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Pemberville man who robbed BG store admits to using cocaine

A Pemberville man who was placed on community control after robbing a Bowling Green convenience store was back in court after admitting to using cocaine. Joshua Cox, 26, was brought from the jail Tuesday to the courtroom of Wood County Common Pleas Judge Matt Reger. On Nov. 30, he was...
PEMBERVILLE, OH
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BG man cited for OVI after rollover crash

NEW ROCHESTER — Alcohol use is the suspected cause of a rollover crash on U.S. 6 over the holiday weekend. At 5:19 a.m. Monday, Keenan Philpott, 23, BG, was traveling westbound on Route 6 approaching the intersection of Wayne Road. He drove across the center line, entered the opposite lane of travel and ran off the eastbound roadway, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office report.
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Former Risingsun fiscal officer pleads guilty to theft

A former fiscal officer for Risingsun has pleaded guilty to theft in office. Robin Hindall, 48, Woodville, appeared Tuesday in the courtroom of Wood County Common Pleas Judge Matt Reger. She was indicted in March for theft in office and tampering with records, both third-degree felonies. The tampering charge will...
RISINGSUN, OH
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GLCAP begins 28th People Helping People Campaign

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) will begun its 28th annual People Helping People Campaign in July, raising funds for GLCAP’s People Helping People Fund, which assists low-income individuals and families in GLCAP’s core service region of Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wood counties with needs that go above and beyond those that are covered through GLCAP’s grant-funded programs.
SANDUSKY, OH

Hospice of Northwest Ohio is seeking volunteers

Hospice of Northwest Ohio is building its volunteer team throughout the area. Those willing to visit patients in their homes or at nursing homes are needed throughout Wood, Lucas, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, and Monroe counties. The volunteers will have the opportunity to work closely with hospice staff to improve the quality of life for patients and families through a variety of tasks.
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Free reenactment demonstration this weekend at museum

Come out to the log cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday from noon-4 p.m. This is a free family event full of patriotic demonstrations and activities featuring the life of a soldier. The cabin will be open for visitors to...
WOOD COUNTY, OH
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Oak St./BG administration building parking lot closes

In order to relocate a combined sewer, in preparation of the construction of the new city building, Oak Street will be closed and vehicle access to the city administration building parking lot will be blocked beginning Wednesday. It’s expected that this work will continue through the end of the month....
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Novel Night to benefit the Wood County Library

BOWLING GREEN — The Wood County District Public Library will host a fund-raiser to support programming and the purchase of new materials. The Novel Night Benefit will take place July 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in Bowling Green City Park. The event will include auction items and gift baskets with money raised to support the purchase of books, eBooks, and other materials for the library.
BOWLING GREEN, OH
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Park board approves employee pay raises

Following some discussion, the Wood County Park District board of commissioners authorized pay increases for staff. At the June 14 meeting, the board reviewed recommended salary changes submitted by the Archer Company. At the board’s request, the company–which specializes in developing pay structures that are competitive and non-discriminatory– conducted a salary survey and pay plan update…
WOOD COUNTY, OH
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Local Briefs: 7-6-2022

Oak St./BG administration building parking lot closes. In order to relocate a combined sewer, in preparation of the construction of the new city building, Oak Street will be closed and vehicle access to the city administration building parking lot will be blocked beginning today. It’s expected that this work will...
WOOD COUNTY, OH
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40-year-old Sandusky man dies in Wood County crash

Wood County, Ohio - A 40-year-old man is dead and four others suffered minor injuries in a crash in Wood County Saturday morning. It happened at 10:24 a.m. on State Route 420, just south of Libbey Road in Lake Township. According the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway...
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Tickets on sale for Library’s Novel Night Benefit

The Wood County District Public Library’s annual Novel Night Benefit is quickly approaching. Purchase a ticket, become a sponsor, or donate to this important fundraiser hosted by the WCDPL Foundation to support your library. All funds raised are used to purchase new books, eBooks, audiobooks, picture books, and more for the library.
BOWLING GREEN, OH

OSHP: Driver dead after crashing into back of pickup truck on State Route 420 in Wood County

WOOD COUNTY, Ohio — A 40-year-old Sandusky man is dead after a crash in Lake Township in Wood County on Saturday morning. Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say Richard Haas was driving north on State Route 420 south of Libbey Rd. when he ran into the back of a pickup truck being driven by 26-year-old Bryan Dearth of Clyde, who was also heading north on Route 420.
WOOD COUNTY, OH
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Wood County lavender farm finds success in less than ideal climate

PEMBERVILLE, Ohio — When driving around northwest Ohio in the summer season you'll find plenty of fields with corn beans and soybeans. But tucked away, north of Pemberville in Wood County, you will find a farm with something just a little different… Lavender. The scent of fresh lavender...
WOOD COUNTY, OH
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County museum to host patriotic demonstrations this weekend

The Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, will host historic re-enactors from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 9. A free, family event, it will have patriotic demonstrations and activities featuring the life of a soldier. The log cabin will be open for visitors to tour...
BOWLING GREEN, OH

Wood County Museum to host free music concert event

BOWLING GREEN — The Wood County Museum will host a free concert featuring three bands on July 21. Todd Elson & Ryan Brown will kick off the event at 6 p.m., followed by Toraigh at 7 p.m., and Corduroy Road at 8 p.m.
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Local briefs: 7-5-22

6 p.m. - Todd Elson & Ryan Brown. Concert-goers are asked to bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Food trucks will also be onsite, including Maybe Cheese Born With It, Street Tacos Toledo and Carousel’s of Toledo. The museum will be open for self-guided tours as well. For...
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