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Sheriff’s office: Three youths involved in incident in Republic

REPUBLIC — At least one youth was charged after a person reported someone tried to kick in a door early Tuesday morning. About 1:45 a.m., a person at 409 S. Kilbourne St. reported someone tried to kick in a door. The person was described as male and wearing a blue/green sweatshirt, and he ...

Area homecoming royalty

The Hopewell-Loudon High School Homecoming King is Travis Milligan, son of Lacie Pace and Adam Milligan. Homecoming queen is Sophia Erlanger, daughter of Stephanie Haack. The Fostoria High School homecoming queen is Raven Patrick, daughter of Tracy Bullock and Tony ...

Sunflowers in bloom

Sunflowers are in bloom in a Hopewell Township field Monday afternoon. To view more photos of the flowers, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

NTSB adopts preliminary report about train accident

The investigation into a train collision near Carey in August continues. National Transportation Safety Board has adopted its preliminary report about the collision between CSX freight trains, and it states the investigation is to focus on train crew distractions, resource management and ...

Clyde-Green Springs levy for day-to-day operations

GREEN SPRINGS — Voters for the Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District will be considering a five-year, 4.2-mill emergency operating levy this November. The levy is to generate $1 million annually, Superintendent Dennis Haft said. The funds collected are to be used for all ...

Briefly

ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital hosts open house FOSTORIA — The ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital is to host an open house 3-5:30 p.m. today to celebrate the completion of the newly-renovated second floor. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 3:30 p.m. The second floor ...

Woman taken to Mercy after golf cart accident

McCUTCHENVILLE — A McCutchenville woman was transported to the hospital after an accident involving a golf cart Monday afternoon. Deputy Misty Wheeler of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Julia Bland, 71, was conscious. Bland was taken to Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital, according to the ...

H-L gym gets a face lift

Mural created by Dick Eyestone for the Scarlet Gym at Hopewell-Loudon. The Athletic Booster Club funded the project.

H-L recognizes Partners in Education

Rainey-Depinet Families, Bascom Lions Club and Zoeller Lawn and Property Management were recognized by the Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education as October’s Partners in Education.

USHS Homecoming court

The 2019 Upper Sandusky High School homecoming court has been announced. Front row (from left) Jadyn Smalley, Emma Swihart, Madison Mann, Alyssa Newman and Eve Smith. Back row (from left) Kevin Dong, Eric Bils, Payton Luikart, Evan Young and Braden Cano. The homecoming game is Friday with ...

Possible updates to fairgrounds

The fairgrounds could look differently by next year as updates were discussed by the Seneca County Fair Board when it met Tuesday. These updates would include either repairing or replacing the fencing and gates, putting siding on for one of the barns as well as building a porch and updating ...

Sunny Farms invites community to check progress at open house

FOSTORIA — Sunny Farms Landfill, Fostoria, hosted an open house Saturday afternoon to share the measures it has taken this summer to address issues that members of the community and local and state organizations have had with the company. According to a release, the open house was meant to ...

Back to back

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Columbian's Caleigh Aigler (left) and Mia Ingalls support each other after finishing the SBC Lake cross country race at Hedges-Boyer Park on Saturday. Aigler won and Ingalls took second, helping the Tornadoes claim the league title.

David Nail at The Ritz

Country music group David Nail & the Well Ravens performs at The Ritz Theatre Saturday evening. Nail's hits include "Red Light" and "Whatever She's Got." To view more photos from the concert, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Townships, village requesting funds for fire, EMS

Voters in several townships and a village are to consider levies to fund first-responder services on Election Day Nov. 5. Voters in Adams Township are to consider a replacement tax to fund fire operations. It is a five-year, 1.4-mill levy. Joline Humbert, fiscal officer for Adams Township, ...

CF Professional, Generations Hall open house Tuesday

CF Professional is hosting a 30th anniversary open house and the grand opening of Generations Hall 4:45-7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the new hall, 142 N. SR 101. Gary Gruss, president of CF Professional, said the new reception venue is a good size for baby and wedding showers, birthday parties, small ...

Briefly, Oct. 14

Memorial parade organizers sought United Veterans Council of Seneca County is looking for an organization or person to take over Tiffin’s Memorial Day parade. The council has sponsored the parade for more than 20 years, and its members are getting older. The group is willing to coach a ...

Lakota’s Dull wins state title in golf

Lakota's Kyleigh Dull has won the girls Division II state championship in golf. Dull, who was playing the Gray Course at Ohio State, was last year’s co-champion.

Area universities see uptick in fall enrollment

By Nicole Walby Staff Writer nwalby@advertiser-tribune.com Area universities have seen an increase in their enrollment numbers this past fall. Heidelberg University has welcomed 332 new first-year students, along with 29 transfer students. The total number of students enrolled in ...

Grand jury indicts man accused of threats against TU

A Seneca County grand jury indicted a Michigan man accused of making threats against Tiffin University. Reginald A. Morrissette Jr., 27, of Detroit, was charged with inducing panic, a second-degree felony; making terroristic threats, a third-degree felony; and three counts of aggravated ...