For whom the bell tolls

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December 31, 2019 - 9:58 AM

Some might call it historic charm.

Others complain about sleep-deprivation as the old courthouse clock boldly chimes every hour, on the hour ? with the number of chimes corresponding to the hour. 

Allen County commissioners are debating what to do about the clock?s nighttime peals after complaints of it interfering with the sleep of downtown residents and renters. What seemed like a simple proposal ? just mute the clock at night ? instead motivated former clock caretaker Chuck Richey to weigh in on the matter.

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