James Allen “Jim” Easley

James Allen “Jim” Easley, 79, of Tupelo, Miss., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at his residence in Tupelo after a brief illness. Mr. Easley was born on Dec. 23, 1934 in Bloomdale to Vance M. Easley and Hazel L. Mellott Easley. He married Edith “Edie” Easley,...

Edison L. White Sr.

Edison L. White Sr., 69 of Fostoria, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born December 18, 1944 in Findlay, Ohio to Homer and Wuanna (Mankin) White. He married Karen A. Crabtree on February 23, 1963 in Fostoria and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving is...

Jason L. Tiell

Jason L. Tiell, age 37, of Findlay, died Thursday morning in Findlay. He was born in Fostoria, Ohio on May 20, 1976. He is survived by his parents, William and Veronica (Tiell) Barfield of Findlay. Jason had been a foreman at Worthington Steel in Columbus. He was a 1995 graduate...

U.S. 224 bridge closure delayed

This weekend’s expected closure of U.S. 224 at Interstate 75 has been delayed a week. Demolition of the bridge’s southern half is now tentatively scheduled for the March 7 weekend. A change in weather necessitated the shift, said Kirk Slusher, Ohio Department of Transportation...

UPDATE: Cooper lost money in tumultuous Q3, long-delayed report shows

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. today released its long-awaited financial results from the third quarter of last year, numbers that were delayed by the lack of reporting because of labor problems at its joint-venture plant in Rongcheng, China. Cooper reported net sales at $832...

Robbery suspect apprehended

At approximately 3:40 p.m.  Friday, Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks reported deputies with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office have arrested Dakota M. Sharninghouse in the Thursday night robbery of the Circle K store on East Lytle Street.

Magazine names Birchaven Village among ‘Best Nursing Homes’

Birchaven Village has been named one of the Best Nursing Homes 2014 by U.S. News & World Report, receiving an overall rating of five out of five possible stars. Birchaven was the only long-term care community in Findlay to receive a five-star rating and one of only 21 percent...

Robbery suspect identified, remains at large

Fostoria police have identified Dakota M. Sharninghouse, 19, as the prime suspect of an armed robbery reported Thursday evening at an East Lytle Street convenience store. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, officers received a 9-1-1 call at approximately 9:15 p.m....

Oh, no! More cold and snow!

No, it’s not over yet. The National Weather Service is calling for significant snow in our area on Saturday night and most of the day Sunday, but it has yet to post accumulation estimates.  Then, it is predicting more cold  weather, especially on Monday night, when the low...

Wise, Sonnenberg win first-round matches

COLUMBUS — Elmwood’s Jake Wise and Van Buren’s Chance Sonnenberg earned Thursday evening off by posting wins in the first round of the Division III state wrestling championships at Ohio State’s Value City Arena. But while the other area wrestlers while...