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Com Issues For Responders

Williams County’s EMS and fire communication lines are open and functioning, as ongoing technical issues arose this weekend. Officials say the system is up and running, but there are still a few problems. Officials believe it is a circuit issue. The primary paging system runs from the 911 Communications office …

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Candidate Forum In HC

In Holiday City…the three Republican candidates for Williams County Sheriff addressed concerns about their history, discipline and qualifications at a candidates night event. Hosted by WBNO/WQCT and The Bryan Times, the trio answered questions that ranged from morale, the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force and a list of other concerns that …

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Answers Found In Car Story

Defiance Police has identified the owner of a vehicle, found last week submerged in the Maumee River. The owner was found through an old article in an area newspaper. The 1993 story indicates Erik Johansen reported the theft of his 1983 Buick Century, valued at $1,500, while it was parked …

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Jill L. Eddings, 75

Jill L. Eddings, age 75, of Lyons, passed away Monday morning at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She married William Eddings on October 12, 1962, and he survives. Jill was born in Ogden Center, Michigan on October 23, 1944, to her parents, Donald and Ethel (Griffen) Case. Both of her parents preceded …

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Rhea E. Kaser, 97

Rhea E. Kaser, 97, passed away Sunday morning at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  For many years Rhea lived in the California and Utah area until 1991 when she returned to the Williams County are.  For the past 5 years she resided at the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community.  She …

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Deadly Crash Near Defiance

A Defiance man dies in a two vehicle crash outside of Defiance, on Ohio 111, near Hammersmith Road. Officials say Fabian Aguilar of Oakwood, was southbound, when he failed to negotiate a curve, hitting a pickup truck, driven by Rex Wimmer, of Defiance, head on. Aguilar was taken to Defiance …

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Building Damage At Area Employer

A fire at Scottdel in Swanton leads to the partial demolition of one of the company’s buildings. Officials say shortly after returning to the Swanton Fire and Rescue Station from a prior incident, a firefighter noticed black smoke coming from Scottdel Cushion Plant #4, on Zeiter Way. Approximately half of …

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Burg Bust In Bryan

A Sherwood man is arrested in connection to a break-in at Goebel Wrecking, on Ohio 34. Eugene Terrell now faces a list of charges. He was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. He has a court date in Bryan, soon. They say Terrell was taking car parts. While …

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Leave The Zebras Alone

Assaulting a referee would become a crime punishable by a fine and community service hours, under legislation pending in the Ohio House. The latest version of the bill would make an assault on referees before, during or after a sporting event, or in retaliation for their decisions, a first-degree misdemeanor …

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Robert L. Fast, 88

On February 23, 2020, Robert Fast walked away from his physical struggle and into the arms of his Lord. He was surrounded by loving family and friends through this journey. He was expertly cared for by the hands of many. Bob was born on November 16, 1931, son of Ruby …

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