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Lawsuit filed against Bascom business

A Findlay man has named a Bascom business in a lawsuit filed in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Travis Tiell against Deborah Tiell and Kit Tiell, members of Tiell FG Enterprises LLC, and Tiell FG Enterprises LLC of Bascom, according to court records. It ...

Lawsuit filed against Good Shepherd Home

A lawsuit has been been filed on behalf of a Good Shepherd Home resident after she was assaulted in her residence there, according to Seneca County Common Pleas Court records. Around 6:30 a.m. June 2, Noel Glenn Sims II entered the premises’ main entrance, according to the lawsuit. Sims ...

Coming this fall, scarecrows in Seneca County

The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services are asking businesses and organizations to participate in the Fall in Love with Seneca County’s Open Houses Oct. 12. The event is open to businesses in Seneca County and some that ...

Income tax discussions in Attica

Attica council members discussed the 1% income tax Thursday night that council may enact without going to the electorate. Resident Lynn Love asked, “Has a committee been formed to discuss the income tax and make recommendations?” Councilmen are divided on the issue. Councilman George ...

Daytime splashes, nighttime color and a secluded garden downtown

National Corner at East Market and Jefferson streets is to be dedicated at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and last-minute changes were made this week leading up to the main event. One of the park’s features, a secluded garden, received its final addition of a lush, grassy entry, said Andrew ...

Commissioners vote to oppose wind turbines

Seneca County commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday to formally oppose construction of wind turbine projects in the county. They voted to “withdraw all previous support of the Seneca Wind, Republic Wind or any proposed wind turbine projects to the maximum extent allowed by ...

Taking time to appreciate the good things

On a Tiffin Police Department sergeant’s last day on the job Thursday, he took a moment to stop what he was doing and watch an eagle flying down the river. A couple of turtles were sunbathing in the river. A lot of times when people are working, says Sgt. Bryan Bryant, they are so busy in ...

Are electric vehicle charging stations in the county’s future?

Seneca County commissioners heard a proposal from AEP to provide a $150,000 incentive for installing electric vehicle charging stations. Charlene Watkins, executive director of Seneca Regional Planning Commission, introduced the idea to the commissioners after researching the idea. The ...

Kicking it

Shane Hohman (from left), Zach Hinckman and Kyle Klinski, all members of Clyde’s soccer team, kick the ball around at the stadium Thursday afternoon. To view more photos of this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Commissioners hear possibility of request for CR 31 vacation

The subject of potentially vacating CR 31 between TR 170 and TR 158 was introduced to the Seneca County commissioners Tuesday by Seneca County Engineer Mark Zimmerman. He said Carmeuse Lime & Stone, of Bettsville, has purchased land on both sides of CR 31 and is thinking about requesting ...

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Fostoria man sentenced to community control A Fostoria man was sentenced to three years of community control. Eric M. Struble, 22, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael ...

2019-2020 Chieftain Tech Team

The 2019-2020 Chieftain Tech Team was introduced to the Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education. The members range from seventh to 12th grades. These techies have worked throughout the summer setting up 1,010 Chromebooks that are to be distributed to the junior high and senior high students. During ...

Third Thursday

Representatives from Old Fort Banking Co., set up a booth outside the Laird Arcade Thursday as part of the Third Thursday: Back to School event in Downtown Tiffin.

Changes are on the horizon for the village of Sycamore

SYCAMORE — Council member Summer Rhoad made her intention to resign known via letter of resignation, which was read by Mayor Vicki Weininger. According to the letter, Rhoad stated she was moving out of the village and the Aug. 27 meeting would be her last as a member of council. Council ...

Board of Elections approves Nov. 5 candidates, issues

Seneca County Board of Elections Wednesday approved a list of candidates and issues for the Nov. 5 general election. Candidates are: Mark E. Repp, Tiffin/Fostoria Municipal Court judge. Aaron D. Montz, Tiffin mayor. Brent T. Howard, Tiffin law director. Bridget Boyle and write-in ...

Controlling the germs at Hopewell-Loudon

BASCOM — The Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education learned that the district now has the ability to control the spread of germs in the classrooms, hallways and athletic facilities. The electro-static, cordless, sanitizing sprayer will enable the staff to sanitize an entire classroom in 6 ...

More dogs confiscated in investigation into animal cruelty

Seventeen more dogs were confiscated as part of an investigation into animal cruelty, according to Seneca County Common Pleas Court records. A search warrant signed by Judge Jay Meyer of Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Court was executed at 175 N. Sandusky St., the residence of Orville ...

Fair week is over but fairgrounds are still lively

Now that the Seneca County Fair has come to an end the planning process has begun for the 2020 event. There was much conversation on this year’s fair week as the Seneca County Fair Board met Tuesday. Gate admissions were an important topic mentioned. During fair week, Saturday proved to be ...

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Lakeview man charged BRADNER — A Lakeview man was charged after an incident in Bradner early Wednesday morning. Jarrod J. Taylor, 32, was charged with aggravated menacing, felonious assault and kidnapping, according to a Wood County Sheriff’s Office release. The alleged assault ...

Two Columbian students to play at Toledo Youth Symphony

Two Columbian High School students are able to play with the Toledo Youth Symphony in four performances this season. Brian Edmond, trombone, and Bennett Ramsdell, tuba, auditioned in May and learned of the results at the start August. Each had to learn and perform a technical piece and ...