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Parent Arrested At School

A parent is arrested at Montpelier Village Schools after a school resource officer noticed her showing signs of being under the influence after dropping off her child. Officials say Ashley Grond of Defiance was arrested and charged with felony possession of crystal methamphetamine, and on a warrant out of Defiance …

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Deadly Crash In HT

One person is killed in a solo crash on Watson Road, at Ohio 15 in Highland Township. Witnesses told officers Deanna Miller, 43, of Defiance went off of the south side of the roadway into a ditch. Miller, who was not wearing a safety belt at the time, was ejected …

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Funds For Area Services Announced

Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio gets an additional $50,000 in women’s grant funding from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Officials say the funds can be used for any substance use, mental health or related residential service treatment that is needed for qualifying women served by Recovery …

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The First Man

A new permanent exhibit focusing on space exploration and the Ohio native who was the first person to walk on the moon has opened at a Cincinnati museum. The Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery celebrates the legacy of Apollo 11 and its crew members. The exhibit focuses especially on Neil …

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Jane S. Perry, 60

Jane S. Perry, age 60, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 1:50 A.M. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her family after an illness of one year.  Mrs. Perry was a 1977 graduate of Edgerton High School, where she was salutatorian, and  graduated from Defiance College …

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Hazelmae Partee, 91

Hazelmae Partee, age 91, of Archbold, Ohio and formerly of Evansport, Ohio passed away early Sunday morning, May 12, 2019 in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold, Ohio.  She is preceded in death by her husband Richard “Dick” Partee.  Survivors include her son, Rick (Trudy) Partee, of Stryker, Ohio. Funeral arrangements …

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Richard L. “Stick” Lyons, 72

Richard L. “Stick” Lyons, 72 years, of Bryan, passed away suddenly, Friday, May 10, 2019 in his residence.  Rick was born June 12, 1946 in Bryan, the son of the late Wesley and Martha (Earlston) Lyons.  He was a 1965 graduate of Bryan High School.  Rick was inducted into the …

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Robert S. “Bob” Harlow, 87

Robert S. “Bob” Harlow, 87 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, after a brief battle with cancer.  Bob was born and raised in Nutley, New Jersey, the son of the late Robert and Bessie Harlow.  As a teenager, Bob raised prized bantam chickens, …

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OH Budget Clears Hurdle

Ohioans would see state income taxes eliminated or cut by a healthy margin depending on their income under the latest version of the state budget, now approved by the state House and sent to the Senate for further consideration. The $69 billion spending plan would also increase the minimum salary …

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Attention, Machinists

A manufacturer in New Haven is expanding. Continental Diamond Tool has announced plans to create up to 226 jobs over the next four years at its New Haven plant. Officials say the company will invest $5.5 million to expand its 112,000-square-foot facility by an additional 15,000 square feet to increase …

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