Putnam Fair opens Monday

OTTAWA — Music, magic, harness racing, wrestling, a truck tug-of-war, daily pig and wiener dog races, a golf cart pull, a demolition derby, rides, food and games will be featured during the 159th Putnam County Fair, which opens Monday. The fairgrounds are at 1490 E. Second...

Findlay road work continues today, Monday

Pavement milling will be done from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the area of Findlay’s North Main Street and Bigelow Avenue. Lane reductions and intermittent closures will occur. On Monday, Sixth Street from Amelia Avenue to Ohio 37, or Blanchard Avenue, will be closed for...

Kenton woman injured in crash

A Kenton woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning on Hancock County 140, northwest of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Alexandria Johansen, 19, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where she was...

I-75 crash hurts Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was injured Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75, about a mile north of the U.S. 224 interchange, the State Highway Patrol’s Findlay post reported. Amy Stevens, 24, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with...

Riverdale teacher received mostly positive evaluations

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Barbara Williams, the Riverdale kindergarten teacher facing a first-degree misdemeanor charge for shoving a student, has received mostly positive evaluations during her 15 years in the district. Riverdale Elementary Principal Julie Spade gave Williams...

Rural Deshler man killed in accident

DESHLER — A rural Deshler man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Henry County. Daniel R. Zernhel, 58, died after colliding with a vehicle driven by Patrick J. Jones, 23, of Toledo, at about 3:10 p.m. Wednesday on Ohio 65, according to the Henry County...

Two CG residents injured in accident

COLUMBUS GROVE — Two Columbus Grove residents were hurt in a traffic crash at 12:56 p.m. Thursday about three miles south of Columbus Grove. Karl S. Stechschulte, 81, and Blanche T. Stechschulte, 80, both of Columbus Grove, were taken to St. Rita’s Medical Center,...

Street repaving work continues

Crews will continue milling and paving work on three Findlay streets today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. The following roads will be affected: Sixth Street from Amelia Avenue to Blanchard Avenue will be closed for paving. West Sandusky Street from Western Avenue to...
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