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Robbery In LC

A Liberty Center convenience store is robbed. Police are still looking for the suspect at this hour. Deputies were called in to the Liberty Main Stop on Ohio 109. They say an unknown black male entered the store with a handgun and left with the loot. It’s not known how …

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Blaze Handled In Defiance

Several area fire departments are called to a structure fire in rural Defiance on Bowman Road. Officials tell reporters the blaze damaged the attic and roof area of the home. The South Richland, Delaware and Defiance fire departments helped out, fighting the blaze. An investigation into the fire continues at …

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Towns Case Update

Proceedings continue in Bryan Municipal Court for Williams County Sheriff, Steve Towns. As we reported, he faces two misdemeanor offenses, concerning a disclosure of information related to an investigation. Three counts of improperly releasing child abuse reports have been dismissed. Towns, who remains at his post, was granted a personal-recognizance …

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More Bucks For CCNO

The Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio governing board sets a 2020 operating budget that includes good news for its members. The $19 million budget is about $67 thousand dollars more this year, it’s a 3.6 percent increase.

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Local Companies Recognized

Women in Transportation’s official magazine, Redefining the Road, releases the 2019 list of Top Companies for Women to Work For in the transportation industry. Both Keller Logistics Group and affiliate, Thomas E. Keller Trucking, made this year’s list. More than 150 nominations and nearly 11,000 votes identified the 86 companies …

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Boo To You

With Halloween this Thursday, various “Trick or Treat” celebrations are going on this week, as area communities get ready for ghosts and other goolish visitors. Bryan will have a trunk or treat on Thursday, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. on the west side of the square in downtown. The …

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Montpelier Mulls Budget

The Montpelier Council gave a first reading to the village’s $18 million dollar 2020 appropriations budget. Officials told the panel the village historically overestimates its expenses and underestimates its revenues, and expects the final 2020 numbers to show the village in the black, similar to this year. They added, this …

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Horse Dies In Recovery

A horse we reported, seized from a LaGrange County property with a history of animal abuse concerns, dies from its wounds in foster care. Back on Wednesday, deputies and the State Board of Animal Health served a search warrant at Larry Myers’ property. Several animals were found to be in …

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Halloween Candy Scare

Police in Van Wert are warning residents to check their children’s Halloween candy after a woman reportedly found a needle in a treat. She told officers her children collected the candy somewhere on Jefferson Street, 2nd Street or 3rd Street. It’s unknown if the department has a suspect in the …

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Governor Wants Parole Review

Gov. DeWine orders a review of the state parole system, following the involvement of a recently released offender in a crash that killed two 6-year-old-cousins. Raymond Walters has pled not guilty by reason of insanity to 22 charges, including murder in the August crash. Police say Walters’ father was taking …

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