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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC STATS

Pro­vi­sional num­bers released Mon­day by the Ohio State High­way Patrol show there were 13 peo­ple killed on Ohio’s road­ways this Thanks­giv­ing Hol­i­day which is two below the four-year aver­age. Dur­ing the report­ing period, which began Wednes­day, Novem­ber 27, at 12:00 a.m., and ran through Sun­day, Decem­ber 1, at 11:59 p.m., …

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ACCUSED RAPIST HEADED TO TRIAL

A man accused of rap­ing three young girls between 1999 to 2010 will stand trial in Williams County Com­mon Pleas Court. 40 year old Daniel Bignell Jr of Mont­pe­lier faces 14 felony counts of sex­ual abuse. Accord­ing to The Bryan Times, the alleged crimes involve three girls. Each knew Bignell …

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TOY GIVEAWAY

The hol­i­days are fast approach­ing, and the St. Vin­cent de Paul Soci­ety in Fayette will be giv­ing away toys again for Christ­mas. The give­away dates this year are this Thurs­day and Thurs­day, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 409 E. Main …

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FATAL CRASH TAKES DEFIANCE WOMAN’S LIFE

The cause of a crash that killed a Defi­ance woman is still under inves­ti­ga­tion. The Ohio High­way Patrols says 22 year old Sarah Gomez was killed in the single-vehicle crash in Ful­ton County. It hap­pened around 6:30 Mon­day morn­ing when Gomez appar­ently ran off Ohio 108 between Ful­ton County Roads …

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SHOE YIELDS NO DNA

The Ohio Bureau of Crim­i­nal Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and Inves­ti­ga­tion has released find­ings about a shoe believed by fam­ily mem­bers to belong to mur­der vic­tim Nancy Eagle­son. Author­i­ties say the shoe, which was found in Octo­ber at the for­mer Pauld­ing County Jail, now owned by pri­vate indi­vid­u­als, was tested for DNA, but …

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HEALTH SCREENINGS IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance Health Department’s “Know Your Num­bers” health screen pro­gram will be held at the North­towne Mall on Thurs­day, Dec. 5, from 9–11:30 a.m. Included in this health screen are blood pres­sure, pulse, res­pi­ra­tions, cho­les­terol, hemo­glo­bin and blood sugar. Per­sons 18 years old or older are wel­come. For more infor­ma­tion, …

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POSSIBLE INSANITY DEFENSE

A lawyer for a 31-year-old sol­dier accused of stran­gling one man and stab­bing another dur­ing a trip to see his estranged wife in south­east­ern Michi­gan says he may pur­sue an insan­ity defense. Thirty-one-year-old Pfc. Brian Gogue of Mary­land awaits trial on open mur­der and attempted mur­der charges. He appeared Wednes­day …

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HENRY COMMISSIONERS MEET

Only one com­pany sub­mit­ted a bid for the project to upgrade the heating-ventillation-and air con­di­tion­ing con­trol sys­tem for the Henry County Cour­t­house. That pro­posal from Lake Erie Elec­tric of Bowl­ing Green was reviewed last week by the board, and had a price tag of $43,505; which is about $6,000 under …

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STEUBEN COUNTY CRASH

A Michi­gan man went to a hos­pi­tal after crash­ing his truck in Steuben County Sun­day after­noon. Steuben County Sheriff’s Depart­ment offi­cers responded to 5380 N 450 W around 4:30 p.m. When emer­gency respon­ders arrived, they found a 2005 Ford F250 pick-up truck in the yard. Offi­cials said the truck went …

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BRYAN POLICE BLOTTER

Bryan Police on Sun­day arrested 25 year old Sonya L. Mosler of Bryan on a war­rant out of Ful­ton County Court for fail­ing to appear. She was taken to CCNO. Also yes­ter­day just before 5pm, Bryan Police arrested 41 year old Rod­ney R. Walker of Bryan for Dis­or­derly Con­duct after …

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