Lights at McComb ballfields discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Village Council will work with a nonprofit McComb organization about adding lights to some ballfields at the village park. Members of the McComb Community Partnership told council on Monday that the partnership would donate funds to...

Commissioner’s race to be contested

TIFFIN — There will be a race for a Seneca County commissioner seat and multiple levies on the fall ballot, according to the county elections board. Republican Michael Kerschner, who captured the party nomination in May, will face independent David Sauber Sr., a former...

Local fairgrounds turning 75

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Visitors to the Hancock County Fair this week will be celebrating a milestone. As the fair kicks off on Wednesday, it will be celebrating 75 years at the Old Millstream Fairgrounds off East Sandusky Street with many annual events and some new ones....

County fair schedule for 2014

The Hancock County Fair schedule for 2014 is as follows: WEDNESDAY Senior citizens and veterans day: $2 admission for adults 60 and over, and veterans. Gospel pavilion open through the day. 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. — Gates open for livestock. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair horse show,...

Fair keeping ticket prices for admission same as 2013

There will be no increase in ticket prices this year for the Hancock County Fair. The fair board has tried to maintain ticket prices, in order to encourage families and visitors to attend the celebration that runs from Wednesday through Labor Day. “I don’t think...

Junior Fair livestock entries surpass 2,000

The Hancock County Junior Fair will continue its tradition of encouraging young people to get involved. The 2014 Junior Fair will see the most entries ever in its livestock contests, with more than 2,000 entries. “The contest is still our biggest thing,” said Betsey...

Arson suspect ruled competent

FOSTORIA — The last of three suspects in a fatal Fostoria arson fire is set to stand trial Oct. 27 in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, of Fostoria, was found competent to stand trial on Friday. He had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: ALLEN COUNTY • Interstate 75 reconstruction project: For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75...
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