K-9 unit walks the Block

By Morgan Manns Staff Writer Fostoria police officer Brandon Bell and canine officer Riky were the guest speakers at the city’s Block Watch meeting Wednesday evening at Flippin’ Jimmy’s. The meeting was centered around the roles of canine officers and their...

Flood fears on the rise

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As warmer temperatures creep into the area, they bring with them the threat of rain showers and possible flooding. According to the National Weather Service, a 90 percent chance of rain has been predicted for Thursday with possible snow and/or...

Fund set up for city fire victims

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Pamela and Maynard Eatherton had only lived at 533 S. Main St. for less than two months when a grease fire roared through their residence Feb. 11, taking everything they had. Clothes, furniture, electronics and even toys for their two young...

Update: Bluffton woman loses home in fire

BLUFFTON — A Bluffton woman was left homeless Tuesday after fire destroyed her residence at 490 Ohio 103, said Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn. Mary Ann Saum lived in the cabin with two dogs and two cats. Saum was uninjured, but her dogs did not escape the fire, Kinn said. Her cats...

Homeowner rejects housing murder suspect on bond

A woman who said she co-owns the property where a man charged with murder may reside while on bond has objected to his release there. Amanda Johnson on Wednesday said Ralph Harris III may not live at her East Foulke Avenue rental home, according to her letter to the Hancock...

Moderate flooding possible for Blanchard River on Friday

Rain Thursday could cause the Blanchard River to rise to moderate flood stage at Findlay on Friday, the National Weather Service says. The weather service’s latest estimate shows a possible Findlay crest of 12.1 feet on Friday night, which would put the river just above moderate...

Free class prepares seniors for portraits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the end of the school year swiftly approaches, it’s time for juniors to schedule their senior portrait sessions. In an effort to provide students with tips and hints on how to “look their best” for their senior pictures, local...

Tickets available for SW contest

St. Wendelin is selling tickets in advance for its boys basketball team’s first-round Division IV sectional contest. St. Wendelin will face Mohawk at 7 p.m. next Tuesday at Fostoria High School. Tickets are available in St. Wendelin’s main office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Bluffton eliminates Elmwood from tourney

By ANDREW WILLIAMS for the review times MOUNT BLANCHARD — Full-court pressure defense can be a great weapon to wear down an opponent and force turnovers that turn into easy baskets on the offensive end. When both teams utilize it, though, as Elmwood and Bluffton did in a...

Arlington girls hammer Vanlue, 64-29

FINDLAY — Arlington scored nearly 50 points combined in the second and third quarters Tuesday night on its way to beating Vanlue 64-29 in girls Division IV sectional seminfinal play at Findlay High School. Arlington (15-6) will play Carey at 6:15 p.m. Saturday at Findlay in...
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