5 counties have Level 1 weather alerts

Thanks to slushy and slippery roads, Hancock County and four nearby counties remain under a Level 1 weather alert today. Also under a Level 1 alert are Henry, Seneca, Putnam and Wood counties. An alert warns motorists that roadways are hazardous, and suggests they drive with...

Three arrested after traffic stop reveals $24,000 in Ecstasy pills

Three people from Kentucky are facing felony drug charges after they were stopped this morning on Interstate 75 in Findlay with approximately $24,000 in Ecstasy pills, according to the Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Darius Reaves, 42; Martise Corley, 35; and...

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

I’m movin’ on, movin’ on from town to townI’m movin’ on, little darlin’, I can’t seem to slow me down – Bad Company She enjoys telling me where to go, this voice inside my auto. Her name is Samantha and she came with a new Garmin...

Train hits vehicle stuck on tracks

By BRIAN BOHNERT and MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER No one was injured Wednesday when a vehicle stuck at a Union Street railroad crossing was hit by a passing train. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, William E. King, 45, of College Avenue, was attempting to cross the...

New-look council set to open 2014

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A new era will be ushered in to Fostoria City Council as one new representative will be sworn in to office during tonight’s meeting. Jonathan Hay, a pastoral associate for St. Wendelin Catholic Church and Schools, will take his oath as the...

Too cold for a fridge?

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Sub-zero temperatures have created problems for not only your health, your car, and your traveling capabilities, but for your household appliances as well. According to Ralph Smothers, President at Ralph’s Joy of Living, 33 N. Washington St.,...

Sharing Kitchen to heat up Friday

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The sub-zero temperatures that plagued much of the area this week shut down restaurants, grocery stores, schools and even city buildings. But the mountains of snow and dangerously frigid wind chills also forced the closure of one of Fostoria’s...
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