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One man sentenced, another chooses trials

Two men who were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury in connection to a high-speed chase in May appeared before Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff Monday. Seneca County Sheriff's Office deputies had been sent to First National Bank of Sycamore in New Riegel for a report of ...

Elite Sports & Culture Week spotlight: Amanda Everlove

Amanda Everlove is to be among the 20-plus Olympians and Paralympians in the Tiffin area Oct. 23-25 for Elite Sport and Culture Week hosted by Tiffin University, Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital, Terra State Community College and National Machinery. Growing up in Valencia, California, Everlove ...

Briefly

Clyde man’s case dismissed An indictment against a Clyde man was dismissed. Oakford A. Leiter Jr., 34, had been charged with menacing by stalking, a fourth-degree felony, and theft, a fifth-degree felony. Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff approved Seneca County ...

H-L board continues teacher suspension

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education took action to continue the suspension of high school teacher Jill Welty during a special meeting Sunday. She was suspended without pay. Welty, who teaches social studies, College Credit Plus and technology, has been suspended since the first day ...

Festival fun

Presley Borowski (left) and Ollie Perry, both of Tiffin and both age 2, race wooden trains down an elevated track Sunday afternoon in the children’s area at Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival.

Tiffin Drive-in hosting neon sign fundraiser

Further fundraising efforts are continuing for the Tiffin Drive-In with a special event this weekend. The drive-in is to host the Colorun Fest starting at noon Saturday at the theater, 4101 N. SR 53. The event is a fundraiser for the drive-in’s Historic Drive-In Revitalization Fund, which ...

Round and round

Anna West, 5, of Upper Sandusky, enjoys a pony ride at the Wyandot County Fair Sunday afternoon. More fair coverage on page 8A.

Woman injured in roll-over

SYCAMORE — A woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on SH 103, west of Sycamore Sunday evening. Sgt. Brandon Kromer of Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office said Jodie Magnusson, 46, of Nevada, was traveling west on SH 103 in a 2004 Buick car. She went off the left side of the ...

Scramble is a favorite at Wyandot County Fair

People of all ages took part in the calf scramble in the arena at the Wyandot County Fair Sunday afternoon. Chad Gottfried, a member of Wyandot County Fair Board, said the scramble included three divisions: children 9 and younger in the chicken scramble, children 9-14 in the lamb scramble and ...

Wyandot County Fair results

JUNIOR FAIR SCOUT BOOTHS Most Eye Catching: Girl Scout Troop 1170. Most Creative: Upper Sandusky Girl Scout Troop 211. Best Display of Projects: Carey Girl Scout Troops 1812, 3505 and 3516. Honorable Mention: Boy Scout and Eagle Scout 123. HORSES AND PONIES Queen: Sarah Studer, ...

Frost-Kalnow Amphitheater on East Green called success

As the East Green Summer Concert Series winds down, several people have said the series — as well as the new green space — have been a success. Andrew Kalnow, CEO/owner of National Machinery and chair of the East Green Summer Series, said there were a number of intersecting motives for ...

Man charged Saturday with kidnapping

A Tiffin man was charged with kidnapping Saturday. Sgt. Jake Demonte of Tiffin Police Department said Cooper J. Zoeller, 24, was charged with one count of kidnapping. A woman reported a man refused to let her leave over a six hour period and he kept her there by force including choking and ...

Bass wood

PHOTO BY Jacob Gurney Wood carver Jacob Smith works on a fish he carved at the Wyandot County Fair Saturday.

Ball game

PHOTO BY JACOB GURNEY Wade Vaughn (right) throws a ball toward bowls of water while his son Wyatt, 3, looks on at the Wyandot County Fair Saturday afternoon.

Man gets prison time for sex crime involving 4-year-old

A Deshler man who pleaded guilty to a sex-related crime involving a 4-year-old girl was sentenced to five years in prison Friday. Julian Magallanes, 26, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of rape, a first-degree felony, and gross sexual imposition, a third-degree ...

Wash tub time

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY: The 40th Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival kicked off Friday with the School Day program. More than 450 elementary students visited the Living Village at Hedges-Boyer Park, representing nine school districts. Students took part in live demonstrations of period such as ...

Two hurt when van rolls

Two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident at Sandusky River Coon Hunters lodge, 7575 S. TR 131, Friday afternoon. Deputy Christopher Weimerskirch of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Robert Gerding, 68, of Port Clinton, was traveling down a hill to a lower spot on the ...

Making an entrance

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Mohawk football players take the field before the game against Carey in Sycamore Friday evening. The Warriors won, 35-14. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

United Way offers Hurricane Florence help through 2-1-1, creates recovery fund

United Way Worldwide announced Friday its 2-1-1 service has been reinforced to assist those in the projected path of Tropical Storm Florence. Also, United Way has established The United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund, which is to distribute donations to mid- and long-term recovery efforts ...

Fair contestants find out how well they stack up

Participants took part in the Straw Stacking Contest at the grandstands at Wyandot County Fair, 10171 N. SH 53, Saturday afternoon. Chad Gottfried, a member of Wyandot County Fair Board, said this was the third year of the straw stacking contest. He said the contest involves a three person ...