Kerschner wins Seneca County race

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County Republicans on Tuesday nominated Mike Kerschner of Tiffin as their county commissioner candidate. It was the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board. All vote totals are...

Metzger wins Wyandot commissioner contest

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Incumbent Wyandot County Commissioner Ron Metzger received the Republican nomination for a four-year term Tuesday, according to the Wyandot County Board of Elections. All vote totals are unofficial and include absentee ballots. Also Tuesday, Carey and...

Funding approved for Carey project

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey has received approval for a $235,000 grant and a $167,500 zero-interest loan to extend a stormwater culvert in the downtown. Administrator Roy Johnson on Monday said the Ohio Public Works Commission is providing the funds toward the...

Carey approves electric projects

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved two emergency ordinances Monday to allow Administrator Roy Johnson to contract for electric system upgrades. One ordinance covers the Continental Structural Plastics substation construction and utility pole...

Commissioner race on Seneca ballot

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Republican voters in Seneca County will nominate a county commissioner candidate on May 6. It is the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board. Philip Frankart, 49, of 4720 S. Seneca County...

Carey board OKs drug testing

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Great Lakes Biomedical, Perrysburg, will provide on-site drug testing of Carey students in grades 7-12, effective with the 2014-15 school year. Carey school board approved a resolution Monday authorizing the contract and includes a maximum...

Three seek commissioner’s post

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Republican voters in Wyandot County will select a nominee for county commissioner from a slate of three candidates in the May primary election. There are no countywide issues on the ballot. Carey and Mohawk school districts are...

Board plans tour of HPD properties

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District board will tour park district properties beginning next month, the board decided Tuesday. The commissioners usually tour community parks every other year and hear about improvements from community representatives. The park...

Electric system study underway in Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — An electric system study will be submitted to American Municipal Power as part of an application for partial funding of an estimated $6.2 million to $6.9 million upgrade in Carey, village Administrator Roy Johnson said during Monday’s...

Fewer ambulance districts in Seneca County proposed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Ken Majors, director of Seneca County Emergency Medical Service, recommended Tuesday the county reduce the number of ambulance districts but increase the manpower to provide for better coverage. In a presentation to the Seneca County...