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Kendall Goes To Jail

Andrew Kendall heads to prison. The Bryan man will serve at least 11 years and as many as 14, under new sentencing laws. Kendall was sentenced on five drug-related charges in a Williams County courtroom. Kendall will also get three years post-release control, but was granted credit for time already …

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Culver Changes Plea

David Culver of Fountain, Florida, changes his plea to guilty in the use of interstate commerce facilities…this, in the commission of murder for hire in a federal courtroom in Toledo. Sentencing is scheduled in March. In May, the FBI arrested Culver, alleging he ordered a hit on a Williams County …

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Woes At Metal X

The founder and owner of MetalX confirms a dozen or more terminations at its Delta processing plant, due to shifts in the metal scrap market. Danny Rifkin says between 15% and 20% of the company’s local 55-person workforce at their Highway 109 location was let go through a gradual process …

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Local Funding Announced

The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority makes available $250,000 of Regional Cities initiative funding to invest in an additional project or multiple projects in the 11-county region. The funding comes from savings earned from past projects, investment on deposits and higher than projected returns for tax credits. Fourteen projects are …

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Steven L. Vollmar, 48

Steven L. Vollmar, age 48, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in a trail bike accident near Greenville, Ohio.  Mr. Vollmar was a 1990 graduate of Bryan High School and received an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwest …

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Joshua J. Scalf, 32

Joshua J. Scalf, 32 years, of Bryan passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 in his residence after a battle with Muscular Dystrophy. Josh was born December 9, 1986 the son of Terry and Melissa (Hurst) Scalf. He graduated from Bryan High School. Josh had a passion for life and cherished …

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Ruth Z. De La Cruz, 85

Ruth Z. De La Cruz, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center on November 11, 2019 and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus at the age of 85. Born in San Antonio, Texas on April 25, 1934 to her parents Reymundo …

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Snow And Driving Do Not Mix

The snow makes it annual arrival. It was noticeable on the roads. A woman driving an SUV on County Road M, east of Ohio 15 hits a mailbox and pole after losing control of her vehicle. It’s snow related. The woman was okay. Officials say at least two tractor-trailers crashed …

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More Crashes In DKC

Over in DeKalb County, two teenagers and two children under 10 suffer minor injuries after their car crashes on County Road 60, near County Road 31. Wet, slippery conditions, the cause. They say the 16-year-old behind the wheel, heading east, lost control and went off the road. The SUV hits …

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Baxter Faces Accusations

Van Wert County’s auditor and two deputies in his office are indicted after officials say they broke into the county treasurer’s office, hacked into a computer and tampered with records. Auditor, Philip Baxter is charged with felony breaking and entering and unauthorized use of property. Julienne Rolsten, a deputy county …

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