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Weather Causes Road Issues

A win­try storm caused haz­ardous con­di­tions through­out our area over the week­end, and caused the can­cel­la­tion or post­pone­ment of many events from school bas­ket­ball games to hol­i­day events. Area sheriff’s offices and police depart­ments issued advi­sories. Williams County was oper­at­ing on a level two snow emer­gency, mean­ing the road­ways were …

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Traffic Fatality Over The Weekend

A man from Per­rys­burg is dead fol­low­ing a crash in Ful­ton County. The High­way Patrol says 62 year old Irvin E. Hughes died as a result of injuries sus­tained in the crash, which hap­pened around 4:30 Fri­day after­noon on U.S. 20 near Ful­ton County Road 8. Police say Hughes was …

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Williams Receives Grant

A Williams County pro­gram got a $2.1 mil­lion grant through the Safe Schools/Healthy Stu­dents Ini­tia­tive to pro­vide resources for chil­dren with emo­tional and men­tal health issues. The Bryan Times reports that fund­ing for the four year grant was given to the Link­ing Indi­vid­u­als with Needs to the Com­mu­nity pro­gram, which …

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Bryan PD Report

Bryan Police report that on Sat­ur­day night, they arrested 22 year old Dylan L. Collins of Pio­neer on a charge of Dis­or­derly Con­duct and Pos­ses­sion of Mar­i­juana. He was released. Also on Sat­ur­day night, Bryan Police say they arrested 27 year old Casey Hull of Bryan on a charge of …

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Adoption Changes To Affect Ohio

Those who were adopted between 1964 and 1996 would have eas­ier access to state-held birth cer­tifi­cates, under leg­is­la­tion that passed the Ohio House last week. SB 23 repeals an exist­ing state law that blocked those adoptees from access­ing their files with­out a court order. It also gives bio­log­i­cal par­ents who …

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FIRE LEAVES INJURIES

Two peo­ple who lived there and one fire­fighter were all injured Thurs­day morn­ing dur­ing a struc­ture fire in North­west Town­ship. The call came in yes­ter­day just before 7am and many area fire depart­ments responded. Williams County EMS reports that there were two adult vic­tims with burns that were described as …

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MORE STORMY WEATHER ON THE WAY

Get ready to hun­ker down! The National Weather Ser­vice says we’re in for a sig­nif­i­cant snow­fall tonight and Sat­ur­day. Fore­cast­ers say cur­rent com­puter mod­els indi­cate a potent upper air dis­tur­bance over south­ern Cal­i­for­nia will lift north­east through the Ohio val­ley on Sat­ur­day. That means, a band of sig­nif­i­cant snow­fall is …

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SLIPPERY ROADS CAUSING PROBLEMS

Snow-covered road­ways have been wreak­ing havoc with travel in the area. Police say one vehi­cle ended up in a deep ditch Thurs­day morn­ing. Around 8 a.m., the Ohio High­way Patrol and High­land Town­ship Fire/EMS were called to Fullmer and Sut­phen roads in Defi­ance County for a report of a rollover …

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BOARD OF ED MEETS IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance City Board of Edu­ca­tion met Wednes­day evening. Band direc­tor Cathy Booth told the board about the pro­posed Decem­ber, 2014, band trip to Dis­ney World in Orlando, Fla., which the board then approved. The trip would include march­ing in a Dis­ney parade and spend­ing time at the park as …

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OHIO PROPOSES DRUG BILLS

A new set of bills is set to crack down on pre­scrip­tion drug abuse in Ohio. The main goals of the new bills are to decrease the amount of painkillers being pre­scribed, keep addicts alive while get­ting dan­ger­ous drugs off the streets, and pro­vid­ing effec­tive treat­ment for proper recov­ery. For …

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