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Ramirez Busted Somewhere Else

A new warrant is issued for Edward Ramirez. Officials say while out on bond and awaiting trial in Williams County, Ramirez was booked at the Shelby County Jail. The bust caused him to miss a Williams County pretrial date, leading to a new bench for failure to appear. After leading …

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Hausch Now Leads WEDCO

Megan Hausch officially has the interim tag removed from her title as executive director of Williams County Economic Development Corporation. Hausch was selected as the interim director in September, after Matt Davis stepped down to take a new role. The appointment, also approved unanimously by commissioners, officially takes effect on …

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Time For The HOF

The state is calling for nominations, honoring older Ohioans for their contributions to communities, their fields of work or other ways they’ve made a difference in their later years. The deadline is Friday to suggest candidates for the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Nominees must be at least age …

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Vape Position Walked Back In IN

Indiana lawmakers are voicing support for raising the state’s legal age to buy tobacco and vaping products. Republican House Speaker, Brian Bosma supports raising the age from 18 to 21, along with the majority of the House Republican caucus. Bosma and others who previously blocked the move said that people …

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Nora J. (Hose) Altman, 88

Nora J. (Hose) Altman, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Altman was a 1949 graduate of Edgerton High School, where she was a majorette and cheerleader and was …

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Gerald W. Van Meer, 93

Gerald W. Van Meer, 93, of Pioneer, passed away on November 25, 2019 at Hillside Country Living in Bryan. He was born on November 16, 1926 in Toledo to Harold W. and Mildred I. (Griesinger) Van Meer. Jerry honorably served his country in the United States Army during World War …

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Deadly Crash On 20A

A Sylvania man dies in a crash on U.S. 20A, south of Pioneer. Investigators say John Parrish was eastbound, when he ran a stop sign. His vehicle hit a pickup, southbound on Ohio 15. Parrish was taken to Community Hospitals-Montpelier, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the other …

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Taylor Case Update

Theresa Taylor faces six felony charges of cruelty to animals in Fulton County. Taylor owns and operates an animal grooming service in Archbold. In September, she was arrested. Apparently, video evidence of Taylor striking and mistreating several animals in her care in August has surfaced. Taylor was originally charged with …

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Culver Files Suit

Less than two weeks after pleading guilty to hiring a hitman to kill a Williams County social worker, David Culver files a lawsuit against the Bryan Police Department, alleging violation of his civil rights, improper procedure and law enforcement harassment. The complaint seeks $5 million dollars. Culver alleges in May, …

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Ballots Counted And Approved

The Williams County Elections Board counted and approved provisional ballots and certified the final results of the Nov. 5 general election. The final count did not change the results of any county race or ballot issue. The next monthly elections board meeting is at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, at …

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