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3 indicted on heroin charges

Three people were indicted by the Seneca County Grand Jury last week on drug trafficking charges. Ashley M. Potter, 25, 1201 Beier Dr., was indicted on one count of trafficking in heroin, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly selling the illegal drug on or about Nov. 12, 2013,...

Princess luncheon details issued

Fostoria SummerFest will host a Little Princess Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. July 19 as part of the festivities. Tickets are pre-sale only and limited to the first 50 girls ages four and older. All princesses must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Ticket cost is $15 per child or...

Wood County eyes expansion for justice center

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A proposed expansion to the Wood County Justice Center would save the county money and greatly reduce the jail’s overcrowding epidemic, Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said Thursday. Wasylyshyn appeared before the Wood County Commissioners Thursday...

Kasich signs bill on Bettsville-Old Fort

Gov. John Kasich put his “John Hancock” this week on a key piece of legislation, bringing the merger of Bettsville and Old Fort school districts one step closer to reality. Kasich signed into action House Bill 487, which included several educational amendments to...

Leading the way

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A furry black friend was the highlight of a Fostoria Lions Club gathering Thursday evening at Good Shepherd Home. Barkley, an 18-month old standard Poodle, demonstrated his skills as a Pilot Dog by walking blindfolded volunteers up and down the...

What’s the latest in investigation of Gov. Walker?

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Court documents released publicly for the first time Thursday offer new insight into prosecutors’ secret investigation of potential illegal campaign fundraising activities by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign. In the documents, state...
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Presbyterian assembly: Gay marriage is Christian

AAA Jun. 19, 2014 8:10 PM ETPresbyterian assembly: Gay marriage is Christian Gary Lyon, of Leechburg, PA, left, and Bill Samford, of Hawley, PA., celebrate after a vote allowing Presbyterian pastors discretion in marrying same-sex couples at the 221st General Assembly of the...
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Prosecutors: Gov. Walker part of criminal scheme

FILE – In this May 3, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Milwaukee. Newly released documents show prosecutors are alleging Walker was at the center of a nationwide “criminal scheme” to illegally coordinate with outside...

Pirates Beat Reds On Russell Walk-off Walk In 12th

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Devin Mesoraco hit a solo homer off Pirates closer Jason Grilli with one out...

Pirates 4, Reds 3, 12 Innings,

Two outs when winning run scored. E_G.Sanchez (2). LOB_Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 14. 2B_B.Hamilton (11), Votto (12), Cozart (12), P.Alvarez (8), Barmes (4). HR_Mesoraco (10). SB_B.Hamilton (29). CS_Frazier (4), Barmes (1). S_Bailey. SF_Votto, Bruce. HBP_by Cingrani (Barmes)....