Man struck, killed by train
WESTON - The Wood County Sheriff's Office reported that a village resident was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday morning.
According to Det. Sgt. Terry James, the sheriff's office received a call around 12:45 a.m. from the conductor of a northbound CSX train indicating that it had just struck a subject on the railroad tracks at the crossing along Maplewood Road, just southwest of the village. The man was later identified as Joseph Marshall, 44.
James noted that the incident was investigated as an apparent suicide, and that a note had been left by Marshall.
N.B. police chief injured in crash
NORTH BALTIMORE - North Baltimore Police Chief Allan Baer was transported to the hospital Saturday morning after a motorcycle crash on Ohio 65.
According to the Bowling Green post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, Baer, 43, was traveling southwest on Route 65 approximately a quarter-mile north of mile post 8 at 11:02 a.m. when his 2005 Honda VTX motorcycle struck two geese in the roadway. The motorcycle overturned and ejected Baer, who was wearing a helmet. He was transported by Life Flight to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
North Baltimore Assistant Chief Dave Lafferty noted Monday afternoon that Baer had suffered a fracture in his left leg, but was released from the hospital Sunday and was doing well.
Family fest helps Hannah's Socks
PERRYSBURG - A Family Fun Festival to support the Hannah's Socks charity will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg.
The event will feature musical entertainment, Miss Midwest Galaxy Taylor Parks, caricatures, face painting, Happy the Clown, a 50/50 raffle, food and other activities.
A donation is asked for admission to the event.
Kingston Residence of Perrysburg is located at 333 E. Boundary St.
Weston Twp. meets Monday
WESTON - Weston Township Trustees will hold their June meeting Monday at 7:30 p.m. rather than June 14. The meeting will be held at the township building, 14024 Van Tassel Road.
Tonight - Mostly cloudy. A 40-percent chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s.
Friday - Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Mostly cloudy overnight, 40-percent chance of rain Lows in the lower 60s.
Extended forecast - Partly sunny Saturday with a 30-percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 80s, lows around 60. Partly sunny Sunday, highs in the upper 70s, lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent during the day. On Monday, partly sunny, highs in the mid 70s, lows in the mid 50s. Partly sunny Tuesday, highs in the mid 70s.
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Midday 4: 6-9-7-4
Pick 3: 3-7-0
Pick 4: 8-6-5-8
Powerball: 38 PowerPlay: 4
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Library, BG Swim Club co-host family pool event
Families, come to "Swim with the Gators" on Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the City Park Aquatic Complex, and learn about the Bowling Green Swim Club with the Wood County District Public Library Children's Place. Families are encouraged to meet at the pool with swim suits, towels, and sunscreen. The team and coaches will demonstrate swimming techniques and encourage everyone to "Make a Splash-READ!" this summer at the library. This partnership was made possible by a grant from the Bowling Green Community Foundation. The Summer Reading Program at the library began Tuesday and continues into August. A calendar of programs and events is available in the Children's Place and online at www.wcdpl.org. Please call the Children's Place for more information at (419) 352- 8253.
Weston Legion hosts dinner
WESTON - American Legion Post No. 409 Weston will hold a baked steak and fish fry dinner Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. An $8 donation is requested and carryout is available.
Admitted: Phyllis A. Kerr, Bonnie L. Metcalf, Darlene M. Mauk, Keith A. Snyder, Larry M. Rader.
Discharged: Trinidad N. Serrato, Andrea E. Coe.
High Wednesday 80
High a year ago 81
Record high (set in 1934) 102
Low this morning 63
Low a year ago 53
Record low (set in 1929) 35
(in 24 hours prior to 7 a.m.) 0.20-inch