Local Briefs


Victim’s name released for fatal fire at Titleist Club Apartments

LIME CITY — The victim in the structure fire at the Titleist Club Apartments in Perrysburg Township was 47-year-old Justin Dotson.

The male victim was the single fatality in the fire last Thursday night. The cause of death has not been released. The victim was taken to the Lucas County coroner for an autopsy and identification.

According to Perrysburg Township Fire Chief Tom Brice, damages have been estimated at $50,000 at the apartment building, which has been valued at $750,000.

The apartment of origin for the fire has been determined to be uninhabitable, and the first floor apartment beneath it may also be uninhabitable, but residents have returned to the other four apartments.

The building is located at 9574 Mandell Road. A cause is still under investigation by the Perrysburg Township Police Department and fire marshal.

Brice described the Titleist Club Apartments as multi-family dwellings with six apartments in the building. The fire was in a second floor apartment at the end of the building. The fire was in the living room.

Seeking nominations for Drum Major for Peace Award

The Bowling Green Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for the annual Martin Luther King Drum Major for Peace award.

The nominee should exemplify the betterment of peaceful, just and equitable human relations in the BG community and to promote respect for diversity. The nomination form, along with past recipients, can be found at www.bgohio.org/440/Human-Relations-Commission. Nominations are due no later than Nov. 30.

Psychologist talks to Rotary Club

The Bowling Green Rotary Club guest speaker for Thursday will be Veronika Spicer, Ph.D. and Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Spicer was born in Ukraine and came to the United States to further her education and professional goals. Spicer is fluent in English, Ukrainian and Russian, and has practiced and taught psychology for over 10 years in the U.S. as well as internationally. Spicer will be speaking about her work this year, partnering with a Ukrainian non-profit organization to provide foods and warm clothing to mothers and children who have been displaced by the ongoing conflict with Russia.

The club meets at noon on Thursday at Bowling Green Country Club.

BG Taxicab License Board meets

The Bowling Green Taxicab License Board will meet in council chamber, 304 N. Church St., on Wednesday at 9 a.m. to review new applicants.

Pancake breakfast benefits Woodville fire

WOODVILLE — The Woodville Township Volunteer Fire Department Pancake & Sausage Breakfast is set for Sunday from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The menu is scrambled eggs, chunky applesauce, homemade pork sausage with sausage. This is carryout only.

The cost is adults $8, seniors $7.50 and children under age 12 $7.


Shannon and James Cleary, a daughter, Oct. 20, Wood County Hospital.

Selena Hernandez and Dakota Krantz, a daughter, Nov. 2, Wood County Hospital.

Heidi Cousino and Charles Shaveers III, a daughter, Nov. 2, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 9 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 48.

Extended: Mostly sunny Thursday, with a high near 72. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 51. Mostly sunny on Veterans Day, with a high near 68. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 34. Partly sunny Saturday, with a high near 42. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 28. Partly sunny Sunday, with a high near 38.

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