Local Briefs


Pick up Thanksgiving dinner in Pemberville

PEMBERVILLE — The Pemberville United Methodist Church carryout dinner will be Saturday at 205 Perry St. from 4 p.m. until sold out.

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner will include turkey, homemade dressing, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, roll/butter and homemade desserts. The donation is $10. The carryout dinner is picked up on Maple Street. The next public dinner will be in February.

Freedom Twp. Trustees change meeting time

PEMBERVILLE — The time for Wednesday’s Freedom Township Trustees meeting has been changed from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will be held in the township office/meeting room located at 531 E. Front St.

Dog warden talks to Exchange Club

Jodi Harding, Wood County Dog warden, will be the speaker at the Exchange Club meeting on Tuesday at noon at the Bowling Green Country Club.

Harding has worked with dogs for the past 20 years, starting out at Pups-N-People, which is a dog training and daycare business. She worked in the daycare and assisted with training classes. From there, she began working at the Toledo Area Humane Society where she was an animal care tech and was promoted to shelter manager. She was at the humane society from 2007-14.

Harding then took a position at Lucas County Canine Care and Control from 2014-19. She was the shelter manager there as well and transfer coordinator where she would work with local rescues to transfer dogs from LCCC care to the rescue agency.

In October 2019, Harding became a dispatcher for the Maumee Police Department. In November 2021 she accepted the dog warden position for Wood County.

Harding has four dogs, including two pit bulls, an Australian shepherd, and a pug that are all rescues.

The public is welcome to attend the Exchange Club meetings. Lunch costs $13 at the door, no reservations necessary. Any questions can be directed to Jenny Swope at 419-806-4202.

BG Human Relations Commission Events Committee meets

The Bowling Green Human Relations Commission Events Committee meeting will be held at Grounds for Thought, 174 S Main St., tonight at 5:45 p.m.


Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 14 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 18.

Extended: Mostly sunny Saturday, with a high near 31. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 19. Mostly sunny Sunday, with a high near 27. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 18. Sunny Monday, with a high near 38. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 26. Sunny Tuesday, with a high near 44.

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