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Bomb Threat In SC

Steuben County deputies respond to the McDonald’s on North Old 27 in Jamestown Township for a possible bomb threat…phoned in to the restaurant. The place was closed and cleared out. The bomb squad comes in and combs through area…while several roadways were closed off. Nothing was found…and the place opened …

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New Happenings At Industrial Park

There was a groundbreaking at the industrial park in Bryan. S&S Directional Boring…Advanced Rehabilitation Technology…and OBIC will make the move from their current County Road 17 home to a $2.5 million, 48,000-square-foot facility, set to be finished in April. The move will see the three firms’ collective payroll rise from …

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The Supreme Court Is Coming

The Ohio Supreme Court will hold court in Williams County on Oct. 23. Officials say the bench will present official, open-to-the-public arguments on several ongoing cases in the auditorium at Montpelier Schools. The hearings will be attended by upperclassmen from schools across the county, in sessions of 200 per case, …

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More Horse Requirements In OH

The Ohio Department of Agriculture announces new veterinary inspection requirements for horses entering Ohio. They apply to all horses, including those intended to participate in the All American Quarter Horse Congress. The intent is to prevent the spread of Vesicular Stomatitis. They say it’s highly contagious, with biting insects the …

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Lois M. Maugel, 84

Lois M. Maugel, age 84, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:50 A.M. on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the home of her daughter in Edgerton, Ohio, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Maugel was a 1952 graduate of Hicksville High School and graduated from The Ohio State University in 1954 with …

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Lois A. Marquardt, 79

Lois A. Marquardt, age 79 of Wauseon, Ohio and formerly of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Friday evening, September 27, 2019 in Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania, Ohio.  Lois was born June 19, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pa to the late Raymond L. and Minerva D. (Hile) Maines.  She married Leon H. Marquardt …

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Vicki Lee Stambaugh, 59

Vicki Lee Stambaugh, age 59, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019, at her home. Vicki was the owner of Vicki’s Creative Cuisine in Bryan. Her love of cooking started early and was driven for her love of people. She began cooking and catering for others when …

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Seals Enters Plea

Kage Seals, the co-defendant in a local arson case, enters a guilty plea in a Defiance County courtroom to arson. A pre-sentence investigation is ordered and his bond was continued. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 21. Prosecutors say Seals set fire to a home on Domersville Road in Aug, 2018. …

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Smith Faces Charges

Jeffrey Smith, the area man accused of stealing a CSX vehicle that was later struck and heavily damaged by a train in Defiance, pleads guilty to intimidation, vandalism, interference with the operation of a train and receiving stolen property. The judge ordered a pre-sentence investigation and continued Smith’s $100,000 cash …

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Mossing Gets Jail Time

A Napoleon woman is sentenced in Defiance County for causing the traffic death of a Paulding County man in 2018. Emily Mossing was placed on probation for three years for vehicular homicide…and given 180 days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, with 120 days suspended. Mossing was also ordered …

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