Glass Pageant Court crowned

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times The 2014 Glass Court was selected Wednesday evening at the 22nd Annual Fostoria Glass Pageant in the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School Performing Arts Center. Winners were, from left to right, (back) Petite Glass Princess May Coppler, Glass Queen...

Columbia Gas lays out plan

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Columbia Gas of Ohio hosted a public meeting Tuesday evening highlighting the company’s current pipeline-replacement project taking place in Fostoria. Those who have noticed a slew of neon vests and orange cones along a stretch of North...

Breech pleads not guilty to felony drug charges

A Fostoria woman arrested on drug charges last month pleaded not guilty last week out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Meredith A. Breech, 34, 470 Linwood Ave., is charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, drug abuse, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of...

Clark gets life sentence in Carey murders

Richard L. Clark Jr. will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and another man inside a Carey clubhouse. Clark, 65, of rural Tiffin, was sentenced this morning on two counts of aggravated murder in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court....

Pettaway pleads not guilty in METRICH raid

A Fostoria man arrested last month during a METRICH raid entered a plea of not guilty to multiple drug charges. Chester Pettaway Jr., 35, 303 E. Tiffin St., pleaded not guilty to two counts of trafficking drugs, a third-degree felony, and one count of possession of criminal...

Kirk pleads not guilty to drug charges

A Fostoria woman arrested in February on multiple drug charges entered a plea of not guilty in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Maleta Kirk, 52, 404 E. Tiffin St., pleaded not guilty April 25 to charges of possession of cocaine, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of criminal...

Fostorian gets jail for firing gun

A Fostoria man was sentenced to two years of probation and 30 days in jail Monday for firing a weapon in Tiffin last November. Tyler W. Earl, 24, 207 Jeanette Dr., pleaded no contest to and was found guilty of the charges of inducing panic and discharging a weapon in the city in...

Reineke is GOP choice for House seat

FREMONT — Bill Reineke Jr. won the Republican nomination Tuesday to represent the Ohio 88th House District, which covers Sandusky County and most of Seneca County. Propelled by a strong Seneca County voter turnout, the Tiffin car dealer garnered 49 percent of the vote in a...

Milbank: Meet the chief prosecutor in the GOP’s Benghazi show trial

Rep. Trey Gowdy, the tea party Republican tapped to lead the new committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks, made a telling slip Wednesday morning in describing his mission. Asked by MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough about the possibility that his panel’s work would...

Lane: Reaching a verdict on the era of mass incarceration

Though the U.S. prison population of 1.5 million in 2012 was far larger than that of any other country, both in absolute terms and as a percentage of population, the era of ever-increasing “mass incarceration” is ending. The number of state and federal inmates peaked in 2009 and...