Defiance Local News




Several inches of rain over the weekend has ignited flood conditions along the Blanchard River in Hancock and Putnam Counties.   EMA Director in Putnam County, Steve Odenweller says the village of Ottawa has taken a direct hit.  Odenweller is urging motorists to heed the high water signs, in order to avoid being stranded.  The Putnam County Courthouse is closed by order of Judges Borer and Basinsger, due to the flood conditions.


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