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Man sentenced to 3 years in prison

A Tiffin man was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to drug-related charges in three cases during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Tuesday. In one case, Jason A. Losey, 43, pleaded guilty to charges of complicity to trafficking ...

Man admits to robbery

A Toledo man admitted Tuesday he robbed Fostoria’s Dollar Tree in May. Donald W. Hummer Jr., 31, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, and kidnapping, a second-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s ...

Clyde-Green Springs Board of Education: Parent protests son’s suspension

CLYDE — Clyde-Green Springs Board of Education members listened Monday evening as parent Brandy Albright reported her son Cade Carroll was sent home and suspended for 10 days Sept. 13 following a field sobriety test when acting suspiciously in the hallway. The test, done without her ...

Search warrant executed

FOSTORIA — Money, suspected drugs and criminal tools were found during execution of a search warrant Tuesday, according to a release. According to a release from Seneca County Drug Task Force - METRICH Enforcement Unit, the task force and additional officers from Fostoria Police Department ...

Hopewell-Loudon homecoming court

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Hopewell-Loudon High School’s homecoming court includes (back row, from left) senior Chelsey Depinet, senior Jenna Ickes, first-grade princess Clara Nelson, senior Allison Merry and senior Kirstyn Sadler; and (front row, from left) senior Donovan Bicklehaupt, senior ...

Mohawk homecoming court

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Mohawk High School homecoming court includes (back row, from left) freshman Avery Stump, junior Morgan Price, senior Alex Lersch, senior Alec Bollinger, senior Kaiden Hammer and sophomore Tyler Hayman; (middle row, from left) freshman Madelyn Dickman, junior Alexis ...

Buckeye Central homecoming court

PHOTO SUBMITTED Members of the Buckeye Central high school homecoming court are (back row, from left) Owen Diesch, Jacob Heefner, Grant Shook, Chase Brown, Avery Baldosser and Nate Thompson; and (front row, from left) Kyleigh Brown, Kailey Vaughn, Molly Geissman, Elizabeth Cronau, Alyssa ...

Briefly, Sept. 26

Man reports alleged sexual assault Tiffin Police Department received a report of an alleged sexual assault Monday evening. About 6 p.m. Monday, a man went to the station and reported his 16-year-old daughter was given alcohol and was sexually assaulted on Coe Street, a Tiffin Police ...

Development group changes name

The area organization known as Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. now is Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. This change is following the completion of the community branding initiative that began this past spring. The organization’s board of directors voted unanimously to ...

Lifestyle briefs, Sept. 25

Nationally known speaker to give talk at Wellness Extravaganza Oct. 10 Nationally known speaker Kathleen DesMaisons, Ph.D., is to speak during the sixth annual St. Francis Senior Ministries Wellness Extravaganza at noon Oct. 10. RSVP by calling (419) 443-1540 by Oct. 1 DesMaisons is the ...

Columbian royalty

PHOTOS BY NICOLE WALBY Columbian High School homecoming king is Kerrick Fanning, the son of Barry and Suzanne Fanning, and homecoming queen is Ariel Hollins, the daughter of Jessica Hollins and Cory Lutz.

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Man pleads guilty A man pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Pedro A. Campos, 35, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, court records state. The ...

Man hurt, cited in rollover Sunday

A man was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on North SR 101 Sunday afternoon. Frank A. Eachus, 28, of Bloomville, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under suspension and failure to control, said Sgt. Kent Jeffries of the Fremont post of State Highway ...

Stabbing reported in Fostoria

A man reported he had been stabbed in the 500 block of Sandusky Street Saturday night, according to a Fostoria Police Department report. The report states the man was transported to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital to be treated for a stab wound. The incident was reported at 8:04 ...

Tiffin woman cited after 3-vehicle accident Saturday at US 224/SR 53

A person was cited after a three-vehicle accident on US 224 just west of SR 53 Saturday afternoon. Trooper Donte Hanns of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Amber Burks, 21, of Tiffin, was in a 2013 Kia stopped in traffic facing east and Chad Windsor, 46, of Tiffin, was stopped ...

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Crews respond to capsized boat at Beaver Creek Reservoir GREEN SPRINGS — Crews responded to a person in the water at Beaver Creek Reservoir, 7998 N. TR 196, Sunday afternoon. At 2:31 p.m., it was reported a boat had capsized and a person was in the water, according to a Seneca County ...

Crews keep busy with accidents in the county

Crews responded to multiple accidents in the county Saturday afternoon. A three-vehicle accident was reported at 1:33 p.m. on US 224 just west of SR 53. Bascom EMS, Bascom Joint Fire District, the Echo unit, State Highway Patrol, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, John’s Welding and Towing ...

Side(line)saddle

Calvert seniors (from left) Shelby Hemminger, Lexie White, Sydney Johnson and Hannah Kelbley cheer on the Senecas as they take on Fremont St. Joe Saturday night at Frost Kalnow Stadium. Calvert won, 44-7.

Man trapped after two vehicle crash

Crews responded to a two-vehicle accident on East CR 38 Friday night. Trooper Donte Hanns of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Cory Decker, 32, of Tiffin, was traveling in a 2006 Ford and went left of center and struck a 2004 MC box truck driven by Raymond Ritter, 60, of Fremont, ...

Bringing back a tradition

Volunteers take part in the Sandusky River Clean Sweep Saturday morning in downtown Tiffin. The Sandusky River Watershed Coalition revived the 15 year Sandusky River Clean Sweep tradition that happened every summer from 1998 until 2013. Sandusky River Watershed Coalition Coordinator Jakob ...