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SUV rolls on SR 587 near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A Findlay woman believed to be impaired rolled her sport utility vehicle on SR 587 Monday evening, according to law enforcement agencies. The Fremont post of State Highway Patrol identified the driver as Elizabeth A. Cartagena, 44. Trooper Christopher Kiefer said Cartagena was ...

Mohawk board hears request for new softball field

SYCAMORE — Softball coach Mindy Walton approached the Mohawk Board of Education Monday evening about developing a softball field on the school campus. Walton cited a number of reasons for moving from the American Legion field in Sycamore to the area between the MCI building and the track. ...

NR deemed ready for new school year to begin

NEW RIEGEL — Summer vacation is coming to an end for New Riegel students. The first day of school for first graders through seniors is Aug. 22. Kindergarteners start Aug. 24 following testing Aug. 22-23. Open house for students and parents is 5-7 p.m. Monday. Grades 7-12 may pick up ...

Driver in fatal accident charged

A Dublin, Ohio, woman who was driving a vehicle involved in a fatal accident on SR 199 north of Fostoria has been charged in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. Brianna M. Redd, 22, was charged with vehicular manslaughter, a second-degree misdemeanor, according to court records. The accident ...

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Tiffin man admits to violation of community control A Tiffin man admitted he violated the terms of his community control. Eric W. Swartz, 42, admitted the violation during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Kelbley imposed an 11-month prison ...

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Seneca Wind to host three open houses next week Seneca Wind has scheduled three community open houses for next week. The entity behind the wind project, sPower, plans to have representatives there to give a presentation and answer all the questions they can in a face-to-face setting. The ...

Window seat

Classic car enthusiasts look over an entry in AMVETS Post 48’s annual car show Sunday afternoon. The event raised money for the Sons of AMVETS veterans aid program.

Three charged after thefts reported Sunday at Walmart

Three people were charged after thefts were reported at Walmart Sunday. About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, a person from Walmart reported a man pushed a cart of items out of the store and left in a red Dodge Neon on SR 18 toward Fostoria. Then, about 12:15 p.m. Sunday, a store employee reported a ...

Knife incident leads to arrest

A Cleveland man was charged Sunday afternoon after an incident with a knife. About noon, a person reported a man in a Ford Focus at Lowe’s, 1025 W. Market St., was waving a knife around and threatening people, according to a Tiffin Police Department report. A man who walked past the car ...

Two hurt in SR 18 accident

FOSTORIA — Two people were hurt in an accident on SR 18 near Fostoria Sunday night. Trooper Christopher Kiefer of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said a 1997 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 driven by Adam Stuckert, 25, of Bloomville, and a 2002 Honda driven by Joshua Dorman, 34, of ...

Attica Independent Fair Results, Aug. 13

Wines Rose Grape: 1st, Scott Nagy, Port Clinton. Dandelion: 1st, Scott Nagy. White/Rose from Flower Petals: 1st, Scott Nagy. Sparkling Wines or Coolers: 1st, Scott Nagy. Any Variety Not Listed: 1st, Ed Weisenauer, Bloomville; 2nd, Dave Weisenauer, Bloomville. White From Grapes Dry: ...

Playtime

Easton Brown plays in the corn pit at the Attica Independent Fair Saturday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Assessing the situation

A Tiffin Police Department sergeant said preparation reduces the likelihood of mass casualties. Sgt. Jake DeMonte led active shooter training for fellow police officers and Tiffin Fire Rescue Division at Columbian High School Saturday. “We’re going to add lives, role players as victims, ...

Blue and Green

KGB from Detroit performs a Motown hit during a concert at East Green Amphitheater Saturday evening in downtown Tiffin. The next show is at 8 p.m. Aug. 25 with the band Sidewalk Chalk.

Up close and personal

ATTICA — A new event at Attica Independent Fair allowed fair-goers to see first-responder vehicles Saturday afternoon. The touch-a-truck event drew vehicles from Attica-Venice-Reed EMS District, Attica-Venice-Reed Fire District, Life Flight, North Central Electric Cooperative, Ohio ...

Up high

Austin Fortner (left) and Bailey Prenzlin glide through the air at the Attica Independent Fair Saturday, the last day of the fair. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Taking a spin

Nolan Martin, 11, takes a ride at the Attica Independent Fair Saturday.

Attica Independent Fair results, Aug. 12

Photography Snapshots Youth, 12 and Under Wildlife Animals: 2nd, Allie Smith, Attica. Domestic Animals: 1st, Ava Deel; 2nd, Lilly Schiefer; Lilly Stockmaster, New Washington. Teens Domestic Animals: 1st, Jada Deel. Adults Scenery, Buildings, Bridges, Etc.: 1st, Susan Clark. ...

4-H seeking donations for event

Seneca County 4-H is seeking local organizations and businesses for donations for their 10th annual Grade A Celebration to be at 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at Seneca County Fairgrounds. The Grade A Celebration is meant to recognize the youth who received an “A” on their projects for the year as well ...

‘I don’t think you are fully aware how powerful you are’

Educators, administrators and members of the surrounding communities heard from an original Freedom Writer Friday, and were asked to renew their commitment to the work they’re doing during North Central Ohio Educational Service Center’s Opening Day event. By the age of 16, Manny Scott had ...