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Shirley A. Harrington, 82

Shirley A. Harrington, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 8:15 A.M. on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, where she was a resident. She was employed at Allied Moulded and was a member of the Bryan Eagles Aerie #2233 for over 50 years. Shirley enjoyed doing word …

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Aubrey Gene Asher, 80

Aubrey Gene Asher, age 80, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 8:24 P.M. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Parkview Hospital, Randalia, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after an extended illness.  Mr. Asher was a graduate of Bowling Green State University.  He enjoyed farming, breeding Arabian horses,  playing golf and was …

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Shooting In Defiance

A man dies and a woman injured in a Defiance shooting on E. Second St. Police find the female victim in the downstairs residence had been shot and a man…who lived in the upstairs apartment, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The woman was transported to Defiance …

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Deadly Crash In Algansee

A third child has died after a pickup truck drives into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in Algansee Township. Two children, ages 6 and 2, died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the truck, 21-year-old Tyler Frye, of Angola, faces charges of driving while intoxicated …

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Train Derailment In Swanton

A train hits an SUV on the tracks in Swanton, causing a derailment and power outage. 13 train cars left the rails, between Main Street and Munson Road, some dangerously close to homes along the tracks. Residents in the immediate area were evacuated for a time, due to the possibility …

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A New Milestone In Columbus

The Ohio Senate has its first female sergeant-at-arms. Suzanna Dawson, a retired police lieutenant from Granville, was sworn into her new job. Dawson joins a four-member team that provides security for Senate members and staff, and to members of the public visiting Senate chambers, offices and committee rooms.

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Heads Up Area Drivers

Two state highways in Williams County will be temporarily closed this month, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Currently, Ohio 34, between county roads 6 and 7.H, is closed through Friday, for two culvert replacements. The detour is Ohio 49 to U.S. 6 to Ohio 576. Ohio 576, …

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Carl M. Schlachter, 63

Carl M. Schlachter, age 63, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, in his home. Mr. Schlachter was employed by Dooley Electric,, then Koontz-Wagner, repairing and rewinding electric motors. He was a member of the Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233. Carl M. Schlachter was born on December 21, …

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Mark Alan Hancock, 59

Mark Alan Hancock, 59, of Stryker, Ohio passed away on Friday, June 7th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. surrounded by his family, after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer. Mark was born March 5th, 1960, at Montpelier Hospital in Montpelier Ohio, to Richard and Paula (Shaffer) Hancock. Mark is survived …

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More And Bigger Inspections In Governor DeWine Plan

Gov. DeWine is more than doubling the size of Ohio’s jail inspections team. The change comes following a review that was prompted by discrepancies in reports about a county jail in Cleveland, where eight inmates died in 2018. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s 2017 report showed few issues …

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