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a victim of a paragliding accident in a life flight helicopter Sunday, July 20, 2014. (Photo: Enoch
Paraglider injured in crash
A Chicago man who crashed his paraglider into a barn east of Bowling Green Sunday was listed in critical
condition this morning.
Petr Svoboda, 39, remained hospitalized in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Mercy St. Vincent Medical
Lt. Rodney Konrad of the Wood County Sheriff’s Office said that Svoboda had been flying in the glider –
which is usually towed behind a vehicle until it becomes airborne, and which is then released to glide
freely – for approximately 15 minutes and was making his descent when he struck the side of a barn in
the area of Anderson Road and Scotch Ridge Road.
He was taken to the hospital by air ambulance.
Konrad indicated that no damage was reported to the barn or the glider.
Injury crash reported in Risingsun
RISINGSUN – The Ohio State Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a two-vehicle injury crash in the
The incident was reported around 4:15 p.m. at U.S. 23 and Main Street.
At least one person was taken to Wood County Hospital with what were characterized by a dispatcher as
Additional details were not available this morning.
Haskins holds meeting tonight
HASKINS – The Streets and Utilities
Committee of Haskins will meet at 6 tonight in the town hall. This
meeting will be to discuss the proposed amendment to the storm water
charge to residents.
Tonight – Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny. Hot with highs around 90. Lows in the lower 70s.
Extended forecast – Partly sunny Wednesday with a 50-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the lower 80s. Cooler overnight with lows in the lower 60s. Partly cloudy Thursday with highs in the
mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s. On Friday, mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Pick 3 Evening: 7-7-7
Pick 3 Midday: 7-6-9
Pick 4 Evening: 7-1-1-1
Pick 4 Midday: 1-9-7-7
Pick 5 Evening: 4-5-4-
Pick 5 Midday: 5-1-5-
Rolling Cash 5: 08-10-
Classic Lotto: 02-04-
Pick 3 Evening: 7-4-4
Pick 3 Midday: 9-7-2
Pick 4 Evening: 4-6-4-3
Pick 4 Midday: 5-4-2-9
Pick 5 Evening: 1-0-8-
Pick 5 Midday: 5-5-4-
Power Play: 2
Rolling Cash 5: 09-18-
Amanda and Jonathan Smith, a daughter, July 18, Wood County Hospital
Amal and Abzulaziz Alomair, a son, July 19, Wood County Hospital
Nicole Hickman, a daughter, July 19, Wood County Hospital
Natasha Hoffman, a daughter, July 19, Wood County Hospital
High Saturday 73
Record high (set in 1930) 105
High a year ago 93
Low Saturday 62
Record low (set in 1914)
Low a year ago 76
High Sunday 81
Record high (set in 1980) 106
High a year ago 86
Low Sunday 67
Record low (set in 1929)
Low a year ago 70
Precipitation (in the last 48 hours) trace