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Horse Dies In Accident

A horse and buggy driven by a 12-year-old boy is hit after running a stop sign in LaGrange County. Deputies say the buggy was traveling south on County Road 300 E, east of LaGrange when it ran a stop sign at the intersection with US 20. A semi traveling on …

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Felix Faces Court

John Felix of Fayette was sentenced to one year of community control and ordered to pay prosecution costs in a Fulton County courtroom. Felix previously pled guilty to negligent assault. On June 3, 2018, he was brought in after an incident involving two others.

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Changes To IN Hate Bill

Indiana’s state Senate removes sexual orientation, gender identity, race and a list of other characteristics from a hate crimes bill. The Republican-majority body voted on amendments which would have allowed judges to impose additional penalties against anyone convicted of committing crimes fueled by those and other biases. The Senate voted …

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Gas Tax Announced

Gov. DeWine will announce his proposed recommendation for increasing the state gas tax to address a chronic shortfall in spending on road renovations. DeWine told reporters there are no other solutions outside a gas tax increase, while warning that any increase simply keeps Ohio from falling behind. He wouldn’t provide …

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Bitcoin…Not So Hot

Ohio’s state treasurer says only two tax payments have been made using bitcoin through the recently-launched option to pay taxes using the cryptocurrency. Robert Sprague says officials are reviewing how the program might be curtailed or expanded. A state spokesman declined to specify the value of the payments.

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Carol M. Radican, 78

Carol M. Radican, 78 of Bryan, passed away Monday evening at her home.  She was born on July 23, 1940 in South Bend, Indiana to Dale and Pearl (Stark) Brewer.  Carol was a 1958 graduate of Riley High School in South Bend, Indiana.  Her love and generosity and kindness will long be remembered …

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Darian M. Elliott,

Darian M. Elliott, age 23, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019, in Bryan, Ohio. Darian was a 2014 graduate of Edgerton High School where he ran cross country and was member of the wrestling team. He enjoyed literature, political science, philosophy and listening to classical music. …

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New Digs For Seniors In Talks

A new place to live for seniors in Bryan is in discussion. A 48-unit senior independent living facility has been proposed for the property at South Portland and Cardinal streets. Forty one-bedroom units would be 720 square feet each, while eight two-bedroom units would be 910. The facility, intended for …

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Gun Bill Gets It Wrong

A mistake in writing up an Ohio bill could inadvertently ban several types of already legal guns. At issue is legislation approved by lawmakers last year that allows off-duty police officers to carry firearms and phases in pre-emption of many local firearms restrictions, among other changes. The bill also attempted …

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Aquifer Meeting Set

A Pioneer company’s proposal to sell water from a local aquifer will undergo public scrutiny March 12 at an Environmental Protection Agency hearing in Fayette. Artesian of Pioneer plans to dig a test well about a mile northwest of the village on County Road S after it met EPA criteria …

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