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S-K Tool Property Taxes At Issue

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers on Tues­day, con­tin­ued to search for a long-term solu­tion for the for­mer SK Hand Tool prop­erty on Hick­ory Street in Rich­land Town­ship. The for­mer tool maker closed up shop sev­eral years ago after declar­ing bank­ruptcy. Ever since then, accord­ing to the Cres­cent News, the prop­erty has fallen …

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Man Arrested For Stolen Knife

Napoleon Police report they made an arrest Sat­ur­day night in Napoleon involv­ing a stolen knife. 21 year old Aaron Fowler of Napoleon was charged with Theft and Aggra­vated Men­ac­ing accord­ing to the police report.

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Disorderly Conduct Arrest

An arrest for tres­pass­ing in Henry County’s Wash­ing­ton Town­ship.… 18 year old Lena Har­ris of Lib­erty Cen­ter was also charged with Dis­or­derly Con­duct and Resist­ing Arrest. Har­ris was locked up behind bars in the regional jail.

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Sammi Lee Kunsman, 58

Sammi Lee Kunsman, age 58, of Bryan, Ohio, is now in his heavenly home, safe in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. This was not his home, he was just passing through. Sammi passed into heaven on Monday, March 17, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice …

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School Make-Up Calls For Longer Days

They’ve got to be made up some­how… School days in Bryan Schools will get a bit longer begin­ning March 31st. On the good side, kids will be happy to hear that because of the longer days, the school year will also end a bit ear­lier. The Bryan Times reports that …

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Man Hit With Sex Charges

A man was indicted Mon­day after being nabbed with obscene mate­r­ial involv­ing a minor child on his cell phone. 29 year old Daniel J. Pem­ber of Fayette, now is charged with two counts of pan­der­ing obscen­ity involv­ing a minor, and one count of sex­ual bat­tery, all felonies. In an indict­ment …

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Property Infringement In Edon

Dis­cus­sion at Mon­day night’s Edon Vil­lage Coun­cil meet­ing cen­tered around just how deeply coun­cil and the plan­ning com­mis­sion should be involved in a prop­erty dis­pute between neigh­bors. The dis­pute cen­ters around an addi­tion that was added to a home which appears to be infring­ing on the set­back of a neigh­bor­ing …

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Homeless Count Shows Increase

Home­less­ness increased dra­mat­i­cally from 2013 to 2014 in north­west Ohio. At the end of Jan­u­ary, the North­west Ohio Com­mu­nity Action Com­mis­sion and the North­west Ohio Hous­ing Coali­tion con­ducted the point-in-time count of home­less indi­vid­u­als and those at risk for home­less­ness. The count was held on Jan­u­ary 28th, which just hap­pened …

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Henry Litter Clean-Up Scheduled

A sure sign of spring is the fact that orga­niz­ers are get­ting ready for the 17th annual Henry County Lit­ter Roundup. 26 orga­ni­za­tions and 26 fam­i­lies, total­ing 587 peo­ple, par­tic­i­pated in last year’s event and cov­ered 204 miles of roads. There are 800 miles of county and town­ship roads in …

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Donald Crites, 91

Donald R. Crites, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 2:40 A.M. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, where he was a resident, after a brief illness. Mr. Crites served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II as a mechanic working on P-38s. …

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