Williams County Newswire

Williams County Newswire

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  1. BWC brings message of safety to Four County Career Center studentsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Four County Career Center provides experience-based education to prepare Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams County students for college, secondary education and a range of careers. The school invited Morrison to visit with students as part of its ...

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  2. Edon police chief back at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    ... on leave during an investigation of the shooting of John Anderson, 59, to whose Bridgewater Township home Williams County sheriff's deputies responded after receiving a call that Mr. Anderson might harm himself or others. According to incident ...

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  3. Phone troubles in Williams County, OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

    At this time, 9-1-1 service IS functioning, however Non-Emergency phones lines are not working. Until further notice, if you need to contact law enforcement for a NON-Emergency situation, please contact the Communications Center at 419-799-1867.

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  4. Direct phone service to police departments in Williams County downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    While all 911 calls in Williams County are going through, the direct calls to all of the police departments in Williams County are not.

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  5. Driver questioned in hit-and-runRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Journal Gazette

    Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers identified and questioned a driver who they said might have fatally struck a bicyclist Thursday around 6:40 a.m. on U.S. 6 near County Road 4-50 in Williams County, Ohio.

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  6. Vehicle involved in fatal hit-skip seized, patrol saysRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Journal Gazette

    ... in a statement. It said charges would be pending until the investigation is completed and presented to the Williams County prosecutor. The patrol responded at 6:40 a.m. Thursday on a report of a person struck on U.S. 6 near County Road 4-50. ...

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  7. Bicyclist killed in hit-skip on US 6 in Williams Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run on US 6 in Williams County, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol. That area of US 6 is closed in both directions, between CR 4-50 and CR 5 while crews are on scene.

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  8. Hite honors MangasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Herald

    State Senator Cliff Hite Wednesday presented a resolution recognizing Brooke Mangas of Ottoville High School on winning the 2016 Division III state high jump championship. State Senator Cliff Hite Wednesday presented a resolution recognizing Brooke Mangas of Ottoville High School on winning the 2016 Division III state high jump championship.

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  9. alert Troopers investigating fatal hit-skip accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Norwalk Reflector

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances that lead to this morning's death of a bicyclist on U.S. Route 6 near County Road 4-50 in Williams County. At 6:40 a.m. today, the patrol's Defiance post responded to reports of a person struck on U.S. Route 6. When troopers arrived on scene, they discovered the bicyclist was dead.

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  10. Jail employees fighting for a fair dealRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Toledo Blade

    ... immediate loss of more than 200 jobs - outsourcing those jobs to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Williams County. We will never apologize for advocating that our tax dollars and jobs remain in Lucas County. Our efforts at the graduation ...

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  11. Easy identification is name of the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | TheCourier.com

    ... for those 17 years old and younger interested in a quality turkey hunt. The headquarters is located at 9455 Williams County R, Pioneer. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and will continue until the drawing at 10 a.m. Youth hunters must possess a ...

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  12. Winter weather advisory: DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Defiance, WilliamsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Journal Gazette

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Tuesday for area counties north of Fort Wayne.

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  13. Northwest Ohio needs residency programRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Toledo Blade

    Eight colleagues and I were all trained in family-medicine residency programs in Toledo. We all are practicing or have practiced in Williams County at different times over the last 35 years, all having established practices almost immediately following our residency training, and have committed to serving the patient population in northwest Ohio.

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  14. Village to reinstate police chief SzymczakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Toledo Blade

    After seven months on leave, the Edon Police Department will reinstate its chief who shot and killed an armed resident. Officials in this small Williams County village said Tuesday that Chief Thomas Szymczak will return to work Thursday.

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  15. Floodwaters still climbing on Tiffin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... "It is agricultural, it is farmland that's impacted the most," Dawn Baldwin said. Baldwin is in charge of Williams County's 911 center and is the Emergency Manager. Switchbacks along the river keep the current slow - and the water high. That's why ...

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  16. Ohio law delayed, requires patients receive cost estimatesRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Madison Press

    An Ohio law requiring that patients be informed of costs before receiving non-emergency medical treatment has been delayed from taking effect amid a pending lawsuit. Williams County Common Pleas Court Judge J.T. Stelzer recently issued a 30-day restraining order, the Dayton Daily News reported , blocking the law from taking effect Jan. 1 Stelzer also scheduled a hearing for Jan. 20. Before receiving non-emergency services, patients would have to receive written estimates from health care providers on how much their insurer would be charged for each procedure, test or service.

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  17. Ohio law delayed, requires patients receive cost estimatesRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Delaware Gazette

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio law requiring that patients be informed of costs before receiving non-emergency medical treatment has been delayed from taking effect amid a pending lawsuit.Williams County Common Pleas Court Judge J.T. Stelzer recently issued a 30-day restraining order, the Dayton Daily News reported , blocking the law from taking effect ... (more)

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  18. Escapee, crime spree suspect back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | WHTC

    A man who authorities say went on a three state crime spree over the last week after walking away from a medical leave at Hillsdale Hospital is back in custody in Williams County, Ohio. The Williams County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Jade Herzog was apprehended early on New Year's Day.

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  19. Mugshot of Jade Herzog, courtesy of the Williams County Sheriff's Office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    41-year-old Jade Herzog was apprehended by the Williams County Sheriff's Office early Sunday after a crime spree and pursuit that began nearly a week earlier. Herzog allegedly committed crimes in Branch and Hillsdale counties in Michigan, Steuben ...

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  20. Man accused of escaping, stealing cars is arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    A man accused of escaping from custody in Michigan, then stealing cars over a six-day period was taken into custody early Sunday in Williams County, the Williams County Sheriff's Office said. Jade Herzog, 41, was captured near Kunkle shortly after midnight, after he allegedly tried to ram a sheriff's deputy's vehicle and crashed in a ditch on County Road O between county roads 16 and 15. Authorities said he was in "protective observation" at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

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