replac­ing a stop­light at Town­line Road and High Street. The old stop­light was dam­aged when it got hit last year. Work­ers poured a new base and then had to run …

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METZ FIRE

A one story farm­house west of Metz was destroyed by flames Wednes­day morn­ing. Fire­fight­ers from nine depart­ments were called out at about 1:40am Wednes­day. The house was fully involved when fire­fight­ers arrived. Hamil­ton fire­fight­ers got mutual aide from Metz, Angola, Flo­rence Town­ship, Ash­ley, Fre­mont, Hud­son, Pleas­ant Lake and But­ler crews. …

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HOG REMAINS AT SHELTER

The Williams County Humane Soci­ety is still car­ing for a hog that fell from a truck Mon­day morn­ing near Mont­pe­lier on US 20. The hog is at the humane soci­ety shel­ter where they say the 450 pound sow is doing well with the excep­tion of some scratches and an injured …

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ARMSTRONG ITEMS UP FOR AUCTION

A Texas auc­tion house says it is orga­niz­ing and prepar­ing for the sale of items from Neil Armstrong’s boy­hood home. The first man to walk on the moon died last August at the age of 82. Her­itage Auc­tions says the fam­ily which bought the house in the mid 60’s have …

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TORNADO ANNIVERSARY

It was 39 years ago this week that nature’s vio­lent side was unleashed in our area in a way that we have never seen before and never seen since. The Super Out­break of 1974 is the worst recorded tor­nado out­break on record. The out­break brought a com­bined 13 tor­na­does to …

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BRYAN PD BUSY

Bryan Police report sev­eral arrests… 32 year old David Williams of 108 E. Pierce St. Bryan, was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. He was unable to post bond and taken to CCNO. 21 year old Patrick Eat­man of 531 S. Beech St. Apt A Bryan, …

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TEENS ARRESTED FOR VEHICLE BREAK-INS

Deputies in Steuben County have arrested two teenagers they say broke into vehi­cles. 19 year old Chris­t­ian Gar­cia and a 17-year-old boy report­edly admit­ted to the thefts from unlocked vehi­cles in the Lake James area. Juve­nile charges were filed against the 17-year-old. Gar­cia faces a felony count of theft and …

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ROAD REROUNTING PROJECT LISTED

Area leg­is­la­tors, Defi­ance County offi­cials, and oth­ers met with Arch­bold vil­lage offi­cials to talk about upgrad­ing a Ful­ton County road into a state route. Local offi­cials want state leg­is­la­tors to con­sider fund­ing a project that would upgrade Ful­ton County Road 24 and pos­si­bly reroute Ohio 66 down the road just …

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