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Weapons Stolen From Kenton Home

10/14/16 – 9:41 A.M.

Weapons were stolen from a Kenton home sometime after Tuesday afternoon. WKTN Radio reports that a resident in the 700 block of Ida Street reported the crime. He told officers that his home was entered and four rifles have gone missing. The value of the weapons was listed at $1250.

The theft is under continued investigation.

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OSU Extension Educator Talks About Farmers’ Safety

10/12/16 – 5:28 P.M.

It’s almost time for farmers to start harvesting and there are precautions that they should take. OSU extension educator Ed Lentz said that farmers should be careful moving around equipment

Safety Hazards

Lentz said that farmers should have 3 points of contact whenever they are moving around their equipment. This means that they should have at least two feet and one hand or two hands and one foot on the equipment at al times.

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Man Confined To Electric Scooter Severely Burned In Putnam County

10/10/16 – 4:53 P.M.

A Putnam County man confined to an electric scooter was severely burned after burning papers. 87-year-old Frank Taschler was found in his front yard with burns over a large amount of his body. According to a release from the Putnam County Sheriff’s office, his scooter was stuck in loose dirt when he was overcome by the flames. Life Flight took Taschler to Toledo to receive treatment.

His condition is unknown right now.

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Reaching Women Conference This Saturday At Marathon Performing Arts Center

9/20/16 – 5:35 A.M.

The annual Reaching Women Interdenominational conference is coming this Saturday to Findlay.  Shirley Reesner from the Reaching Women organization says they reach out to all women.

Interdenominational Conference

Christian singer and author Shiela Walsh is coming to Findlay to take part in the conference. Andrea Sirtel from the organization says that getting Walsh was a stroke of luck.

Sheila Walsh

The conference is open to all women and starts at 8:15 am in the Marathon Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at reachingwomen.org

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Suspect In Tiffin Gas Station Robbery Arrested

9/14/16 – 7:55 A.M.

Police arrested a man suspected in a Tiffin gas station robbery Monday. The Review-Times reports authorities found 26-year-old Cody Johnson in a home at 201 Gibson Street. A release from the Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit says Johnson was also wanted for safe cracking, or unlawfully opening or attempting to open a safe or vault. It also said Johnson could be violent.

The Tiffin Police Department accuses Johnson of stealing guns from several jurisdictions. Officers searching the home where officers found Johnson say they turned up a small amount of suspected crack cocaine, stolen guns, criminal tools, and drug paraphernalia.

Johnson is facing several charges, including kidnapping and aggravated menacing. He’s currently being held in the Seneca County Jail.

MORE: Review-Times

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ADAMHS Board Gives Hancock County Commissioners Update

09/13/16 – 7:10 P.M.

The Ohio revised code has put restrictions on who County Commissioners can appoint to the ADAMHS board. Commissioner Mark Gazarek said that they’ll need to figure how to split the board.

Mark Gazarek

Commissioner Phil Reigle said that they will have to determine that before anyone can be appointed.

Phil Reigle

The commissioners are supportive of the ADAMHS levy.

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Nurses Can Be Recruited At Event This Week

09/12/16 – 5:30 A.M.

Blanchard Valley Health Systems is having a nurse recruitment event on Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. Kate Sutter says that the event at Independence House in Fostoria doesn’t create an obligation.

The recruitment is for BVHS’ Independence House which is a nursing home. Human resources manager Tricia Woodland says that the event will give people a true perspective of being a part of the team.

There is no obligation but Woodand says there will be a 5,000 dollar sign on bonus for those that are hired from the event.

Woodland says that the job is more complex than retirement homes are made out to be.

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Injury Crash Reported Near McComb

9/8/16 – 5:10 A.M.

At least one person was injured in a two-car crash near McComb Wednesday night. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports the collision happened at the intersection of State Route 613 and Pleasant Township Road 120 around 10:20 p.m.

Initial reports said a utility pole was damaged. A power outage was reported in the area. Power has since been restored.

No other details on the crash were immediately available.

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Repaving Work Continues On Findlay Streets

9/6/16 – 6:54 A.M.

Road work continues in Findlay this week. Repaving work will take place on Liberty Street from Elm to Sandusky and on Elm Street from Lima Avenue to Main Street.

Elsewhere curb replacement and repaving work will take place on Osborn Avenue from Wedgewood Drive to Sandusky Street and on McManness Avenue from East Main Cross to Center streets.

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