Local Briefs: 5-9-19


Amazing Race takes off Friday
The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce ACT*BG Project Team will host the Amazing Race Bowling Green on
Proceeds will benefit the Bowling Green Middle School literacy initiative. Participants can sign up a
team or sign up alone and be placed on a team.
Tickets are $25 per person and today is the deadline for registration. Participants can RSVP by calling
419-353-7945 or emailing [email protected]
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Bowling Green High School Auxiliary Gym located at 530 W. Poe
Road. Complete challenges and solve puzzles around BG to win the race.
Fair to hold beef weigh-in
The Beef Feeder Weigh-in for the 2019 fair is Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Wood County Fairgrounds.
Northwood police checking for seat belts
NORTHWOOD — A Click it or Ticket seat belt check with the Northwood Police Department will be held at the
school on Monday.
Officers will be ensuring that everyone is properly restrained in the vehicle before they leave the
parking lot at the end of the day. Those who are properly restrained will receive free food coupons.
Those who are not will receive educational literature.
Weston trustees talk fire, EMS
WESTON — The Weston Township Trustees will hold a special meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Weston
Township Building, 14024 Van Tassel Road.
The topic of discussion will be fire and EMS contracts.
Drug charges against Cincinnati man dismissed
Charges were dismissed against a Cincinnati man who was arrested in March 2018 after Ohio State Highway
Patrol troopers seized drugs worth nearly $6,000 during an OVI checkpoint in Bowling Green.
All charges against Kyler Famble were dismissed in June after the case was bound over from Bowling Green
Municipal Court to a Wood County Grand Jury, after it did not find adequate evidence to indict him.
Famble was among five individuals charged.
Retired Teachers’ Association meets Wednesday
The Wood County Retired Teachers’ Association will meet on Wednesday at noon for lunch at First United
Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St.
Retired teachers who taught in Wood County and/or live in Wood County, are invited to join the group for
lunch and become a member. The cost for the luncheon is $15. Contact Don Bright, 419-352-9102 before
Friday for a reservation.
Anthony Short, general manager of WBGU-TV, will give a program on the life of Neil Armstrong.
March in Memorial Day parade
The Bowling Green Memorial Day Observance Committee is seeking community units to march in the Memorial
Day Parade to be held at 10 a.m. on May 27.
The committee is seeking veteran groups, scouting groups and other groups offering patriotic tribute to
veterans. Also needed are convertibles to transport veterans needing assistance.
The parade forms up at the Bowling Green post office at 9:30 a.m. and concludes with a ceremony at Oak
Grove Cemetery.
Volunteers should contact David Ridenour at 419-352-5054 or [email protected]
Volunteers will be decorating Memory Gardens Cemetery and Oak Grove Cemetery on May 18. Flags will be
placed on veterans’ graves starting with Memory Gardens at 10 a.m. and concluding with Oak Grove
Cemetery at 1 p.m.
Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 9 to 15
mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday: A chance of showers before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. West wind 11 to 13 mph,
with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Overnight lows around 42.
Extended: Mostly sunny Saturday, with a high near 62. Lows around 47 with a 40% chance of rain. On
Mother’s Day, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62 and a 40% chance of rain. Overnight lows around 45.
Mostly sunny Monday, with a high near 64.

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