Putnam fire seriously injures one

GILBOA — One person was seriously burned and was flown to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after a house fire Friday evening. According to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, the fire at 2172 Road H in Blanchard Township was reported at 7:10 p.m. Friday....

Weekend: Freeze frame

Amateur photographers, both youth and adults, are invited to participate in the Hancock Park District’s 19th annual photography contest. All photography contest entries are required to be postmarked and/or dropped off to: Hancock Park District, 1424 E. Main Cross St.,...

Weekend: Take a walk in a winter wonderland

Outdoor, winter activities in the parks provide fun and fitness in many facilities and programs. These healthy alternatives are great sources for exercise, fresh air and stress relief according to medical experts. Cross-country skiing is one of the fastest ways to burn calories....

Weekend Doctor

By DR. PAMELA REED For women, heart attacks can sometimes be difficult to identify. The typical symptoms of a heart attack, heaviness in the center of the chest with shortness-of-breath, discomfort in the left arm, and sweating with exertion, may occur in both men and women. Many...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events SLEIGH RIDES THROUGH SPIEGEL GROVE Dec. 26-28, 30-31 Christmas conjures up timeless images of frosty air, evergreen boughs, sparkling lights and horse-drawn sleighs. The Hayes Presidential Center brings those images to life with its Sleigh Rides through Spiegel Grove. The...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA BRANWELL EDITOR’S NOTE: Second of two parts. The following warning signs of human trafficking gives insight and hopefully will prevent another person from being victimized. Often, victims will: • Have injuries or signs of physical abuse. • Appear...

Weekend: Winter doesn’t have to be a boring time in the garden

By BILL JONES The brilliant foliage of autumn can make the winter landscape seem like a boring arrangement of white, green and brown. Winter, however, need not be a boring time in the garden. In fact, the winter gives us a chance to appreciate the details in our landscape that we...

Owens steps up recruiting practices

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Faced with declining enrollment, Owens Community College is working to attract students to campus through new initiatives, as well as past practices that have been successful. Tough times have fallen on Owens, which announced in November that it is...
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