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DETOUR

A local road is closed, mean­ing a detour for some dri­vers. The Defi­ance County engineer’s office says that Beer­bower Road, between Won­derly and Ride­nour roads, will be closed until Fri­day, weather per­mit­ting, for a cul­vert replacement.

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HENRY COUNTY CLEANUP

Some peo­ple in Henry County will be hit­ting the roads to clean up the county’s road­ways as part of the annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup event, spon­sored by the Henry County Solid Waste Dis­trict. Each year, about 300 indi­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and orga­ni­za­tions vol­un­teer to clean more than 800 miles of …

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Karen Roose, 57

Karen L Roose, 57, died Saturday April 6, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Karen was born July 8, 1955 in Montpelier, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn (Zuver) Roose. She graduated from Hilltop High School in 1973. Karen began her working career as a cook at …

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Bryan PD Activity

Bryan Police report sev­eral unre­lated arrests over the past few days. On Thurs­day, 31 year old Ken­neth Can­field of Payne, Ohio was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court for fail­ing to appear to pay resti­tu­tion. Can­field also had addi­tional war­rants out of Defi­ance and Ful­ton Coun­ties. …

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Kudos To Wauseon Elementary

Wauseon Ele­men­tary School has been named one of the state’s 39 high-performing reward schools for 2012. High-performing reward schools score in the top 10 per­cent of schools for com­bined read­ing and math pro­fi­ciency. Rec­og­niz­ing high per­form­ing schools, accord­ing to the Ohio Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, moti­vates schools that are not mak­ing …

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Eagle Scout

A young man from Stryker has reached the pin­na­cle of achieve­ment in the Boy Scouts. Hunter Clinga­man, a mem­ber of Troop 79 in Stryker, is now an Eagle Scout. He received his award yes­ter­day. Hunter joined scout­ing ten years ago as a mem­ber of Stryker Cub Scout Pack 3079. Hunter …

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Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Crash

A Spencerville teenager died Sun­day after crash­ing a dirt bike at a motocross track. 16 year old Tyler Cook was rid­ing a Honda CR 250 dirt bike at the Tri-State Motor­cy­cle Club, south­west of But­ler when the crash hap­pened. Wit­nesses say Cook went off a jump on the motocross track …

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Clinic Fire

Fire crews were called out to a large fire at a health clinic in Gar­rett, Indi­ana Fri­day morn­ing. The fire at St. Martin’s Health­care was first reported around 8 a.m. Fri­day. The build­ing sus­tained heavy water and smoke dam­age. St. Martin’s Health­care is a clinic that serves those who can’t …

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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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