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8/29/13 – 5:23 A.M.
A Findlay woman has been charged with three felony counts of drug trafficking near a minor. 24-year-old Amber Bennett is accused of selling less than the bulk amount of hydrocodone once, and less than 5 grams of cocaine twice within 100 feet of a juvenile. The alleged incidents happened on April 2 and April 5.
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8/26/13 – 12:30 P.M.
Fair week has arrived in Hancock County. Things get underway Wednesday and run through Labor Day. One of this year’s highlights will be the unveiling of the new Legacy Pavilion livestock building, where people will be able to watch two female hogs give birth to a litter of piglets Wednesday and Thursday.
This year’s entertainment events include the Broken Horn Rodeo Saturday night, a calf scramble on the opening night of the fair, and the new “Susan G. Komen Harness Racing for the Cure” event Thursday at 5:30 p.m. That race will see local celebrities in a harness race to benefit breast cancer research and awareness.
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8/26/13 – 6:32 A.M.
A Benton Ridge woman was injured in a Saturday afternoon crash on State Route 235. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office says 73-year-old Joyce LaRue was driving her Buick LeSabre around a curve on the highway just south of County Road 86 when she lost control and hit a utility pole.
LaRue was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of her injuries. She was also cited for operation without reasonable control.
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A regional church will be holding an event for the whole family at Riverside Park this weekend. Pastor Tom Martin of Cedar Creek Church in Perrysburg says the 2nd annual Findlay “Fam Jam” will take place Sunday the 25th from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
The event is free but you’re asked to bring canned goods for the food pantry at the Findlay City Mission…
Martin also said that because of the number of parishioners from Hancock County who attend his Perrysburg church, they might open a Cedar Creek location in Findlay within the next year.
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7/22/13 – 5:17 P.M.
An inmate in the Seneca County jail is OK after attempting suicide late last week. The Advertiser-Tribune reports a male inmate tried to hang himself using a bed sheet Friday. The man, who was not identified, was taken to Mercy Tiffin Hospital for treatment. He was back in the jail by Sunday.
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7/17/13 – 11:45 A.M.
There are a variety of services available to Hancock County’s veterans, but they aren’t always taken advantage of. Veterans Services Director Nicole Coleman appeared on WFINat10 today and said it’s an issue she needs your help in getting out in front of…
Coleman says there are a few areas where it’s common to see veterans not getting the full extent of the benefits they are owed…
Coleman adds that other benefits her office can help you with include filing disability claims and preparing for retirement.
If you think you may be missing out on some services or want more information, you can call (419)424-7036.
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7/16-13 – 11 A.M.
An erratic driver caused a crash in Seneca County Monday night that resulted in a man being taken to a Toledo hospital by medical helicopter. The Advertiser-Tribune reports 52-year-old Jeffery Wise of Tiffin was driving north on State Route 53 near County Road 38 around 8 p.m. when he was forced off the road by an SUV driven by 34-year-old Terry Westerman. Wise’s vehicle went off the road and hit a utility pole after being clipped by Westerman. The State Patrol reports alcohol is believed to have been a factor.
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7/11/13 4:50 a,m.
Powerful storms that swept through the region yesterday hit Fostoria particularly hard. The Review Times reports the police department’s plan of action was to prioritize calls. Captain Patrick Brooks told the newspaper officers put cases involving bodily injury at the top of the list. There were reports of trees coming down on houses and one tree coming down on an automobile with someone in it but there were no injuries reported. The street department will continue cleanup of trees and tree limbs throughout the city today.