Local Briefs: 12-23-14

Luminarias return to New Rochester
A Christmas Eve luminaria tradition will continue in New Rochester, should the weather cooperate.
The yearly outdoor decorative candle display would be canceled should heavy rain or winds persist on
Wednesday, organizers said.
This would mark 34 years for the displays in New Rochester, which is about six miles east of Bowling
Green on U.S. 6, northeast of the intersection with Ohio 199 north.
One hurt in I-75 crash
NORTH BALTIMORE – One person was injured in a crash Monday morning near the village.
The Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was called to the single-vehicle crash, on
Interstate 75 at the 167 milepost, at 7:20 a.m.
One person in the vehicle was transported to Wood County Hospital for treatment.
Additional details on the crash were not available at press time.
One person injured in BG crash
One person was hurt Friday in a crash on East Wooster Street near South College Avenue.
Bowling Green Police report that at 5:27 p.m. Erik Nystrom, Shaker Heights, was westbound on East Wooster
Street approaching South College when he failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck a
vehicle ahead of him driven by Pamela Westmoreland, Huber Heights, who had slowed due to traffic.
A passenger in Westmoreland’s vehicle, Andrea Simmons of Cary, North Carolina, was taken to Wood County
Hospital by BG Fire/EMS with possible injuries.
Nystrom was cited for assured clear distance ahead.
BG Municipal Court closed for holiday
The Bowling Green Municipal Court will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Christmas
holiday.
The normal schedule for those dates is canceled.
Forecast
Tonight – Occasional showers mainly after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Wednesday – Showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the mid 50s. South
winds with gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent. Rain and snow likely
overnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds with gusts up to 50 mph. Chance of precipitation 70
percent.
Extended forecast – Mostly cloudy Christmas Day. Much cooler with highs in the upper 30s. West winds with
gusts up to 40 mph. Partly cloudy overnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Partly sunny Friday with highs in
the mid 40s and lows in the upper 30s with a 30-percent chance of rain and snow. On Saturday, mostly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
Lottery
Classic Lotto: 02-21-28-33-44-45
Kicker: 7-5-4-4-1-6
Pick 3 Evening: 2-2-6
Pick 3 Midday: 9-6-5
Pick 4 Evening: 2-2-3-0
Pick 4 Midday: 1-6-1-9
Pick 5 Evening: 2-8-0-0-3
Pick 5 Midday: 3-5-8-8-3
Rolling Cash 5: 16-17-27-31-38
Weather statistics
High Monday    40
Record high (set in 1967)    63
High a year ago    47
Low Monday    20
Record low (set in 1944)     -6
Low a year ago    33
Precipitation (in the last 24 hours)    trace