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Man gets prison time for sex crime involving 4-year-old

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A Deshler man who pleaded guilty to a sex-related crime involving a 4-year-old girl was sentenced to five years in prison Friday. Julian Magallanes, 26, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of rape, a first-degree felony, and gross sexual imposition, a third-degree ...

Wash tub time

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PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY: The 40th Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival kicked off Friday with the School Day program. More than 450 elementary students visited the Living Village at Hedges-Boyer Park, representing nine school districts. Students took part in live demonstrations of period such as ...

Two hurt when van rolls

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Two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident at Sandusky River Coon Hunters lodge, 7575 S. TR 131, Friday afternoon. Deputy Christopher Weimerskirch of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Robert Gerding, 68, of Port Clinton, was traveling down a hill to a lower spot on the ...

Making an entrance

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Mohawk football players take the field before the game against Carey in Sycamore Friday evening. The Warriors won, 35-14. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Fair contestants find out how well they stack up

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Participants took part in the Straw Stacking Contest at the grandstands at Wyandot County Fair, 10171 N. SH 53, Saturday afternoon. Chad Gottfried, a member of Wyandot County Fair Board, said this was the third year of the straw stacking contest. He said the contest involves a three person ...

Fostoria woman sentenced to 4 years in prison

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A Fostoria woman was sentenced to four years in prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday morning. Bobbie J. Shackelford, 38, had pleaded guilty to a charge of trafficking in cocaine, a second-degree felony, in August. Kelbley ...

Daily log, Sept. 15

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Tiffin reports * Daniel J. Gallagher, 27, of Burgoon, was charged with driving under suspension, failure to reinstate and no operator’s license Thursday. * Brandon Bryant, 22, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension Thursday. * A 200-block Circular Street person reported ...

Raisin’ cane at the ring-toss game

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UPPER SANDUSKY — A 126-year-old business that tests fair-goers’ ring-toss skills is set up at Wyandot County Fair. Karl Dearwester, owner of Dearwester Canes, said the game has no hidden tricks. Participants toss rings in an attempt to win canes. Dearwester said his grandfather, Wilson ...

Flying

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Sisters Bailee Kleman (left) and JayCee Kleman ride on the Sky Fighter at the Wyandot County Fair Friday.

Off to the races

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Children participate in a sack race at the Wyandot County Fair Friday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

On display

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Antique tractors are on display at the Wyandot County Fair Friday.

Public can discuss information about Attica police levy Thursday

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ATTICA — Attica Police Chief Keith Turner called for a police committee meeting during the council meeting Thursday night. Members set 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the council chambers and are inviting the public to participate in a conversation about the upcoming police levy on the Nov. 6 general ...

Area schools graded B, C or D

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For the first time, districts and schools have been assigned overall letter grades, with districts earning an overall B, C or D grade for the 2017-18 Ohio School Report Card. The overall grade is calculated by using results in six components of achievement, progress, gap closing, improving ...

Former Sandusky County detective sentenced to prison

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FREMONT — A former Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office detective who admitted he tampered with evidence during the Heather Bogle death investigation was sentenced to prison Thursday afternoon. Sean O’Connell, 54, of Fremont, had been charged with three counts of tampering with evidence, ...

Filmmaker opens ’Berg HYPE series

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An award-winning documentary filmmaker and founder of The Rising Heroes Project spoke to Heidelberg University students Thursday morning during the first HYPE Career Ready Program event of the year. Brett Culp is known for the film “Legends of the Knight” and his latest project, “Look ...

Museum marker unveiled

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Mark Steinmetz (right) of the Seneca County Museum along with Todd Kleismit (left) of Ohio History Connection unveiled the Ohio Historical Marker Thursday morning dedicating Rezin Shawhan, Tiffin’s first millionaire. The Rezin Hawhan home — site of the Seneca County Museum — was built ...

H-L board hears about Big Buddy/Little Buddy program

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education members were introduced to the Big Buddy/Little Buddy program Wednesday evening. The program’s goal is to pair upper classmen to elementary students who would benefit from having a big friend who will help them adjust to their new school year. The ...

Man sentenced to community control

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A Lima man was sentenced to community control on a sex-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Plea Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Shaquell L. Roberson, 22, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony, court records ...

Fremont man indicted on drug charges

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A Fremont man was served a seven-count indictment at Seneca County Jail Wednesday evening. Arlando C. Crowe, 39, has been charged with drug-related crimes involving four drugs. Crowe, who was indicted Wednesday, was charged with four counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, fourth-degree ...