Local Briefs


High school heat issues being fixed

Bowling Green High School is experiencing issues with the boiler system and does not have heat, according to a communication sent out by Principal Dan Black.

Last week, the system was turned on to identify any issues and a few steam leaks were found. Workers have been on site all week working to fix the issue and say it will be fixed for this Thursday, Black said in a Tuesday email.

Chicken barbecue supports mission trip

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday at 5 p.m.

This is a fundraiser to support the 2023 mission trip team. Meals will include a half chicken, roll, coleslaw, baked potato and green beans for $12.

Call 419-353-9305 for more information.

Genealogical society meets

The Wood County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Wood County Senior Center, Room 124, 140 S. Grove St. The public is welcome.

The brief business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Marnie Pratt, local history librarian with the Wood County District Library will present the program – “A Non-Walking Tour of the Houses and Families Who Lived in What is Now Bowling Green’s Boomtown Historic District.”

VFW serves lake perch dinner

VFW 1148, 719 S Main St., will offer a perch lunch and dinner on Friday.

Lunch, which is fish sandwiches and fries, is from 1130 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for $9.

Dinner, which is a three-piece lake perch dinner with augratin potatoes, cole slaw and a Buggy Whip cookie, is from 4-7 p.m. for $14.

The meals are carryout or dine-in.

For more information, call 419-353-6371.

Otsego hosts Trunk or Treat

TONTOGANY — Otsego Local Schools will hold its first Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31.

Car decorating will be from 3:45-4:30 p.m. with Trunk or Treat from 5-6 p.m.

All participating cars must arrive by 4:30 p.m. for this free event. The parking spaces will be on a first come, first served basis.

Participants are responsible for bringing their own treats to hand out.

Cars will be in the front of the junior high and high school buildings, and families will park behind and walk to the front.

Email name, phone number and email to Betsy Roberts at [email protected] or register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQ7z67SZLHgJ9wrlfGSjLUGEPNGqMoudzdHRe-BwzbVBIaiQ/viewform.

Shredding event helps children

The fifth annual personal shredding event is set for Nov. 12 from 9 a.m.-noon, or until the truck is full at the Wood County Job and Family Services employee parking lot, 1928 E. Gypsy Lane Road.

Wood County residents may bring up to five bags or boxes of paper items to be shredded onsite as you watch, in exchange for a toy, gift card or cash donation. Donations will be given to children who are involved with Wood County Job and Family Services for the holidays.


Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 38.

Extended: Mostly sunny Friday, with a high near 65. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 49. Sunny Saturday, with a high near 72. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 50. Mostly sunny Sunday, with a high near 74. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 51. Mostly sunny Monday, with a high near 73. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 54. Mostly sunny Tuesday, with a high near 70.

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