William W. Peeler

March 17, 2014 at 5:50 in the morning, a genuine man, William Wilson (Bill) Peeler, 75, is at peace. He passed away in his home surrounded by his wife and loving family. Bill was born April 15, 1938 in the family farm home to parents Clyde and Fayma Peeler. He has now joined his...

FIES educator to teach in China

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Tara Slagley, a teacher at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School, received a one-year unpaid leave of absence from the Fostoria school board Monday so she can teach in China. Slagley, a math, science and technology teacher, and her husband will spend...

SKYWARN training set

The annual SKYWARN severe weather spotters training for Wood County will be at 6 p.m. March 26 at Elmwood Schools Community Center, 7650 Jerry City Rd, Bloomdale. The SKYWARN training is presented by the National Weather Service, Cleveland, office and is sponsored by the Wood...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Monday: • Caller reported a non-injury accident at Findlay and West Fourth streets. thefts Sunday: • Complainant reported his truck was broken into on North Wood Street; advised more than $100 was missing. • Caller reported his wife took his car without his...

Block Watch meets Wednesday

Being alert and observant is a simple yet effective way for citizens to help keep their community safe. Safety Service Director Allyson Murray is encouraging residents to attend the monthly Block Watch meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 339 Sandusky...

Bingo raising funds for Pantry-Plus

Tiffin Mall Bingo Hall will host the “Big Cash Bingo Bask” April 6. The winners of this Bingo event will be those families who receive food from Pantry-Plus of Seneca County as all proceeds from the event will go to support the Pantry and feed the hungry who live...

Charge pending against tased teenager

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A criminal charge is pending against the autistic teen tased by Fostoria police earlier this month. Fostoria Police Department is reviewing a charge of persistent disorderly conduct against 16-year-old Jeremiah Ditch, who was tased by police after...

St. Wendelin students attend model UN event

Students from St. Wendelin Catholic School are boarding a bus today to attend the Mid-Atlantic Model United Nations in Kalamazoo, Mich. Sponsored by the Mid-American Global Education Council, Model UN, as it is commonly referred to, is a four-day conference/competition where...

Hyde helping with Good Shepherd fundraiser

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR With Micah Hyde wanting to “pay it forward,” Good Shepherd Home will get a boost in its “Therapy for All” campaign. Hyde, a former All-Ohio performer at Fostoria High School who recently completed his rookie season with the...
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Let the Madness begin

The Associated press College basketball fans, start your brackets. March Madness kicks into high gear this week with the start of the NCAA tournament, the time hoop heads circle the calendar like it’s Christmas. This year’s run through the field of 68 should be a...