|Local Briefs: 01-25-14|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 25 January 2014 11:01|
Eastwood bus garage on fire
The bus garage at Eastwood High School caught fire this morning.
Troy Township called for mutual aid from Middleton Township for a tanker at 7:48 a.m. this morning, and later asked for a tanker from Wayne. Departments from Freedom, Lake and Perrysburg townships and Woodville also were called.
Schools Superintendent Brent Welker was on scene and said crews were trying to keep the fire from spreading to the board office.
No other information was available.
Wood County under Level 2
Wood County was placed under a Level 2 snow emergency by the sheriff's office around 8:20 this morning.
BG to meet on planning, zoning
Bowling Green's Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at noon Tuesday in the City Administrative Services Building for a training seminar. No action will be taken by either body.
Portage Twp. to discuss tax levy
PORTAGE - The Portage Township Trustees will hold a special meeting on Monday at noon in the township hall at the corner of Huffman and Mermill roads. The purpose of the meeting is to do a resolution of necessity for a tax levy.
Water units shut in extreme cold
If the wind chill temperature drops below zero degrees Fahrenheit, the Northwestern Water and Sewer District's WaterShed water vending units will likely be closed. The internal heating units cannot keep the treatment system equipment from freezing.
Henry Township elects officers
The Henry Township Trustees held their organizational meeting recently. John Stewart was elected chairman and James Wymer was elected vice chairman.
Regular meetings will be the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. However the meeting normally scheduled for Jan. 28. will be Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.
Dog licenses in Pemberville
PEMBERVILLE - The Wood County dog warden will be in the Pemberville Council Chambers on Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m., for residents to register and purchase dog licenses. The licenses are $14 each payable by cash or check.
Park district sets meetings
The Wood County Park District Board of Commissioners recently announced its schedule of meetings and locations for 2014.
• Feb. 11 - Park District Headquarters
• March 11 - Beaver Creek Preserve
• April 8 - Carter Historic Farm
• May 13 - Reuthinger Memorial Preserve
• June 10 - William Henry Harrison Park
• July 8 - Otsego Park
• Aug. 12 - W.W. Knight Preserve
• Sept. 9 - Cedar Creeks Preserve
• Oct. 14 - Bradner Preserve
• Nov. 11, Dec. 9 - Park District Headquarters
Desiree Bumpus, a son, Jan. 24, Wood County Hospital.
High Friday 18
Record high (set in 1950) 64
High a year ago 21
Low Friday -5
Record low (set in 1915) -18
Low a year ago 5
Precipitation (in the last 24 hours) 0.02 inches
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