|Local Briefs: 12-28-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 28 December 2013 09:09|
Curbside tree collection starts Jan. 6 in BG
Collection of Christmas trees will occur during the week of Jan. 6.
To ensure collection, trees should be curbside by 7 a.m.
All metal nails, tree stands, decorations, and lights should be removed and trees should not be placed in bags.
Holiday affects BG trash pickup
The city's refuse and recycling collection will change next week because of the New Year holiday.
Regular collection will be on Monday and Tuesday.
Regular Wednesday collection will be on Thursday.
Regular Thursday collection will be on Friday.
BG Kiwanis meet Thursday
The Bowling Green Kiwanis Club will hear a presentation on improving water quality in the Maumee River from Ed Crawford, the coordinator for the Conservation Action Project, at noon on Thursday at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
Shad Ridenour on water/sewer district board
Wood County commissioners recently appointed Shad Ridenour of Center Township to the Northwestern Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees.
Ridenour's term runs Jan. 1 through 2018. The vacancy was created by the death of board member Alex Molner.
Ridenour, a Realtor and auctioneer, served as a Center Township Trustee for 16 years. He is one of three members appointed by commissioners, with three named by residents of district municipalities and three by township residents living in the district.
Other board members are John Cheney, Bill Davies, Bill Hirzel, Melinda Kale, Leonard Michaels, Lyle Schulte, Mike Scott and Mark Sheffer.
The district's board is responsible for overall operation for approximately 17,000 customers in Wood, Sandusky and Ottawa counties. Specific tasks include long-term planning, operational assessments, public communication and hiring of the district president.
Today - Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight - Partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday - Partly sunny with highs around 40. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Cooler at night, with lows around 18. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Extended forecast - Partly sunny Monday and cooler with highs in the 20s. A 50-percent chance of snow at night with lows around 10. Cloudy Tuesday with a 30-percent chance of snow. Highs around 20. Mostly cloudy at night with a 30-percent chance of snow. Cold with lows of 5. Mostly cloudy New Year's Day with highs around 20. A 30-percent chance of snow at night with lows around 10. Mostly cloudy Thursday with highs in the 20s. Lows around 10. Partly sunny Friday with highs in the lower 20s.
Pick 3 Evening: 9-9-6
Pick 3 Midday: 0-3-0
Pick 4 Evening: 7-3-7-4
Pick 4 Midday: 7-0-8-0
Pick 5 Evening: 3-7-4-9-3
Pick 5 Midday: 3-1-9-4-1
Rolling Cash 5: 02-20-21-
Mega Millions: 04-15-35-
Mega Ball: 11 Megaplier: 5
Crash hurts Risingsun woman
FOSTORIA - A Risingsun woman was hurt in a two-car crash Thursday in Hancock County.
According to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office, Travis Wolph, 21, Findlay, was driving a 2001 Toyota Echo northbound on Township Road 261 around 1:19 p.m. when he failed to yield at the stop sign at Ohio 613 and pulled into the path of Betty Palmerton, 67, Risingsun.
Palmerton was transported to Fostoria Community Hospital and treated. Wolph was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.
High Friday 41
Record high (set in 2008) 66
High a year ago 33
Low Friday 32
Record low (set in 1944) -15
Low a year ago 19
Precipitation (in the past 24 hours) None
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