Local Briefs

Farmer dead after accident in field

WESTON — A farmer was killed in an apparent accident in a farm field on Tuesday, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

At 2:13 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 report of a single vehicle crash in a farmer’s field. Sheriff’s deputies along with Weston EMS and Milton Township Fire crews were dispatched to the scene.

An unoccupied tractor was being started, utilizing the battery from a pickup truck. The tractor began moving and struck the pickup, knocking over the lone farmer, William Wilhelm, 82, Deshler, and pinning him to the ground. William was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was located by a family member who called 911.

No one else was on scene at the time of the accident.

Justice Brunner stops in BG

Justice Jennifer Brunner will be at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., on Tuesday from 5-6 p.m.

Brunner is serving on the Ohio Supreme Court and is running for the position of chief justice. She is stopping by Wood County on a bus tour throughout the state to talk to voters about her campaign.

BG Civil Service Commission meets Monday

The Bowling Green Civil Service Commission will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Human Resources Department, which is located on the top floor of the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.

The purpose of the meeting is to review, modify, add and/or recommend changes to Civil Service Rules, take all actions necessary to establish eligibility and certified lists, establishing testing procedures and processes, establishing passing examination scores, accept requests to waive out of hiring processes, and/or certify or refuse to certify names of candidates deemed eligible for consideration for hire or promotion to classified positions.

Action will also be taken, as necessary, to modify, add, accept, or abolish job descriptions, and to establish classified positions and/or schedule and/or establish the requirements for or types of hiring or promotional examinations.

Bowling Green Curling Club hosts Scottish women curlers

On Nov. 3, the Bowling Green Curling Club will welcome 20 women curlers from Scotland’s Royal Caledonian Curling Club as part of the United States Women’s Curling Association 2022 Scottish Women’s USA Tour.

Through Nov. 11, the Scots’ five teams of four persons will be sightseeing and curling in 14 clubs as they travel as far west as Denver, Colorado and as far east as Belfast, Maine. They will compete against teams from the U.S. host clubs throughout their journey and will be vying for the highly coveted Marguerite Roberts Quaich, a shallow vessel with unique handles that is a symbol of trust and friendship.

Every 10 years clubs throughout the U.S. host the Scots. Typically, five years later the Scots reciprocate by hosting 20 women from the U.S. to tour Scotland. However, the next U.S. Scot Tour will be held in 2026 due to the rescheduling of the Scottish Women’s Tour because of the pandemic.

Follow Team Scotland’s adventure at www.uswca.org/itinerary-of-scots-tour-2022.

For information about the Bowling Green Curling Club visit www.bgcurlingclub.com.


Selena Acuna and Michael Smith, a daughter, Oct. 25, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind around 7 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Mostly clear overnight, with a low around 36.

Extended: Sunny Saturday, with a high near 63 and a low around 43. Mostly cloudy Sunday, with a high near 63. Showers likely overnight after 9 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%. On Monday, showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Mostly sunny Tuesday, with a high near 62. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 47. Sunny Wednesday, with a high near 65.