Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Pandora Council considers fire levy for November ballot
    Village residents may see a fire levy on their ballots come November. Fiscal Officer Kim Reese brought up the topic of fire levies at the March 14 council meeting. Council rescheduled the meeting to allow members to cheer on the Pandora-Gilboa boys basketball team during their regional semi-final game in Bowling Green. The rockets have made history by winning their regionals which earned a trip to the Division IV state semi-finals Thursday at Value City Arena in Columbus. The rockets will play Marion Local at 2 p.m.
  • Ohio Supreme Court to hold session in PC
    For those with a less than intimate familiarity with court proceedings, the process is often confusing and intimidating. Soon, all nine of Putnam County’s school districts will get a first-hand look at how not only a “typical” court is held, but at the state’s highest court. Justices with the Ohio Supreme Court will hold official proceedings in the auditorium at Ottawa-Glandorf High School on Wednesday, April 11.
  • Rampe's riser
    “Mr. Rampe, what do you have for us tonight?” asks Kalida Mayor Alan Gerdeman, addressing local developer Roger Rampe during this past Monday evening’s village council meeting. Rampe, who has made at least two other visits to council over the course of the past year, came again to discuss what he feels is unfair treatment towards him by the village, and in particular Mayor Gerdeman.[[In-content Ad]]
  • The candidates: District 81 State Rep
    In anticipation of the upcoming May 8 primary, the Sentinel spoke with the republican candidates running to represent the 81st district in Ohio's legislature, Jim Hoops (R-Napoleon) who was recently appointed to the seat, and the local challenger, Thomas Liebrecht. Both candidates were asked the same set of questions, so that readers could better compare and evaluate the answers given by the two candidates.
  • A worthy pursuit?
    During Police Chief’s Sean Hiler’s report to the Columbus Grove council on Monday, March 12, a question was raised by council member Chad Irwin on the policy and procedures surrounding high speed chases. “I have a question about chases like that,” Irwin began. “Is there a cutoff point for you? As in, I know you were the only [officer in pursuit] for a while, and so you continued.”
  • Bound for State!
  • Three vehicle crash on Road 5
    One person transported in three-vehicle accident.
  • Ottoville comes up short against Minster
    COLUMBUS — Ottoville and Minster, part 2, was beginning to look like the teams first meeting back in January. Only the stakes were a little bigger this time.
  • Elevate 2018: Connecting people with employers
    On Tuesday March 20, 2018 all residents of Putnam County and the region are encouraged to attend the Elevate 2018 Careers and Connections event from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Putnam County YMCA at 101 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, Ohio.
  • Active shooter training scheduled for Palm Sunday
    Beginning on Saturday, March 24 and continuing through Sunday, March 25, a special ‘active shooter’ training will take place at Kalida High School.
  • Titans fall to Blue Streaks
    BOWLING GREEN — Archbold took a page out of the Ottawa-Glandorf playbook Wednesday night.
  • Man on the run
    What began as a routine traffic stop in Columbus Grove early Monday afternoon evolved into a potentially deadly high speed chase across rural Putnam and Allen Counties.
  • Commissioners proclaim March Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    “The most effective way to increase awareness is through everyone’s active participation in community activities, and the openness to learn and acknowledge each individual’s contribution,” said County Commissioner Michael Lammers as he read aloud the proclamation declaring March 2018 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
  • County communities benefit from Ohio Capital Budget bill
    Three Putnam County projects will receive funding from the State of Ohio’s $2.6 billion Capital Budget, billed as “an investment in Ohio’s infrastructure and local community projects,” should state legislators in both houses pass the bill into law.
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