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Roof Money Passes

Williams County commissioners approve $76 thousand dollars in line item appropriations at their regular meeting. The meeting was held online…coronavirus. The expenditures include $46 thousand to cover the expense of roof repairs at Hillside Country Living, the county-owned nursing, memory care and assisted living facility on County Road 16 north …

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Coronavirus In Prison

The number of prison inmates testing positive for coronavirus soared well past the 50,000 mark last month, as recent outbreaks threatened to undo control measures put in place earlier in the pandemic. At the end of June, the total number of coronavirus cases among prisoners had reached at least 52,649, …

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Bribery Charges In Toledo

Four Toledo City Council members and a private attorney are accused of taking part in a bribery and extortion scheme. Officials say they encouraged accepting cash and other things of value from business owners in exchange for favorable votes on issues before the council, federal prosecutors say. Tyrone Riley, Yvonne …

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Leo F. Thomas, 89

Leo F. Thomas, age 89, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 5:09 P.M. on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, where he was a patient after an extended illness. Mr. Thomas was a 1949 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a veteran …

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Carolyn May Figgins, 83

Carolyn May Figgins went to be with the Lord at 12:45 a.m. Saturday, July 04, 2020, finally declaring her independence from a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease at the farm she loved so much with her devoted husband by her side.  She was 83.  Carolyn was born December 08, 1936 in Montpelier, …

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Burnell D. “Nellie” Johns, 86

Burnell D. “Nellie” Johns, 86 years, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 in his residence. He was born November 13, 1933 in Sherwood, Ohio, the son of the late Gerald L. and Leola (Schroeder) Johns. Burnell was a 1951 graduate of Sherwood High School. Nellie was an …

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Deadly Crash In Fulton Co

Officers are investigating a deadly solo crash on County Road R, east of County Road 26 in Gorham Township. Erik Makula of Delta was westbound on R…when he drove off the right side of the road, hitting several trees. A four month old child in the back seat is killed. …

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New Coronavirus Alert System Unveiled

Ohio is using a new color-coded, county-by-county coronavirus alert and advisory system to assess which areas may be seeing flare-ups of cases. The system takes into account seven indicators for each county, such as sustained increases in cases and coronavirus-related hospital admissions, outpatient and emergency room visits, and the proportion …

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Outline For School Openings Announced

Governor, DeWine gives reporters an overview for schools considering whether and how to reopen in Ohio. Most teachers will be required to wear masks or face shields at schools that choose to resume in-person classes…and face coverings are strongly recommended for students in third grade and above. State officials are …

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Ability To Pay Is Shelved

The state Supreme Court rules Ohio trial court judges do not have to consider whether defendants have the ability to pay for the cost of their prosecutions now or in the future. The court in a 5-2 vote says judges already have broad discretion to waive, suspend or modify court …

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