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Teddy bear toss

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PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD Old Fort students pick up teddy bears tossed on the basketball court during halftime of the boys basketball game against Calvert in Old Fort Friday. The bears collected during the event, planned by Teen Leadership Corp., will benefit children in Seneca and Sandusky ...

Accident critically injures Bellevue man

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A Bellevue man was critically injured in an accident at US 224 and SR 67 Friday morning. A Seneca County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said a deputy came across the accident about 6:30 a.m., and State Highway Patrol, Scipio-Republic Fire Department, Republic EMS, Bloomville EMS and the ...

OPSB resets Republic Wind public hearing for May 14

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board has rescheduled hearings regarding Republic Wind LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca and Sandusky counties for 5-9:30 p.m. May 14 at Bellevue High School cafeteria, 200 Oakland Ave., Bellevue. The ...

Cheering their hearts out

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Hopewell-Loudon mini cheerleaders perform during the junior varsity boys basketball game between the Chieftains and McComb in Bascom Friday evening. McComb won the varsity game, 57-45. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit ...

Officers search for man with warrant

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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and Tiffin Police Deparment searched for a Tiffin man Thursday afternoon who was under indictment by a Seneca County grand jury. Terry L. O’Leary, 35, of Tiffin, was served an indictment for a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree ...

Lawsuit: Woman’s hair torn from head

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Fremont residents have filed a lawsuit alleging a woman’s hair was torn off her head while working in a Tiffin plant. Attorneys for Lisa and Allen Ackerman filed the lawsuit in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Thursday against Dorel Home Furnishings Inc., which formerly was known as ...

Ohio Wildlife Council receives 2019-20 deer hunting proposals

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COLUMBUS — Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2019-20 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at its Wednesday meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Proposed season dates are nearly identical to previous seasons, the release said. They ...

Attica council hires fiscal officer

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ATTICA — Attica Village Council members Thursday night hired Michelle Gullet as the village’s new part-time fiscal officer. Her first day on the job was Feb. 6 and her salary was set at $16,500 annually, with an increase to $17,000 after a six-month period. She has been working with ...

Briefly

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Mohawk board to meet Monday The Mohawk Board of Education is to have a special meeting for the purpose of discussing the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent at 4 p.m. Monday in the Mohawk Community Center. This meeting is to be executive session only and ...

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Man sentenced to prison A man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Dalvon R. Coffey, 33, pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in cocaine, one fourth-degree felony and one fifth-degree felony, court records ...

5-year-old Whiskey

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PHOTO SUBMITTED Whiskey is a 5-year-old male mixed-breed pitbull terrier. He has been at the shelter for three weeks. Whiskey is good with other dogs and with children older than 10. His adoption fee is $25. Meet him at the Humane Society of Seneca County, 2811 S. SR 100. Or, contact the ...

Daily log, Feb. 16

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Tiffin reports • Alyssa R. Laudenslager, 22, of Tiffin, was charged with possession of marijuana Thursday. • A man reported Thursday afternoon he saw vehicles driving up and down hills, causing damage to Hedges-Boyer Park, 491 Coe St. • A 100-block Coe Street man reported Friday ...

Commissioners hear 40th-anniversary EMS report

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Seneca County Emergency Services Director Ken Majors said the county’s six EMS districts handled 1,240 calls in 2018. He provided his annual report to the Seneca County commissioners during their Thursday meeting. In its 40th year of operation last year, 694 patients were taken to area ...

Second ward only contested council race in May primary

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The only Tiffin City Council race on the ballot in the May 7 primary election is to be the second-ward seat. Republicans Ken Jones and Susan Wilkinson and independent Ben Shuff are competing for that seat. The top two vote-getters are to move on to the general election Nov. 5. The three ...

Milestone

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Columbian's Abby Dryfuse hugs her father, Jim, after she scored her 1,000th career point Thursday. The milestone came in the second quarter of the basketball game against Clyde in Tiffin. The Tornadoes won, 51-34. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit ...

Fostoria man arrested on drug charge

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A Fostoria man out on bond through Seneca County Common Pleas Court was arrested on a drug charge Thursday. According to a release from Seneca County Drug Task Force - METRICH Enforcement Unit, Patrick Roddy, 61, was charged with trafficking crack cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, and was ...

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Teenager admits doing drugs Several law enforcement agencies assisted in controlling a teenager under the influence of methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon, according to a Tiffin Police Department report. About 3:30 p.m., Bascom EMS and Bascom Joint Fire District were dispatched for a person ...

Daily log, Feb. 15

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Tiffin reports • Lanell S. Kiser, 41, of Tiffin, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension Wednesday. • A first-block North Washington Street man reported Wednesday afternoon his neighbor put trash in his toter. County reports • Jolene J. Kirby, 48, of Bloomville, ...

Clyde man pleads guilty in Bogle murder case

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FREMONT — A Clyde man admitted Wednesday he murdered a former Tiffin woman, and a judge sentenced him to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Daniel R. Myers, 49, appeared before Judge John Dewey of Sandusky County Common Pleas Court Wednesday afternoon and pleaded guilty to ...

Sheriff: Predator to get what he deserves

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FREMONT — A man convicted Wednesday of murdering a former Tiffin woman donated to her memorial fundraiser and signed the funeral log, a Sandusky County official said. Daniel R. Myers, 49, appeared before Judge John Dewey of Sandusky County Common Pleas Court Wednesday afternoon and pleaded ...