Local Briefs


Elmore man seriously injured in US 6 crash

FREMONT – An Elmore man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 6.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that occurred near milepost 23 in Riley Township. The crash was reported to the Sandusky Highway Patrol Dispatch Center at 6:19 p.m., according to a Monday press release.

David Coleman, 66, was operating a silver 2014 GMC Terrain eastbound on Route 6. Coleman failed to negotiate a curve, causing him to drive off the right side of the road, according to the patrol. The vehicle then struck a culvert and overturned.

Coleman was extricated from the vehicle by the Clyde Fire Department. He was taken by Sandusky County EMS to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo with serious injuries.

The patrol was assisted on scene by the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, Sandusky County EMS, Clyde Fire Department and Grunden Towing.

BG Council sustainability committee meets

The sustainability committeeof Bowling Green Council will hold a meeting on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber located in the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss proposed Residential Renewable Resource legislation and receive public input.

Food distribution held in Wayne

WAYNE — The monthly food distribution for the Wayne area will be held Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the Wayne Fire Hall, 200 N. Center St. The food distribution is for those in the 43466 zip code.

Celebrate fall with Sleek Academy

The Sleek Academy will hold a fall festival on Saturday from 2-7 p.m. at 519 Ordway Ave.

There will be games and prizes. Activities include a bounce house, face painting and an outdoor movie. There will also be chili, hot dogs, sloppy Joes and snow cones.

All welcome to Fall Feather Party

TONTOGANY — The Tontogany American Legion Fall Feather Party is set for Saturday at 6 p.m.

Doors open at 4 p.m. for this family event.

Levis Commons lights holiday tree

PERRYSBURG — A full day of holiday activities at Levis Commons will culminate with the tree lighting on Saturday.

Activities include:

Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive, 8:30-10 a.m. and 6:30-7 p.m.

Live music from local bands 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrival escorted by United States Marine Corps 6:40 p.m.

Fifty Foot Tree Lighting 6:55 p.m.

Fire Truck Train rides 7-9 p.m.

Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus in Santa’s house 7:15-9 p.m.

For more information on this event, contact the Town Center at Levis Commons Management Office at 419-931-8888.

Join Lions to serve the community

The Portage Lions Serve the Community Membership Drive has started.

Lions are a caring people, joining together, rolling up sleeves and taking action to make the community a better place.

Examples include participating in Adopt-A-Highway, purchasing eyeglasses for needy, holding vision screenings for pre-schools, collecting used eyeglasses for redistribution, and sponsoring the Lions Peace Poster.

For more information, contact any Lions member or call 419-806-2549.


Stacie and Steven Vargas, a son, Nov. 9, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: Rain before 4 a.m, then a slight chance of snow . Low around 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday: A slight chance of snow before 7 a.m., then a slight chance of rain after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. A chance of snow at night, mainly between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Extended: A chance of rain and snow after 1 p.m. Thursday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 22. Partly sunny Friday, with a high near 29. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 18. Mostly sunny Saturday, with a high near 29. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 18. Sunny on Sunday, with a high near 31.


Schroeder honored

An incorrect headline was on the Schroeder award story that was in Saturday’s paper. It should have read: Schroeder’s ‘lion heart’ honored at Harvest Moon Gala.

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