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Leslie Lee Liberty, 56

LESLIE “Kit” LEE LIBERTY Leslie wanted everyone to remember: Just Be Nice and Trust God. Leslie “Kit” Lee Liberty, 56 years, of Montpelier, Ohio passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Leslie was born May 6, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter …

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Marcile L. Viers, 102

Marcile L. Viers, age 102, formerly a longtime resident of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:25 A.M. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident.  Mrs. Viers graduated from Waterloo High School and Fort Wayne Beauty College.  She operated Marcile’s Beauty …

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Testing Available In Bryan

The Bryan Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 testing to the public, beginning Monday morning. Officials say once the test is scheduled, it is conducted as a drive-through, self-administered test, outside the health center on S. Main St., in Bryan. The test is a live virus test, in which a …

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Serious Crash Near LC

Crews respond to a two-vehicle crash at County Roads V and 10, three miles northwest of Liberty Center. Several are hurt. At least one person was flown to St. Vincent’s in Toledo. Rescue and fire units from Napoleon and Delta were also at the scene. Investigators say it appears one …

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Pool Closed In Delta

The Delta swimming pool will be closed for the season…COVID-19. The difficulty in achieving mandated sanitizing and social distancing in the pool…cited as a major factor in the decision. The mandated reduction in the allowed capacity inside the fenced area of the pool also could present major challenges, such as …

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Tracing Squabble Quelled In Columbus

A proposal by House Republicans to require individuals’ written consent for the state to track the spread of the coronavirus is rejected by fellow Republicans in the Ohio Senate. The House would have required in-writing permission before the Health Department could undertake what is known as contract tracing. This technique …

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Covid In WC…Now

COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health, but only one new case has been confirmed in Williams County this week. To date, officials confirm 40 cases, with an additional 15 probable. In all…there have been five hospitalizations and one death. Thirty-one cases are connected to the Corrections Center …

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Brown Faces Charges

Defiance County deputies arrest a man on 49 counts of gross sexual imposition and 24 counts of child endangerment. Simuel Brown of Defiance, was taken into custody at the lockup in Stryker. Prosecutors say it was an ongoing course of conduct, involving two juvenile victims over a number of years.

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Chase And Bust On Turnpike

The Ohio State Highway Patrol catches a Fulton County man after a short pursuit on the Ohio Turnpike. Ryan Nofziger, of Wauseon, was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to comply, cocaine possession, two counts of child endangerment and more. Officers say when they spotted the car, Nofziger was driving …

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Turbine Technology Gets The Nod

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approves a $1.5 million dollar contract for upgrades to one of its turbines. Officials say the GT No. 2 Westinghouse gas turbine is one of two used by BMU to generate additional energy during times of peak usage, or during emergencies. Last year, the …

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