Local Briefs


Two seriously hurt in Fulton County crash

METAMORA – A Grand Rapids man and a Metamora woman were seriously injured in a Fulton County crash on Wednesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

At approximately 6:48 a.m., troopers responded to an injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Ohio 64 and County Road T in Amboy Township.

Patricia Schudel, 74, Metamora, was driving a Chrysler Pacifica westbound on County Road T. William Bostelman, 49, Grand Rapids, was driving a Ford F-150 northbound on Route 64.

Schudel failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection and her vehicle struck Bostelman’s vehicle on the passenger side. Both vehicles came to rest in a field on the northwest side of the intersection.

Both drivers were transported by EMS to Toledo Hospital with serious injuries, according to the patrol.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash.

The patrol was assisted by Metamora Fire & EMS, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Brett’s Towing and Xpress Towing.

This crash remains under investigation.

Legion’s fish fry returns

GRAND RAPIDS — The American Legion Post 232 monthly fish fry will be held on Friday from 5-7 p.m. or sold out. The cost is $15 per person with eat-in or carryout options available. Desserts also available.


Fallyn and Logan Watkins, a daughter, Jan. 16, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: Showers. Low around 37. Light southeast wind becoming east 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind 11 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.A chance of rain before 4 a.m., then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy at night, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Extended: Cloudy Friday, with a high near 37. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 30. Mostly cloudy Saturday, with a high near 37. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 28. Partly sunny Sunday, with a high near 38. A chance of snow at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%. A chance of snow Monday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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