Murder trial update: Doctors testify about child’s injuries

A doctor who specializes in child abuse pediatrics testified Thursday that in his professional opinion, 2-year-old Breydon Ferrell died of abuse. “I think someone grabbed him and slammed him against something hard and in the process, broke his head and his leg,” said Dr. Randall...

Commissioners seeking to upgrade county phone system

The Hancock County commissioners want to replace the analog phone system with a digital system by September this year, a process which has been discussed for several years and has an estimated price of more than $800,000 for equipment and service. Curt Smith, with the county’s...

SW helping house Fostoria students

Officials have announced that students in grades 7 and 8 will be moving to St. Wendelin Catholic School to continue their education during the cleanup process. They are not yet releasing details as far as a start date or transportation information; however, the cleanup and...

St. Wendelin to host Fostoria High 7th and 8th graders temporarily after school fire

St. Wendelin School will be temporarily hosting seventh and eighth graders from Fostoria Junior/Senior High School as cleanup efforts start following Tuesday’s fire, according to Fostoria City Schools. The district says it is close to finalizing a place for its ninth...

Plans moving ahead for juvenile/probate court renovations

Plans are moving ahead for extensive renovations to the Hancock County Juvenile/Probate Court building in Dorney Plaza to improve security and court operations. The county commissioners, Hancock County Juvenile/Probate Judge Kristen Johnson and court Administrator Shawn Carpenter...

Michigan man hurt in Alvada rollover crash

A Michigan man was injured Wednesday when the tanker truck he was driving rolled over on U.S. 23, near Alvada, according to the Fremont Post of the State Highway Patrol and media reports. Andrew Nichols, 29, of Michigan,was traveling southbound on U.S. 23, according to reports,...

Hickory House

Milepost 1273 Well, my friend Mel has been at it again.  This time, he’s built the “Hickory House” for his Southern Pacific themed layout.  He started the project back in September and did get it finished by the end of the year… with a few hours...

Liking the Hot Seat

The heat is on, yeah, the heat is on, the heat is onBurning, burning, burning  –  Glen Frey OK, so I was wrong. Shopping for a new auto last spring, I finally decided on a newer model. The dealer informed me this car came with heated seats. Heated car seats? Who...
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Public Record

Fostoria accidents Tuesday: • Two vehicle non-injury crash was reported at 9:17 a.m. at North County Road 7 and West Oak Street. Complainants advised to go to the front office of Hopewell-Loudon High School. arrests Tuesday: • Ryan Johnson was brought down by the...
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Toddler’s bedroom recreated for jury

By EILEEN MCCLORY for the review times An Arlington man who is accused of murdering a 2-year-old boy told different accounts of what happened to the child, a police sergeant testified Wednesday. Brent R. Houdeshell is accused of killing Breydon Ferrell, the son of...
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