Lucas County’s annual bridge inspection revealed that most county bridges are in good shape.
There’s a new sheriff in town. On January 4, Mike Navarre was sworn in as the new Lucas County sheriff, replacing John Tharp who retired. Sheriff Navarre, left, took the oath of office in front of the historic Peter Navarre Cabin at Toledo Botanical Garden.
The Lucas County commissioners opened their January 5 meeting with a moment of silence in remembrance of county recorder Phil Copeland who died on the first day of 2021.
Despite a year that saw many twists and turns in the local economy, the Springfield Township zoning department maintained a relatively healthy amount of activity.
In northwest Ohio, it’s never too cold to take a dip in the water and Springfield Township residents proved that in spades, jumping into the pond at Community Homecoming Park for the second annual New Year’s Day Springfield Splash. Leading the charge into the ice cold water were Trustees Andy Glenn and Tom Anderson Jr., far left. Mr. Glenn initiated the tradition last year.