Coroner: Russo died from multiple blunt trauma in car crash

Prominent Hancock County attorney Ralph Russo died last month from multiple blunt trauma sustained in a car crash, a coroner’s report has found. The Erie County Coroner’s Office on Friday cited only injuries from the July 9 crash on U.S. 6 in its cause of death ruling. Russo, 63,...

James W. Blackburn

James W. Blackburn, 77 of Bloomdale, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born October 25, 1936 in Glo, KY to George and Maggie (Spears) Blackburn. He married Dorothy Holman on May 5, 1956 in Fostoria, Ohio and she survives...

Jack A. Harris Jr.

Jack A. Harris Jr., 51 of Fostoria, Ohio died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo. He was born April 1, 1963 in Tiffin, Ohio to Jack and Margaret Harris Sr. A memorial services may be held at a later date. Burial will be in Fountain...

Tigers edge Yankees, 3-2

DETROIT (AP) — Aside from one big inning, this was a forgettable series for the New York Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi’s team can’t afford many more setbacks in the race for a postseason spot. “We can’t let this gap get too big,” he said. Alex...

St. Wendelin, Old Fort win 1 match apiece

St. Wendelin and Old Fort split a pair of junior high matches Thursday, with St. Wendelin winning the eighth-grade match 25-23, 25-19 and Old Fort taking the seventh-grade meeting 25-14, 15-25, 25-10. Pryzila Oliveros had four aces among her eight points for St. Wendelin’s...
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Marsh helps Elmwood bounce Eastwood in 4

BLOOMDALE — Jasmine Marsh tallied 18 kills and 10 digs for Elmwood in a 25-16, 16-25, 25-19, 25-22 win over Eastwood Thursday night in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Ashley Veryser added 14 kills and four blocks for the Royals (4-1 overall, 2-0 NBC), while Jenna Wilson...

Serena Williams dominates in 2nd round win

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. And, yes, even a 17-time major champion such as Williams can lose in the...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Thursday: • Caller reported someone drove their vehicle through a fence in the 500 block of Van Buren Street location at 8:05 a.m. arrests Thursday: • Ryan Robert Ross, 28, 461 W. Lytle St. Lot 102, was arrested for obstruction. • Raymond E....

Absentee ballots in the mail

Absentee ballots applications are being mailed statewide today for the Nov. 4 election, by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office. More than six million voters should be receiving their ballots within the next few days. “Voters who take advantage of this...

County eyes wellness incentives

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — A proposal to provide Seneca County employees who meet wellness program goals with $300 per participant toward the premium cost, will provide less to employees with family coverage than they currently receive. County Administrator Stacy...
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