Keiffer gets military nod

Senator Sherrod Brown today announced his nomination of 50 Ohio students from 35 Ohio counties to attend a U.S. Military Service Academy. Included in his list is Mikael Keiffer of Fostoria, Hancock County. Keiffer attends Arcadia High School. “Ohio schools are training...

Terra pins nursing students

The ninth graduating class of Terra State Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program received their nursing pins during a ceremony Dec. 18 at the college. Susan Kajfasz, MSN, RN, CNS, NE-BC, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Terra, was chosen by the graduating...

Benefit for fire victims slated at New Nest

Relatives of the woman who lost everything in a mobile home fire last week will host a benefit on her behalf at The New Nest later this month. In an effort to raise money for Desirae Keeran, resident of a mobile home that caught fire at Nye’s Trailer Park last Thursday,...

Mohawk steals victory from St. Wendelin, 58-48

By SHANNON DOVE sports writer Much like the Detroit Lions or the Cleveland Browns in the NFL, St. Wendelin let this one get away in high school boys basketball. Two short jump shots by Hunter Fitschen and a Mitch Parker steal and layup put Mohawk up 43-40 midway through the...

Friday’s Scores

Ashville Teays Valley 58, Circleville 43 Bloomdale Elmwood 70, Pemberville Eastwood 32 Caledonia River Valley 48, Delaware Buckeye Valley 43 Centerburg 56, Sparta Highland 22 Cols. Grandview Hts. 36, Bloom-Carroll 31 Cols. Independence 43, Tree of Life 33 Columbiana Crestview 40,...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Grand Rapids 3, Chicago 1 Rochester 5, Utica 2 Charlotte 4, Texas 3 Springfield 4, Albany 3, OT Adirondack 1, Hershey 0, OT Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Hartford, 7 p.m. Syracuse at Toronto, 7 p.m....

Don’t limit the NSA’s effectiveness

Steven G. Bradbury headed the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel from 2005 to 2009 and led the legal effort to obtain initial court approval for the National Security Agency’s telephone metadata collection. Given the political sensitivities around the...

Ignatius: Ben Bernanke, crisis manager

When Ben Bernanke was asked last month what historians would write about his eight-year tenure as Fed chairman, which ends Jan. 31, he gave a characteristically reticent answer: “I’ll be interested to see. I hope I live long enough to read the textbooks.” The...

Parker: There they go again

If you happen to be one of those who enjoy politics as a blood sport, 2014’s midterm election promises to be a carnival of gore. And that’s just in the Republican Party. Democrats must be giddy. After ending 2013 with tails tucked, thanks to a series of errors,...

Will: Politics, by the numbers

Two years from today, Iowa — dark, brooding, enigmatic Iowa — will be enjoying its quadrennial moment as the epicenter of the universe. And in 10 months, voters will vent their spleens — if they still are as splenetic as they now claim to be — in...