Superintendent Dan Creps has already cut an administrative position, three teachers, and six nonteaching positions to save $1.25 million, regardless of the levy decision. If the levy fails, facilities will close at 4 p.m. to outside organizations to cut cleaning costs, pay-to-play athletics, reduced food choices, and other programs outside the core subjects could be reduced or lost.

Walter Hayward, Jr., 33, is alleged to have stolen the parts from Bowling Green Lincoln and Auto Sales on North Main Street, according to Bowling Green police. Mr. Hayward's arrest comes after a multi-agency investigation involving law enforcement agencies from Sylvania Township, Bowling Green, Wood County, Toledo, and the FBI.

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE - Education, communication and erasing the stigma of drug abuse are some tools needed for helping heroin users, according to former addicts, a police chief and a mother.

A Toledo woman was killed today when a tree fell on her car while she drove a rural Wood County road, authorities said. Almeda Couture, 57, was declared dead at the scene of the 3:06 p.m. accident on Tontogany Creek Road north of Cross Creek Road, Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said in a statement.

A Findlay man was among nine people arrested as part of two recent human trafficking enforcement operations conducted by the Wood County Sheriff's Office.

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 - On Interstate 75 in Wood and Hancock counties, single-lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg to Hancock County 99 from 8 p.m.

Heroin has become the "in drug." Use of heroin and other opiates has reached epidemic proportions in many communities, and Wood County is no exception.

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a tornado warning for southern and eastern Lucas County and northern Wood County that will expire at 8:50 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning for Lucas County and northern Wood County, including Perrysburg and Bowling Green, also remains in effect until 8:45 p.m. The service has canceled a tornado warning for northwestern Lenawee County, though a tornado watch is in effect until 11:00 p.m. for Lenawee and Monroe counties. Forecasters also canceled a tornado and severe thunderstorm warning for southern Wood County, Sandusky County, northeastern Hancock County, and northern Seneca County.

On the day Tricia Miller was sentenced in Wood County Common Pleas Court for selling a fatal dose of heroin to a friend, the former Bowling Green woman allegedly had drugs hidden under her clothing. Tricia A. Miller, 30, who now lists an address in To-ledo of 4621 Overland Pkwy., was indicted by a Wood County grand jury last week on one count of illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility.

Virginia Emmerich, 78, of McClure, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at her residence.

Walbridge police Officer Christopher Buck uses a laptop in his vehicle. As part of the deal with Wood County dispatching services, police can use laptops to file reports and a records system can provide the officer with up-to-date information.

The Columbus-based company seeking to build a 22-mile natural-gas pipeline through parts of Lucas and Wood counties has filed two eminent-domain lawsuits against property owners along the project's route. North Coast Gas Transmission on March 31 sued Scott and Nancy Rogers of Neiderhouse Road, Perrysburg Township, and on Feb. 27 sued Paul Swartz of Wood Creek Road in Perrysburg.

A Fostoria woman was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Stearns Road, west of Ohio 199, near Fostoria, according to a news release from Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn.

A group opposed to the Rossford schools May levy is claiming the district is illegally campaigning for the ballot measure, however, officials with the state auditor's office said school district officials have not violated any campaign laws. The five-member Rossford schools Coalition, led by charter-school employee Roger Gluckin, complained to the auditor's office about a March 16 letter from Superintendent Dan Creps to district residents about the 5.9-mill levy request on the May 5 ballot.

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE - North Baltimore school officials are asking voters to renew an income tax that will appear on the May ballot.

The Wood County Coroner says there is no evidence of foul play in the death of a Bowling Green woman last month.

As of Tuesday, fans had pledged more than $90,000 towards The Last Film Festival , a comedy that stars the late actor as a Hollywood producer whose latest flop has been rejected by every film festival except the one in the small town of O'Hi. Chris Kattan , Katrina Bowden and Jacqueline Bisset co-star.