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Flying

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Sisters Bailee Kleman (left) and JayCee Kleman ride on the Sky Fighter at the Wyandot County Fair Friday.

Off to the races

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Children participate in a sack race at the Wyandot County Fair Friday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

On display

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Antique tractors are on display at the Wyandot County Fair Friday.

Public can discuss information about Attica police levy Thursday

ATTICA — Attica Police Chief Keith Turner called for a police committee meeting during the council meeting Thursday night. Members set 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the council chambers and are inviting the public to participate in a conversation about the upcoming police levy on the Nov. 6 general ...

Area schools graded B, C or D

For the first time, districts and schools have been assigned overall letter grades, with districts earning an overall B, C or D grade for the 2017-18 Ohio School Report Card. The overall grade is calculated by using results in six components of achievement, progress, gap closing, improving ...

Former Sandusky County detective sentenced to prison

FREMONT — A former Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office detective who admitted he tampered with evidence during the Heather Bogle death investigation was sentenced to prison Thursday afternoon. Sean O’Connell, 54, of Fremont, had been charged with three counts of tampering with evidence, ...

Filmmaker opens ’Berg HYPE series

An award-winning documentary filmmaker and founder of The Rising Heroes Project spoke to Heidelberg University students Thursday morning during the first HYPE Career Ready Program event of the year. Brett Culp is known for the film “Legends of the Knight” and his latest project, “Look ...

Museum marker unveiled

Mark Steinmetz (right) of the Seneca County Museum along with Todd Kleismit (left) of Ohio History Connection unveiled the Ohio Historical Marker Thursday morning dedicating Rezin Shawhan, Tiffin’s first millionaire. The Rezin Hawhan home — site of the Seneca County Museum — was built ...

H-L board hears about Big Buddy/Little Buddy program

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education members were introduced to the Big Buddy/Little Buddy program Wednesday evening. The program’s goal is to pair upper classmen to elementary students who would benefit from having a big friend who will help them adjust to their new school year. The ...

Man sentenced to community control

A Lima man was sentenced to community control on a sex-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Plea Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Shaquell L. Roberson, 22, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony, court records ...

Fremont man indicted on drug charges

A Fremont man was served a seven-count indictment at Seneca County Jail Wednesday evening. Arlando C. Crowe, 39, has been charged with drug-related crimes involving four drugs. Crowe, who was indicted Wednesday, was charged with four counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, fourth-degree ...

Couple teaches about raptors

UPPER SANDUSKY — A couple is providing educational programming about birds to those attending the Wyandot County Fair this week. BJ Ford and his wife, Angie, have operated Wind Beneath My Wings raptor education programs for about six years and can present information to school and youth ...

Recliner

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Noah McDaniel rests on Lex, a heifer, at the Wyandot County Fair Thursday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Briefly, Sept. 14

Aqua Ohio to flush lines Aqua Ohio is to conduct water main flushing in the Tiffin area 8a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Sept. 21. No interruptions in water service are to occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration, ...

Man sentenced to more than 15 years in prison

A Toledo man was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on drug-related charges Wednesday afternoon. In August, Lamar L. Cartlidge, 38, had pleaded guilty to charges of failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer and tampering with evidence, both third-degree felonies; ...

Tiffin Fire reports increase in fire-related injuries

Tiffin Fire Rescue Division is asking residents to “Get Out and Stay Out” after an increase in fire-related injuries. According to a release, when compared to 2015 and 2016, Tiffin Fire Rescue Division has experienced a 550-percent increase in the number of injuries sustained by citizens ...

Team building

Leadership Seneca County class of 2019 kicked-off its year by climbing the ropes course Wednesday at Camp Glen.

Celebrating a semifinalist

Tiffin Columbian High School senior Karrick Fanning (center left) is pictured with his parents, Susan Fanning (far left) and Barry Fanning (center right), along with Tiffin City School Board Vice President Andrew Gase — who presented Karrick with his National Merit Scholarship semifinalist ...

Seneca fair board reorganizes

Seneca County Agricultural Society observed a moment of silence in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, ahead of a night of welcoming members. Beginning with an in-meeting ceremony, eight board members — Phillip Ardner, Joline Humbert, Zelda Oakleaf, Derek Rowe, Pam Schock, ...

Quilter crows about the fair

UPPER SANDUSKY — An Upper Sandusky man used his art skills to help Wyandot County Fair share its slogan. Richard Eyestone, a retired art teacher, created a barn quilt that hangs on a merchants building. It features roosters, a nod to the fair’s motto of being “something to crow ...