Community Calendar July 31


Today no events submitted Wednesday no events submitted Thursday Health screening, 7-10 a.m. Mercy Health - Willard Hospital, 1100 Neal Zick Rd., Willard. Call Jana Martin at (419) 455-7751 or Rachel Danhoff at (419) 964-5119. Afternoon Teen Time: Rocking Finale Party, 2 p.m. ...

Junior Fair livestock sale commercial bids top $250K

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This year’s Seneca County Junior Fair livestock sale saw commercial bids eclipse $250,000. The preliminary total for commercial bids for the sale was $250,113.50, compared to nearly $253,000 a year ago, about $284,000 in 2016 and $240,000 in 2015. Even though the agriculture economy is ...

Blaze destroys home in Fostoria

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FOSTORIA — Crews responded to a house fire at 842 N. Countyline St. Saturday night. Chief Brian Herbert of Fostoria Fire Division said when crews arrived at the scene, they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear of the building that had approached the outside and was traveling up a ...

Buddhist temple lost to weekend fire

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ALVADA — Crews responded to a fire at a Buddhist temple, 23434 US 224, in Hancock County Friday night. Assistant Chief Bill Laveglia of Washington Township Fire Department said the temple, which is a pole barn, was involved with flames coming through the roof when crews arrived and it was ...


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TPD responds to possible OD Tiffin Police Department responded to 19 Longfellow Drive for a report of a possible overdose Saturday night. Officer Justin Nowak of Tiffin Police Department said officers responded to a report of a 30-year old man who possibly overdosed. The man was alert and ...

Daily log, July 30

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Michael J. Williams, 40, of Tiffin, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated Sunday. •An employee of Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, reported a theft Sunday afternoon. County reports • A person reported an assault in the 100 block of Hopewell Avenue Saturday ...

Sunday announcements, July 29

Community Announcements

Next Habitat house to start construction June saw the completion of the 50th home built by Seneca Habitat of Humanity. The recently completed home was part of the summer homes tour June 24. Habitat is to begin construction on the next home at 276 Third Ave. in August. Those interested in ...

Flying high

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People take a ride in a tethered RE/MAX hot air balloon at the Seneca County Fair Saturday. To view more photos from this event, visit

Daily Log, July 29

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Willie J. Legrant, 51, of Tiffin, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under suspension and operating a vehicle while intoxicated suspension Saturday. • A first-block Liberty Street woman reported a woman pulled a knife on her early Saturday ...

Showing spirit

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Sixteen squads in five divisions competed Saturday during the 26th annual Seneca County Fair Cheerleading Competition. Schools represented were Carey Exempted Village Local Schools, Findlay City Schools, Riverdale Local Schools, Tiffin City Schools and Elmwood Local Schools. Tiffin Middle ...

Fever pitch

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The Singles Horseshoe Pitching Contest took place at the Seneca County Fair Saturday. Rex McKnight, of Fremont, said he started playing horseshoes 12 to 15 years ago and has enjoyed it. He said it was something he just got into and liked. “It’s just something I do more or less for ...

Mining for treasures

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Matt Hoffman (from left) and Drix Hoffman of Matrix Mining Co., Gaige Flores and Mackenzie Gingery go gem mining at the Seneca County Fair Saturday.

Seneca County Fair Results, July 29

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Senior Fair Company Coming Contest (Flowerbeds) Small Flowerbeds: 1st, No Limits; 2nd, Seneca Survivors; 3rd, Doggon’its. Medium Flowerbeds: 1st, Fightin’ 4-H’ers; 2nd, Eden Dairy; 3rd, Sew Sharp. Large Flowerbeds: 1st, Spirit of ’76; 2nd, Seneca Helping Hands; 3rd, Blue Ribbon ...

1 injured in SR 53 accident Friday

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A woman was injured in an accident on SR 53 near CR 592 Friday afternoon. Sgt. Matt Davis of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Kimberly Hamilton-Harper, 48, of Martin, was traveling north on SR 53 in a 2014 Jeep Compass and Patricia A. Baker, 80, of Springfield, was traveling in a ...

TPD responds to possible OD

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Tiffin Police Department responded to a possible overdose at 41 Erie St. early Saturday morning. According to a Tiffin Police Department report, an unresponsive man was locked in a bathroom upstairs. The man was transported, it states. An officer hurt his foot while kicking in the door, the ...


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Izabella Edwards of Findlay reaches toward a cow at the Seneca County Fair Friday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit

Demonstrators get hands-on

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Thirteen youths displayed skills and abilities during the demonstration contest at the Seneca County Fair Friday afternoon. Del Ray Fox, a judge for the event, said the contest is judged on the Ohio State Fair’s public speaking and demonstration contest rules. He said he enjoys the event ...

Historic designation

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Four generations of the Berlekamp family — including (from left) Tim Berlekamp, Miriam Fankhauser, Maria Hemminger, Andy Hemminger, Brian Berlekamp, Park Hemminger and Jean Berlekamp — gather at a ceremony to dedicate a sign designating Homestead Acres, 6812 N. CR 15, as an Ohio Century ...


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A group of youths operating farm equipment competed in a tractor-driving contest Friday afternoon at the Seneca County Fair. Organizer Adam Horner said he has been involved with the contest since about 1999. “Some things just happen,” he said of how he became organizer for the event. He ...