Fostoria, OHSeneca County Advertiser-Tribune

Man charged with Fostoria murder convicted

TIFFIN — A Toledo man could be facing life in prison after being convicted of murder Friday morning in Seneca County Common Pleas Court in connection with a 2019 shooting death at a Fostoria residence. The verdict in the October 2019 home-invasion case on the 200 block of West Lytle...
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Allen County, OHLima News

Defendants sentenced in Allen County courtrooms

LIMA — The following defendants were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:. Nathan Aquirre, 43, of Lima, was sentenced to four years on probation for domestic violence. Clarence Wilson Jr., 62, of Lima, was sentenced to two years on probation for carrying a concealed weapon. Danaesha Beverly, 33,...
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Crash sends two kids to the hospital in Lima

A crash in Lima sends two children to the hospital with minor injuries. Around 3:30 this afternoon, the Lima Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Union and Kibby Street. The black Ford car was traveling southbound on Union through the intersection at Kibby, when...
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Two jailed after fleeing from Putnam County deputies

OTTAWA — Two people were taken into custody after fleeing from law enforcement in Putnam County late Thursday. According to a report from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before midnight Thursday an officer with the Ottawa Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Michael Moore, 29, of Mount Victory, who failed to comply with the lawful order and fled the scene at a high rate of speed.

1 person hospitalized after a van vs semi accident in Perry Township

One person was transported to the hospital after a van and semi-tractor collided on the east side of Lima. According to troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lima post, the crash happened right around 1:45 p.m. at the intersection of Bowman Road and State Route 117. The driver of...
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Ohio Senate inserts last-minute changes to food assistance

Republicans in the Ohio Senate dropped a series of last-minute changes into their version of the state budget bill that would change the rules for families who get assistance with their groceries. Supporters say the changes would make Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, sometimes referred to as food stamps, more...
Hardin County,

One Person Sentenced Recently in Common Pleas Court

One person was sentenced recently in Hardin County Common Pleas Court. According to the document from Prosecutor Brad Bailey’s Office:. .Derek T. Kavanagh was sentenced to 30 months in prison on one count each of endangering children and voyeurism. The Court found that the crime was committed while awaiting sentencing...
Bowling Green,

Motorcyclist in jail after high-speed chase

A motorcyclist who led multiple police agencies on a high-speed chase remains in jail on numerous charges. Johnathan Hayes, 21, met with members of the Bowling Green State University police department Thursday afternoon, and was transported to the jail. His charges include speed, failure to comply with an order or...
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Modern roundabout coming to downtown Lima

LIMA — Town Square is on its way to being a bit rounder by the fall of 2022, as Lima plans to replace the existing traffic flow with a one-lane roundabout. Opponents of reverse-angle parking will be happy to hear you’ll still be able to pull front-first into spots along Main Street. The plan also includes mid-block crosswalks to help accommodate additional foot traffic anticipated when Rhodes State’s Borra Center for Health Sciences opens.

Fire causes total loss of vacant home in Lima

The Lima Fire Department responded to a Friday morning fire in Lima. Officials received a call of a fire at 402 North Pine Street around 1:00 AM Friday. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed heavy fire coming from the vacant home, with structural weakness showing. The fire was eventually put out by...

House Approves Bill Removing ACT, SAT Requirements

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the Ohio House of Representatives has approved House Bill 82, legislation that removes the requirement for every Ohio high school junior take the ACT or SAT test in order to graduate. Current state law requires all high school students to take...
Bowling Green,

BG school board discusses income tax options

Bowling Green City Schools has an income tax renewal approaching and the board of education may decide to ask voters to approve it for a continuing term. The district’s financial adviser, David Conley, with Rockmill Financial Consulting, attended a workshop Thursday to explain the options the board has before its 0.5% income tax expires in 2022.
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Real Wheels: “Chuck The Truck” forges friendship

LIMA - Michael and Pam Ayers, of Lima, purchased this 1949 Chevy 3/4 Ton Pickup approximately 12 years ago. “I bought it from the original owner. He was 14 years old when he got it, and he paid $926,” said Michael Ayers. Chevrolet was America’s top-selling truck in the forties....
Wooster, OHDaily Record

Wooster PD's Fatzinger named CIT Officer of the Year

WOOSTER Jerome Fatzinger's calm, patient and compassionate response to a suicide threat call earned him the honors of the State of the Ohio CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) Officer of the Year award. The announcement of Fatzinger's honor was made at the virtual state conference in April and the Wooster patrolman...
Allen County, OHLima News

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Two new deaths attributed to COVID-19 were reported in Friday’s batch of twice-weekly death reports from the Ohio Department of Health. Both deaths were in Allen County. The two newest reported deaths involved a man older than 80 on June 5 and a man in his 70s who died May 24.

Ignite Lima 2021 aims to aid families in need this weekend

A community effort is aiming to help Lima families in need this weekend. Ignite Lima 2021 is an event put on by Community Relief, a ministry of Union Chapel Missionary Church. The event is their 2nd annual community-wide service. According to Community Relief, the goal is to empower the church...
Fostoria, OHSeneca County Advertiser-Tribune

Fostoria Fire Department improves insurance rating

Fire departments across the country are rated by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). An ISO fire insurance rating is a score from 1-10 that indicates how well protected the community is by the fire department. In the ISO rating scale, a lower number is better — one is the best...