|Local Briefs: 09-28-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 28 September 2013 08:31|
Fog blamed for Custar crash
CUSTAR - One man was injured in a fog-related crash south of here on Friday.
The Wood County Sheriff's Office reported that at 8:19 a.m. Keith Beard, Deshler, was believed to have been eastbound on Cygnet Road when, due to the heavy fog, he ran a stop sign at Milton Road and struck a ditch embankment.
He sustained non-incapacitating injuries and was taken to Wood County Hospital.
Beard was cited for reasonable control, and for failure to reinstate his license.
Hospital shuttle goes idle
A courtesy shuttle in operation at Wood County Hospital for more than a decade was discontinued this summer.
The hospital is focusing on a new parking plan that will start this fall.
Catharine Harned, the hospital's marketing and business development director, said an audit conducted to determine the use of the shuttle revealed that the usage did not warrant the funds used to run the shuttle.
The service was discontinued on June 28.
Harned indicated that the hospital is revising its parking policy and creating additional close-up parking spaces for patients and visitors. The new plan is expected to be implemented in the next few weeks.
Brush pick-up starts Monday
Curbside brush collection will begin in Bowling Green on Monday. Residents who receive city-provided refuse/recycling service are eligible.
To ensure that brush is picked up, it must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on Monday. There will only be one pick-up at each location and, once the crews leave a street, they will not return.
Limbs and brush should be placed curbside loosely. Stumps and limbs in excess of 24 inches in diameter and 10 foot in length will not be picked up. Brush mixed with leaves or other yard debris will not be collected.
Eat Tuesday at VFW Post
VFW post 1148, 719 S. Main St., has added a Tuesday night dinner.
Homemade beef and noodles with mashed potatoes, vegetable and roll will be available from 6 to 8 p.m.
Carryouts available at 419-353-6371.
Today - Mostly sunny with highs in the 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight - Partly cloudy and not as cool with lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.
Sunday - Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers at night. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast - Partly cloudy Monday with highs in the lower 70s. Lows around 50. Mostly sunny Tuesday with highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the mid 50s. Mostly sunny Wednesday with highs in the 70s. Lows in the 50s. Partly cloudy Thursday with highs in the 70s. Lows in the 50s.
Pick 3 Evening: 1-7-6
Pick 3 Midday: 7-1-7
Pick 4 Evening: 3-2-5-3
Pick 4 Midday: 8-7-1-1
Pick 5 Evening: 8-9-2-4-5
Pick 5 Midday: 6-3-6-1-7
Rolling Cash 5: 07-12-13-
Mega Millions: 09-23-27-49-51 Mega Ball: 38
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