James Jacob Bernard, 49, was indicted in connection with Jake's Used Cars, 9566 Clark Rd. in Rossford, according to the Wood County Prosecutor's Office. Court records list the same address for his home and car lot.

Robert D. "Bob" Mazur, a former art professor at Bowling Green State University and professional painter, died Aug. 15 at his home in Bowling Green. He was 77. His wife, Lynne, said Mr. Mazur had several health issues, but the family is unsure of the cause of death.

The following is the weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY a U.S. 224 from Trenton Avenue in Findlay to Hancock County 212 east of Findlay including Main Street will be restricted through the fall for a resurfacing project.

A Detroit man accused of firing a gun at an Ohio Highway Patrol cruiser on I-75 was indicted this week by a Wood County grand jury. Terrance Lavander Phillips, 32, was indicted on charges of felonious assault on a peace officer, having weapons while under disability, and two counts of carrying a concealed weapon for the Aug. 16 incident near the State Rt.

Rob Armstrong, who was appointed Perrysburg Township trustee Wednesday, is sworn in by Shirley Haar, township fiscal officer. THE BLADE Rob Armstrong, 60, was selected from a pool of about eight or nine interested candidates, to fill a seat left vacant when Craig LaHote was appointed Wood County Commissioner in July.

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative and CoBank have presented Habitat for Humanity of Wood County with checks totaling $10,000 to build a home in North Baltimore for 37-year co-op members, Robin and Charles Scott.

Bluffton Public Library will host a presentation by Doug Waller, founder of the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation, at 6 p.m. Aug. 27. There will also be time for the audience to report their own Bigfoot sightings and to ask questions about... ARCADIA - The Arcadia Lions Club will hold a dance with the East of Cheyenne country band ... (more)

Close to $130 million is up for grabs over the next two nights among the Ohio Lottery's three biggest games. Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot will be $39 million after no one matched Friday's winning numbers of 12, 15, 20, 52 and 71 with the Mega Ball of 3. Four drawings have been held since a lottery player in Missouri won a $25 million jackpot July 31. Tuesday's drawing will be at 11 p.m., with ticket sales stopping 15 minutes prior to the drawing.

A pair of Michigan men appeared in Bowling Green Municipal Court Monday after they were arrested Sunday when one allegedly shot an Ohio Highway Patrol cruiser. Terrance L. Phillips, 32, of Detroit, the accused shooter, is charged with felonious assault on a peace officer.

Two Michigan men will face a Wood County judge today, accused of firing a shot at a State Highway Patrol trooper. It happened early Sunday on I-75 and State Route 582, when patrol officials say Terrance Phillips pulled up along the trooper's car and opened fire.

From the forward cockpit of a N3N-3 Naval Aircraft, Tobin Pietras, of Bowling Green, right, listens to the plane's owner Bill Hirzel, of Walbridge, center, during the Air Fair to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project at the Wood County Regional Airport on Saturday in Bowling Green. Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil.

Troopers at the Bowling Green post of the Ohio Highway Patrol identified the motorcyclist as Donivan Mullins, 49, of Grand Rapids. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Railroad crossing work that has closed three neighboring streets in Millbury will continue into next week, although two of the crossings are to reopen Friday, the Wood County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Bradner Road and Cherry and Main streets are all closed for repair.

At first glance, Doc's Food & Spirits in Wood County's Tontogany is everything you'd expect from a small-town restaurant and bar. It's small, unassuming, dimly lit, and its tables and chairs are similar to those you would find in any community hall.

About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into a branch of the Portage River, and southbound I-75 was partially blocked Wednesday for several hours after a tractor-trailer crashed in a construction zone south of Bowling Green, authorities said. Driver Abdulillah Mohamed-Ali Shareef, 42, of Hamtramck, Mich., was taken to Wood County Hospital for treatment of minor injuries after the 9:50 a.m. crash in Center Township, about three miles south of U.S. 6, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.

While prosecutors claim Henry Bond shot his oldest stepdaughter out of anger, defense attorneys for the 77-year-old Perrysburg man contend he was defending himself in his own home from a volatile woman who was known to carry a gun. The first four witnesses called Wednesday in the case - including the victim, Brenda Walls, 55 - gave jurors in Wood County Common Pleas Court a mixed picture of the man on trial and his stepdaughter.

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE - A former municipal billing clerk for North Baltimore has been indicted on two felony counts of theft in office, according to court findings.