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BUSY WEEKEND FOR BRYAN PD

A lot of arrests over the week­end in Bryan… Bryan Police picked up 30 year old Dustin Tay­lor of Bryan on Sat­ur­day, charg­ing him with pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. On Sun­day, Bryan Police arrested 37 year old Terra Lopez of Bryan, charg­ing her with dis­or­derly con­duct. Also arrested on Sun­day… …

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CHURCH BUS CRASH KILLS THREE

An Indi­anapo­lis church youth pas­tor, his preg­nant wife and another church mem­ber were killed when a church bus over­turned with just a mile to go in a return trip from a Michi­gan sum­mer camp on Sat­ur­day. The con­gre­ga­tion of Colo­nial Hills Bap­tist Church is mourn­ing those deaths after the bus …

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STORM CAUSES WIDESPREAD DAMAGE

A storm late Sat­ur­day after­noon, dam­aged sev­eral homes and busi­nesses, and left thou­sands with­out power. Toledo Edi­son reported 1,864 cus­tomers with­out power Sat­ur­day night. The major­ity of those with­out power — 1,732 — were in Defi­ance. Other out­ages were reported in Delaware, Defi­ance, Noble, High­land and Rich­land town­ships. Sev­eral fam­i­lies …

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PAULDING MAN VICTIM OF TRACTOR ACCIDENT

A Pauld­ing County man was killed Fri­day when the trac­tor he was oper­at­ing flipped, pin­ning him under­neath. 80 year old William Weip­pert Sr of Cecil was pro­nounced dead at the scene by the Pauld­ing County Coro­ner. The Pauld­ing County Sheriff’s Office says Weip­pert was cut­ting grass along a field around …

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Phillip Short, 61

Phillip D. Short, age 61, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday morning, July 26, 2013. Phillip was born on March 27, 1952, in Flannigan, Ill., the son of E. Dean and Phyllis (Fluckinger) Short. On June 30, 1973, he married Hazel “Cookie” Harriger, and she survives. …

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STATE POLICE ISSUE FIRST HALF OF YEAR REPORT

Through effec­tive traf­fic enforce­ment the Ohio State High­way Patrol is sig­nif­i­cantly impact­ing the crim­i­nal ele­ment on pub­lic road­ways and in com­mu­ni­ties. By troop­ers tak­ing extra time dur­ing each traf­fic stop, and pay­ing close atten­tion to pos­si­ble indi­ca­tors of crim­i­nal activ­ity — what started as a traf­fic stop can quickly esca­late …

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FESTIVAL OF FLAGS IN EDGERTON

The Edger­ton Fes­ti­val of Flags is being held this week­end at Miller Park with games, food, a parade and lots more. Events today include 3-on-3 bas­ket­ball at 5 p.m. and a cruise-in and children’s games at 6 p.m. A 5K run/walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. near Hicksville Bank. Reg­is­tra­tion …

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WEST UNITY VOTES FOR NEW TRUCK

West Unity Vil­lage Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously Thurs­day night to move for­ward towards the pur­chase of a used vac­tor truck. The 1994 truck will cost the vil­lage $105,000, and will be used for sewer clean­ing and leaf pickup. It replaces a 1980 model that has been in use for around 16 …

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REMEMBERING THE WOLFMAN

It’s been almost 40 years since a “wolf­man” was reported to be run­ning around loose in Defi­ance. Since then, the wolf­man or were­wolf of Defi­ance has got­ten a lot of atten­tion, which has now increased in the Inter­net age. A search of wolf­man and Defi­ance, Ohio, pulls up many pages. …

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BRYAN PD REPORT

A West Unity man was arrested Wednes­day by Bryan Police. 26 year old Daniel Gip­ple was picked up on a war­rant out of Bowl­ing Green Munic­i­pal Court. Gip­ple was also charged by Bryan Police for pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia and abuse of harm­ful intoxicants.

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