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Arlean J. Jackman, 75

Arlean J. Jackman, age 75, of Cecil, Ohio, passed away at 1:10 P.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio, where she was a patient. Mrs. Jackman attended Ravenscroft Beauty School and worked as a beautician. She also worked a number of years …

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David C. Lunsford, 72

David C. Lunsford, age 72, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away early Thursday morning, October 24, 2019 in his home.  He was born April 30, 1947 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Jack Teasdale and Frances Una Viola (Boley) Lunsford.  He married Susan Elaine Sager on September 12, 1973 and she …

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Injury Crash On CR 16

One person is taken to the hospital after an SUV hits a school bus on County Road 16. None of the 7 kids onboard were hurt. Investigators say one car was southbound on 16. The driver didn’t yield at a stop sign at the intersection of 16 and D…the car …

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Big Test Coming Up

Williams County utility officials, workers and first responders are setting up a massive test scenario, to be ready if a chemical related emergency arises. Bryan Municipal Utilities will host an emergency preparedness drill, involving the simulated release of an industrial chemical at the Bryan Water Treatment Plant on Tuesday. Utility …

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Water Meeting In WC

The Ohio, Michigan, Indiana Council of Governments meet in Williams County, in its first public meeting as a body since forming earlier this year. The council is the result of local efforts to band together governmental bodies from the nine counties in three states that draw water from the aquifer. …

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A New Employer For The Area

A Canadian steel distributor buys land in Fulton County. Nova Tube and Steel LLC paid $767,900 for property on County Road H, in rural Delta, near a short line railroad. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, the steel processor has nine locations in Canada, the United States, and Mexico…and services the automotive, …

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M. Edythe Webster, 81

M. Edythe Webster, age 81, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 9:10 A.M. on Friday, October 25, 2019, at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana, where she was a resident. Mrs. Webster was a graduate of Edgerton High School and worked at Dolly’s Restaurant, where she met …

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Chem Drill Coming Up

In case a chemical-based emergency arises, Williams County utility officials, workers and first responders are setting up a massive test scenario to ensure they are ready if something like that happens. Bryan Municipal Utilities will host an emergency preparedness drill involving the simulated release of an industrial chemical at the …

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Per Diem Changes In Stryker

CCNO’s governing board OK’s a 2020 operating budget that is a little higher than this year’s. It includes some good news for Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas and Williams counties…next year’s per diem amount charged to them for housing inmates at the facility will be $71.75, a 93-cent decrease from the …

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Pair Charged With Drug Trafficking

Two Michigan residents are brought in on drug charges following a lengthy investigation. Tyler Abston and Vicki Witmer are accused of trafficking in heroin and methamphetamine. Area officers seized more than 20 ounces of meth and over four ounces of a heroin, mixed with fentanyl. Bond was set for both …

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