Local Briefs

Best appointed to Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Friday announced the appointment of Rhonda L. Best to the Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court.

Best, of Tiffin, will assume office on Dec. 5 and is being appointed to fill the judicial vacancy that was created by Mark Repp’s removal from the bench by the Tiffin City Council. Best must run for election in November 2023 in order to complete the unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2025.

She started her career in law in the Seneca County Probate Court as a court investigator and staff attorney, and then worked in the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office for 12 years. Best later served as the assistant prosecuting attorney in the misdemeanor crimes division of the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office. Most recently, she was prosecuting attorney in the misdemeanor crimes division in the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office.

Best received her law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. Prior to earning her law degree, she earned her bachelor of arts degree in English writing from Heidelberg University.

She is the founding member of the Seneca-Wyandot-Crawford Tri-County Women’s Bar Association, Vice President of the Crawford County Bar Association, and a member CROSSWAEH CBCF, the Ohio Bar Association, and the Seneca County Bar Association. Best has also dedicated her time to helping victims of domestic violence as a former board member of First Step, a domestic violence shelter.

Meijer offers free home delivery to SNAP customers

Meijer is now offering free home delivery on Meijer.com for SNAP customers through Dec. 31.

This is the latest way the retailer has helped its SNAP customers gain easier access to food. In October, Meijer began offering special discounts on SNAP purchases of qualifying produce, thanks to a waiver granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, that will be in effect for a year. Currently, the retailer is offering 10% off in-store fresh fruit and vegetable purchases for SNAP customers through Dec. 31.

Forecast

Today: Sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 30.

Extended: Sunny Wednesday, with a high near 49. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 33. A chance of showers on Thanksgiving Day after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. A chance of showers at night. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%. A chance of showers Friday. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%. A chance of showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Partly sunny Saturday, with a high near 41.