Barn near Carey damaged by fire

CAREY — Fire damaged a barn at 11711 Crawford Township 29 near Carey at 10:21 a.m. Sunday, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. Tractors and other equipment were inside the structure, which is owned by John Hickle. The homeowners were not at the property at...

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: HANCOCK COUNTY • On Interstate 75 in Wood and Hancock counties, single-lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Seneca County commissioners, 10 a.m., commissoners office, Tiffin. North Baltimore school board, 6 p.m., middle school/high school. Appleseed Joint Ambulance District board, 8 p.m., 516 N. Main St.,...

Sheriff’s office to inspect street-worthy golf carts

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will begin inspecting street-worthy golf carts on Monday, June 1. To be street-legal, golf cars must have headlights, brake and tail lights, turn signals, a windshield, rearview mirror, license plate light, and not capable of traveling...

71 arrested, but Cleveland emerged unscathed, after officer’s acquittal

, By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press CLEVELAND — Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police...

Ohio bill to give boost to veteran entrepreneurs

By LISA CORNWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI — Navy veteran Mike Nichols says veteran-owned businesses aren’t asking for handouts from the state, but they could use a little help leveling the playing field in competing with non-veterans who may have had more time to...

NB man pleads guilty to arson

BOWLING GREEN — A North Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to reduced charges in connection with a fire set at a village residence earlier this year. The Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune reported Robert Baird, 64, has pleaded guilty to burglary, a third-degree felony; arson, a...

WWII veteran to receive diploma

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio high school after he left early more than seven decades ago to fight in the war. The Dayton Daily News reports that Charles Benning plans to wear a cap and...
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