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Victorious

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Fans greet the bus carrying Calvert’s regional champion volleyball team at Madison and Jefferson streets Saturday afternoon. The Senecas beat Leipsic 3-0 for the regional title and advanced to the state semifinal match at noon Thursday at Wright State University’s Nutter Center. A Tiffin ...

Kerchner objects to size of tax break for wind project

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Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner says he wants the community to know “the real truth” about the area’s wind projects. Kerschner has spoken publicly against the wind energy projects, especially the PILOT — payment in lieu of taxes — program under the alternative energy zone ...

Woman injured in South SR 4 accident

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A woman was injured in an accident on South SR 4 Friday evening. Trooper Margaret Clay of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Jacklyn Cleary, 38, of Green Springs, was traveling south on South SR 4, crossed the center line, veered off the left side of the road and went into a ...

Still life on display

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Carol K. Hoffman (center) speaks with guests at an open house of her still life paintings exhibit Saturday evening at Tiffin Art Guild, 130 S. Washington St. Hoffman said she paints right from life, which is the only real way to create still life paintings. She said people should come to the ...

Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday

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Some Seneca County residents may have received a Republican slate ticket for the general election in the mail recently that included incorrect information about how to return absentee ballots. A news release is reminding voters that completed absentee ballots cannot be returned to a polling ...

Daily Log, Nov. 4

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Tiffin reports • A person at Columbian High School, 300 S. Monroe St., reported a fight at the football game Friday night. • A 300-block South Monroe Street man reported someone broke out his front window Friday night. • Richard E. Gomez, 50, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly ...

Community Calendar, Nov. 4

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Today The Heavenly Heirs, 10 a.m. Adam’s Township Freewill Baptist Church, 6901 N. TR 190, Green Springs. Pork tenderloin dinner, 11:30 a.m. Republic United Church of Christ, 312 S. Madison St., Republic. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. The church is handicap ...

Husted visits Tiffin

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PHOTO BY JACOB GURNEY Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted speaks as (from left) Tiffin City Councilman Tyler Shuff, State Rep. Riordan McClain of the 87th Ohio House District and Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz look on at Seneca County Republic Headquarters, 108 S. Washington St., Friday ...

Tornadoes fall

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Columbian football players gather after falling to Lexington 31-21 at Frost-Kalnow Stadium in the first round of the playoffs Friday. After going 2-18 over the previous two seasons, the Tornadoes went 8-2 during this year’s regular season. For complete coverage, see ...

Vickery man served six-count indictment

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A Vickery man was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Bryan J. Blankenship, 41, was charged with burglary, a second-degree felony; tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony; safecracking, a fourth-degree felony; and two counts of breaking and entering and one count of possessing ...

Daily log, Nov. 3

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Tiffin reports • A person reported the theft of coins from the 600 block of South Sandusky Street Thursday night. • A woman reported her nurse sold property from the 200 block of Ella Street without her permission Thursday night. • Christopher M. Prenzlin, 29, of Tiffin, was charged ...

Briefly

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Woman pleads guilty A North Fairfield woman pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Sara J. Beebe, 49, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of theft, a fifth-degree felony, court records state. The ...

Fighting an epidemic

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A detective says drug task force officials realize they can’t arrest their way out of the area’s drug problem. Detective Brandon Bell of Fostoria Police Department, who has been assigned to Seneca County Drug Task Force - METRICH Enforcement Unit for about three years, said heroin is not ...

One hurt in SR 53 accident

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A man was injured in an accident at SR 53 and TR 150 Wednesday night. Trooper Jake Mellinger of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Denise Burns, 58, of Tiffin, was traveling east on TR 150 in a 2012 Hyundai Accent and Herman Reinhart, 63, of Tiffin, was traveling south on SR 53 in ...

Briefly, Nov. 2

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Genealogy group to gather Tuesday Seneca County Genealogical Society is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Frost-Kalnow Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St. The program speaker is to be author Elizabeth Burr Marquard on her latest book, “I Come From A Place Called Home ...

Daily Log, Nov. 2

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Tiffin reports • A man reported a semi was stuck in the first block of Northview Drive and was damaging the lawn of a neighbor Thursday afternoon. • A first-block South Sandusky Street man reported Thursday afternoon items were taken from a room. County report • A 700-block Ninth ...

Community Calendar, Nov. 2

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Today All-you-care-to-eat fish fry or chicken tenders dinner, 5-7 p.m., K of C Hall, 11 Heyman Drive, Attica. Dinner includes baked potato or french fries, coleslaw, apple sauce, bread and drink. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children free for children younger than 4 years old. Grand ...

Local leaders voice opposition to Issue 1

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Local judicial and law enforcement leaders say they are opposed to Ohio Issue 1, which is to be on the Nov. 6 ballot. Judge Steve Shuff of Seneca County Common Pleas Court said he is “strongly” opposed to Issue 1. “I hope this doesn’t pass,” Shuff said, explaining what he ...

Justice center to be lit up tonight

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Tonight, a group of people will be gathering under the Seneca County Justice Center as the copula will be lit with green and/or purple lights. Lisa Nighswander is organizing the lighting with the county to bring awareness to Lennox-Gaustalt Syndrome, which her grandson — Jaydin Nighswander ...

Woman sentenced to prison

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A woman was sentenced to nearly five years in prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Wednesday afternoon. Ashley M. Halcomb, 31, pleaded guilty to charges of burglary, a second-degree felony; disrupting public services, a fourth-degree ...