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Community Calendar, Sept. 14

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Today Tiffin-Seneca County Heritage Festival, downtown hours 5 p.m.-midnight. www.tiffinfestival.com. Course of Miracles study group, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave. (419) 483-5414. Saturday Fostoria Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Corner of Tiffin ...

Man sentenced to more than 15 years in prison

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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

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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

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

Celebrating a semifinalist

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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

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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

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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 ...

For show

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Flowers are on display at the Wyandot County Fair Wednesday afternoon.

Spinning around

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Jovin Baker (left) and his cousin, Brayden Smith, ride the carousel at the Wyandot County Fair Wednesday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Glider

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Sa’Valie Belcher glides through the air on a helicopter ride at the Wyandot County Fair Wednesday afternoon.

Show time

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Exhibitors show steers in the ring at the Wyandot County Fair Thursday afternoon.

Taking a spin

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE The Kamikaze ride spins around at the Wyandot County Fair Thursday afternoon.

Briefly, Sept. 13

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Sexual Assault reported at CROSSWAEH women’s building A person reported a sexual assault in the women’s building of CROSSWAEH, 3055 S. SR 100, Tuesday afternoon, according to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report. The incident was reported at 4:39 p.m. The incident was under ...

Ready for the fair

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Barry Hassinger adjusts the sign on his food trailer at the Wyandot County Fair Tuesday morning. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Board to increase pay for staff

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Seneca County Commissioners approved salary increases for Seneca County Clerk of Court employees Tuesday. The board approved a $6,465.20 supplemental appropriation to the General Fund upon the request of County Clerk of Courts Jean Eckelberry, who said the increase was important for her ...

Park district sets planning meeting

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NEW RIEGEL — Seneca County Park District is ready for the next step in its portion of the county Comprehensive Plan. Executive Director Sarah Betts updated park board members at their meeting Tuesday afternoon. “We are ready to have park-specific meetings set up so we can actually begin ...

Region briefs, Sept. 12

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Open house Thursday at Oak Lane Dental Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce is to host a ribbon cutting 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Oak Lane Dental, 19 W. Market St. There is to be an open house 6-8 p.m., when guests can meet the staff and tour the office. Panel on immigration policies set for ...

Optimism amid mud

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Amidst the mooing of cattle, last-minute preparations and goats parading in the show ring at Wyandot County Fair was some mud Tuesday. Nick Derr, president of the fair board, said the fair had had a rough start. There were 4 inches of rain last week, starting Wednesday, he ...

Departing workers recognized

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Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities met Tuesday afternoon at The Family Learning Center. Superintendent Lew Hurst recognized Jennine Kramer on the occasion of her retirement after serving the facility for 31 years as a job coach, teacher and training aides. “I can’t thank you ...

School updates entry for new year

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NEW RIEGEL — The front entryway at New Riegel School was decorated to welcome students back for another year encouraging Blue Jacket spirit. Superintendent Dave Rombach told Board of Education members Monday evening that fourth graders would be participating in the Ohio Heritage Days ...