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Ohio Has A Big Heroin Problem, Says Attorney General

The State Attor­ney Gen­eral made a visit to the area right before the big storm on Tues­day. Mike DeWine met with pub­lic offi­cials to dis­cuss a vari­ety of issues. DeWine’s first stop was at the Defi­ance County Sheriff’s Office. He then later met with law enforce­ment offi­cials in Pauld­ing, then …

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Much Schedule Shuffling Due To Storm

Due to the weather con­di­tions, Defi­ance Pub­lic Library and Sher­wood Branch Library will open at noon today. “Read, Rhyme and Romp” and “Sto­ry­time” at Defi­ance Pub­lic Library are can­celled for today. Most area fil­ing dead­lines for the May 6 pri­mary have been pushed back at least one day. The dead­line …

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County Sales Tax Report

Sales tax receipts rose in five of six area coun­ties in 2013 com­pared to 2012. Williams County, along with Defi­ance, Henry, Pauld­ing, and Put­nam coun­ties all saw an increase, although most were slight. Defi­ance County had the most with a 5.2 per­cent increase. Only one local county, Ful­ton, reported a …

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Turnpike Crash

Crews were called out on a report of a crash in the west­bound lanes of the Ohio Turn­pike near the 8.2 mile marker in Williams County on Wednes­day after­noon. The Ohio High­way Patrol said some lanes were closed while tow trucks and crews worked to clear the wreck­age at about …

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Nadine Coy, 93

E. Nadine Coy, age 93, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Bryan. Nadine retired after many years of service at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville as an LPN. Over the years, her memberships included the Hicksville First Church of Christ, First …

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MORE CATCH AND RELEASE BY BRYAN PD

It was appar­ently another catch-and-release by Bryan Police. 46 year old Ronny Ussery of Bryan was picked up by Bryan Police Tues­day evening around 10:20. He was charged with OVI, and then he was released.

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FIRE NEAR WAUSEON

A small, unat­tached apart­ment near Wauseon was destroyed by fire early Mon­day morn­ing. The fire was reported around 1:45am at 16520 Ohio 2 by a passerby. The build­ing, owned by Wen­dell Wood, was being used for stor­age and had been unoc­cu­pied for a long time. When fire crews arrived, the …

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION RESCHEDULED

The dis­tri­b­u­tion of USDA food prod­ucts has been changed from Wednes­day to Fri­day from 9 a.m.-noon at the PATH Cen­ter, 1939 E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. The change in dis­tri­b­u­tion is due to Wednesday’s win­ter storm.

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MAN INJURED BY TREE

Emer­gency respon­ders were called out to Edger­ton Tues­day after­noon after a man who was cut­ting a tree became injured. The man was cut­ting a tree behind a home, seper­ated by about 600 yards of drifted snow from the near­est paved road, which made get­ting him from the acci­dent scene very …

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AND HERE WE GO AGAIN

It’s still win­ter folks… Late Tues­day after­noon, offi­cials in Williams County and sur­round­ing areas were prep­ping for our next storm. The National Weather Ser­vice is pre­dict­ing up to ten inches of the white stuff this time around here in Williams County, along with winds gust­ing up to around 30 miles …

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