Prep wrestling: Kiser takes charge of FHS wrestling program

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Justin Kiser does not have quantity at hand in his first year as Fostoria High School’s head wrestling coach. But he believes he does have some quality to work with to help advance the school’s wrestling program. “We can get a few,...

Prep basketball: Gillig going strong for New Riegel

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Brianna Gillig, like most players, began her high school basketball career in a complementary role. She contributed to New Riegel’s run to the Division IV regional semifinals, but the go-to Blue Jackets were senior...

Accident reported near Arcadia

ARCADIA – An injury accident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. tonight on Hancock County 216, a mile east of Arcadia. Scanner reports indicate a vehicle drove into a ditch, and two occupants reported minor injuries. Additional details will be reported as they become available.
Star Wars holiday Light Display in Texas

Video: The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

Bright holiday lights, show the power of Star Wars ‘the dark side’: A San Antonio man has finished a tricked-out Christmas light display with a Star Wars theme. It features more than 15,000 lights galactic-style music.  

Hancock sales taxes experiencing up-and-down year so far

It has been a see-saw for Hancock County sales tax receipts in recent months with a slight increase one month and a slight decrease the next. For the year, receipts are slightly higher than 2016, according to information from the county auditor’s office. Sales tax revenue for...
Christmas Deer Rescue

Red-suited man on a sled rescues a deer on frozen pond 

ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer. The reverse-reality Christmas-season tale played out when a deer wandered onto a frozen golf...
Spry Living Dec-2017 with Octavia Spencer

Spry Living ‘Make Room for Joy’ December ‘zine

Make Room for Joy Exclusive with Octavia Spencer, shares her cherished Christmas Traditions! (Actress Octavia Spencer from the Montgomery, Alabama area –stars in the movie The Shape of Water)  
Ancient Giant Penguin

Ancient giant penguin, Big as a Human

MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about 20 pounds (9 kilograms)...
Read Carpet Stormtroopers London

Video: ‘Star Wars’ mania grips London

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” cast members including Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega hit the red carpet at ‘s Royal Albert Hall for the film’s star-studded European premiere.