GOP candidates to speak Friday

Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner and the 1st District seat in the Ohio Senate will speak at the party’s First Friday Luncheon.

Sen. Cliff Hite will face two challengers in the May 6 primary: Milo Schaffner of Van Wert; and Corey Shankleton of Kunkle.

In the race for commissioner, former Hancock County Commissioner Steve Oman is attempting to unseat two-term Commissioner Phillip Riegle in the primary.

The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at American Legion Post 3, 120 W. Front St.

The cost of the buffet lunch is $10. Reservations can be made by calling 419-422-5946 by noon Thursday.


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