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TCS chief enters plea

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Tiffin City Schools’ superintendent made a no contest plea in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court Judge Mark Repp’s courtroom Monday. Gary Barber pleaded no contest to charges of an OVI violation, a first-degree misdemeanor, and failure to control violation, a minor misdemeanor. Barber, who ...

Columbian grad ready for military adventure

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A 2017 Tiffin Columbian High School graduate who is joining the military is preparing for basic training this week. Ameer Thomas, originally from Toledo, signed a four-year contract with the U.S. Air Force earlier this year and leaves for training in San Antonio Tuesday. “I’m a little ...

Man sentenced to 48 months in prison

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A Tiffin man who pleaded guilty to charges in connection to a New Riegel barn fire and vandalism spree was sentenced to 48 months in prison for violating terms of his community control. Jeffrey L. Shook III, 20, had pleaded guilty to charges of complicity to arson and attempted tampering with ...

Public safety concerns top council meeting

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Village Council members met Tuesday evening to discuss public safety concerns and area agendas. Council was informed of public concerns over what was perceived to be a correlation between a lack of on-staff village police and recent criminal activity in the area. ...

Electric firm unveils solar array

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ATTICA — North Central Electric Cooperative unveiled its community solar array in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday evening. Members who are participating in the OurSolar program, along with community leaders and NCE board members, gathered for the event. General Manager Markus Bryant and ...

Briefly, Sept. 21

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OSS directors to meet A meeting of the Ottawa-Sandusky-Seneca Solid Waste District’s Board of Directors is set for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the district office, 1875 E. State St., Fremont. More than 300 households helped with bills There were 54 Seneca County households aided with cooling ...

Daily Log, Sept. 21

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Tiffin report • A 200-block South Washington Street man reported his vehicle had a broken window Wednesday morning. County reports • CSX Transportation was charged with three counts of blocked railroad crossing Tuesday. • Christopher D. Massie, 45, of Tiffin, was charged with ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 21

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Today Preschool Story Time, 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. For children 3-6 years old. (419) 447-3751. Revival, 6 p.m. Tiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 8th Ave., Tiffin. Cornett family to sing. (419) 448-0566. Friday Lake Erie perch dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. Tiffin Moose ...

Building function focus of panel

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Seneca County commissioners heard cost estimates Tuesday morning for a potential repurposing of the Juvenile and Probate Court building. John Logsdon, Seneca County supervisor of building and grounds maintenance, outlined costs for repurposing the old Carnegie Library building, 108 Jefferson ...

Mental health levy tops agenda

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FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council heard about a levy on the fall ballot during its Tuesday meeting. Mircea Handru, executive director of Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties, said the language for the 10-year, 0.7-mill levy for the organization ...

Man pleads guilty to retaliation charge

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A man who had been accused of threatening to kill law enforcement officers pleaded guilty to a charge in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Tuesday afternoon. Eric A. Faber, 46, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on a charge of retaliation, a ...

Green Springs adds two members

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GREEN SPRINGS — Green Springs Village Council welcomed two new members Monday night. During the meeting, Mayor Adam Greenslade said four residents had written letters expressing interest in the two open seats. They were Angela Bliss, Chris Humbert, Jerry Holland and Bill Young. Three ...

Briefly, Sept. 20

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Man dies in accident An accident in Sandusky County’s Rice Township claimed the life of a Graytown man Tuesday morning. A release from the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol states Kodie A. Ulrich-Baker, 29, was driving a 2002 Ford Focus west on TR 127, west of SR 19, when the vehicle ...

Daily Log, Sept. 20

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Tiffin reports • Alexandra N. Ray, 21, of Fostoria, was charged with theft Monday. • Xavyr J. Ray, 20, of Fostoria, was charged with theft Monday. • Daniel I. Johnson, 20, of Mount Victory, was charged with underage, open container, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and a turn ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 20

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Thursday Preschool Story Time, 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. For children 3-6 years old. (419) 447-3751. Revival, 6 p.m. Tiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 8th Ave., Tiffin. Cornett family to sing. (419) 448-0566. Friday Lake Erie perch dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. Tiffin ...

Senior Calendar, Sept. 20

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Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Egg salad sandwich, chicken noodle with vegetables soup, salad, cantaloupe and honeydew and milk. Friday — Roast pork, sweet potatoes, vegetable blend, pears, bread, mini sandies, milk. Monday — Chicken breast, mashed potatoes, beets, ...

Cline says goodbye to council

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Monday night’s Tiffin City Council meeting was the last for a familiar face. Council President Rich Cline announced Aug. 28 he planned to resign from council and withdraw from a re-election bid because he and his wife, Jaclyn, purchased a property outside city limits, making Cline ...

Split decision from jury in Fostoria case

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A jury found a Fostoria man guilty of one charge and not guilty of another during a trial in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Monday. Rodney D. Hampton, 48, was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of failure to comply with an order or signal of ...

Lakota seeks corrections on state report card

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KANSAS — Lakota Board of Education discussed district performance at its meeting Monday evening. Talks included release of the 2016-17 district report card issued by the state. Schools are graded in six areas: achievement, gap closing, K-3 literacy, progress, graduation rates and how well ...

Scout at Republic council meeting for badge

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REPUBLIC — Boy Scout Bryce Reiter from Troop No. 442 attended Republic’s council meeting Monday evening to accomplish his merit badge on Communications during a Public Meeting. He was accompanied by his father, Matt Reiter. Billing clerk Jodi Honaker announced that hydrant flushing ...