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Bike Crash Leads To Charges

A Bryan man is arrested after a high-speed motorcycle crash on Trevitt at Union streets. Officials tell reporters the rider, Andrew Peters was flown to Parkview Regional. He was later discharged. Witnesses told officers Peters was riding erratically without a head light. That’s when he passed one of police cruisers …

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UI Help Is Here

Ohio residents can now apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. It’s a new federal program that covers many more categories of workers than the traditional unemployment program. Those eligible should visit pua.unemployment.ohio.gov and click the button that says “Click Here to Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.” Individuals who pre-registered for the program received …

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Hill Update

The Indiana Supreme Court sidesteps giving its opinion on whether the state attorney general can remain in office…even while serving a 30-day law license suspension for groping a state legislator and three other women. The lack of court action leaves in legal limbo the question of whether Curtis Hill can …

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Michele M. Wilson, 74

Michele M. Wilson, 74 years, formerly of Ottawa, Ohio and of Vandalia, Ohio passed Saturday, May 16, 2020 at her son’s residence in Hicksville, Ohio. She was born March 12, 1946 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of the late Paul M. and Elizabeth (Gladfelder) Foley. She was a 1964 graduate. …

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Adlene M. “Addie” Shull, 86

Adlene M. “Addie” Shull, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 2:45 A.M. on Monday, May 18, 2020, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mrs. Shull worked as a custodian for the City of Bryan and had worked at 50 Corporation in Bryan. Addie enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, …

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Mindy Kay Smalley, 36

Mindy Kay Smalley, 36, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Defiance, Ohio. Mindy was born on March 21, 1984 at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the daughter of the late Rebecca (Shafer) Smalley and Dean (Susie) Smalley. Susie adopted Mindy …

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Eleanor M. Bexten, 84

Eleanor M. Bexten, 84, of Pioneer passed away Sunday at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on February 22, 1936 in Pioneer to Layton M. and Blanch Elma (Hillard) Eidenier.  Eleanor graduated from Pioneer High School in 1954.  On September 10, 1983 she married Anthony Bexten and …

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Deadly Crash On Toll Road

An Angola woman is killed, and her daughter injured, when the car they are in loses control on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County, near the 112 mile marker. Troopers located the car, which rolled onto its passenger side in the median, with both the driver and passenger trapped …

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DeWine Gets Serious

Gov. DeWine says officials will do whatever they have to do, to enforce social distancing and other protective measures…if bars and restaurants fail to restrain crowds…as the state eases coronavirus measures. The governor told reporters he had seen images of a packed Columbus restaurant-bar over the weekend. No citations were …

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No Need To Be Alone

The Ohio Department of Aging is providing a free, daily check-in by phone service for older residents to ensure their well-being amid coronavirus. The “Staying Connected” service is open to people in the state, 60 or older, with a valid phone number. Those living alone in the community are encouraged …

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