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Food Pantries Need Your Help

Some area food pantries have enough food. Oth­ers how­ever, need more… some a lot more. In Defi­ance County, most food pantries report so far so good, but some in Defi­ance say a rise in the num­ber of clients brings with it a great need for more dona­tions. At the Catholic …

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NSCC Foundation Awards Pending

Each day, count­less peo­ple make a pos­i­tive impact on north­west Ohio, and the North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege Foun­da­tion is offer­ing an oppor­tu­nity to rec­og­nize and cel­e­brate those who have. The NSCC Foun­da­tion is accept­ing nom­i­na­tions for the 2014 Mak­ing a Dif­fer­ence Award in the cat­e­gories of indi­vid­ual, busi­ness and orga­ni­za­tion. …

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Port Authority Agreement Cancelled

Com­mis­sion­ers from four local coun­ties — Defi­ance, Ful­ton, Henry and Pauld­ing — have decided to can­cel their coop­er­a­tive agree­ment with the Regional Port Author­ity of North­west Ohio. The local entity was cre­ated in 2008 by com­mis­sion­ers from all those coun­ties as a way to lever­age fund­ing for eco­nomic devel­op­ment projects. …

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Burn Benefit Scheduled

A freewill pan­cake and sausage break­fast will be held tomor­row morn­ing from 7–11 at the Farmer Amer­i­can Legion Hall to ben­e­fit the fam­ily of Alexan­der Tressler, the 10-year-old son of Shana Tressler of Defi­ance County, who was severely injured in a fire on Oct. 8th. The lit­tle boy received third-degree …

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Wauseon Man Indicted For Involuntary Manslaughter

A grand jury this week, handed down an indicte­ment against a Delta man for allegedly caus­ing the death of a Wauseon man last month. Dale Sil­veous Jr. is charged with invol­un­tary manslaugh­ter, a first-degree felony; reck­less homi­cide, a third-degree felony; two counts of traf­fick­ing in heroin, both fifth-degree felonies; and …

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Zimmerman Stepping Down At WEDCO

WBNO-WQCT News has learned that Dia­mond Zim­mer­man is resign­ing from the posi­tion of Williams County Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Coor­di­na­tor. Zim­mer­man was arrested last month on an OVI charge. Accord­ing to a WEDCO press release we received yes­ter­day, Zimmerman’s res­ig­na­tion took effect imme­di­ately. Zim­mer­man will get a 30-day sev­er­ance pack­age as part …

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Charlene Currence-Bojrab, 79

Charlene B. Currence-Bojrab, age 79, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 9:38 A.M. on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Mrs. Currence-Bojrab was formerly employed in banking as a teller and also worked as a cake decorator with a bakery. She was …

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Chief Sold

Chief Super Mar­ket has been sold. Chief was acquired by Fresh Encounter Inc. of Find­lay on Wednes­day. Fresh Encounter CEO and Pres­i­dent Michael Needler JR, released a state­ment say­ing that the Chief loca­tions will increase the retail foot­print of Fresh in Ohio and Indi­ana. He said that cus­tomers will not …

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Former Principal Indicted-May Face Prison Time

A Williams County grand jury met Wednes­day and returned indict­ments against six peo­ple. Among those indicted was the for­mer prin­ci­pal at Lin­coln Ele­men­tary in Bryan. Tamara… or “Tammy” Dar­row has been indicted on a felony theft charge. Dar­row is accused of steal­ing grant funds from the school. The indict­ment alleges …

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Paulding Recount Official

It was close, but now that the pro­vi­sional bal­lots have been counted, the Pauld­ing County Carnegie Library levy offi­cially passed. After the gen­eral elec­tion, the district’s 1.5-mill levy — which was a renewal with a decrease — had passed by a vote of 2,895 to 2,875. How­ever, there were 63 …

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