8-year-old in critical condition
PERRYSBURG – An eight-year-old Perrysburg Township girl remained in critical condition this morning after
she was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon while playing on Reitz Road.
The accident occurred when Douglas K. Rhodes, Carter Road, Bowling Green, was westbound on Reitz Road
about 4:30 p.m. and struck Rebecca Wells, 8, of 7630 Reitz Road.
She was taken from the scene by air ambulance to Toledo’s St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
Troopers from the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol say the youngster was apparently playing
in the roadway. Their investigation continues.
After the collision, Rhodes’ vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and a fence before it came to a
stop. He was not injured.
180th ANG plans weekend training
Members of the 180th Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard at Toledo Express Airport will hold an
Operational Readiness Exercise Saturday and Sunday.
The ORE is part of the Ability to Survive and Operate Training that all airmen practice. Airmen will wear
their chemical gear and gas masks, conduct self-aid and buddy care and take cover at different times
throughout the exercise.
Residents who live near the base may see or hear additional flying extending into the evening, notice
smoke, the sound of explosions, sirens or other unusual activities associated with the exercise.
Thrivent chapter meets Sunday
The next meeting of the Board of Wood County Chapter No. 30023 of Thrivent Financial will be Sunday at
2:30 p.m. at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. Any member of Thrivent is welcome to
Food pantry for Lake Twp. residents
WALBRIDGE – A food pantry for Lake Township residents will be held Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at fire
station 1, 4505 Walbridge Road.
The mobile pantry will be at the station every third Monday.
Members of Hannah’s Socks will also be there, passing out free socks to anyone in need.
Local title office opens late Tuesday
The Title Office of the Wood County Clerk of Courts will be open late Tuesday.
Wood County Clerk of Court Cindy Hofner said the delay will allow an upgrade to the Title Operating
System to be installed.
She anticipates the office will open at 9 a.m.
Tonight – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night. Lows in the upper
50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming south 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday – Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon.
Breezy with highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph, becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent. Overnight lows in the lower 40s.
Extended forecast – Partly cloudy Sunday with highs in the upper 50s. Patchy frost developing towards
Monday morning. Lows in the upper 30s. Partly cloudy Monday, highs in the mid 60s and overnight lows in
the lower 40s. Partly cloudy Tuesday. Highs in the lower 70s and overnight lows around 50. Partly sunny
Wednesday. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the lower 50s. Mostly sunny Thursday. Highs around 80.
Rolling Cash 5: 3-4-10-24-38
Pick 3: 0-7-3
Pick 4: 7-9-3-3
Ten-Oh Draw 1296: 1-2-4-13-17-23-24-26-33-39-45-47-51-52-56-58-62-75-77-79
Pick 3: 8-5-2 Pick 4: 6-9-6-9
Ten-Oh Draw 1295: 7-8-10-16-17-18-21-28-30-41-43-44-46-53-63-64-67-69-77-79
Admissions: None reported.
Discharges: None reported.
Erin and G. K. Courtney, a daughter, May 14, Wood County Hospital
Crystal Carmony, a daughter, May 14, Wood County Hospital
Amber and Chadlee Tyree, a daughter, May 14, Wood County Hospital
High Thursday 72
High a year ago 68
Record high (set in 1962) 90
Low this morning 46
Low a year ago 49
Record low (set in 1895) 30
Precipitation (in the past 24 hours) None
Local Briefs: 5-15
8-year-old in critical condition