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FLATROCK TOWNSHIP — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reported a Sunday morning accident claimed the life of two individuals.

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OTTAWA — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reported a recent walk-off inmate has been located and taken into custody Sunday.

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Historian Dave Westrick recently presented a living history of Simon Girty at the Napoleon Public Library.

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The Henry County Regional Water and Sewer Board of Trustees Wednesday approved amending an agreement so Northwestern Water and Sewer District can make a loan payment on its behalf, pending approval from Northwestern’s board.

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Details are continuing to be worked out regarding the proposed merger between the Henry County Regional Water and Sewer and Northwestern Water and Sewer districts.

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A recent emergency exercise and the recently released district report card highlighted Wednesday’s Napoleon Area City Schools Board of Education meeting.

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The Henry County commissioners Thursday discussed joint ditches with Putnam County officials, as well as the 2020 budget with maintenance supervisor Eric Weller.

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While there’s still work to be done, area commissioners expressed appreciation about the recently approved state budget, especially in the areas of indigent defense reimbursements to counties.

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One company has submitted a bid for 2.6 acres of property belonging to the school district along Clairmont Avenue, although a term of the sale has been removed.

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It was in February of 2018 that Mike Imbrock, coordinator of the Henry County Solid Waste program, made a request of the Napoleon Lions Club to expand its recycling efforts from accepting aluminum to include the collection of plastic and tin cans.

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ARCHBOLD — The Four County ADAMhs Board will receive an additional $86,426 in state funding to pay for services that will help individuals and their families successfully live in the community following a mental health or substance use crisis.

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The City of Napoleon’s fall cleanup, for those who receive regular City refuse service, is scheduled from Monday, Sept. 30 through Friday, Oct. 4.

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HOLGATE - Enrollment figures for the 2019-20 school year at Holgate Local Schools show a slight dip compared to last year.

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LIBERTY CENTER — Village council Tuesday heard an update on findings from running a camera through two sewer lines.

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An emergency preparedness drill was conducted by local officials Tuesday, leading to the planned evacuation of Napoleon Junior/Senior High School.

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HOLGATE — An update on the Holgate Local Schools’ new one-to-one Chromebook initiative for middle and high school students was provided to the board of education Monday evening.

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For 100 years, the American Legion has been dedicated to serving veterans, promoting patriotism and advocating for a strong national defense.

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Erik Belcher, the newly-hired Superintendent of Napoleon Area Schools, was the guest speaker at a recent Napoleon Lions Club meeting, and the West Unity native related some of his background and his early impressions of the Napoleon school and community.

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BOWLING GREEN — The Ohio Department of Transportation District Two reported the following project updates for Henry County:

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DESHLER — A part of the village downtown recently opened to the community as the Deshler Community Center hosted an open house event Sept. 9.

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Thursday issued the annual school report cards, which showed a mixture of Cs and one B for overall grades for local districts.

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It may look like a full-scale disaster is taking place at Napoleon Junior/Senior High School Tuesday, but residents and parents are being assured it is a planned emergency drill.

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As a tribute to those who lost their lives and to acknowledge the 18th anniversary of 9-11, Four County Career Center students from the fire and rescue and law enforcement and Security Tactics classes, along with instructors Tonya Fisher and Kevin Thomas, held a remembrance ceremony Wednesda…

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WHAT: The Archbold September Festival sponsored by Archbold Chamber of Commerce and Parks and Recreation.

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Former Napoleon High School teacher and coach Randy Burke has filed an intent to appeal his sentencing in Henry County Common Pleas Court.

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The Henry County commissioners Tuesday reviewed the August county landfill report.

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HOLGATE — Village council Tuesday approved moving forward to have a tank inspected in the village’s water system.

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OAKWOOD — The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information relating to a robbery that occurred at an area bank Wednesday morning.

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DESHLER — Village council Monday approved employee insurance through Paramount for a new term that starts Oct. 1.