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Attica voters to decide police dept. levy May 7

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ATTICA — Voters in the village of Attica are to decide on a levy for police protection May 7. The five-year, 8-mill levy is an additional tax for the benefit of Attica village for the purpose of police protection, commencing in 2019 and first due in 2020, according to information from ...

Daily log, April 20

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Tiffin reports • Shannon N. Miller, 38, of Bucyrus, was charged with theft Thursday. • Brandon L. Mabry, 42, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Thursday. • An employee of Circle K, 73 Melmore St., reported a man ran out with two bottles of vodka Thursday evening. • A first-block ...

Community Calendar, April 20

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Events & Activities Today Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Tractor Suppy, 2501 W. Market St. Benefits Wyandot County Horse and Pony Rescue Center. Easter Event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tiffin Lowe’s, 1025 W. Market St., Easter Bunny and Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.-noon. Free coffee, donuts and candy. ...

Sheriff’s office investigates possible ODs

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Deputies responded to a report of two unresponsive people at Brookpark Estates Friday evening. Lt. Brian Hescht of Seneca County Sheriff's Office said a person reported a man and a woman were unresponsive at 2400 S. TR 119, Lot No. 9. He said the incident is being investigated as ...

Briefly, April 20

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Today’s Easter egg roll plans change FREMONT — Due to forecasted rain and already soggy Spiegel Grove grounds, the Easter Egg Roll at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to be moved into the museum today. The event is to take place 2-3:30 p.m. in the auditorium and other ...

Family displaced in house fire

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SIAM — A family was displaced and a firefighter was hurt fighting a house fire at 2807 S. SR 4 north of Attica Thursday afternoon. Chief Lonnie Jaynes of Attica-Venice-Reed Fire District said there was fire upstairs and heavy smoke coming from the attic when crews arrived at the scene. The ...

OSS board of directors has special meeting for budget updates

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No further budget cuts are expected for this year for Ottawa Sandusky Seneca Joint Solid Waste District, but more cuts may be needed for 2020 and into the future. The OSS board of directors met Thursday for a special meeting to get a budget update and to decide how to proceed with hiring a new ...

Justice Center landscaping moving ahead

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Seneca County commissioners set aside $125,000 in the county’s “rainy-day” fund and agreed to move ahead with landscaping at the Justice Center. Zoeller Lawn and Property Management is doing the landscaping work, which is expected to cost $43,295. The project includes plantings, rocks, ...

Celebration at home plate

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Hopewell-Loudon softball players celebrate a home run by Chelsea Depinet during the game against Margaretta in Bascom Thursday. The Chieftains fell, 15-5.

Commissioners thank volunteers

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Seneca County commissioners gave the volunteers of Seneca County a blanket thank-you during their meeting Thursday. Commissioner Mike Kerschner read a proclamation designating April as April as Volunteer Appreciation Month. “It’s really the fiber, in my opinion, that holds the community ...

Local Briefs

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Seneca County Transportation Improvement District to meet The Seneca County Transportation Improvement District is to meet 9 a.m. April 23 in the RTA Building basement conference room. Easter Sunday at West Independence UMC A full array of worship and celebration will occur at West ...

Daily Log, April 19

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A man reported rocks were broken and thrown around into the ponds at the Tiffin Train Depot, 65 N. Monroe St., Wednesday evening. • A person reported Thursday morning a screen had been ripped out and damaged in a vacant apartment in the first block of Jefferson Street ...

Community Calendar, April 19

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Events & Activities Today Playtime at the Library, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St. Blood Drive-American Red Cross, noon-6 p.m. Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 870 W. Market St. (inside Tiffin Mall), Tiffin. Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule appointment or search ...

Huron County barn fire

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Crews responded to a barn fire at 5975 Old Military Road in Huron County Wednesday afternoon. Chief Lonnie Jaynes of Attica-Venice-Reed Fire District said what initially started the fire was a combine inside the structure that had caught on fire. The fire then spread to the rafters and ...

Three indicted by Seneca County grand jury

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A Fostoria man accused of driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent and fleeing from a police officer has been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Andrew J. Graeter, 18, was charged with failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony, and grand ...

Woman injured in accident with four-wheeler

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A woman was injured when her vehicle struck an unoccupied four-wheeler on West TR 96 Wednesday night. Deputy Keegan Walter of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Cheryl Schalk, 62, of Alvada, was traveling west in a 2013 Subaru. A four-wheeler was parked facing west, partially on the road, ...

Intern assisting court staff

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A new face is assisting the staff of Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley. Kelbley administered an oath — which was similar to one an attorney may take — to Alyssa Burton, a 19-year-old Tiffin University junior from Toledo, during a ceremony in his courtroom Wednesday ...

Men each sentenced to 7 years in prison

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Two men admitted Wednesday afternoon they committed aggravated burglary in Fostoria and were sentenced to seven years in prison during hearings in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Ty M. Johnson, 18, of Fostoria, and Kyle S.M. Gavin, 19, of Findlay, each ...