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H-L BOE buys new bus

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools Board of Education traded in two of its old buses and bought a new one during its regular meeting Wednesday evening. The bid, from Cardinal bus, has a subtotal of $94,356. The school will trade in two of their current...

Hancock Co. plans St. Patrick’s Day patrols

The Findlay Highway Patrol Post, Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, and Findlay Police Department are teaming up to remove impaired drivers from Hancock County roadways over the holiday weekend. With St. Patrick’s Day weekend on the horizon, all three agencies recognize...

Fire destroys TR 242 home

An fire Wednesday morning significantly damaged a Washington Township home. The fire struck 8606 TR 242 at about 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, said Washington Township Fire Department Chief Tom Moses. It spread to the chimney, attic, bedroom and living room, Moses said. “It pretty...

Kenneth E. Russell

Kenneth E. “Ken” Russell, 78, of Walbridge, entered into God’s Care on March 11, 2014. Ken was born in Fostoria, Ohio on November 2, 1935 to George and Erma Russell, both of whom preceded him in death. He graduated from Fostoria High School in 1953 and Bowling...

Charles Jordan

Charles Jordan, 52 of Fostoria, died early Wednesday morning at St. Catherine’s manor. Arrangements pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home.

Margaret Horner

Margaret Horner, age 85, of Fostoria passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was born in Lansing, New York on June 12, 1928 to Michael and Theresa (Kosa) Farkas. She married Robert D. Horner in Portage, Ohio on July 11, 1948...

Youth baseball tryouts slated

The Tiffin-based Northern Ohio Storm age 9-10 travel baseball team will conduct tryouts March 22 at the Fremont Batting Range, 1405 E. State St. Registration can be done by calling 567-230-6072 or visiting www.facebook.com/nosbaseball.

Lions may have Golden opportunity

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions made it crystal clear to Golden Tate that he was their top target in free agency. They booked a flight for the wide receiver on Tuesday — when free agency began — and courted him the next day at team headquarters. The...

Curtis leads area players in District 7

Elmwood’s Kristen Curtis was a first-team choice in Division III among players honored by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s District 7. Curtis, a 5-foot-9 senior, averaged 16.0 points per game this season on her way to being named the Northern...

Cincinnati’s Mitchell named Ms. Basketball

COLUMBUS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell, a unanimous choice as the 27th annual Associated Press Ms. Basketball winner, stands out from the crowd. Except for team and family photos, that is. Kelsey, a 5-foot-8 senior from state-bound Cincinnati Princeton, is a twin. And they are...