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Sheriff: Few incidents at this year’s fair

UPPER SANDUSKY-Sheriff Michael Hetzel of Wyandot County Sheriff's Office said his department has worked to provide security and assistance to fair-goers this past week. He said the department has an office manned during the fair near the main gate. “We provide security and have staff here ...

Couple crafts kettle corn

Garry Hofner said he’s been making kettle corn for about four years now. Garry and his wife Iola, both of Whitehouse, have their Fresh Popped Kettle Corn tent set up at the Wyandot County Fair. Garry said he got into making it after a friend who owned a kettle corn operation needed help ...

Justice center project hits milestone

Ohio Masons joined elected officials from Seneca County and Tiffin for a cornerstone-laying ceremony Friday evening at the site of Seneca County Justice Center. Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff opened the ceremony for the building that is set to open early next ...

Tornado warning

Columbian football players take the field before their game against Toledo Start at Frost-Kalnow Stadium Friday evening. The Tornadoes lost, 21-15. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com. 

Suit filed against hospital, doctor

The family of a New Riegel man who died in March is suing Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital and a doctor. The lawsuit seeks more than $25,000. Abigail Jenkins, widow of Timothy Jenkins and administrator of his estate, is suing Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital LLC, Mercy Emergency Care Services ...

Mini team

Gavin Luikart, 8, of La Rue, waits with a miniature horse outside a show arena at Wyandot County Fair Friday morning. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com. Additional cover in wrap-around section.

Let’s Dance

After experiencing the Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival Living Village, attendees can dance their cares away in their own period attire — if they so wish — during the Heritage Ball. The ball returns to the festival this year and is to take place at 7:30 p.m. today in the YMCA Field ...

Helping keep healthy outlook

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot Memorial Hospital is offering various tests and health checks for those attending Wyandot County Fair this week. The hospital’s booth is in the merchants’ building. Ann Kemerley, the hospital’s public relations director, said it was her 23rd fair, and the ...

Just ducky

Cade Frey, 10, of Upper Sandusky, spends time with his ducks as he waits to enter the show ring at Wyandot County Fair Friday morning.

Wyandot County Fair Results, Sept. 16

Junior Fair Sheep Breeding Champions Ram Over All Breeds: Cameron Shellhouse, Kids Got the Spirit. Ewe Over All Breeds: Cameron Shellhouse. Showmanship Junior: 1st, Liam Shellhouse, Kids Got the Spirit; 2nd, Avery Stump, Kids Got the Spirit; 3rd, Kyle Bishop, Town and Country. ...

Peek-a-boo

Sheep look through a fence at Wyandot County Fair Friday morning.

Rep. Jordan presents medal to Republic man

Floyd Adams, of Republic, finally received his Korean Defense Service Medal with a little help from U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan Friday morning. During the ceremony, Jordan, R-Urbana, congratulated Adams. “On behalf of the United States Congress and our great country, we want to thank you for your ...

Vehicle runs into barn on SR 4

A woman was uninjured after she ran into a barn at a home on SR 4 Friday afternoon. Deputy Mark Lawson of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Barbra Dean, 56, of Ironton, was driving north on SR 4 in a 2016 Lexus. Lawson said Dean had a medical issue while driving, hit a ditch and a ...

Man sentenced to 104 months in prison

A man was sentenced to more than eight and a half years in prison after he admitted community control violations during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday morning. In a 2014 case, David A. Yates, 53, was sentenced to five years of ...

Woman hurt in accident

A woman whose vehicle left the roadway on CR 15 in Pleasant Township Thursday night suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to State Highway Patrol. Victoria D. Kauffman, 23, of Bucyrus, was driving a 2012 Honda northbound on CR 15, according to State Highway Patrol. The vehicle ...

Students enjoy festival school days

Area middle school students enjoy a performance by the SouthEastern WaterSpider performers during the annual Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival School Days program Friday at Hedges-Boyer Park.

Waiting game

Kaden Bils, 10, of Nevada, waits with his dairy beef feeder Spot during Wyandot County Fair Thursday morning. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com. For more on the fair, see the special wrap-around section.

Report cards reflect improvements

The state released its 2016-17 School Report Cards Thursday, showing some districts improving in areas. Districts and schools were graded on six component for the 2016-17 school year, including achievement, progress, gap closing, graduation rate, K-3 literacy and prepared for success. ...