Trial having impact on college sports

the associated press Sonny Vaccaro already feels like a winner, no matter how a federal judge rules in the antitrust lawsuit he helped bring against the NCAA. He believes college athletes are winners, too, now that universities are moving toward reforms that were barely being...

Murray, Djokovic move closer to semifinal clash

LONDON (AP) — As the rain at Wimbledon wreaks havoc with the schedule, and players start to complain, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have found little reason to worry about the weather. It helped that both got to play Monday on Centre Court, the only spot at the All England...

LeBron heading list of NBA free agents

the associated press The people of Cleveland burned LeBron James’ jersey when he jilted the Cavaliers four years ago. They cursed his name and swore he was no son of theirs any longer. They cheered his defeats on South Beach with more enthusiasm than they cheered his...

Merle K. Fondessy

Merle K. Fondessy, 77, of Clay Center, died Monday afternoon, June 30, 2014, at The Toledo Hospital, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Merle was born February 5, 1937 in Clay Center to Kenneth and Mary (Kekelic) Fondessy. On September 6, 1957, in Monroe, Michigan, he married...

Vern R. Elchert

Vern R. Elchert, 71, of New Riegel, passed away Sunday morning, June 29, 2014 at his home. He was born on February 22, 1943 in New Riegel to Louis E. and Irene B. (Schalk) Elchert. On May 18, 1963, in All Saints Catholic Church St. Peter Chapel, Alvada, he married Donna Gillig....

Wanda M. Dull

Wanda M. Dull, 91, of Findlay, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Judson Palmer Home, Findlay. She was born November 19, 1922 in West Millgrove to Charles and Edith (Echelbarger) Clark. She married John O. Dull on Oct. 23, 1960 in Tiffin and he died June 13, 2000....

Charles L. Dodge

Charles L. Dodge, 62, of Fostoria, passed away Sunday morning, June 29, 2014 at his home. He was born on June 14, 1952 in Boston, MA. to Charles T. and Marie (Buonopane) Dodge. He first married Marjorie Haubert in May of 1973 and they divorced. He then married Deborah Johnson in...

Anne M. Steinmetz

Anne Marie Steinmetz, 83, peacefully passed away, surrounded by her immediate family, on June 29, 2014. She was born to Lawrence F. and Margaret L. (Bour) Fleck on June 16, 1931 in Tiffin. Anne was married to Richard J. Steinmetz on April 21, 1951 in St. Mary Church, Tiffin, and...

Public Record

Fostoria thefts Sunday: • Complainant came on station and advised his East Crocker Street home and stole two TVs. vandalism Sunday: • A Starr Avenue caller advised someone threw a hard-boiled egg at her back door. miscellaneous Monday: • Officer advised charges...

Man loses foot in train jump

A male subject was transported to the hospital Monday night after his foot was cut off while jumping off a train along Columbus Avenue. Radio traffic about 8:30 p.m. indicated a man jumped from a rail car and his foot was cut off. Fostoria Police Department and Fostoria Fire...