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...
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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...
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Robinson: The ‘beautiful game’ of World Cup soccer

Eugene Robinson Opinion writer Eugene Robinson writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture, contributes to the PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In a three-decade career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign...
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Zakaria: An enclave strategy for Iraq

Fareed Zakaria Opinion writer Fareed Zakaria writes a foreign affairs column for The Post. He is also the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and editor at large of Time magazine. Can Iraq hold together? It’s worth examining what is happening in that country through a...
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Gerson: Stop the blame game and save Iraq

Michael Gerson Opinion writer Michael Gerson is a nationally syndicated columnist who appears twice weekly in The Post. The debate over who lost Iraq is tempting, emotionally satisfying and even, in some cases, historically instructive. But it is not the focus of serious foreign...
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Less incarceration could lead to less crime

By Ken Cuccinelli and and Deborah Daniels June 19 at 7:39 PM Ken Cuccinelli II was attorney general of Virginia from 2010 to this year and is president of the Senate Conservatives Fund. Deborah Daniels was assistant U.S. attorney general for the Office of Justice Programs from...
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The U.S. should not abandon those who helped in Iraq

By Becca Heller June 19 at 7:41 PM Becca Heller is the co-founder and director of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. “[Terrorists] controlled Mosul [and are] now heading to Salahuddin. We are in great danger now. They are looking those who have worked from the U.S. . . . I and...