Prep football: Comets streak past Redmen

      By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER GENOA — Genoa and Fostoria High School didn’t bother to call a pass play in the first half amidst a cold and steady downpour Friday night. They didn’t need to either. Both running games picked up steady yardage, but...

Complaint against Hite spells out sexual harassment allegations

Former state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, repeatedly propositioned a woman working for the state until she filed a sexual harassment complaint on Oct. 11, leading to Hite’s resignation five days later. The Courier on Friday obtained a copy of the sexual harassment complaint after...

Robert C. Barringer Jr.

Robert “Bob” C. Barringer Jr., 51, formerly of Fostoria, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Arrangements are pending at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, Ohio.

Five perish in early morning blaze

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Five bodies were recovered inside a home that caught fire early Thursday morning in Seneca County, including a cadet with Bascom Joint Fire District. Authorities have identified one of the victims of the deadly blaze as 19-year-old Austin...

South Side Drive Thru robbed

South Side Drive Thru was robbed Thursday evening, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. The deputy handling the case was unavailable for comment. No further information was available at press time.

Move-in date for Justice Center delayed

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER Members of the Seneca County Justice Center Leadership Core Team got a bit of a surprise Thursday. It was announced during their monthly meeting the move-in dates for the building have been pushed back a month or two. Until that meeting, the team had...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Thursday: • Nathan Jewell, no age or address listed, was arrested on a warrant at a Peeler Drive location. citations Thursday: • Officer issued a citation for a stop sign violation following a report of a traffic accident at West Center and South Union streets....

United Way moving closer to funding goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United Way of Fostoria is moving right along in its mission to change lives one at a time. At the second rally of the 2017 campaign season, officials announced $60,254.76 — nearly 31 percent of the $195,000 goal — has been raised for...

Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Thursday’s Results Toledo City League Tol. Waite 34, Tol. Rogers 18 Around Ohio Cin. Aiken 56, Cin. Riverview East 0 Cin. Clark Montessori 27, Cin. College Prep. 26 Cols. Ready 35, Cols. Bexley 7 Day. Ponitz Tech. 32, Cin. Hughes 8 Franklin 24, Brookville 21...

Regional cross country capsules

Regional Cross Country Capsules At Tiffin’s Hedges Boyer Park Division III Boys WHEN: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. AREA TEAMS COMPETING: Hopewell-Loudon. AREA INDIVIDUALS: Dylan Moes & Braden Schaser (Lakota); Mike Heilman & Devyn Smith (Old Fort). QUALIFIERS: Seven teams,...