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Saturday, 07 September 2013 09:08
Rollover crash injures one
LUCKEY - One woman was injured after a rollover crash early Friday morning in Troy Township.
The Wood County Sheriff's Office reports that at 1:25 a.m. Mackenzie Hornyak, Casa Grande, Ariz., was driving southbound in the 22000 block of Lemoyne Road when she drove off the west side of the road and struck a ditch.
Her vehicle overturned twice before coming to a final rest in the ditch.
Hornyak, who was wearing her seat belt, was taken to Mercy St. Charles Hospital, Oregon, by Troy Township EMS with non-incapacitating injuries.

Motion filed to dismiss arsonist's appeal
TOLEDO - The U.S. Attorney's Office is seeking to have the appeals case for convicted Islamic Center arsonist Randolph Linn dismissed.
A motion was filed by attorney Laura McMullen Ford last week, arguing that an appellate waiver Linn, 52, St. Joe, Ind., agreed to when changed his plea to guilty last year "precludes Linn from challenging on appeal the District Court's decision" to deny his attempt to change his guilty plea and disallow a competency hearing.
Linn was sentenced to 20 years and a restitution totalling $1.4 million in the case after he was convicted of the Sept. 20, 2012, arson at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, Perrysburg Township.
Linn had sought to change his guilty plea, and to have a competency hearing in the trial, but both motions were denied by U.S. District Court Judge Jack Zouhary.

Panic/Anxiety group meets
The September meeting of the monthly Panic and Anxiety Disorder Support Group will meet Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Medical Building at Wood County Hospital.
The topic will be anxiety disorders and sleep problems. Refreshments will be provided and there is no fee. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Elaine Bruckner at 419-352-6666.

Today - Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday - Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Mostly clear at night. Cooler with lows in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Extended forecast - Partly cloudy Monday with. highs in the lower 80s. Partly cloudy and hot on Tuesday with highs in the lower 90s. Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday. Partly cloudy Thursday with a 30 percent chance of showers and highs in the upper 70s. Partly cloudy Friday with highs in the lower 70s.

Pick 5 Midday: 5-9-9-5-8
Pick 3 Midday: 6-1-6
Pick 4 Midday: 4-0-9-8
Pick 5 Evening: 0-6-0-0-3
Pick 3 Evening: 6-5-9
Pick 4 Evening: 1-3-5-1
Rolling Cash 5: 23-28-29-30-34
Mega Millions: 02-16-17-22-41
Mega Ball: 31

Hydrants to be flushed
Northwestern Water and Sewer District will perform fire hydrant flushing and testing in Rossford and east of Perrysburg to Interstate 280 in Lake Township Monday through Oct. 11.
The affected area will include Ampoint Industrial Park, Owens Community College, Walbridge, Moline, and the Turnpike Exit 5 Interchange, as well as subdivisions such as Hamlet, Belmont Country Club, Starbright and Lakemont.
Testing will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Residents may experience rusty water and should run tap water prior to washing laundry. Should rust appear on clothing, rust-removing chemicals may be obtained at the district office at 12560 Middleton Pike. Customers may call 419-354-9090 or 877-354-9090 (toll-free) with questions or requests for chemicals.

Computer workshops planned
Starting Tuesday a series of computer use workshops begin at the Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St.
These workshops all start at 9:30 a.m. in the library's second floor TechLab and will be taught by library staff Kristin Wetzel and Michele Raine.
Workshops are:
•    Tuesday, Very Beginning Computers, part 1. Learn your way around a computer, exploring basic hardware and software. Learn to use a mouse, and how to navigate the desktop.
•    Sept. 17, Very Beginning Computers, part 2. Continue discovering how to use basic computer hardware and software, and learn about external storage devices.
•    Oct. 15, Introduction to the Internet. Learn how to access the Internet in the library and from your home computer; practice using basic Internet search engines.
•    Oct. 22, Learn how to make better use of search engines and how to evaluate websites.
All workshops are free, but due to space limitations, registration is required. Register in person at the second floor Information Desk, or by calling WCDPL's Adult Services, 419-352-5104.

Fall children's programs set
The Pemberville Public Library and its branches in Luckey and Stony Ridge will begin fall children's programs starting Monday.
Family Storytimes will be in Pemberville Mondays at 7 p.m. with lapsit storytime for babies and their caregivers at 7:30.
Luckey storytimes will be Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Storytime at Stony Ridge will be Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Lego Club for kids grades K-5 also will be offered at all locations: Pemberville on Thursdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; Luckey on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; and Stony Ridge of Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
For information on these programs, contact the Pemberville library at 419-287-4012.

Aubry Pelland, a girl, Sept. 6, Wood County Hospital.

Weather statistics
High Friday....................................................76
Record high (set in 1933)..............................95
High a year ago..............................................85
Low Friday.....................................................49
Record low (set in 1924)................................35
Low a year ago..............................................65
Precipitation (in the last 24 hours)............None
Last Updated on Saturday, 07 September 2013 09:09

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