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Afghans line up for blocks to vote for new leader

In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, female supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai listen to his speech during a campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two Afghan women shrouded in black emerged from the campaign rally with bundles of sticks _...

Irene E. Lowery

Irene E. Lowery, 88, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:44 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born August 25, 1925 in Gibsonburg to Macey and Clara (Magrum) Hammer. She married Donald E. Lowery June 20, 1950 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Gibsonburg...

Tiffin couple arrested for trafficking drugs

Two Tiffin residents were arrested Friday for trafficking drugs and child endangerment at the Willow Creek Apartments in Tiffin. According to a press release from the Seneca County Drug Task Force–METRICH Enforcement Unit, Tiffin police officers and Seneca County Sheriff...

Pritt pleads not guilty to sex charge

A Fostoria man arrested last week on sex-related charges entered a plea of not guilty Thursday in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. William A. Pritt, 50, 1140 N. TR 21, entered a plea of not guilty to charges of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance, a...

Nutty project spreads food to those in need

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have been an American favorite for years. The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before they graduate high school, according to the National Peanut Board. They’re so popular, in...

Mulch loading starts today

The city of Fostoria will provide mulch loading services on the first Saturday of every month starting today through November at the city compost pile at Foundation Park. A city employee will be on hand at the compost area at Foundation Park from 8 to 11 a.m. to assist Fostoria...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Friday: • Ronald W. Moore, 57, 1521 N. Countyline St. Lot 54, turned himself in on a warrant. citations Friday: • Officer issued a citation for a stop sign violation following a traffic stop on North Town Street. • Officer issued a citation for failure to yield...

Moore pleads not guilty in triple stabbing case

A Fostoria man facing three counts of felonious assault in connection to the early-February stabbing of three people in Tiffin pleaded not guilty Thursday in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Bobby C. Moore, 32, 1521 N. Countyline St., Lot 107, entered a plea of not guilty to...

Elmwood teams finish fifth at Liberty-Benton Relays

FINDLAY — A pair of third-place finishes led Elmwood’s boys to fifth place in Friday night’s season-opening Liberty-Benton Relays. Eastwood won the boys meet with 116 points to 76 for Bowling Green. Elmwood scored 35 points and Fostoria High School was seventh...

Swisher, Gomes homer; Indians win home opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, two batters after Yan Gomes connected for a solo shot, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 home-opening win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Swisher’s homer off Mike Pelfrey (0-1) allowed the...