Wednesday, April 01, 2015
  • Heroin on the rise due to price, availability
    As of February 2014, there have been no heroin-related deaths recorded in Putnam County during the previous five years, according to Putnam County Coroner, Dr. Anna Horstman. In April, that slate was tarnished when, according to Horstman, one person died in Leipsic due a combined overdose of heroin, cocaine and ethanol. 
  • Kasich appoints Putnam educator to Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council
    In her job as an Autism classroom teacher at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, Jill Radler advocates for her students on a daily basis. She will now be able to advocate on a state level, as in February, Governor John Kasich named her to the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. 
  • Miller Contracting Group, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named recipient of the One Million Dollar Cumulative award from Nucor Building Systems, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of custom-engineered metal building systems. 
  • CAP auction draws large crowd
    Over 300 chickens were sold Saturday night during the annual auction and dance benefit for the Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program. 
  • Youth provide enchanted evening for Senior Citizens
    The Miller City Mimes helped entertain during Sunday's Senior Citizen Prom hosted by youth from St. George Deanery. 
  • Fatal crash takes life of Ottawa man
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash involving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. 
  • Breakfast hosted to draw attention to 'farmer's share' on products
    The cafeteria in the parish hall in Glandorf was full Saturday morning as area residents came out to enjoy the “Farmer's Share” breakfast hosted by the Putnam County Farm Bureau. 
  • Putnam County ranks second in state health assessments
    For the third straight year, Putnam County was second in Ohio in Health Outcomes according to the County Health Rankings just released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. 
  • Kalida, O-G top Scholastic League Tournament

    OTTAWA — The Putnam County Scholastic League Tournament took place Thursday at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, two weeks after late winter weather postponed the annual match.

     
  • During the past year, village administration has successfully accomplished road resurfacing projects, park improvements and signing the village into an electricity aggregation agreement with plans to continue with more improvement projects throughout 2015. 
  • Five local 'gliding stars' take to the ice in Findlay
    Five Putnam County residents took to the ice on March 15 as they performed during the 14th Annual Gliding Stars performance at The Cube in Findlay. 
  • Service meets the 'baby needs' of county
    Putnam County expectant parents and parents of children up to age three will soon have a new service which will provide them with education and materials to support healthy growth and development of their little ones. 
  • Easter egg hunts in the region
    Numerous Easter egg hunts are planned in the region by service clubs and churches. Below is a list of these special events.

    Christ U.M. Easter egg hunt

     
  • Park and roadwork continues in Fort Jennings
    During the past year, village administration has successfully accomplished road resurfacing projects, park improvements and signing the village into an electricity aggregation agreement with plans to continue with more improvement projects throughout 2015. 
  • Oh No! Snow in spring
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS PREDICTING SNOW FOR TODAY.
     

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