Review Category : Local News

Three Arrested After Drugs Were Found In A Traffic Stop

12/09/16 – 1:41 P.M.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people after a traffic stop Friday. According to a release, the sheriff’s office stopped a car at 12:10 A.M. and called the K-9 unit. K-9 Nero gave officers the means to search the car. They found approximately $14,000 of crystal meth. Ottawa Police Department, Pandora Police Department, and the Man Unit also helped the Sheriff’s Office.

No names have been released yet during the investigation.

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University Of Findlay Earns Recognition In Best Online Masters Degrees 2016 List

12/09/16 – 1:18 P.M.

The website Best Master Degrees featured the University of Findlay. The website included UF’s Online Master of Arts in Education on their Best Master Degrees’ 2016 list. The list helps prospective graduate students find the best one-year programs suited to their needs. The website said the university’s program will allow students to work with a personal advisor. Students can also take all the classes online and choose an area of concentration and still graduate in a year.

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Evergreens Losing Their Needles Could Be Natural Process

12/09/16 – 11:13 A.M.

You might be concerned that your evergreen is losing its needles but there’s no need to worry. OSU extension educator Ed Lentz says that it could be a natural process.

Ed Lentz

He added that pine trees shed needles about every two years and spruces shed theirs about every ten years. Lentz said that the dry weather leading into winter could cause your tree damage. He recommends giving it plenty of water before we get too far into winter.

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Gas Line Repaired In Upper Sandusky

12/9/16 – 5:10 A.M.

Street workers hit a gas line in Upper Sandusky Thursday afternoon, knocking out natural gas services to around 100 people. The outage forced the city to open up a temporary shelter for people looking to stay warm. The Upper Sandusky Police Department says crews have since repaired the gas line.

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Energy Aggregation Extended To Seneca County Townships

12/9/16 – 5:04 A.M.

Residents in Seneca County townships will have an opportunity for energy savings in the future. The Review-Times reports the county commissioners approved a resolution that allows the county’s townships to join a community aggregate program.

Amy Hoffman is a program manager for Palmer Energy Company. She says the program can save people up to $138 per year on their electricity bill. Small commercial businesses can save up to $98.

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Fort Wayne Company Buys Fostoria’s Filmtec

12/9/16 – 4:57 A.M.

An Indiana company recently bought a Fostoria manufacturer. The Review-Times reports Fort Wayne Metals bought Filmtec last month. The companies have worked together for four decades.

Scott Glaze is the Fort Wayne Metals CEO. He tells the newspaper, “We’ve been a good customer of theirs and they’ve been a valuable supplier.” Glaze says Filmtec operations will continue on Sandusky Street.

Filmtec makes spooling equipment and builds machines for the wiring industry. Fort Wayne Metals makes precision medical wiring.

John and Jo Hollingsworth own Filmtec. Jo says she is ready to retire and John is getting close. With that in mind, she said the sale is a good deal for the company and its employees.

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Speed Limit Lowered On Route 65 In Columbus Grove

12/9/16 – 4:48 A.M.

If you’re driving through Columbus Grove you’ll want to watch your speed. That’s because ODOT recently reduced the speed limit on State Route 65 through the village. Crews installed new 45 miles-per-hour signs along the route Thursday.

The Columbus Grove Police Department says the new 45 miles-per-hour zone starts sooner than it used to.

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted

12/08/16 – 5:48 P.M.

The boil water advisory for Blanchard and Fishlock Avenues in Findlay has been lifted. The water distribution department said they took samples from the affected area. All of the samples were tested for bacteria and were negative. You may use city water as normal.

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Local Farmer Named To National United Soybean Board

12/08/16 – 5:40 P.M.

A Jenera farmer was elected Wednesday to lead the national United Soybean Board as it’s 26th chair. Ohio Soybean Council board member John Motter will serve as the first elected chair from Ohio. Before being elected chair, Motter served the USB executive committee as vice chair and treasurer. He has been a board member for 8 years. The USB works on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers to get maximum value for their soy checkoff investments.

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Owen’s Community College Will Graduate 528 Students

12/08/16 – 3:40 P.M.

Owen’s Community College will graduate over 500 students Friday. The college will present degrees to 528 students, including 77 from the Findlay-area Campus. 118 students will graduate with honors. The 36th Owen’s Community College Fall Commencement will start at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in the Student Health and Activities Center on the College’s Toledo-area Campus.

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